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Forum: BMX
05-29-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 41,518
Posted By RGNY

48yo year 'round commuter with a 14mi loop. while...

48yo year 'round commuter with a 14mi loop. while winter is either of two ss fatties, summer is reserved for 20" or 26" BMX. no issues; just keep pedaling......
12-01-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,192
Posted By RGNY

58

58
11-13-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,259
Posted By RGNY

60's and 70's Timex handwinders are inexpensive...

60's and 70's Timex handwinders are inexpensive ($10-20) and fun. haven't noticed any loss/gain of time that i wouldn't attribute to the movement itself.

not really a vintage style, but a vintage...
11-12-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,961
Posted By RGNY

love my Nature Boy. full fenders and studded...

love my Nature Boy. full fenders and studded snows means it's time for the white stuff and ice...

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1456065_661201310579660_1124318948_n.jpg
11-12-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,192
Posted By RGNY

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1...

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1456065_661201310579660_1124318948_n.jpg
11-08-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,649
Posted By RGNY

i've tried all the gels/sprays/etc. if i cover my...

i've tried all the gels/sprays/etc. if i cover my nose and air gets funneled toward the lenses, they fog. period. coldest days last season i just went without and exposed as little of the face/eyes...
11-08-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,913
Posted By RGNY

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1/178-11091...

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1/178-1109186-7095242?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=wool%20felt%20insoles&sprefix=wool+felt+i%2Caps&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Awool%20felt%20insoles
11-07-13, 10:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,913
Posted By RGNY

used these last year, down to -7F. highly...

used these last year, down to -7F.

highly recommend getting 100% wool felt insoles with reflective material base. incredible difference.

lugs are very hard, little dicey on wet tile floors.
Forum: Commuting
11-07-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By RGNY

down to -7 with the PI lobster mitts (and a thin...

down to -7 with the PI lobster mitts (and a thin liner below 0F).
...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By RGNY

clipless addict, but i'm going to try bmx pedals...

clipless addict, but i'm going to try bmx pedals and Sorel boots at some point. last year i got down to -7F in the Louis Garneau Zero boots after adding 100% WOOL FELT INSOLES.

emphasis because...
09-21-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,649
Posted By RGNY

http://www.biketiresdirect.com/productimages/image...

http://www.biketiresdirect.com/productimages/images450/kscxt2-1.jpg
09-21-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 116,893
Posted By RGNY

Sapphire East dirty martini.

Sapphire East dirty martini.
09-21-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

mounted Panaracer Pasela Tourguards on the Nature...

mounted Panaracer Pasela Tourguards on the Nature Boy.

also full fenders for fall / winter. don't really want to think about snowy rides to work, but now all i have to do is mount my studded snows...
09-01-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 116,893
Posted By RGNY

Dogfish 90.

Dogfish 90.
08-30-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

grazzi :)

grazzi :)
08-30-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

first day in about a month i haven't ridden. ...

first day in about a month i haven't ridden.

day off from work to check my body armor and prep my swords for tomorrow's historical rapier tournament where i shall attempt to utilize the...
08-30-13, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

love my pink mini...

love my pink mini...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,229
Posted By RGNY

both! great stuff! :)

both! great stuff! :)
Forum: Commuting
08-25-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,006
Posted By RGNY

almond butter, yogurt, local honey and steel cut...

almond butter, yogurt, local honey and steel cut groats here.....
Forum: Commuting
08-25-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,071
Posted By RGNY

i live in a valley and my commutes involve...

i live in a valley and my commutes involve multiple climbs / descents. 42:18 and 46:18 on my singlespeeds have been very manageable.
Forum: Commuting
08-25-13, 12:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,229
Posted By RGNY

i'm breaking in my new B17. i went at it with...

i'm breaking in my new B17. i went at it with plenty of Bag Balm when it showed up, and now have Proofhide for when it dries out. very comfy on the sit bones, but i'm still dialing in height and tilt...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By RGNY

my two winter jackets are the Bellweather...

my two winter jackets are the Bellweather Coldfront (has reflective piping) and the Nashbar Derby (reflective bits and comes in neon green). the Bellweather is more water resistant, but the Derby has...
08-25-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

got up at 5:30 to creep around the city on the...

got up at 5:30 to creep around the city on the Rum Runner before church at 8:00.

the only other cyclists i see that time of day are two semi-homeless (shelter crashers) guys, one on a vintage...
08-24-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

http://asset2.itsnicethat.com/system/files/022012/...

http://asset2.itsnicethat.com/system/files/022012/4f4ce8fd0731390cca002003/img_col_main/CAR2.jpg?1354586424
08-24-13, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

heh, still have my original Skid Lid and Bailen,...

