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Forum: Commuting
11-19-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Sailguy

Hopefully this clears it up. I made the aluminum...

Hopefully this clears it up. I made the aluminum bracket in order to hold two tail lights instead of one.

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Forum: Commuting
11-19-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

jr98664__________7200 buzzbee__________6100 ...

jr98664__________7200
buzzbee__________6100
SSSTANG_________5620
JeffPoulin_________5318
K'Tesh___________5000.0
woodway_________4852
consularrider______4835
scoatw___________4541...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Sailguy

My taillight assembly

My brackets for my planet bike superflashes arrived yesterday. I was finally able to complete my taillight assembly for my rear rack. I still need to cut a piece off the plastic brackets to let the...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,922
Posted By Sailguy

Plutonix, see my post about 6 posts prior

Plutonix, see my post about 6 posts prior
Forum: Commuting
11-15-09, 04:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,922
Posted By Sailguy

@10 Wheels.. THe PBs are fine. The Mars 4.0...

@10 Wheels..

THe PBs are fine. The Mars 4.0 has a fundamental design flaw. They may be okay mounted to a bag or backpack, but not directly to the bike. I would just rather replace them w/ the...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,922
Posted By Sailguy

I have two Mars 4.0 blinkies and I find that they...

I have two Mars 4.0 blinkies and I find that they are junk in comparison to my one PB superflash. The reason is that both suffer from "Turn Itself Off Syndrome". Quite often I find that both of my...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-09, 12:52 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

r98664__________7000 buzzbee__________6100 ...

r98664__________7000
buzzbee__________6100
SSSTANG_________5482
JeffPoulin_________5175
K'Tesh___________5000.0
woodway_________4852
consularrider______4835
Skyler_WA________4462...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,981,491
Posted By Sailguy

Have at it! Mine are the older version of...

Have at it! Mine are the older version of these:

http://www.niterider.com/prod_minewt400dual.shtml
Forum: Commuting
11-10-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,981,491
Posted By Sailguy

My workhorse

Trek 520. Ortlieb Panniers. Nite Rider headlights. Cascadia Fenders. Perfect!
Forum: Commuting
11-10-09, 03:34 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

jr98664__________7000 buzzbee__________6100 ...

jr98664__________7000
buzzbee__________6100
SSSTANG_________5482
JeffPoulin_________5175
K'Tesh___________5000.0
woodway_________4852
consularrider______4835
Skyler_WA________4462...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

jr98664__________7000 buzzbee__________6100 ...

jr98664__________7000
buzzbee__________6100
SSSTANG_________5200
JeffPoulin_________5018
woodway_________4852
consularrider______4835
K'Tesh___________4639.2
Skyler_WA________4462...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,761
Posted By Sailguy

I have been using PB Fenders for years and love...

I have been using PB Fenders for years and love them. I just "upgraded" to their Cascadia fenders since it has the mudflaps. I haven't gotten the chance to put those through the rain paces yet, but...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

jr98664__________6700 buzzbee__________6100 ...

jr98664__________6700
buzzbee__________6100
SSSTANG_________5200
woodway_________4852
consularrider______4835
JeffPoulin_________4815
K'Tesh___________4539.2
Swifty____________4409...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Sailguy

How NYC is working to improve bike commuting

This is a great little video on how New York is making the city more commuter friendly.

http://www.streetfilms.org/archives/bike-lanes-in-the-big-apple/
Forum: Commuting
10-12-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

buzzbee__________6100 woodway_________4852 ...

buzzbee__________6100
woodway_________4852
consularrider______4835
SSSTANG_________4807
JeffPoulin_________4462
Swifty____________4409
scoatw___________3998
Skyler_WA________3951...
Forum: Commuting
10-10-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Sailguy

I didn't know ortliebs could sail!

I didn't know ortliebs could sail!
Forum: Commuting
10-06-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sailguy

If you think that the business is truly viable,...

If you think that the business is truly viable, #2 sounds great. Startups have the advantage of sharing upside (and downside) with the employees. The risk/reward ratio seems like it is better than...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Sailguy

Very nice. I am being encouraged by my employer...

Very nice. I am being encouraged by my employer paying for the train part of the commute so long as I continue to ride. All employers should behave that way!
Forum: Commuting
10-02-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Sailguy

Other than full shoe covers, there are toe covers...

Other than full shoe covers, there are toe covers to stop the ventilation. I have been considering getting these for the cold mornings, leaving the full shoe covers for the rainy days.
Forum: Commuting
09-27-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider______4,835 SSSTANG_________4807 ...

consularrider______4,835
SSSTANG_________4807
woodway_________4551
JeffPoulin_________4103
CigTech__________3864.3
scoatw___________3768
genel_____________3559
Skyler_WA________3528...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-09, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Sailguy

This evening, I made a left turn on green. Some...

This evening, I made a left turn on green. Some guy was pulling out of a parking spot and he never saw me. I had to veer completely into the oncoming lane to avoid getting hit by his front bumper...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-09, 09:49 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider______4,835 SSSTANG_________4636 ...

consularrider______4,835
SSSTANG_________4636
woodway_________4551
JeffPoulin_________3935
CigTech__________3864.3
scoatw___________3768
genel_____________3559
Skyler_WA________3528...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider______4,835 SSSTANG_________4636 ...

consularrider______4,835
SSSTANG_________4636
JeffPoulin_________3935
CigTech__________3864.3
scoatw___________3768
genel_____________3559
Skyler_WA________3528
K'Tesh___________3491.0...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,085
Posted By Sailguy

I roll the clothes with decent results. Fabric...

I roll the clothes with decent results. Fabric wrinkles when it presses on itself, removing that will remove the wrinkles.

