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08-20-08, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Police ambASSadors to look for unsafe cycling - Chicago

I was going to post this in just the Great Lakes forum; but I really think it applies to a broader range of cyclists everywhere in the world who actually use bicycles to get around.

I live at...
08-16-08, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Stay away from village cycle; they suck. Cycle...

Stay away from village cycle; they suck.
Cycle Smithy has a few fixed / single speed riders working there, and a nice display of some old track bikes not for sale, and a case full of super pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I do. I use Advair 250/50 one puff a day. And...

I do. I use Advair 250/50 one puff a day. And then when I am riding, 2 puffs of Albuterol usually keeps be breathing right. Occasionally after a hard ride I'll take another puff or two of the...
07-18-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,882
Posted By Moochers_Dad

just do a google images search of "boonen sh*t" ...

just do a google images search of "boonen sh*t"
page two

note to those who don't "get it": don't really put the "*" you have to spell it, **** for brains.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,237
Posted By Moochers_Dad

my nieces and nephews have variations of those...

my nieces and nephews have variations of those boots and it amazes me how they always want to wear them no matter the weather or the time of day. It could be 90 degrees and 10 minutes before bedtime;...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,237
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Oh, I forgot to mention the bike IS ok. It's...

Oh, I forgot to mention the bike IS ok. It's steel... just in case.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 03:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,237
Posted By Moochers_Dad

ABH, I didn't even know you were still alive! ...

ABH, I didn't even know you were still alive!

But like I said, the kid was not visible until he darted out from behind his mother and he would have gotten hit by one of the other cyclists next to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,237
Posted By Moochers_Dad

actually, I started crying and thought that...

actually, I started crying and thought that wouldn't be much help so that's why I left.

I also didn't think the crying would impress the VERY attractive lifeguard. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,237
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I ran into three year old boy on the path today. :(

It's been one of my worst fears, and it happened. I was passing two other cyclists towards a woman on the left, standing off the path. On the far side of her was her child who darted out in front of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,271
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Here's Hincapie in yellow, just for you: ...

Here's Hincapie in yellow, just for you:
http://www.velonews.com/images/details/10209.15364.f.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I use liners, but I recommend tapering the edge...

I use liners, but I recommend tapering the edge with a sharp knife so it's not blunt. Also, fold some duct tape over the edge about a half inch and you'll never have a problem with the liner cutting...
Forum: Foo
06-26-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,550
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I have two: One was a concentrated liquid...

I have two:

One was a concentrated liquid chicken poop stuff my mom used to get at some plant store for her plants. It could only be opened outdoors.

The other was a ping pong ball that caught...
Forum: Foo
06-20-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 223,521
Posted By Moochers_Dad

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclu...

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclub/TwoChairs.jpg
http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclub/Bed3.jpg
http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclub/Petey_Sept01.jpg...
Forum: Foo
06-20-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 223,521
Posted By Moochers_Dad

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclu...

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclub/Arc-de-Triomphe-at-night.jpg
http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclub/B-TeaBall.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,950
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I just got some of these because I have been...

I just got some of these because I have been riding with someone who has them. They are Bontrager Satellite fenders; the road version are not very wide.
...
06-03-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Moochers_Dad

i drew this for you: ...

i drew this for you:

http://www.infovisual.info/05/img_en/033%20Bicycle.jpg
05-23-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Moochers_Dad

HAHA... You said "peen"

HAHA... You said "peen"
Forum: Great Lakes
05-15-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Moochers_Dad

shaddup you. So far, I'm planning on doing...

shaddup you.

So far, I'm planning on doing this ride and it will finally prove I can't climb.

I need lighter, more expensive wheels. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,235
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Tell her you know more people who rode a bike and...

Tell her you know more people who rode a bike and didn't die.
Forum: Foo
05-05-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,715
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Gordon Lightfoot, The Wreck Of the Edmund...

Gordon Lightfoot, The Wreck Of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,791
Posted By Moochers_Dad

http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/8004/sacredhear...

http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/8004/sacredheartnursingschoozh9.jpg
04-21-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By Moochers_Dad

They should be to the far right in the US of A....

They should be to the far right in the US of A. And then you pass them on the left, saying on your left even though he/she won't hear you 90% of the time because of wind, language, or headphones. I'm...
Forum: Foo
04-21-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 918
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I've tried and tried and tried to ride a...

I've tried and tried and tried to ride a unicycle. I just can't do it. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Here's something similar called SlipStreamz, and...

Here's something similar called SlipStreamz, and they also work with headphones:

SlipStreamz (http://www.slipstreamz.com/content.asp?subID=8)

They also have a product called The Spoiler:
The...
Forum: Foo
04-21-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 918
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Can you juggle?

Bicycling Magazine cover model, Patrick Dempsey can juggle; and so can I.

Can you?
Forum: Great Lakes
04-19-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Now it's up to 95%. I'm packing my stuff and...

