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09-30-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 867
Posted By Climb14er

This is a ridiculous comment! 🙄

This is a ridiculous comment! 🙄
09-30-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 867
Posted By Climb14er

Keep on taking the booster after booster! Your...

Keep on taking the booster after booster! Your body will further lose your own body’s natural immunity. 😉
09-29-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 669
Posted By bbbean

I suspect more than 2% of people who are doing...

I suspect more than 2% of people who are doing anything have drugs in their systems.
09-29-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 669
Posted By CliffordK

There are people who have had their driver's...

There are people who have had their driver's license taken away due to driving intoxicated, and turn to riding bicycles.

It would be a lot to expect those people to suddenly become sober.
09-29-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 867
Posted By Climb14er

Got the original Pfizer shots, no boosters, or...

Got the original Pfizer shots, no boosters, or additional shots for me. No more flu shots either! I’m done with all this so called vaccine pharma! Regret getting the initial shots from Pfizer!...
09-29-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 669
Posted By Chuckles1

Idiotic

At least 2% of people have drugs in their system, period. Idiotic statement by researchers desperate to fund their next "research."
09-29-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 669
Posted By kyplaskon

We just had the Dutch Cycling Embassy in Reno and...

We just had the Dutch Cycling Embassy in Reno and they said not to wear a helmet because it gives the impression that cycling is dangerous. Driving is much more dangerous and no one is suggesting...
09-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 669
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The objective/purpose of the study was "The...

The objective/purpose of the study was "The purpose of this study was to analyze the descriptive epidemiology of bicycle-related injuries associated with substances of abuse other than alcohol and to...
09-18-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Well if the owner doesn't know, it's stolen

Well if the owner doesn't know, it's stolen
09-15-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,374
Posted By livedarklions

Funny, Germany has out and out banned blinking...

Funny, Germany has out and out banned blinking lights on bicycles because there's no benefit to them and they can disorient other people. The emergency vehicle thing is totally irrelevant, you are...
09-12-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,374
Posted By GhostRider62

All those front, bright flashing headlights...

All those front, bright flashing headlights blinding me? They suck. And, should be illegal.
09-11-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,621
Posted By LV2TNDM

This simply is not true. Not at all. In fact,...

This simply is not true. Not at all. In fact, your incorrect understanding of the law and vehicle code is a problem. It's YOUR thinking that endangers cyclists. I've had many, many pedestrians...
09-08-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,327
Posted By livedarklions

The whole idea doesn't even seem half-baked. Is...

The whole idea doesn't even seem half-baked. Is quarter-baked a thing?
09-08-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,327
Posted By 10 Wheels

" baring in mind i will be travelling around 100...

" baring in mind i will be travelling around 100 miles per day for 20 days"
Dream World THINKING.
09-02-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By dsbrantjr

Bolts can be cut shorter rather easily. Using a...

Bolts can be cut shorter rather easily. Using a too-short bolt could result in its coming loose and/or stripping the threads; having the bars come off is only funny in the cartoons.
08-31-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 793
Posted By 3d1l

Sorry. my bad, it was Tour Down Under (go to...

Sorry. my bad, it was Tour Down Under (go to minute 7:33 on the video).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-kPcOVub4M&t=453s
08-22-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,063
Posted By curbtender

So it is. Being he was an employed delivery...

So it is. Being he was an employed delivery driver I would think they would pull his app. Much like how this council person will be out of work.You think he was drug tested after this accident?
08-13-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,361
Posted By 3alarmer

...the damage in those photos looks consistent...

...the damage in those photos looks consistent with their analysis as you've repeated it. In fact, I don't know of any other way you could produce that form of frame failure.

There are clear...
08-08-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,441
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Mech disc brake with single piston = scam?

I bought my son a used MTB to ride to school with. It came with mechanical disc brakes. The front one was really stiff and the stopping power unimpressive. I looked at the caliper carefully and...
08-08-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,166
Posted By smontanaro

So, it would seem not to be intended for use on...

So, it would seem not to be intended for use on frame tubes. Instead, you slip them over the seatpost, then install the seatpost. That's unlikely to be all that useful on most C&V bikes with level...
08-07-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,063
Posted By wolfchild

Running red lights is standard practice for most...

Running red lights is standard practice for most cyclists...but most of them are also smart enough to slow down and even stop to look and make sure that the way is clear before going through the...
08-07-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,063
Posted By Daniel4

Especially running red lights. It's not a game.

Especially running red lights. It's not a game.
08-07-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,063
Posted By wolfchild

Bad cycling is also a societal norm and this...

Bad cycling is also a societal norm and this thread has proven that..
08-07-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,063
Posted By wolfchild

If the law doesn`t care who is at fault then the...

If the law doesn`t care who is at fault then the law is wrong...In this case the cyclist should be charged, the driver should be free from any wrongdoing.
08-02-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,362
Posted By Ttom

I get it, I really do, I just ride, I don't care...

