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04-26-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By devildogmech

It's stamped "Made in Taiwan" Thanks...

It's stamped "Made in Taiwan"

Thanks Ya'll!
04-26-10, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By devildogmech

What exactly do I have and what to do with it?

Hey all,

I'm a RN and at my hospital, I found this old Schwinn in the lost and found. Apparently it had been there for about 5 years. The Nuns who run the place gave me the bike for a $50 donation...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By devildogmech

Ditto ...

Ditto
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/WRGBarnebee/Bicycle/DSC_0021.jpg

Cost less than $1 for U-bolts to mount to the rear rack. Gotta buy litter anyways.:D
Forum: Commuting
04-25-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,404
Posted By devildogmech

Ya'lls handlebars are backwards........ ...

Ya'lls handlebars are backwards........
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/WRGBarnebee/Bicycle/DSC_0020.jpg
Forum: Commuting
04-21-10, 04:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,045
Posted By devildogmech

Tell me..... YOU MUST BE A MARINE!:D

Tell me..... YOU MUST BE A MARINE!:D
Forum: Commuting
04-21-10, 03:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,045
Posted By devildogmech

You have probably the COOLEST Doc ever! I...

You have probably the COOLEST Doc ever!

I had mine done after Boy#3.... If I left the decision up to the wife, we would be on #6 by now! We have three boys and she desperatly wants a girl.... not...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 123,487
Posted By devildogmech

I was able to pick up an old (to me!) Schwinn...

I was able to pick up an old (to me!) Schwinn World tour (late 70's early 80's). The hospital I work at had it in the lost and found for the better part of a decade. I told the sisters I would make a...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,440
Posted By devildogmech

You didn't call 911 and report a Hit and...

You didn't call 911 and report a Hit and run....... because why?
Forum: Commuting
03-12-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By devildogmech

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_pXhAazBzDFg/STknH_111HI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_pXhAazBzDFg/STknH_111HI/AAAAAAAAApY/4KCBd9Zds9s/s400/madagascar_penguins_152.jpg

Smile and wave boys....... Smile and wave.....


I feel incredibly lucky. Outside from...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,440
Posted By devildogmech

No no no..... "Sticks and stones may break my...

No no no..... "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but WHIPS AND CHAINS EXCITE ME!"

:D
03-11-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By devildogmech

Bike for a BEAST of a 9yo

Hey all,

My oldest boy is 8 1/2 and looks closer to 12! He is too big for his TREK 20". We went to the LBS today to look at what was available...... the 24" kids bikes are too small I think. He...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,052
Posted By devildogmech

Dude I broke two ribs a couple of years ago...

Dude I broke two ribs a couple of years ago crossing some RR trax that ran 45' to the road. I tried to pop my front wheel over, but landed flat ontop of the track.... I hit the ground and had a...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,605
Posted By devildogmech

My kitty litter bucket Panniers! They cost...

My kitty litter bucket Panniers!

They cost about $0.65 for the u-bolts and lock nuts to mount them. They are HUGE, water proof and ....... well essentially FREE!

Not to look like a dork, I...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,659
Posted By devildogmech

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_pXhAazBzDFg/STknH_111HI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_pXhAazBzDFg/STknH_111HI/AAAAAAAAApY/4KCBd9Zds9s/s400/madagascar_penguins_152.jpg

Smile and wave boys..... Smile and wave
:D
Forum: Great Lakes
03-03-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By devildogmech

Scummer.... the saying is "it's like teaching a...

Scummer.... the saying is "it's like teaching a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig!"


or

"It's a moo point;..... you know, like a cow's opinion really matters"


:D
Forum: Commuting
03-03-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By devildogmech

I bought my Trek 750 used on CL for $200. It was...

I bought my Trek 750 used on CL for $200. It was recently tuned, with new tires and brakes. Ran like a champ for about 1500 miles till I ended up spending $350 on a full tear down/ rebuild w/ new...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,597
Posted By devildogmech

A beautiful almost spring day in NWIN! Mid 40's...

