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06-27-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 124,130
Posted By MTBJason

So I had been considering an adventure bike for a...

So I had been considering an adventure bike for a while now. After getting a recommendation from another cyclist, I decided to check out the Renegade. Went into my favorite bike shop to test ride...
07-29-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By MTBJason

I ordered the VIS 360+ through REI. I try to use...

I ordered the VIS 360+ through REI. I try to use my lbs for purchases, but that discount was too much to pass up. Thanks for the help! I'll post comments after I try it.
07-28-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By MTBJason

Helmet light recommendations

I am looking to supplement my current Magicshine 900 lumen handlebar mounted headlight and Bontrager Flare rear light with a helmet light. My riding consists of 75% commuting on local paved trails...
Forum: Commuting
12-03-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,770
Posted By MTBJason

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-12, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,770
Posted By MTBJason

CigTech_______________________________5261.6 ...

CigTech_______________________________5261.6
silk (BC/CAN)_________________________4993
dschue5(MN)___________________________4850 (8046 total)
MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________4830 (6602)...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-12, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,770
Posted By MTBJason

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________3508 (4777) silk...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________3508 (4777)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________3127
buzzbee (CA) _________________2939
Bored117(CA)_________________2847.1 (3610.4 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_____________...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-12, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,770
Posted By MTBJason

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2638 (3690) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2638 (3690)
Bored117(CA)__________________2459.0 (2969.7 total)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________2383
audi666 (PA)__________________2166 (2826 total)
augustgarage (CA)...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,770
Posted By MTBJason

Bored117(CA)_________551.2 (636.8 total) ...

Bored117(CA)_________551.2 (636.8 total)
augustgarage (CA)_____515.2 (908.6 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)______403.5 (511.4 total)
Aboatguy_____________398.18 (398.18 total)
MNBikeCommuter (MN)__393...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,119
Posted By MTBJason

Commute into work was a bit warm at 30 degrees,...

Commute into work was a bit warm at 30 degrees, but it is currently 25 and I might hit some flurries on the ride home. This is my first year of winter riding and I never imagined how much I would...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 48,530
Posted By MTBJason

Like you suggested, try the ride out and see how...

Like you suggested, try the ride out and see how long it takes you and if you are comfortable with it. My commute is 10 miles, but I am lucky in that nearly the entire ride is on paved trails, I have...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 45,770
Posted By MTBJason

Bored117(CA)_________340.8 (369.4) ...

Bored117(CA)_________340.8 (369.4)
MNBikeCommuter (MN)__337 (408)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________335
augustgarage (CA)_____308.2 (639 total)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)______244 (334 total)
Aboatguy_____________...
01-14-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,013
Posted By MTBJason

Greenstreet is definitely the place for commuters...

Greenstreet is definitely the place for commuters due to their knowledgeable staff and downtown location. Either Trek location is pretty good. The owner, Kent McNeill, is one of the best advocates of...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By MTBJason

That is one reason I believe that I can reduce my...

That is one reason I believe that I can reduce my commute time. On the days that it is windy, not having drop bars kills my motivation. I figure the faster I make my commute, the longer distance I am...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-11, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By MTBJason

My commute is between 6 and 10 miles depending on...

My commute is between 6 and 10 miles depending on which way I take but there is only one place I have to stop.
Forum: Commuting
06-20-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By MTBJason

Specialized Allez Elite ($750) for bike trail commuting?

I have been looking to convert from my MTB with slicks to a road or cross bike for my commute. Many people have recommended a cross bike but I don't need to add fenders or a rack so a used road bike...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By MTBJason

I looked at doing this, but I have disc brakes so...

I looked at doing this, but I have disc brakes so I would have to get a second set of discs as well as the rear cogset to go along with the rims. Once you factor in these parts, even used, it seems...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By MTBJason

Commuter choice for bike trails?

