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04-26-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By debade

I had an enlarge prostate and had the Green Light...

I had an enlarge prostate and had the Green Light laser surgery. No issues biking. I hope all goes well with you!
04-18-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,720
Posted By debade

We loved this trip

We loved this trip
04-12-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,292
Posted By debade

Zoic or aerotech designs

Zoic or aerotech designs
04-04-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,720
Posted By debade

We just did a 30 mile ride Red Canyon trail...

We just did a 30 mile ride Red Canyon trail leading into Bryce Canyon National Park yesterday, on a bike path. In Zion National park we did a bike and hike. St George Utah has a great trail system....
03-28-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,871
Posted By debade

While I agree with the suggestion to ride as far...

While I agree with the suggestion to ride as far right as it is a clean, safe shoulder, I think you may not be riding in a position far enough in the lane to 'take the lane'. When you leave the...
03-21-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By debade

$30 @ Costco. Has mips. Not stylish but I think...

$30 @ Costco. Has mips. Not stylish but I think it will do the job https://costcofan.com/costco-bike-helmet/
03-12-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By debade

I use a helmet mirror. DW uses a handlebar...

I use a helmet mirror. DW uses a handlebar mounted one. It might be the Zefel. We both use the Garmin radar. For me, it is worth the investment.
03-06-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,484
Posted By debade

Most. Cyclist safety education unfortunately...

Most. Cyclist safety education unfortunately ended when the cyclist was 8 years old, unless they lived in a community that invested in SRTS. While most won’t watch the videos as the OP points out,...
03-05-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,484
Posted By debade

Assuming your description is right, it was a dumb...

Assuming your description is right, it was a dumb thing by the cyclist. But do you try to help all vehicle owners who do incorrect and perhaps illegal maneuvers? If you did, I expect a single...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-04-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By debade

I'll be as helpful as I can. I lived in...

I'll be as helpful as I can. I lived in Milwaukee for many years. I grew up in Detroit. You can't guarantee summer until July1 in eastern WI. For example, people can swim in Lake Michigan on the...
12-30-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By debade

Daughter who works at a health clinic got the...

Daughter who works at a health clinic got the Moderna a couple of days ago. If it was suppose stop her insulting me, it was not effective. Seriously, no problems with her and the co-workers she...
12-26-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,502
Posted By debade

I'm not sure my daughter is going to wait that...

I'm not sure my daughter is going to wait that long :)
12-06-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,028
Posted By debade

I think cities get a big benefit as do businesses...

I think cities get a big benefit as do businesses and universities. The Leagues audit and rating system, that are paid for by the city, brings the city into the management of their roads in a much...
12-06-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,028
Posted By debade

There is no doubt a local base is perhaps the...

There is no doubt a local base is perhaps the most important. But Portland and all the of the cities that work with the League do it because they also get a benefit. Portland continues to apply for...
09-21-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,028
Posted By debade

They are an outstanding organization. They offer...

They are an outstanding organization. They offer the Bicycle Friendly America program that includes Bicycle Friendly Community, Bicycle Friendly Business and Bicycle Friendly University. They set...
09-19-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,968
Posted By debade

It would be a tandem and the stocker would not...

It would be a tandem and the stocker would not have pedals. She would generously carry the load herself.
Forum: Commuting
09-16-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,383
Posted By debade

Ame answer but retired. I still bike commute as...

Ame answer but retired. I still bike commute as much as I can. Just not to work.
07-25-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By debade

There are two NGOs that provide some bicycle...

There are two NGOs that provide some bicycle training that I am aware. The league of American Bicyclist has a series of basic videos that will provide guidance. These are free. Cycle Savvy is the...
07-25-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By debade

My wife and I ride for recreation, commuting, and...

My wife and I ride for recreation, commuting, and touring. Our 35 year old daughter bikes mainly to commute. We do some recreational rides with her from time to time. Grandson too young now and...
07-22-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,191
Posted By debade

Cycling Savvy has a more sophisticated training...

Cycling Savvy has a more sophisticated training program for $50 right now. Their basic advice is take as much of the lane as you need to be safe from the door and the car wanting to pass. They...
07-20-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By debade

I DID IT! Typically not easy for me to say. ...

