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08-20-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,625
Posted By MattTheHat

I pulled up at a stop light behind a guy running...

I pulled up at a stop light behind a guy running one of these lights this morning. It was...underwhelming.
08-20-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-20-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By MattTheHat

Iím afraid Iím in the same boat. Should the brows...

Iím afraid Iím in the same boat. Should the brows be shaved or plucked out individually?
Forum: Introductions
08-19-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By MattTheHat

I'm not sure, but your post count is 77.

I'm not sure, but your post count is 77.
08-19-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-18-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By MattTheHat

Aluminum will oxidize very quickly unless painted...

Aluminum will oxidize very quickly unless painted or protected some other way. It will not decrease the strength of the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By MattTheHat

I like Supacaz gel tape. Nice and grippy, but...

I like Supacaz gel tape. Nice and grippy, but just a little padded too.

Supacaz Tape (https://supacaz.com/product/super-sticky-kush-silicone-gel/)
08-16-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-15-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By MattTheHat

When you say paraffin oil, is that the same as...

When you say paraffin oil, is that the same as mineral oil?
08-15-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By MattTheHat

(Making notes.)

(Making notes.)
08-15-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By MattTheHat

I suspect that in some cases, yes, *if* the...

I suspect that in some cases, yes, *if* the motorist recognizes there is a camera, they may stop and render aid. In many cases though, rendering aid will be too little, too late and the cyclist will...
08-15-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By MattTheHat

I agree, 100 percent. Perhaps I should have...

I agree, 100 percent. Perhaps I should have simply asked for proof that cameras reduce bicycle collisions.
08-15-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By MattTheHat

Well, I do now.

Well, I do now.
08-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By MattTheHat

Another Chain Waxing Thread

After messing with various chain lubes and the mess they leave for the last year, I decided to try waxing the chain instead. It didn't hurt that my wife was getting rid of a functional Crock-Pot...
08-15-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By MattTheHat

I honestly hope I'm wrong. Time will tell.

I honestly hope I'm wrong. Time will tell.
08-15-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-15-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By MattTheHat

Oh, I understand the idea, I just don't...

Oh, I understand the idea, I just don't personally see any evidence that it's working. Convenience stores are still getting robbed. Cyclist are going to continue to get run over.

In many, many...
08-15-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By MattTheHat

I see cameras mentioned all the time. Can someone...

I see cameras mentioned all the time. Can someone explain to me how running a camera is going to keep a distracted/drunk/stoned driver from hitting a cyclist? Even a driver who just up and decides to...
08-14-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-14-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

Thatís an awesome feeling, isnít it! -Matt

Thatís an awesome feeling, isnít it!

-Matt
08-14-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

I did a night ride last night to get me caught up...

I did a night ride last night to get me caught up with my monthly goal. It was raining this morning and I didn't ride, so I'm already back behind schedule. Maybe I'll sneak home and try to ride this...
08-14-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,417
Posted By MattTheHat

I would not have noticed the date but I recalled...

I would not have noticed the date but I recalled the story and that made me check. Yes, there was a little bit of hand wringing in the A&S thread last year. :)

-Matt
08-14-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,417
Posted By MattTheHat

Yes, here we go. ...

Yes, here we go.

https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/1153036-nz-politician-cycles-hospital-give-birth.html


-Matt
08-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,417
Posted By MattTheHat

This was posted about this time last year, in A&S...

This was posted about this time last year, in A&S (I believe it was in A&S). I don't recall how the comments went, but you could certainly go check.


-Matt
08-13-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By MattTheHat

You could file flats into it and remove with a...

You could file flats into it and remove with a wrench.

-Matt
08-13-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By MattTheHat

I have a Porter Cable pancake compressor that I...

I have a Porter Cable pancake compressor that I picked up at Lowe's a couple of years ago. Works great on the car or bike as well as motorcycles and ATVs. I also use it for a few pneumatic nailers I...
08-13-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By MattTheHat

The Roam 3 has a telescoping fork. I don't need...

The Roam 3 has a telescoping fork. I don't need that. Adds weight. It's also a 3x8. I don't personally care for a 3x drivetrain.

