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07-05-03, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By kindbud

toby my beagle. he wants to ride with me.

toby my beagle. he wants to ride with me.
07-05-03, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By kindbud

doggy bicycle seats?

since i got my beagle puppy i haven't been riding my bike at all. he's about 4 and a half months now and 12 pounds. too heavy to be taking him around in my big patagonia messenger bag which i drape...
Forum: Introductions
05-26-03, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By kindbud

hi lorraine. i just bought my girlfriend a bike...

hi lorraine. i just bought my girlfriend a bike for her b'day along with that terry chin bike riding class. i'm assuming that it's the class you took also. fun riding in prospect park huh. i'm...
05-26-03, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By kindbud

i have the cateye wireless and almost went...

i have the cateye wireless and almost went berserk when i first heard it. called the company, they told me they'd send one that doesn't click, but i went for a ride and forgot all about it. no way...
05-06-03, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By kindbud

yes i was wearing a helmet. i wasn't on the...

yes i was wearing a helmet. i wasn't on the route for too long, just the 59th street bridge. i would have smiled at the lady with the bullhorn, but i wanted to get away from you as soon as i could....
05-06-03, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By kindbud

i got black chain grease all over the back seat...

i got black chain grease all over the back seat of my friend's car when we squeezed my bike in there. in our haste, we weren't careful and we literally dragged the chain on the fabric for about 2...
05-05-03, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By kindbud

italia, i think i saw you. i wasn't...

italia, i think i saw you.

i wasn't participating in the tour, was actually biking from brooklyn heights to flushing, queens for a softball game. i usually just take the bike path on the...
04-30-03, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,257
Posted By kindbud

baseball/softball and of course. . . ultimate...

baseball/softball and of course. . . ultimate frisbee!!!
04-15-03, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By kindbud

just washed bike, now it feels heavy

this newbie finally washed the newbie trek 7300 for the first time. figured it was due since i rode it ALL winter in massive slush/salt/snow all winter. anyway, i got a little carried away with the...
04-07-03, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 830
Posted By kindbud

and to recall, just a few weekends ago i saw a...

and to recall, just a few weekends ago i saw a line, on saturday morning at the gas station of fair weather bikers pumping up their tires for the first time.

enjoy the snow while it lasts.
04-07-03, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 830
Posted By kindbud

I am pumped!!!!!!!!!!! at work right now in...

I am pumped!!!!!!!!!!! at work right now in midtown manhattan on the 17th floor. i can barely see the building across the street. might have to leave early. last time probably this season that i...
03-25-03, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By kindbud

though i live in nyc, and do worry about it...

though i live in nyc, and do worry about it getting stolen when i lock it up outside on the street (i commute to work often), i don't worry about it getting stolen out of my backyard. it's...
03-25-03, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By kindbud

outdoor bike storage

i'm pretty much gonna have to do it. apartment in nyc are small. in my price range anyway. for those unfamiliar with nyc dwelling, those apartments you see on 'friends' and 'will and grace' are...
02-24-03, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,233
Posted By kindbud

heavy hybrid vs. road bike

when i'm getting my exercise around the loop in the park, i see people on road bikes having conversations with each other blowing past me. seemingly with no effort. it's good exercise trying to...
02-23-03, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By kindbud

clipless for my sore knee?

hey there. back again with yet another newbie knee pain question. i've searched a bunch of threads on this board but couldn't find an answer to my question. i've put about 600 miles on a trek...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-03, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By kindbud

garage parking (not necessarily indoor) in NYC =...

garage parking (not necessarily indoor) in NYC = 150 to 300 a month.
so you drove in to manhattan and couldn't find a parking spot? that's ok, you can stick it in the lot for 8 to 25 bucks an...
02-21-03, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By kindbud

greg- if you have no other live grateful dead i...

greg- if you have no other live grateful dead i would suggest the cornell '77 show. contact through email. i can either FTP upload it to your server or send you discs in the mail. i don't have my...
02-21-03, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By kindbud

ok. just got back from the bike shop. i started...

