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09-02-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,652
Posted By Bendopolo

Setiously misunderstood

[my Point being if you are not massive enough to take the hit, and most of us are not, than get out of the way. I do. No fun getting pummeled to prove your point. Maybe I mistated my feeling on this....
09-01-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,652
Posted By Bendopolo

Two guys side by side

Bulk up...or get out of the way. Law of the jungle. I also give cars a wide berth, right or wrong they donít feel a thing
08-26-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Bendopolo

General cycling discussion

I posted in ď what was your longest rideĒ. I put on a picture, but four popped up. Three were completely unrelated to my post. Quite obvious. I tried to edit them out but couldnít figure it out....
08-26-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,097
Posted By Bendopolo

Longest ride

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08-13-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,973
Posted By Bendopolo

Sart

Never has to happen in the first place. A complete breakdown of the law aided by the ACLU and the lawyers that feed off the government freely. Not just my take.....this was always our bike trail,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,179
Posted By Bendopolo

Much adu about ....

Everyone should ride a single speed for their first year. You learn a lot about the intricacies of riding a bike. A lot of planning involved. Speeding up so you can make it over a hill, relaxing on...
07-31-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,047
Posted By Bendopolo

E motorcycle

The https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/580x435/a81fdf02_9aa5_410f_90c3_84b107e49e80_fafce2d2b916af80bcdd0f60bb3e2c82e767151c.jpeg$3500. Comes with fake( non functional) pedals so...
07-26-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,455
Posted By Bendopolo

Say what?

Looks like he is in a spot of bother...
Time to spin them
He is deep in the well
Looks like the road doesnít matter
07-20-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,419
Posted By Bendopolo

Bells

Seems like all my bells eventually break. Now I just say ďDing DingĒ , if they are really dumb I say ďDing Ding Ding-a-LingĒ!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,955
Posted By Bendopolo

Passing

i fly by everybody, except those that fly by me😅. I applaud them!
06-17-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,700
Posted By Bendopolo

Metric Century

i just call that a ďrideĒ.
06-11-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,077
Posted By Bendopolo

Wheelsuckers

Wheelsucking for a moments rest is ok. It is up to you to stay aware of your surroudings. This is for your own good.Your wheelsucker is probably too out of breathing introduce him/herself. I always...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Bendopolo

Which bike

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Take the bike you love to ride. Put her thru her...
06-04-18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,318
Posted By Bendopolo

800% better windflow

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05-27-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,696
Posted By Bendopolo

Water

Anybody else just throw a couple of bottles in your jersey pockets on a hot day ? Over 90 degrees and I have two on the bike, one in each pocket on my shorts and three on my back. These are all throw...
05-23-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By Bendopolo

Cool air, dance a little, get up offa dat seat,...

Cool air, dance a little, get up offa dat seat, hopefully accelerate, then get back to the grind....
05-21-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,437
Posted By Bendopolo

Ues

My Cannondale FSI 2. Awesome. Wicked fast on the street and off-road...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Bendopolo

Threads

Melt them with a lighter...
05-11-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,287
Posted By Bendopolo

Dog

Lady( always seems to be a lady) saw me coming down a single track for a hundred yards. Although she had twenty chances to avoid it, she pulled her dog onto a wooden bridge right in front of me. I...
Forum: Touring
05-07-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,624
Posted By Bendopolo

Rides

Why not just rent an E-bike and go for a motorbike ride with your friends. It is in-expensive to do once in a while. With your ligit ďreal RiderĒ legs you can still dust them at will. Most of the...
05-05-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,638
Posted By Bendopolo

Maybe. Iím sure you have seen a young driver with...

Maybe. Iím sure you have seen a young driver with his/her head down texting, sitting on the middle of the street. I have many times. Consequently, I took my 89 year old Dads keys away after a 90 mph...
05-05-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,638
Posted By Bendopolo

About time you joined the club !

93 year old lady, 16 year old kid. It doesnít matter, cars hurt. I was mirrored by a truck and my helmet was yanked right off my head. I went ene over end. Laying on the street I saw my helmet was...
04-28-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,948
Posted By Bendopolo

Titanium cruiser

see budnitzbicycles.com
04-23-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Bendopolo

Unicycles

Didnít see any of those mythical beasts...perhaps because it was Sunday.
04-23-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,389
Posted By Bendopolo

Flying over the bars

Its called ď doing the SupermanĒ...
04-22-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Bendopolo

Ciclavia

I had a really good time. Had to go up a few allys to avoid ďwalk your bikeĒ zones. Shot up Mountain ave. to Baldy Mountain Restaurant for a Guacamole Burger and a nice frothy beer. Great, wind in...
04-21-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Bendopolo

Ciclavia

Always good for a laugh. This one is Sunday the 22nd. San Dimas to Claremont.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Bendopolo

Pedal

One foot in front of the other,
...over and over, in a circle.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,562
Posted By Bendopolo

Downhill

I just will it.... I think.
Note: I was wrong. I switched bikes with my buddy on a downhill run and he passed me right by. Iím giving special mention to my Schwalbe Marathon + tires. They are great...
03-13-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,522
Posted By Bendopolo

Snow

Go for a hike. Great cross training. Great exercise, and you really get to see the land. I am amazed at how far I travel sometimes, almost a bike ride. I use a couple of shock absorber ski poles for...
03-08-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By Bendopolo

Drilllium...

