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Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-10, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By weavers

i have been a roadie and commuter for years, i...

i have been a roadie and commuter for years, i have been cleaning my bike the proper way for years. simple green, chain cleaner, toothbrush and rags for years now. i properly maintain it and all. but...
Forum: Commuting
03-23-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,064
Posted By weavers

whats the point of parking in a well lit place?...

whats the point of parking in a well lit place? that only gives light to a theif. if you park in the dark atleast a theif would need to fiddle with a flashlight, unless they brought a headlamp. in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By weavers

stock wheels, i got about 500miles on them. rims...

stock wheels, i got about 500miles on them. rims were bent
2nd set, nevation m28 aero 3s, about 1.5k miles, then crashed. front ruined rear out of true but on commute bike
3rd set nevations, 28r or...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-10, 03:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,847
Posted By weavers

if i saw that Cervelo i would consider stealing...

if i saw that Cervelo i would consider stealing it. or at the very least write a sticky note and say "flip it" or write him an essay on saddle to bar drop ratio, carry a smaller bag, don't comute on...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-10, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,847
Posted By weavers

if you live in a low crime area and its not...

if you live in a low crime area and its not locked up like this for days on end then its a pretty good job. however, like others said, i would put ulock threw seat tube+rear wheel or chainstays+rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,030
Posted By weavers

i work at a gym, about a year ago a personal...

i work at a gym, about a year ago a personal trainner told me about crossfit. completly changed my view of exercise. i'm a huge fan. crossfit is simply circut trainning turned up a notch. its all...
03-04-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By weavers

i bought two ultrafire wf-501s on deal extreme...

i bought two ultrafire wf-501s on deal extreme and one drop in module with 5 different modes. one i run on solid with a diffuser lense and the other flashes sos(or strobe in thick fog/heavy rain)....
Forum: Commuting
02-26-10, 04:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,254
Posted By weavers

got bike for free, replaced a bunch of parts....

got bike for free, replaced a bunch of parts. sorry photos aren't totally up today, but put a few hunderad(400-500) into the bike and hours and hours of fixing and breaking and fixing again. new...
02-25-10, 02:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By weavers

how about solar power: ...

how about solar power:
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.14772
Forum: Commuting
02-22-10, 01:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By weavers

people with money spend money on quality items...

people with money spend money on quality items with a brand name. people with money that don't spend it, like me, spend hours on ebay trying to find the best deal. even it means saying 86cents vs...
02-21-10, 09:50 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 277,365
Posted By weavers

i want a 18650 battery be seen throw light for...

i want a 18650 battery be seen throw light for around 20 bucks. i bought a q5 14500 light a while ago and well the battery last maybe an hour on flashing(flashes twice a second). really want 2-3hours...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-10, 01:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,480
Posted By weavers

fast food, maybe once every six months. really...

fast food, maybe once every six months. really only eat it on road trips.
crap food like restrants, maybe twice a month.
drinking with coworkers/freinds once a week. two beers and 2 shots at most....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-10, 12:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,401
Posted By weavers

great post, love all the photos and everything....

great post, love all the photos and everything. this is how more threads should be made.
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 02:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,649
Posted By weavers

anything more than a mile away get a repair kit. ...

anything more than a mile away get a repair kit.

when i road my bike to school, 6th grade to 12th i never had a kit. if i could get to school i wouldn't care about getting. but college is 5miles...
02-17-10, 12:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,204
Posted By weavers

if your using the words "hopefully" you'll still...

if your using the words "hopefully" you'll still have your bike in a few years then you need to spend more money on locks. really just buy the top of the line lock. do you really want to regret...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-10, 02:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,215
Posted By weavers

try a saddle leash: ...

try a saddle leash:
http://www.bikeregistry.com/estore/product_info.php?products_id=60&osCsid=7ea4f41b64f1b51d2d6f6bb3aee1acb1

its 3 bucks, really it means a theif will need more time and a pair...
02-13-10, 01:32 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,335
Posted By weavers

