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Forum: Foo
03-11-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By errolprowse

i just dont understand kids these day

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQMAZCcscm4&hd=1

what do you guys think? I'm kinda taken away by the humor, its seeming to get pretty offensive... I have to admit I did laugh a few times lol
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-10, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By errolprowse

what im looking for is 300 for a new frame/fork....

what im looking for is 300 for a new frame/fork. if i really should save up for more i will though.
what im looking for is a short wheel based frame that can turn fast and is extremely responsive. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By errolprowse

nashbar aluminum frame vs. performance bicycle aluminum frame vs. others

im in the market for a new frame, and the guy at my lbs convinced me that this years aluminum ride much better than they ever have. Problem is that ive been riding steel for a long time and i love...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By errolprowse

maybe the Michelin Pro3 Grip Tire?? any good?

maybe the Michelin Pro3 Grip Tire?? any good?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By errolprowse

slow heavy, but grippy and long lasting???

in the market for some new tires
i dont need to go fast
i dont need it to be light

but i want supreme gripping in fast turns, and i dont want to worry about getting a flat either.

i was...
05-24-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By errolprowse

should i replace my 8 year old shifters???

i have used my sora sti 8 speed shifters for my road bike for 8 years and they still work great. when should i replace them? if i were to upgrade to tiagra would it be smoother?? how long do these...
05-21-10, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By errolprowse

i was figuring along the lines of that thank...

i was figuring along the lines of that
thank you very much!!
05-21-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By errolprowse

8/9 speed question

right now i have this on my road bike:
8 speed sti shifters
9 speed xt derailer
8 speed cassette
it works great and doesnt miss a single gear

i need to buy a new wheelset and was wondering if...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-10, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By errolprowse

awesome list!! im starting my review searching...

awesome list!! im starting my review searching right now, thank you very much
Forum: Commuting
03-05-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By errolprowse

oh and i dont like any tread, it always makes a...

oh and i dont like any tread, it always makes a tire so much less grippy in turns
Forum: Commuting
03-05-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By errolprowse

any grippy and long lasting 700x28c ?

any suggestions for a road commuting tire that:
grips in turns
is 700x28c
i dont care about weight
goes forever
Forum: Commuting
11-11-09, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,589
Posted By errolprowse

for me personally, i dont like to unlock my lock...

for me personally, i dont like to unlock my lock to use it. i like to unlock it, then lock it when i need to lock my bike again. usually i use a coil around my wrist and its easy, but i want...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-09, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,589
Posted By errolprowse

i dont really have many places, no panniers and i...

i dont really have many places, no panniers and i dont want to wrap my lock around my seat or frame, it usually takes to much time, i want to be able to click it on or off quickly.

i understand...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,589
Posted By errolprowse

a quality/fast bicycle lock holder

ive been searching the forums quit a bit and i cant find anything. my experince with bicycle lock holders is that they are pure junk!! the onguard ones break because they are made of plastic. other...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By errolprowse

team rwanda

i just found this site on stumble upon and it sure is inspiring. some guys from rawanda who survived the genocide and are living off a little food is making a small cycling team. check them out!!!
...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

i have read that law and understand it, luckily...

i have read that law and understand it, luckily the cops and dmv dont.
go to the dmv/cop station(i went to both) and they said i need a helmet and lights. you try it out, you will be suprised
Forum: Commuting
11-05-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By errolprowse

brand new back pack for free!!

i have 3 vaude backpacks and one camel back. I thought they were in good condition and they looked fine.

Then i stuck one of them in my bath tub with a bunch of dawn soap. after about 2 hours the...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

if you want your message that personal to him you...

if you want your message that personal to him you should have just sent a private message

and im sorry to rant but, THIS THREAD IS "GAS MOTORS ON BIKES"!!!!!! NOT ELECTRIC!!!!! so your guys posts...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

but yea this thread is going off into ignorant...

but yea this thread is going off into ignorant hate speeches.

most who are replying dont know what they are talking about.
Forum: Commuting
11-02-09, 11:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

you should check out motorized bike forums,...

you should check out motorized bike forums, everyone there is crafty, smart and a lot nicer than the guys on this forum.

and there are different laws to different states, i mean I THINK IVE SAID...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

seriously though, a boat engine, i dont see how...

seriously though, a boat engine, i dont see how that would make anyone laugh
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 06:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

that makes no since, are you trying to be funny?

that makes no since, are you trying to be funny?
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 06:03 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

im not in this but heres some proof: ...

im not in this but heres some proof:
"two-stroke vehicles spew great volumes of dangerous hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, and smoke. A single two-stroke engine produces pollution equivalent to that...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

i use some pretty strong gear for my motorized...

i use some pretty strong gear for my motorized bicycle and i have literally 1000's of hours of commuting on my motorized bicycle and it hasnt broken any part of my frame. what i dont understand is...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

you must all understand that gas motors have been...

you must all understand that gas motors have been on bicycles since the early 1900's(pretty much the first motorcycles). with the improvments in technology these bicycles hold up for thousands upon...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 01:28 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

thats why you get a rack mounted engine. I have...

thats why you get a rack mounted engine.
I have never had a mount break or crack and it doesnt have a rubber dampener.

all you have to do about the bolts lossening is buy something called THREAD...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

wow, you didnt read the other posts im assuming. ...

wow, you didnt read the other posts im assuming.
two strokes are bad, but have you ever heard of a four stroke???

mine makes no visible exhaust (except in the cold) and is much better for the...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

I bought a kit from bikeengines.com for like 650...

