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Forum: Commuting
10-19-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,065
Posted By rsmillbern

In 4 years of riding year round I have not had...

In 4 years of riding year round I have not had much in the way of disasters... a few ... inconveniences..
*forgetting my work shoes and having to go to a meeting in ratty bike shoes
*6 flats in...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By rsmillbern

I agree that jacket cuffs that cinch down should...

I agree that jacket cuffs that cinch down should keep the rain out. A gauntlet style rain shell might do the trick for you.
...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-12, 03:09 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 94,029
Posted By rsmillbern

wet wet wet... and chilly Typical German winter...

wet wet wet... and chilly
Typical German winter :-)
Forum: Commuting
05-02-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 12,949
Posted By rsmillbern

Gas here is very close to the $9/gal mark...

Gas here is very close to the $9/gal mark (Germany). On the one hand I hate spending 100 euro to fill the tank, on the other hand when I am on the autobahn and see the amount of traffic I wonder what...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-11, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

It was so nice this morning that I streatched my...

It was so nice this morning that I streatched my 8.5km ride to about 20km. It was cool, 0 C, but sunny and the trees are in bloom along with the first rapeseed fields, soon it will be a bright...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-11, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

I ment to post up last week, but, Wendsday on my...

I ment to post up last week, but, Wendsday on my way home I passed a woman who was talking on a cell phone, smoking a cigeratte and drinking a beer.... I really wanted to stop for a picture, but was...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-11, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

very cautious ride to work this morning (minor...

very cautious ride to work this morning (minor surgery last Thursday). Good to be back on the bike though :-)
Forum: Commuting
03-17-11, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

First ride this week due to being sick, wife...

First ride this week due to being sick, wife being sick (work from home), kid being sick(work from home).... Beautiful weather to ride 6C, birds singing... Spring is on the way!
Forum: Commuting
03-07-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,982,547
Posted By rsmillbern

in 7918 they are Mainstream MSX Avantgarde 55 ...

in 7918 they are Mainstream MSX Avantgarde 55

They are not quite as nice as the Ortleib, but they are half the price and they seem pretty nice to me.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-11, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,982,547
Posted By rsmillbern

New work ride

work good for dropping off my son at daycare and then heading to work. Luckily I can leave the trailer with the tagesmutter
...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-11, 04:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,586
Posted By rsmillbern

Racks and panniers. I hate the pack for cloths...

Racks and panniers. I hate the pack for cloths and a laptop.
Forum: Commuting
03-07-11, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By rsmillbern

I have been using a set of Mainstream MSX...

I have been using a set of Mainstream MSX Avantguard 55 for about a month now. So far I like them quite a lot. The Ortleib design was a little better maybe, but these seem well made and they are...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 12,949
Posted By rsmillbern

Right now gas is about $8.31 / gal here... ...

Right now gas is about $8.31 / gal here...

about 1.57€ / Liter
1.00 € = $1.40
1 gal = 3.785 Liter

Makes me smile every time I get on the bike
Forum: Commuting
02-24-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

Is it possible to sharpen the studs? I would...

Is it possible to sharpen the studs? I would think they would wear down quickly (with any pavement contact) and as rider/bike don't weigh that much when you consider hard ice.

You could carry and...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-11, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,643
Posted By rsmillbern

I have been looking for a mirror, I might have to...

I have been looking for a mirror, I might have to try one of these if I can find one...
I kinda like that the dollar is at 1.38€ = $1.00, as I am paid is euros :-)
Forum: Commuting
02-24-11, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

-1C rain and snow this morning. Getting over a...

-1C rain and snow this morning. Getting over a cold so I dressed warm and rode slow. It was actually a really nice ride this morning!
Forum: Commuting
02-22-11, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

Felt colder this morning, checked when I got to...

Felt colder this morning, checked when I got to work and it was -5 C... looking forward to some warmer weather I think.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-11, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

-3 C this morning... why does -3C sound so much...

-3 C this morning... why does -3C sound so much colder than 26F??

First day taking my son to daycare by bike then a nice ride into work. A little cool, but relaxing all the same.
02-19-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,099
Posted By rsmillbern

Thanks, that did the trick. scoTt

Thanks, that did the trick.

scoTt
02-18-11, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,099
Posted By rsmillbern

Cannondale Quick CX Ultra fender scews

OK, I am new to fenders and racks. I picked up a C-Dale CX last weekend to commute on. I picked up a rack and installed with no issue, however, when I tried to install fenders the screws seemed a...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-11, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

Cooling down a little today, was 1 C. Comparing...

Cooling down a little today, was 1 C. Comparing cold weather riding equipment with my boss this morning :-).
scoTt
02-17-11, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,810
Posted By rsmillbern

I picked up a 2011 Quick CX last weekend to...

I picked up a 2011 Quick CX last weekend to commute on and, so far, I am really digging it!

R.E. "3. When you lock the suspension, how tight is the suspension locked?"

I am pretty impressed...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-11, 06:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,739
Posted By rsmillbern

Living in Germany no one even raises an eyebrow...

Living in Germany no one even raises an eyebrow at commuting. I have only about 6 km each way, so it seems silly to drive and this saves me about 4 a day (about $130 USD / month; Gas is about 1.50 ...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-11, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

The Cologne comute is clear and cool, near...

The Cologne comute is clear and cool, near perfect weather!
Forum: Europe
02-14-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,087
Posted By rsmillbern

I moved to Langenfeld (between Cologne and...

I moved to Langenfeld (between Cologne and Duesseldof) from Raleigh, NC about a year ago and I have to say the conditions here for riding on the road are much, much better. Motorists seem to be more...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-11, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 154,267
Posted By rsmillbern

9 C and clear in the Cologne area My 1st...

9 C and clear in the Cologne area

My 1st day commuting this year. New bike, new plan, new routine!

scoTt
Forum: Introductions
02-14-11, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By rsmillbern

Hello from Nordrhein Westphalia

Hello,

I have (finally) commited to riding to work on a regular basis! I moved to Germany about a year ago and have ridden a few times, but nothing significant. Well my wife is going back to work...
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