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01-11-23, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 822
Posted By Juan Foote

My favorite aspect of Performance was the...

My favorite aspect of Performance was the clothing. They had things that actually fit tall clydes. The "elite" shorts were quite comfortable and wore well. Their selection on bikes here in Atl was...
12-16-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,358
Posted By Juan Foote

This is among a short list of good things about...

This is among a short list of good things about having a prosthesis. I can slam that toe/foot into anything and have to check the furniture or door frame for damage rather than hopping around crying...
12-15-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Juan Foote

Nothing some super glue can't fix.

Nothing some super glue can't fix.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Juan Foote

I am really glad to read this. IDK why but as I...

I am really glad to read this. IDK why but as I was lying in bed for my middle of the night, think about totally rando stuff until going back to sleep, y'all came to mind. Good things happening, nice.
11-15-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,569
Posted By Juan Foote

Watch Yellowstone and take notes.

Watch Yellowstone and take notes.
11-04-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By Juan Foote

canklecat , I was in pain management for a...

canklecat , I was in pain management for a couple/few years. Basically, it went down (a lot) like this:

When I lost my left foot and half my shin, broken wrist, elbow, other ankle, forearm and so...
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Juan Foote

Thank you for that. I suspect they would...

Thank you for that.

I suspect they would still be too short for me, given my toe out position. I have seen other, longer extensions but have also read reports of them breaking. There was a person...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, no idea why my brain keeps thinking that was...

Lol, no idea why my brain keeps thinking that was "broken nose" even after looking three times.
10-22-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,974
Posted By Juan Foote

Both of these are significant (possible) factors...

Both of these are significant (possible) factors in this situation.
The shop that I worked for a while started out as a small independent shop and sold pretty much whatever they wanted. Almost 100%...
10-22-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,974
Posted By Juan Foote

I work in the fire safety industry. We have had...

I work in the fire safety industry. We have had considerable issues getting many parts required for keeping systems running properly from our standard supply houses. We have had to resort to similar,...
10-21-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Juan Foote

For any of us that actually live in or near...

For any of us that actually live in or near Atlanta, you must realize how close to reality this actually is. Drivers down here don't give a (hoot).
10-17-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,887
Posted By Juan Foote

I tend to agree with the above answer by rsbob. ...

I tend to agree with the above answer by rsbob.

We have been working on changing our eating habits and after a lifetime of eating a certain way at specific times and schedules have found it very...
10-09-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 500
Posted By Juan Foote

If it is truly bottom bracket, check your...

If it is truly bottom bracket, check your bearings and such for proper tension, check crank arms, etc. Also, check your cleats, perhaps a drop of oil on the mech. I had a similar issue that ended up...
08-23-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,079
Posted By Juan Foote

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this...

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this morning. There were a few tense moments as we performed small surgery to resurrect it enough to finish up a few cups. Got's to have mah coffee (fee).

I...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By Juan Foote

I am LBKA. In my own case I utilized...

I am LBKA.

In my own case I utilized Eggbeaters simply due to how much easier they are to get out of. Even with that aspect, I have to always unclip with my right foot and get it on the ground...
07-04-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,549
Posted By Juan Foote

Another endorsement for the Halo. I do make a...

Another endorsement for the Halo. I do make a suggestion. When you stop for regroup (etc.) take it off and squeeze it out. Once they reach full saturation they actually go on to make the problem...
06-27-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,403
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, major plus to getting fat and ugly is that...

Yes, major plus to getting fat and ugly is that you get to wear your shirts.
06-27-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,403
Posted By Juan Foote

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other...

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other members.
06-21-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Juan Foote

Had I been a little more cognizant of its use...

Had I been a little more cognizant of its use case, it would also have made an excellent dog pen for rides with the wiener pup(s).
06-07-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,738
Posted By Juan Foote

Really cool feature about any forum is that "Log...

Really cool feature about any forum is that "Log Out" command at the top right of the forum. Further than that, you actually have to make a choice to surf here and participate. If you aren't caring...
Forum: Northeast
06-03-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Juan Foote

It does state "full time year round position on a...

It does state "full time year round position on a DOT issued bike for possibly six hours a day".

This isn't going to be a cake walk on those rainy days and/or about half the year when it's a...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By Juan Foote

Cycling session, like out on the road cycling, or...

Cycling session, like out on the road cycling, or "spin class"? And the above posters question is quite poignant considering the sub forum.


As an amputee I will be happy to impart to you my own...
05-30-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By Juan Foote

There is a product called "Bombz Away" that is a...

There is a product called "Bombz Away" that is a polish specifically for aluminum. Generally used and found within motorcycle circles. It says it doesn't work for chrome, but in my own experience it...
05-24-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,021
Posted By Juan Foote

It is considered good decorum to create a new and...

It is considered good decorum to create a new and timely present thread instead of searching and bringing a zombie back.
05-23-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Juan Foote

You are aware that on the typical road bike setup...

You are aware that on the typical road bike setup that your feet shouldn't reach the ground while on saddle? This is one of the reasons that top bar height is important, such that you CAN "step out"...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-22-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Juan Foote

You are insanely incredible lucky that hasn't let...

You are insanely incredible lucky that hasn't let go while riding.

I am not sure where you would be able to find a welder that was both competent enough to property repair this (if it can be...
Forum: Touring
05-18-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,222
Posted By Juan Foote

One would almost think there was an "R" missing...

