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10-15-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Rogan

That was an inspiring talk, again thanks for...

That was an inspiring talk, again thanks for posting.
08-31-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Rogan

I did almost the same thing a few years ago. I...

I did almost the same thing a few years ago. I was watching golfers putting on a green right next to the MUP. Going 15 ~ 17 miles per hour and caught a bollard with my left handle bar. Judging by the...
05-14-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Rogan

Stand alone HRM

Is there such a thing as a stand alone heart rate monitor ? Wrist strap preferably. All I want is the ability to record my maximum heart rate and show my current heart rate. Doing this without the...
02-19-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,544
Posted By Rogan

How about something like this ? PepperBlaster...

How about something like this ?
PepperBlaster (https://www.kimberamerica.com/pepper-blaster)
07-22-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,847
Posted By Rogan

1. Advocacy- public support for or...

1. Advocacy- public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy

I believe the discontent, differences of opinion, venting and so on displayed on this sub group is very healthy...
06-18-16, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By Rogan

For years I have said that refined sugar should...

For years I have said that refined sugar should be controlled like nicotine and alcohol. My opinion is that refined sugar is a legal drug in this country.
06-11-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By Rogan

Dangers for adult riders

Michigan Bike Crash Highlights Dangers for Adult Riders - NBC News (http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/michigan-bike-crash-highlights-dangers-adult-riders-n589746)
11-09-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,542
Posted By Rogan

I also agree. Night riding is very relaxing for...

I also agree. Night riding is very relaxing for me.

I carry two headlights, a 550 and a 750 Niterider. The 750 is my main light with the 550 for backup. Also two tail lights. Main tail light is a...
08-25-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rogan

Not a link but a brand. Trucker Co. Superlight...

Not a link but a brand. Trucker Co. Superlight Alloy Organic. The ones I bought were sized for my Shimano SLX brakes. Drop in fit. About fifteen minutes to change both the front and rear pads,...
08-24-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rogan

My bike has disc brakes and I lube the chain with...

My bike has disc brakes and I lube the chain with Chain L, a wet oily lube. In 8,000 miles of riding this bike never once have I had a problem with chain oil on the brakes. At least not one that was...
06-06-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rogan

I found a new bicycle abandoned in the tall weeds...

I found a new bicycle abandoned in the tall weeds on a new construction site quite a few years ago. I was required to turn the bike over to the sheriff's office. They impounded the bike for 180 days...
05-07-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,888
Posted By Rogan

I have a 70 something neighbor that has a trike...

I have a 70 something neighbor that has a trike and a German Shepard sized mutt. The two of them can be seen going by my house then several miles down the road in a regular basis.

The dog went...
04-11-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 386,180
Posted By Rogan

Did you kill it or find it already dead ?

Did you kill it or find it already dead ?
02-20-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,747
Posted By Rogan

I will agree, it has been cold. 37 at my house...

I will agree, it has been cold. 37 at my house this morning. Way too cold for this cold weather wimp. It is only going to go up to 73 tomorrow. I will endure though. :p
01-20-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Rogan

Do not wear rose colored glasses going into a...

Do not wear rose colored glasses going into a cheap import / resell gig.

Here is one story I watched unfold to a friend of mine. A few years ago when construction was booming in America my...
12-23-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By Rogan

Agreed the Ziploc phone protectors work really...

Agreed the Ziploc phone protectors work really well. However, if you want to go really high end splurge on a hundred pack of these on Ebay. I get the 4 mil ones and one will last a month or more of...
11-27-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,382
Posted By Rogan

decent, companies and insurance all in the same...

decent, companies and insurance all in the same sentence. Is this a triple oxymoron ? :p

I think I would check my homeowners before I spent money on another policy.
11-26-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By Rogan

I have the 500 and use it for urban night riding....

I have the 500 and use it for urban night riding. Plenty bright enough on the low setting.

Do you realize the 500 is an older out of production model ? The new model is the 550.
11-17-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,157
Posted By Rogan

I had an Ithaca 20 GA pump in the early sixties....

I had an Ithaca 20 GA pump in the early sixties. Sweet shotgun, I wish I still owned it. My dad sold it and gave me a 20 GA Browning five shot semi automatic with a vented barrel. Super nice shotgun,...
11-15-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,157
Posted By Rogan

How about a Rockwell Super 900 radial arm saw...

How about a Rockwell Super 900 radial arm saw from the early 1960's ? Or a Lincoln 225 amp arc welder from the same era ? Farm kids get different kinds of toys for Christmas I guess.

Both of...
10-11-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,546
Posted By Rogan

Every time you apply the brakes with any pad...

Every time you apply the brakes with any pad composition you wear away pad and rotor. That is why they are replaceable. Harder pads are going to last longer than soft pads. Metallic pads being harder...
10-02-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,231
Posted By Rogan

I am in the States and have ordered from them...

I am in the States and have ordered from them numerous times. One order was slow getting to me. Otherwise good online purchasing experiences. No complaints.
09-13-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Rogan

Full bike racks are quite the surprise....

Full bike racks are quite the surprise. Especially where you live with it being the middle of September. I thought you would have snow by now. :rolleyes:
09-06-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By Rogan

Talk about an unlucky day...

Out for a ride with her husband and bam.

Chicago Actress Dies After Being Hit by Falling Tree | NBC Chicago...
08-18-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 386,180
Posted By Rogan

My ride yesterday morning. 400206400207

My ride yesterday morning.

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08-09-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Rogan

I like being able to glance down at the shift...

