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11-27-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,135
Posted By wphamilton

I was pulled over once, about ten years ago, but...

I was pulled over once, about ten years ago, but it was weirder than a traffic infraction. About 10 or 11 at night, a commute in the middle of winter, and I was just past the trailhead entrance on...
11-26-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 312,542
Posted By alcjphil

I have been using a helmet for so long that my 44...

I have been using a helmet for so long that my 44 year old son has never seen me on a bike without one
11-26-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By Reynolds

+1. Lower the saddle so he can reach the floor...

+1. Lower the saddle so he can reach the floor comfortably while seated, remove the pedals so he doesn't scratch his shins/calves and tell him to sit on the bike and push it with his feet on the...
11-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By aggiegrads

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it...

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it like a balance bike.
11-26-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,419
Posted By Gundo

The solitude

The solitude
11-25-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By Maelochs

not sure about that lid ... how can you see...

not sure about that lid ... how can you see strafing fighter planes or incoming alien abductors?
11-23-20, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By palysiak

like button missing

Just for the record, I cleared the cache and cookies, and nothing worked.
Not hugely important, just thought I would like some very well thought out answers, but, for whatever reason perhaps not.
...
11-21-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,950
Posted By CargoDane

I need to take a photo of mine like that.

I need to take a photo of mine like that.
11-15-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 952
Posted By BobbyG

Cacti After 18 years of commuting 9 miles each...

Cacti After 18 years of commuting 9 miles each way, and plenty of 20-30 mile weekend rides I was forced off the bike for a year by a non-cycling injury. Once I was able to walk without excessive pain...
11-15-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 952
Posted By Maelochs

But also .... make sure the brakes aren't...

But also .... make sure the brakes aren't dragging. A very experienced cyclist on another site just posted how he took a two-hour ride and the whole time was thinking how he was feeling terrible that...
11-15-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By palysiak

How do I "like" a post?

I have searched the FAQ, fiddled with the threads I read and I cannot figure out how to "like" a post.
11-13-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,581
Posted By Lemond1985

When you have an air horn and a hammer, every...

When you have an air horn and a hammer, every problem becomes either a nail, or someone to blast in the face with deafening noise. :lol:
11-11-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By downhillmaster

Riiight... The very first response was “sell...

Riiight...
The very first response was “sell the bike and watch tv”
And that was seconded about 3 posts later.
Have a seat :rolleyes:
11-11-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By rydabent

After re-reading your thread and all the replies...

After re-reading your thread and all the replies consider the following. If you really want to continue cycling for health reason do consider a different bike. 70 years ago a 3 speed was a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,709
Posted By msu2001la

Have you ever rode a bike before?

Have you ever rode a bike before?
11-10-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By Milton Keynes

That's kind of harsh. She's not that bad looking.

That's kind of harsh. She's not that bad looking.
11-10-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By GAtkins

End of thread...

End of thread...
11-10-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By CargoDane

Insert your wheel where it is supposed to be,...

Insert your wheel where it is supposed to be, loosen the two bolts holding the caliper (just a little), wrap a piece of cardboard (or a playing card) around the rotor (or use two small pieces - on on...
11-10-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By indyfabz

It's a distant relative of custom ti 3 speeds...

It's a distant relative of custom ti 3 speeds bikes that are popular with the Rapha racer boy types.

And I too would love to see some pics. Proof of life pics.
11-10-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By hazetguy

I'd like to know what the "3 speed entry level...

I'd like to know what the "3 speed entry level bike" is, and your general location. Please post some pics of what you're riding.

I know around here, there is no way I'd get any enjoyment out of...
11-10-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,609
Posted By woodcraft

Find someone to ride with. Changes from...

Find someone to ride with.

Changes from focusing on the discomfort to chatting, and wanting to not look bad to the other person.

Eventually, fitness improves, and with it, enjoyment.
11-09-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,101
Posted By marguette

AWESOM! You look like a true professional...

AWESOM! You look like a true professional cyclist.
11-09-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 858
Posted By Iride01

Usually the bike shops here ask you to bring the...

Usually the bike shops here ask you to bring the bike back in two to three months or around 300 to 400 miles which ever comes first. And it's usually a free inspection that includes checking and...
11-09-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 858
Posted By HillRider

A tune-up at 400 miles should only mean refining...

A tune-up at 400 miles should only mean refining the shifting and brake adjustments since cables and housing usually "bed in" in the initial miles and need some small adjustments. Beyond that a full...
11-06-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By George

I started when I was 66 and have been riding 14...

I started when I was 66 and have been riding 14 years or a little longer. I rode more when I started, but now it’s about 3 times a week. I usually ride 25 to 30 miles a ride. All my riding is on the...
11-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,167
Posted By downtube42

We are the other. Ten motorists roll through a...

We are the other. Ten motorists roll through a stop sign and motorists think those are just bad drivers. One cyclist rolls through the stop sign, and motorists think the cyclist is demonstrating the...
11-02-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,167
Posted By SpeedRanger

The other day while riding, a motorist yelled at...

The other day while riding, a motorist yelled at me.. "GO BACK TO EUROPE IF YOU WANNA BIKE" ....I didn't understand his rant but it made me laugh as he drove away in his Audi. :rolleyes:
11-02-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,167
Posted By big john

That sentiment has been around for as long as I...

