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Forum: Commuting
10-22-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,152
Posted By blwyn

The next time out (tomorrow) my Kona Dr Dew will...

The next time out (tomorrow) my Kona Dr Dew will hit 14,000 miles.
Forum: Touring
02-09-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,471
Posted By blwyn

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001E0L5YA/ref=asc_df_B00...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001E0L5YA/ref=asc_df_B001E0L5YA2380423?smid=A1LQ759O23Q0NG&tag=sdcbing5-20&linkCode=asn&creative=39512
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Forum: Commuting
10-20-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By blwyn

ODO milestone

I recently hit 11111 miles on the commuter bike! Forward, backward, right side up, up side down - any way you look at it I've ridden 11111 car replacement miles. What milestones do you have on your...
10-21-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By blwyn

The list is not complete without the bicycle...

The list is not complete without the bicycle "smile" video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wW1jCbmQ0w (http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wW1jCbmQ0w)
Forum: Commuting
06-03-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,932
Posted By blwyn

Had to go 100 miles to get my Dr Dew, but have...

Had to go 100 miles to get my Dr Dew, but have been cummuting on it for two years and loving it.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_WSCT9jgyFgk/Sek56dC8p4I/AAAAAAAABIs/iM8xD2bDa8w/s512/P4100229.JPG
Forum: Foo
04-17-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,780
Posted By blwyn

In the land of a million barns, this one is my...

In the land of a million barns, this one is my favorite. All field rock construction. The farm house is long gone, but the barn lives on.
...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 52,556
Posted By blwyn

Ergons with barends added. Specialized...

Ergons with barends added. Specialized speedometer.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_WSCT9jgyFgk/Sek6E9TAmQI/AAAAAAAABJE/MJoPyDpFrCk/s128/P4100238.JPG
04-17-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 106,148
Posted By blwyn

test ...

test

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04-17-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 106,148
Posted By blwyn

http://://lh4.ggpht.com/_WSCT9jgyFgk/Sek-qsb4htI/A...

http://://lh4.ggpht.com/_WSCT9jgyFgk/Sek-qsb4htI/AAAAAAAABKY/spK-0c5T5ms/Copy%20of%20P4100238%20%28Small%29.JPG

test
04-17-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 106,148
Posted By blwyn

test

test
12-15-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,430
Posted By blwyn

They also have a Husky brand 3 watt LED that runs...

They also have a Husky brand 3 watt LED that runs on 3 AA batteries for about $18. It is very bright. It could easily light the way for riding. Rated at 145 lumes. About 4-5 inches long, 1.5 in...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-28-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By blwyn

Escanaba is not the best place for an avid biker....

Escanaba is not the best place for an avid biker. The mnt biking is only ok (at best). For road biking, there really are not a lot of good options. The roads in the area tend to be state hiways or...
08-10-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,605
Posted By blwyn

Soil your pants. Then run like crazy.

Soil your pants.

Then run like crazy.
Forum: Touring
05-29-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By blwyn

It comes with 2 skewers (long and short). My...

It comes with 2 skewers (long and short). My fender worked with the hardware I received, but you would never have known it by looking at the directions. I finally tossed the directions and figured...
05-17-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,846
Posted By blwyn

The latest information was that the teen was...

The latest information was that the teen was texting while driving and had 3 other teens in the vehicle. I doubt that she was paying much attention to the road.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By blwyn

Highlights of the week: I've seen one other...

Highlights of the week:
I've seen one other person on a bike (more than usual).
Waiting behind a car at a stop light. Driver suddenly decided to backup. Bent my wheel and damaged the disc brake....
Forum: Commuting
05-03-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By blwyn

Wrap around frame top tube, secure with velcro...

Wrap around frame top tube, secure with velcro strap.
Forum: Commuting
10-19-07, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,954,885
Posted By blwyn

My Dr. Dew. 1.5 years in and loving it. ...

My Dr. Dew. 1.5 years in and loving it.

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56957
09-23-07, 07:35 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,155
Posted By blwyn

6 year old Honey Pro.

6 year old Honey Pro.
09-03-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Mtr
Views: 1,125
Posted By blwyn

We had a nice time at the ride. We did the long...

We had a nice time at the ride. We did the long route on Saturday and the medium route on Sunday. In re-reading the descriptions above, I believe I remember passing bikeriderdave at about the...
08-26-07, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Mtr
Views: 1,125
Posted By blwyn

Has anyone received a registration confirmation...

Has anyone received a registration confirmation for the ride? We registered last spring and have never received a confirmation or schedule. Any idea where and when the ride begins on Saturday (we...
Forum: Foo
08-26-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By blwyn

Picnik.com (http://www.picnik.com)

Picnik.com (http://www.picnik.com)
08-26-07, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Mtr
Views: 1,125
Posted By blwyn

We'll be there. Red Trek T200 that has a trunk...

We'll be there. Red Trek T200 that has a trunk bag with a small orange foam semi-truck as the zipper pull. I don't know what we will be wearing, but I do know that it will not not be a matching set!
Forum: Foo
08-05-07, 02:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,607
Posted By blwyn

Swimming pool. A quick dip in the chlorine water...

Swimming pool. A quick dip in the chlorine water and set in the sun to dry.
07-04-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,073
Posted By blwyn

You can watch her laughing while taking the...

