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11-22-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 568
Posted By rsbob

Forgot to mention that since I have been taking...

Forgot to mention that since I have been taking Vit D for years. It is so part of my routine, I completely forgot about it. Am re-reading the Midlife Cyclist again. So much good info but a lot of...
11-18-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By mdarnton

All it takes is one incident for someone to start...

All it takes is one incident for someone to start complaining about drivers, but my Chicago experience has been exceptionally good: 3500 miles in the last two years and not a single jackass...
11-18-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By base2

I'm not sure drivers in one place are any better...

I'm not sure drivers in one place are any better or worse than drivers in any other place. Claims of city people having a different value system or behavior than country folk are dubious, at best....
11-18-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By mstateglfr

Yeah, I am comfortable riding roads across my...

Yeah, I am comfortable riding roads across my whole metro. I wont ride some roads just because the infrastructure isnt ideal for cycling(45mph 2 lane suburban) when a good road is 1 street away, but...
11-18-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By Barry2

All the good drivers, are out on their bicycles! ...

All the good drivers, are out on their bicycles!

Barry
11-15-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By gthomson

Who Turned out the Lights?

Just going on week 2 since the clocks went back to EST and the evenings are dark as pitch by the time you leave your desk and head for the door. Add in some cold, wet weather and all those months I...
11-07-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,993
Posted By livedarklions

My suggestion for dogs chasing you is that they...

My suggestion for dogs chasing you is that they might be just a little faster if they shave their legs.
11-07-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

at 83 why not

at 83 why not
11-06-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By gobicycling

On my upstairs bike I have a ladies step through...

On my upstairs bike I have a ladies step through garage sale bike very easy to step over the crossbar which is quite low. No swinging of the legs over anything. On my downstairs trainer, I use a...
11-05-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By cyclezen

This works great. If a stepstool is too much,...

This works great.
If a stepstool is too much, not enough space available, you can get a smaller One step...
11-05-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,181
Posted By Steve B.

No. He's complaining that he seemingly gets...

No. He's complaining that he seemingly gets attitude from roadies who are annoyed that he's not all the way to the right of the lane when they pass. Likely he could not possibly move over fast...
11-05-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,181
Posted By tomato coupe

So, you're complaining about oncoming groups of...

So, you're complaining about oncoming groups of riders riding single file and passing groups letting you know they're passing on your left?
11-05-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By caloso

Perhaps parking a kitchen stepladder within...

Perhaps parking a kitchen stepladder within reach? They’re light enough that you could grab it from the saddle and maneuver it close to the bike.
11-05-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,181
Posted By wolfchild

What you're just described sounds like a typical...

What you're just described sounds like a typical elitist roadie club riders who seem to believe that their ride is more important and that they have a right to take over an entire path to themselves...
11-03-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,120
Posted By Iride01

Don't wear trousers while cycling. Wrap them...

Don't wear trousers while cycling.

Wrap them around your handlebars if you don't have a bag big enough for them.
10-30-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By RH Clark

I am of the opinion that most of us will see...

I am of the opinion that most of us will see greater benefits from what we stop eating rather than what we start eating. I also do not trust the industry that produces supplements to have your best...
10-10-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,114
Posted By tomato coupe

Not all drivers are jerks; some are just letting...

Not all drivers are jerks; some are just letting you know they're back there with a quick toot-toot. Just think of it as a big bicycle bell.
10-10-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,114
Posted By tkamd73

Too many “ jerks” on the road without their...

Too many “ jerks” on the road without their lights on, because they can see fine. Especially impressed with the ones driving white cars while it’s snowing, also grey and silver ones in fog or rain....
10-09-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,114
Posted By Troul

Unless posted, you treat that situation no...

Unless posted, you treat that situation no different than a car, motorcycle, semi, moped; You wait for a clearing of traffic coming from the other direction, & once safe, you use the opposing...
10-01-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Koyote

This...

This (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/dummy-hub-dh-1) works well enough for me, and works with both qr and thru-axle dropouts. Costs less than 1/3rd as much money.
09-28-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,412
Posted By BlazingPedals

Remember: there are no tailwinds, there are only...

Remember: there are no tailwinds, there are only days in which you're awesome.
09-28-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,412
Posted By raqball

Agree.. Not sure why cyclist obsess over average...

Agree.. Not sure why cyclist obsess over average speed as there are far too many conditions and scenarios that will cause massive fluctuations.
09-28-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

Why do people who don't want to see posts about...

Why do people who don't want to see posts about why a thread topic is obnoxious have to make comments about those posts they don't want to see? Now "that" is narcissism! Enjoy the infinite...
09-26-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By gobicycling

I would suggest you're losing muscle. Also are...

I would suggest you're losing muscle. Also are you keeping hydrated?
09-21-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By livedarklions

Honestly. I think threads like this shouldn't be...

Honestly. I think threads like this shouldn't be allowed. I have no idea how many things you should need to have ruled out here, some of which could be quite serious.
For example, I've had pain that...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By Chuck Naill

I rarely see people leisurely riding a bike....

