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08-12-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 511
Posted By Toadmeister

Everything causes cancer. Especially in...

Everything causes cancer. Especially in California apparently...
08-11-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 974
Posted By Kapusta

ďThis food tastes fine. You are just eating it...

ďThis food tastes fine. You are just eating it wrong.Ē
08-11-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,230
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Keep in mind your computer will probably read...

Keep in mind your computer will probably read high because it's also feeling the sun (like you). The official temp can be 15-20F lower than what you're actually experiencing, especially with direct...
08-11-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,230
Posted By billyymc

Curious if you feel like the temp reading on your...

Curious if you feel like the temp reading on your Wahoo is accurate. Mine always seems to read high.

I think the answer to the original question is I know it when I feel it. When the humidity is...
08-11-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Retro Grouch

What are you trying to accomplish? I...

What are you trying to accomplish?

I thrashed with some pretty marginal bikes for decades trying to make them into something they weren't. It's all that I could afford at the time. My...
08-03-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,786
Posted By genejockey

Eh. I, and I think a lot of others, are inclined...

Eh. I, and I think a lot of others, are inclined to see it as a nice insurance policy that we didn't use to have, but now do. The key is putting it in perspective - I wouldn't skip a ride because...
08-03-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,786
Posted By Reflector Guy

Play it safe: Invite Mom to ride too.

Play it safe: Invite Mom to ride too.
08-02-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,786
Posted By 79pmooney

What is your solution for riding in a spot with low reception?

Easy. To ride, I pedal. Never noticed reception made any difference at all. My cell phone lives in one of those cloth, folding wallets with velcro so it will never bounce out of my pocket and...
08-02-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,786
Posted By Mulberry20

A satellite phone is must for anyone running...

A satellite phone is must for anyone running tubeless tires 🤣🤣🤣
07-31-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By icemilkcoffee

yup. Any time you cut open carbon fiber you need...

yup. Any time you cut open carbon fiber you need to seal the cut with epoxy.
07-30-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,810
Posted By indyfabz

I'm like Lot's wife when it comes to salt. I am...

I'm like Lot's wife when it comes to salt. I am made of it. Normal BP.
07-29-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By DrIsotope

A person who has never ridden a bicycle past the...

A person who has never ridden a bicycle past the end of the block could ride a century cold, with no preparation or training. It would probably take 15 hours, but they could do it. Riding a bike...
07-29-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,810
Posted By Danhedonia

Shrug re: veganaisse. I am mildly allergic to...

Shrug re: veganaisse. I am mildly allergic to eggs and have a heart problem and high LDL. Just looking to win any nutritional struggle I can.

It does taste good to me. Mayo type of taste, but...
07-28-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By msu2001la

Good point. I wonder if something like Pro's...

Good point. I wonder if something like Pro's Closet's "Certified Pre Owned" program would help? They offer a 30 day free return, plus a guaranteed buyback prices for up to 18 months.

It's also...
07-28-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By sdmc530

I will see what happens...I will post when I do. ...

I will see what happens...I will post when I do. I won't sell on CL just because of the hassle and you never know who your meeting up with. At least at a dealer you get robbed by a company lol
07-28-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,810
Posted By unterhausen

The number of people in this thread that don't...

The number of people in this thread that don't want to lose some weight can probably be counted on my left pinky. It just becomes ingrained after a while.
07-28-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,810
Posted By rydabent

The friend is right! Toting extra pounds up a...

The friend is right! Toting extra pounds up a hill is not a good thing if speed is your holy gail.

Aero bellies are only good for wind drag.
07-27-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By bruce19

Or just bi-cyclists.

Or just bi-cyclists.
07-25-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By FiftySix

I like the gargoyle. The other one should be...

I like the gargoyle. The other one should be called The Bug Eater. :D
07-23-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By Cougrrcj

Even on my commute (12.5 mi each way ) I carry a...

Even on my commute (12.5 mi each way ) I carry a pump that will allow full riding pressure, a spare tube AND a patch kit (along with tire levers). I distrust the CO2 chargers, so i carry a pump. ...
07-22-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By DrIsotope

My sunglass lenses are bigger than my everyday...

My sunglass lenses are bigger than my everyday glasses, for whatever that's worth. I don't think they're "huge" or "oversized," though. They're also prescription, so I shop for glasses with a...
07-20-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,423
Posted By BlazingPedals

I've heard of radial wires for almost as long as...

I've heard of radial wires for almost as long as I can remember, sometimes even referred to as "Michelin wires." But I think the most common source is truck tires. Trucks often use retreads, which...
07-20-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve had it happen overnight while touring.

Iíve had it happen overnight while touring.
07-19-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,423
Posted By 79pmooney

Vulcanizing as a process was developed to make...

Vulcanizing as a process was developed to make stuff with the new technology - rubber. Permanent was the intent. With good patches and good application (getting the tube surface clean and removing...
07-18-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,711
Posted By DrIsotope

As I tried to establish some posts ago, Tunisia ≠...

As I tried to establish some posts ago, Tunisia ≠ Southern California. What you espouse as "safer positioning" I classify as "suicidal."

BTW, An "irrational fear" is being afraid of earthworms,...
07-18-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,711
Posted By DrIsotope

Of some things I can be sure: I ride more miles,...

