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Forum: Beach Cruisers 04-20-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By jdswitters
Can we see more of how that extension on the...

Can we see more of how that extension on the front of the trailer came to be? I have an old burley that has carried small trebuchets to hay bales and would like to use it for my sup this year.
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Forum: Commuting 03-31-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By jdswitters
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_...

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_bucket/IMG_20141206_155848647_zpsjfkxygla.jpg (http://s281.photobucket.com/user/switters_bucket/media/IMG_20141206_155848647_zpsjfkxygla.jpg.html)
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Forum: Commuting 02-19-16, 04:22 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 23,790
Posted By jdswitters
one fuzzy purple slipper has been hanging out at...

one fuzzy purple slipper has been hanging out at the entrance to the office parking lot for a week since the snow melted.
Forum: Commuting 02-17-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By jdswitters
I know the desire to shake up the commute. For a...

I know the desire to shake up the commute. For a two miler and money already invested in a LHT I might recommend going in a different direction, a simple single speed. I like a 29er cruiser with...
Forum: Commuting 02-03-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,885
Posted By jdswitters
Sorry, I meant a prescription to take the day off...

Sorry, I meant a prescription to take the day off and just ride.
Forum: Commuting 02-02-16, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,885
Posted By jdswitters
If you get a doc to give you a prescription for...

If you get a doc to give you a prescription for that I want his number:thumb:
Forum: Commuting 02-02-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14,449
Views: 8,646,805
Posted By jdswitters
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_...

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_bucket/IMG_20160202_091042957_zpsvimutoou.jpg (http://s281.photobucket.com/user/switters_bucket/media/IMG_20160202_091042957_zpsvimutoou.jpg.html)
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Forum: Commuting 01-20-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By jdswitters
Seattle = fenders A lot of commuters on here...

Seattle = fenders

A lot of commuters on here are concerned with fit and components, but what really matters is how cool you look on your bike. fenders are cool and that mutha hs a super cool...
Forum: Commuting 01-13-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,956
Posted By jdswitters
Parking, it usually sucks int he winter but I...

Parking, it usually sucks int he winter but I dont have to worry too much about using the whole bike rack.
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Forum: Commuting 12-29-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,170
Posted By jdswitters
I have limited myself to 20F for commuting or...

I have limited myself to 20F for commuting or errand running of distances over 3 miles. Because of a flat I had once late at night 5 miles from home, 15F and no one to call. I had a patch kit and a...
Forum: Commuting 12-09-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,122
Posted By jdswitters
Nice ride, my kind of commuter, I have a SA 5...

Nice ride, my kind of commuter, I have a SA 5 speed on my daily commuter. One thing I have come to dislike over time is getting the 5 speed adjusted after repairing a flat or replacing the rear...
Forum: Commuting 12-09-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,890
Posted By jdswitters
just below freezing bike to work day in FOCO ...

just below freezing
bike to work day in FOCO
love free burritos
Forum: Living Car Free 10-29-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 7,877
Posted By jdswitters
none of the fast food places around here will...

none of the fast food places around here will accept bicycles in the drive through, they have all cited liability insurance reasons. At times I have come home late from work or a friends house and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-15-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By jdswitters
Live from Fort Collins. FC bikes is a great...

Live from Fort Collins. FC bikes is a great organization and do a lot to raise bike safety awareness. The ambassador program is really just a pool of volunteers to staff booths at various functions...
Forum: Commuting 10-15-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,094
Posted By jdswitters
+1, 2013 Fargo and never looked back. Rivs are...

+1, 2013 Fargo and never looked back. Rivs are cool but a little too rich for my taste.
Forum: Commuting 10-15-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,890
Posted By jdswitters
I love the sound the golden leaves make when they...

I love the sound the golden leaves make when they crunch under my tires. Just enough for noise and not enough to hide anything this morning, and dry.

Enjoying it before it changes and drifts of...
Forum: Commuting 09-18-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,890
Posted By jdswitters
Out and about on the cruiser last night, came to...

Out and about on the cruiser last night, came to work from the GFs house this morning. I had a travel mug that fit in the cup holder on the cruiser and full of coffee. As I have reported before,...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-02-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By jdswitters
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_...

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_bucket/IMG_20150815_152047395_zpsfktdtguv.jpg (http://s281.photobucket.com/user/switters_bucket/media/IMG_20150815_152047395_zpsfktdtguv.jpg.html)
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Forum: Beach Cruisers 09-02-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 130,980
Posted By jdswitters
Of six bikes I own the 2013 NBB cruiser has been...

Of six bikes I own the 2013 NBB cruiser has been my goto bike for the last six months. I also have a 2014 and used to have a 2010 cruiser. I took the fenders and kickstand off of mine and put on...
Forum: Commuting 08-14-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14,449
Views: 8,646,805
Posted By jdswitters
Oh great, after not buying a new bike for a...

Oh great, after not buying a new bike for a almost a year I found something new to covet. I was surprised they had been around a while, never noticed it on previous visits to the Kona site, but I...
Forum: Commuting 08-13-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14,449
Views: 8,646,805
Posted By jdswitters
The kona unit, I've been thinking of something...

The kona unit, I've been thinking of something identical lately. I use a felt 29er single speed klunker for a lot of commuting when I dont think I'll need fenders or a rack or lights (I have small...
Forum: Commuting 08-05-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 990
Posted By jdswitters
.4 mi one way, too lazy to walk and too lazy to...

.4 mi one way, too lazy to walk and too lazy to find my car keys. I win.

about twice a week I commute from the GFs condo, 6 miles away.

I walk on occasion but like riding home for lunch and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-21-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By jdswitters
Went from about 25 or 30 last year to almost a...

Went from about 25 or 30 last year to almost a hundred this year, did not see the final count. It did not rain this year but was cloudy and cold. One reason for the extra large turn out may have...
Forum: Commuting 05-15-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,066
Posted By jdswitters
USB rechargable lights come off the fat bike when...

USB rechargable lights come off the fat bike when down town. There seems to be a subgroup of partiers who think it is hilarious to turn other peoples bike lights on and then walk away, presumably...
Forum: Commuting 05-08-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,890
Posted By jdswitters
spring rain this morning and my right foot...

spring rain this morning

and my right foot is still dry

left foot is very wet
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