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    Not all of us.. :rolleyes:

    Not all of us.. :rolleyes:
  2. Thread: Head Hot

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    I don't want to get into a holy war over helmets...

    Why do you think not wearing a helmet is risky? We are 9 times as likely to be killed or injured as Dutch and we wear helmets and they don't. Wearing helmets doesn't seem to be doing anything for...
  3. Thread: Head Hot

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    I'm in Houston. I use a well ventilated helmet...

    I'm in Houston. I use a well ventilated helmet and a sweat cap underneath. When it's really hot I spray down the sweat cap for more evaporative cooling.
  4. Only when I have a lot to bring with me *Rare*. I...

    Only when I have a lot to bring with me *Rare*. I don't like the added inertia that front panniers adds to steering..
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    I'm a commuter in Spring Branch.

    I'm a commuter in Spring Branch.
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    Two words: Hard Rain :(

    Two words: Hard Rain :(
  7. I remove the chain from the bike (SRAM Powerlink)...

    I remove the chain from the bike (SRAM Powerlink) and agitate it in a pan of mineral spirits replacing the mineral spirits until it is clear.. I then dry the chain (Hi-heat under a blow dryer if I'm...
  8. I clean it every 5 rides and relube with prolink..

    I clean it every 5 rides and relube with prolink..
  9. Yeah.. I'm 20 pounds overweight and I'm pretty...

    Yeah.. I'm 20 pounds overweight and I'm pretty sure I have another 10 in cargo leading to a massive amount of inertia. Then there is all the metal mashing torque I produce out of my massive hobbit...
  10. San Jos8 what can be built into something similar?

    Seeing that Bianchi no longer makes the San Jose I was wondering what other frame can be used as the jumping off point for creating a drop bar IGH light tourer/Commuter like Sheldon Brown's San...
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    Afraid not and my '07 Sirrus has been converted...

    Afraid not and my '07 Sirrus has been converted to drops.. The opposite direction from where you want to go..
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    I second Spare_wheel's suggestion. If you don't...

    I second Spare_wheel's suggestion. If you don't have the budget for a better bike then focus on keeping what you have running and add better parts as you come across them at the right price.
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    I use a rear facing cam; however, more for...

    I use a rear facing cam; however, more for evdenciary reasons than to see behind. Like others have stated a rear-view mirror is far more effective and I use a Third Eye mirror hanging off my Cycling...
  14. When taking off from a stop light speed is life..

    When taking off from a stop light speed is life..
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    Because under Texas State Law a bicycle is a...

    Because under Texas State Law a bicycle is a vehicle and unless another route is provided, a bicycle must travel in the RH lane as close to the shoulder as practical.
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    No.. I think everyone does talk to themselves;...

    No.. I think everyone does talk to themselves; however, it's not "Cool" to admit it so there is a high percentage of deyners out there. I talk to myself. What I talk about is I'm either processing...
  17. Or to Stir the pot. the...

    Or to Stir the pot. the [URL="http://www.schwinnbikes.com/usa/bikes/cruisers/town-country-16820"]Schwinn Town & Country the higher end three speed option of the Walmart Meridian (Already mentioned...
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    What I can't stand about Virb Edit is it won't do...

    What I can't stand about Virb Edit is it won't do split screen..:mad:
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    I will say this. Do NOT rest the bikes on the...

    I will say this. Do NOT rest the bikes on the rear bumper while loading! The plastic bumper cover scratches easily and is quite thin. Replacement is the only option and unless you DIY it will cost...
  20. It's got a blue jean look to it.. :thumb:

    It's got a blue jean look to it.. :thumb:
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    I've got the charge mainly because the other two...

    I've got the charge mainly because the other two weren't out yet and I needed a sleep tracker. Most of the early reviews say go with the charge HR. I'm probably going to trade up to the Surge or...
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    Hi Jjmonty! I'm a seasoned hand at commuting...

    Hi Jjmonty!

    I'm a seasoned hand at commuting in Houston. My route is Westview/Gessner to UH central campus and back. As for smelling bad: Stay away from stinky foods like garlic, shower before...
  23. I've broken a seat post.. The culprit is metal...

    I've broken a seat post.. The culprit is metal fatigue from hopping off and on again especially in traffic.
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    Pics or it never happened.. :p;)

    Pics or it never happened.. :p;)
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    It's rubbish send it to me for disposal.:p All...

    It's rubbish send it to me for disposal.:p All kidding aside, there is no shame in riding a mixte. In fact b it makes a better mens bike that a traditional men's frame. No hitting your junk on the...
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