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10-13-09, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,445
Posted By Wulfheir

I've done 4 winters with a studded tire on the...

I've done 4 winters with a studded tire on the front and knobby on the rear. No accidents yet, knock on wood.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-09, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,816
Posted By Wulfheir

This is my first post in a year and a half. ...

This is my first post in a year and a half.

-6C, 1.5 inches of powder.

I got my motorcycle license back in May, but stayed on my Kona until June, when I did a 200km ride to raise money for...
05-28-08, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Wulfheir

Thanks for the help. I replaced the cassette...

Thanks for the help.
I replaced the cassette and the skipping is gone!
I measured 24 pins of the old chain, it was a pubic hair over 12 1/8 inches. Looks like I over did it.
I maintain my bike...
05-15-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Wulfheir

Al, This may be just a case of neglecting my...

Al,
This may be just a case of neglecting my bike too much. During the winter, I tend to just ride it until spring with no maintenance. I hate working in the cold.

I did not measure the old...
05-15-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Wulfheir

Skipping Chain - I'm kind of a newb.

I have a Kona Fire Mountain mountain bike. I use it for commuting. Roughly 10,000 km on it.
3 rings in the front, 8 gears in the rear. The gears in the back are newish. The middle ring in the...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,869
Posted By Wulfheir

Because I didn't know they made other kinds when...

Because I didn't know they made other kinds when I bought it, and the salesman didn't try to educate me.
Forum: Commuting
03-18-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,523
Posted By Wulfheir

Thanks for the responses, I knew there would be...

Thanks for the responses, I knew there would be some good ones. This actually happened a few mins ago and the reply that came to me was in the form of another question; "Is Lance Armstrong homeless?"
Forum: Commuting
03-18-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,523
Posted By Wulfheir

Give me a one line response.

New guy at work walks into my cube: "There's a bike in your cubicle."
Me: "Yeah."
Guy: "Are you homeless?"
Me:

Give me a one line response.
01-15-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Wulfheir

There is evidence that driving while talking on a...

There is evidence that driving while talking on a cell phone, either handheld or hands free DOES increase risk to road users. They are simply choosing to endanger a group of innocent people over...
01-15-08, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Wulfheir

Health Region bans cell phones, doctors say no.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/calgary/story/2008/01/14/doctors-cellphones.html

Doctors may choose to ignore CHR's cellphone ban

Some doctors are concerned a new Calgary Health Region policy banning...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

54km/hr headwinds gusting to 78km.

54km/hr headwinds gusting to 78km.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

I stopped the theft of my bike on saturday. ...

I stopped the theft of my bike on saturday.

My bike was locked downtown at an office building (petrocanada). As I approach the bike racks I notice a crackhead bent over a bike workin' on the...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-07, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

Snowed last night. No accumulation on roads,...

Snowed last night. No accumulation on roads, some slippery spots but that was it. Chilly zero degrees.
Forum: Commuting
10-10-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

I think I need a new middle ring cause my chain...

I think I need a new middle ring cause my chain is sliding over it when I crank hard from red lights.
I'm off the bike for a week anyways 'cause I'm goin' to vegas.
Forum: Commuting
09-28-07, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

i usually bike at 6:20, today i biked at 7:35 omg...

i usually bike at 6:20, today i biked at 7:35 omg what a difference. i almost died a bunch of times, got buzzed a million times, i flew countless birds and asks several drivers to get out of their...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

I tuned my derailers and lubed the chain and...

I tuned my derailers and lubed the chain and pumped up the tires last night and it ran like a new bike. I really should do that more often than once every 3 months.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

First sub zero ride of the season. Sounds of car...

First sub zero ride of the season. Sounds of car engines turning over, squealing power steering belts and ice scrapers.
Forum: Commuting
07-30-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Wulfheir

Java + Biking = No Skin Cancer

Well, not exactly, but we could be reducing our risk.

http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2007/07/30/caffeine-skincancer.html

Caffeine and exercise may help prevent skin cancer
Last Updated:...
07-26-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,192
Posted By Wulfheir

My social network revolves around drinking beer,...

My social network revolves around drinking beer, having bbqs and generally being active. There is almost no obesity in the bunch.
07-26-07, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Wulfheir

It is my understanding that core strength is a...

It is my understanding that core strength is a term created and pushed by the yoga and callanetics people to promote their practice.
07-25-07, 11:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,771
Posted By Wulfheir

How do they perform at -30C ?

How do they perform at -30C ?
07-25-07, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Wulfheir

Ice it, rest it, call your doctor.

Ice it, rest it, call your doctor.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 766
Posted By Wulfheir

Never with keys, but sometimes I roll out my work...

Never with keys, but sometimes I roll out my work clothes to find a sexy laced thong instead of boxer's.
Forum: Commuting
07-24-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By Wulfheir

Just buy another pair of cheap third world child...

Just buy another pair of cheap third world child slave labour produced khaki's while you are there.
07-23-07, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By Wulfheir

Recently a highway in Toronto was closed, which...

