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06-09-07, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Lossy

Headlights replaced by flashlights.

I have seen many members on here do a variety of hombrew projects to mount up anything from a mini-mag to a 4D mag.

Every time I saw one of these mods, I thought to myself, if only they had...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,462
Posted By Lossy

45+ on my Dew Deluxe with 38c Knobbies. (Hill of...

45+ on my Dew Deluxe with 38c Knobbies. (Hill of course)

I can't wait to get my mountain bike so I can put slicks on the dew.
04-05-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 52,620
Posted By Lossy

It is for a seatpost, not bearings. Use something...

It is for a seatpost, not bearings. Use something petroleum based, so it doesn't go rancid.

hand lotion is my vote.
03-23-07, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Lossy

on the middle it will have ramps that face to the...

on the middle it will have ramps that face to the inside.
03-23-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,128
Posted By Lossy

I found a bike pump on the shoreline south,...

I found a bike pump on the shoreline south, inbetween strongs canyon and 46th trailhead. If you can identify it, you can come pick it up from me.
03-12-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,482
Posted By Lossy

The widest tires you can get on the back is a...

The widest tires you can get on the back is a 40mm.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-07, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By Lossy

Yes, pedal stike should wake you up. ;) ...

Yes, pedal stike should wake you up. ;)

Great bike, what gearing did you select?
Forum: Commuting
03-10-07, 09:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,778
Posted By Lossy

I take it this is a commuter. I would...

I take it this is a commuter.

I would reccomend Panaracer stradius sports. If you want flat protection get the kevlar lined model, or Mr. Tuffy liners, or both.

A slick is head and shoulders...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-07, 09:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,034
Posted By Lossy

Why is the iso size different than the advertised...

Why is the iso size different than the advertised size? 47-622 SHOULD BE 700c x 45c.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,034
Posted By Lossy

With the nexus 8 premium you can can use a roller...

With the nexus 8 premium you can can use a roller brake. I don't know how effective it is.There is also a coaster brake or v-brake models in the non-premium version.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,805
Posted By Lossy

or a hybrid type bike.

or a hybrid type bike.
03-08-07, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Lossy

what bike and rims do you have?

what bike and rims do you have?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-07, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By Lossy

A simple test ride is different than a complete...

A simple test ride is different than a complete fit.
Forum: Commuting
03-06-07, 12:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,246
Posted By Lossy

www.bhsi.org

www.bhsi.org
Forum: Commuting
02-28-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lossy

They make it out like, you should never look at...

They make it out like, you should never look at your computer while riding it.
Forum: Commuting
02-28-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,352
Posted By Lossy

I have the KONA DD, it is an awesome bike. I put...

I have the KONA DD, it is an awesome bike. I put a rack, trunk bag, blinkies, fenders, bar ends and panaracer 23's. I also put on a computer, but thats just for fun.

Everything else is an...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-07, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,561
Posted By Lossy

I would have done 3 tires. One for each incident.

I would have done 3 tires. One for each incident.
Forum: Commuting
02-27-07, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lossy

The best for riding a bike is made by fuelbelt. ...

The best for riding a bike is made by fuelbelt.

Light and fold's up very small. Very reflective, breathes and actually moves, instead of a sturdy contruction vest.

Google fuelbelt.
Forum: Commuting
02-26-07, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,894
Posted By Lossy

It doesn't look wider to me, just less intense.

It doesn't look wider to me, just less intense.
Forum: Commuting
02-23-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,084
Posted By Lossy

1 is enough. If you want more lighting put...

1 is enough. If you want more lighting put something else on. Two superflash's going at different rates would be death.
Forum: Commuting
02-22-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,894
Posted By Lossy

I had my lbs order one in when they were newish,...

I had my lbs order one in when they were newish, We couldn't see the on switch, both of us hovered over the light and I found it.

You know what happens next.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-07, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Lossy

I slipped on some ice that looked like snow....

I slipped on some ice that looked like snow. Upper 50's. Messed up my gloves a bit. I'll be glad to see winter go.
02-17-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

more details

The Bike was all white with a small red pinstripe across the top tube, with red lettering. After looking at the fuji brochures she does not believe it was fuji after all.

This bike would be...
02-15-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

I will try and dig up some photos, but the bike...

I will try and dig up some photos, but the bike is long gone unfortunately.
02-15-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Lossy

Why not combine this? I have seen many tool box...

Why not combine this? I have seen many tool box carts that have a pegboard in the back. Of course they would have to be much bigger than what you have in mind.
02-15-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

Maybe if I misspell more words the grammar nazis...

Maybe if I misspell more words the grammar nazis will keep it bumped to the top.
02-14-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

Still looking for help. Tell me to give up...

Still looking for help.

