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05-06-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 5,754
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I had planned to take up fishing but it was too...

I had planned to take up fishing but it was too tough. I looked at the prices of a good reel and pole then figured I'd get more product with a $1,000 bike so I decided on a bike. But I'm not a skinny...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By jpescatore

I've used both, for a while had the pay version...

I've used both, for a while had the pay version of both. Decided paying for Strava and not paying for RWGPS gave me the best mix of ride analysis and route planning.

I find Strava useful when I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,259
Posted By downtube42

Somebody made a bespoke, expensive and presumably...

Somebody made a bespoke, expensive and presumably high quality hub with lots of points of engagement, that was loud. Somebody else copied it. Loud became associated with exclusive. Hilarity ensured.
Forum: Northeast
04-20-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 1,091,725
Posted By Ghazmh

Early this morning I loaded my Evergreen into my...

Early this morning I loaded my Evergreen into my Fit and headed to the Northern Rail Trail just north of Concord NH for the first time. I rode 30 miles out and 30 back on a crushed stone trail. It...
Forum: Touring
04-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By HobbesOnTour

I just did a test there and I could create a...

I just did a test there and I could create a route on the fly on my android phone in Komoot and download the gpx.
Now, the quality of that route I'm not going to debate.
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The relevant point...
03-31-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,625
Posted By njkayaker

??? How does making accommodation for...

???

How does making accommodation for somebody else's possible unreasonable behavior make sense? That person is allowed to do what he wants but you aren't?
03-30-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,625
Posted By UniChris

Does what they are to each other or their...

Does what they are to each other or their apparent genders really matter?

The more basic fact that should be clearly apparent is that they are one party and beyond a legitimate and mutually...
03-30-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By caloso

Isn't that just Charles' Law?

Isn't that just Charles' Law?
03-24-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By dsaul

Check out Club Ride. They have a bunch of casual...

Check out Club Ride. They have a bunch of casual riding gear with well thought out pockets and vents. https://www.clubrideapparel.com/
Forum: Touring
03-18-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,407
Posted By Tourist in MSN

This thread has gotten a lot more interest than I...

This thread has gotten a lot more interest than I expected.

My last tour, took my S&S bike.
1 - Taxi from home to a bus stop, taxi is a Prius and the trunk holds the S&S case and the other...
03-15-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By NRissy

Get a heavy bike, attach double kids trailer and...

Get a heavy bike, attach double kids trailer and add sand bags until you get some good resistance.
02-25-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By Chinghis

Get an old 26" mountain bike and put on the...

Get an old 26" mountain bike and put on the knobbiest tires that you can find.
02-04-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,341
Posted By unterhausen

It takes 5 years for people to give up on their...

It takes 5 years for people to give up on their new bike, so you probably won't want the 2020 when they sell it. In fact, it often takes decades. From what I have seen, the new riders are buying...
01-27-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,328
Posted By alloo

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority...

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority bicycles from Costco if you have a membership. I haven't seen them in stores just on the website....
01-13-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,943
Posted By mack_turtle

to be visible around drivers: Flashing in...

to be visible around drivers: Flashing in daytime, steady at night. That is the smartest way to use them.
12-25-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,349
Posted By Pop N Wood

I do bikepacking and the Cygolites are excellent...

I do bikepacking and the Cygolites are excellent when camping as well. The walk around mode has a light level perfect for a tent with something like 100 hours of run time. They are small enough I...
12-01-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,798
Posted By HerrKaLeun

What if the seller opened, and re-closed them...

What if the seller opened, and re-closed them professionally? why not just open them before the sale to see what you are buying?
Is that a person you know, or one of the CL deals where you meet at...
11-20-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,838
Posted By tpadul

Keep the bike, pass it down to one of your...

Keep the bike, pass it down to one of your children.. if you have space in a basement I see no reason you should sell it. After all many here have multiple bikes and from the looks of your house in...
11-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By CargoDane

Nah, just the drive train (to remove the sand)....

Nah, just the drive train (to remove the sand). You living next to the beach will in itself make everything corrode faster. But the sand will quickly wear down the cogs and chain. However, if the...
11-15-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,822
Posted By rsbob

As a fact, I know that was not the question. ...

As a fact, I know that was not the question. Isnít there a forum for opinions?
11-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By zen_

One small problem with Vermont is that Ted King...

One small problem with Vermont is that Ted King lives there, and he takes all the KOM's every time he leaves the house.
10-22-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By Skulking

That may be the "idea of the law" in your state,...

That may be the "idea of the law" in your state, but that doesn't mean the law is the same everywhere. From my reading of the law in California, it seems that the intent is for the driver/ cyclist...
10-17-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,997
Posted By Leebo

Every vehicle using the road has white front, red...

Every vehicle using the road has white front, red rear. Please don't be that person. Put some blinking red rear, or tape red gel over the rear facing white lights.
10-14-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By sarhog

Iíve discovered routes that I doubt Iíd ever...

Iíve discovered routes that I doubt Iíd ever stumble across otherwise by looking at the fly by page.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,516
Posted By jaxgtr

versus a chain, it should have a belt drive...

versus a chain, it should have a belt drive system.
Forum: Northeast
10-12-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 1,091,725
Posted By rholland1951

Cyclocross is where you find it. Sometimes,...

Cyclocross is where you find it. Sometimes, cyclocross is where it finds you. ;-)

rod
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By zatopek

I don't know much about current Shimano chains...

