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06-14-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,945
Posted By JayKay3000

Longer rides build endurance. Short fast rides or...

Longer rides build endurance. Short fast rides or HIT can help burn calories quicker. You may need to do other exorcises to achieve overall body fitness.
05-22-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,589
Posted By JayKay3000

Still on a triple over here. I would guess that's...

Still on a triple over here. I would guess that's been obsolete for a while. I guess I didn't notice as I casually wind up that next big hill carrying loads of gear and hardly breaking a sweat. Can't...
04-25-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,801
Posted By JayKay3000

:trainwreck:

:trainwreck:
Forum: Commuting
04-11-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By JayKay3000

I found this channel a few months ago. I was...

I found this channel a few months ago. I was surprised his videos got so few views as he covered some pretty useful topics that new cyclists would find interesting.
04-09-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,162
Posted By JayKay3000

Tires are as much a personal choice for the roads...

Tires are as much a personal choice for the roads you ride than what internet experts claim to be the truth. There are lots of options, try a few and see what works for you or just keep riding what...
04-07-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,396
Posted By JayKay3000

After watching the video I don't want a dutch...

After watching the video I don't want a dutch bike, I want their cycling infrastructure in more cities.
03-14-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,695
Posted By JayKay3000

If you're putting too much salt in that homemade...

If you're putting too much salt in that homemade drink you could be inadvertently causing your body to get rid of more water and accidentally causing yourself dehydration.
03-06-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,006
Posted By JayKay3000

Count your miles, don't count your miles it makes...

Count your miles, don't count your miles it makes no difference if you're out there riding and enjoying yourself, using the bike for chores, getting your personal weight goals or just smashing down...
02-26-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,993
Posted By JayKay3000

Brand new maybe, but if you have the patience you...

Brand new maybe, but if you have the patience you can find quality used bikes at reasonable prices. Better to buy a quality second hand bike than a rubbish new bike.
02-21-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,852
Posted By JayKay3000

More people on bikes, less car use = Good

More people on bikes, less car use = Good
02-21-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,765
Posted By JayKay3000

I actually like a bit of patina on the items I...

I actually like a bit of patina on the items I own as it shows I've actually used them. Every ding or scratch has its own little story. While I try and care for my items so they can keep doing their...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,319
Posted By JayKay3000

Bikes should come with decent paint jobs...

Bikes should come with decent paint jobs especially if you're going to spend a lot of your money on a bike. IMO - If it doesn't look good, it matters not how good the components are because chances...
08-15-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,394
Posted By JayKay3000

Don't forget to wear your leathers. Don't want...

Don't forget to wear your leathers. Don't want that road rash when you fall at 30mph.
08-15-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By JayKay3000

There a guy on youtube called Ed Pratt - He...

There a guy on youtube called Ed Pratt - He cycled a unicycle around the world. Might be worth asking him too.

I would guess like everything it just takes practice and perseverance and I doubt...
06-30-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,490
Posted By JayKay3000

A helmet is like a bicycle lock. You hope its...

A helmet is like a bicycle lock. You hope its never going to be called upon to do it's job, but you buy the best you can afford so when the times comes there is more chance that things will turn out...
06-27-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,507
Posted By JayKay3000

A bell is an essential. I know they can seem a...

A bell is an essential. I know they can seem a bit dorky, but if you ever plan to use the multi use paths, while shouting is often required for some. A simple few tings with your bell will alert most...
05-30-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,006
Posted By JayKay3000

I try and wave to / thank drivers who respect me...

I try and wave to / thank drivers who respect me and quietly ignore those who don't. I'm not riding for their amusement and I'm not going to let them provoke me into making a scene.
05-23-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,584
Posted By JayKay3000

Humm - Ebikes have electricity... you saw the...

Humm - Ebikes have electricity... you saw the idea here first - Tire inflation systems for ebikes with the pump run from the bikes battery.
05-23-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,843
Posted By JayKay3000

You just lit a match in room full of gasoline...

You just lit a match in room full of gasoline fumes, what did you expect the outcome would be?

Maybe in a few months, but world leaders are really just experimenting at the moment to try and get...
05-17-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,209
Posted By JayKay3000

Quick and easy way to get in the right ball park:...

Quick and easy way to get in the right ball park:

Sit on the seat while propping yourself up against a wall or railing.

Put the pedal in its lowest position

Put your heel on the pedal so...
04-30-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By JayKay3000

From what I can gather a powderdcoated bike can...

From what I can gather a powderdcoated bike can have the disadvantage that water can get in under the powderdcoat and rust it from underneath, but are more resilient against abrasions and scratches....
04-26-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,920
Posted By JayKay3000

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Forum: Foo
04-25-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By JayKay3000

So... ...we just need everyone to stay home for 3...

