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09-26-07, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By Teme

Ask from local cross-country ski-club about...

Ask from local cross-country ski-club about breath air warmers. They might be able to give you good advices how to survive with asthma and cold weather.

Teme
09-23-07, 06:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,100
Posted By Teme

Some places has signs, some places doesn't have...

Some places has signs, some places doesn't have them. At Helsinki are is quite good amount of signs (if they are not stolen or turned to point to wrong direction). So paper map is the "must". Quite...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-07, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15,291
Views: 11,040,452
Posted By Teme

nmanhipot, they have used plenty of force to put...

nmanhipot, they have used plenty of force to put those fenders to the correct place. I'll get closer pics how it was done.

Teme
09-18-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,100
Posted By Teme

Last night I realised why we have so much better...

Last night I realised why we have so much better sidewalks and riding possibilities. In Finland children are supposed to walk or ride to schools as long as distance is below 3km for lower grades...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15,291
Views: 11,040,452
Posted By Teme

My new bike. It's Rossano (http://rossano.fi/)...

My new bike. It's Rossano (http://rossano.fi/) 105 Touring with disc brakes. I use it for commuting, touring, utility cycling and for fun. We didn't have any extra room for more than one bike per...
09-18-07, 12:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,100
Posted By Teme

We don't have bike lanes at all (or very little)....

We don't have bike lanes at all (or very little). They rather put us to ride with predestians than cars, which has positive and negative sides. I've began to say about one street at Helsinkin:"It's...
09-16-07, 01:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,100
Posted By Teme

Today at Helsingin sanomat (major news paper at...

Today at Helsingin sanomat (major news paper at Helsinki) had short news item that Helsinki is trying to double number of bicycle riders. City officials will have public meeting next Wednesday where...
09-14-07, 11:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,100
Posted By Teme

Nowdays here the biggest towns in Finland are...

Nowdays here the biggest towns in Finland are really trying to reduce cars at the streets. The strategy usually contains 2 parts: Public transportation and bicycles. At least here they are doing...
Forum: Touring
09-14-07, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By Teme

Those are my favorites also. They were durable...

Those are my favorites also. They were durable compared to many normal tires. I didn't get even single flat with last pair of Marathons. Before that I used to have "too many flats". Unfortunately the...
09-14-07, 01:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,100
Posted By Teme

It's almost same everywhere in Finland. I love...

It's almost same everywhere in Finland. I love this country. I live 20km from center of Helsinki and I don't need car for anything. I can ride almost everywhere or take the public transportation. To...
Forum: Touring
09-02-07, 05:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 906
Posted By Teme

I'm trying to arrange one or two week bike trip...

I'm trying to arrange one or two week bike trip with whole family. It will requrie short daily distances (absolut max. is 30km), easy to get food during those km's and good sleeping places. Family...
Forum: Touring
08-28-07, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Teme

I just order Rossano Touring 105 with disc...

I just order Rossano Touring 105 with disc brakes. It costs 1600euros. I've read couple reviews about Rossano bikes and all of them are commenting that they are superb bikes. And I've heard same...
08-24-07, 08:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,553
Posted By Teme

Hm. Ok and one of the coolest feeling was at...

Hm. Ok and one of the coolest feeling was at dinner table. Our youngest one is 2-y and my wife (and other kids) are leaving us two to home together. I asked from her:"Do you want to go to bike ride?"...
08-22-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,553
Posted By Teme

I think that usually the coolest part is outside...

I think that usually the coolest part is outside the grocery store. I'm packing lot of food to the trailer and quite often some little kids starts to stare at me. Then he turns to his father and...
Forum: Touring
08-08-07, 11:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By Teme

I'm planning to buy touring bike with disc...

I'm planning to buy touring bike with disc breakes. I use my bike for commuting, to pull trailer with kids, touring etc. And here the weather is quite unstable. I got really scared with my V-break...
08-05-07, 11:32 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 286,055
Posted By Teme

Unfortunately there wasn't mushrooms which I...

Unfortunately there wasn't mushrooms which I know. We store blueberries to freezer. That's simplier than drying them. Part of the berries were used to the cake which we happily ate today and offered...
08-05-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 286,055
Posted By Teme

This is my bike and trailer. The trailer is...

This is my bike and trailer. The trailer is usually used to take food from store to home or to move 2 kids from one place to another. I was whole Friday afternoon and Saturday at forest so this time...
08-03-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,661
Posted By Teme

I always wear helmet. Long time ago I came to...

I always wear helmet. Long time ago I came to place right after ambulance where one older biker had felt down and hit her head to asphalt. Brain damage which could have been avoided with helmet. So...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 924,889
Posted By Teme

Wonderful! Usually I go to work directly and get...

