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02-05-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 23,899
Posted By shankton

I am crushed.

I am crushed.
07-01-06, 06:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,406
Posted By shankton

apprentice pressman liquor store clerk ...

apprentice pressman
liquor store clerk
dentist
construction worker
apprentice plumber
plumber
general contractor
slumlord
real estate guru
06-01-06, 06:03 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,219
Posted By shankton

53 but I feel like I'm 52.

53 but I feel like I'm 52.
05-20-06, 09:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,008
Posted By shankton

I guess I'm not eligible to man up. I love my...

I guess I'm not eligible to man up. I love my job. In fact, I own the company I work for and pay myself 170K/year. I've been hit by a car once in my life. I ride my bike when I feel like it....
04-04-06, 06:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,014
Posted By shankton

Honest to God, swear on a stack of Bibles, cross...

Honest to God, swear on a stack of Bibles, cross my heart and hope to die, this is a true story.
When I read this thread, I started to worry that my chain was too tight. I loosened the **** out of...
03-31-06, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By shankton

120-150

120-150
03-28-06, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By shankton

I'm a plumber. Sounds like you were giving the...

I'm a plumber. Sounds like you were giving the true impression that you can't ride a bike for ****.

Just kidding. Get better and lay off the plumber jokes.
03-26-06, 05:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,891
Posted By shankton

That Kelly is absolutely gorgeous.

That Kelly is absolutely gorgeous.
03-24-06, 06:39 AM
03-16-06, 06:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,182
Posted By shankton

Unless you do all your riding on dedicated bike...

Unless you do all your riding on dedicated bike paths and flat, traffic free roads, I would keep the brake. Pedestrians and drivers do too many stupid and unpredictable things that usually result in...
03-15-06, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,544
Posted By shankton

25 is scary fast for me.

25 is scary fast for me.
03-15-06, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 150,172
Posted By shankton

Damn, that was too funny. I'm in tears.

Damn, that was too funny. I'm in tears.
03-11-06, 07:14 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,377
Posted By shankton

Last I remember, it was on page 6. There was...

Last I remember, it was on page 6. There was nothing at that point that would even remotely qualify as grounds for shutting down/deleting a thread. Must have happened later.
03-11-06, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By shankton

I use them because they are a little flexy. I...

I use them because they are a little flexy. I usually ride in construction boots and need the extra room/flexibility.
03-10-06, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 150,172
Posted By shankton

I get it.

I get it.
03-10-06, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 150,172
Posted By shankton

Screw this "poor kid" Stick up your middle...

Screw this "poor kid"
Stick up your middle fingers and you deserve whatever you get.
03-09-06, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,915
Posted By shankton

My calves have been bald longer than mattface's.

My calves have been bald longer than mattface's.
03-08-06, 07:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,233
Posted By shankton

Did you ever look down at the water through the...

Did you ever look down at the water through the grate while riding over a bridge and have a passing barge unexpectedly come into your field of vision? It scares the daylights out of you and adds a...
03-08-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By shankton

I ride a 50cm IRO w/175 cranks and large toeclips...

I ride a 50cm IRO w/175 cranks and large toeclips for my monster big feet. The toeclip rubs the front tire only on the tightest turns.
03-08-06, 06:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,605
Posted By shankton

I never smoked. I tried Copenhagen once and...

I never smoked. I tried Copenhagen once and yakked up big time.
03-07-06, 06:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,389
Posted By shankton

I wouldn't worry about any type of a fixie ban in...

I wouldn't worry about any type of a fixie ban in Chicago. More likely to happen is the mandatory registering and taxing of bicycles as hizzoner looks for more ways to squeeze fees from the citizens.
03-07-06, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By shankton

I would post a pic, but my bike is so fugly that...

I would post a pic, but my bike is so fugly that camera lenses dissolve when aimed at it.
03-04-06, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 968
Posted By shankton

Don't forget to buy tons of spray paint and tag...

Don't forget to buy tons of spray paint and tag everything in sight. Maybe overturn all the carts and set the clubhouse on fire.

Idiots.
02-25-06, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,379
Posted By shankton

700x28

700x28
02-25-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By shankton

The njs snake is only for use when the toilet is...

The njs snake is only for use when the toilet is clogged with a combination of maxipads and empty beer cans.
02-25-06, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By shankton

Damn impressive hematoma. You should post day by...

