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Forum: Commuting
05-07-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,358
Posted By cobrabyte

sidewalk, road, parking lot, bike path, grass,...

sidewalk, road, parking lot, bike path, grass, trail...whatever gets me there.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,632
Posted By cobrabyte

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/d7/d748d4018cb471d3574...

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/d7/d748d4018cb471d357409c9306477a336645cce5cfa2bf861895546983b07703.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,648
Posted By cobrabyte

I don't buy cheap stuff, but I do try to find...

I don't buy cheap stuff, but I do try to find inexpensive stuff when I can.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,542
Posted By cobrabyte

There's nothing wrong with keeping things simple....

There's nothing wrong with keeping things simple. Some folks enjoy accessories and all that so there's nothing wrong with 'complicating' things if it keeps them enthusiastic about commuting.

Also,...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,331
Posted By cobrabyte

this is what I look like going to work ...

this is what I look like going to work

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7584/16879157156_cde93b17d4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rHy6mY)Commute Panda (https://flic.kr/p/rHy6mY) by (cobrabyte)...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,601
Posted By cobrabyte

kudos, I'd be calling in sick. I have been...

kudos, I'd be calling in sick.

I have been surprised however at some of the times I was in an altered state of conciousness, how well I was able to ride a bike. Wouldn't dream of driving on...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,877
Posted By cobrabyte

You own a car, not the road. You own a bike, not...

You own a car, not the road. You own a bike, not the bike path/MUP
Forum: Commuting
04-07-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,520
Posted By cobrabyte

With regard to peds on the roadway. I would only...

With regard to peds on the roadway. I would only venture to guess some do it for the same reason cyclist sometimes avoid sidewalks. Other times it's a matter of perspective. Are they concerned with...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-15, 07:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,520
Posted By cobrabyte

yes, yes, by now we're all well aware you fancy...

yes, yes, by now we're all well aware you fancy yourself an agitator. "Freak out the squares, man!" ;)

Seems a bratty way to make a point, but I doubt you'll be swayed until you get hurt or hurt...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,508
Posted By cobrabyte

In my case, nothing happens to it. My Brooks...

In my case, nothing happens to it. My Brooks saddles have been left out in the rain a bunch of times and they're no worse for wear. If a leather saddle gets wet just let it dry out before you ride...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,315
Posted By cobrabyte

Dr. Marten boots most days. Sometimes Asics or...

Dr. Marten boots most days. Sometimes Asics or Converse All Star sneakers.
Forum: Commuting
03-31-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,530,103
Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks gulfcoast!

Thanks gulfcoast!
Forum: Commuting
03-29-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,530,103
Posted By cobrabyte

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/16967654071_7e...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/16967654071_7e369ddc24_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rRnEpR)
03-29-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 832,492
Posted By cobrabyte

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8705/16284985513_d1...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8705/16284985513_d1288c0c91_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qP3NQi)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8702/16697665237_93e2d90dbf_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rrvU8X)
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Forum: Commuting
03-26-15, 03:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,372
Posted By cobrabyte

Well that's exactly it IMO. Either the OP is tool...

Well that's exactly it IMO. Either the OP is tool box guy or he's not. Judging by OP's original reaction I'd say he's more non-confrontational, and I don't think he should engage this guy in any way...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,164
Posted By cobrabyte

not even exaggerating 2 years ago there were zero...

not even exaggerating 2 years ago there were zero Wawas in St. Petersburg, now we have at least 8.
Forum: Commuting
03-22-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,164
Posted By cobrabyte

snack: usually a banana and coconut flavored...

snack: usually a banana and coconut flavored yogurt

lunch: almost always dinner leftovers from the night before or a sandwich

Expanding to the subject of diet I tend to follow this rule: Eat...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,218
Posted By cobrabyte

spare_wheel ; the Kanye West of bikeforums lol

spare_wheel ; the Kanye West of bikeforums lol
Forum: Commuting
03-21-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,218
Posted By cobrabyte

You give me little reason to believe anything you...

You give me little reason to believe anything you post here. So you sometimes almost see pedestrians maybe almost get hit by a car sometimes? Well, that's a convincing argument if I ever heard one...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 887
Posted By cobrabyte

probably staring out their rear view mirror at...

probably staring out their rear view mirror at the crazy Google car with a giant camera on the roof behind them lol
Forum: Commuting
03-20-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 887
Posted By cobrabyte

I'm sure they will hit you and you should avoid...

I'm sure they will hit you and you should avoid riding your bike to work at all costs.
Forum: Commuting
03-20-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,218
Posted By cobrabyte

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/53/53f6687f63838a45975...

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/53/53f6687f63838a45975e63d50bb99e21475c9ffecbc7b8b192b62ad66d0f6d66.jpg
Forum: Commuting
03-20-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,218
Posted By cobrabyte

Sorry still not scared of driving...or riding a...

Sorry still not scared of driving...or riding a bike for that matter
Forum: Commuting
03-20-15, 10:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,218
Posted By cobrabyte

If there are literally millions of people driving...

