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04-26-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By CigarDad

+1:thumb: I have had this jacket for two years...

+1:thumb: I have had this jacket for two years and love it. Great cycling jacket with some good features such as arm pit vents that zip. The jackets are made in Oregon and they ship priority mail....
04-25-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,112
Posted By CigarDad

Specialized All Condition Armadillo Tire

I have used for 10+ years the Specialized All Condition Armadillo Tire. Very puncture resistant.

http://www.specialized.com/OA_MEDIA/equip/0007-4050_-4065_l.jpg


DURABLE PUNCTURE-RESISTANT...
08-18-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By CigarDad

That's a good question. Maybe the local bike...

That's a good question. Maybe the local bike mechanic has a clue. This screw is not mentioned in the documentation. Perhaps there is a hole from the molding process and they put that screw in...
08-10-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,786
Posted By CigarDad

It depends on how many satellites you are...

It depends on how many satellites you are communicating with. I have a program on my BlackBerry that shows me how many satellites i am communicating with and it reports an accuracy level of 3...
08-03-09, 01:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,786
Posted By CigarDad

Step 1: Go to options Step 2: Path manager...

Step 1: Go to options
Step 2: Path manager (prev. recorded)
Step 3: Click on the recorded file you want to export
Step 4: Export Path to Filesystem or via Email

If you export to Filesystem it...
07-27-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,786
Posted By CigarDad

My mapped trails are in .GPL format on my SD...

My mapped trails are in .GPL format on my SD card. Are yours the same? If so what mapping software do you use?

I normally use Virtual Earth which wants a .KML of .GPX file.
07-21-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,786
Posted By CigarDad

This is not freeware but rather "Donation-ware"....

This is not freeware but rather "Donation-ware". Well worth donating $10 bucks or so. This program is awesome. It even has a compass feature that brings up a compass to show the direction your are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,466
Posted By CigarDad

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41W59763JHL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41W59763JHL._SL500_AA280_.jpg

I use the REMA brand of patches. This German company's main product line is patches for commercial, industrial, automotive, and...
02-07-09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,934
Posted By CigarDad

I run 2 LD-1100's on my bike. I run one light...

I run 2 LD-1100's on my bike. I run one light solid and one flashing. I wish I could get the flash mode to synchronize (There are two rows of LED's on each light. Each is operated separately by its...
01-19-09, 12:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,819
Posted By CigarDad

I have my pepper spray clipped to a strap on my...

I have my pepper spray clipped to a strap on my top tube. The strap is extra security so my frame pump will not fall off when hitting a pothole, crossing railroad tracks, etc.

In my opinion if it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,404
Posted By CigarDad

I actuallly use a product designed for bicycle...

I actuallly use a product designed for bicycle water bottles like this. I picked up a pair at a Solvang Century ride 15 years ago. I has a dense fabric matted material that you get wet and then an...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-09, 10:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,567
Posted By CigarDad

That's the size I ride on. Been doing so for...

That's the size I ride on. Been doing so for over 10 years. Just got my first flat with my current set last week. My riding partners have flats all the time. One partner made the switch to the...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,474
Posted By CigarDad

I wear the FIXX ID (Dog Tag) Interactive. 'Never...

I wear the FIXX ID (Dog Tag) Interactive. 'Never leave home without it.'
12-27-08, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By CigarDad

http://www.niterider.com/computer_rebel8.shtml ...

http://www.niterider.com/computer_rebel8.shtml

SPEED FUNCTIONS
Mph/Kph
Current speed
Maximum Speed
Average speed
Auto Start
Actual to average
speed comparison
12-25-08, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,724
Posted By CigarDad

I have had a Rebel 8.0 for a least three months...

I have had a Rebel 8.0 for a least three months now. I have mixed feelings on it. This replaced my Specialized SpeedZone Pro which had the altimeter go bad. I never had an issue with this computer. ...
12-22-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,082
Posted By CigarDad

Self explanatory he exclaims behind billowing...

