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Posted in thread: Hill training on 06-03-2013 at 10:03 PM
Most of all, remember the reward: What goes up must come down.
Posted in thread: Hill training on 06-02-2013 at 08:27 PM
For the "mind of matter" part of climbing, on a long, tough ascent try setting interim goals,
like making it to the next telephone pole or fencepost or whatever.
Posted in thread: Got a trainer last night on 01-21-2013 at 01:18 AM
I've found using my iPad to watch movies helps a little to counter the boredom.Where do you put
the iPad? Do you have some kind of mount for it?
Posted in thread: Helmet-mounted mirror on 08-16-2012 at 10:33 PM
Does anyone here use--and like--a helmet-mounted rearview mirror?
Posted in thread: Cleaning sidewalls on 06-24-2012 at 11:12 PM
Update: WypAll cloth plus Simple Green is helping a lot. It takes more scrubbing than it would
with a heavy-duty solvent, but I would like to avoid using those on my tires.
Posted in thread: Repair or replace? on 06-24-2012 at 11:08 PM
I would replace a tire with a one-inch cut. You can make an emergency repair by reinforcing the
cut area so the tube doesn't bulge out--a dollar bill wrapped around the tube is the classic
Posted in thread: Cleaning sidewalls on 06-19-2012 at 06:22 PM
Our friends at Kimberly Clark make a product called "WypAll". They are hand cleaner towelettes
that work great on white bar tape and white wall tires. Removes chain tattoo like it was never
Posted in thread: Cleaning sidewalls on 06-18-2012 at 09:43 PM
Any recommendations for cleaning light-colored sidewalls? (Please, no lectures about how
righteous dudes let their bikes stay dirty.)