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Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,465
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I've just recently gone back to my backpack, and...

I've just recently gone back to my backpack, and I have to say I like it better than my rack/ pannier combo. More convenient.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,400
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I read the whole thing. Some posts are pretty...

I read the whole thing. Some posts are pretty hateful towards cyclists. Of course I guess the same could be said about our forum sometimes. Oh well it was fun to read anyway. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 02:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,400
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

So very true.

So very true.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,400
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Yeah. it looks like posting on the FB page is...

Yeah. it looks like posting on the FB page is pretty much pointless. Besides, they have already shown their true colors and everything after this is just a shouting match. Oh well, at least it gave...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 10:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,725
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

:eek::eek::eek:

:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,118
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

even better.

even better.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,118
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

You could make your own. Then they would truly be...

You could make your own. Then they would truly be made in the USA.

:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,725
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Most of the time I look forward to the ride. Only...

Most of the time I look forward to the ride. Only 8.5 miles and at a moderate pace I can make it in about 30-35 minutes. There are days when I just don't feel like it, but I push myself out the door...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,400
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I've also noticed that they have started deleting...

I've also noticed that they have started deleting negative posts as they come in. Damage control is in effect.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-12, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Yeah, I don't mess with lightning either. That...

Yeah, I don't mess with lightning either. That stuff'll kill you.
Forum: Commuting
04-18-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Good job, and keep it up. Before you know it 8...

Good job, and keep it up. Before you know it 8 days will be 8 months.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,738
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I have to agree with everyone else. There is not...

I have to agree with everyone else. There is not much that you can do, except let them know that you're not going to be bullied by their "road rage".

I used to get really mad and lose my temper,...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 856
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I would jump on it.

I would jump on it.
Forum: Commuting
03-06-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,030
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

ok

ok
Forum: Commuting
03-04-12, 07:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,030
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

+1. I have had to tell officers to re-check the...

+1.
I have had to tell officers to re-check the traffic laws for the state as well as our town. Not the State Troopers, only the small town guys and gals.

All the small town ones go to a...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 34,842
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I'm gonna go with 90 on this one. Great job...

I'm gonna go with 90 on this one.

Great job "Fredding" that one out.

Edit: This was in response to chandltp.

(I meant to hit "reply with quote" there... sorry.)
Forum: Commuting
02-23-12, 10:42 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 34,842
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I gotta get me a clown head horn.

I gotta get me a clown head horn.
Forum: Commuting
02-23-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,962
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Oh wait... I don't have a kickstand so I am 1/10.

Oh wait... I don't have a kickstand so I am 1/10.
Forum: Commuting
02-23-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,962
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Uh...I think "Fred" is my middle name. I'm...

Uh...I think "Fred" is my middle name.

I'm like 0/10 for all of those.

Oh well. Better to be unfashionable and still able to walk, than stuck in a wheelcahir and trying to figure out how to...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I just bought a cheapie Bell helmet. I've been...

I just bought a cheapie Bell helmet. I've been happy with it, but I also haven't had to test its protection capabilities either. Thank goodness.
Forum: Commuting
02-16-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,310
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Neither does mine. I could elaborate and rant but...

Neither does mine. I could elaborate and rant but I'll just leave it at that. I make do with what I have.

Besides I have fun taking control of the lane and making cage drivers move over.
Forum: Commuting
02-15-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,799
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I like that idea. Now I just gotta find a...

I like that idea.

Now I just gotta find a copy of that pamphlet...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Great stuff! Thanks for sharing.

Great stuff! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Commuting
02-15-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,799
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

He probably didn't get it, and to this day still...

He probably didn't get it, and to this day still ponders what you said.
Forum: Commuting
02-13-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,780
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Yeah, I would have to agree, just because I put...

Yeah, I would have to agree, just because I put my foot down at a stop doesn't automatically turn me into a pedestrian.
Forum: Commuting
02-08-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,691
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

+1

+1
Forum: Commuting
02-08-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,690
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Those would be cool, but heavy...dontcha think?

