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Forum: Commuting
01-06-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,499
Posted By mrfix

This happens to me all the time, People offer me...

This happens to me all the time, People offer me money, a place to take a shower, a ride to where I want to go, food and a warm place to sleep for the night. I live and ride in MA, I ride all year...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By mrfix

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Forum: Commuting
11-08-04, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Didn't get much sleep last night either, must be...

Didn't get much sleep last night either, must be the cold weather. I pushed a 17 mph head wind all the way to work this morning, a very humbling ride, I should get a free ride home tonight though,...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-04, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Cool morning with fog so thick I couldn't see the...

Cool morning with fog so thick I couldn't see the white line on th side of the road. I was quite wet when I got to work, the ride was enjoyable in spite of the fog, traffic was light and the drivers...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-04, 04:50 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

What a beautiful morning, I took all back roads...

What a beautiful morning, I took all back roads this morning, they were still wet from the night rain, they were also covered with wet leaves. My total milage for the trip to work was 22, my average...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-04, 04:31 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Nice day, nice ride

Nice day, nice ride
Forum: Commuting
10-12-04, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

high forties this morning with a strong head...

high forties this morning with a strong head wind, my ride to work was slow, fall is here and winter will follow shortly. This afternoon is forcasted to be nice, mid 60's and calm.
Forum: Commuting
10-07-04, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Nice ride today, a bit warmer then yesterday and...

Nice ride today, a bit warmer then yesterday and less traffic.
Forum: Commuting
10-06-04, 04:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

cold here this morning, about a 4 mph headwind, I...

cold here this morning, about a 4 mph headwind, I guess winter is upon us. I wore the lake MXZ 300's this morning for the first time this year and don't regret it, my feet were nice and toasty. Te...
10-05-04, 04:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,269
Posted By mrfix

49 and going stronger than ever, 18.5 miles each...

49 and going stronger than ever, 18.5 miles each way about 45 week a year
Forum: Commuting
10-05-04, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

a perfect cool morning I took the back roads with...

a perfect cool morning I took the back roads with quite a bit of climbing, 22 mile ride average speed of 15 mph. very little traffic and no sign of life, human or otherwise.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 10:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,366
Posted By mrfix

1294 for me

1294 for me
Forum: Commuting
10-01-04, 04:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,143
Posted By mrfix

I started and I just can't stop. I guess I...

I started and I just can't stop. I guess I started for fun and kept it up, when I drive to work, which isn't often I feel like I let myself down.
Forum: Commuting
10-01-04, 04:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

foggy, wet and cool but a great ride. Aren't they...

foggy, wet and cool but a great ride. Aren't they all?
Forum: Commuting
09-27-04, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

My ride in this morning started out great, nice...

My ride in this morning started out great, nice cool morning with very light traffic, I got most of the way in to work and broke my rear shift cable, rode the rest of the way, about 3 miles with only...
09-26-04, 04:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,522
Posted By mrfix

Rigid here, butted cromo with a fat city 80mm...

Rigid here, butted cromo with a fat city 80mm over big 1"
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By mrfix

12,346 as of 12:35 today, since 1/1/04

12,346 as of 12:35 today, since 1/1/04
Forum: Commuting
09-24-04, 04:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

nice ride in thick fog and heavy dew, rode the...

nice ride in thick fog and heavy dew, rode the road bike for the third day in a row, it's like getting a free ride to work.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,434
Posted By mrfix

You can run a mountain bike rear derailure like...

You can run a mountain bike rear derailure like an LX,XT or XTR long cage and use an 11-34, 11-32 or 11-30 cassette. I do this all the time, they shift great with the STI shifters and give you the...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-04, 04:42 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

This was one of those mornings where I just...

This was one of those mornings where I just didn't want to ride the bike, I was up all night for some reason and I really just wanted to drive in. I rode the bike anyway, took the road bike again, I...
09-23-04, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By mrfix

Continental top touring 2000, 26 X 195, I run...

Continental top touring 2000, 26 X 195, I run them at 55 psi and they wear forever and give a great ride
09-22-04, 04:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,050
Posted By mrfix

well here goes, I'm going to get beat up for this...

well here goes, I'm going to get beat up for this one. Oh by the way Bikes and SUV's mix extremely well. I carry 5 bikes upright in my ford excursion, I took 5 of the hollywood bike mounts the ones...
09-22-04, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By mrfix

I have 5 years on a niterider classic, my run...

I have 5 years on a niterider classic, my run time is down to 1.5 hours on low. I ride every day to work, i use the light at least one way most of the year and run the niterider tail light too so I'm...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-04, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

The first ride of the year for the shoe covers...

The first ride of the year for the shoe covers and lobster gloves, winter in in new england, I didn't check the temp but it felt like it's in the fortys. Just a little over a month from now the...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-04, 04:32 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Nice day,low clouds and much warmer. I was back...

Nice day,low clouds and much warmer. I was back to just a jersey this morning, I had a great, quiet, uneventful ride. A great way to start the day.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-04, 04:20 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

just perfect

just perfect
Forum: Commuting
09-10-04, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Nice mornning, I rode on wet roads all the way...

Nice mornning, I rode on wet roads all the way in, it rained all night but stopped about a half hour before I left. Temp. is 64 degreesF and the humidity didn't seem bad. Traffic was heavy but moving...
09-03-04, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By mrfix

Well DannyOKC, it seem as though you visited an...

