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08-05-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By RB1-luvr

Correct me if I'm wrong, but since the light was...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but since the light was red, you were supposed to stop behind him, no?
08-05-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Kai Winters

Sounds like you were the "aggressive"...

Sounds like you were the "aggressive" person...did you know the bike was stolen or just making an assumption?
08-05-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By noimagination

Sorry, but that's not a right hook - you passed...

Sorry, but that's not a right hook - you passed on the right, he didn't pass you and then turn into your path. That was on you, the driver did nothing wrong.
08-03-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By rm -rf

no. Not everyone is good at mechanical things....

no.
Not everyone is good at mechanical things. Standing next to the bike, trying to spin the crank forward with both wheels on the ground, the crank won't spin forward, but will go backward, just...
08-03-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By A350driver

I hate bibs for two reasons; the bathroom breaks...

I hate bibs for two reasons; the bathroom breaks and the straps over my shoulders. I’ve never had a problem with regular shorts not staying up, but the bibs are a pain in the neck to put on, take...
08-02-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,065
Posted By beng1

Every so many years they have to change the...

Every so many years they have to change the tire-sizes or some other feature so they can tell everyone that their current bike is outdated and they have to buy a new one to remain "competitive" and...
08-01-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By Sapperc

Bibs vs. shorts is one of those debates that...

Bibs vs. shorts is one of those debates that keeps going on and on. I don’t like bibs, but many, many road cyclists do. Give them a try. But whether you go with bibs or shorts they need to be snug....
07-14-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,432
Posted By greatbasin

Cyclists are regarded as soft targets because...

Cyclists are regarded as soft targets because they rarely have any means to defend themselves, especially in California:...
Forum: Touring
07-14-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,022
Posted By mtnbud

If your current saddle works for you, I wouldn't...

If your current saddle works for you, I wouldn't change it.
07-14-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,221
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I will certainly be sympathetic to the poor...

I will certainly be sympathetic to the poor parents who have to visit the daughter in jail where she belongs.
06-30-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,226
Posted By seypat

Least favorite is white. 2nd least favorite is...

Least favorite is white. 2nd least favorite is black. Most any color is better than those two.
05-31-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By Iride01

Buy a tent for the other family members. Bikes...

Buy a tent for the other family members. Bikes belong inside when not being ridden!
05-30-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
Posted By jdawginsc

I wonder how much they pay me...might be the...

I wonder how much they pay me...might be the retirement gig I have been waiting for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,615
Posted By Symox

Main ride is a triple

I live near hills and regularly use all of my gear range each ride

i love having a triple
1x drivetrains are simple but I miss the tight steps of a triple

once dialed in, triples can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,615
Posted By N2deep

I still appreciate triples. Due to a lack of a...

I still appreciate triples. Due to a lack of a solid triple with a respectable granny and the hills of Pittsburgh I switched my compact to a sub compact. Yes, larger cassettes are available but who...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,615
Posted By freeranger

Because it's cheaper to put less chainrings on a...

Because it's cheaper to put less chainrings on a bike and still charge an inflated price for it. It tries to be justified as being simpler, tuning doesn't have to be as "perfect" as with a triplle,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,615
Posted By Polaris OBark

Humans have devolved. Or at least I have. I got a...

Humans have devolved. Or at least I have. I got a bike in 1987 that had a 53/48 T double up front and some sort of corn-cob in the back where all the cogs were about 14 ± 2 T. Now I have a 52/42/30T...
05-26-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By smd4

Note to self: Don’t use a sledgehammer on bike...

Note to self: Don’t use a sledgehammer on bike tire.
05-25-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By ThermionicScott

Sounds like you're using bad technique, to be...

Sounds like you're using bad technique, to be frank. Any lever you jam in between the tire and rim occupies space that could have been tire slack.

If you can get into the habit of pressing the...
05-18-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By Eds0123

get a good bike fit, ride more, be patient and if...

get a good bike fit, ride more, be patient and if the discomfort does not go away, start looking into getting a saddle that fits you better, padded riding shorts help,
05-18-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By Rolla

Coming off of a hybrid, a road bike will place...

Coming off of a hybrid, a road bike will place you in a position that will take some getting used to. Chamois cream, a padded liner, a firm, well-adjusted saddle, and some hours on the bike should...
05-02-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By smd4

I think we need more info on the gold prone young...

I think we need more info on the gold prone young lady.
04-27-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,134
Posted By Polaris OBark

I take it you don't have short legs and a...

I take it you don't have short legs and a horizontal top tube?

I sometimes loosely clamp the top tube wrapped in a towel, loose enough so I can slide the bike back and forth, and it is held in...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By timdow

One new tube, one patch kit, pump & levers. ...

One new tube, one patch kit, pump & levers. Helps greatly that I have puncture resistant tires.
Forum: Foo
04-08-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,282
Posted By ThermionicScott

I can poop indoors, in a warm room. I have it...

