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02-04-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Chuck Naill

As a side question, does anyone use a waterproof...

As a side question, does anyone use a waterproof saddle cover? I admit to using a plastic grocery bag.
02-04-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Chuck Naill

The "honey" is $104. Is this a good price? It is...

The "honey" is $104. Is this a good price? It is the saddle that came on the bike I ride. I understand, now, the love for these saddles.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 830
Posted By Chuck Naill

I do agree but am sad it led to a divorce. ...

I do agree but am sad it led to a divorce.

I am divorced now, but when the little ones were actually little, I integrated them into my outdoor passions. We camped, hiked, paddled whitewater, rode...
Forum: Touring
01-29-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Chuck Naill

Nice review here, Here Are The 13 BEST Touring...

Nice review here, Here Are The 13 BEST Touring Bikes You Can Buy In 2022 - CyclingAbout. (https://www.cyclingabout.com/best-touring-bikes-you-can-buy-2022/)
01-21-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By Chuck Naill

Two from your state came here to escape Winter....

Two from your state came here to escape Winter. He was going to do some mountain biking and paddling. His name is John. Do you know him?? Just kidding.
01-16-23, 06:26 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,412
Posted By Chuck Naill

And 12.7% the element of truth. Not to...

And 12.7% the element of truth.

Not to mention that most will never need or be improved by more $ spent.
01-16-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,412
Posted By Chuck Naill

The actual cost is $1508.17.

The actual cost is $1508.17.
01-16-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,412
Posted By Chuck Naill

I preferred the first picture of the bike.

I preferred the first picture of the bike.
01-13-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By Chuck Naill

I would use a cotton material. Paper towels used...

I would use a cotton material. Paper towels used to be trees.
01-13-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,816
Posted By Chuck Naill

No idea. I used to have the persons touring blog...

No idea. I used to have the persons touring blog site, but no more. He was everywhere.
01-13-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,816
Posted By Chuck Naill

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x599/ultimate_touring_bike_64db17655066d30333a4fe8fea9b20a2b80010af.jpg

This is my idea of the quintessential touring bike. Take note of...
01-11-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,865
Posted By Chuck Naill

Whatever Sheldon Brown rode......:)

Whatever Sheldon Brown rode......:)
01-09-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 626
Posted By Chuck Naill

Symptoms sound like Vertigo which is associated...

Symptoms sound like Vertigo which is associated with "room spinning dizziness and nausea'. A heart attack is often assumed.

If Vertigo, a maneuver can eliminate/move the rock like crystals in the...
01-07-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,018
Posted By Chuck Naill

My Kona Sutra has 29" gravel tires. Besides road...

My Kona Sutra has 29" gravel tires. Besides road use, I have used it on trails and gravel.
01-03-23, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By Chuck Naill

Yes, you should since this is a public forum with...

Yes, you should since this is a public forum with members new to bicycling equipment.
12-28-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 680
Posted By Chuck Naill

I am so sorry. That is an amazingly attractive...

I am so sorry. That is an amazingly attractive bicycle. I hope you get it back unscathed.
12-28-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By Chuck Naill

Forced to wear bike spandex shorts previously...

Forced to wear bike spandex shorts previously worn by a touring cyclist.
12-23-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,635
Posted By Chuck Naill

I am sure I am in the minority, but I carry what...

I am sure I am in the minority, but I carry what I need to get me back home.
12-22-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By Chuck Naill

Anyone up for a mid-America bike tour?? LOL!!

Anyone up for a mid-America bike tour?? LOL!!
12-19-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,981
Posted By Chuck Naill

Well, I don't give this out much, but I stayed in...

Well, I don't give this out much, but I stayed in a Holiday Inn Express last weekend and am a Private Eye. :deadhorse2:
12-18-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,366
Posted By Chuck Naill

I'll pass...ho, ho, ho!

I'll pass...ho, ho, ho!
12-18-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,981
Posted By Chuck Naill

Now I am curious how you to came together to...

Now I am curious how you to came together to transact the sale of a bike? This whole story sounds "fishy".

I've certainly bought products off Craigslist and have met one female in a parking lot...
12-16-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,576
Posted By Chuck Naill

That's a nice friggn Faggin!!! Sorry, couldn't...

That's a nice friggn Faggin!!! Sorry, couldn't resist...ho ho ho:)
12-16-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,867
Posted By Chuck Naill

[QUOTE=seypat;22740826]I can understand what the...

[QUOTE=seypat;22740826]I can understand what the OP is saying. It's not just riding your bike anymore. You have to worry about what clothes to wear, what lube to use, whether to wave or not, FTP,...
12-15-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 882
Posted By Chuck Naill

I need nothing. I started to tell the family, but...

I need nothing. I started to tell the family, but then I remembered that would be robbing them of something they wanted to do.
12-14-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 938
Posted By Chuck Naill

I've always been attracted to these classic racks...

