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Forum: Commuting
06-11-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,013
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I carry the following (although I am probably...

I carry the following (although I am probably forgetting something):

- Park Tool Tire Levers...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-14, 08:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,342
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

+1 :thumb:

+1 :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
06-11-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,342
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Nope, sorry. I've had my Brooks B18...

Nope, sorry. I've had my Brooks B18 (http://www.brooksengland.com/catalogue-and-shop/saddles/city+%26+heavy+duty/B18+Lady+Raspberry+%26+Grips/) since November, and that first time my ass hit the...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Congrats! That first commute (wherever it takes...

Congrats! That first commute (wherever it takes you) is always exhilarating, and you know you're hooked. :)
Forum: Commuting
06-11-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,053
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I second awfulwaffle. If someone truly wants a...

I second awfulwaffle. If someone truly wants a bicycle, they will find a way. I use the Knog Strongman accompanied by an OnGuard Combo Cable Lock. Both my tires, and my seat are bolted on (no QR).
Forum: Commuting
06-11-14, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Hi Ronald, Welcome to the forums! I,...

Hi Ronald,

Welcome to the forums! I, myself, have not been around in months due to a move, an serious illness, a new job, my MA thesis etc., but am trying to get back in the swing of things...
01-28-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Food For Thought

I was mulling over this earlier this week. I think I already know the answer, but there may be something that I am not considering, so I'll just post it and see what happens. If you're bicycle does...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Sorry about your vomit. I'm a little too young to...

Sorry about your vomit. I'm a little too young to know who the Kinks are, but the Barry Manilow song was a in a movie and that is how I heard of it. :)
Forum: Commuting
01-19-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Good call. I will definitely have to invest in a...

Good call. I will definitely have to invest in a battery operated light (or a few) for the trip. Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
01-19-14, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Thanks! I will definitely look into it!

Thanks! I will definitely look into it!
Forum: Commuting
01-19-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

:lol: True. :thumb:

:lol: True. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-14-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I've never even heard of that song. Thanks! I...

I've never even heard of that song. Thanks! I named her after the Barry Manilow song. :)
Forum: Commuting
01-14-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Lola is a Schwinn Voyageur.

Lola is a Schwinn Voyageur.
Forum: Touring
01-13-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Touring Lights

Going on my first tour this August/September (see here (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/929632-Roscommon-to-Mackinaw)). I would like some advice on lights. Currently, Lola is set up with the...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I agree with you, I, tend, to be one of those...

I agree with you, I, tend, to be one of those people who believe that as long as you take excellent care of your bicycle, then it can get you where you are going, where ever that may be.
Forum: Commuting
01-13-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

jyl, I'm not sure what I am going to be...

jyl,

I'm not sure what I am going to be doing yet. I would love to camp it (just to say that, at least once I bicycle camped, because this is my first time touring, I am just testing it out to...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-14, 10:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Thanks for the advice. When I originally bought...

Thanks for the advice. When I originally bought Lola, I did not have too much of an interest in touring, but it has now peeked my interest, so I am going to start with this small ride, to see if I...
Forum: Commuting
01-12-14, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Touring on your commuter.

Well, Lola and I have decided to take our very first bicycle tour. As a "gift" to myself in August when I graduate with my MA, I am going to take my very first bicycle tour from Roscommon, Michigan...
Forum: Touring
01-12-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Roscommon to Mackinaw

This is my first time in the Touring Forum, as I mostly hang around in the Commuting and Women's Forums. Anyway, as a "gift" to myself in August when I graduate with my MA, I am going on my first...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,796
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I, too, finally "saw the light", and broke down...

I, too, finally "saw the light", and broke down and installed Velo Orange Hammered Fenders on Lola this past November. I, too, enjoy my ass being dry. Enjoy them!
Forum: Introductions
01-09-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Welcome! I hope that you, and your family enjoy...

Welcome! I hope that you, and your family enjoy cycling. Warning: It can be addictive! Not just the riding, but also the accessories, clothing etc.

Enjoy!
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,007
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Do you find that it works well when attached to...

Do you find that it works well when attached to the shoe?

I just think that an app update to add the cycling option would be kickass!
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 08:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,007
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Nope! :lol: She said that she doesn't want me to...

Nope! :lol: She said that she doesn't want me to do her laundry anymore (not sure why, I do great laundry ... :lol:). I ended up purchasing it as a post-Yule gift to myself. All in all, a nice...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,007
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Update: Ended up getting the Fitbit Force today....

