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10-11-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,838
Posted By ironnerd

550 mile update. The kickstand is getting...

550 mile update.

The kickstand is getting floppy. Normally I would just pull it off, but I actually use it all the time.

Aside form that, no problems. Still runs fine.
It is a little...
07-01-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,744
Posted By ironnerd

Dude! That Rocks! Window fogging would be an...

Dude! That Rocks!

Window fogging would be an issue - maybe something like this: Wireless portable hair dryer...
06-27-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,838
Posted By ironnerd

veganbikes, you stepped into the wrong thread...

veganbikes, you stepped into the wrong thread with your "I know better" attitude. If you have that kind of attitude at the bike shop, you're one of the reasons LBS are dying out. Your attitude is...
Forum: Southeast
06-21-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 21,900
Posted By ironnerd

Darn Atlanta traffic...

Darn Atlanta traffic...
06-20-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,073
Posted By ironnerd

I would have told him (with a very straight face,...

I would have told him (with a very straight face, and deadpan delivery) it meant his shoes were too tight.
06-20-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,622
Posted By ironnerd

Oh... it fits. I've ridden it. The trick is...

Oh... it fits. I've ridden it.

The trick is talking my dad into letting me buy it. I suspect this will be a delicate negotiation.
06-19-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,622
Posted By ironnerd

Barn Find

Literally found this between two stacks of hay in my dad's barn. This was his bike back in the 1980's and we put a lot of miles on it (I had a similar bike).

I knocked of most of the hay, straw,...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,309
Posted By ironnerd

I wear shorts and a t-shirt on the commute, then...

I wear shorts and a t-shirt on the commute, then change into work clothes in the copy room. I just keep the work clothes neatly folded in a really big zip-top bag in my backpack. If anyone ever...
Forum: Introductions
05-12-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By ironnerd

I do miss Savannah (HAAF). Welcome to the...

I do miss Savannah (HAAF).

Welcome to the forum.
05-03-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,382
Posted By ironnerd

Customized by my coworkers... ...

Customized by my coworkers...

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The Sharpie fades after a while, and they touch...
05-01-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,838
Posted By ironnerd

New Bike Day

I could not figure out which board to put this on, so I punted.
I ride gravel, road, and commute... Anyway.

Motobecane Gravel X1

...
04-29-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,947
Posted By ironnerd

Here's an internet first... You make a good...

Here's an internet first...

You make a good point. I like your idea better.
Forum: Commuting
04-29-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,566
Posted By ironnerd

Eventually, it'll all just become "normal". I'm...

Eventually, it'll all just become "normal".
I'm okay with that.

When I was velo-commuting before, I generally felt good. My wife liked my butt, and the lady at the Red Cross checked my blood...
04-29-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,947
Posted By ironnerd

Water bottle full of ammonia. Squirt the mutt in...

Water bottle full of ammonia. Squirt the mutt in the face with that and he'll leave you alone.

My history teacher in HS gave me that tip. He was a distance runner, and tended to run into feral...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,566
Posted By ironnerd

Changes attributable to Velo-Commuting

Velo-Commuting, that's fancy talk for riding my bike to work.

What I have noticed after three weeks...
A poop-load more energy.
My legs hurt.
I can BREATH!
My heart feels better (don't ask me...
04-27-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,112
Posted By ironnerd

I agree. Deceleration, however, is a whole...

I agree. Deceleration, however, is a whole different issue.

It's not really an absolute MPH figure for me. It's based on the conditions. I would rather not pass a cop (again), but 50 mph on a...
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