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10-22-13, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,455
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Posted By Versa2nr

Hey there all, been a long time lurker here for a...

Hey there all, been a long time lurker here for a while. 6'4" and 258# as of this morning. I should be shedding some weight here now that I have replaced my daily commuter that my ex-wife just...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,024
Posted By Versa2nr

Warm this moring. Ride was decent, the atermath...

Warm this moring. Ride was decent, the atermath not so much. I think I exerted myself too much on the way in. Ended up in oe of the planters in the atrium after passing out. Must be dehydrated...
Forum: Commuting
11-27-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,244
Posted By Versa2nr

There are about 200 in our office and I have seen...

There are about 200 in our office and I have seen 2 other bikes besides myself. I am the only regular commuter.
Forum: Commuting
11-27-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Versa2nr

I am originally from San Antonio, so I signed. I...

I am originally from San Antonio, so I signed. I figure that counts.
Forum: Commuting
11-26-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,024
Posted By Versa2nr

Rode in this morning with no creaking in the...

Rode in this morning with no creaking in the cranks and pedaling was smooth as butter. Short commute, but for the first time the bike really felt solid. Replacing the BB and brake pads this weekend...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,816
Posted By Versa2nr

Rear blinky, yes. Front blinky, not so much. ...

Rear blinky, yes. Front blinky, not so much. Route is all back streets and since I have been riding it, I have only encountered a car 2x (4 months riding the same route).
Forum: Commuting
11-19-12, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,024
Posted By Versa2nr

Ride was okay this morning. Quick and uneventful...

Ride was okay this morning. Quick and uneventful (thankfully). It is however frustrating to have people come up to you and tell you what safety equipment you should have equipped on your bike and...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By Versa2nr

Hrmmm.. so a brake upgrade would be needed. I...

Hrmmm.. so a brake upgrade would be needed. I have some old avids around here somewhere. You said you have 125 invested into the bike itself? I looked at on the other day and it looked pretty...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-12, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By Versa2nr

Please elaborate. I am curious as to what is...

Please elaborate. I am curious as to what is going on with it. Was looking into one as a rainy day/ bad weather commuter so that I am not taking my XC rig all the time.
Forum: Commuting
11-15-12, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,024
Posted By Versa2nr

Not too bad this morning. Brisk fast ride in. A...

Not too bad this morning. Brisk fast ride in. A little sore from the week and because of the temp changes my shoulder was sore. But all in all, door to door was about 20 min. I think I need to wrk...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By Versa2nr

I usually only address the mechanical bits when...

I usually only address the mechanical bits when cleaning. The rest of it gets clean when I rub up against it with my pant leg or bag while mounting or dismounting...LOL. I think it is a once a year...
07-12-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,953
Posted By Versa2nr

Am I the only one that thinks messages like this,...

Am I the only one that thinks messages like this, tend to condone laziness? Yes, life is simple, but "work hard" and "stand up for what you believe in," should be in there somewhere too. Just my...
Forum: Foo
03-30-08, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Versa2nr

Well there is a statement in the employee...

Well there is a statement in the employee handbook that goes something like...

"Courses must be directly related to maintaining or improving skills required for the employee's current job and...
Forum: Foo
03-30-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Versa2nr

I actually made an appointment to go down to the...

I actually made an appointment to go down to the Financial aid office for Monday this week. I am doing something wrong if there is money out there and I am not able to access it. As fas as the...
Forum: Foo
03-30-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By Versa2nr

I looked into the U of P classes and then called...

I looked into the U of P classes and then called UT San Antonio which happens to be local for me. Nothing transfers. So I would be wasting money if I wante to get some classes done online. ...
Forum: Foo
03-30-08, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By Versa2nr

Yeah I sat down and mapped out everything last...

Yeah I sat down and mapped out everything last night. U of P is a bad deal. They say that they are accredited but it is not the accreditation that counts. Looks like I will graduate when I am 32,...
Forum: Foo
03-29-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Versa2nr

It really is an all inclusive straight outta the...

It really is an all inclusive straight outta the box OS. If you dont ahve much to add to it I am sure you will like it. The programs included really cover quite a broad spectrum of usage. If you...
Forum: Foo
03-29-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By Versa2nr

University of Phoenix online?

Anyone have experience with this "school?" I had an admissions counselor call me and give me all the details about this program. Looks like 30k for a Batchelors degree but their degree seems...
Forum: Foo
03-28-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Versa2nr

Good to know. Ugh I dont look forward to...

Good to know. Ugh I dont look forward to business law...
Forum: Foo
03-28-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Versa2nr

I am finishing up at a community college this...

I am finishing up at a community college this semester. In order to complete my B.S. I need to transfer to a university. I already have the max number of credits that will transfer. The 5k is only...
Forum: Foo
03-28-08, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Versa2nr

Between myself and the spouse we make about 32k a...

Between myself and the spouse we make about 32k a year. However we are both in school as well. Thankfully we have the benefit of a community college close by, but in order to finish my Bachelors I...
Forum: Foo
03-28-08, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Versa2nr

Other college students...

Hey all,

I need some advice/tips/general knowledge... I am running out of ideas on how to go about this. I am a student in college right now and am just getting to the pouint where I can no...
03-19-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,720
Posted By Versa2nr

This thread is EPIC!!! I am still wiping the...

This thread is EPIC!!! I am still wiping the tears away as I am trying to keep my laughing in check. AWESOME!!!
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15,290
Views: 11,039,660
Posted By Versa2nr

Thanks!! the P2 is going to be tough to...

