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08-25-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-24-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-23-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,768
Posted By MattTheHat

I really appreciate it when walkers and runners...

I really appreciate it when walkers and runners acknowledge with a wave. That and when they hold their line and just keep going where they were going.
08-23-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By MattTheHat

Have you checked the torque on the Praxis cranks?...

Have you checked the torque on the Praxis cranks? The Praxis cranks on my Diverge weren’t tightened to spec (too loose) which also caused some creaking.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By MattTheHat

If it’s a faint ticking noise, check that the...

If it’s a faint ticking noise, check that the ends of your shoelaces aren’t slapping the crank. I had that happen once.
08-22-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By MattTheHat

UPSIDE DOWN? How undignified! :)

UPSIDE DOWN? How undignified! :)
08-22-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By MattTheHat

Sadly, no. I have a series 4 Apple watch, and...

Sadly, no. I have a series 4 Apple watch, and have to use a Wahoo HRM strap with my Bolt and Roam.
08-22-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-22-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

Yeah, it might do. Saturdays are usually a fairly...

Yeah, it might do. Saturdays are usually a fairly light day for me and Sundays are usually harder/further efforts than normal. The light day on Saturday always seems to pay off on Sunday.

I'll...
08-21-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

Then I *definitely* won't meet my goal. :) ...

Then I *definitely* won't meet my goal. :)

It seems to me like recovery rides are as effective as not riding. But they're kind of boring. I've got a couple of MUP routes that I take when I want to...
08-21-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,144
Posted By MattTheHat

I wondered that when I replied. I think "coming...

I wondered that when I replied. I think "coming around" sends the message they don't have to do anything, which is exactly what I want.
08-21-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,144
Posted By MattTheHat

This shocks me. When I say "on your left" very...

This shocks me. When I say "on your left" very high percentages of people apparently hear that as "move left" because that's what they generally do. So I stopped announcing for a while and just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By MattTheHat

I like the Supacaz Gel tape ($39). It does fairly...

I like the Supacaz Gel tape ($39). It does fairly well while sweaty. But your tape looks very nice and I really like the red dots! Please give us a slippy/grippy update when you can.
08-21-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,144
Posted By MattTheHat

MUP = Wild West. That's pretty funny. I like it! ...

MUP = Wild West. That's pretty funny. I like it!

Definitely lots of folks doing their own thing on the MUP. I once saw a guy sitting in a camping chair right in the middle of the MUP. In the same...
08-21-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By MattTheHat

Very nice! I'm not sure I could ride 90 miles a...

Very nice! I'm not sure I could ride 90 miles a day for over a month. But I'd sure like to try!
08-20-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By MattTheHat

I can say from my experience in road tubeless...

I can say from my experience in road tubeless tires, there is a difference in sealants. When I ran Stan's Race I would see many, many Stan's boogers on the outside of my tires. I had one puncture...
08-20-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,001
Posted By MattTheHat

I pulled up at a stop light behind a guy running...

I pulled up at a stop light behind a guy running one of these lights this morning. It was...underwhelming.
08-20-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-20-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,153
Posted By MattTheHat

Iím afraid Iím in the same boat. Should the brows...

Iím afraid Iím in the same boat. Should the brows be shaved or plucked out individually?
Forum: Introductions
08-19-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By MattTheHat

I'm not sure, but your post count is 77.

I'm not sure, but your post count is 77.
08-19-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-18-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By MattTheHat

Aluminum will oxidize very quickly unless painted...

Aluminum will oxidize very quickly unless painted or protected some other way. It will not decrease the strength of the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By MattTheHat

I like Supacaz gel tape. Nice and grippy, but...

I like Supacaz gel tape. Nice and grippy, but just a little padded too.

Supacaz Tape (https://supacaz.com/product/super-sticky-kush-silicone-gel/)
08-16-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-15-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,303
Posted By MattTheHat

When you say paraffin oil, is that the same as...

When you say paraffin oil, is that the same as mineral oil?
08-15-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,303
Posted By MattTheHat

(Making notes.)

