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04-12-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By phughes

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04-11-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 870
Posted By phughes

Except you also said this, "nope most riders I...

Except you also said this, "nope most riders I know would say nice job way to go keep it up....not on bf .." and you started this thread regarding your RHR, so you are looking for affirmation from...
04-11-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By phughes

You should have went with the other one.

You should have went with the other one.
04-11-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 325
Posted By phughes

If you use Boeshield, it won't wash off by simply...

If you use Boeshield, it won't wash off by simply rising with water. I used Boeshield on my motorcycle this Winter, and hosed it down after riding to get the salt off before putting it in the garage....
04-11-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 362
Posted By phughes

The reducer goes on the inside of the receiver,...

The reducer goes on the inside of the receiver, there would be no need for a longer bolt.
04-09-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By phughes

If you like the bike, and the gearing is...

If you like the bike, and the gearing is appropriate for where you ride, I wouldn't worry about any of those things. You won't notice any frictional losses unless you ride it, then quickly convert it...
04-08-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,317
Posted By phughes

You mean like the speed boasting on this thread?

You mean like the speed boasting on this thread?
04-08-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 868
Posted By phughes

Old Wobbly treated you well. How you find a...

Old Wobbly treated you well. How you find a replacement that you enjoy as much.
04-08-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,317
Posted By phughes

He tried to get a spouse, but he kept dropping...

He tried to get a spouse, but he kept dropping his girlfriends since they couldn't keep up with 19 mph.
04-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,947
Posted By phughes

I will add, stop drafting people. You will have...

I will add, stop drafting people. You will have to work harder to maintain speed that way, and will burn more calories.
04-06-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,947
Posted By phughes

Did you ever think you "dropped them", because...

Did you ever think you "dropped them", because they were simply annoyed at your presence and slowed down to get rid of you?
04-06-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By phughes

Okay, once again, take a look at the link I...

Okay, once again, take a look at the link I posted, and still, overuse, and too much too soon. Hope you sort it out. 50 cm over the magic formula is still a lot, and as a result, I am almost...
04-06-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 780
Posted By phughes

Then why are you asking a bunch of total...

Then why are you asking a bunch of total strangers for validation?
04-03-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,471
Posted By phughes

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on...

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on riding!
04-03-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,471
Posted By phughes

Don't be too impressed. It is easy to ride a...

Don't be too impressed. It is easy to ride a keyboard.
04-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By phughes

Were the shorts made by Nike?

Were the shorts made by Nike?
04-01-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By phughes

I vote for overdoing it. Have you been riding a...

I vote for overdoing it. Have you been riding a lot lately, or have you not ridden a while, then suddenly went out and rode as you described?
03-30-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,471
Posted By phughes

No one is bored, but what is the point of posting...

No one is bored, but what is the point of posting the same thing in two different threads? You are also asking a question that cannot be answered. Ride you own ride. If you want to go faster, work on...
03-30-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,471
Posted By phughes

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03-29-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,981
Posted By phughes

Yeah, but what about the bed sores? :innocent:

Yeah, but what about the bed sores? :innocent:
Forum: Touring
03-25-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,966
Posted By phughes

Am I the only one who just eats?

Am I the only one who just eats?
03-24-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 601
Posted By phughes

If it is occasional, figure out why it is...

If it is occasional, figure out why it is occasional, and fix that. :foo:
03-18-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By phughes

You probably raised your saddle thinking that was...

You probably raised your saddle thinking that was your problem with knee pain. That is what caused your perineum pain. Drop your saddle slightly. Go here and read about saddle height....
03-17-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By phughes

Yeah... no. Unweighting the torso allows you to...

Yeah... no. Unweighting the torso allows you to expend energy on actually putting your energy into powering the bike, rather than expending energy to keep yourself in position on the bike. It also...
03-16-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By phughes

Great service from Park Tools!

Great service from Park Tools!
03-16-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By phughes

Search for this and you will find a lot of...

Search for this and you will find a lot of threads with a lot of good options.

Here is what I did. I bought Mirrcycle Road Mirror and mounted it to my bars using a reflector clamp.
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03-15-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By phughes

I'm not really sure why I clicked to view your...

