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Forum: Foo
01-09-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,622
Posted By RubeRad

lol, do you serve that on rice?

lol, do you serve that on rice?
01-08-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By RocHed11

My first post,my first ride

Hey All, I picked up my bike today from my LBS (Action Sports) in Bakersfield Ca. Excellent service!!. I chose a Trek DS2 Viper Red and it looks fantastic. It rolls fantastic!!. I'm 63 and really...
01-06-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By Bassmanbob

Day #8...

Day #8 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) :
I had another pretty good day for eating, exercise and weight. I got up at 4:30 AM for a 5 AM, 13 mile ride. That was a...
01-06-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,346
Posted By MNebiker

Scotch 88 All-weather and Scotch Super 33+ tapes...

Scotch 88 All-weather and Scotch Super 33+ tapes are about as good as you can find. Sunlight, heat and UV are hard on tapes, particularly the cheapo stuff, but these 3M products hold up pretty good.
01-06-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,346
Posted By caloso

3m

3m
01-03-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,353
Posted By MikeyMK

At the end of the day, if people are breaking the...

At the end of the day, if people are breaking the law then that's for another topic.

Or you could just drag them into a topic about e-bikes and use them as ammunition, to reinforce your personal...
01-03-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By 1Lieutenant

Pretty awesome!!

Pretty awesome!!
01-02-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By bpcyclist

You got a keeper.

You got a keeper.
01-02-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By schundog

One Of The Best Gifts Ever!

My wife says Iím tough to shop for, but she knocked it out of the park for my recent 52nd Birthday. Through Shutterfly, and sneaking off with my phone for a couple of hours, she had this book of my...
01-02-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By Darth Lefty

Neither an echo or EKG will show clogged...

Neither an echo or EKG will show clogged arteries. EKG is for rhythm problems and echo is for valve or other heart structure problems. The test for coronaries is angiogram
01-02-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By ironwood

Well, I'm glad you are feeling good, but what...

Well, I'm glad you are feeling good, but what are "PRs", "zone 2 rides", and "HIIT days"?
12-31-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,292
Posted By livedarklions

Did the hook hurt your mouth?

Did the hook hurt your mouth?
12-31-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,292
Posted By AlmostTrick

Thanks everyone… lots of good ideas posted here. ...

Thanks everyone… lots of good ideas posted here.

It now seems a custom frame may be the best way to go, but I’m still not sure what material to use. The more exclusive and special the better....
Forum: Touring
12-30-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,539
Posted By Pratt

Been a leader, now pretty much solo. Solo cuts...

Been a leader, now pretty much solo.
Solo cuts down on arguments
12-30-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,292
Posted By Kapusta

$10,000 is not much to work with. Probably...

$10,000 is not much to work with.

Probably best to go used. Check Craigslist.

If you must go new, try Bikes Direct. They are a decent budget option

Or maybe just save up to get what you...
12-30-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,292
Posted By stevel610

Not sure you can find what you want for under...

Not sure you can find what you want for under $12,500. Maybe if you can "splurge upward" to that we could help better....of course $15,000 would be better.
12-30-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,292
Posted By livedarklions

I hear the GMC Denali is pretty nice and very...

I hear the GMC Denali is pretty nice and very upgradeable.
12-30-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,353
Posted By Moe Zhoost

As do I. Most of the riders on e-bikes around...

As do I. Most of the riders on e-bikes around here ride prudently, unlike all of the riders with aerobars who consider the MUP as their own personal training track.
12-30-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,353
Posted By alloo

I see more analog riders skirting the rules than...

I see more analog riders skirting the rules than ebike riders.
12-29-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,993
Posted By Theycallmegio

Donít get dead

Donít get dead
12-29-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,353
Posted By indyfabz

Always entertaining. :popcorn

Always entertaining.

:popcorn
12-29-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,353
Posted By MikeyMK

The more people ride bikes, the better it will be...

The more people ride bikes, the better it will be for everyone.
​​​​​I wonder how many cycling purists are also purists when it comes to washing the dishes..
12-29-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,993
Posted By UniChris

Get in occasional distance rides through the...

Get in occasional distance rides through the winter so I'm not starting over and having to train my rear back up from nothing in March/April.
Forum: Foo
12-29-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By Machka

The random collection of ornaments I put out each...

The random collection of ornaments I put out each year ...

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Forum: Foo
12-28-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By dagray

Christmas day 2019. I handed out matching...

Christmas day 2019.

I handed out matching polar fleece footy pajamas from www.snugasabug.com (http://www.snugasabug.com) to my family on Christmas Eve and we all posed for a family portrait. I...
12-28-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,993
Posted By Wileyrat

I'm down on mileage this year, so I just hope to...

