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10-20-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,135
Posted By fjhunt

Being launched 30 feet by a distracted driver...

Being launched 30 feet by a distracted driver going 55mph will do that to you. My 60 lumins light needed to be replaced anyways along with my totaled road bike.
09-27-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 22,599
Posted By HD3andMe

Digs up a 3 1/2 year old post to offer this...

Digs up a 3 1/2 year old post to offer this scintillating comment.

I would be interested in understanding the "thought" process behind that one.
09-22-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By Paul Barnard

I go for a shoe that has little flex. I take the...

I go for a shoe that has little flex. I take the shoe and bend the toe over toward the heel to test the stiffness/flex. I like a tread that is not heavily lugged. I like a tread compound that is...
09-21-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By UniChris

It happens that I do 30-100 mile rides on a...

It happens that I do 30-100 mile rides on a regular basis... on a unicycle.

But that doesn't make it a typically recommended equipment choice any more than cotton briefs and jeans are.
09-09-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By MntnMan62

First of all, don't let people tell you that $800...

First of all, don't let people tell you that $800 buys you just above department store grade bikes. Everything depends on what type of bike you buy. And that should be determined by where you...
09-08-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By livedarklions

Good reminder. Also, wet conditions at night can...

Good reminder. Also, wet conditions at night can actually make it harder to see that there are tracks in the road as the lights reflect off the wet pavement.

OK, now I have to tell my trolley...
08-27-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 982
Posted By BoraxKid

Nope, wrong again. My triple is used thusly: big...

Nope, wrong again. My triple is used thusly: big ring for most riding, middle ring for most climbing, small ring for extreme and/or loaded climbing.
08-05-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By flangehead

Fungus Finally Found. Next: Tower Crane

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7673_1__88f7eff05f54c434e432e433e3462d0240de1fab.jpg
Mushrooms were in a ring around a tree.
...
08-04-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,929
Posted By Koyote

Click on a few women's lingerie websites, and...

Click on a few women's lingerie websites, and you'll start getting better popup ads in facebook.
07-30-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By wolfchild

It's only a simple bicycle tire and I try to keep...

It's only a simple bicycle tire and I try to keep science, math, astrophysics, chemistry and all other complexity out of it. I inflate my tires according to the conditions that I ride in... When I...
07-23-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By DrIsotope

Stratigraphy, you say? Hwy.38 roadcut, somewhere...

Stratigraphy, you say? Hwy.38 roadcut, somewhere around mile marker 10, San Gorgonio National Forest. (climbed 2,000ft in 15 miles for this one)
...
07-19-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,291
Posted By boilermaker1

I had my first crash when I was, what, 5 or 6...

I had my first crash when I was, what, 5 or 6 years old?
07-01-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,635
Posted By Kapusta

Yes, clipless are better for racing. While this...

Yes, clipless are better for racing. While this should be news to almost nobody, it is also irrelevant to the point I was making:

The idea that flats pose a real risk of slipping off on a road...
06-03-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,677
Posted By mihlbach

BMX bikes are technically bikes, but they aren't...

BMX bikes are technically bikes, but they aren't really intended for transportation, so it's harder to take the vehicle categorization seriously for a BMX bike. The very idea of BMX is to ride where...
06-02-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By SethAZ

Don't ride that in a place with lots of wild...

Don't ride that in a place with lots of wild turkeys or something. :lol:
06-02-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By flangehead

Wetland

OK, sprinting since Deal4Fuji tried to do a breakaway:

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This section of Addicks...
05-04-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,480
Posted By mstateglfr

Its almost as if the frame material and pedal...

Its almost as if the frame material and pedal style are immaterial to riding fast on flat road.
04-26-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,410
Posted By smashndash

Absolutely disgusting. I could never EVER climb 1...

Absolutely disgusting. I could never EVER climb 1 foot up a hill if I knew I wouldn’t be allowed to rail the descent.
04-25-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,570
Posted By Maelochs

If you watch races like the Tour de France, you...

If you watch races like the Tour de France, you will see that all the best climbers are really fat .... but they have really light bikes
04-23-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,310
Posted By jlaw

I have a similar 3x9 triple on my 'adventure'...

I have a similar 3x9 triple on my 'adventure' bike with an 11-32 in back - a really nice set-up for gravel roads and general cruising - shifting is excellent. And the TRP Spyre mechanical discs are...
04-19-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,616
Views: 2,417,058
Posted By captain belly

Trek Verve 3

Just bought this bike and rode it to the largest Burr Oak in Missouri...
04-18-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By cyccommute

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/44259899_a3da_4541_8a92_eb8ffc0c19ce_254abc90570f5332820a60fc5ea69b0acd8f7ab2.jpeg...
04-06-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By Padgett

Got beaten, but still want to share my pic I just...

Got beaten, but still want to share my pic I just went and got.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9896_b72fa96d7213e121ec2dda532f1406aef15b52c2.jpg
04-06-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By cyccommute

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/2dc3525a_b2dd_4152_b844_34b841c8d416_11bb9f17b3a3ee7939409a2c66860e5b5f61a31f.jpeg

Next: let’s go macabre. The grave (actual grave) of...
04-03-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By flangehead

Hint Hint Hint

39.745261, -105.224546 Golden CO

49.888834, -97.129389 Winnipeg Manitoba (can't see it on Google Street view but it was moved here from Austin TX)
04-01-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7,616
Views: 2,417,058
Posted By InvertedMP

So I saw a picture of a Scott Metrix 10 in this...

