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06-29-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,346
Posted By Badger6

Schadenfreude is a thing. I'm not sure that this...

Schadenfreude is a thing. I'm not sure that this is that, tho...considering the victim bounced right up and rode off.
04-23-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,292
Posted By livedarklions

Hold off on the white until after Memorial Day. ...

Hold off on the white until after Memorial Day.

Old joke. I'm an old man.
04-23-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,292
Posted By Mr Sir

I always go for white helmets keeps me head cool

I always go for white helmets keeps me head cool
04-05-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,748
Posted By MarcusT

As soon as somebody starts talking about watts,...

As soon as somebody starts talking about watts, I'm out
03-01-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 983,984
Posted By Stevensb

'86 Miyata 610

Added a Nitto front rack and Acorn bags to my '86 Miyata 610. Still have to change the chain rings as I don't like the Biopace 28 inner.

Cheers.

Brad
...
01-13-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,587
Posted By sloppy12

I sitting right next to two commuter bikes with...

I sitting right next to two commuter bikes with everything you describe. One is marketed as a touring/gravel bike the other is more of a gravel bike. I guess the lack of schrader valves keep them...
01-12-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,587
Posted By mcours2006

You're making me drool with these pics!

You're making me drool with these pics!
01-05-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,406
Posted By nomadmax

Many times, I don't even need to post because...

Many times, I don't even need to post because somebody has alread said what I was thinking.
12-05-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By noglider

Speaking of my daughter in law, she gave birth on...

Speaking of my daughter in law, she gave birth on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. I'm a grandpa now.
12-03-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,396
Posted By P!N20

Reminds me of this: ...

Reminds me of this:

https://youtu.be/MFzDaBzBlL0
12-03-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,396
Posted By noglider

Most people donít know how bikes work

https://youtu.be/9cNmUNHSBac
12-03-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,025
Posted By livedarklions

Right on. I guess we're supposed to take solace...

Right on. I guess we're supposed to take solace when the guy in the rear says "this hurts me more than it hurts you".
12-03-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,025
Posted By Maelochs

Okay, this is stupid. Sorry , but it just is. ...

Okay, this is stupid. Sorry , but it just is.

You are claiming that if someone rams me from behind I will not crash but the other person will? Cool .... . go out and test that at speed and show me...
11-28-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,053
Posted By tgot

It does get better.

Several things...

What others have said about the timeline and process is spot on. The days are long but the years are short.
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There will come a time when disappearing for a morning-long...
11-26-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,053
Posted By mstateglfr

Sure, it gets better. Or rather- it changes. ...

Sure, it gets better. Or rather- it changes.
For a handful of years, cycling meant family rides of under 5mi, so I would try for quantity- ride to parks and playgrounds frequently.
A Weehoo really...
10-28-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,442
Posted By RidesaCarlton

Please laugh with me, not at me

Two weeks ago, I picked up a bicycle out of a ditch.

I took it home fixed the flats, tightened the bottom bracket, loosened the cones on the front wheel, glued the saddle back together, oiled the...
10-27-21, 07:08 PM
10-27-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 18,345
Posted By shelbyfv

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just...

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just doesnt make any sense to get rid of the front triple. A bike report I read had a bike with a 34 front and 12 gears in the cluster. The reason it...
10-05-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,714
Posted By livedarklions

Check out the link in the post you were replying...

Check out the link in the post you were replying to. Basically a survey of the scientific literature that pretty much debunks most of the claims you just quoted.

And no, I don't trust other...
02-24-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,135
Posted By GlennR

I carry an expired driver's license along with a...

I carry an expired driver's license along with a $20 in a zip lock bag along with my cell phone in my center jersey pocket.
02-23-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,753
Posted By 5 mph

Drive a car on the same Routes you ride. I try...

Drive a car on the same Routes you ride. I try to do that, to get an idea on what a driver may be thinking. I changed the time of day I used some Routes after doing that.
02-23-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,753
Posted By John_V

I ride within the rules of the sate I'm riding...

I ride within the rules of the sate I'm riding in. I ride my bike like I would drive my car and I don't assume the right of way without caution (even if I have it). A 3,000 plus pound vehicle will...
02-23-21, 12:40 PM
02-22-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,753
Posted By GlennR

Never assume they see you, if you don't see their...

Never assume they see you, if you don't see their eyes you don't know for sure.

Ride 3' from parked cars since most people never look back before opening the door.

Right turn after stop doesn't...
01-16-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,466
Posted By tomato coupe

Good question. ...

Good question.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1376x560/recumbent_b6a018beae8ecb43bc552c4e84b05e6cdedae294.jpg
01-11-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,905
Posted By rutan74

I am going to tell you a story of a guy who rode...

I am going to tell you a story of a guy who rode a bike until he was in his late 70's early 80's.

