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10-31-07, 10:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,944
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I went down hard on some rocky single track last...

I went down hard on some rocky single track last week and have been wishing I'd shaved ever since. Between washing the clotted blood out of my leg hair and changing the dressings daily I've been...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Nice ride, not too cold. The sun wasn't quite up...

Nice ride, not too cold. The sun wasn't quite up when I started, but false dawn was showing.
I passed someone walking along the MUP wearing a good pirate costume. I don't see people walking that...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-07, 09:55 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,840
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Personally, I like splitting the difference...

Personally, I like splitting the difference between clipless and flats by using Powergrips. I can quickly adjust them to any shoe if I want, though I tend to wear the same shoes for riding, or I can...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Nice ride, quick and not too cold. Nothing...

Nice ride, quick and not too cold. Nothing spectacular.

Last evening's ride home is a different story.

I was on my ride home yesterday when I saw a car in the bike lane ahead of me. I start...
10-16-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 105,187
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Conditions - 38F, clear and calm, sun just...

Conditions - 38F, clear and calm, sun just peaking up over the mountains as I started

Head:

Fleece balaclava, helmet

Torso

Longsleeve REI merino shirt, poly jersey
Forum: Commuting
10-16-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Nice ride this morning. I'm glad I have some...

Nice ride this morning. I'm glad I have some decent winter gear. The balaclava thing I picked up last year really worked today. I've never had my lungs feel that good after a cold ride before.
Forum: Commuting
10-11-07, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Time for my annual minor crash. I was going...

Time for my annual minor crash. I was going through an area that has been under construction, and as a result loose sand has collected in a few places along the MUPs and roads. I decided to take a...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-07, 08:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,132
Posted By WhiteRabbit

A couple I'm good friends with has one vehicle...

A couple I'm good friends with has one vehicle pretty much in the the shop all the time. At first I couldn't figure out how they were so rough on them, but after a while I figured it out.
1) They...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-07, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,416
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I like using a "grocery bag"style pannier to...

I like using a "grocery bag"style pannier to carry my shoulder bag in. I can just drop my bag in it in the morning and pull it out when I get where I am going.
Forum: Commuting
10-03-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Cool and dry. Sunrise is getting late enough...

Cool and dry. Sunrise is getting late enough that I'm leaving just as the orb is picking its head up above the mountains. It's pretty, but can be a bit blinding at times.
Forum: Commuting
10-02-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I also just bring mine into the lab. It has a...

I also just bring mine into the lab. It has a back door and a polished concrete floor so no one minds.
Forum: Commuting
10-02-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

It rained last night, and was misting this...

It rained last night, and was misting this morning by the rio, so I wore my windbreaker. By the time I was three miles away from the rio however, the mist had stopped and I was getting warm. It was...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-07, 08:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,061
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Hmmm... I don't think mine quite counts as old...

Hmmm... I don't think mine quite counts as old yet, being as this fall is only its 10th b-day. How old does it need to be to count?
Forum: Commuting
09-28-07, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,351
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I'm pretty fanatical about wearing a helmet...

I'm pretty fanatical about wearing a helmet myself, but I don't care what other people do. I was in a fairly low speed (~25MPH) motorcycle collision this spring. From the damage to my helmet, I...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-07, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Cool ride, but I was prepared for it, so it was...

Cool ride, but I was prepared for it, so it was very nice.
Forum: Commuting
09-26-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,968
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I have the occasional pickup races with other...

I have the occasional pickup races with other cyclists, but yesterday I had one with a FedEx delivery truck. And won.

Ok, so there were a bunch of speed humps that it had to slow down for and I...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Suddenly much cooler today. I need to find some...

Suddenly much cooler today. I need to find some leg warmers or some such.
Forum: Commuting
09-21-07, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

The ride home last evening was the heaviest...

The ride home last evening was the heaviest rainstorm I've ridden in in a long time. There were a few roads where I was cutting through four inches of rainwater. I think I may to rethink this...
09-20-07, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,339
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I have a real hard time with this. If the...

I have a real hard time with this. If the temperature drops below about 45 degrees, my eight mile commute goes from being a nice warm up to something that makes me start coughing up blood. I picked...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I got a late start, so there was a bit more...

I got a late start, so there was a bit more traffic than usual, but not too bad. I'm also going to be heading home late, so I get to test my new light.
08-02-07, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,031
Posted By WhiteRabbit

6'1", 207, down from 230

6'1", 207, down from 230
Forum: Commuting
08-02-07, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,507
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I've found "thorn resistant" tubes to be utterly...

I've found "thorn resistant" tubes to be utterly worthless. Of course, I come from the land of goatheads which make all other thorns seem like soft fluffy pillows. I now use a Mr. Tuffy with...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-07, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

A bit chilly today. It shouldn't have been, but...

A bit chilly today. It shouldn't have been, but I decided that I didn't really need my windbreaker. I was wrong.
Forum: Commuting
02-27-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

It was the second commute of the year for me. ...

