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06-14-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,783
Posted By indyfabz

Another false premise thread. Many nights on...

Another false premise thread.

Many nights on tour I donít get a shower. Those are often the nicest campsites. I feel better when I am in the environment.

...
06-13-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,783
Posted By Chuck M

I think I feel better after a shower no matter...

I think I feel better after a shower no matter what I just did.
06-12-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,616
Posted By growlerdinky

I just stood up and clapped.

I just stood up and clapped.
06-10-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By zandoval

So true... I really don't think there is a jacket...

So true... I really don't think there is a jacket that really works at any price. Either your getting soaked from the outside or your getting soaked from the inside...

"...every kind of rain there...
06-05-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By BobbyG

I had something similar a few years ago... ...

I had something similar a few years ago...

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06-03-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,542
Posted By Milton Keynes

Probably because that's the way they always did...

Probably because that's the way they always did it on "CHiPs."
06-03-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,017
Posted By livedarklions

I think you're missing a larger point--in the...

I think you're missing a larger point--in the situations you're talking about, the bike lane will quickly become the de facto delivery parking lane and cease to be an effective bike lane. Any one...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By BobbyG

Mbel3122 You're lucky. Four miles is a nice...

Mbel3122 You're lucky. Four miles is a nice distance to figure out your bike commuting needs. At a very conservative 9 mph (about 3x walking speed) a 4 mile commute Should take about 26 minutes, plus...
06-01-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,596
Posted By Rolla

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05-25-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,017
Posted By Paul Barnard

There wasn't a reasonable one. That's why I made...

There wasn't a reasonable one. That's why I made the post. I am not so selfish that I can't see life through the lens of others and empathize with them. I do note that you didn't take a stab at...
05-24-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,017
Posted By Paul Barnard

I thought of this thread the other day when I saw...

I thought of this thread the other day when I saw an office supply delivery truck parked in the bike lane at the pin drop. It was drizzling. The driver had a dolly with about 4-5 boxes on it. I...
05-21-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,338
Posted By burnthesheep

The modern thing is zombie pedestrians. Glued to...

The modern thing is zombie pedestrians. Glued to a device. Could be a phone, a Garmin watch, zombie'd out with headphones, etc.....

Literally not much different than "slow mover" zombies at that...
05-18-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,338
Posted By Sy Reene

IMO you have this backwards. If runner is going...

IMO you have this backwards. If runner is going the same direction, you can indeed slow down to their pace until you can safely go into the car traffic lane to pass. When they're coming at you, all...
05-17-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,025
Posted By wolfchild

I dress to blend in with the crowd. I don't wear...

I dress to blend in with the crowd. I don't wear any provocative costumes that stand out in public so no I never had anybody ask me to take pics of myself.. There is nothing special about me, i am...
Forum: Foo
05-17-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,117
Posted By RubeRad

When I was a testosterone-filled young buck, I...

When I was a testosterone-filled young buck, I bought myself a Saab 9-3 because it was 'fun', but now I am old and wise and understand how much damage car culture has done.

Also I drive as if I...
Forum: Foo
05-14-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,117
Posted By Kat12

I'm just wondering how people who live in...

I'm just wondering how people who live in apartments are going to charge their electric cars, since they don't have a garage with an outlet they can plug it into... unless/until apartment buildings...
05-13-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,338
Posted By fredlord

Some drivers might feel the same way when they...

Some drivers might feel the same way when they have to manouevre around some cyclists using the road when a bike path is available. The runners may/may not have good reasons for doing what they're...
05-13-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By Manster

A rear reflector is nice to have in case of rear...

A rear reflector is nice to have in case of rear light failure.
05-12-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By UCantTouchThis

The garage? :eek: How dare?! I have 7 bikes and...

The garage? :eek: How dare?! I have 7 bikes and they have their own private bedroom. :D
05-11-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,099
Posted By tyrion

A fuel shortage we can handle. But those hackers...

A fuel shortage we can handle. But those hackers better not mess with our toilet paper supply.
05-04-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,676
Posted By Korina

I've been very lucky not to have had a close-up...

I've been very lucky not to have had a close-up encounter with wildlife, but I did have a weird one. Riding the paved trail to work early one morning, when I see something ahead in the dim light. As...
05-04-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,676
Posted By msu2001la

I got hit by a flying goose a few months ago...

I got hit by a flying goose a few months ago while biking.

It was sitting in the grass along with a few other geese, about 20ft away from the path I was riding on. It decided to take off and...
05-04-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,552
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Sounds like the OP just called out the forum to...

Sounds like the OP just called out the forum to throw down. Talking up his cycling prowess pretty well- maybe it’s time for the “2021 BF Meet ‘n Greet To See Whom Can’t Be Beat”? I’m ready.*

...
04-15-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,800
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Certainly a pet peeve of mine. THe challenge is...

Certainly a pet peeve of mine. THe challenge is to refuse firmly but politely with hand gestures then don't look at them so you can't tell what their response is, and they eventually get the...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,429
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Velo Orange. Just about everything else is too...

Velo Orange. Just about everything else is too flexible/whippy and breaks.
04-07-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,187
Posted By Hiro11

He doesn't say that at all. He says that for...

