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12-15-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By Bat22

What a great job putting that together!

What a great job putting that together!
08-13-13, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bat22

A half helmet?

A half helmet?
08-13-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bat22

Bell Metro and Bell Citi. I haven't taken...

Bell Metro and Bell Citi. I haven't taken pictures. They are not completely faded but it is easily noticed. 2 commuter helmets that I
wore year round.
08-13-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bat22

Thanks for the replies. The painting idea was an...

Thanks for the replies. The painting idea was an impulse thought to match an impulse buy. State had a tax free weekend.
08-11-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bat22

The past 20 years I've been building my bike...

The past 20 years I've been building my bike stable of four. Road bike,MTB,cross and a big dummy. Used to be a mile monster. Had 3 shoulder operations the last 4 years. I still manage to commute 80%...
08-11-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bat22

How did the MC Helmets hold up? I got an 86 Moto...

How did the MC Helmets hold up? I got an 86 Moto Guzzi California 2 in my garaqe.
I'll ask some paint guys about my helmet.
08-11-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bat22

I will do a prep job of covering the holes then...

I will do a prep job of covering the holes then using a paint spray to add an extra glaze. I haven't looked at the paints yet. Probably settle for
plastic or hobby clear gloss.
08-11-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bat22

Helmet Painting

Bought a new helmet. Thinking of an extra gloss coat to slow down color fading. I have 2 helmets that color faded in a year.
04-20-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By Bat22

Reserved a bike spot on a Boston to...

Reserved a bike spot on a Boston to Portland,Maine Amtrac commuter on a weekend run.
The reserved spot is used to store wheelchairs on the car during the week I guess.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Bat22

Got sun poision on my fore arms. Usually lather...

Got sun poision on my fore arms. Usually lather up with sunblock on commutes. Some days I use a long
sleeve nylon shirt. A friend has sun poisioning on the top of one ear. Thanks for the tip.
07-29-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,420
Posted By Bat22

Pics are from a couple of 3 day rides I did a...

Pics are from a couple of 3 day rides I did a couple of years ago. May find the time
again this fall. I would keep the c-dale too.
07-26-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,420
Posted By Bat22

Did a ride around Lake Champlain. Added Oury BMX...

Did a ride around Lake Champlain. Added Oury BMX handgrips. Using thick gel gloves, my hands never felt numb on the stock flat bar. Carried 35 lbs of gear. Most stuffed in
a sylnylon pack....
03-11-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Bat22

Indoor cleaning with Mr Clean wet wipes. Thought...

Indoor cleaning with Mr Clean wet wipes. Thought the wipes worked great.
Forum: Commuting
03-11-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,675
Posted By Bat22

Chic rolls down her window,calls me a moron and...

Chic rolls down her window,calls me a moron and asks if I have a death wish.
I ask her if she's single.
02-01-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,506
Posted By Bat22

Congrats Jose! There are winter rides I won't...

Congrats Jose! There are winter rides I won't forget. For me winter riding is accepting the fact
of where I live. Did 16 milers for 10 years. I'm doing 12 now. Even though there is an intersection...
01-31-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,506
Posted By Bat22

I leave at least a half hour earlier in the...

I leave at least a half hour earlier in the morning. In case I want to turn back and upgrade my outfit.
(or wuss out). Only carry a spare set of gloves and a spare clava.
01-27-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bat22

Latex gloves felt too cold last time I changed a...

Latex gloves felt too cold last time I changed a winter flat. Hauling a pair of mechanic winter gloves
this year.
01-20-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 105,716
Posted By Bat22

I slammed my bike down on ice and the mirror...

I slammed my bike down on ice and the mirror popped into the air about 7 feet. Broke the mirror stem
and replaced with a second mirror kit. The mirror is totally out of the way. Pull down the...
01-18-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,624
Posted By Bat22

Did a lot of winter MTB in the 90's. Loved...

Did a lot of winter MTB in the 90's. Loved rolling up and down hilly twisty ice covered utility roads and
horse trails in the local state parks. Commuted on a hybrid at the time too. Now I commute...
01-17-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 105,716
Posted By Bat22

Mirrcycle STI mirror. It does a pretty good job...

Mirrcycle STI mirror. It does a pretty good job and doesn't clutter the drop bar.:)
01-17-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 105,716
Posted By Bat22

Pit stop at the LBS during a state snow...

Pit stop at the LBS during a state snow emergency.28F, Last week.
Bell Metro/winter liner and ear muffs.
wick thermal shirt,pile bicycle jersey and gore tex jacket.
Tri-flex tights with rain...
01-10-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bat22

S185572pare tube,patch kit and a Park multi tool...

S185572pare tube,patch kit and a Park multi tool in mid size seat rail bag.
Road Morph and Park tool wallet with a tire boot in a medium size day pack.185571
11-19-10, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By Bat22

I would hang a PB Superflash on the back clip of...

I would hang a PB Superflash on the back clip of my Metro or Citi helmets. I would also hang a wire tie on
the back clip to help route the battery cord from front helmet light. My first commute with...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,360
Posted By Bat22

When I quote Mass. law stating no bike shall be...

When I quote Mass. law stating no bike shall be ridden without a saddle, fellow workers get a hoot.
When I mention to Bike Ninjas' that if they get hit by a car at night without a POWERED light they...
11-17-10, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By Bat22

The 360 will go on or come off in a minute. I...

The 360 will go on or come off in a minute. I mounted the 360 carefully. I didn't want to risk pulling the thin
cable out either light connection. I'm home for a few days working on my house. I...
11-15-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By Bat22

The rear light attaches to a mounting plate. The...

