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07-26-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,079
Posted By 3speed

^ *shrug* Could mean a bike shop. A bike shop is...

^ *shrug* Could mean a bike shop. A bike shop is a store...
07-26-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,079
Posted By base2

Disc brakes also take some time to "bed in." So...

Disc brakes also take some time to "bed in." So they tend to feel like garbage at the beginning of the very first ride. Then they get progressively better over the next ride or 3 depending on duty...
07-20-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,186
Posted By seamuis

In scenarios like this, just lightly engage the...

In scenarios like this, just lightly engage the brake to shed the built up moisture and heat the rim up. Literally only takes a few seconds at best and then you’re good to go. No fancy pads...
07-18-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,142
Posted By jeffreythree

Heat just changes how and when I ride, not if I...

Heat just changes how and when I ride, not if I ride. I also reduce my effort on heat advisory day.
07-15-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By BigAura

Calorie calculators are bogus as far as accurate...

Calorie calculators are bogus as far as accurate calorie measurement for virtually everyone. Too many factors for a real number to materialize. They can help you understand relative adjustments. So...
07-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I don’t worry about it there are too many...

I don’t worry about it there are too many factors. Charts say 700-800 an hour maybe pedaling a gravel grinder uphill. But then I coast downhill.
07-10-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,032
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not a big fan of the "rule of thumb" calorie...

I'm not a big fan of the "rule of thumb" calorie estimate, but that is by far the lowest per mile figure I've seen. Calorie burn is determined in large part by the weight of the rider and the effort...
07-07-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,864
Posted By bazil4696

My wife never learned as a child how to ride a...

My wife never learned as a child how to ride a bike, and since has had both knees replaced. I built her a nice bike and tried teaching her. Then I got adult training wheels but still she couldn't...
07-05-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,913
Posted By Lemond1985

Especially if they're going the wrong direction....

Especially if they're going the wrong direction. At most intersections, when driving, I do a final "Salmon Check" before pulling out to make a right turn, just to make sure there are no wrong way...
07-04-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,354
Posted By VegasTriker

I've been riding for years and never knew there...

I've been riding for years and never knew there was a "handed specific" cage. I looked it up and saw it was by Lezyne. Price is around $10...
07-03-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,835
Posted By Homebrew01

Racers shave as a courtesy to each other, so...

Racers shave as a courtesy to each other, so nobody has to look at hairy legs.
06-29-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,325
Posted By xroadcharlie

+1 Not only is a kickstand an essential...

+1
Not only is a kickstand an essential accessory to all my bikes, I'm questioning the validity of a single leg kickstand when the two leg ones are much more stable and make it easier to clean and...
06-29-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,325
Posted By wobrien

I have never understood the aversion to...

I have never understood the aversion to kickstands. with all of the expensive gadgets that people put on their bikes many still resist kickstands. Do they weigh too much??? Give me a break. A...
06-27-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,717
Posted By OldTryGuy

Meaningless without a photo. Second thought,...

Meaningless without a photo.

Second thought, NOT !!! :eek:
06-27-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,325
Posted By gringomojado

Get and use kickstands, don't be a "purist"...

Get and use kickstands, don't be a "purist" (snob)! Next you will be shaving (if you are male) your legs!
06-26-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,228
Posted By Iride01

No matter what you get, I'd recommend that it...

No matter what you get, I'd recommend that it have a physical cable to connect to your PC or Mac. Some seem to be going the way of a wireless connection to an app on your smartphone as the only...
06-20-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,210
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Blue, red, or black. Depends which I'm looking...

Blue, red, or black. Depends which I'm looking at.

My "flagship" bike, the Schwinn Volare, is the red one.
06-18-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,626
Posted By bogydave

Fishing with bike

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Using my bike to get to river to fish,
Russian...
06-15-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,675
Posted By caloso

Coffee. And it’s not a secret.

Coffee.

And it’s not a secret.
06-15-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,675
Posted By indyfabz

If I told you my secret then it would no longer...

If I told you my secret then it would no longer be a secret.
06-13-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,003
Posted By tiredhands

I'd say the Strada Biancas would be perfect. I'd...

I'd say the Strada Biancas would be perfect. I'd rather ride a tire that was suited for the majority of the route rather than gear up for the worst part and have the rest of the ride suffer. I rode a...
06-13-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By rayooo

I'd kept in reasonable physical shape starting in...

I'd kept in reasonable physical shape starting in my mid-20's, thankfully! ...with more than a few times over the years falling-off-the wagon for periods of time for various reasons.

One of the...
06-12-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,209
Posted By North Coast Joe

A pic

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Forgot about the rock garden back there!
04-08-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,140
Posted By squirtdad

Wow.....nice haul.....but it gets be thinking...

Wow.....nice haul.....but it gets be thinking does the bike shop not need these because they are duplicates or the got new stuff or do they don't use the classic tools or don't know how? I...
03-18-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,742
Posted By skilsaw

There is a reason they call it a "BEER...

There is a reason they call it a "BEER Belly"
07-09-09, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53,106
Views: 7,288,994
Posted By miamijim

U-Haul or a Home Depot truck.

U-Haul or a Home Depot truck.
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