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Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,320
Posted By DocJames

As an employee of a very busy, high volume shop,...

As an employee of a very busy, high volume shop, I can't begin to tell you how impractical and unfeasible this would be. Most people start with mostly stock and change and upgrade along the way.
...
06-04-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GlennR

I set all my activities to private and turned off...

I set all my activities to private and turned off flyby.

I mostly use Garmin Connect but Strava has some features that are different.

BTW.. I never used Facebook or any other "social media"....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,320
Posted By Trakhak

I wonder whether the people who insist that they...

I wonder whether the people who insist that they would never ride a stock saddle tend to be heavier. At 5' 8" or so and around 120 to 125 pounds (guessing; I don't own a scale), I'm not sure that...
06-01-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By Rolla

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,320
Posted By JonnyV

Have you met people? Have you heard about the...

Have you met people? Have you heard about the tide pod challenge? If bikes came without saddles people would complain that their seat post isn't comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,320
Posted By Doomrider74

Actually, yes: The Specialized Power saddle that...

Actually, yes: The Specialized Power saddle that came on my Tarmac is great, and the SDG that came on my Norco mountain bike is very good, too.
05-27-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By RickJay

better yet register with both. Get better...

better yet register with both. Get better coverage of cities, agencies and bike shops that use the systems.
Forum: Foo
05-20-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,126
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I was in the Army in 1969, but did to get go to a...

I was in the Army in 1969, but did to get go to a Jimi Hendrix concert at the Waikiki Shell, Honolulu on Memorial Day 1969. The crowd was Ĺ GI's and Ĺ hippies and everyone thought his performance of...
Forum: Foo
05-19-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,126
Posted By 79pmooney

I was 16, into racing my 12' sailboat and we were...

I was 16, into racing my 12' sailboat and we were driving out Mass Pike to a race in eastern NY state with my boat on top of the car. Passed and got passed by dozens of wild vehicles, hippies and...
05-14-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By philbob57

I agree with the above, but it takes a good many...

I agree with the above, but it takes a good many miles to break one's butt in. How many miles have you ridden so far on the new saddle? You've got to give each candidate some time to find out if it's...
05-10-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,231
Posted By downtube42

I have four older brothers, none of whom do...

I have four older brothers, none of whom do anything closely resembling exercise. We're talking obesity, mobility challenges, diabetes, diabetes complications, high blood pressure, knee replacements...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,791
Posted By rubiksoval

Why on Earth is this a covid-related thing only? ...

Why on Earth is this a covid-related thing only?

That's absolutely disgusting.
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,459
Posted By ahsposo

That said, anybody interested in pool on how long...

That said, anybody interested in pool on how long Hondo lasts?
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,459
Posted By no motor?

Who else thought Hondo's account got hacked?

Who else thought Hondo's account got hacked?
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,459
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m thinking about growing some hippie lettuce...

I’m thinking about growing some hippie lettuce with the green beans.
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,459
Posted By ooga-booga

what fresh hell is under discussion here? ...

what fresh hell is under discussion here?
pilsner and pretzels time!

...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,459
Posted By genec

Learn how to brew. Takes a day to boil/mix...

Learn how to brew.

Takes a day to boil/mix the ingredients, then about 10 to 14 days for first fermentation... Then you bottle it and wait about another 2 weeks for further fermentation and...
02-16-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,105
Posted By tomato coupe

Where in the world do you get those numbers? I...

Where in the world do you get those numbers? I get at least 10x that mileage.
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,307
Posted By tyrion

Please don't call them Surely.

Please don't call them Surely.
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,307
Posted By djb

2022 thread title, "why are there no touring...

2022 thread title, "why are there no touring bikes sold with rim brakes?"

2025 thread title " why are there no touring bikes sold with triples?"

2035 thread title " why are there no touring...
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,307
Posted By indyfabz

Pro tip: Before you start descending through the...

Pro tip: Before you start descending through the posts, pay attention to the date of the OP.

P.S. Plenty of touring bikes now have disc brakes. In fact, Surely now sells only a disc version of its...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By Hypno Toad

Try using Google Maps to get an estimated ride...

Try using Google Maps to get an estimated ride time :thumb:

If I'm really interested in ETA (normally rides over 4 hours), I load the route to my Garmin and have a data field with ETA based on...
01-25-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By Riveting

I've seen studies that state that you live longer...

I've seen studies that state that you live longer if you DO drink. And those are the only studies that I listen to!

https://time.com/5166514/moderate-drinking-live-longer-study/
01-25-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By boberuddy

My club mates have said many times, "we have a...

My club mates have said many times, "we have a nice drinking club with a 'cycling' problem."
01-25-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By pdxsforider

An cold IPA after or during a ride ALWAYS hits...

An cold IPA after or during a ride ALWAYS hits the spot!
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lunch break
01-24-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,974
Posted By jaxgtr

I actually find their sizing to be pretty good as...

