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01-13-22, 08:07 AM
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Posted By BTinNYC

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Looking south toward the Catskills.
12-30-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By GlennR

I've been busy. ...

I've been busy.

https://i.imgur.com/A9baC2w.jpg

Not a golfer, but I do ride through Bethpage Black and there's a bench and water tap at the 15th hole.
https://i.imgur.com/HpxRhB8.jpg
12-26-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26,159
Views: 2,770,021
Posted By 2wheels4ever

Awesome ride!,

Man, what an awesome ride today! It was near perfect, weather-wise . . . around 74 degrees, light winds, clear blue skies. I am fortunate to live in a very rural area so there was very little...
11-17-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,989
Posted By PeteHski

This line deserves it's own special mention as...

This line deserves it's own special mention as the most idiotic thing I've read this year.
11-17-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,989
Posted By Mojo31

Responses like that are leading to the...

Responses like that are leading to the deterioration of this forum.

Just sayin. ;)
11-14-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,229
Posted By wolfchild

I think the moderators have been doing a great...

I think the moderators have been doing a great job is weeding out trolls and inappropriate posts...I know I posted few things which were not right and right away the mods dealt with it, I don't have...
10-26-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 780,499
Posted By Hypno Toad

^^^ That's why I always draft a roadie when...

^^^ That's why I always draft a roadie when riding my upright city bike :D

True stories:
I've received some props from a local B group when I held their wheel while commuting home, I got dropped...
10-23-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,152
Posted By zandoval

I am retired and 68. I ride 7 days a week, 5 to...

I am retired and 68. I ride 7 days a week, 5 to 15 miles a day. Because I enjoy riding.
10-22-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,769
Posted By Wildwood

Just go ride, ….regardless of your age. ...

Just go ride, ….regardless of your age.

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09-11-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By jaxgtr

My wife is not a fan of clipless pedals, so she...

My wife is not a fan of clipless pedals, so she uses flats. Her riding style is more relaxed than most road riders though, so it works for her.
09-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By fujidon

It may take a while, but unclipping from a...

It may take a while, but unclipping from a cleated pedal system (ironically called "clipless") becomes as second nature as putting a foot down when you stop.

When I first switched to SPD pedals, I...
09-11-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By skidder

Flat pedals with pins on all my bicycles (road,...

Flat pedals with pins on all my bicycles (road, touring, single speed). Never had an issue with them and I like that I can pull either foot off at any time since I'm riding in a suburban environment...
09-11-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By pepperbelly

I have so much to learn! 😄

I have so much to learn! 😄
09-11-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Bibs, disc brakes, friction shifters or Di2? ...

Bibs, disc brakes, friction shifters or Di2? Sock height and chain lube factor in here significantly. Ride what you like for any reason you choose and have fun.
09-11-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By wolfchild

I don't own clipless pedals...I only use platform...

I don't own clipless pedals...I only use platform pedals with pins and never had any issues with my shoes slipping off. Riding long distance has never been a problem. I also ride fixed gear without...
09-11-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By delbiker1

I do have one bike with flat pedals. It is my...

I do have one bike with flat pedals. It is my chore/errand/ get on and go bike. I also have a bike with two sided pedals, one spd and the other flat. There are numerous of makes of this type of...
08-31-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,931
Posted By livedarklions

I have no idea what is the best option for most...

I have no idea what is the best option for most people and never implied that cycling shoes aren't a good or the best option for many, many or most people. Stop putting words in my mouth, you do this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,323
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Then don't. Tires that are preferred by the...

Then don't. Tires that are preferred by the people who say uncharitable things about Gatorskins (I'm one of those people and I'll be happy to go off if you want some entertainment) are more prone to...
08-19-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 780,499
Posted By ultrarider7

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08-01-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,129
Posted By shelbyfv

Oxy works for me. I wash everything immediately...

Oxy works for me. I wash everything immediately after each ride. If you let sweaty clothes ferment it will be much harder to get them clean.
06-24-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 664,008
Posted By Biker395

More riding on the coast ... ...

More riding on the coast ...

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06-22-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By VicBC_Biker

A new plug assembly came through the mail slot...

A new plug assembly came through the mail slot today, from the Hafny distributor (?) in Vancouver.
I tried it on a spare set of bars and it fits.
So that's definitely an A+ for Hafny customer...
06-13-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,325
Posted By Chuck M

I think I feel better after a shower no matter...

I think I feel better after a shower no matter what I just did.
05-19-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,240
Posted By Kabuki12

Be Careful, Really

I just read about a woman who was killed over the weekend in Colorado while riding with her husband who was with her in a bike lane . Her name was Gwen Inglis , she was a pro champion cyclist (as is...
05-19-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,802
Posted By alo

I agree. You need medical professionals to tell...

I agree. You need medical professionals to tell you. We don't know how severe your injury is. Then if you experience pain, take it as a warning sign.
05-19-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,802
Posted By JohnDThompson

Can you get a referral to a sports medicine...

Can you get a referral to a sports medicine physical therapist? That's probably your best option to determine what is safe and effective activity while your knee heals.
05-13-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,161
Posted By johnnyace

I hear ya, man. I did martial arts for years, and...

