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01-25-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,108
Posted By thehammerdog

took a try a college football after 2 years...

took a try a college football after 2 years realized i sucked had my highschool graduation bike Univega began riding to stay fit..1986 was my awakening...
01-23-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,570
Posted By allepunta

why would you use a powermeter anyway...like I...

why would you use a powermeter anyway...like I read in another forum once "it is like hiring an accountant to tell you how poor you are"
01-16-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,133
Posted By urbanknight

then maybe you should have spelled it ďpollĒ ;-)

then maybe you should have spelled it ďpollĒ ;-)
01-11-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Peruano

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Mt. San Michelle in France
01-10-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By woodcraft

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01-10-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By GlennR

The definition of rolling hills.

The definition of rolling hills.
01-10-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,438
Posted By Goofball

I rode around a bit of Europe way back when, my...

I rode around a bit of Europe way back when, my first full day in London I met an amiable Irishman who took it on himself to educate me in the proper method of drinking stout. Being a slow learner,...
01-08-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,308
Posted By jaxgtr

I carry a tube, 2 co2's, plugs, and duct tape...

I carry a tube, 2 co2's, plugs, and duct tape around my tire levels in case I need to boot the tire. I just tear off a small piece and cover the hole from the inside and it will keep a tube from...
01-07-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,438
Posted By Troul

dont remember it.

dont remember it.
01-07-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By Litespud

denial - "nope - the road is particularly smooth"...

denial - "nope - the road is particularly smooth" or "my chamois is delightfully springy today" or "yes, it was expensive, but this frame really is vertically compliant!"
anger - "goddammit - I got...
01-07-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By CAT7RDR

There is really a stage between your first and...

There is really a stage between your first and second. It is the, "Man. I'm really dragging today."
01-06-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,723
Posted By downtube42

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm...

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm as old as I am.

I have a hard time relating to people my age, don't do most of the things people my age do, don't look how most people my age...
01-06-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,438
Posted By Snotrub

I wouldn't even know where to start. I had a mtb...

I wouldn't even know where to start. I had a mtb in college in Gunnison in the 80's that I rode everywhere, no more needs to be said about that. In more recent times, my best friend had his bachelor...
01-06-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,438
Posted By Milton Keynes

Blotto... wasn't that the guy Popeye got into...

Blotto... wasn't that the guy Popeye got into fights with all the time?
01-05-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Craptacular8

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01-05-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Wildwood

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Turnaround Time
01-04-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By BobbyG

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01-04-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,870
Posted By metz1295

Too funny, I just ordered some orange ones for my...

Too funny, I just ordered some orange ones for my new mountain bike. I like that they have a valve core wrench built in. However, don't really see the need on a road bike and the roadies I know say...
01-04-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By indyfabz

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01-04-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Koyote

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01-04-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By 79pmooney

Don't give up. Keep looking for the seat that...

Don't give up. Keep looking for the seat that disappears under you. It's out there.

I've been saying this for years - our butts are as different as our faces, (And no, I don't look. But I have...
01-04-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,870
Posted By mstateglfr

People spend money on new bar tape plugs, stem...

People spend money on new bar tape plugs, stem caps, saddle, tape, pedals, and more- even though all those things are already included with the purchase of a bike. For tape, different plugs are...
01-03-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,870
Posted By Random11

I'm customizing my bike! Yes, after reading this...

I'm customizing my bike! Yes, after reading this thread, I've ordered multi-colored aluminum caps for my valve stems. I know the extra weight will slow me down, but I just can't help but think how...
01-03-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,137
Posted By DrIsotope

I've missed the solo 5-hour-century three times--...

I've missed the solo 5-hour-century three times-- my closest was averaging 3m1s per mile, so I missed it by less than 2 minutes. Not quite fast enough.

I don't obsess much over downhill speed,...
01-02-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,298
Posted By Biker395

What do you miss from the before times? ...

What do you miss from the before times?

Personal contact with the public. Going out to dinner. Travel.

What's better now?

1. More folks can work from home.
2. Iím walking more in the...
01-01-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,298
Posted By canklecat

I missed the weekly casual group rides and...

I missed the weekly casual group rides and occasional spirited faster club rides. But not enough to take unnecessary risks.

I had already quit fast club rides in autumn 2019 when I developed a...
01-01-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By Barrettscv

My general rule: One day a week, not sufficiently...

