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03-27-08, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By HereNT

Ghost Bike Minneapolis To Install Memorial For Ed Gorecki

Ghost Bike Minneapolis will host a short memorial ride on March 30th, 2008 in remembrance of Ed Gorecki, a cyclist killed by a hit-and-run driver on December 11th, 2007. A white bicycle will be...
08-25-07, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 407,423
Posted By HereNT

Not sure if this is a find or not, but at 1$,...

Not sure if this is a find or not, but at 1$, someone should probably check it out:

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/bik/406024242.html
08-19-07, 05:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,654
Posted By HereNT

Doesn't surprise me at all. I end up commuting...

Doesn't surprise me at all. I end up commuting through them all the time. I really wish they'd put some lane markers on that last little stretch of the hiawatha trail, and finish it past 11th into...
08-14-07, 05:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,654
Posted By HereNT

As with anything on the net, I can't be 100%...

As with anything on the net, I can't be 100% sure. It was pulled off of Wikipedia, but I did check the citation and saw it was a PDF map released by MNDOT.

Locals reaction to not putting up the...
08-12-07, 10:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,654
Posted By HereNT

Ready for more? Most likely, Uncle...

Ready for more?



Most likely, Uncle Sam is going to say that. I'm betting that if we try to use it on something else, they will quietly pull the funding.



Where did you get 290,000? ...
08-12-07, 08:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,654
Posted By HereNT

For a little more perspective, here are some maps...

For a little more perspective, here are some maps of Minneapolis:

1) Downtown, default gmap:

http://www.mplsbikelove.com/Random_Images/Jeremys_Stuff/Downtown_Blank.gif


2) Downtown, with...
08-12-07, 04:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,654
Posted By HereNT

The light rail will not be incorporated into the...

The light rail will not be incorporated into the new design, from what I've heard. There isn't enough time to plan how it would have to be fit in, where it would go on either side, etc. They want...
07-28-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By HereNT

Cool - I wasn't sure how much the handling would...

Cool - I wasn't sure how much the handling would change. I want to keep the front axle in pretty close to the same position, that's why I was thinking the smaller wheel. It wouldn't be a shorter...
07-27-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By HereNT

Track fork replacement - 700 to 650?

So I posted this in the framebuilder's forum, too, but I have the feeling it will get a few more views here:



Any other streetrack riders thought of doing something like this? I'm barely...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-27-07, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By HereNT

Track fork replacement - 700 to 650?

Hi - I'm hoping you guys can answer this question:

I have a late 80s bianchi track bike that I would like to put a new fork on and run a brake. Right now, the fork is bent a little, but it...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-07, 12:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,109
Posted By HereNT

I tried it, and it faded almost to white nearly...

I tried it, and it faded almost to white nearly immediately. Then it went towards black where my hands hit it. All in all, I was not impressed. It was about 24 hours before I proofhided it, but...
03-06-07, 05:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,135
Posted By HereNT

Other than kicking dogs in the head as they try...

Other than kicking dogs in the head as they try to bite my ankles (thankfully, not in years), I've only had one incident hitting an animal while riding. I don't know what it was, but it bounced off...
03-06-07, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,347
Posted By HereNT

Spoke cards are one thing, but I'd think that CDs...

Spoke cards are one thing, but I'd think that CDs would put enough tension on the spokes that your wheels aren't going to be true very long. That's assuming that they're going to stay in place with...
03-05-07, 06:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,252
Posted By HereNT

I started running brakeless one winter when I...

I started running brakeless one winter when I pulled the lever because a cab was pulling a u-turn right in front of me and I didn't have time for anything else. It stuck closed, and I took the brake...
02-14-07, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,852
Posted By HereNT

I'm 6' and just test rode the 56 and the 58...

I'm 6' and just test rode the 56 and the 58 trying to figure out what size to get. The 58 seemed a lot better. I would have gone with a 57, but they don't make one.

Your results might vary...
02-12-07, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,299
Posted By HereNT

Man, how could anyone be that stupid? I was out...

Man, how could anyone be that stupid? I was out riding about an hour and a half that day, in two different runs. Even with three pairs of socks and toe-warmers, it was freaking COLD...
02-12-07, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By HereNT

The bolts are there, just there's no nuts on the...

The bolts are there, just there's no nuts on the bolts. Like this:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/42/388266259_84cadba565_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/herent/388266259/)

I'm guessing...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,609
Posted By HereNT

I'm not quite understanding this - they're buying...

I'm not quite understanding this - they're buying you a more expensive shoe and eating the cost, and you're not happy? I'd say as long as they fit and are comfortable, you're getting a deal....
02-12-07, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By HereNT

Shimano RX100 question

I just picked up a set of these brakes at a swap meet yesterday for 15$. But it looks like there are pieces missing. The threaded part that goes through the fork and bridge doesn't have anything...
02-05-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By HereNT

It looks like the frame can be found for under...

It looks like the frame can be found for under 300, the whole bike is around 6. I wouldn't go with stock components, anyways. I have tried to buy stuff from Chuck in the past, but the shop is out...
02-05-07, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By HereNT

It was nuts - 278 racers, cold as hell. I ended...

It was nuts - 278 racers, cold as hell. I ended up puke drunk/hungover at the first stop and went home to warm up and sleep a bit. I'm amazed anyone made it out, honestly...

And I have no idea...
02-05-07, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By HereNT

Not a clue - I just have a laminated sheet that...

Not a clue - I just have a laminated sheet that says 'what size is your prize?' I have to go in and get fitted and then it will be ordered. I'm kind of thinking that maybe I should just get new...
02-05-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By HereNT

I'm kind of bummed he is closed on Mondays. I...

