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Forum: Touring
11-29-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Zalafan

That's kind of rude, don't you think? To call...

That's kind of rude, don't you think? To call someone who feels cycling should be an acceptable sport for people of any socioeconomic stratum a troll reeks of the same elitism that I experienced....
11-29-07, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Zalafan

Right. I tend to be wrong about things, but...

Right. I tend to be wrong about things, but somehow the news was significant to me.
Forum: Touring
11-27-07, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Zalafan

My first legitimate century

Recently I completed the 100-mile Highlander Cycle Tour in Canandaigua, NY. It was my first "legit" tour, that is, one that I paid to do. I've done a number of others, including a 175-mile and a...
11-27-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By Zalafan

Sounds like material for a new thread. I'd like...

Sounds like material for a new thread. I'd like to see that, myself.
11-27-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Zalafan

Farewell, T-Mobile

One of the best teams for cheaters has ceased to be. I for one never liked them, though. Did anyone?
11-27-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By Zalafan

Yeah, so he got his... it makes it hard for me to...

Yeah, so he got his... it makes it hard for me to pity him for being defeated 7 times by Lance. Ivan Basso is the real sob story, or would be, if he wasn't a cheater.
Forum: Touring
04-17-07, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By Zalafan

One for BR17

Having been across the state a few times by BR 17 and 5 alike, I would suggest 17 over 5. It meanders, making for a few extra miles. However, you know what meandering means: Hills. Scenery. Buffalo...
04-05-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Zalafan

Thanks folks:)

Thanks folks:)
04-05-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Zalafan

Effect of road salt

I want to ride 150 miles on recently road-salted roads with my Fuji road bike. My question is, what ill effects will this have on the bike itself, frame and components?

Disclaimers: I know this...
01-16-07, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By Zalafan

HERE'S the thread I was looking for! 6620...

HERE'S the thread I was looking for!

6620 miles, 365 days, commuting, for pleasure, and a couple short tours.

I am smitten with disbelief at pedex's stats. Pedex, if you are willing to accept...
01-16-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,219
Posted By Zalafan

did you? awesome... I was looking for one, but...

did you? awesome... I was looking for one, but maybe not hard enough. lol forgive me, i get a kick out of the slightest bike/map/statistic stimulus, or even the rumor of these!
01-11-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,219
Posted By Zalafan

This very thread inspired me to work diligently...

This very thread inspired me to work diligently towards spending a full 365 days on the bike in 2006, which I did successfully. Do I dare start a thread asking the same question for the more recent...
Forum: Foo
06-16-06, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By Zalafan

The sticker in question will go on either the top...

The sticker in question will go on either the top tube or down tube.

I think I like "Zero Emissions Vehicle" better, though. Thanks.
Forum: Foo
06-15-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By Zalafan

Cyclist Grammar

So I was considering ordering a bicycle bumper sticker. I would like it to convey that my bicycle equals one fewer car on the roads. But what is the correct grammar for such a statement? The ever...
Forum: Introductions
04-05-06, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Zalafan

Speak, comrade!

Speak, comrade!
02-01-06, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Zalafan

Doesn't look like a good outlook. GPSBlake... are...

Doesn't look like a good outlook. GPSBlake... are you a courier? You seem to know the business well. If so, how did you get into it?
Forum: Touring
01-15-06, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,899
Posted By Zalafan

Dimkick has spoken. What will thou do? ...

Dimkick has spoken.

What will thou do?

Options:
1. "We will have excellent journeys of power in the land if you accompany"
2. "It will benefit thee financially to accompany me upon my...
Forum: Touring
01-15-06, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Zalafan

I have the interest for journey. Comming with...

I have the interest for journey. Comming with you, maybe? How for seeing out safely?
01-10-06, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By Zalafan

My Thread Lives! I Have Created Life...

My Thread Lives! I Have Created Life Unextinguishable Thanks To The Mighty And Wonderous Dimkick
Forum: Touring
01-10-06, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,899
Posted By Zalafan

At this point in my life my strategy is to never...

At this point in my life my strategy is to never ever ever under any circumstances or pain of death have children. But age and career will provide their own challenges, therefore I live upon my bike...
Forum: Touring
01-07-06, 11:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,899
Posted By Zalafan

Peter - That is what I plan on doing. Camping...

Peter - That is what I plan on doing. Camping stealth style, eating whatever is cheap where we go and similar stuff.

Perhaps I will never return...
Forum: Touring
01-06-06, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,899
Posted By Zalafan

I'm set on doing a couple of tours, one short and...

I'm set on doing a couple of tours, one short and one long, beginning in spring. For me, it is easier since I am still a student with all the standard breaks. I'll be finding out soon, then, where my...
Forum: Touring
01-06-06, 11:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,899
Posted By Zalafan

How do you afford this?

Amid a newly kindled interest in touring, I've been reading a little on the forums and elsewhere on the subject. It seems that many tours take place over long periods of time; weeks, months or more....
01-04-06, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,219
Posted By Zalafan

Every day that I was working or going to school I...

