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06-24-09, 03:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,708
Posted By jgrant75

do it, with style.

do it, with style.
06-14-09, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14,029
Views: 3,018,985
Posted By jgrant75

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_GPPd69HhaYM/SjUNyS-ZpfI/AAAA...

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_GPPd69HhaYM/SjUNyS-ZpfI/AAAAAAAADRU/Rl19etzQO58/s800/DSC01693.JPG
includes original bike license plate dated 1971
06-11-09, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By jgrant75

qft: may have to get long reach brake calipers ...

qft: may have to get long reach brake calipers

you shouldn't have any toe overlap now if you didn't before.

and if pedal strike is bad get shorter crank arms.
06-11-09, 01:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,779
Posted By jgrant75

plastic or metal, double gate toeclips hurt my...

plastic or metal, double gate toeclips hurt my feet. (i have narrow feet)

i prefer metal double toeclips and run them on my fast bike but plastic ones are more comfortable for my beater bike.
06-06-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By jgrant75

too hard? shift down. too easy? shift up. try to...

too hard? shift down. too easy? shift up. try to stay close to the middle gears all the time. don't shift so much. always keep pedaling. save that smallest gear in the front for the hardest of hills....
06-06-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,538,033
Posted By jgrant75

just kidding!

just kidding!
06-06-09, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,538,033
Posted By jgrant75

yeah cervelo is a great italian bike!

yeah cervelo is a great italian bike!
06-06-09, 01:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,262
Posted By jgrant75

front, its been proven most the efficient with an...

front, its been proven most the efficient with an aero fork and flexes too much to use in the rear.
06-06-09, 01:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,785
Posted By jgrant75

FAIL! good thing you gave up, we didn't want to...

FAIL! good thing you gave up, we didn't want to see you eat it coming down one of this hills in sc

i wouldn't haggle about prices too much at a bike shop since they are professionals. does santa...
06-06-09, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 180,639
Posted By jgrant75

i needed to do some errands and somehow the valve...

i needed to do some errands and somehow the valve tip was broken off (?) of my rear tube on my beater and i tried to inflate it anyways and when i took the chuck off the core shot out... after...
06-06-09, 01:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,682
Posted By jgrant75

yeah! post pics of your xtra/mamachari!! ...

yeah! post pics of your xtra/mamachari!!

flatter straight bars will do the trick for your stem length but watch out they arent to narrow... you want the bars pretty wide to stabilize heavier...
06-06-09, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By jgrant75

or maybe you should move closer to the beach :D

or maybe you should move closer to the beach :D
06-04-09, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By jgrant75

carver surf racks are an easy solution but they...

carver surf racks are an easy solution but they cost a bit and can be out of stock at times.
the mini fits a short board and is 99 bucks (seat post mount), that guy above has the max and its like...
06-04-09, 03:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,382
Posted By jgrant75

yeah, when are you going to learn to wear your...

yeah, when are you going to learn to wear your lycra everywhere, jeesh
06-04-09, 03:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,682
Posted By jgrant75

you can switch the drive train out easy if the...

you can switch the drive train out easy if the bottom bracket sizes match. if not, there is probably a solution out there.

you may want to switch the hub out to use a disc brake. its most...
06-04-09, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 180,639
Posted By jgrant75

you guys crack me up, lol, dope bag :) went...

you guys crack me up, lol, dope bag :)

went to the store today:

+/-150lbs, bulk items:
beans, flour, pasta, clif bars, cherrios, chili, canned beef, peanuts, peanut butter, canned milk,...
06-01-09, 12:17 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 97,651
Posted By jgrant75

nice score! i bet motorists steered clear...

nice score!

i bet motorists steered clear of that mess of metal!
06-01-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,680
Posted By jgrant75

a metally handicapped, older fellow waiting for...

a metally handicapped, older fellow waiting for the bus yelled at me to "get out of the street"

i was riding in the marked bike lane.

LOL
05-27-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 97,651
Posted By jgrant75

yes: http://bikehacks.com/diy-front-cargo-rack/

yes: http://bikehacks.com/diy-front-cargo-rack/
05-26-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 97,651
Posted By jgrant75

how the virus spreads: ...

how the virus spreads:

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_GPPd69HhaYM/ShOHVNYAuzI/AAAAAAAADJ4/_Yk5pvjYGK8/s400/DSC01600.JPG
...
05-26-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 447,955
Posted By jgrant75

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_GPPd69HhaYM/ShOHMv0GsxI/AAAA...

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_GPPd69HhaYM/ShOHMv0GsxI/AAAAAAAADJo/8qhHBZcU3rA/s400/DSC01589.JPG

mixte / cargo

frame/fork: AMF Roadmaster Nimble, beat to hell and heavy as BRICKS
rear wheel: J.C....
05-14-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,578
Posted By jgrant75

man that sucks. hope you feel better. those blue...

man that sucks. hope you feel better. those blue bus drivers are terrible sometimes...like today....

yeah i agree with the consensus that the axle could have been cracked from a previous...
05-14-09, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,914
Posted By jgrant75

i've seen long brimmed cycling caps once in a...

i've seen long brimmed cycling caps once in a while. a regular cycling cap woorks fine for me... if thats not enough i use sunglasses. (edit: i just looked, i;ve got a couple mesh triathlon caps with...
05-14-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

yes, i do this at every chance. make them kill...

yes, i do this at every chance.
make them kill themselves. being the bait however, is a risk im willing to take.

