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    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...
  2. Thread: Dogs!!

    by Rootman
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    As you can tell from the myriad responses above...

    As you can tell from the myriad responses above there is no simple or universal answer to this issue. Multipronged plan of attack is on order then.

    Try the simplest and cheapest solution to the...
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    I have a Roam as well, I have a pair of Shimano...

    I have a Roam as well, I have a pair of Shimano PDT400 Clickr Pedal on mine and ride with Nashbar Ragster II Cycling Sandals. This combo really works well for me. You will not gain much in...
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    What ahppened here? That little crack threw him...

    What ahppened here? That little crack threw him off his ride?
  5. Beat me to it, jacka55. Corner Gas is my all...

    Beat me to it, jacka55. Corner Gas is my all time favorite.
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    Combination, when needed I take the lane if I...

    Combination, when needed I take the lane if I feel that cars will pass too close because the road is narrow or a driver may try and pass in an unsafe area like a hill or curve. Taking the lane lets...
  7. Like others have said, it should be no issue, the...

    Like others have said, it should be no issue, the only caveat is dropping it while trying to hook them up, which could damage either YOU or the bike. I've seen some people using simple hoists in...
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    Yep, keeps the sun from my hands, protects me...

    Yep, keeps the sun from my hands, protects me from skinning them up if I fall and the gel helps keep my hands from tingling quite so much. I just use Mechanix work gloves from Home Depot. They last...
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    That's funny right there. I've soaked a pad...

    That's funny right there.

    I've soaked a pad for a bit in alcohol but never lit it. I'd advise having some replacements on hand in case this goes south. Personally I just wash the bike with a...
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    Same here, some would argue that it negates some...

    Same here, some would argue that it negates some of the benefits of the cycle shorts but it works for me. Just be sure to wear them as underwear and not other garment under them.
  11. Thread: Gastric sleeve

    by Rootman
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    I'm about 5 years out VSG. Weighed 400+ lbs and...

    I'm about 5 years out VSG. Weighed 400+ lbs and got down to 200 and rebounded to 220. It's the single best thing that I have ever done for myself.

    A few answers:

    What can you eat? Anything...
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    I forgot to add, during the speech the...

    I forgot to add, during the speech the professional Social Engineer said almost to a person the first thing out of any victims mouth was either "I didn't think it would happen to me!" or "Why me? I...
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    Not necessarily, we had a guy come in one place I...

    Not necessarily, we had a guy come in one place I was attending a party that promoted safety and specialized in "Social Engineering". We were having a little soirée before hand, we didn't know who...
  14. Thread: Got hit today.

    by Rootman
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    This rates a bookmark for sure! Thanks for...

    This rates a bookmark for sure! Thanks for posting this info Isaac.

    I have not had a claim in a bike accident but have had for a motorcycle accident, I came out way ahead by going through a...
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    Remember, "personal" details also extend to plans...

    Remember, "personal" details also extend to plans and issues that take you outside of home. Given enough data someone could harvest enough information about you to learn where you live, perhaps even...
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    It really shouldn't be, unless you are like me...

    It really shouldn't be, unless you are like me and have a very small nostrils. I've heard it repeated in many sports, "in through the nose and out through the mouth". It's also supposed to help keep...
  17. +111 on the suggestion for Ergon grips too, while...

    +111 on the suggestion for Ergon grips too, while the ones that came originally on my Giant where large compared to most getting some Ergons that were larger really helped out with tingling in my...
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    Yep, been there done that. Luckily I didn't get...

    Yep, been there done that. Luckily I didn't get stung the time the bee / wasp flew into my mouth. Been stung in the head when the little bugger flew into my helmet vent and on the arm as the bug...
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    That's about the ONLY improvement I've seen, and...

    That's about the ONLY improvement I've seen, and that was during the first year of returning to cycling about 5 years ago.
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    So any other slow pokes here?

    With all due respect to those of you that can keep a fast pace and climb hills with aplomb! I salute you. I am NOT one of you.

    I have nearing over 4 years of GPS data that I have collected of...
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    This ^^^ Love that trigger on the can now too,...

    This ^^^

    Love that trigger on the can now too, so much easier than the hold button type. Preparation is the most important, technique is a close second.
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    Been doing that for years. And I've done and...

    Been doing that for years. And I've done and seen done rattle can paint jobs much better than some factory jobs or crappy powder coats.

    Quality paint and good prep and you should have a good...
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    As one other poster points out using a phone with...

    As one other poster points out using a phone with the GPS and screen on all the time sucks the batteries down very, very quickly. I too have an iPhone 6 and I use a Garmin Edge 200 which does...
  24. They should be able to but sometime will not. The...

    They should be able to but sometime will not. The closest call I've ever experienced was because of this. I hit a T intersection with a stop on all 3 legs, I hit exactly the same time as another...
  25. Ever been on to Lake Bella Vista? It's really a...

    Ever been on to Lake Bella Vista? It's really a pretty nice section of trail from the Bville sq north, well, except for the section next to NW A ST going past the sewer plant!

    You're lucky to...
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