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Forum: Commuting
10-16-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By phughes

I agree. Saddlesores are usually caused by a...

I agree. Saddlesores are usually caused by a seat that is too high. Not always but usually. Given the fact the OP is getting them on one side, it further confirms that idea.
09-28-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By phughes

Huh... I guess I have simply been living the myth...

Huh... I guess I have simply been living the myth then. My seat is comfortable, all day, even on weeks long tours, even on 70 mile days. No padded shorts. I guess I will simply have to adjust to the...
09-27-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 878
Posted By phughes

Why? You didn't give the OP a break.

Why? You didn't give the OP a break.
08-27-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,716
Posted By phughes

It would be just as easy to sketch the five...

It would be just as easy to sketch the five minute ride on a piece of paper.
08-27-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,716
Posted By phughes

Those who ride five minutes.

Those who ride five minutes.
08-26-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,909
Posted By phughes

With that amount of riding, on your Saturday wash...

With that amount of riding, on your Saturday wash day, be sure to check the condition if your cassette, chain and chainwheels. Check your tires for wear as well. You may want to check your brake...
08-26-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,063
Posted By phughes

What? No squats, push-up, and wind sprints? It...

What? No squats, push-up, and wind sprints? It seems to be the thing to do these days.
08-25-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,086
Posted By phughes

After a steep hill climb, I get off the bike, do...

After a steep hill climb, I get off the bike, do 30 pushups, then 3 reps of 25 squats, then finish my five minute bike ride.
08-25-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,735
Posted By phughes

The answer is to buy lighter weight bottle cages,...

The answer is to buy lighter weight bottle cages, to compensate.
08-23-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,735
Posted By phughes

We may need more. ...

We may need more.
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08-09-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,119
Posted By phughes

Guaranteed your seat is too high, for you. Don't...

Guaranteed your seat is too high, for you. Don't play around. You will do permanent damage if you leave it like this. Drop your seat height 5 to 10 mm. Go to Steve Hogg's site and read his articles...
08-07-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,119
Posted By phughes

No, perineum pain is generally caused by too...

No, perineum pain is generally caused by too great of reach, or a seat that is too high. Many "professional" fitters place the seat too high because they reply on numbers and rules, instead of...
07-25-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,599
Posted By phughes

I have a recommendation. Perineum pain/numbness...

I have a recommendation. Perineum pain/numbness is usually a result of a seat height that is too high, or too great of reach. Most likely your seat height is too high. If both are too great, it will...
Forum: Touring
07-14-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By phughes

Well, lets see, in a Warbonnet Blackbird, you...

Well, lets see, in a Warbonnet Blackbird, you sleep diagonally across the hammock, which uses a foot box, and extended area on the right end of the hammock for your feet. That means you lie basically...
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,501
Posted By phughes

I do a lot of work on cruise ships. Cougars are a...

I do a lot of work on cruise ships. Cougars are a danger there as well.
Forum: Touring
07-03-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By phughes

On my last two tours, I used the hammock 100...

On my last two tours, I used the hammock 100 percent of the time, with the exception of one night when I got a hotel. I had set the hammock up as a bivy, but was within 50 feet of some train tracks,...
06-24-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,977
Posted By phughes

Sorry, I was traveling when you wrote this. I go...

Sorry, I was traveling when you wrote this. I go for snug when measuring. That being said, stop measuring and using formulae! You have an issue, and have used the "numbers." They are simply a...
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By phughes

Take a look at the app, WikiCamps. I used it on a...

Take a look at the app, WikiCamps. I used it on a tour two years ago, and ended up using its maps for my daily routing as well. It allowed my phone to function with GPS only when I had no cell...
05-27-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,165
Posted By phughes

Ironic.

Ironic.
05-27-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,691
Posted By phughes

I just don't see a cover like this working well...

I just don't see a cover like this working well on a bicycle seat. On a motorcycle, with minimal air, the AirHawk is quite comfortable. ON a motorcycle seat though, your thighs are supported by some...
05-26-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,562
Posted By phughes

New to sarcasm? :lol:

New to sarcasm? :lol:
05-26-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,562
Posted By phughes

FTFY :thumb:

FTFY :thumb:
05-26-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,839
Posted By phughes

Well, they don't call you "Veganbikes," for...

Well, they don't call you "Veganbikes," for nothing. :lol:
05-23-21, 01:38 PM
05-20-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,449
Posted By phughes

Your doctor said you could probably ride, if you...

Your doctor said you could probably ride, if you took it easy, and didn't feel any sharp pains. Did you feel sharp pains? If so, stop. If you want to ride a little, put it in a very easy gear, and...
05-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,295
Posted By phughes

Moving the saddle forward places MORE weight on...

