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Forum: Commuting
02-10-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,542
Posted By PVyrus

Sometimes I walk my bike even if I'm not tired,...

Sometimes I walk my bike even if I'm not tired, especially on a nice trail (unless I'm on the way to work). Think of it as stretching / working out non-cycling muscles. I do admit to taking off my...
10-17-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,761
Posted By PVyrus

-So people will stop asking for rides, lol. -To...

-So people will stop asking for rides, lol.
-To give the bicycle exercise :P
-To be involved in the route, and not separated from it.
-Good for your self-esteem (You rode here!? Wow!!)

...and...
03-03-07, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By PVyrus

I love biking around Seattle, especially its many...

I love biking around Seattle, especially its many parks and bike trails like the Burke-Gilman. I live slightly North of it right now but like you hope to get closer to the city for easier biking...
10-05-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By PVyrus

What driving has taught me

Although I plan on continuing my car-free lifestyle, cases when the only driver fell ill and times where a designated driver could have been very useful (Iím 21 and donít drink) convinced me that...
09-23-06, 09:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,151
Posted By PVyrus

Your job less devoted to earning gas money to...

Your job less devoted to earning gas money to take you to work.
Forum: Recumbent
08-31-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By PVyrus

Neck pain?

I've never tried a recumbent (yet), and they look like loads of fun and very comfortable, but from what it looks like you have to hold your neck at a very steep angle to look ahead especially on the...
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-06, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By PVyrus

Recumbent BOAT!?

I love bikes, I love boats, and am heavily interested in bents... so got to wondering if there were such a thing as "recumbent boats". Well, after a bit of googling I was surprised to find some and...
07-18-06, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By PVyrus

People mistake me for a guy on the bike, but I am...

People mistake me for a guy on the bike, but I am a car-free female! Maybe it's the hairy legs...
Forum: Touring
07-02-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By PVyrus

Never been so can't vote, even though I live...

Never been so can't vote, even though I live right on the Sound (Lynnwood WA). Although one of my dreams is to visit Lime Kiln Point Beach Park on San Juan - it is supposidly the best land based...
Forum: Touring
06-29-06, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By PVyrus

Sleeping Bag Recommendations?

This summer Iíll be doing a lot of beach camping/hiking, and by next year Iíll hopefully be able to do my first bike tour, but first I need equipment! So what brand of sleeping bag would you...
06-14-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By PVyrus

What kind of parks? The kind with swingsets and...

What kind of parks? The kind with swingsets and baseball fields, or the ones with trailheads and wildlife? We have plenty of both in the Seattle area, but a lot of them are tiny. I have street...
06-11-06, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By PVyrus

Why does it seem farther in a car?

Seriously I donít understand this phenomenonÖ when Iím on my bike everything is just around the corner, but in a car the same destination seems so much further despite getting there much quicker! ...
05-31-06, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By PVyrus

It doesn't have much to do with bieng car-free...

It doesn't have much to do with bieng car-free (or alternative transportation), but alternative housing is extremely interesting... thanks for posting!

I would love to try something out like that,...
05-23-06, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By PVyrus

I ditched my real bed and now sleep on the floor...

I ditched my real bed and now sleep on the floor in my closet (not a walk-in) on top of a bunch of pillows and blankets. It is so comfy and makes me feel safer, plus my little room is now HUGE and...
Forum: Foo
05-07-06, 01:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,026
Posted By PVyrus

Thanks so much for the offer! But the person who...

Thanks so much for the offer! But the person who built the computer is coming over soon to take a look. Besides I don't know anything about Linux :/ The only thing I've tried so far is running...
Forum: Foo
05-03-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,026
Posted By PVyrus

Ah dang it... my computer just died (keeps...

Ah dang it... my computer just died (keeps showing that darn blue screen two minutes after starting up). I think it got jealous of me oogling at all the new computers!

Oh well, I love biking to...
Forum: Foo
05-02-06, 12:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,026
Posted By PVyrus

The mini looks like a great buy especially since...

The mini looks like a great buy especially since I could go cheap and snatch spare hardware parts off craigslist or something, but it doesn't look like it would be able to handle...
Forum: Foo
05-01-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,026
Posted By PVyrus

I haven't gotten anything yet, still waiting for...

I haven't gotten anything yet, still waiting for my friends to pay back the $1500 they borrowed which is the money I plan on using to buy the computer. I'm kinda leaning towards the Intel iMac and...
Forum: Foo
04-29-06, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 320
Posted By PVyrus

I rarely watch TV... I waste my time on the...

