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Forum: Commuting
06-16-08, 02:34 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,598
Posted By Urban Shooter

Commuting to work at 4:00am has its advantages. ...

Commuting to work at 4:00am has its advantages. Almost no traffic, nice and peaceful and except for the occasional run-in with road kill it is pretty safe. Coming home is the challenge, traffic...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-08, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,631
Posted By Urban Shooter

I took my 2006 Gary Fisher Opie and converted it...

I took my 2006 Gary Fisher Opie and converted it to single speed for my daily commute. Its still a beast but it has always been reliable.

http://ividdy.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/opie1.jpg
07-22-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Urban Shooter

Stem Shifters and Gearing

I have an old Fuji road bike with stem shifters and a 6 speed freewheel in the rear. Is it possible to go up to a 9 speed cassette using the same shifters? I realize that I would also need to...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-06, 12:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By Urban Shooter

I stand by my post. How hard is it to stay on...

I stand by my post. How hard is it to stay on the proper side of the road/trail? And in my opinion, it is those cyclists/joggers who choose to go against traffic that should be held accountable.
Forum: Commuting
07-07-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By Urban Shooter

Kudos to you. I have gotten so sick and tired of...

Kudos to you. I have gotten so sick and tired of joggers and cyclists who ride the wrong way that I have taken to purposely veering into them. So far I have not run anyone down but I won't lose any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-06, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 502
Posted By Urban Shooter

I must be extremely lucky because I have had...

I must be extremely lucky because I have had several bees and wasps bounce off my arms and face while riding but I have yet to be stung. Knock wood.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 279
Posted By Urban Shooter

I think Lance is smart enough to avoid the entire...

I think Lance is smart enough to avoid the entire issue. Anything he says would only draw further attention to the accusations being made against him.
Forum: Commuting
07-02-06, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Urban Shooter

Have no fears about taking your bike on MAX or...

Have no fears about taking your bike on MAX or Tri-Met. In the many years I used both, I never had an issue except as stated above. Rush hour can be a bit crowded. As far as having your bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Urban Shooter

LeMond had faded from peoples memory and is using...

LeMond had faded from peoples memory and is using this to get some attention. It is actually quite pitiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 461
Posted By Urban Shooter

Actually, I think those were implants.

Actually, I think those were implants.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-06, 11:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,056
Posted By Urban Shooter

Why does everyone give this advice? When I first...

Why does everyone give this advice? When I first went looking for a road bike here in Albuquerque I had a $300-400 budget and guess what. Not one LBS or dealer cared about my budget. The cheapest...
06-24-06, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,079
Posted By Urban Shooter

441 CrMo frame is one of the best that was made.

441 CrMo frame is one of the best that was made.
Forum: Commuting
06-24-06, 06:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,556
Posted By Urban Shooter

It's crazy. Well, I don't own a car. I am a...

It's crazy. Well, I don't own a car. I am a single parent with three kids. I work full time. Yet, I have managed to arrange my life so that I can remain car free. It is pretty easy, it just...
06-24-06, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 700
Posted By Urban Shooter

I will only go onto the sidewalk if the road is...

I will only go onto the sidewalk if the road is too dangerous. Personally, I hate seeing yahoos who ride on the sidewalk, often times against traffic. But to each his own.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-06, 05:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,073
Posted By Urban Shooter

Honorary? Heck, I am a certified pretentious ass...

Honorary? Heck, I am a certified pretentious ass off and on a bike! :eek:
06-23-06, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,131
Posted By Urban Shooter

Fuji Grand SE

Anyone have any idea how to obtain some background on the Fuji Grand SE 12 speed? I just picked one up and I assume it is from around the early 80's but have been unable to learn anything about this...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 702
Posted By Urban Shooter

I agree, it is 99% mental. I ride in the high...

I agree, it is 99% mental. I ride in the high 90's quite a bit here in Albuquerque and the bottom line is you just have to get used to it. I do not think Roody should have made that comment at the...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,073
Posted By Urban Shooter

To be a roadie you must first learn to become a...

To be a roadie you must first learn to become a pretentious *******.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-06, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By Urban Shooter

I guess this means that nobody has heard of a...

I guess this means that nobody has heard of a Fuji Grand SE road bike. I kinda figured that because I have only seen a few vague references to them.
Forum: Commuting
06-19-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,864
Posted By Urban Shooter

When I lived in Portland plenty of people riding...

When I lived in Portland plenty of people riding Tri-Met put their bikes on the front and I never heard of anyone having their bike stolen that way. Also, the design is pretty good so no fears about...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-06, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By Urban Shooter

Fuji Grand SE Info

So I decided to buy this old Fuji Grand SE bike but can't find too much info on them. I got it just to use as a commuter until I can afford a nicer road bike. It seems like it is a decent frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,374
Posted By Urban Shooter

Depends on what kind of components you are into,...

Depends on what kind of components you are into, brand name wise. I know for a fact that you can find wheelsets for well under $500.
06-18-06, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,947
Posted By Urban Shooter

broken record

broken record
06-18-06, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By Urban Shooter

The seats look a little to low.

