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10-03-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 508
Posted By Juan Foote

As others have suggested a bottle or tube brush...

As others have suggested a bottle or tube brush works.

Be aware that if you opt to use a bleach solution, go sparingly with the bleach. It can damage the liner of the bag itself and actually lead...
09-25-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Juan Foote

I am also allergic to bees. I tend to carry...

I am also allergic to bees. I tend to carry Benadryl with for the general stuff. If I get hit by one, once and can take the meds right away I can avoid Epi pen. I take two with me on vacation...
09-14-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Juan Foote

Actually, according to the model you are on, you...

Actually, according to the model you are on, you could be overweight for the bike altogether.

I have a '13 Roubaix SL4 IIRC and the weight limit for rider and gear is 250. That concern tends to...
Forum: Southeast
09-12-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By Juan Foote

Wondering if anyone has any manner of update...

Wondering if anyone has any manner of update concerning the Beltline and its current state?

I see articles from time to time that indicate the Eastside section has become not only somewhat...
08-31-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,442
Posted By Juan Foote

I wasn't aware, but there is a Conti plant nearby...

I wasn't aware, but there is a Conti plant nearby to us in a small town. We passed it while out touring and had no idea about it being there. Don't know what they make, but given the size of the...
08-31-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,359
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, I own two bikes now both in my sidebar. I...

Lol, I own two bikes now both in my sidebar. I can't ride the Specialized due to weight. I have considered selling it numerous times but just can't seem to pull the trigger.
08-31-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By Juan Foote

One of the neat things about rural ME are the...

One of the neat things about rural ME are the snow mobile trails going EVERYWHERE in many areas. The issue that arises here is that a trike won't navigate those and you will certainly be risking life...
08-30-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,131
Posted By Juan Foote

This post should so be in A&S.... /yawn

This post should so be in A&S....

/yawn
08-29-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,579
Posted By Juan Foote

It's been a while since I have done it, but our...

It's been a while since I have done it, but our closest grocery is right at 3 miles away with a pretty steep "gully" on the road leading to it. I found an alternate route that is probably a mile and...
08-29-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,104
Posted By Juan Foote

This really turns into what should be another...

This really turns into what should be another posting....

I have never understood the custom of having "nothing bad to say" about a (bad) person after they pass. Suddenly because they have died...
08-23-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By Juan Foote

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this...

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this morning. There were a few tense moments as we performed small surgery to resurrect it enough to finish up a few cups. Got's to have mah coffee (fee).

I...
07-27-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,005
Posted By Juan Foote

I was going to post some witty comment in regard...

I was going to post some witty comment in regard to the title and the insinuation that a group of people sitting around on a computer and posting about riding a bike on the interwebz was rather...
Forum: Touring
07-11-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By Juan Foote

Instant milk....isn't that what happens when you...

Instant milk....isn't that what happens when you squeeze a cow's teet?
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By Juan Foote

Thanks. Do you charge for this advice Capt...

Thanks. Do you charge for this advice Capt Obvious, or is it free with membership?
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By Juan Foote

Thanks, yes I sold our trikes a few years back...

Thanks, yes I sold our trikes a few years back basically due to a lack of a good place (at the time) to ride them. We live near a city with over 90 miles of golf cart path, but they were in a serious...
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By Juan Foote

I am LBKA. In my own case I utilized...

I am LBKA.

In my own case I utilized Eggbeaters simply due to how much easier they are to get out of. Even with that aspect, I have to always unclip with my right foot and get it on the ground...
07-04-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,437
Posted By Juan Foote

Another endorsement for the Halo. I do make a...

Another endorsement for the Halo. I do make a suggestion. When you stop for regroup (etc.) take it off and squeeze it out. Once they reach full saturation they actually go on to make the problem...
06-30-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By Juan Foote

My bet would be that thing is hotter than a baked...

My bet would be that thing is hotter than a baked potato that the owner didn't bother to keep appropriate info on, or report. Old Tri bike with straight worn out cassette, I tend to agree with a...
06-30-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 670
Posted By Juan Foote

Bearings — Dixie Industrial Sales...

Bearings — Dixie Industrial Sales (https://www.dixieindustrialsales.com/bearings)

I haven't dealt with them since moving out of the small storefront they had in Hapeville. Used to be called Dixie...
Forum: Southeast
06-29-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,470
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, but very limited for a road bike. I have...

Yes, but very limited for a road bike. I have often ridden from Vogel up to Blairsville and back. There is just enough hill coming out of Vogel to get your blood up but then mostly just rollers up to...
06-27-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,347
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, major plus to getting fat and ugly is that...

Yes, major plus to getting fat and ugly is that you get to wear your shirts.
06-27-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,347
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, it opens up the super squirrel secret area....

Yes, it opens up the super squirrel secret area. They have cookies.
06-27-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,347
Posted By Juan Foote

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other...

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other members.
Forum: Introductions
06-27-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Juan Foote

I thought it quite considerate of OP to wave a...

I thought it quite considerate of OP to wave a red flag for the mods right off the rip.
Forum: Introductions
06-27-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Juan Foote

FOMO IS real! Darnit!

