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  1. I have a night and a day helmet. As luck would...

    I have a night and a day helmet. As luck would have it the night helmet usually means winter and the day helmet summer.
    The night helmet is all decked out with lighting and the day helmet runs...
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    It seems to me that it is all in what you are...

    It seems to me that it is all in what you are used to. Earlier this week the temp for my morning 12 mile commute was 20F. A bit cool for mid November but certainly not unexpected. Now that I've...
  3. Winter route - 24 miles R/T Spring/Fall Route -...

    Winter route - 24 miles R/T
    Spring/Fall Route - 30 miles R/T
    Summer route - 36 miles R/T
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    Don't know what your budget is but I invested in...

    Don't know what your budget is but I invested in a pair of shimano MW81's. They are a winter riding shoe. Got it a size bigger than normal. Wear one pair of marino socks. When it gets below 25F...
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    Just wrapped up my 5th full year (started when I...

    Just wrapped up my 5th full year (started when I was 45 yo). My commute is 24 miles R/T. I go year round but won't go if its snowing or under 10F or raining really hard (drizzle doesn't bother me). ...
  6. As a commuter I go 36 miles a day, Monday thru...

    As a commuter I go 36 miles a day, Monday thru Friday. On Sundays I try to get in a fast 35 to 40 in before Church as the roads are just about empty. That leaves me Saturday as a rest day which I...
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    I started reading this thread last night and as I...

    I started reading this thread last night and as I was riding to work this morning in the 15F temp the solution to your issue became apparent. Don't wear the proper gloves and the effort to try an...
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    284064 Got these at zeni optical (online) for...

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    Got these at zeni optical (online) for about $40. They have an insert which takes a bit of getting used to but I find them to be fine for me. Also a lot less expensive than other options...
  9. For me, I'm not looking forward to it but I'm not...

    For me, I'm not looking forward to it but I'm not going to let it get me down either. Snow in SW Wisconsin not much of a problem. It snows, the plows and salt trucks come through, and bam! The...
  10. If its the price that is freaking you out do what...

    If its the price that is freaking you out do what I did. Get these from Zinni optical online (google it) $40.00. 252168 Down side is that there is an insert. Upside is that they were only $40.00!! ...
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    I classify my rides a bit differently. I have an...

    I classify my rides a bit differently. I have an "A" bike for perfect weather conditions during the non winter months. I have a "B" bike for good winter weather conditions as by that time the "A"...
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    When I ride at night usually in late fall,...

    When I ride at night usually in late fall, winter, early spring, I have a steady light on the handle bars, a red blinky on the seat post, a flashing white light on the top of the helmet and a second...
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    get one of these, put it under your desk, problem...

    get one of these, put it under your desk, problem solved

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    I started running about 3 years ago because I...

    I started running about 3 years ago because I wanted to do a triathlon. Then I did another one, and another, and another...... you get the picture. I ride about 7,500 miles per year and run about...
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    nice work.

    nice work.
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    moose tracks ice cream

    moose tracks ice cream
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    Pearl Izumi Elite with the zip off sleeves - lots...

    Pearl Izumi Elite with the zip off sleeves - lots of room for lots of stuff - runs about $100 but sometimes you can find them on sale for 75 or 80. Had mine for a couple of years and love it.
  18. Thread: Merino Wool

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    long sleeve - try minus 33. Cheaper than smart...

    long sleeve - try minus 33. Cheaper than smart wool but just as effective in my opinion - I think I paid 40 or 45
    long johns - I've got smart wool but they run around 75 bucks
    socks - smart wool -...
  19. Summer? What is this summer thing you refer to? ...

    Summer? What is this summer thing you refer to? Hasn't really made an appearance in my neck of the woods. Couple of teaser days only. To answer the question though, water is what I prefer.
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    Depends. I've got one helmet with a visor, and a...

    Depends. I've got one helmet with a visor, and a light on it that I usually use in the winter or darker months. Makes me look like a total knob!! My other helmet that has no visor or light and I...
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    My commute is my workout, so I tend to go hard...

    My commute is my workout, so I tend to go hard and want to be alone, but I need to do this more often.
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    As other have stated, biking and commuting by...

    As other have stated, biking and commuting by bike are fun activities and I do it more for my health than anything else. Its also my only vice so I spend a lot on it. Hey I can afford it, so I do...
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    I typically eat out, poorly and way to much! ...

    I typically eat out, poorly and way to much! I've tried to eat in, but I need to get away from the desk to keep my sanity.
  24. Poll: I'm on the bike unless its pouring rain, too much...

    I'm on the bike unless its pouring rain, too much snow on the road, or way to cold. For 2010 that was 85% of the time. Since I started commuting almost 3 years ago I have never said "don't feel...
  25. Both Before: 2 fried eggs with bacon, and...

    Both

    Before: 2 fried eggs with bacon, and cheese on a whole grain pita like thing
    After: yogurt and a diet coke
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