Moving the saddle forward places MORE weight on your hands. That is the exact opposite of what you should do. Saddle setback should be set so that, while pedaling at a decent power level, but not...
05-15-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,148
Posted By phughes

There are plenty of bike specific posts there....

There are plenty of bike specific posts there. The people on that forum, as a whole, are better equipped to answer your question. There all types of bike tourers there, some that use traditional...
Forum: Touring
05-14-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,244
Posted By phughes

Yeah, the Novara, out of the ones you list.

Yeah, the Novara, out of the ones you list.
05-14-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By phughes

As long as they have a bell, all is well.

As long as they have a bell, all is well.
05-12-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,977
Posted By phughes

These are not wild claims. Read the links I...

These are not wild claims. Read the links I posted from Hogg's website. Also check out Bikefitmaes on Instagram. Also check out this page: https://neillsbikefit.com.au/?page_id=364 Here is a quote...
05-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,977
Posted By phughes

No, your saddle is too high for you. Guaranteed....

No, your saddle is too high for you. Guaranteed. A person can adapt more easily to a lower saddle, with no issues, than a too high saddle, which can, and will cause issues with your back. knees, and...
05-10-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,921
Posted By phughes

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05-09-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,769
Posted By phughes

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05-06-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,577
Posted By phughes

The only scorn has been based on the fact the OP...

The only scorn has been based on the fact the OP asked a question, then got upset when he got answers that didn't fit his predetermined answer.
05-04-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,073
Posted By phughes

Gee, will we get another five pages without the...

Gee, will we get another five pages without the OP ever showing up again. Seriously, these nonsense posts are getting tiresome.
05-04-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,210
Posted By phughes

I am aware of what some people do regarding tire...

I am aware of what some people do regarding tire pressure. I was speaking to the OP's issue of a harsh ride. Most likely his tires are over inflated. It simply one thing to check. Even putting wider...
05-04-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,577
Posted By phughes

Not even close to the same thing.

Not even close to the same thing.
05-03-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,577
Posted By phughes

You got the most helpful response in the very...

You got the most helpful response in the very first reply, by cxwrench. He said, "No."

You said you already know all the tricks. Why would someone try to give you advice? You don't need it, and...
05-03-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,399
Posted By phughes

I absolutely detest those racks. As someone who...

I absolutely detest those racks. As someone who worked in a glass shop, there is no way I would put a rack on the back glass. Such a bad idea.
05-02-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,210
Posted By phughes

I always simply wear tires out, then replace....

I always simply wear tires out, then replace. Saddles are more important to me. I do prefer specific tires, but I hate throwing away a perfectly good tire. If the tire is really riding rough, check...
04-28-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,583
Posted By phughes

I bought a pair of their sunglasses for riding...

I bought a pair of their sunglasses for riding back in 2015. They came with different lenses, including clear. They worked great for the bike. Sadly, my wife just broke them recently. I was just now...
04-28-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By phughes

Many people deal with leg length discrepancies,...

Many people deal with leg length discrepancies, without using clipless pedals, and without the ability to use shims. Setting seat height for the shorter leg can work for them.
04-21-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,797
Posted By phughes

Take your time and don't overdo it. The seat you...

Take your time and don't overdo it. The seat you have may be okay for you, after you get a few miles under your belt. I would stay away from a memory foam saddle. Generally speaking, a softer saddle...
Forum: Touring
04-17-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 52,504
Posted By phughes

Never ending thread because you resurrected it,...

Never ending thread because you resurrected it, by responding to a thread that had its last post two years ago. :rolleyes:
04-12-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,812
Posted By phughes

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04-11-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By phughes

You should have went with the other one.

You should have went with the other one.
04-11-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By phughes

If you use Boeshield, it won't wash off by simply...

If you use Boeshield, it won't wash off by simply rising with water. I used Boeshield on my motorcycle this Winter, and hosed it down after riding to get the salt off before putting it in the garage....
04-11-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 906
Posted By phughes

The reducer goes on the inside of the receiver,...

The reducer goes on the inside of the receiver, there would be no need for a longer bolt.
04-09-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By phughes

If you like the bike, and the gearing is...

If you like the bike, and the gearing is appropriate for where you ride, I wouldn't worry about any of those things. You won't notice any frictional losses unless you ride it, then quickly convert it...
04-08-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By phughes

Old Wobbly treated you well. How you find a...

Old Wobbly treated you well. How you find a replacement that you enjoy as much.
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