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10-21-22, 05:08 AM
10-12-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,785
Posted By big john

I walked this part. ...

I walked this part.
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,811
Posted By timdow

I have a bell and use it, but unfortunately, a...

I have a bell and use it, but unfortunately, a lot of people on the pathways here wear earbuds.
10-11-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,785
Posted By Koyote

Thanks for granting permission. I mean, I have...

Thanks for granting permission. I mean, I have felt such shame when walking my bike up hills, but now I'm free.
08-27-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Perchance, your own neighborhood? Do you know...

Perchance, your own neighborhood? Do you know where the aggressive driver lives?

Avoid confrontation with aggressive drivers while on bike. Without a car, you will most definitely lose.
08-27-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,645
Posted By veganbikes

My Camelback Podium Ice Bottles are now $30 but I...

My Camelback Podium Ice Bottles are now $30 but I had my first one (which I still own and use to this day and got for much less) for 10 years so at todays cost that is $3 a year for a bottle that I...
08-27-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,645
Posted By kwb377

Because a bottle with a screw-on lid and...

Because a bottle with a screw-on lid and unregulated flow is exactly what I want to try and drink from while riding...
07-29-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By jaxgtr

Get an expander to hold the 2 inch rack, they...

Get an expander to hold the 2 inch rack, they sell one, but way over priced. I found one at the where I had my the 1.25" rack I installed on an old CRV way back in the day. They are about $20 to $30...
07-28-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By Ridinglurker

Don't bother with 1.25". Just get a 2"hitch ...

Don't bother with 1.25". Just get a 2"hitch receiver and get the real racks. I have their 2"single rack and am very happy.

They sure provide quality, but 2"is just inherently better. Especially...
07-10-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,574
Posted By Rolla

Since you're of the opinion that past gearing...

Since you're of the opinion that past gearing advances were simply the result of chasing "fashion," I can't imagine that you actually care what's next. You seem to be more interested in grinding an...
06-07-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,066
Posted By cxwrench

Larry...just stop it. They're not the suggestions...

Larry...just stop it. They're not the suggestions of physics, or the feels of physics, they're the LAWS of physics.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,829
Posted By WhyFi

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount...

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount for the 510/515; works and looks much better than the rubber band thingie.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,829
Posted By str8jakett

Yeah, I can't say that I won't need this. I...

Yeah, I can't say that I won't need this. I wouldn't give up my radar for a camera but I'd certainly spend the necessary cash to combine the two, especially after the increase in hatefulness I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,911
Posted By NoWhammies

Went for a 100k ride this weekend. When I...

Went for a 100k ride this weekend. When I arrived home I wiped down my bike, as I always do. Low and behold there was some dried Orange Seal on the rear stay of my bike. Looks like I rode over...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,911
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I went from one flat per month on average to one...

I went from one flat per month on average to one per year. Same kind and amount of riding. I don't miss flats.
03-09-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,536
Posted By JanMM

Smells like a conspiracy theory.

Smells like a conspiracy theory.
02-22-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,109
Posted By rydabent

When to stop? I will be 84 this year, and have...

When to stop? I will be 84 this year, and have no plans what so ever to stop riding. I have stated before I went bent in 2005 and have both a bike and trike. I ride about 25 miles every other...
02-18-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,092
Posted By downhillmaster

Do a quick search here and you will get more info...

Do a quick search here and you will get more info than you know what to do with.
Lewis and Clark packed lighter than many BF members do for their daily rides lol
12-29-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,531
Posted By GlennR

It was bent by the pump head. Just replace...

It was bent by the pump head.

Just replace the core with a new one.
11-14-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,445
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I have always wondered about that myself, but...

Yea I have always wondered about that myself, but while my 1Up completely blocks my plate, but I have never had any issues with the police. In fact I had a highway patrol behind me today for about 15...
11-01-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,195
Posted By nlerner

If it were me, it would be a waste of my time to...

If it were me, it would be a waste of my time to pitch a fit or contact the owner or protest. I'd simply never go there again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,101
Posted By 700CRider

I second this recommendation. Excellent tape.

I second this recommendation. Excellent tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,101
Posted By jaxgtr

I've been using the Bontrager Grippytack. it's...

I've been using the Bontrager Grippytack. it's really nice. A little pricey, but a very nice bar tape.
09-05-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 8,190
Posted By Maelochs

If you had ever seen my trying to ride, you'd...

