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  1. You're making too much of this; it's just riding...

    You're making too much of this; it's just riding a bike. Most people haven't needed assistance with that since the age of what, 4 or 5 years old?
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    How prissy.

    How prissy.
  3. Try dark safety glasses. Cheap, reliable and come...

    Try dark safety glasses. Cheap, reliable and come in many styles.

    http://www.safetyglassesusa.com/made-in-usa.html
  4. Indeed Dan. I took the bike in today; the...

    Indeed Dan. I took the bike in today; the mechanic tightened the cable and now it's shifting fine.

    Thanks for the replies folks.
  5. DMF---The bike is new. I'm gonna take it to the...

    DMF---The bike is new. I'm gonna take it to the dealer tomorrow and have him get things properly adjusted (if they aren't already) and go from there.

    Thanks
  6. Shifting Problems with base level Shimano gear

    I recently bought a 7 speed Biria bike with base model Shimano "Tourney" derailer and Revo "twist" shifter. This setup isn't very precise and often I have to "jiggle" the shifter to get proper...
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    In heavy duty commercial and industrial...

    In heavy duty commercial and industrial construction stuff is often falling-----spud wrenches, fire, come-alongs, shackles, planks, hammers, nuts and bolts, welding rods, wedges....you name it. That...
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    The worst thing about riding on the handlebars...

    The worst thing about riding on the handlebars was when the bike's driver would hit the brakes and "launch" you.

    You could also ride on the crossbar or tank but that looked kind of "femmy".
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    Sticky: My wife and I got these things yesterday. Are...

    My wife and I got these things yesterday. Are they hybrids? If not just what in the Hell are they, besides quite useful I mean. ;)
    ...
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    Handlebar riding

    When my kids ride other kids on the handlebars should I insist the handlebar rider wear a helmet?
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    This makes a good case for pedestrians wearing...

    This makes a good case for pedestrians wearing helmets. If only one life is saved.......blah, blah, blah.
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    Evidently it is.

    Evidently it is.
  13. I'm retired, worked out of the hall for 35 years....

    I'm retired, worked out of the hall for 35 years. I come back once in awhile when the hall is empty; just worked at Fisk for one of my sons.
  14. I live in a neighborhood with a great deal of...

    I live in a neighborhood with a great deal of bike traffic and from my balcony have a view of the intersection of 14th and Indiana which is a 4-way stop. I often watch the intersection while enjoying...
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    LOL

    LOL
  16. At UC one shouldn't be judgemental about...

    At UC one shouldn't be judgemental about alternate lifestyles that involve bicycle theft; theft is a choice and just because you choose not to steal doesn't give you the right to look down on those...
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    "We met up at Turtle Boy during a protest against...

    "We met up at Turtle Boy during a protest against Bank of America funding coal mining and then took to the streets. "


    What do you have against coal miners?
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    Art---Wicking shirts allow businessmen to turn...

    Art---Wicking shirts allow businessmen to turn simple clothing into "gear". Thus they prey on the penchant of people to be "into" things rather than simply doing things.
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    I wear a linen "newsboy" cap. It protects the top...

    I wear a linen "newsboy" cap. It protects the top of the ears.

    http://www.dadshats.com/capsmal1.html
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    35 years in the building trades in Chicago I saw...

    35 years in the building trades in Chicago I saw two, count 'em, two fellas take bikes to work. You get plenty of exercise doing your job. Who feels like a bike ride after 10 hours with the tools on...
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    Though I've a drawer full of safety glasses when...

    Though I've a drawer full of safety glasses when I'm out riding (or just out) I wear old-school Ray-Ban Wayfarers or Persols. Just because they look so damned cool.
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    Yes, the shorter days are depressing. Makes one...

    Yes, the shorter days are depressing. Makes one think of the inevitability of death; how much longer do I have, will I be a vegatable, what was that little pain in my leg today; bad circulation,...
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    http://www.safetyglassesusa.com/index.html ...

    http://www.safetyglassesusa.com/index.html


    You'll probably find something that suits you here. Safety glasses are cheap and functional and even come in rooty-kazootey sports styles. Many have...
  24. He probably heard it on the Cartoon Network.

    He probably heard it on the Cartoon Network.
  25. That's because you'd never really punch a man but...

    That's because you'd never really punch a man but probably would punch a woman.
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