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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By WhyFi

I know from experience that it's not one the...

I know from experience that it's not one the first five things that you think it might be.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By caloso

Into the bin.

Into the bin.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By WhyFi

For the benefit of other readers - ...

For the benefit of other readers -

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,804
Posted By Iride01

Really? Downhill segments are a thing? Geesh!

Really? Downhill segments are a thing? Geesh!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,804
Posted By genejockey

The best thing you can do to increase your speed...

The best thing you can do to increase your speed on a downhill is to gain a lot of weight. Start with a big breakfast with bacon, eggs, hash browns, and a stack of pancakes with butter and syrup. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,465
Posted By biker128pedal

For road rides I use Autopause in the profile....

For road rides I use Autopause in the profile. For mountain biking profile I use use manual. On the mountain bike autopause was annoying. It paused too much on slow technical sections.

oh for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By Koyote

That's why I have a workbench that's 16 feet...

That's why I have a workbench that's 16 feet long: about ten feet is covered with stuff, which leaves about six feet for actual tasks.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,806
Posted By Sy Reene

The motor.

The motor.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,030
Posted By Sy Reene

Did any cars drive over the chain after it fell...

Did any cars drive over the chain after it fell off? Or could you put it back on?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,512
Posted By Mojo31

Where is the option for "buy a third?"

Where is the option for "buy a third?"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,880
Posted By tempocyclist

Nice one! :thumb: That is one sleek looking...

Nice one! :thumb:

That is one sleek looking eBike too. I didn't even notice the "motor bulge" at first.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,501
Posted By Warbird21

"The guy had an Autozone shirt on.. I saw him a...

"The guy had an Autozone shirt on.. I saw him a few days later in the local store and I reminded him to keep his dog leashed. He remembered me and apologized."

No, "guy" being the key word. While...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,501
Posted By Maelochs

I carry a worse dog in a knapsack, with a...

I carry a worse dog in a knapsack, with a pull-cord quick release for immediate deployment.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,171
Posted By MoAlpha

In my opinion, jumping on a solo rider's wheel...

In my opinion, jumping on a solo rider's wheel without permission is an obnoxious imposition. That person, if they aren't a sociopath, now has to consider your safety. Where I ride, with bad pavement...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,171
Posted By MinnMan

I would never draft someone I don't know without...

I would never draft someone I don't know without letting them know that I'm on their wheel.

Generally speaking, if a single stranger passes me and I'm feeling like using them to pace, I'll follow...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,171
Posted By WhyFi

Ask if it's okay and respect their wishes if they...

Ask if it's okay and respect their wishes if they say "no."
09-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,685
Posted By geeteeiii

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By ThermionicScott

I got most of the way to a winter ride before...

I got most of the way to a winter ride before realizing I'd left my helmet at home. I bet I looked weird riding through downtown with just a balaklava over my head!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I told a friend I wanted to show her my new...

I told a friend I wanted to show her my new helmet, we drove our bikes to ride together, the helmet was on the counter at home where I left it. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By alcjphil

Have never forgotten my helmet, but did once...

Have never forgotten my helmet, but did once arrive in the parking lot where the ride started and found that I had forgotten my bike. It was early enough that I had time to drive back home to get it
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By zandoval

There have been times I am starting a ride the...

There have been times I am starting a ride the bike is feeling good, and the air is fresh, and my vision is clear, and my bike sounds fast, and... RATS! Gotta go back and get my helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By TTron

Ever forget your helmet?

I was 2 hours into a ride today and discovered I had no helmet on!! Holy crap. I always wear a skull cap. Just too comfortable I guess and likely in a hurry. This has never happened before! Anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,129
Posted By 79pmooney

I have to chuckle every time I read some...

I have to chuckle every time I read some authority state that no one, not even the pros actually pulls up on the pedals. If I am fit and have been riding, I regularly pull my slotted cleats off my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By WhyFi

I employ a very simple solution - I do nothing...

I employ a very simple solution - I do nothing and it almost always goes away on its own.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,129
Posted By datlas

Personally, I don't feel truly "one" with the...

Personally, I don't feel truly "one" with the bike unless I am clipped in.

That said, it's a personal preference issue and you may want to try flats, toe clips (with and without straps) as well...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By WhyFi

Is someone doing this consistently or just once...

