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09-20-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,294
Posted By Zombldy

To be able to ride into town for coffee! About 15...

To be able to ride into town for coffee! About 15 miles.
09-18-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 777
Posted By downtube42

This thread made me realize I'm about to turn 100...

This thread made me realize I'm about to turn 100 years old, in kilometers.
09-17-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,789
Posted By 05 fuji

12.5 miles. 1st ride since the end of July. Been...

12.5 miles. 1st ride since the end of July. Been battling radiation effects and kidney issues and some random dizziness. Those 12.5 miles felt wonderful!
09-17-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,789
Posted By Wildwood

Second on don compton and the Autumn weather....

Second on don compton and the Autumn weather. Great to ride and always grateful to post this thread.
...
09-04-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By andrewclaus

I've cycled for nearly 60 years with my old...

I've cycled for nearly 60 years with my old neighborhood/school buddy Bob, starting in the 1960s. In the 70s we took our first bike tour, 1000 miles around Lake Michigan from our home in Chicago....
Forum: Introductions
08-16-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome, I make it to Indianapolis occasionally....

Welcome, I make it to Indianapolis occasionally. I have a brother and his family that live there. I can honestly say. IME, the roads are really bad. Honestly, I have seen very little of the city, if...
Forum: Introductions
08-15-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By JanMM

Also live in Indy - on the Southside (north of...

Also live in Indy - on the Southside (north of Greenwood). Enjoyed bike commuting to and from Methodist Hospital semi-regularly for 32 years. Urban cycling can be quite..............interesting....
Forum: Introductions
08-15-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Groover

The roads are so bad in Indy, even the Monon is...

The roads are so bad in Indy, even the Monon is under construction ;) but I rode part of it anyway on Sunday.
07-25-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,961
Posted By giffenf

I appreciate your offer, but I can deal with this...

I appreciate your offer, but I can deal with this myself. Yes, I've had two flats in a week (it was actually last Tuesday, not Monday), but I've also ridden that same route for a year on the same...
07-25-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,961
Posted By giffenf

7/2 - 7.6 mi. 7/5 - 27.2 7/6 - 8.1 7/7 -...

7/2 - 7.6 mi.
7/5 - 27.2
7/6 - 8.1
7/7 - 27.2
7/9 - 23.5
7/12 - 27.3
7/13 - 27.6
7/14 - 33.7
7/16 - 50.9
7/18 - 27.2
06-17-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,665
Posted By giffenf

6/7 - 4.6 mi. 6/11 - 6.2 6/17 - 27.2 ...

6/7 - 4.6 mi.
6/11 - 6.2
6/17 - 27.2

MTD: 38.0 mi.
Monthly Goal: Survival

Did my first post-Covid ride to work and back today. It felt remarkably normal. Hope this is a trend.
06-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,219
Posted By mcours2006

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding...

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding on the sidewalk.
06-16-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,219
Posted By Rolla

When I was a bike commuter, I've had co-workers...

When I was a bike commuter, I've had co-workers tell me, "I almost hit you this morning!" which was their way of saying, "I saw you on your bike."
06-01-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,911
Posted By rsbob

You made it! Now you can do something really...

You made it! Now you can do something really productive and pile up the mileage. You know you are really retired when you can’t remember what day of the week it is.
05-30-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,911
Posted By Daniel4

I've been retired for 4.5 years. No more cycling...

I've been retired for 4.5 years. No more cycling during rush hour. Traffic is always good. The gym in the middle of the day means no more waiting for equipment. Exploring new bike lanes that I...
05-28-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By poprad

Put the memory in Memorial Day

Tomorrow I hope everyone can make time to visit a cemetery where some folks who served our country are laid to rest. I will have the honor of laying a wreath at the Meuse Argonne American Cemetery...
05-28-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By delbiker1

Bso

I saw this on one of the Weather Channel photo selections. I had never seen it before. Check out the prices.
https://historydaily.org/content/71351/ea25d6c6b2dc5ba7372bc2b21d21c00c.jpg
Source:...
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 975
Posted By fishboat

Certainly more entertaining than any one of the...

Certainly more entertaining than any one of the resident trolls.
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 975
Posted By downtube42

Good handle, proper BF attitude. Should fit right...

Good handle, proper BF attitude. Should fit right in and even become a dominant force.
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 975
Posted By delbiker1

The most entertaining introduction ever.

The most entertaining introduction ever.
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 975
Posted By Papa Dutch

I may not stick around long

The overbearing and ridiculously demanding password app is garbage and I have no idea what password was assinigned!

But I am working on a meridian


I don't even see how to post pics, so screw...
05-23-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By Monkey Face

It's mid-70s here, mostly sunny, with a few light...

It's mid-70s here, mostly sunny, with a few light fluffy clouds and a gentle cooling breeze. My wife has arranged for the wood burner to be serviced, has been shopping and is now cutting the grass....
05-22-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By Iride01

If I'd installed two air conditioners then I...

If I'd installed two air conditioners then I probably wouldn't want to ride either.

If you do, then :thumb:

P.S...

That is one of the first albums along with two others that I ever bought...
05-22-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By DiabloScott

I suggest skipping the Walmart trip. :thumb:

I suggest skipping the Walmart trip. :thumb:
05-22-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,789
Posted By jppe

65 miles before it got too warm. Dropped by one...

65 miles before it got too warm. Dropped by one of our Country Clubs on the way back and talked to a fella I’ve played a lot of golf with. Field are maturing……fresh tar and gravel at the top of a...
05-17-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By cyclist2000

Back when I made my rule about riding on Fridays,...

