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Forum: Foo
11-12-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Trying to get Bubba and Bubbette to do the right...

Trying to get Bubba and Bubbette to do the right thing that would help themselves and others out in Texas is impossible. I agree with you fully and if you have a way to convince Texans please share.
11-11-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By Maelochs

Bicycling will become enjoyable at 3:13 a.m....

Bicycling will become enjoyable at 3:13 a.m. eastern time on December 7, 2020, .... but will cease to be enjoyable six minutes, seventeen second later. Don't miss your window.
11-11-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,069
Posted By Charliekeet

I guess your bike should have come with the kit...

I guess your bike should have come with the kit Giant describes in this video?
Giant Bicycles: How to fix a flat on an ERT tire (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0Mzy6vfGIE)
11-11-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By rustystrings61

I don't think I've seen anyone mention Grant...

I don't think I've seen anyone mention Grant Petersen's book Just Ride in this thread, but his whole un-racer attitude might help reinforce the sentiment of finding one's own ride.
Forum: Foo
11-11-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,916
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Had the chicken still in the styrofoam on the...

Had the chicken still in the styrofoam on the grill awaiting the smoker :lol: Zero Carbs.. 20-30 grams of protein by chicken leg quarter. some fat but not too much. Green and black beans for good...
11-10-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By Mojo31

Sometimes they beat them. Especially the dead...

Sometimes they beat them. Especially the dead ones. :deadhorse:
Forum: Foo
11-10-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Oh F it I will say what mine is ... Frikin $730 a...

Oh F it I will say what mine is ... Frikin $730 a month! I have Blue Cross rip-off. But other companies are worse. I have pre existing conditions so I’m concerned about that. Last hand surgery was...
Forum: Foo
11-10-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,542
Posted By wgscott

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ptOfj4qPJ8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ptOfj4qPJ8
11-10-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By CargoDane

For an even more BMX vibe, I'd be looking for a...

For an even more BMX vibe, I'd be looking for a used Cannondale Hooligan. They're awesome. SOme have external gears, some are singlespeed, and some have 3 (5?) IGH.
...
Forum: Foo
11-10-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,132
Posted By Mojo31

You know the Texas rule - what's hers is hers,...

You know the Texas rule - what's hers is hers, what's ours is hers, and what's mine is hers.
Forum: Foo
11-10-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,132
Posted By Mojo31

My wife's retirement plan is for me to work...

My wife's retirement plan is for me to work longer. :foo:
11-10-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By Gresp15C

I've noticed that when I'm out in crappy weather,...

I've noticed that when I'm out in crappy weather, everybody who's out there has a big stupid grin on their face. Now during the winter it's because their faces are frozen solid, but still.
11-10-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By indyfabz

Some lessons for the OP here: ...

Some lessons for the OP here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn29DvMITu4
11-10-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,729
Posted By indyfabz

I got my bike through this without removing the...

I got my bike through this without removing the panniers.

The line on the right is the phone line. No wonder I could not get through to the campground.

...
11-09-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,729
Posted By indyfabz

“Because the urine isn't a steady stream....” ...

“Because the urine isn't a steady stream....”

It was for me in my younger days. Alas.
11-09-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,729
Posted By AlmostTrick

Maybe. I do like the "Grab the line" part but you...

Maybe. I do like the "Grab the line" part but you have to admit my "so no one gets hurt" was a nice touch. :D
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By downtube42

Forget who. Lowest cost of ownership drives what...

Forget who. Lowest cost of ownership drives what happens. Maybe today that's a mechanic at xx dollars per event at yy average events machine. The business will seek to minimize both xx and yy, using...
11-09-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,729
Posted By bbbean

Did anyone mention peeing in the line first to...

Did anyone mention peeing in the line first to see if it's live?
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9,246
Views: 1,065,961
Posted By JonnyHK

My name is Inigo Montoya. You ate my father....

My name is Inigo Montoya. You ate my father. Prepare to die...
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9,246
Views: 1,065,961
Posted By Shimagnolo

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/426x240/myimage_300c2b1e51b57f8fd7a6b6df85cac26ba92587e4.gif
11-09-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,018
Posted By greenspark

https://community.raleighusa.com/about/historical-...

https://community.raleighusa.com/about/historical-catalog/raleigh-roadsters

Roadsters were the old-fashioned style of bicycle popular in the countryside. They usually had635 mm (28 x 1 1/2) wheels...
11-09-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,944
Posted By Notso_fastLane

You should get some Cat Ears (they work way...

You should get some Cat Ears (they work way better that I expected they might). :)

https://www.cat-ears.com/
11-09-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,729
Posted By indyfabz

I actually got stopped by a NJ park ranger during...

I actually got stopped by a NJ park ranger during a 2018 tour. A tree had fallen down up ahead and taken down a power line along a road in a state forest abutting the Delaware Water Gap National...
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9,246
Views: 1,065,961
Posted By chewybrian

If you wreck, it will keep your teeth intact so...

If you wreck, it will keep your teeth intact so they can identify you through dental records.

https://i.imgur.com/Ib2nRh6.gif
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,916
Posted By no motor?

