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Forum: Introductions
07-10-11, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By ridealot

Hey Ron! Glad you are still around!

Hey Ron! Glad you are still around!
Forum: Introductions
07-09-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By ridealot

Long time no see!

Hey everyone! I actually joined the site back in May of 2001. I was fairly active on the forums for quite awhile for a few years, telling my tales of commuting, bike trips and giving advice whenever...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-06, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Wet ride home last night, thank goodness for the...

Wet ride home last night, thank goodness for the bus and their bike racks. Bus ride home was relaxing. Ride from the bus stop to home was pretty wet, rain showers and a little wind. Cooled down quite...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-06, 05:07 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Im Back!

Well fellas, I am back into commuting. After a 7 month hiatas because of a temporary move that took me 45 miles from work, I had to stop commuting for awhile. Well, my wife and I got out house built...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-05, 05:37 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Turned out to be a good ride home yesterday. Lots...

Turned out to be a good ride home yesterday. Lots of wind though, but it was dry. Had my first object thrown at me yesterday. A couple of immature adults threw a half eaten hot dog at me. They...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By ridealot

I have a Gary Fisher Nirvana that I use to...

I have a Gary Fisher Nirvana that I use to commute on, has all the eyelets for fenders and racks. Great bike, been very happy with it thus far. Like everyone else said, fenders, good lights and get...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By ridealot

Ditto on the Topeak Defender, not worth the...

Ditto on the Topeak Defender, not worth the money, no decent coverage. I have been real happy with my Planet bike Fenders.
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Lots of rain on the ride home yesterday. I...

Lots of rain on the ride home yesterday. I cheated and used the bike racks on the bus.

Rain and wind on the ride in this morning. Supposed to clear up and be a great couple of days coming up.
Forum: Commuting
08-30-05, 06:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,739
Posted By ridealot

I will be 32 in October.

I will be 32 in October.
Forum: Commuting
08-30-05, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Wet ride in this morning. Light rain showers on...

Wet ride in this morning. Light rain showers on the way in and a nice tailwind. Katrina is hitting the Ohio valley today and the weatherman are calling for strong rains and winds. Probably end up...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-05, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By ridealot

I have a fork mount in my truck that I use to...

I have a fork mount in my truck that I use to transport my commuter in sometimes. I have not had any problems with the fender and fork mount racks.

Hope this answers your question
Forum: Commuting
08-25-05, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Been a great last couple of weeks commuting....

Been a great last couple of weeks commuting. Weather has been decent, and the past few days have been nice and cool in the morning. I have seen a few others out there riding to work, way more then I...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-05, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Hot ride home last night and no wind. I made all...

Hot ride home last night and no wind. I made all the lights on the way home, all of them. That has to be a first. THe only thing is that sometimes I like to get stopped by a light to give my self a...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-05, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good commute in today. Not to hot. I get to work...

Good commute in today. Not to hot. I get to work and hear that there is a smog alert in effect.

Ride home should be steamy
Forum: Commuting
08-02-05, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By ridealot

My wife got me a Chrome Metropolis for Christmas...

My wife got me a Chrome Metropolis for Christmas last year. It is a big bag and will have no problem holding all the stuff you want. I am about average height and size and the bag covers most of my...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-05, 07:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,264
Posted By ridealot

Damn, that looks like it hurts something bad!...

Damn, that looks like it hurts something bad! Hope you recover fairly well. Good luck!
Forum: Commuting
07-28-05, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Great ride home last night. I was really suprised...

Great ride home last night. I was really suprised by the tempature when I left work. It was really really cool. It rained some in the afternoon. I got some light showers on the way home too, it felt...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-05, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Hot humid ride home yesterday. Traffic was light...

Hot humid ride home yesterday. Traffic was light so that was a good thing. Just did not seem to be many people on the road. There was a nice little breeze on the way home too. At least it was a tail...
Forum: Commuting
07-26-05, 05:37 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

This is some hot, sticky weather. The morning...

This is some hot, sticky weather. The morning temp was around 79F and humidity at 85%. The high today is supposed to reach 98F with a heat index up to 110F. Going to be a hot ride home. Sweaty too!
Forum: Commuting
07-22-05, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Hot sweaty ride home last night. Traffic was bad...

Hot sweaty ride home last night. Traffic was bad because of the early Reds game. Not one of my most favorable rides thats for sure.

Ride in this morning was nice. Rained over night so the air was...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-05, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride home for the most part. It rained in...

Good ride home for the most part. It rained in the afternoon but stopped before I left. Streets were wet, and traffic was a little backed up but not to bad. I had a nice tailwind too.

Humid this...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-05, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Eerily quiet and calm this morning coming to...

Eerily quiet and calm this morning coming to work. Hardly any traffic, no wind. Just an overall peacfulness in the air. I must have reached the cycling nirvana or something. Anyway, hot afternoon in...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-05, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Nice humid ride in this morning. Rained overnight...

Nice humid ride in this morning. Rained overnight and heavy rains predicted for today.
Forum: Commuting
07-06-05, 01:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By ridealot

This is pretty neat! Mileage is a little off, I...

This is pretty neat! Mileage is a little off, I cut some corners kinda bad.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-05, 11:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,173
Posted By ridealot

right around 24 miles round trip, year round

right around 24 miles round trip, year round
Forum: Commuting
06-30-05, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Ride home last night was hot and humid. That did...

Ride home last night was hot and humid. That did not stop me from adding on an extra 17 miles to stop at UPS to pick up a package. That was an added bonus!

Ride in this morning was typical, warm...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-05, 05:21 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Hot ride home yesterday. I did meet another...

