Tuesday, October 22, 2013
After last weeks morning temps between 25 and 35 degrees. This mornings 45 degrees felt like a heatwave.
Temp - 45/63 degrees
Wind - 5mph sustained/ 15mph gusts
Head - 10 Awesome (Light buff over ears)
Hands - 10 Awesome (Columbia gloves - perfect for the morning)
Chest - 10 Awesome (Pearl Izumi Jacket)
Legs - 8 Good (Jeans - Fine, they kept slipping down and I felt like my crack was showing. Only a problem for those behind me)
Feet -10 Awesome (Boots and flat pedals)
Overall Physical feel - 9 (after three months of commuting almost nonstop it's a pretty easy ride in the single speed.)
Bike ratings as follows. One will mean total equipment failure. Ten means it totally served it's purpose and I need to write more positive reviews on it.
Bike: Redline Monocog
Tires - 8(Should have topped off the tires for a bit more roll)
Brake - 8(Not a word)
Drivetrain - 8(Silky smooth)
Overall/Other - 9(Monocog is a great rig)
Total Score: 90
Things to change - Raise up the seat a smidgen.
Things I noticed - 15 degrees makes a huge difference.
Joab and I have been working on getting the shed cleaned up and ready for winter riding indoors. For a few years now we've been building, assembling, cobbling together assorted things to ride over. It's also doubled as a indoor play ground for Joab's cousins and RC rockcrawler playground. Were fortunate enough to have a building that isn't filled with farm equipment in the winter. Plenty of room to bounce around on the good and rocks. Here's a little video I put together of what we've got so far.