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06-27-15, 11:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,174
Posted By davehbuffalo

Troll

Troll
11-24-14, 08:38 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 17,262
Posted By davehbuffalo

I got the Ixon IQ with batteries and charger for...

I got the Ixon IQ with batteries and charger for $80 from Peter White. Throws the light where I need it. Gets my vote, but I guess some people need something brighter. If I needed more light I'd...
08-17-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,918
Posted By davehbuffalo

I'm no expert, but at your height small/52cm...

I'm no expert, but at your height small/52cm seems small. If they just guessed off height, that's not a good sign. The correct answer may depend on what you're using the bike for -- are you racing...
Replies: 25
Views: 7,187
Posted By davehbuffalo

Bike weight and the myth of 'fast' bikes -...

Bike weight and the myth of 'fast' bikes - VeloNews.com (http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/08/news/bike-weight-myth-fast-bikes_339880#feCmEcXYTvFF7043.01)
Forum: Great Lakes
09-02-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By davehbuffalo

Thanks for the replies. Sorry for the delayed...

Thanks for the replies. Sorry for the delayed response... I've been super busy since I've been here in CLE. I did the towpath yesterday, and really enjoyed it. We rode from downtown Cleveland to the...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-28-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By davehbuffalo

That's good news about the crowds only being...

That's good news about the crowds only being really bad around Peninsula, and a good tip about checking the train schedule.... that could make a big difference. I'm sure it will work out fine. I'll...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-27-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By davehbuffalo

Cleveland and Erie-Ohio Canal (Cuyahoga National Park) - Labor Day

Hi,

Last time I went to Cleveland I went for one night, and ended up staying for three because I had so much fun. I did some pretty mellow riding around the city, but I'm looking to expand my...
08-18-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,278
Posted By davehbuffalo

No, it seems that it's the hair on your legs...

No, it seems that it's the hair on your legs interacting with the road if you crash. I was close, though.
08-18-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,278
Posted By davehbuffalo

A quick googly leads me to believe that it's...

A quick googly leads me to believe that it's referring to the loss of common sense due to being further removed from nature in some regards due to technology. I really am jumping to conclusions and...
07-30-13, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,858
Posted By davehbuffalo

I had 700x60s a few years ago that I put on a...

I had 700x60s a few years ago that I put on a mountain bike. They were much, much faster than the knobbies I had before, and in general they seemed fast. They rolled over cobblestones like they...
07-29-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,881
Posted By davehbuffalo

I stand corrected. It's legal to ride your bike...

I stand corrected. It's legal to ride your bike on the sidewalk in Toronto if the wheel size is 24 inches or smaller.
07-29-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,881
Posted By davehbuffalo

Sure, every place is a little different, but...

Sure, every place is a little different, but here, and as Scooper pointed out San Francisco, and Toronto (where the OP is), cycling on the sidewalk is illegal for adults. I'm sure it makes sense to...
07-29-13, 12:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,881
Posted By davehbuffalo

"You're not a child. Ride on the street like an...

"You're not a child. Ride on the street like an adult."
Forum: Commuting
07-24-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,066
Posted By davehbuffalo

The aura of protection comes from not encouraging...

The aura of protection comes from not encouraging drivers to try to squeeze by dangerously close (by riding too far right as if to say "pass me"). Change is constant. People will get used to sharrows...
07-24-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,437
Posted By davehbuffalo

Flashing lights are good for being seen, but if...

Flashing lights are good for being seen, but if they're as bright as say... a light that you use to see with, it's probably too bright to be blinking. Pointing down helps a lot, but it seems like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 11:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,037
Posted By davehbuffalo

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 10:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,037
Posted By davehbuffalo

I resemble that remark.

I resemble that remark.
Forum: Touring
06-23-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By davehbuffalo

I like this one too... there's a bit of road...

I like this one too... there's a bit of road riding (I recommend veering off and visiting some wineries rather than following Lakeshore the whole way) but it's mostly trail. Inn at Lock 7 is a good...
06-07-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,082
Posted By davehbuffalo

Albatross should be in the mix. I haven't tried...

Albatross should be in the mix. I haven't tried any of the others mentioned, but they certainly don't look as comfortable as my Albas.

http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/hb2.htm
Forum: Commuting
06-02-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By davehbuffalo

+1 Easy to carry and cover anything I'd...

+1

Easy to carry and cover anything I'd likely to be wearing on my feets.
06-02-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,084
Posted By davehbuffalo

Yep. Although I'd eat fat too. I've been low...

Yep. Although I'd eat fat too.

I've been low carb for over a year. It took me at least a couple months to adjust. My personal observation that the need for carbohydrate consumption is directly...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By davehbuffalo

2 - Handlebar mount I like...

2 - Handlebar mount I like http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/m5.htm

3 - Not helmet mount, but I like this: http://www.messengermirror.com/

1 - I wish I had a better answer, but it's been awhile...
10-21-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,440
Posted By davehbuffalo

I have one. The spare tire cover can be...