Back when I made my rule about riding on Fridays, cell phones weren't common. I agree that distracted drivers are a real problem now, and I mainly ride on MUPs now. I want a real barrier between and...
05-16-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By cyclist2000

I don't ride on the roads very much any more, I...

I don't ride on the roads very much any more, I ride on the MUPs and they seem safe enough to avoid drunk drivers. When I did ride on the roads, my rule was to not ride on Fridays after work, too...
05-14-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,789
Posted By Koyote

I think you're preaching to the choir here, bud.

I think you're preaching to the choir here, bud.
05-10-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By a_d_a_m

Finally, a beautiful day for riding! ...

Finally, a beautiful day for riding!

https://i.imgur.com/as3UHh3.jpg


5/1 - 1.79
5/5 - 1.38
5/9 - 6.10
5/10 - 26.59
mtd: 35.86
05-10-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By RubeRad

last night I had time to flip the bike and drip...

last night I had time to flip the bike and drip some chain lube around Brooks frame metal contact areas, and double-check chainring bolts were tight (they were). No change to the Click.

Not riding...
05-10-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By cyclist2000

Thanks, hopefully I will hit my goal by the end...

Thanks, hopefully I will hit my goal by the end of this week.
05-09-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By BruceA78

May Goal - 300 Miles May 1st - 34.21 May...

May Goal - 300 Miles

May 1st - 34.21
May 3rd - 15.74
May 6th - 30.4
May 8th - 27.02

MTD - 107.37 miles
YTD - 408.32 miles
05-09-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By rje58_too

May Goal: 200 miles May 1 - 10.2 miles May...

May Goal: 200 miles

May 1 - 10.2 miles
May 2 - 11.7 miles
May 3 - 14.5 miles
May 4 - 16.5 miles
May 7 - 9.4 miles
May 9 - 14.8 miles

May to date: 77.1 miles
05-09-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By rje58_too

Wow! You are rockin' it!

Wow! You are rockin' it!
05-09-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 5/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36
5/3 - 42
5/4 - 38
5/5 - 35
5/6 - 11
5/7 - 30
5/8 - 11
05-09-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By RubeRad

Yup, that's why I bought sno-seal...

Yup, that's why I bought sno-seal (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/632911-brooks-saddles-alternativ-proofide.html) instead
05-09-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By Rolla

I don't think this is the source of your noise,...

I don't think this is the source of your noise, but I always drip a little lubricant or melted Proofide wherever the rivets connect the saddle to the frame.
...
05-09-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By OldCruiser

May Goal 100+ 5-01 6.5 5-02 5.0 5-03 3.6...

May Goal 100+

5-01 6.5
5-02 5.0
5-03 3.6
5-04 3.2
5-09 3.0
5-13 1.5

MTD 22.8
05-08-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By a_d_a_m

Time to get the miles back up. Ohio finally left...

Time to get the miles back up. Ohio finally left winter in the rear view mirror. Hope to put up a few decent numbers in the next few days...

5/1 - 1.79
5/5 - 1.38
05-08-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26,399
Views: 2,850,789
Posted By Chuck M

I planned a road ride today after a half marathon...

I planned a road ride today after a half marathon yesterday to loosen up my hips. But the Oklahoma wind was more than I wanted to deal with. So i took a spin on my old Hi-Ten favorite and visited our...
05-03-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 5/3 - 42 ...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36
5/3 - 42

MTD: 113 miles
05-03-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By rje58_too

May Goal: 200 miles May 1 - 10.2 miles May...

May Goal: 200 miles

May 1 - 10.2 miles
May 2 - 11.7 miles
May 3 - 14.5 miles

May to date: 36.4 miles

2022 total to date: 405.5 miles
2022 Goal: 2,200 miles
05-03-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By OldCruiser

May Goal 100+ 5-01 6.5 5-02 5.0 5-03 3.6...

May Goal 100+

5-01 6.5
5-02 5.0
5-03 3.6

MTD 15.1
YTD 162.1
05-03-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By DeadSlow

29.6km this morning, no idea where the extra 100m...

29.6km this morning, no idea where the extra 100m came from but it was a good ride with no dramas, although I nearly ran over a little yapper that bolted away from his owner while they were walking...
05-02-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 5/1 - 35 5/2 - 36 MTD:...

Goal: 300 miles
5/1 - 35
5/2 - 36

MTD: 71 miles
05-02-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By 257 roberts

May goal...100+ 5-04 12.19 miles 5-03...

May goal...100+

5-04 12.19 miles
5-03 13.71 miles
5-02 12.92 miles

MTD 38.82 miles
YTD. 903.40 miles
05-02-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By rje58_too

May Goal: 200 miles May 1 - 10.2 miles May...

May Goal: 200 miles

May 1 - 10.2 miles
May 2 - 11.7 miles

May to date: 21.9 miles

2022 total to date: 389.9 miles
2022 Goal: 2,200 miles
05-02-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By OldCruiser

May Goal 100+ 5-01 6.5 5-02 5.0 MTD...

May Goal 100+

5-01 6.5
5-02 5.0

MTD 11.5
YTD 158.5
05-02-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By clarkbre

Goal: Get back on the bike! I've taken a 7+...

Goal: Get back on the bike!

I've taken a 7+ year hiatus. My kids are now 11 & 9. I'm sitting right at the borderline at 200lbs but really relate well to this group.

I will check back later...
05-02-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,450
Posted By BruceA78

May Goal - 300 Miles May 1st - 34.21 ...

May Goal - 300 Miles

May 1st - 34.21

MTD - 34.21 miles
YTD - 335.16 miles
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