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Forum: Northeast 06-11-16, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Bob N.
Zachary Taylor Park Arlington VA

Hello all,

Does anyone know if you can bike through here at night? Google maps has Donaldson Run as bike path.

thanks as usual.
Forum: Northeast 06-10-16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Bob N.
. . . and 41st from Chain Bridge

. . . and 41st from Chain Bridge
Forum: Northeast 06-09-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Bob N.
If you're in Falls Church you could ride east on...

If you're in Falls Church you could ride east on Williamsburg (hilly) to hook up with Glebe Rd over to Military (more hills] heading south toward Spout Run. Those have bike lanes and Military just...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-28-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Bob N.
I will have to pull it back off. I think the rim...

I will have to pull it back off. I think the rim is a Mavic Open (?, Peter White build). The rim tape is Giant and almost brand new. There were extremely slight dimples in the tape below the tube...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-28-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Bob N.
1. a few weeks after I patched it because of...

1. a few weeks after I patched it because of glass
2.yup
3. 35. Don't know about the rim
4. I run the rear at 90-95 and check the pressure almost every time
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-28-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Bob N.
Hard to visualize right off the bat. I will have...

Hard to visualize right off the bat. I will have to cogitate on this, but it sounds similar to the most reasonable explanation I could find. The talc sounds interesting. When you say bounce the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-28-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Bob N.
So it's a crappy tube? Any particular brand I...

So it's a crappy tube? Any particular brand I should get/avoid?

Sorry, but I'm an engineer and when I see the same failure mode again, I am driven to find a cause/solution/reason

Why the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-28-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Bob N.
Tube failure NEAR stem

Hello folks,

Having searched the net and found the "spoke puncture", "burrs around stem" explanations that don't match what I've got, I've decided to ask you lot. Thanks in advance for your help...
Forum: Northeast 05-22-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bob N.
Great input! Thanks, I'm glad I asked I've...

Great input! Thanks, I'm glad I asked

I've been looking more at road biking northwest of Portland and while I expect a certain degree of traffic out by the lakes (and in July), I would hope it...
Forum: Northeast 03-05-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bob N.
I hope I'm getting under the one-year rule for...

I hope I'm getting under the one-year rule for resurrecting threads :D

So how about the road riding around Portland? Like riding out to Sebago Lake and back? I see fast roads with wide...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-21-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By Bob N.
Mods please delete

Mods please delete
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-19-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By Bob N.
Gopro mount for 25.4 bars

Hi all,

So I'm currently using the mounts that come with the Gopro, but I'm not convinced it's the most stable set up. The K-Edge mounts look great, but they're for larger diameter bars not...
Forum: Commuting 06-17-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,400
Posted By Bob N.
Got a Safe Zone helmet mirror after having a...

Got a Safe Zone helmet mirror after having a smaller helmet mirror. Big surface area with great field of view. I like seeing what's coming way before it gets to me.
Forum: Commuting 03-24-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bob N.
Congrats on your first. I've got a hilly commute...

Congrats on your first. I've got a hilly commute that I ride with a compact double and I carry a decent amount of stuff (two panniers). If you're otherwise happy with your bike, you'll get...
Forum: Commuting 03-11-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,495
Posted By Bob N.
Gotta have a little something, banana or toast...

Gotta have a little something, banana or toast with peanut butter and, of course, coffee. My stomach might revolt if I don't.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-28-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,354
Posted By Bob N.
I started out with the Cycleaware Reflex which...

I started out with the Cycleaware Reflex which was good until it broke after much use. Now I use the EVT Safe Zone mirror which has a huge surface area which is nice. I adjust mine so it's not...
Forum: Commuting 06-29-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,328
Posted By Bob N.
Even after having a dirty birdie encounter, I...

Even after having a dirty birdie encounter, I still went with cars passing too close.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-27-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Bob N.
Your gut was probably right, but I don't think...

Your gut was probably right, but I don't think you could have done much about it.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-14-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By Bob N.
OP is Satan. No other explanation.

OP is Satan. No other explanation.
Forum: Touring 10-03-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,465
Posted By Bob N.
Shove top into armpit (kinda) and spin...then...

Shove top into armpit (kinda) and spin...then drink.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-29-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 809
Posted By Bob N.
Narrow European streets I'm guessing.

Narrow European streets I'm guessing.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-29-11, 10:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,651
Posted By Bob N.
Nice post. Well thought out and articulated. ...

Nice post. Well thought out and articulated. Grammar and punctuation above-average for the interwebs.

I concur.
Forum: Touring 09-22-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,645
Posted By Bob N.
This. I think there's a tendency for people to...

This. I think there's a tendency for people to pick bikes on how comfortable they "look"..."ooh, I bet that big cushy saddle and upright seating position would be really comfy!" Yeah,.for riding 4...
Forum: Touring 09-18-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By Bob N.
I remember riding the Danube path (a section...

I remember riding the Danube path (a section along a roadway) with my wife and an oncoming car swerved at us, getting into the oncoming traffic lane. He didn't even come close, but clearly a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-13-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By Bob N.
It's all in a day's work for Bicycle Repairman.

It's all in a day's work for Bicycle Repairman.
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