Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: phughes
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.16 seconds.
10-30-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By phughes

Because... "Fifty to seventy percent of all...

Because...
"Fifty to seventy percent of all property crimes are committed by meth addicts. This includes burglary, shoplifting, motor vehicle theft, arson and vandalism."...
10-30-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By phughes

Fit generally speaking is the cause of saddle...

Fit generally speaking is the cause of saddle pain, more than the saddle itself. That isn't to say there aren't saddle differences, but a good saddle with a bad fit, saddle too high, reach too great,...
10-30-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 426
Posted By phughes

Sorry to hear, but glad to hear you're okay.

Sorry to hear, but glad to hear you're okay.
10-28-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 713
Posted By phughes

It is worth it if you like the bike, like...

It is worth it if you like the bike, like electronic shifters, and more importantly, have the disposable income to afford it. Only you can decide, but if you like it enough, the value others place on...
Forum: Touring
10-23-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,156
Posted By phughes

Ah yes, thanks for catching that.

Ah yes, thanks for catching that.
Forum: Touring
10-23-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,156
Posted By phughes

In summary, white gas is not the same as unleaded...

In summary, white gas is not the same as unleaded gasoline, but, unleaded gasoline can be used instead of Coleman white gas. You can buy more bottles, or ask other campers for a small amount,...
Forum: Touring
10-23-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 773
Posted By phughes

Here is a page with some calculators. Remember,...

Here is a page with some calculators. Remember, these use the weight on each wheel individually, not the total weight of the bike and rider. It is the weight on the wheel which generally isn't equal...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,324
Posted By phughes

I like my bar mounted mirror as well. Works well,...

I like my bar mounted mirror as well. Works well, and is bigger than a helmet mounted mirror. Both work, but I prefer my bar mounted mirror.
10-21-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,850
Posted By phughes

Yes, stay away from Gossypium and acidic carboxyl.

Yes, stay away from Gossypium and acidic carboxyl.
10-20-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

I tagged Trek and Cannondale in my post about...

I tagged Trek and Cannondale in my post about them on Instagram.
10-20-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,850
Posted By phughes

That is for low Thyroid though. Graves causes an...

That is for low Thyroid though. Graves causes an overactive Thyroid, so just the opposite.
10-20-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,850
Posted By phughes

:lol:

:lol:
10-20-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

Well, the website is a functioning Shopify...

Well, the website is a functioning Shopify storefront, so they can take orders and money. It also seems as if they accept Amazon Pay. I just went to the site, put a bike in the cart, and went to...
10-20-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

I commented on their most current Instagram post....

I commented on their most current Instagram post.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/940x2000/screenshot_20201020_120144_5bff4c326be05db27a74d1616072413efdd56a05.png
10-19-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

We shall see what kind of backlash I get. I just...

We shall see what kind of backlash I get. I just posted a picture of the Century 21 office and tagged green1stbike on instagram. They have amassed 3518 followers since their first post October 1.
...
10-19-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

I just answered based on what you said. You...

I just answered based on what you said. You answered back sounding like you still think they owed you something else, they don't, their response was regarding the time it would take to get back to...
10-19-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

Okay, but their response regarding time was when...

Okay, but their response regarding time was when they would contact you. That doesn't mean they won't be looking into the store to check it out. As for their response to you, what else could they say...
10-19-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By phughes

I'm not saying this is why your bar tape wore...

I'm not saying this is why your bar tape wore more on one side, but here is an anecdote regarding my experience. I put more pressure on one side than the other for a while. I realized I could not...
10-19-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

ProBike + Run in the Pittsburgh area. Great...

ProBike + Run in the Pittsburgh area. Great shops. Four locations in the area.
10-19-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,850
Posted By phughes

You are truly reaching. If that were the case,...

You are truly reaching. If that were the case, almost everyone would have Graves, since almost everyone has clothing made of those materials. Those materials are not limited to use in bike shorts....
10-19-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

That's just how long until they talk to you, not...

That's just how long until they talk to you, not how long it takes for them to look into it.
10-19-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By phughes

My local shop carries Cannondale and Giant. They...

My local shop carries Cannondale and Giant. They also carry Specialized, and Surly, Cervelo...but no Trek.
10-19-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,407
Posted By phughes

Generally speaking, fad type diets are not well...

Generally speaking, fad type diets are not well rounded enough to be healthy long term, even short term for that matter. Keto long term comes with increased risk of kidney stones, increased risk of...
10-17-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,407
Posted By phughes

Has anyone mentioned riding with your mouth open...

Has anyone mentioned riding with your mouth open to catch the bugs? :eek:
Forum: Touring
10-16-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,473
Posted By phughes

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/498x264/alive_3109295021693ded87289a15a5ca6952c3cae552.gif
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,083
Posted By phughes

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE] Before you carve, check...

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE]

Before you carve, check your fit, the B17 is very sensitive to a too high seat height, or too great of a reach. Try dropping your saddle a bit. Mine went from unbearable, to a...
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

I like comfort too. I can lie under the hammock...

