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04-23-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,296
Posted By DangerousDanR

Just so we are clear, my time stamps refer to the...

Just so we are clear, my time stamps refer to the video shown in this article:...
04-16-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,544
Posted By AlmostTrick

Am I the only guy who doesn't care that you don't...

Am I the only guy who doesn't care that you don't care? ;)
03-29-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,553
Posted By Toespeas

i think what you mean is is the same thing i have...

i think what you mean is is the same thing i have been saying , we cant allow the bike industry to continue to tell us what we should buy , producing world tour frames based on uci rules and racing...
03-29-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,553
Posted By UniChris

Eye of the beholder - that's a nice looking bike...

Eye of the beholder - that's a nice looking bike for a few miles around town.
03-27-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,553
Posted By BFisher

You're obligate cyclists are a small enough...

You're obligate cyclists are a small enough percentage of the population to be served entirely by the used market.

Unfortunately, most don't want that option.

Bowing out. Happy riding. :)
03-25-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,553
Posted By cyccommute

Iím not getting your point here. Your first...

Iím not getting your point here. Your first sentence makes no sense.



You do it for fun or the bragging rights. You also probably didnít load your bike up with clothes for commuting or...
03-17-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,494
Posted By rdnzl

There are some real nice paved trails in my area,...

There are some real nice paved trails in my area, that follow a river for about 20 miles. Nice and flat for the most part. That is where I will start out.
01-23-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By wgscott

Just rub some dirt on it. ...

Just rub some dirt on it.


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01-21-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,416
Posted By canklecat

Pretty good advice. I should follow it. Back...

Pretty good advice. I should follow it.

Back in the autumn my neck and shoulder were aching (old injuries) and I was getting slower on the bike. So I decided to take a little time off to let the...
12-29-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,426
Posted By big john

I wonder what all of this means?

I wonder what all of this means?
10-05-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,165
Posted By Hermes

Typically, I do not do group rides except for...

Typically, I do not do group rides except for training sessions at the indoor velodrome with my coach. That facility is shut down. My wife and I have been riding a lot together and we avoid groups...
10-05-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,165
Posted By reverborama

I guess I'm lucky (?) in that the majority of my...

I guess I'm lucky (?) in that the majority of my riding is solo, the rest being with my wife. I do a handful of big events in the summer but none this year. Since March I have ridden 3 times each...
09-24-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,153
Posted By livedarklions

What's the deal with you and Grant Petersen...

What's the deal with you and Grant Petersen anway? Did he steal your lunch money or something?

All I know is that my '90s steel racing bikes are faster than hell and yes, they look really, really...
09-04-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,925
Posted By Shp4man

I'll admit it. It used to bother me when people...

I'll admit it. It used to bother me when people passed me on the bike path. No more. My appreciation for bikes not designed for racing has increased, Kickstands, bags, bigger tires, a comfortable...
08-26-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,078
Posted By Biker395

One of the things COVID has taught me is that...

One of the things COVID has taught me is that people have wildly different risk tolerances.
08-21-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,686
Posted By hubcyclist

its funny though, the gravel roads outside of the...

its funny though, the gravel roads outside of the city arenít pancake flat, over 150miles I had 12k ft of climbing, lots of rolling hills
08-21-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,686
Posted By holytrousers

I would like to point out the fact that some...

I would like to point out the fact that some people in this thread have been making fun of old age ... respect old age guys, even if older people think differently, there is always something to learn...
08-20-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,686
Posted By rydabent

Not just copiers, but probably 350 machine types...

Not just copiers, but probably 350 machine types from typewriters to small main frame computers and most everything in between.

As far as being "trapped" in Nebr, we have clean air, clean water...
08-19-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,686
Posted By boilermaker1

I can see you're not a boilermaker or pipefitter...

I can see you're not a boilermaker or pipefitter welding to ASME high pressure codes. In those trades extremely high quality butt welds are made on various steel alloys, often with a heli arc root...
08-19-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,686
Posted By Just Mark

Any other social media cliches you want to throw...

Any other social media cliches you want to throw out? Oh, and shut up, go to work and pay your taxes I can collect my social security.
08-19-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,686
Posted By Germany_chris

I like lugged steel, I like TIG'd steel....I like...

I like lugged steel, I like TIG'd steel....I like steel
08-19-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,686
Posted By GlennR

Have you ever seen the workmanship that goes into...

