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10-21-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By DX Rider

Pic collection of odd bike designs...

These two are my favorite.

http://oddee.com/item_96595.aspx

http://208.106.250.72/_media/imgs/articles/a367_b10.jpg

http://208.106.250.72/_media/imgs/articles/a367_b9.jpg
10-09-09, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By DX Rider

Brooks Saddle Art

A little fugly if you ask me...


http://www.tobeinspired.com/2009/10/interview-with-leather-artisan-kara-ginther/

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2468/3991712059_ebfcbea2e1_o.jpg
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Forum: Commuting
10-09-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By DX Rider

Festival in Providence this weekend.

Not really commuter specific, but some people only read this forum so here you go....

http://www.interbikefestival.com/festival/

-Just passing the word
Forum: Northeast
10-09-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By DX Rider

Bike Festival this weekend in Providence....

http://www.interbikefestival.com/festival/
Forum: Commuting
09-23-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,532
Posted By DX Rider

There is alot of junk science regarding the...

There is alot of junk science regarding the benefits of walking. A couple of weeks ago, the local paper here had a weekly health feature which claimed that you can burn the same amount of calories...
09-16-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By DX Rider

Not that I totally disagree with your thinking,...

Not that I totally disagree with your thinking, but this is a biking forum, where the majority of the people are fairly fit and active.

FWIW, I have walked to and from work, which is 5.77 miles...
09-16-09, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By DX Rider

Nah. It's the sore hands from the lack of...

Nah. It's the sore hands from the lack of handlebar tape that's made him cranky.
Forum: Commuting
09-16-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By DX Rider

I saw this yesterday. "Atheletic Rebels in...

I saw this yesterday.

"Atheletic Rebels in Lycra":rolleyes:

Give me a break.
Forum: Northeast
09-16-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By DX Rider

Wait....You're "nice" neighbor shares a communal...

Wait....You're "nice" neighbor shares a communal entrance with you that locks? And it was left open by them or their guests during a party?

If that's the case your "nice" neighbor needs to start...
09-16-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,620
Posted By DX Rider

You left a couple of things out: 1.) They...

You left a couple of things out:

1.) They disemboweled him while he was still alive and than torched his bowels in front of him.

2.) They also soaked his decapitated head in tar and mounted...
09-16-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By DX Rider

Craiglist Ad with a Twist.

http://providence.craigslist.org/bik/1372062304.html

"Womans Centurian 27" 10 speed, trade for musical"

I just wonder which musical they want performed. Oklahoma, Rent, West Side Story....the...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-09, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By DX Rider

I ride daily and I wash my helmet when I wash my...

I ride daily and I wash my helmet when I wash my bike, usually every couple of weeks. I wear a skull cap which seems to keep the helmet funk down. My riding gloves get much more funkier smelling.
09-11-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By DX Rider

Off topic, but I have a set of Christophe...

Off topic, but I have a set of Christophe Specials free to a good home if you pay the shipping. They're in ok shape, I lost one of the plastic endcaps, but that should be replaceable. The right...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-09, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,283
Posted By DX Rider

ebike.com lists a 2 watt on their site, but I...

ebike.com lists a 2 watt on their site, but I couldn't find it.

http://www.ebikestop.com/planet_bike_blaze_1_watt_led_headlight-LT3044.php
Forum: Commuting
09-11-09, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,283
Posted By DX Rider

If your looking for a reasonably priced...

If your looking for a reasonably priced rechargeable light, REI has last years model of the NightRider Mini-Newt on closeout for $60 something dollars. The design was changed this year, to include a...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By DX Rider

If you can get the pads for free and the helmet...

If you can get the pads for free and the helmet isn't that old why toss it? My last helmet lasted 15 years.



I have a pair of ski boots that are permanently funky.
09-11-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,585
Posted By DX Rider

Doesn't it seem like the road to obesity keeps getting flatter?

Has anyone else noticed these new fast food commericals?

1.) McDonalds just introduced a 1/3 pounder hamburger.
2.) Taco Bell just introduced a one pound burrito. Which looks gross as hell.
3.)...
Forum: Foo
09-11-09, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,136
Posted By DX Rider

1.) You rule. 2.) Really? The sound of me...

1.) You rule.

2.) Really? The sound of me calling "Here Sativa, here Sativa, here kitty, kitty, kitty" would freak the neighbors out and probably lead the neighborhood stoner kids to think I was...
09-11-09, 10:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,373
Posted By DX Rider

Around here it's the trees and wildlife that are...

Around here it's the trees and wildlife that are the enemy. It used to be a mix of businesses, homes, farms, and woodlands. Now anyplace that has enough open space is being turned into sub divisions....
09-11-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,373
Posted By DX Rider

That's only two. :) There is a company out...

That's only two. :)

There is a company out of Cambridge, MA that specializes in delivering farm fresh produce using trikes. All of the riders have other jobs in the company as well, accountant,...
09-11-09, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 49,901
Posted By DX Rider

Mine is a specialized brand, but I've had it for...

Mine is a specialized brand, but I've had it for about 10 years, so I don't know if they make them anymore. It's a great lock.
09-10-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,865
Posted By DX Rider

There's no way that is right. Even my cheapie...

There's no way that is right. Even my cheapie bike computer doesn't over estimate that badily.
09-10-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By DX Rider

Another forum that may helpful with dieting tips...

Another forum that may helpful with dieting tips as well http://forums.menshealth.com/eve/, I'd particularily refer to success stories for tips on what works. Although there is also a cycling forum....
09-10-09, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By DX Rider

Due to the swelling I would see a doctor. ...

Due to the swelling I would see a doctor.

Although it could be related to be being flat footed. Is the swelling in the arch area? I had an arch problem a couple of years ago, because I tore a...
09-10-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By DX Rider

I think I love you, in that none commital...

