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Forum: Commuting 04-21-17, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 734
Posted By Leebo
Umm, plastic?

Umm, plastic?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-21-17, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By Leebo
You said you have a hybrid. That would be flat...

You said you have a hybrid. That would be flat bars. Then you said the hoods, that would be a drop bar? Try this, get a fit from a bike shop. Are the drop bars 1-3" below your seat? Get them 2" above...
Forum: Touring 04-21-17, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By Leebo
Suspension fork? Bigger tires?

Suspension fork? Bigger tires?
Forum: Touring 04-21-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 609
Posted By Leebo
I like a hard dried salami, fat protein and salt....

I like a hard dried salami, fat protein and salt. Dried fruit like apricots and figs, beef jerky too.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-21-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Leebo
99% less flats. I'll speak from a mt bikers...

99% less flats. I'll speak from a mt bikers perspective. No tube to pinch flat. They use a sealant that when you roll over a thorn or other small pointy object, the sealant seals the holes. Also the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-21-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 366
Posted By Leebo
A thin washer under under the bolts for a 6 bolt...

A thin washer under under the bolts for a 6 bolt rotor? Seems like a lot of work? Perfect case for n+1?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-21-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By Leebo
OP, some details might be helpful. Like any. Type...

OP, some details might be helpful. Like any. Type of bike and bars. Size of bike, your height and width of bars. A photo? Got a pro bike fit?
Forum: Touring 04-20-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 466
Posted By Leebo
60 mm tires on 35 mm wide rims. For a 29er steel...

60 mm tires on 35 mm wide rims. For a 29er steel mt bike. Lots of my "touring" involves, dirt, gravel, and singletrack of all kinds. Washed out class 6 NH roads, tough for a jeep to get down. They...
Forum: Touring 04-20-17, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 667
Posted By Leebo
Lots of critters that will sting and bite. Or eat...

Lots of critters that will sting and bite. Or eat you. Got a hammock? Set it up high with a bug net? FL would seem to be sweaty mess. Went there once with no desire to return, ever.
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-20-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Leebo
As said work on motor and skills first. Rocket...

As said work on motor and skills first. Rocket rons? Seems to be racy type. Tire set up is very important. Go with the bigger tires to start with. Running tubeless? You should be able to if it is...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-20-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 736
Posted By Leebo
Try some polypro underwear, nylon shorts and a...

Try some polypro underwear, nylon shorts and a comfortable seat.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-20-17, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Leebo
OP, why not just use a mt crank? Standard 9x3 is...

OP, why not just use a mt crank? Standard 9x3 is like 22- 32,34,36 and a 42,44,46,48. Just use the 34,48. 104 BCD. Spinning out the 48-11?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-20-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Leebo
Wreck the awesome frame? Why not just get a...

Wreck the awesome frame? Why not just get a longer bb spindle? Easy for sq taper.
Forum: Commuting 04-20-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,031
Posted By Leebo
So you only need this for like 2 months. Can turn...

So you only need this for like 2 months. Can turn on the computer but not look at one page? Hmmm. No smart phone. Hmmm. Tablet? Leave it on and plugged in. Have only one app/function. Wait, you would...
Forum: Commuting 04-20-17, 08:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,031
Posted By Leebo
Ummm, well then. Try the weather brick. Get a...

Ummm, well then. Try the weather brick. Get a small one and tie it onto a string hanging from a tree or such near your front door. If it is moving, it is windy. If it is wet, its raining. Snow on it,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-20-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,589
Posted By Leebo
The problem is thinking that 2 bikes are too...

The problem is thinking that 2 bikes are too much. 10 bikes here, just getting by. Barely :) Some more openness might be good. I don't tell my other half everything but she does the bills. I commute...
Forum: Touring 04-19-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 537
Posted By Leebo
No MA? Piffle. Best state ever. That aside, the...

No MA? Piffle. Best state ever. That aside, the bike paths go almost across the whole state of RI. Quite nice, did some last year. Pick your bridges carefully. Some allow pedaling, some not. Did East...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-19-17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Leebo
" a few times" yup. needs a few years...

" a few times" yup. needs a few years /coaching/group rides/ races. Or all.
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-19-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Leebo
Is too, mine is made from unicorn hooves :)

Is too, mine is made from unicorn hooves :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-19-17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,408
Posted By Leebo
If you must use clipless, there are several...

If you must use clipless, there are several makers of winter boots. Lake, Shimano, Northwave and 45 North. Good for real winter temps.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-19-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,195
Posted By Leebo
OP, the proper question for her is, "how many...

OP, the proper question for her is, "how many shoes do you need" ? Maybe she has a lot? 6 is not clearly enough. 10 is much better. Touring 29er and 26er. 2 winter commuters. Fat bike, 29er full sus,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-19-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,800
Posted By Leebo
Hey, now that's the MA good morning salute. We...

Hey, now that's the MA good morning salute. We have patent from MIT.
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-19-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Leebo
29ers will give HUGE advantages to rollover,...

29ers will give HUGE advantages to rollover, momentum, rolling over chunky stuff etc. As well as traction and a larger foot print for better climbing grip. No pros or serious racers use 26ers. Start...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-18-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Leebo
Bike details? Hardtail, full sus? Tire size and...

Bike details? Hardtail, full sus? Tire size and pressure? 2nd the Lopes book.
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-18-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Leebo
The overall diameter should be similar. The issue...

The overall diameter should be similar. The issue is hub width. And diameter. 27.5 plus will be 110 x15 mm front and 12x148 rear for hubs. Most likely. Your new disk road? Not quite sure. 100 or 110...
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