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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,767
Posted By spelger

covid will never go away. We will just learn to...

covid will never go away. We will just learn to live with it in time. We're just not there yet.
07-29-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,148
Posted By JoeyBike

You still missed the point. If you swim in...

You still missed the point.

If you swim in the open ocean and a fish eats you, that's a risk YOU took, hopefully knowingly.
If you bike on the open road and a car hits you, that's a risk YOU...
07-28-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,148
Posted By JoeyBike

Riding on the highway you get passed by hundreds...

Riding on the highway you get passed by hundreds of "sharks" within just a few feet. Drunk, loaded, distracted, sleepy, stupid sharks in giant steel armored vehicles. People make mistakes all the...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,607
Posted By genec

Define "close friends." I have friends...

Define "close friends."

I have friends that have my house keys, I have friends I would help move, I have friends that have made space for me during the COVID lock down. I have friends that...
07-26-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,876
Posted By Lakerat

Like Iride01, a friend of mine had no...

Like Iride01, a friend of mine had no recollection of getting run over by an elk near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He worked in town and commuted to his house outside of town and one evening his wife...
07-24-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,934
Posted By Bald Paul

Something like this? When riding up a steep hill,...

Something like this? When riding up a steep hill, it will feel more like a level road. :lol:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,531
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this...

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this around here before. Can't wait for the discussion.
06-30-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,517
Posted By goose70

This foils my plans in every race.

This foils my plans in every race.
06-29-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 19,357
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. I mean, we've never...

Very interesting post.

I mean, we've never discussed this question around here.
06-05-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,515
Posted By scott967

There's some thread drift. The simple reason why...

There's some thread drift. The simple reason why road penalties aren't higher is that as a society, we recognize (or maybe rationalize is a better term) that being able to move about by vehicle is...
06-01-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,099
Posted By Rolla

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,358
Posted By MattTheHat

HOLD ON! If it's wireless it means the man is...

HOLD ON! If it's wireless it means the man is going to know when I'm braking! I will not have my braking tracked! sarcasm/off

It sure would be sweet having a bike with no visible cables. I'm in....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,358
Posted By indyfabz

Next thing you know we'll have bikes with...

Next thing you know we'll have bikes with electric motors that provide pedaling assist. Probably be called something dumb like "eBikes."
05-06-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,366
Posted By jamesdak

Sign me up!!!!!!

Sign me up!!!!!!
05-06-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,366
Posted By Trakhak

Which sports should adults be allowed to...

Which sports should adults be allowed to participate in? Pie-eating contests?
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 32,366
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
04-28-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,731
Posted By BobbyG

https://www.lowes.com/pl/Eye-protection-Safety/429...

https://www.lowes.com/pl/Eye-protection-Safety/4294644951?sortMethod=sortBy_priceLowToHigh
04-23-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By jfny1978

Age of Columbia Torpedo bike

I was tasked with fixing up this Columbia Torpedo for a friend. It didn't need much! It mostly needed air in the tires and a good cleaning,. I took it all apart and put it back together again and...
04-23-21, 04:05 AM
04-22-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,002
Posted By DangerousDanR

If the kids behavior had been legal, I would also...

If the kids behavior had been legal, I would also be POed at the LEOs. Watch the video again. Those kids could have been charged with "disorderly conduct", and it would probably stick.

New...
04-22-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,002
Posted By blacknbluebikes

As someone who lives 14 miles from Perth Amboy,...

As someone who lives 14 miles from Perth Amboy, I'll go ahead and stick my hat in the ring.
1. I think the cops are doing the kids a favor by using "bike license" as an official reason here. ...
04-22-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,002
Posted By DangerousDanR

The people being detained are probably all...

The people being detained are probably all juveniles, so while the officer may have used the term arrest when speaking with them they were probably being detained by Law Enforcement acting in the...
04-21-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By Iride01

Might be because most cul-de-sacs are too small a...

Might be because most cul-de-sacs are too small a circle to effectively practice what is illustrated and make a successful turn into a driveway.

The graphic mostly illustrates how right-of-way for...
04-19-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By Koyote

I'm an 8.625 -- except on Tuesdays, when I go to...

I'm an 8.625 -- except on Tuesdays, when I go to eleven.
04-04-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,683
Posted By aplcr0331

Gonna see a lot of this nowadays. No bikes...

Gonna see a lot of this nowadays.

No bikes anywhere. I placed an order for a Trek Emonda for my wife in Sep 2020. It’s not arriving until 2022 now.

We just decided on a decent used Liv Avail.
...
03-10-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By UniChris

Can you find a place where you can move over,...

Can you find a place where you can move over, slow, and "release" those who followed you down the hill, and then take the lane for the bridge itself in front of a subsequent bunch who were not behind...
03-09-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,215
Posted By guachi

I have something made of plastic. It was kinda...

I have something made of plastic. It was kinda cheap and in the right color. But mostly because of being the right color. Matching colors make you faster.
03-03-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,446
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Here's a novel idea: create a ride-tracker in my...

