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09-21-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,943
Posted By TimothyH

By your own mouth.

By your own mouth.
09-21-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 164,951
Posted By TimothyH

Relatively light items like tent and quilt go...

Relatively light items like tent and quilt go into the bar bag so that steering isn’t impacted as much.

The heaviest stuff goes in the frame bag so that the bike is not top heavy. Tools, pasta,...
Forum: Touring
09-20-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 113,875
Posted By TimothyH

Where Northwest Georgia, Southeast Tennessee and...

Where Northwest Georgia, Southeast Tennessee and extreme Western North Carolina meet is known as Apalachia (spelled with one P).

I took a gravel vacation in the area for the past five days. Among...
09-20-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 164,951
Posted By TimothyH

I took a gravel vacation this week. Among...

I took a gravel vacation this week.

Among the highlights were seeing two bears, one not ten minutes into the first day's ride.
...
09-19-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By TimothyH

You might fall into the center of the bell curve...

You might fall into the center of the bell curve or you might break your neck tomorrow.

Live as if the latter will happen, not the former.

Be nice to people beneath you, especially the least...
09-14-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 580,464
Posted By TimothyH

bonsai171 and I went on a mixed surface ride this...

bonsai171 and I went on a mixed surface ride this morning.

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09-14-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,319
Views: 419,978
Posted By TimothyH

Paulding and Bartow Counties, Georgia. User ...

Paulding and Bartow Counties, Georgia.

User bonsai171 and I went on a mixed surface ride which turned out really nice.
...
09-13-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,943
Posted By TimothyH

It isn't my place to tell the owners of...

It isn't my place to tell the owners of Bikeforums.net how to run their business but I will offer that permitting argumentative, lecturing and condescending members and even culling moderators from...
09-13-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,696
Posted By TimothyH

Maybe a review of, "We are going to yell at you...

Maybe a review of, "We are going to yell at you (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/200479-we-re-going-yell-you.html)" is in order.


-Tim-
09-13-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,943
Posted By TimothyH

I plan to ride 28 spoke two-cross wheels on a...

I plan to ride 28 spoke two-cross wheels on a five day bikepacking trip next week - God willing and if I don't hurt myself in the next three days.

Spokes are Sapim Laser with brass nipples.
...
09-13-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,696
Posted By TimothyH

But can you do the Rapha Spin while riding the...

But can you do the Rapha Spin while riding the Tuesday Night Crit?

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09-13-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By TimothyH

Because of subdivisions. The contemporary...

Because of subdivisions.

The contemporary subdivision has replaced interconnected neighborhoods.

The modern subdivision has one or two exits onto busy secondary roads with no other way to get...
09-13-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By TimothyH

My thoughts. 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 4.5, 5, 6, and 8...

My thoughts.

2, 2.5, 3, 4, 4.5, 5, 6, and 8 mm hex
T15, T20 and T25 torx
chain tool
7, 8 and 15 mm open end wrench (hydraulic hose fittings and fixed gear wheels)
Japanese Industrial Standard...
Forum: Touring
09-12-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 113,875
Posted By TimothyH

No kidding. This thread makes me want to call in...

No kidding. This thread makes me want to call in sick tomorrow.
Forum: Touring
09-12-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,282
Posted By TimothyH

This is great. Thank you! -Tim-

This is great. Thank you!


-Tim-
Forum: Touring
09-12-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,282
Posted By TimothyH

I eat the core. Why not? Banana peels on the...

I eat the core. Why not?

Banana peels on the other hand - take my word for it. Don't try them.

I once swallowed a peach pit by accident. You will certainly ask so, no, I didn't notice when it...
09-12-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,729
Posted By TimothyH

Oh, I agree 110% with the princess and the pea...

Oh, I agree 110% with the princess and the pea analogy. Its easy to be picky when you own 37 computers.

The thing that concerns me the most is his comment that the Garmin has twice the battery...
09-12-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,729
Posted By TimothyH

Ha ha, exactly the same here. Mine is also...

Ha ha, exactly the same here.

Mine is also serviceable and I'm waffling on brand more than a politician.

Really waiting for an REI sale or some other reason to spend the money.
09-12-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 852
Posted By TimothyH

My feeling is that this might resolve itself as...

My feeling is that this might resolve itself as more riding is done.

This is based on my own neck which got quite thick and muscular when I commuted 12,000 km/year on a road bike. In 2018 I rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By TimothyH

I hope Rapha rebrands it. -Tim-

I hope Rapha rebrands it.


-Tim-
09-12-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,319
Views: 419,978
Posted By TimothyH

I'll PM you my contact info should you decided to...

I'll PM you my contact info should you decided to come down.


-Tim-
09-12-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,729
Posted By TimothyH

Both BTLE and ANT+ have standards but like...

Both BTLE and ANT+ have standards but like everything else, people are free to misunderstand the standards, not follow them or cut corners. This is the value of certification. It ensures that your...
09-12-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By TimothyH

That tire needs its own "Is this OK to ride"...

That tire needs its own "Is this OK to ride" thread.

Possible spoilers are, "Put some shoe goo on it" and "This is why I've converted all my bikes to tubeless" and any number of references to goat...
09-12-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,729
Posted By TimothyH

Kind of an academic discussion but ANT+ is...

Kind of an academic discussion but ANT+ is actually proprietary.

Proprietary has to do with property. ANT+ is entirely owned by Dynastream Innovations which is owned by Garmin. The protocol is...
09-12-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,881
Views: 513,351
Posted By TimothyH

Nitto Bar End Plugs - $14.99 Nitto Bar End...

