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Forum: Commuting
04-22-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,369
Posted By wphamilton

Some people keep 2 or 3 chains and rotate them...

Some people keep 2 or 3 chains and rotate them every 1000 miles, until both the chains and cassette are worn out. It makes more sense than the LBS recommendation, since the cassette lasts 2-3 times...
04-13-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,249
Posted By cj3209

"Yup. Starvation should only be attempted under...

"Yup. Starvation should only be attempted under close medical supervision or for political purposes."

Agreed. Although Intermittent Fasting does work and is relatively safe as you are basically...
04-02-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,733
Posted By gios

I try to keep my fasted cycling rides around the...

I try to keep my fasted cycling rides around the one hour mark. My ride yesterday was at the 26 hour fasting mark. At any rate, if something is wrong your body will be sure to communicate this to...
04-01-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,733
Posted By alo

I think this topic could be separated into casual...

I think this topic could be separated into casual riders who take it relatively easy, and those who push themselves to the maximum. The best approach, is different for each group.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Papa Tom

Not only do I acknowledge all the walkers on my...

Not only do I acknowledge all the walkers on my route, I also try to connect with as many drivers as possible. Creating a human connection with motorists can only make them look out for you a bit...
03-02-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,492
Posted By ooga-booga

a total of 30 miles split between two rides. one...

a total of 30 miles split between two rides. one out near jamul and up jamul dr/skyline truck trail until the borderline too windy to ride out there
wind forecast made itself readily apparent as...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,369
Posted By sweeks

Sounds like the LBS owner likes to sell chains....

Sounds like the LBS owner likes to sell chains. As others have noted, if you change the chain when it reaches a moderate amount of elongation you will prolong the life of the cassette *and* save...
02-23-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,365
Posted By Milton Keynes

So here's the thing... if someone gave me a...

So here's the thing... if someone gave me a billion dollars to stop cycling, I'd never have to work again. But then I'd have all this free time I'd wish I could be out cycling, When I'm at work and...
02-22-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,492
Posted By ooga-booga

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up...

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up to union station in dtown la. headed south on alameda, then zigzagged thru dtown to hit venice blvd for a while. hopped over south to washington and...
02-22-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By skidder

Did you stop wearing that furry helmet with the...

Did you stop wearing that furry helmet with the bison horns sticking out of it while on the MUP?
02-21-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,072
Posted By JayKay3000

More people on bikes, less car use = Good

More people on bikes, less car use = Good
02-20-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,492
Posted By Mazatleco17

18 flat miles (774ft elevation) around Covina,...

18 flat miles (774ft elevation) around Covina, San Dimas, Glendora area, getting back into riding my old trusty Allez (some upgrades were made)
Forum: Commuting
02-18-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,369
Posted By noglider

You should replace your chain when it is...

You should replace your chain when it is elongated. There is no way to know how many miles that takes because it depends heavily on riding conditions and the cleanliness of your chain. If you ride...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,369
Posted By pdlamb

Just guessing, but if you've ridden ~60,000 miles...

Just guessing, but if you've ridden ~60,000 miles on your bike, when the shifting becomes unacceptable you'll probably need new chainrings, cassette, and chain. My best guess is it'll cost you more...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,369
Posted By Brett A

I've always used 1,000 miles as a rule of thumb....

I've always used 1,000 miles as a rule of thumb. What happens over time is the chain stretches and the pins get farther apart. The chain rings and cassette wear to accommodate that new spacing, and...
02-17-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,492
Posted By TakingMyTime

Don't be so sure of yourself. That ride would...

Don't be so sure of yourself. That ride would have probably killed me. Sounds like an awesome ride and you finished. No matter what or how you feel about your ride, everyone's welcome to post it...
02-17-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,492
Posted By CAT7RDR

Forced myself over to Turnbull Cyn for some...

Forced myself over to Turnbull Cyn for some repeats. Nice partly cloudy day in the 60's. Saw a couple dozen riders today and a few I passed a few times as they were into repeats.
Rear tire tread is...
02-17-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,492
Posted By ooga-booga

maybe. maybe not. the main thing is to try and...

maybe. maybe not. the main thing is to try and challenge yourself occasionally +/-, get out and enjoy your choices always and to keep the rubber side down.

you picked a hard and beautiful stretch...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By Road commuter

Commuting by bike was the best

Just saying. Commuting can be fun!

Recently retired. Rode just over 58,000 km commuting by bike during my last 13 years. Couldn't have survived the drudgery without it lol

Ride safe!!! David
02-10-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,077
Posted By Phil_gretz

Wait for all of the battery failures and...

Wait for all of the battery failures and batteries thrown into landfills. Yay! Help me to understand why this segment requires Gov't assistance to modulate demand.
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,886
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
02-03-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,886
Posted By jon c.

that's some kind of creepy

that's some kind of creepy
02-02-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,066
Posted By Koyote

This is a great sentiment. Let's also remember...