Here's a novel idea: create a ride-tracker in my phone that scores my rides for risk. thought is a derivative of "I keep telling my wife..." (which I never do, of course). if the app tracked me...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,360
Posted By Kabuki12

N+1 . That is a perfect excuse for another bike....

N+1 . That is a perfect excuse for another bike. I am working on a bike right now and never in a hurry. I have plenty of bikes and wheels and parts . Always something to ride, unless the wind is...
Forum: Recumbent
02-25-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 454,297
Posted By shelgame

Another year, another bike build. This one is FWD...

Another year, another bike build. This one is FWD moving bottom bracket...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50960829113_fdf8e49a05_c.jpg
02-23-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,522
Posted By Hypno Toad

Why Canadians Can't Bike in the Winter (but Finnish people can)

Love this short documentary:

https://youtu.be/Uhx-26GfCBU
02-23-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,158
Posted By Outrider1

Just reread this thread and I'm motivated! Today...

Just reread this thread and I'm motivated! Today I'm going to ride my Goldwing on the local MUP and drop the ebike riders!
02-22-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,748
Posted By big john

I don't subscribe to this and only "take the...

I don't subscribe to this and only "take the lane" under extreme conditions.
02-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,158
Posted By indyfabz

You’re assuming people on electric bikes are...

You’re assuming people on electric bikes are substituting their rides for car use, which isn’t always correct. In fact, I know some people who make extra car trips to go to places to ride their...
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,608
Posted By jack pot

if you just want to FLY i suggest you consider an...

if you just want to FLY i suggest you consider an AUTOGYRO ... check them out ... they are very safe and reliable and the learning curve is short ... safer than ultra lights ''' cheaper than a...
02-19-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,503
Posted By 10 Wheels

Good idea ...

Good idea
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02-18-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,630
Posted By Rage

That seems like an exceptionally bad idea.

That seems like an exceptionally bad idea.
02-10-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,828
Posted By dieselgoat

Stupid Strava entries

It's amazing what some folks upload to Strava. Of the people I follow, one of them titled an "activity" as "Cleaning the house." That must've been a high intensity cleaning. Another one went to the...
02-09-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,227
Posted By noimagination

I think you're chasing a chimera. And, I...

I think you're chasing a chimera. And, I fundamentally disagree with trying to exclude others from using bike paths/bikeways/MUPs as they see fit just to make life more convenient for cyclists.
-...
Forum: Foo
12-31-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,905
Posted By Cyclist0108

Do you think '21 is going to be a good year?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BKPyL152jQ
12-31-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,000
Posted By shopco43

Garcetti does not have the Constitutional...

Garcetti does not have the Constitutional authority to create a law so he issues a mandate or guideline or whatever. One is still free to do as he pleases as far as wearing a mask or gathering,...
12-31-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By mstateglfr

First off, way to go out on a limb with that...

First off, way to go out on a limb with that prediction. Vegas is really scared they may need to pay out big if it happens.*** Next you will predict that water is wet.

Secondly, here is a quick...
Forum: Foo
12-27-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8,242
Views: 1,730,458
Posted By cat0020

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/R...

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Runge-RS010-6-740x493.jpg
THE RUNGE RS010 – BUILT BY HAND IN A SECLUDED MINNESOTA BARN BY CHRISTOPHER RÜNGE...
12-26-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,296
Posted By BobbyG

There are crank-forward bikes and taller...

There are crank-forward bikes and taller recumbents where your head is basically the same height off the ground as on a diamond-frame road bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,191
Posted By Koyote

You guys are all pikers. 35 years teaching...

You guys are all pikers. 35 years teaching college students has given me a huge trove of sad stories: academic dishonesty, excuses for missing exams, etc. At almost every gathering of college...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,191
Posted By big john

In decades of servicing cars at gas stations and...

In decades of servicing cars at gas stations and car dealers there have been many. One time I worked at a gas station. Lady needs a transmission rebuild, we tell her we will remove the transmission...
12-10-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,776
Posted By Classtime

I think the question is, “Why do cyclists today...

I think the question is, “Why do cyclists today need such low gears?” I am glad motors don’t fit in vintage frame tubes. And I’m cranky today. Sorry.
11-14-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,088
Posted By Ald1

Amen to that! When I got back into cycling, three...

Amen to that! When I got back into cycling, three years ago, at age 65 and slightly overweigh, I went into a shop to look at a leftover Domane for 6k. I stood around the expensive bikes and was...
11-14-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,088
Posted By GlennR

BTW, not all snobs are customers. When i was...

BTW, not all snobs are customers.

When i was shopping for my Emonda SLR Project One I stopped in and was ignored. Maybe because they saw me pull up on a 15 year old Honda Civic with dents.
...
11-13-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,088
Posted By jaxgtr

My wife was a maternity nurse for 15 years, she...

My wife was a maternity nurse for 15 years, she always told me that the worst patient was the wife\girlfriend\baby mama of a doctor. She had a patient once that was the wife of a heart surgeon that...
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