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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By eduskator

You probably don't waive at cyclist using flat...

You probably don't waive at cyclist using flat pedals either, right? If you have time to see that, are you even pedaling hard enough? :lol:

I waive from time to time, but just by lifting my left...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By canklecat

I waiver about this topic.

I waiver about this topic.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By noodle soup

LAJ. He started stealing my KOMs when he was 15,...

LAJ. He started stealing my KOMs when he was 15, and It pissed me off. Now I proud to say that he's the one that took them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By noodle soup

There's a young pro cyclist in my area, and he...

There's a young pro cyclist in my area, and he waves to me every time we pass by each other..

Brandon McNulty is a good kid.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By Lemond1985

I saw only a one cyclist in the mountains...

I saw only a one cyclist in the mountains yesterday, in 60 miles, to whom I gladly waved, or rather yelled something to, since I was descending behind a line of cars riding the brakes pretty hard.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By indyfabz

Epic post, dude. I walked passed hundreds of...

Epic post, dude.

I walked passed hundreds of pedestrians today. Not one of them waved. But I did stop and talk with Marlene. She was watering plants outside the hardware store where she works. We...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By shelbyfv

I've heard they don't wave in Czech Republic and...

I've heard they don't wave in Czech Republic and do other mean and hurtful stuff....
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We need a wind tunnel study on waving. Is it...

We need a wind tunnel study on waving. Is it worse than Gatorskins?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By trainsktg

Trying to picture in my head....a step-through...

Trying to picture in my head....a step-through townie with aero bars. Tough to imagine.

Keith
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By sdmc530

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By Velo Vol

Elitist.

Elitist.
03-26-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By kingston

Head to the suburbs for long rides. City bike...

Head to the suburbs for long rides. City bike paths are too crowded under normal circumstances anyway, and they're much worse now. They're not going to start arresting people for riding their bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,291
Posted By guadzilla

New build and short review - Cervelo R5

After getting up my Venge last November (thanks to everyone who provided advice and helped me make a decision over the Madone), i wanted a second bike to use as a rain/training/travel bike. The Venge...
Forum: Recumbent
02-15-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By cat0020

I have been riding recumbents since 2006, I have...

I have been riding recumbents since 2006, I have been commuting with bicycles in NYC metro since 2014.
IMO, recumbents are not well suited for commuting that involve bumper-to-bumper traffic...
Forum: Recumbent
01-02-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By Notso_fastLane

This is mostly true. They tend to give even more...

This is mostly true. They tend to give even more room in my velo, but I suspect that has more to do with drivers just not know WTF it is. :D

As for clipping in or not, I got pedals that are clip...
Forum: Recumbent
12-31-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By friday1970

I actually feel safer in my recumbent in traffic...

I actually feel safer in my recumbent in traffic when compared to my road bikes. It really comes down to my mirrors. With my recumbent, I have a mirror mounted to my handlebars. Being a lowracer...
Forum: Recumbent
12-31-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By Retro Grouch

We started riding recumbents after I broke both...

We started riding recumbents after I broke both of my elbows in a bike crash. My first recumbent was a SWB that I never became totally comfortable riding in traffic. When there's a U-tube video on...
Forum: Recumbent
12-28-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By JanMM

Prior to retiring a year ago, I had been a...

Prior to retiring a year ago, I had been a frequent Spring-Fall suburban/urban/suburban bike commuter in Indy for 32 years - the last 12 years on recumbent bikes. The majority of those years I rode a...
Forum: Recumbent
12-28-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By Bobby Boy

Consider a LWB

As a bent newbie concerned about traffic, you might want to consider a Long Wheelbase (LWB) model. With your feet relatively close to the ground, there will be fewer issues with frequent stop /...
Forum: Recumbent
12-28-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By kingston

I live in the North suburbs, picked up a used...

I live in the North suburbs, picked up a used recumbent earlier this season (https://www.bikeforums.net/recumbent/1178690-what-do-i-wear.html) and have ridden it all over the North/Northwest suburbs....
Forum: Recumbent
12-27-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By VegasTriker

Recumbents are not much different from a road...

Recumbents are not much different from a road bike. What counts when it comes to riding in heavy traffic is the width of the road. If there is enough room for safe riding then either bike will do. ...
Forum: Recumbent
12-27-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By Steamer

I think a LWB like a Tour Easy would be a good...

I think a LWB like a Tour Easy would be a good choice for such conditions.
Forum: Recumbent
12-27-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By Robert C

I have a Bachetta 26att (a two-wheel stick bent)....

I have a Bachetta 26att (a two-wheel stick bent). I don't like it for traffic and I don't commute on it. If my commute were longer I would, but the traffic thing is a real issue.

Something you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By philbob57

Andy at Get A Grip in Chicago helped me with a...

Andy at Get A Grip in Chicago helped me with a knee problem for $50, basically 45 minutes or an hour. He also does full fits for more. I might also give Ron Boi a call at RRB Cycles in Kenilworth.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By JohnJ80

That's good to know. Never would have thought of...

That's good to know. Never would have thought of that.

I have chronic neck issues. Once I got a fit right and after moving it to another bike as well, I eventually just got frames made that...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Assuming you have medical, see your doctor, say...

Assuming you have medical, see your doctor, say you're in pain on the bike because of this, and they'll give you a referral. At least that's how it went for me. I think a lot of PTs know less about...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By canklecat

Ditto, not only shoulder but neck and back. My...

Ditto, not only shoulder but neck and back. My neck and back were broken in a 2001 car wreck (my compact car was t-boned at highway speed by a full size SUV that ran a light). And I was hit by a car...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,141
Posted By bruce19

Competitive Cyclist. They came with the tires...

Competitive Cyclist. They came with the tires mounted. I just put the sealant in as directed. Pumped them up with my floor pump. As easy as GCN said Have had zero problems since.
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