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  1. Thread: Hello!

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    Welcome, Rob. I am a commuter: Winter...

    Welcome, Rob. I am a commuter: Winter Park-Millenia and back. Commuting forum is awwwesome
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    For my 30 mi RT commute I always wear bike...

    For my 30 mi RT commute I always wear bike specific clothes. Last year tights and long sleeve baselayer were pretty much the only thing that kept me out of ER when I had a major spill. It was a...
  3. Oh, WOW! I was about to tell OP that fenders in...

    Oh, WOW! I was about to tell OP that fenders in Florida are useless- all they do in subtropical downpour is directing a torrent at your toes- and then you posted THIS!!!
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    You will get a kick out of The Incredible Bread...

    You will get a kick out of The Incredible Bread Machine by R. W. Grant.
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    It has been said that any preferential treatment...

    It has been said that any preferential treatment for some is an automatic discrimination for others. When I need a root canal I want my DDS to come from top 2% of his pre-dental, not top 10% with...
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    Environmental field, saving Mother Earth at my...

    Environmental field, saving Mother Earth at my desk 9 to 5. Zero patience for tree-huggers.
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    Is there an emoticon for High Five?

    Is there an emoticon for High Five?
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    To @Sullalto...

    To @Sullalto, @cooker, @jfowler85 et al. - I was not born in an affluent family, my parents were loving in their own way but not highly educated, and I am not particularly healthy either. Heck, I was...
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    An don't you just loooove it when economists and...

    An don't you just loooove it when economists and the like confuse correlation and causality just about any time they publish some new and exciting findings?
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    Dear friend - your privileged socioeconomic...

    Dear friend - your privileged socioeconomic bubble is a result of choices and decisions you have made throughout your life. As is his. And it does not have to be anything drastic, just many small...
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    Me three. The only shame is being inept enough to...

    Me three. The only shame is being inept enough to fix a minor mechanical like a flat or broken chain. Everything else - that's what husbands, SUVs and LBSs are for.
  12. Touring bike or cyclocross - they are designed to...

    Touring bike or cyclocross - they are designed to play in less than ideal conditions. As far as IGH is concerned - derailleurs are not all that scary. Good luck.

    SF
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    I am riding with Lezyne Deca Drive and love it...

    I am riding with Lezyne Deca Drive and love it self-contained design.
  14. While we re sorting out whether it is 2009 or...

    While we re sorting out whether it is 2009 or 2012 - I am a very happy long distance commuter on 2008 comp, very similar to 2009. 2009 was pretty much the last year when it was possible to have...
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    Giant Escape is a very competent and tough...

    Giant Escape is a very competent and tough commuter bike. I got one for my son and he rides the heck out of it. Takes fenders and rack.
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    Massively weird combo. I can not quite decide...

    Massively weird combo. I can not quite decide whether to have a red wine or a white one with it.
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    Stanley FTW!

    Stanley FTW!
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    Hair is overrated. I was fortunate to find a...

    Hair is overrated. I was fortunate to find a great stylist who looked at hair texture (straight, fine an thick), questioned me at length what lifestyle I have and gave me a great haircut that grows...
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    Hmmmm... You have a shower at work - in...

    Hmmmm... You have a shower at work - in bike-speak you are an equivalent of a 1-percenter. And you kvetch about not being able to store toiletries overnight? My head just azzploded.....
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    I have good experience with conti 4-seasons 28...

    I have good experience with conti 4-seasons 28 mm, folding. My commute takes me through less than desirable neighborhood where bike lane is littered with just about anything, broken glass is a...
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    And straps do not whistle at speed.

    And straps do not whistle at speed.
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    LocoMotion in Winter Park closed?!?!?!

    Rode past on Friday - all good, rode past today - all empty. Facebook says closed as of last Sunday, the 18th. What happened?

    Practically Winter Park institution. Was my go to shop for nigh on two...
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    sci_femme = geek chick.

    sci_femme = geek chick.
  24. Welcome to the forum! As fellow Central...

    Welcome to the forum!

    As fellow Central Floridian (Orlando) with 30 mi RT commute I would not recommend cycling every day of the week in the summer. I tried and by day 4 I was stupid with heat...
  25. Light Athena, roads are all asphalt of wildly...

    Light Athena, roads are all asphalt of wildly different quality, no snow, torrential rains half the year. Posting out of the saddle on every pothole, rail road, bump, but that has more to do with...
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