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01-24-23, 08:33 PM
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Posted By sam21fire

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A bit chilly riding to work. 19F without the wind...
12-20-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,401
Posted By sam21fire

Yep, I go to the gym 2-3x/week, and have a...

Yep, I go to the gym 2-3x/week, and have a personal trainer show me new exercises every other week using a variety of weights and body weight events. Gotta keep the bones strong and the belly off....
11-20-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By sam21fire

I pretty much ride the same bike (Bacchetta A20...

I pretty much ride the same bike (Bacchetta A20 recumbent) just swap to studs when the snow/ice shows up, but there's room for them where you probably don't on other road bikes.
Sam
11-20-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By sam21fire

Yep, same with me. There's one other guy...

Yep, same with me. There's one other guy (younger) that occasionally rides to work but I think he's only a mile or so away, and he never rides in the winter (Green Bay WI). Being a native of Southern...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By sam21fire

Yeah, I notice that it takes a couple of rides...

Yeah, I notice that it takes a couple of rides when snow season starts (Green Bay WI) to get my snow/ice skills retuned, and to get used to the studs again. After that it's just fun.
Sam
Forum: Commuting
09-25-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By sam21fire

+1 for the studs all winter. Here in Green Bay it...

+1 for the studs all winter. Here in Green Bay it can vary between slop, ice/snow/ hard ice, or clear roads depending on how long since the last storm, which part of the season etc.

I just...
09-14-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By sam21fire

I live in WI and am frequently amazed and...

I live in WI and am frequently amazed and infuriated to read news articles about someone getting arrested for their (wait for it).. 12, 13, or 14th OWI (operating while intoxicated). And they STILL...
07-30-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By sam21fire

In the aircrew/flying world there's a basic...

In the aircrew/flying world there's a basic concept of "what will I do if X important action doesn't work", aka always have a Plan B immediately available. Glad your guardian angel was paying...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By sam21fire

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just...

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just as wet (and snowy/salty) when I ride to work in the rain/snow as it would parked outside. As previously mentioned, wash, rinse, lube, repeat. All's...
Forum: Recumbent
01-07-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 465,512
Posted By sam21fire

My new Giro A20. This is my first bent so I don't...

My new Giro A20. This is my first bent so I don't have enough confidence or the right muscle fitness to ride it to work (or in the snow!) yet, so far only short rides around the neighborhood....
Forum: Commuting
02-16-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By sam21fire

Nice! Well done! This is my first Wisconsin...

Nice! Well done!
This is my first Wisconsin winter and first experience riding in this weather. Once I got it in my head not to let the weather (except lots of snow) keep me from riding, I just...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By sam21fire

New Personal Record

I know this may not sound like much for some folks, but I set a personal record for low temperature on my ride to work yesterday... -10F with a wind chill of -24 according to the NWS. Yes, it can...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,418
Posted By sam21fire

I've always enjoyed riding in the dark, either...

I've always enjoyed riding in the dark, either commuting early in the morning or touring across the desert. I agree that when commuting my lights and reflective clothing make me more visible, and...
09-01-14, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,574
Posted By sam21fire

REad the label first...most babyfood is high in...

REad the label first...most babyfood is high in fat and especially high in sugar.
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