The Haanjo is a 1x drivetrain. I'd prefer 10 or 11 speed cassette...
08-13-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-12-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,968
Posted By MattTheHat

One person's obsession is another person's fun. ...

One person's obsession is another person's fun.

-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,179
Posted By MattTheHat

I've got about 1,500 miles on my second set of...

I've got about 1,500 miles on my second set of 32mm 5000TLs. I've installed them on three different wheel sets. Install went super smooth on all three, with nothing more needed than a standard floor...
08-12-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-11-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,877
Posted By MattTheHat

Gee...I wonder why the OP hasn’t come out from...

Gee...I wonder why the OP hasn’t come out from under his bridge to comment any further on this thread?

-Matt
08-09-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

Looks easier to work with. You have other gray...

Looks easier to work with. You have other gray colored accents on the bike. I probably wouldnít bother painting the aluminum channel black. I think it looks good!

-Matt
08-09-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,968
Posted By MattTheHat

Unless you enjoy that sort of thing. I do. But,...

Unless you enjoy that sort of thing. I do. But, Iím not retired and 1,000 miles a month takes up a lot of time and energy. Iím not sure Iíve got 3x the energy even if I had 3x the time.

-Matt
08-09-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By MattTheHat

To run wider tires? -Matt

To run wider tires?

-Matt
08-09-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

The saddle bag mentioned in my post was the...

The saddle bag mentioned in my post was the medium size version of the one shown. I own two. Nice saddle bag, worked great other than my Bluetooth signal wasn't so good when the iPhone was placed in...
08-09-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

I use a Roadrunner Burrito...

I use a Roadrunner Burrito (https://roadrunnerbags.us/products/burrito-handlebar-bag) bar bag. It holds a compact pump, a multitool, a small wallet that I carry on the bike, a Presta to Shrader...
08-09-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

I'd actually Googled it and hadn't found an...

I'd actually Googled it and hadn't found an ordinance. Thanks.

As for the ordinance itself. What an...interesting...world in which we live.


-Matt
08-09-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

Throw some lunch in there and you're ready to...

Throw some lunch in there and you're ready to ride all day!

As far as your comment about headphones, I'm not sure how the police think they can tell you not to wear headphones. That sounds like...
08-09-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

Yes, now that you've fixed the link I can see the...

Yes, now that you've fixed the link I can see the pic.

That looks pretty clean, I like it. If the stuff inside bounces around you can add a small towel or something similar for packing.

-Matt
08-09-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

I see words like tool box, pump, CO2 inflator and...

I see words like tool box, pump, CO2 inflator and bungies. Tools and what not too. Sounds heavy and rattly, but depending on what you're doing might be great. We need pics.


-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,565
Posted By MattTheHat

I've now got about 1,500 miles on the tires with...

I've now got about 1,500 miles on the tires with no problems. I babied them for the first couple hundred miles due to my experience with the previous set (and some GP4000SIIs) getting damaged,...
08-09-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By MattTheHat

I think it's a link. -Matt

I think it's a link.

-Matt
08-09-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By MattTheHat

I had those wheels on my Canyon Endurace. I ran...

I had those wheels on my Canyon Endurace. I ran them tubeless with 32mm GP5000TL for a couple thousand miles. Very nice combo. I also ran them with 32mm Specialized Roubaix Pros, also in 32mm for a...
08-08-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By MattTheHat

No, they can be responses to existing threads. ...

No, they can be responses to existing threads.

-Matt
08-08-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles

MTD: 237.2 miles
08-07-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,373
Posted By MattTheHat

I'll step away from the thread at this point. ...

I'll step away from the thread at this point.


-Matt
08-07-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,373
Posted By MattTheHat

Okay, I apologize, I missed the part where she...

Okay, I apologize, I missed the part where she honked and shouted obscenities. Honestly I did. Had I been on the receiving end, I would likely have filed charges.

-Matt
08-07-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,097
Posted By MattTheHat

I was going to say much the same. New go fast...

I was going to say much the same. New go fast goodies might make you want to ride more.

-Matt
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