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Forum: Southeast 07-02-13, 12:50 PM
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Good place to watch the 4th of July fireworks from the Virginia side? (By bike)

Hi guys,

Are recommendations for a good spot to watch the 4th of July fireworks along the Mount Vernon Trail (or anywhere else for that matter). Also, would you happen to know if biking is allowed...
Forum: Northeast 05-16-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
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Thanks -- good info. I'll check it out on Saturday

Thanks -- good info. I'll check it out on Saturday
Forum: Northeast 05-16-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
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Cool, I'm going to do that ride solo from Old...

Cool, I'm going to do that ride solo from Old Town Alexandria in the afternoon. I'll be the fast guy not knowing where he's going :)
Forum: Northeast 05-14-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
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Any update on this? Been wondering if it's a good...

Any update on this? Been wondering if it's a good (and safe) mid-afternoon ride for the weekend. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling 04-02-13, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
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Looks interesting. Trying to see first what I can...

Looks interesting. Trying to see first what I can do with what I already have before buying something new.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-02-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
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Thanks -- It didn't come with a seatstay...

Thanks -- It didn't come with a seatstay attachment. I thought of using zip ties as well, but I'm not going to get the attachment to stay on fixed very securely -- as you mentioned it's a very...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-02-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
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Yes, round. I measured 12.5cm (~5in)

Yes, round. I measured 12.5cm (~5in)
Forum: Road Cycling 04-01-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
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Options to mount a tail light on a thick seatpost

Hi guys,

The clamp that comes with the Cygolite Hotshot tail light...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-10-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By permanentrecord
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-10-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By permanentrecord
Very simple question: do the Cateye bike computers sync with PC/Macs?

I have a Sigma bicycle computer and I use a docking station to transfer my riding stats to my Mac via their prop software. I am wondering if the Cateye (say the Cateye Strada models) have the same...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 02-08-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,718
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And now back to $27.15. It was probably a...

And now back to $27.15. It was probably a mistake, but I already bought one! I'd like to know the price-setting algorithm Amazon uses (scours the web for competitor's prices as far as I know)...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 02-06-13, 07:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,718
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By the way, the price of the Cygolite Hotshot...

By the way, the price of the Cygolite Hotshot 2-watt just got reduced to $21.36 on Amazon.com today. Crazy! Why do LBSs even bother to sell parts?
...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 02-04-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,718
Posted By permanentrecord
I should add that I've been a bit worried about...

I should add that I've been a bit worried about deterioration with rain and sun, and so far not a sign of wear. Great sturdy mount. Great light!
Forum: Southern California 12-21-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
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Thanks, they do. Got Jamis Ventura Sports and...

Thanks, they do. Got Jamis Ventura Sports and some others for rent -- will check them out tomorrow. These guys sounded very nice on the phone
Forum: Southern California 12-21-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
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Thanks, peckma -- I've driven on 46 on and it has...

Thanks, peckma -- I've driven on 46 on and it has amazing views indeed. Will probably save it for a morning ride with no winds however (that downhill part is gonna be scary with some tail or cross...
Forum: Southern California 12-21-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By permanentrecord
Thank you very much. These are some beautiful...

Thank you very much. These are some beautiful pictures -- can't wait to make it out there!
Forum: Southern California 12-21-12, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
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Thanks -- I saw they were highly rated, so I'll...

Thanks -- I saw they were highly rated, so I'll give them a call. Any chance I'll be able to rent a carbon frame?
Forum: Southern California 12-20-12, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
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In need of ride recommendations in San Luis Obispo/Morro Bay (Central Coast)

Hi guys,

In Morro Bay for Christmas and planning on renting a road bike in SLO soon. Do you have any recommendations for rides? Also looked up the good folks at SLO Bicycle Club and might be...
Forum: Southern California 12-20-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
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Hello, just spending my Christmas in Morro Bay...

Hello, just spending my Christmas in Morro Bay (13 mi off SLO) if that counts. Live in Washington, DC area regularly.

Planning on renting a road bike from SLO in the next few days and exploring a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-24-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,718
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Thanks, that's good to hear about the handlebar....

Thanks, that's good to hear about the handlebar. I ordered a Niterider Lumina 650 from Amazon to compare them, and I will decide which one to keep in the next few days. It's really too bad -- the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-24-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,718
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Yes, Cygolite Expilion 600 is a very good light...

Yes, Cygolite Expilion 600 is a very good light as far as brightness and beam pattern go, but I have two problems with it:

1. The little soft rubber cover for the USB port is really poorly...
Forum: Southeast 09-13-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By permanentrecord
Northern Virginia: what's with the trail patrol folk on the Mt Vernon Trail today?

Saw two trail patrol people today on the Mount Vernon trail during commuting hours (morning and early evening) around the airport (one by Gravelly Point Park and one south of the airport) keeping...
Forum: Commuting 09-13-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
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Update: Went to LBS and had the saddle move a bit...

Update: Went to LBS and had the saddle move a bit more forward on the rails. The mechanic said it was too far back, which would explain the lower back pain if it came from a hunching position.
...
Forum: Commuting 09-13-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By permanentrecord
Only problem I see is storing this thing while...

Only problem I see is storing this thing while biking from one place to another. Does it wrap itself on the seat stay?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-11-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,718
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Thanks -- does the 600 come with a helmet mount?...

Thanks -- does the 600 come with a helmet mount? The cygolite website says that it doesn't, but amazon says it does.
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