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Forum: Commuting
03-17-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,176
Posted By nycm'er

love it.

love it.
Forum: Northeast
02-10-07, 11:23 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 24,389
Posted By nycm'er

it's part of my name even...

it's part of my name even...
12-20-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,785
Posted By nycm'er

You do not see how I feel you are letting bad...

You do not see how I feel you are letting bad drivers off the hook? Scooters or drivers that buzz you in a wide outside lane or bike lane?
Please tell me GPS how the bikers in NYC are "100%...
12-19-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,785
Posted By nycm'er

I am talking about NYC streets, not even bike...

I am talking about NYC streets, not even bike lanes. If you let motorists do as they please, then they will do as they please. I do not advocate loud cursing verbal exchanges, but they happen. I...
12-19-06, 03:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,785
Posted By nycm'er

I would say that every mamy pamby cyclist who...

I would say that every mamy pamby cyclist who does not stand up for themselves whether it be to selfish, already road raged drivers, tragically uncool 'scooterists', or even cops who don't know...
Forum: Commuting
12-04-06, 05:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,609
Posted By nycm'er

930 pm on a friday night? That driver must have...

930 pm on a friday night? That driver must have passed more bikers. We have to look out for one another and call these people on the dangerous and selfish crap they pull. I have definitely seen...
Forum: Northeast
11-12-06, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By nycm'er

I was going to start the same thread. We may have...

I was going to start the same thread. We may have more luck in the Singlespeed/fixed forum. I had a guy who made bombproof wheels, but apparently he has moved to France, with my two wheels. I am...
10-21-06, 11:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,562
Posted By nycm'er

So I just had a pretty good run in with this...

So I just had a pretty good run in with this exact thread topic. Wrong way cyclist in Bklyn on Henry Street, Saturday night, late, who's not drunk? This kid my age, (seemed to level the field) is...
10-18-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,364
Posted By nycm'er

Last winter was rather mild for the record. I...

Last winter was rather mild for the record. I dont recall it getting much below 15 deg F except maybe early morning. I thought I was so tough riding the year before in 7 deg weather, then I read...
10-15-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,562
Posted By nycm'er

To be precise: I would rather be riding...

To be precise:

I would rather be riding towards someone with no light on their front, than a red light on their front.

Red light on the front of a bike= Moron
Forum: Commuting
08-17-06, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By nycm'er

One style choice: Try riding on the left side of...

One style choice: Try riding on the left side of one way streets. It is legal in NYC on roads that are wider than 40 feet. I do it everywhere regardless. I find it improves my visibility to drivers...
08-16-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By nycm'er

Two (2) baby, and you don't even have to like the...

Two (2) baby, and you don't even have to like the person.
Forum: Commuting
08-15-06, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By nycm'er

And so it is true... You don't need a helmet...

And so it is true...

You don't need a helmet in NYC, I have dented enough of them, I wear one all the time. You need blinkies in NYC, but not lights to see by. You can read the paper almost...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-06, 08:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By nycm'er

Just now I am in transition in respect to my...

Just now I am in transition in respect to my tires, I even started a recommendation thread in the Commuting forum. I think I will be switching to Continental Contacts. I have Specialized...
08-12-06, 10:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,249
Posted By nycm'er

I can't get past the 'HD brilliance' part. Maybe...

I can't get past the 'HD brilliance' part. Maybe I saw a different movie?
Forum: Commuting
08-12-06, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By nycm'er

JY you really covered it, thank you. h00l I...

JY you really covered it, thank you. h00l I would say fenders, and I have the ones JY recommended, are a necessity. They really cover the wheel and keep water and that lovely sludge that leaks out...
08-11-06, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,393
Posted By nycm'er

Well said Brian, Thank you.

Well said Brian, Thank you.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By nycm'er

Anyone else switch from Conti TT 2000 to Contacts?

Or any other tire you are super happy with?

