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09-21-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By berner

All's Well That Ends Well

A few days ago my car ended up with a dead battery while parked in front of the library. Mostly my own fault as I'd left the headlights on. But the battery was old and it had crossed my mind to...
09-20-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 957
Posted By big chainring

Best car I have owned. '81 Mercedes 240D with a 4...

Best car I have owned. '81 Mercedes 240D with a 4 sp maunual trans. Rock solid. 30mpg. You can find high mileage drivers for $2000, stellar low mile examples at $5000. Cast iron engine will do a...
09-12-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,754
Posted By canklecat

Mandela Effect...

Mandela Effect (https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-the-mandela-effect-4589394#:~:text=The%20Mandela%20Effect%20refers%20to,light%20on%20this%20unique%20phenomenon.).

People believe they know...
08-28-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,536
Posted By sweeks

If you live in a place where snow can accumulate...

If you live in a place where snow can accumulate on the roads, then you have to assume that at some point you will encounter ice.
Here in Chicago, we get lots of snow and ice, and it's not always...
08-27-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,597
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Promoting bicycling as an activity that will...

Promoting bicycling as an activity that will "help save the planet" or as a "good thing for everyone" might serve some pleasant function for advocates who already believe that, but is unlikely to...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,025
Posted By Archwhorides

*bingo*

*bingo*
Forum: Commuting
08-07-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,025
Posted By CrankyOne

A key reason that people outside of the U.S. use...

A key reason that people outside of the U.S. use enclosed chains. The entire drivetrain stays fairly clean, free from muck and so is highly reliable.

More; City Bikes | LocalMile...
08-02-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,082
Posted By GamblerGORD53

SA Drum brakes have been around 90 years I guess....

SA Drum brakes have been around 90 years I guess. My TRP Spyre disc on my Rohloff will stop on a dime, but drums are still the BEST. 100% reliable, predictable, weatherproof, safe because they mostly...
07-18-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,204
Posted By rydabent

If drivers had any common sense, a rare thing...

If drivers had any common sense, a rare thing these days, they should actually be promoting cycling. This would seem to be especially true during morning and evening rush hours. More bikes being...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Darth Lefty

Bike month is half over and it feels like all the...

Bike month is half over and it feels like all the non-bikers are out there and I'm not
05-01-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By oldgeezerjeff

Another way to have more control over our own...

Another way to have more control over our own safety would be to actually follow the rules of the road. I was riding on the road other other day and I was passed by another cyclist. no big deal. I...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,311
Posted By Nyah

I so wish that chainwheel guards were available...

I so wish that chainwheel guards were available as aftermarket items. I'd prefer to not have to make any adjustments to my trouser leg before getting on my vintage Trek 520. The 2020 Kona Sutra came...
04-16-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,886
Posted By streetstomper

If you're going to criticize them, it would help...

If you're going to criticize them, it would help to get the name right. It's Tannus, not tennis. As for flats, it's not an "odd fear." Some of just want to ride or get places. Sitting on the side of...
02-09-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,675
Posted By koffee brown

Spinning ain't cycling. If they ever start a...

Spinning ain't cycling. If they ever start a spinning forum on this bicycle forum, it'll take me more than 10 yeara to return next time. I'm sure ****** has a spinning forum or Soul(less) cycle...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,752
Posted By Miele Man

I use my bicycle for commuting as well as...

I use my bicycle for commuting as well as exploring towns and cities near me. I've also used my bicycle to bring home large objects such as a Dehumidifier, a recliner/rocker chair, a couple of bar...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,752
Posted By noglider

Don't check out Living Car Free. It is...

Don't check out Living Car Free. It is acrimonious. The folks here are nicer.
12-26-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,223
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Peloton "bike" is NOT a bicycle. No bicycling...

Peloton "bike" is NOT a bicycle. No bicycling content, general; or otherwise. "Discussions" about their advertising campaigns are just exercises in wokeness,
12-09-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,202
Posted By Rollfast

We've been through this with burger joint drive...

We've been through this with burger joint drive thrus.

Coffee sucks anyway, that is why God invented Mountain Dew. And AM/PM.
11-28-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,292
Posted By Cyclist753

No. I don't worry about anything else, either.

No. I don't worry about anything else, either.
11-25-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,509
Posted By bikerbill2

Too old, think not. I'll be 87 in February and...

