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Forum: Commuting 11-01-13, 07:55 AM
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Posted By starkmojo
http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p505/Starkmojo...

http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p505/Starkmojo/IMAG1027-1_zps5abfb7a4.jpg (http://s1153.photobucket.com/user/Starkmojo/media/IMAG1027-1_zps5abfb7a4.jpg.html)

kona jake with borrowed pannier
Forum: Commuting 10-30-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p505/Starkmojo...

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Forum: Commuting 10-30-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
If looks was more important than function than I...

If looks was more important than function than I would not have moved the rack back- seeing as I did your statement is incorrect. Saying it looks odd is indeed an observation of form, but I am...
Forum: Commuting 10-30-13, 07:52 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 16,319
Posted By starkmojo
http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p505/Starkmojo...

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Forum: Commuting 10-30-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
thank you for adding nothing to the conversation...

thank you for adding nothing to the conversation other than showing off you knowledge of grammar.

so with the help of the LBS (Rainy Peak Cycles should you ever be in Cottage Grove OR) I got it...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-13, 12:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
Well today was my first commute with the pannier....

Well today was my first commute with the pannier. It was definately more comfortable (althouhg I still had a pack to carry my lunch and hydration.) My back feels way better (and so does my butt.) A...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,236
Posted By starkmojo
+1

+1
Forum: Commuting 10-21-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
I work in a remote office that is not considered...

I work in a remote office that is not considered a secure location. Rules require I take it with me. I tried that already.
Forum: Commuting 10-21-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
One thing that comes to mind are all the people...

One thing that comes to mind are all the people talking about using your spine as a vibration reducer. I mean its your SPINE right- repairs to it are pretty pricey. Seems like if vibration was a...
Forum: Commuting 10-18-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
To clarify- my commuter bike is a Kona Jake with...

To clarify- my commuter bike is a Kona Jake with a rack. Back in my single days I had some buckets for shoping, but now with a baby if I take the bike shopping I hook up the Burley trailer because...
Forum: Commuting 10-18-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,855
Posted By starkmojo
Are Panniers worth the cost?

So I have long been a weekend road warrior but a recent turn of events has given me the unusual opportunity to bike commute for the next few months (probably 4-5 months tops). The one bummer is I...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-10-13, 08:22 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,312
Posted By starkmojo
[URL=http://s1153.photobucket.com/user/Starkmojo/m...

[URL=http://s1153.photobucket.com/user/Starkmojo/media/IMAG0894_zpsbb9207b6.jpg.html]http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p505/Starkmojo/IMAG0894_zpsbb9207b6.jpg[/URL
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-22-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By starkmojo
Getting the angle of the seat right is as...

Getting the angle of the seat right is as important as the right seat. I have a pretty sharp angle in mine, enough that bike shops offer to "fix" it whenever I get it tuned up. But it's the result of...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-22-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,034
Posted By starkmojo
Checked out your blog on sizing and I have to say...

Checked out your blog on sizing and I have to say I agree... Perhaps what the cycling world needs is a "gut cut" style
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-22-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,034
Posted By starkmojo
I recently bought my first cycling shorts and...

I recently bought my first cycling shorts and jersey. In general I do not like specific clothes for one type of activity. Partly because of my size (6'6", 297lbs size 15 feet) clothing in general is...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-22-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,369
Posted By starkmojo
I get 12.5 in town and 14.5 on the open road.

I get 12.5 in town and 14.5 on the open road.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-09-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,409
Posted By starkmojo
to the OP- I biked in Portland for ten years- I...

to the OP- I biked in Portland for ten years- I have been down in the East Bay of SF for the last two months (Richmond, Albany, El cerrito, Oakland, Berkely) and I swear I will never ***** about...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-13, 10:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,348
Posted By starkmojo
I usually limit the duration of my ride to an...

I usually limit the duration of my ride to an hour and see how far I can get in that time, ie how fast I can go. Past an hour I think of it more as a liesure ride then a work out. Also on my usual...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By starkmojo
I used to get a lot of pinch flats on my rd bike....

I used to get a lot of pinch flats on my rd bike. It's been better since I started over inflating... I also went up a tire size in the rear but I started with 23s so that probably won't help you.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-07-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,969
Posted By starkmojo
I buy for the next season- right now summer...

I buy for the next season- right now summer clothes are on clearence so I buy them (you might want to buy your a little snug figuring youll lose weight through the winter.) I buy my winter clothes in...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-07-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By starkmojo
I ride your old CAAD with no complaints. I would...

I ride your old CAAD with no complaints. I would probably get high end shifters and better wheels before I bought a new bike- but thats me.

Oh yes, and welcome to the cult of CAAD! :D
(secret...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-11-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By starkmojo
Well update- Now that i have been running a 25 on...

Well update- Now that i have been running a 25 on the rear (I am just waiting for the fron 23 to blow or wear out... why waste a good tire?) 120 front and rear the last 150 miles without a blow out....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-11-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By starkmojo
I hear Frddie Mercury when I read this thread...

I hear Frddie Mercury when I read this thread...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-11-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By starkmojo
50cc tires? I run a narrower tire on my...

50cc tires? I run a narrower tire on my motorcycle. Other than that looks great.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-11-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,945
Posted By starkmojo
I have a jake xc bike, and a CAAD road bike. I...

I have a jake xc bike, and a CAAD road bike. I think of the jake as a truck. If I need to haul stuff the jake works great. I have done up to 30 miles on pavement but it was a SLOW 30 with stock tires...
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