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07-25-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 520
Posted By PrettyCurious

I ended up clicking on google maps, and "Sharing"...

I ended up clicking on google maps, and "Sharing" my location with my husband. I made him share with me too.
I feel better knowing they won't need resources from 3 counties to find my butt, if...
07-25-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 520
Posted By caloso

https://support.google.com/maps/answer/7326816?hl=...

https://support.google.com/maps/answer/7326816?hl=en&co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid
06-22-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 409
Posted By CliffordK

Somewhere I have an Allen head bolt that I picked...

Somewhere I have an Allen head bolt that I picked up at a hardware store that was perfect size to slide into the BB spindle, but the head stopped while not interfering with the crank puller.

It...
06-22-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 409
Posted By tommymc

The slightly smaller diameter dime might work...

The slightly smaller diameter dime might work better to not catch the the arm splines. I tried last week with a standard Park tool for square BB's and one dime but deformed it like the penny. Maybe...
06-21-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 409
Posted By rosefarts

Well, thatís my 2 cents worth. Fwiw, I never...

Well, thatís my 2 cents worth.

Fwiw, I never did this because I had the tool. I heard about it from someone along the way.
06-17-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,419
Posted By JohnDThompson

Under the straps. Otherwise, I need to remove my...

Under the straps. Otherwise, I need to remove my glasses in order to take off the helmet.
06-16-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,419
Posted By Bmach

I prefer to wear mine under the straps. Don’t...

I prefer to wear mine under the straps. Don’t care what others think.
06-14-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,123
Posted By Pop N Wood

Man, you guys must have some comfortable shoes. ...

Man, you guys must have some comfortable shoes. Can't imagine riding without socks.
05-30-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By VicBC_Biker

And you didn't need the hanger extender, so...

And you didn't need the hanger extender, so that's a plus.
:thumb:
05-30-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By VicBC_Biker

Good points and good ideas. :thumb:

Good points and good ideas.
:thumb:
05-24-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By aggiegrads

It will not shift as well, but it will work....

It will not shift as well, but it will work. Ideally, you could adjust the b-screw to move the RD closer to the large cog when it is on the trainer.
05-14-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By caloso

If it's the start and end of the ride, it's...

If it's the start and end of the ride, it's really simple to use the crop feature. On the desktop, it's under the button with three dots in the left margin.
05-14-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Eric F

I don't know if it can be done from the mobile...

I don't know if it can be done from the mobile app, but on the website version, if I go to my ride, there are 3 dots on the left of the page (next to the pencil icon). Click on the dots to open a...
05-03-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Chuckles1

9 speeds rule...

11-36 cassette with a new GS or SGS derailleur. A Sora GS and 11-36 cassette transformed my 9 speed road bike into a good hill climber, and it shifts beautifully. An Alivio RD would also work well, I...
02-28-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,939
Posted By Pinelander

I'm surprised by all the solos and prefer it too....

I'm surprised by all the solos and prefer it too. Mainly I ride when the feeling strikes. Also, I need quiet time with myself.
02-28-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,939
Posted By genejockey

Me. I prefer riding solo. I'm an introvert with...

Me. I prefer riding solo. I'm an introvert with low social needs, and I ride to be in my own space.

I've done enough group riding to appreciate how much fun it is, flying along in a peloton of...
02-28-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,939
Posted By Gresp15C

I wouldn't say that I avoid group rides, but...

I wouldn't say that I avoid group rides, but almost all of my riding is solo, for many reasons. I can ride on my own terms, at my own pace (slow), choose my route, and largely avoid disrupting...
01-15-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,789
Posted By Thomas15

I used for over a year a Zwift supported dumb...

I used for over a year a Zwift supported dumb trainer, mine is a Kinetic Road Machine with InRide3. During that year I did a lot of climbing, a lot.


My understanding is that Zwift came up with a...
01-05-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,987
Posted By indyfabz

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-04-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,834
Posted By chaadster

It’s got that wet cat look with skinnies on it!...

It’s got that wet cat look with skinnies on it! :lol:
01-04-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,834
Posted By Phatman

I've found the biggest issue with road tires on a gravel bike!

I got a 2021 Crux a few months ago, and its awesome. Its lighter, stiffer, and dare I say better riding than my current steel roadie. Despite the 38mm knobbies, its faster a lot of the climbs around...
12-27-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,056
Posted By dedhed

That's my SOP, replace tube in road, patch tube...

That's my SOP, replace tube in road, patch tube at home, put it in bag. Usually the one I put in on the road is a previously patched one.
12-22-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By jpescatore

Four years of Zwift

Zwift sent me a "Four Year Anniversary" email and starting up Zwift says I've done 8,100 miles, so averaging about 2,000 miles per year on Zwift. Using a Wahoo Kickr SNAP and my 1996 Trek 520 as a...
12-21-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By Doug64

One of many good rides this Fall. ...

