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06-14-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By Vismund B

I got a real nice one from The North Face outlet...

I got a real nice one from The North Face outlet store. Was originally $250! Was discounted down to like $50. Great jacket. Also picked up some rain pants at as well. Check out any outlet stores.
04-21-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,205
Posted By Vismund B

Back before I had kids and a real job that I have...

Back before I had kids and a real job that I have to wake up early for, I used to absolutely love riding at night. I loved the quieter rides and the fewer people around. Thereís something about it...
03-23-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,005
Posted By Vismund B

I get the whole wanting to hear nature thing but...

I get the whole wanting to hear nature thing but riding in the city everyday there isnít much nature. Just annoying cars and sirens and people honking and people yelling and all kinds of noise so for...
03-15-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,997
Posted By Vismund B

Iíd say between 55į - 70į is comfortable. ...

Iíd say between 55į - 70į is comfortable.

This morning felt like 10į 🥶

Thats good though, as it means much much less people out and about 🙃
03-04-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By Vismund B

I use these. Lightweight and comfy. Zip pocket is...

I use these. Lightweight and comfy. Zip pocket is a plus for some cash and ID.


Wrangler Authentics Men's Performance Comfort Flex Waist Cargo Short...
03-04-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Vismund B

I recently discovered Not Just Bikes channel on...

I recently discovered Not Just Bikes channel on YouTube and I am hooked on it. Great videos that get the message across without all the BS that lots of other people insist on filling their videos...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,589,754
Posted By Vismund B

Pizza time!! ...

Pizza time!!

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Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,566
Posted By Vismund B

Same neighborhood. Actually, just a few blocks...

Same neighborhood. Actually, just a few blocks away.
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,566
Posted By Vismund B

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Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,566
Posted By Vismund B

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02-25-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By Vismund B

I saw someone full on drive in the bike lane to...

I saw someone full on drive in the bike lane to get to a parking space before someone else could.
02-19-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Vismund B

In my experience, I have gained some upper arm...

In my experience, I have gained some upper arm strength from riding everyday. I am riding over a bridge everyday, twice a day, plus many other hilly sections. I carry a pannier on one side that I...
02-10-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Vismund B

That stinks about the Fenix light. I was JUST...

That stinks about the Fenix light. I was JUST looking at that and almost purchased it. Some of the reviews I read mentioned the bump turning off thing and thatís why I hesitated.

Iíve always used...
02-08-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,681
Posted By Vismund B

I guess it can be considered a wave of death of...

I guess it can be considered a wave of death of sorts; around here I often experience the traffic agents who help direct traffic at congested / busy intersections waving the cars through without...
02-08-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By Vismund B

Iím sorry to hear about your close call. People...

Iím sorry to hear about your close call. People are terrible drivers. I see people not look alll the time.

I am intrigued by you saying you have turn signals. Any pictures? I am a sucker for...
02-04-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,331
Posted By Vismund B

I feel like all these new safety features on...

I feel like all these new safety features on vehicles (automatic emergency braking, lane departure correcting, steering assist, etc....) can be very helpful and if they prevent collisions then great....
Forum: Northeast
02-03-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Vismund B

This is exciting news. The mixing of pedestrians...

This is exciting news. The mixing of pedestrians and bicycles can be very dangerous on the Queensboro bridge. Especially at the entrance / exits.
02-03-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,681
Posted By Vismund B

Someone mentioned in NYC we probably donít have...

Someone mentioned in NYC we probably donít have too many vehicles waving bikes in but I disagree. I have found that many motorists are willing to wave me in. I will only go though if I have a clear...
Forum: Commuting
12-14-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,774
Posted By Vismund B

Been using these to commute daily for about 1,000...

Been using these to commute daily for about 1,000 miles so far and theyíve been great. Great grip even when itís wet and no clips when you need to put your foot down in an instant.

Zacro Mountain...
11-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,482
Posted By Vismund B

I ride my bicycle so much that when I rarely...

