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02-10-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,552
Posted By david.l.k

Ah folks and their text-o-phobia. Texting is like...

Ah folks and their text-o-phobia. Texting is like an abbreviated e-mail, the main advantage of which is rapid asynchronous communication. Receiving a text is much faster than checking a voice-mail...
01-27-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By david.l.k

Very nice, my interest has been aroused. Now I've...

Very nice, my interest has been aroused. Now I've never built a bike from scratch, this is something I would like to do, but what sort of investment am I looking at? Plus will this bike be good for...
01-27-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By david.l.k

I've considered the extra cycle but I'm partial...

I've considered the extra cycle but I'm partial to riding with a bag. I've had a push the envelope messenger bag but I'm going to upgrade to the new Chrome Warsaw bag. My buddy got the bag and the...
01-27-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By david.l.k

New bike idea's > comments wanted

I live in the city of Toronto, just moved back and am currently sans bike :-(
I'm going tree planting in a few months so when I get back I'll have some cash to throw around.
I was thinking about...
05-05-07, 08:02 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,542
Posted By david.l.k

I couldn't agree more. Bicycles are great because...

I couldn't agree more. Bicycles are great because you can use them regardless of fitness level.
A hurculean physique is deffinatly not required. I personally don't believe in the bulky "Herculean"...
05-02-07, 05:07 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,542
Posted By david.l.k

What the general public doesn't seem to realize...

What the general public doesn't seem to realize is that the very patern of our urban development that makes the car such an "essential" commodity is a recent invention. No patern of human development...
12-24-06, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,470
Posted By david.l.k

My messenger bag can fit a 24. If you used a...

My messenger bag can fit a 24.
If you used a bike trailer you could probably carry a keg or two, or a mountain of other sorts of alcohol. Depends how big the trailer is. Skies the limit.
12-24-06, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By david.l.k

This year I'm patroling at a ski hill in the...

This year I'm patroling at a ski hill in the city, it is painfully small so I can't handle more than two years before commiting suicide from boredom. It has three runs, a ski run, a board run and a...
12-01-06, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,991
Posted By david.l.k

Sorry bro, but I gotta disagree, anyone can get...

Sorry bro, but I gotta disagree, anyone can get powerful and muscular, it just takes dedicated training. You think Bruce Lee was born that way, he worked his ass off (no pun intended) to attain that...
12-01-06, 04:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,552
Posted By david.l.k

Two year ago before I started biking everywhere I...

Two year ago before I started biking everywhere I was 245 pounds and couldn't do a full push-up at that time I was at 40% body fat. I'm down to 235 today and aproximatly 20% body fat. I bike...
12-01-06, 03:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,079
Posted By david.l.k

We all feel your pain bro, I've certainly had...

We all feel your pain bro, I've certainly had this happen to me. Let me share a little saying I've concoted

A boyfriend is like a goalie, sometimes you can get a puck in the net sometimes you...
12-01-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By david.l.k

This year I'm working at a tiny little ski hill...

This year I'm working at a tiny little ski hill (more of a ski mound really) in the city so it's close, the hill has 3 runs, a ski run, a boarder run, and a mixed run. I am a boarder, I used to ski...
11-30-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By david.l.k

I'm going to college next year to be a...

I'm going to college next year to be a firefighter. I'm just saying that I'm going to wait till I'm past the broke ass student stage of life to buy a car.
I think I might go with a diesel and run...
11-30-06, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By david.l.k

Ski pataroller/mountain biker, suggestions on staying car-free

I am currently 19, still living with the parents. I love biking, and I love the fact that if I stay car-free I will have one less expense. My only problem is that I am a Ski patroller (first winter...
05-26-06, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By david.l.k

Disc break questions

I'm currently running hayes mechanical breaks but I have a buddy who busted up his bike and is willing to sell me the hydrolic breaks from his bike for 50 bucks I'm wondering because I was interested...
05-15-06, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By david.l.k

Take your body weight in pounds. Divide that...

Take your body weight in pounds. Divide that number by 2. Drink that number (in fluid ounces) of water a day.
05-14-06, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By david.l.k

I got into moutain biking about 3 weeks ago now....

