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Forum: Commuting
11-22-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By timmhaan

5 year break - 1st commute complete!

For very little good reason, I put the bike away in the basement about 5 years ago and never took it out since... until today to do my first commute to work! The is also my first visit back to BF in...
Forum: Foo
11-09-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,045
Posted By timmhaan

almost 15 years of using clippers myself. ...

almost 15 years of using clippers myself. started doing it to save money in college. then as my hair started thinning... i realized no other hair style would work for me so i just kept shaving it. ...
Forum: Foo
10-29-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 58,095
Posted By timmhaan

from the title, i thought you injured yourself...

from the title, i thought you injured yourself while using the internet. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By timmhaan

i vote for that. give the still good undamaged...

i vote for that. give the still good undamaged components another home on a new frame. probably come out ahead too money wise.
Forum: Commuting
10-25-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By timmhaan

thanks guys. i bought the bike a while ago from...

thanks guys. i bought the bike a while ago from slvoid... and then added a few things here and there. the chopped bars are my favorite thing on the bike: aside from splitting lanes, it's easier to...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By timmhaan

the commuting beast - pics

no reason... just some pics after i installed a couple new things.


http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/5926/dscn1115revised.jpg

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-09, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,300
Posted By timmhaan

i'm a rec rider these days.... only doing about...

i'm a rec rider these days.... only doing about 20-30 miles a week.

however, i still LOVE to take out my nice road bike. just because you're doing short rides, doesn't mean you need a cheaper...
Forum: Foo
06-02-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 772
Posted By timmhaan

this armchair observer thinks you should just go.

this armchair observer thinks you should just go.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,924
Posted By timmhaan

haha!

haha!
05-29-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By timmhaan

for some people, this is eating healthy :lol:: ...

for some people, this is eating healthy :lol::

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_NbgCM_p8Z4g/SH07GPDjPEI/AAAAAAAAAbE/CVHQ3QHVVEA/s320/broccoli+with+cheese+sauce.JPG
Forum: Foo
05-27-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By timmhaan

we have free food as well. THAT never gets old. ...

we have free food as well. THAT never gets old. well, some of the food does... but we just toss it and order more.
Forum: Foo
05-19-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 907
Posted By timmhaan

all children should be in a bubble.

all children should be in a bubble.
Forum: Foo
05-08-09, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By timmhaan

we switched over to organic milk for this reason....

we switched over to organic milk for this reason. even though it's more expensive, it saves money in the long run because we're not throwing out spoiled milk anymore.
Forum: Northeast
05-04-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By timmhaan

yep - there is so much conflict for so little...

yep - there is so much conflict for so little benefit. and the potential for a serious accident is always there.
Forum: Foo
04-27-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By timmhaan

this is BS.

this is BS.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,254
Posted By timmhaan

people can barely WALK down the sidewalk while on...

people can barely WALK down the sidewalk while on cell phones. to have someone operating a vehicle is just insane.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,283
Posted By timmhaan

i had the polar cs600 for a while... it's pretty...

i had the polar cs600 for a while... it's pretty good. i actually ended up not using the power function and just used it as a heart rate monitor. i could never get the power dialed in 100% and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,543
Posted By timmhaan

i have problems going the other way... i always...

i have problems going the other way... i always think i'm using clipless.
04-17-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,397
Posted By timmhaan

keep in mind, as a newer racer, you're probably...

keep in mind, as a newer racer, you're probably not terribly efficient either. little things like anticipating pace changes, keeping (and defending) a good position, not dragging people around, etc....
Forum: Foo
04-16-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 711
Posted By timmhaan

i'd like to know the same thing. i've made...

i'd like to know the same thing. i've made around $40k for a good chunk of my career and I always had to pay taxes. every year.
04-13-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,760
Posted By timmhaan

yeah, i never understood why people feel the need...

yeah, i never understood why people feel the need to persuade someone either way. just talk about what you know and what you like and let people make their own damn decisions.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,014
Posted By timmhaan

i was content with all my bikes until i opened...

i was content with all my bikes until i opened this thread. damn you all!
04-09-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,429
Posted By timmhaan

if you see that little twerp on campus you have...

if you see that little twerp on campus you have my permission to pour your iced coffee over his head.
04-06-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By timmhaan

i :love: that tread. a true classic.

i :love: that tread. a true classic.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,469
Posted By timmhaan

http://www.bigup.pl/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/0...

http://www.bigup.pl/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/2394726454_3585c85f3a.jpg
Forum: Foo
03-20-09, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By timmhaan

one guy (peter schiff) is completely right. the...

one guy (peter schiff) is completely right. the other guys are DEAD wrong. how can these morons even pretend to speak with any authority? even myself, who is far from an expert, knew that the...
Forum: Foo
03-19-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,034
Posted By timmhaan

"Her weekly expenses also include $700 for...

