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08-29-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By blue192

There is over 100 murders in Toronto each year,...

There is over 100 murders in Toronto each year, do you think the police actually care about a stolen bike?
05-20-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,397
Posted By blue192

Lets see... a Cateye Volt 1700 as main headlight,...

Lets see... a Cateye Volt 1700 as main headlight, a Cygolite hotshot as my rear light, a Planet bike bottle blinky for side lights, and a Cateye volt 800 attached to my helmet. So four lights. Unless...
04-27-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,109
Posted By blue192

I do not blame a store for not accepting cheques.

I do not blame a store for not accepting cheques.
04-15-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,258
Posted By blue192

If you are starting to go on longer rides might I...

If you are starting to go on longer rides might I suggest using a trunk bag to get weight off your back. As for a pack something like a Dueter Race pack might be ideal as it is a 14 litre and...
04-01-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,761
Posted By blue192

Oh boy.

Oh boy.
03-29-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 49,579
Posted By blue192

Laughing at someone riding a bicycle to lose...

Laughing at someone riding a bicycle to lose weight is like laughing at a fat guy walking on a treadmill inside a gym. No one should care at least you are out exercising and enjoying your day on the...
03-29-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 4,764
Posted By blue192

I live in Canada and our "carbon tax" on petrol...

I live in Canada and our "carbon tax" on petrol is going up on April 1st and no it is not a joke. I wish we had the current USA prices...
03-29-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By blue192

The KHS Movo 2.0 is a step through bike with...

The KHS Movo 2.0 is a step through bike with hydraulic brakes and retails for under 1,000$ USD.
Forum: Commuting
03-26-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By blue192

Both Planet Bike and Cateye make dedicated fork...

Both Planet Bike and Cateye make dedicated fork mounts for their lights.


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03-09-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,385
Posted By blue192

If you are selling a used bicycle as is then...

If you are selling a used bicycle as is then there is no implied warranty and as such it is the responsibility of the buyer to have it examined. Same idea with a used car get a mechanic to give the...
02-27-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 7,139
Posted By blue192

I only wear generic cycling clothing when out for...

I only wear generic cycling clothing when out for a ride.
01-20-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By blue192

If this guy was indeed drunk as alleged by the...

If this guy was indeed drunk as alleged by the police, then he should at least go back to the shop and purchase a bicycle for transportation. After all the courts will take his license away if he has...
01-15-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By blue192

Oh boy...

Oh boy...
11-05-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,430
Posted By blue192

Problem with insurance while a good idea to have...

Problem with insurance while a good idea to have is that the contents are insured for "replacement value" and not the cost of what you bought the items for. Additionally bicycles (at least in Canada)...
07-14-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By blue192

I would suggest going to the store and viewing...

I would suggest going to the store and viewing your bike. Even with the supply issues from this stupid beer virus it would not take a full month to fix a bike. My opinion is the shop is either...
06-22-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,470
Posted By blue192

My question is: why would you buy a bicycle on...

My question is: why would you buy a bicycle on credit? No one NEEDS a 3,000$ bike so if a potential bike buyer only has 1,200$ then buy a 1,200$ bike or save money.
06-20-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,099
Posted By blue192

I do not rate the manufacturer but instead rate...

I do not rate the manufacturer but instead rate the store I bought the bike from. I am going to have to get it serviced so I look at long term. As long as the bike fits me, I am comfy on it, and the...
Replies: 14
Views: 13,717
Posted By blue192

I also have DDD from working in a factory for 40...

I also have DDD from working in a factory for 40 years. I would also suggest in looking at a suspension seatpost in addition to core exercises.
06-15-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,098
Posted By blue192

The lock picking lawyer has entered chat....

The lock picking lawyer has entered chat....
06-09-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,463
Posted By blue192

I would also recommend a Norco bike. Both the...

I would also recommend a Norco bike. Both the Indie and the Scene models are actually quite good.
06-02-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,621
Posted By blue192

You are not the only one that finds it creepy....

You are not the only one that finds it creepy. The USA military discovered by tracking Strava users the outline of top secret military based could be mapped by checking users profiles in Iraq and...
05-23-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,835
Posted By blue192

The guy or gal is not just collecting carts. The...

The guy or gal is not just collecting carts. The person is also emptying the garbage bins, picking up loose trash, etc. A cart left near the bike racks are not going to be picked up right away. Also...
05-16-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,835
Posted By blue192

Judging by the above picture showing the bike...

Judging by the above picture showing the bike racks, then I would also think there is a greater possibility of a customer being too lazy to bring their cart back to the corral and instead leave it in...
05-14-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,971
Posted By blue192

I do not own a car and even I am worried about...

I do not own a car and even I am worried about gas. No gas means no food at store.
05-14-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,835
Posted By blue192

In my city in some of the down area supermarkets...

In my city in some of the down area supermarkets there is an attendant. Turns out people would park at the store for several hours without shopping there. The drivers did not want to pay for parking...
05-13-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,077
Posted By blue192

Trust me you do NOT want gallstones whilst riding...

