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  • Bicycle Touring, League of American Bicyclists Education Program (LCI/ Coach), and active transportation advocacy
  • Retired software developer. Devote a lot of time promoting bike advocacy with the League of American Bicyclists, Active Transportation Alliance, and my community's active transportation committee.
  • NE IL


  • Posted in thread: Recommend a large handlebar bag on 07-24-2014 at 03:11 PM
    Glad it works. Is it mounted high or did you add a second stem?If you generally ride with
    sunglasses, try a pair of polarizing sun glasses to see if that cuts the glare.You could also
    tape or pin a pi...

  • Posted in thread: watch this video, its horrible on 07-22-2014 at 04:39 PM
    More on the crash from the Bullard Police Dept FaceBook
    page., a very good response from the Chief
    and surprisingly positive reader comments.

  • Posted in thread: Recommend a large handlebar bag on 07-20-2014 at 07:39 PM
    LOL - Hit a small snag here. Decided to mount the bag today and... it doesn't fit because of
    the bend in the trekking bars. For now, I angled the bars up so the bend is above the bag so it
    will fit in...

  • Posted in thread: My chain needs repair on 07-15-2014 at 05:44 PM
    ^^^ Nice gear calculator.

  • Posted in thread: My chain needs repair on 07-15-2014 at 05:39 AM
    Thanks for making it a lot clearer. So 52/39 and 12/26 means what? Which one is the diameter
    and which is the number of teeth?It's all teeth :D except for wheel diameter, and you have to
    interpret the...

  • Posted in thread: My chain needs repair on 07-14-2014 at 10:53 PM
    Wow, I didn't know such overly complex calculations existed. I usually change my gears
    instinctively without thinking and so far it seems to have worked. May I'll figure it out in
    time. That's the way...

  • Posted in thread: My chain needs repair on 07-12-2014 at 08:39 PM
    On the road, I think you just shift around a bit to find another combination that requires
    about the same effort. If you want to do the calculations, the numbers are available with a
    little research. ...

  • Posted in thread: Riding on road. on 07-09-2014 at 01:45 AM
    Here is a good short video from the League of American Bicyclists on where to ride. would
    offer one suggestion for riding on hilly rural roads.On a rural road that has very sharp hill
    crests with lim...

  • Posted in thread: Why Riding Your Bike Makes You A Better Person (According To Science) on 07-07-2014 at 03:47 PM
    I knew it! couple of excerpts:From the 2,500-mile Pacific Crest Bicycle Trail to the colorful
    RAGBRAI across Iowa -- complete with party buses and the occasional costume -- it's safe to say
    that long...

  • Posted in thread: Mount Rushmore Loop [LONG and Pic Heavy] on 07-05-2014 at 04:25 AM
    Super ride! Thanks for sharing it

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