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10-14-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By John E

You dad was smart. Now we have kids cruising...

You dad was smart. Now we have kids cruising around on eBIkes capable of fairly high speeds.
10-14-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 640
Posted By MNBikeCommuter

Dad would pick up used tubes at the full service...

Dad would pick up used tubes at the full service gas station two blocks away and check them out at home for the ones that didn't leak. He missed a slow leak once and discovered it when we got into...
10-14-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 640
Posted By cyccommute

It’s very common in Durango on the Las Animas...

It’s very common in Durango on the Las Animas River. They tube through the middle of town. It’s also popular in Golden, CO on Clear Creek.
10-14-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 479,137
Posted By Gravel Rider

Thank you! Prescott Valley, AZ. Elevation 5,250...

Thank you!
Prescott Valley, AZ. Elevation 5,250 and yes it was a bit nippy. :thumb:
10-14-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 640
Posted By ThermionicScott

"Tubing" in rivers and on snow is still done. I...

"Tubing" in rivers and on snow is still done. I think they must use tubes for tractors or other farm equipment. But more and more of those are going to tubeless, too...
10-14-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,604
Posted By genec

Yeah this is why I have a steady bright "central...

Yeah this is why I have a steady bright "central light" which is my NiteRider light, a PB super flash as a low "outside" flasher and a small "blinkie" on the back of my helmet. That pattern of three...
10-14-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Hypno Toad

I'm a big fan of O2 Rainwear; I've had their...

I'm a big fan of O2 Rainwear; I've had their Calhoun pants (https://o2rainwear.com/2015/07/calhoun-pant/) for years and will buy them again when mine wear down. They were a favorite for daily...
10-14-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,625
Posted By sjanzeir

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10-13-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 233
Posted By cubewheels

Riding in smog

Would one hour ride in smog (one of the worst air pollution cities) offset the health benefits of riding a bike?

We have smog all the time time so there's no point finding the best time to ride...
10-13-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,604
Posted By canklecat

I haven't heard any complaints about Cygolite...

I haven't heard any complaints about Cygolite Hotshots from local friends. Mine have performed as expected.

My Hotshot 150 is going on two years of regular use, day and night, and has lost only a...
10-13-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 479,137
Posted By Gravel Rider

Is October 13th winter? ...

Is October 13th winter?
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10-13-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,604
Posted By noisebeam

I've always used a bit of tape along one edge and...

I've always used a bit of tape along one edge and then popped off one half of light to change batteries to keep tape in place. I'd only need to replace tape a couple times a year and it solved the...
10-13-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
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...
10-13-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,604
Posted By noisebeam

Yes, at least one rear light should be steady...

Yes, at least one rear light should be steady when dark. As an approaching driver it can be hard to track a flashing light especially in the mix of other vehicle lights, it can appear to jump...
10-13-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,604
Posted By noisebeam

I just ordered a PB Superflash 65 (AAA version)...

I just ordered a PB Superflash 65 (AAA version) which seems to be more recent model than the Superflash or Superflash Turbo at same ~$25 price.
For $10 more I considered the Cygolight Hotshot Pro...
10-13-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,604
Posted By genec

Always liked the high low pattern of the PB super...

Always liked the high low pattern of the PB super flashes... did they just naturally sync that way as shown in your video?
10-12-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 225,610
Posted By rsbob

So you can drive your bike around? ;) My bike...

So you can drive your bike around? ;) My bike rack lives on the hitch full time.
10-12-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By indyfabz

Where?

Where?
10-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By bOsscO

It's cranberry harvest season here in the PNW. I...

It's cranberry harvest season here in the PNW. I took these pics October 12 last year. ...
10-12-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By indyfabz

I came south from northern VT starting on 9/12....

I came south from northern VT starting on 9/12. Two weeks on the road. Definitely too early for color this year. In fact, many days were unseasonably warm all the way through SW Massachusetts into...
10-12-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By Ghostknife

Annual trip for us that work together. All self...

Annual trip for us that work together. All self supported and tenting it, between 250-325 miles in a long weekend
10-12-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I've become such an afternoon apple eater that my...

I've become such an afternoon apple eater that my wife started buying them by the case from our local food coop. That got expensive, so I've cut down a bit. But yes, I totally agree. Small portions,...
10-12-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 225,610
Posted By kahn

Rain? What rain? Although, my tiredness was due...

Rain? What rain? Although, my tiredness was due to the damn flat tire just outside of Google-Seattle in Fremont. Not stranded but I almost reached out to the AAA. What's with those ten minute flat...
10-12-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 604
Posted By Random11

Older Road Bike Riders?