Drilllium...
03-08-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

Cannon

More like, suck down whole bottle of water, start breathing deep and holding it for two seconds. Exhale completely. Repeat. Keep cadence at 40. If it drops you are done. Race up those climbs, telling...
03-07-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

Mia

Damn they forgot the right side again....still works though.
03-07-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

Cannondale FSI 2

Picked up my green monster from REI Tustin. Ended up costing me $299 after store credit.
Moving up from aluminum frame and wheels to carbon fiber is a lesson in plush. Bike fit like a glove after...
03-04-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

Monday! 3/5

Getting measured as my bike is being built. Worth taking the day off from work. Build takes an hour and a half including the few tweaks that are certain to happen. Have to decide which bars to use...
02-24-18, 08:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,777
Posted By Bendopolo

Riding uphill

No drugs.i ride uphill and it is hard. Why. Why canít I just jackhammer along like on level ground. Physicists have not discovered the Graviton. I learned about that 40 years ago. They found the...
02-23-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,777
Posted By Bendopolo

Gravity

Really, gravity is only the description of the effects of Maas on Space. In effect, the effort you feel riding up a hill is caused by time slowing down as you get further from the center of mass....
02-18-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 51,225
Posted By Bendopolo

Fix

Just throw money at it. Seems to be a common thread. Why is this my fault? Iíve worked my entire life. Gone thru the divorce and lost it all phase. Now I made it back and have retired. The whole time...
Forum: Foo
02-04-18, 10:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,440
Posted By Bendopolo

Ice cream man

Daveís got something for you
Iím your ice cream man
Stop me when Iím passing by
Iíve got all your flavors
Dixie cups and push ups too...
Guaranteeeeeeeed to satisfy!
How can ya not smile at...
01-29-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,713
Posted By Bendopolo

Flats

I ran my beach cruiser with Fix a Flat for four years. Every once in a while it would shoot white liquid out for a few seconds. Then seal up. When the tires finally wore out, I had to cut them off....
01-28-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,866
Posted By Bendopolo

Bike skinny?

Iím 5-10 225. Bit of a fire plug. I got back serious with my bike at 49. 57 now with 80,000 under my tail on three bikes. Most of the miles ended up on my SS mountain bike. Iíve done a dozen...
01-27-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

Wholesale + 20% more

Sample: FSI Carbon 2
Retail $3600
WH $3100
20% -$ 620
Total $ 2480+ tax
Great price but itís $2480 dollars.
Free frame/lefty $0
Set carbon rims $800
Derailleur $250...
01-27-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

New frame

That is my most favored path. The new frame is Carbon and Iím not sure the SS will work. I would be going to Press fit BB. Will eventually squeak. With that comes a derailleur and more fiddling. On...
01-26-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

Bendo (Marco) Polo

[QUOTE=AlmostTrick;201338 Fishing moniker - a traveling fisherman. Doc told me to spend half my time on a bike and the other half fishing. I love my Doctor!
01-26-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bendopolo

Broke my bike !

I have owned 4 Cannondale bikes. My latest was purchased brand new in 2009. My Caffiene SS was an awesome bike. I got it to make me faster on my road bike and it ended up being my go to bike for the...
01-24-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,561
Posted By Bendopolo

Slick

Even in sunny SoCal we have to deal with slick situations. Last week I was riding up a residential street when a car full of kids started to drift across the road. I jumped the curb and found myself...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By Bendopolo

Fast

Faster than many, so not as fast as some.
P.S. last Summer in 97 degree heat I was passed on SART by a young man in Leviís, cowboy boots and a hoodie, cinched up, on a rusty beach cruiser, and he...
01-13-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,420
Posted By Bendopolo

C - Rash

Since I ride long distances, it always seems I have to ride back home, or to my truck. I rode back to my truck with two broken ankles and two broken wrists and four broken ribs. Had trouble getting...
01-11-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,963
Posted By Bendopolo

Speed

Great subject. I donít judge anybody. Go slow as your feeble legs will spin. Please stay to the right....
01-05-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 12,911
Posted By Bendopolo

E bikes

It took me three years to raise my avg speed to 20.1 mph. I crashed few times, learned what I could and couldnít do. I learned how to brake under different conditions. My ass turned to steel. My body...
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