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06-07-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By cycle16v

Bike snob dude careless discussion about cyclist

This guy was a guest on a local radio show and Dallas (not trying to promote this guy at all) and, in my opinion, was very arrogant with his representation of being a cyclist.

If I were a...
04-26-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By cycle16v

My girlfriend introduced me to Endomondo. She...

My girlfriend introduced me to Endomondo. She use it more for her walking and I use it for both walking and cycling. Endomondo is an an awesome app!

I don't care for map my anything product as...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,347
Posted By cycle16v

I bet that if you really looked and stayed...

I bet that if you really looked and stayed patient, you'd find a higher quality bike up on craiglist that is in your price range. I always see nice older model bikes out there that, if I didn't...
03-06-12, 11:04 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 19,092
Posted By cycle16v

While I have one of those head/helment-mounted...

While I have one of those head/helment-mounted mirrors, I prefer to use one of these attached to my drop handlebars and it's great!...
Forum: Texas
03-06-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,445
Posted By cycle16v

Specialized Armadillos? Maybe something with...

Specialized Armadillos?
Maybe something with reflective striping adds a nice safety touch too for your commute?!
Forum: Texas
03-02-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By cycle16v

Diggin' it! Lucky you!

Diggin' it! Lucky you!
02-14-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By cycle16v

oops. Thanks for the clarification.Chaio!

oops. Thanks for the clarification.Chaio!
02-14-12, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By cycle16v

Movie: The Bike Thief (1948)

I got up this morning and sat down to have a cup of coffee in front of the TV and was flipping channels and came across this movie, "The Bike Thief" in the channel listings.

The movie was just...
Forum: Texas
02-02-12, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By cycle16v

Plano, Texas on-street bicycling

I have to hand it to Plano, they are a really progressive city and wish I would have bought a home here when I first moved into the DFW area. ...
Forum: Texas
10-30-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By cycle16v

Oh, okay! It must have been a nice ride. Thanks...

Oh, okay! It must have been a nice ride. Thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: Texas
10-29-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By cycle16v

Who was that riding in Rowlett today?

Hey- I was heading home today and saw a group of riders(~20) heading west on 66 (Lakeview Parkway) right in front of Walmart.

I'd like to get in on the ride so let me know if it's being...
09-22-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By cycle16v

Thanks for sharing the video. I will say, it...

Thanks for sharing the video. I will say, it really bums me out that people just watched and no one would do anything about it. It's discouraging to watch because if that was one of my bikes, and I...
06-03-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By cycle16v

Bike science....

Hi all,

I'm a big fan of the Science Friday show and thought I would share with you a video they posted about how a bike can balance itself.

Something to think about on your ride, eh? Enjoy!
...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,736
Posted By cycle16v

This is exactly what I use too!! It looks like...

This is exactly what I use too!! It looks like you use the same MDX bag as well. Awesome!

I don't think I could have chosen a better solution for my bike. It's really a flexible design. Some...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By cycle16v

+1 Visit your local bike shops and go over your...

+1 Visit your local bike shops and go over your commute with them. They will be able to give you the best advice.
Forum: Commuting
01-24-11, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By cycle16v

Good job for pushing through the 10 degree...

Good job for pushing through the 10 degree weather! You're Army Strong!
Forum: Texas
01-08-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By cycle16v

I would choose the Cannondale. :)

I would choose the Cannondale. :)
12-12-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,256
Posted By cycle16v

Good luck. Most of what I've seen when cities...

Good luck. Most of what I've seen when cities actually put a bike lane is poor maintenance for it. You'll find it will be more a hazard lane for you because of all the trash/debris that, for some...
Forum: Texas
12-09-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By cycle16v

Dallas mayor takes one for the team...

Just thought I'd share with you. It looks like our mayor had a little fall off his bike and got banged-up a bit.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By cycle16v

I wonder if they like to ride?

I wonder if they like to ride?
Forum: Commuting
11-30-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By cycle16v

I wonder if they're hooker-n-fastners?

I wonder if they're hooker-n-fastners?
Forum: Commuting
11-30-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By cycle16v

where do I get one of those? (the vest I mean!)...

where do I get one of those? (the vest I mean!) :D
Forum: Commuting
11-29-10, 08:49 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,666
Posted By cycle16v

Let's read the article again. I believe we're...

Let's read the article again. I believe we're using the article out of context. The article describes a police scene with several emergency vehilces sitting around with their lights flashing which...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,666
Posted By cycle16v

Flash on buddy. I'd rather be perceived as rude...

Flash on buddy. I'd rather be perceived as rude than to not be seen. After all, isn't it why you spent the extra money on the light to be seen and get home safely to your family every day?
Forum: Commuting
10-18-10, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By cycle16v

+1 on the MTX trunk bag. It does it all for me!

+1 on the MTX trunk bag. It does it all for me!
Forum: Commuting
10-11-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,057
Posted By cycle16v

man! get his a***! Get a good video of it! Can't...

man! get his a***! Get a good video of it! Can't wait to see it!
Forum: Texas
10-02-10, 07:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,768
Posted By cycle16v

I'm glad you brought this story to the forum. I...

