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Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,168
Posted By robertorolfo

As Tom said, everyone has a different situation,...

As Tom said, everyone has a different situation, and different parts of the city have different characteristics. When I moved in with my GF, I decided to sublet my old apartment rather than simply...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 28,495
Posted By mgw4jc

Putting on wet clothes is never fun. It isn't so...

Putting on wet clothes is never fun. It isn't so bad once they warm back up to body temp and you get going again.

Finally Friday and a very nice morning. The temp was down only a degree or two,...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,139
Posted By ChinookTx

Yup: ...

Yup:
...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By no motor?

Minimalist or not, I think the one thing we'd all...

Minimalist or not, I think the one thing we'd all agree on is a backup pair of underwear at work is the minimum to keep there when commuting.
06-11-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By medic75

This is from tonight's ride. I had to forgo the...

This is from tonight's ride. I had to forgo the gravel bike and use the mountain bike for this ride. There are sections that are a little too rough for the 700x40 tires on my gravel bike.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 28,495
Posted By Skipjacks

GORGEOUS That's how my commute was. I wished...

GORGEOUS

That's how my commute was. I wished I had left an hour earlier so I could have gone a lot further on the way in today.
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 28,495
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...
06-11-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,302
Posted By TimothyH

It still isn't clear whether the light comes with...

It still isn't clear whether the light comes with the portion of the mount which attaches to the helmet or if it has to be purchased separately.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 28,495
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: 1,157
Views: 28,495
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
06-03-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By chas58

rear view mirror, and active avoidance.

rear view mirror, and active avoidance.
06-02-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,322
Posted By Dr.Lou

Until I bought my Salsa Mukluk I’d never seen top...

Until I bought my Salsa Mukluk I’d never seen top tube mounts. Although I probably wouldn’t use one on a road bike, I like the utility provided for touring, adventure, fat and mountain bikes. I put a...
05-31-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By TimothyH

There are about 20 miles of gravel in the county...

There are about 20 miles of gravel in the county just to the west of me. Gravel sectors need to be connected with paved sectors, but that isn't really a bother when the paved sectors look like the...
05-31-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By TimothyH

I rode through some Wildlife Management Areas and...

I rode through some Wildlife Management Areas and some fine country roads today.

Ya'll come down. :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,630
Posted By ridingfool

I find one of the biggest things that makes a...

I find one of the biggest things that makes a cheap Jersey off Amazon verse a better one that cost . A hundred dollars or more is the zipper and back pockets on the cheap ones the stitching on the...
05-28-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By wsteve464

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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GO Pro outtake. View across Hansen Dam, LA County from a couple of days ago....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,630
Posted By atjurhs

your remark does not help answer the question

your remark does not help answer the question
05-27-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By TimothyH

User bonsai171 and I rode gravel today. ...

User bonsai171 and I rode gravel today.

This is Blue Car Body Rd. Totally not kidding about the name.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By blue192

#1...

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) take a lock and lock it on the person riding it so he cannot get away. #2...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,163
Posted By SylvainG

Looks similar to the Urban Circus jacket...

Looks similar to the Urban Circus jacket (https://urban-circus.fr/en/) I got last year. Got it when they were kickstarting it so got it for $100 CDN. I use it in cold weather and in cool weather...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,808
Posted By mgopack42

You guys crack me up. I literally laughed out...

You guys crack me up. I literally laughed out loud when I read this string of posts!
Forum: Commuting
05-22-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 28,495
Posted By mgw4jc

A pleasant ride with comfortable temps and...

A pleasant ride with comfortable temps and overcast skies this morning. Managed 15 miles for my 13 mile commute.
One red Mercedes SUV did an unnecessarily close pass. They had plenty of room to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,693
Posted By sdmc530

NUUN is my go to bike mix. One water and one...

NUUN is my go to bike mix. One water and one bottle with NUUN. I like the taste too.
05-20-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,746
Posted By Kovkov

There is no heavy bicycles there‘s only weak...

