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    I use 2 rubberbands per foot to hold the bag(s),...

    I use 2 rubberbands per foot to hold the bag(s), one around my leg and one thqt goes around the top and bottom of my foot. When it is real cold out or I will use two or three bags per foot, works...
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    In all the years I have been riding mountain and...

    In all the years I have been riding mountain and road bikes I have never had a computer for the bike. I have only started keeping track of road miles (in my head) 3 years ago when I started road...
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    Here is a link to different models. Mine is to be...

    Here is a link to different models. Mine is to be delivered in November and is the Carbon Quest XS pictured in a few different shots through out this link....
  4. Thread: Trike : Slow?

    by Bizman
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    Bobcat, yeah I rolled my trike on my daily...

    Bobcat, yeah I rolled my trike on my daily commute (2nd ride) and yes I did shift my weight, just not enough as I was gong to fast for the type of turn. I was coming up to a "T" intersection, it's a...
  5. Thread: Trike : Slow?

    by Bizman
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    Inspiring video thanks for sharing! What kind of...

    Inspiring video thanks for sharing! What kind of trike are you riding? A tadpole, or Delta, brand, model? I just got my Catrike Road last week so I am still getting my legs in shape. Right now I am...
  6. Thread: Three foot rule

    by Bizman
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    This is a great topic and very interesting...

    This is a great topic and very interesting responses! I have (along with my wife) been passed unsafely to many times to count and have thought about a video camera especially in the event of being...
  7. I feel safer riding at night than in the day....

    I feel safer riding at night than in the day. While commuting home at 3-4 am I see many less vehicles which during my 12.5 mile commute (15 months now) on the average is 2 & 2, (2 toward me, 2 pass...
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    As far as riding at night and safety I have been...

    As far as riding at night and safety I have been commuting over a year (over 6500 miles) coming home most nights at 3:00 - 4:00 am using front and rear dynamo lights, and reflective vest. I rarely...
  9. Thread: Trike : Slow?

    by Bizman
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    In another couple weeks I hope to be able to give...

    In another couple weeks I hope to be able to give you a good answer when my new Catike Road gets here. I have alway rode DF bikes and consider myself pretty fast (atleast in my own mind). I have a...
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    Hi Boxer, I am sorry I can't quite answer your...

    Hi Boxer,
    I am sorry I can't quite answer your question about the Allfine 11 working with your bars and Long Haul Trucker, but I can give you some insight on my experience with the Alfine 11.

    I...
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    My wife is 5'1" with a 28" inseam. She has been...

    My wife is 5'1" with a 28" inseam. She has been riding an Ellsworth Evolve full suspension small frame for over 3 years and loves it. She rides it off road mostly but has ridden on the road with it...
  12. Thread: Rain gear?

    by Bizman
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    Just rained the whole way home tonight on my 12.5...

    Just rained the whole way home tonight on my 12.5 mile one way commute so I am fresh on what I do. I use Frogg Toggs top jacket (with hood under my helmut) and bottom pant. For my feet I use double...
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    This was my first year/winter of commuting and I...

    This was my first year/winter of commuting and I made it! On the worst nights it would take 1.25 hours or a little more (warm weather about an hour) for my 12.5 mile commute coming home at 4:00 am. I...
  14. I am having a custom Ti touring/commuter bike...

    I am having a custom Ti touring/commuter bike built now (Spectrum Cycles) and will go with mechanical shifting (Versa 11), mechanical disc brakes (Avid BB7) and Allfine 11 (IGH). I have the same...
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    I call it in when I can identify the vehicle by...

    I call it in when I can identify the vehicle by license plate, company name on vehicle, bus number, etc, AND its super close and feel my life is jeopardized. Today 2 incidents, one, a truck pulling a...
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    Not sure if you would notice it or not? I think...

    Not sure if you would notice it or not? I think if you are going on a tour you want something that is very robust and trouble free as possible. This is what I am looking for or my touring bike,...
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    I have just started the process of having a...

    I have just started the process of having a custom Ti dream bike built that I will use for commuting/touring. I have researched some different wheels, read reviews and recommendations. Although a...
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    To make a rough example about a non custom...

    To make a rough example about a non custom standard size american made Ti bike frame I ordered almost 3 years ago in May. I was told I would get it in July (I was fine with that), then it went to...
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    I have a 12.5 mile commute one way (soon be my...

    I have a 12.5 mile commute one way (soon be my first complete year of bike commuting). I shower before I leave for work and wear whatever bike clothes it takes to suit the temp. I carry my work...
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    I have several bikes for the task at hand, a...

    I have several bikes for the task at hand, a daily commuter (e-bike, pedal assist) which gets the most miles (25 miles round trip) but is pedaled without the use of the motor 80% of the time. A sport...
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    I commute 25 miles round trip, mostly at night, 4...

    I commute 25 miles round trip, mostly at night, 4 nights minimum. I leave between 4:30 - 8:30 pm and get home at 3:30 - 4:00 am. Depending on the time of year my commute going in can be dark or...
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    Just to update my own post and where my thoughts...

    Just to update my own post and where my thoughts are going with my Seven Four Seasons Expat SL build I mentioned in my post above. As anyone knows who has been through a custom building process there...
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    Just started commuting last May (25 mi round...

    Just started commuting last May (25 mi round trip) so this is my first winter riding road. Yesterday was 12 deg F windchill -1, my record low for the road riding.

    Last year I was trail riding for...
  24. Thread: Viking e-go 24

    by Bizman
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    It doesn't look to me like you are being...

    It doesn't look to me like you are being unreasonable at all looking at the pictures, the wheel is damaged. Possibly it happened in shipping? If there are no signs of that with the box it came in...
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    Back in the day I remember what was called...

    Back in the day I remember what was called skitching, although no bike was involved. It was holding onto the bumper of a school bus with both hands and bending your knees as to be in a sitting...
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