P7 died after 14months

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.12060

all in all its been a great light, but disapointed it died and i don't have the know how to fix or replace parts. i spent 42 dollars on it, had to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-10, 12:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,795
Posted By weavers

i am planning to upgrad my groupo to camy 11...

i am planning to upgrad my groupo to camy 11 speed super record, but is that a 11 speed h20 cage? i want to make sure everything is compatible.
Forum: Commuting
01-12-10, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,751
Posted By weavers

they are really great. about a month ago a bolt...

they are really great. about a month ago a bolt fell off from my rear rack. i was close to work and searched and searched for a bolt i could use, then i had an idea, ziptie. i put two of them in...
Forum: Commuting
01-12-10, 03:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,751
Posted By weavers

two must haves is a helmet and chain lube. ...

two must haves is a helmet and chain lube.

for you i would get a rear rack and either a basket or painners. you will be sweating buckets with that backpack on your back, not to mention to weight,...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,449
Posted By weavers

sadly my commute bike gets more miles. ...

sadly my commute bike gets more miles.

eailier in the year had a small crash, and bent the front wheel. so that wheel is on my commute. and my road bike i never bought proper cycling shoes so i...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-10, 03:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,444
Posted By weavers

have you considered the visor dentist face...

have you considered the visor dentist face shield?
http://www.amerdental.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/265x/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/S/G/SG-01.jpg
Forum: Commuting
01-06-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,714
Posted By weavers

i bought a cheap fleece balaclava on ebay for...

i bought a cheap fleece balaclava on ebay for 10bucks. it said its water proof, and wind and wicking. well its is water proof(hour ride in pouring rain and my head is only wet from sweat. but thats...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By weavers

the upgrades are fine and you should upgrade...

the upgrades are fine and you should upgrade because like you said you want to add some bling bling. you have saved up money and your worth spending money on. spending money the way are is the same...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,261
Posted By weavers

i am now a backpack person. i use to use...

i am now a backpack person. i use to use messenger bags, but the one strap on the shoulder with ~15pounds in it or more became to much of a hassle. moreso for quick stops the bag would swing around...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 04:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,308
Posted By weavers

the design makes me think that time trialist will...

the design makes me think that time trialist will start wearing wings on there arms and spoilers on there butts, and there will be scientfic edvience that it makes you faster.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-09, 04:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,913
Posted By weavers

my commute i only clean the drivetrain once every...

my commute i only clean the drivetrain once every 2 weeks, or once a month if i'm lazy. my road bike i wipe down frame and drivetrain every 100-200miles.

by cleaning drivetrain i mean. filling up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,781
Posted By weavers

nursing

nursing
Forum: Commuting
12-28-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,831
Posted By weavers

i tired 25c cont 4000S with reflective...

i tired 25c cont 4000S with reflective sidewalls(~220grams). i had horrible experinces with this tire. had 8 flats over a year with ~2.2k miles(2 front flats, and 4 rear). the just got torn up by...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-09, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By weavers

i thought it was about a tandem time trial on a...

i thought it was about a tandem time trial on a jumbo jet.
Forum: Commuting
12-27-09, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By weavers

oh so you have wheel bender racks, well put the...

oh so you have wheel bender racks, well put the rear wheel in the rack, you should be able to lock the rear wheel and fame by using the rear triangle, then add a cable lock or ulock to lock up front...
Forum: Commuting
12-24-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,609
Posted By weavers

my dad got me a car battery and installed it: ...

my dad got me a car battery and installed it:
http://img.hisupplier.com/var/userImages/old/hangtian/hangtian$122216169.jpg

my mom bought me a wool sweater

and i bought myself 4 sets of base...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-09, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By weavers

Kryptonite in 2010

anyone know if Kryptonite comming out with new locks this year. i want to upgrade my primary lock and first thought was the Fahgettaboutit, but with 3.5x6inch, it sounds a bit to small, and with no...
Forum: Commuting
12-22-09, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By weavers

i for one hate riding around busses. its anoying...

