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Forum: Commuting
10-23-19, 07:22 AM
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Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 10/22/19 - 62F Morning...

Evening Commute 10/22/19 - 62F

Morning Commute - 10/22/19 37F

Ended up with a flat rear tire last night, but I was only about a mile from home so I just walked the bike back rather than...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute 10/22/19 53F, wind 7 mph - Roads...

Morning Commute 10/22/19 53F, wind 7 mph - Roads were still a bit damp from the rain last night, but at 53 it was still warm enough to do the shorts an t-shirt thing. My chain hasn't been slipping...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,633
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Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 10/21/19 - 66F light rain. ...

Evening Commute 10/21/19 - 66F light rain.

Had quite a few people do the "Must Get In Front of Bike" thing comming up to stops and signals. No overly close calls but the guy who decided to pass...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,633
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Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 10/18/19 - 63F Morning...

Evening Commute 10/18/19 - 63F

Morning Commute 10/21/19 - 58F

It's definitely the time of year where I'm switching back and forth between summer and winter gear depending on the day. This...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15,296
Views: 11,046,694
Posted By liampboyle

And here it is with rack and all my bags mounted....

And here it is with rack and all my bags mounted.
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Forum: Commuting
10-19-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15,296
Views: 11,046,694
Posted By liampboyle

Rack got delivered and I just finished getting it...

Rack got delivered and I just finished getting it mounted.https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20191019_134638_07c22709a0577d19b77d2bb24fef9a8d0d09f550.jpg
Forum: Commuting
10-19-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6715 (7152 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Absolutely agree.

Absolutely agree.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,633
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Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 10/17/19 - 60F Was pulling...

Evening Commute 10/17/19 - 60F

Was pulling up to red light when a minivan cut from the right turn only lane to my right across three lanes of traffic to get into one of the left turn lanes at...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15,296
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Posted By liampboyle

No clue, since I bought it used, but so far...

No clue, since I bought it used, but so far everything on it looks to be original.
Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15,296
Views: 11,046,694
Posted By liampboyle

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So, First modifications to the Kona: bottle cage, kickstand, and...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Sorry, "Must Get In Front Of Bike" - One of my...

Sorry, "Must Get In Front Of Bike" - One of my cycling groups on Facebook uses that particular abbreviation constantly.
Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,633
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Posted By liampboyle

Last night 10/16 - 46F with a bit of a wind. ...

Last night 10/16 - 46F with a bit of a wind.

This morning 10/17 - 38F sunny, pulled out the full finger gloves, getting closer to needing full winter gear. Had a couple people do the MGIFB bit...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,633
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Posted By liampboyle

10/14 Morning 42 degrees F, wore my long sleeved...

10/14 Morning 42 degrees F, wore my long sleeved cycling jersey and MTB pants
10/14 Evening 69 degrees F, short sleeved jersey and MTB pants

10/15 Morning 41 degrees F, wore my long sleeved...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6520 (6957 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

This morning was about 64F and overcast. This...

This morning was about 64F and overcast. This evening 70F with light rain.
10-11-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By liampboyle

Wizard, no not Irish at all .... what would ever...

Wizard, no not Irish at all .... what would ever give you that idea </sarcasm>

yeah, Irish descent family.
10-11-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By liampboyle

I'm not a huge guy, but I'm not exactly small...

I'm not a huge guy, but I'm not exactly small either and I do have some rough roads, so I think the wider tires would work best, thanks to the advice everybody gave me :)
10-11-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By liampboyle

Thanks for all the advice everybody, I think I'm...

Thanks for all the advice everybody, I think I'm going to go with the Marathon 26"x2"
Forum: Commuting
10-10-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15,296
Views: 11,046,694
Posted By liampboyle

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Forum: Commuting
10-10-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6481 (6918 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
10-10-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By liampboyle

Tire size question

Okay, I picked up a used Kona Caldera that I want to modify for "commute" cycling. It has the original Sun Black Eye rims 559x22mm - What is the thinnest tire width that would fit these rims...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

Been a bit busy this month so I haven't updated...

Been a bit busy this month so I haven't updated in a bit.

Sasquatch (OR) ____________1593 (1770 YTD)augustgarage (CA) _________ 1349.4 (1452.4 total) [33/40]
Bizman (PA) _______________ 1248...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Ok, been busy so here's the list for March so...

Ok, been busy so here's the list for March so far:

Morning Commute 3/1/19 33F, 8 mph wind, cloudy
Evening commute 3/1/19 37F, light wind, cloudy
Morning Commute 3/6/19 17F, 8 mph wind,...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

Sasquatch (OR)______________ 1181 (1368 YTD) ...

Sasquatch (OR)______________ 1181 (1368 YTD)
Bizman (PA) ________________ 1115 (1137 total miles YTD)
CliffordK (OR) _____________ 914 miles, still mostly commuting/utility.
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute 32F, calm winds, sunny ...

Morning Commute 32F, calm winds, sunny

Evening Commute 57F, 12 mph wind, cloudy

Nothing really of note happened, but these 25 temp jumps are making me have to pack way too much extra gear....
Forum: Commuting
02-26-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute 27F, calm winds, sunny ...

Morning Commute 27F, calm winds, sunny

Evening Commute 53F, 4 mph winds, clear

Tundra_Man best of luck with the medical issues.
Forum: Commuting
02-26-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

Sasquatch (OR)______________ 1181 (1368 YTD) ...