Now it's up to 95%. I'm packing my stuff and going to the inlaws who live closer to there. My mother-in-law will get up early and make pancakes for me. She's a total sucker like that.
Forum: Great Lakes
04-19-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Moochers_Dad

So far, I'm 80% in for doing this ride tomorrow....

So far, I'm 80% in for doing this ride tomorrow. The other 20% of family opposition that hasn't surfaced yet.
04-18-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Moochers_Dad

sometimes one of the pads will fall out of line...

sometimes one of the pads will fall out of line with the rim. i.e., they don't run on the same plane exactly so you can just turn it slightly clockwise or counter clockwise to make the noise stop....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 07:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,097
Posted By Moochers_Dad

How ironic.

How ironic.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Make sure you tell your parents it was from...

Make sure you tell your parents it was from track, and not from cycling.
04-18-08, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Great pics. What is that Park Tool colored...

Great pics.
What is that Park Tool colored thing with wheels in the back of the CSC truck in the last photo?
I don't have one of those but I feel I might need one, whatever it is. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,531
Posted By Moochers_Dad

The Français des Jeux team has been using the...

The Français des Jeux team has been using the Hutchinson tubeless tires in some of the Spring Classics this year.

And as you know... if the PROs can do it... :)
Forum: Great Lakes
04-17-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I wish they would fix that bridge that goes from...

I wish they would fix that bridge that goes from Illinois Street to Wacker by Navy Pier. They've been doing something there but I can't tell if it has anything to do with pedestrian traffic.

The...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-17-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Have you ever ridden on the path in that area?...

Have you ever ridden on the path in that area? It's really a madhouse. I can't tell you how many people with strollers stop in the middle of the path all day long to look around not realizing it's a...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-17-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 262,991
Posted By Moochers_Dad

They call it "The Windy City"

I just rode 34 miles on the lakefront path. 22mph avg headed south, and then 11mph average coming back north. :mad: The wind really blows.

At different times, I rode with a Trek 2200 Composite, a...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-17-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Moochers_Dad

The New Underpass by Shedd Aquarium

http://www.chicagojournal.com/SiteImages/Article/4609a.jpg

From The Chicago Journal

Just south of the Shedd Aquarium, the lakefront bicycle and pedestrian path intersects with Solidarity Dr., a...
04-17-08, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Did you install new cable housing also? If...

Did you install new cable housing also?
If it's the wrong type of housing, i.e., not for index shifting, your gears will slip.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,864
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I put on new handle bars, tape and a new stem....

I put on new handle bars, tape and a new stem. Clearly, I "flipped it."

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j295/myownfanclub/FullOnSerotta.jpg
04-16-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I'm sure if you posted the link here to the other...

I'm sure if you posted the link here to the other ad that's stayed up there, it would get flagged and deleted pretty quickly. :)

That being said, it's possible the ad you posted was worded in a...
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,104
Posted By Moochers_Dad

That doesn't really work for BOTH people...

That doesn't really work for BOTH people involved. You'll keep doing math until you both stop existing. :D

It also doesn't work too well until you're 21, too. Unless you like legal troubles.
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,104
Posted By Moochers_Dad

I'm 41, he's 32. No big deal now, but he was 22...

I'm 41, he's 32. No big deal now, but he was 22 when this whole thing started.
04-16-08, 08:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,226
Posted By Moochers_Dad

http://www.skinnyski.com/racing/results/2008/photo...

http://www.skinnyski.com/racing/results/2008/photos/opuscrit1/IMG_5762.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By Moochers_Dad

OK, I did forget one part of the story. Right...

OK, I did forget one part of the story. Right when he went to get the cable, his very attractive girlfriend walked in the shop because she had gotten off work early. So he might have been distracted....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By Moochers_Dad

That's what I've been trying to figure out all...

That's what I've been trying to figure out all day!

I've gone over it in my head and it just doesn't make sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Their name starts with a K and ends with ozy's....

Their name starts with a K and ends with ozy's. The one on Halsted near Whole Foods.

I should probably call the manager and tell him so he can make sure they people there know the difference....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By Moochers_Dad

My LBS is trying to kill me.

I just went there to get four feet of brake cable housing. I just went to cut a piece to fit, and it's actually shift cable housing, which as you know - IS VERY DANGEROUS to use with brakes.

It...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By Moochers_Dad

These were all the most perfect answers I could...

These were all the most perfect answers I could hope for on BikeForums dot net.

I guess I was scared they were so forbidden and that's why people were secretly laughing at me. Now I know it's my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Hmmmm Now i'm right back where I started. 50/50...

Hmmmm
Now i'm right back where I started. 50/50
story of my life... :(
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Sheldon to the rescue! ...

Sheldon to the rescue!

http://sheldonbrown.com/rim-sizing.html
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,254
Posted By Moochers_Dad

Believe it. Here's another photo of her: ...

Believe it. Here's another photo of her:

http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/09sAaMb5OE6Qd/340x.jpg
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