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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-21-15, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,077
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Thank You for the response! Matt

Thank You for the response!

Matt
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-21-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,077
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Smart choice and a light that is at the top of my...

Smart choice and a light that is at the top of my list if/when my NiteRider ever bites the dust. I do have a question. Please verify for me that the Lezyne can really use "generic" 18650...
Forum: Commuting 09-12-15, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Yes, tires will make a difference. However, it...

Yes, tires will make a difference. However, it isn't necessarily the width of the tire that makes the difference ... it's the weight. Google the weight of your Schwalbe and than google the weight...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Hangtownmatt
I remember those grey chamois's. I really liked...

I remember those grey chamois's. I really liked them. I also remember going back to get some more and the chamois had changed to (I think) green. I bought a pair and returned them after the first...
Forum: Touring 08-22-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,714
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Here's what I use: Explorer - Lgt Grey ? My Sun...

Here's what I use:
Explorer - Lgt Grey ? My Sun Protection (http://mysunprotection.com.au/collections/helmet-hats/products/explorer-light-grey-1)

I like the Explorer more than the Tourer because...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-01-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By Hangtownmatt
This is only true if you wear sunglasses that do...

This is only true if you wear sunglasses that do not properly block UV rays.
Forum: Touring 07-13-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,688
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Are you aware the SP is not user serviceable?...

Are you aware the SP is not user serviceable? When the bearings need service, or anything else goes wrong, the wheel must be torn down and the hub shipped to the manufacturer. This info can be fund...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-13-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,098
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Here's the best online dynamo hub information I'm...

Here's the best online dynamo hub information I'm aware of:

Peter White Cycles Home Page (http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/)

Matt
Forum: Commuting 07-11-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,132
Posted By Hangtownmatt
That's because we've been in a drought the last...

That's because we've been in a drought the last four years. Wait till next year ... El Nino !!! We hope anyway.
Forum: Commuting 07-09-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,897
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Wrong again. Chains do not stretch. They...

Wrong again. Chains do not stretch. They elongate where the pins intersect the links due to friction. The pins either wear into the links or the pins are worn down by the links. But in either...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-28-15, 10:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,139
Posted By Hangtownmatt
For those of you out there battling this disease...

For those of you out there battling this disease and looking for answers I'd like to suggest subscribing to the following discussion groups:

http://www.inspire.com/groups/us-too-prostate-cancer/...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-27-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,456
Posted By Hangtownmatt
If you want to go faster than 15 mph then get off...

If you want to go faster than 15 mph then get off the MUP. I'm not a people hater but I dislike those who think they're training for the Tour de France on the local MUP!
Forum: Touring 06-27-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,232
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Not with Trek I've been down that road.

Not with Trek I've been down that road.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-27-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,967
Posted By Hangtownmatt
More important than sprung vs. unsprung is saddle...

More important than sprung vs. unsprung is saddle shape in regards to comfort. And proper shape is dependent body position relative to the bicycle, application and distance. For the non-racer I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-27-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,967
Posted By Hangtownmatt
I prefer the resurrection of old threads. It...

I prefer the resurrection of old threads. It shows the person did their due diligence and searched the archives first but did not find the answer they were looking for.
Forum: Commuting 06-25-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,123
Posted By Hangtownmatt
I know many people subscribe to that practice and...

I know many people subscribe to that practice and I will not argue but .... and I hope I don't jinx myself , will continue to rotate. So far I've never had a problem. I do, however, use common...
Forum: Commuting 06-25-15, 10:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,123
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Keep in mind that at 10,000 miles these tires...

Keep in mind that at 10,000 miles these tires were on for two plus years. If I remember correctly my weight fluctuated over those years between 185 and 175 lbs.
Forum: Touring 06-24-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,276
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Thank You. I've bookmarked their site but I'm...

Thank You. I've bookmarked their site but I'm looking for a wider tire. In my experience, and I've had several Vittoria tires, they always measure about 3mm less than advertised width-wise. For...
Forum: Commuting 06-24-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,123
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Seriously? 3400 miles out of Schwalbe Marathon...

Seriously? 3400 miles out of Schwalbe Marathon Supremes? I log my miles so I know for a fact I got just under 10,000 miles out of a set of 700X35 Marathon Supremes. I could of gone further but i...
Forum: Touring 06-24-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,276
Posted By Hangtownmatt
I should elaborate. I'm looking for the larger...

I should elaborate. I'm looking for the larger 700 x 38c.
Forum: Touring 06-24-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,276
Posted By Hangtownmatt
I seem to have a very hard time locating these...

I seem to have a very hard time locating these tires both online and in the LBS's. Where can they be found?
Forum: Commuting 06-24-15, 10:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,123
Posted By Hangtownmatt
I've kept a simple Excel spreadsheet of my miles...

I've kept a simple Excel spreadsheet of my miles since 1995. I started it as a motivational tool to keep track of my miles and times. After we started a family I let go of the time aspect. I found...
Forum: Commuting 06-18-15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,394
Posted By Hangtownmatt
I live around Sacramento CA and ride in triple...

I live around Sacramento CA and ride in triple digits every year. It's really not that bad. In the winter I suffer through the mornings for the afternoon ride and in the summer suffer through the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-15, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Hangtownmatt
If you didn't sunburn in regular t-shirts why not...

If you didn't sunburn in regular t-shirts why not go back to them. There's no rule that says cyclists must wear cycling jerseys.

Matt
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By Hangtownmatt
Here's what I use to protect my face, neck and...

Here's what I use to protect my face, neck and ears:

Explorer (http://www.treadley.com.au/explorer-dark-grey/)

This fits over your helmet. It looks a bit goofy but protects and keeps me much...
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