Damn impressive hematoma. You should post day by day pics of the color changes in it. In a few days it will look like a Hawaiian sunset.
02-25-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By shankton

A plumber's belt can be any color as long as it...

A plumber's belt can be any color as long as it is worn low enough to allow plenty of beer gut overhang. As far as the plunger goes, no need to upgrade it. Just use it like a f***in man.
02-25-06, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By shankton

I think the whole threadster was yanked.

I think the whole threadster was yanked.
02-25-06, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
Posted By shankton

Learning to fart while riding a fixie was harder...

Learning to fart while riding a fixie was harder than learning to trackstand.
02-25-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By shankton

I am as DONE as Don Walker. You should all go...

I am as DONE as Don Walker.
You should all go and clean the hair out of your p-traps.
02-25-06, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By shankton

There have been a number of unkind references to...

There have been a number of unkind references to plumbers crack in this thread. It is discouraging that a$$crack is what plumbers are primarily known for.
Remember that plumbers have an emormous...
02-25-06, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By shankton

Next time your toilet is clogged up, good luck...

Next time your toilet is clogged up, good luck getting one of us to help. Call a bike messenger.
02-25-06, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By shankton

Damn, the same thing happens to me when I stroll...

Damn, the same thing happens to me when I stroll into a party with my plumber's tool bag in tow and what not, because the plumber image is mega-cool. When some AH talks sh*t to me, I just cave his...
02-18-06, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By shankton

Nice work. Have fun with it.

Nice work. Have fun with it.
02-18-06, 12:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,359
Posted By shankton

53 in March. Still a slightly bad MF.

53 in March.
Still a slightly bad MF.
02-14-06, 06:43 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,947
Posted By shankton

I occasionally ride with a couple of other...

I occasionally ride with a couple of other people, and we call ourselves the Pissed Off Bastards. It was originally the name of a motorcycle club which evolved into the Hell's Angels.
We aren't...
02-14-06, 06:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,459
Posted By shankton

I have 2 fixies. One is for my daily...

I have 2 fixies. One is for my daily training/workout ride, which is basically as fast as I can go for about 10 miles in ultra-flat Chicago. The other is set up with a little lighter gearing and...
02-13-06, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,477
Posted By shankton

My calves went bald years ago. I don't shave what...

My calves went bald years ago. I don't shave what hair is left on the rest of the leg.
02-12-06, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By shankton

I do. No kidding.

I do. No kidding.
02-12-06, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,242
Posted By shankton

My 53rd b-day is in March. Already have a few...

My 53rd b-day is in March. Already have a few rides in 06 longer than 53 miles so I'll try for double my age before March.

edit: I'll be doing it on a fixie.
02-11-06, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,520
Posted By shankton

A lot has changed since Feb of 03

A lot has changed since Feb of 03
02-11-06, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By shankton

When you get near any driveway or intersection,...

When you get near any driveway or intersection, just assume that the driver of the car on your left will turn into you, and try to adjust your position accordingly.
02-11-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,110
Posted By shankton

Thanks to the roadie who helped me out with an...

Thanks to the roadie who helped me out with an 8mm Allen key the day my crank arm came loose. Thanks to anyone who helps a fellow cyclist in trouble, and thanks to 165 for starting this thread
...
02-09-06, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By shankton

OK. Compared to Canaryville, its the right side...

OK. Compared to Canaryville, its the right side of the tracks.
02-09-06, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By shankton

Also great service in Bridgeport, the right side...

Also great service in Bridgeport, the right side of the tracks.
02-08-06, 07:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,876
Posted By shankton

I own a few guns and go to the range every now...

I own a few guns and go to the range every now and then, but I wouldn't carry one for the same reasons as humancongereel.
Not legal in IL anyway.
02-08-06, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By shankton

Hypocrisy is a big pet peeve.

Hypocrisy is a big pet peeve.
02-04-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,110
Posted By shankton

Way OT, but uncharacteristically has 20 letters...

Way OT, but uncharacteristically has 20 letters in it. I can't think of another word that you would use in normal conversation or writing that has 20 or more letters.
02-03-06, 06:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,262
Posted By shankton

I was providing perimeter security right up to my...

I was providing perimeter security right up to my 9PM lights out.
02-02-06, 03:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,262
Posted By shankton

My 18 year old son could say the same thing.

My 18 year old son could say the same thing.
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