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Forum: Commuting 09-06-11, 10:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,140
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
First Question; How fats your wallet. I have...

First Question; How fats your wallet. I have found some amazing sites that offer commuter wear that is nice but doubles as bike wear, but it is expensive. Terry is a catalog that had some great stuff...
Forum: Commuting 07-03-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,097
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Well, I didnt buy the new cup holder I really...

Well, I didnt buy the new cup holder I really wanted. Which sucks, but I really dont need it, I want it. I have more pearl iszumi wear then I need, but I really do wear it all. So I am trying really...
Forum: Commuting 07-03-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,387
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Just got my Paselas today, TGs 700x32. Love my...

Just got my Paselas today, TGs 700x32. Love my bike shop guys, they always know what to get for me when I tell them what I am doing. They went on my Motobecane single speed. Our roads suck and my...
Forum: Commuting 07-03-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,950
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Having your bike stolen sucks! 1st time guy...

Having your bike stolen sucks! 1st time guy stopped me and told me to get off the bike or he would take me off. I was 10 and gave it up, 2nd bike was taken from my front porch, another from our...
Forum: Commuting 05-29-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,766
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Do you plan on doing all your shopping by bike...

Do you plan on doing all your shopping by bike now? If so it might be time to switch to an Xtracycle. When I first started I used a rack and on Pannier, which after 18 years is now on my beach...
Forum: Commuting 05-17-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
dmcalloway, I live in an area where we supposedly...

dmcalloway, I live in an area where we supposedly have 300 days of sunshine, of course it rains and snows while the sun is shinning so I think that is where the get their numbers, (see stage 1 tour...
Forum: Commuting 05-17-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,782
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
I am a backpack Junkie, I have more backpacks...

I am a backpack Junkie, I have more backpacks than REI, but...I have used my timbuk 2 pretty much non stop for 2 years now since I started commuting full time. It sits wide open and you have easy...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-11, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 124,012
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
ok I am so over the snow, supposed to get a foot...

ok I am so over the snow, supposed to get a foot overnight. On the beach crusier because its the only one with heavy tires now. Rode quite a way to watch Stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California, all...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-11, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 654
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
missed a few days, lucky you it didnt rain on...

missed a few days, lucky you it didnt rain on you, I had snow yesterday, today and looking at a foot tomorrow. As for Rain Gear I reccomend Columbia as they have the best warranty (forever) and Pearl...
Forum: Commuting 05-09-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,134
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
As ShinyBiker said :) for using sweat and ass,...

As ShinyBiker said :) for using sweat and ass, really got my attention and made me smile. I work at middle school and just get here before kids and leave after so I can change in privacy if I need...
Forum: Commuting 05-09-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 124,012
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Well Winter is back, rode to work in the snow, oh...

Well Winter is back, rode to work in the snow, oh Joy! Well it was nice while it lasted, hopefully by Sunday it will be nice for stage 1 of the tour of California. Have my spot all picked out to hang...
Forum: Commuting 05-08-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,910
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Actual cost cannot be determined for me as I buy...

Actual cost cannot be determined for me as I buy stuff I want not need and happiness and well being is priceless
Forum: Commuting 05-08-11, 12:16 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 16,481
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
What I didnt buy today...but will next weekend :)...

What I didnt buy today...but will next weekend :) Went into Pearl Izumi, totally broke and there was my jacket, still there at a cost I stll cannot afford. Why must waterproof with hood be so...
Forum: Commuting 05-08-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,319
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Ok, I ride year round so I need lights off and...

Ok, I ride year round so I need lights off and on, depending on when I go to work and when I get home. I have been working from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm lately so lights are ocassionally needed but in...
Forum: Commuting 05-04-11, 10:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,363
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Go to REI and check out their packs, they have...

Go to REI and check out their packs, they have many at different price levels, you can fill them with sandbags to test wieght and if after you use it and dont like it you can return and get something...
Forum: Commuting 05-04-11, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Remember the more you exercise the hungrier you...

Remember the more you exercise the hungrier you are, its the bummer of trying to lose weight by running. I have such a short commute that I eat whatever I feel like for breakfast, this morning a...
Forum: Commuting 05-04-11, 10:31 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,568
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
when depressed I dont wear a helmet, then feel...

when depressed I dont wear a helmet, then feel guilty when the kids at school ask me where my helmet is.
damn kids! I feel superior when I load my bike with a full load of groceries then curse when...
Forum: Commuting 05-04-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 124,012
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
So, I have an Trek Xtracycle conversion, a...

So, I have an Trek Xtracycle conversion, a Motobecane single speed both beautiful expensive bikes...what have I been riding all week and having a blast doing it? A 1984 Montery cruiser. A kids bike,...
Forum: Commuting 05-04-11, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
I have had days when I have had to turn around 3...

I have had days when I have had to turn around 3 times before I actually made it 3 blocks. One of those oh my god I cannot believe I forgot ( )! It happens, roll with it and remember it only...
Forum: Commuting 04-30-11, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 954
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Heres my tips; start off showering with Gillette...

Heres my tips; start off showering with Gillette or Right Guard body wash that lasts 16 hours. It actually works, then use the same type of deoderant. Next do not ride in work shirt at least, wear a...
Forum: Commuting 04-30-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
We have bike to work weeks in May, and I ride...

We have bike to work weeks in May, and I ride everyday and of course every May I have a overnight field trip that keeps me from home. But I will figure a way to log it.
Its fun to try and encourage...
Forum: Commuting 04-30-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 16,481
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Kenda Semi Slicks for my Xtracycle, so far so...

Kenda Semi Slicks for my Xtracycle, so far so good. Rode dirt and pavement today with a weeks worth of groceries.
Forum: Commuting 04-29-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 124,012
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
So glad I am not the only one experiencing cold...

So glad I am not the only one experiencing cold again, I mean really this is crazy. Monday was in the 20s, Wednesday in the 40s and now again today freaking cold. It was 31 on the ride in and maybe...
Forum: Commuting 04-29-11, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
two locks are a good idea especially if you want...

two locks are a good idea especially if you want your wheels to stay attached to your frame, see so many in the bay area its crazy. Also, I have seen bike specific covers for rain, I have an...
Forum: Commuting 04-29-11, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By Ipedaltahoe
Congratulations, that was a hell of a commute if...

Congratulations, that was a hell of a commute if you havent worked up to that kind of mileage, and headwinds are killer. I had a cross wind that almost swept me off my bike yesterday. With such a...
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