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Forum: Commuting 04-20-10, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Zin
47F at 4:30AM for the commute this morning. No...

47F at 4:30AM for the commute this morning. No wind. Saw a family of gray fox on my way along the Platte River trail.
Looks like it may rain on the ride home.
Forum: Mountain - Plains 04-15-10, 07:56 AM
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Views: 41,660
Posted By Zin
Hey y'all! Don't forge to check out the Club...

Hey y'all! Don't forge to check out the Club Hypoxia web site for additional group rides in Colorado Front Range area.
Forum: Commuting 04-15-10, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Zin
I moved from Great Falls to Denver in 2006. I...

I moved from Great Falls to Denver in 2006. I sure remember those spring storms!
Forum: Commuting 04-15-10, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Zin
I'm happy to enter my first bike commute of the...

I'm happy to enter my first bike commute of the year. Thanks to a new job which allows me to once again be among the fine people that are bike commuters!

I have REALLY missed it!

My new...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-07-09, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 812
Posted By Zin
Nick, The best advice I can give from my own...

Nick,
The best advice I can give from my own experience is simply this...

1. Educate yourself about Type 2 Diabetes and the associated meds. Diabetes is a highly personal disease. As are the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-26-08, 12:10 AM
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Posted By Zin
Crew for Team Type 2 in RAAM'09!

Crew for Team Type 2 in RAAM'09!

Team Type 2, an 8 person team comprised of athletes with Type 2 Diabetes, is currently recruiting crew members to join our support team for the Race Across America...
Forum: Commuting 09-25-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,609
Posted By Zin
Today was my first day back on the bike since...

Today was my first day back on the bike since returning from Texas late Monday night.

Temp was a bit chilly. I guess I was in Texas long enough to get used to the 75 degree mornings. Sunshine1...
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-12-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Posted By Zin
When the snow comes here to the Denver area, I'll...

When the snow comes here to the Denver area, I'll be putting CX tires on my Trek Portland commuter. As long as you have clearance through the stays, fork, and brakes, it should be fine.
Forum: Commuting 09-12-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,609
Posted By Zin
Low 50's and rain the entire way. This was the...

Low 50's and rain the entire way. This was the first time this entire year where I used all of my rain gear. The Portland was AWESOME! So, that is 2 days this week commuting in the rain. Monday was...
Forum: Commuting 09-10-08, 07:16 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 24,475
Posted By Zin
HAHAHA! You haven't changed a bit in 2 years!!!! ...

HAHAHA! You haven't changed a bit in 2 years!!!!

Me and my trusty Trek Portland are on the left. Ken, a fellow I rode with one day on the way home is on the right. Bike commuting rocks!

EDIT:...
Forum: Commuting 09-10-08, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Zin
Nice cool ride in this morning. For the second...

Nice cool ride in this morning. For the second commute home this week, I managed to get into a 4 man pace line from downtown to where I turn off onto the BCT. Sure makes the commute go by faster when...
Forum: Commuting 09-09-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,682
Posted By Zin
My short commute days are 30 miles r/t. You will...

My short commute days are 30 miles r/t. You will have to experiment with carb levels vs. your meds vs. your exercise level. With my new commute distances this year, I am having to relearn this...
Forum: Commuting 09-09-08, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Zin
Went out to start the "spare" car to take it over...

Went out to start the "spare" car to take it over to my office this morning to leave here so I can bike commute on the two days that I'm in the office & the battery was dead. I sometimes have to made...
Forum: Commuting 09-08-08, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Zin
40s and drizzle this morning. About the same,...

40s and drizzle this morning. About the same, only without the drizzle for the ride home. Was kind of cool to ride in different weather conditions.
Forum: Commuting 09-02-08, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,609
Posted By Zin
Got about 5 miles into my 15 mile commute to...

Got about 5 miles into my 15 mile commute to lower downtown Denver and noticed a clanking sound when I would hit bumps on the trail. Looked back and noticed that I had either lost weight bearing bolt...
Forum: Commuting 08-27-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,372
Posted By Zin
HaHa!! Great question! I pass 4. Two right off...

HaHa!! Great question! I pass 4. Two right off the bike trail. One a block or so off. And one who's lot is joined right with the bike trail!
Forum: Mountain - Plains 08-25-08, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Zin
It has been nuts all day here in LoDo! My route...

It has been nuts all day here in LoDo! My route is the BCT to the PRT then to 17th & Wynkoop. No problems this morning, but now there is a police officer directing traffic at 17th & Wynkoop! Glad I...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-08, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Zin
Sunny & low 60s for the commute in this morning!...

Sunny & low 60s for the commute in this morning! Was strange to see military helicopters patrolling down town Denver! Not to mention the parades of Police riot patrols and Homeland Security vehicles....
Forum: Commuting 08-21-08, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Zin
Nice ride in this morning. Temp was 67F when I...

Nice ride in this morning. Temp was 67F when I left the house. Not a cloud in the sky. Ride home was warm and windy. Temp in the low 90s.

Noted a new chain-link fence which will apparently block...
Forum: Commuting 08-19-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14,449
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Posted By Zin
Thanks! Yep, it came with the black saddle...

Thanks!

Yep, it came with the black saddle and bar tape. I added the PlanetBike full fenders in place of the small ones that come stock. My understanding is they abandoned the brown due to...
Forum: Commuting 08-18-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31,391
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Posted By Zin
Rumrunn, I've had my Trek 5200 road bike for...

Rumrunn, I've had my Trek 5200 road bike for years and it fits so well. So, I chose Trek because the fit works well for me. I chose this model because it is snappier road geometry. Disk brakes for...
Forum: Commuting 08-18-08, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Zin
Rumrunn6, the new rig is a 2008 Trek Portland....

Rumrunn6, the new rig is a 2008 Trek Portland. (My birthday present to myself.) :D
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b44/zinrider/Cycling/Portland/portland-1.jpg
Forum: Commuting 08-18-08, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Zin
Thanks! It is the perfect commuter for my 30+ &...

Thanks! It is the perfect commuter for my 30+ & 50+ mile commute days.
Forum: Commuting 08-18-08, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Zin
My birthday present to myself: 2008 Trek...

My birthday present to myself: 2008 Trek Portland. Fast. Agile.
Just picked it up Saturday. Today was its first commute.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b44/zinrider/Cycling/portland.jpg
Forum: Commuting 08-18-08, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Zin
Today was the first commute on the new commuter...

Today was the first commute on the new commuter rig. It was a beautiful cool morning with higher humidity then we normally have. A welcome change.

Had an RTD bus rip past me only to pull over to...
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