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Forum: Commuting
11-29-09, 04:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,597
Posted By white_feather

Sand them off with a Dremel.

Sand them off with a Dremel.
11-22-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,387
Posted By white_feather

I having severe panic attacks when in cars. I...

I having severe panic attacks when in cars. I ride now because I have to and I like riding because I have to like riding.
10-25-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By white_feather

How do I adjust the coaster brake?

How do I adjust the coaster brake?
10-25-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By white_feather

Singlespeed rear tire spin

How long should a singlespeed rear tire spin if it has a coaster brake? If I turn the bike upside down and spin the tire should it make a few rotations or spin forever like my geared bikes?
10-23-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 7,662
Posted By white_feather

This is exactly how I feel. It is so the truth. I...

This is exactly how I feel. It is so the truth. I don't ride for environmental reasons but it is a by-product. I use a vintage double edge razor so I throw away less product, packaging and the such....
Forum: Foo
10-23-09, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By white_feather

I have this same condition with a few 'percs'. I...

I have this same condition with a few 'percs'. I was stuck in my house, hiding inside a closet for over six months before I had enough. I had a bottle of Xanax in one hand, a case of warm Sprite and...
Forum: Foo
10-20-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,178
Posted By white_feather

All I know is that ever since I lost it I've done...

All I know is that ever since I lost it I've done nothing but look for it. My wife lost hers but still has the box it came in.
Forum: Foo
10-20-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,914
Posted By white_feather

I have several piercings but None on my face . ....

I have several piercings but None on my face . . yet. I want to do the ear to nose with a chain piercing.
Forum: Commuting
10-20-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,880
Posted By white_feather

Cool. All good answers. I love the look on...

Cool. All good answers. I love the look on peoples faces when they find out I'm 42, never had a drivers license and I ride year round. Some of them look as if they've just been hit by a board right...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,880
Posted By white_feather

What is the purpose of commuting?

I don't exactly know how to phrase this question. What is your purpose for commuting? There are days when I commute on my 1X7 geared Trek in which I kind of ride a little fast but still enjoy the...
Forum: Foo
10-19-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,303
Posted By white_feather

I've never been married so it may not count but I...

I've never been married so it may not count but I have never been faithful to any girlfriend. One was a five year relationship and the current one is eight years. She moved to California for seven...
Forum: Foo
10-16-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By white_feather

She's singing about me because I am the...

She's singing about me because I am the TREKRIDINGCOWBOY!
10-15-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,933
Posted By white_feather

What is a podcast?

What is a podcast?
Forum: Commuting
10-15-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,566
Posted By white_feather

I have severe agoraphobia. I ride my bikes to and...

I have severe agoraphobia. I ride my bikes to and from work because I cannot handle sitting in a car being stuck at a redlight or a construction site or in traffic. I need to control my forward...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By white_feather

Ruined my SKS fenders

I was riding hone, ran over a stick. The stick stuck to my tire. The tire pulled the stick into my front fender and the fender accordianned. I had to stop and remove the stick, pull the fender out...
10-12-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,337
Posted By white_feather

I have mine at 15" and it is a bit sketchy but I...

I have mine at 15" and it is a bit sketchy but I go in and out of a building all day long so it is cool.
10-11-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,678
Posted By white_feather

Would a set of Weinman rims with a six speed...

Would a set of Weinman rims with a six speed casstette sell? The are VERY light. They say 613-622 X 700C Made in Belgium?
Forum: Commuting
10-10-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,579
Posted By white_feather

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk144/carbonfib...

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk144/carbonfibercowboy/Past%20Bikes/100_2040.jpg
10-10-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,661
Posted By white_feather

1955 Schwinn Deluxe Racer

I finally took a picture of the bike my son found for me in the trash. I was going to keep it. Him and I recently got into a discussion about it and possibly selling it or just riding it or just...
Forum: Foo
10-09-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,542
Posted By white_feather

My handwriting. The fact that I am 42 and I have...

My handwriting. The fact that I am 42 and I have NEVER driven a car for more than an hour. I haven't driven a car since 1987, and then it was only about a half mile to a hospital. I haven't ridden...
10-09-09, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By white_feather

The strip of wallpaper dividing the upper and...

The strip of wallpaper dividing the upper and lower half is called a 'chair rail'. It is for when you hit the walls with the back of the chairs when moving them around. You can simply replace a strip...
10-08-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,151
Posted By white_feather

Will riding fixed downhill, by not adding force...

Will riding fixed downhill, by not adding force but just having your legs constantly moving along with the rear wheel, will this help me lose weight around my midsection? I have a Rootbeer belly. I...
10-05-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By white_feather

I already have the bike, thanks for the link. I...

I already have the bike, thanks for the link. I emailed Kona explaining my disatisfaction. I don't know what to expect but i don't expect anything actually. I wasted my money.
10-05-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By white_feather

Kona bicycles quality

I got a Kona Eighty-Eight as a Christmas gift. The wife paid $706 out-the-door for it. I like it for the thought behind it. The quality though SUCKS. With the slightest contact with anything the...
10-05-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By white_feather

I live in Willoughby. If you want to sell it...

