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07-22-19, 04:59 AM
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Posted By nuxx

You don't need to think about that at all... I'm...

You don't need to think about that at all... I'm capable of fitting a bike :P ...and yes I've grown in the ~13 years since... but it might be 58cm... I just can't recall right now.

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07-22-19, 03:00 AM
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Posted By nuxx

I think it might be 56cm... I got it quite a few...

I think it might be 56cm... I got it quite a few years ago. But it does the job of being a rainy day bike/park in the street bike vs all my composites :)
07-22-19, 12:43 AM
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Posted By nuxx

Just 6í3Ē :P

Just 6í3Ē :P
Forum: Touring
07-20-19, 04:54 PM
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Posted By nuxx

Just returned from a trek to Germany and back. ...

Just returned from a trek to Germany and back.

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07-20-19, 04:49 PM
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Posted By nuxx

Revitalised my trusty old 7.6 FX last year. New...

Revitalised my trusty old 7.6 FX last year. New wheels, seatpost and whatnot. I should take better pictures of it.
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Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 02:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Well... it's hard to disagree with that...

Well... it's hard to disagree with that assessment to be fair:
...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Hmmm... primarily biking impacts personal health...

Hmmm... primarily biking impacts personal health and local environments (both quite dramatically too!)... however the resulting peripherary displacement of motor traffic in a climate context is an...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Thank you for that clarification, it seems my...

Thank you for that clarification, it seems my suspicions weren't far off - then it does make for an inaccurate/unfair representation of bike-congestion... albeit it shows the potential effects of...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Some visiting US actor type whose mother is...

Some visiting US actor type whose mother is Danish providing a little biking mood shot: https://www.instagram.com/p/By4dBo7FQ0J/ :D
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

I can't speak for that particular location, but...

I can't speak for that particular location, but according to the material I linked to above, roughly 25% of the new traffic on the suburban -> downtown cycle highways here is replacing car traffic....
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Now THAT is a civilized and rational...

Now THAT is a civilized and rational society.[/QUOTE]

Hehe, the scooter companies are getting desperate, check out their reply to the regulation in this awkwardly google translated article...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Then picture the spatial parking requirement for...

Then picture the spatial parking requirement for the same amount of single driver cars, the corresponding pollution and road infrastructure, consider the impact both have on both public health and...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

I dunno where your post went, but I appreciate...

I dunno where your post went, but I appreciate the understanding of where I'm coming from and also the forbearance with my pride in our system :p
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

I have great respect for the many individuals...

I have great respect for the many individuals here who commute by bike in automotive infrastructures, that takes dedication... I guess I'm just peeved when the few urban centres that truly embrace...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

I'm so glad we were afforded this valuable...

I'm so glad we were afforded this valuable contribution.
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Because it means everyone is buying into it,...

Because it means everyone is buying into it, everyone shares a cyclist mentality... the city governance in particular, which actively favours cyclists over motor traffic in planning. Yes it does mean...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Thatís really the case 95% of the time in...

Thatís really the case 95% of the time in Copenhagen despite what you may gauge from those images of peak congestion being proliferated. I didnít build this...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

In a metropolitan context I would totally...

In a metropolitan context I would totally classify New York (at least Lower Manhattan where I did most of the walking) as a walking nirvana... just as CPH is easily bicycle-commuting heaven compared...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

zenolee I hear what you're saying... it's a bit...

zenolee I hear what you're saying... it's a bit like being a straggling tourist on the sidewalks in New York or Tokyo you're gonna piss of a lot of more proficient pedestrians... when you're in a...
06-13-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

Haha, no wonder I mistook them for Race Face...

Haha, no wonder I mistook them for Race Face Chester pedals... THEY USE THE SAME MOLD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCopzzuDP70 ! :D
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,982,519
Posted By nuxx

: ) )

: ) )
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 17,349
Posted By nuxx

Currently at 4 bikes Homebrew Carbon Di2...

Currently at 4 bikes

Homebrew Carbon Di2 flatbar commuter
Giant Composite hardtail MTB
Trek Madone road bike
Trek FX 7.6 hybrid

...and IT'S NOT ENOUGH... plotting a fixie build and eyeing an...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

...yes - I'm sorry about that >_< I'm...

...yes - I'm sorry about that >_<



I'm a little surprised at UK'ers being more "bike-aware" than people in CPH? You can't really survive CPH without being attuned to cycling, there's more bikes...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,982,519
Posted By nuxx

What a peach! These seem to do purple/pink...

What a peach! These seem to do purple/pink options: https://www.etsy.com/dk-en/shop/LondonCraftwork/items?section_id=21304413 might be worth a shot? :D
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

I really disliked (and was disappointed with)...

I really disliked (and was disappointed with) biking in Amsterdam... trekking across the Netherlands was alright but not really indicative - didnít experience Utrecht - but itís basically a large...
06-05-19, 03:54 PM
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Posted By nuxx

Aha, that's more like it... but granted, also not...

Aha, that's more like it... but granted, also not very hybrid-y :P
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

Pretty sure thatís an appropriated car lane...