One of many good rides this Fall.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50499268592_58063f01f5_b.jpg
12-21-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,247
Posted By veganbikes

I went with Merriam Webster more reliable then...

I went with Merriam Webster more reliable then some random Internet forum.

Just ride your bike and don't do drugs!
12-21-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By indyfabz

With a few turns aside, I took US 220 up to...

With a few turns aside, I took US 220 up to Bedford then mostly followed PA Bike Route S then picked up the SRT near Phoenixville. Iíll try to post the map later. One deviation I took was to ride the...
12-14-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By Unca_Sam

If you're doing it the way I think you are, never...

If you're doing it the way I think you are, never lay it on the right side, so you don't tweak the RD, and keep any chain grime from your chainrings away from the upholstery.
12-14-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,047
Posted By freeranger

Bean burrito for the pre-ride meal.

Bean burrito for the pre-ride meal.
11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,665
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
11-24-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By sdmc530

Clyde got it done!

Every year our agency does a Col. Fitness Challenge. 6 categories to compete with and they give an award for the high performers in each category and overall too. It runs 10 weeks and its a good...
08-18-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,689
Posted By Reflector Guy

Always here, too. My eyes are always bothered by...

Always here, too. My eyes are always bothered by the wind, so the glasses are a must.
07-13-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By downtube42

Outta Here

At 193, down from 219 pre-covid. First time under 200 in almost three years. Lack of restaurant dining has been a boon.

Climbing the grades and here is a heck of a lot easier with 26 pounds...
07-12-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,400
Posted By Random11

I've run over three squirrels in the past few...

I've run over three squirrels in the past few years. Thump-thump. I've felt bad about it, but I have to think the squirrels felt worse.
07-03-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,651
Posted By BluFalconActual

Specialized Pathfinder Pro.

Specialized Pathfinder Pro.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
06-28-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By jpescatore

That bridge is open during the week, they are...

That bridge is open during the week, they are doing final maintenance and cleanup on weekends apparently. That bridge is no longer listed on the MD DOT projects page - I think the weekend closures...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
06-24-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By jpescatore

A Biking Centric Father's Day Weekend in the DC/MD/VA Area

Got in a 48 mile mix of urban trail and rural road riding over the Father's Day weekend across MD and VA and technically a bit of DC. A few photos and a write-up here...
06-15-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,614
Posted By CAT7RDR

The darker side of me wants to force a...

The darker side of me wants to force a "competitive" e-bike rider to drain his battery going up a grade attempting to stay ahead of me and force a battery change or a turnaround because they are out...
06-11-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By Wileyone

Please... No pics.

Please... No pics.
Forum: Touring
06-06-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By waddo

Short day ride to the mountains of Western Tokyo

After two months and counting working from home, we need exercise in prep for our summer tour. Hachioji castle ruins is one of the most haunted places in Japan--so they say. We have camped here twice...
03-22-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By Bassmanbob

I've been training for this moment for so long...

I've been training for this moment for so long...
03-05-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,026
Posted By Tpcorr

I have bikes with with down tube shifters and...

I have bikes with with down tube shifters and bikes with the integrated brake/shifter levers. I like both, but I find it more convenient to shift with the integrated levers, I'm never in the wrong...
02-01-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By BlazingPedals

Yes you can. As a recumbent rider, I've removed...

Yes you can. As a recumbent rider, I've removed pads from shorts and tights before. Just be careful that you don't cut the lycra.
02-01-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,967
Posted By john m flores

Care to share your local knowledge then?

Care to share your local knowledge then?
01-30-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,967
Posted By Phil_gretz

I've ridden it (approximately), and there are...

I've ridden it (approximately), and there are many fabulous back road routes to get you there. You're constraining factor is crossing the Susquehanna River, where bicycles are ONLY permitted on the...
01-30-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,967
Posted By Roadracer100

Suggestions for a Bike ride between Philadelphia and Washington DC

Hi there,
I am new here so I apologize in advance if my question is posted in the wrong thread. Iím looking for advice for a bicycle ride Iíd like to do in the summertime, between Philadelphia and...
01-05-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,198
Posted By u235

Yes, you have to take both 15 Business and 15...

Yes, you have to take both 15 Business and 15 from Leesburg to the ferry. Roughly 2 miles on each. There is no other way but it's not bad at all. 15B out of Leesburg is a residential/town road with a...
10-15-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By delbiker1

I live 6 miles west of Bethany Beach. Rte.404...

I live 6 miles west of Bethany Beach. Rte.404 does not have many cyclists because of the amount of traffic and it is moving very fast. It does have signs posted for bicycles but it is not a dedicated...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By GreenAnvil

Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 461,736
Posted By ooga-booga

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 461,736
Posted By ooga-booga

a bridge in three acts. bixby creek bridge along...

a bridge in three acts. bixby creek bridge along ca hwy 1 in the big sur area:
...
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