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04-07-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,605
Posted By Kapusta

Um, no. Corporate taxes in the US remained...

Um, no. Corporate taxes in the US remained unchanged from 2008-2017, and then dropped drastically in 2018.

There are many reasons for inflation, taxes are not one of them.
04-07-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,624
Posted By JayKay3000

After watching the video I don't want a dutch...

After watching the video I don't want a dutch bike, I want their cycling infrastructure in more cities.
04-02-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By jethin

It depends. Are you carrying the weight of the...

It depends. Are you carrying the weight of the World on your shoulders?
03-27-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,119
Posted By juvela

----- one might say "it is a Trek which has...

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one might say "it is a Trek which has met its Waterloo"


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03-27-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,119
Posted By tiger1964

What have they done??? This is the bicycle...

What have they done???

This is the bicycle equivalent of those abused dogs they show in the commercials where they want you to donate $1.15 per week to help save them...
03-25-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,159
Posted By Hiro11

If I remember high school trigonometry, the...

If I remember high school trigonometry, the tangent of the angle of the grade is the percentage grade. For example, the tangent of 45 degrees is 1 (or 100%).
03-25-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,159
Posted By Wildwood

It's complicated ...

It's complicated
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/612x361/complicated_5f7ca28c0b0df43d1d2a43868cd8092b6297bdb8.jpg

Best follow what's known as Eddy's Rule,
modified for...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,355
Posted By jon c.

A zombie thread that brought back even older...

A zombie thread that brought back even older memories. I used to cross those tracks 45 years ago.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,355
Posted By grolby

There are a few places in greater Boston where...

There are a few places in greater Boston where train or trolley tracks cross the road at an angle. Cleveland Circle, for those who know the area, is especially egregious. So I cope with this sort of...
03-23-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,931
Posted By Barry2

I'll take a stab at explaining why you wont find...

I'll take a stab at explaining why you wont find a fix here at Bike Forums for this particular question.

When a bike takes an impact to the front, a few of things can happen, and the're all bad.
...
03-22-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,931
Posted By Koyote

Dude, we are helping you. Donít whine. Put...

Dude, we are helping you. Donít whine.

Put some photos on a third-party site and post a link. Or grow up, tell your dad that you crashed his bike, and the two of you can figure it out together....
03-19-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,489
Posted By datlas

Banging in a loose bar-end plug while riding. ...

Banging in a loose bar-end plug while riding.

Don't do it!
Forum: Commuting
03-11-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,485
Posted By sloppy12

I just ride a bike it has lights and a way to...

I just ride a bike it has lights and a way to carry stuff. I dont care what I look like.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,485
Posted By pdlamb

Go ahead a ride to work and back. That's what...

Go ahead a ride to work and back. That's what makes a bicycle commuter. You'll probably do just fine.

If you live where it rains, you might want to take a rain jacket. If you keep it up, make...
03-05-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,577
Posted By walnutz

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)
03-05-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,577
Posted By cb400bill

Okay

Okay
03-05-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,789
Posted By La Brea Bike

The adjusting only requires a sawzall, a welder,...

The adjusting only requires a sawzall, a welder, and a new drivetrain. You can get by with the paper thin rotors until a cross wind hits.
03-05-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,789
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Begasso has hit the local CL with a $200 ask: ...

Begasso has hit the local CL with a $200 ask:

https://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/d/tucson-new-road-bike/7285353016.html

Seller says you'll need to adjust some things. :lol:

EDIT for pic:...
03-05-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,789
Posted By La Brea Bike

No pics of the actual offending device, but here...

No pics of the actual offending device, but here is the Amazon ad. Check out what it did to the dude's left leg... High performance snow boot is also a nice touch...
...
02-23-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,239
Posted By Gresp15C

Oddly enough I'm a liberal, and I don't...

Oddly enough I'm a liberal, and I don't understand. ;)
02-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,684
Posted By mack_turtle

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-23-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,684
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Here you go: ...

Here you go:


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02-22-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By subgrade

I too would be wary of a stranger who stares me...

I too would be wary of a stranger who stares me in the eyes and smiles for no perceptible reason. Pretty much no one up here does that.
02-22-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By majmt

Well, it looks like people aren’t friendlier...

Well, it looks like people aren’t friendlier after all.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,401
Posted By Darth Lefty

Easy answer: yes change it Medium answer:...

Easy answer: yes change it

Medium answer: get a chain checker

Long answer: oh man are you even ready for how hard we can nerd out about this
02-13-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,657
Posted By bampilot06

When I first started I was out of work on...

When I first started I was out of work on disability money was tight. I started with walmart bikes and no one ever said anything to me. I rode the hell out of them but both broke around 500 miles. ...
02-13-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,657
Posted By vane171

When it comes to this forum, nobody knows what...

When it comes to this forum, nobody knows what iron I ride on, unless I post specifically about it. All that counts here is the insight you have into bicycling and mechanics of it generally.

On...
02-13-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,657
Posted By 101stairborne

I repair a lot of department store bikes for a...

