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04-16-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Moe Zhoost

In defense of the OP, the topic was safety...

In defense of the OP, the topic was safety related ... sort of. Welcome to Bike Forums, BOTR. I hope you stick around.
03-31-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,462
Posted By unterhausen

Those Belgian cobblestones were far better than...

Those Belgian cobblestones were far better than getting stuck in the mud. I'm sure it was an upgrade from log roads (corduroy roads). I rode my road bike on some cobblestone in France in 2019, and I...
03-31-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By freeranger

Similar questions have come up before. Hope you...

Similar questions have come up before. Hope you find this description helpful. Think of a saddle as a soft pillow. Take your hands and put them on a pillow, with a little space between your hands....
03-16-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,694
Posted By woodcraft

Sorry the ride didn't work out, but this is...

Sorry the ride didn't work out, but this is surely overstated.

"20 miles, most of which included climbing sections with 18+% grades"

If you did a 20 mile ride with 10 climbs with 18+% grades,...
03-15-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,694
Posted By big john

It's hard to imagine an 18% grade on any event...

It's hard to imagine an 18% grade on any event ride without some advance notice, especially a 20 mile ride. This was a road ride?
02-22-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

lol, so you think people are friendlier because...

lol, so you think people are friendlier because Biden is prez?
02-10-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By Phil_gretz

I'm unfamiliar with Liv bikes. I had to look...

I'm unfamiliar with Liv bikes. I had to look them up. I guess that it's some sort of branding within/alongside the Giant brand, extended to other gear and lifestyle/entertainment stuff related to...
02-04-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By Bikewolf

Thatís how we all learn ;-) Insulation layer...

Thatís how we all learn ;-)

Insulation layer is key. Thatís the layer you have to figure out, play with. Itís amazing how much one thin wool layer can do, yes!

Layering is smart, removing...
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,501
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
02-03-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,501
Posted By indyfabz

No.

No.
02-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By surveyor6

The BMX guys seem to be better at the accessory...

The BMX guys seem to be better at the accessory color selection than the rest of us.
For me, the color of the frame dictates the color of the accessories; whether they match or contrast.
-If you...
02-02-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,649
Posted By rydabent

Be nice

I am posting this on some of my other cycling forums.

BE NICE

Quite often a new or somewhat new member will ask a question that has maybe even been done to death before. But unless this new...
02-01-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,384
Posted By indyfabz

I'd rather have root canal. :D

I'd rather have root canal. :D
01-29-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,983
Posted By caloso

Add me to list of folks who use old t-shirts till...

Add me to list of folks who use old t-shirts till they get completely gunked up, then throw away.
01-28-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,561
Posted By bmcer

My two bikes are like underwear. They're meant...

My two bikes are like underwear. They're meant to fit my body and my style. And like my underwear, they don't get loaned out.
01-24-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bikewolf

Mesh is not the new cold weather fabric...

Mesh is not the new cold weather fabric (structure) because it’s been around at least since the 1950’s ;-)

But I hear you: improvement is ever possible! And when it comes to liners, I can write a...
01-23-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By _ForceD_

Well, there might be some times that you want the...

Well, there might be some times that you want the back sids of those articles to be solid. Maybe make the back panels removable, held in place with velcro. I have see cycling pants that the front...
01-16-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,573
Posted By DrIsotope

It's a winter chain. As long as it still moves,...

It's a winter chain. As long as it still moves, it doesn't really matter what lube is on it, right? It's 15 bucks. Use it 'til the weather gets nice, chuck the chain in the garbage.

For all of...
01-16-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,573
Posted By cubewheels

WD40 leaves behind a sticky residue behind when...

WD40 leaves behind a sticky residue behind when it evaporates. It may not be visible when it's inside the rollers. You can clean it off of course and the remaining residue diluted by application of...
01-11-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By Phil_gretz

On the subject of January - I agree that it's a...

On the subject of January - I agree that it's a time for planning. I like to think in terms of any maintenance that I've deferred or upgrades, plus any particular builds that I'd like to accomplish...
01-09-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By wolfchild

EVERYONE except me, because I am not going to...

EVERYONE except me, because I am not going to fall for all this "vaccination agenda". I don't know what you mean by WE CAN RIDE ANYWHERE AGAIN...Covid hasn't prevented me from riding, I have...
01-07-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By big john

What a great day!

What a great day!
01-07-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By downtube42

The stages of a Flat Tire

The first stage is euphoria. "Wow, my bike is really rolling smooth, I don't feel any road buzz at all!"

The second stage is puzzlement. "Strange, the back of my bike feels a little bouncy. What...
01-06-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,487
Posted By wolfchild

Keto fad is stupid just like all other diets fads...

Keto fad is stupid just like all other diets fads out there are stupid...It doesn't make any sense to follow a diet which excludes and forbids eating so many delicious healthy foods.
01-06-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,005
Posted By subgrade

Wait, are you saing you felt too drunk to ride...