I like being able to glance down at the shift indicator to see what gear I am in. Not while just cruising along, rather when approaching a stop sign or some other obstruction that requires slowing or...
08-02-14, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,299
Posted By Rogan

Using Chain-L lube I soak a new chain in a Ziploc...

Using Chain-L lube I soak a new chain in a Ziploc type bag for several days. Then let the chain drip dry, wipe the outside and install.
07-02-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,422
Posted By Rogan

According to the email I got from Trek it has to...

According to the email I got from Trek it has to do with ISIS dropouts. If the Suntour fork has ISIS dropouts the fork needs to be replaced. All this if I am recalling the email correctly.

Today...
07-01-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,422
Posted By Rogan

It is not the fork breaking, rather the dropouts....

It is not the fork breaking, rather the dropouts. A broken dropout does not always mean the wheel will fall off.

BTW, my bike is on the recall list. The Clearwater, Florida Trek store told me...
06-21-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By Rogan

Seems we are not safe anywhere

North Port cyclist struck and killed on sidewalk in Charlotte Co - WFLA News Channel 8 (http://www.wfla.com/story/25835469/north-port-cyclist-struck-and-killed-on-sidewalk-in-charlotte-county)
06-15-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 386,180
Posted By Rogan

My ride this morning. Honeymoon Island Dunedin,...

My ride this morning. Honeymoon Island Dunedin, Florida

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05-27-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,810
Posted By Rogan

Get a bike computer that does not lose mileage or...

Get a bike computer that does not lose mileage or tire size when the battery dies. I have a Cateye that holds mileage and tire size when changing the battery. It takes two or three minutes once a...
05-27-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 386,180
Posted By Rogan

You would be calling them wrong if you had any in...

You would be calling them wrong if you had any in your area. The Gopher is a tortoise not a turtle.

Here you can read a little about the Gopher tortoise:

Gopher tortoise - Wikipedia, the...
05-26-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 386,180
Posted By Rogan

Todays ride on the Pinellas Trail near Tarpon...

Todays ride on the Pinellas Trail near Tarpon Springs, Florida.

Not the best of pics of a Gopher, but they are a protected species. Getting too close or otherwise disturbing them can get one cited...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 52,444
Posted By Rogan

I have a pair of those on my bike. Sure do feel...

I have a pair of those on my bike. Sure do feel good while riding.
05-19-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,521
Posted By Rogan

Sentencing was today. Sentencing day for man...

Sentencing was today.

Sentencing day for man in fatal Clearwater tandem bicycle crash...
05-10-14, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,667
Posted By Rogan

Read your quote again. It says "injury crashes"...

Read your quote again. It says "injury crashes" not crashes.
04-29-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,539
Posted By Rogan

Hey everyone, he said cross county not country. ...

Hey everyone, he said cross county not country.

To the OP, I ride a Trek Dual Sport hybrid 20 miles every week day. The Dual Sport is heavier than the FX series. On the weekends 30 miles minimum...
04-24-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,377
Posted By Rogan

About a year ago I faced this same situation....

About a year ago I faced this same situation. Somewhere in the neighborhood of 50 years off a bike. I bought a bike and let it sit in the den for two weeks, just looking at it. I was almost afraid to...
04-24-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,664
Posted By Rogan

Between two and three and a half miles most days....

Between two and three and a half miles most days. 66 years old here and I am "stiff" for the first couple of miles. Once I settle into a pace after the mild stiffness goes away and loosen up I am...
04-19-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,103
Posted By Rogan

The "polishing my crank" statement caught my...

The "polishing my crank" statement caught my attention also. Were you engaged in that activity in the presence of your wife's friend also ? :eek: Just curious.
04-09-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Rogan

I have not read the entire article yet, but I...

I have not read the entire article yet, but I like what it is saying. Thanks for the link.
04-06-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 386,180
Posted By Rogan

Some pictures of my ride yesterday and today. ...

Some pictures of my ride yesterday and today.

Bicycle ride 4/05/14 and 4/06/14 (http://imageevent.com/bayward/bicycle?rotp=6478&n=0)
Forum: Commuting
04-06-14, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,256
Posted By Rogan

They are called cuff clips. 373131

They are called cuff clips.

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Forum: Commuting
04-01-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,880
Posted By Rogan

Is that a Topeak rack on the back ? MTX model ?

Is that a Topeak rack on the back ? MTX model ?
03-03-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By Rogan

You can also continue on past Tarpon Springs all...

You can also continue on past Tarpon Springs all the way to the Southeast part of Lake Tarpon at John Chestnut park. A very nice ride on the Trail with less congestion than you will see going from...
02-28-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Rogan

That was an awesome read, thanks for taking the...

That was an awesome read, thanks for taking the time to do the write up and post it.
Forum: Commuting
02-27-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By Rogan

An absolute need for SLX ? Probably not. However,...

An absolute need for SLX ? Probably not. However, once you have used the SLX for a couple of hundred miles you will have completely put aside the cost of buying them. They are that nice.
02-23-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,746
Posted By Rogan

I just got back from a ~40 mile ride to Dunedin,...

I just got back from a ~40 mile ride to Dunedin, Dunedin Causeway and Honeymoon Island beach. I had to stop and buy more water to drink it was so warm and humid. :D I am glad it is getting warm...
02-23-14, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,283
Posted By Rogan

Wasn't Xenia the town that got wiped off the map...

Wasn't Xenia the town that got wiped off the map by a tornado years ago ?
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