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Forum: Touring 12-09-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,363
Posted By ceridwen
Might help us to know what you plan to use the...

Might help us to know what you plan to use the bag for and how important different factors (weight, water resistance, temp rating, etc.) are to you. It might also help to know what your price range...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-06-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,244
Posted By ceridwen
Sounds like the plates are out of alignment. ...

Sounds like the plates are out of alignment.

Here's a description on how to correct it from an old thread:
Forum: Commuting 12-04-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,058
Posted By ceridwen
Handlebar, I tend to break or lose things that...

Handlebar, I tend to break or lose things that dangle from my helmet and I don't wear glasses often enough for that type to work for me.

The only handlebar mounted I have found that is stable...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-02-07, 09:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,428
Posted By ceridwen
I have a scar under my chin from falling on my...

I have a scar under my chin from falling on my bike when I was ~7. I had to get stitches.

Then 2 days before senior pictures (so I was 17?) I was jumping my brother's bike in the street in front...
Forum: Touring 12-02-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By ceridwen
I have a Volpe that I've owned for about 1.5...

I have a Volpe that I've owned for about 1.5 years now. I was not able to find one in stock anywhere near me but I did find a place that had the Castro Valley in my size (which is the same frame and...
Forum: Commuting 11-30-07, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By ceridwen
Actually the plastic fenders can get completely...

Actually the plastic fenders can get completely folded on themselves without any issue. My friend has accidentally done it to her front fender at least twice now. One of the metal bits was bent a...
Forum: Touring 11-29-07, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,720
Posted By ceridwen
Tried this out the other night with my MiNewt...

Tried this out the other night with my MiNewt Dual (one on each side) and liked it pretty well, though not quite as much as having them on top of the bars. I will definitely be doing it that way when...
Forum: Touring 11-29-07, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By ceridwen
I'm almost sure I saw someone in one of the other...

I'm almost sure I saw someone in one of the other sections of the forum review these but search seems to only be picking up threads with posts in the last 24 hours and I can't remember which part...
Forum: Commuting 11-27-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By ceridwen
I had not thought of this (despite owning the...

I had not thought of this (despite owning the light and space on the bars being at a premium) but someone mentioned it in the lighting forum recently: you can mount a NiteRider MiNewt on the drop...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-23-07, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By ceridwen
I've got the Niterider Minewt Dual. I've found...

I've got the Niterider Minewt Dual. I've found that I'm pretty good at putting it back on so that it is aimed nearly perfectly. I've taken it off and on 10 or so times now with no issues but I store...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-20-07, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By ceridwen
I keep them around to give to friends. What...

I keep them around to give to friends. What didn't work for me frequently does work for someone else, or at least gets them through until they can afford to get a seat they like better.

Currently...
Forum: Commuting 11-18-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By ceridwen
This thread has info about the headlamp version,...

This thread has info about the headlamp version, available at Costco ($13-16) and Target (~$25). I love mine.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=338733&highlight=costco+headlamp
Forum: Commuting 11-03-07, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By ceridwen
I haven't really been able to tell when the MUP I...

I haven't really been able to tell when the MUP I use for my commute is closed but the park it goes through is closed 6pm-8am as of tomorrow. I almost never ride within the open hours. I go in to...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,742
Posted By ceridwen
I've used that dynamo and frankly it sucked. It...

I've used that dynamo and frankly it sucked. It took forever to get it positioned properly and no matter how I tried to tighten it it would not stay in place well. It also made noise and induced...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-07, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,691
Posted By ceridwen
Patience is the key here. You just have to keep...

Patience is the key here. You just have to keep an eye on craigslist, visit some yard sales, etc. until you find a decent MTB for a reasonable price.

I was able to pick up this one for $95. It's...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By ceridwen
It's the Volpe frame (and dropouts). The San Jose...

It's the Volpe frame (and dropouts). The San Jose shares the frame, but has different dropouts (actually track fork ends, not dropouts, apparently). I actually test rode a Castro Valley to decide on...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-29-07, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By ceridwen
Pretty happy with my light setup on my commuter....

Pretty happy with my light setup on my commuter. I only have one Planet Bike light though (Superflash on the back of my helmet).

Other lights are:
Rayovac LED headlamp (from Costco) on helmet...
Forum: Commuting 10-28-07, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,675,565
Posted By ceridwen
Updated pics of my Volpe, including some of the...

Updated pics of my Volpe, including some of the lighting setup.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/CeridwenAnwyl/Bikes/DSC01255.jpg...
Forum: Commuting 10-28-07, 09:43 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,041
Posted By ceridwen
Dash for my '06 Volpe. I think I've managed to...

Dash for my '06 Volpe. I think I've managed to keep it relatively simple.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/CeridwenAnwyl/Bikes/DSC01259.jpg
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-28-07, 04:54 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,203
Posted By ceridwen
Here's mine. The bike and the brooks (B17S) each...

Here's mine. The bike and the brooks (B17S) each have about 1000 miles on them.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/CeridwenAnwyl/Bikes/DSC01254.jpg
...
Forum: Commuting 10-28-07, 10:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,742
Posted By ceridwen
My MiNewt X2 dual ($195 shipped with a 20% off...

My MiNewt X2 dual ($195 shipped with a 20% off coupon at REI) on low is equivalent to my previous 10W Halogen ($30 on a super clearance sale at Performance 2 years ago), including the spread of the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-28-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,514
Posted By ceridwen
I've got this rack as well. Had it for about a...

I've got this rack as well. Had it for about a year now. I've transported my bikes ~1300 miles or so with it at this point and really love it.

It does have some of the same drawbacks as any trunk...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-26-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,198
Posted By ceridwen
This EXACT situation happened to me on Wednesday....

This EXACT situation happened to me on Wednesday. It was the first time I have been harassed in more than two months.

I was waiting at a red light in a line of cars, maybe 8 back from the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-26-07, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,018
Posted By ceridwen
Got caught in a downpour with this light last...

Got caught in a downpour with this light last night and it had no issues. I have the battery under the top tube (no issues with cord length) and use fenders on my bike so it was relatively protected...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-25-07, 05:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,198
Posted By ceridwen
I don't run lights but I will run the same stop...

I don't run lights but I will run the same stop signs on my bike that I do in my car (which is to say, the ones that should be yield signs but for some idiotic reason are stop signs instead). I feel...
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