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06-03-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By Nyah

Seems kind of silly to reduce its capacity. What...

Seems kind of silly to reduce its capacity. What advantage would that give?
06-03-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By Nyah

Sure, they come in various amounts of tinting. ...

Sure, they come in various amounts of tinting. Get some polarized lenses with a brown hue, even for cheap, and your whole experience will improve. After 20+ years use of these, I still pass the DMV...
06-03-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Nyah

Oh, and that 18-percent of "the economy" is the...

Oh, and that 18-percent of "the economy" is the health insurance companies. A business model of making profit by refusing to pay for procedures and other care. Just saying.
06-03-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Nyah

Profiteering off of people's lives. Just saying.

Profiteering off of people's lives. Just saying.
06-03-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Nyah

The one of mine that 'doesn't fit' is split at...

The one of mine that 'doesn't fit' is split at that end. I have no idea what could've split it. Bad quality rubber, I guess.
06-03-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By Nyah

Shimano sandals are the only cycling footwear...

Shimano sandals are the only cycling footwear with a wide toebox…because there is no toebox to worry about in the first place. Wear them in wintertime with ragg wool socks. Or do what I do and just...
06-03-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,278
Posted By Nyah

These sounded like exactly what I'd been looking...

These sounded like exactly what I'd been looking for a bicycle of mine that no longer has clearance for a fender on the front.. So I looked into it and it appears that the River City Reach-around...
06-03-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Nyah

Notice how he considers hospitals and doctors as...

Notice how he considers hospitals and doctors as part of the economy.

F him and his GDP.
Forum: Touring
05-30-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Nyah

Wow, those low riders are pretty darn low. How...

Wow, those low riders are pretty darn low. How does that loaded setup in the photo ride? Do your feet ever contact the panniers?
05-27-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,201
Posted By Nyah

That's how I do it. If there's already one of...

That's how I do it. If there's already one of these scales in your house, it's pretty obvious to try this, rather than to obtain a hanging scale that measures in the necessary range.
Forum: Commuting
05-25-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By Nyah

What issue are people having with this?

What issue are people having with this?
05-23-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 906
Posted By Nyah

It's insane to think that it's safer now. ...

It's insane to think that it's safer now. Covid19 cases are still going up. Resuming group activities as before is only going to accelerate this. People we see now shopping without a mask, are...
05-22-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,819
Posted By Nyah

Nice bicycle, after reassembly, apparently.

Nice bicycle, after reassembly, apparently.
05-22-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Nyah

It was a matter of survival. For some...

It was a matter of survival. For some background, which the article fails to offer: India's president Norendra Modi imposed a nationwide lockdown, closing all businesses, including the mass transit...
05-22-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Nyah

Actually, 93.2 miles per day is correct. It was...

Actually, 93.2 miles per day is correct. It was 150 Kilometers per day. 1200 Km divided by 8 days.
05-22-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Nyah

On top of the distance, this must have been in...

On top of the distance, this must have been in 100+degrees-f heat too. How many of us would've been able to do it?
Forum: Touring
05-22-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Nyah

No experience, but you can get some specifics...

No experience, but you can get some specifics here (https://www.campfirecycling.com/product/tubus-grand-expedition-front-rack.html#specs).

I chose the Surly Front Rack 2.0 over the Tubus G.E....
Forum: Commuting
05-21-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,399
Posted By Nyah

I already have a babymaker, but thanks anyway.

I already have a babymaker, but thanks anyway.
Forum: Commuting
05-21-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By Nyah

If you already have a rear rack on each of your...

If you already have a rear rack on each of your bicycles, you can move one basket around to any of them. The way I fasten the basket to the rack is to lash it down with velcro wrap-straps, available...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Nyah

I have yet to add any Proofide to my Brooks but I...

I have yet to add any Proofide to my Brooks but I know that I should. Do they make a Proofide (or other product that works with it) that can darken a Brooks saddle? My bicycle came with a Honey...
05-20-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Nyah

It didn't ask me for a login but, I'm not...

It didn't ask me for a login but, I'm not surprized. Try turning off javascript in your browser.
05-20-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 930
Posted By Nyah

Add me to the list of crochet-glove fans. I'm...

Add me to the list of crochet-glove fans. I'm still using a pair of Nashbar-branded gloves but have been looking for something to wear once these have retired. I tried the Planet Bike Tourus gloves a...
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Nyah

Thank you all for your input. The width of the...

Thank you all for your input. The width of the Tubus Logo's top-platform is too stingy for me so, after looking some more, I came up with the Salsa Wanderlust HD. I chose that instead of the Tubus...
Forum: Touring
05-15-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Nyah

Suggestions please, for upgrading rack on Kona Sutra.

I've had my Kona Sutra since Feb of this year and, for a couple of reasons, have been wanting to replace the (rear) rack that came with it.
1. The last four inches of the back end slant upward. This...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By Nyah

I put my backpack in a wire basket, which is...

I put my backpack in a wire basket, which is lashed to my rear rack.
Forum: Touring
05-14-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Nyah

All I need is a front derailer and bar-end...

All I need is a front derailer and bar-end shifters to make this work w/a triple.

And of course, I have no desire for a cassette with an 8+ tooth-difference between cogs. So screw the 51, I'm...
Forum: Touring
05-13-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Nyah

No way to work with a triple?

