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06-10-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By blue192

You can also contact the two Ottawa area KHS...

You can also contact the two Ottawa area KHS retailers (Dinardo or Kunsdstad sports) if there is a serial number they would know exactly where it is on the bike.
06-03-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,761
Posted By blue192

I use multiple locks with a value greater than my...

I use multiple locks with a value greater than my bike. If a thief decides to defeat all the locks despite an easier one to steal next to mine is welcome to it. xD
05-29-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,547
Posted By blue192

I too am in Ottawa and am aware of this issue. I...

I too am in Ottawa and am aware of this issue. I am also wondering if the recent collision of the guy from a cab going 45 km/hr over the speed limit was an issue due to the light. Remember the police...
05-29-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,975
Posted By blue192

I would press charges. If the driver...

I would press charges. If the driver intentionally clips me then what is he doing to others behind the wheel.
Forum: Commuting
05-26-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,514
Posted By blue192

#1...

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) take a lock and lock it on the person riding it so he cannot get away. #2...
05-20-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,941
Posted By blue192

You made a good choice on the hotshot. But I do...

You made a good choice on the hotshot. But I do recommend the cateye volt for the front, I do not know what it is about them but the beam pattern just seems perfect for night time commuting.
05-18-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,047
Posted By blue192

For the front I suggest a CatEye Volt and for the...

For the front I suggest a CatEye Volt and for the rear either a Planet Bike or Cygolite.
05-18-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,820
Posted By blue192

I wear one primary to mount a light or camera to...

I wear one primary to mount a light or camera to it.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,300
Posted By blue192

IKEA also makes smaller wardrobe cabinets with...

IKEA also makes smaller wardrobe cabinets with shelves that will hold helmets, panniers, jerseys etc.
05-04-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,937
Posted By blue192

I use a KHS Westwood comfort bike and sounds like...

I use a KHS Westwood comfort bike and sounds like it would fit your needs as well. Perfect bike path bike.
05-04-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By blue192

I live in the Ottawa area and cannot bike due to...

I live in the Ottawa area and cannot bike due to flooding. Good thing I got a little kayak too. xD
03-20-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 261,996
Posted By blue192

I would also like to point out if you are a...

I would also like to point out if you are a wanted criminal on murder charges and decide to ride a bicycle.... please wear your helmet just in case the po po stops you.... Dudes I cannot make this...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,454
Posted By blue192

Powered electric wheelchairs that decide to ride...

Powered electric wheelchairs that decide to ride on street in the bicycle lane despite having a perfectly good sidewalk....
03-19-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,868
Posted By blue192

Hmmm the cost of food for me to eat in order to...

Hmmm the cost of food for me to eat in order to bike vs the 1.20$ a litre (about 4.53$ of a US gallon) + carbon tax + 13% HST for fuel for a car..... I think I will eat more food and save a metric...
Forum: Foo
03-14-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,417
Posted By blue192

If you made the money order out to your credit...

If you made the money order out to your credit union and have proof that the credit union did not cash it then file a police report. That is the legal definition of fraud.
Forum: Commuting
03-07-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,639
Posted By blue192

Even if the bike is the stolen one from the...

Even if the bike is the stolen one from the original poster, the new person riding it might not be the thief. No thief just wants to steal a bike and keep it. The thief would either just joy ride on...
03-02-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,518
Posted By blue192

Share some of that popcorn with me please because...

Share some of that popcorn with me please because I think this thread will get interesting....
02-09-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,031
Posted By blue192

Even my own local store is concerned of being...

Even my own local store is concerned of being targeted. They have a big metal cage preventing bad people from simply smashing the glass to get bike and even took extra steps to physically lock every...
01-28-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By blue192

I have insurance on my electric bike only but...

I have insurance on my electric bike only but this is mainly to offset any civil liability in a crash.
01-26-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,684
Posted By blue192

If someone wants to take the time to defeat both...

If someone wants to take the time to defeat both locks on my bike when there is an easier one to steal right next to it then I say go ahead thief. Keep it you earned it.
01-16-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,270
Posted By blue192

Oh wow, I had to watch the video twice because...

Oh wow, I had to watch the video twice because the paint on the bus looks so similar to Ottawa buses here in my area. And with the recent crash here would not doubt someone would also run over bikes...
01-14-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,040
Posted By blue192

I once gave the kid of a mechanic a 50$ gift...

I once gave the kid of a mechanic a 50$ gift certificate to a local restaurant I had because his dad stayed late to get my bike working whilst on my holiday. Never been in the shop before and I...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,683
Posted By blue192

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p5170768_ac9c5546e715d77cedbd4bd56abc496b1a79013e.jpg

The bike I ride most now.
Forum: Commuting
01-12-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,889
Posted By blue192

Two words: Cateye Volt. I would suggest the 800...

Two words: Cateye Volt. I would suggest the 800 due to full time night riding you want light. I no longer use the 800 as my primary light but it is still mounted to my helmet. :)...
Forum: Commuting
01-07-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,928
Posted By blue192

Car drivers should want us slow bikers to get out...

Car drivers should want us slow bikers to get out of their way in our own lane.... This way drivers can drive the way they want without us. xD
01-07-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,931
Posted By blue192

I seem to recall seeing this fellow in the news...

