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08-31-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,329
Posted By underdonk

I narrowed it down to the exact same two bikes...

I narrowed it down to the exact same two bikes after riding them both (and many others). I ended up with the Monona because it felt better to me, personally. The riding position on the Monona is more...
08-17-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 28,148
Posted By underdonk

Check out the Giant FCR. Feels and rides much...

Check out the Giant FCR. Feels and rides much more like a road bike than most hybrids I've thrown a leg over.
08-16-09, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By underdonk

Not at a $1000 they aren't. $400 - $600 seems to...

Not at a $1000 they aren't. $400 - $600 seems to be the sweet spot for commuters right now. Obviously, in time, the price will come down on these. I know I'm looking forward to that happening!
Forum: Commuting
08-13-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,129
Posted By underdonk

http://www.pennineltd.co.uk/images/dinkum%20thick%...

http://www.pennineltd.co.uk/images/dinkum%20thick%20shake%20glass.jpg
Forum: Commuting
08-13-09, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By underdonk

Dah dum! :)

Dah dum! :)
Forum: Commuting
08-12-09, 08:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,041
Posted By underdonk

The problem is that you're not betting with...

The problem is that you're not betting with money, you're betting with your life. Why take the chance when all that's at stake is a bike? Assuming you have grand kids, next time you're with them,...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,041
Posted By underdonk

Oh yeah, I have no doubts that beating a thief...

Oh yeah, I have no doubts that beating a thief into the ground with my fists for doing something inane like stealing a bike would probably feel quite liberating. However, I don't do it, because we...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-09, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,041
Posted By underdonk

Trust me, I've been called worse. :) So you...

Trust me, I've been called worse. :)

So you wouldn't respect a person anymore for not confronting what could be a violent criminal with a deadly weapon with the goal of protecting an inexpensive,...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,041
Posted By underdonk

Indeed. I personally believe that preventing a...

Indeed. I personally believe that preventing a $500 bike from being stolen is not worth getting smashed in the head with bolt cutters. We're not talking about preventing someone from committing a...
08-11-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,349
Posted By underdonk

Web forum cat fight in 3... 2... 1...

Web forum cat fight in 3... 2... 1...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By underdonk

Honestly, I wouldn't worry too much about how...

Honestly, I wouldn't worry too much about how susceptible the lock is to being picked as long as you're using a high-quality well built lock. That is likely the most difficult and time consuming...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,792
Posted By underdonk

I'm 32 and do an ~2 mile RT "commute" every day....

I'm 32 and do an ~2 mile RT "commute" every day. It's almost not even worth getting on the bike for, but it gets me there more quickly.
08-09-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,113
Posted By underdonk

I scare me the most on MUPs, apparently. I was...

I scare me the most on MUPs, apparently. I was walking my dog this evening on a narrow section of the path (dog was on the grass and I was on the side of the path the dog was on not being an idiot)...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,300
Posted By underdonk

Yeah, you CHUMPS should know that we wont take...

Yeah, you CHUMPS should know that we wont take your RATIONALITY ON AN INTERNET BIKE FORUM. A good banning from the forum is the Internet's way of fixing MORONS. I hope your TOTALLY RATIONAL LINE OF...
08-07-09, 05:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,826
Posted By underdonk

Yeah, they wanted you to buy a new bike from...

Yeah, they wanted you to buy a new bike from them. Last time I would visit the store.
08-06-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By underdonk

Eat more protein, noodle legs!

Eat more protein, noodle legs!
Forum: Commuting
08-05-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,442
Posted By underdonk

Sits next to me in my big spacious office with a...

Sits next to me in my big spacious office with a window. Ah, the benefits of government contracts. :innocent:
08-03-09, 07:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,807
Posted By underdonk

Both MTB related... but I don't ride much road...

Both MTB related... but I don't ride much road beyond commuting.

1) Riding over a ladder bridge, crossing a dry stream bed, one of the rungs on the bridge broke (which after further inspection at...
08-02-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,836
Posted By underdonk

I just bought a Gary Fisher Monona for commuting....

I just bought a Gary Fisher Monona for commuting. I picked it up for $600 at my LBS. I rode the 7.3FX, Seek 2, and FCR3 before deciding on the Monona. It's done wonderfully and I would suggest giving...
07-31-09, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,752
Posted By underdonk

Congrats! Sounds like we were struggling with the...

Congrats! Sounds like we were struggling with the same decision. I just picked up a Monona yesterday as a commuter and made the first commute on it this morning. It's an excellent bike and handled...
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