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04-05-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,403
Posted By halcpa

Er...um....actually....no.

Er...um....actually....no.
03-21-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,540
Posted By halcpa

LOL I have two of them in the basement...

LOL

I have two of them in the basement complete with the space suits and the 45RPM record of the lift-off sequence. Not for sale. On the other hand, how much unused stuff can one person...
03-13-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 27,369
Posted By halcpa

Looks like a win-win to me. This is pretty...

Looks like a win-win to me.

This is pretty exciting. I can already envision myself showing off the saddle as I make my highly-comfortable and pain-free way to work or on weekend group rides. ...
03-01-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 27,369
Posted By halcpa

Whether I get to test one or not, I'm definitely...

Whether I get to test one or not, I'm definitely going to try one when they become available to the general public.

It looks like a great product.

I wonder how it would work on my...
02-29-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 27,369
Posted By halcpa

My apologies.

My apologies.
02-27-08, 08:50 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 27,369
Posted By halcpa

And, of course Queen Victoria's Secret evidently...

And, of course Queen Victoria's Secret evidently involved saddles.

Ms. Men:

I would submit to testing the new saddle for the following reasons:

1. I have a B-17 on a Peugeot UO-8 that I...
02-05-08, 01:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,918
Posted By halcpa

Barukh atta adonai elohainu melekh ha-olam dayan...

Barukh atta adonai elohainu melekh ha-olam dayan ha-emet.

May his legacy of inspiration, kindness and knowledge be spread from generation to generation.
01-25-08, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By halcpa

Oy vey.

Oy vey.
01-25-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By halcpa

You don't really need to pedal. Just keep...

You don't really need to pedal. Just keep a-eatin' those beans.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,680
Posted By halcpa

AMM: Another Millennial Miscreant. That is...

AMM: Another Millennial Miscreant.

That is all.

Thank you.
01-04-08, 04:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,706
Posted By halcpa

Tom is exactly 5 days older than I am.

Tom is exactly 5 days older than I am.
12-29-07, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By halcpa

Keep in mind that Commerce was taken over by...

Keep in mind that Commerce was taken over by Toronto Dominion. If the takeover of Interchange Bank is any indication, there will be all kinds of ridiculous rules and fees. Time to bank shop again.
12-11-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By halcpa

It looks like it just sat in someone's basement. ...

It looks like it just sat in someone's basement. Cover is a little frayed, but pages are perfect.

I can try to scan in specific pages if anyone needs to reference it.

BTW...I figure the young...
12-11-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By halcpa

A Little Light Reading

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y82/halcpa/GlennsCompleteBicycleManual01.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y82/halcpa/GlennsCompleteBicycleManual02.jpg...
12-05-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,280
Posted By halcpa

I think Bianchi has a 5 year warranty on its...

I think Bianchi has a 5 year warranty on its steel frames. Maybe worth looking into.

Of course all warranties are strictly construed against the consumer. But I would be polite but insistent if...
11-26-07, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By halcpa

Now that's a bumper sticker waiting to happen;)

Now that's a bumper sticker waiting to happen;)
11-21-07, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By halcpa

+1 on CL Got a whole 3 bike system for $20...

+1 on CL

Got a whole 3 bike system for $20 bucks. Need some parts from Thule (they have everything going back to the flood) for $12 plus shipping. I think the fit kit was $40.
11-21-07, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By halcpa

I would speak to the owner, tell him your sorry...

I would speak to the owner, tell him your sorry to hear that he is closing. Wish him the best of luck in whatever he is doing in the future. Then buy whatever you want.
11-08-07, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,646
Posted By halcpa

Why not consider opening a bicycle co-op in an...

Why not consider opening a bicycle co-op in an economically depressed area such as Newark, Paterson, Spring Valley etc.

You could serve your passion for cycling while providing a much needed...
11-07-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,646
Posted By halcpa

You need: A business plan. Most small...

You need:

A business plan. Most small businesses fail due to poor planning and under-capitalization (not enough cash).

A good experienced attorney. You will need to decide the form of entity...
11-07-07, 08:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,116
Posted By halcpa

Thanks Tom. Could we put this spreadsheet...

Thanks Tom.

Could we put this spreadsheet into a sticky so it is easier to find?

My contributions:

www.bicycleclothing.com

www.schnaubelt.com
11-03-07, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,423
Posted By halcpa

Thanks for the welcome Rev. No co-op nearby...

Thanks for the welcome Rev.

No co-op nearby that I know of (northern NJ).

So, I have a couple of books as reference (Zinn, Cuthbertson).

Thanks for the list.

*rubs hands together in...
11-02-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,423
Posted By halcpa

Thanks. The number on the badge says 0099. ...

Thanks.

The number on the badge says 0099. So I translate this to January 9, 1989.

Pretty cool bike.

Does anyone know if the saddle can be recovered (it has a small hole)?

Also is there...
11-01-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,423
Posted By halcpa

I'm picking it up tomorrow for $20. Seems fair. ...

I'm picking it up tomorrow for $20. Seems fair. Fixing it up for the wife. She needs a big frame (no pun intended).
11-01-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,423
Posted By halcpa

Another Schwinn World Sport

Schwinn World Sport

Does anyone have info in this bike? Age etc.

Thanks.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y82/halcpa/2006_11100058.jpg...
10-31-07, 06:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,116
Posted By halcpa

Even though you specified a six month time...

