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09-22-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,332
Posted By scott967

I don't know that there is a law that says if you...

I don't know that there is a law that says if you have the right of way you can't yield it? That being said of course you have to exercise ordinary care if someone yields to you or not. I don't see...
09-21-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By scott967

I mix car wash soap and water in a hand squirt...

I mix car wash soap and water in a hand squirt bottle used for watering plants. That and an old t-shirt. Maybe some solvent like bug remover or OMS if I went over a patch of asphalt or tar that...
08-18-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By scott967

Circling back to OP, more than 50 miles I put sun...

Circling back to OP, more than 50 miles I put sun screen on my legs. Less than that never had a problem but do a century and I will have burned legs. Less than an hour I do nothing. Hour to 50...
06-30-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,231
Posted By scott967

This is my experience. I did all my commuting on...

This is my experience. I did all my commuting on toe clips with Avocet AV-30 touring shoes. These were excellent shoes that didn't lock you into the pedal like true cleats do. The main problem is...
06-26-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,664
Posted By scott967

My lowest gear now is a 34x27, so most of the...

My lowest gear now is a 34x27, so most of the time i don't have to worry about spinning -- it ain't happening.

scott s.
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06-03-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,587
Posted By scott967

Nowhere I've ever lived was it illegal to ride on...

Nowhere I've ever lived was it illegal to ride on a sidewalk, except in business districts or certain designated areas. That includes California (and I was pulled over by a Ventura County cop for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By scott967

Those are the guys, yes. That's good to know...

Those are the guys, yes. That's good to know thanks.


I'm not sold on the coupler, at least I don't think I've missed not having one at this point. I guess it has 3 material variations so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By scott967

I don't think it's a lie -- just they have no...

I don't think it's a lie -- just they have no clue what "almost there" really means. There's a race I do every year, and there's one spot where spectators tend to gather and they give you the...
05-23-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By scott967

I think this is under-appreciated. It is sooo...

I think this is under-appreciated. It is sooo easy to round out the screw head. But I have never seen JIS screwdrivers for this (but I suppose do some searching online and they will pop up). Now...
05-01-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By scott967

Actually cars seem like pretty good protection...

Actually cars seem like pretty good protection against a virus. What needs to go is mass transit. Already NYC is shutting down subway at night. In Hawaii we're wasting $10 billion on an elevated...
04-29-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,523
Posted By scott967

Fortunately on the seas where we don't have grids...

Fortunately on the seas where we don't have grids we fire our 5 inch guns at targets at 15k yards while steaming at 10 nautical miles / hour (kts). (1 nautical mile = 1 minute of arc on the earth)...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,828
Posted By scott967

I guess the original BB30 advertised a narrow...

I guess the original BB30 advertised a narrow Q-factor as a positive, but I think in general it's agreed that puts more stress on the bearing to shell interface so now the press fit are spaced out...
03-29-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,732
Posted By scott967

We've all experienced this. At my age, I've...

We've all experienced this. At my age, I've learned just to mutter an "eff you too" under my breath and not let it get to me. Can't say I'm perfect about following my own advice.

scott s.
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01-31-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By scott967

In Hawaii it is Makaliʻi, and when it rises at...

In Hawaii it is Makaliʻi, and when it rises at sunset it marks the beginning of the Makahiki season. According to Kam Schools website:A traditional Hawaiian moʻolelo (story) tells how the...
11-06-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,022
Posted By scott967

In Hawai'i if it gets down to 70 folks will pull...

In Hawai'i if it gets down to 70 folks will pull put winter coats.

scott s.
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11-02-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,121
Posted By scott967

As retired Navy I can use base gyms, and I live...

As retired Navy I can use base gyms, and I live next to Schofield Barracks in Hawaii (home of the 25th Infantry Division) so use their gym 3 days a week. Working out next to the troops is...
08-02-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,134
Posted By scott967

Guess I'm out of it. Thought CBD oil was the...

Guess I'm out of it. Thought CBD oil was the latest chain lube.

scott s.
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05-06-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,306
Posted By scott967

I've only used conventional chains on 7 speed,...

I've only used conventional chains on 7 speed, but on KMC 10-speed when I have problems it's because the pin isn't all the way in. After inserting each part I twist it back a forth to make sure the...
06-05-18, 08:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,523
Posted By scott967

Like Amanda Coker doing 100K miles on a 7 mi...

Like Amanda Coker doing 100K miles on a 7 mi loop?

scott s.
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