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10-20-01, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,597
Posted By Jon T.

What I do. Break chain. Put chain in...

What I do.

Break chain.
Put chain in container (Coffee can,Plastic container, etc.) and nail chain real good with De-solv-it(<--Good Sh*t) citrus solvent. Works wonders!
Shake chain in container...
10-15-01, 11:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,047
Posted By Jon T.

Deer, Porcupine (dead), skunks, squirrels, 1...

Deer, Porcupine (dead), skunks, squirrels, 1 coyote, jackrabbit, prairie dogs, 1 snake, lots of horney toads, bats, ravens, turkey vultures, horses, TONS of bees (one was down in my shirt today for a...
10-09-01, 12:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,294
Posted By Jon T.

I lived in Germany for a total of 8 years and the...

I lived in Germany for a total of 8 years and the pints served there are unmatched here in the US. That is one sweet glass of stout no doubt.

Didn't like Kilkenney. My Fav German beer by far is...
10-09-01, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Jon T.

How bout CatEye coming out with a handlebar mount...

How bout CatEye coming out with a handlebar mount which allows you to attach a .50 Cal machine gun to the front of your bike? Ammo not included.

Or, some kind of electromagnetic device which would...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-01, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Jon T.

All of that was good news. I love those kinda...

All of that was good news. I love those kinda days!

It's kinda like the whole day was pre-planned. Just go with it. Enjoy it.

If you're on your bike and honest, nothing is an accident!
09-28-01, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Jon T.

Definitely. I bought a 2001 GT about 5 months or...

Definitely. I bought a 2001 GT about 5 months or so ago and Im happy with it so far. solid bike.

Only thing I really would change is the weight of the thing. It's abit heavy. About 35lbs. as far...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-01, 10:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,479
Posted By Jon T.

Keep it up man. I work at a Safeway and I also...

Keep it up man. I work at a Safeway and I also ride there everyday and roll my bike in the front door and to the back of the store to my department. I love the sound of my bike "tick tick tick...
09-10-01, 12:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,187
Posted By Jon T.

I think I may have just missed some kind of cell...

I think I may have just missed some kind of cell phone primo wave or something because I can't come up with a single reason why I would willfully pay for one. Only time in my life I actually wanted...
09-09-01, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By Jon T.

Yes, I do so love the feeling of having to hammer...

Yes, I do so love the feeling of having to hammer the pedals downhill because of the fear of slowing so much that I might loose balance if I just coast.

'Course the fat-tire heavy mountain bike...
09-09-01, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Jon T.

Oh yeah, forgot to add. Friday and Saturday...

Oh yeah, forgot to add. Friday and Saturday nights are when I try to avoid being in the bike lanes at all at night. More traffic than usual on those nights and crazier drivers. I'm possibly...
09-08-01, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Jon T.

I ride at night almost everyday. I work mostly 12...

I ride at night almost everyday. I work mostly 12 - 8 shifts and by 8pm it's dark out. I don't really feel like it's that much more dangerous as long as I'm well lit up. I have reflectors , a red...
09-07-01, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,187
Posted By Jon T.

I work in a grocery store and blabbing on a...

I work in a grocery store and blabbing on a cellphone seems to have replaced the common grocery list. People now just go to the shop and call the folks at home and walk through the store describing...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-01, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Jon T.

:cool: Envy, envy, envy. Hey Bill, Im achin...

:cool: Envy, envy, envy.

Hey Bill, Im achin to try a roadbike on for size. I've been commuting on a mountain brick, er, bike and I see other guys (and gals) on road bikes and they look sooooo...
09-03-01, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By Jon T.

I don't know bout being a dumpster diver but, we...

I don't know bout being a dumpster diver but, we live in an apartment complex and just outside my window is a bike rack with a Bianchi mountain bike thats been locked to it for about 6 months now....
Forum: Commuting
09-03-01, 08:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,100
Posted By Jon T.

My helmet is going to be attached to my backpack...

