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05-05-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,941
Posted By MarcusT

I yelled at a cyclist, today.

I have complete respect for cyclists on the road as I am one, but when I see a behaviour that just puts everyone at risk, it's too much for me.
Road cyclist riding in the middle of the lane on a...
05-03-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7,752
Views: 2,698,226
Posted By Thessalos

Here is an English brand the ''Planet X'' and the...

Here is an English brand the ''Planet X'' and the model is Kaffenback II.
Chromoly steel frame and fork
1x10 groupset tiagra
Dt swiss p1800 sp line DB 32mm wheels
continental gator skin 28mm ...
04-23-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By texbiker

I'm 75 and ride each day. I shoot for 200+ miles...

I'm 75 and ride each day. I shoot for 200+ miles per week except for the winter months. My wife passed away in 2019 and biking is a good way to spend time. I do some charity rides but mostly ride...
04-20-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By Koyote

My best friend got me into cycling; at the time,...

My best friend got me into cycling; at the time, I was 39 yrs old and he was 62 yrs old. He'd been heavily into cycling in the 1970s, before it was very popular.

Seven years later, we both rode...
04-19-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By Reynolds

I thought "Mark Twain on a bike!" :)

I thought "Mark Twain on a bike!" :)
04-19-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By indyfabz

BITD I rode across the country unsupported with...

BITD I rode across the country unsupported with 12 other people. One participant turned 77 during the trip. He had been a member of the RCAF and had spent two years in a Nazi prison camp. When the...
04-19-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By Wildwood

Ray9 - I generally agree with everything in your...

Ray9 - I generally agree with everything in your post. Congrats on riding strong at 75. I'm only 71 in a couple of months.
Show us those bikes,.....that's what we want to see!

"... like I am...
04-19-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By rydabent

As I have posted before, this year I turn 84, and...

As I have posted before, this year I turn 84, and in warm weather I ride 20 to 35 miles every other day. I have never been a speed demon, and prefer to check out the sights from the up right seat of...
04-19-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By Ray9

75 and still cycling.

It is cold here in New England and cycling after winter is unpleasant, uncomfortable, and painful. Why do I keep doing it? I made the decision to buy three very expensive bicycles over the years...
04-08-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,488
Posted By cxwrench

Duct tape that stuff to your back.

Duct tape that stuff to your back.
04-08-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,488
Posted By wolfchild

I am a big believer in being self-sufficient... I...

I am a big believer in being self-sufficient... I think it is foolish, selfish and irresponsible for a cyclists to go out riding and not carry a basic repair kit with them. I would not associate...
04-08-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,488
Posted By mstateglfr

Last year there was a thread and someone posted...

Last year there was a thread and someone posted about how instead of just carrying a spare tube, they will call someone and make them drive 40min so they can be picked up.
That seems a bit extreme...
03-04-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,370
Posted By Hypno Toad

My lumber jack shirt in it's natural environment...

My lumber jack shirt in it's natural environment (Gunflint Trail near the Minnesota-Canada boarder). I think this was an REI brand ... not sure ... but the cool thing is that it's a bike focused...
03-03-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,370
Posted By Kabuki12

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From Eroica California 2017. It was 37 degrees f....
02-03-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 858
Posted By skidder

I live in Southern California. I never stopped...

I live in Southern California. I never stopped riding for the winter. ;):D
01-31-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,447
Posted By makshima

Just so you know, the protection circuit on...

Just so you know, the protection circuit on Li-Ion batteries serves a couple of purposes. The main reason is to prevent the cell from discharging below a certain voltage. Certain chemistries of...
01-19-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,447
Posted By 2_i

I only use unprotected ones. Those with...

I only use unprotected ones. Those with protection will often fail to fit into spaces, so are in practice less versatile. The typical protection acts as a fuse against high current. Sometimes there...
10-24-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By AlmostTrick

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10-24-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By GlennR

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0761/2225/produc...

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10-19-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,337
Posted By KenCT

From their refund policy: "If your return is...

From their refund policy: "If your return is accepted, we’ll send you instructions on how and where to send your package to our International Distribution Centre in China. "

Good luck with that...
07-14-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,797
Posted By Toadmeister

I would recommend not being concerned with speed....

I would recommend not being concerned with speed. Instead focus on comfort and time outdoors enjoying your ride.

in time you’ll want to do more, further, longer, and faster.
07-07-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,205
Posted By shelbyfv

Given your multitude of posts related to your...

Given your multitude of posts related to your lower body, it's clearly an area of exceptional interest for you. I suggest you go full Brazilian. You know that's what you want. No pics,...
06-30-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,334
Posted By wolfchild

I have always preferred platform pedals because...

