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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-25-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,427
Posted By jril
I wasn't comfortable riding in traffic when I...

I wasn't comfortable riding in traffic when I first started biking as an adult either. Now I'm an almost daily commuter for the past 4 years.

Things that helped:
Group rides (casual pace,...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,399
Posted By jril
DFW Bike to Work Day event locations tomorrow: ...

DFW Bike to Work Day event locations tomorrow:
http://www.bikedfw.org/bike_to_work_day_bike_commuter_energizer_stations_may_17

We had 2 in the area last year, up to 7 this year!
Forum: Texas 04-29-13, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 982
Posted By jril
2013 National Bike Challenge

Who's in?

BikeDFW is the local advocacy host for much of North Texas - so far we have 160 riders, 17 teams, and 30 cities represented. We're also featuring local photography on our landing page -...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-24-13, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By jril
Wade, just wanted to let you know I'm in the...

Wade, just wanted to let you know I'm in the middle of reading your book, and really enjoying it! Thanks again.
Forum: Commuting 04-06-13, 10:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,842
Posted By jril
Lunch is either leftovers in a Pyrex container or...

Lunch is either leftovers in a Pyrex container or ziplock bag, or stuff from the grocery store next to my work building. From time to time I'll walk over to the grocery store and get a bunch of miso...
Forum: Southern California 03-23-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By jril
Pretty legit. :)

Pretty legit. :)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-20-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By jril
Downloaded, thank you!

Downloaded, thank you!
Forum: Texas 03-02-13, 11:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By jril
Cyclists in Suits - Bus from D/FW March 25

For DFW cyclists who want to attend Cyclists in Suits in Austin on March 25 and meet with lawmakers to discuss issues that impact cycling, there will be a bus leaving from Ft. Worth and another one...
Forum: Commuting 03-02-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,578
Posted By jril
The League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills...

The League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills 101 course is designed to help you get comfortable with bike handling, rules of the road in your area, and get you used to riding with traffic.

You...
Forum: Commuting 03-02-13, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By jril
If your GF doesn't mind unpadded tights, she...

If your GF doesn't mind unpadded tights, she might like the running capris & tights like Target sells. I have an 8 mile round trip commute also and almost never wear padded shorts. I also have a...
Forum: Commuting 02-27-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,291
Posted By jril
So what happened with the d-bag this week? Did...

So what happened with the d-bag this week? Did you tell him to step off?
Forum: Commuting 02-22-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By jril
I'm using a pair of Remington shooting glasses...

I'm using a pair of Remington shooting glasses that have 5 interchangeable lenses - not bad for $35.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-14-13, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By jril
Very nice! I would totally wear something like...

Very nice! I would totally wear something like that.
Forum: Texas 11-22-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By jril
Bike Friendly Richardson is having our 4th annual...

Bike Friendly Richardson is having our 4th annual Black Friday Ride tomorrow:
http://bikefriendlyrichardson.org/2012/11/18/bike-friendly-richardson-presents-black-friday-ride-4/
Forum: Texas 10-07-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By jril
Mike, how did it go yesterday?

Mike, how did it go yesterday?
Forum: Introductions 10-07-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By jril
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Texas 09-26-12, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By jril
I would love to ride with Abby if I could, but...

I would love to ride with Abby if I could, but I'm taking LCI training that weekend.
Forum: Commuting 09-19-12, 09:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,721
Posted By jril
I second the w00t!

I second the w00t!
Forum: Commuting 09-18-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 747
Posted By jril
Great job Spiff. I hope you enjoy commuting! Hi...

Great job Spiff. I hope you enjoy commuting! Hi from the opposite side of the Metro!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-04-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,369
Posted By jril
Sac de d0uche?

Sac de d0uche?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-26-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By jril
Thanks Rootboy. I may ride the new bike from time...

Thanks Rootboy. I may ride the new bike from time to time.... :innocent:
I got some nice presents and a great birthday dinner though so it's all good.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-26-12, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By jril
Yes, it was Southlake. BG - he mostly had...

Yes, it was Southlake.

BG - he mostly had Italian bikes - Colnago, Alan, Bottecchia, etc. but I also saw a Miyata there and Bob Jackson. Sorry, no Bianchi.
Hubby's new bike is an aluminum road...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By jril
In which I'm basically the nicest spouse ever

Today is my birthday - and I let my husband buy himself a "new" bike today and went with him to pick it up. He did take me out for an awesome dinner though.

So, the bike my husband he got wasn't...
Forum: Commuting 08-19-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 749
Posted By jril
Great job! Have you read up on lane positioning...

Great job! Have you read up on lane positioning for when you're on busier streets?

Congrats on getting your first rainstorm out of the way too. It's not a huge deal when you're on your way home...
Forum: Commuting 08-16-12, 05:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,605
Posted By jril
The Bell cruiser seat is quite comfortable in my...

The Bell cruiser seat is quite comfortable in my opinion, as long as you're not riding 10 miles or more at a time. For shorter trips it's great. I had one on a former bike, got it at Target. It's...
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