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06-26-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 11,512
Posted By petflunky

I work in the IT department of a public school...

I work in the IT department of a public school district.
Forum: Foo
11-24-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,309
Posted By petflunky

Why does the word "fugu" come to mind when I look...

Why does the word "fugu" come to mind when I look at this tire?
Forum: Foo
11-24-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 871
Posted By petflunky

Meh, I have to work at the second job (retail)...

Meh, I have to work at the second job (retail) on Friday. 5am to 2 pm. Then I work 9-5 on Saturday. I have Sunday off.
08-08-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By petflunky

It was a fun ride. It's cool how easy and fun a...

It was a fun ride. It's cool how easy and fun a ride seems when riding with good company. But we did get chided for riding two up on the shoulder. WTF LOL ?? :lol:
08-06-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By petflunky

Got it Laserman. As for overplanning, not...

Got it Laserman. As for overplanning, not really. For me, anyway. I work every Saturday, so I need to plan that far in advance, so I can ask for the day off. Stupid work.:lol:
08-06-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By petflunky

The trailhead is 1/2 mile east of Andiomos? ...

The trailhead is 1/2 mile east of Andiomos? Never mind about meeting at the resteraunt then.
08-06-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By petflunky

I should be there. If it's raining, I'm not...

I should be there. If it's raining, I'm not gonna go. But as of right now, I'm going. Got the bike rack on the car, all my gear packed, all I gotta do is put the bike on the back. Since it's only...
07-17-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By petflunky

I should be there. I asked for the day off from...

I should be there. I asked for the day off from work, now I just need to wait for approval.
07-17-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By petflunky

I'm not sure why they did it, but out by me the...

I'm not sure why they did it, but out by me the redid a couple of roads. What they did was put an oily subsatance down, then dumped pea gravel all over it. I'm not sure why, the roads were in...
07-11-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,626
Posted By petflunky

Thanks! The bars are from Nashbar, and the tape...

Thanks! The bars are from Nashbar, and the tape is from the lbs. Now that I've got the angle dialed in, they are very comfortable.
07-08-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13,650
Views: 2,771,564
Posted By petflunky

Here's my finds for now. The bike is a Jamis...

Here's my finds for now. The bike is a Jamis Cross Country. The maintenance people found it out in one of the fields where I work, and gave it to me. After checking with the police and getting...
07-08-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,626
Posted By petflunky

Here are a couple pictures of my new handle bars....

Here are a couple pictures of my new handle bars. MUCH more comfortable than the flat bars.
07-06-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,766
Posted By petflunky

Tentatively, I will be in, provided, I can get...

Tentatively, I will be in, provided, I can get off from work, and can get up early enough to be there by nine :0)
Forum: Foo
06-27-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 27,520
Posted By petflunky

Wild Blue blueberry lager. Next week, Brasserie...

Wild Blue blueberry lager. Next week, Brasserie Blonde ale.
06-18-10, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,626
Posted By petflunky

Thanks for the info on the bars. My department...

Thanks for the info on the bars. My department store bike has drop bars on it, and they seem to be ok, no perfect, but ok. My new ride has flat bars, and they simply don't work with my carpal...
06-17-10, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,626
Posted By petflunky

Do the wheels weigh less than the originals? Is...

Do the wheels weigh less than the originals? Is that why you got the increase? Also, how does your handle bar set up compare to a set of drop bars? I'm thinking of getting drop bars, due to...
06-16-10, 07:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,766
Posted By petflunky

If you are riding from Jackson into Concord, you...

If you are riding from Jackson into Concord, you will probably be riding into the wind the whole way, so it may be slow going for you. On the way back though, it will be much quicker. :thumb: ...
06-15-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By petflunky

This is why I like my 20 y.o. bike helmet. It...

This is why I like my 20 y.o. bike helmet. It has only 3 slits in it for air. I sweat like a mofo, but it's great listening to the bugs bounce off of it. The big problem is that after an evening...
06-15-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,766
Posted By petflunky

This sounds like fun! I'd need 3 weeks or so...

This sounds like fun! I'd need 3 weeks or so notice, so I can clear the days off with work/wife. Heck, maybe I'll take the wife with me. Let me know dates, and I will see what I can do.
06-15-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,766
Posted By petflunky

I usually ride the Lakelands Trail. Paved is only...

I usually ride the Lakelands Trail. Paved is only about 8 miles, the the total usable length is about 20. It can be ridden from Stockbridge to Hamburg.
Another trail is the Falling Waters Trail,...
03-23-10, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By petflunky

Well, I bought a decent department store mountain...

Well, I bought a decent department store mountain bike that I really liked. So, since this kids bike was trashed (he had it for several years, outgrew it, and was still riding it), I decided to give...
03-22-10, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By petflunky

He's a good kid. And it gets an unused computer...

He's a good kid. And it gets an unused computer put to use. so I don't have a problem with it. :thumb:
03-21-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By petflunky

N+1 strikes the petflunky household today

So, a year or so ago, I gave my beloved Raleigh M-30 mountain bike to my sons friend. His bike was dead, and I decided to do a good deed and give it to him, since I wasn't using it, and he needed...
03-19-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,408
Posted By petflunky

My son has a Diamondback hybrid. It's heavy, but...

My son has a Diamondback hybrid. It's heavy, but it seems to be built pretty well. It was $150 at Dick's. I think it would be worth your time to take a look at them.
03-04-10, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By petflunky

LOL, I'll remember this when we have a yard...

