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11-19-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By kickflipjr

$89 Fixed Gear at target on black friday!

Haha, Yes it's rubbish but, I couldn't believe that fixed gears have gone so mainstream that they are selling them at target...On Black Friday! Right next to the razor scooters!
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10-07-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,715
Posted By kickflipjr

http://freeridepgh.org/ 214 N. Lexington St. ...

http://freeridepgh.org/
214 N. Lexington St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
412.731.4094
freeride@bike-pgh.org


"Free Ride is not a traditional repair shop, where you drop off a bike and someone fixes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-09, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By kickflipjr

I was able to get a fastback sport for $250 on...

I was able to get a fastback sport for $250 on clearance at dick's sporting goods a few years back. +3,000 miles later I haven't had any problems except for the shifting getting a bit out of...
06-28-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 127,780
Posted By kickflipjr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NivXEi0aqHg&NR=1...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NivXEi0aqHg&NR=1
04-26-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,236
Posted By kickflipjr

This is a total ballpark figure. Car:...

This is a total ballpark figure.

Car: ~70,000
Bike: ~5,000
04-02-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 17,272
Posted By kickflipjr

I might want to do a day or two on the section...

I might want to do a day or two on the section near Pittsburgh. I am interested for sure.
12-29-08, 11:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,438
Posted By kickflipjr

Pittsburgh isn't too bad. The mass transit is...

Pittsburgh isn't too bad. The mass transit is so-so. The east end of Pittsburgh is fairly flat and compact (most of this area gets a 90 or above on walkscore). You get used to the hills. That's...
09-25-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,808
Posted By kickflipjr

For me to be carfree. Any of these events would...

For me to be carfree. Any of these events would need to happen:

-Living in a place where owning a car is a burden due to not having parking or extreme traffic.
-gas shortages
-Extremely high...
09-24-08, 11:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,808
Posted By kickflipjr

Lurk all over bike forums. I usually check out...

Lurk all over bike forums. I usually check out the commuting/living carfree/road/ss-fg sections.

Even though I regularly drive (~3,000mi ytd) but I really enjoy reading the living carfree section...
09-24-08, 10:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,025
Posted By kickflipjr

28.8. Check out the graph ...

28.8. Check out the graph

http://ecomodder.com/forum/fe-graphs/graph83.gif
09-17-08, 07:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,414
Posted By kickflipjr

well, you can read "The politics of simple...

well, you can read "The politics of simple living" online for free. Link below:

http://www.preservenet.com/simpleliving/PoliticsOfSimpleLiving.html
04-20-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By kickflipjr

a chrome lamp I found in the trash. On...

a chrome lamp I found in the trash.

On Friday I rode my bike to the place I skateboard at. Yes, I usually just clip the skateboard to my backpack and go.
04-06-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By kickflipjr

Today I found the 1960s record player in the...

Today I found the 1960s record player in the trash. It is around 20lbs I set it on my handlebars and rode home.
04-04-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,652
Posted By kickflipjr

The ultimate uglification: Get three colors of...

The ultimate uglification: Get three colors of spray paint and lay it on thick. Spray every thing on the bike in a random fashion except the seat and grips (unless you want to get paint on your...
04-02-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By kickflipjr

The daily haul check-in

I noticed the stickied thread "The post your bike move/bike haul thread" tends to focus on moving large objects. This thread is for any object whether it is small or big. It will give a feel for...
Forum: Commuting
03-27-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,850
Posted By kickflipjr

-a toe clip -spd plastic insert -budgie cord ...

-a toe clip
-spd plastic insert
-budgie cord
-screwdriver
02-02-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By kickflipjr

I guess that wheel would only work with tubular...

I guess that wheel would only work with tubular tires.

Yes it is scary.
02-01-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By kickflipjr

preparing to live without a car (video)

Someone who is a regular on an other forum I go to is going to start going without a car (in COLD Saskatchewan Canada of all places). He made a fairly interesting vlog on youtube. He goes into...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-07, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By kickflipjr

So how did you do? It was amazing seeing all...

So how did you do?

It was amazing seeing all those riders climbing up the hills. I heard someone say, "It's like critical mass with 13 hill races thrown in".

I made it up all the hills...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By kickflipjr

Yeah, It will be my first time. I have ridden 9...

Yeah, It will be my first time. I have ridden 9 of the 13 hills so I know what to expect. If you are not trying for points I suggest you take it easy and save some energy for the next hills.
10-22-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By kickflipjr

You might be interested in this bmx pedal...

You might be interested in this bmx pedal assortment.

http://www.danscomp.com/products.php?items=36&cat=PARTS&show=Pedals

you could by these for $20 (your feet wont slip).
...
10-21-07, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By kickflipjr

Yeah, for $200 not too bad. A good way to get...

Yeah, for $200 not too bad. A good way to get started.
09-20-07, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,309
Posted By kickflipjr

haha I biked up canton ave. Its steep, but...

haha I biked up canton ave. Its steep, but really short. As long as you keep pedaling it is easy to get up.
09-12-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By kickflipjr

You could buy strait mtb bar ends and put them on...

You could buy strait mtb bar ends and put them on the drops facing inward. Or you might be able to find the one type of road bar that curves inward after the drop.
09-08-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 127,780
Posted By kickflipjr

Check out "the cyclist" series on revver. ...

Check out "the cyclist" series on revver. Pretty sweet in the cheesy sitcom way.

http://one.revver.com/account/show/sharonj
09-08-07, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,058
Posted By kickflipjr

For normal shorts I like them a bit below the...

