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Forum: Southeast
11-30-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By Juan Foote

I used to ride with a group that meets about...

I used to ride with a group that meets about every month or so called Bike Tampa History (or similar) which goes around exploring and giving the telling of local landmarks, buildings, things such as...
11-26-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Juan Foote

As a complete aside, I had no idea that Net Zero...

As a complete aside, I had no idea that Net Zero was still around. I haven't seen that since around the time of the "never upgrade" E-Machines PC.

Anywho, hope you can get things sorted.
11-15-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,088
Posted By Juan Foote

Watch Yellowstone and take notes.

Watch Yellowstone and take notes.
11-04-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By Juan Foote

canklecat , I was in pain management for a...

canklecat , I was in pain management for a couple/few years. Basically, it went down (a lot) like this:

When I lost my left foot and half my shin, broken wrist, elbow, other ankle, forearm and so...
11-03-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By Juan Foote

I have lived with chronic pain for years. I was...

I have lived with chronic pain for years. I was in pain management for a few years but found that the pain was desirable to the addiction. Don't get me wrong, I think opiates have their place, but...
11-03-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, in regard to lighting I taped over the LED...

Yes, in regard to lighting I taped over the LED of my phone charger, keep it screen off, and other lights are masked or turned as not to be direct. The only new light would be the light on the oil...
11-02-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By Juan Foote

Sleep

My apologies in that this isn't a specifically biking related question, more of a curiosity.

I have traditionally been an 8 hour a night guy. I get tired, go to bed, one wake up about halfway...
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Juan Foote

Not to answer for OP as he is above knee...my own...

Not to answer for OP as he is above knee...my own issue with platforms in general is that without feel in your foot and no ankle for correction there is a tendency to move around on the platform...
10-31-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,515
Posted By Juan Foote

My kids used to come home on the bike and just...

My kids used to come home on the bike and just throw it down on the driveway. I would ask them to bring up to the house, and most often would check.
I was running late one morning, neglected to...
Forum: Southeast
10-30-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By Juan Foote

Read an update in the news regarding at least a...

Read an update in the news regarding at least a portion of the completion. Apparently, agreements were made and the purchases have been made for the land and route that will connect almost the...
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Juan Foote

Thank you for that. I suspect they would...

Thank you for that.

I suspect they would still be too short for me, given my toe out position. I have seen other, longer extensions but have also read reports of them breaking. There was a person...
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Juan Foote

IMO, I prefer using a "MTB" shoe as the sole of...

IMO, I prefer using a "MTB" shoe as the sole of it has protrusion below the cleat and allows me to walk better as well as safer. Walking up on my toe and on a slick cleat has nearly caused me issue a...
10-30-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,367
Posted By Juan Foote

Well actually, yes. Some years ago, a friend...

Well actually, yes.

Some years ago, a friend and I were regular attendees of the Critical Mass ride here in Atlanta. Much of the time the (most common) leader of the ride, Angel, would utilize and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, no idea why my brain keeps thinking that was...

Lol, no idea why my brain keeps thinking that was "broken nose" even after looking three times.
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Juan Foote

That sounds like an interesting innovation,...

That sounds like an interesting innovation, particularly for the above knee folks.

When I first started trying foot retention, I used Egg Beaters (Crank Bros). The new ones are so stiff that I...
10-28-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 821
Posted By Juan Foote

A friend of mine who fought being overweight for...

A friend of mine who fought being overweight for years did two things. One of them was to take up kayaking. The other tip he passed along to me was that when he gets hungry in-between meals he drinks...
10-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Juan Foote

If you have no history of kidney disease and are...

If you have no history of kidney disease and are in touch with your primary physician about it, I don't see why not. It is typically considered safe and has mild side effects that will generally...
10-23-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,668
Posted By Juan Foote

People tend to forget that there is a convenience...

People tend to forget that there is a convenience cost involved as well. It isn't as if you can "try out" that bike you want online. Being able to walk into a shop and touch, feel, test a part has...
10-22-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,668
Posted By Juan Foote

Both of these are significant (possible) factors...

Both of these are significant (possible) factors in this situation.
The shop that I worked for a while started out as a small independent shop and sold pretty much whatever they wanted. Almost 100%...
10-22-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,668
Posted By Juan Foote

I work in the fire safety industry. We have had...

I work in the fire safety industry. We have had considerable issues getting many parts required for keeping systems running properly from our standard supply houses. We have had to resort to similar,...
10-21-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Juan Foote

For any of us that actually live in or near...

For any of us that actually live in or near Atlanta, you must realize how close to reality this actually is. Drivers down here don't give a (hoot).
10-20-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Juan Foote

I tend to agree with the assessment. What...

I tend to agree with the assessment. What happened to landing on the 'forum threads' page?
10-17-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,668
Posted By Juan Foote

I tend to agree with the above answer by rsbob. ...

I tend to agree with the above answer by rsbob.

We have been working on changing our eating habits and after a lifetime of eating a certain way at specific times and schedules have found it very...
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Juan Foote

Pardon me for asking, but what does "had a...

Pardon me for asking, but what does "had a stroke" have to do with needing a new helmet? Do you anticipate falling on your head as a result of said, or...?
10-09-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By Juan Foote

If it is truly bottom bracket, check your...

