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06-20-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 973
Posted By 10 Wheels

First Bike a HUFFY. Liked it Much....$35 New in...

First Bike a HUFFY. Liked it Much....$35 New in 1952
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06-20-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 973
Posted By brianmcg123

Trek makes good bikes.

Trek makes good bikes.
06-20-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 973
Posted By 10 Wheels

It is MORE about the components.

It is MORE about the components.
06-20-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 973
Posted By Bmach

Think about how many brands there are, then think...

Think about how many brands there are, then think about the components on those bike.
06-20-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 973
Posted By tempocyclist

I wouldn't.

I wouldn't.
06-19-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,204
Posted By Eshfor

We take baby bottles made of silicone. The water...

We take baby bottles made of silicone. The water in them does not spoil and does not stink after the heat
06-18-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,204
Posted By Gconan

I need the extra water. I pull up, straddle the...

I need the extra water. I pull up, straddle the bike and take a nice two handed drink then get going again.
06-18-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 689
Posted By fredlord

Not sure how useful that would be in an emergency...

Not sure how useful that would be in an emergency unless you have it in your mouth. :)
06-18-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 689
Posted By blakcloud

For that kind of money, just go to Canadian Tire...

For that kind of money, just go to Canadian Tire and buy the CCM Deluxe Bell for $12 plus tax. We have seven Spur Bells in this household and yes they are expensive, sound great and take up little...
06-18-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 689
Posted By 10 Wheels

Go with a Horn as most Bells are not loud enough...

Go with a Horn as most Bells are not loud enough as many wear ear buds that block the bell sound.
06-17-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,204
Posted By MNebiker

I've got a couple of Polar insulated bottles that...

I've got a couple of Polar insulated bottles that are probably 7 or 8 years old now. Insulation is so-so, but they are adequate, cheap, and take abuse. I fill them about half full with ice, and the...
06-17-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,355
Posted By kahn

That's because they could never decide if the...

That's because they could never decide if the glasses went over or under the straps and decided to eliminate the straps and helmet question entirely.
06-16-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,355
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Socks are traditionally worn inside one’s shoes,...

Socks are traditionally worn inside one’s shoes, cycling shorts are traditionally worn with the chamois on the inside, and helmet straps are routed under the bows of a real cyclist’s eyewear. But,...
06-16-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,355
Posted By CAT7RDR

I see a lot of cyclists not wearing helmets...

I see a lot of cyclists not wearing helmets lately but they do wear sunglasses.
06-16-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,355
Posted By Koyote

You are supposed to wear the sunglasses over your...

You are supposed to wear the sunglasses over your eyes. Beyond that, who cares?
06-16-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,204
Posted By JohnDThompson

The best bottles I've used are the Camelback...

The best bottles I've used are the Camelback "Podium" and Triplex (not widely distributed outside Europe). I'm not a big fan of insulated bottles; total volume is more important than the temperature...
06-15-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,230
Posted By CheGiantForLife

How screwed up the bike shop business has become,

Had to buy a used part and install it myself. Makes me realize how screwed up the bike shop business has become, especially combined with the fuggled economics of the TechLand area. All of the good...
06-14-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,821
Posted By downtube42

Socks can't get soaked in the rain if you're not...

Socks can't get soaked in the rain if you're not wearing them.
06-13-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,783
Posted By Koyote

When did "we" elect you to speak for us?

When did "we" elect you to speak for us?
06-13-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,087
Posted By Random11

I have some sympathy with the OP here. I recently...

I have some sympathy with the OP here. I recently had four flats in four weeks, with no obvious problem with the tire. I even took the tire and rim to my LBS, thinking they might spot a problem I...
06-13-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,204
Posted By Gresp15C

The tradition of BF is for the first response to...

The tradition of BF is for the first response to completely not answer the question at all, but go off on a different tangent. ;)

With that said, when I was a kid and my family went on long hikes,...
06-09-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,358
Posted By livedarklions

I'd bet money you wouldn't know a peer reviewed...

I'd bet money you wouldn't know a peer reviewed study if it bit you in the neck.
06-08-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,211
Posted By 10 Wheels

My 8 Speed was my best bike to Ride. 2003 year....

My 8 Speed was my best bike to Ride. 2003 year. Bought Used 2011
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06-06-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By cpach

Honestly I'm very happy with Bondhus for almost...

Honestly I'm very happy with Bondhus for almost everything. I remember reading an article actually comparing measured tolerances and Bondhus beat out a lot of expensive tools marketed towards the...
06-06-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 989
Posted By BobsPoprad

I run the Marathons on my converted MTN...

I run the Marathons on my converted MTN bike...heavy, but roll nice and pretty darn durable.
ON my old Lemond, 700c, I run Gatorskins Hardshell, in a 32. I'd like to go bigger next time I buy...
06-06-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 989
Posted By Ironfish653

It must be that Puritanical streak Americans have...