LOL, I'll remember this when we have a yard sale!. I've been in IT for about 12 years now, and have a small collection of stuff that happens show up. :lol: I guess I'll just sell a couple...
02-23-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By petflunky

I'm up a little this week. 276.8, from 275.4.

I'm up a little this week. 276.8, from 275.4.
02-17-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By petflunky

Down to 275.4 this week.

Down to 275.4 this week.
02-12-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,139
Posted By petflunky

Maybe using a large flat bladed screwdriver and...

Maybe using a large flat bladed screwdriver and an mallet? It's damaged already, so you have nothing to lose. Soak it with the PB stuff first, then tap tap tap.
02-12-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By petflunky

My wife would not appreciate a wet, dirty bike in...

My wife would not appreciate a wet, dirty bike in the house, so this is what I do when done riding.

1. Put it in the garage, and point the heater at it (it's the torpedo type). This melts the snow...
02-12-10, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,460
Posted By petflunky

Excuse me, but how is this remotely green? This...

Excuse me, but how is this remotely green? This is the best way to increase your carbon footprint, making things worse for the planet, not better. Sheesh.
:p
02-10-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By petflunky

bleh. Up 3 pound this week. Between have a...

bleh. Up 3 pound this week. Between have a wedding reception this weekend, and Superbowl Sunday, I'm up a bike. Nose is back to the grindstone, watching what I eat, and exercising.
02-03-10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By petflunky

Some LBS have daily rentals. Call around where...

Some LBS have daily rentals. Call around where you're going to be staying, and see how much it's going to cost.
02-03-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Posted By petflunky

Im in. 276.8 this week. I'm going by memory...

Im in. 276.8 this week. I'm going by memory for this number but it should be close. I have it written down and will make corrections if necessry when I get home.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-01-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By petflunky

I try to get out at least once a week for a quick...

I try to get out at least once a week for a quick 5 or 10 mile ride, enough for me to keep what's left of my sanity. Last week, I put on my rain suit and went out in the rain. 45 degrees and rain. ...
01-31-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,641
Posted By petflunky

My son is about 5'6", and we bought him the (I...

My son is about 5'6", and we bought him the (I think) the 18" model bike. I'm 6'1" and have a 20.5" bike, which is maybe a 1/2" too short for me. I just need to push the seat back a little bit so...
01-30-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,641
Posted By petflunky

I have the Marin Kentfield my wife bought me for...

I have the Marin Kentfield my wife bought me for Christmas. It was around $400 for the 2009 model. It is a really nice bike. I've probably put about 50-75 miles on it since Christmas, and it is a...
01-10-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,043
Posted By petflunky

I got back into riding a couple of years ago. I...

I got back into riding a couple of years ago. I bought a department store mountain bike to replace the Raleigh MTB I gave my sons friend. Then bought t department store road bike. Although I like...
01-02-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By petflunky

I was up until 1:30 ish. Had to drive the family...

I was up until 1:30 ish. Had to drive the family home. So it was a dry night for me. It worked out though. I compensated by eating more than my fair share of prime rib. :thumb:
01-01-10, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 469,366
Posted By petflunky

I did about 10 miles today. Cold, overcast, and...

I did about 10 miles today. Cold, overcast, and verry windy. Average speed, about 10 miles an hour. Happy New Year!
01-01-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 35,960
Posted By petflunky

Don't stress the weight too much this week. It's...

Don't stress the weight too much this week. It's a holiday and lot of people (myself included) has put on weight. As for the bike, how about taking it down and cleaning it? It will give you...
01-01-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By petflunky

Congratulations on your ride! I only managed...

Congratulations on your ride! I only managed around 10 today, but that was enough. Maybe more this weekend :0)
12-31-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 469,366
Posted By petflunky

Mine took me around the block today, about 5...

Mine took me around the block today, about 5 miles. Tomorrow, we are doing a New Year's ride, that will be about 12 miles or so. Then it will be put away, only to be brought out on nice days.
12-28-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,626
Posted By petflunky

How rude of me! So sorry :0( It's a very nice...

How rude of me! So sorry :0( It's a very nice bike. I like the pink bar tape. What kind of bike is that, anyway? I can't read the name in the picture. BTW, very pretty dog; is it a Belgian...
12-27-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,626
Posted By petflunky

I wanted the Marin Portofino for Christmas, but...

I wanted the Marin Portofino for Christmas, but was wayyy too much money. I'm still up in the air on the springy seat post. The "whatever" is a rack with a bag on it :0) I use it for lugging my...
12-27-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,626
Posted By petflunky

Here's my hybrid (commuter). Just got it for...

Here's my hybrid (commuter). Just got it for Christmas from my wife :) It's a 2009 Marin Kentfield, and I LOVE IT!
12-27-09, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By petflunky

Yep! I'm not going to ride it too much, because...

Yep! I'm not going to ride it too much, because of the nasty weather. I'll ride one of my other bikes for now, and save this one for the nicer days.
12-27-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By petflunky

Thanks all for the compliments! The trunk bag...

Thanks all for the compliments! The trunk bag usually only has a couple of tubes, and some tools in it (wrench, screwdriver, pump), so it doesn't normally weigh too much.

They've already...
12-26-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By petflunky

Here's a slightly better picture.

Here's a slightly better picture.
12-26-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By petflunky

New bike

Here's my new bike. My wife bought it for me for Christmas. It's a 2009 Marin Kentfield. I've managed to dodge the snow and have ridden it twice. Yesterday for about 2 blocks, and today for...
12-18-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,793
Posted By petflunky

Be nice, my son and I have Kent road bikes. And...

Be nice, my son and I have Kent road bikes. And yes, we are happy with them. :0)
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