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01-23-10, 10:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By Bizurke

I honestly just forgot about BF for a while. I've...

I honestly just forgot about BF for a while. I've been pretty busy with life and very long commutes since I moved to Los Angeles. My activity on this forum has definitely dropped over the last year...
01-23-10, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Bizurke

Jesus is car-free too. Or at least he rides the bus.

I was getting ready to head home after giving up on getting a decent picture for my weekly photo project. Next thing I know I see Jesus getting on the Metro (bus) at Hollywood & Highland in Los...
11-15-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By Bizurke

+1 That is what I was going to say. Team...

+1

That is what I was going to say. Team that up with an Xtra-Cycle and your only problem after that is being in good enough shape to move it all.
11-10-09, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Bizurke

I got a bike thanks to Rip Van Winkle. I just...

I got a bike thanks to Rip Van Winkle. I just spent almost 2 hours trying to plot the best possible commuting route and will get started with my life as a cyclist once again tomorrow. It felt so good...
10-29-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Bizurke

I generally ride a 54 or 56cm frame. 5' 11" with...

I generally ride a 54 or 56cm frame. 5' 11" with short legs.

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I will walk down to the kitchen tomorrow, I completely forgot about it. I got a job in Culver City today so hopefully I'll...
10-28-09, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Bizurke

No I haven't got a bike yet :-( I haven't...

No I haven't got a bike yet :-(

I haven't had a spare dime to my name since I've been here. Hopefully things start working out soon.
10-07-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Bizurke

Thanks! that's right in the neighborhood too....

Thanks! that's right in the neighborhood too. I'll check that out as soon as I can.
10-07-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Bizurke

Just moved to LA need CHEAP/FREE bike info

I just moved to Los Angeles (Los Feliz/Hollywood) and pretty much have nothing. I packed my duffel bag and hitch hiked from Iowa because I had literally nothing left there.

I am looking for work,...
Forum: Foo
08-22-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Bizurke

It's always nice to see a tiger hawk on BF ...

It's always nice to see a tiger hawk on BF

:-)
06-25-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 159,211
Posted By Bizurke

EPIC!! I haven't been on BF for a long...

EPIC!!

I haven't been on BF for a long time, kind of forgot about it. Then I click that fancy stumbleupon button and here I land.

Thanks for the laugh
04-06-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,488
Posted By Bizurke

I've been car free since 2004 and I live in a...

I've been car free since 2004 and I live in a town of about 120,000 people in Iowa. I move around a bit but I tend to live on the edge of town. This can complicate things when it comes to grocery...
04-03-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 18,604
Posted By Bizurke

I regularly have friends, clients, co workers,...

I regularly have friends, clients, co workers, etc that blame a certain website or service for their identity theft. Though it is possible that nashbar has had a breach there are also many other...
04-03-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By Bizurke

I'm trying to quit (again) and am down to just a...

I'm trying to quit (again) and am down to just a couple a day right now. The last few times I quit I noticed at around 2 weeks I started coughing up horrible things when I went on rides, it actually...
04-03-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Bizurke

I've taken some pretty weird stuff with me on my...

I've taken some pretty weird stuff with me on my bike but I don't think I've ever taken pruning shears. I must ask, did you plan to do this and bring them (the first time) or do you just carry them...
04-03-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By Bizurke

Taking a break sure wouldn't hurt. I would...

Taking a break sure wouldn't hurt.

I would make sure the bike fits you right and that you have the seat adjusted to the correct height. Are you keeping your feet at an odd angle on the pedals or...
04-03-09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,628
Posted By Bizurke

The first time I really rode a bike with drops I...

The first time I really rode a bike with drops I was positioned on the hoods 95% of the time. I used the drops only for a more aero position in headwinds and the like. I felt like I was out of...
Forum: Foo
01-30-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,027
Posted By Bizurke

Dick Witham Ford (car dealer) - Finally changed...

Dick Witham Ford (car dealer) - Finally changed to just Witham Ford after many years.
Forum: Foo
01-27-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Bizurke

So here I am applying for some jobs on monster,...