I repair a lot of department store bikes for a group that provides bikes to people who need bikes for basic transportation.

it would be a good idea to get someone to help you check the wheel...
02-11-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,653
Posted By guy153

Especially new-fangled aluminium. But to my...

Especially new-fangled aluminium. But to my knowledge no plane made of cast iron has ever crashed.
01-13-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,016
Posted By Happy Feet

1948 Raleigh Sport ...

1948 Raleigh Sport

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48772598793_6b0b85a033_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hiSjpK)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48888666107_aa7236ebae_b.jpg...
01-13-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rat Daddy

What I've been told is a 1957 or58 Columbia. I...

What I've been told is a 1957 or58 Columbia. I just got it and since I already bought it I'm going all in on the rebuild and customizing. Paid way too much for it and a 1976 schwinn. About$150 too...
01-10-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By Kabuki12

That really is a great story. It is very...

That really is a great story. It is very rewarding to help someone out and this guy “gets it”. My mail carrier at my shop usually shows up about the time I am returning from my lunch ride. He noticed...
01-09-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,707
Posted By Leisesturm

Might I observe that 'only' around 800 plus-ish...

Might I observe that 'only' around 800 plus-ish cyclists were killed last year in any kind of collision with cars vs 40,000 plus-ish fatal car/car collisions. I have NEVER heard of a scofflaw cyclist...
01-08-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,707
Posted By rydabent

For every cyclist that doesnt stop for a stop...

For every cyclist that doesnt stop for a stop sign, there must be 10 million drivers that dont.

Most of the driving offender blow thru a right turn on red AFTER STOPPING.
01-08-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,707
Posted By redmandarin

There are certain states in the US that allow an...

There are certain states in the US that allow an "Idaho stop" for cyclists. I think its a happy medium for safety and efficiency.
01-05-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,702
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I have been riding since I was 7 years old. I...

I have been riding since I was 7 years old. I will be 65 this year...do the math. :innocent:
01-05-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By John_V

After you have one side of the tire mounted and...

After you have one side of the tire mounted and the tube in, as you start mounting the other side of the tire, push both sides that have been mounted toward the center of the wheel so that the wire...
12-30-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By skidder

Bicycle helmet and flat repair kit come to mind...

Bicycle helmet and flat repair kit come to mind as necessities. After that its whatever you want or need. Personally I like a rack of some kind (frame-mount or seatpost mount) with a bag to keep...
12-29-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,489
Posted By veganbikes

Wow you called me a "Richard", I was having some...

Wow you called me a "Richard", I was having some fun...lighten up. If I really wanted to attack him and be serious I would have said nasty remarks about him personally. However I didn't do that I...
12-29-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,489
Posted By veganbikes

I guess I should break a whole lot of news to...

I guess I should break a whole lot of news to you:

The Soviet Union has fallen and they first elected Boris Yeltsin as their leader and since have had one other leader, Vladimir Putin
Freddie...
12-28-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,865
Posted By rsbob

Yikes. What a terrible accident. I admire your...

Yikes. What a terrible accident. I admire your great attitude and applaud your rescuers. Heal quickly.
12-18-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,696
Posted By Koyote

Without veering off into a post that would be...

Without veering off into a post that would be left standing only in the Politics and Religion subforum, let's just say that the days of large-scale infrastructure programs in the US are likely over....
12-18-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,696
Posted By aplcr0331

No it won't help infrastructure at all. In fact,...

No it won't help infrastructure at all. In fact, it will probably harm it.

The "bike boom" is good for manufacturers, LBS's, and others-like all those people with bikes left in their garages for 4...
12-16-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Check out the 'Clydesdales/Athenas' subforum here...

Check out the 'Clydesdales/Athenas' subforum here - it's dedicated to bigger cyclists and the unique challenges they face.

I am also around 110kg and can confirm that you don't need anything...
12-15-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By reconnaissance

This passes the safety test. The quick release...

This passes the safety test. The quick release was at some point loose enough to slip and just scraped some paint. There is no gouging of metal thatíll need welding up. To the poster, slide the...
12-15-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By alo

Yes it is safe. It is sensible to go for some...

Yes it is safe. It is sensible to go for some shorter rides before rushing out to do a long one. If you do experience any problems, you will not be far from home.

This is likely to be caused by...
12-14-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By Bigbus

Jeez, some people need to take a chill pill!...

Jeez, some people need to take a chill pill! He/she could be a ten year old kid trying to learn about computers, bikes, and life and you guys are just....Well, I guess you guys are working on the...
12-14-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,319
Posted By mr_pedro

When I notice drafters, I just go about what I...

When I notice drafters, I just go about what I was out to do and behave more like in a group, will start to signal to the back any obstacles that are ahead and looking far ahead being careful with...
12-14-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,319
Posted By Maelochs

Ummmm ..... you are willing to address a crowd...

Ummmm ..... you are willing to address a crowd of random strangers now, when there is no way to change what has already happened .... but were not willing to address a single human being,...
12-12-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By dedhed

How many people over the decades these were in...

How many people over the decades these were in common use didn't die from them?
Like them? Use them. Yeah, will they work as well on a 40 mph downhill, of course not. Don't? Don't use them or take...
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