One would almost think there was an "R" missing from this conversation.

Meat pie anyone?
04-25-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,590
Posted By Juan Foote

Paying forward is one thing, and of course we...

Paying forward is one thing, and of course we have no idea what the level of friendship or past deeds have been in regard to these folks. At the same time being taken advantage of is a whole other...
04-25-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,590
Posted By Juan Foote

Being nice is one thing. Offering to change out...

Being nice is one thing. Offering to change out some tubes is a relatively easy thing and certainly within the spirit of fellowship you are talking about. These bikes are a project and TBH you...
03-31-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,240
Posted By Juan Foote

You have clearly never seen that Kevin Bacon...

You have clearly never seen that Kevin Bacon movie about bicycle messengers. I seent it twice. Eggspert level.

I watched half of Footloose and can dance like Fred Astaire.

/skillz
03-31-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,240
Posted By Juan Foote

In truth, if you are the type messenger that is...

In truth, if you are the type messenger that is following traffic law, riding "correctly", being considerate of others you certainly will not be making a lot of runs quickly and probably won't be a...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By Juan Foote

Catrike makes a model that has a bit higher seat...

Catrike makes a model that has a bit higher seat height and might be a possibility. I was thinking it was called the Trail model, but might be worth looking at their current offering. The wife and I...
03-15-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,997
Posted By Juan Foote

The bike didn't shift itself into the spokes. ...

The bike didn't shift itself into the spokes.

OP didn't say, but did he specifically ASK if it shifted correctly during their intercourse? I mean, the sellers wife was there who didn't know...
03-15-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,997
Posted By Juan Foote

Good on you OP, that was the right thing to do. ...

Good on you OP, that was the right thing to do.

In my own case, anything I list on CL or the like that is test ride/driveable, I specifically ask the interested party on arrival to give me the...
03-11-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By Juan Foote

Thanks for the heads up on this. One of my...

Thanks for the heads up on this. One of my friends might have a bike within this scope, so I linked him.
03-10-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,503
Posted By Juan Foote

As reflector guy (and possibly others) pointed...

As reflector guy (and possibly others) pointed out, if you use eBay and other methods where you sell via a wire service (Paypal and such) you will be 1099 for all transactions. It makes no note of...
03-05-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,558
Posted By Juan Foote

You pretty much described the way my mind works...

You pretty much described the way my mind works every night after I wake up at 4AM and until it's time to actually get up.
Forum: Touring
03-05-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By Juan Foote

I recently rode from one end of a park to the...

I recently rode from one end of a park to the other. About midway is a group of geese which tend toward unruliness and are known to be violent if you hang around their turf too long. I was lucky to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By Juan Foote

I am going to use a bit of paintball parlance. It...

I am going to use a bit of paintball parlance. It isn't the marker, it's the player.

With that said I understand there is a bit more nuance where it comes (particularly) to weight, spinning mass,...
02-28-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, not going to hurt the brake components....

Yes, not going to hurt the brake components. Similarly as pointed out above, don't let it get in the hubs either. If it hits a spoke it can discolor it but would depend on what they are made of.
02-28-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By Juan Foote

Another good tip here is not to use brake cleaner...

Another good tip here is not to use brake cleaner to remove WD/oil from your disc brakes. It does a tremendous job at removing stickers and sometimes clear coat.
/whatIheard
/wasntme
02-27-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,447
Posted By Juan Foote

Thank you.

Thank you.
02-27-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,447
Posted By Juan Foote

I would honestly hate to live with the mindset of...

I would honestly hate to live with the mindset of fear that you apparently do. I hope you can get that worked out. Not everyone is out to get you. Most people don't care enough to put effort into it.
02-27-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,447
Posted By Juan Foote

Oh, of no doubt things like this happen every...

Oh, of no doubt things like this happen every day. We felt fairly confident being in a very busy parking lot with loads of people around but just the same, could have been bad. To be fair, any human...
02-27-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,447
Posted By Juan Foote

I used to stop and help motorists all the time....

I used to stop and help motorists all the time. This was a response to a couple of really generous motorists that helped me out of some tough spots back in the day. The last time I did this was in a...
02-20-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 402,968
Posted By Juan Foote

Yup, micromanaging laws like this go against the...

Yup, micromanaging laws like this go against the idea of freedom which this country is supposed to be about. Where I think helmet use is a great idea, particularly in certain situations, there is...
02-10-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Juan Foote

Derailleur suck

I pulled my poor bike down yesterday (to help with my poor me). I haven't touched it aside to put it back on the hanger since Spring of 2020. At some point one night it just decided to fall off the...
01-03-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,866
Posted By Juan Foote

Funny enough, a very similar situation must have...

Funny enough, a very similar situation must have happened, or perhaps even this one. We were absolutely NOT allowed to remove reflectors from a new bike. We absolutely HAD to install them on any and...
01-02-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,866
Posted By Juan Foote

I would say the craziest thing I can think of is...

I would say the craziest thing I can think of is in relation to one of the MTB customers we had at the shop I worked for a while.

The shop had just become an "elite" Specialized dealer right...
10-22-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,065
Posted By Juan Foote

When I lived in another place, it was a 10 mile...

When I lived in another place, it was a 10 mile ride around town. There were several routes you could take from table flat up to 'gentle' rollers. The ride was through a bunch of neighborhoods and...
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