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08-02-10, 11:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By tieka

I should have asked this question awhile ago,...

I should have asked this question awhile ago, since there are so many responses already.

audi666 - I love cooking and can't wait to try a recipe for overnight oats. I have heard of similar...
07-28-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By tieka

What do you eat?

I love cooking and creating new recipes. I especially love coming up with portable food. Right now I am pretty much gone most of the day and evening and don't get home until late at night. Only to...
07-27-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,215
Posted By tieka

I attached one side of a wire, storage cube to...

I attached one side of a wire, storage cube to the back rack on my bike. It gives me more area to strap the pizza to, and a flat surface so the pizza doesn't slide at all.
07-20-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By tieka

I love taking my dog with me in my bike trailer. ...

I love taking my dog with me in my bike trailer. On the way to wherever she usually has a cow and won't shut up. Probably because everywhere I take her is fun. On the way back, however, she is...
07-17-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By tieka

89 sq ft... That is so cool! I would love one,...

89 sq ft... That is so cool! I would love one, but would have to be a wee bit bigger. Either that or I would have to make my husband sit outside while I cooked or did anything in there. We would...
04-13-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By tieka

I would love to buy a round... you must live in...

I would love to buy a round... you must live in Colorado though.
04-12-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By tieka

I can't believe it has taken so long, but the job...

I can't believe it has taken so long, but the job finally came through! I start on Monday! I can't believe the job is so close to my house and after all this time it they still wanted me. Thanks...
02-09-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By tieka

I can't believe it is so hard to get health...

I can't believe it is so hard to get health insurance, and then when you do get it, it doesn't cover much.

I am contemplating opening a bike business early just to get health insurance. I wanted...
02-05-10, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By tieka

No word on the other job yet, but I will be...

No word on the other job yet, but I will be cutting down on some driving soon. Only about 60 miles less a day, but that should feel like a big raise!
02-05-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By tieka

That sounds like a great idea! I don't know if...

That sounds like a great idea! I don't know if will help, but sounds like fun anyway.
01-31-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By tieka

Almost Car Free AGAIN!!!!

Right now I am far from being car free. When my husband lost his job, I took on a delivery job. Things progressed and right now have 3 jobs that all require some sort of vehicle. I have been...
12-28-09, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 354,090
Posted By tieka

I have a similar rating system for wants and...

I have a similar rating system for wants and needs. It helps me save money even if I get the bike parts I want now, but won't need for a few months. The only problems I found are unexpected needs...
11-03-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,365
Posted By tieka

I just took a job as an assistant, and I can't...

I just took a job as an assistant, and I can't ride my bike as much any more :( I drive about 120 miles a day, round trip, because I am doing the new boss a favor and helping out at the wife's...
Forum: Foo
10-27-09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 77,225
Posted By tieka

Heck no! The first job I took was a crap job just...

Heck no! The first job I took was a crap job just for money, and they never even paid me.
Forum: Foo
10-21-09, 01:09 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,427
Posted By tieka

Waking up in my house one more day, kissing my...

Waking up in my house one more day, kissing my pets on the head knowing I don't have to find them homes yet, getting an interview on the same day my husband got an interview.


...just hire me...
Forum: Foo
10-21-09, 01:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 621
Posted By tieka

That is great you might be getting another job...

That is great you might be getting another job offer! With the way the economy is right now, don't expect anything back from the other guy.

Let me tell you about one of many jobs I have applied...
Forum: Foo
10-10-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 77,225
Posted By tieka

...and now my husband was laid off yesterday! :(

...and now my husband was laid off yesterday! :(
10-08-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 48,454
Posted By tieka

I am sorry to hear about the whole one bike...

I am sorry to hear about the whole one bike thing. I think you need to take your wife on a bike ride and show her how much fun it is. That way when she gets interested she will understand that one...
10-08-09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By tieka

I had it happen on a crappy bike that had a...

I had it happen on a crappy bike that had a plastic cup around a fully enclosed bottom bracket. Why do manufactures make such crap!
10-08-09, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By tieka

Sounds like it could be your bottom bracket that...

Sounds like it could be your bottom bracket that seized up. Have you done any maintenance on it lately?
10-08-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,617
Posted By tieka

Mr. Tuffy liners are great and you don't notice...

Mr. Tuffy liners are great and you don't notice them like cheap liners. I also recommend good tires and puncture resistant tubes. I live where there are all kinds of goat heads and crap and the...
10-02-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By tieka

I can't give you detailed instructions, but all I...

I can't give you detailed instructions, but all I did was take some hardwood flooring and glue 3 pieces together in a u shape. Then cut some other pieces of flooring to fit in the "box" so I could...
Forum: Foo
10-02-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 77,225
Posted By tieka

Don't take the first job offered to you. I did,...

Don't take the first job offered to you. I did, what a HUGE mistake!
09-30-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,739
Posted By tieka

http://www.communitycycles.org/ Located in...

http://www.communitycycles.org/

Located in Boulder, CO
08-31-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By tieka

Smoke, That is amazing that the teenager...

Smoke,

That is amazing that the teenager came away from that alive!
08-28-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By tieka

Bicyclist killed close to where I ride...

This bicyclist was killed last night close to where I ride. He was dressed in all black, no lights, trying to cross in the middle of the highway. :twitchy:
...
Forum: Foo
08-26-09, 08:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,278
Posted By tieka

Shop class was cool, but every day was shop class...

