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11-11-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By boog

Nitecore chargers FTW! At least, in my...

Nitecore chargers FTW! At least, in my experience, others came chime in with alternatives, just try and get a "smart" charger that stops once it's fully recharged. If you get a multibay charger,...
07-22-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,127
Posted By boog

That will work just fine with your USB cable from...

That will work just fine with your USB cable from Nightrider :)
Forum: Commuting
06-03-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,436
Posted By boog

I recently picked up a Sport Disc model for...

I recently picked up a Sport Disc model for commuting/general purpose fun rides. It's got an upright seating position for seeing traffic, not too heavy, and the stock tires are okay. The brakes are...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,809
Posted By boog

Exactly. A shoe like that, and a pair of wool...

Exactly. A shoe like that, and a pair of wool socks to keep your feet warm. A pair of booties/shoe covers would help, and would be smaller then a second pair of shoes. It all comes down to how you...
11-13-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,056
Posted By boog

Thanks Arcanum! Looks like a nice deal on an...

Thanks Arcanum! Looks like a nice deal on an emergency shell to keep at work. It seems there WAS a screw loose on my keyboard this morning
11-13-10, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,056
Posted By boog

Anybody have a link to this jacket? Can't seem...

Anybody have a link to this jacket? Can't seem to find it on the Target website. Probably a screw loose on my keyboard today... ;)
Forum: Commuting
08-02-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,209
Posted By boog

Cateye LD600...

Cateye LD600 (http://www.cateye.com/en/product_detail/267) works great on my rear rack. Very bright, and has a side to side pattern that makes my bike look like KITT from Nightrider :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,500
Posted By boog

After a multi year hiatus from the board, I too...

After a multi year hiatus from the board, I too was wondering about the Tete. Studio shots are a necessity for this one. Assuming you still work in/around a studio... :)
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By boog

Docker's makes some excellent wrinkle-free...

Docker's makes some excellent wrinkle-free slacks, I am a fan of them. Working in a bar, the quick dry and stain resistance is also a nice feature, which may help prolong the time between washing,...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By boog

I am a big fan of their shorts, I'm waiting on my...

I am a big fan of their shorts, I'm waiting on my 2nd pair from them right now. Good quality, very friendly when you talk to them, fast response to emails and phone calls. Can't go to wrong with...
01-21-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 37,699
Posted By boog

Yeah, it is tough to find something like this. ...

Yeah, it is tough to find something like this. The Surly lacks the eyelets to mount full fenders, or I would already have one. I may just grab a Jury and be thankful for too much clearance as...
01-21-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 37,699
Posted By boog

Thanks for that! I'm looking more for the...

Thanks for that!

I'm looking more for the ability to fit 32c tires and fenders. This doesn't sound like the bike for me, but they are sharp looking frames. I really like the chrome finish, but...
01-21-09, 05:12 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 37,699
Posted By boog

Of course it's tough to ride, it's missing a...

Of course it's tough to ride, it's missing a chain! :D

Sorry, couldn't resist. That is a nice looking ride, how many gear inches are you pushing? I don't have the link right now, but Sheldon's...
07-17-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By boog

Yup, they are changing over to a new site. Gotta...

Yup, they are changing over to a new site. Gotta look at both to find everything you might want for now, but they should be consolidated soon. Not sure why they're changing, though. Maybe to...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-08, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,236
Posted By boog

What are you riding now? The ability to fit...

What are you riding now? The ability to fit tires wider then 28c's with fenders is nice, but 28's won't beat you up that bad. The Cross Check's versatility is a big selling point, as people can set...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-08, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By boog

Go Huck Yourself in downtown Renton is pretty...

Go Huck Yourself in downtown Renton is pretty laid back. Small place with the shop in back. They've got a new guy there who is just a bit too enthusiastic about track bikes at times, but over all a...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By boog

Well, it seems you've already decided, but I will...

Well, it seems you've already decided, but I will still chime in here. I have the Jandd Andrew bag, the middle sized one, and it has held up quite well to daily commuting, grocery shopping, weekend...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By boog

I've got nothing but good to say about...

I've got nothing but good to say about Specialized Armadillo tires. I run those on my old Trek 820 commuter. Nice rise, very flat resistant, easy enough to get on/off the rim. Excellent all...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,861
Posted By boog

Somewhat off topic, but I agree with you guys on...

Somewhat off topic, but I agree with you guys on this. I've been down this road before, and it isn't fun. The problem this time is I really like the crew and the owner. It's hard to sever ties...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By boog

Nice looking ride! Congrats :beer: boog

Nice looking ride! Congrats

:beer:

boog
Forum: Commuting
06-27-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By boog

fixed it for you. Sandal tans rule! People...

fixed it for you.

Sandal tans rule! People often comment on it to me, because I have different types of sandals, so I get different lines on my feet. I wear those lines as a badge of honor! I...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,027
Posted By boog

My Lakes do crunch a bit on gravel or concrete. ...

My Lakes do crunch a bit on gravel or concrete. I always wince, but then move on. If the cleats wear out a bit faster from it, then I'll just swap them out for a new set. Not the optimum solution,...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,861
Posted By boog

Bartender by trade :beer:, getting dragged,...

Bartender by trade :beer:, getting dragged, kicking and screaming, in to management :notamused:

Yup, they still make them I've had good luck getting them from Fred Meyer's around here (south of...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,027
Posted By boog

I absolutely love my 2 strap Lake sandals. They...

