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Forum: Commuting
10-04-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,868
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

1. How old are you? 30 2. How far is your...

1. How old are you? 30


2. How far is your commute to work? 5-15 miles one way


3. How many days a week do you commute? not as many as I'd like


4. Do you commute year around? Kinda, I...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-10, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,930
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

My main commuter is a mtb with a suspension fork...

My main commuter is a mtb with a suspension fork (frequent scenic routes home) and I climb 750 vertical feet in my short 5 mile commute. Just saying, between mountain bikers... you know.
Forum: Commuting
07-20-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I've bumped and been bumped, but only while mtb...

I've bumped and been bumped, but only while mtb racing...
04-17-10, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I had a trek that had to long of BB spindle in it...

I had a trek that had to long of BB spindle in it (from the shop) and I was plagued with chainsuck and when it would drop the chain would get wedged between the crank arms and the BB shell, I now...
04-06-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Wahoo!! :thumb:

Wahoo!! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
04-02-10, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,175
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I had a flat before I left work last week and it...

I had a flat before I left work last week and it took about 5 minutes, until I gave up with the mini pump and left it somewhat under inflated for the ride home.
Forum: Commuting
03-25-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,281
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

(No-no) Driving your car (do) use witty insults...

(No-no) Driving your car
(do) use witty insults on your co-workers when they comment on your mode of transportation
Forum: Commuting
03-25-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,706
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Bring 2 things: #1 Your Brain Don't...

Bring 2 things:

#1 Your Brain
Don't commute through trouble areas and avoid any punks you see up ahead by going around the block or threw an adjacent alley. Not looking like a target is good, but...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,148
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I'd agree with the hard tail suggestions, but...

I'd agree with the hard tail suggestions, but fully rigid. I ride a mid 90's mongoose with slick tires several thousand miles a year and take it on black diamond single track on the way home from...
Forum: Introductions
03-17-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Howdy local!

Howdy local!
Forum: Commuting
03-09-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,248
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Sounds like your from around here ;) as for...

Sounds like your from around here ;)

as for the OP, masochist guilty as charged, 90's MTB, 700+ ft of elevation change, but I hate being confined to the road...yeah for daily dose of single track!
Forum: Commuting
11-11-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I am well aware of the concept I spent two days a...

I am well aware of the concept I spent two days a week with kids that suffer from autism. The cause of autism is unknown, there is no cure or even a set definition hence why is called Autism Spectrum...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I'd rather people not make fun of a group of...

I'd rather people not make fun of a group of people that have an incurable disorder that severely affect their lives and the lives of everyone around them. But hey if you think it's funny....
Forum: Commuting
11-10-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I hope you were not trying to be funny

I hope you were not trying to be funny
11-10-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,820
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

takes more than one beer... :D more like two....

takes more than one beer... :D more like two....
11-10-09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,820
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Shower, Guinness Extra Stout and a taco ;)

Shower, Guinness Extra Stout and a taco ;)
Forum: Commuting
11-10-09, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,889
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

+1 :thumb:

+1 :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-09-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

commuting did not save me...but good luck

commuting did not save me...but good luck
11-01-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

To be honest in two years of commuting in this...

To be honest in two years of commuting in this town I've only had like two or three incidents with motorists.
Forum: Commuting
11-01-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I ride regularly 8-9 months and rather...

I ride regularly 8-9 months and rather sporadically during the winter. I live on the MN side of the Blatnick bridge and ride past the mall on my commute. On average I keep up with traffic down...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,142
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Burn! :)

Burn! :)
09-01-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,690
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I love camel backs for trail riding commuting and...

I love camel backs for trail riding commuting and anytime it's cooler, but the two weeks a year it's actually hot in my area and for races bottles all the way. I use bottles because I can't stand the...
09-01-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,145
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Gee I wish some would push me over the crest of a...

Gee I wish some would push me over the crest of a hill when I'm racing, cheating for sure. But the question is where the riders being assisted in on the cheating before hand, or was it just some...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-09, 07:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,142
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

You should see the roads of my commute, think San...

You should see the roads of my commute, think San Fransisco with potholes. Locals say they like the snow in the winter because it fill up the potholes.

Joey, I didn't think it was possible for you...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-09, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,470
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

+1 on checking both ways on one ways, I do it on...

+1 on checking both ways on one ways, I do it on bike and especially while driving my truck since I'm the only cyclist in this city to ride on the right side of the road. (I've seem many people...
08-30-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

That rear suspension looks like it may be a...

