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08-12-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,861
Posted By Absolute

Used gear oil does but not new.

Used gear oil does but not new.
08-08-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,756
Posted By Absolute

The Ultrafire does have O-rings. I would suspect...

The Ultrafire does have O-rings. I would suspect that in rain it should keep dry. I have not had any issues with mine, in light rain and drizzle.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-09, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,270
Posted By Absolute

I beleive they call us Clydesdales :thumb:

I beleive they call us Clydesdales :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
07-31-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,011
Posted By Absolute

ThanX alot folks. :thumb: I only wondered...

ThanX alot folks. :thumb:

I only wondered because the first tube I bought. He asked what size, I say 700 x 28. then he asks Schreader or Presta? and outta habit I say Scheader. :innocent:
I get...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,011
Posted By Absolute

Finally got a spare tube to carry while riding

Is my LBS shooting me BS?

My tires/tubes are 700C x 28's and the guy behind the counter throws me a 700C x 23-25 tube and says that 3mm shouldn't make a difference.
They don't carry size 28 with...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Absolute

The Demise of Huffy....

The Demise of Huffy. (http://www.aflcio.org/corporatewatch/walmart/upload/report_ohio.pdf)
07-30-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Absolute

As for your brake leaver, I would be surprized if...

As for your brake leaver, I would be surprized if you could not find a replacement part.
Forum: Commuting
07-27-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Absolute

I use the Topeak Super Tourist Tubular with the...

I use the Topeak Super Tourist Tubular with the DXP Trunk Bag

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Nmh8cQh5L._SS400_.jpg
...
07-24-09, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Absolute

Pull the goose neck and bars off the Raleigh and...

Pull the goose neck and bars off the Raleigh and drop them into the Schwinn. Get the wheel trued as mentioned.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,471
Posted By Absolute

Same here, my bike is right next to me in the...

Same here, my bike is right next to me in the office.
'09 Fuji Absolute 3.0 , $700. Plus the added gear of lights, rack, trunk bag w/panniers
07-22-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,248
Posted By Absolute

I stopped cold turkey about 3 months ago. I was a...

I stopped cold turkey about 3 months ago. I was a Pepsi drinker for 35+ yrs and those 2 ltr bottles were easy to polish off.
When I stopped I was already drinking 6 - 8 cups of water a day, I might...
07-16-09, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Absolute

I think a floor pump would be great as a second...

I think a floor pump would be great as a second pump but I need to find me a frame pump first. :thumb:



No, That is what I'm looking for. And gathering from a few searches, why pay exorborent...
07-15-09, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Absolute

Been a month and a half

I got on my bike yesterday morning and the seat started turning sidways and the distance between my rear and the pedals was closing in. :twitchy: took a while to get the right height again.
It...
07-15-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Absolute

Bike lanes to be painted along Dundas St.

Got a political party flyer in the mail the other day and they have agreed to implement bike lanes along Dundas St. W from The 427 east to Kipling Ave.

I wish it were a liitle further along that...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-09, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Absolute

Even though I'm 11mins away from home, I brown...

Even though I'm 11mins away from home, I brown bag it everyday.

What I tend to do is eat at 11:30 then take a brisk lunch hour walk. I find it gears me up for the rest of the afternoon.

Route...
07-11-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

Next time I have the batts in the charger I'll...

Next time I have the batts in the charger I'll give them a roll. Never touched it the first time I charged the batts.

And YES the light of the Aurora is bright. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
07-10-09, 06:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,591
Posted By Absolute

Good that you like the racks. I personaly do not...

Good that you like the racks. I personaly do not carry a lock, incentive never to leave it unattended. :innocent:
07-09-09, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

Here are a few pic's. The torch is solid, no...

Here are a few pic's.
The torch is solid, no noise at all when shaken, no movement from the battery either.
The silver goes nice with my bike. :thumb: Just had to add a wrap of inner tube so the...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,906
Posted By Absolute

Am I the only one to tuck my dress pants into my...

