• hozn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:22 PM
    Yeah, I bumped my saddle once thinking I could fit into a garage, but I was watching out for it and luckily no one was behind me. I would always ride...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:13 PM
    Wow, that looks really nice. I love the hidden / removable fender mounts (despite having ordered my road frame with explicitly "no mounts: it's a...
    31 replies | 1280 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-21-2017, 04:14 PM
    If you don't absolutely *need* to hit the nearest drive-thru for fast food after a hard race or all-day ride, we need your secret! :-) I used a...
    13 replies | 312 view(s)
  • Bilsko's Avatar
    08-17-2017, 02:52 PM
    I've flatted twice because of the glass along the bridge (back in May and June!). I imagine it could be someone disgruntled with cyclists on the...
    29 replies | 1397 view(s)
  • americancyclo's Avatar
    08-17-2017, 10:45 AM
    Trek Conduit (418 W ebike ) 44 lbs https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/electric-bikes/conduit/conduit/p/1329000-2017/ Trek Lync 5 (urban...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-17-2017, 07:56 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Science is not SolarBikeCar's strong suit, despite being a self-proclaimed "engineer" - I guess IT doesn't require grade-school physics :-) Or,...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-16-2017, 08:54 AM
    I've only heard of the goon ride (not very positive), never ridden it. That time of year, I suspect the weekday rides are mostly on. Definitely HP...
    9 replies | 377 view(s)
  • Bilsko's Avatar
    08-16-2017, 08:52 AM
    Awful news - I heard that there were also a rash of thefts from office garages (including bike cages) in Crystal City last week. I wonder if its...
    2 replies | 214 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-16-2017, 03:23 AM
    Sept - Oct is a nice time to ride in the DC area. Welcome! You might want to bring some bigger tires if your bike will fit them, since having some...
    9 replies | 377 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-15-2017, 03:13 PM
    hozn replied to a thread My Morning Commute in Commuters
    I think that was me. Mine werent so far gone, but threads were showing through so the sealant leaking mystery was solved!
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-12-2017, 07:06 AM
    Yeah, what TwoWheels said, take the C&O to Great Falls.
    6 replies | 367 view(s)
  • jopamora's Avatar
    08-11-2017, 07:48 PM
    Allied has a new disc frameset https://alliedcycleworks.com/allied-alfa-all-road-bike/
    31 replies | 1280 view(s)
  • americancyclo's Avatar
    08-11-2017, 03:15 PM
    Won't someone think of the ninja joggers?
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-10-2017, 04:27 PM
    I fixed it again. Wait, I see a trend. Honestly, the bike won't make any measurable difference. Tires will. But I'm not discouraging you from...
    31 replies | 1280 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-10-2017, 09:29 AM
    The Zone looks like a great spec, but surprised they are calling it a race bike with 420mm stays and 72-73 HTA. OTOH, that means hopefully room for...
    31 replies | 1280 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-10-2017, 12:23 AM
    I'll also throw out that I'm happy to help with trimming and bleeding the hydro brakes should you decide to build up from frame or replace brakes on...
    31 replies | 1280 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-09-2017, 04:25 PM
    Just to throw out there, have you considered wider range cassettes and some road wheels for the cx bike as an alternative here? A SRAM XD 10-42 with...
    31 replies | 1280 view(s)
  • americancyclo's Avatar
    08-09-2017, 08:24 AM
    Here's the VA Code for those playing along at home: "Electric power-assisted bicycle" means a vehicle that travels on not more than three wheels...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-09-2017, 05:44 AM
    They seem good, though honestly they are uncomfortable enough that I haven't worn them much.
    56 replies | 3526 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-09-2017, 01:41 AM
    As it turned out, I was able to re-seat my tubeless tires with my little Lezyne hand pump. I have to say that while the DT Swiss R460db rims are...
    232 replies | 23381 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 03:00 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    You can read kcb's post somewhere in the forum on this; it was thorough, though specifically addressing SolarBikeCar's assertions that his...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • americancyclo's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 02:40 PM
    I thought it was the opposite. That's why the City of Falls Church can ticket you for running a stop sign on a trail even though it's not illegal in...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • americancyclo's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 02:39 PM
    We allow segues all the time here. Isn't that what most of this thread is?
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 01:20 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    This argument makes no sense to me. If I had an e-bike and could average 28mph, I could work out in Leesburg without making my commute much longer. ...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 12:58 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Well put, @lordofthemark. I suspect questioning the morality (or entitlement) of those ignoring the rules for convenience does little to further the...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 10:27 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I guess I'm referring specifically to the W&OD usage here, where I thought the regulatory lawyers on the board demonstrated pretty concretely that...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 09:41 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    You are a software engineer, right ... ? I guess you don't know Vicegrip at all.
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 09:25 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    For myself, I would also draft a full-on motorcycle if it were driving down the W&OD at a good clip. Roadies are inherently lazy. The piece that...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 05:31 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I think we could quote Eddie Izzard here. "The National Rifle Association says, 'Guns don't kill people. People do'. But I think the gun helps." ...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-06-2017, 04:11 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Ok, maybe the problem is that the classification doesn't have any practical implications for where you can or cannot ride the e-bike? Maybe if NVRPA...
    478 replies | 48819 view(s)
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