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02-10-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Prestonxvx

Good read. I actually got a subsription to this...

Good read. I actually got a subsription to this magazine out of the blue...
02-07-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,823
Posted By Prestonxvx

I don't see a problem with running shorts, I wear...

I don't see a problem with running shorts, I wear cycling shorts under baggies every day and have never had a problem for years
Forum: Commuting
02-07-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,852
Posted By Prestonxvx

I wear the same pair of shorts on my way to work...

I wear the same pair of shorts on my way to work and on the ride back and wash them every two days. It doesn't seem to effect me in any negative way and the shorts I usually wear have to be at least...
Forum: Southeast
02-04-12, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By Prestonxvx

It varies, sometimes I'll go two or three weeks...

It varies, sometimes I'll go two or three weeks without a day off which makes training or faster paced and / or longer mile group rides a pain in the ass.
Indeed the streets are pretty scary because...
02-03-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,550
Posted By Prestonxvx

I don't know what auto companies are thinking but...

I don't know what auto companies are thinking but when I'm flying past cars in the streets I feel like a badass, and a lot of people think I'm a badass too.
Cars suck big time.
02-02-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,649,406
Posted By Prestonxvx

My average speed commuting is 20mph or more with...

My average speed commuting is 20mph or more with tailwinds. Riding on the sidewalk sucks for me. It tears up my bike, I get stuck behind bums on rusty unkept bikes, or old farts, or kids walking....
Forum: Commuting
02-02-12, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By Prestonxvx

I do it

I do it
Forum: Commuting
01-31-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By Prestonxvx

That's what I figure. I'm not really worried at...

That's what I figure. I'm not really worried at all. I work 7 days a week generally but am going to take tomorrow as my cycling break.
I'm used to cycling high numbers of miles but for some reason...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By Prestonxvx

Energy

So I have been cycle commuting for a number of years however this is the first year that I've been cycling more than 30 miles a day, every day, 7 days a week with minimal days off.
I've been upping...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,731
Posted By Prestonxvx

Smoothies rule. Heres my daily. Two or...

Smoothies rule. Heres my daily.

Two or three bananas
8 large strawberries
Orange juice
Soy or almond milk
Two big scoops of peanut butter

Some variations include soy yogurt, ground flax...
Forum: Southeast
01-31-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By Prestonxvx

Sarasota / Bradenton

Anyone from the area? I just moved down here. I commute every day 7 days a week 12 miles each way. I'm looking for group rides, bike co ops, anything cycling. Maybe someone to meet up with or just...
01-31-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 403,696
Posted By Prestonxvx

Its all good. As far as things I own that aren't...

Its all good. As far as things I own that aren't bikes I can fit everything in one medium sized box.
I would like to spend less on food and things however especially now that I've just started...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-12, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,106
Posted By Prestonxvx

In my messenger bag I carry: A tool kit (various...

In my messenger bag I carry: A tool kit (various hex wrenches, tire levers, a tube, a patch kit, a knife, a pump, some zip ties, some tape), an energy bar of some sort, pants, shoes, a shirt,...
01-30-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 403,696
Posted By Prestonxvx

You guys are making me feel guilty that sometimes...

You guys are making me feel guilty that sometimes I go out to eat
Forum: Commuting
01-30-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,430
Posted By Prestonxvx

Holy ****, where do I get this?

Holy ****, where do I get this?
Forum: Commuting
01-30-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,314
Posted By Prestonxvx

I hate the feeling of wearing cycling shorts, a...

I hate the feeling of wearing cycling shorts, a jersey, and tennis shoes. To me that'd be like playing soccer on the pitch without cleats.
I like the feeling of being clipped in, especially when I'm...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-12, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 106,905
Posted By Prestonxvx

A bit cold on the way in, had a head wind the...

A bit cold on the way in, had a head wind the entire time. I wore my jacket but then overheated (I think I hate wearing jackets unless its 40 or below)
Locked up in front of the restraunt and...
01-30-12, 06:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,675
Posted By Prestonxvx

Drive thrus at restaurants won't let you go...

Drive thrus at restaurants won't let you go through because A) they have a policy on that usually and B) there is a weight censor at the drive thru that will not go off for anything less than 1000...
01-30-12, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,855
Posted By Prestonxvx

You're a hippie for sure.... and a commie!

You're a hippie for sure.... and a commie!
Forum: Commuting
01-30-12, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 106,905
Posted By Prestonxvx

On my way in yesterday I thought I was late,...

On my way in yesterday I thought I was late, hammered the entire way there, ended up being an hour early. Sooo I went down the street and got some lunch before work and that was nice.
On my way back...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 10,611
Posted By Prestonxvx

Scoatw: I have experienced many people stopping...

Scoatw: I have experienced many people stopping their cars and trying to fight me. Both here in Florida and in Michigan where I used to live.
Its for this reason that I have taken an oath to myself...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 10,611
Posted By Prestonxvx

Usually anywhere in the projects sucks and will...

Usually anywhere in the projects sucks and will not understand your need to have a safe bicycle.
I live in a high crime area and usually if I do anything out of the ordinary, someone will get pissed...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,430
Posted By Prestonxvx

Clipless pedals and shoes. Full fenders, which...

Clipless pedals and shoes.
Full fenders, which I thought would never fit on my 23c road bike.... But they did
01-28-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,693
Posted By Prestonxvx

I usually hammer my way to work because its fun....

I usually hammer my way to work because its fun. That said, I've always hated upright bars and preferred drop bars. I don't ride in drops, I ride on the hoods.
That said, I use my commute home as...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-12, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,505
Posted By Prestonxvx

Good thing you didn't hit the pole!! You always...

Good thing you didn't hit the pole!! You always record when you ride?
Forum: Commuting
01-26-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 106,905
Posted By Prestonxvx

Yesterday I had a bit of a tailwind. I just...

Yesterday I had a bit of a tailwind. I just started a new job so I'm finding the same people in the same places. I always pass by a sign waving lady dressed up like the statue of liberty and salute...
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