I actually find their sizing to be pretty good as I am not skinny and their jerseys, shorts, and shoes match up with what I normally wear. And I am not asian if that matters.
01-21-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By tilsover

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To each their own. Cheers!
01-20-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By indyfabz

I rode straight to my local bar at the end of my...

I rode straight to my local bar at the end of my last tour. Wasnít the first time. :D
01-20-21, 04:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By SurferCyclist

Pfft, I don't need to ride my bike to enjoy a few...

Pfft, I don't need to ride my bike to enjoy a few beers or glasses of vino collapso, I find I'm quite capable of imbibing whenever I feel like it. Might be post ride but then again might be post...
01-19-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By tilsover

Beer after a ride? Yes, please. And perhaps a...

Beer after a ride? Yes, please. And perhaps a bourbon a little later. Thank you, and good riding!
Forum: Touring
01-15-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,986
Posted By AlanK

I Finally Got It!

I finally got it! Well, it's actually the 2020 model, but the specs are exactly the same (color is the only difference). Unfortunately it wasn't through my LBS, which I feel badly about, but he said...
01-14-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,989
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I really like modern indexed shifting at your...

I really like modern indexed shifting at your fingertips where you don't have to let go of the bars in a technical situation in order to shift. That being said, downtube shifters work very well, cost...
01-14-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,989
Posted By MRT2

I grew up with downtube shifters, or worse, those...

I grew up with downtube shifters, or worse, those friction shifters on the stem. Fast forward to the mid 90s, and I bought my first bike with indexed shifting. Then fast forward to the mid 2000s,...
Forum: Foo
01-14-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,466
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Mom got her vaccination

Took my 78 year old mother to get vaccinated today. The unproved Moderna vaccines. 60 years of smoking government approved tobacco hasnít killed ya https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/lol.gif...
12-15-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,715
Posted By msu2001la

Hanging back and not passing isn't the same as...

Hanging back and not passing isn't the same as drafting though. I sometimes find myself riding behind someone for a while if I'm not confident that I can pass and stay in front of them, but I'll...
12-15-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,715
Posted By Kapusta

How to avoid being drafted...... Bone spurs?

How to avoid being drafted......

Bone spurs?
12-10-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,078
Posted By wgscott

By you.

By you.
12-10-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,078
Posted By Biker395

The vaccines are showing 90-95% effective. That...

The vaccines are showing 90-95% effective. That is a whole lot better than zero and more than enough to end the pandemic if enough people ignore all the misinformation and get vaccinated.

Covid...
Forum: Touring
12-08-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,800
Posted By Tourist in MSN

My five week tour of Candian Maritimes in summer...

My five week tour of Candian Maritimes in summer 2019, I saw five consecutive days of rain in the forecast, so I adjusted my route and made a reservation to stay at a hostel in Charlottetown PEI for...
Forum: Foo
12-07-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,405
Posted By caloso

This seemed more like an introvert/extrovert test.

This seemed more like an introvert/extrovert test.
12-06-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,084
Posted By cb400bill

Have fun.

Have fun.
11-24-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m having a beer in isolation with a campfire,...

I’m having a beer in isolation with a campfire, listening to AC/DC ... All of you be safe because I said so! Been to Adirondack Park a few years ago it was awesome. I had a great time visiting...
11-21-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,660
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No matter how bad life gets, it's never bad...

No matter how bad life gets, it's never bad enough for cheap beer. And good beer always makes life better, even if it's already going well. "Life's too short to drink bad beer." -me
11-21-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,660
Posted By clubman

Nope. It's boring. Sangetsu is already blocked....

Nope. It's boring. Sangetsu is already blocked. Life's too short for ridiculous sophistry. I'm moving on.
11-21-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,529
Posted By Koyote

Since I'd rather ride than watch a twelve minute...

Since I'd rather ride than watch a twelve minute video, I suppose I am a cyclist.
11-21-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,529
Posted By CargoDane

I couldn't be bothered watching 12 minutes of...

I couldn't be bothered watching 12 minutes of video.

Of course he is a "cyclist". Everyone on a bicycle (or trike, or unicycle) is a frigging cyclist. That's like saying people in cars or on...
11-19-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,660
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Life is good right now despite all the negativity...

Life is good right now despite all the negativity going on. AC/DC and cold cheap beer.
...
11-19-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My wife and I both work at the same hospital- she...

My wife and I both work at the same hospital- she is in direct contact with Cov positive patients regularly, providing care, and I’m in the laboratory, performing testing on various specimens...
11-17-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,755
Posted By cloud

looks promising ...

looks promising
https://img-s-msn-com.akamaized.net/tenant/amp/entityid/AAapfVx.img?h=40&w=138&m=6&q=60&o=f&l=f&f=png (http://www.nytimes.com/)Immunity to the Coronavirus May Last Years, New Data...
11-17-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,755
Posted By tds101

I hope to someday take you up on the offer. Thank...

I hope to someday take you up on the offer. Thank you.
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