If FEMA had the bicycles, would it fund Hustler's manlet bib? - Page 29 - Miata Turbo Forum -Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


Insert BS here A place to discuss anything you want

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-04-2013, 03:37 PM   #561
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (3)
 
emilio700's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 4,540
Total Cats: 840
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hustler View Post
I bought the Niterider specifically because it made enough light for road riding, no battery pack, and USB charging.
Modern bicycles lights are amazing. So much power in a compact, self contained rechargeable package. Tool-less install. I recall my dual emitter, Ni-Cad Nightrider circa '93, what a piece of crap compared to this.
emilio700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2013, 03:38 PM   #562
Tour de Franzia
Thread Starter
iTrader: (6)
 
hustler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Republic of Dallas
Posts: 28,968
Total Cats: 327
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
Modern bicycles lights are amazing. So much power in a compact, self contained rechargeable package. Tool-less install. I recall my dual emitter, Ni-Cad Nightrider circa '93, what a piece of crap compared to this.
Back when I was a kid the only lights we could get ran off a generator turned by the tire and I'm only 32. I would have stayed out so late every day if I had my current lights. LED technology is so great.
hustler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2013, 03:41 PM   #563
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,679
Total Cats: 1,576
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
Highly recommend a fleece earband. Comfy under a helmet. Staple in my winter gear. The nylon ones aren't as warm and they don't wick as well. Neoprene face masks, besides making you look like Jason, are usually too warm. The face mask I like is like the lower half of a drivers balaclava. Easily pulled down to sip coffee or shout at drivers.
I'd been thinking about something like this:



As for the face, gotta see what's available. I know nothing about this stuff...
Attached Thumbnails
If FEMA had the bicycles, would it fund Hustler's manlet bib?-70918_1.jpg  
Joe Perez is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2013, 03:57 PM   #564
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (3)
 
emilio700's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 4,540
Total Cats: 840
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Joe Perez View Post
I'd been thinking about something like this:


As for the face, gotta see what's available. I know nothing about this stuff...
Mine is the wraparound kind. My guess is the one you pictured has some bulky inner structure to clamp onto your head. No good for helmets. Thinner is better. The one I use is just a section of fleece with a slightly elastic hem, so:

Couldn't find a smaller image of this one

Attached Thumbnails
If FEMA had the bicycles, would it fund Hustler's manlet bib?-2df57532-9478-42f0-8490-47b26f215a52.jpg  
emilio700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2013, 04:00 PM   #565
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,679
Total Cats: 1,576
Default

Hmm. I was actually thinking it'd be nice to have something that didn't cover my forehead...

I guess I'll have to go to the store and try a few on. I always have my helmet with me when I'm in the city, fortunately.
Joe Perez is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2013, 04:02 PM   #566
Tour de Franzia
Thread Starter
iTrader: (6)
 
hustler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Republic of Dallas
Posts: 28,968
Total Cats: 327
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
Mine is the wraparound kind. My guess is the one you pictured has some bulky inner structure to clamp onto your head. No good for helmets. Thinner is better. The one I use is just a section of fleece with a slightly elastic hem, so:

Couldn't find a smaller image of this one

+1. Thin neck gaiter is nguyen too.
hustler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2013, 04:03 PM   #567
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: woosta, ma
Posts: 8,610
Total Cats: 91
Default

I have a fleece tube I made Covers the lower face, nose, neck, and ears. I normally end up dropping it down to just neck when its gets to be too hot and works out fine when snow boarding.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2013, 01:42 PM   #568
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: woosta, ma
Posts: 8,610
Total Cats: 91
Default