I hear ya, man. I did martial arts for years, and back in January my son and I started doing Krav Maga. I feel like I'm punishing myself every time we go to the dojo. Gonna be 55 in July, and Krav is...
05-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,161
Posted By big john

Have you thought about doing lighter weight but...

Have you thought about doing lighter weight but more reps? Seems like a good thing for older lifters.
03-30-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,588
Posted By caloso

You’re doing great. Keep going.

You’re doing great. Keep going.
03-30-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,588
Posted By Eric F

I'm not as fast as I once was, but I'm as fast,...

I'm not as fast as I once was, but I'm as fast, once, as I ever was.
03-30-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,588
Posted By phughes

No one is bored, but what is the point of posting...

No one is bored, but what is the point of posting the same thing in two different threads? You are also asking a question that cannot be answered. Ride you own ride. If you want to go faster, work on...
03-30-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,588
Posted By trailangel

I just did. If you don't want to answer... then...

I just did. If you don't want to answer... then don't.
03-25-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,115
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

What a funny thread. We all know there's no right...

What a funny thread. We all know there's no right and wrong concerning most bike equipment, there are only differences in application. All those above photos of crashing riders have one thing in...
02-17-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,306
Posted By Ironfish653

My saddle (Ronin Evo) has a $300 bike...

My saddle (Ronin Evo) has a $300 bike https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1597_4c860e4556c9bb6ac863cba9556c6eb9f6712028.jpg
01-13-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By Koyote

Just curious: are you unusually small or large,...

Just curious: are you unusually small or large, or have some other unusual proportions that would require a custom-made cycling jersey?

Even aside from the foregoing question, I very much doubt...
01-13-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By Speedway2

Wool makes a great layer for warmth. However, I...

Wool makes a great layer for warmth. However, I prefer layering synthetics because they are easier to clean.
Let's face it....you're gonna sweat and synthetics can simply get tossed into the...
01-12-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By epnnf

everybody does something different. You may have...

everybody does something different. You may have to experiment.
01-11-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,486
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Posted By Merrimac

Been there, done that—getting off, when I was...

Been there, done that—getting off, when I was using clipless shoes for the first time. My wife and daughter witnessed the fall as my bike came to a stop in the driveway.

I'm 74, had a knee...
01-04-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By drlogik

Cool or cold? There's a difference. Cool weather...

Cool or cold? There's a difference. Cool weather I like to layer. I prefer all synthetics for "cool" weather. For cold weather, I agree with Toadmeister, Merino wool as undergarment with cycling-type...
01-04-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,965
Views: 677,356
Posted By sjanzeir

A better question to ask would be this: any other...

A better question to ask would be this: any other bike I may want to consider upgrading to in a year's time? (FX or otherwise.) While there's nothing wrong with the this FX1, you'll soon find...
12-01-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,633
Posted By travelerman

The coldest temp at which I will ride...

The coldest temp at which I will ride intentionally is 40 F - and it needs to be sunny and not stupid-windy.

If I paid for a charity or organized ride, or made a promise to someone I would...
11-29-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,523
Views: 260,277
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice 29 mile ride this afternoon after installing...

Nice 29 mile ride this afternoon after installing a new kitchen faucet. :thumb: Had a chance to stop a take a picture of the new T.C. Walker mural in Gloucester Courthouse.


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11-01-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By BobbyG

I was really expecting a thread about chain...

I was really expecting a thread about chain rings...although in this case it turned out to be a "ball and chain ring".

Mazel Tov to you both!
10-31-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tomm Willians

Today I put a ring on it !

Married my adventure/cycling buddy today in Reno ! Between her sense of humor, zest for life and an incredible collection of bikes I would have been nuts to not tie this knot....
10-19-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,666
Posted By bblair

Thanks for help and ideas. My struggle was with...

Thanks for help and ideas. My struggle was with attaching something to a concrete cinderblock wall. Youtube to the rescue! I found these Tapcon screws and they worked great. Of course, now I have...
10-01-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7,713
Views: 2,618,450
Posted By Way2Slow

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Specialized Sirrus X 5.0 - not the best picture...
10-01-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,802
Posted By John_V

The problem with fixed mirrors is vibration....

The problem with fixed mirrors is vibration. While some are better than others at reducing vibration, the problem is always there. The problem I found with helmet and eye glass mirrors (I've used...
09-29-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 780,499
Posted By grizzly907la

Very nice!!!! Making old, things, new again, is...

Very nice!!!! Making old, things, new again, is the best!
09-29-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 780,499
Posted By noglider

I just finished rebuilding this 1971 Raleigh...

I just finished rebuilding this 1971 Raleigh Super Course. The headset and brake calipers are original. Everything else is not. It has a Claris 2x8 drivetrain and a hub-dynamo-powered headlight.

I...
09-24-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 576,922
Posted By Mojo31

Damn, that's a shine! I'm pretty OCD with my...

Damn, that's a shine!

I'm pretty OCD with my cars. Won't own a black car for obvious reasons.

This one rarely even sees rain. 503hp makes it hard to hook in the wet. :D
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