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09-24-22, 11:05 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Power and telephone lines. Nothing so exotic,...

Power and telephone lines. Nothing so exotic, sorry.
09-24-22, 10:02 PM
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Posted By curbtender

There you go.

There you go.
09-22-22, 09:42 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Twin Peaks - (Mt Si) Washington ...

Twin Peaks - (Mt Si) Washington https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/15041d54_a108_43ab_852f_083572e815ac_ba2afcac118190cb3bc10c39d45990ace390c9bc.jpeg
09-21-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By Helderberg

Good bye, ride on and be safe.

I wanted to post that I will not be checking in on the Bike Forum anymore. If you respond to any of my previous posts and I do not respond I am not being rude, I am simply not coming back. If I have...
09-20-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Polaris OBark

Yeah, sorry, I posted before I looked. Mine...

Yeah, sorry, I posted before I looked.

Mine goes up in a clinical setting, so I think having one that records (so they don't have to take my word for it) might be worth it.

Cheapest reliable...
09-17-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 747
Posted By Iride01

After I got SPD cleats I was good for the first...

After I got SPD cleats I was good for the first couple years with no falls when stopped. Then I had a rash of them during a full season of cycling and in the most embarrassing places with the most...
09-11-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,286
Posted By Paul Barnard

It makes good sense for us to do things to...

It makes good sense for us to do things to increase our visual conspicuity. Not because we are hard to see, but because we are trying to steal the attention of marginally engaged drivers.
09-09-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By Jumpski

I have been cycling with a mirror for years now....

I have been cycling with a mirror for years now. For me, itís so much easier during group rides, or solo to take a quick look at said mirror vs looking over my shoulder. I canít imagine cycling with...
09-08-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 912
Posted By RB1-luvr

60 or below, knickers or tights.

60 or below, knickers or tights.
09-02-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By bruce19

I finally bought one and had my first ride with...

I finally bought one and had my first ride with it today. It's absolutely brilliant.
08-27-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,533
Posted By LarrySellerz

Its gotta be the garmin varia. How do people go...

Its gotta be the garmin varia. How do people go through life worrying about a car hitting them from behind
08-27-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,533
Posted By veganbikes

My Camelback Podium Ice Bottles are now $30 but I...

My Camelback Podium Ice Bottles are now $30 but I had my first one (which I still own and use to this day and got for much less) for 10 years so at todays cost that is $3 a year for a bottle that I...
08-27-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,483
Posted By Maelochs

Actually I think most drivers do have goals .... ...

Actually I think most drivers do have goals .... destinations .... the whole idea of "pleasure cruises" sort of fell out of fashion several decades ago.

Mostly when I ride my "goal," so to...
08-27-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,483
Posted By alcjphil

At age 72, a pro contract for me is a non starter

At age 72, a pro contract for me is a non starter
08-23-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By polyrhythmia

To me, the Garmin radar is a supplement to a...

To me, the Garmin radar is a supplement to a mirror, rather than a replacement. I wish there was a way to adjust the volume of the beep. Does anyone know if this radar can be picked up by radar...
08-16-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By rm -rf

A couple of riders that I ride with have the...

A couple of riders that I ride with have the Garmin radar. It's surprisingly effective, with few false alarms. A mirror is still good, but riders don't monitor a mirror all the time. The radar tells...
08-13-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,093
Posted By Arthur Peabody

'Everything You Never Wanted to Know About...

'Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Hemorrhoids'

A good summary in the NY Times
'everyone is born with hemorrhoidal tissue; blood vessels that line the anus have a useful job: They help us...
08-10-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By blacknbluebikes

check out Garmin 130+ here...

check out Garmin 130+ here (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/698436) I wanted something small that will handle upgrades. I use it with wahoo HRM, Garmin Rally power meter pedal, uploads to Garmin...
08-07-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,522
Posted By kahn

I've used and continue to use mirrors for...

I've used and continue to use mirrors for decades. I now have added Garmin's Varia Radar/light. It alerts with both beeps and shows rear approaching traffic (cars, trucks, bikes, and yes, even on...
08-04-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,622
Posted By 3alarmer

...too many guns around now. Just keep on riding....

...too many guns around now. Just keep on riding. If you have to, turn the corner and take a different street.
08-03-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,028
Posted By livedarklions

Six hours delay is extremely suspicious as it...

Six hours delay is extremely suspicious as it would affect any alcohol testing as well.
07-30-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,838
Posted By wellerchap

I have a similar problem - I joined the forum...

I have a similar problem - I joined the forum today intending to ask about freewheel removal - I took a really detailed photo to illustrate my question, but then found I couldn't post photos 'til I'd...
07-29-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,028
Posted By REDMASTA

even though he didn't stick the landing i give...

even though he didn't stick the landing i give him a solid 7 for the side flip and hang time
07-29-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,028
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not so. He was wearing sandals, he survived the...

Not so. He was wearing sandals, he survived the crash; ergo the sandals saved his life!;)
07-29-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,028
Posted By livedarklions

Y'all are missing the big reveal--the hit and run...