ok. just got back from the bike shop. i started shaking my head silently, incredulously when he took out the filing rod, but a few strokes over the inside of the clamp and the problem is 95%...
02-21-03, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By kindbud

what's more pathetic than a botched literary...

what's more pathetic than a botched literary reference? i meant to say 'tell-tale heart' bad. . . as in all i can hear is my handlebar creaking/snapping/popping, growing louder, Louder, LOUDER. ...
02-21-03, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By kindbud

creaking handlebars = chinese water torture

i need some help. i'm riding a trek hybrid here in slushy/salty nyc and my handlebars won't stop creaking when i ride it. when i alternate pressure from handle to handle like a see-saw it creaks so...
02-14-03, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By kindbud

i have the same trek 7300 and i didn't even...

i have the same trek 7300 and i didn't even realize until you pointed it out. btw, the band is N'Sync i believe. not the same. just like a beetle is not a beatle. i'll keep telling myself that...
01-31-03, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By kindbud

. yeah, but what if it moves out of...

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yeah, but what if it moves out of place when i hit a hard bump or something. i just don't want to be caught with no visibility unknowingly when i'm streaking up and down manhattan at night....
01-30-03, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By kindbud

ok- i got a call back from planet bike less than...

ok- i got a call back from planet bike less than an hour after i left the message. friendly guy, he knew exactly what the problem was. turns out that only the japanese batteries were long enough to...
01-30-03, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By kindbud

i left a message on their answering machine and...

i left a message on their answering machine and emailed them as well. will post again when i figure out why this is happening.
01-30-03, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By kindbud

bike LED lights / "N" battery issue?

so i have 5 of these planet bike led lights on 3 different bikes and they all worked just fine. until i had to replace the batteries on one of them. tried 3 pairs of N size 1.5 volt batteries from...
01-30-03, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,355
Posted By kindbud

i got the trek 7300 a few months ago for my bday....

i got the trek 7300 a few months ago for my bday. i've put on about 400 miles. all new york city miles, and lots of curbs. i know this is still a relatively new bike, but haven't had to get any...
12-29-02, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By kindbud

well i called cat eye customer service. spoke to...

well i called cat eye customer service. spoke to a friendly guy named pat who explained to me that it's the circuitry in the sensor. he said that some of them do, and some of them don't. i should...
12-27-02, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By kindbud

just to sort of close out this thread. . . i did...

just to sort of close out this thread. . . i did notice on microinspection that there was a small indentation on the inside of the tire. it looked like possibly the imprint of a big chunk of glass...
12-27-02, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By kindbud

magnet is not touching the sensor at all. there...

magnet is not touching the sensor at all. there is almost a full centimeter clearance.
12-27-02, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By kindbud

definitely the night joy ride. night = fewer...

definitely the night joy ride. night = fewer cars on the street. nothing like flying down 7th avenue at night passing through times square lights getting WTF looks from tourists with glazed over...
12-27-02, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By kindbud

wireless cyclocomputer chirping?

hi. another newbie question. just got the cat eye wireless CC-CL200N, an improved version of the original CC-CL200. (that's what the manual says)

are the magnets supposed to chirp every time the...
12-27-02, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By kindbud

can't control myself in bike shop

went into the LBS this morning because i needed a new kickstand for my hybrid. no wuss biking jokes please. i somehow lost the last inch of it when i was playing on the brooklyn bridge in mostly...
12-27-02, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By kindbud

over / under on years before he goes negative? ...

over / under on years before he goes negative?

long history of people who win jackpots who do so. but that happens with normal winnings, you know, under 20 million. but this guy. . . maybe he...
12-27-02, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By kindbud

got the trek 7300 hybrid from the local bike...

got the trek 7300 hybrid from the local bike shop, the one i can walk to easily. it's the place where i wanted to get the bike, and i suppose at the 500 dollar hybrid range, comparing components...
12-22-02, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By kindbud

specific product review category?

