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Forum: Northeast
08-13-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland up to Lexington Center on the...

Took the Rawland up to Lexington Center on the Minuteman before dinner. Nice day for it, cooler air under a milky sky. Not so many people on the Minuteman, but a certain behavioral sloppiness was the...
08-07-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,759
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...a lot of those guys look like they're in...

.
...a lot of those guys look like they're in the higher risk due to obesity group. Good thing there are all those sidewalk fried food booths.
08-05-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,139
Posted By MikeIndy

I had the 2018 Diverge S-Works 1x. Great bike,...

I had the 2018 Diverge S-Works 1x. Great bike, raced DK200, and other events. I just received the new 2021 model. Built-up from frame order with GRX 2x this time. The new future shock is great! I...
08-03-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,928
Posted By Mulberry20

Personally I would pass on any bike with a...

Personally I would pass on any bike with a press-fit bottom bracket. That is my opinion based on experience and feed back from close friends.

What is so compelling about Di2?

That money over...
07-31-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By wolfchild

I don't like suspension on a bicycle... All of my...

I don't like suspension on a bicycle... All of my bikes including my mountain bikes have a rigid forks. I use my body as a suspension. Bigger tires run at lower pressures also provide more than...
07-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,698
Posted By cb400bill

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...
07-13-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By indyfabz

I donít always take medical advice from a washed...

I donít always take medical advice from a washed up, former host of a third rate TV game show, but when I do, itís not Chuck Woolery. Stay educated, my friends.
07-11-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,076
Posted By ZIPP2001

Nope all hanging in the Bike Cave. ...

Nope all hanging in the Bike Cave.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1921x934/bike_cave_2_f5b1156a30447339b00a3386ec1df21c18ceeefd.jpg
07-09-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By fietsbob

different wavelength frequencies of reflected...

different wavelength frequencies of reflected light?
06-29-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By MattTheHat

Need bigger picture. How can we possibly complain...

Need bigger picture. How can we possibly complain about the crank being aligned incorrectly for the photo unless the pic is larger?
Forum: Northeast
06-27-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By rholland1951

I spent the afternoon with my grown daughter,...

I spent the afternoon with my grown daughter, celebrating her birthday with a ride (https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=11AeKPU34wj4BUHYpbQF6iH9s8wvmcDZB&usp=sharing) through Wenham, Hamilton, and...
06-27-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,071
Posted By Ogsarg

You do know there are many many cages that are...

You do know there are many many cages that are less expensive, right?
Forum: Northeast
06-27-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By mr_bill

Smart geese! https://youtu.be/bxUg5maTWE8 ...

Smart geese!

https://youtu.be/bxUg5maTWE8

-mr. bill
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd say $200-$300 depending on location. If you...

I'd say $200-$300 depending on location. If you have a nice MUP or greenway nearby, that will enhance the value. JMO, but your first pic shows a very attractive bike. The second, though the...
06-22-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,057
Posted By GlennR

The difference is $4500. I've learned that...

The difference is $4500.

I've learned that most people don't understand how a bike can be over $2000 and never will. But these people would like a $60,000 Mercedes when a $25,000 Kia will get you...
06-22-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,943
Posted By GlennR

Thanks... Back to the topic... In the...

Thanks...

Back to the topic...

In the past 2 weeks, I was offered a cold water bottle by a homeowner and a baseball coach and promised to pass it on. So today, after my morning ride I took a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,526
Posted By sfrider

I just ride whatever feels effortless and easy. ...

I just ride whatever feels effortless and easy. It won't be after a few hours, and your pace will drop off. The more you do it the less it droops over time and the further you can go. Your HR will...
06-22-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,943
Posted By Koyote

So, am I "living in fear" when I buckle my safety...

So, am I "living in fear" when I buckle my safety belt while driving my car, wear a helmet while riding my bike, lock my door when leaving my home?

And more to the point: How am I "living in fear"...
06-22-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,943
Posted By Koyote

And another noted epidemiologist weighs in.

And another noted epidemiologist weighs in.
06-21-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Rims are a disposable item, like tires but more...

Rims are a disposable item, like tires but more costly. Andy
Forum: Northeast
06-21-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland on a little ride around the...

Took the Rawland on a little ride around the Battle Green this morning, before breakfast and before the heat settled on us like a brooding hen. The streets were pretty close to empty, of cars at...
Forum: Northeast
06-19-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Surly out on a warm Summer day for 20...

Took the Surly out on a warm Summer day for 20 miles on a route...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By datlas

Family forum please!

Family forum please!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,231
Posted By Trakhak

The guy who runs BikesDirect is very smart, and...

The guy who runs BikesDirect is very smart, and he knows his market. For example, he used to list a number of aluminum track bikes that would have made great entry level bikes for velodrome racing....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,239
Posted By 79pmooney

Old fart here. I think they mailed in in the...

Old fart here. I think they mailed in in the early '80. Very clean cable runs. Full length rear housing run on top of the TT with brazed on guides. Trouble free and easy to inspect that replace. ...
06-19-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,958
Posted By livedarklions

So? It's still a stupid debate topic. Like...

So? It's still a stupid debate topic.

