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Forum: Touring
08-21-05, 11:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,286
Posted By bpave777

I'm also very happy with my Atlantis. I can't...

I'm also very happy with my Atlantis. I can't speak for anyone else who bought one, but once I started to look at them there was no other bike for me. So far it's my touring bike and my daily...
Forum: Touring
07-21-05, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,017,075
Posted By bpave777

Here's my rig from last weeks tour of the...

Here's my rig from last weeks tour of the California coastline:
http://www.cheeseinthewind.com/pics/tourdecoast/images/DSC02146.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-26-05, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By bpave777

my previous experience with frame pumps was...

my previous experience with frame pumps was limited to the older Silca's. anyone who has used these knows that they don't last. i have a drawer full of bent and broken ones. my new bike came with a...
Forum: Touring
04-06-05, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By bpave777

i was looking at those racks for my bike. doesn't...

i was looking at those racks for my bike. doesn't the Ultimate LowRider attach in other places besides at the skewers/hub. i see that their Cold Springs and Sherpa come with the skewer attachment...
Forum: Touring
04-05-05, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By bpave777

i recently brought a bike back from Copenhagen....

i recently brought a bike back from Copenhagen. the airline checked it as if they were checking a bag. i was allowed two pieces of luggage, and checked the bike as my second, and it was free. they...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-05, 05:31 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,946
Posted By bpave777

4c and clear on my last day here in Copenhagen. i...

4c and clear on my last day here in Copenhagen. i sent my bike back to SF already and dropped off the bike i rented in its place. it's going to be sad to leave. i'm going to miss my commute here, but...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-05, 06:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,244
Posted By bpave777

i just shipped my Batavus...

i just shipped my Batavus (http://www.satanio.com/pics/Day_in_DK/images/DSC00796.jpg) back to San Francisco yesterday. it's only a three speed (internal hub) so i might have to upgrade it to a 5...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-05, 04:53 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,946
Posted By bpave777

12c today here in Copenhagen, but with a killer...

12c today here in Copenhagen, but with a killer 30mph wind that's been around all weekend.

i'm sending back my commuter i bought here, so today i rented a bike...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-05, 08:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,871
Posted By bpave777

the bike i bought here in Copenhagen is about...

the bike i bought here in Copenhagen is about 40lbs
my bag w/ laptop is 14lbs
i'm weighing in at about 155lbs

total = 'um...i was led to believe there would be no math'
Forum: Commuting
01-05-05, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,985
Posted By bpave777

let's call it 3k for the year. ...

let's call it 3k for the year.

approximately 1,600 miles (being on the other side of the world from my commuter i can't look right now) on my computer, but i replaced my old computer in Aug. and...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-05, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By bpave777

many of the jackets that advertise being made...

many of the jackets that advertise being made with "WindStopper" are great for cycling.

i would advise you too look at jackets designed for bicycling, since almost all are made to be breathable....
Forum: Commuting
01-05-05, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By bpave777

those bikes are Rad!! there are tons of them here...

those bikes are Rad!! there are tons of them here in Copenhagen. they are made in Sweden, and called Kronan (http://www.kronancycle.com/kronancan/home.html). it might not get you up the hills quick,...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-05, 06:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,723
Posted By bpave777

105) these two-stroke scooters that ride in the...

105) these two-stroke scooters that ride in the bike lanes here in Copenhagen.
Forum: Commuting
12-16-04, 04:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,690
Posted By bpave777

thanks David, i'll check them out. very nice of...

thanks David, i'll check them out. very nice of ya to offer that info.

btw, i've got Kraftwerks "Tour de France" on my iPod and was listening to it earlier this week :)

Bjorn
Forum: Commuting
12-16-04, 04:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,690
Posted By bpave777

sorry to say i really didn't price much of the...

sorry to say i really didn't price much of the stuff he had. i just wanted that bell :)

i did ask about his bike prices, which are 7,000 DKK to 10,000 DKK (exch. rate today is 5.5 DKK to the $....
Forum: Commuting
12-16-04, 04:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,340
Posted By bpave777

i immediately thought of those SUV commercials...