If it is truly bottom bracket, check your bearings and such for proper tension, check crank arms, etc. Also, check your cleats, perhaps a drop of oil on the mech. I had a similar issue that ended up...
10-03-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 934
Posted By Juan Foote

As others have suggested a bottle or tube brush...

As others have suggested a bottle or tube brush works.

Be aware that if you opt to use a bleach solution, go sparingly with the bleach. It can damage the liner of the bag itself and actually lead...
09-25-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Juan Foote

I am also allergic to bees. I tend to carry...

I am also allergic to bees. I tend to carry Benadryl with for the general stuff. If I get hit by one, once and can take the meds right away I can avoid Epi pen. I take two with me on vacation...
09-14-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By Juan Foote

Actually, according to the model you are on, you...

Actually, according to the model you are on, you could be overweight for the bike altogether.

I have a '13 Roubaix SL4 IIRC and the weight limit for rider and gear is 250. That concern tends to...
Forum: Southeast
09-12-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By Juan Foote

Wondering if anyone has any manner of update...

Wondering if anyone has any manner of update concerning the Beltline and its current state?

I see articles from time to time that indicate the Eastside section has become not only somewhat...
08-31-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,603
Posted By Juan Foote

I wasn't aware, but there is a Conti plant nearby...

I wasn't aware, but there is a Conti plant nearby to us in a small town. We passed it while out touring and had no idea about it being there. Don't know what they make, but given the size of the...
08-31-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,501
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, I own two bikes now both in my sidebar. I...

Lol, I own two bikes now both in my sidebar. I can't ride the Specialized due to weight. I have considered selling it numerous times but just can't seem to pull the trigger.
08-31-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By Juan Foote

One of the neat things about rural ME are the...

One of the neat things about rural ME are the snow mobile trails going EVERYWHERE in many areas. The issue that arises here is that a trike won't navigate those and you will certainly be risking life...
08-30-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,487
Posted By Juan Foote

This post should so be in A&S.... /yawn

This post should so be in A&S....

/yawn
08-29-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,669
Posted By Juan Foote

It's been a while since I have done it, but our...

It's been a while since I have done it, but our closest grocery is right at 3 miles away with a pretty steep "gully" on the road leading to it. I found an alternate route that is probably a mile and...
08-29-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,339
Posted By Juan Foote

This really turns into what should be another...

This really turns into what should be another posting....

I have never understood the custom of having "nothing bad to say" about a (bad) person after they pass. Suddenly because they have died...
08-23-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,983
Posted By Juan Foote

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this...

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this morning. There were a few tense moments as we performed small surgery to resurrect it enough to finish up a few cups. Got's to have mah coffee (fee).

I...
07-27-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,098
Posted By Juan Foote

I was going to post some witty comment in regard...

I was going to post some witty comment in regard to the title and the insinuation that a group of people sitting around on a computer and posting about riding a bike on the interwebz was rather...
Forum: Touring
07-11-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,028
Posted By Juan Foote

Instant milk....isn't that what happens when you...

Instant milk....isn't that what happens when you squeeze a cow's teet?
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Juan Foote

Thanks. Do you charge for this advice Capt...

Thanks. Do you charge for this advice Capt Obvious, or is it free with membership?
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Juan Foote

Thanks, yes I sold our trikes a few years back...

Thanks, yes I sold our trikes a few years back basically due to a lack of a good place (at the time) to ride them. We live near a city with over 90 miles of golf cart path, but they were in a serious...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Juan Foote

I am LBKA. In my own case I utilized...

I am LBKA.

In my own case I utilized Eggbeaters simply due to how much easier they are to get out of. Even with that aspect, I have to always unclip with my right foot and get it on the ground...
07-04-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,511
Posted By Juan Foote

Another endorsement for the Halo. I do make a...

Another endorsement for the Halo. I do make a suggestion. When you stop for regroup (etc.) take it off and squeeze it out. Once they reach full saturation they actually go on to make the problem...
06-30-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,204
Posted By Juan Foote

My bet would be that thing is hotter than a baked...

My bet would be that thing is hotter than a baked potato that the owner didn't bother to keep appropriate info on, or report. Old Tri bike with straight worn out cassette, I tend to agree with a...
06-30-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 693
Posted By Juan Foote

Bearings — Dixie Industrial Sales...

Bearings — Dixie Industrial Sales (https://www.dixieindustrialsales.com/bearings)

I haven't dealt with them since moving out of the small storefront they had in Hapeville. Used to be called Dixie...
Forum: Southeast
06-29-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,585
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, but very limited for a road bike. I have...

Yes, but very limited for a road bike. I have often ridden from Vogel up to Blairsville and back. There is just enough hill coming out of Vogel to get your blood up but then mostly just rollers up to...
06-27-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,384
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, major plus to getting fat and ugly is that...

Yes, major plus to getting fat and ugly is that you get to wear your shirts.
06-27-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,384
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, it opens up the super squirrel secret area....

Yes, it opens up the super squirrel secret area. They have cookies.
06-27-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,384
Posted By Juan Foote

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other...

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other members.
Forum: Introductions
06-27-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Juan Foote

I thought it quite considerate of OP to wave a...

I thought it quite considerate of OP to wave a red flag for the mods right off the rip.
Forum: Introductions
06-27-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Juan Foote

FOMO IS real! Darnit!

FOMO IS real! Darnit!
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