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Forum: Commuting
06-30-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,062
Posted By ThermionicScott

I wasn't expecting it when I built it up, but...

I wasn't expecting it when I built it up, but I've come to really dig my fixed-gear for commuting. The absence of shifters and the single brake let me focus on other things while riding, and I've...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,359
Posted By alan s

Her name is Poppy, and she get tons of attention...

Her name is Poppy, and she get tons of attention wherever I go. People come up and want to pet, hold, take pictures and take her home. Over the weekend I took her to Starbucks and was practically...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,359
Posted By alan s

Installed a Topeak front basket. Itís fairly...

Installed a Topeak front basket. Itís fairly small, but so is my pup. Easy to install, but a little too bouncy, such that every small bump is exaggerated. Iíll see if a strap will help stabilize...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 10,958,213
Posted By dickbandit

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/45374d39_04b5_4b3c_8d41_46cbe65bc67e_00dddbfc94ad811a3d96898f9518c41a1bf9a1e2.jpeg
1995 Trek 830 with moustache bars and now with...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,919
Posted By BobbyG

Pizza "Delivery"...

The pizza my wife and I ordered at a restaurant last night was ENORMOUS. We had three pieces left which filled a medium pizza box. So I took the leftovers to work for lunch. I was wondering what...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,359
Posted By rhm

I have not tried this... but it looks like the...

I have not tried this... but it looks like the dog likes it:

https://youtu.be/uTyag_GRZYU
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,462
Posted By RubeRad

wow, acid even managed to spread his acid to the...

wow, acid even managed to spread his acid to the normally placid noglider. sad.
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,044
Posted By fietsbob

what ever you find aesthetic, can be . Attached...

what ever you find aesthetic, can be . Attached with Zip ties , which are free, at bike shops.

because new bikes are packed for shipping using a lot of them..


I got a Paul comp flatbed front...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,044
Posted By tyrion

You can use zip ties to attach almost any basket...

You can use zip ties to attach almost any basket to any rack. If you have a bag you like, I'd pick a basket to fit the bag. This is a Wald 137 basket and Timbuk2 medium messenger bag, and it fits...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,145
Posted By noglider

I grew up in NYC where everything is congested. I...

I grew up in NYC where everything is congested. I was glad to move out to New Jersey and start commuting by car. But before long, I learned that the freedom was an illusion, and it's more irritating...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 10,958,213
Posted By Korina

My baby, Pretty Purple Princess Penelope. :love:...

My baby, Pretty Purple Princess Penelope. :love: She's still a work in progress, but I've been riding her all week and loving it. I'll be posting this pic all over, because she's worth showing off.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
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
05-31-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,359
Posted By alan s

Sound like the front is better. The Racktime...

Sound like the front is better. The Racktime looks nice, but having to mount a front rack is not ideal. Any good baskets that mount to the bars only or is that not stable enough? BTW, here’s a...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,483
Posted By robertorolfo

Ah yes, nothing like encouraging the acceptance...

Ah yes, nothing like encouraging the acceptance of theft, and even making an excuse for it.
Forum: Commuting
05-28-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 10,958,213
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

Now that the weather has improved, I'm back to...

Now that the weather has improved, I'm back to commuting on my much preferred Motobecane Grand Jubile. The smoothest bicycle I've ever had the pleasure of riding.

...
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By raybo

3 Alpine passes in 3 days

It is a beautiful sunny day in Bourg d’Oisans, a tourist town in a valley surrounded by snow-covered peaks. Think Lake Tahoe without the lake and only 3,500 people. It is a famous stop on the Tour de...
Forum: Commuting
05-27-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 10,958,213
Posted By GreenmanBelg

My commuting trike.

This is my 2017 Trykit trike, single speed. I've been a trike rider for 30 years and I love them....
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,109
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Listening to music or voices while riding isn't a...

Listening to music or voices while riding isn't a question of "need" but rather an option some cyclists choose to enhance their riding experience. Others prefer listening exclusively to traffic...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,948
Posted By mcours2006

Your constant and seemingly incessant need take...

Your constant and seemingly incessant need take jabs at road cyclists who choose to commute in workout clothes makes me think that there's some deeper issue that you're harbouring--resentment,...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By HardyWeinberg

I love big apples, I have 50s on my Long Haul...

I love big apples, I have 50s on my Long Haul Trucker and 60s on my bridgestone mtb (both 26"). Run them about 40-50 psi (pump them up again when they get down to about 35)
Forum: Touring
05-02-16, 07:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,031
Posted By Marc40a

I use Obenauf's Heavy Duty LP annually: ...

I use Obenauf's Heavy Duty LP annually:

Heavy Duty LP 8 oz. (http://www.obenaufs.com/Heavy-Duty-LP-8-oz-p/heavy-duty-lp-8.htm)

I also use it on my leather boots. It's mostly beeswax and...
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