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04-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That guy was so prolific. There probably isn't...

That guy was so prolific. There probably isn't any possible experience there isn't a Heinlein story about. I wasn't crazy about his writing, but he had the best ideas. Really fascinating, well...
04-05-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By jppe

Yesterday, 104 miles with 3500í of hills. Some...

Yesterday, 104 miles with 3500í of hills. Some nagging headwind the first 65 miles but not as bad coming back to the house. Weather was spectacular. I felt pretty strong at the finish which was...
04-05-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By Sertsa

Took a ride around isolated trails this morning,...

Took a ride around isolated trails this morning, glanced through my Strava history, and saw I've hidden a little over 100kms (60 mi) since taking my first ride in about 30 years on March 22nd. I...
04-05-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By bent4me

Steel is Real

My new Motobecane Cafe 11.

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Magic Carpet Ride!!!
04-04-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54,991
Views: 7,814,916
Posted By Bianchigirll

Thanks. beautiful work ...

Thanks. beautiful work

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http://www.classicrendezvous.com/images/French/Limongi_Pepi/Mixte_1977_KKruger/5.jpg
04-04-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7,508
Views: 2,296,099
Posted By denada

check out what the guy did with the trek 700 he...

check out what the guy did with the trek 700 he bought from me ...

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04-04-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By OldTryGuy

No curfew overnight so it was 46 miles under a...

No curfew overnight so it was 46 miles under a star studded, 74+% Waxing Gibbous Moon with almost no wind.
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By downtube42

I used to work with a guy who'd start stressing...

I used to work with a guy who'd start stressing whenever the market was down. The more days in a row it was down, the worse he got. Finally couldn't take it any more and he'd sell. The next day, he'd...
04-03-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By wgscott

The SARS-2 coronoavirus genome and the proteins it encodes

There is a nice, not terribly technical, review of this in the New York Times:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/03/science/coronavirus-genome-bad-news-wrapped-in-protein.html


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04-02-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By Wildwood

Out for a ride around Cougar Mt. Enough climbing...

Out for a ride around Cougar Mt. Enough climbing to make me sweat. Knees donít really like out of saddle much. Anyway, on to the pics.

May Valley is still a bit waterlogged

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04-02-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 99,157
Posted By kaliayev

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1990 750.
04-02-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By Andy_K

Thatís kind of what happened to me to. I bought a...

Thatís kind of what happened to me to. I bought a steel bike to ride to work when I wanted something sporty, so I could keep my nice carbon bike clean. I sold the carbon bike about two years ago.
Forum: Commuting
04-01-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By Bizman

Today I came up with the idea that even though my...

Today I came up with the idea that even though my life and work is shut down I will still commute to my work to see if it’s opened back up yet, yes loaded with everything I normally would take, this...
04-01-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By Nemosengineer

Passing C&V On To Others

A while back workmate friend of mine "Bill" who was vintage curious was questioning me on the virtuous of steel, having grown up on the first wave of tigged aluminum frames. One thing led to another...
04-01-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out...

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out on a socially-distant 16 mile ride this afternoon.

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04-01-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 980
Posted By JayKay3000

I remember when I got into mountain biking I...

I remember when I got into mountain biking I thought the same as the OP, some years later I found myself on a mountain still thinking that mountain biking was hard. :lol:
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04-01-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By 79pmooney

Thank you for posting. We need to hear from more...

Thank you for posting. We need to hear from more positives. The more we hear, the sooner our denial cracks.
04-01-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By tds101

I have Sars-CoV-2/Covid-19,...and it sux,...

I'm home, recovering as it may, from the coronavirus. I'm living on Long Island, in NY,...the epicenter of the USA pandemic. I've had multiple coworkers die, including their family members. I'm one...
03-31-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 111,107
Posted By Slightspeed

Here's today's bars pic, on a lightly used dirt...

Here's today's bars pic, on a lightly used dirt trail on the back side of Chatsworth Park. Only saw a couple of walkers, no other bikes. Great day to ride....
03-31-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By AlmostTrick

It's not "lame" :rolleyes: at all. The change...

It's not "lame" :rolleyes: at all. The change makes perfect sense. Now it's easy to avoid seeing them if you're not interested, and if you are they are all in one place. Great job, moderators!
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 532
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Reality has set in

Yup, to the shop towels now. Oh well better than North Korea :lol: NOT POLITICAL!!!! :lol:

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03-31-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,391
Posted By northbend

The Empty Road Photo Thread

Got any pictures of great roads you have ridden?
Share them here so we can vicariously join you on that great ride you had.
I'll start with Death Valley's Artist Drive...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By BobbyG

Losing My Mojo...

For me, the great thing about bike commuting is how it kills 3 birds with one stone.

Obviously it's my daily fitness.

Then there's the gumption factor. Unlike with stationary exercise...
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 647
Posted By genec

Hardly. Been there, done that. Was raised in...

