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Forum: Touring
03-01-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Fenders on Fargo?

Anybody using fenders on their Fargo? I am considering the PlanetBike 29er fenders and was hoping for some feedback on these or any other fender model on the Fargo.
Forum: Touring
02-05-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Check out the Arkel GT-18BP: ...

Check out the Arkel GT-18BP: http://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/gt18/overview.asp?fl=1&site=
11-20-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By hankbrandenburg

10-Speed Ultegra Chainring question

I have an Ultegra 5-bolt Triple Crank with a 10 speed cassette, and would like to replace the small 30T chainring with something in the neighborhood of a 26T ring.

Anybody have any experience with...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,962
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks all - looks like the color will fade just...

Thanks all - looks like the color will fade just like my current Metropolis but I'm going to go with Bell again.
Forum: Commuting
07-17-09, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,962
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks for all the advice on the Citi. Does it...

Thanks for all the advice on the Citi. Does it have a loop in the rear to clip a blinker on with?
Forum: Commuting
07-17-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,962
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Metropolis (helmet) replacement

I have a Bell Metropolis helmet that is about 3 years old and I am considering replacing it. I'm interested in any recommendations from the group on commuter helmets.

I liked the high-viz colors...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,625
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I considering sitting "up" more an advantage in...

I considering sitting "up" more an advantage in traffic - easier to keep an eye on your fellow travelers and makes you more visible.
Forum: Commuting
09-10-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,387
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I add air to my tires every morning before I...

I add air to my tires every morning before I leave the house to bring them up to 100 PSI. I am a 250 lb clyde and I seem to pound about 20 PSI out of my rear tire and 10 PSI out of my front tire...
Forum: Touring
09-10-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,172
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Try the adventure cycling...

Try the adventure cycling (http://www.adventurecycling.org/) org.
Forum: Touring
09-07-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks for the tip ernok - what BB are you...

Thanks for the tip ernok - what BB are you running?
Forum: Touring
09-07-08, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By hankbrandenburg

LHT Drivetrain advice please

Hello Touring Collective,

I'm currently in the process of building a LHT with the intent of some progressively longer tours over the next two years; I hope to ride trans Am in 2010. I have no...
Forum: Touring
08-25-08, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Arkel GT-54...

Arkel GT-54 (http://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/gt54/overview.asp?fl=1&site=)
Forum: Commuting
08-11-08, 04:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I also upgraded from the 140 to the 400 (there is...

I also upgraded from the 140 to the 400 (there is no such thing as overkill). Improved mounting was a factor also.

I had a motorist say "Good Gosh" early one morning regarding the amount of light...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thank you ;)

Thank you ;)
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Actually I think the title is correct - I find...

Actually I think the title is correct - I find walking easier since I have NOT ridden for a week now.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Does cycling impair walking?

For the past 18 months I have commuted to work most (9/10) days via bicycle - 36 mi RT. I really enjoy it and ride in all four seasons.

This past week I have not been able to commute at all, due...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 04:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,232
Posted By hankbrandenburg

+1 Dinotte

+1 Dinotte
Forum: Commuting
08-01-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By hankbrandenburg

WSJ front page article on bike commuting

Sorry - duplicate post (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=448759).
Forum: Touring
07-21-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks - I appreciate you efforts Cyclesafe!!

Thanks - I appreciate you efforts Cyclesafe!!
Forum: Touring
07-21-08, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks - I had located Sheldon's sizing chart but...

Thanks - I had located Sheldon's sizing chart but could not find the inner rim width and Velocity did not respond.

How did you find the 19mm value?
Forum: Touring
07-18-08, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Tire sizes for Dyad rims?

I am currently designing a touring bike based on the Surly LHT frame and Velocity Dyad rims (48/40 spoke configurations). I am trying to determine what range of tire sizes I can use on the 700c Dyad...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Cycle commuting death in DC

News Article (http://www.nbc4.com/news/16818158/detail.html?rss=dc&psp=news)
Forum: Commuting
07-07-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,858
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I've been commuting on a Sirrus Pro since last...

I've been commuting on a Sirrus Pro since last Oct. After 3,500 miles the bike has held up quite well and I am happy I have it. I did choose to upgrade the wheels to deep V's after my excessive...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 23,299
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I'm using egg beaters with mtb shoes - I'm...

I'm using egg beaters with mtb shoes - I'm reasonable happy with them.
Forum: Touring
07-01-08, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,756
Posted By hankbrandenburg

ctyler, What racks did you use on your LHT? ...

ctyler,

What racks did you use on your LHT? I am spec'ing one out right now for myself and plan to get Arkel Panniers also.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-08, 04:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,063
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Home: Garage Work: Loading dock (locked to...

