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Forum: Mountain Biking 08-30-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Leebo
Helmet, gloves, knee pads, elbow pads, sports...

Helmet, gloves, knee pads, elbow pads, sports glasses. Have you looked at what is available now?
Forum: Foo 08-30-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 818
Posted By Leebo
My homemade bacon is good. Farm fresh pork belly,...

My homemade bacon is good. Farm fresh pork belly, skin off. 5 days in the fridge of kosher salt and brown sugar. Wash off, pat dry and coat with brown sugar to hang in a cold garage overnight. Get up...
Forum: Foo 08-30-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 262
Posted By Leebo
Lots of bike touring and bike packing in New...

Lots of bike touring and bike packing in New England. All good.
Forum: Foo 08-30-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 319
Posted By Leebo
OK , good story on Bike Forums. Got a bike to...

OK , good story on Bike Forums. Got a bike to ride to work? My engine problems get solved with a good breakfast and coffee :)
Forum: Foo 08-30-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 28,058
Posted By Leebo
Gravity is a harsh mistress. Treat her with...

Gravity is a harsh mistress. Treat her with respect. More so when mountain biking.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-30-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 402
Posted By Leebo
The sun direction is always correct. My compass...

The sun direction is always correct. My compass is accurate as well. I have used map my ride recently as more of a backup. I love it when the street sign, the paper map and the computer all have a...
Forum: Commuting 08-30-16, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 849
Posted By Leebo
Lots of work to do your own. The screws won't...

Lots of work to do your own. The screws won't last on the pavement. Buy a good set of Nokians, Schwalbe or 45 North, could easily get 5-10 years out of a set. I have 5 and 6 years on some of my...
Forum: Touring 08-30-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,711
Posted By Leebo
I use a velcro wrap from the down tube to the...

I use a velcro wrap from the down tube to the wheel. Keeps it from rolling. New England doesn't lack from trees on which to lean said bike. YRMV.
Forum: Winter Cycling 08-30-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 65,458
Posted By Leebo
^^^^ Such a much better idea. Try Nokian, 45...

^^^^ Such a much better idea. Try Nokian, 45 North and Schwalbe for starters. I have nokians going on for 5 and 6 years old. Cost effective over the long run.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-30-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 591
Posted By Leebo
How long have you been riding? Yes it can be hard...

How long have you been riding? Yes it can be hard at times. Try taking it to a bike shop to get it fit to you and make sure everything is working ok. Tire pressure? Ride, rest, repeat. Cross train at...
Forum: Commuting 08-29-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,126
Posted By Leebo
OP. Change your habits. Take the lane when...

OP. Change your habits. Take the lane when needed. Try some blinky lights front and rear 24/7. Got a mirror? Start there.
Forum: Touring 08-29-16, 08:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,660
Posted By Leebo
Broke a zip tie on one of my rear rack bags....

Broke a zip tie on one of my rear rack bags. Replaced. Broke my will after I got to the campground and the store had closed. Cold beer but no ice, big issues. Pedaled 70 miles over 11 or so hours....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-29-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,343
Posted By Leebo
But golf is not even a sport. What other " sport"...

But golf is not even a sport. What other " sport" do you get to drive around in a cart and drink beers?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-29-16, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 837
Posted By Leebo
I feel let down, where is the long story? Are we...

I feel let down, where is the long story? Are we supposed to add our own?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-29-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,371
Posted By Leebo
Maybe the OP just has short legs? 6'4" here no...

Maybe the OP just has short legs? 6'4" here no issues on any bike. Plenty of the newer "gravel" or adventure bikes have sloping top tubes.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,591
Posted By Leebo
Works for police officers directing traffic. Hand...

Works for police officers directing traffic. Hand out, open, at a 45 degree angle to the ground.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,591
Posted By Leebo
Already there, plus I use a hand signal.

Already there, plus I use a hand signal.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-19-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 838
Posted By Leebo
Usb rechargeable, they make rechargeable...

Usb rechargeable, they make rechargeable batteries too.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-19-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Leebo
End goal? Better stopping power? Go bigger. Tried...

End goal? Better stopping power? Go bigger. Tried motorcycle/moped stuff?
Forum: Touring 08-18-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 932
Posted By Leebo
Here in the Boston, MA area I use 3 layers for...

Here in the Boston, MA area I use 3 layers for cold rides. Base layer, thin or medium weight wool, wool sweater and then a wind or waterproof layer as needed.
Forum: Commuting 08-18-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Leebo
Planet bike. Mine have lasted for years on 3...

Planet bike. Mine have lasted for years on 3 different bikes.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Leebo
You should use new springs every time new pads...

You should use new springs every time new pads are put in. Get a new LBS, new springs come with new pads in the box.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-18-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,060
Posted By Leebo
Seems like just about the right number( I have 10)

Seems like just about the right number( I have 10)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-18-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,060
Posted By Leebo
And bourbon. Like 100+ bottles.

And bourbon. Like 100+ bottles.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,409
Posted By Leebo
Yikes! I done have non reding undastandun. My...

Yikes! I done have non reding undastandun. My bad. I convert everyone to tubeless. Strangers on the street. Random people changing tires on bikes etc. Little bit harsh ehh? Want me to start a patch...
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