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05-07-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,311
Posted By KitN

I own 3 bikes. One of them is a Vintage Schwinn...

I own 3 bikes. One of them is a Vintage Schwinn that has chipped paint and some rust spots. Out of all my bikes, I love this bike the most. I saw it and instantly fell in love with it. It was just...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-09, 02:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,549
Posted By KitN

Fee-fee getting run over due to gram-maws'...

Fee-fee getting run over due to gram-maws' ineptitude is not my problem, it's gram-maws'. :p
Forum: Northeast
08-28-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,555
Posted By KitN

I'm not sure if I'll be marshalling or riding......

I'm not sure if I'll be marshalling or riding... And how many miles... Might do the 75 or the 100. Still deciding...
Forum: Northeast
08-28-09, 02:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,983
Posted By KitN

Since the salmon is doing everything backwards...

Since the salmon is doing everything backwards you can reverse the "keep to your right" convention. Let the salmon have at it on the outside of the lane with traffic. He can see what's coming at...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,549
Posted By KitN

Here, there are leash laws that state the leash...

Here, there are leash laws that state the leash can't be more than 6' and can't be retractable yet everyone and their grandma is walking their dog with the nearly invisible retractable leashes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 54,379
Posted By KitN

Great! He not only stuck with that puke green but...

Great! He not only stuck with that puke green but added dayglo orange? Yuck. Well, at least there's a blue option...
Forum: Northeast
08-27-09, 04:22 PM
Forum: Northeast
08-26-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By KitN

I'm so sorry to read about your bike being...

I'm so sorry to read about your bike being stolen. I feel your pain... :(

Unless you are making a really, really short trip inside and I mean just 5 minutes or less, locking to a scaffold is a...
Forum: Northeast
08-26-09, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By KitN

Thank you for the link. Very interesting and also...

Thank you for the link. Very interesting and also unnerving. I knew that some drivers would have a really hard time sharing the road but this is silly.

I live on planet Earth too. I live in NYC...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By KitN

I use Banjo Brothers Saddlebag Panniers...

I use Banjo Brothers Saddlebag Panniers (http://banjobrothers.com/products/01090.php). It meets all of your requirements AND "nice to haves". And it's hard to beat $50 for two very well made...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By KitN

It keeps getting worse... He used a cable lock to...

It keeps getting worse... He used a cable lock to "secure" the bike overnight?!? And it was stolen! Raise your hand if you didn't see that coming? :notamused:



Please don't use cable locks!...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By KitN

Wait, wait, wait! He keeps calling fenders...

Wait, wait, wait! He keeps calling fenders "mudguards" and calls a coaster break bike a "fixed gear"! OMG, please don't let me slap that man. :notamused:
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By KitN

The very first thing I noticed in his video is...

The very first thing I noticed in his video is that he's SALMONING IT! :notamused:
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By KitN

+1 Classic theft tactic. If they...

+1

Classic theft tactic. If they successfully hit you once, you can be sure they'll hit you again... And again... And again... Until you do something serious to stop them.
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By KitN

Hey! What about "her" pleasure? :p ...

Hey! What about "her" pleasure? :p

:roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By KitN

Bike theft sucks! Those scumbags will steal...

Bike theft sucks! Those scumbags will steal anything and I mean anything that's not nailed down. I hope the crackhead that stole your bike dies a painful death. :mad:

On the bright side, now you...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,146
Posted By KitN

+1 Some scumbags stole my bike the day after...

+1

Some scumbags stole my bike the day after Xmas. I'm still traumatized. :(
Forum: Commuting
08-24-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,146
Posted By KitN

Excellent job! You did the right thing. And you...

Excellent job! You did the right thing. And you point out that you should always, always, always lock your bike even if you are just going in for a second because that's all the time it takes for...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,898
Posted By KitN

Dellwilson, here is the review as promised. Tons...

Dellwilson, here is the review as promised. Tons of pictures and a thorough write-up. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask. :)

Banjo Brothers Saddlebag Pannier Review...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-09, 08:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,169
Posted By KitN

I'm sorry that happened to you. No one even...

I'm sorry that happened to you. No one even slowed down to ask if you needed help? Not even one person slowed down to even see if you had it under control?? Wow... I'm shocked. :(



Again, I'm...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-09, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By KitN

I love the part about getting hit by a "monster...

I love the part about getting hit by a "monster truck". Funny. :lol:
Forum: Commuting
08-22-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,127
Posted By KitN

Nice find and funny Craigslist post. Thanks!...

Nice find and funny Craigslist post. Thanks! :thumb:
Forum: Northeast
08-22-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,488
Posted By KitN

Checked the forecast... 70% chance of...

Checked the forecast... 70% chance of thunderstorms and rain until 11am at which point it's 50% chance of rain all day. It's not looking too bad right now but it be careful if you venture out. Some...
Forum: Northeast
08-21-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By KitN

I was thinking the same thing and going for a...

I was thinking the same thing and going for a ride today, Friday but work got in the way (darn!!) and it's supposed to rain and thunderstorm this afternoon too. Meh, I'll find something to do... I'm...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

Then why are you still here? ;) You know you...

Then why are you still here? ;)

You know you love me. Admit it. LOL! :p
08-20-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

I ride that stretch of street often. I knew about...

