I've done a few commutes out to Bloor and Hurontario from Yonge and Eglinton. I've tried mapping out the most direct route (as close to as the crow flies) and found the constant turning to slow me down. Stop signs on side streets aren't always faster than the potential of having to stop at a traffic light on a major street. I ended up taking side streets to Keele and Eg. then Eg. all the way to Kipling and head south then go west on either Burnhamthorpe or Bloor til I hit Hurontario. When you go along those major routes the traffic lights are timed to keep traffic moving.
Hm. I guess this is the best I can do then. Efficiency, beep boop. (Thanks for the input, Joe.)
Normaly I work till 9:30 every night but am still off cause I can't lift so I am taking advantage of the chance to ride when normal peeps are out not the usual creepy meth heads on the way home . whats going on at Jet Fuel Friday?
'05 Urbanite Fixie, '06 Lemond Croix de Fer, '06 Jamis Dragon Pro, '07 IRO Bikeforums Track, '07 Planet-X Uncle John
Originally Posted by gboy
I've been wearing Shimano MP66DX shoes for the past two years that I picked up at Urbane Cyclist. Good year-round shoe, but not waterproof.
I agree fully. Except insert "6 months" instead of "two years". My only issue is the heel "padding" on one shoe has a hole worn in it, which rubs my heel a little. But that's happened to ever single skate-style shoe I've ever owned I think... and yes, I do totally unlace my shoes when I take them off.
They're a 2005 model, but any local shop that carries Adidas should be able to order them in if they don't still have them in stock. Performance Bike has them for $110USD + bull**** shipping fees and customs if you want the quick/evil route.
Re: the knickers, I probably won't do it. It was just an idle spending money for fun thought that I had while bemoaning the discomfort of my saddle despite wearing underknickers with padding under nearly seamless pants. This problem I will probably just fix by moving my Flite from one bike to the other. It is ever so much fun to think about spending money though.