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Posted By ScotteeD

Kenda K Rad 2.3 x 26

I am currently running these K Rads as my commuter tires on my Scott Aspect 45. I run around 75 lbs pressure front and back and have had no issues in the last 400 miles since installing.

My delima...
Forum: Commuting
12-31-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,248
Posted By ScotteeD

I just logged 3000 miles and some change and well...

I just logged 3000 miles and some change and well over 200 days ridden for the year.

My early year wreck with a possum on a slick corner into a guardrail cost me 2 months of commuter miles and a...
12-31-10, 07:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,638
Posted By ScotteeD

I just logged 3000 commuter miles for the year...

I just logged 3000 commuter miles for the year this week.

I log between 80 and 100 bike miles a week along with working on my feet for 12 hour shifts in a box manufacturing plant. I weighed 255...
11-27-10, 08:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,276
Posted By ScotteeD

We are starting to develop a strong bike...

We are starting to develop a strong bike community in Kansas City, Mo. Our local government has started to recognize a need to share the road, they are starting to create protected bike lanes on...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-10, 04:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 101,813
Posted By ScotteeD

PM Sent

PM Sent
11-16-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By ScotteeD

You just need to make an effort to walk past the...

You just need to make an effort to walk past the car keys and grab the bike.

I gave my brand new truck to my son when I decided that I had had enough with daily driving. As of right now I am...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 101,813
Posted By ScotteeD

I think this a good idea. I have a couple of...

I think this a good idea. I have a couple of Camelbak packs and a Banjo Bros. mess bag that I no longer use. I am open for any trades.
Forum: Commuting
10-04-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,051
Posted By ScotteeD

1. How old are you? 41 2. How far is...

1. How old are you? 41


2. How far is your commute to work? 5.5 miles


3. How many days a week do you commute? 5 - 6

4. Do you commute year around? Yes
Forum: Commuting
06-01-10, 06:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,624
Posted By ScotteeD

I used a Camelback for many years and I tried...

I used a Camelback for many years and I tried every model they have.

Then one day I bought a Banjo Bothers messenger bag and never looked back. I go everywhere with it, I carry all of my bike...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-10, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By ScotteeD

A lot of the companies apply the decals to the...

A lot of the companies apply the decals to the frame then apply the clear coat finish. I would say that is why you see the shadow.
Forum: Commuting
06-01-10, 06:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,546
Posted By ScotteeD

Anti theft device on shopping cart's? You have...

Anti theft device on shopping cart's? You have got to be kidding.
05-24-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,515
Posted By ScotteeD

That was my thoughts exactly. Had he...

That was my thoughts exactly.

Had he slowed down and let the bus pass, it would have most likely turned into a cat and mouse game.

She sure was quick to put the blame on him as soon as the...
05-24-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,914
Posted By ScotteeD

It does not appear that he lost his privilege to...

It does not appear that he lost his privilege to drive.

http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2010/may/20/drunken-driver-who-killed-lawrence-woman-bicycle-s/
05-21-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,914
Posted By ScotteeD

Here is an...

Here is an update.......http://www.kctv5.com/news/23631911/detail.html
04-05-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,914
Posted By ScotteeD

60 days in jail for killing cyclist

http://www.kctv5.com/news/23049199/detail.html

I just don't get it.:mad:
Forum: Commuting
03-30-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,069
Posted By ScotteeD

I think the Dynamo is a pretty good package, I...

I think the Dynamo is a pretty good package, I would try to ride both of them and see which one fits and feels the best.
03-30-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,654
Posted By ScotteeD

32 X17.......Been riding single speed on and off...

32 X17.......Been riding single speed on and off road for a couple years. Not sure if I will ever go back to gears.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-10, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By ScotteeD

Bicyclewheelwarehouse.com

Bicyclewheelwarehouse.com
08-07-09, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By ScotteeD

Going car free

Ok....So I have been a bike commuter off and on for the past few years and I have around 700 miles so far this year.

I turn 40 on Saturday and have been thinking about what I can change in my life...
07-22-09, 05:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,688
Posted By ScotteeD

First off,the tubes that come with new bikes are...

First off,the tubes that come with new bikes are cheap and so are the tubes that you get at most shops.

I switched to using Michelin tubes that I purchase online. I have been running the same...
07-15-09, 09:55 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,937
Posted By ScotteeD

Whether you are skinny or a little stocky, people...

Whether you are skinny or a little stocky, people are still going to laugh at you and make snide remarks.

The first time I showed up at my current job on my bike I had alot of people staring and...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-09, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By ScotteeD

I don't think these girl's would know what hit...

I don't think these girl's would know what hit them after having sex with a guy that bikes everyday.

I don't know about all of you, but my sex drive is through the roof when I ride everyday.

It...
03-18-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By ScotteeD

I enjoy your ride pics also. Most of my scenery...

I enjoy your ride pics also. Most of my scenery involves pavement,cars,and buildings. Your pictures remind me there is is life outside of work.

Speedplays on a K2.......Thats a crime.:D
Forum: Commuting
03-18-09, 07:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,768
Posted By ScotteeD

Speedplay

Speedplay
03-14-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,694
Posted By ScotteeD

I choose to be bald and would never go back to...

I choose to be bald and would never go back to having hair.
Forum: Commuting
03-14-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15,277
Views: 11,123,235
Posted By ScotteeD

This is my 2009 commuter. I try to get a new bike...

This is my 2009 commuter. I try to get a new bike every year to abuse.
03-05-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By ScotteeD

5'8 210 lbs I commute 16 miles round...

