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12-26-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,751
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I honestly don't carry anything. I have my Co2...

I honestly don't carry anything. I have my Co2 air horn, of course and only used it once this year, as I needed to get the attention of a City tree crew doing brushing/trimming on an MUP. The only...
12-26-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 111,410
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Just went to a nearby park to get some pics of my...

Just went to a nearby park to get some pics of my bike in the snow. A fairly short ride, but a ride none the less.
12-26-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,193
Posted By Fargo Wolf

First snowfall of the winter, so I naturally went...

First snowfall of the winter, so I naturally went for a ride. Wasn't too bad. The the arterial streets were partly clear heading out and wet coming back. As a result "feeder" routes were pretty icy...
12-26-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,449
Posted By Fargo Wolf

How did it go? Same as always. Drove a little bit...

How did it go? Same as always. Drove a little bit and cycled when I could, which was rarely, thanks to my (now former) job. For 2019, I want to cycle more of course, including to from what ever job I...
12-26-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,014
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I wouldn't be too bothered by the situation. A...

I wouldn't be too bothered by the situation. A competent driver would of course slow down when overtaking, irregardless of the posted limit and/or weather/road conditions at the time. I'd just keep...
12-26-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,596
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Depends on the time of evening/night. Most people...

Depends on the time of evening/night. Most people work during the day, so by 5-6PM they will have, or be heading for home. After the evening Rush, traffic naturally drops off till the next morning....
12-26-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Where I am... the "stupid" things drivers do is,...

Where I am... the "stupid" things drivers do is, is get behind the wheel in the first place.....
12-26-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Fargo Wolf

First Ride Of the Winter

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Forum: Commuting
11-27-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 104,318
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Still, awesome none the less.

Still, awesome none the less.
11-27-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,751
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Not where I live, given the fact that a person...

Not where I live, given the fact that a person who has not showered for the last decade is nowhere near as bad as the reek of the local pulp mill's settling ponds when the wind blows....

In all...
11-27-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I hear ya.... Some hills I can do (but struggle...

I hear ya.... Some hills I can do (but struggle to climb them) and then there are those where I need to get off and push. Thankfully, the latter is only at a count of 1 at this time.
11-27-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fargo Wolf

A good quality bike trailer would be a nice...

A good quality bike trailer would be a nice surprise.
11-27-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,307
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Keep just to the left of the fog line (white...

Keep just to the left of the fog line (white line) as traffic approaches. Otherwise, take the lane. If you don't have one already, get a good mirror (Supercycle has a good one and it's pretty cheap,...
11-27-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,070
Posted By Fargo Wolf

You've never been to the Netherlands, have you?...

You've never been to the Netherlands, have you? I'll leave this here for you. : https://www.youtube.com/user/markenlei/videos
11-27-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Still have my faithful Ford Ranger. She's seen...

Still have my faithful Ford Ranger. She's seen better days (big dent in the box and passenger side door after arguing with a power pole wile avoiding a speeding driver in an alley in Richmond, BC,...
11-27-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Cool!!! ^^ I'll have to have a look.

Cool!!! ^^ I'll have to have a look.
11-27-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,727
Posted By Fargo Wolf

How do I find my motivation you ask? Right...

How do I find my motivation you ask?

Right here: https://www.youtube.com/user/markenlei/videos
11-27-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Wrong Side Of the Path

So, I was out for a ride this afternoon because it was actually a decent day out. Just before crossing one of the major bridges in town where I live, I was on an MUP. I saw the guy coming the other...
09-29-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 26,341
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Yesterday. Went on a ride out to Tranquille, then...

Yesterday. Went on a ride out to Tranquille, then into Lac Du Bois Provincial Park for a short ride along the Tranquille River.
09-29-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I can imagine what it was like in PG. I went to...

I can imagine what it was like in PG. I went to Terrace for a little vacation at the start of Aug., just before it got really bad up there. Stopped at the Francois Ferry landing on my way home and...
04-19-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,127
Posted By Fargo Wolf

A bike trailer is best. Most people I've seen use...

A bike trailer is best. Most people I've seen use a child's trailer, simply because they are the most available.

What went wrong/didn't work out with the child trailer?
Forum: Touring
04-19-18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,011
Posted By Fargo Wolf

It's generally not a big deal for either. Being...

It's generally not a big deal for either. Being discreet is key.

For #1, A tree, or bush will do. On the other hand, if you're out on the prairies, you'll have to walk a ways off the road.

For...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,392
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I don't commute by bike because I just have to...

I don't commute by bike because I just have to leave the house, walk across the street to where the company truck is parked (since you are expected to bring your work home with you), get in and go to...
04-19-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,784
Posted By Fargo Wolf

That should be done (wheel truing) during a tune...

