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Forum: Winter Cycling 02-17-16, 02:42 PM
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Posted By mtessmer
Yes, Speedplay Frogs.

Yes, Speedplay Frogs.
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-13-16, 10:38 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
504307 Here is my winter ride.

504307 Here is my winter ride.
Forum: Commuting 02-12-16, 11:57 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
Today is International Winter Bike to Work Day. ...

Today is International Winter Bike to Work Day. After 34 years of year around bike commuting to work here in Minneapolis, MN (now retired), I carried on the tradition to biking by biking to my...
Forum: Commuting 12-10-15, 07:10 AM
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Views: 126,955
Posted By mtessmer
Back to riding my summer bike, the temps here in...

Back to riding my summer bike, the temps here in Minneapolis are unbelievably warm. A high of 47F!
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-08-15, 07:26 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
492286 This is my first trek this winter. I've...

492286 This is my first trek this winter. I've been riding year around for over 34 years.
Forum: Commuting 12-01-15, 08:09 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
491107 This is yesterday morning. I got 25...

491107
This is yesterday morning. I got 25 miles in. The weather went a little down hill from there.
Forum: Commuting 07-14-15, 11:49 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
Helped my niece with her first bike to work...

Helped my niece with her first bike to work commute. She did great!
Forum: Commuting 06-03-15, 12:53 PM
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Views: 126,955
Posted By mtessmer
Overcast, 65F, great ride this morning.

Overcast, 65F, great ride this morning.
Forum: Commuting 03-20-15, 06:29 AM
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Views: 126,955
Posted By mtessmer
I think a lot of us could relate to this, there...

I think a lot of us could relate to this, there are many days I feel like this when I get up in the morning. About 95% of the time I'm glad I did it. The key is to not think about it to much. The...
Forum: Commuting 12-02-14, 08:13 AM
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Views: 124,223
Posted By mtessmer
420797 I've been bike commuting year around here...

420797 I've been bike commuting year around here in Minnesota for over 32 years (my forth winter on this). It's a hoot!!!
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-19-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 311,848
Posted By mtessmer
365013. We have twice the snow now then when I...

365013. We have twice the snow now then when I took this last month.
Forum: Commuting 02-19-14, 09:15 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
Great commute! 20F and saw a beautiful sunrise. ...

Great commute! 20F and saw a beautiful sunrise. I actually added some extra miles on my way in and I didn't want to stop. We are suppose to get up to 38F this afternoon, whoohoo! Of course we're...
Forum: Commuting 02-04-14, 10:10 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
I'm glad I'm not the only one, it's been since...

I'm glad I'm not the only one, it's been since the 17th for me. We've had 33 days below -0 F so far this year and the most snow we've had in thirty years. I rode yesterday and it felt really good. ...
Forum: Commuting 12-18-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
No, it's a bad switch. It worked great all last...

No, it's a bad switch. It worked great all last winter.
Forum: Commuting 12-18-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
We've had the longest, coldest December weather...

We've had the longest, coldest December weather since the early 70's. Plus we've had snow 12 out of the last 17 days. It's hurt my bike commuting figures. Most of November was colder than average...
Forum: Commuting 12-18-13, 09:43 AM
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Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
It didn't start well. My bike helmet...

It didn't start well. My bike helmet headlight/flasher died on me (with a full charge) and I no sooner get out of the driveway and my rear tire was almost flat. Hmmm... I hope my day gets better. :(
Forum: Commuting 12-06-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
Hey, that's my coldest bike commute too! I've...

Hey, that's my coldest bike commute too! I've done it a few times. Today it was only -5F Good ride!
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-26-13, 10:27 AM
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Posted By mtessmer
352630

352630
Forum: Commuting 11-26-13, 10:17 AM
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Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
Quite the change in weather as far as temps goes...

Quite the change in weather as far as temps goes today from yesterday. Yesterday 28F-40F, today 13F and we might hit 20F for a high. Good thing I've got my layering down.
Forum: Commuting 06-10-13, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
Sunny?!?! What's that?

Sunny?!?! What's that?
Forum: Commuting 06-07-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
I had the same senario on Wednesday, I made it...

I had the same senario on Wednesday, I made it most of the way home dry and then the last mile or so the skies opened up.
Forum: Commuting 06-04-13, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
We have a ride share program here too and it's a...

We have a ride share program here too and it's a nice option on the days I have to drive. I can still run errands, adds lunch options. I use it sometimes when I bike commute on my lunch break just...
Forum: Commuting 05-23-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
Sun!!! It's been a week! I'm going to have a...

Sun!!! It's been a week! I'm going to have a pretty hefty headwind for the ride home this afternoon though.
Forum: Commuting 05-22-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
It's been a wet week for biking but my rides so...

It's been a wet week for biking but my rides so far have been between the rain drops. :)
Forum: Commuting 05-17-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 94,556
Posted By mtessmer
Well, It's National Bike to Work Day. I had a...

Well, It's National Bike to Work Day. I had a good ride in this morning, light rain, 58F/15C. The air smelled so fresh and clean. We'll see what the bike ride home brings. We are suppose to have...
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