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Forum: Commuting 12-10-14, 12:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,841
Posted By Whodat
Agree with not trusting cable locks at all. ABUS...

Agree with not trusting cable locks at all. ABUS Bordo Light is perhaps a step up and very convenient. The (non-light) Bordo is apparently quite good, but heavier. Part of this is also a question...
Forum: Commuting 10-09-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By Whodat
Ugh. It looks like you're right about the...

Ugh. It looks like you're right about the Austins. That's a shame. I love mine.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,048
Posted By Whodat
Congrats! Someone with more knowledge than I may...

Congrats! Someone with more knowledge than I may have to help you with the details, but the I'm guessing that the reason for the extra fork is that the forks in the 93s were recalled. (Given this I...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,196
Posted By Whodat
I'm a big fan of Sugoi, but given where you live,...

I'm a big fan of Sugoi, but given where you live, the Hotshot ( I think it's now the Hotshot3)is probably more than you need. I do also like my Woolistic (merino) Visconti jersey, which might be...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-01-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By Whodat
No, it's absolutely unacceptable.

No, it's absolutely unacceptable.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-14, 04:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,985
Posted By Whodat
Ah yes, "let me make my lack of situational...

Ah yes, "let me make my lack of situational awareness complete."
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-14, 11:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,985
Posted By Whodat
What do we mean by "On your left!"

I'm afraid I may be pulling the pin and dropping a grenade with this, but here it goes:
I always thought that "On your left!" meant "I'm passing on your left so don't move to your left!". Over the...
Forum: Commuting 07-24-14, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By Whodat
Jonathan Paul Fitovers. Not pretty, but...

Jonathan Paul Fitovers. Not pretty, but effective.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-22-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By Whodat
Be Part of My Fantasy

OK, now that I either have your attention or have you running the other way, here's the actual fantasy (and how I want you to be a part of it):
In reaction to some life changes, I think I'd enjoy...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-24-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 9,615
Posted By Whodat
Grrrrr. I wonder if one does a rain dance, but...

Grrrrr. I wonder if one does a rain dance, but goes counterclockwise, does that help?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-18-14, 05:15 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 9,615
Posted By Whodat
Sounds like fun if the weather holds. Can I...

Sounds like fun if the weather holds. Can I qualify with early 90s lugged steel, even if it's got indexed shifting (and if I have to mix spandex with wool)?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-04-14, 11:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,969
Posted By Whodat
After upwards of a year's use in the midst of...

After upwards of a year's use in the midst of Boston drivers I've got to say that the Hornit is not as consistently effective as I'd like. You do need to "lay on it" and if you've got time to do...
Forum: Commuting 10-14-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By Whodat
Sigh...I know I didn't buy it to be a garage queen, but still...

I guess the weather was too nice here & the bike rack at work was overflowing. Some twit managed to wedge his/her bike in next to mine so that the bikes were all tangled up (pedals in spokes,...
Forum: Commuting 07-20-13, 06:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,418
Posted By Whodat
MAMIL and proud of it. Until the weather gets...

MAMIL and proud of it. Until the weather gets cool commuting in work clothes just isn't feasible.
Forum: Commuting 06-08-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,642
Posted By Whodat
I had 2 flats in the first 3 months on the non-...

I had 2 flats in the first 3 months on the non- TG Paselas, after riding the same commuting route for almost 2 years without incident on other tires. In fairness, I've now gone 7 months (probably...
Forum: Commuting 06-05-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,596
Posted By Whodat
Makes no difference at all. Anyone who's been...

Makes no difference at all. Anyone who's been paying any attention at all for the last 15+ years knows that Rove = Snake.
Forum: Commuting 05-04-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Whodat
I actually do like the Keen Austins, and haven't...

I actually do like the Keen Austins, and haven't yet had the issues described by Mr. Hairy Legs.
Forum: Commuting 05-04-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Whodat
At least as of the 2012 model year (when I was...

At least as of the 2012 model year (when I was looking for a road/commuting bike to replace my stolen commuter), I don't think the Secteur had eyelets for racks or fenders. There are ways around...
Forum: Commuting 05-04-13, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By Whodat
Maybe it was just bad luck but I had 2 flats...

Maybe it was just bad luck but I had 2 flats (punctures) in the first 3-400 miles on the Paselas, ridden on Boston streets. I've been ok since (maybe another 3-400 miles) but my next tires won't be...
Forum: Commuting 04-14-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,238
Posted By Whodat
Can't comment on the Wellgos, but I like my A530s...

Can't comment on the Wellgos, but I like my A530s a lot & haven't had a problem with slipping on the platforms.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 3,393
Posted By Whodat
Do they break out that hand-cranked organ at...

Do they break out that hand-cranked organ at breakfast, or is it just for dinner?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-13, 02:35 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 3,393
Posted By Whodat
Thi looks like it was a great ride despite the...

Thi looks like it was a great ride despite the weather. I'm sorry I missed it! Maybe I'll be able to catch one of the North Shore rides
Forum: Commuting 04-07-13, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,605
Posted By Whodat
The Loudbicycle horn looks intriguing, and I...

The Loudbicycle horn looks intriguing, and I definitely think that a bike horn that sounds like a car horn will be more effective. I have to say that a device costing almost $100 seems like an...
Forum: Commuting 04-06-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,605
Posted By Whodat
Hornit 140 dB Horn Experience/Review

The news is full of promising new drugs under development that work great in the lab but don't work as well in vivo.

At the start of the year I started using the Hornit bicycle horn, billed as the...
Forum: Commuting 04-04-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Whodat
What a Deal!

This was in my Inbox today:
$42
30% off a $60 Value

Giant Cycling World
Unlimited Bicycle Flat Tire Repairs For One Year
We're offering one year of Unlimited Flat Repairs (tube and labor)*...
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