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Forum: Commuting
06-20-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,179
Posted By wheezl

OCR-3 is a road bike. It gots the drops.

OCR-3 is a road bike. It gots the drops.
Forum: Commuting
06-20-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,179
Posted By wheezl

I've commuted a ton on my OCR-3 in NYC, and it is...

I've commuted a ton on my OCR-3 in NYC, and it is unfortunately sitting in NYC right now without me :)

I don't have it with me to look at but I strongly doubt it has any mounts for panniers...
Forum: Europe
06-20-07, 04:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,513
Posted By wheezl

European drivers as a whole are far more...

European drivers as a whole are far more respectful of cyclists than American drivers. You still get some yahoos; that just comes with the territory. I have only cycled in Madrid and Barcelona....
Forum: Commuting
06-18-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By wheezl

I've seen Shimano and Fortè with platform on one...

I've seen Shimano and Fortè with platform on one side and SPD on the other. I found them to be a hassle since the clipless side always wants to be down and you have to flip them over first. Like...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-07, 02:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By wheezl

MTB SPD Clipless on Road Bikes

I have been in the habit of using Shimano SPD clipless on my road bikes for a little while now. The reasoning behind this is that I use my bikes mostly as commuters, not only to and from work, but...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,416
Posted By wheezl

We should remember this is the same dude who was...

We should remember this is the same dude who was once attacked by a garbage bag. Yes New York is that crazy ;)

Glad the melon still works.
Forum: Europe
06-15-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By wheezl

Bontrager Racelite Hardcase in Italy?

I have spent a good part of today searching sites in Italy, and futher afield for someplace I can order Bontrager Racelite Hardcase tires. I tried the Bontrager site which does list a few places in...
Forum: Northeast
07-07-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 11,538
Posted By wheezl

I'm pipe up here to add again, that folks should...

I'm pipe up here to add again, that folks should PM me if they want to be added to a little local group we have. It's not a riding club, but a little mailing list / web page for finding local NYC...
12-03-05, 02:25 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 48,286
Posted By wheezl

I signed your petition and also put it up (voted...

I signed your petition and also put it up (voted for it) on stumbleupon. If any BF folks use stumbleupon and want to push the petition along perhaps you could do the same.

Perhaps every little bit...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-05, 09:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,576
Posted By wheezl

You sir, are a rock star :)

You sir, are a rock star :)
Forum: Commuting
11-02-05, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By wheezl

Actually my work was really fun, and my immediate...

Actually my work was really fun, and my immediate team was great. It's just the environment. You take cube hell, multiply it by 1 million, then add countless people with no sense of humor.

I came...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-05, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By wheezl

I used to work at Phantomworks... no matter how...

I used to work at Phantomworks... no matter how you get to Boeing... it's always Boring.
11-01-05, 10:36 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 188,485
Posted By wheezl

What car? :D

What car? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-05, 01:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,927
Posted By wheezl

I'm glad I don't live in Ohio. :)

I'm glad I don't live in Ohio. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-05, 12:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,107
Posted By wheezl

My next bike will be made entirely of pork fat. ...

My next bike will be made entirely of pork fat.

...maybe that's my breakfast.. not sure.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-05, 11:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,208
Posted By wheezl

That better be the way they take me to the...

That better be the way they take me to the incinerator.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,542
Posted By wheezl

Actually I think this is a great case for getting...

Actually I think this is a great case for getting more women on the road. We'd all get a better workout refusing to be beaten by these incredibly fit ladies! :p
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-05, 06:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,542
Posted By wheezl

Anytime anyone passes me I do a little internal...

Anytime anyone passes me I do a little internal check to to see if I am being lazy. Often times that turns out to be the case and I turn it up a notch to make sure I get a workout. It's not...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,576
Posted By wheezl

You may want to look into boot dryers. They often...

You may want to look into boot dryers. They often have dryers for gloves and boots on the same unit. A half-decent electric one should set you back around $30 or so.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By wheezl

Yeah, the photos don't really do it justice....

Yeah, the photos don't really do it justice. Great light. I'd guess most of the HID lights would be pretty awesome though.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By wheezl

I got mine from Performance for $320. It's an...

I got mine from Performance for $320. It's an awesome light. I also found out that the crash disc works great!!

Showed it to slvoid last week and he is scheming to get one now :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-05, 10:29 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 11,169
Posted By wheezl

Man, you have to troll better than that!!! :) ...

Man, you have to troll better than that!!! :)

The IBM server would be fine as long as it runs UNIX :)
Forum: Commuting
10-29-05, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By wheezl

Better than when I used N2O for my inflator......

Better than when I used N2O for my inflator... for some reason everytime I needed to use a cartridge it was empty ;)
Forum: Commuting
10-29-05, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By wheezl

I put my road morph on my right seat stay....

I put my road morph on my right seat stay. Although with my Hardcase tires I have only used it helping others.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-05, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By wheezl

also, if you are riding in an urban area, don't...

also, if you are riding in an urban area, don't forget that a schrader/presta adapter and a stack of quarters works ok too.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-05, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By wheezl

Topeak Road Morph. A little bigger than a...

