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    "Clipless" pedals that you clip in to?

    "Clipless" pedals that you clip in to?
  2. To the OPs question: sure. Ride what ya got,...

    To the OPs question: sure. Ride what ya got, what you want. I've seen plenty of guy and gals around here riding them all over the place.

    I ridden beach cruisers and hybrids on the roads for...
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    Not sure what the original poster is wanting I...

    Not sure what the original poster is wanting I also ride alone.

    I use regular hand signals when riding if on the road to indicate change of direction and slowing / stopping. I strongly suspect...
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    Did the same thing once, only it was just the...

    Did the same thing once, only it was just the pedal that sheered off. I was fortunate that is was just a few miles though.
  5. Guess what TV shows these are from. What about...

    Guess what TV shows these are from.

    What about Naomi?

    What did Brenda's mom want to tell her?
  6. I check before every ride. I have my electric...

    I check before every ride. I have my electric compressor sitting right there and the bike hangs on a stand so it takes seconds.

    The volume of air in a bike tire is pretty small, dropping a few...
  7. As others have stated if you're going to be...

    As others have stated if you're going to be tooling around in the brambles in tight spaces a hose would come undone when snagged on something quite a bit easier than a cable.

    Having said that I...
  8. I was too but it was super easy, I just hated the...

    I was too but it was super easy, I just hated the possibilty of ruining $50+ worth of bar grips and finding it wouldn't work. I drilled it from the inside using a piece of 2x4 as a backup. Cleaned...
  9. Well, an update on my Ergon GP5 grips. I...

    Well, an update on my Ergon GP5 grips.

    I finally found a site that would contact me back to make sure that I got the correct length grips and ordered them. fairly good price too.

    I used a 5/8"...
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    I have a bike with hydro disc brakes and love...

    I have a bike with hydro disc brakes and love them. I do not need them, I seldom ride when raining and hardly ever cross any water. I like them because they stop on a dime and take considerably...
  11. Nope, they have the SMALLS and only the LARGES in...

    Nope, they have the SMALLS and only the LARGES in the gripshift version only. if found 'em at another site. I had to specifically ask if the were the full sized or gripshift types.
  12. Thanks! Now to find somewhere that sells them. ...

    Thanks! Now to find somewhere that sells them. I see all kinds of places offering them for sale but don't differentiate between the grip shift, grip shift on only one side and standard. I see all...
  13. Anyone have any experience with Ergon GP5 grips?

    Looking to get something with a horn to allow varied hand placement. The Ergon GP5 look like just the ticket.

    I can't determine form the manufacturers manual or pictures online if they wold allow...
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    Wear what you want, if your comfy then t'ell with...

    Wear what you want, if your comfy then t'ell with what everyone else thinks.

    I wear bike shorts under cargo shaorts, I'm too fat and lumpy to just sport around bike shorts. I DO wear a jersey....
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    GOOD gloves yes, average or cheap gloves NO. ...

    GOOD gloves yes, average or cheap gloves NO. Feminine hands TEND to not be as blocky or fingers as even in length as a mans. I know my wife had a hell of a time with "generic" or mens gloves, the...
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    I have a Roam 2 as well, a 2014 and love it! I...

    I have a Roam 2 as well, a 2014 and love it! I had a flat and after going through about 6 tubes from the LBS that all failed around the stem I bought these tubes from Amazon and am still on the...
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    I'm a senior and I to wear them. Hi viz jersey...

    I'm a senior and I to wear them. Hi viz jersey for visibility. Let's face it, we're invisible to a lot of drivers any way, so perhaps bright yellow just might get their attention. And as most of the...
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    Wow, another one of those posts ? :) I have...

    Wow, another one of those posts ? :)

    I have hydro disc brakes on mine and love them. The rim brakes on my previous ride were very good, these just seem better and take less effort to pull,...
  19. Some good answers here already, and some rhetoric...

    Some good answers here already, and some rhetoric too.

    All I can do is throw in my experience. I have a Giant Roam with a suspension fork. I can lock it out, but when I do my kidneys, back and...
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    Luckily nothing at a higher speed. Was cycling...

    Luckily nothing at a higher speed. Was cycling down the street, broad daylight, bright yellow jersey, taking the lane. A mini van on my right wanting to make a left turn on the street I was on,...
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    Use rubbing alcohol and a clean rag and wipe down...

    Use rubbing alcohol and a clean rag and wipe down the rotors. Test it, if it still needs a lot of pressure than take it in to the shop and have them bleed the brakes, there may be an air bubble in...
  22. Thread: Slow roll

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    That describes my NORMAL bike pace exactly. I...

    That describes my NORMAL bike pace exactly. I just don't care to go fast much. Unless it's down a hill I just pump away at my normal slow pace, enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and when I can...
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    I use a hitch rack so no issues there. I did...

    I use a hitch rack so no issues there. I did however see a fellow biker pulling into a parking structure with a bike on his roof rack, I was pretty far away spotted him and started to shout and wave...
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    The only reason that I use SPDs is teh fact that...

    The only reason that I use SPDs is teh fact that I have a bit of neuropathy in my feet. I just can't feel where my foot is on the pedal without looking down, and I have to look down a LOT. Without...
  25. This, Dell and other big makers constantly make...

    This, Dell and other big makers constantly make their stuff just slightly incompatable, enough so that even if it DOES run it might pose problems later. Me, I'd do another total build, at most I...
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