I'm kind of bummed he is closed on Mondays. I have the day off, and it would be great to head up and get fitted. Oh well. It's like -15 today, so maybe he's not doing his regular riding, and I can...
02-05-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By HereNT

Sweet - I should be able to fit the 700x34...

Sweet - I should be able to fit the 700x34 knobbies they gave me on there!
02-05-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By HereNT

It's going to be my first new frame ever -...

It's going to be my first new frame ever - everything else has been used, even if it's nice. First one actually sized for me, too! I'm thinking I'm going to need to buy at least some of the parts...
02-05-07, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By HereNT

Free frame - Kona Paddy Wagon

So somehow I won the frame - does anyone have opinions on it? Most likely I'm going to be just switching over the parts from my (too large) Fuji conversion - that's spaced at 120, so I think I'll be...
02-03-07, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By HereNT

1.5 hours left. -9F, -34F wind chill. It's...

1.5 hours left. -9F, -34F wind chill.

It's ON.
02-02-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By HereNT

It's up to 0 now, so I think we should be fine ;)...

It's up to 0 now, so I think we should be fine ;) Everyone should still be out here racing :D
Forum: Foo
01-30-07, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By HereNT

Set up a still life of some sort, and try it with...

Set up a still life of some sort, and try it with every possible setting on your camera. You'll get to know the camera better, and probably waste time setting up the scene, too...
Forum: Foo
01-29-07, 10:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,910
Posted By HereNT

I was showing my little sister how dangerous...

I was showing my little sister how dangerous razor blades were when we were young. I was cutting a styrofoam cup towards my hand, and put the blade almost completely buried next to my index finger. ...
01-29-07, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,852
Posted By HereNT

I like it.

I like it.
Forum: Commuting
01-16-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 944
Posted By HereNT

-5F here this morning :brr: At least I can...

-5F here this morning :brr:

At least I can just put on extra layers. I hate riding in the heat.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-07, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By HereNT

Like this one? ...

Like this one?

http://ypcommando.com/images/bike_mailbox1.jpg
01-15-07, 10:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,951
Posted By HereNT

I would hope that with your training and...

I would hope that with your training and background, you would have no reason to resort to deadly force to overcome three teenage girls...

Just saying, you know?
01-13-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,671
Posted By HereNT

I want R2D2 cranks... Maybe that's just me.

I want R2D2 cranks...

Maybe that's just me.
01-13-07, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,075
Posted By HereNT

I just stopped being 30 on sunday. I guess...

I just stopped being 30 on sunday.

I guess it's better than the alternative.
01-08-07, 09:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,563
Posted By HereNT

ink1373 - I can't remember if I know you in real...

ink1373 - I can't remember if I know you in real life or not, but we put up an advocacy section on www.mplsbikelove.com recently - you might want to cross post there and see if there are people with...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,720
Posted By HereNT

Crap - I forgot about that. I've had a few times...

Crap - I forgot about that. I've had a few times when I was looking for a place to stop and have a beer and a smoke (nicotine) on a late night ride and surprised vagrants. They (different people at...
01-08-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 82,070
Posted By HereNT

http://www.mplsbikelove.com/images/SBX_poster.gif...

http://www.mplsbikelove.com/images/SBX_poster.gif (http://mplsbikelove.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1113)
01-08-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By HereNT

Final flier design is finally done: ...

Final flier design is finally done:

http://mplsbikelove.com/images/SBX_poster.gif

And if you didn't get it from the flier, the website is up, but still kind of under construction:
...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,720
Posted By HereNT

As new coworkers come in, they usually take a few...

As new coworkers come in, they usually take a few months to figure out that I really don't have any interest in cars. Or even getting a ride home in a blizzard or thunderstorm.

They eventually...
01-08-07, 07:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,840
Posted By HereNT

I usually just put the order that I want to hit...

I usually just put the order that I want to hit the stops right on the manifest, so it would kind of do both... But thanks for the tip!
Forum: Foo
01-08-07, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 72,320
Posted By HereNT

Jameson and PBR.

Jameson and PBR.
Forum: Foo
01-08-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,704
Posted By HereNT

It's not really so much what happens to the...

It's not really so much what happens to the tools, but what they do to whatever you're using them on. I've had cheap wrenches strip many bolts before.

I'm going to second the TP. It makes a...
01-08-07, 04:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,840
Posted By HereNT

I like that manifest on the sleeve idea. Might...

I like that manifest on the sleeve idea. Might have to try that sometime.
01-08-07, 10:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,765
Posted By HereNT

I don't usually say it unless they're totally...

I don't usually say it unless they're totally hogging the lane, riding 2-3 abreast or whatever. Even then, I've usually had to slow down and wait behind until it's safe for me to take the other...
Forum: Foo
01-07-07, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 748
Posted By HereNT

I'm talking about the OS, like when it pops up a...

I'm talking about the OS, like when it pops up a yes/no/cancel box. It works fine in most web browsers, I don't know why OSX isn't up to speed on that.
01-07-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 12,117
Posted By HereNT

http://super-rookie.com/main/ I made him...

http://super-rookie.com/main/

I made him that site, and he pretty much stays there, posting about Nascar.
Forum: Foo
01-07-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 748
Posted By HereNT

ALT + well... just about anything. I work on...

ALT + well... just about anything.

I work on windows and macs about equally, and that's the one feature that I think Micro$hit has going for it. I almost never have to touch the mouse on the PC...
Forum: Foo
01-02-07, 11:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,594
Posted By HereNT

I believe in aliens - I also believe they...

I believe in aliens - I also believe they probably have much better things to do than check out our planet. If they do, it's probably only for laughs.
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