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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,464
Posted By u235

Most accidents are within 5 miles of your home. I...

Most accidents are within 5 miles of your home. I go 5 miles away then start to avoid that additional risk.
06-18-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,268
Posted By GlennR

Large groups are not fun. you're constantly...

Large groups are not fun. you're constantly waiting to regroup at lights and slower riders. 15 is my absolute limit but depending on the group, i'll drop off if its over 10.
...
06-18-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By canklecat

If you spot those on camera lenses, they're for...

If you spot those on camera lenses, they're for refreshing the bokeh.
06-18-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 669
Posted By Bandera

Do you mean Pea-Products International makers of...

Do you mean Pea-Products International makers of "Placebo Bearings" and "Wonder Lube"?

-Bandera
06-17-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Retro Grouch

Are you lucky! This is your big chance to...

Are you lucky!

This is your big chance to learn to build your own wheels. That's what I would do. Actually, that's how I got started building wheels.
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By unterhausen

it's news because the ragbrai rider didn't die of...

it's news because the ragbrai rider didn't die of alcohol poisoning


The main thing to take away from randonneuring deaths is that we are not immune. But there is only so much you can do. I...
06-17-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,816
Posted By nomadmax

I was the first Chairman/President of the...

I was the first Chairman/President of the International Police Mountain Bike Association for five years. I am also a founding member and a co-author of the Police Cyclist & Police Cyclist Instructor...
06-17-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 826
Posted By dglevy

Thanks for the additional info :thumb: I'm...

Thanks for the additional info :thumb:

I'm not actually dismayed about the factories being Asia, I was just concerned about counterfeiting. I bought some 'Eveready' button batteries on Amazon and...
06-17-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By djb

just type in "html gear calculator" and its the...

just type in "html gear calculator" and its the first one "bicycle gear calculator"

its a great tool, especially to be able to change/slide stuff and see the results right away, and to compare two...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,464
Posted By nomadmax

As a former bike racer I made it a point to ride...

As a former bike racer I made it a point to ride in the rain for two reasons. First, it provided me time on task training for wet weather riding/grip. Second, it was a chance to get quality...
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By unterhausen

don't forget to take off the freewheel first

don't forget to take off the freewheel first
06-16-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,471
Posted By TimothyH

Using Strobes on the Trail

Please don't turn this into a complain thread.

I'd simply like to ask those of you who use high powered strobe lights on the rail trails to please stop.

I'm not talking about crowded,...
06-16-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By GrainBrain

That's not bad at all, I wouldn't worry. Of...

That's not bad at all, I wouldn't worry. Of course you could walk the town - keep a searchin' all around - lookin' for a street corner wheel.
06-16-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By The Golden Boy

I got a 27" wheel that wants to ball all day ...

I got a 27" wheel that wants to ball all day

I got a 27" wheel that stay drunk all the time

Hey, hey, what can I do?
06-16-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By BradH

A song popped into my head as soon as I read the...

A song popped into my head as soon as I read the title.

I wouldn't worry about that. You won't even feel it.
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 992
Posted By jon c.

The title of the thread would suggest otherwise.

The title of the thread would suggest otherwise.
06-14-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,345
Posted By 52telecaster

Technically not a bicycle...

My grandfather built this in the 30s or 40s. He machined the 4 cylinder engine in his garage shop. I rode it when I was a kid. It recently came into my possession. Grandpa was the guy that told me,...
06-14-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By seau grateau

I'll never understand why y'all are so obsessed...

I'll never understand why y'all are so obsessed with half links. There's no reason a bike with reasonably long drop-outs can't easily accommodate a 2 tooth gear change.
06-12-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,816
Posted By Skipjacks

The value of a cop on a bike who can just put a...

The value of a cop on a bike who can just put a foot down and stop and talk to the public is HUGE

Especially in urban environments where police are accused of being distant from the population
...
06-11-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By AnkleWork

Safe for metal?!? Sure, why not. Anything is...

Safe for metal?!? Sure, why not. Anything is better than actual bike chain lube, right? You are in the right forum.

So we have "intimate" lube instead of chain oil,
Dirt instead of hand cleaner,...
06-11-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Ironfish653

If they hold air overnight, and arent showing any...

If they hold air overnight, and arent showing any splits or bulges, I'll ride an old set of tires.
I usually do on a new bike 'find' while I figure out what condition the rest of the bike is in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By caloso

Also, please consider using CO2, rather than CO,...

Also, please consider using CO2, rather than CO, as the latter is flammable and toxic if inhaled.
06-08-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Jeff Wills

Jef Mallett (aka Frazz) gets it

I enjoy Jef Mallett's Frazz comic strip enough that I have it on my Facebook feed. Today's posting hit really close to home:

"Most bicycle nerds do this, and most of us who do it are fully aware...
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,787
Posted By fietsbob

In the Boy Scouts , for me that was the 50's, we...

In the Boy Scouts , for me that was the 50's, we learned how to make campfires

by 1st carefully preparing the ground around where the fire circle was to be sited,

and also being Prepared ...
06-04-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,425
Posted By NomarsGirl

Only if it is made from freshly pressed babies.

