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Forum: Commuting
09-09-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,079
Posted By Junkdad

I had a deuter office briefcase style bag and ...

I had a deuter office briefcase style bag and noticed they used ortlieb hardware. When I was ready for a new one (nylon was fading) I found out they had stopped making that bag....
Forum: Commuting
07-12-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,560
Posted By Junkdad

I make eye contact and wave them through even...

I make eye contact and wave them through even as I am coming to a stop. We all want to be nice and get along and most drivers seem to really appreciate a proactive wave as it...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,523
Posted By Junkdad

I have done this on 3 old road bikes and it's...

I have done this on 3 old road bikes and it's magic for upright city riding. Downright civilized.
Forum: Commuting
03-20-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,733
Posted By Junkdad

Big salad, apple, nuts, chocolate, leftovers or...

Big salad, apple, nuts, chocolate, leftovers or sandwich. Sometimes pb&honey for midmorning. I never eat out, sometimes go for a swim at lunch hour.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,247
Posted By Junkdad

I always enjoy your posts and now I know why!

I always enjoy your posts and now I know why!
Forum: Commuting
03-22-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 97,455
Posted By Junkdad

Wanted Sturmey-Archer 3 speed hub, preferably...

Wanted Sturmey-Archer 3 speed hub, preferably built up to a 700 wheel. Could be newer or older, just want to give it a try.
Forum: Commuting
02-06-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,983,726
Posted By Junkdad

There is a portion of stem that is about the same...

There is a portion of stem that is about the same diameter as the bars. I'll try to remember to get a better picture. The bike shop mechanic recommended it.
Forum: Commuting
02-06-13, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,983,726
Posted By Junkdad

297711 Just switched this bike from drop...

297711

Just switched this bike from drop bars to Soma Oxford and some cheap thumb shifters.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-09, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Junkdad

good idea to keep the locks locked!

good idea to keep the locks locked!
Forum: Commuting
07-04-09, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Junkdad

Had to take a Cab tonight

I went downtown to see some music, and as usual went via bike.

I was extra cautious and used both locks, then realized later I only had one of the keys. Luckily, the cab ride home and back (with...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,011
Posted By Junkdad

was about 100 today, and felt pretty good. As...

was about 100 today, and felt pretty good. As long as you are moving the breeze keeps you cool. Stoplights are insufferable though (even more than usual).
Forum: Commuting
05-21-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Junkdad

yeah go bike transport facilities!!!

yeah go bike transport facilities!!!
Forum: Commuting
04-01-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Junkdad

drops and gears would make a great big...

drops and gears would make a great big difference, at least for me.
Forum: Commuting
01-29-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,274
Posted By Junkdad

Mine is a LeMond poprad, but it took some...

Mine is a LeMond poprad, but it took some retrofitting to get rack and fenders just right.
Forum: Commuting
12-02-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,084
Posted By Junkdad

way to go!

way to go!
11-11-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Junkdad

Thanks, I'll give it a try!

Thanks, I'll give it a try!
11-11-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Junkdad

Rust stains on frame paint

My brake cable got a little rusty and now my top tube has some staining. I've purchased a stainless cable and will install it this week, but I'd like to get the rust stains off when I remove the old...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Junkdad

my dream is to see more and more people joining...

my dream is to see more and more people joining me on the commute, and fostering goodwill.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-08, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,601
Posted By Junkdad

pull to the LEFT, it's simple. wave them...

pull to the LEFT, it's simple. wave them through, be an ambassador of goodwill.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-08, 09:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,659
Posted By Junkdad

that's not weird, it's normal.

that's not weird, it's normal.
Forum: Commuting
09-23-08, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,589
Posted By Junkdad

9:30a.m. After that people start to wonder if...

9:30a.m. After that people start to wonder if I'm sick or late, and might smirk or talk behind my back.
Forum: Commuting
09-04-08, 05:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,230
Posted By Junkdad

swim and yoga

swim and yoga
Forum: Commuting
09-01-08, 08:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,246
Posted By Junkdad

I wear shorts till it's not too hot and then I...

I wear shorts till it's not too hot and then I get to wear my work clothes. Below freezing (pretty rare here) I might wear longjohns.
Forum: Commuting
09-01-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Junkdad

A cheap backup bike would come in handy while you...

