Search: Posts Made By: jonathan180iq
Showing results 1 to 50 of 195
Search took 0.11 seconds.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,721
Posted By jonathan180iq

two.

two.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-09, 06:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 28,675
Posted By jonathan180iq

For what it's worth, way back when, my 9 mile...

For what it's worth, way back when, my 9 mile commute used to take me just a minute or two over an hour with the standard 26x1.95 MTB tire. Switching over to cheap slick ATB tires from Wal-Mart, made...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,954,183
Posted By jonathan180iq

I got a new commuter last Thursday. It's a...

I got a new commuter last Thursday. It's a 1996-97 Schwinn Moab. Good stuff. One of the Alivio shifters was crapped out so I replaced it with my trusty Sunrace Friction shifters. I also switched over...
07-02-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By jonathan180iq

I drive my car 2.8 miles so that I can avoid a...

I drive my car 2.8 miles so that I can avoid a major highway and then I bike 3.4 miles to work. My work consists, on days that I'm out in the field, of driving around a crummy old S-10. A lot....
07-02-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,108
Posted By jonathan180iq

Here's an eco friendly "tankless" water heating...

Here's an eco friendly "tankless" water heating system. For the low-low price of $3,000 it's yours!

http://greenbuildingelements.com/files/images/solarshower-hose_0.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-02-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,885
Posted By jonathan180iq

One of the reasons that I like using a reel mower...

One of the reasons that I like using a reel mower is because I don't have to worry about shooting my little dude with flying rocks of sticks.

http://i40.tinypic.com/df7hfp.jpg
07-09-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By jonathan180iq

Guthrie has been an off-n-on starter in one of my...

Guthrie has been an off-n-on starter in one of my two fantasy baseball leagues. He'll be frontline on both now.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By jonathan180iq

A bike is a bike. It has good components and fits...

A bike is a bike. It has good components and fits his budget. It gives the same, if not more bike, for less than the others.

What's the problem? He can have it set up by his local LBS if he isn't...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-07, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By jonathan180iq

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/caf...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/cafe_noir.htm

This bike has better components and is in your price range. It's a steel frame with carbon fork and adjustable stem.
12-10-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,810
Posted By jonathan180iq

Yeah, there are all types of different farming...

Yeah, there are all types of different farming methods that don't produce tons of agricultural run-off or require tons of fertilizers. They just need to be taught and implemented on a large scale.
12-10-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,810
Posted By jonathan180iq

Like I said, those are guaranteed cuantities of...

Like I said, those are guaranteed cuantities of oil. The stuff that is unreachable isn't recorded in the data.

Still, that makes my point even more relevant. Of that oil, not all of it will be...
12-10-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,810
Posted By jonathan180iq

For what it's worth, at the current global...

For what it's worth, at the current global consumption rate, the world's recorded oil reserves will be exhausted in 43 years.

There are, according to several different studies, 1.2 trillions...
12-04-07, 11:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,621
Posted By jonathan180iq

What article in Discover?

What article in Discover?
Forum: Commuting
12-04-07, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,954,183
Posted By jonathan180iq

The Mt. Fury was my first ever commuter bike,...

The Mt. Fury was my first ever commuter bike, too. I logged a little more than 100 miles on that thing before I bought a road bike that was too big for me. Some 1.5" slicks decreased my overall ride...
12-03-07, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,513
Posted By jonathan180iq

Plus, you have an intricate and personal...

Plus, you have an intricate and personal knowledge of whatever it is that you just built. It's also very rewarding knowing that have made a useful item with your own two hands.
11-24-07, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,513
Posted By jonathan180iq

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=233886...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=233886

I used this for a couple of months until I get a new bike which came with a manufactured rack.

It worked well. You can just cut the lengths...
11-22-07, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By jonathan180iq

The canvas bags on the Woloshanky page is exactly...

The canvas bags on the Woloshanky page is exactly what I am looking for. I found two possible options at the local army navy surplus store but they were super green and I didn't really dig them....
11-21-07, 02:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,756
Posted By jonathan180iq

Rail travel is the second most efficient...

Rail travel is the second most efficient transportation system, after the bicycle. A train full of people gets close to 600 MPG per passenger mile. A 747 gets 70 MPG PPM. A loaded Prius is only good...
11-21-07, 12:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,621
Posted By jonathan180iq

No problem with that. In my experience, it's the...

No problem with that. In my experience, it's the only way to get certain portions of the population to pay attention to you.
11-21-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,621
Posted By jonathan180iq

The overconsumption of any finite resrouce will...

The overconsumption of any finite resrouce will lead people into conflict over that resource. This is why I see conservation of resources as a personal, ethical responsibility. I'm sure the same...
11-21-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By jonathan180iq

Question About DIY Panniers

I'm looking for some pointers on making my own panniers. I prefer canvas and leather "vintage" style panniers but I don't want to spend $140 on the stuff from Rivendell. Since this forum is all about...
11-21-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,621
Posted By jonathan180iq

It's really amazing how many people here in the...

It's really amazing how many people here in the Baptist South consider Catholics to not be Christian...
11-21-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,621
Posted By jonathan180iq

Slag, If that be the case, I obviouly missed...

Slag,

If that be the case, I obviouly missed the tone fo your piece. It sounded to me as if this fundamentalist approach was your personal view. I was biting my tounge to not write more in...
11-21-07, 09:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,621
Posted By jonathan180iq

How is Saudi Arabia "godless"? Does the rest of...

How is Saudi Arabia "godless"? Does the rest of your post imply that the US is "godful"?
11-15-07, 09:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,674
Posted By jonathan180iq

And what happens when all of the oil revenues...

And what happens when all of the oil revenues stop flowing into the Middle East?

