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09-02-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,584
Posted By slcbob

That's a good question. Maybe a harder one to...

That's a good question. Maybe a harder one to answer is "how the heck do they stop them?"
09-02-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,397
Posted By slcbob

Speaking of the devil, I saw this go by recently...

Speaking of the devil, I saw this go by recently c/o Google creeper's suggested links, which I blame on having read this thread.
...
09-01-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,584
Posted By surak

I expected the stage to finish later, tuned in...

I expected the stage to finish later, tuned in and it was already over. I rewound my stream a bit, saw Roglic was already ahead of Bernal. Rewound some more, same. Surprised how early he attacked,...
08-30-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,397
Posted By dbf73

He and Christian are doing Vuelta broadcast on...

He and Christian are doing Vuelta broadcast on the Olympic channel
08-07-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,125
Posted By John E

The key is to secure your financial freedom. Once...

The key is to secure your financial freedom. Once you no longer need the paycheck, work is a lot more enjoyable, with the knowledge that you can quit, retire, or change jobs any time. No material...
07-21-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,471
Posted By Darth Lefty

OK, seems I've got a few minutes, let's do it by...

OK, seems I've got a few minutes, let's do it by day.

Times in Japan local, GMT+9, 13 hours ahead of EDT (GMT-4), 16 hours ahead of PDT (GMT-7). So an event at noon Sunday in Japan will be 11pm...
07-21-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,471
Posted By Darth Lefty

Olympic cycling schedule 2021

I thought at first to make this thread with a schedule of all the events or starting guns but the sheer number of track events made it seem like a tedious project so I'm going by category. Maybe I'll...
07-05-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,125
Posted By MinnMan

I dunno. Bernal vs. Roglic in the Vuelta,...

I dunno. Bernal vs. Roglic in the Vuelta, assuming both are healthy, seems like a great match-up to me.
06-24-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,261
Posted By dstrong

I signed up for Peacock this morning. After...

I signed up for Peacock this morning. After doing so, I received an e-mail with the subject: Welcome to the flock. I immediately thought "I bet that's not right", so I looked it up: "The San...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,550
Posted By Chandne

C'mon man, you know tenacity and persistence are...

C'mon man, you know tenacity and persistence are a cyclist's best traits. Why let them get the satisfaction of never seeing you show up again? You should start with "hey guys, great ride last time"...
06-23-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 33,211
Posted By rsbob

Hilarious! You made my day! I will remember...

Hilarious! You made my day! I will remember your advice for next time. :D
06-23-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,767
Posted By Shp4man

Some great replies here. This coming weekend I'll...

Some great replies here. This coming weekend I'll take one of the bikes out for a spin. I'm thinking an easy ride around Mission Bay (all flat) just to start. On the Schwinn. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,550
Posted By Dan333SP

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a...

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a shirtless, helmetless dude racing unaware strangers on a hybrid and crashing on a group ride... this forum does not disappoint.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,550
Posted By genejockey

Group riding isn't about being fast enough to...

Group riding isn't about being fast enough to keep up. Group riding is a set of skills, and experience shows that randos who show up intentionally dressed NOT to fit in are very unlikely to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,550
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By shed

Ended up buying the Conti GP 4 Seasons, so will...

Ended up buying the Conti GP 4 Seasons, so will lett you all know in a year's time how itt went.

Thanks All.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,271
Posted By MidTNBrad

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows...

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows through stop lights, runs 4 ways, or turns left across lanes where there's other traffic. That's what gives cyclist a bad name to the average Joe in a...
06-10-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By GBK233

Personal Best today 👍

I’m 53 yrs old and started riding a few months ago. Began with 3 mile rides at average of 16mph. Bumped it up to 10 mile rides that took me around 35 mins.

Been riding about 340 miles a month for...
06-10-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,261
Posted By Iride01

I just got off a chat session with Peacock. They...

I just got off a chat session with Peacock. They don't seem to be able to find information on what cycling events they are going to have available either.

My initial question was asking if they...
06-07-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,841
Posted By slcbob

I have $5 Strong VPN and they are very strong. I...

I have $5 Strong VPN and they are very strong. I don't understand how the free VPNs make money and would steer clear of them. Any of the top rated services (per a reputable rater) will be fine.
...
06-07-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,841
Posted By GrainBrain

no clue honestly, I just use Express VPN and pay...

no clue honestly, I just use Express VPN and pay for it. I haven't tried anything else.
06-06-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,718
Posted By Chicago Al

Watched the Dauphine on NBCSports. I have to say...

Watched the Dauphine on NBCSports. I have to say that after the Eurosports commentary on the Giro, it was pretty painful to listen to Steve Schlanger and Bobke. They're so...so...AMERICAN.

But...
05-10-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,262
Posted By indyfabz

I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,138
Posted By jaxgtr

Viper Red :love: ...

Viper Red :love:

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 555,197
Posted By ultrarider7

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Not quite empty, but close.
05-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By Boatdriver

Based on other suggestions, I toss the worn out...

Based on other suggestions, I toss the worn out rear tire, rotate my not bad front tire to the back and put a new tire in the front. That style of rotation keeps your front in good shape for turning...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,194
Posted By Eric F

Back when I was a go-fast racer-boy, there was a...