Well DannyOKC, it seem as though you visited an LBS that normally sells to the family/ bike path crowd. You need to find a bike shop that tends to sell to the commuter/touring type cyclist, a shop...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-04, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

beautiful morning, low 50's and no wind, I got a...

beautiful morning, low 50's and no wind, I got a little side tracked on the way to work and ended up with a 48.65 mile ride in, I took a ride through the back country roads where there were no...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-04, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

nice, clear, cool fall like morning, I rode...

nice, clear, cool fall like morning, I rode slowly all the way in, barely woke up by the time I got here. Yesterday I got my first flat of the year, I picked up a piece of glass 3 miles from work, I...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-04, 04:48 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

The summer we've been waiting for finally arrived...

The summer we've been waiting for finally arrived this week. Riding has been great, the humidity low, clear skys and no wind on both ends of the commute, it's forcasted to be like this for the rest...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-04, 04:57 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

A little on the humid side this morning, I felt a...

A little on the humid side this morning, I felt a little lame on the way in, it's the last day of a high mileage week when I get home tonight I'll be just over 325 miles since Sunday morning, 250 of...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-04, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Nice ride this morning, i didn't see the guy with...

Nice ride this morning, i didn't see the guy with the war paint, hopefully that was a one time thing. I'll tell you, that woke me up.
08-18-04, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,217
Posted By mrfix

If it's noisey, it's in pain and wearing out,...

If it's noisey, it's in pain and wearing out, Keep it cleaned, tuned and lubed, it'll last a lot longer
Forum: Commuting
08-18-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

After many years of commuting I thought I've seen...

After many years of commuting I thought I've seen it all. On the way in to work this morning at 05:15 AM, I was riding along a secondary highway in central Mass. and saw a cyclist in front of me...
08-13-04, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By mrfix

The pulling spokes should be on the outside of...

The pulling spokes should be on the outside of the wheel because they will pull toward the inside of the wheel when torque is applied to the crank. If they are on the inside, they will put outward...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-04, 04:30 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Dark ride in the morning already, I gues winter...

Dark ride in the morning already, I gues winter is just around the corner, hot humid ride in this morning, wet roads all the way. The day is forcasted to improve so we should be in good shape for the...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-04, 04:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,314
Posted By mrfix

Conti top touring 2000 in summer and Nokian mount...

Conti top touring 2000 in summer and Nokian mount and ground 166 stud in winter
Forum: Commuting
07-08-04, 04:33 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

wet, soggy, foggy and windy, what a great ride. I...

wet, soggy, foggy and windy, what a great ride. I was the only out this morning and I guess I'll have a repeat tonight on the way home.
07-07-04, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By mrfix

I don't "booze" but I may have one or two early...

I don't "booze" but I may have one or two early the evening before a long day in the saddle, only extra stout because of the carb content. I'm telling you though, watch the pasta, it can cramp your...
07-07-04, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By mrfix

Water's the most important, wet up really well...

Water's the most important, wet up really well the day before. Watch the carbo loading stuff, if you do to good of a job you better bring a roll of toilet paper, i guarantee that at around mile 45...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-04, 04:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Smokin ride in this morning, clear skys, 59...

Smokin ride in this morning, clear skys, 59 degrees and a touch of light fog. I rode the touring bike and averaged 18.9 miles an hour.
Forum: Commuting
07-06-04, 06:30 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Nice ride, wet roads from night rain, sky has...

Nice ride, wet roads from night rain, sky has cleared and the rest of the ay looks great.
Forum: Commuting
07-02-04, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Hard rain last night left me with deep puddles,...

Hard rain last night left me with deep puddles, wet roads and fog, traffic was heavy but seemed to be under control. The ride to work took me 1 hour 5 minutes, the fenders kept me dry and the bright...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-04, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

another nice day, can ya believe it, 2 in a row....

another nice day, can ya believe it, 2 in a row. i took the long way in stayed on all the back roads, no wind, no traffic, saw two other cyclist going in the other direction.
07-01-04, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By mrfix

1066 for me, just under 7000 for the year, about...

1066 for me, just under 7000 for the year, about 1500 short of last year this time.
Forum: Commuting
06-30-04, 04:29 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

This is one of the nicest mornings of the year so...

This is one of the nicest mornings of the year so far, no head wind, clear sky and wildlife everywhere. forecast for the afternoon ride home is hot and dry, maybe I'll leave work early and take the...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-04, 04:41 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Left the house in fairly hard rain, it cleared as...

Left the house in fairly hard rain, it cleared as I rode and turned out to be one of the most pleasant commutes this year, lots of wild life and not much traffic.
06-29-04, 04:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,522
Posted By mrfix

I still ride an early 90's iron horse MT-400 with...

I still ride an early 90's iron horse MT-400 with an 80mm over fat city big 1" straight blade fork. I wouldn't have it any other way.
Forum: Commuting
06-28-04, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,511
Posted By mrfix

Nice, clear, cool morning, I rode in on the old...

Nice, clear, cool morning, I rode in on the old raleigh this morning, I took my time and relaxed on a recovery type ride after a high mileage weekend. I rode a century Saturday and another Sunday, I...
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