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Forum: Commuting
12-31-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

Bizman (PA) ________________ 8471 (9011 total...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 8471 (9011 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
12-31-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

12/18/19 Evening Commute: 27F wind 7mph WNW,...

12/18/19 Evening Commute: 27F wind 7mph WNW, Cloudy

12/19/19 Morning Commute: forgot to recoprd
12/19/19 Evening Commute: Clear, 36F, wind 5mph SSW

12/20/19 Morning Commute: Clear, 26F,...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

12/11/19 Evening, just rode a mile to my son's...

12/11/19 Evening, just rode a mile to my son's winter concert. The lyft the wife ordered was big enough to throw the bike into so we all took that home. Weather: 35F, Wind 4 mph SW

12/12/19...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 8197 (8687 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 12/10/19 - Overcast, 30F, Wind 7...

Evening Commute 12/10/19 - Overcast, 30F, Wind 7 mph WNW, so nice little headwind for my entire ride home.

Morning Commute 12/11/19 - Clear, 23F, Wind 4 mph S, I know some of y'all deal with...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Good luck finding something new

Good luck finding something new
Forum: Commuting
12-10-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 12/6/19 - Mostly Cloudy, 47F,...

Evening Commute 12/6/19 - Mostly Cloudy, 47F, Wind 10 mph WNW

Morning Commute 12/9/19 - Overcast and light rain, 52F, Wind 15 mph S
Evening Commute 12/9/19 - Light Rain 59F, Wind 15 mph SW
...
Forum: Commuting
12-06-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 7889 (8393 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
12-06-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Been a bit busy the last couple of days, so...

Been a bit busy the last couple of days, so haven't been posting, but here goes:

Evening Commute - 12/3/19 40F winds between 12-20 mph

Morning Commute - 12/4/19 37F winds in the teens again...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute - 11/29/19 44F Morning...

Evening Commute - 11/29/19 44F

Morning Commute - 12/2/19 35F windy, but not severe (12 mph winds) roads were still a bit wet from some "winter mix" we got last night but nothing major. Even...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 7767 (8303 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening commute - 11/27/19 50F 20 mph wind with...

Evening commute - 11/27/19 50F 20 mph wind with 35 mph gusts, this was a pain in the *** and that wind kicked my *** However, I learned a Kroger prime rib Thanksgiving dinner for four can be carried...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,415
Posted By liampboyle

In all honesty, that's been how I handled things...

In all honesty, that's been how I handled things most of my riding life. It's only been the last two years or so I've broken down and started getting actual cycling gear. I rode many winters in work...
Forum: Commuting
11-27-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute - 11/26/19 56F light rain - it...

Evening Commute - 11/26/19 56F light rain - it was raining just enough to break out the new rain cape (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DJW6VV9/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute - 11/25/19 57 - since I had...

Evening Commute - 11/25/19 57 - since I had ridden in in my office clothes and a jacket that morning, I started riding home that way with the jacket open. That had to come off after about a mile,...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By liampboyle

I'm upgrading from a coleman rain poncho that...

I'm upgrading from a coleman rain poncho that couldn't quite reach the handle bars.
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,632
Posted By liampboyle

https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/a-state-by-s...

https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/a-state-by-state-guide-to-biking-under-the-influence
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By liampboyle

What type of rain cape? I just picked up this...

What type of rain cape? I just picked up this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DJW6VV9/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 along with some boot style shoe covers: ...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,632
Posted By liampboyle

Yeah, that's happened to me quite few times,...

Yeah, that's happened to me quite few times, usually the driver ends up waving me through. Occasionally I wave the driver through.
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening commute 11/22/19 40F - nothing of note...

Evening commute 11/22/19 40F - nothing of note other than a few crappy drivers straddle passing a bit to close.

Morning commute 11/25/19 36F - Just nice, crisp clear day. Made this morning's...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 7619 (8115 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,415
Posted By liampboyle

Also, Scotchguard - Winter is rainy season here,...

Also, Scotchguard - Winter is rainy season here, I'm scotch guarding my gear near constantly.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,632
Posted By liampboyle

KY has a "dead red" law for cyclists :) So, I'm...

KY has a "dead red" law for cyclists :) So, I'm not breaking the law if I run one provided I have come to a complete stop and waited 120 seconds or two light cycles.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,415
Posted By liampboyle

Can't give you feed back on the gloves yet as...

Can't give you feed back on the gloves yet as they're a bit too new. Most of the time I ended up sweating with the jacket and once in awhile it's time for long johns under the pants. But yeah, for...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,415
Posted By liampboyle

I use the Lixada Men Cycling Jacket...

I use the Lixada Men Cycling Jacket (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MFCJRC5/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1), Ynport MTB Pants...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,632
Posted By liampboyle

There's a residential neighborhood I go through...

There's a residential neighborhood I go through where I do "Idaho stops" at the stop signs quite a bit, but not if there are already cars in the intersection.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 11/21/19 56F - got the bike back...

