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Forum: Commuting
06-16-09, 03:34 PM
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By eAspenwood

yeah my farkled-out LHT isn't gonna win any...

yeah my farkled-out LHT isn't gonna win any beauty contests anytime soon.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By eAspenwood

yep, its a net. you should be able to get it at...

yep, its a net. you should be able to get it at any decent bike shop for under $10. I got one at REI and another from rivbike. thanks for the compliments. - J.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By eAspenwood

I used zip ties (recommended by riv) to attach...

I used zip ties (recommended by riv) to attach basket to rack. Works great; Easy to install. I've had no problems with it.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By eAspenwood

Nitto North Road Aluminum 560mm from jensonusa....

Nitto North Road Aluminum 560mm from jensonusa. They've more than doubled in price since I bought them there. A better deal is Nitto CrMo Albatross from rivendell cuz its still under $50, and pretty...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By eAspenwood

yeah, she sure rides a bit different about 10 lbs...

yeah, she sure rides a bit different about 10 lbs lighter and 32mm paselas instead of 50mm big apples!
Forum: Commuting
03-23-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,899
Posted By eAspenwood

not the best pic, but here's a close up of the...

not the best pic, but here's a close up of the top of my surly nice rack on the lht.

http://enthoosed.com/data/mediaStore/2009/03/22/scaled/size5_1237782889282-60.jpg
Forum: Commuting
03-22-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By eAspenwood

Spring 2009 Line-up

Any one else spend time during those dark winter months reconfiguring the stable in time for spring? I just finished all the tinkering this weekend so I thought I'd share.

Daily Commuter Tank - I...
Forum: Touring
12-22-08, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,093
Posted By eAspenwood

Is the area of thailand you're in super humid? I...

Is the area of thailand you're in super humid? I wonder if day-after-day without time to dry out a bit in between eventually cause failure for most leather saddles. Anyone know? Just curious.
Forum: Foo
12-19-08, 01:50 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

aces

aces
Forum: Foo
12-18-08, 03:10 PM
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Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

chamois

chamois
Forum: Foo
12-17-08, 08:40 PM
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Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

oboe

oboe
Forum: Commuting
12-15-08, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,959
Posted By eAspenwood

it's the nitto aluminum (560mm) north road bar I...

it's the nitto aluminum (560mm) north road bar I got from jensonusa a while back. Wow, looks like the price has doubled since I bought it there.

A better deal would be the croMo nitto albatross...
Forum: Commuting
12-15-08, 02:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,959
Posted By eAspenwood

Can't go wrong with the LHT.... Here's...

Can't go wrong with the LHT....

Here's mine:

http://enthoosed.com/data/mediaStore/2008/09/02/scaled/size5_1220384652863-91.jpg
Forum: Commuting
12-12-08, 01:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,096
Posted By eAspenwood

Hipsters are raised in a crate the first few...

Hipsters are raised in a crate the first few years of their lives (like veal) to produce atrophy in the leg muscles, thus enabling that impossibly chic look in skinny jeans.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-08, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By eAspenwood

nice bike! my understanding is xtracycles...

nice bike!

my understanding is xtracycles are meant for beefy mtb frames but i may be wrong.
Forum: Touring
12-11-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,268
Posted By eAspenwood

It might be a design decision regarding...

It might be a design decision regarding clearances. On my 58" atlantis I have 700c schwalbe big apple 50mm tires and fenders, and i gotta be careful with toestrike on the front wheel on tight turns. ...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,096
Posted By eAspenwood

just cuz u wear jeans on a bike doesn't make u a...

just cuz u wear jeans on a bike doesn't make u a hipster.

if they are "skinny" jeans, then yes very likely a hipster.

who cares though; just another style. whatever.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-08, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By eAspenwood

+1 on the superflash. For my front back up I...

+1 on the superflash.

For my front back up I use a knog frog, but not sure if that would be right for you. Its more of an "I hope people can see me" light than anything else. Its not gonna light...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-08, 12:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,096
Posted By eAspenwood

it usually bothers people the most who are or...

it usually bothers people the most who are or were guilty to some degree of hipsterness themselves and who like to complain about stuff.

all part of a vicious snob cycle....
Forum: Commuting
12-11-08, 12:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,434
Posted By eAspenwood

planet bike superflash. $15 - 20 last time i...

planet bike superflash. $15 - 20 last time i checked i think.
Forum: Commuting
12-10-08, 11:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,979
Posted By eAspenwood

I'm running MKS Grip Kings on 2 bikes. Great...

I'm running MKS Grip Kings on 2 bikes. Great pedals.

I also tried a bunch of stuff over the years (spd,look,egg beaters, clips) and gravitated back to the simplicity of platforms for daily/city...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-08, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By eAspenwood

sweet rig man. don't know what the used market...

sweet rig man. don't know what the used market looks like in hawaii, but in my experience it usually comes out cheaper/easier to buy something closer to what u want, than rebuilding it yourself.
...
Forum: Touring
12-10-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,268
Posted By eAspenwood

You mean something like this? :): ...

