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10-30-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,398
Posted By LeeG

I’m outdoors 14 hrs a day. My bikes are out 24/7....

I’m outdoors 14 hrs a day. My bikes are out 24/7. One sits under a tree, one on a covered deck and two under a tarp. I can grab any one and ride. Not much corrosion but some mold on the tarped...
10-30-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,398
Posted By phughes

So you are saying it was indeed a personal attack...

So you are saying it was indeed a personal attack based on past. Okay, good retort. As for his storage situation, I agree, he should open the door and put it inside if he has the option.

Good...
10-30-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,398
Posted By phughes

I agree with Larry on this one. The post he...

I agree with Larry on this one. The post he replied to can be seen as a personal attack and was uncalled for.
10-22-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Polaris OBark

Gravity. Wasn't riding a 'bent. And,...

Gravity. Wasn't riding a 'bent.

And, b'crats.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By mawn

Are you going to be more tired with this bike or not?

are you going to be more tired with this bike?
https://www.youtube.com/shorts/EVVIwG_QVyo

me: I think cyclists need bigger arms.. so this can help.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,776
Posted By seypat

Lot's of riders opt for the aero benefits of the...

Lot's of riders opt for the aero benefits of the Aero gut over light weight. I know I do.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,776
Posted By circlemaker

I think some of your comments are in earnest, and...

I think some of your comments are in earnest, and I will respond accordingly. First, I think you would agree, there are many reasons to cycle and many reasons to compete. For me, competitive cycling...
10-12-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 590
Posted By rumrunn6

I don't understand comparing shoes with clothing...

I don't understand comparing shoes with clothing :foo:
09-29-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,986
Posted By genejockey

Perhaps we should ask, "What's your resting post...

Perhaps we should ask, "What's your resting post rate?" - the number of posts per hour you make when not riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 914
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perhaps if you really like the feel of 25c tires...

Perhaps if you really like the feel of 25c tires you should try 23c. Those things you prefer with 25c tires is even more noticeable with 23c tires, pump to the max and let them fly.
09-27-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,650
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

was out riding Sunday when guy came up on an...

was out riding Sunday when guy came up on an e-bike and asked "you ever thought about putting a motor on your bike"? When I said no, he said "you should, it's a lot more fun". Then he rode off
09-21-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By ZIPP2001

Make no excuses!

Just keeping it real. :lol: :speedy:
(1) Make No Excuses - YouTube
09-20-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,387
Posted By livedarklions

Naah, that's a one size fits all approach. ...

Naah, that's a one size fits all approach. Regimens are not for everyone. Some of us achieve intensity by just riding without any particular goals in mind other than to have fun and try to go as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,046
Posted By terrymorse

A little longer than that, it's when you last...

A little longer than that, it's when you last child leaves home and doesn't return.
09-06-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,298
Posted By WhyFi

Even better. :roflmao2:

Even better. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,336
Posted By Fredo76

I think the key to not being dropped is to become...

I think the key to not being dropped is to become part of the group. To show up at the start of the rides, learn some names, learn how to ride close without being squirrelly, and to become part of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Fredo76

+1 on the Numb Hands...

+1 on the Numb Hands (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/752905-numb-hands.html#post12953035) post. Overall bike fit is important for numerous reasons, but numbness in your hands is usually...
08-29-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,049
Posted By Broctoon

Dear Penthouse, I never imagined something like...

Dear Penthouse, I never imagined something like this would happen along the side of an urban MUP, but there I was. The buxom temptress, one third my age, had a flat tire and obviously no way to...
08-28-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By brianmcg123

Not mine. Once my daughter could balance on her...

Not mine. Once my daughter could balance on her Dora the Explorer bike I put a 53/11 combo on it. I didn't want her to get lazy.
08-28-22, 05:14 AM
08-27-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,298
Posted By CAT7RDR

I cannot fathom dropping $100+ for a gran fondo...

I cannot fathom dropping $100+ for a gran fondo when i can ride the same route without the crowds for free.
08-23-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,049
Posted By Barry2

I do enjoy a good thread.... But this thread...

I do enjoy a good thread....

But this thread has changed from questioning a decision/assumption made by an individual, to questioning the individual themselves.
I get it, some individuals have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,969
Posted By cyclezen

would be gone from that group in a hurray. <CR> ...

would be gone from that group in a hurray. <CR>
<CR>
most group rides start with warmup (usually too short...) <CR>
if it's a day when I want to work on short term power, I let a group go off...
08-23-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,049
Posted By rydabent

The actual conversation went like this. Bike...

The actual conversation went like this. Bike trouble?? Yes, flat tiire, I got a huge screw in my tire. I have a patches and a pump. Thanks but the hole is too big for a patch, and the tire will have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,170
Posted By primov8

Although its SS, I built up my first SS to fit...

Although its SS, I built up my first SS to fit and ride similar to my road bikes; minus the geared drivetrain of course.

...
08-10-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,740
Posted By OldTryGuy

I've ridden my 2002 - $100.00 - TARGET MAGNA 7spd...

I've ridden my 2002 - $100.00 - TARGET MAGNA 7spd - Aluminum Frame - Suspension Fork, Spring Seat Post - Springy Cushy Wide Seat - Upright Bars - Front Basket - Rear Rack - 26x1 3/8 tires on 100 mile...
08-07-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,292
Posted By delbiker1

I have found that if/when I engage in road rage,...

