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07-22-12, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By BeastRider

Not sure how long it is warranted for. You'll...

Not sure how long it is warranted for. You'll have to check with your dealer and/or Trek. But it SHOULD be a manufacturing error so it should be covered no matter how old it is. Like the...
07-21-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

GREAT!!!!! making it as hard as possible is all...

GREAT!!!!! making it as hard as possible is all you can do.
07-20-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By BeastRider

Unhappy **ATTENTION** Transport Owners.....

Over the weekend while I was out shopping I came out of one of the stores and tried to put the bike on the center stand. I noticed that it seemed to wobble a bit so I thought I was on an uneven...
07-17-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

This started with a discussion about locks and...

This started with a discussion about locks and ended up with personal attacks. This is just one reason I rarely post in the bikeforums. Seems that there are always a few trolls that do nothing more...
07-17-12, 06:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,143
Posted By BeastRider

This thread has become so over-the-top ridiculous...

This thread has become so over-the-top ridiculous that I believe I'll unsubscribe and go ride my bike....All the while not really caring how many revolutions my foot makes in a mile.....
07-17-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

Hence the reason that this particular user is on...

Hence the reason that this particular user is on my "blocked" list. Evidently the old saying "if you don't have anything nice to say" doesn't apply....
07-15-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By BeastRider

Staying off the bike because of humidity? ...

Staying off the bike because of humidity? REALLY? Are you afraid that you might sweat too much?
07-15-12, 07:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,143
Posted By BeastRider

waste of time. there are MUCH better things to...

waste of time. there are MUCH better things to think about on a ride.
07-15-12, 03:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

Although I do have a good U-lock, I am still a...

Although I do have a good U-lock, I am still a firm believer in the old style cable and master lock way of locking things up. Run it through both wheels, through the frame, around whatever object is...
07-14-12, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By BeastRider

I used slime...ONCE. Ruined a brand new tube AND...

I used slime...ONCE. Ruined a brand new tube AND my floor pump. Didn't even attempt to add it to the other tube.

Personally, I use Kevlar based tires, "puncture resistant" tubes, and Mr. Tuffy...
07-14-12, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By BeastRider

I'll bring a LONG bungee cord. Might be fun to...

I'll bring a LONG bungee cord. Might be fun to watch them bounce up and down for a while.....
07-14-12, 05:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,143
Posted By BeastRider

REALLY??.....That's what you are concerned...

REALLY??.....That's what you are concerned about??......
07-13-12, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By BeastRider

Every little bit helps.

Every little bit helps.
07-13-12, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By BeastRider

As much publicity over the internet as this is...

As much publicity over the internet as this is receiving and, being from Lincoln, I know that the police department there doesn't take kindly to this sort of thing, it won't be long before these...
07-12-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By BeastRider

That's a good idea. Might want to email it to...

That's a good idea. Might want to email it to them as a suggestion.....
07-12-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By BeastRider

Here's the address..... Bike Kitchen 1720...

Here's the address.....

Bike Kitchen
1720 S 15TH ST
LINCOLN NE 68502
07-12-12, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By BeastRider

I posted this on Facebook to all the groups that...

I posted this on Facebook to all the groups that I belong to. Please feel free to do the same. These folks worked extremely hard to get this going. It was in the works before I moved from Lincoln...
07-12-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By BeastRider

Pass this along

I lived in Lincoln for many, MANY years. The folks that started this are some great people. They really worked hard for a number of years to get this going. For this to have happened to them is,...
07-12-12, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By BeastRider

Pass this along

I lived in Lincoln for many, MANY years. The folks that started this are some great people. They really worked hard for a number of years to get this going. For this to have happened to them is,...
07-11-12, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By BeastRider

Nice choice....and round as well......:lol:

Nice choice....and round as well......:lol:
07-10-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By BeastRider

I think you should make sure you get a round...

I think you should make sure you get a round one..... :lol: :lol:
07-08-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By BeastRider

I think it took longer to take the photos than it...

I think it took longer to take the photos than it did to take the ride!!!!!.....LOL
07-07-12, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By BeastRider

Evening ride.....

It's been so hot here during the day that I thought I would take a night ride. First time I have been out late on the bike in a long time. Wasn't too bad temperature wise, but still managed to...
07-06-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

I never said it worked all the time did I?....

I never said it worked all the time did I?....
07-06-12, 04:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

I use a length of chain with a small u-lock. ...

I use a length of chain with a small u-lock. It's enough to go around the frame and the rear tire. I also have an 8-foot coated cable with a keyed lock. I carry that one with me more often as it's...
07-05-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

If you have to explain then they probably aren't...

If you have to explain then they probably aren't going to understand anyway.....
07-05-12, 01:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

Depending on how long I am going to be I'll...

Depending on how long I am going to be I'll either wear it or carry it. I thought the same "dork" thing for a long time myself, but then I figured why should I let it bother me. Surprisingly enough...
07-03-12, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By BeastRider

No big deal. Always nice to hear from someone...