I live in Willoughby. If you want to sell it PLEASE, pm me. I have way too many bikes also but I am looking for THE bike and I think that could be it. I would ride it as is. I would NOT even think...
10-04-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By white_feather

I would trade every bike I own for that.

I would trade every bike I own for that.
10-02-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,332
Posted By white_feather

I have a 1955 Schwinn deluxe Racer. It is all...

I have a 1955 Schwinn deluxe Racer. It is all original and in good condition. Some of the paint is missing. I ride it to work one day a week. Thinking about selling it, thinking about keeping it.
09-30-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,252
Posted By white_feather

Boxers or Briefs? Commando FTW!

Boxers or Briefs? Commando FTW!
09-30-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By white_feather

I have a few Mafac pieces in a box I was given. I...

I have a few Mafac pieces in a box I was given. I would love to make a singlespeed like that LeJuene. Is it difficult to do?
09-29-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By white_feather

They say Mavic Made in France Montherly...

They say Mavic Made in France Montherly Route. They are 36 hole. One seems to have a dent in it so that might not be any good. PM me if you want to talk about purchasing them.
09-28-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By white_feather

I also gave a box full of chains, cables and...

I also gave a box full of chains, cables and derailleurs. I got bunch of old stuff I'm thinking about post in the classifieds for sale.
09-28-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By white_feather

The rims themselves are Mavics, made in France,

The rims themselves are Mavics, made in France,
09-28-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By white_feather

Tubulars?

Someone gave me a set of rims with funky tires on them. The hubs were cut out of the rims so I took the tires off. What they were baffles me. It is a tube with tread. Are these tubulars? Can I mount...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,891
Posted By white_feather

I want a Kona Worldbike. I am into three speeds...

I want a Kona Worldbike. I am into three speeds as well. I have a 1955 Schwinn Deluxe Racer that I enjoy riding. I need to have it gone over or perhaps I will go over it myself if I dare. I need to...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-09, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By white_feather

What about the Kona Worldbike?

What about the Kona Worldbike?
Forum: Commuting
09-17-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,928
Posted By white_feather

I think if you claim it as 8 and it's only 7.6...

I think if you claim it as 8 and it's only 7.6 you will never be allowed to become President but you could still work for ACORN.
Forum: Commuting
09-15-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By white_feather

Question here: I live only a ridiculous 1000ft...

Question here: I live only a ridiculous 1000ft from my work yet I still ride to work. I can actually see work from my house. Would you wear a helmet for that short of a distance? I have to ride no...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,731
Posted By white_feather

Well. . .As of right now I have the Trek 730 that...

Well. . .As of right now I have the Trek 730 that I have made into a front brake only, 1X7 gearing drivetrain with a rear rack for 90% of my commutes everywhere. Then I have the 1955 Schwinn Deluxe...
09-11-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,994
Posted By white_feather

I would like to know what country they are made...

I would like to know what country they are made in and the quality of construction as I have heard new Schwinns suck.
09-10-09, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By white_feather

Why wouldn't one just buy a MOTORCYCLE?

Why wouldn't one just buy a MOTORCYCLE?
Forum: Foo
09-10-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,997
Posted By white_feather

Did I shave my legs for this?

Did I shave my legs for this?
09-09-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By white_feather

Rebuildable bike with least amount of tools?

Over the past weekend I was bored so I took apart a 1964 Monark Holiday bicycle someone gave me. I used to crescent wrenches and a Leatherman Core as a screwdriver. I cleaned everything and put it...
09-09-09, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,986
Posted By white_feather

I am looking to use it in my cruisers at 40 PSI...

I am looking to use it in my cruisers at 40 PSI and my commuter which I think is around 50 PSI.
09-09-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,460
Posted By white_feather

Who would ride to a restaurant to get food?...

Who would ride to a restaurant to get food? People who are car-free? Isn't that the title of this section? Since we are car-free, should we walk to a restaurant to eat?
09-09-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,986
Posted By white_feather

Tire slime?

I was at Lowe's and I saw Tire Slime. It says it's for bicycles, lawnmowers and tractors. Is this the same Slime I see people on here talking about? I would love to add some to my tool kit and it's...
09-09-09, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By white_feather

I love those Shelby's. I need to find one of them.

I love those Shelby's. I need to find one of them.
Forum: Commuting
09-07-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,731
Posted By white_feather

Basically, I just don't want a million bikes. I...

Basically, I just don't want a million bikes. I want two or three of mine. Then I have the SO-Mobile and the kids bikes.
09-06-09, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By white_feather

I have been trying to figure out something like...

I have been trying to figure out something like that after a friend joked that I need an old railroad lantern on the front.
Forum: Commuting
09-05-09, 05:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,731
Posted By white_feather

Right now I have a Trek 730 that I painted...

Right now I have a Trek 730 that I painted Rustoleum green, sprinkled it with green aquarium sand and let it dry. The next day I painted it again and let it dry. It is almost like a sandpaper finish....
Forum: Commuting
09-05-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,731
Posted By white_feather

3 bike maximum dilemna

The SO and I live in a two bedroom apartment. I am car-free 42 years now and will be for the remainder of my life, GOD willing. As you can imagine, there is limited space so I need to keep it to...
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