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Forum: Commuting
09-14-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,215
Posted By squegeeboo

I think I'm confused. I didn't think SPD uses a...

I think I'm confused. I didn't think SPD uses a 3 point system.

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They're only 2 point I think...and you can kick out either in/out from the bike, but I can't think of a time I've...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,787
Posted By squegeeboo

My best advice, standardize all your lights to...

My best advice, standardize all your lights to either AA or AAA batteries, then buy a bunch of rechargeable batteries and leave a charger at work and home. The USB charging lights seem nice, but if...
08-12-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,005
Posted By squegeeboo

I've biked in a kilt before. Beyond the...

I've biked in a kilt before. Beyond the flashing, there is also the issue of it getting sucked into breaks if you don't have disc brakes. Never quite figured it out, and just stuck with shorts...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-15, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,827
Posted By squegeeboo

Wow, that sucks, heal quick! Can't believe they...

Wow, that sucks, heal quick! Can't believe they didn't take the bike or at least the panniers.
07-02-15, 11:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,661
Posted By squegeeboo

It's an interesting concept. As MPH continues to...

It's an interesting concept. As MPH continues to get better on cars, they need to replace the lost gas tax revenue, I think I'd rather just see a slight increase in the state income or sales tax...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,106
Posted By squegeeboo

Assuming I'm not having a shower beer, my showers...

Assuming I'm not having a shower beer, my showers are super quick. Get in, get wet, shampoo, soap, rinse, get out.

And then, not every shower needs shampoo/soap. If my work has a shower,...
07-02-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By squegeeboo

It looked like a beater in general. Maybe his...

It looked like a beater in general. Maybe his wheel was really out of true, and he used duct tape to force the spokes back into a semblance of correct? Or, some poorly thought out idea about...
07-02-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By squegeeboo

Why would you duct-tape your spokes?

Saw a guy biking around yesterday, both wheels were 100% covered in duct-tape from the hub out to the rim. Was a great WTF moment for the day.

Any ideas?
Forum: Commuting
07-02-15, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,541
Posted By squegeeboo

Ha, the bike tacos bit got me. "My business...

Ha, the bike tacos bit got me.

"My business partner and I were drunk, and we really wanted tacos"

As well as the older guy "I'm not anti-car, there's just to many ****** cars"
Forum: Commuting
07-02-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,878
Posted By squegeeboo

I've been commuting since '06 and I've only been...

I've been commuting since '06 and I've only been hit once(cops wouldn't even write up a report due to no damage), happened this past winter, there's a video of it somewhere on this site. Stay in...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By squegeeboo

I did find this facebook group ...

I did find this facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cyclists-Against-Reckless-Drivers-Foundation/128247983291

The top video is a cyclist and cop arguing with each other over if the cop...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By squegeeboo

CONTENT NOT FOUND And when I tried taking...

CONTENT NOT FOUND

And when I tried taking the m. out of it, it went to some private group that had boobs for a cover photo.
06-19-15, 07:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,693
Posted By squegeeboo

Just claim the first two where from your visit to...

Just claim the first two where from your visit to Australia.
06-19-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,693
Posted By squegeeboo

Totaled my 3rd car, got charged with a DWI,...

Totaled my 3rd car, got charged with a DWI, started biking while waiting on the trial. Strangely enough, never actually lost my license, not even for a day. Got all charges dropped, but by then had...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By squegeeboo

This is my commute as well. Nothing like a...

This is my commute as well. Nothing like a headwind both ways 4 out of 5 days a week.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,684
Posted By squegeeboo

I had a while where if I brought my bike in for...

I had a while where if I brought my bike in for repairs, magically something else would break within a week after picking it up from the LBS, but it was a 6 year old bike, with 25k+ miles and 6...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,382
Posted By squegeeboo

I've got a 10 mile commute, no showers. I've...

I've got a 10 mile commute, no showers.

