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Forum: Commuting
07-08-09, 09:15 AM
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Posted By luckysnafu

First flat of the year on the way to work this...

First flat of the year on the way to work this morning. Thought I had a spare tube but it turned out to have the wrong valve on it. Luckily I was able to patch the tube. I blame the flat on all...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-09, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 238,647
Posted By luckysnafu

+1 to the rain, but not as bad as yesterday...

+1 to the rain, but not as bad as yesterday morning. Last night on my way home I hit rain which I was not really expecting. It's sunny right now, hopefully it stays that way through tonight.
Forum: Commuting
06-24-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By luckysnafu

You obviously didn't ride early this morning. I...

You obviously didn't ride early this morning. I got soaked on the way to work!
Forum: Commuting
06-24-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 238,647
Posted By luckysnafu

Wet ride in this morning, light mist when I left...

Wet ride in this morning, light mist when I left home but raining fairly good by the time I got to work. I'm sick of the rain around here! We've only had one day of full sun in the past 2 weeks. ...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-09, 07:41 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Cool morning with temps in the upper 30s. Took...

Cool morning with temps in the upper 30s. Took it easy but made good time from a nice tailwind. Looking forward to the mid 50s on the way home tonight.
Forum: Commuting
01-23-09, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

First ride of the year for me. Been extremely...

First ride of the year for me. Been extremely cold and snowy here recently and I don't have a mountain bike right now. Roads are clear and it was above 20 this morning, had a nice ride in. Looking...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

A nice, cool ride in this morning. First ride...

A nice, cool ride in this morning. First ride with the Dinotte tail light and it seems that most people were more cautious when passing me. The batteries didn't last the entire ride though (~40...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Left a little earlier this morning and avoided...

Left a little earlier this morning and avoided all the kids and buses. Not as cool as the past couple of days but still nice weather for this late in August.
Forum: Commuting
08-26-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Ugh, back to school day around here which means...

Ugh, back to school day around here which means more traffic and school buses. I almost got taken out twice by the same school bus. The driver decided it would be great to pass me on a downhill...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

A great morning for the commute today. Temps in...

A great morning for the commute today. Temps in the 60s, humidity relatively low and not too much traffic out. I finally got my road bike back after getting the rear hub replaced but haven't had a...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Had a nice ride in this morning. Cooler weather...

Had a nice ride in this morning. Cooler weather and less traffic was great. I am taking the long way home, adding about 4 miles to my regular 10 mile trip.
Forum: Commuting
07-08-08, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Back on the bike today after a week off due to a...

Back on the bike today after a week off due to a head cold/sinus infection/bronchitis cough. Sticky morning for sure. Saw 3-4 other commuters on my way in and got waves from most. Should be a...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-08, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Had to stay a little late last night to avoid the...

Had to stay a little late last night to avoid the storms that rolled through. I put fenders on my commuter about a month ago and I really don't know how I've ridden without them for so long, they...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-08, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

My ride in this morning was very sticky/muggy. I...

My ride in this morning was very sticky/muggy. I was sweating within the first mile or so and was drenched when I arrived at work. I am hoping the storms are out of the area before I head home this...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Hot and humid ride in this morning. Temp was...

Hot and humid ride in this morning. Temp was around 80 when I left home and I was drenched in sweat after my 10 mile ride. First time on the bike since my week long vacation in Bermuda and it's...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-08, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

What a great morning for the ride in; temps in...

What a great morning for the ride in; temps in the 50s, sunny and calm winds. Caught up to a street sweeper on the back, curvy roads and had people in cars passing me and the sweeper around blind...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Cool and breezy morning for the ride in. Left a...

Cool and breezy morning for the ride in. Left a little late and got held up by a couple of buses picking up kids. Got buzzed pretty good by a jetta on one of the back roads and the crazy part is...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-08, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

You need two pairs of work shoes so you can leave...

You need two pairs of work shoes so you can leave a pair at work. It's what I do and it works out great and you won't have to worry about carrying your shoes anymore.
Forum: Commuting
05-05-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Finally a great morning after a crappy rainy...

Finally a great morning after a crappy rainy week. Temps approaching 50, no breeze and sunny. Doesn't get much better for a morning ride. Wasn't trying too hard but still made good time to the...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Yet another great morning to ride in here, temps...

Yet another great morning to ride in here, temps a little warmer in the low 40s. Saw something interesting this morning I have never seen before. While riding on a back road, I saw a mouse...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-08, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Another nice ride to work this morning, third day...

Another nice ride to work this morning, third day in a row this week. Took my alternate route today to mix it up. Temps were warming up nicely and it should get close to 70 by this afternoon.
Forum: Commuting
04-14-08, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

A nice ride in this morning. Temps in the upper...

A nice ride in this morning. Temps in the upper 30's still but not much wind and it was sunny. I warmed up nicely within the first few miles. The cold winter has killed my cyclo computer battery,...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-08, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Absolutely gorgeous weather this AM, sunny and...

Absolutely gorgeous weather this AM, sunny and low 50s with a little breeze! I had the fastest commute of the year and really enjoyed the ride. Looking forward to temps flirting with 70 this...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-08, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Tried a different route this morning and really...

Tried a different route this morning and really enjoyed my ride. Usually I have to deal with a few killer hills but the new route has more gradual climbs. It does add about a mile but I think it's...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-08, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Cool and windy ride in today. I left my...