You mentioned you were a paper boy. The local paper boy in my small town ended up delivering...
12-31-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 32,337
Posted By JohnDThompson

Straight-blade forks. Meh. Just meh.

Straight-blade forks.

Meh. Just meh.
12-15-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,170
Posted By billnuke1

I usually pass another rider at a greater speed...

I usually pass another rider at a greater speed than I’m going to ride after I pass someone.
If I am passed, I may unconsciously speed up a bit momentarily, then resume my prior pace...”re-zone”......
11-11-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By Wildwood

I'm lucky I made it this far, for many reasons. ...

I'm lucky I made it this far, for many reasons.
Lost 2 buddies in VietNam, etc, etc, etc.

Life is Hazardous - Play at your Own Risk.
11-06-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,889
Posted By Paul Barnard

As a cyclist, I never need a toot from you within...

As a cyclist, I never need a toot from you within the context in which you have described a toot.
11-05-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,889
Posted By woodcraft

The difference between mildly annoying and...

The difference between mildly annoying and substantially annoying IMO.

If there is traffic, the cyclist already knows that there are cars around- no need to honk.

If there's no traffic, the...
09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 23,047
Posted By vespasianus

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine...

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine posts?
09-19-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 15,136
Posted By Happy Feet

Interesting to look at the history of bicycle...

Interesting to look at the history of bicycle design and how it effects peoples view of them.

Pre war era bicycles had a definite split between utility (Riv Aesthetic) and racing design. Most...
09-18-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,757
Posted By RobbieTunes

As if the Washington Post has any kind of...

As if the Washington Post has any kind of credibility.
07-18-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,547
Posted By DrIsotope

I think we can agree that Tunisia ≠ Southern...

I think we can agree that Tunisia ≠ Southern California. I do not, and will not "take the lane" on a two-lane undivided road with a posted speed limit of 50mph. Not that I care a whit about traffic...
07-17-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,547
Posted By mcours2006

The #1...

The #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) reason that I hear from people who do not like to ride is that it's too dangerous. They are scared to death of riding the...
06-04-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,325
Posted By SurferCyclist

Every cyclist needs to watch this.

An excellent video from Phil Gaimon and I agree entirely with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDMdcC63Z0s
05-23-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,712
Posted By 52telecaster

pictures never tell the story of how steep or...

pictures never tell the story of how steep or relentless some hills are.
05-23-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,712
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Bah, you can still push your bike youíre not...

Bah, you can still push your bike youíre not riding rough enough stuff! :thumb:
...
05-04-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By Troul

oil/emissions caused the 70's boom. False...

oil/emissions caused the 70's boom. False 'health' fear is driving todays spike.
04-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By 257 roberts

I click on this thread also....you just didn't...

I click on this thread also....you just didn't hear it lol
01-15-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,463
Posted By canklecat

MDMA and dubstep.

MDMA and dubstep.
10-30-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,498
Posted By BobbyG

RMoudatir Back in my day people didn't have the...

RMoudatir
Back in my day people didn't have the annonymity of the internet to hide behind when they insulted you...they had to do it to your face, in public.

I grew up in Chicago in the 1960's...
10-16-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,873
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I have written this before in another thread and...

I have written this before in another thread and it is my own experience with the dogs, so i am not pushing it as the defacto way of dealing with dog attacks but here goes. All the dogs that attacked...
09-25-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 18,141
Posted By ljsense

It would increase my enjoyment of this forum if I...

It would increase my enjoyment of this forum if I didn't have to risk reading this tortuously bad logic.

You're favoring ignorant people. A few people ought to learn that some people are in total...
07-09-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,772
Posted By rseeker

Sounds to me like you're doing GREAT. To me,...

Sounds to me like you're doing GREAT.

To me, the right amount of riding is whatever makes you want to go again after the ride is over. When you're starting up a new challenging activity,...
07-02-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,064
Posted By Al_in_NH

Oh please. We are talking about a MUP. You...

Oh please. We are talking about a MUP. You really need to get over yourself. If someone blocking the MUP gets you that worked up, you should seek professional help. Too funny.
05-23-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

Whatever happened to the laid-back days of old?...

Whatever happened to the laid-back days of old? [/QUOTE]From the thread, “Is Bicycling the New "Golf" and Then Some?”: [/quote][/quote]Many posts to several threads about expensive bicycles claim...
05-15-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,262
Posted By Lemond1985

http://www.theurbancountry.com/wp-content/uploads/...

http://www.theurbancountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/621.jpg

"Rice. It's what's for dinner."
05-15-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,262
Posted By tcs

Not so. We could all be riding identical single...

Not so. We could all be riding identical single speed Flying Pigeons manufactured at the state-owned factory. :commute:
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