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04-08-09, 05:09 AM
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Posted By diff_lock2

It's actually much more dangerous, but everything...

It's actually much more dangerous, but everything else just makes you sweaty. We should be in full leathers, and full face helmets. Maybe there is armor that doesn't effect your cycling motion, but...
04-07-09, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,935
Posted By diff_lock2

It is normal, but not safe. Mine gets really...

It is normal, but not safe. Mine gets really tight and super loose, and I have dropped the chain tons of times. Still waiting on my new crank and chain ring.
04-07-09, 04:02 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,659
Posted By diff_lock2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTpCEUkLewk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTpCEUkLewk
04-02-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,643
Posted By diff_lock2

what if you hate hiking?

what if you hate hiking?
04-02-09, 05:19 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,643
Posted By diff_lock2

It eats your pants, fingers, and chain cleaning...

It eats your pants, fingers, and chain cleaning cloths.
02-19-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,510
Posted By diff_lock2

I have had the same thing happen to me with...

I have had the same thing happen to me with nokian W106 tires. Downhill, and a turn. I was just going way to fast for the corner.

W106 tires seem to shed snow well.
02-18-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,201
Posted By diff_lock2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2i9GhU0aME&NR=1...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2i9GhU0aME&NR=1
02-18-09, 02:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,519
Posted By diff_lock2

How about, ride slower? I use a face mask which...

How about, ride slower? I use a face mask which restricts breathing, especially when wet. Which basically means I need to ride slower, also in the winter I tend to ride slow enough to barley sweat....
02-17-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,082
Posted By diff_lock2

Yeah but under snow there is ice, even worse....

Yeah but under snow there is ice, even worse. Maybe I need to refine my skills.
02-15-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 101,265
Posted By diff_lock2

-0c to -10c Face: Light cotton balaclava;...

-0c to -10c

Face: Light cotton balaclava; helmet; and if its too windy or sunny, goggles.

Torso: Cotton undershirt (wear these everyday of the year, except when I use a rash guard); cotton...
02-15-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,082
Posted By diff_lock2

How do you guys ride with such thin, slick tires?...

How do you guys ride with such thin, slick tires? I am using 42mm studded tires from Nokian, and there are moments in my commute where even they where not enough.
02-14-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By diff_lock2

With out mud guards the chain wont last a single...

With out mud guards the chain wont last a single winter.
02-14-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,984
Posted By diff_lock2

Glasses fogging. Goggles fogging. Dirty...

Glasses fogging.
Goggles fogging.
Dirty bike. Dirty chain.
Face gear getting soaked from water vapor, wet fabric is like a plastic bag, suffocating.
Cycle tracks, and pedestrian tracks that...
02-11-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By diff_lock2

The only reason I bought a flip flop is cause I...

The only reason I bought a flip flop is cause I can afford to make a mistake once. Hope I never strip a hub again.

Fixed/fixed. You can run a freewheel on a fixed hub, so I don't see why there is...
09-04-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 69,409
Posted By diff_lock2

By bike? Our recycle bins are 7 meters away. Then...

By bike? Our recycle bins are 7 meters away. Then the next set is 200 meters away, but that is for some of the other residents.
08-22-08, 01:22 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 20,387
Posted By diff_lock2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz0NRNudFXA&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz0NRNudFXA&feature=related
08-16-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,630
Posted By diff_lock2

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_c...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_cr-v_awd/Image000-1.jpg
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By diff_lock2

Pump that iso all the way up.

Pump that iso all the way up.
Forum: Foo
07-31-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By diff_lock2

I wont be getting my hands on a clamp meter. ...

I wont be getting my hands on a clamp meter.

I was also pretty sure there was some induction going on with the wiring, EM plus the right length wire equals current via induction, right?

Do I...
Forum: Foo
07-31-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By diff_lock2

CFL bulb bursts of light.

When my cfl bulb is in the socket, with power applied, it lights up like most cfl bulbs. But when I flip the switch to 'off', meaning no power from the mains system is reaching the bulb, the bulb...
07-02-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 37,100
Posted By diff_lock2

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_c...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_cr-v_awd/Velorution-VintagebookFancycycling.jpg
07-02-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,669
Posted By diff_lock2

EDIT: (as above) WHY? Raddin Fixai. Anyone...

EDIT: (as above) WHY?

Raddin Fixai. Anyone remember that song?
07-01-08, 01:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,669
Posted By diff_lock2

20w halogen up front, soon to be replaced by 10w...

20w halogen up front, soon to be replaced by 10w of leds. 1w led, 10deg optic at the rear.

In the summer I don't need 20w of halogen, so I run some white led blinky, 5mm x 5
06-29-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,537
Posted By diff_lock2

No one uses a back pack as a purse.

No one uses a back pack as a purse.
06-29-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,089,264
Posted By diff_lock2

What hubs do those langster city editions use?...

What hubs do those langster city editions use? They come in nice colors, and have nice flanges.
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