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Forum: Southern California 11-15-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,155
Posted By Mugre
You might have asked around. My understanding is...

You might have asked around. My understanding is the you're allowed, if safely done, to go through a red light that either isn't working or won't change because your bicycle won't trigger the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-24-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By Mugre
I put the Randonneurs in a 28 on my Townie bike. ...

I put the Randonneurs in a 28 on my Townie bike. I like it enough that I'm going to upgrade the tandem to the Voyagers (32s) soon.
Forum: Southern California 12-24-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By Mugre
I used to ride with the Wheelmen quite a bit but...

I used to ride with the Wheelmen quite a bit but drifted away from enthusiast cycling and into transportation/utility cycling only. Pam and Steve Bowen were my two best friends in the Wheelmen. All...
Forum: Southern California 03-23-13, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By Mugre
Don't speak for all experienced cyclists. I and...

Don't speak for all experienced cyclists. I and more than a few friends prefer Vista del Mar south of Playa del Rey to the bike path. Sandy curves, many, many jarring lips of broken concrete and...
Forum: Southern California 01-12-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mugre
Gong north, when you're in sight of the water, ...

Gong north, when you're in sight of the water, the predominant breeze, the northwesterly is against you. Heading south, it's giving you a push.

mugre
Forum: Southern California 12-08-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mugre
That bike tour sounds like a blast. I'd go in a...

That bike tour sounds like a blast. I'd go in a heartbeat. I've lived in Los Angeles all my life (55 years) and am a veteran of probably 25 trips to Tijuana, Ensenada, Tecate and points further...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 12-05-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,011
Posted By Mugre
I'll see you your flat bars and mention that the...

I'll see you your flat bars and mention that the admiral demanded risers. We're very fredly. My bars are above my seat and hers are the aformementioned risers.

Mugles
Forum: Commuting 10-06-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 727
Posted By Mugre
I get madder at the stupid things I see people on...

I get madder at the stupid things I see people on bikes doing.

Mugre
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-18-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,524
Posted By Mugre
What happens if the battery or electronics fail? ...

What happens if the battery or electronics fail? I know stuff gets more and more reliable but we still support 4.5 people through repairing failed electronic apparatus. Is there a mechanical,...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-09-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By Mugre
So I still haven't pulled the trigger on either...

So I still haven't pulled the trigger on either seat post but it occurs to me, if I get a 27.2 seatpost, the stoker's bars will need a shim as well, Yes?

Mugre
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-07-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By Mugre
I appreciate the input Mugre

I appreciate the input



Mugre
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-07-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By Mugre
Seatpost shims?

The seat tube on our T-50 is a 29.8. This is now a not common size. The stock post has poor adjustment for angle and I'm thinking of a new one. I also want a Thudbuster for the little engine that...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-04-12, 09:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 746
Posted By Mugre
Take online reviews, especially negative ones...

Take online reviews, especially negative ones with a grain of salt. My wife owns a service oriented business and has several bad reviews online that are complete fabrications by customers who were...
Forum: Southern California 05-30-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,208
Posted By Mugre
I've known Steve a long time--since way before he...

I've known Steve a long time--since way before he was a shop owner. I routinely go to P.V. from Culver City to give him my business but not because he's a bud from the old days or I get a hot...
Forum: Southern California 05-28-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mugre
+1 to taking more of the lane. When you ride on...

+1 to taking more of the lane. When you ride on the fog line (or in the door zone), you're encouraging your motor vehicle lane mates to squeeze by instead of waiting for the time when they can move...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-26-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Mugre
I find an absolute and direct relation to tire...

I find an absolute and direct relation to tire size and frequency of flats. In my case I found going up a tire size cheaper and easier than using expensive, just as heavy and poorer riding...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-24-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Mugre
Good call. A closer look showed the mounting...

Good call. A closer look showed the mounting marks for the child cranks on the stoker's seat tube.

thanks,

Mugre
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-23-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Mugre
First Post and first two questions

First post in tandems second post on bike forums. Used to follow the wreck.bikes* hierarchies on Usenet but have been away from enthusiast cycling for about 10 years.

The bike is a 98 Trek T-50...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-23-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,503
Posted By Mugre
No, No, No oil. Silicone or other dry...

No, No, No oil. Silicone or other dry lubricants. Oil attracts and holds grit and the grit adds friction and may prevent the pedal from releasing when you need it to. It also accelerates wear. I...
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