Update: Ended up getting the Fitbit Force today. I am actually really liking it, but we will have to see how it goes. If it had something for cyclilng this thing really would be perfect (for me,...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,007
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-03-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,007
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Fitbit

I am not sure if this the correct forum to post this in, but since this is the one that I spend the most time in, I will just put it here. My Mom, and sister recently purchased the Fitbit Flex...
Forum: Commuting
01-03-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,357
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

+1 for the multi-modal option. I, myself, know...

+1 for the multi-modal option. I, myself, know how you feel I have had to move back home due to financial constraints, and have lost my bicycling commute. While, unlike you, I had no option in this,...
Forum: Commuting
01-03-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Awesome! It looks like a lot of fun!

Awesome! It looks like a lot of fun!
Forum: Commuting
12-30-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Holiday Loot

What did everyone get for the holidays (cycling related only, please)?

Lola, and I got a $100 gift card to Performance Bike, and a Blackburn AirStik SL Pump...
Forum: Foo
12-30-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Growing up, and to this day, my Mom still puts...

Growing up, and to this day, my Mom still puts "From, Santa" on all of our packages! I just think it is her cute, little tradition that she likes, and (although, I am a huge pessimist - damn manic...
Forum: Commuting
12-15-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,805
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

For Winter/Summer (I complete my MA in August,...

For Winter/Summer (I complete my MA in August, then I'm getting ready to apply for law school), all of my classes/thesis work will be done online, so driving is not the issue, and I will be able to...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,805
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

"Commuting" When Not Living in the City

Well, unfortunately, I have had to give up my apartment in Ann Arbor, and move back home to my parent's house in the suburbs. This means that I am no longer commuting by bike, as the city my parent's...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I, too, love to ride my bike. However, she is an...

I, too, love to ride my bike. However, she is an investment, and as such, I would like to make sure that she sticks around for a long time. :)
11-23-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

:lol: Good plug at the end of your post! How do...

:lol: Good plug at the end of your post! How do you find them for riding on roads in total darkness? I am thinking of getting one from GLCF on Stadium, as I have a store credit from them. However, I...
11-23-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I was looking into this light. Do you find th...

I was looking into this light. Do you find th output still good enough to light your path, if you hit unexpected patches of total darkness? Thanks!
11-23-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

+1

+1
Forum: Commuting
11-23-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,422
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I mainly ride alone, so it should be good! Thanks!

I mainly ride alone, so it should be good! Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
11-23-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,422
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Cool. I am definitely not that DIY talented,...

Cool. I am definitely not that DIY talented, though. :lol:
Forum: Commuting
11-19-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,578
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Thanks Chad! Are these all Presta valves? I've...

Thanks Chad! Are these all Presta valves? I've got Schrader valve on Lola's 700x38 tires. :)
Forum: Commuting
11-19-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,578
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Hi Chad, I'm just not a fan of the size. I'd...

Hi Chad,
I'm just not a fan of the size. I'd like something smaller I can fit in a tool roll. :)
Forum: Commuting
11-19-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,578
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I've got CO2, too.

I've got CO2, too.
Forum: Commuting
11-19-13, 09:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,578
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Yes, the mini pump is a lot of work which is why...

Yes, the mini pump is a lot of work which is why I have CO2 as a backup. :) Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
11-19-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,578
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Due to some plumbing issues in my apartment I've...

Due to some plumbing issues in my apartment I've been staying in another unit, and have not been able to pick up my bike from the shop where she was having her Brooks saddle/grips installed. To be...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,422
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Mudflaps

Just a quick thought on mud flaps. I have the Verlo Orange Leather Mudflap for Lola, and the shop installed it on the front instead of the rear. I understand that in the scheme of things it does not...
11-18-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Thanks! It's a consideration.

Thanks! It's a consideration.
11-18-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Thanks for the pic! Very nice! However, I do not...

Thanks for the pic! Very nice! However, I do not have a handlebar bag. Other suggestions are welcome!
11-18-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

I'm getting that they are both listed at $79.99?...

I'm getting that they are both listed at $79.99? Hmmm ... odd. Another poster suggested this...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,847
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Dang, 1200 lumens? I'm thinking one may do the...

Dang, 1200 lumens? I'm thinking one may do the trick! Thanks!

Get two and have a spare battery.

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Forum: Commuting
11-18-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,578
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

Mini Mini Mini Pump

Okay, so I currently have the Spin Doctor Rescue HV Mini Pump (http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1122585_-1___000000) mounted to Lola, and am not a fan of it, at all! However,...
11-18-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By Bikeforumuser0011

How do you find the run time with the Phillips...

How do you find the run time with the Phillips Saferide? I found it on Amazon for $80, and am mulling over whether or not to jump on it, since the original price is $219.
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