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12-29-15, 12:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,730
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Assuming that someone who tried this would be...

Assuming that someone who tried this would be caught, of course.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-15, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 105,818
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I think it's safe to say trailmix has not only...

I think it's safe to say trailmix has not only won this thread, but all subsequent threads involving weird road finds.

I don't come across much. A 2-pound bag of rubber bands, unopened, and a...
08-13-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By illdoittomorrow

What? No mention of how property values will...

What? No mention of how property values will decline? Or how crime rates will soar? How no one will use it, because all cyclists are scofflaws?? Insurance and registration, even!

What kind of...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,424
Posted By illdoittomorrow

You haven't visited Calgary :D If I had a nickel...

You haven't visited Calgary :D If I had a nickel for every time someone veered a direction other than left for an emergency vehicle, I could buy you a plane ticket to come here and watch. With enough...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I haven't killed anything myself, but I've come...

I haven't killed anything myself, but I've come across a dead deer (got hung up in a fence, tried to chew one of its feet off before dying), and a dead skunk (got its head stuck in a jar it was...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,479
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Golfers, avoid replacing the steaming divot

Golfers, avoid replacing the steaming divot
11-07-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,802
Posted By illdoittomorrow

As always, the comments are good for a laugh......

As always, the comments are good for a laugh... liberals overregulating my life! Socialism! Marxism! Your not the boss of me and you can't make me! People (i.e., me) never obey speed limits anyway!...
10-26-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,379
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I'd like a hexacopter drone with a paintball...

I'd like a hexacopter drone with a paintball launcher-thingy mounted on it, for close air support. For under $400, too :D
10-26-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,379
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Would this work for you? You'd need a dynamo,...

Would this work for you? You'd need a dynamo, though... Sinewave Cycles | Sinewave Cycles (http://www.sinewavecycles.com/)
Forum: Commuting
10-21-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,614
Posted By illdoittomorrow

53) SOP for bus drivers here, when the road is...

53) SOP for bus drivers here, when the road is icy or covered in packed snow, is to stand on the gas and wait for the bus to move. Which makes for some highly polished and deep ruts.

54) Piles of...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-14, 12:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,927
Posted By illdoittomorrow

A whopping 65 inches. My bike has been geared...

A whopping 65 inches. My bike has been geared that low for ten years, and I'm jealous of anyone pushing something higher ;)
10-12-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,847
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I, for one, am glad that concern trolling has...

I, for one, am glad that concern trolling has absolutely nothing to do with it. Also, that you stand, alone and so courageously, for those poor, downtrodden, persecuted and oppressed motorists, and...
10-12-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,847
Posted By illdoittomorrow

You, in another thread: "It is just the same...

You, in another thread:

"It is just the same old, same old ranting about motorists (with no bicycling content) from the usual suspect(s)."

Your usual complete lack of self-awareness is amusing.
10-12-14, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,847
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Where's the cycling content in this post?

Where's the cycling content in this post?
Forum: Commuting
10-05-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,848
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I keep my hair pretty wash-n-wear short too. I...

I keep my hair pretty wash-n-wear short too. I can usually fix the worst of the mess on arrival by running my hands through my hair. When I kept my hair a bit longer I sometimes kept a brush in my...
Forum: Commuting
10-05-14, 01:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,741
Posted By illdoittomorrow

This, times however many magazines the library...

This, times however many magazines the library has, none of which are worth subscribing to.
09-26-14, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,155
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Smiling, waving, and blowing them a kiss works...

Smiling, waving, and blowing them a kiss works for me.
09-21-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,968
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Well, turnaround is fair play, after all... just...

Well, turnaround is fair play, after all... just sayin'.
09-19-14, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,968
Posted By illdoittomorrow

guns don't kill people, roadies kill people. Or...

guns don't kill people, roadies kill people. Or something...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-14, 12:15 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,525
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Well, hell, if what cobrabyte wears to work vexes...

Well, hell, if what cobrabyte wears to work vexes you so, why don't you just fire him and be done with it?

Oh, wait...
09-07-14, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Durned scofflaw wildlife! ETA: Oops, meant...

Durned scofflaw wildlife!

ETA:
Oops, meant to respond to Mr. Hairy Legs at #4 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) !
09-05-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,345
Posted By illdoittomorrow

The vehicles you mentioned all have one thing in...

The vehicles you mentioned all have one thing in common- mess with any of them and your car will wind up a mangled wreck (though that only reduces bad behaviour around heavy equipment and vehicles,...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,424
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Soma, Rivendell, Velo Orange, and probably a few...

Soma, Rivendell, Velo Orange, and probably a few others sell bells mounted on headset spacers. The stem on my bike is 1" threaded, but I was able to get a handlebar-mount bell around the shaft of the...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,237
Posted By illdoittomorrow

-cheaper than dirt -it's fun -no point in me...

-cheaper than dirt
-it's fun
-no point in me trying to find a parking spot on site for yet another gas-powered parade float when it's not necessary.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By illdoittomorrow

The only alternative I can think of is to contact...

The only alternative I can think of is to contact a shop in Toronto or even Barrie and see how much it'll cost to ship to you from there. Hopefully (fingers crossed!) that's cheaper.
Forum: Commuting
05-02-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,707
Posted By illdoittomorrow

El cheapo DE safety razor with Wilkinson Sword...

