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Old 2017-10-11, 11:03 AM   #33
sacherjj
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I was unpacking a storage unit this weekend and brought the uni for a little practice. I was shooting off for 2-3 cranks worth. I'm still having issues with my left knee. I started riding bikes, years ago, to help with knee problems.

I also got out the RANS Rocket I rode across the country in 2002, that has been unridden in 10 years. Rode it 1/4 mile before the ragged old front tire blew out (which looked like it was going to happen, so I kept it slow.) I replaced the front tire and rode that a little on Monday night.

If you want to see a bike setup that gets as strange of looks and comments as a uni, check this out: http://www.joesacher.com/blog/2002/05/19/day-0/

My left knee has been bugging me and I've been working on strengthening it. I think some miles on the bike will help. I had set aside last night for some uni near the rail, but it never stopped raining.

So not a lot of progress this week, so far.

I'll be swapping the rear derailleur, both shifters, chain and cassette tonight (this bike took a beating on my ~3400 mile trek fully loaded across the US). And if the weather holds will spend some time on the 20. I think slow riding will help work out the inflamed knee that I'm getting from the uni. And many of the cyclists out there that pass me will tell you, I'm good at slow riding.

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