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05-09-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By slvoid

Rip...

Rip...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,404
Posted By slvoid

The raptor's nice but it's still just foam (with...

The raptor's nice but it's still just foam (with ridges in it and mesh on top) touching your back. The marmot (and i think the other osprey, though I haven't tried it) actually has a suspension with...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,036
Posted By slvoid

Along with practice, a CO2 cartridge head (the...

Along with practice, a CO2 cartridge head (the kind that uses threaded cartridges) is a very small piece of convenience when it supplements a traditional pump, especially with high pressure but wide...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,404
Posted By slvoid

Marmot zephyr. ...

Marmot zephyr.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=282322&highlight=marmot

Someone else recommended the osprey stratos, very similar design....
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,036
Posted By slvoid

Communism... it's working! :o

Communism... it's working! :o
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By slvoid

Their site lists 3-4 tires in 700x25 tire size. ...

Their site lists 3-4 tires in 700x25 tire size.
http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCEqSection.jsp?sid=EquipTiresRoadTrainAllSeason&eid=5518&menuItemId=12450
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,036
Posted By slvoid

Oh I'm smart. Look how smart I am! <--

Oh I'm smart. Look how smart I am!
<--
Forum: Triathlon
07-24-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By slvoid

If you can get over the mental thing, I'd stay...

If you can get over the mental thing, I'd stay with the transition. Why? Because the frame makes dilly squat difference in aerodynamics. For the $$ you're saving, get a zip 404 front and 808 rear....
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,036
Posted By slvoid

I live in NYC, of course I have. :) There's...

I live in NYC, of course I have. :)

There's actually a regular on my route that commutes in his F430 spyder.

Nothing like this good ol' fashioned chinese wedding though. The cars were probably...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,707
Posted By slvoid

Going over a bridge, I might be safer on the far...

Going over a bridge, I might be safer on the far right just over the rise, that way I don't get nailed by some moron flying over the rise and not seeing me. I mean it's not 100% fool proof but odds...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 08:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,036
Posted By slvoid

Jumping curbs wouldn't puncture your tires. You...

Jumping curbs wouldn't puncture your tires. You might get a pinch flat but it won't puncture them like a nail would. Might tear some of the belts from the shock though.
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By slvoid

I'm not defending her but if she could squeeze...

I'm not defending her but if she could squeeze through, you weren't far enough forward. I usually stop right at the front. If you want to be ahead of me, you'd be in the cross walk.

Also, I've...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,881
Posted By slvoid

http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/4794/p7040122.j...

http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/4794/p7040122.jpg
:)
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,707
Posted By slvoid

No actually when they offered a reason and backed...

No actually when they offered a reason and backed it up, he went on to whine about how the "WARNING" was merely a "suggestion." Good to see there are some people who can keep an open mind and not...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,036
Posted By slvoid

Woke up on the wrong side of the bike tire futon?...

Woke up on the wrong side of the bike tire futon?

The problem is that most people also ignore my comment of 100% puncture protection. I've yet to see a pneumatic tire choice with 100% puncture...
07-23-10, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,066
Posted By slvoid

Might be they see you as too... how do i put...

Might be they see you as too... how do i put this.. too much of a presence on the road. Whereas everything else is more subtle so you don't stand "out" in the road, so to speak. Plus it also makes...
Forum: Foo
07-23-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By slvoid

This looks like a garage... ...

This looks like a garage...
...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,881
Posted By slvoid

My partner and I started on pretty much the same...

My partner and I started on pretty much the same exact bikes. Right now I'm on a scott sub 2 and it's pretty nice. I find they have a pretty good mix of features plus a real nice subtle style.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,404
Posted By slvoid

In the past decade, I've gone through 2 timbuk2...

In the past decade, I've gone through 2 timbuk2 bags, 2 chrome bags, a crumpler bag, and a marmot backpack over... 30-40000 miles of riding? I think one year I rode like 15k, more than my first car....
Forum: Commuting
07-23-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,036
Posted By slvoid

I've got the schwalbe marathon supreme's. They're...

I've got the schwalbe marathon supreme's. They're kinda in between the marathon's and the plus's. So far so good through maybe 2000 miles in NYC.

However, if you want 100% protection and you're...
Forum: Northeast
04-30-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 44,771
Posted By slvoid

I'm glad this thread's still going. I...

I'm glad this thread's still going.

I haven't been back up to bear mountain in 2 years.

Can't believe how out of shape I am. Hopefully I can get back into it this summer and keep up with you...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By slvoid

You should save the $$ for one of these: ...

You should save the $$ for one of these:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?634376-Fast-food-WIN!
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By slvoid

Well... we all have to go some day...

Well... we all have to go some day...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By slvoid

That awesome sandwich is filled with...

That awesome sandwich is filled with deliciousness.

That'll give me the energy I need to ride those double centuries again!
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,652
Posted By slvoid

That's the 2nd post of mine you've eww'ed in like...

