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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-16-16, 09:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,996
Posted By Northwestrider
A lot more than you were likely thinking it would...

A lot more than you were likely thinking it would be . Upgrades cost .
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-15-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By Northwestrider
+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-15-16, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,068
Posted By Northwestrider
Yes, and flashlights were available then as they...

Yes, and flashlights were available then as they are now .
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-14-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,068
Posted By Northwestrider
Yes they do in my area , but I'm old enough to...

Yes they do in my area , but I'm old enough to remember as a kid , many of us didn't . Back then it was a matter of short term poverty . No consideration for long term pain if you don't have the...
Forum: Touring 07-14-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Northwestrider
Then again maybe your looking for a reason to get...

Then again maybe your looking for a reason to get a new bike :) I can understand that as well :thumb:
Forum: Touring 07-14-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Northwestrider
I have a LHT , I like it . But I see no reason...

I have a LHT , I like it . But I see no reason the bike you've mentioned wouldn't work very well on a tour. I'd prefer it to accept wider tires perhaps , as i like touring on dirt roads quite a bit ....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,715
Posted By Northwestrider
I'm convinced , I'm going to give this M spirits...

I'm convinced , I'm going to give this M spirits a try when cleaning my chain next time. Who says old dogs can't learn new tricks .
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,178
Posted By Northwestrider
Bingo , you've won not only a new helmet with...

Bingo , you've won not only a new helmet with change left over, but a new conversation piece at a bar .
Forum: Touring 07-14-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Northwestrider
It sounds like you think it would be great , so...

It sounds like you think it would be great , so I'm rather sure it is . As long as you can put or rig a rear pannier and not have heel strike issues , bingo , you have your touring bike .
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-16, 09:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,667
Posted By Northwestrider
Always in my handle bar bag , well cushioned with...

Always in my handle bar bag , well cushioned with a spare set of gloves or bandanna . I usually can hear if it rings .
Forum: Touring 07-14-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,033
Posted By Northwestrider
I'm considering Iceland or Finland for next...

I'm considering Iceland or Finland for next summers tour, I'm enjoying this tread .
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-14-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Northwestrider
Yes +1 on there being no real limit , your mind...

Yes +1 on there being no real limit , your mind will let you know. Stop just before the riding is not enjoyable. Your body will tell you if there is an issue with your bike fit .
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 932
Posted By Northwestrider
I haven't stopped . BTW in my area it seems to me...

I haven't stopped . BTW in my area it seems to me that road rage against cyclists is actually less today than it was 50 years ago .
Forum: Touring 07-13-16, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,033
Posted By Northwestrider
I thought I had seen black flies before ( Canada...

I thought I had seen black flies before ( Canada ) but nothing in the numbers shown . Yes avoiding lakes seems like a good plan . I look forward to more updates .
Forum: Touring 07-13-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,033
Posted By Northwestrider
Well your update sure answered the question about...

Well your update sure answered the question about bugs . arrgghh black flies are worse than mosquitoes by far , especially in those numbers . Glad for you that they seemed to be in a fairly limited...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-13-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,546
Posted By Northwestrider
He likely lost his will to eat after a couple of...

He likely lost his will to eat after a couple of days .
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 16,080
Posted By Northwestrider
Schwalbe is the answer imo .

Schwalbe is the answer imo .
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-12-16, 10:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,858
Posted By Northwestrider
Do electrolyte tablets work as well for most of...

Do electrolyte tablets work as well for most of us, does anyone use them on a long ride ? Brand ?
Forum: Touring 07-12-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,033
Posted By Northwestrider
As an earlier post asked , I was wondering how...

As an earlier post asked , I was wondering how are the mosquitoes ? Lots ?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-12-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By Northwestrider
A rare event in BC I believe .

A rare event in BC I believe .
Forum: Commuting 07-12-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,365
Posted By Northwestrider
I haven't tried it yet, I've just used the rag...

I haven't tried it yet, I've just used the rag approach in the past . But elsewhere in this forum , others have talked about just placing the chain in a wide mouth jar of mineral spirits . Seems...
Forum: Winter Cycling 07-12-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Northwestrider
I didn't know they existed , thanks.

I didn't know they existed , thanks.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-12-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 553
Posted By Northwestrider
I don't use daylight lights, but I do recognize...

I don't use daylight lights, but I do recognize their benefits
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-12-16, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By Northwestrider
Yes , I'n my area the vast majority of cyclists...

Yes , I'n my area the vast majority of cyclists are older males, few young , and those are typically riding shorter distances .
Forum: Touring 07-12-16, 12:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,033
Posted By Northwestrider
Interesting , I look forward to the next phase .

Interesting , I look forward to the next phase .
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