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07-08-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By Iride01

You insurance agent might know more about what...

You insurance agent might know more about what coverage you have than we do. What kind of coverage and what insurance company you are insured by probably makes a difference.
06-29-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,764
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Based on the thread title, I thought the OP put a...

Based on the thread title, I thought the OP put a Shimano gruppo on a Colnago or Pegoretti.
06-19-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,668
Posted By tomato coupe

It's a little known fact that the U.S. originally...

It's a little known fact that the U.S. originally planned to drop a steam locomotive on Nagasaki.
06-17-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,506
Posted By noimagination

Riding the tandem with my wife. We had the...

Riding the tandem with my wife. We had the temerity to make a left hand turn, impeding a following driver for a few seconds. They then decided to take the time to chase us down and tell us to "get...
06-17-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 709
Posted By oneclick

Likely yes. Check for cracks, if none, drill...

Likely yes.

Check for cracks, if none, drill (a) hole(s) at the top of the expansion slot(s) and bring it back to life.
06-15-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,458
Posted By LarrySellerz

The idea that a few bad apples are ruining the...

The idea that a few bad apples are ruining the bunch and causing ire amongst cars is flawed reasoning, cars are annoyed by cyclists existence and it will always be that way.
06-07-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,590
Posted By ofajen

Sorry, I’ll pass on the opinions but here’s the...

Sorry, I’ll pass on the opinions but here’s the explanation of the Silca calculator along with a good discussion on the overall topic of rolling resistance of tire casings, the impedance of surfaces...
06-01-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,432
Posted By livedarklions

It's almost like Wiggle is a commercial...

It's almost like Wiggle is a commercial enterprise attempting to maximize profit. Those crooks!
05-31-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,432
Posted By tomato coupe

Can you point to the doll where Wiggle touched...

Can you point to the doll where Wiggle touched you?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,602
Posted By PeteHski

Even more amazing is how people who haven't...

Even more amazing is how people who haven't bought a new bike in decades try to tell you that their old bike is technically superior to anything on the market today.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By Bah Humbug

I think you need to spread some butter on in and...

I think you need to spread some butter on in and take a bite to be sure.
05-28-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,109
Posted By genejockey

Again, and I'll speak slowly, so you'll...

Again, and I'll speak slowly, so you'll understand: If Titanium has some property that makes it useful for a pro, that property does not disappear under an amateur. If a bike can be made with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,326
Posted By rsbob

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05-26-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,419
Posted By livedarklions

Juvenile prosecutor makes the charging decisions,...

Juvenile prosecutor makes the charging decisions, but the detective's recommendations carry a lot of weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,326
Posted By oxman

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Near Acton, Ontario, Canada from a few weeks ago, before all the leaves had...
05-14-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Ride of Silence 2022 this coming Wednesday May 18th

If your area cyclist advocacy group or club participates in the National Ride of Silence a reminder it's coming up this Wednesday. We're fortunate in our local area to have a very active spokesperson...
05-06-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,904
Posted By livedarklions

Your concern wasn't safety, that's a...

Your concern wasn't safety, that's a rationalization. If he's on the road legally (was he required to ride in the side lane?) "you might hurt someone by angering a driver so bad that the driver goes...
05-01-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By WhyFi

Ride the hell out of 'em and don't give them...

Ride the hell out of 'em and don't give them enough time to grow old?
04-29-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,320
Posted By noimagination

Hear, hear. I truly don't understand the...

Hear, hear.

I truly don't understand the attitudes of some of the posters on this thread who consider themselves "cyclists" but who, evidently, think that cyclists should be cowering in the...
04-29-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,320
Posted By livedarklions

The vast majority of people commenting in this...

The vast majority of people commenting in this thread are motorists. I am. I can say with no doubt that no one would comment on or even remember a similar "delay" if it had been caused by another...
04-22-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,336
Posted By FBOATSB

The mother of all sirens is the Federal Signal...

The mother of all sirens is the Federal Signal Corporation Q-Siren (https://www.fedsig.com/product/q-siren) mounted on the front of most all fire apparatus in all it's chrome glory, as mentioned by...
04-22-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,750
Posted By WhyFi

Are you Minnesotan? Because exactly that happened...

Are you Minnesotan? Because exactly that happened here.
04-19-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,320
Posted By livedarklions

Hey, we agree on something!

Hey, we agree on something!
04-19-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,826
Posted By livedarklions

https://ih1.redbubble.net/image.1778324964.5624/po...

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04-19-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,320
Posted By rydabent

Pondering this further, everyone has to be...

Pondering this further, everyone has to be somewhere. We all live in a fairly crowed society, deal with it. If you feel cyclist slow you down on your usual route, leave earlier.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,614
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You guys should see my legs after an hour with...

