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Forum: Hawaii and Pacific Islands Regional Forum 09-11-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,788
Posted By bkrownd
I can't say much about the lower elevation roads,...

I can't say much about the lower elevation roads, since I always avoid the congested Kailua area. However, I will mention that while passing through Holualoa on highway 180 last weekend I thought...
Forum: Commuting 06-09-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,176
Posted By bkrownd
Ride the bike you like, the way you like to ride...

Ride the bike you like, the way you like to ride it. :D
Forum: Commuting 06-09-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,373
Posted By bkrownd
I had the same experience with my old classic...

I had the same experience with my old classic mountain bike at an LBS. I wanted to rebuild the old warhorse, so I asked them to replace shifters, drivetrain, brakes etc. The owner refused to work...
Forum: Commuting 06-09-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,947
Posted By bkrownd
Better ventilation matters MORE the slower you...

Better ventilation matters MORE the slower you go. Otherwise you aren't going to get much or any airflow through there.
Forum: Commuting 05-29-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,859
Posted By bkrownd
It never seems right but my spartan "flat bar...

It never seems right but my spartan "flat bar road bike" is 35 pounds. The fenders, rack, bags, lights and strong rear rim really add up.
Forum: Hawaii and Pacific Islands Regional Forum 03-04-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,566
Posted By bkrownd
The "entrance" to upper cane haul road in...

The "entrance" to upper cane haul road in Na'alehu is the side street that the entrance to Punaluu Bakery is on. (the main intersection in town) On the Pahala side it's harder to find upper cane...
Forum: Hawaii and Pacific Islands Regional Forum 03-03-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,566
Posted By bkrownd
It isn't the size of Greenland, but it can take...

It isn't the size of Greenland, but it can take 2-3 hours to get from one place to another so you do want to make a good decision.

If your primary interest is cycling you'll want to avoid areas...
Forum: Commuting 02-20-15, 12:36 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,821
Posted By bkrownd
My bike has pedals. My feet have shoes. The...

My bike has pedals. My feet have shoes. The pedals on the bike go round and round, round and round, round and round... DISCUSS!
Forum: Commuting 02-12-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,108
Posted By bkrownd
Internal gears are a little expensive for the US...

Internal gears are a little expensive for the US market. Dyno hubs are not popular vs. battery powered lights. Fenders are a niche market. (the niche being experienced commuters) It's a package...
Forum: Commuting 02-12-15, 04:05 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,370
Posted By bkrownd
My commuting speed is entirely determined by...

My commuting speed is entirely determined by traffic, weather and terrain considerations. If I need to go fast to take the lane or make turns in fast traffic then I go fast, and if I need to go slow...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,702
Posted By bkrownd
I only buy wool, because polyester gets the...

I only buy wool, because polyester gets the permanent B.O. stank after a few wears. It's even harder to find bright wool shirts, and they almost always have a premium price. :/
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,638
Posted By bkrownd
I have relatives who have loudly proclaimed in...

I have relatives who have loudly proclaimed in the presence of others that anyone driving at or under the speed limit should be thrown in jail for driving dangerously. Seriously.
Forum: Commuting 02-01-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,081
Posted By bkrownd
The only time I tangled with a car was my own...

The only time I tangled with a car was my own fault for being young and ignorant and riding willy-nilly like a kid. I passed a line of cars stopped for a left turner on the right. When the first...
Forum: Commuting 02-01-15, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,682,838
Posted By bkrownd
Ah wonderful fresh snow...that brings back so...

Ah wonderful fresh snow...that brings back so many great memories . :D :love:
Forum: Commuting 02-01-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,252
Posted By bkrownd
We rode the length of Hilina Pali Road, with the...

We rode the length of Hilina Pali Road, with the return climb in the rain. The bike wasn't out of tune after its long dormancy, and I don't feel like I'm out of tune either. It's a good start. ;)...
Forum: Commuting 01-30-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,252
Posted By bkrownd
I did not bike commute at all in 2013 or 2014. ...

I did not bike commute at all in 2013 or 2014. :( I bought a house too close to the office for bike riding to be fun (4 very nasty congested blocks), and my start time at work was moved earlier to...
Forum: Commuting 01-29-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,518
Posted By bkrownd
One problem I have with "bike perception" at work...

One problem I have with "bike perception" at work is that currently most of the bikes scattered around the dark corners of the office building are rarely if ever ridden, which gives the impression to...
Forum: Commuting 01-29-15, 03:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,718
Posted By bkrownd
In the beginning I took a fairly direct route,...

In the beginning I took a fairly direct route, and rode on a fairly major street with no shoulder and used left turn lanes at large intersections. Over a few years I gradually started taking a much...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-17-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By bkrownd
I want the rain to come back. More more moar...

I want the rain to come back. More more moar Chaos! :D
Forum: Commuting 07-10-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,922
Posted By bkrownd
Many years ago there was a UK site offering...

Many years ago there was a UK site offering Continental GP 4 Seasons at about half the usual price, so I stocked up and have never used any other commuting tire. Nice traction, though they do wear...
Forum: Commuting 07-10-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,861
Posted By bkrownd
If it fits you, that's a great commuter. Tough...

If it fits you, that's a great commuter. Tough and fun. I bombed around town on a similar Trek 820 happily for many years before I moved to a mountain where I need a road bike frame with climbing...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By bkrownd
early weather forecasts? ;)

early weather forecasts? ;)
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,973
Posted By bkrownd
France needs more cobbles and more rain. Hoping...

France needs more cobbles and more rain. Hoping for heavy snow and some hail in the mountains to weed out the girlie-men. Can we get a tornado, too? :D
Forum: Hawaii and Pacific Islands Regional Forum 07-09-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,286
Posted By bkrownd
only thing I can say is you stand a good chance...

only thing I can say is you stand a good chance of running over a chicken. bwak!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-09-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,082
Posted By bkrownd
"Chaos...good news!" :D

"Chaos...good news!" :D
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