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Old 01-06-13, 02:02 AM   #1
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My Work Commute On My Bianchi Pista - 8X Speed


I was gifted a GoPro for Christmas and just tried it out for the first time.
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Old 01-06-13, 03:29 AM   #2
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cool beans.

how many miles is your commute??
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Good taste in music just for that I already enjoyed the vid
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Old 01-06-13, 09:02 AM   #6
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Nice! Are you using Crud Racer guards?
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triple thumbs up for LTJ, looks like a sweet route too

where is this? i feel like ive been here before

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Best part was 5:25, turning it on to make the light. Nice vid.
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Nice!!
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Nice, thanks for sharing!
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Beautiful paths, and so many bike lanes! Great video, those cameras are so much fun.
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cool beans.

how many miles is your commute??
It depends on the day. Shortest route (video) is approximately 12 miles. If i'm doing an endurance ride i'll go for 30-40 miles around the lake first. I try to vary the rides everyday.

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Good taste in music just for that I already enjoyed the vid
I'm surprised people actually know LTJ. I loved him in the 90's and still do.

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triple thumbs up for LTJ, looks like a sweet route too

where is this? i feel like ive been here before
Bellevue, WA

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Best part was 5:25, turning it on to make the light. Nice vid.
You have to commit early or just take it easy and stop at the bottom. Going 40mph and hitting a red at the bottom of the hill is going to be bad news.

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Washington State
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bellevue is my least fav place in the world to ride a bike.
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Very cool. I liked the shadow-guy spinning away at 2:35 or so, and how it looked like you continued to ride through the hallways at work.
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Nice! Are you using Crud Racer guards?
Yikes, good eyes. They are great for solo rides, horrible for the person behind you.
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Best part was 5:25, turning it on to make the light. Nice vid.
I think the best part is how his work day only lasts from 3:51 to 3:52
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What is there not to like? I can understand if you are unfamiliar with the area as new places can be scary but Bellevue is fairly safe. There are bike lanes everywhere, the regular lanes are wide, and drivers are relatively accepting of cyclists.
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I think the best part is how his work day only lasts from 3:51 to 3:52

I thought the same thing! Soooo nice
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I dont know why but I like the bike noise in with the music.
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Looks like you started out in Mercer Island and rode downtown Bellevue. Enjoyed the vid, used to ride those streets often.
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damn dude, you live in a very nice neighborhood. and i know all those roads. why the different route in the morning? is it any safer?

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damn dude, you live in a very nice neighborhood. and i know all those roads. why the different route in the morning? is it any safer?
I try to take different routes as often as I can. I chose that route because I felt it would be more interesting to watch. I like the transition of the warm blinding sun to the cold ice covered trails. I also like being able to see the city at a distance and watch it progressively grow as I get closer.

From a riding perspective I generally take that route on my rest days as the elevation gain is stretched over a longer distance.
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Very cool video. And a hell of a cool commute.

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triple thumbs up for LTJ, looks like a sweet route too
These two comments in tandem made me think I was going to hear a Less Than Jake song in the video. What does LTJ mean in other peoples' worlds?
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