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05-18-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By ngateguy

Update: It is now in possession of the SPD call...

Update: It is now in possession of the SPD call them if it is yours.
05-18-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By ngateguy

Found Bike Gasworks

A fellow employee found an abandoned electric bike in our parking lot near Gasworks. This looks like it may have been stolen and left. Anyone missing a electric bike please message me with a...
09-11-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By ngateguy

Route advice

I am going to be riding from Irvine to Santa Barbara at the end of the month and I would like some route advise. I am going to do it over 4 days so I can enjoy the sights along the way. I know the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,532
Posted By ngateguy

I was 47 and even responded to it

I was 47 and even responded to it
04-06-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,571
Posted By ngateguy

Golden arrow rear derailleur

I am restoring my 82 Bianci San Remo and have run into a hitch. Somebody took apart the rear derailleur to steal some parts. I have tried a few shops in my area with no luck. I have been looking on...
10-08-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By ngateguy

Burke-Gilman UW Closure

The BGT will be closing for 9 months through the UW campus. Here is a link showing the detour route and explaining what is going on:

Burke-Gilman Trail Detours | Transportation Services...
10-05-15, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By ngateguy

I use my steel framed MTB with street tires for...

I use my steel framed MTB with street tires for my commute. Having a front shock helps deal with the street conditions you will find here in Seattle. I agree with checking out Recycled Cycles, they...
09-04-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,704
Posted By ngateguy

Back in the 60's when I was a kid we had to...

Back in the 60's when I was a kid we had to register our bikes, it was not uncommon for cities to require it. The reason most cities dropped the program is that it cost more to run the program than...
08-27-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,474
Posted By ngateguy

Spring is another good time to ride the flowers...

Spring is another good time to ride the flowers are out and it is green. Of course I had to delay my annual trip this year until the weekend after Labor Day. It doesn't look good for us this year :(
03-12-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By ngateguy

Tim's Bike in Everett on Broadway is a mechanics...

Tim's Bike in Everett on Broadway is a mechanics shop. Jay does excellent work
02-02-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By ngateguy

Stolen Bike

A freind of mine bike was stolen in White Center. It is how he and his daughter get around. If you have seen it call the King County Sheriffs department
Forum: Commuting
12-12-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,919
Posted By ngateguy

+1 for using 2 locks. I use 2 u-locks to lock my...

+1 for using 2 locks. I use 2 u-locks to lock my bike outside my apartment. I use one to lock the front wheel to the frame and the other to lock the rear wheel and frame to a post. Also you want to...
08-29-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 758
Posted By ngateguy

Stolen Bike

We have recovered a stolen bike at my work in Wallingford/Fremont and would like to see if we can find the owner. I have already checked the StolenBikeRegistry with no success. Are any of you or...
08-14-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,074
Posted By ngateguy

Never been an issue for me but maybe the women I...

Never been an issue for me but maybe the women I am attracted to don't care if you have a car or not.
07-29-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,839
Posted By ngateguy

In Washington you cannot get a DUI on a bicycle....

In Washington you cannot get a DUI on a bicycle. the police can impound your bike in the name of public safety. But beyond that all the can do is offer you assistance if they think you are too drunk...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By ngateguy

Revolights

I don't watch the show but I guess this guy was on Shark Tank last week trying to get money to expand his business. Since then I have had a half a dozen people rave about these. I must say it has...
02-11-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,774
Posted By ngateguy

I do not want to burst your bubble, but there are...

I do not want to burst your bubble, but there are stoned bikers in every state. Whether it is legal or not.
10-27-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By ngateguy

Great video on Amsterdam

This should be the traffic vision of every major urban area in this country!. My favorite quote was "You are much more closer to humanity when you are on your bike." This is so true! What eles is...
09-13-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,926
Posted By ngateguy

I like the 29" because of comfort as well as...

I like the 29" because of comfort as well as speed and they seem to climb the hills better. when ever I have to come to a stop I downshift so that when I take off again it is an easier start. At 6'3"...
09-09-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By ngateguy

.. A tip for you little guy starting your...

..

A tip for you little guy starting your post " Not to call you and idiot or anything " tends to put people on edge. I must apologize for one thing since I had this poster on both the commuting...
09-09-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By ngateguy

Not to call you and idiot or anything maybe you...

Not to call you and idiot or anything maybe you should read all the posts before commenting. This will be the last time I defend myself in this mater. I am very capable and have been using bus bike...
09-09-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,227
Posted By ngateguy

That might be the difference I picked mine up in...

That might be the difference I picked mine up in the box. I prefer putting my own bikes together.
09-09-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,227
Posted By ngateguy

I would be interested in finding out if this was...

I would be interested in finding out if this was overturned on appeal. Most lawsuits judgements are overturned or the penalty is drastically cut, as with the famous MacDonald coffee lawsuit, once it...
09-09-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,227
Posted By ngateguy

I just bought a bike from them and picked it up...

I just bought a bike from them and picked it up Saturday and did not have to sign this kind of waiver. They did hand me a pamphlet about safe riding but no waiver.
Forum: Commuting
09-08-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,295
Posted By ngateguy

it is the 29" that is the same as the 700cc the...

it is the 29" that is the same as the 700cc the profile is the height the tire sits off the wheel
09-08-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By ngateguy

This got me to thinking and I mounted a couple of...

This got me to thinking and I mounted a couple of my 700cc tires on the 29" rims, problem solved. The wheel set is a good idea, but I do not have any with disc brakes. Like I did with my Fuji 26" I...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,295
Posted By ngateguy

This was a Community Transit bus with an old rack...

