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03-19-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By veganboyjosh

dunno if you're interested, but EVT tools makes...

dunno if you're interested, but EVT tools makes what is a bomber version of sheldon's BB tool hack:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By veganboyjosh

winchester makes some great looking brass bar...

winchester makes some great looking brass bar ends:

http://bikehacks.com/bar-end-cap-hack-part-trois/
05-27-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By veganboyjosh

Community Cycles in Boulder is hiring a shop manager.

Hey All,

I posted this in the regional forum, but figured someone outside of Colorado may be interested. If this is in the wrong place, mods, feel free to move or delete it. I certainly don't want...
05-27-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,018
Posted By veganboyjosh

Community Cycles in Boulder is hiring a shop manager.

Community Cycles is looking to hire a full-time shop manager. The ideal candidate has several years of bicycle shop, mechanical, retail, managerial and nonprofit experience. Experience working with...
Forum: Touring
03-10-09, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,990
Posted By veganboyjosh

sounds interesting. would love to see pics of the...

sounds interesting. would love to see pics of the finished thing.

i'd only suggest that zipties might not be strong enough to hold the cages with full bottles up, and you might look at hose...
12-15-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By veganboyjosh

i've wondered this myself. am interested in the...

i've wondered this myself. am interested in the responses.
11-18-08, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By veganboyjosh

for a list of collecives like sopo, check out...

for a list of collecives like sopo, check out www.bikecollectives.org. there's a directory of community/non-profit shops across the country.

the other option is to post a free ad on craigslist...
10-22-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,101
Posted By veganboyjosh

be them the bike pirates? those folks are...

be them the bike pirates? those folks are awesome. i might have to wear my bike pirates shirt tomorrow.

yeah, talk to the library, or the city. a lot of cities have some kind of municipal bike...
10-19-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,957
Posted By veganboyjosh

back when i was riding bmx bikes--about 13 years...

back when i was riding bmx bikes--about 13 years ago--we had goatheads and other tire damaging things to deal with. instead of spending money on expensive tires, we came up with a cheap fix that...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-08, 07:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,496
Posted By veganboyjosh

i'm in the same boat. of course i came to bike...

i'm in the same boat. of course i came to bike forums first, but now i'm even more confused. the optimist in me says i'll get cash out of this deal, the pessimist says i'll be able to claim 240 per...
10-03-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,089
Posted By veganboyjosh

i can't remember if it was 12 or 16 inches, but i...

i can't remember if it was 12 or 16 inches, but i did see a smaller one with a freewheel and at least a back handbrake. i don't recall what brand it was, but it was better than dept store quality....
09-23-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By veganboyjosh

i learned to install crown races a long time ago...

i learned to install crown races a long time ago using a larger adjustable wrench and a mallet. i didn't know (or at least hadn't seen one) until about a year ago that there is a special pipe shaped...
09-23-08, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 340,227
Posted By veganboyjosh

I can see why he'd get rid of it. It's much too...

I can see why he'd get rid of it. It's much too small for him.
09-16-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By veganboyjosh

that's exactly it. thanks! and it's a lot...

that's exactly it. thanks!

and it's a lot less money than i would have thought...

thanks, sailor2!
09-15-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By veganboyjosh

that one looks awesome (don't have to remove...

that one looks awesome (don't have to remove front wheel, attaches at rear wheel instead of seat), but still is not the one i saw...

the one i saw had the long trail-a-bike arm that arches up and...
09-14-08, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By veganboyjosh

this is close to what i saw, but the front wheel...

this is close to what i saw, but the front wheel of the back bike was definitely removed and attached to the arm somehow.

i could see how this got mixed reviews...

and as for getting a...
09-14-08, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By veganboyjosh

trailabike with front hub QR for trailing a full bike?

I saw this while out riding around, and didn't get a chance to ask the rider about it, but it looked awesome.

From far away, it looked like a normal trailabike which hooks onto the front/adult...
09-14-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By veganboyjosh

anyone got more info on this thing? that looks...

anyone got more info on this thing? that looks crazy...are those guy wires on the back end? nuts.
09-14-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By veganboyjosh

were they like these: ...

were they like these:


http://www.firstflightbikes.com/_borders/FisherMBbar.JPG

i've seen them before, mostly on older bikes, but the image above has the bars on a threadless fork, so i...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,149
Posted By veganboyjosh

i've never seen him while on my bike, but i have...

i've never seen him while on my bike, but i have seen him while waiting for the bus...

there's a guy in my neighborhood who rides a segway. what's so funny about that? he's blind. he's got a white...
09-03-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By veganboyjosh

you might wanna see if there's a bike collective...

you might wanna see if there's a bike collective near you.

click the link below, and then check out the directory. often bike collectives will have mountains of old parts...or even donor bikes...
09-03-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,431
Posted By veganboyjosh

fine cooking is another great omni mag. it's put...

fine cooking is another great omni mag. it's put out by taunton, the same folks who do fine woodworking, fine homebuilding, fine gardening, and i think one other, whose name escapes me at the moment....
09-03-08, 12:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,431
Posted By veganboyjosh

listen to thedalyn. she knows of what she speaks....

listen to thedalyn. she knows of what she speaks.

my favorite vegan cookbook right now is vegan with a vengeance. by the same author as veganomicon. besides the awesome recipes, it's got a...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By veganboyjosh

About 3 of the 11 miles i ride in in the...