So here I am applying for some jobs on monster, decide to take a break, and what do I see but this post. Crazy. I started using monster when it was practically brand new. Since then I've had some...
01-24-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 252,757
Posted By Bizurke

I've been car free for just a little over over 5...

I've been car free for just a little over over 5 years. I don't live in a big city with a great public transit system. We have a small time bus service that will waste 7 hours of your day just to do...
Forum: Touring
01-19-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bizurke

I've smoked (seriously) since I was about 15. I'm...

I've smoked (seriously) since I was about 15. I'm 26 now and have quit for more than a month quite a few times. I did good for about 6mo last year and then I always end up smoking again. Good luck...
Forum: Foo
04-26-08, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By Bizurke

1348ft on first try. I think I understand it a...

1348ft on first try. I think I understand it a bit better now so I'll try it again.
Forum: Foo
04-26-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,633
Posted By Bizurke

The question is if you are looking for a big...

The question is if you are looking for a big knife that has a few extra things with it for survival or a knife/tool that will give you the best utility while in a survival situation? I personally...
Forum: Touring
04-02-08, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Bizurke

I know there's some sort of Bike Expo in...

I know there's some sort of Bike Expo in Wisconsin, I have friends who have gone quite a few times and have picke dup all sorts of used and new gear for cheap. I don't know when or where it is but...
Forum: Touring
04-02-08, 01:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,447
Posted By Bizurke

I would check at the local military surplus...

I would check at the local military surplus store. I intend to use one of the newer army tents on my next tour. It's quite small when stored, comfortably fits 1 person or more and has a large fully...
03-27-08, 02:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,241
Posted By Bizurke

Looks like you're doing great Tom! Keep it up. ...

Looks like you're doing great Tom! Keep it up.

I just passed 3 days a few hours ago. I've had virtually no human contact in that time so I've been ok with snapping at people. My legs have been...
03-23-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By Bizurke

The only way I can get any body to ride with me...

The only way I can get any body to ride with me on any sort of bike is if I spend a week convincing them then loan them a bike to use. Then we ride about 2 miles and they call someone to come pick...
03-23-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Bizurke

Congratulations, that's a very beautiful bike!...

Congratulations, that's a very beautiful bike! http://www.clipartof.com/images/emoticons/xsmall2/2444_drooling.gif

. . . In other news, I have the same washer!
03-23-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,241
Posted By Bizurke

Every time I try to quit I turn in to an...

Every time I try to quit I turn in to an extremely angry person on the 3rd day, that 3rd and 4th day are always the hardest for me and I find myself snapping at everyone about everything I can.
...
03-23-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,447
Posted By Bizurke

BF is one of the few forums I've used where I...

BF is one of the few forums I've used where I find myself reading posts way more than replying to posts. Sometimes I post a good deal, then at times I'll go months with out replying to anything. ...
03-23-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By Bizurke

I'm one of the only cyclists I know that smoke...

I'm one of the only cyclists I know that smoke and get treated pretty badly about it when around other cyclists. In the last few weeks I've been cutting back on how much I smoke a little bit every...
Forum: Foo
03-21-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 258,936
Posted By Bizurke

a buddy of mine has a 99 or 00 Lincoln Navigator...

a buddy of mine has a 99 or 00 Lincoln Navigator and when his g/f drives she gets 12mpg tops, when he drives it gets 19 and when I drive it gets 19-20.. Just goes to show it depends on how the person...
Forum: Foo
03-21-08, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 258,936
Posted By Bizurke

what kind of vehicle?

what kind of vehicle?
03-21-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,794
Posted By Bizurke

I'm currently turning it in to a touring bike...

I'm currently turning it in to a touring bike that will double as a commuter. I've already put on drop bars and hope to get trekking bars some time soon. I need to get a new freewheel, new brake and...
Forum: Foo
03-21-08, 10:44 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 2,142,784
Posted By Bizurke

That's such a sad story.... I'm watching...

