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Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,055
Posted By noodle soup

I'd hate to see you go.:innocent: :D

I'd hate to see you go.:innocent:

:D
03-21-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 42,863
Posted By botty kayer

Riding in a pandemic can have its positives. ...

Riding in a pandemic can have its positives.

We're still allowed to ride here in London, for now at least. I took an extra inner tube with me, and enough food and water to not need to stop...
03-19-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 42,863
Posted By Rides4Beer

And in less than a week it's more than...

And in less than a week it's more than quadrupled, probably more since it's still being undertested/reported. Plenty of people still completely ignoring recommendations for social distancing, like...
03-15-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,704
Posted By BillyD

Oooooooookay, time to say adios!

Oooooooookay, time to say adios!
03-14-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,704
Posted By tblendell

pretty dumb.

pretty dumb.
03-14-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,704
Posted By Kapusta

Are you really this clueless, or is this some...

Are you really this clueless, or is this some sort of performance art?
03-13-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,361
Posted By AndrewJB

I was following links and reading through...

I was following links and reading through articles regarding this whole debacle, and came across this GoFundMe page for the kids legal expenses......
03-11-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,704
Posted By livedarklions

What's with. The random punctuation. And what....

What's with. The random punctuation. And what. Does the world birth rate. Have. to do, with! anything I wrote? I'm not claiming it's going. To reduce the population.

And can you please. Tell me...
03-05-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,361
Posted By WhyFi

So.... what, exactly? You see this as some kind...

So.... what, exactly? You see this as some kind of indication that the justice system hunky-dory and that we should all cheer? Gimme a break. The fleeing and resisting charges never should have been...
02-23-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,994
Posted By Digger Goreman

Let's all move in with Jack! (You can keep the...

Let's all move in with Jack! (You can keep the cannabis;))

For me, retirement is either the Loire Valley of France, or winters in Brownsville, TX... summers in Minneapolis, MN... and riding in...
02-23-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,994
Posted By jack pot

i would live happily ever after in an 800sf house...

i would live happily ever after in an 800sf house situated app 1.5 miles from a cannabis shop and app 1.5 miles from the local organic market & local post office :commute:
02-21-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,060
Posted By spelger

i can handle exercise 1 fairly well.

i can handle exercise 1 fairly well.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes, if the mechanic was circumcised. Next...

Yes, if the mechanic was circumcised. Next question...?
02-19-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By Jonneh

Don't do it. In a parallel universe in which...

Don't do it.

In a parallel universe in which clinchers came later, they would be branded 'modular' and be touted as better in every way apart from weight. The chronology is messed up in our...
02-15-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,361
Posted By GreenAnvil

Failure to obey. If I had a dollar for every...

Failure to obey.

If I had a dollar for every fast club ride where all of the alphas blow by stop signs and red lights... And the rest of us do it too so we don’t get dropped.

Where are the cops...
02-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,361
Posted By bruce19

That cop was a dick.

That cop was a dick.
02-04-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,554
Posted By aabb

What? You have made that conclusion based on...

What? You have made that conclusion based on what? Me not replying? Fair enough. But why would I reply to this thread or post in this forum in general - especially if I have a question - when a...
02-03-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,865
Posted By Fatter Frank

There's a radar/camera speed trap car often...

There's a radar/camera speed trap car often parked on 70th street, posted 25 mph, a big down hill, in Windsor Heights. It's a tad out of my way to the grocery store but I feel the need for speed.
...
02-02-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,865
Posted By RGMN

I got pulled over for doing 51mph in a 45 mph...

I got pulled over for doing 51mph in a 45 mph zone. I was with a group of 5 other friends during a charity ride and it was on a long downhill section. I had sprinted a slight hill before the descent...
02-02-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,865
Posted By skidder

Yes, doing 45mph in a 25mph residential zone...

Yes, doing 45mph in a 25mph residential zone about 20 years ago. It was downhill, with a good view of the traffic, and about 200 yards of run-out at the bottom, so no safety issues with other...
02-02-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,554
Posted By badger1

I have two POS flat-bar road bikes.:)

I have two POS flat-bar road bikes.:)
02-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,865
Posted By DrIsotope

My grandfather got pulled over once for doing...

My grandfather got pulled over once for doing +65mph in a 50 zone. This was in the late '80s, when he would have been in his 70s. The cop gave him a very protocoled warning, but just shook his head...
02-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,554
Posted By kingston

I was thinking about this on my bike ride this...

I was thinking about this on my bike ride this morning and decided that I agree with Moishe. A carbon endurance 105/ultegra is a good entry level bike for the top 1%. I have known a bunch of those...
02-02-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,865
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I got pulled over in Colorado Springs, in a nice,...

I got pulled over in Colorado Springs, in a nice, powdery, fluffy snow storm, on my carbon Look, for going 10 over the posted limit. Flat ground, side street, 25mph, I was commuting, it was cold, I...
02-01-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,554
Posted By NYcycles

:popcorn

:popcorn
01-30-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,554
Posted By aabb

How is it immature decision making? If I am...