He doesn't say that at all. He says that for urban commuting, the omafiets is more practical and better suited to the task. He then goes through the features of the bike to bolster his case. I think...
04-05-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,812
Posted By Melvang

For me, raw titanium with raw carbon fork and...

For me, raw titanium with raw carbon fork and pink accents. I don't have the cash yet for ti, so I had mine sprayed with titanium gray and prison pink H series Cerakote. With silver 105 groupset. ...
04-05-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,074
Posted By genec

The mandatory bell on the road is a "cute" idea,...

The mandatory bell on the road is a "cute" idea, but pretty useless when facing rolled up windows and loud entertainment systems.
03-31-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,421
Posted By BobbyG

I signal, and if I'm braking downhill, or wearing...

I signal, and if I'm braking downhill, or wearing my rain cape, I'll use a leg to signal.
03-30-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,421
Posted By mdarnton

I signal. I wish cars had some mechanism they...

I signal. I wish cars had some mechanism they could use to signal, but I guess they don't.
03-30-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By Hit Factor

Riding with my wife. Then seeing an eagle,...

Riding with my wife.

Then seeing an eagle, deer, beaver, ducks, or any wild life.

Then seeing others having a good time.

Then gadgets and equipment.
03-30-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,898
Posted By a_d_a_m

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But...

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But alas, welcome to BFn.

I am close to your size and can echo what some have said...you might want to consider getting a steel mountain bike frame and...
03-27-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,098
Posted By AlmostTrick

I've put names on the down tubes of several bikes...

I've put names on the down tubes of several bikes that came without any decals. It personalizes my bike and is fun.

What I find curious is the level of animosity that some show in these threads...
03-27-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,098
Posted By Reflector Guy

I've never owned a bike with a name, or a gender....

I've never owned a bike with a name, or a gender. Or a car either.

At least i don't think so. I bought my Fiero in 2003 so who knows, it may have had names and genders before....
...
Forum: Commuting
03-25-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,591,862
Posted By MAGAIVER

This is my 2013 Kona Dew Deluxe with a bunch of...

This is my 2013 Kona Dew Deluxe with a bunch of parts that came out of other bikes.
Rear wheel is a ZTR Rapid laced to an SLX hub that came out of my XC bike.
Front wheel is a Vzan (local brand)...
03-23-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,028
Posted By Kapusta

As appealing as listening to music while riding...

As appealing as listening to music while riding sounds, I would hate to give up being able to judge other people.
03-22-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,020
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have never, ever been hungry enough to want a...

I have never, ever been hungry enough to want a Budweiser product. Iíve never been thirsty enough, either. In fact, Iíve never been ANYTHING enough to want a Bud. Lifeís too short to drink bad...
03-22-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,028
Posted By downhillmaster

Most of this 👍 When riding solo I blare my...

Most of this 👍
When riding solo I blare my music from my bottle cage mounted UEBoom speaker.
The only time anyone else ever hears it at volume is at a light or when I make a pass or get passed,...
03-22-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By GlennR

It can unexpectedly assplode causing a...

It can unexpectedly assplode causing a catastrophic chain reaction which can lead to the end of the world.

Please correct this before it's too late.
03-21-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,028
Posted By MarcusT

What's with this "I don't want to force other...

What's with this "I don't want to force other people to listen to my music"?
You're riding, if you pass a person, they might hear the music for a second or 2. If you're riding in a group, I don't...
03-16-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Doug64

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Forum: Commuting
03-16-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,591,862
Posted By DorkDisk

94 Trek 750

I've been riding this lately to and from work.


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03-16-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,751
Posted By mbpletcher

wow, you guys beat the poor guy into submission! ...

wow, you guys beat the poor guy into submission! he sounded kinda flaky but in a roundabout kind of way he had a valid question.

I rode a lot for several years by myself on a specialized hybrid...
03-15-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,028
Posted By cjenrick

i like this JBL Flip 4 setup right here. use to...

i like this JBL Flip 4 setup right here.
use to be man, my legs are cooked, do i really want to ride today in the cold rain?'

then i remember "I Got Tunes!" and i leap out o bed like a frog in a...
03-15-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,028
Posted By Troul

for the natural rides, i could understand not...

for the natural rides, i could understand not having anything beat boxing away in the ear. For anywhere else, I'd rather not hear the person tell me I need to be on the sidewalks or to tell me I...
03-15-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,028
Posted By indyfabz

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing...

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing and hum of insects and the screeching and chirping of birds.

A few years ago I stopped here for a while to listen to the splendor of no made made...
03-15-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,028
Posted By Koyote

Itís bad enough that people have to see me in...

Itís bad enough that people have to see me in LycraÖ Iím not going to add insult to injury by inflicting my musical preferences on them.
03-15-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By downhillmaster

I have found that motorists also pass too closely...

I have found that motorists also pass too closely when I am wearing clothes so I now ride wearing only a helmet and a Speedo :thumb:
03-14-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By 10 Wheels

Eye Contact does NOT Work. Watch The Front Wheels...

Eye Contact does NOT Work. Watch The Front Wheels when possible.
03-14-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,459
Posted By Pratt

Excellent question. Since it is Pi Day, perhaps...

Excellent question. Since it is Pi Day, perhaps you need to tighten up your radius.
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