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12-22-17, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By KLW2

Here is a nice article at Peter White Cycles...

Here is a nice article at Peter White Cycles (http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/studdedtires.php)...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-15-17, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,531
Posted By KLW2

I have a Framed 1x10 no studs. Only ride it in...

I have a Framed 1x10 no studs. Only ride it in light snow out on the lakes... Not a very useful winter bike. (my opinion)

I built an old Gary Fisher MTB with Nokia Mount & Ground studded tires for...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-14-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,531
Posted By KLW2

I have a bridge like that here... I walk it.....

I have a bridge like that here... I walk it.....
06-16-17, 04:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,070
Posted By KLW2

Nope, still use the good old spreadsheet. :thumb:

Nope, still use the good old spreadsheet. :thumb:
11-15-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,070
Posted By KLW2

I find riding in temps even below 0 deg F isn't...

I find riding in temps even below 0 deg F isn't bad. Surprisingly you generate a lot of heat and as long as my hands and feet are warm, I'm good. Usually had to unzip front and cool down a bit... I...
09-28-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 46,056
Posted By KLW2

Keep the inside of your wrists where the...

Keep the inside of your wrists where the veins/arteries are close to the surface, covered and warm. You wil be surprised at how much warmer your hands will be.....
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By KLW2

Magicshine customer service has been stellar in...

Magicshine customer service has been stellar in the years that I have been doing business with them. I bought one of the original lights and the battery was recalled. Can't say enough about how they...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By KLW2

Keep your wrists covered. If not, the blood in...

Keep your wrists covered. If not, the blood in the veins/arteries will loose heat to/from your hands,,,,,,
05-14-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,501
Posted By KLW2

I ring my bell and say hello, good morning or...

I ring my bell and say hello, good morning or something. Seems to work best, although there are some who don't hear anything and those who move left when you call your pass. In any event, I slow down...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,400
Posted By KLW2

I used to do 52 miles round trip and found that I...

I used to do 52 miles round trip and found that I was too tired if I did it 5 days. Dropped to 3 days and was fine. On the other 2 days did about 30...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,345
Posted By KLW2

Gates now has a free Iphone app to set your belt...

Gates now has a free Iphone app to set your belt tension with. You pluck the belt and it listens to the harmonic to tell you what your tension is. Nice touch!
02-11-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,198
Posted By KLW2

They tend to starve for oxygen after a bit in my...

They tend to starve for oxygen after a bit in my boots...then cold and wet.
02-11-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,859
Posted By KLW2

Wicking poly then wool and windbreaker with pit...

Wicking poly then wool and windbreaker with pit zips works for me.
02-11-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By KLW2

Love the Showers Pass stuff. Picked up at REI on...

Love the Showers Pass stuff. Picked up at REI on sale....
02-11-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 226,420
Posted By KLW2

Retro but updated; Gotham 298770

Retro but updated;
Gotham
298770
Forum: Commuting
02-11-13, 05:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,345
Posted By KLW2

Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Commuting
02-10-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,345
Posted By KLW2

What bike? I have the Novara Gotham with...

What bike?
I have the Novara Gotham with NuVinci n360 hub. So quiet and smooth...........
Forum: Commuting
02-10-13, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,345
Posted By KLW2

My centertrack Gates belt and IGH just goes and...

My centertrack Gates belt and IGH just goes and goes and goes.......in any weather.
Forum: Commuting
02-10-13, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,125
Posted By KLW2

My coldest ride was -32F wind chill / -25F air...

My coldest ride was -32F wind chill / -25F air temperature and bar mitts kept my hands nice and warm. Wear a pair of medium weight wool mittens inside them.
Forum: Commuting
04-25-12, 05:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,280
Posted By KLW2

I find that holding one's arms close to the torso...

I find that holding one's arms close to the torso allows for a more aerodynamic flight as one passes over the stem bolts and garners more points from one's riding buddys. Mine are hydraulic and that...
Forum: Touring
04-20-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By KLW2

Full and have the brake locked so it won't...

Full and have the brake locked so it won't roll.Lean bike against something if you can, I sometimes just lean it against me and load the bags onto the racks.
Forum: Touring
04-16-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By KLW2

Hi Tandem, I live in the NE suburbs of St Paul...

Hi Tandem,
I live in the NE suburbs of St Paul (White Bear Lake) when are you planning to travel?
Keith
Forum: Commuting
04-16-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 56,384
Posted By KLW2

I have the Kryptonite Evoloution small U lock and...

I have the Kryptonite Evoloution small U lock and use the mount that came with it..2 years and no issues...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,074
Posted By KLW2

I have the Novara Gotham. It has the NuVinci hub...

I have the Novara Gotham. It has the NuVinci hub and Gates Center Track belt drive. For an all around, just get on it and go bike, I wouldn't go back to a chain. Tire changing is not a problem but I...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-12, 06:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,646
Posted By KLW2

It's really nice, Kind of infinite adjustment of...

It's really nice, Kind of infinite adjustment of gears without any steps. Smooth and really fun to get the perfect gearing that you want. (Within the gear ratio limits of the hub and cogs of course.)...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,646
Posted By KLW2

I bought the Gotham during the sale and really...

