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09-15-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Mr York

I went to an interview over a year ago and...

I went to an interview over a year ago and noticed the guy had a bike in his office. I told him I ride and plan on riding to work if I get the job. He asked if I rode to the interview, I said no, I...
09-15-09, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Mr York

I will be riding to work and back. And I think I...

I will be riding to work and back. And I think I will pop open a cold Fat Tire too ;-)
08-30-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By Mr York

I commute to work and use a planet bike super...

I commute to work and use a planet bike super flash on the rear, wear a neon safety vest, signal turns, stop at lights, ride predictably, and know that I have a right to the road. Ride with...
08-13-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By Mr York

I have an ampedbikes.com kit installed on an...

I have an ampedbikes.com kit installed on an electra townie. I use it to commute 13 miles a day. Without the motor, it takes me 55 minutes to get to work, with the motor it take 25 minutes. I...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Mr York

I have one electric and one non-electric bike. ...

I have one electric and one non-electric bike. Perfect combo.
07-11-09, 12:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By Mr York

I like to give friendly waves.

I like to give friendly waves.
06-29-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Mr York

I love grocery bag panniers.

I love grocery bag panniers.
06-26-09, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By Mr York

I love my eneloop batteries, much better than...

I love my eneloop batteries, much better than standard NiMH. But recharging while riding seems like a bad idea (efficiency). Better to charge from the wall I would suspect than to convert...
06-26-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By Mr York

I have an amped motor on my 26" bike...

I have an amped motor on my 26" bike (non-folding). It has a steel frame, but I also use the torque arm. Even though I have steel it still felt like it would rip itself out without one.

I don't...
06-19-09, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Mr York

Hurray, yet another thread I get to unsubscribe...

Hurray, yet another thread I get to unsubscribe from.
06-10-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Mr York

I use planet Bike Blaze, the one watt version. ...

I use planet Bike Blaze, the one watt version. Love it. The AA batteries last a long time. I use it on my commute during the day.
06-09-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By Mr York

I second the recommendation of reading Walden. I...

I second the recommendation of reading Walden. I found it very inspirational.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,813
Posted By Mr York

I ride with a single grocery bag pannier and...

I ride with a single grocery bag pannier and frequently have it loaded down with stuff I am taking to work or taking home. Never been a problem at all.
06-08-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Mr York

Max pressure for me is 65, I use 60.

Max pressure for me is 65, I use 60.
Forum: Commuting
06-08-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By Mr York

I drink an orange juice or equivalent when I get...

I drink an orange juice or equivalent when I get to work. I don't eat anything before. My commute is 6.5 miles one way though. If it were longer I might need to eat ahead of time.
Forum: Commuting
06-06-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Mr York

I am looking at an Electra Townie Original 7D. ...

I am looking at an Electra Townie Original 7D. Rode one today for the first time and it is really comfortable. I am going to slap on fenders and a rear rack to make it commute-a-licious. They make...
06-04-09, 11:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Mr York

I like the phrase: Your perception determines...

I like the phrase: Your perception determines your reality.

I think about the meaning of that phrase quite often.
06-02-09, 11:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mr York

Get a hold of your cities bicycle master plan. ...

Get a hold of your cities bicycle master plan. If it is anything like my city's, it will list accident and death statistics. On mine, riding at night without lights is a prominent factor. A side...
06-01-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mr York

Most I see don't have lights.

Most I see don't have lights.
05-31-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mr York

That depends on what you want the motor to do for...

That depends on what you want the motor to do for you. If you want a motorcycle, a bigger wattage motor will appeal, if you want to get some exercise, a 500 watt is a great choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-09, 02:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,632
Posted By Mr York

My advice is to cry uncle and stop digging...

My advice is to cry uncle and stop digging yourself deeper ;-)
05-30-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Mr York

I doubt you will have trouble. I don't have a...

I doubt you will have trouble. I don't have a stokemonkey, but i did build my ebike. If you put a bike together you can add an electric motor.
05-30-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,789
Posted By Mr York

I would refuse. The right to refuse a search is...

I would refuse. The right to refuse a search is in place to help prevent the abuse of power. I don't like the abuse of power, so I do my part to help us all stay free.

And it has nothing to do...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,417
Posted By Mr York

Cool, I am wanting to do something like this too.

Cool, I am wanting to do something like this too.
05-28-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,621
Posted By Mr York

Something else to consider about being car free. ...

Something else to consider about being car free. One tends to structure their life to suit the transportation available. It sounds like your life is currently structured around automobile...
05-28-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mr York

If I had enough mustard, I could have a hot dog.

If I had enough mustard, I could have a hot dog.
05-27-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mr York

Are you talking about the geared or the free...

