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Posted in thread: hopefully no more drama this year on 05-16-2013 at 11:56 PM
This April was the coldest Alaskan April in 80 years. We still have snow in our yard and get
this...snow is predicted for tomorrow, May 17. It's mostly gone from our yard but not entirely.
Last year I...
Posted in thread: Of all things... sidelined for a few weeks... on 05-16-2013 at 11:28 PM
blood clot...lung...hospital...four days...bad Wayne....you need to learn to make better
choices.... :) sounds like it could have been much worse but no picnic, eh? Seriously...follow
whatever they sa...
Posted in thread: Helments on 05-15-2013 at 11:10 PM
To reiterate a point, each helmet maker has a slightly different shape to their helmets. Any
reasonable modern helmet will be a good thing but do note that road helmets may be better than
a mtn bike h...
Posted in thread: Apparently there is no cure.... on 05-15-2013 at 10:10 PM
One of the particularly useful things the trainer can allow you to do is serious HIIT training
(high intensity interval training). There is a lot of research that points to the benefit of
doing near a...
Posted in thread: Roubaix ride vs Motobecane on 05-14-2013 at 01:07 AM
if you can afford the roubaix get it. no question about it. it's a worldclass bike and the moto
doesnt even compare
Posted in thread: Brand new to bikes on 05-08-2013 at 03:49 PM
I agree that a hybrid sounds like a good choice. Know that you can put on different tires so a
hybrid with knobby tires can do great on a dirt road on Tuesday, then with slick, skinnier
tires, could t...
Posted in thread: Another from Texas on 05-08-2013 at 03:43 PM
Yes. And suspension. Mtn bikes typically have suspension either in front, or in front and back,
they have flat bars and will take very wide tires. A hybrid doesn't normally have suspension,
will take ...
Posted in thread: what kinda bikes for my boys on 05-08-2013 at 03:34 PM
It's probably too late for any local bike swap but you might call a local bike shop to see if
there are any bike swaps coming up to let you look over some used bikes. Craigslist might also
be a place ...
Posted in thread: Men's "comfort"!!! on 05-08-2013 at 03:25 PM
But how do you ward off bear attacks????? That's exactly where my brain went, mostly because of
a ride I have planned for next week where I expect to see a few grizzly...
Posted in thread: Bud's chain cleaning thread on 05-07-2013 at 11:52 PM
There is some issue with Simple Green....but I can't recall. There is a type of Simple Green
meant for use on aircraft or something that doesn't cause the problem that I can't recall. I
don't think I ...
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