I'm down on mileage this year, so I just hope to ride more.
Forum: Foo
12-28-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By colorider

Sunrise over Haleakala this AM. Two years in a...

Sunrise over Haleakala this AM. Two years in a row now. I sure hope it becomes a tradition for us.
...
Forum: Foo
12-27-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By indyfabz

My yearly Christmas photo with my buddy. It's all...

My yearly Christmas photo with my buddy. It's all I got, but it does have bike related content.

...
12-22-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,802
Posted By berner

DOB 1938. This was back at the close of the...

DOB 1938. This was back at the close of the bronze age. I find the loss of performance can be slowed but not stopped. One tactic is when not motivated for a long ride, just to get out there and ride...
Forum: Foo
12-21-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I lied to Bear the other day, said "you're so...

I lied to Bear the other day, said "you're so smart!" He looked pleased. No one has ever said that to him before.
Forum: Foo
12-21-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By Deal4Fuji

bubble lights - a Boomer tradition ...

bubble lights - a Boomer tradition

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Forum: Commuting
12-20-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,989
Posted By mcours2006

The best wheels are the ones that are already on...

The best wheels are the ones that are already on the bike and have been for a while. Anything else is going to cost extra. Mine are heavy and robust. They need to be able to be withstand the rigours...
Forum: Foo
12-19-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Rollfast

Is Watopia where they invented the Watusi?

Is Watopia where they invented the Watusi?
Forum: Foo
12-18-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 770
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I have one cat that my neighbor picked up off the...

I have one cat that my neighbor picked up off the middle of the highway barely weened. I took it to the vet and he got a clean bill of health. Dumped for death then rescued and then medical checkup...
12-17-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,455
Posted By shelbyfv

I like Terry saddles with the cut out.

I like Terry saddles with the cut out.
Forum: Foo
12-16-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 770
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Miss Parsley is 15. I've got her on some...

Miss Parsley is 15. I've got her on some medicine and she's chasing the younger cat around and stealing his toys. She came from the animal shelter and this is her forever home.
Forum: Foo
12-16-19, 01:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 770
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Loyalty

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11 years through everything good and bad. Iím still...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,473
Posted By StephenH

I just eat regular food on randonneuring rides. ...

I just eat regular food on randonneuring rides. Bananas when available, the triangle-deli sandwiches, crackers, cookies, the occasional corn dog or Reeses cups.
For energy bar in the heat, just try...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,473
Posted By GadgetGirlIL

Depends on the temperature. I like Clif bars but...

Depends on the temperature. I like Clif bars but they get too hard to chew below 50 degrees. The Clif blocks have a bit more temperature range but can be very chewy below freezing. I also like to...
12-12-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By c_m_shooter

Most important upgrades are to the contact...

Most important upgrades are to the contact points, not mechanical. Pedals, grips, bars and saddle make the most difference in your ride quality. Most of those are not something easily recomended...
12-11-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,326
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome to BF! Since you are already in the...

Welcome to BF! Since you are already in the kitchen, you can melt some wax for your chain and destroy your rust with EZ Off oven cleaner. Think twice before using the dishwasher for greasy parts;)
12-10-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,876
Posted By livedarklions

I find the uninformed post-mortems based on the...

I find the uninformed post-mortems based on the sketchy information publicly available quite distasteful. This always degenerates into a debate over whether or not to blame the dead guy, and I don't...
Forum: Foo
12-09-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By Seattle Forrest

December photo contest

December's theme is tradition. In the northern hemisphere where most of us live, the nights have been getting long, the days short and cold; we're approaching the winter solstice when this trend will...
Forum: Foo
12-08-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By base2

Ever since I was a young boy I've played the...

Ever since I was a young boy
I've played the silver saw
From Soho down to Brighton
I must have sawed them all
But I ain't seen nothing like him
In any loggin' camp

He stands like a statue...
Forum: Foo
12-08-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Rollfast

Can you still make a nice sammich? If so, all is...

Can you still make a nice sammich? If so, all is not lost.
Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A friend of mine told me "you haven't lived until...

A friend of mine told me "you haven't lived until you've been to Harts Pass."

I think she's a lot closer to the truth.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,874
Posted By jfan

I've only told my wife about 2 incidents, well, I...

I've only told my wife about 2 incidents, well, I didn't.....the EMS squad did.
12-06-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,519
Posted By Hermes

Mount the Garmin under the saddle and download...

Mount the Garmin under the saddle and download the data for record keeping. One does not have to look at the data but it is available for reference in the future if so motivated.
12-05-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By HillRider

Worse yet, that $660 hex set is in SAE sizes so,...

Worse yet, that $660 hex set is in SAE sizes so, after paying that absurd price, you will find they don't fit your bike's bolts.
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