I have one. The spare tire cover can be re-attached without uninstalling the adapter plate. Once the plate is installed, it's easy to get the rack on and off.
Forum: Foo
09-17-12, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 675
Posted By davehbuffalo

With changes to food production during the last...

With changes to food production during the last half of the 20th century, I'm not convinced that mass-produced meat and eggs are very much like what Grandma cooked.

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Forum: Foo
09-16-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 675
Posted By davehbuffalo

As far as I'm concerned A grass fed ribeye is...

As far as I'm concerned A grass fed ribeye is health food. So are organic eggs.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,770
Posted By davehbuffalo

Perfect.

Perfect.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,770
Posted By davehbuffalo

Nope. The two most recent times were: 1 - A...

Nope. The two most recent times were:

1 - A cabbie doing 50+ in a 30 mph zone, laying into his horn from about 300 feet back up until he buzzed me within inches. There was plenty of room for him...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,770
Posted By davehbuffalo

Around here honking means get the **** out of my...

Around here honking means get the **** out of my way, and it's usually accompanied by tailgating and or buzzing.

It's also done only by people who are clearly the stupidest ******** around.
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Forum: Touring
06-03-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By davehbuffalo

Very nice indeed. Now I really want to take that...

Very nice indeed. Now I really want to take that trip. Curious, what was the damage to your bike?
04-03-12, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,788
Posted By davehbuffalo

Yep, this. I wish I'd done 9 speed instead of 10...

Yep, this. I wish I'd done 9 speed instead of 10 on my old Trek.
04-01-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By davehbuffalo

You didn't specify the type of riding, but...

You didn't specify the type of riding, but Worksman Cycles are heavy duty, made in USA, and much less than $1000.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,494
Posted By davehbuffalo

I spent years stretching and getting my back to...

I spent years stretching and getting my back to crack so that it felt the vertebrae were where they should be. After a pretty serious back injury I could feel that my t2 through t4 were out of place...
03-26-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,026
Posted By davehbuffalo

Why Don't Young Americans Buy Cars? (The Atlantic)

For your reading pleasure:

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/03/why-dont-young-americans-buy-cars/255001/
02-28-12, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By davehbuffalo

Actually, I don't know. You're probably right....

Actually, I don't know. You're probably right. Just ride it :)
02-28-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By davehbuffalo

Sac State? I'd just ride there though and hop on...

Sac State? I'd just ride there though and hop on the trail.
02-24-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By davehbuffalo

86 for me. (Buffalo, NY). Not everything is...

86 for me. (Buffalo, NY). Not everything is listed accurately but I think it's pretty close overall... although perhaps on the low side. Cool site.
02-18-12, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By davehbuffalo

Here's a Delta ride:...

Here's a Delta ride: http://centralcaliforniacycling.com/IH.html
Forum: Commuting
01-15-12, 08:39 AM
Forum: Commuting
01-12-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,099
Posted By davehbuffalo

Minus 33's merino gaiter is $17. I believe their...

Minus 33's merino gaiter is $17. I believe their stuff is pretty on-par with Smartwool.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By davehbuffalo

Merino, yes!

Merino, yes!
01-08-12, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,549
Posted By davehbuffalo

I understand why the elderly don't want to give...

I understand why the elderly don't want to give up their independence. Viable alternatives to a car lifestyle are sorely lacking, especially for the elderly.

I have no idea if it applies to this...
Forum: Touring
01-08-12, 06:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,115
Posted By davehbuffalo

If you really feel the need to judge a tourer it...

If you really feel the need to judge a tourer it should be on how much fun they're having or how successful they are in achieving their goals, whatever they may be.

To OP, those are hawt. Thanks...
12-13-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,820
Posted By davehbuffalo

For me it depends on whether damage (no matter...

For me it depends on whether damage (no matter how minor) could come from the "touch".

Light brush with a finger doesn't bother me. Doing anything that could cause my bike to rub against something...
12-12-11, 11:31 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 02:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,495
Posted By davehbuffalo

I didn't smoke but my varsity was setup this way...

I didn't smoke but my varsity was setup this way in the late 70s too. Mostly we were just cruisin' around no-hands and on the rare occasion when we had to touch the handlebars or brakes they were...
12-11-11, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,837
Posted By davehbuffalo

For what it's worth REI says Woolite is "too...

For what it's worth REI says Woolite is "too oily": http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/fabric+care.html
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 07:32 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 9,151
Posted By davehbuffalo

Who's more super, the guy that thinks carrying...

Who's more super, the guy that thinks carrying isn't a bad idea or the guy who thinks he fight a pack of dogs with his bare hands?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 01:43 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 9,151
Posted By davehbuffalo

It seems like people can't really fathom the...

It seems like people can't really fathom the level of dooshbaggery some of us encounter. Yesterday it was an extremely hostile JAM driving through the park in his SUV with his rotties running free...
11-22-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,595
Posted By davehbuffalo

Well said.

Well said.
10-18-11, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By davehbuffalo

Abu Dhabi Traffic Accidents Dropped 40% During the BlackBerry Outage

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2011/10/abu-dhabi-traffic-accidents-dropped-40-during-blackberry-outage/43784/
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