[lug] Commuting by bike with a laptop
matt at beldyk.org
Mon Jan 11 22:13:02 MST 2010
On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:34 PM, Rob Nagler <nagler at bivio.biz> wrote:
>> I figured there were quite a number of bike commuters, but I'm
>> surprised at the number. Are you all doing winter bike to work day
>> next week?
> I was planning on riding all next week. I didn't know there was a special
> day for it.
Last year it was rather warm and I was in short sleeves for it, but
there was free breakfast which was nice.
>> Do you carry the laptop in the messenger bag or the panniers?
> Panniers unless it's a quick jaunt. I hate having things on my back.
> I do have one of these:
> I used to use it to deliver Freiker prizes, and for carrying big stuff that
> wouldn't fit in my panniers.
>> been that long) when I dozed off en-route to the office (at my old
>> place, my first two miles were all downhill).
> You fell asleep on a bike?
Dozed for a few seconds at about 6:30 AM, went way to fast into a
corner, locked up my brakes, and hit the pavement.
>> with my light and such). What sort of battery life do you get on that
> When it is subzero, the battery thinks it's only half-charged even on a
> full-charge. I ran it down, and it went to red within 2.5 hours last week.
> I haven't had it that long, but it stayed green for 40 minutes when riding
> in Dec.
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