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Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,349
Posted By Phamilton

I donít even remember if I posted a pic of this...

I donít even remember if I posted a pic of this one in this thread but hereís the latest iteration of my Ď83 Voyageur. Iíve been riding it since April and really like it. I have a pair of high flange...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,203
Posted By eggnoggbubble

Hey all thanks for all the pointers! I've spent...

Hey all thanks for all the pointers! I've spent the last couple of mornings on the internet (bad weather facilitates bike research!) and I think I've reached a tentative decision.I've become clearer...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,349
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Finally brought this beauty home. It's a little...

Finally brought this beauty home. It's a little slower than my regular recumbent going up hill, but it flies on level ground, or down hill! Average speeds are 4-5 mph faster (net). :)
...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,779
Posted By golftdi

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I ended up with the Cascadias. (My LBS said the Honjos would be a...
06-20-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,519
Posted By Salamandrine

:lol: Why does no one understand that e-bikes...

:lol: Why does no one understand that e-bikes aren't bikes they are mopeds.

Another way to answer it:

Coworker: "I've heard you know a thing or two about bicycles"
Me: "Well, I guess I do"...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By BobbyG

I work down by Quail Lake and my first week here...

I work down by Quail Lake and my first week here in 1992 I literally ate lunch at the park facing the mountains.
This is the view of Quail Lake a half-block from my office....
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By BobbyG

Again, Bike Turns Errand Into Adventure...

...and the good kind of adventure!

It was time for routine maintenance on the car. So yesterday, I dressed in my commute kit, put the bike in the back of the SUV, and drove to the dealership...
06-18-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,499
Posted By ja1124

One last hurdle...

In addition to the 10 post minimum, there is a limit of 5 posts in any 24 hour period. :notamused:

And now, without further delay...

...
06-17-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,607
Posted By brian3069

My Specialized Hardrock beater. The VO Tourist...

My Specialized Hardrock beater. The VO Tourist bars and the 26 x 2.125 slick tires are new. The handlebars replaced a set of steel North Road bars from a Schwinn Collegiate. I was a pleasantly...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,157
Posted By here hold my ha

Coasting.

Coasting.
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,990
Posted By robert schlatte

I built a New Albion Privateer last fall as a...

I built a New Albion Privateer last fall as a commuter. I wanted a steel frame to replace my old Schwinn Voyageur that broke. I considered a Soma Pescadero but it was more expensive. The Privateer is...
06-16-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,499
Posted By ja1124

My return to the club...

I am pleased to announce that after a six-year search, I have found a replacement for my stolen 1995 Multitrack 700. Based on the color scheme, I believe it is a 1991 model 720.

I have fewer than...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,349
Posted By dickbandit

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1995 Trek 830 with moustache bars and now with...
06-16-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,607
Posted By dickbandit

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This is my 1995 Trek 830 daily commuter. Just...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,415
Posted By DiabloScott

Doodoo-do dooooooo Doodoo- do dooooooooo.

Doodoo-do dooooooo
Doodoo- do dooooooooo.
06-14-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By NomarsGirl

Heading out to get in a (hopefully) long ride...

Heading out to get in a (hopefully) long ride today. Got roped into taking my 92 year old mom to a graduation party tomorrow on what is supposed to be a beautiful day. I guess I can ride in the...
06-14-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By Maelochs

I was going to suggest this but PGHNeil beat me...

I was going to suggest this but PGHNeil beat me to it. Elliptical trainers are great low-impact exercise devices----recumbent stationary bikes are good to but the trainer works a lot more of the...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By RoadKill

You don't need all new cycling gear for the ride...

You don't need all new cycling gear for the ride home. I hang up shorts and shirt in my cube to dry through the day and re-wear for ride home, never stinky because it started out clean and dry in the...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,349
Posted By Ged117

1990 Voyageur touring bike

I've been riding my Voyageur touring bike to work since I sold my Norco hybrid. The double butted and lugged steel frame makes for a great ride feel. I just wish our roads were in better shape. My...
06-11-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,628
Posted By SamSpade1941

The P38 was ok but those in the know managed to...

The P38 was ok but those in the know managed to acquire its bigger brother the P51 . I still have a P51 in my gear somewhere.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 11:46 AM
06-09-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 844
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

We fought for this and got it.

I love my job.

https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2019/05/09/new-bike-pedestrian-trails-will-connect-to-pittsburg-bart/
06-09-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 804
Posted By SamSpade1941

Glad you have it sorted I was gonna say I have a...

Glad you have it sorted I was gonna say I have a nice Sakae SX triple with 165 mm arms if you were interested, but since you now have everything in hand all is well ...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,948
Posted By matimeo

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It worked great- just sawed off a little of the end, filed the edge...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,276
Posted By alloo

So I rode both ways today. I felt good going to...

