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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
08-28-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By themp

Watch out for the speed trap(automobile) near...

Watch out for the speed trap(automobile) near Exmore on Route 13. :cry:
08-08-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By themp

Well, to late.... But, I did order a new hitch...

Well, to late.... But, I did order a new hitch pin lock to go with the wheel locks, only around $12. So, they should all be keyed the same.
07-31-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By themp

At the parking lot yesterday a small SUV had the...

At the parking lot yesterday a small SUV had the 1.25 and I got to look and try to wiggle it. It was rock solid. I ordered the 1.25 original when I got back home from my ride😎
04-23-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By themp

Further wife comment is she went to high school...

Further wife comment is she went to high school with the 'stonys' and they were depicted in the movie correctly. Basically the salt of the earth. They even called themselves stonys and when the...
03-26-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,971
Posted By themp

I wear these on my flat pedals with socks: ...

I wear these on my flat pedals with socks:

https://www.rei.com/product/127478/keen-newport-h2-sandals-mens

Easy to put on and cinch up. Good grip on the pins. Cool in the summer, I live in the...
03-13-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,489
Posted By themp

The problem was that my rim cut the rubber valve...

The problem was that my rim cut the rubber valve stem when I attached the pump and then the tube failed. It was a tube that had many miles on it, and for me and my pump, the stem would flex as I...
03-13-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,489
Posted By themp

I was only posting on small pliers that are easy...

I was only posting on small pliers that are easy to carry on a bicycle bag. I was not suggesting that other people use thread locker on the stem valve nut. I was just stating why I need the small...
03-13-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,489
Posted By themp

The stem nut is round for the tubes I am using,...

The stem nut is round for the tubes I am using, so a box type wrench will not work. I need something to grab onto the round nut and this is what I found that was small and cheap. All I need is...
03-13-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,489
Posted By themp

I am not sure what solution you think I was...

I am not sure what solution you think I was looking for? I was just posting about the small little pliers I found cheap at Walmart and felt that others might use them or want them also. I just added...
03-11-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,489
Posted By themp

Small Pliers

I use tubes that have a metal valve and nut. I have had to use a small amount of blue thread-locker to keep the nut from spinning up as I ride. I just tighten the nut enough to keep the valve stem...
02-15-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By themp

I use protection(helicopter tape) where any...

I use protection(helicopter tape) where any brake/shift cables rub against the frame as I ride and turn. Mostly on the head tube. My chain stay came with helicopter tape already applied.
01-16-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,655
Posted By themp

Email received from ridewithgps support: "I...

Email received from ridewithgps support:

"I just wanted to update you on our work to remedy the ride recording issues you've had as a result to the iOS 15.2 update.
We've just released an update...
Forum: Southeast
11-30-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,230
Posted By themp

In my city they are adding bicycle lanes to most...

In my city they are adding bicycle lanes to most roads. It has been interesting to watch this come down and I do ride on the new lanes. It has made the city much safer to ride a bicycle, but there...
05-25-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By themp

One option is to put a sticker over it. ...

One option is to put a sticker over it.

https://www.vcgraphix.com/collections/bicycle-name-stickers

https://www.redbubble.com/shop/cannondale+stickers
04-22-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By themp

I went cheap and have not had any problems. I...

I went cheap and have not had any problems. I have driven 4-5 hours from home on back roads and Interstate. Pick the style and number of bikes you want to carry.
...
Forum: Southeast
04-02-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By themp

There is a bike path(asphalt/concrete) from...

There is a bike path(asphalt/concrete) from Corolla down to the Wright Memorial. You can then do a road section on the coast side past the Wright Memorial that then hooks back into a bike path that...
02-14-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,031
Posted By themp

I use a cable lock and this when I go into a...

I use a cable lock and this when I go into a restroom, convenience store, fast food, etc.

...
02-03-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,171
Posted By themp

Silence of the Lambs. My family is from...

Silence of the Lambs. My family is from Scottdale, Pa, 20 minutes away....

