Monthly Archives: April, 2016

Warmup exercises – elastic bands w/ handles – Consumer question

Hey, guys! I used the search engine but couldn't find anything. I've been skipping some of the warm up exercises because I still haven't bought an elastic band, and I have nothing to use as replacement (ppl don't give away used bike tire thingies here). I only found those elastic bands with handles for sale …

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Car went up in flames this morning. Need some advice as I need a new car ASAP. – Consumer question

My 2001 Honda Accord (210,000 Miles) was driving perfectly fine and great until this morning. When I was driving this morning, I noticed my car was overheating and instantly drove over to my mechanic. My mechanic looked it over, and the main issue is a head gasket (~$1,000). On top of this, I knew I …

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Winter Cycling tips? – Consumer question

I know that his post is kinda late….but I was wondering if I could get some tips on winter cycling? I live in Appleton, Wisconsin and I commute to work all the time and I was looking forward to commuting to work in this past winter but sadly I had to wait to buy a …

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2 bikes (11s and 10s) on a trainer with a spare wheel with 10s K7 on it. How to manage this? – Consumer question

So I hope I didn't confuse too much the title of this, I have the following problem: I have 2 bikes at home that I want to use on a turbo trainer, one is 11s other is 10s and I bought a spare rear wheel specifically for this so we didn't ruin our tires on …

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Help with sell price for 2005 Honda Civic! – Consumer question

I have a 2005 Honda Civic with 91,000 miles. It started driving poorly and now I'm told that the transmission needs to be replaced and the cost ($4800) exceeds the worth of the car. So, I'm wanting to sell this car and buy a used car. What is a good asking price? Thanks! Edit: Realizing …

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Does it make sense for us to ship our car to Seattle or to buy new (to us) one when we get there? – Consumer question

My husband and I are moving to Seattle from Hawaii very soon. We're selling my car (luxury car that's expensive to maintain/ drive) and will net $7k since I still owed some money on it. I already have a buyer. My husband has an economical standard car that we owe $4k on and are at …

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local phone buyers/how to sell lightly used smartphones in edmonton – Consumer question

I'm looking for a place that will buy my old phones. I have about 5 smartphones in pristine condition I want to sell but I am loathe to go kijiji route because of the pain in the ass factor of dealing with a constant stream of tire kickers and flakes. I've read about places like …

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A ridiculously detailed post-trip report on 3 months in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. 25/F/solo – Consumer question

I just spent around 11 weeks traveling through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. I know that this is the kind of thing I would have liked to read before I left, so I’ll try to cover as many bases here as possible, but feel free to ask me questions too. Pre-Trip Planning: I booked my …

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Looking for good hickory chips – Consumer question

Hey all, I'm looking for pre cut hickory chips I can order online for a good price. Currently the only local place for hickory is Canadian Tire, where hickory chips are 6.49 for 2 lb. Does anyone know any good sources for cheaper or that's a good quality? I'm looking to buy bulk. Thank you!

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From $20 wall mart disposables to the Red Wing Heritage collection! My initial impressions and challenges – Consumer question

I detail cars and aircraft and alternate my time between washing, polishing, sitting on the ground, lifting tires with my toes – to demoing products, sales, etc for higher end clientele, I am mostly on the road and prefer not to have to pack multiple shoes. Being that I destroy shoes, I have always opted …

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