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Forum: Foo
06-27-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,975
Posted By steve0257

The OP can always try Voyageurs National Park....

The OP can always try Voyageurs National Park. Word of warning, all the campsites are boat in. No drive in or walk in camping available.

https://www.nps.gov/voya/index.htm
Forum: Foo
06-16-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 987
Posted By steve0257

Been using Opera since version 3.62 and haven't...

Been using Opera since version 3.62 and haven't had any real reason to change. I customized my layout way back then to get how I like it, and I would probably change if I had to try recreating it all...
06-13-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,803
Posted By steve0257

As others have said, consult your local laws....

As others have said, consult your local laws. Here in Minnesota they must have operational pedals, less than 1,000 Watts, motor cuts out above twenty mph, and motor disengages when braking.

Now,...
Forum: Foo
05-12-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By steve0257

Related to cats taking possession of vehicles. ...

Related to cats taking possession of vehicles.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/17/52/66/175266790f1fd02c04b02b9b7813aa75.jpg
05-12-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,742
Posted By steve0257

I did about the same thing going to some county...

I did about the same thing going to some county parks. Except my mom knew about it. All she said was to make sure I packed a good lunch and took plenty of water.
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 854
Posted By steve0257

A lawn care guy was trying to sign me up but was...

A lawn care guy was trying to sign me up but was at a loss when I told him I liked the violets and clover growing in my yard. And I mow around the milkweed.
Forum: Foo
04-23-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By steve0257

So then, I can tell you didn't grow up where I...

So then, I can tell you didn't grow up where I did if that's new to you.
Forum: Commuting
04-04-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By steve0257

I've got one I've converted to a three speed. The...

I've got one I've converted to a three speed. The only things left from the original bike are the frame and fork.
04-02-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By steve0257

Am I the only one that saw the posting date, read...

Am I the only one that saw the posting date, read the labels, and found it difficult to take this seriously.

Power door locks?
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By steve0257

Don't have one in my area, but when we get one I...

Don't have one in my area, but when we get one I probably won't use it. If they don't have Spam it's not a real grocery store.
03-19-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,935
Posted By steve0257

Been there. Done that. Went all katywampus.

Been there. Done that. Went all katywampus.
03-15-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,833
Posted By steve0257

How can I review the route ahead of time when I'm...

How can I review the route ahead of time when I'm not even sure where I'm going when I head out?
04-26-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,356
Posted By steve0257

Better than the 10 inches we got in May a few...

Better than the 10 inches we got in May a few years back. Fun part of that is I go from home to customer site, and it didn't snow where my manager lived. He couldn't get it through his head that 70...
04-26-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,370
Posted By steve0257

It gets interesting when the cops put up road...

It gets interesting when the cops put up road closed signs but not the crime scene tape, and it is a crime scene. Had a friend rode through a road closed sign, and it was closed because somebody had...
04-24-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 34,566
Posted By steve0257

What does a baseball player's agent have to do...

What does a baseball player's agent have to do with bike shops?
04-14-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By steve0257

Maybe a recumbent e-trike.

Maybe a recumbent e-trike.
04-13-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By steve0257

I remember "Go outside and play. I don't want to...

I remember "Go outside and play. I don't want to see you until supper."

I also remember when a quarter pounder was the large burger. Now it seems like it is always the small one.
04-10-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,052
Posted By steve0257

At first I was going to say motorized bicycle...

At first I was going to say motorized bicycle until I saw how fast they could go. Those are probably motorcycles.

In Minnesota a rough guide is, e-bike, required to pedal and motor shuts off at 20...
01-01-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By steve0257

I'd try a new light first. The picture of the one...

I'd try a new light first. The picture of the one he has looks like there may have been a switch or something in that hole that is now missing.
12-23-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 43,940
Posted By steve0257

I currently have a 2015 Raleigh Port Townsend and...

I currently have a 2015 Raleigh Port Townsend and a 2018 Raleigh Tourist, and am quite happy with both of them.

They are by no means top of the line bikes, but they are a good value for what I...
Forum: Touring
12-11-18, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,235
Posted By steve0257

Many states require licenses to hunt or fish. So...

Many states require licenses to hunt or fish. So you have to worry about is it legal season for what you're after, and do you have the proper license.
12-07-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,882
Posted By steve0257

My phone's at home, plugged in to the wall.

My phone's at home, plugged in to the wall.
12-06-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,518
Posted By steve0257

When you said overshoes I was thinking you meant...

When you said overshoes I was thinking you meant something like these. They work jut fine on block pedals.

Repel Footwear? 5-Buckle Rubber Overshoes #7941 at Galeton...
11-11-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,096
Posted By steve0257

It depends on you, your weight, the bike, the...

It depends on you, your weight, the bike, the road condition, and how much, if anything, you are carrying. Because of my weight, some of the local road conditions I won't ride on anything narrower...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-18, 07:45 AM
11-06-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By steve0257

I go with hanging it from the rafters. Any sort...

