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04-06-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By Joearch

Good Samaritan

Out for a ride this morning and 5 miles into the ride my rear tire went flat. Pulled off to the side of the Ballona Channel bike path and got started on the repair. I had the rear wheel off and had...
03-06-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By skidder

There were good intentions in building a bike...

There were good intentions in building a bike lane on the bridge, but why would anyone working in that area want to ride up-and-over using the bridge, much less through the neighborhoods at either...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By pdlamb

I verbally greet all the crossing guards when I...

I verbally greet all the crossing guards when I commute in the morning. It still surprises me how cheerful and eager to talk back most of them are, even in the rain!
02-14-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By badger1

As you like it.:) General Cycling is...

As you like it.:)

General Cycling is delightful come springtime, as nesting season ramps up. Long-time thread watchers know that the Waving Thread is an early arrival -- but a reassuring one,...
02-07-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Did My Good Deed for the Day

I stopped at a park today to refill my bottles. I did pull out an allen wrench to turn my saddle tilt down a hair. Only a 16th of a turn, not even if I should but just to see if it would be even...
02-01-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By ChrisAlbertson

Posts are confirming what I suspected. I'll...

Posts are confirming what I suspected. I'll wait until there is a group to ride with to go there.

I'm lucky to live in Redondo Beach. I can ride south to Palos Verdes which is an ideal place...
01-19-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By yourrealdad

Thanks for sharing this post. Would you mind...

Thanks for sharing this post. Would you mind sharing what exercises you have done? If you are not comfortable sharing here, could you PM me?
I have found that often times just doing some PT or...
01-19-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Phil_gretz

Thank you for posting. I get so tired of...

Thank you for posting. I get so tired of well-meaning folks who advise that numbness/tingling sufferers try padding or gloves or somesuch, when the issue is most likely due to nerve impingement...
01-15-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,134
Posted By GlennR

My dad passed at 53, so i'm already ahead of the...

My dad passed at 53, so i'm already ahead of the game.
01-04-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,620
Posted By 79pmooney

I am riding more carefully but COVID is only part...

I am riding more carefully but COVID is only part of it. Aging also. Routine crashes hurt more, now and after. I re-injure old injuries. Bone break that wouldn't have 20 years ago.

The COVID...
12-31-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By Machka

My prediction is a massive spike in early January...

My prediction is a massive spike in early January when all the testing comes in from the Christmas foolishness in the US.

It's already starting.
12-30-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,620
Posted By Biker395

Being more cautious, and considering: 1. ...

Being more cautious, and considering:

1. Avoiding riding.
2. Wearing a mask everywhere ... even in situations where it wasn't previously required (because of the more contagious variant now in...
12-27-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,857
Posted By downtube42

I go by airspeed. When my face starts flapping, I...

I go by airspeed. When my face starts flapping, I touch the brakes. In my current configuration, that's the low 40's.
12-19-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Maybe the basic protocols to slow covid is...

Maybe the basic protocols to slow covid is curtailing other ailments? I missed a few minor colds I usually get. Beer consumption has increased 25% in my area :lol: that will be another study.
11-17-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By sced

I'm a big fan spd pedals and MTB shoes. I find it...

I'm a big fan spd pedals and MTB shoes. I find it very convenient to be able to walk around and clipping in/out is rarely a problem.
06-06-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,509
Posted By tigat

Look what my new bike can do

Long story, but last week I finally picked up the rebuilt Bandit, the one-hand adapted bike that Trek made for me, on the latest version Domane SLR frame. In a word, the new Bandit is awesome -...
05-23-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,370
Posted By jackb

I've been an REI Co-op member since 1972. I've...

I've been an REI Co-op member since 1972. I've bought lots of gear from them over the years and have been satisfied. They don't make the gear, they just sell it. But they have a first-rate return...
05-17-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By DMC707

Btw - I cannot blame this event on being shut in...

Btw - I cannot blame this event on being shut in or staying at home and eating weird food. I'm considered an essential worker

I had gotten accustomed to weighing myself every day and this was a...
05-16-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,250
Posted By Mad Honk

It is still an acceptable practice to add weights...

It is still an acceptable practice to add weights to the spokes of motorcycle wheels to balance them. I have experienced the problems with this effect on long down hills and coming down the mountain...
04-30-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,894
Posted By pbass

I wear a bandana and only pull it up if I get...

I wear a bandana and only pull it up if I get close to anyone, or anyone w/o a mask passes me and I'm in their slipstream. I'm seeing about 30/70 percent riders with/without face coverings where I...
04-26-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,472
Posted By MeadMan2

My two outdoor passions are alpine skiing &...

My two outdoor passions are alpine skiing & biking. My wife & I meet skiing & while she rode a bike before & after we married, it wasn't until we got a tandem that she really came to love biking. ...
04-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,740
Posted By tyrion

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist....

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist. Beginners should start with a single chainring, then after a few years move up to a double chainring, then after decades of experience move up to a...
04-11-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By rumrunn6

no official wants to dig mass graves like they...

no official wants to dig mass graves like they are in NY
03-28-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By ChrisAlbertson

I live in Redondo Beach. They closed all of the...