Sasquatch (OR)______________ 1181 (1368 YTD)
Bizman (PA) ________________ 1115 (1137 total miles YTD)
CliffordK (OR) _____________ 914 miles, still mostly commuting/utility.
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

Sasquatch (OR)______________ 1181 (1368 YTD) ...

Sasquatch (OR)______________ 1181 (1368 YTD)
Bizman (PA) ________________ 1115 (1137 total miles YTD)
CliffordK (OR) _____________ 914 miles, still mostly commuting/utility.
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute 27F, 9 mph wind, sunny. ...

Morning Commute 27F, 9 mph wind, sunny.

Evening Commute 41F, 2 mph wind, clear

nothing really notable, although I did manage to clean and relube the chain yesterday so it did make my ride...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

Bizman (PA) ________________ 1034 (1056 total...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 1034 (1056 total miles YTD)
Sasquatch (OR)______________ 980 (1182 YTD)
CliffordK (OR) _____________ 914 miles, still mostly commuting/utility.
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute: 38F, 9 mph wind, cloudy ...

Morning Commute: 38F, 9 mph wind, cloudy

Evening Commute: 45F, 6 mph wind, cloudy

Hit the grocery store on the way home and picked up the next three nights dinners. I'm thinking I need to...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

I wear prescription eyeballs and I have the...

I wear prescription eyeballs and I have the transitions lenses so it's not so bad once they adapt.

Evening Commute 44F, calm winds, clear - didn't bother with the gloves or changing into my...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

Bizman (PA) ________________ 998 (1020 total...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 998 (1020 total miles YTD)
Sasquatch (OR)______________ 980 (1182 YTD)
CliffordK (OR) _____________ 914 miles, still mostly commuting/utility.
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Just took the bus yesterday because rain. Back on...

Just took the bus yesterday because rain. Back on the bike today. 32 degrees, calm winds, sunny. It's getting to the sun directly in my eyes in the morning due to heading directly east time of year...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute 27F, 7mph wind, sunny ...

Morning Commute 27F, 7mph wind, sunny

Evening Commute 36F, 11mph wind, overcast

The fire engines from last night were because of a fairly major housefire caused by a bad kerosene heater. So...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Evening Commute 2/18/19 33F 7mph wind. Normal...

Evening Commute 2/18/19 33F 7mph wind. Normal traffic, nothing really exceptional happening until I hit the home stroad (Hurstbourne Pkwy) no less than six fire engines running full code blazing...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Morning Commute 2/18/19 33F, 11mph wind,...

Morning Commute 2/18/19 33F, 11mph wind, flurries - 5.5 miles in 30ish minutes (I forgot to pause Strava when I stopped at the store for breakfast and smokes.) Light traffic but heavy overcast.
Forum: Commuting
02-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

Bizman (PA) ________________ 917 (939 total miles...

Bizman (PA) ________________ 917 (939 total miles YTD)
Sasquatch (OR)______________ 795 (998 YTD)
CliffordK (OR) _____________ 770 miles, still mostly commuting/utility.
augustgarage...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,961
Posted By liampboyle

Yeah, I'm pretty sure the whole reason I had the...

Yeah, I'm pretty sure the whole reason I had the flats was to teach me a lesson for not replacing the pump right away.
Forum: Commuting
02-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

So for the ride home on the 14th it was about...

So for the ride home on the 14th it was about 50F-ish. Morning on the 15th was 37F wind 10 mph, ride home saw 31F and light snow, nothing stuck around though. Today was just a run to the grocery...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

40F and sunny for the ride in. Traffic was...

40F and sunny for the ride in. Traffic was fairly light. Legs felt dead so I ran a gear lower than I normally do for most of the ride. Bright spot of the morning - because the registers were down...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Quiet ride home 37F feels like 33F

Quiet ride home 37F feels like 33F
Forum: Commuting
02-13-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

Heavy rain the last two days, so I just took the...

Heavy rain the last two days, so I just took the bus to work. Today was cold but clear so back on the bike it was: ...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 50,321
Posted By liampboyle

After being off the bike for two days because of...

After being off the bike for two days because of flat tires and heavy rain, back on the bike this morning 6.2 miles of commute + errand running in 22F weather.
Forum: Commuting
02-08-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

CliffordK (OR) _____________ 716 miles, still...

CliffordK (OR) _____________ 716 miles, still mostly commuting/utility.
augustgarage (CA)____________709.6 (741 total) [18/22]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 703 (725 total miles YTD)
Sasquatch...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,961
Posted By liampboyle

Fixed the flats, so back on the road this...

Fixed the flats, so back on the road this morning. Ended up just buying a new tube for the rear wheel (Slime tube from Wallyworld, LBS wasn't open before work when I had time to run in). So far so...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 34,303
Posted By liampboyle

41 rides for 229 miles so far this year according...

41 rides for 229 miles so far this year according to Strava
Forum: Commuting
02-06-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,961
Posted By liampboyle

My son cracked the body of it. Anyway, I...

My son cracked the body of it.

Anyway, I think I found the culprits, VALVE CORES!!!! The cores in the Schrade valves, the one in the front wheel was loose as I had suspected, and the back tire...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,961
Posted By liampboyle

Two local bike shops directly on my route, and...

Two local bike shops directly on my route, and the one, Middletown Cycling, is who I normally go to for repairs (Ross gives me priority since the bicycle is my "primary mode"). I should ask them...
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