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07-24-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Ghazmh

Get this bike; ...

Get this bike;

https://bikerumor.com/2021/06/02/check-out-colnagos-16400-limited-edition-tour-de-france-v3r/
07-22-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,607
Posted By canklecat

Nothing will change until we completely overhaul...

Nothing will change until we completely overhaul the current paradigm and use words like "negligence" instead of "accident," "crash" or "collision" to describe drivers who are indifferent,...
07-15-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,962
Posted By Pop N Wood

Man, 10 year old thread back from the dead ...

Man, 10 year old thread back from the dead

But what the heck. Truckers are nice bikes, very reasonably priced. They have a bit of a cult followingwell used bikes can be pricey. On the other hand...
07-14-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By canklecat

(Copying part of my comment from another thread.)...

(Copying part of my comment from another thread.)

That's part of what makes grand tours like the TdF so fascinating. To many observers who aren't cyclists or don't follow racing, there's this...
07-09-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By jamesdak

I love each day when I come back from my own ride...

I love each day when I come back from my own ride to see that Cavendish has won again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

And then I get to read everyone's comments and chuckle.

One more baby, YOU CAN DO...
07-09-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By Eric F

Agreed 100%. He's made comments recognizing -...

Agreed 100%. He's made comments recognizing - and a bit in awe of - the quality of the riders delivering him to the finish, and downplaying his own role in the victory. I like this version of Cav...
07-09-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By Eric F

You're stating what you think you saw. When you...

You're stating what you think you saw. When you actually pay attention to the factors involved with those riders in that window of time, it's very clear that they didn't "let up".

Reviewing the...
07-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By droppedandlost

In addition, I don't think I've seen another...

In addition, I don't think I've seen another rider thank his team mates as much as Cav. He knows why he's at the front at the end.
07-09-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By Eric F

You said you saw the other riders "let up" before...

You said you saw the other riders "let up" before the finish, and suspect that they did it with intent to give Cav the win. If that's your conclusion, you aren't really paying attention to what was...
07-08-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By iab

It bugs me that Cavendish's potential...

It bugs me that Cavendish's potential accomplishment is somehow not worthy to the likes on this forum. Actually, It doesn't bug me. It is quite sad though.
07-08-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By Erzulis Boat

As stated above, it's only relative to TDF stage...

As stated above, it's only relative to TDF stage wins. If Cav gets more stage wins at the TDF than Merckx , then Cav beats that record!
07-08-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,580
Posted By onyerleft

It bugs me not. Athletic records and...

It bugs me not. Athletic records and accomplishments are made to be broken. Athletes continue to improve their performance due to always-improving understanding of the human body and methods of...
07-07-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,411
Posted By thehammerdog

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By ksryder

After seeing the pics I stand by my original...

After seeing the pics I stand by my original statement.
Forum: Foo
06-30-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,767
Posted By BillyD

When there's arguments to win you'll find...

When there's arguments to win you'll find engineers pop up out of nowhere around here. :lol: A poster you may have seen around here for 10 years all of a sudden becomes an engineer when he needs to...
Forum: Foo
06-29-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,767
Posted By KJ43

I don't have my license but I have my BS in Civil...

I don't have my license but I have my BS in Civil Engineering and an AS in Mathematics.

I got my degree late in life after working in architecture for over 25 years. Now I'm working in land...
06-28-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By gearbasher

This reminds me of Steve Bartman and the Cubs.

This reminds me of Steve Bartman and the Cubs.
06-25-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Troul

one is a musical instrument & the other aids in...

one is a musical instrument & the other aids in the prevention of unwanted organic & foreign debris from becoming a hazard.
06-25-21, 04:33 PM
06-24-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,639
Posted By C9H13N

Adidas Samba and Gazelle.

Adidas Samba and Gazelle.
06-20-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,232
Posted By wolfchild

I would rate Huffy, GMC Denali and Next as the...

I would rate Huffy, GMC Denali and Next as the top three brands.
06-19-21, 04:46 PM
06-19-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,106
Posted By nlerner

You can find plenty of brand new steel frames...

You can find plenty of brand new steel frames with sport touring geometry. They'll probably take a wider tire than would the Trek 400, too, like this one:...
06-18-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,011
Posted By Iride01

Not really to pile on to the Texas thing, but I...

Not really to pile on to the Texas thing, but I do have to say that on the forums it seems like most animosity between motorists and cyclists is written by those of you in Texas and California. ...
06-18-21, 02:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,011
Posted By canklecat

Ditto, the sunup/sundown precautions. I vary my...

Ditto, the sunup/sundown precautions. I vary my usual routes to avoid riding into the sun.