That's such a sad story....

I'm watching reruns of the Chapel show cause I'm too damned lazy to get up and find the remote... grr :(
03-21-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 45,007
Posted By Bizurke

Even worse is the fact that he compared me to the...

Even worse is the fact that he compared me to the 40 Year Old Virgin, who's character name is Andy, as is my name. I'm still trying to live that down with my friends.
03-21-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 45,007
Posted By Bizurke

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/14686225/ The...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/14686225/
The person in the picture on that article is another forum member. I'm not listed in the article towards the end. I gave a long interview to the journalist and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Bizurke

I've had some server side issues that are making...

I've had some server side issues that are making it difficult for an applet to work with undernet very easily. I do want to let people know that the channel has been doing pretty good and is still...
03-20-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,127
Posted By Bizurke

I was thinking the same thing, I always feel like...

I was thinking the same thing, I always feel like it's never going to happen, or I loose weight then put it right back on then I read stuff like this, or think about Tom Stormcrowe and feel like a...
03-20-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 991
Posted By Bizurke

My clubs first ride of the year is tomorrow at...

My clubs first ride of the year is tomorrow at 10am. We've had 40 and 50 degree days almost daily for the least week. Now tomorrow we're looking at this!

..WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE...
03-18-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 45,007
Posted By Bizurke

Pictures taken for an article I was in about bike...

Pictures taken for an article I was in about bike commuting.

http://img253.imageshack.us/img253/6928/andybike1ru7.jpg http://img253.imageshack.us/img253/2175/andybike2xg5.jpg
03-18-08, 07:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,220
Posted By Bizurke

2008: Ride from East to West across Iowa to meet...

2008: Ride from East to West across Iowa to meet with RAGBRAI then complete RAGBRAI all self contained. Then follow the AC northern Tier Route from Iowa to Minot N.D.

2009: Coast to Coast...
03-17-08, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,794
Posted By Bizurke

Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
03-16-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,794
Posted By Bizurke

1995 Schwinn Sidewinder: Any Info?

I just got a 1995 Schwinn Sidewinder for free an am wondering if any body knows anything about these bikes? I'm assuming it is a '95 since it has a "100th Anniversary 1895-1995" sticker near the...
Forum: Touring
03-16-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Bizurke

By the time I got there it was almost closing...

By the time I got there it was almost closing time so I had to just grab some stuff real quick and leave. I ended up with a steel Raleigh frame with some solid 700c wheels that I think I'll fix up...
Forum: Touring
03-15-08, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Bizurke

Luckily the person who is in charge of the entire...

Luckily the person who is in charge of the entire outfit is a cyclist. She has made sure they save all the bikes in hopes of recycling them in to the community. I'm going to try to grab a few extra...
Forum: Touring
03-15-08, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Bizurke

Free MTB's for conversion. Need advice today!

I received an email from a member of my RAGBRAI team letting me know that cities recently closed landfill has over 700 bikes and an entire building of parts that they want to recycle in to the...
Forum: Touring
03-14-08, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,065
Posted By Bizurke

I don't know about cross country, but I do have a...

I don't know about cross country, but I do have a friend who does a cross state tour every year with a Veloce and a BOB, he has no problems with it. The only thing I think I've heard him complain...
Forum: Foo
03-13-08, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 258,936
Posted By Bizurke

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3079/2328786491_ca2...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3079/2328786491_ca2efaef22_o.jpg
snapped this when out on a ride yesterday.
Forum: Touring
03-13-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By Bizurke

If you're just looking for a phone with net...

If you're just looking for a phone with net access you can get some good deals from fusewirless.com they have Sidekicks and Blackberrys from $0-$50 (with contract). Something like that might work for...
03-13-08, 06:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,471
Posted By Bizurke

My local Trek dealer has always treated me like...

My local Trek dealer has always treated me like crap, I luckily found another LBS that treats me like I'm one of their good old friends. The unfortunate thing is that in my daily business the Trek...
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