So yeah, you know that $20 magic shine knock off I bought. I think it gave me welders plaque when I accidentally turned it on directly into my eyes. I estimate it outputs 100,000,000 lumens, it is **** you bright and I would feel like an ******* stopped at traffic lights with it on full power blinding the drivers of cars. I highly doubt that any of the $100+ options are 4 times as bright.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2013, 02:01 PM   #569
Elite Member
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Kingston, Ontario
Posts: 2,631
Total Cats: 60
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leafy View Post
So yeah, you know that $20 magic shine knock off I bought. I think it gave me welders plaque when I accidentally turned it on directly into my eyes. I estimate it outputs 100,000,000 lumens, it is **** you bright and I would feel like an ******* stopped at traffic lights with it on full power blinding the drivers of cars. I highly doubt that any of the $100+ options are 4 times as bright.
Link?
shlammed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2013, 02:02 PM   #570
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: woosta, ma
Posts: 8,610
Total Cats: 91
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by shlammed View Post
Link?
Amazon.com: 4 Mode 1200 Lumen CREE XML T6 Bulb LED Bicycle bike HeadLight Lamp Flashlight Light Headlamp: Sports & Outdoors Amazon.com: 4 Mode 1200 Lumen CREE XML T6 Bulb LED Bicycle bike HeadLight Lamp Flashlight Light Headlamp: Sports & Outdoors
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2013, 06:07 PM   #571
Tour de Franzia
Thread Starter
iTrader: (6)
 
hustler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Republic of Dallas
Posts: 28,968
Total Cats: 327
Default

I feels a night ride coming up.
hustler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 01:34 AM   #572
Senior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posts: 1,166
Total Cats: 27
Default

I feel a winter ride coming on - during the day though.
Attached Thumbnails
If FEMA had the bicycles, would it fund Hustler's manlet bib?-image.jpg  
Landrew is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 03:33 PM   #573
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (31)
 
Savington's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Posts: 13,402
Total Cats: 835
Default

I don't think I could ride my bike at night - I'm not sure when I would get my drinking done.
Savington is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 03:36 PM   #574
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: woosta, ma
Posts: 8,610
Total Cats: 91
Default

Just fill your water bottles with beer.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 04:58 PM   #575
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,679
Total Cats: 1,576
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Landrew View Post
I feel a winter ride coming on - during the day though.
Now you've got me curious... I wonder whether they'll be installing different rubber on the Citibikes when the white stuff starts coming down.

For that matter, Jerseybike is definitely going to need different tires. The Michelin Pilot Cities are great when it's dry, and acceptable in the wet, but snow and slush is going to flummox them.

Anybody have a decent suggestion for a good tire for riding on snow-covered pavement? I'll need 'em in both 26" and 700c.
Joe Perez is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 05:08 PM   #576
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: woosta, ma
Posts: 8,610
Total Cats: 91
Default

Just for kicks I went and looked. Universal cycles has a whole bunch of winter tires up on their site now, but they're all hella expensive. We'll see how many times I take a digger going to work this winter before I get rid of the garbage nylon (lol) mtb tires on my bike now. I'm thinking of putting the club roost cross terras on it.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 05:14 PM   #577
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,679
Total Cats: 1,576
Default

I guess what I mean, more generally, is this:

For riding exclusively on pavement, are studded tires the most desirable option, or are there other designs better suited to this task?
Joe Perez is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2013, 07:47 AM   #578
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Posts: 153
Total Cats: 9
Default

samulis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2013, 07:11 PM   #579
Tour de Franzia
Thread Starter
iTrader: (6)
 
hustler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Republic of Dallas
Posts: 28,968
Total Cats: 327
Default

Garmin 510 is god. I was a fool to defy it.
hustler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2013, 07:17 PM   #580
Tour de Franzia
Thread Starter
iTrader: (6)
 
hustler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Republic of Dallas
Posts: 28,968
Total Cats: 327
Default

Would ride:


I will probably buy that bike in Summer 2014.
hustler is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Generation Wuss sixshooter Current Events, News, Politics 656 Today 12:24 PM
New (4) 15x9 Gen 4 Tungsten 6UL's and (8) Black Alloy 949Racing Valve Stems $750 TurboTim Miata parts for sale/trade 4 10-05-2016 05:00 PM
15 Months & Counting - '92 Mariner Blue 1.8 Turbo Build OGWar Build Threads 53 09-14-2016 12:32 PM
WTB- 1.6L Jackson Racing Header Cxracer WTB 7 05-01-2016 10:40 AM


Tags
'gnolo > *, 3k bicycle 2k miata, beer hand up, carbonlust, crossbike > *, douche pedestrians, fenders, fit assholes, prostate cancer, sur la plaque, virgin engineers

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:09 PM.