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01-31-23, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Herzlos

That's really quite impressive and well thought...

That's really quite impressive and well thought out. Secure storage for 7000 bikes, with bike repair shop, underneath the central train station.

The Dutch are really putting the rest of the world...
01-28-23, 12:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,421
Posted By urbanknight

If you mount them backwards the brakes will make...

If you mount them backwards the brakes will make the bike speed up instead of slow down.
01-24-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,343
Posted By genejockey

At Genentech, BITD, we used to say you can save...

At Genentech, BITD, we used to say you can save yourself hours in the library by spending a couple months in the lab.
01-24-23, 08:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,262
Posted By Unca_Sam

Yeah, it's working. I see more commuters by bike...

Yeah, it's working. I see more commuters by bike every month. Most drivers are ready to share the road and give plenty of space when they eventually overtake. Most bike lanes are well-planned, though...
01-23-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By wolfchild

I guess a fancy dork disc is more important than...

I guess a fancy dork disc is more important than brakes to some people.... What those bikes really need is brakes, just because they're fixed gear doesn't mean they shouldn't have brakes.
01-22-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By rsbob

Get a chain keeper and it will never happen again.

Get a chain keeper and it will never happen again.
01-22-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,262
Posted By DaveSSS

I ride like driving a car. I make a left turn at...

I ride like driving a car. I make a left turn at a major intersection, but I'm riding in the left-most lane before the intersection, just like the cars. You have the right to use the road like other...
01-20-23, 10:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,273
Posted By TMonk

I think we're done here.

I think we're done here.
01-20-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,273
Posted By livedarklions

Completely lame. You're equating an editorial...

Completely lame. You're equating an editorial decision to basic denial of civil rights. I have absolutely no respect for your playing the victim here. This is a privately run forum that is...
01-20-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,273
Posted By rosefarts

Im the one person who gave your initial post a...

Im the one person who gave your initial post a positive response. That was in response to learning that a mid drive conversion is fairly simple.

You are being a complete jackass. I feel like the...
01-19-23, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,273
Posted By veganbikes

I would definitely not say it is better, a bike...

I would definitely not say it is better, a bike not designed to be an e-bike as an e-bike vs. one designed to be an e-bike. My bike is way better than slapping something on something I own. The only...
Forum: Recumbent
01-19-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By DeadGrandpa

There are several things you need to think about...

There are several things you need to think about before you test drive a trike. What sort of riding do you intend to do? Go really fast? Low slung high speed trikes have seats that are reclined way...
01-19-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,938
Posted By big john

Seems kinda dickish.

Seems kinda dickish.
01-17-23, 03:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,205
Posted By Ironfish653

Sure, if I think I understand what you're asking...

Sure, if I think I understand what you're asking for.
The big difference is in the CG, and how the rider can affect it.
So, taking away variables like suspension, a bicycle has a far shorter...
01-17-23, 01:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By Reflector Guy

Comedy gold! My co-workers all looked in to see...

Comedy gold! My co-workers all looked in to see what I was laughing about. :)
01-17-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,205
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Step #1: Ride down a steep hill with only the...

Step #1: Ride down a steep hill with only the front brake.

Step #2: Have next of kin post results.
01-17-23, 09:35 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,663
Posted By Milton Keynes

Drinking non-alcoholic beer is like burning...

Drinking non-alcoholic beer is like burning incense that smells like pot.
01-16-23, 03:48 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,663
Posted By grantelmwood

Does Cycling Have a Drinking Problem?

I am not plugged into any sort of bike culture, so this was news to me.
https://www.bicycling.com/health-nutrition/a42259477/cycling-drinking-alcohol-effects/
01-16-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By tomato coupe

More like the videos played on the little screens...

More like the videos played on the little screens installed on gas pumps.
01-16-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By Reflector Guy

Something tells me it's going to be a long, cold...

Something tells me it's going to be a long, cold winter....
01-14-23, 06:17 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,743
Posted By Lombard

If you like to feelevery atom of road surface,...

If you like to feelevery atom of road surface, what do you need tires for? Just ride on the rims!
01-13-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,758
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Don't VW's and hippies kind of go together ? ...

Don't VW's and hippies kind of go together ? It'd be better if it was a microbus

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01-12-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,743
Posted By big john

To be taken seriously? First, if someone says you...

To be taken seriously? First, if someone says you have to buy something at a certain price point to be taken seriously why would you take that person seriously?
01-12-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,192
Posted By bike eagle

How do you know it works for everyone? What...

