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    Yep Yep. When I first started commuting I was...

    Yep Yep.

    When I first started commuting I was concerned - but that was before I had rain gear. Now, however, the only reason I check the weather is to know what gear is best - never any doubt...
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    This year made me physically hate the month of...

    This year made me physically hate the month of April; it was one long joke in the form of weather; Just barely above freezing, windy, and rainy. It definitely sucks for us commuters, and it's even...
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    Quick keys to success: Never leave the house...

    Quick keys to success:

    Never leave the house during the spring without rain-resistant/proof gear.

    Remember that the percentages given by weather forecasters are just another way of saying "......
  4. Is that a Pelican case in the back? Those things...

    Is that a Pelican case in the back? Those things are tits.
  5. Thread: DIY mudflaps?

    by Aloe
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    I recently bought these water-proof slipper...

    I recently bought these water-proof slipper things from J&G for my shoes, and they work like a charm.
  6. Thread: Lucky Me

    by Aloe
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    If you have drop-bars, just get lower and keep...

    If you have drop-bars, just get lower and keep the head down. ez
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    Only time I ever shaved my legs was during a...

    Only time I ever shaved my legs was during a cross-country season about 5 years ago; I had such bad calf muscle knotting that I received deep tissue massages twice a month.
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    What? Will be getting a new tattoo soon,...

    What?



    Will be getting a new tattoo soon, and it'll be somewhat related to this thread. I'll be sure to come back and post a picture.
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    You can definitely generate more power with a...

    You can definitely generate more power with a full leg cycle compare to that of a more bent leg.

    I've seen some ridiculously high seats - to the extent that I wonder whether or not they have the...
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    I actually kind of prefer being side by side with...

    I actually kind of prefer being side by side with a bus on a narrow street. It's basically a large rectangular shield, and they're usually fairly nice drivers and give good spacing. It's the...
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    Yeah, I always thought it was a just a fixed, low...

    Yeah, I always thought it was a just a fixed, low gear ratio bicycle.
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    No more than usual for me. Actually, for a...

    No more than usual for me.

    Actually, for a while, people were being far too gracious with their spacing, and moving into the oncoming lane 3-4 feet; which I find odd because from my bars to the...
  13. Thread: Rain jackets

    by Aloe
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    I've been using a light top jacket that I bought...

    I've been using a light top jacket that I bought for about 25 bucks; The White Sierra Trabagon.

    http://i.stpost.com/erez4/erez?src=ProductImages/1074E_04.tif&tmp=Medium&redirect=0
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    My old Simplex derailleur took a crap and wasn't...

    My old Simplex derailleur took a crap and wasn't shifting properly, and I had no idea how to fix it, so I bought a hub, cog, and lock-ring, and threw it on.
  15. Thread: Dogs

    by Aloe
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    Dog whistle, banana peels, turtle shells, chain...

    Dog whistle, banana peels, turtle shells, chain oil, tacs...
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    Two flat tires in 1 week - one which made me 15...

    Two flat tires in 1 week - one which made me 15 minutes late this morning.

    I should probably check my tires before I go to bed, especially because this is the only time of year I really get any...
  17. All i need are my mits; Rocksteady and Bebop. ...

    All i need are my mits; Rocksteady and Bebop.

    I used to carry mace as an 'oh sh.tter,' but now I'm relying on my utility blade and kryptonite steel cable.
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    Yeah, I suddenly want a drink.

    Yeah, I suddenly want a drink.
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    Canyoneagle brought up a good point regarding...

    Canyoneagle brought up a good point regarding wind resistant clothing. I cannot imagine doing my winter commute and runs without an outside layer of wind resistance; makes a world of difference.
    ...
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    And maybe a picture to go with it.

    And maybe a picture to go with it.
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    Cool beans. I've had that specific tire on the...

    Cool beans. I've had that specific tire on the rim since about January, and it fits on the rim nice and snug.
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    Quick Tire Question

    I did a search with some keywords for a related topic, but I couldn't find a good one.

    Last night, I checked the pressure of my tires - for the eff of it - and saw that they were a little under...
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    When I have the basket in the back, I usually...

    When I have the basket in the back, I usually just put a janky radio in it and play that.
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    Yep. Womp womp. Hopefully it came with some...

    Yep.

    Womp womp.

    Hopefully it came with some brakes.
  25. Thread: Bike ninja shirt

    by Aloe
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    I dislike having to ride ninja on occasion...

    I dislike having to ride ninja on occasion because work requires dark clothes. I try to make up for it with lights and reflective bags.
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