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Forum: Foo
03-13-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By TheLibrarian

Seems to me like they just paid the wrong people...

Seems to me like they just paid the wrong people and/ or aren't actually wealthy enough to buy their way in how it's supposed to be done. A couple million for a library no fbi investigation but 15k...
Forum: Touring
02-21-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,630
Posted By TheLibrarian

Rim brakes all day and I propose we tour with...

Rim brakes all day and I propose we tour with rolled up sleeping bags bungied to the rack.
01-30-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,685
Posted By TheLibrarian

Considering my alternative activity is sitting on...

Considering my alternative activity is sitting on the couch watching GoT and eating I'm not too concerned. it seems to say compared to running such and such about bone density but running comes with...
01-30-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By TheLibrarian

You'll need to go to a bike shop to pick up any...

You'll need to go to a bike shop to pick up any of the 'top' name brand bikes. Otherwise you're looking at bikes direct or performance bike for online orders. Fuji Traverse 1.3 looks like a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,846
Posted By TheLibrarian

unless you're religious about cleaning, lubing...

unless you're religious about cleaning, lubing and maintaining it a new bike will just be smoother.
12-17-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,046
Posted By TheLibrarian

because then it would be a beach cruiser.

because then it would be a beach cruiser.
Forum: Foo
11-16-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By TheLibrarian

I must have missed the talking zombies but yeah...

I must have missed the talking zombies but yeah it seems like they're wrapping things up. I'm sure this will be the last season. I hope we see where ricks been and don't have to wait for a movie. I...
11-16-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,312
Posted By TheLibrarian

I'm sure someones already said that people are...

I'm sure someones already said that people are just plain lazy and the scooters are electric.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By TheLibrarian

Havent been on facebook in years.

Havent been on facebook in years.
11-08-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,975
Posted By TheLibrarian

The different hand positions having drop bars ...

The different hand positions having drop bars and geometry of the touring bike help on longer rides by giving you more sitting positions so you're not in the same one all day long but otherwise the...
11-08-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,531
Posted By TheLibrarian

I have no interest in disc brakes either but...

I have no interest in disc brakes either but you'll be limited to find bikes without them.
Forum: Foo
09-18-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By TheLibrarian

While there are some decent and good things in...

While there are some decent and good things in China a lot of it is really bad after living there for a while. I liked homemade dumplings but usually not ones from restaurants either in the US or...
Forum: Foo
09-13-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,082
Posted By TheLibrarian

Yeah that game is pretty ridiculous, it has a...

Yeah that game is pretty ridiculous, it has a steep learning curve though and requires some patience despite being more than several years old still has an active community. The guy in the video is...
09-13-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,401
Posted By TheLibrarian

Voltron The Rain wasn't bad looking forward...

Voltron
The Rain wasn't bad
looking forward to Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Forum: Foo
09-13-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,082
Posted By TheLibrarian

Good way for me to get banned though it'd be nice...

Good way for me to get banned though it'd be nice if you could just get p&r banned. I'm forever locked out of r/news and for some reason x3 terran conflict forums. Nividium mining is not an exploit...
Forum: Foo
09-13-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By TheLibrarian

Even if you work a crappy... (maybe nicer term...

Even if you work a crappy... (maybe nicer term for blue collar work) job go to autozone in a suit. They will do everything for you or be a hot chick works just as well I imagine.
09-13-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,166
Posted By TheLibrarian

For five bucks i want my tube repaired for me and...

For five bucks i want my tube repaired for me and a frosty beverage. I don't think i paid more than 8$ at the shop one time when i got a flat riding right near there. I imagine the 5$ kit includes...
09-11-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By TheLibrarian

How far north? You can take a local bus to Bear...

How far north? You can take a local bus to Bear Mtn. NY I'm sure and get on the AT there. There's likely other spots where it passes something. There is a mass transit list on the Appalachian trail...
09-10-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,551
Posted By TheLibrarian

What I've always had that bike you just never pay...

What I've always had that bike you just never pay attention to me! and then I accuse her of liking that guy from Americas got dance and storm out.
Forum: Foo
09-07-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By TheLibrarian

Who let all these mother lovin snakes on this...

Who let all these mother lovin snakes on this mother lovin bicycle!?
Forum: Foo
09-04-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 641
Posted By TheLibrarian

I usually am against such things but am a sucker...

I usually am against such things but am a sucker for nostalgia. Voltron is the only show I'm into right now. I'm glad I put it off for a few seasons so now I have a bunch to watch.
09-04-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,842
Posted By TheLibrarian

I think part of the disproportionate amount of...

I think part of the disproportionate amount of money or space spent on cycling infrastructure is because some would like to encourage more people to bike for environmental, cost and congestion...
08-31-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,448
Posted By TheLibrarian

little to no cars, nature, hills can be more...

little to no cars, nature, hills can be more challenging up or down and really few are dedicated to any kind of riding. It could connect to singletrack or roads or just be where you are and the...
Forum: Foo
08-24-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 586
Posted By TheLibrarian

just some basic cards. I don't mess with the...

just some basic cards. I don't mess with the points. I think one has them but I looked once and it's like the junk you used to get with marlboro miles. You can buy a tote bag with ridiculous amounts...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By TheLibrarian

Now there is facebook marketplace, not sure if...

Now there is facebook marketplace, not sure if its any better than CL. There is a sub forum here but it says it requires a paid membership. A couple other dedicated sites seem to want money too bike...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By TheLibrarian

I wouldn't convert a nice bike, depending on...

I wouldn't convert a nice bike, depending on budget either get an older mtn bike to convert or buy a purpose built e-bike which there seem to be a few makers selling some around the 1k mark.
08-23-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,672
Posted By TheLibrarian

I haven't quit yet but I feel like thinking its...