A cheap backup bike would come in handy while you wait to fix this. in the meantime, take it careful, hopefully you'll be fine. Hoew long is your commute?
Forum: Commuting
09-01-08, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By Junkdad

wow what a setup!

wow what a setup!
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 06:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,566
Posted By Junkdad

I like the sunlite grocery pannier. about $30...

I like the sunlite grocery pannier. about $30 and I have one bolted to the rack of each of my commuters.

I did use a milk crate before. Even delivered pizzas for a year in college! I would put...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,362
Posted By Junkdad

Can you still buy the old style Sturmey Archer 3...

Can you still buy the old style Sturmey Archer 3 speed?
Forum: Commuting
08-05-08, 05:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,450
Posted By Junkdad

we've had 40-something days over 100 this year so...

we've had 40-something days over 100 this year so far.

It's not too bad, except at stop lights.

It'll get down in the high 20's once in a while.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,518
Posted By Junkdad

Love teh Aurora, great choice, enjoy!

Love teh Aurora, great choice, enjoy!
Forum: Commuting
07-27-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,219
Posted By Junkdad

Yes ...

Yes
http://www.salsacycles.com/casserollComp08.html
Forum: Commuting
07-26-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By Junkdad

Awesome, great job. Take your time and that 12...

Awesome, great job. Take your time and that 12 miles wil be no problem. It's probably an hour tops, and you will get in shape really quickly.
Forum: Commuting
07-26-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,202
Posted By Junkdad

you'll be happy with the Bianchi!

you'll be happy with the Bianchi!
Forum: Commuting
07-21-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,110
Posted By Junkdad

well maybe 23 gatorskins? Do you not have a...

well maybe 23 gatorskins? Do you not have a separate bike/wheels for racing?
Forum: Commuting
07-21-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,110
Posted By Junkdad

23 on a commuter seems excessively small unless...

23 on a commuter seems excessively small unless that's the biggest size that will fit.

25 Conti Ultra gatorskins are a fine balance between speed and puncture resistance for a commuter. I'm sure...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-08, 03:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By Junkdad

whoa, I am uncreative and boring

whoa, I am uncreative and boring
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By Junkdad

What about jamis Coda/

What about jamis Coda/
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By Junkdad

can you just lean it forward?

can you just lean it forward?
Forum: Commuting
07-12-08, 08:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,688
Posted By Junkdad

my Lemond Poprad cross bike with fenders and rack...

my Lemond Poprad cross bike with fenders and rack and 25mm conti gatorskins is up to pretty much anything and is as fast as I can imagine a commuter bike could be. Sometimes for fun I ride my 80's...
07-11-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Junkdad

sweet

sweet
Forum: Commuting
07-11-08, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 967
Posted By Junkdad

I was bad today. Al pastor tacos for breakfast,...

I was bad today. Al pastor tacos for breakfast, burger for lunch and tex-mex for dinner.

Your extra calories for cycling should probably come from whole grain complex carbs like brown rice, etc. ...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By Junkdad

Actually, you'll pull that right lever toward you...

Actually, you'll pull that right lever toward you to make it easier to pedal (larger cog in back). That Panasonic is a decent bike. Get a tune-up from a good bike shop and have them demonstrate the...
07-10-08, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Junkdad

yeah don't look back.

yeah don't look back.
07-10-08, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By Junkdad

hard to go wrong, you seem to like the Cdale,...

hard to go wrong, you seem to like the Cdale, have you tried the X-6?
Forum: Commuting
07-02-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Junkdad

rain is easy when it's warm. cold rain takes a...

rain is easy when it's warm. cold rain takes a little more preparation.

I rode ~4 miles today in a downpour in just shorts and a t-shirt and felt like I was 10 again!
Forum: Commuting
06-30-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,627
Posted By Junkdad

racists;)

racists;)
Forum: Commuting
06-27-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Junkdad

do you have a saddle you like on any other...

do you have a saddle you like on any other bike(s)? I'd go 25's too.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,585
Posted By Junkdad

both awesome, buy by feel

both awesome, buy by feel
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Junkdad

My father in law in Ireland used to love to tell...

My father in law in Ireland used to love to tell a story about using a postage stamp to fix a flat, and barely got his girlfriend home on time. he was awesome!
06-20-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,771
Posted By Junkdad

Looks a lot like mine. I LOVE it.

Looks a lot like mine. I LOVE it.
Forum: Commuting
06-18-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By Junkdad

go with the 28 gators and don't look back. Do...

go with the 28 gators and don't look back. Do the Armadillos come in 32?
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