I just pried on my 2nd to last Conti TT2000, and I am wondering how the Contact is holding up. I have Armadillos on another bike, they seem okay, but...
08-08-06, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By nycm'er

Hey Les Waters, I have family in Hill and rode...

Hey Les Waters, I have family in Hill and rode from there to Hampton Beach, great ride, all backroads.

I grew up in Cape Ann Mass. NH is where we always went to get away. I miss the smell in...
08-05-06, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,252
Posted By nycm'er

The Brooklyn thing is a sign at the end of the...

The Brooklyn thing is a sign at the end of the bike/ped lane at Tillary. The rule is only for riders coming off the bridge and is up high above the path, a place you are not looking as you slow down...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-06, 02:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By nycm'er

The dismount thing is Bklyn bound on the Bklyn...

The dismount thing is Bklyn bound on the Bklyn side. Ever notice the signs ABOVE the lane there? I didn't till someone got a ticket and wrote about it to TA. Also, I would love to know where the ped...
07-09-06, 08:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 632
Posted By nycm'er

Ouch, after the crap we 5 pulled last Saturday...

Ouch, after the crap we 5 pulled last Saturday going up Madison and down 5th, this happens to you in a park?
I second the kid banning, or maybe park closing... Feel better Yosh.
Forum: Commuting
07-08-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By nycm'er

Not true, I find most of the support is in the...

Not true, I find most of the support is in the clip that attaches through the brake mount, and the metal stays give the left, right rigidity. The clip at the bottom bracket needs to be secured but...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-06, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By nycm'er

I haven't had that problem, but I have mounted...

I haven't had that problem, but I have mounted several sets of those fenders. I would recommend zip-ties and electrical cable clamps to solve most mounting dilemmas. My girl attached her clip to...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-06, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 353
Posted By nycm'er

still working on this, it was last week, it was...

still working on this, it was last week, it was early, but not sure if the guy hit knows who did it. i.e. is in contact with who hit him.
Forum: Commuting
07-03-06, 02:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 353
Posted By nycm'er

I just heard a story of a Doctor who is in an ICU...

I just heard a story of a Doctor who is in an ICU due to a collision with a biker while running in CP. I will pass on the details provided. Hope your friend is recovering.
06-26-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 563
Posted By nycm'er

Problem with the poop on the Brooklyn is that it...

Problem with the poop on the Brooklyn is that it talks back after you tell it to get out of the bike lane.
Forum: Commuting
06-24-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 913
Posted By nycm'er

I have had it out with cabbies there too,...

I have had it out with cabbies there too, remember about the lights: they are on the same sequence as the bikes, red for cars, red for bikes, if the car or tow truck is turning, they have to yield to...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-06, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By nycm'er

There is a shop on Lorimer and almost the BQE....

There is a shop on Lorimer and almost the BQE. They have bikes, not sure if they are cheap, but they aren't new. Also try Recycle a bike. They have some great deals sometimes, sometimes nothing. And...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-06, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By nycm'er

I'm riding a Pacer and is described in your first...

I'm riding a Pacer and is described in your first sentece as a high speed commuter. The frame is comfortable and has taken a beating for the last 2.5 years. I ride in all weather and times of day,...
06-12-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,747
Posted By nycm'er

If the cop had said, calmly, human like, "That's...

If the cop had said, calmly, human like, "That's my car man, what are you doing with your tools on it?" That would have a totally different outcome than what happened. Crayon would have maybe...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-06, 09:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,783
Posted By nycm'er

I broke my collar bone doing this dance with a...

I broke my collar bone doing this dance with a jaywalker 3 years ago nearly to the day. Out of work for 8 weeks(freelance), broken bike, PT bills. I must have out weighed the kid by 100 pounds, he...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-06, 08:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,783
Posted By nycm'er

I rode up behind a couple walking in the bike...

