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09-23-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 284
Posted By FBinNY

If you use 4130 or 4140, both commonly available...

If you use 4130 or 4140, both commonly available as machining bar stock, you'll have more than you need. You can heat treat these at home to RC45-50 or so (no not go harder than 50) or so and be...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By BobbyG

KC8QVO Here's how I answered a similar question...

KC8QVO Here's how I answered a similar question on another thread...
https://www.bikeforums.net/22219105-post3.html
Forum: Touring
04-29-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,993
Posted By greatbasin

I have carted with my dog and have real...

I have carted with my dog and have real experience with that. The original poster here, Jessy, you're desperate, but that doesn't change the fact you're also naïve and foolish. You can't justify...
04-28-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,025
Posted By mrv

Right - if you've smoked the internals circuits,...

Right - if you've smoked the internals circuits, a new cell won't do you no-good.
You had mentioned changing cells in the last paragraph of the OP - so I thought you might be looking to put a higher...
04-12-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How to get raw data from your Garmin

https://github.com/tcgoetz/GarminDB
This pulls the data from Connect, stores it locally, and makes it available to your favorite analysis tool be it a Jupytr notebook of Excel. I haven't personally...
Forum: Touring
03-29-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By a_d_a_m

Ohio To Erie detour beginning June 2022

For those planning to complete OTET this year, as an FYI, there is a long-term closure of OTET in the Little Miami section near Kings Mills. Grandin Road, specifically. This starts June 2022 and...
Forum: Touring
03-27-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By John N

Nope, at least not before calling them and asking...

Nope, at least not before calling them and asking them what to do about the free tent. Called the sin of omission, James 4:17. Had to point it out due to the nature of this thread ;).
03-21-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here is what njkayaker is talking about. Cadence...

Here is what njkayaker is talking about. Cadence sensors can work in 2 different ways. Ones of those is you put a magnet on the crank arm and another on the frame and the computer counts how many...
Forum: Touring
03-16-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,595
Posted By stevel610

I love coffee so I would take it.

I love coffee so I would take it.
03-05-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 95,966
Posted By zorkist

I uploaded a video of hauling 30 liters of water...

I uploaded a video of hauling 30 liters of water down the mountain road.
http://youtu.be/d7xOB9423RY

And when hauling 30 liters of water with a hitch position of 70cm above the ground (in case of...
Forum: Touring
02-28-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By rm -rf

The Beechmont Bridge connector...

The Beechmont Bridge connector (https://www.greatparks.org/discovery/projects/beechmont-bridge-connection-project) at the current southern end of Route-1, the Little Miami Trail, will allow a direct...
Forum: Touring
02-27-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By robow

This link shows Ohio's Bike route/trail maps...

This link shows Ohio's Bike route/trail maps numbered

https://www.miamivalleytrails.org/trail-map

Btw, an outstanding trail system worthy of touring for sure
Forum: Touring
02-27-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By smudgy

Thanks for watching. I appreciate it. Most of the...

Thanks for watching. I appreciate it. Most of the extra time input to make the video takes place in the editing stages, which I do when I get home. While out touring I'm always looking for something...
Forum: Touring
02-27-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By rm -rf

bike trails and routes on Google Maps Some of...

bike trails and routes on Google Maps
Some of the trails now have Street View, including parts of the Little Miami Trail. (From a bicycle towed camera, I think)

Select bicycle map overlay, zoom...
Forum: Touring
02-27-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By rm -rf

It appears to be a state bike route, not one of...

It appears to be a state bike route, not one of the national routes.
I did find this Ohio map:
https://www.transportation.ohio.gov/traveling/bicycling-and-pedestrians/resources/ohio-bike-path-map...
Forum: Touring
02-26-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I wrap some innertube rubber around the rack...

I wrap some innertube rubber around the rack tubing to make it a bit thicker and then use the seatstay mount that comes with Planet Bike Superflash lights to attach those lights to my rack, two, one...
02-25-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,281
Posted By 2_i

Below is the photo, on the left Mp3 player +...