How is it immature decision making? If I am paying 3k or 4k for a bike I better know for sure it is the bike I want. Yes, you cannot be certain, but I should be confident in my decision. And what...
01-30-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,554
Posted By aabb

sorry what?

sorry what?
01-25-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By cb400bill

This politically charged thread isn't going to go...

This politically charged thread isn't going to go anywhere good.

Thread closed.
01-25-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By Koyote

Please raise your seat backs and put your tray...

Please raise your seat backs and put your tray tables in the upright and locked position. We’re about to hit some turbulence.
01-25-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Cool didn't know that, thanks ! He sure proved...

Cool didn't know that, thanks ! He sure proved himself to be a statesman and orator this week.
01-21-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,699
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Oy! My cup runneth over.

Oy! My cup runneth over.
01-21-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,699
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Hogg doesn't mention the involvement of our basal...

Hogg doesn't mention the involvement of our basal ganglia. They can learn exactly what and when to file when we give them a general signal to act, that is, they are programmable by us rather than...
01-17-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,699
Posted By berner

If crank arms are 170 mm, then the total leg...

If crank arms are 170 mm, then the total leg travel has to be 340 mm. This amount of travel is the same whether toe down or heel down. This amount of leg travel from a toe down position means the...
01-15-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By jimincalif

"A few minor knee twinges" may or may not be...

"A few minor knee twinges" may or may not be related to the crank length, but interesting you say this occurs only on the longer cranks? I have read several things in the last few years that suggest...
01-15-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By JDandy

I don't feel that I yet have the experience to...

I don't feel that I yet have the experience to add much to the discussion here but I just wanted to say that I dig the the phrasing of your question.:thumb: However, I will make this suggestion:
...
01-15-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By tgenec86

Answer. Yes... This is the perfect solution. ...

Answer. Yes... This is the perfect solution. While spending money on bikes is a one-time investment and can last many long, enjoyable years, SAVING money on unnecessary bike stuff leaves more...
01-15-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Leisesturm

No beers (forfeit!) if the o.p. dares to squander...

No beers (forfeit!) if the o.p. dares to squander $100 for a 2.5mm change in crank length. The width of this 'I' is just about 1mm. The manufacturing tolerance of a crankset likely is around 1mm.
01-15-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By HerrKaLeun

2 different bikes have different geometry that...

2 different bikes have different geometry that puts your body in different angles. That is the difference you think you notice. 2.5 mm crank length difference, not noticeable.
01-15-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By canklecat

My cranks range from 170 to 175. The only...

My cranks range from 170 to 175. The only difference I notice is I tend to mash more with longer cranks, and spin more with shorter cranks. I'd probably prefer 172.5 for all of my bikes, but not...
01-14-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By Koyote

I was going to answer your question, but suddenly...

I was going to answer your question, but suddenly I am craving a beer. Good luck!
01-14-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Going by your inseam, you could profitably spin...

Going by your inseam, you could profitably spin 190 cranks. I have a 30" inseam and run 170 on most of my bike and 175 on our tandem. Can't even tell the difference, which makes total sense, since...
01-14-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

If something on any of the bikes I ride hurts me,...

If something on any of the bikes I ride hurts me, I try to fix it. For $100, it's worth it to not be in pain.
01-14-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By ThermionicScott

Height and even leg length are not the final...

Height and even leg length are not the final authority on what your crank length should be. Since our muscles are strongest at full extension, what is most important is that the saddle height is...
01-07-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By freeranger

I don't have a link to it, but I believe it was...

I don't have a link to it, but I believe it was the New England Journal of Medicine that a while back did a study and found that bicycling actually slowed the aging process. BTW-I'm 69 and most...
01-02-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,400
Posted By NomarsGirl

Who says I'm not flexible? My boss just asked me...

Who says I'm not flexible? My boss just asked me if I can go to Kansas - tomorrow. I don't know what the project is yet, but I'll be on a plane at 5 AM.

LOL.
01-01-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By KraneXL

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-01-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By KraneXL

I know, errie isn't it? I've done that on...

I know, errie isn't it? I've done that on Christmases past but it just wasn't' in me this go-round. Maybe next year? Oh...wait? 🤔

BTW, I was at the gym last night on New Years eve and I had the...
12-31-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,736
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some of us record neither, and in fact record...

Some of us record neither, and in fact record nothing about the ride to paper or electrons. I do keep track of the titles of the numerous unabridged audiobooks I have listened to over the past 15...
12-31-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,316
Posted By Sy Reene

Sounds like you don't need one either -- your...

Sounds like you don't need one either -- your only use for one has been to work on other peoples' bikes?
12-30-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,010
Posted By DeadGrandpa

I've been riding off and on since the early 70s....

I've been riding off and on since the early 70s. Renewed efforts five years ago, and made a dedicated effort to bike ride daily earlier this year. Retired. Roll out of bed whenever, eat breakfast and...
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