Have you ever seen the workmanship that goes into a Seven bicycle?

The welds are a work of art.

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08-15-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,417
Posted By GlennR

Your body needs time to recover. I'm riding...

Your body needs time to recover.

I'm riding more this year than others... almost 2x more. I have to remember not to ride more than 3 days in a row and have at least 2 days off a week. I find...
08-11-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,227
Posted By 79pmooney

I find I pay better attention to my driving with...

I find I pay better attention to my driving with a stick shift. MIssed it over the years I drove an automatic. Went to buy a Prius and got confronted with a choice - goodies and paddle or the simple...
08-10-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,355
Posted By BookFinder

Almost lifelong motorcyclist speaking here. The...

Almost lifelong motorcyclist speaking here. The word you are looking for us posers. Many posers have a $25,000 garage-queen motorcycle sitting in the carport, and $1,500 worth of helmets and gear...
08-02-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,554
Posted By GlennR

Don't ride on MUPs. ;)

Don't ride on MUPs. ;)
08-02-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,275
Posted By jack pot

>>> you just described the average bred WHITE &...

>>> you just described the average bred WHITE & true american family man, juror, voter, tax payer, church goer, city official, state legeslator, congressman as not measuring up to your standard. they...
08-02-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,940
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, alcohol has an adverse effect on my blood...

Yup, alcohol has an adverse effect on my blood pressure so I’m giving up alcohol. Being part of alcohol culture where heavy drinking is accepted it becomes normal. The heart palpitations it is...
07-31-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,725
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m not sure if could ride in a group because...

I’m not sure if could ride in a group because after 25 years of cycling I have always been a solo rider. I guess I ride to get away from people. Zoning out at my own pace and losing sense of time...
07-17-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I average around 120 miles a week on the bike ...

I average around 120 miles a week on the bike and don’t smoke. Never get sick. Beer is a vice but not everyday or in an irresponsible manner. Hopefully Darwinism will find me as one that should make...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,811
Posted By Amt0571

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't...

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't regret it.
06-25-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,222
Posted By tomato coupe

It seems that you have a choice; either carry 8...

It seems that you have a choice; either carry 8 masks or quit riding. Personally, I think you should be safe and choose the latter.
06-12-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,833
Posted By Doug64

My chief gripes are: cyclists riding against...

My chief gripes are: cyclists riding against traffic or on sidewalks, followed by black diesel pickups driven by jerks.
05-29-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,655
Posted By Maelochs

Actually, if the exit ramp is in the wilderness,...

Actually, if the exit ramp is in the wilderness, hide the bike really well, take off the wheels and pocket the skewers, lock everything together with a lock and chain, and then lock it all to a tree...
05-29-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,717
Posted By Hondo Gravel

If you eat a watermelon seed then a watermelon...

If you eat a watermelon seed then a watermelon will grow out of you’re belly button :eek:.
05-26-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By canklecat

Yep, I rode as soon as the t-storm front passed...

Yep, I rode as soon as the t-storm front passed temporarily Monday. Hardly anyone out there. Beautiful afternoon/evening. Only concession I made was to take the hybrid with fat all weather tires for...
05-24-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,705
Posted By Kapusta

My sceptacism about group rides comes from my...

My sceptacism about group rides comes from my experience riding occasionally with one other person, and also from what I observe (and sociologists observe) in group dynamics. And also from the few...
05-22-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,969
Views: 578,254
Posted By big john

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

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05-21-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if you science types want to have some...

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...if you science types want to have some pull, a Nobel prize isn't gonna cut it. You need to consider becoming social media influencers on Tik Tok or Twitter. You need "followers" in the 100,000...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,173
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not paying. If they can't make money selling...

I'm not paying. If they can't make money selling the contacts info and browsing habits from my phone, they don't deserve to stay in business :roflmao2: As far as I'm concerned, a ten dollar Casio...
05-04-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,678
Posted By cyccommute

Tacoenthusiast sarcasm is correct. No one is...

Tacoenthusiast sarcasm is correct. No one is going to stop you while you ride and check your papers. But I would also suggest not going to places where everyone else is riding. Go explore somewhere...
04-23-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,969
Views: 578,254
Posted By captain belly

On the Katy Trail - MO River Sunset

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I love sunsets over the MO River. Katy Trail State...
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