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09-10-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Lone

squeezing worn bicycle rim sound

i have been doing some yearly maintenance on my bicycle, and started thinking about my rims. today, i googled some info on rim wear.

i squeezed the rim to see if it would flex, and it made a ultra...
Forum: Touring
06-20-15, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Lone

strava says that the 2 hills are 6%. for an old...

strava says that the 2 hills are 6%. for an old road, that seems too much for old cars to go up. is it really 6% on those Turnpike hills?

thanks for the routes.
Forum: Touring
06-18-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Lone

I'm looking to cross the Appalachin Mountains...

I'm looking to cross the Appalachin Mountains around Asheville +/- 100 miles. i'm either going to go around the mountains in norther georgia and tennesee and then back through north carolina, or i'm...
Forum: Touring
05-06-15, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Lone

cross the Appalachians GA/SC/NC

Do you have a route to cross the Appalachians in Georgia, South Carolina, or North Carolina?
Forum: Touring
05-05-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Lone

permethrin

would permethrin attract animals if i sprayed my bug net, and a bunch of insects collected around the edges of my bug net?
02-24-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,772
Posted By Lone

the numbers for cycling increase says it is...

the numbers for cycling increase says it is mostly old people 50+. this in the winter, so they won't be out riding.
02-24-15, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Lone

have you done the stretches for your wrist, the...

have you done the stretches for your wrist, the muscle stretches? i kept my wrist in the same position too long, and it kept me awake at night for several weeks. the specialist would not tell me to...
Forum: Touring
02-22-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,514
Posted By Lone

in the humid South, the only effective way to...

in the humid South, the only effective way to evaporate your sweat and cool your skin is to have the wind directly onto your skin. cotton button shirts will be unbuttoned like tight cycling clothes...
Forum: Touring
02-21-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,966
Posted By Lone

its also a neurotoxin to cats and other animals...

its also a neurotoxin to cats and other animals if they touch it.
02-20-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By Lone

2015 tour of california

the route was released today. it has a nice 8 minute video to watch.

ty magner shows the new 2015 Hincapie team jersey. there is a planned wheelie contest between him and sagan mentioned by the...
02-19-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,727
Posted By Lone

that is from 50 Shades of Grey.

that is from 50 Shades of Grey.
02-19-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,888
Posted By Lone

specialized sells a cool looking fixed stem that...

specialized sells a cool looking fixed stem that has a shim for radically different angles and lengths.
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By Lone

Touring with yourself and others

how many of you prefer to tour alone? how many of you have gone on a tour with someone else, and regretted it?

i've read that most cross country tour partners split up after a month. did you have...
Forum: Touring
02-05-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,105
Posted By Lone

more and more people are touring across america...

more and more people are touring across america because of maps, the internet, and phones.
02-02-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,691
Posted By Lone

i would be happy to meet a girl like you. that...

i would be happy to meet a girl like you. that just proves NAWALT, not all women are like that.
02-01-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By Lone

the tactics of the Tour outweigh the strategy of...

the tactics of the Tour outweigh the strategy of the Giro. Although i like the giro the best, i think the tour is tougher because of the daily position battles in the peleton and the constant...
02-01-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,691
Posted By Lone

they just opened some up in NYC and the...

they just opened some up in NYC and the northwest, i think in canada, too.
02-01-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,691
Posted By Lone

or he could go to a cuddle cafe, for 45-90...

or he could go to a cuddle cafe, for 45-90 dollars/hour.
Forum: Touring
01-31-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,966
Posted By Lone

i just looked up lyme disease information, and...

i just looked up lyme disease information, and saw that it is all over the Great Lakes and Northeast. the quicker you get the tick off you, the less chance you have of getting lyme disease. and you...
01-31-15, 03:04 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,481
Posted By Lone

you would still need surgery if you had gears,...

you would still need surgery if you had gears, because you would have been mashing large gears like eveyone else.
01-30-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,481
Posted By Lone

riding with brifters is like riding a bug with...

riding with brifters is like riding a bug with backwards antennas. antennas are very sensitive, and you are constantly worried you will touch the antennas and upset the bug.

the worst thing about...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,508
Posted By Lone

have you looked up the gears on the gear...

have you looked up the gears on the gear calculator Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Gear Calculator (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gears) ? the compact double is probably as good as a road triple, unless you...
Forum: Foo
01-27-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lone

my uncle south of Tyler Texas said that the...

my uncle south of Tyler Texas said that the highschool is having a hard time getting football players because everyone wants to play soccer.
01-27-15, 05:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,691
Posted By Lone

the best way to find someone to date if you have...

the best way to find someone to date if you have a bicycle is to tell them or show them that you have a bicycle.
Forum: Foo
01-26-15, 03:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lone

football is unique, because it is our most...

football is unique, because it is our most socialist sport. football gives us a break from the american dream. instead of pursuing their own happiness, football players sacrifice themselves for the...
Forum: Southeast
01-24-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Lone

Georgia canyons

Has anyone ever ridden or driven to these state parks?