Topeak Road Morph.

A little bigger than a mini, smaller than a frame pump, almost as good as a floor pump.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 05:18 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 11,169
Posted By wheezl

Yes, we should point out that while paychecks are...

Yes, we should point out that while paychecks are nice. Many jobs are decidedly "not awesome" :)

I have been lucky enough that most of mine have been acceptably awesome if not totally awesome.
...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-05, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By wheezl

When I lived in D.U.M.B.O. (a nieghborhood in...

When I lived in D.U.M.B.O. (a nieghborhood in Booklyn) I'd often see and hear bottles being broken from people hurling them off of the Manhattan Bridge over 100 feet to the street below.

I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By wheezl

If that doesn't sound like a euphemism for...

If that doesn't sound like a euphemism for something nasty, I don't know what does :p
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 04:21 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 11,169
Posted By wheezl

And in the real world you can do things like...

And in the real world you can do things like modify your budget to account for that fatty HID light you wanted and then go riding when it is dark.

I think the real world beats the pants of of high...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By wheezl

I think your other edit was better. Even though...

I think your other edit was better. Even though those were sure some pretty trees ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By wheezl

I think living here is awesome. I wouldn't get...

I think living here is awesome. I wouldn't get too bummed :) See how you feel after you get the hang of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By wheezl

They make quite a few of the artificial...

They make quite a few of the artificial flavorings over in Jersey. I wouldn't be suprised.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By wheezl

Not sure of a good place to post this so I'll...

Not sure of a good place to post this so I'll just post it here.

As slvoid and I were finishing up a few laps in Prospect Park last night, I am pretty sure we may have smelled this:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By wheezl

I have a friend who uses zipcar and swears by...

I have a friend who uses zipcar and swears by it/them.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-05, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By wheezl

The Road Morph rules. I will never waste time...

The Road Morph rules. I will never waste time with CO2 again.
Forum: Commuting
10-27-05, 09:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,175
Posted By wheezl

It gets even worse as you go down the road to...

It gets even worse as you go down the road to tech diving. You made the right decision. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-05, 09:26 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 11,169
Posted By wheezl

I am helping Skynet become self-aware.

I am helping Skynet become self-aware.
Forum: Commuting
10-27-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By wheezl

DUDE!! I have plenty of trashbike storage area! ...

DUDE!! I have plenty of trashbike storage area! Also I don't live with my girlfriend which works well for me in cases like these.

I am going to look at the pile of frames they have in the...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-05, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,175
Posted By wheezl

I can admit to buying a lot of crap I don't need....

I can admit to buying a lot of crap I don't need. However riding in an NYC summer in a t-shirt and jeans got old in about 2.7 minutes. Did I need better clothes? Nope. But I didn't go out and buy the...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-05, 01:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,175
Posted By wheezl

She sounds like a real charmer ;)

She sounds like a real charmer ;)
Forum: Commuting
10-27-05, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,175
Posted By wheezl

all I can say is, "Do not under any circumstances...

all I can say is, "Do not under any circumstances take up SCUBA Diving"

...that is all.
Forum: Commuting
10-27-05, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,494
Posted By wheezl

I have so far not had any problems in Manhattan...

I have so far not had any problems in Manhattan or Brooklyn. I generally blow lights right in front of cops. If it's like the usual attempt by the city to hassle people they have probably assigned a...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-05, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By wheezl

Yeah mine is only 7 miles each way... I have to...

Yeah mine is only 7 miles each way... I have to move to Sheepshead Bay or Far Rockaway or something.

When the weather sucks though it is really easy convincing myself to ride the bike though. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By wheezl

I have Bontrager Hardcase ties and have been very...

I have Bontrager Hardcase ties and have been very happy with them. I went to a shop to find Gator Skins and they did not have any. I was so sick of the PoS Kendas that came with my bike that I was...
Forum: Northeast
10-24-05, 08:30 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 11,538
Posted By wheezl

No sh*t.. my best time before porking out was...

No sh*t.. my best time before porking out was just over 10.. I'd be lucky to hit 15 right now!
Forum: Commuting
10-24-05, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,373
Posted By wheezl

word, Sorels own. :)

word, Sorels own.

:)
10-24-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 188,485
Posted By wheezl

..and to top it off while I thought that the last...

..and to top it off while I thought that the last comment was amusing it did not cause me to hit the floor or anything. :) ..still wondering what I missed.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-05, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,373
Posted By wheezl

Actually I'd like to disagree about setting them...

Actually I'd like to disagree about setting them to the lowest setting. The SPD type pedals have seemed to me to be set pretty darn loose anyway. I find it much worse to be suprised by suddenly...
10-24-05, 01:16 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 188,485
Posted By wheezl

You forgot the fuzzy dice and the mudflaps with...

You forgot the fuzzy dice and the mudflaps with the chrome chicks on them.

...and the XM radio antenna ;)
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