Evening Commute 11/21/19 56F - got the bike back from the shop, yay.

Morning Commute 11/22/19 43F Rain - I like big bars and I cannot lie - you other bikers can't deny ....

Ok, so far I'm...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,013
Posted By liampboyle

I've taken the bus the last two days due to the...

I've taken the bus the last two days due to the bike being in the shop - It's horrid (plus it's a 35 min walk to the g**d*** bus stop, which is like the entirety of my bike commute.)
Forum: Commuting
11-21-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By liampboyle

Da Brim...

Da Brim (http://www.dabrim.com/html/products/cycling/classic.htm) you say? I like the looks of the classic. I may have to get one.
Forum: Commuting
11-21-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,013
Posted By liampboyle

I just grind it out, and tell myself "Better...

I just grind it out, and tell myself "Better weather is coming." Fortunately, KY has fairly mild, though wet winters.
11-20-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,607
Posted By liampboyle

I have these Bushwhacker Omaha - Bicycle Grocery...

I have these Bushwhacker Omaha - Bicycle Grocery Pannier...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,747
Posted By liampboyle

I've ridden through lots of "shady" neighborhoods...

I've ridden through lots of "shady" neighborhoods at all hours and never had a problem. Most likely because I usually look a broke person, but I do have a CCDW permit. I've luckily never had to...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute - 11/18/19 42F - Shifting was...

Evening Commute - 11/18/19 42F - Shifting was still seeming to work alright, but again it's below freezing I tend to get those issues. The "spongy" brakes I noticed on my morning commute turned...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute - 11/15/19 37F - Bike was able...

Evening Commute - 11/15/19 37F - Bike was able to shift for about two miles before it got stuck again.

Morning Commute - 11/18/19 39F - Over the weekend I reversed the directional tires so they...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 7603 (8099 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 11/14/19 43F - warmed up enough...

Evening Commute 11/14/19 43F - warmed up enough I could shift again :)

Morning Commute 11/15/19 26F - Bike went back into Fixie mode.

Coming up to the pictured intersection I went to merge...
11-14-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By liampboyle

I'll try the barrel adjuster again in the...

I'll try the barrel adjuster again in the morning, thanks.
11-14-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By liampboyle

I did the barrel adjustment (2 clicks) and it...

I did the barrel adjustment (2 clicks) and it didn't do much of anything. I have a Jones H-Bar on the way to replace the flatbar anyway, so instead of installing it myself, I'll take the bike into...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Nice. Evening Commute 11/13/19 32F - I...

Nice.

Evening Commute 11/13/19 32F - I think my headlight is starting to give up the ghost. Not holding a charge very long, and drivers don't seem to notice me coming towards them as easily. I...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

THANK YOU!!!! I'll be looking for those cables...

THANK YOU!!!! I'll be looking for those cables rather than going with the stock Shimano stuff.
Forum: Commuting
11-13-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening commute 11/12/19 16 - the bike had...

Evening commute 11/12/19 16 - the bike had warmed up enough in the office that I was able to get it back on the largest chainring on the front and the 4th largest cog on the rear. After I had gotten...
11-13-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By liampboyle

The top one (silver) Apparently the model #...

The top one (silver)

Apparently the model # is RD-M761

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20191113_103711_e0ac889183b4bde8b3215cfba48d7a8d33e04413.jpg...
11-12-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By liampboyle

Honestly I just don't know. I was looking for a...

Honestly I just don't know. I was looking for a model # earlier but couldn't find it. I bought the bike used from my LBS.
11-12-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By liampboyle

Ok, Shimano deore XT shifters, I can't see any...

Ok, Shimano deore XT shifters, I can't see any frays in the cable, and if I pull on the exposed part of the cable it does pull in the rear derailleur.
11-12-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By liampboyle

Shifting Issues Kona Caldera XC Hardtail

Shifting issues - while the bike will easily and reliably go to a smaller cog on the cassette it does not always like to shift to larger cogs. This gets worse the colder it gets. The same thing...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening commute 11/4/19 54 F clear Morning...

Evening commute 11/4/19 54 F clear

Morning commute 11/5/19 45F
Evening commute 11/5/19 51F

Morning commute 11/6/19 32F - Rear derailleur was not wanting to move to larger cogs, I was...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 7447 (7943 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 10/28/19 - 63F, 5.78 miles in 32...

Evening Commute 10/28/19 - 63F, 5.78 miles in 32 min

Morning Commute 10/29/19 - 52F, 5.55 miles in 30 min
Evening Commute 10/29/19 - 60F, 5.95 miles in 31 min

Morning Commute 10/30/19 -...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 49,936
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 8343.3 (9128.3 total) [175/187]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 7209 (7671 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 5649 (8921 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 77,093
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute - 10/28/19 42F took is slow this...

Morning Commute - 10/28/19 42F took is slow this morning. Forgot to charge my headlight over the weekend, so it started telling me charge was running out about 10 minutes into the ride. ...
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