My general rule: One day a week, not sufficiently beneficial no matter how long or intense. Two intense or long days a week doesn't improve fitness but can maintain existing fitness. Three or four...
01-01-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By FXjohn

Parler responds to Perdue quarantine

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01-01-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By GrainBrain

Covid-19 seems to be the straw that broke the...

Covid-19 seems to be the straw that broke the crazy Camel's back.

Edited to say how crazy is it that this pharmacist probably dolled out opiate prescriptions without blinking an eye but needed to...
12-30-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,087
Posted By canklecat

Yup, I radically changed my riding and workouts...

Yup, I radically changed my riding and workouts this year, specifically to avoid burdening the health care system and to minimize my own risk of exposure to COVID. I worked in health care for years....
12-30-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By canklecat

Yup, at least once every week. And those...

Yup, at least once every week.

And those generalizations about drivers based on their vehicles? Yeah, those are pretty close to being true.

"Ram 2500 Drivers Have the Most DUIs, More Than Twice...
12-30-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,087
Posted By Biker395

Being more cautious, and considering: 1. ...

Being more cautious, and considering:

1. Avoiding riding.
2. Wearing a mask everywhere ... even in situations where it wasn't previously required (because of the more contagious variant now in...
12-30-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25,681
Views: 2,575,130
Posted By tibbob1

Sorry to hear about this, hopefully, you guys...

Sorry to hear about this, hopefully, you guys recover quickly.
12-29-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,137
Posted By OldsCOOL

No, but it helps.

No, but it helps.
12-29-20, 07:57 AM
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Views: 31,901
Posted By ultrarider7

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12-28-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By ascherer

Further Truth: ...

Further Truth:
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12-28-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,991
Posted By browngw

I too must be from the same era as OP! The big...

I too must be from the same era as OP! The big difference is I had little to no interest in bicycles after public school and barely remember the last one I rode to school occasionally. Dirt bikes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,179
Posted By cyclic_eric

Mooo ! That is a beauty. It looks like you...

Mooo !
That is a beauty. It looks like you opted for a heavy-duty Gatorskin on the rear. But it appears only 1/4" clearance to the seat tube?
It looks like a 56-57cm? You probably don't like it....
12-27-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,463
Posted By Kapusta

Being this was not posted in the Mountain Biking...

Being this was not posted in the Mountain Biking forum, I guess it should not surprise me that many people misunderstand what ďover-bikedĒ means in terms of mountain biking.

It has nothing to do...
12-27-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By billnuke1

Hmmmm...just got weirderer...

Hmmmm...just got weirderer...
12-27-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 552,912
Posted By Biker395

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12-27-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,463
Posted By Kapusta

To be fair, there is no official definition of...

To be fair, there is no official definition of "underbiked". The way it is most commonly used in MTB discussions is a bike with excessive DH capability than is needed for a certain type of riding.
...
12-27-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,181
Posted By indyfabz

Alone. With nobody else.

Alone. With nobody else.
12-27-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,463
Posted By indyfabz

Itís going to be a long winter.

Itís going to be a long winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,556
Posted By tomato coupe

To live is to suffer ...

To live is to suffer ...
12-26-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,182
Posted By mstateglfr

I wear ear buds. 1- I don't hear 'on your...

I wear ear buds.
1- I don't hear 'on your left' because nobody passes me. Thats the default BF answer.
2- I can hear conversations and people calling out to me, even with ear buds.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,556
Posted By woodcraft

Interrupting this fascinating discussion to...

Interrupting this fascinating discussion to respond to the OP:

That will work fine- go for it.
12-26-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,137
Posted By August West

Some of the descents around here are pretty...

Some of the descents around here are pretty straight with a few gentle curves and little traffic so I tend to just let it run usually. The day I hit 59.8 mph I had battled an awful headwind all the...
12-26-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,355
Posted By Murray Missile

I keep a couple 55 Gal. contractor bags under the...

I keep a couple 55 Gal. contractor bags under the driver's seat in the car. I've come across bikes for sale while away from home without my bike rack or have needed to transport a bike under adverse...
12-26-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By canklecat

This is what happens when paranoiac propagandists...

This is what happens when paranoiac propagandists convince gullible rubes that they're actually living in a "prison planet." The rubes behave like prisoners.
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