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Posted By Mzungu

like I said the problem is solved if I put the...

like I said the problem is solved if I put the pads between toes. Nairobi would be expensive trip.
Thanks for advice though.
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Posted By Mzungu

Wow first time someone had a name for it. Now...

Wow first time someone had a name for it. Now after reading i think i will wear sandals more.
07-18-14, 02:47 AM
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Views: 51,772
Posted By Mzungu

Hey Ed. I try to get people to stop using the...

Hey Ed. I try to get people to stop using the term and have had limited success. So I gave in.


wow a 1938 raleigh.
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Views: 4,612
Posted By Mzungu

So I found how to alleviate the problem. Someone...

So I found how to alleviate the problem. Someone said they have same problem and to put foam earplugs in between the affected toes. that usually prevents the problem. So i must be pinching a...
07-03-14, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Mzungu

70's Raleigh

low end 70's Raleigh
390995
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Posted By Mzungu

I started a similar thread a month ago on this...

I started a similar thread a month ago on this same forum. You might read what people posted.

My pain is under second toe.

Does yours lessen after you get off the bike?

Besides trying...
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Posted By Mzungu

Like i said, we dont have many specialists where...

Like i said, we dont have many specialists where I live.
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Posted By Mzungu

First thanks for all the replies. I posted and...

First thanks for all the replies. I posted and expected an email notification as i lurk here in spurts.



Both shoes have spd. Recently someone else suggested insoles, but now i realize one...
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Posted By Mzungu

Unexplained Toe pain

Two years ago I started getting severe pain in my second toe on my right foot. It comes after about 1-2 hours of continuous riding. If i stop every hour it doesnt come. If i stop and massage it...
Forum: Africa
03-02-10, 03:40 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

What?!? you lived somewhere in Africa two years...

What?!? you lived somewhere in Africa two years and you would of prevented her from having the time of her life. It was just plain bad luck she got hit.

-Africa is about 3 X size of continental...
05-14-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 36,434
Posted By Mzungu

Hey man, I vote this thread is moved back. ...

Hey man, I vote this thread is moved back. Africa has 19 threads, and you take the best one? Wait til we tell Flic it has been hijacked.
Forum: Africa
05-14-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

Hey man, I vote this thread is moved back. ...

Hey man, I vote this thread is moved back. Africa has 19 threads, and you take the best one? Wait til we tell Flic it has been hijacked.
01-14-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 36,434
Posted By Mzungu

She has recovered, finished physical therapy. ...

She has recovered, finished physical therapy. She has resumed surfing and bikig and all that.

Re being prepared with gear. I tend to travel in africa with tools and some spares, but I think in...
Forum: Africa
01-14-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

She has recovered, finished physical therapy. ...

She has recovered, finished physical therapy. She has resumed surfing and bikig and all that.

Re being prepared with gear. I tend to travel in africa with tools and some spares, but I think in...
Forum: Commuting
12-07-08, 06:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,465
Posted By Mzungu

This is great. Instead of educating someone on...

This is great. Instead of educating someone on the implications of parking in the bike lane, some of us it seems are trying to make more biking enemies.
12-01-08, 04:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By Mzungu

Seems to me you should go with mtn bike . I...

Seems to me you should go with mtn bike .

I went to Tanzania for similar reasons in 1977 and "stayed on". But mtn bikes were readily available at the time so i walked and bused and drove.
Even...
Forum: Touring
11-17-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,792
Posted By Mzungu

internal geared hub for off road touring

Most of my touring is on rough tracks, sometimes no track, and sometimes I end up bashing through brush and grass. In the past few years I have had buddies rip off the rear deraileurs , break...
Forum: Africa
11-20-07, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By Mzungu

The pics were taken in Tanzania but not in...

The pics were taken in Tanzania but not in National game parks. Forget about South African Parks, Tanzania has the big ones. Even elephants I have seen outside parks. The giraffes were on a...
Forum: Africa
11-20-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By Mzungu

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=59108&stc=1&d=1195570370
Forum: Africa
11-20-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By Mzungu

Africa Pics

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=59107&stc=1&d=1195567487
Forum: Africa
11-20-07, 08:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,635
Posted By Mzungu

hey kenyan_boy, Mambo? Umepotea Florida au...

hey kenyan_boy, Mambo? Umepotea Florida au unatembelea kwa muda tu.
Forum: Africa
08-02-07, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,633
Posted By Mzungu

Tour de Rwanda

Anyone ever gone to this race? going this year?

We are sending 5 riders on the bus today.
02-23-07, 11:31 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 36,434
Posted By Mzungu

cool. Please post on your website. You know...

cool. Please post on your website.

You know that in Ethiopia you will get hassled alot in small towns. Just get mentally prepared is all.

erik
Forum: Africa
02-23-07, 11:31 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

cool. Please post on your website. You know...

cool. Please post on your website.

You know that in Ethiopia you will get hassled alot in small towns. Just get mentally prepared is all.

erik
Forum: Touring
02-11-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Mzungu

Hey Flic. Lots of people seem to be rooting for...

Hey Flic. Lots of people seem to be rooting for you. I think your are going to make it. See you in a bit.

erik
Forum: Touring
02-11-07, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Mzungu

Touring in Africa with a hollow bottom bracket stuff?

Not sure if I am asking a question or telling a story.

Would you ride through Africa or around the world on new model hollow bottom bracket and hollow crank arms? I am sure they are strong but...
01-18-07, 01:25 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 36,434
Posted By Mzungu

Well flic I am rooting for you. When you get to...

Well flic I am rooting for you. When you get to Tanzania and stop and visit us i will be able to tell some others to eat their words.