You mean something like this? :):

http://enthoosed.com/data/mediaStore/2008/10/09/scaled/size5_1223592378553-272.jpg (http://enthoosed.com/bicycling/vehicle/view.v?id=92920)

I have both this...
Forum: Foo
11-08-08, 06:15 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

lost boys

lost boys
Forum: Commuting
11-04-08, 12:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,458
Posted By eAspenwood

Well, I couldn't bike to the polls but I did just...

Well, I couldn't bike to the polls but I did just ride my bike to starbucks for free coffee.
10-31-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By eAspenwood

Here's another recent pic from a recycling run: ...

Here's another recent pic from a recycling run:

http://enthoosed.com/data/mediaStore/2008/10/31/scaled/size5_1225490892478-150.jpg

Also, any suggestions on where to get the metal hitch? I see...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-08, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By eAspenwood

you'd have to be acting like a real a-hole if u...

you'd have to be acting like a real a-hole if u actually got a dui on bike, in which case u would deserve it. these people look like they're having fun and not a danger to anyone, and are 99% likely...
Forum: Foo
10-17-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

fight club

fight club
Forum: Foo
10-12-08, 11:06 PM
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Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

dumplings

dumplings
Forum: Foo
10-11-08, 12:34 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

my nuts itch.

my nuts itch.
09-30-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By eAspenwood

OK, just took it out last week for its first run....

OK, just took it out last week for its first run. Definitely like the trailer more for heavy duty grocery runs than panniers. Here's a pic:
...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By eAspenwood

ha! i've been lusting after those ostriches for a...

ha! i've been lusting after those ostriches for a while now. they look pretty good on the homer. from that vid, seems like they can fit a fair amount too!
Forum: Commuting
09-30-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,787
Posted By eAspenwood

i have both sigg and kleen kanteen bottles. I...

i have both sigg and kleen kanteen bottles. I like both, but I think the thin aluminum sigg may die soon as it dents really easily. Also, the sigg has an inner coating cuz aluminum may not be good...
Forum: Touring
09-30-08, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By eAspenwood

enthoosed about touring

Yo, I thought you tourers might find enthoosed.com useful for posting your trips. Here's my recent trip from houston to austin:

http://enthoosed.com/bicycling/trip/profile.v?id=25149
...
Forum: Foo
09-25-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

Fire

Fire
Forum: Foo
09-24-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

crikey!

crikey!
Forum: Touring
09-24-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,669
Posted By eAspenwood

seems like a win/win to me. society's...

seems like a win/win to me.

society's waste gets minimized, while people eat for free.

symbiotic, not parasitic.
Forum: Foo
09-24-08, 04:50 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

smart

smart
Forum: Foo
09-24-08, 01:01 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

answer

answer
Forum: Touring
09-24-08, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By eAspenwood

6000 miles? wow. you can use the trips...

6000 miles? wow.

you can use the trips feature on enthoosed.com (http://enthoosed.com/bicycling). I haven't tried a trip that large though.

here's my houston-austin trip; not quite 6k miles.
...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By eAspenwood

if your commute is a straight(ish) line, i'd say...

if your commute is a straight(ish) line, i'd say leave the crate cuz it will be more aerodynamic than panniers and u don't benefit much from a lower center of gravity.

if your commute is a...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-08, 10:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,208
Posted By eAspenwood

sweet bike!

sweet bike!
Forum: Commuting
09-23-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 32,279
Posted By eAspenwood

If yehuda gives up the clunker for a rapid, i'll...

If yehuda gives up the clunker for a rapid, i'll stop reading the comic in protest.

( just kidding )
Forum: Foo
09-22-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

peso

peso
Forum: Commuting
09-19-08, 11:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,662
Posted By eAspenwood

Rice Village area checking in here. We got...

Rice Village area checking in here. We got lucky; no trees in my living room and only lost power for 4 hours. Our neighbors across the street still don't have power though; we're supplying them...
Forum: Foo
09-19-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

Oaktown

Oaktown
Forum: Foo
09-18-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,401
Posted By eAspenwood

bridge

bridge
Forum: Commuting
09-12-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,144
Posted By eAspenwood

+1 on most of what climbhoser said; i'm happy...

+1 on most of what climbhoser said; i'm happy with my fenix lights though.

here's my LHT setup:

http://www.enthoosed.com/bicycling/vehicle/view.v?id=21819

lots of pics at the bottom of the...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-08, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By eAspenwood

I commuted from boulder to broomfield for a few...

I commuted from boulder to broomfield for a few years (15 miles one way). I started off with a giant tcr 0 (alum/carbon roadie). Then wanting something to soak the bumps and handle wet days, I...
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