Y'all are missing the big reveal--the hit and run driver is a city councilwoman: https://hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/27/amy-degise-in-cctv-footage-hits-cyclist-and-keeps-going/?amp
07-23-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,899
Posted By genejockey

I don't generally wave at anyone, but I'm an...

I don't generally wave at anyone, but I'm an introverted misanthrope - with the exception that I always give a wave and a thumbs up to motorists who cut me slack when I have to change lanes in front...
07-15-22, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Badger6

Stage 12 was amazing. I’m still in awe of Tom...

Stage 12 was amazing. I’m still in awe of Tom Pidcock's assault up Alp d’Huez. Can’t wait for today.
07-10-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,446
Posted By SpedFast

Automatic with constant velocity shifting....

Automatic with constant velocity shifting. Smoooooth with no actual gears. Infinite possibilities.
07-06-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,184
Posted By livedarklions

No, and 140 is ridiculous.

No, and 140 is ridiculous.
07-05-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,706
Posted By Koyote

Ask any first-responder, and they'll tell you...

Ask any first-responder, and they'll tell you that shoes (and other items) often get separated from a person who's been hit by a car. This...
07-05-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,706
Posted By Litespud

in addition, a couple of nitrile gloves and a...

in addition, a couple of nitrile gloves and a small Swiss army knife
07-05-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,689
Posted By Polaris OBark

I run the headlight "out in the country" hoping...

I run the headlight "out in the country" hoping that an oncoming car will be less likely to have a head-on with me when they are passing someone tooling along at only 55 mph.
07-05-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By terrymorse

I call this maneuver "cowering on the white...

I call this maneuver "cowering on the white line". It's dangerous.

1. It leaves you no room for position adjustments.
2. It encourages drivers to think they can squeeze by you in the same lane.
...
07-04-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By PacificSpray

I see the Varia as an electronic mirror,...

I see the Varia as an electronic mirror, monitoring the rear between mirror glances or distractions; complementary, rather than a mirror substitute. The Varia also detects vehicles as soon as they...
07-01-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,437
Posted By rsbob

I use a Halo headband which has moisture...

I use a Halo headband which has moisture absorption plus a channel to divert remaining moisture away from your eyes. As opposed to a skull cap, your head can still breathe. Great product....
06-30-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,689
Posted By Polaris OBark

Garmin Varia radar.

Garmin Varia radar.
06-28-22, 04:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By bruce19

Thanks to the info in this discussion I bought a...

Thanks to the info in this discussion I bought a Garmin Varia for my wife. She was very skeptical. Basically thought I was nuts. After the second ride with it she thought it was the best thing since...
06-22-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Given that President Biden and his wife...

Given that President Biden and his wife apparently enjoy casual bicycle riding at a relaxed pace, is there any benefit for him to be using any kind of foot restraint system?

We saw a negative...
06-21-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By Trsnrtr

An experienced rider fell at a stop light today...

An experienced rider fell at a stop light today on our group ride. No big deal. It happens.
06-19-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By davester

It happens to the best of us.

It happens to the best of us.
06-15-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By Ballenxj

Radar Love? Hey, you know somebody had to do it....

Radar Love? Hey, you know somebody had to do it. ;)
Radar Love
06-15-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By jppe

I found this interesting

Pretty good short film. Fella makes a lot of good points within the 6 minutes. A lot of similar messages posted here and it looks like heís one of us.

https://youtu.be/ERJ-cf_ecO4
06-15-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,516
Posted By indyfabz

Or immersed in their phones. I saved a few people...

Or immersed in their phones. I saved a few people from walking into traffic here in the big city. One I grabbed by the shoulder as she stepped off the curb to cross the street against the light while...
06-15-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,516
Posted By downtube42

If we dial it out even further, most of us could...

If we dial it out even further, most of us could acknowledge that we are all *******s on occasion. When we're riding bikes, driving, walking, or posting online. Maybe a few angels in here, but even...
06-14-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By Litespud

I was pretty skeptical about the need for a...

I was pretty skeptical about the need for a Varia, but I wanted a decent rear flasher that lasted more than the 4 hours I was getting from my current flashers. I already had a Garmin 530 head unit....
06-13-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By crowbike

I wear a Coolmax Headsweats skull cap to cover...

I wear a Coolmax Headsweats skull cap to cover my hearing aids. Does a good job blocking wind noise....
06-12-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By rsbob

Have been using Varia for 1.5 years and its a...

Have been using Varia for 1.5 years and its a game changer. Many broken roads where the only smooth place to ride is the center of the lane (we are talking 2 lane country roads). The Varia provides...
06-12-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By Biker395

Congrats on a great thread title. lol

Congrats on a great thread title. lol
06-12-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By Bald Paul

Tick, tick, tick... I started riding in my...

Tick, tick, tick...

I started riding in my teens. Never really had a close call until my late 60s when I was struck by a passing car that refused to move over the center line to pass. I was riding...
06-12-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,029
Posted By delbiker1

Gotta be cool now, gotta take care,........ one...

Gotta be cool now, gotta take care,........ one more radar lover gone!"
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