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Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 987
Posted By DangerousDanR

That is the chain which says "NE"... bring it a...

That is the chain which says "NE"... bring it a shrubbery.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,608
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have had a CF seat post assplode under me. ...

I have had a CF seat post assplode under me. Name brand component. Verified genuine by them. Bought brand new. Always tightened with a torque wrench so never overtightened. They claim my frame cut...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,162
Posted By DangerousDanR

Motopokep: sounds like you...

Motopokep:
sounds like you have two riders who will be riding a very few miles, and one who may or may not ride more. You state that you like the Eurobike XC7000 because it...
04-05-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,610
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have a very good friend who collided with a...

I have a very good friend who collided with a bicycle killing the cyclist. It was at night. The cyclist was wearing all black. The cyclist did not have any lights or reflectors. The cyclist ran a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,083
Posted By DangerousDanR

I haven't ridden anything wider than 25mm on my...

I haven't ridden anything wider than 25mm on my road bikes, but I can state for a fact that if I put wider tires on either of them the rolling resistance would be much higher...because they would...
03-28-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,788
Posted By DangerousDanR

Merlin: I appreciate your comments about a...

Merlin:
I appreciate your comments about a Santana tour. I had considered going on one, but they just seemed too structured. I now believe that we have made the correct decision.

When we are...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-19-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have done an "over the bars" once on a rigid...

I have done an "over the bars" once on a rigid fork fat bike. I was riding along and the "packed" snow gave way and the front wheel disappeared into the snow. I went flying. Fortunately I landed...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,231
Posted By DangerousDanR

The local group ride page has this still...

The local group ride page has this still up:ATTENTION: Due to the Coronavirus, we are postponing our group ride schedule until further notice. We will miss riding with you all but we cannot safely...
03-09-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By DangerousDanR

Foofer: I do hope you and your...

Foofer:
I do hope you and your stoker are doing as well as can be hoped for. The injury to yourself that you are describing can be fairly serious. That is a highly vascular area with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,777
Posted By DangerousDanR

Sadly for me it was 3 out of four that failed...

Sadly for me it was 3 out of four that failed with under 500 miles on them due to what looked to be glass cuts. With one I saw the glass on the road but couldn't do anything about it. I do put a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,777
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have used the Schwalbe Pro 1 TLE (25 mm) on my...

I have used the Schwalbe Pro 1 TLE (25 mm) on my solo road bike and it was a good tire, but I did have several tires fail due to glass cuts which would not seal, and even if they did I would not have...
03-08-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,169
Posted By DangerousDanR

What can I say. In my university days a lot of...

What can I say. In my university days a lot of people would ask me if I played "Football." They were thinking lineman, not QB. The answer was "No", said in such a tone that they knew I did not care...
03-04-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,654
Posted By DangerousDanR

Our team age is now 132. So, despite the fact...

Our team age is now 132. So, despite the fact that we are both pledging to join a gym courtesy of our Medicare plans, we may be able to keep the hounds at bay for a while, but it will happen. And...
03-04-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,683
Posted By DangerousDanR

I once had a pair of alloy bars snap off on one...

I once had a pair of alloy bars snap off on one side between the brake lever and the stem. In fairness to Cinelli, yes they were their bars, mine were about 30 years and 50,000 miles old. You do not...
03-04-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,330
Posted By DangerousDanR

Designed by an Orthopedic Surgeon and a Plastic...

Designed by an Orthopedic Surgeon and a Plastic Surgeon who wanted a new <boat | Porsche | Vacation House >
02-28-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,777
Posted By DangerousDanR

Congratulations on 30 years. We bought ours so...

Congratulations on 30 years. We bought ours so that we could ride across the 60th parallel to celebrate my turning 60. It has been one of the best purchases we have made.

Our tandem is a Ritchey...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,375
Posted By DangerousDanR

I started out in Mechanical Engineering probably...

I started out in Mechanical Engineering probably a few years after you did, back when drawings were made with a drafting machine and a pencil. And mine were just plain ugly. But what I remember...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-25-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 42,421
Posted By DangerousDanR

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20210225_160001131_hdr_5d80c031a4837af6d8fd1abcadd3048dd4ac752d.jpg
02-24-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By DangerousDanR

A quick check of the CPSC data base will tell you...

A quick check of the CPSC data base will tell you if there has been a recall of any item

https://www.saferproducts.gov/PublicSearch


Use the advanced search option and enter bicycle as the key...
02-20-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,634
Posted By DangerousDanR

The actual text of the bill as currently amended...

The actual text of the bill as currently amended can be read at https://leg.mt.gov/bills/2021/billpdf/HB0184.pdf

My reading of this bill is that it is a very poorly worded attempt to gain favor...
02-12-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,450
Posted By DangerousDanR

Tonka toys are TOYS and they are not made of...

Tonka toys are TOYS and they are not made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic. Many modern tractors use plastics or composites for fenders and cowling because they are impact resistant, do not...
02-12-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,450
Posted By DangerousDanR

Here is a link to a frame that is going to set...

Here is a link to a frame that is going to set you back at least a cool 15,500 GBP, so about $21,500 US.
https://www.hopetech.com/news/hbt-7005-hours-and-counting/...
02-09-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,309
Posted By DangerousDanR

We rode the Eurovelo 6 in Burgundy in 2019. Much...

