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07-25-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By pdlamb

I think the answer to your shiny new bike desire...

I think the answer to your shiny new bike desire is to polish what you've got with Pledge. That week-old or 6-month-old bike will polish right up.
07-25-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By shelbyfv

I suggest you ride the Renegade you have until...

I suggest you ride the Renegade you have until you discover some deficiency.:foo:
07-23-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,990
Posted By Koyote

Having a PhD doesn't get anyone a free pass.

Having a PhD doesn't get anyone a free pass.
07-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By HillRider

There is a third type of buyer; the impulse...

There is a third type of buyer; the impulse buyer. Buys the first thing he sees without making sure it really does meet his needs. I think the OP did just that, bought a track/fixie/single speed...
07-15-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By Leisesturm

You want it all ways don't you. Amazingly light,...

You want it all ways don't you. Amazingly light, breathable and comfortable, supremely protective from impacts from all angles ... a car can do all that and more besides. That's what most people ride...
07-15-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By Leisesturm

American bike helmet standards are the highest in...

American bike helmet standards are the highest in the developed world. American helmet adoption is the highest in the developed world. American cyclist health and longevity statistics are the worst...
07-14-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By Pop N Wood

Yep, forgo the ride. That include charity rides....

Yep, forgo the ride. That include charity rides. Their choice.

Had the same problem when my son was in Scouts. Never really thought about helmets before they told me I couldn't join in the...
07-10-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By AlmostTrick

Only 19 posts to get to organ donor! Helmet...

Only 19 posts to get to organ donor! Helmet thread merge shouldn't be long now.
07-10-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By Miele Man

I was going faster than 5mph when I wiped out and...

I was going faster than 5mph when I wiped out and my helmeted head actually bounced on the pavement. Another bicyclist riding a ways behind me was all ready to call 911 because he saw that bounce. He...
07-10-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By MattTheHat

I'm glad I'm a cyclist and not a biker! I...

I'm glad I'm a cyclist and not a biker!

I normally ride with a helmet, but if I'm riding with the family at lower speed I don't bother. (I don't wear one whilst walking, either.)
07-10-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By blue192

I do not wear a helmet for safety but to be a...

I do not wear a helmet for safety but to be a role model for my kids. I cannot expect them to wear one if I am not willing to.
07-09-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By CB HI

You be sure to always wear your body armour when...

You be sure to always wear your body armour when riding as well. And you better wear your helmet when driving since more motorist than cyclist die from head injuries.
07-09-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,826
Posted By dsbrantjr

Torx drive is more resistant to "cam-out" than...

Torx drive is more resistant to "cam-out" than slotted or Phillips heads, and more resistant to stripping than hex drive. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torx
I suspect that they tolerate use with...
07-08-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By GamblerGORD53

I thought the OP was going to grumble about nanny...

I thought the OP was going to grumble about nanny rules for official club rides. LOL
07-07-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,921
Posted By 70sSanO

I have never gotten an instruction manual with a...

I have never gotten an instruction manual with a bike. And years ago there was no internet or youtube. There were generic repair books, but a lot of info came from word of mouth and trial and error....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 390,815
Posted By phrantic09

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Featherbed Road in Ballston Spa, NY

not too bad...
06-22-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Brad L

Simplex plastic restoration

For those of you needing a quick and easy way to restore the blackness to your gray, faded Delrin parts, I’ve found the perfect solution. The Simplex bracket on my newly acquired PX-10 was cracked...
06-22-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,106
Posted By greenspark

Go to em3ev.com...

Go to em3ev.com (https://em3ev.com/product-category/e-bike-kit-motor/middle-motor-kit/) (where I shop) or depending on your location, use Google to find a vendor in your country (or if lucky in your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 390,815
Posted By Beldar77

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-16-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 301,597
Posted By pcook489

Why I wear a helmet

I wear the helmet for the "what if" scenario. I love my wife -- I love my children. I wear the helmet in the belief that if I'm involved in a car/bike crash, I might not be killed or permanently...
Forum: Recumbent
06-01-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By Surubi

Having owned rigid and rear suspended trikes I...

Having owned rigid and rear suspended trikes I find the lighter weight of rigid more beneficial than the better ride of rear suspended. The best solution for me was to run the least acceptable tire...
05-31-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,183
Posted By pdlamb

I keep mine until the pads are worn out (and...

I keep mine until the pads are worn out (and starting to rub my skin raw), or the plastic head strap or mounts break. Oh, except for the helmet where the plastic outer shell blew off the foam...
05-30-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,183
Posted By woodcraft

This has been studied, with the finding that...

This has been studied, with the finding that basically helmet foam does not appreciably degrade

& 20 year old helmets test fine.

AFAS trailers, it's mostly wheel bearings and not tires that...
05-30-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,183
Posted By Wildwood

almost 20years, this helmet (if worn) has kept me...

almost 20years, this helmet (if worn) has kept me accident free. Good helmet. Good investment. Haven't bought body armor, yet. :rolleyes:
05-28-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,451
Posted By DMC707

confidenceis half the battle!

confidenceis half the battle!
05-28-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,451
Posted By downtube42

The Fred family tree had many branches. Deep in...

