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11-09-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,587
Posted By heywood

I've been using them for at least five years,...

I've been using them for at least five years, keeping that wind chill off your hands is more than worth the price of them..usually i can just use thin gloves during the day in very cold weather since...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By heywood

Welcome Josh!

Welcome Josh!
01-11-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,405
Posted By heywood

same here.. I find the zippo ones very good.. my...

same here.. I find the zippo ones very good.. my mini does 3hrs of good constant heat. I'm now tempted to get the larger size. Electronic ones seem to be a good solution too.. I may give them a try. ...
01-11-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 121,214
Posted By heywood

[QUOTE=Bob Ross;20074143]19F with a...

[QUOTE=Bob Ross;20074143]19F with a wind-chill/"Real Feel" of 11F ...plus at 6:30AM it was still pitch black out. Remind me again why we do this?

the glory!
01-05-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,419
Posted By heywood

Yes...yes they did.. I find the older I get the...

Yes...yes they did.. I find the older I get the more simple (read 'pure') my cycling habits have become.. my gears have gone down to 8 on my internal hub and i'm now eyeing the single speeds...by the...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-19, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 72,261
Posted By heywood

We've swapped offices so i'm down to a 7km...

We've swapped offices so i'm down to a 7km commute from a 18km.. i'm going to add more in the week just to make up for it, i'll add a slow winding trail in somewhere.
Today we went up to +5C it...
12-23-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 121,214
Posted By heywood

I use barmitts (or 'pogies') from late fall to...

I use barmitts (or 'pogies') from late fall to start of spring. They make a huge difference. I have found tossing or wedging a 'zippo' hand warmer inside one of them also helps..maybe a bit of...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-18, 04:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 18,059
Posted By heywood

I'm finding that slippage around the 5th gear a...

I'm finding that slippage around the 5th gear a problem.. no shop has been able to solve it and I have to re-center it in the little window every 20km or so.. no way I'm able to stand in the peddles...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-18, 01:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,547
Posted By heywood

I sure know what you mean.. I'm enjoying the...

I sure know what you mean.. I'm enjoying the luxury of the bus/subway for the next few weeks. I'll bike short trips but i'm not comuting 18km one way in this weather..that's just no fun. March is...
02-03-18, 12:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,654
Posted By heywood

So yea, quiet doable... LOL!!!!!

So yea, quiet doable... LOL!!!!!
05-18-17, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By heywood

As many have pointed out. .yes a good band aid.....

As many have pointed out. .yes a good band aid.. Replace the tube asap
Forum: Commuting
03-19-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,218
Posted By heywood

got rid of my car years ago due to cost..between...

got rid of my car years ago due to cost..between a house and a car i chose 'house'.. Now i can afford one again but I'd rather not blow all that money on car insurance so i just rent one when...
12-28-16, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,159
Posted By heywood

Dollar store for my cards.. i give very few but...

Dollar store for my cards.. i give very few but won't pay more than a $1 for one..
12-28-16, 03:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,159
Posted By heywood

Got Amazon prime this year just for that very...

Got Amazon prime this year just for that very thing..'click'..'click'..'click' done! I then had time to browse some favorite bookstores for occasional cards and gifts but was much less stressful.....
Forum: Commuting
12-19-16, 11:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,756
Posted By heywood

++1 I bought some cheap, light weight but...

++1

I bought some cheap, light weight but fleece lined ones last year and I swear by them.. They're water proof but still allows air to move around. Below 0C only thin gloves required. Below -5C a...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-16, 11:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,818
Posted By heywood

That's what i've carried for year upon year..i...

That's what i've carried for year upon year..i always get fancier multi tools but they eventually disappear..this guy still hangs around. Reading this thread i just got it out and gave it a good oil...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By heywood

When i got my 8spd IGH Brodie i blew a wad on...

When i got my 8spd IGH Brodie i blew a wad on couple of 'Knog' front & rear lights ($50 a pop) but after 2 years still only have to recharge about once a week... OP's pic looks like me at work too.....
Forum: Commuting
12-16-16, 12:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,229
Posted By heywood

I got a pair of the Schwalbe stud tires last...

