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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-17, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Bugstomper2000

What to expect to get out of this?

I have a 1989 Trek 1200 in white with mint decals. Almost completely restored the thing, then outgrew it. Now want to get rid of it. It's perfect other than a small chip in the paint where the...
05-25-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By Bugstomper2000

What do you worry about while living car free?

I have recently been very worried about riding on public roads since my collision with a moving car in February. Not only was the car moving, but speeding. I was just wondering what all everybody...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Maybe put one on each side of your helmet with...

Maybe put one on each side of your helmet with the right one pointing at the left one which is pointing at your blind spot?
05-09-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,541
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Racks - Products - Axiom Cycling Gear...

Racks - Products - Axiom Cycling Gear (http://www.axiomgear.com/products/racks/)
12-30-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,004
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I love them too, they're really cool, and it...

I love them too, they're really cool, and it makes sense that you went there, it's right down the road from UTD! Yesterday I installed cables all around that I got from them, and they let me try on...
12-30-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,004
Posted By Bugstomper2000

The tornadoes missed my house by several miles....

The tornadoes missed my house by several miles. However, the weather has changed for the worst. On Christmas it was 85 degrees out, and today it was 34 with a 15 mph wind.
12-26-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,004
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Got a headlight and a license plate for my bike,...

Got a headlight and a license plate for my bike, plus a $50 gift card to Richardson Bike Mart and a $100 gift voucher to Chain Reaction Cycles!...
12-26-15, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,991
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Then it wouldn't be 'stock'

Then it wouldn't be 'stock'
12-19-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,991
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I saw something that I've actually seriously...

I saw something that I've actually seriously considered doing. Buying or trading a fork 2 or 3 sizes too big for my bike, and a threadless 1 inch headset. You can then buy adapters from 1 to 1-1/8 so...
Forum: Commuting
12-04-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Other week: 28 mile ride: 25 mph headwind: 40 mph...

Other week: 28 mile ride: 25 mph headwind: 40 mph gusts: 43 degrees: wind shifted at turn around: rain last 30 minutes: 800 ft climbing: died: somehow averaged 15.2
12-04-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I need help or I'm going to cry

So, I told my friend that we could build a motorized bike. We found a good $40 base for it, but I might cry. You see, I want to do friction drive(where its driven off the tire) in order to be nice to...
11-29-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,414
Posted By Bugstomper2000

and hey, a cop tried to give me a ticket for...

and hey, a cop tried to give me a ticket for riding my bike across a crosswalk when I was in seventh grade. I didn't have my id on me so he just let me go :lol:
11-29-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,414
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I think you can operate any vehicle on public...

I think you can operate any vehicle on public roads without a license as long as it fits in a lane and either has no engine or an engine with 50cc or less. That would mean even on a old motored bike...
11-24-15, 03:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,839
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Okay, I have a reputation at my school for this....

Okay, I have a reputation at my school for this. How many times have I fallen off my bike? Well I've only fallen off OF a bike once, when my foot slipped off of the pedal and my leg went between the...
11-19-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,662
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I like the look of the Zephyr Track, does anybody...

I like the look of the Zephyr Track, does anybody know what kind of rep it has?
Zephyr Track - Pink ? THE HEAVY PEDAL (http://theheavypedal.com/collections/bikes/products/copy-of-zephyr-track-pink)
Forum: Introductions
11-19-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Bugstomper2000

:welcome Yay another person from DFW!

:welcome
Yay another person from DFW!
11-19-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Two pepper shakers were walking through a dark...

Two pepper shakers were walking through a dark alley. Suddenly, a dark figure jumped out with a knife. One of the pepper shakers yelled, "Look out, a salt with a deadly weapon!"
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Worth the bar tape?

Selling this bike, is it worth putting $8 of blue bar tape on it? And what do you think we'll get for it?...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,911
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Probably for the best.

Probably for the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,911
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Did I say you said this was a good thread? :lol:

Did I say you said this was a good thread? :lol:
11-04-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,870
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Okay, I have experience in this field. And it...

Okay, I have experience in this field. And it will be a pain. I rode a razor kick scooter to school a few days about 2 years ago, and it's not convenient.
Don't put significant wait forward of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,911
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I think you're still around that number right now.

I think you're still around that number right now.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,911
Posted By Bugstomper2000

if this is your definition of a good thread I've...

if this is your definition of a good thread I've gotten the wrong impression from the forums
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,872
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Define better... One will last longer, one will...

Define better...
One will last longer, one will be lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,911
Posted By Bugstomper2000

It's moments like these that this word comes to...

It's moments like these that this word comes to mind... TROLL
11-03-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,592
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Haha what? This is what I hope to do once I...

Haha what?

