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09-29-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,196
Posted By branko_76

I'm 90 going on 15

I'm 90 going on 15
09-29-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,196
Posted By CAT7RDR

True. Then, there are the naysayers in the family...

True. Then, there are the naysayers in the family that do not exercise, get fat, take meds, die early and pontificate on all the bad aspects about cyclists. This just makes me want to get away from...
09-27-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 922
Posted By trainchaser

I've never stopped since getting my first Schwinn...

I've never stopped since getting my first Schwinn ten speed bike when I was 12 years old, been riding since then, road bikes, mountain bikes, a flat bar road bike and now my new fitness bike, Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By walnutz

Gatorskins.

Gatorskins.
09-22-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,662
Posted By jadocs

I fail to see what the issue is. Cop is stopped,...

I fail to see what the issue is. Cop is stopped, you stop, he motions for you to go. You didn't mention if there was other traffic there so I assume it was just you the intersection and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,497
Posted By Rides4Beer

You spend way too much time worrying about what...

You spend way too much time worrying about what other people are doing, just ride your bike. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,497
Posted By WhyFi

Because it feels better without 'em. Wearing them...

Because it feels better without 'em. Wearing them is like taking a shower while wearing a raincoat.
09-19-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By genejockey

I have 4 road bikes, each of which has its own...

I have 4 road bikes, each of which has its own particular flavor, from 30 year old Italian steel with 15 year old Campy kit to brand new carbon fiber with 105 and disc brakes. I ride whichever one I...
09-19-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I think 3 is generally good: one you love, one...

I think 3 is generally good: one you love, one you like, and one you abuse.
09-19-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,320
Posted By FiftySix

Typo or not, that right there is funny. :roflmao2:

Typo or not, that right there is funny. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,695
Posted By znomit

It's for those people who ride further than you...

It's for those people who ride further than you do.
09-12-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,803
Posted By Troul

Common sense is not common. Playing chicken...

Common sense is not common. Playing chicken isn't a good idea.
09-09-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,339
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The terms spinning and mashing pre-date "Spin...

The terms spinning and mashing pre-date "Spin classes" by many years.

Spinning typically denotes higher cadence work.
08-30-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By SurferRosa

I use whatever upside-down frameset I have on...

I use whatever upside-down frameset I have on hand ... with brakeset for lateral truing and an extra spoke (with rubber band) for vertical truing.
08-22-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,095
Posted By genejockey

A new bike will inspire you to ride more, and...

A new bike will inspire you to ride more, and longer, and try harder things, and maybe enjoy riding that much more. If it's more stable at speed than your hybrid, you might find yourself seeking out...
08-22-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,095
Posted By indyfabz

Ask not what a new bike can do for you—ask what...

Ask not what a new bike can do for you—ask what you can do for a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,137
Posted By Ogsarg

I'm generally a function over form guy but when I...

I'm generally a function over form guy but when I was looking at bikes last year, about the only absolute requirement I had was that it not be matte. As mentioned, it's a pain to keep clean and to me...
08-19-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,405
Posted By Elbeinlaw

I second tomato coupe's comment. I've only seen...

I second tomato coupe's comment. I've only seen a couple of your posts, Borax Kid, but I'd like to point two things out. First, if you're lucky, you too will become a person of vintage. And...
08-17-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When...

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When the solution comes to you, you probably will have no idea how you did it....
08-17-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,476
Posted By MNebiker

When is the last time you saw a driver use the...

When is the last time you saw a driver use the old hand signals to announce a turn? Probably not since they invented turn signals and AC. They may be mentioned in the DMV rule book but I doubt if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,854
Posted By Sy Reene

Wipe down the chain with some Head&Shoulders?

Wipe down the chain with some Head&Shoulders?
08-16-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You don't need to do anything. 1992-2008 standard...

You don't need to do anything. 1992-2008 standard Campagnolo left ergo levers have 12 positions of which 6-7 are used for triples and 3-4 doubles.

