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Forum: Commuting
06-11-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By Takabrash

I use a Seagull bag, and I have never had...

I use a Seagull bag, and I have never had anything get wet. I have a large that holds pretty much everything I ever need it to.

seagulbags.com
Forum: Commuting
02-28-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,923
Posted By Takabrash

:twitchy: That's one hell of an average bike...

:twitchy: That's one hell of an average bike value!

I lock my bike just around the rear rim through the rear triangle just like SB suggests. Locking it to the frame can result in a bent frame if a...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-09, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,002,897
Posted By Takabrash

SO COLD! Here in Knoxville it was in the upper...

SO COLD! Here in Knoxville it was in the upper 60s to 70s all last week, and, now, it has gotten back down into the 30s. BOOOOOOOOoooooooooo......
02-19-09, 09:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,126
Posted By Takabrash

It's no more dangerous than riding on ice in a...

It's no more dangerous than riding on ice in a car...
Forum: Commuting
01-26-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,216
Posted By Takabrash

Winner?...

Winner? (http://www.surlybikes.com/crosscheck_comp.html)
01-13-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By Takabrash

Someone did that to me the other night and I hit...

Someone did that to me the other night and I hit them going 15mph. I have to go get my wheel retrued today because of it.
Forum: Commuting
12-31-08, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,002,897
Posted By Takabrash

HORRIBLE commute in. 35 degrees and overcast ...

HORRIBLE commute in. 35 degrees and overcast with a headwind for the entire 5 miles. Days like this make me wish I had a car :P
Forum: Commuting
12-30-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Takabrash

+1000 This sounds like it might be THE best...

+1000

This sounds like it might be THE best idea ever. A true innovation in biking. :D
12-29-08, 08:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,595
Posted By Takabrash

I'm at about 1250 miles for the year. I started...

I'm at about 1250 miles for the year. I started commuting full time in May and I had to take 2 months off with a busted knee/broken collar bone.
12-24-08, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Takabrash

Christmas Bikes!

Here in Knoxville our annual Tour de Lights last week. This is a shot of my Cross Check all Christmas Spirited (there are lights on it, but you can't see them). Anyone else decorating their bikes for...
Forum: Commuting
12-24-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Takabrash

I actually bought my Cross Check from them over...

I actually bought my Cross Check from them over the summer. The price was a little higher then, but still lower than anywhere else and with free shipping. They are really great guys. I definitely...
12-19-08, 02:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,089
Posted By Takabrash

I really like the Topeak Hexus that others have...

I really like the Topeak Hexus that others have mentioned. Well put together and small.
12-03-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By Takabrash

Fact: 100% of cops on foot cannot catch you on a...

Fact: 100% of cops on foot cannot catch you on a bike in traffic. :P
Forum: Commuting
12-03-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,002,897
Posted By Takabrash

22 degrees when I left at 10 til 8. Good times!...

22 degrees when I left at 10 til 8. Good times! I've also found me a nice new route to work with no hills which is quite a find in Knoxville!
11-17-08, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By Takabrash

He was thinking he was ready to have the coolest...

He was thinking he was ready to have the coolest bike EVER.
Forum: Commuting
09-11-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Takabrash

Crank Bros Mallets...

Crank Bros Mallets (http://www.crankbrothers.com/mallet1.php) look awesome and are great for riding clipless or regular shoes.
09-03-08, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By Takabrash

OK, I'm bringing this one back :D I just...

OK, I'm bringing this one back :D

I just ordered a Deore LX RD and a Deore 11-34 cassette. Now I need to figure out exactly what tools I need. I've been looking at cassette tools and there seems...
09-02-08, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By Takabrash

I love my yellow mountain bike. I think...

I love my yellow mountain bike.

I think blue and white road bikes are sexy as can be.
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By Takabrash

I would kill for our parking to be this cheap!...

I would kill for our parking to be this cheap! There is one pay garage at $2/half hour, and a year long permit is about $280!
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,424
Posted By Takabrash

Why weren't you guys wearing padded biohazard...

Why weren't you guys wearing padded biohazard suits? If it doesn't take at least 30 minutes and a clean-room to get ready to ride you're not doing it right!
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,979
Posted By Takabrash

Erm... you're the one whining on a Internet forum...

Erm... you're the one whining on a Internet forum :D Maybe you should write someone a strongly worded letter.
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,002,897
Posted By Takabrash

Great commute in this morning. First one on the...

Great commute in this morning. First one on the new Brooks B17. SOOOO much more comfy than the pos I was using.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,973
Posted By Takabrash

Did you sand it off well and give it time to dry?...

Did you sand it off well and give it time to dry? I always put on a new tube then patch the old one to use later. I've never had a problem with them. I have tubes with three or four patches on them.
08-21-08, 08:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,884
Posted By Takabrash

Buy a new bike. What you have is really not good...

Buy a new bike. What you have is really not good for those speeds. If you start trying to upgrade that bike (which I don't think is that great anyway) you will end up spending a lot more than you...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-08, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,371
Posted By Takabrash

Just hang it from your handlebars.

