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10-19-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By prj71

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10-16-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By Aardwolf

Here's a rundown of British imperial sizes which...

Here's a rundown of British imperial sizes which I found quite interesting:
https://www.baconsdozen.co.uk/tools/conversion%20charts.htm
10-02-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By lucas602

I would sit and eat a bag of chips and stare at...

I would sit and eat a bag of chips and stare at it for hours
09-25-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Bob N.

winner

winner
09-25-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By wgscott

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they...

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they caused flatulence.
09-18-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By Crankycrank

Lighter Fluid also works well. It's basically...

Lighter Fluid also works well. It's basically just Naptha without having to buy a large amount.
09-18-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By CAT7RDR

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of...

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of the bike to also have a tan saddle and tan bar tape. I like different. All black is blah to me. ...
09-18-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,072
Posted By J.Higgins

Wax sucks, imho. I went through the whole...

Wax sucks, imho. I went through the whole chain-waxing spectrum of crockpots, ultrasonic cleaners, all the different wax recipes, as well as the ones that are premixed and ready to roll. After...
09-07-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,424
Posted By delbiker1

I do not see how anyone that was not involved, or...

I do not see how anyone that was not involved, or was an on hand eye witness, can give testament to who, if not both, were at fault. Even then, often, the parties involved are the not the most...
09-07-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,424
Posted By genejockey

California Vehicle Code - actual rules of the...

California Vehicle Code - actual rules of the actual road:
“No person in a residence district shall make a U-turn when any other vehicle is approaching from either direction within 200 feet, except...
09-07-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,424
Posted By genejockey

I'm reasonably certain that rule doesn't apply in...

I'm reasonably certain that rule doesn't apply in the case of an unsignalled, unannounced U-turn, especially if the rider doing the U-turn fakes to the right first.
09-07-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,424
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Other rider's fault. Doing a U-Turn without...

Other rider's fault. Doing a U-Turn without looking or signalling is a great way to cause a crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,220
Posted By GlennR

You should try Backjack gum.. the flavor lasts...

You should try Backjack gum.. the flavor lasts long after you spit it out.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a2/Black_jacks_gum2.jpg
09-04-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,477
Posted By shelbyfv

This is a perennially popular subject for...

This is a perennially popular subject for trollery and inverse snobbery. Aside from that, ride awhile and you'll figure out what you like.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,220
Posted By Psimet2001

Other threads on on tap: "I was dropped by the...

Other threads on on tap:
"I was dropped by the group so I will never ride with people again"
"My gel didn't last as my source of calories for the whole day - I will never eat that again."
"I...
08-31-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By caloso

I’d put a thin spot of super glue on it to keep...

I’d put a thin spot of super glue on it to keep it from unraveling.
08-30-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,338
Posted By Cyclaholic

Is there a jersey for sale anywhere with "honk if...

Is there a jersey for sale anywhere with "honk if I make you horny" emblazoned across the back? ...It might shut up the angry men but I obviously can't wear it because I don't want to incite all the...
08-29-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,333
Posted By shelbyfv

Cycling shoes work pretty well for.... cycling!...

Cycling shoes work pretty well for.... cycling! If those frighten you, these may be appropriate.
...
08-29-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,333
Posted By veganbikes

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08-29-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By bruce19

I'd go with the first one because the second,...

I'd go with the first one because the second, apparently, can only be ridden on a ceiling.
08-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,504
Posted By cyccommute

Mountain bikes will always show miles of seatpost...

Mountain bikes will always show miles of seatpost when properly sized. My leg is at the proper extension on each of these bikes. I can’t put a foot down on level ground from any of them.

...
08-27-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Good Deed for the Day

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08-26-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,939
Posted By Barry2

Monday = 5mins Tuesady = 3mins (recovering from...

Monday = 5mins
Tuesady = 3mins (recovering from Monday's epic ride)
Wednesday = 4mins (building up endurance)
Thursday = 4mins (still endurance building)
Friday = Take the day off + It's garbage...
08-25-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,135
Posted By Koyote

I get off the bike and drink a cold beer.

I get off the bike and drink a cold beer.
08-23-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,809
Posted By phughes

We may need more. ...

We may need more.
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08-23-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,111
Posted By wolfchild

Meat, potatoes, beer and days-off. to rest....I...

