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Forum: Commuting
08-22-08, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 27,767
Posted By OhiOH

I’ve broken my right one twice. Both due to bike...

I’ve broken my right one twice. Both due to bike crashes, last time in April. No surgery.

I’m just getting back to commuting daily due to other injuries and vacations, but other than having my...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-08, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,371
Posted By OhiOH

I love my IRO Rob Roy: ...

I love my IRO Rob Roy:

http://www.irofixedgear.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=12

She will be 1 year old tomorrow. Has a flip/flop rear end currently running at 46/18.
Forum: Commuting
02-19-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By OhiOH

I agree, not 'ultra' durable, but very...

I agree, not 'ultra' durable, but very comfortable. i love the 'less is more' padding.
Forum: Commuting
02-14-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,018
Posted By OhiOH

i think they assume i have had DUIs and have...

i think they assume i have had DUIs
and have lost my license.

enough said about the neighborhoods i ride through.
Forum: Commuting
12-04-07, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By OhiOH

I feel that commuting prevents colds. I’ve...

I feel that commuting prevents colds. I’ve noticed that since commuting year round (6 years) I don’t think I’ve had a ‘cold’ for more than a few days. I’ve decided that this is due to blowing ‘snot...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-07, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,475
Posted By OhiOH

I have to go to work.

I have to go to work.
Forum: Commuting
08-17-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By OhiOH

I spend 60% of my 28 mile RT commute on a bike...

I spend 60% of my 28 mile RT commute on a bike path.
08-16-07, 06:29 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 32,323
Posted By OhiOH

I’m 5’10” with the legs of a 5’8” person (thanks...

I’m 5’10” with the legs of a 5’8” person (thanks mom). I went with the 56 and have never bought a bike that fit me so well out of the box.

Nice bike ‘dirty’ if it wasn’t for the springs on your...
08-16-07, 08:16 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 32,323
Posted By OhiOH

I understand. Looks like I was a bit terse as well

I understand. Looks like I was a bit terse as well
08-16-07, 07:55 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 32,323
Posted By OhiOH

Pardon my ignorance. I missed the frame+fork...

Pardon my ignorance. I missed the frame+fork post. Just trying to help.
08-16-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 32,323
Posted By OhiOH

I’ve had one since Feb, using it exclusively as a...

I’ve had one since Feb, using it exclusively as a daily commuter.
It’s cool: Sweet ride, relaxed handling, great paint job. Components seem pretty solid, not great, but a good value.

It is...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-07, 06:33 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 6,940
Posted By OhiOH

4,010 + 28 = 4,038

4,010 + 28 = 4,038
Forum: Commuting
07-18-07, 06:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,292
Posted By OhiOH

I’m sorry, but this is a BAD practice no matter...

I’m sorry, but this is a BAD practice no matter where you are doing it.
Forum: Commuting
07-10-07, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,024
Posted By OhiOH

I’m a 46/18 (69”) SS. I like to spin 85-95+ and...

I’m a 46/18 (69”) SS. I like to spin 85-95+ and that gives me my 18-20 mph (my goal)
06-13-07, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By OhiOH

Seems reasonable

I just have to ask: what is a ‘P’ plate driver?


#17 ….. (usually a 'P' plate driver)
05-18-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By OhiOH

I have an ’86 1200 and it is vertical.

I have an ’86 1200 and it is vertical.
Forum: Commuting
03-21-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By OhiOH

Well just to complete the story. In early...

Well just to complete the story.

In early February I got impatient (big surprise) and started looking around. Over on the ‘Single Speed/Fixed Gear” site they were all gaga over IRO machines. I...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,604
Posted By OhiOH

u r on te right track

I’ve been using a dyi system for 3+ years. I started out with 14+ volts of AAs. Then 2 winters ago I switched to my Makita 14.4v 2.6 AH drill battery. I fastened + and – wires to the plastic covers...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-07, 09:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,263
Posted By OhiOH

Specialized Armadillos - 700x25. 1st set went 2....

Specialized Armadillos - 700x25. 1st set went 2. years no flats. Couldn’t get the right size when I had to replace them so I went with the Gator Skins, flatted the 1st week. Back on the Armadillos...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-07, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By OhiOH

1 wicking, 2 wool with gortex sox/booties over...

1 wicking, 2 wool with gortex sox/booties over top are good for me to around 32-35f
Forum: Commuting
01-08-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By OhiOH

Nope. As a matter of fact Roger (at I-PRO) had...

Nope. As a matter of fact Roger (at I-PRO) had told me mid December so I called him last week and he says “I’ll call them and give you a call back”. He called back a few minutes later and was not...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By OhiOH

thanks Ziemas .. gave them a call, but have none.

thanks Ziemas .. gave them a call, but have none.
Forum: Commuting
01-05-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By OhiOH

Sorry.. I should have said i need a 55 ...

Sorry.. I should have said i need a 55

thanks for the replies
Forum: Commuting
01-05-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By OhiOH

Bianchi San Jose Frustration

Anybody know where I can find one? I’ve ‘had my name on one’ since mid November that was supposed to be shipped in mid December. In frustration, I’ve called all the Bianchi dealers (I know of) in...
Forum: Commuting
05-23-06, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,144
Posted By OhiOH

I made this mistake

I made this mistake. I have an RX rack and an MTX bag (or visa versa - still not sure). The rails/tracks are different widths apart so I have to use the Velcro straps to fasten the bag to the rack...
06-23-05, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By OhiOH

My "Sunday Bike" is a LeMond Victoire. I call her...

My "Sunday Bike" is a LeMond Victoire. I call her "White Lightening".
Forum: Commuting
04-28-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By OhiOH

I drive to work on Monday, leave it there all...