That rear suspension looks like it may be a little harsh....
Forum: Commuting
08-29-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,684
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Two and a half years ago, during an urban ride on...

Two and a half years ago, during an urban ride on my XC mountain bike I pulled a ~97 mongoose frame from a dumpster. I repainted it, and dove into my parts bin and came out with a complete bike. I...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,150
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I personally put a lot of stock in reply's from...

I personally put a lot of stock in reply's from posters with giant fighting robots in their avatar.
Forum: Commuting
08-22-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,810
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

+ 1 million water is evil....

+ 1 million water is evil....
Forum: Commuting
08-14-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,781
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

28 riding 10-20 miles round trip (700'+ of...

28 riding 10-20 miles round trip (700'+ of elevation change) with mountain bike trails as an option. Plus 15-25 miles of single track on the weekends.
Forum: Commuting
08-12-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,516
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Kinda the same here, I saw a drop in BP,...

Kinda the same here, I saw a drop in BP, Cholesterol, resting heart rate, and A1C (for you diabetics out there). However, I gained almost 30 pounds since I started riding again (commuting and...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,431
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Closest spot possible, eight feet from the time...

Closest spot possible, eight feet from the time clock under the coat rack.
08-04-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

make sure to post videos......if you survive

make sure to post videos......if you survive
08-04-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,884
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

wasn't this last weeks argument?

wasn't this last weeks argument?
08-04-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Um.. congrats? It's a mountain bike it's supposed...

Um.. congrats? It's a mountain bike it's supposed to look like that if it's being used properly.
08-04-09, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,092
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

:cough: craigslist :cough:

:cough: craigslist :cough:
08-02-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

My old trek had an incorrect length axle for the...

My old trek had an incorrect length axle for the bottom bracket and the chain would get stuck in the same basic spot, maybe a possibly. Cross chaining can't help the slack chain either, when I'm...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-09, 07:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,701
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

This is by far the funniest thread I've read in a...

This is by far the funniest thread I've read in a long time, I almost peed myself....
Forum: Commuting
07-15-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,931
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Revenge is a dish best served cold......

Revenge is a dish best served cold......
07-15-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I used too lust for a Cannondale back in the day...

I used too lust for a Cannondale back in the day (90's), not any more. I used to own a GT and currently own an old Mongoose, but after Dorel acquires a company not in my garage. I'd say theyre more...
07-15-09, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

flush another one down the toilet.... how sad

flush another one down the toilet.... how sad
07-15-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,388,167
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3518/3724091273_604...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3518/3724091273_6045943896_b.jpg

Trail and Race Bike
Sette Reken
Tora 302 U-Turn
XT F&R Derailleurs
Truvativ Iso Flow cranks
Sram Halfpipe Shifters
Avid SD5...
07-15-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I would definitely recommend that frame to most...

I would definitely recommend that frame to most anybody, I love mine. I'd post more detailed pictures but I've been too busy, so an action shot will have to suffice.

...
07-14-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Try this...

Try this (http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/19505-175_SETRK9-3-Parts-60-Frames/Sette-Reken-Hardtail-Alloy-Frame.htm), a 10+ year old frame and dead fork for 150 is a rip off. I've ridden the quadra...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,295
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

5 miles to work ~750' of climbing in the first 2...

5 miles to work ~750' of climbing in the first 2 miles

5-15 on the way home (only 5 miles of asphalt:thumb:) and of course 750' of downhill goodness
Forum: Commuting
07-08-09, 05:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 856
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

That's pretty f'ing funny. +1 on enjoying...

That's pretty f'ing funny.

+1 on enjoying the ride
07-07-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,631
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Tires: 2.1 Panaracer Fire or Small Block 8 PSI:...

Tires: 2.1 Panaracer Fire or Small Block 8
PSI: 35 or less
Weight 160-165
Trails: Rocks, roots and a little dirt...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,272
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Only if they are throwing poop....

Only if they are throwing poop....
Forum: Commuting
07-06-09, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,272
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

Ride through poop? I don't shy away if something...

Ride through poop? I don't shy away if something will get my bike dirty, but poop, I'll pass. I don't ride my bike on horse trails, don't hike on atv trails, and I don't drive my truck on MUPs. I...
Forum: Commuting
07-06-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,272
Posted By Spanky-G-Master

I saw one here on a mtb trail and she was have...

I saw one here on a mtb trail and she was have problems due to the low tree branches, I can only imagine her issues further up the trail where bikers have to kiss the bars just to get past one tree...
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