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09-19-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 712
Posted By kahn

Well, then smoke a little while dealing with the...

Well, then smoke a little while dealing with the tough crocheting! :)
09-19-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By kahn

I guess the idea is to remove the chain and other...

I guess the idea is to remove the chain and other parts wearing out. No messy lube.
09-19-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 712
Posted By kahn

The Road Runner small bag does not have any...

The Road Runner small bag does not have any stiffeners. I used a trimmed down Amazon bubble envelope to provide some protection for my phone.
09-18-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 213,358
Posted By kahn

I might have to consider tubeless. So over two...

I might have to consider tubeless. So over two inches of that thing was embedded in your tire and you did not flat? I can see something like that making mincemeat out of a tube or even a tire. And...
09-18-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 712
Posted By kahn

That's what you use those metal finger tips for -...

That's what you use those metal finger tips for - pushing the too large needle through the too dense fabric!
09-18-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 726
Posted By kahn

I am still chuckling! :lol:

I am still chuckling! :lol:
09-18-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,002
Posted By kahn

Oh, you found motels along your route? :lol: ...

Oh, you found motels along your route? :lol:

My longest was 140 and it was grueling! And the breaks got longer and longer.
09-18-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By kahn

I had a rabbit, well, rabbitS incident the other...

I had a rabbit, well, rabbitS incident the other day. Riding downhill through a narrow alley (a regular bike route) and one darted across my path and then started to zig zag crossing in front of me...
09-18-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By kahn

They, manufacturers, may be cautious. Until I...

They, manufacturers, may be cautious. Until I got my carbon bike, I had always used a rack. I have a Trek Madone and really did not like a backpack - even a light one. This is a number of years...
09-18-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 726
Posted By kahn

That happened the other day. My friend and I...

That happened the other day. My friend and I were doing a 30 miler. We were passing a city park and SHE said "do you need it?" and I did not. Well, five miles later I did. Fairly open area but...
09-17-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 712
Posted By kahn

I third it. Got the smallest one.

I third it. Got the smallest one.
09-17-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,002
Posted By kahn

Congratulations. That is definitely an...

Congratulations. That is definitely an accomplishment and the next one, another worthy goal. Best.
09-17-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By kahn

Garmin and others make mounts that attach to the...

Garmin and others make mounts that attach to the stem. Garmin's use "rubber bands" to just a small mount that accepts the Edge's tab coupler. Others make some that replace one of the stem plates.
09-17-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 712
Posted By kahn

I guess my tongue was not firmly in my...

I guess my tongue was not firmly in my cheek.........
09-17-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,002
Posted By kahn

I did it once. I had three "requests" for the...

I did it once. I had three "requests" for the ride. No heat, no headwinds and no rain. Lost on all three. The first day was in the 90's. Woke up the second day in our slummy Castle Rock motel...
09-17-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 712
Posted By kahn

Did you not read the advice above - CARRY IT ON...

Did you not read the advice above - CARRY IT ON YOUR BODY! That's what your body, ahem, pockets are for! I personally don't like anything touching my snot rag which is what, at least, one of my...
09-16-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By kahn

Nice looking bike. You just need the right...

Nice looking bike. You just need the right couple to be interested. I sold a friend's tandem on a ferry ride. The right people and the right size people and traded numbers and gave to friend. I...
09-16-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,521
Posted By kahn

Just be careful. Getting the hang of getting OUT...

Just be careful. Getting the hang of getting OUT quickly is something to work on. Preplan intersections and stops.
09-16-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 213,358
Posted By kahn

15.4 with a gain of 787 feet.

15.4 with a gain of 787 feet.
09-16-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 366
Posted By kahn

I must not be in Kansas anymore since it is...

I must not be in Kansas anymore since it is generally not spelled that way - or is it?

Maybe a local bike shop could offer a bit of money or, at least, their branded water bottles.
09-16-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 961
Posted By kahn

I slice mine over Cheerios! My dad use to...

I slice mine over Cheerios!

My dad use to mash his into hot oatmeal.
09-16-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By kahn

Fully enjoy it.

Fully enjoy it.
09-16-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,884
Posted By kahn

Is it more efficient or just that if something...

Is it more efficient or just that if something happens you are closer to home in an emergency breakdown?
09-16-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,521
Posted By kahn

A front rack but no rear rack!

A front rack but no rear rack!
09-16-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 213,358
Posted By kahn

The second task was probably harder than the...

The second task was probably harder than the first!
09-16-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 961
Posted By kahn

I did once eat an avocado like a squeegee.

I did once eat an avocado like a squeegee.
09-16-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 961
Posted By kahn

I forget which Century ride but most of the...

I forget which Century ride but most of the bananas were kelly green. There was a huge donation to a shelter the next day.