Am I the only one to tuck my dress pants into my sock? :roflmao2:

I have tryed the reflective velcro and it ends up sliding down to my ankle, still have to tuck in.
07-08-09, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

Gyro, Nothing bad said about the RED LED. ...

Gyro,
Nothing bad said about the RED LED.

It was discussed how the chargers RED LED functions. Sorry to misread through the posts.

I wouldn't worry about the arrival of your order, DX will get...
07-07-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

Finally, my order arrived. Charged the batteries...

Finally, my order arrived. Charged the batteries without any issues. Lights stay red then go green when charged.

Ultrafire WF-501B, The fit and finish is good, threads loosen and tighten smoothly....
Forum: Commuting
07-06-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By Absolute

I've got a set of the Axiom RoadRunner LX Road's...

I've got a set of the Axiom RoadRunner LX Road's on my bike and am quite happy with them. 700C x 28 wheels also. :thumb:
07-04-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,063
Posted By Absolute

If you have the time, skip on over to Ontario....

If you have the time, skip on over to Ontario. Pick up a bike here and save the 8% Provincial Sales Taxes. The Government has an incentive on bike purchases in Ontario until 2010. You only pay the 5%...
07-03-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,311
Posted By Absolute

Is there anyone out there using Synthetic's? ...

Is there anyone out there using Synthetic's?

I have an old Raleigh that I'd like to degrease and re-lube everything with a synthetic grease.
I know on the front hubs of my Chevy, it makes them...
07-01-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Absolute

Some of those are just hilarious. :lol:

Some of those are just hilarious. :lol:
07-01-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Absolute

I like it also. :thumb: Good to see another Fuji...

I like it also. :thumb: Good to see another Fuji owner.
Mine can be seen in my sig. :D
Forum: Commuting
07-01-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Absolute

I just mounted the Topeak Super Tourist on my...

I just mounted the Topeak Super Tourist on my bike.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41F68CSQY6L._SS500_.jpg http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51r3MlsYemL._SL500_AA280_.jpg

And am...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,077
Posted By Absolute

I hang mine up in a server room or LAN closet....

I hang mine up in a server room or LAN closet. Grab them halfway through the day and drape them over my bike. In my office :innocent: so they aren't cold when I put them on. :D
To date no one has...
06-29-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,628
Posted By Absolute

I have dealt with Browns Sports @ Bloor & Jane ...

I have dealt with Browns Sports @ Bloor & Jane
416-763-4176
Forum: Commuting
06-28-09, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Absolute

Full fenders hers also and just put a rear rack...

Full fenders hers also and just put a rear rack on this weekend.
Fenders will help protect more than just the rack alone.
06-28-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Absolute

I have a $20 wireless Bell that I bought at...

I have a $20 wireless Bell that I bought at Walmart. I use distance, speed, time and average. I have compared it to a GPS programe I have on my BBY (distance, speed and time) and so far it has been...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,039
Posted By Absolute

Does anyone use Synthetic Grease? Been...

Does anyone use Synthetic Grease?

Been thinking of overhauling my 20+ yr Raleigh with nothing but Synthetic's. It hasn't seen the road in that long also. :eek:
Forum: Commuting
06-26-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By Absolute

Gee, and I thought I was the only one. :innocent:...

Gee, and I thought I was the only one. :innocent: Forgot to stop pedling the other day and did the right pedal in.

4.2 kms to work,
in my truck = 10-15 mins
on my bike = 9-13 mins. :D 9 mins...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Absolute

If that is the case, I will have to get longer...

If that is the case, I will have to get longer bolts for the bottom. The supplied hardware have only 1 inch bolts.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Absolute

Where to mount Rear Rack

I have a set of fenders on my bike and ordered a rear rack.
My rack arrived yesterday but where do I mount the lower rod?
My bike only has one boss on the lower part that the fenders are bolted to....
06-26-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Absolute

GTA, Can't wait to see the pic's, when the sun...