Meat, potatoes, beer and days-off. to rest....I don't believe in any of these exotic recovery practices such as stretching, foam rolling etc.,,there is no evidence that any of them actually work.
08-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,152
Posted By Milton Keynes

It really doesn't take a lot of effort to turn...

It really doesn't take a lot of effort to turn the handlebars, so someone who rides a bike may not necessarily be good at doing pushups. Squats, I'll give that to you, since anyone who's built up...
08-23-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,809
Posted By OldTryGuy

Me thinks the poster might be lacking in age and...

Me thinks the poster might be lacking in age and experience to make such a statement. :foo:
08-23-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,809
Posted By PeteHski

I agree entirely on the "power loss" thing being...

I agree entirely on the "power loss" thing being a load of BS, especially within the range of flex we are typically talking about in practice.

But that doesn't mean stiffness is not important in...
08-18-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,077
Posted By rydabent

For all but cyclist in a race, speed is not the...

For all but cyclist in a race, speed is not the holy grail that some think it is. The far higher percentage just like to ride a bike or trike and enjoy the ride, and the scenery.

The faster you...
08-18-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,077
Posted By cj3209

that.

that.
08-18-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,077
Posted By jackb

Cycling for speed is a specific form of cycling. ...

Cycling for speed is a specific form of cycling. I've never understood the need for speed. Other outdoor activities don't emphasize speed. I hike, but hiking fast is not a goal in the hiking...
08-07-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,508
Posted By datlas

Campagnolo C Record ...

Campagnolo C Record


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08-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,869
Posted By Milton Keynes

Um, never?

Um, never?
07-29-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By sloar

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07-28-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Bald Paul

Rule #1 - you are invisible. ALWAYS assume the...

Rule #1 - you are invisible. ALWAYS assume the driver does not see you.

Don't be this guy:...
07-16-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By rsbob

Switch from bibs to cycling shorts. They may not...

Switch from bibs to cycling shorts. They may not be as cool or pro, but you should feel a significant difference
07-15-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,144
Posted By Milton Keynes

Well, I guess if you find this forum totally...

Well, I guess if you find this forum totally useless, nobody's forcing you to read it.
07-09-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,688
Posted By philbob57

Does one ever think one is old? I'm about to turn...

Does one ever think one is old? I'm about to turn 77. For the past several years, I haven't seen that as old.

Hmmm.... Maybe that's a sign....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,959
Posted By WhyFi

So you experienced flats once every 3-4k miles...

So you experienced flats once every 3-4k miles and decided to take on tubeless, with the primary benefit being that of decreasing the likelihood and frequency of flats, and then started experiencing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,959
Posted By himespau

Just like with brakes, the pros will ride what...

Just like with brakes, the pros will ride what their sponsors tell them to. If Trek/Spesh wanted to get back into centerpull U brakes, the pros would be riding those next season. Same is true for...
07-01-21, 04:52 PM
06-28-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,185
Posted By livedarklions

Try making vroom vroom noises and screaming "on...

Try making vroom vroom noises and screaming "on your left, flatbar!"
06-28-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,185
Posted By drlogik

When was the last time you washed your Spandex?

When was the last time you washed your Spandex?
06-28-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,867
Posted By bikemig

I ride old bikes. 21-23 lbs for an old racing...

I ride old bikes. 21-23 lbs for an old racing bike isn't bad and that's heavy by today's standards.
06-28-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,867
Posted By Troul

certain lubes weigh less than others.

certain lubes weigh less than others.
06-26-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By indyfabz

One of three flats I got during my 6,000 mile...

One of three flats I got during my 6,000 mile tour in the US was from a screw. During a long weekend tour I rolled over a screw maybe 3 miles into the first day. When I bought my Subaru I got a flat...
06-25-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,435
Posted By bblair

From my extensive review of the literature, the...

From my extensive review of the literature, the marginal gains using optimum tire pressure, rolling resistance and aero rims, might, in ideal situations, get me to first in line at the rest stop...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,033
Posted By terrymorse

Mechanics are not engineers, and they often do...

Mechanics are not engineers, and they often do stupid things. Tell an engineer that you’re going to fire high pressure water near bearings, the engineer will advise against it in no uncertain terms....
06-17-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,369
Posted By gaucho777

A Campagnolo-equipped Mixte Means Love

I bought this bike several years ago, back before it fit my daughter. I started another thread about the bike...
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