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Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,804
Posted By josephjhaney

New Shift Cables

It's the little things sometimes. I actually had a shift cable split on me last week, so I replaced them with the Jagwire Elite sealed cable system, man, I forgot how effortless shifting could be. ...
Forum: Commuting
05-23-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By josephjhaney

Showers Pass Elite. Has pit zips, and rear...

Showers Pass Elite. Has pit zips, and rear ventilation flap. Does a great job in the 40 to 60 degree F range, actually a little cool in the 40's, but that's better than sweating like I did in the...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By josephjhaney

Fairly steady rain for the first 20 mins of the...

Fairly steady rain for the first 20 mins of the ride home last night, stayed completely dry. This jacket is exactly what I was looking for, and at 50 bucks used it was a steal. Showers Pass gets a...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By josephjhaney

Got my Showers Pass jacket last night, wore it...

Got my Showers Pass jacket last night, wore it this morning. It was supposed to shower, but there wasn't a drop, the good news is it wasn't sweaty and miserable in the jacket either, def more...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,280
Posted By josephjhaney

My ride is 20 each way, I'm in PA so we get the...

My ride is 20 each way, I'm in PA so we get the hot and humid, and the freezing cold. I actually have more sweating issues near the end of the winter than in the summer, most times going to work I...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,008
Posted By josephjhaney

****, I thought I was snarky. Damn dude. :) ...

****, I thought I was snarky. Damn dude. :)

Joe
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,171
Posted By josephjhaney

If the rooms air escaped into the tire, wouldn't...

If the rooms air escaped into the tire, wouldn't the OP be dead?

Joe
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By josephjhaney

I'd like to beg to differ here, I have a Columbia...

I'd like to beg to differ here, I have a Columbia jacket that wicks sweat extremely well, but in fact is waterproof. I know it's not chemical based, my wife is a chemist and she explained something...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,171
Posted By josephjhaney

I'm going to best you all, and say the air ended...

I'm going to best you all, and say the air ended up outside of the tube because.............

It didn't remain inside the tube (or at least most of it did not).

You're welcome.

Joe
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By josephjhaney

I tried a frogg toggs setup last year, I'll be...

I tried a frogg toggs setup last year, I'll be using it today, but I'm not very happy with it. I think it holds in too much heat, so I just ordered a showers pass this morning, I'll swing back and...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By josephjhaney

Good story telling us something we already know - biking is better

Biking helps to make you less likely to die regardless of your weight, pretty good info-
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Forum: Commuting
04-19-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,024
Posted By josephjhaney

I'll add I have over 30,000 miles pedaled since...

I'll add I have over 30,000 miles pedaled since 2006, I have been hit once, and in that case I made eye contact with the driver, then she pulled out and ran directly into me, her front right bumper...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 14,402
Posted By josephjhaney

Getting to work under my own power, 20 miles each...

Getting to work under my own power, 20 miles each way of bicycling, which is time I'm not spending waiting in traffic, going to the gym, or otherwise doing something less fun to get fit. Loving the...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,024
Posted By josephjhaney

Not a problem. I also enjoy Kayaking, and riding...

Not a problem. I also enjoy Kayaking, and riding a motorcycle. I wear a full face helmet when I ride the motorcycle, and I can tell you, for a fact, I can hear less in my full face while on my...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,024
Posted By josephjhaney

See above. People are distracted by all kinds of...

See above. People are distracted by all kinds of things, if I can't pedal in a straight line on the side of the road, or in the lane I'm taking, with music playing, I most likely am not functional...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,024
Posted By josephjhaney

I use a mirror, and I'm not deaf, so can I use...

I use a mirror, and I'm not deaf, so can I use earbuds? And don't tell me I'm distracted, unless every human being in a car with the radio on is equally distracted, and if that's the case then why...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,024
Posted By josephjhaney

We are still going on this huh? Again, If a deaf...

We are still going on this huh? Again, If a deaf person lives in NYC and asks here if he should ride his bike, would you tell him no? If not, your argument is invalid, regardless of how many times...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,024
Posted By josephjhaney

Should someone who is deaf in one ear be...

