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Forum: Commuting
06-29-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,960
Posted By Grillparzer

My total bicycle numbers for 2014 and 2015: ...

My total bicycle numbers for 2014 and 2015:
Surly Cross Check: $1340
Lighting: $400 (A really good Dinotte set.)
Clothing: $600 ($400 for a close out Rivendell rain jacket. Until I had to buy...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By Grillparzer

Cool bag! I like the built in attachment points....

Cool bag! I like the built in attachment points. I use a Maxpedition Falcon II. Bought it about seven years ago and figured I would use it until I wore it out. So far I've broken one belt clip. ...
12-15-18, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,612
Posted By Grillparzer

Help identifying bus vs. bike video

Don't bother reading the comments, they're all vile. Does anyone know the source of this video?

https://imgur.com/gallery/zVzbehx?
Forum: Northeast
06-23-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,905
Posted By Grillparzer

To the best of my knowledge, all of the trails in...

To the best of my knowledge, all of the trails in the area are limited to day light hours only. The Park Police gives some lee way to commuters unofficially, but there are exceptions when they do...
Forum: Northeast
06-22-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,905
Posted By Grillparzer

If you're coming from Silver Spring, try 3rd St...

If you're coming from Silver Spring, try 3rd St NW, Kansas Ave NW, to 13th St NW. That's my commute to work. It's a friendlier bike route than 16th or 14th St NW will ever be.

Correction: 11th...
Forum: Northeast
06-04-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,905
Posted By Grillparzer

Glad you enjoyed it! You stop at red lights?

Glad you enjoyed it!

You stop at red lights?
Forum: Commuting
05-29-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,444
Posted By Grillparzer

If you have access to one, IT rooms with their...

If you have access to one, IT rooms with their heavy air conditioners work very well.
Forum: Jokes & Humor
05-26-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By Grillparzer

Q: How many optometrists does it take to change...

Q: How many optometrists does it take to change a light bulb, one or two?
A: One.....or two.
05-01-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 24,060
Posted By Grillparzer

Probably an idea that should be encouraged...

Probably an idea that should be encouraged everywhere, the D.C. police have established "safe exchange" areas where people can conduct Craigslist exchanges.
...
04-17-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 24,060
Posted By Grillparzer

I've found wearing heavy rubber work boots on a...

I've found wearing heavy rubber work boots on a bike with clipless peddles to be a significant indicator.
04-02-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,479
Posted By Grillparzer

I use a Kryptonite New York Standard, primarily...

I use a Kryptonite New York Standard, primarily because both shackles lock in to the crossbar and that provides a little bit more protection then less expensive locks.

New York Lock Standard...
03-23-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,932
Posted By Grillparzer

I commuted on one for a year and a half before it...

I commuted on one for a year and a half before it got stolen. For a hybrid, it was a comfortable bike when loaded for a long ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 94,080
Posted By Grillparzer

There is one benefit, most young car thieves...

There is one benefit, most young car thieves don't know how to drive one.
03-08-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,844
Posted By Grillparzer

I'll probably end up using a hitch mounted rack,...

I'll probably end up using a hitch mounted rack, just in case, but thanks for the help everybody!
03-06-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,844
Posted By Grillparzer

Spare tire mounted bike rack for a Jeep Wrangler

Does anyone have any recommendations? I've looked at the common models on line, but none of the reviews look particularly spectacular.
03-05-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,453
Posted By Grillparzer

Jandd Panniers...

Jandd

Panniers (http://www.jandd.com/search_results.asp?txtsearchParamCat=3&iLevel=2&subcat=11)
02-27-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,495
Posted By Grillparzer

Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,059
Posted By Grillparzer

My department sent me to a week long IMPBA...

My department sent me to a week long IMPBA certification course to become a bicycle patrol officer. During the course, the instructor made a comment about never using your front brakes while riding...
Forum: Northeast
02-16-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Grillparzer

It isn't necessary to ride on the sidewalks. ...

It isn't necessary to ride on the sidewalks. Downtown D.C. has bike lanes on almost all the roads. Over the last few years, we have become a very bike friendly town.
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Grillparzer

That's when the hub was made, the bike probably...

That's when the hub was made, the bike probably followed shortly afterwards. Regardless, you can consider it a 67 unless you find a reason not to.
Forum: Northeast
02-14-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Grillparzer

Slowly, but surely, Silver Spring is turning in...

Slowly, but surely, Silver Spring is turning in to a bicycling city. I'm am, or was, a commuter during the summer, from the Langley Park neighborhood to downtown D.C. and back, almost all of it on...
Forum: Jokes & Humor
02-14-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By Grillparzer

504602

504602
02-14-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,607
Posted By Grillparzer

Even an honest person could find a free bike on a...

Even an honest person could find a free bike on a college campus. Typically, the college police or security department has more bikes stored than they have space.
Forum: Foo
01-19-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,616
Posted By Grillparzer

Funny, I have less desire to wear military...

