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02-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 848
Posted By stevel610

Cheap adhesive backed foam tape because that's...

Cheap adhesive backed foam tape because that's mostly what I had. As I move forward I'll be upgrading to nicer leather like tape.
Forum: Foo
02-07-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 449
Posted By stevel610

Things are awesome. I had a neighbor who owned...

Things are awesome. I had a neighbor who owned one when I was young.
02-07-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By stevel610

I was thinking along the lines of a thinner tire...

I was thinking along the lines of a thinner tire to cut through as well. If there is no ice the Continentals could be just about as good.

I used to have a set of the 26in. Schwabe studs and seem...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-06-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By stevel610

Green Lane Reservoir in Green Lane. ...

Green Lane Reservoir in Green Lane.
https://montcopa.org/871/Green-Lane-Park
02-06-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,457
Posted By stevel610

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Novara Safari. Currently wearing Schwalbe Winter Plus studded tires.
01-31-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,660
Posted By stevel610

27.5 grew because the industry realized how many...

27.5 grew because the industry realized how many new bikes they could sell. Once 27.5 sales level off the industry will "find" how awesome 26" is again, and start marketing it again.
Forum: Touring
01-28-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By stevel610

It generally works pretty well. Just carry your...

It generally works pretty well. Just carry your new Medicare card with you and show it to the hospital on admission.

Medicare Part A covers:
*All inpatient hospital costs day 1-60
*Most hospital...
Forum: Touring
01-28-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By stevel610

I checked with some colleagues and IMG travel...

I checked with some colleagues and IMG travel insurance was their suggestion.

Good luck and have a fun trip!
Forum: Touring
01-27-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By stevel610

I see you are in South America. Travel Insurance...

I see you are in South America. Travel Insurance would work.

If you want more specifics we would need to know if you are a US resident, Expat, ever worked in the US and for how long. If you...
01-27-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,880
Posted By stevel610

We spend WAY too much time trying to get "the...

We spend WAY too much time trying to get "the perfect" piece of gear. When I got back into riding in 2007 I had a steel single speed Raleigh beach cruiser with steel wheels and a coaster brake. IIRC...
01-27-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By stevel610

What do you mean when you say you "got slammed"?...

What do you mean when you say you "got slammed"? And why did that cause you to put it away?

As well, if you traded road bars for flat bars the bike would likely feel smaller because the flat bars...
01-27-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By stevel610

Almotion appears least rolling resistance. ...

Almotion appears least rolling resistance.
Supreme is next.

No experience with these two, but have several sets of Schwalbe Marathons of different flavors and all have been great.

XR's / Big...
01-27-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,209
Posted By stevel610

While all 3 of my bikes are steel, I wouldn't...

While all 3 of my bikes are steel, I wouldn't mind a CAAD 10 or other nice aluminum road bike. Being a clyde and liking to keep bikes for decades, I don't think carbon is in my future.
01-27-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,880
Posted By stevel610

I understand what you are saying, but when you...

I understand what you are saying, but when you look at gear inches the ratios just aren't that big. Even changing to a 40t cassette is only 4.8gear inches. That might be worth it, but a new cassette,...
01-26-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,880
Posted By stevel610

Switching from a 28 to 24 will be (about) like...

Switching from a 28 to 24 will be (about) like adding 1 tooth to each cog your rear cassette. IOW not that big a change.

Since you say you are a new rider, just keep plugging away the best you...
01-26-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,762
Posted By stevel610

They do ride nicely. One reason I got it is I'm a...

They do ride nicely. One reason I got it is I'm a big guy (240 or so) as wanted a strong bike that wouldn't flex when I hammered.

The 2nd one I bought was for my wife. She likes it as well.
01-25-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By stevel610

How cool that you will be there during the race!...

How cool that you will be there during the race! I dont have a suggestion as to which city or whether the start / finish. Poiters looks to be bigger with more public transportation which gives it an...
01-24-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,762
Posted By stevel610

If price wasn't an object it would be a Thorn...

If price wasn't an object it would be a Thorn Nomad MK2. Rohloff, Steel Frame, Tonka Yellow!...
01-24-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,762
Posted By stevel610

I bought a Novara Safari (2 actually) from REI....

I bought a Novara Safari (2 actually) from REI. Steel frame & fork. Weighs just over 30 pounds stock. Durable touring wheels. Frame fits 2" tires with fenders. Has mounts for disc brakes....
01-23-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,181
Posted By stevel610

80's Steel Schwinn Traveler. Bought a 27"...

80's Steel Schwinn Traveler. Bought a 27" flip/flop and a set of short chainring bolts.

Used the stock 39t chainring with a 16t fixed and 18t freewheel. Gives me 66" fixed and 59" single speed on...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-23-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By stevel610

Anyone doing the Quad County Metric in May?

Just curious. I've done it a couple of times. Year before last it was a monsoon. Otherwise beautiful PA rolling hills.
01-22-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By stevel610

I like the Velomine Origin8 sealed hubs matched...

I like the Velomine Origin8 sealed hubs matched to CR18's.
01-19-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 635
Posted By stevel610

I've done this and used the technique you...