would be cool to look up what other bikeforumers have to say about specific bike products/clothing/accessories/maybe bikes too.

the reviews on mtbr are sometimes helpful, always suspect.
12-22-02, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By kindbud

pearl izumi amfib glove?

http://www.pearlizumi.com/pearlizumi/catalog/product.asp?iProductTypeID=1&iProductTypeSubID=21&iProductID=2027&iProductColorsTB=3985


comments from people who use/have used?
1: temperature...
12-20-02, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By kindbud

accessory configuration opinions?

this is a 15 inch hybrid. as you can see, bec of size/angle issues, as well as bike rack fit (note attachment of rack to the seat post, not the bike frame), it's hard for a silly person like myself...
12-20-02, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By kindbud

i think i've resolved the issue with my multiple...

i think i've resolved the issue with my multiple flats. however, that little plastic/rubber thing inside the pump hole that closes slightly when i lift the lever (is this the o ring?) has already...
12-20-02, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By kindbud

broken mini pump question

i have a topeak mini dx master blaster pump. every time i use it (been having issues with a problematic tire), i wear out a little more of the plastic clamp inside the hole that is used to seal the...
12-19-02, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By kindbud

all of the above. i know what i hate about...

all of the above. i know what i hate about cycling right now. . . that my desire to make tweaks/adjustments/repairs far exceeds my ability to do so. but i'm working on that. want to get to the...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-02, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By kindbud

took me a while to figure that out too. but then...

took me a while to figure that out too. but then again, i'm a newbie that's already broken a few things, so i was trying to be really careful.
12-18-02, 04:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By kindbud

went over the bridge and back. nice easy ride. ...

went over the bridge and back. nice easy ride. smiling a little more thinking my front flat troubles are behind me. i go to take the bike out later and the same tire is flat again. ...
12-18-02, 01:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,657
Posted By kindbud

yeah. not that it would ever hapeen with our...

yeah. not that it would ever hapeen with our present administration, but i'm all for taxing the crap out of gasoline, the same way they do with cigarettes now in NYC (8 bucks a pack).
i'm also all...
12-17-02, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By kindbud

rolled the trek 7300 into the LBS today with...

rolled the trek 7300 into the LBS today with three patches on the front tire. the mechanic said that i actually only got one flat. and the three others were probably the result of my not putting...
12-17-02, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By kindbud

just looking at the trek, the bike i used to do...

just looking at the trek, the bike i used to do 25 night miles in the pouring rain was starting to aggravate me. did the only thing i could. took my girlfriend's bike, called up a neighbor who has...
12-16-02, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By kindbud

oh, btw, everytime i got another flat on the...

oh, btw, everytime i got another flat on the same tube, i checked the patches from the other flats. no leaks detected there. every time i was able to identify another hole.
12-16-02, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By kindbud

multiple flat newbie questions

hello everyone. nyc newbie here. got the trek 7300 as my joyriding on the streets/possible commuter bike. took it out for a test spin that night (i had lights) in the pouring rain. did 25 miles...
12-13-02, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By kindbud

trailworthiness of trek 7300 hybrid

http://www.trekbikes.com/bikes/2003/citybike/7300.jsp

don't plan on doing any rockhopping. but can this bike hack it on a grass field, dirt trail with minor obstacles? aren't these hybrids...
12-12-02, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By kindbud

10ldroadie - i'm well aware of the...

10ldroadie -

i'm well aware of the arguments/ history of people getting road bikes after their hybrid. ever since my interest in biking was reactivated, i've spent almost as much time on the...
12-12-02, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By kindbud

c'dale adventure 400 vs. trek 7300 vs. sp'zed crossroads deluxe

hello bike forumers. i am a bikeless newbie that's been abusing the crap out of my girlfriend's entry level hybrid that the LBS suggested she get to learn how to ride. anyway, it's time for me to...
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