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07-25-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
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: 552
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: 73
Views: 2,635
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: 10
Views: 433
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: 33
Views: 1,215
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: 4,300
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: 500
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: 660
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: 99
Views: 6,198
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: 3,173
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: 1,232
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: 592
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: 697
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: 4,286
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: 626
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: 2,075
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: 2,041
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: 4,908
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: 816
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: 2,790
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: 30
Views: 1,684
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: 5,975
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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