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05-11-18, 08:49 AM
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Posted By vXhanz

Need help identifying bicycle

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Hello everyone,

i just bought this bicycle from...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,739
Posted By vXhanz

I use the DE safety razor as well as the multi...

I use the DE safety razor as well as the multi blade ones by Gillette. Of the two, the DE butchers the s--t out of my face, but man alive do I ever get a close shave with it. I've been using the...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-14, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,712
Posted By vXhanz

I'm in the process of ordering this stuff: ...

I'm in the process of ordering this stuff:

Streetglo - Invisible high intensity white reflective black tape strips kit for black motorcycle frames, bicycles or other vehicles....
05-02-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,202
Posted By vXhanz

I went with this CX frame from Bikes Direct: ...

I went with this CX frame from Bikes Direct:

Save Up to 60% Off Disc Brake Cross Bikes SRAM Rival Cyclocross | Cross Bikes, Road Bikes - Motobecane Fantom Cross Pro...
03-25-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,165
Posted By vXhanz

Nice video, but what distance was that shot at?...

Nice video, but what distance was that shot at? I've seen plenty of video's where it's shot across the street, in the garage, or out at the mailbox. I haven't seen too many video's where someone puts...
03-22-14, 04:25 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,165
Posted By vXhanz

Did that light come like that, or did you modify...

Did that light come like that, or did you modify it?

The stock light you linked to has a red emitter on it already, but it doesn't list that attachment you have on there.
03-21-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,165
Posted By vXhanz

That is awesome, thank you!

That is awesome, thank you!
03-21-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,165
Posted By vXhanz

Have you had any issues with the light in the 4...

Have you had any issues with the light in the 4 years you've been using it? Any problems with the batteries, switches, etc.? I'm thinking about just spending the money and getting a Dinotte system...
Forum: Touring
03-20-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By vXhanz

Thanks for the information! I was thinking about...

Thanks for the information! I was thinking about picking up the trail at the Wateree Passage and then riding the length to the coast. I was kind of hoping I could do it on my cross bike, but some of...
Forum: Touring
03-20-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By vXhanz

Palmetto Trail - South Carolina

Has anyone ridden the Palmetto Trail in South Carolina? Or at least certain sections of it?

Palmetto Conservation Foundation (http://www.palmettoconservation.org/default.asp)

I realize there...
03-20-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,165
Posted By vXhanz

I realize it's been almost 5 years, but I'm...

I realize it's been almost 5 years, but I'm wondering if we have any new updates to all of this discussion :)
Forum: Touring
03-19-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 25,427
Posted By vXhanz

It's like a bad penny ;)

It's like a bad penny ;)
Forum: Touring
03-16-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 25,427
Posted By vXhanz

I did a very short over night "tour" a few years...

I did a very short over night "tour" a few years ago with a kiddie trailer from In-Step. The biggest issue I had was going through the posts along the trail just before the trail crossed the road....
03-12-14, 06:17 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 37,345
Posted By vXhanz

What is the max rider weight of this saddle? I'm...

What is the max rider weight of this saddle? I'm wondering how this would work for a heavier rider and in a hotter more humid environment. Has anyone tested this in Florida, or other parts of the...
06-07-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,495
Posted By vXhanz

I didn't mind the two wheeled kiddie trailer I...

I didn't mind the two wheeled kiddie trailer I used, but there were times I was wondering if it wouldn't be better to just have a single wheel vs. the two. I don't know if it would have made much of...
06-06-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,495
Posted By vXhanz

We put in 32 miles the first day to camp. Bau put...

We put in 32 miles the first day to camp. Bau put in more miles with his cell service search, and his ring misadventure. The second day with the search for the ring we put in 39 miles. We had...
06-06-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,495
Posted By vXhanz

Yes, now you know what to do! My father gave me...

Yes, now you know what to do! My father gave me that hatchet... which is the very hatchet he cut his friends finger off with when he was in high school. Needless to say I have an emotional (and now...
05-10-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,221
Posted By vXhanz

Stu, Thanks for the link! VERY informative...

Stu,

Thanks for the link! VERY informative and helpful!

Thanks again!

V
05-09-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,221
Posted By vXhanz

Yeah, I was wondering the same thing about...

Yeah, I was wondering the same thing about mounting that top bracket in place of the seat post clamp. This way it would be a dual purpose attachment for the seat and then the trailer. Then mount the...
05-02-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Adam, is there nothing you can do to save the...

Adam, is there nothing you can do to save the beast or is your significant other dead set against it?
05-02-11, 04:14 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Well I was surprised to read that when it came...

Well I was surprised to read that when it came across, but all the points you indicate are valid and stuff I never would have considered. Thanks for posting the build as well as your trial and error...
03-20-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 52,952
Posted By vXhanz

That's correct! If you could find someone to...

That's correct! If you could find someone to dress up like a zombie and have them lay on that thing... then as people attempt to check it out, BOO! hahahaha :lol:
03-19-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 52,952
Posted By vXhanz

Looks pretty cool, though I have to agree with...

Looks pretty cool, though I have to agree with the review that the wheels look a bit small. I don't know what it would take to swap out the wheels with larger ones though. The first thought that went...
03-05-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Yeah, I saw that stuff hanging on the rack and...

Yeah, I saw that stuff hanging on the rack and seriously gave it some thought, until I looked at how thick that stuff is! I tell you, if that roll is the smallest it can get, I can see why it won't...
03-05-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

I actually just bought one roll. The HF store is...

