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Forum: Commuting
07-27-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,251
Posted By goodboynyc

That pedestrian sign is old(or at least it wasn't...

That pedestrian sign is old(or at least it wasn't removed properly). All cyclists ride on the right half of the exit and pedestrians walk on the Left half of the exit.
Forum: Commuting
07-27-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,251
Posted By goodboynyc

To exile,...

To exile, http://gothamist.com/2010/04/06/as_previously_reported_the_dot.php

If you look at the image below the headline, the Williamsburg Bridge today follows the "Proposed" image. So the...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,251
Posted By goodboynyc

Everyone in NYC feels entitled to do whatever...

Everyone in NYC feels entitled to do whatever they want. Me? I feel entitled to snuff fools while biking.
Forum: Northeast
07-27-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By goodboynyc

I'm no mechanic but it should be possible. A few...

I'm no mechanic but it should be possible. A few months ago I got a cheap road bike and had Shimano Soras installed for commuting or riding where ever I need to go. And so far I'm loving the fact...
Forum: Northeast
07-26-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By goodboynyc

Yea, that had occurred to me but I didn't know if...

Yea, that had occurred to me but I didn't know if it'd had the same effect with my Hardshell backpack on. I'll give it a I a shot next time ;)
Forum: Northeast
07-26-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By goodboynyc

Rode home today against a head wind :S

I was biking along Dumbo onto Greenpoint Ave. coming home from school and I rode whole time against a head wind. I think it dropped my average on that road from ~17mph to ~13mph. :(

Any advice on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,223
Posted By goodboynyc

:P I think, in my humble opinion, the necessity...

:P I think, in my humble opinion, the necessity of a house doesn't compare to the necessity of cycling gear. I think thats why we have "Homeless Shelters" as opposed "Clipless Shelters."
07-22-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,393
Posted By goodboynyc

In NYC it is illegal to ride on the sidewalks if...

In NYC it is illegal to ride on the sidewalks if you're older than 13(give or take a few years). Though there are some sidewalks where you are allowed to bike on but thats only if accompanied by a...
07-22-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By goodboynyc

I just did yesterday; Especially when I knew I...

I just did yesterday; Especially when I knew I was going to ride to school. But I'll usually bring it home with me just in case I want to ride somewhere else besides school.
07-22-10, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By goodboynyc

Yes, while emergency vehicles do have the right...

Yes, while emergency vehicles do have the right to cross red lights or drive against traffic, it isn't done all the time with legitimate reasons. I've seen cops whirl their lights just to get through...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,223
Posted By goodboynyc

A few months ago I was looking into getting a...

A few months ago I was looking into getting a bike but was unsure about the whole process. I've read reviews online of different bikes till I came across a review of a GMC Denali Road Bike posted on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,223
Posted By goodboynyc

I spent $170 on my "road bike" and about $150 on...

I spent $170 on my "road bike" and about $150 on brifters just so I can ride a more effectively. I personally see nothing wrong with ordering a bike from amazon.com or elsewhere if they want to save...
07-21-10, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By goodboynyc

Wow, I go to school a few blocks from there and I...

Wow, I go to school a few blocks from there and I ride through that corner on the way home. I can attest to that street being crowded since the exit to the highway pours cars down that street. I've...
07-21-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By goodboynyc

This. I don't know why this hadn't occurred to me...

This. I don't know why this hadn't occurred to me but thanks! I changed it today just before leaving for school.
07-20-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,754
Posted By goodboynyc

Amazon still has them at ~$30 and you'd be...

Amazon still has them at ~$30 and you'd be eligible for free shipping since it's over $25, that is unless you have Amazon Prime. Then you'd in a jiffy.
07-20-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,754
Posted By goodboynyc

My Bell Solar has a nice breezy 23 vents and...

My Bell Solar has a nice breezy 23 vents and doesn't look like crud. Although I did want it in Yellow/Gunmetal, I settled on plain old White since it was on sale.
07-20-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By goodboynyc

I have my computer on the stem and plan on...

I have my computer on the stem and plan on installing a cellphone holder of sorts on the handle bar at some point.

As for the left side, that sounds reasonable enough for me to tinker around :p ....
07-20-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By goodboynyc

To improve basic fitness, I suggest doing the...

To improve basic fitness, I suggest doing the basics of calisthenics; That is to say, do squats, push-ups, crunches, pull-ups, and chin-ups. I'm 21 and thats what I'll be doing for the summer till I...
07-20-10, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By goodboynyc

Alternatives to mounting U-Lock or change to mini?

I'm thinking of changing my OnGuard Brute STD because of its hefty size.
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I just received...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-10, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 248,710
Posted By goodboynyc

I live in Queens and am taking a summer class in...

I live in Queens and am taking a summer class in Brooklyn, so my usual route is riding along the east river on Kent Ave and Flushing Ave. Unfortunately I took public transportation today to be able...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 248,710
Posted By goodboynyc

After picking up my bicycle from the bike shop,...

After picking up my bicycle from the bike shop, Shimano Soras had been installed, I road down 2nd Ave. and over the Manhattan Bridge which was new to me. I found it out to use the Soras at first but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 16,850,450
Posted By goodboynyc

Heres my child. I got it after reading a lengthy...

Heres my child. I got it after reading a lengthy review from CigTech and I haven't looked back. I have made some changes. Changed the grip shifters and road brakes with Shimano Sora 3x7. I plan on...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 248,710
Posted By goodboynyc

I took my second ride to school today. I took the...

I took my second ride to school today. I took the directions off of google maps, which told me it would take 44 minutes, and wound up taking it me about 38 minutes.
07-15-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By goodboynyc

I have a regular candybar phone at the moment but...

I have a regular candybar phone at the moment but I plan on getting some sort of Andriod phone in the future; Which particular Andriod phone? I'm not sure. Probably something along the lines of a HTC...
07-14-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By goodboynyc

Good cellphone bike mount?

I'm looking for a good cellphone bike mount but all I've are ones that are large enough to hold a brick.
07-14-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By goodboynyc

Thanks, I'll get on this soon.

Thanks, I'll get on this soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By goodboynyc

Thanks everyone. I actually lost the bid on the 8...

Thanks everyone. I actually lost the bid on the 8 speed Sora. I have in my possesion right now a Sora 3spd shifter for the front and a 7spd Sora on the way. Also, some yellow spank'n handlebar tape....
07-14-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By goodboynyc

Shimano Sora Lever Clamp

I recently won a bid on a Shimano sora right hand shifter but it doesn't come with the lever clamp(thingy that attaches the shifter to the handlebar). I haven't seen anything online. Does any one...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By goodboynyc

Thanks all. Now I just need to win an auction on...

Thanks all. Now I just need to win an auction on Ebay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By goodboynyc

I'm still in the dark on this :S. I called the...

I'm still in the dark on this :S. I called the local bike shop and the response I got was to change everything or that using the 8spd on a 7spd wouldn't be as smooth....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By goodboynyc

I don't want to change anything on my bike...

I don't want to change anything on my bike besides the shifters. I would like to keep everything stock besides the shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By goodboynyc

Road bike shifter compatability?

I'm new to the whole cycling thing, but I'd like to have my shifters upgraded on my roadbike...
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