Like I said above, I have workarounds that make the phone adequate for rides over 150 miles. But I understand that those workarounds are not appropriate for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb: Only 5 more and you have a...

:thumb:

Only 5 more and you have a Palindrome Post Number
06-18-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By powermatt99

Did you check the installation of the wheel? My...

Did you check the installation of the wheel? My wife had a similar issue. Turns out she did not seat the QR skewers properly in the fork.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By woodcraft

Happy 5,000th post to meee

On this notable occasion, I'd like to thank all of you

for making BF such an entertaining and educational place.

:beer:
06-18-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Hikebikerun

You should be able to put an Allen/hex key in the...

You should be able to put an Allen/hex key in the Spot I circled (to hold it steady), then I believe itís a 10mm wrench that will go on the bolt head on the opposite side (where the arrow is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,566
Posted By noodle soup

Is today April 1st?

Is today April 1st?
06-17-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By Leinster

I can definitely sympathise. We have 3 small kids...

I can definitely sympathise. We have 3 small kids and 2 full-time working parents in our house, and I can't get anything like the miles in that I would love to. I have the fluid trainer set up on the...
06-17-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,487
Posted By nomadmax

If you can't drink from a bottle while riding you...

If you can't drink from a bottle while riding you don't belong on a group ride where you're in close proximity with other riders. Take your bike out to big parking lot and figure it out; remember,...
06-16-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,582
Posted By gus6464

I will never buy an off the shelf bike again...

I will never buy an off the shelf bike again unless its 75% off. Most of the time I end up changing so much crap that it adds up.

For example my new Kona Libre DL build cost me $2400. Everything...
06-16-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,958
Posted By blakcloud

What ever happened to using capital letters at...

What ever happened to using capital letters at the beginning of sentences to make reading your diatribe easier? You know what capital letters are, you actually use them in your in your paragraphs.
...
06-16-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,958
Posted By GlennR

My wife has no bike computer and leaves her phone...

My wife has no bike computer and leaves her phone at home when she rides.

So she doesn't even need your $30 android phone.

So what's your point?
06-14-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 13,053
Posted By Metieval

This is a huge reason I started wrenching on my...

This is a huge reason I started wrenching on my own bicycles. If something squeaks you don't tighten it more, you pull it part clean it, lube it and put it back together.

I am sure that the bike...
Forum: Northeast
06-14-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By NomarsGirl

Got out for my longest ride of the year so far...

Got out for my longest ride of the year so far yesterday. Just about 11 miles. Out and back to the lake in Sharon.somehow, it is uphill both ways.
Forum: Northeast
06-13-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By rholland1951

Put a little air in the big, soft Rat Trap Pass...

Put a little air in the big, soft Rat Trap Pass tires on the Surly Trucker DeLuxe and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
06-12-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,029,522
Posted By mr_bill

Rode into SOWA galleries, first day reopening. ...

Rode into SOWA galleries, first day reopening.

Got to see great art and got a fantastic parking space:

https://i.imgur.com/61ENhxu.jpg

Normalish.

-mr. bill
06-11-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,736
Posted By shelbyfv

When I sell stuff the buyer always gets an...

When I sell stuff the buyer always gets an incredible deal. I just want it to go quickly and preferably to a "good home." I sold a nice bike to a flipper once and it left a bad taste. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,038
Posted By Russ Roth

So you're at the end of your ride and he's 3...

So you're at the end of your ride and he's 3 miles into his and you have a problem with not being able to beat someone of unknown fitness and no knowing how hard he was trying? Must be rough. So many...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,038
Posted By alcjphil

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a...

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a cyclist: No matter how good my fitness, there is always someone who is stronger than me
06-09-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By Litespud

Do not google "lube love affairs" from a work...

Do not google "lube love affairs" from a work computer.....:)

After trying a couple of the ungodly expensive "$8 for 2 oz" lubes, chain saw bar oil, home-made motor oil mix, I'm currently using...
06-07-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,620
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't use a helmet mirror. I tried it once,...

I don't use a helmet mirror. I tried it once, but my earbud cords kept getting tangled in it.
06-07-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,620
Posted By Jim from Boston

People are Mesmerized[/QUOTE] I recently posted...

People are Mesmerized[/QUOTE] I recently posted to this recent thread, ďBike Accessories?Ē [/quote][/quote][/quote]On one Halloween,
06-06-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Steve B.

I'd disagree with that. The...

I'd disagree with that.

The soldiers/seaman/airmen since then have all done their duty in the wars they were ordered to serve in, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan , etc.... The moral reasons for...
06-04-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,090
Posted By SethAZ

That was excellent. At one point he says don't...

That was excellent. At one point he says don't tell folks their bikes have to cost $10,000 and they have to shave their bodies and whatnot, but they'll get there like we all did. Yeah, bike cost can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,761
Posted By shelbyfv

Today I passed by a pair of very fit looking...

Today I passed by a pair of very fit looking young ladies who were doing landscape work near the road. I didn't wave but I smiled, nodded and rang my bell.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,761
Posted By hrdknox1

I wave to cyclists, runners, and walkers because...

I wave to cyclists, runners, and walkers because I am having a great time. Most of the people I see routinely wave back at me, but there are a few who don't so I've stopped waving to them.
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