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Forum: Commuting
08-20-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,845
Posted By Orikal

I ordered a decent setup (rear rack, rear...

I ordered a decent setup (rear rack, rear panniers, handebar bag) from Wayne last Sept., and was a great experience. He is very knowledgeble, patient, and replies to inquiries very quickly. Not to...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By Orikal

I'm surprised Houston didn't make the top 10. ...

I'm surprised Houston didn't make the top 10.

Driving on the freeway here after 11 on a weekend night is like navigating a mine field. I think people have stopped even attempting to hide the...
Forum: Texas
10-18-07, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,069
Posted By Orikal

There's always a great Halloween party the same...

There's always a great Halloween party the same weekend, so I always miss it. :(

SpiderMike's done it a few times. I'm sure he'll chime in shortly.
Forum: Texas
10-18-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,543
Posted By Orikal

Doesn't look like he's doing any more...

Doesn't look like he's doing any more painting/restoration:

http://bikevato.com/introduction.htm

"Do to Juan DeLeon health, DeLeon's Restoration will no longer restore or paint any bicycles. I...
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Orikal

You can bring your ride or rent one during the...

You can bring your ride or rent one during the open/free ride times. I've ridden a couple times and been to a few race nights. Show up during the designated times, and ride until you're content.
...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,220
Posted By Orikal

Chicken, meet egg...

Chicken, meet egg...
05-01-07, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Orikal

That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
04-30-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Orikal

Sounds great! I don't mind riding in traffic (I...

Sounds great! I don't mind riding in traffic (I do daily here), but just wanted something enjoyable while on vacation. But if traffic gets me to better picture opportunities, then bring it on. ;)
04-30-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Orikal

Ok, thanks. I did visit their site, but found...

Ok, thanks. I did visit their site, but found only group rides listed. I'll contact someone and see what they suggest.

Also, I was looking at the bike maps on the Seattle Dept of Transportation...
04-30-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Orikal

Seattle one-day tour ideas?

Hey everyone!

As a last minute mini trip, I'll be coming up to Seattle this Thurs-Sat. I would like to spend a full day riding around, as this will be my first time in the Pacific NW, and what...
04-30-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Orikal

Seattle one-day tours?

Hey everyone!

As a last minute mini trip, I'll be coming up to Seattle this Thurs-Sat. I would like to spend a full day riding around, as this will be my first time in the Pacific NW, and what...
03-21-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By Orikal

"The nation's second largest public...

"The nation's second largest public transportation system provides rail, bus, and other transportation information for travel around Chicago." - http://www.transitchicago.com/

I think you'll be...
02-22-07, 05:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,610
Posted By Orikal

Your agent should know immediately whether your...

Your agent should know immediately whether your policy offers coverage for this incident. At each of your renewals, you should receive a copy of your policy jacket, which specifically lists what...
02-22-07, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,059
Posted By Orikal

Looks like there's only one individual here...

Looks like there's only one individual here stirring up flames.

My condolences, 0.
Forum: Texas
12-27-06, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By Orikal

I live near 43rd and Rosslyn, so I'm just a short...

I live near 43rd and Rosslyn, so I'm just a short trip on the White Oak trail from you. I do mostly fixed urban riding, with the occassional 40-50 miler in the outlying areas. Send me a PM if you...
Forum: Texas
12-21-06, 11:24 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 9,721
Posted By Orikal

Sign me up for one! I voted for Cuda's, but...

Sign me up for one! I voted for Cuda's, but they're both great designs. Just let me know when we're ready to order. :)
12-01-06, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Orikal

There are many threads at Cyburbia that you may...

There are many threads at Cyburbia that you may find informational in the "Career Advice" subforum:

http://www.cyburbia.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=52

Also, I can't stress this site enough:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-06, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Orikal

A range of only 18 miles? Doesn't sound too...

A range of only 18 miles? Doesn't sound too practical for those with anything resembling a long-ish commute. Although it may be practical for errand purposes, so long as you live VERY close to...
11-11-06, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Orikal

I suppose, like everyone else, I would ask; In...

I suppose, like everyone else, I would ask; In what aspect of Urban Studies will you concentrate?

I myself am passionate about Urban Planning, although the job to applicant ratio is pretty high. ...
Forum: Texas
11-10-06, 12:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,569
Posted By Orikal

"General registration set a new record by closing...

"General registration set a new record by closing in less than two months." WOW.
Forum: Texas
10-21-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By Orikal

TX Mountain Bike Rentals

Hey everyone.

Does anyone know of a place (preferably in the hill country) where I can rent a mountain bike for the day? Ideally the shop would be near some good trails, so if anyone has a...
10-13-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By Orikal

It's basically semantics, but technically you...

It's basically semantics, but technically you cannot be charged for not having insurance if you do not own a vehicle or regularly operate a non-owned auto. The issue comes into statistics; insurance...
Forum: Touring
09-22-06, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By Orikal

I didn't see any info online...do you know if...

I didn't see any info online...do you know if they have rain covers for that model? Thanks.
09-21-06, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By Orikal

I've had several different models of Vittorias...

I've had several different models of Vittorias and never noticed an odor.......
09-14-06, 04:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,298
Posted By Orikal

We're starting to make some headway around here. ...