Back when I was a go-fast racer-boy, there was a guy who used to show up to one of the high-level group rides on a track bike (no brakes) on occasion. He was a very well-known regular in the group,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,194
Posted By big john

A guy showed up at our club start on a track...

A guy showed up at our club start on a track bike, complete with no brakes. Everyone told him to stay away.
05-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,007
Posted By terrymorse

Turned first pedals on a two-wheeler in 1965. ...

Turned first pedals on a two-wheeler in 1965.

First drop-bar road bike was a Bertin, ~1970, black with red label and bar tape, exactly like this one:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,761
Posted By terrymorse

Thanks. I'm old and have never been cool, so the...

Thanks. I'm old and have never been cool, so the 3" cuffs suit me fine.

Although those 6" Wollie Boolies are nice in Winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,581
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Park Tool Pizza Slicer 🙂 ...

Park Tool Pizza Slicer 🙂

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05-04-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By Hypno Toad

New Bike Day - SO DISTRACTED!

I placed an order for a new bike back in January, expecting it to arrive in March, but COVID-World makes everything slower. I got a call last night that the shop has my bike built and I set an...
05-02-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,811
Posted By Random11

Thanks to everyone who encouraged me to do the...

Thanks to everyone who encouraged me to do the time trials. I rode both the 5k and 10k time trials, and much to my surprise came in second in both--in my age group. There were five people in my age...
04-30-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Rolla

This chart from WTB...

This chart from WTB (https://www.wtb.com/pages/tire-rim-fit-chart) may be helpful.

...
04-29-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,007
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I'm not in the running, but since I just made...

I'm not in the running, but since I just made some pics after cleaning up my 1st bike I'm joining in. I fully expected to get a Schwinn Varsity as my 1st bike-store bike in the early 80's, but the...
04-27-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,230
Posted By bondaroo

I'm not a guy, but I'm in my 50s. The guys in my...

I'm not a guy, but I'm in my 50s. The guys in my family aren't into cars or how flashy or new they are. My dad, my brothers, my husband. Even my extended family, I can't think of one that is "into"...
04-26-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Darth Lefty

UCI XC-MTB World Cup sprint compilation from Red Bull

Neff is really caught sleeping in the first clip, you can see her startle. Lots of women's races in here. The MTB side does a much better job promoting that, I think
...
04-23-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,037
Posted By big chainring

Very funny. If you make it a habit to make...

Very funny.

If you make it a habit to make someone laugh or smile, or give a compliment, even a trivial one, you enrich their well being as well as yours.
04-22-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,230
Posted By Hypno Toad

I'm 51 and had a small number of cars, mostly for...

I'm 51 and had a small number of cars, mostly for financial reasons. The first car I owned was when I was in my 20s because I was a parent. My list is very boring:

198x Olds Cutlass (AKA gutless)...
04-21-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,037
Posted By jppe

Trek Bike Parody

You might enjoy this one. Way to go Trek!

I guess they’re targeting folks our age???

https://fb.watch/50zCy9m0EQ/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,247
Posted By IdahoSpud

The not-so-subtle insinuation is that I'm not...

The not-so-subtle insinuation is that I'm not social distancing. That insinuation is incorrect, so you have no worries on that account. I doubt that I'd care much for your company anyway, because...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,247
Posted By Litespud

I volunteered at a large vaccination center in my...

I volunteered at a large vaccination center in my town. Quite boring at times, because you’re saying/doing the same thing hundreds of times per shift. However, also very uplifting because the folks -...
03-19-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,945
Posted By Eric F

I will echo the advice of others...The plan to...

I will echo the advice of others...The plan to "hang off the back" is not good. First of all, you're going to get dropped if you can't take advantage of the draft of the pack. Staying in the mix...
03-16-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,605
Posted By big john

Some of us HATE toe clips and straps.

Some of us HATE toe clips and straps.
03-12-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,596
Posted By scottfsmith

Along with the frame material don’t forget about...

Along with the frame material don’t forget about those fat and cushy 38c’s that you have on the Trek 520.

In summary heres what us old stiff guys need for a good long road ride:

A shock...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,575
Posted By AUPedla

Yup on a Roadmachine, you can see why I need tan...

Yup on a Roadmachine, you can see why I need tan wall :)

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03-03-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By frjeff

Swagman Chinook

Thanks; you helped me decide on this one.
03-01-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,309
Posted By Eric F

You will get to the point pretty quickly where...

You will get to the point pretty quickly where unclipping becomes second nature, and getting your foot down isn't much slower than if your were riding clipless.
03-01-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,309
Posted By sjammer

Almost happened yesterday, but not at a stop...

Almost happened yesterday, but not at a stop sign. I had to stop real quick because of someone stepping out right in front of me. Luckily I was able to unclip and not hit anyone.
02-24-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By Kapusta

Typically, “dropping a foot” in a corner is not...

Typically, “dropping a foot” in a corner is not done to actually touch the ground with your foot but to change you balance on the bike. Putting a foot out to catch yourself “just in case” is usually...
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