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06-18-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By livedarklions

And that video isn't real, either.

And that video isn't real, either.
06-18-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By FiftySix

And those aren't police motorcycles in chase,...

And those aren't police motorcycles in chase, either.
06-18-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By livedarklions

I've never seen a clearer case of a poster who...

I've never seen a clearer case of a poster who doesn't understand his own posting.

Bicycle police don't generally do high-speed chases, especially not on open road. They want a bike they can ride...
06-18-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Usually, a leaking Shrader valve is an indication...

Usually, a leaking Shrader valve is an indication it just needs to be tightened into the stem a bit. A core removal tool can be used to do it.
06-18-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By livedarklions

Thank you! For the posting and the service. ...

Thank you! For the posting and the service.

I'm guessing you have about a million good stories on the subject. Any chance you could start a thread? The premise of this thread is so silly that...
06-18-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,153
Posted By qcpmsame

There is a term you used to hear, in Engineering,...

There is a term you used to hear, in Engineering, a whole lot, but its lost favor in these highly technical times. "Simple Elegance", and this Colnago exemplifies that kind of thinking to me. Nothing...
06-18-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By RobbieTunes

Major Taylor on “Fresh Aire”

I’m no fan of NPR, but I listen to it often.

Today’s “Fresh Aire” segment is on the world’s fastest man. Given the very real obstacles to his success at the time, I have no idea what the gist of...
06-17-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,123
Posted By RobbieTunes

Since it's carbon, it's my rain bike. This...

Since it's carbon, it's my rain bike. This weekend, definitely. A bit of "dirt" on the roads. Yes, DA9000 works just fine in the mucky muck....
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By ThermionicScott

Nearly every year on RAGBRAI, one rider out of...

Nearly every year on RAGBRAI, one rider out of the 10-20,000 will die of a heart attack. It will make the news, and friends and family members will let me know once I've gotten home myself. There...
06-17-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By Duragrouch

^Exactly. Plus, a police-quality bike is...

^Exactly.

Plus, a police-quality bike is about 10% of the cost of a police-quality motorcycle, even more savings when you factor in maintenance. Adding electric power to police bikes for short...
06-17-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,225
Posted By hazetguy

Rode 1 mile. It's one mile I've wanted to ride...

Rode 1 mile. It's one mile I've wanted to ride for a long, long time. The first on my Colnago!
...
06-17-19, 03:07 PM
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Views: 1,205,225
Posted By noglider

On June 6, we were staying with my wife's...

On June 6, we were staying with my wife's newfound cousin in Kekkut, Hungary, way out in the countryside. He has spare bikes, so he told us to go take a ride.

It's a beautiful rural area, with all...
06-17-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,225
Posted By RobbieTunes

Sunday, it didn't rain. But there was mud....

Sunday, it didn't rain. But there was mud....
06-17-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,225
Posted By RobbieTunes

Saturday, it rained until we were done. Then it...

Saturday, it rained until we were done. Then it rained more. With nomadmax....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,644
Posted By jlaw

So true. It rained here all of last Saturday...

So true. It rained here all of last Saturday night/early Sunday morning - stopped around 5 a.m. I went out at 6 a.m. to find empty, quiet roads and a pleasantly damp, misty air at about 62* -...
06-16-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Every ride? How many days on average between...

Every ride? How many days on average between rides?

Leaky cores happen occasionally but not all that much. Have you sprayed soapy water on the valve after topping off the air, or dunked the...
06-15-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,967
Posted By Wildwood

+1,000!!!

+1,000!!!
06-14-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,325
Posted By 52telecaster

Technically not a bicycle...

My grandfather built this in the 30s or 40s. He machined the 4 cylinder engine in his garage shop. I rode it when I was a kid. It recently came into my possession. Grandpa was the guy that told me,...
06-14-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,384
Posted By GlennR

Do you have a "safe" word?

Do you have a "safe" word?
06-14-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,014
Posted By abshipp

I wouldn't. Yes, they might be fine for...

I wouldn't.

Yes, they might be fine for years and years with those cracks. Especially if they are on a bike that you don't ride very hard.

But then there might be that one time where a loose...
06-14-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,013
Posted By Koyote

I did not wade through the earlier responses, so...

I did not wade through the earlier responses, so forgive me if someone else has already pointed this out: you should see a dermatologist. Not a general practitioner.
06-12-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By Hr1

A cyclist cop is probably THE fittest LEO there...

A cyclist cop is probably THE fittest LEO there is. It's the only kinda cop I'd love to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 24,788
Posted By cthenn

The aluminum fork failure was a reminder that...

The aluminum fork failure was a reminder that carbon parts have a high failure rate? The aluminum fork failure reminded me to take the trash out later.
06-12-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By indyfabz

So in essence, exactly what the rest of us...

So in essence, exactly what the rest of us explained to you.
06-12-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By dmanthree

Not about speed

Cop bikes aren't about speed. It's about access. They've just made the beat cop more mobile.
06-12-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By Skipjacks

The value of a cop on a bike who can just put a...

