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  1. As a runner and a cyclist, I've always slowed...

    As a runner and a cyclist, I've always slowed down when there's significant pedestrian traffic on the MUPs. If the trails quiet I usually steer way clear of peds in case they suddenly turn without...
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    I'm in with a few first timer friends. Always...

    I'm in with a few first timer friends. Always looking forward to this weekend!
  3. I may be a bit late on this but you can find the...

    I may be a bit late on this but you can find the 920xt now for $380, which essentially is a free upgrade if you got the 910 for $350.
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    After laundering and drying they sit in...

    After laundering and drying they sit in individual fabric totes - one for jerseys, shorts/bibs, jackets, tights, socks, etc. and then a stack of Polaroids of each item in front of each tote so I...
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    Takes me exactly 51 minutes from morning alarm to...

    Takes me exactly 51 minutes from morning alarm to out on the road on weekday morning commutes. If I don't prep my clothes the night before though it can add up to an extra 5 minutes.
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    I've used them a few times before and they're not...

    I've used them a few times before and they're not bad especially with the waterproofing and thins upset treatment. They run large so I've had success wearing those + wool hiking socks in 25F for an...
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    Only if I can't blow snot out on the ground next...

    Only if I can't blow snot out on the ground next to me for any reason (concentrating on straight line, not enough pressure buildup, etc), I'll blow into my glove and wipe it on the SIDE of my shorts....
  8. Out in Seattle thryve recently started cracking...

    Out in Seattle thryve recently started cracking down on MUP riders who go over the posted 10-15mph speed limits. There was a story this past summer on cops with radar *** on the bike paths giving out...
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    76!

    76!
  10. i get this the most often. "oh i mistook you for...

    i get this the most often. "oh i mistook you for the jimmy johns delivery guy!"

    all in good fun though.
  11. Thread: Finally

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    10 miles is plenty per 1 direction for a commute....

    10 miles is plenty per 1 direction for a commute. Mine's 16 and I'm wishing sometimes it'd be less, considering the amount of riding I do on weekends...
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    I skipped through it but it didn't seem like many...

    I skipped through it but it didn't seem like many drivers were aggressive against the cyclist, which, IMO, is what makes many of our commutes dangerous and/or thrilling.
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    There's a couple installed around various parts...

    There's a couple installed around various parts of my old university campus. it's useful for students who never carry tools, can't afford or be bothered with them, and are smart enough to figure out...
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    i had a car pace me on a country road for like 5...

    i had a car pace me on a country road for like 5 minutes, then pass me with like 3 inches to spare, going probably 0.5 mph faster than me, all the while refusing to move left of the double yellow...
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    When I'm riding in downtown Seattle, most of the...

    When I'm riding in downtown Seattle, most of the aggressive drivers I encounter have out of state license plates. In the past few years I can recall a handful from Alaska, and a spattering from...
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    This. Plus the 100PSI limit and non-Presta valve...

    This. Plus the 100PSI limit and non-Presta valve thing...
  17. if you can afford to, and are paranoid about...

    if you can afford to, and are paranoid about losing your bike, keep it inside, never lock it outside. if you must lock it outside, make sure your bike doesn't look as nice as the others surrounding...
  18. I know what you mean I commute downtown Seattle...

    I know what you mean I commute downtown Seattle every day on bike! Here's a few critical tweaks I've had to make in the past few cold days:

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    I've been doubling up on my gloves - a tight,...
  19. i do exactly this!

    i do exactly this!
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    Riding in the rain is one of those things my...

    Riding in the rain is one of those things my non-cyclist friends don't understand and think I'm crazy, but it's so freakin fun (especially the hot shower afterwards)!
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    If only we were as cool as you :rolleyes:

    If only we were as cool as you :rolleyes:
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    did this one too, finished a 16 mile commute...

    did this one too, finished a 16 mile commute route feeling stupid the entire way. i hate it when i see other bicyclists without helmets since they give us a bad rap. at least now i can give them some...
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    Depending on how much this thing costs I'd rather...

    Depending on how much this thing costs I'd rather get streetlights installed or more bike paths paved. it doesn't look like you can substitute this for headlights since it's not bright enough and...
  24. 2 bikes for the price of 1 (and court time),...

    2 bikes for the price of 1 (and court time), excellent!
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    I use thermal and water resistant. When there's...

    I use thermal and water resistant. When there's heavy rain I carry a small dry towel and an extra pair of gloves.
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