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07-25-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By phughes

I have a recommendation. Perineum pain/numbness...

I have a recommendation. Perineum pain/numbness is usually a result of a seat height that is too high, or too great of reach. Most likely your seat height is too high. If both are too great, it will...
Forum: Touring
07-14-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By phughes

Well, lets see, in a Warbonnet Blackbird, you...

Well, lets see, in a Warbonnet Blackbird, you sleep diagonally across the hammock, which uses a foot box, and extended area on the right end of the hammock for your feet. That means you lie basically...
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,532
Posted By phughes

I do a lot of work on cruise ships. Cougars are a...

I do a lot of work on cruise ships. Cougars are a danger there as well.
Forum: Touring
07-03-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By phughes

On my last two tours, I used the hammock 100...

On my last two tours, I used the hammock 100 percent of the time, with the exception of one night when I got a hotel. I had set the hammock up as a bivy, but was within 50 feet of some train tracks,...
06-24-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,840
Posted By phughes

Sorry, I was traveling when you wrote this. I go...

Sorry, I was traveling when you wrote this. I go for snug when measuring. That being said, stop measuring and using formulae! You have an issue, and have used the "numbers." They are simply a...
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By phughes

Take a look at the app, WikiCamps. I used it on a...

Take a look at the app, WikiCamps. I used it on a tour two years ago, and ended up using its maps for my daily routing as well. It allowed my phone to function with GPS only when I had no cell...
05-27-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,706
Posted By phughes

Ironic.

Ironic.
05-27-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,170
Posted By phughes

I just don't see a cover like this working well...

I just don't see a cover like this working well on a bicycle seat. On a motorcycle, with minimal air, the AirHawk is quite comfortable. ON a motorcycle seat though, your thighs are supported by some...
05-26-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By phughes

New to sarcasm? :lol:

New to sarcasm? :lol:
05-26-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By phughes

FTFY :thumb:

FTFY :thumb:
05-26-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,476
Posted By phughes

Well, they don't call you "Veganbikes," for...

Well, they don't call you "Veganbikes," for nothing. :lol:
05-23-21, 01:38 PM
05-20-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,941
Posted By phughes

Your doctor said you could probably ride, if you...

Your doctor said you could probably ride, if you took it easy, and didn't feel any sharp pains. Did you feel sharp pains? If so, stop. If you want to ride a little, put it in a very easy gear, and...
05-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,943
Posted By phughes

Moving the saddle forward places MORE weight on...

Moving the saddle forward places MORE weight on your hands. That is the exact opposite of what you should do. Saddle setback should be set so that, while pedaling at a decent power level, but not...
05-15-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By phughes

There are plenty of bike specific posts there....

There are plenty of bike specific posts there. The people on that forum, as a whole, are better equipped to answer your question. There all types of bike tourers there, some that use traditional...
Forum: Touring
05-14-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,903
Posted By phughes

Yeah, the Novara, out of the ones you list.

Yeah, the Novara, out of the ones you list.
05-14-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By phughes

As long as they have a bell, all is well.

As long as they have a bell, all is well.
05-12-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,840
Posted By phughes

These are not wild claims. Read the links I...

These are not wild claims. Read the links I posted from Hogg's website. Also check out Bikefitmaes on Instagram. Also check out this page: https://neillsbikefit.com.au/?page_id=364 Here is a quote...
05-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,840
Posted By phughes

No, your saddle is too high for you. Guaranteed....

No, your saddle is too high for you. Guaranteed. A person can adapt more easily to a lower saddle, with no issues, than a too high saddle, which can, and will cause issues with your back. knees, and...
05-10-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,485
Posted By phughes

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05-09-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,218
Posted By phughes

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05-06-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,736
Posted By phughes

The only scorn has been based on the fact the OP...

The only scorn has been based on the fact the OP asked a question, then got upset when he got answers that didn't fit his predetermined answer.
05-04-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,423
Posted By phughes

Gee, will we get another five pages without the...

Gee, will we get another five pages without the OP ever showing up again. Seriously, these nonsense posts are getting tiresome.
05-04-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,018
Posted By phughes

I am aware of what some people do regarding tire...

I am aware of what some people do regarding tire pressure. I was speaking to the OP's issue of a harsh ride. Most likely his tires are over inflated. It simply one thing to check. Even putting wider...
05-04-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,736
Posted By phughes

Not even close to the same thing.