Those would be cool, but heavy...dontcha think?
Forum: Commuting
02-08-12, 12:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,565
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I track for maintenance purposes only now. I used...

I track for maintenance purposes only now. I used to worry about total mileage and such, but now I just ride for the sheer enjoyment of it.

No stress.
Forum: Commuting
02-08-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,186
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

No riding in rain for me either. And heavy...

No riding in rain for me either.

And heavy winds?? Forgettaboutit.

Yeah I'm a wuss, but I'm not worried about proving myself to anyone either. I like to have fun, and if biking became a chore...
Forum: Commuting
02-03-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,137
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Any riding is good IMO.

Any riding is good IMO.
Forum: Commuting
02-03-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I was going to put in my 2 cents, but it seems as...

I was going to put in my 2 cents, but it seems as though you have some good information from the other members. Take what they say into account.

And welcome to the forums. Enjoy your stay.
Forum: Commuting
02-01-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,803
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Yeah I get a few knuckleheads that play that game...

Yeah I get a few knuckleheads that play that game with me in town, and sometimes even when I am on the bypass with a wide shoulder to ride on. How am I in their way when I am on the shoulder??
Forum: Commuting
02-01-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,478
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

+1!!

+1!!
Forum: Commuting
01-31-12, 03:49 PM
01-28-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,528
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

That was an interesting read. Thanks for posting...

That was an interesting read. Thanks for posting the link.
Forum: Commuting
01-28-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,803
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

No commute today...it's Saturday!! Woo hoo! ...

No commute today...it's Saturday!! Woo hoo!

I might go for a pleasure ride later though.
01-27-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 666,571
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

It took me a while, but I finally got through the...

It took me a while, but I finally got through the entire thread. Congrats to all of you. Wonderful perseverence on your part.

I also can stand to lose quite a bit of weight, and have been making...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,609
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Thanks for the info. You too HardyWeinberg

Thanks for the info. You too HardyWeinberg
Forum: Commuting
01-27-12, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I've only used the Armadillos, but I was having...

I've only used the Armadillos, but I was having the same issue; a flat every other day. I almost quit riding because of it. That was on my road bike. I am now regularly riding my 2011 Diamondback,...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,609
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I've often though about getting one of those...

I've often though about getting one of those myself. Have you heard good things about them?
Forum: Commuting
01-27-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,803
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

It's been awhile since I rode in; we've had a lot...

It's been awhile since I rode in; we've had a lot of rain here lately. I don't mind cold, but I don't do rain---just not hardcore enough.

Ride in was great. It's only 1030 and I'm already wanting...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Cool. I like it.

Cool. I like it.
Forum: Commuting
01-20-12, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

That was great.

That was great.
Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,205
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Yeah, and I don't trust any of em.

Yeah, and I don't trust any of em.
Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 45,128
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

My commute is 20 miles round trip. At first I...

My commute is 20 miles round trip. At first I thought it was far but after doing it for a couple of years I find that the mornings that I don't ride, my energy level is not as high throughout the...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,205
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

That's why I have a concealed carry license and I...

That's why I have a concealed carry license and I carry when I bike.

Muggers beware!
Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,741
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

If you want to embarrass even more then pick her...

If you want to embarrass even more then pick her up in the bike trailer.

My daughter had a friend whose dad picked her up from middle school on a moped. Now that would be embarrassing.
Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,180
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I've only got a couple of hills in my commute,...

I've only got a couple of hills in my commute, but both of them are @ss kickers. Yesterday I gave up and walked up both of them.
Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,868
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

I have to agree. For that price I would snatch it...

I have to agree. For that price I would snatch it up quick.

Of course that's all I need... another bike.
Forum: Introductions
01-19-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Bigdaddy021970

Welcome!

Welcome!
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