I'm glad you brought this story to the forum. I saw the story on TV last night. I was quite upset that the news story suggest the cyclist on the trail as the problem and the cause of the accident. ...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-10, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By cycle16v

Awesome! You know we don't get many of these...

Awesome! You know we don't get many of these stories but I'm glad they caught that b******!
Forum: Texas
09-17-10, 04:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,789
Posted By cycle16v

I'm sorry I got in on this discussion a little...

I'm sorry I got in on this discussion a little late. I often wanted to buy a Texas-branded bike jersey but I don't like a lot of the designs out there. I guess, what I want is a more subtle...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-10, 04:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,691
Posted By cycle16v

dude!? Why did you do that!? LOL! I love...

dude!? Why did you do that!? LOL! I love cycling too...but geeze!
Forum: Commuting
07-26-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,017
Posted By cycle16v

+1 (me too)

+1 (me too)
Forum: Commuting
06-21-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,601
Posted By cycle16v

I would get a new bike. I went through this a...

I would get a new bike. I went through this a few years back. I commuted on my mountain bike (which i put slicks and a rack on) but just after one season, I realized that I wasn't comfortable with...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By cycle16v

I hope I get a bike too for my daduation! ...

I hope I get a bike too for my daduation! However, that's a long way away, my dauhters are still in middle school!!!
Forum: Commuting
05-21-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,018
Posted By cycle16v

Agree with every here. Don't feel like you're...

Agree with every here. Don't feel like you're getting cheated by the price. Take the free accessory and move on. Just don't buy the extended warranties like under body sprays, nitrogen filled...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-10, 09:24 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 9,094
Posted By cycle16v

Always! I don't mount any bike without my helmet.

Always! I don't mount any bike without my helmet.
Forum: Commuting
04-29-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,408
Posted By cycle16v

My two cents about my computer... Buying...

My two cents about my computer...

Buying it:

1. I wanted it to be small so it could fit nicely on my handlebar stem.
2. I wanted it to be a simple one-button function.
3. I wanted it to be...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By cycle16v

Awesome MAN! Keep us posted on your progress! I...

Awesome MAN! Keep us posted on your progress! I want to hear where you ended up touring!
Forum: Texas
04-28-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By cycle16v

I feel sorry for you that you crashed but I...

I feel sorry for you that you crashed but I wouldn't blame the slow riders- you were the one who got impatient and decided to make your move. The "slow riders" have just as much right to use the...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-10, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By cycle16v

Although I don't have a bell yet, I would buy...

Although I don't have a bell yet, I would buy this one.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-10, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By cycle16v

I was in this same spot a couple of years ago. ...

I was in this same spot a couple of years ago. Touring or Cross cycle. I leaned more towards cross cycle bikes and only had a few choices but I decided on my Specialized Tricross Sport and I cannot...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By cycle16v

I started out using mapmyride.com and you can see...

I started out using mapmyride.com and you can see other people's bike routes but I got really tired of the heavy advertising on the site and gave it up.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By cycle16v

Congrats! I found it very nice too last year...

Congrats! I found it very nice too last year when US tax return turned out to be more than I expected and I paid off my commuter bike way early! So, no interest was applied to it either. Was very...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,403
Posted By cycle16v

Interesting problem and solutions. What about...

Interesting problem and solutions. What about 5-gallon bucket filled with concrete and a steel piple down the middle and some tamper-proof hardware to chain/lock your bike to? Anyways, thowing out...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By cycle16v

I actually broke my left arm because of a curb. ...

I actually broke my left arm because of a curb. Yup, broke the radial head off the tibia bone at my elbow. I had my road bike for only a month or so before I decided to go out for a quick spin...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By cycle16v

BIG CONGRATS! I'm glad you enjoyed your first...

BIG CONGRATS! I'm glad you enjoyed your first commute. Puts a different prospective on life doesn't it? It's just you, your bike, and that great feeling inside that got you hooked to it! Keep it...
Forum: Texas
01-22-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,668
Posted By cycle16v

If you're not restricted to just Plano, you can...

If you're not restricted to just Plano, you can always have a nice ride around White Rock Lake (10 miles/round trip) in Dallas. Not far from Plano and, in my opinion, always well worth the trip. :)
Forum: Commuting
01-19-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,305
Posted By cycle16v

looks good... load it up! :D

looks good... load it up! :D
Forum: Commuting
12-23-09, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By cycle16v

DUDE! That's awesome! Nothing like that down...

DUDE! That's awesome! Nothing like that down here in Dallas! Too cool! What is that little square at the bottom of your video? Your "head" light? Some red LED on it? Thanks for the ride!
12-23-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cycle16v

Dude- Mom can't go wrong with a simple "comfort...

Dude- Mom can't go wrong with a simple "comfort bike." My girlfriend loves her Trek Navigator 2.0. The navigator has girly colors and all. Take her into your LBS and get her seated on one and...
Forum: Commuting
12-22-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By cycle16v

Bus stories huh? I use the bus to get across a...

Bus stories huh? I use the bus to get across a long/dangerous couple of miles on my commute which share some of the same roads as the bus. I too think it's interesting to see the people faces as I...
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