Since don't benefit from low gears - just install...
08-11-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,686
Posted By livedarklions

Mounting a flashing 700 lumen light right where...

Mounting a flashing 700 lumen light right where it's best positioned to hit a driver's eyes directly, what could go wrong?

Again, someone so obsessed with eliminating the probability of an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,381
Posted By UsedToBeFaster

Is your answer Nothing Stops you?

I was hoping you'd answer, I've read of your legendary feats discussed on the touring forum and I informally dubbed you the queen of touring! My backside got sore just reading about those thousands...
08-01-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,340
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'm still waiting for the killing cages with...

I'm still waiting for the killing cages with motors to comply.... :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,681
Posted By Dean V

I can't see how this is even a discussion. ...

I can't see how this is even a discussion.
Forget the science. You don't need it.
Go for a ride on a hot day with a base layer on. Remove it mid ride and see if it is cooler.
I have always found...
07-31-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,217
Posted By phughes

Give me a bit, I'm suited up and will give it a...

Give me a bit, I'm suited up and will give it a try.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:07 PM
07-29-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,733
Posted By John Foster

07-28-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,403
Posted By rydabent

Probably one of the few good things that may come...

Probably one of the few good things that may come out of this virus thing.
07-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,212
Posted By cb400bill

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...
06-30-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,983
Posted By pdlamb

I'm feeling better! and happier! Really I am! ...

I'm feeling better! and happier! Really I am! Please make it stop!!!
06-30-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,983
Posted By bruce19

I will continue to use my Speedplay Zeros up to...

I will continue to use my Speedplay Zeros up to about 120 rpm. Others may differ.
06-26-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,282
Posted By CAT7RDR

I thought my carbon frame bike had some issues...

I thought my carbon frame bike had some issues when riding downhill on a rough concrete surface. Then, I remembered I was use to riding my Reynolds 853 steel frame down the same rough road and none...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,173
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

06-19-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By hillyman

They're all in getting their new Walmart bikes...

They're all in getting their new Walmart bikes repaired after riding 10 mi or so
06-16-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,891
Posted By u235

I think this thread sucks, convince me otherwise.

I think this thread sucks, convince me otherwise.
06-15-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,660
Posted By CAT7RDR

The darker side of me wants to force a...

The darker side of me wants to force a "competitive" e-bike rider to drain his battery going up a grade attempting to stay ahead of me and force a battery change or a turnaround because they are out...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,098
Posted By AMGwagon

Agreed... when I see someone take a KoM without...

Agreed... when I see someone take a KoM without HR, cadence and a PM I assume it's a cell phone and should be DQ'd. Cell phones can be somewhat inaccurate (just look at the analysis where the motion...
06-09-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,981
Posted By greatscott

I call it the nightmare of the future. Cycling...

I call it the nightmare of the future. Cycling philosophy is about simplicity transportation, and the world seems to have forgotten that. I've been riding bikes for over 50 years and NEVER EVER...
06-05-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,451
Posted By subgrade

I don't want to be passed, pedestrian or not. So...

I don't want to be passed, pedestrian or not. So expect a stick in your front wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,098
Posted By livedarklions

I try not to wave at other cyclists when there's...

I try not to wave at other cyclists when there's drivers and pedestrians around because that will tip the non-bicyclists off to our secret plot for world domination.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,552
Posted By AlmostTrick

One vote for tubeless is more trouble and mess...

One vote for tubeless is more trouble and mess than it's worth.
11-27-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,170
Posted By prj71

^^^^Strong OCD.

^^^^Strong OCD.
05-10-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By Reynolds

I could make that for free, but I prefer to put...

I could make that for free, but I prefer to put my bike on the stand and put 1 drop of oil on each roller. Takes maybe 2 mins more, but it's better IMO.
04-30-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,922
Posted By Skipjacks

Talking to dogs is fun. But if they talk...

Talking to dogs is fun.

But if they talk back....it means you've ridden a little too hard that day and it's probably a good time to take a rest.
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