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03-03-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 8,297
Posted By Miele Man

I like the LOOK type cleats. I have a few LOOK...

I like the LOOK type cleats. I have a few LOOK pedals or LOOK style pedals with the original cleat design. You can buy cleat covers for those. Get a cobbler to add a heel to your shoe or do it...
02-28-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,978
Posted By livedarklions

And start fewer threads.

And start fewer threads.
02-28-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,978
Posted By DrIsotope

Under no circumstances could I ride a century at...

Under no circumstances could I ride a century at a low enough intensity to complete it with what calorie stores I already have. Realistically, anything beyond 50 miles gets iffy.

I also don't...
02-28-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,762
Posted By indyfabz

A couple of places I am slated to revisit in...

A couple of places I am slated to revisit in June.


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Alpine meadow section of...
02-27-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,978
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You should probably eat something.

You should probably eat something.
02-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,963
Posted By Moe Zhoost

More dubious headlines from the media seeking to...

More dubious headlines from the media seeking to sensationalize a very limited academic study. Behaviour of drivers at 2 crosswalks in low income neighborhoods in Las Vegas doesn't confirm squat,...
02-05-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 429,134
Posted By jackbombay

You guys have some cool bikes! I've got a...

You guys have some cool bikes!

I've got a couple that are unconventional.

First is my plain old tall bike, not all that tall, but certainly not normal, it actually has an %805 gear range on...
01-02-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Caliper

I'm confused: with the valve at 6:00, it would...

I'm confused: with the valve at 6:00, it would be pointing up and the sealant will drain away from it. This is exactly what I do to make sure that sealant DOESN'T spray out...


If I were to...
12-27-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,247
Posted By badger1

https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/

https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/
12-20-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 363,498
Posted By Bigbus

A lot of valve caps have the two prongs extended....

A lot of valve caps have the two prongs extended. Find them at the auto parts store for 'Shrader valves. I have one on everything I ride with Shrader valves and a spare in the tool box screwed onto a...
08-12-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,776
Posted By leob1

That should be SOP on every ride. A short ride...

That should be SOP on every ride. A short ride 10-20 miles I'll usually have one spare tube, a longer ride I'll carry two tubes and extra gas. And of course a patch kit.
08-08-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,084
Posted By jppe

Can you tell heís retired?

One of our local 60+ cycling legends set new mileage records for himself this month. Even enduring the Carolinas heat and humidity. He sure hasnít been bored with his retirement!!

Pretty strong...
08-07-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,601
Posted By bwilli88

I love this leather tape, got it from a BF member...

I love this leather tape, got it from a BF member a while back. Works nice with my Brooks flyer....
08-06-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,476
Posted By thook

i have had that happen more than once! i thought...

i have had that happen more than once! i thought maybe i was being too rough with the valve stem securing nut, but i wouldn't think i'd have to be that uber sensitive with it. the tubes i've been...
08-06-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,979
Posted By Happy Feet

Why do you care what other people do?

Why do you care what other people do?
08-06-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,700
Posted By verktyg

605 Side Pulls vs 999 Center Pulls

By the 1970's the Weinmann 999 center pull brakes were called the 610 and 750 models which referred to the reach. They remained pretty much unchanged from the mid 60's until the 1980's. DiaCompe made...
08-06-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 32,763
Posted By Lemond1985

The late Peter Tork may have benefited from this...

The late Peter Tork may have benefited from this wisdom, but your advice came too late to save him. :(

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7008/6498136513_c76ef3d3c7.jpg
...
08-06-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 32,763
Posted By livedarklions

After reading all the comparisons between the...

After reading all the comparisons between the safety of bicycle riding and bathtubs, I have come to one final conclusion:

Don't ride bikes in the bathtub.
08-06-19, 01:46 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 32,763
Posted By downtube42

I came across a cycling fatality a few years...

I came across a cycling fatality a few years back, about halfway through a brevet. I didn't know him; he was one of the stronger riders so I'd never interacted with him. It was a straight, flat,...
08-05-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 32,763
Posted By drlogik

I'm 61 and ride regularly. I also ride with a...

I'm 61 and ride regularly. I also ride with a Take-a-Look mirror attached to my sunglasses. I never ride without it. I can see the cars coming up behind me just by moving my eyes and not my head. ...
08-05-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,106
Posted By ksryder

Yes. Human history is full of examples of...

Yes. Human history is full of examples of tolerance for opposing viewpoints.

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08-05-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,549
Posted By madpogue

B-b-but will Kenda be around after the Zombie...

B-b-but will Kenda be around after the Zombie Nuclear Apocalypse, to supply 37-597 tires for all the Varsi-nentals that will be the only bikes still around?
Forum: Introductions
08-05-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By chaw418

Hello. from Quebec, Canada

Hi everyone, I haven't cycled in 3 years after i got my bike stolen. I'm looking into getting back on the bike. Please be supportive.
08-05-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,106
Posted By TimothyH

He works for a copier company. He's not military...

He works for a copier company. He's not military or first responder.


