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01-17-23, 09:09 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,825
Posted By mstateglfr

Long thread about this elsewhere. Probably best...

Long thread about this elsewhere. Probably best to link to it, if that were allowed.

Anyways, like most all social activities and events in the US, cycling events can feature alcohol. That isn't...
01-17-23, 03:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,161
Posted By wolfchild

Riding with only one functional brake is just...

Riding with only one functional brake is just plain dumb.
01-16-23, 10:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,161
Posted By Troul

to add to what has been stated; if your weight...

to add to what has been stated; if your weight distribution is not always managed for all conditions, you increase your odds to over endo with a front brake emergency stop.

Being capable to...
01-16-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,825
Posted By Russ Roth

I'm sure some of biking culture can knock a...

I'm sure some of biking culture can knock a borderline alcoholic over the edge but I'm not certain its as serious as this article is trying to make it seem. I've done a number of MTB, Cross and Road...
01-16-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,825
Posted By rsbob

Read an article a month ago in a leading...

Read an article a month ago in a leading publication that stated the distance runners, marathon and ultramarathoners, tend to drink more than the general population. Endurance cyclists as well as...
01-16-23, 07:20 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,825
Posted By skidder

Cycling does have a drinking problem, but not as...

Cycling does have a drinking problem, but not as stated in the story link in the OP's post. Its more alcoholics forced to ride bicycles, and their disregard for traffic regulations while riding.
01-16-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,825
Posted By ofajen

Huh. I wouldn’t drink alcohol before or while...

Huh. I wouldn’t drink alcohol before or while driving a four-wheeled vehicle that is gravitationally stable in the upright position.

So, it also never really occurred to me to drink alcohol and...
01-16-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,825
Posted By rosefarts

I can’t imagine a scenario or friend group that...

I can’t imagine a scenario or friend group that would consider 6 beers a day normal.

I have a rowdy friend group. Climbers, rafters, skiers, and even brewers. Nobody drinks that much. Reading this...
01-13-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,069
Posted By jon c.

One could make a similar argument for the top...

One could make a similar argument for the top pricing tier of any good,
01-13-23, 12:00 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,069
Posted By Polaris OBark

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. ...

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. If people buy them, then they are priced according to perceived value. If they don't sell, then they are over-priced.
01-12-23, 09:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,699
Posted By BTinNYC

Maybe the water bottles are made from eggs.

Maybe the water bottles are made from eggs.
01-12-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By JW Fas

WARNING: EXPLOSIVES ON BOARD Drivers will...

WARNING: EXPLOSIVES ON BOARD

Drivers will give you both a wide berth.
01-12-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By FBinNY

Depending on the specific road/traffic details it...

Depending on the specific road/traffic details it might be better all the way around if you had your wife stop on the shoulder or a turnout then catch up from time to time, rather than be a...
01-12-23, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By Troul

without looking into it, that seems like it would...

without looking into it, that seems like it would gain a moving violation ticket for the SAG.
01-12-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Reflector Guy

I am picturing him with a big sheet of troll...

I am picturing him with a big sheet of troll stickers, probably something he bought to give to his grandkids, and he sticks one on his recumbent bike each time a thread makes it to six pages.
01-11-23, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By VegasJen

Did I do good?

As some of you may recall, I've been shopping for a tri bike. Was out in Florida visiting family and, as is my habit, was perusing the local CL bikes for sale. Ran across this package for $1000....
01-11-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Koyote

Why do old people always think that things were...

Why do old people always think that things were better back in the olden days?
01-11-23, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 394
Posted By Camilo

There's a million lightweight, medium weight and...

There's a million lightweight, medium weight and heavy weight balaclavas. Just go to a store that sells outdoor gear and find a couple in different weights. Bring your helmet and make sure it fits...
01-11-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,291
Posted By Keefusb

Back in my racing days (I was in my early...

Back in my racing days (I was in my early 30's...), we would have 2 training rides per week during the winter no matter what the weather was doing. I recall many rides where the temperature was below...
01-11-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By mstateglfr

"This is what I have personally experienced." ...

"This is what I have personally experienced."
"No you havent."

Haha, too funny.
01-10-23, 09:02 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Polaris OBark

The underlying assumption of all of his...

The underlying assumption of all of his evangelical posts is that recumbents aren't simply some other option, like road vs. gravel vs. down-country vs. hybrid. Rather, the assumption is that...
01-10-23, 06:20 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Eric F

I'm a fan of BBQ sauce with tots.

I'm a fan of BBQ sauce with tots.
01-10-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Koyote

https://i.imgflip.com/wslr8.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/wslr8.jpg
01-10-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Eric F

No. They don't. This is a fabrication that you...

