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Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By pdlamb

I smile every time I drop the car off and answer...

I smile every time I drop the car off and answer the question, "No, I don't need a shuttle, I've got a bike instead."
06-19-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 52,678
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi Machka, Immediately before this post to...

Hi Machka,

Immediately before this post to your thread, I noted that you had just responded to a current thread on Fifty-Plus in which Rowan has been put forward as a standard bearer of head...
06-19-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 52,678
Posted By Machka

We've also started a weekly Pilates class run by...

We've also started a weekly Pilates class run by a local physiothe****** organisation. It's a very small class and we've got our own programs.

Mine is to get my right hip and lower back in action...
06-19-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 52,678
Posted By Machka

A little milestone .... 3 days of cycling in a...

A little milestone .... 3 days of cycling in a row AND we made it to the end of the Cycleway 2 days in a row!! :)


Friday - Rowan and I got out for a short ride late in the day. It was a lazy day...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By Darth Lefty

'course a cotton t-shirt works better for making...

'course a cotton t-shirt works better for making yourself into a swamp cooler...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
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...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By fietsbob

front top of the wheel pannier rack , stretch net...

front top of the wheel pannier rack , stretch net to D rings on the bags , I'm good to go..

take & bake is on my way home ..
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By DiabloScott

Doodoo-do dooooooo Doodoo- do dooooooooo.

Doodoo-do dooooooo
Doodoo- do dooooooooo.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By Kedosto

Cold pizza ó the Breakfast of Champions. ...

Cold pizza ó the Breakfast of Champions.


-Kedosto
06-14-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,431
Posted By Maelochs

Depends.

Depends.
06-14-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By indyfabz

My plan for this weekend is to hop a 6:10 a.m....

My plan for this weekend is to hop a 6:10 a.m. flight to Missoula, MT tomorrow morning to start a two-week tour through the northwest part of the state that also includes two days in ID. Bike will be...
06-14-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By Riveting

Clip on aero bars (mounted on drop bars) give me...

Clip on aero bars (mounted on drop bars) give me all the positions I need to alleviate hand, wrist, tricep, back, neck, and shoulder fatigue on 100+ mile rides. Not sure if clip-on aero bars are a...
06-13-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By ZIPP2001

Be one with the bike !

Well it was one of those days where I could have been a tad more focused, but then again I still had a ton of fun. From being to cautious on some descents and not focused enough and picking the...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By no motor?

Minimalist or not, I think the one thing we'd all...

Minimalist or not, I think the one thing we'd all agree on is a backup pair of underwear at work is the minimum to keep there when commuting.
06-13-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,873
Posted By Sojodave

I'll admit it, I talk to cycling to everyone...

I'll admit it, I talk to cycling to everyone whether they like it or not. If somebody doesn't like it, they can fight me...:)
06-10-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By TimothyH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gX7aGutxgw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gX7aGutxgw
06-10-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By DHPflaumer

I typed the larger paragraph first, but I do want...

I typed the larger paragraph first, but I do want to add a bit of a disclaimer up front. Bike shops deal with... LOTS of really bad customers on a regular basis. People who want ebay prices, people...
06-09-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,076
Posted By OmegaWolf

****

****
06-07-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,630
Posted By Sojodave

Remember, safety 3rd!

Remember, safety 3rd!
06-06-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,292
Posted By TimothyH

A couple of Nuun tabs in a zip lock bag. ...

A couple of Nuun tabs in a zip lock bag.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x300/img_4764_f202cec446178047507579b65193ce00e9e537a8.jpg

Gu and blocks for sugar.


-Tim-
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,009
Posted By himespau

I love Wald folding baskets with a bungee cargo...

I love Wald folding baskets with a bungee cargo net, but that's not what you're asking.
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,992
Posted By Gresp15C

There are things that I probably can't predict or...

There are things that I probably can't predict or avoid, such as a driver suddenly swerving into me. One thing I've learned: If a driver is trying to harass me, yell, etc., my preferred tactic is...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,350
Posted By josephjhaney

New Shift Cables

It's the little things sometimes. I actually had a shift cable split on me last week, so I replaced them with the Jagwire Elite sealed cable system, man, I forgot how effortless shifting could be. ...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,115
Posted By noglider

Utrechtís Vredenburg is the busiest cycle path in all of the Netherlands

33,000 cyclists a day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynwMN3Z9Og8
Forum: Commuting
06-02-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By no motor?

My first commuting route involved crossing 7...

My first commuting route involved crossing 7 railroad tracks. It was liberating to use an underpass after the office moved.
05-30-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,968
Posted By livedarklions

Puns like that give me a headache, so now I need...

Puns like that give me a headache, so now I need a dosa aspirin.
05-30-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,377
Posted By fietsbob

2. 35 mile days?

