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12-26-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By no motor?

posting pictures

One of the things I've hated about this site is the successful efforts put into discouraging people from posting pictures. I realize how trivial this is in the big scheme of things, but I'd like to...
11-12-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By no motor?

Thanks!

Thanks!
11-12-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By no motor?

Better shifters for a Trek 750 Multitrack

The bike was purchased new years ago by a couple that is friends with my girlfriend, and was purchased by my girlfriend about 3 years ago from the wife who was downsizing her house a few years after...
07-06-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By no motor?

Thanks for the help. I'm afraid I asked the wrong...

Thanks for the help. I'm afraid I asked the wrong question. The advice I was looking for was "who could recommend a good replacement to the wheels I've used based on personal experience with using...
07-05-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By no motor?

I'd prefer to shop locally, but there isn't a...

I'd prefer to shop locally, but there isn't a shop for miles around, and the closest one doesn't want to talk with you unless your bike costs thousands. And my wallet can't stand the ones you...
07-05-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By no motor?

Replacement for Performance Shimano wheels

I'd used the basic Shimano wheels from Performance in the past and liked them, and miss being able to go there and pick up a replacement now that they've closed. There really isn't a shop close to me...
04-08-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By no motor?

The Phone Cops.

The Phone Cops.
04-07-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By no motor?

It works fine for me, but only TPC know where I...

It works fine for me, but only TPC know where I really am.
Forum: Commuting
12-31-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,433
Posted By no motor?

Well, this was in the suburbs.

Well, this was in the suburbs.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,433
Posted By no motor?

That's great, you may even get to ride on it...

That's great, you may even get to ride on it before the snow comes.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
Posted By no motor?

Black sockets are often used with impact guns,...

Black sockets are often used with impact guns, chrome ones aren't.
Forum: Commuting
11-19-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,500
Posted By no motor?

Thank you, that's just how I feel.

Thank you, that's just how I feel.
Forum: Commuting
11-19-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,500
Posted By no motor?

I've never had to worry about assault or robbery,...

I've never had to worry about assault or robbery, but having a bright helmet light and not acting like a victim has been my approach to dealing with others at night. By being aware of my surroundings...
11-09-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By no motor?

Checking the remember me box hasn't prevented ...

Checking the remember me box hasn't prevented me from getting signed out.
11-02-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By no motor?

security "improvements"

While I understand the need for security, the recent "improvement" requiring new passwords seems to have included another "improvement" where you are signed out of your account if it's inactive for...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,218
Posted By no motor?

I too talk/yell at animals to avoid people,...

I too talk/yell at animals to avoid people, especially me when I'm riding.
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By no motor?

I don't know about that location, but I was...

I don't know about that location, but I was surprised to find bike parking at O'Hare - and even more surprised to find a bike in the bike rack. I don't know of a way to ride there that wouldn't be...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,853
Posted By no motor?

Life has been a mixture of hurry up and wait for...

Life has been a mixture of hurry up and wait for me for years, and getting out of the house in the morning is no exception. Even if I prepare the night before or not, I start out early and then end...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,853
Posted By no motor?

I just tell them the things I should take/do, and...

I just tell them the things I should take/do, and they know treats get dispensed after that so they at least act like they're listening. And it makes me look saner to talk to the cats than to talk...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,853
Posted By no motor?

I gave up on trying to only pack once a long time...

I gave up on trying to only pack once a long time ago, it just doesn't happen that often.
Forum: Commuting
10-17-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 105,558
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I knew someone was going to pay for it like I...

I knew someone was going to pay for it like I have for all these years.
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 105,558
Posted By no motor?

Last nights ride home was amazing. I had a 10 mph...

Last nights ride home was amazing. I had a 10 mph tail wind for most of the ride home, and not only was the ride more enjoyable it was so much faster.
10-15-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,124
Posted By no motor?

I use a 1,000 lumen flashlight on the helmet, and...

I use a 1,000 lumen flashlight on the helmet, and a 300 lumen wide angled light on the handlebars for up close. The helmet light is run on medium or high depending on the situation, and with it aimed...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,853
Posted By no motor?

I run through a mental checklist by talking to...

I run through a mental checklist by talking to the cats and listing all the things I want to take with or do before I leave.
Forum: Commuting
10-09-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,737
Posted By no motor?

I occasionally think about getting something that...

I occasionally think about getting something that is less of a tug boat than my Hardrock but figure it would take a lot of effort to achieve that and it would make my commute a little easier (or...
Forum: Commuting
10-09-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,254
Posted By no motor?

I've had a few mention that to me too, I tell...

I've had a few mention that to me too, I tell them I need lights to see them.
Forum: Commuting
10-09-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,254
Posted By no motor?

I gave up worrying about them years ago.

