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05-09-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By slvoid

Rip...

Rip...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,153
Posted By slvoid

The raptor's nice but it's still just foam (with...

The raptor's nice but it's still just foam (with ridges in it and mesh on top) touching your back. The marmot (and i think the other osprey, though I haven't tried it) actually has a suspension with...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,846
Posted By slvoid

Along with practice, a CO2 cartridge head (the...

Along with practice, a CO2 cartridge head (the kind that uses threaded cartridges) is a very small piece of convenience when it supplements a traditional pump, especially with high pressure but wide...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,153
Posted By slvoid

Marmot zephyr. ...

Marmot zephyr.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=282322&highlight=marmot

Someone else recommended the osprey stratos, very similar design....
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,846
Posted By slvoid

Communism... it's working! :o

Communism... it's working! :o
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By slvoid

Their site lists 3-4 tires in 700x25 tire size. ...

Their site lists 3-4 tires in 700x25 tire size.
http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCEqSection.jsp?sid=EquipTiresRoadTrainAllSeason&eid=5518&menuItemId=12450
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,846
Posted By slvoid

Oh I'm smart. Look how smart I am! <--

Oh I'm smart. Look how smart I am!
<--
Forum: Triathlon
07-24-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By slvoid

If you can get over the mental thing, I'd stay...

If you can get over the mental thing, I'd stay with the transition. Why? Because the frame makes dilly squat difference in aerodynamics. For the $$ you're saving, get a zip 404 front and 808 rear....
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,846
Posted By slvoid

I live in NYC, of course I have. :) There's...

I live in NYC, of course I have. :)

There's actually a regular on my route that commutes in his F430 spyder.

Nothing like this good ol' fashioned chinese wedding though. The cars were probably...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,612
Posted By slvoid

Going over a bridge, I might be safer on the far...

Going over a bridge, I might be safer on the far right just over the rise, that way I don't get nailed by some moron flying over the rise and not seeing me. I mean it's not 100% fool proof but odds...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 08:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,846
Posted By slvoid

Jumping curbs wouldn't puncture your tires. You...

Jumping curbs wouldn't puncture your tires. You might get a pinch flat but it won't puncture them like a nail would. Might tear some of the belts from the shock though.
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 941
Posted By slvoid

I'm not defending her but if she could squeeze...

I'm not defending her but if she could squeeze through, you weren't far enough forward. I usually stop right at the front. If you want to be ahead of me, you'd be in the cross walk.

Also, I've...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,857
Posted By slvoid

http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/4794/p7040122.j...

http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/4794/p7040122.jpg
:)
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,612
Posted By slvoid

No actually when they offered a reason and backed...

No actually when they offered a reason and backed it up, he went on to whine about how the "WARNING" was merely a "suggestion." Good to see there are some people who can keep an open mind and not...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,846
Posted By slvoid

Woke up on the wrong side of the bike tire futon?...

Woke up on the wrong side of the bike tire futon?

The problem is that most people also ignore my comment of 100% puncture protection. I've yet to see a pneumatic tire choice with 100% puncture...
07-23-10, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By slvoid

Might be they see you as too... how do i put...

Might be they see you as too... how do i put this.. too much of a presence on the road. Whereas everything else is more subtle so you don't stand "out" in the road, so to speak. Plus it also makes...
Forum: Foo
07-23-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By slvoid

This looks like a garage... ...

This looks like a garage...
...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,857
Posted By slvoid

My partner and I started on pretty much the same...

My partner and I started on pretty much the same exact bikes. Right now I'm on a scott sub 2 and it's pretty nice. I find they have a pretty good mix of features plus a real nice subtle style.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,153
Posted By slvoid

In the past decade, I've gone through 2 timbuk2...

In the past decade, I've gone through 2 timbuk2 bags, 2 chrome bags, a crumpler bag, and a marmot backpack over... 30-40000 miles of riding? I think one year I rode like 15k, more than my first car....
Forum: Commuting
07-23-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,846
Posted By slvoid

I've got the schwalbe marathon supreme's. They're...

I've got the schwalbe marathon supreme's. They're kinda in between the marathon's and the plus's. So far so good through maybe 2000 miles in NYC.

However, if you want 100% protection and you're...
Forum: Northeast
04-30-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 42,809
Posted By slvoid

I'm glad this thread's still going. I...

I'm glad this thread's still going.

I haven't been back up to bear mountain in 2 years.

Can't believe how out of shape I am. Hopefully I can get back into it this summer and keep up with you...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By slvoid

You should save the $$ for one of these: ...

You should save the $$ for one of these:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?634376-Fast-food-WIN!
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By slvoid

Well... we all have to go some day...

Well... we all have to go some day...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By slvoid

That awesome sandwich is filled with...

That awesome sandwich is filled with deliciousness.

That'll give me the energy I need to ride those double centuries again!
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,587
Posted By slvoid

That's the 2nd post of mine you've eww'ed in like...

That's the 2nd post of mine you've eww'ed in like 5 minutes! :p

To the OP, what about living in your car? You can get rid of a HUGE chunk of your expenses that way. Or roommates?
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