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06-17-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,937
Posted By Tombaatar

Light In Motion lights come with a low intensity...

Light In Motion lights come with a low intensity pulse mode. I leave it on during the day because I cross multiple intersections.
Forum: Introductions
04-22-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Tombaatar

And welcome.

And welcome.
Forum: Introductions
04-22-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Tombaatar

Aquila

Tell me of this name Aquila. It is my middle name.
04-16-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,018
Posted By Tombaatar

I like to think that each one of them are making...

I like to think that each one of them are making a guttural "uhhhhhhhh" sound as they ride over the cobbles. That's what I would do.
12-17-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,009
Posted By Tombaatar

I had one of these growing up!!

I had one of these growing up!!
Forum: Texas
12-03-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Tombaatar

Wow, prevailing wind prediction in Texas over a 3...

Wow, prevailing wind prediction in Texas over a 3 month period.

This I got to read. :popcorn
Forum: Texas
12-03-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,976
Posted By Tombaatar

I bring my bike up the freight elevator and leave...

I bring my bike up the freight elevator and leave it in my office. Lots of buildings have designated and secure bike parking, my work doesn't so I might not be the best person to answer this...
Forum: Texas
12-03-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,976
Posted By Tombaatar

I ride from 43rd to downtown on that trail. It...

I ride from 43rd to downtown on that trail. It is a good safe route. Much of it is lighted but not all. I only wear a jacket in the winter, not required. Whenever I am riding around cars I have...
09-28-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 109,681
Posted By Tombaatar

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/rh_35f66d96821e5939a9fd6f9b532bb94c6ab4d9af.jpg
Mine.
Forum: Commuting
09-11-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,215
Posted By Tombaatar

I've run into a e-bikes on my hour long commute. ...

I've run into a e-bikes on my hour long commute. I think it is a great idea. Defeats the purpose of what I am trying to accomplish but I certainly don't expect others to have the same priorities as...
08-28-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51,384
Views: 6,717,567
Posted By Tombaatar

Thought one of you might want to see these. ...

Thought one of you might want to see these.

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/d/vintage-rare-bicycles/6677317293.html

Schwinn Paramount
Cinelli Proxima Trophy
Colnago
Campagnolo
Olmo...
Forum: Texas
08-20-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Tombaatar

The one east by Reinerman. I will give the other...

The one east by Reinerman. I will give the other one a shot. Thanks for clarifying.
Forum: Texas
08-20-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Tombaatar

I have gone this route my last couple of Sundays....

I have gone this route my last couple of Sundays. Can't say I like this better than TC Jester. Cars come up off of I10 in a big hurry too close to the entrance and exit to the pedestrian bridge for...
08-08-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Tombaatar

Interestingly this happened the day after a...

Interestingly this happened the day after a surprise pop up shower drenched me on my way to work. In the interest of full disclosure I got the bike for Christmas 2016 so 7,000 miles in 19 months.
08-07-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Tombaatar

Outer silicone seal for bottom bracket

the outer silicone seal for my bottom bracket wore off of my 2017 sequoia afterabout 7,000 miles. Didnít know what it was so went to the LBS from where it was purchased. The mechanic told me not to...
Forum: Texas
08-01-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Tombaatar

I rode that power line once on a steel mountain...

I rode that power line once on a steel mountain bike and mike bike was shocking me the entire time. Freaked me out so i got off as quickly as possible.
Forum: Texas
07-31-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Tombaatar

This is a good route. I was going to propose the...

This is a good route. I was going to propose the sidewalk on Kirby from Buffalo Bayou Park to Lazy Lane to River Oaks to Ella Lee. Otherwise the same.
Forum: Texas
07-23-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Tombaatar

I could get you a safe route but you will still...

I could get you a safe route but you will still have to cross I10 at TC Jester. Ride through River Oaks and then down Edloe. Interested I can give you more details.
06-21-18, 07:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,485
Posted By Tombaatar

How many bikes I have vs how many bikes I...

How many bikes I have vs how many bikes I actually still ride. After getting a nice new bike it is really hard to get back on the donkeys.
Forum: Commuting
05-23-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,294
Posted By Tombaatar

10 miles one way is far enough that you are going...

10 miles one way is far enough that you are going to want a fast bike. Sirrus would be faster and more fun to ride IMO.
Forum: Commuting
05-22-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,937
Posted By Tombaatar

For those playing along at home here is a rough...

For those playing along at home here is a rough total: Panniers 23. Back Pack 9. Noncommittal 6.
Forum: Commuting
05-16-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,937
Posted By Tombaatar

Houston commuter here. Too hot for a back pack...

Houston commuter here. Too hot for a back pack IMO. granted you get sweaty anyway but no reason to make it worse.
Also a touring bike is designed to carry a load on the bike. My loaded panniers...
04-24-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Tombaatar

I bought a pair hoping to save some money as I...

