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Forum: Commuting
10-28-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Eric S.

I've been working a security job for almost 6...

I've been working a security job for almost 6 months and wish I could use drop bars. The work bike has grips with quasi bar ends but it's not enough to avoid hand pain over an 8 hour shift.

Nice...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,727
Posted By Eric S.

I shouldn't turn this into a Grip Shift...

I shouldn't turn this into a Grip Shift discussion but I love 'em. Inexpensive and they just plain work, in my experience on two of my MTB commuters.
07-31-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Eric S.

I'd guess you might be able to detect a...

I'd guess you might be able to detect a difference in bearing smoothness. If I were in this buying situation I'd probably go with Tiagra; heck, if I were in the market for a new bike I'd likely look...
Forum: Commuting
07-05-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,974
Posted By Eric S.

Nashbar used to offer house-brand Kevlar-belted...

Nashbar used to offer house-brand Kevlar-belted 26x1.25 tires that I used for a long time. I forget their pressure rating; maybe 90psi.

I now ride Continental Tour Ride/Ride Tour 26x1.75 at...
06-26-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,329
Posted By Eric S.

I used to be a pedal snob - rode MTB shoes with...

I used to be a pedal snob - rode MTB shoes with SPD pedals for commuting and changed shoes if going to work. Eventually I found the magic medium with Zefal mini-clips. If you have street shoes that...
06-15-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Eric S.

I've had a couple pairs of Continental Ride Tour...

I've had a couple pairs of Continental Ride Tour (used to be called Tour Ride) in 700x28 for over 3 years and never had a flat. I also have them on two MTB commuters - still never a flat. They run...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,510
Posted By Eric S.

The only downside to commuting is the planning. ...

The only downside to commuting is the planning. Charging batteries, preparing meals, checking the bike long before leaving home in case a tire went flat overnight.
05-15-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By Eric S.

Only one of my bikes is 10sp and when setting it...

Only one of my bikes is 10sp and when setting it up, I left the 9sp chain on to see how it would work.

It doesn't!
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