I do eat them a mellow shade of brown - very sweet but very soft!
09-16-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,884
Posted By kahn

Many years ago, when I was moving from Chicago to...

Many years ago, when I was moving from Chicago to Seattle, my heater started to leak and car smelled of antifreeze. I pulled off in some small town in Idaho and found a garage. The WOMAN mechanic...
09-16-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,884
Posted By kahn

I like that. Something to consider if the darn...

I like that. Something to consider if the darn through-axle winds up too tight for just bare hands and I have left the two pound rubber mallet at home! Or I could bring along a two pound segment of...
09-16-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 805
Posted By kahn

Agree. Years ago when they first opened one of...

Agree. Years ago when they first opened one of the old rail grades to bikes, it was some form of crushed rock or ballast. We specifically took our mtn bikes. It was like riding through honey or...
09-15-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 961
Posted By kahn

Oh, are you suppose to peel them?

Oh, are you suppose to peel them?
09-15-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,884
Posted By kahn

Rigid soles and spd but I guess I could not grasp...

Rigid soles and spd but I guess I could not grasp them and get a good angle on the through-axle lever. And to make matters worse, I do have a hammer toe. :fight: I do recall years ago jumping on...
09-15-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,884
Posted By kahn

I hope that it is not denatured so that it can...

I hope that it is not denatured so that it can serve double duty! :p
09-15-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,884
Posted By kahn

Although, I did just that about two weeks ago. ...

Although, I did just that about two weeks ago. The last person or Olympic weight lifter who tightened my rear through-axle did a fantastic job. I got a gashed tire (I might have been able to boot...
09-15-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 213,358
Posted By kahn

Hey, I just got a report from Gaia and liked its...

Hey, I just got a report from Gaia and liked its notice.


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09-14-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,884
Posted By kahn

Just before reading your reply I went out...

Just before reading your reply I went out searching for Lyft/Uber to see if they have any bicycle policies or guidelines. Nothing in particular but a few comments suggest getting the large vehicles...
09-14-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 213,358
Posted By kahn

Yesterday: 22.9 and 1,043 gain. Today: ...

Yesterday: 22.9 and 1,043 gain.
Today: 30.4 and 1,525.00

Today was an urban adventure to near the south limits of Seattle and a new urban trail I'd never been on - no other people!

...
09-13-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,521
Posted By kahn

This morning I added this to my bike to...

This morning I added this to my bike to potentially make it safe at the coffee shops I stop at:
...
09-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,850
Posted By kahn

No particular symptoms, here, but I do recommend...

No particular symptoms, here, but I do recommend the PSA test - regularly. It is now in a toxic waste site!
09-13-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,722
Posted By kahn

They are generally unused as is the McIntosh...

They are generally unused as is the McIntosh system attached to it.
09-12-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,722
Posted By kahn

Thanks. I made speaker stands using copper pipe...

Thanks. I made speaker stands using copper pipe and similar corners and t-couplers. I've always liked them. ...
09-12-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By kahn

So true. I have a custom titanium bike but it...

So true. I have a custom titanium bike but it was custom for me six years ago. The custom ME is now six years older, shrinking fast, heavier and, did I mention - six years older. :eek:
09-12-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,722
Posted By kahn

Nice stand. I do like mine with wheels to move...

Nice stand. I do like mine with wheels to move the coupled bike/stand around in the basement. Anything on the ends of "floor" pieces? Endcaps of some kind?
09-11-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 213,358
Posted By kahn

15.9 and 830 feet. ...

15.9 and 830 feet.

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09-11-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By kahn

That is what I have on my bike. It has held up...

That is what I have on my bike. It has held up to about 1,500 miles. But the bike does have that eyelet whereas some bikes might not have that attachment point.
...
09-10-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 213,358
Posted By kahn

Gray and cloudy (are those the same thing?) and...

Gray and cloudy (are those the same thing?) and the sewer backed up so I'm house-bound awaiting a plumber. :( Well, housebound except when exiting to the yard when I have to take a pee!!!!! :lol:
09-10-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,278
Posted By kahn

I like that image. But carry to many rooms in...

I like that image. But carry to many rooms in the house.
09-10-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,837
Posted By kahn

I think that the blue stripes I left on the icy...

I think that the blue stripes I left on the icy slopes of Hunter Mountain NY's ski area are still present from my first downhill ski adventure. Wearing blue jeans (dungarees) with cotton long johns...
09-09-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,278
Posted By kahn

I am one of those ten essential hikers and...

I am one of those ten essential hikers and carried it over to biking. I have a rear rack (shame!) and attached the light to it. Most recently the above discussed Varia. I altered the Garmin...
09-09-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 801
Posted By kahn

And adults wear cross-country skiing in Fall,...

And adults wear cross-country skiing in Fall, Winter and Spring.

I also have "lobster" mitts for bicycling.
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