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03-21-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,221
Posted By katsrevenge

Good luck. I was unable to find one and...

Good luck. I was unable to find one and eventually just bought a SS with a coaster brake. I figure I'll eventually replace the wheel and add a rear brake and those two other speeds.

I did have a...
02-20-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,574
Posted By katsrevenge

Does anyone else find that guy creepy? ...

Does anyone else find that guy creepy?

These might make a funny gag gift though.
Forum: Foo
02-18-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,452
Posted By katsrevenge

I can get an awful lot of computer and computer...

I can get an awful lot of computer and computer toys for the cost of a 'basic' Mac. ;) I rarely have problems with them... unless I've done something stupid to them. No thanks.

OP, it sounds like...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-16, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,522
Posted By katsrevenge

I was just glad I had the bike with the lower...

I was just glad I had the bike with the lower handlebars that day! Lots of 'gonna die!' an 'oh ####!!', LOL

Then I hid under a large cement overhang for 20 minutes. No fun at all.

I hate ice....
Forum: Commuting
02-08-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,522
Posted By katsrevenge

I remember one day in particular. It had misted...

I remember one day in particular. It had misted on and off all day. I go out and thro my leg over the bike and... the sky just opened up. It poured that entire ride. I get to the building and.... the...
Forum: Foo
02-08-16, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 272,477
Posted By katsrevenge

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1684/24259398931_47...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1684/24259398931_47d3243e57_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CXHL7P)Sunset Riding (https://flic.kr/p/CXHL7P) by Kat M. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/katsrevenge/), on Flickr
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12-26-15, 02:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,663
Posted By katsrevenge

Well, I've bought two bikes off bikesdirect.com...

Well, I've bought two bikes off bikesdirect.com that have been very reliable. They are also pretty cheap for most stuff on the site.

So maybe start looking there? To narrow down on what you'd...
12-03-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,676
Posted By katsrevenge

Speaking as a female with a male BH (not married...

Speaking as a female with a male BH (not married yet, but eventually), chances are pretty good they know. Or at least suspect. If studies are any sort of indication, most women tend to keep a handle...
11-11-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,656
Posted By katsrevenge

I'm going to guess that you live somewhere fairly...

I'm going to guess that you live somewhere fairly well developed? And that most of the people are fairly well off?

The local libraries here are almost always well stocked with students (who can't...
10-22-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,189
Posted By katsrevenge

My grandfather on my dad's side had a roofing...

My grandfather on my dad's side had a roofing company years ago. Think early 90s, late 80s. Back then they made 15+ in upstate NY. I remember him bellyaching about having to hire outside the family. ...
10-22-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,994
Posted By katsrevenge

You get used to that. I think most stock...

You get used to that. I think most stock 'cruiser' saddles have springs.. I switched my saddle to a Brooks B67s (it's hard leather with big springs) and the bouncy on cobbles is...annoying..
...
10-20-15, 10:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,994
Posted By katsrevenge

I had a Schwinn very similar to that one. Try...

I had a Schwinn very similar to that one. Try wiggling the saddle back and forth a bit, to see where it 'fits' you best. I've got a big butt too and find that moving it back a little is more comfy. ...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,498
Posted By katsrevenge

Me + crap I carry is enough weight already. I'm...

Me + crap I carry is enough weight already. I'm already slow enough!

So I stick to a sprung saddle and nice fat tires. It seems to work. I'm comfortable.
10-13-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By katsrevenge

Also true. Just you can get a lot of cruiser for...

Also true. Just you can get a lot of cruiser for the money he wants to spend.
10-13-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By katsrevenge

If the cruiser will get you riding then go for...

If the cruiser will get you riding then go for it! I ride the crap out of my cruiser.

Changing handlebars is no big deal.
Forum: Commuting
10-11-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By katsrevenge

I have an IGH 8 speed mixte from bikes direct....

