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Posted in thread: Odd Road Signs on 12-17-2014 at 02:34 PM
Posted in thread: Bicycle Safety - The Math of Speed. on 12-17-2014 at 02:22 PM
I do let traffic conditions dictate my cycling speed.Along trails and MUPs I tend to cruise or
meander at 10-15mph.Side streets and low traffic roads are a casual 15-20 mph.However, in heavy
Posted in thread: Suspension Post ... Yea or Nay? on 12-15-2014 at 02:45 PM
You can't ride no hands with a swiveling seat.Quality suspension posts do not swivel.Even the
cheapest I could find held up fairly well for a couple thousand miles
Posted in thread: Suspension Post ... Yea or Nay? on 12-14-2014 at 04:52 PM
I've decided that adjusting post spring to longer travel is preferable.I leave just a bit of
extra travel than my full weight uses.Most comfortable ride!My feet touch the ground when I
stop.And When I...
Posted in thread: eTrike Conversion - as Mobility device! ... ? on 12-14-2014 at 04:24 PM
Mobility Trike (Schwinn variant), has been a treasure.I am debating with myself on adapting one
for Winter use.ProsIt could easily be enclosed.Much better stability than 2 wheeler.Has enough
Posted in thread: Motor Output Watts For MPH on 12-14-2014 at 03:34 PM
Vetting the XYD-16 24V 450w DC Brush MotorInteresting in that it is manufacture tested as a
750w motor, then purposely current limited for a maximum 450w output. hunting for a
replacement, I found t...
Posted in thread: Studded Tires! on 12-14-2014 at 03:15 PM
OMG these dogs are heavy! The foul weather bike is already a heavy beast, nicknamed Orca partly
because she's black with white accents and a little ocean blue but mainly because she weighs as
much as ...
Posted in thread: Winterized ... on 12-14-2014 at 02:52 PM
Found one of those old roll up "sleds" for sliding down hills.Cut an oval with a couple notches
and zip tied to the bottom of my front fender as a mud flap extension.Should keep the slush off
my toes ...
Posted in thread: Winter Maintenance on 12-13-2014 at 01:00 PM
Keep your best tire-tread up front!If your rear tire slips it is called fun.When your front
tire slips it is called ouch!Applies to studded tires especially!You want better tire - "road
stick" up fron...
Posted in thread: Studded Tires! on 12-13-2014 at 12:46 PM
I ordered these Nokians half the price of most of their other tires so probably only half as
good but I expect they'll work better than non-studded tires when the roads are icy.I like the