Wonderful! Usually I go to work directly and get home directly. The round trip is around 16-20kms. Today I decided to check one new place for blueberries. The forest were we used to pick up those...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By Teme

Rain is main reason why I'm considering disc...

Rain is main reason why I'm considering disc brakes for next bike. I found wonderful touring bike which has such option. It costs quite a lot, but I need good commuting and touring bike. I also pull...
Forum: Touring
07-31-07, 02:40 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 333,314
Posted By Teme

I used to have only rear panniers. When going up...

I used to have only rear panniers. When going up to the hill it make riding very uncomfortable. Last year I divided the weight about 30% to front and 70% to back. The going was much more comfortable...
07-30-07, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Teme

We should make it unhorrible. That has happened...

We should make it unhorrible. That has happened to many articles already. We should make sure that it is neutral, has proper references, maybe even good images for utility cycles etc. Car free...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-07, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By Teme

Welcome to the group. I had to fall over twice...

Welcome to the group. I had to fall over twice before I learned my lesson. Complete stop and crash. Car drivers probably got good laugh.

Teme
Forum: Commuting
07-27-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Teme

My schedule is rarely so tight that I can't stop....

My schedule is rarely so tight that I can't stop. I think that it's our responsibility always to stop if other biker needs help. This comes extremely important when at touring. The next house might...
07-26-07, 10:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,168
Posted By Teme

Car - ~6km (yes, really. To business lunch. I...

Car - ~6km (yes, really. To business lunch. I would have walked if I had known where we were going to)
Bike - ~120km
Public trapsnportation - 0
07-26-07, 01:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By Teme

I'm still wondering if my life style is car free...

I'm still wondering if my life style is car free of bicycle lifestyle. Freedom from car should be intentional decision to have car free lifestyle. Our decision has become more or less intentional...
07-26-07, 01:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,829
Posted By Teme

I'm still wondering if my life style is car free...

I'm still wondering if my life style is car free of bicycle lifestyle. Freedom from car should be intentional decision to have car free lifestyle. Our decision has become more or less intentional...
07-24-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,218
Posted By Teme

Worst part is not -20C, windy and snow. The worst...

Worst part is not -20C, windy and snow. The worst part is 0C or -1C, heavy north wind and rain. Late aumtuns are usually the worst and I might drop cycling during it and change to public...
07-23-07, 12:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,218
Posted By Teme

We had car only a short time and didn't get used...

We had car only a short time and didn't get used to it. It was piece of junk and left us on road couple times. So it was not big leap to leave the car totally.

My wife wants car for good reason....
Forum: Commuting
07-21-07, 03:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,271
Posted By Teme

Hopefully someone recalculates everything. At one...

Hopefully someone recalculates everything. At one point the distance dropped from 14xx to 129x. So at the moment the result misses over 100 miles. (Excel someone?)

Teme
Forum: Commuting
07-20-07, 11:16 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 6,996
Posted By Teme

39+11 = 50

39+11 = 50
Forum: Touring
07-20-07, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Teme

My list of lows and highs... Highs: *...

My list of lows and highs...

Highs:
* speed - it's perfect to see what is going around. Have you ever realised that the fields are not same? The forests are not same? There is more animals than...
07-20-07, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By Teme

I gave my old MTB for one youth from...

I gave my old MTB for one youth from neighbourhood. He had came to Finland as refugee and lived at aunt where was also 6 of his cousins. Usually he didn't get anything new and at that time he didn't...
07-20-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,348
Posted By Teme

I'm quite normal nerd - I know how computer works...

I'm quite normal nerd - I know how computer works but tools for mechanics barely stay on my hand. That's one good reason to avoid cars.

Several years ago I put my old mountain bike to pieces to...
07-20-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By Teme

I'm quite normal nerd - I know how computer works...

I'm quite normal nerd - I know how computer works but tools for mechanics barely stay on my hand. That's one good reason to avoid cars.

Several years ago I put my old mountain bike to pieces to...
07-20-07, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,168
Posted By Teme

Car: 0 Bike: 330km (If I count trip last...

Car: 0
Bike: 330km (If I count trip last weekend, if not, then 100km)
Public transportation: 210km by train (If I count return trip last weekend, if not, then 0)

'0' for car is quite normal.
...
Forum: Introductions
07-20-07, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Teme

Yeah. Almost only road cycling and I am commuter...

Yeah. Almost only road cycling and I am commuter (that was new word for me btw). I don't have mountain bike at the moment but I'd like to buy one. I have to learn MTB style before I take my son to...
Forum: Introductions
07-20-07, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Teme

Hey!

I've been staring at this forum for a short while and decided to pop up here.

I mostly use bike to... umm... getting from place A to B. Usually that's from home to work and back to home. I'm...
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