One of the last songs one the old time Chicago...

One of the last songs one the old time Chicago hard rock stations played before the new owners switched to religious programming was Highway to Hell.
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By canklecat

Most "bike lanes" are a kludge, shoehorned into...

Most "bike lanes" are a kludge, shoehorned into existing infrastructure, mostly painted lines and just about as effective as a bucket of paint. It's a cosmetic show to grab some federal grant money,...
Forum: Foo
11-08-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9,246
Views: 1,065,961
Posted By RubeRad

It's all air, it's just not in bags

It's all air, it's just not in bags
11-08-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By phughes

I still say if you had a reason other than the...

I still say if you had a reason other than the ride itself, it may help. I love to ride, but if I just go for a ride, it isn't as much fun for me. It isn't about motivation for me either, I just...
11-08-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By CargoDane

I think now is about the time where you post a...

I think now is about the time where you post a couple of pictures of you on your bike: one with the pedals at 3 and 9, and one with the pedals at 12 and 6. At least people here could help a little...
11-08-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,891
Posted By phughes

You may simply be lacking a reason to ride....

You may simply be lacking a reason to ride. Sometimes riding for the sake of riding is tedious, depending on the person. A number of years ago I decided to do my shopping on the bike, telling myself...
11-08-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By bbbean

My new Speedplay cleats came with a Prop 65...

My new Speedplay cleats came with a Prop 65 warning. So much for licking, eating, or smoking my cleats after a good ride!

Thanks for watching out for me, CA!
11-08-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 387,748
Posted By Maxacceleration

Ha similar bars here! Just a non-descript bike...

Ha similar bars here!
Just a non-descript bike here with added springer fork. I did not know there were different springers for different head tube lengths. So I have a bandaid fix to make these...
11-08-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 72,415
Posted By Speedway2

Globe Roll 2....... ...

Globe Roll 2.......
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/owc7o6c_2d8bd1727530e9358f91ae324e005bd4d122840d.jpg
11-08-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By tomato coupe

Geez man, lighten up.

Geez man, lighten up.
Forum: Foo
11-08-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By Mojo31

When our kids were applying to colleges, and even...

When our kids were applying to colleges, and even since them, I’ve always stressed to them that they think beyond getting a “job.” I’ve encouraged them to be entrepreneurial as it’s better to be the...
11-07-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,018
Posted By tcs

"Is a roadster a thing?" Columbia Light...

"Is a roadster a thing?"

Columbia Light Roadster:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/473x443/screen_shot_2020_11_07_at_1_41_50_pm_6bc678196c48c645042be34f1060d525551791b5.png
11-07-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By dedhed

Meh, it's like the multiple pages (or chapters)...

Meh, it's like the multiple pages (or chapters) of cautions in an instruction manual. No one cares or reads them.
11-06-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By Maelochs

Life remains the leading cause of death---and...

Life remains the leading cause of death---and Nobody Talks About It.

The fact that there is no proof of the conspiracy is proof of the conspiracy.

Oxygen Oxide is so corrosive it actually...
11-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By mtb_addict

ok...i search internet and found the "sphagetti"...

ok...i search internet and found the "sphagetti" acts as air seal and one-way valve...clever design...

...
Forum: Foo
11-06-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9,246
Views: 1,065,961
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/bkRSqhV.gifv

https://i.imgur.com/bkRSqhV.gifv
11-05-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By katsup

They are for dunlop / woods valve.

They are for dunlop / woods valve.
11-05-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,018
Posted By JohnDThompson

Hedge your bet, Make one side super-narrow, the...

Hedge your bet, Make one side super-narrow, the other side super-wide.
11-05-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By Lemond1985

Sadly, there's no way to squeeze money out of the...

Sadly, there's no way to squeeze money out of the manufacturer.
11-05-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By cb400bill

As I don't live in California, I'm safe.

As I don't live in California, I'm safe.
11-05-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By Pratt

Bu t they continue to make a glaring omission. ...

Bu t they continue to make a glaring omission. Sunlight is not just suspected, but actually, known to cause cancer, and yet it has no warnings.
11-05-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By GlennR

I just bought some N95 masks made in the USA and...

I just bought some N95 masks made in the USA and they have a Prop 65 warning.
Forum: Foo
11-05-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Thanks for the 100 pesos... was able to get my 6...

Thanks for the 100 pesos... was able to get my 6 pack of cheap beer. I will survive another day. Tastes good after a 27 mile ride.

...
Forum: Foo
11-05-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11,356
Views: 2,339,164
Posted By Redhatter

We should send this photo to the City of Stirling...

We should send this photo to the City of Stirling parking inspectors…https://www.abc.net.au/cm/rimage/11773710-3x2-xlarge.jpg?v=2Not even parking inspectors are safe from wheel clamping with this...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,353
Posted By bOsscO

You'd look pro swinging a leg over the handlebars.

You'd look pro swinging a leg over the handlebars.
11-05-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By Mojo31

I'll buy it, but try not to ingest it.

I'll buy it, but try not to ingest it.
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