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Forum: Foo
06-18-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By mtb_addict

If I am consistently struggling thru the week at...

If I am consistently struggling thru the week at the job, I would look for a different job.

Learn to live frugally now. So you don't have to earn a ton of money and forced to be a slave to a job...
06-15-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By mtb_addict

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Forum: Foo
06-08-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,687
Posted By mtb_addict

wild fire is a natural part nature. forest...

wild fire is a natural part nature.

forest burn ...but forest regrow better. cycle of creation n destruction. Like life itself.

the real problem is home development encroaching too close into...
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,687
Posted By mtb_addict

If camp fire is banned, then the overgrown will...

If camp fire is banned, then the overgrown will be even worse. Then, when you have some lightning or human actiivty; the resulting wildfire will be bigger and more distructive ever.
06-07-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,908
Posted By mtb_addict

It could just be that more people are buying used...

It could just be that more people are buying used bikes on Craigslist and Facebook, instead of new bikes at Walmart and Amazon.

Used bike sales don't show up in the market research.

Why pay...
06-05-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,036
Posted By mtb_addict

The real reason is called "Q factor". That is how...

The real reason is called "Q factor". That is how far spread apart your feet are.


Mtb bikes with triple chainrings have like 170mm Q-factor or something like that


Road bikes with double...
05-30-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,192
Posted By mtb_addict

i forgot the Dahon Neo derairleur. it looks...

i forgot the Dahon Neo derairleur. it looks compact, better protected.
...
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,957
Posted By mtb_addict

There is a billion-dollar industry to sell people...

There is a billion-dollar industry to sell people outdoor water filters. The risk is overblown in the backcountry, where most backpackers frequent. Backpackers get sick most likely from improper...
05-29-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,617
Posted By mtb_addict

Free trade is a double edged sword. It has worked...

Free trade is a double edged sword. It has worked really well for America in the past 50 years. Our wealth is wealthiest in the history of the world because we have free trade and can sell stuff to...
Forum: Touring
05-24-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,151
Posted By mtb_addict

Vegan is a bad idea. Picking and choosing what...

Vegan is a bad idea. Picking and choosing what you can and cannot eat, is not natural. Human evolved millions of years eating all kinds of stuff, whatever you can get our hands on. It's the way we...
Forum: Foo
05-23-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By mtb_addict

Removing or altering a safety device is always a...

Removing or altering a safety device is always a bad idea.
05-21-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,764
Posted By mtb_addict

Inevitably calling out loud will cause panic...

Inevitably calling out loud will cause panic amongst some walkers.

Using a bell is the best. Use your bell as soon as you are far enough for them to hear. A sudden unexpected loud sound from...
05-18-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,015
Posted By mtb_addict

my BD Dawes with noname Shimano 2x7 shifts...

my BD Dawes with noname Shimano 2x7 shifts buttery smooth so far.
05-14-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,617
Posted By mtb_addict

I suspect even Taiwanese and Vietnamese bikes...

I suspect even Taiwanese and Vietnamese bikes will be effected. Because I doubt Taiwan and Vietnam can makes everything. I bet alot of the parts in Tai/Viet bikes come from China. ( I ordered a crank...
05-14-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By mtb_addict

Let me make one observation. Does the GT fit her...

Let me make one observation. Does the GT fit her properly? Based on the image, the seat height is too low compared to the handlebar height. This tells me this bike maybe too big for her. I think the...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,637
Posted By mtb_addict

I commute on a cruiser on some days and a fast...

I commute on a cruiser on some days and a fast road bike on other days.

On fast road bike with skinny, light weight tires...I feel more tired when I get home.

My reasoning is that with less...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,532
Posted By mtb_addict

Mirror uselessly blurry. Wasted alot of money...

Mirror uselessly blurry. Wasted alot of money trying different kinds.
Forum: Touring
08-11-18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By mtb_addict

i meant, my sweat makes the leather soaking wet. ...

i meant, my sweat makes the leather soaking wet. i can see the leather is soaked at the dimple.
Forum: Touring
08-10-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By mtb_addict

Another thing that just came into my mind is that...

Another thing that just came into my mind is that I'm a heavy sweater. And I rode with this saddle during some really hot times.
I just have to wonder if sweatiness is another factor. Since most...
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