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Forum: Commuting
05-02-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By JPinWI

I used the support site several times during the...

I used the support site several times during the warm-up period and got responses to my questions and even resolution of the problem I reported. Much better response than in years past.

YMMV.
Forum: Commuting
04-30-17, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By JPinWI

It's pretty cool that the Strava data is made...

It's pretty cool that the Strava data is made available to help drive policy on where to invest limited biking resources...

As a past National Bike Challenge participant, we are excited to share...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 98,913
Posted By JPinWI

scroca (MT) _____________________________...

scroca (MT) _____________________________ 5,190.94
f1xedgear (NC) __________________________ 4,440.0 [107]
augustgarage (CA) _______________________ 4,403.1 (6,400.2 total) [107/107]
dschue5 (MN)...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-14, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

borosen____________________________ 7223 (11109)...

borosen____________________________ 7223 (11109) [182/191]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 6957 [169]
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 6950.1 (8931.5 total) [183/183]...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By JPinWI

Exactly! :lol:

Exactly! :lol:
Forum: Commuting
10-20-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

borosen____________________________ 6680 (10566)...

borosen____________________________ 6680 (10566) [168/172]
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 6154.9 (8130.3 total) [162/162]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 6085 [148]
gregf83...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,399
Posted By JPinWI

34 + 50 = 84

34 + 50 = 84
Forum: Commuting
10-13-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

I noticed the cars were passing a little closer...

I noticed the cars were passing a little closer than normal on the highway section I ride...Soon realized my cygolite hotshot SL was MIA...that explains the rattling I heard when I hit that $#!+@^*...
Forum: Commuting
10-10-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

Chilly but calm...

34F with no wind made for a great ride...Bright Moon let me ride for awhile in front Ninja mode (turned off my headlight) when no cars are approaching...Yesterday as I was pedaling in the bike lane...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

Yes...it was a nice distraction from the circle...

Yes...it was a nice distraction from the circle of light that pulls me forward.
Forum: Commuting
09-22-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,536
Posted By JPinWI

Mine is a mixed bag of wide open rural flats...

Mine is a mixed bag of wide open rural flats interspersed with moderate hills...17 miles of pedaling bliss. :)

Here's a profile from Google Earth Pro... My ending elevation is 4 feet lower than...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By JPinWI

Oh it's awesome alright! Some would say it's the...

Oh it's awesome alright! Some would say it's the best part of the work day...I'd have to agree. :-)
Forum: Commuting
09-18-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

borosen____________________________ 5667 (9237)...

borosen____________________________ 5667 (9237) [143/146]
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 5582.7 (7480.5 total) [147/147]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 5213 [127]
gregf83...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

I was able to overcome my body's reluctance to...

I was able to overcome my body's reluctance to participate and battled a 12mph headwind...if only it will last for the ride home. After a flat in my driveway on the way home Tuesday I replaced the...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-14, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

Tried to wait out a series of Tstorms and...

Tried to wait out a series of Tstorms and Lightening episodes that started about 3am. No Luck...Drove in along my usual route. The hills don't seem nearly a hilly in a minivan. :lol: Maybe...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587)...

borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587) [131/133]
augustgarage (CA)__________________ 4872.1 (6689.8 total) [128/128]
f1xedgear (NC)_____________________ 4756 [116]
gregf83...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

Nearly Tboned a headphoned walker on a MUP when...

Nearly Tboned a headphoned walker on a MUP when he decided it was time to turn around and go the other direction as I was biking in Today..."On your left" doesn't do much good when your target is...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

gregf83 (BC)_________________________ 4211 (5227)...

gregf83 (BC)_________________________ 4211 (5227) [105/121]
augustgarage (CA)____________________ 4154.9 (5797.6 total) [109/109]
f1xedgear (NC)_______________________ 4018 [98]
buzzbee...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,092
Posted By JPinWI

Ha! I think you are going to see carless roads...

Ha! I think you are going to see carless roads before you see driverless cars... imagine a driverless car running windows....it will give a whole new meaning to the "blue screen of death" :lol:
Forum: Commuting
07-18-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,589,037
Posted By JPinWI

Forum: Commuting
07-14-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

borosen______________________________ 4591 (6381)...

borosen______________________________ 4591 (6381) [114/116]
gregf83 (BC)_________________________ 4211 (5227) [105/121]
augustgarage (CA)____________________ 4154.9 (5797.6 total) [109/109]...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-14, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

Cloudy, light rain, 67 degrees, tailwind = Great...

Cloudy, light rain, 67 degrees, tailwind = Great Ride! AND it's the 500th day I've ridden my bike to work since I started keeping track back in 2010. Yea ME! :p
Forum: Commuting
05-30-14, 06:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By JPinWI

Really? If you enter the miles manually they're...

Really? If you enter the miles manually they're not legit? :rolleyes:

I'm at 1,188 pts #108 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=108) locally, 656 nationally.

I...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-14, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

The weather has finally turned!!! 60 with heavy...

The weather has finally turned!!! 60 with heavy fog this morning...foggy to the point I had to stop and listen for traffic when I was crossing a couple of county trunk highways. Should be an great...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

borosen____________________________ 2635 (2909)...

borosen____________________________ 2635 (2909) [65/67]
gregf83 (BC)_______________________ 2239 (2722) [56/71]
f1xedgear (NC)_____________________ 1985 [49]
augustgarage (CA)__________________...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By JPinWI

I'm in! Several coworkers too...3rd year for...

I'm in! Several coworkers too...3rd year for most of us...I won a bike for most commuting miles in my local challenge last year so I need to defend my title! ;-)
Forum: Commuting
04-08-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

First day back on the bike commute...

