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Posted in thread: Unequal Spoke Tensions ! on 10-23-2016 at 02:03 AM
I do believe you're using The Bicycle Wheel? Great book.Yep!
Posted in thread: fanny packs on 10-13-2016 at 11:34 AM
Need the extra carrying capacity on long rides especially when I don't wear pants with pockets.
Too much in jersey pockets pulls the jersey down in the back and up in front choking me.
Posted in thread: Tire Complications on 10-12-2016 at 12:31 PM
ha ha ha. i never checked my yearly numbers before and just realized i can on the national bike
challenge by hitting all on the right of the calendar. each year, my numbers have gone up a
little so i ...
Posted in thread: Recumbent trikes. on 10-12-2016 at 12:26 PM
I think you have to push yourself on these as well. You might want to consider an e-bike.
Posted in thread: Feedback Wanted - Jacket for Legs on 10-12-2016 at 12:22 PM
Looks a lot like "pants".
Posted in thread: Unequal Spoke Tensions ! on 10-07-2016 at 12:19 AM
What Q does works well. When in doubt follow directions. My intention was not to sound snobby
on the topic. Building a wheel is not so much difficult as it is a precise process. To clarify
what I mean...
Posted in thread: Unequal Spoke Tensions ! on 10-06-2016 at 01:05 PM
I dont delve into the math. Just followed the step by step on lacing and it goes pretty smooth.
I still use the book like a cookbook, have not memorized the procedure.
Posted in thread: Unequal Spoke Tensions ! on 10-06-2016 at 10:34 AM
I bought Jobst Brandts book and followed the directions. Its not that hard or mysterious to
build wheels. I wish I had a tensionometer but I don't. I check the tension by feel, and by the
sound the sp...
Posted in thread: Tire Complications on 10-06-2016 at 04:12 AM
I've heard they're good but I don't use a cell phone with the app. In fact, I don't even use a
cell phone. So for me the computer is the way to go. I just like to see the miles
accumulate.You don't ne...
Posted in thread: What's safe in terms of endurance. on 10-01-2016 at 07:16 PM
Pace yourself. Enjoy the ride. You got this!