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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-19-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,722
Posted By truman
I have one of these that I just don't use. It's...

I have one of these that I just don't use. It's about 4 years old. PM me if you're interested in having it cheap.

Robot Check...
Forum: Touring 05-22-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By truman
I greatly prefer individual wrenches to a...

I greatly prefer individual wrenches to a multitool. In a little roll with individual pockets, it's easy to see if any are missing and sometimes you just can't reach the bolt or screw with the...
Forum: Touring 05-22-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By truman
That gives me something to work with. Thanks,...

That gives me something to work with. Thanks, folks.

This trip may morph into a Texas Revolution tour starting near Houston and including, San Jacinto, Goliad, Gonzalez, Washington on the Brazos...
Forum: Touring 05-13-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By truman
Touring South East Texas?

I'm checking to see what's between say Beaumont and the DFW area that'd make for a good 4-5 day solo tour. Anybody got must sees or must miss-es from that area?
Forum: Commuting 04-18-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,232
Posted By truman
Repeated for emphasis. Sometimes, during...

Repeated for emphasis.

Sometimes, during reinflation/topping off, the tube will push the rim strip off the spoke hole slowly and gradually, exposing the edge and eventually blowing the tube. ...
Forum: Commuting 01-23-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,132
Posted By truman
The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km) ...

The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km)
Brian@PedalBIG (TX)_________________286 (328 Total)
wphamilton(GA)______________________276
Tarwheel (NC)_______________________250 (356 total)...
Forum: Texas 12-12-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,308
Posted By truman
Our friends at The Spinistry...

Our friends at The Spinistry (http://www.spinistry.com/) are putting on some lovely gravel-grinder rides in the spirit of The Dirty Kanzaa - you might check in wit them.
Forum: Commuting 12-12-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,416
Posted By truman
110 plus >40% humidity plus 15-20 mph headwind. ...

110 plus >40% humidity plus 15-20 mph headwind. Survived by being old and stubborn and hydrating all day. 102-108 and windy was pretty much the entire 2011 summer, and I slogged through it just...
Forum: Touring 12-05-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,188
Posted By truman
http://www.geartrade.com/search/results/?searchTer...

http://www.geartrade.com/search/results/?searchTerm=patagonia#/2

You're welcome. ;)
Forum: Touring 12-05-12, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,981
Posted By truman
WTB Mountain Drops with 105 Brifters. Love,...

WTB Mountain Drops with 105 Brifters. Love, love, love them for roads, gravel, doubletrack and easy singletrack. Comfy for climbing, too.
Forum: Touring 12-05-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,032
Posted By truman
I keep a 10oz plastic flask in my pannier for the...

I keep a 10oz plastic flask in my pannier for the epic or scenic moments, to share or enjoy solo. I start out with something like a 12-15 year sherry cask scotch, like Aberlour, then refill with...
Forum: Commuting 12-05-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 72,797
Posted By truman
It's been crazy-warm here of late. The last...

It's been crazy-warm here of late. The last three mornings though, the temp has dropped from 66F, to 55F to today's 44F. Rides home consistently in the upper 60's. Makes me crazy trying to dress...
Forum: Commuting 12-05-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By truman
My first purpose-built commuter was a Miyata 310...

My first purpose-built commuter was a Miyata 310 I built up from a free frame/fork, some cheap-but-quality eBay and donor parts, garage sale finds (Campy crankset and Assos arm warmers, $6.00!) and...
Forum: Commuting 12-05-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,451
Posted By truman
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
Forum: Commuting 12-04-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By truman
22 miles round trip. If I have a too-light...

22 miles round trip. If I have a too-light lunch, I'll try to eat an apple about a half hour before the ride home. I usually have one or a banana sitting around on my desk to stave off the...
Forum: Commuting 12-04-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,451
Posted By truman
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
Forum: Commuting 12-03-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,846
Posted By truman
That 970 was my first MTB and a very...

That 970 was my first MTB and a very trail/street/tour-worthy ride. If I see one for sale in my size and good condition, I'll very likely buy it.

If I ever see the one that was stolen from me in...
Forum: Commuting 12-03-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,070
Posted By truman
On a perfect day, I drink a glass of water, do...

On a perfect day, I drink a glass of water, do 10-15 minutes of prayer/meditation, eat 1 egg, 2 bacon, 1 toast, then 20-30 minutes of full body calisthenics/workout via either the SWorkit Pro or...
Forum: Commuting 12-03-12, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,451
Posted By truman
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
Forum: Texas 11-30-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By truman
I'll be out there with the Queen of Sweden.

I'll be out there with the Queen of Sweden.
Forum: Touring 11-30-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,335
Posted By truman
last big tour - I knew temps would range from...

last big tour - I knew temps would range from 20'sF to 100F.
I spent the money for a lighter tent, lighter sleeping bag and pad. Worth every dime.

I also resolved to only take 2 panniers and a...
Forum: Commuting 11-30-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,451
Posted By truman
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________6106...
Forum: Commuting 11-29-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By truman
I'll agree that both OP's and the British...

I'll agree that both OP's and the British scenario described are the suck. My recent unpleasantness has had to do with greater numbers of motorists who go into the opposing lane on a residential...
Forum: Commuting 11-29-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 827
Posted By truman
Not left on the bike, but I did leave it, while...

Not left on the bike, but I did leave it, while on my bike...

On a cross country tour, in very rural Colorado, 50 miles into the day, I took a break on a bench in front of a store in a tiny ville...
Forum: Commuting 11-29-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,451
Posted By truman
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________7843 (11053)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________6106...
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