I'm not really sure why I clicked to view your post, especially after reading it. No, the saddle is not supposed to be positioned to achieve optimal leverage over the cranks. The saddle should be...
Forum: Touring
03-14-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,213
Posted By phughes

Seattle gets on average 38 inches of rain a year....

Seattle gets on average 38 inches of rain a year. Seattle gets on average 4.6 inches of snow per year. Pittsburgh gets on average 38.3 inches of rain per year. Pittsburgh gets on average 27.7 inches...
Forum: Touring
03-13-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,213
Posted By phughes

Sure it is a factor. My opinion though, is that...

Sure it is a factor. My opinion though, is that the argument is ridiculous. It is not a situation where you will be on tour and suddenly you need a new rim. It takes quite a while to wear out the...
Forum: Touring
03-13-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,966
Posted By phughes

I believe that is a question best left...

I believe that is a question best left unanswered. :lol:

I once did a show for a meat packing plant in South Carolina. After the show, in the bar, I was having a few beers with some of the...
Forum: Touring
03-13-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,213
Posted By phughes

Why are people braking so much downhill? The only...

Why are people braking so much downhill? The only time I brake going downhill is when the cars ahead of me are going too slow and I have to brake to slow to their speed. At the same time I am...
03-11-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By phughes

Yeah, no. Bike fit is not a set of angles and...

Yeah, no. Bike fit is not a set of angles and numbers. If a fitter fits that way, they are no good. A bike fit requires the fitter to watch how the person interacts with the bike dynamically, not...
03-10-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,586
Posted By phughes

:lol:

:lol:
03-10-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,586
Posted By phughes

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03-08-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,960
Posted By phughes

Try this type of impact driver. You hit it with a...

Try this type of impact driver. You hit it with a hammer. It is very effective, and more controllable than the air driven, or electric type impact driver. I use mine on bikes and motorcycles. I...
03-08-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By phughes

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03-07-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 961
Posted By phughes

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03-06-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,325
Posted By phughes

:lol: Yeah, these look decent. I loved them...

:lol:

Yeah, these look decent. I loved them for travel. They pack very easily. They take up very little room. The heel goes flat so you can stuff them anywhere flat, or simply roll them up.
Here...
03-06-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,325
Posted By phughes

Nah, many still do it. It is more of a training...

Nah, many still do it. It is more of a training tool for most though. You truly learn to run with a proper, natural stride when barefoot, helping prevent injury. For those I know who do it often, and...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,947
Posted By phughes

Okay, that makes more sense. Unless you are all...

Okay, that makes more sense. Unless you are all the way north in Florida, flat, and easy to ride. I think time would be your only issue. Maybe do it only a few times a week.

When I had to relocate...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,947
Posted By phughes

Mostly flat in Pittsburgh? Where? :lol:

Mostly flat in Pittsburgh? Where? :lol:
03-02-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,017
Posted By phughes

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03-02-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,017
Posted By phughes

Here, you may run out. ...

Here, you may run out.
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02-24-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,335
Posted By phughes

Not if it is big enough.

Not if it is big enough.
02-24-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,335
Posted By phughes

And right after that, I would give up riding...

And right after that, I would give up riding recumbent trikes for $10.
02-23-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,335
Posted By phughes

Yes, a billion dollars would help pay for a good...

Yes, a billion dollars would help pay for a good attorney who can find a loophole.
02-22-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,455
Posted By phughes

Glass, if left in, can continue to cut into the...

Glass, if left in, can continue to cut into the tire as it flexes, making a deeper hole. Basically any sharp object can do that as well.
02-20-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,106
Posted By phughes

:lol:

:lol:
02-18-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,965
Posted By phughes

Generally speaking, yes, it molds to you, and it...

Generally speaking, yes, it molds to you, and it also gives a little as you ride. The leather models breathe much better than vinyl, or other vinyl-like covers, so for me the leather is more...
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By phughes

The bike looks decent. Sounds like a mix of...

The bike looks decent. Sounds like a mix of normal and operator error. I don't know any manufacturer that offers touch up paint. If it really got bad, before I stared tearing it down, I would have...
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