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Forum: Commuting
09-26-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I think I also have a radio lodged in my grey...

I think I also have a radio lodged in my grey matter somewhere. I hear all sorts of crazy music when I ride. This morning on my way to work there was a bunch of NWA stuck in my head. Yesterday it was...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,898
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Every week, usually on a weekend night, I go on a...

Every week, usually on a weekend night, I go on a ride usually between 10PM and 3AM. Several of the roads I take are main thoroughfares, most have a few bars. Last call around here is 12:45 AM. I...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 10:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,610
Posted By ItoDoeblin

+1. Who do we think we are, driving the speed...

+1. Who do we think we are, driving the speed limit?!?! Clearly the word limit means lower limit ;)
Forum: Commuting
09-05-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,583
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I remember when I was learning to drive I was...

I remember when I was learning to drive I was taught: when in doubt, treat likea 4-way stop. I figure the same rule applies here -- that or wait for a car you can use a shield.....
Forum: Commuting
09-05-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By ItoDoeblin

:roflmao2::D:roflmao2: :D:roflmao2::D ...

:roflmao2::D:roflmao2:
:D:roflmao2::D
:roflmao2::D:roflmao2:

If I can match the blistering pace of a commuter with one of these, I'm giving him $5
Forum: Commuting
09-05-08, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By ItoDoeblin

+infinity I love their platforms.

+infinity

I love their platforms.
Forum: Commuting
09-04-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,993
Posted By ItoDoeblin

The tennis ball on a stick is an amazing mental...

The tennis ball on a stick is an amazing mental image....I don't know where you work, but I'm really digging this picture I have in my brain of an army of people in gray jumpsuits scrubbing a marble...
09-04-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By ItoDoeblin

No shame at all in walking up a hill. I do it all...

No shame at all in walking up a hill. I do it all the time. Using your driveway as a smooth pump might help, or finding a trail you can use as a pump might help too
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I don't see why it wouldn't be possible - just...

I don't see why it wouldn't be possible - just pretend you're training for a tri and start swimming the other 4 days.


HERESY!!!!!!!!
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,660
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I use a headlamp, a seizure-inducing taillight...

I use a headlamp, a seizure-inducing taillight and a blinkie clipped either to my shirt or the back of my bandanna/helmet strap
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,660
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Lighting Scheme Poll

So, how many of you (that ride in the dark) use a light versus a headlamp vs some other lighting scheme?
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,244
Posted By ItoDoeblin

You mean like this? ...

You mean like this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,558
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Just the other night I was out for late night...

Just the other night I was out for late night ride, and our low was a few degrees F above freezing. I was just out for a cruise, and I was wearing a hoodie and warmups -- I was quite comfortable....
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Not that I've noticed - but I usually wear skate...

Not that I've noticed - but I usually wear skate shoes or sandals.

There was a pair of running puma-esque shoes I was riding in for a while, and my traction pins tore through the side of the...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,174
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Computer really belongs to one of my other bikes...

Computer really belongs to one of my other bikes - I jsut happened to have a spare magnet/wire/bracket for it so I stuck it on. One computer. Three sets of hardware. Its sweet.
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,174
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Mine is a beater - but I assume that the...

Mine is a beater - but I assume that the taillights have been stolen more out of a 'lets screw with the bike guy'/vandalism motive than "real" theft.
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,174
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I pocket my computer if my bike leaves my sight,...

I pocket my computer if my bike leaves my sight, but I leave the taillight on pretty much all the time. I've had 3 stolen. The current one is bonded to the bracket with cyanoacrylate :D
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,927
Posted By ItoDoeblin

just don't mistake a bananaguard for: ...

just don't mistake a bananaguard for:

http://www.octodog.net/
Forum: Commuting
09-02-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,244
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Full disclosure: I've never been on a CM ride ...

Full disclosure: I've never been on a CM ride

I've been 'held up' by several CM rides - if the definition of 'held up' is having to wait for vehicles that also have a right to utilize the...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,386
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I've also seen "cages" that are actually a...

I've also seen "cages" that are actually a bracket for the braze-ons and then a rubber strap so you can secure any (reasonable) diameter bottle. Never used one, and for all I know they light on fire...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By ItoDoeblin

This makes me miss the helados selling bicycle...

This makes me miss the helados selling bicycle guy that rode through my old neighborhood every saturday.

He had a big plastic cooler full of ice cream somehow attached to the wheels from a little...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,717
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I raced a motorcycle the other day. He challenged...

I raced a motorcycle the other day. He challenged me at a deserted red light.

I sprinted like crazy and the road went up a hill. About the crest of the hill he cranked it and burned me (he was...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By ItoDoeblin

its not a put down, i put my foot down then I...

its not a put down, i put my foot down
then I make some love I put my root down

I also find kickin' it foot down very effective to get cars to go thru stop signs.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I almost fell off my bike laughing when I saw it....

I almost fell off my bike laughing when I saw it. Atmosphere any good?
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,875
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Pretty sure its fixie too... And the reason it...

Pretty sure its fixie too...
And the reason it may not count as the record is I -think- they had to tow the rider up to about 30 mph before human legs could push the thing.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I wondered the same thing - then I remembered a...

