Originally Posted by johnjen
This is my intrepretation of The Garage. It isn't meant as a definitive nor complete description. It does capture how I see it though.
To me The Garage is about the art of wrenching and the collected wisdom, experience and knowledge that gets accumulated along the way. It's a place where those who have something to share (or have a need for others to share) can deal with a general mechanical question. It's meant as a catch all for those projects (like golem) that don't really fit into the 'regular' bike forums. It's also a place where those 'experts' among us can bring up topics and exchange ideas, experiences and the like in order to come to a better understanding of the subject of the thread etc.
In short it's kind of a virtual garage where 'special projects' are being discussed or worked on and various people show up from time to time and 'help out'. Where the latest 'discovery' is shared and insight is sought.
It is NOT about specifc bike or related equipment projects (those that the existing forums already cover). It's more general in nature and covers the exceptions (again like golum). So no it isn't the place for the 'How do I wire up my new horns' or 'what is the best tire for me' threads.
I kinda like the description of where master wrenches congrigate and swap stories and such (yes humorous stories are very welcome too).
I hope this helps.
wow this is going to be my new favorite forum for sure.
as long as does not deviate like R-dubb GPS forum (From GPS Tracks > to what is the hot stuff this week and were I can get it cheaper) and end up becoming a "what tyre do it need for this or what" or were I can find cheap tools...
The way i see it is somehow a "Intelectual" forum were we will explore concepts and ideas as oppose to brand, price hunting and trends, plus we will really make them happend, aka Not a POSSER hangout
or farcke heaven or whatever like the GS forum has become, but a place for guys like CRepper to Creep arround taking about his fancy Modes..