I am afraid you are a victim of your own success.
I frequently receive the following message.
The server is too busy at the moment. Please try again later.
Bikeforums is just too good to handle the traffic.
Unique Vintage Steel
There has been a fair bit if disussion about this message. The latest word is they are working hard to get rid of it. Having just gone through TdF season I suspect there was a decent spike in traffic. Yeah, it's annoying to get, but it beats the alternative of no BFs! (shudders at the memory of those days when we were down for a couple days!)