Recently a highway in Toronto was closed, which directed commuters to other arteries. The back-up of traffic on one of the arteries resulted in a road rage incident, which closed that road due to...
07-19-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,572
Posted By Wulfheir

The gov't isn't running it.

The gov't isn't running it.
Forum: Commuting
07-19-07, 07:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 41,694
Posted By Wulfheir

I have a powdercoating booth at work, that price...

I have a powdercoating booth at work, that price does not sound excessive.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

Don't you know that it's common to ride a bike...

Don't you know that it's common to ride a bike around calgary while reading your favourite novel? :D
Forum: Commuting
07-18-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Wulfheir

Thanks for the replies. I've attached an...

Thanks for the replies.

I've attached an image of a traffic calming bulb.

It's actually a playground zone, not a school zone (sorry). A school zone is only active on school days, from 8am to...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

The sound of rain, hail, thunder, and the visuals...

The sound of rain, hail, thunder, and the visuals of lightning filling the house with white light woke everyone up around 5am. I asked my wife to drive me in, but by the time I was in the shower the...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-07, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By Wulfheir

I was driving the other day and in the same trip...

I was driving the other day and in the same trip approached a red light in the curb lane. A cyclist also travelling in the curb lane comes to a stop close to the apex of the curved curb with his...
07-17-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By Wulfheir

I did the 1-ton challenge a few years ago, and...

I did the 1-ton challenge a few years ago, and tried to sell my reduction on ebay, mostly as a joke. I got no interest :(
Forum: Commuting
07-17-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Wulfheir

School Zones

In Calgary, school and playground zones are 30km/hr regardless of the presence of children or not. As I'm approaching the start of a school zone (100m maybe), a motorist comes up behind me. It...
07-13-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Wulfheir

1.75tube in a 1.5 tire

My brother's tire says 26"x1.5". I have a spare 26"x1.75-2.25" tube. Will this get him home? Can't patch his busted one.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

Yesterday I took the long way home and came...

Yesterday I took the long way home and came across a poor young woman who bailed on her bike. I got her up and off the road and sought help from a woman in the neighbourhood to get her cleaned up. ...
07-05-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,643
Posted By Wulfheir

I love my credit cards. Every purchase I make is...

I love my credit cards. Every purchase I make is insured. They are ultra handy booking hotels, test driving bikes, renting tools, buying stuff online. My credit card provider works for my interest...
07-04-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Wulfheir

Winter biking is easy. Cagers miss more work...

Winter biking is easy. Cagers miss more work days due to break-downs and collisions. Makes me wish my bike wasn't so damn reliable so I could get those days off too.
Forum: Commuting
06-29-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,572
Posted By Wulfheir

Tell your brother to mention it during sex.

Tell your brother to mention it during sex.
Forum: Commuting
06-28-07, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

My ride was pretty normal. My wife decided to...

My ride was pretty normal. My wife decided to try cycle commuting yesterday. We got her a trek comfort bike last week. She rode 6km to the c-train station, then trained to work. I biked to her...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-07, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By Wulfheir

weak one, hehe.

weak one, hehe.
Forum: Commuting
06-27-07, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By Wulfheir

I have contacts which are more porous than...

I have contacts which are more porous than standard ones because of my prolonged use of computers. I've never had a problem with them cycling. I do, in most cases, wear sunglasses or safety glasses...
06-26-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,464
Posted By Wulfheir

I make my own beer and wine (and spirits) at...

I make my own beer and wine (and spirits) at home. The kits I buy come in 15L(4g) and I put 1 or 2 in my trailer.
06-26-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,211
Posted By Wulfheir

I make my own beer and wine (and spirits) at...

I make my own beer and wine (and spirits) at home. The kits I buy come in 15L(4g) and I put 1 or 2 in my trailer.
06-20-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,114
Posted By Wulfheir

The vatican could do more to save lives if they...

The vatican could do more to save lives if they said it was okay to use condoms.
Forum: Commuting
06-19-07, 03:16 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-19-07, 02:43 PM
06-18-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,236
Posted By Wulfheir

Cops are former high school bullies, do what they...

Cops are former high school bullies, do what they say until they leave you alone, then carry on your marry way.
Forum: Commuting
06-18-07, 10:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,209
Posted By Wulfheir

1. Going from knobby to slicks. 2. HID...

1. Going from knobby to slicks.
2. HID headlight.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-07, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,910
Posted By Wulfheir

Nice commute. Bicycle commuters at my work...

Nice commute.

Bicycle commuters at my work are multiplying. It has gone from 1 or 2, to 6. People who I would never consider riding are showing up on their bikes.
Forum: Commuting
05-31-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,323
Posted By Wulfheir

We have tile floor so I just let a huge mess...

We have tile floor so I just let a huge mess accumulate under it, then either have the janitor clean the floor, or just do it myself. Usually the latter.
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