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01-16-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By jyossarian

If you're in a WOL (Wide Outside Lane), usually...

If you're in a WOL (Wide Outside Lane), usually the right lane, you can ride on the right of traffic to the light or behind whatever cyclists are in front of you. Sometimes, drivers hug the right...
10-23-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,176
Posted By jyossarian

Good thing she doesn't drive. With her misplaced...

Good thing she doesn't drive. With her misplaced sense of superiority, she'd be running everyone off the road AND the sidewalk.

The enemy could also be the city government: What happens when...
08-19-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By jyossarian

I didn't do couch to 5k, but I did start running...

I didn't do couch to 5k, but I did start running and have run a few 5k's, and 4 & 5 mile races. No improvement to my cycling and in fact, cycling suffered as I ran more and cut back on cycling. I'm...
08-06-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jyossarian

Police board wants Toronto cops to review...

Police board wants Toronto cops to review 'dooring' policy (http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/08/06/police_board_wants_toronto_cops_to_review_dooring_policy.html)

IOTW, they can't be bothered.
07-26-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By jyossarian

Honestly, there's not much they can do to protect...

Honestly, there's not much they can do to protect them short of shutting down the road to traffic. A separated bike path would probably be a better idea and encourage more people to ride cross...
07-24-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By jyossarian

Two cyclists killed on cross Canada tour

Two cyclists struck and killed in NW Ontario...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,038
Posted By jyossarian

Nyc

Nyc
05-30-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jyossarian

Sorta related: Ontario bike policy needs tune up...

Sorta related: Ontario bike policy needs tune up (http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/transportation/2013/05/29/ontario_bike_policy_needs_tuneup_says_transportation_minister_glen_murray.html). Toronto...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,216
Posted By jyossarian

That thing is crying out for a front basket w/...

That thing is crying out for a front basket w/ plastic flowers on it. I predict many smiles/mile.
Forum: Northeast
05-05-13, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By jyossarian

I wonder if that's the same rider I heard about...

I wonder if that's the same rider I heard about that fell over on the downhill part of the bridge.
Forum: Northeast
05-03-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 24,143
Posted By jyossarian

I will show up just to hang w/ you Phil.

I will show up just to hang w/ you Phil.
Forum: Commuting
05-01-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,216
Posted By jyossarian

Nothing wrong w/ 2 bikes. For 34 mi RT, I'd...

Nothing wrong w/ 2 bikes. For 34 mi RT, I'd suggest a road bike. Battling headwinds and riding up and down hills calls for something light and easy to pedal. Keep clothes at work to keep the load you...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By jyossarian

I've spent enough time in Toronto to see the...

I've spent enough time in Toronto to see the similarities and differences to commuting in NYC. In both cities, drivers are plenty used to seeing and dealing with cyclists. How they deal with them...
Forum: Northeast
04-29-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,896
Posted By jyossarian

The whole bag think is a load of crap. How are...

The whole bag think is a load of crap. How are they going to enforce the size of trunk bags and fanny packs? And if they do, they'll end up alienating people including long time participants.
Forum: Commuting
04-24-13, 08:44 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,398
Posted By jyossarian

I wonder if there's a complementary thread in the...

I wonder if there's a complementary thread in the Tri section about getting smoked by Freds while out training. This is almost like Cat 6 racing.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-13, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15,250
Views: 11,038,131
Posted By jyossarian

Any opportunity to post a pic of my new ride. IRO...

Any opportunity to post a pic of my new ride. IRO Group buy frame (from 2007?), Sugino 75 cranks, Sugino Grand Mighty chain ring, Campy Record headset, Miche Supertype seatpost, Brooks B17, Deep V's,...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-13, 01:37 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,993
Posted By jyossarian

Brand new bike built from IRO Group Buy frame and...

Brand new bike built from IRO Group Buy frame and a mix of new and used parts. Set up for year-round commuting.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8123/8657706241_c97f65152c_c.jpg
04-17-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,586
Posted By jyossarian

Just finished putting it together from a mix of...

Just finished putting it together from a mix of new/used/spare parts. It's got a grand total of maybe 10 miles on it.

@himespau: Miche Supertype, bought years ago when it was on sale someplace...
04-17-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,586
Posted By jyossarian

Six years later, blew the dust off it and built...

Six years later, blew the dust off it and built it up. Doesn't look anything like I originally intended.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8123/8657706241_c97f65152c_c.jpg
Forum: Commuting
04-11-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By jyossarian

Cuteness overload! Good on dad for being the SAG...

Cuteness overload! Good on dad for being the SAG wagon.
04-10-13, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By jyossarian

From today's Toronto Star: Gardiner Expressway...

From today's Toronto Star: Gardiner Expressway repairs to cost more and take longer (http://www.thestar.com/news/city_hall/2013/04/10/gardiner_expressway_repairs_to_cost_more_and_take_longer.html)
...
Forum: Northeast
04-08-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 24,143
Posted By jyossarian

Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Northeast
04-04-13, 08:22 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 24,143
Posted By jyossarian

First Friday is tomorrow! Central Park Moonlight...

First Friday is tomorrow! Central Park Moonlight Ride (http://times-up.org/rides/moonlight-ride-central-park).
Forum: Commuting
03-21-13, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,690
Posted By jyossarian

Outlier OGs. They're water resistant, not...

Outlier OGs. They're water resistant, not waterproof, but they're cut for riding, office appropriate, mad comfortable and good for all seasons. I'm wearing them now and would wear them everyday if I...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-13, 12:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,938
Posted By jyossarian

I split lanes all the time. Otherwise, I'd never...

