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05-13-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 556
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

running on asphalt I get, not walking

running on asphalt I get, not walking
05-12-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,424
Posted By pipeliner

Or a unicorn. Unicorns are nearly as scarce but...

Or a unicorn. Unicorns are nearly as scarce but easier to ride double with.
05-12-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 526
Posted By friday1970

On your mom! Just kidding When I was 12...

On your mom!

Just kidding

When I was 12 or so, I'd ride from NE Fort Wayne suburbs to Grabil to buy those large jawbreakers and other goodies from Souder's candy store, roughly 26 miles round...
05-11-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By 70sSanO

I don’t think I’ve bought a wire bead tire in...

I don’t think I’ve bought a wire bead tire in years. Except for the vintage rim issue above, you are basically just adding weight to save a few bucks.

If I had a fleet of bikes, it might be...
05-11-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 484
Posted By shelbyfv

Get a heavier bike?

Get a heavier bike?
05-11-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 170,261
Posted By ooga-booga

42-spot

42-spot
05-11-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 484
Posted By Toadmeister

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you...

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you can just get the real thing instead?
05-11-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,774
Posted By Ironfish653

You are. To a non-cyclist, spandex / bibs +...

You are.
To a non-cyclist, spandex / bibs + jersey, on a drop-bar bike = Lance Wanna-be, doesn’t matter if it’s team Kit, club kit, or just off-the-rack.

You assume they’re savvy to the...
05-11-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,774
Posted By mirfi

I'm an old fat slow guy. Built for comfort, not...

I'm an old fat slow guy. Built for comfort, not for speed.

Nonetheless, I'm addicted to watching the Tour De France (and Orioles/Ravens/Caps). So wife buys me sports jerseys, That includes TDF...
05-11-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,193
Posted By genejockey

90% sure he was being facetious.

90% sure he was being facetious.
05-11-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 944
Posted By Badger6

If it goes on for a few months...this is a...

If it goes on for a few months...this is a hiccup, by next weekend it’ll be distant memory.
05-10-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,193
Posted By Gresp15C

Should the nuts be tightened with a flat facing...

Should the nuts be tightened with a flat facing forward, or one of the points? ;)
05-10-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,112
Posted By jamesdak

Well I must be getting deaf or something. I...

Well I must be getting deaf or something. I can't hardly every hear vehicles coming from behind because of wind noise. I do wear a mirror and am always checking. There's a lot of Tesla's out on...
05-10-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 992
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I ain’t scared. I respect your decision to...

I ain’t scared. I respect your decision to identify your gender and preferences in any manner you choose. I celebrate you. :D
05-10-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 992
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Don’t worry about them. You said they’d never...

Don’t worry about them. You said they’d never been inflated before, so why let all that air out that you finally stuffed in there after all these years? Besides, what good is a broken framed bike...
05-10-21, 01:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By Ironfish653

Was this the fork you were upset that you...

Was this the fork you were upset that you couldn’t find in a 3-year-old NOS TREK blue paint scheme, even though the same low-end hybrid fork was still in production, just in the OE Suntour black?
...
05-09-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,557
Posted By Trakhak

For steady-state, moderate-effort cycling, as...

For steady-state, moderate-effort cycling, as tested in most of the studies, that's accurate. For sprinting and high-effort hill climbing, less so. On the rare occasions that I ride using toe clips...
05-09-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,557
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

For the average cyclists studies have shown...

For the average cyclists studies have shown virtually no advantage to clipped in pedals. Very few cyclists actually pull on the upstroke.
05-09-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By Koyote

I think you're checking too much. It's a bike,...

I think you're checking too much. It's a bike, not a fetish object.
05-09-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,774
Posted By timgriffin2

I don't care what anyone else rides or how they...

I don't care what anyone else rides or how they dress. But I do take issue with the "roadies" that travel in a group and terrorize others on the local bike path. I've come across the group more than...
05-08-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Toadmeister

thanks!

thanks!
05-06-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,014
Posted By BobsPoprad

I used to ride with a guy who had an older 911...

I used to ride with a guy who had an older 911 with a rack on top. Had a nice bike too.
05-06-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,774
Posted By delbiker1

The OP just needs to understand that it is not...

The OP just needs to understand that it is not necessary for him to understand.
05-06-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,774
Posted By indyfabz

Ricky Bobby.

Ricky Bobby.
05-06-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,774
Posted By ksryder

I like how in the year of our lord two thousand...

I like how in the year of our lord two thousand and twenty one there are still people whose first go-to insult for anyone in Lycra is "LANCE!!!!111!!!" even though he hasn't been relevant in over a...
05-06-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,774
Posted By unterhausen

I think this is your first mistake, trying to...

I think this is your first mistake, trying to divine someone else's motivations by just watching them. Do you watch a speeding motorist and think they want to be in the Indianapolis 500?
05-06-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bill in VA

Because a Canada honker could easily kill a...

Because a Canada honker could easily kill a domestic cat. Those wings can break bones.

