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09-12-19, 10:09 PM
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Are you kidding me? These things are skills? ...

Are you kidding me? These things are skills? Perhaps in the pro peloton, but for the rest of us? How many years does it take to master looking over your shoulder without wobbling. Do you practice...
09-12-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,875
Posted By jackb

I'm not sure what it means to be a good cyclist. ...

I'm not sure what it means to be a good cyclist. I assume that in most contexts the word really refers to fitness because somehow riding fast is associated with being good. I'm 71 and have been...
08-03-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,677
Posted By jackb

The concerns over cycling strike me as symptoms...

The concerns over cycling strike me as symptoms of a mild anxiety disorder. I suffer from this disorder, though it hasn't affected my cycling, but it has many other activities that I do. I take...
07-23-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,162
Posted By jackb

The OP appears to be pissed off at something or...

The OP appears to be pissed off at something or other, thus the bitter tone of much of what he says. As another poster responded, who cares why you ride, and , by the way, who cares about your...
07-03-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,839
Posted By jackb

Of course the people who put the least value on...

Of course the people who put the least value on reading the so-called "classics" are those who are not familiar with them or, if they had ever read them, didn't understand them. In this case the...
05-31-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 33,183
Posted By jackb

My wife, my son, and I just came back from...

My wife, my son, and I just came back from cycling across Austria to Bratislava, Slovakia. We had miserable weather and strong headwinds almost everyday. Part-way through the trio we called our...
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