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09-19-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,255
Posted By Spreggy

Many thanks all, BF always comes through. The...

Many thanks all, BF always comes through.
The bents make sense, but there's also something very un-bike about them that I can't get past. It looks more like pedaling than riding, know what I mean? ...
09-13-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,441
Posted By Paul Barnard

Thanks for sharing your anecdote. ...

Thanks for sharing your anecdote.



See what I did there?
09-13-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,441
Posted By Paul Barnard

Distracted drivers will briefly look up, then go...

Distracted drivers will briefly look up, then go back to their distraction, then look up, then go back to their distraction. The hope is that something stands out when they look up. Our smaller...
09-09-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,343
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Call me skeptical but given your previous posts...

Call me skeptical but given your previous posts in this thread, I doubt you are interested in how charity rides work but rather looking for something else to crap on.

How is any of this related to...
08-31-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,595
Posted By Maelochs

Just doing my part .... if people weren't...

Just doing my part .... if people weren't posting stuff which prompted you peeved responses, what would you do all day?

And really, that is my point here ... you keep posting and complaining...
08-31-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,595
Posted By Maelochs

Actually, OP is by far the smartest person in the...

Actually, OP is by far the smartest person in the thread (well, maybe not, now that I am here .... :lol: )

OP wants tons of attention and posts utter nonsense ... and get tons of attention. So he...
08-30-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,595
Posted By Maelochs

I read some of these stupid threads because I can...

I read some of these stupid threads because I can feel superior to the posters ..... and then I feel bad about that, and then I realize that the posters are probably as good or better on bikes and...
Forum: Introductions
08-22-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By delbiker1

Everyone is from somewhere.

Everyone is from somewhere.
07-13-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,944
Posted By MoAlpha

Iron-shod wood was good enough for millennia.

Iron-shod wood was good enough for millennia.
07-03-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,706
Posted By sweeks

Luckily, I don't actually look at my bars to tell...

Luckily, I don't actually look at my bars to tell right from left!
I'd say I'm more OCD than A-R. :D
I don't think I'll take the tape off, since there's adhesive involved. Next time I'll know...
07-01-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,274
Posted By GhostRider62

OMG....this happened to me a few days ago on a...

OMG....this happened to me a few days ago on a long Z2 endurance ride. Three weenie club members chased me down and once they passed me, they slowed way down and then fanned out from the center line...
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By Chuck M

Welcome to BF Papa Dutch! It is great to have...

Welcome to BF Papa Dutch! It is great to have you. I look forward to seeing you post more!
03-25-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,215
Posted By 10 Wheels

Has nothing to do with Handel bars height. We...

Has nothing to do with Handel bars height.
We all have different leg lengths.
03-02-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 7,141
Posted By tomato coupe

He'd have to send me a sample of his gravel to...

He'd have to send me a sample of his gravel to compare them.
01-26-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,201
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I figure I'll be old when I reach the age of my...

I figure I'll be old when I reach the age of my favorite woodworking tools and sewing machines - another 30+ years.
01-12-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,078
Posted By Koyote

You might try asking your bike shop.

You might try asking your bike shop.
12-09-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,784
Posted By Surfer77

You are from Boston, as am I. Thrifty New...

You are from Boston, as am I. Thrifty New Englanders advice does not count!
Since I moved to the South six years ago, I have had to learn to smile at ppl. Otherwise they think you dont like them. ;...
11-17-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By indyfabz

Casual rides make up a lot of my rides these...

Casual rides make up a lot of my rides these days. Either those or loaded tours. Need to put training rides back into the mix because itís gotten harder to just jump on the bike for a week or two...
10-31-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,534
Views: 349,099
Posted By kahn

Yesterday about 23 and 1,110 feet - same old,...

Yesterday about 23 and 1,110 feet - same old, same old. Very chilly and a strong headwind from the north which made the zigzag route tougher and getting home rough!
10-30-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,534
Views: 349,099
Posted By ofajen

The rain finally stopped! 23 miles today.. sunny...

The rain finally stopped! 23 miles today.. sunny and about 60 degrees F. Very nice. People on the trails wearing costumes and a costume party at a trail stop/restaurant along the state trail.
...
10-03-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,539
Posted By Chuck M

Did the bike shop guy actually look at your bike...

Did the bike shop guy actually look at your bike or did he assume that because it was an old Schwinn it had a one piece crank with 1/2 threads? Because IMHO the replies here suggesting you remove the...
09-17-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,412
Posted By wolfchild

Personally I don't care what others think....When...

Personally I don't care what others think....When I used to ride centuries I took a lot longer then most., because I would stop along the way to eat and enjoy the scenery out in the country.
Why...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,442
Posted By WhyFi

Why are you starting a new thread? You've been...

Why are you starting a new thread? You've been told how to remedy the situation and you've seemingly ignored it - https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1238206-tubeless-repair-advice.html

Also,...
Forum: Introductions
08-26-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By sean.hwy

Brakes are good thing :-) Welcome to the...

Brakes are good thing :-)

Welcome to the board.
08-19-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By Daniel4

Try Googling " Best budget action cameras for...

Try Googling " Best budget action cameras for 2021" and see what suits your needs.

