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Forum: Commuting
10-21-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

I count that as commuting. My reasoning was it...

I count that as commuting. My reasoning was it wasn't my choice that they sent us home, so as long as I ride the equivalent mileage or more before I start work then I've "commuted."

Maybe that...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1036: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1036:

Mornings are getting cooler, usually in the low to mid-50s. Last week we even had some mornings in the 30s.

I posted my latest commuting adventures...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1027: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1027:

Been riding lots of extra on the way to work this summer. The last few days I've developed a saddle sore, so today I just wasn't in the mood to deal...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1000: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1000:

Milestone day! The big 1000. I've now commuted by bicycle without driving 1000 work days in a row. The last time I drove was February 10th, 2016.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

First off, I'm glad you're OK. Second, I'm...

First off, I'm glad you're OK.

Second, I'm glad you used the term "near hit." I've never understood the term "near miss." To me, a near miss would have me lying on the ground after an impact with...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

I decided that if I were to get the mandate to...

I decided that if I were to get the mandate to work from home, I'd probably ride to the office and back every morning before I started just to be ornery (and to keep my fitness up.)
Forum: Commuting
03-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 907: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 907:

Temp didn't drop below freezing last night (was 33F this morning) so I hopped on my hybrid instead of the winter bike. All patches added together, the...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive work bicycle commute number 899: ...

Consecutive work bicycle commute number 899:

-3F this morning. I thought about taking the bus for part of the commute, but then decided to just suck it up and ride the whole way. Plus, taking the...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 898: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 898:

7F this morning with a light cross wind. I seemed to be pedaling extra slow, for some reason. I think my average speed on the way in was just less than...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

So I uploaded the footage from this morning's...

So I uploaded the footage from this morning's milestone commute. I did it in 4 separate videos. Kind of fun to see things from the GoPro's point of view. I averaged about 2 mph faster than normal,...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

We had a pretty good ice storm two days after...

We had a pretty good ice storm two days after Christmas, then a big wet snow on top of it. The bottom couple inches froze solid and while they were able to plow off the top layer, the frozen stuff at...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

I've got studded tires on my other winter bike....

I've got studded tires on my other winter bike. They work pretty well for smoother ice, but when it gets really rutted like this I don't notice much difference between them and the 5" wide fat tires...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 889: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 889:

Nothing too eventful today. 18F with a 10 mph tailwind on the way to work.

Stopped and took a picture of the rutted ice. It seems to be getting...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 879: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 879:

Another unseasonably warm morning for us at 33F. That's the day's high, however, as temps are supposed to drop throughout the day. We had a full 24...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 878: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 878:

Unseasonably warm this morning at 33F. There was a pretty stiff headwind as rode out to our company office for the first time in five weeks, which is...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 871: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 871:

First day back after taking an unexpected week off work due to Influenza A. Still not feeling great, but feeling good enough I guess. You definitely...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,441
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 869: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 869:

First, let's back up one day which wasn't a commute. My LBS has an annual New Years Day ride, and yesterday was the 31st one they've held. Frequently...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 866: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 866:

9F this morning with a -3F wind chill. At least the light wind was to my back so I got a little push.

Still riding the fat bike because they didn't...
Forum: Commuting
12-13-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 863: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 863:

Dropped my wife's car off at the shop to have the windshield replaced, and then rode the bike to work from there. The shop was on the west side of the...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Why would gettin' gold stink? ;)

Why would gettin' gold stink? ;)
Forum: Commuting
11-13-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

A few years ago after suffering through many of...

A few years ago after suffering through many of the same shifting problems I replaced the stock cables on my old winter bike with Jagwire stainless steel cables and lined housing. That put an end to...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 837: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 837:

Ice. Lots and lots of ice. A thin layer completely covered the ground making the roads treacherous. For some reason the city didn't put down...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 837: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 837:

21F this morning. I think I'm starting to get my winter skin as it didn't feel as cold as the same temps did last week. Saw my first patch of ice of...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Well, I pulled the trigger: last night I bought a...

Well, I pulled the trigger: last night I bought a 2019 Salsa Mukluk. I intend mainly to use it as a winter commuter, but I couldn't resist the urge to ride it to work today.

Being an end-of-year...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

My grandmother used to have a sign hanging in her...

My grandmother used to have a sign hanging in her kitchen that said, "Why is there never enough time to do it right, but always enough time to do it over?"
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive work commute number 766: Well,...

Consecutive work commute number 766:

Well, after 13 years of bicycle commuting it finally happened. I got hit by a car.

My good road bike was still on the repair stand waiting for parts, so I...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

I actually thought about you as I went around...

I actually thought about you as I went around every sharp corner! Having a freshly healed sternum is bad enough without adding injuries like yours to the mix.
Forum: Commuting
06-27-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 756: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 756:

Installed a new seat and did some work on the bottom bracket of my road bike last night. Was looking forward to the 21 mile ride today to try out the...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Hello boys and girls. It's time for the week nine...

Hello boys and girls. It's time for the week nine fun-filled edition of the Tundra_Man Heart Surgery Newsletter. I hope everyone purchased their secret decoder ring to unlock the special message...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Well thank you for that earworm. :bang: :)

Well thank you for that earworm. :bang:

:)
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Got up early and walked three miles, then got on...

Got up early and walked three miles, then got on the bike and rode to work. Today will be the furthest I've ridden since my surgery, with the client schedule requiring me to ride about 21 miles...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Back to work after my six week heart surgery...

Back to work after my six week heart surgery vacation. I've recovered surprisingly quickly and as a result I was able to ride my bike to work this morning, which means my consecutive bicycle...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

And here we go with another edition of the...

And here we go with another edition of the Tundra_Man heart surgery newsletter. If you no longer wish to see these updates, simply click on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of this message....
Forum: Commuting
05-29-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Welcome back to the week five edition of the...

Welcome back to the week five edition of the Tundra_Man heart surgery newsletter. I'm hoping this week's episode is a little shorter, as I continue my recovery and slowly return back to normal life,...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Well, I'm back. Sorta. I took a week long hiatus...

Well, I'm back. Sorta. I took a week long hiatus from the internet after my surgery to try and focus more on my recovery. But here's part of the story for anyone interested:

Wednesday morning of...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Well, my consecutive work commute streak most...

Well, my consecutive work commute streak most likely comes to an end after today. I've ridden to work seven hundred forty two times in a row without driving. The last time I drove to work was Feb...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,162
Posted By Tundra_Man

Had a great talk on the way home with a friend...

Had a great talk on the way home with a friend and fellow commuter. Greg came up behind me (he rides way faster than I do) and slowed down and we chatted for about a mile. We decided that every...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 183,812
Posted By Tundra_Man

Found myself on the ground after I hit some black...

Found myself on the ground after I hit some black ice one dark morning.
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