Not even close to the same thing.
05-03-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,736
Posted By phughes

You got the most helpful response in the very...

You got the most helpful response in the very first reply, by cxwrench. He said, "No."

You said you already know all the tricks. Why would someone try to give you advice? You don't need it, and...
05-03-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,895
Posted By phughes

I absolutely detest those racks. As someone who...

I absolutely detest those racks. As someone who worked in a glass shop, there is no way I would put a rack on the back glass. Such a bad idea.
05-02-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,018
Posted By phughes

I always simply wear tires out, then replace....

I always simply wear tires out, then replace. Saddles are more important to me. I do prefer specific tires, but I hate throwing away a perfectly good tire. If the tire is really riding rough, check...
04-28-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,172
Posted By phughes

I bought a pair of their sunglasses for riding...

I bought a pair of their sunglasses for riding back in 2015. They came with different lenses, including clear. They worked great for the bike. Sadly, my wife just broke them recently. I was just now...
04-28-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,104
Posted By phughes

Many people deal with leg length discrepancies,...

Many people deal with leg length discrepancies, without using clipless pedals, and without the ability to use shims. Setting seat height for the shorter leg can work for them.
04-21-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,410
Posted By phughes

Take your time and don't overdo it. The seat you...

Take your time and don't overdo it. The seat you have may be okay for you, after you get a few miles under your belt. I would stay away from a memory foam saddle. Generally speaking, a softer saddle...
Forum: Touring
04-17-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 50,701
Posted By phughes

Never ending thread because you resurrected it,...

Never ending thread because you resurrected it, by responding to a thread that had its last post two years ago. :rolleyes:
04-12-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,625
Posted By phughes

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04-11-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By phughes

You should have went with the other one.

You should have went with the other one.
04-11-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By phughes

If you use Boeshield, it won't wash off by simply...

If you use Boeshield, it won't wash off by simply rising with water. I used Boeshield on my motorcycle this Winter, and hosed it down after riding to get the salt off before putting it in the garage....
04-11-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 842
Posted By phughes

The reducer goes on the inside of the receiver,...

The reducer goes on the inside of the receiver, there would be no need for a longer bolt.
04-09-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By phughes

If you like the bike, and the gearing is...

If you like the bike, and the gearing is appropriate for where you ride, I wouldn't worry about any of those things. You won't notice any frictional losses unless you ride it, then quickly convert it...
04-08-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,589
Posted By phughes

Old Wobbly treated you well. How you find a...

Old Wobbly treated you well. How you find a replacement that you enjoy as much.
04-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,942
Posted By phughes

I will add, stop drafting people. You will have...

I will add, stop drafting people. You will have to work harder to maintain speed that way, and will burn more calories.
04-06-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,942
Posted By phughes

Did you ever think you "dropped them", because...

Did you ever think you "dropped them", because they were simply annoyed at your presence and slowed down to get rid of you?
04-06-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By phughes

Okay, once again, take a look at the link I...

Okay, once again, take a look at the link I posted, and still, overuse, and too much too soon. Hope you sort it out. 50 cm over the magic formula is still a lot, and as a result, I am almost...
04-06-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By phughes

Then why are you asking a bunch of total...

Then why are you asking a bunch of total strangers for validation?
04-03-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,089
Posted By phughes

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on...

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on riding!
04-03-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,089
Posted By phughes

Don't be too impressed. It is easy to ride a...

Don't be too impressed. It is easy to ride a keyboard.
04-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By phughes

Were the shorts made by Nike?

Were the shorts made by Nike?
04-01-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By phughes

I vote for overdoing it. Have you been riding a...

I vote for overdoing it. Have you been riding a lot lately, or have you not ridden a while, then suddenly went out and rode as you described?
03-30-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,089
Posted By phughes

No one is bored, but what is the point of posting...

No one is bored, but what is the point of posting the same thing in two different threads? You are also asking a question that cannot be answered. Ride you own ride. If you want to go faster, work on...
03-30-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,089
Posted By phughes

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03-29-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,495
Posted By phughes

Yeah, but what about the bed sores? :innocent:

Yeah, but what about the bed sores? :innocent:
Forum: Touring
03-25-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,738
Posted By phughes

Am I the only one who just eats?

Am I the only one who just eats?
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