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    I too rode in the rain this morning, although I...

    I too rode in the rain this morning, although I didn't really have much of a choice since my car is in the shop. I will confess that it has been a little while since making the decision to ride in...
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    That's a great idea. I will have to give them a...

    That's a great idea. I will have to give them a call and see what they say. Thanks!
  3. Not sure if any of this would interest anyone....

    Not sure if any of this would interest anyone. They are all large lots of vintage items. Was just surfing CL and came across these postings and it made me think of this thread.
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    :thumb: I really like your bike! I have been...

    :thumb: I really like your bike! I have been looking on Craigslist for a similar frame/bike that I wanted to build very similar to what you have done. Now I just have to find one and go for it!
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    Poll: About 11 miles each way. I am pretty slow, but...

    About 11 miles each way. I am pretty slow, but hopefully that will change once I start riding more. :)
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    It was a good ride this morning, other than the...

    It was a good ride this morning, other than the fact it was colder than I thought it would be, which means that I didn't wear sufficient footwear. :( Needless to say after about 30 minutes my feet...
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    Here is my one and only bike, a 2008 Surly Cross...

    Here is my one and only bike, a 2008 Surly Cross Check. Had it built up with Long Haul Trucker specs. Here's what I've added so far:
    -Brooks B-17
    -Topeak MTX Explorer Rack
    -Ortleib Front Roller...
  8. Here's mine. Pretty simple. Just a UltraLite Bike...

    Here's mine. Pretty simple. Just a UltraLite Bike Mirror, PB Blaze 1W and a Bell cyclometer, which I picked up for $8. For 8 bucks, I couldn't pass it up. :thumb:...
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    A) Occupation - Draftsman/Detailer B)...

    A) Occupation - Draftsman/Detailer

    B) Commuting Distance - 11 miles each way

    C) When at work I - dry off and change clothes - no shower is available.

    D) Where bike is parked - either in my...
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    Nice article in Sunday's paper

    The Columbian (which serves most of Clark County, WA) ran a nice article on bicycle commuting this last Sunday. You can read it here. I wish that I worked at a company that was that enthusiastic...
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    Got drafted yesterday going across/up I205 bridge...

    Got drafted yesterday going across/up I205 bridge for about a mile and a half. First time I have been drafted. Guy finally passed when we were well off the bridge and didn't say a word. Didn't even...
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    Home: garage. Work: has it's own desk in my...

    Home: garage.
    Work: has it's own desk in my office.:thumb:
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    Worst Day of the Year Ride

    Has anybody done the Worst Day of the Year ride in Portland? Seems like it would be a fun event and am considering it. I would love to hear some of your experiences. Thanks.
  14. How about a Bakfietsen...

    How about a Bakfietsen? Clever Cycles in Portland is a pretty awesome place! They have great city bikes for those wanting to use their bike for transportation. Plus the people there are great. :thumb:
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    Bike-Pool to Work

    Why ride alone when you could all ride together on the conference bike! Thought that this was pretty interesting and hilarious. You could even cut down on the bikes needed for those weekend...
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    +1 I had a great experience buying my first...

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    I had a great experience buying my first "real" bike at Seven Corners and would highly recommend them. You can see more at this thread:...
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    I have the same mirror, but from Performance. Not...

    I have the same mirror, but from Performance. Not sure what the cost difference is. It is my first mirror, and it has taken some getting used to having it. It was pretty much the only mirror that I...
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    Because I have bar end shifters I cannot use most...

    Because I have bar end shifters I cannot use most mirrors. So I use the Ultra Lite Bike Mirror from Performance Bike. It can be mounted pretty much anywhere on your bars. Looking at the Rivendell...
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    Thanks for advise. I think that I will try riding...

    Thanks for advise. I think that I will try riding on one of those days, and just take it easy...leave a little early and take my time. I just need to remember that when I am actually riding instead...
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    Yeah, it's hard with games that late. My commute...

    Yeah, it's hard with games that late. My commute is about 11 miles or so each way. I generally try to leave the house by about 5:30-5:45am so I can get to work early to cool down, freshen up and...
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    Commuting and Sports

    I play soccer twice a week, on Sunday afternoons and Wednesday nights. Sundays is a co-ed league with my wife, and usually not super competitive. Wednesday nights is a top mens league, and really...
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    I am going to ride there after work. It's only...

    I am going to ride there after work. It's only about 1 mile or so to the school from home. And all I have to do is drop of my ballot as we are a "mail-in" state.
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    First thing that I noticed is that there are no...

    First thing that I noticed is that there are no braze-ons for a rack or fenders. Just a thought. That was something that was important to me when I was looking not too long ago. May or may not be for...
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    Here's my route:...

    Here's my route:
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3279/2942447610_1312340156_o.jpg
    And Elevation:
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    Total Distance is 10.9 miles one...
  25. It is pretty sweet! :love: I am getting all giddy...

    It is pretty sweet! :love: I am getting all giddy just thinking of getting off of work and going home to ride! As soon as I get a rack and panniers on there, it'll be commuting time. :)
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