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10-11-13, 01:31 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC

thanks neo_pop! Is that Bridgestone you posted a...

thanks neo_pop! Is that Bridgestone you posted a pictures of yours? Looked nice.
10-11-13, 01:00 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC

The sidewall issues I had were tears where the...

The sidewall issues I had were tears where the bead and sidewall come together. I had this on multiple tires. There was no brake rub there to cause that, and the tires were never overinflated. I...
10-07-13, 09:55 AM
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Posted By EKW in DC

Odd. Thanks for the heads up. It was working last...

Odd. Thanks for the heads up. It was working last night. Editing original message with a new URL.
10-06-13, 11:30 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/95499544...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/9549954418

Finally getting around to posting my vintage MTB drop bar build, at least as it stands now. The complete progression, complete with photos, is...
10-06-13, 11:28 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/95499544...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10757602@N08/9549954418/

Finally getting around to posting the build, at least as it stands now. The complete progression, complete with photos, is available on...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By EKW in DC

More great riding today with cooler drier temps...

More great riding today with cooler drier temps in the morning. Rode first to great school campus to drop something off, which added a couple extra miles to the commute, which was welcome this...
05-23-13, 09:37 AM
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Posted By EKW in DC

First off, sorry about the double post. I do...

First off, sorry about the double post. I do delete them if I know that's happened, but this time I didn't even realize it. bikeforums is blocked by my corporate firewall at work, so I was/am...
05-22-13, 02:28 PM
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Views: 1,934
Posted By EKW in DC

Seatpost binder bolt length

I am in the process of building up a used Trek MTB frame (1995 Trek 830 Mountain Track) that's in good shape to serve as a commuter/touring/trekking bike (replacing at least temporarily my Surly LHT...
05-22-13, 02:26 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC

Seatpost binder bolt length

accidental duplicate posted thread - mods, please feel free to delete
04-26-13, 01:31 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC

Nice looking ride!

Nice looking ride!
Forum: Commuting
04-26-13, 01:28 PM
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Posted By EKW in DC

Been a while since I've checked in here... my...

Been a while since I've checked in here... my Surly LHT was stolen a little over a month ago, and as it was my only bike I was metro-bound for a few weeks as I began to consider my options. For the...
04-26-13, 09:52 AM
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Posted By EKW in DC

My beloved Surly LHT was stolen from me a little...

My beloved Surly LHT was stolen from me a little over a month ago. After a week or two riding metro to work, I borrowed a friend's rarely ridden early 2000s Nishiki Colorado while I began to consider...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By EKW in DC

Low 30s with a gusty 20-30 mph headwind, making...

Low 30s with a gusty 20-30 mph headwind, making it feel like low 20s this morning. Didn't feel like doing battle with the headwind, so I settled in for a slower 11 mph-ish shlog. Thanks to the wind,...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-13, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,098
Posted By EKW in DC

Been about 4,000 miles since I got my last flat....

Been about 4,000 miles since I got my last flat. I run Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires on my LHT. Before I gave up on cheap tires from Nashbar (riding a hybrid at the time), I got flats once every month...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-13, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

Yesterday was a nicer day for riding than today,...

Yesterday was a nicer day for riding than today, but still not too bad this morning, with the possible exception of the headwind that was gusting to 20-25 mph. This damned headwind seems present...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 55,037
Posted By EKW in DC

Dwayne (GA)_____________________1005 [30/30] ...

Dwayne (GA)_____________________1005 [30/30]
Tarwheel (NC)_______________________840 (1238 total)
wphamilton(GA)______________________761
The Chemist (China) ________________717 (783 total)...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

Upper 30s and overcast for the ride in this...

Upper 30s and overcast for the ride in this morning. Getting ready to head home now and it's mid 40s with light rain and 30 mph wind gusts. Donning the rain cape! :-) Rest of the week is looking...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

My morning commutes yesterday and today sucked....

My morning commutes yesterday and today sucked. Both days temps around freezing and a headwind of ~20mph gusting to 30. Ugh. Today I just have up and resigned myself to a steady10 mph pace. Despite...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

Beautiful weather this morning. Temps in the...

Beautiful weather this morning. Temps in the upper 30s and a slight tailiwind. Bright sun. Great ride in.

As a couple others have said, spring seems to be in the air these days. Besides the fact...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By EKW in DC

Mid-40s and sunny for the morning commute....

Mid-40s and sunny for the morning commute. Perfect for shirts, a long sleeve tee and a short sleeve tee. Left the fleece at home this morning! :) Very nice ride in.

Running errands at lunch and...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-13, 10:11 AM
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Posted By EKW in DC

buzzbee (CA )_______________________582 ...

buzzbee (CA )_______________________582
sbslider (CA) ______________________560 (771 total) [28/28]
wphamilton(GA)______________________542
Brian@PedalBIG (TX)_________________531 (603 Total)...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,670
Posted By EKW in DC

Another vote for the Take-a-Look, which I started...

Another vote for the Take-a-Look, which I started using a few years ago when my I put trekking bars on my then-bike, a hybrid, and lost the easy mount point for my bar end mirror that had been on the...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

Loved the fog on the way in this morning....

Loved the fog on the way in this morning. Absolutely brilliant riding conditions... temp around 40, slight tailwind, fog, and wet roads, though no rain falling anymore. Very nice. The warmer temps...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

Good commuting this week. I've ditched the tights...

Good commuting this week. I've ditched the tights in favor of colder legs and shorts only for easier and quicker ride prep. This morning felt a but colder than yesterday morning despite the temp...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 55,037
Posted By EKW in DC

The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km) ...

The Chemist (China) ________________447 (717 km)
Brian@PedalBIG (TX)_________________286 (328 Total)
electricalbox (CA)__________________278.28
wphamilton(GA)______________________276
Tarwheel...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

Glad you'll be back in the commuting saddle! Low...