Trust me you do NOT want gallstones whilst riding a bike or doing any sort of bending/twisting. I been through it there will be really bad bodily fluids coming out. My gallbladder had to be...
05-13-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,607
Posted By blue192

Who's better than Badboy? Nooooooooobody!

Who's better than Badboy? Nooooooooobody!
05-10-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,426
Posted By blue192

If you want my body and you think I'm sexy Come...

If you want my body and you think I'm sexy
Come on, sugar, let me know
If you really need me, just reach out and touch me
Come on, honey, tell me so, tell me so, baby....

Disco time! No idea...
05-08-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,941
Posted By blue192

If it was one owner for 47 years then he is...

If it was one owner for 47 years then he is probably tired and wants to retire. I am assuming he did the right thing selling the company to someone that would continue employing the employees instead...
04-30-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,177
Posted By blue192

I am guessing the city has a money problem so the...

I am guessing the city has a money problem so the police are stepping up enforcement to cover the shortfall. I can think of no other asinine reason for the police to go after someone riding a bike...
04-30-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,007
Posted By blue192

I suspect the two main issues right now with...

I suspect the two main issues right now with owning a bike shop are: Trying to source parts/bikes in a worldwide shortage due to the beer virus. And second, you would have the same issues as other...
04-07-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 85
Igh
Views: 5,679
Posted By blue192

The only two reason I can think of why they are...

The only two reason I can think of why they are not more popular is: A) an internal geared hub is about 30% more expensive compared to the same bike with a traditional setup and B) peeps that do...
04-07-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,169
Posted By blue192

I do not see the issue here. The bicyclist did...

I do not see the issue here. The bicyclist did not stop at the sign, did not even slow down going by the sign, and he did not even bother to look to see if traffic was clear. If it were a car going...
03-29-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,270
Posted By blue192

You are in Canada like me so I will suggest a...

You are in Canada like me so I will suggest a local store selling the Opus bike brand. This brand is quite popular here north of the border and has a style for just about every rider. But at 350...
03-29-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,461
Posted By blue192

I also had the trouble of a sliding seat post. My...

I also had the trouble of a sliding seat post. My solution was to switch from a bolt down clamp to a quick release one. For some reason that worked out much better for me.
03-27-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,572
Posted By blue192

That has to do with MEC sellings itself from...

That has to do with MEC sellings itself from being a co-op to a for profit business. The new owner must blow out the old inventory and get new suppliers that the new owner wants. Same thing happened...
03-17-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,891
Posted By blue192

Welcome to the "hug a thug" approach to crime in...

Welcome to the "hug a thug" approach to crime in Ontario now. Hell even gang members are out the same day in Toronto with a gun charge. Makes me so angry.
03-16-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,730
Posted By blue192

As someone with a bike that has 36 spokes and...

As someone with a bike that has 36 spokes and another with 32, my main concern is that the wheel is of sufficient quality to get me from point A to point B via route C. I suspect riders looking at...
03-13-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,697
Posted By blue192

There might be FedEX riders and ground delivery...

There might be FedEX riders and ground delivery but I am the speed equivalent of the USA Postal Service. I am slow and am happy. Also note it is cheaper to send a letter from NYC to Guam than it is...
03-13-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By blue192

For a suspension fork you might want to check out...

For a suspension fork you might want to check out "Old Man Mountain" front racks. Yes they are pricey but this company seems to have an option for just about every style of front fork.
03-13-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,845
Posted By blue192

Okies I promise to not be a jerk on the bike. Off...

Okies I promise to not be a jerk on the bike. Off the bike however I shall endeavour to continue sending angry letters to my government.
03-11-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,630
Posted By blue192

You would be surprised. My grandfather drove...

You would be surprised. My grandfather drove large trucks for over 50 years and if anything as small as a bike comes in contact with the trailer he would never know until seeing any damage well after...
03-11-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,393
Posted By blue192

I use a bird shaped metal cage from Portland...

I use a bird shaped metal cage from Portland design. I know not as sexy as carbon fiber but still like it.

...
03-11-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,122
Posted By blue192

Glad I am not the only one that watches the lock...

Glad I am not the only one that watches the lock picking lawyer. I got most of my bicycle lock recommendations from there. But I also watch BikemanforU for fun as well, just too bad he closed his...
02-24-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,523
Posted By blue192

I hope you are going to share the popcorn, this...

I hope you are going to share the popcorn, this thread will be interesting...
11-22-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,403
Posted By blue192

Share some of that popcorn please as this is...

Share some of that popcorn please as this is going to get interesting.
11-21-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,303
Posted By blue192

I was in Toronto when crackhead Bob was mayor. He...

I was in Toronto when crackhead Bob was mayor. He was funny.
11-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,893
Posted By blue192

Would that extra 50$ also cover liability in case...

Would that extra 50$ also cover liability in case you run someone over or other type of accident as well?
11-15-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By blue192

Referring to him as "President elect" is going to...

Referring to him as "President elect" is going to make this thread interesting. Hold on a tic so I can make some popcorn.
10-29-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By blue192

If you tore a tenon or a muscle that would...

If you tore a tenon or a muscle that would certainly cause pain and swelling. I do get them from time to time from biking.
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