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Forum: Winter Cycling 11-22-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,076
Posted By urban rider
After the cold ride, how do you feel?

After coming inside from a cold winter ride I find it takes a while to warm up. When I arrive home I can take a hot shower, which helps. What has been your experience?
Forum: Commuting 11-05-13, 08:57 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,422
Posted By urban rider
I prefer to ride in the streets except when the...

I prefer to ride in the streets except when the cars are too crazy! The most recent bike lane i rode was in the middle of of a narrow street with cars:(. Thats crazy.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-13-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,457
Posted By urban rider
Great ideas. I have had some problems this week...

Great ideas. I have had some problems this week with lower back pain. I am going to gym tomorrow to work on my core strength. I will not over do it.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-10-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 12,234
Posted By urban rider
I notice more women riding their bikes this year...

I notice more women riding their bikes this year than in previous years. I enjoy riding my bike and I enjoy wearing bright colorful clothes so I am seen for a couple of reasons, safety and to...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-21-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,143
Posted By urban rider
Have you examined what your are drinking? I had...

Have you examined what your are drinking? I had a bad experience with drinking Gatorade on a bike trip. It raised my blood sugar.
Forum: Commuting 04-07-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 856
Posted By urban rider
I am aware of the quiet routes to my job but I...

I am aware of the quiet routes to my job but I prefer to take the heavy traffic area with the buses and cars. It is exciting to watch the action. I feel that the other quiet routes would be too...
Forum: Commuting 01-11-13, 12:18 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,377
Posted By urban rider
Pros: 1. Feel good about myself at the end of...

Pros:
1. Feel good about myself at the end of the ride
2. Saves on gasoline
3. I can beat my fellow co-workers to work
4. I can keep an eye on my bike because I bring the bike into my office
5....
Forum: Commuting 01-11-13, 12:13 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,377
Posted By urban rider
When I change my clothes from cyclist to office...

When I change my clothes from cyclist to office worker I feel like an environmentalist super hero.:)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-01-13, 11:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,044
Posted By urban rider
I did not ride my bike as planned but I did...

I did not ride my bike as planned but I did purchase a bike for my three year old grandaughter. I taught her how to ride today. Temp was 27 degrees.:)
Forum: Commuting 01-01-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By urban rider
I will check out Costco to see if they have...

I will check out Costco to see if they have anymore cameras. I think a lot of stores sold out due to the holidays.
Forum: Commuting 01-01-13, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By urban rider
Thanks for the advice guys. I used my Christmas...

Thanks for the advice guys. I used my Christmas and birthday money and purchased a gopro camera from REI. I am gonna try it out this month. Unfortunately REI also sold out of the gopro3 (like I...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-30-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By urban rider
Whats wrong with gopro cameras?

Whats wrong with gopro cameras?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-30-12, 10:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,071
Posted By urban rider
I could not put the book Miles to Nowhere down.

I could not put the book Miles to Nowhere down.
Forum: Commuting 12-30-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By urban rider
What is a good inexpensive helmet video camera?

I want to start recording some of my rides for youtube. I have limited money. I have seen some interesting things on my travel. Any suggestions?
Forum: Commuting 10-22-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By urban rider
daily commute changed from 20 miles to ?

My daily commute to work was 20 miles round trip. Now I work out of my home. Any suggestions as to how I can motivate myself to ride, when it is snowing, raining, or Judge Judy is on?:(
Forum: Commuting 08-05-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By urban rider
I have forgotten things like underwear, chain and...

I have forgotten things like underwear, chain and most recently my water bottle when it was 95 degrees:(
Forum: Commuting 07-29-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By urban rider
I purchased a sun hat from REI for only 17...

I purchased a sun hat from REI for only 17 dolaars. also have you considered going to the health food store regarding sunblock?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-03-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,432
Posted By urban rider
I use recycled tires for all of my bikes. It...

I use recycled tires for all of my bikes. It works for me.
Forum: Commuting 06-03-12, 04:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,342
Posted By urban rider
I park my bike inside of my office. I keep it...

I park my bike inside of my office. I keep it off the walls to prevent marks and I carry the bike into the office if the tires are wet. For a period of one year the security watched me struggle...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-28-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By urban rider
Be careful of the drinks you consume on the long...

Be careful of the drinks you consume on the long rides. I had a very bad experience with gaterade one summer. Apparently too much sugar.
Forum: Commuting 03-18-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,594
Posted By urban rider
I drove for one week and it cost me about one...

I drove for one week and it cost me about one hundred dollars. If I rode my bike and ate out everyday in one week it would still be less than one hundred dollars. I save more money riding my bike...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-17-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,311
Posted By urban rider
I usually hide the new bike in the basement with...

I usually hide the new bike in the basement with the hopes he won't notice. When I bring the bike upstairs I tell him it has been in the basement.
Forum: Commuting 02-15-12, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,116
Posted By urban rider
How has your city supported your bike commute?

My city is experiencing major financial problems, it will run out of money by April 2012. So in the wisdom of the city leaders it has made major cuts in the bus system.:( So people will have to...
Forum: Commuting 02-14-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,594
Posted By urban rider
I have been hit two times. Both times I was...

I have been hit two times. Both times I was walking in broad daylight.
Forum: Commuting 02-14-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By urban rider
Today I was hit by a car. The car came too close...

Today I was hit by a car. The car came too close to me while I was riding straight on the street. It suprised me. I did not stop riding and there was no damage to me or the bike. I think that due...
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