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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 798
Posted By msu2001la

I'm just here for the fear porn.

I'm just here for the fear porn.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,001
Posted By GhostRider62

We wonder why motorists hate us.

We wonder why motorists hate us.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,001
Posted By MidTNBrad

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows...

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows through stop lights, runs 4 ways, or turns left across lanes where there's other traffic. That's what gives cyclist a bad name to the average Joe in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Broctoon

I have a regular bike security cable, pretty...

I have a regular bike security cable, pretty heavy duty. Itís the kind with loops built into each end. I wrap it through both bike frames, both wheels, and then down to the receiver hitch, where I...
Forum: Northeast
06-01-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram out for a mix of old,...

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram out for a mix of old, new, and some things so old they've become new again. I headed N up the Mystic Valley Parkway, along the Eastern shore of the Mystic Lakes, and...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-20-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By jpescatore

Four County 82 mile ride

I did my annual (well, not in 2020) bike ride from our house to friends' house in Lusby MD, crossing Montgomery, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel and Calvert County. Beautiful weather for the ride, but...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By Ghazmh

Yesterday I hoped about my well traveled 2014...

Yesterday I hoped about my well traveled 2014 Trek 520 with Ortliebs carrying 16.1lbs of gear for a long planned trip. I rode 68 miles to Portsmouth. Today I rode another 58 to Portland.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Reflector Guy

The red bike is most certainly faster. I think I...

The red bike is most certainly faster. I think I heard that somewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By datlas

Red always looks more aggressive.

Red always looks more aggressive.
Forum: Northeast
05-02-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By Ghazmh

Wanting to continue expand the sense of...

Wanting to continue expand the sense of exploration I headed back to Boscowan NH and rode the Northern Rail Trail to Lebanon NH yesterday. I fought a brutal cool and ever persistent head wind the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By Kabuto

Stem Comparison Tool | yojimg.net...

Stem Comparison Tool | yojimg.net (http://yojimg.net/bike/web_tools/stem.php)
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-14-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,315
Posted By kaos joe

not an issue. one piece of advice, when the...

not an issue.

one piece of advice, when the shed exoskeletons are thick on the ground, DO NOT line up a hundred of them on the hood of your wife's car. it does not go well.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-14-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,315
Posted By jpescatore

I was biking and hiking a lot in 2004. Lots of...

I was biking and hiking a lot in 2004. Lots of noise but as mentioned they are usually up high and I don't remember any smacking into me while biking. Hiking the Appalachian Trail and other areas the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-13-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,315
Posted By scottfsmith

We had tons of them in 2004. I don't recall any...

We had tons of them in 2004. I don't recall any significant issues biking, you might bump into a couple.

They come out of the ground and at emergence you see a ton and think it is going to be so...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,118
Posted By Kabuki12

N+1 . That is a perfect excuse for another bike....

N+1 . That is a perfect excuse for another bike. I am working on a bike right now and never in a hurry. I have plenty of bikes and wheels and parts . Always something to ride, unless the wind is...
Forum: Northeast
02-22-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Got out on the GT again on Sunday afternoon for a...

Got out on the GT again on Sunday afternoon for a clockwise turn around the Battle Green in Lexington, up Mass. Ave. and back (didn't feel like doing surface conditions research on the Minuteman just...
Forum: Northeast
02-21-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

After two days shoveling snow at intervals, I...

After two days shoveling snow at intervals, I took the studded-Nokian-shod GT Karakoram out Saturday afternoon and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
02-18-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Between this morning's computer-assisted goat...

Between this morning's computer-assisted goat rope...
Forum: Northeast
02-13-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram, shod with studded...

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram, shod with studded 47-559 Nokian W240 tires, and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
12-31-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By Ghazmh

Having run out of ways to keep describing my...

Having run out of ways to keep describing my rides I’ve been reporting in here less and less. The excitement and soul feeding joy hasn’t diminished one bit. I’ve been riding throughout the pandemic,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,416
Posted By Barry2

Strava power estimate

I was using a HRM and Strava to monitor estimated power numbers on my rides. The estimates showed my power as unacceptably low.
So I spent a bunch of money and installed a power meter on my bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By Zaskar

Just give in. Let the bikes have your half of the...

Just give in. Let the bikes have your half of the garage...

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,198
Posted By noodle soup

tongue weight and towing capacity, aren't the...

tongue weight and towing capacity, aren't the same thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,913
Posted By znomit

With this amazing design you'll be so far in...

With this amazing design you'll be so far in front of the peloton that you won't ever need to sprint.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,870
Posted By Koyote

If someone showed up to my group ride on that...

If someone showed up to my group ride on that bike, I'd have several concerns.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,478
Posted By oleg232000

Wow you guys, the guy asked if he has potential...

Wow you guys, the guy asked if he has potential to ride a bike and your telling him to lose 15 lbs LOL.

