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12-30-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,950
Posted By '02 nrs

"I guess there was a little bit of a struggle...

"I guess there was a little bit of a struggle over the bike and then he was shot," Kuriger said." Don't hear much about self defense these days but its time for martial arts to be more main...
12-29-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,475
Posted By JoeyBike

As a cyclist, you can't be TOO seen! That's my...

As a cyclist, you can't be TOO seen! That's my advice.
12-29-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,475
Posted By Helldorado

Wrong. I never said that i don't care about...

Wrong. I never said that i don't care about others and you have insufficient evidence to come to that conclusion based on m y comments. But when it comes to life and limb, my life and limb trump not...
12-29-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,475
Posted By Helldorado

It's a matter of perspective. When automobile...

It's a matter of perspective. When automobile drivers stop killing cyclists and then shrugging "Gee, I never saw him..." then cyclists will stop using bright flashing lights. Until then, flash on!
12-26-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By FBOATSB

Don't ask me, I think I broke the...

Don't ask me, I think I broke the gallery:innocent:
https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/1219915-gallery.html
12-14-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,983
Posted By BobbyG

On the one hand it may be dangerous if you hit...

On the one hand it may be dangerous if you hit your head on the ground at precisely the right angle (although if you think of the elastic band as a "break-away" mount, it seems like even less...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,554
Posted By downtube42

I like the must-do aspect of commuting. I was...

I like the must-do aspect of commuting. I was riding if it was raining, windy, cold, dark, icy, smoky; if I felt like crap, lazy, sleepy, sore; if my first meeting was at 9:00 or 6:30. At the end of...
11-09-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,453
Posted By TheLizard

This is the chain tool I have. Its small,...

This is the chain tool I have. Its small, convenient, and includes that little chain-holding wire that keeps the loose ends of the chain together while you put the master link in place. Invaluable...
11-05-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,453
Posted By SalsaShark

Get the master link on the chain and carefully...

Get the master link on the chain and carefully rotate the chain so the master link is located along the length of chain between the top of the cassette and top of crankset chainring. (You may need to...
11-04-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,187
Posted By vespasianus

Actually, even better than a camera is being a...

Actually, even better than a camera is being a rich white guy.
10-29-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,187
Posted By Milton Keynes

He probably had important stuff to do in his...

He probably had important stuff to do in his urban assault vehicle. I'm just going to watch this thread and wait for all the people blaming the cyclist for the accident for riding in the crosswalk.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 295,773
Posted By kellichou

BLESS YOU for rescuing this sweet baby! Two of my...

BLESS YOU for rescuing this sweet baby! Two of my favorite things--bike commuting and kitty cats! I'm so glad you're keeping him!
Forum: Commuting
07-21-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,348
Posted By georgiaboy

BobbyG ruling the streets! Nice set up, bicycle...

BobbyG ruling the streets! Nice set up, bicycle and clothing.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,091
Posted By Korina

Wow, they don't have puddles or mud in Italy?...

Wow, they don't have puddles or mud in Italy? Lucky you! <--- A bit of gentle sarcasm, as I leave fenders on mine year 'round; from the random gravel pinging under the fenders, they've saved my...
07-07-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,975
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Suddenly my 2005 Super Record triple is looking...

Suddenly my 2005 Super Record triple is looking even better...
07-05-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,475
Posted By genec

During day light??? This thread is clearly about...

During day light??? This thread is clearly about DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS. Are you having an issue with "ultra bright lights" in the daytime?
07-04-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,475
Posted By roundypndr

I will use a strobe headlight in certain daytime...

I will use a strobe headlight in certain daytime situations, usually on higher speed downhill situations with cross traffic, then I will turn off the strobe afterwards under slower roadway...
07-04-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,475
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Why is it necessary to convince anyone one way or...

Why is it necessary to convince anyone one way or the other?
Forum: Commuting
07-03-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,091
Posted By Miele Man

1.5" smooth tread or slick tires makes a huge...

1.5" smooth tread or slick tires makes a huge difference in ease of riding and I find them a lot faster than 2" tires.

Cheers
Forum: Commuting
06-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By BobbyG

Hi, Neighbor!...

I was 8 miles from the house and one mile from the office when my cell phone rang. I wear an earbud and clicked to answer the call.
"Hey Bob it's your neighbor, R______."

My wife had left for...
Forum: Touring
06-16-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,922
Posted By SalsaShark

I have attached some photos for reference. Sorry...

I have attached some photos for reference. Sorry about the long-winded description.
These were made with a military surplus 'Musette' bag. I removed the shoulder straps and added hardware for...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 295,773
Posted By Korina

You, my friend, win the internet. :thumb: My...

You, my friend, win the internet. :thumb:

My last find was lots of eucalyptus branches and a fresh raccoon. :(
Forum: Commuting
05-30-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By BobbyG

Backpack...New & Slightly Improved

After a comprehensive internet search including in-person evaluations at local stores I decided to replace my 7 year old backpack with the same model...a Swissgear 1696 ($59.99 from Swissgear.com)
...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 295,773
Posted By sjanzeir

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Ran into this little fellow while I was whizzing along a somewhat busy...
05-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,236
Views: 365,570
Posted By Redhatter

Well, I didn't think we'd be getting a pet at all...

Well, I didn't think we'd be getting a pet at all after Emma past away in 2008 our lifestyles had changed to the point that whilst we could look after one, it wasn't ideal.

