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    if it continues, see a doctor... sounds like...

    if it continues, see a doctor...
    sounds like Plantar fasciitis
    I had it on and off, one thing I learned was to stretch every day to prevent it, but not so much when there is pain.
    The pain means...
  4. Your bike is much better than the mtn bike I use...

    Your bike is much better than the mtn bike I use to ride 7000 miles a year, but mine has a rear rack to keep the weight off my back.
    ... so, there is no right answer, it's personal preference.
    I...
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  6. I'm not sure if I've been asked this question......

    I'm not sure if I've been asked this question...
    But, yes, I have proved it is commuting by bike that causes my problem.
    If I stay completely off the bike for a few weeks or more, then this pain...
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    I work in computer networking (large company) in...

    I work in computer networking (large company) in hardware engineering
    BSEE and MSEE degrees are part of my 'edjubication'
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  11. Here is something new I learned about my own...

    Here is something new I
    learned about my own experience.

    I agree that if I could hike downhill as much as I cycle, I would not experience this pain.
    But, for me, that is not practical since I...
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    It sounds like a bad tail light, you should ask...

    It sounds like a bad tail light, you should ask for a new one.

    I'm not surprised, I had 2 of those tail lights back a couple of years ago.
    They worked for a while (6 mo), then would not turn on...
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    I had good luck with Armadillo and also Schwalbe...

    I had good luck with Armadillo and also Schwalbe Marathons.
    If I were doing your route, I would use what I use now; extra thick thorn resistant tubes with slime (as well as Kevlar belted tires)....
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  17. Thread: Too Bright

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    I liked the cutoff of the beam. So the add on...

    I liked the cutoff of the beam.
    So the add on diffuser helped make this beam change? I think I've seen these advertised.

    BTW, you might want a little more wire length going into the light head...
  18. Thread: Too Bright

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    I agree with all that you said. And I agree...

    I agree with all that you said.

    And I agree that measuring lux at 10m would be a good standard method for bike lights.
    That would mean, 10m on axis, with very little reflection from other...
  19. this link might help...

    this link might help
    http://reviews.mtbr.com/2014-mtbr-bike-lights-shootout
  20. Thread: Too Bright

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    I suppose this subject has been flogged. But...

    I suppose this subject has been flogged.

    But here is an interesting article:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luminous_efficacy


    The halogen bulbs are incandescent, so black body radiators, and...
  21. Thread: Too Bright

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    I think there is such a thing as too much.......

    I think there is such a thing as too much....
    ... but what that is keeps changing over time.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dL9_Tldmrhs
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBuiPZm6hK4
  22. Thread: Too Bright

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    Here is another interesting site, they look only...

    Here is another interesting site, they look only at lumens (measured using an integrating sphere).

    http://reviews.mtbr.com/2014-mtbr-bike-lights-shootout
  23. Thread: Too Bright

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    I guess I should be happy that someone agrees...

    I guess I should be happy that someone agrees with at least one thing I say....

    I agree with you that lux and lumens are good to know and compare.
    And agree that the distance from the source is...
  24. Thread: Too Bright

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    I detect some connection to the discussion....

    I detect some connection to the discussion.
    Germany has regulations and specs on bike lighting, including specs on cutoff.
    The vendors can meet these specs and therefore sell to the market.
    But,...
  25. Thread: Too Bright

    by buzzbee
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    OK calm down. Lux or lumens... the real problem...

    OK calm down.
    Lux or lumens... the real problem is these metrics do not tell you how it will work for you under your riding conditions.

    Lumens usually means the total luminous flux emitted (in...
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