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Forum: Commuting 01-02-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,120
Posted By muu
I don't always keep my camera charged but for the...

I don't always keep my camera charged but for the most part it's on a prominent spot on my helmet. People hate being recorded (funny considering the number of security cameras and such all around...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-11-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,440
Posted By muu
I'm going to be doing it in 2 days, with an...

I'm going to be doing it in 2 days, with an overnight stay at Winlock in the gym. Would it be smart to bring a tent even though it's indoors?
Forum: Commuting 05-20-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,123
Posted By muu
Police frequently do nothing about buzzing or...

Police frequently do nothing about buzzing or other dangerous behavior, as no damage was done. If we have flags out like this and cars come in contact, wouldn't that mean that the driver basically...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 05-13-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By muu
I was suggesting we go and try some, but she does...

I was suggesting we go and try some, but she does not like the idea of being that close to the pavement. A cruiser-style trike w/ 3 speeds may be the best I could get if a mtn bike doesn't pan out.
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 05-06-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By muu
Thanks for the suggestions! If an upright bike's...

Thanks for the suggestions! If an upright bike's the best bet, I may just go ahead and start off by fixing up her old bike -- typical rusted & poorly stored cheap mtn bike (last I checked, it was...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 05-04-13, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By muu
learning to ride with multiple sclerosis

My girlfriend has MS. She's got some balance issues (stairs are apparently a little more difficult, and she needs to see where she's going) but otherwise, if she doesn't tell you she's got it you...
Forum: Commuting 04-23-13, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By muu
replace your 'small under-seat bag' with a...

replace your 'small under-seat bag' with a Carradice of your choice? Little difference in wind resistance or feel, and in fair weather even the little ones can carry tons if you bring a bungee net...
Forum: Commuting 04-09-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By muu
I've had a similar situation recently. Evasive...

I've had a similar situation recently. Evasive action made me lose control, and while I didn't get hit I did crash. Pulled a groin or tilted a pelvis (that's what the chiro says), and have been out...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-18-13, 12:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,597
Posted By muu
I hurt my hip after I was run off the road a few...

I hurt my hip after I was run off the road a few weeks back. I've been driving since, but hurt the hip further when I was involved in a collision during the commute. Hindsight's 20/20 but I wouldnt...
Forum: Commuting 03-13-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,495
Posted By muu
whole milk, frozen berries, banana, ground flax...

whole milk, frozen berries, banana, ground flax seed and half a scoop of protein mixed into a morning smoothie. Also cook two eggs and stick that in a tupper for when I get to the office. I'd love...
Forum: Commuting 02-18-13, 12:54 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 4,490
Posted By muu
Doesn't make it any different for me. 14mi each...

Doesn't make it any different for me. 14mi each way makes it a good workout every day (I'm struggling a bit now since I'm trying to pile on some running on top of it -- need to figure out a happy...
Forum: Living Car Free 02-11-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,240
Posted By muu
Google's saying automated cars could filter in to...

Google's saying automated cars could filter in to the consumer market within 3-5 years:
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Forum: Commuting 02-08-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,523
Posted By muu
it's less that cycle commuting feels great, and...

it's less that cycle commuting feels great, and more that driving to work sucks. Yes, the occasional buzzing truck/redneck can dampen the ride, but I find myself getting much more frustrated when...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-31-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,550
Posted By muu
A flat tire when they least expect it puts them...

A flat tire when they least expect it puts them right square in Zombieville. Zombie Bike Shop owner is carrying the last patch kit on earth.
Forum: Commuting 01-25-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By muu
clearance showers pass boot covers I got a few...

clearance showers pass boot covers I got a few years ago have been one of the best cycling purchases I've ever made. Long as you put waterproof pants over them (otherwise water trickles down your...
Forum: Commuting 01-25-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By muu
Have you ridden 40, 50 miles before? There's...

Have you ridden 40, 50 miles before? There's probably more harm to wearing bike shorts for 3,4 hours at a time (constant warmth and exposure) vs letting it air out for a bit. If you're paranoid, use...
Forum: Commuting 01-24-13, 03:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,615
Posted By muu
I like my Cygolite Expilion 700. Lot better...

I like my Cygolite Expilion 700. Lot better spread than the older versions. The philips light looks interesting, but it won't work for me since I always put my light on the underside of the...
Forum: Commuting 01-22-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 598
Posted By muu
If texting brings down driver attentiveness down...

If texting brings down driver attentiveness down to drunk driving levels, it needs to be enforced at that same level and with similar punishment. It's the only real way people are going to stop...
Forum: Commuting 01-22-13, 01:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,700
Posted By muu
Had a close one today. Rural 45mph road, lightly...

Had a close one today. Rural 45mph road, lightly traveled as it's adjacent to a more efficient one. Little to no shoulder. Two cars were coming towards me, and maybe when they're 100ft away the...
Forum: Commuting 01-18-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,041
Posted By muu
I sometimes listen to podcasts when I do extended...

I sometimes listen to podcasts when I do extended rides, audio books might be a bit too much.

Headphones at reasonable volumes shouldn't get in the way of hearing traffic, but I still suggest you...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,390
Posted By muu
Jamis support takes a while to respond (~2wks?)...

Jamis support takes a while to respond (~2wks?) but I've heard back from them the couple times I asked for support.
Forum: Commuting 01-18-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 963
Posted By muu
Got both the Road Master Blaster and the Road...

Got both the Road Master Blaster and the Road Morph G. The former takes time but works well even on road tires up to high PSI; Road Morph G is great for pumping tires to 60-70psi, I find it a little...
Forum: Commuting 01-16-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,547
Posted By muu
I'm doing a 28mi round trip commute. It's a...

I'm doing a 28mi round trip commute. It's a workout on the foul-weather bike; on my roadbike, it's a joyride in the morning and after work. I am finding it tough to do all 5 days of the week...
Forum: Commuting 01-16-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,104
Posted By muu
I like my zombie-barf green jacket for its...

I like my zombie-barf green jacket for its waterproofiness more than the HiVis aspect.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 01-10-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,385
Posted By muu
the best solution i've found w/ the port cover is...

the best solution i've found w/ the port cover is to not try in the first place. Have not had problems riding in the rain w/ the plug exposed. Obviously I'm taking chances there, but IMO you're...
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