I bought a kit from bikeengines.com for like 650 bucks.
you have to put it together, but its not that hard at all. these kits actually last a long time and are worth every penny. the actual engine...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

wow, if you can ride something on a bicycle over...

wow, if you can ride something on a bicycle over 50cc your balls have to be the size of astroids. have you been on a 49cc engine attached to a bicycle?



thats why you buy stronger equipment....
Forum: Commuting
10-29-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,535
Posted By errolprowse

i do most of my riding at night because i have a...

i do most of my riding at night because i have a late night job

car doors fly out at you and people dont expect people people to ride bicycles at night because they dont think its "normal"

what...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,547
Posted By errolprowse

DEALEXTREME.COM rocks!!! ive spent a few hundred...

DEALEXTREME.COM rocks!!! ive spent a few hundred dollars there.

i love to ziptie my lights to my handle bar, and if they look cheap enough, no one will steal them. thats why i buy cheap lights...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

number one is change oil. if you dont it stops...

number one is change oil. if you dont it stops running. electrics are easier in that way because they have bushings that lubricate the internals automatically. i change my oil every 100 miles or so,...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

wow your extremely close minded. if everyone was...

wow your extremely close minded. if everyone was like you, the bicycle wouldnt be around. i mean why take the perfect symmetry of walking and destroy it with two wheels and a saddle crammed up your...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

i havent been checking the recent posts, but i...

i havent been checking the recent posts, but i read a couple that said "why not electric"?
i dont like electric bikes for these reasons:

short range

expensive (bike is expensive and also new...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 04:35 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

after riding many, i think there great, only bad...

after riding many, i think there great, only bad thing is most are dangerous. you can find them for extremely cheap prices (a couple hundred bucks) and they are horrible. heres some problems for the...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

its different state to state, where are you at? ...

its different state to state, where are you at?
california doesnt have that

ohhh, i just read that your from wisconsin. thats not to bad for laws, i wish i could register mine in california so a...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

i think a lot of people are jealous of them. i...

i think a lot of people are jealous of them. i didnt like them till i had one

another benefit is that i can carry a surfboard and a kiteboard to the beach with a kite and a wetsuit in a back pack...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 11:05 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

http://www.motoredbikes.com/attachment.php?attachm...

http://www.motoredbikes.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4678&d=1204106435
http://www.motoredbikes.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4679&d=1204106495...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

yea, laws vary big time in california you...

yea, laws vary big time

in california you need to be over 16, no registration, no insurance, must wear bicycle helmet, must be under 1 horsepower. with a full 1 horsepower of properly geared drive...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

what motorcycle has 250 miles per gallon of...

what motorcycle has 250 miles per gallon of gasoline???
plus, you have to pay insurance if you get a motorcycle
i like motored bikes because its the absolute cheapest, i think its cheaper than...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

ahahhahah mine is 1/3 a horse power and can go 33...

ahahhahah mine is 1/3 a horse power and can go 33 miles per hour. just keep it under 1hp, if you had more it would be way to unsafe. look on the motored bike forums out there, some guys go like 60...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

i live in california and theres signs forbidding...

i live in california and theres signs forbidding it everywhere. motorized bicycles are considered the same as a moped and you can take up a whole car lane legally with a motor bike. other drivers...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

mine stops faster than you can imagine. you need...

mine stops faster than you can imagine. you need to ride one thats properly tuned with good components and you wouldnt even think of saying that


oh and another thing that people do is use...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,490
Posted By errolprowse

HAHAHAHAH you guys have no idea what you are...

HAHAHAHAH you guys have no idea what you are talking about.
mine goes 33 miles per hour and gets 250 miles to the gallon. mines 100% legal in california and doesnt require insurance or anything. I...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By errolprowse

of course its useful, but thats not what this...

of course its useful, but thats not what this post was for. oh and just so u know how great of a lock that thing is, look it up on youtube, anyone can get in it in no time. most locks are the same,...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By errolprowse

THIS DOES NOT BELONG HERE, we dont care about...

THIS DOES NOT BELONG HERE, we dont care about that!!!
Forum: Commuting
10-21-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By errolprowse

ARE YOU GUYS SERIOUS?!?! the reason i created...

ARE YOU GUYS SERIOUS?!?! the reason i created this post is not to share what you think, i said to share what bike/lock combo you have that got stolen. how hard is that to follow???

on top of that,...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By errolprowse

when your bike was stolen, what lock did you have???

i was thinking that instead of talking about which locks are the best, we could post which locks actually dont work.

so post what kind of stolen bike and what kind of lock you had protecting it....
Forum: Commuting
10-19-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 945
Posted By errolprowse

i think if ANY lock had a STRONG lock holder that...

i think if ANY lock had a STRONG lock holder that didnt break within a week of use, any lock would be twice as likeable. all my locks have the WORST lock holder, usually made out of cheap nylon...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,631
Posted By errolprowse

oh and if you have a back pack sliding forward...

oh and if you have a back pack sliding forward problem, you should probably consider some straps around your waist and chest. i would seriously hate back packs if i didnt have my nice internal frame,...
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