My helmet is going to be attached to my backpack when I go in anywhere. For one thing , I hate the helmet I have and I feel like a doofus wearing it when I'm not on the bike. I want a Giro but I have...
09-03-01, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By Jon T.

I always seem to feel like some kind of ghetto...

I always seem to feel like some kind of ghetto kid when I'm up on the mountain riding. It seems like every single rider I encounter is in full top of the line lycra/coolmax etc. cycling attire with a...
09-02-01, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jon T.

Short rides I can do no prob. It's the big rides...

Short rides I can do no prob. It's the big rides that take some negotiating with the wife. It usually involves some kind of trade-off. Like last Thursday, I went riding for about 9 hrs. got back home...
09-01-01, 09:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,380
Posted By Jon T.

This is one thing I've never been able to...

This is one thing I've never been able to understand. Personally, I like to go mountain biking for the exercise of course but mainly to get away from the city and the noise. I see a walkman as a way...
08-30-01, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By Jon T.

I also ride a GT Aggressor 1.0 and it came with...

I also ride a GT Aggressor 1.0 and it came with RockShox Judy TT's and I'm not sure I'm totally happy with them. They seem kinda cheap to me for some reason. Don't know why, I just get that feeling...
Forum: BMX
08-29-01, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By Jon T.

Good question. I have a 4 year old who's just now...

Good question. I have a 4 year old who's just now getting into bikes. He has a small schwinn with training wheels on it but I definitely want to get him a bmx as soon as he's ready.

I'll let him...
08-15-01, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Jon T.

Ranger Jake, I can totally relate. I spent...

Ranger Jake,

I can totally relate. I spent almost 9 years of my life in Germany. I can say for sure that there's loads of things I've seen there that I will prolly never see here in the land of...
08-14-01, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Jon T.

Sounds like a potentially kick-*** job. Only one...

Sounds like a potentially kick-*** job. Only one question. What kind of ride would UPS provide? :eek:

Or would the ad for the job read " ...must have own transportation."?

Ok, 2 questions!;)
08-14-01, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Jon T.

Deal! Next time it rains, I'm on it! :D

Deal! Next time it rains, I'm on it! :D
08-14-01, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Jon T.

A friend of mine and I had planned to go riding...

A friend of mine and I had planned to go riding this afternoon at 3. Woke up this morning, beautiful blue sky and warm. Noon, greyer and more clouds. 2pm sky is completely covered with dark grey...
08-13-01, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Jon T.

I feel your pain man. The rain finally stopped...

I feel your pain man. The rain finally stopped here and the streets dried abit so I made myself get out on the bike. Hoping it would clear up and the wind would slow down.

Rode around town droppin...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-01, 09:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,332
Posted By Jon T.

I'm also interested in what a road bike has to...

I'm also interested in what a road bike has to offer. But , of course, I have no clue where to start. I know absolutely zip about the things. Mountain biker. But I find myself spending more an more...
08-08-01, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Jon T.

LOL :D I wonder how many mph you could attain...

LOL :D I wonder how many mph you could attain on one of those lazyboy sidewalks on your bike!! Cool picture in your head aint it? ;)
08-04-01, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Jon T.

Fruit truck? I don' need no steenking fruit...

Fruit truck? I don' need no steenking fruit truck. I work in produce everyday! I get to "sample" everything! ;) My fav's? Red pairs, mangoes, GOOD watermellon (hard to find anymore), nanners (of...
08-04-01, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jon T.

RedBull n Vodka, now that's a winning combo! ...

RedBull n Vodka, now that's a winning combo! Unless your goin' ridin' , in which case it would make for a long, slow, wobbly ride indeed. :D
08-04-01, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Jon T.

No better words to describe it. Amen Brotha' !

No better words to describe it. Amen Brotha' !
Forum: Commuting
08-04-01, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By Jon T.

ahahahaha "trollop" :D

ahahahaha "trollop" :D
08-03-01, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By Jon T.

I'm 32 and I know I'm in better shape now than...

I'm 32 and I know I'm in better shape now than when I was 20. At 20 I was a lazy, long haired fool who drove a car to a store that I could see from my apartment. Spent all my money on alc. and other...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-01, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By Jon T.

