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01-05-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,921
Posted By wheeldeal

Why stop there? If that were the case, we...

Why stop there?
If that were the case, we should have these stickers on every side mirror:
"Objects in mirror are closer than they appear"
"Look out for cyclists"
"Careful opening the door so you...
01-05-12, 04:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,921
Posted By wheeldeal

If my car came with a sticker like that, I would...

If my car came with a sticker like that, I would take it off immediately.

I already can't stand the "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear".

First of all, no one would ever notice...
01-01-12, 02:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,921
Posted By wheeldeal

http://youtu.be/bzE-IMaegzQ

http://youtu.be/bzE-IMaegzQ
Forum: Foo
12-31-11, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 568
Posted By wheeldeal

Where did you make the purchase?

Where did you make the purchase?
Forum: Foo
12-31-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By wheeldeal

A safe deposit box wouldn't work for me. The...

A safe deposit box wouldn't work for me. The closest bank with a safe deposit is too far away.

A little more details of what I'll be keeping in the safe:
Important documents (car titles,...
Forum: Foo
12-30-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By wheeldeal

Home Security Safe

Can you guys recommend a brand? Is there a particular brand that stands out in the home security safe world (like the way Trek or Specialized stands out in the cycling world)?

I'm currently using...
Forum: Commuting
12-27-11, 02:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,620
Posted By wheeldeal

Why isn't the poll here on BF?

Why isn't the poll here on BF?
12-26-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By wheeldeal

http://youtu.be/TaNBuqSuNqk

http://youtu.be/TaNBuqSuNqk
12-16-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,929
Posted By wheeldeal

That's exactly what I did. I didn't know what...

That's exactly what I did. I didn't know what that thing was called. I called it a hammer. "Pawl"...I'll note that down. I opened up the casing and flushed the entire thing w/WD-40. That didn't...
12-15-11, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,929
Posted By wheeldeal

WD-40 didn't work. The little "hammer" thing was...

WD-40 didn't work. The little "hammer" thing was still stuck (and wasn't able to snap back in place). I used brake fluid instead. Worked like a charm! I then used WD-40 to "flush" out the brake...
12-15-11, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,929
Posted By wheeldeal

But I've been using this bike the most! I just...

But I've been using this bike the most! I just haven't used it for the past 6 months. If WD-40 doesn't work, what should I try? I've been pretty good with dripping Tri-Flow in there every few...
12-15-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,929
Posted By wheeldeal

I have a late 90s bike with this shifter and both...

I have a late 90s bike with this shifter and both shifters have the same issue: the thumb lever stopped working (or slowly dying).

In the front: I can't get it from a smaller ring to a larger...
Forum: Northeast
05-14-11, 08:25 PM
Forum: Commuting
05-14-11, 06:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,315
Posted By wheeldeal

Human error and the "bump" is all in your head. ...

Human error and the "bump" is all in your head.

Just sayin....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,442
Posted By wheeldeal

Like this? http://youtu.be/9Nn0UkdDArM

Like this?

http://youtu.be/9Nn0UkdDArM
05-14-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,249
Posted By wheeldeal

This is why you should pass on the...

This is why you should pass on the right....squeezing in between a stopped car and the curb. Excellent decision there, Mr. Cyclist!! http://youtu.be/BQ9eaXJhl8Q
05-14-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,249
Posted By wheeldeal

....as seen here: http://youtu.be/xv8PDKEU9WE

....as seen here: http://youtu.be/xv8PDKEU9WE
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,019
Posted By wheeldeal

What happened to the kids (and their bikes)?

What happened to the kids (and their bikes)?
05-14-11, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By wheeldeal

Let's stick with just suspension forks for now. ...

Let's stick with just suspension forks for now. Someone school me on bicycle geometry....specifically, head tube angle and the way it affects the ride.

My current (80mm) fork has a 430mm axle to...
05-13-11, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By wheeldeal

Wait....so, that's the only measurement I should...

Wait....so, that's the only measurement I should concern myself with? Is it that simple? No rake measurements or anything like that?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-11, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By wheeldeal

How much are the 4 bikes you own? How much would...

How much are the 4 bikes you own? How much would a comparable BD bike be?
05-12-11, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By wheeldeal

Changing fork = changing geometry?

I am looking to change my fork. Would changing the fork change the geometry of the bike and affect the way it handles?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,243
Posted By wheeldeal

Nice!

Nice!
05-10-11, 12:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,249
Posted By wheeldeal

Bike lanes of NYC http://youtu.be/qIT4G0YKvu0 ...

Bike lanes of NYC http://youtu.be/qIT4G0YKvu0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmgnpUTk2KY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF8ap5W6Ou4
05-09-11, 11:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,249
Posted By wheeldeal

Everyone says "stay out of the door zone". I can...

