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    Could it be tension headache caused by...

    Could it be tension headache caused by shoulder/neck stress from your riding position? If you're leaning heavily on your arms, or leaning forward with head up (so you can see where you're going)...
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    Yea this is one of those topics that cycles...

    Yea this is one of those topics that cycles around (pun intended) every few years on forums. Pretty sure I've seen it on here a few years back. Anyway, mine is a cartoon character from my childhood...
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    Can we call you retread?

    Can we call you retread?
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    This from the city: The City of Olympia is...

    This from the city:
    The City of Olympia is replacing a culvert under the Woodland Trail. The repaired culvert will help with fish passage and prevent the trail from sinking in this area.
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    Looks nice, but they got the colors inverted -...

    Looks nice, but they got the colors inverted - should be neon green on the outside.
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    Ah, got it, thanks. I was interpreting it as you...

    Ah, got it, thanks. I was interpreting it as you had to be voted in just to be a rank and file member; I'd forgotten that deacons, elders and such were elected. We had that in our church too when I...
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    Pardon my ignorance, but I have to ask: what...

    Pardon my ignorance, but I have to ask: what religion (or denomination) requires being voted in by the congregation in order to be a member?
  8. I use a helmet mirror now, and have used bar end...

    I use a helmet mirror now, and have used bar end mirrors in the past, but I still always do a head turn before moving into a lane.
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    My workplace installed one a couple of years ago,...

    My workplace installed one a couple of years ago, with built-in pump. I haven't had occasion to use it, nor have I seen it used. I carry spares and tools for roadside repairs, but still I suppose...
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    You could combine your two possible solutions -...

    You could combine your two possible solutions - take the alternate route AND change the time to avoid the school rush. Any chance your employer would let you modify your work schedule to accommodate...
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    I have a pair in my kit!:thumb: With experience...

    I have a pair in my kit!:thumb: With experience comes wisdom.
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    yea, I suppose that's possible, thanks for the...

    yea, I suppose that's possible, thanks for the clarification. But I think it would be less hassle to just detach the cable than to try to work on a wheel that is still tethered to the bike - like I...
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    The belt itself doesn't make wheel removal any...

    The belt itself doesn't make wheel removal any more difficult than with a chain. But most belt-drive bikes use an IGH on the rear wheel (unless it's a single speed bike). This means that when you...
  14. Once, in a traffic circle (roundabout). Guy tried...

    Once, in a traffic circle (roundabout). Guy tried to enter the circle in front of me. He was a circle jerk!
  15. Thread: hose clamps

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    You can get stainless steel hose clamps from a...

    You can get stainless steel hose clamps from a marine supply store, and forget about rust.
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    The original statement about camping is about the...

    The original statement about camping is about the most ridiculous bit of twisted logic I've ever heard. The same would apply to extending it to bike commuting. It's not worth thinking about. Just...
  17. An iPhone isn't required, never has been. True...

    An iPhone isn't required, never has been. True there is an app for that, but it's not the only (nor the best) way to check belt tension. Gates makes a Krikit tension gauge for their belts that can be...
  18. There are several bicycle turn signal units on...

    There are several bicycle turn signal units on the market today. A search of amazon will turn up multiple pages of them, like this.
    I have to admit I've never seen one in action so I can't speak to...
  19. The other thing that occurred to me, it seems it...

    The other thing that occurred to me, it seems it would be pretty simple to integrate it with a couple of turn signal blinkies on the rear of your bike. Automated turn signals that you don't even have...
  20. It's clever, definitely more usable than trying...

    It's clever, definitely more usable than trying to read a map on your phone screen while riding. If many of my rides occurred in unfamiliar areas I'd be all over it. But most of my riding takes place...
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    It's just you. You have a narrow view of the...

    It's just you. You have a narrow view of the definition of commute.
    com∑mute verb \k?-'myŁt\: to travel regularly to and from a place and especially between where you live and where you work
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    Pretty!

    Pretty!
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    yes

    Lots of rainy days here in the PNW so yes, I ride in it. My workplace does have a nice locker/shower room, so that helps. I agree with some others here, it's enjoyable to ride in the rain.
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    I've tried both, each for a few years. No speed...

    I've tried both, each for a few years. No speed difference, one is just more comfortable.
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    Wear sandals.

    Wear sandals.
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