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Forum: Commuting
06-30-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,089
Posted By kellichou

I love cold weather riding. Although here in...

I love cold weather riding. Although here in Colorado, it's usually dry and cold. But hell, with enough layers of wool and some water repelling layers, I would take the cold & drizzly.
06-18-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,383
Posted By kellichou

:lol: I typically ride 94 miles a week for my...

:lol: I typically ride 94 miles a week for my commute. Y'all can go ahead and trash your lungs and your motivation with vaping and marijuana, go right ahead.

I was expressing concern about the...
06-18-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,383
Posted By kellichou

And we wonder why our adolescents have...

And we wonder why our adolescents have skyrocketing rates of depression and anxiety! And self-medicate with vapes and marijuana (a lot of them do, anyway--source: I teach adolescents).

I find it...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,621
Posted By kellichou

YES. I love my Schwalbe Marathons, but my hands...

YES. I love my Schwalbe Marathons, but my hands have bled more than once having to remount a tire. I keep meaning to get one of those lil tire bead jacks.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 14,415
Posted By kellichou

I love the wildlife I see--like an owl hooting as...

I love the wildlife I see--like an owl hooting as I roll through the darkness, with just moonlight and my front light. Magical.

I love the peace and quiet, the alone time as others have said. I...
04-09-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By kellichou

So--what are we thinking tomorrow's weather...

So--what are we thinking tomorrow's weather holds? I'm thinking of commuting anyway, it'll probably just be rainy, and the snow is supposed to start around 5pm, so I figure go for it! Other...
01-04-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,075
Posted By kellichou

Whatever happened with this? I have the itch bad...

Whatever happened with this? I have the itch bad for a Bullitt or CETMA, and finding a used one seems like such a lucky break!
Forum: Commuting
11-20-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By kellichou

While it is pricey, a 125g jar (4 oz.) usually...

While it is pricey, a 125g jar (4 oz.) usually lasts me at least a year and a half. You could call it a chemical illusion of a warming sensation, but it helps a person feel warmer on rides. Of...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By kellichou

They do make mild versions! The Rapha summer...

They do make mild versions! The Rapha summer embro is gentler, and Mad Alchemy makes several gentle formulations. Some people love the insane burn, others not so much.
Forum: Commuting
11-20-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By kellichou

I guess Cyclocross racers use it to keep their...

I guess Cyclocross racers use it to keep their legs warm during races, because legwarmers get soggy.

It might help on feet--but I always recommend wool layers of socks and warm shoes to keep toes...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

That sounds amaaazing! I love herons! Sounds like...

That sounds amaaazing! I love herons! Sounds like an excellent commute.

I get to ride along a segment of the Platte River in the Denver/metro area, and I'm always impressed by the birds that live...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By kellichou

Oh man, yerba mate is SO delicious! Good idea--it...

Oh man, yerba mate is SO delicious! Good idea--it has so many good things in it. I ought to drink it more often. Amazing stuff! I especially love it with a slice of cake, Argentine style, in the...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By kellichou

Like many others have said, if it's just the...

Like many others have said, if it's just the sniffles and I feel pretty ok, then I'll ride.

But I had an unpleasant cold from Monday through Wednesday, so I bit the bullet and drove. Tried to take...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-18, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Those poor kids (and teachers and other personnel...

Those poor kids (and teachers and other personnel who stayed with them) in West Orange! I hope it was fun for them. Apparently they started serving French toast at 5:30am, and they were able to get...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By kellichou

Embrocation Cream

I love embrocation for cold weather riding. Since my commute is about 40-50 minutes each way, I like to put it on my neck, shoulders, lower back, and legs for those cold morning commutes. When it's...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-18, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 124,807
Posted By kellichou

Ooh, pics and videos of the kitten, if you...

Ooh, pics and videos of the kitten, if you please! You are so sweet to do that, Tom!
Forum: Commuting
09-13-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

If Sheldon Brown recommends it (that the new tire...