Thanks!!

the P2 is going to be tough to outfit as a commuter because of the geometry. You will probably need an uber long seat tube to accomodate. A good bet would be to search out a newer frame...
03-15-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,190
Posted By Versa2nr

I say more power to them. Even better if they...

I say more power to them. Even better if they enjoy it. I on the other hand hated being up at 4 and not having any days off.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,508
Posted By Versa2nr

good to know this little bit of information. I...

good to know this little bit of information. I figured the viscosity might be all wrong for actually protecting the chain as well. Thnks for satisfying my curiousity
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,508
Posted By Versa2nr

Go soak your chain...

I wonder if anyone has tried this...

Since there are motor oils out ther that claim ultimate engine protection to metal parts...has anyone ever soaked a chain in said motor oil before...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,954
Posted By Versa2nr

Because I don't want to break the sound barrier...

Because I don't want to break the sound barrier while riding my mtn bike with slicks..might wake the people in the neighborhood that I ride through.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By Versa2nr

Incorporating workout into commute.

I was wondering if any of you out there incorporated your workout into your morning commute. I normally ride about 7 miles one way for a morning commute but am considering taking the long way in...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By Versa2nr

at which point "commute" is downgraded to...

at which point "commute" is downgraded to ambulate...LOL
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Versa2nr

I secretly chuckle to myself everytime we visit...

I secretly chuckle to myself everytime we visit my father-in-law...he drives a hummer...so its either a joke in my mind about the cost of gas or it reminds me of a T-shirt I saw that has a picture of...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By Versa2nr

That is too funny, I did too...

That is too funny, I did too...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By Versa2nr

Maybe it will get some of the older less...

Maybe it will get some of the older less maintained cars off the road. You know the ones I am talking about. The one that erupts a white cloud of smoke when taking off from a stop and has a fender...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,226
Posted By Versa2nr

meh... I still get a chuckle when I think about...

meh... I still get a chuckle when I think about it....A co-worker came up to me the other day and started chatting me up about various things and one of the topics was the cost of gas. I said I...
02-09-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Versa2nr

well the derailleur that I just took off was...

well the derailleur that I just took off was original to the bike which came standard with the 9 speed drivetrain. everything is set up with the 9 speed in mind. rear der is an XT however I do have...
02-09-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By Versa2nr

seriosuly, a good wheel builder will prove to be...

seriosuly, a good wheel builder will prove to be a valuable asset at 300 lbs. Of course if you want strong wheels something double walled cant hurt. I run a set of Ryno Lites on my mountain bike...
02-09-08, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Versa2nr

I already followed the Park tool site...

I already followed the Park tool site recommendations on the adjustment. Still no dice. Its like the travel on the rear cassette is too much. Gotta love the disclaimer on the bottom of the page...
02-09-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Versa2nr

no nothing moves but I do notice that when I am...

no nothing moves but I do notice that when I am standing and pedaling that it is a more pronounced rubbing. I wonder if there is a derailleur that has a wider cage on it? I had already taken it to...
02-09-08, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Versa2nr

Did I break it already?

Hey all,

I have currently employed my 03 Hardrock as my day to day commuter and have run into a problem. I have an older XT crankset that has served me for many years flawlessly. But here...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-08, 06:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,517
Posted By Versa2nr

I just found out about this. It saddens me...

I just found out about this. It saddens me deeply. I think I am taking the long slow way home tonight.
Forum: Foo
02-03-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 581
Posted By Versa2nr

I concur. I purchased new equipment from HP in...

I concur. I purchased new equipment from HP in the form of 2 desktops and a notebook. The first thing I usually do is install a fresh junk free copy of windows to get rid of all the junk that HP...
Forum: Foo
02-03-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,333
Posted By Versa2nr

I will be working, cleaning up those who decide...

I will be working, cleaning up those who decide to drink and drive and then wrap their cars around telephone poles. Should be a busy night.
Forum: Foo
02-03-08, 12:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,008
Posted By Versa2nr

I think I have some mayo in the fridge....

I think I have some mayo in the fridge....
Forum: Foo
01-30-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,422
Posted By Versa2nr

I have a complete functioning pong console as...

I have a complete functioning pong console as well as a coleco vision complete with the A.D.A.M. add on. It works but needs restoration (dust, dirt and such) I also have a mint condition nintendo...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,311
Posted By Versa2nr

I am turning over 400 miles for the month on my...

I am turning over 400 miles for the month on my bike home tonight. The weather has been very unusual here. Not really cold though. We really needed it to freeze a lot harder to kill off some of...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Versa2nr

that is awesome, i am hopeful I can convert...

that is awesome, i am hopeful I can convert someone, if only one person.

You are full of awesomeness!
Forum: Commuting
01-28-08, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By Versa2nr

good luck to you

good luck to you
Forum: Commuting
01-28-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15,290
Views: 11,039,660
Posted By Versa2nr

Well after much thought and consideration, I have...

Well after much thought and consideration, I have decided to cut down to one bike. So my mountain bike that used to look like this:

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z218/versa2nr/100_3871.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
01-26-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,423
Posted By Versa2nr

sects

sects
Forum: Commuting
01-26-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,447
Posted By Versa2nr

I usually stick with some kind of reflective vest...

I usually stick with some kind of reflective vest and whatever happens to work for the weather. I cant justify going out and spending a ton on clothes just to be visible at night especially when my...
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