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Forum: Mountain Biking 08-08-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,032
Posted By akbiker
I could be wrong but you got the tires on the...

I could be wrong but you got the tires on the wrong wheels. If you put the rear tire on the rear wheel it might help the climbing:thumb:. Also the tire you have the rear wheel is directional and you...
Forum: Recreational & Family 04-30-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,921
Posted By akbiker
I have taken both my children biking before the...

I have taken both my children biking before the age of one using there car seat strapped into our burley trailer. This way the car seat in doing to protecting. I strap the car seat in backwards just...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-08-09, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By akbiker
yeah I actually have a guy who has ridden it 6...

yeah I actually have a guy who has ridden it 6 times and won it once training me and he will be crewing it for me. just looking for other thoughts. thanks so much for the link and encouragement.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-07-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By akbiker
advice for long distance

I plan to ride the Fireweed 400 here in AK this summer. 400 miles 28,000 ft total elevation gain. this will be my first really long ride (more than about 80 miles). looking for any tips/trick or...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-11-07, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,666
Posted By akbiker
cut a hole in front of your mouth. I put a hole...

cut a hole in front of your mouth. I put a hole in mine about the size of a quarter right in front of my mouth. I just blow through it. so far good to 0 degrees F.
Forum: Commuting 12-03-07, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By akbiker
I have only ever had one flat before this. so I...

I have only ever had one flat before this. so I think I would only try tubeless as an experiment.

I found some sharp edges on the rim around the valve hole. I filed them off and tried switching...
Forum: Commuting 12-01-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By akbiker
the hole is a little large for the presta valve,...

the hole is a little large for the presta valve, but have used presta in this rim for about 5 years no problems. The only thing I can think is maybe these tires ride different and cause more stress...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-30-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By akbiker
3 flats, 1 month, help

I also posted this commuting, but I thought you guys may have some winter specific ideas.

I bought some used nokian hakka 300 studded tires for winter riding here in Alaska. I love them, but i...
Forum: Commuting 11-30-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By akbiker
3 flats 1 month with studs, somebody help

I bought some used nokian hakka 300 studded tires for winter riding here in Alaska. I love them, but i keep getting flats in the same place over and over, 3 times so far. After about 10 miles my...
Forum: Commuting 09-16-07, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By akbiker
What's with the animals I hit a cat

so what is with hitting little animals.

I was riding my usual route to school through a residential area; I saw a cat on the curb so decided to yell to scare it away. Instead of running away, the...
Forum: Commuting 08-27-07, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By akbiker
well I do landscape construction. I have a 14...

well I do landscape construction. I have a 14 mile RT. I take the bus half way and bike the last 3.5 mi. I only take the bike to the dump truck I drive during the work day. This gives me option to...
Forum: Commuting 08-27-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,836
Posted By akbiker
discs aren't all they are cracked up to be...

discs aren't all they are cracked up to be especially for commuting and touring. they make selecting racks, fenders and things more difficult because of the limited selections available. also I have...
Forum: Commuting 08-14-07, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By akbiker
yeah I also have the topeak explorer disc. I...

yeah I also have the topeak explorer disc. I carry one or two panniers with it and so far I love it. really sturdy. I have carried about 30-40 lbs with no problem. It looks funny from the back...
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