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07-05-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By themp

These racks are reasonably priced: ...

These racks are reasonably priced:

https://allen.bike/collections/hitch-racks
Forum: Southeast
07-02-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By themp

There is a closure at Poole road at this...

There is a closure at Poole road at this point:Neuse River Trail Closure at Poole Road, between mile markers 19 and 19.25The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (COPUD) is making improvements...
06-29-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By themp

The GAP and C&O Canal Path. ...

The GAP and C&O Canal Path.

https://www.gaptrail.org/
05-25-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By themp

One option is to put a sticker over it. ...

One option is to put a sticker over it.

https://www.vcgraphix.com/collections/bicycle-name-stickers

https://www.redbubble.com/shop/cannondale+stickers
05-17-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By themp

My current bars are around 27 inches(686mm). ...

My current bars are around 27 inches(686mm). 760mm on the new one(about 3 inches longer). I read you can cut them to size.
05-17-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By themp

Raise my handle bars help

68 years old and have been having some neck pain after a long ride. If I move my hands to my fingers tips to steer the pain/strain goes away. So, I would like to raise them about 3 inches. Here is a...
05-16-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,278
Posted By themp

I have a Shimano CS-M771-10 cassette and it...

I have a Shimano CS-M771-10 cassette and it shifts better with the Shimano CN-HG95. I tried KMC and went back to Shimano. I also like the pin for the Shimano 10 speed chain compared to the KMC...
05-12-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,979
Posted By themp

On our local MUP a few days ago I came upon two...

On our local MUP a few days ago I came upon two ebike riders that were drafting a group of road bikers. They were coming at me at a very good clip and there was a curve in the MUP, the two ebikes for...
05-12-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,747
Posted By themp

On our local MUP a few days ago I came upon two...

On our local MUP a few days ago I came upon two ebike riders that were drafting a group of road bikers. They were coming at me at a very good clip and there was a curve in the MUP, the two ebikes...
05-12-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By themp

On our local MUP a guy has a recumbent trike with...

On our local MUP a guy has a recumbent trike with a basket on the back. His two small dogs sit in the basket and watch the world go by. When he stops for a break he walks them on a leash for some...
04-25-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By themp

So I took the chain off and looked at the KMC...

So I took the chain off and looked at the KMC quick link and chain under magnification. The chain has 3500 miles on it and I have been using Rock & Roll Gold during this time. First time using Rock...
04-23-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By themp

KMC 10 Speed Quick Link and Shimano Chain

First time I have used a KMC quick link on a Shimano chain. I usually use the pin provided for the 10 speed chain. But based on various comments on how easy it is I went with the KMC quick link that...
04-22-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By themp

I went cheap and have not had any problems. I...

I went cheap and have not had any problems. I have driven 4-5 hours from home on back roads and Interstate. Pick the style and number of bikes you want to carry.
...
04-12-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By themp

Have you tried any kind of eye drop for dry eyes?...

Have you tried any kind of eye drop for dry eyes? I carry this with me as it helps me for when my eyes get dry or irritated :

https://www.thereliefproducts.com/product/pinkeye-relief/

I know it...
04-12-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By themp

I use this one from Topeak: ...

I use this one from Topeak:

https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/256-Pump-Replacement-Kit/601-bracket-(side-mount)
04-08-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By themp

Schrader Valve Tube with metal threaded stem

Just had a blow out at the schrader valve stem at the rim. The tube was a couple of years old, I had just changed the tire to a new one and re-used the tube. Would a metal threaded stem with a stem...
04-02-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,198
Posted By themp

The OP says he eats it(edible). In terms of...

The OP says he eats it(edible). In terms of using marijuana and it becoming legal in many places, I do not understand why smoking it is not frowned upon. It would seem to me to be the same as...
04-02-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By themp

My daughter-in-law has had great success with...

My daughter-in-law has had great success with this doctor:

https://www.jemsekspecialty.com/

The key is you have to follow and do exactly what they prescribe. No short cuts or putting things...
Forum: Southeast
04-02-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By themp

There is a bike path(asphalt/concrete) from...

There is a bike path(asphalt/concrete) from Corolla down to the Wright Memorial. You can then do a road section on the coast side past the Wright Memorial that then hooks back into a bike path that...
03-16-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By themp

Two unusual bicycle locks

https://www.wimp.com/clever-way-to-lock-your-bike/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gP9wLJhaBOE
03-16-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By themp

I use this when I remove the front wheel and put...

I use this when I remove the front wheel and put my bicycle into the back of my SUV, as I will usually bump the front wheel brake lever while trying to finagle the bicycle between the seat backs.
03-08-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,143
Posted By themp

Because of COVID I started riding this winter in...

Because of COVID I started riding this winter in the 40 to 50s and found that since I am wearing thermal pants and a nice jacket that I enjoyed this more than warmer weather(65+). I just have to put...
02-28-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,575
Posted By themp

Latest post on crazyguyonabike website: ...

Latest post on crazyguyonabike website:

Matt, locals, for a short time, put in a trail around it but CalTrans put a stop to that quickly. Here's an excerpt from a recent article in the paper.The...
02-27-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By themp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw3zzMWOIvk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw3zzMWOIvk
02-20-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,687
Posted By themp

I have these pedals: ...

