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Forum: Touring
07-17-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,437
Posted By But its me

Iím running 42mm Soma Shikoros on Dyads with no...

Iím running 42mm Soma Shikoros on Dyads with no issues.
06-06-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,148
Posted By But its me

Toss my suggestion for 42mm Soma Shikoros. On my...

Toss my suggestion for 42mm Soma Shikoros. On my commuter, I swapped the Shikoros in for 38mm Marathons, and the ride difference is night and day. They feel faster, with a cushier ride, just as...
03-26-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By But its me

Not bike related, but my favorite: All men...

Not bike related, but my favorite:

All men are brothers, we like to say, half-wishing sometimes in secret it were to true. But perhaps it is true. And is the evolutionary line from protozoan to...
03-07-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,397
Posted By But its me

Finally got off my rear and requested help with...

Finally got off my rear and requested help with the 1030 sensor issues with Garmin via chat. They are having me enable ANT+ logging, and then sending along the files from a few rides. Will update...
03-05-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,397
Posted By But its me

There are a few locations where the rear mounted...

There are a few locations where the rear mounted (front has a dynamo hub) speed sensor almost always goes wonky, which I assume is due to something ferrous under or in the road. The problems with...
03-05-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,397
Posted By But its me

My issues are occurring outdoors, from 12-60F...

My issues are occurring outdoors, from 12-60F (the past few months). In the cold I would expect batteries to be a problem, and should have considered that, so maybe that is my issue. I'm too lazy to...
01-22-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,063
Posted By But its me

Thanks for this bit of info. As someone that...

Thanks for this bit of info. As someone that passes this way on my daily commute, and has observed the growing barrier install with interest, it’s nice to get the full story. I have caught the...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,837
Posted By But its me

My round trip commute is 40 miles. Pre-pandemic...

My round trip commute is 40 miles. Pre-pandemic I did it 4-5 days a week, using our local bus system for the majority of the return leg in the steamy summers of the mid-south (talking 90s and...
12-08-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,147
Posted By But its me

I would suggest looking up bikelaw.com

I would suggest looking up bikelaw.com
07-25-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,513
Posted By But its me

Not sure if it runs on Android, but the iPhone...

Not sure if it runs on Android, but the iPhone Life360 app allows the whole family to track one another. We use the free version, which is limited to 24 hour breadcrumb tracking, but for...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,776
Posted By But its me

I have had the B&M IQ-X, Toplight Line Brake...

I have had the B&M IQ-X, Toplight Line Brake Plus, and SON Edelux II on various bikes over the years. While the Edelux reflector is designed by B&M the light beam itself is much better focused on...
07-03-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,819
Posted By But its me

Try searching for m5 nylon hex socket screws on...

Try searching for m5 nylon hex socket screws on eBay and ample are listed for cheap.
07-02-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,828
Posted By But its me

The little clip is to lock in loose wires to the...

The little clip is to lock in loose wires to the openings, I believe. Confused me for some time as I use the connector lugs and I tossed the instructions.
06-28-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,105
Posted By But its me

Doesnít solve the wet helmet pad issue, but Halo...

Doesnít solve the wet helmet pad issue, but Halo headbands (https://store.haloheadband.com/default.asp) at least help funnel away sweat from my eyes. The key is the silicone band. Like Blakcloud I...
03-27-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,153
Posted By But its me

These are what I went with from Zenni...

These are what I went with from Zenni (https://www.zennioptical.com/p/sport-eyeglass-frames/7431?skuId=743121):
...
02-17-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,779
Posted By But its me

Prefer to remain ignorant of the cost over the...

Prefer to remain ignorant of the cost over the years, probably make me cry.

That said, I am cheap!
02-06-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By But its me

Spyre brake swap would be the most cost effective...

Spyre brake swap would be the most cost effective in my mind. You get dual pistons and easily replaced pads, while not going through the whole group swap/upgrade to hydraulic. I run Spyres on my...
01-23-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,760
Posted By But its me

The racks you link to appear to be for frames...

