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03-10-16, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Isaiahc72

508925 Kona Rove AL towed my Venture Flex 11...

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Kona Rove AL towed my Venture Flex 11 kayak 8 miles home from the place I bought it.
Forum: Foo
03-02-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12,393
Views: 711,291
Posted By Isaiahc72

The person who posted before me is healthy,...

The person who posted before me is healthy, happy, and financially stable.
02-17-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,927
Posted By Isaiahc72

My top speed is currently 53mph on my Kona Rove...

My top speed is currently 53mph on my Kona Rove AL. The bike computer I use is a Cateye Padrone. Hit that speed on a road that had a speed limit of 25mph, so it was kinda scary.
02-15-16, 10:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,275
Posted By Isaiahc72

Just recently finished my first double century. ...

Just recently finished my first double century.

DON'T overthink it. Just get out there and ride. When you get tired, take a break. When you get hungry, eat something. When you're thirsty, drink....
02-14-16, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Isaiahc72

No I actually was NOT wearing tights. I wore some...

No I actually was NOT wearing tights. I wore some loose-fitting joggers for the first 120+miles before changing into some athletic shorts for the last half when the weather had warmed up....
02-14-16, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Isaiahc72

My big ride (Ride recap)

Hey all,

On 01-28-2016 I embarked on a single-day bike adventure that would surpass anything I had ever done on my bike. Today, I am finally prepared to share the story of my journey.

On...
01-01-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By Isaiahc72

I have tried the "ignore them and just keep...

I have tried the "ignore them and just keep riding" method and on several occasions, it didn't work. The dogs only got closer to me.
12-30-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By Isaiahc72

Dealing with vicious dogs

In late May 2015, I set off on a solo adventure through Arkansas. On the 4th day of the trip I found myself riding down a small county road. Throughout this rural area, About 50% of the houses had...
12-05-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Isaiahc72

Single speed recommendations needed

I'm currently looking for a singlespeed bike to handle my day-to-day commutes. My commute does contain some roller hills but those shouldn't be a problem.

Preferred specs:
> Rack & fender mounts....
08-04-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Isaiahc72

Converting 21 speed bike to 3 speed?

I've done a lot of research on this and have come up with nothing.
I'm looking into a new build. Buying and old 21 speed mountain bike. What if I were to get a single-speed rear wheel(one rear cog)...
07-18-15, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By Isaiahc72

7 day bike challenge

Lately I have adopted an idea and I would like opinions on what people think about it. The purpose of the idea is to get people on there bikes and uncovering more of what they're really capable of. ...
05-20-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,249
Posted By Isaiahc72

This is the rear tire I currently have ON the...

This is the rear tire I currently have ON the bike and am considering replacing. It's a "Michelin Protek" which has the 1mm thick reinforcement layer to protect against flats. However, it looks a bit...
05-20-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,249
Posted By Isaiahc72

Tire sidewall cracks

I have a set of tires that I am considering using for a loaded tour this month. Everything except the sidewalls looks new. The sidewalls have some slight cracking. Would these be safe to use? (The...
05-16-15, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Isaiahc72

"Chain suck" sucks! NEED HELP!

The teeth on my middle chainring are kinda worn out and after replacing my chain the other day, I occasionally experience what's known as "chain suck". It really doesn't happen very often, in fact...
04-07-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,414
Posted By Isaiahc72

Heck yeah I'm in! The only thing that has ever...

Heck yeah I'm in! The only thing that has ever caused me to miss a day on the bike has been sickness.
02-13-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Isaiahc72

It doesn't sound like the chain making the sound....

It doesn't sound like the chain making the sound. The sound makes an echo with something that makes it really loud and it doesn't always occur. When it does occur, I simply let it coast for about...
02-13-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Isaiahc72

Nope. All my spokes are intact.

Nope. All my spokes are intact.
02-13-15, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Isaiahc72

It's slightly slack. But I've also tested it with...

It's slightly slack. But I've also tested it with it tight and it still makes the sound.
02-13-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Isaiahc72

Bike drive-train clicking sound while pedaling

My singlespeed bike has been making a very odd sound every now and then while pedaling. Sometimes it does it and sometimes it doesn't but it's always while I'm pedaling and it seems to be coming from...
Replies: 17
Views: 8,963
Posted By Isaiahc72

How many miles is considered an endurance ride?

Just out of curiosity. I'm interested in hearing people's different opinions. How many miles a ride needs to be for you to consider it an endurance ride in your opinion? What about ultra endurance?
Forum: Touring
01-07-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,513
Posted By Isaiahc72

Several of these answers are pretty helpful....

Several of these answers are pretty helpful. Mostly just needed to know how much other people had averaged per day. Thank you very much. Your responses are very much appreciated.
Forum: Touring
01-04-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,513
Posted By Isaiahc72

I really just need an estimation. Just what an...

I really just need an estimation. Just what an average person would spend on food per day or what you do or whatever? $10? $20? $30?
Forum: Touring
01-04-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,513
Posted By Isaiahc72

Eating while touring.

I plan on going on a 1500 mile tour this summer. I'm going to be riding about 65-115 miles per day. I plan on spending buying pretty much the cheapest food I can(Grocery stores, gas stations, etc.)....
01-04-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By Isaiahc72

Isn't that bike aluminum though? Then it...

