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10-07-18, 06:45 PM
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Posted By technoD

Well Nycycle , I'm Sure you've heard of Divorce...

Well Nycycle , I'm Sure you've heard of Divorce Right ?? IF I Was was Married to a Woman prone to living on Pills and Opioids , I'd Be GONE so fast, she'd Feel the Breeze as I went Out the Door !! ☹️
09-23-18, 10:11 PM
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Posted By technoD

I'm

Trying to Downsize, but lately it's been a Epic fail ! 😰 I moved to a Subsidized apartment building, but Still find myself Hoarding Camping and Survival gear ! I wonder sometimes if my subconscious...
08-26-18, 06:54 PM
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Posted By technoD

👍😎👍

👍😎👍
08-20-18, 01:08 PM
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Posted By technoD

Ha, Well try Late 50's ! 😨😁👍

Ha, Well try Late 50's ! 😨😁👍
04-01-18, 06:42 PM
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Posted By technoD

Re; Dental and Lids

One trick over the Years I've learned is a Sterilized Multitool, Hemostats and a Bottle of whiskey ! What dental bills ?? I Know that sounds Crude, but Living Simply and being a Former EMT I have...
02-19-18, 05:32 AM
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Posted By technoD

Great Spirit ?

I won't get into a pissing match here, but I Am a advocate of Evolution of Life, with that said , that's my answer for our air, Etc. But Great Spirit ... Um NO. At any rate, have a nice day. 😎👍
02-18-18, 06:47 PM
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Posted By technoD

We Are our Own good !

The things We own are Due to our personal effort and Accomplishments ... NOT some Fictitious Being from biblical references !! I have Always owned more than I needed, Mainly because I was influenced...
06-18-17, 07:55 PM
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Posted By technoD

Completely car Free !!

No van here,anymore! Miss it? No not really when I think about how much it costs. Sitting on three bikes currently. I last wrote about getting a gas bike but that didn't happen , at least for now. My...
02-13-17, 02:49 PM
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Posted By technoD

Tell ya what, Roody, compared to the state of...

Tell ya what, Roody, compared to the state of things here in the Midwest, the quality of life, employment and economy just seems to make more sense in Oregon. Especially if you are a bike hound like...
02-13-17, 01:49 PM
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Posted By technoD

Well,

At 56 years of age,I've always lived in Survival mode since my stint in the Army, but still I have too much crap by my standards. No car, but 3 bikes ... Soon to be 4 (maybe). A junk 29er in my...
03-17-14, 06:09 AM
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Posted By technoD

Welcome to the forums beach! You're gonna...

Welcome to the forums beach!

You're gonna love your Trek 7.2 !! (jealous) I have 2 mt. bikes but mine aren't nearly as nice as that.
I'm a few years younger, but even at 53 and divorced x2 and...
12-30-13, 10:31 PM
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Views: 2,644
Posted By technoD

Neither here, as I gotta have room for the junk....

Neither here, as I gotta have room for the junk. BDU cargos for me, and allows for my ccw weapon in a SOB holster. ;)
12-30-13, 10:25 PM
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Views: 239,580
Posted By technoD

Yeah, I would too! Who's gonna want to steal it...

Yeah, I would too! Who's gonna want to steal it too, right? But from a practical standpoint they are damn tough cars, and will run til the wheels fall off. ;)
12-30-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,170
Posted By technoD

Ok ,just wondered. I saw some pics awhile back...

Ok ,just wondered. I saw some pics awhile back where the latched ends of the zips were placed so that they alternated at about 10 deg either side between the sidewall and center of the tire to help...
12-30-13, 02:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 26,375
Posted By technoD

Thanks for the link! I bookmarked it since that's...

Thanks for the link! I bookmarked it since that's a source I don't have yet.
Do you have any pics or links as to how you balance them??
The only charger I use at the moment is my 24v 1.8amp SLA...
12-30-13, 02:32 PM
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Views: 239,580
Posted By technoD

The last I knew volvo wagons were built like...

The last I knew volvo wagons were built like civilian tanks! Not really a chick magnet, but definitely safe?
I knew a girl who used to camp in hers,lol! ;)
12-30-13, 02:27 PM
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Views: 1,063
Posted By technoD

Not fancy, but warm and has arm vents w/ zippers...