It must be that Puritanical streak Americans have that keeps feeding into the " MoAr ReZiStAnCe Is BeTtEr WeRkOuT" narrative we keep seeing here.

Random11 Flat resistance is going to give you a...
06-06-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,063
Posted By wolfchild

I wear regular cargo shorts. I like them because...

I wear regular cargo shorts. I like them because they have a lot of pockets. If I need more comfort on a longer ride I wear padded bike shorts underneath my cargo shorts.
06-06-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,603
Posted By johnnyace

Sleepy Joe forgot to strap the helmet on.

Sleepy Joe forgot to strap the helmet on.
06-05-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 989
Posted By Random11

Thanks to all for your suggestions. I'd be happy...

Thanks to all for your suggestions. I'd be happy to hear more. I'd prefer to stick with the simplicity of tubes, but as many of you suggested, I should probably give tubeless some thought. I ride...
06-05-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,371
Posted By jackb

I live in Missoula, MT, a city as friendly to...

I live in Missoula, MT, a city as friendly to cyclists as a city can be. Frequently, when I approach a stop sign people driving by on the through street that I am about to cross will stop and wave...
06-05-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By BFisher

Every day is bike day.

Every day is bike day.
06-05-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,371
Posted By Pop N Wood

for the record I've never worn spandex in my...

for the record I've never worn spandex in my life. Not sure that is any prognosticator of how you will be treated.
06-04-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,371
Posted By UCantTouchThis

:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
06-04-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By jack pot

...ameriKa invented the UN and made sure it...

...ameriKa invented the UN and made sure it operated out of ameriKa and has dictated how and where it's resources are used , so why you full of UGH for bicycle day :foo:
06-04-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,371
Posted By UCantTouchThis

People Are So Friendly

Last night, I was 3 miles from the end of my ride, total night darkness when a chick pulls up next to me at a red light intersection. She's making a right so she's to my right, no problem. She rolls...
06-04-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By OldTryGuy

Let's not forget about Pi Day or is it Pie Day or...

Let's not forget about Pi Day or is it Pie Day or is it 3.14..... Day

I'll take what's behind door 2, thank you
06-03-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By kuroba

Yes! June 3rd is now the 'official' World Bicycle...

Yes! June 3rd is now the 'official' World Bicycle Day named by the UN. I still prefer the unofficial April 19th because of the backstory lol. In my country several cities will hold critical mass type...
06-02-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 634
Posted By 79pmooney

I am content to use the early digital sensors...

I am content to use the early digital sensors that I keep handy attached to my wrist. Always available and always works. Yes, a little drift psi-wise but hardly enough to matter. (Thumb and finger...
06-02-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 634
Posted By pdlamb

As long as my thumb and knuckle work, I don't...

As long as my thumb and knuckle work, I don't need a smartphone app or dongle.
06-02-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 634
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Tires likely need more air weekly and I've heard...

Tires likely need more air weekly and I've heard that one needs to connect a pump to accomplish this. So we now "want" to hang this ungainly (i.e. ugly) stem extension on our wheel to tell us...
06-01-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,596
Posted By Rolla

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06-01-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,596
Posted By VicBC_Biker

Strava- anybody else find it creepy/intrusive?

Just 'signed up' at Strava a couple of weeks ago. I 'had to do it' to see a ride a friend had done.

Does anybody except me find it 'creepy' when Strava announces:

And then they list people I do...
05-30-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,216
Posted By skidder

Nope, I just chase rainbows. Tricky, elusive...

Nope, I just chase rainbows. Tricky, elusive buggers that I can never seem to catch.
05-30-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,216
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I've looked at clouds from both sides now.

I've looked at clouds from both sides now.
05-30-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,216
Posted By indyfabz

I really donít know clouds at all.

I really donít know clouds at all.
05-30-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,216
Posted By alo

Do you chase clouds?

When I am out cycling, and it is very hot, I sometimes sit at a shop, or under a tree, and wait for clouds before going further. When there are large clouds, this can be beneficial for not getting as...
05-27-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,389
Posted By jack pot

1st ride wreck !!! ... it's a Jonah bike ... ...

1st ride wreck !!! ... it's a Jonah bike ... replace it or live with its ill luck;)
05-26-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,313
Posted By jay4usc

bring it back to Dicks for a full refund, they...

bring it back to Dicks for a full refund, they have a great return policy
05-26-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,278
Posted By Troul

the dodge neon was a big seller, but that didn't...

the dodge neon was a big seller, but that didn't make it the "best" vehicle dodge offered.
05-26-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,058
Posted By Iride01

We don't have peddles in our dictionary here. Do...

We don't have peddles in our dictionary here. Do you mean pedals?
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