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05-13-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,134
Posted By terrymorse

But does "intensive exercise" really shorten your...

But does "intensive exercise" really shorten your life?

This Copenhagen study of cyclists (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21450618/) found the opposite, that cyclists who rode with "fast...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 491
Posted By WorldIRC

Looking for a change :)

Looking for a change :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,198
Posted By znomit

That translates to "we can't move the sora at...

That translates to "we can't move the sora at that price".

Get the 105.
05-10-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Sy Reene

They should have warning signs at the 9W Market...

They should have warning signs at the 9W Market (aka Filling Station) about this. Worst bike rack design ever.
05-10-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By cxwrench

I would never push on the derailleur to fix it....

I would never push on the derailleur to fix it. I'd do what redcon1 posted...hold the button on the A junction til the red LED blinks, then pedal it. It will go to the large cog, then back down to...
05-10-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By redcon1

Sounds like crash mode enabled? Push the button...

Sounds like crash mode enabled? Push the button on the junction box for 5 seconds or more until red light flashes. Then pedal the crank and the derailleur will cycle through the cassette and reset.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By bruce19

I have a similar limitation. Broke my neck in a...

I have a similar limitation. Broke my neck in a crash almost 8 yrs ago. C1 & C2 fused but I can still use my Italian Road Bike mirror. Just lucky I guess.
05-05-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

If you are having issue with any of the...

If you are having issue with any of the moderation team, I would appreciated enlightenment so it can be handled. But since I didnt get any notification, I cannot fix what is broken.

It's not...
05-03-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,144
Posted By Herbus

I'm 83. Bought my first 10 speed in the late...

I'm 83. Bought my first 10 speed in the late '50's when I was a student at Long Beach State College. At the time, I was living in Whittier, which is east of LA. When I looked for a bike locally, all...
05-03-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,144
Posted By Artmo

My first bike in 1953 in England was a...

My first bike in 1953 in England was a nondescript upright single speed with rod-operated brakes, my second, a brand-new Raleigh Trent Tourist with 3-speed Sturmey Archer hub gear to which I added a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By DaveSSS

Keep in mind that etap 11 is just about dead. ...

Keep in mind that etap 11 is just about dead. Parts are hard to find.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By cxwrench

Absolutely. Just don't forget the etap...

Absolutely.



Just don't forget the etap shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By GlennR

Now i have 100 new "friends". ;)

Now i have 100 new "friends". ;)
04-30-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,144
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Back in the early days of 10-speeds, chainrings...

Back in the early days of 10-speeds, chainrings didn't have ramps or pins, so shifting wasn't quite as reliable as it is now. On my Legnano, the chainrings were 48 and 52 IIRC. The 5-speed freewheel...
04-30-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,144
Posted By davester

Sure. My 1974 Cinelli is set up with a...

Sure. My 1974 Cinelli is set up with a 32-24-20-16-13 freewheel with 47-42 chainrings. As you can see from this gear chart, that is a perfect half-step:...
04-29-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,144
Posted By davester

Half step means that the big jumps in gear ratios...

Half step means that the big jumps in gear ratios are between the rear cogs and small jumps are between the chainrings. This is the opposite of modern bikes. For this to happen, the jump between...
Forum: Southwest
04-25-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By locolobo13

I rode it Friday. Weather still nice, warm but...

I rode it Friday. Weather still nice, warm but not hot. A little breezy in the afternoon but I was riding slightly downhill at the time. Stayed at the Super 8 at Grant Rd near I10. Practically on the...
04-25-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,311
Posted By Road Fan

In a long drive an external rack on one of the...

In a long drive an external rack on one of the Prius' cut the MPG from 45 hwy to 33 hwy. Plus rain, snow, and other precip and external exposure. We do use an Allen rack for nearby pedaling trips.
04-24-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,311
Posted By 70sSanO

We looked at a lot of SUV’s and vans. We had a...

We looked at a lot of SUV’s and vans. We had a Dodge Durango that we were able to fit the bikes into. The problem we found was that most SUV’s didn’t have a high enough roof line. We were resigned...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,825
Posted By HTupolev

Any or all of the above. Also to keep the hands...

Any or all of the above. Also to keep the hands warm in cold weather. Some gloves also contain padding to cushion the hands, which some people like. It can also be less convenient to keep a good...
04-14-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,789
Posted By woodcraft

With so much 'bent advocacy, I'd expect more...

With so much 'bent advocacy, I'd expect more bikes!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By datlas

I can't answer the question, but every time I...

I can't answer the question, but every time I read "NSW" wheels my brain sees "NSFW." :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,751
Posted By topflightpro

Carbon is fine. They make cars, airplanes...

Carbon is fine.

They make cars, airplanes and boats out of it too.
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9,881
Views: 2,037,402
Posted By EJ123

What a fantastic song. will have to look into her...