No big deal. Always nice to hear from someone else that has had a similar experience with the world of the "red tape".....
07-03-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By BeastRider

Mine was an L4-L5 fusion. Not bad considering. ...

Mine was an L4-L5 fusion. Not bad considering. But I ran the entire gamut before having surgery. Pain Specialist, Epidurals, physical therapy to see if the disk would fall back into place. Well,...
07-03-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By BeastRider

Yes. Mine is also due to a spinal issue. ...

Yes. Mine is also due to a spinal issue. Injured at work and ended up having surgery. Been doing the insurance company battle for three years now. Workers Compensation is a HUGE joke.
07-03-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By BeastRider

Sorry to hear that. Yeah...the "private sector...

Sorry to hear that. Yeah...the "private sector is fine"......I have been out of STEADY work for three years now. What a friggin' joke this economy is.
07-03-12, 06:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

Found this.....

Thought that this was a bit amusing.

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m279/hbrogan57/750/OVERKILL.png
07-02-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By BeastRider

Always public displays for me. Haven't purchased...

Always public displays for me. Haven't purchased my own fireworks in years. Too many free events in this area!!!!!
07-02-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By BeastRider

We usually go to one of the many public displays...

We usually go to one of the many public displays here. Did Newport News last year, Norfolk the year before. This year it's looking like Virginia Beach for fireworks over the ocean. Should be...
07-02-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By BeastRider

What are YOU doing for the 4th?

Well, the 4th is in the middle of the week this year. Does anyone have any special plans? There are quite a few events going on in my area that I'll probably try and get to. But, in all...
07-02-12, 05:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

So true. If you THINK that your bike is a pile...

So true. If you THINK that your bike is a pile of tubes and machined parts then, perhaps, you shouldn't be riding. My bike is a friend that allows me a temporary escape, allows me to think things...
06-28-12, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By BeastRider

So true. There are many, MANY news web sites...

So true. There are many, MANY news web sites that I go to that INSIST on loading some video that, frankly, I could give a crap about. I go there for the NEWS. Not to see the latest self-promoting...
06-26-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By BeastRider

Use the HOST file solution......that stops sites...

Use the HOST file solution......that stops sites from being loaded...period......
06-26-12, 04:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,911
Posted By BeastRider

Yes, cleaning. I find that if I keep things...

Yes, cleaning. I find that if I keep things relatively clean it is MUCH easier to spot and, quite possibly, stop potential problems before they get out of hand. Keeping in mind that I am not...
06-26-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,911
Posted By BeastRider

Perhaps he was just too...

Perhaps he was just too embarrassed.......ROFL:lol:
06-26-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By BeastRider

Glad you found it. Pretty easy thing to do. And...

Glad you found it. Pretty easy thing to do. And you can add sites to the file if you still happen to get any pop-ups.
06-26-12, 05:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,911
Posted By BeastRider

Sure...if you happen to live in San...

Sure...if you happen to live in San Francisco......LOL
06-26-12, 03:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

Lowes, Home Depot, Target and a lot of the larger...

Lowes, Home Depot, Target and a lot of the larger stores don't mind if I roll mine in. WalMart, on the other hand, seems to change their mind depending on the day.

When I am told NOT to bring it...
06-26-12, 03:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,911
Posted By BeastRider

But, OF COURSE, you can leave it on. And, very...

But, OF COURSE, you can leave it on. And, very soon, we will see another post asking how one goes about getting membership in the over-the-handlebars club. That could happen when your sweaty hands...
06-25-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By BeastRider

Do a google search for "Hosts Blocking" and that...

Do a google search for "Hosts Blocking" and that should do the trick. If not message me your email address and I'll send you the necessary files. Works GREAT and I haven't seen a ZEDO popup in...
06-25-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By BeastRider

I use a "hosts" file to block mine. Searched for...

I use a "hosts" file to block mine. Searched for a way of getting rid of those nasty ZEDO popups that are so prevalent out there. Haven't seen any side advertisements for quite some time now.
06-25-12, 05:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

I agree. It's not a matter of "if" it's a matter...

I agree. It's not a matter of "if" it's a matter of "when". You might live in an area where kids leave their bikes lying in the front yards and they are always there the next morning. But YOUR...
06-24-12, 05:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

First, I don't look at everyone as a potential...

First, I don't look at everyone as a potential criminal. Actually, I am a rather trusting person most of the time.

Second, while it is certainly true that a bike lock can be broken rather...
06-23-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

Evidently, you either don't care about YOUR bike...

Evidently, you either don't care about YOUR bike or you have a disposable big-box store bike. Me?....I have ONE bike and it's my main mode of transportation. I don't have two or three and I...
06-22-12, 07:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,318
Posted By BeastRider

It only takes a few seconds for a bike to vanish....

It only takes a few seconds for a bike to vanish. Personally, I am a bit too old to run after someone in an attempt to catch them. So I'll continue locking mine up.

Hopefully, those of you that...
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