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03-27-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,205
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

The closest that human population has ever...

The closest that human population has ever experienced to such a pandemic with a long incubation period which can be transmitted easily was in 1918. The Spanish Flu (look it up). That is 100 years...
01-08-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

The perfect commuter.

The perfect commuter.
01-06-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,399
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

This dude builds my dream bikes. I think his...

This dude builds my dream bikes. I think his bikes are a perfect fit for this thread.
https://www.jonesbikes.com/
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

You say "deserted" but it think you downplay it...

You say "deserted" but it think you downplay it :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

It looks like you are riding an angry bull...

It looks like you are riding an angry bull instead of a bike :)
12-02-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,399
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I am honestly getting sick of GCN popping out...

I am honestly getting sick of GCN popping out useless videos one after another every single day, dipping into all kinds of cycling gimmicks.They ran out of content a long time ago and now they became...
12-01-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,399
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Great frame. I especially loved the fork. It...

Great frame. I especially loved the fork. It looks like it can house a behemoth of a tire :)
11-24-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

From today: ...

From today:

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11-23-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I have been doing a lot of "off road" riding and...

I have been doing a lot of "off road" riding and climbing lately. There are a couple mountains behind the city that i live in (1000 something meters) and they have lots of gravel/dirt roads and very...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Was it cold out there?

Was it cold out there?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

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Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

"Prejudiced" is the right word.

"Prejudiced" is the right word.
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I am really sorry but, any person who gets pissed...

I am really sorry but, any person who gets pissed off for being called sir or ma'am is taking life a little bit too seriously. I can understand your disdain and hatred towards life maybe you are...
11-05-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 367,836
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

If you are like me, you use jetwash machines at...

If you are like me, you use jetwash machines at gas stations to wash your bike. I do it almost every week. I haven't seen any adverse effects of jetwashing my bike, i just don't aggressively spray...
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

One of the best films ever. A great criticism of...

One of the best films ever. A great criticism of the psychiatric medical practices of the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

From today's ride (was one of my hardest): ...

From today's ride (was one of my hardest):

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Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Equality is an illusion my friend. ...

Equality is an illusion my friend.

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Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

What today's kids and their enablers do not...

What today's kids and their enablers do not understand is that when you are born, you are just a blank slate. You build yourself from the ground up throughout your life and earn each and every title...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

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Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

That is exactly my point. In my culture,...

That is exactly my point. In my culture, addressing any person who is older than you (like 10 years or more) with his/her name is disrespectful. And also, looking at the nametag of an employee and...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Ok, despite the fact that English is not my...

Ok, despite the fact that English is not my mother tongue, i know that these are words used for greetings and they are not how you address someone. You either address someone with his/her name, or if...
10-23-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 106,331
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Every household needs a tinkerer :thumb:

Every household needs a tinkerer :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I seriously don't understand the complaint "these...

I seriously don't understand the complaint "these words make me feel old". Well, you are old. What are you gonna do about it? What is wrong about being old? We all gonna get old. It is no crime. On...
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,065
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I am not living in the USA. But if i was, i'd...

I am not living in the USA. But if i was, i'd address my elders with sir and ma'm all the time. That is the right way to do it. I am over thirty now and i like it when young people show me respect....
10-17-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 106,331
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Beautiful looking bike. I have used my bike with...

Beautiful looking bike. I have used my bike with a steerer tube extension just like yours for a long time. Your comfort is the most important thing. If you are happy with the rise, ignore the looks....
10-16-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,633
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I have written this before in another thread and...

I have written this before in another thread and it is my own experience with the dogs, so i am not pushing it as the defacto way of dealing with dog attacks but here goes. All the dogs that attacked...
10-11-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 626,717
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Apart from the pedals, it looks great.

Apart from the pedals, it looks great.
10-09-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

From today: ...

From today:

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Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,627
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

You can't have it all. AFAIK, USA is a fully...

You can't have it all. AFAIK, USA is a fully capitalist country. That makes most products and services higher in quality and cheaper, compared to the other parts of the world as there is harsh...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Some old photos of mine... ...

Some old photos of mine...

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Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,627
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqkZ1sBDJhg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqkZ1sBDJhg
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 01:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,627
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I'd much rather talk to "no one". I'd much rather...

I'd much rather talk to "no one". I'd much rather not talk at all. You may call me weird but communicating with human beings is getting harder and harder each and every day. And let's be honest here,...
09-24-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My Giant Seek 3, naked, after a complete wash.
09-16-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Oh boy oh boy. Great color choices here.

Oh boy oh boy. Great color choices here.
09-16-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,660
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Good luck trying to change driving culture. It...

Good luck trying to change driving culture. It will never work. What will work is to improve cars and car doors, through technology. Once we all figure this out, it will be a lot easier.
09-16-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,111
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Exactly. Those dogs see those homeless as members...

Exactly. Those dogs see those homeless as members of their pack. Your dogs think that you are a part of their pack. And maybe you are even the alpha. In my country, we have a lot of stray dogs...
09-13-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 33,129
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

It keeps you alert.

It keeps you alert.
09-12-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 106,331
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

"Low entry" version. Not mine ...

"Low entry" version. Not mine

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09-09-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 33,129
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

You should always be scared. That fear will...

You should always be scared. That fear will prevent you from doing stupid mistakes. And it will save your life. But then again, you can not prevent other people from making mistakes, so if it is your...
09-08-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,159
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Other than being too expensive, it really seems...

Other than being too expensive, it really seems like a great option. If OP can afford it, he should go for it. If not, a steer tube extender is no shame to use. I have one on my bike. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,206
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Escalating these situations would only make...

Escalating these situations would only make things worse. What I do (don't laugh) is to count to 10, slowly. Yes, I just count to 10 and most of my rage just goes away during that time. It only takes...
08-30-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 106,331
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I have huge respect to what you are doing with...

I have huge respect to what you are doing with these bikes. They look like military grade and i really like it. The handlebar seems great for comfort. I don't know if it is the original saddle but it...
08-29-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Well at last I've reached 10 posts so now i can...

Well at last I've reached 10 posts so now i can show you my ride. It is a Giant Seek 3.
...
08-24-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,389,845
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

It is a Giant Seek 3. It was originally an...

It is a Giant Seek 3. It was originally an urban/hybrid bike. I tried to turn it into some kind of a gravel (yeah, i have fallen prey to the gravel hype). I fought with dropbars and tried to adapt my...
08-20-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 268,202
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Charged the batteries for my headlight. Does that...

Charged the batteries for my headlight. Does that count? :p
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