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  • Posted in thread: Help us build the ultimate commute backpack! on 11-26-2015 at 07:03 PM
    Most riders have lights on their bikes but a small flat loop that would allow a rear flashing
    blinky would be a possibility. I agree that great attention should be paid to how comfortable
    it feels whe...

  • Posted in thread: What do you carry on person? on 11-25-2015 at 05:55 PM
    The beauty of C02 really comes into play with a slow flat. You realize your tire is going flat
    slowly. You get out the C02 and give it a little air and get back on and ride. Maybe you do
    that a couple...

  • Posted in thread: Hello fellow riders on 11-25-2015 at 05:48 PM
    I would suggest a lot of reading and hopefully finding somebody that is really knowledgeable to
    learn from. Commuting is a real skill. It's a subset of cycling, of course, but cycling itself
    is not in...

  • Posted in thread: What else could I possibly do to make myself visible to clueless driver? on 11-25-2015 at 05:26 PM
    The answer is nothing. I don't think there is anything you can do. There are some fascinating
    studies out there that explain a lot about our natural tendancy toward tunnel vision. We often
    talk about ...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 11-25-2015 at 05:15 PM
    My wife and I just got our second set of fatbikes. They are Fatbike Corvus frames. She's
    getting 80mm wheels that are made for tubeless. I want max float and am putting Clown Shoe
    wheels on mine, 100m...

  • Posted in thread: wheel tensioning tip on 11-15-2015 at 07:22 PM
    Recently on Velo News, Art's Cyclery posted a video that discussed wheel tensioning vs truing.
    The video is at . There was nothing new in it for me but it was a good reminder, particularly
    because i...

  • Posted in thread: How could you record your moves? on 11-15-2015 at 06:03 PM
    If the road is rough nothing is going to be super steady but I have learned that the GoPro
    plastic handlebar attachment is crap. I don't recall the name of the maker of the sturdy metal
    go pro handleb...

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Hill ? on 11-06-2015 at 09:01 PM
    looks like a great hill for hang gliding

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 10-31-2015 at 10:33 PM
    To your winter gear (which is sweet) I would suggest CO2 air. You may well already have it
    since this is just a thread about new purchases, but I thought I'd interject that in terms of
    winter gear I f...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 10-30-2015 at 08:03 PM
    Can't have too many tires...and these just got their first roll on snow.27.5 studded tires.
    Very effective on our icy roads. Not used often on the Tour de France but locally quite helpful

further north than u

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