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  • Posted in thread: Best brakes for Touring? Disc or Rim? on 02-03-2016 at 10:12 PM
    I have a touring bike with road/disc and I loathe them. They are BB7 Road and their engagement
    is so late I never feel like I'm getting the full use of them. I tried TRP road disc also and
    did not lik...

  • Posted in thread: New SRAM 12-speed leaked on 02-03-2016 at 06:25 PM
    I moved to a compact when my frame was replaced by Spec under warranty but I would not have
    done it if it didn't also mean moving to 11 speed because when I went to 11 speed it meant the
    gear ratios f...

  • Posted in thread: What time do you like? on 02-02-2016 at 08:53 PM
    one of the first dark rides I took, I saw a dark "mass" from my right peripheral, and, because
    my awesome 1800 lumin light was mounted to the handlebars, I couldn't discern what that mass
    was, until ...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken. on 02-02-2016 at 07:46 PM
    On the way up Mt. Lemmon, outside Tucson.

  • Posted in thread: 1st Ride of 2016 on 02-02-2016 at 07:36 PM
    Getting hot down there...65F.... ten more degrees and after that it's too hot for my wife to
    want to ride.... :)

  • Posted in thread: 23 to 25 mm tires on 02-01-2016 at 06:50 PM
    When you go to 25s, do be sure to drop the psi. I'm a cold weather wimp too. I used to ride
    when it's cold out but now I rarely ride when it's colder than -10F.

  • Posted in thread: Do You Carry A Spare Tire on 02-01-2016 at 06:17 PM
    I thought you meant tube but of course you said tire. I don't know anyone that does so for
    basic road riding. I would, however, never ride with a tire with cord showing. When cord starts
    showing, the ...

  • Posted in thread: Forbes most bike friendly cities of 2015 on 02-01-2016 at 06:05 PM
    I think these evaluations are oriented too much toward commuting. For road cyclists that are
    not commuting but rather are just "riding" solo or in groups, I have to give a huge nod to
    Tucson where I j...

  • Posted in thread: What time do you like? on 02-01-2016 at 05:55 PM
    Best time to ride depends on where you live and what you like, eh? If I didn't ride when it's
    dark I'd nearly put my bike away for 6months a year so I'm ready to ride, light or dark. Last
    week, on a b...

  • Posted in thread: Wife riding on Highline Canal Trail at ~78yo on 01-10-2016 at 04:50 AM

further north than u

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