About 3 of the 11 miles i ride in in the morning/home at night are straight. I can see other bikes a ways away, since the road is clear and so straight. Sometimes I do the passing, sometimes I get...
09-01-08, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By veganboyjosh

that seems to have fixed it. thanks! ...

that seems to have fixed it.

thanks!

mods, feel free to lock/close this thread.

thanks.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,566
Posted By veganboyjosh

i like to use two magnets on my wheel, so that i...

i like to use two magnets on my wheel, so that i can go twice as fast.
08-28-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,431
Posted By veganboyjosh

not to mention cheaper. holy crap those things...

not to mention cheaper. holy crap those things are so good.



funny. when i hear "riding a bike in the basement", i think of this. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqSPdouir6Q)
08-28-08, 09:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,431
Posted By veganboyjosh

we eat a ton of nutritional yeast, and we just...

we eat a ton of nutritional yeast, and we just learned that it's a great source of all the b vitamins--including the elusive number 12-- as well as a bunch of other good stuff.

read more here:
...
08-28-08, 07:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,431
Posted By veganboyjosh

i did. thanks for catching it. i'll go fix it...

i did. thanks for catching it. i'll go fix it now.

it's too early to be posting on the internet responsibly...
08-28-08, 07:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,431
Posted By veganboyjosh

hi larry, others. i've been vegan for 16...

hi larry, others.

i've been vegan for 16 years, riding one bike or another for longer. i don't do any sort of training or anything, but i do commute 22 miles round trip almost daily. this is the...
08-27-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By veganboyjosh

pedal forward? seriously, tho. sounds like a...

pedal forward?

seriously, tho. sounds like a freewheel/cassette/hub issue.

oops. didn't read the OP closely enough.

could be a warranty thing...check with your LBS...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-08, 02:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,696
Posted By veganboyjosh

awesome letter, awesome post, and awesome woman. ...

awesome letter, awesome post, and awesome woman.

thanks for sharing it.
08-27-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By veganboyjosh

the buttons aren't there in any of the editors. ...

the buttons aren't there in any of the editors.

wait. what do you mean by editor? i only know of the "post quick reply" and "go advanced". it's not in either of those...
when i first noticed the...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By veganboyjosh

http://www.pmwf.com/Watches/Watches%20Kritaya/Swat...

http://www.pmwf.com/Watches/Watches%20Kritaya/SwatchGroup3.jpg
08-27-08, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By veganboyjosh

I know---knew---how to post photos, but the buttons are gone!?

i've done it in the past, and i'd like to continue. but the buttons above the reply text box are gone. there's no bold option, no underline, no photo or weblink button.

i can't be the only one...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By veganboyjosh

i don't sell notions, but my mother in law...

i don't sell notions, but my mother in law quilts.

do i get credit?
08-27-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,727
Posted By veganboyjosh

what about knarps? ...

what about knarps?

http://harriscyclery.net/merchant/370/images/large/knarps.jpg
08-27-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By veganboyjosh

a directory of such shops around the world is...

a directory of such shops around the world is under "directory" at www.bikecollectives.org.
08-27-08, 10:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,253
Posted By veganboyjosh

this same idea has come up in a conversation i...

this same idea has come up in a conversation i had before with regards to freakbike building, and i wondered if you could modify/use out of the box a grip shifter as a brake lever. i realize the grip...
08-19-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,675
Posted By veganboyjosh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXCqSpZ_fgk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXCqSpZ_fgk
08-18-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By veganboyjosh

posted. (http://www.boulderbikes.blogspot.com)...

posted.
(http://www.boulderbikes.blogspot.com) thanks!
08-18-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,675
Posted By veganboyjosh

That thing looks like it has no brakes...

That thing looks like it has no brakes...
08-18-08, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,479
Posted By veganboyjosh

awesome. have you ever seen the...

awesome.

have you ever seen the prank/novelty "rattlesnake eggs" envelopes they sell at tourist shops?

it's basically a paperclip type frame, a rubber band, and a washer. you wind up the...
08-16-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By veganboyjosh

thanks for the kind words, everyone! I added some...

thanks for the kind words, everyone! I added some links this morning...I know there's more to come. I do realize I don't know it all...

i've been hearing rumors of a velodrome for a while...but...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,896
Posted By veganboyjosh

Yeah, I'm aware of this...I didn't arrive damp, I...

Yeah, I'm aware of this...I didn't arrive damp, I arrived soaked. Well, mostly. My cloths were either soaked from seepage. The difference between water proof and water resistant in my "rain" gear,...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By veganboyjosh

Can he park it out front with the other bikes,...

Can he park it out front with the other bikes, once he gets to where he's going?
Forum: Commuting
08-15-08, 03:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,896
Posted By veganboyjosh

decent rain gear?

My commute is about 11 miles one way. i'm fine with the distance, no problem. Today was the first since last winter (when my commute was only 2 miles) when it rained/drizzled the entire night, and...
08-14-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By veganboyjosh

Boulder has a bike blog.

I'm surprised it hasn't happened already.

Boulder has so many families of cyclists--commuters, roadies, mtn bikers, the cruisers, bmx'ers, trials, freakbikers and more--and it seems like they...
08-13-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By veganboyjosh

no, it makes it steeper. think about where the...

no, it makes it steeper. think about where the front axle now is in relation to
where it would be if the bike were assembled normally. plus it's upside down, so that pushes it even more forward....
08-13-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By veganboyjosh

my first "tallbike" was built this way. i had...

my first "tallbike" was built this way. i had never actually seen another tallbike before, and was just tooling around with parts, and switched out the cranks, headset, and rear wheel, and then used...
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