Should someone who is deaf in one ear be permitted to bicycle? How about someone who is deaf period? Yes? Why? Don't start with the you pay more attention or some other ****, being deaf doesn't...
04-08-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By josephjhaney

1 - the speed senor is going to be a little more...

1 - the speed senor is going to be a little more accurate, and as noted, will be quicker to update when you're moving.
2- Varying reports on this, to be safe just run the connect app. (the garmin...
03-22-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By josephjhaney

It was on Bike Radars "all things bottom bracket"...

It was on Bike Radars "all things bottom bracket" article which I went to in order to see which drop down made sense for me-
...
03-22-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By josephjhaney

Ahhh, doing a little research it appears the BSA...

Ahhh, doing a little research it appears the BSA and BSC are the english standard. Let me know if that's correct, I'm going to install the truvantiv for this season, but I'm buying the SKF later...
03-21-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By josephjhaney

Ok, like the idea of the skf, but I'm not seeing...

Ok, like the idea of the skf, but I'm not seeing a 108 in an english thread, which is what I had in my kestrel 200 sci..... what am I missing?
03-21-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By josephjhaney

Isis Bottom Bracket

Hello all. I know ISIS is old and pretty much dead tech, but I have two awesome cranksets that I got for stupid cheap and have been using for the past few years, so I'm sticking with it. My bottom...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By josephjhaney

I'm in Pennsylvania, my problem is I don't like...

I'm in Pennsylvania, my problem is I don't like being wet and cold. I don't mind cold, and I don't mind wet, but getting TO work drenched isn't my idea of a good time. The temps are starting to get...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-18, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By josephjhaney

Well, I got to try my "frogg Toggs all sport...

Well, I got to try my "frogg Toggs all sport rainsuit" on the way home, it rained for pretty much the whole 20 miles, but it was a little warm too, so I think the excess moisture in the suit might...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By josephjhaney

Frogg Toggs

Well, I finally took the plunge and bought a Frogg Togg set. Of course, it called for rain this morning, but didn't, and predictably I was sweaty by the end of my 20 mile commute, but on the bright...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

Great discussion all, and yes, those days when...

Great discussion all, and yes, those days when the lights are all green really help the average speed, I do have some long straights without any lights and a decent shoulder, but I also have to go...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

Thank you, I'm 205lbs and 46 years old, so I'm...

Thank you, I'm 205lbs and 46 years old, so I'm here to tell you if I can do it, a whole lot of you can. That being said, not every day is about speed, this morning my knee wasn't feeling great, so I...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

So, since I finally did it, I thought I'd share...

So, since I finally did it, I thought I'd share here. Still trying to get over 20 on the way TO work, but there is a bit more climb that way, so best I've done is 19.5 so far.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

Well, I can only speak for myself, but I use a...

Well, I can only speak for myself, but I use a late 90's Kestrell 200SCI, I love that bike, and it's my everything but "hey, there is ice on the damn road" today bike.

Joe
Forum: Commuting
06-29-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

I shall henceforth reference you, and this post,...

I shall henceforth reference you, and this post, next time someone calls me a "data geek" for tracking my stuff. :)

Joe
Forum: Commuting
06-29-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

Just as an update, I ALMOST had it earlier this...

Just as an update, I ALMOST had it earlier this week. I will get it at least once this year. But averaging it over multiple trips? Dunno about that.

...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 35,992
Posted By josephjhaney

CliffordK (OR) _____________________ 3139 mi...

CliffordK (OR) _____________________ 3139 mi (+176 other)
Bizman (PA) ________________________ 3052 (3260 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA) __________________ 2789.64 (3125.3 total) [70/72]...
05-31-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By josephjhaney

The one that's not holding a charge is the v2,...

The one that's not holding a charge is the v2, the CE showed up last night, but it had it's own version of the red ring of death, my luck has been poor with these devices. I've got another ticket...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

Thanks! I'm not in great shape, but putting in...

