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02-19-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

I have no idea when I should even attempt to get...

I have no idea when I should even attempt to get on a bike again, received no physical therapy, no advice on how to exercise, nothing, he was a good doctor,don't get me wrong,took care of my back,...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,309
Posted By lostforawhile

remember a neon vest offers almost no protection...

remember a neon vest offers almost no protection at night, has to be reflective at night, is it three M that has those super bright tapes? The only reason I have seen some riders at night, are the...
02-17-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

my back will probably never be right again, I'm...

my back will probably never be right again, I'm back at work, but towards the end of the week is when my back hurts the worst, i shattered T-12 and collapsed a disc, basically the same injury that...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,309
Posted By lostforawhile

we have a lot of ninja riders here, but they are...

we have a lot of ninja riders here, but they are usually out selling dope and are trying to be invisible to the police, they will paint their bikes flat black, and wear dark clothes, then weave in...
02-13-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

the problem here is 90 percent of the people here...

the problem here is 90 percent of the people here who ride bikes, ride like idiots, against traffic,no helmet, at night without lights, drunk, etc, so the cops are very biased towards riders, I was...
02-11-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

well I can drive, I'm more concerned that...

well I can drive, I'm more concerned that eventually I wont be able to do my job anymore
02-04-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

yea it's all over and done, the insurance company...

yea it's all over and done, the insurance company that screwed me over was Dairyland, I didnt know I would be covered under my auto policy, but my lawyer said I was considered a pedestrian and I...
02-03-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

yes I had a good lawyer, he's well known around...

yes I had a good lawyer, he's well known around here, she decided not to fight it, so all I got was what her liability limit would pay, she had no assets and he had no way to sue her for anything...
02-03-14, 06:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

still here, still trying to recover, havent been...

still here, still trying to recover, havent been able to ride since the accident, bike needs impossible to find parts, settlement was a joke, it all went to pay bills, my back is permanently messed...
06-09-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,040
Posted By lostforawhile

new study shows that people getting off their dam...

new study shows that people getting off their dam cell phones, and paying attention to where they are driving, reduces the number of crashes into bikes
06-04-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

it's a 27 I can save my brand new tire and tube,...

it's a 27 I can save my brand new tire and tube, they arent damaged only the rim is bent up and fork is bent
05-20-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

it's a pretty straight forward case, nothing to...

it's a pretty straight forward case, nothing to really argue I was where I was supposed to be, she drove where she wasnt supposed to drive, anyway going to try and save the bike, I rebuilt that bike...
05-20-13, 03:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

if this is ok with the mods, I had set up one of...

if this is ok with the mods, I had set up one of those accounts if anyone wants to help out, this has had me out of work since the accident, lawyer is working on commission, so there is no telling...
05-20-13, 03:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

going to try and go back to work today, havent...

going to try and go back to work today, havent even really messed with fixing the bike yet, going to try and look at it, but it's going to be a while before I even think about getting back on it again
02-25-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,141
Posted By lostforawhile

This really hits close to home,being half finn, I...

This really hits close to home,being half finn, I watched my grandfather go from being a champion bowler and athlete, to destroying his health, no fitness,weight gain,alcohol, and hand rolled...
02-08-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By lostforawhile

I will measure the tube as soon as I can the...

I will measure the tube as soon as I can the firefighters brought it to a friends garage he has it locked up, its a 27 inch 71 supersport there is a thread here somewhere
02-08-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By lostforawhile

hi guys needing a weinmann wheel and front fork for my 71 supersport

For those of you who don't know, I was hit by a car head. still flat on my back, with a partially fractured spinei don't know how long I will be off my feet but I hope I can save the bike, I will...
02-05-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

When I get better if someone can help me find...

When I get better if someone can help me find another. Weinman wheel and fork let me know going to try and save my baby its going to be a while though, can't even stand right now
02-05-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

Yes,not revealing any details for legal reasons,...

Yes,not revealing any details for legal reasons, but just letting my fellow riders know I,m down
02-05-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

That was my 71 schwinn I loved. That bike

That was my 71 schwinn I loved. That bike
02-05-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

Not going to post legal details, just could use...

Not going to post legal details, just could use some mental support I worked so hard on that bike, was trying to hard to get healthy
02-05-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By lostforawhile

hit by car

Hit by driver who swerved into turn lane back is fractured bike is destroyed
Forum: Foo
02-04-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,053
Posted By lostforawhile

The bottle of soap/shampoo is very convenient,...

The bottle of soap/shampoo is very convenient, it's all about simplicity, I dont judge myself by soap, I have more important things to worry about, I do understand the forgetting to shower when you...
Forum: Foo
02-04-13, 02:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,053
Posted By lostforawhile

I have some bar soap around somewhere, the body...

I have some bar soap around somewhere, the body wash doubles as soap and a shampoo, less crap to worry about, can get by with that and deodorant and not worry about anything else
Replies: 14
Views: 8,162
Posted By lostforawhile

My pedals must have been replaced with different...

My pedals must have been replaced with different model Atom ones, at least I know they are correct now
02-03-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25,973
Views: 2,660,949
Posted By lostforawhile

I did some riding on the trail, but then...

I did some riding on the trail, but then discovered I had lost my glove which had been in my pocket, so I had to go riding back again to look for it
Replies: 14
Views: 8,162
Posted By lostforawhile

not trying to interrupt this thread, but do you...

not trying to interrupt this thread, but do you have any idea where to get the original bar tape, or something very close to it? on the toe clips, the original pedals on mine were Atom, I'm not sure...
Replies: 14
Views: 8,162
Posted By lostforawhile

I would put some tires on it, and ride it, you...