Not fancy, but warm and has arm vents w/ zippers and removable fleece liner.
Black truspec ECWS parka (military) ;)
Performs great, and can be gotten from U.S. Calvary.com
12-30-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,170
Posted By technoD

Does anyone suggest the zip tie trick around your...

Does anyone suggest the zip tie trick around your wheels for added traction??
I wimped out on my ride to work, 3.3 miles due to the hard pack snow/ice combo with the knobbys on my 29" hardtail.
I...
12-30-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 26,375
Posted By technoD

Post I've been lurking and reading all the posts here...

I've been lurking and reading all the posts here for awhile now.
I am contemplating a pack rebuild using my 2 existing SLA cases on my 2008 currie Izip mountain trailz AL. My current controller has...
12-30-13, 01:23 PM
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Posted By technoD

Wow, yeah it does. I guess your public library...

Wow, yeah it does.
I guess your public library there is run like a "police state" ! :( By weapons detectors, I take it you mean BOOK detectors?? Damn, dangerous place to study I guess...
We have...
12-23-13, 04:39 PM
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Posted By technoD

Van living is sort of fun once you get used to...

Van living is sort of fun once you get used to it. Well, I guess technically I'm homeless since I just rent a room from my buddy who owns the house and I have a job , but in past years I camped in my...
12-23-13, 12:03 PM
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Posted By technoD

I camped in my 1 ton ford van for almost a year,...

I camped in my 1 ton ford van for almost a year, it's a mixed bag at best. Sometimes carefree living, sometimes not! :(
12-23-13, 12:00 PM
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Posted By technoD

Hmmm, I see people at the local library blogging...

Hmmm, I see people at the local library blogging using public computers all the time. I have my own laptop to blog with if I wish,and smartphones can be had very cheaply now and take up very little...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By technoD

I rode my hardtail 29 to work one night last...

I rode my hardtail 29 to work one night last week, when it was in the teens and I felt the same way. By the time I finished my 3.3 mile uphill trek to work, I was walking ... Getting old sucks butt...
12-09-13, 11:06 AM
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Posted By technoD

Tip; If you do run into problems with older DVD's...

Tip; If you do run into problems with older DVD's try to find a video stabilizer. These were popular in the 80's-90's with VHS tapes because they restore the video and horizontal sync, but this may...
12-09-13, 10:57 AM
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Posted By technoD

Um actually, yeah we do ... a little. :crash:

Um actually, yeah we do ... a little. :crash:
11-25-13, 05:02 AM
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Posted By technoD

OR ... Go to your public library and check out...

OR ... Go to your public library and check out their list of DVD's and usually borrow up to 5 or so for as many days, and pay NOTHING (as long as you return them on time) :thumb:
11-18-13, 07:26 AM
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Posted By technoD

Very good example indeed, since I enjoy "farting...

Very good example indeed, since I enjoy "farting around" a little too much! :innocent:
11-18-13, 07:24 AM
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Posted By technoD

That is one of the key reasons to slim down my...

That is one of the key reasons to slim down my collection of "crap". I simply don't need all that I own ( even though it's very little by most standards) so I'm in the process of determining dual...
11-04-13, 06:33 PM
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Posted By technoD

It has nothing to do with being cramped, I simply...

It has nothing to do with being cramped, I simply don't need to own this much baggage. Life is much simpler when you own only what you need and less of what you don't! ;)
11-04-13, 06:30 PM
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Posted By technoD

....double post.

....double post.
11-04-13, 08:27 AM
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Posted By technoD

Wow, I'm kind of jealous of you guys lol! I guess...

Wow, I'm kind of jealous of you guys lol! I guess I'm what you would call a "wanna be minimalist" ??
I use the that term because for one guy, I have too much crap which really isn't necessary!
I...
10-07-13, 01:45 AM
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Views: 239,580
Posted By technoD

Agreed. When biking you can hear approaching...