The racks you link to appear to be for frames without threaded dropout mounting points. Your frame appears to have the proper points of mounting at the dropouts and seatstays. I would suggest a more...
01-17-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,472
Posted By But its me

I don't mind pulsing lights, but strobe on the...

I don't mind pulsing lights, but strobe on the front seriously bothers my vision.
10-30-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,798
Posted By But its me

I went with several of these:...

I went with several of these: https://www.bikeinn.com/bike/dare2b-delineate/137467049/p

Not too tacky and the best part for me, cheap. Liking them so far.

And ye old ball and chain upped my...
10-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,343
Posted By But its me

Yes, for the sake of your fellow riders no strobe...

Yes, for the sake of your fellow riders no strobe lights at the front!
10-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,890
Posted By But its me

No preference, given I purchase the cheapest...

No preference, given I purchase the cheapest jerseys I can find.
09-25-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,832
Posted By But its me

Bit late to the discussion but what about...

Bit late to the discussion but what about https://www.bikelaw.com
Forum: Touring
09-19-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,555
Posted By But its me

I have a Velocity USA rear wheel built up with...

I have a Velocity USA rear wheel built up with Chukker rim and ATB disc hub. I run 11 speed road 11-34 cassette without issue. Velocity makes a nice wheel.
Forum: Commuting
09-06-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 22,061
Posted By But its me

Average 12-13mph. I’m pokey and tote everything...

Average 12-13mph. I’m pokey and tote everything but the kitchen sink.
09-04-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,236
Posted By But its me

I also found Giro shoes to be way too narrow for...

I also found Giro shoes to be way too narrow for my feet. Pretty sure I tried a wider (maybe hv?) version of their shoes but found same issue as you, painfully so. Shimano and Lake (in wide) are all...
09-04-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,236
Posted By But its me

I wear lower end Shimano road shoes (donít recall...

I wear lower end Shimano road shoes (donít recall the model, but they were less than $100) in 48 wide and find them to be wide enough for my not excessively wide feet My issues with shoes usually...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,559
Posted By But its me

I run SKS p45 longboards on my Soma Saga...

I run SKS p45 longboards on my Soma Saga commuter. I also run Marathons in 35mm, and they fit perfectly. The longboards work well as they really are longer than the standard SKS models, with a mud...
07-12-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,465
Posted By But its me

Same thing has happened to me, front only. Could...

Same thing has happened to me, front only. Could not believe my luck to not go down. Have run over a squirrel with the rear wheel, however. Did not stop to check, but did not see a body on return...
06-21-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,978
Posted By But its me

My all time favorite gloves were the Sorbothane...

My all time favorite gloves were the Sorbothane branded gloves of 30 years ago. No longer made, alas. Now Iím fond of VibraStop gloves from Superior Glove:...
06-07-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,362
Posted By But its me

What’s more fun is being so used to the mirror...

What’s more fun is being so used to the mirror that you find yourself looking for the mirror when not on a bike.
05-23-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,221
Posted By But its me

One day some teens were toting a couple of flat...

One day some teens were toting a couple of flat panel TVs down the local MUP I used for my commute. Rather telling when they tried to hide their faces to the front camera on my bike. What they didnít...
04-25-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,839
Posted By But its me

Iím partial to the old Garmin Virb Elite cameras...

Iím partial to the old Garmin Virb Elite cameras for front and rear, although my main ride has the Garmin up front and the Fly6 at rear. These are the not the modern Virbs that look like the blocky...
11-02-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,364
Posted By But its me

Another vote for AmFib bibs. Several years ago I...

Another vote for AmFib bibs. Several years ago I scored some unpadded ones for relatively cheap, $60 or so. I was hesitant to order unpadded, but it works out for layering when needed. I wear a...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,332
Posted By But its me

The scent of honeysuckles along the MUP that...

The scent of honeysuckles along the MUP that constitutes the majority of my 20 mile commute.

Chuckling at the surprised responses when I reply 20 miles to questions of how long is my commute to...
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