Last Activity:12-04-2013 7:40 PM
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Posted in thread: 2min bike saftey survey! on 12-04-2013 at 04:57 PM
Arm signals are much more obvious than a small blinking light on either side of a narrow bike.
JMO +1. I wouldn't buy them. Even if they were bright enough to be seen there wouldn't be
Posted in thread: question for other tourist on 11-05-2013 at 01:33 AM
Since retiring, my wife and I do a lot of travelling where bikes are either our only means of
transport, or where cycling is the major activity on the trip. We're planning another trip
soon, so this t...
Posted in thread: question for other tourist on 10-30-2013 at 05:22 PM
well I think you guys are rite I doubt anything will happen but I wont rule it out I think I
will take the ole lady with me she can go on her bike and I take my tour ez clone I was kinda
Posted in thread: Terrible cycling accident; looking for ideas to offer support on 10-29-2013 at 03:11 AM
Wish I had something to offer. Just wanted to say I understand the desire to help. Keep us
posted. +1 Well said.
Posted in thread: Stop Senator Rand Paul's Attack on Trail Funding on 10-29-2013 at 03:07 AM
You got me doing a bunch of research on this, & it looks like it was resolved last August. Paul
proposed amendment 1742 to US senate bill 1243 on Transportation, Housing and Urban
Development. His ame...
Posted in thread: Stop Senator Rand Paul's Attack on Trail Funding on 10-29-2013 at 01:13 AM
Rola,Is that issue being raised again? I thought Rand Paul's amendment to senate bill 1243, on
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development was defeated in early August. The link to the LAB
web site ...
Posted in thread: ? about tire pressure on 10-28-2013 at 11:39 PM
I think one has to be careful about going too far outside the manufacturer's suggested pressure
range. They are generally a safe design range. Too low can lead to pinch flats or sidewall
damage. Too h...
Posted in thread: How often should i lube my chain? on 10-28-2013 at 04:24 PM
I lube about once evey 300 to 400 miles, or after any wet ride. But I clean the chain by
running it through a dry rag after every ride. I've used Teflon based dry lubes for the last 7
or 8 years ... m...
Posted in thread: Leave your bike at home on 10-18-2013 at 04:10 PM
I think it's a great idea. I can see going on a trip where packing a bike is not practical. If
I had some free time to explore the area by bike, I would certainly welcome the opportunity.
Posted in thread: Ticket Diversion program for errant cyclists and motorists on 10-10-2013 at 03:28 AM
Great program! I'm all for additional training for both cyclists and drivers. A lot of cyclists
desperately need some safety intervention, judging by some of the things I've seen and read.
Same for dr...