This is what I hope to do once I get around to building my fixie. Use the old route for the brake cable for the wires, and the blue thing is a battery. Orange wires just represent where...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I rode my bike for a while with hockey puck brake...

I rode my bike for a while with hockey puck brake pads, ran into the back of a car, and replaced them. I still have them if you want them :lol:
10-30-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,974
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Not very much water will fly up your fork, but if...

Not very much water will fly up your fork, but if you are really worried there are also these magical things called rubber o-rings in the headset. And your bb should be fine unless you're this...
10-29-15, 08:43 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,369
Posted By Bugstomper2000

well, I screwed up. :facepalm:

well, I screwed up. :facepalm:
10-27-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Bugstomper2000

That sucks... how far is your not so LBS?

That sucks... how far is your not so LBS?
10-27-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,369
Posted By Bugstomper2000

First thing I thought of... ...

First thing I thought of...
http://i1045.photobucket.com/albums/b457/Bugstomper2000/Bikes/Other/22292849961_3ccf0e7283_c_zpsjltpx03p.jpg...
10-27-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I'd say you're lucky to have a friend like that....

I'd say you're lucky to have a friend like that. I wish the cycling vibe was larger in Dallas...
10-27-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,369
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Beautiful Trek, I wish I had some good background...

Beautiful Trek, I wish I had some good background to shoot pictures of mine...
10-27-15, 06:19 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,369
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Now, that's a saddle bag!

Now, that's a saddle bag!
10-27-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I saw that first one on one of threads earlier,...

I saw that first one on one of threads earlier, nice bike. That's basically what I'm thinking too, but I don't want him buying himself another bike. That bike was not at all worth $25, he has no idea...
10-26-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Western Flyer Identity

So, my friend has this Western Flyer that I helped him fix up with $0.00 and I need to know more about it so I can help him put the right money into it. Mainly Specs. But first the bike: it was $25...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 62,568
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I don't want an e-bike. I would however like to...

I don't want an e-bike. I would however like to ride one, I think it would be a lot of fun. One of the main advantages of cycling is environmental friendliness. It may not be as bad as a gas motor,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,367
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I run my Rubino Pros at about that. They perform...

I run my Rubino Pros at about that. They perform really well up there, as shown in the article linked above. I do agree with their statement that they perform absolutely terrible beneath 90 psi, as I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,367
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I love my Rubino Pro IIIs. I've already gone like...

I love my Rubino Pro IIIs. I've already gone like 500 miles on them without a single flat, and the manufacturing seams are just now disappearing. I think they're gonna last quite a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,571
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Never said I didn't want a faster bike. :lol: ...

Never said I didn't want a faster bike. :lol:
The problem for a lot of people isn't that they don't want to spend the money, it's that they don't have the money to spend.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-15, 11:41 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,571
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I think that's the point :roflmao: Aerodynamics...

I think that's the point :roflmao:
Aerodynamics are really weird. All I know is that if you have 3 times the speed, you have 9 times the drag, and it requires 27 times the power to overcome it. Once...
10-19-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 477,839
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Don't bother. The app is complete crap.

Don't bother. The app is complete crap.
10-19-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,072
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Tell her to ride it a bit and if she decides she...

Tell her to ride it a bit and if she decides she doesn't like it sell it to some idiot boy at school for $150. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 18,725
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Well its 11 years older than me and a car is...

Well its 11 years older than me and a car is qualified vintage at 25 so...
Yeah I'm wrong
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 18,725
Posted By Bugstomper2000

I believe the end of what I said. Vintage bikes...

I believe the end of what I said. Vintage bikes are cool, despite the fact that mine weighs 26 pounds. I get a lot of compliments on my bike, a lot of which are people saying that they had one...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,289,833
Posted By Bugstomper2000

What is the proper positioning of the valves?

What is the proper positioning of the valves?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 18,725
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Heavy bike: slower riding, but faster calorie...

Heavy bike: slower riding, but faster calorie burn. Get a heavy bike, you'll lose weight faster, but you'll get to a point at which you'll start gaining muscle and getting faster and you'll want the...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Its a 1982 613 or 614, and the color is 'red with...

Its a 1982 613 or 614, and the color is 'red with pewter panel.' They run at about $50-$300 depending on the condition of the paint and components. $50 is rust everywhere and/or a dead drivetrain....
10-18-15, 07:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,054
Posted By Bugstomper2000

When I'm on group rides the leader shouts these...

When I'm on group rides the leader shouts these signals and vocal cues, and everybody else passes it down the line:
-Stop Sign: "Stopping" and some people put their arm down since that is the legal...
10-17-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 57,658
Posted By Bugstomper2000

Now I'm wondering how if I should make something...

Now I'm wondering how if I should make something that mounts behind your bike with a camera and says: "You're on camera, don't be an as*hole." How do y'all think that would sell?
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