Self explanatory he exclaims behind billowing clouds of aromatic smoke.
12-21-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By CigarDad

+1:thumb: This is the brand I wear.

+1:thumb: This is the brand I wear.
12-06-08, 05:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 51,795
Posted By CigarDad

Simple Green Is Corrosive

Simple Green Is Corrosive to Metal

Technical Q&A with Lennard Zinn - Not-so-Simple Green

http://velonews.com/article/9216
12-06-08, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 51,795
Posted By CigarDad

+1 Diesel

+1 Diesel
12-05-08, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,556
Posted By CigarDad

Other than the NiteRider ($20) or TurboCat ($28)...

Other than the NiteRider ($20) or TurboCat ($28) stores is what I mean. A place like batteryspace.com with $3 replacement bulbs.
12-04-08, 09:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,343
Posted By CigarDad

California Vehicle Code - Bicycles Equipment Required For Night Riding

Equipment Requirements - California Vehicle Code - Bicycles

21201. (a) No person shall operate a bicycle on a roadway unless it is equipped with a brake which will enable the operator to make one...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-08, 08:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,884
Posted By CigarDad

This answer is close. There is no gravity, the...

This answer is close. There is no gravity, the earth SUCKS.
12-04-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,556
Posted By CigarDad

The NiteRider 6V bulbs are actually custom 4.8...

The NiteRider 6V bulbs are actually custom 4.8 volt bulbs ( have never been able to find them on the web). They are over-volted by 20% with the 6V battery pack. They are also a 10° spot. If you are...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By CigarDad

I use the Cateye TL-1100 through a loop on my...

I use the Cateye TL-1100 through a loop on my saddle bag. It flew off once and after that i drilled a hole large enough at the open end of the clip to insert a cable tie and zip it shut.
Forum: Touring
11-24-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By CigarDad

http://www.bicycleclothing.com/Wind-Jackets.html ...

http://www.bicycleclothing.com/Wind-Jackets.html

http://www.bicycleclothing.com/Yellow_Jacket_5.jpg

http://www.bicycleclothing.com/Yellow_Jacket_1.jpg
11-15-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By CigarDad

Yep. Rapidly charges AA/AAA batteries in the...

Yep.

Rapidly charges AA/AAA batteries in the car or any standard wall outlet in 2 hours • 100~240v for worldwide use • 4 LCD indicators: Each LCD light indicates the status of charging or...
11-13-08, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,322
Posted By CigarDad

I was in Bakersfield today for a funeral. I used...

I was in Bakersfield today for a funeral. I used to live there after college and in Tehachapi as well. There is a great MUP in Bakersfield that follows along the Kern River.
...
11-12-08, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,322
Posted By CigarDad

Sun. Fun, Stay, Play

Sun. Fun, Stay, Play
11-12-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By CigarDad

+1 for the safety glasses. I bought a 3 pack at...

+1 for the safety glasses. I bought a 3 pack at either Sam's' Club or Costco a few years ago. They came with a single case and I believe I paid around $12. They came with (2) clear and (1) dark...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,734
Posted By CigarDad

I don't want to pile on but timing is everything....

I don't want to pile on but timing is everything. Last week Nashbar had a light sale with 20% off all lights. November 5th-7th.

Example of savings;

DiNotte 200 L-AA-L $149.99 - 20% =...
11-10-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By CigarDad

Remove the plastic sleeves. After using the...

Remove the plastic sleeves. After using the light for awhile the battery's will wear in a bit and they become easier to take out over time. I have one that is mounted using the belt clip on a seat...
11-10-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By CigarDad

I have the Selle SMP Pro saddle. It has taken me...

