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Forum: Commuting
10-17-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,894
Posted By Galls

There is one red light I run all the time, at a...

There is one red light I run all the time, at a three way intersection and make a left turn on, often merging in with turn on red traffic. But I genuinely think, at this light, death is more certain...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15,297
Views: 11,068,669
Posted By Galls

Its cloth, with hemp twine and some auburn...

Its cloth, with hemp twine and some auburn shellac. Don't do it unless you wear gloves while riding though! Cloth is much different than cork.
Forum: Commuting
10-16-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15,297
Views: 11,068,669
Posted By Galls

My Cross Check.

My Cross Check.
10-01-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,077
Posted By Galls

But what about the children!!!!! The reality...

But what about the children!!!!!

The reality is he and his child were probably the safest riders on the road that morning. If you have ever gone on a road with a orange flag and a trailer,...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By Galls

<--- lol.

<---

lol.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,403
Posted By Galls

Too bad he missed, or is such a good shot. . . ...

Too bad he missed, or is such a good shot. . .

I think hitting those kids would have been a net gain to society.
07-21-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,076
Posted By Galls

Wow, was this thread really a year ago?

Wow, was this thread really a year ago?
07-18-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By Galls

http://www.accessfayetteville.org/government/parks...

http://www.accessfayetteville.org/government/parks_and_recreation/documents/maps/Mud_Creek_R.pdf

To my son's day care and connects to a trail that runs to my house. The later trail goes up to my...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By Galls

So it was a third party fund or something? ...

So it was a third party fund or something? Certainly it was not the city.
Forum: Commuting
04-25-09, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By Galls

Now I just happen to know Detroit is a dying...

Now I just happen to know Detroit is a dying city, in disrepair, complete with a deficit being run by lunatics.


So are you sure this brand spanking new bike path is in Detroit? The same city...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,251
Posted By Galls

You gotta respect that fat guy, you also gotta...

You gotta respect that fat guy, you also gotta respect that bike.
04-21-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

Are you a complete idiot? All I said was in...

Are you a complete idiot? All I said was in response to another poster claiming I had not paid income taxes, I rebutted by saying my highest marginal tax rate was %55. Now where the **** did I...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-09, 10:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,740
Posted By Galls

Oh I am very aware that thing is not going to...

Oh I am very aware that thing is not going to walk off, I was more recommending it for aesthetics. I forgot to complement you by the way.

My university managed aesthetics by moving them a few...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-09, 11:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,740
Posted By Galls

Can you estimate the cost for the construction? ...

Can you estimate the cost for the construction?

On a side note, while it is not official yet, if it ever does become such you want to bury it under concrete.
04-14-09, 06:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

Not here, the parking garages are huge, carved...

Not here, the parking garages are huge, carved into a mountain and literally have the bus terminal on top of it. But what does the location of their subsidized parking have to do with anything? It...
04-13-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

My marginal tax rate at one point in my life was...

My marginal tax rate at one point in my life was %55, so I am not exactly a poor college student who would have to buy a months worth of ramen to survive this increase. It is just the principle of...
04-13-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

Well if the car drivers to the University are...

Well if the car drivers to the University are only expected to pay 1/20th the cost of their spaces, even though with a free bus system and limited space available they should be charged a sin tax. ...
04-13-09, 08:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

Well the concept of self propelled motion does...

Well the concept of self propelled motion does not exist in Arkansas, especially when the campus is on a hill. Now the inalienable right to a pick up truck and a cheap parking spot, that is...
04-12-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

It is not equitable. The parking fees sure as...

It is not equitable. The parking fees sure as hell do not pay for the parking decks they have built, at 12,000 per spot. So why are we to give them money for a piece of bent steel and a bike...
04-12-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

It costs this school $12,000 to build parking...

It costs this school $12,000 to build parking spaces and students pay transit fees even though the buses are free to anyone to use. Now I gotta ruin my paint job.

And why is it funding...
04-12-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,719
Posted By Galls

Ah ****, I go there to. Well chances of this...

Ah ****, I go there to.

Well chances of this being enforced are slim to none, I still see scooters parked at racks all the time. My only issue is the sticker, why do I want to ruin nice paint job...
04-10-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Galls

I remember out walking all the cars to my high...

I remember out walking all the cars to my high school. My mother is dutch so me being outside was never a concern for her, so equally this mentality is impossible for me to understand.
04-07-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By Galls

I have been thinking about doing this also with a...

I have been thinking about doing this also with a fork so whatever answer you get will interest me as well. Good Luck.
03-11-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By Galls

How can you live like that? Looks like a...

How can you live like that?

Looks like a prison to me. Do you have to drive 10 miles to the deli? I could not imagine growing up and being a kid in a hell hole like that, where you could not...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,984
Posted By Galls

My two year old sleeps with a fan on in his room...

