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Forum: Commuting
11-28-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,374
Posted By PaulH

I've been riding in snow for nearly 60 years....

I've been riding in snow for nearly 60 years. This link on winter cycling matches my experiences:

Copenhagenize.com - Bicycle Urbanism by Design: Overcomplicating Winter Cycling - Why It's Bad...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,605
Posted By KraneXL

That is always my preferred method.

That is always my preferred method.
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By BobbyG

That looks like a nice rain cape. I had made my...

That looks like a nice rain cape.
I had made my first one out of an old rain poncho, and then bought this one for a scooter, which was a little short, but I was more interested in staying cool. My...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,374
Posted By Necrohazard

Makes sense. I'd probably be needing thermal with...

Makes sense. I'd probably be needing thermal with the temperatures we get here - if I ever make the switch to commuting in winter.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,374
Posted By rumrunn6

one key is no exposed skin, check the winter...

one key is no exposed skin, check the winter sub-forum for tons more details from tons more ppl
...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By pdlamb

Tom, I think you're looking for Da Brim: ...

Tom, I think you're looking for Da Brim:
https://www.adventurecycling.org/cyclosource-store/apparel/head-hands-feet/sp/da-brim-sporty-helmet-visor/

The two people I've seen using them seem to...
11-15-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By hokiefyd

I'd start by shifting to about the middle of the...

I'd start by shifting to about the middle of the cassette and eye-balling the chain on its sprocket, from the rear of the bike. Is the derailleur's jockey wheel exactly centered on the sprocket? It...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 76,979
Posted By Tundra_Man

A few years ago after suffering through many of...

A few years ago after suffering through many of the same shifting problems I replaced the stock cables on my old winter bike with Jagwire stainless steel cables and lined housing. That put an end to...
11-12-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By NYMXer

Maybe start with a good component cleaning and...

Maybe start with a good component cleaning and light oil lube, making sure that it is cold weather rated. You can lube the cable with TriFlo but if you suspect internal fraying, just replace them....
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15,354
Views: 11,352,695
Posted By dickbandit

Recently converted my '95 Trek 830 from mustache...

Recently converted my '95 Trek 830 from mustache bars to fully upright bars. These are the Left Bank bars from Velo Orange in road diameter to fit bar end shifters. Used Rustines grips with the ends...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 76,979
Posted By pdlamb

Another crisp ride this morning, after which I...

Another crisp ride this morning, after which I recall the problem I have with commuting in cool weather: where do I drape everything to let it air out and dry? Fall riding is great, I don't come in...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 76,979
Posted By mgw4jc

Another clear, cool morning today. One guy had to...

Another clear, cool morning today. One guy had to pass me and then immediately make a right turn. I knew it was coming because he honked before passing to let me know an impatient driver was coming....
10-11-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By WizardOfBoz

We have a family next door with names like...

We have a family next door with names like Thomas, Colleen, Brendan, Aidan, Declan and Quintan. Seeing Liam reminded me of that.
10-10-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By dsbrantjr

Here is a chart with some tire/rim width...

Here is a chart with some tire/rim width suggestions, scroll most of the way down to see the chart. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html Note that the suggestions are not hard-and-fast. ...
10-10-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Whatever size, I want to be at least a couple mm...

Whatever size, I want to be at least a couple mm wider than the exterior width of the rim minimum.
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