I haven't quit yet but I feel like thinking its so hard and so addictive is not helping. A lot of people quit cold turkey or cut down in various ways. it is possible and as one person here said after...
08-23-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By TheLibrarian

Depends what the meaning of is is, or what better...

Depends what the meaning of is is, or what better is. I was comparing the Roam 3 to the roam 1 recently and there wasn't anything that was worth another 500-800$ to me. The Roam is maybe $300 more...
08-23-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,357
Posted By TheLibrarian

Not sure what you expect to do about getting hit...

Not sure what you expect to do about getting hit by drunk drivers vs anything else. Just in general I pick my routes carefully. Best you could do is not ride late at night on the weekends in...
Forum: Foo
08-21-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By TheLibrarian

It's all tied together and they know exactly who...

It's all tied together and they know exactly who you are. Your mic is on too you just have to say whatever and you'll start seeing ads on your phone. They deny it but it's easy enough to test just...
08-21-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By TheLibrarian

if 350-400$ is ok with you anything in the...

if 350-400$ is ok with you anything in the commuter/urban section should be fine for 5 miles and errands around town. The blue momentum iNeed has a rack built in which would be good for school books...
08-21-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,111
Posted By TheLibrarian

I don't carry a pump. Knock on wood. The few...

I don't carry a pump. Knock on wood. The few flats I can remember one wasn't more than 2 miles from home riding around town maybe another in a similar situation. Then one I happened to be across the...
08-21-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By TheLibrarian

If it holds air otherwise; I'd suspect a faulty...

If it holds air otherwise; I'd suspect a faulty valve stem on the tube.
08-21-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,104
Posted By TheLibrarian

What about applying even brake pressure to both...

What about applying even brake pressure to both wheels and the chain only applying pressure to the rear wheel. I'd try a no turning test on a straight stretch and an even braking test.
Forum: Foo
08-20-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By TheLibrarian

Quick look at craigslist, people on there do want...

Quick look at craigslist, people on there do want what they paid 15 yrs ago. 1700 sounds about right if new is 2600 for 50cc or even 3500 for 125cc. Fair enough but a “comparable” taotao as the op...
Forum: Foo
08-20-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By TheLibrarian

From a quick search for 1500$ you’re looking st a...

From a quick search for 1500$ you’re looking st a 15 year old Yamaha Zuma. I don’t expect great reliability on something that old and you don’t know it’s history. People enjoy whatever scooter but...
Forum: Foo
08-20-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By TheLibrarian

Millions of Chinese ride around on them all the...

Millions of Chinese ride around on them all the time. I've researched them only a little and lived in China if that means anything. most people seem happy with them. They will likely have some issues...
Forum: Foo
08-20-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,851
Posted By TheLibrarian

I say too much.

I say too much.
Forum: Foo
08-20-18, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By TheLibrarian

I got a psvr a while back and played some eve...

I got a psvr a while back and played some eve valkyrie. I wasn't really into it, it took too long between matches as not many people have VR and the game play wasn't too thrilling. Space is too big,...
08-20-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,862
Posted By TheLibrarian

It's dangerous enough walking in the city. I...

It's dangerous enough walking in the city. I can't believe they rent citibikes to any old schlub and tourists. I doubt there's much legal responsibility to the bike share companies but maybe there...
08-20-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By TheLibrarian

I don't like super skinny tires. I'm often on...

I don't like super skinny tires. I'm often on rougher roads and such that I'd prefer the wider tires over negligible speed difference and I'd second that surprisingly, the look and paint would be the...
Forum: Foo
08-20-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 687
Posted By TheLibrarian

We make the mistake here thinking everyone who...

We make the mistake here thinking everyone who cycles does so recreationally and on nice bikes but plenty of people in commuting are on walmart or bikes direct bikes and using them to get to work and...
08-20-18, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By TheLibrarian

On my bike for example (Giant Roam 3) stepping up...

On my bike for example (Giant Roam 3) stepping up means
1. hydrollic disc brakes- I don't care and don't have a problem with my brakes now (disc brakes are becoming standard now though it is still a...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By TheLibrarian

As a casual ride it would take me close to 2...

As a casual ride it would take me close to 2 hours to do that. Then if your job is physically demanding or even on your feet for 8 hours you don't want to be riding home afterwards. Possibly with an...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,310
Posted By TheLibrarian

I prefer the shower helmet with beer cozy.

I prefer the shower helmet with beer cozy.
08-17-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 428
Posted By TheLibrarian

I don't notice any difference leaving it open....

I don't notice any difference leaving it open. I'm light and the bikes not too old and I'm not hammering too hard.
Forum: Touring
08-13-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,933
Posted By TheLibrarian

For many its a bit of a pipe dream. Many who want...

For many its a bit of a pipe dream. Many who want to leave it all behind and wander for weeks or months don't have much. of course the reality is it costs money to travel evn by especially by bike....
Forum: Touring
08-08-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By TheLibrarian

At least as many got shot and killed riding their...

At least as many got shot and killed riding their bikes in Chicago last weekend so there's that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By TheLibrarian

I see mtn bikes on mups all the time. For 60-90...

I see mtn bikes on mups all the time. For 60-90 miles you'll survive or at least it won't be the tires or drivetrain that kills you. I never use the lockout and don't feel any need to and i rarely...
08-08-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By TheLibrarian

*not a biking one. That being said theoretically...

*not a biking one. That being said theoretically there's some tricky parts to it near me that you probably couldn't go up stone stairs on Wiccopee mtn to what did we call it as kids... flat rock, on...
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