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Forum: Commuting
07-09-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By CornyBum

Hahaha, this was adorable and charming. :p It's...

Hahaha, this was adorable and charming. :p It's definitely not to my taste in clothing or bicycles but was fun to watch. Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
02-27-10, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,719
Posted By CornyBum

Wow, thanks for following up after six years....

Wow, thanks for following up after six years. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
02-27-10, 04:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,800
Posted By CornyBum

I understand what you're saying. It may very well...

I understand what you're saying. It may very well be that it just doesn't work out for you, but I'm wondering if there are other aspects to adjust to make it work, at your preference and convenience,...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,477
Posted By CornyBum

Hey, ripegorilla, I have that exact rack! I ran...

Hey, ripegorilla, I have that exact rack! I ran into problems making it fit too. The customer reviews talk about it being an affordable yet capable carrying rack that will likely need some...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,800
Posted By CornyBum

I think you should always try to eat some sort of...

I think you should always try to eat some sort of meal to start your day, no matter how early that day begins. You also bike to work, so that's even more demanding than the beginning of many others'...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-10, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By CornyBum

Well, I have no suggestions based on experience....

Well, I have no suggestions based on experience. However, I took a look through Nashbar and Performance Bicycle and found some results that seem to fit your bill:

1. Bellwether Aqua-No Jacket...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 247,320
Posted By CornyBum

Try reading through the earlier pages of this...

Try reading through the earlier pages of this thread. Here are some quick recommendations that pop into my head: water bottle cage, helmet, locking system, fenders (preferably full coverage with...
02-26-10, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By CornyBum

This was good progress to read about. Thanks for...

This was good progress to read about. Thanks for sharing.
02-23-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,239
Posted By CornyBum

I have much less experience than others here, so...

I have much less experience than others here, so take my view for what it's worth. It seems to me like the Marin Fairfax edges out the Jamis Coda for you. You really seem to feel the difference of a...
Forum: Commuting
02-23-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By CornyBum

So...this was a hoax? :lol:

So...this was a hoax? :lol:
Forum: Commuting
02-23-10, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By CornyBum

Hmm, I had the impression that Chrome made the...

Hmm, I had the impression that Chrome made the best-regarded messenger bags around here. I guess the Bailey bags have more pockets going for them. I look forward to pictures and more details. Thanks...
Forum: Commuting
02-23-10, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By CornyBum

Congratulations on your decision to commute....

Congratulations on your decision to commute. :thumb: I don't have a story from my first actual commute but from one of my practice rides around the block before my first commute. I hand signaled for...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-10, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 772
Posted By CornyBum

Sweet to read. :thumb:

Sweet to read. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
02-20-10, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By CornyBum

Happy for ya. Have fun. :thumb:

Happy for ya. Have fun. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
02-20-10, 01:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,817
Posted By CornyBum

Whatever it is, it's going on in record time....

Whatever it is, it's going on in record time. :lol:
02-17-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By CornyBum

For fenders, many here seem to highly recommend...

For fenders, many here seem to highly recommend the Cascadia fenders from Planet Bike. Here (http://ecom1.planetbike.com/fenders.html) is a link to Planet Bike's fenders section. Notice that there...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,913
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks for that link. The difference seems to be...

Thanks for that link. The difference seems to be that the Minus33 stuff tends to be machine washable and dry-able. AdamDZ recently wrote that all wool can be cleaned by machine as long as it's very...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 07:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,913
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks for that link. The difference seems to be...

Thanks for that link. The difference seems to be that the Minus33 stuff tends to be machine washable and dry-able. AdamDZ recently wrote that all wool can be cleaned by machine as long as it's very...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By CornyBum

Looks nice, congratulations. :thumb: One thing...

Looks nice, congratulations. :thumb: One thing that I don't like about Specialized bikes I've seen so far is that weird, curved top tube. I wish it'd just be straight. Your bike looks cool and...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-10, 06:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,305
Posted By CornyBum

I agree with those who support your manager's...

I agree with those who support your manager's request that you use a car to transport money, particularly with CCrew. I think that it's more secure to transport a large amount of money with a car....
02-16-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By CornyBum

It'd really help if you describe your plans for...

It'd really help if you describe your plans for the bike. What will you be doing with it? Where will you be going? From what you've written so far, it sounds like you'll be using it for...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-10, 07:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,913
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks for all the information, guys. If you're...

Thanks for all the information, guys. If you're interested, I'm eyeing something from Minus 33 over at Amazon.com...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-10, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,923,552
Posted By CornyBum

You've made a lot of changes since we last talked...

You've made a lot of changes since we last talked about the Schwinn Trail Way, EKW in DC! Thanks for the descriptions and pictures. I'm sorry I didn't get back to you about my own progress with...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-10, 06:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,913
Posted By CornyBum

My goodness, I've been pleasantly awestruck at...

My goodness, I've been pleasantly awestruck at reading about these nigh-unbelievable qualities of merino wool! "Magical" really seems to describe its abilities. :eek: I'd learned of wool's great...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-10, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By CornyBum

No, but there are many praises for Serfas Seca...

