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09-09-13, 01:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,802
Posted By JeanSeb

I have been doing weight training at the gym for...

I have been doing weight training at the gym for a couple of months now, and I feel great ! It helped me on the bike in a few ways. I couldn't stand on the pedals and sprint like I used to because...
09-07-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

Welcome indeed Thomas. A few questions: has the...

Welcome indeed Thomas. A few questions: has the space freed up by your paring down been cluttered by someone else's stuff yet ? How does your family react when you talk about simple living and how...
09-07-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,944
Posted By JeanSeb

Thank you Roody. I guess it was difficult, but...

Thank you Roody. I guess it was difficult, but it feels so normal now that I can't really recall. Work was much further away than it is now, so I liked the option to have a car in the winter at...
09-01-13, 12:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,944
Posted By JeanSeb

Nice thread. It brings up members we don't see...

Nice thread. It brings up members we don't see posting very often (including me I guess haha).

Anyway, it's been 1 year and 5 months for me. I drove other peoples' cars a few times only in that...
08-10-13, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

I apologize if this sounds offensive, but this...

I apologize if this sounds offensive, but this seems to be getting way too complicated for a simple living storage solution. I stack my clean clothes on top of my remaining cardboard boxes, doesn't...
06-29-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By JeanSeb

You should open a third one... ;) But then...

You should open a third one... ;)

But then again, who would want the surge of stress related to running a business. :twitchy:
06-02-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

I really enjoyed reading your post, thanks. :) ...

I really enjoyed reading your post, thanks. :) And one thing about the quote above. There are a few items that I keep only because they mean something to someone else, sadly. There's a pocket...
05-25-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 84,872
Posted By JeanSeb

I'm really liking those bikes carfart, classy. :)

I'm really liking those bikes carfart, classy. :)
05-16-13, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

Well, I'm sold ! :lol: These should be...

Well, I'm sold ! :lol:

These should be great when you're done. Have fun with the project. :)
05-14-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

Sounds like a good idea. But if you fill it with...

Sounds like a good idea. But if you fill it with heavy objects, wouldn't it end up being really awkward to transport ? Maybe 4 feet long instead of 5 ? I did think about making a trunk for my more...
05-12-13, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

There is something heartwarming and appeasing...

There is something heartwarming and appeasing about this thought, isn't there ? :)

I also moved across the country using the postal service last year: I found it to be cheaper and more convenient...
04-28-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,804
Posted By JeanSeb

Well, kind of an announcement and a...

Well, kind of an announcement and a re-reintroduction on my part: I've been car-free for a year yesterday. :)

I must say I'm really enjoying the financial aspect of this: no payments, no cost of...
10-21-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

Yes although not actively enough. I haven't...

Yes although not actively enough. I haven't started selling things too much. Bicycles will be tough, I might sell parts instead. :rolleyes:

I'm almost done scanning all my older pictures and...
10-05-12, 04:40 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,804
Posted By JeanSeb

Welcome to the Car-Free/Car-Lite side of life and...

Welcome to the Car-Free/Car-Lite side of life and congratulations ! :D
09-23-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

I feel for you also. It seems that it is pretty...

I feel for you also. It seems that it is pretty much where I stand right now. I've been letting go of pretty much everything lately, although I have trouble getting started selling things. I'm...
09-22-12, 08:48 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,804
Posted By JeanSeb

Congrats ! :) I was looking at used cars a...

Congrats ! :)

I was looking at used cars a few days ago and I felt some slight disdain. I think I'm cured. :D
08-21-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 84,872
Posted By JeanSeb

Oooo, classic. :thumb:

Oooo, classic. :thumb:
08-20-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 84,872
Posted By JeanSeb

Thank you. :) I made the mudflap out of old...

Thank you. :)

I made the mudflap out of old inner tubes. Does its job perfectly. :D
08-16-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 84,872
Posted By JeanSeb

My do-everything bike. :) 2001 Giant Boulder. ...

My do-everything bike. :) 2001 Giant Boulder.

http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu17/jean-seb/Bikes/Boulder08.jpg
08-12-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 84,872
Posted By JeanSeb

Oh I see. That last picture is nice; books...

Oh I see.

That last picture is nice; books on a bike. Perfect. :)
08-07-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,324
Posted By JeanSeb

I actually ride more often in the winter: my pale...

I actually ride more often in the winter: my pale skin can't handle the sun and the heat. :)

When the conditions are awful, most drivers will slow down tremendously making it safer for cyclists.
08-07-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 84,872
Posted By JeanSeb

Nice bikes and welcome ! No fenders on the MTB...

Nice bikes and welcome ! No fenders on the MTB though ?
Forum: Introductions
08-05-12, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By JeanSeb

Welcome to Bike Forums Don. :D

Welcome to Bike Forums Don. :D
08-05-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,210
Posted By JeanSeb

Do you really have to buy a new one ? Can't you...

Do you really have to buy a new one ? Can't you just upgrade it by adding a belly strap ?

I've had a Kelty Velocity for almost 10 years and after washing it this spring, it still looks like new....
07-29-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 362,236
Posted By JeanSeb

My current sleeping "apparatus" consists of a...

My current sleeping "apparatus" consists of a sleeping bag laying on top of a trifolded comforter. If it's warm I sleep on top of the bag, if cold, well... in it.