I got into moutain biking about 3 weeks ago now. I have experience commuting year-round for the past year. If you think sand is bad wait till you hit the snow covered streets with the same commuter...
05-14-06, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By david.l.k

I got a flat today, the hole was a cut about 10...

I got a flat today, the hole was a cut about 10 mm or so long. Do I need to worry about repairing or replacing the tire. A new inner tube is definatly in the pipeline, but I'm wondering about the...
05-11-06, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,547
Posted By david.l.k

That has to be the worst first aid I've ever...

That has to be the worst first aid I've ever seen. I'm a Wilderness First Responder and I'm appalled that they didn't imobilize him and transport him out on a spinal board, but no they stood him up...
05-11-06, 04:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,502
Posted By david.l.k

I got me some 13 dollar construction glasses,...

I got me some 13 dollar construction glasses, amber lenses, I took em out riding today and they were great, maybe I'll get some better sunglasses at some point but they work well and I want to save...
05-08-06, 07:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,502
Posted By david.l.k

Sunglasses

I recently discovered that sunglasses are a must, as a fast downhill right after a mud crawl will send bits of mud flinging up at your face. The problem with my current sunglasses is that they are...
05-04-06, 03:18 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,908
Posted By david.l.k

I ride a Specialized hardrock comp, but am unable...

I ride a Specialized hardrock comp, but am unable to post pictures at the moment. I got the one with the army green paint job.
04-26-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,991
Posted By david.l.k

I'm 18 and an avid cyclist, I'm just getting into...

I'm 18 and an avid cyclist, I'm just getting into the moutnain biking however, I'm picking up my bike on friday, a specialized hardrock comp I think, the army green. I ride for transport year round....
04-19-06, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By david.l.k

I was wondering if anyone could share what has...

I was wondering if anyone could share what has worked for them regarding different frames and manufacturers.
04-19-06, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By david.l.k

Looking to get into mountain biking, need advice

I'm an avid cyclist, riding is my primary mode of transportation, by choice. I want to get into mountain biking, I'm pretty sure I don't want to go with a bike that has full suspension, the most I...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-06, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,802
Posted By david.l.k

I allways lock the bike if the bike isn't within...

I allways lock the bike if the bike isn't within my reach, even if I can see it, someone could be on it and away before I could turn and look at it again. I carry a U lock and a half inch cable, the...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By david.l.k

I can't comment regarding the laptops in...

I can't comment regarding the laptops in messenger bags, but they are great. I have a cavernous bag made by a local buisness that are just superb. They are totally weather proof by having the bag...
03-27-06, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By david.l.k

Swimming

I swim, which seems to limber me up a bit. Swiming is a great activity to cross train really with anything. It gives you a fantastic cardio work out but there is zero impact or strain because you are...
03-07-06, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 984
Posted By david.l.k

What are you snacking on?

I have recently discovered that I probably should be snacking more during the day. But I have zero imagination so I was wondering what sort of things you all take to snack on. Things that stand up...
03-07-06, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By david.l.k

Some good books I've read are Carfree cities...

Some good books I've read are
Carfree cities web site (http://www.carfree.com/) Very indepth look at how one would design and run a ver nice car free citie. I want to live in one.

Urban Bikers'...
03-06-06, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By david.l.k

Groovy man thems be some gnarlyness (insert...

Groovy man thems be some gnarlyness (insert generic hippy comment here)
03-06-06, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By david.l.k

Books

Anyone read any good books about the car-free movment. Anything is good, nut's and bolts of how to go car-free books, books about car-free urban planning, or books about the impact of cars, whatever,...
02-24-06, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By david.l.k

From what I've read, most thieves will only go...

From what I've read, most thieves will only go for bikes that they can steal in less than 30 seconds, I double lock my bike with a stock lock and a 1/2 inch cable now. Stock locks are actualy...
02-22-06, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By david.l.k

Bike theft?

I'm going to see a movie in down town toronto, and my dad is saying that I should take the TTC because my bike might get stolen, I have a bombproof lock, and a bike that is not particularily...
02-22-06, 06:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,154
Posted By david.l.k

Dude drop some of that ego, you've got way more...