I DID IT! Typically not easy for me to say. Your words and photos were very helpful. It made the Park Tool youtube much easier to understand. I was making one major error by not putting the...
07-18-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,934
Posted By debade

I lived in CT for a couple of years. Made many...

I lived in CT for a couple of years. Made many good bicycling friends. But in general, I find the folks in CT to be the least friendly folks of the 5 states I have lived. I also found the...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,797
Posted By debade

Touring now. This is 1st of 9 days. left from...

Touring now. This is 1st of 9 days. left from home Vs flying somewhere. We feel safer in hotels. Having said that, hotel was not cleaned well. But less human contact than camp bathroom. We are...
05-29-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 995
Posted By debade

I do not have it at my finger tips but look up...

I do not have it at my finger tips but look up Open Street events. I think there is a NGO and definitely events in many cities. I hope our city gets motivated one day to do the same.
Forum: Touring
05-29-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By debade

I think you already got good advice. I only...

I think you already got good advice. I only watched a little of this youtube but I think it addresses your question https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alb4A8D6_co
05-26-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,699
Posted By debade

More and more states are adapting the Idaho Stop...

More and more states are adapting the Idaho Stop for signs and/or traffic lights. Look to see what your state's advocacy group is doing. And if the law is not moving forward to make stop signs and...
05-25-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,067
Posted By debade

I really like the Varia. The thing I like most...

I really like the Varia. The thing I like most is being able to focus more on what is in front of me. The audio provides plenty of time to get back in a good position to allow a vehicle to pass. I...
04-26-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By debade

My wife and I have been riding bikes together for...

My wife and I have been riding bikes together for about 45 years, touring and exercise. While dating, we rode from Detroit to Toronto. We always biked some before 1993 when our children were...
04-06-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By debade

I grew up in Detroit and was fortunate to watch...

I grew up in Detroit and was fortunate to watch him play many times. He will be remembered !
03-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By debade

I only cover my Brooks leather saddle. If I take...

I only cover my Brooks leather saddle. If I take one of my other bikes, the rain does not penetrate the saddle.

I am not concerned with the weather or doing anything special when I arrive since...
02-17-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,770
Posted By debade

Safety literature, from LAB, discourages sidewalk...

Safety literature, from LAB, discourages sidewalk bicycling. All the evidence I have read suggests it is more dangerous. Most of our bicycle safety training ended at the age of 7 when an adult let...
02-12-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By debade

I wanted to thank you all again and give an...

I wanted to thank you all again and give an update.

A friend came over and guided me through the project. We took most everything apart and greased the ball bearings. The wheel is spinning...
02-08-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,436
Posted By debade

And if you feel your commute is too far, drive...

And if you feel your commute is too far, drive part of the way, park, and finish the ride on your bike.
If your place of employment does not have a shower, look for a place nearby. Some...
01-31-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,376
Posted By debade

I am not directly addressing the issuing of...

I am not directly addressing the issuing of tickets. And as an advocate for many years, I have promoted safety. I did want to provide a visitor view of NYC.

I have biked in NYC a few times...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,450
Posted By debade

Sorry, I did not read all the other responses. ...

Sorry, I did not read all the other responses. Probably the first 15 or so. So, if this was covered, I apologise.
I strongly recommend you take some time reviewing good biking techniques and the...
01-05-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By debade

Thanks for posting this. I think the positive...

Thanks for posting this. I think the positive comments I hav received outweigh the negative. I think I am guilty of overweighting the nasty comments. Even 2 days ago, 2 positive and one moron. I...
Forum: Touring
01-05-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,094
Posted By debade

Just in case you are not familiar, check out...

Just in case you are not familiar, check out crazyguyonabike. Lots of good and not so good blogs but spend some time there and you will find some good tips.

my experience is big cities are...
01-02-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,353
Posted By debade

Why would you think that with this law change it...

Why would you think that with this law change it would embolden cyclists? Especially when the law is already being disregarded by cyclists yielding at stop signs. I think the only logical argument...
06-11-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,378
Posted By debade

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I am convinced that most doctors only have a general knowledge of diabetes treatment. I would suggest you locate a person who has elected to focus their career, in part or full, on diabetes. I...
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