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12-29-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By erig007

Tried poggies for a while but this is exactly the...

Tried poggies for a while but this is exactly the reason why i've settled on mitten instead.
12-03-16, 10:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,852
Posted By erig007

Tried many but i've settled on the woolpower...

Tried many but i've settled on the woolpower balaclava 400 (70% merino, 30% polyamide) for below 20F and balaclava 200 for above. I use a dustmask to cover my nose and lips. Very happy with this...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-16, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,009
Posted By erig007

It's probably the saddle. I have experienced sit...

It's probably the saddle. I have experienced sit bone pain with some saddles requiring hours of painful riding until the pain goes away. Other saddles were painless from the start.
Your saddle looks...
Forum: Touring
03-11-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,596
Posted By erig007

I agree with FBinNY post #2...

I agree with FBinNY post #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) , from basic physics courses go with pedals that offer the biggest and flattest surface area in contact...
03-11-16, 10:49 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,911
Posted By erig007

Easy. Someone riding a bicycle on a bumpy road...

Easy. Someone riding a bicycle on a bumpy road while singing...do wa diddy diddy....diddy... ;)

The hardest part is to figure out which song fit into... do wa diddy diddy ... diddy...
03-11-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,911
Posted By erig007

As if knowing the speed of dark.....matter :lol:

As if knowing the speed of dark.....matter :lol:
03-11-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,911
Posted By erig007

Why don't we eat sunlight (instead of...

Why don't we eat sunlight (instead of chicken....without soap)?
03-11-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,911
Posted By erig007

Both, mostly on the left side.

Both, mostly on the left side.
Forum: Commuting
03-11-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,409
Posted By erig007

I wear crocs shoes during summer, i confess :lol:

I wear crocs shoes during summer, i confess :lol:
03-10-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,017
Posted By erig007

+1

+1
03-08-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,780
Posted By erig007

This gives you the opportunity to buy a bike more...

This gives you the opportunity to buy a bike more often ;)
03-07-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,756
Posted By erig007

ebike?

ebike?
03-06-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,780
Posted By erig007

That's what street light poles are for ;). Some...

That's what street light poles are for ;). Some bike racks not even being attached to the ground in order to be removed more easily during winter :rolleyes:
Thieves could make a fortune stealing...
03-05-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,780
Posted By erig007

You haven't seen the mul-t-lock e18h. About twice...

You haven't seen the mul-t-lock e18h. About twice as big and heavy as yours, too big even for me :lol:
(I sent the e18h back because the key looked weak and not as secure as the one from the abloy...
03-05-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,780
Posted By erig007

The PL350 is grade 5, data regarding how long it...

The PL350 is grade 5, data regarding how long it takes to cut, saw, blow, drill... (according to the standard) are here ...
03-02-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,789
Posted By erig007

Sure, plastic is good, it helps keeping the skin...

Sure, plastic is good, it helps keeping the skin fresh longer. No need for a plastic surgeon :lol:
Forum: Commuting
02-25-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,425
Posted By erig007

First bike that came to my mind. No need i know...

First bike that came to my mind. No need i know :lol:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2585/3897395004_c0c8917f53_z.jpg
02-24-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,789
Posted By erig007

The only cycling plastic bottle i have bought in...

The only cycling plastic bottle i have bought in my life was the camelbak podium chill and the taste was so horrible that it is the reason why i avoid plastic bottles at all cost. ( i got dizzy...
02-23-16, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,789
Posted By erig007

I bet we have the same ss bottle. Taste isn't...

I bet we have the same ss bottle. Taste isn't much noticeable if filled before riding but longer than a few hours and it starts to be noticeable. Which shows that there are some leaks.
02-23-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,789
Posted By erig007

yep. It's no different than an insulated bottle....

yep. It's no different than an insulated bottle. You get small capacity but keep it fresh longer. With a pannier it starts to become interesting as you can bring big bottles. My most used one is a...
02-23-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,789
Posted By erig007

There are plenty of ways to protect a glass...

There are plenty of ways to protect a glass bottle. For impacts the one that worked well for me was to go the helmet way: rigid outer layer-softer inner layer : duct tape-bubble wrap (+ a fancy...
02-23-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,789
Posted By erig007

That way you'll just change the taste from...

That way you'll just change the taste from plastic to metal (or plastic if there is some coating inside). My ss bottles are no match to my glass bottles. With filtered water it's easy to notice the...
02-22-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,789
Posted By erig007

i reuse old glass bottles and insulate them. No...

i reuse old glass bottles and insulate them. No smell even after a few days other than the water itself.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-16, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,917
Posted By erig007

Marmot precip use coatings instead of laminates...

Marmot precip use coatings instead of laminates that are used in the Marmot Essence for instance which means that the waterproof layer will likely be uneven and air permeability far less than for a...
02-19-16, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,892
Posted By erig007

Without?? :lol: ...

Without?? :lol:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2625/3986325524_50f29fa218_z.jpg?zz=1
02-19-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,122
Posted By erig007

I remember when i first got my noseless saddle i...

I remember when i first got my noseless saddle i got a lot of things (discomfort on the wrists, legs...) because of the improperly adjusted saddle but no numbness in the groin area and it took me...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,917
Posted By erig007

I'm pretty happy with the Marmot Essence, it...