Everyone says "stay out of the door zone". I can understand that if you ride in Buckfack, MT. What if you live in NYC? 95% of our on road bike lanes are in door zones.

If there aren't any...
08-01-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By wheeldeal

I have the same exact fork. Mine is leaking oil...

I have the same exact fork. Mine is leaking oil on the left side (from a rider's POV). I think our forks have 80mm of travel.

It seems like our old forks are pretty light. Most newer forks...
07-29-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 2,149,875
Posted By wheeldeal

Yeah...but your machine weighs 10lbs and costs...

Yeah...but your machine weighs 10lbs and costs how much?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,416
Posted By wheeldeal

+1 I have the older version of this (the...

+1

I have the older version of this (the green ones). They work well for riding, but they still fall out on occasion when I run. For running, I use the same "sports" line with the behind the...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-10, 12:26 AM
Forum: Commuting
07-25-10, 03:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,314
Posted By wheeldeal

I agree with you 110% here. However, it's...

I agree with you 110% here. However, it's unfortunate that being sued (even if the plaintiff isn't successful) = lots of $$$ spent on legal fees (defense attorneys normally don't work for free). ...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-10, 09:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,314
Posted By wheeldeal

Nice try, but my observation does justify why a...

Nice try, but my observation does justify why a corporate institution wouldn't want any unnecessary liability. I would rather lose ONE customer than to alter my corporate policy to accommodate a...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-10, 07:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,314
Posted By wheeldeal

Those of us who live in America have this thing...

Those of us who live in America have this thing called lawsuits. When you're at the drive up ATM, you're in private property. What if some drunk guy pulls up behind you and flattens you? You're...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-10, 11:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,567
Posted By wheeldeal

I didn't see it mentioned anywhere, but all bikes...

I didn't see it mentioned anywhere, but all bikes in NYC are required to have a bell installed.
07-07-10, 10:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,068
Posted By wheeldeal

Take a pic of the woman as she picks up the bike...

Take a pic of the woman as she picks up the bike and post on BF?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,567
Posted By wheeldeal

For those who are not in NYC, this greenway is a...

For those who are not in NYC, this greenway is a two lane stretch of road (one lane going north and one heading south, separated by a double yellow/white line). This greenway is used by cyclists,...
06-28-10, 12:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,463
Posted By wheeldeal

How to stop at a red light properly? This is...

How to stop at a red light properly? This is what I do: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X975EVV3Egg

PS - if your mountain bike gives you 0 standover clearance, there's a 99% chance it's too big...
06-27-10, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 443,587
Posted By wheeldeal

What kind of bike are you riding again? I bet...

What kind of bike are you riding again? I bet you would be a complete monster if you had an aggressive road or TT bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-10, 01:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,847
Posted By wheeldeal

I wonder if anyone ever attempted a nuts to stem...

I wonder if anyone ever attempted a nuts to stem skidz
06-24-10, 11:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,337
Posted By wheeldeal

OP, which bike path was this?

OP, which bike path was this?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 03:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,166
Posted By wheeldeal

Yes.

Yes.
06-24-10, 12:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By wheeldeal

You're doing it wrong. This is how you're...

You're doing it wrong. This is how you're supposed to enter a roundabout http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTejrd8uqzE
06-23-10, 02:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,722
Posted By wheeldeal

First one to snap a picture of the real thing on...

First one to snap a picture of the real thing on the street should get a prize. Agreed?
06-22-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By wheeldeal

Livestrong bracelet :thumb:

Livestrong bracelet :thumb:
06-21-10, 11:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By wheeldeal

Imagine if this guy honked right behind you... ...

Imagine if this guy honked right behind you...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGYcnYLK_50
06-21-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By wheeldeal

Sure. But where do you live?

Sure. But where do you live?
Forum: Northeast
06-19-10, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By wheeldeal

What streets? Is it the entire length of 1st &...

What streets? Is it the entire length of 1st & 2nd ave? Or just a portion (like the 9th ave bike lanes)?
Forum: Commuting
06-18-10, 02:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,273
Posted By wheeldeal

Pics of your arm today? Let's see that badass...

Pics of your arm today? Let's see that badass scar!
06-18-10, 02:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By wheeldeal

Really??? The horn has degraded to an annoyance...

Really??? The horn has degraded to an annoyance here in the US? I personally find it to be a very effective tool. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oetF3UTIwbc

I personally use my horn at least...
06-18-10, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By wheeldeal

Sounds like fun! Being an urban rider, I've...

Sounds like fun! Being an urban rider, I've always supported your style of riding (because I feel it's the safest way to ride in an urban environment). Stay safe. Mount up the cam once in a while.
06-17-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 30,760
Posted By wheeldeal

I wonder what happened to the guy behind him. ...

I wonder what happened to the guy behind him. Did that guy end up in the grass?
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