I rode up behind a couple walking in the bike lane on the BB ( I live below the BB in Manhattan, so it is sort of worth the stupid peds.) and said "Excuse me could you not walk in the bike path?" The...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-06, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By nycm'er

Please remember, because the NYPD gives you a...

Please remember, because the NYPD gives you a ticket or arrests you, does not mean you have broken any law. i.e. Critical Mass or the ticket blitz.

I agree with the timesup! bit, many lanes are...
04-24-06, 03:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,767
Posted By nycm'er

Any results? Anywhere? I just want to know if we...

Any results? Anywhere? I just want to know if we were DFL.

Thanks for a great race.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-06, 07:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nycm'er

The girlfriend replies: I'd take the Hudson...

The girlfriend replies:

I'd take the Hudson River path all the way up to 59th St. There I'd take a right, and then my next left is 11th Ave. That street has fast moving traffic, but late at...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-06, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nycm'er

Wahoo! Bklyn! And yes, the city ignores my...

Wahoo! Bklyn!

And yes, the city ignores my old neighborhood everyway it can (except when city people need to park on sidewalks.) so Eldridge can be a dodging game at times. Like you said, you...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-06, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By nycm'er

It could also be FL. When I was working on a...

It could also be FL. When I was working on a boat out of North Miami, I would leave 70 deg FL and come back to 30 deg NYC and see hundreds of bikers, while FL, I was often the only biker. Surfside...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nycm'er

Also OP, I am sorry I didn't say it before, I...

Also OP, I am sorry I didn't say it before, I just reread you post, sorry you got mugged. My girl does the reverse of your new commute, and like I said, avoids the section under the HH Parkway, at...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-06, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nycm'er

Yes. 1st ave., it is maybe 2 blocks east of where...

Yes. 1st ave., it is maybe 2 blocks east of where Eldridge pops out. Stuy-town is on the east side of first. I usually look for a delivery truck and draft up to at least 34th, sticking my head...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-06, 06:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nycm'er

Riding on the footpaths where is says don't ride?...

Riding on the footpaths where is says don't ride? Or riding on the roadway at 1a? I know they are out there and giving tickets without an actual violation, which is infuriating. There are rules I...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-06, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nycm'er

FraAng, did you personally get a ticket? That...

FraAng, did you personally get a ticket? That seems a bit for fetched for a cop to nail you for that, you could probably fight your way out of that.
I have never had tourist issues on the path at...
04-18-06, 12:57 AM
04-16-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,649
Posted By nycm'er

Fantastic race, thanks Chombo. Again thanks to...

Fantastic race, thanks Chombo. Again thanks to the CP people. Thanks also to the racers for being welcoming, crazy, and great competition.

It seemed that half the racers were BF members, just...
04-14-06, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,404
Posted By nycm'er

Live2 we are talking about personal cars parked...

Live2 we are talking about personal cars parked on sidewalks in a very crowded and cramped section of NYC. Chinatown has suffered quite a bit in the name of "heightened awareness of terrorism". ...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By nycm'er

+2 I think I too have the same shoes,...

+2

I think I too have the same shoes, they are very comfortable even with wide feet. Mine are ventilated, this winter I wore neoprene booties over them and have had no temperature problems...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-06, 06:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,186
Posted By nycm'er

I second that, if you don't have fenders on a 23...

I second that, if you don't have fenders on a 23 mi commute, it is going to seem like a very slow ride indeed.
03-12-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,746
Posted By nycm'er

I support this idea fully, ella keep talking, let...

I support this idea fully, ella keep talking, let us know what we/you need.
03-10-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,375
Posted By nycm'er

I see where you are going San Ren, and I think it...

I see where you are going San Ren, and I think it may take a qualifier to be clear: In my environment, the "Speed Limit" is 30 mph. And I constantly say to myself as I check for traffic and run the...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-06, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By nycm'er

Okay, did I really need to register at...

Okay, did I really need to register at Photobucket? I don't think so. Hopefully eveyone can see these:
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