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08-27-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By unterhausen

Well, that's enough of that. OP call your doctor....

Well, that's enough of that. OP call your doctor. Over a billion people around the world have had one of these shots and had no serious side effects at all.
Literally dozens have had a problem for...
08-17-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,021
Posted By delbiker1

The only "tattoos" I have are scars from...

The only "tattoos" I have are scars from injuries/surgeries. A few of them from are riding and going down, and a couple from working on bikes. I am not knocking getting inked, I'm just not...
Forum: Foo
07-30-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 875
Posted By ahsposo

A waste of good ice.

A waste of good ice.
07-18-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By bruce19

In my experience you will try several brands...

In my experience you will try several brands until you find what works for you. It took me awhile but I ended up with Assos..
06-17-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,317
Posted By JohnDThompson

Under the straps. Otherwise, I need to remove my...

Under the straps. Otherwise, I need to remove my glasses in order to take off the helmet.
06-13-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By livedarklions

Harris Cyclery Last Day

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Just now, Harris family on the last day of Harris Cyclery. They...
06-10-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,254
Posted By nomadmax

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.
06-07-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By jon c.

not a problem here. no one ever uses turn...

not a problem here. no one ever uses turn signals.
05-11-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,683
Posted By tyrion

A fuel shortage we can handle. But those hackers...

A fuel shortage we can handle. But those hackers better not mess with our toilet paper supply.
05-08-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,286
Posted By genejockey

I would not draft any of the eBikes I see on the...

I would not draft any of the eBikes I see on the roads the OP rides. They do not inspire confidence. In addition, they mostly pass me going uphill, where drafting would be useless, and downhill I'm...
05-01-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By cyccommute

Why bother on the chain? Chains are cheap. Get...

Why bother on the chain? Chains are cheap. Get a new one and go ride.

The pedals don’t care if they are rusted or not. That’s just cosmetic. Ride them enough and the rust will wear off. ...
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By downtube42

No. 1 buzz cut. Go big or go home.

No. 1 buzz cut. Go big or go home.
04-24-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,454
Posted By fredlord

On the bike paths of Sydney my success rate seems...

On the bike paths of Sydney my success rate seems to have been higher than yours. If my advanced warning(s) have gone unheeded, I automatically make some calculations/judgements: are they truly...
04-22-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,285
Posted By noglider

That's why I love dynamos for headlights. I...

That's why I love dynamos for headlights. I *think* I charged my headlight yesterday, but it turns it was the day before, and now it crapped out during a ride. This is not OK. Dynamo headlights are...
04-14-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By 70sSanO

I always love these tire mounting threads. ...

I always love these tire mounting threads.

I’m going to be 70 this year and I need to remind myself to never say to my grandchildren...

“Hey kids do you want to watch grandpa put a tire on...
04-13-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By 2_i

This is insulting, maybe a provocation. The...

This is insulting, maybe a provocation. The usual problems in getting the beads have to do with skills of the operator who may then seek some outside to blame for. My common exercise is to put...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By canklecat

Clark was far more significant to the US than...

Clark was far more significant to the US than Prince Philip, but not a word about Clark today on NPR, at least while I was listening. Even public radio is more concerned with appearances than...
03-26-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,416
Posted By GlennR

Sorry, but no. Name your kids, your dog and...

Sorry, but no.

Name your kids, your dog and your boat, but never a car or bicycle or body part.

BTW, i'm sure this is not the first "name your bike" topic.
03-15-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,217
Posted By tomato coupe

The best overall wheel performance is obtained...

The best overall wheel performance is obtained when the number of spokes is a prime number. I suggest 31 in the front and 37 in the back.
03-15-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,217
Posted By Koyote

In my experience, one broken spoke slows me down...

In my experience, one broken spoke slows me down much more than four extra spokes.
03-14-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By Crankycrank

Contact Park as they are usually very good with...

Contact Park as they are usually very good with customer support. An aluminum tool has some advantages such as being less likely to chew up the notches on a BB but it's not designed to handle a BB...
03-09-21, 05:48 AM
03-04-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By MudPie

Regarding installing the tire, my trick is to...

Regarding installing the tire, my trick is to start opposite of the valve stem, and install the bead evenly in both directions towards the valve stem. As you place the bead onto the rim, pinch the...
03-03-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,816
Posted By cyccommute

If he is suggesting using gasoline inside, opt to...

If he is suggesting using gasoline inside, opt to avoid spending any time with him in the shop. (I’m assuming a “guy” because women are seldom that stupid). Gasoline is the most hazardous chemical...
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By ahsposo

Yeah, I never understood the uproar over that....

Yeah, I never understood the uproar over that. Mind you I was in my later 20's and I had lust in my heart 24/7 unless it had been less than 10 minutes since I had somehow managed to slake it. Could...
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By canklecat

Billy Graham wasn't as bad as those charlatans....

