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09-19-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,014
Posted By truman

I have one of these that I just don't use. It's...

I have one of these that I just don't use. It's about 4 years old. PM me if you're interested in having it cheap.

Robot Check...
Forum: Touring
05-22-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By truman

I greatly prefer individual wrenches to a...

I greatly prefer individual wrenches to a multitool. In a little roll with individual pockets, it's easy to see if any are missing and sometimes you just can't reach the bolt or screw with the...
Forum: Touring
05-22-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By truman

That gives me something to work with. Thanks,...

That gives me something to work with. Thanks, folks.

This trip may morph into a Texas Revolution tour starting near Houston and including, San Jacinto, Goliad, Gonzalez, Washington on the Brazos...
Forum: Touring
05-13-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By truman

Touring South East Texas?

I'm checking to see what's between say Beaumont and the DFW area that'd make for a good 4-5 day solo tour. Anybody got must sees or must miss-es from that area?
Forum: Commuting
04-18-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,046
Posted By truman

Repeated for emphasis. Sometimes, during...

Repeated for emphasis.

Sometimes, during reinflation/topping off, the tube will push the rim strip off the spoke hole slowly and gradually, exposing the edge and eventually blowing the tube. ...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 56,068
Posted By truman

The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km) ...

The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km)
Brian@PedalBIG (TX)_________________286 (328 Total)
wphamilton(GA)______________________276
Tarwheel (NC)_______________________250 (356 total)...
Forum: Texas
12-12-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 22,812
Posted By truman

Our friends at The Spinistry...

Our friends at The Spinistry (http://www.spinistry.com/) are putting on some lovely gravel-grinder rides in the spirit of The Dirty Kanzaa - you might check in wit them.
Forum: Commuting
12-12-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,774
Posted By truman

110 plus >40% humidity plus 15-20 mph headwind. ...

110 plus >40% humidity plus 15-20 mph headwind. Survived by being old and stubborn and hydrating all day. 102-108 and windy was pretty much the entire 2011 summer, and I slogged through it just...
Forum: Touring
12-05-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,361
Posted By truman

http://www.geartrade.com/search/results/?searchTer...

http://www.geartrade.com/search/results/?searchTerm=patagonia#/2

You're welcome. ;)
Forum: Touring
12-05-12, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,345
Posted By truman

WTB Mountain Drops with 105 Brifters. Love,...

WTB Mountain Drops with 105 Brifters. Love, love, love them for roads, gravel, doubletrack and easy singletrack. Comfy for climbing, too.
Forum: Touring
12-05-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,605
Posted By truman

I keep a 10oz plastic flask in my pannier for the...

I keep a 10oz plastic flask in my pannier for the epic or scenic moments, to share or enjoy solo. I start out with something like a 12-15 year sherry cask scotch, like Aberlour, then refill with...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 94,983
Posted By truman

It's been crazy-warm here of late. The last...

It's been crazy-warm here of late. The last three mornings though, the temp has dropped from 66F, to 55F to today's 44F. Rides home consistently in the upper 60's. Makes me crazy trying to dress...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By truman

My first purpose-built commuter was a Miyata 310...

My first purpose-built commuter was a Miyata 310 I built up from a free frame/fork, some cheap-but-quality eBay and donor parts, garage sale finds (Campy crankset and Assos arm warmers, $6.00!) and...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
Forum: Commuting
12-04-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By truman

22 miles round trip. If I have a too-light...

22 miles round trip. If I have a too-light lunch, I'll try to eat an apple about a half hour before the ride home. I usually have one or a banana sitting around on my desk to stave off the...
Forum: Commuting
12-04-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
Forum: Commuting
12-03-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,518
Posted By truman

That 970 was my first MTB and a very...

That 970 was my first MTB and a very trail/street/tour-worthy ride. If I see one for sale in my size and good condition, I'll very likely buy it.

If I ever see the one that was stolen from me in...
Forum: Commuting
12-03-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,502
Posted By truman

On a perfect day, I drink a glass of water, do...

On a perfect day, I drink a glass of water, do 10-15 minutes of prayer/meditation, eat 1 egg, 2 bacon, 1 toast, then 20-30 minutes of full body calisthenics/workout via either the SWorkit Pro or...
Forum: Commuting
12-03-12, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
Forum: Texas
11-30-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By truman

I'll be out there with the Queen of Sweden.

I'll be out there with the Queen of Sweden.
Forum: Touring
11-30-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,725
Posted By truman

last big tour - I knew temps would range from...

last big tour - I knew temps would range from 20'sF to 100F.
I spent the money for a lighter tent, lighter sleeping bag and pad. Worth every dime.

I also resolved to only take 2 panniers and a...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________6106...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By truman

I'll agree that both OP's and the British...

I'll agree that both OP's and the British scenario described are the suck. My recent unpleasantness has had to do with greater numbers of motorists who go into the opposing lane on a residential...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,163
Posted By truman

Not left on the bike, but I did leave it, while...

Not left on the bike, but I did leave it, while on my bike...

On a cross country tour, in very rural Colorado, 50 miles into the day, I took a break on a bench in front of a store in a tiny ville...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________6106...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________6106...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,559
Posted By truman

I ride the train as part of my commute and...

I ride the train as part of my commute and wouldn't be all that comfy in Lycra either.

My commuting/pubcrawling/ city cycling pants are a pair of medium gray Target/Champion branded golf pants,...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________6106...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6044...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-12, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6044...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By truman

As have I. Today I rode in at 35F with only a...

As have I. Today I rode in at 35F with only a pair of boxer briefs under - no problem/discomfort.

I've gone as low as 15F in them with a baselayer under, and never chilled Willie in an undue...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6044...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,337
Posted By truman

I'm about in line with this but a few degrees...

I'm about in line with this but a few degrees warmer, because I'm a cold-sissy Texican. Today in the mid 30's I'm sporting a midweight Smartwool longsleeve baselayer under a Pearl Izumi Vagabond II...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6044...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,847
Posted By truman

There are headlights to be seen by, and there are...

There are headlights to be seen by, and there are headlights to see by. Two different use cases. Flashies are to be seen by, as anyone who's tried to navigate a busy discotheque by strobe light...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6044...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6044...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,710
Posted By truman

that

that
Forum: Commuting
10-24-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________5614...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________5420...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________5420...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
buzzbee (CA) _________________________5420...
Forum: Commuting
10-10-12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
buzzbee (CA) _________________________5420...
Forum: Commuting
10-09-12, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
buzzbee (CA) _________________________5420...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
buzzbee (CA) _________________________5420...
Forum: Commuting
10-05-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
buzzbee (CA) _________________________5420...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,407
Posted By truman

10-wheels - tell me about that seatpost pouch. ...

10-wheels - tell me about that seatpost pouch.

I got tired of taping up Superflashes to keep water out of the switch and keep the lens on the shell. Now I rock the Radbot on its mount on the...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-12, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________5276...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-12, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
dschue5(MN)___________________________5535 (9201 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________5276...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-12, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,669
Posted By truman

Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111 ...

Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6111
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6003 (8704)
dschue5(MN)___________________________5535 (9201 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________5276...
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