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01-14-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,844
Posted By plowmanjoe

I was being sarcastic

I was being sarcastic
01-12-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,844
Posted By plowmanjoe

because traffic lights magically stop disobedient...

because traffic lights magically stop disobedient drivers?

also instead of a pedestrian bridge, we can just ban walking all together. cars won't have to look out for peds ever again.
01-07-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By plowmanjoe

many buildings offer bike storage either for...

many buildings offer bike storage either for free, or a small monthly fee. I have 4 bikes in our building's bike storage room.
01-06-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,331
Posted By plowmanjoe

I wear a helmet when I drive

I wear a helmet when I drive
01-04-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,331
Posted By plowmanjoe

I've never made biking decisions based on...

I've never made biking decisions based on available hospital beds. Maybe if I was doing david blaine type magic stunts, but I don't think my biking is on that level yet.
01-01-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,947
Posted By plowmanjoe

bikes are weird, so are blinky lights. weird...

bikes are weird, so are blinky lights. weird things get noticed. If you're on a bike in traffic, you should want to be noticed as weird.
12-31-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,015
Posted By plowmanjoe

Does anyone know the law in regards to trying to...

Does anyone know the law in regards to trying to flee aka driving through the attackers in a situation like this?
12-25-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,941
Posted By plowmanjoe

what's this safety thing some people are...

what's this safety thing some people are mentioning? Are people really putting the right foot down for safety?
Forum: Foo
12-23-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,106
Posted By plowmanjoe

5 packages lost this month through USPS. haven't...

5 packages lost this month through USPS. haven't had any problems at all with any amazon packages.

I'm sure they're working their hardest, but at the end of the day, I'm the one that's out a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,879
Posted By plowmanjoe

I have the regular dual sided zeros with the aero...

I have the regular dual sided zeros with the aero walkable cleats. I really like that i can clip in effortlessly without looking down at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,879
Posted By plowmanjoe

speedplay zero aero walkable cleats

speedplay zero aero walkable cleats
12-18-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

maybe I should be upgrading to 190 then. do you...

maybe I should be upgrading to 190 then. do you have any good recommendations?
12-18-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,212
Posted By plowmanjoe

I think the truth is that no one really knows....

I think the truth is that no one really knows. Why wouldn't they tell us if they did know?

This kind of information would be so incredibly useful. No one wants to get sick and no one wants to...
12-18-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

very logical plan, thanks.

very logical plan, thanks.
12-18-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

I'm a shorter rider, so 165 feels much more...

I'm a shorter rider, so 165 feels much more natural to me. I'm riding in a lower saddle height with this new bike and not spinning as smoothly. That being said, maybe just sticking to it is the...
12-18-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

I've been riding it as is for a couple weeks now....

I've been riding it as is for a couple weeks now. I definitely don't prefer the 175, but maybe it's something I can get used to. Also not in a rush to throw money away. I want to get educated on this...
12-18-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

If i swapped out the chainring, it should work,...

If i swapped out the chainring, it should work, right? or are there other compatibility issues?
12-17-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

I'll keep the 7 in the back for now and adjust if...

I'll keep the 7 in the back for now and adjust if I find the setup lacking. I normally ride a fixed gear, so my guess is 7 will be enough for me. But we'll find out.
12-17-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By plowmanjoe

I already filed it down, but I'll keep this in...

I already filed it down, but I'll keep this in mind for next time
12-17-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By plowmanjoe

it doesn't seem super worn, but I'll keep an eye...

it doesn't seem super worn, but I'll keep an eye on it.
12-17-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

Thanks. Mine is purple and green fade, so...

Thanks. Mine is purple and green fade, so apparently it's a '95
12-17-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By plowmanjoe

Need some crankset suggestions/compatibility for Trek 950

So I picked up a 90's trek 950 mtb for $40 on clist that i'm using as my winter beater/ commuter/ grocery getter. My other bikes are too nice to be locked up up outside in NYC.

I'm changing out...
Forum: Foo
12-15-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,358
Posted By plowmanjoe

A lot of people are in your same situation, so...

A lot of people are in your same situation, so you're not alone. there are a lot of ways to have positive human interactions that are safe. take baby steps and go outside for solo walks or bike...
12-15-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By plowmanjoe

filed down the high spot, braking smoothly now....

filed down the high spot, braking smoothly now. thanks everyone for the help.
12-15-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By plowmanjoe

Misaligned seam on rims braking surface

Picked up a $40 trek 950 to use as a winter beater/ grocery getter. One side of the seem on the rim is a tiny bit lifted, and i can hear it catch my brake pads under braking.

How do I fix this?...
12-15-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By plowmanjoe

4-bolt shoes here. less hardware, lower stack,...