This was a Community Transit bus with an old rack and it was the arms that were not long enough. The driver even said they had issues with the 29" wheels. Since I ride on 4 different bus systems I...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-13, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,295
Posted By ngateguy

I thought of that and even tried the back rack...

I thought of that and even tried the back rack and it wouldn't work and looking at the arm itself I notices it was completely extended. I was at my LBS yesterday to take in my wheels for an 82 Bianch...
09-07-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By ngateguy

29" wheels and bus bike racks

I just bought a new Novara 29" steel framed MTB. I was planning on using it for comumting to work as well as off road fun. My commute is a combination of riding and bus. I picked it up from REI this...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-13, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,295
Posted By ngateguy

29" wheels and bus bike racks

I just bought a new Novara 29" steel framed MTB. I was planning on using it for comumting to work as well as off road fun. My commute is a combination of riding and bus. I picked it up from REI this...
08-31-13, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By ngateguy

The trail was open when we did our ride a couple...

The trail was open when we did our ride a couple of months ago.
08-31-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By ngateguy

Powder Coating

I am in the process of restoring a 1982 Bianchi San Remo and I want to repaint the frame. Sine it is not the Celeste green I wrote Bianchi about obtaining the same paint and decals for that model and...
08-20-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By ngateguy

Yes it does, when I first started using them I...

Yes it does, when I first started using them I was more concerned that it would fall off :)
08-19-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By ngateguy

I have been using the racks since they were first...

I have been using the racks since they were first installed and have had no problems. You do want to enter and leave the bus from the front door. Try and sit toward the front. Under no circumstances...
08-15-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,283
Posted By ngateguy

It is illegal in Ohio to run red lights, not to...

It is illegal in Ohio to run red lights, not to mention just flat out rude and stupid. There are many riders who think that just because they are on a bike and saving the environment means they do...
08-13-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,926
Posted By ngateguy

I bought a used 26" Fuji Thrill-SE mainly because...

I bought a used 26" Fuji Thrill-SE mainly because the former owner had upgraded the transmission to a Shimanao XT Pro with rapid fire. I would suggest 29" wheels if it is in your budget they are much...
08-12-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,926
Posted By ngateguy

I just traded in my hybrid for a hard tail mtb. I...

I just traded in my hybrid for a hard tail mtb. I was tired of beating up my hybrid and my body on the crummy streets in Seattle. Having the front suspension has helped smooth out the ride. I have...
08-10-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By ngateguy

529 from Everett to Marysville northbound if ok...

529 from Everett to Marysville northbound if ok for biking. There is enough shoulder to ride safely crossing the bridges. Southbound there is a couple of spots that put you right in traffic and most...
08-01-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,446
Posted By ngateguy

This year I am doing a bunch of long weekends....

This year I am doing a bunch of long weekends. The end of August going to Whistler BC for some mountain biking. at the end of September its off to Vancouver BC for a road bike ride to Point Roberts...
07-25-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By ngateguy

San Fransisco to Monterey

Hi everybody!

I am plotting out a trip from SF to Monterey in October and I am looking for route and motel advice. I would like to ride 1 down and then loop back through Gilmore up to Alameda and...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By ngateguy

Let me check in from rain central. He is right...

Let me check in from rain central. He is right use light weight breathable clothing and you won't stink. Been doing it for 20 years now. The other thing is get a good set of rain gear, that way your...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-13, 11:27 AM
Replies: 58
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Views: 2,152
Posted By ngateguy

The best method is the bandana around the neck....

The best method is the bandana around the neck. It will keep your entire body cool and comfortable. I am not a big fan of ice because that can be an extreme drop in temperature and could cause a...
06-27-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,285
Posted By ngateguy

No beer?

No beer?
06-20-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,285
Posted By ngateguy

Last November, the Sunday after Thanksgiving I...

Last November, the Sunday after Thanksgiving I rented a car for the holiday. This weekend I will be buying gas, going on a MTB trip to Winthrop, WA have to pitch in.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-13, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,049
Posted By ngateguy

Omiak, Like you I have the same problem with many...

Omiak, Like you I have the same problem with many of the velcro straos, they eventually end up around my ankles. I think your idea is great and I think even the way it is designed now, you wouldn't...
04-22-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By ngateguy

Green River

My Brother and I are planning out annual trek to Kent to enjoy lunch at the Caveman. I am just wondering if the Green River Trail is still blocked or have they opened it back up yet?
Forum: Commuting
04-16-13, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,739
Posted By ngateguy

I am another that uses MTB clips on my road bike...

I am another that uses MTB clips on my road bike and mountain bike, for the same reason as above. They are more comfortable than road shoes, which the only time I was comfortable in them was when I...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-13, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By ngateguy

I have been using Schwalbe Marathon plus for a...

I have been using Schwalbe Marathon plus for a few years now. They are a bit pricey but they are bullet proof and last longer than other tires I have used.
Forum: Commuting
03-19-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,207
Posted By ngateguy

I do a bike/bus commute and I can ride as little...

I do a bike/bus commute and I can ride as little as 6 miles or as much as 35. In the winter I tend to ride the short distant so I where my work clothes, jeans and t-shirt with the appropriate...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-13, 03:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,441
Posted By ngateguy

I own a Timbuk2 Phoenix and it is a great...

I own a Timbuk2 Phoenix and it is a great commuter pack. i have had mine for just under a year and it has held up very well (I am very hard on my backpacks) It has plenty of room for gear and...
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