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02-13-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

P.S. my brother has a car and when I need a car...

P.S. my brother has a car and when I need a car for something, I can borrow his.
02-13-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I didn;t have a chance to get the plate number,...

I didn;t have a chance to get the plate number, they backed up and hit my bumper and when i got out of the car to get their info, they drove away. I tried to get their info but they were already down...
02-13-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I currently use the car about 2 days per week. I...

I currently use the car about 2 days per week. I do a lot of walking as well. Before I got the car, I was without a car for about 25 years without any problems. I only got the car because my sister...
02-13-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I will be walking or public transit.

I will be walking or public transit.
02-12-16, 09:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I will be car free at the end of February

I have a 2005 Pontiac and I will be car free at the end of this month. I have had my car for about 4 years, previously my sister owned it and before that, the original owner had it. The car is paid...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
06-20-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I have a bolt for my seat post already and I...

I have a bolt for my seat post already and I looking at getting skewers for the wheels, either pitlocks or pinheads
Forum: Commuting
06-20-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I couldn't post the picture for some reason. It...

I couldn't post the picture for some reason. It won't let me post from my Ipad
Forum: Commuting
06-20-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Critque my locking

I hope this picture works as I have never posted one before.

Here is a picture of my bike I just locked to a rack. I was just running into a store for about 5 minutes and I was able to see my...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,617
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Asama bikes, what can you tell me about them?

I just saw an Asama bike for sale and I was wondering if anyone here knew much about the company?

Do they make decent bikes? Would they be worth buying?
Forum: Commuting
06-15-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks everyone. I just got the Onguard Standard...

Thanks everyone. I just got the Onguard Standard last week and so far I am happy with it. It unlocks with no problems at all and it is working great. I lubricated the lock as well.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

thanks for letting me know how well the lock...

thanks for letting me know how well the lock works. Hopefully it will serve you well for years to come.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks for the reply. Have you had any problems...

Thanks for the reply. Have you had any problems opening and closing the lock? Do the keys turn smoothly? The 4 bolt locking mechanism on the Pitbull medium is supposed to be a really nice feature.
Forum: Commuting
05-16-15, 10:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks Matt. What about the pitbull medium for...

Thanks Matt. What about the pitbull medium for the frame/ rear wheel and the Series 2 for the front wheel to the downtube?
Forum: Commuting
05-16-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks richietables. How much room is leftover...

Thanks richietables. How much room is leftover after you locked it through the wheel and the object you are locking it too?
Forum: Commuting
05-15-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks for all of your help with the lock...

Thanks for all of your help with the lock lubrication tips. I will be spraying some LOCK EASE into the keyhole as well as the area where the shackle locks into the crossbar ( I think that is what it...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-15, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks for the reply HvPnyrs. I believe I have...

Thanks for the reply HvPnyrs. I believe I have seen LOCK EASE up here. I will try it out. Thanks again.
Forum: Commuting
04-29-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

How often should I lubricate the lock?

How often should I lubricate the lock?
Forum: Commuting
04-29-15, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks. Where would I be able to find light lock...

Thanks. Where would I be able to find light lock oil? Is it available at hardware stores?
Forum: Commuting
04-11-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

My bike isn't worth $700.00 but it would really...

My bike isn't worth $700.00 but it would really hurt if it got stolen. What would be the best thing to lube the lock? Would lock de-icer work to lubricate the lock?
Forum: Commuting
04-10-15, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks. The Kryptonite Series 2 I am using is the...

Thanks. The Kryptonite Series 2 I am using is the standard model. I am using a mountain bike with 26" wheels and a 1.90 tire size. I have no fenders as of yet but I am thinking about adding them in...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

That may work as well.

That may work as well.
Forum: Commuting
04-07-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I can get the U lock thru the rear wheel, the...

I can get the U lock thru the rear wheel, the frame and the object I am locking the bike to, it is the front wheel I am concerned about. I don't want the front wheel to go missing on me because...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I have QR wheels on the front, if I use a cable...

I have QR wheels on the front, if I use a cable it wouldn't take much to snip the cable and loosen the QR lever and my wheel is gone.
For the rear wheel I use a Krytonite Series 2 ulock.
Forum: Commuting
04-07-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Onguard pitbull Std or medium?

I am trying to decide which would be the better choice. I believe the specs are the same, both locks are 4.5 x 9 would I have any trouble locking to street signs or racks with the medium size lock? ...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

thanks Slaninar, I will have a look at that lock.

thanks Slaninar, I will have a look at that lock.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks fietsbob, I will be sure to do that.

