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Forum: Commuting 03-23-16, 03:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,203
Posted By DogBoy
Weight before adding bags etc. 47 lbs. 4130...

Weight before adding bags etc.

47 lbs. 4130 Touring bike front and rear racks, disc brakes, heavy duty rims, fenders dyno-hub, handlebar bag on a thorn stem extension, brooks saddle, 2.1" tires. ...
Forum: Commuting 12-22-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 822
Posted By DogBoy
But....Data!!!! ;) I took my bike computer off...

But....Data!!!! ;) I took my bike computer off my commuter bike. I still have all the gadgets on my go-fast bike, but I spend most of my time on that bike in my den on a trainer where the data on...
Forum: Commuting 12-22-15, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 822
Posted By DogBoy
To be clear, I am not referring to solutions that...

To be clear, I am not referring to solutions that require anything beyond the phone (such as the OBDII dongles). These apps all use a combination of gps, wifi & cell tower (and more) info to detect...
Forum: Commuting 12-21-15, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 822
Posted By DogBoy
Yes, this exists. It has been developed by...

Yes, this exists. It has been developed by multiple startups. Most of them are marketing the technology to auto insurance companies for purposes of passively tracking driving. The techniques used...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-18-15, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By DogBoy
Bottom Bracket Identification help

I'm looking to purchase a powermeter, and I am interested in a crank version. In looking at this, it seems obvious that I need to decipher what I currently have for a bottom bracket.

My crank is...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-15-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By DogBoy
I'm quite surprised by the homeowner's answer. ...

I'm quite surprised by the homeowner's answer. Homeowners policies usually (Assuming they follow an ISO coverage form) cover all liability associated with bodily injury and property damage resulting...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-15-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By DogBoy
Liability insurance will be covered by your...

Liability insurance will be covered by your renters or homeowners coverage so long as you don't have e-assist.

The rest is a mix.

Your injury can be covered by PIP (Personal Injury Protection)...
Forum: Commuting 12-10-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By DogBoy
I used this for a long time for commuting. Easy...

I used this for a long time for commuting. Easy on, easy off, and easy to carry so long as you keep the shoulder strap on the bag. Put the shoulder strap on, unclick and slide if off while your...
Forum: Commuting 12-10-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,211
Posted By DogBoy
I have no real advice beyond that given. I...

I have no real advice beyond that given. I mostly wanted to say that I had to read the thread title 3 times because I thought you were asking for advice on a new husband suggestions for your bike. ;)
Forum: Commuting 11-12-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By DogBoy
I wouldn't sweat 22 mph steady winds. Anyone...

I wouldn't sweat 22 mph steady winds. Anyone from Iowa, Kansas or Nebraska would never ride if that was dangerous. When the gusts start hitting 40-50 mph I start thinking twice. I have been blown...
Forum: Commuting 11-12-15, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,146
Posted By DogBoy
Use a v-brake noodle out of the brifter to get...

Use a v-brake noodle out of the brifter to get the cable to drop out of the way faster? Here a blogger does that so he can get a handlebar bag on his bike with shifters (click photo to go to blog):...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-12-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By DogBoy
http://mostepicstuff.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/1...

http://mostepicstuff.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/3-Unusual-Uses-Of-Duct-Tapes-Flashlight-Headlights.jpg
Forum: Commuting 11-12-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,036
Posted By DogBoy
cygolite metro 350 on my helmet paired with a...

cygolite metro 350 on my helmet paired with a supernova E3 dyno driven light or a cygolite expilion 850 depending on the bike. This is always enough light for me.
Forum: Commuting 11-12-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,050
Posted By DogBoy
I'd keep my disc trucker. I'd want to keep my...

I'd keep my disc trucker. I'd want to keep my Jamis Renegade, but the trucker is way more practical.
Forum: Commuting 11-10-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,526
Posted By DogBoy
You are correct. My bad. I stand by the rest of...

You are correct. My bad. I stand by the rest of the advice though.
Forum: Commuting 11-10-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,526
Posted By DogBoy
I have seen some of your videos. I would tend to...

I have seen some of your videos. I would tend to agree with your wife. I'm not here to judge though, since you ride in a different place than I do. My suggestion is that you tell your wife that...
Forum: Commuting 11-10-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 967
Posted By DogBoy
I have gone down to -17F (no idea what the...

I have gone down to -17F (no idea what the windchill was). I started having the grease in my free-hub prevent the pawls from engaging. It rarely gets that cold here. For clothing I used a ski...
Forum: Commuting 11-05-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By DogBoy
I'm a cross between Righteous Indignatius and No...

I'm a cross between Righteous Indignatius and No Bad Weather, Only Bad Clothing.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-04-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By DogBoy
Why not blow up your budget and go for the ZTR...

Why not blow up your budget and go for the ZTR Avions. ;)
Forum: Commuting 11-04-15, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By DogBoy
I agree with this commentary. I'd try...

I agree with this commentary. I'd try re-positioning before buying new. Ride it like it is, see where the irritation/hot spot/annoyance is coming from, then see if you can tilt the bars or move the...
Forum: Commuting 11-03-15, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By DogBoy
I use sporthill 3sp pants. They list around $150...

I use sporthill 3sp pants. They list around $150 or so, but I only paid $75. They are not good in rain.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 11-02-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By DogBoy
I'm using Serfas MTBHP TIRE...

I'm using Serfas MTBHP TIRE (https://www.serfas.com/products/view/272/referer:products%7Cindex%7Ctires%7CTwentyNineinch). Link is to 29er tire but I have them on my 26" bike. Photo of the tread...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-26-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By DogBoy
I carry gauze, neosporin, CPR barrier mask,...

I carry gauze, neosporin, CPR barrier mask, nitrile gloves and a phone.

I'm not too worried about cleaning a wound in the field. It's either minor, so a little water is good, or major, so I'm only...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-25-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By DogBoy
I Left them on. There was a little mud, but...

I Left them on. There was a little mud, but nothing I sunk into. Thanks all for the input. Here I am taking a quick break.
http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa413/dogboyslim/IABikeGravel.jpg
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-25-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,652
Posted By DogBoy
I agree with this. I have some Spyres from a...

I agree with this. I have some Spyres from a bike I sold that I will be putting on my touring bike for this reason.
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