I've always been attracted to these classic racks but felt a handlebar bag would be more practical for me. Thanks for starting the thread and for all who have posted photos.
12-13-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By Chuck Naill

No cotton is my suggestion.

No cotton is my suggestion.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Chuck Naill

Fenders and mud flats are the best accessory a...

Fenders and mud flats are the best accessory a biker can own.
12-06-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Chuck Naill

We used to wear these. Acorn Unisex Ragg Wool...

We used to wear these. Acorn Unisex Ragg Wool Slipper Socks - 127311, Slippers at Sportsman's Guide (sportsmansguide.com)...
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,594
Posted By Chuck Naill

In a way, this thread reminds me of a through...

In a way, this thread reminds me of a through hiker I met wearing Sears work boots, blue jeans, and a cheap frame pack. He was doing just fine.
12-05-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,387
Posted By Chuck Naill

For me there is cold and there is cold/wet. In...

For me there is cold and there is cold/wet. In places with high humidity, the humidity compounds the temperature.
12-01-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By Chuck Naill

MKS pedals and cages have been very good for me.

MKS pedals and cages have been very good for me.
11-30-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,526
Posted By Chuck Naill

I ride like I operate a motor vehicle which means...

I ride like I operate a motor vehicle which means I always signal. I drive the speed limit, assume the worse, and let anyone driving distracted or speeding to quickly pass by getting out of their...
11-28-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 978
Posted By Chuck Naill

Here there are pedestrians and bicyclists who are...

Here there are pedestrians and bicyclists who are not participating in a hobby sport. For them they are walking or cycling for transportation. They are on roads at dusk and later. On one stretch, I...
Forum: Touring
11-27-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By Chuck Naill

Insert a appropriate size trash bag. I've done it...

Insert a appropriate size trash bag. I've done it for decades with backpacks.
11-27-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,862
Posted By Chuck Naill

There is a purpose for the rule.

There is a purpose for the rule.
11-27-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 978
Posted By Chuck Naill

I've had some encounters on the back roads where...

I've had some encounters on the back roads where drivers acted aggressively. I get the idea they think bicycles are in their way. Will awareness change their behavior? I truly doubt it. I just got a...
11-15-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,761
Posted By Chuck Naill

It was old a long time ago.

It was old a long time ago.
11-15-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,761
Posted By Chuck Naill

The pandemic was difficult at best and probably...

The pandemic was difficult at best and probably caused all sorts of behavior. I read that cheap furniture purchased during the pandemic is now showing up in the trash.

The last bike I purchased...
11-08-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,552
Posted By Chuck Naill

What I see are bicyclists who ride trails and...

What I see are bicyclists who ride trails and hills and bicyclists who use bikes for transportation. I could imagine the electric bikes to be becoming more popular for transportation.
11-03-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,152
Posted By Chuck Naill

I get sleepy around nine, but try to hold on...

I get sleepy around nine, but try to hold on until 10 or later. I usually sleep until 5:30. I am 67. Being retired, an afternoon nap while listening to Performance Today is something I enjoy before...
Forum: BMX
10-30-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,915
Posted By Chuck Naill

We forget upon joining that a newer member might...

We forget upon joining that a newer member might have similar questions we have long since had answered and will, through no fault of their own, reply. I have oft benefitted from old posts. Perhaps...
10-27-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Chuck Naill

It is true that Dec-Feb is hunker down season.

It is true that Dec-Feb is hunker down season.
10-27-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Chuck Naill

I also hike and do water sports in cold months....

I also hike and do water sports in cold months. For me, having the equipment necessary to keep me safe is the essential ingredient, plus knowing when not to go.
Forum: Commuting
10-27-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Chuck Naill

"It was a dark and stormy night...."

"It was a dark and stormy night...."
10-23-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,631
Posted By Chuck Naill

My family and I were discussing incidents where a...

My family and I were discussing incidents where a driver blew the horn at them as a pedestrian. One incident was crossing the store's parking lot to enter and the other was crossing in protected...
09-24-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Chuck Naill

This was my source, Sheldon Brown-Bicycle...

This was my source, Sheldon Brown-Bicycle Technical Information (https://sheldonbrown.com/)
09-11-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,678
Posted By Chuck Naill

I don't disagree, but I am not wearing bike...

I don't disagree, but I am not wearing bike shorts on short grocery trips.
09-11-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,489
Posted By Chuck Naill

I would never complain about a bike light being...

I would never complain about a bike light being too bright. The last thing I want to do is hurt or kill a cyclist. I use very good and expensive lights anytime I ride. I also keep a backup in case...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Chuck Naill

I rarely see people leisurely riding a bike....

I rarely see people leisurely riding a bike. Maybe it because biking has become a competition rather than a form of transportation for those that have a bike. I enjoy watching the children ride up...
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