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  1. A great video! This should be sent to police...

    A great video! This should be sent to police depts here in the states as maybe they haven't thought of doing something like this? The cell phone craze has gone wild and out of control, to many people...
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    I use front & rear lights day & night on all of...

    I use front & rear lights day & night on all of my bikes that I ride on the road. I use "white front" and "red rear" Dinotte lights for some of my bikes and movable from bike to bike. I use them in...
  3. Thread: 3 wheelers only

    by Bizman
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    For the last 3 months I have been commuting 25...

    For the last 3 months I have been commuting 25 miles round trip on this: Utah Trikes - Chris's Cool Road

    preparing me for when this came in 2 weeks ago:...
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    Poll: Yes Joey you are right. I was just refering to...

    Yes Joey you are right. I was just refering to the other poster giving trucks the road as they have a job to do. I meant nothing derogatory towards the other posters decision. I certainly respect...
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    Poll: I also have a job to do, I use a bicycle to do my...

    I also have a job to do, I use a bicycle to do my job, I am self employed and use a bicycle as much as possible for my business. I don't understand where a truck driver and their job is any more...
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    I have been riding this Utah Trikes - Chris's...

    I have been riding this Utah Trikes - Chris's Cool Road since August with good results to prepare me for something similar to this...
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    My first winter of commuting was last year they...

    My first winter of commuting was last year they say the worst winter in years! I started commuting in May and just kept doing it as I really enjoy riding the bike and the savings on fuel was...
  8. I am suffering from the same situation of the...

    I am suffering from the same situation of the cleats sucking the heat out of my toes and I am sure that is what is doing it. Last year I used platform pedals with heavy boots and in the coldest temps...
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    I have a Carbon Quest XS Velomobile due in the...

    I have a Carbon Quest XS Velomobile due in the next week or so that I have been waiting 5 months for, it will be the tadpole style ("2" 20" wheels in front "1" 26" wheel in the rear). As I have been...
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    I use 2 rubberbands per foot to hold the bag(s),...

    I use 2 rubberbands per foot to hold the bag(s), one around my leg and one thqt goes around the top and bottom of my foot. When it is real cold out or I will use two or three bags per foot, works...
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    In all the years I have been riding mountain and...

    In all the years I have been riding mountain and road bikes I have never had a computer for the bike. I have only started keeping track of road miles (in my head) 3 years ago when I started road...
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    Here is a link to different models. Mine is to be...

    Here is a link to different models. Mine is to be delivered in November and is the Carbon Quest XS pictured in a few different shots through out this link....
  13. Thread: Trike : Slow?

    by Bizman
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    Bobcat, yeah I rolled my trike on my daily...

    Bobcat, yeah I rolled my trike on my daily commute (2nd ride) and yes I did shift my weight, just not enough as I was gong to fast for the type of turn. I was coming up to a "T" intersection, it's a...
  14. Thread: Trike : Slow?

    by Bizman
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    Inspiring video thanks for sharing! What kind of...

    Inspiring video thanks for sharing! What kind of trike are you riding? A tadpole, or Delta, brand, model? I just got my Catrike Road last week so I am still getting my legs in shape. Right now I am...
  15. Thread: Three foot rule

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    This is a great topic and very interesting...

    This is a great topic and very interesting responses! I have (along with my wife) been passed unsafely to many times to count and have thought about a video camera especially in the event of being...
  16. I feel safer riding at night than in the day....

    I feel safer riding at night than in the day. While commuting home at 3-4 am I see many less vehicles which during my 12.5 mile commute (15 months now) on the average is 2 & 2, (2 toward me, 2 pass...
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    As far as riding at night and safety I have been...

    As far as riding at night and safety I have been commuting over a year (over 6500 miles) coming home most nights at 3:00 - 4:00 am using front and rear dynamo lights, and reflective vest. I rarely...
  18. Thread: Trike : Slow?

    by Bizman
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    In another couple weeks I hope to be able to give...

    In another couple weeks I hope to be able to give you a good answer when my new Catike Road gets here. I have alway rode DF bikes and consider myself pretty fast (atleast in my own mind). I have a...
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    Hi Boxer, I am sorry I can't quite answer your...

    Hi Boxer,
    I am sorry I can't quite answer your question about the Allfine 11 working with your bars and Long Haul Trucker, but I can give you some insight on my experience with the Alfine 11.

    I...
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    My wife is 5'1" with a 28" inseam. She has been...

    My wife is 5'1" with a 28" inseam. She has been riding an Ellsworth Evolve full suspension small frame for over 3 years and loves it. She rides it off road mostly but has ridden on the road with it...
  21. Thread: Rain gear?

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    Just rained the whole way home tonight on my 12.5...

    Just rained the whole way home tonight on my 12.5 mile one way commute so I am fresh on what I do. I use Frogg Toggs top jacket (with hood under my helmut) and bottom pant. For my feet I use double...
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    This was my first year/winter of commuting and I...

    This was my first year/winter of commuting and I made it! On the worst nights it would take 1.25 hours or a little more (warm weather about an hour) for my 12.5 mile commute coming home at 4:00 am. I...
  23. I am having a custom Ti touring/commuter bike...

    I am having a custom Ti touring/commuter bike built now (Spectrum Cycles) and will go with mechanical shifting (Versa 11), mechanical disc brakes (Avid BB7) and Allfine 11 (IGH). I have the same...
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    I call it in when I can identify the vehicle by...

    I call it in when I can identify the vehicle by license plate, company name on vehicle, bus number, etc, AND its super close and feel my life is jeopardized. Today 2 incidents, one, a truck pulling a...
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    Not sure if you would notice it or not? I think...

    Not sure if you would notice it or not? I think if you are going on a tour you want something that is very robust and trouble free as possible. This is what I am looking for or my touring bike,...
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