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12-14-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By scoatw

For the last 12 years I've been wearing Sport...

For the last 12 years I've been wearing Sport Hill XC pants. Windproof to 35mph, Coldproof to about 20F. Below that, wear thermals. A relaxed fit so if need be you can wear over something else. I...
11-13-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,772
Posted By scoatw

I've been riding a aluminum framed Gary Fisher...

I've been riding a aluminum framed Gary Fisher year round for 12 years now. I've had to replace several parts over the years but the bike is holding up good. I wouldn't trade it for nothing.
10-31-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By scoatw

I wear Sport Hill XC pants over my workpants. I...

I wear Sport Hill XC pants over my workpants. I do that when morning temps are in the 30f 's. When it gets in the 20f 's I'll add a pair of leg warmers for an extra layer. That works below 0f. That's...
10-18-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,462
Posted By scoatw

Temperatures in the 20's I've got a pair of LL...

Temperatures in the 20's I've got a pair of LL Bean Snow Sneakers keeping the dogs warm. I've been using those for 12 years now. They work down to about 5f to 0f. Sometimes I'll use toe covers over...
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,435
Posted By scoatw

I commute everday, year round thru urban setting....

I commute everday, year round thru urban setting. The last couple of years I've been riding on Schwalbe Marathon with Green Guard. I'm lucky to get one flat a year with these tires. And I'm getting...
10-01-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,732
Posted By scoatw

Sorry to respond so late. I just now saw it on my...

Sorry to respond so late. I just now saw it on my notifications. Just as I described. First put balaclava on covering your mouth. Second, fit headband around your head so it covers your nose and...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,913
Posted By scoatw

In the winter, and sometimes in the rain, I use...

In the winter, and sometimes in the rain, I use Visorgogs. I don't know about using them full time. I wear prescription glasses also and I've never been hit by anything.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-18, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By scoatw

https://youtu.be/-XUFVrl0UT4 ...

https://youtu.be/-XUFVrl0UT4
I omit the part using the straps when using this technique. Works great. People will be amazed at your new skill.
02-05-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,793
Posted By scoatw

I've been using O2 rain pants pushing 12 years...

I've been using O2 rain pants pushing 12 years and they're still going strong. More than $50 though. But worth every penny.
Forum: Commuting
01-20-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By scoatw

I made mine from a rubber stair tread, used cable...

I made mine from a rubber stair tread, used cable ties to attach it. That was seven years ago.
01-18-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By scoatw

I would say a Nokian. But who knows.

I would say a Nokian. But who knows.
01-16-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,675
Posted By scoatw

For the past eleven winters I've been using LL...

For the past eleven winters I've been using LL Bean Snow sneakers. They're good to 0f. NEOS overshoes for below that.
01-15-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 122,860
Posted By scoatw

Fogging goggles solved ? I use an old...

Fogging goggles solved ?

I use an old Iditarod trick I saw back in 09 of Jay Petervary,a veteran rider of the 1000 mi trip to Nome. In addition to wearing a balaclava, I cover my nose and cheeks...
01-06-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,421
Posted By scoatw

A few years back I got a good balaclava on eBay....

A few years back I got a good balaclava on eBay. They had a great selection and most had free shipping.
01-06-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,600
Posted By scoatw

61. I've been commuting year round for 11yrs....

61. I've been commuting year round for 11yrs. Coldest ride was -14f. I have good winter gear. Wife thinks I'm nuts.
01-06-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,732
Posted By scoatw

I use an old Iditarod trick I saw back in 09 of...

I use an old Iditarod trick I saw back in 09 of Jay Petervary,a veteran rider of the 1000 mi trip to Nome. In addition to wearing a balaclava, I cover my nose and cheeks with a fleece headband. This...
01-05-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,732
Posted By scoatw

I use Visorgogs. $8. Once you get past their odd...

I use Visorgogs. $8. Once you get past their odd style you'll have a good set of goggles that don't fog up. As long as the warm air from your balaclava doesn't channel up to the goggle that is. Been...
12-03-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,096
Posted By scoatw

I use sport hill xc pants. I searched around and...

I use sport hill xc pants. I searched around and saved about forty percent off. I now have four pairs. And I've had them going on ten years.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,962
Posted By scoatw

I wish they had them at the grocery store or the...

I wish they had them at the grocery store or the mall.
06-11-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,364
Posted By scoatw

I got over 15k on a pair of Rhyno lites before...

I got over 15k on a pair of Rhyno lites before the braking surface wore out.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,224
Posted By scoatw

If the wind is expected over 45mph then I might...

If the wind is expected over 45mph then I might bail out for that day. That has happened once about two years ago. Aero bars help in strong winds.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,934
Posted By scoatw

No eyelets, no problem....

No eyelets, no problem. http://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/1046892-how-can-i-mount-full-fenders-front-cf-fork.html
Forum: Commuting
05-07-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,124
Posted By scoatw

I would likely get a pair of Schwalbe Marathons....

I would likely get a pair of Schwalbe Marathons. Maybe spend any leftover on some brake pads, I like to keep stuff like that stocked up. The tires would be sitting around for a while. My present pair...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 74,700
Posted By scoatw

augustgarage (CA) __________ 2325.2 (2722.5...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 2325.2 (2722.5 total) [58/58]
buzzbee (CA) _______________ 2030.0
Bizman (PA) ________________ 1889.0 (2106 total)
Tarwheel (NC) ______________ 1309.0 (2047 total)...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By scoatw

Will they fit in toe clips?

Will they fit in toe clips?
Forum: Commuting
03-30-16, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,227
Posted By scoatw

TSL - When you rode up to Mt. Evans did you have...

