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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-21-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 945
Posted By Number400
I use a Zefal at the base of my drop bar. Great...

I use a Zefal at the base of my drop bar. Great for making sure a passing car is giving me any space. I feel naked if I take out another bike and forget it. Need to buy a few more...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 08:13 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,901
Posted By Number400
Sad thing that life is cheap to many people. Your...

Sad thing that life is cheap to many people. Your safety is not a concern as people go about their daily business. People drive to their calendars and god forbid that you get in the way. Sure, they...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-18-16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 729
Posted By Number400
Oh man, I cannot bear to see/hear another sad...

Oh man, I cannot bear to see/hear another sad faced and remorseful person in court who has killed another human being while not being attentive behind the wheel. OF COURSE YOU ARE SAD AND THINK ABOUT...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-14-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By Number400
Holy crap LV2! Great picture!

Holy crap LV2! Great picture!
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-14-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By Number400
No books but my experiences to share: As...

No books but my experiences to share:


As stated above, miles are huge. The more you ride, the better you are able to learn how to effortlessly counteract any movement by your stoker, sitting or...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-12-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,722
Posted By Number400
I don't stop at certain intersections because the...

I don't stop at certain intersections because the majority of vehicles that travel those particular roads are traveling in excess of the speed limit and it is less of a risk to look and listen and...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-11-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Number400
I am with Zona. Spend some time fooling around...

I am with Zona. Spend some time fooling around with the tension. Not enough to be taught but not loose enough to derail it with your fingers. Somewhere in between the two works great. Check every few...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-22-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 11,560
Posted By Number400
Controlled substances: Fatal Kalamazoo bike crash...

Controlled substances: Fatal Kalamazoo bike crash suspect accused of drugged driving | MLive.com (http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2016/06/charles_pickett.html)
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-20-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Number400
Certainly worth posting here:...

Certainly worth posting here: https://bikeindex.org/stolen
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-17-16, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By Number400
I love my gt! Get some parts from donor bikes and...

I love my gt! Get some parts from donor bikes and build it up! Any bits should work. When I first built mine, I used inexpensive Sram x-3 shifters and matching RD and left everything else stock....
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-17-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Number400
Yes, Rudy and Kay are inspiring!

Yes, Rudy and Kay are inspiring!
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-17-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,123
Posted By Number400
Take the lane to discourage the pass. They may...

Take the lane to discourage the pass. They may pass anyway and if there is a squeeze, at least you have the room you created on the right to bail and beyond if things get crazy. One big point is to...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-17-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Number400
Team age is 89.

Team age is 89.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-16-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Number400
Yes, 80. The wheels have a sticker on them with a...

Yes, 80. The wheels have a sticker on them with a tire pressure 5 bar limit warning. Not sure why, but it's there and I pretty much stick to it. DT Swiss 535 tandem. 535 700c 19mm inside, 5 bar (72.5...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-16-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Number400
40k tandem TT experience (long)

My Wife Amy and I signed up for the Clark’s Valley 40 Time Trial https://www.bikereg.com/30985 on our 2014 Cannondale T2 tandem.

We have about 2,000 miles as a tandem team and this was our second...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-13-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 11,560
Posted By Number400
I imagine the toxicology report will show him to...

I imagine the toxicology report will show him to have been at least 3 times over the legal alcohol limit. I just cannot understand the desire to drive after drinking. I don't drink but the few times...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,471
Posted By Number400
Sad but neighborhoods are cased. My elderly mom...

Sad but neighborhoods are cased. My elderly mom once took all three of her dogs to the groomer at the same time and her house was immediately robbed. She usually takes one or two at a time and just...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-16, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Number400
In 1979, we got caught at the little league ball...

In 1979, we got caught at the little league ball fields in Tropical Storm David. The game was called, everyone disappeared into their cars and me and my friend had a mile walk home. It was so windy...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-29-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,015
Posted By Number400
Best to sip water and some gatorade in the hours...

Best to sip water and some gatorade in the hours leading up to the ride. Get hydrated ahead of time and stay on top of it during your ride. We made an error yesterday and bypassed all food and cold...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-23-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,143
Posted By Number400
Sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. ...

Sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. find that that there is usually one or two people on each ride who are a-holes and just don't give a crap about anyone else. It is amazing that someone...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Number400
nice, me too! 523040 Oh, almost forgot ...

nice, me too!
523040

Oh, almost forgot **warning, green non-vintage content**
523041
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-16, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Number400
It's a 1975 John Deere Men's racer. Taiwanese...

It's a 1975 John Deere Men's racer. Taiwanese built with decent lugs but stamped everything else. It was black with a few JD decals stuck on. I thought it would be fun to spray bomb it and see how...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Number400
Well, it's vintage but not a classic

Finally had enough bits come together to build it. Needs a thorough cleaning but it's a bike, barely :)
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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-20-16, 01:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,247
Posted By Number400
This is when I would go to the shoe box and pull...

This is when I would go to the shoe box and pull out all the receipts for the upgrades and submit them to the insurance company. They should reimburse you minus depreciation for all of the receipts...
Forum: Northern California 05-20-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By Number400
So I just found out I climb faster on my C-Dale...

So I just found out I climb faster on my C-Dale Slate than on my Scott Addict. WTF there too?!? I mean that I climbed this climb 40 times on 16lb bike and then the first time on the new bike, I was...
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