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07-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 848
Posted By jon c.

The problem with this concept is it ignores the...

The problem with this concept is it ignores the realities of pandemic disease and human social interaction. Taking the unprecedented cautionary steps that we are, the US will see between 250,000...
07-04-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,027
Posted By jon c.

I generally only eat in the evening, so most all...

I generally only eat in the evening, so most all of my rides are done without eating. Although I ride for pleasure more than anything else, so I'm not pressing my physical limits.
07-03-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 328
Posted By jon c.

I don't think you can keep up. We've got Bubbas...

I don't think you can keep up. We've got Bubbas too. And we have a lot more miles of beaches, which means more tourists and more parties. The beach crowds are folks who want this all to be over...
06-30-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,091
Posted By jon c.

I totally understand the desire and wish you the...

I totally understand the desire and wish you the best of luck in your quest.
06-29-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By jon c.

I've ridden nude. And played nude golf. ...

I've ridden nude. And played nude golf.

But haven't done either in 45 years.
06-29-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,225
Posted By jon c.

Motorcyclists pass me in the same lane regularly....

Motorcyclists pass me in the same lane regularly. Probably the majority of motorcyclists do that. The exception are the retirees riding full dress cruisers with fairings and saddlebags. They seem to...
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By jon c.

Quite the looker. I lack the expertise to peg a...

Quite the looker. I lack the expertise to peg a value, but I'm not sure I could resist buying that one.
06-28-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,654
Posted By jon c.

Race 8 Churchill DownsBashford Manor Stakes4:45...

Race 8 Churchill DownsBashford Manor Stakes4:45 PMWin Place Show
6 Cazadero $2.80 $2.40 $2.10
7 County Final $6.80 $4.80
5 Herd Immunity $4.60


A well beaten third...
06-26-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By jon c.

I have a lot of people pass me on two land roads...

I have a lot of people pass me on two land roads when in a perfect world they'd wait. Sometimes oncoming traffic has to slow down to accommodate them. But it never really results in a near...
06-26-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,327
Posted By jon c.

I try not to pass other riders unless I'm...

I try not to pass other riders unless I'm relatively sure I'll stay in front of them. But speeds vary on hills and I do sometimes pass folks going up who then pass me on the way down the other...
06-26-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,068
Posted By jon c.

Yes.

Yes.
06-25-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,068
Posted By jon c.

I carry two bottles if I'm doing more than 30...

I carry two bottles if I'm doing more than 30 miles. Then I can do 50. But I carry a mask in my jersey just in case I need to stop anywhere.

There are a couple on the dash of my truck when I'm...
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,947
Posted By jon c.

This thread demonstrates why such comments are...

This thread demonstrates why such comments are inappropriate on a bicycling forum.
06-24-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,871
Posted By jon c.

I loved the old Nashbar crochet gloves. Used to...

I loved the old Nashbar crochet gloves. Used to be about $6/pr on sale. Alas, they went away when Nashbar went under. But there are plenty of similar gloves on the market for $15 or less.
06-24-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By jon c.

Test ride as many different types of bikes as you...

Test ride as many different types of bikes as you can to see what feels best to you. It's a very individual thing. Sales staff may tell you what they think is best for you, but only you can decide...
06-24-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 913
Posted By jon c.

Mask usage at the grocery stores here has...

Mask usage at the grocery stores here has steadily increased in is now at about 80%.

I haven't seen anyone bagging their own since this began and I don't think the checkers would like it. They...
Forum: Foo
06-22-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 629
Posted By jon c.

A few degrees makes a lot of difference. I love...

A few degrees makes a lot of difference. I love riding when it's 95. 99 is uncomfortably hot.
06-22-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 61,656
Posted By jon c.

I'm far from elite. I'm a bit old and rather...

I'm far from elite. I'm a bit old and rather slow. But I find drop bars vastly more comfortable. The position may be uncomfortable for some but it's much easier on the back for me and feels much more...
06-22-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,669
Posted By jon c.

I haven't had any problems with CO2. I carry...

I haven't had any problems with CO2. I carry two, but have only needed the second one once. Of course that was time I only had one in the bag. But even though I screwed up the inflation, I still...
06-22-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By jon c.

There are a lot of "normal" activities we can...

There are a lot of "normal" activities we can engage in with relative safety. Large public gatherings are not among those activities.
06-19-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,696
Posted By jon c.

No matter how I feel beforehand, I always feel...

No matter how I feel beforehand, I always feel better when I'm riding.
Replies: 30
Views: 1,025
Posted By jon c.

What is the serial number? I believe the...

What is the serial number?

I believe the Workshop bikes have more cachet than the Ilkston frames and might command a bit more from some buyers. But I don't know if the workshop was doing any of...
06-16-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,929
Posted By jon c.

It's a bicycle with a motor. I'm not sure why...

