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Forum: Fatbikes
11-17-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yes, it’s the carbon version. Since that picture...

Yes, it’s the carbon version. Since that picture was taken, I’ve 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: 88
Views: 16,697
Posted By Dr.Lou

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19,005
Views: 3,869,089
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: 1,768
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: 386
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: 2,289
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 didn’t seek to earn the cycling merit badge, one of the 57 original merit badges. Hindsight...
10-13-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 786
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: 1,191
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: 427
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: 4,551
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: 559
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: 559
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: 559
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: 1,215
Posted By Dr.Lou

My fat bike doesn’t even go fast down hill. If I...

My fat bike doesn’t 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: 1,911
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: 4,321
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: 4,786
Posted By Dr.Lou

I don’t dislike Cervelo, but I won’t own a bike...

I don’t dislike Cervelo, but I won’t 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: 883
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: 3,766
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: 12,037
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: 8,003
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: 8,003
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: 1,189
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. Haven’t had to put one to the test, fortunately.
09-15-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
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: 10,365
Views: 2,114,895
Posted By Dr.Lou

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09-11-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,635
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: 5,981
Posted By Dr.Lou

And an ice cream cone.

And an ice cream cone.
09-11-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,759
Posted By Dr.Lou

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

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


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09-11-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,802
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: 40,958
Posted By Dr.Lou

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FWIW, my first 10 speed was a 24” 1974 Nishiki...
09-11-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,504
Posted By Dr.Lou

lol The bikes are in the Philippines so for 70...

lol The bikes are in the Philippines so for 70 pesos (about a $1.75) I have my bikes washed and meticulously detailed immediately after each ride - a necessity since my bikes live with me inside my...
09-11-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,535
Posted By Dr.Lou

According to some here, all that’s needed is for...

According to some here, all that’s needed is for drivers to take periodic test to maintain proficiency. No lights needed.

That said, I use lights during hours of darkness and about hour before...
09-11-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,795
Posted By Dr.Lou

Like others I mix it up by changing between road...

Like others I mix it up by changing between road and dirt, buy new bikes, buy stupid stuff for existing bikes, find different groups and routes or hit the gym.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By Dr.Lou

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Exactly!! Was...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Exactly!! Was thinking the same thing. Most folks wonder the same of us paying more than Walmart prices for a bicycle, yet...
Buy as much happiness as you can afford.
09-10-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,504
Posted By Dr.Lou

Steel...

Steel...
09-10-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yeah and ya gotta dig the reflectors, etc. :-)

Yeah and ya gotta dig the reflectors, etc. :-)
09-09-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,415,036
Posted By Dr.Lou

Here are a couple of my steel rigs: Marin...

Here are a couple of my steel rigs:

Marin Pine Mountain 1
Surly Krampus
...
09-08-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,826
Posted By Dr.Lou

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09-08-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By Dr.Lou

FWIW, I always use café covers when wearing road...

FWIW, I always use café covers when wearing road shoes, not to protect the floors as much as to protect my cleats. :D
Cycling by myself most of the time I am not up on what others are doing. I've...
09-06-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By Dr.Lou

I often ride my fatty for the same reason.

I often ride my fatty for the same reason.
09-06-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,871
Posted By Dr.Lou

Proficiency usually has little to nothing to do...

Proficiency usually has little to nothing to do with it. Being tired, speed, distracted, under the influence or all the above are usually the primary factors in traffic accidents.
09-03-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 49,203
Posted By Dr.Lou

Hmmm Tactical Dirt Drop bars would appeal to...

Hmmm

Tactical Dirt Drop bars would appeal to a whole other demographic.
09-03-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 566,064
Posted By Dr.Lou

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2017 Marin Four Corners Elite with Rasta paint.
09-03-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,178
Posted By Dr.Lou

Those are everywhere including Afghanistan, but...

Those are everywhere including Afghanistan, but they're dark green.
09-02-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,925
Posted By Dr.Lou

The rubber coated hooks have worked perfectly for...

The rubber coated hooks have worked perfectly for my bike storage needs for decades. Just make sure you screw the hooks into a ceiling joist.
...
09-01-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,595
Posted By Dr.Lou

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I just drank the Kool-Aid, grape. Added another...
09-01-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,748
Posted By Dr.Lou

There's a bar here in the Philippines. :D

There's a bar here in the Philippines. :D
Forum: Commuting
08-29-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,237
Posted By Dr.Lou

They say, “variety is the spice of life” and I...

They say, “variety is the spice of life” and I tend to agree. At the moment I have 7.
08-29-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,332
Posted By Dr.Lou

I got winded just reading your post. Don’t think...

I got winded just reading your post. Don’t think I’d last long on a 15 to 25 percent grade.
08-28-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,158
Posted By Dr.Lou

Very true! I remember laying in the procedure...

Very true! I remember laying in the procedure room listening to CCR’s “Up around the bend,” when the next thing I know is I am in IHOP repacking my colon. Absolutely don’t remember anything in...
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