Cool and windy ride in today. I left my feet/ankle warmers at work last week so my toes were a little cold. Other than that not a bad ride. Windy and mid 40s (F) for the ride home should be nice.
Forum: Commuting
03-13-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

First commute of the year for me as well. I feel...

First commute of the year for me as well. I feel awful for taking so much time off during the winter but I just had so much going on and am in need of a real front headlight (on my list for the fall...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,195
Posted By luckysnafu

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Forum: Commuting
11-14-07, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Beautiful morning for a ride in today. Only day...

Beautiful morning for a ride in today. Only day this week I will be commuting unfortunately. I will be testing out my headlight again tonight. I know that it's not nearly bright enough so I have...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

That seems like a great idea, I think I should...

That seems like a great idea, I think I should start doing that since this is my first winter commuting in New England.

Had a nice ride today, the only ride of the week for me, unfortunately. ...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-07, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Interesting last week of commuting to work here...

Interesting last week of commuting to work here in NC before my move to MA next week. Yesterday on my way to work I got pulled over by a cop for running a red light. Luckily he was nice and just...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Nice, cool morning for the ride in today. Passed...

Nice, cool morning for the ride in today. Passed another commuter at a light but he was gaining on my and almost caught up to me before I turned off. I don't normally see any other commuters,...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Cooler this morning, so it was a nice ride in. ...

Cooler this morning, so it was a nice ride in. Supposed to reach about 90 again this afternoon, another hot ride home. I almost ran over some kids who ran out in front of me on my way home. They...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

I have to say I really enjoyed my time here in NC...

I have to say I really enjoyed my time here in NC (almost 4 years). My gf and I are moving to NE since we both have family up there and want to settle down. The Raleigh area is very nice, but...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-07, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

The ride felt slow this morning but my cycle...

The ride felt slow this morning but my cycle computer said otherwise. I struggled since my legs and body were beat from working on cars all day on Saturday. Warm and humid this morning, I was all...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Finally back on the bike this week after my long...

Finally back on the bike this week after my long road trip last week up the east coast for job interviews and a buddy's wedding in ME. Temps cooled down here, I actually had to wear long sleeves on...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-07, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Another cool morning commute. Yesterday was by...

Another cool morning commute. Yesterday was by far the coolest morning in a long time, I actually wore a short sleeved shirt instead of my sleeveless jersey. Traffic was back to normal this...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-07, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

I agree with Big Ron and tarwheel, humid but felt...

I agree with Big Ron and tarwheel, humid but felt cooler than it has been here. I was waiting at a red light minding my own business this morning when a car hit me from behind. I could not believe...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

I will only get a few miles on the bike in today...

I will only get a few miles on the bike in today since I had to take my car to the shop for an alignment. I did manage to average 20mph though from the shop to work though and I am riding my newer...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-07, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Coolest morning in about two weeks this morning...

Coolest morning in about two weeks this morning due to the rain that came through last night. Gonna get hot again though later on. I am going to get my nice road bike out and give it a workout...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

I agree with the other guys from the Triangle,...

I agree with the other guys from the Triangle, hot and humid this morning with nasty heat for the ride home. Last night was pretty bad, temp was 103 on my way home. I am learning to deal with it by...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-07, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

I will agree with the humid part, nasty here this...

I will agree with the humid part, nasty here this morning as well. I think the idiots left your state and came down here this morning. A town pickup truck was waiting in the left turn lane at a red...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-07, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Extremely humid this morning. I was totally...

Extremely humid this morning. I was totally drenched when I got to work. On Tuesday morning, a guy in a pickup truck followed me when I ran a red light. He was waiting behind me for about a minute...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-07, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Another hot one this morning. Hottest commuting...

Another hot one this morning. Hottest commuting week of my life for sure. I rode every day this week, here were the temps (F) - 97, 99, 102, 104 and today it's already 101. Yesterday on my way...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-07, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

81 degrees at 7:30AM should say enough about my...

81 degrees at 7:30AM should say enough about my morning commute. It is now 96, but at least breezy. Gonna be a grueling ride home for sure, but I will take it easy. My cyclocomputer did better...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Hmm, never thought of that. Yes, my bike is...

Hmm, never thought of that. Yes, my bike is stored in A/C from the time I get home to when I leave for work in the morning. However, it is also stored in A/C all day at work, so I'm not sure if...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-07, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

It actually felt "cool" when I left my apartment...

It actually felt "cool" when I left my apartment this morning. Boy did that feeling end fast, I was drenched in sweat within the first few miles. I have given up on my cyclocomputer, every morning...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-07, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Warm and sticky this morning. Felt good to be...

Warm and sticky this morning. Felt good to be back on the bike though, I took Friday off to do errands and yesterday due to storms. My legs were ready to go and I was cruising to work, made pretty...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-07, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Yes, a beautiful morning it was today. I had a...

Yes, a beautiful morning it was today. I had a nice ride in, but I have to admit it was one of my slowest rides this year. I actually haven't ridden since last Tuesday plus I had to carry my laptop...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-07, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Ugh, warm and very very sticky. Temps around 80...

Ugh, warm and very very sticky. Temps around 80 and humidity sky high means a very sweaty ride. I was dripping when I arrived at work and it took me longer than usual to cool down. More humidity...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-07, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 925,104
Posted By luckysnafu

Light traffic out for my ride in this morning. ...

Light traffic out for my ride in this morning. Temp was higher than I expected and the humidity didn't help. Scattered storms forecast for this afternoon so I am taking my chances. Got caught in...
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