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06-13-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By genec

I rode a rusty girls bike (missing top tube) with...

I rode a rusty girls bike (missing top tube) with a bent up front basket for 2 semesters at college... never had to lock it. It was always waiting for me.
Forum: Foo
06-12-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 5,074
Posted By base2

As always, the cure for high prices is high...

As always, the cure for high prices is high prices.

That there isn't a diversity in the fuel used in the transportation market place between gas, diesel, electric, propane, ethanol, hydrogen, &...
06-10-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By cb400bill

Handled. thread closed

Handled.

thread closed
06-02-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By MinnMan

I should add that I don't count fittings at point...

I should add that I don't count fittings at point of sale as the same thing. The fittings that have mattered to me have been with people who did bike fitting only (no sales) on existing bikes.
...
05-31-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,025
Posted By Charlie Ky

Lost 103 Lbs and not done yet

I'm an odd bird of sorts. 64 yo widower and very fortunate in many ways. My health is, according to my pcp, surprisingly good considering my history of poor diet and smoking. I met the covid thing...
05-06-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,969
Posted By ThermionicScott

They should bring back the café raids, too. :) ...

They should bring back the café raids, too. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3EanUbDJCE
04-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,969
Posted By semroc

Let's have the tdf be on a velodrome only. Or is...

Let's have the tdf be on a velodrome only. Or is that too risky? Or no, on stationary bikes. Too risky again?
04-27-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,969
Posted By MinnMan

Bike racing is too risky. We should all follow...

Bike racing is too risky. We should all follow track and field instead.
04-19-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By MinnMan

Shimano wheels. And they blame flat tires for...

Shimano wheels. And they blame flat tires for the failures

https://www.velonews.com/gear/road-gear/watch-videos-of-wout-van-aert-and-christophe-laporte-riding-broken-wheels-at-paris-roubaix/
...
04-19-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By MinnMan

Probably you've seen this ...

Probably you've seen this

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/worldtour-mechanics-bemoan-shimano-chain-drops/
04-18-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By GrainBrain

Didn't quite a few riders run tubeless clinchers?...

Didn't quite a few riders run tubeless clinchers? I think a lot of problems came from the rim getting damaged. You wouldn't have as much problems with tubular on a dinged up rim. I think was it...
04-18-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By slcbob

There are tires that 99.9+% for sure will not...

There are tires that 99.9+% for sure will not flat on that course. But they're slow. And it's a race.

Tough choices.

Even the moon race had its Apollo 1 and Apollo 13.
04-18-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By MinnMan

Interesting turn of phrase. Of course, we sent...

Interesting turn of phrase. Of course, we sent men to the Moon 50 years ago, and have been unable or unwilling since. The Artemis mission aims to return humans to the Moon in the next 5 years,...
04-04-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,970
Posted By zandoval

Statistically speaking Statins are a good idea if...

Statistically speaking Statins are a good idea if your Cholesterol and Triglycerides are elevated. If you are going to take a Statin it should be Atorvastatin or Resuvastatin for at least the first...
03-27-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,197
Posted By Wildwood

Clear your handlebars and your mind will follow! ...

Clear your handlebars and your mind will follow!


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03-27-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By Fredo76

"Where are the restrooms?" "Where's the Coke...

"Where are the restrooms?"
"Where's the Coke machine?"
"How long does it take to see this place?"
03-25-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By Koyote

Black Sun is a very good little novel, and a bit...

Black Sun is a very good little novel, and a bit unlike Abbey’s other works. It’s autobiographical, and my old friend’s mother is the basis for one of the characters. (She and Abbey were an item back...
Forum: Foo
12-23-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,105
Posted By mtnbud

I had to suffer a few years through a new boss...

I had to suffer a few years through a new boss who decided to bully me as he was also bullying others. One of the things he'd do is falsely accuse employees of various things. I'd been handed a...
Forum: Foo
12-22-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12,315
Views: 2,663,534
Posted By cb400bill

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Forum: Foo
12-16-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,379
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The ground should cause a fumble.

The ground should cause a fumble.
11-10-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,970
Posted By Richard Cranium

Funny thing about a lot of drugs these days -...

Funny thing about a lot of drugs these days - they may work well and change various diagnostic markers - but still not prevent the disease or malady they were prescribed for. My experience is that...
10-30-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,970
Posted By dmanthree

Statins did NOT work for me! I became so damned...

Statins did NOT work for me! I became so damned lethargic there was no point in continuing the drug. Opt for lifestyle changes instead if you want to address cholesterol.
10-20-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,970
Posted By freeranger

Similar side effects when I tried statins. Now,...

Similar side effects when I tried statins. Now, maybe the current statins are better than several I tried some 30 yrs ago, but I experienced a loss of power. There was a hill up to a ridge, and I was...
10-13-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,953
Posted By VegasTriker

See private message with pictures. You can...

