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Forum: Touring
09-10-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,412
Posted By indyfabz

If you want to get your feet wet why would you...

If you want to get your feet wet why would you cancel because of a chance of a thunder storm.😂

Seriously...Dig into the forecast. Scattered or widespread? % chance? Brief or all day?

As an old...
Forum: Touring
08-24-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,668
Posted By staehpj1

I sometimes wonder about the relative safety and...

I sometimes wonder about the relative safety and have suspected that depending on where you live, what you do for a living, and what your lifestyle is, that it just might actually not be too unusual...
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,767
Posted By rdrumm729

Finished cycling from New York to San Francisco. Thanks for all the tips!

Hey fellas. I'm a little late on posting this but I just finished my first cross country bike trek from Brooklyn, New York to San Fransisco. Started on Mother's Day, ended a day after Fathers Day....
07-19-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 33,151
Posted By DrIsotope

Alright folks-- cb400bill has been through this...

Alright folks-- cb400bill has been through this thread, Stan has been through this thread, and now I've been through it. That's it. No more. No more quasi-legalese, no more memery, no more...
07-16-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,017
Posted By DrIsotope

Cost more than my first car. And my second car. ...

Cost more than my first car. And my second car. And my third car. And more than all the money I've ever spent on cycling in my entire life.

What a time to be alive.
07-16-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 33,151
Posted By Biker395

I think the notion is that bicycles are...

I think the notion is that bicycles are inherently self regulating. Because it is human powered, there is a limited amount of tomfoolery you can do with it, and to get to the level where tomfoolery...
07-15-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 33,151
Posted By Biker395

You mean Mammoth Mountain? That's lift served...

You mean Mammoth Mountain? That's lift served terrain and with all that goes on there with trail maintenance and the like, it's pretty ripped up.

I'm there often, and got to thinking a few weeks...
07-14-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 33,151
Posted By Classtime

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I...

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I like to stay out of clueless rider's paths. And I have never seen a 300 pound person clueless or clued that could pedal 20 mph on a hybrid.

Threads...
07-14-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 33,151
Posted By KraneXL

There is an inherent flaw in your logic. There's...

There is an inherent flaw in your logic. There's more to the formula than just speed and force. Every cyclist is an operator. And while one has developed skills and experience over time along with...
07-12-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,837
Posted By Kedosto

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone,...

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone, I wanna be gone too... regardless of the number.


-Kedosto
07-12-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,533
Posted By Wildwood

I just love to bike and hike. Period. Out with...

I just love to bike and hike. Period. Out with Mother.
No special motivation or vague health promises needed.
Some winter skiing and kayaks help as fill-ins.

Feeling good almost every day is...
07-06-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,533
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Bicycling loves that sort of thing - vague enough...

Bicycling loves that sort of thing - vague enough to be true, impossible for the rider to figure out. This time of year, I ride and hike and workout at the maximum level from which I can recover each...
Forum: Touring
06-25-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,406
Posted By alan s

Bianchi, of course.

Bianchi, of course.
Forum: Touring
05-28-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By pdlamb

Road shoulders seem to be present mostly on...

Road shoulders seem to be present mostly on larger roads (U.S. highways, for instance) or urban areas.

It doesn't mean smaller roads are un-rideable. To the contrary, I'd rather take a small...
Forum: Touring
05-25-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,492
Posted By staehpj1

Meh, usually it really isn't that big of a deal....

Meh, usually it really isn't that big of a deal. Getting rained on isn't the end of the world and it is usually best to just tough it out in my experience, but if you have the flexibility of using...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,105
Posted By PaulRivers

I don't think that's accurate that bike...

I don't think that's accurate that bike messengers use straps nowadays.

They're the worst of everything...
- worse to get your foot out in an emergency than flats or clipless
- getting back in...
Forum: Touring
05-22-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,001
Posted By Ugemr

Hi, I know it's an old thread, just a couple of...

Hi, I know it's an old thread, just a couple of thoughts from me...

The sub-100 dollar tents are cheaply made, with heavy materials. The poles are heavy, the fabric is heavy, water will come in...
Forum: Touring
05-21-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,078
Posted By djb

if those three guys were getting ready for a bike...

if those three guys were getting ready for a bike tour, they'd need to buy some of these--

https://www.ebay.com/bhp/rat-trap-pedals
05-06-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By Happy Feet

Just to tie the thread into a nice bow, a couple...

Just to tie the thread into a nice bow, a couple of pics of the bike in the wild.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32845187147_9e26222528_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S3qaQ8)
...
Forum: Touring
05-02-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 119,623
Posted By Doug64

Lochside Trail, Vancouver Island, BC ...

Lochside Trail, Vancouver Island, BC
https://live.staticflickr.com/4827/32529300808_62654b4ee1_c.jpg
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