Shop class was cool, but every day was shop class for me. My father owns a hardwood flooring/construction company so every day I learn something new from him. :)
Forum: Foo
08-25-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,278
Posted By tieka

I hated high school, but had a couple of...

I hated high school, but had a couple of favorites.

In high school: Geometry, world history and Spanish

In college: anything do to with my major lol
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By tieka

I am always afraid I am going to flip off someone...

I am always afraid I am going to flip off someone I know or someone that works with my husband. Could you imagine getting fired for road rage?

When I drive now, I am way more cautious and TRY to...
08-25-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 788
Posted By tieka

Exactly be glad they saw you! Considering what...

Exactly be glad they saw you! Considering what is out there in the minds of some drivers, I would take a honk any day.
08-25-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By tieka

The vehicle was being driven at the time. I...

The vehicle was being driven at the time. I assumed it was doing lawn maintenance because of the business logo on the side of the vehicle.

How do you know what an owned sidewalk is and a public...
08-25-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By tieka

Sidewalk Drivers

Before anyone asks me, no I don't take the sidewalk very often.

In my neighborhood they are building a Chick-fil-a and I love going by it (on the sidewalk) to take pictures, talk with the...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,806
Posted By tieka

no, my commute starts out with a long stretch of...

no, my commute starts out with a long stretch of highway and then when I hit the heavy traffic area with no shoulder. When in the middle of town traffic can get scary and I take the sidewalk.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 10,940
Posted By tieka

Way to go! I have yet to wear heels on my...

Way to go!

I have yet to wear heels on my bike, but wear whatever I feel like that day. I get looks all the time because of my older commuter crap and my I-don't-give-a-damn attitude. You rock! ...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By tieka

That is great! Two idiots got what they...

That is great! Two idiots got what they deserved!*

*hopefully no one was severely injured


Did you stay around to talk to the cops?
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,806
Posted By tieka

I have to say today was not a fun day. ...

I have to say today was not a fun day. :notamused:

It started with the usual dumb people in the sidewalk, no one looking while turning, no one stopping until the last second, texting, cell...
08-18-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,020
Posted By tieka

I get looked down upon and asked if my husband...

I get looked down upon and asked if my husband and I have a car... we have two and a motorhome, none of which I drive a whole lot. This happens in the same city I get harassed by vehicles and almost...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,806
Posted By tieka

Not a normal commute, but Saturday night I went...

Not a normal commute, but Saturday night I went with my husband to pick up pizza (our first time on a bike) and a movie. We ended up hitting road construction for about a full block. We both got...
08-10-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By tieka

A Must Have: People who support your car-free...

A Must Have: People who support your car-free lifestyle so when you come in contact with the perpetual poor who think everyone MUST have a car you have someone to complain to.
Forum: Foo
08-06-09, 11:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,525
Posted By tieka

lol that is great! No, just love figuring out...

lol that is great! No, just love figuring out how to fix things unconventionally.
Forum: Foo
08-06-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,525
Posted By tieka

You guys are funny! I can drive really fast...

You guys are funny!

I can drive really fast backwards in a perfect straight line... and scare the hell out of my husband. He doesn't understand that it is way too easy for me and my friend used...
08-05-09, 12:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,496
Posted By tieka

I have lived in all kinds of places that don't...

I have lived in all kinds of places that don't allow clothes lines outside. I just find ways around it like other people. I have a canopy bed that works wonders for drying clothes on and since I...
06-30-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,626
Posted By tieka

I have been contemplating purchasing one of...

I have been contemplating purchasing one of these: http://alturl.com/g2qy I don't know if it would cause more harm then good though...
06-29-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,751
Posted By tieka

Extremely car light (no driving unless taking...

Extremely car light (no driving unless taking sick husband to the hospital, or pets to the far away vet.) 7 months Longmont, CO.

Can't wait to move to a more bike friendly/bus friendly area!
06-29-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By tieka

My favorite record, was on bike to work day. Of...

My favorite record, was on bike to work day. Of course it was like any other day to be since I live in a city that only says they support bike to work stuff. Anyway, the local road (Highway) that I...
06-29-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,730
Posted By tieka

I shop as much local as I can, and the plus is...

I shop as much local as I can, and the plus is most of the local stores are cheaper than the chain stores. Unless you count Crap-mart (Wal-mart) but I won't go there unless I absolutely can't find...
06-29-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,626
Posted By tieka

My favorite word to yell is the B___ word and...

My favorite word to yell is the B___ word and then I am on my happy way LOL. Sometimes you just have to yell and get it out and then move on. I am with everyone else, keep a record of things that...
06-29-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,040
Posted By tieka

Some sort of Mountain bike. (period) Where I...

Some sort of Mountain bike. (period) Where I live there is too much crap and snow at times to not have one. My road bike is just a nice plus to go faster in the summer and my foldy just makes it...
06-29-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,218
Posted By tieka

Machka I am sorry about all the fire and damage...

Machka I am sorry about all the fire and damage but what you are doing with the cabin is amazing! I wish I could buy some land and live off the gird.
I am in the process of saving money for solar...
Forum: Commuting
04-08-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,029
Posted By tieka

The other day I got sick of finding my kid...

The other day I got sick of finding my kid trailer with a flat, so I rigged my bike so it would carry a 5 gallon water bottle on the back in a basket. I was pretty proud of my invention and it only...
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