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09-21-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,028
Posted By David Bierbaum

True. Mostly all I see nowadays are the Zombies...

True. Mostly all I see nowadays are the Zombies shambling through the parks and stores, staring with vacant eyes at the little slab throwing cold light onto the waxy skin of their slack faces. AKA,...
08-02-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By David Bierbaum

Sigh. When they repaved a local road like that,...

Sigh. When they repaved a local road like that, I wasn't so fortunate. They paved in a permanent ripple in the surface, so I almost get seasick riding over it.
07-16-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,814
Posted By David Bierbaum

There is a part of me that desperately wants to...

There is a part of me that desperately wants to post the flippant and obvious answer: "I wear clothes. I recommend this to others as well." ;)

My only bicycle specific article of clothing are my...
07-14-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,271
Posted By David Bierbaum

Heh. When I try using my voice, rather than...

Heh. When I try using my voice, rather than pause, folks usually make a credible attempt at jumping out of their skins in fright. ;) A nice bell, with a nice clear sound that I wouldn't mind...
07-13-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,271
Posted By David Bierbaum

The species name for these creatures you've...

The species name for these creatures you've noticed, I believe, is "MAMILs" Middle Aged Men In Lycra. ;) I think they are maintaining that fast pace by putting out so much effort they have no breath...
07-13-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,764
Posted By David Bierbaum

I use toe clips for the simple reason that I HAVE...

I use toe clips for the simple reason that I HAVE toe clips! ;) If I were to switch, I'd have to buy pedals, cleats, and shoes, and my unusual foot shape makes most shoes problematic to wear. I...
06-06-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By David Bierbaum

Ditto on trying out saddles till you find one you...

Ditto on trying out saddles till you find one you are comfortable with, with the proviso that you have to try the saddle out for an extended period, because sometimes the saddle that feels...
05-04-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,841
Views: 332,486
Posted By David Bierbaum

That last snake looks like it will be irritable,...

That last snake looks like it will be irritable, since it seems to be molting.
05-03-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By David Bierbaum

I think the Whiskey is wasted on that guy in the...

I think the Whiskey is wasted on that guy in the last photo...
04-30-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23,669
Views: 2,177,902
Posted By David Bierbaum

I finally got my first pre-breakfast exercise...

I finally got my first pre-breakfast exercise ride in for this year. Now to get back in the habit, to get back in shape. ... yes, I know, "round" is a shape too... :)
04-29-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,841
Views: 332,486
Posted By David Bierbaum

Maybe it's one of those Lauf leaf-spring forks. ...

Maybe it's one of those Lauf leaf-spring forks. Those things always look like they're installed backwards.
04-29-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By David Bierbaum

Wow! Someone who was away longer than me! ...

Wow! Someone who was away longer than me! Congrats on going from bad to less-bad! ;)
04-28-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,841
Views: 332,486
Posted By David Bierbaum

That's a high-end carbon fiber bike, right? ;)

That's a high-end carbon fiber bike, right? ;)
04-28-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,070
Posted By David Bierbaum

Heh. Blame Google. Those were at the top of...

Heh. Blame Google. Those were at the top of links for non-trike recumbents of that type. ;)
04-28-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By David Bierbaum

The crazy knucklehead is here, watching your...

The crazy knucklehead is here, watching your video from his nice toasty house... :innocent:
04-28-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,070
Posted By David Bierbaum

You know, now I'm wondering, do they make...

You know, now I'm wondering, do they make recumbent full-suspension mountain bikes? or gravel/CX recumbents?

"Hurries off to Google."

Okay, looking at the Revolution Defiance trike and Vision...
04-28-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By David Bierbaum

I was spoiled last year, because I could take Mom...

I was spoiled last year, because I could take Mom up to Alvareita's School of Beauty, where she could get her hair done for cheap, and it was right next to the trail at the "Historic Leclaire" water...
04-28-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By David Bierbaum

Great Scott! How long since I've been here?

You ever have one of those moments when you realize you've not been to one of your favorite sites in a long time, without even noticing?

It's time for me to check in, and see how everyone is...
10-18-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By David Bierbaum

56th Birthday present impressions.

For my birthday, I received a pair of folding bead 700x38C Vittoria Adventure Trail tires (on closeout), which replaced my Maxxis Overdrive tires (the rear was really worn down), and now that I've...
09-18-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By David Bierbaum

Thanks. Both old and new were 700C x 38mm. I...

Thanks. Both old and new were 700C x 38mm. I went from Maxxis Overdrives to this set of Vittoria Adventure Trail tires (bought for me on my birthday, on closeout). Trying to massage them into...
09-18-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,186
Posted By David Bierbaum

Holy Hullaballoo, Batman!

Holy Hullaballoo, Batman!
09-18-17, 05:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,186
Posted By David Bierbaum

A little throw-away factoid: Did you know,...

A little throw-away factoid: Did you know, Porsche has a line of bicycles?

It would have been awesomely ironic, if you had been riding a Porsche bicycle next to the Porsche car... ;)
09-18-17, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By David Bierbaum

First folding bead tires question.

With my old wire-bead tires, installing was a breeze, since the tire stayed pretty much round. Now that I have a new pair of (Vittoria Adventure Trail) folding bead tires, I'm going nuts, trying to...
08-15-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,298
Posted By David Bierbaum

I was trying to use my bicycle to catch up with...

I was trying to use my bicycle to catch up with my long lost youth, but pedal as hard as I might, I still ended up being dropped before the finish line was even in view... :)

Mostly, I'm just...
07-24-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By David Bierbaum

Tis far better to have a kit, and not have a...

Tis far better to have a kit, and not have a flat, than to have a flat, and not have a kit...

My emergency bag has two tubes and a patch kit. I usually just change tubes, and leave patching for...
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