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Forum: Commuting
11-19-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By GUMK

I also wear prescription glasses, and the best...

I also wear prescription glasses, and the best thing that ever happened to me was getting a helmet with a detachable visor.

When those rain + headlights situations happen, I now just run my...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,820
Posted By GUMK

No punctures for the 5 months I've had Marathon...

No punctures for the 5 months I've had Marathon Plus (700x38) tyres on, then one yesterday (front), and another today (back) !!!

So 2 in 2,200 miles...or 2 in 46 miles (depending on your POV).
...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-19, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By GUMK

Quite agree. In addition, I used to get...

Quite agree.

In addition, I used to get stressed about connections for public transport and missing one by getting stuck at work.

Now Iím on my own timetable itís not a bother...and a quicker...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,970
Posted By GUMK

Played both Blood Bowl and Gorkamorka, but much...

Played both Blood Bowl and Gorkamorka, but much preferred Necromunda.
Forum: Commuting
07-28-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,483
Posted By GUMK

As above, but with a yellow neon helmet with rear...

As above, but with a yellow neon helmet with rear blinky light and reflective strip along the length of my mudguards
Forum: Commuting
07-23-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By GUMK

This morning was a perfect example of what...

This morning was a perfect example of what motivates me...multiple traffic jams due to collisions on the major routes into the city I work in. Local trains delayed due to signalling issues. Local...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,182
Posted By GUMK

​​​​​ I was in a very similar situation to the...

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I was in a very similar situation to the OP, gifted an old MTB to commute with. I gradually worked my way down to 1.5 slicks and now use that width on my latest commuter.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,513
Posted By GUMK

I have two approaches, one for family and...

I have two approaches, one for family and friends, another for those incredulous souls at work expressing amazement I ride 11 miles each way.

Family and Friends; I thank them for expressing their...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 14,696
Posted By GUMK

That moment when you go from cycling into a...

That moment when you go from cycling into a headwind, to a tailwind, match the wind speed and suddenly everything is eerily calm.

Saying hi to fellow cyclists and joggers.

Being able to use any...
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