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Forum: Fatbikes
10-05-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,302
Posted By glider54

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10-03-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,128
Posted By rumrunn6

some time during the past 12 months, it occurred...

some time during the past 12 months, it occurred to me, that riding consistently, forced me to adapt clothing to changing temps, either up or down. making it easier to dress for each successive ride....
10-03-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,433
Posted By downhillmaster

An AARP wheelie thread. Must be getting cold...

An AARP wheelie thread.
Must be getting cold outside :rolleyes:
10-02-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,433
Posted By KLiNCK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hNIX7V21pU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hNIX7V21pU
10-02-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,433
Posted By ab_antiquo

I strongly disagree with this fatalist world...

I strongly disagree with this fatalist world view.

Many folks over 50 keep riding wheelies, manualing, etc. because they don't let the kind of fear on display here dominate their thinking.
...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-01-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By kingston

I rode a 600k earlier this season with a woman...

I rode a 600k earlier this season with a woman who finished on a fatbike. I thought it was pretty impressive.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-01-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By Happy Feet

What I am finding is that it is a good cross over...

What I am finding is that it is a good cross over bike between a downhill mtb that sucks to ride any distance and a road oriented bike that bogs in loose or gnarly terrain. With the tires pumped up...
09-28-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,128
Posted By terrymorse

Nobody's mentioned an undershirt yet, so I will. ...

Nobody's mentioned an undershirt yet, so I will.

I've done several rides that start in the 30s and end anywhere from the 50s to the 100s. If it's below 55 at the start, I'll wear an undershirt.
...
09-22-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By DrIsotope

As mentioned a few times before, diagonal...

As mentioned a few times before, diagonal crosswalk. No trail involved, but the intersection of Linden and Canyon Crest in the University of California Riverside (connecting the main campus to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,936
Posted By DrIsotope

This really only impacts competition, and every...

This really only impacts competition, and every organized Zwift event I've seen is at a specified location, so equipment can be constantly monitored.

If this is about KOM thievery or artificially...
09-12-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By mr_bill

Just warning about small traffic circles. If...

Just warning about small traffic circles.

If they are small enough, they are easy to ride a bike through.

But they are miserable to walk through.

Unless motor traffic is rare, donít. Unless...
09-12-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By mr_bill

Found a 4-way stop diagonal scramble intersection...

Found a 4-way stop diagonal scramble intersection in Van Nuys. They've had good experience. High pedestrian, low motor traffic.

Sylmar Ave & Sylvan St....
09-12-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By SCLee

This might need to reduce the number of some...

This might need to reduce the number of some parking spots, but it looks to me like there is almost room for a traffic circle with a bike lane. BTW, at Traffice Circles, vehicles already in a...
09-12-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,415
Posted By BlazingPedals

Wasn't Otis the drunk in Mayberry RFD who would...

Wasn't Otis the drunk in Mayberry RFD who would get soused and then put himself in jail?
09-12-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By mr_bill

Not a four way intersection with four way stops,...

Not a four way intersection with four way stops, but a T intesection (major road top of T):

Cedar St, Mass Ave and Alewife Linear Park/Somerville Community Path...
09-10-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,415
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife and I crashed our tandem on a sharp...

My wife and I crashed our tandem on a sharp corner after running over a cat, of all things, We were doing 26 mph and leaning into the corner when he ran out and our rear wheel was lifted causing us...
09-05-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,942
Posted By ColonelSanders

What is it about steel bikes you don't like?

What is it about steel bikes you don't like?
Forum: Fatbikes
08-27-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,302
Posted By Happy Feet

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08-27-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,267
Posted By Darth Lefty

Of course. And it's hard for people who work full...

Of course. And it's hard for people who work full time and active in their down time, to compete in board meetings and courtrooms with people who are retired. At least you don't seem to have the...
08-27-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gerry221

My first century!

Not bad for a 53 year old, 310lb guy.

Very...
08-26-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24,660
Views: 2,330,013
Posted By rseeker

Very interesting setting, that looks like a great...

Very interesting setting, that looks like a great place to explore with the right bike. Love the picture with the bricks.
08-26-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24,660
Views: 2,330,013
Posted By 2cam16

Another gorgeous Summer morning in the Bay today:...

Another gorgeous Summer morning in the Bay today:
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08-26-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24,660
Views: 2,330,013
Posted By Speedway2

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Took the day off and went for a ride with the Wife along Route 45 Don Valley....
Forum: Fatbikes
08-26-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By slothead

Thanks Toad, that was extremely helpful!

Thanks Toad, that was extremely helpful!
08-24-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,827
Posted By Lemond1985

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08-23-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,827
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

I'm in a better mood after reading this, thanks!