I've done this and used the technique you mentioned. A few tips.
1. I took 1 of each spoke I wanted replaced to the shop for accurate measurement. Straight guage 2.0 should be about $.75 - $1.00...
Forum: Foo
01-13-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 348
Posted By stevel610

Clemson.

Clemson.
01-11-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By stevel610

Call REI and see if there is a recall or replace.

Call REI and see if there is a recall or replace.
Forum: Introductions
01-03-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By stevel610

Welcome!

Welcome!
01-02-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By stevel610

Nice looking.

Nice looking.
01-02-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,812
Posted By stevel610

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12-30-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,707
Posted By stevel610

Not sure you can find what you want for under...

Not sure you can find what you want for under $12,500. Maybe if you can "splurge upward" to that we could help better....of course $15,000 would be better.
12-28-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By stevel610

Following this.

Following this.
12-27-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,347
Posted By stevel610

39x16 fixed with a 39x18 freewheel for those long...

39x16 fixed with a 39x18 freewheel for those long days when I'm tired. Works out to roughly 66 gear inches fixed and 60 gear inches on the freewheel. Kind of low but I live in a hilly area and don't...
12-19-19, 02:53 PM
12-19-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,146
Posted By stevel610

Yes, the documentation is called underwriting....

Yes, the documentation is called underwriting. What happens are a lot of people take an Advantage plan because they generally have a low monthly cost. They also have a maximum out of pocket for the...
12-18-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,146
Posted By stevel610

Just for clarification, the "Special enrollment...

Just for clarification, the "Special enrollment period" it is referring to is if she has coverage from your employer past her "initial enrollment period" (3 months before her birthday, her birthday...
Forum: Touring
12-18-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By stevel610

I use a ski helmet with ear pads in the Winter....

I use a ski helmet with ear pads in the Winter. In the Summer I usually avoid main roads for safety reasons, but if I were to spend a good amount of time on highways I would use foam earplugs. They...
Forum: Touring
12-18-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By stevel610

All below regarding 27" tires. I have a pair...

All below regarding 27" tires.

I have a pair of Gatorskins I like a lot, particularly for a road bike feel.

I would also seriously consider Schwalbe Marathons. I've only done a test ride on the...
12-16-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,581
Posted By stevel610

Yup, but add in the $20 shipping and waiting to...

Yup, but add in the $20 shipping and waiting to clear customs will put you further out. These took 3 weeks, most of which was to clear customs.
12-16-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,773
Posted By stevel610

One other factor I have run into. Be sure to...

One other factor I have run into. Be sure to measure the area of the chain stays where the tire passes through just behind the bottom bracket. This is often the limiting factor as to tire with on...
12-16-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,581
Posted By stevel610

I've not gotten a flat on my Marathon Winters but...

I've not gotten a flat on my Marathon Winters but haven't tripping thousands of miles on them either. I always use New tubes and mounting them hoping to keep Flats away. Fortunately they mount easily...
12-16-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 765
Posted By stevel610

Congrats congrats on the 8-speed. I used to have...

Congrats congrats on the 8-speed. I used to have a Nexus igh 8. It was great.
12-14-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,146
Posted By stevel610

She can enroll at any point up to the end of the...

She can enroll at any point up to the end of the 3rd month after her birthday month, or change supplements/drug plans at any point during that time.

You need to be sure that your work coverage is...
12-11-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,933
Posted By stevel610

A couple of cm and you are not sure what is...

A couple of cm and you are not sure what is causing it, I like the "take it to the bike shop" suggestion. Then start looking for a new set of wheels.

Good luck.
12-11-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By stevel610

Kettlebells and a jump box. Then ride when not...

Kettlebells and a jump box. Then ride when not wet.
12-11-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,146
Posted By stevel610

Plan G would be your next best bet. It is the...

Plan G would be your next best bet. It is the same as Plan F, you just need to pay the $183 deductable rather than having the insurance company pay it. Paying that $183 yourself usually lowers the...
12-11-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,146
Posted By stevel610

Glad you have had a good experience. I was just...

Glad you have had a good experience. I was just passing on information from clients and agents I know who deal with a larger sample. Again, I hope it keeps working well for you!
12-11-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,146
Posted By stevel610

1. I'm glad you got covered and nice job getting...

1. I'm glad you got covered and nice job getting a Supplement. It will be the more affordable option long term.

There are a couple of very significant things which may cause you to want to move...
12-11-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,146
Posted By stevel610

you may want to check exactly what you have. With...

you may want to check exactly what you have. With Advantage Plans the cost are not set and often times people get sick and have very high out-of-pocket expenses due to medications therapy Etc.
...
12-11-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By stevel610

Thanks for the pic. How are the airless tires?

Thanks for the pic. How are the airless tires?
12-08-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By stevel610

Suggestion for wheelset @ $300.

I'm looking to get a new wheel set for my fixed gear. I weigh around 250 lb. Not sure whether I should buy a prebuilt or have a set built. Was looking in the $300 area. I want to be able to run at...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By stevel610

Great job. Congrats.

Great job. Congrats.
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