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07-15-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,674
Posted By downtube42

Hey folks, we created a cyclist. I know the...

Hey folks, we created a cyclist.

I know the OP had a role as well, but I'm going to claim some credit for making a positive impact.

Cheers.
07-14-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By SLynch

Thanks everyone for the informative replies!

Thanks everyone for the informative replies!
Forum: Triathlon
07-11-19, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By dylanschaw

I am a former swimmer and I can tell you that...

I am a former swimmer and I can tell you that proper breathing is very important. If you are swimming in a crawl, then breathing should go parallel with the fungus of your hand, head to the side.
07-07-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,674
Posted By downtube42

I've had the joy of teaching two adults to ride....

I've had the joy of teaching two adults to ride. In both cases they were riding in less than an hour. The technique you're using is essentially what I've done. The pedals are a bother initially, but...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

New Bike Complete

I've had a few projects brewing this last winter and have always been slow to complete and ride them. This bike is one of two matching bikes for the wife and I. Today was it's first bike club ride,...
07-02-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,146
Posted By mstateglfr

- the frame should be straight and aligned. All...

- the frame should be straight and aligned. All brazeons(bottle holders, rack holders, etc) should be properly chased and square for proper fit. The dropouts should be square and the rear wheel...
07-01-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,674
Posted By Daniel4

Here's a video that may help give you a little...

Here's a video that may help give you a little more confidence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Y4mbT3ozcA

The demonstration starts at 2:55.

There's another video somewhere showing and...
07-01-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,392
Posted By Kapusta

This is sort of like asking whether beer snobs...

This is sort of like asking whether beer snobs would go for Bud Light or Milwaukee’s Best first.

If they are dying for a beer and there are no other options they will take whatever is colder.
07-01-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,674
Posted By justslow

Head and eyes up and level. Look down and you'll...

Head and eyes up and level. Look down and you'll go down.
06-30-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,393
Posted By 257 roberts

I was a gun collector for many, many years and...

I was a gun collector for many, many years and one of the things that I collected was rifles chambered in 257 Roberts and I became known as the "Roberts" guy in my collector circle
06-30-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,392
Posted By dedhed

Depends on the thief

Depends on the thief
06-29-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,674
Posted By Rajflyboy

You must pedal Pedaling and speed will help...

You must pedal

Pedaling and speed will help you maintain balance. The slow speed balancing is much more difficult.
06-28-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,674
Posted By tyrion

Try to find a grassy hill with a very gentle...

Try to find a grassy hill with a very gentle slope and coast down it slowly, lightly dragging your feet for balance. Maybe there's a park or something like that nearby.

If you can't get up enough...
Forum: Foo
06-28-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By Clyde1820

Generally speaking, whether regarding a cycling...

Generally speaking, whether regarding a cycling route, a driving excursion, a run, or even kayaking trips ... my best experiences (with getting others to join the fun) have been:



Publish a...
06-27-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By canklecat

RJ the Bike Guy on YouTube. Lots of complete bike...

RJ the Bike Guy on YouTube. Lots of complete bike rebuilds, repurposing and makeovers.
06-25-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,943
Posted By alfordjo

And this thread is why many online forums are...

And this thread is why many online forums are dropping in participation.

A person gets a new bike and is excited....posts a photo and wants a few kind comments that share in their excitement.
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06-19-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,391
Posted By jdawginsc

Buy cheap from Walmart. Bring a tape measure and...

Buy cheap from Walmart. Bring a tape measure and try to size as best as you can... Ride it for a year. Practice doing a little maintenance yourselves using some youtube (fun bonding time). Have some...
06-19-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,391
Posted By Maelochs

Riding to get doughnuts is sort of...

Riding to get doughnuts is sort of self-defeating. :D
06-18-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,391
Posted By jlmonte

I'm thinking revisiting the college days is the...

I'm thinking revisiting the college days is the best place to start. You're talking 10 years ago, though plenty of physical change have occurred, Maybe start by simply recreating the past? If...
06-11-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,391
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I couldn't have said it better. In fact, Walmart...

I couldn't have said it better. In fact, Walmart is probably the only retailer that sells 2 bikes at your allotted price of $500 to $600. I love my $250 Schwinn.!! It has 1,500 miles on it. I like it...
06-08-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,391
Posted By Bigbus

Walmart is your friend. Go there, test ride a few...

Walmart is your friend. Go there, test ride a few around the aisles and have fun. If you aren't escorted from the store, you'll find a couple in your price range. And not all Walmart bikes are...
12-16-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,004
Posted By ramzilla

The old traditional names for bicycle makers has...

The old traditional names for bicycle makers has absolutely no meaning whatsoever anymore. There is no Raleigh, Schwinn, Fuji, Shogun, etc...etc...etc. anymore. There's a few gigantic factories in...
01-13-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,536
Posted By SkyDog75

Dick's kind of occupies the middle ground between...

Dick's kind of occupies the middle ground between the junkers you'd find at Walmart and the bikes you'd find at a quality bike shop, with some overlap on both ends of the spectrum.

For around-town...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-07, 12:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,733
Posted By SoreFeet

Most people on this forum respect plastic bikes...

Most people on this forum respect plastic bikes made in china or taiwan. Somehow Taiwann gets more respect. There is no particular brand to stay away from. Stay with the brand you feel offers the...
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