I think, your first question should be A) Do you like to bike? And B) What is your goal?....
Forum: Northeast
11-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Another beautiful day! Took the Surly Trucker...

Another beautiful day! Took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on a 25-mile ramble (https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1x4PxGCDVpQS79JzaLVYCugCb922yG6sI&usp=sharing) through Arlington, Lexington, Bedford,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,412
Posted By Maelochs

Naturally I carry an entire panel van full of...

Naturally I carry an entire panel van full of tools and parts in my saddlebag on every ride. No "call of shame" for me. If need be, I take my spare bike off the rack on the back of the van and ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,412
Posted By Koyote

You don't carry a spare cassette in your...

You don't carry a spare cassette in your saddlebag?

That seems a little risky.
10-31-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,509
Posted By rsbob

It might be the Viagra part that people find the...

It might be the Viagra part that people find the most disturbing. (yes, I had to go there)

As a matter of personal preference, I just don’t care for USB rechargeable accessories (lights, computer,...
10-30-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,509
Posted By Ed Wiser

Does your wife want to receive a call saying you...

Does your wife want to receive a call saying you have been hit by a car. Never where stuff the blends in with the road or can make you invisible to a driver. Itís bad enough that many bikes now days...
10-30-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,509
Posted By Mojo31

Some ideas for you. ...

Some ideas for you.

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10-30-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,509
Posted By blacknbluebikes

If she suggests any camo printed kit, you might...

If she suggests any camo printed kit, you might want to mod the beneficiary on the life insurance...
10-30-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,509
Posted By wgscott

My wife says my hi-vis jerseys are like an aol.com email address

Without TimH's impeccable fashion sense, I am lost in a sea of screaming yellow high-vis jerseys. I would have thought being visible would be a good thing, but the old bag probably wants to collect...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,601
Posted By Rides4Beer

Not a huge fan of that colorway, but yellow tape...

Not a huge fan of that colorway, but yellow tape would look better, imo.
Forum: Northeast
09-24-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Another harbinger of Autumn, a few of the maples...

Another harbinger of Autumn, a few of the maples along the Minuteman are reliably showy at this time of year. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By Rides4Beer

Have no idea about UCI rules, but they're...

Have no idea about UCI rules, but they're guaranteed to save you .01 watt by holding down the straps. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,203
Posted By znomit

Rabid dogs

Rabid dogs
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,203
Posted By genejockey

Cooler weather does it for me. 65-75 seems like...

Cooler weather does it for me. 65-75 seems like a sweet spot. And don't underestimate the psychological effect of your gears and all working better. I seem to go faster the more 'at one with the...
09-15-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,709
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

um. this could be taken a couple of ways:p

um. this could be taken a couple of ways:p
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By InvertedMP

You can do an FTP with the Peloton.

You can do an FTP with the Peloton.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,356
Posted By BoraxKid

My experience is that 85% of statistics in...

My experience is that 85% of statistics in internet forums are made up on the spot to support a spurious argument. I think you have some internal bias going on, and you're probably just seeing...
Forum: Northeast
08-29-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By Ghazmh

I canít say Iíve got good excuses for not posting...

I canít say Iíve got good excuses for not posting other than the fact that 9 out of 10 would end up sounding the same. Last Saturday I drove to Mashpee to a free parking spot with my touring bike in...
08-25-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,727
Posted By RiceAWay

Helmets are pretty much the same as the very...

Helmets are pretty much the same as the very first ones that were made in the 60's by Bell. While we are talking about helmets let's be clear about something. A helmet of the "normal" type is...
Forum: Northeast
08-17-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Any vehicle marked U-Haul is guaranteed to have...

Any vehicle marked U-Haul is guaranteed to have an unqualified driver. One of life's verities.

rod
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By Sy Reene

This was a few years ago... but I don't think I...

This was a few years ago... but I don't think I looked too bad..

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Forum: Northeast
08-14-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9,319
Views: 1,103,783
Posted By rholland1951

Rode the Surly Trucker DeLuxe clockwise around...

Rode the Surly Trucker DeLuxe clockwise around the Battle Green after breakfast. Weather was splendid, Mass. Ave. traffic approximated tranquil. Kept a good pace....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,307
Posted By noodle soup

suspenders on bibs are often tight when standing,...

suspenders on bibs are often tight when standing, but fit better in a cycling position.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,307
Posted By Sy Reene

Ditto.. I'm 6'2" and my XL straps feel short...

Ditto.. I'm 6'2" and my XL straps feel short standing, however when in riding position I don't notice them anymore. Of note, the Free Aero Race 3(?) bibs I have seem to have slightly longer straps...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,307
Posted By tomato coupe

Castelli Free Aero Race bibs do have pretty short...

Castelli Free Aero Race bibs do have pretty short (and thin) straps. I'm just over 6' and the straps on size XL are pretty tight. By comparison, the straps on Assos size XL are a little bit longer...
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