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    Yesterday, 02:30 PM
    I've had Hitchinson tires blow off the rim -- e.g. Hutchinson Pirhana at 70psi. I have no idea why I was running 70psi; I think that was within a...
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    10-14-2017, 07:45 AM
    I rode a set of the 43mm version of these tires for a bit. I think the 35mm might have felt nicer -- probably lighter. - The volume was nice and the...
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    10-13-2017, 10:35 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Tire loan library in Bikes & Equipment
    They felt much better at the recommended-for-me 45/50psi this AM -- and felt quicker too, whatever they may claim about lower pressure being just as...
    9 replies | 505 view(s)
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    10-13-2017, 10:46 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Ultegra chain pin in Bikes & Equipment
    So what's the advantage to a Shimano chain. I have always wanted a quick link, so I have never actually used one. But there must be some reason why...
    14 replies | 339 view(s)
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    10-13-2017, 08:16 AM
    Riding down to the gate from MacAurthur -- and back up -- is a great hill.
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    10-12-2017, 09:35 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Tire loan library in Bikes & Equipment
    Oh, that's easy; I just stand up and rock the bars a bit and then listen for the rotor rubbing :-) But, yes, I decided on the way home that these...
    9 replies | 505 view(s)
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    10-12-2017, 05:16 PM
    I wonder what percentage of cyclists pay the admission vs just entering the park via C&O (MD) or CCT/Difficult Run trail (VA).
    15 replies | 517 view(s)
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    10-12-2017, 04:57 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Tire loan library in Bikes & Equipment
    Good eye; that's exactly what it is! :-)
    9 replies | 505 view(s)
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    10-12-2017, 02:21 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Tire loan library in Bikes & Equipment
    Quick review of the 700x38c Compass Barlow Pass: - measure 37.5mm on 19mm internal-width rims (Kinlin XR31) - very easy to mount and seat tubeless....
    9 replies | 505 view(s)
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    10-11-2017, 10:08 PM
    Ooh, I want to try to make this one. Dickie, I haven't seen you in forever; I miss you! (-- and am sad you're leaving)
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    10-11-2017, 01:36 PM
    Ha, that's pretty good :) Ok, well, I'll grant that (very) few of those were full stops, but I'd also maintain that those are not "yields". And...
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    10-10-2017, 06:47 PM
    I take issue with the suggestion that bikes and cars treat stop signs the same now. If there are some studies that show that most cars do not stop at...
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    10-10-2017, 11:28 AM
    hozn replied to a thread My Morning Commute in Commuters
    Yeah, I also just make sure coast is clear and yield to any drivers already there, as one should. I guess that meant close enough to a stop to not...
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    10-10-2017, 11:12 AM
    This is not my experience. --I have been ticketed for slow rolling a stop sign. While I agree that cars don't always stop completely, slowing down to...
    43 replies | 1681 view(s)
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    10-09-2017, 09:41 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Croatan Buck Fifty in Events
    This year I was considering doing the DK200, but might not be dedicated enough to the idea to enter the lottery. Will consider the Croatan, though...
    9 replies | 552 view(s)
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    10-06-2017, 10:33 PM
    90% sounds about right to me. Probably higher. Every now and then there is someone that completely stops and puts a foot down at the stop sign even...
    43 replies | 1681 view(s)
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    10-06-2017, 05:26 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    That is fair. I have talked to most of them and they just explained that they liked having e-assist to make the commute easier or wanted to go...
    713 replies | 64615 view(s)
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    10-05-2017, 02:33 PM
    Yeah, I use Tesa 4289 (bought on ebay), since it is the same tape as Stans but a fraction of the cost. I've considered using the blue 3M too, though...
    16 replies | 482 view(s)
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    10-05-2017, 11:30 AM
    2 layers of stans yellow tape (or similar blue tape like that used by Velocity) is enough for road pressures. 1 layer is enough for MTB/Cross. ...
    16 replies | 482 view(s)
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    10-05-2017, 09:54 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Yeah, of the ebikes I see on my commute, zero are driven by parents with children or the physically challenged. Most were running at 25-30mph down...
    713 replies | 64615 view(s)
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    10-05-2017, 09:49 AM
    Or maybe? http://road.cc/content/tech-news/230169-milkit-booster-aims-make-tubeless-tyre-inflation-easy-just-launched Honestly, I have a...
    16 replies | 482 view(s)
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    10-05-2017, 09:46 AM
    I've been saying recently that I see no point in paying a premium for tubeless valve stems, but I just learned the other day that there is a...
    16 replies | 482 view(s)
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    10-04-2017, 04:59 PM
    My solution to removable cores is to put red loctite on them :-). Otherwise forget using a thread-on Lezyne pump head. (Honestly, I have never...
    16 replies | 482 view(s)
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    10-02-2017, 09:20 PM
    Perhaps it was over tensioned; DS tensions are significantly higher than NDS on a rear wheel. I'm scratching WTB i19/i21/i25 rims off my list of...
    20 replies | 905 view(s)
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    10-02-2017, 02:24 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I guess the first question is whether the NVRPA treat the W&OD as a transit corridor. My understanding was that to them this is a recreational park...
    713 replies | 64615 view(s)
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    10-02-2017, 10:46 AM
    I'm also not a physicist, so my response was probably a bit too confident. In thinking about this with Anomad's experience and Vicegrip's reasoning,...
    20 replies | 905 view(s)
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    10-02-2017, 10:17 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I imagine we wouldn't be having this debate at all if we had an over-abundance of trail resources. I think every group here is just looking out for...
    713 replies | 64615 view(s)
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    10-02-2017, 09:56 AM
    I'm a little surprised that a WTB i19 rim is failing. One thing that makes sense for the next wheelset is to use nipple washers. I always use them...
    20 replies | 905 view(s)
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    10-02-2017, 08:27 AM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I suspect you're not alone in that. It sounds like Mr. SolarBikeCar / aka Ed Myers of Sterling (as is openly attributed on his website) has a bit of...
    713 replies | 64615 view(s)
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    10-01-2017, 06:55 PM
    hozn replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Blocking SolarBikeCar's messages from showing up has been one of the best online decisions I have ever made. (Thanks for the tip, dkel.)
    713 replies | 64615 view(s)
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