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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-11, 04:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I think there should be an Igloo Playmate hard...

I think there should be an Igloo Playmate hard plastic cooler that fits those containers.
You can bungee it at the carry handle.
Forum: Northeast
08-16-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,712
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

You're right, 42nd is relatively safe because of...

You're right, 42nd is relatively safe because of it's slow dense traffic. You won't get a car racing to the light or cutting quickly to the next lane when they see daylight. The M42 bus ranks as one...
Forum: Northeast
08-01-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,712
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I chose to reply here because it's more NYC...

I chose to reply here because it's more NYC centric. No one rides behind a car in the City. You'll have a long line of car honkers among other things. Try taking over an entire lane and see what...
Forum: Northeast
08-01-11, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

@fattyArbuckle, Excellent write-up! Riding a...

@fattyArbuckle, Excellent write-up!
Riding a bicycle in NYC may seem like a death wish to some, however, you can also get killed walking your doggie over some stray electrified pavement.
Forum: Northeast
08-01-11, 06:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,712
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

ugh. 42nd street is one of the slowest cross...

ugh. 42nd street is one of the slowest cross streets in Manhattan. The M42 usually is in the running for the pokey awards, though I think this year the M34 was slower.
He was riding in the traffic...
Forum: Northeast
07-29-11, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,712
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I can't believe people are blaming the victim....

I can't believe people are blaming the victim. for those not in the NYC area, that's 42nd street right by Grand Central Terminal. It's a 2 way street, where else was the cyclist supposed to be...
Forum: Northeast
07-15-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,022
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

You probably have a full size bike but I see a...

You probably have a full size bike but I see a guy with a dahon almost every morning carrying his bike up the stairs on to Seventh Ave around 9ish. Nobody seemed bothered in that mass of people.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-11, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,770
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I have this bike. I found it next to the garbage...

I have this bike. I found it next to the garbage over the 7/4 holiday waiting for pickup.
It looks brand new, the tires smell new and even still have the mold nubs. I know why it was thrown out....
Forum: Northeast
06-16-11, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Didn't they all said this? I lost respect for...

Didn't they all said this?
I lost respect for Weiner when he chickened out going against bloomberg for his illegal 3rd term.
I could tell he was worried about getting beat but look at the election...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,170
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Beautiful, And, thank you for taking the time to...

Beautiful, And, thank you for taking the time to review and take pics of it.
Forum: Commuting
05-26-11, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,502
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

OP, if you haven't gotten anything yet, I can...

OP, if you haven't gotten anything yet, I can give you the Luxeon 3W LED head from a flashlight I had and make a DIY unit. Just needs a battery pack, I have a computer PC molex power plug on it or...
05-22-11, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

What about a Radbot 500? I know that's like going...

What about a Radbot 500? I know that's like going backwards but it has better battery life than the 1000.
I hear you on the slow blink issue. I don't ride at night but love lights. I put an amber...
05-20-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

That's a lotta bike for 300 clams. Have fun on...

That's a lotta bike for 300 clams. Have fun on your brand NEW bike!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

A soft six pack cooler would seem to fit. I...

A soft six pack cooler would seem to fit. I bought one with a removable hard liner so it stays put, cut some holes and zip tied it to the rack. A soft cooler like mine costs me $3.
Forum: Northeast
05-16-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Darn, I was hoping for good deals. Like on the...

Darn, I was hoping for good deals. Like on the last day of the International bike show and the vendors were selling their display items cheap. $300 for a 10 spd? Jeez, I know 12 speeds are old, 10...
04-23-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I have a knog frog mounted with the LED under the...

I have a knog frog mounted with the LED under the handlebars. I may get the Blackburn Mars click, too.
I like a slow pulsing strobe, not the quick strobe that flashlights have. I have a terralux...
Forum: Northeast
04-20-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

It figures that Hasselbeck would be hit by a...

It figures that Hasselbeck would be hit by a bicyclist.
Forum: Northeast
03-30-11, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Exactly, that is one nasty area, in terms of...

Exactly, that is one nasty area, in terms of riding conditions, in general.
Street all torn up for the 2nd ave project, lanes eliminated or narrowed, barriers of all types everywhere, bad...
03-21-11, 02:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

You can't win with the NYPD. They probably would...

You can't win with the NYPD. They probably would have given her a ticket for obstructing police business if she rode past them on the street. That's if they were there investigating a crime.
Forum: Northeast
02-21-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Dunno what to tell ya, Try using your rear...

Dunno what to tell ya, Try using your rear blinkys during the day.
I used my DIY amber ones and I've notice the traffic gave me some more room.
the scariest are the garbage trucks that buzz by you...
Forum: Northeast
02-20-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Good One! I can't wait till Bloombag is gone.

Good One! I can't wait till Bloombag is gone.
02-19-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Sounds good. I'll be biking with a cam on my...

Sounds good. I'll be biking with a cam on my handlebars. I really should get a smaller one like those keychain type on ebay. I walked into a park last summer and the PEP officer said I hope you're...
Forum: Northeast
02-19-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Yeah, law's been on the books, they're just...

Yeah, law's been on the books, they're just enforcing the letter of the law.
Lots of bell sales.
I suppose I'll be pinched soon, it's not if, it's when. I don't even care anymore. The last 8 plus...
02-08-11, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,204
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Probably but it depends on your State. When I...

Probably but it depends on your State. When I visited NC I wondered why I've seen so many tiny buzzing scooters. I was told probably because the guy got his license suspended and needed...
Forum: Northeast
01-26-11, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

You and me both, vol. Those trucks scare me, they...

