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07-14-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By blue192

I would suggest going to the store and viewing...

I would suggest going to the store and viewing your bike. Even with the supply issues from this stupid beer virus it would not take a full month to fix a bike. My opinion is the shop is either...
06-22-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,096
Posted By blue192

My question is: why would you buy a bicycle on...

My question is: why would you buy a bicycle on credit? No one NEEDS a 3,000$ bike so if a potential bike buyer only has 1,200$ then buy a 1,200$ bike or save money.
06-20-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,763
Posted By blue192

I do not rate the manufacturer but instead rate...

I do not rate the manufacturer but instead rate the store I bought the bike from. I am going to have to get it serviced so I look at long term. As long as the bike fits me, I am comfy on it, and the...
Replies: 11
Views: 10,779
Posted By blue192

I also have DDD from working in a factory for 40...

I also have DDD from working in a factory for 40 years. I would also suggest in looking at a suspension seatpost in addition to core exercises.
06-15-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,544
Posted By blue192

The lock picking lawyer has entered chat....

The lock picking lawyer has entered chat....
06-09-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By blue192

I would also recommend a Norco bike. Both the...

I would also recommend a Norco bike. Both the Indie and the Scene models are actually quite good.
06-02-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,804
Posted By blue192

You are not the only one that finds it creepy....

You are not the only one that finds it creepy. The USA military discovered by tracking Strava users the outline of top secret military based could be mapped by checking users profiles in Iraq and...
05-23-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,097
Posted By blue192

The guy or gal is not just collecting carts. The...

The guy or gal is not just collecting carts. The person is also emptying the garbage bins, picking up loose trash, etc. A cart left near the bike racks are not going to be picked up right away. Also...
05-16-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,097
Posted By blue192

Judging by the above picture showing the bike...

Judging by the above picture showing the bike racks, then I would also think there is a greater possibility of a customer being too lazy to bring their cart back to the corral and instead leave it in...
05-14-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,257
Posted By blue192

I do not own a car and even I am worried about...

I do not own a car and even I am worried about gas. No gas means no food at store.
05-14-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,097
Posted By blue192

In my city in some of the down area supermarkets...

In my city in some of the down area supermarkets there is an attendant. Turns out people would park at the store for several hours without shopping there. The drivers did not want to pay for parking...
05-13-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,652
Posted By blue192

Trust me you do NOT want gallstones whilst riding...

Trust me you do NOT want gallstones whilst riding a bike or doing any sort of bending/twisting. I been through it there will be really bad bodily fluids coming out. My gallbladder had to be...
05-13-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By blue192

Who's better than Badboy? Nooooooooobody!

Who's better than Badboy? Nooooooooobody!
05-10-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,788
Posted By blue192

If you want my body and you think I'm sexy Come...

If you want my body and you think I'm sexy
Come on, sugar, let me know
If you really need me, just reach out and touch me
Come on, honey, tell me so, tell me so, baby....

Disco time! No idea...
05-08-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,084
Posted By blue192

If it was one owner for 47 years then he is...

If it was one owner for 47 years then he is probably tired and wants to retire. I am assuming he did the right thing selling the company to someone that would continue employing the employees instead...
04-30-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,584
Posted By blue192

I am guessing the city has a money problem so the...

I am guessing the city has a money problem so the police are stepping up enforcement to cover the shortfall. I can think of no other asinine reason for the police to go after someone riding a bike...
04-30-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,133
Posted By blue192

I suspect the two main issues right now with...

I suspect the two main issues right now with owning a bike shop are: Trying to source parts/bikes in a worldwide shortage due to the beer virus. And second, you would have the same issues as other...
04-07-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 85
Igh
Views: 4,242
Posted By blue192

The only two reason I can think of why they are...

The only two reason I can think of why they are not more popular is: A) an internal geared hub is about 30% more expensive compared to the same bike with a traditional setup and B) peeps that do...
04-07-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,382
Posted By blue192

I do not see the issue here. The bicyclist did...

I do not see the issue here. The bicyclist did not stop at the sign, did not even slow down going by the sign, and he did not even bother to look to see if traffic was clear. If it were a car going...
04-07-21, 04:15 AM
03-29-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,078
Posted By blue192

You are in Canada like me so I will suggest a...

You are in Canada like me so I will suggest a local store selling the Opus bike brand. This brand is quite popular here north of the border and has a style for just about every rider. But at 350...
03-29-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,507
Posted By blue192

I also had the trouble of a sliding seat post. My...

I also had the trouble of a sliding seat post. My solution was to switch from a bolt down clamp to a quick release one. For some reason that worked out much better for me.
03-27-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,798
Posted By blue192

That has to do with MEC sellings itself from...

That has to do with MEC sellings itself from being a co-op to a for profit business. The new owner must blow out the old inventory and get new suppliers that the new owner wants. Same thing happened...
03-17-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,125
Posted By blue192

Welcome to the "hug a thug" approach to crime in...

Welcome to the "hug a thug" approach to crime in Ontario now. Hell even gang members are out the same day in Toronto with a gun charge. Makes me so angry.
03-16-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,215
Posted By blue192

As someone with a bike that has 36 spokes and...

