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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-03-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,195
Posted By westrid_dad
Lots of good advice here. You may also want to...

Lots of good advice here. You may also want to query the folks over on this Surly forum.

Surly - Mtbr.com (http://forums.mtbr.com/surly/)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-01-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,368
Posted By westrid_dad
I try to commute by bike every day. For any trip...

I try to commute by bike every day. For any trip I ride in the rain, I feel is penance for all those sunny days in the past that I chose to take the car. Until that debt is paid, I will not complain...
Forum: Commuting 06-01-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,573
Posted By westrid_dad
My Surly Ogre is my "do everything, go...

My Surly Ogre is my "do everything, go everywhere" bike. It's my commuter, tourer, explorer, hauling bike and I love it! I have a flat-bar sport-tourer and a fully-suspended mountain bike, but I...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-28-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By westrid_dad
What about something like this? Timbuk2...

What about something like this?

Timbuk2 Goody Box Frame Bag - Medium - REI.com (http://www.rei.com/product/881331/timbuk2-goody-box-frame-bag-medium#tab-description)
Forum: Commuting 04-28-15, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,785
Posted By westrid_dad
Sidi Dominators in the cold, because I can easily...

Sidi Dominators in the cold, because I can easily fit neoprene booties over them, Keen Commuter sandals in the heat, and Pearl Izumi X-Alps for in between. If I choose, I can wear the Keen's or...
Forum: Commuting 04-28-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 926
Posted By westrid_dad
Without getting into the "bring it / leave it at...

Without getting into the "bring it / leave it at work" debate, for more than a year I've been commuting with my laptop. It measures15 x 10 x 1.5, and I carry it in a neoprene sleeve, within an...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-26-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By westrid_dad
What do you mean by "small"? What do you want to...

What do you mean by "small"? What do you want to use it for?

Here is my "small" frame bag I use on my Surly Ogre, but in a size "medium". Depending upon the ride / weather, I use it to carry an...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-30-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,100
Posted By westrid_dad
Buff®Sports | Cycling...

Buff®Sports | Cycling (http://www.buffusa.com/sports/collections/filter/cycling)

Depending upon temperature / season, I'm either wearing an original (full size) or half Buff. Prior to this I...
Forum: Commuting 03-28-15, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,933
Posted By westrid_dad
My co-workers think I'm boring and/or anti-social...

My co-workers think I'm boring and/or anti-social since I don't go out for lunch, but my standard fare is now a NutriBlast, usually kale blended with various fruits, nuts, and seeds. I'll also bring...
Forum: Commuting 03-16-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By westrid_dad
I also love the Quad Lock system. I've been...

I also love the Quad Lock system. I've been using it on a Lumia phone, with the universal bike mount and the car mount. Rock solid and simple to use.
Forum: Touring 07-03-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,077
Posted By westrid_dad
Thank you, KEEN!

Thank you, KEEN!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-28-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By westrid_dad
My brother still has his Super Strada, although,...

My brother still has his Super Strada, although, it is no longer his daily ride. If I remember correctly, the Super Strada was the first production bike model to be spec'd with the (then new) Dura...
Forum: Touring 06-28-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,077
Posted By westrid_dad
This is too bad. I've been wearing a pair of...

This is too bad. I've been wearing a pair of original Keen Commuters for about 4 years now. In the warmer weather I wear them commuting, and can wear them throughout the day at work. Also, they...
Forum: Touring 06-17-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,137
Posted By westrid_dad
I wanted something more freestanding than the...

I wanted something more freestanding than the Flashlight series. I got the Lightning 2 UL to use a roomy tent when I travel solo. I haven't used it yet on the road this summer, but have spent three...
Forum: Commuting 06-14-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,193
Posted By westrid_dad
These Pearl Izumis are now my daily wear commuter...

These Pearl Izumis are now my daily wear commuter shoes:
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek V Bike Shoes - Men's - Free Shipping at REI.com...
Forum: Commuting 06-12-14, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By westrid_dad
Amazon.com: Annex Quad Lock Universal Bike Mount...

Amazon.com: Annex Quad Lock Universal Bike Mount Kit - Black: Cell Phones & Accessories (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HETXQEC/ref=oh_emp_details_o05__i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)

I just mounted this...
Forum: Commuting 06-12-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,522
Posted By westrid_dad
+1 Easy fit, comfortable even if placing...

+1

Easy fit, comfortable even if placing over bare skin (warm weather riding), highly visible
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-09-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,484
Posted By westrid_dad
I like the Light & Motion Vis 180 a lot. It is...

I like the Light & Motion Vis 180 a lot. It is bright, has a very visible pulse mode which I prefer to the blinding flash mode of most other high-power tail lights, has a very secure mounting...
Forum: Commuting 06-09-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,400
Posted By westrid_dad
Another vote for a helmet mounted Take A Look...

Another vote for a helmet mounted Take A Look mirror. Been using this for years.

Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror at REI.com (http://www.rei.com/product/752285/bike-peddler-take-a-look-mirror)
Forum: Commuting 06-09-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By westrid_dad
Have these on all our bikes, work very well. ...

Have these on all our bikes, work very well. Those Fiks products look really cool, may have to try them also.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-08-14, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By westrid_dad
I've used the same Take a Look mirror on my last...

I've used the same Take a Look mirror on my last three helmets. It attaches securely to the visor, in my case no need for tape/Velcro/ties, etc.

Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror at REI.com...
Forum: Touring 06-07-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By westrid_dad
I'm going on 4 weeks with my Cambium C17 on my...

I'm going on 4 weeks with my Cambium C17 on my Surly Ogre. It was very comfortable from the start, and after fine tuning the fit I am extremely happy. I wish I could afford to replace the saddles...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-07-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By westrid_dad
Is it also a correct assumption, Robert, that...

Is it also a correct assumption, Robert, that your dynamo was not powering a light set at the same time you were attempting to charge your external battery?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-05-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By westrid_dad
I also run a Metro 360 on a helmet mount, and...

I also run a Metro 360 on a helmet mount, and yes, you are correct. That mount won't win any awards either for ease of removal of the light. Especially in the winter if my hands are cold, I either...
Forum: Touring 06-03-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,288
Posted By westrid_dad
I'm into my 3rd week on a Brooks Cambium C17 on...

I'm into my 3rd week on a Brooks Cambium C17 on my commuter / tourer. Like any saddle, fit is a key factor in comfort, and now that I have that dialed in, it just brings a smile to my face every...
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