I have found that if/when I engage in road rage, I am hurting myself the most. I usually just change directions and get away. I tend to dwell on things when I react to anger, mine and others, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,336
Posted By Camilo

I wouldn't want to be associated with any group...

I wouldn't want to be associated with any group that was so pathetic as to no be able to drop me!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,336
Posted By big john

Sorry you crashed. Heal fast.

Sorry you crashed. Heal fast.
08-03-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,606
Posted By work4bike

Interesting video from November 2021. Looks like...

Interesting video from November 2021. Looks like some are starting to look into the history of deGise.Jersey City Councilwoman DeGise had car towed in Hoboken for expired registration
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Sapperc

But I would caution that overall cycling...

But I would caution that overall cycling enjoyment comes down to a lot of intangibles like personal fitting preferences, experience, skill, health, fitness and personal expectations. Many, many bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,157
Posted By Hermes

In the past opening a thread BF / reading posts...

In the past opening a thread BF / reading posts could be pretty funny. For some reason, when I opened this one and saw sup guys and chatting with a girl, I broke out laughing. Thanks for that.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 03:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,157
Posted By koala logs

What I read from many highly experienced riders...

What I read from many highly experienced riders in BF based on their group ride experience:

- The difference in absolute power output between heavy and light rider is greater than the difference...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,157
Posted By asgelle

Why, Why Why? Ever hear of the metric W/CdA?

Why, Why Why? Ever hear of the metric W/CdA?
07-24-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,067
Posted By livedarklions

I actually have ridden 179 miles in the past 3...

I actually have ridden 179 miles in the past 3 days in my usual cargo shorts and boxers, The 6 minute crack was aimed specifically at OP who has posted question after question and has made clear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,937
Posted By tFUnK

I don't need Strava to tell me I'm a local...

I don't need Strava to tell me I'm a local legend. I already am. Doesn't matter if no one else thinks so, or even knows who I am. Anyone who disagrees is welcome to drag race me on the 680 overpass...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,053
Posted By njkayaker

Motorcycles tend to be longer, have much lower...

Motorcycles tend to be longer, have much lower centers of gravity, and are much, much heavier.

And, even still, motorcycles have some of the same braking dynamics as bicycles.
...
07-18-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,054
Posted By phughes

Yes, they are flocking to bents by the tens....

Yes, they are flocking to bents by the tens. Sorry, I have my opinion, you are welcome to yours. There are many places I feel unsafe on a bent, but safe on a DF bike, due to how low you are on a...
07-18-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,938
Posted By koala logs

What uses more energy, climb up a hill fast or climb slow??

Note we're discussing energy, NOT power. Joules vs Watts

And for the sake of simplicity, we'll ignore aero drag, ignore rolling resistance and all other sources of friction on the bike including...
07-15-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 7,207
Posted By terrymorse

This. Learning how much braking force makes...

This.

Learning how much braking force makes the rear tire skid is an important part of developing good athletic braking skills.

If you never skid the rear wheel, you don't know how hard you can...
07-13-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 7,207
Posted By terrymorse

In a hard braking maneuver, where you are at the...

In a hard braking maneuver, where you are at the limit, using any amount of rear brake is "doing it wrong", because that will lock the rear wheel.

If braking the rear doesn't lock the rear wheel,...
07-11-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,496
Posted By Polaris OBark

Chris King released the "angry bees ring-tone" in...

Chris King released the "angry bees ring-tone" in 2011, so it was already a thing by then.

(In their case, it is the sound of the ring-drive.)

When I first asked about it, I was told that it is...
07-07-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 7,207
Posted By Jeff Neese

I actually can't remember the last time I had a...

I actually can't remember the last time I had a serious crash, but late last year I was riding through a loose gravel parking lot (on tires that I shouldn't have been) and the back wheel slid out...
07-07-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,375
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Awesome thread, Larry! Thanks

Awesome thread, Larry! Thanks
07-07-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,375
Posted By smd4

My point isn't about comparing the thickness of a...

My point isn't about comparing the thickness of a bicycle rim to the thickness of a boiler (you'd be surprised how thin the metal is, relatively speaking), or about the relative pressures. Although...
07-07-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,375
Posted By urbanknight

I actually liked Road Fan 's explanation about...

I actually liked Road Fan 's explanation about the tube creeping into a small gap (the tire can peel away slightly when cornering hard or hitting a bump).

I do remember when many people ran high...
07-07-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,375
Posted By njkayaker

I doubt somebody who believes "It only takes 1...

I doubt somebody who believes "It only takes 1 person to decide its a race" is really going to be bothered by this.
07-07-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,375
Posted By biker222

I have been pretesting new tubes for my 700c x...

I have been pretesting new tubes for my 700c x 25c for many years with low pressure to screen defective tubes.
My last batch of Continental Race tubes 2 of 6 exploded which caused temporary hearing...
07-07-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 7,207
Posted By beng1

My crash last November 27th where I tore my ACL,...

My crash last November 27th where I tore my ACL, set my training back a few months, it was just that easy! ;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7LxSJpLtBs
07-06-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,375
Posted By Road Fan

I said the tire shape was distorted AND the beads...

I said the tire shape was distorted AND the beads were not set in properly, since you said you are in too much of a hurry to do that carefully, in your first or second post. You're right the carcass...
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