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Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-23, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 568,847
Posted By Ogsarg

Unless your Porsche was setup for rallying, youd...

Unless your Porsche was setup for rallying, youd likely destroy the suspension pretty quickly. This is not a good road for spirited driving in a sports car. There are others in the area that are...
02-07-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By gecho

I bought my Bontrager Gnarwhal tire studless and...

I bought my Bontrager Gnarwhal tire studless and fully populated the pockets with studs salvaged from worn out marathon winter tires. Hard on the hands.
02-07-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By wolfchild

Loosing 6 studs is a lot, especially on new...

Loosing 6 studs is a lot, especially on new tires. It's a good idea to do about a 30 mile ride on bare pavement to set the stud in before venturing out on snow and ice.
02-07-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Daniel4

Nice job. When I first started cycling in...

Nice job.

When I first started cycling in the snow and ice, I had purchased a pair or Continental Spike Claw 120s. They had studs only on the edges of the treads. When I kept on slipping, I...
Forum: Northeast
02-06-23, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe and its 55mm Rat...

Took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe and its 55mm Rat Trap Pass tires out for a spin on Monday. Aside from the basic mission to keep the moving parts moving, I wanted to evaluate whether this bike needs the...
02-06-23, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By Robvolz

Sage advise. He passed. I sold his 72 colnago...

Sage advise. He passed. I sold his 72 colnago last year. I find myself being reminded of him now more that he is gone, then when he was around.
https://www.kitsapsun.com/obituaries/pbks0110077
02-06-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 810
Posted By TiHabanero

Problem letting go

Started this weekend emptying out my workshop. Plan was to set aside things worth selling or passing on to someone that can appreciate the old stuff. I threw stuff out, old catalogs and such. Then a...
Forum: Northeast
02-06-23, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By bike_tom

Have folks been wondering about the trail...

Have folks been wondering about the trail conditions on the Reformatory Branch? I was, so I rode the RBT this morning.

I began the trip by riding the Minuteman out to Depot Park. The MM was quiet...
02-06-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By Robvolz

I'm no Annie Leibowitz. Coming from the NW,...

I'm no Annie Leibowitz.

Coming from the NW, dad taught me two things about vehicles: Don't buy a car from the coast or the mid west. I'm sure the same applies to bikes and vespas.

Rust scares...
02-06-23, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By TugaDude

I think the photo makes it look that way but my...

I think the photo makes it look that way but my take on it is that is just a typical, crimped chain stay. The reflection in the paint makes it look wonky. Still should be double-checked to make...
02-06-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By Robvolz

You are correct. price reflects bike as if it...

You are correct. price reflects bike as if it were purchased new. If the price were to reflect, "its gonna need a paint job soon" that would be more of a project.

or

If it were frame/fork or...
Forum: Northeast
02-05-23, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By rholland1951

I didn't manage to break out of a round of chores...

I didn't manage to break out of a round of chores and errands until after sunset, then took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle out for a quick sprint on the Minuteman in the empty, cool, dark, and breezy....
Forum: Touring
02-05-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,147
Posted By indyfabz

I was transferred to a rehab place last week and...

I was transferred to a rehab place last week and immediately started looking for a better one. Still not eating solid food or walking. Guessing I should cancel the Easter weekend trip.

Had it not...
Forum: Northeast
02-05-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By ralphs

EVlove - Your pictures hit home for me- I grew up...

EVlove - Your pictures hit home for me- I grew up around the corner from Great Brook State Park (way before it was a state park), we used to drive our cars on what are now trails. We skated all...
Forum: Northeast
02-05-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By EVlove

Today I decided to bundle up a little more and...

Today I decided to bundle up a little more and get out in the AM, rather than wait for the mid-40s promised for later. The route was going to warm me up soon enough as I was heading out on Route 4...
02-04-23, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 367,401
Posted By juvela

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The Regg - "Nah, I'm not interested in your silly toy! And why...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 568,847
Posted By Ogsarg

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Panoche Rd. About a mile from Paicines, CA
02-04-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,734
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Southwest MI, sunny 31 F, very nice trail...

Southwest MI, sunny 31 F, very nice trail riding, 43 F and rain coming later this week. I enjoyed the snow while it lasted....
02-04-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Old Guy Bling

I always liked the idea of personalized headcaps or other accessories, but could never decide on what I would put on one. Then I saw a young guy with a "Ride Fast or Die" jersey and it came to me....
02-04-23, 11:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,734
Posted By MooneyBloke

Here in northern Michigan yesterday morning I had...

Here in northern Michigan yesterday morning I had 7F with a wind chill of -11F. I wore a ankle length camel hair coat and took the bus to work. Call me a wimp, but screw riding in this.
Forum: Northeast
02-03-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,946
Posted By Peruvian

I'm in Burlington if anyone ever wants to take a...

I'm in Burlington if anyone ever wants to take a spin on the Greenway trail to the Island Line trail.
02-03-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 810
Posted By SJX426

Me in 1972, winter between Walla Walla and...

Me in 1972, winter between Walla Walla and College Place, WA.
https://live.staticflickr.com/4229/35314850105_5bdc52f6de_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VNDQzX)PBPeugeot (https://flic.kr/p/VNDQzX) by...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By EVlove

Perfect time to do some route planning for the...

Perfect time to do some route planning for the stretch of 40s weather to follow! What a crazy weather pattern.
02-02-23, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Tomm Willians

The Batman route 😁

Finished this ride today and was looking at my Strava when I noticed the similarities between the ride and the silhouette of Batman 😆😆 Im easily amused....
02-02-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By mcours2006

If you ride regularly in a area where there is a...