I've never slept better. :) ...
Forum: Touring
07-01-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,238
Posted By JeanSeb

Yes, they were for offroad riding. It was...

Yes, they were for offroad riding. It was absolutely gorgeous and traffic stopped at night so it was complete silence, except for a little birdie who would fly right above my tent, back and forth....
Forum: Touring
06-27-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,238
Posted By JeanSeb

Better late than never, here is my contribution...

Better late than never, here is my contribution to the thread. In Northern Alberta in May, it did get below freezing that night. :(

MEC Tarn 2, 2001 Giant Boulder.
...
06-22-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,965
Posted By JeanSeb

Try and say that three times really fast ! :lol:...

Try and say that three times really fast ! :lol:


To answer gerv's question: yes they are. I started riding when I was three and never stopped. I tried out many types of riding (XC, road, DH,...
04-29-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,804
Posted By JeanSeb

Thank you Roody ! And yes I will... maybe not...

Thank you Roody ! And yes I will... maybe not that much during the tour but after I'll be back. :D

Have a good summer !
Forum: Touring
04-29-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,389
Views: 2,063,430
Posted By JeanSeb

Finally able to contribute to this thread,...

Finally able to contribute to this thread, leaving soon on my first tour. :) Have a great summer everyone !

http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu17/jean-seb/Bikes/IMG_0805sm.jpg
04-27-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,804
Posted By JeanSeb

Well, it's time for a re-introduction I suppose,...

Well, it's time for a re-introduction I suppose, this time as a car-free member as of today. :D

I sold my truck (has been parked in the same spot for a year) last Saturday and today I brought my...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-12, 12:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,835
Posted By JeanSeb

Exactly... and don't forget to add copious...

Exactly... and don't forget to add copious amounts of complacency. Thinking that it's safe to do other tasks whilst driving.

And TractorTom, hopefully you manage to let your wife's friend know...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-12, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

Thanks a lot ! :) I'll be riding daily,...

Thanks a lot ! :)


I'll be riding daily, just not to work. :lol: ;)
Forum: Commuting
04-09-12, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

JeanSeb (AB, Can)______________485.60 (501.09...

JeanSeb (AB, Can)______________485.60 (501.09 total)

Well, last post here for a while. I disassembled the bike yesterday to get it ready for upgrades and prepare it for my upcoming tour in three...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-12, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120)
Bored117(CA)__________________2190.6 (2701.3 total)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________1973
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_____________ 1965 (2603 total
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-12, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120)
Bored117(CA)__________________2190.6 (2701.3 total)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________1973
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_____________ 1965 (2603 total)
augustgarage...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-12, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120)
Bored117(CA)__________________2010.4 (2521.1total)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________1973
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_____________ 1965 (2603 total)
augustgarage (CA)...
03-23-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By JeanSeb

I would fix the bikes instead... :(

I would fix the bikes instead... :(
Forum: Commuting
03-23-12, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1848 (2614) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1848 (2614)
Bored117(ca)__________1806.7 (2242.31 total)
jeffpoulin (fr/ch)________ 1613 (2073 total)
silk (bc/can)___________1563
tarwheel (nc) __________ 1312 (1882 total)...
03-20-12, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By JeanSeb

Looks like fun was had ! :D

Looks like fun was had ! :D
03-20-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By JeanSeb

Agreed. We need those everywhere now.

Agreed. We need those everywhere now.
03-20-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By JeanSeb

Sounds interesting, thanks for the suggestion. :)

Sounds interesting, thanks for the suggestion. :)
03-20-12, 05:57 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,083
Posted By JeanSeb

:innocent: When it starts raining rocks, I'll be...

:innocent: When it starts raining rocks, I'll be a little more worried. But right now, I'll concentrate on riding more, driving less and consuming wisely.
Forum: Commuting
03-20-12, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

Thank you ! ;) MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1848...

Thank you ! ;)

MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1848 (2614)
Bored117(ca)__________1806.7 (2242.31 total)
jeffpoulin (fr/ch)________ 1613 (2073 total)
silk (bc/can)___________1563
tarwheel (nc) __________...
Forum: Introductions
03-19-12, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By JeanSeb

Welcome, glad to have you here. :)

Welcome, glad to have you here. :)
Forum: Introductions
03-19-12, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By JeanSeb

Welcome to the forums Kreedo !

Welcome to the forums Kreedo !
Forum: Introductions
03-19-12, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By JeanSeb

Good stuff BlackCoffee, welcome to BikeForums...

Good stuff BlackCoffee, welcome to BikeForums too. :)

Enjoy your adventure. :thumb:
Forum: Introductions
03-19-12, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By JeanSeb

Congrats ! And welcome to BikeForums. :D

Congrats ! And welcome to BikeForums. :D
Forum: Commuting
03-19-12, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By JeanSeb

MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1848 (2614) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1848 (2614)
Bored117(ca)__________1806.7 (2242.31 total)
jeffpoulin (fr/ch)________ 1613 (2073 total)
silk (bc/can)___________1563
tarwheel (nc) __________ 1312 (1882 total)...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-12, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,037,008
Posted By JeanSeb

@ 91MF: it's such a mean-looking beauty ! :(

@ 91MF: it's such a mean-looking beauty ! :(
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