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10-29-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By mileslong

That's pretty funny........25 days and 185 views...

That's pretty funny........25 days and 185 views and not single flow trail in New England.
10-08-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,882
Posted By mileslong

Does not matter at all.... hopefully there is...

Does not matter at all.... hopefully there is something that works for everyone.

I used to use ginger, actually just a splash of ginger ale with my rye.
10-08-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,882
Posted By mileslong

Snake oil, like many pharmaceuticals, are as...

Snake oil, like many pharmaceuticals, are as effective as you believe them to be....it's called the placebo effect.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-17, 06:32 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

Your attempts to impugn the victim are an...

Your attempts to impugn the victim are an indication of your character defects, not somebody else's.

When an unknown individual surreptitiously approaches another individual from behind and causes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-17, 05:24 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

How does what I was riding have any affect on the...

How does what I was riding have any affect on the cat3 racers behavior?

Does a Huffy create too much turbulence for a cat3 racer or does a dogma seduce him into bad behavior? Your question is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-17, 05:13 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

Relevance?

Relevance?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-17, 05:00 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

There was a recreational bike rider and a cat3...

There was a recreational bike rider and a cat3 racer cyclist on a public roadway. The cat3 racer approached the recreational bike rider from the rear and failed to pass safely as required by law.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

Thanks for the answer. I looked this guy up, he...

Thanks for the answer. I looked this guy up, he has finished 37th out of 37, 43rd of 48 and 25th of 26 in his races.

Racing old men who don't know they are racing, will probably be this guy's only...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 08:29 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

His decision to suck my wheel caused the crash....

His decision to suck my wheel caused the crash. Without that poor decision this interaction never happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 08:25 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

I made two emphatic verbal requests to the...

I made two emphatic verbal requests to the wheelsucker to get away from me, nothing else should be required.

It is likely that I did wobble a bit within the fog line to shoulder area while...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 06:28 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

I don't know in terms of distance, I only heard...

I don't know in terms of distance, I only heard his tires for a split second but I could tell he was closing quickly and then decelerating.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 06:26 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

Another post and still no reply to the original...

Another post and still no reply to the original question, who's trolling now?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 06:25 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

I am just trying to make sense of this and you...

I am just trying to make sense of this and you are right, it happened very quickly. Every action I took was intended to avoid contact.

No wind, no vehicle traffic, he slowed down to get behind me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 06:21 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

No motor vehicle traffic from either direction,...

No motor vehicle traffic from either direction, he had the entire traffic lane to pass me safely yet he chose to get on my wheel....the original question stands - why would someone do that, what was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 06:18 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

I came back because I am waiting for you, the...

I came back because I am waiting for you, the antagonistic, self-proclaimed wordsmith, to answer the question I posed in the original post. Should you find yourself incapable of doing so, perhaps you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 05:45 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

1. This incident occurred on a two lane public...

1. This incident occurred on a two lane public roadway with a posted speed limit of 40mph.
2. I was riding as far right as practicable in accordance with the law. I was to the right on the fog line...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

Here's the whole story: a person unknown to me...

Here's the whole story: a person unknown to me chose to engage me in his reckless behavior while assuming that I would take responsibility for his behavior. The outcome is that I have a broken...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 06:07 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

Well, it looks like I have my answer... many of...

Well, it looks like I have my answer... many of you seem to think it is acceptable to interfere with another person's recreational fitness program simply because you both have chosen to use the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

The police that responded were unsure if this...

The police that responded were unsure if this incident would qualify as a vehicle accident. They said they were going to consult with their supervisors before filing their report, which will contain...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,564
Posted By mileslong

Why would you draft a stranger?

I have never been in a bike race in my life. Today I was on my Sunday ride, just riding along between 16 and 17 mph when a fully kitted out racer wannabe on a $12k cannondale evo jumped on my rear...
08-24-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,434
Posted By mileslong

I first asked if he could go tubeless, please pay...

I first asked if he could go tubeless, please pay attention.

P.S. My money says you're one of those posers who have more bike than skill.
08-24-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,434
Posted By mileslong

OP asked for suggestions on the data he provided....

OP asked for suggestions on the data he provided. Not looking for an argument, it's Stan's formula, not mine.

If the 180 lb. OP rides his 2.1's @ 15 and 18 with tubes, he's gonna do a lot of...
08-23-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,434
Posted By mileslong

Can you go tubeless? Stan's formula is your...

Can you go tubeless? Stan's formula is your weight divided by 7, then add 2psi for the rear and subtract 1 for the front or maybe it's add one to the rear and subtract 2 for the front...something...
08-07-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By mileslong

I spent two minutes on Craigslist for Jersey...

I spent two minutes on Craigslist for Jersey Shore and saw seven or eight quality bikes that beat your two listed options in components and price. I would rather have quality used than inferior new...
07-29-17, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,527
Posted By mileslong

Congratulations, there is nothing quite like...

Congratulations, there is nothing quite like getting a new bike.....now go ride it like you stole it!
07-26-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,527
Posted By mileslong

The previously posted link to the Jamis is a good...