The western world thinks it's bad now. Wait until there is no wealth and people start starving and progress...
11-14-07, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By jonathan180iq

I like the classic look of the arabesque stuff....

I like the classic look of the arabesque stuff. Anything else with a classic feel to it like that?

I'm building away from newer looking spaceage bike parts. (I plan on wrapping my drops with...
11-14-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By jonathan180iq

I currently run 6 spd 14-28. I plan on...

I currently run 6 spd 14-28.

I plan on getting a 7 spd 14-28 in the future.
11-14-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By jonathan180iq

The joy of friction shifting and a nice derailleur question

I just would like to say that now that I have been experiening the joy of friction shifting for the last month or so, I don't think I'll ever go back to index.

When I first got into cycling, I was...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-07, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,954,183
Posted By jonathan180iq

Is that one of those $30.00 Ebay folders?

Is that one of those $30.00 Ebay folders?
11-12-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,451
Posted By jonathan180iq

I'm close. My daily commute is 6.1 miles each...

I'm close. My daily commute is 6.1 miles each way. Every week, I'm saving 1 gallon of gas+. (my gets 29-30 MPG, 97 VW golf) I commute 2-3 days per week. All other trips are done on motorcycle.
...
11-12-07, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 803
Posted By jonathan180iq

+1 I feel ya.

+1

I feel ya.
Forum: Commuting
11-12-07, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,179
Posted By jonathan180iq

I get called Lance everyday at work. "Hey,...

I get called Lance everyday at work.

"Hey, Johnny Armstrong!"

"Becareful, Lance."

yadda yadda yadda
11-08-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By jonathan180iq

People often forget about the effects of oil...

People often forget about the effects of oil shipment. The Exxon valdez was carrying a 7 day supply of oil.


http://www.conservationgiscenter.org/maps/images/spill.jpg
11-08-07, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By jonathan180iq

Could you carpool to a closer/safer location?

Could you carpool to a closer/safer location?
11-08-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By jonathan180iq

Yeah. I didn't want to fill up the post with...

Yeah.
I didn't want to fill up the post with information but she was looking at replacing it with a used car and actually making a profit in the process. In the long run, from the purchase point...
11-08-07, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By jonathan180iq

My mother finally told me, after 2 years of my...

My mother finally told me, after 2 years of my talking about it, that she is thinking about trading in her Tahoe for something more fuel efficient. Finally.
Forum: Commuting
11-08-07, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By jonathan180iq

Temps in thr 40s and 50s are quite pleasant. It...

Temps in thr 40s and 50s are quite pleasant. It was 28 this morning.

I would throw on a light windproof type jacket and maybe some leg warmers or sweat pants.

Enjoy the weather.
11-08-07, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By jonathan180iq

Anyone live near Secaucus in Jersey? I'll be...

Anyone live near Secaucus in Jersey? I'll be there for x-mas and new year. I'd like to go for a ride.
11-08-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By jonathan180iq

I wonder, in each of those cases, how many people...

I wonder, in each of those cases, how many people were promted to switch over to the bicycle.
11-08-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By jonathan180iq

Well said K5fnd. I've kept personal gas...

Well said K5fnd.

I've kept personal gas price logs over the last year.

Here are some numbers to think about.

Between January 29th and April 2nd, noticed fuel prices increased 55cents per...
11-08-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,810
Posted By jonathan180iq

While I don't agree that Thomas Malthus was...

While I don't agree that Thomas Malthus was looking in the wrong place, I can certianly agree with the rest of this post.

It's a lot more complex than just over population. If we stopped...
11-08-07, 12:04 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,810
Posted By jonathan180iq

Roody understood what I was getting at with my...

Roody understood what I was getting at with my previous post, while GWD was a bit off. The point was that rich nations over consumer while impoverished nations are forced to consume and sustain...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-07, 03:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,981
Posted By jonathan180iq

I wear black $4 sweat pants in any weather under...

I wear black $4 sweat pants in any weather under 45. My legs stay warm and in this weather, they don't sweat.

I know sweat pants aren't "cool" but they work wonderfully. If they ride up a little...
11-06-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,810
Posted By jonathan180iq

Yeah, I know how total fertility rates work. ...

Yeah, I know how total fertility rates work.

What I'm saying is that, on a personal level, people have every right to reer children and grow their family.

The idea of population decreases are...
11-06-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By jonathan180iq

That's awesome. I recycle too, but I don't see a...

That's awesome. I recycle too, but I don't see a penny.
I just make my weekly trip to the transfer station and distribute my recyclables into the appropriate bins.

The best deal I have seen...
11-06-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,810
Posted By jonathan180iq

You know, I'm all for smaller populations but it...

You know, I'm all for smaller populations but it isn't the only answer. Also, I have no right to even suggest the idea of lower population. I have a son. And we will try for his sister within the...
11-06-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,621
Posted By jonathan180iq

This is one of those rare posts on BF that is...

This is one of those rare posts on BF that is actually pleasant to read.

It's nice reading about how we each feel towards the passion that we share, be it a spiritual, physical, or simply...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-07, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By jonathan180iq

Fred ninjas

So, I passed my first ever fellow bike commuter. In 650 miles of riding, I have not seen one person actually commuting by bike, on my route, not on the sidewalk, or not going to wrong way in traffic....
Forum: Commuting
11-02-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,968
Posted By jonathan180iq

I ride this. ...

I ride this.

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k14/jonathan180iq/Picture.jpg

A flat bar road bike 1981 Peugeot.

I ditched the backpack once I got a "cycling" jacket and started using my...
11-02-07, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By jonathan180iq

It's definately older than my '81 PFN-10. ...

It's definately older than my '81 PFN-10.

And I got the whole bike for $125
Showing results 1 to 50 of 195
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.