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    Today, 01:23 PM
    The only problem with Flo is no powertap support for their wheels (http://www.flocycling.com/faq.php) -- and you can't buy their rims (other than the...
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    Today, 12:50 PM
    Have you looked at Flo? http://www.flocycling.com/ Their wheels are not very light, but they make a strong case for their aerodynamics. ...
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    Today, 10:51 AM
    hozn replied to a thread My Morning Commute in Commuters
    That is awesome. I've been debating doing this -- though I'd be dropping off my son's bike so he can ride home with me. The distance (~2.5 miles)...
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    Today, 09:34 AM
    IIRC 28" is european (or esoteric?) for 700c. So a 700c / 29er *rim-brake* wheel sounds like it would work. Though a cheap mountain bike would...
    1 replies | 56 view(s)
  • GB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:21 PM
    For real this time.
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    Yesterday, 11:14 AM
    hozn replied to a thread My Morning Commute in Commuters
    There is a road version of that pump too. They are good little pumps. <Edit> The one I have in my commuter pack is perhaps the one Tim was...
    3187 replies | 206370 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 09:52 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Covet in Bikes & Equipment
    Yes, clearly there is a market for this :) I guess it makes perfect sense that with such awesome practical-cycling modeling from her parents, she...
    795 replies | 72716 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 08:13 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Covet in Bikes & Equipment
    :-) Yeah, I guess the pannier part on a balance bike makes even less sense to me than the flip thing. I can't fathom what a kid would need to carry...
    795 replies | 72716 view(s)
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    09-16-2014, 09:20 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Covet in Bikes & Equipment
    I am just not sure I see the need for larger balance bikes. By the time my son outgrew the balance bike he fit great on his 14" bike and preferred to...
    795 replies | 72716 view(s)
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    09-16-2014, 08:47 AM
    Yeah, I wear proper ski goggles (double wall = less fogging) when the temps get very extreme -- single digits or teens + wind. At those temps I find...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    09-15-2014, 08:11 AM
    You should join commuter connections for their guaranteed ride home, if you haven't done. You can't use that for weather-related emergencies, but...
    24 replies | 791 view(s)
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    09-13-2014, 11:31 AM
    Apparently it only weighs 31.5 lbs. Sure, that is as much as my full-suspension weighed, but I am surprised it isn't heavier. ... But I can't...
    17 replies | 2523 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-13-2014, 09:28 AM
    That is pretty cool. I imagine it weighs far more than the kid, but otherwise I could see that being a gentler way to get into mountain biking.
    17 replies | 2523 view(s)
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    09-12-2014, 12:14 PM
    GB replied to a thread Friday Coffee Club II in Commuters
    I can hit FMCC III and II with you. 10/10 would work better for me.
    461 replies | 32481 view(s)
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    09-12-2014, 12:10 PM
    GB replied to a thread Cyclelife is Closing in General Discussion
    Great question. I think the future LBS is really a coffee shop / bar that services bikes and showcases gear. People come for the bikes but pay for...
    44 replies | 1674 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 11:55 AM
    The 35s sound sufficient for our area. Maybe bigger tires work better on packed snow, but that isn't the main thing we have to deal with on the...
    374 replies | 22974 view(s)
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    09-12-2014, 11:38 AM
    hozn replied to a thread New bike tune up in Maintenance
    This depends on the frame geometry and the groupset. I cannot adjust my 10sp Sram Force FD on my 135mm rear spacing & 410mm chainstays road bike so...
    25 replies | 753 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 11:17 AM
    Well, getting off your bike and walking it for 50 yards will still make your commute much faster than doing the whole things on studded tires. ...
    374 replies | 22974 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 07:39 AM
    Yes, I admit that I have a 5-pack of latex tubes still unopened. O figure I will swap them in when I change my tires out, which will probably be...
    8 replies | 295 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 07:36 AM
    Yes, they do not grip pavement well -- neither do knobby tires. Especially wet pavement. I would rather be safer for the prevalent wet winter...
    374 replies | 22974 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 05:10 AM
    Well, OK, to each their own. I would rather default to using tires that grip well on above-freezing wet (and dry) pavement -- which studded tires...
    374 replies | 22974 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-11-2014, 10:25 PM
    I think you are confusing rolling resistance (crr) with rotational inertia / force needed to "spin up" greater mass. Rolling resistance will be...
    8 replies | 295 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-11-2014, 09:47 PM
    I know this is what Peter White says, but seriously ... ? This past winter was exceptional for us and yet there were only 13 days where I used the...
    374 replies | 22974 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-11-2014, 04:41 PM
    Well, carbon can be "laterally stiff and vertically compliant". Maybe metal can too. As much as that is just marketing, I will say that other than...
    8 replies | 295 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-11-2014, 03:23 PM
    I think most people (bike reviewers, anyway) favor lateral frame stiffness (no bottom bracket wagging) when talking about climbing bikes. But...
    8 replies | 295 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-11-2014, 09:32 AM
    I will put in a plug for Schwalbe Durano tires as a good winter option. They are nice and grippy and still reasonably fast -- roll faster than Conti...
    374 replies | 22974 view(s)
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    09-11-2014, 07:42 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Covet in Bikes & Equipment
    This is hilarious. I think this (bike=toy) is exactly the sentiment that the driver of that Dodge RAM was trying to articulate when he yelled at me...
    795 replies | 72716 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 09:21 PM
    I don't think the (Specialized) windtunnel test was actually measuring the riders' power output; they just had the riders pedaling to simulate the...
    17 replies | 682 view(s)
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    09-10-2014, 09:14 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Covet in Bikes & Equipment
    It's true that the overall weight is the same either way -- or at least it would be if the backpack weighed as much as paniers + a rack. But I think...
    795 replies | 72716 view(s)
  • GB's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 06:53 PM
    Steve E of National Bike Challenge fame will be at VTCC tomorrow. Let's give him a good turn-out. (Sorry for the late notice)
    94 replies | 4277 view(s)
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