I actually just bought one roll. The HF store is about 25 minutes from my house. I want to start using it on the utility trailer I'm eventually going to build (still looking for a trailer to hack)....
03-05-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Lookin' good! I finally managed to locate that...

Lookin' good! I finally managed to locate that hazard tape at HF today.
03-05-11, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,547
Posted By vXhanz

Well it appears I'll have to change tactics then!...

Well it appears I'll have to change tactics then! Thanks for the tip!
03-04-11, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,547
Posted By vXhanz

Well I need to find out what's in the water where...

Well I need to find out what's in the water where you guys find these trailers by the curb and on CL for $20 so I can add it to the water here. Everyone in my area wants nearly full ratail for...
02-28-11, 06:40 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

I would think rather than modifying your wide...

I would think rather than modifying your wide loaders I would make the running boards and use them for all the other times you need something narrower. Once you cut those wide loaders down you're...
02-27-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Sweet bike man! Thanks for all the excellent...

Sweet bike man! Thanks for all the excellent photo's too!
02-26-11, 09:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Awesome! :thumb: What size are your...

Awesome! :thumb:

What size are your Marathons?

I feel your pain about your LBS. My LBS is now 45 minutes away, as the two others that are closer to my house have been less than stellar in the...
02-25-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Burn those bridges to the ground man! Give in to...

Burn those bridges to the ground man! Give in to the dark side!!! Muah ha ha ha... eh he... ok, maybe not such a great idea. I think Funkystickman has the right idea.
02-25-11, 05:38 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

I usually get a lot of minor colds throughout the...

I usually get a lot of minor colds throughout the year, but that's due to the nature of my work and the patients I come in contact with on a daily basis. As I tell all my patients, I would be happy...
02-24-11, 08:02 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Well at least you're on the mend. I have a...

Well at least you're on the mend. I have a co-worker who experienced similar symptoms as you describe and went to see his Dr. as well. They basically came to the consensus that his lack of a Flu shot...
02-24-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Still sick? Did you make an appt with a Dr?

Still sick? Did you make an appt with a Dr?
02-19-11, 04:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

So where did you get the downtube sticker? Did...

So where did you get the downtube sticker? Did you order it from that company and just split the text? Or did you manage to find a person that will print out longer sheets? I think it looks great! I...
02-18-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

I was going to do that with my LBS, but decided...

I was going to do that with my LBS, but decided to go with emailing them a list of parts to see if they can get me a better deal. I'm not in too much of a hurry, but if they can get me stuff cheaper...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-11, 04:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,614
Posted By vXhanz

I have the same kickstand and I think it's great...

I have the same kickstand and I think it's great on my LHT. I have thought about cutting the legs down a little bit to keep the front end from riding up so high when stopped. I too have found that...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-11, 04:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,402
Posted By vXhanz

Have you ever considered just trying to talk to...

Have you ever considered just trying to talk to the guy? I realize you wanted to track him down, so I'm guessing this was your intended course of action?
02-17-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Exactly, that's why I feel it's better to just...

Exactly, that's why I feel it's better to just take the day and get better vs. contaminating everyone else around you. Though I used to have a job at Wal-Mart and people would come in sick to work...
02-17-11, 06:37 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Get better man! I'm in the same boat as you,...

Get better man! I'm in the same boat as you, trying to recover. This weird warm then cold weather is really driving business up for our company, and not in a good way for the patients deal with.
Forum: Commuting
02-15-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,091
Posted By vXhanz

I leave early for most everything so I don't feel...

I leave early for most everything so I don't feel rushed. I agree with a change in location or making a detour on your ride... unless you're looking for hookers and blow.
Forum: Touring
02-14-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,015
Posted By vXhanz

Vik, Thanks man! That's exactly what I was...

Vik, Thanks man! That's exactly what I was looking for to put on my Instigator frame I'm building up.
Forum: Touring
02-14-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,015
Posted By vXhanz

Where did you get those brackets for mounting...

Where did you get those brackets for mounting your racks to the frame?
Forum: Commuting
02-13-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,059
Posted By vXhanz

Can't say I'll make you a believer or not, but I...

Can't say I'll make you a believer or not, but I do recommend you at least try it once. I have had at least three other saddles prior to my B17 Imperial. All were stock saddles and by the time the...
02-12-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,385
Posted By vXhanz

Exactly! I remember hearing at one time (I don't...

Exactly! I remember hearing at one time (I don't know from where) that if you want to KNOW what is going on with you, go to a VET. They deal with patients who can't tell them what's wrong all the...
02-12-11, 08:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Yeah, that's true. I didn't consider the costs of...

Yeah, that's true. I didn't consider the costs of the Li batteries. Now that I think about it they are pretty darn expensive. Thanks for pointing that out. :D
02-12-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,385
Posted By vXhanz

I don't mind Dr's, but I don't go out of my way...

I don't mind Dr's, but I don't go out of my way to visit them either. I'll go if I get a deep wound, broken bone, or something that's serious... but minor stuff I tend to avoid them.

I think a...
02-12-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,056
Posted By vXhanz

Yeah he keeps using that Magic tape but his...

Yeah he keeps using that Magic tape but his hazard tape sits there, collecting dust and begging to be used... :P
Forum: Commuting
02-12-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,367
Posted By vXhanz

Thanks for the links! Hibiscus fenders... well......

Thanks for the links! Hibiscus fenders... well... I think they would look great on my wife's bike, I'll pass for the moment since I already have fenders :)
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