Billy Graham wasn't as bad as those charlatans. That doesn't make him good for insinuating himself into the White House whenever possible.

While he masked his biased agenda as a generic "spiritual...
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By RubeRad

At the risk of P&R... I'm also aware how he...

At the risk of P&R...

I'm also aware how he got a bad rap from his Playboy interview where he said "I have lust in my heart", which the media took and ran with, as if he said "I'm a pervert",...
02-26-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,624
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm thankful I don't have to feed at that level...

I'm thankful I don't have to feed at that level of the pond. I hope I could find another way to spend my time.
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By canklecat

I had just joined the Navy when Carter was...

I had just joined the Navy when Carter was campaigning for president and wasn't surprised to see him win, as the nation was exhausted from seemingly endless wars and political corruption punctuated...
02-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,252
Posted By mack_turtle

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-22-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,143
Posted By rsbob

My wife has RA and was knocked out of cycling for...

My wife has RA and was knocked out of cycling for 18 years. We used to ride our tandem and singles almost every weekend together. She did several rides in the century category but RA ended that. ...
02-18-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By HillRider

A flexible vinyl or rubber office chair mat or...

A flexible vinyl or rubber office chair mat or hall runner is cheap, sturdy, easy to clean, and rolls up when not in use. They are available from Amazon, Home Depot, Walmart, etc. in a variety of...
02-18-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,132
Posted By Reflector Guy

Like most people, I use both. Depends on what I...

Like most people, I use both. Depends on what I am doing.
02-17-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,152
Posted By browngw

I personally love Brooks saddles but will be the...

I personally love Brooks saddles but will be the first to admit that selection for each bike and set up is crucial. It is essentially a hammock type saddle that requires the correct tilt for your...
02-15-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,234
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I try to aim my dyno powered headlamps that have...

I try to aim my dyno powered headlamps that have a cut-off beam so that when I ride in an urban area at night, I get reflection from the parked car taillights as I pass them, but not much light above...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Steve B.

Missing Wife

Husband: My wife is missing. She went mountain biking yesterday and has not come home!

Officer: Age?

Husband: I'm not sure. Somewhere between 25 and 35. We don't do birthdays.

Officer:...
02-09-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By 2cam16

You can easily make a headset cup tool with some...

You can easily make a headset cup tool with some conduit. Split it down four ways. I made my own and it has held up for a couple of years now:...
01-26-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,343
Posted By shelbyfv

With the fancier brands there may be an...

With the fancier brands there may be an "aspirational" aspect to their sizing. Having us porkers decked out in their kit isn't going to help so they make it difficult. You aren't going to see...
01-24-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,023
Posted By wgscott

My biggest problem is in the denominator.

My biggest problem is in the denominator.
01-24-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,343
Posted By Obeast

I find this comment too funny to be offensive :)

I find this comment too funny to be offensive :)
01-16-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,142
Posted By Koyote

Especially to our children, who will have to deal...

Especially to our children, who will have to deal with parents who are still physically healthy but mentally bonkers. And if you're not sure what I'm talking about, let me tell you about my 83-year...
01-16-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,142
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes and we are hoarding the world's supply of...

Yes and we are hoarding the world's supply of bikes while we're at it.:D
12-27-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By wolfchild

I am not interested in indoor trainers or...

I am not interested in indoor trainers or training apps, I ride outside....If I can't ride my outside then I find other forms of exercise and activities to maintain my fitness.
12-14-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,626
Posted By Gresp15C

Just wobble and ride erratically. I was once...

Just wobble and ride erratically.

I was once on a crowded bike path, and an entire peloton of roadies got behind me but couldn't pass. I casually mentioned to the leader: "Are you aware that...
12-07-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,782
Posted By Koyote

[/b] My wife has explicit instructions: the...

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My wife has explicit instructions: the day I come home with a recumbent, she is to kill me, return the 'bent for a refund, and move on with her life. She deserves better than that.
12-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,782
Posted By atwl77

3.141592654

3.141592654
11-15-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,265
Posted By GlennR

Nice to see him wearing a helmet. At least he has...

Nice to see him wearing a helmet. At least he has a brain to protect.
11-05-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,327
Posted By Lemond1985

Cycling builds up the back, glutes, and legs, but...

Cycling builds up the back, glutes, and legs, but not the abs really at all, IMO. You can end up with back problems from this unbalanced situation just like I did, because the abs can't counteract...
10-30-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,148
Posted By Koyote

I have one of these new Specialized helmets with...

I have one of these new Specialized helmets with a little device that senses a crash, and then automatically sends my wife a message. That way, she can immediately start creating her eHarmony...
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