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Forum: Touring
09-30-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By chomish

Ive had all my bike touring equipment now for...

Ive had all my bike touring equipment now for about 2 years, but have not had the chance to jump on a long tour yet, prob because of my job.

since i havent had that much experience yet with...
Forum: Touring
08-31-09, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By chomish

Animal encounters while on tour? Tell us...

Hey all.

The other day while doing my daily ride around Staten Island at night, a racoon jumped out of the bushes.
It scared the S--t out of me, and I almost wiped!!

Now i live in NYC and...
08-28-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By chomish

Lol. I think if your not doing anything...

Lol.

I think if your not doing anything wrong theres no reason to be on the look out for them, or to dislike them.
I have never had a problem with one, and usually play there game and tell them...
08-28-09, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By chomish

I think someone needs to send this guy a link to...

I think someone needs to send this guy a link to these forums.
08-28-09, 03:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By chomish

You know its funny i read this because im the...

You know its funny i read this because im the same way. I wouldnt call my situation fearful though, just unpleasant.
I seem to find my rides much more enjoyable if i just take it easy and ride at a...
08-28-09, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By chomish

Lol. While the seller was trying to get you...

Lol.

While the seller was trying to get you to buy the bike, did he seem like he was trying to hold back laughter?
Was he laughing as u left with the bike?
Did u hear him mumble "i think i got...
08-28-09, 02:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By chomish

I dont believe a rider has to be "good" or any...

I dont believe a rider has to be "good" or any better than a starter to use some of the upgrades youve mentioned.

I think alot of upgrades will just make your rides more efficient.

In my case...
Forum: Touring
08-28-09, 02:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,902
Posted By chomish

Yes i do agree that profits are vital to keeping...

Yes i do agree that profits are vital to keeping companies afloat.

In this situarion though, we have a company (Cannondale) which for years has been staying alive Just fine by hand building there...
Forum: BMX
08-27-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,405
Posted By chomish

I dont know if a Strida is a good idea for...

I dont know if a Strida is a good idea for BMXing. Actually, i dont know if its a good idea for anything.

Good luck with it though. Tell us how its going.
08-27-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By chomish

Couldnt have agreed more. Love your Gene...

Couldnt have agreed more.

Love your Gene pool saying, but i dont think i get what u mean... Hehe
08-26-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By chomish

Hehe. Funny you post this because i had a similar...

Hehe. Funny you post this because i had a similar situation last night.

While doing my 20 or so mile nightly tour around Staten Island i seen an older gentleman fixing his head lamp. I stopped by...
Forum: Touring
08-26-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,080
Posted By chomish

Great story, enjoyed that one. You did...

Great story, enjoyed that one.

You did exactly what i would have done. Stayed cool, and knew the laws and regulations.
Forum: Touring
08-26-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,080
Posted By chomish

I understand that u will not get ticketed for...

I understand that u will not get ticketed for just touring.
I'm just curious to hear about the encounters some cyclists have had with the police. I find them interesting. Especially the foreign...
Forum: BMX
08-26-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,806
Posted By chomish

As stated above, theres abslutely no magic to...

As stated above, theres abslutely no magic to losing weight. Its all basically math.

One could lose weight faster from walking than BMXing. In order to lose a pound you have to burn more...
08-26-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By chomish

Ooops, yes sorry Biria

Ooops, yes sorry Biria
08-26-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By chomish

That frame was made in Taiwan. Manufature is a...

That frame was made in Taiwan. Manufature is a German brand Bria.

This frame originally came equipped with full LX gruppo.

This of course is if they didnt jsut put the sticker on there.. They...
08-26-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By chomish

Ever been ticketed by cops? Why?

I do my daily riding around Staten Island every night (love the peaceful night time riding) and see alot of cops around, and always wonder if they ever pull people over?

Out here they dont care,...
Forum: Touring
08-26-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,080
Posted By chomish

Ever been ticketed on tour?? Why??

Hey all.

Just wonderind if you guys ever been ticketed by cops, or had any type of encounters, while on tour.
08-22-09, 12:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,622
Posted By chomish

There actually a commuter race here in NYC. ...