What a fantastic song. will have to look into her others. And that was from 1998 :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,450
Posted By ooga-booga

that's what the garmin varia radar is for...just...

that's what the garmin varia radar is for...just sayin.'
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By DomaneS5

I'm still in mourning that Wahoo didn't bring...

I'm still in mourning that Wahoo didn't bring back the Speedplay Frogs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,501
Posted By genejockey

Well, there's terminal velocity.

Well, there's terminal velocity.
04-03-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,204
Posted By big john

As an alcoholic, I can assure you they are not...

As an alcoholic, I can assure you they are not similar experiences, not even close. I can't imagine trying to ride a bicycle or motorcycle while drunk.
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,715
Views: 163,477
Posted By gios

https://youtu.be/lBlVARagiSk

https://youtu.be/lBlVARagiSk
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 965
Posted By indyfabz

We had a Club and used it regularly. Countless...

We had a Club and used it regularly. Countless people in the “big city” did.
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 965
Posted By alo

These were good, as they made it obvious to...

These were good, as they made it obvious to potential thieves that stealing the car would be more difficult. In certain places, they would still be a good idea.
03-26-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 216,610
Posted By Clyde1820

He had an essay back in the early '90s with that...

He had an essay back in the early '90s with that sentiment. (Can't recall which of the books your reference came from, but here's this one, speaking of life in the Pacific Northwest's rainy Oregon.)...
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 132,781
Posted By hazetguy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdKzRTju4yk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdKzRTju4yk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrmtAQvmfN8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1XGQX98reM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

This is the perfect setup. Once you've used the...

This is the perfect setup. Once you've used the Road Morph, you'll never use anything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,681
Posted By mstateglfr

Thanks- its a frame I built in a local class a...

Thanks- its a frame I built in a local class a few years ago. We met Sunday afternoons for a little over a few months and did everything from a full scale hand drawn design, to lug design, to...
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By rsbob

Forums and Responses. Too funny and too true

Read this in another group I’m part of and could NOT STOP LAUGHING. 🤣💡

Q: How many group members does it take to change a light bulb ?

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,574
Posted By msu2001la

I may be more conservative than others on this...

I may be more conservative than others on this topic, but I'd say "when most/everyone else is vaccinated" I'll return to group rides, and even then I'll probably be very conscious of the number of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,574
Posted By surak

When vaccinated, yeah. I have done some rides at...

When vaccinated, yeah. I have done some rides at casual pace with groups, masked, but no fast pacelining where I have to breathe hard. I suspect outdoor activities are very unlikely to lead to...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,621
Posted By grizzly59

Lacrosse stick. Small dogs- attack length, medium...

Lacrosse stick. Small dogs- attack length, medium dogs- well, duh, a middie stick, large dogs- defense stick. Jumbo dogs- goalie stick, but for strength and proper leverage an ash handle may be...
03-11-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,188
Posted By Velo Mule

You are lucky Trakhak , at least, so far. Some...

You are lucky Trakhak , at least, so far. Some men when they age get enlarged prostates, some get prostate cancer. The problem is that when peeing (or trying to) it is not possible to empty the...
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9,881
Views: 2,037,402
Posted By Shimagnolo

A former co-worker (who is also a bass player),...

A former co-worker (who is also a bass player), just found this;
Possibly the most improbable cover I've ever heard:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHallSdt738
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 364,796
Posted By Hiro11

I've been riding in groups for almost 35 years....

I've been riding in groups for almost 35 years. The "rules" of group riding have been the same for that entire time. There's an unquestionably right way to do it. I had a coach in high school who was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 364,796
Posted By merlinextraligh

People tend to regret the things they didn’t do...

People tend to regret the things they didn’t do much more than the things they did.
03-07-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By wphamilton

I'd like to think so, but I'm pretty hard-headed...

I'd like to think so, but I'm pretty hard-headed so I'd probably do it again. Learning that you're not unbreakable any more, that one's hard to ignore.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 364,796
Posted By Koyote

Exactly my experience. In fact, just the other...

Exactly my experience. In fact, just the other day, I was wondering what happened to this thread...And now, here it is again.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 364,796
Posted By caloso

It's been a year since I've been on a group ride....

It's been a year since I've been on a group ride. I miss the yelling.
03-03-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 216,610
Posted By Clyde1820

Contact -- the 1985 novel by Carl Sagan.

Contact -- the 1985 novel by Carl Sagan.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,292
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Two thoughts: 1) My theory is that diet pop...

Two thoughts:

1) My theory is that diet pop is worse for you than sugary pop. Sugar isn't great but at least it is actually a foodstuff. Artificial sweeteners not so much.
2) As someone...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,292
Posted By coffeesnob

diet sodas can make you feel hungry

diet sodas can make you feel hungry
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 679
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Time is the indefinite continued progress...

Time is the indefinite continued progress (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequence) of existence (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Existence) and events (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Event_(philosophy))...
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