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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-09-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By Throwmeabone
You're really lucky that didn't happen while you...

You're really lucky that didn't happen while you were riding it or you would have gone down for sure.
Forum: Commuting 02-25-09, 11:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,285
Posted By Throwmeabone
It's not dangerous at all. It just shows you've...

It's not dangerous at all. It just shows you've gotten over the baseless fears that are the reason people think you're crazy for riding a bike to work. You don't have to be scared but just don't...
Forum: Commuting 02-05-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 804
Posted By Throwmeabone
That was a cute video. To echo what everyone...

That was a cute video. To echo what everyone else said, you should be very proud of her!
Forum: Commuting 01-27-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By Throwmeabone
Wow, a cycling forum is telling someone to walk. ...

Wow, a cycling forum is telling someone to walk. Probably the most practical thing to do if you can't spend a lot of money is look on craiglist or at local bike shops for a used road bike.
Forum: Commuting 01-25-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,572
Posted By Throwmeabone
Measure the internal width of the rim and use...

Measure the internal width of the rim and use Sheldon Brown's tire sizing chart (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire_sizing.html) (the red and green chart) to see if it will work.
Forum: Commuting 01-20-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Throwmeabone
I wouldn't have done anything. It sounds like...

I wouldn't have done anything. It sounds like you're overreacting. If it bothered you that much you could have stopped and taken a 5 minute break so you wouldn't see him again.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-16-09, 02:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,160
Posted By Throwmeabone
I was browsing that site and ended up on a page...

I was browsing that site and ended up on a page about dog helmets (http://www.kangarooconnection.com/dogsonbicycles.html). That is hilarious!
Forum: Commuting 01-15-09, 02:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Throwmeabone
Dude you're (a young) Hal from Malcolm in the...

Dude you're (a young) Hal from Malcolm in the Middle
Forum: Commuting 01-13-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,213
Posted By Throwmeabone
You don't need to take the entire lane to be...

You don't need to take the entire lane to be visible if you're just riding down a road and not at an intersection. The right tire track is enough.

Your signal doesn't really make sense. Haven't...
Forum: Commuting 01-10-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,276
Posted By Throwmeabone
This thread is going to infect me with the fat...

This thread is going to infect me with the fat tire bug.. must resist
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-10-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Throwmeabone
I have a Topeak Road Morph to carry on the bike...

I have a Topeak Road Morph to carry on the bike and a Topeak Joe Blow Sprint for at home. Any type of Jow Blow will probably be fine but I like the Sprint because it has the gauge near the top so...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-09-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,111
Posted By Throwmeabone
The most important thing is to push down and...

The most important thing is to push down and slide both hands along the tire trying to stretch the "slack" to the other end. It should go in very easily without any tools.
Forum: Commuting 01-09-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By Throwmeabone
I hate it when friends insist on giving me a ride...

I hate it when friends insist on giving me a ride home. Just let me ride!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-08-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,010
Posted By Throwmeabone
I agree with this and don't understand why people...

I agree with this and don't understand why people spray degreaser on their chains or soak them in it.

From the KMC website:
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 01-08-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,397
Posted By Throwmeabone
OP, I think you should get one or two nice lights...

OP, I think you should get one or two nice lights like a P7 instead of wasting your time changing out the batteries on so many low power lights.

cyccocommute, do you happen to have a guide for...
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 11:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,036
Posted By Throwmeabone
Thanks for that comparison. I'm happy I got the...

Thanks for that comparison. I'm happy I got the 16092 then. I was actually going to get the 13060 but it was out of stock at the time.
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 854
Posted By Throwmeabone
Did you find and remove whatever caused the flat?

Did you find and remove whatever caused the flat?
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Throwmeabone
How much does retrofitting a Salsa cost? I have...

How much does retrofitting a Salsa cost? I have a feeling you would save a ton of money by going for a Traveler's Check.
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,036
Posted By Throwmeabone
My recommendation (the same setup I have): ...

My recommendation (the same setup I have):

5-Mode P7 (http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.16092) or 8-Mode P7 (http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.13060) (this one has the slight...
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,135
Posted By Throwmeabone
Are those Moose Mitts or something else?

Are those Moose Mitts or something else?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-07-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,741
Posted By Throwmeabone
Reading this thread makes me want to bash my head...

Reading this thread makes me want to bash my head (unhelmeted) against a sidewalk.
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 01:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 17,991
Posted By Throwmeabone
I like this thread. Here's what I have to offer:...

I like this thread. Here's what I have to offer:

Nashbar bar ends Taken
Plastic toe clips Taken
OnGuard U-lock mount (came with Bulldog Mini, may work with other OnGuard locks) Taken
Older...
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 12:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,129
Posted By Throwmeabone
You're not going to change how anyone thinks by...

You're not going to change how anyone thinks by riding like that. At best you will cause more resentment against cyclists and at worst you'll get flattened.
Forum: Commuting 01-05-09, 03:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,480
Posted By Throwmeabone
Nice. With fenders your bike would look really...

Nice. With fenders your bike would look really classy.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-04-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By Throwmeabone
I did some research on this topic and also found...

I did some research on this topic and also found that Shimano's cable cutter is much better than Park's. One good tip that I read in another thread is to heat up the ferrules to get them on and off...
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