i immediately thought of those SUV commercials that show a family in an SUV driving through a fairy tale storm, where trees are trying to grab the truck and s*it is falling all around them, but the...
Forum: Commuting
12-15-04, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,690
Posted By bpave777

i met Sögreni yesterday. i went to the shop to...

i met Sögreni yesterday. i went to the shop to check out his bikes, and he came out and introduced himself. a very nice guy. i was blown away by his bikes. they are perfect city bikes, and so well...
Forum: Commuting
12-15-04, 05:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,690
Posted By bpave777

most people don't carry much. i see some small...

most people don't carry much. i see some small backpacks occasionally, but no messenger bags. i actually get looks because of my messenger bag.

everyone has racks, and almost everyone has a...
Forum: Commuting
12-14-04, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,946
Posted By bpave777

39 degrees foggy and damp here in Copenhagen....

39 degrees foggy and damp here in Copenhagen. they're calling for rain for the remainder of the week. i'm getting my gear together.
Forum: Commuting
12-13-04, 03:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,690
Posted By bpave777

Regarding bike theft: my first day i went into at...

Regarding bike theft: my first day i went into at least five bike shops trying out various bikes. i asked the workers at each bike shop if bike theft was a problem in Copenhagen. they all agreed it...
Forum: Commuting
12-13-04, 04:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,690
Posted By bpave777

Copenhagen - The Bicycle Holy Land

my company has sent me to Copenhagen, where i've been now for a week. my first day here was spent in complete awe at the amount of bikes. they are everywhere. every intersection is a parade of...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-04, 02:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,281
Posted By bpave777

here's mine. it didn't come out so great. 4.4...

here's mine. it didn't come out so great. 4.4 miles each way:
http://www.satanio.com/pics/other/today/workandback.jpg
11-26-04, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By bpave777

i'm on my way. i'll be on a black GT fixie w/...

i'm on my way. i'll be on a black GT fixie w/ black wheels.
11-26-04, 11:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,497
Posted By bpave777

i'm 5'10" and i ride a 57cm. i've got long legs...

i'm 5'10" and i ride a 57cm. i've got long legs for my height. although, i'm gonna buy a 56 for track.
11-24-04, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By bpave777

i'm down. i just picked up a fixie and i've been...

i'm down. i just picked up a fixie and i've been having a blast on it. how can i find ya'll on Friday?

is the Bay City Relay Cup on Sunday? or are you just talking about doing that ride? looks fun...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-04, 02:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By bpave777

wow, dropping some big names there (C40,...

wow, dropping some big names there (C40, Rivendell). money must not be an object, you're lucky. all the Riv's are awesome (Atlantis, Rivendell, Rambouillet). i only hope you've got a good place to...
11-19-04, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By bpave777

i blew it and didn't make it. i did ride down...

i blew it and didn't make it. i did ride down there and check out the course late in the afternoon. it looked amazing. sounds like it was some good racing.
Forum: Commuting
11-18-04, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,794
Posted By bpave777

ooh! good point Michael. i'll still take my...

ooh! good point Michael. i'll still take my chances, keeping in mind to aim for the other cheek.
Forum: Commuting
11-16-04, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,794
Posted By bpave777

i just carry my u lock in my back pocket. i have...

i just carry my u lock in my back pocket. i have an OnGaurd mini. it fits easily in the back pocket of my Dickies, and it doesn't get in the way when i ride. it also lightens up my saddle bag...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-04, 02:43 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,802
Posted By bpave777

picked up my dog Ginger on the way home. she...

picked up my dog Ginger on the way home. she looked so cute in my saddle bag that i had a friend take a picture:
http://www.satanio.com/pics/other/today/44378071301_468.jpg
11-11-04, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By bpave777

yeah, i haven't either. i've been commuting...

yeah, i haven't either. i've been commuting daily, but it's so short i don't know how much it's helping. it'll be fun regardless. might be kinda muddy too the way the weathers been.
11-10-04, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By bpave777

Stumptown Gran Prix of Cyclocross

these are absolutely amazing pictures. i hope the person who took 'em doesn't mind me forwarding the link:
http://www.pbase.com/turnert/cyclocross

in other news, Race #3 of the Pilarcitos series...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-04, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By bpave777

i check my tires everyday before my ride. it's a...

i check my tires everyday before my ride. it's a habit.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-04, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,810
Posted By bpave777

for over a year i was wearing various types of...

for over a year i was wearing various types of packs. every one of them eventually made me sore. either shoulders, neck or back. mind you i lug a 7 lb. laptop everyday, along with other gear. just...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-04, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By bpave777

There are 400 people in our San Francisco office....