For normal shorts I like them a bit below the knee, but when I bike a longer distance I like shorts above the knee. Because they don't get caught by the wind so much and they don't get caught by my...
09-08-07, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 280,637
Posted By kickflipjr

Anyone want to buy 8543 skateboard wheels? ...

Anyone want to buy 8543 skateboard wheels?

http://cgi.ebay.com/pallet-of-skateboard-wheels-8543-total-99A-51-55mm_W0QQitemZ220146975318QQihZ012QQcategoryZ23830QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
09-03-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By kickflipjr

Being car-light also has advantages to the car. ...

Being car-light also has advantages to the car. I would assume many car-light bike trips would replace short distance car trips. During short car trips a car uses more gas, pollutes more, and has...
08-29-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,533
Posted By kickflipjr

Wow! the dutch army bags look real cool. and at...

Wow! the dutch army bags look real cool. and at a good price.
08-09-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,314
Posted By kickflipjr

I have been noticing these no name fames showing...

I have been noticing these no name fames showing up on ebay now. $190 + $50s/h
What do you guys think? Crap? how crap?
...
07-21-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,990
Posted By kickflipjr

suburb of Pittsburgh. 51 points

suburb of Pittsburgh. 51 points
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-07, 07:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,676
Posted By kickflipjr

I road up that hill. It's really steep if you...

I road up that hill. It's really steep if you stop pedaling for a 1/10th of a second you are not going to make it up.

But it is really short. I think sycamore st. going up to mount washington is...
07-17-07, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 280,637
Posted By kickflipjr

ending very soon ...

ending very soon

http://cgi.ebay.com/schwinn-prologue_W0QQitemZ140138569514QQihZ004QQcategoryZ98084QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

http://i22.ebayimg.com/06/i/000/aa/66/78d4_12.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 07:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,337
Posted By kickflipjr

6'3" 155lbs. I get up the hills better then most...

6'3" 155lbs. I get up the hills better then most people I ride with.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-07, 11:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,882
Posted By kickflipjr

I have hit 42 mph two times.

I have hit 42 mph two times.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,359
Posted By kickflipjr

820mi at 6/30 + 23mi today 45,000 Vertical

820mi at 6/30 + 23mi today

45,000 Vertical
Forum: Commuting
07-02-07, 11:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,401
Posted By kickflipjr

I know target is selling hybrid bikes now that...

I know target is selling hybrid bikes now that don't look too bad for $199. They still will have some quality problems, but I don't think that they are bad for someone getting started.
...
06-19-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,973
Posted By kickflipjr

Here is some pictures of a poor area in...

Here is some pictures of a poor area in pittsburgh (lots of photos):

http://www.urbanohio.com/forum2/index.php?topic=12818.0
06-15-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 127,780
Posted By kickflipjr

Freakishly good trackstanding: ...

Freakishly good trackstanding:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lK1kw4o6nWI
06-12-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 127,780
Posted By kickflipjr

Chris is amazing, but I was hoping for some fixed...

Chris is amazing, but I was hoping for some fixed gear footage.



BMX Racing at the track near my house:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-SqkU3HOCM

And a crash at the same track for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-07, 09:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,619
Posted By kickflipjr

Plain Hanes ...

Plain Hanes

http://www.kohls.com/media/Photos/Mens/052_Basic_Furnishings/80_Athletic_Socks/HANE1022_05280P_2b859.JPG
06-07-07, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 127,780
Posted By kickflipjr

Some skating around for ya: ...

Some skating around for ya:


http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=1082123297
Forum: Commuting
06-07-07, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,944
Posted By kickflipjr

Yeah I have used clipless pedals and know of...

Yeah I have used clipless pedals and know of their advantages, but I have never been completely satisfied with there walking ability. I switched back to toeclips this year because they are more...
06-07-07, 03:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,546
Posted By kickflipjr

I unload trucks at wal-mart (I am behind the...

I unload trucks at wal-mart (I am behind the scenes 90% of the time).
06-05-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,594
Posted By kickflipjr

That would be nice. You could ride in normal...

That would be nice. You could ride in normal pants worry free.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-07, 02:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,944
Posted By kickflipjr

Yeah I am interested in getting bike shoes that...

Yeah I am interested in getting bike shoes that look like normal shoes, are walkable, and don't make any click klack sounds. Any ideas?
06-05-07, 11:56 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 26,186
Posted By kickflipjr

In order... 16" huffy Schwinn Stingray ...

In order...

16" huffy
Schwinn Stingray
1989 Schwinn Predator (I used this one for around 8 years)
Cheepo Murry BMX
Mid 90's GT Dyno
Mid 90's Diamondback Outlook
Mid 90's Diamondback ??? FG...
06-04-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 280,637
Posted By kickflipjr

http://i11.ebayimg.com/02/i/000/a1/cc/f574_12.JPG...

http://i11.ebayimg.com/02/i/000/a1/cc/f574_12.JPG

crazy helmets

http://cgi.ebay.com/2-SKID-LID-CYCLING-HELMETS-VINTAGE_W0QQitemZ180124606952QQihZ008QQcategoryZ56197QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
06-03-07, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By kickflipjr

I have been reading "suburban nation" right now. ...

I have been reading "suburban nation" right now. If you are interested in making cities pedestrian friendly then that is a good book to read.

or you could watch these videos here:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,417
Posted By kickflipjr

327miles ~20,000ft. of Climbing

327miles
~20,000ft. of Climbing
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