TSL - When you rode up to Mt. Evans did you have problems with the altitude or were you acclimated. I was there last year. I drove it. Beautiful road. My hats off to you. I took my mountain bike with...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,128
Posted By scoatw

Is that a washer or a lock washer behind the nut?

Is that a washer or a lock washer behind the nut?
Forum: Commuting
03-01-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,128
Posted By scoatw

Never mind. I figured it out. Look at the...

Never mind. I figured it out. Look at the picture. I saw all of them, but the first one. Pretty clever.

That's only the upteenth great idea that I've gotten from BF. I'll use that one to mount...
Forum: Commuting
02-29-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,991
Posted By scoatw

I hope you find what you want.

I hope you find what you want.
Forum: Commuting
02-28-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,128
Posted By scoatw

So what is the plastic square?

So what is the plastic square?
Forum: Commuting
02-18-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,798
Posted By scoatw

This afternoon it was sunny and 38f/3c. I had...

This afternoon it was sunny and 38f/3c. I had t-shirt,work shirt, long sleeve jersey, outer shell. The bottom was, underwear, Sport Hill XC pants,socks and snow sneakers. Helmet cover and thin...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,788
Posted By scoatw

I use a set of Planet Bike fenders on my Gary...

I use a set of Planet Bike fenders on my Gary Fisher with a pair of Gazza 294's mounted to the rims. And the clearance is just fine.

Look at what others around town have done. I'm sure you can...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,284
Posted By scoatw

It was 6f/-13c this morning. The Aftn was...

It was 6f/-13c this morning. The Aftn was 23f/-5c. We're having a mild winter and these are the coldest temperatures we've had so far this season. My area has only had nine inches of snow so far. And...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 74,700
Posted By scoatw

augustgarage (CA) ____________ 683.2 (822...

augustgarage (CA) ____________ 683.2 (822 total)[16/16]
Cosmic Hawk (HI) _____________ 671.8 (738 total)
Bizman (PA) __________________ 604.0 (708 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________ 583.0...
02-03-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,085
Posted By scoatw

I use a plastic gallon jug of warm water and...

I use a plastic gallon jug of warm water and rinse the bike off outside, then let it dry in the garage. In temperatures below 15f/-9c I'll bring it inside. It seems to operate better storing it in...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By scoatw

Nokomis Jacket (Hi-viz Yellow) | O2 Rainwear...

Nokomis Jacket (Hi-viz Yellow) | O2 Rainwear (http://o2rainwear.com/2011/03/nokomis-jacket-hi-viz-yellow/)
01-31-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By scoatw

They're is nothing wrong with using shoe covers...

They're is nothing wrong with using shoe covers over non-spd shoes. If they fit OK. I use shoe covers over my Keen sandals all of the time. And I'll add toe covers, at times, for extra warmth. Keep...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,798
Posted By scoatw

At 30f/-1c. On top I had a t-shirt, cotton(gasp!)...

At 30f/-1c. On top I had a t-shirt, cotton(gasp!) work shirt, long sleeve jersey, mid-layer jacket, and outer shell(J&G rain jacket). The head, I had mid weight balaclava and helmet cover. The bottom...
01-30-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By scoatw

Visorgogs might do the trick, if you can get past...

Visorgogs might do the trick, if you can get past their odd styling. Don't know if they're available in Canada. But they work for me.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,174
Posted By scoatw

So, give us a review on the tire chains. Curious...

So, give us a review on the tire chains. Curious how they ride on pavement.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By scoatw

I don't care who you are. Fatbike or no Fatbike....

I don't care who you are. Fatbike or no Fatbike. You ain't ridin in 20 inches of snow. My max is 12 inches, and that's only if I have a car tire track to ride in. Follow the snowplow. Colorado...
01-26-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,576
Posted By scoatw

I wish the Discovery channel, or someone would...

I wish the Discovery channel, or someone would film this and the Iditarod Trail Invitational. You could have Les Stroud interview the riders out on the trail. And I could watch it all from my couch.
01-16-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By scoatw

Here is a company that outfitted the base layers...

Here is a company that outfitted the base layers for the Seahawks and the Vikings when they played in below zero temperatures last week.


HEATR® Ski Socks - WSI Sports manufactures high...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,245
Posted By scoatw

I've had a pair of Nokian 294's pushing nine...

I've had a pair of Nokian 294's pushing nine years. And I've never lost a stud in either of them.
Forum: Commuting
01-14-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,688
Posted By scoatw

I second the mirror suggestion. If your riding in...

I second the mirror suggestion. If your riding in traffic, it really helps. I wouldn't ride without one.
01-12-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,980
Posted By scoatw

You could do something like this on a smaller...

You could do something like this on a smaller scale. You wouldn't have to make the middle strip as wide as the one in the picture made for a fatbike.
...
Forum: Commuting
01-07-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,097
Posted By scoatw

I had a day like that once. It took me three...

I had a day like that once. It took me three hours to get home. We had 15" the first day and another 12" the next day. It was the next day that made it difficult beyond comprehension. At a few points...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 74,700
Posted By scoatw

Sir Coastalot (TYO) _______________32 (52.9 ...

Sir Coastalot (TYO) _______________32 (52.9
Scoatw _________________________11
bulevardi (Belgium)_______________ 1,4


The obligatory new years day ride
Forum: Commuting
01-01-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 95,935
Posted By scoatw

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 8,556.8...

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 8,556.8 (11,441.6 total) [198/198]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 8,300 [200] 200-days goal achieved (12/11); any add'l is icin'
dshue5 (MN)...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,144
Posted By scoatw

I use a J&G rainjacket for my outer shell and a...

I use a J&G rainjacket for my outer shell and a Sport Hill Symetry jacket for my mid layer. I use those all winter and make adjustments with adding a long sleeve jersey or not. Depending on the...
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