I absolutely love my 2 strap Lake sandals. They are great for warm weather rides, my commute, and running a few errands. Stiff enough for 25 mile rides, but walkable enough for grocery runs. I may...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By boog

d2create: where did you find that pic? I'll buy...

d2create: where did you find that pic? I'll buy 10 of whatever they're selling! ;)

Cal Jordan: Forget the children, think of the beer!

boog
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,861
Posted By boog

I feel your pain on this one. Dockers makes...

I feel your pain on this one. Dockers makes pants that are wrinkle free, wicking, and stain resistant. I believe they are marketed as golf pants, but they are the greatest invention ever for...
06-26-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By boog

Brooks saddles are popular around here, though I...

Brooks saddles are popular around here, though I haven't tried one myself. Saddles are a very personal choice, each person's bum is different. Having said that, I love my Specialized Avatar. Check...
06-25-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,820
Posted By boog

Not self contained. I want the battery and the...

Not self contained. I want the battery and the light all in one unit, ala L&M's Vega but brighter. The Dinotte is so close to perfect, but I use my bike for running around at night all the time,...
06-24-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,820
Posted By boog

The background music in the video will be stuck...

The background music in the video will be stuck in my head for the rest of the day now... :p

I like the concept, but two things are keeping me from buying it. The lack of information on the...
06-13-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By boog

That's pretty much the heart of the situation for...

That's pretty much the heart of the situation for me. Do I just wait, which seems like the best option, or do I take my money elsewhere? The weather around here hasn't been great lately, we're...
06-13-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By boog

Thanks for the fast replies! Yes, I realized...

Thanks for the fast replies!

Yes, I realized that this is the busy season for bike shops, just wondering if this common. After reading some other threads it seems I should have done a search...
06-13-08, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By boog

Trouble with LBS, got any advice?

So I decided to take the plunge and buy a fixed gear for the less perfect days around the Seattle area. A Specialized Langster in the Seattle trim, for the fenders. The LBS didn't have one in...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-08, 03:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By boog

Just get wet! :) But seriously, it is the...

Just get wet! :)

But seriously, it is the best way to go in warm weather. A jersey and shorts and some quick drying socks. A change of those does not take up that much room. If it's warm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-08, 03:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,538
Posted By boog

For The Win And I just don't drive :D ...

For The Win

And I just don't drive :D

boog
Forum: Commuting
06-01-08, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By boog

I've been very happy with the quality and comfort...

I've been very happy with the quality and comfort of the shorts from J&G clothing. linky (http://bicycleclothing.com/Lycra-Shorts-Unisex.html) Not cheap, at $60 a pair, and I don't ride a Brooks, so...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-08, 03:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,199
Posted By boog

Cannondales are excellent bikes, though more...

Cannondales are excellent bikes, though more expensive then some others due to being made in the US. Not a knock on them, just a fact. If you have the money and the bike is a good fit, then go for...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By boog

The only link that worked for me was the last...

The only link that worked for me was the last one, which didn't show much of the bike.

boog
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By boog

I forgot to say that $750 seems a bit steep, but...

I forgot to say that $750 seems a bit steep, but maybe you can talk the seller down some.

boog
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By boog

I paid $900 for my '06 Allez when I bought it. ...

I paid $900 for my '06 Allez when I bought it. It was a leftover model at the end of the year, so I got a discount. I've been very happy with it, and am planning to do some upgrades after this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,757
Posted By boog

I've got an '06 Allez Elite. It is an E5...

I've got an '06 Allez Elite. It is an E5 Columbus SLX frame with a cut-out for the rear wheel on the aero seat tube. Regular round seat post, not aero, 105 drivetrain except the Truvativ cranks. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By boog

Welcome to the forums! :beer: As for your...

Welcome to the forums! :beer:

As for your question, I have an '06 Allez Elite triple that I use as my nice day/fast bike. It came stock with a 105 drivetrain that works quite well for me. If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,736
Posted By boog

:D I am serious. And don't call me Shirley ...

:D

I am serious. And don't call me Shirley

boog
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By boog

Eddie Merckx, I believe. I also agree with the...

Eddie Merckx, I believe. I also agree with the idea. A solid set of wheels is worth the money, but if the OP's stay true and roll smoothly, just hammer away. A new crank when the original cassette...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,933
Posted By boog

I've been looking at Norco's for a few months...

I've been looking at Norco's for a few months now. They're an established brand in Canada looking to get more of the US market. I rode a VFR-4 which I really liked. Had some unexpected expenses...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By boog

ftw :D

ftw :D
Forum: Commuting
01-24-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By boog

Wow, that looks cool, but $300 cool? How does it...

Wow, that looks cool, but $300 cool? How does it do on the back? Is it vented, or at least beathable, or do you get a sweaty back with it?

boog
Forum: Commuting
01-17-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By boog

If your look at the J&G website, check out the...

If your look at the J&G website, check out the wind pants. Those over a pair of winter tights do a good job for me. A good pair of track pants with some way to keep the cuffs out of the chain work...
Forum: Commuting
12-26-07, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By boog

Those are a neat idea, but I would question the...

Those are a neat idea, but I would question the durability. Do you already have clipless pedals?

boog
12-08-07, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,569
Posted By boog

Won't be a problem, as the light is getting air...

Won't be a problem, as the light is getting air moving over it on top of your helmet and keeping it cool.

boog
Forum: Commuting
12-03-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By boog

I'm using a cateye tl-d600 on the back tight now,...

I'm using a cateye tl-d600 on the back tight now, but the tl-d1000 I just bought has the same mounting included. I would assume the new cateye 1100 has it as weel, but I don't know. Can't speak for...
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