I have always preferred platform pedals because it allows me to wear any type of shoes or boots I want. Platform pedals with lots of pins are very secure and have a good grip. I have ridden centuries...
06-30-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,334
Posted By subgrade

What's so bad about it? I've done a century and...

What's so bad about it? I've done a century and several rides over 60 miles (3 this year so far, the latest one was 90 miles, half of it gravel/fire road/single track/beach) on a hybrid in either...
06-22-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,646
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Pump. I'm not in so much of a hurry. With...

Pump. I'm not in so much of a hurry.

With CO2, what happens when you have to re-inflate if the tyre may not seat properly, or you get another flat? How many cartridges would I need to carry? Two,...
06-16-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,102
Posted By Koyote

You know what's really useless? Broccoli. I hate...

You know what's really useless? Broccoli. I hate it.
05-30-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,852
Posted By elcyc

Yeah ... it's like reading the NY Times, watching...

Yeah ... it's like reading the NY Times, watching CNN or even getting your news from "highly reputable" resources like NPR or the BBC... all are far from ideal. Knowing how and when to trust these...
05-01-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,322
Posted By Phil_gretz

Absolutely not, as well. I don't ride "on...

Absolutely not, as well. I don't ride "on paths" so, any rider I pass will be going in my direction, and we'll likely chat for a moment and then I'll pull away. Risks? Zero. More likely, I'll...
04-30-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,322
Posted By GlennR

Two days ago I saw some recreational riders ride...

Two days ago I saw some recreational riders ride past my house wearing masks and no helmets.

So they made a decision that the odds of crashing and hitting their head was less than catching...
04-30-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,322
Posted By DrIsotope

I see an occasional rider in a mask-- more power...

I see an occasional rider in a mask-- more power to 'em. I won't do it. Too hot, too restrictive of breathing. Then the whole thing about the negative effects of re-breathing your own breath.

I...
04-30-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,322
Posted By tkamd73

No, and never will, when cycling anyway. Tim

No, and never will, when cycling anyway.
Tim
04-30-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,322
Posted By brewerkz

not needed

not needed
04-21-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,958
Posted By hillyman

Throw away the speedometer. Life is not a race...

Throw away the speedometer. Life is not a race unless your in a race. Just enjoy the ride
04-07-20, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By markjenn

Just my $0.02, but I think the pendulum of...

Just my $0.02, but I think the pendulum of worrying about getting CV has swung from way too optimistic (you only get it if someone directly sneezes or coughs on you) to way too pessimistic (you can...
03-30-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,139
Posted By Biker395

This was my statement. "I guess what I am...

This was my statement.

"I guess what I am saying is that staying 10M away from people now is not going to make up for being within 1 foot of them in a crowded restaurant two weeks ago."

In...
03-30-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,139
Posted By rumrunn6

we had a family gathering 15-20 ppl for my Mom's...

we had a family gathering 15-20 ppl for my Mom's 90th B-day 3/7/20. so far so good (no one sick). I thought we should have canceled it, but no one was on board with that. if it were now, we'd have...
02-04-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,451
Posted By RH Clark

Transformation.

Some of ya'll know my weight loss story but mostly I want to thank Cycling for helping me transform. I'm still working hard to become a real cyclist but I've come a long way. My first bike ride,I...
12-01-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,500
Posted By dim

juice of 1 orange juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon...

juice of 1 orange
juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon of salt (rock salt of Himalayan salt)
2-3 tablespoons of Canadian maple syrup
1/2-3/4 cup of coconut water

this is very good
11-25-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,500
Posted By HerrKaLeun

+1 Animals and ancient humans eating whole...

+1

Animals and ancient humans eating whole foods didn't have a problem performing well.
11-16-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,010
Posted By bpcyclist

I'm just happy to have a heat rate, to be honest.

I'm just happy to have a heat rate, to be honest.
10-21-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 632,491
Posted By badger1

I hear you! I'm 68, and dealing with lots of...

I hear you! I'm 68, and dealing with lots of issues -- comes with the territory; my pace is my pace, and my preferred gearing pays no attention to considerations other than ... my abilities: a 40, or...
09-30-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7,752
Views: 2,698,226
Posted By Meech33

Here's my Specialized Sirrus Limited..... ...

Here's my Specialized Sirrus Limited.....
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06-05-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,888
Posted By EaOutlaw1969

Sorry guys I am not 50 yet July 12th will be the...

Sorry guys I am not 50 yet July 12th will be the big day for me, I have a bad back and neck, stents, and lots of hardware in my neck and back from surgeries on top of this I have type 2 diabetes...
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