I go with hanging it from the rafters. Any sort of cover would trap moisture and cause condensation on the bike.
11-06-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,339
Posted By steve0257

Please refer to rule 34 of the internet.

Please refer to rule 34 of the internet.
11-02-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By steve0257

A phone to call for help and clothes that will...

A phone to call for help and clothes that will keep you warm and dry while walking. Unless the wind picks up and everything goes totally south on you, you should be able to walk the 10 km to either...
10-29-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,047
Posted By steve0257

Frame fit style has changed over the years. When...

Frame fit style has changed over the years. When I got my first road bike back in the 70s, I seem to remember that you would ride the largest frame that would fit. Now it seem to be you ride the...
10-28-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,681
Posted By steve0257

I have Wald folding baskets on my bike, and an...

I have Wald folding baskets on my bike, and an Igloo 1 gallon jug fits fine in a basket.
10-28-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 750,071
Posted By steve0257

These are the two I'm currently riding. A Raleigh...

These are the two I'm currently riding. A Raleigh Port Townsend and a Raleigh Tourist.
...
10-24-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,380
Posted By steve0257

This probably doesn't help, but, my father,...

This probably doesn't help, but, my father, sister, brother, and myself all had excellent blood pressure in to our early 50s. Then, with no lifestyle changes, we all developed high blood pressure and...
Forum: Foo
10-23-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,779
Posted By steve0257

Don't really care. I was hoping for Milwaukee...

Don't really care. I was hoping for Milwaukee Cleveland for the series.
10-20-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,260
Posted By steve0257

I don't so much mind getting passed by other...

I don't so much mind getting passed by other riders. It's getting passed by the joggers while I'm doing a climb.
10-16-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,049
Posted By steve0257

I think it's. growing where I live. Mostly in the...

I think it's. growing where I live. Mostly in the commuting and utility portion. Employment is growing in the downtown area, but the city has said it does not plan to build any new parking ramps, so...
10-15-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,886
Posted By steve0257

I've seen wire baskets that go on top of the rear...

I've seen wire baskets that go on top of the rear rack. The one I'm thinking of is by Sunlite. Looks to be about the size of a milk crate.
...
Forum: Foo
10-15-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 903
Posted By steve0257

Every 10,000 miles. Per mfg recommendation.

Every 10,000 miles. Per mfg recommendation.
10-07-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,879
Posted By steve0257

You should see what one does to a motorcycle...

You should see what one does to a motorcycle sidecar.
10-05-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,859
Posted By steve0257

Try the plumbing section at your local hardware...

Try the plumbing section at your local hardware store. That's where I've picked up p-clips whenever I've needed them.
Forum: Foo
07-12-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,448
Posted By steve0257

2005 Pontiac Vibe. Got over 300k with nothing...

2005 Pontiac Vibe. Got over 300k with nothing but routine maintenance. I have to track mileage for work and got rid of it in 2012 when the odometer failed.
07-05-17, 08:56 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,608
Posted By steve0257

Remember, exercise is something you don't want...

Remember, exercise is something you don't want to do, but do anyway because it is good for you. Therefor, if you enjoy doing it, it is not exercise.
07-04-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,690
Posted By steve0257

I've gotten the laces wrapped around the pedal...

I've gotten the laces wrapped around the pedal spindle between the crank arm and the pedal.

I sometimes wear boots when riding, and other than the laces haven't had any problems.
07-04-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,612
Posted By steve0257

On both of them, why is the average speed greater...

On both of them, why is the average speed greater than the maximum speed?
07-03-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,273
Posted By steve0257

I like the new system. I have lost count of the...

I like the new system. I have lost count of the number of times I would spend enough time in a forum that it ended up marking everything read in the forums I had not yet looked at. Especially if a...
07-03-17, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,996
Posted By steve0257

Personal preference. I tried progressives when I...

Personal preference. I tried progressives when I first needed them. After two weeks I went back and had them replaced with lined bifocals. I just couldn't get used to the transition on the...
07-02-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,066
Posted By steve0257

Why does one have to ride 120 miles to be a...

Why does one have to ride 120 miles to be a cyclist?

To me, cycling has never been about being an athlete. It is something I do because I enjoy it. With changes in my job along with my aging I...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,781
Posted By steve0257

Minnesota law specifically requires a white light...

Minnesota law specifically requires a white light for the headlight when riding at night.

Is the idea of the blue light to make you more visible?
04-09-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,820
Posted By steve0257

Make it somebody is in front of me. I must pass....

Make it somebody is in front of me. I must pass.

It's not just bicycles they need to pass.
04-08-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,420
Posted By steve0257

I use the 582 folding rear baskets.

I use the 582 folding rear baskets.
04-04-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,666
Posted By steve0257

My most common one. I was opening "Failing...

My most common one. I was opening "Failing Components on a Commuter Bike" in the Commuting forum and got this
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