I've done panniers before, now I just do backpack
1. I wear exercise clothes for the ride
2. I wait 10-15 minutes once I get in to cool down
3. I use...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,539
Posted By squegeeboo

I'm the opposite. City buses are generally a...

I'm the opposite. City buses are generally a non-issue. School buses are dangerous.
Forum: Commuting
03-31-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,908
Posted By squegeeboo

Biked maybe 6 days, total. So cold, so lazy, so...

Biked maybe 6 days, total. So cold, so lazy, so out of shape now. The warmest day of the year so far for us is January 4th. Just getting back into biking/jogging and it hurts.
Forum: Commuting
03-27-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,468
Posted By squegeeboo

Assuming there isn't a dedicated right turn lane...

Assuming there isn't a dedicated right turn lane to the right of the bike lane, that's where the cars turning right should be, they're not blocking it.
03-05-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By squegeeboo

I have similar issues. When I was in shape not...

I have similar issues. When I was in shape not so much, but now that I'm fatter, the clothes are a little tighter and fat gets cold damaged easier. If you're overheating, you're sweating. And then...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,322
Posted By squegeeboo

This has been my worst winter for commuting ever....

This has been my worst winter for commuting ever. I think I've only got like 5 days. Normally it's at least 2-3 a week, but when it's under 10 degrees every morning or snow/ice, I lose will power,...
02-09-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,290
Posted By squegeeboo

http://s3.amazonaws.com/images.hitfix.com/assets/2...

http://s3.amazonaws.com/images.hitfix.com/assets/2059/keanu2.gif
02-08-15, 03:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,290
Posted By squegeeboo

Was the molotov cocktail some kind of super fancy...

Was the molotov cocktail some kind of super fancy champagne? There's no way the ABV of champagne is enough for that to work.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By squegeeboo

Assuming 'forever' is really just my current job....

Assuming 'forever' is really just my current job.

1. The cost of a decent used car, in monthly car payment form (ie, 300 a month, not 10K upfront, that way when i need a new car the money is...
02-02-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,427
Posted By squegeeboo

I met my wife car free, she would drive over to...

I met my wife car free, she would drive over to my place, or I would bike over to hers, or we'd meet somewhere. It's not a big deal. Just don't be cagey about not having a car. I was upfront about...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-15, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By squegeeboo

Seems like a re-do of a much older episode, where...

Seems like a re-do of a much older episode, where they race across london, May in a car, Clarkson on a boat, hammond on bike, and the stig using the tube.
Forum: Commuting
01-27-15, 09:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,909
Posted By squegeeboo

I'm assuming from directly behind me in the same...

I'm assuming from directly behind me in the same lane, it's the lane that aggressive drivers use to shoot past 2-3 slow cars before it merges back into 1 lane just ahead. I normally do well...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,909
Posted By squegeeboo

It's on youtube...

It's on youtube...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,909
Posted By squegeeboo

http://youtu.be/O579G1cNE4w Alright, finally...

http://youtu.be/O579G1cNE4w

Alright, finally got some video editing software. I do swear in it, so, don't play it at work with out headphones?

Like I said, not a huge deal, but still a hit and...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,909
Posted By squegeeboo

Hey everyone, thanks for your...

Hey everyone, thanks for your concern/suggestions, nothing went 'wrong' with me over the weekend (sudden tightness/soreness/whatever) so it appears I really am 100% after this, as crazy as it sounds....
Forum: Commuting
01-23-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,909
Posted By squegeeboo

I think we technically have a 'enough clearance...

I think we technically have a 'enough clearance to be safe' wording. I can hear the 'thunk' on my video, and see his side mirror collapsed, so he must have known.
Forum: Commuting
01-23-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,909
Posted By squegeeboo

Finally became a when, not an if

Got clipped on the way home tonight by a hit and run E150-ish white van. Their massive side mirror went into the side/back of my back pack, but didn't knock me over due to that folding technology...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,779
Posted By squegeeboo

What kind of shoes do you have? For commuting I...

