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04-18-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,189
Posted By mr geeker

I'm in, I was already going to be fixing up an...

I'm in, I was already going to be fixing up an old giant I got for $3 (see thread).
04-15-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 655,416
Posted By mr geeker

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/kimg1042_ff7437a3c75f9be330e7f63e9ee6bbdc54394303.jpg

Me and my giant escape 3.

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Forum: Commuting
12-26-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By mr geeker

i got a new mechanics stand.

i got a new mechanics stand.
11-25-18, 12:37 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 25,347
Posted By mr geeker

Wouldnt know, I always wear my caps.

Wouldnt know, I always wear my caps.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,651,569
Posted By mr geeker

Two 27 x 1 1/4 inner tubes, $13.

Two 27 x 1 1/4 inner tubes, $13.
11-22-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 51,159
Views: 6,632,916
Posted By mr geeker

Centurion cavaletto - $100(West Des Moines)...

Centurion cavaletto - $100(West Des Moines) https://images.craigslist.org/00q0q_yiUuySSFN4_600x450.jpg
craigslist - Map data OpenStreetMap (http://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright)(google map...
Forum: Touring
11-22-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,022
Posted By mr geeker

des moines > bicycles - by owner Raleigh...

des moines > bicycles - by owner

Raleigh Technium Road Bicycle 12 Speed - $130 (Clive)image 1 of 3
https://images.craigslist.org/01717_a6IX0v53j39_600x450.jpg...
11-22-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By mr geeker

May the giant chicken bestow many a day of...

May the giant chicken bestow many a day of leftovers upon you. Happy Thanksgiving!
11-22-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13,375
Views: 2,654,325
Posted By mr geeker

This is my current project, it'll be the first...

This is my current project, it'll be the first geared bike I've "refurbished", but I'm up for the challenge!

www.bikeforums.net/20659478-post4
11-20-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

Or theyll be just perfect for the 27 x 1 1/4...

Or theyll be just perfect for the 27 x 1 1/4 wheels that go on it...
11-19-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

I had that many bmx's when I was a teen,...

I had that many bmx's when I was a teen, boardering on hoarders territory I mean. It's part of how I was able to buy my bazooka brand new. As far as the shop I bought it from knew, I was the first in...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,629
Posted By mr geeker

I have an escape 3, 2016 model year, and I agree...

I have an escape 3, 2016 model year, and I agree they are awesome commuters! The only bad thing I can say is that the stock tires suck horribly, but otherwise I'd recommend it all day.
11-15-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

I don't know how it is in New York, but here in...

I don't know how it is in New York, but here in the Midwest marrying your auntie is, at the very least, frowned upon :lol: As for the bike, I ended up paying $3 for the wheel, not the $2 that I was...
11-14-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

I may have found a front wheel for my $3 bike,...

I may have found a front wheel for my $3 bike, for $2 instead of the wopping $50 for a brand new one. I got to give credit to the asst. store manager at where I got the bike for this, shes awesome....
11-12-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 33,875
Posted By mr geeker

Adult beverage wise, I tend to go for fruity...

Adult beverage wise, I tend to go for fruity drinks that make it easy to have too many without realizing it.
11-12-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

No high stakes negotiations were involved, sorry....

No high stakes negotiations were involved, sorry. The story behind the price: I work for a nonprofit company that specializes in the sale of second hand merchandise, the bike itself was going to be...
11-12-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

A little work is right. it needs, if nothing...

A little work is right. it needs, if nothing else, a front wheel, which is why I got it for $3.
11-12-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/kimg0775_70da31905413f704b4687288bfeca6a539ed5c94.jpg...
11-11-18, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

it's in my car and i'm in my nice toasty house......

it's in my car and i'm in my nice toasty house... I can post pictures tomorrow.
11-11-18, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By mr geeker

$3 bicycle

I recently bought an "old" giant quasar road bike for $3 at work (it was going to be tossed in to the scrap bin otherwise) and I cant really find anything on it except that it's from the late 80's....
Forum: Commuting
11-10-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By mr geeker

cry... seriously though, I plan to hide from...

cry...

seriously though, I plan to hide from the cold & maybe try to turn the $3 road bike I bought into something ridable.
Forum: Commuting
04-06-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,963
Posted By mr geeker

my workplace installed one of these...

my workplace installed one of these...
Forum: Touring
02-25-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,539
Posted By mr geeker

I plan to do some day trips this year, maybe an...

I plan to do some day trips this year, maybe an over-nighter or two if finances allow. But that's about it.

This is one I plan on doing about mid summer: https://goo.gl/maps/QiRbcm6YtcJ2
Forum: Commuting
02-25-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,179
Posted By mr geeker

On the note of bike lanes, in my area bike lanes...

On the note of bike lanes, in my area bike lanes are where cars park. I've called the traffic enforcement division of my local P.D. on several occasions, and on multiple routes, and nothing changes....
Forum: Commuting
02-24-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,817
Posted By mr geeker

Spring.