You and me both, vol. Those trucks scare me, they drive very close to the curb, maybe that's because they have to pick up the garbage bins at the corners. Be careful driving or riding behind them,...
Forum: Northeast
01-21-11, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I don't know if anyone here get's NY1 on their...

I don't know if anyone here get's NY1 on their cable system but they're running an ad for their news.
It's about how NY'ers are in the know. See the part on how NY'ers know not to look at the light...
Forum: Northeast
01-19-11, 06:35 AM
Forum: Northeast
01-19-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

His district is in Queens, one of the more higher...

His district is in Queens, one of the more higher auto ownership boroughs. He's trying to make his mark, hopefully charles baron or letittia james will take him down a notch. yeah, I said that, baron...
Forum: Northeast
01-19-11, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

On a Saturday? I miss riding in CP like the bad...

On a Saturday? I miss riding in CP like the bad old days of the early 80's.
remember the 24 hour pepsi challenge bicycle marathon, that was a lot of fun.
11-07-10, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,066
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

It's said to last 12 hours on steady. Are AA...

It's said to last 12 hours on steady. Are AA battery lights better or do they suck as well? I like lightweight, so AAA is better for me.[/QUOTE]

I like AA, it's more than double the capacity and...
11-07-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,066
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

If the knog boomer uses 2 aaa, I don't know how...

If the knog boomer uses 2 aaa, I don't know how good battery life is going to be if it's on steady.
AAA battery lights suck.
I did a test last night on my cree p4 on three AA's nimh, 2hrs of steady...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

That sounds like the runtime I get. I get...

That sounds like the runtime I get.
I get really bright for about 20-30 mins, then half brightness for over an hour, maybe more.
I'm going to make an AA pack since AAA's are really no use in these...
Forum: Northeast
10-30-10, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

From baiaguloupe; As to this particular...

From baiaguloupe;
As to this particular incident: I concur that the officer shouldn't have parked in the bike lane. However, a) apparently the cyclist went around the cop by riding on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-29-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

What's your battery life on 3aaa's? an hour,...

What's your battery life on 3aaa's? an hour, maybe more?
I'm asking because I'm using some old lights I had and putting them on my bike. One is a 3W luxeon and the other is a Cree P4. both were from...
10-25-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I don't know about the CM case but surely during...

I don't know about the CM case but surely during the RNC there were people who were just minding their own business who got arrested in that orange netting they used to round up people. and, I've...
10-25-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Like I said in the other post, it's all spitefull...

Like I said in the other post, it's all spitefull and petty from bloombag and kelly.
Forum: Commuting
10-25-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,148
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

exactly on the accessories part. you can buy a...

exactly on the accessories part. you can buy a red filter for the Fenixes and have yourself a really bright taillight.
Forum: Northeast
10-24-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

That is great news, can't wait till next season. ...

That is great news, can't wait till next season.
any place that sells accessories at reasonable prices is OK by me.
10-23-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Let them. they're going to see it's much ado...

Let them. they're going to see it's much ado about almost nothing.
now I'm not saying pedestrians don't get hit by cyclists because they do but it's not the epidemic that one TV station claims it...
Forum: Northeast
10-22-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,805
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Free helmet info, ...

Free helmet info,
(http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=159193520769762&index=1)
(http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=159193520769762&index=1)Bike Helmet Fitting and Giveaway, Tour de Bronx...
Forum: Northeast
10-22-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

wait I thought the WCBS story was on DANGEROUS...

wait I thought the WCBS story was on DANGEROUS bikers propaganda and the scott stringer report was on abuse by autos, both different things especially when the WCBS was clearly bikes are dangerous...
10-22-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,576
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

what's odd about NYC auto ticket blitzes is that...

what's odd about NYC auto ticket blitzes is that you usually get a warning when it's going to happen a day before. sometimes they even tell you where the stops are going to be.
Forum: Northeast
10-22-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I hope you're right. They may get bored when they...

I hope you're right. They may get bored when they see the number of bicyclists drop because winter is coming.
I still believe bloombag/Kelly are spiteful sob's.
good idea on the cam thing, appears...
Forum: Northeast
10-22-10, 12:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I wonder if this is payback for the critical mass...

I wonder if this is payback for the critical mass settlement? yeah, I meant that because that's how petty some people are.
Forum: Northeast
10-22-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

Another story on biking that made it to the NYT, ...

Another story on biking that made it to the NYT,

The New York Police Department plans to step up enforcement of bicycle safety in parts of the city that have seen a disproportionately higher ...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-10, 11:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,866
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

totally, I was gonna mention that. in a...

totally, I was gonna mention that. in a relatively dark MUP even a single front white knog frog on strobe can be plenty annoying.
it's when you're mixed in with all the ambient light of city traffic...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,866
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I use my 2 knog frogs on the MUPS and my amber...

I use my 2 knog frogs on the MUPS and my amber flashlight on strobe when in traffic along with 2 DIY lights up front.
it's just a battery saving measure. my rear amber strobe is my led headlamp with...
Forum: Northeast
10-19-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,805
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

I've read in the NYC DOT site that they're giving...

I've read in the NYC DOT site that they're giving out free helmets at the Bronx cty courthouse for this event.
Forum: Commuting
10-17-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

they busted through a U-lock? I'm seeing too many...

they busted through a U-lock? I'm seeing too many stolen bike posts on CL in nyc lately.
I'm going to assume some of them were using quality U-locks and not cables. or the owner locked it to a...
Forum: Northeast
10-14-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By TiberiusBTkirk

NICE! thanks for doing that.

NICE! thanks for doing that.
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