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10-10-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By misterE0

I noticed this same thing this year. I handled...

I noticed this same thing this year. I handled the heat much better than usual as well though. 100 degrees didn't bother me. Before, anything above 85 and I was sweating so much I couldn't think! ...
10-10-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By misterE0

236.8 this morning! I haven't been this light...

236.8 this morning! I haven't been this light since probably sophomore year of high school. I'm only 10.8lbs away from my goal of 100lbs! So close now, I can't believe it.
09-30-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,201
Posted By misterE0

http://www.mapmyride.com/ is good.

http://www.mapmyride.com/ is good.
09-30-09, 12:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,657
Posted By misterE0

First and foremost, it's a TV show. I know that...

First and foremost, it's a TV show. I know that sounds obvious, but the primary purpose of it is to generate ratings and ad revenue. I found it to be interesting in the past, but the last several...
09-29-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By misterE0

I support my lbs as often as I can, but not if...

I support my lbs as often as I can, but not if they are 20% higher than online pricing. My shop always does well for me. Find a good one and stick with em where you can. If you do a good business...
09-28-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,833
Posted By misterE0

For me, it came down to which was more...

For me, it came down to which was more convenient. I was living in NY when I started and only 1 mile away from a trail...road biking there is a bit of problem for a novice because the traffic is so...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By misterE0

This is how I've always done things. I create a...

This is how I've always done things. I create a basic route using google maps, then drive it during my commute to and from work, adjusting it each time until I'm satisfied with it before biking it. ...
09-17-09, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,527
Posted By misterE0

It definitely costs the store a ton of money to...

It definitely costs the store a ton of money to have inventory like that. To get fit there and be able to buy/walk away with the right shoe is a huge service. Having stock on hand is a luxury many...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 30,214
Posted By misterE0

After looking for a solid year, I finally came up...

After looking for a solid year, I finally came up with one last night! Trek 820 21.5" for $65 on cl. In pretty good shape for what I want. Just needs new cables, a front tire, and a saddle. It'll...
09-15-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,497
Posted By misterE0

I thought they were called DUI bars :)

I thought they were called DUI bars :)
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 30,214
Posted By misterE0

they were, just sayin that's what the norm is...

they were, just sayin that's what the norm is here. :)
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 30,214
Posted By misterE0

Yea, occasionally they do come up, but so far not...

Yea, occasionally they do come up, but so far not in my size. I'm looking for an XL (21-22"). Older road frames come up a few a week usually, but the mtb's are harder to come by for some reason.
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 30,214
Posted By misterE0

$75 is a fine deal, depending on where you are. ...

$75 is a fine deal, depending on where you are. Here in St. Louis, a rigid mtb like that will be listed usually for $175+. Sometimes as much as $400. Yes, people are ridiculous, but around here...
08-14-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By misterE0

Same story for me, although when I was buying,...

Same story for me, although when I was buying, there were no Hoss's left that year, so my LBS put together a super tough Cinder Cone. The Hoss was the inspiration though.
08-03-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By misterE0

http://www.trailnet.org/ is a good place to...

http://www.trailnet.org/ is a good place to start. They hold a couple rides a week. Check your favorite bike shop as well, many of them host rides weekly.
08-02-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By misterE0

For me, food is still tough. I don't eat like I...

For me, food is still tough. I don't eat like I used to (out to eat 3x every day, plenty of snacking, tons of soda), but I also am not eating dainty meals. I eat when I'm hungry, but I try to make...
07-31-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By misterE0

haven't posted in a while...I've been stuck at...

haven't posted in a while...I've been stuck at 242 for the last couple weeks, but then I haven't been perfect on my diet, riding is great though! So I'm down 84lbs from a year ago. I hit some major...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By misterE0

i cant remember the link off hand, but someone...

i cant remember the link off hand, but someone posted a link detailing using colored heat shrink over existing housing. Looks great and is cheap.
05-05-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,663
Posted By misterE0

Black Quill Stems?

I've been hunting around for one and find them here and there on ebay, one at JensonUSA, the Profile-Designs H2O, but I haven't seen the right deal (cheap!). Does anyone know of a source for these? ...
05-02-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,919
Posted By misterE0

I do the wallet/phone thing on every ride. If I...

I do the wallet/phone thing on every ride. If I don't want to carry the wallet, I always bring my ID and some cash. $20 if I have it. And of course, I'm sure it's played to death, but my favorite...
05-01-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By misterE0

www.climbonline.org (http://www.climbonline.org)...

www.climbonline.org (http://www.climbonline.org) is a great mtb club.
www.sbraweb.org (http://www.sbraweb.org/) is the large road bike club on the island, though I've never ridden with them.
04-30-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,525
Posted By misterE0

+2 on the Halo headbands. They do a great job of...

+2 on the Halo headbands. They do a great job of keeping sweat out of my eyes.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By misterE0

That's the impression I got just looking at them....

That's the impression I got just looking at them. Are the mallet's comfortable to ride unclipped, or do the clips poke into your feet a lot?
Forum: Commuting
04-27-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By misterE0

Candy C questions?

I use eggbeaters on my commuter and my mountain bike and would love to have them on my ss/townie as well in the form of a hybrid platform pedal. The Candy C's look like the ticket, but because of...
04-23-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,980
Posted By misterE0

The original Sky Blue finish on my Schwinn Le...