I have these pedals:

https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/product/component/saint-m820/PD-MX80.html

and I use flat black auto touch up paint on the wear points from my shoes. It does not last that...
02-20-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By themp

Looks like the bottom bracket tool slipped when...

Looks like the bottom bracket tool slipped when they tried to torque it down. I assume you could request a new nut as it was damaged. The orange rings on both sides have some kind of deposits or...
02-20-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By themp

My first bicycle was from Walmart and I rode it...

My first bicycle was from Walmart and I rode it all summer/winter no problems. By Spring time I was ready to buy a better bicycle. I went to my local LBS and bought a $1000 dollar bicycle. On my...
02-15-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By themp

Can someone put a link to the one they use please?

Can someone put a link to the one they use please?
02-14-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,890
Posted By themp

I use a cable lock and this when I go into a...

I use a cable lock and this when I go into a restroom, convenience store, fast food, etc.

...
02-13-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,575
Posted By themp

Ride down to Rat Creek as far as they will allow...

Ride down to Rat Creek as far as they will allow and then back to the first car rental place that is available(Carmel, Monterey). Looks like 40+ mile so round trip, so about 90. Rent a car and drive...
02-13-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,227
Posted By themp

Good LBS. If the current saddle still causes...

Good LBS. If the current saddle still causes problems, ask if they have any loaners to try. I was in your same boat, and with my LBS and REI letting me try various saddles I was able to find one...
02-03-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,964
Posted By themp

Silence of the Lambs. My family is from...

Silence of the Lambs. My family is from Scottdale, Pa, 20 minutes away....

Looks like it just sold:

https://nypost.com/2021/02/02/silence-of-the-lambs-home-sells-for-290k/
02-02-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By themp

And now you can do this! ...

And now you can do this!

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2021/02/how-to-sideload-android-apps-on-your-hammerhead-karoo-1-karoo-2.html
01-30-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By themp

I have the same rack on my 2016 Crosstrail Disc...

I have the same rack on my 2016 Crosstrail Disc and here are some pictures of the installation. My bolts went through. On the drive side I used some stainless steel washers to keep it from being so...
01-25-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By themp

Shimano Rotor Lockrings

I am in the process of replacing my Shimano RT30 rotors. I ordered a set of new RT30s and they came with a different lock ring than what I have. The current lock ring takes a cassette tool to...
01-24-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By themp

I thought that hole was to allow moisture to...

I thought that hole was to allow moisture to escape the bottom bracket? I guess it might now as water will travel down the cord.
...
01-23-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,364
Posted By themp

Went into a Trek store near me this week and they...

Went into a Trek store near me this week and they are selling many used bicycles. They had some new kids bicycles and that was about it for new.
01-14-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,677
Posted By themp

At the 4:27 minute mark: ...

At the 4:27 minute mark:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6Ri2kr8xJU
01-10-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,205
Posted By themp

My expenses for 2020 went up because I made...

My expenses for 2020 went up because I made around seven trips 2-3 hours away from home and camped or stayed in a cheap motel. I usually spend two nights. For gas, food, lodging, etc. I bet I hit...
12-24-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By themp

Have a mountain bicycle with Hope hydraulic...

Have a mountain bicycle with Hope hydraulic brakes and if you hang it from its rear wheel, air will rise to the caliper. And nothing will resolve it other than a bleed. I always hang it from the...
12-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,744
Posted By themp

I am cheap so I went with: ...

I am cheap so I went with:
https://allen.bike/collections/hitch-racks
11-30-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By themp

He forgot the oncoming LED blinker!

https://www.wimp.com/weve-all-run-into-these-different-types-of-cyclists/
Forum: Southeast
11-19-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By themp

The owner has been working on the place for a few...

The owner has been working on the place for a few years and this summer/fall it was completed: https://www.spokeandart.com/
Forum: Southeast
11-18-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By themp

You should be good going east from Four Mile...

You should be good going east from Four Mile Creek Trailhead. The parking lot gets crowded but most folks are going to Dorey Park into Richmond. The trail is lightly traveled all the way to...
10-31-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,649
Posted By themp

Similar age and the same thing happened to me in...

Similar age and the same thing happened to me in terms of not being able to unclip in time. I just chalked it up to age and reaction time. Not wanting to get injured and end my cycling enjoyment I...
10-22-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By themp

One other option that I have to do every so often...

One other option that I have to do every so often is to reset the caliper to the rotor. You loosen the two bolts that hold the caliper and then apply the brakes with good force. Tighten the bolts...
07-26-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By themp

I have been following your exact same process for...

I have been following your exact same process for at least four years on a Specialized Crosstrail Hybrid aluminum frame. I lift the bicycle up with both hands and place it on the horizontal bottom...
07-26-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By themp

That is the problem. I am at an age that...

That is the problem. I am at an age that running/cycling outside in anything greater than 90 degrees is not fun and my body does not respond well or recover well. The gym was good in that I could...
07-24-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By themp

Treadmill

The summer heat has put a dent in my riding and going to the gym is not likely till a vaccine comes about for COVID(I am over 65). So, I would like to supplement my riding by using an indoor...
07-19-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By themp

I drove to the top of Mount Mitchell two weeks...

I drove to the top of Mount Mitchell two weeks ago and saw a bunch of cyclist finishing the climb. The restrooms are now open, but the office/concession stand/gift shop are closed. The restaurant...
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