We rode the Eurovelo 6 in Burgundy in 2019. Much of the way it runs on the old canal tow paths. Since they were on both sides of the canals, those clever French folks have converted one side to be...
02-08-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By DangerousDanR

+1 for clipless pedals. There are two kinds of...

+1 for clipless pedals. There are two kinds of bikes I would not ride without clipless pedals: a tandem or a fixed gear bike.

P.S. My stoker will not ride the tandem without her cycling shoes...
02-07-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,772
Posted By DangerousDanR

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but "$1600 to...

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but "$1600 to $3000" will get you into the decent low end of mountain bikes. You may already have noticed that your Local Bicycle Shop has sod all in stock and...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 42,421
Posted By DangerousDanR

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/V-eJNerGBc6RCZ4I...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/V-eJNerGBc6RCZ4Ic-Eke_swclzh9M9G_P0WDviM-d13Iw12Qdp2wQhZ6RN6QVDIqhD8WZcdLkh0r_u68w4zUhYHv6xdITanjiGHE2fzIZ67UO0wZQhc2Q_PFWcp_nHcEPIE_ukem1H7ORjPFC0Wpsq4656xFrYR5P3uJV...
02-01-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,339
Posted By DangerousDanR

When the going gets tough, the tough get ... a...

When the going gets tough, the tough get ... a Fat Bike
01-31-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By DangerousDanR

We once had an Oregon State Trooper tell us that...

We once had an Oregon State Trooper tell us that blue lights were prohibited on our Fire Engine. He was wrong, but after that we kept a copy of the ORS in the engine. LEOs are just like everyone...
01-25-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By DangerousDanR

I used to wear wool mesh for a Ski mountaineering...

I used to wear wool mesh for a Ski mountaineering base layer. These folks make it... Ja Sure, you betcha!

https://www.brynjeusa.com/product-category/wool-thermo/
12-19-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,018
Posted By DangerousDanR

My father was a DI in WWII, so I grew up with...

My father was a DI in WWII, so I grew up with these cartoons...

https://www.warrelics.eu/forum/attachments/edged-weapons/549723d1375810788-m4-bayonet-utica-bill-mauldin-3-.jpg
12-16-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,006
Posted By DangerousDanR

Starting TA: 120 Current TA: 130 We had...

Starting TA: 120
Current TA: 130

We had ridden solo bikes for years, and decided to do the tandem to celebrate turning 60 and start bicycle touring, It has been a great decision.

...
11-22-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,536
Posted By DangerousDanR

I will add +1 for studded tires. When I...

I will add +1 for studded tires.

When I moved to Fargo ND and bought a house 2 miles from my work I decided to become a full time bicycle commuter. Just in case you don't know, Fargo is amazingly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,160
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have mechanical Campagnolo on my Ritchey...

I have mechanical Campagnolo on my Ritchey Breakaway solo and EPS on my Lynskey. The EPS shifts with very little effort. The mechanical requires a bit more oomph to shift. Also, I can get two gears...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,256
Posted By DangerousDanR

There are several causes of transient visual...

There are several causes of transient visual disturbances. Low blood sugar, optical migraine, brain injury or swelling,.. and probably a whole lot more.

You need someone with a team capable of...
10-19-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have Rolf on my solo road bike and Spinergy...

I have Rolf on my solo road bike and Spinergy from House of Tandems on the tandem. Both have been good. Neither has been "maintenance free". Don't hit any big rocks with the Spinergy. Be mindful of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By DangerousDanR

I am about 230 pounds. Used to be pretty strong...

I am about 230 pounds. Used to be pretty strong and I used to break rear wheel spokes a lot. I picked up my cadence to be between 80 and 100 which reduced the wheel breakage issues.

I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By DangerousDanR

We have Spinergy wheels with the bladed spokes on...

We have Spinergy wheels with the bladed spokes on our tandem. Maximum weigh we have put on them is about 450 pounds. No issues with the spokes. Previous wheels had the round spokes. I really don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,770
Posted By DangerousDanR

Living in Fargo, wind is a fact of life. The...

Living in Fargo, wind is a fact of life. The Weather service forecast for today is:

"North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph."

That is a low wind...
10-09-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,772
Posted By DangerousDanR

Year, 1982: Riding the bike path from Newport...

Year, 1982: Riding the bike path from Newport Beach CA up to Long Beach CA. Up to LB fighting the wind all the way, then back to my apartment. After work with a colleague. Strong wind, 15 miles up....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,705
Posted By DangerousDanR

+1 on using Stans and failing, but working fine...

+1 on using Stans and failing, but working fine on Orange Seal. And I run 105 PSI because even after a major weight loss I am still at a slim trim 105-110 kilograms.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By DangerousDanR

I believe that the short answer is yes, it is...

I believe that the short answer is yes, it is legal to ride a bicycle on the Interstate Highways in Montana. I have never ridden there, but I have driven across Montana many times. I have a Jaguar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,397
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have been watching this thread and I thought I...

I have been watching this thread and I thought I would add a couple oc comments. Take them for what ever.

1) Herr Doktor Sachin Hambini is as opinionated as many of the posters to this forum, and...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 32,789
Posted By DangerousDanR

Embedded Software. Computers in places that they...

Embedded Software. Computers in places that they have no business being.
08-13-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,700
Posted By DangerousDanR

This is our Ritchey Double Switchback Breakaway. ...

This is our Ritchey Double Switchback Breakaway. I was told by someone at Ritchey that there are about 50 of these in existence. I don't know if that is correct.

Ours is setup as a flat bar...
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