I don't know much about current Shimano chains but the older models were not compatible with a missing link. If Shimano chains don't come with a removable link, I would prefer a chain with this...
09-30-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,709
Posted By AlgarveCycling

I used to hate the UK for outdoor activities most...

I used to hate the UK for outdoor activities most of the year when I lived there. Winter, cold, wet, dark. For months. Now I live in one of the mildest climates in Europe, in the Algarve region of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,372
Posted By Rides4Beer

You spend way too much time worrying about what...

You spend way too much time worrying about what other people are doing, just ride your bike. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 12,949
Posted By Bah Humbug

Simple solution is to not hang out in the snot...

Simple solution is to not hang out in the snot zone. This is the same as not tailgating while driving. Itís on you, really.
Forum: Northeast
07-12-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 1,091,725
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland out to Lexington Center on the...

Took the Rawland out to Lexington Center on the Minuteman before dinner, making the most of the shade in the Summer heat.

Arlington: Queen Anne's Lace, Ice Cream, and XXX....
06-30-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 963
Posted By Miele Man

Sometimes you get a thorn or a thin piece of wire...

Sometimes you get a thorn or a thin piece of wire that ONLY goes through the tire when weight is on the wheels. In such a case it can be quite hard to find the item that's causing the flats. I take...
06-28-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By 70sSanO

Five years from now the used market will be...

Five years from now the used market will be phenomenal as bike boom bikes sit in garages unridden.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,126
Posted By WhyFi

Thank you for addressing the pertinent issues -...

Thank you for addressing the pertinent issues - too often, people are concerned with the little stuff and they let the big picture, like waving, go unnoticed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,126
Posted By guadzilla

Yeah, but did either of you wave?

Yeah, but did either of you wave?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,906
Posted By canklecat

Flyby only shows Strava users who set their...

Flyby only shows Strava users who set their activities to public. I see lots of folks on the road whose rides don't show up on flyby. They set their activities to friends only or private, unless...
06-06-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,505,036
Posted By jbchybridrider

Forgive the photos it was almost dark and there...

Forgive the photos it was almost dark and there long exposures but I'm excited. Just finished the fine tuning for the maiden ride tomorrow.
It's a 92-93 Giant Innova "was" flat bar hybrid turned...
Forum: Northeast
06-06-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 1,091,725
Posted By Ghazmh

Well instead of a sunny day on the CCRT it was...

Well instead of a sunny day on the CCRT it was wet and grimy. I got rained on almost the entire ride including a brief downpour to ensure I was completely soaked upon arriving at the parking lot in...
Forum: Northeast
06-04-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 1,091,725
Posted By Ghazmh

After capping off a mega miles May with Sundays...

After capping off a mega miles May with Sundays 74 mile ride I needed a few days off of the saddle. It was my highest mileage month in my life, 1047. My third 1000 month ever as well. The others were...
05-23-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,124
Posted By wgscott

TL;DR: He had to turn a bolt by himself.

TL;DR: He had to turn a bolt by himself.
05-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,124
Posted By JW in AK

So what you're saying is you've never actually...

So what you're saying is you've never actually been inside of an REI.
Forum: Northeast
05-19-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 1,091,725
Posted By rholland1951

autonomy suggested Paul Revere Road, and when I...

autonomy suggested Paul Revere Road, and when I looked at the map, I realized that it allowed climbing the Stone Store hill on Mass. Ave. from W to E, without the need to cross Route 128 (a.k.a.,...
05-14-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I've got to wonder that when life gets back to...

I've got to wonder that when life gets back to normal (which it will because we're all fickle and forget the past quickly), will there be an influx of used bikes on the market in a few months when...
04-23-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,505,036
Posted By DavidfGR

Hi autonomy...

Hi autonomy (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/autonomy-441141.html)

i measured the tires and they are exactly 2.1 wide. But they are 650b, not sure if you could squeze 29x2.1 tires in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,992
Posted By Bob Dopolina

It's not going by ship. Unless you ordered a...

It's not going by ship. Unless you ordered a pallet or container of goods it's going by air.

If it shipped, you should have tracking.

If you track your order and it disappears for a day or so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,918
Posted By BillyD

Guys. Regarding politics, this is a BICYCLE...

Guys. Regarding politics, this is a BICYCLE forum. We like to keep it light and carefree. When you let politics flow it becomes a hostile environment. Then we'd have to charge you lugs membership...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,992
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes yes, I know what it means. And at some...

Yes yes, I know what it means. And at some point, like if 150 individual responses align while there are 5 on the contrary, then all those personal accounts become an accepted trend and more than...
Forum: Northeast
04-18-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 1,091,725
Posted By Ghazmh

So I rode 21.1 miles in all. It was obviously...

So I rode 21.1 miles in all. It was obviously raining and cold. There were inconsequential amounts of slush on the roadside. I didnít encounter any ice so I can feel comfortable saying anyone else...
Forum: Touring
04-14-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,851
Posted By wgscott

Three easy steps: 1. I tell my wife I need...

Three easy steps:

1. I tell my wife I need to spend some time with my girlfriend.

2. I tell my girlfriend I need to spend some time with my wife.

3. I go for a bike trip.
Forum: Touring
04-14-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,851
Posted By indyfabz

I tried to get the ex-GF into unsupported...

I tried to get the ex-GF into unsupported touring. She never took to it despite us taking several together. (Sheís a very strong rider.) We did some supported tours and also went to a cycling...
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