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Forum: Commuting
11-23-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
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Black sockets are often used with impact guns,...

Black sockets are often used with impact guns, chrome ones aren't.
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
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
08-30-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,899
Posted By no motor?

Makes you wonder how we had all those adventures...

Makes you wonder how we had all those adventures on our bikes when we only had 1 bike when we were kids, doesn't it?
Forum: Commuting
08-30-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,899
Posted By no motor?

There don't seem to be many of us here with only...

There don't seem to be many of us here with only 1 bike.
08-27-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,213
Posted By no motor?

I wish they'd do that for noise laws too.

I wish they'd do that for noise laws too.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,570
Posted By no motor?

I stayed later at work on Thursday and notice my...

I stayed later at work on Thursday and notice my lights illuminating the road by the time I got home, definitely past time to start shopping if you haven't done so yet. Especially with the trade wars...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
Posted By no motor?

A couple of weeks ago I saw 2 other bike...

A couple of weeks ago I saw 2 other bike commuters on my way home. I rarely see one, let alone 2 and was so amazed I didn't bother to tell them that we were all signalling our right hand turns wrong...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,457
Posted By no motor?

After having several trips with the new/old wider...

After having several trips with the new/old wider tires (26x1.9 Continental Town and Country) I'm glad I reverted back to these. They are heavy, but the ride is so much smoother and the handling is...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,570
Posted By no motor?

I use my lights year round, I want to be seen all...

I use my lights year round, I want to be seen all year round.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,265
Posted By no motor?

The other day I had something similar happen...

The other day I had something similar happen where I got off the main road and on to some old bike routes. Better than sitting in traffic!
Forum: Commuting
08-12-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
Posted By no motor?

You know you're supposed to keep those, don't you?

You know you're supposed to keep those, don't you?
08-12-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,450
Posted By no motor?

You don't want to do that if it's a load bearing...

You don't want to do that if it's a load bearing sticker.
08-06-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,220
Posted By no motor?

I can do you one better with irony. I would ask...

I can do you one better with irony. I would ask parents if they wore a helmet when they rode when fitting their kids for a free helmet for the bike helmet give-away I organized. The parents would...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,457
Posted By no motor?

Analysis paralysis must have set in.

Analysis paralysis must have set in.
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
Posted By no motor?

If you find later that it's really not undamaged...

If you find later that it's really not undamaged and need some duct tape to hold it together I can spare some.:)
Forum: Commuting
07-26-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
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I found half a roll of duct tape this morning,...

I found half a roll of duct tape this morning, and found it a half block from work. Who doesn't need more duct tape?
Forum: Commuting
07-24-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,268
Posted By no motor?

You guys do have nicer scenery than me, but we've...

You guys do have nicer scenery than me, but we've got deep dish pizza here.
07-23-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,396
Posted By no motor?

There's a section devoted to questions like this:...

There's a section devoted to questions like this: https://www.bikeforums.net/adaptive-cycling-handcycles-amputee-adaptation-visual-impairment-other-needs/
07-22-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By no motor?

I organized a helmet giveaway that has given away...

I organized a helmet giveaway that has given away over 1,000 kids bike helmets. You've got enough funds raised already to not worry about more fundraising now, and free bike helmets was all we needed...
07-22-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,973
Posted By no motor?

I rode motorcycle for many years and many miles....

I rode motorcycle for many years and many miles. One of the reasons I switched the brakes so the right hand worked the front brake on my bicycle when I resumed bicycling was to make it easier to...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,712
Posted By no motor?

When I first started commuting about 10 years ago...

When I first started commuting about 10 years ago it was an adventure. Even with preriding a familiar area to find a good bike route, it was still an adventure when I set off for work by bicycle. I...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-15-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,671
Posted By no motor?

Chicago area bike trail list

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ct-met-viz-chicago-area-bike-trail-map-htmlstory.html

This isn't anything new, but I figured I'd pass it along anyway.
07-15-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,360
Posted By no motor?

http://www.kansascyclist.com/img/misc/NashbarTrunk...

http://www.kansascyclist.com/img/misc/NashbarTrunk1.jpg is the one I mentioned.
07-13-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,360
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I liked the Nashbar version even better. I'm on...

I liked the Nashbar version even better. I'm on my second one, and hope it lasts for a long time like the first did.
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,854
Posted By no motor?

