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11-06-18, 08:54 AM
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Posted By dennis336

Wait, what!?!?! Please say it's not so ... the...

Wait, what!?!?! Please say it's not so ... the horror ... the horror :cry:
11-03-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,826
Posted By dennis336

Interesting - sounds like a lot of posters do...

Interesting - sounds like a lot of posters do rotate tires. That hadn't occurred to me to do. I've been using Gatorskins on my road bike and have gotten at least 4,500 miles on them - 4,600 and...
10-30-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,383
Posted By dennis336

Speaking for my long rides where I typically...

Speaking for my long rides where I typically drive to a location an hour or so from my home to do various loops ... I just bring my car key with me, leaving other keys at home. Then, 4 different...
10-25-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,824
Posted By dennis336

I hate to say I hate winter but I will admit my...

I hate to say I hate winter but I will admit my tolerance for the cold goes down more each year. Especially now that I'm cycling a lot more, the winter is a real hindrance. I'll get out with temps...
10-25-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 651
Posted By dennis336

My unprofessional opinion is that the bigger...

My unprofessional opinion is that the bigger factors improving hill climbing are:

1) As other noted, just riding more hills

2) gearing


I say gearing from my own anecdotal experience with a...
10-21-18, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By dennis336

Thanks all for the helpful responses - appreciate...

Thanks all for the helpful responses - appreciate you taking the time to respond!
10-19-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By dennis336

[QUOTE=rumrunn6;20624054]I need more flats so I...

[QUOTE=rumrunn6;20624054]I need more flats so I get better at this myself, hahahaha only kidding. I need more bikes & more seasonal tire swapping, yeah that would teach me better ... :innocent:...
10-19-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By dennis336

Good point - Yes, next time I'll try to be more...

Good point - Yes, next time I'll try to be more conscious of ensuring the tire bead is towards the center of the rim while slipping the other bead on - I 'kind of did that' but probably not very...
10-19-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By dennis336

Nice idea, hadn't seen those before .... thanks!

Nice idea, hadn't seen those before .... thanks!
10-19-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By dennis336

Tight tire fit while changing flat on the road

I just changed a flat on my bike - the flat occurred when I was fairly close to my car so I waited until I got home to change the tube. The tire was really tight putting back on the rim so I looked...
10-10-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By dennis336

Yeah, planning on a new phone for Christmas ......

Yeah, planning on a new phone for Christmas ... being kind of a cheapskate, I may end up deciding to see take that approach meets my needs first (and, as you noted, look into the USB charger as...
10-09-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By dennis336

Thanks for the responses. From the responses...

Thanks for the responses. From the responses thus far, and if I've interpreted correctly, it sounds like Garmin may be closer to what I was thinking of in terms of one of my criteria ... that is,...
10-09-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By dennis336

Basic GPS question

I've got a pretty basic question about bike GPS capabilities. Presently, I don't use a bike gps - I do often download an off-line Google Map of the area I'll be riding in. I generally just ride...
Forum: Northeast
10-09-18, 04:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,948
Posted By dennis336

A couple that I didn't see mentioned that...

A couple that I didn't see mentioned that actually end in MA but start in NY and CT close to the border (gravel roads):
Mount Riga Road - Starts in Salisbury, CT and ends in MA
Sunset Rock Road -...
10-06-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,013
Posted By dennis336

As others have experienced, my B17s felt...

As others have experienced, my B17s felt comfortable for me right out of the box. I have two, one on my road bike and the other on my touring/gravel bike.
Forum: Foo
09-29-18, 03:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,289
Posted By dennis336

And then there's this - the best 2 minutes and 51...

And then there's this - the best 2 minutes and 51 seconds you'll spend all day:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAmb4dVJAmU
Forum: Foo
09-28-18, 05:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,289
Posted By dennis336

Of course, because of this thread, during...

Of course, because of this thread, during yesterday evening's ride, I uncontrollably started singing 'Afternoon Delight' and 'Trailers for Sale or Rent' and, hard as I tried not to, 'Long, Lonesome...
09-28-18, 05:08 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,445
Posted By dennis336

I'll say again, as I did on another thread ... I...

I'll say again, as I did on another thread ... I purposely don't over clean my bike as I'm worried it will increase the risk of it lasting longer and taking away one of my rationales for getting a...
09-28-18, 03:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,929
Posted By dennis336

Thought so, just wanted to be sure. Good luck...

Thought so, just wanted to be sure. Good luck with the shopping!
Forum: Foo
09-27-18, 05:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,289
Posted By dennis336

That is a great song. For some reason, it...

That is a great song. For some reason, it reminded me of this one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYKQ3fwNb0c

Back in high school, my friend and I were big fans of the "Then came Bronson" show...
09-27-18, 04:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,929
Posted By dennis336

Hey, it sounded like your question was to me with...

Hey, it sounded like your question was to me with a quote from my earlier post and you. If it was, fyi, I'm not a woman so can't help with personal experience. Having said that, a trip to the LBS...
Forum: Foo
09-26-18, 04:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 899
Posted By dennis336

Actually, I have a dress just like hers that I...

Actually, I have a dress just like hers that I wear when I sing that song!! Can't wear it riding, though - keeps getting caught in the chain :D
Forum: Foo
09-26-18, 04:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 899
Posted By dennis336

Cool, some of my others are: Piano Man Cats...

Cool, some of my others are:
Piano Man
Cats in the Cradle
One Tin Soldier
Where have all the flowers gone
If I had a hammer

Nobody's reported me yet .....
Forum: Foo
09-25-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 899
Posted By dennis336

To show what a good husband I am, I actually took...

To show what a good husband I am, I actually took my wife to a Barry Manilow concert in Manhattan in the early 80's. Actually, we may have still just been dating at that time. Major sacrifice on my...
Forum: Foo
09-25-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 899
Posted By dennis336

Puff the Magic Dragon is one of mine, too! Dang,...

Puff the Magic Dragon is one of mine, too! Dang, though, if I can remember more than a few phrases.
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