Two months ago I bought a Cervelo Caledonia. I'm very happy with the bike, which fits well and is a good match for my regular rides. But one thing I briefly considered before buying is how much...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9,498
Views: 1,147,017
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT out on the Minuteman in the late...

Took the GT out on the Minuteman in the late afternoon for a sunset ride, pink clouds and deciduous trees showing off their anthocyanins. Depending on where you looked, there might be a crescent...
10-11-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By garryg

a bit of humour sent to me

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10-11-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By AJW2W11E

It's good to see people are so conscientious.

It's good to see people are so conscientious.
Forum: Northeast
10-11-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9,498
Views: 1,147,017
Posted By bike_tom

My wife and I went out on the Bruce Freeman...

My wife and I went out on the Bruce Freeman today, starting from the Brook St, Acton lot, the one behind Donelans. It was a great early fall day, with some nice foliage.

Here's a pic at Grist...
10-11-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Digger Goreman

I did a little research and Niterider seems to...

I did a little research and Niterider seems to take pride in their battery packs being user serviceable, as well there being diy sites on making replacement packs. I think one site had a simple mod...
10-11-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 568
Posted By pepperbelly

It is tough getting back in shape

Iím 63 and retired last summer. Quit smoking 3 years ago and started adding belly.
I have a route through my small town that I have been doing laps on. Itís about 1.7 miles per lap and I had been...
10-11-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By msu2001la

Northerly Island - downtown Chicago: ...

Northerly Island - downtown Chicago:
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Des Plaines...
10-11-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 484
Posted By wolfchild

My helmet is 15 years old and never had such a...

My helmet is 15 years old and never had such a problem and it only cost $ 40 dollars.
10-11-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,287
Posted By Clyde1820

Yup. And given the in-your-face threat of...

Yup.

And given the in-your-face threat of "Whaddaya gonna do about it, eh?!!" it could easily be classified as felony assault with threat of battery. Far more than merely a misdemeanor assault,...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By NomarsGirl

It worked out well. Beautiful day for a wedding...

It worked out well. Beautiful day for a wedding outdoors. I can't wait to see the professional pictures. I didn't take many. I was trying to stay out of the photographer's way.
10-11-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 484
Posted By GhostRider62

I used to use duck tape Then, I just bought...

I used to use duck tape

Then, I just bought helmets without lousy designed straps
10-10-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,287
Posted By Skullo

I donít think he saw me until he was on the...

I donít think he saw me until he was on the bridge.There is a 90 degree blind corner leading to it. He barely missed me at high speed.
Yesterday was wet and cold so I drove to the area and walked...
10-10-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By mechanicmatt

Just starting to change colors in Tennessee

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10-10-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By gobicycling

Summary at 82yo

Next month I will be 82yo. About 40-50% of high school friends are no longer with us. I put together a listing of all the "ailments" I have accumulated and are pretty much still with me, one way or...
10-10-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By Ghostknife

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about a week or two too early for the color...
10-10-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 437
Posted By jamesdak

On my ride today, all the peaks surrounding the...

On my ride today, all the peaks surrounding the valley I live in got a fair amount yesterday.
...
10-10-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 437
Posted By OldRailfan

Let it snow.....

It's almost time to change back to "Normal" and our XC skiing venue is planning to open on Nov 5th. :lol: :lol: .
Snow is in the forecast for this weekend — up to 6" — and this morning I checked the...
10-10-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 366
Posted By JacobLee

Sorry, this is way too many pics for a bent rack,...

Sorry, this is way too many pics for a bent rack, but it was a fun process to straighten out the pretzel. Those hollow tubes are really malleable; I can see how some dude could have bent the top down...
10-10-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By ofajen

I like to say that riding 2Ē tires means never...

I like to say that riding 2Ē tires means never having to say youíre sorry. Definitely the time of year for tires with some volume!

Otto
10-10-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By grant40

Group ride ...

Group ride

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10-10-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By Doug64

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10-10-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By mtbikerjohn

That reminds me of the Northern Rail Trail...

That reminds me of the Northern Rail Trail outside of Danbury,NH..
Forum: Northeast
10-09-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9,498
Views: 1,147,017
Posted By rholland1951

Rode East on the GT this afternoon, surfing the...

Rode East on the GT this afternoon, surfing the hills and playing dodgem with the traffic in Arlington, Medford, Malden, Melrose, and Stoneham, the weather cool and breezy in a way that invited and...
10-09-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By Doug64

Minnesota ...

Minnesota
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10-09-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,625
Posted By markwesti

Ms.westi loved this cat . Ally didn't really care...

Ms.westi loved this cat . Ally didn't really care for me , or other guys for that matter .
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10-09-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 692
Posted By 05 fuji

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Not turning colors yet but it will happen any time now!
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