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07-04-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,102
Posted By Miele Man

I don't know about the science but I do know that...

I don't know about the science but I do know that snacking on dried fruits/nuts on logging/mining road tours in Northern Ontario, Canada makes a big difference in how you feel after a couple of...
07-04-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,102
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Overnight your body converts fat into carbs via...

Overnight your body converts fat into carbs via gluconeogenesis, so you should generally have 25g of blood sugar (100 calories), 100g of glycogen in your liver (400), and 400g (1600) in your muscles...
07-04-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Retro Grouch

Your first step should be to try to determine...

Your first step should be to try to determine what is causing the flats.

My guess isn't going to be any better than anybody else. Since you say you recently re-spoked, check your rim tape. The...
07-03-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By 79pmooney

Find the reason for the flats. First find the...

Find the reason for the flats. First find the flat on the tube. The hole itself may tell you the cause, If not, match it up with the tire and rim. Look for the cause there. The causes could be...
07-02-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,843,094
Posted By victorm

Gotta say it felt good to put the decals on her...

Gotta say it felt good to put the decals on her today lovin this build
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07-02-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 696
Posted By tyrion

[/indent] You might need a setback seatpost, so...

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You might need a setback seatpost, so I wouldn't invest in an expensive one until you're determined how much setback you need.

The Velo Orange Grand Cru seatpost is one of the longer...
07-02-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 696
Posted By phughes

Actually the Microshift 10 and 11 speed bar end...

Actually the Microshift 10 and 11 speed bar end shifters can be switched to friction.
07-02-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 696
Posted By blakcloud

That frame is not designed for side pull brakes,...

That frame is not designed for side pull brakes, so you have to stick to cantilever or V brakes.

Your choice of cantilever will also mean purchasing cable hangers for front and rear. Not...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I think a saddle bag fits more stuff and is more...

I think a saddle bag fits more stuff and is more practical but You can also opt for the bikepacking seat butt rocket bag. My friend replaced his revelate with a new large apidura bag and that thing...
06-29-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 56,811
Views: 8,164,113
Posted By machinist42

653, But Alas, 53 <sigh emoji>

Vintage roadbike bob jackson dura ace - $450Posted 2020-06-29 15:37

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06-29-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 56,811
Views: 8,164,113
Posted By sheddle

Well, this will go fast. ...

Well, this will go fast.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/vintage-gary-fisher-1987-montare/7150495342.htmlVintage Gary Fisher 1987 Montare Mountain Bike - $75 (Seabeck)...
06-21-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,174
Posted By Indyracer

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of...

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of water. Masks are useless.
Forum: Foo
06-18-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,204
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I love the Methow! If you ping me in advance,...

I love the Methow! If you ping me in advance, I'll probably come out for a few days to meet you. Maybe get dinner to celebrate your Rendezvous traverse. I'll take you hiking, too, I maintain a 7 mile...
Forum: Foo
06-17-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,204
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is downtown Winthrop in December. I go every...

This is downtown Winthrop in December. I go every year for my birthday. There are a lot of great places, but I keep coming back here. It's wonderful in every season, but I love snow, and they get a...
06-14-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,843,094
Posted By Unca_Sam

Made some changes

I'll say this is complete now.
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First real trail ride. ...
Forum: Touring
06-13-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 180,693
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Gravel Circumnavigation of Moosehead Lake (2...

Gravel Circumnavigation of Moosehead Lake (2 nights)

...
06-09-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By canklecat

Okay, so not the full rigorous exam. It's...

Okay, so not the full rigorous exam. It's possible there's a temporary problem, like the posterior vitreous detachment I just experienced. If so, it'll clear up in a few weeks.

A few other things...
06-07-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By billytwosheds

Like the other thread (about Chris Kvale's shop...

Like the other thread (about Chris Kvale's shop being looted), posting this kind of political claim without evidence (and in the wrong subforum) is irresponsible.

Please stop.

There are outlets...
06-06-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,626
Posted By BobbyG

I know you're joking, but I ride with an...

I know you're joking, but I ride with an AirZound. Since it is so loud, I can signal a polite toot or two from a great distance away so it's not so loud and scary, and give the pedestrians plenty...
Forum: Foo
06-04-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,429,574
Posted By TankSlapper

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe 1955 (only...

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe 1955 (only 2 coupes were built)
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1591314058_8e493ae99ee4b343f1ab29384a7d69b74bf3f453.jpeg...
06-04-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By pbass

No kidding. As a parent, when you see something...

No kidding. As a parent, when you see something like this, the mama/papa bear instinct kicks right in. That dude is way bigger than me but I wouldn't have noticed.
06-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Melvang

Sorry, have to brag up my wife

So, a little back story. My wife has barreled with her weight ever since puberty. She has always thought hypothyroid, but could never get a doctor to do the right tests, and stay with one doctor long...
06-04-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By Miele Man

That bicyclist was really lucky that the guy...

That bicyclist was really lucky that the guy retreated rather than defended himself when first being attacked or when the bicyclist grabbed the flyers from the little girl. Had that been my child I...
06-04-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By tyrion

IMO "perp", which is short for "perpetrator of a...

IMO "perp", which is short for "perpetrator of a crime" - in this case a crime against a child - is a greater condemnation than "jerk".
06-03-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,940
Posted By philbob57

It's not any part of the bike that is a problem -...

It's not any part of the bike that is a problem - it's gradual loss of flexibility. Even leaning my bike over, which I do more than ever, at 75 my leg just won't reliably swing high enough to clear...
06-01-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,849
Posted By AlmostTrick

That was back at the beginning of 2017. By 2018,...