I split lanes all the time. Otherwise, I'd never get anywhere.
02-13-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By jyossarian

Top 10 Streets that need bike lanes....

Top 10 Streets that need bike lanes. (http://www.thegridto.com/city/places/the-top-10-streets-that-need-bike-lanes/) Yup, they need them. Whether they'll ever build them is another story. They always...
02-12-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,390
Posted By jyossarian

For hill climbing on mtb trails, get clipless...

For hill climbing on mtb trails, get clipless pedals & shoes. Don't worry about falling while still clipped in cuz you definitely will.
Forum: Commuting
02-01-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,771
Posted By jyossarian

Notice we have to squeeze between them because...

Notice we have to squeeze between them because they're not moving or moving slower than us. It looks brave, but it's easier than riding w/ traffic flying past you.
Forum: Commuting
01-29-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,771
Posted By jyossarian

Here's my super sped up commute. ...

Here's my super sped up commute.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7f6TAfyV1k
01-23-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By jyossarian

It's more a warning. Some people think riding...

It's more a warning. Some people think riding fixed improves their pedal stroke when it can actually make it worse if they constantly rest on the upstroke. I control speed and "coast" the same way,...
01-23-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By jyossarian

That's what I meant by... As for switching...

That's what I meant by...

As for switching between fixed and free wheels, you get used to it w/o having to remind yourself you can or can't coast.
01-23-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By jyossarian

Wait til you learn all about seated climbs and...

Wait til you learn all about seated climbs and seated acceleration using your newly developed all-around power pedal stroke. Makes it look effortless.
01-22-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By jyossarian

Fixie coasting is when you take your feet off the...

Fixie coasting is when you take your feet off the pedals while descending. The pedals turn into spinning blades of death while you find a safe place to put your feet. I recommend having brakes if you...
01-21-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By jyossarian

Sounds like it's time for some bike touring!

Sounds like it's time for some bike touring!
01-21-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By jyossarian

Ascents: If they aren't that long, just attack...

Ascents: If they aren't that long, just attack them. It's just easier that way.
Descents: Learn to spin. Ride the brake(s) when necessary. While you should probably learn how to fixie coast, don't...
01-08-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By jyossarian

Yup. Toronto's Denzil Minnan Wong...

Yup. Toronto's Denzil Minnan Wong (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denzil_Minnan-Wong) isn't exactly an advocate for bike lanes or pedestrian accommodations, nor does he have a background in...
01-08-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By jyossarian

How many pages does the study have to be if it...

How many pages does the study have to be if it costs $634,000 and takes a year to create? And how much did Toronto pay for the original plan that proposed a north-south route that doesn't intersect...
01-07-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,423
Posted By jyossarian

Saw these on sale for $1 each. So I got some,...

Saw these on sale for $1 each. So I got some, then w/ great reluctance, forced myself to stop eating them about halfway through the box.
12-29-12, 01:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,423
Posted By jyossarian

I probably could've gone w/o the 2nd slices of...

I probably could've gone w/o the 2nd slices of chocolate mousse cake and triple chocolate mousse cake. And the 2nd slice of chocolate babka french toast. And maybe I should've trimmed the fat off the...
12-20-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By jyossarian

I've seen clydes and athenas run past me in races...

I've seen clydes and athenas run past me in races and I've run past them. What their t-shirt said didn't matter to me. The only thing that motivated me to run faster was an awesome booty to stare at...
Forum: Commuting
12-17-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By jyossarian

While we're hijacking Joeybike's thread, here's...

While we're hijacking Joeybike's thread, here's my commute sped up to fit in the length of the longest stock music iMovie had.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7f6TAfyV1k
12-14-12, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By jyossarian

Try climbing w/ a heavy FG that's got a rack,...

Try climbing w/ a heavy FG that's got a rack, kickstand, fenders, pannier, lights, etc., aka my FG. Then try descending w/ that same FG. Fun times!
Forum: Foo
12-11-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 806
Posted By jyossarian

Jeez EJ, you're smart enough to get into med...

Jeez EJ, you're smart enough to get into med school? I never would've thought that. Congrats on proving me wrong!
Forum: Commuting
12-10-12, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By jyossarian

There was a study published a few months ago...

There was a study published a few months ago saying basically the same thing about the LES in NYC: cyclists spent more than public transportation takers who spent more than drivers at business where...
12-10-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By jyossarian

Sweeeeeeeeet. I like mixte frames and that one...

Sweeeeeeeeet. I like mixte frames and that one looks well sorted.
11-29-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By jyossarian

Who's to say his replacement will be friendly to...

Who's to say his replacement will be friendly to bikes? If Olivia Chow replaced him, then maybe she'd be more bike friendly since her and Jack Layton used to ride frequently. Maybe Adam Vaughan too,...
11-28-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By jyossarian

Clara Hughes is Canadian.

Clara Hughes is Canadian.
11-26-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,423
Posted By jyossarian

Thanksgiving vacation didn't do my diet much...

Thanksgiving vacation didn't do my diet much good. Despite jogging while I was away, I managed to completely fail at avoiding: chocolate covered caramel macadamia clusters, chocolate covered almonds,...
11-12-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By jyossarian

And so the bike lane dismantling on Jarvis...

And so the bike lane dismantling on Jarvis begins: Hume: Toronto diminishes its future by killing Jarvis bike lanes...
11-12-12, 10:25 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,423
Posted By jyossarian

The holidays are coming. What food(s) will you...

The holidays are coming. What food(s) will you miserably fail at avoiding?

For me: Cookies. Whether they're shaped like turkeys or Christmas trees, since I'll probably be making them, I will both...
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