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12-27-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By slipknot0129

Back riding again

I'm glad to be riding again. I got my 2004 Cannondale T 2000. When I first bought my bike I was 285 pounds 6 ft 1 tall or a little more. Now I'm 205 pounds at 6 ft 2. My dog bit my seat so I'm...
08-14-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By slipknot0129

are you suppose to rest more on a hilly route compared to a flat route?

Are you suppose to rest more on a hilly route compared to a flat route? The area I live in is pretty hilly.

I think I noticed from when I do body weight training that I need to do more recovery...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 746
Posted By slipknot0129

I have rode my bike on the route yet but it looks...

I have rode my bike on the route yet but it looks reliable.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 746
Posted By slipknot0129

should I have any problems getting a job because im gonna commute by bicycle?

I got an interview with mcdonalds tomorrow. The location I applied for is about a mile from the place im gonna live at. I dont have my driving license,so my cousin is gonna drive me to the interview...
08-01-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By slipknot0129

Nice I dont have to ride on that 6 lane road. I...

Nice I dont have to ride on that 6 lane road. I just ride on the size road to the 4 way stop. I didnt think of that before. New route in this link seems a lot safer than my previous route isnt...
08-01-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By slipknot0129

is this route safe to ride and walk?

http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Warwick+West+Apartments,+Oklahoma+City,+OK&daddr=6700+North+May+Avenue,+Oklahoma+City,+OK+73116-3425+(McDonald%27s)&hl=en&sll=35.53249,-97.565945&sspn=0.024691,0.0454...
07-30-11, 12:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,064
Posted By slipknot0129

So what are you suppose to do to not get...

So what are you suppose to do to not get dehydrated? I just bring water with me.
Forum: Commuting
07-29-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By slipknot0129

Yeah after reading this im gonna just ride my...

Yeah after reading this im gonna just ride my cannondale. I got a good lock.
Forum: Commuting
07-28-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,021
Posted By slipknot0129

I get tired faster when I pedal faster in a...

I get tired faster when I pedal faster in a easier gear. Is that suppose to happen? When you do 90 rpms how much resistance should you have? Is it just enough so I dont feel my feet slipping?
Forum: Commuting
07-28-11, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By slipknot0129

What size of mountain bike should I get? Theres...

What size of mountain bike should I get? Theres some trek mountain bikes on craigslist for $100. My cannondale touring bike says extralarge and im 6ft 2.
Forum: Commuting
07-28-11, 01:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By slipknot0129

locking bike outside for job?

Im gonna get me a job within a mile or two of the place im staying at. Most likely they wont let me keep the bike inside.Im wanting to get a entry level job at something like mcdonalds.

What type...
05-30-11, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,306
Posted By slipknot0129

My kickstand is useless when I have stuff in my...

My kickstand is useless when I have stuff in my panniers.
05-30-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,306
Posted By slipknot0129

Nothing but I just wanted to know so I dont do...

Nothing but I just wanted to know so I dont do something that can damage my bike. Like if I had to leave my bike for some emergency and I had to lay the bike down.
05-30-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,306
Posted By slipknot0129

laying bicycle on the side?

Is there anything bad that can happen to a bicycle if you lay it on the side?

I got panniers and and sometimes fill them fully up. A lot of weight.
Why do they say to lay your bike drive side up?...
05-16-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,083
Posted By slipknot0129

Havent had a bike stolen yet.

Havent had a bike stolen yet.
05-15-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,481
Posted By slipknot0129

What solution do you have for heels striking the panniers?

What solution do you have for heels striking the panniers?

My panniers are avenir metro panniers.My heels were slightly striking my panniers.My solution was to put a block of wood on the back of...
05-08-11, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,515
Posted By slipknot0129

Is this the best for $50 or what?...

Is this the best for $50 or what? http://www.lightake.com/detail.do/sku.31103~c.TJB929352010ZYPYDSF
05-08-11, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By slipknot0129

I ordered a cree q5 and it said it was 240...

I ordered a cree q5 and it said it was 240 lumens. I think thats the best bang for buck in the $20 range. What do you think about it? http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002UQB1YQ

I spent my other...
05-04-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By slipknot0129

What light should I buy?

I got $100 to spend on a bike light. Im on amazon and theres two lights at that price. Theres the SpokeGrenade SG-900 and the Magicshine MJ-808.
...
04-28-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,114
Posted By slipknot0129

They doing this in oklahoma too? Edit I see...

They doing this in oklahoma too? Edit I see theres one in stillwater and broken arrow,ok. Should I ask my lbs if they want to help me start one in this area?

I could do one in my town...
04-27-11, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,235
Posted By slipknot0129

percent of cyclists that get hit with a car?

Is the percent of cyclists that get hit with a car pretty low? Im guessing under 1 percent. Theres so many bicyclists and I only hear of a cyclist getting hit every other month.

How does the...
04-24-11, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By slipknot0129

I ride mostly 5 miles a day.Some days I ride 10...

I ride mostly 5 miles a day.Some days I ride 10 miles up to my brothers house in town. I'll have to measure my cadence tomorrow. I ride on low gears and try to pedal fast. When I pedal fast I get...
04-24-11, 03:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,480
Posted By slipknot0129

Thats not good. Have you had any close calls?

Thats not good. Have you had any close calls?
04-23-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By slipknot0129

does the soreness eventually go away?

Does the soreness eventually go away so you can ride every day?

When your first starting bicycling is it bad to ride everyday if your legs are sore?

