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Forum: Commuting
09-18-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,687
Posted By neotheone

You buy $80 in accesories for a bike you don't...

You buy $80 in accesories for a bike you don't even own yet.
Forum: Commuting
09-16-11, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,949
Posted By neotheone

When I went to the bike shop, apparently my only...

When I went to the bike shop, apparently my only two options were Kenda Kwest's for 15.99 a piece or Conti gator skins for $44 a piece. Went ahead and got the kenda. Wish I went for the gators, but...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,949
Posted By neotheone

Good flat resistant tire on a budget?

Hey, just posted about a patch problem, took off the tire and it literally fell apart. Pics to come later.

But the problem now, is I'm looking for a good puncture resistant tire for around $30. ...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By neotheone

thanks for the quick reply. It probably is...

thanks for the quick reply. It probably is vulcanizing cement. It's Bike specific. it came with my patch kit. It's Schwinn brand. I just want it to last till my next day off, which is most...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By neotheone

Yeah, but I don't feel like walking to the bike...

Yeah, but I don't feel like walking to the bike store. I just want to be able to get to work today.
Forum: Commuting
09-15-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By neotheone

using an old tube as a patch.

Ok, I found my rubber cement for my patch kit, but can't find my last patch. Woukd there be a problem if I cut a 1"X1" square from an old tube to use as a patch?
Forum: Commuting
09-03-11, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By neotheone

Great. I can read the headline already. Traffic...

Great. I can read the headline already. Traffic collision during a pissing match. Both vehicles blinded each other then proceeded into a head on collision.

Good luck with that.
Forum: Commuting
09-01-11, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,635
Posted By neotheone

Says you. In my lowest gear I'd be better off...

Says you. In my lowest gear I'd be better off walking.
Forum: Commuting
08-31-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,548
Posted By neotheone

You're on a mountain bike so really you could...

You're on a mountain bike so really you could probably just run it over but blue9 hit the nail on the head
Forum: Commuting
08-28-11, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By neotheone

Dude your "Bumper" stickers are awesome, I wish I...

Dude your "Bumper" stickers are awesome, I wish I had the balls to proclaim my stonerism on my ride, but I'm terrified of florida cops. Don't know how you do it.

Do you really ride that to work?
Forum: Commuting
08-27-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By neotheone

True..... But $90 seems like a lot of money to...

True..... But $90 seems like a lot of money to pay for a rack. I went to my LBS and picked up a nice frame mounted sun-lite rack, for $25 installed. kyio
Forum: Commuting
08-27-11, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By neotheone

Whatever you do, don't waste money on a seat post...

Whatever you do, don't waste money on a seat post rack....
Forum: Commuting
08-26-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,580
Posted By neotheone

These guys just got trolled.

These guys just got trolled.
Forum: Commuting
08-21-11, 09:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,737
Posted By neotheone

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http://lolwut.com/layout/lolwut.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-31-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,152
Posted By neotheone

You're not under arrest until the police declare...

You're not under arrest until the police declare you are under arrest, up until that when you're sitting in the back of the cop car you're being "Detained" It would really suck to have an "Arrest" on...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-11, 11:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,713
Posted By neotheone

Ira took my joke. I gotta ask, what Ira?

Ira took my joke.

I gotta ask, what Ira?
Forum: Commuting
07-24-11, 12:51 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,687
Posted By neotheone

+1 Sure beats the 100degree Plus weather.

+1
Sure beats the 100degree Plus weather.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,687
Posted By neotheone

When a giant river runs through your city, and...

When a giant river runs through your city, and you'd rather leave an hour early to ride in a giant circle to cross the only bridge in the city where bike traffic is legal.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,460
Posted By neotheone

Dude my water bottle melts after 20 minutes in...

Dude my water bottle melts after 20 minutes in 100+ weather, from a solid block of ice.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,696
Posted By neotheone

Obviously. You all of people should know they're...

Obviously. You all of people should know they're short at least one menstruating grammar Nazi.
:D
Forum: Commuting
07-15-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,738
Posted By neotheone

I've rode like that. Well one pedal anyway. ...

I've rode like that. Well one pedal anyway. Smack a plastic platform pedal on the curb and it snaps in two. I was wearing work boots and it still hurt like hell to have to step on.
Forum: Commuting
07-09-11, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,911
Posted By neotheone

How heavy can they be? Drag one all the way over...

How heavy can they be? Drag one all the way over the hole.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,547
Posted By neotheone

Hhmmmmm. options options options.... I would go...

Hhmmmmm. options options options.... I would go with the Giant Option, Slightly heavy but very smooth ride.http://i55.tinypic.com/29urgw7.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-01-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,063
Posted By neotheone

Back before I was into cycling, I had a friend...

Back before I was into cycling, I had a friend who would stop by during his ride. He was always decked out in Lycra, with Cycling shoes, and he walked hunched over, never figured out if it was the...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,612
Posted By neotheone

True true true, My company is the same way. I'm...

True true true, My company is the same way. I'm just grateful they let me use the storage shed for my bike. it is nice to have it in a cinder enclosure.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-11, 10:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,721
Posted By neotheone

I thought about buying panniers, but instead I...

I thought about buying panniers, but instead I just bungee corded a Milk crate to my rack. Made mounting and dismounting a little tricky, but that's because my bike is slightly too big already.
Forum: Commuting
06-29-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,262
Posted By neotheone

So what happened? Did you just sit on the bike...