heh, still have my original Skid Lid and Bailen, but given that the majority of my cycling is slow / lonely commutes, i haven't worn a helmet regularly in years. that said, trailriding on the SSMTB?...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-13, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,621
Posted By RGNY

i box and stickfight, with associated training. i...

i box and stickfight, with associated training. i figure i'm good.
08-23-13, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,649
Posted By RGNY

new seatpost binder bolt and and adjustment bolts...

new seatpost binder bolt and and adjustment bolts for the post clamp......because i can't seen to stop stripping / over-tightening like an idiot......stupid....
08-21-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 116,893
Posted By RGNY

rye Manhattans with the wife tonight. joins the...

rye Manhattans with the wife tonight. joins the short list of cocktails I enjoy, including Martinis and Negronis.
08-21-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

first ride with a Brooks B17 on the Nature Boy. ...

first ride with a Brooks B17 on the Nature Boy.

not a fan boy, but i think i'm a convert....
08-21-13, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 116,893
Posted By RGNY

Pernod

Pernod
Forum: Commuting
08-19-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By RGNY

i've had lenses cracked by stones throw from car...

i've had lenses cracked by stones throw from car tires. that was enough for me.
Forum: Commuting
08-19-13, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By RGNY

my #1...

my #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) piece of safety equipment is eye protection.....
08-19-13, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

yep. roast your own (i do mine in a pan on low...

yep. roast your own (i do mine in a pan on low heat), and brew simple. people at work think i'm a snob, but heck i only have 1-2 cups / day, they better be good.
08-19-13, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,304
Posted By RGNY

as above. and, one time i had to squeeze my...

as above.

and, one time i had to squeeze my way around the dismounted tire to find the shard of flint that was stuck in it. luckily the 'armor' layer was bright blue and helped me find it.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By RGNY

Nashbar Derby jacket with a wool baselayer (along...

Nashbar Derby jacket with a wool baselayer (along with insulated tights) takes me comfortably down into the low 20's.

http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_527423_-1___202487
08-18-13, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

PM'd

PM'd
08-17-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

1 cup sugar 4 large egg whites 1...

1 cup sugar
4 large egg whites
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Pinch of salt
2 bags Earl Grey tea

Whisk the sugar, egg whites, lemon juice and salt by hand in the bowl of a stand...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By RGNY

washed and lubed the Nature Boy.

washed and lubed the Nature Boy.
08-17-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

washed and lubed the bikes. making...

washed and lubed the bikes.

making chocolate cupcakes with Earl Grey tea frosting for a party later.

found a trained medic willing to attend, and do stitches at, an invitational live blade /...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,471
Posted By RGNY

double flat, one spare tube, no patches. fail....

double flat, one spare tube, no patches. fail.

won't happen again.....
Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By RGNY

at 50F this morning it was unpadded bike shorts...

at 50F this morning it was unpadded bike shorts under stretch golf shorts and a sleeveless wicking athletic shirt.

mid-to-low-40's i add -wool- arm/knee warmers, or a wool base layer under a...
08-16-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 109,731
Posted By RGNY

me and the Rum Runner on the town: ...

me and the Rum Runner on the town:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3785/9063475816_453936f17f_o.jpg
Forum: Commuting
08-15-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,600
Posted By RGNY

double sided SPD's here as well; whether geared,...

double sided SPD's here as well; whether geared, fixed or singlespeed.

tried Powergrips and velcro straps, neither felt as good.
08-14-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

some things are easier for some people. i quit...

some things are easier for some people. i quit drinking, in college, for 16 years just because i felt like it. donuts on the other hand are a constant struggle for this formerly morbidly obese teen. ...
08-14-13, 04:37 AM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

hahahahahaha!!!!...........*dead*...... :)

hahahahahaha!!!!...........*dead*...... :)
08-13-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

today i commuted in a downpour to and from work....

today i commuted in a downpour to and from work. didn't even care. beats last month's stifling humidity.

took the plunge and ordered a Brooks B17. have been getting away from padded shorts. ...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,301
Posted By RGNY

close calls with deer, coyotes, otters and...

close calls with deer, coyotes, otters and rabbits; but have only ever run over a snake. still felt bad.
08-07-13, 04:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,277
Posted By RGNY

Sara, the Lab/Border Collie mix.... ...

Sara, the Lab/Border Collie mix....

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4086/4984648989_08782c9704_o.jpg
08-05-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,901,076
Posted By RGNY

started another new job, after the crazed debacle...

started another new job, after the crazed debacle that was my recent transfer (bait and switch to meet staffing requirements, at my expense).

seems pretty cool at the new place, and there is...
08-05-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,277
Posted By RGNY

first, i like dogs more than most people. ...

first, i like dogs more than most people.

someone on a bike is like candy for a dog with a strong prey drive. it's just fun to chase.

yelling or a squirt from a water bottle -typically- works....
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