Pretty sure thatís an appropriated car lane though? They also have substantial 2-wheel motor traffic mingled in with resulting high accident rates... so... hardly commendable :)
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,785
Posted By nuxx

I raise you the busiest in the world (40k/daily):...

I raise you the busiest in the world (40k/daily): https://vimeo.com/141516172 ...itís actually on my daily commute!
06-05-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 210,555
Posted By nuxx

What I did for my hybrid today was noticing its...

What I did for my hybrid today was noticing its front wheel was flat and going for the MTB instead not having time to fix it this morning...

Not so hybrid today:
...
06-05-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 210,555
Posted By nuxx

SD70 as mentioned crank bros are always an...

SD70 as mentioned crank bros are always an excellent choice but if youíre more budget conscious (and also depending on your colour scheme) Race Face Chester composite pedals are an excellent value...
06-05-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

Makes me wonder why you don't upgrade/replace it...

Makes me wonder why you don't upgrade/replace it with a more efficient option - unless your commute includes gravel? But even then an actual cross bike might still be preferable?



I think...
06-05-19, 07:08 AM
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Posted By nuxx

Hmmm... this is in no way a critique, merely...

Hmmm... this is in no way a critique, merely curious discussion; I appreciate that even Giant is marketing the Roam 3 as a hybrid'ish bike... but it's making me question how far it really is from my...
06-02-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7,411
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Posted By nuxx

Looks a lot like Race Face Chester pedals to me.

Looks a lot like Race Face Chester pedals to me.
05-30-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By nuxx

Maybe a set of Hunt Trailwide?

Maybe a set of Hunt Trailwide?
05-30-19, 06:18 PM
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Views: 1,818
Posted By nuxx

PumpedUpKicks Thanks for your reply! Here in...

PumpedUpKicks Thanks for your reply! Here in Denmark it's all forest trails - but I do enjoy the speed, hence the hardtail. Yet I wouldn't say racing is a priority as I use it quite...
05-29-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

StuBerger - that looks like a very comfortable...

StuBerger - that looks like a very comfortable and efficient ride - I've been wondering - how well does that IsoSpeed decoupler thing actually work in praxis? Neither my Madone road bike nor FX 7.6...
05-29-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By nuxx

Giant XTC - new wheels?

Just had my white lady (Giant XTC Composite 29'er) prepped for the summer (teardown/cleanup, new cassette, drivetrain, breakwires... the works..)... and she's very smooth again - but I can't help but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,205
Posted By nuxx

^ :injured:

^
:injured:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,205
Posted By nuxx

That is a trippy/unique and very personal build -...

That is a trippy/unique and very personal build - really appreciate the nonconformist attitude in building the bike for yourself, and not to satisfy opinionated forumites. That gearshift placement is...
05-23-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

Well t_e_r_r_y the Sirrus series are hybrid...

Well t_e_r_r_y the Sirrus series are hybrid geometry frames to begin with, you got platform pedals on there... no front-derailleur and a fairly upright riding position (dat lift on your dropbar)......
Forum: Commuting
05-02-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,982,519
Posted By nuxx

Thanks for the kind words. Indeed, the ambition...

Thanks for the kind words. Indeed, the ambition is to attain the highest performance factor reasonably possible for my daily driver. I'm still looking to upgrade the saddle, stem and barends. There...
04-30-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

That is really sleek indeed... Let's have a 1x11...

That is really sleek indeed... Let's have a 1x11 race! :D

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Forum: Introductions
04-16-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By nuxx

Unlike the Di2 stuff? That's the whole point...

Unlike the Di2 stuff? That's the whole point mate... and it rides crazy so definitely not wasted regardless ;)


Hmm, haven't noticed the clothing line specifically - but FOCUS is a fairly common...
04-15-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

Yeah looks like a slick candidate! Thanks :)

Yeah looks like a slick candidate! Thanks :)
04-13-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

finch204 My bike thanks you for the compliment. I...

finch204 My bike thanks you for the compliment. I had some arguably more positionally appropriate composite BBB Barends before, but they proved a bit fragile and I managed to crack one of them. These...
04-09-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,181,553
Posted By nuxx

Thanks, yeah it accelerates pretty nuts... ample...

Thanks, yeah it accelerates pretty nuts... ample to hit those car-attuned light signal timings for green waves :)
Forum: Commuting
04-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,683
Posted By nuxx

Ah... fair enough... seemed likely you'd have...

Ah... fair enough... seemed likely you'd have missed it on the previous page... unless you haven't deactivated endless scrolling of course :D

And thanks, it feels sharp too - I built it on my own...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,683
Posted By nuxx

But in the spirit of the thread... here's an...

But in the spirit of the thread... here's an updated NOW... chilling out in the living room with nearly matching speakers!
...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,683
Posted By nuxx

It's on the previous page, and spawned the...

It's on the previous page, and spawned the conversation about the location :)
Forum: Introductions
04-04-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By nuxx

It's going to be one intense beast eventually :P

It's going to be one intense beast eventually :P
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