-Shirt down first, opened all the way with the front up.
-Pants laid...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 4,776
Posted By Sailguy

As much as I like riding, I like sailing. ...

As much as I like riding, I like sailing. Nothing beats the daily 15-25kt winds in the SF Bay.
Forum: Commuting
09-14-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider______4,491 SSSTANG_________4180 ...

consularrider______4,491
SSSTANG_________4180
CigTech__________3864.3
JeffPoulin_________3858
genel_____________3559
scoatw___________3546
Skyler_WA________3528
K'Tesh___________3491.0...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider______4,491 SSSTANG_________4180 ...

consularrider______4,491
SSSTANG_________4180
CigTech__________3864.3
JeffPoulin_________3619
genel_____________3559
scoatw___________3546
Skyler_WA________3528
K'Tesh___________3491.0...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,273
Posted By Sailguy

Make sure your Rim tape hasn't moved to one side....

Make sure your Rim tape hasn't moved to one side. If it did, and one of the spoke holes is exposed, the tube will bulge out into it and it could rupture in that spot just as easily as if a thorn or...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,220
Posted By Sailguy

Bike (trek 520): -pump -saddlebag -2...

Bike (trek 520):

-pump
-saddlebag
-2 ortlieb panniers
-full fenders (soon to have mud flaps)
-rear rack
-custom built rack bracket that holds two Mars 4.0 taillights
- wheel reflectors
-...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Sailguy

Ortlieb Back Roller Plus. Totally waterproof...

Ortlieb Back Roller Plus. Totally waterproof (drybag panniers). Has a strap for carrying. Holds lots of stuff. Several colors to choose from. Very reflective patch on the sides.

The only...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider______4,491 SSSTANG_________4180 ...

consularrider______4,491
SSSTANG_________4180
CigTech__________3864.3
JeffPoulin_________3619
scoatw___________3546
Skyler_WA________3528
K'Tesh___________3491.0
woodway_________3401...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Sailguy

It could be the NiteRider Mini Newt Dual XL. I...

It could be the NiteRider Mini Newt Dual XL. I have those. I often get motorists commenting on it during the day on how they saw it from a mile or so away. Other riders often comment going the...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,756
Posted By Sailguy

I ride by the Barefoot Coffee Roasters on my...

I ride by the Barefoot Coffee Roasters on my evening ride. Complete torture.
Forum: Commuting
09-01-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,142
Posted By Sailguy

Brian, I found this route from the Great Western...

Brian, I found this route from the Great Western Bicycle rally, so I thought I'd give it a try. http://routes.home.att.net/gw34.txt. It would have been perfect with an ocean breeze, but it was...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,142
Posted By Sailguy

I did a 67 mile, 3000' climb ride on Saturday...

I did a 67 mile, 3000' climb ride on Saturday from Paso Robles to Morro Bay and back. I left at 6am to try an beat the heat, but it hit fiercely on the climb back. Not to mention, the offshore wind...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Sailguy

Very Cool! I was doing that with my daughter...

Very Cool!

I was doing that with my daughter going to preschool every day when our schedules aligned. She was on the tagalong. She loved it and she thought she was the coolest kid in the class....
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider_____4,057.10 ...

consularrider_____4,057.10
SSSTANG________3988.3
CigTech_________3864.3
Skyler_WA_______3528
K'Tesh__________3491.0
scoatw__________3462
Jeff_____________3449
woodway________3401...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Sailguy

Missing Bike Poster

This is pretty funny. Hopefully the thief gets whats coming to him.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/deryid/3835365190/
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By Sailguy

All about yellow. Be seen.

All about yellow. Be seen.
Forum: Commuting
08-19-09, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Sailguy

Car flashed lights at me

Last night riding home at about 10:30pm, I had a car flash it's lights at me because one of my two bike lights was pointed slightly high. I guess they are pretty bright. I'm using the NiteRider...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,177
Posted By Sailguy

I had cheapo trek panniers once. I would not...

I had cheapo trek panniers once. I would not recommend them. They fell off the rack several times. Also, even with the rain cover deployed, they filled up with water on wet commutes. I don't want...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-09, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,177
Posted By Sailguy

+1 Ortlieb

+1 Ortlieb
Forum: Commuting
08-18-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Sailguy

I am not sure if the colleges around here started...

I am not sure if the colleges around here started yet. The grade schools did. So we have parents late for work after dropping the kids off. The evening commute is about the same. It's just the...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Sailguy

Yup, school is back in session. sheesh

After a nice summer of commuting with calm, respectful drivers, the first day of school was today. Man, the nuts were out. The average pace of the cars seems to have picked up by 5-10 mph, and...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 28,426
Posted By Sailguy

consularrider_____4,057.10 ...

consularrider_____4,057.10
CigTech_________3864.3
SSSTANG________3706.77
Skyler_WA_______3528
woodway________3401
scoatw__________3394
K'Tesh__________3344.05
Jeff_____________3256...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,979
Posted By Sailguy

Probably. lol.

Probably. lol.
Forum: Commuting
08-15-09, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Sailguy

Bike Lane on Colbert Report Set

Just noticed that in front of Seven Colbert's desk, there is a bike lane painted on the floor. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
08-15-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Sailguy

Mongoose printed on the handlebars. Is the bike...

Mongoose printed on the handlebars. Is the bike a mongoose?
Forum: Commuting
08-15-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,979
Posted By Sailguy

Coldfeet.. *YOU'RE* that guy!! At least now I...

Coldfeet.. *YOU'RE* that guy!! At least now I know who it is.:lol:
Forum: Commuting
08-15-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By Sailguy

I love that you have almost no places that...

I love that you have almost no places that require you to lose your pace. One stop sign. Once questionably legal right hand turn followed by a left back onto the original road. :D Then lots of...
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