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Forum: Commuting
05-04-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,740
Posted By NBYRDR

I have the same back and love it. Ditto on...

I have the same back and love it. Ditto on everything above. Enough room for a change of cloths, shoes, and a small lunch bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By NBYRDR

Mine came with one, 310XT

Mine came with one, 310XT
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-11, 11:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,970
Posted By NBYRDR

haul ass unless I'm tired coming home from work.

haul ass unless I'm tired coming home from work.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 251,823
Posted By NBYRDR

That bike looks badass!

That bike looks badass!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-11, 07:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,906
Posted By NBYRDR

Depends on the situation. I have managed to spook...

Depends on the situation. I have managed to spook enough people to be careful when I do it.

If I have a clear path around them I won't do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,902
Posted By NBYRDR

that's just nuts. what city do you live in? ...

that's just nuts. what city do you live in?

I've only been cycling for 4 months, and have only had 1 person yell at me so far. With that said we have a very large cycling community and it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By NBYRDR

It's crazy to read some of these stories. I've...

It's crazy to read some of these stories. I've just started to try and find my mate.

The stock Specialized Rival seat was causing major discomfort and numbness. Went to a Specialized LBS and the...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,651
Posted By NBYRDR

Only have two bags. A Novara commuter back...

Only have two bags.

A Novara commuter back pack. Not much volume but perfect for my needs. Also have a Camelback that I use for long rides.
Forum: Commuting
03-29-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,899
Posted By NBYRDR

Yes, with some under armour shorts over them. ...

Yes, with some under armour shorts over them.

Just bought a new seat with a gel liner. Finally got it positioned correctly to prevent numbness and can ride without shorts comfortably.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,939
Posted By NBYRDR

Oh I'm sorry ...

Oh I'm sorry

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v725/sscam68/GIFs/51pcJMOWohL_SS500_.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,939
Posted By NBYRDR

lol, go to your local book store and look for a...

lol, go to your local book store and look for a magazine titled "race car engineering". Most of the articles have to do with materials engineering and aerodynamics in world class racing i.e. F1.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 153,393
Posted By NBYRDR

commute was great. no wind today, so it was...

commute was great.

no wind today, so it was nice.

Made it home 2 min faster than normal.
Forum: Commuting
03-12-11, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,781
Posted By NBYRDR

Pretty much what everyone posted up here. ...

Pretty much what everyone posted up here.

For commuting I carry the following.

Bike mounted pump
Multi-tool (bike specific) that has tire levers incorporated into the design as well as a chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-11, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,821
Posted By NBYRDR

Very sweet ride. What do you like about the...

Very sweet ride.

What do you like about the speed play pedals?
Forum: Commuting
03-11-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,934
Posted By NBYRDR

fruit before and complete breakfast after

fruit before and complete breakfast after
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 10:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,692
Posted By NBYRDR

roflmao I read a piece a doctor wrote in...

roflmao

I read a piece a doctor wrote in response to that question in regards to MMA fighters refraining sex before a major fight. His take on it basically whatever works for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 251,823
Posted By NBYRDR

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v725/sscam68/Bic...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v725/sscam68/Bicycle/Specialized_1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By NBYRDR

I just received mine from them yesterday. The...

I just received mine from them yesterday. The shipping was fast (aside from being held up for 4 days in customs).

Registered it yesterday and got to use it tonight for the first time.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-11, 09:38 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 52,564
Posted By NBYRDR

Got a nice "upgrade" on the dashboard. Removed...

Got a nice "upgrade" on the dashboard. Removed the reflector too.

Shimano 105 Black brifters would help clean it up the look more..hmmmmmm
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-11, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By NBYRDR

You're going to notice a difference for sure. ...

You're going to notice a difference for sure.

I ride at 7000 density altitude during the winter and 9000 during the summer. Even at the gym I could tell a difference between season.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-11, 12:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By NBYRDR

Armadillo all season tires. Best money spent...

Armadillo all season tires.

Best money spent next to the Gemini and Dinotte lights.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,234
Posted By NBYRDR

Kinda depends on what type of riding you're...

Kinda depends on what type of riding you're doing.

I've only been riding for a couple months but took the plunge after several cyclist friends urged me to get them. They all commute to work and...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-11, 06:29 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 52,564
Posted By NBYRDR

Actually, it's a Gemini Titan light.....and I...

Actually, it's a Gemini Titan light.....and I absolutely love it. No issues so far and bright as hell.

Posted my review here.
...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 52,564
Posted By NBYRDR

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v725/sscam68/Bic...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v725/sscam68/Bicycle/IMG_0055.jpg

Can't wait to consolidate this with some Garmin hardware.
02-19-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By NBYRDR

hahah, I had my first 2 falls this week myself. ...

hahah, I had my first 2 falls this week myself.

I've been using cleats for almost a month now and I've always been able to yank my feet out in time. After talking with some co-workers they told me...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,250,329
Posted By NBYRDR

This is my first road bike, also new to cycling. ...

This is my first road bike, also new to cycling.

