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09-27-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By SylvainG

Just bought this one. Should get it tomorrow. ...

Just bought this one. Should get it tomorrow.

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07H23VSRD/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Which can take a CatEye and GoPro mount. Mount to the...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SylvainG

I went with the SPD precisely because of the walk...

I went with the SPD precisely because of the walk between the time I get in the building and my office. Added bonus is I love my SPD sandals during those hot summer or rainy days. You don't need to...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8 total) [135/147]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 5460 (5863 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4303 (7240 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,805,729
Posted By SylvainG

This pannier that I added to my old 1991 MTB bike...

This pannier that I added to my old 1991 MTB bike that I use when leisurely riding with my wife on weekends (and now the dog too!)

https://i.imgur.com/sWXAvKI.jpg
Forum: Commuting
08-30-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,744
Posted By SylvainG

I also have a Ion Air Pro 2 and got the last one...

I also have a Ion Air Pro 2 and got the last one from Amazon Canada Prime at a good price ($145 CND). Now they're over $382 CND. An somewhat (I haven't tried it so doesn't know for sure) equivalent...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5 total) [116/128]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 5261 (5617 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________ 3564
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 3010 (5211...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,805,729
Posted By SylvainG

https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5053-602/Drencher-Gl...

https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5053-602/Drencher-Gloves

Yeah, started thinking about that time of the year...
...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5 total) [116/128]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 4967 (5327 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________ 3459
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 3010 (5211...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5 total) [116/128]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 4708 (5052 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________ 3404
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 3010 (5211...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,265
Posted By SylvainG

OP never came back. Nevertheless, I'll answer. I...

OP never came back. Nevertheless, I'll answer. I like my CatEye Volt 800. Lots of brightness when needed and replaceable rechargeable batteries for those long rides at full brightness. HyperConstant...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,284
Posted By SylvainG

Have you tried sandals during summer time? My SPD...

Have you tried sandals during summer time? My SPD sandals work fantastic at keeping my feet comfortable, either when it's hot or raining. I stop wearing them when temperature drops below 15C in the...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,284
Posted By SylvainG

$12.99 US on Amazon.com and $41.45 CND on...

$12.99 US on Amazon.com and $41.45 CND on Amazon.ca. Both are from Sweat Buster. What a rip off.
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,942
Posted By SylvainG

Last spring, I slipped on a patch of ice, fell...

Last spring, I slipped on a patch of ice, fell and hit the back of my head hard enough that I broke the back of my helmet. On that piece was attached my tail light. Didn't notice until I stopped...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5 total) [116/128]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 4631 (4895 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________ 3357
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 3010 (5211...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,284
Posted By SylvainG

Yes, my socks are Merino wool and even after a...

Yes, my socks are Merino wool and even after a week (10 hours wore time), they have no smell what so ever. Again though, they are hung to dry after each ride.
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,284
Posted By SylvainG

chas58 and noglider, how long are you wearing...

chas58 and noglider, how long are you wearing your synthetic clothes and do you quickly dry them when you take them off? My commute is about 50-55 minutes each way and after each ride, my clothes are...
08-08-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By SylvainG

Another +1 for Garmin VivoActive 3. Not very...

Another +1 for Garmin VivoActive 3. Not very expensive for an activity watch.
08-08-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,342
Posted By SylvainG

Wonder if the LockPickingLawyer would be able to...

Wonder if the LockPickingLawyer would be able to open it...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,122
Posted By SylvainG

Not for commuting. I commute at 7am and 4pm so...

Not for commuting. I commute at 7am and 4pm so the sun isn't high enough in the sky to warrant any protection.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,284
Posted By SylvainG

That's what I use. The 'sweatseal' redirects the...

That's what I use. The 'sweatseal' redirects the sweat away from my eyes. The only time I get sweat in my eyes with this is when it's pouring and rains overcomes that band.
...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,802
Posted By SylvainG

If you know it's going to rain and don't want...

If you know it's going to rain and don't want your shoes wet, that's a great alternative (also useful when it's really hot)

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/shimano-sh-sd5-cycling-sandal
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 4611.4 (5119.9...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 4611.4 (5119.9 total) [96/108]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 3880 (4112 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________ 2854
Gregf83 (BC) _______________ 2717 (3626...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By SylvainG

That's what I do too. Around October until I...

That's what I do too. Around October until I store my bike for the Winter (usually end of November/early December) and when I start again in late March/early April up until mid May, I switch to oil....
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 3765.6 (4185.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 3765.6 (4185.8 total) [89/77]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 3650 (3837 total miles YTD)
Gregf83 (BC) _______________ 2717 (3626 total)[81/93]
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,409
Posted By SylvainG

What about performance? Does it add much to the...

What about performance? Does it add much to the tire weight and rolling resistance?
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By SylvainG

I use Squirt Dry Lube as well. I'll reapply once...

I use Squirt Dry Lube as well. I'll reapply once a week or after a rain. Applying it is so easy (takes literally less than a minute from start to end) that I find it's not worth the trouble to use...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 49,582
Posted By SylvainG

Not today's but here's yesterday's commute to...