The rear light attaches to a mounting plate. The plate can be velcroed horizontally or vertically.
Velcro is 3/4" wide and 12 and 3/4" long. The light will still mount in the same position.
The...
11-15-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By Bat22

Just got one ,shouldn't be a problem.

Just got one ,shouldn't be a problem.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,532
Posted By Bat22

90% of my commute I do using different bikes. I...

90% of my commute I do using different bikes.
I do centuries, cross.mtb,and utility all four seasons.
I just consider myself a pedaller.
Forum: Commuting
09-30-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By Bat22

Got a Nite Rider Sol 2.0 as an easy fit for my...

Got a Nite Rider Sol 2.0 as an easy fit for my tricross comp. Haven't tried it yet.
Cygo lite dual cross works well on my C-dale road warrior as does the generator light on
my Raleigh Roadster...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By Bat22

I put 12,000 miles on an 07 Fusion. Made it...

I put 12,000 miles on an 07 Fusion. Made it through light snow ok too. I sold it for $400. The alfine igh worked better
after a a couple hundred miles. The bike was a pretty speedy curb hopper...
Forum: Northeast
07-13-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Bat22

Could take the Boston ferry (nice ride) to...

Could take the Boston ferry (nice ride) to Hingham then follow rte. 3A to Scituate. There are two hills that are pretty easy.
Forum: Commuting
07-13-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 238,575
Posted By Bat22

Heading into a busy intersection a bug flew into...

Heading into a busy intersection a bug flew into the right frame of my sunglasses. Hard shelled and it
filled 1/3 the size of the glass,started walking around. I pushed the frame forward on my nose...
07-12-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bat22

Trying out the Zimbale bags this summer. May try...

Trying out the Zimbale bags this summer. May try a BD frame bag for winter use.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-10, 11:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bat22

I remember Cambridge cops giving tickets to bike...

I remember Cambridge cops giving tickets to bike idjits 15 years ago.
I'm sure the city council will start this program again after enough
bike mayhem has been caused.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-10, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,186
Posted By Bat22

I swapped out a pair of 25c Armadillo slicks for...

I swapped out a pair of 25c Armadillo slicks for my first pair of Schwalbe 28c in the hard case edition.
300 miles and they ride very well. Current ertro sizing makes the size and width closer to...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,790
Posted By Bat22

I guess mufflers were purposely designed to put...

I guess mufflers were purposely designed to put it in your face pedestrians. Still catch plenty of
construction truck goo, like sucking on a chimney. Car horns make me paranoid, ever catch some...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,381
Posted By Bat22

Lucky me, I get to park my bike in the cellar at...

Lucky me, I get to park my bike in the cellar at work. I carry an onguard 6' thin cable combo lock
with a small light on it so I can unlock it in the dark.
06-01-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7,451
Views: 2,213,822
Posted By Bat22

Raleigh Superbe Roadster

Raleigh Superbe Roadster
Forum: Commuting
06-01-10, 11:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,379
Posted By Bat22

Memorial Day Ceremony. Afghan/Iraq moving wall.

Memorial Day Ceremony. Afghan/Iraq moving wall.
Forum: Commuting
06-01-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,379
Posted By Bat22

Morning commute the last two miles are on a two...

Morning commute the last two miles are on a two lane artery jammed with cars doing fifty inbound.
I take the out bound two laner where I may see five or six cars. Summertime on a quiet side street...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By Bat22

Sun rise at 5 am. Sun is at my back on the ride...

Sun rise at 5 am. Sun is at my back on the ride in. When I hit the side streets I can take off my sunglasses and enjoy it.
Spring and Fall mornings are my favorite.
04-21-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By Bat22

Secured a 50 lb bag of weed and feed on my Dummy...

Secured a 50 lb bag of weed and feed on my Dummy with cargo style bungees yesterday.
Bungees had the flat tape style like nylon webbing straps.
Lost the bag on the first hard left turn at 15 mph. ...
04-08-10, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bat22

Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for sharing.
Replies: 42
Views: 2,992
Posted By Bat22

I'm just a peddler who likes to spend a day on a...

I'm just a peddler who likes to spend a day on a bike.
Done centuries on a road,hybrid,single speed, utility and a beach bike.
My aspect is not so much that I get better at it.
Just that I get...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,700
Posted By Bat22

Just started using the Alfine 8. I noticed the...

Just started using the Alfine 8. I noticed the the clutch slip also.
Pulled over and checked the alignment marks. Alignment was ok.
Put 12,000 miles on a nexus 8 and didn't notice the clutch slip...
Forum: Northeast
03-13-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By Bat22

Bicycle Link in Weymouth sells C-dales. Maybe a...

Bicycle Link in Weymouth sells C-dales. Maybe a store locater on a C-dale website might help.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By Bat22

If the snow came back I wouldn't have nothing to...

If the snow came back I wouldn't have nothing to look forward to.
A nice warm home, a fireplace and a sleeping under a quilt. That would suk. heh heh.
03-05-10, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By Bat22

I have a pair of Avid BB7s' for a year on one...

I have a pair of Avid BB7s' for a year on one bike.
Just got the Shimano disc on a new bike. Haven't put many miles on them yet.
They sure seem like a solid, easy to maintain brake unit.
03-03-10, 02:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,249
Posted By Bat22

Based on single digit temps: LL Bean fleece...

Based on single digit temps:
LL Bean fleece lined dungarees were great,added rain pants when wet..
LL Bean Wildcat boots. These pull ons worked great with BMX pedals.
Oakley M frame had a good...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By Bat22

Plus 1

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