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09-12-08, 12:08 AM
08-21-08, 11:25 AM
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08-06-08, 10:19 PM
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Forum: Commuting
07-23-08, 09:19 PM
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07-11-08, 12:35 PM
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Forum: Great Lakes
07-10-08, 12:13 PM
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Forum: Great Lakes
06-18-08, 11:45 PM
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06-08-08, 01:00 AM
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Ah, the D2R2, some day I will have the time,...

Ah, the D2R2, some day I will have the time, strength and guts.
02-27-08, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By AverageCommuter

I can't even look at any of my bikes without...

I can't even look at any of my bikes without thinking of something he's written that I found helpful or just plain funny, and since I ride every day...
Forum: Recumbent
02-20-08, 04:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,372
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02-11-08, 07:38 PM
Forum: Recumbent
02-06-08, 03:39 AM
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Views: 2,980
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Forum: Recumbent
02-05-08, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,980
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Thanks. Believe it or not, it's made of wood....

Thanks. Believe it or not, it's made of wood. I've based it on the design in the first picture which is made by Sam Bennett. The rest of the pictures are mine in progress. It's laminated sheets of...
02-04-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By AverageCommuter

That's the same one I saw first. I remember...

That's the same one I saw first. I remember thinking "aw, man, I believed you. You didn't have to show me the fingers."

I know in the few e-mails I exchanged with him he always had something...
Forum: Recumbent
01-29-08, 10:11 PM
Forum: Recumbent
12-31-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,749
Posted By AverageCommuter

That is sharp! Laminated sheets of birch, huh? ...

That is sharp! Laminated sheets of birch, huh? It never crossed my mind to go that route. Now I've got a whole new direction to go with this. I can think of several different bikes I could make...
Forum: Recumbent
12-29-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,749
Posted By AverageCommuter

Anyone made a 2X4 recumbent?

I've seen a few posts from people considering making recumbents out of 2X4s, like the one that James Robinson sells plans for. Has anyone here actually completed one and if so, what did you think of...
Forum: Commuting
12-08-07, 02:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,187
Posted By AverageCommuter

Have you tried velo-orange.com? What they've got...

Have you tried velo-orange.com? What they've got isn't a full chain case like is on an Amsterdam, but I suppose it's better than nothing. Don't know how easy it's going to be to make a chain guard...
12-06-07, 01:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,748
Posted By AverageCommuter

Same here. I'm entering my third winter on the...

Same here. I'm entering my third winter on the same set of homebrews and I've yet to accidentally slip. It's an MTB fixie and I can make the rear skid on only the slickest of sections.
12-06-07, 12:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,007
Posted By AverageCommuter

Definitely! I used to watch TV constantly....

Definitely!

I used to watch TV constantly. Then as I was waiting for the operating room to open up so that I could undergo heart surgery I had a change of heart. (ack! do forgive me but i could...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-05-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By AverageCommuter

Absolutely. Peter White has the SON20XS with...

Absolutely. Peter White has the SON20XS with 100mm OLN and it's $275 for the hub alone. That's why I will have to continue to use the AA battery powered lights that I already have unless I can find...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-07, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By AverageCommuter

I'd also be interested in finding some place that...

I'd also be interested in finding some place that carries "global accessories" and is either in the US or will ship to the US. I want one of their Joule dyno hubs. I realize that the Schmidt hub is...
12-01-07, 12:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,713
Posted By AverageCommuter

This always seems to keep popping back up. ...

This always seems to keep popping back up.

The following statements may not be true everywhere, but they are true in most of the U.S.

Licensing fees only pay to keep the DMV functional, not to...
12-01-07, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,789
Posted By AverageCommuter

It's called "Albedo Effect". "Google" it "Rocket...

It's called "Albedo Effect". "Google" it "Rocket Scientist".
10-14-07, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By AverageCommuter

Maybe if I can ride it in the other direction. :D

Maybe if I can ride it in the other direction. :D
10-14-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,743
Posted By AverageCommuter

Pot v. Kettle

Pot v. Kettle
10-12-07, 02:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,632
Posted By AverageCommuter

On the one hand I agree with DataJunkie that you...

On the one hand I agree with DataJunkie that you should not base your diet around just one food. On the other hand if you plan to eat a lot of canned fish, the wild caught alaskan salmon is the way...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-11-07, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,534
Posted By AverageCommuter

JT1, I was just checking the weather and I think...

JT1, I was just checking the weather and I think the rain you are seeing is for the region where you live. There is no rain in the forecast for Ellettsville or anywhere in its vicinity on either...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-08-07, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By AverageCommuter

Great Ghost Rider Ramble?

Anyone ever ridden in this (http://www.greatghost.org/home) one? I'm just curious what to expect. It will be my second century ever and my first organized century.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By AverageCommuter

I'm pretty sure that the "ring" normally has one...

I'm pretty sure that the "ring" normally has one end of a strip of rubber (or rubberized cloth, I've never touched one myself) attached to it. I can't recall how the other end attaches but the piece...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-30-07, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,061
Posted By AverageCommuter

Yeah, sounds like you´re thinking of northern...

Yeah, sounds like you´re thinking of northern Indiana. That´s the first pic. Verrrrrrrrrra dull. The second pic is of southern Indiana. It may not be the Rockies or the Appalachians, but it´s not bad...
09-25-07, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By AverageCommuter

Actually it is the loads placed on them that...

Actually it is the loads placed on them that allows freezing weather to have the impact it does. Asphalt flexes under load. You can´t see it with the naked eye while watching a car drive past but it...
09-08-07, 11:57 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,038
Posted By AverageCommuter

Law of supply and demand. As the commodity...

Law of supply and demand. As the commodity becomes scarce, the price goes up. Not because it has become more expensive to provide, but because those who control it can demand pretty much whatever...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,263
Posted By AverageCommuter

150 miles a day for 21 days? That's only 2.5...

150 miles a day for 21 days? That's only 2.5 hours of ride time each day at 60mph. I don't think I know any motorcyclists who COULDN'T do that... and I know some fairly old riders.
09-08-07, 11:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,034
Posted By AverageCommuter

With all of this talk about tractors, I can't...

With all of this talk about tractors, I can't help but think that in SoCal what you are referring to is one of these...
http://www.bseps.org.uk/scf2k2/Massey_Ferguson-_scf2k2-mw3.jpg

It IS...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-07, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,215
Posted By AverageCommuter

Exactly. You could have the cure for cancer,...

Exactly. You could have the cure for cancer, aids, world hunger and environmental degradation but if come off like a f****** a****** when you share it with the world, no on is going to listen.
Forum: Commuting
09-01-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By AverageCommuter

?!?!?! Yeah I think your dad may want to...

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Yeah I think your dad may want to recheck his stats. There are approximately 40,000 deaths involving motorized vehicles each year and a mere 900 involving bicycles. Even if every single...
Replies: 71
Views: 4,014
Posted By AverageCommuter

That is too bad, hope she's ok.

That is too bad, hope she's ok.
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By AverageCommuter

Unfortunately I think that most of the people on...

Unfortunately I think that most of the people on this board who have actually ridden the D2R2 are currently at the PBP. You could check out the Blayley's site (http://www.blayleys.com/), they've got...
08-21-07, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,158
Posted By AverageCommuter

You might want to get a rain cape and I'm...

You might want to get a rain cape and I'm guessing you already have fenders. CAT has a rain cape here (http://www.catoregon.org/catstore.htm), and they're in Eugene, so pretty close to you.
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