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Forum: Commuting 11-29-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,730
Posted By LucF
Apartment living here too, but during winter I...

Apartment living here too, but during winter I leave the bike in the underground parking where it thaws down. I mostly don't wash it but it gets a cleanup if I bring it in the bike shop, which may or...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-29-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,975
Posted By LucF
Exactly. That stuff is really tough for me too....

Exactly. That stuff is really tough for me too. Big (>≈10 inches) and long piles of slush will take the momentum out too. Also, I rarely go out when wind gusts are >50 km/h.

Clean asphalt won't...
Forum: Foo 09-17-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By LucF
Aren't bikes--and riders--usually stopped during...

Aren't bikes--and riders--usually stopped during a break?
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-04-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,882
Posted By LucF
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403927
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,774
Posted By LucF
FWIW, I'm 54, 5'11", 185 lbs. I train regularly...

FWIW, I'm 54, 5'11", 185 lbs. I train regularly and ride long distances but I don't focus that much on performance. My FTP for 20 minutes is 225 watts, which would yield 209 watts for an hour using a...
Forum: Foo 09-04-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,519
Posted By LucF
When I feel like a sweat I either go ride hard or...

When I feel like a sweat I either go ride hard or have Da Bomb Ground Zero. Like mconlonx (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/mconlonx-88907.html) says, powerful stuff.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-27-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,351
Posted By LucF
I have about 2500 km with the new version of the...

I have about 2500 km with the new version of the headlamp and 500 km with the new version of the tail light and both are working as they should. Just a little rain--no snow yet.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,356
Posted By LucF
Same for Adidas Evil Eye...

Same for Adidas Evil Eye (http://www.adidas.com/Eyewear/content/ca/products/10300/evil-eye-halfrim-L).
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,827
Posted By LucF
The Keepers of the Cog (the four guys responsible...

The Keepers of the Cog (the four guys responsible for the rules) are really great writers. They wrote a book (The Rules - The Way of the Cycling Discipline...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-15-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By LucF
On long rides I send my course to my kids, tell...

On long rides I send my course to my kids, tell them what time I should be back and use the "One Touch Location" Android app to publish my location to a web page every 10 minutes.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-15-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,673
Posted By LucF
This train of thought is interesting. I've often...

This train of thought is interesting. I've often found the same kind of reasoning here and there and, while it always made me uncomfortable, I couldn't find a satisfying answer as to why -- until...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-14-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,351
Posted By LucF
The older version -- or rather, what I surmise to...

The older version -- or rather, what I surmise to be an older version -- of the light I replaced had the same connectors as the new one. Maybe you have an even older version.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-14-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,351
Posted By LucF
From the light's packaging: "Connection of the...

From the light's packaging: "Connection of the ground cable is necessary, because the screw studs provide no ground connection."
Forum: Road Cycling 08-13-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,984
Posted By LucF
Rule #19...

Rule #19 (http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/#19).
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-13-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By LucF
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-13-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,453
Posted By LucF
We already have rules to guide us on this issue....

We already have rules to guide us on this issue. The first one that comes to mind is rule #25 (http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/#25) and then, to determine total costs, we have rule #12...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-13-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,960
Posted By LucF
53 m/h (85 km/h) for me. I never consider...

53 m/h (85 km/h) for me.

I never consider myself safe at that sort of speed and can't say I stay psyched for very long.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-13-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,673
Posted By LucF
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399117
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-13-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,816
Posted By LucF
FWIW, looks like the conclusions in this Canadian...

FWIW, looks like the conclusions in this Canadian report (http://www.vehicularcyclist.com/fatals.html) on cycling fatalities contradict the OP's report:

There are two important factors in cycling...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-13-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,351
Posted By LucF
Exact same setup here. I just got my rear light...

Exact same setup here. I just got my rear light replaced. Standby function was also not working and rear light would turn off for periods of time for no apparent reason. The earlier model of the B&M...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-13-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,293
Posted By LucF
FWIW, my first Di2 installation used it. Held for...

FWIW, my first Di2 installation used it. Held for 2 weeks before I started making holes in my frame to wire what I could internally. Changed the whole bike since for one with internal routing. Quite...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-11-14, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,272
Posted By LucF
+1 on tubelesse tires, which I've been using for...

+1 on tubelesse tires, which I've been using for a few years for long distances. Way better than anything else. Less flats and 10-15 PSI lower pressure on 25cc so big difference in comfort, but...
Forum: Touring 08-03-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,497
Posted By LucF
Great question. I have a piece of tape on my...

Great question.

I have a piece of tape on my top tube with the letters L, R, P, NQ written on it, which stand for:

Love, as in enjoy your riding.
Ride, as in be efficient, relaxed, focused, as...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-21-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By LucF
I'm in Canada. I got my 2 SP hubs directly from...

I'm in Canada. I got my 2 SP hubs directly from them (http://www.sp-dynamo.com/) in Taiwan. Easy to order and very fast shipping (faster than lots of stuff I get shipped from the US). I got the...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-20-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,571
Posted By LucF
I went from living outside the city where I...

I went from living outside the city where I worked and driving 60 000 km/year to living in the city, not working, foregoing the car and using a bike year-round for 99% of my transportation. I don't...
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