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Forum: Commuting 05-02-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,671
Posted By AstroEng
Sorry... Couldn't resist......

Sorry... Couldn't resist... (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjBLuTwT6mM) :p

Enjoy the new ride.
Forum: Commuting 02-15-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,150
Posted By AstroEng
I bike back and forth between meetings, up to...

I bike back and forth between meetings, up to about 2 miles for the furthest places I usually go. The base just put in a new bike path along my most frequent route, which is super awesome. Hopefully...
Forum: Commuting 10-11-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,717
Posted By AstroEng
^This. I've had mine for over a year and it works...

^This. I've had mine for over a year and it works great. I did end up buying the 6-cell battery and get 3 days of strobe on it (~240 minutes). I also bought the spreading lens.
Forum: Commuting 09-24-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By AstroEng
I actually just got back from a business trip in...

I actually just got back from a business trip in Dayton. Having seen the streets (and a few people commuting down them), the marked bike routes were nicer than I thought. They were wide residential...
Forum: Commuting 08-28-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By AstroEng
These "marked bicycle routes" are just roads with...

These "marked bicycle routes" are just roads with wide shoulders, or do you mean neighborhood streets as in no lane markers, etc, or neither? I use a couple of "bicycle routes" in our area and they...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,436
Posted By AstroEng
Ditto - I upgraded my cheapo Chinese light to a 6...

Ditto - I upgraded my cheapo Chinese light to a 6 cell 18650 pack (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AAQOV5E?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage) and it lasts me 4 days on strobe...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By AstroEng
baron - I also heard that there is a bike gate by...

baron - I also heard that there is a bike gate by the Wright Bros monument onto Area B (I hear there are bike gates on Areas A and C as well). I guess it is somewhere between Gate 1B and 19B on the...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By AstroEng
Sorry, I've been out of town the past 2 weeks. I...

Sorry, I've been out of town the past 2 weeks. I appreciate the feedback so far.

anielsen - I've been looking at Oakwood as well. I punched some preferences into WalkScore.com and that...
Forum: Commuting 08-16-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 79,346
Posted By AstroEng
scroca (MT) _______________________ 5,657.05 ...

scroca (MT) _______________________ 5,657.05
augustgarage (CA) _________________ 5,350.3 (7,393.4 total) [124/124]
f1xedgear​(NC) _____________________ 4,440.0 [107]
johnlp (AZ)...
Forum: Commuting 08-16-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By AstroEng
Dayton, OH area commuters?

...More specifically, commuting to Wright-Patterson AFB Area B...

I've been offered a job near AFIT on WPAFB Area B. I'm seriously considering it, but I am concerned about my ability to commute by...
Forum: Commuting 08-16-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,242
Posted By AstroEng
Glad you are ok and that you were able to keep...

Glad you are ok and that you were able to keep your cool but still stick it to him.

That is a sweet setup! :thumb:
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-15-15, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,619
Posted By AstroEng
This is the only place I've been able to find...

This is the only place I've been able to find this. Everything else is about overworking and getting cramps while riding, not getting cramps because I didn't ride. I ride cramp free all year long,...
Forum: Commuting 03-30-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,062
Posted By AstroEng
http://dashingdad.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/y...

http://dashingdad.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/youbastard.gif
Forum: Commuting 03-30-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,062
Posted By AstroEng
Someone turned my front wheel magnet (for the...

Someone turned my front wheel magnet (for the speedometer) backwards... It wasn't just a little bit (never had to adjust it before), it was a full 180 off. It took me a couple miles to figure out why...
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-29-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By AstroEng
Question Refurbishing Kid Trailer

Hello!

I have an old Trek trailer that I bought 2 years ago used to haul the kids. We've gotten a lot of use out of it, but the New Mexico sun has taken its toll. The fabric floor is nearly...
Forum: Commuting 03-23-15, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,765
Posted By AstroEng
6 minutes off both ends of my commute without...

6 minutes off both ends of my commute without pushing it and 15-25 mph crosswinds on the way home. I still need to tweak the seat (too low) and the tires are on the low end of the pressure range.
...
Forum: Commuting 03-22-15, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 127,765
Posted By AstroEng
I'm a little late posting this, but Thursday was...

I'm a little late posting this, but Thursday was interesting... My morning commute was pleasant. For lunch i rode over to subway to grab a sandwich. When I was almost there I heard a thumping rubbing...
Forum: Commuting 03-13-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 79,346
Posted By AstroEng
scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________ 1255
johnlp (AZ) _______________________1228 (1550 total)...
Forum: Commuting 01-04-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 67,019
Posted By AstroEng
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 8357.3...

augustgarage (CA)__________________ 8357.3 (10848.8 total) [218/218]
f1xedgear(NC)______________________ 8119 [197] done
borosen____________________________ 7864 (11764) [198/221] done
sandieganLA...
Forum: Commuting 09-18-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 67,019
Posted By AstroEng
borosen____________________________ 5667 (9237)...

borosen____________________________ 5667 (9237) [143/146]
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 5582.7 (7480.5 total) [147/147]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 5213 [127]
gregf83...
Forum: Commuting 08-28-14, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 67,019
Posted By AstroEng
borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587)...

borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587) [131/133]
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 4872.1 (6689.8 total) [128/128]
f1xedgear (NC)_____________________ 4756 [116]
gregf83...
Forum: Commuting 08-03-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,449
Posted By AstroEng
I worked a 19 hour shift, which since it was a...

I worked a 19 hour shift, which since it was a swing shift, meant that I had been up for 24 hours straight by the time I was ready to head home. Called the wife and got a ride home. So I guess it...
Forum: Commuting 05-15-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By AstroEng
I grew up on the front range... Snow season is...

I grew up on the front range... Snow season is always "Labor Day to Mother's Day"

:p
Forum: Commuting 05-15-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 125,404
Posted By AstroEng
No commute today. :cry: Went outside at...

No commute today. :cry:

Went outside at lunch yesterday to a flat rear tire. This happens occasionally, but I have slimed tubes and I normally just pull the offending goathead a pump it up and go....
Forum: Commuting 01-03-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,489
Posted By AstroEng
My final 2013 numbers: buzzbee...

My final 2013 numbers:

buzzbee (CA)_______________________7723
augustgarage (CA)__________________7247.6 (9077 total) [192/214]
Dwayne (GA)________________________6438 (7051 total through 11/12...
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