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12-05-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By PilotFishBob

No bikes, but I've looked in the mirror a few...

No bikes, but I've looked in the mirror a few times and asked myself that question.
12-05-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 301
Posted By 76SLT

It's a shame this bike will exist longer than Sears as a company.

I just picked up this really clean Sears Sport Racer. The guys neighbor bought it new and put just over 300 miles on it according to the odometer and according to what the original owner said. I...
12-04-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Daniel4

I turned 60 almost four months ago. There's...

I turned 60 almost four months ago. There's nothing in this forum that makes me feel like I shouldn't be here.

Keep riding and I hope we both can still be posting when we're in our 90s.
12-04-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Binky

Bike paths done right...

Bike paths done right.... so it IS possible.

Picture from Holland.


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12-04-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Artmo

in 3 days I turn 81😊

in 3 days I turn 81😊
12-03-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By noglider

Most people donít know how bikes work

https://youtu.be/9cNmUNHSBac
12-03-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By raceboy

Iím sure the cops concluded that the cyclists...

Iím sure the cops concluded that the cyclists inside the bike shop caused the crash.
12-02-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 785
Posted By JoeyBike

My favorite part in the commercial is where the...

My favorite part in the commercial is where the GM passes a semi hands free! Notice that the VEHICLE actually used a turn signal indicator!! (00:23)
12-02-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By genejockey

Bikes and wheels make only a small difference in...

Bikes and wheels make only a small difference in speed, and speed in an imaginary place is irrelevant unless you're racing. So if you don't race, all you're doing is dolling up your avatar.
12-02-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 785
Posted By Bald Paul

I take issue with the way the manufacturers (and...

I take issue with the way the manufacturers (and in particular, GM) are advertising the technology. Showing people with no hands on the wheel, playing patty-cake to music? What's next, a Caddy...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 901
Posted By Zaskar

Remember, only the guys behind you can see your...

Remember, only the guys behind you can see your bike.

Seriously though, no one gives a &$#* about your bike except you.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 901
Posted By seypat

Your competitors will be looking more at your...

Your competitors will be looking more at your socks to see if they are the right length and match your kit.
11-30-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 764
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Strava heatmap - google it. Then plan your routes...

Strava heatmap - google it. Then plan your routes with RideWithGPS. You can use the Satellite view to see what the road looks like. You could drive your route first if you wanted to, or just ride it....
11-30-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By rumrunn6

they don't work for me only this does ...

they don't work for me

only this does
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Forum: Touring
11-29-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 876
Posted By robow

Thumbies are generally considered to be quite...

Thumbies are generally considered to be quite reliable and are definitely more available vs. grip shift. Owned both, one vote for thumbies here.
11-29-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 851
Posted By seypat

I thought maybe OP was talking about switching...

I thought maybe OP was talking about switching tires on his bike.
11-29-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,692
Posted By Doug Fattic

A shortish history of modern American frame builders

The general population of adult Americans did not ride bicycles until the bike boom of 1970. Before then they were for kids to get around until they finally got their driverís license. I saw my 1st...
11-28-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,118
Posted By spelger

This seems like a troll thread to me. Need carbon...

This seems like a troll thread to me. Need carbon wheels, gotta look good, don't want to spend much...and no one seemed to catch the eurobike comment.
11-26-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By JanMM

Good job! I rode 5,000+ miles for the first...

Good job!
I rode 5,000+ miles for the first time in 2019, my first year in retirement.
I blame Covid for a drop to 4,300 in 2020 - mostly due to almost no club rides. But I did ride on 50 more days...
11-26-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By MinnMan

Congrats. 5k is a significant milestone. I...

Congrats. 5k is a significant milestone.

I no longer know how to count my miles. I used to count only outdoor miles. But In the last two years the proportion of miles done on Zwift has become...
11-25-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 548
Posted By digger

That made me laugh!

That made me laugh!
11-22-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By dreamy

Thanks for the replies. It seems to be in solid...

Thanks for the replies. It seems to be in solid good working order, just full of gunk , so I'll give it a good clean and see how it goes.
Forum: Touring
11-21-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By RollingExist

6,000 miles and 6 months into a two year tour

Hi everybody,

My partner and I are currently about 6k miles and 6 months into a two year (or more?) tour. We rode a big loop of the PNW (PCH, Sierra Cascades Route) starting in May, then headed...
11-21-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,070
Posted By Bald Paul

Usually, the newer versions / higher number...

