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08-26-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By some_guy282

The distances are pretty short - generally five...

The distances are pretty short - generally five miles at a time or less. I sure hope I don't have to switch out my brooks...
08-26-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By some_guy282

Need help adjusting bike fit...or do I?

I'm just now starting to ride my bike again after spending four and a half months off of it due to abductor tendinitis (upper inner thigh). I'm spending relatively small amounts of time riding, and...
Forum: Northeast
06-05-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,765
Posted By some_guy282

I live in NYC and remember reading something...

I live in NYC and remember reading something about asking for a cop's badge # several years ago. I forget what the context was, but in any event the story said that you could ask a police officer for...
05-14-07, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By some_guy282

Healthcare in the US sucks I'm afraid. :( ...

Healthcare in the US sucks I'm afraid. :(

Health insurance is offered through my school, at "low cost" and it's anything but. I looked into it a year ago. No student who is either unemployed or...
05-13-07, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By some_guy282

That's one of the weird things about the whole...

That's one of the weird things about the whole thing: the pain is all over the place. Last year especially it was moving all over, which made it difficult to pinpoint what it was. Initially I was...
05-13-07, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By some_guy282

Yeah, I pretty much did that to myself when I...

Yeah, I pretty much did that to myself when I continued riding after the initial injury in September 05.
05-13-07, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By some_guy282

Well, he's examined me quite a bit for a hernia...

Well, he's examined me quite a bit for a hernia (as well as someone else at the school) and he can't find any hernia at all. And after following his advice a year ago it really did go away...
05-13-07, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By some_guy282

Looking for advice on the road to recovery and towards my first Century...

This post is probably going to be long but I'll try to be as brief as possible. Thanks in advance to everyone who contributes to this thread, and tries to help me get over a nagging injury so I can...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,073
Posted By some_guy282

Netflix has it.

Netflix has it.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,073
Posted By some_guy282

Jevon's Paradox. We've gotten much more efficient...

Jevon's Paradox. We've gotten much more efficient at using energy, but this increased efficiency doesn't result in less energy use because we keep expanding our use of energy. Taking the Popular...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-07, 09:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,073
Posted By some_guy282

Scarce oil absolutely means the end of life as we...

Scarce oil absolutely means the end of life as we know it. It would change a great many things. We've developed our entire civilization on the premise that oil will always remain cheap and abundant....
Forum: Commuting
04-27-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,073
Posted By some_guy282

See the end of my previous post. Netflix has it...

See the end of my previous post. Netflix has it and I linked to a place you could buy it.





There is no law that says there is always going to be a better more efficient fuel just waiting...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-07, 12:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,073
Posted By some_guy282

I've been following Peak Oil closely for years,...

I've been following Peak Oil closely for years, and there have been a few documentaries about Peak Oil to come out in that time. I can say with great confidence that A Crude Awakening is hands down...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-07, 01:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

Interesting. I'll have to read into that.

Interesting. I'll have to read into that.
Forum: Commuting
04-16-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

Correct. Both are net energy losers (it takes...

Correct. Both are net energy losers (it takes more energy to make them than you get out of them), and neither is scalable. There isn't enough farm land in the country to produce enough ethanol or bio...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-07, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By some_guy282

I don't know for certain if he died or not. If I...

I don't know for certain if he died or not. If I had to guess I'd say he's alive. When that video first surfaced there were all kinds of rumors and people claiming to know him in person who described...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

I don't dispute that. My point is that if there...

I don't dispute that. My point is that if there was easier to get to oil already found that they could make even more money off of, they would go for that instead. Alternatively, if oil was as...
04-15-07, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By some_guy282

:roflmao: Pretty funny stuff.

:roflmao:

Pretty funny stuff.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-07, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By some_guy282

Reminds me of a video circulating on the inter...

Reminds me of a video circulating on the inter webs a year or two ago. It was of some teens riding in a car, and they come up behind a kid riding his bike. One of the geniuses in the back opens his...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-07, 06:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

Peak Oil does apply to the ease of acquisition,...

Peak Oil does apply to the ease of acquisition, or lack thereof. World discovery of oil fields peaked in 1964. We've discovered less and less oil every year since then. Since the mid 1980's we've...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-07, 06:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

When you look at the estimated amount of oil in...

When you look at the estimated amount of oil in ANWAR VS current rates of consumption, it's a drop in the bucket. We couldn't get to that oil overnight either. We could start the drilling and setting...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-07, 01:35 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

What's the point? The price demonstrates the...

What's the point? The price demonstrates the value we place on something. Oil is a non renewable resource that is the lifeblood of our entire civilization. It's worth far far more than many other...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

The conventional wisdom is that Peak Oil isn't...

The conventional wisdom is that Peak Oil isn't true, and just a way of justifying unfair higher oil prices. Thus, those who are proponents of the theory are other idiots or paid shills of the oil...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-07, 09:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

A note on oil prices of the recent past, since...

A note on oil prices of the recent past, since $50 was feared by the OP three years ago.

Many people (mainly economists) keep saying "If oil prices rise to price X, it will ruin the economy."...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,874
Posted By some_guy282

Thread necromancy! However, in more serious...

Thread necromancy!