Agreed. When biking you can hear approaching vehicles, sudden braking well in time to take defensive riding maneuvers, which is not an option otherwise. :thumb:
09-09-13, 05:48 PM
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Views: 378,169
Posted By technoD

Won't want to watch?? Are you not happy with...

Won't want to watch?? Are you not happy with netflix? I've considered a account with netflix for my laptop since I left my 40" lg flatscreen with the ex-gf.
09-09-13, 05:45 PM
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Posted By technoD

I sleep on a single Intex air mattress, and I...

I sleep on a single Intex air mattress, and I sleep quite well on it too! ;)
08-05-13, 04:57 AM
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Posted By technoD

2 Suggestions here, look into getting U.S. Army...

2 Suggestions here, look into getting U.S. Army duffles and a Jeep # 3952 bag. I own one of each and wish I had three more of each since their damn near bullet proof! ;)
Right now I have 3 of the...
08-05-13, 04:52 AM
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Posted By technoD

Ok now I know you're a clone of myself lol!...

Ok now I know you're a clone of myself lol! Except ... the Steinway??? Holy crap!! :D But then I digress, since my drums take up the most room of anything I own.
07-24-13, 12:12 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,114
Posted By technoD

Cooker, Not having been in the ops shoes and what...

Cooker, Not having been in the ops shoes and what he might have faced I can't say with certainty what action I would have taken. I CAN tell you that without a doubt that there's no way I would have...
06-20-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,446
Posted By technoD

When I first moved to central Ill. I learned to...

When I first moved to central Ill. I learned to use the transit service here to get to work, well ... now I hate to get on the damn things!! :(
Everybody's ghetto attitudes and drama permeates the...
06-20-13, 06:29 PM
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Posted By technoD

I'm seriously about 1 week from dumping 3/4 of...

I'm seriously about 1 week from dumping 3/4 of all my crap and starting a minimalist lifestyle! Leaving the girlfriend and moving back up north where I'll be more in my comfort zone, the downside of...
06-17-13, 03:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,114
Posted By technoD

Guns are a great offensive option for anyone with...

Guns are a great offensive option for anyone with military combat training even when on a bicycle, and the proper mindset as a citizen too. A criminal in this case is likely to be news at 2300hours!...
06-17-13, 03:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,114
Posted By technoD

It sure wouldn't have helped the perp, I can...

It sure wouldn't have helped the perp, I can promise you that. ;)
06-10-13, 04:38 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,353
Posted By technoD

I guess I'm a bonehead then, since I prefer all...

I guess I'm a bonehead then, since I prefer all black ( unless I find something darker?) but I do use bright strobes on front and rear! :)
06-10-13, 04:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By technoD

Thanks for the reply, I think I might refrain...

Thanks for the reply, I think I might refrain from "standing on it" so much since I really like my ride and hate taking to the shop since things break when I look at them! :(
06-10-13, 04:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,114
Posted By technoD

A felony is STILL a felony in most states, no...

A felony is STILL a felony in most states, no matter what the property is! I think a good attorney would have a field day with your podunk police dept! :D
06-10-13, 04:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,114
Posted By technoD

In all my years of riding, even in bad...

In all my years of riding, even in bad hoodvilles, I've never had someone try to bike jack me but I have thought about it and I feel sorrow for the op. I ride on a dark trail in the wee morning hours...
06-10-13, 03:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By technoD

I had a buddy tell me that standing on the cranks...

I had a buddy tell me that standing on the cranks when I ride hard isn't good if I want them to last?? Any truth to this?
06-10-13, 03:32 AM
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Views: 5,202
Posted By technoD

If anyone was going to ride with a sleeping bag...

If anyone was going to ride with a sleeping bag and hammock in a bag, where and how would you ride with it on a 29er hardtail?
06-10-13, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By technoD

I just bought a Revolve Sol-sport 5 kit for $35....

I just bought a Revolve Sol-sport 5 kit for $35. folding solar panel, cables & 2200mah lithium poly battery came with it. :)
Meijer.com has them on clearance.
06-10-13, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,793
Posted By technoD

I saw this happening once at a local rec center,...

I saw this happening once at a local rec center, and it was a asian kid trying to use bolt cutters until I questioned where his key was? He got offensive so I said ya know I can call a guy who can...
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