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Forum: Commuting
08-04-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsgts

My apologies, the poll only allows for 10...

My apologies, the poll only allows for 10 entries, I just did a Google for the most popular career areas. Now I can't modify it...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsgts

Wow

The poll didn't turn out like I thought it was going to. Education is strong here, but technology-related jobs by over 1/3 was unexpected. My initial curiosity was based upon what type of work field...
07-28-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By wsgts

Good morning, Crazyknight what have you looked...

Good morning, Crazyknight what have you looked at? Agreed on the 36 spoke wheels from the other poster.

I was about 300 pounds when I started (255 now and massively good cardio), I started with a...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsgts

I did the same, left it open for that reason. I'm...

I did the same, left it open for that reason. I'm management in a technology company, which means I push papers.
Forum: Commuting
07-26-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsgts

Very interesting, I did not expect to see more...

Very interesting, I did not expect to see more Technology than Education in the poll.

AlmostTrick , love the irony!
Forum: Commuting
07-25-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsgts

What do you do for a living?

I have been wondering for some time what everyone does for a living. This is probably because in my field in my relatively small town here in Florida, there is only one other person I know of that...
07-23-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By wsgts

Here in Florida, where is hot this time of year,...

Here in Florida, where is hot this time of year, I would just leave my bike here in the office (locked up in my actual office), catch a ride with someone else to the venue then Uber/Lyft back to the...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By wsgts

What are the characteristics/ qualities of the...

What are the characteristics/ qualities of the bike that you use for transportation?
Puncture-resistant tires, Fenders, Dynamo Lights, Good Saddle (seat), and way to carry stuff that's not on my...
07-21-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By wsgts

I owned a juiced bike for a while, quickly sold...

I owned a juiced bike for a while, quickly sold it. Never again.

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Forum: Commuting
07-14-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By wsgts

If I had the same situation, I would look at a...

If I had the same situation, I would look at a gravel style bike to go with the trailer. I commonly use my Burley Travoy for Grocery store runs and use a combination of many different bikes to do it,...
Forum: Introductions
06-29-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By wsgts

Another from Mississippi, I live in Florida now,...

Another from Mississippi, I live in Florida now, but grew up in George County.
Forum: Commuting
05-11-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By wsgts

Where I ride I wasn't able to use them. I am very...

Where I ride I wasn't able to use them. I am very heavy, load my bike heavy, with lots of debris in the road. I had 2 flats on the same day in less than 20 miles.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,284
Posted By wsgts

There is lots of good info so far, I am the same...

There is lots of good info so far, I am the same age, height and weight (within 5 pounds) of you. I can sit on just about any saddle at this point as long as the position relative to the bars is...
05-03-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By wsgts

Burley Travoy, took it into the store

I took my Burley Travoy into the grocery store today. Until today, I would leave it outside and I can't believe it took me this long to use it. It is solo much better to take it inside. Anyone else...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By wsgts

You have a great situation there. Like Pugs2xLove...

You have a great situation there. Like Pugs2xLove wisely says, route planning is just about everything. Try your planned route on a less busy day, or drive it in an automobile to make absolutely sure...
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By wsgts

No doubt, hate to not keep it original, but it...

No doubt, hate to not keep it original, but it stops so perfectly now! I

rode last night with the dynamo light on, and with the quarantine, it was so smooth a quiet that I could only hear the...
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By wsgts

Brooks Cambium C17 in Natural got the matching...

Brooks Cambium C17 in Natural got the matching bar tape as well!
04-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By wsgts

[QUOTE=Seattle Forrest;21395648]​​​​​​It means I...

[QUOTE=Seattle Forrest;21395648]​​​​​​It means I wasn't sure if you were serious or not, specifically asking why we should or do take this virus seriously, and don't take automobile fatalities...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By wsgts

Same

Same
04-01-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By wsgts

Certainly, thank you!

Certainly, thank you!
04-01-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By wsgts

Thanks for your reply, I'm not sure I fully...

Thanks for your reply, I'm not sure I fully grasped all your comment, but you certainly are passionate!
04-01-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By wsgts

Thanks for that, I didn't mean to imply we were...

Thanks for that, I didn't mean to imply we were doing nothing, but it's certainly never talked about at a national level.

Missed my trip to San Diego last month, our team there is doing "ok".
04-01-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By wsgts

Thanks for that, not sure what seriously means,...

Thanks for that, not sure what seriously means, can you explain? The rest of your reply was very helpful in focusing my argument.
03-30-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By wsgts

A Humble Question - COVID 19 affects

I couldn't really think of where else to post this, but wondering if anyone else has thought this concept. I'm not making a political statement here, but rather an observation.

Last year, it's...
03-30-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By wsgts

Very fortunate here in my small town in Florida....

