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Forum: Commuting
05-17-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,483
Posted By horus11B

I've been known to shave on the long straight...

I've been known to shave on the long straight away on the way to work... i dry shave though, uncle sam taught me that trick.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-11, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By horus11B

The ins and outs of insuring a bicycle

So, If I'm using this bike as a commuter, then I feel like I need some sort of insurance, just like I would have on my car.

What If I taco a wheel and cant get to work?Liability?FRP?

Does...
10-24-11, 01:09 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,878
Posted By horus11B

See I guess I'm the minority. I'm 5'10 and...

See I guess I'm the minority. I'm 5'10 and according to the army should be 183 lbs at 30 years old. I currently weigh 210 with a 34 inch (actual measured waist) and have 4 pack abs. I also have an 18...
10-23-11, 10:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,314
Posted By horus11B

dood, your that guy that people dont hang out...

dood, your that guy that people dont hang out with because conversations with you are so damn taxing.....Whatever... k.
10-23-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,314
Posted By horus11B

So... I make a valid point and you completely...

So... I make a valid point and you completely discount my argument by ignoring it?

How very... expected... of you.
10-23-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,314
Posted By horus11B

um... so what I'm getting after 4 pages of this...

um... so what I'm getting after 4 pages of this is that you don't like the bike. You also don't like the company's actions in respect to marketing (which is all this really boils down to) of a frame...
10-23-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By horus11B

You could always try calling these guys.... place...

You could always try calling these guys.... place an enquiry for a "product sample" under the false pretense of more in the future.

http://www.indiamart.com/naren-intl/products.html
Forum: Commuting
10-23-11, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,535
Posted By horus11B

I use an oakley assault 2.0. The mesh pockets on...

I use an oakley assault 2.0. The mesh pockets on the side are great for a change of shoes, and they're basically bomb proof. Kinda heavy though.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,021
Posted By horus11B

I recently got ahold of a mid 80's schwinn...

I recently got ahold of a mid 80's schwinn sprint. I plan on stripping it down to bare metal and running the bike through a full nitride process. This is the ultimate in corrosion resistance and...
10-22-11, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By horus11B

Yeah, Once I get back to the states, finding an...

Yeah, Once I get back to the states, finding an LBS is first on my list. Second is regreasing and repacking all the bearings and putting bar tape on. Well... after I kiss the wife... you know...she...
10-21-11, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By horus11B

My first C&V. 1985 Schwinn Sprint.

I'm in the military, and they're moving me back to the states after an extended time in asia. Because of this, I'm going to be without my beloved Giant SCR for roughly 3 months while my stuff is...
10-20-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,771
Posted By horus11B

crap... nevermind.... a night in tailand for an...

crap... nevermind.... a night in tailand for an army soldier? You guys would be better off paying the 2k in shipping.
10-20-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,771
Posted By horus11B

what part of south east asia is he in? I'm in...

what part of south east asia is he in? I'm in korea right now, i'll stop by there on my way to the states and pick it up for someone if nessicary. cover my expenses and we'll call it even.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,025
Posted By horus11B

You guys are lucky, If i tried to tell my boss i...

You guys are lucky, If i tried to tell my boss i wasn't coming into work cause i was sick then he, and the rest of the squad, would show up and physically drag me from my room. They would then...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-11, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,075
Posted By horus11B

I'm so astonishingly jealous. I've never wanted a...

I'm so astonishingly jealous. I've never wanted a titanium bike before I saw these pictures. That raw look is absolutely beautiful and the twisted TT is simply amazing. Sometimes I wish I made more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-11, 02:14 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,835
Posted By horus11B

I've been considering getting a second bike, my...

I've been considering getting a second bike, my wife rides a vintage murray cruiser... so its hard to go on a ride with her and the kids when I'm on a road bike...

I've been considering a fixie...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,919
Posted By horus11B

I spoke with my plt sgt this morning after sick...

I spoke with my plt sgt this morning after sick call, and we're both weighing the benefits of backing off on cardio before the move, and saying something... and potentially getting an IFSTE for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,919
Posted By horus11B

Did you read the part where I went to the doctor?...

Did you read the part where I went to the doctor?



Let me quantify this a little bit. The first time was after 25 miles of lightpole sprints interspersed with a speed walk with 65 lbs on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,919
Posted By horus11B

Yes... almost 3 years apart from each other, both...

Yes... almost 3 years apart from each other, both under conditions of extreme physical exertion.

I went to sick call this morning. After *****ing for 30 minutes to the medic about how I wanted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 06:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,919
Posted By horus11B

Honestly I can picture the scenario right now...

Honestly I can picture the scenario right now based on past experience with our PA...(we dont get access to an actual doctor) . Which i might not even get to see because the medic's screen us before...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,919
Posted By horus11B

Ok maybe I should rephrase my question. Has...

Ok maybe I should rephrase my question. Has anyone else ever pushed themselves to the point of passing out and if so, how did you handle it?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 05:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,919
Posted By horus11B

Yes... I'm in the military. My healthcare is that...

Yes... I'm in the military. My healthcare is that bad.

Thanks for the constructive comment though. Helped alot.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-11, 05:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,919
Posted By horus11B

So I blacked out today....

Was doing hill climb repeats.... thats bad huh?

I woke up with a skinned leg and still connected to the bike...best as I can figure is I was mashing and just slowed down and fell over...

So...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-11, 06:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,604
Posted By horus11B

Being in the military its pretty important for me...

