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Forum: Commuting 07-20-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 53,106
Posted By Ky_Rider
Hot ride home yesterday with temps in the 90's....

Hot ride home yesterday with temps in the 90's. Took it slow and finished a bottle of Gatorade before I got home. Usually I still have some left. Felt cooked by the time I arrived.


Ride into...
Forum: Commuting 07-17-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Ky_Rider
I like my Showers Pass jacket but it's started...

I like my Showers Pass jacket but it's started losing it's water resistance after a year. Washed it and treated with Nikwax and it's seems to have restored it.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-15-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ky_Rider
I can handle the high temps but the humidity...

I can handle the high temps but the humidity definitely lowers my motivation. I try to ride early or late on really warm days.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-15-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,339
Posted By Ky_Rider
About 50/50. If it's dark I'm wearing a helmet....

About 50/50. If it's dark I'm wearing a helmet. Slow rides around my neighborhood I do not. Most of my rides are slow rides anymore. Lol
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-31-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Ky_Rider
I'm using a Surly singleator tensioner on my...

I'm using a Surly singleator tensioner on my mountain bike and so far I'd had no problems. Might have to try the eccentric bb in the future though.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-26-16, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 66,472
Posted By Ky_Rider
Never been a metal fan but for some reason I've...

Never been a metal fan but for some reason I've started listening to Metallica lately.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-26-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,640
Posted By Ky_Rider
Love my disc trucker. I use it to commute and...

Love my disc trucker. I use it to commute and general riding. Changed the bars and tires to suit my style of riding.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-25-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By Ky_Rider
Same here. Never been fast but I'm growing to...

Same here. Never been fast but I'm growing to love single speed. Going to pick up my second single this week. Just ride.
Forum: Commuting 05-18-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 53,106
Posted By Ky_Rider
The flu, weather, and a half marathon have kept...

The flu, weather, and a half marathon have kept me off the bike for a couple of weeks. Looking forward to getting back out there. New single speed commuter has been ordered.
Forum: Commuting 04-12-16, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 53,106
Posted By Ky_Rider
I haven't commuted for at least a couple of...

I haven't commuted for at least a couple of weeks. My allergies have been terrible and the weather has been crap. Windy, rainy, and cold for this time of year. I'm feeling better and weather forecast...
Forum: Commuting 11-04-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
KCBikeCommuter Hope you heal up quickly. I almost...

KCBikeCommuter Hope you heal up quickly. I almost wiped out yesterday when my pedal struck the road during a turn.

My commute this morning was almost perfect with temps around 60F/15C. Shorts and...
Forum: Commuting 11-03-15, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ky_Rider
My commute is a similar distance. It was too much...

My commute is a similar distance. It was too much for me to ride everyday. I alternate between riding to and from work. Takes me about 1.5 hours to ride 25 km on my hilly commute. I'm considering...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
First ride this week due to the rain. Beautiful...

First ride this week due to the rain. Beautiful clear skies this morning with plenty of moonlight. Going to ride home also. I rarely ride both directions in the same day, but my legs feel fresh and...
Forum: Commuting 10-21-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
Drove in this morning but I'm riding home this...

Drove in this morning but I'm riding home this afternoon. Temps around 70 will be nice. Not too many days like this left this year. Have had a annoying sound and slight wobble when pedaling under...
Forum: Commuting 10-16-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,102
Posted By Ky_Rider
Black walnuts seem to be everywhere around here.

Black walnuts seem to be everywhere around here.
Forum: Commuting 10-01-15, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
No ride this week. I sold my cross check Monday...

No ride this week. I sold my cross check Monday and ordered a LHT the same day. My other bike doesn't have fenders and it's rained all week. Hopefully next week I'll be riding again. October is...
Forum: Commuting 09-24-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
3 great commutes this week. I've been taking the...

3 great commutes this week. I've been taking the longer scenic route and enjoying the nice weather. My wife got a new car and so that means I now have a car also. I'm pretty proud of myself for...
Forum: Commuting 09-02-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
I love those long afternoon commutes. I have a...

I love those long afternoon commutes. I have a similar valley I have to ride up if I ride down to the Ky River. I don't like the return of the heat, but I'm trying to make the best of it. I know the...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
Second flat in a week coming home yesterday....

Second flat in a week coming home yesterday. Beautiful day so I didn't really care. I actually patched the tube! Usually I just replace it. Cool ride coming in this morning felt wonderful. Had to...
Forum: Commuting 08-20-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
I came out of work to find a flat tire yesterday....

I came out of work to find a flat tire yesterday. Didn't find anything in the tire to cause the flat. I was kinda nervous going home thinking it might flat again, but made it home without incident....
Forum: Commuting 08-18-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
Foggy and humid. Half of my morning commute is in...

Foggy and humid. Half of my morning commute is in the dark now. I got spoiled the last couple of months of riding in with sunlight.
Forum: Commuting 08-14-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,657
Posted By Ky_Rider
Having a mountain triple and 11-34 cassette helps...

Having a mountain triple and 11-34 cassette helps me. I'll still occasionally get off and push my bike up a hill if I'm just not feeling that day. Feels good to get off the bike and walk for a minute...
Forum: Commuting 08-14-15, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
I think the bike shop thought I was crazy when I...

I think the bike shop thought I was crazy when I had them install a mountain triple crank on my cross check, but I appreciate those extra gears when climbing the hills around here. I do occasionally...
Forum: Commuting 08-14-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,630
Posted By Ky_Rider
Same here. Cooler north wind felt good but made...

Same here. Cooler north wind felt good but made it slow going. Only averaged 11 mph. No ride today. Caught a ride with a coworker.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-13-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By Ky_Rider
DuPont motorcycle degreaser for chains and...

DuPont motorcycle degreaser for chains and sprockets works well for me. 470959
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