On Monday, my...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By Steely Dan

It could be worse...... I could be in a spin class

commuting this morning straight into a 20 mph wind, gusting to 25 mph, at my 12 o'clock, driving the falling snow right into my face, on an unplowed/unsalted MUP with ~1.5" of heavy, wet snow, i was...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By Phil_gretz

You're in New Jersey? You have three standard...

You're in New Jersey? You have three standard options. (1) get a lawyer and sue once ticketed, (2) pay off the Parks Commissioner with a contribution "for the kids", or (3) hire Vito to whack the...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,159
Posted By Leisesturm

My impulse would be to buy another bike.

My impulse would be to buy another bike.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,430
Posted By Steely Dan

i already did this morning! yeah, there were...

i already did this morning!

yeah, there were flurries in the air, but the ground was still much too warm, even on the bridge, for anything to stick.
12-12-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 73,587
Posted By zacster

Those pictures made my day. Btw, what planet are...

Those pictures made my day. Btw, what planet are you from?
Forum: Commuting
11-17-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,489
Posted By BillyD

Because gun discussions never fail to become...

Because gun discussions never fail to become disruptive once they start. And then that discussion takes over the whole thread and the original topic is lost. So we'd rather not have all that venom...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,211
Posted By Gresp15C

I let everybody pass me. ;)

I let everybody pass me. ;)
Forum: Commuting
10-14-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 27,680
Posted By subgrade

Yes. These are long enough to give me 3...

Yes.
These are long enough to give me 3 additional hand positions, and they can be adjusted also by rotating them around their longitudinal axis (i.e. the hooked ends can be turned...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,461
Posted By Korina

Sounds like you lucked out. You're starting out...

Sounds like you lucked out. You're starting out fit and healthy, you have an alert doctor, and they seem to have caught it in time. I hope you beat this cancer's ass fast!
Forum: Commuting
10-10-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,254
Posted By BobbyG

Teenage Mutant Ninja Salmon

Teenage Mutant Ninja Salmon
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 295,773
Posted By Korina

Tell Mr. Skellington he's a very lucky skeleton....

Tell Mr. Skellington he's a very lucky skeleton. Also, beware of soft tissue damage as it can be worse than broken bones. Glad it's feeling better.
Forum: Commuting
10-03-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,574
Posted By bpcyclist

Obviously, everyone sorta does this in his or her...

Obviously, everyone sorta does this in his or her own way. I ride almost exclusively in the dark about eight months out of the year, every day. I do use a blinking/flashing, helmet-mounted 1100-lumen...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-30-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,034
Posted By jpescatore

I promised I'd post after our trip, which we...

I promised I'd post after our trip, which we completed last week.

We ended up booking 2 nights in Glen Arbor, 2 nights on Mackinac Island and 2 nights a bit further north into the UP (I guess the...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By BobbyG

Cheering on New Bike Lanes...

I'm in colorado springs.

A few months ago I discovered a trail had been paved and upgraded which allowed me to combine a route to my daughter's with an old portion of a current route.

My "new"...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,963
Posted By Unca_Sam

Lightweights for wheels...

Lightweights for wheels...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 105,392
Posted By Tundra_Man

Well, I pulled the trigger: last night I bought a...

Well, I pulled the trigger: last night I bought a 2019 Salsa Mukluk. I intend mainly to use it as a winter commuter, but I couldn't resist the urge to ride it to work today.

Being an end-of-year...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,297
Posted By Steely Dan

For the first time in 12 years, I had a riding companion on this morning's commute

throughout my entire bike commuting career, i've always been a solo-rider.

not for any real particular reason, it's just the way it's always been.

then this morning, my wife asked if she could...
09-22-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,748
Posted By BobbyG

Count Me As One of the Converted...

I converted my 1997 Nishiki Blazer 3x7 straight-bar MTB commuter to drop-bars today.

In my mid 40's I began developing "crampy hands". Back then this was my only bike and I added inboard bar ends...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,268
Posted By Korina

My A1C is quite motivational. Not as motivational...

My A1C is quite motivational. Not as motivational as a mother grizzly with cubs, but enough. :D
Forum: Commuting
09-20-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,098
Posted By bigbenaugust

I am sorry to hear this, and we still miss you in...

I am sorry to hear this, and we still miss you in Foo.
09-20-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,526
Posted By GormyGorm

A german shepherd... I saw some dude abandon the...

A german shepherd... I saw some dude abandon the dog and instantly picked the dog up. I called a friend that lived nearby to drop me and the dog off at my place so I wouldn't have to bike home with a...
09-17-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By randyjawa

Simply put - why?

Simply put - why?
09-16-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,526
Posted By Doug64

My latest find was a wallet when we rode into the...

My latest find was a wallet when we rode into the boat launch area at a lake near our home. There was some cash, I didn't count it, but it was somewhere between $40 and $60. There was no ID, but...
09-16-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,526
Posted By Slightspeed

Not me, but my brother in law found this frame in...

Not me, but my brother in law found this frame in a back alley pile of scrap metal and old bikes. He asked the home owner if he could have it, and brought it home, along with a Sears three speed and...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 295,773
Posted By Korina

Today was heavy on wildlife; on the way out of...

Today was heavy on wildlife; on the way out of town I saw a red-tailed hawk sitting on phone wires, and passed it relatively closely. Then there was the snake; the third dead young garter snake I've...
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