Are you talking about the geared or the free wheel version
05-24-09, 01:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,621
Posted By Mr York

I fit that category. I am already noticing the...

I fit that category. I am already noticing the health benefits too. By the end of June I will have 1000 miles on my bike. Every month I find more I can do with my bike, I get better setup...
05-17-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mr York

Fantastically inspirational!!!

Fantastically inspirational!!!
Forum: Commuting
05-17-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By Mr York

There is, UN Security Council resolution 26x1.95....

There is, UN Security Council resolution 26x1.95. One faces heavy sanctions and accusatory finger wagging for not posting pictures.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,042
Posted By Mr York

My wife has a car, I now use a bike. I have been...

My wife has a car, I now use a bike. I have been transitioning to do more and more on the bike. The longer I go without being in a car the happier I feel and the less comfortable I am in a car. ...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,630
Posted By Mr York

Same here, I have a planet bike computer and I...

Same here, I have a planet bike computer and I love seeing the temperature and time and speed on one screen. The odometer keeps track of my progress. I have had the computer since I got the bike.
Forum: Commuting
05-16-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,630
Posted By Mr York

I average 65 miles a week commuting to work. I...

I average 65 miles a week commuting to work. I love it and specifically chose a job close to home so I could take advantage of using the bike this way.
Forum: Commuting
05-01-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,478
Posted By Mr York

My commute is 6.5 miles each way. It takes 25...

My commute is 6.5 miles each way. It takes 25 minutes on average.
Forum: Commuting
05-01-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,854
Posted By Mr York

I have embraced my inner fred. I wear an orange...

I have embraced my inner fred. I wear an orange safety vest over my shirt and shorts. I wear tennis shoes, and a full face helmet. I have a black shopping bag pannier on the left, a battery...
04-09-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
Posted By Mr York

Airzound is amazing. I can't imagine being...

Airzound is amazing. I can't imagine being without it.
04-03-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,363
Posted By Mr York

I use one for commuting too. I reach speeds of...

I use one for commuting too. I reach speeds of 22ish during many parts and just feel better about having it on. A plus is I notice people look at it, so it catches the attention more than a regular...
02-22-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,722
Posted By Mr York

One of the best things one can do for themselves...

One of the best things one can do for themselves is rejecting fear. Fear is used by others to manipulate. Fear inhibits one from within. Fear is the mind killer.
02-22-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,407
Posted By Mr York

The report also says that alcohol is related in...

The report also says that alcohol is related in more than 1/3 of the cases, either the car or the bike rider. That might help skew the numbers some.
02-17-09, 10:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,158
Posted By Mr York

The airzound is ridiculously loud. Louder than a...

The airzound is ridiculously loud. Louder than a car horn and very light. No battery either. The video above does not do the horn justice.
12-14-08, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By Mr York

Have you ever used any other ebike setups? How...

Have you ever used any other ebike setups? How does the stokemonkey compare?
Forum: Foo
11-30-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 228,527
Posted By Mr York

Pic of the wife on the beach at sunset. I use...

Pic of the wife on the beach at sunset. I use this shot as my wallpaper too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-08, 01:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,410
Posted By Mr York

There are a lot of websites that have a similar...

There are a lot of websites that have a similar drop. I was checking out alexa.com today when I noticed it comparing different sites. It does not seem to be BF specific drop.
10-25-08, 01:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,974
Posted By Mr York

I don't have a cell phone because I don't like...

I don't have a cell phone because I don't like talking on the phone and I don't want to be tracked or spied on or get charged for text messaging at over $1000 per megabyte. So I naturally recoil at...
Forum: Foo
10-02-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Mr York

Have you seen the last transmission of Moon base...

Have you seen the last transmission of Moon base Alpha (Space 1999)?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UJu0_NSt8Y
Forum: Foo
09-30-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Mr York

Deep Space 9 and Babylon 5 came out at basically...

Deep Space 9 and Babylon 5 came out at basically the same time, I would call it parallel evolution.

And his name was Garibaldi FYI

Farscape FTW
Forum: Touring
09-23-08, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Mr York

Have you tried: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/

Have you tried:
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/
Forum: Foo
09-09-08, 11:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,228
Posted By Mr York

If you want to reduce the number of times JW's...

If you want to reduce the number of times JW's visit, ask them to put you on the "do not call" list. That will limit the number of times you are visited greatly.
09-01-08, 12:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,565
Posted By Mr York

The Aptera electric car has a continuously...

The Aptera electric car has a continuously variable transmission.
08-29-08, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Mr York

That would be a good time to apply power ;-)

That would be a good time to apply power ;-)
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