Thanks! I'm not in great shape, but putting in 40 miles a day should get me there quicker than sitting in a car would.

Joe
Forum: Commuting
05-30-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,962
Posted By josephjhaney

I am a numbers geek, and getting over that 20mph...

I am a numbers geek, and getting over that 20mph average when you factor in the stops is hard. I have my GPS set to pause when stopped, and even with that, stopping at red lights then accelarating...
05-30-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By josephjhaney

Cycliq was very helpful, offered me a trade in, I...

Cycliq was very helpful, offered me a trade in, I decided to see if I can replace the battery on my own and just bit the bullet and ordered a new one. If I get the battery replaced I'll donate the...
05-30-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By josephjhaney

Fly 6 CE Being delivered today

Ahhh, it's like Christmas in, well, May, but still, I'm getting my shiny new Fly 6 CE delivered today, and I can't wait to get home and get this thing charged up and ready!

Joe
05-18-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By josephjhaney

I know, like part of me wants to just fix this...

I know, like part of me wants to just fix this one since I know it's out of warranty, but if they give me even a slight discount on a new one I might just have to jump on that.

Joe
05-17-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By josephjhaney

Update, I'm pretty sure it's the battery. I take...

Update, I'm pretty sure it's the battery. I take the device off charge, it gives 4 beeps, indicating full charge when I turn it on, I start the recording, and now it's only getting two clips, less...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,843
Posted By josephjhaney

;) I hear you, but my sarcasm muscle keeps...

;) I hear you, but my sarcasm muscle keeps responding. At any rate, the OP hit the nail on the head, the moment the ride becomes a chore instead of something you look forward to, you're on the...
05-09-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By josephjhaney

It just so happens I have a nice new set of...

It just so happens I have a nice new set of Kestrel forks sitting in my basement, they aren't threaded though, so that would require a trip to the LBS..... Perhaps if I cant get it sorted out it's a...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,843
Posted By josephjhaney

The ride every day thing is tough, because of my...

The ride every day thing is tough, because of my personality, and because, odd as it sounds, the people who never, ever ride to work are the first ones to give you **** about not riding one day out...
05-08-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By josephjhaney

Totally! And again, thank you! I really...

Totally! And again, thank you! I really appriciate it, I don't know why I've been so afraid of this part of the bike, I've literally put everything on this frame BUT this part, FD, Crank, RD, Bars,...
05-08-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By josephjhaney

Great advice, to be clear, the stem and wedge are...

Great advice, to be clear, the stem and wedge are new, they remain solid untill I adjust them, but the steering part keeps working lose. The handlebars and wheel are always snug and tight, I can...
05-08-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By josephjhaney

Yep, your front shifter isn't going far enough to...

Yep, your front shifter isn't going far enough to "click" into the top gear, the double shifters actually have a small click of adjustment within each of the gears, my 9 speed tiagra will let me...
05-08-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By josephjhaney

Kestrel 200SCI threaded headset issue

Hi all, I'm pretty good with shifting, brakes, bb's, etc, but headsets are a puzzle to me. I love it that they let me turn the front wheel and change direction, everything else is voodoo. ;) ...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 35,992
Posted By josephjhaney

augustgarage (CA) __________________ 2789.64...

augustgarage (CA) __________________ 2789.64 (3125.3 total) [70/72]
Bizman (PA) ________________________ 2674 (2827 total miles YTD)
CliffordK (or) _____________________ 2220 mi (+23 other riding)...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By josephjhaney

Yep, I have a motorcycle as well, and I totally...

Yep, I have a motorcycle as well, and I totally get what you're saying. Made it this week without issue, body is holding up well, so as long as I feel this good come Monday morning, week 2 starts. ...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By josephjhaney

I was just pedaling in this morning and thinking,...

I was just pedaling in this morning and thinking, last year on may 19th, I had to drive halfway and ride in, because by the end of my ride home, about the last 4 miles or so, I was so tired, I just...
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