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Posted in thread: OT - MUP - what does it stand for??? on 05-21-2013 at 10:15 PM
MUP is a Multiple Use Path ... Paths separated from roadways, designed for all non-motorized
users: cyclists, walkers, joggers, skate boarders, roller bladers, dog walkers, sometimes
equestrians, and ...
Posted in thread: Things to take on bike rides? on 05-17-2013 at 03:18 PM
I have read too on a touring cycling mag that some touring people do indeed drink coke or
whatever their favorite caffeinated soft drink is as a pick me upper, I try to avoid heavy
syrup and sugar tho...
Posted in thread: mirrors on 05-16-2013 at 07:12 PM
I've tried a number of handlebar and glasses mounted mirrors over the years and finally settled
on a Take-A-Look mounted to my helmet visor. I like that I can look in the mirror and still
have enough ...
Posted in thread: multi-tool vs tool set on 05-08-2013 at 11:40 PM
I have a hard time working with multitools and carry standard sized tools,2,3,4,5,6,8 mm hex
keysLeatherman w/ pliers, knife, std and phillips screwdrivers, 10 mm box/open end wrench fir
Posted in thread: Bud's chain cleaning thread on 05-08-2013 at 08:07 PM
And the following is copied from an article I posted last May on chain cleaning: I replaced
the SRAM PC-971 9 speed chain on my LHT after 7,100 miles over 2 1/2 years. The LBS estimated
the chain was...
Posted in thread: Bud's chain cleaning thread on 05-08-2013 at 07:55 PM
The best of all time, must read, article on chain cleaning is this April 1 1995 article from
Sheldon Brown's website.
Posted in thread: I want to lengthen the steerer tube on 04-28-2013 at 12:22 AM
My bike has trekking bars with a stem extender and everything works just fine. My setup is
similar to Katz' in that it uses about 1 inch of the 2 inch extender height. The bike went
through several it...
Posted in thread: Most/Least Favorite Panniers? on 04-26-2013 at 03:24 AM
I'm a big fan of Arkel bags. I have GT54s on the back and GT18s on the front. I prefer the
front loading, rather than top loading, design. For me, it provides easy access to gear, no
matter where it i...
Posted in thread: Why there is no war between Dutch cyclists and cagers on 04-25-2013 at 06:13 PM
Didn't "Safe Routes to School" get canned by Capitol Hill? Not trying to start a political
firestorm, but I was under the impression there was a federal program designed to be able to
get kids to walk...
Posted in thread: Wife finally has a bike on 04-24-2013 at 09:03 PM
This thread motivated me to look back over our ride logs from last year. In 2012 my wife and I
rode 1,510 miles together. My entry on the first day of our Katy Trail trip summed it up pretty
well. " I...
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