Being in the military its pretty important for me to be able to talk to my fireteam, and manuver my guys, while shooting a firearm indoors. I use earplugs made by a company called surefire, which...
10-14-11, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,067
Posted By horus11B

send asap to scott.wetzler@gmail.com... doing a...

send asap to scott.wetzler@gmail.com... doing a ride to seoul station this weekend from the DMZ and i ... uh.... dont really know the route...
10-10-11, 05:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,359
Posted By horus11B

I dunno... i shot the last guy who tried to steal...

I dunno... i shot the last guy who tried to steal my car. Granted I was still in it at the time.

If it was my livelihood, ive got babies... **** that guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,965
Posted By horus11B

You know, the more I think about this.... it...

You know, the more I think about this.... it doesn't really matter what we say. If you truely love the sport nothing we say will be able to keep you off the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-11, 01:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By horus11B

The problem is, its all got the hammer nutrition...

The problem is, its all got the hammer nutrition logo on it! :-P
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By horus11B

I absolute understand this. My local bike shop in...

I absolute understand this. My local bike shop in korea doesn't speak much english, we usually get by with pantomime and some konglish (half korean/half english)... When I stepped into the shop the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 09:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,965
Posted By horus11B

I got hit by a cab and ended up with 9 stiches in...

I got hit by a cab and ended up with 9 stiches in my knee, bruises and scrapes, and a concussion.... Not only did I ride myself to the hospital I rode a metric 3 days later.

See rule #5.

If...
10-08-11, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By horus11B

edit the post and take out the first http:// ......

edit the post and take out the first http:// ... the one before the <a href=" .... cool video though
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By horus11B

http://www.merlincycles.co.uk/Bike+Shop/Wheels/Roa...

http://www.merlincycles.co.uk/Bike+Shop/Wheels/Road+Wheels/Factory+Road+Wheels/Shimano+R500+Wheels_SHIMANO-R500.htm

How about these for 10 bucks more... ? Ultegra hubs and lighter.

EDIT: They...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,019
Posted By horus11B

I see alot of people telling him to get the...

I see alot of people telling him to get the donations, so how about everyone pony up 20 bucks so he can ride? If you set up a way to do it, I'd donate.
10-07-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By horus11B

I dunno... i guess the google search alogorythm...

I dunno... i guess the google search alogorythm has been screwing me... cause i've typed every combination of track, frame, and carbon i can think of into it and nothing comes up.
10-07-11, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By horus11B

Carbon track frame

For some god-forsaken reason, everyone calls fixed gear/ ss bikes , track bikes...

So where are the carbon track frames? I know theres got to be some.. I just ... honestly cant find them.
10-07-11, 02:54 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 8,047
Posted By horus11B

I would call it you responding to someone posting...

I would call it you responding to someone posting " Theres more to a frame that just tubing" when you were doing your BD shill.
10-06-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By horus11B

I guess im trying to find that middle road,...

I guess im trying to find that middle road, between getting what I want and doing it as cheaply as possible.. and in small enough increments that I cant slide it under the wifes radar... lol.

And...
10-06-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By horus11B

ugh...its almost like buying from BD though..... ...

ugh...its almost like buying from BD though.....

Aside.. I've got a little money on the left and right, I want drop bars... and being able to customize the thing as I build it right the first time...
10-06-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,351
Posted By horus11B

totally different style... and feel free to yell...

totally different style... and feel free to yell at me for being off topic... but I use this.

http://www.lapolicegear.com/mamoge.html

Of course I cycle to work where I get off the bike and...
10-06-11, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By horus11B

Frame build - First SS

Ok, So I have a road bike that i love. I'm a relatively poor soldier who's moving back to the states after a year away from the family. They come to pick my stuff up and put it on a boat here in a...
10-06-11, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By horus11B

Same thing here... it went from a cheap mongoose...

Same thing here... it went from a cheap mongoose mountain bike, to a borrowed hybrid, to a Giant SCR. I honestly reccomend the giant SCR series from personal experience. You can pick up the SCR 2 for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,631
Posted By horus11B

long story short... no. The holes arent...

long story short... no. The holes arent nessicarily "drilled". They're drilled, and then a little threaded piece is then bonded to the frame using a process called "brazing". This is nessicary...
10-05-11, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By horus11B

Yes of course... and also remember that beings as...

Yes of course... and also remember that beings as you had no idea there were bicycles other than walmart bikes, Remember that you are not a bicycle mechanic... so when your online purchase needs...
10-05-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By horus11B

nashbar.com or merlin cycles.... brakes and...

nashbar.com or merlin cycles.... brakes and tyres/tubes should be inexpensive...
Honestly, go to a LBS and have them do it. If you buy the parts there, they generally install/adjust for free... and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By horus11B

Yeah, thats probably what I'm going to do. I can...

Yeah, thats probably what I'm going to do. I can deffinately wait, I've got to save some cash, I'm just worried about losing out on a good deal cause its the end of the season.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-11, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By horus11B

I don't do credit cards.... which is why I'm...

I don't do credit cards.... which is why I'm riding a factory Giant low end bike.But your right, me paying him in installments is a great deal and he should totally go for it... :-P
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-11, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By horus11B

I would absolutely love to do this. If I wasn't...

I would absolutely love to do this. If I wasn't moving/ in the military/ broke I would jump on it in a heartbeat. Hell, I'll give you 10% more than your asking price if you'll let me give you...
10-05-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By horus11B

so... you guys hot now or what? ...

so... you guys hot now or what? ...
10-05-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,997
Posted By horus11B

taurus is a 38 special... but yeah...same...

taurus is a 38 special... but yeah...same concept...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By horus11B

I actually totally agree with the LBS comment. I...

I actually totally agree with the LBS comment. I would go there except my LBS doesn't speak english, and I'm in the process of moving back into the united states. I'm all about supporting small...
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