2010 Specialized Allez Triple.

At this point she serves as my commuter, fitness bike, and will be my race bike for a couple rides I plan on...
02-19-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 667
Posted By NBYRDR

Hell yes I took advantage! Went out on a new...

Hell yes I took advantage!

Went out on a new route and rode for 33 miles wearing an Under Armour Hot Gear T-shirt and some shorts. Heck I even got a little bit sun burned!...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-11, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By NBYRDR

I'll drink to that!

I'll drink to that!
Forum: Commuting
02-17-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 153,393
Posted By NBYRDR

Commute went great today. No flats! Cut my...

Commute went great today. No flats!

Cut my commute time by 5 min.

Got to wear shorts!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By NBYRDR

That's an absolute beaut!

That's an absolute beaut!
Forum: Commuting
02-16-11, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 153,393
Posted By NBYRDR

Today's commute sucked. Get out to the end...

Today's commute sucked.

Get out to the end of the street and fall over. Couldn't get me cleat out fast enough. Have nice road rash, damage is only superficial.

3 miles into the ride and I have...
02-14-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By NBYRDR

New law passed, drivers must stay 5ft from cyclists

http://www.krqe.com/dpp/news/politics/drivers%3A-stay-5-ft-away-from-bicyclists

interesting
02-10-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By NBYRDR

I'm also seeing about 4 hrs of run time on mine...

I'm also seeing about 4 hrs of run time on mine on high. Haven't had any issues so far either.

Great write-up!

I wonder what the life of the light would be on low mode and on strobe mode.
02-07-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By NBYRDR

I've been split between the two for triathlon...

I've been split between the two for triathlon purposes.

Check out the following links, about as good of a review as I ever seen on the net. Be sure to make a pot of coffee, they're LONG reads! lol...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,331
Posted By NBYRDR

How do you guys deal with all the slush etc?

How do you guys deal with all the slush etc?
Forum: Commuting
01-29-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,567
Posted By NBYRDR

I just recently started commuting to work and saw...

I just recently started commuting to work and saw this bag at REI. I have been looking at the Rocket Science triathlon bag up until I ran into the Novara. Unfortunately they don't have a lot of...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 153,393
Posted By NBYRDR

First day commuting round trip. 26 miles. 20* in...

First day commuting round trip. 26 miles. 20* in the AM and about 50* coming home. Was a great ride. I can't wait to shed all the winter gear.
01-26-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By NBYRDR

Let me get this straight, you used a Gemini...

Let me get this straight, you used a Gemini battery pack with a Magicshine Light and a Magicshine charger?

Consider yourself very lucky. They're honoring a warranty they don't have to.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By NBYRDR

I'm fortunate to have a flexible schedule and can...

I'm fortunate to have a flexible schedule and can get in as early as 6:00, but no later than 9:00.

I'm an early bird by nature, so I try and be out the door by 5:30 or so. My wife is up at 4:50...
01-17-11, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By NBYRDR

Sorry I didn't make it clear Colleen. The 8.2...

Sorry I didn't make it clear Colleen. The 8.2 volts was only partially charged. It was getting late at night and wanted to hit the road. Fully charged the light reads 8.4X V

Some more night shots...
01-17-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,233
Posted By NBYRDR

Colleen, I also have a different charger than...

Colleen, I also have a different charger than what you have shown in your pics. I plan on posting some more pics later tonight along with some night shots along paths etc.
01-16-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By NBYRDR

Not that I know of. One has the Cygolite TridenX....

Not that I know of. One has the Cygolite TridenX. He was on the verge of buying another light, and was interested of seeing what I bought after I showed him Colleens review.

Some pics. I use the...
01-15-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By NBYRDR

Another Gemini customer

This is an addendum to Colleens very thorough review of the Gemini light

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/705700-Mini-review-of-the-Gemini-Titan-light-with-beamshot

After reading her...
01-15-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,560
Posted By NBYRDR

freaking idiot politician

freaking idiot politician
Forum: Commuting
01-11-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,369
Posted By NBYRDR

Yes, I wear one. I bought a cheap $5 at a...

Yes, I wear one. I bought a cheap $5 at a sporting goods store to see if I would like it. I didn't wear one before, but after trying it, it made my ride that much more enjoyable.

The only aspect...
01-10-11, 01:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,233
Posted By NBYRDR

how much is a comparable UL certified charger?

how much is a comparable UL certified charger?
01-08-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,233
Posted By NBYRDR

I'm really impressed with your review and the...

I'm really impressed with your review and the data you published.

Thanks for taking the time.
Forum: Introductions
12-23-10, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By NBYRDR

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome! ...

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome!




palesaint

You aren't kidding about the riding around here being great. I ride along Tramway since they have a bike path. At least at this point to...
Forum: Introductions
12-23-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By NBYRDR

Newbie from Albuquerque, NM

Been lurking on this forum for awhile looking for info since I recently started cycling and having a blast with it. Mostly started to get out of the gym, was starting to feel stifled.

My old man...
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