If Sheldon Brown recommends it (that the new tire goes in the front), then that's what I do. noglider is correct.
Forum: Commuting
09-08-18, 07:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,838
Posted By kellichou

I love it! Can't wait to see what you go with!...

I love it! Can't wait to see what you go with! It's gonna be a great tank (Panzer) commuter for sure!
Forum: Commuting
07-23-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Oh man, I hope things get better for you. Do you...

Oh man, I hope things get better for you. Do you have an ICD? And I'm super-jealous of your Salsa!
Forum: Commuting
07-20-18, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Bless you, Tundra_Man. As the parent of a...

Bless you, Tundra_Man. As the parent of a toddler, I know that the day my kid drives is nigh. It's gonna be weird.
Forum: Commuting
07-20-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 124,807
Posted By kellichou

I am in love with Bud the porcupine! Thanks for...

I am in love with Bud the porcupine! Thanks for sharing it! And noglider, the rat keeled over next to the bag of garbage--I can't imagine! I have seen rats cavorting in a dumpster behind an ice cream...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Oh good, glad you are ok and not affected by the...

Oh good, glad you are ok and not affected by the closures. Makes sense that, in one of the world's largest cities, that there's always crazy stuff happening!
Forum: Commuting
07-19-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

How are things with all the crazy street...

How are things with all the crazy street closures, noglider? https://www.9news.com/video/news/nation-world/massive-steam-leak-closes-streets-in-nyc/65-8194200
07-19-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By kellichou

Littleton, Colorado, USA cycling death

67 year old man dies after being struck Wednesday, 7/18/18. (https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/cyclist-dies-after-being-hit-by-car-in-littleton/73-575412520)

No names have been released. It...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

I always think about that when I see a lone...

I always think about that when I see a lone mallard duck. Poor avian friend. Gosh, I hope she returned. It's always heartbreaking to think about the ducks who lose their partners.
Forum: Commuting
05-25-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,077
Posted By kellichou

Some great thoughts in this thread. I wear a...

Some great thoughts in this thread. I wear a construction vest and safety yellow high-viz long sleeve shirt under it. Since I ride upright (I have a hybrid), it works well for me. I agree with other...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,105
Posted By kellichou

Agreed--I got to borrow a friend's totally sweet...

Agreed--I got to borrow a friend's totally sweet Spot brand Ajax with an Alfine 8 for 3 weeks--got a rear flat, and you are exactly right--unhooking the cable, once you get the hang of it, is dead...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,105
Posted By kellichou

Commuter Dreams: A pinion rig

I can't stop thinking about pinion hubs, particularly when coupled with a Gates carbon drive! https://www.ahearnecycles.com/shop-blog/2017/12/12/a-lighter-pinion-bike

I ride a very modest bike for...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

I did my 12.6 mile ride from my home to work...

I did my 12.6 mile ride from my home to work today.

Toward the end of my ride, someone in an expensive SUV ROARED past me. Like probably 50+mph in a 30mph zone. I reached my destination, and...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,746
Posted By kellichou

Absolutely! Sometimes I've left as early as...

Absolutely! Sometimes I've left as early as 4:30am, but my usual departure time for my morning commute is 5:30. Like others have said, it's a magical time of day.

Visibility is key--I have 4 red...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,734
Posted By kellichou

My commute is 17 miles round trip when I park my...

My commute is 17 miles round trip when I park my vehicle and ride my bike from a park, which is what I usually do because it's easier to pick up my kid from daycare (shorter drive to daycare). It's...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

30F, clear, delightful. I didn't ride yesterday...

30F, clear, delightful. I didn't ride yesterday because of the howling wind--I decided to sleep in 45 minutes and drive (which I regretted, as always).

I was so glad I rode my bike this morning....
Forum: Commuting
03-02-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

So, because I learn lessons the hard way, the...

So, because I learn lessons the hard way, the universe let me know that I need to regularly check each bolt on my bike.