No. They don't. This is a fabrication that you regularly put out there, but isn't actually based on facts.
01-09-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,368
Posted By rsbob

ebay doesn’t provide knowledgeable staff or have...

ebay doesn’t provide knowledgeable staff or have to pay mortgage, lights, etc. I just received a half hour of free service on a front mech that I couldn’t get right and offered to pay but they...
01-09-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,884
Posted By Trakhak

OP's opening sentence (in General Cycling, mind...

OP's opening sentence (in General Cycling, mind you): "In recent years there's been an increase in tire clearance for drop bar bikes."

Show of hands: who immediately concluded the reference was to...
01-08-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,368
Posted By MikeM21

Support your LBS

We are lucky here in Northern Virginia to have a bunch of great LBSs. I needed a spacer for to put my old 9spd Shimano cassette on my new DT Swiss hubs. Dropped in to A-1 Cycling a the Clocktower in...
01-07-23, 09:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,523
Posted By Koyote

I suspect that most people who use chamois cream...

I suspect that most people who use chamois cream (myself included) often ride significantly further than 20 miles.
01-07-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,523
Posted By BTinNYC

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/590x502/chrome_image_jan_7_2023_8_38_23_pm_est_caaadc5518d01d08989d2b72fa5a1f9d94c2c027.png
01-07-23, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,427
Posted By Shadco

I think a lot of folks bought a Chinese frame...

I think a lot of folks bought a Chinese frame without realizing they bought a Chinese frame.

.
01-07-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,523
Posted By wolfchild

:popcorn

:popcorn
12-28-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By Koyote

One day, twin sisters rode up on a tandem and...

One day, twin sisters rode up on a tandem and asked if I had any lubricant...
12-28-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By indyfabz

I was a coed at a large, midwestern college….

I was a coed at a large, midwestern college….
12-28-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By livedarklions

I'm resolving not to get intimate with any of my...

I'm resolving not to get intimate with any of my bikes.
12-27-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By sjanzeir

Sometimes, when I'm really desperate, I open the...

Sometimes, when I'm really desperate, I open the hinge of one of my folding bikes and spread the two halves of the frame apart...
12-27-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By dedhed

New around here?

New around here?
12-27-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By indyfabz

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you...

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you all summer to get to know them intimately, you're doing something wrong.
12-23-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,684
Posted By DMC707

“From my cold dead hand!!!!!!” Or ...

“From my cold dead hand!!!!!!”

Or Brooks is going to build a wall , and they’re making Specialized pay for it
12-22-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By Iride01

I'm okay not gaining light in the morning. I'm...

I'm okay not gaining light in the morning. I'm just happy days are getting longer and soon there'll be daylight remaining in the evening after normal working hours.
12-22-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By _ForceD_

Winter Solstice — bring on the longer days.

Good day today!!! Winter solstice was yesterday so now the days will be getting longer.

Dan
12-16-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,933
Posted By dedhed

Ride it like you stole it...

Ride it like you stole it...
12-16-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,374
Posted By DangerousDanR

It is a very common practice in the world of...

It is a very common practice in the world of electronics design and manufacturing to be tied to ground when handling static sensitive components.

Expecting some medical benefits from it sounds...
12-15-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,374
Posted By MarcusT

It seems that a new one comes out every few...

It seems that a new one comes out every few years. Not long ago there was the fad of avoiding the earth because of natural radiation it emits. They were selling lead sheets to place under your bed...
12-12-22, 08:15 PM
12-12-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,910
Posted By Shadco

It’s all the Brit’s fault. Their cars have...

It’s all the Brit’s fault.

Their cars have boots and wings too.

.
12-12-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,910
Posted By Lombard

Well, they are actually called shifters, but if...

Well, they are actually called shifters, but if you want to be really technical, they are D.I.L.D.O.S. - Deceleration Input Lever Derailleur Operation System.
12-06-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,025
Posted By FBinNY

FWIW - in most states the shoulder is NOT...

FWIW - in most states the shoulder is NOT considered to be part of the road.

Personally, I don't make my lane position decisions based on rights, but rather on what's most practical. Usually that...
12-05-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,025
Posted By jon c.

Don't know about the shoulders up there but where...

Don't know about the shoulders up there but where I ride the shoulders tend to get visually imperceptible waves as you get closer to the edge. Pavement is really a fluid and over time with heat it...
12-05-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,025
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Because debris - dirt, radial tire wires, glass,...

Because debris - dirt, radial tire wires, glass, etc, gets kicked to the right edge of the road by cars. We are literally riding in a debris field left by cars, and the furtehr right we go the worse...
12-01-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,635
Posted By indyfabz

I’d be more concerned about the dork disc, at...

I’d be more concerned about the dork disc, at least if you want to be considered a serious cyclist.
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