I drive to work on Monday, leave it there all week and drive home on Friday. I use it as a bike garage/locker room. Since the kids are grown we really don’t need two vehicles at home during the week....
Forum: Commuting
04-22-05, 11:52 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,233
Posted By OhiOH

Thanks for the thread. I do 34 round trip, but...

Thanks for the thread. I do 34 round trip, but never felt like I fit in with the VLCC guys or was that the VC guys? I get those confused.
04-13-05, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 969
Posted By OhiOH

51 and an all season commuter. Thirty three mile...

51 and an all season commuter. Thirty three mile round trip. Missed one half of one round trip in 2004 due to weather. Not bad in Ohio.

Still looking for you on the path OldShacker. Riding clear...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-05, 07:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,588
Posted By OhiOH

They haven’t torn it down? ...

They haven’t torn it down?





Thanks for the photos. I wasn’t aware of the mountains outside Montreal. Glad the ice is gone away here!
03-28-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,523
Posted By OhiOH

I concur on the comfort of a road bike on long...

I concur on the comfort of a road bike on long rides. I have a MTB, hybrid and two road bikes; the road bikes win on comfort ‘hands down’ (pun intended). With the drop bars of a road bike you have...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-05, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By OhiOH

Put a pair of gortex booties over the wool sox...

Put a pair of gortex booties over the wool sox and you are good to 35f in the rain!.
03-17-05, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 323,606
Posted By OhiOH

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride? ...

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

LeMond Victoire (pure titanium fun), Trek 1200 – ‘89 (commuter), Trek 930 MTB – ‘92 (winter commuter)


2. Do you take any special...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-05, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By OhiOH

Sorry to hear of your bad luck. I worry...

Sorry to hear of your bad luck.

I worry about this. My best incentive to go to work (other than money) is I can ride. If I get laid off or they close the office and I ‘have’ to work from home,...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-05, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By OhiOH

Don't want to take your thread into one of those...

Don't want to take your thread into one of those VC ***** sessions, but I hate it when people do this. It disrupts the entire rythm of traffic. I know they are just trying to be nice.
Forum: Commuting
03-06-05, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By OhiOH

You are correct Dchiefransom. Here is their...

You are correct Dchiefransom. Here is their statement:

We count all miles, that otherwise would
have been driven in a motor vehicle. This includes
medical appointments, shopping, etc.

Ninty...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-05, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By OhiOH

Thanks ridealot. I can’t take any credit except...

Thanks ridealot. I can’t take any credit except for posting up some miles. Actually the newsletter is a big reason I belong, they do a great job.

I can see where Cinci would be a tough commute....
Forum: Commuting
03-05-05, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By OhiOH

The text below is from the Commuter Chronicles...

The text below is from the Commuter Chronicles Page of the Dayton Cycling Club’s March newsletter http://www.daytoncyclingclub.org/SNL/SnL2005.03.pdf (pages 10-11). Dayton and Cincinnati are a little...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-05, 09:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,058
Posted By OhiOH

I debated posting this because I don’t want to...

I debated posting this because I don’t want to loose what credibility I have. (I think I lost most lf it on the gun thread when I made some comment about carrying my Model ’38 Daisy Red Rider on my...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-05, 02:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,142
Posted By OhiOH

End Terrorism – Impeach Bush

End Terrorism – Impeach Bush
Forum: Commuting
02-24-05, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By OhiOH

I’m impressed! Complete w/diagram. Once again you...

I’m impressed! Complete w/diagram. Once again you have raised the bar.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-05, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By OhiOH

Lunch ?

Lunch ?
Forum: Commuting
02-19-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,885
Posted By OhiOH

Correct. The rear is a Shimano ‘500’. Mine has a...

Correct. The rear is a Shimano ‘500’. Mine has a Shimano ‘50’ front derailleur. I tried to make mine into a ‘hybrid’ after I bought a brand new Trek in 1988 (which is still my summer commuter).
...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-05, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,885
Posted By OhiOH

It is. I have its “twin” (Panasonic) in the...

It is. I have its “twin” (Panasonic) in the basement. It looks exactly the same except for the decals and mine has the shifters on the stem instead of the down tube. Even the same color and fork. I...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-05, 05:24 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 11,334
Posted By OhiOH

When they passed conceal/carry laws in my state I...

When they passed conceal/carry laws in my state I was appalled. Then one night I was riding home and saw a bumper sticker that said ‘the lottery is a tax for people who never learned math’. Armed...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-05, 08:11 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 11,334
Posted By OhiOH

People who own/carry hand guns should be shot,...

People who own/carry hand guns should be shot, many of them are as well as their children.

I usually don’t go into the political thing on a bike commuter board, but this is so stupid I can’t take...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-05, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,831
Posted By OhiOH

Hey Daily, thanks for asking and thanks to all...

Hey Daily, thanks for asking and thanks to all that responded. I was surprised by the number.

The update is: there is no update. I can say I haven’t had any problems with the busses on that...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-05, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By OhiOH

"Rain-X makes an anti-fog product. It's made for...

"Rain-X makes an anti-fog product. It's made for the inside of windshields and does the opposite of the original Rain-X. The inside product decreases surface tension on the glas so water sheets...
Forum: Commuting
01-28-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,429
Posted By OhiOH

There wasn't any ice on the pads/rims, but I...

There wasn't any ice on the pads/rims, but I couldn't see much of anything. Of course it was dark and cold as hell. It took me several minutes to pry the levers ('V' style) apart.

I like your...
Forum: Commuting
01-28-05, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,429
Posted By OhiOH

I’ve had this problem twice this year. It is...

I’ve had this problem twice this year. It is scary. I was riding down the hill leaving the neighborhood and had to stop for a school bus. I couldn’t squeeze the brake lever. Then WHAM! It broke free...
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