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10-20-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By holytrousers

https://youtu.be/EivnXf10nYg

https://youtu.be/EivnXf10nYg
10-19-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 464
Posted By Korina

Basically none, the air's coming from the pump...

Basically none, the air's coming from the pump hose.
10-18-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Warbird21

It took me a while to "unsee" that photo and now,...

It took me a while to "unsee" that photo and now, this thread has revived that vile memory. Who thinks: "I need to take a picture of this pipe, and I only have time to put on a shirt, but no pants...
10-18-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By mwaldin

You have a great imagination and your ideas are...

You have a great imagination and your ideas are interesting. I am of the category that anti-lock brakes is a solution looking for a problem on bikes. That said, I just saw a commercial for a Dyson...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By locolobo13

Nod &say "Morning" most of the time.

Nod &say "Morning" most of the time.
10-17-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By cubewheels

Annoying but true. One way to prevent it next...

Annoying but true. One way to prevent it next time is do exercises on your trips to workout the same muscles you use on cycling.
10-16-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Warbird21

Now,I feel like I need to see those photos..... ...

Now,I feel like I need to see those photos.....

Don't sweat it, every goofs occasionally.

I'm a moderator on a tobacco pipe forum. A few weeks ago, a member asked me to delete a picture he...
10-16-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 437
Posted By Shimagnolo

Anyone else open this thread, expecting it to be...

Anyone else open this thread, expecting it to be about Lance?
10-15-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 883
Posted By Gravel Rider

I stop a lot. Whether to hydrate, take pictures...

I stop a lot. Whether to hydrate, take pictures or smell the roses. It''s all about the journey for me. I'm riding gravel and mountains but if I was riding road I'd probably stop less. ymmv
10-15-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By indyfabz

Gangsta’ rap it.

Gangsta’ rap it.
10-15-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By jaxgtr

These are not cheap, but I absolutely love them....

These are not cheap, but I absolutely love them. I use the Steady rack and it allows me to swing them back out of the way. As you can see, I have flatbar, and road bikes, I have 6 bikes in a 10ft...
10-15-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Ironfish653

You could also do the wheels straight, but just...

You could also do the wheels straight, but just offset every other bike higher off the floor, so that three bikes fit in the width of ‘two handlebars’. Wide bar MTBs up high with the narrower drop...
10-15-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By ottothecow

DIY wall storage options with *angled wheels*

Does anyone have DIY solutions for vertical wall storage that turns the front wheel to squeeze in more density? Between MTBs with extra long bars and road bikes with drop bars, it is hard to get...
10-15-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By prj71

https://spotbikes.com/products/mayhem-130?variant=...

https://spotbikes.com/products/mayhem-130?variant=32140454690850

https://spotbikes.com/collections/bikes/products/rocker-geared

To be honest...with rock gardens in the mix I would go full...
10-15-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By cb400bill

You were asked to leave that thread, not the...

You were asked to leave that thread, not the forum.
10-14-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 305
Posted By mschwett

lots of "opinion" here. there is relatively...

lots of "opinion" here.

there is relatively little actual medical research on this; but just about every reputable source says to avoid prolonged intense exercise when air quality is very poor. i...
10-14-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Iride01

I remember some old people friends of my parents...

I remember some old people friends of my parents back in the 60's and 70's that had their furniture covered with plastic.
10-14-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 879
Posted By chaadster

The best wine for cycling wine enthusiasts?

Is Jochen Beurer’s “In der Luft” Swabian white blend the best wine for cycling enthusiasts? Certainly the label, a picture of Jochen skyin’ a huge gap jump back in the ‘90s on an MTB, is a compelling...
10-14-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,115
Posted By nlerner

Well, sometimes in New England, it snows when you...

Well, sometimes in New England, it snows when you don't expect it to, so you might not quite have the right tool for the job. This was from late October last year:...
Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,604
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I was lurking around the Walmart beer aisle...

I was lurking around the Walmart beer aisle trying to decide. I went with Shiner Bock
...
10-14-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 305
Posted By Clyde1820

You'll definitely work the cardio. And in...

You'll definitely work the cardio.

And in dangerous levels of smog and airborne particulates you'll definitely be sucking in vastly more of that stuff than you otherwise might.

Might want to...
10-14-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 305
Posted By Iride01

You do what you gotta do. Would you be happy...

You do what you gotta do.

Would you be happy and feel healthy if you stayed inside and did nothing? Is inside air any more healthier than outside air? I doubt that it's any less polluted unless...
10-13-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By BFisher

How about electronic shift components that are...

How about electronic shift components that are programmable to index any cog spacing? One derailleur/shifter for 6,7,8,9,10,11,12, etc.
10-13-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By msu2001la

It's interesting to go back and read reviews of...

It's interesting to go back and read reviews of emerging tech years later. In 2009 when Shimano released Dura Ace Di2, James Huang wrote about it in Bike Radar. His review starts out with:

“A...
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,604
Posted By Kat12

Oh, thank heaven it's not just me!

Oh, thank heaven it's not just me!
10-13-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By GhostRider62

Getting old sucks but it beats the alternative....

Getting old sucks but it beats the alternative. Hang in there.

I started the year with a trip to the ER with BP at 240/210, badly sprained my ankle in the Smokies with long recovery, and 5 weeks...
10-13-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By curbtender

I've had a Genuine Innovation that gets used...