-Tim-
08-04-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,106
Posted By TimothyH

Ride any way you want but making an employee be...

Ride any way you want but making an employee be on-call 24x7x365 is immoral. A company which does this is abusive. I would never allow an employeer to treat me unjustly like that.

My my manager...
08-02-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,549
Posted By TenGrainBread

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
08-02-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,549
Posted By cudak888

Yep, all that electroforging tends to have an...

Yep, all that electroforging tends to have an EFFECT on SOME PEOPLE.

-Kurt
08-02-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,013
Posted By spinnaker

NOPE! Horrible advice. You know nothing about the...

NOPE! Horrible advice. You know nothing about the OP.

The only good part about it is setting a goal. But make it a reasonable one that you know you can attain . Pick a hill that you aren't able...
08-02-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,549
Posted By TenGrainBread

Oh my. :foo:

Oh my. :foo:
08-01-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 32,763
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Change your mindset. You're not "in traffic." You...

Change your mindset. You're not "in traffic." You are traffic. Act accordingly, and the cars around you will tend to do the same.
08-01-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,264
Posted By Witterings

I love the way people that weren't there, haven't...

I love the way people that weren't there, haven't seen what the ground is like, have absolutely no idea what speed you were doing nor how tight the bend is and yet they suddenly become the overriding...
07-31-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,547
Posted By dsbrantjr

Absolutely use a ruler, my opinion is that chain...

Absolutely use a ruler, my opinion is that chain checkers exist to help sell more chains.
Forum: Foo
07-30-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 110,589
Posted By skidder

Get A Job ...

Get A Job

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysKhbaLyIFw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH-i8IvYIcg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,187
Posted By CyclingFever

Once you go clipless you don't go back.

Once you go clipless you don't go back.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,780
Posted By Sojodave

He forgot to mention that slam dancing on your...

He forgot to mention that slam dancing on your pedals adds more speed...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,187
Posted By Kimmo

Bill Hicks had a similar theory... ...

Bill Hicks had a similar theory...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgzQuE1pR1w
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,780
Posted By seypat

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.
07-27-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13,982
Views: 2,995,640
Posted By 2cam16

Picked-up this freebie yesterday from this nice...

Picked-up this freebie yesterday from this nice older gentleman. His brother was the original owner and it was handed down to him. He even printed out a transfer of ownership. lol I'll probably try...
07-26-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,435
Posted By frogbiscuit

1000 miles this year

At 58 I finally hit 1k. Probably will hit close to 2k this year if I can stay healthy
07-25-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,540
Posted By Bandera

I'm still sticking with: Sidewalks are for...

I'm still sticking with:

Sidewalks are for pedestrians, bicycles being vehicles belong in the roadway or on a MUP.

-Bandera
Replies: 54
Views: 4,041
Posted By Cwurfel

1977, Colnago

any guesses on value?
the Italian flag group is matching set even brake...
07-24-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,204
Posted By nomadmax

I'm a life long cyclist and have no idea what...

I'm a life long cyclist and have no idea what those markings mean. I'm not smart enough to be saved ;)
07-23-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,094
Posted By Cruiser2112

All I wanted was an Electric Cruiser...

So many people had a hand in completing this 2+ year project.
Anthony Hobbs/Flying Machine Bikes, initial design, frame, fork, rack & handlebar fabrication.
Mark Deezy, Sutter St. Cruisers, general...
07-23-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ogsarg

I also have tinnitus and am sensitive to wind...

I also have tinnitus and am sensitive to wind noise. When I was motorcycling, I wore ear plugs 100% of the time but don't want to block out that much sound on a bike.

I have some cat ears and they...
07-22-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By Jon T

Cat Ears

I've spent the better part of the last 40 years working in a machine shop. As a result, my hearing sucks BIG time and I have tinitis. I can't hear a damn thing on my rides other than the wind rushing...
07-22-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,682
Posted By delbiker1

What works, or makes sense, to one person does...

What works, or makes sense, to one person does not correlate to another. Do it the way that works for you and let another do it the way that works for them. Why even "bother" patching a tube on the...
07-22-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,682
Posted By davester

But why even bother with "glueless" patches? A...

But why even bother with "glueless" patches? A vulcanizing patch (e.g. Rema) will take just a couple of minutes longer than a glueless patch to install (i.e. the time to smear on the cement and wait...
07-22-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,242
Posted By caloso

These are all great bikes, and if you want to buy...

These are all great bikes, and if you want to buy one of them, go for it. But none of those bikes is going to make the difference between staying with the A group or getting dropped. The riders in...
07-20-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,540
Posted By Daniel4

What myth? It's the law where I live. And BTW,...

What myth? It's the law where I live. And BTW, I've been riding since I was 12 and am 58 now. So I too know of what I speak. So, as you said, if sidewalk riding doesn't everywhere, don't state it as...
07-08-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,682
Posted By a77impala

Tube repair patch.

I ran out of tube repair patches so went to local W Mart, all they had were Scabs! Didnít want but Sunday local bike shop closed!
Had a flat today, used a Scab to fix and on my way, less than a mile...
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