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10-26-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,565
Posted By Alex carnavas

And thanks to YOU for helping us get it there...

And thanks to YOU for helping us get it there too. :thumb:

On a side note I think i might be buying a .22 soon.. Yesterday i almost got run over by a flock of ducks :D:lol:
08-01-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,643
Posted By Alex carnavas

sun in your eyes while riding="Wtf is that?...

sun in your eyes while riding="Wtf is that? *squinting to see* oh crud!! *boom!*" :D
07-31-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,643
Posted By Alex carnavas

Here's one that is! :commute:

Here's one that is! :commute:
07-31-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Alex carnavas

That is one nice rig! :thumb: Anyway, the...

That is one nice rig! :thumb:

Anyway, the front rack I'm already reserving for a nice small cooler I have for picnic's, and such. I might consider using front panniers, but size, and extra weight...
07-31-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Alex carnavas

sorry I knew I was forgetting something. Here's a...

sorry I knew I was forgetting something. Here's a pic of my rig http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz61/Alexcarnavas/DSCN1150.jpg

Also It has pretty thin cyclocross tires. It handled the weight...
07-31-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Alex carnavas

Question Weight of your Rigs.

So lately I've noticed that my rear tire isn't handling the bikes weight very well. It kinda gets squished in a bit, and I already have it at max PSI (which is 85.) I have added more weight to the...
07-16-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By Alex carnavas

Nice:D:thumb: On a side note though: I've...

Nice:D:thumb:

On a side note though: I've yet to try out this set up. :D You might be able to see in the background my rim, and tire... The rim is bent, so I'm taking it in today for a new rim,...
07-15-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By Alex carnavas

Here's the pic; Sorry for the crappy RES don't...

Here's the pic; Sorry for the crappy RES don't have the digital cam on hand at the moment.

http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz61/Alexcarnavas/Mobile%20Uploads/071511220323-1.jpg

It's nothing...
07-15-11, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By Alex carnavas

I don't think you can handle...

Mounting a water bottle cage to your top tube.. :eek:

In all "seriousness" though I've NEVER seen someone with a top tube mounted bottle cage. Any specific reason for this? I recently bought a...
07-11-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Alex carnavas

1st video: Scary :eek: I would have given that...

1st video: Scary :eek: I would have given that moron a piece of my mind if that where me, it was a narrow road to begin with he shouldn't have tried to pass.

2nd video: Pretty funny :D I've had a...
07-03-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Alex carnavas

Its just to get all the old grease and other...

Its just to get all the old grease and other "stuff" out. The bike sat in the rain for a LONG time from what I saw. It was free so I can't really complain, and I'm making sure to wash it out with...
07-02-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Alex carnavas

Paint thinner! I forgot there's like a gallon of...

Paint thinner! I forgot there's like a gallon of that stuff around here.. Oh-well I already cleaned it (rather nicely) with hydrogen peroxide. Thanks for the reminder though.:thumb:
07-02-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Alex carnavas

Wish I could find it! Anyways this seems to be...

Wish I could find it! Anyways this seems to be working rather well! Will update if it explodes on me or something. *SIDENOTE* For some reason it makes my hands smell odd. Kinda like vinegar.
07-02-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Alex carnavas

In need of some quick advice.

So its almost ten p.m, I'm blasting death metal, and have been reduced to cleaning my *free* bikes hubs with Q-tips, and hydrogen peroxide. Any quick home-brew solutions to get these things clean?...
06-30-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Alex carnavas

I'm located in Miami Dade specifically West...

I'm located in Miami Dade specifically West Kendall. I tried googling it, and come up with some numbers, and offices but I wasn't sure if they'd even accept my calls so I decided to ask here.
06-30-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Alex carnavas

Who to call?

So I'm new to the whole advocacy thing, but I want to do what I can after reading some threads here where people actually get their DOT (department of transportation) to fix something.

I live in...
06-20-11, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Alex carnavas

Careful with those brakes or you'll find out the...

Careful with those brakes or you'll find out the hard way that collar bones break easily when you flip over your bike!:D
06-19-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By Alex carnavas

Bikes have drum brakes now? :eek: Holly cheese...

Bikes have drum brakes now? :eek: Holly cheese whiz, I need to look those up!

Back on the thread topic though: Status symbol? I've been known to judge people for riding bikes that are "ridiculous"...
06-19-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By Alex carnavas

At first I thought you mean't the couple buying...

At first I thought you mean't the couple buying the house did all that so I was like "wha?" But then I was like "ah!" :D:lol:

Anything else there worth buying? You might be able to turn a profit,...
06-19-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By Alex carnavas

Dang! Haha nice find. I was reading the top...

Dang! Haha nice find. I was reading the top thinking to myself "why the hell would he sell it?"
Nice!
Forum: Southeast
06-19-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Alex carnavas

Sweet thanks!

Sweet thanks!
06-19-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Alex carnavas

I already sent both those places, and a couple...

I already sent both those places, and a couple others emails, and no dice. They haven't even responded. Thank you though.
06-18-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Alex carnavas

I wonder if plan c would have worked.. I would...