Cloudland Canyon State Park | Georgia State Parks (http://www.gastateparks.org/CloudlandCanyon)

Providence Canyon State Outdoor...
01-23-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By Lone

i got a seat bag of jandd. its a very tough seat...

i got a seat bag of jandd. its a very tough seat bag. its over-speced or over-engineered.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By Lone

i was stung by a wasp on my leg and my leg was...

i was stung by a wasp on my leg and my leg was swollen for a week. it would have been difficult to handle if i was bicycle touring.
Forum: Southeast
01-22-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By Lone

use the strava heat map labs.strava.com/heatmap/

use the strava heat map labs.strava.com/heatmap/
Forum: Touring
01-19-15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,618
Posted By Lone

i'm thinking about riding up mount mitchell is a...

i'm thinking about riding up mount mitchell is a week or less tour.
otherwise, i can ride the backroads of the top half of the state, or camp in the mountains for a night.
Forum: Southeast
01-15-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Lone

you could go to outside Charleston South...

you could go to outside Charleston South Carolina, and visit Charleston during the non-tourist season. check the starva global heat map for routes.

there are a lot of towns lined up outside...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,792
Posted By Lone

its great to hear people recommending cameras. i...

its great to hear people recommending cameras. i hope the price comes down after the World Tour pros start using their contracted cameras this year. our local newspaper had an article about police...
Forum: Touring
01-11-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,705
Posted By Lone

<admin edit: removed political comment>

<admin edit: removed political comment>
01-11-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,352
Posted By Lone

there is no difference between a cyclist breaking...

there is no difference between a cyclist breaking the law and a motorist breaking the law. why bother? no one talks about motorists breaking the law, unless they are defending the motorist.
01-11-15, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By Lone

great story. have fun recovering. i have only...

great story. have fun recovering. i have only recovered from nagging injuries, not real injuries.
Forum: Touring
01-08-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,758
Posted By Lone

i recommend riding across a region of the country...

i recommend riding across a region of the country instead. or you could get in a lot of miles doing randonneuring.
Forum: Touring
01-08-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,758
Posted By Lone

if my knee is feeling good, i'm going to consider...

if my knee is feeling good, i'm going to consider taking a fast and cheap tour to Richmond Virginia for the Championships. i'm mainly interested in seeing the hundreds or thousands of riders in the...
Forum: Touring
01-08-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By Lone

for my first long tour of 1600 miles, i wasted...

for my first long tour of 1600 miles, i wasted lots of money. my advice is to ride shorter miles per day.

my max is 80-100, but my long distance is 60-70. if i rode 40-50, i could have had...
01-08-15, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By Lone

last year i stopped riding in our weekly group...

last year i stopped riding in our weekly group ride of 30+ cyclists. sometimes there are more like 50+. its like a big race, because every half-kilometer hill the order is broken up. its chaos. i...
12-19-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Lone

don't get it. it is too much bike and too much...

don't get it. it is too much bike and too much money. it looks too expensive, and people will want to steal it. people might make fun of you for going on casual rides and having an expensive...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,064
Posted By Lone

no

no
12-18-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,529
Posted By Lone

he just got off the Internet on his phone...

he just got off the Internet on his phone anonymously telling someone off, and got carried away.
12-16-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,892
Posted By Lone

or have Millennials dropped out of the statistics...

or have Millennials dropped out of the statistics if they are no longer looking for a job? after living with their parents for 5 years, do they drop out of the "living" statistic? that would...
12-15-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,892
Posted By Lone

unlike 10 years ago, young people are not driving...

unlike 10 years ago, young people are not driving a new mitsubishi eclipse. they are driving customized cars, and fashionable small cars, which is a trend in the right direction.

some people...
12-15-14, 06:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,892
Posted By Lone

more than economics, it is technology that is...

more than economics, it is technology that is changing the culture of young people. communications and entertainment technology changes the way we interact with others. this technology removes a...
Forum: Touring
12-14-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,813
Posted By Lone

i'm slow on flat ground, but put a lot of effort...

i'm slow on flat ground, but put a lot of effort into climbing 3-5% grades in the lower Appalachins and Piedmont. i at the top or middle of strava bottom 20%. it sounds like i could do that with a...
12-14-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,141
Posted By Lone

about 5 or 6 years ago, bicycle prices doubled...

about 5 or 6 years ago, bicycle prices doubled from one year to the next.
12-10-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By Lone

its probably not just winter cycling, but cycling...

its probably not just winter cycling, but cycling that you don't want to do. start doing something else.
Forum: Touring
12-10-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,453
Posted By Lone

i just finished spray painting my bicycle. all...

i just finished spray painting my bicycle. all that stuff is pretty cheap. if i didn't have an ugly color bicycle, i would not have done it. i recommend getting a professonial with professional...
Forum: Touring
12-09-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,575
Posted By Lone

gay, homeless, smelly, selfish loser, smelly,...

gay, homeless, smelly, selfish loser, smelly, ridiculous, lonely. yeap, who wants to know?
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