(Making notes.)
08-15-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By MattTheHat

I suspect that in some cases, yes, *if* the...

I suspect that in some cases, yes, *if* the motorist recognizes there is a camera, they may stop and render aid. In many cases though, rendering aid will be too little, too late and the cyclist will...
08-15-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By MattTheHat

I agree, 100 percent. Perhaps I should have...

I agree, 100 percent. Perhaps I should have simply asked for proof that cameras reduce bicycle collisions.
08-15-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,303
Posted By MattTheHat

Well, I do now.

Well, I do now.
08-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,303
Posted By MattTheHat

Another Chain Waxing Thread

After messing with various chain lubes and the mess they leave for the last year, I decided to try waxing the chain instead. It didn't hurt that my wife was getting rid of a functional Crock-Pot...
08-15-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By MattTheHat

I honestly hope I'm wrong. Time will tell.

I honestly hope I'm wrong. Time will tell.
08-15-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-15-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By MattTheHat

Oh, I understand the idea, I just don't...

Oh, I understand the idea, I just don't personally see any evidence that it's working. Convenience stores are still getting robbed. Cyclist are going to continue to get run over.

In many, many...
08-15-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By MattTheHat

I see cameras mentioned all the time. Can someone...

I see cameras mentioned all the time. Can someone explain to me how running a camera is going to keep a distracted/drunk/stoned driver from hitting a cyclist? Even a driver who just up and decides to...
08-14-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-14-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

Thatís an awesome feeling, isnít it! -Matt

Thatís an awesome feeling, isnít it!

-Matt
08-14-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

I did a night ride last night to get me caught up...

I did a night ride last night to get me caught up with my monthly goal. It was raining this morning and I didn't ride, so I'm already back behind schedule. Maybe I'll sneak home and try to ride this...
08-14-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,620
Posted By MattTheHat

I would not have noticed the date but I recalled...

I would not have noticed the date but I recalled the story and that made me check. Yes, there was a little bit of hand wringing in the A&S thread last year. :)

-Matt
08-14-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,620
Posted By MattTheHat

Yes, here we go. ...

Yes, here we go.

https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/1153036-nz-politician-cycles-hospital-give-birth.html


-Matt
08-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,620
Posted By MattTheHat

This was posted about this time last year, in A&S...

This was posted about this time last year, in A&S (I believe it was in A&S). I don't recall how the comments went, but you could certainly go check.


-Matt
08-13-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By MattTheHat

You could file flats into it and remove with a...

You could file flats into it and remove with a wrench.

-Matt
08-13-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,501
Posted By MattTheHat

I have a Porter Cable pancake compressor that I...

I have a Porter Cable pancake compressor that I picked up at Lowe's a couple of years ago. Works great on the car or bike as well as motorcycles and ATVs. I also use it for a few pneumatic nailers I...
08-13-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By MattTheHat

The Roam 3 has a telescoping fork. I don't need...

The Roam 3 has a telescoping fork. I don't need that. Adds weight. It's also a 3x8. I don't personally care for a 3x drivetrain.

The Haanjo is a 1x drivetrain. I'd prefer 10 or 11 speed cassette...
08-13-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-12-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,281
Posted By MattTheHat

One person's obsession is another person's fun. ...

One person's obsession is another person's fun.

-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By MattTheHat

I've got about 1,500 miles on my second set of...

I've got about 1,500 miles on my second set of 32mm 5000TLs. I've installed them on three different wheel sets. Install went super smooth on all three, with nothing more needed than a standard floor...
08-12-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,628
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 25.8 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 25.8 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 34.1 miles
08/04 - 41.3 miles
08/05 - 23.4 miles
08/06 - 29.6 miles
08/07 - 24.6 miles
08/08 - 28.4 miles
08/09 - 28.7 miles
08/10 - 13.2 miles
08-11-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,008
Posted By MattTheHat

Gee...I wonder why the OP hasn’t come out from...

Gee...I wonder why the OP hasn’t come out from under his bridge to comment any further on this thread?

-Matt
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