You guys should see my legs after an hour with kittens! :eek:
04-13-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,898
Posted By merlinextraligh

Our Co-Motion Java tandem came with mechanical...

Our Co-Motion Java tandem came with mechanical Spyres. The braking was not adequate for us on the steep descents in the Appalachian mountains.

We upgraded to the Trp/hybrids and while they aren’t...
04-10-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,374
Posted By livedarklions

Look, there's a lot of room between the stupidity...

Look, there's a lot of room between the stupidity of charging down a yellow line and your implied duty for us to keep out of drivers' ways. No, I'm not going to ride on a sidewalk (illegal in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,656
Posted By merlinextraligh

As for the lawsuit, Rene Herse’s big problem is...

As for the lawsuit, Rene Herse’s big problem is spoliation of evidence in not preserving the tire. At a minimum the plaintiff gets a jury instruction that the tire would have been helpful in proving...
04-06-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,178
Posted By livedarklions

I'm a cheap bastard who finds riding '90s era...

I'm a cheap bastard who finds riding '90s era brifter bikes fun.
03-29-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,256
Posted By Koyote

Ah, so you've met my sister-in-law.

Ah, so you've met my sister-in-law.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 03:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,091
Posted By waters60

My Campy Bora freehub is so loud it works like a...

My Campy Bora freehub is so loud it works like a bell but an additional “ on your left “ makes sure.
03-27-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,352
Posted By Polaris OBark

Snake

Snake
03-26-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,983
Posted By cyccommute

If the wheel has spokes that become loose enough...

If the wheel has spokes that become loose enough to tighten by hand, you are risking sudden collapse. Spokes under tension will stand up to an incredible amount of force. Spokes that aren’t under...
03-26-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,983
Posted By wolfchild

Loose spokes = cracked rim.

Loose spokes = cracked rim.
03-21-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By Ogsarg

I second cyclemeter free but I think if you use...

I second cyclemeter free but I think if you use it a bit, you won't mind paying the 10 bucks a year for the extra features it offers.
03-21-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By spelger

CycleMeter. Free. If you pay you get sensor...

CycleMeter. Free. If you pay you get sensor support. i've used the free version on iPhone, and Android. the pay version on Android now.
03-16-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,256
Posted By zandoval

I have been wearing brightly colored V-Neck...

I have been wearing brightly colored V-Neck soccer (football) shirts for years. They last a long time, fit close to the body, wick away sweat, don't cost much, and do not offend as I am a fat guy.
...
03-15-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By JoeShellharbour

I never brake consistantly on front rear or both...

I never brake consistantly on front rear or both .
It is best to cadence brake by releasing one for a few seconds reaply then release the other for same time reaply etc. this gives the disc and pads...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-25-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 62,542
Posted By GrainBrain

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02-25-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,162
Posted By livedarklions

OK, so you're obviously missing mr_bill 's...

OK, so you're obviously missing mr_bill 's point--he was pointing out that you're merely speculating as to what's likely and relevant without any specific knowledge of what happened or even where it...
02-24-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,509
Posted By ted_major

I can ride 45mph…

if you round:

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"I've developed a novel propulsion system...
02-24-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,162
Posted By mr_bill

This thread is of course not going well. ...

This thread is of course not going well.

James Ray Jones has been charged with leaving the scene AND manslaughter.

But please, stop speculating, without evidence, on how Christopher West may be...
02-23-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,162
Posted By livedarklions

It's almost like the charges are dependent on the...

It's almost like the charges are dependent on the facts that actually can be proven, and that the elements that need to be proven for criminally convicting someone for hitting a person are completely...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-21-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 62,542
Posted By Hypno Toad

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,039
Posted By PeteHski

The reason we balance car wheels is to prevent...

The reason we balance car wheels is to prevent vibration at resonant frequencies. It has nothing to do with steering, traction, wear or gas mileage. An out of balance car wheel will often vibrate...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-19-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 62,542
Posted By Hypno Toad

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-18-22, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,775
Posted By Benlplant

Win for the good guys

Thought I would end this forum on a good note. With the help of local police and a lot of things going the right way, I was able to get my bike back relatively easily!
02-17-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,052
Posted By seypat

That's so it'll look like it's still being used...

That's so it'll look like it's still being used when it becomes a clothes hanger. :roflmao:
02-16-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,162
Posted By mr_bill

Here...

Here (https://www.google.com/maps/@30.4398525,-94.7147086,3a,32.2y,270.38h,80.77t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1scDm1YCvqUnTmGz1IdawxFw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!5m1!1e3) are your "twisties." The "twisties" have...
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