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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,152
Posted By Eiko

You guys obviously are referring to this and know...

You guys obviously are referring to this and know the story but here's the link if anyone else is interested: https://oppositelock.kinja.com/favorite-sr-71-story-1079127041
05-18-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,212
Posted By alloo

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still...

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still working on it. I purchased a new Blix Aveny this March and commuted during the winter. The first winter is a big learning curve. I learned that I don't like...
05-17-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,402
Posted By Jinkster

I'm no doctor but I've abused myself in many ways...

I'm no doctor but I've abused myself in many ways long enough to know that "Pre Anything NSAIDs" is not a good idea and will only mask the pain enough for you to cause further damage to your joints....
05-14-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25,331
Views: 2,458,980
Posted By Josh206

Did 25 miles for the first time. Got my first...

Did 25 miles for the first time. Got my first bike ever 2 days ago
05-09-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,192
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 441,463
Posted By wthensler

One of the few days I log in more miles than...

One of the few days I log in more miles than OldTryGuy...YES!!....

Seriously, I hope you heal quickly, and I share your pain. Three years ago I was attacked by a wild dog up in the mountains and...
05-07-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

buy a gps and 3 mounts. There is nothing more...

buy a gps and 3 mounts. There is nothing more simple than that. No wires or mounting things on your fork or wheel. Oh and they are 100% accurate too

on the flip side of that, don't use anything....
04-26-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Nerostarr

Knee replacement

I rode bikes road and mountain in my 20's and 30's, it was my hobby and I loved it. Then my knee pain started slowly first in the left knee, followed by my right a few years later. My cycling slowed...
04-14-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,868
Posted By bruce19

Try 100% organic beet juice. I love the stuff but...

Try 100% organic beet juice. I love the stuff but it is a bit sweet. I throw in collagen for my skin.
Replies: 31
Views: 3,179
Posted By bpcyclist

Okay, I am going to do this, since my July trip...

Okay, I am going to do this, since my July trip is almost certainly going to be nixed. So, today, did 101 miles in lovely, 72-degree weather. First short sleeve ride of the year. Did this trail we...
04-02-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By Doctor Morbius

My First CF Road Bike. I'm STOKED!!

Yesterday afternoon a friend of mine stopped over for a visit and in his trunk was a bike he'd recently bought that I coveted. Negotiations were made, hands were (virtually) shook and now it's mine!...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,621
Posted By colombo357

The guys who previously replied to this thread,...

The guys who previously replied to this thread, talking about Strava QOMs, have probably never pinned a race number.

There are some very fast women out there who can hang with the men in the...
03-26-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,042
Posted By freeranger

I think you'll find most people won't buy a big...

I think you'll find most people won't buy a big box store bike if they are serious about riding-most know that they will not be quality and will not last. But for kids who are going to ride them for...
03-25-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,042
Posted By livedarklions

That's the aftermath of the bike share...

That's the aftermath of the bike share bubble--really a very different issue. Maybe I'm missing something here, but the premise of this whole thread really seems off the beam to me--high end carbon...
03-24-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,567
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. The thread is merely a vehicle for those...

Yeah. The thread is merely a vehicle for those wish to discuss. No one is forcing anyone to disclose or discuss anything.
03-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,567
Posted By Biker395

I don't think so. How is there any social stigma...

I don't think so. How is there any social stigma associated with contracting COVID? Some people want to share their stories ... I see no problem in someone asking.
03-09-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By Biker395

Thanks! I forgot to post a link to the route ......

Thanks! I forgot to post a link to the route ...

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32085831
03-02-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,960
Posted By Cougrrcj

Car-related rant from a Senior Citizen -- ...

Car-related rant from a Senior Citizen --

From someone who learned to drive in Mom's '68 Olds Delta Custom 2-dr fastback 'Holiday Coupe' with a fire-breathing, Premium-fuel-only 455-cubic inch...
03-01-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,880
Posted By flyjimmy

I prefer a non caloric silicone based cooking...

I prefer a non caloric silicone based cooking spray.
03-01-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,880
Posted By indyfabz

Never had any such problem.

Never had any such problem.
02-26-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,599
Posted By mstateglfr

That style of security rack is terrible. I do...

That style of security rack is terrible. I do that all the time at my work when I ride and have to use the rack(instead of a wall). No bike is ever in the rack, so its different from a street...
02-26-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,115
Posted By eagletree

Though I tend to have a lot of fun with metrics,...

Though I tend to have a lot of fun with metrics, I totally agree with you. Yesterday I was getting my haircut and the stylist asked me what I'd been doing and I told her how much I've been riding....
02-22-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By RH Clark

I'll be 52 in May. I only started cycling a few...

I'll be 52 in May. I only started cycling a few months after I turned 50. I've been through a complete body transformation. I've lost 160lbs, basically half my body weight as a result of trying to...
02-19-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,192
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 441,463
Posted By FloridaDave

OTG -- you are to be commended for overcoming...

OTG -- you are to be commended for overcoming those challenges and maintaining such a great zest for cycling. I can especially appreciate your perseverance -- I volunteer at a hospital and...
02-17-20, 08:09 AM
02-17-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,499
Posted By mjac

I will bet that was an Amazon return. That was...

I will bet that was an Amazon return. That was what was amazing to me and it has happened several times. As soon as UPS registers the return,which is very shortly after you dropped off the return,...
01-21-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,654
Posted By DaveLeeNC

This year I am going to actually ride, rather...

This year I am going to actually ride, rather than just survive the Six Gap Century. dave
01-19-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,374
Posted By wolfchild

Mountain biking is a great way to learn and...

