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Posted in thread: Disc brakes...again on 05-19-2016 at 09:41 PM
I have disc brakes on my road going bikes. Yes, I like them a lot.Things you didn't ask for.
With equivalent rotor size and pad compound, mechanical disc brakes require more lever/finger
pull effort t...
Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 05-19-2016 at 03:38 PM
Oral ingestion of a toxin or toxin producing bacteria is not the only way transfer can occur.
Tetanus is a well known example of wound site transfer. In oral ingestion, a toxin or toxin
Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 05-19-2016 at 05:09 AM
Nothing works faster to make a wound scab over...I'll put aside the fact arnica contains a
toxin. As to scab/eschar formation, a scab slows the healing process. A road rash wound needs
moisture so the...
Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 05-18-2016 at 02:34 PM
Road rash?As you question, Arnicare Gel is inappropriate for wound care.From the label
warnings: "Avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes, damaged skin or wounds."Andrew Weil M.D.
says: "Never apply...
Posted in thread: How many crashes have you had this year? on 05-16-2016 at 11:18 PM
One fall this calendar year. Here are worthwhile products to have on hand for wound
care:https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/static/drugency/images/HLT50101.JPG shown are saline
solution and liquid ...
Posted in thread: Gear Change Woes on 05-16-2016 at 03:03 PM
One possibility is "ghost shifting", put that in your search engine for many tutorials. In most
cases it's a matter of cable tension for the rear derailleur. Since the issue is only
Posted in thread: LED Lights and Lumens and the type on 05-12-2016 at 04:57 PM
...I will just use best judgement.The MTBR article referenced in rola643's post is a good
armchair source to base judgement with.For to-see-with lighting I want great throw and wide
beam pattern. Some...
Posted in thread: Drilling into the frame on 05-12-2016 at 12:53 AM
A hole can be drilled at the end of a fracture to stop crack propagation; a hole in a frame
tube is not necessarily a bad thing. It would help to see images of the frame to make a better
guess about p...
Posted in thread: It's 5 oclock somewhere the Beer (and more) thread II on 05-05-2016 at 06:10 PM
Viva Mexico! Salud!
Posted in thread: Injury - not for squimish... on 04-29-2016 at 02:30 PM
If you can't see a physician without an extended wait, cough-up the bucks for a walk-in acute
care clinic. I could suggest wound care products, but I can't assess the trauma damage.If
you're looking f...