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07-21-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dr.Lou

Thank you! Equipment, especially that...

Thank you!

Equipment, especially that large, is there for a reason. Itís too expensive to move it there just to piss off a few silly, self-absorbed cyclists. This didnít happen in a vacuum, it...
07-17-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,467
Posted By Dr.Lou

I also did EBC in October of Ď17. I was an in...

I also did EBC in October of Ď17. I was an in shape 83 kgs. Great 3 weeks! Granted it was much easier going back to Lukla.
07-16-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,892
Posted By Dr.Lou

No, thereís nylon strapping with a knot thatís...

No, thereís nylon strapping with a knot thatís attached to the 1x10 and then closed in the tailgate. Very secure and easy to load and unload the bike. Before, I attached the bikes to the front of the...
07-16-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 819
Posted By Dr.Lou

For me it would be a disaster waiting to happen,...

For me it would be a disaster waiting to happen, especially if clipped in. The whole center of gravity, forward momentum, balance thing would be problematic for me.
07-16-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,892
Posted By Dr.Lou

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I use fork mounts on a 1x10, which is secured to...
07-16-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,693
Posted By Dr.Lou

Itís just part of the riding adventure. We all...

Itís just part of the riding adventure. We all know most drivers feel the same about cyclists in the traffic lane. We all must get a long.
04-29-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By Dr.Lou

I use look pedals on my road bikes and platforms...

I use look pedals on my road bikes and platforms on my fatty and mountain bikes. I am currently experimenting with CB Mallet Es on my gravel bike.
04-28-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Dr.Lou

Another fan of hairspray for that and similar...

Another fan of hairspray for that and similar tasks. It has never failed to work. Never had to look for alternatives.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-27-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,652
Posted By Dr.Lou

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Forum: Fatbikes
04-24-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,652
Posted By Dr.Lou

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04-23-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,394
Posted By Dr.Lou

Perhaps not as ubiquitous as CF or AL, but of my...

Perhaps not as ubiquitous as CF or AL, but of my 8 bikes, 5 are steel, 2 CF and 1 Ti. Surly and Marin have many nice steel options. I love my Krampus, Pine Mountain and Four Corners Elite, Colnago...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-19-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,652
Posted By Dr.Lou

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04-03-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,292
Posted By Dr.Lou

Salsa mukluk with optional rack from salsa ...

Salsa mukluk with optional rack from salsa
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04-02-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,610
Posted By Dr.Lou

I appreciate the rigid ride of my steel Surly...

I appreciate the rigid ride of my steel Surly Krampus 29+. Itís relaxed geometry is great for the mixed terrain I ride. However, I often contemplate getting a suspension fork until I remember I have...
03-29-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,436
Posted By Dr.Lou

Water or diluted Gatorade for longer rides.

Water or diluted Gatorade for longer rides.
03-29-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,580
Posted By Dr.Lou

Aluminum?

Aluminum?
03-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,279
Posted By Dr.Lou

Oftentimes itís all folks can afford and they and...

Oftentimes itís all folks can afford and they and or their kids ride the piss put them. They have their place. Growing up I had two bikes, both my dad snagged from the police departmentís lost and...
03-29-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,197
Posted By Dr.Lou

This is my thinking. I am currently working and...

This is my thinking. I am currently working and living in Manila where we are locked down. Our only allowable reason to be outside is to go grocery shopping, walk or ride a bike within our Barangay...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-29-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,652
Posted By Dr.Lou

Pasig, Metro-ManIia ...

Pasig, Metro-ManIia
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Forum: Fatbikes
02-17-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,652
Posted By Dr.Lou

Just a short ride to Circlo Verde for coffee at...

Just a short ride to Circlo Verde for coffee at Celeste Cycles. ...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-17-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,640
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yes, itís the carbon version. Since that picture...

Yes, itís the carbon version. Since that picture was taken, Iíve added a rack and trunk bag along with a storage can that fits in a bottle cage. Easily accommodates the small items listed above.

...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-16-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,652
Posted By Dr.Lou

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,133,114
Posted By Dr.Lou

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I bought and installed an 11-46 cog set for my...
11-06-19, 01:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,598
Posted By Dr.Lou

I work in the Philippines. Our company cafeteria...

I work in the Philippines. Our company cafeteria serves fresh buko juice (coconut water) with coconut meat floating in it. Have it everyday for lunch. Never thought about taking it on bike rides,...
10-20-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Dr.Lou

I have them on my 3 year of my mountain/gravel...

I have them on my 3 year of my mountain/gravel bikes. Great pedal and color selection. I also like the similar CB Stomp.
10-13-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,728
Posted By Dr.Lou

^^^^^me too^^^^^ As an Eagle Scout and avid...