The value of a cop on a bike who can just put a foot down and stop and talk to the public is HUGE

Especially in urban environments where police are accused of being distant from the population
...
06-12-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By Kapusta

No, actually it is not. If a cop’s beat was...

No, actually it is not.

If a cop’s beat was strictly on paved roads and suspects had the courtesy to stay on those paved roads (on foot or on bike, and not in a car) while you chase them, then...
06-12-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By FiftySix

I think you should test your idea and let a bike...

I think you should test your idea and let a bike cop see you take a bag from a little old lady on your road bike in the environment a cop bike would be present.

Or make friends with some bike cops...
06-12-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By livedarklions

You obviously have no idea what police patrolling...

You obviously have no idea what police patrolling is about.

The device of choice for high speed pursuit is an internal combustion engine. Bikes' advantages are in expanding the range of beat...
06-12-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By livedarklions

Not to mention, I'd bet that the average bike cop...

Not to mention, I'd bet that the average bike cop is faster on the mtb than you are on your road bike. Biggest variable in speed is the rider, and from what I've seen, no one accelerates better than...
06-12-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By dsaul

Obviously, you have never tried to ride a road...

Obviously, you have never tried to ride a road bike while wearing a ballistic vest and a belt with 20lbs of gear on it.
06-12-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,815
Posted By Maelochs

Look at it from another angle---police forces...

Look at it from another angle---police forces choose MTBs, so why?

Id wager it is because they frequently don't succeed through speed, and are quick enough when speed is needed.

A strong rider...
06-10-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,993
Posted By TimothyH

I saw an NYC officer on foot chase down a guy on...

I saw an NYC officer on foot chase down a guy on a bike riding on the sidewalk.

Right in front of Grand Central Terminal too.

Peds were yelling, "Go get 'em Johnny!", clapping and other such...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By mcm44

agree

pushing that cyclist wih the car is more like attempted murder
06-08-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Dylansbob

Since I'm not local, I was hoping someone who is...

Since I'm not local, I was hoping someone who is could check with any nearby LBSs. The webpage doesn't have alot of info.

Cardinal Greenways - Cardinal Greenways Bike Fest 2019...
06-07-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By HillRider

+1 . You can spend a lot of time and effort...

+1 . You can spend a lot of time and effort trying to fix what is basically a worthless bike. An alternative is to scour your local Craigslist. There are usually dozens of cheap kids bikes for sale...
06-06-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,552
Posted By Loose Chain

Thank you. It was sold as a 57cm I think or a...

Thank you. It was sold as a 57cm I think or a 56cm. It measures a hair under 57cm C/C on the top tube so I would call it a 57 suppose. It has been a good friend.
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By hazetguy

I would't use or sell those. Make a wall hanger...

I would't use or sell those. Make a wall hanger out of it, or cut in half to prevent someone from being hurt from using them.
06-06-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,552
Posted By DiabloScott

My buddy bought a Guerciotti and I bought a Ciocc...

My buddy bought a Guerciotti and I bought a Ciocc at the same time from the same store. It was my first race bike and I'll always have a soft spot for it.
...
Forum: Introductions
06-06-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By Predator 007

I have ridden the bike path down to Dayton, but...

I have ridden the bike path down to Dayton, but usually ride the northern area up in to Miami County where there is not as much traffic. I'm on Strava (Richard Herbst) if you want to see some of my...
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/Qv4k3Vtm.jpg Maybe Mrs...

https://i.imgur.com/Qv4k3Vtm.jpg

Maybe Mrs Cartman from South Park? (She was on the cover of Crack Wh### Magazine...)
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By no motor?

What about that morbidly obese southern woman who...

What about that morbidly obese southern woman who was on some dreadful reality tv show that featured her child?
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By Eric S.

Thanks, the property I work for offers excellent...

Thanks, the property I work for offers excellent training options. A bicycle course with Las Vegas Metro is coming up soon. They also pay for top-notch firearm training at a range called Front...
06-03-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,655
Posted By speedevil

Ah, the adventures of moving. I'm hoping that...

Ah, the adventures of moving. I'm hoping that we'll be going down that path too, sort of. Not really, but you know what I mean.

As long as the bikes are at the new place, the important part of the...
05-28-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Kactus

The one on CL is original and priced at $1200. It...

The one on CL is original and priced at $1200. It seems a little steep but not outrageous; if I were looking for a Colnago I would give it serious consideration.

The one on eBay is refinished and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,210
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sure it does. Nice bikes are better than Walmart...

Sure it does. Nice bikes are better than Walmart bikes. Nice jerseys are better than cheap ones.
05-28-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 726
Posted By squirtdad

fit...it has to fit no matter how good a deal it...

fit...it has to fit no matter how good a deal it is
05-28-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,655
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ditto. The LBL area in Kentucky is a good...

Ditto.

The LBL area in Kentucky is a good place to ride, and the company is even better. 4 working days and I'm heading that way...
Riding both days. I'll take the bags off of the Klein and...
Forum: Foo
05-24-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By RubeRad

I'd rather feed my face

I'd rather feed my face
05-23-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,430
Posted By horatio

You badass! Great pic.

You badass! Great pic.
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