This is a great sentiment. Let's also remember this info, from the forum guidelines that are listed in the FAQs:

Intelligence

We’re a community with quality standards and expect our members...
02-02-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,066
Posted By BillyD

Well said. :thumb:

Well said. :thumb:
02-02-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,066
Posted By rydabent

Be nice

I am posting this on some of my other cycling forums.

BE NICE

Quite often a new or somewhat new member will ask a question that has maybe even been done to death before. But unless this new...
01-28-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

63-spot.

63-spot.
01-24-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,282
Posted By mack_turtle

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat...

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat Americans. the rest of the world has to size down if the product was designed by Americans.
01-23-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

20-spot between periods of rain.

20-spot between periods of rain.
01-23-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By Troul

22 miles inside while it was 15F outside. ...

22 miles inside while it was 15F outside.



Achieved 31.
01-22-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

25-spot successfully dodging rainclouds and...

25-spot successfully dodging rainclouds and mixing in a quickie mexigrub lunch enroute.
01-22-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By Troul

in-progress: 24.9 miles Targeting: 29.5 ...

in-progress: 24.9 miles
Targeting: 29.5

This has been one of your tentative weekly updates.
01-21-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

50-spot in the high/low desert area eastern san...

50-spot in the high/low desert area eastern san diego county. messed up shifting/rear der made it more "interesting" than it should have been.
low 60's-low 70's from noon to 4pm.
01-21-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ofajen

15 miles. It was up in the low 50s today so the...

15 miles. It was up in the low 50s today so the trails are soggy. My bike and I both turned the glorious color of mud splatter. :)

...
01-21-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By Troul

20 miles @ a rather high resistance.

20 miles @ a rather high resistance.
01-19-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

c-note on the 1985 steel pinarello.

c-note on the 1985 steel pinarello.
01-18-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By one4smoke

Oh... 50 miles today.

Oh... 50 miles today.
01-18-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By one4smoke

No sir, you definitely ain't gettin any here!...

No sir, you definitely ain't gettin any here! Saturday's ride at 37 - Sunday's at 41 - Today in the mid 40's I believe. All three days wind gusts up to 20 mph.

Nope... no sympathy here! ;)
01-18-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By jaxgtr

10 miles on the trainer on my lunch.

10 miles on the trainer on my lunch.
01-18-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

34-spot. wanted to ride another hour and stretch...

34-spot. wanted to ride another hour and stretch it into closer to 50 miles but the wind picked up and dropped the temps from low-70's
to mid-60's. shiver me timbers. packed up my tent and bounced....
01-18-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By bradybunch84

4.9 miles on this beautiful 70 degree day near...

4.9 miles on this beautiful 70 degree day near San Antonio. Just getting over a cold.
01-18-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By SVTNate

Only about a dozen. Lately I've been riding to...

Only about a dozen. Lately I've been riding to my local downtown area to hang out with friends on weekends, no long rides. Winter and early darkness sort of sap my will to do longer rides,...
01-18-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By Troul

30 cozy miles.

30 cozy miles.
01-10-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,769
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I need carbs. Not saying eat a dozen doughnuts...

I need carbs. Not saying eat a dozen doughnuts but good quality carbs (beer). If it works for you that is great I tried keto and it didn’t work for me.
01-07-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

easy 20-spot.

easy 20-spot.
01-07-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,769
Posted By jgwilliams

You might find this article...

You might find this article (https://drmalcolmkendrick.org/2020/11/03/dr-david-unwin-can-stop-people-dying-of-covid19/) from Dr. Malcolm Kendrick interesting. It's more about low carb than keto but I...
01-06-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,769
Posted By Toadmeister

Ive done keto a couple times now, just started...

Ive done keto a couple times now, just started again here Jan 1st.

in the past I had particular difficulty continuing keto one it got hot out and I was sweating my balls off while cycling. I found...
01-06-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,769
Posted By Toadmeister

Says you. You sound awfully judgmental and in no...

Says you. You sound awfully judgmental and in no way did you help contribute to the OPs question.

Keto or other diets are a means to an end, some people need to go there just like some people need...
01-06-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 29,428
Posted By AllWeatherJeff

I ride 125 miles per week average while on keto. ...

I ride 125 miles per week average while on keto.

In november i rode nearly 600 miles with 32,000 feet of elevation.
01-02-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By one4smoke

40 miles on a cool day. Had to get it in quick...

40 miles on a cool day. Had to get it in quick (for me at least) at 16.4.
01-01-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 212,150
Posted By ooga-booga

two small rides totaling 32 miles to get the 2021...

two small rides totaling 32 miles to get the 2021 ball rolling.
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