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05-02-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By epnnf

No bike lanes! Vehicular Cycling.

No bike lanes! Vehicular Cycling.
05-02-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 518
Posted By epnnf

I found something similar on aliexpress.

I found something similar on aliexpress.
05-02-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 841
Posted By epnnf

Ive never used a mirror. How does it change your...

Ive never used a mirror. How does it change your behavior? How do deaf ppl ride? Practice vehicular cycling. I turn my head around to look back a lot- its an undistorted view & cars know I can...
04-29-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,730
Posted By epnnf

I slide a piece of inner tube on my bar ends.

I slide a piece of inner tube on my bar ends.
04-29-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By epnnf

How did it happen? I assume that is the seat...

How did it happen? I assume that is the seat tube? Odd place for a crack, IMHO.
04-29-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By epnnf

Were you not looking where you were going? Were...

Were you not looking where you were going? Were you on a new route?
04-29-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,104
Posted By epnnf

I believe you, but its hard to imagine 18%. Some...

I believe you, but its hard to imagine 18%. Some of the roads around here are maybe 10%, for only a few hundred yards. And this is supposed to be a hilly part of the country.
I do not preview...
04-28-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,423
Posted By epnnf

I did, early in my riding 'career', when ordering...

I did, early in my riding 'career', when ordering a new bike; when it came in, it felt too small. Subsequent years I bought larger sized bikes- found out later that was a mistake.
04-28-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By epnnf

yea, I dont think bike lanes are a good idea...

yea, I dont think bike lanes are a good idea either
04-23-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By epnnf

Did anybody else see her reach over, w/both arms,...

Did anybody else see her reach over, w/both arms, @ -0:46?
04-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By epnnf

The right saddle is a decision only you can make,...

The right saddle is a decision only you can make, nobody else (along w/what kind of bike, what tires, what to wear, what color your socks should be, etcetcetc) I once rode a saddle for six months,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,041
Posted By epnnf

Im glad it works for you, but I would never do...

Im glad it works for you, but I would never do that. I hope rim brakes, not disc? I use degreaser to clean my bike; wd40 is only last resort, to break something loose.
02-22-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By epnnf

I thought wd 40 should never be used on a chain? ...

I thought wd 40 should never be used on a chain? De greaser, using a chain cleaning machine or toothbrush, works great. Dry w/rag, then ride it to dry further. Only us wd 40 as last resort, and...
02-22-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,494
Posted By epnnf

Can somebody please explain gravel riding to me?

Obviously I've never done it, or even seen it. It sounds like riding on gravel is only slightly safer than riding on marbles. I assume you use around 3 inch bombproof tires, but it would seem to me...
02-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By epnnf

Are the tires 25yo? I would replace them no...

Are the tires 25yo? I would replace them no matter what they look like.
02-13-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By epnnf

It depneds on the temperature, wind, sun, etc,...

It depneds on the temperature, wind, sun, etc, but you have to be flexible. Hands are easy- I frequently take 3 or even 4 pair of gloves- liner(s), insulated, shell. Feet- I stop, take shoes off &...
02-13-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By epnnf

Pretty cool. Lotsa ppl (me) have tried/failed to...

Pretty cool. Lotsa ppl (me) have tried/failed to make DIY bike stand. And you can work on yer bike while its on that stand?
02-05-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,242
Posted By epnnf

Update: Just had eye exam: I passed! Minor...

Update: Just had eye exam: I passed! Minor tweak to my prescription, but nothing else wrong. No need to come back for two years (unless something happens). FWIW, I was examined by retna...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-01-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By epnnf

I was going to ask this ?: Can you ride a...

I was going to ask this ?: Can you ride a 'fatbike' on the road? By 'fatbike', I mean w/2" tires.
01-29-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,242
Posted By epnnf

sorry, no pics

sorry, no pics
01-28-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,533
Posted By epnnf

When I was about 8yo, I let an annoying guy ride...

When I was about 8yo, I let an annoying guy ride around w/my bike; we were @ baseball practice. After a few minutes, I wanted it back; he played chicken w/me; rode right toward me slowly; I didn't...
01-28-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,522
Posted By epnnf

For me, they always say 'great day for a ride,...

For me, they always say 'great day for a ride, isnt it?'
01-28-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,242
Posted By epnnf

anybody else get double vision?

when you can see with your left eye, see with your right eye, but the two images do not coincide.
Happens frequently while riding; never when not riding. Stand up & Im as good as new. I would...
01-25-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By epnnf

TY! I don't like the colors, but I like the...