I've had a Genuine Innovation that gets used quite often in a group ride situation. As long as it's screwed completely on, it has worked flawlessly for five years. This is the ultraflate model.
10-13-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Gerryattrick

Deep down I know I am quite lucky in that these...

Deep down I know I am quite lucky in that these setbacks are relatively minor compared to others, do not yet cause me problems, and can be lived with.

I plan to get back to where I was on the...
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,604
Posted By indyfabz

There is a difference between whining and whining...

There is a difference between whining and whining while claiming someone else does not contribute anything useful to the forum. The irony.
10-13-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By livedarklions

Perhaps add two wheels for stability and encase...

Perhaps add two wheels for stability and encase the rider in some sort of cage?
10-13-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By msu2001la

Interesting example. I agree that a basic hammer...

Interesting example. I agree that a basic hammer is awesome in its simplicity - unchanged for hundreds of years. On most job sites today, the hammer has been largely replaced by a pneumatic nailer...
10-12-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 542
Posted By Maelochs

Here's another part of the deal (and this has...

Here's another part of the deal (and this has been debated here before): A lot of the bike market is driven by wealthy (or would-be-wealthy-if-I-didn't-race) riders who want what the pros ride.
...
10-12-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By DiabloScott

:innocent: Yeah, I've thought of that idea. I...

:innocent:
Yeah, I've thought of that idea. I think the height reduction is mostly in the spine though, so maybe just a shorter stem unless I can find other justification.

Although if I break...
Forum: Foo
10-12-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,604
Posted By J.Higgins

I'm safe enough in here with you guys. A reply or...

I'm safe enough in here with you guys. A reply or two wouldn't hurt. :innocent:

Lol, you got us baby boomers pegged. Its pretty hard to develop a thick skin when so many are whacking away at it....
10-12-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 542
Posted By Maelochs

That's an interesting story. Have you written any...

That's an interesting story. Have you written any other fiction?
10-12-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By livedarklions

I may be being a bit snippy with you, but I think...

I may be being a bit snippy with you, but I think the worst thing we can do for the OP is to give their self-diagnosis anything that indicates it has any legitimacy. OP can google, and probably has...
10-12-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By DiabloScott

I've got a different set of circumstances, but my...

I've got a different set of circumstances, but my year has been rough too; emotionally and physically. I'm 62.

1. Broke my kneecap in January, surgery, crutches for two months, cane for another...
Forum: Foo
10-12-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,604
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup I’m waiting for some e mail or quote I sent...

Yup I’m waiting for some e mail or quote I sent from 15 years to appear so I can get cancelled and have my turnip farm taken away. Worse thing my 2 dogs and 7 cats will be confiscated by animal...
10-12-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Artmo

You are the inspiration! That is one amazing...

You are the inspiration! That is one amazing story!
10-12-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By livedarklions

It doesn't just "seem" different, you're likening...

It doesn't just "seem" different, you're likening two very different types of rides.

OP's is a repeated occurrence happening 35 minutes into a ride. You're talking about a person one time getting...
10-12-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously, at this point, people should not be...

Seriously, at this point, people should not be offering OP any opinions on this other than to see a doctor.
10-12-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By livedarklions

Electrolyte imbalance is a marketer's diagnosis...

Electrolyte imbalance is a marketer's diagnosis because they can sell you things like Gatorade. It almost certainly has nothing to do with this, and this is really not something that should be run by...
10-11-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 602
Posted By ThermionicScott

$20 isn't a lot to spend for a beam torque...

$20 isn't a lot to spend for a beam torque wrench, and I use mine on all kinds of things. :thumb:
10-11-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,618
Posted By grizzly59

All the Kum Ba Yah encourages these folks. Being...

All the Kum Ba Yah encourages these folks. Being pepper sprayed and having your bike tossed in the creek might be enough of a Significant Emotional Event to evoke reflection and behavior change.
10-11-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 542
Posted By Maelochs

How much does your chain lube weigh?

How much does your chain lube weigh?
10-11-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By OldTryGuy

Hoping for better days ahead for you BUTT be...

Hoping for better days ahead for you BUTT be ready for crap!!!

My PCa (Prostate Cancer) is high-test Gleason10 since 2015. On a cruise right now with another scan 2 hours less than exactly 1 week...
10-11-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,315
Posted By Route 66

My nearly maintenance free new bike

I bought this bike about a month ago and I think I'm in love. I've been riding a bike for 60+ years and I was hoping to find one that didn't require all the usual maintenance. This is my Spot ACME...
10-10-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Gerryattrick

I'm hoping to follow the saying "when you're up...

I'm hoping to follow the saying "when you're up to your neck in sh*t, keep your chin up"
10-10-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Gerryattrick

Tough year starting to get me down

Haven't been on BF too much recently, but I remembered this sub-forum and thought I'd share my tale as another oldie cyclist trying to keep cycling.

Until last year I have always been fit and had...
10-08-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By blacknbluebikes

a good Gore cycling jacket might serve you well. ...

a good Gore cycling jacket might serve you well. quite windproof, breathes well. it's an investment, acknowledged (est 200USD), but mine has served me very well for many years. I'd buy another one...
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