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07-22-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By ZIPP2001

Turn up the heat !

I've always enjoyed riding when the temps and humidity start to rise. So, with this little heat wave we've been having I've been in my happy place. I've had the trails to myself the last four days...
07-12-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 880
Posted By Iride01

On my ride yesterday there was a big doe standing...

On my ride yesterday there was a big doe standing right where I crashed in 2019 for unknown reasons and was in the hospital with a concussion.

Every anniversary of that crash since, there have...
07-09-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,119
Posted By Paul Barnard

EBikes most assuredly have their place. In the...

EBikes most assuredly have their place. In the case of my wife's, she can adjust the amount of assist from none all the way up to a lot. Her Ebike allows her to be able to ride with me when I do a...
07-04-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,119
Posted By rsbob

Some do and some don’t. For some, its a way to...

Some do and some don’t. For some, its a way to get outside and cruise around with minimal exertion and enjoy the scenery. For others, like my wife and her girlfriend, both skilled former century...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By stevel610

One would think publicity surrounding the...

One would think publicity surrounding the possibility of setting the all time win record would be enough to get him there. Couldn't buy that much exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By headwind15

Yes to Froome no to Cavendish

Anyone think it's weird that with basically no decent recent race results, that Israel is letting Chris Froome race the TDF and the boss at Quick step is absolutely dead set on not sending last...
06-22-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By HelpSingularity

I'm with 3alarmer, I now only use chains with the...

I'm with 3alarmer, I now only use chains with the quick-link, KMC and SRAM. It is practically idiot proof, and I should know. :lol:
06-22-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...quick links seem to work pretty well for...

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...quick links seem to work pretty well for me. Not sure what you mean by a "press in pin" ? The newer chain pins are often peened, so when you press one in and out again, it enlarges the plate...
06-22-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By Tawraste666

No, get good stuff. A friend of mine used a...

No, get good stuff.
A friend of mine used a poundshop puncture repair kit and had the glue melt right off the tube due to the heat generated from braking on a fast and long descent.
Personally, I...
06-21-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By ZIPP2001

Really missed riding my bike.

Man did I miss riding my bike for the last 21 days. The last time I wasn't on my bike for this long was when I got hit by a car in the early 90's. So, I welcome myself back by riding the trails in...
06-19-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By easyupbug

That's why we use the Keen sandals, they have toe...

That's why we use the Keen sandals, they have toe covers and are much like a mess shoe w/o the mesh.
https://www.rei.com/product/765247/keen-commuter-bike-sandals-mens
06-19-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By easyupbug

In the heat this time of year in Southern AZ...

In the heat this time of year in Southern AZ quality SPD sandals, Keens and Shimano SD5, work well for all but the most vigorous rides.
06-09-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Steve B.

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".
05-20-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By ZIPP2001

Still enjoy climbing.

I'm about 70lbs. heavier than when I raced (road bikes) back in the 80's - 90's. I still enjoy my road bikes but spend way more time in the woods away from the steel bulls(cars). I have worked and...
05-06-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's field trip Friday.

Half day Friday is here, and we will make it a field trip Friday. I was off to visit a little trail network about 25 minutes from work for the first time. My goal for this year is to visit at least...
05-05-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By SpedFast

I'm on my 3rd bike cover now. The sun eats them...

I'm on my 3rd bike cover now. The sun eats them up in a year. I've switched up to motorcycle specific cover that is much heavier. And yes, leaving your bike under them all the time is an invitation...
04-02-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By ZIPP2001

Putting miles on the new bike.

I bought my Orbea Occam H30 right at the end of last year and only did two rides before winter hit and I was on my studded fat bike. Now winter is gone, and I can get in more rides with the still new...
03-28-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By tallbikeman

Mud riding and dog walking

This morning we have a little bit of rain in the Sacramento area which brings on the mud. My dogs don't care about either of these events, they still want to walk. Several years ago I switched over...
03-12-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,978
Posted By ZIPP2001

The fight is on !

It's that time of year when winter and spring start to fight over the weather pattern. We get snow then some nice weather, then snow, and nice weather. This tends to go on for about a month. So,...
03-11-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By zandoval

3D Print Wheel Trueing Gadget

This little device just mounts to your seat tube via rubber bands. You can then check and adjust the true of your rear wheel using coat hanger wires inserted into the holes. If interested I posted...
03-10-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,639
Posted By rm -rf

Yeah, my old Kurt Kinetic doesn't destroy my...

Yeah, my old Kurt Kinetic doesn't destroy my tires either. Years ago, I had another trainer and a MTB and some smooth tread mountain bike tires. Every trainer session ended up with lots of sand sized...
03-08-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By LiftandPedal

Picking heavy things up and putting them back...

Picking heavy things up and putting them back down again is good for all sorts of reasons. Strength is inversely correlated with all cause mortality as we age; heavy, load bearing exercise increases...
02-23-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By passive jay

Almost done!

Had to order a different gooseneck but other than that it is done!
...
02-19-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By ZIPP2001

Never too old to have some winter fun.

