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09-18-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,979
Posted By droppedandlost

I don't mind them at all. I like each of my bikes...

I don't mind them at all. I like each of my bikes to offer something different.

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09-18-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,979
Posted By bikemig

Well they were spec'd on lower end bikes by and...

Well they were spec'd on lower end bikes by and large. That said some really nice Schwinns have them like this '73 Schwinn Sports Tourer:

...
09-17-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,514
Posted By Drillium Dude

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd...

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd wager over 70% are old coots (like me). As we die off, there are less and less of us interested in vintage bikes; I suspect it's always been this way....
09-15-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,842
Posted By livedarklions

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of...

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of driving, I've never been unreasonably inconvenienced by a cyclist. I do deliberately "get in the way" of a driver behind me when they're likely to take a...
03-05-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,915
Posted By UniChris

I've moved your declaration of biased viewpoint...

I've moved your declaration of biased viewpoint from the ending to the beginning.

When you start with the bias, you're then in pickle of what to do about the uncanny resemblance between vehicular...
08-26-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By freeranger

Lots of ideas here: 100 Bike paint jobs ideas |...

Lots of ideas here: 100 Bike paint jobs ideas | bike, paint job, bicycle (pinterest.com) (https://www.pinterest.com/levy7599/bike-paint-jobs/)
08-16-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,970
Posted By ofajen

Most would say I’m slightly interesting and very...

Most would say I’m slightly interesting and very nerdy. 😊

Otto
07-20-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,814
Posted By Whitecoyote

Wabi Special ...

Wabi Special

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,508
Posted By Doomrider74

You don't have to "despise" the marking industry...

You don't have to "despise" the marking industry at all, and doing so isn't a sign of intelligence, either (I'd argue quite the opposite). It just takes a bit of critical thinking.

Personally, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,088
Posted By rosefarts

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-10-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,881
Posted By indyfabz

Use the toilet. Or get a second litter box....

Use the toilet. Or get a second litter box. Bathroom competition problem solved. :D
07-09-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,064
Posted By indyfabz

Update: The woman was camping in town. There was...

Update: The woman was camping in town. There was a couple camping there as well. Food in both tents when the bear first showed up. After it initially left they secured their food and went back to...
07-07-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

? :foo: I must have been reading about the recent...

? :foo: I must have been reading about the recent activities of elected officials selected by the voters from a different Texas. Names could be provided in a P&R thread.
06-29-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,064
Posted By Bigbus

I had a large mutt want a piece of me so bad it...

I had a large mutt want a piece of me so bad it jumped a puny 3 foot fence while the owner looked on and simply stood there. I knew immediately by the speed it was approaching and the set of its...
06-29-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,895
Posted By 55murray

The only thing you missed was five years of...

The only thing you missed was five years of riding. Don't let that happen again!
06-29-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,895
Posted By pdlamb

On the twelfth day back on the site, bikeforums...

On the twelfth day back on the site, bikeforums gave to me:
12 brand new chain lubes
11 best clothing threads
10 better tires
9 best gravel bikes
8 sweaty helmets
7 lightest bicycles
6 where...
06-28-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,797
Posted By cb400bill

Well, the good part is after your little rant...

Well, the good part is after your little rant you’re now one post closer to ten.
06-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,897
Posted By Bah Humbug

Am I not “racy” enough?

Every morning (almost literally) I wake up, put on spandex, and go out riding one of my “Tour de France-type” drop bar bikes. Every day I pass flat bar bikes of all sorts - mountain, hybrid,...
06-26-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,470
Posted By El Fug

The Wikipedia article on countersteering is...

The Wikipedia article on countersteering is really good. It touches on many of the points of contention I've seen in this and other threads.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Countersteering
06-25-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,470
Posted By redcon1

The effect of countersteering is easy to see in...

The effect of countersteering is easy to see in Keith Code's videos with the motorcyle fitted with a fixed bar. it is impossible to turn the motorcycle more than a few degrees off center by the...
06-24-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,356
Posted By WhyFi

Dun dun DUNNN!

Dun dun DUNNN!
06-23-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,143
Posted By indyfabz

We need a poll asking if your bottles wear socks...

We need a poll asking if your bottles wear socks and if so, what color(s).
06-23-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,143
Posted By Koyote

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not...

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not get banned.
06-23-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,852
Posted By Lazyass

New Wabi Pro crankset coming

They just posted it on their FB. I'll be buying a silver one as soon as it's on their website, I don't even care what it costs. I've been looking for a silver Omnium forever but those were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,278
Posted By LarrySellerz

The hybrid triggers cat 6 in the actually fast...

