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Forum: Commuting
05-01-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,957
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Forum: Commuting
05-01-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,668
Posted By Bdaisies

If you're a cyclist, you're doing other cyclists...

If you're a cyclist, you're doing other cyclists a humungous disfavour by NOT BEING SEEN. That is, if you're "ghetto-ized" to bike paths and sidewalks, motorists won't otherwise know how to behave...
Forum: Commuting
04-30-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,005
Posted By Bdaisies

I don't think they look dorky in the least. ...

I don't think they look dorky in the least.

http://blackdaisies.com/photos/algore/konapaddywagon2.jpg
Forum: Commuting
04-30-08, 01:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,005
Posted By Bdaisies

I love the aesthetics of fenders. And they're...

I love the aesthetics of fenders. And they're awesome on those very few days where I have to bike in the rain.
Forum: Commuting
04-30-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,296
Posted By Bdaisies

I see pedestrians breaking the law all the time....

I see pedestrians breaking the law all the time. Walking against red lights, through stop signs, walking ON THE SIDEWALK! some even start jogging and going faster than posted pedestrian limits.
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04-30-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,655
Posted By Bdaisies

I'm a Roy type of girl, myself. Deckard's...

I'm a Roy type of girl, myself.

Deckard's kind of a dweeb.
Forum: Commuting
04-30-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,891
Posted By Bdaisies

I never understand the name-calling in these...

I never understand the name-calling in these aspects. I do think that creating an us vs. them culture is sort of counterproductive. We are all traffic and the best ways to get traffic moving along...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,387
Posted By Bdaisies

Well, i won't say that I bought the wrong bike,...

Well, i won't say that I bought the wrong bike, even though I was a complete noob at the time I bought it. I wanted a bike that I could commute occasionally with (I had a daily ride to work back...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,944
Posted By Bdaisies

I still get a little panicky about those. I don't...

I still get a little panicky about those. I don't think i've quite adjusted yet.
04-28-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,882
Posted By Bdaisies

Stopped reading the thread at this point. +1...

Stopped reading the thread at this point.

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white vinegar is the simplest thing you can do to get rid of odours in synthetic fabrics. Forget buying expensive chemically...
Forum: Foo
04-26-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 902
Posted By Bdaisies

I hate hospital food. Hope you get better.

I hate hospital food.

Hope you get better.
Forum: Foo
04-25-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,316
Posted By Bdaisies

Does anyone really believe this? It's an...

Does anyone really believe this?

It's an accurate mirror of rich kid suburban culture which is second-hand once the independent, urban and/or utilitarian culture is done with it maybe.

And...
04-25-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,044
Posted By Bdaisies

It's like being in a car accident... I've been in...

It's like being in a car accident... I've been in 6, one serious enough to total the truck i was driving. You'll be scared to ride at first, and once you do get on your bike you'll be too cautious,...
04-24-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 380,438
Posted By Bdaisies

I'm only familiar with a small portion of that...

I'm only familiar with a small portion of that trail up around Short Hills (?), and the other trails around here I've only ever run or hiked, so I have no idea what me and bike will be capable of....
04-24-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By Bdaisies

I personally love being on a bike. I have the...

I personally love being on a bike. I have the basic tools I'd need to make minor adjustments to a bike, but I neither have the space, the time nor the inclination to ever build one myself. This also...
04-24-08, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 380,438
Posted By Bdaisies

My Kona Hahanna is currently at the LBS, getting...

My Kona Hahanna is currently at the LBS, getting a tune-up. She's completely stock right now (after 2 years of commuting and some extremely occasional rec rides), but this year since buying a new...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By Bdaisies

WTF... the crash happened before 11am???? I...

WTF... the crash happened before 11am????

I can't believe the comments in that article blaming cyclist. All the classic arguments:

1) I'll give cyclists more rights when they pay taxes!
2)...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,790
Posted By Bdaisies

Hey jjboods, this blog is always interesting when...

Hey jjboods, this blog is always interesting when it comes to cheapie bikes:

http://www.bikeofdoom.com/

Long story short, the $99 bike lasted a year, with upgrades and repairs though.
...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By Bdaisies

Eww bugs, lol!

This is a rant about bugs.

I love spring and summer for bike riding, however, there are bugs! On my ride last night, bugs kept hitting me, I'd ride through swarms or something and even caught one...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By Bdaisies

I agree with the OP. I don't even like calling...

I agree with the OP. I don't even like calling them by the derogatory term "cager". :p For the most part, I've been treated with plenty of courtesy and given lots of room and rights of ways by the...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-08, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By Bdaisies

It only sucks because the roads tend to be busy...

It only sucks because the roads tend to be busy around then with rush hour. However, dusk is my favourite time of day. I love the colour of the sky.
04-22-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,313
Posted By Bdaisies

Actually, I don't have a bell attached to my...

Actually, I don't have a bell attached to my bike. That's like an $85 ticket, I think. That's so lame. LOL.

I didn't protest that law, btw. Still don't care.
04-22-08, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bdaisies

Hmmm... garbage bags, I actually never thought of...

Hmmm... garbage bags, I actually never thought of that. Let me know how it works out for you, Malistryx. :) Thanks for replying!
Forum: Commuting
04-21-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bdaisies

Though I don't edge close to the curb, I don't...

