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Forum: Living Car Free 05-03-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,881
Posted By Antaresia
my first bike, an 80's CCM mixte. It's showing...

my first bike, an 80's CCM mixte. It's showing it's age and steel rims remove a lot of it's practicality (I live in a rainy city). I only keep it for biking to skeezy areas because I don't care so...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-04-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,388
Posted By Antaresia
bad eyesight sunglass-solutions

For those of us who have less than 20/20, I was wondering what you all do for sun protection. I already know I can't deal with contacts, but if you want to list any pros or cons of your preferred...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-23-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,033
Posted By Antaresia
car-free lady here weighing in. Most major...

car-free lady here weighing in.

Most major life-changes are going to change you're attractiveness, both ways. Like if you got a mowhawk, sure you'd be unattractive to some ladies, but now a new...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-23-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,274
Posted By Antaresia
Meanwhile in Canada: No C&C, everyone is...

Meanwhile in Canada:

No C&C, everyone is eaten by dogs.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-21-12, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,665
Posted By Antaresia
I like cyclemeter too. I like how it gives you a...

I like cyclemeter too. I like how it gives you a map on top of google maps, though I'm sure other apps do it.


http://j.mp/RmUxjd


That was a group ride, it was a leisure pace and a lot of...
Forum: Foo 09-05-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 513
Posted By Antaresia
My primary transportation DEFINITELY runs on beer.

My primary transportation DEFINITELY runs on beer.
Forum: Commuting 09-05-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 53,209
Posted By Antaresia
http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Candoia/bi...

http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Candoia/bike/apollo2.jpg

By the broken light table at the back of the shop. I chain it around the support beams when the bay door is left open.
My...
Forum: Commuting 08-30-12, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,498
Posted By Antaresia
my C&V road franken-bike, single speed...

my C&V road franken-bike, single speed conversion. Simple drive train for cheap replacement, so I don't have to feel bad about the daily wear and tear. I'll commute on my new cyclecross for fun...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-27-12, 05:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,579
Posted By Antaresia
You also have to look at how many of those...

You also have to look at how many of those accidents were the fault of the cyclist, how many could have been prevented by the cyclist driving like they were invisible and everyone is trying to kill...
Forum: Commuting 08-24-12, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 74,683
Posted By Antaresia
sad. Sometimes, I'll chat a little with...

sad.
Sometimes, I'll chat a little with blue-Traitor-guy when we get stuck at the same stop light. Today I saw him drafting a semi. Like, full out on the trailer's butt, no way the driver could...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-24-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,662
Posted By Antaresia
I got this seat: ...

I got this seat:
http://www.triathloncentre.com/collections/bbb-products/products/bbb-saddles-anatomic-design
because it was cheap on craigslist, and I was looking to cheap-up my city beater. I...
Forum: Commuting 08-23-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,568
Posted By Antaresia
I'm surprised this didn't come up sooner. I do...

I'm surprised this didn't come up sooner. I do live in a big city with lots of colleges/universities and I can't even imagine parking a nice new bike like a jamis near a campus, every day, for the...
Forum: Commuting 08-23-12, 10:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,736
Posted By Antaresia
http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Candoia/bi...

http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Candoia/bike/commute1.png

what you're looking at here is a small cement island in the middle of the road, and a cement barrier on the side of the road, it's...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-22-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By Antaresia
I like to keep a variety of beers on hand, but I...

I like to keep a variety of beers on hand, but I am a huge micro brew snob with a preference for IPA's.

deschutes summer ale is my current favorite,
Whistler Brewing - pretty much anything they...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-21-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By Antaresia
Maybe it's my age, but I LOVE obnoxious 80's -...

Maybe it's my age, but I LOVE obnoxious 80's - early 90's paint jobs. Neon and splatter paint make me happy. My least favorite paint jobs are on a lot of roadies, that generic, tri-colour,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-08-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Antaresia
Yes, yes. I have an expensive fitted CX bike for...

Yes, yes. I have an expensive fitted CX bike for commuting/long rides/light weekend tours, now it's hardly ever ridden. I bought a crappy, cheap, old, HEAVY franken-bike SS conversion for chucking...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-07-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Antaresia
You are going to look like a tool in a helmet,...

You are going to look like a tool in a helmet, but it's the law so no one is going to fault you for it. If anyone does, tell them it's worth it for the wicked awesome toned legs you're working...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-02-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,114
Posted By Antaresia
I don't really see a point in judging either...

I don't really see a point in judging either side. You want to poodle around on a bike that's above your fitness level and above 9 months of my rent? Cool. I'm not about to tell anyone what they...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-02-12, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Antaresia
hum, I think the ramps on the T3 slope too much. ...

hum, I think the ramps on the T3 slope too much. I'm looking for a longer, flatter ramp.

I put together more photos, it might help : /
...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-01-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Antaresia
can't find any logos on them, they're old...

can't find any logos on them, they're old salvaged bars from who knows where. Any sort of ball park guess would help, I don't even know where to start.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-01-12, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Antaresia
drop bar id

I'd like to know what a modern equivalent to these drops might be:

http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Candoia/bike/Apollo-1.png

So I can stick them on my soma. The above bike is super...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-31-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By Antaresia
If you're asking this question on a bike form...

If you're asking this question on a bike form instead of a kayak form, I think you already know what you want.

I would keep the bike.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-27-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,117
Posted By Antaresia
Same here, and even at that hour there is too...

Same here, and even at that hour there is too much traffic in the city for me to get on sidewalk & wait for every car.

I don't go out of my way to bike at night, but I do enjoy it. Problems...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-25-12, 12:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By Antaresia
three, a Soma that was for light cc...

three,

a Soma that was for light cc touring, but it doesn't fit well (because my LBS fitter sucks)

a chepo single speed conversion beater that I ride anywhere that doesn't require gears (I...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-20-12, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By Antaresia
In my city, you aren't allowed to lock your bike...

In my city, you aren't allowed to lock your bike to the bus rack. I've had to transport my bike this way a few times, I lock the wheel to the frame so at least it can't be ridden away. I also stay...
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