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12-04-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 463
Posted By alcjphil

When I was still using toe clips and straps with...

When I was still using toe clips and straps with cleated shoes I had no problem with foot retention but in order to be most efficient the strap had to be tight enough that it would be uncomfortable...
12-03-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 463
Posted By Litespud

After ~20 years of toestraps, clipless was a...

After ~20 years of toestraps, clipless was a revelation. I think it was the most significant* technological advance affecting how I cycle in ~45 years of riding. It fundamentally changed how I...
11-29-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,545
Posted By caloso

A block.

A block.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,127
Posted By TiHabanero

Discipline your children

It ain't my job to ensure your children properly behave themselves in my store. There is no possible excuse for you when I am the one stepping up to the plate and telling your child to get off that...
11-19-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,484
Posted By Maelochs

Forget all that. Get a hand-held propane...

Forget all that. Get a hand-held propane blowtorch and just burn off the accumulated grease.
11-18-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,798
Posted By pdlamb

You'd think I would have noticed the square taper...

You'd think I would have noticed the square taper wear and play in more than 60,000 miles, but I haven't.
11-13-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,820
Posted By Maelochs

Interesting. I have been car-free for much of my...

Interesting. I have been car-free for much of my adult life (no longer am---cars are great every now and then) so I have ridden in every miserable situation--sore, tired, 19 days in a row, the worst...
11-03-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,819
Posted By joeruge

Funny!

Most of you folks are planning what you can do to while away the hours when the snow falls. This Summer was so hot here in southern Arizona that if you weren't out the door riding by 6AM you'd be...
10-19-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Rolla

Once a component has reached voting age, I'm...

Once a component has reached voting age, I'm pretty satisfied with its lifespan.
10-17-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By RadDog

I weight train and ride a bike....never at the...

I weight train and ride a bike....never at the same time.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,116
Posted By DeadGrandpa

Titanium bikes cost a lot. That's how you know.

Titanium bikes cost a lot. That's how you know.
10-12-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,033
Posted By bargo68

cheap: tires spendy: wheelset and tires

cheap: tires
spendy: wheelset and tires
10-12-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,033
Posted By DorkDisk

Well-built wheels

Well-built wheels
10-10-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,032
Posted By tomato coupe

None of the above?

None of the above?
10-06-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,122
Posted By Koyote

I spend most of my money on bikes and beer, and...

I spend most of my money on bikes and beer, and then I squander the rest.
08-19-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,474
Posted By mstateglfr

So far this forum has largely managed to stay...

So far this forum has largely managed to stay away from the overdone Karen label that has taken over social media. Please do your best to keep it that way.
08-18-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By indyfabz

Other than the amount of nutrition and fluids,...

Other than the amount of nutrition and fluids, what I take on day rides does not vary. Multi-day tours are a different matter. For those times, my load is dictated primarily by potential weather and...
08-04-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,849
Posted By hillyman

Looks ready for next Mad Max movie

Looks ready for next Mad Max movie
07-10-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,128
Posted By indyfabz

I am not pasty and I am happy about that. And...

I am not pasty and I am happy about that. And it's wonderful to be part of a diverse cycling community. Get it now? Or are you trying to start an argument from behind a keyboard. If so, take your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By DrIsotope

This was not presented in the correct Bike Forums...

This was not presented in the correct Bike Forums Format. Just riding along? No, no no. You were slamdancing on the pedals, just about to drope the hamer, when the force of your massive guads blew...
07-02-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,048
Posted By prj71

Anyone receiving bad/counterfeit bike parts from...

Anyone receiving bad/counterfeit bike parts from Amazon...That's on you for not paying attention.
06-06-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,591
Posted By CCND1

Eliminates a couple of brands from my list. My...

Eliminates a couple of brands from my list. My decision was just made easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,479
Posted By indyfabz

Part of his sentence should be at least a...

Part of his sentence should be at least a temporary ban from that trail, and make him pick up trash along it on the weekends, when hed rather be out riding. Others could ride by and wave to him.
06-02-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,301
Posted By hillyman

I've said many times we should all learn to work...

I've said many times we should all learn to work on our own bikes. I now wish to retract that statement.
04-22-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,664
Posted By indyfabz

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My new Showers Pass jacket arrived last week.
04-15-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,205
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe they are taking cheap bikes and fitting...

Maybe they are taking cheap bikes and fitting them with shiny bars that cant possibly be aluminum. Probably ti. That would justify inflated prices.
04-14-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By rosefarts

Are you asking if a mid level race bike is faster...

Are you asking if a mid level race bike is faster than a hybrid on the road?

Yes.

With 2 flat tires? Still yes.

What if it were a race bike from 1975? Yes
1950? Yes

What if..? Yes.
03-17-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,490
Posted By bruce19

Here are my three....Colnago World Cup CX, Guru...

Here are my three....Colnago World Cup CX, Guru Sidero (steel) and CAAD12.

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08-29-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By JonathanGennick

Having the brands owned differently in Canada...

Having the brands owned differently in Canada versus the rest of the world seems an odd thing.
04-30-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,034
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Last year, I was riding on a rural road following...

Last year, I was riding on a rural road following a friend when I saw him get dive bombed by a redwing blackbird. The bird veered off, and I was having a good laugh, when suddenly, I felt a sharp rap...
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