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10-13-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 750,342
Posted By Gravel Rider

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19 miles this evening.
10-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,730
Posted By mstateglfr

Its like obscenity- hard to define, but you know...

Its like obscenity- hard to define, but you know it when you see it. Just look in a mirror.
10-01-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,748
Posted By fooferdoggie

I commute and I live in Portland I would loose...

I commute and I live in Portland I would loose months of riding. wife and i have ridden 40 miles on our tandem in the rain.
09-29-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,677
Posted By base2

I am a Shop Coordinator at a co-op. It seems I am...

I am a Shop Coordinator at a co-op. It seems I am also the lead mechanic. I am also employed as a mechanic at a for profit shop down the street. To the concerns of competition between shops: There is...
09-18-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,311
Posted By shelbyfv

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to...

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to pee.
09-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,101
Posted By WhyFi

Most people learn what tradeoffs they're...

Most people learn what tradeoffs they're comfortable with through experience. If someone has being doing things a certain way for a long time, it must work for them, so you just have to accept that...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,518
Posted By clasher

Got to ride a centenary 200k yesterday! Pretty...

Got to ride a centenary 200k yesterday! Pretty awesome turnout for our rides, we had 24 starters and only one DNF. The route had some gravel and a headwind for the last 100km that was gusty, ~50km/h...
09-04-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,378
Posted By grizzly59

1) Chafing in your crotch 2) Butt comfort ...

1) Chafing in your crotch
2) Butt comfort
3) Keeping cool
4) Managing sweat

That's all I care about. Better cycling clothing usually does those things better.
09-02-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By shelbyfv

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Replies: 88
Views: 8,518
Posted By MetinUz

It sounds so much more civilized done over 3...

It sounds so much more civilized done over 3 days. The time limit was 50 hours back when we did the ride, so lots of night riding was required. That "scramble over the creek bed" took us a long time....
08-25-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,188
Posted By mstateglfr

Perhaps that otherwise beautiful young woman who...

Perhaps that otherwise beautiful young woman who has everything in the world going for her has something drawn on her body because she doesnt make choices on how she presents herself to the world...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,762
Posted By Bah Humbug

[citation needed]

[citation needed]
07-28-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,924
Posted By terrymorse

It's common to be a little dehydrated first thing...

It's common to be a little dehydrated first thing in the morning. That might explain the relative sluggishness when you ride early.

Try weighing yourself at bed time and after you first get up....
Forum: Foo
07-01-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,241
Posted By RubeRad

Truly, some programmers are better than others....

Truly, some programmers are better than others. Some understand that Code is Poetry.
Others are so good at programming, they can write FORTRAN in any language.
05-07-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 26,451
Posted By caloso

It's important to keep in mind that normal person...

It's important to keep in mind that normal person skinny is bike racer fat.
05-06-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 26,451
Posted By Eric F

Accurate. Fast is fun. More fast is more fun.

Accurate. Fast is fun. More fast is more fun.
04-30-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,090
Posted By MoAlpha

As pointed out above, itís not electrolytes, nor...

As pointed out above, itís not electrolytes, nor is it water. The leading theory is overactivity of the 1a afferent system, which mediates the muscle stretch reflex, and concomitant down-regulation...
04-28-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,090
Posted By aplcr0331

Camps are basically voodoo witchcraft...

Camps are basically voodoo witchcraft anyway...which is why there's so many "cures" out there.

Some research, if you're so inclined.

Exercised-Associated Muscle Cramps = EAMC

Hydration...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,289
Posted By Eric F

Updates: Black wheel decals (might try dark...

Updates:
Black wheel decals (might try dark blue)
Pro Stealth Evo bar/stem
Trimmed steerer
LizardSkins tape (it took me a bit to embrace the black tape look)
Zefal bottle cages (most minimal...
04-10-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,136
Posted By nomadmax

All bikes perform the same hanging upside down in...

All bikes perform the same hanging upside down in the garage; which is exactly where most "bikes" like that end up in pretty short order. It's the chicken or the egg thing, do they wind up unused...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,899
Posted By BobbyG

I started using a cycling rain cape a few years...

I started using a cycling rain cape a few years ago. I made 2 out of ponchos. At some point I will buy one, but I am not commuting at the moment.

Cycling rain capes drape over your hands on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,289
Posted By seypat

Hot!

Hot!
02-05-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,625
Posted By 05 fuji

Life is short Buy the bike

Life is short
Buy the bike
01-10-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,122
Posted By thook

dude....sounds like your frame is......

dude....sounds like your frame is... toast...hahaha:rolleyes:

but, frankly.....i think your frame just needs s'more paint.....hohohoho

it'll be one smokin' build....<<<buh doomp....pshhh>>>
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,289
Posted By robbyville

Two incredibly hot Somaís in a row

Two incredibly hot Somaís in a row
12-19-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,815
Posted By wphamilton

Sometimes he is, sometimes not. Either way it...

Sometimes he is, sometimes not. Either way it doesn't matter, because you're not competing with him - you're competing against a goal which you set arbitrarily.

I do get your attitude. It could...
Forum: Touring
12-19-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,858
Posted By djb

Wearing a knapsack is the last thing i want to do...

Wearing a knapsack is the last thing i want to do riding a bike, but in a riding situation offroad where panniers just are gong to be a liability, i guess I'd have to, but don't do trips like this,...
12-03-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,085
Posted By RobbieTunes

Grandparents special.

Grandparents special.
11-22-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,011
Posted By sarhog

The astute observer will see that I’m using a...

The astute observer will see that I’m using a cutting board clamped by my bike maintenance stand. :winter:

...
Forum: Foo
08-11-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,388
Posted By billridesbikes

‘Ken’ never took off as the equivalent of...

‘Ken’ never took off as the equivalent of ‘Karen’, because an angry entitled middle aged white man acting out in public is more or less the norm.
Forum: Foo
01-27-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,303
Posted By c0urt

if my hair is long enough to comb, it is time for...

if my hair is long enough to comb, it is time for a hair cut,
01-23-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,181
Posted By seydisehir

I love bikes

ı love ride
12-04-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 16,155
Posted By jon c.

There is no doubt this occurs, but it is nothing...

There is no doubt this occurs, but it is nothing new. Social mores require some degree of self censorship. What is considered socially appropriate changes over time, but there are always...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,308
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Personal opinion; I always thought these...

Personal opinion; I always thought these generational segmentations were pretty much garbage media and marketing ploys.
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