I bought a pair hoping to save some money as I was riding daily. The foam pad was super thick yet had zero density. Absolute garbage. I gave the product a horrible rating on Amazon.
04-18-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,203
Posted By Tombaatar

Thanks all!

Thanks all!
Forum: Commuting
04-18-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 103,248
Posted By Tombaatar

This awesome USPS hat. ...

This awesome USPS hat.

https://i.imgur.com/5bCBgvD.jpg
04-17-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 25,802
Posted By Tombaatar

https://i.imgur.com/NBUCLJQ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/NBUCLJQ.jpg
Forum: Commuting
04-16-18, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,527
Posted By Tombaatar

I bought these for my sequoia. the plastic nut...

I bought these for my sequoia. the plastic nut holding the rod in place lasted about a week.
Forum: Commuting
04-16-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By Tombaatar

Anything approaching 20 mph leads me to drive.

Anything approaching 20 mph leads me to drive.
04-13-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By Tombaatar

Looks nice.

Looks nice.
04-13-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By Tombaatar

"gravel roads and unpaved bike trails around me...

"gravel roads and unpaved bike trails around me and I am also interested in light touring capabilities as I want to try a weekend trip or two this year"

The AWOL is made for this specific purpose...
04-12-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Tombaatar

Fewer, fewer components being sold second hand...

Fewer, fewer components being sold second hand...
04-11-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Tombaatar

Fewer. Are there fewer used parts.

Fewer. Are there fewer used parts.
04-11-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,203
Posted By Tombaatar

Chicago tourist

I am headed to Chicago for a convention in a couple of weeks. I have never been before and would like to rent a bike to see the city. Doubt I will have time for more than 20 miles. Anyone have a...
04-10-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Tombaatar

I'm headed to northern Michigan this summer. ...

I'm headed to northern Michigan this summer. Looked into renting a bike for a week and was shocked at the cost. I've been checking out craigslist. Good idea on the pawn shop. thanks.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tombaatar

It is a portable stage for a music festival. The...

It is a portable stage for a music festival. The stage was set up about a 500-600 feet away.
04-02-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 1,522,039
Posted By Tombaatar

Shouldn't that read "One fewer car"?

Shouldn't that read "One fewer car"?
Forum: Commuting
04-02-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,709
Posted By Tombaatar

How do you replace the belt when it wears out?

How do you replace the belt when it wears out?
Forum: Commuting
03-29-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,772
Posted By Tombaatar

https://i.imgur.com/Jipsonz.jpg I had a...

https://i.imgur.com/Jipsonz.jpg

I had a coworker come into my office and ask if I was sure I was allowed to bring my bike up to my office. I told them that I had cleared it with the fire warden...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,709
Posted By Tombaatar

I am intrigued by belt drive bikes. I was...

I am intrigued by belt drive bikes. I was considering buying one before my last purchase but there are so few for sale locally that I could not find one i liked.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tombaatar

Btw. That is a stage from a for profit music...

Btw. That is a stage from a for profit music festival. It was simply laziness and convenience that chose that location. Not necessity. I contacted the city cycling liaison and they said they...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tombaatar

Such small minded people to think that the grass...

Such small minded people to think that the grass would be the only place to put it. As I clearly stated the options to lay down this material are many. ďBut look. Here is a nicely paved bike...
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Tombaatar

It also depends were you are. Vintage Schwinn...

It also depends were you are. Vintage Schwinn asking price in my city is about double what I have seen 4 hours north of us in Dallas. People regularly are asking $250 for a 70's varsity in good...
03-28-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,666
Posted By Tombaatar

Nigel Tufnel: We've got Armadillos in our...

Nigel Tufnel: We've got Armadillos in our trousers. It's really quite frightening.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By Tombaatar

https://i.imgur.com/NBUCLJQ.jpg Satisfied...

https://i.imgur.com/NBUCLJQ.jpg

Satisfied with my Thule. Pictured are the small size.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,851
Posted By Tombaatar

I was thinking capitalism practiced by nubes more...

I was thinking capitalism practiced by nubes more than a result of communzism
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tombaatar

In Houston we seem to reserve our city bike lanes...

In Houston we seem to reserve our city bike lanes for parking.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tombaatar

There were a myriad of other staging areas...

There were a myriad of other staging areas available to stage this material. not construction. music festival.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tombaatar

how about this?

how about this?
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tombaatar

Does this kind of thing happen in your city too?

https://i.imgur.com/UBWRCzA.jpg?1

Main artery into and out of Houston for bike commuters. Needless to say there were multiple other spots available to place this material but instead it was...
03-16-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By Tombaatar

as much as i appreciate the sentiment the study...

as much as i appreciate the sentiment the study is pretty weak. The cyclists were compared to people who did no regular exercise. I'm sure older people who walk, or do yoga or swim, etc. have...
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