Every day that I was working or going to school I rode - then on days off I would take a ride. Ten days in August I was stuck without a bike or a home. Maybe another 10 days that year I bummed around...
07-04-05, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Zalafan

Untrue wheel left unfixed

An Independance Day questions for all horsemen of the land:

In the situation of a slightly (noticible, rubbing against brake pads) out of true rear wheel, would there be any long term ill effects...
05-03-05, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By Zalafan

Thank you, comrades. I will act in accordance...

Thank you, comrades. I will act in accordance with your advice.
05-03-05, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By Zalafan

terrorists

terrorists
05-03-05, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By Zalafan

Name that part!

Hello comrades, I have recently finished my first ever hub overhaul, which included taking the wheel to a shop to have them use their freewheel remover on it (mine didn't fit). Anywho... as I...
05-01-05, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,928
Posted By Zalafan

You have become offended, eh, comrade? An easily...

You have become offended, eh, comrade? An easily offended one you are. I did not notice the date when I posted... must I now beg your forgiveness?
Forum: Commuting
04-22-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,621
Posted By Zalafan

I will die in the saddle, for I never stop at a...

I will die in the saddle, for I never stop at a sign, and rarely at a light.
Forum: Introductions
04-22-05, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Zalafan

Orange three to orange leader, we have entered a...

Orange three to orange leader, we have entered a cron drift.
04-09-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,259
Posted By Zalafan

Comrade, elaboration is requested.

Comrade, elaboration is requested.
04-09-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,928
Posted By Zalafan

The trend revives. I am the revenant.

The trend revives. I am the revenant.
Forum: Introductions
04-09-05, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Zalafan

Excellent, may the horse carry thee into battling...

Excellent, may the horse carry thee into battling successes!
Forum: Commuting
04-02-05, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By Zalafan

Excellent, it matters not what horse, so long as...

Excellent, it matters not what horse, so long as it is not a car (or the enemy of all who live, the SUV).
Forum: Commuting
04-02-05, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 910,414
Posted By Zalafan

Painful.

Painful.
Forum: BMX
04-02-05, 10:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,182
Posted By Zalafan

A solid six inches

A solid six inches
04-02-05, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,296
Posted By Zalafan

I fear! The green jumpers will soon be the...

I fear! The green jumpers will soon be the conquerers of us all... save thy children, there is no hope for thee.
04-02-05, 12:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,930
Posted By Zalafan

Also spray it on your snow shovel before...

Also spray it on your snow shovel before shovelling. You willll see that in this it is efficient indeed and your horse will thank you for clearing a path in which it can freely gallop.
04-01-05, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Zalafan

Turns out I was a fool, blinded by a mage of some...

Turns out I was a fool, blinded by a mage of some sort. When a cleric cast cure blindness and abjured the mage, it became clear what the problem was.

The lockwasher betrayed me and my horse,...
Forum: Introductions
04-01-05, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Zalafan

Excellent, the horse will serve thee well.

Excellent, the horse will serve thee well.
03-27-05, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Zalafan

Bottom bracket: 1pc crank problem

First off, the horse in question is a cheap one and I am lacking in the ways of the horse doctor. Forgive the foolishness of my upcoming question.

I took apart the bottom bracket assembly on a...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-05, 12:38 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,152
Posted By Zalafan

Resist Televison

Resist Televison
03-21-05, 12:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,345
Posted By Zalafan

critical mass

critical mass
Forum: Introductions
03-21-05, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Zalafan

Aye, indeed the horse riding will prevail in...

Aye, indeed the horse riding will prevail in every aspect! If I see you i will blow on a harmonica, if you experience this let me know for it is I who blows harmonica at all biking comrades seen on...
Forum: Introductions
03-16-05, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Zalafan

Greetings Buffalo Comrade! I also live in...

Greetings Buffalo Comrade!
I also live in snowy tundra area, excellent is it not?

What horse shop did you use, comrade? And what hills find ye in this area? I am baffled indeed.


Zalaf
Forum: Touring
03-10-05, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,915
Posted By Zalafan

Seems Jamawami has it down to a science... thanks...

Seems Jamawami has it down to a science... thanks comrade.
02-20-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Zalafan

Buy no horses! Rather, find one in garbage heaps...

Buy no horses! Rather, find one in garbage heaps and ride what is left until it dies, in the process you will find another. What advantage exists in these bicycles with names such as trek and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-05, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Zalafan

Instead, you should garbage pick like 4 horses...

Instead, you should garbage pick like 4 horses and ride them until their deaths. Garbage pick more as they die off. You will have a free exciting and dynamic horse supply for years to come.
01-30-05, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,393
Posted By Zalafan

Certainly, Buffalo NY is the supreme town of the...

Certainly, Buffalo NY is the supreme town of the horse and rider. Snow and ice upon the road causes slipping and falling which strengthens a warrior through pain training.

Constant snow means not...
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