I ride my bicycle so much that when I rarely drive my car these days I tell myself ďok donít forget youíre driving a car todayĒ
Forum: Commuting
11-02-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,934
Posted By Vismund B

Iíve been using a Cygolite headlight for roughly...

Iíve been using a Cygolite headlight for roughly 7 years now and itís still going strong (I hope I did not just jinx it). Itís bright enough to see and it works for being seen as well. Super fast to...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,460
Posted By Vismund B

You can purchase them either as a pair or...

You can purchase them either as a pair or individually. I purchased just one.

Iíve never felt unbalanced with just one pannier. Although, I keep the pannier on the right side when riding and my...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,761
Posted By Vismund B

This. For me, the most frustrating thing...

This.

For me, the most frustrating thing about commuting daily is the lack of communication with motorists. sometimes theyíre too far or itís too dark to make eye contact or discern their hand...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,454
Posted By Vismund B

37 years old, roughly 15 miles round trip, 4-5...

37 years old, roughly 15 miles round trip, 4-5 days a week usually.
09-30-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,867
Posted By Vismund B

I have a Klein Tools Bluetooth speaker that I...

I have a Klein Tools Bluetooth speaker that I found on a jobsite a few years ago. I have it strapped to my front rack with bungee cords. It works well there. I can reach the controls if need be, I...
09-30-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 9,622
Posted By Vismund B

I commute daily in NYC and my experience is the...

I commute daily in NYC and my experience is the same. Iíve been passed while passing others. Iíve seen e-bikes pass in the most dangerous spots on paths. They will pass anywhere, anytime, any...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,589,754
Posted By Vismund B

Wow that is a beautiful bicycle. What bags are...

Wow that is a beautiful bicycle. What bags are those on the back?
07-21-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By Vismund B

I work on construction. On my current job site I...

I work on construction. On my current job site I asked to bring my bicycle into the job site one Saturday that was supposed to rain very heavily. I was told ďNo, thatís a health hazardĒ so I went and...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 116,445
Posted By Vismund B

Commute was good this morning. Started to rain a...

Commute was good this morning. Started to rain a few blocks from home so I turned around and started to head back home but then it stopped raining so I turned around again and rode to work. Iím glad...
07-09-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,656
Posted By Vismund B

Here in NYC there is that same certainty. Not...

Here in NYC there is that same certainty. Not into oncoming traffic, but traffic moving in the same direction on a 2 or 3 lane road. These people will literally just swerve into your lane without any...
06-12-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 843,779
Posted By Vismund B

http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa411/nyipb/Bu...

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Forum: Northeast
03-15-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 26,990
Posted By Vismund B

Bump!

Hey everyone! I've just gotten back into riding these last few months and am having a blast exploring Queens!

After riding around the lake in Kissena Park for what seemed like 8,435th time I...
02-04-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Vismund B

I'm not really planning on replacing it, just...

I'm not really planning on replacing it, just figured it would be good to have laying around to learn about how it works and clean it up a bit.

When you say bearings do you mean the wheel...
02-04-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Vismund B

Good to know. I will leave the chain rings as...

Good to know. I will leave the chain rings as they are for now.

The derailleur is probably bent. Fixing a bent derailleur is my new homework! Thanks everyone.
02-04-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Vismund B

Thanks everyone for the replies. The brake...

Thanks everyone for the replies.

The brake pads were the first thing I changed as they were very hardened after so many years.

I like the idea of cleaning up the old freewheel, so I got a new...
01-31-13, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Vismund B

Panasonic Sport Opinions & Advice

Hello everyone,

Love the forums and all their diversity. Been lurking for some time and now I want to play too:)

So my uncle gave me this bike years ago and I just recently started riding it....
Forum: Introductions
01-23-13, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Vismund B

Salutations from Queens, NY

Hello,

My name is Peter, and I live in Queens, NY. This is the abridged version of my story.

When I was much younger I used to ride all the time. Then I got older, real life happened and I...
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