I got a pair of the Schwalbe stud tires last week, just in time for the storms.. I've taken them out for a few tests and find them great on ice or hard packed snow..i'd only go a few inches with the...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-16, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 132,964
Posted By heywood

That's a good idea.. i bought a pair, they make a...

That's a good idea.. i bought a pair, they make a huge difference..you can even toss a couple of the chemical heat pouches in if you want to.. your hands will stay very toasty.
Forum: Commuting
11-21-16, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 132,964
Posted By heywood

Looking out the window at the icy roads, snow,...

Looking out the window at the icy roads, snow, 60kph winds...yea, i'm taking the subway..
Forum: Commuting
11-16-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 132,964
Posted By heywood

:thumb: :thumb: Misty, foggy ride home last...

:thumb: :thumb:

Misty, foggy ride home last night..This morning into work started fine then the rain gear slowly went on..then came off..half..1/4.. arrived just in the rain cape (like Batman)....
Forum: Commuting
11-16-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,702
Posted By heywood

I got a pair of handlebar 'pogies' a few years...

I got a pair of handlebar 'pogies' a few years ago and haven't looked back.. every cyclist around me is wearing gloves except me..i don't have to put them on until it gets below freezing, even then...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-16, 03:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,689
Posted By heywood

That fighter pilot article was a fascinating...

That fighter pilot article was a fascinating read.. i'd heard about 'saccade' before but had no idea how important it was.. Something can be right in front of us and we'll see right through it. I saw...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,616
Posted By heywood

:thumb: I've got a Brooks rain poncho and...

:thumb:

I've got a Brooks rain poncho and velcro rain shoe covers.. The beauty of the poncho is it breaths so you're never sweaty.. You also feel like 'Batman' flying down the road..
07-05-16, 03:25 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,670
Posted By heywood

55 here and I'm seeing and hearing the same...

55 here and I'm seeing and hearing the same thing..peers, friends & family around me now have serious health and mobility issues..i get kidded about riding my bike everywhere though..they'd get more...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-16, 04:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,951
Posted By heywood

I was going to suggest a piece of plain bread.. i...

I was going to suggest a piece of plain bread.. i used to get terrible heartburn when i was younger.. ate more then too though.. ex-wifey nurse said try eating one slice of plain bread, that should...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-16, 02:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,275
Posted By heywood

Always thought Linus bikes looked good.. my 8spd...

Always thought Linus bikes looked good.. my 8spd igh is fine for commuting i've got one and do 36km round trip. 33lb isn't really heavy. As above people mentioned LBS guy wants to sell bikes.....
Forum: Commuting
06-06-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,485
Posted By heywood

Seen many foxes & deer and coyotes on my rides...

Seen many foxes & deer and coyotes on my rides but only one wolf many years ago.. you can't mistake it for anything else.. 3am in an industrial area bordering some forests..thought it was a big dog...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-16, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 155,541
Posted By heywood

Saw a perfectly good tennis ball on the ride home...

Saw a perfectly good tennis ball on the ride home this morning.. if it's there tomorrow morning i'm snagging it for our new puppy..he loves them.
Forum: Commuting
06-06-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 132,964
Posted By heywood

On the way into work this evening ran into a...

On the way into work this evening ran into a nasty thunderstorm. Fortunately I always carry rain gear so not that bad, it's the winds that got a bit scary, especially over two big bridge crossings....
Forum: Commuting
05-27-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,542
Posted By heywood

[QUOTE=ptempel;18795907]The thread title reminds...

[QUOTE=ptempel;18795907]The thread title reminds me of the text adventure game called "Zork." Anyone remember playing that? I'm dating myself, I know. :) When typing in commands it didn't...
05-27-16, 08:40 PM
05-27-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,627
Posted By heywood

They didn't build anything, this is just computer...

