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  1. I carry a cell phone inside my pocket for...

    I carry a cell phone inside my pocket for communication or if I have to make an emergency call or something. Other then that I don't use any electronic gimmicks on my handlebars, except for lights.
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    Judging by appearance is as old as civilization...

    Judging by appearance is as old as civilization and it's deeply ingrained in human nature.
    I am sure that non-cyclists judge us cyclists by the way we the cyclist dress. A guy riding an old beat up...
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    Majority of those "millions" who converted to a...

    Majority of those "millions" who converted to a car-free status did so because of necessity and not voluntarily. They converted due to financial hardships, job losses, unable to afford to own a...
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    I don't see anything sweet about being homeless...

    I don't see anything sweet about being homeless or looking like a homeless.
  5. GI is like a two edged sword. It all depends on...

    GI is like a two edged sword. It all depends on the persons lifestyle and genetics. A physically active person or an athlete or a person who does a lot of physical labour jobs and who burns a lot of...
  6. Clip on fenders....I know full fenders are nice...

    Clip on fenders....I know full fenders are nice but they aren't an absolute necessity, many people use clip on fenders, I have used them before and they are OK.
  7. Carry a small high pressure pump, tire levers and...

    Carry a small high pressure pump, tire levers and spare tubes. Practice removing your wheel and changing tubes at home before you start commuting.



    You'll be fine don't worry about it....
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    Cycling infrastructure like they have in Europe...

    Cycling infrastructure like they have in Europe is out of a question around here, I just don't see it happening anytime soon. To be honest, I would much rather prefer to see traffic calming then...
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    Sure there are car-free people in large Canadian...

    Sure there are car-free people in large Canadian cities and suburbs but they are not in "the millions" as you say...They are in a minority.
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    Why even bother to carry and drink ice cold water...

    Why even bother to carry and drink ice cold water on a cold winter day ??. Why not bring a thermos with hot beverage ??... Whenever I do a long ride during winter I bring two thermoses. One is filled...
  11. Treadmills are useless and boring, the best use...

    Treadmills are useless and boring, the best use for them would be as a boat anchor...I can get a much better cardio/strength workout with kettlebells.
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    I like to get a lot of my daily calories in...

    I like to get a lot of my daily calories in liquid form, because it's fast, easy and convenient when I am very busy and on the run. I usually have two 600-800 calorie protein smoothies per day which...
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    My daughter is a millennial she is almost 21. She...

    My daughter is a millennial she is almost 21. She lives 4 hours away from me in another city. When she was younger she took the train whenever visiting me. After she bought her car earlier this year,...
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    Even if they were to bulldoze and widen the QEW...

    Even if they were to bulldoze and widen the QEW it would only be a temporary solution which would only work for a short period of time. With population increasing so rapidly and more and more people...
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    I vote for trains. We need LRTs. I just don't see...

    I vote for trains. We need LRTs. I just don't see how it would be possible to widen some of the roads, there is no more room.
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    I live next to QEW. It's the worst freeway to be...

    I live next to QEW. It's the worst freeway to be driving on during and afternoon rush hour especially when going west towards Hamilton.... Many years ago I had to use it daily and I hated every...
  17. Not a drawback at all. You can run 700cc wheels...

    Not a drawback at all. You can run 700cc wheels on a Troll... My Surly 1x1 is made for 26 inch wheels , and it has enough frame clearance to run 700x42 tires with full fenders.
  18. Surly Troll or 1x1 make great commuting bikes.

    Surly Troll or 1x1 make great commuting bikes.
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    A positive encounter with a driver

    I was riding home from work, it was dark, wet, drizzle, fog and poor visibility, I had my Planet Bike Superflash light on. I was also wearing a hi visibility shirt , the same ones as the road...
  20. Commuting to work and racing/competition have...

    Commuting to work and racing/competition have nothing to do with each other, they are two different things...I am not interested in racing anybody during my commute and I will often allow other...
  21. Bicycles and cycling accessories are a lot more...

    Bicycles and cycling accessories are a lot more expensive here in Canada then in USA.
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    It all depends on what you use to fuel your body.

    It all depends on what you use to fuel your body.
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    So is cycling. And what the heck does...

    So is cycling.



    And what the heck does "stay pure" supposed to mean ??.



    No need to go that extreme.
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    Feeling grumpy or what ??.. Does every thread on...

    Feeling grumpy or what ??.. Does every thread on LCF forum have to contain strange ideologies, pipedreams, living green, economics and politics and other OT nonsense ??? ...I don't see anything wrong...
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    Since this is an LCF forum I'll also include...

    Since this is an LCF forum I'll also include walking besides cycling. I've done a lot of walking in my life not only for recreation but also for transportation. So here is the list of...
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