5'8 210 lbs

I commute 16 miles round trip.Leave for work at 2 in the afternoon and then head for home between 11 pm and 3 am.

I have not checked the elevation but I have alot of hills...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-09, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,444
Posted By ScotteeD

What about some hard boiled eggs, wheat bread,...

What about some hard boiled eggs, wheat bread, and a bag of fruit or veggies. Almonds are a good quick afternoon snack also.
03-05-09, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By ScotteeD

I would say go with the size 49. My Sidi's fit...

I would say go with the size 49. My Sidi's fit true to size and have broken in very well.

They are one of the most comfortable pair of cycling shoes that I have ever owned.
03-01-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,203
Posted By ScotteeD

I did not see any bike bashing in any of the...

I did not see any bike bashing in any of the above post either.

However if you come on these boards asking opinions you should be prepared for the good and bad.

I would suggest that if you...
02-23-09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,012
Posted By ScotteeD

Tour de Cure 2008.... ended up riding 110 miles...

Tour de Cure 2008.... ended up riding 110 miles in 7:50 with 30 and 40 MPH Kansas head winds. Last 50 miles we're unsupported due to the sag stops running out of bottled water and fruit.

I...
02-23-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By ScotteeD

Rollerdave.....yeah that sounds more like it. I...

Rollerdave.....yeah that sounds more like it. I just know that he was really excited about being able to get out, heck he even had his entire family involved. I do hope that he is still exercising,...
02-23-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By ScotteeD

What ever happend to Screamin eagle?

I have been off the forum for quite sometime. I remember a newbie clyde named, I do believe, screamin eagle. I remember him getting a trike and starting to ride and then his mother fell ill and he...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,042
Posted By ScotteeD

Thanks for the heads up on this jacket. I just...

Thanks for the heads up on this jacket. I just bought it a few seconds ago.:thumb:
07-09-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By ScotteeD

I have been following Fatty and Susan's struggle...

I have been following Fatty and Susan's struggle for quite sometime myself. I am most definately getting the new jersey design that fatty has just released.

All of the profits from the sell of...
07-07-08, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By ScotteeD

You made a very good choice.:thumb: You...

You made a very good choice.:thumb:

You also bought at a good time, considering that Giant is raising prices on all of the 2009 models soon to be at a LBS near you.

Transportation cost is...
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Views: 1,037
Posted By ScotteeD

I carry a water bottle with just the powder...

I carry a water bottle with just the powder inside in my jersey pocket with (4) 2 Tspoon servings marked out in magic marker on the outside of the bottle. I carry 2 water bottles on my bike and just...
06-06-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By ScotteeD

What do your neighbors think?

My neighbors just shake their heads and then take another drag off a cigarette everytime they see me on the bike or loading it into the car.

Are you going riding again? is all they can say.
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06-06-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By ScotteeD

It's funny how getting everything in sync creeps...

It's funny how getting everything in sync creeps up on you.

It takes me 20 miles into a ride to get settled in and relaxed then my body takes over and I can let my mind wonder.
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Views: 395
Posted By ScotteeD

I picked up 2 pair of the padded booties that you...

I picked up 2 pair of the padded booties that you spoke of and will give them a try Sunday.

Thanks again
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Views: 395
Posted By ScotteeD

CliftonGK1 I bought my SIDI's in wide width...

CliftonGK1

I bought my SIDI's in wide width to combat what you described and I still come up with hot spots. Very frustrating, I have tried everything that I can think of except for the padded...
06-06-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By ScotteeD

I have always wanted to do that ride. However...

I have always wanted to do that ride. However that is a ride where I think you would be better off riding with someone else or in a small group.

Would you like to ride that next year or 2010 with...
06-06-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By ScotteeD

I give up sleep to ride. Sure this will probably...

I give up sleep to ride. Sure this will probably knock a few years off my lifespan, but hey we all have to sacrifice somewhere.

I also have 3 kids, a very supportive wife and work 50 hrs a week...
06-05-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By ScotteeD

http://www.ultramidwest.net/ Ultra 24 is...

http://www.ultramidwest.net/

Ultra 24 is actually in Ill.
06-05-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By ScotteeD

It is truly amazing that the more time I spend in...

It is truly amazing that the more time I spend in the saddle the more addicted I become to the sport.

I work at the bike shop as a hobby and for a great discount, just so I can be around bikes...
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By ScotteeD

Thanks Machka. That really put it in great...

Thanks Machka.

That really put it in great detail. All this time I was thinking it was just heat building up on the skin.
06-05-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By ScotteeD

Solo rider is what I'm shooting for. I am a...

Solo rider is what I'm shooting for. I am a loner by nature.

I already have some sponsorship locked down. It helps wrenching for a bike shop. My gear and bikes will be covered. Just need to get a...
06-05-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By ScotteeD

Thats alot of miles, Beanz. I'm just hoping to...

Thats alot of miles, Beanz. I'm just hoping to average 5000 to 7000 a year for the next 20 years. I probably have 5000 the last 3 years. I used to MTB only and never logged my miles. 5000 may be on...
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By ScotteeD

I have tried moving cleats back, forward, neutral...

I have tried moving cleats back, forward, neutral and have no luck getting rid of the hot spots. I probably have $500 worth of shoes and clipless pedals in my back bag from trial and errors over the...
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By ScotteeD

Foot Lotion

I have this issue with getting hot spots on rides that exceed 60 miles. I have tried different shoes, pedals, socks, pedal/cleat placement and even have a custom fit set of insoles. I will add that I...
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