It was the second commute of the year for me. The weather was great: a nice clear sky, a bit chilly but not too bad, and no wind. I took an alternate route that goes by where my office is moving in...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,793
Posted By WhiteRabbit

The feeling of freedom, passing jammed traffic,...

The feeling of freedom, passing jammed traffic, the energy high, the compliments from random people on my legs, being able to ride a bike like I did when I was a kid, the fun of riding a down big...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-06, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

A bit cooler than it has been, due to last...

A bit cooler than it has been, due to last night's rainstorm. I left about ten minutes later than normal, and so had to deal with quite a bit more traffic. Oh well.
Forum: Commuting
08-01-06, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Rain. OMGWTFBBQ rain. Six or more inches of water...

Rain. OMGWTFBBQ rain. Six or more inches of water on the roadways rain. And lightning, lots of lightning.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,640
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I bike 5 miles to work and 10 back.

I bike 5 miles to work and 10 back.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,978
Posted By WhiteRabbit

You know, the thing I find weird about this...

You know, the thing I find weird about this heatwave is how people are shocked and unable to cope with it. Where I come from these "massive heatwave" temperatures are normal summer.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-06, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

It has been raining here every night for a couple...

It has been raining here every night for a couple of weeks, so the roads are a bit wet and have sand over them taking away some traction. Other than that, it was a fine ride in.
Forum: Commuting
07-19-06, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

It was still overcast from last night,and there...

It was still overcast from last night,and there were a few puddle I couldn't avoid. Ah well, still a nice ride.
Forum: Foo
07-18-06, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 413
Posted By WhiteRabbit

It hasn't been a huge deal for us. We have been...

It hasn't been a huge deal for us. We have been in the process of designing all new electronics for the past year, so the RoHS bit has been just one more check in the process. Almost all parts...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-06, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By WhiteRabbit

If you live in Albuquerque, the city provides a...

If you live in Albuquerque, the city provides a decent map (http://www.cabq.gov/bike/).
Forum: Commuting
07-18-06, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

A bit wet. Looks like it rained last night, and...

A bit wet. Looks like it rained last night, and might again today. Maybe I should rethink getting some fenders.
Forum: Foo
06-29-06, 07:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,688
Posted By WhiteRabbit

kk gg nore kthxbai!

kk gg nore
kthxbai!
Forum: Commuting
06-27-06, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Rained last night, so it was cool and cloudy on...

Rained last night, so it was cool and cloudy on the way to work. Nice though.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-06, 08:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,515
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I used the toeclips my bike came with until they...

I used the toeclips my bike came with until they wore out and broke. Since then I've switched over to Powergrips and am much happier.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-06, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Nice and clear, traffic was light.

Nice and clear, traffic was light.
Forum: Commuting
06-22-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By WhiteRabbit

On my ride to work? Flying down the big hill...

On my ride to work? Flying down the big hill after running out of gears.
On the way home? Cresting that hill and remembering to thank it.
Forum: Commuting
06-22-06, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Clear and fast. I left home a little early this...

Clear and fast. I left home a little early this morning and was realy suprised at how much of a difference it made.
Forum: Commuting
06-21-06, 08:23 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Nice are quick. I stopped at a light with two...

Nice are quick. I stopped at a light with two other cyclists, said hi before it turned green and we all headed out different ways. Traffic was fair. Nice day, not very remarkable.
06-21-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 736
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I'm not car-free, just fairly car-light and I...

I'm not car-free, just fairly car-light and I completely understand. When I drive it it usualy my motorcycle which can be nice, but driving my wife's car is horrible.
Forum: Commuting
06-15-06, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,322
Posted By WhiteRabbit

I don't know, but I see it all the time. ...

I don't know, but I see it all the time. Typically the rider is on a bike way too small for them.
Forum: Commuting
06-15-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Forgetful. I realized that I forgot my gloves...

Forgetful. I realized that I forgot my gloves halfway across my buildings parking lot, but don't feel like going back to get them. I realized I forgot my helmet halfway to work. Luckily I did...
06-14-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Pssst... The Onion is a satire site, not real...

Pssst... The Onion is a satire site, not real news...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Enjoy!

Enjoy!
Forum: Commuting
06-14-06, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

No commute for me today. :-/ My wife forgot to...

No commute for me today. :-/ My wife forgot to sleep last night and needed me to take her to class. On a side note my ride home last night was better, even if it is getting quite hot.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Double post!

Double post!
Forum: Commuting
06-13-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,092
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Nice ride this morning. I was out the door...

Nice ride this morning. I was out the door rather early this morning, since I had packed the night before. Also, I replaced my broken clips/strap with powergrips, and finaly got some new shoes for...
Forum: Foo
06-13-06, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 643
Posted By WhiteRabbit

Red Foil It is heavily honey based and just...

Red Foil
It is heavily honey based and just amazing.
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