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Forum: Commuting
12-04-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By ragboy

I need some motivational chewing out

My office moved and I haven't commuted to work in a couple months because the commute route now sucks -- what once was a peaceful, refreshing and level 5.5 mile ride along park trails is now a noisy,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By ragboy

Thanks for the replies. I wouldn't be necessarily...

Thanks for the replies. I wouldn't be necessarily interested at that price if not for the upgraded wheels/crank. The bike is in good shape from what I could tell. I don't do Nashbar/Performance since...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-12, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By ragboy

Is this an decent deal?

Looking to get into triathlons and need a road bike without breaking the bank. 2004 Marin Argenta road bike (Tiagra shifters, Columbus steel/carbon fork/seat stay ) with upgraded compenents: Race...
Forum: Commuting
01-26-10, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By ragboy

That thing looks ridiculous unless you're riding...

That thing looks ridiculous unless you're riding through sarin gas on the way to work.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By ragboy

SPD 520s with mountain shoes. Problem solved.

SPD 520s with mountain shoes. Problem solved.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,649
Posted By ragboy

No.

No.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Thank you sir. With 200 responses, I believe it...

Thank you sir. With 200 responses, I believe it qualifies this thread as an automatic sticky at the top of the board for all eternity. :love:
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By ragboy

Doing/practicing the tips above will alleviate...

Doing/practicing the tips above will alleviate most of the numbness. It takes time to learn and educate yourself. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,893
Posted By ragboy

I suppose every place is a little different....

I suppose every place is a little different. Where I'm at -- it's the equivalent to the day after New Years at the gym. I know damn well that 99% of the people out there during Bike Week will not be...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By ragboy

Michael -- most everything listed here is...

Michael -- most everything listed here is correct. The cause of your hand numbness is probably due to multiple factors. These are the most common:

1) too much pressure on your hands; raising your...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,893
Posted By ragboy

You have a lot more faith in people than I do.

You have a lot more faith in people than I do.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By ragboy

Nice story. But in a way, this illustrates the...

Nice story. But in a way, this illustrates the perception of most non-commuters. They think it's totally out of the question that bike commuting is possible.

Sounds like the light bulb finally...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,893
Posted By ragboy

Aren't Bike to Work Week events created for...

Aren't Bike to Work Week events created for actual commuters or commuters to be? If most of these people are just grabbing the schwag then return to their cars the next day, what's the point?
Forum: Foo
05-14-09, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By ragboy

A chimp was picking apples from our tree last...

A chimp was picking apples from our tree last fall.
Forum: Foo
05-14-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By ragboy

When in doubt, rub one out.

When in doubt, rub one out.
Forum: Foo
05-14-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,542
Posted By ragboy

You try gettin a helmet around this beotch ...

You try gettin a helmet around this beotch
http://media.ebaumsworld.com/mediafiles/picture/514184/417771.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Thanks for noticing my signature I've had for...

Thanks for noticing my signature I've had for three years.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

I've told him I'd ride with him anytime, but...

I've told him I'd ride with him anytime, but alas, I don't think he likes me. :(
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Your exact words: "I'm done with this stupid...

Your exact words: "I'm done with this stupid thread" -- how am I to believe you now?
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Thanks for shattering my image of Likey-Bikey as...

Thanks for shattering my image of Likey-Bikey as a hot blonde co-ed.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Agreed. Me and Likey-Bikey are tight. :love:

Agreed. Me and Likey-Bikey are tight. :love:
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By ragboy

You're riding must be a lot different than mine....

You're riding must be a lot different than mine. All the cyclists I know don't bother with patch kits. They just carry a spare tube.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,484
Posted By ragboy

he might -- only he knows.

he might -- only he knows.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By ragboy

Is that the universal symbol for you agree with...

Is that the universal symbol for you agree with me?
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

My bad -- it was 103 posts ago.

My bad -- it was 103 posts ago.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Weren't you done with this thread about 70 posts...

Weren't you done with this thread about 70 posts ago?
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,484
Posted By ragboy

It screams "I'm cheap."

It screams "I'm cheap."
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,893
Posted By ragboy

Kudos on showing some shoulder.

Kudos on showing some shoulder.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By ragboy

What is the downside to a test ride? ... ...

What is the downside to a test ride? ...


There's your answer.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,429
Posted By ragboy

http://rlv.zcache.com/my_dad_number_one_cop_shirt-...

http://rlv.zcache.com/my_dad_number_one_cop_shirt-p235249871512234983ypc7_210.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 08:47 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

http://www.customcyclewear.com/advil.jpg

http://www.customcyclewear.com/advil.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

http://media1.break.com/dnet/media/2008/12/92%20Th...

http://media1.break.com/dnet/media/2008/12/92%20The%20Result%20of%20A%20Hamburger%20Bike%20Seat.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,171
Posted By ragboy

One only needs suspension if you're riding off...

One only needs suspension if you're riding off road single track. If it's just for pavement riding -- it's a waste.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By ragboy

Don't mess with patch kits. Just slap a new tube...

Don't mess with patch kits. Just slap a new tube on -- it's only $3.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By ragboy

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2007/08/09/fas...

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2007/08/09/fashion/09phys.5.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

You'll fit right in.

You'll fit right in.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ragboy

try the search function -- bazillion threads.

try the search function -- bazillion threads.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,429
Posted By ragboy

That depends... how large of a box is extra-large?

That depends... how large of a box is extra-large?
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,429
Posted By ragboy

I use sex as my weapon. Love is my...

I use sex as my weapon.

Love is my battlefield.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,429
Posted By ragboy

Who said forced? Traveling in pairs might seem...

Who said forced? Traveling in pairs might seem like common sense in certain areas and times of the day, but in the end, it's up to the person.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

If you'd care to chime in on the actual context...

If you'd care to chime in on the actual context my response was to, I'm positive I'd be entertained by your response.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Everybody now... Kum-ba-yah my Lord,...

Everybody now... Kum-ba-yah my Lord, Kum-ba-yah...

http://cache.gawker.com/assets/resources/2007/10/campfire1.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

I assume that means no beer stop either. *heavy...

I assume that means no beer stop either. *heavy sigh*
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

We'd work well together -- you could draft off...

We'd work well together -- you could draft off me, then ring your handlebar bell when we overtake people while I shout obscenities.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

I've got the new "closed" version. They're...

I've got the new "closed" version. They're basically like wearing shoes with a hole cut out for Mr. Big Toe.

Hang on to the oldies as long as you can.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

you didn't answer my previous question to you.

you didn't answer my previous question to you.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

You need to go back to my amended No. 3 -- it's...

You need to go back to my amended No. 3 -- it's back about 110 posts.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

2 of the 3 points are indisputably helpful to new...

2 of the 3 points are indisputably helpful to new riders. The third one is debateable depending on one's own specific situation. I think people are hung up on the tone. :rolleyes:

The commuting...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

I hear ya -- I broke mine out a few weeks ago....

I hear ya -- I broke mine out a few weeks ago. The 'ol toes were happy boys. :love:
Forum: Commuting
05-13-09, 12:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,983
Posted By ragboy

Agreed. We're having a civilized discussion. FWIW...

Agreed. We're having a civilized discussion. FWIW noteon -- I wouldn't hesitate cruising with you in NYC, but if you're on that whatever-you-call-it bike, there'd have to be some thin spaces between...
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