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09-25-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 925
Posted By Pop N Wood

I guess if you have something to prove than never...

I guess if you have something to prove than never walking is the only option

If you are out to enjoy the ride and see some scenery than walking for a bit helps one take it all in
09-24-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By Pop N Wood

I ordered an ebike kit and the battery took over...

I ordered an ebike kit and the battery took over 3 months to arrive. The CA company I bought the kit from said the battery was shipped within a few days of my order, but got stuck on the pier...
09-20-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 640
Posted By Pop N Wood

I've lived with Asperger's or Asperger's like...

I've lived with Asperger's or Asperger's like symptoms my whole life. didn't realize it until a few years ago. Never fit in, never communicated well with others, always felt like I didn't belong. ...
09-19-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,044
Posted By Pop N Wood

Why do people brag about their ignore list? ...

Why do people brag about their ignore list?

Honestly, what do you gain by that?

Oops, guess I just made the list, huh Francis.
Forum: Touring
09-17-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By Pop N Wood

I agree with everything in your post, especially...

I agree with everything in your post, especially that beautiful bike you ride, but want to second this quote of yours from my personal experience. Best way I've found to use a solar panel is via a...
09-17-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By Pop N Wood

You'll find that gets increasingly impossible to...

You'll find that gets increasingly impossible to do as you age.

What is needed is not so much a diet but a lifestyle change.
09-13-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,745
Posted By Pop N Wood

From https://bikeeasy.org/blog/archives/1385/ ...

From https://bikeeasy.org/blog/archives/1385/


One study, dryly called “Risk Factors for Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Collisions at Intersections”...
09-01-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 839
Posted By Pop N Wood

Fruit of the Loom synthetic blend sweat pants. ...

Fruit of the Loom synthetic blend sweat pants. $7 at Walmart.
08-30-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By Pop N Wood

good gone/goof off, a Popsicle stick and a paper...

good gone/goof off, a Popsicle stick and a paper towel.
08-26-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,128
Posted By Pop N Wood

In the 70's seemed like all bikes started the...

In the 70's seemed like all bikes started the wrap in the center and worked out to the bar ends. I've definitely had tape curl over time, but usually it isn't bad.

Not sure when the shift occurred...
08-24-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,969
Posted By Pop N Wood

Planet Bike Greatful Red. Besides the...

Planet Bike Greatful Red.

Besides the coolest name ever they are only $20 and oversized so it counts as a passive reflector when not turned on.

You WANT the AA battery version. Load it with...
08-24-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Pop N Wood

Build a separate bike shed.

Build a separate bike shed.
08-21-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By Pop N Wood

Man, so many judgmental people in this world...

Man, so many judgmental people in this world anymore. Free thinking is being beat into submission. did you at least wear a mask, helmet and eye protection when you did it?

BTW I agree looks like...
08-21-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Pop N Wood

The guy asked for an honest assessment of what he...

The guy asked for an honest assessment of what he had and got it. No one put him down or tried to shame him.

Some of us linked useful information to give him a fuller picture.

What did you...
08-21-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,958
Posted By Pop N Wood

Because you are projecting your irrational...

Because you are projecting your irrational paranoia onto others and then attempting to shame them when they don't comply. Are you really going to spend the rest of your life cowering in fear every...
08-20-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pop N Wood

Which article are you referring to? the Joel...

Which article are you referring to? the Joel Friel article, the one with no science in it and that ended in the following statement?
08-20-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,958
Posted By Pop N Wood

Nope and I'm running out of patience with people...

Nope and I'm running out of patience with people who think they are needed

by the way, there is a whole section on this forum dedicated to Covid. Plenty of threads on bikes and masks there.
...
08-20-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,220
Posted By Pop N Wood

I like the concept of an extended test ride. Buy...

I like the concept of an extended test ride. Buy it and if you don't like it sell it. Like someone said much less financial risk with a used bike, new bikes can take quite a hit the first few years,...
08-18-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,065
Posted By Pop N Wood

that domane looks like a very nice bike. I...

that domane looks like a very nice bike. I prefer the endurance geometry, not as bent over racy and probably more like your hybrid riding posture. although at 40 you could probably deal with the...
08-17-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pop N Wood

People try to make a one size fits all solution...

People try to make a one size fits all solution but one doesn't really exist.

Depends on how you are built, and your aerobic vs. anaerobic capacity. Are you more of a middle linebacker or wide...
08-17-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By Pop N Wood

Guess I should have read your title. Saw 500w...

Guess I should have read your title. Saw 500w Bafang in the first post and took off.
08-16-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By Pop N Wood

The trick is to find an on-line retailer near you...

The trick is to find an on-line retailer near you so shipping time is minimized. Universal cycle fills that bill for me, one day ground shipping. Jenson is cross country to me and can take a week.
...
08-14-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 624
Posted By Pop N Wood

If you value your teeth and your testicles I...

If you value your teeth and your testicles I would replace that freehub. I had a freewheel let loose on power stroke and ended up on the side of the road. I had no idea what happened. Two weeks later...
08-14-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,182
Posted By Pop N Wood

I switched to a MTB with knobby tires when I was...

I switched to a MTB with knobby tires when I was trying to lose weight some years ago, thinking like most people I would exert more energy in a shorter period of time. When I wore out the knobbies...
08-14-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By Pop N Wood

good source, I need more tape and that looks...

good source, I need more tape and that looks good.

