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Forum: Commuting
05-31-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,120
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Too much? As in, "Is the LBS skyrocketing the...

Too much? As in, "Is the LBS skyrocketing the price of the bike when it actually costs $300.00?" Too much?

If you like the bike, if the bike fits you, and if you can afford the bike, get the bike....
Forum: Commuting
05-31-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,027
Posted By WrenchDevil6

So what you're saying is that you're better than...

So what you're saying is that you're better than my brothers on the ground, kicking doors, and getting killed on a daily basis?

It's ok, you just keep walking your bike like a child and let those...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-08, 09:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,042
Posted By WrenchDevil6

And where would you have moved to? Into cross...

And where would you have moved to? Into cross traffic? Into the crosswalk? How far would you have had to move before the dog stopped barking? How far are you willing to move to accommodate a pet...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,042
Posted By WrenchDevil6

And you're making the assumption that, with the...

And you're making the assumption that, with the driver/dog and the cyclist both being at the head of the line at a traffic light, that the dog would not continue barking at the windshield.

While...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,042
Posted By WrenchDevil6

That video is from the future. If you notice the...

That video is from the future. If you notice the URL; it's from may3008. It's good to know that we're still going to be using shotguns a thousand years from now. WOOT!!
Forum: Commuting
05-30-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,042
Posted By WrenchDevil6

It has nothing to do with the dog and everything...

It has nothing to do with the dog and everything to do with the owner of the dog. The dog didn't lean out the window and say, "hey buddy, could you move forward so my owner can't see you?"
Forum: Commuting
05-30-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,042
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Yeah, it's a shame that a guy with a...

Yeah, it's a shame that a guy with a barking/lunging dog cannot muster the common courtesy to roll up his window. We should all stop riding bikes in case we come across someone with a dog in their...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By WrenchDevil6

I don't see: Handgun and Concealed Carry Permit,...

I don't see: Handgun and Concealed Carry Permit, on the list.

Just throwin' it out there.
Forum: Commuting
05-30-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,042
Posted By WrenchDevil6

The dog was in a car... You read that part,...

The dog was in a car... You read that part, right? Not likely to be ankled by the dog from inside a car.
Forum: Commuting
05-30-08, 03:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,042
Posted By WrenchDevil6

So, let me get this straight... The majority of...

So, let me get this straight... The majority of commuters here on these very forums demand equal rights to the road and piss and moan when they aren't treated with respect as another vehicle on the...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By WrenchDevil6

I beg to differ... Fruity Dino Bytes do actually...

I beg to differ... Fruity Dino Bytes do actually taste better than Fruity Pebbles. Over the years, Fruity Pebbles developed a weak preservative taste.

...I'm just sayin' :innocent:
Forum: Commuting
05-28-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,418
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Light tune-up= Living Room Heavy/Overhaul=...

Light tune-up= Living Room
Heavy/Overhaul= Basement

My tools, my time=no downtime
Forum: Commuting
05-28-08, 04:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,665
Posted By WrenchDevil6

A professional what? The man that picks up your...

A professional what? The man that picks up your trash is a professional. The hooker down the street is a professional.

Commute or don't, but don't put on heirs.

3 miles and you're afraid to...
05-27-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By WrenchDevil6

That's what I did.

That's what I did.
05-27-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc. I'm biased. ;) ...

Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc. I'm biased. ;)

It's worth saving for, if you have to do that.

But if not, get the Spec'd that you can get.
05-26-08, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Personally, I don't think that you can do any...

Personally, I don't think that you can do any better at that level.

I have a Spec'd Hardrock Comp Disc.
05-25-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,192
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Agreed, that's about as close as you're going to...

Agreed, that's about as close as you're going to get, but the head tube and the wishbone is off. I'd say that it's a custom/one-off. Still a good deal if it fits you.
05-25-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,192
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Yeah, we know what it looks like, but it only...

Yeah, we know what it looks like, but it only half looks like yours. 1997 Bontrager Ti is what's in the pic... Not what you have.
05-25-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,192
Posted By WrenchDevil6

I would say yes, but the Bontrager Ti's that I...

I would say yes, but the Bontrager Ti's that I have seen have a shorter headtube, but... It's as close as I've seen.

$100.00? Ride it like you stole it, because for that price, you did.
05-24-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,192
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Definitely titanium, but I'm pretty sure that...

Definitely titanium, but I'm pretty sure that Haro didn't make a Ti bike in the mid-nineties.

I'm at a loss. We should go recruiting.
05-24-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,192
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Yeah, I saw the Haro in the pic name, but I...

Yeah, I saw the Haro in the pic name, but I related it to a username more than a bike.

Closest Haro that I'd consider would be the Impasse, but it didn't have a wishbone, just an A-frame.

Todd...
05-24-08, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,192
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Custom? Rather Sweetpea-esque when you think...

Custom? Rather Sweetpea-esque when you think about/look at it. That HT space makes me want to weld a gusset in there.

Dunno. Looks like comfortable geometry though.
05-21-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc.

Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,259
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Whew! That's a good thing. I doubt that you...

Whew! That's a good thing. I doubt that you could put on make up and be as cool as Alice Cooper. But if you ever try, please, please for the love of all that is holy, post pics.
Forum: Commuting
05-19-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,259
Posted By WrenchDevil6

I'm guessing that you've never been hit. I...