What kind of shoes do you have? For commuting I have spd mountain bike shoes, I also have numbness issues, but only really in the sub 20F weather, using just a slightly thicker than usual sock and...
11-05-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,434
Posted By squegeeboo

I was on my way to work.

I was on my way to work.
11-05-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,434
Posted By squegeeboo

You missed one: 416067 Who knew this...

You missed one:
416067


Who knew this would turn into a sandals thread.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By squegeeboo

I've done it in the past when it worked out....

I've done it in the past when it worked out. (Living near or on the same route as a cycling co-worker), it's better when you have bike trails/wide shoulders than road where you're going to be single...
11-04-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,434
Posted By squegeeboo

Ha! It was just the standard slightly cold...

Ha! It was just the standard slightly cold weather biking gear, clipless sandals, socks, tights, shorts, bright shirt, arm-sleeves, bright gloves, backpack and helmet attached to backpack (because I...
11-04-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,434
Posted By squegeeboo

Biked to vote today

...and this nice old lady who was 'helping' people feed their voting sheets into the scantron, goes "Still in costume? Wasn't Halloween last week?" One of the other poll helpers goes "That's his...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,431
Posted By squegeeboo

I'm the same city as TSL, I'd say my basic metal...

I'm the same city as TSL, I'd say my basic metal studs get me about 1 season, I'd look into carbide tips if you're concerned. The issue isn't the rubber age, it's the studs wearing down on pavement.
Forum: Commuting
10-04-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By squegeeboo

Happy stolen bike story from my neck of the woods

The story of four-leaf clovers, a missing bike and a cop (http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/lifestyle/2014/10/03/finding-four-leaf-clovers-missing-bike/16675675/)

Always nice to have one...
09-30-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,195
Posted By squegeeboo

If it's anything like last year in Rochester, it...

If it's anything like last year in Rochester, it will prob. break me and I'll have to buy a car. Worst winter by far since I started bike commuting back in aught 6.
09-30-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By squegeeboo

It makes me jealous for where you live that a...

It makes me jealous for where you live that a rain jacket question is being posted in winter cycling.
Forum: Commuting
09-26-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By squegeeboo

How many women do you need to fit into the pack? ...

How many women do you need to fit into the pack?

I have an aqua quest dry bag system, works great, but it's just a bland grey, not sure if there are other colors or not.
Forum: Commuting
08-28-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,457
Posted By squegeeboo

If it's going to have expensive stuff (laptop),...

If it's going to have expensive stuff (laptop), the side I'm less likely to ditch on, if it's just for clothes, then the side I'm more likely to ditch on. Which from personal experience seems to be...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,383
Posted By squegeeboo

Don't you know people in SUV's are more important...

Don't you know people in SUV's are more important than you and clearly get right of way? Nice still grab from the camera, it happens sometimes. Always fun to recount near misses. Hopefully all...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,622
Posted By squegeeboo

And, after looking at the Google maps satellite...

And, after looking at the Google maps satellite view, it's not a shoulder, it's an actual bike lane. I would assume that your state laws require you to stay in the bike lane when provided if safe to...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,622
Posted By squegeeboo

Five feet is a lot of shoulder, I'm assuming your...

Five feet is a lot of shoulder, I'm assuming your concern is people who cut into the shoulder while cornering? If that's your concern, stay towards the lane side of the shoulder so if you have to...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By squegeeboo

If it was a no spill lid, it would have been...

If it was a no spill lid, it would have been fine. After all spill is cyclist lingo for falling. The lid would have saved him.
07-31-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,699
Posted By squegeeboo

ANSWERED We have a whole bunch of Mennonite...

ANSWERED

We have a whole bunch of Mennonite and Amish people in rural ny that only use horse and buggy for transportation--day and night. If there was a medical obligation for them to get medical...
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