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Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By nomadmax

Eric, There's some good info at IPMBA ...

Eric,

There's some good info at IPMBA

IPMBA - Training, news, and networking for police bicycle patrols. (http://ipmba.org/)

It's an organization dedicated to Public Safety Cycling, Police,...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,267
Posted By himespau

I love Wald folding baskets with a bungee cargo...

I love Wald folding baskets with a bungee cargo net, but that's not what you're asking.
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By chas58

I know right? modern mountain bikes are long,...

I know right? modern mountain bikes are long, low, slack and pretty tall on the front end.

Makes it harder to go over the handlebars mountain biking, but makes the bikes a lot less versatile.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By base2

Well, the OP doesn't indicate his work bikes are...

Well, the OP doesn't indicate his work bikes are the latest & greatest. Still though, wow! That's a lot of travel in suspension since I seriously looked at things. Even if rake & trail have been...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By Darth Lefty

I guess I'm not surprised they gave you a turd...

I guess I'm not surprised they gave you a turd bike at work and you don't like it compared to the premium bikes you've been accustomed to riding for 25 years. And it's more like a comfort hybrid than...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By base2

A lot of modern "mountain" bikes are really not...

A lot of modern "mountain" bikes are really not suited for mountain biking at all. They are purpose built and ultra specialized for riding a chairlift to the top of a ski slope & coasting down.
...
05-26-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By canklecat

Check out The Black Bibs short inseam bibs...

Check out The Black Bibs short inseam bibs (https://www.theblackbibs.com/shop/bibs-shortin). I have their regular bibs and they're fine for the money.

I have the opposite problem. I'd prefer a...
05-19-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lemond1985

I have settled on this position too, after many...

I have settled on this position too, after many years of trial and error.

Rode yesterday with the saddle pointed slightly downward, and discovered something. When I do that it eliminates the...
05-18-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,148
Posted By JoeyBike

Fair question, not a bother. Almost anyplace...

Fair question, not a bother.

Almost anyplace I can think of that is away from traffic makes for great skating. So I prefer to do that. However, weather and other factors may push me towards a...
05-16-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,248
Posted By 86az135i

You would only want to use a gun as a last ditch....

You would only want to use a gun as a last ditch. Also flashing a gun when your life is not perceived to be in danger can get you in hot water. But I fully endorse carrying a gun. Just...
05-14-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Darth Lefty

I hope they dont. Wed have to stop telling the...

I hope they dont. Wed have to stop telling the Spinal Tap joke, its been a mainstay for a decade
05-12-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,549
Posted By streetstomper

The whole point of this topic is that the Bicycle...

The whole point of this topic is that the Bicycle Rider covers in the original post show that things were still laid-back in the 80s. Covers on the major cycling magazines were likewise focused on...
05-11-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,148
Posted By wolfchild

Auto manufacturers need to stop putting those...

Auto manufacturers need to stop putting those stupid infotainment systems into their vehicles and they also need to design and install software which prevents cell phone usage while driving. If the...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,438
Posted By phtomita

I have the mirrycle bar end mirror on my drop bar...

I have the mirrycle bar end mirror on my drop bar end. Can adjust to virtually any position and very happy with it.
05-07-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,066
Posted By pressed001

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it...

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it and wish all hubs were so quiet.
04-29-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By tcs

I went to the auto show for the first time in...

I went to the auto show for the first time in years. I was shocked at how complicated and non-intuitive the secondary controls have become, actuated by a touch screen that required eyes because it...
04-29-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,261
Posted By bear_a_bug

As one currently sardine-canned in an El train on...

As one currently sardine-canned in an El train on the way home from work due to heavy rain this morning, there's nothing so freeing as being master of your own commuting destiny on a bike.

So,...
04-29-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By Bigbus

I couldn't agree more with the "courteous" driver...

I couldn't agree more with the "courteous" driver who wants to give the poor guy on the bike the right of way when it's not appropriate comments. All they do is add confusion to the situation instead...
04-28-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,119
Posted By greatscott

I use those hooks in my garage, bikes take up...

I use those hooks in my garage, bikes take up less garage floor space when hanging from the ceiling. I hang mine by the wheels, the bikes are hung by the first bike being hung by the front wheel,...
04-27-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,141
Posted By Happy Feet

I believe the best thing to happen to cycling...

I believe the best thing to happen to cycling would be for every LBS to disapear for about 20 years. This would eliminate all the modern technology that people can not maintain themselves and return...
04-26-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,548
Posted By Viich

KMC chains are great - the $10-15 chains for 6, 7...

KMC chains are great - the $10-15 chains for 6, 7 & 8 speed are plenty durable. Chains get far more expensive as they get narrower (ie. more 'speeds') with $80+ 12 speed chains.
04-26-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,548
Posted By fietsbob

KMC chains have proven them selves Adequate ..

KMC chains have proven them selves Adequate ..
04-26-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,548
Posted By Kedosto

I roll with mid grade KMC chains. I like their...

I roll with mid grade KMC chains. I like their quick link design for ease of use. Even as a Clyde it's not a problem for me to get upwards of 5k miles out of one. I regularly get about 5k miles...
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