I rarely watch TV... I waste my time on the internet instead :P

I don't have a problem with people watching TV, I have a problem with people watching TOO MUCH TV!
Forum: Foo
04-29-06, 12:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,026
Posted By PVyrus

Heh, I should probably mention that my nickname...

Heh, I should probably mention that my nickname "purplevirus" or PVyrus was given to me because I have a reputation for causing computers to crash just by looking at them. Man all this talk is so...
Forum: Foo
04-27-06, 11:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,026
Posted By PVyrus

What computer should I get?

Since you're on one at the moment, I figured this wouldn't be a bad place to ask... my current Windows98 computer is on its last legs so I'm on the market for a new one. Any suggestions?

I am...
04-27-06, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By PVyrus

I work at the fast food resturaunt Taco Time (NOT...

I work at the fast food resturaunt Taco Time (NOT to be confused with Taco Bell!) and just felt like saying that we, and hopefully everyone, runs on a first come first serve basis. As soon as...
04-27-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,015
Posted By PVyrus

Thanks for the suggestions! I'll try craigslist...

Thanks for the suggestions! I'll try craigslist and freecycle first before setting it out on the curb. One other problem though is it's hard to find anything in Washington STATE cause every time I...
04-26-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,015
Posted By PVyrus

How do you get rid of old bikes?

I don't want to just chuck it to the land-fill, but I can't find anywhere that takes old beat up bikes. It has no brakes, one missing tire, been sitting outside for a year, very rusty chain... in...
Forum: Touring
04-21-06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,623
Posted By PVyrus

Floorless Tents?

Have any of you tried one of those floorless teepee-style single pole tents for bike touring? The thought of having enough room to bring your bike inside without adding much weight is nice,...
01-24-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,708
Posted By PVyrus

I've wondered this myself, and it is a very...

I've wondered this myself, and it is a very interesting thought so I'll throw some ideas on the fire... Something like that would definatially get VERY heavy for a bike to pull, so I figured that it...
01-24-06, 02:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,708
Posted By PVyrus

Equity? Mortgage? Net worth? Stocks? ...

Equity? Mortgage? Net worth? Stocks? Politics? Man I didnít realize this thread I started would get so confusing, but thanks for the replies and suggestions! I guess I should also ad that my...
01-22-06, 11:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,708
Posted By PVyrus

House-free!?

Iíve seen a lot of posts regarding being car-free, TV-free, child-free, and even (God forbid) bike-free. So Iím curious, and pardon if this is too off topic, but how many of you are or have ever...
01-22-06, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By PVyrus

Car-free = healthier lifestyle! TV-free =...

Car-free = healthier lifestyle!

TV-free = more time to waste on the internet!

Boyfriend-free = no drama!

I like the simple life :)
01-22-06, 10:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,272
Posted By PVyrus

A West coast thing huh? Maybe that's why I'm...

A West coast thing huh? Maybe that's why I'm starting to see as many Bubble Tea stands as Starbucks here in Western Washington. I'll have to try it, any suggestions on flavors?

As for the car...
01-22-06, 10:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,462
Posted By PVyrus

My job, bank, and grocery store are right across...

My job, bank, and grocery store are right across the street from me, less than a 10min walk. The library, mall, pet store, church, bowling alley, college, hiking trail, and most of my friends are no...
01-22-06, 09:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,142
Posted By PVyrus

If there's anything I love more than biking, and...

If there's anything I love more than biking, and there isn't much, it is music.

Is there any way to find out whether or not it is legal in your state? I absolutely LOVE music and ALWAYS listen to...
Forum: Touring
01-21-06, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By PVyrus

Yeah it wouldn't be the dreamy camp-touring...

Yeah it wouldn't be the dreamy camp-touring thing, but the "long distance on wheels" is what I had in mind during the comparison, but you're right that I could do that by myself anyway, lol. ...
Forum: Touring
01-20-06, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By PVyrus

Seattle to Portland anyone?

I know itís a ways off, but I just recently realized that I could afford the entry fee now! It would be a great motivator for getting into shape, give me something to look forward to, and provide a...
01-08-06, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 378,333
Posted By PVyrus

I still live at home so most things that I use...

I still live at home so most things that I use (television, movies, furniture) are not mine and I donít plan on purchasing them once I do move out. All of my belongings (except the bike) are in my...
01-08-06, 02:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,780
Posted By PVyrus

I never posted because ... oops just fixed that...

I never posted because ... oops just fixed that problem! *just signed up* This is an awesome forum and now plan on lurking and posting more frequently... thanks for that little "shove".

Anyway...
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