I bought the Gotham during the sale and really love the belt system. If you keep it tensioned correctly (easy to do) it works great. I have tried the tension tight as it should be and fairly loose....
Forum: Touring
04-04-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,062
Posted By KLW2

Just planning some 2 to 3 day midweek bike...

Just planning some 2 to 3 day midweek bike camping trips from White Bear Lake, Mn. to various state, national parks and forests in the 50 to 75 mile distance.
Forum: Commuting
03-31-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,159
Posted By KLW2

Rock on, again! I used to do a 50 mile round...

Rock on, again!
I used to do a 50 mile round trip, but only 4 days a week. After a while, I hade to cut it down to 40, I was was just too tired to keep doing 50....... so your 70+ just kicks my...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,488
Posted By KLW2

I really like the Linus too. BicycleTimes journal...

I really like the Linus too. BicycleTimes journal did a very favorable review on it (http://www.bicycletimesmag.com/content/review-linus-roadster-8). I finally decided on the Novara Gotham (spendy...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,319
Posted By KLW2

I commuted year round (sun, rain & snow) in...

I commuted year round (sun, rain & snow) in Minnesota for a year with a 2003 and it worked fine. Commute at the time was 24 miles round trip.
Forum: Commuting
03-23-12, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,273,742
Posted By KLW2

Pick this up today!

Novara Gotham belt drive, NuVinci N360 hub.....
Forum: Commuting
12-07-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By KLW2

OP is talking about Magicshine, not DiNotte....

OP is talking about Magicshine, not DiNotte. Magicshine doesn't come with a mount like that. I mounted a piece of pvc on the rear of my rack. I use a small piece (2'' or so) of tubing between the...
12-07-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,668
Posted By KLW2

+1 !!!!!!!!!!!!!

+1 !!!!!!!!!!!!!
12-06-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,566
Posted By KLW2

I really like the BikeGlow (EL wire)...

I really like the BikeGlow (EL wire) (http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=bikeglow&tag=googhydr-20&index=aps&hvadid=7898992299&ref=pd_sl_1glvl4ei5k_e) Works great from all directions and you...
12-06-11, 09:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,834
Posted By KLW2

I have the same issue with the charger and...

I have the same issue with the charger and battery connection. I first thought it might have been the new battery/old charger. Asked Geoman and they quickly sent a new charger. (Boy, I sure wish...
Forum: Touring
11-19-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,631
Posted By KLW2

I tried battery powered speakers but traffic...

I tried battery powered speakers but traffic noise as cars passed drowned them out. Went to one ear bud. I was listening to audio books so losing long periods of sound wasn't acceptable....
Forum: Touring
10-16-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,463
Views: 2,165,921
Posted By KLW2

Nice picture and nice English as well!

Nice picture and nice English as well!
Forum: Touring
10-13-11, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By KLW2

There are some instructions at CrazyGuy here...

There are some instructions at CrazyGuy here (http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?o=1r4vFZo&doc_id=8122&v=Cj) that may help.....
Forum: Touring
09-21-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,642
Posted By KLW2

I have the Eureka Timberline2 and the REI...

I have the Eureka Timberline2 and the REI HalfDome. Both are great tents with ample room.
Forum: Touring
07-26-11, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By KLW2

+1 I use rubber tubing slit lengthwise...

+1

I use rubber tubing slit lengthwise attached to the rack with zip ties. Nice and quiet too.......
Forum: Commuting
07-26-11, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,273,742
Posted By KLW2

I have the same color 88 Voyageur and it is a...

I have the same color 88 Voyageur and it is a great riding bike. I have 2 years commuting on it and will be selling it now that I no longer commute (retired) and have too many bikes.... Really nice...
07-06-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By KLW2

I'm not a native Minnesotan, but a military brat...

I'm not a native Minnesotan, but a military brat born in Walter Reed Hospital - Washington DC ..... so I'm somewhat shorter than anyone who would fit that bike!
I do have the emblem on a few things...
07-06-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By KLW2

Paramount on Minneapolis CL

Not affiliated.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/2479138038.html
05-16-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,549
Posted By KLW2

Got mine today! USPS

Got mine today! USPS
Forum: Touring
11-06-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By KLW2

I use a champion flyer on my LHT and it's...

I use a champion flyer on my LHT and it's great....no bounce and just takes the edge off.....
Forum: Touring
11-06-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By KLW2

How does it fit? Does it hit your downtube and...

How does it fit? Does it hit your downtube and cable bosses or were you able to adjust it better?
Forum: Commuting
11-05-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,164
Posted By KLW2

I used panniers and Eagle Creek folder...

I used panniers and Eagle Creek folder (http://www.rei.com/product/796368) to keep everything nice. Had a fitness center at work so I kept a locker with shoes, belt etc....now I commute to coffee and...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By KLW2

I moved to the salmon from the black...

I moved to the salmon from the black thinline...seems to stop better and eat the rims less in the winter muck....quieter as well.
11-01-10, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By KLW2

Mittens and pogies when it gets cold.

Mittens and pogies when it gets cold.
Forum: Commuting
10-28-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By KLW2

Funny! They showed the owner on tv and he said he...

Funny! They showed the owner on tv and he said he didn't have any insurance to cover it and was hoping the homeowner's policy might....
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