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Fingerless Cycling Gloves and Hacks

Old 11-29-23, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by rsbob
When riding in cold weather, like today - 34*, rather than removing my booties, I peal them back and put the shoes over a heating vent which dries the shoes completely and no wrestling the booties back on over the well worn cleats.
I hope thatís 34 not -34
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Old 11-29-23, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
I hope thatís 34 not -34
Oops, definitely not minus. Thatís for our friends up in Canada and the arctic.
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Old 11-29-23, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
I used to carry a gold card when they were all the rage. Both of my current credit cards are green. Damn tree huggers!

Is there a shoe removal hack for shoes with laces?
Tie them like this and you'll save 4 seconds every time:

side benefit of no granny knots if you train yourself the right way, which makes untying less prone to knotting.
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Originally Posted by jadmt
a guy could get pretty banged and broken up practicing crashing.....tuck and rolling hurts at 30mph on pavement or dirt.....
We did it on the grass at a local park, riding beater bikes and knocking each other off. But yeah, you can only fight instinct so much.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
Unbuckle your chin strap before trying to remove a helmet. Things go much smoother.

Use the best chain lube: NFS.

Use a beltl instead of saying ďOn your left!Ē.

Ride Gatirskinz to eliminate flats.

Ti is the best frame material.

Donít carry anything on a front rack.


Donít waste your money on Rapha apparel.

And for the love of Pete, tie your jacket to your frame.

Did I miss anything?
Red is the fastest color?
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