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Forum: Commuting 01-10-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 19,113
Posted By hoodoo40
Bikers at the front of the MUP who start off slow...

Bikers at the front of the MUP who start off slow as they try to clip in. You don't have to clip in to pedal, you can pedal a little un-clipped (un-clipless?) to build up speed and then clip in.
Forum: Mountain - Plains 08-24-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By hoodoo40
I wouldn't ride on Main. Take 7th down to...

I wouldn't ride on Main. Take 7th down to Babcock, Kock or College. Then take a right to 11th. Left on11th then down to Kagy. Then a right to 19th. Main Street is usually busy.

I'm from...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 12-15-13, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By hoodoo40
Yup, someone else from Billings. Though I don't...

Yup, someone else from Billings. Though I don't commute by bike with ice on the roads.

John
Forum: Commuting 10-01-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,401
Posted By hoodoo40
Woohoo, great riding weather in Montana --...

Woohoo, great riding weather in Montana

-- John
Forum: Commuting 09-07-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,401
Posted By hoodoo40
Finally back into commuting. woohoo.

Finally back into commuting. woohoo.
Forum: Commuting 06-01-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 46,401
Posted By hoodoo40
Finally getting some good weather.

Finally getting some good weather.
Forum: Commuting 04-30-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By hoodoo40
Wildlife Commute Morning

I'm in Billings, MT so I usually see some wildlife on my commutes. However, yesterday was even better. Started off in the dark and saw a small animal on the road. I was talking to keep it moving...
Forum: Commuting 01-01-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,650
Posted By hoodoo40
Final for the year: ...

Final for the year:

NBikeCommuter(MN)____________________9191 (12733)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________8347
dschue5(MN)___________________________7635 (12,530 total)
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Commuting 10-08-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By hoodoo40
Sounds good. Guess I'll buy them.. Thanks...

Sounds good. Guess I'll buy them..

Thanks for the reply.

John
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-06-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,505
Posted By hoodoo40
Yup, getting dress, I get so hot. Then my toes...

Yup, getting dress, I get so hot. Then my toes get cold if I forget to wiggle them around off and on. I don't ride when its icey any more, cars sliding around worry me too much. Plus I've had...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-12, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By hoodoo40
Shimano MT33L Bike Shoes

Anyone have experience with the Shimano MT33L Bike Shoe? I'm thinking of getting a pair. Tried them on - comfortable and easy to walk in. I have SPD pedals. Will be using them for my 20 mile...
Forum: Commuting 09-23-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,045
Posted By hoodoo40
I just finished it. I thought it was a good...

I just finished it. I thought it was a good read. He says in the beginning, these are his opinions and things that you should think about. I agreed with some and didn't agree with other opinions. ...
Forum: Commuting 09-01-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,650
Posted By hoodoo40
I'll be glad when the forest fires are out. Had...

I'll be glad when the forest fires are out. Had to cut back my mileage in August, the smoke was getting to me. Cough.

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________5947 (8533)...
Forum: Commuting 07-31-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,650
Posted By hoodoo40
CigTech_______________________________5261.6 ...

CigTech_______________________________5261.6
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________4830 (6602)
silk (BC/CAN)_________________________4621
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)____________________4400.8 (6441.4...
Forum: Commuting 07-20-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By hoodoo40
That's a good idea. I've been re-filling my...

That's a good idea. I've been re-filling my water bottles as soon as I get to work and putting them in the refrigerator, but they are warm by mile 5 of my 10 mile commute. I use one bottle for...
Forum: Commuting 07-16-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,524
Posted By hoodoo40
Oh, one other thing. I have silver pedals...

Oh, one other thing.

I have silver pedals with black cleats. It says the black cleats are only single release, you have to swing your heel out. There are some other color cleats that are...
Forum: Commuting 07-16-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,524
Posted By hoodoo40
Thanks for the responses. I checked the...

Thanks for the responses.

I checked the tension of the A530's a couple of times and it is on the easiest setting. I even tried a little WD-40. Bought them on line so I'm embarrassed to go ask...
Forum: Commuting 07-15-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,524
Posted By hoodoo40
Shimano A530 pedals - Hard to clip in and out???

I just switched from Crank Brother Eggbeater pedals to Shimano A530 pedals. In all of the reviews and forum mentions of these pedals, it says the pedals are easy to get in and out of if set to the...
Forum: Commuting 06-29-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,650
Posted By hoodoo40
Cyclist (Location)____________________Commuting...

Cyclist (Location)____________________Commuting Distance (Notes)
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________4455 (6070)
CigTech_______________________________4003.8
silk...
Forum: Commuting 05-31-12, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 996
Posted By hoodoo40
I just moved back to Billings after 7 years. I...

I just moved back to Billings after 7 years. I used to ride year round as long as there wasn't ice or snow on the road. I was always nervous about the cars sliding around. I would usually ride...
Forum: Commuting 05-31-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,650
Posted By hoodoo40
hoodoo40

hoodoo40
Forum: Commuting 05-13-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,650
Posted By hoodoo40
hoodoo40

hoodoo40
Forum: Commuting 01-08-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,150
Posted By hoodoo40
Grim -- How do you attach your Garmin GPS V...

Grim --

How do you attach your Garmin GPS V to the handlebars? I have one also, just curious.

Thanks, John
Forum: Commuting 10-04-08, 03:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,523
Posted By hoodoo40
I have the Randonee and am very happy with it. ...

I have the Randonee and am very happy with it. If the brifters get a little out of synch, there is a adjustment knob right on the shifters that I can adjust while riding. I have not changed...
Forum: Northeast 03-11-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By hoodoo40
Gee, mine is finally reading the correct time...

Gee, mine is finally reading the correct time again. Its been an hour off since last fall. :D

-- John
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