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Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,059
Posted By rdkopp0153

+1 for hood UNDER helmet.

+1 for hood UNDER helmet.
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,923,704
Posted By rdkopp0153

I used to take pictures of every person (and...

I used to take pictures of every person (and bike) I would see commuting! It was fun to check out everyone's bikes!...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By rdkopp0153

Did you change your morning meal? Or even the...

Did you change your morning meal? Or even the previous evening meal? Drinking lots of water? When I'm slightly dehydrated or undernourished, my legs always fade faster.
The minor pain makes you...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 149,806
Posted By rdkopp0153

3F. Bright sunshine. 2 inches of snow. Crisp. ...

3F. Bright sunshine. 2 inches of snow. Crisp. Loved it
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,969
Posted By rdkopp0153

I use a layering system. Underneath is a pair of...

I use a layering system. Underneath is a pair of lighter weight form fitting wool gloves covered up by gortex mittens to cut the wind/rain. If you need to stop at stoplights, etc, it's easy to...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,780
Posted By rdkopp0153

I used the milk crate system for quite a long...

I used the milk crate system for quite a long time. Have since switched to panniers, but don't know if they have any advantages other than being waterproof.
Forum: Touring
03-02-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you need a place to crash your first night in...

If you need a place to crash your first night in Pueblo, let us know! We'll see you start your trip off right! That's actually how I met my girlfriend, she was riding the TransAm and contacted me...
03-02-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,420
Posted By rdkopp0153

Just got back from a weekend bicycle and beer...

Just got back from a weekend bicycle and beer vacation up in Fort Collins. It is a bicycle HEAVEN!!! Great trail system, awesome marked on-street routes, a very informative bike map to get you...
03-02-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By rdkopp0153

I live in Pueblo (warmer days, but colder nights...

I live in Pueblo (warmer days, but colder nights and mornings than Fort Collins), but am originally from Washington State. I had to learn that on the Front Range there is no need to worry about wet....
Forum: Touring
02-23-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,290
Posted By rdkopp0153

My girlfriend and I recently did a combination...

My girlfriend and I recently did a combination public transit/bicycle tour from Pueblo Colorado to Boulder, CO and back. We chose to do it this way to maximize our distance away from home. It was...
Forum: Touring
02-23-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you come through Pueblo, CO, look me up. ...

If you come through Pueblo, CO, look me up.
Here is some info on local resources for touring cyclists.

http://www.alternativecommutepueblo.com/2001/01/cyclists.html
10-28-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By rdkopp0153

Here is a list of some good Pueblo road rides,...

Here is a list of some good Pueblo road rides, including maps. Pueblo is a great place for urban, mountain and road rides!
http://www.alternativecommutepueblo.com/2011/08/pueblo-bicycle-routes.html
Forum: Touring
10-26-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By rdkopp0153

We did a fun trip from Pueblo to Boulder and back...

We did a fun trip from Pueblo to Boulder and back using as many urban bike trails as possible.
If you don't mind dirt/gravel roads, the Overton Road from Fountain to Pueblo is quiet and very...
Replies: 44
Views: 9,965
Posted By rdkopp0153

Was this by chance a Colorado Springs craigslist...

Was this by chance a Colorado Springs craigslist find? I tried to get one just like this last week but it was gone in a flash!! Enjoy the ride, looks great!
10-26-11, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By rdkopp0153

We did a short tour from Pueblo to Boulder and...

We did a short tour from Pueblo to Boulder and back last spring, it was windy as hell, but still fun!
Here is a link to the trip report with a few more details....
10-26-11, 02:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 797
Posted By rdkopp0153

Pueblo Masquerade Bicycle Ball

Come join us for a fun night of bicycles, costumes, and beer and celebrate your Halloween!

http://www.alternativecommutepueblo.com/2011/09/masquerate-bicycle-ball.html
10-26-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you're looking for some ideas for your...

If you're looking for some ideas for your Scavenger Hunt list, I've uploaded my recent list. You'll have to modify it for your town though.
...
10-26-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you're looking for some ideas for your...

If you're looking for some ideas for your Scavenger Hunt list, I've uploaded my recent list. You'll have to modify it for your town though.
...
10-26-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,139
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you're looking for some ideas for your...

If you're looking for some ideas for your Scavenger Hunt list, I've uploaded my recent list. You'll have to modify it for your town though.
...
Forum: Foo
10-26-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,463
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you're looking for some ideas for your...

If you're looking for some ideas for your Scavenger Hunt list, I've uploaded my recent list. You'll have to modify it for your town though.
...
Forum: Northeast
10-26-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you're looking for some ideas for your...

If you're looking for some ideas for your Scavenger Hunt list, I've uploaded my recent list. You'll have to modify it for your town though.
...
10-26-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By rdkopp0153

If you're looking for some ideas for your...

If you're looking for some ideas for your Scavenger Hunt list, I've uploaded my recent list. You'll have to modify it for your town though.
...
08-17-11, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By rdkopp0153

Mixing crank brands

I have a bad left side crank arm and can't find an exact replacement. I currently have a FSA ISIS Alpha Drive crankset, but can only find a Truvativ ISIS left crank arm replacement. They are the...
06-14-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By rdkopp0153

Cool, thanks for the ideas. I was also thinking...

