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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-25-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Rootman
I have my Ergon GP5 grips that way. And like as...

I have my Ergon GP5 grips that way. And like as was mentioned already, so I can occasionally sit more upright. I have nagging back problems and hand issues. For the most part I keep them on the...
Forum: Touring 05-13-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By Rootman
I had the Shimano PD-M545 DH/BMX that...

I had the Shimano PD-M545 DH/BMX that Biketouringhobo mentions. Very serviceable as platforms or with SPD cleats. I traded them for something else as I was having trouble with getting connected. In...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-13-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Rootman
Worse yet is when it's uphill AND windy. ...

Worse yet is when it's uphill AND windy. Thanksgiving 2014 started off as a beautiful mild day. I decided to bike to the families get together. When I had planned on setting out all of a sudden...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-11-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 955
Posted By Rootman
Shouldn't you look EVERY time because that's...

Shouldn't you look EVERY time because that's where you are heading your car? I was taught look right, then left then right again and follow through as you pull out. Too many people don't look past...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-11-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,531
Posted By Rootman
About 40, although that was on a cheap magnet...

About 40, although that was on a cheap magnet style speedo. Going down a steep hill, tried to keep the speed down but the brakes started to smell awful hot. Nervous as hell too because there was...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-11-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,523
Posted By Rootman
Those are hilarious! I take back every bad thing...

Those are hilarious! I take back every bad thing I've said about our local MUPs.

The "tunnel" is priceless, it works in any Road Runner cartoon doesn't it? At least for the Road Runner, the...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-11-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Rootman
You can always drag your feet :) I also...

You can always drag your feet :)

I also think that it's the amount of rubber tire that meets the ground, there simply isn't enough area to create enough friction to stop.
Forum: Southeast 05-11-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Rootman
NW Arkansas Razorback Greenway - possible closure in 2 spots some time soon??

It's been a real pleasure for me living only a few miles from just about smack dab in the center of the Greenways length.

Just a heads up. There are two road construction projects going on that...
Forum: Touring 05-04-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rootman
I've got 4 years of GPS data, average speed over...

I've got 4 years of GPS data, average speed over about 7000 miles? 10MPH. Mostly paved trail riding and about 30% road. Regular hybrid bike, just short trips. I suck so much at it. Although it's...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,230
Posted By Rootman
I think I saw a small black bear in NW Arkansas a...

I think I saw a small black bear in NW Arkansas a few years back. I had just pumped up a hill and was wheezing and panting looking down a bit. I glanced up just in time to see a large, black, short...
Forum: Touring 05-03-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rootman
I hope they further the improvements too, one...

I hope they further the improvements too, one that they are going to open soon (relative term in road construction) is the section that goes through the The Greens on Blossom Way, they just widened...
Forum: Touring 05-02-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rootman
Most of all my near misses were during the week...

Most of all my near misses were during the week usually in the evening, so there is a LOT more traffic, and usually they are people anxious to get home after an aggravating day of work. Most weekends...
Forum: Commuting 05-02-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rootman
Started hearing a faint click at 3 o'clock on the...

Started hearing a faint click at 3 o'clock on the right pedal last year early spring, got worse in the summer. No other issues just annoying. I tightened every bold I could find, tried different...
Forum: Touring 05-02-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rootman
Hi guys and gals! I was off the forum over...

Hi guys and gals! I was off the forum over winter due to some work issues. I spotted this thread and had to chime in. I road the length of it almost every weekend last summer. It's a cinch for a...
Forum: Introductions 04-07-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Rootman
Welcome to the forum. A quick Google produced...

Welcome to the forum. A quick Google produced this page: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=th&u=http://sunsonicthai.tripod.com/bike.htm&prev=search It looks like perhaps it's just a...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 10-12-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By Rootman
Looks pretty dorky to me. I especially don't...

Looks pretty dorky to me. I especially don't like how the seat post is connected to the frame.

Whatever happened to the guy who was making bike frames out of one large circle a few years ago? ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-23-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By Rootman
I had almost the same situation, although it was...

I had almost the same situation, although it was at a crossing with a crosswalk light and I had the light. A goof in an SUV wasn't looking and kept coming even though his light was red. He looked...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-23-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,057
Posted By Rootman
Well, this is embarrassing. :p I tightened...

Well, this is embarrassing. :p

I tightened everything. I tried 3 different pedals. I put Teflon tape on the pedal threads. I actually busted a brand new Click-R pedal tightening the end cap...
Forum: Foo 09-15-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By Rootman
Actually Benton is in central Arkansas. NW...

Actually Benton is in central Arkansas. NW Arkansas is further north and west.
Forum: Commuting 09-14-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,338
Posted By Rootman
Like many others here I have neck issues, too...

Like many others here I have neck issues, too many whiplashes have left my neck kinda stiff, a mirror keeps me from having to turn my neck painfully. I use a Miricycle mirror. I do however have...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-14-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By Rootman
I am surprised no one suggested that you visit a...

I am surprised no one suggested that you visit a local bike shop, especially if it's one with lots and lots of old bikes stacked around, You might be able to pick up a bargain.
Forum: Foo 09-14-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By Rootman
Check out NW Arkansas, it's even more beautiful.

Check out NW Arkansas, it's even more beautiful.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-06-15, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,057
Posted By Rootman
Please re-read the first post, as I stated it...

Please re-read the first post, as I stated it does NOT happen when I pedal with just the left pedal, and if it was hitting the chainstay or kickstand it would happen all the time. I also stated I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-05-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,057
Posted By Rootman
Well, this is aggravating. I had to take a break...

Well, this is aggravating. I had to take a break for a few weeks due to work issues. I rode tonight and it's still there.

I swapped the pedals out with the original flats that came with the bike...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,057
Posted By Rootman
Click in pedal? But it's not?

This is the third set of pedals I've had on my Roam 2. All of them seem to have a click that is the right pedal when it hits the 3 o'clock position. I can feel and hear it. It's not really loud or...
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