Looks like it just sold:

https://nypost.com/2021/02/02/silence-of-the-lambs-home-sells-for-290k/
01-14-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,389
Posted By themp

At the 4:27 minute mark: ...

At the 4:27 minute mark:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6Ri2kr8xJU
12-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,226
Posted By themp

I am cheap so I went with: ...

I am cheap so I went with:
https://allen.bike/collections/hitch-racks
11-30-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By themp

He forgot the oncoming LED blinker!

https://www.wimp.com/weve-all-run-into-these-different-types-of-cyclists/
Forum: Southeast
11-19-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By themp

The owner has been working on the place for a few...

The owner has been working on the place for a few years and this summer/fall it was completed: https://www.spokeandart.com/
Forum: Southeast
11-18-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By themp

You should be good going east from Four Mile...

You should be good going east from Four Mile Creek Trailhead. The parking lot gets crowded but most folks are going to Dorey Park into Richmond. The trail is lightly traveled all the way to...
10-31-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,759
Posted By themp

Similar age and the same thing happened to me in...

Similar age and the same thing happened to me in terms of not being able to unclip in time. I just chalked it up to age and reaction time. Not wanting to get injured and end my cycling enjoyment I...
10-22-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By themp

One other option that I have to do every so often...

One other option that I have to do every so often is to reset the caliper to the rotor. You loosen the two bolts that hold the caliper and then apply the brakes with good force. Tighten the bolts...
07-26-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By themp

That is the problem. I am at an age that...

That is the problem. I am at an age that running/cycling outside in anything greater than 90 degrees is not fun and my body does not respond well or recover well. The gym was good in that I could...
07-19-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By themp

I drove to the top of Mount Mitchell two weeks...

I drove to the top of Mount Mitchell two weeks ago and saw a bunch of cyclist finishing the climb. The restrooms are now open, but the office/concession stand/gift shop are closed. The restaurant...
07-09-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By themp

My chain ring wobbled because the BB was not...

My chain ring wobbled because the BB was not torqued correctly and was very slightly loose.
05-19-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By themp

Lots of options here, can select your university...

Lots of options here, can select your university from the drop down:

https://www.amazon.com/WinCraft-University-South-Carolina-Sticker/dp/B008KP4S8C?ref_=fsclp_pl_dp_5&th=1&psc=1
03-27-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,438
Posted By themp

Have had my Uncle's pocket watch for 40 years and...

Have had my Uncle's pocket watch for 40 years and it never worked. Ordered some inexpensive pocket watch tools from Amazon(very small screws and parts to deal with). Took it apart(YouTube help)...
03-12-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,875
Posted By themp

Yesterday I saw three on the MUP. Older couple...

Yesterday I saw three on the MUP. Older couple with their daughter who pulled her daughter in a child trailer. They had these:

https://www.greenbikeusa.com/products/gb750mag

The couple had an...
11-10-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,098
Posted By themp

Using the Park 3.2 tool always for me showed that...

Using the Park 3.2 tool always for me showed that my chain was worn out, where as the Pedro ChainChecker Plus2 showed it was OK. I decided to wait until the Pedro tool showed a worn out chain and I...
10-17-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By themp

I have a two ring setup on my Specialized...

I have a two ring setup on my Specialized Crosstrail Hybrid and it was a long road to finding the chain rings that could be used to replace them. The small chain ring turned out not to bad and I...
07-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By themp

Had a lot of problems with Strava with an iPhone...

Had a lot of problems with Strava with an iPhone 6s and a weak battery. It exhibited what you are seeing and I was using Power Saving mode during a ride to make sure the battery lasted longer. I...
04-28-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,844
Posted By themp

On the weekends our Greenway/MUP is very crowded...

On the weekends our Greenway/MUP is very crowded and lots of people use the whole path walking with dogs, strollers, or whatever. I have stopped announcing my pass if it looks safe(I go slow). If I...
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