El cheapo DE safety razor with Wilkinson Sword blades- I can't find Gillette DE blades in stores anymore. I'll switch to looking for blades online soon since the quality of Wilkinson blades seems to...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,647
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Once, while stopping at a stop sign (though I...

Once, while stopping at a stop sign (though I didn't take the lane when I did), the driver behind me gunned it, swerved, and blew the stop sign on the wrong side of the road. It beat sitting there in...
03-11-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Semi-literate gomer gets his knickers in a twist...

Semi-literate gomer gets his knickers in a twist on the idiotorial page of the local fishwrap/used car flyer.

In other news, dog bites man.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,698
Posted By illdoittomorrow

IMO the writer of that sentiment likely has no...

IMO the writer of that sentiment likely has no experience with camping, homelessness, or people who have experienced either.



You've not only won this thread, but you could copy/paste this into...
12-21-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,712
Posted By illdoittomorrow

It doesn't. Everyone knows it's the fact that...

It doesn't. Everyone knows it's the fact that you're not paying gas taxes, insurance premiums, and registration fees that's the big deal, amirite?
Forum: Commuting
10-26-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Actually, I found the editorial both enlightening...

Actually, I found the editorial both enlightening and heartening.

I now realize that, no matter how completely I've lost touch with reality, the NY Times will still publish my fixation-fuelled...
Forum: Commuting
09-05-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,406
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Well, under Wentworth classification, those are...

Well, under Wentworth classification, those are likely mostly cobbles with a few boulders (pebbles = 4-64mm, cobbles = 64-256mm, boulders 256mm and larger, all along the longest axis, of course). ;)
08-14-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By illdoittomorrow

This, QFFT, +eleventy-one. With the supersized...

This, QFFT, +eleventy-one. With the supersized attitude to match.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-13, 02:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,337
Posted By illdoittomorrow

It's when a driver deliberately cuts in front of...

It's when a driver deliberately cuts in front of another car and then hits the brakes. The point is to do it quickly, and so close to the car in behind that its driver can't stop or swerve to avoid a...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-13, 11:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I see what you did there... ;)

I see what you did there... ;)
Forum: Commuting
07-23-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,429
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Finally, someone whose bike has a lower gear than...

Finally, someone whose bike has a lower gear than mine! (38x16 for me) :D

The only time I ever spun out was when I paced a pathlete who blew by me at 39 km/hr on the MUP. I'm a few km/hr slower...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,317
Posted By illdoittomorrow

<snorts> The one and only time someone ever...

<snorts> The one and only time someone ever flashed their lights at me, was an Audi under exactly the same circumstances.
Forum: Commuting
07-13-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,317
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I can imagine how yours feels. I feel for her,...

I can imagine how yours feels. I feel for her, too.
Forum: Commuting
07-13-13, 02:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,317
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Pick-ups aren't an exception. A few years ago, I...

Pick-ups aren't an exception. A few years ago, I looked at the price of a near top-of-the-line pickup at a Ford dealership: $85,000. That is not a typo.

Also, manners and brains are inversely...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-13, 01:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,317
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Having an easily-pricked ego must suck. I feel...

Having an easily-pricked ego must suck. I feel for you.
Forum: Commuting
07-05-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,147
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Those handlebars are as interesting as the rest...

Those handlebars are as interesting as the rest of your setup. What brand & model are they?
06-21-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,492
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Neither of my grandmothers ever held a driver's...

Neither of my grandmothers ever held a driver's license, so no problems there.

I went for a ride with my paternal grandfather shortly before he quit driving- he'd lost the ability to modulate the...
05-09-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,333
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I can't leave the house without seeing three or...

I can't leave the house without seeing three or four of these things, usually with a lift kit and mud tires too. I got smoked by one the other day while riding through a 30km/hr playground zone. I...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I stop to watch wildlife if there's any around....

I stop to watch wildlife if there's any around. Tonight I watched a garter snake to make sure it crossed the MUP without being run over. A couple months ago, about a kilometre further along that...
03-13-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,994
Posted By illdoittomorrow

This. I can't count the number of times I've...

This. I can't count the number of times I've almost performed an accidental doorectomy with my truck because the driver couldn't be bothered to look before opening (and usually, jumping out and...
10-11-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,128
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Thanks, dddd, I'll try that and see what happens....

Thanks, dddd, I'll try that and see what happens. Failing that I'll just put the bearings back in.
10-10-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,128
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Bump, because it seems I need further help... ...

Bump, because it seems I need further help...

So, I got the ball bearings out, the clip back on, and the shifter back on its mount... but it seems very loose, with not a whole lot of friction...
10-04-12, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,128
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Thank you, this is what I was looking for! I...

Thank you, this is what I was looking for! I tried the search function earlier and only found a thread that mentioned removing the ball bearings, but didn't say how. Now I haz happy :P
10-04-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,128
Posted By illdoittomorrow

Converting Suntour Command shifter to friction-only

I have a set of NOS 7-speed Suntour Command shifters I want to convert to friction-only. I'm aware that there's a ball bearing detent to be removed, but I don't know how to do it- I've only gone as...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-12, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By illdoittomorrow

I have yet to lube my chain (my first ride on the...

I have yet to lube my chain (my first ride on the bike was the first day I rode into work). What type of chain lube should I use, and how often should I use it? Should I clean it on a regular basis?...
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