Too old, think not. I'll be 87 in February and get 20 miles on most days, strive for 25, and have been known to touch 35. Hope to be posting here when I'm 90??
11-17-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,637
Posted By dualresponse

Good for you! Bonking is part of the game. A...

Good for you!
Bonking is part of the game. A lot of the strongest riders I know will have an occasional bad day and bonk.
"Dude, I totally bonked at 80 miles in" etc..
I know one rider who will...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By BobbyG

Drop-Bar Snow Success!...

Today's commute was 17F and snowy with2" of powder and an underlayer of ice.

It was the first snow and ice ride with the studded snow tires since I converted my winter bike to drop-bars.

It...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-19, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,065
Posted By harshbarj

I had a N360 and will never use a CVT again. It...

I had a N360 and will never use a CVT again. It had a feeling like pedaling in a thick syrup. It months later developed a leak and got fluid everywhere and a few months after that developed a pinging...
10-26-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,539
Posted By Helderberg

Not much to most here but huge for me.

As a child I rode a bike as a means of transportation, fun and an escape from a lousy family life. I rode until I was in my 30's and blew out a disc on my right side that caused enough nerve damage...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,065
Posted By CrankyOne

For me definitely internal. This allows the...

For me definitely internal. This allows the entire drive train to be enclosed so you can wear any kind of pants or shoes without grease or rip worry and there is about zero maintenance for the first...
10-11-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,711
Posted By Darth Lefty

Typical responses you might expect: We...

Typical responses you might expect:


We tried this in 1982 and we didn't like it so all the people who have been doing it more and more for the last 20 years on mountain bikes are just wrong
...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,911
Posted By sweeks

Yeah, they require more effort to ride, but when...

Yeah, they require more effort to ride, but when you hit the black ice and don't bust your @$$ or other parts, it doesn't seem so bad.
Schwalbe "Marathon Winter" on my commuter, and Nokian "Extreme...
08-01-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 33,138
Posted By morycua

Fear is for the weak. Be aware and cautious but...

Fear is for the weak. Be aware and cautious but don't let the fear manifest itself in to reality.
07-19-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By Mountain Mitch

Exciting Ride

We’ve had a very slow start to summer around here - temperatures in the single digits (C) at night, mid-teens during the days and almost daily showers, often with thunder and lightning. But it looked...
07-18-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,669
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

the best way to deal with summer temps is to not...

the best way to deal with summer temps is to not look at them and ride anyway. the moving part keeps you cool enough

it's hot everyday so
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,020
Posted By BobbyG

I'm 57 and bike commute 9 miles each way sun,...

I'm 57 and bike commute 9 miles each way sun, rain, snow or ice. My main commuter has long fenders and my old MTB has fenders and wears studded snow tires in the winter. I'm good up to 100F but it...
07-09-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,896
Posted By radroad

Well said, momsonherbike. I would add that the...

Well said, momsonherbike. I would add that the age range and diversity of e-bike riders is pretty remarkable. The vast majority of e-bike riders are under 50, at least locally (I certainly can't...
07-09-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,896
Posted By momsonherbike

I'd like to know why there are haters, too. Fear...

I'd like to know why there are haters, too. Fear of change? Fear of ridicule from the younger set?

Look, we're all getting older. Our bodies aren't 20 something anymore, and regardless of those 70...
07-06-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,896
Posted By radroad

The levels of hypocrisy, ignorance and arrogance...

The levels of hypocrisy, ignorance and arrogance are reaching comical levels of ineptitude.

A bike without a motor is cheating compared to walking.

Narrow tires are cheating compared to fat...
07-02-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By Machka

Rowan is recovering from the severe brain injury...

Rowan is recovering from the severe brain injury he sustained in March 2018. And I'm out of shape too!

June is the first month of winter down here.

Nevertheless, in June, we managed an outdoor...
06-04-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,243
Posted By stevel610

OMG- Thought I was back on my street growing up...

OMG- Thought I was back on my street growing up again!
05-23-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 73,975
Posted By Rowan

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for...

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for your kindness. Yep, Machka has been a real marvel for me as I have recovered from an incident now 14 months ago that almost killed me.
02-07-17, 06:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,018
Posted By 52telecaster

I,just bought a new bike. Paid 1150.00. Its my...

I,just bought a new bike. Paid 1150.00. Its my main form of transportation so I think its a great deal. The IRS says it costs at least 50 cents a mile to own a car and I will ride over 3000 miles...
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