There actually a commuter race here in NYC.

For the eighth streight year, biking has proven to be the fastest way to get to work in NYC.
...
08-21-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By chomish

Yes, the same thing happened to me when i needed...

Yes, the same thing happened to me when i needed a new fork about a week ago for my cannondale t2000.
I originally tried calling the company, and they acted like i was a mosquito and told me head...
08-21-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By chomish

Wow that to me sounds like a Guatemalen,...

Wow that to me sounds like a Guatemalen, supercycle!!!!
08-20-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,622
Posted By chomish

Heres a perfect example of a regular day in...

Heres a perfect example of a regular day in China. and a picture i found from the Netherlands, which some claim mite be the biggest biking country in the world.
08-19-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,622
Posted By chomish

LOL. Didnt mean it in that way, and a bit stupid...

LOL. Didnt mean it in that way, and a bit stupid in just throwing out random numbers.

Just trying to point out the importance of the bicycle in some countries outside the U.S.
08-19-09, 06:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,622
Posted By chomish

What city am i talking about? I would say just...

What city am i talking about? I would say just about every civilized city out there, seems to be more on bikes than the U.S.
I think one of the reasons for this, as one of u said, is in the way the...
08-19-09, 01:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,622
Posted By chomish

Why is biking not as popular in US as in other countries?

Living in NYC i always wondered why biking doesnt seem as poplular here in the US as in other cities outside the country.

I travel alot, and in some of the big cities ive been to outside the US,...
Forum: Touring
08-16-09, 01:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,902
Posted By chomish

I guess your rite. It just pisses me off...

I guess your rite.

It just pisses me off how another great company is going over seas for profit.

I just hope they dont start skimping on the material used in making the bike, as so many of...
Forum: Touring
08-16-09, 01:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,902
Posted By chomish

Will the cannondale sale to Dorel hurt the quality?

Hey all.

I know its old news that Cannondale was sold to Dorel, but i wanted to hear what u guys thought about it?

I currently have a 2007 T2000 which i really love and am completely happy...
Forum: Touring
08-15-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By chomish

Good luck!!!! Reading through this made me...

Good luck!!!!

Reading through this made me laugh considering im having a hard time finding someone to tour with me to Bear Mountain from NYC.

I dont know about u guys, but theres no way id...
Forum: Touring
08-14-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By chomish

Looking for someone in the NYC area for first tour.

Hey all.

Im new to touring but have been reading and taking in as much info as i could from this great site.

I purchased a T2000 and have been riding to and from work for the last year or so. I...
Forum: Touring
08-13-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By chomish

As mentioned above. I would go tubus front and...

As mentioned above. I would go tubus front and rear racks. Ive seen a few racks and these seem to be the most simple yet well made racks around in my opinion.

In my opinion theres only 2 brands...
Forum: Touring
08-08-09, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By chomish

In my opinion there is absolutely nothing wrong...

In my opinion there is absolutely nothing wrong with asking for a discount, or if he could cut you a little break.

When purchasin my T2000 i went to a few different bike shops and shopped around...
Forum: Touring
07-30-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By chomish

ok the problem I've been having lately is that...

ok the problem I've been having lately is that the more I read on this site, the more I'm dying to actually go out and experience fully loaded touring. I ride my bike alot and have front and rear...
Forum: Touring
07-29-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,148
Posted By chomish

Photography is my other passion after biking. If...

Photography is my other passion after biking. If you dont want to carry a DSLR with you because of the weight, I would go with the Canon G10 hands down.

Good luck!
Forum: Touring
07-29-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By chomish

Looking for a touring buddy NYC

Hey all.

Ive always loved hiking and camping, and commute to work daily on my cannondale t-2000 that i bought 2 years ago and i love riding.

I was looking to do my first tour to maybe...
Forum: Touring
09-07-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By chomish

Bump, anybody else have any info on these roads??

Bump, anybody else have any info on these roads??
Forum: Touring
09-06-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By chomish

New to touring. few questions..

Hey all....

Im new to bike touring but not cycling. Ive always loved hiking, backpacking, and camping and when i found out about bike touring it was only natural that i would show great interest...
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