The seats look a little to low.
Forum: Commuting
06-18-06, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Urban Shooter

Gaaahhhh! Forgot the sunscreen.

I spent the better part of yesterday spinning around Albuquerque on my bike and at the end of the day my upper body looked like a lobster. The funny thing is that I did not feel drained like I...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,229
Posted By Urban Shooter

This post broke my B.S. detector, the poor thing...

This post broke my B.S. detector, the poor thing is still smoking after reading this story. 40mph going down a steep hill maybe.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-06, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By Urban Shooter

Oh my god, you are right, my saddle smells bad.

Oh my god, you are right, my saddle smells bad.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-06, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By Urban Shooter

Commuting Without Bike Shorts

Today I am riding to work naked from the waist down. I'll let you know how it goes later, unless I am arrested for indecent exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-06, 07:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,596
Posted By Urban Shooter

My number one reason for choosing not to ride is...

My number one reason for choosing not to ride is that I am afraid that people will look at me.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-06, 01:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,235
Posted By Urban Shooter

Handicap toilet stalls and handicap parking are...

Handicap toilet stalls and handicap parking are apples and oranges. For one thing, if you park in a handicap spot chances are you won't be able to tell when someone in need truly needs it. But,...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-06, 01:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,235
Posted By Urban Shooter

Dude, you are an idiot and self-righteous. Most...

Dude, you are an idiot and self-righteous. Most people realize the handicap stalls are for handicapped persons and would never think of using one if it were in fact needed by said handicap person.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-06, 01:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,235
Posted By Urban Shooter

Let's start a thread here discussing those...

Let's start a thread here discussing those pre-rush hour turtle head droppers.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-06, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 864
Posted By Urban Shooter

Large items I move but the MUP here in...

Large items I move but the MUP here in Albuquerque has too much broken glass to remove even if I brought a broom with me. I hate stupid ****ers who break glass on the sidewalks and paths.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-06, 12:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,235
Posted By Urban Shooter

I have to use the handicap stall at work, it...

I have to use the handicap stall at work, it gives a level of privacy. However, on Monday I had just changed out of my cycling shorts and went to set them on the little ledge and I missed and they...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-06, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Urban Shooter

I feel your pain, I feel the same way about that...

I feel your pain, I feel the same way about that miserably ass who owns Bike Coop. I stick with Two Wheel Drive also because I live near UNM.
Forum: Commuting
06-07-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Urban Shooter

I agree, this seems to be a good route.

I agree, this seems to be a good route.
06-06-06, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,914
Posted By Urban Shooter

Only a little b!tch would ride a bike like that.

Only a little b!tch would ride a bike like that.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-06, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,694
Posted By Urban Shooter

I noticed that I gained a few extra m.p.h. just...

I noticed that I gained a few extra m.p.h. just by switching so you should notice the gain immediately.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-06, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Urban Shooter

Word to your mother. I work an odd shift so I...

Word to your mother. I work an odd shift so I doubt I'll be able to partake in any festivities. Besides, I tend to be a little gassy in large groups.
06-03-06, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,013
Posted By Urban Shooter

I have an Onguard u-lock that was recently...

I have an Onguard u-lock that was recently attacked by what appears to have been a hammer. It cracked the plastic on one end but did not open and I have had no problems locking and unlocking it...
06-03-06, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Urban Shooter

Wheelset Storage Advice

I recently purchased a second wheelset for my MTB so that I now have one set for commuting and one set for freeriding. This is the first time I have had a second wheelset so my question is this.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-06, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,694
Posted By Urban Shooter

I am quite happy with my 26 x 1.5 WTB...

I am quite happy with my 26 x 1.5 WTB Slickasaurus tires. Not extremely narrow but after switching from the Bontrager 26 x 2.5 that came with my bike I seriously noticed performance gains and...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,347
Posted By Urban Shooter

Those extreme commuters are complete idiots. ...

Those extreme commuters are complete idiots. Wow, you get a bigger home or larger yard and all you trade for it is time away from your family. Sick. This is just my opinion.
Forum: Commuting
05-31-06, 08:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,417
Posted By Urban Shooter

Why do people continue to bore us with their...

Why do people continue to bore us with their wattage?
Forum: Commuting
05-31-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By Urban Shooter

I think the entire point is the fact that these...

I think the entire point is the fact that these spaces are given out based on seniority and if you were to give it away it would cause issues if someone got the space over a more senior person. ...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By Urban Shooter

The cable company never sleeps, and it never...

The cable company never sleeps, and it never stops raising its rates. I did my usual 12 mile commute with almost clear roads both ways.
Forum: Commuting
05-29-06, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,219
Posted By Urban Shooter

I mounted his girlfriend but it wasn't on a bike.

I mounted his girlfriend but it wasn't on a bike.
Forum: Commuting
05-29-06, 12:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By Urban Shooter

I grew up in Sacramento, it sounds like everyone...

I grew up in Sacramento, it sounds like everyone there is still an a-hole.
Forum: Commuting
05-26-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By Urban Shooter

Mash through the wind, spinning is for girls.

Mash through the wind, spinning is for girls.
Forum: Commuting
05-24-06, 08:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,499
Posted By Urban Shooter

U N M

U N M
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