So I rode both ways today. I felt good going to work. Coming home, I was a little slower because of the wind, and the rain that we had today. The cherry creek trail was flooded so I rode on surface...
05-30-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,950
Posted By BobbyG

Or you could let some one carry your cheese while...

Or you could let some one carry your cheese while they follow you in a car. Then you'd have...SAG Paneer!
Forum: Commuting
05-30-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By rumrunn6

blue pedals are cool :thumb: ...

blue pedals are cool :thumb:

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05-30-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,265
Posted By cyccommute

How over the top do you want? It’s a dull...

How over the top do you want?

It’s a dull grey frame but that doesn’t mean it has to be a dull bike. I’ve matched just about everything I can with the decal scheme
...
05-30-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By livedarklions

If it's old and you like it, it's vintage. If...

If it's old and you like it, it's vintage. If it's old and lots of people like it, it's classic.

If it's old and nobody likes it, it's trash.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,200
Posted By wgscott

As if the front tire ever goes flat.

As if the front tire ever goes flat.
05-28-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,639
Posted By ramzilla

Who needs straps and clamps and clips and blah...

Who needs straps and clamps and clips and blah blah blah blah blah on pedals. Just go out and have fun riding around. YAY!
05-28-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,265
Posted By jadocs

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05-28-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,265
Posted By AlmostTrick

Maybe not "bling", but certainly many would balk...

Maybe not "bling", but certainly many would balk at the $62 per tire price tag. Actually, the ride is like bling.
...
05-28-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,265
Posted By DHPflaumer

Honjo/Simworks Brass Fenders. They're sort of...

Honjo/Simworks Brass Fenders. They're sort of ridiculously expensive but also they look like they were made for this bike. They're almost certainly the next most expensive thing on the bike outside...
05-27-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,441
Posted By StanSeven

Thread closed

Thread closed
05-27-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,613
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

:wtf::foo::troll::50::beer::bday::roflmao:

:wtf::foo::troll::50::beer::bday::roflmao:
05-26-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By KraneXL

The only reason I feel a lot more people don't...

The only reason I feel a lot more people don't help in situation described here, is that their efforts are assumed redundant. It stands to reason that if you live in the more rural areas you would...
05-26-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,707
Posted By TimothyH

Which was it? Paved or gravel? Skills with...

Which was it? Paved or gravel?

Skills with Phil helped me tremendously with gravel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrHWdScZ0Uo
05-24-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By spinnaker

Someone actaully stopped!

Was out on a ride today. Came across the remains of an accident that I ran through yesterday. Yesterday I did not realize what it was until too late, Shards of glass from a taillight.

...
05-23-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,441
Posted By smoore

Agree. I am a short guy with short arms and 28"...

Agree. I am a short guy with short arms and 28" inseam. I can ride a 49 but only if it comes with a TT no longer than 51cm max. Which means a 48cm or 44cm is generally what fits me best. Women...
05-23-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,950
Posted By rgconner

Ok, but how do you pronounce...

Ok, but how do you pronounce "shibboleth"?
05-23-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,950
Posted By BobbyG

Bread Bags, Platoons and the Definitive Way to Pronounce 'Pannier'...

Russ Roca from the "Path Less Pedalled" goes above and beyond to get to the bottom of the 'pannier' pronunciation issue. (Although 'the bottom of the pannier' would technically be a 'cul-de-sac'.)
...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By MMACH 5

I'm car-free, so I ride everyday. Ironically,...

I'm car-free, so I ride everyday. Ironically, I've not ridden to work on Ride to Work Day in years. I take a vacation day and hand out breakfast tacos to other bicycle commuters, then I give a...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,568
Posted By no motor?

"Don't panic"!:)

"Don't panic"!:)
Forum: Commuting
05-20-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,382
Posted By wphamilton

I do that also, not only for the ozone but also...

I do that also, not only for the ozone but also the wrapper helps to keep things from catching and poking into it when I shove stuff in. Also if you put the stick-on patches in there it keeps them...
05-20-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,629
Posted By jlaw

Steel is real, but.. Wood is Good. ...

Steel is real, but..

Wood is Good.

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05-20-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,629
Posted By berner

Not yet mentioned, in this era of the need for...

Not yet mentioned, in this era of the need for sustainability, is the fact that steel and even aluminum frames can be recycled. I wonder if anyone else has noticed how most everything we buy comes in...
05-19-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,152
Posted By Wilmingtech

Bike Upgrade Time? Always. (Is that even a...

Bike Upgrade Time?

Always. (Is that even a question?)
05-15-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,607
Posted By Mogens

This began as a Trek 730 Multitrack, now it's...

This began as a Trek 730 Multitrack, now it's something else. I'm going to need to address the crank, but it's riding really well and my wife loves it.

...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,382
Posted By Skipjacks

You rookies... Helium is what you put in the...

You rookies...

Helium is what you put in the pump.

It makes the bike lighter.

Duh....:50:

The hard part is getting the hydrogen fusion reactor working to create the helium....
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