That sentiment has been around for as long as I can remember. When a cyclist gets hit by a car, read the comments on the news story. Much of our country is strongly anti-bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,739
Posted By Iride01

Where do other people cycle in your area? If you...

Where do other people cycle in your area? If you are on roads that other people regularly cycle on, then you are on roads that most traffic probably expects cyclists.

That's not to say you aren't...
10-30-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,317
Posted By Reflector Guy

I am thinking of designing an outfit that looks...

I am thinking of designing an outfit that looks like an enormous anthropomorphic cell phone. Essentially a cell phone with arms and legs and a head.
Forum: Commuting
10-28-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,071
Posted By siesta_texas

Thanks for the tips! Rode this morning for first...

Thanks for the tips! Rode this morning for first time. Colder than usual and windy but still felt great. Route was 14.5 miles and managed to clock in at an hour. Wasn't trying to go fast at took...
Forum: Introductions
10-28-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Unca_Sam

Please read the forum rules. A paid membership to...

Please read the forum rules. A paid membership to the forum is required to post in the 'for sale' threads.
Forum: Commuting
10-28-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,071
Posted By flangehead

There are quite a few commuters to the Energy...

There are quite a few commuters to the Energy Corridor from your area. (Though with COVID many of them are working from home now. I commute through Addicks but I know a number of Katy commuters,...
10-27-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,994
Posted By njkayaker

I know that. Also, the issue you are describing...

I know that. Also, the issue you are describing is much less of an issue when following behind. In this case, the flashing doesn't move much across the visual field (which makes the "comparisons over...
10-26-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,994
Posted By njkayaker

Whut?? Drivers don't seem to have much...

Whut??


Drivers don't seem to have much trouble judging the distance because, where it matters, their headlights work for that.

The point of flashing lights is to be recognized as a cyclist...
10-26-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 8,518
Posted By Phil_gretz

Can you please say your age and where (generally)...

Can you please say your age and where (generally) you live? These details may factor into our responses.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-25-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By reverborama

Rear Rack on the Cheap

I decided to throw a rear rack on my Kona Wo but I'm cheap. They want a whole lot of $$ for them. So I looked at what I had laying on the shelf and there was a Pletscher rat-trap rack I'd pulled off...
10-25-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,415
Posted By preventec47

In the year 2005 I was in a pack of 5 riders...

In the year 2005 I was in a pack of 5 riders tailgating each other going down a hill about 30 mph and the 2nd riders front wheel touched the rear wheel of the leader and there was a terrible pileup. ...
10-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 8,518
Posted By rollagain

There's another factor about being prepared that...

There's another factor about being prepared that the OP doesn't apprehend, and that's the possibility of being able to help someone else, which is more than enough reward for having lugged all those...
Forum: Touring
10-24-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By djb

copy it but get in touch if you want to use it...

copy it but get in touch if you want to use it anywhere officialesque.
it was middle of nowhere Mexico, and went on for a surprisingly long period. You sure as heck wouldnt want to fall on it. Gave...
10-24-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 8,518
Posted By tomato coupe

You're fine without any tools. To be clear,...

You're fine without any tools. To be clear, however, DO NOT CALL ME IF YOU GET A FLAT! I will not come to get you.
10-24-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 8,518
Posted By roka

I personally enjoy being self sufficient and...

I personally enjoy being self sufficient and knowing that I can fix flats and other minor issues “out there” myself. It’s fun and satisfying learning how to fix things yourself and with the...
10-24-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,020
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Views: 427,128
Posted By cb400bill

Scrodzilla - 6 months - Continuous failure to...

Scrodzilla - 6 months - Continuous failure to follow forum rules, Insults.
10-22-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,372
Posted By gios

little things that made you happy during your ride today...

Street sweeper did a pass on most of the bike lanes! My favorite nail that I roll around was (a) gone(r) lol.

:)
10-22-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By cb400bill

Go Fund Me, etcetera are not allowed to be...

Go Fund Me, etcetera are not allowed to be advertised on Bike Forums.
10-21-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,038
Posted By canklecat

Not always. Even after my left thyroid lobe was...

Not always. Even after my left thyroid lobe was removed (dead, calcified with encapsulated malignant tumor), the docs suggested keeping the right lobe. The right lobe was still sorta functional. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,302
Posted By Koyote

Hideous.

Hideous.
10-20-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,480
Posted By tyrion

Yeah those retractable leashes are deadly. You...

Yeah those retractable leashes are deadly. You don't really know how constrained the dog is. You might think it's at the end of it's leash then - oh no!
10-19-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,141
Posted By fjhunt

I got hit by a car during bright daylight while...

I got hit by a car during bright daylight while wearing a bright pink/red jersey. The driver said he never saw me. Now I use a 350 lumens flashing tail light and ride mostly on gravel roads.
10-17-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,994
Posted By canklecat

I saw my first cyclist with a rear facing white...

I saw my first cyclist with a rear facing white light a few nights ago. From a distance and as I approached I couldn't tell whether it was a salmon coming toward me in the right lane, or a very slow...
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