I can poop indoors, in a warm room. I have it better than so many kings of old.
04-07-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By spelger

i guess we are all doing it wrong then.

i guess we are all doing it wrong then.
04-07-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By guy153

Depends how many curveballs you run into along...

Depends how many curveballs you run into along the way: unanticipated incompatibilities between parts, things that are stuck or turn out to be knackered. You might need to mess around fabricobbling...
04-06-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By Troul

i would not repair it.

i would not repair it.
03-16-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,403
Posted By livedarklions

Filtering is a situational call. In a situation...

Filtering is a situational call. In a situation like that, it's really just a question of how many cars are going to be behind you until it's safe for them to pass. Somebody is going to be unhappy...
03-16-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,403
Posted By Troul

if it were not 35mph & was 25mph, it wouldn't be...

if it were not 35mph & was 25mph, it wouldn't be too much of a concern. Being not the case, I'd be more considerate & let the initial crowd of vehicles have the jump before I'd play leap frog.
03-16-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,403
Posted By Iride01

Idiots will always be with us. And unlikely to...

Idiots will always be with us. And unlikely to change their habits until they have a life threatening experience of their own.

I count my blessings many times for the lessons I've learned from the...
03-08-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By tyrion

I'm hoping for a new and exciting bottom bracket...

I'm hoping for a new and exciting bottom bracket standard.
03-04-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By HillRider

Try a 1/2" (12.7mm) and see if it works. SAE is...

Try a 1/2" (12.7mm) and see if it works. SAE is unlikely but worth a try and it may be close enough.
03-04-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By mstateglfr

Boulevard or Lane. Which do you prefer?

Boulevard or Lane. Which do you prefer?
02-28-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,724
Posted By grant40

Bikeforums: where every post turns into an...

Bikeforums: where every post turns into an argument.
:troll:
02-27-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 7,039
Posted By blue192

I only wear generic cycling clothing when out for...

I only wear generic cycling clothing when out for a ride.
02-22-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By fastcarbon

Come to the Dark Side

At 80+ I still refuse to ride an e bike as I know I would like it; I seriously doubt I could maintain my level of fitness if I received help from an e motor. My current plan is to try one when I...
02-22-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Troul

figure out the size needed & sift there McMC for...

figure out the size needed & sift there McMC for the ones you need.

https://www.mcmaster.com/screws/material~plastic/
02-20-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 395,152
Posted By Inusuit

I wear a helmet except on some backcountry gravel...

I wear a helmet except on some backcountry gravel rides. I think it should be a choice, not a mandate.
02-20-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 395,152
Posted By Juan Foote

Yup, micromanaging laws like this go against the...

Yup, micromanaging laws like this go against the idea of freedom which this country is supposed to be about. Where I think helmet use is a great idea, particularly in certain situations, there is...
02-20-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 395,152
Posted By rydabent

While I always wear my helmet, even when riding...

While I always wear my helmet, even when riding my trike, I despise all the little controlling laws like helmet laws.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,247
Posted By urbanknight

In that case, I wouldn't touch it with a 10'...

In that case, I wouldn't touch it with a 10' pole. You don't know exactly how that dent came to be, and you haven't invested a dime in the bike as of yet. It would be one thing if it was a bike you...
Forum: Foo
02-19-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 932
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The cops are being paid off.

The cops are being paid off.
02-18-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,689
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes of course I ride with ID. I have a zip...

Yes of course I ride with ID.

I have a zip pouch for cycling that goes in a jersey pocket or wherever else- it has a little cash and a copy of my health insurance info. I move my DL and a check...
02-18-22, 04:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,689
Posted By wolfchild

I always carry a wallet with my drivers license,...

I always carry a wallet with my drivers license, bank card, credit card, health card, social insurance number, vehicle insurance and some cash.
01-30-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 991
Posted By _ForceD_

I voted “other.” I’m strictly a road rider....

I voted “other.”
I’m strictly a road rider. And, I’m a “function over fashion” kind of person. So, what I look for are glasses with lenses that will ride higher on the bridge of my nose so that when...
01-14-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,874
Posted By RayHenry

Evidently, we're not supposed to be discussing...

Evidently, we're not supposed to be discussing the jab/COVID here... :/
01-13-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,874
Posted By Koyote

As long as people keep buying them, Wal-Mart will...

As long as people keep buying them, Wal-Mart will keep selling them. It's called 'capitalism.'
01-13-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,874
Posted By Iride01

Well at any rate you are posting in the wrong...

Well at any rate you are posting in the wrong sub-forum. You really should take your soap box and go to the Politics & Religion (https://www.bikeforums.net/politics-religion/)or Trollheim...
01-08-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,618
Posted By cxwrench

Wrong.

Wrong.
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