No, but there are many praises for Serfas Seca tires on REI.com for $24.00 (http://www.rei.com/product/724618). I don't mean to take the thread off-topic but it seemed like something that would...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-10, 02:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,614
Posted By CornyBum

I used to use Mr. Tuffy tire liners with the...

I used to use Mr. Tuffy tire liners with the stock tires on my bike. Since I switched to Schwalbe Marathon Supremes, which are narrower (under the tire liners' size range) and stronger, I haven't...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-10, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By CornyBum

Aww man, that sucks to read. :( The street...

Aww man, that sucks to read. :( The street justice was entertaining, though. :lol:
02-13-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,852
Posted By CornyBum

Now that's one of the brighter predictions! :lol:...

Now that's one of the brighter predictions! :lol: But you know, I think that one of the other positive predictions of more adult bicyclists being portrayed in the media has come to pass. I see a fair...
02-13-10, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By CornyBum

This is sad stuff, but is it relevant to be...

This is sad stuff, but is it relevant to be posted on BikeForums?
Forum: Commuting
01-29-10, 07:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,480
Posted By CornyBum

Haha, reading this thread is making me hungry. :P...

Haha, reading this thread is making me hungry. :P I actually have what I think would be a huge breakfast to most people. I start out with a bowl of soy milk and cereal. Secondly, I eat three toasted...
01-29-10, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks for sharing, guys. I guess I'll try using...

Thanks for sharing, guys. I guess I'll try using it both to ask and announce too, especially when changing lanes in preparation for a left turn at a traffic light.
Forum: Commuting
01-28-10, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By CornyBum

Aww, that sucks! :( I hope you obey the doctor's...

Aww, that sucks! :( I hope you obey the doctor's orders and heal quickly and thoroughly. Let us know when you get back on the bike. ;)
Forum: Commuting
01-28-10, 05:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,206
Posted By CornyBum

I'm only starting out (got into it to save money)...

I'm only starting out (got into it to save money) and haven't settled into the bike commuting life just yet, but reading about you guys biking through rain and snow over many more miles inspires me....
01-28-10, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By CornyBum

Hand Signals (for asking, announcing, or both?)

I know hand signals for use in traffic (left turn, both versions for right turn, and slowing down) but am wondering for which circumstances they are to be used. I normally only use the turn signals...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-10, 05:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,299
Posted By CornyBum

That last picture would make an awesome desktop...

That last picture would make an awesome desktop picture. Congratulations on the climb and thanks for sharing. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-27-10, 04:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By CornyBum

It'd be funny if someone discovers while using...

It'd be funny if someone discovers while using this that they have stinky breath. :P
Forum: Commuting
01-27-10, 04:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,974
Posted By CornyBum

"Debunked"? Your answer to the strategy would...

"Debunked"? Your answer to the strategy would benefit from more details about where the hacksaw and kicks are directed, but so far it seems most likely that the thief using your tactic would cut and...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-10, 06:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,218
Posted By CornyBum

I have way too little experience to share with...

I have way too little experience to share with you guys but figured that one of the purposes of this thread is to point out what could be great tires for others. I was torn between shelling out the...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-10, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks, guys. ;)

Thanks, guys. ;)
Forum: Commuting
01-24-10, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By CornyBum

Lol. That's unusual. :P

Lol. That's unusual. :P
Forum: Commuting
01-23-10, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By CornyBum

It seems that Outdoor Research Balaclavas...

It seems that Outdoor Research Balaclavas (http://www.outdoorresearch.com/site/browse/Headwear/Balaclavas.html) already offer similar functions without the serial-killer look (although with less...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-10, 04:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By CornyBum

Lol, I'm a pretty clean and tidy person, and I...

Lol, I'm a pretty clean and tidy person, and I think I first learned of the Snot Rocket on these forums. I think it's disgusting but hilarious, especially how common and accepted it seems among...
01-23-10, 03:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By CornyBum

I'm new to bike commuting but just wanted to...

I'm new to bike commuting but just wanted to share my experience in dealing with coming to an intersection. As I approach an intersection, I try to move over to the left to join cars at the red...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By CornyBum

What a great story! :thumb:

What a great story! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 01:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks for all you replies so far, guys. :) I...

Thanks for all you replies so far, guys. :) I think that it may not be worth the damage to myself and my bike to ride in Southern California's version of flooded conditions. If I try it, I'll...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By CornyBum

Haha, you're hardcore, man. :P

Haha, you're hardcore, man. :P
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 12:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,017
Posted By CornyBum

On my tiny commute of less than a couple of...

On my tiny commute of less than a couple of miles, I just wear my work shoes, which are the kind worn by those who work in supermarkets and restaurants: basically a rougher version of dress shoes.
Forum: Commuting
01-21-10, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By CornyBum

Help with Riding in Rain

Since my bike's going to have some work done on it, I've been driving a car to work these days. From the safety of commuting by car, I've been able to wonder about how I would tackle commuting in the...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-10, 02:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,116
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks for the tip. :)

Thanks for the tip. :)
Forum: Commuting
01-21-10, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By CornyBum

Thanks, hairnet, but my Marathon Supremes (with...

Thanks, hairnet, but my Marathon Supremes (with reflective sidewalls) are scheduled to arrive later today. ;)
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