It's a bicycle with a motor. I'm not sure why someone needs to come to grips with that.
Forum: Foo
06-11-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 939
Posted By jon c.

It's all anecdotal, but I hear more and more...

It's all anecdotal, but I hear more and more people I actually know reporting that they find CBD very effective.

A fellow golfer with a medical marijuana prescription usually opts for the 20-1...
06-10-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,968
Posted By jon c.

logging trucks

logging trucks
Forum: Southeast
06-08-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By jon c.

I don't ride trails much, but in that situation...

I don't ride trails much, but in that situation I'd just keep riding. As long as he's in the water, I wouldn't be concerned.

If the gator was sunning himself across the trail, I'd turn around.
06-04-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By jon c.

Criminal charges won't be his only difficulty...

Criminal charges won't be his only difficulty when his name becomes known.
06-04-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By jon c.

None of what he speaks of is necessarily bad for...

None of what he speaks of is necessarily bad for the economy. It may alter the status quo by redirecting spending but that can arguably lead to greater economic growth as the shift increases...
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By jon c.

Be sure it fits. You need to be on the tall...

Be sure it fits. You need to be on the tall side for that one.
05-27-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,288
Posted By jon c.

Respect right of way. Everything else is...

Respect right of way.

Everything else is situational.
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 582
Posted By jon c.

I've had cats that woke me up for breakfast, but...

I've had cats that woke me up for breakfast, but none of the current ones do that. However one of the ferals now spends the night on the screened porch at times. She's never come in the house. ...
05-18-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,344
Posted By jon c.

Depends on the success with a vaccine. Right now...

Depends on the success with a vaccine. Right now I'm not planning on flying or attending concerts any time soon. Of course, there won't be any concerts any time soon. That's an activity I'll...
Forum: Foo
05-15-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By jon c.

We've been using it for meetings and haven't had...

We've been using it for meetings and haven't had any real problems. It's not always perfect, but always good enough.
05-13-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By jon c.

I haven't seen a real bike used for that purpose....

I haven't seen a real bike used for that purpose. I've seen a few planters made to look like old cruisers, but smaller than the real thing.

Old school buses, toilets and all manner of other...
05-11-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,830
Posted By jon c.

I was figuring socks that clash with the kit.

I was figuring socks that clash with the kit.
05-06-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By jon c.

"Hippy types" want an urban only world? That's...

"Hippy types" want an urban only world? That's a new one to me. Doesn't seem grounded in any reality with which I'm familiar.

And "riding for political reasons?" That's pretty far out there....
05-06-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By jon c.

I suspect that has more to do with dense...

I suspect that has more to do with dense population in urban areas.
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By jon c.

Looks like a fairly large frame, If it fits and...

Looks like a fairly large frame, If it fits and you like it, the price might be a touch high but it's not unreasonable. Assuming it's in good operating condition.
04-29-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,721
Posted By jon c.

I couldn't agree more. Who needs people with...

I couldn't agree more. Who needs people with decades of education, knowledge and experience? Expertise is vastly over rated. People spend their entire lives intensely studying these complex...
04-23-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By jon c.

Have to admit I chuckled just a little

Have to admit I chuckled just a little
04-23-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,509
Posted By jon c.

Florida is a big state. Up here in the panhandle...

Florida is a big state. Up here in the panhandle I find 99% of drivers to be courteous and accommodating. With countless miles of low traffic rural roads at my doorstep, I doubt I could find a...
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By jon c.

When I hear Viscount I think of the infamous...

When I hear Viscount I think of the infamous death fork.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/lambert.html
04-21-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,199
Posted By jon c.

One might suspect alcohol was involved

One might suspect alcohol was involved
04-16-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,139
Posted By jon c.

I like the MKS Touring pedals.

I like the MKS Touring pedals.
04-15-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By jon c.

I thought ad first the ad was from another era. ...

I thought ad first the ad was from another era. Looks like something from the late 70s. But with the Chesney reference it can't be that old.
04-13-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,581
Posted By jon c.

I wear Grateful Dead jerseys and no one yells at...

I wear Grateful Dead jerseys and no one yells at me.

I'm guessing there's no connection.
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By jon c.

Definitely worth the price IMO, but I fear it...

Definitely worth the price IMO, but I fear it might be a little of the small side.
04-10-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,595
Posted By jon c.

Most of my rides are solo, but if not they're...

Most of my rides are solo, but if not they're with my wife. Social distancing is not an issue.

Beaches here are closed. And neighboring counties have close boat launches to non-residents. But...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,137
Posted By jon c.

Not necessary, but I think they're a good idea. ...

Not necessary, but I think they're a good idea. As a driver, I see cyclists much sooner when they have taillights. The super flash type work well under many conditions, but they tend to disappear...
Forum: Touring
04-10-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By jon c.

The city of musical fame is Muscle Shoals,...

The city of musical fame is Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
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