A beautiful almost spring day in NWIN! Mid 40's with a stiff (head on!) breeze. Almost warm enough to forgo the goretex jacket..... Almost.
Forum: Commuting
03-03-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,189
Posted By devildogmech

I think the comp just died completly............

I think the comp just died completly......... Looks like I will be going with out for a while.......:(
Forum: Commuting
02-18-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,189
Posted By devildogmech

Hookd on fonix man!!!! I'm just going to...

Hookd on fonix man!!!!

I'm just going to start over... New year, new season new mileage! (and maybe start a spread sheet..... My OCD thanks you! :D)
Forum: Commuting
02-18-10, 07:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,189
Posted By devildogmech

:twitchy: What did I start!!!! :speedy: ...

:twitchy:

What did I start!!!!
:speedy:


Thanks guys. I needed the laugh this morning!:D
:hug:
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,189
Posted By devildogmech

I could, But I don't know what the exact mileage...

I could, But I don't know what the exact mileage was...... I'm a little OCD, in that I wont put in the mileage unless I know it exactly!
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,189
Posted By devildogmech

Wisenheimer!!!!! :p

Wisenheimer!!!!!
:p
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,305
Posted By devildogmech

Ok.... the troublemaker in me wants to say........

Ok.... the troublemaker in me wants to say..... "If you didn't live in the Socialst Repulic of Kalifornia, get your CCL and there should be no comlaint"....... Yeah, like Starbucks would allow an...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,189
Posted By devildogmech

Noooo!!!!!

The battery in my cyclocomputer died!!!!! I lost my mileage!!!! I was over 1,000 miles on the bike (I was liking being able to brag to the non bikers at work about how far I had ridden......)...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,198
Posted By devildogmech

The dichotomy of your life?

Hey all,

I had an epiphany this morning.... I'm sitting on the couch with the wife and kids, enjoying a lazy saturday morning. I'm reading the threads on BF, and looking for new parts for my Trek....
Forum: Commuting
02-05-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By devildogmech

Back on the bike!

Hey all,

Just had to tell someone! After about 4 months of crazyness, life has settled down and I'm able to ride back and forth to work again! I figured even though its february in Chicagoland I'd...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-22-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By devildogmech

City Cyclery - Cal City

Hey all,

I just picked up my old Trek 750 from City Cyclery and rode it home. OMG!!!!! It feels like a completely different bike! I know this is what any good shop can do, but these guys did good...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-03-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,075
Posted By devildogmech

Strike one for the good guys!

Strike one for the good guys!
Forum: Commuting
07-23-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By devildogmech

Well, I don't use waterbottles, I use a...

Well, I don't use waterbottles, I use a Camelback. I also Have a second set of brazeons for a second cage if I wanted to mount it..... I don't.

I got two full trips to work and back on one charge...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By devildogmech

iHome2Go Review

Hey all,

I saw someone post a link to this thing, and thought it looked cool enough to drop $50 on one (After shipping). I picked one up from Amazon and it came in the other day.

Here is a...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By devildogmech

UPDATE!!! I got a new tire! It took about...

UPDATE!!!

I got a new tire! It took about ten phone calls after I sent the busted one in. Nashbar "Lost" the package with the old tire..... But they finally sent one out. I put it on and have over...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By devildogmech

Anyhoo, I called Nashbar, and they said to...

Anyhoo,

I called Nashbar, and they said to send it in and they would replace it no questions asked. They even offered to send me a new one (free shipping) and credit back my debit card when they...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By devildogmech

Putz...... You're right, WAS one heck of an...

Putz......

You're right, WAS one heck of an author:notamused:

:p:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
06-14-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,139
Posted By devildogmech

Do the two kitty litter buckets bolted to my rack...

Do the two kitty litter buckets bolted to my rack count?
Forum: Commuting
06-14-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By devildogmech

Opinions are free.... take em' for what they're...