Mountain biking is a great way to learn and practise how to ride while standing on the pedals. The nature of mountain biking is such that it forces you to get out of the saddle very often especially...
01-17-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 32,546
Posted By pbass

Absolutely. Please don't take Cipro. It is far...

Absolutely. Please don't take Cipro. It is far too dangerous. It has a Black Box Warning from the FDA. That is only for the most dangerous drugs. Ask for a different, non-flouroquinolone antibiotic,...
01-03-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,846
Posted By horatio

Tips and advice from high-mileage folks like you...

Tips and advice from high-mileage folks like you greatly appreciated. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 935
Posted By DrIsotope

:foo: I have no idea what any of this even...

:foo: I have no idea what any of this even means. It's not 1mph, it's 3-4mph-- which in TT terms is gigantic. Thanks to aerobars, I can average 21-22mph on 150-160W for extended periods of time-- ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

40 mile solo ride on Saturday. Plenty of...

40 mile solo ride on Saturday. Plenty of headwinds, thought it was just me but happy to find out that most on Strava riding in the same hood were also commenting on the headwind. :D

Part of my...
12-27-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Sojodave

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my...

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my bike. I broke my right ankle on both sides and broke my tibia/fibia/and my left shoulder. My come back has been rough. However, this year I rode over 3k...
12-23-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,805
Posted By TiHabanero

For long distance at high speed I use the Moto...

For long distance at high speed I use the Moto Guzzi V11 Jackel. Not very aero, but it does the ton without any trouble;)
12-22-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,309
Posted By Leisesturm

I wonder if you really know just what kind of...

I wonder if you really know just what kind of road rage doing such a thing would elicit. Personally if things were cold enough to result in ice ANYWHERE on the road I would not be out and about on a...
12-20-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,824
Posted By FiftySix

True, technology exists to eliminate hand holding...

True, technology exists to eliminate hand holding even if just using an earbud/microphone set.

However, I see people hand holding and looking down at their phone at the rate of probably 1 car out...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By Clipped_in

Sweating it out on the trainer and snowshoeing...

Sweating it out on the trainer and snowshoeing for me. We had some beautiful new snow.
...
12-13-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 32,546
Posted By pbass

Please avoid taking Cipro or Levaquin if a doctor...

Please avoid taking Cipro or Levaquin if a doctor tries to prescribe it to you. It is simply too risky, and there are alternatives. My story: I recently got "floxed" by Cipro, prescribed for a...
12-13-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,866
Posted By burnthesheep

Ok, it's PG......a variant of the joke Three...

Ok, it's PG......a variant of the joke

Three men die and go to heaven. Standing in line to get in past the gate they see St. Peter handing out bicycles to people entering. "Sweet, I get a bike!"...
12-03-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,021
Posted By DrIsotope

Tell that to Wahoo. The KICKRbike...

Tell that to Wahoo. The KICKRbike (https://www.wahoofitness.com/devices/smart-bike/kickr-bike/buy) is listed at $3,499. Most of the smart trainer market hovers around $1,200, and you still need a...
12-03-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,021
Posted By OBoile

Wow! That article was a master class in over...

Wow! That article was a master class in over analysis and manufactured outrage.
12-03-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,021
Posted By livedarklions

IRL, you'd have to know the context of that gift...

IRL, you'd have to know the context of that gift to know what implications it conveyed. If "already fit" wife had been complaining about the difficulties of getting to the gym and/or riding on the...
12-03-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,021
Posted By noimagination

OK, I read it. Still don't see in the...

OK, I read it.

Still don't see in the commercial what the op-ed author sees.

IMO, this is all about perception. What one reads into this commercial says far more about oneself than it says...
12-03-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,021
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Awareness of just what though? It is just...

Awareness of just what though?

It is just an ad.

You know what I find really offensive?

All the ads this time of the year depicting happy families getting together, doing fun things and...
12-03-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,021
Posted By burnthesheep

1. Example of the outrage and cancel culture we...

1. Example of the outrage and cancel culture we have these days.

2. There is such a thing as "skinny fat". You don't have to be really overweight to be unfit and unhealthy. Think Joe Dirt.
...
12-03-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,021
Posted By Phil_gretz

The ad certainly doesn't offend me. I'm a bit...

The ad certainly doesn't offend me. I'm a bit amused by the image of fit, financially strong and active people who buy Peleton.

More amusing would be typical American slobs, living paycheck to...
11-30-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,134
Posted By shelbyfv

This is valuable info for consumers and not...

This is valuable info for consumers and not readily available! Please share your source:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 64,115
Posted By badger1

I can offer some limited comment here, fwiw. My...

I can offer some limited comment here, fwiw. My bike came with FS 1.0 -- the progressive spring version. The factory defect I noted above aside, it worked as advertised and certainly did noticeably...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 64,115
Posted By MattTheHat

I'll preface my response by saying that I'm a big...

I'll preface my response by saying that I'm a big guy, about 250 pounds.

I ran the FS1 on my Diverge Comp with the heaviest spring. Even so, it was a bit too mushy for my preference. I suppose I...
10-21-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Definition of accident...

Definition of accident https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accident

1a : an unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance.
b : lack of intention or necessity : chance


What are the...
10-21-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By ForMyBoys

I had it narrowed down to the spongy wonder and...

I had it narrowed down to the spongy wonder and the spiderflex. I went with the spongy wonder because of the ability to adjust the width between the pads. After getting it set up it didn't seem to...
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