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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-19-07, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,827
Posted By workingbike
While there might be *some* minor differences...

While there might be *some* minor differences from 4 to 5. The only important one is that you should only use the outer cable where you can see lots of strands poking out of the casing ( i.e. NOT...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-07-07, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,701
Posted By workingbike
Sorry, should have figured that out. I am...

Sorry, should have figured that out.

I am finding the right gloves difficult to source, I may do what some others have suggested and make some handlebar covers and use a thinner glove. People call...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-30-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By workingbike
I used to ride sometimes with someone that had...

I used to ride sometimes with someone that had "solid" tires, they were some kind of foam plastic/rubber thing. They lasted just about forever. They had a very "square" profile and were noticeably...
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-30-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By workingbike
Definitely free, it would make sense however, to...

Definitely free, it would make sense however, to have on hand examples of suitable products, gloves, masks, tires etc. for sale, ( maybe at special price? ) i think the goodwill would lead to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-23-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By workingbike
Do you mean toe clips? I didn't ride those for...

Do you mean toe clips? I didn't ride those for long, couldn't get on with them.
I would imagine something stiff in the sole and smooth around the toe,
wouldn't want anything snagging on the straps...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-23-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By workingbike
You could try these guys. ...

You could try these guys.

http://www.bikeatac.com/

http://usasports.zaavy.com/productslist2.aspx?CategoryID=126

Just a couple of random picks from a google search "custom bicycle jerseys"
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-23-07, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,082
Posted By workingbike
Geeze, what kind of cassette do you run? And what...

Geeze, what kind of cassette do you run? And what kind of RD?
Thats a big spread, I'm jealous! :)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-23-07, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By workingbike
I use Crank Bros Eggbeaters and love them. They...

I use Crank Bros Eggbeaters and love them. They are a little tricky to learn where to place you feet though when clipping in.
I have slipped off the pedals when rushing it or when particularly...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-23-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By workingbike
Congratulations on joining the gang! ...

Congratulations on joining the gang!

Questions.

1. Did you buy it at a bike store or department store?
2. Did the salesperson make any adjustments to the bike for you?
What were the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-18-07, 07:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,818
Posted By workingbike
A troll and a pratt, so he swtches sides? to the...

A troll and a pratt, so he swtches sides? to the side WITH THE TRAFFIC COMING FROM BEHIND HIM?



So have delusional pratts and trolls.

"Lets try this again"

Lets not. Plonk!
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-16-07, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,701
Posted By workingbike
Sorry, Translation problem? Do not understand.

Sorry, Translation problem? Do not understand.
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-16-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,701
Posted By workingbike
Oooh! good one ! Thanks!

Oooh! good one ! Thanks!
Forum: Commuting 09-16-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,265
Posted By workingbike
Heh! I saw a bumper sticker driving thru there. ...

Heh! I saw a bumper sticker driving thru there.
"N. Michigan, the land of 2 seasons, Swatting and Shoveling!"

:D

I am ready pretty much for Winter, which is handy as we have had some early...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-16-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By workingbike
I carry both, I try to have 2-3 CO2 bottles in...

I carry both, I try to have 2-3 CO2 bottles in the bag. I will of course, use the CO2 for preference, but sometimes I forget to pack a fresh bottle or I want to puff up the tube for fitting or to get...
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-15-07, 07:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,212
Posted By workingbike
+1 That bit about the temperature swings is why I...

+1 That bit about the temperature swings is why I want to have 2 bikes this winter, first will have studded tires for snow and ice days, the second will have Continental Top Contact winter tires...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-14-07, 11:11 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 18,406
Posted By workingbike
Ahh, Jeez. I got directed here by one of the...

Ahh, Jeez.

I got directed here by one of the mods after I replied to one of his earlier posts. Thanks ( I think ) Donna.

I didn't know him and had only noted in passing some of his comments....
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-14-07, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By workingbike
Acording to their FAQ, it will work, but will...

Acording to their FAQ, it will work, but will wear the tread *real* fast!
(Front ski is optional)

Check this out.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=IvnU64S2Pho

If I get enough disposable funds...
Forum: Commuting 09-14-07, 07:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,944
Posted By workingbike
read your first post, thought , " thats an idea!"...

read your first post, thought , " thats an idea!" then saw this and thought "dammit!" Then thought " Hey! I'm going to disc!! Yahoo!"

I may try this at some point, what I'm aiming for this Winter...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,167
Posted By workingbike
I had one mechanic tell me to spray the caliper...

I had one mechanic tell me to spray the caliper with Windex? I have my doubts about that. Maybe use Auto Brake Cleanser Spray? I intend to put a set of mechanical discs on this Winter, Hayes or...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By workingbike
Legality, at least in Alberta, means you can't...

Legality, at least in Alberta, means you can't back out onto the lane opposite. That is, you can back out onto the neartest kerb lane in such a way as you end up facing the way you are supposed to...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-07, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By workingbike
Which decision?

Which decision?
Forum: Commuting 09-11-07, 09:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,445
Posted By workingbike
Here is an example of a video shot by the earlier...

Here is an example of a video shot by the earlier model of the OS cam (ATC1?)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dj1Ifq9Tfas

This is the vid that made me want to get a camera
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-11-07, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,881
Posted By workingbike
Lords of the Logistic, mostly small motorbikes,...

Lords of the Logistic, mostly small motorbikes, but a few bicycles as well.
http://aistigave.hit.bg/Logistics/
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-10-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By workingbike
+100 I read this story and thought it...

+100

I read this story and thought it wonderful as well. V. Cool Lady!
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-10-07, 09:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,962
Posted By workingbike
For learning, books, and check local colleges and...

For learning, books, and check local colleges and universities etc, call them up and ask if they have courses. My local has them and I am about to sign up for a wheelbuilding course as that is the...
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