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Forum: Winter Cycling 10-19-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,813
Posted By HDavidH
Expensive studded tires get bogged down in snow....

Expensive studded tires get bogged down in snow. Where they excel is in Ice. Like on Michigan roads. In the winter.
If my roads get snow packed I am riding my fattie. Otherwise I'm riding my 700c...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-15-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 205,087
Posted By HDavidH
Sweet bike. Thanks for posting this.

Sweet bike. Thanks for posting this.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-14-15, 06:57 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 205,087
Posted By HDavidH
The 06' Kona Cinder Cone getting it's next...

The 06' Kona Cinder Cone getting it's next iteration as a 69er Gravel Grinder. 3 by 9 with a funky old Bio-Space crank I had in my parts bin. I'm on a seriously restricted budget right now. I bought...
Forum: Commuting 04-09-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,020
Posted By HDavidH
I'm pretty sure bikemig was teasing you. I think...

I'm pretty sure bikemig was teasing you. I think you mean CM... Not inches. 64 cm sounds close for someone your height but a lot goes into the consideration on size... That can wait for later when...
Forum: Commuting 04-09-15, 07:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,477
Posted By HDavidH
I am blessed with a short 6 mile commute in...

I am blessed with a short 6 mile commute in Michigan and office attire is slacks and a polo shirt. Rain gear for getting caught out in it and layers for winter all work well with the casual business...
Forum: Commuting 04-07-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By HDavidH
I bought these FrogToggs lightweight rain gear...

I bought these FrogToggs lightweight rain gear for when I get caught in it. Not for daily rain use like where some of you live but easy to keep in my front bag and very bike user friendly.
frogg...
Forum: Commuting 04-01-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,645,962
Posted By HDavidH
It's from Bikes Direct. The Windsor 8 speed. A...

It's from Bikes Direct. The Windsor 8 speed. A few friends had purchased from them for various bikes and their testimony was enough to push me in that direction as I am on a budget but wanted to...
Forum: Commuting 04-01-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,645,962
Posted By HDavidH
I replaced my converted Kona Cinder Cone with a...

I replaced my converted Kona Cinder Cone with a steel frame and 8-spd IGH 700C's. Love this budget bike after 2 weeks of commuting and one grocery store run. The Kona will become my beloved fully...
Forum: Commuting 03-17-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,748
Posted By HDavidH
2nd on the grocery panniers. I have the "Breezer"...

2nd on the grocery panniers. I have the "Breezer" folding aluminum framed panniers from Joe's company. Very nice. Hard working. I have used mine for 6 years now. The canvas is starting to wear a bit...
Forum: Commuting 02-11-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By HDavidH
I've used both and mine don't rattle because I...

I've used both and mine don't rattle because I put them on myself and am' a bit anal when it comes to getting them on correctly. Anchor points where they are supposed to go and everything balanced...
Forum: Commuting 01-24-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,735
Posted By HDavidH
Looks like my dining room (I'm a bachelor)

Looks like my dining room (I'm a bachelor)
Forum: Commuting 01-24-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,735
Posted By HDavidH
I was a submariner with a GED that took his...

I was a submariner with a GED that took his binary skills out with him to the civilian world and builds large business phone systems (the software side) for fortune 500 clients. Until my recent gift...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-21-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 324,950
Posted By HDavidH
Here I am with my two best bikes in the...

Here I am with my two best bikes in the background: The Koga Miyata Full Pro I bought (frame) from Elev12k and my Gunnar Rockhound 29'er. Nice to meet you folks!360657
Forum: Commuting 01-08-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By HDavidH
Some shoulda-coulda-woulda's going on here... :)...

Some shoulda-coulda-woulda's going on here... :) And he did not miss the point tsl; Sometimes trimming a tad of rubber would work. The studs may not necessarily protrude out the sides like the...
Forum: Commuting 12-27-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,580
Posted By HDavidH
With all due respect just don't draft vehicles...

With all due respect just don't draft vehicles other than a willing cyclist. Presumptuous at best and even under the safest of conditions as perceived by you the risks are too great. Besides, what...
Forum: Commuting 12-16-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 61,108
Posted By HDavidH
Mine: 355314

Mine:
355314
Forum: Commuting 12-13-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,645,962
Posted By HDavidH
Here is my 2004 Kona Cinder Cone frame converted...

Here is my 2004 Kona Cinder Cone frame converted into a commuter. This bike has been a front suspension 26" cross-country racer, a rigid single speed 69'er (for racing) and now this...
354938

I...
Forum: Commuting 12-10-13, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By HDavidH
Thanks all. "Red ice", I've been here a few...

Thanks all. "Red ice", I've been here a few years. Welcome to you new friend. Ha ha Adrian :)...
Ozonation; yes, I have noticed more cyclists and bikes on the front of city buses.
Forum: Commuting 12-08-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By HDavidH
Started commuting by bike

After nearly 14 years of working from home, I started a new job 10 weeks ago requiring that i work from the office. A blessing (the job) as contract work was getting too sketchy. So i finally got to...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-07-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By HDavidH
Thanks folks

Thanks folks
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-06-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By HDavidH
Here is a link to Holdsworth info: ...

Here is a link to Holdsworth info:
http://www.nkilgariff.com/
But I only see "Super" Mistral last mentioned in 1974 but it would have a head badge versus a decal. Your paint scheme is interesting....
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-05-11, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By HDavidH
Front or Rear wheel drive?

I searched and could not find a specific thread on this. Just a few bits here and there as related to breaking spokes and deceiving other cyclists by hiding your motor under bags...
For those of you...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-05-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,341
Posted By HDavidH
Drew's advice is sound. FYI; I use a very old,...

Drew's advice is sound. FYI; I use a very old, tried and true practice of using boiled linseed oil as my threadlock. When I replace a spoke or build a wheel I use a trimmed up small acid brush and...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-05-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,137
Posted By HDavidH
I'm curious. Why lime green please?

I'm curious. Why lime green please?
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-22-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 26,791
Posted By HDavidH
For the newbies or non-do it yourselfer's out...

For the newbies or non-do it yourselfer's out there don't believe everything you read. I respectfully think andychrist is taking his internet handle a bit too seriously. If someone is having trouble...
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