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  1. Thread: Screw you NBCSN

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    NASCAR is the only sport I know of where they...

    NASCAR is the only sport I know of where they televise practice. What stuns me even more than this is that there are people who want to watch it.
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    For the most part I agree with you. My...

    For the most part I agree with you. My understanding is that for really good numbers, you essentially need the kind of power meter that is built into either the pedals, the hub, or the crank - this...
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    It is. I am thinking the starting point is...

    It is. I am thinking the starting point is trying to figure out which is more accurate. For example, if the wheel magnet gets jostled and no longer registers every time the wheel goes around, then...
  4. On the one hand, it seems like it might be kind...

    On the one hand, it seems like it might be kind of interesting. But it depends a lot on how oftentimes you end up replacing your helmet for other reasons (i.e. it starts to stink).
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    The major issue I have is that when I have my...

    The major issue I have is that when I have my phone in my back pocket the Tickr loses the connection. The RFLKT+ is fine - the connection there is good, and the BlueSC also seems to be good. It is...
  6. Thread: 5 minute shower?

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    When I was a student, I had a roommate who would...

    When I was a student, I had a roommate who would take 45 minute showers. And he was pretty OCD, so you could set your clock by the time he got in the shower. Sometimes to mess with him I would go in...
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    I have another commuting cyclist at the office,...

    I have another commuting cyclist at the office, so we can talk "shop" quite a bit.

    I pass smokers sometimes myself - I have never tried to talk to them, but it always makes an impression on me. ...
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    And I thought I had it bad commuting with a 10lb...

    And I thought I had it bad commuting with a 10lb laptop in my pannier.
  9. I rode twice last week - not sure about this...

    I rode twice last week - not sure about this week. And my bottom is still kind of sore from last week, and I really want the sores to heal.
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    The worst I have is one that I don't have a...

    The worst I have is one that I don't have a picture of since it is on a trail instead of on a road. There is a place where the trail dips down and then back up again, and in this spot you see two...
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    Sticky: Uneventful ride for me as well this morning. It...

    Uneventful ride for me as well this morning. It was 60 degrees when I got up, which means no more extra layers :D. I forgot to turn on the GPS on the phone before I left, so I don't know whether I...
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    I have this problems in the mornings - our...

    I have this problems in the mornings - our community has a gate that is closed from 9PM->6AM, and if I leave the house before 6AM the gate is closed, and the sensor won't pick up that I am there.
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    It is funny - for me the dark bugs me more than...

    It is funny - for me the dark bugs me more than the cold, and when I commute to work I am in the dark at least part of the way on both directions. When we get to Feb/March, it will still be cold...
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    I have a pair of hiking shoes that I got from REI...

    I have a pair of hiking shoes that I got from REI - kind of like a beefed up sneaker. I picked them at first because my summer shoes have too much ventilation and I needed something that was sealed...
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    I can charge my lights both at home and also...

    I can charge my lights both at home and also while at the office. Just another USB cable is all I need. This time of year, I am commuting in the dark in both directions (which I have to say I am...
  16. I put a pair of these on my bike over the weekend...

    I put a pair of these on my bike over the weekend - the one thing that struck me was the increased rolling resistance (which you are going to find with any winter tire, I guess). One ride on the...
  17. That's it exactly. For the most part we don't...

    That's it exactly. For the most part we don't get much snow (we had an inch today, but it will be gone tomorrow), but you never know where you will hit a patch of black ice. And if you are riding...
  18. Having prostate problems? :D

    Having prostate problems? :D
  19. For me, a couple of things. First, I put away my...

    For me, a couple of things. First, I put away my shoes with the SPD cleats and use a heavy hiking shoe that I picked up at the REI yardsale. They are also nice in that they don't let a lot of air...
  20. It was exactly this scenario that I was thinking...

    It was exactly this scenario that I was thinking of when I bought studded tires earlier today..:eek:

    In fact it was back in August (when I got my hybrid) that I was thinking I needed a bike that...
  21. Thread: C-o-l-d!!!

    by ericy
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    And we are still above freezing (but not by...

    And we are still above freezing (but not by much). I am having a hard time contemplating what it would be like to be out riding when the temps are -8. Yes, I have experienced such temperatures,...
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    For what it is worth, I went out and bought...

    For what it is worth, I went out and bought studded tires today, and I will install them over the weekend. My reasoning is pretty simple - all you need to do is hit a patch of black ice somewhere...
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    Yeah - I know. Yesterday I had 37 degrees in the...

    Yeah - I know. Yesterday I had 37 degrees in the morning and 64 degrees on the way home. I don't ride every day, so I leave the cold-weather gear at the office, and then pick it up the next day as...
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    I can't imagine trying to change a flat in the...

    I can't imagine trying to change a flat in the winter when it is pitch black out and when it is quite cold. I guess if it happened I would deal with it. If I was close to one end of my commute, I...
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    My commute was relatively uneventful this...

    My commute was relatively uneventful this morning, but I had a bit of an upset partway through. I typically shorten my bike commute from 19 miles to 11 miles by riding Metro for a single stop. But...
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