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01-17-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,723
Posted By Milton Keynes

When I'm riding in colder weather I wear nylon...

When I'm riding in colder weather I wear nylon workout pants, but unfortunately they're not skin-hugging, so the cuffs tend to be loose. To keep them from getting caught in the chain I use yellow...
01-17-23, 09:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,842
Posted By Milton Keynes

Drinking non-alcoholic beer is like burning...

Drinking non-alcoholic beer is like burning incense that smells like pot.
01-17-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,842
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree, nobody I ride with drinks that much,...

I agree, nobody I ride with drinks that much, that I know of. Some times, after our regular weekly group rides we might have a margarita at the Mexican restaurant we usually go to, but I don't see...
01-17-23, 09:14 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,842
Posted By Milton Keynes

The bike culture in one vacation town tends to...

The bike culture in one vacation town tends to lean toward alcohol, so that means all bike culture is into drinking during/after rides? I mean, it's easy enough to just refrain from drinking if you...
01-13-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Milton Keynes

It's obvious that it's going to be a long winter....

It's obvious that it's going to be a long winter. When spring comes around and people on here start getting out and riding their bikes things will get better.
01-12-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By Milton Keynes

Giant bikes, you say? ...

Giant bikes, you say?


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I notice they didn't put the lock on right, some...
01-12-23, 08:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,523
Posted By Milton Keynes

I bought a tube of Butt Butt'r but didn't realize...

I bought a tube of Butt Butt'r but didn't realize it was for women when I bought it. Guess I'll have to turn in my man card now. At least anyone drafting me will enjoy my nicer smelling a*s.
01-12-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Milton Keynes

Looks like a great deal. You even got a trainer...

Looks like a great deal. You even got a trainer to go with it. I'm guessing whoever sold it is getting out of cycling.
01-12-23, 08:13 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Milton Keynes

And, ironically, Saturday Night Live was much...

And, ironically, Saturday Night Live was much better back in the olden days.
01-12-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 394
Posted By Milton Keynes

A few years ago I bought one of those "scarves"...

A few years ago I bought one of those "scarves" which is basically a fleece tube you put over your head and wear around your neck, but you can pull it up over your head and cover your ears and part...
01-12-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By Milton Keynes

Because they loved it! They couldn't get enough...

Because they loved it! They couldn't get enough of it! Flibbetyfloob!


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01-09-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,427
Posted By Milton Keynes

Next you'll be telling me my frame marked...

Next you'll be telling me my frame marked "Peugot" is a cheap Chinese fake...
01-09-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Milton Keynes

My helmet mounted light is used in addition to...

My helmet mounted light is used in addition to the taillights I have on my bike.
01-02-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By Milton Keynes

That's an interesting cell phone holder he used.

That's an interesting cell phone holder he used.
01-02-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Milton Keynes

I have one like this (with red LED) strapped onto...

I have one like this (with red LED) strapped onto the back of my helmet:...
12-29-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'll be testing out new equipment on New Year's...

I'll be testing out new equipment on New Year's Day, my new taillight. After a close pass this year early in the morning on a dark road, I figured I needed a taillight which is brighter than what I...
12-29-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Milton Keynes

As long as it's a "giant laser." ...

As long as it's a "giant laser."

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12-29-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,685
Posted By Milton Keynes

When Brooks saddles are outlawed, only outlaws...

When Brooks saddles are outlawed, only outlaws will have Brooks saddles.
12-28-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By Milton Keynes

You mean bikes aren't called "she" like...

You mean bikes aren't called "she" like ships?
12-28-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,025
Posted By Milton Keynes

That's what I've often thought... I don't mind...

That's what I've often thought... I don't mind close passes as long as the vehicle is moving slowly. I'd much rather have a 2' pass at 20 MPH than a 4' pass at 60 MPH.
12-28-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By Milton Keynes

Dear Bike Penthouse Forum, I never thought that...

Dear Bike Penthouse Forum, I never thought that this would ever happen to me...
12-28-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By Milton Keynes

Not really a resolution, but I do plan to do...

Not really a resolution, but I do plan to do another century in 2023.
12-27-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,910
Posted By Milton Keynes

Sorry, the N didn't get in there, I meant...

Sorry, the N didn't get in there, I meant "seatstanchion."
12-27-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,368
Posted By Milton Keynes

Never on the first date.

Never on the first date.
12-27-22, 08:49 AM
12-27-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By Milton Keynes

I saw one like this where a guy was being stalked...

I saw one like this where a guy was being stalked by a cougar, but he was armed with a pistol. He fired a few shots at it, don't think he hit it but eventually scared it off. The thing is if he'd...
12-26-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 882
Posted By Milton Keynes

I bought a new front wheel in all black to match...