The previously posted link to the Jamis is a good example of what I would be considering based on your description of your terrain. I would also be looking at 27.5+ or 29+ for a little extra cushion...
07-20-17, 11:44 AM
07-19-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,437
Posted By mileslong

I wouldn't feel guilty... you may have helped him...

I wouldn't feel guilty... you may have helped him reignite an old passion that allowed him to have a dignified passing.

I hope I die riding, either on my bike or my mistress.
07-02-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,054
Posted By mileslong

I don't see any problems with your bikes or your...

I don't see any problems with your bikes or your incredible growth in your abilities to ride them.... I do think you have a defective mirror. Having done it, I know that the process of working...
06-27-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,170
Posted By mileslong

Dave, It was once explained to me that keeping...

Dave, It was once explained to me that keeping suicide as an option for dealing with pain is the sufferer's way of feeling some control over situations they can not control. In other words, deciding...
06-26-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,170
Posted By mileslong

There are roughly 450 million people worldwide...

There are roughly 450 million people worldwide who deal with some type of mental illness at any given time. You are not alone. The label is stigmatizing, but the reality is that you probably have a...
06-13-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,833
Posted By mileslong

I must respectfully disagree with you...I find...

I must respectfully disagree with you...I find your post both courageous and helpful. You, me and millions of other middle age men are challenged by the past and how to manage the feelings that are...
05-14-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,052
Posted By mileslong

I have had good luck buying pre-owned bikes and...

I have had good luck buying pre-owned bikes and gotten incredible deals too! I saw a 2012 Trek Superfly and a 2015 Specialized Vita on CL last night for $400 for both!! That's way over $2k new and...
05-10-17, 06:39 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,649
Posted By mileslong

My wife doesn't understand why I have 5 bikes...

My wife doesn't understand why I have 5 bikes either ...... but I am not at S-1 yet so I may get another.
04-10-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,118
Posted By mileslong

They look like wear indicators.....when you can't...

They look like wear indicators.....when you can't see the holes anymore, it's time for new tires.
03-21-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

I hope you haven't reproduced, you are a vile and...

I hope you haven't reproduced, you are a vile and ignorant excuse for a human being.
03-20-17, 04:45 PM
03-10-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

And how are you, Mr. Internet Tough Guy, going to...

And how are you, Mr. Internet Tough Guy, going to move them along? My money says you haven't got the balls to even go into Tent City let alone move anyone along.

Another brilliant post by an...
03-06-17, 05:34 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

You really are ignorant...and I mean that in a...

You really are ignorant...and I mean that in a kind way. You simply are so uninformed that you are allowing fear to dictate your behavior. Elitism is the idea that you are better than some other...
03-05-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

You have made your points eminently clear... you...

You have made your points eminently clear... you are incredibly afraid of these issues because you don't understand them, you are oblivious to your own ignorance and you are self-centered and single...
03-05-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

Psychic powers? No psychic powers I just don't...

Psychic powers? No psychic powers I just don't talk out my ass...I don't pretend to know anything about your finances, I merely seek to illustrate the elitist and scared attitude that you convey...
03-05-17, 06:30 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

Transitional ( short term ) housing is not enough...

Transitional ( short term ) housing is not enough to address the multifaceted, multi-discipline and often multi-generational issues this segment of OUR society faces.

Read up on the "Housing...
03-05-17, 06:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

You seem to have absolutely no understanding of...

You seem to have absolutely no understanding of what elitist attitudes are..re-read your post. The rich people come in and expect to be able to push the unwanted disenfranchised scum out of their...
03-04-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,092
Posted By mileslong

I can't help but hear an elitist sense of...

I can't help but hear an elitist sense of entitlement from all those complaining about the conditions of their trail and the work that others are putting forth in an attempt to address the issue....
01-22-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,997
Posted By mileslong

Like most junkies, you'll regret buying lousy...

Like most junkies, you'll regret buying lousy stuff even if it means you got your fix.

What I would want for the riding you described is a 29er hardtail. 26 favors more technical riding where...
01-21-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,570
Posted By mileslong

That article is three years old, given the...

That article is three years old, given the trendiness of the MTB world, bar ends could be back in style any day now!

FWIW, I still use them for all the reasons you listed, especially because they...
10-18-16, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By mileslong

"In my area finding good 26" mtb tires is getting...

"In my area finding good 26" mtb tires is getting harder, only the cheep walmart type 26" knobbies are available In stores."

JensonUSA has 7 pages, 100+ different 26" tires available...not really...
10-17-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By mileslong

Between those two, I would definitely go with the...

Between those two, I would definitely go with the GT, but only if it fits correctly!

I wouldn't be concerned about 26" wheels, there are still plenty of parts and tires available if you need...
10-14-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By mileslong

incentive = N+1

It sounds to me like you need a mountain bike...
10-03-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By mileslong

If you like the rest of the bike why not just get...

If you like the rest of the bike why not just get a new fork?
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