I'm guessing that you've never been hit.

I was hit wearing a BRIGHT white/red Spec'd shirt, yellow/gray shoes, riding a silver bike, at 1PM on a clear blue/sun shiny day, while executing a proper...
05-19-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By WrenchDevil6

What condition is the bike in. How much was it...

What condition is the bike in. How much was it ridden? How hard was the original owner on the bike? And your friend must be a reeeally good friend to give you a $4000.00 bike that is still very...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Page 13 (Green Deeply Rooted at Brown) of the...

Page 13 (Green Deeply Rooted at Brown) of the above linked PDF, states as much. No need to go to an outside source.

Probably wouldn't be a bad idea to read a document from the company that's...
Forum: Commuting
05-16-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Be safe, and welcome to the show.

Be safe, and welcome to the show.
Forum: Commuting
05-16-08, 04:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Oh man, you saw a bikeninja? And lived to talk...

Oh man, you saw a bikeninja? And lived to talk about it, no less.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By WrenchDevil6

No, then I'd bring my other U-lock and have the...

No, then I'd bring my other U-lock and have the pair.
05-15-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 977
Posted By WrenchDevil6

This is my other lid, sans stickers...

This is my other lid, sans stickers (http://www.xsportsprotective.com/protec-b2-hassan.html), it has SXP technology as well, but I'm not sure that I'd trust the shell to multiple impacts. An SXP...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Med school? Get a trailer. :D

Med school? Get a trailer. :D
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By WrenchDevil6

U-Lock is either in a bag or my hip pocket. ...

U-Lock is either in a bag or my hip pocket.

Chain is usually thrown over my shoulder or in a bag.

All depends on where I'm going and how long the ride is, and the security is worth the weight....
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Kryptonite Customer Service FAQ ...

Kryptonite Customer Service FAQ
(http://www.kryptonitelock.com/CustomerService/FAQ.aspx)

As far as being worth a grand or more? Yeah, my bike is. And honestly, it's priceless to me as it is my...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By WrenchDevil6

I use this...

I use this (http://www.kryptonitelock.com/Products/ProductDetail.aspx?cid=1001&scid=1002&pid=1168) in combination with this...
05-15-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 977
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Not necessarily... My Giro remedy is only 4.9oz....

Not necessarily... My Giro remedy is only 4.9oz. heavier than the Spec'd Deviant carbon. No difference in comfort. BIG price difference.
05-15-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,086
Posted By WrenchDevil6

You're getting veeeery sleeeeepy.... You...

You're getting veeeery sleeeeepy....

You want a Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc (http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=32573) with Rhythm Control Tires...
05-15-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,086
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Yeah, I forgot about Tom. He's the exception in...

Yeah, I forgot about Tom. He's the exception in my opinion. Still, I'm always impressed with his tenacity and results.

How's your recovery coming, Tom? (not to go off topic)
05-15-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,086
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Phatkat, I'm all for you getting a bike and...

Phatkat, I'm all for you getting a bike and joining our ranks, and while I think that a Spec'd Hardrock Comp Disc frame with Rhythm Control 2.3 tires would serve you well, I would suggest this:
...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-08, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Maybe the reason that he wanted to go on about...

Maybe the reason that he wanted to go on about his business is that he had just stolen that bike and was avoiding scrutiny.

Just a thought.
05-13-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,977
Posted By WrenchDevil6

http://www.arielbravy.com/photoblog/images/2006092...

http://www.arielbravy.com/photoblog/images/20060924185206_rugby.jpg

Don't kid yourselves. The only reason for "football" and lacrosse is the lack of testes to play the only sport worth playing.
...
05-13-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By WrenchDevil6

That rocks! Is that a matte finish in that lid?

That rocks! Is that a matte finish in that lid?
Forum: Commuting
05-13-08, 10:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,383
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Same here. The whole sport of rugby would pretty...

Same here. The whole sport of rugby would pretty much come to a screeching halt if we subscribed to any sort of "give a sh**" about people's opinions of our appearance. :roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting
05-13-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,383
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Dead Girls Can't Say No... That's damned funny. ...

Dead Girls Can't Say No... That's damned funny.

My gamertag is my username. I'm very familiar with online team affiliation. I led a team that was number one in the world for nine months...
05-13-08, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Mmmmm... bacon.

Mmmmm... bacon.
05-13-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,092
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Rivets can easily be drilled out and replaced. ...

Rivets can easily be drilled out and replaced. The only issue that you face is that the back side of the rivet (drilled out portion) is going to be permanently housed inside your frame. Pop rivet...
05-13-08, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By WrenchDevil6

I use this Giro Remedy....

I use this Giro Remedy. (http://www.xsportsprotective.com/giro-remedy-matte-smog-cityscape-2008.html)

Here's (http://www.xsportsprotective.com/giro-remedy-red-black-2008.html) the Remedy in...
05-12-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Yes. I use Spec'd Rhythm Controls...

Yes.

I use Spec'd Rhythm Controls (http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCEqSection.jsp?sid=EquipTires26_2.2)
I would use the Compound Controls but I have occasion to take some alternate routes and...
05-12-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Looks like maybe your QR did some rubbing and...

Looks like maybe your QR did some rubbing and chipping.
05-11-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By WrenchDevil6

Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc

Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc
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