Glad you'll be back in the commuting saddle! Low 50s. Ha! That's a veritable sauna in my book. Chilly 15-19 degrees on the ride in this morning, Thankfully less windy than yesterday morning. Might...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By EKW in DC

No riding for me today. One of those rare days...

No riding for me today. One of those rare days when I'm meeting my wife and eight month old after work in the city, which meant metro made more sense, so I took the train in this morning.

We're...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,706
Posted By EKW in DC

Wait. There are cons to commuting by bike? ;-) ...

Wait. There are cons to commuting by bike? ;-)

Pros:
Cheaper than metro, faster too
Don't have to pay for or worry about parking near my office, cheaper too (and sometimes faster than driving...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-13, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By EKW in DC

Cool and drizzly going home last night. Cooler...

Cool and drizzly going home last night. Cooler and even rainier for the ride in this morning sigh tenors holding in the upper thirties. Forecast now calling for several inches of snow tomorrow...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By EKW in DC

Best lubed with copious amounts of butter or...

Best lubed with copious amounts of butter or warm, gooey brie. :-)
Forum: Commuting
01-15-13, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 116,947
Posted By EKW in DC

Feels a little more like January today than it...

Feels a little more like January today than it did yesterday, though still kinda warm. Temperature in the upper thirties to low forties for the ride in, with fog and drizzle. Actually like riding in...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By EKW in DC

What month is it again? It was sixty degrees this...

What month is it again? It was sixty degrees this morning, despite a stiff northerly breeze . Seems Like May, but it's January. Cooling off during the day, which I planned for, so it'll be a rare day...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 55,037
Posted By EKW in DC

The Chemist (China) ________________268 (430 km) ...

The Chemist (China) ________________268 (430 km)
Tarwheel (NC)_______________________187 (221 total) [6/7]
WickedOne513________________________182.8
hsh101 (PA)_________________________172 (204...
Forum: Commuting
12-26-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 44,543
Posted By EKW in DC

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________8347
dschue5(MN)___________________________7635 (12,530 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6951...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 44,543
Posted By EKW in DC

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________8347
dschue5(MN)___________________________7635 (12,530 total)
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

It was a beautiful morning. It's been beautiful...

It was a beautiful morning. It's been beautiful all week. I've generally been too busy to hop on BF and check the forums, but I've been commuting every day. Yesterday was particularly nice,...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Cool this morning with a temp in the low forties...

Cool this morning with a temp in the low forties and a brisk northerly headwind... 15 mph with gusts upt o 20+. Near my limit comfortwise for not wearing some tights under the athletic shorts I tend...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Congratulations, fletchh! I'll miss your posts,...

Congratulations, fletchh! I'll miss your posts, which I alwas kept an eye out for. Here's to lots of happy riding in retirement. Lucky dog... you're going to have so much time to go bike touring now...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

It's been a good few days of commuting since the...

It's been a good few days of commuting since the storm passed and everything opened up again. Most interesting thing to happen was on Wednesday, when on my return trip home in the afternoon, a...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-12, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Another commuter just getting back to it...

Another commuter just getting back to it post-Sandy. Lots of leaves and debris in places asking the commute, but otherwise fine. Nothing so big or bad I had to get off my bike. There was a spot with...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 922
Posted By EKW in DC

I used to use toe clips... Did so far a couple...

I used to use toe clips... Did so far a couple years, in fact, for commuting, both on m my old hybrid and on my Surly LHT, which I ride now. Most of that time I had them paired with a cheap pair of...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Borderline hot yesterday afternoon with temps...

Borderline hot yesterday afternoon with temps near 80F for the ride home. Should be slightly cooler this afternoon.

This morning's ride was good. Foggy/overcast so no visible sunrise as I neared...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-12, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Great weather continues. Another beautiful...

Great weather continues. Another beautiful sunrise over the Potomac this morning.Wouldn't mind it a few degrees cooler, especially in the afternoon. Today's supposed to be near 80F. Still beats July...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Sorry to hear about your flats issues, Fender. I...

Sorry to hear about your flats issues, Fender. I have had very few issues since I got a set of Vittoria Randonneurs a couple years back, and even fewer since I went with Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires,...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Nice ride in after a three day weekend. Of course...

Nice ride in after a three day weekend. Of course I was going on about five hours of sleep, which had been interrupted by a hungry baby at 4 am, so I was feeling a bit sluggish. Still enjoyed the...
10-19-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By EKW in DC

That would be good for night rides. And a good...

That would be good for night rides. And a good value, too. I'll have to bookmark that one for possible future acquisition.



Yeah, I specifically searched out Doctor Who shirts , too. I jumped...
10-18-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By EKW in DC

Cheap cycling shirts

Just a heads up to on some cheap, Clyde friendly shirts good for cycling... Assuming you don't mind wearing cotton, which I don't. Came across these orange shirts, size 3x only, while poking around...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Another beautiful morning. And a little cooler,...

Another beautiful morning. And a little cooler, too, which made it at least as nice as yesterday, despite the lack of the tailwind. Temps in the low 50s.

Had the same interesting weather already...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,658
Posted By EKW in DC

I do, too. And I'm one if those whipper snappers....

I do, too. And I'm one if those whipper snappers. ;-)

I like to think that more than ten percent would get it, but then again I'm not that great with numbers. For example... 1, 2, 5, no, 3. See...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,824
Posted By EKW in DC

Blissful tailwind for the ride in this morning....

Blissful tailwind for the ride in this morning. Made for an easy ride at a pretty good clip. :-)

Keeping an eye on my ear wheel's spokes. Found that a couple were VERY loose last Friday....
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