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Commuter bikes get stolen. I'm not spending $2400 on a commuter bike.
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-gear/gear-shed/cycle-life/first-look-marin-fairfax-sc6-dlx.html
What is the best jet lag app for Android? Thanks.
1 year ago on Conversation @ http://www.outsideonline.com/news-from-the-field/Entrain-App-Beats-Jet-Lag.htmlundefined
Is low-quality high-tensile steel the norm for these kinds of bicycles?
1 year, 1 month ago on Conversation @ http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-gear/gear-shed/covet/Heritage-Bicycles.htmlundefined
The problem they have is that they are a low budget operation with many participants coming from local low-income neighborhoods. They had been on good terms with the police in the past because they provide a positive activity for kids that don't have many other recreational opportunities. If they have to start paying 6 figure fees for permits and insurance, they will have to start charging $200 entry fees that are prohibitive to many of their members. Groups like this need to be encouraged, not shut down.
1 year, 1 month ago on Conversation @ http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/biking/road-biking/LA-Wolfpack-Hustle-Cancelled-by-Los-Angeles-City-Officials.htmlundefined
PS - I think the "ebikes are for lazy people" reflects their novelty status. Most Americans, including most American bicyclists, think of bicycles as recreational machines. In that sense, ebikes are for lazy people. Other parts of the world consider bicycles to be vehicles for commuters, so those people are replacing car trips with ebike trips, not replacing recreational bicycle rides with ebike rides.
1 year, 1 month ago on Conversation @ http://www.outsideonline.com/news-from-the-field/Europes-E-Bike-Boom.htmlundefined
EBikes, and bicycles in general, are a lot more popular in Europe because gas prices are much higher there, bike lanes/bike paths are much more common, and auto speed limits are low in residential and urban areas. I don't see ebikes being more than a novelty in the USA unless some of those obstacles change over here. Novelty = less than 1% of commuter trips in most major US cities.
Never enter private information (credit card numbers, passwords, etc) on public computers in hotels or internet cafes. Crooks commonly install key loggers on these computers that record everything you type.
If you are connecting your own laptop, tablet, or smartphone to a public WiFi (including hotels and cafes), use only encrypted web sites and encrypted apps. Verify that your apps are encrypting your data before you leave home. Hacking unencrypted public WiFi signals is very easy.
1 year, 4 months ago on
It may be fun to ride, but only for an hour at a time. Once the battery dies, you're stuck with a 50 pound bicycle, which is not going to be fun to ride. Electric bikes are great for commuting, but the $6000 price tag is going to turn off most people unless you tend to sell your car to buy it.
1 year, 12 months ago on
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Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 do not support OTG out of the box either, but you can get it with StickMount.
OTG is useful for mounting a USB flash driver or USB card reader to your Android device (e.g. downloading photos from your SLR camera).
2 years, 4 months ago on Nexus 4 Does Not Support USB OTG
He may actually serve less than 1 year: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2012/11/16/2349165/boise-bike-thief-sentenced.html
2 years, 5 months ago on
Bike Thief Sentenced to 14 Years | News from the Field | OutsideOnline.com
Love StickMount. But (1) why doesn't Android do this by default and (2) why doesn't Android let you do this without rooting?
2 years, 5 months ago on StickMount Update Fixes Android 4.2 Compatibility Issues, Adds Pro Version
2 years, 6 months ago on Android 4.1.2 Rolling Out To Galaxy Nexus And Nexus S
Will this update install correctly if my Nexus 7 is rooted?
2 years, 6 months ago on Android 4.1.2 Released To AOSP, Hitting Nexus 7 Now
This time of year, definitely Northern California. Andy Hampsten explains: http://vimeo.com/48799239
2 years, 6 months ago on
The Best Road Biking Trips | Adventure Adviser, Trip Adviser, Travel Adviser | OutsideOnline.com
@danieljamesrice Maybe the original author is also confusing 2013 with 2012.
2 years, 6 months ago on PSA: Last Day To Use Google Credit Included With Nexus 7
My receipt says: "The $25.00 balance can be used for purchases on Google Play through June 30, 2013."
On da mainland, wahines would be more upset about the "ho" part of that sentence than the "aunty"
4 years ago on Did he just call me ‘aunty’?
I agree. Too much yacking by Danno. Let the other characters have bigger roles.
4 years, 5 months ago on Too much bromance?