my new move is catching that last car running the red left arrow in the opposite...
05-14-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

in california our bike lanes are marked the same....

in california our bike lanes are marked the same. there is a new law now that prohibits the sudden lane change at these situations. cars are now required to gracefully merge and then turn right, thus...
05-14-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

sorry, let me clarify: i was responding to riding...

sorry, let me clarify: i was responding to riding the white line earlier and i think i misinterpreted everything. so yes it is a "well designed: bike lane and i ride the white line of it until it...
05-13-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

agreed, taking the lane makes it worse ...

agreed, taking the lane makes it worse

riding the white line or just inside or outside works best most the time. its a marked bike lane and california has newer laws pertaining to this:


...
05-12-09, 11:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,244
Posted By jgrant75

as an architect i'll bring up the issue of...

as an architect i'll bring up the issue of ramping and curb cuts at raised sidewalks as a requirement under the current "accessible path of travel requirements" of the American with Disabilities Act....
05-11-09, 12:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,251
Posted By jgrant75

yeah, just on the environment!

yeah, just on the environment!
05-11-09, 12:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,572
Posted By jgrant75

+1 stop hating already ... just imagine what it...

+1 stop hating already ... just imagine what it would sound like if you were complaining about 75 year old ladies on tricycles....
05-11-09, 12:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,429
Posted By jgrant75

even though it sounds like headphones were not...

even though it sounds like headphones were not the reason for this accident I still think headphones have no place on a bike ride on the road. ever try to call "on the left" and the guy cant hear you...
05-10-09, 11:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,468
Posted By jgrant75

i use my day strobe in heavy traffic, its legal. ...

i use my day strobe in heavy traffic, its legal.

i have a niterider minewt x2, its works great
the strobe will give me a seisure if i flip it on at night!

yeah, depending on the position...
05-10-09, 11:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,676
Posted By jgrant75

yeah totally. once when making a turn on a fresh...

yeah totally. once when making a turn on a fresh green arrow i was stopped by a cop. i kept denying the light was red so much that he checked with his partner and his partner didn't see me. so the...
05-10-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,676
Posted By jgrant75

^ok i never heard of the sharpie at the end!!!...

^ok i never heard of the sharpie at the end!!! thats grrreat!

enthusiast: yeah, over here we have all that violence and crime but the cops are lazy so they just kinda harass the poor and protect...
05-10-09, 11:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

yeah, mounting a camera on the handlebars sounds...

yeah, mounting a camera on the handlebars sounds like a good option too... its so hard to see the plate sometimes...

i've tried running the lights too, it works sometimes...sometimes it just...
05-10-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

here it can take anywhere from 3.5 hours to 20...

here it can take anywhere from 3.5 hours to 20 minutes to travel 20 miles by car.
by bike it will always take me the same time... :D
i laugh, i smile, i wave, i say hello, i just keep riding...
05-10-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

lolz...no, its just that the avg speed is about...

lolz...no, its just that the avg speed is about 18mph for cars on that part during rush hour... and for about 6 miles traffic is slowed up coming out of the westside... so i end up keeping pace.
...
05-10-09, 12:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

^nice pic... does anyone think it would be...

^nice pic... does anyone think it would be alright to drive up on the side walk and cut across all that traffic just to get ahead?

here in LA the lanes fill with traffic stopped in place for...
05-09-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By jgrant75

what do you do when you're passed on the right?

http://www.jeremygrant.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/passed-on-right.jpg

When traffic is really bad some people do anything to get ahead. I am absolutely sick of being passed on the right by...
05-09-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,797
Posted By jgrant75

thats so awsome... i'm going to try that...

thats so awsome... i'm going to try that...
05-09-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,797
Posted By jgrant75

Qft

Qft
05-07-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,676
Posted By jgrant75

wow man, lucky you didnt get a DUI, your cops...

wow man, lucky you didnt get a DUI, your cops must be big teddy bears!
05-02-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,817
Posted By jgrant75

sweet

sweet
04-25-09, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,700
Posted By jgrant75

it's true they (the LAPD) don't. here's more...

it's true they (the LAPD) don't. here's more jibberish:

in the last two years I have been stopped and harrassed for a bike license 3 times, stopped for not having lights twice (i always have...
04-24-09, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,700
Posted By jgrant75

its just horrible how things are progressing here...

its just horrible how things are progressing here in LA. its getting worse everyday.
04-24-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,897
Posted By jgrant75

yeah, thats what it is, thats ok. the 180...

yeah, thats what it is, thats ok. the 180 confused me
04-23-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,897
Posted By jgrant75

do you mean instead of changing lanes and making...

do you mean instead of changing lanes and making a u turn from the left lane he did that?
04-23-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,908
Posted By jgrant75

yeah, it sounds as if he is caught in a tornado...

yeah, it sounds as if he is caught in a tornado of ignorance, wrong way cycling and pedestrianism...what do you think?
04-23-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,908
Posted By jgrant75

this guy went on a rant because he wasn't paying...

this guy went on a rant because he wasn't paying attention:

http://www.examiner.com/x-3337-NY-Changing-Culture-Examiner~y2009m4d19-Spring-is-here-and-the-bicycle-menace-has-returned
04-22-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By jgrant75

sorry, i guess you need this:...

sorry, i guess you need this: http://www.sarcasmdetector.com/

anyways taking car infrastructure AWAY has proved to be very beneficial for the communities that have done this...
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