I have the Selle SMP Pro saddle. It has taken me a while to get used to it. I have around 900 miles on it but no ride over 35 miles yet. Based on the cost of these things I guess I was expecting...
11-07-08, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By CigarDad

http://www.greenlightstuff.com/trigger.html ...

http://www.greenlightstuff.com/trigger.html

From the scooter/motorcycle realm.
11-07-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By CigarDad

Which product did you buy? They have products...

Which product did you buy? They have products that cure hard and products that cure soft and remain flexible. It sounds like you used the latter.

I have used the hard cure product in my lead acid...
11-07-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By CigarDad

Today, Friday Nov 7th last day of sale in case...

Today, Friday Nov 7th last day of sale in case you missed it.

DiNotte 200 L-AA-L $149.99 - 20% = $119.99 ($159.00 DiNotte Web Site)

DiNotte 200L-AA-S $149.95 - 20% = $119.96 ($159.00...
11-05-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By CigarDad

Nashbar 3 day Light Sale

"Save An Additional 20% Off Lights" Coupon Code 20Light must be entered at time of purchase. Coupon cannot be applied to previous purchases, cannot be combined with other offers and is not valid for...
11-03-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,806
Posted By CigarDad

I have started taking 'Ginko Viagra®' tablets. ...

I have started taking 'Ginko Viagra®' tablets. They help you remember what the fu*k you were doing:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-03-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By CigarDad

http://img.artscyclery.com/big/99436-1.jpg ...

http://img.artscyclery.com/big/99436-1.jpg

+1 Take-A-Look Mirror (Mounted on helmet visor)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,534
Posted By CigarDad

Lance Armstrong won the Tour of Gruene individual...

Lance Armstrong won the Tour of Gruene individual time-trial timing 33minutes 14seconds over the 26.6 kilometres route, Saturday.

Sunday, on the 27.3-mile course, Armstrong, 37, and Korioth, 41,...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By CigarDad

Go to a recumbent bike store. Their jerseys have...

Go to a recumbent bike store. Their jerseys have the pockets in the front.
Forum: Commuting
11-02-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,551
Posted By CigarDad

Whatever the outcome is, I hope that you will...

Whatever the outcome is, I hope that you will come back and let us know what you and your son decided to do and how it all turned out.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-08, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,163
Posted By CigarDad

I can not go on any ride without chewing gum. I...

I can not go on any ride without chewing gum. I can ride while forgetting my water bottle but not without a piece of gum.
10-30-08, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By CigarDad

http://img.artscyclery.com/big/99436-1.jpg ...

http://img.artscyclery.com/big/99436-1.jpg

+1 Take-A-Look Mirror (On helmet visor)
10-28-08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,251
Posted By CigarDad

My one and only crash (knock on wood) is from a...

My one and only crash (knock on wood) is from a driveway lip as well. Going to slow hit the lip and over I went.

Here's to a speedy recovery.
10-27-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By CigarDad

Specialized Armadillos 4+ years flat free. ...

Specialized Armadillos

4+ years flat free.

http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCEqSuperSection.jsp?ssid=ArmadilloTires&eid=355
10-27-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By CigarDad

Shimano Rear Freehub Flange Size

I currently have a Shimano Ultegra rear freehub model 6500 (six or seven years old). My brother has a new spare Shimano Dura Ace rear freehub model 7800 (2008 model). Both are the same 36h spoke...
10-22-08, 12:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By CigarDad

Depending on your weight you might also lube...

Depending on your weight you might also lube where each spoke crosses over another spoke. Corrosion can build up and then you will get a clicking noise from some or all of the spokes as you roll.
10-13-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By CigarDad

Yes. I own one.

Yes. I own one.
10-09-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By CigarDad

. From product description; "3M®...

.

From product description; "3M® conspicuity marking tape tape is stiff, but flexible enough to wrap around diameters as small as 4-inches."

Based on this product description the tape will...
10-05-08, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By CigarDad

The new line of Rebel computers from NiteRider...

The new line of Rebel computers from NiteRider all have a mount that will do stem or handlebars.
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