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05-31-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By JDandy

I tried the neoprene patch on a couple of small...

I tried the neoprene patch on a couple of small holes in the hip area of my shorts due to a spill I took around this time last year. For me it was a waste of money. Admittedly I may have not had...
04-21-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,267
Posted By JDandy

That would be the bike world. Mountain bikes and...

That would be the bike world. Mountain bikes and most hybrids are measured in inches. Road bikes are measured in centimeters. They are measured differently which is why a small hybrid bike might be...
04-21-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,267
Posted By JDandy

This.

This.
04-18-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,202
Posted By JDandy

I'm surprised no one has mentioned the Race Face...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned the Race Face Chester...
04-16-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,267
Posted By JDandy

The difference has to do with Hybrid/Mountain...

The difference has to do with Hybrid/Mountain bike measurements (inches) and Road bike measurements (centimeters). I know they are measured differently but I don't know how to explain it. Maybe...
04-16-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,267
Posted By JDandy

Chances are your bike is indeed 17" based on the...

Chances are your bike is indeed 17" based on the info you were able to find so far. If that is the case then this would explain why the bike feels just a bit too big for you. Using the chart from...
Replies: 258
Views: 47,904
Posted By JDandy

I'm just now discovering this sub-forum. I guess...

I'm just now discovering this sub-forum. I guess I now can see myself becoming an endurance cyclist in the future. I certainly have an interest in this part of the cycling world. Below is a repost...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-09-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By JDandy

This link is a good place to start:...

This link is a good place to start: https://switching-gears.org/
it has a map of Summit and Portage Counties as well as links to maps from surrounding counties. You may find hard copies of this map...
03-12-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,190
Posted By JDandy

"Go ahead and open that package from China....

"Go ahead and open that package from China. Coronavirus doesn't spread by mail. (World Health Organization). By. Lateshia Beachum."
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01-15-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By JDandy

I don't feel that I yet have the experience to...

I don't feel that I yet have the experience to add much to the discussion here but I just wanted to say that I dig the the phrasing of your question.:thumb: However, I will make this suggestion:
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12-01-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,909
Posted By JDandy

hah . . . those look to be exactly like the...

hah . . . those look to be exactly like the glasses I wear while riding now except I spent the "big" bucks and got the case, lens cloth, soft pouch, every color lens, etc. together as one package. I...
11-11-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,909
Posted By JDandy

As a newer rider that was my initial strategy but...

As a newer rider that was my initial strategy but I got tired of the cheap plastic breaking in the middle of a ride. No financial loss but quite annoying.

I then went to Aliexpress and forked...
09-24-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 121,815
Posted By JDandy

racing the sun

50 miles on a mix of mups, roads (including 14 miles of chip seal), and 14 miles of mostly packed gravel.

I got a late start and only have "see me" lights and no real lights to for navigation so I...
Forum: Touring
08-29-19, 03:15 PM
Forum: Touring
08-29-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By JDandy

It looks like you did some camping as well,...

It looks like you did some camping as well, correct?
08-29-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 121,815
Posted By JDandy

30 miles . . . I'm now combining courses to...

30 miles . . . I'm now combining courses to stretch out my short rides. In this case I combined two 15 mile courses.
08-26-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 121,815
Posted By JDandy

66 miles on a mostly crushed limestone towpath -...

66 miles on a mostly crushed limestone towpath - my longest ride since completing my first century ride two weeks ago.
Forum: Great Lakes
08-26-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,297
Posted By JDandy

I rode the towpath section of OTET from Akron to...

I rode the towpath section of OTET from Akron to Canal Fulton on Sunday 8/25. In addition to the Hickory Street detour in north Akron, I found the towpath to be really rough south of downtown Akron....
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By JDandy

Congratulations! Loved the photos. Thanks for...

Congratulations! Loved the photos. Thanks for the inspiration. Ultralight touring makes more and more sense to me.

I would love to hear more about your gear, set-up, the trip itself . . ....
08-15-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 121,815
Posted By JDandy

Happy Birthday! . . . from one greybeard to...

Happy Birthday! . . . from one greybeard to another:lol: (nice miles btw)
08-12-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 121,815
Posted By JDandy

I'm 58 and I'm riding a 1996 Gary Fisher Avant...

I'm 58 and I'm riding a 1996 Gary Fisher Avant Garde. It's worked for me so far.

Thanks for the encouragement.
08-12-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 121,815
Posted By JDandy

Thank you. The event was called the Emerald...

Thank you. The event was called the Emerald Necklace 100 Bike Ride. It "encircles Cleveland using the Emerald Necklace of Parks and bike trails."

I completed the course in about 10 hours. We...
08-11-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 121,815
Posted By JDandy

I rode my first century (yesterday). Woo...

I rode my first century (yesterday). Woo ho!:thumb:
08-09-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,715
Posted By JDandy

How about an ebay storefront from an actual brick...

How about an ebay storefront from an actual brick & mortar cycling shop? I have two pairs of Bellwether O2 Men's Cycling Shorts from 365Cycles (sorry as a newb I can't post a link yet). They are...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-18-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,297
Posted By JDandy

The Akron detour is most definitely in effect. I...

The Akron detour is most definitely in effect. I trekked up the Hickory Street hill today. I think what JodyBikes is referring to is the detour of the detour. For a short while part of the Hickory...
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