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11-22-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By genejockey

I'm 64, so I'm in much the same boat as you. ...

I'm 64, so I'm in much the same boat as you. Previous winters, I'd set up a trainer, and a couple times I'd even ride it! Mostly it would bore me to tears and I had difficulty doing even 40...
11-22-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By GhostRider62

January is usually the worst month to ride in New...

January is usually the worst month to ride in New Jersey. Now thru Christmas, there are always a day or two per week with sun and low wind and often in the low 50's. Try to ride longer days when...
09-05-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By a_d_a_m

Completed my first-ever bike tour

334mi total. What an adventure on the Ohio-To-Erie Trail!

My Kona Sutra was pretty good except for a broken spoke on the rear wheel on day 1, followed by a blown tube up front (sounded like a gun...
Forum: Touring
04-03-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By Tourist in MSN

My error, a posting a few weeks ago said that a...

My error, a posting a few weeks ago said that a Diverge is carbon, I did not realize that one bike model comes in a choice of aluminum or carbon frames. I knew that Trek had started offering...
03-27-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
Posted By Camilo

If you decide after giving it a go that you...

If you decide after giving it a go that you really want to slow down the handling, see if you can find a replacement fork with either a longer axle-crown length or a smaller offset/rake or both. A...
03-26-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
Posted By 63rickert

Bikes donít turn handlebars all that much. Small...

Bikes donít turn handlebars all that much. Small movement has big effect. Twitchiness or quick handling is exactly big responses happening from small inputs. If you were moving the handlebars and...
03-26-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Put the largest tire that will fit on the front...

Put the largest tire that will fit on the front and a smaller tire on the rear. THis will have two effects - the slight difference in height between the F and R will tilt the bike back a bit and give...
02-22-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,919
Posted By dddd

I cut them at about an inch and a half to two...

I cut them at about an inch and a half to two inches, any longer and tend to get out of control.

Some V-brakes require a bit longer tail length in order to tuck them in as intended.

I crimp the...
11-13-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By scott967

The problem is the site uses https (pretty much...

The problem is the site uses https (pretty much all sites now do). https is supposed to be "secure", but part of the security relies on the site providing a "certificate" that is intended to prove...
10-04-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,904
Posted By LV2TNDM

I was surprised to see "Breaking Away" somewhat...

I was surprised to see "Breaking Away" somewhat late in this thread. That movie is what cemented my love of cycling. Bikes have been a life-long love affair for me.

That said, I learned to ride...
09-22-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,983
Posted By genejockey

People are still using their garages for cars? ...

People are still using their garages for cars? What a concept! Everyone here just parks in the driveway.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,882
Posted By GlennR

Actually things are pretty good on Long Island...

Actually things are pretty good on Long Island with the infection rate is well below 1% for 36 straight days. If you know the area you can find places to refill your water bottles. While i've not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,048
Posted By August West

I do too so I purchased a Lezyne Caddy Sack -...

I do too so I purchased a Lezyne Caddy Sack - Small (https://ride.lezyne.com/products/1-cs-caddy-v2m04) that I carry in my jersey pocket for a couple of extra CO2 cartridges, patches, tire boots,...
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