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Forum: Commuting 01-01-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 78,979
Posted By Bluish Green
augustgarage (CA) _________________ 8,556.8...

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 8,556.8 (11,441.6 total) [198/198]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 8,300 [200] 200-days goal achieved (12/11); any add'l is icin'
dshue5 (MN)...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-12-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,146
Posted By Bluish Green
It's been 3 years now since I gave my car away to...

It's been 3 years now since I gave my car away to charity and committed to full-time bicycle commuting (my wife has a car, so we are car-light). My weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood...
Forum: Commuting 10-12-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 78,979
Posted By Bluish Green
augustgarage (CA) _________________ 7,091.6...

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 7,091.6 (9,511.1 total) [163/163]
scroca (MT) _______________________ 6,933.27
gregf83 (BC) ______________________ 5,776.0 [142/170] (7,656.0 total)
dschue5...
Forum: Commuting 01-02-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 8357.3...

augustgarage (CA)__________________ 8357.3 (10848.8 total) [218/218]
f1xedgear(NC)______________________ 8119 [197] done
borosen____________________________ 7864 (11764) [198/221] done
sandieganLA...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-04-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By Bluish Green
Yes, I have studded Nokian A10's, and I ride in...

Yes, I have studded Nokian A10's, and I ride in the winter most days. I will say though, that I keep a few vacation days saved up for winter and will use them occasionally to stay home and avoid the...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-04-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By Bluish Green
At first, I cut out all fast food and all sweets....

At first, I cut out all fast food and all sweets. Over time, the sweets have sorta partially returned... haha. But I still eat zero fast food. Zero French fries, etc. If I am on the road for...
Forum: Commuting 10-04-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
borosen____________________________ 6680 (10566)...

borosen____________________________ 6680 (10566) [168/172]
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 6154.9 (8130.3 total) [162/162]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 6085 [148]
gregf83...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-01-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By Bluish Green
Two years ago, I gave my car away to charity

Hi all, it's my 2 year anniversary of going "car light," so I thought I would post a short note and also thank this Forum for helping me get where I am today.

Two years ago today, I donated my car...
Forum: Commuting 08-26-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587)...

borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587) [131/133]
augustgarage(CA)___________________ 4872.1 (6689.8 total) [128/128]
f1xedgear(NC)______________________ 4756 [116]
...
Forum: Commuting 06-13-14, 01:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,407
Posted By Bluish Green
I use a Take-A-Look mirror clipped on to my clear...

I use a Take-A-Look mirror clipped on to my clear safety glasses. I love it.
Forum: Commuting 05-17-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
borosen______________________________ 3321 (4526)...

borosen______________________________ 3321 (4526) [81/83]
gregf83 (BC)_________________________ 2816 (3410) [70/85]
augustgarage (CA)____________________ 2633.7 (3753 total) [70/70]
f1xedgear...
Forum: Commuting 03-28-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
f1xedgear (NC)_____________________ 1985 [49] ...

f1xedgear (NC)_____________________ 1985 [49]
borosen____________________________ 1834 (1906) [45/47]
gregf83 (BC)_______________________ 1436 (1811) [36/47]
augustgarage (CA)__________________...
Forum: Commuting 03-07-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
borosen______________________________ 1410 (1482)...

borosen______________________________ 1410 (1482) [35/37]
f1xedgear (NC)_______________________ 1296 [32]
augustgarage (CA)____________________ 1267.3 (1815.2 total) [33/33]
gregf83...
Forum: Commuting 03-01-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
borosen_____________________________ 1410 (1482)...

borosen_____________________________ 1410 (1482) [35/37]
f1xedgear (NC)______________________ 1296 [32]
gregf83 (BC)_________________________ 979 (1301 total)
buzzbee...
Forum: Commuting 02-28-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,239
Posted By Bluish Green
Good commute in to work this morning, but my legs...

Good commute in to work this morning, but my legs are shot. 5 out of 5 this week! My first polar 5-for-5 on studded tires.
Forum: Commuting 02-05-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,239
Posted By Bluish Green
That is awesome, good job! I'm home sick but...

That is awesome, good job!

I'm home sick but probably couldn't have rode today anyway - we got dumped on with snow last night, and my city is short on salt and not doing well clearing snow lately....
Forum: Commuting 01-30-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
borosen_____________________________ 516 (574)...

borosen_____________________________ 516 (574) [13/14]
aaronmcd____________________________ 410
buzzbee ____________________________ 394
gregf83 (BC)________________________ 364 (582 total)
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Forum: Living Car Free 01-30-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By Bluish Green
Prius's are cool. Every little bit of energy...

Prius's are cool.

Every little bit of energy use reduction is important. It all counts.

A coworker of mine recently traded in a full-size extended-cab pickup truck for a mid-size sedan. ...
Forum: Commuting 01-29-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,239
Posted By Bluish Green
A beautiful ride this morning. 6F with clear...

A beautiful ride this morning. 6F with clear bright sky, dry pavement, and light winds. I'll take a day like this any time.
Forum: Commuting 01-28-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,239
Posted By Bluish Green
-4F this morning, but light winds. Made for a...

-4F this morning, but light winds. Made for a pretty nice ride. The only bad thing was the terrible Cheese Rock song I had stuck in my head the whole ride. I'll spare you the title to avoid...
Forum: Commuting 01-27-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 124,239
Posted By Bluish Green
Oh sweet, sweet Asphalt, how I have missed you! ...

Oh sweet, sweet Asphalt, how I have missed you!
Your oxidized crumbly surface with delicate cracks and delightful potholes.
And my old friend Concrete, my love rekindled.
How I have missed your...
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-25-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By Bluish Green
Studded tires are an almost certain must-have if...

Studded tires are an almost certain must-have if you are likely to be crossing any ice.

I have 7-speed IGH's on both of my bikes, and they sure are nice when the slop is flying. My commute is not...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-25-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,544
Posted By Bluish Green
Congratulations on the weight loss, you rock! ...

Congratulations on the weight loss, you rock! Bike looks cool, too.

Bicycle shorts will help quite a bit. Keep after the fit adjustments, too, until you find a sweet spot.

You sound like...
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-23-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By Bluish Green
Be extra, extra careful when it is a thin layer...

Be extra, extra careful when it is a thin layer of snow over ice. That's what caused my one ice wipeout this year. I was riding on studded tires, but apparently there was just enough snow thickness...
Forum: Commuting 01-22-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 66,371
Posted By Bluish Green
buzzbee ____________________________ 394 ...

buzzbee ____________________________ 394
gregf83 (BC)________________________ 364 (582 total)
borosen_____________________________ 325 (383) [8/9]
Tarwheel____________________________ 251...
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