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Forum: Touring
05-23-22, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4,640
Views: 2,430,707
Posted By muse kidd

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Wild camping on Llangattock Escarpement - May 2022
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,739
Posted By Hondo Gravel

OUCH! I shouldn’t complain. I’m more irritated by...

OUCH! I shouldn’t complain. I’m more irritated by it being 101 degrees this early. It should be upper 80s but this weekend we are getting some Canadian air temperatures will be back to normal. Record...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,907
Posted By WhyFi

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount...

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount for the 510/515; works and looks much better than the rubber band thingie.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,907
Posted By str8jakett

Yeah, I can't say that I won't need this. I...

Yeah, I can't say that I won't need this. I wouldn't give up my radar for a camera but I'd certainly spend the necessary cash to combine the two, especially after the increase in hatefulness I've...
Forum: Touring
05-17-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,801
Posted By Doug64

I posted this awhile back(it is tongue-in-cheek)....

I posted this awhile back(it is tongue-in-cheek).

Words of Wisdom

As my wife and I were riding along the beautiful Main River Route in Central Germany an older couple passed us. They were...
Forum: Touring
05-17-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,640
Views: 2,430,707
Posted By dvdwmth

Found this NOS Saga frame at a local shop. I’d...

Found this NOS Saga frame at a local shop. I’d been in asking about touring bikes and no one even knew they had it. Was in the store another day and looked up and this frame was hanging about twenty...
05-16-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,031
Posted By Bald Paul

Strava needs to develop some way to identify...

Strava needs to develop some way to identify those on e-bikes.
05-15-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,420
Posted By indyfabz

Some say x-country skiing.

Some say x-country skiing.
05-11-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 953
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, you need to keep pestering your local...

Yeah, you need to keep pestering your local authorities and law enforcement about that. Maybe even send a video to the school board and whomever provides the school bus service.

Might get...
05-10-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,645
Posted By Comfort is King

As much as the bright lights were a problem for...

As much as the bright lights were a problem for me on the busy Burke Gilman Trail, it's a trifle compared to when motorists have keep high beams on because I'm not a car, while they approach from the...
05-08-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 953
Posted By GamblerGORD53

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05-08-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 953
Posted By livedarklions

I think you've got to take into account the...

I think you've got to take into account the riders' knowledge of local drivers. From experience, my instinct is that if I had been in a similar situation but going down the center of the lane, the...
Forum: Touring
05-08-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 334,767
Posted By str

Overnighter at home .... ...

Overnighter at home ....


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05-08-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 953
Posted By Iride01

I'm not in any way implying you were wrong. ...

I'm not in any way implying you were wrong. However...

As far right as practicable doesn't mean as far right as possible. It means as far to the right as is safe.

IMO, it's not safe to ride...
Forum: Introductions
05-08-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Oldphartz

Hello from Scotland

Greetings All. Having been a cyclist since 4 years old, it has always been a past time that I (+family) enjoy. Having cycled in Spain, Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea and now Scotland,...
05-06-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 953
Posted By mr_bill

He didn't see the Corolla coming? (The driver of...

He didn't see the Corolla coming? (The driver of the Corolla sure as hell saw him coming.)

-mr. bill
05-05-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,645
Posted By Milton Keynes

I never use blinking headlights or taillights at...

I never use blinking headlights or taillights at all on trails, unless it's dark enough where I need a headlight at which I'll use a steady on light. The main purpose of flashing or blinking lights...
05-05-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,048
Posted By Monkey Face

Unless I'm riding a recumbent! Then nobody will...

Unless I'm riding a recumbent! Then nobody will notice, until I start going backwards downhill.
05-05-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,048
Posted By Monkey Face

I'd be afraid to use a HRM in case I see it go to...

I'd be afraid to use a HRM in case I see it go to zero. :D
05-05-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,048
Posted By PeteHski

No it's just that the formula is inaccurate for...

No it's just that the formula is inaccurate for any individual. HR profiles are as individual as shoe sizes where an average size doesn't apply to all individuals. There is just too much variation...
05-04-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,048
Posted By philbob57

I pretty much have to limit my HR to 130 on the...

I pretty much have to limit my HR to 130 on the first half of a ride, because if I don't, I have to limp home; that's lack of energy an conditioning that manifests itself in my HR. That's different...
05-02-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,513
Posted By mstateglfr

This thread reminds me of the time I went golfing...

This thread reminds me of the time I went golfing with my grandpa's cane.
05-02-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,513
Posted By PeteHski

Hey if it works for you then great. But it's...

Hey if it works for you then great. But it's been shown in many studies that pro riders don't actually do this. Literally none of them. Single leg drills are pretty controversial too. Some...
05-01-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,542
Posted By njkayaker

Congratulations on the baby!!

Congratulations on the baby!!
04-28-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,638
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

I think you mean 28mm. 28cm is a lot wider than...

I think you mean 28mm. 28cm is a lot wider than the fattest fat tire bike!
04-27-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,764
Posted By dsaul

People still write checks?