That was back at the beginning of 2017. By 2018, I was back up to drinking 5-6 nights a week. “Only” 2 beers and a shot or 2 each night, I never had a hangover or issues that affected my daily life....
05-28-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,171
Posted By 70sSanO

I know nothing about bike fit or kinesiology....

I know nothing about bike fit or kinesiology. There is so much info out there on the "correct" setup. When I first started KOPS was the basic starting point and I pretty much used that as a guide....
05-25-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By The Golden Boy

Mike was a squared away trooper. I heard a lot...

Mike was a squared away trooper. I heard a lot of stories of what happened that night. The outcome of very single story is Mike was an absolute badass who gave his life to protect his troops.

...
Forum: Foo
05-25-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,588
Posted By Chrisp72

So just saw this post as I've been spending most...

So just saw this post as I've been spending most of my time on the Touring group. I have read some of the posts here and got excited to post so I skipped a few pages...I hope this hasn't been talked...
05-25-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
Posted By 79pmooney

To me. the sweet era in the history of bicycles...

To me. the sweet era in the history of bicycles was the '80s. The Japanese ruled. And one of the big reasons for that was that they created a set of standards that basically everybody had to follow...
05-24-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By jetboy

Yes: it seems like the discussion is how ****ty...

Yes: it seems like the discussion is how ****ty it is we can't have hotdogs and go to the beach because of the pandemic- which is not the point of the day at all. Think about all of those who can't...
05-24-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,843,094
Posted By dickbandit

Completed my '89 Bridgestone MB3 quarantine...

Completed my '89 Bridgestone MB3 quarantine project. Built this up from a frame I bought from a neighbor.

A fun mix of parts: vintage Nitto bullmoose bars, Shimano Deore levers, Suntour power...
05-23-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By merziac

Home of the free, because of the brave.

Home of the free, because of the brave.
05-23-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By xiaoman1

Remember What This Weekend/Day is About

Today we find ourselves in difficult and uncertain times, let us not forget those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms that we sometimes take for granted...
in their HONOR have a...
Forum: Touring
05-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,067
Posted By saddlesores

all right, the doctor is in. five cents, please....

all right, the doctor is in. five cents, please.


maybe just me, maybe i'm not the romantic type, but this really sounds sorta creepy.

you met some chick, online is it, talked a few times,...
Forum: Touring
05-19-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,002
Posted By ravenix

Agreed, I road south from Bellingham to the...

Agreed, I road south from Bellingham to the California border a few years back and the view was fantastic without traffic obscuring it.
05-19-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,843,094
Posted By @johnoliva1

'88 Ross MT Hood

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Modded Ross Mt Hood, upgraded stem, 3 speed bars,...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,588
Posted By Darth Lefty

Just circling back here. I got one of the carbon...

Just circling back here. I got one of the carbon steel Lodge pans, and I LLLLOVE it. I am definitely going to be getting larger one also. I can’t see any reason to own a cast-iron pan when these...
05-18-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Start at STEP ONE- ...

Start at STEP ONE-
https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/rear-derailleur-adjustment

Sounds like your limit screw is preventing full travel?
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,002
Posted By alan s

Aside from wind direction, a good reason to ride...

Aside from wind direction, a good reason to ride south is the ocean is on your right, so you have a better view. Also, the shoulder is usually better on the ocean side in California.
Forum: Foo
05-16-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,588
Posted By ahsposo

Last Sunday night cooked some kabob on my Lodge...

Last Sunday night cooked some kabob on my Lodge grill:

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Chicken marinated in...
05-11-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

Some cool bikes posted recently! Nice B&W...

Some cool bikes posted recently!

Nice B&W photo dqrider!

Here's a recent snap of Trek 950 also previously shown earlier in thread
on a recent ride.

Yeah, my boredom often results in another...
Forum: Touring
05-10-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 180,693
Posted By Doug64

Czech Republic ...

Czech Republic
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05-08-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By DQRider

Urban Bike Conversions?

I've posted this bike here before. The only thing that has changed is that I turned the handlebar rightside-up. But I set out to shoot some gritty urban noir, and this shot says it all:
...
05-07-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,700
Posted By 79pmooney

I screwed up Sunday and let myself get sucked...

I screwed up Sunday and let myself get sucked into being way too close to strangers not masked. On top of that, I have a housemate who will not survive should I bring this disease home. We had the...
05-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,843,094
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

Last night I brought home what I believe to be a...

Last night I brought home what I believe to be a Japan-made Specialized Stumpjumper Sport XT. It has a good number of original parts, but the seat, seatpost, tires, rear derailleur and pedals have...
05-05-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,698
Posted By shotwellian

It's also important to know though that many of...

It's also important to know though that many of the urban segments of the Great Redwood Trail are happening much sooner. Ukiah just completed two segments, Willits has a grant to build the trail...
05-03-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,102
Posted By ooga-booga

criterion channel streaming service had a double...

criterion channel streaming service had a double feature of two faves-the limey and mulholland drive. couldn't resist. a 9 and 9.5 respectively.
05-03-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,700
Posted By SHBR

Heh. I've been saying that for the past THREE...

Heh. I've been saying that for the past THREE months. :rolleyes:

Nobody cares, and its most likely a nothing burger.

I miss the old America.

Prince - America (Official Music Video) (Live in...
04-29-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,403
Posted By Chicago Al

My wife walked in while I was looking at your...

My wife walked in while I was looking at your bike and when I pointed out your stem and bars said 'that's what it needs!' meaning the one I am fixing up for her. I think she's right. Thanks!
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