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09-12-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree, we don't need non-bicycle incidents...

I agree, we don't need non-bicycle incidents posted, they really serve no purpose here.
09-10-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 917
Posted By Milton Keynes

The internet is a great thing... no need to...

The internet is a great thing... no need to photoshop when a quick google search usually provides anything you're looking for.
...
09-10-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 917
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree. Unless the turn signals are spaced...

I agree. Unless the turn signals are spaced quite a ways apart, it's going to be hard for a motorist a hundred feet behind you to know what you're signaling or what your intentions are, because...
09-10-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,776
Posted By Milton Keynes

Why does "Chinarello" sound like a cigar to...

Why does "Chinarello" sound like a cigar to me?
09-09-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Milton Keynes

And if you'd have ridden and nothing had happened...

And if you'd have ridden and nothing had happened to you, you'd have totally forgotten about it. Had something happened to you, you'd remember it forever.
09-09-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,144
Posted By Milton Keynes

We had a feral stay take up residence in a shed a...

We had a feral stay take up residence in a shed a number of years back. She was skinny and apparently very hungry. I'd start giving her food, and she came to trust me enough to eventually pet her,...
09-09-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Milton Keynes

Probably doesn't need cleaned as much as a chain...

Probably doesn't need cleaned as much as a chain on a bike being ridden on the road, but probably should still lube it once in a while.
09-09-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,776
Posted By Milton Keynes

It's not a bug, it's a feature.

It's not a bug, it's a feature.
09-08-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,776
Posted By Milton Keynes

I hope nobody tries riding that thing in a heavy...

I hope nobody tries riding that thing in a heavy crosswind.
09-08-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,423
Posted By Milton Keynes

I disagree, I think it was 75%/25% other guy's...

I disagree, I think it was 75%/25% other guy's fault/OP's fault. Every time I plan to make a maneuver to my left and put myself in danger of being hit from behind by someone passing (bike or car), I...
09-07-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,423
Posted By Milton Keynes

I have to say both partially at fault. Mainly...

I have to say both partially at fault. Mainly the U-turn rider for not announcing that he was slowing and not looking behind him before making his maneuver, and the OP for not signalling with a bell...
09-05-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,796
Posted By Milton Keynes

Last weekend I did a 43 mile ride with temps in...

Last weekend I did a 43 mile ride with temps in the 90's. I had two water bottles and a hydration pack on my back. The plan was to ride up to this town that has a small bar & grill, have lunch, and...
09-05-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Milton Keynes

I always use a small air compressor.

I always use a small air compressor.
09-01-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,408
Posted By Milton Keynes

r/whoosh

r/whoosh
08-31-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,057
Posted By Milton Keynes

If I could make enough on the profit from a set...

If I could make enough on the profit from a set of brakes alone to cover overhead for the shop, then I'd do it. But paying utilities, bank loans, wages, insurance, replacing broken tools, etc all...
08-30-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,057
Posted By Milton Keynes

As I was getting ready to put a set of brake pads...

As I was getting ready to put a set of brake pads on a customer's car a few years ago, she asked how much the labor charge would be. I told her $50. She then asked how long it would take, and I said...
08-30-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,133
Posted By Milton Keynes

When you have a hammer, everything looks like a...

When you have a hammer, everything looks like a hill.
08-30-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,880
Posted By Milton Keynes

There's a small lake not too far from my house...

There's a small lake not too far from my house which has a road that goes all the way around the lake. Part of the road is on the spillway, and my sister-in-law tried to ride across it one time but...
08-30-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,880
Posted By Milton Keynes

I hate bollards. Local town near me has a...

I hate bollards. Local town near me has a walking/riding trail with not one, but two bollards on each end of each bridge on the trail, making it even more narrow to ride between. It's a stupid way to...
08-30-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,880
Posted By Milton Keynes

Wet metal is the worst for bike tires, though.

Wet metal is the worst for bike tires, though.
08-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,939
Posted By Milton Keynes

One of these might come in handy. ...

One of these might come in handy.

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08-29-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By Milton Keynes

You could always drill a bunch of holes in it....

You could always drill a bunch of holes in it. Might save you half an ounce.
08-29-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,503
Posted By Milton Keynes

I think no matter how long your rides are, your...

I think no matter how long your rides are, your bike fit should be optimized.
08-28-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By Milton Keynes

Baby snappers of that size don't bite. I've...

