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Forum: Commuting
07-01-10, 11:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By parker63

You could always try falling asleep at your desk....

You could always try falling asleep at your desk. Boss comes in, finds you passed out at your desk, and assumes you were working like crazy all night long. "Go on home...you've worked...
Forum: Foo
02-14-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By parker63

http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/9884/grammarnaz...

http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/9884/grammarnazi.jpg (http://img130.imageshack.us/i/grammarnazi.jpg/)

:thumb:
11-02-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,024
Posted By parker63

Jacob: Are your parents aware of the most recent...

Jacob: Are your parents aware of the most recent events? I'm very curious to know their opinion on this matter and how they recommend you proceed from here. I would think that if you try and...
10-22-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By parker63

The Peninsula Bike Trail is 20 minutes away from...

The Peninsula Bike Trail is 20 minutes away from me, and I would say that it's views are some of the most beautiful you would find. If it's a weekday and not the summer, it's fantastic. The...
10-19-08, 08:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,006
Posted By parker63

(Note: Not Safe for Work)-- ...

(Note: Not Safe for Work)--
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUd-6L7Jgsc
Forum: Commuting
10-16-08, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,090
Posted By parker63

I kind of like this system: ...

I kind of like this system:

http://www.streetfilms.org/archives/secure-bike-parking-just-cents-per-hour/
Forum: Commuting
10-13-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,609
Posted By parker63

Entertaining stuff. Kind of like watching...

Entertaining stuff. Kind of like watching someone playing a video game. Wonder if you'll ever be approached to create one based on your videos?
10-11-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,893
Posted By parker63

Hmmm... the OP hasn't responded to the thread in...

Hmmm... the OP hasn't responded to the thread in quite a while. I wonder if he's out there handing out justice right now???



http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/3797/bikejusticeyr4.jpg
10-08-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,893
Posted By parker63

How long ago did this happen? Do you ride the...

How long ago did this happen? Do you ride the exact same route to school everyday? Perhaps they "learned their lesson" about being a**holes on the road, and that would be great, but... I would...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,764
Posted By parker63

Much like walking in a mall or down the street, I...

Much like walking in a mall or down the street, I don't wave or say hello to everyone that I pass. It's not being rude, it's just being cognizant of where you are going, and watching out for others,...
08-27-08, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,417
Posted By parker63

Thanks guys. Appreciate it.

Thanks guys. Appreciate it.
08-26-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,417
Posted By parker63

If I were to try and buy two sets of the part in...

If I were to try and buy two sets of the part in the picture below, do you know what it's called? As you can see from the shot, the chrome appears just to have flaked off, and I'm left with what you...
08-24-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,417
Posted By parker63

Is CLR strong enough for REALLY rusty components?

I've searched and read several threads regarding rust and how to deal with it. We had some CLR in the garage already, so I thought I would give it a shot, but I wonder if it's strong enough to do...
08-16-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By parker63

http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/6735/softlandin...

http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/6735/softlandingpo5.jpg
Forum: Commuting
08-10-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,538
Posted By parker63

I am in a similar boat that you're in, and I've...

I am in a similar boat that you're in, and I've only been doing this for a couple of weeks. Overweight, etc.

One thing that I have tried and it makes a *big* difference for me is to make sure...
08-10-08, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 363,386
Posted By parker63

Nice catch for $15 :) I can see some black bar...

Nice catch for $15 :) I can see some black bar tape looking perfect on that...

Congrats.
08-09-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 44,559
Posted By parker63

1993 Univega Activa Trail. Bought brand new in...

1993 Univega Activa Trail. Bought brand new in 1993, used for a few years, then hung on hooks in the garage for over a decade.

Decided to finally try riding again. Dusted it off, and have been...
Forum: Foo
08-09-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By parker63

Only 50 years old. Dammit...this sucks. :( ...

Only 50 years old. Dammit...this sucks. :(

R.I.P. Mr. Mac. Thanks for the laughter.
Forum: Commuting
08-09-08, 07:13 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,062
Posted By parker63

It would be nice if most cities installed the...

It would be nice if most cities installed the "Secure Bike" lockers . On the surface, it would appear to be an excellent solution, but of course, it would take a *lot* of lobbying (not to mention...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,377
Posted By parker63

Thanks for the response, folks. I take it the...

Thanks for the response, folks. I take it the term "brainbucket" or "brain bucket" is not necessarily a good thing, if I'm interpreting it right. Might take a closer look at the Giro Transfer and...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,377
Posted By parker63

Bell Adrenaline helmet?

OK guys...looking for some owners or people who know what the inside scoop is on this helmet. Seems like all of the discount places have this anywhere from $18 to $30. The Bell Adrenaline.
...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,960
Posted By parker63

You could always change bikes.... ...

You could always change bikes....

http://img56.imageshack.us/img56/3706/001od9.jpg
Forum: Commuting
08-03-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,960
Posted By parker63

+1 Anytime you have to start packing a gun just...

+1
Anytime you have to start packing a gun just to ride to work, it's time to consider the above. Seriously.
08-03-08, 05:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,422
Posted By parker63

http://yehudamoon.com/images/strips/2008-08-03.gif...

http://yehudamoon.com/images/strips/2008-08-03.gif

http://yehudamoon.com/images/strips/2008-08-03.gif
08-01-08, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By parker63

Hmmm...so does this mean that my 1993 Specialized...

Hmmm...so does this mean that my 1993 Specialized Air Wave helmet is no good anymore and should be junked? I've just gone back to riding again after an 11 year "vacation" and it appears to be in...
07-31-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 571,543
Posted By parker63

OK, I think I understand how that Schwinn...

OK, I think I understand how that Schwinn stenciling gets done now...
...
07-31-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 571,543
Posted By parker63

I love checking out these pics. Absolutely...

I love checking out these pics. Absolutely beautiful work on the Pierce and the Schwinn Super Sport.

Sorry if this is a noob question or FAQ, but when these types of complete repaint and...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,508
Posted By parker63

Turned 45 last Saturday. But, knees and...

Turned 45 last Saturday.

But, knees and shins feel like I've just turned 70 until I get back in shape... :mad:
07-26-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By parker63

Hi Greg: In regards to changing out your...

Hi Greg:

In regards to changing out your drop bar handlebars to flat bars...

First of all I'll state that I'm a little shy of 5'10" and I'm around 225lbs, so I'm definitely overweight and out...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By parker63

Thanks for the advice guys. Rob, good idea about...

Thanks for the advice guys. Rob, good idea about leaving the work shoes and clothes at work, didn't think about that.

And thanks for taking the time!
Forum: Commuting
07-21-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By parker63

Which Topeak bag for shirt, slacks & shoes?

Hello everyone. Noob with a commuting bag question.

I've got a Topeak Explorer rack on it's way, sans bag. I've noticed there are several different types of Topeak bags available, and I'm trying...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,089
Posted By parker63

Mikki: How about changing out the handlebars...

Mikki:

How about changing out the handlebars on your Cannondale from drop bars to something similar to a mountain bike handlebar system? Something that would place you in a more upright position?...
Forum: Introductions
07-15-08, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By parker63

Actually, I had two hanging on hooks in the...

Actually, I had two hanging on hooks in the garage. One is a '92 Univega Activa Trail cross bike, and the other is an '86 Centurion LeMans RS road bike. The Univega is the one that I brought down...
Forum: Introductions
07-15-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By parker63

Another one from Salinas, CA

Hello from the central coast of California...Salinas to be exact.

After many years of having the bike hanging on hooks in the garage, I decided to take it down, dust it off, and try it again. ...
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