However, in more serious recent Peak Oil news, you can be certain that we'll be having a crisis in America over this issue in less than 8 years. Probably as short as three. Why?...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,992
Posted By some_guy282

Is it waterproof?

Is it waterproof?
01-04-07, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By some_guy282

Yup. The record goes all the way back to 1877 for...

Yup. The record goes all the way back to 1877 for NYC.
Forum: Foo
01-04-07, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,667
Posted By some_guy282

http://www.disclosureproject.org/

http://www.disclosureproject.org/
12-22-06, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By some_guy282

There was a small puncture in the tube. I...

There was a small puncture in the tube. I couldn't find whatever made it still inside the tire.

On the inside of the tire where it is bulging, the rubber from the tire is peeling away and you can...
12-19-06, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By some_guy282

Planning on getting a new tire. You live and you...

Planning on getting a new tire. You live and you learn...
12-19-06, 07:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,150
Posted By some_guy282

Have you even read the previous posts in this...

Have you even read the previous posts in this thread? The CM riders in NYC are now obeying all traffic laws. They are stopping for lights, etc, and the police are still giving them citations. Of...
12-19-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By some_guy282

Not when you live in my neighborhood. Every other...

Not when you live in my neighborhood. Every other house has two hoodlums hanging out on a stoop.
12-19-06, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By some_guy282

geez, was it really such a stupid question? ...

geez, was it really such a stupid question?

The only type of damage I've ever heard warned against with riding on a flat before was damaging the rim. I figured only five blocks going slowly would...
12-19-06, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By some_guy282

Riding on a flat = sidewall bulge?

I have some new tires (about a month old) and yesterday got a flat rear wheel while heading home. I was only about five blocks from my house so I decided to just ride home on the flat. Upon fixing...
Forum: Foo
12-07-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,481
Posted By some_guy282

I see John Mayer on a regular basis. I work in...

I see John Mayer on a regular basis. I work in the building he lives in. In the same building I've also met Ralph Fiennes (of English Patient/Schindlers List/Constant Gardener fame), Daniel Dae Kim...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-06, 08:27 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,392
Posted By some_guy282

Now that is a beautiful woman.

Now that is a beautiful woman.
Forum: Foo
12-02-06, 05:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,247
Posted By some_guy282

Oh man... I saw it a couple of days ago. There...

Oh man... I saw it a couple of days ago. There are actually THREE TIMES in less than a week that she flashed her naughty bits in public. The second time was the most revealing, and the pictures are...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-06, 01:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,810
Posted By some_guy282

My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-06, 12:38 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,392
Posted By some_guy282

I also got a 19. The place I took it at before...

I also got a 19. The place I took it at before asked you for your age and some other information, and in my age range (24) I did better than something like 99% of the other test takers. In this day...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,392
Posted By some_guy282

Those are obvious fakes. If you believe...

Those are obvious fakes. If you believe otherwise, I suggest you check out the following links.

NSFW Fake Breast Quiz. (http://www1.mazafaka.ru/lol/btest/index.php) NSFW - I originally saw this on...
11-04-06, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By some_guy282

Here's another question about potential funky...

Here's another question about potential funky franken Cross bike possibilities. Say I want to get road gearing up front later on as well, would it be possible for me to put some road cogs on my...
11-04-06, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By some_guy282

The whole disc thing is really seeming like it's...

The whole disc thing is really seeming like it's more trouble than it's worth, which is why I'm leaning towards the Cross Check....
11-04-06, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By some_guy282

Those wheels you linked look pretty good, but the...

Those wheels you linked look pretty good, but the rear hub spacing on the Nashbar frame is 135mm. The wheels are 130mm. :(
11-04-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By some_guy282

Thanks for those links, I'll check them out. ...

Thanks for those links, I'll check them out.

Would the v brakes be alright with standard 700c wheels?
11-04-06, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By some_guy282

Another newbie cross commuter...

I've been commuting by bike for two and a half years now, and the frame on the mountain bike that I've been riding for that time has cracked on me. Riding through NYC I probably never should have had...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-06, 09:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,890
Posted By some_guy282

Do I really need disc brakes?

I'm resurrecting this thread because I've started doing more looking into components for the new build up, and starting to feel pretty conflicted.

Before I even started this thread I was telling...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-06, 11:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,890
Posted By some_guy282

LOL That's where I'm starting too. The bike...

LOL

That's where I'm starting too. The bike is black, with electrical tape all over the downtube as you can see in the pic. I'll be wearing a red helmet.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-06, 10:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,890
Posted By some_guy282

I'm going to the Tour de Bronx with the busted...

I'm going to the Tour de Bronx with the busted bike. The crack is small still and the owner of my LBS said I have some time with it before it's unsafe to ride. What starting point are you going to...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,890
Posted By some_guy282

I already have some Avid BB7 disc brakes on my...

I already have some Avid BB7 disc brakes on my current bike and I'm very happy with them.

Thanks for all your help so far guys. You've been very informative. I'll probably have the new setup...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-06, 06:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,890
Posted By some_guy282

Sweet. I didn't think the Cross frame would take...

Sweet. I didn't think the Cross frame would take the 26 inch wheels. If it will then that'll save me a bunch for now, and I can wait to get the new set of wheels until after the winter.

Question...
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