GTA,
Can't wait to see the pic's, when the sun goes down.
I have contemplated a Fenix, lots of good reviews on them.

Which P7 do you have for the front?
I have the red for the rear and a...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-09, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By Absolute

AlanKHG, I haven't thought of the "smaller...

AlanKHG,
I haven't thought of the "smaller platform" for riding comfort. ThanX going to check my LBS at lunch time today.

I have to keep reminding myself to stop pedalling when I make sharp...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By Absolute

ThanX barturtle, I like the looks of these,...

ThanX barturtle,
I like the looks of these, without the metal wrapped around.
http://www.wellgo.com.tw/p-image/R110.jpg

Found these while surfing for a style I could live with. :thumb:...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By Absolute

Less than a month and already need a set of pedals.

Well, I've been riding my bike for less than a month and the right pedal is falling apart. :(

I have hit the ground a couple of time the past few weeks while turning a corner and the right pedal...
06-24-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By Absolute

At 330#, I'm going to say NO. I have the 3.0 and...

At 330#, I'm going to say NO. I have the 3.0 and the manual has 250# as the upper most weight for that bike. I like my bike but then again I weigh in at 225#. As for the seat post it is a solid post....
Forum: Commuting
06-22-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Absolute

:innocent: Lost forever between the cracks of my...

:innocent: Lost forever between the cracks of my deck. :(



I guess I'll just see when my rack is ready for pick-up at my LBS.

ThanX everyone, for the replies.
I just have to tweak the...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Absolute

Fenders, Did I go wrong somewhere?

I just got a set of Axiom Fenders installed and the steel support rods look like they are under a lot of tension. Bowed and not straight.
Should they look like that?

Is there an easy way to...
06-20-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

uke, That is correct, I purchased the two mode...

uke,
That is correct, I purchased the two mode torch. From my readings, the more modes a torch has the possibility of more to go wrong.

Unknown Cyclist/Ziemas,
As for the WF-139 charger, as...
06-19-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

Unknown Cyclist, ThanX, I've only had my bike...

Unknown Cyclist,
ThanX, I've only had my bike for 3 weeks and have been reading alot. :twitchy:

I have not decided on a mount for the red LED torch yet. Getting a Topeak Rear Rack and Topeak...
06-19-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

Duly Noted :thumb: Ultrafire WF-501B Philips...

Duly Noted :thumb:

Ultrafire WF-501B Philips Luxeon K2 Red LED Flashlight - item# 20333 (http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.20333)
Aurora AK-P7-5 HA-III SSC P7-C 2-Mode 900-Lumen LED...
06-19-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Absolute

Buying some Torches from DX

Not sure how much night ridding I'll be doing but I took the plunge and placed an order for the following:

Ultrafire WF-501B Philips Luxeon K2 Red LED Flashlight
Aurora AK-P7-5 HA-III SSC P7-C...
06-19-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,274
Posted By Absolute

Wecome... I would advise against a yard sale...

Wecome...
I would advise against a yard sale helmet.
06-18-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,130
Posted By Absolute

My Fuji's manual has warnings in it, on weight...

My Fuji's manual has warnings in it, on weight limit (250lbs) but not one warning on the bike anywhere. :(
Forum: Commuting
06-08-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,758
Posted By Absolute

I leave my 60GAL pressurized all the time, I have...

I leave my 60GAL pressurized all the time, I have a valve at the bottom that I turn depending on how much usage it gets to allow the water sitting at the bottom to escape. Been like this since...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,758
Posted By Absolute

If I'm on the road and have my bike with me, I...

If I'm on the road and have my bike with me, I have a small 12V in my truck that can fill a bike tire very quick. My truck tire in about 3 mins. :thumb:

Costco....$25 CAD
...
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