I'm pretty happy with the Marmot Essence, it handles 3hrs showers nicely for me but i'm not in an area where it rains constantly so i don't know.
About the minimalist jacket I know someone that has...
02-19-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,706
Posted By erig007

Nice, what about a pocket in the bootcover on the...

Nice, what about a pocket in the bootcover on the top of toes area for a heat pack?
02-19-16, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,706
Posted By erig007

You're in Minnesota, there are excellent mukluks...

You're in Minnesota, there are excellent mukluks made in Minnesota. Did a ride like yours (as long and about the same temp, ride started at -18F) last week wearing these mukluks and had to go for...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,742
Posted By erig007

A windy/sunny 0f/-18C the last 1/2hr of the ride,...

A windy/sunny 0f/-18C the last 1/2hr of the ride, 17:
1 helmet, 1 balaclava, 1 base layer top, 1 jacket, 2 thin and thick long johns, 1 pants, 2 socks, 2 mukluks, 4 glove liners and mittens, 2...
02-11-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,122
Posted By erig007

Guys you didn't get it, it's way harder than it...

Guys you didn't get it, it's way harder than it looks. All this tests must be done at the same time not one after another. One must ride, walk and swim in the swimming pool at the same time. The...
Forum: Touring
02-08-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,306
Posted By erig007

I don't have this problem with the Marmot Essence...

I don't have this problem with the Marmot Essence as it has some velcro at the back of the hood allowing to limit the impact of the hood on peripheral vision.
02-05-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,270
Posted By erig007

I'm riding an hydrid and we've the same weight....

I'm riding an hydrid and we've the same weight. What happen to the prohubx2 is that it lost padding after about a year and the plastic sheet that is inside the 2 small noses broke. No big deal since...
02-03-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,017
Posted By erig007

Is your lock a mul-t-lock? I bought both the...

Is your lock a mul-t-lock? I bought both the abloy PL362 and the mul-t-lock e18h and the mul-t-lock one is way bigger and heavier than the PL362. Kept the 362 and sent back the e18h.
It's probably...
01-30-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,270
Posted By erig007

Noseless saddles like mine the prohub x2 will...

Noseless saddles like mine the prohub x2 will avoid any contact with the perineum. Since the seat area is flat sit bone width doesn't matter. The only requirements are that your handlebar must be...
01-30-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By erig007

Don't know for you but i'm riding with the same...

Don't know for you but i'm riding with the same "summer" helmet all year long including during (Canadian) winter. "Winter" helmets seems to me a solution in search of a problem. Layering take care of...
Forum: Commuting
01-20-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,501
Posted By erig007

It's not impossible i did it to mine. My...

It's not impossible i did it to mine. My snowmobile gloves were good down to about 25F mostly because of wind going through. Now they are good down to 0-5F with some modifications.
But your point is...
Forum: Commuting
01-20-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,501
Posted By erig007

My snowmobile gloves are good down to about 0-5F...

My snowmobile gloves are good down to about 0-5F but they are quite bulky and modified. I don't use them anymore since i prefer mitts. Pogies/bar mitts are also good but not for me because they have...
01-18-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By erig007

A reusable helmet maybe ...

A reusable helmet maybe
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/headkayse-a-game-changer-in-cycle-helmet-safety#/
01-17-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By erig007

Have you tried one while riding a bike at least? ...

Have you tried one while riding a bike at least?
Here is a clue...little to no venting.
Forum: Touring
01-07-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By erig007

Alright will reduce the loudness of my next DIY...

Alright will reduce the loudness of my next DIY alarm then. The speaker would not fit on my bike anyway :D

http://www.noiseaddicts.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/was3000-2small.jpg
Forum: Touring
01-07-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By erig007

You can do it yourself. It's not that hard to do....

You can do it yourself. It's not that hard to do. I remember building one when i was in high school or was it before?
Anyway, here it is
DIY Motion Sensor Alarm System...
01-06-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,190
Posted By erig007

The world is full of businesses that haven't seen...

The world is full of businesses that haven't seen the change coming. I get that you're skeptical but we're talking about the future right?
What happen in labs usually give a good idea of what to...
01-05-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,190
Posted By erig007

Check the numbers. Best solar cells reach...

Check the numbers.
Best solar cells reach 380W/m in labs, won't be long before modules reach 48% efficiency and certainly more later
Compound Semiconductor - News...
01-05-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,195
Posted By erig007

All chains aren't equal (pewag chain in the video...

All chains aren't equal (pewag chain in the video below seems to have a hardness of about rockwell 63 and an abus magnum chain of about rockwell 65??, the most badass looking chain was cut in seconds...
01-03-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 214,362
Posted By erig007

Lonely are the brave (1962) - 8/10 The walk...

Lonely are the brave (1962) - 8/10
The walk (2015) - 8/10
A werewolf boy (2012) - 7.5/10
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By erig007

Embrace the dark side of the F.... Frediness...

Embrace the dark side of the F.... Frediness http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-sw018.gif
01-03-16, 01:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,936
Posted By erig007

Got a few ideas with solutions that don't...

Got a few ideas with solutions that don't requires to stop or aim at the dogs (not tried)
-throw on the ground a balloon filled with black pepper while riding (ninja style) (the cloud of black...
01-02-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,238
Posted By erig007

Would make sense my pants don't have back pockets.

Would make sense my pants don't have back pockets.
01-02-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,238
Posted By erig007

Same here. I have some of their midweights and...

Same here. I have some of their midweights and heavyweights and none have developed holes.
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