I live in Redondo Beach. They closed all of the beach bike paths yesterday. What I am afraid of is that the many casual bike riders will be forced onto the streets and these rides are not up to...
03-15-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,054
Posted By Biker395

I had the same reaction. I didn't hear the...

I had the same reaction. I didn't hear the speech, but someone that did said that although he used the word "isolate," what he really was referring to was more in the order of a quarantine. That...
03-13-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,582
Posted By CAT7RDR

I am strongly considering taking my MTB out for a...

I am strongly considering taking my MTB out for a spell today on the local roads. Done it before. Problem is I hate having to do a thorough cleaning afterwards. The bike, clothes, towels and me. An...
03-11-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,394
Posted By jimincalif

I wouldn't call it rage riding for me, but it is...

I wouldn't call it rage riding for me, but it is mind clearing. Works for me with both riding and sailing, I can get my head totally into it, and temporarily let go of all the other stuff that's...
03-02-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,090
Posted By wgscott

If you are walking down the street and I take a...

If you are walking down the street and I take a photo of you and post it on the internet, unambiguously labeling you as a "thief", I will have set myself up for a libel lawsuit unless I have...
02-24-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,454
Posted By Biker395

Funny you would ask! Last week, I got the neck...

Funny you would ask! Last week, I got the neck brace off (whew), and was cut loose by the spine doc.

Just today, I saw the orthopedist, and I no longer have to wear the wrist brace on the left...
02-23-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,055
Posted By Fredo_Adagio

I've been trying to talk my wife into the area...

I've been trying to talk my wife into the area around Loutraki in Greece. There is a great beach and mountains to either side, and the traffic isn't bad once you get out of town.
...
02-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,375
Posted By BobbyG

I bike commute.

I bike commute.
02-01-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,859
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Bingo! :thumb: This is my procedure even in the...

Bingo! :thumb: This is my procedure even in the car and a last look left and right as well.
01-29-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By thumpism

You're probably familiar with the Pleiades and...

You're probably familiar with the Pleiades and didn't know it.Where Did Subaru Get Its Name and Logo Design?https://thenewswheel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/old-logo1-solid.jpg...
01-29-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,650
Posted By JanMM

Good idea to look into worksman - they have a...

Good idea to look into worksman - they have a good reputation and your choices in factory-built bikes are very limited.
When you have time, go to the Clydesdales/Athenas sub forum here on BF.
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By Kedosto

Well, 2019 found my usual 6k-ish miles waaay...

Well, 2019 found my usual 6k-ish miles waaay down. Suffering a pulmonary embolism (PE) in July with a resulting left lower lobe infarct really knocked me for a loop. I managed to get some miles in...
12-29-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,262
Posted By Theycallmegio

Donít get dead

Donít get dead
12-23-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,907
Posted By zacster

I'm 64 and I'm not giving in. I did an FTP test...

I'm 64 and I'm not giving in. I did an FTP test the other day and I'm still over 200 watts, barely. I'm trying to get myself back in the 220 range.
Forum: Commuting
12-04-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,042
Posted By justsaymint

It happens so often I usually forget about it by...

It happens so often I usually forget about it by the time I get home
11-19-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By Unca_Sam

Why are you training these dogs to chase you??

Why are you training these dogs to chase you??
11-08-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 21,855
Posted By livedarklions

Cycle killer.

Cycle killer.
11-03-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By Jeremiesmith77

Super Clyde 5000 mile year goal... almost there!

I am very close to achieving a mileage goal I set for 2019 that seemed impossible to me at the time.

Iíve always enjoyed bicycles and had a decent Trek hybrid for many years but last summer...
Forum: Touring
09-22-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,188
Posted By stardognine

Ha, that's actually very true. 😁 Some folks...

Ha, that's actually very true. 😁 Some folks enjoy giving, and some enjoy taking. 😉 I was raised to be (or at least try to be) self-sufficient, so accepting help is hard, even if I really do need...
09-21-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,474
Posted By Cyclist753

Awesome! I was so happy when Greg LeMond got his...

Awesome! I was so happy when Greg LeMond got his first Tour! Don't forget Jacques Boyer was the first American professional to ride the 'big one'. Lastly, don't forget Major Taylor!!! It's amazing...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 42,507
Posted By Stadjer

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07-12-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,479
Posted By Kedosto

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone,...

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone, I wanna be gone too... regardless of the number.


-Kedosto
06-18-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,344
Posted By Beachgrad05

No, the Obama administration did not start the...

No, the Obama administration did not start the free phone thing. Much like the Affordable Care Act is NOT actually ObamaCare. Sigh.

http://www.snopes.com/fact-check/phone-home/


"The...
05-10-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By indyfabz

I guess I could strap the box holding her ashes...

I guess I could strap the box holding her ashes to my rear rack, but it's going to be quite wet here on Sunday.
Forum: Commuting
02-05-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 42,507
Posted By madpogue

Aren't there, like, 10 streets in Atlanta named...

Aren't there, like, 10 streets in Atlanta named Peachtree Something?
11-13-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 11,746
Posted By Mogens

Personally I'm more interested in howe e-bikes...

Personally I'm more interested in howe e-bikes might display car sales & usage. The more zero emission vehicles on the street the better.
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