Just hang it from your handlebars.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,807
Posted By Takabrash

After riding my CrossCheck with bar ends, I don't...

After riding my CrossCheck with bar ends, I don't want to ride any other kind. They're fun and SOOO easy to use. I have rapid fires on my MTB and I like those for running single track, but, for just...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-08, 08:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,749
Posted By Takabrash

Mine came built in when I got my bike :D...

Mine came built in when I got my bike :D Unfortunately, most of the time when I turn right oncoming drivers just wave at me.
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/canada/regions/ab-nwt/images/handsignals.jpg...
08-15-08, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By Takabrash

So you have done this on a CrossCheck? Or was it...

So you have done this on a CrossCheck? Or was it another bike? I'm glad to see a RD is only $19- I was worried they would be a lot more.

Also, I have intermediate skills working on my bikes. Would...
08-14-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By Takabrash

New cassette for a CrossCheck

I have a Surly Cross Check Complete (http://www.surlybikes.com/crosscheck_comp.html) and, as a Clyde living in hilly Knoxville, TN, I need some lower gear action :D I'd like to switch out the...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 06:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,915
Posted By Takabrash

Also, get your tackle tucked upwards and held in...

Also, get your tackle tucked upwards and held in place by the shorts instead of dangling down between the legs like normal.
08-13-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,752
Posted By Takabrash

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=67493

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=67493
08-13-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,752
Posted By Takabrash

I use an old crappy Wal-Mart cable lock to lock...

I use an old crappy Wal-Mart cable lock to lock up a cooler on my porch :D
Forum: Commuting
08-13-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,216
Posted By Takabrash

http://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?

http://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,012
Posted By Takabrash

Me too

Me too
08-12-08, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Takabrash

So, you're saying that the man you get in...

So, you're saying that the man you get in accident with (that has no insurance) should become your butler? ;)
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By Takabrash

BAM!...

BAM! (http://www.teva.com/ProductDetails.aspx?g=m&categoryID=336&productID=6502&model=Hurricane+3)
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,004
Posted By Takabrash

Stick, meet horse. It's already dead, but don't...

Stick, meet horse. It's already dead, but don't let that stop you from beating it.
08-07-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Takabrash

That pic looks like an especially bad day on...

That pic looks like an especially bad day on Tiananmen Square. Now, I'm no racer, but when I was there I rode a bike around every day for a month. Good luck to the poor Olympians.
08-05-08, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Takabrash

Haha, that would be GREAT!

Haha, that would be GREAT!
Forum: Commuting
08-04-08, 07:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By Takabrash

In the morning I am lucky to actually get myself...

In the morning I am lucky to actually get myself awake enough to be to work on time taking the shortest way :D
08-01-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Takabrash

Wow, I was all for it until that weird sun logo...

Wow, I was all for it until that weird sun logo rode by on a bike at the end!!

Seriously though, good stuff.
Forum: Commuting
08-01-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By Takabrash

Beijing too.

Beijing too.
Forum: Commuting
08-01-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,002,897
Posted By Takabrash

Very nice today. I put fenders on my bike last...

Very nice today. I put fenders on my bike last night finally. It rained here last night so I went through every puddle I saw on the way in :D
Forum: Commuting
08-01-08, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By Takabrash

It's in the "Bike Humor" section my...

It's in the "Bike Humor" section my friend...
07-31-08, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,023
Posted By Takabrash

Awesome, does the guy on the "back" have to pedal...

Awesome, does the guy on the "back" have to pedal backwards?
Forum: Commuting
07-31-08, 07:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,292
Posted By Takabrash

You probably need to toe them in a bit. From...

You probably need to toe them in a bit.

From Sheldon's site:
#
Yaw angle ("toe in")

The shoe can be set so that the front edge of the shoe contacts the rim slightly before the rear edge....
Forum: Commuting
07-29-08, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Takabrash

I say buy some new tires. As said above, 1100...

I say buy some new tires. As said above, 1100 miles is a pretty respectable distance for low price tires. If they're really bothering you, buy some new ones, but I don't think that you should try to...
07-29-08, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,707
Posted By Takabrash

Think of it like this. Computers upgrade...

Think of it like this. Computers upgrade constantly (especially Macs). If you buy an awesome computer for $1,500, and then, a month later, a slightly awesomer one comes out for $1,400, you still have...
07-29-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,679
Posted By Takabrash

I was just about to mention this. I was there,...

I was just about to mention this. I was there, too, and I think Knoxville has one of the most rule-abiding CM's out there. I'm sure lots of other cities have the same, but most people only ever hear...
07-29-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,641
Posted By Takabrash

I'm not against talking to them for a bit of a...

I'm not against talking to them for a bit of a deal, but asking for 40 bucks off, no tax, AND "a few accessories" is pretty much insane. I would laugh you out of my store if I was an owner, sorry.
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