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11-23-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,960
Posted By phughes

Okay, we all saw it, and now we know it is a...

Okay, we all saw it, and now we know it is a political post. It belongs somewhere other than here. Most people understand the need to coexist with things like airports, roads, and the like. You are...
11-23-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,960
Posted By phughes

Shouldn't this be in Advocacy? Either that or...

Shouldn't this be in Advocacy? Either that or politics given the last post.
11-21-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By phughes

https://www.worldwidecyclery.com/products/ritchey-...

https://www.worldwidecyclery.com/products/ritchey-universal-stem-face-plate-accessory-mount-supernova-black?variant=16708837605498&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&msclkid=935f1991d30f1193087f7aea109fb7...
11-21-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,823
Posted By phughes

Are we really discussing racks being stolen? I am...

Are we really discussing racks being stolen? I am generally more concerned about the items placed on the rack than I am the rack itself.
11-20-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,753
Posted By phughes

He used to, but he was constantly ridiculed about...

He used to, but he was constantly ridiculed about his posts regarding carrying golf clubs.
11-16-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By phughes

Yes, I have both, but now only one 100% wool pair...

Yes, I have both, but now only one 100% wool pair left. I prefer a blend.
11-15-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,960
Posted By phughes

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11-15-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,960
Posted By phughes

A bike route goes through the Pittsburgh airport....

A bike route goes through the Pittsburgh airport. No real issue there. Get involved with the planning. Make suggestions. Make your thoughts on the matter known. I seriously doubt complaining about it...
11-14-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By phughes

I tried them, but unfortunately when I tried to...

I tried them, but unfortunately when I tried to put them on, they rolled over and played dead . :innocent:
11-14-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By phughes

I third Smartwool. REI generally has a good...

I third Smartwool. REI generally has a good selection of wool socks for women. They have Smartwool and others.
11-13-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By phughes

Now you are more apt to find places with even...

Now you are more apt to find places with even better welding equipment and skills. It isn't a lost art.
Forum: Touring
11-13-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By phughes

That's a nice inexpensive idea.

That's a nice inexpensive idea.
Forum: Touring
11-13-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By phughes

I'm torn between putting a pillow over my ears or...

I'm torn between putting a pillow over my ears or putting in ear plugs.
11-11-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By phughes

Sounds like a fun, albeit pricey quest. It's a...

Sounds like a fun, albeit pricey quest. It's a tough choice I'm sure. Good luck, whatever you choose, given your criteria, it sounds like you'll end up with a great bike.
11-10-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By phughes

Self cleaning?

Self cleaning?
11-10-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By phughes

The comment was made to illustrate the point that...

The comment was made to illustrate the point that the OP did not specify the type of frame they are looking for, or the intended purpose of said frame. Without that criteria, there is no way anyone...
11-10-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By phughes

Then give us a hint. What kind of frame are you...

Then give us a hint. What kind of frame are you looking for? What will it be used for? Is it a bent? Is it a BMX bike? Will it be bigger than a breadbox?
11-08-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By phughes

When I was a teenager, every day a black dog...

When I was a teenager, every day a black dog would chase and try to attack me as I rode by. My dad told me to carry a squirt gun filled with bleach and squirt the dog. I tried it and the dog stopped...
Forum: Touring
11-05-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,071
Posted By phughes

It isn't that your post isn't something people...

It isn't that your post isn't something people may want to consider when out and bout, it is just that is is not the same type of situation that the OP was talking about. Don't get all bet out of...
Forum: Touring
11-04-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,071
Posted By phughes

I'm having a great day, but his post really isn't...

I'm having a great day, but his post really isn't relevant. I'm glad you got something out of it, but it doesn't relate to people in a business swapping parts whilst repairing your bike. Just making...
Forum: Touring
11-04-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,071
Posted By phughes

Motorcycle parts, in broad daylight, outside, not...

Motorcycle parts, in broad daylight, outside, not a business, not a bicycle, not a bike repair shop, not a person paid to perform repairs or service on your bike, as in bicycle. Verdict: NOT RELEVANT
11-03-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,143
Posted By phughes

I really hope this gets resolved for you.

I really hope this gets resolved for you.
11-03-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,143
Posted By phughes

I guess you'll never know. What I know is, when I...

I guess you'll never know. What I know is, when I bought insurance on a shipment, and it was lost, they paid. I was returning my wedding band after we first bought it, in exchange for a smaller size,...
Forum: Touring
11-03-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,493
Posted By phughes

Then don't buy it. :foo:

Then don't buy it. :foo:
10-30-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By phughes

Nah, the implication was Larry was in a program,...