As someone with a bike that has 36 spokes and another with 32, my main concern is that the wheel is of sufficient quality to get me from point A to point B via route C. I suspect riders looking at...
03-13-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,726
Posted By blue192

There might be FedEX riders and ground delivery...

There might be FedEX riders and ground delivery but I am the speed equivalent of the USA Postal Service. I am slow and am happy. Also note it is cheaper to send a letter from NYC to Guam than it is...
03-13-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By blue192

For a suspension fork you might want to check out...

For a suspension fork you might want to check out "Old Man Mountain" front racks. Yes they are pricey but this company seems to have an option for just about every style of front fork.
03-13-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,548
Posted By blue192

Okies I promise to not be a jerk on the bike. Off...

Okies I promise to not be a jerk on the bike. Off the bike however I shall endeavour to continue sending angry letters to my government.
03-11-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,994
Posted By blue192

You would be surprised. My grandfather drove...

You would be surprised. My grandfather drove large trucks for over 50 years and if anything as small as a bike comes in contact with the trailer he would never know until seeing any damage well after...
03-11-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,361
Posted By blue192

I use a bird shaped metal cage from Portland...

I use a bird shaped metal cage from Portland design. I know not as sexy as carbon fiber but still like it.

...
03-11-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,532
Posted By blue192

Glad I am not the only one that watches the lock...

Glad I am not the only one that watches the lock picking lawyer. I got most of my bicycle lock recommendations from there. But I also watch BikemanforU for fun as well, just too bad he closed his...
02-24-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,808
Posted By blue192

I hope you are going to share the popcorn, this...

I hope you are going to share the popcorn, this thread will be interesting...
11-22-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,178
Posted By blue192

Share some of that popcorn please as this is...

Share some of that popcorn please as this is going to get interesting.
11-21-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,003
Posted By blue192

I was in Toronto when crackhead Bob was mayor. He...

I was in Toronto when crackhead Bob was mayor. He was funny.
11-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,458
Posted By blue192

Would that extra 50$ also cover liability in case...

Would that extra 50$ also cover liability in case you run someone over or other type of accident as well?
11-15-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By blue192

Referring to him as "President elect" is going to...

Referring to him as "President elect" is going to make this thread interesting. Hold on a tic so I can make some popcorn.
10-29-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By blue192

If you tore a tenon or a muscle that would...

If you tore a tenon or a muscle that would certainly cause pain and swelling. I do get them from time to time from biking.
09-29-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,048
Posted By blue192

Oh wow judging by the current polling results, I...

Oh wow judging by the current polling results, I think that some people here have underwear older than other Bike Forums members. xD
09-28-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,221
Posted By blue192

For public transport we pay for the entire month...

For public transport we pay for the entire month up front so when they went on strike I lost about two weeks worth of traveling. I am still angry about it even 25 years later and go out of my way to...
09-27-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,221
Posted By blue192

I my case I always enjoyed riding since I was...

I my case I always enjoyed riding since I was little. The major reason why I got really serious into riding is because I live in Ottawa and our public buses go on strike often. The 1990s strike...
09-26-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,879
Posted By blue192

I suspect all the factories mainly located in...

I suspect all the factories mainly located in China are all shut down or running at a severely reduced capacity due to the beer virus.
09-25-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By blue192

My only two recommendation s I can thing of is...

My only two recommendation s I can thing of is use a zip tie on the bottom part of the bracket and the light preventing the light from coming off and can still be recharged from underneath. Or...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,742
Posted By blue192

It is not so much the environment that keeps me...

It is not so much the environment that keeps me bicycling but I really enjoy not paying for parking or worrying about when the bus drivers go on strike.
09-11-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By blue192

Should be an M5 thread.

Should be an M5 thread.
Forum: Commuting
09-10-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 27,981
Posted By blue192

Back before I retired was stopped often. There is...

Back before I retired was stopped often. There is not many commuters that go home at 2:30AM when it is -30c outside.
09-10-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,308
Posted By blue192

Isn't weed supposed to make you more mellow and...

Isn't weed supposed to make you more mellow and less aggressive?
Forum: Commuting
09-10-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 27,981
Posted By blue192

I use a helmet mounted camera to record my rides,...

I use a helmet mounted camera to record my rides, had too many aggressive drivers threaten me over the years or scream obscenities at me while passing etc. I have also noticed my interactions with...
09-09-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,676
Posted By blue192

Ok back from Giant Tiger and bought a bunch of Mr...

Ok back from Giant Tiger and bought a bunch of Mr Noodles cups. Got the environmentally friendly waxed cups not the nasty petroleum plastic things. 77 cents each. xD
09-09-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,676
Posted By blue192

Dammit I forgot to pick up some Mr. Noodles cups...

Dammit I forgot to pick up some Mr. Noodles cups on sale at Giant Tiger. Time to head back out... :(
09-04-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,246
Posted By blue192

I use a Basil shopping bag. ...

I use a Basil shopping bag.


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