Hardly.

Been there, done that. Was raised in Fort Worth... avoided Dallas like the plague... it was "the big city." Fort Worth is "where the west begins." (For the record, they drink white wine in...
03-30-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By wgscott

I bought this about 10 years ago: (Trek...

I bought this about 10 years ago:

(Trek T-900)
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I hauled kids on it. I...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By Olefeller77

That is a nice riding surface . To find that here...

That is a nice riding surface . To find that here one would have to follow the tar truck. lol
03-30-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By eom

The Bike You Gave Away

Because we could all use a story to make us smile.
Show and tell the one you passed along to someone who needed it more than you did. Inspired by this post. Re-homed my '89 Specialized Hard Rock for...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I like social isolation

The road to myself


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03-29-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By ascherer

My wife and I attended a virtual cocktail party...

My wife and I attended a virtual cocktail party last night. We're in Manhattan, one couple in Minnesota, two in CA....
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 647
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I always assumed that...

...social distancing was the thing to do, virus or no virus. :roflmao2:

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03-29-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By gugie

Meeting up in the time of Quarantine

One of the many things I miss is getting together with my C&V friends. Last weekend I rode over to Andy_K 's house. We shared a beer at a social distance, watching below his house as many people...
03-29-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup the old man is going all Jeff Spicoli again...

Yup the old man is going all Jeff Spicoli again :roflmao2:

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03-29-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,755
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Don't let this guy pass his rage demons to you.

Don't let this guy pass his rage demons to you.
03-29-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,755
Posted By bpcyclist

Abusive "Cyclist" On Morning Ride Rant

So, headed out early this morning for a nice, easy 30 miler. Still dark, nobody out. Post-apocalyptic traffic situation. Sitting at a red light with a lone car to my left, waiting for it to turn....
03-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By JanMM

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry....

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry. Saturday rode 9 miles with spouse - stopped because of rain that wasn't due till several hours later.
Later that same day ............got out for 8...
03-29-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,143
Posted By xiaoman1

Too bad, at least 2 good photos of the thieves...

Too bad, at least 2 good photos of the thieves and a pic of what one of them is riding...should be helpful in finding them...it should be har to sell the bike because of its rarity, etc.
If the shop...
03-28-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,168
Posted By canklecat

Bleach is unnecessary. The main defense most...

Bleach is unnecessary. The main defense most viruses and bacteria have is a lipid membrane that breaks down easily with soap and hot water. Ordinary Dawn detergent and hot water will do.

Recently...
03-28-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,168
Posted By billridesbikes

Why bleach? Did you guys murder someone and have...

Why bleach? Did you guys murder someone and have to remove all trace evidence? :)
Bleach (NaClO) is corrosive to most metals, and it could also interact with compounds of the epoxy that holds...
03-28-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By xiaoman1

The wind has died down and I applied a coat of...

The wind has died down and I applied a coat of paint on the stays.
If you notice, I never use a hard edge to mask the area to be painted. I find it much easier to "blend the paint in using this type...
03-28-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By Goosecheck

Took a ride in the wayback machine this morning

Another day, another bike, another ride. Took my Ď84 Bianchi Professional out for 18 miles this morning. 46 degrees and cloudy. I set the wayback machine to 1985. The trip back in time went...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,984
Posted By MoAlpha

It's like having an F-35 Lightning II under your...

It's like having an F-35 Lightning II under your carport, instead of a Kia. Don't get one unless you're ready.
03-27-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,105
Posted By Miele Man

That reminds me of a joke about two car drivers. ...

That reminds me of a joke about two car drivers.

One driver is driving a car with a passenger in it. He's driving at a good speed and comes to a red light and blows right through it.

Passenger...
03-27-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By JoeyBike

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03-27-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By RubeRad

oopx, looks like I was very wrong ...

oopx, looks like I was very wrong
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03-27-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You wouldn't like it here.

You wouldn't like it here.
03-27-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,639
Posted By Machka

Only one week??

Only one week??
03-26-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Ride Bianchi

37 years later, I finally rode my dream bike

Back in high school, I used to dream of owning a '84 Bianchi Super Leggera. I memorized every detail about it from the Bianchi catalog I had picked up at Happy Handlebars on the eastside of...
03-26-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25,059
Views: 2,415,176
Posted By Batstar

Hit one of the many trails in our fair city...

Hit one of the many trails in our fair city today. This one called Heritage Ranch is a loop popular with cross country skiers. Still plenty of snow in our region as evident in the pics.
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03-26-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By JoeyBike

I'm back on the bike thanks to C-19.

Thanks to the current "Stay At Home" orders in my state (Louisiana) our street grid in New Orleans have become a mostly deserted cycling utopia. Given that our medical professionals have enough to...
03-26-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By TakingMyTime

My walks in the park are one of the few things...

My walks in the park are one of the few things that are making all this bearable.
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