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02-05-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,392
Posted By SurferCyclist

You don't live longer if you don't drink, it just...

You don't live longer if you don't drink, it just feels that way.
01-20-21, 04:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,392
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,989
Posted By SurferCyclist

I was referring to the many people who over the...

I was referring to the many people who over the years have complained that one of THE big problems is the battery "unexpectedly" runs out/goes flat because they didn't charge it and are left stuck in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,989
Posted By SurferCyclist

Di2 is superb, not tried other electronic...

Di2 is superb, not tried other electronic gearing. Is it essential? Nope. Is it great? Yes.
Once set up never needs adjusting, super easy shifting, same time every time. Integrated with head unit...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,544
Posted By SurferCyclist

If it's icy don't ride, simple. Way too dangerous...

If it's icy don't ride, simple. Way too dangerous and not worth risk.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,279
Posted By SurferCyclist

Wind sucks but where I live you either put up...

Wind sucks but where I live you either put up with it or don't ride outside a lot of the time. The absolute key thing is ensure you go out into headwind so get tailwind home (if at all possible)....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,866
Posted By SurferCyclist

Well all you can do is try a pair, might feel...

Well all you can do is try a pair, might feel strange rather than uncomfortable at first with the straps but soon forget about them and believe me MUCH more comfortable over a period of time.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,866
Posted By SurferCyclist

Much more comfortable, no waist band digging in...

Much more comfortable, no waist band digging in for hours on end. There may be a case of better fit as well, the straps keep shorts in place but primarily it's a comfort thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,689
Posted By SurferCyclist

I've used Squirt for around 3 years, it must be...

I've used Squirt for around 3 years, it must be initially applied to a completely oil/grease free clean chain. I then reapply every 200 miles or so and just wipe chain with rag and apply a single...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,872
Posted By SurferCyclist

All a matter of taste for sure but to me cream or...

All a matter of taste for sure but to me cream or tan side walls look awful and I'd pay extra not to have them if required.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,901
Posted By SurferCyclist

There's a couple of riders around here who do 3-4...

There's a couple of riders around here who do 3-4 mile "rides" just to get a KOM. You can see the start finish places of their rides so obviously went out purely for purpose of getting KOM. Whatever...
07-04-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,503
Posted By SurferCyclist

Unless you are specificially training for an...

Unless you are specificially training for an event or a pro etc then junk miles don't exist. For 99.9% of cyclists, myself included bikes are ridden for fun or transport. Any ride is good and usually...
06-11-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,112
Posted By SurferCyclist

Around here it's tractors. Think they own the...

Around here it's tractors. Think they own the road.
06-05-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,229
Posted By SurferCyclist

Whenever I approach people walking on the back...

Whenever I approach people walking on the back roads around here I just shout "BIKE". Often lots of people walking in the nice weather we've had and often in middle of road(quiet back lanes). A...
06-04-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,121
Posted By SurferCyclist

Every cyclist needs to watch this.

An excellent video from Phil Gaimon and I agree entirely with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDMdcC63Z0s
06-03-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By SurferCyclist

I always hang clothing bike or otherwise outside...

I always hang clothing bike or otherwise outside whenever possible. Dries better, fresher and as regards bike stuff always inside especially bib shorts. UV good to kill bacteria so anything that's...
05-28-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By SurferCyclist

How many feet elevation did you climb as from the...

How many feet elevation did you climb as from the video can't tell at all how steep any of it is. Some numbers on grade % and length of climb would help. For example my ride yesterday was 31 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 01:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,639
Posted By SurferCyclist

Rubbish. I get a nod, a wave, a hello from 99% of...

Rubbish. I get a nod, a wave, a hello from 99% of other cyclists and walkers.
05-13-20, 02:09 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 16,809
Posted By SurferCyclist

I've never cycled whilst listening to music...

I've never cycled whilst listening to music although I have considered it. Do I think it's more unsafe? Dunno, both sides of this argument I think have valid points but ultimately it's up to the...
05-09-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,076
Posted By SurferCyclist

I like Strava, I like to see the progress(or not)...

I like Strava, I like to see the progress(or not) over time. Getting PBs, even the odd trophy is very satisfying. Unfortunately those of us more ahem, mature cyclists find it's a game of diminishing...
05-05-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 355,797
Posted By SurferCyclist

Hi all, Recently joined forum and I live in...

Hi all,
Recently joined forum and I live in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Although I am English(just mentioning this for when the 6 Nations resumes...).
05-03-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,604
Posted By SurferCyclist

It's not unusual for cycling to have the N+1...

It's not unusual for cycling to have the N+1 thing. Most sports and hobbies do this, I surf and have 10 surfboards. Different board for different surf conditions etc plus some just take my fancy. You...
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