I have an IGH 8 speed mixte from bikes direct. Love it. I also like my 3 speed IGH stepthrough. It's from papillionaire. Both are steel. I commute on both.
10-07-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,443
Posted By katsrevenge

I have had something similar happen with the old...

I have had something similar happen with the old style cruiser that I had. Well, both of them, the replica 'anniversary' 7 speed and the Sanctuary 7.. Neither was anything much more than a cheap...
09-17-15, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By katsrevenge

Thanks for the guidance. :) I thought it might be...

Thanks for the guidance. :) I thought it might be a freewheel... but I just didn't know for sure. It's off a rather cheap bike too.

Looks like it might just be easier to get a new wheel. Blah. Or,...
09-16-15, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By katsrevenge

Freewheel or Freehub??? I can't tell.

477721

This bleeping thing. What is it? It's off a newer cheap Schwinn.. so possibly a freewheel.... but it's a seven speed so maybe not?

Youtube is no help, they don't actually show you the...
09-09-15, 07:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,457
Posted By katsrevenge

Mine are Planet Bike Super Flash (the set) and...

Mine are Planet Bike Super Flash (the set) and Extremely bright.
08-29-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By katsrevenge

I weigh a bit less than you but have a Winsdor....

I weigh a bit less than you but have a Winsdor. It has the thinner tires, 700x35 or 38; and IGH. The tires aren't that thin but are smaller than your last bike. That said. Mine is a different model...
08-10-15, 12:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By katsrevenge

20ish years as Official Family Tech Support....

20ish years as Official Family Tech Support. twitch
08-07-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By katsrevenge

Yeah, sometimes there can be issues if the thing...

Yeah, sometimes there can be issues if the thing isn't configured right or if there is a conflict.

The one I use isn't a stand alone program.... those tend to be bloatware infested, as you saw....
08-07-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By katsrevenge

1. Restart the computer regularly. It's good for...

1. Restart the computer regularly. It's good for them. Even better is shutting them down for the night...they cool off. They like that.
2. Keep an up-to-date anti-virus. I use and recommend Avast....
07-29-15, 12:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,012
Posted By katsrevenge

You guys aren't afflicted with a bad case of the...

You guys aren't afflicted with a bad case of the Gunslinger's Cult either. They ask because of suicide risks and dangers an unsecured gun can have to a child. Makes sense to me.
07-18-15, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By katsrevenge

I have one. The side with the gears goes on the...

I have one. The side with the gears goes on the side with the chain. ;) Other than that, I don't think it matters.
07-17-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By katsrevenge

Here is the cruiser page for bikes direct. Save...

Here is the cruiser page for bikes direct. Save up to 60% Off Cruiser Bikes - Beach, Town and City Cruiser Bikes | Cruiser Bicycles from bikesdirect.com...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,296
Posted By katsrevenge

No worries. I don't get that worked up over it....

No worries. I don't get that worked up over it. I'd rather just report them to the authorities and be done with it. To me it's just like reporting a kid throwing rocks at someone's windows or dumping...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 11:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,296
Posted By katsrevenge

Why? I'd rather take down the plate and report...

Why? I'd rather take down the plate and report them.
07-16-15, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By katsrevenge

Hmmm..... if you mix a bit of matte topcoat into...

Hmmm..... if you mix a bit of matte topcoat into it you might be able to dull the sheen.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 11:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,296
Posted By katsrevenge

Coal rollers (yes, this is a thing..) mod their...

Coal rollers (yes, this is a thing..) mod their trucks (in a way that would be illegal in most places, including here, if I've read correctly) to belch out fumes and nasties that would normally be...
07-08-15, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 133,354
Posted By katsrevenge

Those aren't dogs.... those are alien lifeforms...

Those aren't dogs.... those are alien lifeforms in furry outfits! Crazy smart creatures.
07-02-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 150,843
Posted By katsrevenge

Had intended to go to Lowes for plant...