I like comfort too. I can lie under the hammock in the rain, sit under it and watch the world go by, or even fix coffee, or lie inside as well. I have a huge rain tarp over the hammock. I liked the...
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

So 2 pounds heavier, and not as comfortable....

So 2 pounds heavier, and not as comfortable. :lol: Nice little pup tent. Does it have a rain fly? I have the REI Passage 1 tent. I will use it when I know I will have problems hanging the hammock,...
10-14-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By phughes

Give it time, I am sure that can, and probably...

Give it time, I am sure that can, and probably will happen. :lol:
Forum: Touring
10-12-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By phughes

I was just saying that they are used to the...

I was just saying that they are used to the driving conditions there. I just don't attribute it to being Buddhist. Keep in mind that a portion of the country is Muslim. It has nothing to do with...
Forum: Touring
10-12-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By phughes

I've seen that cat. :)

I've seen that cat. :)
Forum: Touring
10-11-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By phughes

Full disclosure about Rockwood. There may be some...

Full disclosure about Rockwood. There may be some train noise. :lol:

Rockwood is sort of a cool town. I performed at the Rockwood Opera House one night. Cool place. It was an old vaudeville...
Forum: Touring
10-11-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By phughes

That isn't correct, there is a campground in...

That isn't correct, there is a campground in Rockwood, which is after Confluence when headed East. The one in Rockwood is nice because you can use the shower in their guesthouse in town, and laundry...
Forum: Touring
10-10-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

I am just commenting on its quality. I can't see...

I am just commenting on its quality. I can't see it holding up to any real use. Maybe a night or two here and there, but I wouldn't trust it on a bike tour. You can get inexpensive tents, but there...
Forum: Touring
10-10-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By phughes

Yes, it is very easy to camp all the way. That is...

Yes, it is very easy to camp all the way. That is what I planned when I did it, and I didn't even plan campsites before I left. The only time I deviated from that, was after meeting up with another...
Forum: Touring
10-09-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

The only thing I would use that tent for, is...

The only thing I would use that tent for, is maybe, and I stress maybe, in the backyard for the kids. Maybe.
10-09-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,557
Posted By phughes

Yeah, no.

Yeah, no.
Forum: Touring
10-08-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

Nice looking setup. I know people who camp in...

Nice looking setup. I know people who camp in open hammocks, but I wouldn't want to do it. My hammock is enclosed as well, with netting on top. It is nice on good nights to either not use the tarp,...
Forum: Touring
10-08-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

To be honest, I have not personally tested them...

To be honest, I have not personally tested them in sand or frozen ground, only basically, regular soil. Anything really rocky is out of their range. I have seen people post setups on sand using them,...
10-08-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 27,725
Posted By phughes

He probably figured it out sometime within the...

He probably figured it out sometime within the past 11 years. :lol: This thread was just resurrected by a Newbie.
10-08-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By phughes

I have been like that this Summer, sadly. I too...

I have been like that this Summer, sadly. I too have been busy with other projects. I still love bikes, and will be back into the insanity and addiction soon though. It is only temporary. As for...
Forum: Touring
10-08-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

As for weight, I was referring to adding the...

As for weight, I was referring to adding the Tensa Solo pole, my hammock setup packs smaller and is lighter than a tent, unless you are using the minimalist setup for a very lightweight tent, and in...
Forum: Touring
10-07-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

These are the same anchors used by the Tensa...

These are the same anchors used by the Tensa hammock system, which uses one pole, for when you have only one tree. I have hung this way, so have many, many others. The Tensa Solo is a pole and...
Forum: Touring
10-07-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

They aren't a conventional stake. These are the...

They aren't a conventional stake. These are the same stakes that Tensa uses for their hammock suspension systems. They will not come out. The Orange Screws I use are good for soft ground, but the...
Forum: Touring
10-07-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By phughes

I used my bike to hang the hammock using only one...

I used my bike to hang the hammock using only one tree. You need a good ground anchor, I am using Orange Screws. I will also be getting Boom Stakes from Tensa for rocky ground. I am able to hang off...
10-06-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By phughes

Ah, okay, that sounds better. Be careful...

Ah, okay, that sounds better. Be careful tightening it, as it can destroy the seat and create a ridge at the top. It can also tear the leather, especially on an older seat.
10-06-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By phughes

If you actually did a couple of full turns past...

If you actually did a couple of full turns past the point in which the bracket was snug, I will venture to guess you tightened it way too much.
Forum: Touring
10-04-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By phughes

Thanks. It's how my mind works. Humor is...

Thanks. It's how my mind works. Humor is definitely an interesting thing. Many things are universal, but at the same time, everyone has a different take on things and that affects what makes them...
Forum: Touring
10-04-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By phughes

Well, it's not my best work, but last night I did...

Well, it's not my best work, but last night I did headline at a comedy club. :D
Forum: Touring
10-04-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By phughes

I like my Books 17, but it was a little hard...

I like my Books 17, but it was a little hard until I got to page 160, after that it was wonderful.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.