^^^^^me too^^^^^

As an Eagle Scout and avid childhood cyclist, I am presently asking myself why I didnít seek to earn the cycling merit badge, one of the 57 original merit badges. Hindsight...
10-13-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Dr.Lou

Another happy, long-time hair spray user! I just...

Another happy, long-time hair spray user! I just used it for installing the little rubber covers on my MTB brake levers. I shared the trick with a young bike mechanic here in Manila. He was surprised...
10-09-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,778
Posted By Dr.Lou

Bishop to Gardnerville has spectacular scenery, ...

Bishop to Gardnerville has spectacular scenery, especially along the Walker River, however there’re a lot of big rigs and narrow sections. Bishop south is boring and windy. There are three big...
10-04-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Dr.Lou

I prefer a little to no padding. The primary...

I prefer a little to no padding. The primary reason I wear gloves is to save skin if I go down.
10-04-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,476
Posted By Dr.Lou

My love with cycling started when I was a young...

My love with cycling started when I was a young boy on a warm summer evening, on Wallace St. in the late 60s. Been riding, collecting and tinkering ever since. As a young boy my bike was my...
10-04-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By Dr.Lou

I am glad you escaped unscathed. :)

I am glad you escaped unscathed. :)
10-04-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By Dr.Lou

Ahhh forgot about about the cheesy ...

Ahhh forgot about about the cheesy colnago/ferarri MTB.
I was always surprised colnago and ferarri would out their names on such crap.
Thanks
10-04-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By Dr.Lou

I am not an expert but I own/owned several...

I am not an expert but I own/owned several Colnagos, including a Ferrari Colnago that I purchased in 2008 at the Ferarri factory store in Maranello, Italy. It was all CF with full Campy record,...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-03-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dr.Lou

My fat bike doesnít even go fast down hill. If I...

My fat bike doesnít even go fast down hill. If I want to go fast (for me), I ride my road bike with 700x23s.
I view my Mukluk as a tractor and my road bike as a race car.
09-28-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,227
Posted By Dr.Lou

I have a couple pairs of RF Chesters and one pair...

I have a couple pairs of RF Chesters and one pair CB Stamps, I like both brands. Lots of cool colors.
09-25-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,172
Posted By Dr.Lou

I also wanted a MTB sans suspension. I went with...

I also wanted a MTB sans suspension. I went with the Surly Krampus and glad I did....
09-23-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,845
Posted By Dr.Lou

I donít dislike Cervelo, but I wonít own a bike...

I donít dislike Cervelo, but I wonít own a bike from any of the large manufacturers, e.g., Cannondale, Trek, Specialized, or brands like Cervelo that have a large presence where I live. In the...
09-21-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Dr.Lou

Two pieces of multi-grain bread with crunchy...

Two pieces of multi-grain bread with crunchy peanut butter and a glass of milk. Will stop for coffee at the midway point and eat whatever I am in the mood for when I am done.
09-20-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,318
Posted By Dr.Lou

Flatted twice on one ride and didn’t have didn’t...

Flatted twice on one ride and didn’t have didn’t have another spare tube. Called the wife. Only a few miles from the house.
09-20-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,727
Posted By Dr.Lou

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Never give much thought to the handlebar thing. More...
09-18-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,290
Posted By Dr.Lou

Truly great dogs! Like other breeds in the...

Truly great dogs!
Like other breeds in the working class, Dobies got a bad rap for being mean. I had several, all were lovers, but only Rocky loved backpacking.
09-18-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,290
Posted By Dr.Lou

Kind of an oddball, but my best four-legged...

Kind of an oddball, but my best four-legged backpacking was a male dobie.
09-18-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dr.Lou

FWIW, I have 2 Lazer helmets and am satisfied...

FWIW, I have 2 Lazer helmets and am satisfied with both for their construction and comfort. Havenít had to put one to the test, fortunately.
09-15-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Dr.Lou

Ahh That’s in Infugao, a mountainous area in...

Ahh
That’s in Infugao, a mountainous area in northern Luzon.
Forum: Foo
09-15-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10,847
Views: 2,256,566
Posted By Dr.Lou

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09-11-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,779
Posted By Dr.Lou

I believe his name is Fred...

I believe his name is Fred...
09-11-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,277
Posted By Dr.Lou

And an ice cream cone.

And an ice cream cone.
09-11-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,424
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yes, a couple of them. One has a cafť within... ...

Yes, a couple of them. One has a cafť within...


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09-11-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,714
Posted By Dr.Lou

Since many folks consider golf a sport, I've...

Since many folks consider golf a sport, I've kinda lost track as to what a sport is and what it is not. To make myself still feel like an athlete, I classify cycling as a sport, even if I ride alone...
09-11-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 52,782
Posted By Dr.Lou

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