My two year old sleeps with a fan on in his room as background noise.


He still wakes up when I leave at 6:30 but I assume that is mostly due to him being a 2 year old and going to bed at 7:30.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15,297
Views: 11,068,669
Posted By Galls

Isn't the trick you cover the label in duct tape...

Isn't the trick you cover the label in duct tape and then yank it off.
Forum: Commuting
12-18-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Galls

I hate rails to trail, absolutely hate it. Keep...

I hate rails to trail, absolutely hate it. Keep in mind that if there is one mode of transportation I consider equal to cycling it is locomotive power. With NIMBY-ism once those ROW are converted...
11-12-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,905
Posted By Galls

Why dont people just have bells, works so much...

Why dont people just have bells, works so much better than yelling on your left.
Forum: Commuting
10-22-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Galls

Yes that is what happens in Alpha cities.

Yes that is what happens in Alpha cities.
Forum: Commuting
10-21-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By Galls

My new town (they call it a city but I moved from...

My new town (they call it a city but I moved from NYC) has a pretty active bike trail program, part of the planning involved studying ways to use a very convenient but active rail line as one of the...
10-08-08, 09:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,981
Posted By Galls

:love::roflmao2::thumb: Not enough smiles,...

:love::roflmao2::thumb:

Not enough smiles, got a new toy for the saddle bag.
10-08-08, 09:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,981
Posted By Galls

I find if you shoot out or slash their tires they...

I find if you shoot out or slash their tires they don't mind that bad.
Forum: Commuting
10-04-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,595
Posted By Galls

Well when I was in NY I would not go near buying...

Well when I was in NY I would not go near buying a good looking bike, does that count?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,544
Posted By Galls

I carry and being a member of a program called...

I carry and being a member of a program called cop shot helps after the fact.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,162
Posted By Galls

I have this on my older than I am, never...

I have this on my older than I am, never maintained, sat in the garage beater. the band wraps around the frame/tube wherever and it is tricky to put on. Those screws act as regular braze ons for...
09-25-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By Galls

He does not ride, nice photo op though.

He does not ride, nice photo op though.
Forum: Commuting
09-14-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Galls

well lets see, they are offering to sell it to me...

well lets see, they are offering to sell it to me at MSRP, $1025 plus $100 labor.
That puts their total at around $1240 after tax. Most of the difference between jensen and LBS is then a tax which...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Galls

Need help departing with my money (Buying a new commuter)

So I come to the commuting section seeking advice, not necessarily on which bike to purchase but rather on where to purchase it.

I moved away from NY to NW Arkansas, so now the risk of theft is...
09-12-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 532
Posted By Galls

I am 6'5"/6'6" depending on the day/shoe. Anyway...

I am 6'5"/6'6" depending on the day/shoe. Anyway I have never actually ridden a bike that properly fits so I have no clue what a proper bike feels like.

So anyway back to the relevant parts, I...
09-07-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,124
Posted By Galls

Or just carry, or better yet get the hell out of...

Or just carry, or better yet get the hell out of Michigan.
Forum: Commuting
09-01-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,567
Posted By Galls

Amtrak's evacuation fleet...

Amtrak's evacuation fleet...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,557
Posted By Galls

I am a multi-mode commuter at UARK, I ride to the...

I am a multi-mode commuter at UARK, I ride to the bus stop and put the bike on the rack to go up the hill, then on the way down the hill I pedal my ass off outrunning cars until I turn off of a...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,374
Posted By Galls

Now it looks like you can mount a 50 caliber...

Now it looks like you can mount a 50 caliber machine gun on that rack and have plenty of ammunition for cycling away from zombies.

Actually that gives me an idea for some great panniers.
...
08-20-08, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By Galls

Northern Illinois is one of those area's where...

Northern Illinois is one of those area's where rights have been revoked by lesser laws, rather than the removal of such rights.
08-11-08, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By Galls

A black bear will not fall for playing dead. ...

A black bear will not fall for playing dead.


And a .357 magnum is not guaranteed to do the job, so probably a .44 magnum would do.
Forum: Foo
08-10-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,555
Posted By Galls

After nearly being run over by a hybrid due to...

After nearly being run over by a hybrid due to their impatience to get to the next stop sign.

"Nothing Dumber than a Hummer"
07-17-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By Galls

I am not so sure about California, but...

I am not so sure about California, but environmental impact studies, usually apply to more than bunnies and trees, they also apply to effects on the neighborhood and immediate area.
07-13-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,531
Posted By Galls

Yes they do, but it is not dreadfully loud.

Yes they do, but it is not dreadfully loud.
07-08-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,661
Posted By Galls

A foreign country by the choice of the US, not...

A foreign country by the choice of the US, not that of Texas, we did not let them in. Texans tend to forget that.
07-08-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,163
Posted By Galls

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http://i33.tinypic.com/2po1iit.jpg
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