Cool, thanks for the ideas. I was also thinking about bike frisbee and bike limbo.
06-13-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By rdkopp0153

Bicycle related games

Does anyone know of any recreational bicycle-related games or contests? I'm organizing a ride that we will have multiple stops for socializing and stuff, but would like to fill some of that time with...
06-13-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By rdkopp0153

Legality of Party Rides

I'm looking to organize a party ride along our local bicycle river trail, that would include a few stops to socialize, drink responsibly, dance, play games, etc, but am curious if anyone has...
06-13-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,163
Posted By rdkopp0153

I just organized one here in Pueblo, Colorado, it...

I just organized one here in Pueblo, Colorado, it was broken into 4 sections
Section 1 was a digital photo section, where hunters would have to pick items off a list, find them, and photograph them....
Forum: Commuting
05-12-11, 03:34 PM
05-12-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By rdkopp0153

Knee Stretches or Strengthening

Patellar tendonitis has dropped my mileage to near zero, letting it rest. Any advise on stretches or strengthening exercises when I'm ready to start riding again?
05-12-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By rdkopp0153

I've been dealing with a knee injury myself and...

I've been dealing with a knee injury myself and the doctors have diagnosed it as patellar tendonitis. One main cause they say is pushing too hard rather than spinning up hills or even on flats. I'm...
05-04-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By rdkopp0153

The thickness of people's skin varies as much as...

The thickness of people's skin varies as much as the reasons for which people attend a bicycle event. Sorry to have offended you so much.




My town is a relatively small one, and the cycling...
05-04-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 795
Posted By rdkopp0153

Pueblo to Beulah Road Ride

When:
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Where:
Starbuck's on Pueblo Boulevard and Northern Avenue

Description:
Road bike ride from Pueblo to Beulah and back. Start at 8:30 am at the Starbucks on...
05-04-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By rdkopp0153

I think if you actually read many of the posts,...

I think if you actually read many of the posts, you would realize that, along with a sense of humor, the variety of people that ride bicycles for such a wide variety of reasons is what I love about...
05-04-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By rdkopp0153

Best techniques for marketing or advertising a bicycle event

I would love to hear ways that people are marketing and advertising for the bicycle related events that they are organizing and planning. You could have the best event ever, but if you don't get the...
05-04-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,648
Posted By rdkopp0153

We just had a great CM (the first ever), in...

We just had a great CM (the first ever), in Pueblo, CO. Small turnout, maybe due to weather, but definately tough to keep even a small group together. Hopefully next month's will be even better. ...
04-26-11, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 19,629
Posted By rdkopp0153

Not sure why my image didn't work the first time....

Not sure why my image didn't work the first time.

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=198900&d=1303504865
04-22-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 19,629
Posted By rdkopp0153

198900 Accidentally locked 2 bikes together...

198900
Accidentally locked 2 bikes together without a key one time. I had to throw one over the handlebars and ride the other.
Full story here:...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By rdkopp0153

I think a good idea would be to drive a truck...

I think a good idea would be to drive a truck full of mail to a fairly central location, then have bicycle delivery men/women pick up the mail at that node, then deliver from there. It wouldn't work...
04-20-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,141
Posted By rdkopp0153

My girlfriend rode across the country with DIY...

My girlfriend rode across the country with DIY kitty litter panniers. She didn't have any problems at all!
Forum: Commuting
04-20-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By rdkopp0153

Postal Service Bike Stamps

What's your opinion on the new bicycle commuting stamps put out by the US Postal Service? Cool, educational, or a cover up?
...
04-20-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,115
Posted By rdkopp0153

It's tough to keep a cool head when your life...

It's tough to keep a cool head when your life just flashed before your eyes because a motorist doesn't realize how much danger they put you in because they've never been on a bicycle.
I had a...
04-13-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By rdkopp0153

The blog post sure has been getting a lot of...

The blog post sure has been getting a lot of interest from various Department of Transportation offices around the US, so somebody must be getting the word out! Probably laughing saying, "look at...
04-12-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By rdkopp0153

Yeah, I guess a slightly "dirty" bike lane is...

Yeah, I guess a slightly "dirty" bike lane is better than no bike lane at all.
04-12-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,088
Posted By rdkopp0153

For making the video I just used a video camera...

For making the video I just used a video camera and Windows Movie Maker, speeding the video up X 4. Unfortunately I don't sweep that fast in real-time:)
04-09-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,088
Posted By rdkopp0153

I finally had to bring my broom with me on my...

I finally had to bring my broom with me on my commute and sweep out the gravel from a sketchy section of the bike lane. The city wasn't going to do it. I did have a few city vehicles drive by...
04-09-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By rdkopp0153

Guerilla Bike Lane Maintenance

I finally had to bring my broom with me on my commute and sweep out the gravel from a sketchy section of the bike lane. The city wasn't going to do it. I did have a few city vehicles drive by...
04-07-11, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By rdkopp0153

Bike Month in Pueblo, CO

I know this is the Southwest section, but New Mexico is so close to Pueblo, I figured it should be posted here too.
Lots of fun bicycle related rides and events planned for this May-June. Come on...
04-07-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 576
Posted By rdkopp0153

Bike Month in Pueblo, Colorado

Lots of fun bicycle related rides and events planned for this May-June. Come on down and enjoy!

http://www.alternativecommutepueblo.com/2001/06/home.html
03-31-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By rdkopp0153

Pueblo to Boulder Tour

Just finished a fun mini-tour between Pueblo and Boulder, just thought I would share some photos and description
http://www.alternativecommutepueblo.com/2011/03/pueblo-to-boulder-and-back.html
...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By rdkopp0153

Here are my solutions: ...

Here are my solutions:
http://www.alternativecommutepueblo.com/2011/03/handlebar-bags-at-night.html

The easiest being, if you don't have a handlebar bag already, buy one that rides below the...
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