I just accept the fact that I'm gonna be late an...

I just accept the fact that I'm gonna be late an enjoy the ride. ;)
08-03-01, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jon T.

Very good point. Also, my kids broke the visor...

Very good point. Also, my kids broke the visor off my helmet and taught me that I like visorless helmets alot better. Funny what it takes to learn ya!

On the ride home I've been trackin the...
08-02-01, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jon T.

I just rode home from work in the dark in light...

I just rode home from work in the dark in light rain. Only about 2 miles or so but I took the street route instead of the "urban trail" route and it was great!!

Dog barking at me out of a car...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-01, 10:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,351
Posted By Jon T.

I haven't read enough of those mags to form an...

I haven't read enough of those mags to form an opinion really. If not Bicycling mag, than which one would be more down to earth among the bunch
Forum: Commuting
08-01-01, 09:54 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,351
Posted By Jon T.

I get around on a GT mountain bike ($529) but I...

I get around on a GT mountain bike ($529) but I would really love to try a road bike sometime. Alas, noone I know owns one and I don't have the money yet to buy one so.....MTB it is for now.

If...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-01, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jon T.

I lived in Germany for several years and never...

I lived in Germany for several years and never had a need for a car. The public transportation system there is so well organized and effecient and many more people get around on bikes. Many older...
07-31-01, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Jon T.

I gotta get a good sweat in at least once a week...

I gotta get a good sweat in at least once a week or more or I start to feel like a couch potatoe. When I'm drenched I can actually feel the weight burning off of me. Plus it is absolutely the best AC...
07-31-01, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Jon T.

Friend of mine told me about a friend of his that...

Friend of mine told me about a friend of his that , when flying with his bike, he dis-assembled the thing, packed it in a box and labeled the box "Art- Fragile!"

Guy at checkin asked what it was....
07-31-01, 07:12 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,303
Posted By Jon T.

GT Aggressor 1.0 Not a bad bike, not top of the...

GT Aggressor 1.0 Not a bad bike, not top of the line but tough as nails so far.

Added bottle cages, bar ends and toe clips. Thinking about getting a road bike also in the future. I've never...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-01, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jon T.

Point well made. Maybe it's just me. Maybe I just...

Point well made. Maybe it's just me. Maybe I just need to get used to riding in traffic. It's just a scary proposition considering some of the hair raising car/bike near accidents that I've...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-01, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Jon T.

Ron, That's about the way I feel too. When...

Ron,

That's about the way I feel too. When I have to drive to work, I never really wake up. Sleepy, bored, irritated by other drivers. It just ain't pretty.

The bike solves so many problems in...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-01, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Jon T.

My feelings exactly.

My feelings exactly.
Forum: Commuting
07-29-01, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jon T.

:D Then you apparently haven't ridden in...

:D Then you apparently haven't ridden in Flagstaff yet. Small town with BIG town crazy drivers. I try to avoid the so called "bike lane" now. After being missed by just a few inches by passing trucks...
07-29-01, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By Jon T.

Better yet the "Co-ed training Home Game!!" ...

Better yet the "Co-ed training Home Game!!" ;)
Forum: Commuting
07-29-01, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By Jon T.

Granny's there waitin for me for the uphill half...

Granny's there waitin for me for the uphill half of the ride home form work. The slow daydreamin' life ponderin' ride to the top of the hill.

Then I have to bid granny a fond farewell and switch...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-01, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Jon T.

Perfectly said.

Perfectly said.
07-29-01, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By Jon T.

Pete, I've noticed the same thing. I...

Pete,


I've noticed the same thing. I started riding, dropped weight. Becoming a vegetarian might have had something to do with it as well. But now I see that I've reached a weight of 145 and...
07-29-01, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By Jon T.

Extremely uplifting for me. I'm 32. And Im...

Extremely uplifting for me. I'm 32. And Im lookin' forward to the next 30 years of cycling!!! A friend of mine who is 64 is a ridin' buddy of mine and we have ridden many miles together and he is an...
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