Very fortunate here in my small town in Florida. We have a few cases (6 total in the county), so a lot of places are closed but we aren't locked down really. I got 70 miles last week, just riding...
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By wsgts

Updated '73 Raleigh SuperCourse

I've put around 1000 miles on this guy between my house and the office. I just got from fenders from Velo-Orange on there yesterday. Unfortunately, I never got used to the original brake levers so...
02-16-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,960
Posted By wsgts

+1 for the Sinewave Revolution. I have two of the...

+1 for the Sinewave Revolution. I have two of the Reactors (which is a light and revolution in one) and it works perfectly. The SP hubs are really good for the money, and you can only really feel the...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By wsgts

I have always noticed too, that when one stupid...

I have always noticed too, that when one stupid things happen, more stupid things happen. Just me?
01-26-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,349
Posted By wsgts

I travel a bit for work, and as such was flying...

I travel a bit for work, and as such was flying around the country and commuting to the local office by bike. When I would come home from work travel, I would always get my miles in on the bike as...
Forum: Commuting
12-08-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,939
Posted By wsgts

Another idea for you is this...

Another idea for you is this (https://roadrunnerbags.us/collections/bike-packing-bags/products/middle-earth-jammer-handlebar-bag) "Jammer" bag from Road Runner Bags. I have the "Middle Earth" size,...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By wsgts

#jealous...

#jealous (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=jealous)
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By wsgts

That is quite a rig you got there!

That is quite a rig you got there!
Forum: Commuting
11-01-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By wsgts

I'm a big dynamo hub fan, have you given that any...

I'm a big dynamo hub fan, have you given that any thought?

It more expensive than rechargeable lights, but I never really turn my lights off either (I have a light that has automatic...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By wsgts

I was there about a month ago but didn't notice...

I was there about a month ago but didn't notice anything in particular. Guess now I have to look!

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10-16-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By wsgts

Not sure on the Bluetooth receiver, but super...

Not sure on the Bluetooth receiver, but super jealous of your velomobile!! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,859
Posted By wsgts

Get well soon!

Get well soon!
Forum: Commuting
10-09-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By wsgts

One topic that isn't often talked about is: your...

One topic that isn't often talked about is: your optimal bike commute will not necessarily follow your optimal car commute.

Where I live there are very few dedicated bike trails separated from...
10-03-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By wsgts

Dynamo Light mounting (fork)

All,

I need some help to figure out how to mount this light to the fork. I have a very large handlebar bag that rests on top of the light, so I want to move it to the fork one side or the other....
Forum: Commuting
09-25-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By wsgts

I think with 15 years and that kind of wear, I...

I think with 15 years and that kind of wear, I would have to go back with Timbuk2.
09-22-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1176/img_20190922_192503_1__05287fa1d7ce0de9778f8d3405a1e81b5e0d50b5.jpg

Fall is here in Florida, so darkness will come earlier.


I...
09-16-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

Thank you, that would have saved me a lot of...

Thank you, that would have saved me a lot of trouble....
09-15-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

I tried to get another set for my single speed...

I tried to get another set for my single speed after a wreck with a car (the driver was high/drunk). They have only had the rear wheels available for the last year or so. I ended up spending a lot...
09-15-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

It does seem from everyone's responses that I'm...

It does seem from everyone's responses that I'm certainly not abnormal, I do have dynamos for lighting on 4 out of 5 bikes and USB charging on 2 out of the 4 (multi-day longer distance rigs). Just...
09-15-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

Certainly the hub dynamos, I haven't tried the...

Certainly the hub dynamos, I haven't tried the bottle-type since I was a child (well before LEDs).
09-15-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

I have a set of their IDC Classy purchased before...

I have a set of their IDC Classy purchased before they ran into supply problems. Took my biggest tour to date coupled with a Sinewave Cycles Beacon, always had USB power during the day and unlimited...
09-15-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,530
Posted By wsgts

I heard someone (Brian Tracy maybe) say that it's...

I heard someone (Brian Tracy maybe) say that it's a reward loop created when we were children around candy. We get money from parents/grandparents and the first thing we want to do is buy candy,...
09-12-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

The other day when I stopped at the office, one...

The other day when I stopped at the office, one of the other cyclist (mountain biker) came in and said that my lights were on-on my bike. I said it's ok, they are dynamo lights.

Then I had to...
09-12-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,426
Posted By wsgts

What's wrong with dynamos?

Does anyone else notice that dynamos are a rare sighting while out riding? I just came from the bike shop where I dropped off a bike for service, and they indicated that they rarely see them. Is this...
09-12-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By wsgts

B&M tech support was very helpful via email, they...

B&M tech support was very helpful via email, they helped me resolve a wiring issue with my IQ-XS. Just make sure to check your spam folders for their reply.
09-12-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,530
Posted By wsgts

I would agree with the "keeping up with the...

I would agree with the "keeping up with the Jones's", there is very little doubt that people are competing to win a game where there is no actual winner, just a bunch of broke people.
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