How do you know it works for everyone? What about the millions of people who tried cycling and quit because they weren’t comfortable? Of course, they also don’t post in these forums, because they...
01-12-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,192
Posted By tomato coupe

Just toss them over your left shoulder ... it...

Just toss them over your left shoulder ... it helps offset the imbalance caused by the drivetrain being on the right side.
01-09-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,914
Posted By Rolla

I see no correlation between tire width and...

I see no correlation between tire width and handlebar shape; I could ride drops with 2.8" tires or flat bars with 25mm. It all depends on the terrain and riding surface, and there’s no tipping point.
01-05-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,586
Posted By Koyote

Quick links ftw.

Quick links ftw.
01-05-23, 01:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By dedhed

One word - Paragraphs

One word - Paragraphs
12-31-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By wolfchild

For me personally, full fenders with extra long...

For me personally, full fenders with extra long mud flaps are a must have accessory on every bike which I use for winter riding. They not only protect my clothes from road salt but also protect the...
12-29-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,407
Posted By wolfchild

In order for something to have a personality it...

In order for something to have a personality it needs to have a life in it and be alive...What your talking about here is " anthropomorphism ".
12-27-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,407
Posted By indyfabz

I can just imagine. "First, I want to slowly...

I can just imagine. "First, I want to slowly loosen your quick release until your front wheel falls lazily to the floor. I reach for the lube and go to work, making sure I every inch of your chain...
12-27-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,597
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...
12-27-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,407
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.
12-26-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By Lombard

Here goes another...

Here goes another thread...........................


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12-23-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,540
Posted By base2

You sit on a seat. You straddle a saddle....

You sit on a seat. You straddle a saddle. Everybody knows that.
12-19-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,412
Posted By Lombard

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-19-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,412
Posted By livedarklions

They work by lightening the wallet of people who...

They work by lightening the wallet of people who buy them.
12-18-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,412
Posted By trailangel

Hold on...... I need to pack my pipe, and I...

Hold on......
I need to pack my pipe, and I will get back to you.....
12-17-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,412
Posted By skidder

Interesting to read through all these thread...

Interesting to read through all these thread entries. I looked at the links above and the only one that comes up is the 'harmony783' link. Basically a marketing document (or an advertisement), a...
12-16-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,960
Posted By Ogsarg

I would call the police immediately and let them...

I would call the police immediately and let them know what happened and give them the contact information for the person that sold it to you. Let the police figure out whether the seller is a fence...
12-16-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,412
Posted By MarcusT

That's how gravel bikes started and now there's...

That's how gravel bikes started and now there's gravel shoes, shorts, shirts, socks, chammies, glasses, etc. So, yea.
As a kid, we called earthing, playing in the grass, I guess that' why I'm...
12-15-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,412
Posted By zaje

we were running barefoot around when I was a kid;...

we were running barefoot around when I was a kid; doctors at that time (and today as well) were saying that you need to go out to beach, forest, countryside and walk barefoot because feet have a lot...
Forum: Recumbent
12-14-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By newbert

A video on how it folds and unfolds would be...

A video on how it folds and unfolds would be quite helpful, if you'd like comments and or suggestions. Also some specs such as weight, dimensions, whether it can be fitted for e-assist, etc.would be...
12-14-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,597
Posted By big john

I have a Manx. He just showed up when I lived in...

I have a Manx. He just showed up when I lived in the hills 11 years ago. People dump animals in that area but he was the first one who wanted to live with us. He was quite the hunter back then and...
12-13-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,597
Posted By Shadco

Fredward wondering if the sink makes his tail...

Fredward wondering if the sink makes his tail look fat.

...
12-12-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,950
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: 3,950
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.
12-05-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,009
Posted By TiHabanero

I have a Silca Pista pump purchased new in 1986...

I have a Silca Pista pump purchased new in 1986 and it is still working. Costs nothing to use and is rebuildable when it needs it. To date only two plunger leathers have had to be replaced, and just...
12-04-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,348
Posted By rydabent

You are seeking the unobtainable. The only thing...

You are seeking the unobtainable. The only thing close to excellent comfort will be found on a recumbent bike or trike.

If you are in the snow belt that first 25 mile ride in the spring leaves...
11-23-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,216
Posted By Broctoon

Wealth is certainly relative. I see what...

Wealth is certainly relative.

I see what others around me have: big, new-ish homes with sprawling, beautifully landscaped yards. New cars. Bikes with carbon fiber frames and wheels, and electronic...
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