I think I love you, in that none commital internet kind of way.:D



W. ended any interest I had in watching any presidential address live.
09-09-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By DX Rider

This just reminded me of something. Speaking of...

This just reminded me of something. Speaking of slow TV choices, last week the Vs. sports network showed "The Big Lebowski", because apparently there wasn't any sports programming they could offer.
Forum: Foo
09-09-09, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,009
Posted By DX Rider

Sorry to hear about your dog, but at least the...

Sorry to hear about your dog, but at least the second prognosis was better than the first!




That's F-ing rotten. People who poison animals should be sentenced to the same treatment.

My...
09-09-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By DX Rider

It'll get moved.:) Leverage is on, although...

It'll get moved.:)

Leverage is on, although my interest is slipping. I liked it at first, but it's a little redundant in season two and they could have used real towns in Massachusetts, not phony...
09-09-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By DX Rider

Only if you work a forty hour+ week. My company...

Only if you work a forty hour+ week. My company circumvents this by having us work 37.5 hours a week. No coffee breaks for us.
09-09-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By DX Rider

Eat a good amount of fiber in the morning with...

Eat a good amount of fiber in the morning with breakfast, fiber not only makes feel full, it slows the absorption of carbs into the blood stream. Which will give you sustained energy for the day.
Forum: Commuting
09-09-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,394
Posted By DX Rider

Suggestions for building a strong touring wheel set

I'm currently working on a design for a new wheel set for my Jubile Sport, since the original rims were old Rigida rims and one of them was destroyed on Sunday....
09-09-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,373
Posted By DX Rider

I'm a product specialist for a healthcare...

I'm a product specialist for a healthcare manufacturer. Being car free really doesn't effect my job at all, since I sit behind a desk all day answering questions for co-workers.

I'm also going...
09-09-09, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,414
Posted By DX Rider

I don't think all that much of recovery drinks....

I don't think all that much of recovery drinks. It's the modern version of snake oil in my opinion.

However, I do consume protein whey as part of my regular diet since I don't eat red meat. If...
09-09-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By DX Rider

The best light I've heard of for under a hundred...

The best light I've heard of for under a hundred dollars is the magic shine P-7. It'll run you about $80-90 depending on the vendor. There are a couple of forums about this light over in the...
09-09-09, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 49,901
Posted By DX Rider

Not all cable locks are the same. They make...

Not all cable locks are the same. They make kevlar cored, triple layered, reverse braided cables that you aren't going to cut with a set of cable cutters. I had one and the bike thieves gave up on...
09-08-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,455
Posted By DX Rider

From Sheldon Brown:

From Sheldon Brown:
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By DX Rider

I thought all CB pedals were SPD compatible?

I thought all CB pedals were SPD compatible?
09-08-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By DX Rider

Sorry that should have been written, not ridden a...

Sorry that should have been written, not ridden a letter of complaint.:innocent:
09-08-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By DX Rider

Have you ever ridden a letter of complaint regarding a road hazard?

I trashed the rear rim on my road bike on Sunday. I'm wondering if it will do any good to formally complain, especially since this was not a pothole that I hit, but a man made obstacle.I was riding...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By DX Rider

In my personal experience, bikes corrode quite a...

In my personal experience, bikes corrode quite a bit faster when they're left sitting out in the rain compared to riding in the rain. I think it has to do with standing water, compared to water that...
09-04-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,669
Posted By DX Rider

Massachusetts has mandatory insurance for anyone...

Massachusetts has mandatory insurance for anyone not participating in their employers insurance program or not eligible, but employed, it sucks.

I know a comedian who is successful enough that...
09-04-09, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,554
Posted By DX Rider

:thumb: For comparison, Mt Snow in Vermont...

:thumb:

For comparison, Mt Snow in Vermont claims to have the steepest ski slope in New England and it's only in the 30's, a think it's either 31% or 34%, but I don't remember for sure. Anyway,...
09-04-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,669
Posted By DX Rider

There isn't a free clinic anywhere in the pacific...

There isn't a free clinic anywhere in the pacific NW? If it was an Ligament and it was a major tear there would be some type of swelling and the knee would be weak on the opposite side, as in...
09-04-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By DX Rider

I have the cleaner your asking about, but mine...

I have the cleaner your asking about, but mine came with a different degreaser. I've only used it once and it works pretty good. I had to refill the reservoir more than once though.

My only...
Forum: Northeast
09-04-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,483
Posted By DX Rider

Thanks, I forgot how steep that bridge is on. A...

Thanks, I forgot how steep that bridge is on. A friend reminded Newport is going to be crawling with people this weekend, due to the long holiday weekend, so the bridge is going to be packed most of...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By DX Rider

Nice, I thought the tree in the foreground was a...

Nice, I thought the tree in the foreground was a palm tree at first. It reminds me of the sunset on Venice Beach for some reason.
09-04-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By DX Rider

Panthers007 and operator, I should have known...

Panthers007 and operator, I should have known Sheldon Brown would have some guidance. Thanks.




I don't think so, but it's something I'll double check. Thanks.
09-04-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,634
Posted By DX Rider

Jeff, did you have non-invasive surgery? ...

Jeff, did you have non-invasive surgery?

There is a product that was devoloped by Bachus Trellis that was designed to break up clots in DVT patients, did they use that?

My company know owns the...
09-04-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By DX Rider

Questions about BB.

I have a 1982 Jubile Sport that I just bought a few months ago from a friend. My friend had bought it new and than only rode it a few times before he decided it was too much bike for him. He put the...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,591
Posted By DX Rider

The frozen water bottle probably makes you feel...

The frozen water bottle probably makes you feel colder. For me it's too cold when the cables start to bind up and everything creaks despite being cleaned and well lubricated. The last time that...
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