TY! I don't like the colors, but I like the concept.
01-25-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By epnnf

Who makes it? Where did you get it?

Who makes it? Where did you get it?
01-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By epnnf

Mesh: the new cold weather fabric?

How often does your back get cold? Bout the palm of your hand? Sometimes, 'breathable' fabric just isn't good enough. I have a couple ideas.

A jacket that is windproof on the front &...
01-12-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By epnnf

everybody does something different. You may have...

everybody does something different. You may have to experiment.
01-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,519
Posted By epnnf

some rides/events for 2021 are already canceled. ...

some rides/events for 2021 are already canceled. Things will never be 'normal'. If they can cancel last year, they can cancel forever, and probably will.
01-08-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,764
Posted By epnnf

Since I was a few years old, on a 3 wheel, foot...

Since I was a few years old, on a 3 wheel, foot driven front wheel. Once, my sister & cousin, both bout 5 years older than me & with upright bikes, decided to go for a ride. Of course, they...
01-08-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By epnnf

I got back from a ride & found out about the...

I got back from a ride & found out about the Oklahoma bombing.
01-08-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,439
Posted By epnnf

Who are we all kidding? If you're traveling on...

Who are we all kidding? If you're traveling on ice, you need more than 2 wheels/feet.
01-08-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,820
Posted By epnnf

While I've never ridden below +15degF, I try to...

While I've never ridden below +15degF, I try to keep the art alive.
01-08-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By epnnf

Do you plan on wearing liners under? Personally,...

Do you plan on wearing liners under? Personally, I never wear waterproof- it only makes things wet inside; YMMV.
12-25-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,831
Posted By epnnf

Take one hand off the bar; move the whole arm all...

Take one hand off the bar; move the whole arm all around. I do that all the time for all body parts: arms, legs, head, even torso. Easy. Free.
12-25-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,328
Posted By epnnf

I like USB rechargeable- they seem much brighter....

I like USB rechargeable- they seem much brighter. I don't mind recharging them. I have an old USB headlight that the bracket broke; I use it for a bright flashlight (but not to trim toenails)
12-25-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,222
Posted By epnnf

Right. Puts the bike between me/traffic.

Right. Puts the bike between me/traffic.
12-02-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,224
Posted By epnnf

Cool bike! what is it?

Cool bike! what is it?
11-17-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By epnnf

FD gets picky @ 40degF + below

I've had this problem for years; have yet to figure permanent fix. Bike works great all summer; winter comes, front der is reluctant to downshift (rely on spring to shift). May have to nudge it a...
11-13-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By epnnf

I dont trust big brother near enough to get...

I dont trust big brother near enough to get microchipped.
10-28-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By epnnf

I can't remember what fenders I"ve used; thought...

I can't remember what fenders I"ve used; thought any fenders would splash down.
10-28-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By epnnf

Im glad it works for you, but I get wet, fenders...

Im glad it works for you, but I get wet, fenders or not.
10-28-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By epnnf

The rain water that would normally fly off the...

The rain water that would normally fly off the tires, now hits the fenders & onto the brakes, drivetrain, etc.
10-27-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By epnnf

some ppl have too much time on their hands

some ppl have too much time on their hands
10-27-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By epnnf

I think fenders are overestimated. All they do...

I think fenders are overestimated. All they do is get your bike wetter than it otherwise would. And they don't stop it from raining.
10-27-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,921
Posted By epnnf

You are assuming the tour will not be cancelled...

You are assuming the tour will not be cancelled due to the covid hysteria.
IMO never get anything waterproof, since it is guaranteed to keep that body part wet.
Bar mitts, pogies, would be...
10-23-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By epnnf

I don't think it's a cartridge BB design. origin...

I don't think it's a cartridge BB design. origin 8 BBs need 'service'; what they told me when they installed it. I've never heard of a BB needing service; maybe that why they sold it to me. I...
10-23-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By epnnf

10yo? new wheel

10yo? new wheel
10-23-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By epnnf

origin 8 BB clicking noise

Had it installed in May; maybe 1K miles. My LBS said somewher around 2K miles before it needs overhaul. I can't figure out what's making the noise, so must be BB- only happens when I pedal fwd,...
10-04-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By epnnf

The defects in the rim aren't much to worry...

The defects in the rim aren't much to worry about, but I would replace almost any wheel after 10 years or so.
10-04-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By epnnf

IMO, cleaning the drivetrain/brakes is more...

IMO, cleaning the drivetrain/brakes is more important than washing the frame.
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