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Forum: Commuting
10-03-06, 10:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,306
Posted By BitterCoconut

Reflective stickers

I used these for a while. Very reflective.
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/Profile.cfm?SKU=10691&item=00-2005&slitrk=search&slisearch=true
Forum: Commuting
09-28-06, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By BitterCoconut

I use this one and it has saved me several times...

I use this one and it has saved me several times on the road. About 5 inches long and 2 inches wide at the trigger/inflation area....
Forum: Commuting
08-04-06, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By BitterCoconut

Welcome to commuting. Great job!

Welcome to commuting. Great job!
Forum: Commuting
07-26-06, 11:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,038
Posted By BitterCoconut

+1 Skull cap makes a world of difference. ...

+1 Skull cap makes a world of difference.

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=15757&subcategory_ID=1340
Forum: Commuting
07-11-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By BitterCoconut

Shoes could be too small, but try moving the...

Shoes could be too small, but try moving the cleats to where they are positioned right under the ball of your feet. If the cleats are moved all the way forward you are putting too much stress on your...
Forum: Commuting
05-16-06, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By BitterCoconut

http://www.performancebike.com/product_images/400/...

http://www.performancebike.com/product_images/400/40_2202.jpg
You are so right. Got to use my Hurricane Quick Shot CO2 inflator for the first time. Will never leave home without it.
Forum: Commuting
05-16-06, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By BitterCoconut

http://file003.bebo.com/large/2006/05/17/04/189836...

http://file003.bebo.com/large/2006/05/17/04/18983673a839789785b644920106l.jpg
My front tube went KABOOM 1 mile into my 11 mile commute. It caught me by surprise and almost made me crash. I have...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-06, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By BitterCoconut

Congratulations Jay! Welcome to commuting and it...

Congratulations Jay! Welcome to commuting and it does feel good to ride to and from work. I have been commuting since the beginning of the year and love it.
Forum: Commuting
05-12-06, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By BitterCoconut

Welcome aboard Nykon.:)

Welcome aboard Nykon.:)
Forum: Commuting
05-11-06, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By BitterCoconut

I was sidelined from Feb 2 to Mar 27 due to an...

I was sidelined from Feb 2 to Mar 27 due to an injury and it's amazing how quickly the body goes down hill. WELCOME BACK!
Forum: Commuting
05-03-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By BitterCoconut

and crack:eek:

and crack:eek:
Forum: Commuting
05-01-06, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 944
Posted By BitterCoconut

Glad you're doing well. You going to try to "run...

Glad you're doing well. You going to try to "run into" her again?:D
Forum: Commuting
05-01-06, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 990
Posted By BitterCoconut

I had the same kind of luck at first. Had flat...

I had the same kind of luck at first. Had flat tires two days in a row, rode the third day without a flat, but on the fourth day another flat. Since then (knock on wood) I haven't had a flat in...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-06, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By BitterCoconut

A new set of rims and tires can get pretty...

A new set of rims and tires can get pretty expensive. I use a MTB for my commute, but use road tires on the same rims that came with the bike when I purchased it. It doesn't take very long to change...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-06, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By BitterCoconut

Just want to share an experience I had with a...

Just want to share an experience I had with a golf ball and a cop.
Got hit by a golf ball riding next to a golf course, golf ball knocked me out, I wrecked and my bike was destroyed by a passing...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-06, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,012
Posted By BitterCoconut

Bike and upgrades approximately $800.00

Bike and upgrades approximately $800.00
Forum: Commuting
04-04-06, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By BitterCoconut

Spencerday, the cause for your bicycle shifting...

Spencerday, the cause for your bicycle shifting on its own could be one or all of the things you mentioned. Do both derailleurs shift on their own? Have you approached REI about replacing the bike...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By BitterCoconut

How much of a difference do studs, compared to...

How much of a difference do studs, compared to regular MTB tires, make? Had couple of issues (slipping) riding in yesterday and today, but it was still alot of fun. Thornton to DTC is impressive...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-06, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By BitterCoconut

I have not commuted to work since March 3. I was...

I have not commuted to work since March 3. I was very sick for a week and my work schedule and location changed for several days. Because of the equipment I use at work it makes it impossible to...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-06, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By BitterCoconut

I use a Cat Eye Power Opticube HL-EL500 in front...

I use a Cat Eye Power Opticube HL-EL500 in front that I purchased as a set with a Cateye® TL-LD170 Taillight for $39.99 from Performance. The EL500 does a great job to light up some of the road as...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-06, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By BitterCoconut

I love my Cane Creek bar ends. Had regular bar...

I love my Cane Creek bar ends. Had regular bar ends prior to my CC's and probably won't ever go back to regular bar ends. Biffed it once into some water and had to ride without gloves for a while and...
02-20-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By BitterCoconut

I agree with Danno and roadbuzz. Start with the...

I agree with Danno and roadbuzz. Start with the slowest class to see how you do. You will quickly see if you need to advance to the next class. Lots of times I have noticed that the actual speeds...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-06, 10:52 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,050
Posted By BitterCoconut

body is 42...mind is 18

body is 42...mind is 18
Forum: Commuting
02-18-06, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By BitterCoconut

The commute wasn't as bad as I thought it was...

The commute wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. The main problem was ice on the bike paths I use. I almost wimped out when I saw the temperature. I even had to shed a layer of clothing...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By BitterCoconut

It seems to me if the cop was such a control...

It seems to me if the cop was such a control freak, he would have pulled you over after you took the lane back. I think there could be many reasons why he pulled out in front of you and then slowed...
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