These things change all the time. What I bought in August 2020 is no longer available on Amazon. So I could not...
07-23-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,627
Posted By BobbyG

donm1967 Because of hand issues, two years ago I...

donm1967 Because of hand issues, two years ago I converted my 1997 Nishiki Blazer MTB to drop-bars like my road bikes. I also had inboard bar ends to approximate more of an on-the-hoods position, so...
07-17-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,245
Posted By LarrySellerz

We aren't trying to be professionals (though we...

We aren't trying to be professionals (though we do have a former olympian on the ride) we are just trying to race our bikes man. We only pull that on the fast days. Also check this out its radical...
06-23-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,242
Posted By ahsposo

I've used silcone lube on mine before I got the...

I've used silcone lube on mine before I got the Ryobi pump.
05-30-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,817
Posted By Bikesarecool21

What are the best suspention seatpost and...

What are the best suspention seatpost and adjustable handlebars?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,764
Posted By rousseau

I was inspired by this thread to pack some more...

I was inspired by this thread to pack some more grease into the hubs of the Zipp 404s that I bought used last year. I never liked the "angry bee" sound of the rear hub, and on this evening's ride...
05-21-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,691
Posted By MoAlpha

Not to discount the value of the Varia, but is...

Not to discount the value of the Varia, but is there any evidence that faster vehicles are any more dangerous in overtaking situations?

A significant number of my brush passes seem come from ...
05-16-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,350
Posted By Rolla

I'd wager that 95% of customers have no idea what...

I'd wager that 95% of customers have no idea what the word "geometry" even means when talking about bicycles, let alone what they'd prefer.



Unfortunately, most shop owners aren't inclined to...
05-02-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,963
Posted By The Chemist

I suppose that's possible, but it'd have to be...

I suppose that's possible, but it'd have to be pretty heavy rain for that, as it doesn't happen with light rain. If the rain was that heavy I just wouldn't be riding anyway.



Yes, I live in...
04-28-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,222
Posted By alo

In Australia, I have rarely had problems with...

In Australia, I have rarely had problems with dogs while cycling.

But you want to move to S E Asia. I normally get chased by dogs multiple times a day, and dogs often bite people. Dogs also have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 466,237
Posted By ultrarider7

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My newly restored Peugeot by the Vermillion River in Hastings,...
02-24-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,897
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

avoid road paint (lines) when possible

avoid road paint (lines) when possible
02-19-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,848
Posted By veganbikes

My guess is there is a few of us here maybe one...

My guess is there is a few of us here maybe one or two who enjoy beverages typically topped off with a bottle cap:
https://ninerbikes.com/products/yawyd
01-27-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,193
Posted By locolobo13

I feel younger as a result of bicycling. But...

I feel younger as a result of bicycling. But no, I don't feel that I am younger.

OTOH. Inside my mind sometimes I'm still that kid in HS exploring the streets. Sometimes the slightly more...
Forum: Commuting
12-20-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,749
Posted By exile

I wear Van Heusen dress pants. But I also have a...

I wear Van Heusen dress pants. But I also have a Dutch bike that doesn't require me to make changes to how I dress. I'm currently looking for over pants though since it has gotten to cold for just...
11-09-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Moisture

I'd be more concerned about the chain, BB and...

I'd be more concerned about the chain, BB and other components getting wet after a wet ride. The frame would be my very last concern. Newer bikes generally aren't as good quality as vintage stuff,...
10-30-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 14,712
Posted By tomato coupe

Here you go, just substitute bicycle for car:

Here you go, just substitute bicycle for car:
10-25-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,441
Posted By AU Tiger

I ride mostly pavement, but it's a rural area...

I ride mostly pavement, but it's a rural area with a lot of horse & buggies (which really do a number on the roads). And many rides have a mile or two of gravel roads mixed in with the pavement. Plus...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,541
Posted By bonsai171

Helmet cleaning

Anyone have ideas on how to wash out the inside of a helmet? I have sprayed it with a hose and that kept the odor down, now its pretty bad. Suggestions?

Dave
09-06-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,205
Posted By tallbikeman

As fietsbob notes both of the bicycles that broke...

As fietsbob notes both of the bicycles that broke above the crank had a brazed on fitting just where the break occured and the bicycles both had a very long chrome moly seatpost that was also...
08-25-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,808
Posted By rydabent

Just posting timely threads. Then there are some...

Just posting timely threads. Then there are some people that only like to post snotty replies.
08-20-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,496
Posted By Elbeinlaw

ScottRiqui: This is my first new bike in...

ScottRiqui:

This is my first new bike in the wireless era, so when the bike store told me it was a cycling computer, I though of those old wireless plastic computers on my handlebars. They...
08-19-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,903
Posted By genejockey

No need to work on improving technology, folks....

No need to work on improving technology, folks. Everything was perfected in the 1970s! :rolleyes:

I remember about 25 years ago, a now-defunct road bike magazine whose name I can't remember built...
07-29-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,677
Posted By wthensler

Bianchi CV Infinito with 45 ENVE and Di2. Had it...

Bianchi CV Infinito with 45 ENVE and Di2. Had it seven weeks and about 1,000 miles already.......

...
07-14-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,238
Posted By livedarklions

It could easily be argued that a strobe by itself...

It could easily be argued that a strobe by itself is inadequate by the California code at night. It's required to illuminate the road while the bike is in motion, and a strobe is, by definition, off...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,750
Posted By guadzilla

I have my mask on and pull it down under my chin...

I have my mask on and pull it down under my chin when i am riding. If there are other people in close vicinity, I just pull it up. Shows a bit of consideration to others, and that's not a bad...
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