I'm in a better mood after reading this, thanks!
08-21-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24,660
Views: 2,330,013
Posted By jppe

60 miles with 3000’ of hills in our Carolinas 90+...

60 miles with 3000’ of hills in our Carolinas 90+ degree heat.....right after walking 18 holes of golf. Boy am I dehydrated.
08-21-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 24,660
Views: 2,330,013
Posted By Wildwood

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08-15-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By TimothyH

Lots of disproportionate rage, justification of...

Lots of disproportionate rage, justification of prejudice, cynicism and plain old complaining in this thread.

It really would fit into A&S.


-Tim-
08-14-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By livedarklions

You're preaching to the choir as far as drivers...

You're preaching to the choir as far as drivers not having patience for the minor slowdowns that occur when someone takes the lane. The problem with the move over idea is that it would actually make...
08-13-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By Marcus_Ti

These problems can be very geographic. Here...

These problems can be very geographic.

Here in Nebraska....south of I-80 every driver will not slow down or yield an inch on paved roads, and blast their horn at you while doing it. North of I80...
08-13-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I agreed with your original post re: the 3-foot...

I agreed with your original post re: the 3-foot rule.

I disagree, however, with your generalizations about drivers.

Like TrojanHorse, I regularly come across courteous and considerate drivers...
08-13-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,028
Posted By FrenchFit

Well, on no drop rides someone acts as a sweeper...

Well, on no drop rides someone acts as a sweeper and if you join it means someone is going to feel obligated to go back to check on you as well. Additionally, my groups have certain safety...
08-13-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By 02Giant

I believe a lot of the motoring public, don't...

I believe a lot of the motoring public, don't have a clue and can't judge, where the right side (LH drive vehicles) of their vehicle is.
08-13-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By gregf83

+1. I've done a couple cycling trips in Spain and...

+1. I've done a couple cycling trips in Spain and it's a real eye-opener how respectful drivers are to cyclists. I recall riding up some narrow winding hills and having a truck putter along patiently...
08-12-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By cb400bill

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club...

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club was instrumental in getting this law passed. Having 9 of our friends get hit, and having 5 of them killed, made this a club priority. We tried to get...
08-12-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,792
Posted By Troul

Unless it's enforced by the local law...

Unless it's enforced by the local law enforcement, it'll always be like that.
Forum: Fatbikes
08-12-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,302
Posted By darwink1

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08-09-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By DrIsotope

Watched a couple of reviews, and they are mostly...

Watched a couple of reviews, and they are mostly positive. The fact that it's now $35 on Amazon is pretty much "go ahead and buy that thing."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeR-J8NOAFw
08-08-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24,660
Views: 2,330,013
Posted By jppe

A nice day to climb Mitchell from Marion. 63...

A nice day to climb Mitchell from Marion. 63 miles with 7100í up and 7100í down!!! It was 59 degrees up top at 11 am.

I was too stubborn to use my easiest gear and now my knee is telling me that...
08-07-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By Brocephus

To be fair, I don't believe the OP actually...

To be fair, I don't believe the OP actually "called out" or "shamed" the woman (unless anyone seriously suspects she's likely to be reading this thread). He's stated repeatedly he's just killing time...
08-06-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By BlazingPedals

Looks more aero than a stock handlebar. That must...

Looks more aero than a stock handlebar. That must be why they do it.
08-06-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24,660
Views: 2,330,013
Posted By rseeker

About four hours on the clock early this morning....

About four hours on the clock early this morning. Didn't ride that whole time since I stopped for pictures and exploring. Maybe 28 miles I guess.

Happy to see I wasn't the only one holding up...
08-06-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By rumrunn6

Also dumb - wearing a helmet but not buckling the...

Also dumb - wearing a helmet but not buckling the straps - I see young boys do that all the time riding sidewalks and crossing streets. Makes me want to scream
08-06-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By no motor?

I can do you one better with irony. I would ask...

I can do you one better with irony. I would ask parents if they wore a helmet when they rode when fitting their kids for a free helmet for the bike helmet give-away I organized. The parents would...
08-06-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By TimothyH

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08-06-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By OBoile

Maybe I'm just weird, but I would think having a...

Maybe I'm just weird, but I would think having a helmet on your head would be far less annoying than having one dangle on your handlebars.
08-06-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By GlennR

So this is what you do? Oh well, I guess...

So this is what you do?

Oh well, I guess this is all we can expect on the Interwebs.
08-06-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By ksryder

My wife laughs when we're at some big cycling...

My wife laughs when we're at some big cycling event and everyone does this little dance where you're walking down the street and both of you pause for a second while you're trying to figure out a) do...
08-06-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By AlmostTrick

I stop and ask them if their handlebar helmet has...

I stop and ask them if their handlebar helmet has mips. When they say "what?" I explain that mips handlebar helmets offer greater protection.
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