So I saw a picture of a Scott Metrix 10 in this thread, and fell in love with it. I knew I had to have one so I set search, and was able to find a new one on the opposite coast. It just arrived so I...
03-27-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By cyccommute

A rock. And a river runs through it. About 100...

A rock. And a river runs through it. About 100 yard long, 50 wide (could be wider but that’s all that is exposed) and 20 or 30 feet deep
...
03-26-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By 3S1M

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1785_aafbba023f4f65a1971a98602305eb77492efe76.jpg...
03-14-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By bpcyclist

USS Blueback (SS-581) on the Willamette River in...

USS Blueback (SS-581) on the Willamette River in Portland.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x810/blueback_2_8ffc0ad2594be97044507e7b618ab3908a629d7f.jpg...
03-11-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By Bryan C.

Success! ...

Success!

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03-10-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,136
Posted By Dalvis

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The is the frame without the clear coat...
03-06-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By Slightspeed

Got it. I did a little 13 mile post office ride,...

Got it. I did a little 13 mile post office ride, and when I got home there was a Smart parked about 4 houses from my home....
03-03-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,220
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

And every hipster doofus knows that the best...

And every hipster doofus knows that the best thing to put on your Coronavirus is a wedge of Lyme disease.
03-03-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By Dave Mayer

My bike shop owner pal once explained to me why...

My bike shop owner pal once explained to me why certain of their customers came in every 3 months for new tubes. It was because that was how long it took for the tire pressure to drop to the point...
02-25-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By livedarklions

Part of the issue with bikes is that the...

Part of the issue with bikes is that the differences between bikes are really marginal in importance for most riders. The biggest variable in performance, by far, is the motor. Unless it's...
02-18-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By 3S1M

I'm not sure what you mean by that. I'm taking a...

I'm not sure what you mean by that. I'm taking a bit of offense. First off, I posted the game. So I felt it was my responsibility to sort of keep it on track. Secondly, I got a complaint from someone...
02-18-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,479
Posted By CAT7RDR

Depends. You have to know the motorist culture...

Depends. You have to know the motorist culture around you, time of day, traffic conditions, line of sight, road camber, sidewalk entrances/exits, debris and weather. I do not like riding on sidewalks...
02-12-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By livedarklions

I grew up in Minneapolis, but now live about 1500...

I grew up in Minneapolis, but now live about 1500 miles away, but they have some pretty nice water towers there:
...
02-11-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By 3S1M

Well since it's not a real water tower and mine...

Well since it's not a real water tower and mine is, I will assume mine passes muster.

Next mission: Retail shop that carries some kind of items that ladies like. Maybe it'll be a reminder for...
02-11-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By Slightspeed

No water towers around here, but we have a fake...

No water towers around here, but we have a fake water tower cell phone antenna. Full disclosure: I used this tower several days ago for a "tank" challenge, but this is a fresh picture from today,...
01-31-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By flangehead

Aeroplane at Aeroport. Next: "Classic" Car

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Airplanes around these parts.....
01-30-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By DrIsotope

Late, unofficial, brutalist submission

The San Bernardino County Central Detention Facility.

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01-13-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By Bryan C.

This sign has been in place for literally 30...

This sign has been in place for literally 30 years. I remember when they put it in after a rehab of the roadway. Pretty funny if you ask me. I always wondered if you would get out of a ticket if you...
01-12-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,888
Posted By canklecat

Burning Man...

Burning Man (https://journal.burningman.org/2018/08/black-rock-city/survive-and-thrive/happy-together-bicycles-and-burning-man/).
...
12-10-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By mr_bill

Tree enough? https://i.imgur.com/YbgPgov.jpg...

Tree enough?

https://i.imgur.com/YbgPgov.jpg


-mr. bill
12-02-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By 3S1M

I don't want to discourage anyone from playing...

I don't want to discourage anyone from playing this game, nor irritate anyone. But for me I'm ok with the missions that might be biased towards a region. As we saw if it gets done rather quickly it...
11-08-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,869
Posted By wolfchild

100% false.

100% false.
11-07-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,571
Posted By Stadjer

Sometimes people just don't feel like going home...

Sometimes people just don't feel like going home yet.
I'm pretty sure they speak Polish in Poland and call it something different, it might even not be illegal.

And a true beer lover might use a...
11-07-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,045
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

This photo should meet the guidelines for car...

This photo should meet the guidelines for car age, but not the guidelines for currency of the photo [Sep 2001, my bicycle in Schwetzingen, DE], posted only as an example of what contest members could...
10-22-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,436
Posted By Kapusta

I just want to make clear lest anyone reading...

I just want to make clear lest anyone reading this thread comes away with the wrong idea.....

Whether or not a derailleur is “Shadow” is completely irrelevant in terms of compatibility.

If you...
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