Nitto Bar End Plugs - $14.99
Nitto Bar End Plugs: Silver (New take-off) - Bike Recyclery (http://www.bikerecyclery.com/nitto-bar-end-plugs-silver-new-take-off/)

I see these on the interwebz for...
Forum: Southeast
09-12-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By TimothyH

Gravel around Roan Highlands NC?

Anyone know any gravel routes around the Roan Highlands area of North Carolina.

I'd like to camp up there, do some trail runs and would love to bring my gravel bike for at least one ride.

50...
09-12-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By TimothyH

That Tern is nice. Thanks for pointing it out. ...

That Tern is nice. Thanks for pointing it out.

Have you seen the Fabric 16/8/6 tools?

https://fabric.cc/products/tools/

The 16 is 110 grams. The 16 product page says "Torque" instead of...
09-12-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By TimothyH

Fabric Luminary Front "Be Seen" Light

I'm a fan of Fabric saddles and they make some unique products. Not for everyone, but certainly unique.

Just noticed the Luminary front light which fits between either a Wahoo or Garmin GPS and...
09-12-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By TimothyH

I couldn't tighten a rattling bottle cage bolt...

I couldn't tighten a rattling bottle cage bolt last night because of this.

Thanks for the reminder as I forgot to do it when I got home.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By TimothyH

In a George Jetson/Spacely Sprockets kind of way,...

In a George Jetson/Spacely Sprockets kind of way, yes.

The crank arm and cover looks like a turntable from the 1950's.


-Tim-
09-12-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,319
Views: 419,978
Posted By TimothyH

Y'all come down chuckschreiner! <-- That's...

Y'all come down chuckschreiner! <-- That's southern for "you are invited to be my guest."

It is the Silver Comet Trail which runs from Atlanta into Alabama.

The deciduous forests of the east...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,723
Posted By TimothyH

A piece of advice from someone who would actually...

A piece of advice from someone who would actually consider your product....

Change the name and get a different logo.

I mean, I get the reference but an aggressive dog with its teeth clenched...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By TimothyH

I have to agree.

I have to agree.
09-11-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 164,951
Posted By TimothyH

^^ Where ya headed?

^^ Where ya headed?
09-11-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By TimothyH

Wheels Mfg might have one. ...

Wheels Mfg might have one.

https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers/manufacturers/gt.html?product_list_limit=all
09-11-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,729
Posted By TimothyH

I know it does not guarantee success but it is...

I know it does not guarantee success but it is proof of concept.

Thank you.
09-11-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,516
Posted By TimothyH

It's fascinating how people from Georgia say that...

It's fascinating how people from Georgia say that dogs in Georgia are a problem and people from other states tell us it isn't a problem or infer that it is our own fault.

I know a man who has a...
09-11-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,696
Posted By TimothyH

This might be a good time to remember that, "We...

This might be a good time to remember that, "We are going to yell at you (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/200479-we-re-going-yell-you.html)."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,136
Posted By TimothyH

Right. No ordinary bottles with Dura Ace....

Right.

No ordinary bottles with Dura Ace. Bidons only.

And Rapha, although Castelli is permitted on weekdays after Labor Day.

It's about self respect.


-Tim-
09-11-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,696
Posted By TimothyH

Mountain biking especially. It takes a long...

Mountain biking especially.

It takes a long time before one gets to the point of being fast and fluid without having to think about it as it is done.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 929
Posted By TimothyH

:lol: Thanks for this great thread.

:lol:

Thanks for this great thread.
09-11-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,516
Posted By TimothyH

An American Pit Bull Terrier can easily run 1/4...

An American Pit Bull Terrier can easily run 1/4 mile @ 25 MPH.

There are much faster breeds.


-Tim-
09-11-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By TimothyH

Some cars have specialty glass or forward facing...

Some cars have specialty glass or forward facing cameras for collision avoidance systems. Subaru Eyesight is an example. For these you don't want the guy in the truck slapping glass from an unknown...
09-11-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By TimothyH

Make it light weight. We don't need plastic...

Make it light weight. We don't need plastic covers and metal containers and holsters for it. Just the tools and a piece of aluminum to hold them together.

It would be nice to have a variety of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,136
Posted By TimothyH

Everything is a scam. A dry aged steak at...

Everything is a scam.

A dry aged steak at McKendrick's Steak House vs a chain steakhouse.

A Lexus F Sport vs a Toyota Camry.

The service I give my customers is a scam. Any computer tech is...
09-11-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By TimothyH

I wouldn't let them lay another finger on my car....

I wouldn't let them lay another finger on my car.

They are going to take it to some shop where a guys brother's cousin will install junkyard glass or call one of those services that send a truck....
09-11-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,516
Posted By TimothyH

With all due respect, Lake Lanier is upscale...

With all due respect, Lake Lanier is upscale suburbia.

The rural countryside west of Atlanta is different. The main problem there are inbred farm dogs and aggressive trailer home pit bulls.

I...
09-10-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By TimothyH

Yep, signing off work and hitting the pillow in...

Yep, signing off work and hitting the pillow in five... four... three...
09-10-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By TimothyH

Always do the easy and cheap thing first!

Always do the easy and cheap thing first!
09-10-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By TimothyH

Nope. Reset my password again and... ...

Nope.

Reset my password again and...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/668x153/capture_8f219ddd3978d9d8d3667629035ae9e1cb2975ab.jpg

My fixed gear will forever H+Son and...
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