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Forum: Commuting 06-12-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,840
Posted By sci_femme
Old cotton clothes, socks and tighty-whiteys are...

Old cotton clothes, socks and tighty-whiteys are becoming rags. Used rags are becoming kindling in the back yard fire pit for a romantic evening with DH in front of the fire.
Forum: Commuting 04-19-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By sci_femme
My high school son floated the idea of fixed gear...

My high school son floated the idea of fixed gear to bomb around town. Mommy said "Not until your kids are grown and we are in the ground". He got steel SS with both brakes instead, built for him. ...
Forum: Commuting 02-04-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,961
Posted By sci_femme
Felt and Fuji make road bikes in 26' tires,...

Felt and Fuji make road bikes in 26' tires, market them as junior bikes and price accordingly. Tire selection will be limited, of course, but it is worth a look.
Forum: Commuting 02-04-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,926
Posted By sci_femme
Specialized Propero, previous model. S-works...

Specialized Propero, previous model. S-works would be too she-Fred.
Forum: Commuting 02-04-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By sci_femme
Nothing with Gordon-Levitt is ever mediocre.

Nothing with Gordon-Levitt is ever mediocre.
Forum: Southeast 12-27-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By sci_femme
Welcome, Rob. I am a commuter: Winter...

Welcome, Rob. I am a commuter: Winter Park-Millenia and back. Commuting forum is awwwesome
Forum: Commuting 12-02-15, 07:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,288
Posted By sci_femme
For my 30 mi RT commute I always wear bike...

For my 30 mi RT commute I always wear bike specific clothes. Last year tights and long sleeve baselayer were pretty much the only thing that kept me out of ER when I had a major spill. It was a...
Forum: Commuting 11-27-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By sci_femme
Oh, WOW! I was about to tell OP that fenders in...

Oh, WOW! I was about to tell OP that fenders in Florida are useless- all they do in subtropical downpour is directing a torrent at your toes- and then you posted THIS!!!
Forum: Commuting 11-23-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By sci_femme
You will get a kick out of The Incredible Bread...

You will get a kick out of The Incredible Bread Machine by R. W. Grant.
Forum: Commuting 11-23-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By sci_femme
It has been said that any preferential treatment...

It has been said that any preferential treatment for some is an automatic discrimination for others. When I need a root canal I want my DDS to come from top 2% of his pre-dental, not top 10% with...
Forum: Commuting 11-22-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,181
Posted By sci_femme
Environmental field, saving Mother Earth at my...

Environmental field, saving Mother Earth at my desk 9 to 5. Zero patience for tree-huggers.
Forum: Commuting 11-22-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By sci_femme
Is there an emoticon for High Five?

Is there an emoticon for High Five?
Forum: Commuting 11-22-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By sci_femme
To @Sullalto...

To @Sullalto (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=368637), @cooker (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=36292), @jfowler85 (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=175367) et al. - I was not...
Forum: Commuting 11-22-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By sci_femme
An don't you just loooove it when economists and...

An don't you just loooove it when economists and the like confuse correlation and causality just about any time they publish some new and exciting findings?
Forum: Commuting 11-18-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By sci_femme
Dear friend - your privileged socioeconomic...

Dear friend - your privileged socioeconomic bubble is a result of choices and decisions you have made throughout your life. As is his. And it does not have to be anything drastic, just many small...
Forum: Commuting 10-07-15, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,951
Posted By sci_femme
Me three. The only shame is being inept enough to...

Me three. The only shame is being inept enough to fix a minor mechanical like a flat or broken chain. Everything else - that's what husbands, SUVs and LBSs are for.
Forum: Commuting 10-07-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,264
Posted By sci_femme
Touring bike or cyclocross - they are designed to...

Touring bike or cyclocross - they are designed to play in less than ideal conditions. As far as IGH is concerned - derailleurs are not all that scary. Good luck.

SF
Forum: Commuting 08-27-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,335
Posted By sci_femme
I am riding with Lezyne Deca Drive and love it...

I am riding with Lezyne Deca Drive and love it self-contained design.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-23-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By sci_femme
While we re sorting out whether it is 2009 or...

While we re sorting out whether it is 2009 or 2012 - I am a very happy long distance commuter on 2008 comp, very similar to 2009. 2009 was pretty much the last year when it was possible to have...
Forum: Commuting 08-22-15, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By sci_femme
Giant Escape is a very competent and tough...

Giant Escape is a very competent and tough commuter bike. I got one for my son and he rides the heck out of it. Takes fenders and rack.
Forum: Commuting 08-08-15, 11:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,685
Posted By sci_femme
Massively weird combo. I can not quite decide...

Massively weird combo. I can not quite decide whether to have a red wine or a white one with it.
Forum: Commuting 08-08-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,685
Posted By sci_femme
Stanley FTW!

Stanley FTW!
Forum: Commuting 08-01-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,172
Posted By sci_femme
Hair is overrated. I was fortunate to find a...

Hair is overrated. I was fortunate to find a great stylist who looked at hair texture (straight, fine an thick), questioned me at length what lifestyle I have and gave me a great haircut that grows...
Forum: Commuting 07-22-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,690
Posted By sci_femme
Hmmmm... You have a shower at work - in...

Hmmmm... You have a shower at work - in bike-speak you are an equivalent of a 1-percenter. And you kvetch about not being able to store toiletries overnight? My head just azzploded.....
Forum: Commuting 03-15-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,004
Posted By sci_femme
I have good experience with conti 4-seasons 28...

I have good experience with conti 4-seasons 28 mm, folding. My commute takes me through less than desirable neighborhood where bike lane is littered with just about anything, broken glass is a...
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