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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-25-16, 05:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 566
Posted By digibud
I can't take more aspirin than I do but I'd like...

I can't take more aspirin than I do but I'd like to find a cure. The other night I was at a concert in a tent with folks using folding chairs...very relaxed..when I tried to get a photo by kneeling...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-20-16, 11:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,563
Posted By digibud
wow. my advice? don't go! I say that tongue in...

wow. my advice? don't go! I say that tongue in cheek but I'd never make that ride. We wait till evening if the temperature is much over 75F...I'll ride if it's 80F but my wife won't... :) Too HOT! ...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By digibud
Standover has squat to do with fit. It used to be...

Standover has squat to do with fit. It used to be an indicator when bikes had straight top tubes but virtually none do now. 58cm is really big for somebody your height but NOT an impossible fit....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By digibud
there's plenty of info out there but as good as...

there's plenty of info out there but as good as it is for road, for mtn it's even better. A "real" tubeless rim and tire combo makes is much easier but with mtn rims you can "ghetto" it for almost...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By digibud
Another tubeless win

Thought I'd lost a glove and road back looking for it and not paying close attention to the road. Heard a pop but didn't think much of it. Later my riding partner commented on my tire being very low....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-12-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,157
Posted By digibud
I always give the same advice. Listen to your...

I always give the same advice. Listen to your loved ones and then make up your own damned mind. If I told my wife I was selling her bike she'd very quickly let me know she was thinking of selling my...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-05-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By digibud
Manitou Springs, eh? I used to take my hang...

Manitou Springs, eh? I used to take my hang glider up the tram to a launch platform up there...nice flight, tricky launch :)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-05-16, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By digibud
I recognize the bike's isocoupler is probably a...

I recognize the bike's isocoupler is probably a factor...but in general...When you are bouncing then you're spinning too fast for your ability to spin in circles. If you were able to spin in circles,...
Forum: Winter Cycling 07-03-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,466
Posted By digibud
Winter cycling is all about layers. When you head...

Winter cycling is all about layers. When you head out you have two choices. You can start out comfortably and after 15min or so remove a layer and then after another 30min remove another layer...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By digibud
I can't speak to that frame. I have an SWorks but...

I can't speak to that frame. I have an SWorks but I can say that the cobl seat post is a very meaningful thing for chatter like chip seal roads. It won't smooth them out entirely but riding with vs...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By digibud
I tried the Bontrager blaster pump and CO2 with...

I tried the Bontrager blaster pump and CO2 with some success on my Bontrager Lite tubeless tires with some success but it was always a battle and never a for sure thing. I finally broke down and got...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-03-16, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By digibud
Understand that for cycling to have any real...

Understand that for cycling to have any real impact you're going to need to put on serious miles and keep up a decent pace. Any start is good so keep it up and make cycling a regular part of your...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By digibud
Agreed

Wrenching your own sh*t also points you to upcoming trouble as when I heard my normally silent bike make a creak every revolution. After checking every possibility it turned out to be the wheel so I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-03-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,786
Posted By digibud
This is why I don't stop at stop signs: A car...

This is why I don't stop at stop signs: A car that weighs a ton needs to stop because if it doesn't somebody is apt to get hurt and we need to control that sh*t rolling at 40mph. Approaching a...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-03-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,935
Posted By digibud
Superb win for Cav and coming as it does toward...

Superb win for Cav and coming as it does toward what has to be near the end of his career it had to have been a huge first for him personally. As mountainous as this tour is going to be he'll have...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-02-16, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By digibud
Self wrenching advantage v disadvantage

I do most of my own wrenching and sometimes that works out well. Recently I removed a rear rack from my salsa Fargo and failed to notice that the disc brake was attached but the same bolt. I don't...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-02-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By digibud
three videos methods

here's a look at the big/big version of how to do it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_iwz8Gblgg

Here's a version of how to do it with the small/small version ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-01-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By digibud
a bit brief

For anyone needing to ask the question that response could be interpreted in quite a few ways. A bit too brief, don't you think?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-01-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,744
Posted By digibud
My Dewalt air compressor. We have 10 bikes...

My Dewalt air compressor. We have 10 bikes between my wife and I with most of them setup tubeless. I am forever swapping the non tubeless tires and changing tire pressure in the fat bikes for this or...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-01-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,744
Posted By digibud
yep

I use a DJI Osmo for video and it is controlled by my iphone and I have a handlbar holder for my iPhone6 Plus that I got from REI that works great.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-01-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,492
Posted By digibud
I will watch the entire thing, including team...

I will watch the entire thing, including team announcements and previews. I enjoy watching pro cycling and download most of the major races and will catch the Tour on NBCSN. My wife is out of town...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-26-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 231,268
Posted By digibud
sad to say...

First rule is to only use Kevlar bead tires, not wire bead. If they were wire bead, try a foldable tire. I find Conti Gatorskins easy to mount on any of my rims but must sadly tell you it may be the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By digibud
No. Not knowing the exact rim width you have, in...

No. Not knowing the exact rim width you have, in general most mtb bike rims that would come with 1.95 tires would be able to use anything from 1.5" to 2.25" tires. If I were you I'd be looking for...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By digibud
I would suggest you go to some of the tire...

I would suggest you go to some of the tire manufacturers web sites...Continental, Schwalbe, Kenda, etc and look over their specs. The tires you need will depend on more than just wanting a road...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-26-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 491
Posted By digibud
oven baked

+1 on that comment but my variation is to thoroughly clean the chain with Simple Green, then take the "clean" chain to the sink in a pan and rinse it while vigorously agitating it using Dawn...
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