Nah, the implication was Larry was in a program, a reentry into society house, and that was done mockingly, it was a personal attack to be funny. I get that some people are easy to tease, and Larry...
10-30-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By phughes

So you are saying it was indeed a personal attack...

So you are saying it was indeed a personal attack based on past. Okay, good retort. As for his storage situation, I agree, he should open the door and put it inside if he has the option.

Good...
10-30-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By phughes

I agree with Larry on this one. The post he...

I agree with Larry on this one. The post he replied to can be seen as a personal attack and was uncalled for.
10-27-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By phughes

And?

And?
10-27-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By phughes

Be patient. The doctors here on Bike Forums will...

Be patient. The doctors here on Bike Forums will be with you in a moment.

Go back to the doctor. We cannot treat you here. Alternately, as with any injury, take time to let it heal.
Forum: Touring
10-24-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,287
Posted By phughes

OMG You just cannot stop. You have a serious...

OMG You just cannot stop. You have a serious problem with understanding a simple point. If a bearing is lubed, it will not pit. That is what I said. I also mentioned contamination, but you seem to...
10-19-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,063
Posted By phughes

It still does not increase the load your receiver...

It still does not increase the load your receiver can handle, and that is the point. There is no advantage to using an adapter. Use a 1 1/4 inch receiver with a high quality rack. To do otherwise is...
10-19-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,063
Posted By phughes

How much does her bike weigh? A lot comes into...

How much does her bike weigh? A lot comes into play regarding capacity of a receiver, and simply making a 2 inch receiver doesn't magically allow the car to have increased capacity. There are reasons...
10-18-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,292
Posted By phughes

Another Zombie Thread successfully resurrected....

Another Zombie Thread successfully resurrected. :thumb:


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Forum: Touring
10-12-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 727
Posted By phughes

Tubus.

Tubus.
10-12-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,620
Posted By phughes

Thanks for the update. Always nice to hear how...

Thanks for the update. Always nice to hear how things turn out.
10-01-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 918
Posted By phughes

If you want simpler, do a 1x setup rather than...

If you want simpler, do a 1x setup rather than what you propose. It just doesn't seem simpler to have to manually change the rear. None of the points you have listed are any real issue. I tour on a...
09-30-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,982
Posted By phughes

But you'd still see the bike in the mirror.

But you'd still see the bike in the mirror.
09-28-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,982
Posted By phughes

My heart never rests.

My heart never rests.
09-24-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,037
Posted By phughes

Green, chartreuse, mauve, and candy apple beige.

Green, chartreuse, mauve, and candy apple beige.
09-24-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By phughes

Then have them delivered to your door. ...

Then have them delivered to your door.
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Forum: Touring
09-23-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,092
Posted By phughes

Just wanted to be sure. Regarding the 2.2 R value...

Just wanted to be sure. Regarding the 2.2 R value of that pad, I seriously question it. From what I see, it has no internal insulation. One test I read showed it was around R 1.3, which sounds mor...
Forum: Touring
09-23-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,092
Posted By phughes

Do you have a pad to sleep on? A good pad will go...

Do you have a pad to sleep on? A good pad will go a long way to keeping you warm. When you lie in a sleeping bag, the insulation underneath you will compress, lessening its insulating properties. If...
09-14-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,446
Posted By phughes

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09-14-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,446
Posted By phughes

In fairness, this thread is much preferable to so...

In fairness, this thread is much preferable to so many I have seen lately. This one is actually answerable, and sort of understandable from a personal curiosity standpoint.
09-06-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,639
Posted By phughes

Considering you have only ridden the path a...

Considering you have only ridden the path a couple of times in seven years calls into question the worthiness of any discussion of any of it. I sort of figured initially that it was a place you rode...
09-06-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,639
Posted By phughes

I have seen plenty of road bike riders do the...

I have seen plenty of road bike riders do the same, so it has nothing to do with the e-bike. I also see plenty of idiots with dogs allowing the retractable leashes to go across the trail. It's the...
09-06-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,639
Posted By phughes

Because they want to. For me, that's good enough....

Because they want to. For me, that's good enough. I don't care what someone else does as long as it doesn't affect me. I hope they enjoy being outside doing whatever they want.
09-01-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,191
Posted By phughes

My guess as to why midfoot resulted in less...

My guess as to why midfoot resulted in less smooth pedaling, and a lower cadence is because it effectively raised your seat height, because when you have the cleats on the ball of your foot, you...
08-31-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,595
Posted By phughes

Do you know anyone from India? Have you been...

Do you know anyone from India? Have you been there? Are you basing any of your bias on any actual knowledge?

Do you understand the work ethic of those in India?
08-31-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,286
Posted By phughes

Wrong question

This thread asks the wrong question. The right question is, "What is the biggest waste of time in biking." The answer? Every thread posted by the OP.
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