There is no heavy bicycles there‘s only weak riders :D
Forum: Touring
05-14-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,692
Posted By alan s

At this point in my life, work takes precedence....

At this point in my life, work takes precedence. I like my job and plan to keep at it for as long as I’m able. That means short tours of a week or so, and very short trips of 2-3 days. There are...
Forum: Touring
05-13-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,692
Posted By HTupolev

Not necessarily. Many jobs will deny requests to...

Not necessarily. Many jobs will deny requests to use tons of vacation time at once, not to mention that they'll often make vacation time buildup impossible by not allowing much year-to-year rollover.
05-13-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By TimothyH

I went for a trail run... ...

I went for a trail run...

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And found a random Civil War era iron...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,207
Posted By jadocs

Press on the helmet and it squeaks....

Press on the helmet and it squeaks. 😂😆https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1258/4665e10a_e69a_4429_ac59_fdf4b7c24098_5bb598d78b5433cd9df3fc440f7ae316756e4d5d.jpeg
Very helpful...
05-10-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,910
Posted By pbass

Got a pair of Ventures incoming--will report back...

Got a pair of Ventures incoming--will report back on how they compare to the ByWays on my local terrain.
05-09-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By FlashBazbo

Yes, I think the road bike industry would be much...

Yes, I think the road bike industry would be much better served announcing the product once it's in the pipeline and available for sale to individuals (or, at the very least, when it's available on...
05-07-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By Gladius

We rode Potash Road and Shafer Trail in Moab last...

We rode Potash Road and Shafer Trail in Moab last weekend....
05-06-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,290
Posted By mstateglfr

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05-06-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,479
Posted By wolfchild

Every month of the year is a bike month for me.

Every month of the year is a bike month for me.
Forum: Commuting
05-05-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,908
Posted By Minnesnowtan

Go 4 Seasons. Vectran, duraskin. Very flat...

Go 4 Seasons. Vectran, duraskin. Very flat resistant. Better tread compound.

Buy from Europe for better pricing.

But beware: "tyres" pull bike to left side of road, make sure you get "tires"....
05-01-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,494
Posted By Skipjacks

Keep the old bikes for as long as I can AND buy...

Keep the old bikes for as long as I can AND buy new bikes!

(This is the only correct answer. Pencils down. Test is over.)
04-26-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,046
Posted By thumpism

Write your will. It's the smart way to be sure...

Write your will. It's the smart way to be sure your wishes will be honored. Bikes to friends, crappy bikes to enemies, tools and parts to a co-op. Whatever you want to happen to the stuff, there are...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 28,495
Posted By Darth Lefty

Spare a prayer for Tundra Man today. Even if it...

Spare a prayer for Tundra Man today. Even if it went great, it's still not a good time.
04-23-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 134,733
Posted By TimothyH

North Georgia ...

North Georgia

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...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 28,495
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
04-15-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,271
Posted By noglider

I'm a human being

I heard some amazing stuff said today, and now I realize, I was the one who said it. I can scarcely believe what I heard and what happened.

I was riding my bike home on W 11 St. I was listening to...
Replies: 28
Views: 5,053
Posted By noglider

I don't know how to "encourage" people I see on...

I don't know how to "encourage" people I see on the MUP to be more considerate. Sometimes I will cover my eyes with my arm as a gesturing message, but they probably don't "hear" me.
03-03-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,153
Posted By Skipjacks

Rehabbing first born's bike for 2nd kid

UPDATED WITH THE LATEST PICS!!!

My daughter had to have a purple 16" bike for her first ride when she was 3. It's the bike she learned to ride on and she loved it. Now she's moved up to a 20" and...
Forum: Southeast
09-18-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,211
Posted By Juan Foote

Honestly, it's sort of straight, mostly flat, and...

Honestly, it's sort of straight, mostly flat, and kinda boring after the first time....however, what it IS, is a quantum leap forward in what could be a very viable transportation network...
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