That should be done (wheel truing) during a tune up. I'm the mechanic didn't think it was serious enough to worry about that the time. Take the bike in and get them to look at the wheel. It should be...
04-19-18, 10:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I've dubbed my bike the 1986 Hyundai Stellar. :D ...

I've dubbed my bike the 1986 Hyundai Stellar. :D

5spd manual, CXL (Canadian spec)
...
04-17-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,509
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Does it matter? He got hit by someone in a...

Does it matter? He got hit by someone in a vehicle. It doesn't matter if it's a Smart Car, or Ford Excursion. A vehicle is a vehicle.
04-17-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Fargo Wolf

They do, but authorities are quick to round them...

They do, but authorities are quick to round them up and deal with them accordingly.
04-17-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By Fargo Wolf

The railways around here haven't used fusees for...

The railways around here haven't used fusees for nearly 30 years....
04-17-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I'm surprised he even MADE a report in the first...

I'm surprised he even MADE a report in the first place. Then again, the legal system in Russia is sketchy as cuss, so I shouldn't be too surprised that it played out as it did.
04-17-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 14,018
Posted By Fargo Wolf

If the situation warrants it, yes, I will "take...

If the situation warrants it, yes, I will "take the lane". For the most part, drivers take it in stride, though on a couple of occasions, this was NOT the case.

The first incident happened back in...
04-17-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,983
Posted By Fargo Wolf

If it was battery powered, it would make for a...

If it was battery powered, it would make for a cheap flashlight. If it was pawned off, it would get the person enough money for a 355ml can of beer or chocolate bar, or small sack of chips.
04-17-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,085
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I dunno... Personal preference? I wear them when...

I dunno... Personal preference? I wear them when I'm cycling (and often when I'm not) to protect my hands, or just because I want to (and can).
04-17-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,522
Posted By Fargo Wolf

:D :roflmao2:

:D :roflmao2:
04-17-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,220
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Seconded. There's an MUP (Multi Use Pathway)...

Seconded. There's an MUP (Multi Use Pathway) along the waterfront and goes for miles. Google Streetveiw will give an idea.
04-17-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,206
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I've read about those and I think there's a...

I've read about those and I think there's a thread or two somewhere (emphasis on SOMEWHERE) on this very forum about that.
04-17-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,541
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Not sure, but I think I have about 1/2 dozen....

Not sure, but I think I have about 1/2 dozen. Both mountain and road/touring. Used to have one that was mostly patches. I was proud of that tube.:D
04-17-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fargo Wolf

You have my attention....

You have my attention....
04-17-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Fargo Wolf

If you're in Canada (have no idea if you live in...

If you're in Canada (have no idea if you live in Canada, the US, or elsewhere) Crappy (Canadian) Tire is the place to go.
04-17-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,032
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Neat! :)

Neat! :)
03-31-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,459
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Bike version of an old school truck/tractor...

Bike version of an old school truck/tractor pulling competition..... HELLZ YA!!!!
03-31-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,612
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Hmmmm...... Wonder if I could make some extra...

Hmmmm...... Wonder if I could make some extra heavy duty bungees for the construction signs in the back of my company truck.
03-31-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,978
Posted By Fargo Wolf

I wouldn't worry too much about it. People don't...

I wouldn't worry too much about it. People don't realize how capable cyclists are when living the car light lifestyle. Case in point: I went to a convention in Richmond BC, Canada) I walked to the...
03-31-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,159
Posted By Fargo Wolf

You beat me to it and I just posted about the...

You beat me to it and I just posted about the same thing.
03-31-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Offs

Read this story in the local newspaper this morning. A 40 year old guy who was jogging ACTUALLY sued (and lost) a 10 year old girl fir hitting him while she was on her bike. Seriously!!! Pathetic is...
11-29-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By Fargo Wolf

:lol:

:lol:
11-29-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,412
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Pretty much what you said....

Pretty much what you said....
11-29-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By Fargo Wolf

My best guess is that it could be pressure...

My best guess is that it could be pressure related. Try swapping the saddle out for a gel one. If that doesn't solve the problem, I would recommend seeing a doctor and go from there.
Forum: Touring
11-29-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Once you get north of Campbell River, you're...

Once you get north of Campbell River, you're going to be on the highway for the most part. On the flip side, traffic isn't too bad and there are plenty of side trips into communities along the way.
...
11-27-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,163
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Yeah... It's called being an A-Hole motorist.... ...

Yeah... It's called being an A-Hole motorist....

Happened to me and a supervisor earlier this year. Some idiot lost patience with us because she wasn't able to safely pass two cyclists on the...
11-27-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By Fargo Wolf

Look around at different racks. some will allow...

Look around at different racks. some will allow for adjustment, but not others. A seatpost rack is fine, but finicky to mount and get it to stay put once mounted. I really had to tighten mine on my...
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