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Forum: Commuting 06-24-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,861
Posted By spivonious
I've thought about it, but I need my car in the...

I've thought about it, but I need my car in the evenings most days (various band rehearsals/concerts, etc). My commute was the main time I ride my bike, and I really miss it.
Forum: Commuting 06-23-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,861
Posted By spivonious
Good to hear that you're enjoying your job. It...

Good to hear that you're enjoying your job. It makes it much easier to get up each morning when you enjoy what you do. And those falls are very pretty!


I have the opposite problem. I went from a...
Forum: Commuting 01-27-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By spivonious
I had my wife drive me in on Monday and Tuesday...

I had my wife drive me in on Monday and Tuesday since my car couldn't get out of the driveway.

We've had enough melting now that I was able to ride in this morning. Lanes are a bit narrower than...
Forum: Commuting 01-25-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,871
Posted By spivonious
Well that was a lot more snow than we expected....

Well that was a lot more snow than we expected. They were calling for 12-18" and we got 33".

I have no snow gear for my bike, so I normally drive the day after a big storm to check out the road...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-19-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,217
Posted By spivonious
There's really a store called "Kum and Go" ?...

There's really a store called "Kum and Go" ? *snicker*
Forum: Commuting 01-19-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,170
Posted By spivonious
I would occasionally get migraines after riding...

I would occasionally get migraines after riding and it turned out to be that I was keeping too much tension in my shoulders. Since figuring that one out, I've only gotten a migraine from riding once...
Forum: Commuting 01-19-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By spivonious
Higher TPI should equate to lower weight, better...

Higher TPI should equate to lower weight, better handling, and lower rolling resistance.

Lower TPI should equate to longer life and better puncture resistance.

I don't think you'll notice the...
Forum: Commuting 01-19-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,871
Posted By spivonious
12F with wind chill of -10F or so with gusty...

12F with wind chill of -10F or so with gusty crosswind. Two layers on my legs and three layers up top did the trick. I actually arrived at work a bit sweaty.

Feet just had medium-weight SmartWool...
Forum: Commuting 01-13-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,871
Posted By spivonious
We got some snow last night, so the road was a...

We got some snow last night, so the road was a little icy in spots. I was able to avoid it by riding farther from the edge of the road. Of course, this resulted in some close passes by people who...
Forum: Commuting 01-11-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,871
Posted By spivonious
Excellent on-road technique, Patrick!

Excellent on-road technique, Patrick!
Forum: Commuting 01-05-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By spivonious
Just put some more rim tape over the hole and you...

Just put some more rim tape over the hole and you should be good.
Forum: Commuting 01-05-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,871
Posted By spivonious
Rear brakes froze right out of the garage this...

Rear brakes froze right out of the garage this morning. Must be some water in the cable housing.
Forum: Commuting 01-04-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,871
Posted By spivonious
It felt super windy this morning, but the weather...

It felt super windy this morning, but the weather report said it was only 10mph. I guess 10mph constant headwind after a holiday weekend is tougher than I thought.
Forum: Commuting 12-30-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,660
Posted By spivonious
TransitBiker - I was in the same boat as you this...

TransitBiker - I was in the same boat as you this Summer. I ended up getting a Bianchi Volpe Disc. Increased my average speed from 12mph to 16mph and it's much more fun to ride than my Trek Allant....
Forum: Commuting 12-29-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,885
Posted By spivonious
Light rain while coming in this morning. My face...

Light rain while coming in this morning. My face was cold by the time I got to work...should have worn the face mask. Tailgated by an idiot coming down the hill out of my neighborhood. I forgot that...
Forum: Commuting 12-29-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,344
Posted By spivonious
You can ride pretty much anything on a 2 mile...

You can ride pretty much anything on a 2 mile commute. With the hilliness, you'd definitely want something with multiple gears...probably a triple crankset up front, with an 11-32 set in the back.
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Forum: Commuting 12-29-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,170
Posted By spivonious
It's all about layers. My personal record is...

It's all about layers. My personal record is 9F...it typically doesn't get much colder here.

Get some good gloves and warm socks and don't be afraid to put on some ski goggles to protect your eyes.
Forum: Commuting 12-28-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,885
Posted By spivonious
Not looking forward to the cold, wet week, but at...

Not looking forward to the cold, wet week, but at least I got some nice presents for Christmas. :) Happy New Year everyone.
Forum: Commuting 12-28-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By spivonious
Medium weight, and make sure your shoes aren't...

Medium weight, and make sure your shoes aren't too tight! I ride with medium weight and vented running sneakers down to about 15F and my toes are fine after 30 minutes. Loosening the laces was key....
Forum: Commuting 12-23-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,036
Posted By spivonious
The only time I've seen that happen was when I...

The only time I've seen that happen was when I got a new chain installed on a worn out sprockets.
Forum: Commuting 12-23-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,307
Posted By spivonious
You should sell your bike and go hide in your...

You should sell your bike and go hide in your car, cager! ;)
Forum: Commuting 12-23-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,885
Posted By spivonious
Foggy this morning. I had a lady who insisted on...

Foggy this morning. I had a lady who insisted on trying to pass me going down a twisty hill. Since I hit 30-35mph on that downhill, she stayed next to me the whole time. MGIF!
Forum: Commuting 12-22-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,333
Posted By spivonious
If I'm wearing regular pants, I tuck the right...

If I'm wearing regular pants, I tuck the right leg into my sock.
Forum: Commuting 12-18-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,885
Posted By spivonious
Rode my bike from work to meet my wife at the...

Rode my bike from work to meet my wife at the Star Wars premiere last night. Loaded it into her car and joined her in line. Highly recommended for any fans of the original three movies. Luckily the...
Forum: Commuting 12-15-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,885
Posted By spivonious
Hopefully you get a good response.

Hopefully you get a good response.
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