People still write checks?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,910
Posted By Polaris OBark

I ride with it mostly in rural areas, but if I...

I ride with it mostly in rural areas, but if I get on a state highway, it is beeping at me constantly. I suppose I could just turn it off, but it hasn't bothered me that much, and as Forrest says, it...
Forum: Touring
04-24-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Tourist in MSN

A friend of mine was commenting on that. About...

A friend of mine was commenting on that. About six years ago on a bike tour I saw someone had a home made bracket to keep his bag off the tire. I took a few photos. I would have designed it...
04-23-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,638
Posted By base2

Pretty skinny...&in my posession. ...

Pretty skinny...&in my posession.
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Forum: Touring
04-23-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 334,767
Posted By str

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04-23-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 769
Posted By qwaalodge

You might be getting hooked ...

You might be getting hooked

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mf5cuw3W8Io
04-19-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,575
Posted By indyfabz

The movement and color would attract dogs from...

The movement and color would attract dogs from miles away.
Forum: Touring
04-18-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 334,767
Posted By Doug64

Alberta ...

Alberta
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Saskatchewan-- Land of the Living Skies
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Manitoba-- What...
Forum: Touring
04-18-22, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 334,767
Posted By str

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04-15-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,383
Posted By AlgarveCycling

True, I couldn't handle that nowadays. :D ...

True, I couldn't handle that nowadays. :D

Funny how we acclimatise to a place though. I grew up in South Africa where the climate is typically warm. When I moved to the UK, in my first 2 weeks I...
04-15-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,383
Posted By qwaalodge

True, it's a lot easier to deal with the cold,...

True, it's a lot easier to deal with the cold, just wear more layers.

Hot can be ok but ONLY if it's DRY. But Hot and Humid is just punishment. I think NASA or maybe the US Army tried to invent...
04-14-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,212
Posted By cyccommute

“England and America. Two nations separated by a...

“England and America. Two nations separated by a common language.” :rolleyes:

In the UK, “paraffin” is the common name for kerosene. To further muddy the waters, chemists sometimes refer to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,340
Posted By big john

Mine isn't too bad. I can hardly see it anymore...

Mine isn't too bad. I can hardly see it anymore since I now have that old man skin. I have a worse one on my right leg from slipping off the kickstarter on my motorcycle when I tried to start it in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,340
Posted By Seattle Forrest

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https://memegenerator.net/img/images/14817352.jpg

I didn't realize how dangerous wheels with spokes are, I'm going full disc to play it safe. Having trouble finding a front one, might have to go...
Forum: Touring
04-12-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 334,767
Posted By Doug64

Icefield Parkway, Alberta, Canada ...

Icefield Parkway, Alberta, Canada

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Forum: Touring
04-11-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,801
Posted By elcruxio

Leaning forward low enough activates certain back...

Leaning forward low enough activates certain back muscles to better maintain a sustainable riding position.

Touring is still long distance riding so maintaining a proper posture is important for a...
04-11-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,187
Posted By ColonelSanders

Jan230 has the solution to your problems.

Jan230 has the solution to your problems.
04-10-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,212
Posted By cyccommute

Yes, the touch up solution would be “solvent...

Yes, the touch up solution would be “solvent wax”. But making your own really isn’t worth the effort. Just buy White Lightning, Rock ‘n’ Roll, etc. There are some water based waxes out there that...
04-08-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,294
Posted By Trakhak

As I noted in my earlier post, the difference...

As I noted in my earlier post, the difference between the aluminum/105 Motobecane and the equivalent Specialized that I looked up is that the Motobecane had generic components from various...
04-05-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,154
Posted By greatbasin

There seems to be a few different viewpoints...

There seems to be a few different viewpoints here. Some people see ketosis as:

a means to weight loss, which would necessarily be employed for a short-term and ended once the weight loss goal was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,766
Posted By Chandne

Now you have me looking at wireless droppers. I...

Now you have me looking at wireless droppers. I use droppers on all my mountain bikes, and being we have steep mountains here, they would be awesome on a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,847
Posted By VegasJen

I've always joked that the funny thing about the...

I've always joked that the funny thing about the South is we can turn something as simple as "and" into a three syllable word. ae-un-duh :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,847
Posted By WhyFi

Oh boy, this is like an invitation for me to post...

Oh boy, this is like an invitation for me to post a video from my man crush Erik Singer -

https://youtu.be/H1KP4ztKK0A
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,847
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Yeah. I do wonder how anyone who chooses a...

Yeah. I do wonder how anyone who chooses a pronoun does so in other languages which have masculine and feminine versions of "they".
Forum: Foo
03-20-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 798
Posted By zandoval

Learn a new OS... Of course, but make it...

Learn a new OS... Of course, but make it Linux!Linux Rules!!!I run older computers so I stay with "Debian Stable" versions. You can always try "Puppy Linux" but it has tools to really get you in...
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