There are 400 people in our San Francisco office. From the looks of our bike locker room we've got about 18 people avg. that commute via bicycle. By the looks of the foot traffic (walking to bus/bart...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-04, 02:32 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,802
Posted By bpave777

OMG! mirona you're killin' me! where are the...

OMG! mirona you're killin' me! where are the cars/buses/taxi's/streetcar tracks/etc??

i'm seriously glad you don't have that. i'll live vicariously through ya'lls commutes that don't have those...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-04, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,269
Posted By bpave777

i like your style tacomee

i like your style tacomee
Forum: Commuting
11-03-04, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,946
Posted By bpave777

It's kinda hard to see in this picture, but...

It's kinda hard to see in this picture, but here's the traffic tonight getting on the Bay Bridge. It's about 8 blocks long.

This is a view out my office window, looking down Folsom Street:
...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-04, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By bpave777

LOL! we had about a weeks worth of summer this...

LOL! we had about a weeks worth of summer this year.

I'll plan on gearing up a bit before I go. Winter in SF means a wool jersey, a pair of Dickies, raingear (for today that's for sure), and maybe...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-04, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By bpave777

Thanks for the reply Shannon. I've read about...

Thanks for the reply Shannon. I've read about that bike program, but I just don't know if it's reliable enough for everyday commuting. Plus, I've got no idea if those bikes are any fun for a weekend...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-04, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By bpave777

Looks like my company is sending me to Copenhagen...

Looks like my company is sending me to Copenhagen December 1st - January 15th. Of course the first thing I thought about was, 'what's it going to do to my daily therapy (riding)?'

I know that...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-04, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By bpave777

i do the same. can't beat a pair of dickies or...

i do the same. can't beat a pair of dickies or eqiv. $19. they actually hold up real well when you go down too.
11-02-04, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By bpave777

are you sure the Soma Double Cross is compact? i...

are you sure the Soma Double Cross is compact? i don't think it has a sloping top tube. isn't that the indicator?
Forum: Commuting
11-02-04, 12:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,477
Posted By bpave777

WOW! thanks John. that was really great reading.

WOW! thanks John. that was really great reading.
Forum: Commuting
11-01-04, 12:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,698
Posted By bpave777

same here. i never see 'em locked to bikes here...

same here. i never see 'em locked to bikes here in the city. just figure there's probably a reason for that.
10-26-04, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,064
Posted By bpave777

that's a great shot. oh man you look like you...

that's a great shot. oh man you look like you were having so much more fun than i do in this pic (btw, i was having a great time):...
10-25-04, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,064
Posted By bpave777

oh man, my friends told me about your finish....

oh man, my friends told me about your finish. that must have been tough. hope you didn't hurt yourself. were you wearing a green and red striped jersey?

the next race of that series is going to be...
10-25-04, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,064
Posted By bpave777

Anyone in the Bay Area make it to the Pilarcitos...

Anyone in the Bay Area make it to the Pilarcitos race yesterday at Candlestick? (http://www.pilarcitos.com) It was my first CX race. I loved it. I'm going to do a couple other races in this series...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-04, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,753
Posted By bpave777

commute distance = 4.5 miles bus/train = 45min ...

commute distance = 4.5 miles
bus/train = 45min
car (the one time i barrowed one to go to work) = 30min
motorcycle = 15min

bicycle = 18min
Forum: Commuting
10-22-04, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,492
Posted By bpave777

WTF? what's wrong with people. Kevin i think your...

WTF? what's wrong with people. Kevin i think your response is ridiculous. a "gentleman's" knife? please. i'm sure *that's* going to help you against a 1 ton truck. if you're worried about the boogey...
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