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02-22-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,735
Posted By masonv45

Never ride close to the line on the side of the...

Never ride close to the line on the side of the road. It "encourages" vehicles behind you to attempt to squeeze by without going into the opposing lane to pass.

Ride far enough away that a car...
01-31-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By masonv45

https://youtu.be/CcTLYYwTwIA This is what...

https://youtu.be/CcTLYYwTwIA

This is what our City did to cross a major 6 lane road. I've ridden it several times. It works great!

There is a button on each side of the road - and each side...
01-25-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By masonv45

On a bike that old, make sure the front...

On a bike that old, make sure the front Derailleur cage is not bent and is aligned correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By masonv45

There are o-rings around the brake piston - which...

There are o-rings around the brake piston - which hold the fluid from leaking out.

When the piston is pushed out, it "rolls" the o-ring. When pressure is released, the piston is retracted by the...
Forum: Triathlon
01-09-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By masonv45

For shoes - they vary greatly per person - kind...

For shoes - they vary greatly per person - kind of like saddles on bikes.

I've run in Nike, Asics - and my last 4 pairs have been UnderArmour. I replace them after 500 miles.

Any good pair...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By masonv45

I find if I focus on using my hamstrings more, my...

I find if I focus on using my hamstrings more, my heels will naturally drop ....
11-30-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,743
Posted By masonv45

According to the specs, my 2005 Giant OCR1...

According to the specs, my 2005 Giant OCR1 Composite weighs in at 17.4 lbs....
11-28-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By masonv45

Sounds like the rear cable is slipping in the...

Sounds like the rear cable is slipping in the rear mech locknut.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,758
Posted By masonv45

If a bicycle/cyclist is supposed to be treated...

If a bicycle/cyclist is supposed to be treated like a car - then it has to act like a car.

The only time I don't follow this rule is if I'm turning right on red and the cars in front of me are...
07-30-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,051
Posted By masonv45

Brake fluid or gasket remover. Both may discolor...

Brake fluid or gasket remover. Both may discolor the rim - so test first.
07-18-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,332
Posted By masonv45

I have a 2010 Sienna, and the hitch itself is so...

I have a 2010 Sienna, and the hitch itself is so low it will scrape curbs if i'm not careful. You may have to go with a different style rack if the one you bought ends up being too close to the...
07-08-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,006
Posted By masonv45

I highly recommend intervals. Best way to...

I highly recommend intervals. Best way to increase endurance in a short amount of time. Go to bed early and wake early to do your bike workouts.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,322
Posted By masonv45

One tip I tell myself when getting neck pain is...

One tip I tell myself when getting neck pain is to "drop my shoulders". This almost instantly relieves my neck pain.

this usually happens when i'm tired on the bike
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26,962
Views: 17,099,969
Posted By masonv45

2005 Giant OCR Composite 1

Picked this up last spring. Just got the matching aerobars last fall - never seen another like them - they attach to the stem. The stem is hexagonal so the mount won't rotate.

It's so much...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-19-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,614
Posted By masonv45

Myself, I use motorcycle chain spray "wax". ...

Myself, I use motorcycle chain spray "wax". Works great and stays lubricated with no mess. Plus cheaper than bike chain specific lube.
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