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  • Posted in thread: Is this a dumb idea? on 05-03-2015 at 06:05 PM
    Some road bikes come (most do...) with very little ability to raise the handlebars. Touring
    bikes typically can be ordered/bought with the fork uncut, allowing a -very- upright
    positioning. When bikes...

  • Posted in thread: What to carry in a bike bag? on 03-26-2015 at 05:18 PM
    Unless you are a MTBer and broke down on a trail so remote that no roads are near, most
    cyclists can always use their phone to call for a cab or use their Uber/Lyft apps to get a ride
    back nowadays. J...

  • Posted in thread: What to carry in a bike bag? on 03-18-2015 at 05:51 PM
    occasionally I wear contact lenses and am now in the habit of carrying a rubber glove (like a
    medical rubber glove) so I can keep my hand clean when I need to change a rear tire. They are
    light and do...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken. on 12-19-2014 at 04:49 AM
    The color looks good. Well done.

  • Posted in thread: Pics from Our Rides on 09-22-2014 at 04:39 PM
    Wow. What a picture. I bet you have some challenging riding when weather permits. I'm sure I've
    posted it before but if you haven't seen it, you might enjoy a 10min video from Denali Natl
    Park. [ame]h...

  • Posted in thread: Pics from Our Rides on 09-21-2014 at 05:05 AM
    Last Thurs. Probably the last ride before snow hits.

  • Posted in thread: Buying new bike on 09-21-2014 at 12:48 AM
    Once you have a sense of the right size, consider a used bike via Craigslist or a local shop. A
    good used bike can often be had for the price of a poor new bike and if you throw in a few
    bucks for a L...

  • Posted in thread: Charity ride: minimal average speed?? on 07-04-2014 at 11:56 PM
    That's crazy. I ride at 16-17mph normally but when it's all said and done after stopping to pee
    or have a snack or stopping with a friend to let them pee or eat my over all average is more
    like 10-12m...

  • Posted in thread: I want to be like this guy.... on 05-30-2014 at 05:19 AM
    One of the issues many of us find as we get older is not just strength and stamina but also how
    reliable our health is from day to day. I'm 62. Did 102mi yesterday and followed it with 20mi
    of hard cl...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 04-12-2014 at 04:15 PM
    and here i was thinking 'trek house brand on specialized?' I'm a bit wary of 18/24 too. I was
    very concerned when I got my Spec. Roubaix with 16/20 and weighed 285lb but they held up very
    well and nev...

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