I seem to recall seeing this fellow in the news before and as I recall he was also confrontational to car drivers as well. Regardless if he got a court order banning him from certain streets he...
01-07-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By blue192

This is just further proof that we need to...

This is just further proof that we need to increase funding towards basic education. I say this because only an idiot would steal a bike in front of a police station!
01-07-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,694
Posted By blue192

Where I live in Ottawa I actually feel less safe...

Where I live in Ottawa I actually feel less safe at night compared to the day. This is because there are some idiots that look to cause problems with bicyclists ie honk there horn as they are passing...
Forum: Commuting
12-31-18, 02:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,769
Posted By blue192

I prefer just the rear rack using a truck to hold...

I prefer just the rear rack using a truck to hold lunch/tools. I also use a small backpack to hold a water bladder and a spare set of clothes for work.
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By blue192

If you are having lower back pain then I would...

If you are having lower back pain then I would wager a 90% chance it is either L5-S1 or L4-L5. I went through this personally and found proper stretching and non weight bearing exercises helped quite...
12-31-18, 02:24 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,191
Posted By blue192

The only thing my bike tells me is I am saving a...

The only thing my bike tells me is I am saving a crap tonne of money not owning a car and have money to buy beer etc.
11-04-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,288
Posted By blue192

If a light lasts you 3~5 years chances are that a...

If a light lasts you 3~5 years chances are that a new one would be significantly brighter than the old one even with a new battery. At least that is my experience so prolly better off with a new...
10-28-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,805
Posted By blue192

I work on the theory that everything on Ebay or...

I work on the theory that everything on Ebay or Amazon is counterfeit. As a result I make it a rule to only buy safety devices in a brick and mortar store with established suppliers that sell real...
10-28-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,927
Posted By blue192

I had my seat and seat post stolen once on my...

I had my seat and seat post stolen once on my Jamis Allegro 3x bike only four days after I purchased it.... and less than a block away from Parliament with 100s of cops around too.
08-03-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,089
Posted By blue192

I ride a scooter style e-bike specifically...

I ride a scooter style e-bike specifically because it does not require a license. If my government demands a license then I will just get a scooter or moped. I am old and just like the slower pace of...
07-31-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,719
Posted By blue192

Share that popcorn with me please.

Share that popcorn with me please.
07-31-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,566
Posted By blue192

The police in many areas set up safe zones at the...

The police in many areas set up safe zones at the local station where buyers and sellers can meet to do the sale and can also check to see if the bike is stolen.
07-31-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,000
Posted By blue192

In Canada the difference is that an electric...

In Canada the difference is that an electric motorcycle either goes above 32 km and hour or the pedals are removed so that muscular power alone cannot be used. Our ebikes can look like bikes,...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,530
Posted By blue192

Hehe. Back when I was still in college I would...

Hehe. Back when I was still in college I would buy 10~20$ bikes to lock outside of class. I wanted to ride a bike that would not get stolen and had to have a few of them because I kept having to...
07-19-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,882
Posted By blue192

Getting a ticket for riding down the wrong way...

Getting a ticket for riding down the wrong way and no lights is one thing but 920$ and a ticket for not registering a bicycle to boot? Yes this is indeed extortion.
07-15-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,352
Posted By blue192

I am not worried about the price of a bike going...

I am not worried about the price of a bike going up. I am worried that if I do buy another bike, Mrs. Blue192 will grab my scrotum and pull it up over my head. I wish I were allowed more than three...
07-08-18, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,039
Posted By blue192

I know it is a regular bike but that message was...

I know it is a regular bike but that message was meant for skype to someone else. Bloody windows 10 mouse issues I am having as of late clicking on wrong things etc.
06-21-18, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By blue192

A Thudbuster from Crane Creek would be excellent.

A Thudbuster from Crane Creek would be excellent.
06-15-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,684
Posted By blue192

Where I live in Ottawa I find it much more...

Where I live in Ottawa I find it much more dangerous now because of all the new houses constantly being built. Each new house means another new car on the road and the city here is building bike...
06-14-18, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,198
Posted By blue192

I second the Cateye Volt series of lights. I am...

I second the Cateye Volt series of lights. I am sure Colonel Sanders will give a third recommendation to them as well. :)
06-14-18, 04:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,186
Posted By blue192

These are my pedals.......

These are my pedals.... https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p6100774_0e38bc50f4d10d4b731ef07533af5a88ce633e68.jpg
06-12-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,390
Posted By blue192

I live in Canada and our bicycles can be...

I live in Canada and our bicycles can be electrified but if we add a petrol motor then we need to get license, plates, and insurance. Hence why most up here are electric.
06-12-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,647
Posted By blue192

I am up to three bikes now, a KHS Westwood, a...

I am up to three bikes now, a KHS Westwood, a Jamis Allegero 3x, and an electric conversion bike.
06-11-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,708
Posted By blue192

Hmmm maybe things are different south of the...

Hmmm maybe things are different south of the border
06-11-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,708
Posted By blue192

The only reason why a driver would drive off...

The only reason why a driver would drive off instead of calling the emergency services is quite simple: they are impaired, they have no license/insurance, or they have an outstanding warrant. Any...
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