Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

Type: Posts; User: Hangtownmatt; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.60 seconds.

  1. Check these out: ROK Straps - The Ultimate...

    Check these out:

    ROK Straps - The Ultimate Stretch Strap - Bacpack Stretch Strap

    Matt
  2. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,311

    I have a set with 9,000 commuting miles on them. ...

    I have a set with 9,000 commuting miles on them. They've been rotated front-to-back three times. In the first 2,000 miles I had four flats. I was disappointed. I was running the tires at full...
  3. Replies
    56
    Views
    2,443

    Schwalbe Marathon Supremes. 700 x 35. I think I...

    Schwalbe Marathon Supremes. 700 x 35. I think I paid $65 apiece. I currently have 8,500+ miles on the set commuting roughly 150-175 miles per week. I've rotated them front to back 3 times. In the...
  4. One year ago I had cataract surgery at age 56....

    One year ago I had cataract surgery at age 56. Technically, I was legally blind. Once cataracts start to ripen they ripen fast! Mine did anyhow. My Ophthalmologist did not think the multi-focal...
  5. Why does it have to fit under the helmet? I use...

    Why does it have to fit under the helmet? I use one of these and it works great!

    Treadley Helmet Hats

    Matt
  6. Replies
    29
    Views
    970

    I'm not familiar with the ACA product, but I use...

    I'm not familiar with the ACA product, but I use something that I'm sure is similar. I've been wearing one of these for two years and highly recommend them:

    Treadley Helmet Hats

    When...
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    683

    A problem with Brooks saddles, for some, is that...

    A problem with Brooks saddles, for some, is that they do not slide back far enough in the seat post clamp. And then, unknowingly, the persons sit bones are on top of the rear rail (frame). To test...
  8. Tarwheel - A couple small Velcro straps. The...

    Tarwheel - A couple small Velcro straps. The one's with a buckle on the end work great. I use these to secure my rather large U-lock to my rear rack. No rattles! Safe and secure.

    Matt
  9. Looigi - Not sure if you were responding to me or...

    Looigi - Not sure if you were responding to me or not, but if so I think you missed my point. And if you were responding to me ... where did I say I wore a kit and cycling shoes. I don't. This is...
  10. That's awesome!. I only did 639 solo miles and...

    That's awesome!. I only did 639 solo miles and am pleased with myself. 1,000+ with your wife? There shouuld be a badge for that :>) Just kidding. Wishing you both many more happy miles.

    Matt
  11. Replies
    74
    Views
    3,435

    This is kind of my pet peeve also. I think when...

    This is kind of my pet peeve also. I think when most people ask for a recommendation of the best, they really mean "best value".

    Matt
  12. Do I detect a bit of reverse beater-bike snobbery...

    Do I detect a bit of reverse beater-bike snobbery and a lack of ability to see outside of one's own box in a few of these posts? Not everyone rides their bicycle from home to the grocery store,...
  13. Davidwh - Check out this tread ...

    Davidwh - Check out this tread

    http://www.bikeforums.net/touring/711585-what-about-those-rootbeer-brown-trek-520-s.html

    It documents my experience with the 520. Unfortunately, I had to abandon...
  14. This has got to be the most ridiculous...

    This has got to be the most ridiculous description of steel frames characteristics I've ever heard or read.

    Matt
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    430

    Keep in mind that a suspended leather saddle like...

    Keep in mind that a suspended leather saddle like the B-17 will change shape as it ages; especially one used in the winter. If you ride it wet it will stretch fast. It's possible you need to make...
  16. Go with whichever one fits best! Matt

    Go with whichever one fits best!

    Matt
  17. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,245

    This is the best advice you are going to get. I,...

    This is the best advice you are going to get. I, however, like backpacks and have been using the Koki Vespa for the last few years. Here's a link to a thread I started when I first got it:
    ...
  18. Replies
    223
    Views
    9,678

    Duane, I have an '83 Nishiki Sport. I'm the...

    Duane,

    I have an '83 Nishiki Sport. I'm the original owner. A few years back I sunk a little bit of money into it. I updated the brakes, converted to from 27" to 700c, double to triple, new...
  19. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,453

    This is not a pull up. Palms facing is a chin up...

    This is not a pull up. Palms facing is a chin up and uses a different muscle group. Pull ups are much ... much harder.

    Matt
  20. I'm currently running a set of Schwalbe Marathon...

    I'm currently running a set of Schwalbe Marathon Supremes with 6,000+ miles. I had 5 flats in the 1st 2,000 miles. I was totally disappointed with the tires. For reasons unrelated to the flat...
  21. Replies
    133
    Views
    3,807

    I do not suggest a WalMart bike, but here's a...

    I do not suggest a WalMart bike, but here's a current thread in General Cycling on this forum, that you might be interested in:
    ...
  22. Replies
    144
    Views
    4,213

    I have a NiteRider 600. Been using it for a...

    I have a NiteRider 600. Been using it for a couple years. I commute year round, 5 days a week, and always in the dark very early in the morning. I run this light on the lowest setting (250...
  23. Replies
    47
    Views
    1,121

    Don't do this. Protect your eyes from sun, dirt,...

    Don't do this. Protect your eyes from sun, dirt, dust, cold, etc. My Ophthalmologist says when your eyes tear from the cold they are screaming! I always had good vision and never wore glasses on...
  24. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,027

    I just reread your original post and see you also...

    I just reread your original post and see you also wanted shortwave. Unfortunately this radio is AM/FM only.

    Matt
  25. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,027

    Research this little gem: ...

    Research this little gem:

    http://www.amazon.com/Sony-ICF-S10MK2-Pocket-Radio-Silver/dp/B00020S7XK

    How can you go wrong? I've been putting mine through almost daily use for the last 4 years. ...
Results 1 to 25 of 282
Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4