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11-08-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,788
Posted By bedtime

It's actually 60+ deg. if you're referring to the...

It's actually 60+ deg. if you're referring to the picture in post #17 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=17) .

As to lifting up the load, you'd be doing a deadlift...
10-13-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By bedtime

Clearly you're a natural. Sounds...

Clearly you're a natural.


Sounds embarrassing. I couldn't imagine doing a track stand without the ability to pedal. Though, perhaps it can be done with one foot on the front tire, rocking the...
10-12-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,553
Posted By bedtime

Seems most people in this thread view running as...

Seems most people in this thread view running as a terrible experience. Keep in mind that you can also jog or slow jog; you don't have to keep a pace as if you were being chased down by a pack of...
10-11-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By bedtime

Just learned how to do a track stand!

I was practicing doing a standing track stand for about 15 minutes, and then a huge 'click' happened. Strange how that comes about! :foo: After that I could do them for about 5 seconds persistently....
10-09-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,733
Posted By bedtime

Thank you so much for not being one of those...

Thank you so much for not being one of those people that find the solution but keep everybody hanging.

If anything, we think higher of you for telling us; a real man admits his mistakes.
10-08-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By bedtime

Winter: indoor tricks

Yep, it's starting to get cold...

I've been practicing my track stand and peddling backwards in my living room (fixie bike) and found that not much space is needed for these tricks; I clear a 15'x...
10-06-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,477
Posted By bedtime

A good way to overcome severe cold and wind is to...

A good way to overcome severe cold and wind is to wear a glove shell that is windproof and breaths (i.e., Gore-tex) and some gloves or mitts that can be worn underneath which provide insulation.
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10-02-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By bedtime

Louis Garneau road bike to fixie

Below is a 49.5 cm Louis Garneau (made in Canada). The bike seems to be built with quality parts and has no rust on any original parts. It was originally a geared road bike and has the dreaded...
Forum: BMX
09-22-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,913
Posted By bedtime

Here is my own example of riding backwards doing...

Here is my own example of riding backwards doing a hands-free reverse handlebar seat in figure 8:

https://vimeo.com/361659745
Forum: BMX
09-22-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,344
Posted By bedtime

Rad (1986)—best BMX movie ever! ...

Rad (1986)—best BMX movie ever!

https://www.pinkbike.com/video/465257/

Never gets old. :)
09-21-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By bedtime

My advice is to be respectable when telling them,...

My advice is to be respectable when telling them, and at the same time be assertive. Never get anything fixed at that shop again but play like you will continue to patron his shop when telling him...
09-19-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,616
Posted By bedtime

This is when you want to ring your bell to make...

This is when you want to ring your bell to make sure they see you.
09-18-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,616
Posted By bedtime

Pedestrians = more dangerous than drivers?

Cars tend to keep away from me and give me my space. Pedestrians on the other hand often j-walk right in front of me while I'm riding properly on the road. I end up having to slow down, or I'd hit...
09-15-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,888
Posted By bedtime

Absolutely beautiful in so many ways! The...

Absolutely beautiful in so many ways!

The pattern on those tire treads looks so unique. I like the steep head angle and close tires. I gather it would be a twitchy bike? If so, probably great for...
09-15-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By bedtime

Falling and getting back on the bike

Below is a video of two ladies in a competition. They both end up falling from the bike while doing handstands within the first 4 seconds of their routine (fall is around 0:40). It could easily be...
09-10-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,752
Posted By bedtime

Just an idea, but your brake cables look a trifle...

Just an idea, but your brake cables look a trifle in the way. I've flipped my bars for doing artistic cycling tricks, and I use a little bit of a different braking leaver that has the cord running...
09-10-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By bedtime

I, too, would be really interested as well. I've...

I, too, would be really interested as well. I've learned that artistic cycling is a niche sport performed in Europe. It's quite the thing in Germany, Czech Republic, and Slovakia but nowhere else...
09-08-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,079
Posted By bedtime

It seems like so many people here are either...

It seems like so many people here are either promoting themselves, someone else, their bike, or a bike/company they like.

The OP as posted about a beautiful, relevant cycling sport, and it seems...
09-08-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By bedtime

Thank you. I'll post my artistic cycling stuff...

Thank you. I'll post my artistic cycling stuff there. :)
09-08-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,079
Posted By bedtime

How do you know the OP is a male? In any...

How do you know the OP is a male?

In any event, I prefer the women's shows as well; about 99% of the biking sports I've seen consist of men's biking. It's nice to see that women can ride well too....
09-08-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,079
Posted By bedtime

Viola Brand is one of the top athletes in...

Viola Brand is one of the top athletes in artistic cycling, and she is likely to be at the top of the results in any such search, so I'm not surprised she was mentioned.

It really bugs me when...
09-07-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,476
Posted By bedtime

Artistic Cycling anyone?

For those that don't know what artistic cycling is, here is a video:

Incredible Artistic Cycling Tricks! | People are Awesome

About a month ago, I discovered the sport and was drawn to it. I...
Forum: BMX
09-07-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,977
Posted By bedtime

Sounds a lot like me. I'm grown up in many ways,...

Sounds a lot like me. I'm grown up in many ways, but I quite a kid in others—BMX biking is just one example of that. I suspect that many others who ride in their late years may be to same way. As...
Forum: BMX
09-05-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,977
Posted By bedtime

I'm riding a BMX and I'm over 40. Only issue I...

I'm riding a BMX and I'm over 40. Only issue I see is that some people may think you're having a midlife crises.
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