If you ride regularly in a area where there is a real winter, then winter shoes make a lot of sense. I've a few pairs of winter shoes and they are worth every penny. I've found over the years to buy...
02-02-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,168
Posted By terrymorse

True, that wet spell was a doozy. So many damaged...

True, that wet spell was a doozy. So many damaged roads in the mountains, too. Some of my favorite rides currently are off limits.

Tour de Disaster, Santa Cruz Mountains
Forum: Northeast
02-02-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler, just back from...

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler, just back from Battle Road Bikes for some cockpit tweaking, out for a spin on the Minuteman, last ride before The Big Chill. The tweaking...
02-02-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,141
Posted By genejockey

I think I spotted the first ones in Portola...

I think I spotted the first ones in Portola Valley, on Deer Creek Road on the 22nd of January. No pics, however. But I did snap a pic of some Jonquils in San Mateo on the 2nd of January! That...
02-02-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,168
Posted By terrymorse

Winter… Is that the season when the hills...

Winter…

Is that the season when the hills are green, the air is transparent, and the wildflowers are in bloom?

I like winter.
02-02-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,734
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Took a little ride in the park a day ago, it was...

Took a little ride in the park a day ago, it was single digits. Lots of negative windchill. supposed to get somewhat sunny 30's this...
02-02-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By cyccommute

Its no harder to look after 14 bikes than it is...

Its no harder to look after 14 bikes than it is to look after one. Bicycles dont need as much cleaning and fiddling as many people think they do. As I said, I do almost zero maintenance on all...
02-02-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,231
Posted By dedhed

https://bikeleague.org/StateBikeLaws

https://bikeleague.org/StateBikeLaws
02-02-23, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By Ghazmh

I did. There are narrow planks in the center...

I did. There are narrow planks in the center section. Honestly it was uneasy because I realized if I needed to put a foot down there would be a good chance I’d slip on a rail or my foot would go...
02-02-23, 12:18 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,141
Posted By DiabloScott

First poppies of the year on Diablo - in JANUARY!...

First poppies of the year on Diablo - in JANUARY!

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02-01-23, 10:04 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,141
Posted By stardognine

Greetings from the city of South San Francisco,...

Greetings from the city of South San Francisco, just South of Daly City, & a little left of the airport. Actually, it's also right by Mount San Bruno, which I haven't tried climbing yet, lol. 😁

No...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-23, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 405
Posted By e0richt

Commuting as workout

hi, I have been getting back into cycling in general and specifically commuting / car light cycling.
I have noticed that I am pretty slow and trying to add mileage to my rides and have considered...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 568,847
Posted By Ogsarg

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Quinn Sabe Rd. San Benito county, CA.
02-01-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,936
Posted By cat0020

That's not old: ...

That's not old:
https://i.imgur.com/3bd9rJB.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/zrznKjM.jpg
02-01-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By parkbrav

Well RumRunn, congratulations on the new baby in...

Well RumRunn, congratulations on the new baby in the family.

I just want to comment on the dangerous polar vortex and wind chill entering the Boston area Friday afternoon through Sunday morning....
02-01-23, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 736,781
Posted By t2p

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 568,847
Posted By clemsongirl

Old Sherwin Rd in Ca.s Eastern Sierra region ...

Old Sherwin Rd in Ca.s Eastern Sierra region

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52662163609_f8e2f169be_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2oezmw6)
02-01-23, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 736,781
Posted By locolobo13

Rode my bike to South Mountain Sunday. ...

Rode my bike to South Mountain Sunday.
http://i.imgur.com/7D3DI2al.jpg (https://imgur.com/7D3DI2a)

Threw my chain right down there.
http://i.imgur.com/ZPjse0il.jpg (https://imgur.com/ZPjse0i)
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02-01-23, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By FREEBIRD1

A nice day for a ride in the park 6 F , had to...

A nice day for a ride in the park 6 F , had to stop for water I was getting thirsty.:winter2:...
Forum: Northeast
01-31-23, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By rholland1951

Rolled out on the Minuteman on the Ebisu All...

Rolled out on the Minuteman on the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle on Tuesday afternoon, temperatures in the mid-30s and falling with a playful breeze that presented as a headwind coming and going and was...
01-31-23, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 367,401
Posted By billnuke1

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Life is good here in central Florida!
01-31-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By blurcovenky

'Coffee Outside' in Minneapolis.

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My faithful Bridgestone MB-5...
01-31-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 505,679
Posted By blurcovenky

It's a Minneapolis thing.

It's 'Coffee Outside', a casual Sunday morning ride organised by Recovery Bike Shop in NE Minneapolis. My faithful Bridgestone MB-5 helping me sail the salty frigid seas (Streets) to and from work...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-31-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It's getting the job done, I have about 15-25...

It's getting the job done, I have about 15-25 miles on it so far in 5-7" un-groomed snow on the trails. No surprises or failures, it's helping me get in shape for this spring MTB ing, way better than...
Forum: Northeast
01-31-23, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10,516
Views: 1,290,911
Posted By EVlove

So today I did find time for an exploratory ride...

So today I did find time for an exploratory ride on the BFRT. I swapped the Schwalbe cyclocross tires back onto the Lotus--easy job really, and I got some extra repetitive practice doing it because I...
01-31-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,489
Posted By Hypno Toad

I had to look a couple time to figure out that...

I had to look a couple time to figure out that bright spot on my nose HA!
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