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05-25-09, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,166
Posted By steveknight

I have the mars 4 and the superflash. the mars 4...

I have the mars 4 and the superflash. the mars 4 seems to eat batteries. but that could be a defective unit. the mars has better side lighting with the leds facing out. but overall I think the...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By steveknight

myself I like sandals. I can put on as many pairs...

myself I like sandals. I can put on as many pairs of socks and needed without having a fit problem waterproof socks too if needed. I never found the winter boots as warm and you don't have room for...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,266
Posted By steveknight

I would not say bb7's cost a lot more if you get...

I would not say bb7's cost a lot more if you get good v's the prices can be the same. over time they cost less as pads last far longer. also less maintenance too.
my gold rush recumbent can only...
05-09-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,683
Posted By steveknight

most of the time the wrong wayers are clear over...

most of the time the wrong wayers are clear over against the curb so they are out of the way. I guess they just don't understand the arrows pointing the right direction.
05-06-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By steveknight

when I built mine I found these cool ss really...

when I built mine I found these cool ss really compact lights for cars. they were like 25.00 for two. but I went looking for them and I can't find them....
Forum: Commuting
05-06-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,300
Posted By steveknight

it is so stupid tp pass a bike right before a...

it is so stupid tp pass a bike right before a light or a stop. never figured it out. even if your going to the speed limit drivers feel a need to pass even fi they have to cross a double yellow line...
05-06-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By steveknight

Yes the strobe is terrible. but it is great when...

Yes the strobe is terrible. but it is great when I am walking. when cars won't stop when iti s time to cross the street basting a driver in the face with that stops them in their tracks.
Forum: Commuting
05-05-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,654
Posted By steveknight

took my fairing off my bent of course it is...

took my fairing off my bent of course it is raining. so I go to get some good rain pants as it is pouring down all day get back to my shop all dressed up and the rain stops.
05-05-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,422
Posted By steveknight

The info about going against traffic has to be...

The info about going against traffic has to be coming from somewhere. I mean I knew about it when I was young and that was 25 years ago. so who is teaching this?
Forum: Commuting
05-05-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By steveknight

I have one stop with them one side works...

I have one stop with them one side works everytime the other sometimes. but it is pretty food compared to most.
found one turn where there are two spots of paint on the road get my front wheel...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By steveknight

I had to test it so I took a rare earth magnet...

I had to test it so I took a rare earth magnet rated for 150# and set it right over the wire. nope did nothing.
05-02-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,505
Posted By steveknight

hey it's a bent I can get away with it. but I...

hey it's a bent I can get away with it.
but I just took it off I really like the bike without it. but the wooden fenders are cool I get a lot of compliments on them.
05-02-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,843
Posted By steveknight

sounds like me but I am 46.

sounds like me but I am 46.
05-02-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By steveknight

I doubt soy is all that great for us. but we...

I doubt soy is all that great for us. but we won't really know because who is going to pay for research to prove it is? it is way too profitable to really be brought down. soy is everywhere because...
05-02-09, 12:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,505
Posted By steveknight

when the new technology gets going and dinotte...

when the new technology gets going and dinotte works it out they usually have upgrade options that are decent.
05-01-09, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By steveknight

well the notbook needs to be running for the...

well the notbook needs to be running for the system to work. the batteries will die fast. you can't see it while riding unless your really strange. it may trash the netbook using it on a moving bike....
05-01-09, 12:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,505
Posted By steveknight

then you have the clunky fredness of flashlights....

then you have the clunky fredness of flashlights. the extra weight hassle in battery changing and who knows cheap quality batteries and flashight and electronics. sometimes you jsut want something a...
04-28-09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Posted By steveknight

I agree the flashlight is not a bad thing. but I...

I agree the flashlight is not a bad thing. but I got tired of homemade lights and the hassles of cheap batteries and wacky problems. plus I could not fit a flashlight on my bent anyway it was too...
04-28-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Posted By steveknight

myself i would not place a cheap p7 with cheap...

myself i would not place a cheap p7 with cheap batteries and a cheap charger in the reliability scale compared to the dinotte. or the practicality level where you have to change batteries all the...
Forum: Foo
04-21-09, 11:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,179
Posted By steveknight

you can't hurt people that hurt your kid. I know...

you can't hurt people that hurt your kid. I know how you feel i really wanna kill my daughters worthless boyfriend. he is worthless he bums from everyone and has not worked in 2 years) but there is...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-09, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By steveknight

sandals work great sometimes I walk all day in...

sandals work great sometimes I walk all day in them. they are great because you can vary sock thickness for bad weather. plus I find the shimano ones very stiff.
Forum: Foo
03-20-09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By steveknight

firewire is old get a sata external drive.

firewire is old get a sata external drive.
Forum: Foo
03-20-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By steveknight

100.00 will get you close or get you a terabyte...

