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Forum: Commuting
04-03-18, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By scoatw

https://youtu.be/-XUFVrl0UT4 ...

https://youtu.be/-XUFVrl0UT4
I omit the part using the straps when using this technique. Works great. People will be amazed at your new skill.
02-05-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,316
Posted By scoatw

I've been using O2 rain pants pushing 12 years...

I've been using O2 rain pants pushing 12 years and they're still going strong. More than $50 though. But worth every penny.
Forum: Commuting
01-20-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By scoatw

I made mine from a rubber stair tread, used cable...

I made mine from a rubber stair tread, used cable ties to attach it. That was seven years ago.
01-18-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By scoatw

I would say a Nokian. But who knows.

I would say a Nokian. But who knows.
01-16-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,247
Posted By scoatw

For the past eleven winters I've been using LL...

For the past eleven winters I've been using LL Bean Snow sneakers. They're good to 0f. NEOS overshoes for below that.
01-15-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 104,032
Posted By scoatw

Fogging goggles solved ? I use an old...

Fogging goggles solved ?

I use an old Iditarod trick I saw back in 09 of Jay Petervary,a veteran rider of the 1000 mi trip to Nome. In addition to wearing a balaclava, I cover my nose and cheeks...
01-06-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,741
Posted By scoatw

A few years back I got a good balaclava on eBay....

A few years back I got a good balaclava on eBay. They had a great selection and most had free shipping.
01-06-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,802
Posted By scoatw

61. I've been commuting year round for 11yrs....

61. I've been commuting year round for 11yrs. Coldest ride was -14f. I have good winter gear. Wife thinks I'm nuts.
01-06-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,212
Posted By scoatw

I use an old Iditarod trick I saw back in 09 of...

I use an old Iditarod trick I saw back in 09 of Jay Petervary,a veteran rider of the 1000 mi trip to Nome. In addition to wearing a balaclava, I cover my nose and cheeks with a fleece headband. This...
01-05-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,212
Posted By scoatw

I use Visorgogs. $8. Once you get past their odd...

I use Visorgogs. $8. Once you get past their odd style you'll have a good set of goggles that don't fog up. As long as the warm air from your balaclava doesn't channel up to the goggle that is. Been...
12-03-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,553
Posted By scoatw

I use sport hill xc pants. I searched around and...

I use sport hill xc pants. I searched around and saved about forty percent off. I now have four pairs. And I've had them going on ten years.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,771
Posted By scoatw

I wish they had them at the grocery store or the...

I wish they had them at the grocery store or the mall.
06-11-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By scoatw

I got over 15k on a pair of Rhyno lites before...

I got over 15k on a pair of Rhyno lites before the braking surface wore out.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,092
Posted By scoatw

If the wind is expected over 45mph then I might...

If the wind is expected over 45mph then I might bail out for that day. That has happened once about two years ago. Aero bars help in strong winds.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,265
Posted By scoatw

No eyelets, no problem....

No eyelets, no problem. http://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/1046892-how-can-i-mount-full-fenders-front-cf-fork.html
Forum: Commuting
05-07-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,933
Posted By scoatw

I would likely get a pair of Schwalbe Marathons....

I would likely get a pair of Schwalbe Marathons. Maybe spend any leftover on some brake pads, I like to keep stuff like that stocked up. The tires would be sitting around for a while. My present pair...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 69,858
Posted By scoatw

augustgarage (CA) __________ 2325.2 (2722.5...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 2325.2 (2722.5 total) [58/58]
buzzbee (CA) _______________ 2030.0
Bizman (PA) ________________ 1889.0 (2106 total)
Tarwheel (NC) ______________ 1309.0 (2047 total)...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By scoatw

Will they fit in toe clips?

Will they fit in toe clips?
Forum: Commuting
03-30-16, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,388
Posted By scoatw

TSL - When you rode up to Mt. Evans did you have...

TSL - When you rode up to Mt. Evans did you have problems with the altitude or were you acclimated. I was there last year. I drove it. Beautiful road. My hats off to you. I took my mountain bike with...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,008
Posted By scoatw

Is that a washer or a lock washer behind the nut?

Is that a washer or a lock washer behind the nut?
Forum: Commuting
03-01-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,008
Posted By scoatw

Never mind. I figured it out. Look at the...

Never mind. I figured it out. Look at the picture. I saw all of them, but the first one. Pretty clever.

That's only the upteenth great idea that I've gotten from BF. I'll use that one to mount...
Forum: Commuting
02-29-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,943
Posted By scoatw

I hope you find what you want.

I hope you find what you want.
Forum: Commuting
02-28-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,008
Posted By scoatw

So what is the plastic square?

So what is the plastic square?
Forum: Commuting
02-18-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,659
Posted By scoatw

This afternoon it was sunny and 38f/3c. I had...

This afternoon it was sunny and 38f/3c. I had t-shirt,work shirt, long sleeve jersey, outer shell. The bottom was, underwear, Sport Hill XC pants,socks and snow sneakers. Helmet cover and thin...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,310
Posted By scoatw

I use a set of Planet Bike fenders on my Gary...

I use a set of Planet Bike fenders on my Gary Fisher with a pair of Gazza 294's mounted to the rims. And the clearance is just fine.

Look at what others around town have done. I'm sure you can...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By scoatw

It was 6f/-13c this morning. The Aftn was...