The original Sky Blue finish on my Schwinn Le Tour is pretty rough:
http://img48.imageshack.us/img48/5154/letourss.jpg

I'm going to attempt to do some touch up work, but there are just so many...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 136,463
Posted By misterE0

My new SS commuter. It's an '81 Schwinn Le Tour....

My new SS commuter. It's an '81 Schwinn Le Tour. Lots of fun to ride!

http://img261.imageshack.us/img261/5154/letourss.jpg
04-21-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,653,160
Posted By misterE0

My new SS project/Frankenstein/townie ...

My new SS project/Frankenstein/townie

http://img261.imageshack.us/img261/5154/letourss.jpg
04-20-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,415
Posted By misterE0

NiteRider MiNewt Mini-USB...

NiteRider MiNewt Mini-USB (http://www.niterider.com/prod_minmini.shtml) up front (~$95) and a Blackburn Mars 3 (http://www.blackburndesign.com/lights.html#mars_3) in back (~$15). It's a bit of an...
04-17-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By misterE0

any hobby store should have Testors. Or Walmart...

any hobby store should have Testors. Or Walmart near the toys.
04-16-09, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By misterE0

That has to be a 27". I thought it was the...

That has to be a 27".

I thought it was the superior based on the color. Unless the white balance is off, that doesn't look like Scarlet Red, but then again, I've never seen that color in person. ...
04-16-09, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By misterE0

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1980_1990/1981_...

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1980_1990/1981_06.html

I know nothing about your bike, but the color is possibly a match. Looks sharp!
Forum: Commuting
04-16-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,142
Posted By misterE0

The gearing is part of it I think. I can't see...

The gearing is part of it I think. I can't see exactly what it is, but your chainring looks tiny on the mountain bike. That would certainly contribute to a low top speed.
04-14-09, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,747
Posted By misterE0

anyone else have any experience with this guy's...

anyone else have any experience with this guy's work? The prices are great...I'd love to put together a lugged steel roadie.
04-14-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By misterE0

axiom racks are really only designed to hold...

axiom racks are really only designed to hold axiom panniers though (i love them, i have the other version of the rack you linked and the kootenay panniers). The top of the rack is very narrow and...
04-11-09, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,016
Posted By misterE0

I like sliced up cucumber dipped in mustard cut...

I like sliced up cucumber dipped in mustard cut with a little lite ranch.
04-11-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By misterE0

that looks like it! Thanks for the help! The...

that looks like it! Thanks for the help! The serial is 1081, so apparently April 18, '81. Poor guys had to work on a saturday.
04-11-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By misterE0

Trying to ID my Schwinn Le Tour

I've looked through the print materials at http://www.geocities.com/sldatabook/publications.html and looked through the Bunch O Bikes serial db, but still cannot find anything that adds up with my...
04-10-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By misterE0

i've tried a lot of these. My favorite is...

i've tried a lot of these. My favorite is myfatsecret.com. I hate the name, but it has a lot of nice features. Also has an iGoogle app so you can add it to your google page.
04-10-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,357
Posted By misterE0

yea, injets cannot produce white, no combination...

yea, injets cannot produce white, no combination of colors equals white. I've pm'd JRestore and I've bought the set from that guy on ebay already! I'm waiting to hear back from him, I think I'm...
04-09-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,357
Posted By misterE0

Schwinn Le Tour decals?

Anyone have a line on where to find a good selection of Schwinn stickers? I've looked on ebay and the Schwinn forums and searched here, haven't found anything solid. I'd love to find some color...
04-08-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,404
Posted By misterE0

I think it's great you stopped to help the...

I think it's great you stopped to help the guy...but I'm curious what you were hoping for? The guy needed some help and you volunteered yourself and your supplies. If you didn't want to help him,...
04-06-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By misterE0

as far as automatic route selection, I'm not...

as far as automatic route selection, I'm not aware of any. gmap-pedometer.com is good for plotting routes though. It's google based, but you choose the route point to point.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,663
Posted By misterE0

busses, both city and school. They never seem to...

busses, both city and school. They never seem to attempt to give any room at all and buzz right past me. The city busses will pull over and slam the brakes at their stops with 0...
04-03-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By misterE0

I bought a bike and started cycling right when I...

I bought a bike and started cycling right when I quit. It was, and still is good motivation to keep away from the smokes. The first few days are difficult while you figure out what to do with...
04-03-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 18,607
Posted By misterE0

Well, FWIW, I had my card info stolen last month...

Well, FWIW, I had my card info stolen last month and the guy was buying airline tickets all over europe. It was a big pain to deal with, but I did get everything back finally. I have purchased...
04-03-09, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,723
Posted By misterE0

At 326 I bought a Kona Jake with 36 spoke wheels...

At 326 I bought a Kona Jake with 36 spoke wheels built to handle the weight and a Kona Cinder Cone with a strong wheel build and a heftier fork than stock. I was going to get a Hoss, but couldn't...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-09, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By misterE0

Yes, I've got the 28's on my Jake for commuting. ...

Yes, I've got the 28's on my Jake for commuting. They really made a big difference smoothing out the bumps in the road and I've not had a flat since installing them. A pain to install for sure.
03-29-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 989
Posted By misterE0

I'm 27, 6'3" and started at 326 last year. ...

I'm 27, 6'3" and started at 326 last year. Weighed in at 262 yesterday :). 32 pounds to goal, and I just bought a new old bike for me this weekend. It was a Schwinn Le Tour that I've converted to...
03-29-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By misterE0

Taylor 5576 body fat scale...

I've had this for a while and I forgot how to get it to measure body fat %. Anyone happen to know the procedure?
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