See private message with pictures. You can continue to use the crappy o-ring mount but I opened my light and screwed the back of the light to the holder.
10-13-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,953
Posted By Gravel Rider

Super bright and has a good saddle mount option. ...

Super bright and has a good saddle mount option.
https://www.moonsportusa.com/product-page/nebula-2019
10-08-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By Kat12

Way back in elementary school, we had a "bike...

Way back in elementary school, we had a "bike safety" presentation, and they had a drawing for a few bike helmets. My friend won one. He was so proud of that thing that he wore it outside for...
10-08-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I had the same experience a few years back but...

I had the same experience a few years back but was not lucky enough to land on the top of my head. Instead I hit the ground pretty good with my cheekbone. No fracture but was quite the sight (and a...
10-08-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By livedarklions

I've had two times where I had an overhanging...

I've had two times where I had an overhanging branch strike my helmet while I was riding at speed (It's easier to do than it sounds on fast winding country roads--just slightly above eye level and...
10-07-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By indyfabz

Red helmets are faster than blue helmets, but not...

Red helmets are faster than blue helmets, but not as fast as white helmets.
10-07-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,958
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I have used a DiNotte tail light for about 20...

I have used a DiNotte tail light for about 20 years. It is extremely bright, 300-400 lumens, somewhere in that range. With a bright light like that, you point it at the ground behind you so that it...
10-07-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,104
Posted By rumrunn6

all 4 of us, in our family, have some model of...

all 4 of us, in our family, have some model of the Trek FX. I bought them all pre-owned. very happy with them. they are durable & reliable, w/ good shifting

you might try to find out which of...
10-06-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By rydabent

I approve this message. Wear a helmet.

I approve this message. Wear a helmet.
10-05-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 826,412
Posted By rsbob

This ‘old’ guy rides this in the rain. ...

This ‘old’ guy rides this in the rain.


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10-05-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,990
Posted By Bearhawker

Big Pharma hates you

Big Pharma hates you
10-04-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By Bholz

Wow, I never wore a helmet when I was younger and...

Wow, I never wore a helmet when I was younger and had plenty of spills. I could not even imagine riding without a helmet these days. Stay safe!
10-04-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,695
Posted By jnbrown

Nothing new on this as of today. I guess the...

Nothing new on this as of today. I guess the authorities are hoping it will just go away.
We can't let this go.
10-03-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By TX_master

Glad you are ok. I too had a very bad accident...

Glad you are ok. I too had a very bad accident about 20 yrs ago where I landed almost directly on top of my head. My Giro helmet did its job and I do believe had I not been wearing one I could have...
10-02-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By anga

The bike falls too quickly to take any evasive...

The bike falls too quickly to take any evasive action.
Only luck matters.
10-01-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By Alligator

And that’s a perfect reason to buy and wear a...

And that’s a perfect reason to buy and wear a helmet (nice job!). Just think, that could have been your scalp. I hope you are okay after that.
09-26-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,803
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I am the OP (DOB 1949) on this thread. I thought...

I am the OP (DOB 1949) on this thread. I thought that I would update things in case someone down the road is doing research and stumbles into this thread.

In summary, I ran into sudden hip...
09-26-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,522
Posted By shelbyfv

Nope. The overtaking rider has the...

Nope. The overtaking rider has the responsibility for a clean pass. The rider being passed has no responsibility other than holding his line.
09-24-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,522
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Darwin can be slow, but he will find them. ...

Darwin can be slow, but he will find them. Hopefully, before they breed.
08-25-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am so very sorry for the senseless loss of your...

I am so very sorry for the senseless loss of your family. Clint, here's to perpetual downhills my riding brother.

This is Highway 18 east of Dell
...
08-24-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By ezdoesit

My heart goes out to you and your family you are...

My heart goes out to you and your family you are in my prayers.
God bless.
08-20-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By ropetwitch

Sorry for your loss. Hope they can raise a huge...

Sorry for your loss. Hope they can raise a huge amount for the family's need.
08-18-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By Iride01

It seems to be a fad that people view accidents...

It seems to be a fad that people view accidents as being no ones fault. But the many court cases and rulings on accidents will show that there is fault to be assigned.

While in the truest sense...
08-18-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By JW Fas

We need to stop calling them accidents in the...

We need to stop calling them accidents in the first place. An accident implies no one was at fault. The NHTSA found that 94% of crashes are due to human error.
08-18-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By Iride01

My condolences to you and your family also. ...

My condolences to you and your family also.

We have to get over the idea that accidents "just happen". I use to be a impatient driver for things that slowed me down. There isn't any excuse for...
08-18-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, sorry for your family's loss. wishing you...

yes, sorry for your family's loss. wishing you all strength right now & nothing but the best memories
08-18-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,690
Posted By BobbyG

Sorry for your family's loss.

Sorry for your family's loss.
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