A baggy outer and a supportive inner is often combined in a shorts made for cycling ..

Or you can get the 2 separately if you choose.. and wear one over the other..
05-30-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,895
Posted By Classtime

No Knee Pain with my Vegan Diet

My knees are bad. A couple of scopes over the last 20 years and the normal arthritic afflictions. My dad has bad knees (expected at 85?) and the pain is only relieved when he's pedaling. Our bedroom...
05-30-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,377
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Really??!? Ride whatever you find most...

Really??!? Ride whatever you find most comfortable. Mountain bike shorts will be fine.
05-29-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,968
Posted By NoControl

Especially if they are full of waste cat litter....

Especially if they are full of waste cat litter. :D
05-29-19, 07:35 AM
05-29-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Trsnrtr

Two videos in this thread have been deleted for...

Two videos in this thread have been deleted for profanity. Please review media before posting. We are a family forum.
05-27-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By krecik

First bike build complete!!! Thanks BF for all the help.

Well, here it is:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/989x697/imgp8511_23_4195d3c14f908b45e29391818b8ee8e65aeb934b.jpg...
05-26-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,627
Posted By ZIPP2001

Eating some wind !

Well it was a nice windy day so for my ride after service today the old Zipp2001 TT bike came out to play. I've been on tri spokes since the early 90's and am comfortable riding them in all kinds of...
05-26-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,147
Posted By Barrettscv

I'm installing 46 & 30 Absolute Black oval...

I'm installing 46 & 30 Absolute Black oval chainrings on my "climber" road bike. It has an 11-32 eleven speed cassette.

My gravel bike has a 46 & 33 chainring set with a 11-36 eleven speed...
05-25-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,968
Posted By Hokiedad4

Who knew peloton and platoon had similar...

Who knew peloton and platoon had similar etymology?
05-24-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,767
Posted By bikeme

Just, wow.

This forum seems to have a few know-it-all, snarky bullies on it that make it unpleasant to use. It's no surprise, forums of all topics have them. In response, I will no longer engage them and...
05-23-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,968
Posted By Maelochs

First, choose a favorite bike shop ... then,...

First, choose a favorite bike shop ... then, pronounce "pannier" however they do .... :)
05-23-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 52,678
Posted By Rowan

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for...

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for your kindness. Yep, Machka has been a real marvel for me as I have recovered from an incident now 14 months ago that almost killed me.
Forum: Commuting
05-22-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]+1 wphamilton. Particularly in...

[/quote][/quote]+1 wphamilton. Particularly in the urban environment you are squeezed in between a rock and a hard place.

I posted to the Metro Boston thread in the Regional Discussion Forum:...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By wphamilton

Being too hard on yourself IMHO. You were not...

Being too hard on yourself IMHO. You were not reckless, and reacted long before you got near the opening car door. It wasn't a close call.
Forum: Commuting
05-22-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Thanks for posting your video. I avoid the...

Thanks for posting your video. I avoid the dooring zone, but still occasionally find myself riding a bit too close. It's always helpful to reflect on things like this.
05-21-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By Helderberg

Thanks for this and all the support here. I am...

Thanks for this and all the support here. I am somewhat of a walking gift to my self in that I was told after surgery on my spine in 2001 that I would never be on a bike again or do any heave work....
05-20-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By gobicycling

Don't say "only" - I read that all the time for...

Don't say "only" - I read that all the time for "shorter" rides on bike forums. Don't ever apologize for getting out and exercising. 8.5 miles is a nice accomplishment. You tell the average Joe or...
05-08-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,442
Posted By gobicycling

Closing in on the big 80 (6 months to go). Want...

Closing in on the big 80 (6 months to go). Want to share anecdotes? :)
Forum: Commuting
05-03-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By no motor?

I got to ride that slightly different route today...

I got to ride that slightly different route today and avoided waiting at a couple of the light I usually got stuck at. It was great too!
04-30-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,290
Posted By Lemond1985

"Some day a real rain will come, and wash away...

"Some day a real rain will come, and wash away all the dog walkers, joggers, smiling well-adjusted nuclear families, fake fitness dweebs, blacked-out riders, and head to toe high vis with three tail...
04-29-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By ZIPP2001

Birthaday Ride !

Today was my Birthday, Woohoo !

So took the day off from work and decided to skip the road bike and roll out on the trails instead. Weather started off a little chilly for me (I Love Heat) so...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By Jim from Boston

The Same "Different"; But Even More So... ...

The Same "Different"; But Even More So...
[/QUOTE]In a similar vein, I have posted:[/quote]
Forum: Commuting
04-27-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By rumrunn6

reminds me when in 1979 while working at a resort...

reminds me when in 1979 while working at a resort on the cape so I could spend the summer w my girlfriend, I had an apt. over the office & my parents came to visit. they brought our cat but their...
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