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01-29-23, 05:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,530
Posted By PeteHski

I think you have to discuss e-bikes which provide...

I think you have to discuss e-bikes which provide limited power assistance in proportion to your own manual pedal power separately from throttle controlled e-bikes. They are fundamentally different. ...
01-12-23, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By gthomson

Not my shot but found this in my FB feed as I...

Not my shot but found this in my FB feed as I like old photos. I really like her casual demeanor as she rides bare footed up to the phone booth and settles in comfortably for a long conversation...
12-21-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,692
Posted By John E

I do far less recreational cycling than I used...

I do far less recreational cycling than I used to, or than I would prefer to, and I am extremely selecting about my routes and times of day.

I honestly believe today's motorists are less...
12-20-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By Altair 4

Night and Day ...

Night and Day

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11-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By gobicycling

Aging as we go

Well, I made it to 83yo today. 22 years more than my dad. Many changes past 3+ years in our lives, but we keep plodding on. Too many of my friends are no longer with us. I still bike, swim, walk,...
11-06-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By big john

Yes! Except the last one, which is Crown Valley...

Yes! Except the last one, which is Crown Valley road by that Thousand Trails thing near Acton. It was a beautiful day but a bit windy, especially on Soledad Canyon going home.
We also found a road...
11-02-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By rsbob

A former girlfriend once said to me, ďIf I have...

A former girlfriend once said to me, ďIf I have to explain it to you, whatís the point?Ē. And thatís how she became a former. :D
10-31-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By BobbyG

Back In The Saddle, Again...Again!

I was off the bike for 3 weeks this summer with my first bout of Covid which was rougher than I expected, plus a longer recovery than I would have thought. All of which made me feel much older than...
10-27-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By rsbob

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Invisible ghost bike is in the tub :eek:
10-24-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By indyfabz

Saturday sunset during my overnighter to S....

Saturday sunset during my overnighter to S. Jersey.

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10-21-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By rsbob

Rainy ride on my fist real racing bike, an 87...

Rainy ride on my fist real racing bike, an 87 Trofeo de Mundo. It now is my rainy day fendered bike. The seat post bolt or something broke and need to look into a repair tomorrow.

...
10-17-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,932
Posted By rsbob

Answering the question: No. Become...

Answering the question: No.

Become hypoglycemic, tired, moody and feel likeÖ. You know what.

Am very aware of the research on periodic fasting and caloric restrictions but for me they would...
10-15-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By BTinNYC

Catskills, looking south from Rensselaerville ...

Catskills, looking south from Rensselaerville
6pm today
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10-14-22, 09:27 AM
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Views: 735,766
Posted By big john

Did a little mountain bike ride Tuesday. ...

Did a little mountain bike ride Tuesday.
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Went into a cloud....
10-13-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By Alzerbster

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10-02-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,256
Posted By phedge

If you're heading as far as Arizona I'd highly...

If you're heading as far as Arizona I'd highly suggest a Arizona, Utah loop. You could hit Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Monument Valley, Arches, Canyon Lands, Capitol Reef, Boulder, Escalante,...
09-28-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,711
Posted By raqball

Agree.. Not sure why cyclist obsess over average...

Agree.. Not sure why cyclist obsess over average speed as there are far too many conditions and scenarios that will cause massive fluctuations.
09-27-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By terrymorse

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The Minarets, from above Mammoth Lakes
09-21-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,275
Posted By big john

I heard Oak Glen was going to be open for the...

I heard Oak Glen was going to be open for the apple harvest. We drove up there once and there are several different orchards and restaurants. We picked apples and bought jugs of cider and juice. We...
09-20-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By Ogsarg

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A really blue sky today. Unusual for this time of year. Taken in the boonies...
09-19-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By roadsnakes

' Took another Early ride this morning. Went...

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Took another Early ride this morning. Went back to the same park on Lake Michigan. Great place to watch the sun come up, and strangely , I`m the only one there in a city of one million people....
09-14-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By rsbob

three weeks abroad, Norway and Ireland and can...

three weeks abroad, Norway and Ireland and can count on one hand the number of people wearing masks. Was astounding.
09-11-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By MoAlpha

I was referring to an increased risk of non-COVID...

I was referring to an increased risk of non-COVID events after recovery from acute disease. These are large, population-based, studies, some retrospective, which did not obtain viral sequences. I...
09-09-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By MoAlpha

There are some large studies on morbidity and...

There are some large studies on morbidity and mortality in the months or years after COVID, which suggest lasting risk, particularly for vascular events (stroke and MI), and one a study of a large...
09-07-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,487
Posted By John E

Most adult trikes get it wrong, with two wheels...

Most adult trikes get it wrong, with two wheels in back and one in front. Two in front and one in back is a far more stable configuration, and it avoids the problem of either driving one rear wheel...
09-02-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By roadsnakes

I like to get up early, ride down to the lake,...

I like to get up early, ride down to the lake, and watch the sunrise...........
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08-25-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By treebound

I stopped to take a photo on todayís lunchtime...

I stopped to take a photo on todayís lunchtime ride
...
08-25-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By roadsnakes

Took a few pics of a sculpture that is right on...

