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  1. 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,...
  2. 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!
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    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 -...
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    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.
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    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...
  6. Pretty legit. :)

    Pretty legit. :)
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    Downloaded, thank you!

    Downloaded, thank you!
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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?
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    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.
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    Very nice! I would totally wear something like...

    Very nice! I would totally wear something like that.
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    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/
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    Mike, how did it go yesterday?

    Mike, how did it go yesterday?
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    Welcome!

    Welcome!
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    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.
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    I second the w00t!

    I second the w00t!
  19. Thread: My first commute

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    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!
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    Sac de d0uche?

    Sac de d0uche?
  21. 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.
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. Thread: My first commute!

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    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...
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    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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