I ride that stretch of street often. I knew about that pothole before they got around to putting a orange cone in it. It's huge and hard to miss, lol. :D

Actually, that car blocks advance view of...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

Thanks for your thoughts. I appreciate it. I...

Thanks for your thoughts. I appreciate it.

I didn't turn my nose up at a guy that appeared to be on a department store bike way in the back. No, I said "hi" to him too, smiled, and went about my...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

:roflmao2: You, sir, are a funny guy. Love...

:roflmao2:

You, sir, are a funny guy. Love it! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

I ride what I like. I wear what I like. And so...

I ride what I like. I wear what I like. And so should you. Do what makes you happy and what feels comfortable to you. It's that simple. :)
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

Thanks. Yes, BikeSnob picked it up and the author...

Thanks. Yes, BikeSnob picked it up and the author of Copenhagen Cycle Chic dropped me a note. It was nice. :)
Forum: Northeast
08-20-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By KitN

I was going to do a ride this weekend as well as...

I was going to do a ride this weekend as well as head to the beach... But I don't know if I'll be able to pull it off due to Bill. Yikes. :eek:
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

Some of you guys really don't know when to...

Some of you guys really don't know when to quit... Keep it up. Chip is a very cool cat but I'm sure he has his limits...

As far as mine are concerned, well... Keep it on topic, don't troll,...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By KitN

100 feet in front of you? Wow, glad you're okay...

100 feet in front of you? Wow, glad you're okay because you could have been hurt. Speaking of which, did any of the motorists get hurt? Yikes. :(
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

Sure. If they make nasty and/or rude comments...

Sure. If they make nasty and/or rude comments about your bike, your shoes, your ability etc., then by all means do so.

And don't forget to have fun. I didn't. I had a blast. Made some friends out...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,047
Posted By KitN

Agreed. I started cycling more to help rehab my...

Agreed. I started cycling more to help rehab my back. My blood pressure is excellent and so is my cholesterol.

Bikes are great, aren't they? :)



Yep, regular commuting and cycling really...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,808
Posted By KitN

+1 Agreed. :) Thanks! You should...

+1

Agreed. :)



Thanks! You should ride whatever you like, in whatever you like. Enjoy your commutes and your rides. New bike. Old bike. Sneakers. Heels. Flats... As long as you're happy,...
08-20-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

I agree, mostly. I do normally pull entirely off...

I agree, mostly. I do normally pull entirely off the road but if I'm in an empty bike lane, meaning no cyclists coming up behind me, and the sidewalk is full of pedestrians in typical NYC fashion,...
08-20-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

Yes, they've finally put up some decent bike...

Yes, they've finally put up some decent bike lanes in some places but even on the ones that are shielded from the street partially, like 9th Ave, you still have pedestrians, motorcycles, mopeds and...
08-20-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

Wow, really? I haven't been to Toronto in years...

Wow, really? I haven't been to Toronto in years but I was just considering going there and bring my bike just a few weeks ago.

How bad is it? Can you navigate the bike lanes without constant 2 ton...
08-20-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

+1 One time, I went a few steps further and...

+1

One time, I went a few steps further and actually hunted down a Traffic Enforcement Agent myself and got the Agent to write the illegally parked car a ticket: Bike Lane Justice...
08-20-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

+1 In NYC there are laws that...

+1



In NYC there are laws that prohibit any blocking, standing, stopping, parking, etc. -- any obstructing of any bike lane. Bike lanes are a NO CAR ZONE.

You can cross briefly into a bike...
08-20-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,819
Posted By KitN

As a native NYer, having dealt with this issue...

As a native NYer, having dealt with this issue all of my life, I have to agree with Mr. Vanderbilt. Parking in business districts is far too cheap here making it more appealing to drivers. They'd...
08-20-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

Yep, I've seen that too. It's dangerous.

Yep, I've seen that too. It's dangerous.
08-20-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Posted By KitN

My stomach turned reading this. Just horrible and...

My stomach turned reading this. Just horrible and despicable! I hope that guy gets life in prison without parole...

My sympathies and condolences to the cyclists' family. :(
08-20-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,462
Posted By KitN

Battle Over Bike Lane in NYC

Talk about road rage: A 27 year old motorist attacks a 48 year old cyclist because the cyclist was legally stopped at a red light in the bike lane.
...
Forum: Northeast
08-20-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By KitN

Seems like fun. Thanks for posting it. :)

Seems like fun. Thanks for posting it. :)
08-19-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,436
Posted By KitN

When are the falling prices going to hit the NYC...

When are the falling prices going to hit the NYC area? Prices are still crazy on Craigslist and the like.

I mean, sellers are crazy. Since when is a 2006 Bianchi Pista "vintage" and should sell...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By KitN

+1 That video does Copenhagen a massive...

+1

That video does Copenhagen a massive disservice... Wow.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,565
Posted By KitN

BTW, after Dahons, Bromptons seem to be the next...

BTW, after Dahons, Bromptons seem to be the next most popular folding bike that I see in NYC. I keep seeing more and more of them on the streets here.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,565
Posted By KitN

+1 Though helping to get more Bromptons into...

+1

Though helping to get more Bromptons into more LBS is nice it will do nothing for the horrendous wait times. Actually, it will hurt wait times... The wait time will go from the current 3 months...
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