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09-21-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 510
Posted By kahn

The safety pin idea seems easy and practical.

The safety pin idea seems easy and practical.
09-21-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 423
Posted By kahn

I am also investigating tubeless and have seen...

I am also investigating tubeless and have seen the youtube videos of trying to seat the tire with/without compressor. But what about the other question - can you re-seat the tubeless tire out in the...
09-21-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

Ignoring the last issue which was that I could...

Ignoring the last issue which was that I could NOT unscrew the overly tightened through-axle - it needed some good shots with a heavy mallet (although, a suggestion to try the open, bottom end of the...
09-20-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 220
Posted By kahn

I've got the Sherpa 2. Assembly took a bit of...

I've got the Sherpa 2. Assembly took a bit of time/effort.

I've got the 2inch version for my 2 inch hitch. It has a knob to snug it into the receiver and that really tightens it well. I marked...
09-20-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 214,497
Posted By kahn

Just behind you at 22.9 and almost 800 feet of...

Just behind you at 22.9 and almost 800 feet of climbing and it was a beautiful LATE SUMMER day here, too.
09-20-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

Okay, you are the second person who mentioned...

Okay, you are the second person who mentioned only needing minutes to fix a flat. Obviously, I'm poorly suited to the task because it probably takes me, at least, a half an hour. And that's if the...
09-20-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 920
Posted By kahn

And then chew carefully! Who needs electrolytes!

And then chew carefully! Who needs electrolytes!
09-20-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 920
Posted By kahn

But I only have a $25 co-pay! :lol:

But I only have a $25 co-pay! :lol:
09-20-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,542
Posted By kahn

I was talked into my first Century years ago by a...

I was talked into my first Century years ago by a biking friend. It was in May in Eastern Washington. I was mainly a hiker and cross-country skier and biking was a fill in activity. I had not been...
09-19-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,031
Posted By kahn

Well, then smoke a little while dealing with the...

Well, then smoke a little while dealing with the tough crocheting! :)
09-19-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By kahn

I guess the idea is to remove the chain and other...

I guess the idea is to remove the chain and other parts wearing out. No messy lube.
09-19-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,031
Posted By kahn

The Road Runner small bag does not have any...

The Road Runner small bag does not have any stiffeners. I used a trimmed down Amazon bubble envelope to provide some protection for my phone.
09-18-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 214,497
Posted By kahn

I might have to consider tubeless. So over two...

I might have to consider tubeless. So over two inches of that thing was embedded in your tire and you did not flat? I can see something like that making mincemeat out of a tube or even a tire. And...
09-18-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,031
Posted By kahn

That's what you use those metal finger tips for -...

That's what you use those metal finger tips for - pushing the too large needle through the too dense fabric!
09-18-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 920
Posted By kahn

I am still chuckling! :lol:

I am still chuckling! :lol:
09-18-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,542
Posted By kahn

Oh, you found motels along your route? :lol: ...

Oh, you found motels along your route? :lol:

My longest was 140 and it was grueling! And the breaks got longer and longer.
09-18-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By kahn

I had a rabbit, well, rabbitS incident the other...

I had a rabbit, well, rabbitS incident the other day. Riding downhill through a narrow alley (a regular bike route) and one darted across my path and then started to zig zag crossing in front of me...
09-18-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By kahn

They, manufacturers, may be cautious. Until I...

They, manufacturers, may be cautious. Until I got my carbon bike, I had always used a rack. I have a Trek Madone and really did not like a backpack - even a light one. This is a number of years...
09-18-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 920
Posted By kahn

That happened the other day. My friend and I...

That happened the other day. My friend and I were doing a 30 miler. We were passing a city park and SHE said "do you need it?" and I did not. Well, five miles later I did. Fairly open area but...
09-17-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,031
Posted By kahn

I third it. Got the smallest one.

I third it. Got the smallest one.
09-17-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,542
Posted By kahn

Congratulations. That is definitely an...

Congratulations. That is definitely an accomplishment and the next one, another worthy goal. Best.
09-17-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By kahn

Garmin and others make mounts that attach to the...

Garmin and others make mounts that attach to the stem. Garmin's use "rubber bands" to just a small mount that accepts the Edge's tab coupler. Others make some that replace one of the stem plates.
09-17-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,031
Posted By kahn

I guess my tongue was not firmly in my...

I guess my tongue was not firmly in my cheek.........
09-17-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,542
Posted By kahn

I did it once. I had three "requests" for the...

I did it once. I had three "requests" for the ride. No heat, no headwinds and no rain. Lost on all three. The first day was in the 90's. Woke up the second day in our slummy Castle Rock motel...
09-17-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,031
Posted By kahn

Did you not read the advice above - CARRY IT ON...

