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01-20-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,467
Posted By Russ Roth

There are trade-offs based on tire and weight....

There are trade-offs based on tire and weight. Just cause a tire says 130psi max doesn't mean its faster at that pressure, it will be based to some extent on your weight. At 130lb I pump my wife's...
01-20-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By Cheez

I got me a New Mountain Bike (From Homeless to Housing and an additional Bike)

Here you go guys. I got me a new (used) mountain bike a week ago. It's a Raleigh M80 MTB... don't know what year, 1999 or 2000? Check out my video below.
Please give it a few minutes before...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,273
Posted By Amt0571

None. I only have mountain bike shoes and use...

None. I only have mountain bike shoes and use mountain style SPD pedals on all my bikes. I like being able to walk if necessary.

BTW, I only have one pair of shoes.

Had 2 pairs until recently,...
01-03-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By SalsaShark

My solution to the problem of wind chilling the...

My solution to the problem of wind chilling the crotch is simple and effective. If it is not cold enough to warrant an extra layer on the legs, but cold enough to numb the crotch from excess wind, i...
12-24-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By bbbean

I have great tights from Garneau and Gore....

I have great tights from Garneau and Gore. Windproof in front and just enough brushed pile on the inside to be comfortable and add some insulation. Pro tip- get cycling tights as opposed to running...
Forum: Foo
12-16-19, 01:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 743
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Loyalty

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11 years through everything good and bad. Im still...
Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By bikejunkie

Hillbilly Chainsaw

Every Christmas I make a gift for my boss and friend Scott Cowan usually bicycle or bicycle parts related. As well as being an avid cyclist he is a fellow firewood cutter. This year I tried to...
Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By Baboo

I always like this assessment of success. I...

I always like this assessment of success.
I spent half my money on women and bikes, the other half I wasted.
Baboo
12-03-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,479
Posted By WizardOfBoz

tomtomtom123 is correct. First, the rim mfr did...

tomtomtom123 is correct. First, the rim mfr did some weight optimization vs strength. Removing metal arbitrarily is going to give you weak rims. On an ebike? Nein danke.

Second, there is no way to...
12-02-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,479
Posted By tomtomtom123

no, you can't shave your rim. Although the...

no, you can't shave your rim.
Although the center channel of the Rhyno Lite is very shallow, try squeezing the beads together and press them as deep as possible into the center channel on one side...
Forum: Foo
11-29-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I read an article about her during my pre hernia...

I read an article about her during my pre hernia lifting days. Very motivating when you feel too old. I have incentive to hit the iron after my hands are repaired. Seeing grandma hospitalizing a thug...
11-28-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By UniChris

What's next when it's too cold for tights? ...

What's next when it's too cold for tights?

Today after briefly taking off the cargo shorts I wore over the tights out the door, I ended up putting them back on for warmth. But what I really want...
Forum: Foo
11-24-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By skidder

Reminds me of this scene from the Clint Eastwood...

Reminds me of this scene from the Clint Eastwood movie 'Every Which Way But Loose' (NSFW - old lady with a vitriolic vocabulary):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anmAvGrgzgQ
Forum: Foo
11-24-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By chewybrian

He picked the wrong house...

(There is a video in the link, which is a TV station web page)

82 year old lady sends intruder off in an ambulance:

-------

"I'm alone, and I'm old, but guess what? I'm tough"
...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By mort1369

N+1 applies to strings as well.. . :):) ...

N+1 applies to strings as well.. . :):)

https://live.staticflickr.com/912/40894217765_5cf017a273_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25iFyd6)
Fisheye Jackson (https://flic.kr/p/25iFyd6) by John Mortensen...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,842
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Never get a mouse in the house :lol: if one...

Never get a mouse in the house :lol: if one sneaks in, it doesn’t get out alive.
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,842
Posted By ksryder

I put "cat will earn its keep by catching mice"...

I put "cat will earn its keep by catching mice" in the same category as "I'm going to re-sell this bike I flipped for profit."

Both are nice ideas.

(I love my cats but I have no delusions as...
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,842
Posted By canklecat

I have three. I'm trying to avoid falling into...

I have three. I'm trying to avoid falling into the N+1 trap for cats.
11-14-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,189
Posted By dsbrantjr

I haven't found a 3M product that wasn't the best...

I haven't found a 3M product that wasn't the best of its kind. I don't even bother looking for alternatives.
11-14-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,189
Posted By tkamd73

Agreed, also makes a very durable, yet almost...

Agreed, also makes a very durable, yet almost invisible keel strip for my composite kayaks.
Tim
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,405
Posted By Hondo Gravel

One dollar per mouse sounds cheap but she will...

One dollar per mouse sounds cheap but she will kill thousands. Chipmunks 2.50 takes a little more effort. Groundhogs for free she hates them we always get 6 more weeks of winter. Cash only she will...
Forum: Touring
11-10-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,364
Posted By enigmaT120

I've seen live bob cats but never a dead one. ...

I've seen live bob cats but never a dead one. One one of my final commutes (I retired) I saw a mountain lion. Running away from me.
Forum: Touring
11-09-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,364
Posted By staehpj1

Yeah,beautiful, quite shy, and rarely seen. That...

Yeah,beautiful, quite shy, and rarely seen. That said they are in every state in the lower 48 except Delaware and populations are generally stable or growing (only declining here in Florida). There...
11-09-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've enjoyed night skiing (Nordic not alpine) in...

I've enjoyed night skiing (Nordic not alpine) in those kinds of temps. Not just layers, but the right ones in the right order.
11-08-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By wolfchild

Adapting to cold is mostly mental as if to say...