Usually, the newer versions / higher number GoPros have higher resolution, and better stabilization.

HOWEVER, I've read reviews on the new GoPro Hero 10, and some have complained that it will...
11-20-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,070
Posted By SpedFast

There are lots of gopro knockoffs in the fifty...

There are lots of gopro knockoffs in the fifty buck range that work great and some even have bt remotes. One of mine does. They also come with image stabilization, but if there's a piece of footage...
11-20-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By frogman

My Favorite Bike Shop

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11-15-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,400
Posted By jlmonte

Shingles had me sidelined

Suffered Shingles back in February (after retiring in January) resulted in bad left eye nerve damage. On top of this, cataracts was creeping before the Shingles and already hindering my vision....
11-14-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,642
Posted By wolfchild

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving...

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving threads and you'll be fine.:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By mschwett

oh for sure. those are just the 30 instances of...

oh for sure. those are just the 30 instances of the same ride. iíve been doing around 500-600 miles a month.
11-10-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By cyclist2000

I have no doubt that I will ride again, Iím...

I have no doubt that I will ride again, Iím determined but patient.
11-07-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Pratt

Empire State Trail

Today, Sunday, November 7, on pp 33-35 of the New York Times' Sports section there are two articles about the Empire State Trail. East to West, is the Erie Canal Towpath which has been documented...
11-05-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,404
Posted By wolfchild

What she really meant was that she and her bike...

What she really meant was that she and her bike club is a bunch of elitist snobs...The comment she made about flat bars being unsafe is complete BS..
11-05-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 943
Posted By poprad

It's been awhile, & a '74 International

BF folks,
It's been a good, long while since I've posted on here. The short version is a move to Paris in early 2018, a new job and learning the ropes of it, then COVID followed by a bad bike...
10-31-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By kahn

Who can ride when you have to deal with this!!! ...

Who can ride when you have to deal with this!!! You want location? I will provide it if you offer to help! :p

Seattle, WA

...
10-31-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,084
Posted By Merrimac

I am 75, never very athletic, average speeds in...

I am 75, never very athletic, average speeds in the 12–15 mph range. I ride about 1,000 miles a year. I switch back and forth from the hoods to the drops. My speed always is better on the drops, but...
10-31-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By Oldsledz

My Winter bike. Ride in midland Michigan. ...

My Winter bike. Ride in midland Michigan.
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10-31-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By Oldsledz

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10-31-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By CAT7RDR

Neither. How much space can one bike possibly...

Neither.
How much space can one bike possibly take?
Be creative with your space and keep both.
10-30-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By rsbob

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10-30-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By Fredo76

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Cottonwoods on Upper San Pedro
10-30-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By Mtl01

Winter is coming... ...

Winter is coming...

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10-30-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By Fredo76

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From today's ride, on Lower San Pedro Road.
10-29-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,476
Posted By blacknbluebikes

If you're doing that kinda mileage, you should...

If you're doing that kinda mileage, you should not go cheap. You're saying that you average about 1hr 15 minutes riding every day, so if you're going to take that schedule to the "pain cave" then go...
10-28-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By shelbyfv

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10-28-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,546
Posted By tomato coupe

At the very least, I'd like to know the first 100...

At the very least, I'd like to know the first 100 of the countless reasons.
10-27-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,000
Posted By rsbob

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10-27-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,353
Posted By livedarklions

OP misses his youthful days when downshifting...

OP misses his youthful days when downshifting meant putting a smaller front wheel on the penny farthing.
10-27-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,353
Posted By Phil_gretz

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Forum: Touring
10-26-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,986
Posted By Doug64

Your setup should work. My wife rode across the...

Your setup should work. My wife rode across the U.S. using only a pair of Ortlieb Front Packers (used on the rear rack), and her camping gear carried on top of the rack. She has graduated to full...
10-25-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By spelger

i love these silly answers. everyone who rides a...

i love these silly answers. everyone who rides a trainer of any sort knows they are not riding any distance or climbing any elevation. we get that it is all virtual or simulated. but there sure is a...
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