i for one hate riding around busses. its anoying either they stop infront of me, or i hold up the bus and all traffic behind them, play this game for a few dozen stops and its anoying. i sometimes...
Forum: Commuting
12-20-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By weavers

was it this lock? ...

was it this lock?
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=10370936

i wouldn't pay 20bucks for that. its a good walmart lock, but a bad bike lock. to be honest your better off buying...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-09, 01:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,450
Posted By weavers

deadlifts in the gym sounded more fun. atleast i...

deadlifts in the gym sounded more fun. atleast i rode my commute bike to the gym and back, 18miles total. but man those deadslifts hurt, more so after 200 1 arm (15lbs dumbell) walking lungs...
Forum: Commuting
12-17-09, 12:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,874
Posted By weavers

i like this guys locking techique: ...

i like this guys locking techique:
http://www.mechbgon.com/lock/index.html

what i like most is that he admit weakness. he know he doesn't have the best setup, and doesn't always lock his bike up...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-09, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By weavers

love the tip about the saddle leash. just went on...

love the tip about the saddle leash. just went on the site and i am sold. bought the leash, skewers(just an extra step when changing a flat), reflective tape and the fake cracks decale(might as well...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-09, 01:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,212
Posted By weavers

my winter workout is crossfit and commuting....

my winter workout is crossfit and commuting. crossfit probably won't help my cycling, but its done of fun and i thought i was in shape, but crossfit has shown me just how out of shape i am.
...
Forum: Commuting
12-06-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,601
Posted By weavers

i bought them, they were horrible. poor built...

i bought them, they were horrible. poor built quality and the mounts snap off so easly, even if your gential with it. it produced very little light, might be fine at night in good weather with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-09, 11:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,246
Posted By weavers

yes i'd buy used bibs and i have on ebay. its a...

yes i'd buy used bibs and i have on ebay. its a good way to save a buck. first chamois is anti-bacterial and secondly its pretty much sterile, or at least septic, after washing them. if its in good...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 12:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By weavers

save for one month and buy and an old steelie on...

save for one month and buy and an old steelie on craigslist for ~100bucks, anything that works will be much better vaule than 2300. after six-seven months buy a caad 9-5 or even a caad8 or lower....
Forum: Commuting
12-01-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,567
Posted By weavers

i tired a truck, but it rasied the center of...

i tired a truck, but it rasied the center of graviety so high, if i was walking my bike i could easly lose control of it or if i got cliped by a car i'd go down. then i tried a basket with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 01:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By weavers

after watching biketutor.com for hours on end, i...

after watching biketutor.com for hours on end, i like to donate my time by going into target, toys r us, and walmart and fix bikes for free. i true up wheels, adjust brakes, grease threads, tighten...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,591
Posted By weavers

heres your red tailight: ...

heres your red tailight:
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.20333

note that has only two modes. on and off. there is a drop in module that has a rapid strobe, and thats another 10bucks....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,114
Posted By weavers

like other said watch the calories and substitute...

like other said watch the calories and substitute things.

for ice cream, instead of cholate sause, i find ice cream with nuts, almonds or walnuts(heathy fat and protien) then i cut the portion in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By weavers

buy the 09 caad7 then sell all of the compoents...

buy the 09 caad7 then sell all of the compoents on ebay and with that money buy a rival group and slap on your red cranks. if you have a backup bike in the meantime, and some time on your hand you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 12:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,639
Posted By weavers

saddle, something that is perfect for butt for...

saddle, something that is perfect for butt for hours on end, i want something that i can someday do a double century on. if had a choice of any free upgrade it would be open pro wheels with power tap...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,777
Posted By weavers

my first thought was, "how much does it weight?"...

my first thought was, "how much does it weight?" i mean everything except for RD, cranks, and pedals are all custom and probably made by himself.

i wish he put drops on his bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,724
Posted By weavers

looks perfect for the nude cyclist.

looks perfect for the nude cyclist.
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