I rode BMW motorcycles for many years, and didn't...

I rode BMW motorcycles for many years, and didn't see many people who both rode and drove BMWs. But I did hear (as did my BMW riding friends) "you guys aren't like the car owners" a lot, usually...
07-05-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,901
Posted By no motor?

I don't have that problem to the same degree you...

I don't have that problem to the same degree you do out here in civilization, but I've found that a 6' tall guy wearing a bright yellow shirt with a bright flashing light on the helmet and handlebars...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,414
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Perhaps it's a refreshment stop handing out swag...

Perhaps it's a refreshment stop handing out swag for another bike to work day?
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,457
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I've used 26x1.5 on my MTB commuter for about 10...

I've used 26x1.5 on my MTB commuter for about 10 years and my next tires will be wider. The Performance slicks I used were pretty stable, but the ones I replaced them with are too squirrelly for me...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,405
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.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,571
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Where's Kojak when we need him? He used to work...

Where's Kojak when we need him? He used to work for one of the big bicycle tire companies and should know the answers to these questions.
06-10-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,213
Posted By no motor?

That's a pretty tired and inaccurate cliché here...

That's a pretty tired and inaccurate cliché here with the lines between alternative and allopathic medicine being blurred with time. Roughly 20% of all prescriptions here are written for drugs...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,571
Posted By no motor?

I'm with you (again), I had thought the width was...

I'm with you (again), I had thought the width was measured at the widest part of the tire when mounted on a standard rim, and the standard for one company may not be the same as anothers (that's how...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,694
Posted By no motor?

You could still do this without needing to do it,...

You could still do this without needing to do it, knowing you've done it once without needing to could make it easier to do it later when you had to.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,571
Posted By no motor?

Michelin used to make car tires that only fit on...

Michelin used to make car tires that only fit on metric sized rims (TRX was the designation), and their car tires were harder to mount since they were just a little smaller than the other brands. You...
06-04-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,213
Posted By no motor?

Just quit lubing your chain and you'll have more...

Just quit lubing your chain and you'll have more time to worry about other things.
06-04-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,934
Posted By no motor?

It should have the CPSC sticker to be legally...

It should have the CPSC sticker to be legally sold here. There may be others too, but that's the minimum.
06-03-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,934
Posted By no motor?

In addition to the above, a good helmet is...

In addition to the above, a good helmet is comfortable and worn. If you're not wearing it when you need it you're not going to get the benefit out of it.
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,902
Posted By no motor?

I took a different route to work today and got...

I took a different route to work today and got there faster than expected. Partly due to not having to stop for a couple of lights that changed in my favor before I got there, and that doesn't happen...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,544
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.
05-29-19, 04:13 PM
05-28-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 29,052
Posted By no motor?

There used a big yellow sign saying state law...

There used a big yellow sign saying state law requires stopping for pedestrians crosswalk by my old office. I used to point my phone at people who didn't have any intention of stopping for me when I...
05-28-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,552
Posted By no motor?

I didn't have any problems with ordering one from...

I didn't have any problems with ordering one from Jensen, just the opposite. Now that Performance brick and mortar stores are closed I had to go elsewhere and was surprised to find there were so many...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,900
Posted By no motor?

Last time I answered this question I got a flat....

Last time I answered this question I got a flat. I'm not telling now.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,157
Posted By no motor?

"Don't panic"!:)

"Don't panic"!:)
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,955
Posted By no motor?

I've been wondering about that for a while. There...

I've been wondering about that for a while. There are plenty of posts here that make me wonder, and his(?) usually do.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,955
Posted By no motor?

It was in the couch! I got the "daddy, what was...

It was in the couch! I got the "daddy, what was that" look from the pampered suburban princess cat and the former stray from New York City seemed to think "not that again".

When I was much younger...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
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!
Forum: Commuting
10-22-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,309
Posted By no motor?

I have one bike, it makes the decisions easier....

I have one bike, it makes the decisions easier. It's an old school steel hardtail former MTB with a bunch of commuter friendly additions.
Forum: Commuting
12-21-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 42,503
Posted By no motor?

I don't, but the guy that inspired my "I should...

I don't, but the guy that inspired my "I should do that" moment was either riding a vintage bike, or a Rivendale. Either way he reminded my a motorcycling friends that rode vintage bikes and started...
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