Spring.
Forum: Commuting
07-19-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By mr geeker

Makes me glad I don't own a vehicle...

Makes me glad I don't own a vehicle...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,773
Posted By mr geeker

What keeps me motivated for daily bike commuting?...

What keeps me motivated for daily bike commuting? Not wanting to be fat like the average American driver. That and not owning a car.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 97,437
Posted By mr geeker

Does a dude in a velomobile count? I saw him...

Does a dude in a velomobile count? I saw him Friday on my way home.
05-03-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 9,597
Posted By mr geeker

Your right, there is a difference in fuel...

Your right, there is a difference in fuel consumed, never said there wasn't. Main reason that EV are more environmentally friendly compared to regular automobiles, is that there are less of them to...
05-02-17, 06:11 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 9,597
Posted By mr geeker

mwalsh5757, Electric vehicles are every bit as...

mwalsh5757, Electric vehicles are every bit as polluting as a gas powered vehicle, the source of the pollution just happens to be increased power plant production instead of exhaust emissions...
05-01-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,176
Posted By mr geeker

I would rather ride a bicycle than drive. Driving...

I would rather ride a bicycle than drive. Driving makes me a nervous wreck, the only time I even really give it any kind of serious thought is when the weather is exceptionally craptastic.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By mr geeker

wouldn't it though :innocent:

wouldn't it though :innocent:
Forum: Commuting
04-14-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By mr geeker

Don't have one of those anymore either, it got...

Don't have one of those anymore either, it got thefted this winter.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-17, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By mr geeker

Yeah... my smart phone is so old (~6 yrs) it...

Yeah... my smart phone is so old (~6 yrs) it doesn't do apps anymore. Heck, it's so old verizon had to spend 20 minutes looking up the open code for them to work on it, and spent another 5 trying to...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,593
Posted By mr geeker

Nah, roadies are the people who give you the...

Nah, roadies are the people who give you the stink eye when they pass you, if you say something to them about it, with all of an inch between the two of you with nary a word of warning. At least...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,943
Posted By mr geeker

I don't own a car, don't really have a desire to...

I don't own a car, don't really have a desire to own a car, but I do have a license and access to a car if need be. About 14 years ago I owned a car for roughly 6 months... :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
03-23-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,828
Posted By mr geeker

Pbj in a locking sandwich container, tossed in a...

Pbj in a locking sandwich container, tossed in a soft cooler and either put in my basket or throw it over my shoulder.
Forum: Commuting
03-13-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 98,298
Posted By mr geeker

My commute was a snowy ride along a series of...

My commute was a snowy ride along a series of bike trails. Oh, and it was scenic :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
03-08-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,924,414
Posted By mr geeker

My winter ride, still tweaking basket placement....

My winter ride, still tweaking basket placement. The rack is off an exceptionally cheap folder I have yet to take down to the local bike collective to either be some other individuals dream bike......
Forum: Commuting
03-08-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,701
Posted By mr geeker

A stand, designated for kicking?.... phenomenal!

A stand, designated for kicking?.... phenomenal!
03-06-17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 78,367
Posted By mr geeker

I predict, in five years, I will pass gas on my...

I predict, in five years, I will pass gas on my ride to work...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-17, 07:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,139
Posted By mr geeker

I chose other... it depends on if they say...

I chose other... it depends on if they say anything on what my reaction to being passed by someone on an e-bike would be.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-17, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By mr geeker

I didn't like the rating section, it ask me to...

I didn't like the rating section, it ask me to rate variables and then explain. For the explaining I simply said "no".

Also, I took it multiple times with different responses to "muddy the waters"...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-17, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By mr geeker

What Mig said. On the other hand I rarely use the...

What Mig said. On the other hand I rarely use the trail system, so take my opinion with a grain of salt.
02-12-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By mr geeker

Take a soft cooler, like a lunch bag and use it...

Take a soft cooler, like a lunch bag and use it to keep cold crap cold. It's what I do.
02-12-17, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,812
Posted By mr geeker

:thumb:

:thumb:
02-11-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,821
Posted By mr geeker

@wolfchild...

@wolfchild (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=112025), I can honestly say I have no desire to own a vehicle. If by some horrible chance I were to have a vehicle, that would mean someone gave it...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 50,593
Posted By mr geeker

*in my best zombie impersonation voice* bikes.......

*in my best zombie impersonation voice* bikes.... biiikes... biiiiikkeesss

what, I remember when zombies still said brains.
Forum: Commuting
02-11-17, 02:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,989
Posted By mr geeker

My main commuter nowadays is a 2016 (purchased in...

My main commuter nowadays is a 2016 (purchased in Aug. of 2015) Giant escape 3, my secondary is a '95 Schwinn frontier. the Schwinn has a 15" frame and technically is way small for me, even though...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-17, 12:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,112
Posted By mr geeker

1. What are your favorite aspects of commuting by...

1. What are your favorite aspects of commuting by bike?
The exercise I get while heading to work

2. If you were trying to convince someone to start commuting by bike, how would you "sell" the...
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