Not today's but here's yesterday's commute to work and back "anonymized" (ie, starts a few minutes after I departed and stops a few minutes before destination). I chose a more direct route in the...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,696
Posted By SylvainG

Haven't tried it but wonder if lightly passing a...

Haven't tried it but wonder if lightly passing a cotton ball over the tire would show if something is sticking out of the tire thread... I know it works well AFTER the puncture to see if there is...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,898
Posted By SylvainG

Saw something like this...

Saw something like this (https://ebikestore.com/shop/buddyrider/) last week on the path...
...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,696
Posted By SylvainG

After riding in the rain which tends to attract...

After riding in the rain which tends to attract more debris so this month, about 10 times so far. Very rainy month of June here.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 3765.6 (4185.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 3765.6 (4185.8 total) [89/77]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 3474 (3659 total miles YTD)
Gregf83 (BC) _______________ 2717 (3626 total)[81/93]
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

augustgarage (CA) __________ 3765.6 (4185.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 3765.6 (4185.8 total) [89/77]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 3352 (3486 total miles YTD)
Gregf83 (BC) _______________ 2717 (3626 total)[81/93]
dschue5 (MN)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,805,729
Posted By SylvainG

This Bike Hand torque wrench...

This Bike Hand torque wrench (https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B006WRWDWS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)
...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

Bizman (PA) ________________ 3222 (3356 total...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 3222 (3356 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA) __________ 2873.6 (3127.1 total) [69/77]
Gregf83 (BC) _______________ 2717 (3626 total)[81/93]
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,355
Posted By SylvainG

The tool I posted in that thread...

The tool I posted in that thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.php?p=20947644&postcount=43) would make your life easier then...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,107
Posted By SylvainG

Over 15000 km on my tires and on my Shwalbe...

Over 15000 km on my tires and on my Shwalbe tires, never got a flat, which accounts for about 8 000 km of the time. For the other 7 000 km, on my Continental GP4000 II, I got three. One was a real...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,552
Posted By SylvainG

Looks similar to the Urban Circus jacket...

Looks similar to the Urban Circus jacket (https://urban-circus.fr/en/) I got last year. Got it when they were kickstarting it so got it for $100 CDN. I use it in cold weather and in cool weather...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,644
Posted By SylvainG

I got that one...

I got that one...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,644
Posted By SylvainG

My dress shoes always stays at work. When I...

My dress shoes always stays at work. When I switch to the car when there is snow on the ground, that means I'm now using Winter boots so like I said, dress shoes stays at work. Same as you, dress...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

Bizman (PA) ________________ 3141 (3275 total...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 3141 (3275 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA) __________ 2873.6 (3127.1 total) [69/77]
Gregf83 (BC) _______________ 2717 (3626 total)[81/93]
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,644
Posted By SylvainG

AND A PAIR OF UNDERWEAR! Few times I got to work...

AND A PAIR OF UNDERWEAR! Few times I got to work only to find out I forgot to stash a underwear in my bag :( Being commando under dress pants is... special.
Forum: Commuting
05-19-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,644
Posted By SylvainG

If it's Summer and I know it's going to rain,...

If it's Summer and I know it's going to rain, instead of my SPD shoes, I'll wear my SPD sandals. That way, I don't have to dry my shoes for the ride next morning... If it's Spring or Fall, I'll use...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,552
Posted By SylvainG

Which model did you get?

Which model did you get?
05-18-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,992
Posted By SylvainG

I have this multitool...

I have this multitool (https://www.walmart.com/ip/Bell-Roadside-700-15-in-1-Bike-Multi-Tool/15188468) (different but with the same chain repair) and tried in on a piece of chain I have. Bit harder on...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

Bizman (PA) ________________ 3060 (3161 total...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 3060 (3161 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA) __________ 2873.6 (3127.1 total) [69/77]
Gregf83 (BC) _______________ 2717 (3626 total)[81/93]
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 33,979
Posted By SylvainG

Bizman (PA) ________________ 2951 (3050 total...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 2951 (3050 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA) __________ 2873.6 (3127.1 total) [69/77]
mgw4jc (NC) ________________ 1937
Sasquatch (OR) _____________ 1863 (2050 YTD)...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,552
Posted By SylvainG

For a cool Spring rainy day, I use a cheap...

For a cool Spring rainy day, I use a cheap Rockbros rain jacket and pants (for really cool rainy days, otherwise just the jacket). It has ventilation on the back and waist. What was lacking was...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,461
Posted By SylvainG

I have 24"x12'x6' plastic storage box on a shelve...

I have 24"x12'x6' plastic storage box on a shelve in my closet where I put my current weather gears. Gears for opposite season is also in another storage box (with cover so it can be stacked with...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,602
Posted By SylvainG

Myself, to prevent my bike clothes from getting...

Myself, to prevent my bike clothes from getting smelly, luckily I have an office so behind the door, I have three hooks on the door and two on the wall. I hang on hangers my bike clothes and with the...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,438
Posted By SylvainG

I do the exact same thing. Lost my earbuds last...

I do the exact same thing. Lost my earbuds last week and bought a new pair. That pair uses the left earbud when used solo so I'm returning them.
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