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Forum: Southeast
08-19-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By tbrewer02

I was up there a few weeks ago. All roads to the...

I was up there a few weeks ago. All roads to the top of Mt Mitchell were open so you should be all good.

You could try calling the camp site though if you want to be absolutely sure.
07-19-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By themp

I drove to the top of Mount Mitchell two weeks...

I drove to the top of Mount Mitchell two weeks ago and saw a bunch of cyclist finishing the climb. The restrooms are now open, but the office/concession stand/gift shop are closed. The restaurant...
07-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By burnthesheep

Just check ahead of time that the parkway or park...

Just check ahead of time that the parkway or park hasn't closed the entrance at the bottom of the final climb off the parkway to the top. Sometimes they have during pandemic times for some odd...
07-19-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Tusk

You can ride all the way to the parking lot near...

You can ride all the way to the parking lot near the top. From there it is a 1/4 mile or so that is restricted to foot traffic to get to the top.

Awesome ride. The Blue Ridge Parkway is...
07-19-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Steve B.

Yes, it’s paved and rideable. It’s the...

Yes, it’s paved and rideable. It’s the destination of the “Mt. Mitchell Hill Climb” century, among others.

https://theassaults.com/assault-on-mt-mitchell/

With RideWithGPS set to Cycling, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,006
Posted By cubewheels

I've been there many years ago and it's one of...

I've been there many years ago and it's one of the nicer places to ride in the Philippines. The roads are still dangerous though with the horrible state of neglect.
07-08-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By Iride01

I love pickles too. Both sweet and dill. Just...

I love pickles too. Both sweet and dill. Just not while riding. I've been on rides where they offered the branded Pickle Juice product at rest stops, but for some reason the smell just turns me...
06-30-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By big john

Good point. Drop bars come in different widths...

Good point. Drop bars come in different widths and depths and different reaches, as well as different shapes. I've tried different bars , maybe six, on the last two road bikes I bought. Lucky for me...
06-21-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,929
Posted By Clipped_in

Me too, but there are a few things that have...

Me too, but there are a few things that have proven to provide benefits for me.

BCAA powder--definitely helps with recovery from longer rides at my current age of 57.
Whey protein--during...
09-11-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,507
Posted By Jakedatc

Ahh didn't think international. would have to...

Ahh didn't think international. would have to see about flights it would depend i guess. I might try the 160k next year.. done the 115k last 2 years and its pretty sweet.
09-04-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,124
Posted By mpetry912

On the click type wrenches, the thought behind...

On the click type wrenches, the thought behind setting them to the lowest setting is so that the spring (which compresses the deformable toggle) will take a set.

So, take the tension off.
...
09-04-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,124
Posted By easyupbug

My materials science classes were nearly 50 years...

My materials science classes were nearly 50 years ago but I suspect it may be the problem is creep, not fatigue, which would not be issues with other systems like you FD and RD or your auto and may...
09-01-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Le Mechanic

Threadless cartridge bearing headsets need to be...

Threadless cartridge bearing headsets need to be disassembled and cleaned now and again just due to the noises you describe initially. Sounds like you got the issue taken care of, but it's mainly due...
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