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    My knee is officially a mystery. Super sore, so...

    My knee is officially a mystery. Super sore, so I give it 3 weeks total rest, then try it out on a Friday commute and...agony!:cry:

    Then, mysteriously, on Monday it's a lot better and I've been...
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    my knee was sore last week. I tried to ignore it...

    my knee was sore last week. I tried to ignore it (usually stuff like that just goes away) but now it's very bad. I'm on a self-imposed commuting-ban for the next week and a half, then I'm on...
  3. Where in vancouver are you staying? Rent in...

    Where in vancouver are you staying? Rent in Vancouver, cycle to ferry (Tsawassen), cycle to victoria (Lochside trail).
    info here:...
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    Cycling murder mayhem in Vancouver?

    Owner of a LBS is shot
    Suspect flees by bike
    Cops commandeer two bicycles to give chase
    Shoot the suspect

    It's like Grand Theft Auto...but on bikes. Has Vancouver arrived as a cycling-town?
    ...
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    I was going to drive this AM (stomach didnt feel...

    I was going to drive this AM (stomach didnt feel 100% right--probably from something I ate while camping on the WE).

    Decided to cycle and was rewarded with...a rare morning tailwind! I sailed in...
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    Had the day off the other day, so I went and rode...

    Had the day off the other day, so I went and rode whistler bike park (MTB) where I almost hit a mama bear and cub on Crank-It-Up. That place is mental.

    Last night's commute had silly commuter...
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    If you are worried about them moving suddenly...

    If you are worried about them moving suddenly towards you when you sound the bell (like a moth towards a flame), maybe you should growl sharply at them so they instinctively move away.
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    What a difference a day makes: Yesterday I was...

    What a difference a day makes:
    Yesterday I was late to start, it was raining, headwind, and I got a flat. Walked back home (faster than changing tube) grabbed another bike and then crushed it all...
  9. It came with the rigid fork. Let me know if you...

    It came with the rigid fork. Let me know if you want me to measure anything.
    Wide, mostly slick tires, at 65 psi it rides so smooth even on gravel paths and bumpy old asphalt roads. (I'm used to...
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    ...so you have room in the stable for another...

    ...so you have room in the stable for another steed!!


    But seriously, sounds like a good n-1.
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    Bike to work week here. I took 10th instead of...

    Bike to work week here. I took 10th instead of Lamey's Mill and passed 6 commuter stations (a few were just setting up).

    LOL: It's quite possible to have a calorie-positive commute with all...
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    I'm going to say you don't have too many bikes. ...

    I'm going to say you don't have too many bikes.

    If I sell one, it's just so I can buy another (hopefully only one). Every one has a slightly different use, and I use them all.
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    Do it. Galloping Goose Trail goes from...

    Do it.

    Galloping Goose Trail goes from Victoria to Sooke. I rode from Swartz Bay ferry past sooke on a tandem with wife+2 kids. It was awesome. Riding the hilly/narrow shoulder on the west...
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    11degC/52degF and overcast. Everything's wet...

    11degC/52degF and overcast. Everything's wet because it POURED last night.

    Was tired/sore throat this morning, almost decided to take the car...Glad I didnt: I rode in and felt awesome!
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    Sunny and 16degC (61F) awesome. Commuter...

    Sunny and 16degC (61F) awesome.
    Commuter racing is full-on. This morning I drafted a Stromer (electric bike) for a bit.
    Yesterday they rerouted part of CVG path at Still Creek. The temporary...
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    13degC/56degF this AM, yesterday PM was even...

    13degC/56degF this AM, yesterday PM was even warmer and sunny. The popular bike commuter routes are getting a lot busier.

    Warmer, dry weather is bringing out the 'competitive' types. Saw a guy...
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    That camera mount will be way to shakey. No,...

    That camera mount will be way to shakey. No, that camera won't fit in a gopro housing.
    Head mount is kind of high but smoothest, and the chest mount is the best angle, but still can be shakey...
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    are you cruising down some crushed gravel trails?...

    are you cruising down some crushed gravel trails? Then any tire will do.

    Are you rolling through the wet, over woodwork, off camber, roots, steep wet rock rolls, etc? Then, time to start...
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    5 degC and raining this AM. (It wasnt raining...

    5 degC and raining this AM. (It wasnt raining when I left the house but rained the rest of the 50 minute ride.)
    Took the backup bike that doesnt have fenders.
    Underdressed--no rain pants/shoe...
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    Perfect weather: partly cloudy, 51degF (10degC),...

    Perfect weather: partly cloudy, 51degF (10degC), not too busy.

    Sold the cannondale CAAD8 over the weekend (my temporary commuter) but bought another used kona zing. Will combine the best parts...
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    ...or not. (2-0 loss.) Better than the 'nucks...

    ...or not. (2-0 loss.) Better than the 'nucks who are getting the golf clubs ready and rolling some heads. :(

    Today was my first commute out of necessity--I drove yesterday and my car's...
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    "Nice helmet" "Yeah? Nice lobotomy stitches." ...

    "Nice helmet"
    "Yeah? Nice lobotomy stitches." :)

    But really, the "Heeey you..." wasnt working so they had to 'think' of something. (Using that term loosely.)
  23. once every couple months. Just when they are...

    once every couple months. Just when they are being a complete *******. Slightly more frequently I use the "WTF!? gesture" showing them the back of my hand. I go the last one on video when the...
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    sunny 10degC/50degF. The fair-weather commuters...

    sunny 10degC/50degF. The fair-weather commuters are coming out: this morning I scanned the MUP in front of me and saw no less than 10 commuters.

    Took this picture on the way in: blossoms,...
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    I've used a USB cable as a belt for a day. Left...

    I've used a USB cable as a belt for a day. Left shirt untucked so I didn't look like a homeless dude.
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