Adapting to cold is mostly mental as if to say you get used to it and feel a little bit more comfortable....But that adaptation doesn't mean you become immune from frostbite or hypothermia....
11-08-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By canklecat

Article: Tips for adapting to cold weather

Pretty much the same as hot weather adaptation: Gradual exposure, put up with a little discomfort and shivering to train the body. And something about "brown fat."

"How to Help Your Body Adapt to...
11-08-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By tyrion

70 here. Might go for a swim.

70 here. Might go for a swim.
11-08-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By TiHabanero

The trainer guy at the gym told me yesterday that...

The trainer guy at the gym told me yesterday that next week things are going to get heavy. Oh boy! He had me put in the effort Thursday, and today I took it off from the gym. Need recovery time after...
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sertsa

I considered that and tried it a bit. I love the...

I considered that and tried it a bit. I love the sound, but I wasn't doing so well at it. So I put the guitars away for a while. I did play some earlier tonight, though, and my fingers seem okay...
Forum: Foo
11-06-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By Zinger

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The Ghost of Junior Barnard, Epiphone's Lost Pioneer...
Forum: Foo
11-06-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By canklecat

I always figured if my fingers got too achy to...

I always figured if my fingers got too achy to fret on some guitars, I'd learn to play slide. And I tried for awhile. Wasn't any good at that either. But it made a glorious noise.
Forum: Foo
11-06-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sertsa

I shouldn't have opened this thread. I have...

I shouldn't have opened this thread. I have eight guitars but cannot post/link photos here yet. Unfortunately I haven't been able to play then in a while as my skin and strings stopped getting...
11-05-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By TiHabanero

Yesterday had a free weight workout and loved it,...

Yesterday had a free weight workout and loved it, however this morning woke up really sore. Did not realize how much more work dumbells and barbells are when compared to machines. Will transition...
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By ls01

Nice to know I'm not alone. I too suffer from the...

Nice to know I'm not alone. I too suffer from the Guitar sickness. I've been back to trying to play again for about 2 years now. Taking lessons again. Trying to learn theory . And lead.
Atm I have...
11-04-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,458
Posted By Ferrouscious

Dude Explains Cycling

https://youtu.be/5EE8m8mmq1k


He seems deliberately casual.
11-02-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By scott967

As retired Navy I can use base gyms, and I live...

As retired Navy I can use base gyms, and I live next to Schofield Barracks in Hawaii (home of the 25th Infantry Division) so use their gym 3 days a week. Working out next to the troops is...
Forum: Foo
11-02-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

To give you an example that basic simple guitar...

To give you an example that basic simple guitar isn't too difficult if you don't overthink it and you're not trying to become Jeff Beck overnight.
Most people seek out the finest players locally to...
Forum: Foo
11-01-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By canklecat

I tried playing about 40 years ago but never...

I tried playing about 40 years ago but never really made any progress after almost 20 years. A couple of friends who do play very well (one is well respected pro who's backed up Eric Clapton) said I...
Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I'll tell you what is better than the old 1970's...

I'll tell you what is better than the old 1970's era pignose is the lunch box sized VOX PATHFINDER 10 that sells for $79.99 New from places like SWEETWATER, MUSICIANS FRIEND, MUSIC 123 and a bunch...
Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,765
Posted By Igotdibs

Just sold one last month, so I'm down to 9 plus a...

Just sold one last month, so I'm down to 9 plus a uke... plus 5 tube amps (two I built from kits) and 2 SS amps. :D
10-31-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By TakingMyTime

I try to get to the gym at least 3 times a week. ...

I try to get to the gym at least 3 times a week. I always take a rest day after a gym day. I usually do a total body workout so the benefits of doing different body parts on different days doesn't...
10-30-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By John E

I work mostly the arms, trunk, calves (for...

I work mostly the arms, trunk, calves (for Achilles' tendinosis), and medialis quad muscles (for kneecap tracking) 3-4 times per week at the local YMCA. This complements my cycling and fast walking....
10-30-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By CyclingBK

Im 51 and lift 3 days a week. W-F. Wed,...

Im 51 and lift 3 days a week. W-F.

Wed, squats 5 sets x 8-12 reps, deadlifts 4 sets 8-10 reps.

Thurs, Back, 5 seats seated rows, 5 sets pull downs, 6-12 reps

Friday, 5 sets bench x 6-12, 4...
10-30-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My wife and I joined a gym in 1979. Several gyms...

My wife and I joined a gym in 1979. Several gyms later, we're still at it. We usually go twice a week for about an hour each. We don't do powerlifting, focusing more on whole body work, sets and reps...
10-30-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By TakingMyTime

I just recently started doing dead-lifts. Not...

I just recently started doing dead-lifts. Not heavy at all. I'm doing them with a small barbell and not Olympic size. With the small weights on the side it gives me more range of motion to...
10-30-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By TiHabanero

Power Lifting

Haven't been in a gym in nearly 40 years as I have my own weights at home, although used them very little. What I don't have at home is motivation to grind it out, as I'd rather be riding. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By tagaproject6

See doctor. Internet is a great source of...

See doctor. Internet is a great source of knowledge but it also harbors anti-vax and flat earthers.
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By BenzFanatic

Even my sister won't shine my shoes, My cousin...

Even my sister won't shine my shoes,
My cousin is blind,
Won't polish my knob,
All I've got is my cow,
A gay steer named Bob
10-15-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,136
Posted By CodyDog

I chose to go with the Pedaling Innovation...

I chose to go with the Pedaling Innovation Catalyst pedals. Two rides and so far so good.

https://i.imgur.com/dPl2191.jpg
10-14-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,136
Posted By CodyDog

Who's using Platform/Flat pedals?

I've always used clipless pedals for mountain biking and gravel riding. I'm currently using CrankCandy's on my Gravel bike. I just got a full suspension MTB and will be riding easy to difficult...
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