Had intended to go to Lowes for plant food...ended up with this. And, a few large flats of plants. It all fit back there. Somehow.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/371/19177521510_3b850ba318_z.jpg...
06-26-15, 01:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,138
Posted By katsrevenge

Slow is when the bike falls over. If the...

Slow is when the bike falls over.

If the bike doesn't fall over.. you are going fast enough!
06-21-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,747
Posted By katsrevenge

A lot of places require them....and some sort of...

A lot of places require them....and some sort of reflector is nice for when the batteries die. Not if. When.

I have 3m reflective tape on my bikes. Currently I have reflective orange and white...
06-21-15, 12:53 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,705
Posted By katsrevenge

This thread is nothing without pictures. Lots and...

This thread is nothing without pictures. Lots and lots of pictures. LOL
06-20-15, 07:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,674
Posted By katsrevenge

Good lord are people uptight. Sticking a bike...

Good lord are people uptight. Sticking a bike related safety flyer on a bike makes sense to me.

I rather like flyers that randomly show up on cars and stuff. I don't like being handed them...
06-20-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By katsrevenge

I like my Windsor. It's from Bikesdirect.

I like my Windsor. It's from Bikesdirect.
06-18-15, 01:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By katsrevenge

Blinky lights and bandaids. Oh, and a basic tool...

Blinky lights and bandaids. Oh, and a basic tool kit/flat repair stuff.

And a water bottle. I like to carry an orange bandana too. Easy high vis if tied to bike, sun hat/sweat catcher and a way...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,638
Posted By katsrevenge

Women's 70s fashion wasn't that bad. The 80s.......

Women's 70s fashion wasn't that bad. The 80s.... Another story.

But this.... the unflattering cut... the POLYESTER.... the weird color.... did I mention the polyester? And that fly.... ;)
06-17-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 133,354
Posted By katsrevenge

I just flea gooped my two for the first time this...

I just flea gooped my two for the first time this year. They both remembered the package and (ears back) went and hid when I opened it.

They also remembered the flea spray I used last month. As I...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,638
Posted By katsrevenge

God grief. Men's fashion..... There are no words.

God grief. Men's fashion..... There are no words.
Forum: Commuting
06-17-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,638
Posted By katsrevenge

Well, they make leathers for motorcycles. Check...

Well, they make leathers for motorcycles. Check out a Harley shop sometime. It will protect your skin (a lot of my family ride).

But.. That stuff is damn hot and heavy. And on a pedal...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,393
Posted By katsrevenge

Car light so yeah... Not that I think it really...

Car light so yeah... Not that I think it really gets that hot here. Just bring water. Possibly two bottles.

I've been active in that kind of heat, with humidity like swimming in soup when my...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By katsrevenge

*Possibly* There is a guy on here who rides...

*Possibly* There is a guy on here who rides Huffys and I have a cheapo Schwinn that I ride in the winter. But! You must be willing and able to repair and tune... and even then it may not be 100% (I...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-15, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,183
Posted By katsrevenge

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/...

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10516815_10100425508874185_5003483583709864081_n.jpg?oh=701346334f36c17312ae0e138e9113ca&oe=55EAABD3

I've called this thing a few names...
Forum: Foo
06-15-15, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By katsrevenge

**Squee** That is all. Until we are...

**Squee**

That is all.

Until we are back in Tamreil, at least..
Forum: Commuting
06-13-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By katsrevenge

You might be able to get something off Bikes...

You might be able to get something off Bikes Direct.

If you don't have many hills.. try a single speed? People here hate on them but my guy has been very happy with his Thruster. And by happy I...
06-13-15, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By katsrevenge

I'm female and I now swear by my Brooks. ...

I'm female and I now swear by my Brooks.

There is a woman's forum... PM a mod and they'll let you in.
06-11-15, 12:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,262
Posted By katsrevenge

Yes. These include cat shaped reflective tape, a...

Yes. These include cat shaped reflective tape, a plastic Minion and funny colored bar tapes. And random stickers.... Heh.
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