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05-23-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By dwmckee

We have tested the Redshift stem at our shop for...

We have tested the Redshift stem at our shop for a few hundred mikes. It works very well. Not as well as teh Lauf fork, but as a lower-cos solution is is pretty good. Definitely sucks up most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 614
Posted By seypat

+1. Those wheels aren't helping.

+1. Those wheels aren't helping.
05-23-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By making

I am sitting here drinking coffee by my dog on...

I am sitting here drinking coffee by my dog on the couch. I plan to do 12 miles today making 100 for the month, Then mow the lawn. I retired so my schedule is: Start late, quit early, take a lot...
05-23-22, 04:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By nomadmax

I'm only 63 and I know enough that you NEVER p*ss...

I'm only 63 and I know enough that you NEVER p*ss away riding time doing chores or shopping. EVER.
05-22-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

These are the covers of probably the first 2 LP...

These are the covers of probably the first 2 LP albums I bought.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1350x1368/nina_5ff71d4b380d1284bc8d66f861c93dca86bd4b0c.jpg...
05-22-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By rumrunn6

our A/C is out. I called last Monday, no sign of...

our A/C is out. I called last Monday, no sign of the tech. here's hoping they come this week
05-22-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By zandoval

Its Sunday and no ride for me... Two days ago I...

Its Sunday and no ride for me... Two days ago I found a warm spot on the dinning room floor and Isolated a 107° F spot two feet square.... RATS!

Friday rented an 80 electric jack hammer and busted...
05-22-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By Daniel4

Yes, we use them for tea. What's your rant?...

Yes, we use them for tea.

What's your rant? People who post rants?
05-22-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By Digger Goreman

Eat the dandelions! Especially being Chem free. :D

Eat the dandelions! Especially being Chem free. :D
05-22-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By Iride01

If I'd installed two air conditioners then I...

If I'd installed two air conditioners then I probably wouldn't want to ride either.

If you do, then :thumb:

P.S...

That is one of the first albums along with two others that I ever bought...
05-22-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By fishboat

Sounds like an horrible first-world tragedy. ...

Sounds like an horrible first-world tragedy. Stamp your feet and grab a popsicle..I'm guessing you'll survive to ride anther day.
05-22-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By Kai Winters

I'm 66, riding is my priority as a daily...

I'm 66, riding is my priority as a daily activity...if I don't get anything else done...oh well, f it...that is all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 614
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

It is like a car collector buying an AMC Pacer....

It is like a car collector buying an AMC Pacer. They buy them but not for the driving experience.
05-22-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By PaulH

Years ago, I visited a friend in Kansas and she...

Years ago, I visited a friend in Kansas and she took me to a Walmart because it was an example of local culture. I told her it was fascinating, but it would never catch on back East because people...
05-22-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What's wrong with letting dandelions grow and...

What's wrong with letting dandelions grow and flower all naturally?
https://www.bhg.com/gardening/yard/lawn-care/keep-dandelions
05-22-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By Daniel4

Here's my rant. I've been digging out dandelions...

Here's my rant. I've been digging out dandelions everyday since they started flowering in early May. A few weeks ago it would take me two hours to complete the task for my entire property but now...
05-22-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By DiabloScott

I suggest skipping the Walmart trip. :thumb:

I suggest skipping the Walmart trip. :thumb:
05-22-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By Ray9

Can you indulge me a rant?

I am 75 years old. Today the temperature is going to be in high 90's. I wanted to go to the gym early and get on the road by 7am. But today is Walmart day and shopping day. Today is also the day I...
05-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 630
Posted By drlogik

The only time I ran in to problems was when I...

The only time I ran in to problems was when I lived in Arizona. Back in 2015 I was out on my daily 20 mile loop and it was 115 degrees. It was 130 degrees two feet off the pavement. I had three...
05-22-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 630
Posted By Koyote

Last year in a 65 mile gravel race, the...

Last year in a 65 mile gravel race, the combination of high heat, high humidity, and poor nutrition (damn hotel was supposed to offer a full breakfast!) did me in. I started cramping at about 30...
05-21-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Polaris OBark

We have both (on two different bikes). My wife...

We have both (on two different bikes). My wife has some significant wrist issues, and both have been very helpful. You can't really go wrong with either. The only negative is the weight penalty.
05-21-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Kapusta

I remember well the awful mtb suspension stems of...

I remember well the awful mtb suspension stems of the 1990s, and was skeptical when I saw them pop up again recently for gravel bike.

But a friend got one (I believe a Redshift) on her bike and on...
05-20-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By cyclezen

Redshift stem - Awesome! Love mine! running on a...

Redshift stem - Awesome! Love mine! running on a Poseidon X with upgraded wheels, tubeless front 42 mm, 32-33 psi
makes a huge difference in better handling - better control on really chunk...
05-20-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By chas58

+1 Redshift. yup, I've heard nothing but good...

+1 Redshift. yup, I've heard nothing but good for redshift.

My bike maxes out at 38mm, but I can easily put a 50mm on the front, so I do that - at about 27psi it is pretty absorbent.

I find...
05-20-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Rolla

A buddy of mine has the Redshift...

A buddy of mine has the Redshift (https://redshiftsports.com/products/shockstop-suspension-stem) Shockstop on his aluminum Trek Crockett. He doesn't use tubeless tires, and he likes it a lot. I took...
05-18-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 404
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. Why spend money to get rid of something...

