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07-10-22, 10:29 AM
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Posted By phughes

On a serious note, you could check out this. It...

On a serious note, you could check out this. It is an add on to your helmet, which lets you have a full visor on any helmet, according to their claims. It's on Kickstarter now....
07-10-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By phughes

Sorry, couldn't resist. :D ...

Sorry, couldn't resist. :D
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07-09-22, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Alleytom

Eat 'em. That's what Bill Gates & the UN wants us...

Eat 'em. That's what Bill Gates & the UN wants us to do...
07-09-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By veganbikes

A mesh tube as shown above is a good option or...

A mesh tube as shown above is a good option or one of those TT helmets with a face shield could work nicely. I luckily don't live near a bunch of bugs so I can breathe easier when my nose is stuffy...
07-09-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By indyfabz

As a doctor, I would think youíd be up on the...

As a doctor, I would think youíd be up on the latest mask technology.
07-09-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By koala logs

Mesh tube mask is a very good option. I think...

Mesh tube mask is a very good option. I think it's also called a "mesh neck gaiter" or "mesh buff", "Tactical/army neck gaiter/balaclava", among others.

Extremely breathable even when wet and...
07-09-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By Daniel4

Except for anti-maskers, a lot of us have been...

Except for anti-maskers, a lot of us have been wearing different types of mask in the past two years. You can certainly wear it cycling.
07-09-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By livedarklions

Don't know where you ride, but I find there's...

Don't know where you ride, but I find there's some places near me where the bugs are thick and others where you never encounter any.

Maybe change where you ride?
07-09-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By KerryIrons

Nope. Eating a bug occasionally is a fact of...

Nope. Eating a bug occasionally is a fact of life for riding bikes. The more bugs in the air, the more risk you have of ingesting them. You could kludge up a screen in a cut-out surgical mask, but...
07-09-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By alcjphil

Years ago a group of us were doing a training...

Years ago a group of us were doing a training session for a team time trial along a road that borders the St Lawrence river. At that time there were thousands of large flies along the route. One of...
07-09-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By Iride01

Just chew them up. Dragon flies are nasty...

Just chew them up. Dragon flies are nasty tasting though. Hurt too when they hit you in the face at 30 mph.

For bees and wasps, bite quickly.
07-09-22, 12:45 PM
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Views: 748
Posted By mschwett

we donít have many bugs out here, but i find...

we donít have many bugs out here, but i find keeping my head down a bit (also more aero) prevents the majority of them from impacting my eyes, face, mouth.

i also canít breathe through my nose, at...
07-09-22, 12:43 PM
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Views: 748
Posted By Kai Winters

Well I'd advise to keep your pie hole shut but...

Well I'd advise to keep your pie hole shut but the asthma thing...
If I'm in a buggy area I use a bit of an overbite look to breathe without inhaling bugs...usually works fine.
Where the heck are...
07-09-22, 12:40 PM
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Views: 748
Posted By Rolla

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06-18-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Russ Roth

Lots of similar bikes won't have SIS housing...

Lots of similar bikes won't have SIS housing which doesn't help the situation either.

OP, The videos will help get it set up if you follow them, but if when you're done it still does not work you...
06-18-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Crankycrank

Here's one of many good videos on how to setup...

Here's one of many good videos on how to setup your derailleur. BikeGremlin is a forum member and lives in Serbia as well. Bicycle derailleur tuning academy - YouTube
06-18-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Homebrew01

Do you mean from the middle front chain ring, to...

Do you mean from the middle front chain ring, to the largest chain ring ?
If so, that can be troublesome sometimes because the chain has to go "up hill" from the smaller ring. The largest front ring...
06-18-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By 70sSanO

If by “store” you mean a brick and mortar, take...

If by “store” you mean a brick and mortar, take it back and have them fix it to function properly.

If it is an online store, find out what support they offer. If none, then you have to decide if...
06-18-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By 70sSanO

Not if it is a Walmart bike. Maybe Iíve been...

Not if it is a Walmart bike.

Maybe Iíve been out of the loop too long and 3x6 gearing has made a comeback for bikes available at bike shops.

John
06-18-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By 70sSanO

Since 3x6 bikes have not been available from most...

Since 3x6 bikes have not been available from most bike mfgís for 30 years, Iím guessing the brand new bike is from Amazon, Walmart, or a similar discount store.