Is someone doing this consistently or just once in a blue moon? I can see someone calling out a hazard, without hand gestures to communicate location, if they've been caught off guard and they need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,723
Posted By Maelochs

Any cyclist who crosses the road without looking...

Any cyclist who crosses the road without looking ..... well, no need to be mean.

I don't care if it was clear for you, or you thought it was clear for me. I care about not getting run over.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,766
Posted By Eric F

With the supertuck banned, I would not be...

With the supertuck banned, I would not be surprised at all to see dropper posts start showing up on pro bikes...for about 3.6 seconds, until UCI bans those, too.



That didn't go quite as you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,751
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Why are you so dead set on people doing it your...

Why are you so dead set on people doing it your way? Have you stopped to consider that some people may like babying their bike? When proper care is taken, no harm is going to come of that and how...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,751
Posted By Kimmo

So who's down with detergent or degreasers on...

So who's down with detergent or degreasers on chains then?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,751
Posted By Andy Somnifac

If bikes were as fragile as most people are...

If bikes were as fragile as most people are making them out to be, I'd be afraid to ride them at all. Use your head, use common sense, and it will be fine.

Or let your bike stay dirty. Or take way...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,644
Posted By genejockey

Group riding isn't about being fast enough to...

Group riding isn't about being fast enough to keep up. Group riding is a set of skills, and experience shows that randos who show up intentionally dressed NOT to fit in are very unlikely to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,644
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,644
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,644
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,338
Posted By 10 Wheels

100 Mile Breakfast ...

100 Mile Breakfast
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Lunch Two Peanut Butter w Jam Sandwiches and Can Coke...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,456
Posted By Racing Dan

After 3+ months (!) waiting I just got noticed a...

After 3+ months (!) waiting I just got noticed a pair of st-4725 shifters is heading my way. Crazy times. Glad its only non essential items and not my dinner that's missing in action.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How did I wind up surrounded by hippies from...

How did I wind up surrounded by hippies from Critical Mass? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By tigat

He would if his name is Tom Schuler :) I've seen...

He would if his name is Tom Schuler :) I've seen him do it many times.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By shed

Thank you all. Advice much appreciated. I think...

Thank you all. Advice much appreciated. I think the ride better advice is also well taken by me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By TMonk

Yeah group rides can be frustrating for this...

Yeah group rides can be frustrating for this reason. Fortunately in San Diego we have Fiesta Island, a 4.1 mi loop with no stop signs. Also Zwift, don't have to stop there. Oh, and actual racing -...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By Litespud

I see this on group rides - the first guy sees a...

I see this on group rides - the first guy sees a clear road and pulls out, but by guy #10, a car has appeared and the driver doesn’t know whether the riders are going to keep pulling out in front of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Don't hold back, tell us how you really feel.

Don't hold back, tell us how you really feel.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By seypat

60 riders at 22-24 is just a couple of slow semis...

60 riders at 22-24 is just a couple of slow semis getting away from the light. You know how irritating it is to be behind those things in your car. Not fast at all. Eventually, a driver reaching that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By caloso

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it...

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it would have been unsafe to cross in that situation so good for the riders up front to call stopping. The guy who ran it was unsafe and the riders in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,079
Posted By colnago62

Running lights will eventually get someone...

Running lights will eventually get someone killed. As cyclists, we think 25mph is fast. In a car 25mph is nothing. If the front group enters on a yellow, the vast majority of the rest will be going...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,616
Posted By WhyFi

Yesterday, on mile 24 of 107, I took a puncture...

Yesterday, on mile 24 of 107, I took a puncture on my front tire. Must have been a fairly big one, I coasted and watched it bubble for about 5 tire revolutions, then it stopped, I put it out of mind...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,616
Posted By PeteHski

That's what I eventually did. Definitely worth...

That's what I eventually did. Definitely worth the investment if committed to going tubeless and you don't have a compressor.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,166
Posted By Sy Reene

No mention of the new Pitbull pedal yet? ;)

No mention of the new Pitbull pedal yet? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,982
Posted By phrantic09

Second the Pro One TLE addix- cake to mount and...

Second the Pro One TLE addix- cake to mount and inflated with a track pump
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