I wondered the same thing - then I remembered a bumper sticker I saw on a hoopty the other day:
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,875
Posted By ItoDoeblin

There is one road out here I can routinely pass...

There is one road out here I can routinely pass 40 (on my MTB) but I really top out at 42 or 43 - I believe my non-aero position and squishy bike provide enough rolling resistance and drag to...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,919
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I miss Dunkin :love: I used to live right...

I miss Dunkin :love:

I used to live right by one, and now I live in a city where there are none :(
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,366
Posted By ItoDoeblin

now I forget...for balance reasons while pissing...

now I forget...for balance reasons while pissing out the leg of your lycra - do you pull your junk out on the tire label side, or the opposite side? I know this has to do with valve stems.....
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,919
Posted By ItoDoeblin

11 miles RT - and 0 McDonaldzzzz. I do go by a...

11 miles RT - and 0 McDonaldzzzz. I do go by a really good italian greasy spoon, couple of OK Mexican joints, not very good sushi, bagels, coffee, thai, CPK and a bar that makes the BEST garlic...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,366
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Everything is delicious with Mrs Dash. That or...

Everything is delicious with Mrs Dash. That or Old Bay. But not both.

I eat everything and, as stated above, that is part of why I bike.
In addition, I eat everything because I bike.

It is a...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,478
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I am wont to don a flat cap whilst commuting via...

I am wont to don a flat cap whilst commuting via two-wheeled hellbeast. Tan during the more agreeable months, and black wool during the frigid times. As I reside in the desert, a bandanna reminiscent...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Some people just can't be bothered with...

Some people just can't be bothered with maintenance tasks. I don't understand it, but apparently some people are just too busy(?) to do upkeep on their bike, car home &c
Forum: Commuting
08-27-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,461
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I live in a top floor apartment, so my bikes park...

I live in a top floor apartment, so my bikes park alternately on my patio (though I do lock them out of habit) or on a rack inside my apartment. I'm insured, have an alarm and live in a low crime...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-08, 08:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,355
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Also known as the ABC -- arse-ball-connection

Also known as the ABC -- arse-ball-connection
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,438
Posted By ItoDoeblin

No DUI here. Never stopped riding ST, but I had...

No DUI here. Never stopped riding ST, but I had forgotten how much fun bikes were not on a trail too. Made a goal to ride to work every day (partially due to BP/beergut issues........) and never...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,580
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I've noticed that I can ride my hybrid/homebrew...

I've noticed that I can ride my hybrid/homebrew commuter no hands with no trouble at all, but my MTB I cannot track at all - I'm guessing this has something to do with the geometry and relative...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 891
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I wear trek fingerless with the gel palm. I love...

I wear trek fingerless with the gel palm. I love them, and now that I'm on them I'll never ever change unless my pair gets lit on fire and trek quits making them. They don't have a fuzzy part to wipe...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By ItoDoeblin

My buttpad shorts are an XXL - even tho my waist...

My buttpad shorts are an XXL - even tho my waist is a 38, the XXL fits perfectly (the tags claim 38-40 is XL).
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 08:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,677
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I regularly use gatorade powder in one of my...

I regularly use gatorade powder in one of my camelbak bladders -- as long as you keep it clean gunk is no problem. Most people probably couldn't even guess which of my bladders is used for water only...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,631
Posted By ItoDoeblin

+1 I, as a general rule, ride my MTB on the...

+1
I, as a general rule, ride my MTB on the roads. It is non-road-optimized. It has flat bars and 2.25" knobbies. I wear lycra shorts - under gym shorts. I wear t-shirts or udnerarmour - I don't...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,677
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I've been using camel-baks for years (mostly as...

I've been using camel-baks for years (mostly as backpacking equipment, so I tend to use them for 5 or 7 straight days without washing them......)

The cleaning kits are awesome - the hanger they...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,192
Posted By ItoDoeblin

+1 My odyssey twisteds (big BMX platforms with...

+1
My odyssey twisteds (big BMX platforms with lots of traction pins to eat my shins with) are awesome for commuting.

Even starting from a stop I have very little trouble with these pedals - the...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,192
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I've always had good luck with my cheap-o...

I've always had good luck with my cheap-o cyclepro clips. I think they were $5 at my LBS, and I've never had a problem with them. They should mount to any clip-compatible pedal.
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By ItoDoeblin

+1*infnty I don't know how many useless...

+1*infnty

I don't know how many useless projects I've done just because I love to do DIY builds
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I didn't say they couldn't deep fry your shirt -...

I didn't say they couldn't deep fry your shirt - I said you shouldn't
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By ItoDoeblin

There's an ubergeeky part of my freddish self...

There's an ubergeeky part of my freddish self that wants this.....
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,844
Posted By ItoDoeblin

It's why I wear my *****hole armor so much.

It's why I wear my *****hole armor so much.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,419
Posted By ItoDoeblin

Absolutely. To the best of my knowledge, a...

Absolutely. To the best of my knowledge, a "witness" is a person who has firsthand (and material) knowledge regarding an event. This may or may not apply outside the USA, but by most methods of...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,098
Posted By ItoDoeblin

I was having some numbnuts syndrome problems...

I was having some numbnuts syndrome problems until recently myself - instead of a new saddle, I consulted with a serious biker/nurse that I know. Adjusting my posture, saddle angle, and stem/saddle...
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