I think the "exaggerations" and misspellings are...
Forum: Africa
01-18-07, 01:25 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

Well flic I am rooting for you. When you get to...

Well flic I am rooting for you. When you get to Tanzania and stop and visit us i will be able to tell some others to eat their words.

I think the "exaggerations" and misspellings are...
01-05-07, 06:19 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 36,434
Posted By Mzungu

what is wrong with Africa?

what is wrong with Africa?
Forum: Africa
01-05-07, 06:19 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

what is wrong with Africa?

what is wrong with Africa?
01-01-07, 04:27 AM
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Views: 2,781
Posted By Mzungu

Yeah it is humbling to get left like that. ...

Yeah it is humbling to get left like that.

Probably why I get into the longer distance stuff. I am in fair shape but can't keep up on hills in rides under 100km. However when you get into all...
01-01-07, 03:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,347
Posted By Mzungu

Man I wish I had so few flats that I could count...

Man I wish I had so few flats that I could count them.

I carry two tubes and a patch kit on the road bike. I don't use slime as half the flats are pinch flats and then you have to patch anyway. ...
Forum: Africa
12-30-06, 07:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,635
Posted By Mzungu

I live in Tanzania for 30+ years. Just outside...

I live in Tanzania for 30+ years. Just outside of Arusha, 1km off the road to Nairobi.

Mtn biking and bush riding are good in Tanzania. Road riding is okay but in Arusha there are only 3 major...
Forum: Touring
12-29-06, 01:54 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 405,285
Posted By Mzungu

I use sulpha powder instead of antibacterial...

I use sulpha powder instead of antibacterial creams, and keep the wound open. I am not a doc.

I can't find powder as easily as tablets which i make into powder. Maybe it heals because it dries...
12-27-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 36,434
Posted By Mzungu

You gotta be joking Slim: -Ask Embassy staff...

You gotta be joking Slim:
-Ask Embassy staff about routes for riding a bicycle? They have NO clue except where luxury hotels are.
-I have been at parties when the embassy staff are discussing...
Forum: Africa
12-27-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

You gotta be joking Slim: -Ask Embassy staff...

You gotta be joking Slim:
-Ask Embassy staff about routes for riding a bicycle? They have NO clue except where luxury hotels are.
-I have been at parties when the embassy staff are discussing...
12-27-06, 12:41 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 36,434
Posted By Mzungu

Well Flic, I don't believe in giving...

Well Flic, I don't believe in giving advice.......

When you make it half way, stop at our house outside of Arusha, Tanzania. We live 1 km off the Cape to Cairo road.
Forum: Africa
12-27-06, 12:41 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 35,611
Posted By Mzungu

Well Flic, I don't believe in giving...

Well Flic, I don't believe in giving advice.......

When you make it half way, stop at our house outside of Arusha, Tanzania. We live 1 km off the Cape to Cairo road.
Forum: Touring
10-21-06, 01:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,587
Posted By Mzungu

Various camps ...

Various camps

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=27939&stc=1&d=1161414027

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=27940&stc=1&d=1161414486

We are there in...
Forum: Touring
10-20-06, 11:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,197
Posted By Mzungu

I get a fair number of flats and tried alot of...

I get a fair number of flats and tried alot of pumps and imho Topeak morphs are the way to go. So good that I probably could live without a big floor pump at home after buying a couple of Topeak...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-05, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By Mzungu

Ideally you should try to jump the tracks but you...

Ideally you should try to jump the tracks but you have to have good speed and some skill. IMHO just crash though them putting weight on pedals. If rims have proper tension you won't damage the...
08-23-04, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,475
Posted By Mzungu

There is a case to use the lock. I agree the...

There is a case to use the lock.

I agree the ring can cause problems while riding . The exception is during roadside inflation, it helps keep the valve secure when you are using a frame pump and...
04-30-04, 11:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,084
Posted By Mzungu

One thing I learned in the past few years was...

One thing I learned in the past few years was when reading or doing something new not to worry if I don't understand it all (or anything for that matter), or remember it , just keep going. Hopefully...
01-31-04, 05:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,935
Posted By Mzungu

The 1973 Peugeot PX10e I bought during college...

The 1973 Peugeot PX10e I bought during college for like $400

It was stolen in the 1990's in Seattle.

One of life's great tragedies. Some of you will know what i am talking about.
01-11-04, 02:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mzungu

I'm 48. my goal is to stop using that as an...

I'm 48. my goal is to stop using that as an excuse up those long hills wit h the 20-30 y.o.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-04, 04:47 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 12,979
Posted By Mzungu

This thread has kept popping back into my head...

This thread has kept popping back into my head every once in awhile while on the bike.
I think Kenneth (and later Koffee reinforced) that the thread is concerned with elite levels, not recreational...
10-07-03, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mzungu

We are pretty off topic but I want to know what a...

We are pretty off topic but I want to know what a Whenwe is. We had a restaraunt for awhile called Whenwe.
10-07-03, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mzungu

Interesting about Trek owner. Not only did...

Interesting about Trek owner.
Not only did Boers colonise South Africa but made it up to East Africa. If i ride north to Kenya border I pass a monument
that no one can read anymore. Supposedly...
10-01-03, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Mzungu

Report from Tanzania: Practically everyone...

Report from Tanzania:
Practically everyone (except remote villages) will know who won the World Cup in a few hours and ALL middle class watch the world cup. My nephews AND nieces can rattle of the...
09-29-03, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By Mzungu

Well in order for it to be popular in the US you...

Well in order for it to be popular in the US you would have to change it alot, like:
More contact
more TV-commercial friendly
shorter races to adapt to American attention spans
bigger support...
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