Well winter has moved into the ice season stage out on the trails. Makes for a more challenging ride and making sure you're running the right tire pressure for the conditions. I started out a little...
02-17-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,407
Posted By dedhed

http://fenceworkshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/0...

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Forum: Northeast
01-22-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By ZIPP2001

Perfect riding conditions !

With the cold temps sticking around and the snowmobiles packing the trails it makes for perfect riding condition. How can you not have fun riding across the frozen swamp and pond? What an awesome day...
01-22-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By datlas

Tri shorts if you want to do this. Thinner pad...

Tri shorts if you want to do this. Thinner pad won’t hold water like a loaded diaper.
01-16-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,646
Posted By Kedosto

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-15-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,646
Posted By bike eagle

A Funny Dog & Bicycling Meme

We've all had scary run-ins with dogs, but this meme made me laugh, so I thought you guys would appreciate it. Enjoy!
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01-08-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,629
Posted By Korina

Is this the best explanation of chain stretch ever?

Yes. Yes it is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWemvEfYoBY
12-27-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,639
Posted By msu2001la

I have been using the same 28mm GP5000 for over a...

I have been using the same 28mm GP5000 for over a year (2000 miles on my wheel-on Kickr Snap) and haven't noticed any sort of accelerated wear or unusual amounts of rubber/dust coming off. The tire...
12-24-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By ZIPP2001

Christmas Eve Ride !

Now this is how you start a four-day holiday weekend. Out of the house at 9:30am and on the trails by 10. We had a light dusting of snow and freezing temps 23 degrees. I haven't put the studs on this...
11-30-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,293
Posted By chaadster

Iím so disorganized, I prefer to keep it as...

Iím so disorganized, I prefer to keep it as intact and road-ready as possible. This way, come spring, Iím only making myselft crazy trying to remember where I ďsafely storedĒ the rear wheel!
11-13-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By ZIPP2001

I had to come back !

A couple weeks age I checked out a trail network that is about a five minute drive from where I work. I had so much fun that I wanted to get back out before my riding season comes to an end. The...
11-05-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By ZIPP2001

Field Trip Friday / Where are we going ?

Todays Field Trip Friday adventure is only 10 minutes away from where I live. I just found out about this trail network about two months ago, and wanted to get out here before my half day Friday's...
11-03-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By ZIPP2001

Back from the painters !

Well it was a three month wait to get it into the painters (Hot Tubes) and as always they never disappoint me. Now it's just waiting for the remaining parts for the build to come in. I have a little...
11-02-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Milly2b

you do not need to mock my English, it is not my...

you do not need to mock my English, it is not my native language.
They are v-brakes.
10-29-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By ZIPP2001

Field Trip Friday in The Burg !

Not many field trip Fridays left and this trip was only a few minutes from work. I stayed in The Burg (Fitchburg) the forth hilliest city in the US, and once home to the second oldest road race in...
10-13-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By ZIPP2001

Taking the single speed out.

Today was a nice cool 77 degrees and I had the single speed bike at work, so it was off for a fun 25 miles after work. I wanted to check out how the local rail trail build was coming, and then visit...
10-09-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,819
Posted By CliffordK

Nonsense, watch the video. The car and the bike...

Nonsense, watch the video. The car and the bike are basically parallel, then the car "pulls over" onto the bike lane with the bike already next to him and the door flies open. The bicyclist is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,291
Posted By zandoval

There have been times I am starting a ride the...

There have been times I am starting a ride the bike is feeling good, and the air is fresh, and my vision is clear, and my bike sounds fast, and... RATS! Gotta go back and get my helmet...
08-22-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By csport

Most likely you will need a longer chain. Check...

Most likely you will need a longer chain. Check the "big/big +1 " sizing method.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 01:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,114
Posted By nomadmax

How long is a piece of string 🤣

How long is a piece of string 🤣
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By genejockey

I wear minimal golves (Giro ZeroCS), but I also...

I wear minimal golves (Giro ZeroCS), but I also make sure my weight is not carried too much on my hands AND I move them around a bit. I've found that, FOR ME, padded gloves exacerbate every problem...
07-29-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,523
Posted By Inisfallen

I'm fine with Harley-Davidsons on the bike paths....

I'm fine with Harley-Davidsons on the bike paths. They can't go fast enough to be a problem. ;)
07-16-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By Milton Keynes

I prefer 6L6 tubes in my tires but the glass...

I prefer 6L6 tubes in my tires but the glass breaks pretty easily.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/215x160/jj_6l6gc_2_717c5b572eae1986dbbb3dd09d646aff3e95f729.jpg
06-28-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,246
Posted By Dancing Skeleton

If it's slower it's not your better bike.

If it's slower it's not your better bike.
06-20-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,911
Posted By tempocyclist

You'll most likely get slightly better value...

You'll most likely get slightly better value buying off the shelf, but you'll get EXACTLY* what you want building one yourself.

If there's a stock bike that's pretty much what you want, that you...
06-17-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,481
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, 06:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,481
Posted By JohnDThompson

Under the straps. Otherwise, I need to remove my...

Under the straps. Otherwise, I need to remove my glasses in order to take off the helmet.
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