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11-05-17, 07:06 AM
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I did my routine 7 miles each way commute on...

I did my routine 7 miles each way commute on Friday. Rarely see anything new. There's a modest climb halfway home and in the spring and summer I pass a few fair weather or noob cyclists on that hill...
10-21-17, 11:49 AM
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Posted By cooker

Just an update that I eventually had to order the...

Just an update that I eventually had to order the salmon pads online, and they work really well with these older cantilever brakes. They squeak a lot and I will have to toe them in, but they are...
10-21-17, 11:44 AM
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Posted By cooker

Back from a biking holiday, biked to work the...

Back from a biking holiday, biked to work the last two days.
07-11-17, 11:03 AM
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Posted By cooker

earlier today

earlier today
07-10-17, 09:49 PM
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Posted By cooker

I remembered Sheldon Brown had a paragraph on it...

I remembered Sheldon Brown had a paragraph on it which I just reviewed. I have already optimized the transverse cable and lever angles. The next steps are to get new Kool stop salmon brake pads...
07-10-17, 10:05 AM
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Posted By cooker

I biked for groceries on the weekend - just...

I biked for groceries on the weekend - just needed a couple of items so took a backpack and I hadn't ridden my Trek for a while and wanted to make sure it was roadworthy since it is my emergency...
01-27-17, 09:20 AM
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Posted By cooker

I mostly bike to commute and it has either been...

I mostly bike to commute and it has either been cold, rainy or icy. I typically don't bike for pleasure in the winter.
01-26-17, 01:03 PM
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Posted By cooker

I'm a winter wimp.

I'm a winter wimp.
12-16-16, 08:51 PM
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Posted By cooker

Sorry, i shouldn't have taken the bait - this...

Sorry, i shouldn't have taken the bait - this thread isn't supposed to be about that.
12-16-16, 05:17 PM
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Posted By cooker

If you paid attention you'd know I take transit...

If you paid attention you'd know I take transit to work when I don't bike. (I posted this from the bus - I couldn't do that if I was driving).

Also, in fact, as you know we had a freak blizzard...
12-16-16, 07:27 AM
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Posted By cooker

No riding this week, due to a series of...

No riding this week, due to a series of snowfalls. Don't know if I am done for the year or not.
11-28-16, 01:08 PM
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Posted By cooker

Still getting an occasional commute in thanks to...

Still getting an occasional commute in thanks to variable fall weather. Freezing rain one day, balmy the next.
10-24-16, 07:31 PM
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Posted By cooker

Thursday and Friday it was rainy and I would have...

Thursday and Friday it was rainy and I would have taken the bus, except I didn't set the alarm early enough, so I only had time to bike. I used the rain cape both mornings, but didn't need it...
10-14-16, 06:01 AM
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Posted By cooker

I didn't ride all last week due to out-of-town...

I didn't ride all last week due to out-of-town work. Bike commuted Tuesday and Wednesday this week, but on holidays yesterday (didn't bike) and today. We'll see if I bike today (Friday) or on the...
07-17-16, 06:43 PM
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Posted By cooker

Wow, you 160 km folk. I did a short test ride...

Wow, you 160 km folk. I did a short test ride yesterday of about 5 km after getting two bike ready for my commuting week.
05-21-16, 04:40 PM
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Posted By cooker

LOL, I didnít even notice.

LOL, I didnít even notice.
05-21-16, 11:03 AM
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Posted By cooker

I haven't ridden for a week and I need to prep...

I haven't ridden for a week and I need to prep for the 50 km ride for heart in 2 weeks. The distance is no problem, but I don't want to be too slow for my peeps. I'm in poorer shape than usual due to...
04-09-16, 12:07 PM
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Posted By cooker

How are you making up the exercise?

How are you making up the exercise?
04-09-16, 12:03 PM
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Posted By cooker

I only bike commuted once this week, (Wednesday,...

I only bike commuted once this week, (Wednesday, I think) as it was blizzardy or icy the other days. It's nicer today, but still below freezing, and I don't ride much on weekends at that...
03-29-16, 01:08 PM
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Posted By cooker

Back to bike commuting today after a week out of...

Back to bike commuting today after a week out of town.
03-28-16, 09:57 AM
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Posted By cooker

:notamused:Haven't ridden for a week. I worked...

:notamused:Haven't ridden for a week. I worked out of town for the 4 workdays last week, and walked 5 times one way, taking the hotel shuttle or a cab the other times. Over the Easter weekend I...
03-18-16, 11:17 AM
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Posted By cooker

Today. However I will be working "up north" next...

Today. However I will be working "up north" next week so I may not ride again until Easter weekend.
03-17-16, 10:33 AM
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Views: 32,267
Posted By cooker

Yesterday I heeded the storm warnings on my phone...

Yesterday I heeded the storm warnings on my phone app, and although ultimately the torrential rains and gale-force winds didn't actually happen during my commuting hours, they did occur on and off...
03-15-16, 07:46 AM
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Views: 32,267
Posted By cooker

Back on topic - I last rode my bike this morning....

Back on topic - I last rode my bike this morning.

The weather app on my phone said the rain had already stopped for the day, so, ignoring the fact that it was actually raining, I biked in to work...
03-14-16, 11:27 AM
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Views: 32,267
Posted By cooker

When was the last time you rode your bicycle?...

When was the last time you rode your bicycle? (Thread topic)
03-14-16, 09:47 AM
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Posted By cooker

I last rode Friday, March 11. Saturday AM I had...

I last rode Friday, March 11. Saturday AM I had to go downtown to meet my older son in the underground concourse among the office towers, so it was simple and easy to go by subway. I walked partway...
03-14-16, 09:39 AM
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Views: 32,267
Posted By cooker

Wow, sorry to hear all that and hope things go...

Wow, sorry to hear all that and hope things go better in the future.
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