Funny, I have less desire to wear military clothing now then when I was in the military.
01-01-16, 07:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,181
Posted By Grillparzer

I spotted it this morning near work. Either...

I spotted it this morning near work. Either someone lost one, or some building engineer took the easy way out trying to free an abandoned bike.
01-01-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,181
Posted By Grillparzer

496163

496163
12-16-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grillparzer

A couple of years ago I stopped and talk to a...

A couple of years ago I stopped and talk to a gentleman who was riding his penny farthing down in to D.C. for a tweed ride. He was in full English fifty's era gear, and stressed repeatedly during...
Forum: Foo
12-15-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11,028
Views: 2,281,304
Posted By Grillparzer

Not if it get mentioned on your Wikipedia page.

Not if it get mentioned on your Wikipedia page.
Forum: Foo
12-14-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Grillparzer

I know this sounds silly, but I would think it...

I know this sounds silly, but I would think it would be hard to identify someone not wearing clothes.
12-11-15, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grillparzer

Extreme car free living.

Cycling - This*Victorian Life (http://www.thisvictorianlife.com/cycling.html)
12-08-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,316
Posted By Grillparzer

Well, you called that one.

Well, you called that one.
12-07-15, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Grillparzer

That's great!

That's great!
12-07-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,753
Posted By Grillparzer

All of those family members standing around...

All of those family members standing around wondering who he was.
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11-20-15, 12:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,266
Posted By Grillparzer

My choice. I'm trying to develop other career...

My choice. I'm trying to develop other career options.
11-19-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,093
Posted By Grillparzer

The highest bidder.

The highest bidder.
11-19-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,266
Posted By Grillparzer

In the D.C. area, how I would get to work only...

In the D.C. area, how I would get to work only came up once in a job interview. The company had a number of different sites that had to be worked and my schedule would vary. I told them as long as...
11-13-15, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By Grillparzer

I'm thinking bike theft rather than hoarding. ...

I'm thinking bike theft rather than hoarding. Part of Igor Kenk's collection in Toronto.

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Forum: Commuting
11-12-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,095
Posted By Grillparzer

Might help. ...

Might help.

http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Components-Stem-Light-Mount/dp/B003E0VHX2
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-05-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,209
Posted By Grillparzer

If the holes are misaligned then returning it is...

If the holes are misaligned then returning it is probably your best bet. Friction might be preventing the pins from falling. If so, a little bit of grease might help.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,209
Posted By Grillparzer

According to WalMart's website, the Tri-fecta is...

According to WalMart's website, the Tri-fecta is made by "Generic." Worksman's website identifies their tricycles as the Port-O-Trike, Executive, and the Eagle and the industrial brands of Mover and...
10-30-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,606
Posted By Grillparzer

When I was a kid I had the bright idea of...

When I was a kid I had the bright idea of carrying our cat with an injured leg to the vet in a newspaper bag. He didn't appreciate my good intentions, he really, really didn't. We were both lucky...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,449
Posted By Grillparzer

Amazon and Bike Tools Etc., the Bike Tools site...

Amazon and Bike Tools Etc., the Bike Tools site has a $25 minimum, but an amazing selection of odds and ends.
10-29-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By Grillparzer

Well, it's old. Other than that I can't find...

Well, it's old. Other than that I can't find anything out about it on the web. Nothing on a Lord bicycle and none of the old head badges I could find, English or German, seem to match the one on...
10-29-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,530
Posted By Grillparzer

This seems to be a common theme in Canada. I...

This seems to be a common theme in Canada. I can't find a link to it now, but there was another cyclist killed recently by a DUI. The police said the cyclist was responsible for the accident...
10-28-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,304
Posted By Grillparzer

I suspect the big box stores are taking the Ford...

I suspect the big box stores are taking the Ford Pinto route with the bicycles they sale. It's cheaper for them to settle with claimants rather than pay to fix the problem of low quality bicycles...
Forum: Foo
10-24-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Grillparzer

No, I won't hold your beer.

No, I won't hold your beer.
10-22-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Grillparzer

http://www.amazon.com/ROK-Straps-Adjustable-Loop-T...

http://www.amazon.com/ROK-Straps-Adjustable-Loop-Thru-BLACK/dp/B008ETMV8I
Forum: Commuting
10-22-15, 03:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,333
Posted By Grillparzer

A flat tire during a heavy evening rain storm and...

A flat tire during a heavy evening rain storm and no road shoulder to change it on. At least the rim survived, after riding eight miles flat the tube and tire were unusable.

For those who have...
10-10-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,420
Posted By Grillparzer

481963

481963
Forum: Touring
10-09-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By Grillparzer

Amazon.com : Baleaf Men's 3D Padded Coolmax...

Amazon.com : Baleaf Men's 3D Padded Coolmax Bicycle Cycling Underwear Shorts L : Cycling Compression Shorts : Sports & Outdoors...
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