I would put some tires on it, and ride it, you might end up really liking this bike, they aren"t that "heavy" of a bike, and definitively not the average mass produced bike, unless you consider the...
02-03-13, 12:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,680
Posted By lostforawhile

I'm Going to try some ocean pacific skateboard...

I'm Going to try some ocean pacific skateboard shoes, they have hard tread witha very small waffle pattern, which is nearly flat, I have feet like bozo anyway, when I get some straps for my clips I...
02-02-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By lostforawhile

Ok even using these high tech epoxies didn't I...

Ok even using these high tech epoxies didn't I work, I finally drilled 2 #40 holes in the piece and attached it with 2 high strength stainless rivets, I coated it with epoxy first then riveted it on,...
02-02-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By lostforawhile

this is what he bought, it says 260 but he is...

this is what he bought, it says 260 but he is heavier then that and can ride it, I know it's a walmart bike, but it would start the process of losing the weight and getting you to the point you...
02-02-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,684
Posted By lostforawhile

My vintage bike came with one brazed on, it works...

My vintage bike came with one brazed on, it works fine after 41 years, I have never had the bike fall
02-02-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By lostforawhile

I have a friend who weighs about that, he can...

I have a friend who weighs about that, he can ride one of the Schwinn trikes, the new ones, it would work until you lose some of the weight, the bike is heavy but sturdy, and has a wide seat. You...
02-02-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25,973
Views: 2,660,949
Posted By lostforawhile

I've probably ridden about 20 miles on and off...

I've probably ridden about 20 miles on and off today, put the jagwire brake pads on, big difference
02-01-13, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By lostforawhile

Hey Y'all!! Watch this!!

Hey Y'all!! Watch this!!
01-31-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,605
Posted By lostforawhile

crazy prices on Schwinn Cool Lemon paint

Does anyone know why the Kool Lemon paint is so expensive, vs. the other Schwinn colors? It's unreal, 25 dollars for the aluminum base, and 35 dollars for the can, I'm talking 12 ounce spray cans...
Forum: Foo
01-31-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6,140
Views: 250,791
Posted By lostforawhile

this isnt my video, but this is pretty much what...

this isnt my video, but this is pretty much what I'm doing right now, I'm glad to see someone else has the same idea. I see my epoxy gun in the background lol, I'm trying to damage as little paint...
Forum: Foo
01-31-13, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,140
Views: 250,791
Posted By lostforawhile

I found out all my exotic epoxies had gone bad in...

I found out all my exotic epoxies had gone bad in the tubes so a bunch of $$ down the crapper, I got just enough Hysol E-40 FL out of one tube to try and fix my cable stop again, I will know in 24...
01-30-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,718
Posted By lostforawhile

sometimes you hit things like that, it's...

sometimes you hit things like that, it's unavoidable, by the time they show up there is just no time to do anything, I have actually hit several black milk crates, they seem to be popular at local...
01-30-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,718
Posted By lostforawhile

the fact is a dark object is not going to reflect...

the fact is a dark object is not going to reflect much light towards the driver, this is the point of having reflectors in the first place, it may reflect some light, but you will have to be much...
01-30-13, 07:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,718
Posted By lostforawhile

I suspect some trolling in this thread,...

I suspect some trolling in this thread, apparently some posters basically believe, no matter what, it's the drivers fault,and riders should take no responsibility for their actions
01-29-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,718
Posted By lostforawhile

you dont seem to be able to accept reality, it's...

you dont seem to be able to accept reality, it's always the drivers fault right? even when they are in the right they are in the wrong? how can you avoid someone you cant see? there are lights and...
01-29-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,718
Posted By lostforawhile

and this is somehow the drivers fault? should...

and this is somehow the drivers fault? should she have installed a night vision system in her car?
01-29-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,718
Posted By lostforawhile

obviously you dont seem to understand that a dark...

obviously you dont seem to understand that a dark bike, and a rider wearing dark clothes, absorb a lot of the light from headlights, yet you blame the driver who couldn't see him? even a lousy 2...
01-29-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,439
Posted By lostforawhile

the difference is completely dismantled, no...

the difference is completely dismantled, no bearings etc, no places to trap water and cause corrosion
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,263
Posted By lostforawhile

http://s4.hubimg.com/u/107571_f260.jpg

http://s4.hubimg.com/u/107571_f260.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,263
Posted By lostforawhile

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_OOBiJcwtWBQ/TKztSnU8aiI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_OOBiJcwtWBQ/TKztSnU8aiI/AAAAAAAAAKA/j_GIZMVbhAk/s1600/Jenna-+killer+squirrel!.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-13, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,263
Posted By lostforawhile

I mainly have an issue with roving packs of...

I mainly have an issue with roving packs of killer squirrels, if they demand your pack of peanuts, just give it to them, it's not worth it, they have thousands of friends in the trees,just watching...
01-28-13, 11:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,680
Posted By lostforawhile

about what did a pair of these run shipped in US...

about what did a pair of these run shipped in US dollars
01-28-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,718
Posted By lostforawhile

45? be real here, the fact is someone on a bike...

45? be real here, the fact is someone on a bike at night, with dark clothing is hard for ANYONE to see, dark clothes absorb light, we have people here that ride at night like this, and make it as...
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