That's the 2nd post of mine you've eww'ed in like 5 minutes! :p

To the OP, what about living in your car? You can get rid of a HUGE chunk of your expenses that way. Or roommates?
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By slvoid

I hate you, I honestly do. Our local mtns...

I hate you, I honestly do.

Our local mtns got about 7ft, which I thought was awesome. This is the first year I've been able to snowboard in knee deep powder locally. Most of em closed early,...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By slvoid

We're not sure it was a Pelican though...

We're not sure it was a Pelican though...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By slvoid

Oh I'm gonna nom nom the hell out of those!

Oh I'm gonna nom nom the hell out of those!
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,652
Posted By slvoid

Sperm.

Sperm.
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By slvoid

Fast food WIN!

I can't decide between this

http://consumerist.com/doubledown_hdr.jpg

http://consumerist.com/2010/04/kfcs-bacon-sandwich-on-fried-chicken-bread-kills-people-everywhere-on-april-12.html

or...
Forum: Foo
03-18-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By slvoid

In addition to pen hospital in downtown, try...

In addition to pen hospital in downtown, try 212-614-3020, they're small, appointment only...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By slvoid

I have a humongous wing on the back of my car and...

I have a humongous wing on the back of my car and the Saris Bones rack can fit there. The G35 should have no problemo. It's very very adjustable.
Forum: Foo
03-11-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,867
Posted By slvoid

I wonder if the fact that the guy's filed for...

I wonder if the fact that the guy's filed for bankruptcy like twice, was 5 months behind payments on his prius, has over 3/4ths of a million in debt, and is a media wh*re has anything to do with...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By slvoid

Anything that is next to skin and wicking, wash...

Anything that is next to skin and wicking, wash after every use.
Outer wear, probably once every month if I use it 2-3 times a week.
Mid layers, every 2 weeks.

Wash on luke warm gentle cycle,...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By slvoid

You should probably get a cable lock too to lock...

You should probably get a cable lock too to lock up both wheels...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By slvoid

I would get the cheaper bike because it's your...

I would get the cheaper bike because it's your first bike.
Should you decide you don't like riding, you wouldn't have had much invested.
Should you decide you really do like it, you wouldn't have...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By slvoid

Spring's actually bad for me, all this spring...

Spring's actually bad for me, all this spring weather cause I'm gonna be up at killington for 4 days this weekend and it's gonna be drizzling and 40+ degs. That's bull.

I just stopped riding for a...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By slvoid

That's right, I'm back! How's life?

That's right, I'm back!

How's life?
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By slvoid

I've already adjusted the geometry of the bike....

I've already adjusted the geometry of the bike. It used to fit me like a glove. Used to ride 150+ miles at a time on my road bike with the ass hatchet no problem. Just gotten lazy in the past year...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By slvoid

I think they're ok for extremely dark roads where...

I think they're ok for extremely dark roads where there isn't a lot of ambient light but in the city it'll probably get lost.

If ur around a lot of cars, best bet is still a bright rear and front...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By slvoid

Back on the wagon and it hurts!

Started riding to work today after taking about 6 months off my 36 mile round trip.

Surprisingly, I didn't lose any time (probably because of the lights). Unsurprisingly, I was a lot slower on the...
Forum: Foo
03-08-10, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By slvoid

http://www.naviguesser.com/Newport-Bermuda-Race-08...

http://www.naviguesser.com/Newport-Bermuda-Race-08/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/cruise-ship-massive-waves.jpg

Does this look that bad? Honestly...
Forum: Foo
03-08-10, 11:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,093
Posted By slvoid

Have you tried panhandling? A good homeless...

Have you tried panhandling?

A good homeless guy in NYC can typically make more than minimum wage...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By slvoid

What?! No deal.

What?!

No deal.
Forum: Foo
03-08-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,385
Posted By slvoid

Pretty good. Been out in the mountains a lot....

Pretty good. Been out in the mountains a lot. Snowboarding.

At least when I go down at 40mph, I can get back up and keep going. :)

Trying to get back into cycle, I've been feeling kinda lazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By slvoid

I am. StupidlyBrave, PM me your info and rates...

I am. StupidlyBrave, PM me your info and rates for "service".
Forum: Foo
03-08-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,385
Posted By slvoid

I only spin mine in grease, it's finer than silk.

I only spin mine in grease, it's finer than silk.
Forum: Foo
03-08-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,385
Posted By slvoid

All the junk I have seems to be neatly stashed...

All the junk I have seems to be neatly stashed away in 1 room. Used to be all over the house... 140804140806140803140805
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By slvoid

Are you coming on to me? Cause... well I'll take...

Are you coming on to me? Cause... well I'll take anything at this point... *sob*
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By slvoid

Quit yer whining, I haven't ridden in 12 months!...

Quit yer whining, I haven't ridden in 12 months! :p
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