Wait, are you saing you felt too drunk to ride bikes so you drove back home? :twitchy:
01-06-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,005
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I'm one of them odd ones, can't stand beer and...

I'm one of them odd ones, can't stand beer and don't consume alcohol nowhere near close to on a regular basis. I've had maybe 1 beer in the last 25 years. That was trying to force one down. I may...
01-05-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,641
Posted By Paul Barnard

Great thread. I love this stuff.

Great thread. I love this stuff.
01-04-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By JohnDThompson

That's like asking "what is the best flavor of...

That's like asking "what is the best flavor of ice cream?"

Everybody is different. Some people will never be comfortable with anything but a simple flat pedal and street shoes. Others may feel...
01-04-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,656
Posted By UCantTouchThis

That is strange, I wash my base layers, jerseys...

That is strange, I wash my base layers, jerseys and short then let them air dry. Never get a sour or bad odor from them after. I have read air dry is best to keep the garments lasting. Works for me.
01-03-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,329
Posted By 79pmooney

Do we really need another standard?

Do we really need another standard?
12-31-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,562
Posted By Milton Keynes

Well, it was a BMW so they probably deserved...

Well, it was a BMW so they probably deserved it...

Seriously, I wouldn't call them cyclists, but a group of thugs with bicycles. The article said they attacked a cab after that incident, so it...
12-23-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,902
Posted By shelbyfv

Lots of info here :foo:...

Lots of info here :foo: https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/
12-16-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

And I thought I was a dick. The only reason...

And I thought I was a dick.

The only reason for a quick release is you remove it to transport.

I would imagine they are no more likely to slip than a quick release wheel.
12-16-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By Herzlos

You need to secure the clamp pretty tight, but...

You need to secure the clamp pretty tight, but unless there's a flaw with it, it'll hold the seat fine.
12-16-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By Awesomeguy

huh?

huh?
12-16-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By woodcraft

Yeah, just ride and have fun. Changing to...

Yeah, just ride and have fun.

Changing to drop bars needs different brakes, shifters, etc. etc.. If you get to that point, better to sell this bike and buy a drop bar one.
11-22-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,799
Posted By Trakhak

As noted by several others in this thread and...

As noted by several others in this thread and elsewhere, falling on ice happens too fast to plan how to the fall is going to happen.
11-22-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,799
Posted By downtube42

When I've gone down on ice there was no planning,...

When I've gone down on ice there was no planning, there was just splat and slide down the crown of the road to the curb.

Studded tires for ice.
10-28-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,054
Posted By Reflector Guy

I leave the logos on.... I can't see them when...

I leave the logos on.... I can't see them when I'm riding, and I don't like the blank space that would be left if I did happen to look down there and a logo had been taken off. Plus, there is the...
10-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,663
Posted By trailangel

The virus made me buy a new bike.

The virus made me buy a new bike.
10-27-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,548
Posted By Germany_chris

I replace every 2k, chains are cheap and can...

I replace every 2k, chains are cheap and can cause damage to far more expensive things.
10-26-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Toadmeister

Rain is not nearly as bad for your bike as it Is...

Rain is not nearly as bad for your bike as it Is sitting in the lonely corner of your garage.
10-20-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By preventec47

Well I didnt intend for this to devolve into a...

Well I didnt intend for this to devolve into a name calling affair as my original statement was meant to be light hearted but true.

Lots of people dont see it the way I do and that is fine. I...
10-20-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By preventec47

I think another way I see it is............ ...

I think another way I see it is............ Hockey Players wear HELMETS. Most bicyclists wear what I consider to be HATS in comparison

Dont get me wrong, I am not on any kind of crusade, I...
10-13-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

glad you're okay. reminder to all to slow down in...

glad you're okay. reminder to all to slow down in the fall with leaves, bridges and wet conditions
10-04-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By wolfchild

Waterproof gloves are pointless because your...

Waterproof gloves are pointless because your hands will get soaked with sweat. I find that gloves is one of those items that's just impossible to keep completely dry.
10-02-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,205
Posted By downhillmaster

Now there is no chance I would ever purchase...

Now there is no chance I would ever purchase anything from them :rolleyes:
10-02-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,205
Posted By Charliekeet

OK, terrific! Wow, this is a depressing thread....

OK, terrific! Wow, this is a depressing thread. :notamused:
10-02-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,205
Posted By Reflector Guy

I don't think reparations are necessary at all. ...

I don't think reparations are necessary at all. It is preposterous to think that monetary payments are going to do anything to "right the ship" at the root causes of unequal treatment. A hateful...
10-02-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Retro Grouch

Probably not. You're only reducing your...

Probably not.

You're only reducing your chainring teeth by 2. Your chain only wraps around 1/2 of the chainring so that's 1 tooth. You can only shorten your chain by a minimum of 2 links (a wide...
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