I wonder if plan c would have worked.. I would have likely started crawling like I've never crawled before!!! Glad to hear your alright, be more careful next time!
06-16-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Alex carnavas

Glad to hear your feeling better. Hows that...

Glad to hear your feeling better. Hows that folding bike treating you? I've been playing around with the idea of having one.
06-15-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Alex carnavas

Ah, I remember when I flipped my trusty CroMo...

Ah, I remember when I flipped my trusty CroMo steed, and broke my collar bone. Couldn't ride for over a month! Walking can be a bummer but music can help. Also you could try a scooter, a skateboard,...
06-14-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,916
Posted By Alex carnavas

If you can tell me how to manage that, you will...

If you can tell me how to manage that, you will have figured out EVERYTHING! :D
Forum: Commuting
06-14-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,173
Posted By Alex carnavas

Stole the words right out of my mouth! :D

Stole the words right out of my mouth! :D
06-08-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Alex carnavas

Miami bike messengers?

So I've been looking for a job for a couple months now, and the first one I got called in for an interview I was turned down for not having a car. Which made me wonder if theirs any sort of bike...
Forum: Touring
06-06-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By Alex carnavas

I hope this isn't rude or crossing the line or...

I hope this isn't rude or crossing the line or something, but since you plan on staying over in London for a while how do you plan on making money? I'd like to know because I'd like to start touring...
04-01-11, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Alex carnavas

Do I hear a story coming on ? What happened...

Do I hear a story coming on ? What happened exactly ?
03-31-11, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Alex carnavas

Ouch. What'd you do with all your downtime ?

Ouch. What'd you do with all your downtime ?
03-31-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Alex carnavas

I think my shoulder would agree with you.

I think my shoulder would agree with you.
03-31-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Alex carnavas

broken collar bone (or clavical).

So the story is that I was coming home from school (and I was riding on the sidewalk that day, I alternate), and when i was passing in front of a drive way in typical moron who can't drive fashion a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,251
Posted By Alex carnavas

@meanwhile -Thanks for the info the wingnut...

@meanwhile -Thanks for the info the wingnut bladder system seems amazing!

Also today i bought some cheerios, and bananas for breakfast, and some nature valley bars, and gatorade for the ride. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,251
Posted By Alex carnavas

Nutrition while on the bike.

Does anyone use Nature Valley bars as a form of nutrition while on a ride? Also what do you use for hydration besides water, and for food after/during the ride.
Replies: 44
Views: 3,016
Posted By Alex carnavas

@ StephenH Thanks for the good advice. So much...

@ StephenH Thanks for the good advice. So much for thinking hard work, training, and lots of money where all i needed.
Replies: 44
Views: 3,016
Posted By Alex carnavas

You could just PAY some people as a support team,...

You could just PAY some people as a support team, but that wouldn't be too cheap.
Replies: 44
Views: 3,016
Posted By Alex carnavas

@Homeyba Never raced in any. @StephenH ...

@Homeyba
Never raced in any.

@StephenH
I've looked up all the things i need such as support cars and such. I've applied at a couple of places around here to start getting the money together; I...
Replies: 44
Views: 3,016
Posted By Alex carnavas

RAAM "the hardest bicycle race in the world"...

Anyone here ever done the race across America? I'm planning on attending next year, and being new to long distance cycling I was hoping to get some input here from you guys. Thanks in advance :thumb:
02-26-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Alex carnavas

Ah i figured since nothing really came up except...

Ah i figured since nothing really came up except that company when i googled it. Thanks!
02-26-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Alex carnavas

about campy cranks..

What are they ?
02-18-11, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Alex carnavas

Bulk everyday items.

I was wondering if anyone knew where to buy bike parts in bulk ? Things like tires, and tubes, and pedals and such? Any help would be appreciated thanks in advance. :thumb:
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By Alex carnavas

Never done a LD event before and...

I've been searching on/off every couple of days for events here in miami or anywhere near the south fl area, and either these events are non-existent/hard to come by or just aren't listed in any...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-11, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By Alex carnavas

I never knew alcohol could be used to keep you...

I never knew alcohol could be used to keep you kool. Also (i didn't think to remember the name sorry) whoever posted their blog +1 to you, i also thought of wearing beach shorts, great work on the...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By Alex carnavas

After the commute.

What do you do to get dry? Do you wear spandex and just change? Its starting to get pretty hot and I'm getting pretty sweaty on commutes; what do you do to combat this ?
01-20-11, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By Alex carnavas

Haha I'll have to add that to my ninja skills...

Haha I'll have to add that to my ninja skills list.:thumb::D
01-19-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By Alex carnavas

That seems like a pretty good idea I've heard...

That seems like a pretty good idea I've heard wool insulates even when wet. I am going to buy fenders I've been meaning to for a while but between starting my own bike mechanic thing, and fixing my...
01-18-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By Alex carnavas

I could care less about the rain but not having a...

I could care less about the rain but not having a rain shell = getting insanely sick and bedridden again :notamused: I did ride later in the day though :D Kinda made up for being stuck inside.
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