I get it, I really do, I just ride, I don't care how fast I go or how far I go but the more I do it I seem to get a little faster, and I seem to go a little further. It is mostly fun but sometimes it...
07-12-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Rolla

I hate those seatstays, although to be fair,...

I hate those seatstays, although to be fair, Cannondale is hardly the only ones doing them like that. Funny that a threaded BB is newsworthy…
07-08-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,367
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm guessing they have seen a larger number of...

I'm guessing they have seen a larger number of returns when people purchased frame sizes that don't fit their formula.
Forum: Touring
06-29-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,570
Posted By greatbasin

Hate both. North Road FTW. They were widely...

Hate both. North Road FTW. They were widely referred to in the past as "tourist" bars.

I don't think they need to be very specific in design, but at least back-swept. Personally, I have North...
06-27-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,949
Posted By pdlamb

50 miles per day is close to average for long...

50 miles per day is close to average for long distance tourists in the U.S.

Riding that much on a short loop would have me headed for the funny farm.
Forum: Touring
06-17-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By garryg

i do not understand why some folks try to...

i do not understand why some folks try to dissuade people from buying an actual touring bike when they are interested in touring. i think in life having the right tool for the job makes more sense....
06-13-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Tpsfoto

Great advice…. Will replace with 25 or maybe 28 ...

Great advice…. Will replace with 25 or maybe 28
just have to see about clearance for 28
thanks
Larry
06-12-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By VegasTriker

I wouldn't trust them for safety reasons.

You live in the Mojave desert (as I do). I wouldn't trust 10 year old tires, especially ones that are run at high pressure, to not fail without warning. You are probably going to have to run them at...
06-08-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,988
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Your write The absense of truely properlie...

Your write

The absense of truely properlie speled werds is a disasterous prezidence witch oui can't not abyde bi
06-08-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,988
Posted By njkayaker

If one thinks it's worthwhile for other people to...

If one thinks it's worthwhile for other people to read, it should be worthwhile to check the spelling (especially, for the word the think the post is about). It's basic courtesy.

It was funny that...
Forum: Touring
06-07-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,930
Posted By randallr

After 5 years and 20,000 some odd miles (no...

After 5 years and 20,000 some odd miles (no odometer), life in Rohloff land has me saying as I ride along, "Danke, mein Gott, fur mein fahrrad mit Rohloff!" I am totally spoiled by its seemingly...
06-07-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,988
Posted By seypat

Hopefully, you had some joy and fun as you rode...

Hopefully, you had some joy and fun as you rode them on sunny days.
06-07-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,988
Posted By njkayaker

If you care that much, you should use the correct...

If you care that much, you should use the correct spelling.
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,930
Posted By garryg

The rohloff surly

I managed to install the Rohloff with some parts and guidance from cyclemonkey...
06-01-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 526
Posted By ign1te

Even if u did not exceed the minimum insertion...

Even if u did not exceed the minimum insertion depth, having that much leverage on a seat post is probably not a good idea. You are too heavy for that configuration basically. Find a bike more suited...
05-18-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 547
Posted By Eds0123

Nothing against LHT, But better Save that money...

Nothing against LHT, But better Save that money for your next bike, I think and in my experience it might be better to spend your money on a whole new package that works all together much better as...
05-17-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26,439
Views: 3,816,770
Posted By gster

The front forks look pushed in

The front forks look pushed in
05-16-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By Bad Lag

8 speed Shimano Alfine and shifters; Brooks...

8 speed Shimano Alfine and shifters; Brooks saddle; North Roads bars. I think you will like it.

...
05-16-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By ascherer

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fcdf57c4_dae7_48a4_8ef0_aa1cbe155142_33d0138fd56c126e9a6030d24ea8dfcd0e9798c9.jpeg
Sturmey 8-speed needs a small chainring up front. I...
05-15-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By HillRider

Mechanical disc brakes can be very good. The TRP...

Mechanical disc brakes can be very good. The TRP Spyres I have on my Surly work very well.

However, as noted above a break-in period of several firm to hard stops serves to bed the pads to the...
05-13-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By rumrunn6

what do you value more? old rubber or your...

what do you value more? old rubber or your collarbone?
Forum: Touring
05-12-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By gna

Kurt's headbadge pag...

Kurt's headbadge pag (https://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_serials.html)e has some info on Raleigh serial numbers. You can also find catalog picture...
05-11-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By cxwrench

OP if you don't know how to figure this out you...

OP if you don't know how to figure this out you shouldn't be doing a 'refurb' or anything else to this bike.
05-09-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,040
Posted By DMC707

This

This
05-09-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,040
Posted By wolfchild

I don't see any problem here...All I see is a...

I don't see any problem here...All I see is a hard working farmer doing his daily job..
05-07-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,040
Posted By Cramic

The point, regards a stationary cyclist, is that...

The point, regards a stationary cyclist, is that there must come a point at which even the most zen of the posters on here get frustrated. 1mph? 5mph? And it demonstrates everybody is simply drawing...
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