Only if it is made from freshly pressed babies.
06-04-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,425
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I spent my 40 year career evaluating the hazard...

I spent my 40 year career evaluating the hazard potential of chemical hazards, both toxicological as well as physical. If you are indeed curious about what precipitated the concerns of your LBS, I'd...
06-03-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,750
Posted By Leisesturm

The woman that the Uber car hit was jaywalking at...

The woman that the Uber car hit was jaywalking at 2:00am! The car that hit her was doing 37mph in a 45mph speed zone. The back-up driver being on their phone looking at a movie was irrelevant. When...
05-26-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,511
Posted By Rollfast

Dude, read the rules, you have to complain for 6...

Dude, read the rules, you have to complain for 6 more posts before you can post pictures and stuff.

Bring the BBQ and enjoy some chillaxin. Set a spell, it's quicker than a neutrino's half life.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Dean V

I just don't get why people seemed concerned over...

I just don't get why people seemed concerned over what is maybe only 1 or 2W difference when they are just riding around.
Its not as if it is the World TT Champs.
Also if you are really in that...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,688
Posted By no motor?

Last time I answered this question I got a flat....

Last time I answered this question I got a flat. I'm not telling now.
05-24-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By Trsnrtr

Giving them away to a person in need.

Giving them away to a person in need.
05-24-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,047
Posted By MMACH 5

Trying to figure out the point of the OP's...

Trying to figure out the point of the OP's opening sentence. Are you really looking for information? What's the point of this being for "men" and not "little boys?"

Anyone who's never been...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By caloso

He has a trainer tire now. That one. Now...

He has a trainer tire now. That one.

Now he needs to buy a new tire for outside.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,719
Posted By Johnny Rad

https://i.imgur.com/5KLkA2Kl.png

https://i.imgur.com/5KLkA2Kl.png
05-21-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By Sir_Name

Well at that point you just deduct $8 from the...

Well at that point you just deduct $8 from the rear wheel price and think about how much money that front wheel find saved you. :thumb:
05-20-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,082
Posted By Mobile 155

It doesnít have to be a big conspiracy it can...

It doesnít have to be a big conspiracy it can just as easily be with a successful economy comes more private choices. There used to be hotels with shared bathrooms. People for some unknown reason...
05-17-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,031
Posted By rm -rf

https://i.imgur.com/5Vx3mMk.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/5Vx3mMk.jpg
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,086
Posted By Bob Ross

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million...

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million Dollar Man!
Forum: Foo
05-14-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,301
Posted By DesmoDog

As someone who's been working as a development...

As someone who's been working as a development engineer in the auto industry for about 30 years now I have a different view of things than some here. These are random comments so bear with me...
...
05-13-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By tiger1964

A world record in... driveway edging? ;)

A world record in... driveway edging? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,301
Posted By livedarklions

If you do, remember it's yank, yank, yank at a...

If you do, remember it's yank, yank, yank at a steady pace, not yank, pause, ouch, pause, yank, yank, pause ouch.
05-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24,400
Views: 1,899,192
Posted By TMonk

Had this in my inbox this morning. I put in a...

Had this in my inbox this morning. I put in a lot of work this season and it hasn't been all roses. I feel so relieved to have met my goal, and to feel like I can relax with the training and racing...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,446
Posted By Skipjacks

:twitchy: And today I learned a lot more...

:twitchy:

And today I learned a lot more about my fellow Bike Forum members than I expected to.
05-10-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Le Mechanic

From the photo, it doesn't look too bad, although...

From the photo, it doesn't look too bad, although if looking at it from the side and the rim is dented in from the top (as if the wheel got dropped), that could be a bigger problem. I made a video a...
05-10-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,139
Posted By RobbieTunes

It's someone else's carbon footprint, long ago...

It's someone else's carbon footprint, long ago redeemed.
Puts you so far ahead, the other idjits can't catch up.
Forum: Foo
05-09-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,601
Posted By c0urt

just found this section of ******, i think it has...

just found this section of ******, i think it has a few winners or at least a few runners up

https://www.******.com/r/holdmyfeedingtube/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,781
Posted By MinnMan

New Rules

Philuminati vs. Velominati

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnhYPZUpe5c
05-07-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,173
Posted By Marcus_Ti

YEEEEEEEES!!! Shimano FINALLY sells a 46/30...

YEEEEEEEES!!!

Shimano FINALLY sells a 46/30 crankset!!

https://gravel.shimano.com/en/components/di2-speed/

(and for those who care, 1x as well)
05-06-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,280
Posted By kingston

I think she told me she's putting 12-36 on her...

I think she told me she's putting 12-36 on her new bike. She went with sram specifically because the rd's can handle big cassettes.
05-06-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24,400
Views: 1,899,192
Posted By 50voltphantom

(yesterday) I rode my bike during daylight hours...

(yesterday) I rode my bike during daylight hours wearing short(s)/sleeves and everything. @$^%@#$% finally.
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