Our Australian Shepherd decided some Canada geese needed herding at a local park. He managed a bit until a...
05-05-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,529
Posted By Reflector Guy

LOL I grew up in a family where things like...

LOL I grew up in a family where things like bottle mounts were viewed as unnecessary expenditures. I was 12 or 13 or so and a friend got a new bike with bottle mounts.... Actually, they might've...
05-05-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,193
Posted By Reynolds

Very true. I know 4 or 5 old, overweight men and...

Very true. I know 4 or 5 old, overweight men and women who go cycle touring with a local club and can ride 2 weeks, 6-8 hours a day on loaded bikes on hilly gravel roads. You'd never guess they could...
05-04-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,627
Posted By Nasr313

Someone passed me today and I am a slow rider and...

Someone passed me today and I am a slow rider and know that I am. I rode for one hour today and average speed was 10.5 miles. I am also very heavy and am trying to lose weight. I bring this up cause...
05-04-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,382
Posted By homeless in ca.

I ran over my dog once. Had a big chocolate lab...

I ran over my dog once. Had a big chocolate lab and he would run in front of the bike and bite at the tire. At one point he got tangled up in there and I ran over his head. I thought he might have...
05-04-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By veganbikes

If you continue burning your skin will cook into...

If you continue burning your skin will cook into a leathery brown and will never need sunscreen again you just really gotta let it burn and peel and burn and peel and burn and peel. Really roast that...
05-04-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,193
Posted By 70sSanO

Hallmark would be perfect then the husband can...

Hallmark would be perfect then the husband can get suspicious when his wife didn’t drop the handsome kitted cyclist. But in the end it will be fine because it was just a misunderstanding of a broken...
05-04-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,193
Posted By Reynolds

Reminds me of a ride with a couple I used to get...

Reminds me of a ride with a couple I used to get out with. My friend and me were both at the wheel of his petite wife, I said to him "Shame on us, 2 guys at the wheel of a 110 pound woman!" He...
05-04-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 170,261
Posted By rekmeyata

Unfortunately there isn't anything I can do about...

Unfortunately there isn't anything I can do about it, I'm not going to stop riding my bike because of Covid, so I can think of doing is take it easier than normal and see what happens. I'm 68 years...
05-04-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,193
Posted By superdex

My in-laws look at me like I have 3 heads...

My in-laws look at me like I have 3 heads whenever I ride more than 10 miles. Like I might as well have told them I climbed the outside of the Empire State Building.

1) Kudos to you for being such...
05-04-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,382
Posted By rsbob

Did run over a foot long snake a month ago. I...

Did run over a foot long snake a month ago. I saw it at the last moment sunning itself on a gravel path. Probably broke its spine, poor bugger. Just goes to shoe that sunbathing can be dangerous.
05-04-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Hypno Toad

New Bike Day - SO DISTRACTED!

I placed an order for a new bike back in January, expecting it to arrive in March, but COVID-World makes everything slower. I got a call last night that the shop has my bike built and I set an...
05-03-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,382
Posted By rsbob

Was chased by a dog but was doing about 18 when I...

Was chased by a dog but was doing about 18 when I heard his nails clicking on the pavement behind me, I got out of the saddle and sprinted up to 26 for a short while and dropped him. Never saw the...
05-03-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,014
Posted By Russ Roth

You just have to learn how to pack like its a...

You just have to learn how to pack like its a game of tetris, and nothing will shift when I blow past a durango around the corners without slowing down. :p
...
05-03-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 170,261
Posted By one4smoke

30 miles yesterday on a super nice day.

30 miles yesterday on a super nice day.
05-03-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By sweeks

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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;-)
05-03-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Rolla

You're welcome -- hope you have a great trip!

You're welcome -- hope you have a great trip!
05-03-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,014
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Did Durango change their style from SUV to sports...

Did Durango change their style from SUV to sports car? :foo:
05-03-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,529
Posted By indyfabz

How much does a ton of money weigh?

How much does a ton of money weigh?
05-02-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 758
Posted By 10 Wheels

Shorts with Thick Pads will give you Saddle Sores...

Shorts with Thick Pads will give you Saddle Sores Big Time.
05-01-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If I read this correctly the question is how to...

If I read this correctly the question is how to not push the pin all the way out of the side plates. The classic method is to stop turning the tool's handle/pushing pin before the chain pin falls...
04-28-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By Ebedeley

Re: Troul Not the final results, although I'm...

Re: Troul
Not the final results, although I'm glad how it turned out. Spent about 3hrs today polishing with medium grit. Gonna have to go to the store and get Flitz polish to finish the next step...
04-27-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Not a bad idea, have plenty of friends with...

Not a bad idea, have plenty of friends with handlebar bags. But I can just not like the look of the things. :ride:
04-26-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 851
Posted By Iride01

You should start your own race organization and...

You should start your own race organization and make the rules you want. If others want them, they will join and race under your organization.
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