If you had ever seen my trying to ride, you'd understand that no bike looks "cool" with me sitting on it.
09-05-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 8,190
Posted By Sy Reene

"Cost", "Performance", etc.. Has anyone just...

"Cost", "Performance", etc.. Has anyone just come out and said that DA functionally is no better than Ultegra, it just weighs less?
09-05-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 8,190
Posted By Maelochs

If you (like me) ride so slowly that people can...

If you (like me) ride so slowly that people can read the decals on your brifters .... you aren't looking cool on your bike.
08-17-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,026
Posted By Random11

I bought an inexpensive Bell pump at Academy...

I bought an inexpensive Bell pump at Academy Sports. Works fine, compatible with both types of valves, and big indicator that reads out tire pressure. I've had it four years, so can't speak about its...
08-06-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,153
Posted By davidjaxson

That's the color scheme I want.

That's the color scheme I want.
07-17-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,761
Posted By wolfchild

People are not the problem. The problem is ear...

People are not the problem. The problem is ear buds and all kinds of electronic nonsense that dulls their senses and makes them loose awareness of what's happening around them,
07-17-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,326
Posted By Metieval

I quit riding with a group like yours! I'm...

I quit riding with a group like yours!

I'm in the rear of like 7. A car approaches I yell car back. Nadda, no reaction from leader. several calls of "car back" was ignored. I speed up to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,415
Posted By bruce19

About 6 yrs ago I bought a pair of Assos bibs on...

About 6 yrs ago I bought a pair of Assos bibs on a great sale. This was after 30+ yrs of all manner of bibs and shorts. I was amazed. They fit. They were comfortable. And, now 8 yrs later I can say...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,415
Posted By Stanley1

Assos bibs

Last year I purchased a pair of Assos T Euipe Evo bib shorts. Seldom do I get excited by a consumer product, but this pair is the best bibs I have ever purchased. I have worn them probably 150-175...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,242
Posted By GlennR

You must be in New York. Oh... wait... i'm...

You must be in New York.

Oh... wait... i'm in New York and people wave to me. And sometimes they are telling me I'm #1.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,242
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this...

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this around here before. Can't wait for the discussion.
06-28-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,821
Posted By GlennR

If the pads are removable... wash them. I do...

If the pads are removable... wash them.

I do regularly with the rest of my kit.

Buy a spare set so you're not washing them after every ride.
06-28-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,821
Posted By kahn

I've used these for years. Biking, hiking and...

I've used these for years. Biking, hiking and cross-country skiing. I sweat profusely and always have.

https://www.headsweats.com/collections/cycling-styles/products/topless-headband-white

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,989
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: 15,989
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: 15,989
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...
06-21-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,984
Posted By Rolla

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06-16-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,751
Posted By Bmach

I prefer to wear mine under the straps. Don’t...

I prefer to wear mine under the straps. Don’t care what others think.
06-14-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,459
Posted By Pop N Wood

Man, you guys must have some comfortable shoes. ...

Man, you guys must have some comfortable shoes. Can't imagine riding without socks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mojo31

I have the Trek R3 Hard Case Lite on my SL5. Very...

I have the Trek R3 Hard Case Lite on my SL5. Very happy with them.
05-11-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,397
Posted By Inusuit

I refuse to worry about things like this. I'm 76...

I refuse to worry about things like this. I'm 76 and believe I have a good sense of what's right for my body. A massive (and fatal) heart attack after a hard day of riding is not a bad way to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,723
Posted By bruce19

I have a 37" waist most of the time. Sometimes...

I have a 37" waist most of the time. Sometimes down to 36" as measured. Assos Large fits me perfectly. I buy them on sale and have never paid more that $140.
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 33,609
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,583
Posted By bruce19

I have been using Assos for about 6 years. I went...

I have been using Assos for about 6 years. I went to them because I saw an awesome sale and just wanted to try them. I've never gone back. They fit me well and I've had no problems with quality....
04-28-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,256
Posted By Paul Barnard

This is the internet, who the hell isn't an...

This is the internet, who the hell isn't an expert?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,308
Posted By eric1971

Bibs stay in place better and are more...

Bibs stay in place better and are more comfortable. No waistband to cut into you. I would never go back to shorts. Assos are the best.
04-25-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,932
Posted By GlennR

I have a MUP 2 miles from my house and know when...

I have a MUP 2 miles from my house and know when to avoid it and when it's OK to ride.

The MUPs have a technical speed limit of 15mph. When it's nice out there can be a lot of walkers with kids...
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