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07-21-17, 01:16 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,753
Posted By TenSpeedV2

You just need to find the right artist to go to...

You just need to find the right artist to go to for a good tattoo.

This guy comes to mind. Would love to have something like this.
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Forum: Commuting
06-08-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

You are very lucky then. I think that in 86...

You are very lucky then. I think that in 86 weather, riding a bike 4 miles in jeans would have most people sweating. Maybe you are a freak of nature or something?
Forum: Commuting
05-23-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

I am very happy to read this, posted by someone...

I am very happy to read this, posted by someone with experience. It adds quite a bit of backstory to the magical Dutch bike, and how it isn't as perfect as some make it out to be. Thank you for...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

9.2 miles of bike riding in Florida, in 86F temp...

9.2 miles of bike riding in Florida, in 86F temp with high humidity, and you averaged 12mph and by the sound of your story, you did not have a helmet on so your head was in the direct sunlight. You...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

My open invite to CrankyOne still stands. Will...

My open invite to CrankyOne still stands. Will he take me up on it?
Forum: Commuting
05-14-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

I would like to personally invite CrankyOne to...

I would like to personally invite CrankyOne to come here to Michigan, in his full suit, on that upright dutch bike, in the dead of summer, and do a 15 mile commute without breaking a sweat. That...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

mcours2006 - you will not win this argument with...

mcours2006 - you will not win this argument with CrankyOne ever. It just won't happen. I have all but given up and decided that I don't need to sit here and convince someone to ride a specific type...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-17, 10:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

There is no fear of one. If I lived in a climate...

There is no fear of one. If I lived in a climate and infrastructure that was appropriate for one of these, I would consider it. Being that I am in the midwest part of the United States, there is no...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-17, 08:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

I am calling absolute bs on the suit in 85-90...

I am calling absolute bs on the suit in 85-90 temps and not sweating while riding 15 miles. Unless you are some sort of freak of nature that doesn't sweat, this is just not possible. Just the...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-17, 09:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,765
Posted By TenSpeedV2

I don't see how riding 15 miles in the summer,...

I don't see how riding 15 miles in the summer, Chicago if your location is listed correctly, and not sweating. I don't care how slow you ride, you will sweat. The only tips I can offer are this:
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10-20-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,407
Posted By TenSpeedV2

Here is mine Specialized Crave SL - mostly...

Here is mine

Specialized Crave SL - mostly stock in that picture. Haven't done too much trail riding on it.

http://i.imgur.com/mxwOkGV.jpg
Forum: Commuting
10-09-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,719
Posted By TenSpeedV2

And I am curious to know how long your 9 mile...

And I am curious to know how long your 9 mile each way commute is on a dutch geometry bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,005
Posted By TenSpeedV2

Want to go different? VR4 - Felt Bicycles...

Want to go different?

VR4 - Felt Bicycles (http://www.feltbicycles.com/USA/2016/Bikes/road/endurance/VR/VR4.aspx)
04-17-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,679
Posted By TenSpeedV2

Nothing about that is a bike.

Nothing about that is a bike.
Forum: Commuting
04-14-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,858
Posted By TenSpeedV2

I think it is the overall commitment vs just the...

I think it is the overall commitment vs just the time. This means inclement weather, storms, windy days, really hot days, colder days if you find that area to be cold. This means keeping your bike...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,858
Posted By TenSpeedV2

Cannot compare this at all. Summer in LA, 22...

Cannot compare this at all. Summer in LA, 22 mile commute, and no need to shower? Unless you work in a factory, this is unacceptable for 99.9% of people. What are the summer temps and humidity in...
02-22-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,881
Posted By TenSpeedV2

I have had really good luck with the Camelbak...

I have had really good luck with the Camelbak Podium bottle. Never had that plastic taste.
Forum: Commuting
12-06-15, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,766
Posted By TenSpeedV2

Any bike that properly fits the rider can be...

Any bike that properly fits the rider can be comfortable. My fixed gear track bike is completely dialed in for me. I will ride that every day over an ill fitting hybrid or mountain bike or a dutch...
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