Baby snappers of that size don't bite. I've played with them when they're that size and they don't seem to snap at that size. When they're bigger, though, watch out.
08-28-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,800
Posted By Milton Keynes

He said he leaves his wallet in there.

He said he leaves his wallet in there.
08-28-21, 06:53 AM
08-28-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Milton Keynes

I age my bikes in oak casks.

I age my bikes in oak casks.
08-27-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,939
Posted By Milton Keynes

AKA "Afternoon delight." ...

AKA "Afternoon delight."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu1UXCdyNo0
08-27-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Milton Keynes

See my comment above. Back in the 80's and into...

See my comment above. Back in the 80's and into the early 90's, at least, bicycle helmets were all styrofoam with maybe a spandex cover over them. The problem with these helmets is that, even...
08-27-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,111
Posted By Milton Keynes

No, I only do that after 5 minute rides.

No, I only do that after 5 minute rides.
08-26-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,360
Posted By Milton Keynes

Ever be walking along and find yourself looking...

Ever be walking along and find yourself looking up and to the left to see what's behind you? I did this once when walking the kids to the park, we were on the side of the street and wanted to go...
08-26-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,800
Posted By Milton Keynes

That would be a bad time to be griping about your...

That would be a bad time to be griping about your wife to your riding buddy.
08-26-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,133
Posted By Milton Keynes

I pedaled up a hill today and now I want my...

I pedaled up a hill today and now I want my participation trophy.
08-26-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,800
Posted By Milton Keynes

"They now have a breakfast Hot Pocket. They...

"They now have a breakfast Hot Pocket. They should rename it to 'You're going to call in sick to work."
08-25-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yes, the formula is: riding up hills is harder...

Yes, the formula is: riding up hills is harder than riding on flat ground.
08-25-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,800
Posted By Milton Keynes

I have a top tube bag on my bikes, so I use them...

I have a top tube bag on my bikes, so I use them as a glove compartment. Or I just use a jersey pocket.
08-25-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,360
Posted By Milton Keynes

I use a helmet mounted mirror also. I read that...

I use a helmet mounted mirror also. I read that it would be hard to get used to, but it really wasn't for me. All I have to do to see behind me is to look up and to the left, and if I need to see...
08-25-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,275
Posted By Milton Keynes

The sad thing is that she'd be quite attractive...

The sad thing is that she'd be quite attractive if not for all the ink in her skin and metal in her face. But, it's her life. I just wonder if, at age 60, she regrets inking up her face.
08-24-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,940
Posted By Milton Keynes

So where does the corkscrew fold out from?

So where does the corkscrew fold out from?
08-24-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,152
Posted By Milton Keynes

LOL, I couldn't imagine taking a break in the...

LOL, I couldn't imagine taking a break in the middle of a 5 minute ride. But yeah, better stop if you need to, don't want to strain yourself.
08-24-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,111
Posted By Milton Keynes

I guess I don't really do anything. Once I get...

I guess I don't really do anything. Once I get home, shower, of course. Drink a lot of water, get something to eat, sit on the couch with the TV on and computer on my lap catching up on Bike Forums.
08-24-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,807
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yeah, I don't know, I'll just leave all this...

Yeah, I don't know, I'll just leave all this scientific physics talk to those who want to argue over it and just get on my bike and ride. While you guys can think about how the springiness of your...
08-24-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,601
Posted By Milton Keynes

Maybe they're busy going to the doctor to have...

Maybe they're busy going to the doctor to have their knee checked out...
08-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,152
Posted By Milton Keynes

It really doesn't take a lot of effort to turn...

It really doesn't take a lot of effort to turn the handlebars, so someone who rides a bike may not necessarily be good at doing pushups. Squats, I'll give that to you, since anyone who's built up...
08-20-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,564
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you want real weird, peruse the personals.

If you want real weird, peruse the personals.
08-20-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yeah, solid state sperm are more reliable and...

Yeah, solid state sperm are more reliable and last longer, though lots of people say the sperm tubes have better sound.
08-20-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By Milton Keynes

No, phrase it just like that, but video yourself...

No, phrase it just like that, but video yourself as you ask then and then post the video to Youtube for our enjoyment.
08-19-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,986
Posted By Milton Keynes

Not only that, but shooty shooties can be an...

Not only that, but shooty shooties can be an emotional topic which generates a lot of hostility toward each other. And we already have a subforum for that so it doesn't really belong here at all.
08-19-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you had a carbon fiber helmet it might make...

If you had a carbon fiber helmet it might make your head asplode in a crash.
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