"Her weekly expenses also include $700 for limousine service, $4,500 for clothes, $1,000 for hair and skin treatments, $1,500 for restaurants and entertainment, and $8,000 for travel."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-09, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By timmhaan

i've had 3 straight bikes with ultegra...thinking...

i've had 3 straight bikes with ultegra...thinking it will be time for something new next time.

probably SRAM force.
Forum: Foo
03-18-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By timmhaan

iraq! i hear we've made great progress there.

iraq! i hear we've made great progress there.
Forum: Foo
03-16-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,044
Posted By timmhaan

not around here. you're dead in the water if you...

not around here. you're dead in the water if you serve unspectacular food (for the most part... there are still plenty of places offering nasty foodstuff).

a lot of places are now serving...
Forum: Foo
03-16-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By timmhaan

i think a change of location after college is a...

i think a change of location after college is a great thing. i moved to portland, OR (sight unseen) right after college. just drove up there.
03-16-09, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By timmhaan

it has less to do with speed than it does just...

it has less to do with speed than it does just being comfortable in a group and being able to hold your line.

do you have any riding buddies you can practice with? try maintaining a paceline...
03-16-09, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,398
Posted By timmhaan

sounds like it'll give you a good workout. ...

sounds like it'll give you a good workout. doesn't really matter if it's accurate or not, as long as it's consistent... then you can ramp your effort up in a systematic way.

my only issue with...
Forum: Foo
03-13-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 787
Posted By timmhaan

i actually like cramer. and i think he did the...

i actually like cramer. and i think he did the right thing by admitting mistakes and was an overall good sport for going on the show. he had to save face, both for himself and for cnbc. i'll never...
Forum: Northeast
03-10-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,191
Posted By timmhaan

my only issue with the manhattan bridge is all...

my only issue with the manhattan bridge is all the broken glass. other than that, it's a much less stressful ride.
03-09-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By timmhaan

maybe i don't understand the question...but there...

maybe i don't understand the question...but there are more situations to be aware of on a bike.

in a car, i'm not as concerned with:

broken glass
loose dirt
uneven surfaces
lack of...
03-09-09, 04:19 PM
03-09-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,462
Posted By timmhaan

in typical fashion, the comments from drivers...

in typical fashion, the comments from drivers complaining about cyclists roll in.
Forum: Northeast
03-09-09, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,191
Posted By timmhaan

it's probably the same geese, so they learn over...

it's probably the same geese, so they learn over time. the issue with tourists is that there is always a fresh batch of them who've never stepped foot on the bridge before. every day new batch.
Forum: Commuting
03-08-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,139
Posted By timmhaan

i agree with this comment. although, for me, i...

i agree with this comment. although, for me, i go through intersections so that i have a buffer before the light changes. i can have some room to ride before the next wave of motorist barrel...
03-03-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,889
Posted By timmhaan

got dropped on the first hill. then just rode...

got dropped on the first hill. then just rode the rest as a personal time trial... ended up getting lapped twice. :lol:
Forum: Commuting
03-03-09, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,481
Posted By timmhaan

i've been loving not having a speedometer on my...

i've been loving not having a speedometer on my bike this winter. too discouraging to look down and see 7mph or something pathetic like that.
Forum: Foo
03-03-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 956
Posted By timmhaan

the right is largely incorrect in that assumption.

the right is largely incorrect in that assumption.
03-01-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By timmhaan

and then a lot of them still don't even end up...

and then a lot of them still don't even end up with the wedding they wanted after all that. i know one couple who probably spend upwards of 50k on their wedding and they still complain about certain...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,173
Posted By timmhaan

really, you can't think of a reason why disk...

really, you can't think of a reason why disk brakes would be preferred in the rain?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,553
Posted By timmhaan

i like really cold cheap domestics in a can.

i like really cold cheap domestics in a can.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,553
Posted By timmhaan

true dat. but, i've had some of the best...

true dat. but, i've had some of the best conversations over a pint at the bar, and i've picked up weird tidbits of information from people i would never have drinking in my living room. it that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-09, 01:06 PM
Forum: Foo
02-27-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 606
Posted By timmhaan

careful buying weed from the guys down by the...

careful buying weed from the guys down by the waterfront. just saying is all.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,776
Posted By timmhaan

wait, 1 grand... does that include all the...

wait, 1 grand... does that include all the components too? dura ace? if so, that deal is looking mighty good!
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