Tell me to give up if nessicary.
Forum: Commuting
02-12-07, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By Lossy

I'm saying that because there was a layer in...

I'm saying that because there was a layer in between the helmet and my head it is POSSIBLE that the edge of the helmet hit the ground, absorbing no force, was pushed to the side and allowed my head...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-07, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By Lossy

Well the ice managed to make the fall fast enough...

Well the ice managed to make the fall fast enough I cant say exactly what happened. However what I believe happened is the back of the helmet is pointed and the ground may have pushed it out of the...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By Lossy

Helmet!

So I was riding my bike to work for the first time since my daughter was born. That was over a month ago. Since the car was down, I said goodbye to the wife and kids and headed off.

The very first...
02-12-07, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

T-MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAR...

T-MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAR [/streetcar named desire]
02-08-07, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

Is that a person? a tool, or perhaps a demi-god?

Is that a person? a tool, or perhaps a demi-god?
02-07-07, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

I don't think so. I got the direct impression...

I don't think so. I got the direct impression that she was misreading Jamaican on the side of it, as Jammycan.
02-07-07, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

I spoke to her again, and she is fairly certain...

I spoke to her again, and she is fairly certain it was a "Jamaican", as she used to say it "Jammy-can" She believes it was a fuji, but is more certain of the model than the manufacturer. I will show...
02-06-07, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lossy

Fuji?

I was speaking to my mother over the weekend, she said that around 1979-1981 she received a bicycle that was fairly new but with wrecked wheels. She said that she was fairly certain this bicycle was...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,519
Posted By Lossy

I see. You either A. have no arguement excluding...

I see. You either A. have no arguement excluding semantics or B. Don't think it is a bike.

IMO the OP does not utilize his bicycle with an optional electric assist as a dedicated scooter. If he...
02-04-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 11,583
Posted By Lossy

I see. You either A. have no arguement excluding...

I see. You either A. have no arguement excluding semantics or B. Don't think it is a bike.

IMO the OP does not utilize his bicycle with an optional electric assist as a dedicated scooter. If he...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-07, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Lossy

Tires that are only six months old? Short...

Tires that are only six months old? Short commute? Most likely he probably has less than 1000 miles on the tires. Realistically they will probably last 4 times that.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,519
Posted By Lossy

Are you a troll? What does it matter? The man...

Are you a troll? What does it matter? The man rides a bike. Not a scooter, not a motorcycle, not a Moped, to work, thus he commutes. This is the commuting forum after all. He wanted to know why...
02-04-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 11,583
Posted By Lossy

Are you a troll? What does it matter? The man...

Are you a troll? What does it matter? The man rides a bike. Not a scooter, not a motorcycle, not a Moped, to work, thus he commutes. This is the commuting forum after all. He wanted to know why...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,149
Posted By Lossy

They don't have snow plows in canada? I see road...

They don't have snow plows in canada? I see road riders out just about any time of year. Usually a couple days after a storm so that the salt has melted all the ice etc. Maybe it never stops storming?
Forum: Commuting
02-04-07, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Lossy

Well, you can probably get some of all of those...

Well, you can probably get some of all of those from performance for the price. Considering the conditions a rack would probably benefit you most and a trunk bag with it is always very useful. I like...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-07, 08:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,169
Posted By Lossy

It's the rain. I've had the lower planet bike...

It's the rain. I've had the lower planet bike model do the same thing. After taking out the batteries and drying out it works great.
01-30-07, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Lossy

It is in the shifter pull. The ratios are what...

It is in the shifter pull. The ratios are what matters. Since your cassette matches your shifters it will work.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Lossy

I looked at these very seriously. I would love to...

I looked at these very seriously. I would love to see photos when you get them mounted up, a review would be awesome as well.
Forum: Foo
01-22-07, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,830
Posted By Lossy

Wear a surgical mask.

Wear a surgical mask.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-07, 10:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,206
Posted By Lossy

For those that, (like me) use a flat or riser bar...

For those that, (like me) use a flat or riser bar with bar ends. What bar ends do you prefer? I have the stubbies and like those, but I may switch to the longer mountain bars.
Forum: Commuting
01-21-07, 12:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,206
Posted By Lossy

Riser with Bar ends.

Riser with Bar ends.
01-17-07, 09:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,751
Posted By Lossy

#3 looks a lot like sheet metal shaping tools....

#3 looks a lot like sheet metal shaping tools. You put them in a big free standing machine that hammers up and down 1/4" and shapes things against a metal anvil.

A guess from what I think it may...
01-17-07, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,870
Posted By Lossy

I would take it to a metal shop, they should have...

I would take it to a metal shop, they should have a great idea.

The shop in ogden I have been very impressed with is Skyline cycle, I have been to all the other shops in ogden and have had nothing...
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