So what happened? Did you just sit on the bike till he left?

Hasn't happened to me yet. But then again That's probably because I'm 6'2 and 240 pounds. If someone ever did mess with me I have a...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By neotheone

Better late then never. had to spend an...

Better late then never.
had to spend an additional $130. $49.99 for a new rear wheel, and about $70 for a tuneup, but worth it. Got it ridin in style. now.
http://oi51.tinypic.com/2i6z8yp.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By neotheone

It would be intimidating for a new rider to pick...

It would be intimidating for a new rider to pick it up around here. Flat as a pancake, but I live in the largest city in the USA(Something like 874.3 SQ. miles.) So most people stick to there...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,288
Posted By neotheone

I'm not riding in summer heat, I commute through...

I'm not riding in summer heat, I commute through hell everyday with a heat index around 109, and the temp right around 100.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,311
Posted By neotheone

I don't like the whole idea of clipless, so I...

I don't like the whole idea of clipless, so I always buy platform pedals. I seemed to go through a lot of pedals though, so now I only buy the really wide metal ones.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,927
Posted By neotheone

Must be nice. I'd be pickin those roaches up. ...

Must be nice. I'd be pickin those roaches up. Lol
Forum: Commuting
06-13-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By neotheone

The money is in a bank bag, so it would be pretty...

The money is in a bank bag, so it would be pretty obvious to anyone who's ever seen one, and my boss says I can't travel on the bike with money. I can't blame her.

lezturn hit the nail on the...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,927
Posted By neotheone

You want to look at the stats for skydiving, I'm...

You want to look at the stats for skydiving, I'm no expert, but I would think the big bro would be out to get the concept of jumping out of planes for recreation, so it can't be that dangerous. I...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By neotheone

I guess maybe I should of been more clear. I'm...

I guess maybe I should of been more clear. I'm not gonna be able to commute everyday anymore, which is a shame, because it's my main workout. It's only a 4 mile ride, so it's not like I'm going to...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By neotheone

Have to stop commuting.

Just bought a new Giant, then got a promotion, which means an extra 12K/yr, which is plenty to spend on bikes, but I will have to be traveling with large amounts of company cash at times, so I need...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-11, 08:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,580
Posted By neotheone

Why hide it? When she finds it, if she has a...

Why hide it? When she finds it, if she has a problem, just say "Would you rather I spent the money on gas?"
Forum: Commuting
06-03-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,572
Posted By neotheone

I do a little bit of both, but since I just got a...

I do a little bit of both, but since I just got a hybrid, I plan to spend more time on the road.
Forum: Commuting
06-03-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By neotheone

Silly me. This is the CL pic, since I'm too lazy...

Silly me. This is the CL pic, since I'm too lazy to get up and take some pics at the moment. More pics to come later.

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Forum: Commuting
06-03-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By neotheone

Totally agree with you there. The wheel just...

Totally agree with you there. The wheel just seems like a low quality build. Every spoke is loose, meaning I can wiggle them and there is a lot of play. I have a friend who is willing to sell me...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By neotheone

Just picked up a giant!

Well, just went out and picked up my first "Real" bike. a Giant Option. Very nice. It's a 23.5" hybrid. Burgundy, only problem is the front tube is flat, and the rear rim is bent. The bike all...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-11, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By neotheone

Bike motors?

I've been wanting to get a single speed beach cruiser, and mount a motor on it. Does anyone have any experience in this department? Is there a reliable site anyone knows where to buy a kit online? ...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,783
Posted By neotheone

Yep, I commute in my Khakis 4 days a week, unless...

Yep, I commute in my Khakis 4 days a week, unless the sun is really beating down, then I'll wear swimming trunks. Don't really see the point of cycle specific clothing.
Forum: Commuting
05-11-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,438
Posted By neotheone

It's definately not too high in the front. I've...

It's definately not too high in the front. I've actually already lowered it to the point of sliding down it. That creates a whole new set of equally disturbing problems, but I'll refrain from going...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,438
Posted By neotheone

I tried to give as much detail as possible,...

I tried to give as much detail as possible, without getting vulgar. I'm sure noone wants to see the pictures. Lmao.
Forum: Commuting
05-10-11, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,438
Posted By neotheone

Saddle sores

Hey, my main problem is I've always ridden on big padded beach cruiser seats. Now that I'm riding on mountain bike type seats more often it seems like I've spent alot of time sitting directly on my...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-11, 09:43 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 9,564
Posted By neotheone

I got a flat last night, had my pump and a spare...

I got a flat last night, had my pump and a spare tube on me, but I decided to walk home. Could have been my first roadside repair too....
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 12,952
Posted By neotheone

Not sure. I ride by around 10 gas stations...

Not sure. I ride by around 10 gas stations everyday, and never feel the need to look at prices.
Forum: Commuting
04-30-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By neotheone

Don't lock it up to a handicap sign. A friend at...

Don't lock it up to a handicap sign. A friend at work tonight was joking about stealing my bike, and told me a story about how an old co-worker locked his bike up to a handicap sign, and he just...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 20,738
Posted By neotheone

I bought a pair of wheels, with commuter tires to...

I bought a pair of wheels, with commuter tires to replace the ones I destroyed from riding on a broken spoke.
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