The hybrid triggers cat 6 in the actually fast people who are out on long structured training rides and might otherwise let me go, most of the riding I do is commuting so I'm going much harder for a...
06-22-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,470
Posted By terrymorse

Countersteering with the handlebars isn't merely...

Countersteering with the handlebars isn't merely possible on a bicycle. It is the predominant method for steering and balancing a bicycle.

Steering by shifting body weight is certainly possible on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,278
Posted By LarrySellerz

Weird rules for the group ride

Sup guys, I tried to ride with a group ive heard about, most of them were super nice but 2 of the leaders told me I couldn't ride with them because I didn't have any kit and didn't sign a waver,...
06-22-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,274
Posted By billridesbikes

No you should not! Jaywalking shouldn’t a crime...

No you should not! Jaywalking shouldn’t a crime in the first place. Streets are for people, and people can figure out when to cross a street, instead we criminalized walking. Jaywalking laws where...
06-20-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,237
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. Trek.

Yes. Trek.
06-20-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,237
Posted By 10 Wheels

First Bike a HUFFY. Liked it Much....$35 New in...

First Bike a HUFFY. Liked it Much....$35 New in 1952
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06-18-21, 05:22 AM
06-17-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By P!N20

This is pretty much the aesthetic I aspire to....

This is pretty much the aesthetic I aspire to. Note aero QR lever positions.
06-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,757
Posted By indyfabz

Black fishnets.

Black fishnets.
06-16-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Sure is kinda pretty, though

Sure is kinda pretty, though
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By nabeelbashi

I think I'll be enjoying the bare tubes for a...

I think I'll be enjoying the bare tubes for a while, then maybe go with one of those fancy pants color shifting paint jobs :)
06-15-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 15,645
Posted By Flatforkcrown

What’s wrong with buying a used part and...

What’s wrong with buying a used part and installing it yourself?
06-15-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,708
Posted By P!N20

Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum

"I loosened the clamp bolt and took the seatpost out."

"Gumwalls don’t look very good on that bike."

"Why don’t you put a carbon fork on it?"

"How much do those cranks weigh?"

"That’s a...
06-14-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,168
Posted By indyfabz

I have more of a problem with people who cannot...

I have more of a problem with people who cannot even spell "Bernie" correctly.
06-13-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,152
Posted By livedarklions

Harris Cyclery Last Day

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Just now, Harris family on the last day of Harris Cyclery. They...
06-13-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,903
Posted By rydabent

No, if the ride is listed at a no drop ride at a...

No, if the ride is listed at a no drop ride at a certain speed, I expect everyone to adhere to that. I only drop back with a slow rider to make it a no drop ride. If I or someone else dont, it...
06-08-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,371
Posted By 10 Wheels

My 8 Speed was my best bike to Ride. 2003 year....

My 8 Speed was my best bike to Ride. 2003 year. Bought Used 2011
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06-05-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,887
Posted By genec

When someone makes a deliberate choice to drive...

When someone makes a deliberate choice to drive in a manner that is not recommended, not advised and may be against the law... then it isn't an "accident."

Failing to remain fully engaged,...
06-01-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,962
Posted By DocJames

shots fired!

shots fired!
05-29-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,584
Posted By Paul Barnard

There is no question that some vehicles are...

There is no question that some vehicles are parked or stopped in the bike lane without a thought given to how it might affect others. My tangent on this thread is that there are times when there...
05-27-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,584
Posted By tomato coupe

They're probably world tour riders. You don't see...

They're probably world tour riders. You don't see bike handling skills and fearlessness like that with ordinary cyclists.
05-27-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By Trsnrtr

I don't understand your response. This is the...

I don't understand your response. This is the proper place for your question as prostate cancer is discussed here often and frequently. It's where all health related questions are posted for the 50+...
05-26-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,962
Posted By badger1

However ... I believe the op's premise is...

However ... I believe the op's premise is inherently flawed. The Stingrays were 'heavy' bikes, were they not? If so, then a whole generation of American kids were should have been getting workouts...
05-23-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 93,033
Posted By Sonofamechanic

This big flake is difficult to get down and then...

This big flake is difficult to get down and then smoothed out into an even gloss, but I’ a big fan too. Even in sunlight its hard to capture in a still...
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05-21-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 15,459
Posted By njkayaker

What's being discussed here requires a base level...

What's being discussed here requires a base level of competence. It's a talking about a refinement of a skill people (who can ride) already have.

No one here is suggesting to start people without...
05-21-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 15,459
Posted By njkayaker

This thread doesn't really belong here. In...

This thread doesn't really belong here.

In any case, most people (including newbies) already think they know all they need to know about cycling and are stuck not being very good (or as good as...
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