As I was riding to work this morning, I noticed a strange sensation--like my...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Oh I know! My hubris! :)

Oh I know! My hubris! :)
Forum: Commuting
02-28-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

I love the civil discussion between our friends ...

I love the civil discussion between our friends noglider and robertorolfo. To each their own. I consider the smears of grease on my riding clothes a badge of honor, heh. Although since now I roll...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Such a beautiful ride this morning. MUP paths...

Such a beautiful ride this morning. MUP paths were clear, bridges a little frosty. 20F, clear. I can't believe how much earlier the sun is rising! I didn't ride Friday--I chose to sleep in a glorious...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

It was 18F this morning, a beautiful morning to...

It was 18F this morning, a beautiful morning to ride. I can't believe how much lighter it's getting in the mornings! I did see someone out walking their dog on the MUP, no lights, so at first I...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

I did get to ride a little over the...

I did get to ride a little over the weekend--thank goodness! My toddler was released from the hospital Friday night, and she's going back to her school (daycare) today.

Although I was sad to not...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Thanks, noglider and ptempel for thinking about...

Thanks, noglider and ptempel for thinking about my little family! Yes, my "baby" is a toddler now, as she is 2. We wanted a second child, but it wasn't in the cards for us.

We are STILL in the...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

No bike commute today--but for a hopeful reason!...

No bike commute today--but for a hopeful reason! My wife wanted me to drive today, because hopefully today or tomorrow our little toddler can come home from the hospital! It's looking like tomorrow,...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,441
Posted By kellichou

I echo other friends, ride what you have for...

I echo other friends, ride what you have for right now.

I roll heavy and slow--Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires on my bike. I don't love changing flats, so they work for me. I can still average 12 mph...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Thank you so much, noglider. And...

Thank you so much, noglider. And congratulations on your new job, and I hope you get a more secure place for your trusty steed.

My baby is still in the hospital, and I am at work today. My wife...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

I felt really lucky to ride today--my baby (2...

I felt really lucky to ride today--my baby (2 years old) is in the hospital (respiratory issues, viral, 5 days so far, probably an 8-10 day stay, although no one can say). My spouse is with her right...
02-06-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By kellichou

I love everything about this thread! Thanks,...

I love everything about this thread! Thanks, frisky99, for posting! The pics are great, too.

Looks like a nice place to work on your bikes, especially in those cold WI winters!
Forum: Commuting
02-05-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Good for you, being secure enough to let your...

Good for you, being secure enough to let your little boy pick out the colors he loves! Warms my heart. I have a 2 year old girl who loves dinosaurs, Daniel Tiger, and princesses.
01-25-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,914
Posted By kellichou

Like many have said before, I would ride even if...

Like many have said before, I would ride even if it weren't good for me. The calm I find when riding, and the chance to appreciate the beauty of the world around me, is unparalleled. I find that I am...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Oh, man, is there any chance of a "friendly...

Oh, man, is there any chance of a "friendly conversation" with said coworker?

There is a person who works at my building whom I'd love to discover their identity and chat--they seem to think that...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Yesterday morning it was a 2-skunk rodeo! I was...

Yesterday morning it was a 2-skunk rodeo! I was riding along, and I saw a cute young skunk galumphing toward me. Why are they so cute?? I was able to cut over to the gravel path running parallel and...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By kellichou

Oh yeah! Blitzu Taillight, Cateye Velo 7...

Oh yeah! Blitzu Taillight, Cateye Velo 7 Cyclecomputer, and some new tire levers from my lovely wife! I snapped 2 tire levers putting my Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires on my bike. I need to learn...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 64,637
Posted By kellichou

Beautiful morning, about 28F, clear and not too...

Beautiful morning, about 28F, clear and not too cold. Only patches of ice on the MUP. I dropped my car off at the mechanic, and used their key dropbox, then rode about 10mi to work. Absolutely lovely...
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