If there are literally millions of people driving every day and 100 die in a car accident, you could argue that yes there is a danger, but your odds are pretty good that you'll end up at your...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,218
Posted By cobrabyte

That's the most exaggerated thing I've ever heard...

That's the most exaggerated thing I've ever heard of in my entire whole life.
Forum: Commuting
03-06-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,128
Posted By cobrabyte

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3nMnr8ZirI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3nMnr8ZirI
Forum: Commuting
03-05-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,550
Posted By cobrabyte

We have 11.5 months of Summer and a few days that...

We have 11.5 months of Summer and a few days that kind of feel like Fall for a couple of hours.
Forum: Commuting
03-05-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By cobrabyte

what BSO experiment?

what BSO experiment?
Forum: Commuting
03-01-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,647
Posted By cobrabyte

Fuzzy dice? How twee of you.

Fuzzy dice? How twee of you.
Forum: Commuting
02-25-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By cobrabyte

...Or, you know, maybe it's an article about...

...Or, you know, maybe it's an article about people getting assaulted by a guy while riding their bikes. The comment section is full of silliness, but the article itself seems straightforward to me....
Forum: Commuting
02-24-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,966
Posted By cobrabyte

Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee is my favorite. 1...

Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee is my favorite. 1 cup before I leave the house and 1 or 2 cups during the work day. No coffee after 3pm for me.
02-19-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By cobrabyte

like the saying goes, free bikes usually end up...

like the saying goes, free bikes usually end up costing more than they're worth.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,298
Posted By cobrabyte

I think the real question we need to ask...

I think the real question we need to ask ourselves here is if squirrel vs. bike encounters are more of a danger with clipless pedals or platform pedals.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,226
Posted By cobrabyte

from the old toe clip days. no toe clips =...

from the old toe clip days. no toe clips = clip'less'
Forum: Commuting
02-18-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,226
Posted By cobrabyte

wow that looks like one intense commute!

wow that looks like one intense commute!
Forum: Commuting
02-18-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,226
Posted By cobrabyte

LOL! Very accurate observation.

LOL! Very accurate observation.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,226
Posted By cobrabyte

In Soviet Russia bike pedals you!

In Soviet Russia bike pedals you!
Forum: Commuting
02-18-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,226
Posted By cobrabyte

good thing there are many pedal styles and types...

good thing there are many pedal styles and types to choose from.

I like toe clips and have them on a couple of bikes and I wasn't even alive in the 70's! ...but I prefer a flat platform pedal and...
02-18-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,930
Posted By cobrabyte

Really smart to use the leather to keep the...

Really smart to use the leather to keep the interior shape and prevent sagging. This is the best 'hack' of a non-saddlebag into a saddlebag that I've seen. Kudos, rootboy!
Forum: Commuting
02-18-15, 06:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,298
Posted By cobrabyte

lol I had a squirrel bounce off my spokes too....

lol I had a squirrel bounce off my spokes too. Twins!


Trick with squirrels is to aim at them, not try to avoid them. They're a prey animal so their instinct is to dart away. If you keep your...
02-15-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 832,492
Posted By cobrabyte

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8569/15924746143_3a...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8569/15924746143_3a2b719692_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qgdudF)
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7400/16358654199_58690c6f8d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qVynY4)
...
02-15-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 832,492
Posted By cobrabyte

lol that bird pic is great

lol that bird pic is great
Forum: Commuting
02-11-15, 12:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,609
Posted By cobrabyte

No, I don't believe that. What percentage of...

No, I don't believe that. What percentage of highways are actually 10 or 12 lanes wide? A very small percentage I would guess. A convenient example for your argument, but most highways are not 10 or...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,609
Posted By cobrabyte

You're paying for infrastructure you don't use?...

You're paying for infrastructure you don't use? So all the products you buy, the food you eat, the consumables you consume, the construction supplies that make up the building you work and live...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,110
Posted By cobrabyte

Disagreements about grammar on forums is nothing...

Disagreements about grammar on forums is nothing new, and an act of terrorism.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,371
Posted By cobrabyte

If he bought me a Harley, I'd take that to work...

If he bought me a Harley, I'd take that to work and ride my bicycle on my time off.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By cobrabyte

I ride my bike at bike riding speed. Whatever...

I ride my bike at bike riding speed. Whatever that is. I don't have a bike odometer computer thing.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,859
Posted By cobrabyte

She's kind of cute. 'Sup girl, sorry I hit your...

She's kind of cute. 'Sup girl, sorry I hit your bike. Need a ride somewhere?'
Forum: Commuting
02-04-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,657
Posted By cobrabyte

Mine was given to me by my dad when I was 21. I...

Mine was given to me by my dad when I was 21. I had it tailored a bit and it still fits great. :thumb:
02-03-15, 10:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By cobrabyte

Yes...and on tour, in races, to work, on...

Yes...and on tour, in races, to work, on singletrack trails, at night, while eating a sandwich...and the list goes on.
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