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03-09-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By Bmach

How can you heal without knowing what the problem...

How can you heal without knowing what the problem is? How did you know you tore your ACL the first time? A torn ACL will not heal on its own. You need to get that knee checked out by a doctor.
03-08-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,352
Posted By qwaalodge

The only time I ever collided with another...

The only time I ever collided with another bicycle was with an idiot riding on the wrong side of the road and plenty of close calls with them.

These idiots are even more annoying to come across...
03-08-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,352
Posted By detroitjim

2 bicycles collide, caught on Google Maps

Likely distracted when they recognized the mapping vehicle.
Looks as though neither rider was injured.

Neither rider wore helmets.
Rider #2(white shirt) had a rack but was carrying a bag on his...
03-05-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By DangerousDanR

Yes. See someone who can take an MRI of that...

Yes. See someone who can take an MRI of that knee and tell you what the issue is. Nobody can tell you what is injured without an accurate image of the inside of your knee.
03-05-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A fixed gear bicycle is not a good choice for...

A fixed gear bicycle is not a good choice for long range commuting unless no other kind of bicycle is available, no matter what the price of gasoline.
03-05-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By rumrunn6

worth every penny to resist that lying, cheating...

worth every penny to resist that lying, cheating POS puny putin & all his lying, cheating supporters, both foreign & domestic. but of course I wish it wasn't happening, because the domino effect will...
02-28-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By MinnMan

P&R is dead. Long live P&R

P&R is dead. Long live P&R
02-27-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By rybin

Unfortunately not. It'll get more entrenched...

Unfortunately not. It'll get more entrenched before it fades away, if anything
02-25-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By Bald Paul

People will complain bitterly about the price of...

People will complain bitterly about the price of gasoline, and how much it costs to fill their tanks. They may even cut back on non-essential driving, or look for a more fuel efficient vehicle. But....
02-22-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By pdlamb

Probably the same as the number of people who...

Probably the same as the number of people who took to their bikes the last time gas hit $5 a gallon; approximately zero.
02-22-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe he's taking his brakes out. who stops these...

maybe he's taking his brakes out. who stops these days anyway. is it Friday yet?
02-22-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I drive about 12k miles a year. My calcs for my...

I drive about 12k miles a year. My calcs for my VW say "$35 per month incremental cost if price/gallon rises $1." Ain't enough to make me stop using the car.
02-22-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 5,070
Posted By 10 Wheels

Breaks.

Breaks.
11-05-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ryan_M

New hybrid build

I have a Giant Roam 1 that pretty much had all of it's parts upgraded with some going to benefit the GFs bike. The only original part left was the frame and some odd small bits. So I decided to order...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,578
Posted By MNBikeCommuter

I've been running Conti Gatorskins for...

I've been running Conti Gatorskins for years/decades. Maybe there's better out there, but they've served me very well for commuting and long rides.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,578
Posted By Colorado Kid

Tires

I don't want to start a Flame War but I want 700+28 tires for my commuter/touring bike. Any ideas?
Forum: Northeast
10-27-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,568
Posted By rumrunn6

lol, the OP better just stay home

lol, the OP better just stay home
Forum: Northeast
10-22-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,568
Posted By blacknbluebikes

After 6am there are a lot of bikers in the park,...

After 6am there are a lot of bikers in the park, every kind of rider. Quite a few before that, but I'd suggest you wait for sunrise (well after 7am now), just to see where you're going. Slower...
Forum: Northeast
10-22-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,568
Posted By debade

Be careful of white women walking their dog. ...

Be careful of white women walking their dog. https://www.npr.org/2021/02/16/968372253/white-woman-who-called-police-on-black-man-bird-watching-has-charges-dismissed
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,810,911
Posted By ussprinceton

well, I'm not in a rush. Just collecting parts...

well, I'm not in a rush. Just collecting parts and stuff. I have plenty of other bikes that I ride. This is the FrameSet that I'm trying to build
...
08-07-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,644
Posted By dmanthree

I wonder if she knows about these? ...

I wonder if she knows about these?


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07-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,668
Posted By donm1967

Upgrading from hybrid to road bike

Hey all,
I've been riding my 2009 Cannondale quick 4 for a long time. I ride a mix of street and limestone trail, hence why I chose the hybrid back then. I added inner bar ends for diff hand...
06-11-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,540
Posted By ARider2

This is very bad news indeed. It is nearly...

This is very bad news indeed. It is nearly impossible for any small business to survive these days and even more so for the LBS given the fact complete bicycles and parts and accessories have been in...
06-11-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,540
Posted By cb400bill

Sheldon Brown worked there for years. ...

