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05-03-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,336
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Yeah, your body's response is the reason that tri...

Yeah, your body's response is the reason that tri is so challenging. Thing is, riding a trainer casually 1-2 times/week means you weren't in cycling shape before you started running, so naturally...
05-03-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,336
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I highly recommend taking-up some kind of...

I highly recommend taking-up some kind of exercise that puts some stress on your bones as it's necessary for long-term bone health. The human body wasn't designed to ride a bicycle, so years of bike...
Forum: Touring
02-21-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,766
Posted By mev

I am a native Dutch speaker. I have what I...

I am a native Dutch speaker.

I have what I call my "fake German" - that mostly consists of trying a mixture of the few German words I know, Dutch words with German accents and English words with...
02-05-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,231
Posted By t1k

Thank you for your kind words ... my skin is not...

Thank you for your kind words ... my skin is not as thick as I would like it to be and the posts like this keep my motivation high :)
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,125
Posted By mcours2006

alias5000, hope you're right.

alias5000, hope you're right.
11-04-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,475
Posted By hubcyclist

Apologies in advance for the snarkiness, I just...

Apologies in advance for the snarkiness, I just see this way too often. Why the need to weigh in on riding outside when the question was about indoor product recommendations? Why is riding outside in...
09-10-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,247
Posted By mcours2006

I did intervals on the way home today to break up...

I did intervals on the way home today to break up the monotony. I would maintain a some set speed or effort for a predetermined distance, usually stop light/sign to next light/sign. Then recovery for...
08-22-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,131
Posted By tcs

If you have secure parking @ work, why not have a...

If you have secure parking @ work, why not have a nice bike if you've got a jones for one?
...
08-16-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,231
Posted By torger

Yokozuna Reaction Brake housing installed!

My Cannondale Road tandem was delivered with Jagwire CEX brake housing, which is their lowest grade. As a result the BB7 mechanical disc brakes were rather spongy, in fact it was difficult to at the...
08-08-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,899
Posted By SylvainG

Wonder if the LockPickingLawyer would be able to...

Wonder if the LockPickingLawyer would be able to open it...
Forum: Touring
07-17-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,498
Posted By Happy Feet

True.. some. But that experience was gained...

True.. some. But that experience was gained ultimately by doing.

I think of a certain squishy former poster who had convinced himself that only the best would do.. preferably custom and argued...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,419
Posted By Dean V

I have ridden on them in the Netherlands and they...

I have ridden on them in the Netherlands and they are excellent.
You need to watch out for slower moving commuters but still much better than the alternative of riding on the street with cars in any...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,715
Posted By robertorolfo

Good catch. It's the Ceramic Wet Lube. I've...

Good catch. It's the Ceramic Wet Lube.

I've been using Finish Line Dry on my other bikes, and I'm happy with it, but it would indeed wear off pretty quick in the rain, so I decided to try the...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,715
Posted By 2_i

I was skeptical but, after reading glowing...

I was skeptical but, after reading glowing reviews on effectiveness of immersing chain in hot wax, I bought beeswax at a hardware store and immersed chain in the wax heated on a hotplate. Well, this...
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