It was 6f/-13c this morning. The Aftn was 23f/-5c. We're having a mild winter and these are the coldest temperatures we've had so far this season. My area has only had nine inches of snow so far. And...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 69,858
Posted By scoatw

augustgarage (CA) ____________ 683.2 (822...

augustgarage (CA) ____________ 683.2 (822 total)[16/16]
Cosmic Hawk (HI) _____________ 671.8 (738 total)
Bizman (PA) __________________ 604.0 (708 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________ 583.0...
02-03-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,051
Posted By scoatw

I use a plastic gallon jug of warm water and...

I use a plastic gallon jug of warm water and rinse the bike off outside, then let it dry in the garage. In temperatures below 15f/-9c I'll bring it inside. It seems to operate better storing it in...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By scoatw

Nokomis Jacket (Hi-viz Yellow) | O2 Rainwear...

Nokomis Jacket (Hi-viz Yellow) | O2 Rainwear (http://o2rainwear.com/2011/03/nokomis-jacket-hi-viz-yellow/)
01-31-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By scoatw

They're is nothing wrong with using shoe covers...

They're is nothing wrong with using shoe covers over non-spd shoes. If they fit OK. I use shoe covers over my Keen sandals all of the time. And I'll add toe covers, at times, for extra warmth. Keep...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,659
Posted By scoatw

At 30f/-1c. On top I had a t-shirt, cotton(gasp!)...

At 30f/-1c. On top I had a t-shirt, cotton(gasp!) work shirt, long sleeve jersey, mid-layer jacket, and outer shell(J&G rain jacket). The head, I had mid weight balaclava and helmet cover. The bottom...
01-30-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By scoatw

Visorgogs might do the trick, if you can get past...

Visorgogs might do the trick, if you can get past their odd styling. Don't know if they're available in Canada. But they work for me.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,165
Posted By scoatw

So, give us a review on the tire chains. Curious...

So, give us a review on the tire chains. Curious how they ride on pavement.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By scoatw

I don't care who you are. Fatbike or no Fatbike....

I don't care who you are. Fatbike or no Fatbike. You ain't ridin in 20 inches of snow. My max is 12 inches, and that's only if I have a car tire track to ride in. Follow the snowplow. Colorado...
01-26-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,467
Posted By scoatw

I wish the Discovery channel, or someone would...

I wish the Discovery channel, or someone would film this and the Iditarod Trail Invitational. You could have Les Stroud interview the riders out on the trail. And I could watch it all from my couch.
01-16-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By scoatw

Here is a company that outfitted the base layers...

Here is a company that outfitted the base layers for the Seahawks and the Vikings when they played in below zero temperatures last week.


HEATR® Ski Socks - WSI Sports manufactures high...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,552
Posted By scoatw

I've had a pair of Nokian 294's pushing nine...

I've had a pair of Nokian 294's pushing nine years. And I've never lost a stud in either of them.
Forum: Commuting
01-14-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,535
Posted By scoatw

I second the mirror suggestion. If your riding in...

I second the mirror suggestion. If your riding in traffic, it really helps. I wouldn't ride without one.
01-12-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,895
Posted By scoatw

You could do something like this on a smaller...

You could do something like this on a smaller scale. You wouldn't have to make the middle strip as wide as the one in the picture made for a fatbike.
...
Forum: Commuting
01-07-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,373
Posted By scoatw

I had a day like that once. It took me three...

I had a day like that once. It took me three hours to get home. We had 15" the first day and another 12" the next day. It was the next day that made it difficult beyond comprehension. At a few points...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 69,858
Posted By scoatw

Sir Coastalot (TYO) _______________32 (52.9 ...

Sir Coastalot (TYO) _______________32 (52.9
Scoatw _________________________11
bulevardi (Belgium)_______________ 1,4


The obligatory new years day ride
Forum: Commuting
01-01-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 91,815
Posted By scoatw

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 8,556.8...

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 8,556.8 (11,441.6 total) [198/198]
f1xedgear (NC) ____________________ 8,300 [200] 200-days goal achieved (12/11); any add'l is icin'
dshue5 (MN)...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,569
Posted By scoatw

I use a J&G rainjacket for my outer shell and a...

I use a J&G rainjacket for my outer shell and a Sport Hill Symetry jacket for my mid layer. I use those all winter and make adjustments with adding a long sleeve jersey or not. Depending on the...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,971
Posted By scoatw

My personal low is -14f/-25c. I learned how to...

My personal low is -14f/-25c. I learned how to handle the cold from reading blogs from Alaskans and Canadians and all of the different websites out there. And some trial and error. I wish I'd done it...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By scoatw

A two fish lock block might do it.

A two fish lock block might do it.
Forum: Commuting
12-23-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scoatw

Depending on what kind of brakes you have. I have...

Depending on what kind of brakes you have. I have clinchers. Then you want the second set to match the width of the first set. That way you don't have to do any brake adjusting. Both of my wheel sets...
12-02-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 44,640
Posted By scoatw

Check your local big box sporting goods stores...

Check your local big box sporting goods stores and /or ebay. They have a good selection of balaclavas, most with free shipping.
Forum: Commuting
12-02-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By scoatw

I would definitely check your local LBS first....

I would definitely check your local LBS first. Save time, save on shipping. And you support your local small business.
Forum: Commuting
12-01-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,311
Posted By scoatw

Pretty hard to mount a coaster brake on a geared...

Pretty hard to mount a coaster brake on a geared hub. Single speed ain't my style.

I'm still in 'the contemplating that' stage in my life. Still sticking with the rim brakes for now.


I put...
11-30-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,541
Posted By scoatw

Here is some good info .Bicycling Street Smarts -...

Here is some good info .Bicycling Street Smarts - Table of Contents (http://www.bikexprt.com/streetsmarts/usa/index.htm)
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