The Fred family tree had many branches. Deep in Fred history, Fred showed up for a club ride in gym shorts, gym shoes, tee shirt, with a POS bike, then proceeded to drop the group. This is the root...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,479
Posted By Kapusta

No hospitalizations or deaths..... that actually...

No hospitalizations or deaths..... that actually does not say much. In our county we have 155 confirmed cases, but no deaths and only 2 or 3 locals hospitalized. No hospitalizations or deaths does...
05-28-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,451
Posted By DMC707

no - just a good lookin man. You should have...

no - just a good lookin man. You should have that trike trailing a sign that syays "Open for business ladies!"
05-27-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,451
Posted By Ironfish653

Weak sauce, rookie! :lol: ...

Weak sauce, rookie! :lol:

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Credit: D...
05-27-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,451
Posted By shelbyfv

It comes down to the cap. You are good if it's...

It comes down to the cap.
You are good if it's a cycling cap, preferably a retro team or brand. If it's a foreign legion cap with flaps ....:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,479
Posted By Kapusta

How is skipping group rides relevant to closing...

How is skipping group rides relevant to closing businesses?

Talk about straw-man argument.

You want businesses to open up again and have people willing to visit them? Then help stop the spread...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,479
Posted By znomit

A long time ago NZ started growing Chinese...

A long time ago NZ started growing Chinese Gooseberries. After a while they were renamed Kiwi Fruit because we grew more of them than anyone else. And we exported them all over the world.
05-27-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By hsea17

IMO it must be peoples choice what they spend...

IMO it must be peoples choice what they spend money on. I personally like light and as long as I'm in "my budget" I think some small upgrades is making it even more fascinating to ride.
Thanks...
05-27-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By SethAZ

I recall a guy I used to carpool with to monthly...

I recall a guy I used to carpool with to monthly military drills when I was in college had a truck, and he told me how he was going to spend thousands of dollars for a lift kit to lift his truck by...
05-25-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,917
Posted By tomato coupe

[/color] Yep, there are different types of...

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Yep, there are different types of co-ops. We buy our electricity from a co-op, but we sure aren't doing workshops to learn how to maintain the power lines.
05-25-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By hsea17

Hi! I got the bike with a 50% discount due to a...

Hi! I got the bike with a 50% discount due to a local trek bike offer on the 2020 Domane AL2 so even with new wheels the total is lower than the retail price found on trekbikes.com so I can afford...
05-25-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By Toadmeister

thats been my experience lately too. Amazon is...

thats been my experience lately too. Amazon is getting enough business and I’d prefer to buy from a smaller bike shop or individual selling slightly used good components who can drop it in the mail...
05-24-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,574
Posted By GlennR

Sure... my 1st grandson was born 4/3. I was...

Sure... my 1st grandson was born 4/3. I was looking forward to the bris and having my family and friends all in attendance. The good news is I was there along with my son and the moyle, that's it,...
05-24-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,917
Posted By mstateglfr

you just need to learn more about cooperatives. ...

you just need to learn more about cooperatives. There are probably a dozen different types.

REI is a retail consumer cooperative.
My local bike collective is a volunteer cooperative.

I can...
05-24-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,917
Posted By Ironfish653

I did. Typical bike owners are most people...

I did.

Typical bike owners are most people who own a bike.
The typical REI bike customer is an outdoor enthusiast who also likes to ride bikes. They most likely only have one bike, (maybe two)...
05-24-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,917
Posted By wgscott

I'm still waiting to hear which "Big Box Store"...

I'm still waiting to hear which "Big Box Store" offers something akin to our Galapagos expedition.
05-24-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,917
Posted By JW in AK

It's okay Taco. You're safe here. Now, show us...

It's okay Taco. You're safe here. Now, show us on the doll where REI hurt you.
05-24-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By MRT2

No way a small sized bike can be made to fit. I...

No way a small sized bike can be made to fit. I know, everybody is built differently, but I would say a small sized frame is for someone 5'5" or shorter. At 5'8" you are a medium.

Shame on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,479
Posted By badger1

You are wrong. You haven't a clue. That...

You are wrong. You haven't a clue.

That aside, rants such as this belong in either P&R or the dedicated Cv19 sub-forum, in The Lounge.

In my opinion. Please tell me where I'm wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,479
Posted By caloso

Maybe this is a matter of semantics, but I would...

Maybe this is a matter of semantics, but I would not consider riding 60' behind someone as being a group ride at all. To me that would be going out on a solo ride on a road that others just happen to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By Lemond1985

FWIW, you should never look at Penthouse...

FWIW, you should never look at Penthouse magazines while wearing cycling shorts.
05-15-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 13,156
Posted By DrIsotope

Of all of the big fish claims I've read on this...

Of all of the big fish claims I've read on this website, that one pretty much takes the cake. This trumps the daily 40-50mph descents by a long shot. Hearing an approaching car from 600+ feet despite...
05-14-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,481
Posted By Kapusta

This debate it idiotic, even by BF standards.

This debate it idiotic, even by BF standards.
05-14-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,481
Posted By Kapusta

I'm going to start calling meat water. Makes...

I'm going to start calling meat water.

Makes sense as it is mostly water.
05-14-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,481
Posted By rydabent

In actuality this would seem to be an outstanding...

In actuality this would seem to be an outstanding way to make a bike frame that is not that expensive. Once you have the mold, one fast high pressure injection, and you have a strong light frame. ...
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