FOMO IS real! Darnit!
06-21-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Juan Foote

Had I been a little more cognizant of its use...

Had I been a little more cognizant of its use case, it would also have made an excellent dog pen for rides with the wiener pup(s).
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Juan Foote

Tape and a razor blade. Mask off the items you...

Tape and a razor blade. Mask off the items you don't want painted the first time, reverse the second time.
06-21-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Juan Foote

I have to admit a level of regret for not picking...

I have to admit a level of regret for not picking up a "stroller" trailer that was in the local Goodwill some years ago. I opted to think about it and came back the next day already purchased and...
Forum: Introductions
06-13-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By Juan Foote

Probably the nitrogen narcosis.

Probably the nitrogen narcosis.
Forum: Southeast
06-12-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Juan Foote

I've been to a couple of really good shooting...

I've been to a couple of really good shooting events there.
06-08-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,522
Posted By Juan Foote

Yup, there are a couple of sub forums here that...

Yup, there are a couple of sub forums here that you could need to be prepared for. IIRC, road has a warning stickied at the top about what to expect in there. PnR and AnS are both worthy of a...
06-07-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,522
Posted By Juan Foote

Really cool feature about any forum is that "Log...

Really cool feature about any forum is that "Log Out" command at the top right of the forum. Further than that, you actually have to make a choice to surf here and participate. If you aren't caring...
06-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,320
Posted By Juan Foote

Something I would point out, this being your...

Something I would point out, this being your first century.

You will feel good early in the event and the perception may be that you shouldn't stop at the rest/support stop. DO SO. No matter how...
06-05-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,831
Posted By Juan Foote

The OP is not a member any longer on top of the...

The OP is not a member any longer on top of the post being 17 years old. Might not even be able to dig back that far for online records to the paper considering the state of the net at that time.
06-05-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By Juan Foote

I know that meant so much to your plan, eh? ...

I know that meant so much to your plan, eh?

I applaud your goal. I wouldn't mind having the time and fitness (not to even mention the funds) to go to various non-prohibition areas and enjoy the...
06-05-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,468
Posted By Juan Foote

The thing about this is resisting the urge to...

The thing about this is resisting the urge to "view" the post. If you want to ignore them, do so. After a while they get bored when you continue not to react.
06-03-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By Juan Foote

I am not sure, might be worth asking...but you...

I am not sure, might be worth asking...but you might be able to sig your channel or something for off site viewing. In spite of my long tenure here, I have no idea if it's within the rules so post to...
Forum: Northeast
06-03-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Juan Foote

It does state "full time year round position on a...

It does state "full time year round position on a DOT issued bike for possibly six hours a day".

This isn't going to be a cake walk on those rainy days and/or about half the year when it's a...
Forum: Recumbent
06-03-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By Juan Foote

I used to ride mine up at the Silver Comet and...

I used to ride mine up at the Silver Comet and occasionally would get caught in the rain. It's really fun when DF pass and kick the water and road grime right up in your grill.
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Juan Foote

Cycling session, like out on the road cycling, or...

Cycling session, like out on the road cycling, or "spin class"? And the above posters question is quite poignant considering the sub forum.


As an amputee I will be happy to impart to you my own...
Forum: Recumbent
05-30-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By Juan Foote

The biggest issue that I had with my Catrike Road...

The biggest issue that I had with my Catrike Road going onto dirt or pea gravel was loss of traction on the rear tire, even at low grades. The secondary issue is the idler pulley. I would think the...
05-30-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By Juan Foote

There is a product called "Bombz Away" that is a...

There is a product called "Bombz Away" that is a polish specifically for aluminum. Generally used and found within motorcycle circles. It says it doesn't work for chrome, but in my own experience it...
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By Juan Foote

Def Road Bikes material right there.

Def Road Bikes material right there.
05-25-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,914
Posted By Juan Foote

user delete, nvr mind...post where you will

user delete, nvr mind...post where you will
05-24-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 689
Posted By Juan Foote

Patch kit is Continental #0101895

Patch kit is Continental #0101895
05-24-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,914
Posted By Juan Foote

It is considered good decorum to create a new and...

It is considered good decorum to create a new and timely present thread instead of searching and bringing a zombie back.
05-23-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,780
Posted By Juan Foote

This happened in the late 80's. Wasn't really a...

This happened in the late 80's. Wasn't really a thing back then.
05-23-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,780
Posted By Juan Foote

The only time I was hit with something other than...

The only time I was hit with something other than the vehicle itself was when someone threw a boiled egg at me going the opposite direction. I crashed into a ditch that had recently been bush-hogged...
05-23-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Juan Foote

You are aware that on the typical road bike setup...

You are aware that on the typical road bike setup that your feet shouldn't reach the ground while on saddle? This is one of the reasons that top bar height is important, such that you CAN "step out"...
05-23-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,914
Posted By Juan Foote

This zombie is 6 years old. The OP hasn't been...

This zombie is 6 years old. The OP hasn't been active since 4 years ago.....

Somebody stab it in the brain.
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