Even though you specified a six month time period, I kinda went back further. I really didn't buy much this year so I gave info more generally. Hope it is useful.

BTW, I notice more and more big...
10-30-07, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,628
Posted By halcpa

Sometimes knee warmers. I don't remember the...

Sometimes knee warmers. I don't remember the brand but the ones from Boure look nice.

Also, wear tights from LLBean. They are cut close enough so that they don't flap in the wind or interfere...
10-26-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By halcpa

It is virtually impossible to answer adequately. ...

It is virtually impossible to answer adequately. Every person is different so choices of saddles and shoes are per se personal.

I think looking at the group that I ride with regularly shows some...
10-13-07, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By halcpa

Best thing I read today. Wonderful.

Best thing I read today.

Wonderful.
10-01-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By halcpa

Both Thule and Yakima make good stuff. I have...

Both Thule and Yakima make good stuff. I have the Thule roof rack. Thule customer service is very good. You can get parts going back to the time of the flood.

Keep checking Craigslist or...
10-01-07, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,380
Posted By halcpa

It may be less about the equipment and more about...

It may be less about the equipment and more about what you do with it ;)

My first bike was a green AMF Roadmaster Jr. I loved that bike. It had a solid metal seat and solid rubber tires. The...
09-28-07, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By halcpa

WSJ Article - Custom Bikes for the Masses

Good article in the WSJ regarding a new trend in bicycle marketing.

Evidently, companies are marketing limited edition bicycles and people are collecting them. For example, Specialized is making...
09-24-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,997
Posted By halcpa

I don't think bikes are not important to kids...

I don't think bikes are not important to kids today, they just have a different meaning.

Agreed.

I think one difference is that we cherished our bikes. In addition to riding them everywhere,...
09-20-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,997
Posted By halcpa

I bicycle used to mean freedom. I got my...

I bicycle used to mean freedom.

I got my first bike when we moved from the city to the suburbs. I think it was a 20" Huffy. My Dad bought a cheap banana seat with a leopard skin pattern and some...
Forum: Northeast
09-17-07, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By halcpa

A small group of us did the 50mi. Took us about...

A small group of us did the 50mi. Took us about 4hs and change with the stops.

Weather was gorgeous. Volunteers did a great job.

Good event.

Will probably do it next year.

Didn't see...
Forum: Touring
09-09-07, 05:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,212
Posted By halcpa

Roll Me Away - Bob Seeger Couldn't find a...

Roll Me Away - Bob Seeger

Couldn't find a good example.
Forum: Touring
09-09-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,212
Posted By halcpa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT-8SLuvMvE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT-8SLuvMvE
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,770
Posted By halcpa

I do not understand the question.

I do not understand the question.
07-27-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By halcpa

I purchased hybrids for my daughters so we could...

I purchased hybrids for my daughters so we could bike together. We went to about 6 or 7 shops. We ended up buying the Trek 7000 Multitrack. We have put many miles on the bike with no problems. I...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-07, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By halcpa

First issue: I had something similar and it...

First issue: I had something similar and it turned out to be a sticky link in the chain. LBS loosened the link all is well.

Second issue: I also have a 105 FD. There seems to be 2 settings for...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-07, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By halcpa

Bravo.

Bravo.
07-24-07, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By halcpa

Any of them are fine beginner bikes. Just make...

Any of them are fine beginner bikes. Just make sure you want the front shock absorbers. They tend to add extra weight and the front dips when you try to accelerate. Also according to the folks at...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-07, 08:19 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 7,986
Posted By halcpa

1358+20=1378

1358+20=1378
Forum: Commuting
07-20-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By halcpa

Good idea to call the PCP. I can live with the...

Good idea to call the PCP. I can live with the runny nose and the scratchy throat. But, the watery eyes has to go. So eye doc gives me Rx for Acular. Great stuff.

Problem is cost. Holy moley. ...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,117,743
Posted By halcpa

Magical.....just magical. Made it through...

Magical.....just magical.

Made it through the wicked hill in Upper Saddle River without stopping or getting cut off by soccer mom with monster SUV and cell phone attached to ear.
Forum: Commuting
07-17-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By halcpa

Medications and Commuting

I took some allergy medication this morning - sudafed sinus and allergy for a really bad allergy attack.

So, I didn't ride to work today.

Any suggestions for allergy medicine that will not...
07-17-07, 08:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,126
Posted By halcpa

Happy B-day...although belated. Thanks for...

Happy B-day...although belated.

Thanks for your infectious enthusiasm. This is an epidemic we can live (better) with!
07-10-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By halcpa

Depends on height. I bought the Trek 7000...

Depends on height. I bought the Trek 7000 Multitrack for my girls at age 10. But they are tall and needed a 15" frame. I'm not to fond of the suspensions on these hybrid bikes. Added weight and...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-07, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,117,743
Posted By halcpa

Hazy, Hot and Humid. Went through all three...

Hazy, Hot and Humid. Went through all three water bottles. It was spooky to see the mist rising off the reservoir.

Also decided...people in oversized SUV and cell phones are a bad combination.
Forum: Commuting
07-03-07, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,117,743
Posted By halcpa

The weather is just UFB! Cool and dry. I...

The weather is just UFB! Cool and dry.

I just wanted to skip work and ride all day.
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