Back on the bike for 2014 and greeted with a 8mph headwind...temps in the upper 30s...wet pavement leftover from some showers overnight... I was so happy to be back on the bike after the l-o-n-g...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By JPinWI

:thumb: Congrats on getting back to it...I did...

:thumb: Congrats on getting back to it...I did dust off the bike while I was mounting my new panniers...but I have yet to ride it anywhere....

You should consider joining the 2014 National Bike...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 10,203
Posted By JPinWI

Wastewater Treatment Plant

A mere 17 miles from our rural home...in the Capitol City of the Great State of Wisconsin. There are 14 other bike commuters on our staff of 90. We collect and treat an average of 40 million...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,137
Posted By JPinWI

0 degrees, plenty of snow, head (North) wind but...

0 degrees, plenty of snow, head (North) wind but I didn't mind since I was in a van carpooling with a couple of coworkers. :lol:
Forum: Commuting
01-01-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,106
Posted By JPinWI

scoatw (OH)________________________14 ...

scoatw (OH)________________________14
tdsherman325 (TX)___________________4 (4) [1/1]
K'Tesh (OR)_________________________0.0
ThermionicScott (IA)________________0.0
acidfast7...
Forum: Commuting
12-26-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By JPinWI

Here's one for cars that mentions bikes

aCar - Car Management, Mileage

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zonewalker.acar&hl=en

Haven't used it but I may if I ever get a smart phone. :lol:
Forum: Commuting
12-20-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,285
Posted By JPinWI

Less is More! :thumb:

Less is More! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
12-14-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 60,717
Posted By JPinWI

tdsherman325;16330196]buzzbee...

tdsherman325;16330196]buzzbee (CA)_______________________7488
augustgarage (CA)__________________6746.4 (8438.8 total) [180/202]
Dwayne (GA)________________________6438 (7051 total through 11/12...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,009
Posted By JPinWI

:thumb: Discretion is the better part of...

:thumb:

Discretion is the better part of valor.

I doff my blaze orange carhart stocking cap to you Sir!

Happy Trails!
Forum: Commuting
11-12-13, 07:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,983
Posted By JPinWI

34.2 miles round trip. Mostly rural...takes...

34.2 miles round trip. Mostly rural...takes about an hour +/- 10 minutes depending on the weather.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-13, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By JPinWI

What about the drinks...

Probably need one of these...348646348647

:lol:
Forum: Commuting
10-31-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 129,765
Posted By JPinWI

Rode in the rain Today due mostly to the South...

Rode in the rain Today due mostly to the South (tailwind) and nearly 60 degree temps...who knows when I'll get that chance again. Probably next Spring! :) It all relative. Ride on!
Forum: Commuting
10-29-13, 12:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,762
Posted By JPinWI

I am right there at 17.1 miles one way...mine's...

I am right there at 17.1 miles one way...mine's mostly rural, but I do ride a couple miles on a County Trunk Highway and cross another that is fairly busy with 55+ mph car and truck traffic. My...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 129,765
Posted By JPinWI

Overslept by 55 minutes...briefly thought wtf...

Overslept by 55 minutes...briefly thought wtf I'll drive...then quickly reconsidered thinking I'll just skip breakfast and see where that gets me. Made up 30 minutes or so and arrived 1/2 hour...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 60,717
Posted By JPinWI

buzzbee (CA)_______________________6150 ...

buzzbee (CA)_______________________6150
augustgarage (CA)__________________5375.6 (6798.3 total) [143/165]
Dwayne (GA)_______________________ 5374 (5987 total through 8/23 [156/158])
consularrider...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,329
Posted By JPinWI

Lightening on the other hand makes me a little...

Lightening on the other hand makes me a little hesitant and actually increases the pucker factor considerably. I am still likely to ride...no specific rain gear...It's 17 miles each way so I plan on...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By JPinWI

Brakes are more important than a kickstand....

But paying attention is the most important thing you can do on a bike.

Yowsa! This potential Darwin Award winner is lucky to be alive....
...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,518
Posted By JPinWI

I bike commute 17.1 miles each way so 34.2 miles...

I bike commute 17.1 miles each way so 34.2 miles every workday...171 miles every week but who's counting? :lol: I found bike commuting to be life changing on many levels. Prior to 2010 I hadn't...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,352
Posted By JPinWI

I just picked up a coleman multi color head lamp....

I just picked up a coleman multi color head lamp. I've been impressed with it so far. My previous model coleman lasted for several years until the plastic swivel broke. This one is much brighter. ...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 129,765
Posted By JPinWI

43 degrees and dense fog...took my glasses off...

43 degrees and dense fog...took my glasses off and turned off my head lamp just to cut the glare. Nice ride. everything moves a little slower in the fog though. Ride ON!
Forum: Commuting
09-25-13, 08:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,384
Posted By JPinWI

my commute is 90% rural roads and I generally...

my commute is 90% rural roads and I generally will salute bikers going the other way and talk to bikers going the same direction I am. The non commuting bikers seem to be less inclined to talk...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By JPinWI

Shhh! Keep that under your hat. If word gets out...

Shhh! Keep that under your hat. If word gets out there could be a big decrease in obesity and depression. I'm just not sure our healthcare system could withstand that kind of a shock.:lol::lol:
Forum: Commuting
09-16-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,197
Posted By JPinWI

I too started when I was 46...that was 3 years...

I too started when I was 46...that was 3 years ago and I have continued...started riding to a carpool 10 miles round trip then worked up to all the way to work 34 miles round trip...5 days a week...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 60,717
Posted By JPinWI

buzzbee (CA)_______________________4968 ...

buzzbee (CA)_______________________4968
augustgarage (CA)_________________ 4765.4 (5970.1 total) [126/147]
Dwayne (GA)________________________4153 (4766 total through 8/23 [124/126])
...
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