I currently am using my mountain bike that I swapped slicks onto for commuting. I ride the mountain bike trails often, so swapping tires has become a bit of a pain. I am looking to get an inexpensive...
11-29-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By MTBJason

Finally getting a new (used) bike

I have been thinking about getting a new bike to replace the 11 year old Trek I've been riding for a while now. I planned on getting a new 29er next spring for about $1200-$1500, but I recently...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-10, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 41,945
Posted By MTBJason

JeffPoulin______________________7368 (9088 total)...

JeffPoulin______________________7368 (9088 total)
CCrew________________________7320.10
buzzbee ______________________5836
Dschue5______________________ 5295 (10,069 total)...
10-03-10, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,158
Posted By MTBJason

I noticed the bike lanes when I stopped into...

I noticed the bike lanes when I stopped into Petit's Pastry last week. The city could definitely do more, but this is a decent start. Hopefully the newly hired bicycle/pedestrain coordinator will...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 41,945
Posted By MTBJason

CCrew________________________7320.10 ...

CCrew________________________7320.10
JeffPoulin______________________6632 (8248 total)
buzzbee ______________________5263
Dschue5______________________4645 (9006 total)...
09-10-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By MTBJason

Keep old Adams or upgrade?

I had been searching Craigslist for an Adams Trail-A-Bike for a while now and recently found a 1997 model that had hardly been used. I talked the guy down to $50 which I figured was a pretty good...
08-27-10, 02:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By MTBJason

I had looked at the Dart 2 as a replacement, but...

I had looked at the Dart 2 as a replacement, but saw some harsh reviews. I will have to do some more searching for reviews to see if it is what I am looking for. I definitely don't need a lot of...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-10, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By MTBJason

I have been commuting for about 3 months now with...

I have been commuting for about 3 months now with one week of driving out of every three due to my scheudle. I work rotating hours so there are times I am going to work at around 10:00pm and times I...
08-25-10, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By MTBJason

That's what I had in mind. I figure after a year...

That's what I had in mind. I figure after a year of riding consistently, I will have "earned" myself the right to purchase a new bike.

I hadn't thought of upgrading the fork, but I'm sure the...
Forum: Introductions
08-22-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By MTBJason

Welcome and congratulations. Your story should be...

Welcome and congratulations. Your story should be inspirational to many people on many levels.
08-22-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By MTBJason

Ok, thanks. I was just wondering if I could have...

Ok, thanks. I was just wondering if I could have a better bike using my current frame and adding something like $700-800 in components. I probably would be better off just getting a new bike and...
08-21-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By MTBJason

Upgrade 98 Trek zx7000 or get a new bike?

I have a 98 Trek zx 7000 that I purchased new. I have gotten back into riding more seriously this year after not having been on the bike much in the last 7 years. I put new Kenda Small Block Eights...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-10, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By MTBJason

I have noticed more hybrids on the road lately,...

I have noticed more hybrids on the road lately, but there are still a large number of mountain bikes on the paved trail that I commute. I agree that it is similar to the pickup and SUV craze, it's...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By MTBJason

Just installed road tires on my MTB for commuting, what a difference!

I have been commuting for the past two months to work (7 miles each way, but I often increase the distance to 12+) on my hardtail. Due to the fact that my rear tire was starting to show wear, I have...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 41,945
Posted By MTBJason

CCrew________________________6407.96 ...

CCrew________________________6407.96
JeffPoulin______________________5389 (6731 total)
buzzbee ______________________4374
Dschue5______________________3985 (7758 total)
John...
Forum: Introductions
08-18-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By MTBJason

I got the slick tires due to the fact that I had...

I got the slick tires due to the fact that I had spent $100 on Kenda Small Block Eights recently. The rear tire was showing signs of wear already, so I figured I would get slicks. I also hope that my...
Forum: Introductions
08-17-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By MTBJason

Hello from Omaha

Hello everyone. I've been biking my entire life, but didn't do it much for the past 10 years and hardly at all the last few. I have started biking a lot more this year.

I mainly mountain bike the...
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