Dude drop some of that ego, you've got way more than your fair share. I would have no problem with people owning cars if they caused no harm but the fact is that they do. You may say that a car...
02-21-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,154
Posted By david.l.k

Roody, your the man No offence intended DQ...

Roody, your the man

No offence intended DQ in fact I feel bad for you, because your are in the "if I don't own a lot of **** I'm poor" boat. I don't blame you, it's the attitude of our times, the...
02-18-06, 12:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,154
Posted By david.l.k

Okay, so I'm 18 I've only been riding for a year...

Okay, so I'm 18 I've only been riding for a year and this is my first winter season. The other day I was riding in freezing rain, I had a cake of ice on my jacket and pants (neither water proof) but...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-06, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By david.l.k

The only harrasment I've ever gotten is the...

The only harrasment I've ever gotten is the occasional horn and angry gesticulation through a closed window. I'm a huge guy, 6'5" 240 pounds of fit cycling/canoe tripping/wheight lifting body, the...
02-15-06, 04:05 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,022
Posted By david.l.k

Never forget that love is an illusion. The only...

Never forget that love is an illusion. The only exception are deep meditators who have deep love and compassion for all people and beings. Love as we know it is just an extension of ego. We love...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,674
Posted By david.l.k

I have noticed both of these things. Maybe not so...

I have noticed both of these things. Maybe not so good is I skip class more because I can't sit still. But when you have those moments where you meet people and they hardly recognise you is amazing.
Forum: Commuting
02-01-06, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,674
Posted By david.l.k

I started biking like carzy about a year ago. I...

I started biking like carzy about a year ago. I was pretty darn fat. I'm not like NoRacer yet. Still got a bit of reserve around the midsection but because I have a huge chest it doesn't show. Before...
02-01-06, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,632
Posted By david.l.k

It's funny. Just before I went to highschool I...

It's funny. Just before I went to highschool I was kind of a silly kid and I listened to **** like Lip Bisquit (I can't remember how to spell it but I think there was a Z somewhere in there because...
02-01-06, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By david.l.k

I'll be 19 and I'm in Canada so things might be...

I'll be 19 and I'm in Canada so things might be different. I'm pretty sure that someone will hire me, there's at least 20 different companies in Toronto, most big cities have quite a few.
02-01-06, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By david.l.k

Turn to him, smile, and silently thank him for...

Turn to him, smile, and silently thank him for giving you a chance to better develope tollerance and patients. If a driver gets out of a car, stay cool, if he gets physical fight back with all your...
01-31-06, 05:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,626
Posted By david.l.k

Now the best thing to do would be to quietly pick...

Now the best thing to do would be to quietly pick up the trash look at the guy and silently thank him for the oportunity to serve and to better develop my patience. He would feel so guilty after...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,465
Posted By david.l.k

A man is too cool for fenders A wise man is...

A man is too cool for fenders

A wise man is too cool for a stripe down his back

Most women seem to have the right idea with fenders, at least the ones I see on the streets
Forum: Commuting
01-30-06, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,690
Posted By david.l.k

I've done that. But wearing street clothes and...

I've done that. But wearing street clothes and riding a commuter. I was really desperate and I passed a dirty ally that was just calling my name. Never done a number 2 on a bike how would that work...
01-30-06, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By david.l.k

Any Bike messengers on the boards?

I'm just wondering if there are any bike messengers on the boards. I'm finishing highschool this year and I need a job from summer till just before summer next year. Because next summer I will embark...
01-29-06, 10:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,844
Posted By david.l.k

I just ordered a messenger bag. I ordered a push...

I just ordered a messenger bag. I ordered a push the envelope bag. They are made in Toronto (where I live). It's a small business run by former couriers. The bags are made to order so I got a forest...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-06, 10:11 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 33,947
Posted By david.l.k

A) Highschool student (fifth year) B) 9.5...

A) Highschool student (fifth year)

B) 9.5 km's

C) I change my shirt and use the good ole shower in a stick (deodorant)

D) I go to an alternative school which is on the top floor of a large...
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