I rarely see people leisurely riding a bike. Maybe it because biking has become a competition rather than a form of transportation for those that have a bike. I enjoy watching the children ride up...
09-08-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Lube the pivot of the sticky one.

Lube the pivot of the sticky one.
09-06-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,639
Posted By raqball

I'm 57-years old and still enjoy riding my bike.....

I'm 57-years old and still enjoy riding my bike.. I am slower now but that's okay as I ride for the fitness / exercise aspect and for the views.. If there comes a time where I can't pedal anymore or...
09-06-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,639
Posted By phughes

I have seen plenty of road bike riders do the...

I have seen plenty of road bike riders do the same, so it has nothing to do with the e-bike. I also see plenty of idiots with dogs allowing the retractable leashes to go across the trail. It's the...
09-03-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,793
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah, real old.

Yeah, real old.
09-02-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 755
Posted By bocobiking

Sounds like thumb arthritis. I have it. Not a lot...

Sounds like thumb arthritis. I have it. Not a lot you can do about it.
09-02-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By Ogsarg

My last "before work" bike ride

For the last 22 years I've had a job that involved a pretty crappy commute; 57 miles each way into Silicon Valley. This has meant long days leaving early in the morning and getting home late. To get...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By mdarnton

I use turn signals when I think it's necessary...

I use turn signals when I think it's necessary for the drivers around me. For instance, if I am approaching an intersection and turning right but see people waiting for me to go straight (in my...
08-29-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,053
Posted By tempocyclist

On the weekend, early. Just as the sun is rising....

On the weekend, early. Just as the sun is rising. It's quieter on the roads and most of the nocturnal animals have disappeared.

On weekdays, after 9am. Less commuting vehicle traffic and it's...
08-29-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,227
Posted By livedarklions

Why? What is the point of this stupid thread?

Why? What is the point of this stupid thread?
08-29-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,227
Posted By Eric F

...or having kids who play travel/club-level...

...or having kids who play travel/club-level sports.
08-29-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,227
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure who spends $40 on a water bottle. I...

I'm not sure who spends $40 on a water bottle. I paid $16 for my Camelbak Podium insulated bottle. The rest of my water bottles I received for free from bike races.

Biggest waste of money IMO,...
08-28-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,227
Posted By rydabent

When you talk about $40 water bottles, in...

When you talk about $40 water bottles, in actuality if you ride the MUPS in town you dont even need a water bottle. Lot of water fountains are along the way.
08-27-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,227
Posted By rydabent

In most anything you buy, buy the mid-level...

In most anything you buy, buy the mid-level product. Who really needs a $16,000 bike, to just ride on the MUPS around town.
08-27-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,053
Posted By CheGiantForLife

What time of day do you prefer to bike?

I did a 1 hour ride at 11am.
Now, I will get lunch and have a lazy afternoon.

What are the pros/cons of riding super early, mid day, or later in eve?
Forum: Commuting
08-25-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By ErinKeegan

My grandma's using a mobility scooter. This is...

My grandma's using a mobility scooter. This is what they look like https://www.seniorfitness.net/best-folding-mobility-scooter/ and taught her how to understand turn signals, I hope everything will...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By jon c.

I generally signal if there's someone behind me...

I generally signal if there's someone behind me and I'm not in a dedicated turn lane. And I signal rights if there's someone waiting to come out who will benefit from the knowledge that I'm turning.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By pdlamb

A new pump? A pump that's been maintained, i.e....

A new pump? A pump that's been maintained, i.e. the O-ring has been oiled periodically? Not just trying to be sarcastic; the problem is any pump that's infrequently used may have seals dry up and...
08-24-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,285
Posted By livedarklions

That's not a legitimate purpose for making...

That's not a legitimate purpose for making contact with the vehicle. If you're actually hitting the car, you're possibly crossing the line into criminal threatening, and if you damage the car in any...
08-23-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,247
Posted By indyfabz

Messenger bag FTW!

Messenger bag FTW!
08-23-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,285
Posted By rydabent

When I was younger, I may have has an incident...

When I was younger, I may have has an incident that I had road rage on a bike. I worked 50 years as a service tech for a large computer Co. I was on call 24/7/365 except when I was on vacation. ...
08-23-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,285
Posted By JW Fas

1. Don't ride in the door zone. Make the cars...

1. Don't ride in the door zone. Make the cars wait until there is room to safely pass.
2. Your initial slap on the car was okay, because any vehicle that is close enough to touch is already way too...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By Daniel4

The only time I use turn signals is when I'm in...

The only time I use turn signals is when I'm in the middle of the road trying to make a left turn where it doesn't look obvious or when I change lanes from being on the right side of the road trying...
08-22-22, 01:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,470
Posted By CliffordK

It is not those people with old commuter bikes,...

It is not those people with old commuter bikes, and living on a shoestring budget that are tossing the CO2 cartridges. If they have a pump, it is a real pump.

Those CO2 cartridges are likely from...
08-22-22, 12:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,470
Posted By VegasJen

Pick up your trash!

First off, I seriously doubt I'm talking to anybody here. On the off chance I am, then fix yourself. If you know somebody who does this, then I suggest you invite them to find new friends.

I...
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