Home: Garage
Work: Loading dock (locked to railing)
Forum: Commuting
06-25-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,470
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I use the Arkel commuter - it has a laptop...

I use the Arkel commuter - it has a laptop carrier in it and the rain cover works great.
Forum: Commuting
06-25-08, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I leave the house every day around 4:30 for my...

I leave the house every day around 4:30 for my 75-90 minute ride to work. Being out on the empty roads and watching the sun rise while getting some exercise is the highlight of my day! Even in the...
06-25-08, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Creaky Crank?

My 2008 Specialized Sirrus Pro has about 3000 miles on it. It recently developed a creaking in the crank area when I push the bike forward with the pedals. It does not creak with light pedaling or...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-08, 04:36 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 32,264
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks Rick - I just ordered two of them; 1 for...

Thanks Rick - I just ordered two of them; 1 for myself, one for my LBS.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-08, 06:05 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 32,264
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks for the update - I look forward to getting...

Thanks for the update - I look forward to getting my hands on a couple.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-08, 06:29 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 32,264
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Rick has outdone himself this morning! I had no...

Rick has outdone himself this morning! I had no clue who Margaret Hamilton was, but the wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Hamilton) article quickly cleared this up. She was the actress...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-08, 04:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,598
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I run a PB Superflash on the back of my helmet, a...

I run a PB Superflash on the back of my helmet, a Dinotte 140 on the rear rack, and keep a spare superflash in my bag.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,437
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I'm about to start my 18 mi trip home. The...

I'm about to start my 18 mi trip home. The weather shows 99F and 55% humidity right now - just like yesterday. I'll probably stop twice to cool off a bit on this ride.

Yes, it is hot, but it is...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,169
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Been bike commuting here for about a year. So...

Been bike commuting here for about a year. So far they seem put up with me (I'm the only bike commuter in a building with a couple hundred employees).

I lock the bike to a railing on the...
05-23-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Perfect - thanks for posting!

Perfect - thanks for posting!
Forum: Commuting
05-22-08, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Excellent coverage ... kudos to Kristi!

Excellent coverage ... kudos to Kristi!
Forum: Commuting
05-22-08, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Man that is a GREAT setup! I am the only...

Man that is a GREAT setup! I am the only commuter at my office building (about 300 others drive every day) so no bike facilities at all. I lock my bike to a rail on the loading dock and it is...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,524
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Click here...

Click here (http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Commute-to-work106731)
Forum: Commuting
05-21-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By hankbrandenburg

That's great to hear ... I just switched to...

That's great to hear ... I just switched to Schwalbe tires for my commuter bike and the maiden voyage for the tires is this afternoon!
Forum: Commuting
05-20-08, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 924,446
Posted By hankbrandenburg

18 miles in light rain this morning. A pickup...

18 miles in light rain this morning. A pickup pulled out in front of me in a neighborhood and I barely got stopped in time thanks to wet brakes. The driver stopped after blocking my path and just...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-08, 04:46 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 32,264
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I'm confused - what happened to Yehuda in today's...

I'm confused - what happened to Yehuda in today's comic?
Forum: Commuting
05-20-08, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By hankbrandenburg

"Seems like a lot of extra work to go through. I...

"Seems like a lot of extra work to go through. I just wrap the O-ring around double. Works just fine on both my bikes."

Thanks for the timely advice ... I have a somewhat kludgey setup on my...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-08, 04:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,105
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I just finished an 18 mile commute in the rain,...

I just finished an 18 mile commute in the rain, and was thinking how nice it would be to have disc brakes on my commuter bike. Count me as very interested.
Forum: Commuting
05-08-08, 03:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I fill my car about once every 3 weeks. I'm...

I fill my car about once every 3 weeks. I'm running more errands with the bike so hopefully that will get better.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I run a dinotte taillight on the bike and a...

I run a dinotte taillight on the bike and a PlanetBike superflash on the back of my helment. I keep a spare superflash in my bag.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-08, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Velowear...

Velowear (http://www.velowear.com/products/1010280PRTXSM.aspx)
PI (http://www.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&pc_id=44&product_id=1232124)
PI...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-08, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Thanks for all the good feedback! I see where...

Thanks for all the good feedback! I see where the pressure rating I am asking for is too high for the tire size. Since I weigh in at +240 lbs I am always trying to protect my rims (I have ruined...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By hankbrandenburg

Does this tire exist?

I'm upgrading to Deep V rims on my commuter bike. My perfect tire would:

1 - be 700 x 32 in size
2 - be extremely flat resistant, ie Specialized Armadillo
3 - have reflector sidewalls
4 - take...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By hankbrandenburg

I have this one...

I have this one (http://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/sm_hb_bag/overview.asp?fl=1&site=) and it works very well.
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