You can watch her laughing while taking the sobrity test here:
http://www.nbc26.com/news/local/8275242.html

Hit the video button.
07-03-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,073
Posted By blwyn

She was released on $5,000 bail today! She has...

She was released on $5,000 bail today! She has to appear again next week, bail may be increased at that time. All three bikers were up on the sidewalk when hit. She jumped the curb then hit them.
Forum: Touring
04-25-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By blwyn

I lived in Munising for a number of years. As...

I lived in Munising for a number of years. As others have already noted, the roads over a good portion of this route are sugar sand.

Unless they have improved the road, there is not much...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,845
Posted By blwyn

I love the clipless on my road bike, but on my...

I love the clipless on my road bike, but on my commuter, it's platforms all the way. I made the switch after discovering that in an emergency, my disc brakes can stop me quicker than I can unclip. ...
04-22-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,327
Posted By blwyn

I love the clipless on my road bike, but on my...

I love the clipless on my road bike, but on my commuter, it's platforms all the way. I made the switch after discovering that in an emergency, my disc brakes can stop me quicker than I can unclip. ...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,129
Posted By blwyn

Kona Dr. Dew, may be pushing your price limit...

Kona Dr. Dew, may be pushing your price limit though. I really enjoy mine for the type of riding that you described.
Forum: Foo
03-31-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By blwyn

Bike Smile Vid

For those few of us who were around here long enough ago to remember the infamous bike smile post, here's the video of how it went down :eek: (no nudity:) ):
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-07, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,346
Posted By blwyn

An LAB membership will also get you a "free"...

An LAB membership will also get you a "free" subscription.
Forum: Foo
03-16-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,582
Posted By blwyn

My first minute of college. I grew up in a very...

My first minute of college. I grew up in a very small, rural, conservative town that was stuck in the 50's well into the 70's. As the very first person in my extended family to go to college, it...
Forum: Foo
02-13-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,996
Posted By blwyn

I'm a 59er, and couldn't feel finer!!

I'm a 59er, and couldn't feel finer!!
Forum: Commuting
01-26-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By blwyn

Don't use the facilities at work, just ride home...

Don't use the facilities at work, just ride home every time you have to pee.
01-26-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By blwyn

The only way is to replace the tube.

The only way is to replace the tube.
Forum: Commuting
12-23-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,916
Posted By blwyn

I prefer them to traffic lights as they remove...

I prefer them to traffic lights as they remove the left turn and right on red threats to cyclists. There are two key risks to be aware of though. 1. Everyone is moving. Most vehicles use a...
Forum: Touring
10-31-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By blwyn

I have discs on my commuter. Didn't think they...

I have discs on my commuter. Didn't think they were really worth it, but wanted to try something new. About two months after buying the bike, on a drizzly day, a SUV blew through a stop sign. I...
Forum: Foo
10-21-06, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By blwyn

If you have groomed trails, just skate ski. ...

If you have groomed trails, just skate ski. Easier to learn and no kick waxing hassles. Plus, you go faster.
Forum: Foo
10-21-06, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 906
Posted By blwyn

A number of years back my buddy and I were...

A number of years back my buddy and I were setting across the lunch table at work from a lady who had two broken arms in casts. Out of the blue, my buddy ask her how she wiped. All he got for an...
09-28-06, 06:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,858
Posted By blwyn

Taking away a drivers license does nothing. In...

Taking away a drivers license does nothing. In the past year, 2 local TV stations have done hidden camera invetigations of people driving to court for their hearings on driving with a suspended...
09-22-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 939
Posted By blwyn

1. Behave like a motor vehicle. 2. Always be...

1. Behave like a motor vehicle.
2. Always be aware and on the alert. My closest calls have always came when my thoughts had drifted off and I wasn't paying attention.
Forum: Foo
08-30-06, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 793
Posted By blwyn

30 years ago I was told I should have my...

30 years ago I was told I should have my sideways, under the gums, lower wisdom teeth removed or they would ruin my other teeth, rot, and cause general havoc. They're still there, and they haven't...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-06, 07:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,774
Posted By blwyn

Knowing that I'm doing the right thing for myself...

Knowing that I'm doing the right thing for myself and for the world.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-06, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,032
Posted By blwyn

I attached the Planet Bike BRT7 to my rear rack...

I attached the Planet Bike BRT7 to my rear rack with the regular attachment hardware that it came with. The attachment loop cranks down to a pretty small diameter.
Forum: Touring
07-30-06, 01:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,399
Posted By blwyn

I cut a band off an old inner tube and use it. ...

I cut a band off an old inner tube and use it. Cost = $0.00.
07-24-06, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By blwyn

I've tried soldering the cables a few times,...

I've tried soldering the cables a few times, always with poor results. The solder just runs off. I was using common plumbing solder, should I be using something else?
Forum: Foo
07-23-06, 08:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,033
Posted By blwyn

Go fishing!

Go fishing!
Forum: Commuting
07-22-06, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By blwyn

It could be the tire liner taking up too much...

It could be the tire liner taking up too much space that's keeping the inflation down. Are you sure you need the liners? I've ridden Armadillos for years without liners or flats (25 mile roundtrip...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-06, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,438
Posted By blwyn

I've used both the Sweat Gutr and the Halo. The...

I've used both the Sweat Gutr and the Halo. The Halo is more comfortable and works very well. With the Sweat Gutr I find that I have to wear it just barely above my eyebrows. I do wish the gutter...
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