Thanks fietsbob, I will be sure to do that.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Yes, there is an MEC in Winnipeg. I should check...

Yes, there is an MEC in Winnipeg. I should check there.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I need help choosing a lock

I want to ride my bike to a movie, I am not sure about the crime rate around the theatre as i have never ridden my bike there before. I have a Kryptonite Kryptolock Series 2 that I use to secure the...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks, so if i get the skewers I wouldn't have...

Thanks, so if i get the skewers I wouldn't have to lock the front tire then correct?
Forum: Commuting
03-19-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

locking skewer question

I am thinking about replacing my quick release lever with locking skewers, which compnay makes the best skewers, also if I get the skewers, would I still have to lock up the front tire, I use a...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-15, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks, I never thought about using street view....

Thanks, I never thought about using street view. I sometimes use Google maps to find a route.
Forum: Commuting
03-18-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Bike rack app for Iphone?

does anyone know if there is an app for the Iphone that has a listing of bike racks in Canada and the USA? This would be a cool app because instead of riding around looking for a rack, the app would...
Forum: Commuting
03-16-15, 03:39 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,170
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I use a Fox 40 whistle on a lanyard, whenever...

I use a Fox 40 whistle on a lanyard, whenever someone does something stupid, I blow on the whistle and that usually straightens them out.
06-19-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

MEC bike repair, good or bad?

has anyone from Canada used MEC for their bike repairs? Do they do quality work? How are their prices compared to other bike shops?
Forum: Commuting
06-17-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks J.C. I will try both cables out in the...

Thanks J.C. I will try both cables out in the bike shop before deciding but I am leaning to the 4" right now.
Forum: Commuting
06-17-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

cable opinions needed

I currently lock my back wheel and frame but I am looking for a good cable to lock up the front wheel to my Ulock, I was looking at a Kryptonite flex cable, I am looking at either the 4 foot or the 7...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks everyone I will have to check on the...

Thanks everyone I will have to check on the suggestions here.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

attaching a GPS to my handlebars

Hi everyone. I have a Garmin Nuvi 40LM, and I was just wondering if there is a way to attach it to my handlebars?
is there an attachment I can get that would fit on the handlebars?
07-19-10, 10:16 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 10,133
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

My theory is that most pickup drivers are idiots,...

My theory is that most pickup drivers are idiots, they rev their engines and they are mostly always speeding. These are the ones in my city. They think because they are in a pickup, that they are...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-10, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,220
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Prowell helmets - good or bad?

I was in my LBS on Saturday and I noticed a helmet from a company called Prowell, I have never heard of them, has anyone had any experience with their line of helmets?

Are they a good helmet? I...
Forum: Commuting
04-06-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,777
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

an extra large pizza

an extra large pizza
Forum: Commuting
04-06-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,777
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

How can I carry pizza on my bike?

I want to pick up a pizza tonight, the pizza place is about 10 - 15 minutes away by bike, but all I have is a rack and no trailer, i have panniers but no way can the pizza go in there as the toppings...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thanks cycle, I ride it in health almost everyday...

Thanks cycle, I ride it in health almost everyday of the week.
Forum: Commuting
07-20-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

that is a Mackenzie Pannier. I really like it. It...

that is a Mackenzie Pannier. I really like it. It can hold quite a bit of stuff, I have one for the other side of the rack as well but my sister is currently using it.
Forum: Commuting
07-20-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Thx BA. The seat just seems a little low but it...

Thx BA. The seat just seems a little low but it is perfect for my height. When I sit on the seat my leg is almost fully extended
Forum: Commuting
07-20-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Pics of my bike..

I finally got my digital camera going so I figured I would post a couple of pics of my bike. It isn't the greatest in the world but it gets me around.

...
07-07-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,087
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

Women don't want nice guys, women wants jerks....

Women don't want nice guys, women wants jerks. The bigger jerk a guy is, the more women he gets. If a woman ever says " you're a nice guy" run the other way and fast.
Forum: Commuting
05-02-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,304
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I don't know all but when a perfectly pumped up...

I don't know all but when a perfectly pumped up tire just happens to go flat after someone mentions a flat tire, don't you think that is a clue?
Forum: Commuting
05-02-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,304
Posted By Crazy Cyclist

I'm sure the co-workers would love to work it...

I'm sure the co-workers would love to work it out. Do you really think they care about a bike? Not likely.
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