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Posted in thread: A few good things I have learned in my first month. on 04-29-2017 at 04:17 PM
... 2. At a red light with weight sensors under the road, if you can put your bike right on the
sensor seam and sit on your bike you can make the light change. ... Those wires in the pavement
Posted in thread: New Old guy. on 04-29-2017 at 04:03 PM
That's why I carry both. They don't take up much room and I use them quite a bit on group
rides.Me, too.Uses I've found for a Leatherman:1. When you find a small cut in the tire, use
the can opener po...
Posted in thread: My front V-Brake is squealing like a pig??? on 04-12-2017 at 04:48 PM
Another trick for toe-in is using post it stickies. A few the thickness of a business cards (my
experience is about 15 stuck together work) will stick to the rim so you can release them and
not have t...
Posted in thread: My front V-Brake is squealing like a pig??? on 04-11-2017 at 09:46 PM
Adjust the toe in. Always have to do this on Cantilevers but it will work on V Brake also. Also
the lever needs be a little squishy if it is instant and a hard pull it will squeak and stop
Posted in thread: Lost a fellow cyclist yesterday. on 04-07-2017 at 03:46 AM
Very sad event. Sorry to for your loss.
Posted in thread: Not my fault, but I feel sooo bad on 03-03-2017 at 10:42 PM
...[snip]...It's bad enough with a road bike hoping to be seen, but trikes are a lot lower and
drivers aren't used to looking down for oncoming traffic.I hear that. I don't worry about
getting hit fr...
Posted in thread: Not my fault, but I feel sooo bad on 03-03-2017 at 07:21 PM
I think it’s important for drivers to see bicyclists as people, not as traffic
obstructions, or annoyances. To help present bicyclists as people, I always wave and smile at
drivers in passing, k...
Posted in thread: traditional saddlebags on 02-21-2017 at 10:23 PM
Very classy bag!
Posted in thread: How to avoid bicycle accidents? on 02-11-2017 at 03:57 PM
Thanks for pulling this up. #3 is especially true. 'Telegraph' your moves. ex: When you plan on
taking a lane, make the move right away with a signal. Don't just kinda meander over toward the
Posted in thread: How to avoid bicycle accidents? on 02-10-2017 at 05:42 PM
Here's a little different take on crash avoidance.The League of American Bicyclists Smart
Cycling classes talk about “5 Layers of Safety” to minimize the chances of crashing. 1: Bike
Control: Don’t fa...