I bought a new front wheel in all black to match the all-black rear wheel I had to buy a few months ago when my previous rear wheel cracked. I also bought a new, super bright taillight a couple of...
12-26-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By Milton Keynes

At any rate I'm looking forward to warmer weather...

At any rate I'm looking forward to warmer weather so I can get outside and ride again. Spinning on my bike in my office is OK but fairly boring.
12-25-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By Milton Keynes

Warm kitty, soft kitty, Little ball of fur ...

Warm kitty, soft kitty,
Little ball of fur
Happy kitty, sleepy kitty
purr purr purr
12-25-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'll be glad when it doesn't get dark at 5 PM any...

I'll be glad when it doesn't get dark at 5 PM any more.
12-25-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 597
Posted By Milton Keynes

I bought myself a new all black front wheel to...

I bought myself a new all black front wheel to match the rear one I had to buy this year when my original one cracked.
12-03-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,635
Posted By Milton Keynes

This is why I'm glad I ride an old bike. The...

This is why I'm glad I ride an old bike. The paint is in excellent condition, but if it gets a little blemish I'm not going to fret over it. I'd just consider it a battle scar.
11-27-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,372
Posted By Milton Keynes

When I've talked about my hybrid bike in the past...

When I've talked about my hybrid bike in the past to someone, they thought I was talking about a motorcycle with an electric motor drive and a gasoline engine to charge the battery.
11-26-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,590
Posted By Milton Keynes

How often do brifters just "crap out?" Twist...

How often do brifters just "crap out?" Twist shifters on cheap Walmart bikes, yeah, I've seen those crap out and not keep friction or hold their position, but brifters and trigger type shifters are...
11-26-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,683
Posted By Milton Keynes

Sorry to hear about your spill. I can...

Sorry to hear about your spill. I can sympathize, because October of last year I took a spill myself and broke a bone in my right hand. Had to undergo surgery to have a screw put in the bone, and...
11-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By Milton Keynes

Locally, all I know of are some old railbeds...

Locally, all I know of are some old railbeds turned into biking/hiking trails, no motor vehicles allowed. It's nice to ride on them without worrying about getting run over.
11-22-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Milton Keynes

That reminds me of a statue of a buffalo I once...

That reminds me of a statue of a buffalo I once saw in Bismark, ND, made entirely out of rebar welded together.
11-19-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By Milton Keynes

I once found a bottle of vodka in a dumpster...

I once found a bottle of vodka in a dumpster...
11-16-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,851
Posted By Milton Keynes

Have you seen what it does to metal pipes? If it...

Have you seen what it does to metal pipes? If it can do that, think of what it's doing to your stomach...
11-16-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,098
Posted By Milton Keynes

Or best yet, do what I do... have a taillight on...

Or best yet, do what I do... have a taillight on the back of the bike and a light on the back of your helmet.
11-16-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Milton Keynes

Now I know what to do with that old wheel that's...

Now I know what to do with that old wheel that's hanging in my garage.
11-16-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,572
Posted By Milton Keynes

One of the dumbest things you can do is stand...

One of the dumbest things you can do is stand behind a jet aircraft which is beginning its takeoff roll. If that jet wash is powerful enough to propel a multi-ton aircraft down the runway and into...
11-16-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,256
Posted By Milton Keynes

I just wear my regular prescription glasses with...

I just wear my regular prescription glasses with sunglasses which clip on to them.
11-16-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,572
Posted By Milton Keynes

Roger, Roger.

Roger, Roger.
11-15-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,862
Posted By Milton Keynes

And as far as removing a wheel, it's quite easy...

And as far as removing a wheel, it's quite easy to undo the V-brakes to allow you to take the wheel out, and hook them back up once you've replaced it.
11-15-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,098
Posted By Milton Keynes

I don't know if this is the brightest, but this...

I don't know if this is the brightest, but this is the one I just bought: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HEF6R9Q?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details. It's pretty bright, very hard to look...
11-15-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,862
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've never had an issue with V-brakes once...

I've never had an issue with V-brakes once they're properly set up.
11-15-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,572
Posted By Milton Keynes

That picture reminds me of the story of the Gimli...

That picture reminds me of the story of the Gimli Glider. Air Canada flight which ran out of fuel because they mixed up imperial/metric units, glided down to land at the unused runway at Gimli to...
11-15-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,496
Posted By Milton Keynes

There are a lot of hobbies which are a lot more...

There are a lot of hobbies which are a lot more expensive than riding bikes. Want to get rid of a lot of money quickly? Go buy a boat or a horse.
11-15-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,496
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you can afford it, it makes you happy, and it...

If you can afford it, it makes you happy, and it doesn't negatively impact your life, then go for it.
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