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10-18-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By berner

The recommendation by people who understand these...

The recommendation by people who understand these things is to maintain a flat back and it works on my old bod. Power lifters don't bend at the waist to lift but bend at the knees and look straight...
10-16-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By berner

Thanks for that.

Thanks for that.
10-13-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By berner

I have a rack similar but lighter in construction...

I have a rack similar but lighter in construction to the one you pictured. I hang about 30 pounds on it for short term tours. For longer tours the pictured rack would be more reliable. To get a bit...
10-10-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By berner

I'm glad you found your answer to comfort. I was...

I'm glad you found your answer to comfort. I was going to comment that often just a very small difference in distance or angle of the bars can make a huge difference in comfort.
10-10-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,294
Posted By berner

Was it PT Barnum who said 'You will never lose...

Was it PT Barnum who said 'You will never lose money betting against the intelligence of people?' Antelopes must visit a waterhole each day. Lions know this and try to intercept the antelopes but the...
10-07-18, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By berner

I do as you do, measure heigth to where the sit...

I do as you do, measure heigth to where the sit bones rest on the saddle.
10-07-18, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By berner

I agree on fatter tires or using just a bit less...

I agree on fatter tires or using just a bit less air pressure will make a world of difference. For myself, I constantly re-evaluate my position on the bike which varies with how many miles I'm...
10-07-18, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By berner

I've been using Specialized Turbos or Turbo Pros....

I've been using Specialized Turbos or Turbo Pros. I just checked my maintenance log for the back tire. Don'r remember if it is Turbo or Turbo Pro but it has 4600 miles with a few more miles left on...
10-05-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,239
Posted By berner

That would not buff right out. I'm the son of a...

That would not buff right out. I'm the son of a cautious and my only criticism of my Dad is he was not cautious enough. I put quit a bit of effort on being present for every instant on the bike but...
10-05-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By berner

Last winter one of our club members, Kate Embrie,...

Last winter one of our club members, Kate Embrie, while on holiday in Florida, had a somewhat similar incident. In her case the pavement on the shoulder suddenly ran out and the wheels dropped into...
10-05-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,239
Posted By berner

That shows proper respect Rachel. Bikes and...

That shows proper respect Rachel. Bikes and babies are made every day but they are not disposable. They go on to become someones significant other.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-18, 03:44 PM
10-04-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,381
Posted By berner

Elk are quite big. Same with moose/auto ...

Elk are quite big. Same with moose/auto encounters in New Hampshire. The roads there are posted with many warming signs claiming hundreds of crashes each year and drivers continue to zip along at...
10-04-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 581
Posted By berner

Sometimes the angle of the wrist with the bar...

Sometimes the angle of the wrist with the bar causes a nerve to be pinched. I've had that happen in the past. I would experiment with rotating the bar a bit.
09-30-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By berner

A loose fit of the seat post is more likely to...

A loose fit of the seat post is more likely to cause point loading on the seat tube. This may or may not be a be a problem well down the road. If it were a carbon bike I would do something about it....
09-30-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By berner

The satisfaction of a successful job - well done.

The satisfaction of a successful job - well done.
09-30-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By berner

I always wear some sort of high Vis shirt. On...

I always wear some sort of high Vis shirt. On longer rides it's a standard cut cycling jersey. For casual rides around town I have several high Vis tees from Wallmart that were cheap.
09-30-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By berner

Good job. If we don't insist on rights, there are...

Good job. If we don't insist on rights, there are plenty of people willing to trample over those rights.
09-28-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By berner

My first line of defense is loose shoes and a...

My first line of defense is loose shoes and a heavy wool socks and an insulated foot bed....
09-27-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,679
Posted By berner

I began riding a road bike at my young 70s...

I began riding a road bike at my young 70s (almost 80 now). At 50 you are still a sweet young thang with a bright future ahead of you. There is quite a bit of adjustment on bike fit. The stem can be...
Forum: Touring
09-26-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,268
Posted By berner

All Around Wheelset Hierarchy for Road Bike...

All Around Wheelset Hierarchy for Road Bike (http://mattbike.com/all-around-wheelset-hierarchy-for-road-bike/) I came across this website comparing a number of rims. The list is far from...
Forum: Foo
09-26-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 863
Posted By berner

I have been having a good time finding child...

I have been having a good time finding child musical prodigies on YouTube. Some of these children have unbelievable talent even at preschool age. The link is to one video of Emily Bear who plays...
Forum: Foo
09-26-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,018
Posted By berner

Anything by Santana or Mahattan Transfer at any...

Anything by Santana or Mahattan Transfer at any time or anywhere is more than fine.
09-25-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By berner

I began riding a bike at age low 70s because I...

I began riding a bike at age low 70s because I got tired of driving 400 miles on week-ends to hike in New Hampshire. It was not long before I enjoyed the bike just as much as hiking in the mountains....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By berner

Take a look at crank forward bikes and see if...

Take a look at crank forward bikes and see if this type bike will so what you need. https://www.google.com/search?q=crank+forward+bikes&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-1-ab
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