Though I don't edge close to the curb, I don't hog the road most of the time. However, there are times when I will take the lane, and it's particularly when I'm worried about driver's judgement.
...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 902
Posted By Bdaisies

I head straight to work on my commute in. On my...

I head straight to work on my commute in. On my way home a couple of times a week, I'll detour to the mall to pick up some groceries (I do groceries a few times a week rather than in bulk once a ...
04-21-08, 04:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,134
Posted By Bdaisies

i carry mine in my purse.

i carry mine in my purse.
04-21-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By Bdaisies

First of all, LOL. Secondly, it's...

First of all, LOL.



Secondly, it's more grey. Unless I'm colour blind. I wish it were blue.

Thirdly, I <3 my Paddy Wagon. Try it fixed!
04-21-08, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bdaisies

I'd love a folding bike, honestly. But I wouldn't...

I'd love a folding bike, honestly. But I wouldn't want to buy a cheap one, and the folding bikes I want are really not in the budget, unfortunately.

I found some "bike covers" on Amazon that I...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,830
Posted By Bdaisies

I have a similar dillemma and did some googling....

I have a similar dillemma and did some googling. I found this:

Formosa Bicycle Cover...
04-18-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,313
Posted By Bdaisies

And to circle it back on topic, one of the...

And to circle it back on topic, one of the measures of making a healthy population is making helmets a requirement for all while riding bikes. :D
04-17-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,119
Posted By Bdaisies

Are those Rock Star stickers on the post? ...

Are those Rock Star stickers on the post?

Maybe CJ stole it. :O
04-17-08, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bdaisies

Hmmm. Another incentive for me to take my bike to...

Hmmm. Another incentive for me to take my bike to TO this weekend. Apparently TTC will strike Monday morning unless they reach a deal by Sunday 4pm. Blah!
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Bdaisies

I thought of that too. Then thought it might fall...

I thought of that too. Then thought it might fall into the "too much trouble" category.:p

I'm also wrench-phobic. :o
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Bdaisies

I'm pretty sure my bike would be ok. I've seen...

I'm pretty sure my bike would be ok. I've seen people bring their bikes on board in cardboard boxes, but cargo was pretty light. It's just that these boxes, and even padded bike cases aren't...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Bdaisies

I don't have a spare bike. :(

I don't have a spare bike. :(
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Bdaisies

This sort of totally defeats the reason why I'd...

This sort of totally defeats the reason why I'd want to bring my bike to T.O. I'd like to ride my bike as soon as I get to the city (the ones I use to commute daily), not store it. And I don't have a...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Bdaisies

Bikes and Coach Buses

I posted this question to my regional specific forum, and thought I'd post here to get some more answers. :p

I travel regularly to Toronto from St. Catharines to visit him. It's about an hour and...
04-17-08, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bdaisies

thanks. :) I am looking forward to the ride, but...

thanks. :) I am looking forward to the ride, but since I haven't biked in Toronto, I don't know what the roads and traffic are going to be like. I know I don't use the subway all that much, but it's...
04-16-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bdaisies

Bikes and coach buses

Hi folks,

My s/o lives in Toronto and a couple of weekends a month, I come up to visit him. I generally take the Coach Canada bus (sometimes the Greyhound, but I try to use CC because they're...
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,475
Posted By Bdaisies

Yeah I know. I'm a compulsive shopper. This is...

Yeah I know. I'm a compulsive shopper. This is what i do. Justify purchases. :lol:
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 06:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,475
Posted By Bdaisies

I really do need a fruit bowl. :O

I really do need a fruit bowl. :O
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Bdaisies

Those commercials are brutal. And for those who...

Those commercials are brutal. And for those who are complaining that the link wasn't tagged with gore, imagine it coming up while you're watching TV! That's how i first saw the commercials. I had to...
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,475
Posted By Bdaisies

I love this bowl. And those frogs!

I love this bowl. And those frogs!
04-16-08, 02:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,313
Posted By Bdaisies

I would still like to hear about the cases where...

I would still like to hear about the cases where helmets have actually done more harm than good. Whenever someone posts about an accident here on this board, I'm not hearing "if i was wearing a...
Forum: Foo
04-16-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By Bdaisies

I love this film! :D

I love this film! :D
04-16-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bdaisies

You know, when I got back into cycling a couple...

You know, when I got back into cycling a couple of years ago, I had to research those signals again on the internet. LOL.

Who'd buy their old bikes back? I may, if i found it in good condition,...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By Bdaisies

Big vehicles scare me because they always seem to...

Big vehicles scare me because they always seem to pass too close.

But little old people who's hands are fixed at the top of the steering wheel and never seem to move their heads scare me more....
04-16-08, 08:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bdaisies

Wow. Your name's Rich Buck? :p That's...

Wow. Your name's Rich Buck?

:p

That's an awesome prize though.
Forum: Foo
04-15-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,481
Posted By Bdaisies

I feel so bad for your puppy. I hope he's not in...

I feel so bad for your puppy. I hope he's not in too much pain and discomfort and I hope he gets better soon. Take care!
04-15-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Bdaisies

Ed Begley Jr. has a bike powered toaster. :D

Ed Begley Jr. has a bike powered toaster. :D
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