Isn't that bike aluminum though? Then it shouldn't flex.
01-03-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,066
Posted By Isaiahc72

Watch the video and try to tell me that it was...

Watch the video and try to tell me that it was acceptable and/or safe driving. It wasn't. And the crazy thing is, there was absolutely no traffic in the other lane. The driver could've easily changed...
01-02-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By Isaiahc72

Mostly interested in knowing about the Mongoose...

Mostly interested in knowing about the Mongoose an Roadmaster brand bikes.
01-02-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By Isaiahc72

Department store bikes frame strength.

I know department store bikes are no bueno due to the fact that they are heavy and poorly assembled with mostly crappy components. But my question is, how strong are their frames? Not how much...
01-01-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,066
Posted By Isaiahc72

Change my route? No. That will only hide the...

Change my route? No. That will only hide the problem that exists among us. It will do nothing to actually fix it. I want to fix the problem. Not run from it.
01-01-15, 03:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,066
Posted By Isaiahc72

I guess my question would be if the police won't...

I guess my question would be if the police won't do anything to put an end to the dangers on our roads? Who will? Who do I go to with this issue? Or do I just need to find some way to take the...
12-31-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,066
Posted By Isaiahc72

Police officer doesn't like bicycle commuters.

Today I went to the police station to file some reports against bad drivers. When I told the officer that I was on a bicycle, he immediately asked me if I own a car. And as soon as I said no, his...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-14, 01:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,469
Posted By Isaiahc72

Rode about 6,000+/- miles this year. ...

Rode about 6,000+/- miles this year.

Completed my first 9 centuries.

Completed my first year of being car-free.

Beat my personal speed record. Previous was 43mph. New one was 45.7mph.
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12-21-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 108,690
Posted By Isaiahc72

To the lake and a little bit of singletrack...

To the lake and a little bit of singletrack riding on my commuter bike(singlespeed mtb).
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12-14-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,035
Posted By Isaiahc72

You got that right. I just eat like any average...

You got that right. I just eat like any average person does.
12-14-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,035
Posted By Isaiahc72

Well even motorists need to fuel there body. I...

Well even motorists need to fuel there body. I generally eat as much as the average person does and it's easily enough for me to stay strong and energized throughout my ride(s).
12-13-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,035
Posted By Isaiahc72

Fuel for cars may be cheap. But fuel for my bike...

Fuel for cars may be cheap. But fuel for my bike will always be cheaper.
Forum: Commuting
11-15-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

I still don't see why he couldn't have passed me...

I still don't see why he couldn't have passed me before going into the left lane behind me. As you can see, he is clearly in the right lane when I made my shoulder check at 0:08s in the video....
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

It is very possible that this driver has come...

It is very possible that this driver has come across me multiple other times. But usually a bit closer to the intersection.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

I still don't see how anyone could really justify...

I still don't see how anyone could really justify the driver's actions.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

Look and see. He/she was in the right lane...

Look and see. He/she was in the right lane already from the beginning before merging into the left lane behind me.
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Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

Here's my shoulder check as seen in the video at...

Here's my shoulder check as seen in the video at 0:08
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Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

Whaddya mean by "off base"?

Whaddya mean by "off base"?
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

If I was that far back in the left lane, couldn't...

If I was that far back in the left lane, couldn't the bus driver have passed me in the other lane? You probably can't see it in the video but the bus driver was initially in the right lane before...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

He/she did indeed give me enough room when...

He/she did indeed give me enough room when passing and I appreciated that. But his/her selfish attitude was very disturbing to me. I want people to understand that bicycles DO have rights on the road...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

Okay so I'm seeing a lot of people saying that I...

Okay so I'm seeing a lot of people saying that I was in the left lane longer than I needed to be. But to clarify, I had just switched into the lane before the initial start of the video and it WAS...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-14, 11:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,512
Posted By Isaiahc72

Bus driver road rage on my commute.

Is this ridiculous or what? It was recorded on my commute this afternoon. Note: I was in the left lane because I was planning on making a left turn as seen in the video....
10-30-14, 04:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,266
Posted By Isaiahc72

It's great to hear how things are coming along....

It's great to hear how things are coming along. That's a pretty heavy bike you got. But I guess it's worth it considering what it'll be capable of hauling.
10-09-14, 04:20 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,613
Posted By Isaiahc72

When she said that there was a bike rack out...

When she said that there was a bike rack out front and you should park there, you should've said "there's car parking spaces up front too, does that mean drivers need to park there instead?"
10-09-14, 04:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,266
Posted By Isaiahc72

That sounds great. That's a sweet looking bike....

That sounds great. That's a sweet looking bike. I've always been a fan of the Surly big dummy.

As for winter preparedness, you may want to buy/make some studded tires as well if you plan on riding...
10-07-14, 12:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,266
Posted By Isaiahc72

Hi there. Good to see another car-free Arkansan(I...

Hi there. Good to see another car-free Arkansan(I live in Springdale). I've been car-free for a little over a year. And after last winter, I can tell you, if you don't already have wool socks, they'd...
09-12-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,197
Posted By Isaiahc72

I'm car-free and I survived last winter here in...

I'm car-free and I survived last winter here in Arkansas. We didn't have it as rough as some places did. But it was still pretty rough. But for some odd reason, I'm ready for it.
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