So if your legs feel sore the next day is...
04-22-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,962
Posted By slipknot0129

Im clumsy with this type of stuff.

Im clumsy with this type of stuff.
04-21-11, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,962
Posted By slipknot0129

taking your bike with you when shopping?

What way do you carry your items while walking your bike in a store like walmart? I guess hold one of those hand baskets in one hand and walk your bike with your other hand.Switch off hands when...
04-21-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,128
Posted By slipknot0129

Living car free and girlfriends?

Is it hard for a person living car free to get a girlfriend? I guess in the city it wouldnt. What about rural car free people?
04-20-11, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,480
Posted By slipknot0129

what do you do when the traffic light never turns green for you?

What do you do when the traffic light never turns green for you? I dont think the traffic lights can detect a bicycle. Does it detect a car if ones behind me waiting?

Usually I stop at the red...
04-18-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,997
Posted By slipknot0129

Do you think its dangerous for people to ride against the traffic?

Most people in my area ride against the traffic and the roads have no shoulder. Do you think its dangerous for people to ride against the traffic? What reason do you think they think its right to...
04-18-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,223
Posted By slipknot0129

Thats nothing. My brother ran over a car with his...

Thats nothing. My brother ran over a car with his semi truck and killed the person and didnt get fined nothing.
04-18-11, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By slipknot0129

how do I get better at looking behind me?

I try looking behind me by turning my torso some then turning my head but I dont have good control of my bike when I do that. I can see fully behind me. Be cool if I could do that and have good...
04-12-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,722
Posted By slipknot0129

So I went out on my own. It took me a couple...

So I went out on my own. It took me a couple miles to walk all the way up there and back. I just made my own judgements when I thought it was safe to walk and it wasnt dangerous at all. At the...
04-12-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,722
Posted By slipknot0129

I dont know but today im gonna go out walking...

I dont know but today im gonna go out walking then if I think its safe enough to walk then I am. I havent been out of the house in a week so I got to get outside anyways.
04-12-11, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,722
Posted By slipknot0129

do friends tell you that you cant ride when you ride to their house?

Im probably gonna be riding my bike to oklahoma city in my future.. Im at my cousins house he tells me to not walk accross the street at 4 am when there is hardly any traffic on the road.I wanted to...
04-12-11, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By slipknot0129

thanks that helped me out alot.

thanks that helped me out alot.
04-10-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By slipknot0129

what tips do you have for changing lanes?

6 lane roads look alot more scarier than 4 lane roads. What tips do you have for changing lanes on a 6 lane road? The part I dont know about is when your gonna make a turn to the left then change...
02-22-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,277
Posted By slipknot0129

That must be a huge lock. I dont think my mini u...

That must be a huge lock. I dont think my mini u lock would go over the sigh.
02-22-11, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,277
Posted By slipknot0129

is it alright to lock my bike to the street signs on peoples yards?

Is it alright to lock my bike to the street signs on peoples yards?

I was gonna get me something to eat at the convenience store. I locked my bike to the street sign in somebodies yard. Nobody was...
02-20-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By slipknot0129

I will buy that dude to get a 44 oz icee on my...

I will buy that dude to get a 44 oz icee on my bike.. I put icee in my metal water bottle. Got melty fast. Must be because its not insulated. The bigger you go the longer your icee stays frozen....
02-20-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By slipknot0129

water bottle cage for a 44 oz drink?

Is there a water bottle cage that can hold a 44 oz drink? I like to get 44 oz icee's. I could fill my 22 oz water bottle with icee at the store but I want to get 44 oz's at a time. Also the bigger...
01-02-11, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By slipknot0129

Yeah the arms need to stick out further on the...

Yeah the arms need to stick out further on the floor to ceiling rack then it would be perfect.
01-02-11, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By slipknot0129

I want ride my bike longer distances whenever I...

I want ride my bike longer distances whenever I have free time. I got a cannondale touring bike. Ride around town and visiting people.

I'll take a look at the dorms. Its a 2 year collage.
01-01-11, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By slipknot0129

is there any bike stands that go behind a bed?

Im going to college soon. I think im getting a dorm room. I heard different colleges wont let you nail or screw into the wall to put a bike mount up.

So I think the kind of bike stand mount I need...
12-19-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By slipknot0129

I think its pretty safe then.

I think its pretty safe then.
12-19-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By slipknot0129

Now that I think of it theres a bunch of smells I...

Now that I think of it theres a bunch of smells I come accross when driving to different places. It probably isnt harmful on bicycle or they would warn it on tv or something.
12-19-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By slipknot0129

Should I worry about this hs2 smell when riding my bike?

I havent rode my bike where theres a h2s smell. I would if I wanted to ride my bike to town.

On this map of where I will ride the bigger red dot is where I see the flame,could be further away and...
12-18-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By slipknot0129

I put some lube on. I think it helped some. But...

I put some lube on. I think it helped some. But still hard to shift. I'll probably take a pic tomorrow to show on here. Would a pic help any?
12-18-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By slipknot0129

So put some lube on the joints that move when it...

So put some lube on the joints that move when it shifts?
12-18-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By slipknot0129

shifting is kinda hard on the left shifter?

I notice the left shifter is kinda hard to move on my bike. I remember it use to be easier to shift. It may be my hands are weaker from me being sick. I usually do 4 clicks then shift down once to...
12-14-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By slipknot0129

Im just gonna lock it how sheldon brown shows. If...

Im just gonna lock it how sheldon brown shows. If someone got away with it then I know they would have anyways. I do need something to lock my front wheel.
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