The tough part is deciding if you...
06-18-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By andrewclaus

Do you have grip shifters, the kind you twist? If...

Do you have grip shifters, the kind you twist? If so, the rear will shift one gear with each click but the front might not. Some front grip shifters have several clicks between gears. I've seen at...
06-18-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By 10 Wheels

Take it to a bike shop for adjustment.

Take it to a bike shop for adjustment.
06-17-22, 01:20 PM
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Views: 5,205
Posted By genejockey

I don't recall anything intelligible, since it...

I don't recall anything intelligible, since it seems the people who yell things at cyclists don't understand how things like the Doppler effect work. I like to pretend that they said something nice,...
06-06-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By ClydeClydeson

'Defective tubes' are often blamed for flat...

'Defective tubes' are often blamed for flat tires, but in my experience, truly defective tubes are extremely rare. Especially when it is a flat caused by damage around the valve stem, the most...
06-05-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Kai Winters

Have you inflated the tube to try to determine...

Have you inflated the tube to try to determine the type of puncture? I always inflate the tube just to see if it is a "snake bite"...two holes ...or a single hole.
I also check the inside of the...
06-05-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By tempocyclist

Flats happen, it's part of cycling. If it's a...

Flats happen, it's part of cycling. If it's a modern / new MTB then see if it can be set up as tubeless!
06-05-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By indyfabz

Interesting how the bikeís name seems to be the...

Interesting how the bikeís name seems to be the same as the shopís name, and the name is mentioned in at least one other OP thread.
06-05-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By cxwrench

It takes less than a second to flat. ETA: This...

It takes less than a second to flat.
ETA: This is a mechanical question and as such should be posted in the proper section "bicycle mechanics" and not GD.
06-05-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Polaris OBark

If it is debris, it is usually more likely to...

If it is debris, it is usually more likely to happen with the rear tire. I think the tube got pinched, either during the installation, or while you were riding it (due to under-inflation for your...
06-05-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Troul

Could just be an unfortunate event in such a...

Could just be an unfortunate event in such a short time by debris or a parts interference issue (ie: spoke poke, rim strip pinch etc)
Hopefully you get a blow out of a deal for the replacement tube.
06-05-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By 79pmooney

Yes, learn to repair flats. (I am assuming you...

Yes, learn to repair flats. (I am assuming you have a traditional tire and innertube. If yours is the new tubeless, disregard this post.) Get good at removing tires and innertubes. Find that hole in...
06-05-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Ogsarg

Flats happen and it has nothing to do with the...

Flats happen and it has nothing to do with the age of the bike or tire. Watch some youtube videos on how to change a tube and learn how to repair a punctured tube so you can re-use them. Carry a...
06-05-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Iride01

Do you check your tire pressure regularly? Bike...

Do you check your tire pressure regularly? Bike tires with tubes will loose pressure as the tubes are thin and permeable for air. Higher pressure smaller volume tires for road bikes can loose way too...
06-05-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Chuck M

Given that you are new to this I think getting...

Given that you are new to this I think getting the shop's help to sort this out is the best. But as other's have said, learning to fix a flat is something you will want to skill yourself in. Good...
06-05-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Kai Winters

Well first figure out what caused the flat...was...

Well first figure out what caused the flat...was is a snake bite/pinch flat? if so the tire was under inflated for your weight or you hit something, pothole, curb, etc., hard causing the pinch flat...
06-05-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By delbiker1

No tire is immune to flats. They can be minimized...

No tire is immune to flats. They can be minimized with good quality tires and tubes, going tubeless, inspecting tires for cuts and foreign materials, replacing as necessary. I probably change tires...
06-05-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By 10 Wheels

Flats are part of riding. Learn how to change the...

Flats are part of riding. Learn how to change the tube and locate the cause of the Flat.
I now carry Five Spare tubes.
06-05-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By RH Clark

Every cyclist needs to learn how to fix or change...

Every cyclist needs to learn how to fix or change an innertube. If you ride in areas where flats are more apt to occur, there are options of flat protection tires or going tubeless.
06-05-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Chuck M

Sometimes flats just happen. But converting your...

Sometimes flats just happen. But converting your weight in kg to pounds makes me think you may need to consider inflation based on your weight. Hopefully the shop you are taking it to is familiar...
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