Sheldon Brown worked there for years.

https://www.harriscyclery.net/
Forum: Triathlon
06-11-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,818
Posted By ClydeClydeson

A certain segment of the male population is...

A certain segment of the male population is uncomfortable seeing other men in tight clothing. I believe they are troubled by their own feelings that are more difficult to suppress in such...
12-01-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,508
Posted By ooga-booga

and leucadia blvd, in the area of the fatality,...

and leucadia blvd, in the area of the fatality, is a stretch i would consider relatively safe-with a disclaimer...i've found the .25 mile before and after freeway
onramps/offramps to generally be...
12-01-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By nomadmax

If you run into these people on a MUP, it's your...

If you run into these people on a MUP, it's your fault; because you willingly went on a MUP.
12-01-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,434
Posted By Bah Humbug

Apparently not.

Apparently not.
11-30-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,800
Posted By cyccommute

Some of us canít believe that others have drunk...

Some of us canít believe that others have drunk the 29er Kool-aid.
11-30-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 22,708
Posted By Maelochs

The point of cycling is riding a bicycle.

The point of cycling is riding a bicycle.
11-29-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,800
Posted By rosefarts

I just got one ...

I just got one
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11-29-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,800
Posted By cyccommute

5 of 8 ...

5 of 8


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11-29-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,800
Posted By spoook

Twenty Six

Who still rides 26" bikes? I still have two of them.
11-27-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,085
Posted By Moe Zhoost

So it's been three and a half years since the OP...

So it's been three and a half years since the OP posed his one and only question to BF. Since he has never responded to the thread, either he's declined the job offer, taken it at a salary well...
11-27-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By dieselgoat

I would save up and buy another bike before I...

I would save up and buy another bike before I bought new wheels for that bike.
11-27-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By dedhed

Not usually unless they fail.

Not usually unless they fail.
11-27-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By jppe

Too Much Turkey????

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I thought this was a funny story. Blame it on too...
11-27-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By njkayaker

Which ones come with Swedish super models? Mine...

Which ones come with Swedish super models? Mine came with supermodels but not Swedish ones.

Wahoo would work. 530 would too.

Don’t know why you want to look at maps without using them for...
11-26-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By Bill Kapaun

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help
11-26-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By rsbob

No full fenders on this but it gets cleaned after...

No full fenders on this but it gets cleaned after itís rain rides. The rear wing works well and pops right off. Had a small repair after a slight off down an embankment on my mtn bike (where some...
11-26-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By wolfchild

Nothing to worry about...but for an extra peace...

Nothing to worry about...but for an extra peace of mind you can spray some rust proofing oil inside your steel frame.
11-26-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By cxwrench

There haven't been enough of these threads lately?

There haven't been enough of these threads lately?
11-26-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,962
Posted By mpetry912

Scrubbing bubbles bathroom cleaner with a soapy...

Scrubbing bubbles bathroom cleaner with a soapy water follow up is surprisingly good.

Mark Petry
Bainbridge Island, WA
11-26-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,579
Posted By CrowSeph

After a lot of time and a lot of wrong forks...

After a lot of time and a lot of wrong forks ordered (tnx stupid local shop) the bike is ready to be returned to the owner.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLpE5xcCGaU
11-25-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,434
Posted By Random11

My son who's taken possession of my Giant is 30,...

My son who's taken possession of my Giant is 30, and not much of a cyclist. It wasn't much of a sacrifice for him to lend me my old bike back for a day. I have an older son who's 32 and very much...
11-24-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,962
Posted By grizzly59

Hot water and Dawn Platinum 4x

Hot water and Dawn Platinum 4x
11-24-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,434
Posted By Kapusta

Don't believe the Bikes Direct comparison...

Don't believe the Bikes Direct comparison numbers. Their bikes are generally a pretty decent value if you are OK working on your own stuff, and know how to check over the build of a bike, but the...
11-24-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,434
Posted By tomato coupe

It's not the equivalent of a $2-3k bike. If it...

It's not the equivalent of a $2-3k bike. If it was, everyone cyclist that owned a set of Allen wrenches would be all over it.
11-24-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,962
Posted By Koyote

Please don't use gasoline as a degreaser. Ever.

Please don't use gasoline as a degreaser. Ever.
11-23-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,962
Posted By _ForceD_

Home Depot has its own store brand of a citrus...

Home Depot has its own store brand of a citrus degreaser spray that works surprisingly well IMO. I use it to clean the bike components, but it is also good for cleaning your greasy hands too. I also...
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