We're starting to make some headway around here. Metro just released updated plans for rail expansion, including commuter rail to the 'burbs. At least the city is beginning to head in the right...
08-21-06, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,617
Posted By Orikal

Houston is much like this. Obviously we have...

Houston is much like this. Obviously we have central business disctricts such as downtown, the Galleria, Greenway Plaza, and the Med Center, but outer ring suburban areas are sprouting their own...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-06, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,327
Posted By Orikal

I know that was the biggest obstacle to my...

I know that was the biggest obstacle to my commuting, but I've found a lot of people at my work are interested in cycling. Lots of good conversations.
Forum: Commuting
08-01-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Orikal

I'd like to see some pics of your commute if you...

I'd like to see some pics of your commute if you ever get a chance. :)
07-28-06, 04:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,896
Posted By Orikal

We're not ALL so ****ing backwards.

We're not ALL so ****ing backwards.
07-28-06, 12:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,896
Posted By Orikal

Is this what passes as an intelligent...

Is this what passes as an intelligent conversation in your social circle?
07-21-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Orikal

That book is great. It should be a classroom...

That book is great. It should be a classroom textbook.

I would rate Syriana a 7 out of 10.
07-03-06, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Orikal

Has anyone read "An Inconvenient Truth?...

Has anyone read "An Inconvenient Truth? (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1594865671/qid=1151944489/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/104-8372704-2927921?s=books&v=glance&n=283155)"

Good stuff. Highly...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-06, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Orikal

SpiderMike and I rode a few hours around Houston...

SpiderMike and I rode a few hours around Houston yesterday, and I didn't wear any sunscreen. Pale skin + sleeveless jersey + summer in Houston = OUCH. My arms are in pain today.

I need to learn...
06-16-06, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By Orikal

I work as a personal lines underwriter for an...

I work as a personal lines underwriter for an insurance company, and I've seen plenty of cases where an excluded driver in the household operates a vehicle, injures (or kills) someone, and the...
05-17-06, 03:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 714
Posted By Orikal

Yeah, let's do the parking garage ride that was...

Yeah, let's do the parking garage ride that was being talked about a few months back.......
03-21-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Orikal

Sweet! I say go for it. If nothing else than...

Sweet! I say go for it. If nothing else than for the discount. :D
Forum: Foo
03-09-06, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 348
Posted By Orikal

Alright, another BF'er in Houston! And then...

Alright, another BF'er in Houston! And then there were 5.......

Let us know when you're in town next and we'll ride.

BTW Mike, I'm diggin' the new avatar. :D
03-07-06, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By Orikal

The first step would be to contact EBay. I'm not...

The first step would be to contact EBay. I'm not sure how much help they'd be, but at least it's a start. I generally pay for EBay auctions by credit card, if only to protect my money should I be...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-06, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Orikal

I was helping a friend remodel a house in New...

I was helping a friend remodel a house in New England a few years ago. We were packing up to leave at the end of the day and we hear some screeching and rustling up in the trees. Just as we looked...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-06, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 510
Posted By Orikal

This whole winter has been very spring-like here....

This whole winter has been very spring-like here. It's been so mild that we're already starting to see the mosquitos appear. :mad: But I'm definitely looking forward to the longer days!
Forum: Commuting
02-23-06, 06:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Orikal

Obliquely or not, I got your point. Funny. ...

Obliquely or not, I got your point. Funny.





Well put.

The guard and I are good acquaintances, generally talk on a daily basis, and share some good laughs. As I mentioned before,...
Forum: Commuting
02-23-06, 09:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Orikal

Nice. :D

Nice. :D
Forum: Commuting
02-22-06, 11:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Orikal

No, not fashionable, as in what you wear. ...

No, not fashionable, as in what you wear. Fashion, i.e. looking at something from a specific viewpoint.




I spoke with the guard on my way out of the building last night, and I asked him to...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-06, 03:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Orikal

"You don't look like a bum anymore!"

I was walking into the building after lunch, and the security guard that patrols around that time recognized me and said, "I almost didn't recognize you! You don't look like a bum anymore!" I asked...
02-14-06, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By Orikal

Every auto/home division of any insurance company...

Every auto/home division of any insurance company I've worked for, on average, didn't net much more than a few cents on the dollar. Like a couple pennies.

Life/disability insurance are the...
02-14-06, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,576
Posted By Orikal

Exactly. Just make a visit to your DMV, and...

Exactly. Just make a visit to your DMV, and they'll issue you an ID card.
Forum: Commuting
02-14-06, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Orikal

Boone's here in Houston is much the same way. ...

Boone's here in Houston is much the same way. Very friendly, family owned business, located in a rather dilapidated house near downtown. I was having some issues building my fixie up, and the...
02-10-06, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Orikal

My early 80's Univega uses English threading.

My early 80's Univega uses English threading.
02-09-06, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Orikal

Thanks everyone for the great replies. I have...

Thanks everyone for the great replies. I have horizontal dropouts, so it looks like there's a new wheel in the very near future! :D
02-09-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Orikal

Thanks for the reply. Great info. Did you...

Thanks for the reply. Great info.

Did you have any chainline issues with your setup?

I'm also thinking about using this bike for a short lightly-loaded tour on the Katy Trail this April; would...
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