100.00 will get you close or get you a terabyte drive. I got my first wd drive and it is nice as it goes to sleep when I put my computer to sleep. my other ones have all stayed on even when the...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,093
Posted By steveknight

double your current average and say that again...

double your current average and say that again (G)
you have to go fast enough to get the workout you want. but it's far more fun going fast then going heavy.
Forum: Commuting
02-24-09, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,093
Posted By steveknight

if you want more of a workout without the weight...

if you want more of a workout without the weight go faster. this may be more benefit then hauling more weight. but you can get the same workout substituting speed verses weight.
02-18-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By steveknight

sorry but thats clunky and butt ugly. I rather...

sorry but thats clunky and butt ugly. I rather break into my piggy bank and get something better.
02-11-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,170
Posted By steveknight

hell thats cheap I got a 275.00 ticket for...

hell thats cheap I got a 275.00 ticket for blowing a stop sign here in Portland Oregon.
Forum: Recumbent
02-01-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,846
Posted By steveknight

I tried my df a few times but it feels like I am...

I tried my df a few times but it feels like I am going to tumble off forward. plus the cranks feel like they are about 50mm even though they are the same length.
Plus my butt hurt right away.
Forum: Foo
01-30-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,238
Posted By steveknight

Curl up and Dye hair salon.

Curl up and Dye hair salon.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,052
Posted By steveknight

I have I have one of the long ongaurd locks. it...

I have I have one of the long ongaurd locks. it fell apart one day. I emailed ongaurd and they sent me a new lock with no questions asked. so they do have good service.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,949
Posted By steveknight

http://www.spinlitecycling.com/road_wheels.htm ...

http://www.spinlitecycling.com/road_wheels.htm
here you go. lots of choices of rims and hubs and spokes. hand built and very durable.
Forum: Recumbent
01-23-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,072
Posted By steveknight

I bought it off of ebay but that was at least 4...

I bought it off of ebay but that was at least 4 years ago. when they first came out. it was a 1 1/8 threadless.
01-23-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By steveknight

I have had trail tech hids and they were somewhat...

I have had trail tech hids and they were somewhat unreliable and they come with really cheap batteries. the dinotte is far better in quality and workmanship
01-18-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By steveknight

here in Portland really windy about 25 with gusts

here in Portland really windy about 25 with gusts
01-17-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,443
Posted By steveknight

if you don't need to adjsut yopur seat height...

if you don't need to adjsut yopur seat height just put a normal seat bolt through chuck the qr on the seat post.
Forum: Foo
01-16-09, 12:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By steveknight

I had firefox with adblocked but it blocked a few...

I had firefox with adblocked but it blocked a few picture sites on him. I don't want to have to go over there and keep fixing it. he will get mad and chuck the thing (G) he really should stay way...
Forum: Foo
01-14-09, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By steveknight

the only bad part about a mac is getting one...

the only bad part about a mac is getting one thats affordable. locally I don't know if it is possible.
Forum: Foo
01-14-09, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By steveknight

I need advice on a computer for a complete computer idiot.

my brother inlaw may never learn much about computers. got him a vista laptop and he can't deal with it. all he does is browse the internet and look at pictures from his camera. plays cards too.
...
01-08-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By steveknight

yes the vicegrips works fine.

yes the vicegrips works fine.
01-08-09, 01:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,745
Posted By steveknight

I have overvolted haogen bulbs they do work well...

I have overvolted haogen bulbs they do work well but they eat batteries and you ahve to carry large battery packs around. I was running a 20w halogen overvolted to 16v. worked pretty well. better...
01-04-09, 03:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,562
Posted By steveknight

it's not really cyclists that are getting drivers...

it's not really cyclists that are getting drivers angry it's just that we are handy to go off on when drivers are all stressed and angry. driving sucks and makes life stressful. who else to vent on...
Forum: Foo
01-01-09, 12:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,546
Posted By steveknight

well when younger coming in the new year now it...

well when younger coming in the new year now it is sleep. way worn out today.
Forum: Foo
12-31-08, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By steveknight

the goofy thing is here in Portland drivers are...

the goofy thing is here in Portland drivers are really good if your on a bike. my wife is blind and she has a very hard time crossing streets because no one will yield even when they are just turning...
Forum: Foo
12-31-08, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By steveknight

my fenix flashlight is better off the bike then on

As far as I am concerned walking is far more dangerous then riding a bike anymore. trying to cross the street when you have the light and a walk signal can get you killed. drivers will start turning...
Forum: Commuting
12-30-08, 12:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By steveknight

thats good to know. I think it is the angle and...

thats good to know. I think it is the angle and most of the light reflects rather then penetrating.
Forum: Commuting
12-29-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By steveknight

how much light depends on several things. speed...

how much light depends on several things. speed is one but also how much ambient light there is. the more there is the more you need. in the dark 200 lumens is not that bad at all but in the rain or...
12-27-08, 02:46 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,028
Posted By steveknight

only somewhat diy. I bought a HID from trailtek...

only somewhat diy. I bought a HID from trailtek it was just the lamp then I built LI ion battery packs and switches and all. connections would fail one ballast went bad then after 2 years of that the...
12-26-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,028
Posted By steveknight

I have had had several failures with my diy HID...

I have had had several failures with my diy HID light then the batterie failed. tiem for a good well made light.
12-25-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,028
Posted By steveknight

I would have gotten one but the Amazon indicated...

I would have gotten one but the Amazon indicated 4 hours on high and 8 hours on low so I was pleasantly surprised to see the longer run times. put me off.
Forum: Foo
12-25-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,132
Posted By steveknight

not much this year pretty broke. but I did get...

not much this year pretty broke. but I did get this guy. very simple but I hope accurate checker.
http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.asp?id=13753&page=ROHLOFF%20CHAIN%20WEAR%20INDICATOR%20TOOL
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