Below is the photo, on the left Mp3 player + radio connected to a transmitter and, on the right, Aftershokz Unicom headset. The audio devices attach with velcro to any bike and go to a pocket during...
Forum: Touring
02-22-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By John N

I would suggest get any bible you want and then...

I would suggest get any bible you want and then take an old (or new) stuff sack and take it to a local seamstress and have them make you a custom fitted bag. I have had bags made that cost about $15...
Forum: Touring
02-21-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By pdlamb

Do you have a Bible bookstore near you? Every...

Do you have a Bible bookstore near you? Every one I've walked into had a wide variety, including the zippered covers.
Forum: Touring
02-21-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By staehpj1

The reliability of something like a kindle paper...

The reliability of something like a kindle paper white is pretty close to that of a paper book. Battery life is really good at something like 10 weeks for 1/2 hour per day of reading. Even if you...
Forum: Touring
02-21-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By phughes

I had one with a flap years ago, and it traveled...

I had one with a flap years ago, and it traveled with me. I finally lost it. I have one without a flap now, and simply put it in a ziplock bag. It protects it just fine.
02-08-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 379,719
Posted By zorkist

An "amphibious trip" with the trailer in its...

An "amphibious trip" with the trailer in its earlier form.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x854/mmexport1644219863257_2a4e29b4d2012b1b14d0c5387bf205f08b9d6772.jpg...
Forum: Touring
11-20-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By smudgy

Cycling the Ohio River Scenic Byway

The Ohio River starts in Pittsburgh, PA and ends at the Mississippi River at Cairo, IL. I rode about 770 miles in 12 days.
This is the 3rd stage of my summer 2021 bike tour. Check it and let me know...
10-29-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By CliffordK

I just replaced several wheel barrow bearings ...

I just replaced several wheel barrow bearings The biggest problem is if they get left out in the weather, then rust.

For the bike trailer, if the bearings are good before the trip, then they...
10-05-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By 10 Wheels

Amazon.com : Aosom Elite Two-Wheel Bicycle Large...

Amazon.com : Aosom Elite Two-Wheel Bicycle Large Cargo Wagon Trailer with Oxford Fabric, Folding Storage, & Removable Cover, Red : Cargo Carrier Bike Trailers : Sports & Outdoors...
Forum: Touring
10-04-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,713
Posted By rm -rf

Nobody else can edit your public ridewithgps...

Nobody else can edit your public ridewithgps route. They can easily "copy to my routes", then edit their separate copy.

With my "basic" paid ridewithgps subscription, I can create a named "Event"....
Forum: Touring
10-04-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,713
Posted By rm -rf

The Beechmont viaduct is rideable if it's not...

The Beechmont viaduct is rideable if it's not near rush hour. The exits are tricky, though, with merging traffic. (Just the bridge and the viaduct near Lunken Airport, the rest of the highway is...
10-02-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,127
Posted By cyccommute

Her inseam is 28”. The published standover for...

Her inseam is 28”. The published standover for the extra large/small is 27.6” From the nose of her saddle to the rear of mine, is 17” while the distance from the nose of her saddle to the handlebar...
10-01-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,943
Posted By Cyclist0105

Blackburn Outpost racks will also work. The QR...

Blackburn Outpost racks will also work. The QR skewers are the load bearing support, the fork and seat stay clamps just keep the rack from pivoting back and forth.
...
10-01-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By Iride01

After all the insistence of needing a "Quality"...

After all the insistence of needing a "Quality" bearing, that goes out the window when you see the price!

Though I'm sure the bearing from the seller on Amazon will be quality enough for a...
09-30-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,127
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

She's probably just afraid of her lack of skill,...

She's probably just afraid of her lack of skill, which can put her in a very dangerous position. My wife got run over by a 1-ton truck on her single about 20 years. It was bad. It was some little bit...
09-30-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,127
Posted By cyccommute

First, I would suggest carefully considering your...

First, I would suggest carefully considering your goals when it comes to riding a tandem. You need to have a very frank discussion about your “togetherness” and your need to do more miles while...
09-30-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Two comments come to mind- Performance...