Opinions are free.... take em' for what they're worth.

He was also a disabled WWII Veteran who couldn't do much of anything but write. And write he did.

My OPINION is that he is one heck of...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By devildogmech

I got it through Nashbar.... Big sale and I had a...

I got it through Nashbar.... Big sale and I had a gift card for graduation..... I'll call their cust serv # tommorow and see what the deal is....
Forum: Commuting
06-14-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By devildogmech

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/WRGBarnebee/...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/WRGBarnebee/Bicycle/UltraGatorskinhole.jpg

Less than 10 miles!!!!!!
Forum: Commuting
06-14-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By devildogmech

Kinda Miffed......

I just put some BRAND NEW Ultra Gatorskins (700x28) on my trek... I spent the day with the kids, following my son and his friends, and towing the littles in the trailer... I get home, no big deal, no...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-09, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By devildogmech

??? You felt a 'sting' when you touched the...

???

You felt a 'sting' when you touched the skin? You felt 'fluid' around the knee cap?

Sounds like you have a pretty bad contusion. That's hard to do on a bike (My left knee gets all swollen...
05-20-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,420
Posted By devildogmech

Well, I called Xtracycle today. They said that...

Well, I called Xtracycle today. They said that they no longer make a 700c specific kit, is because the only difference was the location of the brakes. They said they have 30 or so 700c kits left in...
05-19-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,420
Posted By devildogmech

Right now I really don't have a need to haul...

Right now I really don't have a need to haul heavy loads, unless you call a 4yo boy a heavy load :D

I have an 8yo boy who is up on his own bike, but have a 4yo and 2yo (boys!!!) who are trying to...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By devildogmech

Man, I just CANNOT work 11-7's. I'm a Nurse. I...

Man, I just CANNOT work 11-7's. I'm a Nurse. I can do it once in a while, but after about three days in a row, I get sick.... How ya'll do it, I just don't know. The commutes are easy though, aren't...
05-19-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,420
Posted By devildogmech

True Cost of Xtracycle kit....

Hey all,

I really want a Big Dummy, but there is no way I can afford $2K+ for a bike (my wife would KILL me!). I figure the next best route is to 'upgrade' my Trek 750 Multitrack (mid 90's frame)...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-09, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,698
Posted By devildogmech

That crack wasn't welded, it was braized........

That crack wasn't welded, it was braized..... Much weaker..... If it had been MIG or TIG welded, it would have been just as strong (if not stronger) than new. The braized repair will not last long....
05-18-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By devildogmech

If you don't mine my asking, what did it cost to...

If you don't mine my asking, what did it cost to have the LBS install the kit for you? I can do it, but just don't want to..... Rather have a pro install something like that. I want one!!!!
Forum: Commuting
05-17-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By devildogmech

Xtracycle long tail kit

Hey all,

I have come to the decision that I need to add a Free Radical Kit (from Xtracycle) to my Trek. I have three boys, only one of whom is on his own bike.... The two little ones are going to...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By devildogmech

Ultra Gator Skins or Hard Cases?

Hey all,

I'm getting ready to buy some new tires. The local shop carries both Gators & Hard Cases, But their cost on the Gators is about $25 more than on line. Their Hard Cases are right on par...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 06:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,416
Posted By devildogmech

Go have a friendly chat with the owner. If his...

Go have a friendly chat with the owner. If his hands are greasy when you walk in, he might just be a good guy. It can't hurt to ask.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-09, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By devildogmech

If you go with the thudbuster, let me know, I'll...

If you go with the thudbuster, let me know, I'll buy the pump post! :D
Forum: Great Lakes
05-14-09, 07:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,075
Posted By devildogmech

Please DON'T post this idiot's info..... I would...

Please DON'T post this idiot's info..... I would hate to see someone take matters into their own hands....

I second the option of a civil suit. I had to sue an idiot who caused a car accident in...
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