4-bolt shoes here. less hardware, lower stack, lighter. I use dmt shoes and i love them. I've been through 3 different pairs/models now.
12-12-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,503
Posted By plowmanjoe

Is your name Ted Shred? Bomb Bay! With...

Is your name Ted Shred?


Bomb Bay! With Ted Shred
12-08-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,441
Posted By plowmanjoe

you sound like a beaten child afraid to get your...

you sound like a beaten child afraid to get your drunk dad mad.
12-07-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,954
Posted By plowmanjoe

I don't take a pump, any extra tubes or patches...

I don't take a pump, any extra tubes or patches on my regular rides or commutes. I just rely on the subway for the rare flat. I'll have spare shoes for work anyways.
12-03-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,441
Posted By plowmanjoe

Is there a guideline stating that cycling...

Is there a guideline stating that cycling outdoors requires a mask? genuinely wondering, not trying to be snarky.
12-03-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By plowmanjoe

thanks, these look amazing. I just wish I they...

thanks, these look amazing. I just wish I they weren't so expensive. I have to save my pennies up.
12-02-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By plowmanjoe

everyone will tell you it depends, no one saddle...

everyone will tell you it depends, no one saddle can be comfortable for everyone.

riding position and bike fit will make a big impact.
12-02-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By plowmanjoe

yeah, I know, but I still want it all anyways.

yeah, I know, but I still want it all anyways.
12-02-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By plowmanjoe

I actually ordered 2 panaracers from universal...

I actually ordered 2 panaracers from universal cycles a couple days ago and they refunded my order since they didn't actually have any in stock.
12-02-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By plowmanjoe

I need 1.5. I had to learn the difference with...

I need 1.5. I had to learn the difference with the decimals and fractions.
12-01-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By plowmanjoe

Need help finding a tire, 26x1.5 cream or tan wall

I'm having a hard time finding a tire that is 26x1.5 and either full cream color or black with tan side walls. I think the tire size isn't as popular and anything i find is sold out or way...
11-27-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,722
Posted By plowmanjoe

you can't outrun your mouth. Abs are made in the...

you can't outrun your mouth. Abs are made in the kitchen.
Forum: Commuting
11-25-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,100
Posted By plowmanjoe

Thanks for everyone's input, appreciate it. I was...

Thanks for everyone's input, appreciate it. I was lucky enough to snag a 2007 bianchi milano on c-list for 180. leaves some room in the budget to change out the bars and saddle.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,100
Posted By plowmanjoe

Step through/mixte bike recommendations

Looking to get a bike for my girlfriend. She's 5'4" so something smaller than 50cm. budget is around $300, if possible. trying not to have to customize or build up at all. new or used.


mixte or...
06-21-16, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,950
Posted By plowmanjoe

cables run inside the bars. they are pretty new,...

cables run inside the bars. they are pretty new, so i'll be reusing the cables and housing if possible.
06-20-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,950
Posted By plowmanjoe

to clarify, this is on a road bike with brifters....

to clarify, this is on a road bike with brifters. the inner cables and housing are routed inside the road bars, both for the brakes and shifters.

bar tape is the least of my worries.

i just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By plowmanjoe

New handlebar install, is there an easy way to do it without re cabling?

I'm switching out my handlebar setup in favor of a new shape. the current bars have integrated cabling with the housing and inner cables running inside the bar. .

Is there an easy way for me...
06-20-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,950
Posted By plowmanjoe

new handlebar install, is there an easy way to do it without re cabling?

I'm switching out my handlebar setup in favor of a new shape. the current bars have integrated cabling with the housing and inner cables running inside the bar. .

Is there an easy way for me to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 23,878
Posted By plowmanjoe

I just put in an order with lt bikes. I'm...

I just put in an order with lt bikes.

I'm getting an ltk118 custom painted frame with some custom decals. i think it's equivalent to the r-077 frame.

Working with Alisa was great. they make...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,179
Posted By plowmanjoe

they are located near me in bk. amazing shop to...

they are located near me in bk. amazing shop to browse, but i've never dealt with them outside of a few smaller purchases.

it seems like they know what they're doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By plowmanjoe

price and availability on ebay.

price and availability on ebay.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By plowmanjoe

alright, thanks

alright, thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By plowmanjoe

Do I need an 11 sp sram front derailleur?

I'm building up a bike using sram red and force components. The last piece i need is the front derailleur.

Is there any reason why i need to get the 11 speed red or force over the red 10sp Yaw? ...
05-05-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By plowmanjoe

yeah, i wonder how easy it is to find that groove.

yeah, i wonder how easy it is to find that groove.
05-02-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By plowmanjoe

has anyone seen the infinity pedal?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uY4Sv35dKaU

looks like an interesting concept. i don't see why it wouldn't work.

that said, i haven't had any problems with my dual sided entry speedplays.
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