Hot ride home yesterday. I did meet another commuter so that was pretty cool.

Ride in this morning was not to bad. Clear skies but a chance of rain again this afternoon.
Forum: Commuting
06-28-05, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Tell me about it. I was fairly dry until I got to...

Tell me about it. I was fairly dry until I got to work. Then the sweat just poured out of me by the gallon. The cold shower felt pretty good!
Forum: Commuting
06-28-05, 05:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride in this morning. Tempature was right...

Good ride in this morning. Tempature was right around 71F but very humid. I also got my share of gnats and other flying bugs in the mouth and face this morning. Yummy! Supposed to be a humid day and...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-05, 05:18 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

The ride home last night was tough. Headwind most...

The ride home last night was tough. Headwind most of the way home and heavy traffic. The Reds had another day game that let out just about before I left for home. The wind for some reason just about...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-05, 07:55 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride in this morning. Tempatures are slowly...

Good ride in this morning. Tempatures are slowly rising again and so is the humidity. I left a little later then normal so there was a little more traffic on the roads. Saw two other commuters...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-05, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Great ride in this morning. Nice and cool and not...

Great ride in this morning. Nice and cool and not a lot of traffic. The tempature is supposed to rise all this week. The end of the week it is going to be some hot sweaty rides for me.
Forum: Commuting
06-08-05, 05:15 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride home yesterday. Had a pretty decent...

Good ride home yesterday. Had a pretty decent tailwind. It was hot and humid though, I was a sweaty mess when I got home.

Good ride in this morning. A little cooler, the tempature was around 66F,...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-05, 05:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Wow, it has been a busy past couple of weeks for...

Wow, it has been a busy past couple of weeks for me. Meetings and a little travelling have put a big damper on my commuting. That all seems to be in the past now.

Had a good ride in this morning,...
Forum: Commuting
05-23-05, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride in this morning. Rained overnight, had...

Good ride in this morning. Rained overnight, had some fresh spring air to breathe this morning. That was nice.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-05, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Well it I got lucky on the way home yesterday....

Well it I got lucky on the way home yesterday. The rain had all stopped about 2 hours before I left work. Nice cool ride home

This morning it was humid out. I was real sewety when I got to work....
Forum: Commuting
05-19-05, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Ride home last night was good. Made some good...

Ride home last night was good. Made some good time and had an avg speed of 17mph. Pretty happy with that.

Today it is supposed to storm in the afternoon, so I rode my rain bike in. Supposed to get...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-05, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Sweet :D

Sweet :D
Forum: Commuting
05-18-05, 05:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,955
Posted By ridealot

700x35 Specialized Infinity tires, 90psi. Been...

700x35 Specialized Infinity tires, 90psi. Been great tires so far, got about 550 miles on them so far. My other commuter has Specialized armidillo tires on it with about 1,500 miles flat free. Both...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-05, 05:21 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride home. Warm with temps in the low 70's...

Good ride home. Warm with temps in the low 70's and no wind. The ne shoes and pedals are pretty spiffy! Made some adjustments to the cleats during lunch yesterday and the ride home was great.

Ride...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-05, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By ridealot

Try the Gary Fishers. I commute on a 2005 Gary...

Try the Gary Fishers. I commute on a 2005 Gary Fisher Nirvana S for 25 miles per day (round trip). I am not as big as you, but I have been very happy with it so far. It came with WTB wheels and...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-05, 05:27 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride in today. It was a little cool, but the...

Good ride in today. It was a little cool, but the high today is supposed to get to 72F, so that will be real nice.

Bought some new Shimano M-038 shoes and used those with my Shimano PD-m324....
Forum: Commuting
05-12-05, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Ride home yesterday was hectic. The Reds had an...

Ride home yesterday was hectic. The Reds had an afternoon game that let out about a 1/2 hour before I left. Traffic was a mess. All the backroads were packed because I 75 was jammed full of cars too....
Forum: Commuting
05-11-05, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By ridealot

My morning commute is from 5:30 to 6:30. It is...

My morning commute is from 5:30 to 6:30. It is real nice riding at that time. Most of the time it is real quiet and peacefull with not much traffic. I enjoy riding at that time.
Forum: Commuting
05-11-05, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride home yesterday. Warm with the tempature...

Good ride home yesterday. Warm with the tempature right above 80F. Traffic was a little heavy but manageable.

Today must be get lost in Cincinnati day. I was asked 5 times on my way to work...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-05, 05:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,258
Posted By ridealot

I said a little of both. Most of it is just going...

I said a little of both. Most of it is just going through some old industrial area of town. There is a part that goes by a real nice cemetary, and in the morning you can smell the grass and here the...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-05, 05:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Good ride in this morning. Tempature right around...

Good ride in this morning. Tempature right around 60F. The high today is supposed to get up to 83F with a chance of scattered thunderstorms. The rest of the week is supposed to be like today weather...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-05, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Pretty decent ride home last night. No wind,...

Pretty decent ride home last night. No wind, warmer temps (low 60's) and light traffic.

Ride in this morning was pleasant. No wind, temps in the low 40's and again light traffic. Enjoyed the...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-05, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Congrats on the first commute DerekU2! :beer: ...

Congrats on the first commute DerekU2! :beer:

Last nights ride home was windy! I had a pretty strong headwind all the way home. I was pooped by the time I got there.

Ride in this morning was...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-05, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 926,086
Posted By ridealot

Past couple of weeks have been horrible for...

Past couple of weeks have been horrible for commuting. Meetings, having to do some traveling and just plain nuts! I am hoping that some normalcy comes back to me in the upcoming week!

Anyway, the...
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