New bike, how can i make it less attractive to burglars?
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I recently bought a more or less decent bike to go to the university, and I am still waiting for delivery.
but beyond asking for opinions on how bad I did choosing this one (and it's my first bike so I expect the worst)
I am fucking scared about it getting stolen.
Madrid, Spain, Europooristan, aerospace eng. univ.
But this model is fucking white...how do I stop the voices?
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>seats full, people standing in aisle and between the windscreens
>said people not getting OFF the train, then back ON again as it pulls into each station
PEOPLE NEED TO GET ON AND OFF, DOUCHEBAG! SORRY, CLENCHING YOUR ASSHOLE WON'T LET ME BY ANY EASIER!
Oh, and don't forget at least one of those fuckers has to be someone who wore their backpack onto the train rather than holding it down by their knees.
ITT: Public Transport pet peeves/Asspie General
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What do the avid cyclists of /n/ do to prevent saddle sores?
I typically ride 4-5 days a week for a couple hundred miles total.
I am not a new rider (been riding for ~10 years).
I'm not overweight (6'4", 195lbs, ~10% bodyfat).
My saddle is less than a year old, and is the right size for me.
My bike (road bike) is properly (and professionally) fitted to me.
I have proper cycling clothing (Various high-end Pearl Izumi bib shorts).
I've used various anti-chafing chamois creams; the best results I've had are with Bag Balm, mixed with a little triple antibiotic and a couple drops of tea-tree oil.
I keep the "saddle area" of my body scupulously clean; I shower immediately after riding, and scrub the area down with soap containing tea-tree oil (have had best results so far using this), and regularly exfoliate the area to keep the pores clear.
Cycling clothes get washed immediately after every ride.
I don't get as many saddle sores or get them as often as I once did, but it's an extremely rare day that there's nothing going on down there. I've tried different saddles over the years with varying results, but unless I'm riding for only an hour or less, there's no such thing as a pain-free ride. For the most part I've learned to just deal with it, but I'd *kill* to never have another goddamned saddle-sore to deal with.
I've been researching this subject for *years* now.
I don't expect any major revelations from /n/, but it's about the only place I've never looked at this point so I may as well ask.
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Good evening /fit/ !
Any avid, experienced cyclists who have gone through some gear on tonight?
I need a new seat, mine is literally disintegrating with every ride....
I commute daily to work I usually have a back pack on, Im not a freak about having the lightest gear available, but I do like to feel sleek and nimble when I ride.
I want durability a little bit more of a factor than comfort.....at the same time I want to be able to take long treks with out breaking out the gold bond every 30 miles.
price range: > $70
pic related it is my bike as of right now, few things need fixing up but this baby is supper rugged steel trek frame I got from a pawn shop for $200. Im not one to boast but fly every other biker I see in town. This bike is FAST.