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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-13-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,527
Posted By Dagmar
I was touring with friends this weekend and one...

I was touring with friends this weekend and one friend was on his last patched tube when the patch failed. We had plenty glue patches, but could not get them to take. We suspect the humidity was...
Forum: Touring 05-01-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,265
Posted By Dagmar
I have been cycle commuting for a couple months...

I have been cycle commuting for a couple months and am very happy with my RainLegs in light or intermittent rain. Because they only cover the tops of the legs, they breathe well (as well as whatever...
Forum: Commuting 01-28-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,284
Posted By Dagmar
9F/-12C with wind. It was a challenge. Parts got...

9F/-12C with wind. It was a challenge. Parts got cold. I need different gear for these really cold days. Definitely a bread bag day...need to get myself a couple of those.
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-06-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Dagmar
This made me smile to read. Great inspiration!...

This made me smile to read. Great inspiration! Thanks for sharing!

Dagmar
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-04-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Dagmar
Will do. Thanks for the advice. Dagmar

Will do. Thanks for the advice.

Dagmar
Forum: Introductions 01-04-14, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
I love museums. I find that they're a great place...

I love museums. I find that they're a great place to start (for me) to get a historical context for the country I am in. It was in Helisinki that I learned to start with the "national museum" and...
Forum: Introductions 01-04-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
How quickly things change, huh? My father and I...

How quickly things change, huh? My father and I are going to work on my summer bike tomorrow and hopefully I can bring it home for next week or the week after, when it all melts. ;)

Thanks for the...
Forum: Introductions 01-04-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
Thanks for the welcome, Juha! I had a lovely,...

Thanks for the welcome, Juha! I had a lovely, 2-day holiday in Helsinki a few years ago. What a neat city! I visited National Museum, City Museum, Street Museum, Tram Museum, Postal Museum, Stone...
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-04-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Dagmar
Wipekitty: You're not kidding! I've never...

Wipekitty:

You're not kidding! I've never experienced an endorphin high before and it was really lovely! I tend to have a dark cloud hovering over my head at all times, and it was like someone...
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-04-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Dagmar
Chris: Yes, I am changing when I get to...

Chris:

Yes, I am changing when I get to work, and then changing back into a slightly slimy shirt to ride home. Yuck. I am going to bring two shirts with me next time, but even so, getting a flat...
Forum: Introductions 01-04-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
LOL Cute! Tell him to stay safe when crossing...

LOL Cute! Tell him to stay safe when crossing roads. :)
Forum: Commuting 01-03-14, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
My second day of bike commuting 7.5/8 miles was...

My second day of bike commuting 7.5/8 miles was the day after the storm (today). It was great!

I don't know much about the bike. Mountain bike maybe? Hybrid? Tires are hybrid. I just floated my...
Forum: Introductions 01-03-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
Thanks. :)

Thanks. :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-03-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 209,980
Posted By Dagmar
Rainlegs and Sea to Summit Hydraulic Dry Sack...

Rainlegs and Sea to Summit Hydraulic Dry Sack with heavy duty lash loops. I am ready for winter commuting and summer touring.
Forum: Living Car Free 01-03-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,363
Posted By Dagmar
Nope. The risk of falling out is more of a thing...

Nope. The risk of falling out is more of a thing in spreader-bar hammocks or hammocks that are hung really tight. I have a nice, open-weave string hammock that I attach with a nice, low, loose hang....
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-03-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Dagmar
Hi, lasauge. Yes, I have some leftover...

Hi, lasauge.

Yes, I have some leftover winter gear (I haven't skied or snowboarded in over ten years) that is coming in handy. The most helpful item are my goggles, which fit over my glasses. I...
Forum: Introductions 01-03-14, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
Thanks! Another great ride home in the snow. It...

Thanks! Another great ride home in the snow. It suits me!

Be well,
Dagmar
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-03-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Dagmar
First Day Commuting in Snow

Today was my first day commuting into work in snow (second day commuting into work!). Commute is 7.5-8 miles, New England flat. Exhilarating! The bike I'm using has fenders, but is otherwise...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-03-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,363
Posted By Dagmar
I switched to a hammock about a month ago. My...

I switched to a hammock about a month ago. My back pain is gone! I sleep soundly! It is miraculous, the change in my well-being. As a bonus, I can thoroughly wash my bed whenever I want. Highly...
Forum: Introductions 01-03-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Dagmar
Ice Bike Commuter

Hi!

I am a cradle New Englander whose daddy put her on a steel-framed bike when she was a wee one. My first summer rides were gauged in distance by how many dead possums I could reach before...
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