They didn't build anything, this is just computer animation.. As above, this is an old (but interesting) idea.. You'd need autonomous cars though. Too much possibility of accidents otherwise.
05-27-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,813
Posted By heywood

Read the history of the Chevy Vega..dumped into...

Read the history of the Chevy Vega..dumped into Deloreans lap whilst he was at GM...not a very good car at all....
05-27-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,253
Posted By heywood

All excellent points.. dogged these types of...

All excellent points.. dogged these types of vehicles for years.. I loved this one back in the day.. but same problems as above.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5N937V8ZOw
05-27-16, 12:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,414
Posted By heywood

That's exactly what i do.. I really only need to...

That's exactly what i do.. I really only need to do 'car' things two, maybe three times a month tops.. much easier/cheaper to rent.. 90% of the time the car is just sitting doing nothing, taking up...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-16, 12:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,184
Posted By heywood

Ditto.. i've noticed more companies allowing...

Ditto.. i've noticed more companies allowing employees to do that. Also now paid monitored lock-up places here in downtown toronto..
05-09-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,441
Posted By heywood

Exactly why i got one.. at the end of your first...

Exactly why i got one.. at the end of your first 12 night shift you want to ride but some of those hills put you off.. with my ebike i'm always riding i never have to worry about being too tired and...
05-09-16, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By heywood

I could tour a little bit with my ebike. Range...

I could tour a little bit with my ebike. Range isn't really an issue since it rides like a regular bicycle without assist, just about 20lbs heavier. I often ride without assist since its a nice...
05-09-16, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By heywood

yea..there's water in there somewhere.. inside of...

yea..there's water in there somewhere.. inside of the control panel possibly still damp.. also just check that all the connectors are tight, sometimes its something silly like that.
Forum: Commuting
05-03-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,520
Posted By heywood

heywood: Commuting: 6, Shopping: 5, Recreation: 4

heywood: Commuting: 6, Shopping: 5, Recreation: 4
Forum: Commuting
05-03-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,736
Posted By heywood

Those are a really good idea, i'd use it.. Not...

Those are a really good idea, i'd use it.. Not often but would really be good for for those twice yearly repairs..maybe even take a picnic lunch out to and do some major stuff..
Forum: Commuting
05-03-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,696
Posted By heywood

Needs something to dampen the vibration, like...

Needs something to dampen the vibration, like wrapping some electrical tape around the middle or something soft on the bottom of the cup holder if the vibration is coming from there.. a truck though...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,696
Posted By heywood

Piece of plastic on my down tube rubbing against...

Piece of plastic on my down tube rubbing against my peddle crank shaft.. and yea..every noise seems to be BB that's why i took it to my LBS to diagnose... I told them 'I think it's my bottom bracket...
04-21-16, 04:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,261
Posted By heywood

I've got the Neo City..same thing..works great.....

I've got the Neo City..same thing..works great.. never take it out of eco mode, plenty of power.
04-21-16, 04:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,170
Posted By heywood

I'm nearly 60 and swap out my ebike for regular...

I'm nearly 60 and swap out my ebike for regular pedal bike all the time.. the ebike was essentially a car replacement..mostly for work..long 12 hour shifts and you tend to chicken out of the bike...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 9,766
Posted By heywood

Wow! lol Wow!.. i had to read that twice.. this...

Wow! lol Wow!.. i had to read that twice.. this must be a troll.. :)
Forum: Commuting
04-12-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 9,766
Posted By heywood

Not anymore.. I'm lucky enough to live in an area...

Not anymore.. I'm lucky enough to live in an area with good public transportation, biking distance to everywhere. I invested in a pedelectric for increased range (expensive but the equivalent of 2-3...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By heywood

we lost the music half way through! aww... it...

we lost the music half way through! aww... it looks delightfully flat.. :)
Forum: Commuting
03-18-16, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 132,964
Posted By heywood

Just on the last few hours of 5 12hr shifts.....

Just on the last few hours of 5 12hr shifts.. 40km return each day..which was a nice break from work but man..wind and rain for each and every trip..Real spring can't come soon enough for me.. I...
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