Took a few pics of a sculpture that is right on the lakefront in Milwaukee. Right before and right after sunrise.
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08-24-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By Classtime

I recommend a Carry Freedom trailer. ...

I recommend a Carry Freedom trailer.

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08-24-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By jppe

My first one was 60+. I think all 4 of mine were...

My first one was 60+. I think all 4 of mine were between ages 60-66. Two were completed riding mostly solo but 2 were with a group of 10-12 which were awesome. We rotated 2 mile pulls and kept the...
08-23-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By Iride01

Any desire to sail? Get a sailboat. I had a...

Any desire to sail? Get a sailboat. I had a Hunter 28.5 for over ten years and it was a great enjoyment for me to sail it. I've found that sail boat owners are very easy to meet and make good...
08-22-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By Tomm Willians

Laughing at myself over this

Iím currently focused on training to at least attempt my first double century this October in Clovis. Iíve completed 8-9? Centuries in the past two years and feel ready to try something a bit...
08-21-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By jppe

What You Got???

Moving from Piedmont NC to the NC Coast in a couple months. Weíll be 2-3 miles from seaside and in a well established subdivision. The main driver is getting out of our 5 bedroom 2 story house with...
08-19-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By terrymorse

From this week's "camp-and-bike" trip to the High...

From this week's "camp-and-bike" trip to the High Sierra.

Mechanical issues meant the bike riding was a bust, but the sunrise scenery was grand.

...
08-17-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,660
Posted By embankmentlb

25 seems the optimal size for me. I have tried...

25 seems the optimal size for me. I have tried wider but generally do not like the mushiness of the ride, particularly if out of the saddle.
Another factor almost never mentioned is that the wider...
08-10-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By jppe

Awesome!!!! I hear ya! Welcome to our humidity!!!...

Awesome!!!! I hear ya! Welcome to our humidity!!! Thereís no escaping it out riding.

Agree with the terrain. While itís not hilly around where I live and train in Piedmont NC I was surprised at...
08-06-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By terrymorse

Selfie @ Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, SF Bay...

Selfie @ Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, SF Bay Area. Saturday, 6 August, 2022. 4,200 ft. elevation, highest point in Bay Area....
07-30-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,432
Posted By Ray9

My number was not up.

Since the pandemic I no longer go on long exploratory rides. I ride large loops around the bucolic, agricultural landscape of the small town I live in. I laid out the 50-mile course with almost all...
07-23-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By Bald Paul

A lot depends on bike geometry and your personal...

A lot depends on bike geometry and your personal fit. I have used both zero setback and setback seatposts, depending on the bike. What issue are you trying to fix?
07-07-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,536
Posted By Bald Paul

Ready to buy, and then.....

70 years old. I'm riding a carbon fiber, Ultegra 11 spd Di2 bike with carbon wheels and rim brakes. Thought it was about time to upgrade to something more current. I found a carbon fiber bike with...
06-30-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,109
Posted By jackb

Cyclists generally buy what the industry offers,...

Cyclists generally buy what the industry offers, like it or not. I would like to see a backlash of sorts by some manufacturers sticking to tried and true components and materials. I know that some...
06-28-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By locolobo13

Telegraph Pass in South Mountain Park

Every fourth Sunday the park has "Silent Sunday". They close most of the roads to auto traffic. I rode to Telegraph Pass, then hiked a quarter mile to the National Trail Lookout above the pass....
06-15-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By indyfabz

Sunset and moonrise from from campsite in...

Sunset and moonrise from from campsite in Newport, VT, Monday night.

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06-07-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By indyfabz

Snack break spot on the second day of my Vermont...

Snack break spot on the second day of my Vermont tour. Looks like Iíll get a bit wet tomorrow. Got a lean to tonight, so Iím dry.

...
06-05-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,039
Posted By Wildwood

We need to ride them all. 531, 531SL, 531c,...

We need to ride them all.
531, 531SL, 531c, 531cs, 531 straight gauge
853
SL, SLX, SP, TSX, EL-OS, Spirit, 9XX
Tange 1 & 2, Prestige
Ishiwata 022/019
So many more......

At least a dozen to...
06-02-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,438
Posted By Charlie Ky

My advice would be to accept the following ...

My advice would be to accept the following quotes from a book on weight loss as gospel. It was written in the '90s by Philip Lipetz Ph.D. Titled, The Good Calorie Diet.

".. the problem is not...
05-31-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,438
Posted By Charlie Ky

Lost 103 Lbs and not done yet

I'm an odd bird of sorts. 64 yo widower and very fortunate in many ways. My health is, according to my pcp, surprisingly good considering my history of poor diet and smoking. I met the covid thing...
05-30-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 735,766
Posted By roadsnakes

Memorial Day Pics

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Milwaukee, just before sun rise.
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05-23-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By big john

Nice report Vic. Glad you had a good ride.

Nice report Vic. Glad you had a good ride.
05-23-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By rsbob

Thank you for reporting so well on the Davis...

Thank you for reporting so well on the Davis Double. What a great adventure you had. It would be great if others took the time to document and provide pictures of their adventures at least as half...
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