I gave up worrying about them years ago.
Forum: Commuting
10-08-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,382
Posted By no motor?

A friend of a friend retired after being an...

A friend of a friend retired after being an engineer for the passenger rail line around here, and he'd been to the mandatory counseling they have after hitting and killing a pedestrian several times....
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,382
Posted By no motor?

I can't answer your question, but I can say that...

I can't answer your question, but I can say that waiting behind the gate while the trains go by can be pretty intense when they are close and moving quickly. I don't think I'd want to end up parallel...
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,585
Posted By no motor?

We're into the time of year where my lights go...

We're into the time of year where my lights go from making me more visible to helping me see on the way home. One of my lights has a sensor that turns it on when it's dark enough, and I used that the...
Forum: Commuting
10-05-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,585
Posted By no motor?

I was glad I had mine on this morning when the...

I was glad I had mine on this morning when the mom mobile decided that they didn't need to even slow down for the stop sign as they approached me at a right angle. The flashing helmet light made them...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,585
Posted By no motor?

This is the first time I've seen a discussion...

This is the first time I've seen a discussion about lighting not get to be heated by now, and I've never seen the post count mentioned before.
Forum: Commuting
10-01-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,585
Posted By no motor?

I keep a backup light on my handlebars set on...

I keep a backup light on my handlebars set on strobe and use it like a horn when needed. The added light makes me stand out more and can be turned on and off easily.
09-30-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,222
Posted By no motor?

I've been wondering about this lately as I've...

I've been wondering about this lately as I've switched from 26x1.5 to 26x1.9 slicks and then 26x1.95 knobbies. The narrower tires were too painful to ride and had such unpredictable handling that I...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-30-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,047
Posted By no motor?

Glad you liked your trip, are you going to try it...

Glad you liked your trip, are you going to try it again and hope for better weather?
09-26-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,517
Posted By no motor?

I see some guys playing cricket occasionally on...

I see some guys playing cricket occasionally on the MUP. Not by it, on it. They got markings painted on the path for their game, have uniforms and will occasionally play other teams in uniforms too...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,585
Posted By no motor?

I've been doing this for about 10 years too, back...

I've been doing this for about 10 years too, back when I was using a 165 lumen light and thinking it was bright. I still remember the guy who saw me before I saw him and waited for me to go by before...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 105,558
Posted By no motor?

Apparently this also works for Thursday.

Apparently this also works for Thursday.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
Posted By no motor?

I made it to about 2 seconds before getting...

I made it to about 2 seconds before getting jealous.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 105,558
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Yep, that happens enough to not be surprising any...

Yep, that happens enough to not be surprising any more. It seems like everyone is out around me some times, and makes those commutes without anyone around even more glorious.
Forum: Commuting
09-23-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,537
Posted By no motor?

I like that really light rain that doesn't even...

I like that really light rain that doesn't even get the pavement very wet but cools off the air, it's kind of like riding by a sprinkler.
Forum: Commuting
09-23-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 105,558
Posted By no motor?

Nothing like a double digit headwind to say...

Nothing like a double digit headwind to say welcome to Monday, but a nice ride otherwise.
Forum: Commuting
09-21-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,268
Posted By no motor?

Congrats! A friend is Type I and keeps hers in...

Congrats! A friend is Type I and keeps hers in check by riding, sometimes when she shouldn't. I keep telling her you can go too low, and that's not good when riding.
Forum: Commuting
09-21-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 105,558
Posted By no motor?

After taking a couple of weeks off after having 2...

After taking a couple of weeks off after having 2 flats on the way home and variety of scheduling issues I rode to work for the first time today. It was great for the most part, with only a small...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,590
Posted By no motor?

That didn't slow the rest of us down, go for it.

That didn't slow the rest of us down, go for it.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,559
Posted By no motor?

I don't remember what season it was when I...

I don't remember what season it was when I started commuting but it was a December when I resumed bicycling after a long pause. Riding in the cold seemed easy to me then until the snow and ice came,...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,590
Posted By no motor?

With so many people working from home, using flex...

With so many people working from home, using flex time or on line we really don't need to worry as much about the time changes as we used to. I think we'd be better off by not changing at all during...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,590
Posted By no motor?

I use my lights year round, and can notice them...

I use my lights year round, and can notice them lighting up the ground as the year progresses past the summer solstice.
Forum: Commuting
09-12-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By no motor?

The guy that inspired me to think"hey, I should...

The guy that inspired me to think"hey, I should be doing that" had a Caradice bag hanging from a Brooks saddle. I've had the B17 for years, but have liked my Nashbar rack trunk so much I've never had...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,457
Posted By no motor?

Looks like you missed the part about the walk...

Looks like you missed the part about the walk home - all 3 miles of it.
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