Yeah. Why spend money to get rid of something that might prove useful down the road?
Forum: Commuting
05-14-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,323
Posted By Ann98

I always ride with my hearing aids, so for a long...

I always ride with my hearing aids, so for a long time I was looking for ones which without getting lost and waterproof. I found ones in island audiology online shop and I can't be more happier. Now...
05-13-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,374
Posted By Polaris OBark

I have enough trouble riding steep windy hilly...

I have enough trouble riding steep windy hilly roads with blind turns when I ride by myself.
05-09-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 5,841
Posted By GamblerGORD53

So why are they following the tractor/ rake??...

So why are they following the tractor/ rake?? Because of the double yellow or they are too slow to pass?? LOL
Unlike roadhog cyclists, I've never seen a tractor go slow ON PURPOSE.
05-09-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By RobertUI

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame...

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame with rack points too, which helps. The grocery paniers are perfect for this!
...
05-05-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,614
Posted By Milton Keynes

I never use blinking headlights or taillights at...

I never use blinking headlights or taillights at all on trails, unless it's dark enough where I need a headlight at which I'll use a steady on light. The main purpose of flashing or blinking lights...
04-29-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By rsbob

I coined a phrase that might be relevant; paying...

I coined a phrase that might be relevant; paying the stupid tax. I have paid that tax quite a few times. Welcome to the club.
04-20-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,928
Posted By Koyote

You should stop using that word. The...

You should stop using that word.



The motorist didn't see you because bikes aren't supposed to be on the sidewalk.
04-20-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,928
Posted By GlennR

Sidewalks are for walkers and children on...

Sidewalks are for walkers and children on bicycles.

Adults belong on the road.
04-19-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,928
Posted By Chuck M

I used to ride on sidewalks. Then dad took my...

I used to ride on sidewalks. Then dad took my training wheels off and I had to learn to safely ride in the street in front of the house. Now I ride wherever my heart desires except the sidewalk. ...
04-19-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By Richard Cranium

That a pretty vague description of any exercise...

That a pretty vague description of any exercise history. Typically, anyone serious about improving exercise tolerance and or training for a specific goal will have definitive athletic milestones they...
04-19-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By Daniel4

I agree with the people who tell you to ride for...

I agree with the people who tell you to ride for the enjoyment of it instead of the chore. Go somewhere for the destination, like coffee or to tourist traps to people-watch.

Don't take the car to...
04-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By AlgarveCycling

I'm only 53 and my training is a bit more than...

I'm only 53 and my training is a bit more than most and reflective of racing goals but I know someone locally who is a triathlete in his 70's. He typically does 5 days a week with 2 complete rest...
04-18-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By ofajen

I’d agree about needing one longer ride each week...

I’d agree about needing one longer ride each week if you want to do those long club rides. Also, I agree about a total of one hour per week riding hard, as in 90% of maximum heart rate, if one can...
04-18-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By bblair

But, are you having fun? Six days a week sounds...

But, are you having fun? Six days a week sounds like a job to me. Consider doing 3 days a week, with one long and two just wander around, going for coffee or ice cream.

Do you have a group to...
04-18-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By downtube42

One rule of thumb is, miles per week equals long...

One rule of thumb is, miles per week equals long one-day ride. So your almost had the weekly miles for a century.

If you're starting with "just riding around", any kind of intentional training...
04-18-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By GhostRider62

I am almost your age but not quite and do ride...

I am almost your age but not quite and do ride more than 100 milers many times per year.

Your failure is not having one long ride per week. That long ride should get up to 60-70 miles to be able...
04-18-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By Wildwood

Get a coach, power meter, HR monitor, Zwift...

Get a coach, power meter, HR monitor, Zwift account. Use analytics.
Get a nutritionist - beet root juice, pickle juice, supplement du jour.
Get bike upgrades.


or

Listen to your body, eat...
04-18-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By 10 Wheels

Increase your RPMs. Pedal up to where you are...

Increase your RPMs.
Pedal up to where you are not able to talk.
Then back down to where you can Speak and hold that for as Long as you can.
Worked for me on a tour. I did it for 3 weeks.
When we...
04-18-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,985
Posted By caloso

What's your riding been like since Jan 1? Have...

What's your riding been like since Jan 1? Have you been on a similar schedule as last year? Or are you starting up now?
04-09-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,117
Posted By shelbyfv

If you don't pay, stay the eff away. This is so...

If you don't pay, stay the eff away. This is so simple. Poaching is poaching, whether you think the ride is "deserving" or not.
04-08-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,994
Posted By cxwrench

Duct tape that stuff to your back.

Duct tape that stuff to your back.
03-31-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,385
Posted By indyfabz

The best thing about this thread is that no one...

The best thing about this thread is that no one seems to have confused cojones with cajones.
Forum: Foo
03-06-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 968
Posted By ggpepper

I usually start mine with chorizo if you want to...

I usually start mine with chorizo if you want to call that the base, OK. Onion, poblano, garlic, cumin, cayenne, chili powders, 2-3 lbs meat, S&P. Cook and taste for an hour or so. Adjust seasoning...
Forum: Touring
03-01-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,866
Posted By Altair 4

Mmmm...I wouldn't recommend McKee's Rocks for...

Mmmm...I wouldn't recommend McKee's Rocks for parking.
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