Of some things I can be sure: I ride more miles, every day, on roads potentially more dangerous than you do. I do not wheel out of the driveway full of trepidation or fear. By the same token, I do...
07-18-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,711
Posted By DrIsotope

I proceed in a fashion which I have determined to...

I proceed in a fashion which I have determined to maximize my personal safety. Don't take certain roads at certain times on certain days. I cycle by Safety Third, in which my personal safety is...
07-18-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,711
Posted By DrIsotope

I think we can agree that Tunisia ≠ Southern...

I think we can agree that Tunisia ≠ Southern California. I do not, and will not "take the lane" on a two-lane undivided road with a posted speed limit of 50mph. Not that I care a whit about traffic...
07-17-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,156
Posted By jpescatore

Planks, squats and situps are part of my routine...

Planks, squats and situps are part of my routine - core-wise I'm pretty much doing what I did pre-Covid.

Santa brought me TRX straps a few years ago, so I put them back up in the basement and have...
07-16-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By BlazingPedals

Whether internal combustion, electric, jet, or...

Whether internal combustion, electric, jet, or something entirely new, once you add power the only contest is who has the biggest motor. So someone can go ahead and stick two wheels on an Atlas...
07-15-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,156
Posted By bargo68

Limited work hours for me (3 days a week), so I...

Limited work hours for me (3 days a week), so I dedicated the full distance of my daily commute to the bike. I'm now averaging about 150-200 miles a week, up from 50. I've lost 10 pounds and gotten...
07-10-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,217
Posted By REDMASTA

i am a meat popsicle

i am a meat popsicle
07-08-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,217
Posted By ZHVelo

I assume you mean add an option for people who...

I assume you mean add an option for people who want this and others who checked the dating box can see that you also checked it?

Otherwise it would just be creepy af.
07-08-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,217
Posted By REDMASTA

oh lard we don't need strava run over by simps.

oh lard we don't need strava run over by simps.
06-30-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,986
Posted By adamhenry

It has to me multiple times. I've got the scars....

It has to me multiple times. I've got the scars. I haven't been able to find a pair of knee guards long enough to protect my shins.
06-30-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,986
Posted By Tony Marley

Clipless is important on recumbents because you...

Clipless is important on recumbents because you pedal less efficiently if your feet slide off the pedals. The higher the bottom bracket compared to your hips, the more important this becomes.
06-30-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,986
Posted By wolfchild

I have always preferred platform pedals because...

I have always preferred platform pedals because it allows me to wear any type of shoes or boots I want. Platform pedals with lots of pins are very secure and have a good grip. I have ridden centuries...
06-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,319
Posted By Tomm Willians

I just donít understand needing that much...

I just donít understand needing that much attention.
06-28-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By freeranger

Whether help is accepted or not, whatever their...

Whether help is accepted or not, whatever their reason, the important thing is that you offered.
06-23-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By Phil_gretz

Be glad that you didn't order from China via...

Be glad that you didn't order from China via AliExpress. Some orders placed in March are just now delivering.
06-17-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,639
Posted By wgscott

Go downhill. Lose weight. (I'm the same as...

Go downhill.

Lose weight. (I'm the same as you but half a foot shorter.) Lightweight people climb faster.

Train for 15 hours a day.

Get Rene Herse tires. Widest you can cram in your frame....
06-16-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 27,286
Posted By livedarklions

All due respect, but I lost 100 pounds from...

All due respect, but I lost 100 pounds from dieting alone, and an additional 40 pounds by working out with hours like outlined by DaveLeeNC above. I've kept that weight off for 4 years and counting....
06-16-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 27,286
Posted By DaveLeeNC

My experience in gaining or losing weight is...

My experience in gaining or losing weight is extensive. The only permanent solution for me ('permanent' meaning something that lasts more than a year) is serious exercise. 10+ hours per week on a...
06-15-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 934
Posted By Metieval

I am traveling this summer, I am glad most of...

I am traveling this summer, I am glad most of ya'll are staying home. :D :D:D :D
Best gift ever!
06-15-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 934
Posted By MarcusT

Could just be sheer envy, but it seems that...

Could just be sheer envy, but it seems that humanity turns farther away from being happy for someone and nearer to "if I cannot do it, then no one should".
06-12-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By General Geoff

he means its just fine to ride on, and to "send...

he means its just fine to ride on, and to "send it" as in, ride it normally with disregard for the dent.
06-11-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,730
Posted By southpier

you know . . . . I hate to be an *******, but at...

you know . . . . I hate to be an *******, but at 68 years old I've yet to have someone donate to me. seems like it always costs me money to give something away.

I understand it's not the right...
06-11-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,068
Posted By CyclingFever

Slightly different than just telling someone...

Slightly different than just telling someone their helmet sucks or something.
06-10-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,068
Posted By caloso

I've been mostly successful in keeping my...

I've been mostly successful in keeping my unsolicited advice to myself. I agree with PG that an open skewer needs to be addressed. I also have pointed out (gently, I hope) to a rider that he had...
06-10-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,404
Posted By hillyman

Why did it take so long for 1984 to get here?

Why did it take so long for 1984 to get here?
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