So... ...we just need everyone to stay home for 3 to 4 months of the year every year to fix our planet. I'm good with going into hibernation in winter :lol:
Forum: Foo
04-22-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By JayKay3000

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04-22-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,834
Posted By JayKay3000

I guess to the OP, since you follow this person...

I guess to the OP, since you follow this person you can contact them so ask them if you are interested.

I don't see anything odd or weird about it. People ride for different reasons and as other...
04-20-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,381
Posted By JayKay3000

Got my FD adjusted to perfection in less than 20...

Got my FD adjusted to perfection in less than 20 minutes. Some people just have the skillz.
04-19-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By JayKay3000

I thought it was fun. I guess you forget there...

I thought it was fun. I guess you forget there are so many things you do on instinct riding a bike. You'd think it was just a case of just getting used to riding opposites, but I guess your balance...
04-18-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,381
Posted By JayKay3000

:deadhorse:

:deadhorse:
04-15-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 947
Posted By JayKay3000

Frame is the heart of the bike, build accordingly...

Frame is the heart of the bike, build accordingly around it.

No point getting a bunch of parts that don't fit the frame you buy afterwards, but I think everyone has already said this.
04-15-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,549
Posted By JayKay3000

Only time this is an issue if someone is covering...

Only time this is an issue if someone is covering up a problem that exists.

Otherwise it's an open market. There are always good deals to be had if you want them, you just have to keep your eyes...
04-15-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,079
Posted By JayKay3000

Were you using a claris branded mouse. Did it not...

Were you using a claris branded mouse. Did it not make the click you were expecting it to? :lol:
04-14-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By JayKay3000

If my googling is correct the 52 ring on the 5200...

If my googling is correct the 52 ring on the 5200 will let you go 32mph @ 90rpm on the flat.

Ebikes have an assisted max speed of 28mph and then whatever you can get out of it using your muscles....
04-12-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,310
Posted By JayKay3000

So sell it.

So sell it.
04-10-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,730
Posted By JayKay3000

Looks like a decent bike and glad you're so...

Looks like a decent bike and glad you're so stoked to ride it. Good luck with it. :thumb:
04-08-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,506
Posted By JayKay3000

I really like the idea, some of the mups go...

I really like the idea, some of the mups go through nice parts of the city and get you away from the traffic chaos. They're a good way to casually explore a new place without traffic pressure forcing...
04-01-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,517
Posted By JayKay3000

I remember when I got into mountain biking I...

I remember when I got into mountain biking I thought the same as the OP, some years later I found myself on a mountain still thinking that mountain biking was hard. :lol:
...
04-01-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,853
Posted By JayKay3000

I'm a bike commuter and I don't have a lot of...

I'm a bike commuter and I don't have a lot of time. I lube my chain maybe once every month / 2 months. I clean the chain / gears even less. I lube it more if the bike is ridden in the rain all week I...
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,015
Views: 446,604
Posted By JayKay3000

The top one may be edited. ...

The top one may be edited.

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03-29-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 125,178
Posted By JayKay3000

Couple of old ones. Top one is from my stolen...

Couple of old ones. Top one is from my stolen Trek Fuel 29er about to tackle some flowing trail, bottom two is from the giant trance. Bottom pic I supermaned otb, but the landing was super soft.
...
03-28-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,447
Posted By JayKay3000

I lost a lot of weight just by portion control...

I lost a lot of weight just by portion control and what I ate. Cut out all the bad good things like beer and excessively fatty foods, sugary stuff, cook all my own meals without adding fats and...
03-28-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By JayKay3000

Looks fantastic so far. Neeeeed pics when you've...

Looks fantastic so far. Neeeeed pics when you've clear coated it.
03-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By JayKay3000

I'd go to an LBS when you can and shop to buy an...

I'd go to an LBS when you can and shop to buy an ebike. You may be able to get some demos on some. I've ridden an electric mountain bike and they are a blast and components, meh. Weight in bikes is...
03-22-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By JayKay3000

Personally for 2 year old tires you should be...

Personally for 2 year old tires you should be fine, if you do a google search it recommends changing your car tires every 6 years regardless of how worn they are because they tend to loose their...
03-16-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,663
Posted By JayKay3000

I don't rage ride, but I do find cycling alters...

I don't rage ride, but I do find cycling alters my mood for the better and a morning ride always feels like a good way to start the day.
Forum: Touring
03-07-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By JayKay3000

I decided to thumb through the video. I quite...

I decided to thumb through the video. I quite liked the editing style and music choice. The sunset was nice, but for me the radio bit was boring. I'm sure some people would find that stuff...
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