Did you not read the advice above - CARRY IT ON YOUR BODY! That's what your body, ahem, pockets are for! I personally don't like anything touching my snot rag which is what, at least, one of my...
09-16-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By kahn

Nice looking bike. You just need the right...

Nice looking bike. You just need the right couple to be interested. I sold a friend's tandem on a ferry ride. The right people and the right size people and traded numbers and gave to friend. I...
09-16-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,699
Posted By kahn

Just be careful. Getting the hang of getting OUT...

Just be careful. Getting the hang of getting OUT quickly is something to work on. Preplan intersections and stops.
09-16-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 214,497
Posted By kahn

15.4 with a gain of 787 feet.

15.4 with a gain of 787 feet.
09-16-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 467
Posted By kahn

I must not be in Kansas anymore since it is...

I must not be in Kansas anymore since it is generally not spelled that way - or is it?

Maybe a local bike shop could offer a bit of money or, at least, their branded water bottles.
09-16-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,058
Posted By kahn

I slice mine over Cheerios! My dad use to...

I slice mine over Cheerios!

My dad use to mash his into hot oatmeal.
09-16-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By kahn

Fully enjoy it.

Fully enjoy it.
09-16-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

Is it more efficient or just that if something...

Is it more efficient or just that if something happens you are closer to home in an emergency breakdown?
09-16-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,699
Posted By kahn

A front rack but no rear rack!

A front rack but no rear rack!
09-16-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 214,497
Posted By kahn

The second task was probably harder than the...

The second task was probably harder than the first!
09-16-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,058
Posted By kahn

I did once eat an avocado like a squeegee.

I did once eat an avocado like a squeegee.
09-16-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,058
Posted By kahn

I forget which Century ride but most of the...

I forget which Century ride but most of the bananas were kelly green. There was a huge donation to a shelter the next day.

I do eat them a mellow shade of brown - very sweet but very soft!
09-16-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

Many years ago, when I was moving from Chicago to...

Many years ago, when I was moving from Chicago to Seattle, my heater started to leak and car smelled of antifreeze. I pulled off in some small town in Idaho and found a garage. The WOMAN mechanic...
09-16-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

I like that. Something to consider if the darn...

I like that. Something to consider if the darn through-axle winds up too tight for just bare hands and I have left the two pound rubber mallet at home! Or I could bring along a two pound segment of...
09-16-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,338
Posted By kahn

Agree. Years ago when they first opened one of...

Agree. Years ago when they first opened one of the old rail grades to bikes, it was some form of crushed rock or ballast. We specifically took our mtn bikes. It was like riding through honey or...
09-15-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,058
Posted By kahn

Oh, are you suppose to peel them?

Oh, are you suppose to peel them?
09-15-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

Rigid soles and spd but I guess I could not grasp...

Rigid soles and spd but I guess I could not grasp them and get a good angle on the through-axle lever. And to make matters worse, I do have a hammer toe. :fight: I do recall years ago jumping on...
09-15-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

I hope that it is not denatured so that it can...

I hope that it is not denatured so that it can serve double duty! :p
09-15-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

Although, I did just that about two weeks ago. ...

Although, I did just that about two weeks ago. The last person or Olympic weight lifter who tightened my rear through-axle did a fantastic job. I got a gashed tire (I might have been able to boot...
09-15-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 214,497
Posted By kahn

Hey, I just got a report from Gaia and liked its...

Hey, I just got a report from Gaia and liked its notice.


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09-14-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,245
Posted By kahn

Just before reading your reply I went out...

Just before reading your reply I went out searching for Lyft/Uber to see if they have any bicycle policies or guidelines. Nothing in particular but a few comments suggest getting the large vehicles...
09-14-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 214,497
Posted By kahn

Yesterday: 22.9 and 1,043 gain. Today: ...

Yesterday: 22.9 and 1,043 gain.
Today: 30.4 and 1,525.00

Today was an urban adventure to near the south limits of Seattle and a new urban trail I'd never been on - no other people!

...
09-13-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,699
Posted By kahn

This morning I added this to my bike to...

This morning I added this to my bike to potentially make it safe at the coffee shops I stop at:
...
09-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,886
Posted By kahn

No particular symptoms, here, but I do recommend...

No particular symptoms, here, but I do recommend the PSA test - regularly. It is now in a toxic waste site!
09-13-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,754
Posted By kahn

They are generally unused as is the McIntosh...

They are generally unused as is the McIntosh system attached to it.
09-12-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,754
Posted By kahn

Thanks. I made speaker stands using copper pipe...

Thanks. I made speaker stands using copper pipe and similar corners and t-couplers. I've always liked them. ...
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