An elite level cyclocross racer was killed here a few years ago by a driver who invoked the "sun in my...
Forum: Foo
06-18-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,428
Posted By thook

hey...try arkansas! beautiful scenery here, too....

hey...try arkansas! beautiful scenery here, too. and, it's not all crowded like that. plus, we need to feed the ticks....lol
06-17-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,411
Posted By prj71

My first mountain bike. Ross Mt. Hood. ...

My first mountain bike. Ross Mt. Hood.

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06-17-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,384
Posted By pdlamb

As a practical matter, I've had to get a helmet...

As a practical matter, I've had to get a helmet off my head as quickly as possible because a stinging insect flew into the vent (more than once); and I'm blind without glasses. Don't want to get...
06-17-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,011
Posted By OldTryGuy

12:01 AM start time (is my favorite) with the...

12:01 AM start time (is my favorite) with the first song on my iPod playlist >>>ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEjLoHdbVeE


7/10 will be my 71st...
06-15-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,289
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable. Tim

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable.
Tim
06-15-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,859
Posted By botty kayer

"I'm selling my bikes to spend more time with my...

"I'm selling my bikes to spend more time with my family"
06-15-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,859
Posted By cudak888

"Laterally stiff, yet vertically compliant." ...

"Laterally stiff, yet vertically compliant."

-Kurt
06-12-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,654
Posted By dwmckee

See that smile? She was just getting warmed up!...

See that smile? She was just getting warmed up!

Let's hope the UCI stays out of gravel, they would take all of the fun out of it...
06-12-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,654
Posted By cb400bill

UCI isn't yet in the Gravel Racing business. ...

UCI isn't yet in the Gravel Racing business. https://www.uci.org/road


Many don't want the UCI to get into the Gravel Racing business.

The gravel race scene in the United States has grown and...
06-12-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,654
Posted By Hmmm

I don't really care what her bike is categorized...

I don't really care what her bike is categorized as. I'm happy for her.

I actually like that gravel bikes can be whatever we want them to be. Maybe they are a road bike that only fits 32mm tires....
06-11-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,284
Posted By P!N20

My spending in inversely proportionate to the...

My spending in inversely proportionate to the size of the item. For example:

"You want $200 for that bike? Pffft, I'll take my money elsewhere."

"$100 for that front derailleur bolt? Here's my...
06-11-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,729
Posted By cb400bill

Sheldon Brown worked there for years. ...

Sheldon Brown worked there for years.

https://www.harriscyclery.net/
06-10-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,360
Posted By Rolla

Seeing as how nobody here actually said that, I...

Seeing as how nobody here actually said that, I guess youíre right.
06-10-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By GBK233

Personal Best today 👍

Iím 53 yrs old and started riding a few months ago. Began with 3 mile rides at average of 16mph. Bumped it up to 10 mile rides that took me around 35 mins.

Been riding about 340 miles a month for...
Forum: Foo
06-10-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By skidder

If you had a lot of recent rain, or if there's a...

If you had a lot of recent rain, or if there's a nearby river/creek with mud, then your home's wall is prime real estate for swallows to set up housekeeping. Swallows are quire social birds, so that...
06-10-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,229
Posted By thinktubes

Cheaper than cars, boats, or motorcycles... ...

Cheaper than cars, boats, or motorcycles...

I get serious sticker shock when I look at new bike prices. For me, the "ultimate" C&V bike would be well under $2K.

Consider yourself enabled.
06-09-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,892
Posted By cb400bill

Into the bars of the 22.5" Paramount that you're...

Into the bars of the 22.5" Paramount that you're sending me.
06-09-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,892
Posted By cudak888

Did I hear $3.50? -Kurt

Did I hear $3.50?

-Kurt
06-09-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,892
Posted By genejockey

What devilry is this? BURN, HERETIC!!!!

What devilry is this? BURN, HERETIC!!!!
06-09-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,892
Posted By cudak888

Oh, I know it, Bill - it was all /s. Just...

Oh, I know it, Bill - it was all /s.

Just needling the audience :D

-Kurt
06-09-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,892
Posted By Phil_gretz

One other also brought up this term. You really...

One other also brought up this term. You really mean to say "free market" or "unrestricted market" where buyer and seller agree upon a price.

You don't really mean capitalism, where private...
06-04-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By GetUpnGo

You will find two different kinds of answers to...

You will find two different kinds of answers to your question: scientific and anecdotal.

The science on this question is developing rapidly and it pays to keep up to date on recent studies. I read...
06-04-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,309
Posted By Milton Keynes

I just hope I'm still riding in my 80's, like a...

I just hope I'm still riding in my 80's, like a guy here does.
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By thinktubes

Rideable, but I wouldn't pay money for. Pretty...

Rideable, but I wouldn't pay money for. Pretty much buying someone else's problem...
06-03-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,300
Posted By Mike_Kelly

Huge difference. If you use credit cards or...

Huge difference. If you use credit cards or paypal you are protected if you are hacked. If ebay can reach into your bank account your account could be emptied with no protection. If you get into a...
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