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04-26-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 16,878
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Comments which were mostly refuted by a later...

Comments which were mostly refuted by a later comment. Did you selectively forget to read that one? So, which comment is to be believed? Obviously, to you, the one that supports your feelings that...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,201
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

I'd recommend the Osprey Momentum line: Momentum...

I'd recommend the Osprey Momentum line: Momentum Series - Osprey Packs, Inc :2014: Official Site (http://www.ospreypacks.com/en/group/commute/momentum_series). Designed primarily with cyclists in...
04-21-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,466
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

When I was researching the bike I wanted, I had...

When I was researching the bike I wanted, I had my short list down to a Giant Roam 2 or a Specialized Crosstrail Sports Disc. I went to my LBS, which luckily happens to be a dealer for both brands....
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,313
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Certainly seems to be a lot of sweaty commuters...

Certainly seems to be a lot of sweaty commuters in this thread. I live in South Florida and use a backpack almost exclusively, even in ~90 degree heat with 70%+ humidity in the summer. I'm going to...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,313
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Backpack 95% of the time. The convenience of them...

Backpack 95% of the time. The convenience of them outweighs any of the other options for me. We aren't allowed to take bags into work, so, a backpack stows easily into the work supplied lockers....
04-13-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,205
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Darwin's Law. Briefly summarized as: If you are...

Darwin's Law. Briefly summarized as: If you are too stupid to be aware of your situation, you are going to be removed from the gene pool early.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

I use these in conditions when I need gloves: The...

I use these in conditions when I need gloves: The North Face*Men's*Accessories*Gloves*MEN'S WINDWALL® GLOVE...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,836
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

+1. I got a set of Continental Top Contact II...

+1. I got a set of Continental Top Contact II tires (42-622, ~65-70 psi) a month ago. Best mixed surface tires I've owned. Very sticky on road surfaces in both dry and wet conditions. Great cornering...
04-05-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

+1 Also, PayPal is horrible. Their security...

+1

Also, PayPal is horrible. Their security is medicre at best and good luck trying to get in touch with them if you experience any issues. Tried PayPal once, will never use that service again.
03-30-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,170
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Your deflections aside, I also am not seeing...

Your deflections aside, I also am not seeing where you can construe anything in the thread as "cyclist hating". I feel the cyclist in this instance was as in the wrong as the motorist. Others in the...
03-27-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

As with most changes in behavior, it takes time....

As with most changes in behavior, it takes time. One article (ACS: Bike Commuting Continues to Rise | League of American Bicyclists...
03-27-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

I have to disagree with you on the first part of...

I have to disagree with you on the first part of your statement. During the recent gas price spikes in the USA, gasoline purchases dropped significantly. States immediately started crying the blues...
03-27-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

States don't have any incentive to take dangerous...

States don't have any incentive to take dangerous drivers off the roads. A driver with their license suspended or revoked doesn't put anywhere near as much money in a state's coffers as leaving them...
03-27-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,170
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

I feel this sums things up exactly. The cyclist...

I feel this sums things up exactly. The cyclist seems to be of the mindset that he has the right over the car to maintain his speed/pace. As far as using the bike path, the cyclist argues that, "This...
03-12-14, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

No one knows your butt better than you do (at...

No one knows your butt better than you do (at least I'd hope this is the case). Only you can determine the best saddle for your riding style and bike fit. The only really practical thing I can...
03-12-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

There are several research articles that show...

There are several research articles that show thin tires actually have higher rolling resistance than wider tires (Tech FAQ: Seriously, wider tires have lower rolling resistance than their narrower...
02-17-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,654
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Thank you for the response. I was a bit worried...

Thank you for the response. I was a bit worried about a possible increase in pinch flats. Good to hear that you haven't had any significant issues going to a 35mm. I'm still researching tires and...
02-16-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,466
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Sounds almost like my criteria when I was...

Sounds almost like my criteria when I was looking. Here was my short list in no particular order: Specialized Crosstrail, Giant Roam, Trek Dual Sport, Raleigh Misceo. Not sure if all of them have the...
02-16-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,654
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Tire size on Giant Roam 2

Hi,

I just got a very good deal at my LBS on a 2013 Giant Roam 2 (medium frame size, I weigh 170 lbs). It comes with their 40mm Giant P-RX2 tires. I hate them. I just don't like the feel of the...
12-11-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,391
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

I've had my Hemispheres (700 x 38) for 4 months...

I've had my Hemispheres (700 x 38) for 4 months now, no issues at all with them so far. I keep them at around 85 psi and don't mind the way they ride at all. I've run over just about everything that...
09-13-11, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,391
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Specialized Hemisphere Armadillos. They came with...

Specialized Hemisphere Armadillos. They came with my bike but seem impervious to everything. I'm very impressed with them. Next set will probably be Nimbus Armadillos.
Forum: Introductions
09-01-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Thank you for the warm welcome! Looks like a...

Thank you for the warm welcome! Looks like a great community here. I'm sure I'll learn a lot.
Forum: Introductions
08-30-11, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By JeffreyGlobe

Hi, Newbie from Florida

Hi,

I am a new rider from South Florida. I own a Globe Carmel 5 hybrid which I love so far. I use my bike primarily as an adjunct to my commute for work. I have started to use my bike more and...
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