No way to work with a triple?
Forum: Commuting
05-11-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By Nyah

Does the issue happen just with experimental...

Does the issue happen just with experimental materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber?
05-11-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nyah

That's what I was going to suggest. Surly's...

That's what I was going to suggest. Surly's Trucker models are available in a 42cm frame, intended for people of 5' height. It's a touring bicycle, which is the type that I prefer for all-around...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By Nyah

I've been planning to do this. I'm currently...

I've been planning to do this. I'm currently using my original touring bicycle Trek 520 as my grocery getter. On the cheap aluminum rear rack that came with it I have a pair of Wald 582 shopping...
Forum: Touring
05-09-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Nyah

Djb, it isn't just appearance. Doug's front...

Djb, it isn't just appearance. Doug's front pannier is mounted lower than yours is. You can tell that his front hub is farther away from the bottom of the pannier, in comparison to your setup....
05-06-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Nyah

Here's a pdf of the instructions for installing...

Here's a pdf of the instructions for installing the 582s.

BTW, I had a great experience ordering these directly from Wald (https://www.waldsports.com), and would place all orders directly from...
05-05-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,753
Posted By Nyah

That's what I was thinking. I brought a...

That's what I was thinking. I brought a recently-purchased bicycle in for a dial-in and there were plenty of customers trying out bicycles, getting their existing ones serviced, etc. Someone was...
05-05-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Nyah

I use the Wald 582s with a rack that's very...

I use the Wald 582s with a rack that's very similar to the rack in question. I don't share the opinion of Ben's Journal article author. I been using the 582 baskets for about a month and I'm...
05-01-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,155
Posted By Nyah

I wanted to to see what optimal pressure for 35mm...

I wanted to to see what optimal pressure for 35mm tires are, but the calculator doesn't offer that tire width. I find it odd that it jumps from 32mm to 37mm, when none of the other tires differ more...
04-30-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,181
Posted By Nyah

I buy from pretty much anywhere except Amazon and...

I buy from pretty much anywhere except Amazon and Walmart. If I find an item on Amazon that I like, I go out of my way to find an alternative source for it. I do a lot of my online shopping at...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,782
Posted By Nyah

I so wish that chainwheel guards were available...

I so wish that chainwheel guards were available as aftermarket items. I'd prefer to not have to make any adjustments to my trouser leg before getting on my vintage Trek 520. The 2020 Kona Sutra came...
04-24-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By Nyah

Which size of the Topeak Aero bag were you...

Which size of the Topeak Aero bag were you looking to get? It appears to come in Micro, Small, Med and Large.
04-23-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Nyah

I wear a mask while walking my bicycle through...

I wear a mask while walking my bicycle through the grocery store, not when I'm outside, riding though. A bandanna works fine as a mask.
Forum: Touring
04-23-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Nyah

You could try rotating the handlebar (ten degrees...

You could try rotating the handlebar (ten degrees or such) back so that the brake hoods are 'pointing' upward more. If your seatpost is the layback type, you could scoot the seat farther forward so...
04-18-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Nyah

I'm curious how you limited your search to just...

I'm curious how you limited your search to just the single shifter. I need to find one for 9-speed but have only found them in pairs so far.
04-18-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,979
Posted By Nyah

Good Lord, please don't do that.[/QUOTE] ? ...

Good Lord, please don't do that.[/QUOTE]
?
I've been doing it each day this week. You're just going to have to accept it.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Nyah

Welcome, Faisal. Rear cogs are the toothed...

Welcome, Faisal.

Rear cogs are the toothed rings that are located on the rear wheel, which engage the chain. Some bicycles have only one of these, while others might have up to eleven. ...
04-16-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,979
Posted By Nyah

I'm saying that many people do that, but yes...

I'm saying that many people do that, but yes indeed, I do that as well. Sandals (popular w/a lot of people) or crotcheted moccasins (my personal favorite, if the ground isn't wet), without socks in...
04-16-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,979
Posted By Nyah

Not everyone wears socks every day.

Not everyone wears socks every day.
04-15-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,979
Posted By Nyah

Always a fan of the triple crankset, thank you!...

Always a fan of the triple crankset, thank you! The triple is what optimal bicycling is all about (except alternatives to front derailers).

It is true though about the big chainring catching the...
Forum: Touring
04-15-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,488
Posted By Nyah

The middle chainring on the Sutra is 36, not 38. ...

The middle chainring on the Sutra is 36, not 38. It comes stock as 48/36/26.


I've had the 26 chainring switched to a 22 for awhile, now. I'm very happy with 48/36/22 - enough that I want it on...
04-09-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By Nyah

Those Spyre-C brakes on the Brodie are actually...

Those Spyre-C brakes on the Brodie are actually really good cable-actuated disc brakes. If you want to avoid the regular, potentially-messy service that hydraulics require, you wouldn't do bad with...
04-07-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Nyah

Some people are so bothered by it that they don't...

Some people are so bothered by it that they don't want others to have 700c-wheeled bicycles unless they're tall enough to comfortably ride a 56cm frame. Screw that!
04-07-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By Nyah

I usually download their catalog pdf. Both...

I usually download their catalog pdf. Both Schwalbe and Continental have a few pages in their catalogs dedicated to exactly what you're looking for. I agree with you though. It's easy enough for...
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