Two comments come to mind-

Performance wheelchairs and some trikes use stub type axles and these generally have a higher grade of design, tolerance holding and expectation to meet. You might look...
09-30-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 30,786
Posted By Riveting

Purple Power...

Purple Power (https://www.amazon.com/4320P-Industrial-Strength-Cleaner-Degreaser/dp/B002HU5N4O)
09-30-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,833
Posted By canopus

Meanwhile, 7 yrs later.....the debate rages on...

Meanwhile, 7 yrs later.....the debate rages on...
09-30-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,833
Posted By Iride01

Certainly the OP will appreciate the info. Even...

Certainly the OP will appreciate the info. Even if it is 8 years too late.
09-29-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,127
Posted By LV2TNDM

The flipside to the OP's concerns are an...

The flipside to the OP's concerns are an irrational obsession with standover height. I've seen 5' 10" guys on 16" mountain bikes because some nitwit told them how "really, REALLY important standover...
Forum: Touring
09-29-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,422
Posted By saddlesores

situation depends on where you tour. if you...

situation depends on where you tour.

if you live/tour in asialand, steel repair is not going to be a problem. super thin stainless steel tubing is used for zillions of purposes, and is used as...
Forum: Touring
09-27-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,713
Posted By Cougrrcj

I CAN do that in my ridewithgps account - break...

I CAN do that in my ridewithgps account - break it down into user-specified/highlighted segments - I can do so myself since it is my file, but I have my route file listed as 'private'. I'm afraid...
Forum: Touring
09-27-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Yeah, but the next hill was REALLY tough. ...

Yeah, but the next hill was REALLY tough.

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Forum: Touring
09-27-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By djb

You must have experienced a real rush of...

You must have experienced a real rush of accomplishment getting over that one.
Forum: Touring
09-27-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By Tourist in MSN

When you are looking at on-line grades for...

When you are looking at on-line grades for routing, sometimes the computer pulls numbers off a map and plotted up a graph without a good basis in reality.

A friend of mine was proposing a route. I...
Forum: Touring
09-27-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. I don't give it a name. I just refer to...

Yes. I don't give it a name. I just refer to feet/mile. What was hard for me were all the short, steep pitches. Up and down. Up and down. I would rather have longer, more moderate grades. Many times...
Forum: Touring
09-26-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,422
Posted By Rick

If you go with a flat bar and find you need more...

If you go with a flat bar and find you need more hand positions. There are other bars that will work with the same brakes and shifters. I tried several types before I stuck with the Crazy bar...
Forum: Touring
09-22-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,771
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I did not notice any wind blown rain coming in,...

I did not notice any wind blown rain coming in, top or bottom. The fly height above ground could be adjusted slightly by changing how close the fly is to the tent stake.
Forum: Touring
09-22-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By Tourist in MSN

The lower sign said 3km at 13 percent, the 4km...

The lower sign said 3km at 13 percent, the 4km sign was specific to "no stopping on hill" criteria, but for your example that is unimportant. And yes, the hill had a nearly continuous grade. Profile...
Forum: Touring
09-22-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Thanks for posting, but that other one sticks up...

Thanks for posting, but that other one sticks up quite high and might be easier to bump it out of adjustment.

I do not think it is THAT busy, just in case you missed it I have interrupter type...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By Cougrrcj

Yes, back 45years ago when I was at Ohio State,...

Yes, back 45years ago when I was at Ohio State, the OSU cycling club did a three-day weekend ride to Yellow Springs/Kettering, then north to Bellfontaine, and back to campus... Obviously I survived...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Nope. If you look close at the inclinometer,...

Nope. If you look close at the inclinometer, there are two zero lines, about one bubble length apart. The upper set of numbers is for uphill on the upper edge of the bubble, the lower set of numbers...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I have never pulled a heavily loaded trailer on a...

I have never pulled a heavily loaded trailer on a bike, but if you want to, that is your call. But if you really might pull a load of 250 to 300 pounds, you might prefer a trike. You can pedal up...
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