But the ones in my previous link are cut to the perfect size for spokes, worth the extra few cents to save headache. Quick and easy to install.
08-14-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,084
Posted By Pop N Wood

I really like my Rayleigh Tamland gravel bike. ...

I really like my Rayleigh Tamland gravel bike. 105 equipped and 2K. They make a 2x and 1x version, steel frame, carbon fork, disc brakes. Bought a 650b wheel set with 53c tubless tires for rail...
08-14-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,182
Posted By Pop N Wood

You want a bike that moves your soul. People on...

You want a bike that moves your soul. People on here understand that.

If that happens to be a faster bike than go for it

If you want a utilitarian touring bike with racks and bomb proof...
08-13-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,236
Posted By Pop N Wood

I think the answer is what ever you prefer. No...

I think the answer is what ever you prefer. No right or wrong answer here, people tend to like either option.

For wrist discomfort you could try a more upright riding position. Taller and...
08-12-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,550
Posted By Pop N Wood

Are you trying to get your post count up so you...

Are you trying to get your post count up so you can post pictures?
08-11-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,216
Posted By Pop N Wood

Oh man, someone needs to ban Debbie Downer. Who...

Oh man, someone needs to ban Debbie Downer. Who needs such grown up negativity on a bike site?
08-10-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 899
Posted By Pop N Wood

Too funny. I just converted a 3x MTB to...

Too funny.

I just converted a 3x MTB to electric.

Now it is 1x.

Everybody wins.
08-05-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,672
Posted By Pop N Wood

Facebook is that thing my wife and all of her...

Facebook is that thing my wife and all of her friends use to carry out petty snipes. She wants me to get an account so my family can do the same to me.
08-02-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By Pop N Wood

That is one of the big reasons people switch to...

That is one of the big reasons people switch to recumbents. Neck pain will disappear. As will pain in hands, wrists, shoulders, lots of places
07-31-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 846
Posted By Pop N Wood

Goo gone works better than acetone I've used...

Goo gone works better than acetone

I've used it on car wiring harnesses and removing labels from bottles or computer equipment. Removed 40 year old electrical tape residue with no drama, actually...
07-30-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,699
Posted By Pop N Wood

It's not a matter of knowing what type of vehicle...

It's not a matter of knowing what type of vehicle it is, it is a matter of properly being able to estimate the speed and distance. Cars can travel all sorts of speeds and still be a "car". Miss...
07-30-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,699
Posted By Pop N Wood

I think they are called motorcycles and they...

I think they are called motorcycles and they don't have much more luck than we do.

I think the smaller size of bikes and motorcycles make it harder to judge both their distance and speed.
07-30-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,473
Posted By Pop N Wood

your thinking is too limited. Go to a city...

your thinking is too limited.

Go to a city council meeting sometimes. People actually complain about a lack of police presence. This makes them highly visible.
07-30-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,473
Posted By Pop N Wood

Half of what cops do is a visual deterrence. ...

Half of what cops do is a visual deterrence. Like parking a car along an interstate just to get traffic to slow down. Who knows, maybe these cops were instructed to make a visual presence. ...
07-30-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By Pop N Wood

Please don't use disposable batteries. Get the...

Please don't use disposable batteries. Get the Panasonic eneloop rechargeable batteries. They are low self discharge and hold a charge for a year or more in a drawer. Buy a bucket of them and keep...
07-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Pop N Wood

Have a fabric scoop radius race in all white for...

Have a fabric scoop radius race in all white for a couple of years now. One of the most comfortable saddles made. It is holding up really well, still not a stain on the white.
...
07-29-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,722
Posted By Pop N Wood

Not a popular choice on this site but you...

Not a popular choice on this site but you shouldn't need padded shorts at all. Never worn them, never will, never lubed my arse for any reason.

If you are missing a layer of skin than that says...
07-29-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By Pop N Wood

If you slow your pace and take breaks for proper...

If you slow your pace and take breaks for proper meals you should be able to ride all day.

Anything over 25 miles requires food for me.

As you get older you will discover Vitamin I as well,...
07-28-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Pop N Wood

The only thing that makes me happier than...

The only thing that makes me happier than upgrading bikes is riding them. You are in a good place.

I even love it when stuff breaks. Gives me an excuse to get something better.
07-28-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,699
Posted By Pop N Wood

Adding more than 500 Watts may not be needed but...

Adding more than 500 Watts may not be needed but it sure is fun to have.

In reality even 1500 Watts isn't a huge amount of power. I was a touch underwhelmed with my bike when I first rode it,...
07-28-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By Pop N Wood

Believe it or not that is a philosophical...

Believe it or not that is a philosophical question. People like Sheldon Brown think the lube chain manufactures put on new chains is the best you can get, others chemically clean the chain and...
07-26-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By Pop N Wood

Not a bad idea, thank you for that.

Not a bad idea, thank you for that.
07-25-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By Pop N Wood

Light's a flashing boss...

Light's a flashing boss...
07-24-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By Pop N Wood

Man, Happy Feet, that bike is just cool. Total...

Man, Happy Feet, that bike is just cool. Total James Dean
07-24-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By Pop N Wood

My bars continue to rise with age. The ultimate...

My bars continue to rise with age. The ultimate is the recumbent, feel like easy rider.

My spinal stenosis is thanking me however.
07-24-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,012
Posted By Pop N Wood

If you didn't clean up the threads when the first...

If you didn't clean up the threads when the first set got chewed up it is understandable that the second set suffered the same fate.

I always put a thin coat of grease on any threads like that for...
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