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10-06-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,358
Posted By livedarklions

If you're a judge, being considered "pro" anyone...

If you're a judge, being considered "pro" anyone is not considered a good look. They're supposed to be impartial.
10-06-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,419
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I'd agree that Chicago can be a dangerous place,...

I'd agree that Chicago can be a dangerous place, but it's not six or seven cycling fatalities a year that earns that reputation.
10-05-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,358
Posted By Tanstaafl

Waller County Judge Trey Duhon posted the...

Waller County Judge Trey Duhon posted the following on the Waller County (Official) Facebook page on September 30. Many of you may remember a few years ago when Waller County cracked down and...
10-03-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,358
Posted By Rick

The damage to the vehicle appears to be the front...

The damage to the vehicle appears to be the front end. Unless the kid was blind I don't believe they were in a blind spot.
10-02-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,358
Posted By flangehead

There are real people involved in this. Real...

There are real people involved in this. Real people with families and friends were injured. The LEO and EMT who responded are real people. The city and county officials involved are real people.
...
10-01-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By sweeks

I used Purple Extreme for a year or so on my road...

I used Purple Extreme for a year or so on my road bike. My recollection is that it is a bit difficult to control in the drip format, as it comes out rather thin. I think I wasted a fair amount of it....
10-01-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,590
Posted By boozergut

I landed mostly on my head

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Tonight I was finishing a 25 mile ride on the MUP....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,399
Posted By bigredgrad01

Ritchey Road Logic rim brake. The balance of...

Ritchey Road Logic rim brake. The balance of compliance and handling is just right, IMO. Felt a bit soft and lazy initially coming off a stiffer alloy bike, but once my brain got adjusted to how much...
10-01-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,358
Posted By CliffordK

Reasonably nice pickup. Although I haven't seen...

Reasonably nice pickup. Although I haven't seen details on it.

Probably a F250 if it is a diesel.

And, I believe it is dating to the mid teens, so not brand new. It doesn't have to belong...
09-30-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,358
Posted By Rick

Special prosecutor appointed in Texas coal roll...

Special prosecutor appointed in Texas coal roll crash
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,870
Posted By genejockey

I can see not wearing lycra. I can't see making...

I can see not wearing lycra. I can't see making it a point of pride, any more than I make it a point of pride to wear it.
09-28-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,264
Posted By ARider2

It's great to read about folks like you who are...

It's great to read about folks like you who are still active and regularly riding a good amount of miles at over 80 years old. Congratulations on your good health and keep up the riding!
09-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,264
Posted By rydabent

Bike mileage

I got my first recumbent a RANS Tailwind in 2005, retired in 2008 at 70. According to my records I have now ridden the distance around the world at the equator on my bents, both the bike and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,870
Posted By mschwett

Six Months of Riding

Six months ago to the day today, I (46M, married with kids, san francisco, 6’2) took my first ride on my first road bike. Today I played hooky from work in the morning to hit 3,000 miles on the bike....
09-26-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,358
Posted By chancelucky

How do the police manage to not arrest the kid?

How do the police manage to not arrest the kid?
09-24-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By shelbyfv

I think Shimano 7000/105 is still available...

I think Shimano 7000/105 is still available (theoretically) in silver. Might not look as cool as the Campy but you wouldn't have issues.
09-23-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By caloso

Maybe. Saddle comfort is incredibly specific...

Maybe. Saddle comfort is incredibly specific from person to person, so you might find one that works for you at that price, but maybe not. It's impossible to say
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,219
Posted By Branko D

I wouldn't worry about not being able to run rim...

I wouldn't worry about not being able to run rim brake bikes. Even if the big manufacturers discontinue rim brake parts from their top offerings, which they probably will in the next generation, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,219
Posted By Dreww10

Seriously? No one on this forum, no one on...

Seriously?

No one on this forum, no one on your local club ride, or anywhere was asking for disc brake road bikes in any great number. They were all still in search of ever-lighter road bikes,...
Forum: Introductions
09-21-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By Prunesquallor

Good Morning from Texas.

Newbie from the Houston area here. Back into biking after a loooong absense. Now getting my 20 mi in every morning that weather permits.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,219
Posted By Koyote

If rim breaks are dead, I hope no one tells all...

If rim breaks are dead, I hope no one tells all those bikes hanging in my garage. Including the one I rode to work today.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,219
Posted By kingston

prj71 , That's exactly what I would say if I were...

prj71 , That's exactly what I would say if I were trying to market road disks because it's at least somewhat plausible at the very-very top of the market. For the vast majority of people who don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,219
Posted By kingston

Neither of those things are true. Show me your...

Neither of those things are true. Show me your lightest disk brake bike, and I can make a lighter one for the same money with rim brakes. The second one it's such a ridiculous claim it doesn't even...
09-18-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By kahn

I had a rabbit, well, rabbitS incident the other...

I had a rabbit, well, rabbitS incident the other day. Riding downhill through a narrow alley (a regular bike route) and one darted across my path and then started to zig zag crossing in front of me...
09-18-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,948
Posted By ofajen

Ride some SS. Ride out of the saddle often....

Ride some SS.

Ride out of the saddle often.

Think of cadence as a spectrum, not a number.

Ride light.

Bend your elbows.
09-18-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,948
Posted By CAT7RDR

For mouth breathers: close your mouth when riding...

For mouth breathers: close your mouth when riding through a cloud of gnats.
09-18-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,948
Posted By shelbyfv

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to...

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to pee.
09-12-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,003
Posted By wolfchild

I wonder what motivated people to ride before...

I wonder what motivated people to ride before electronic software was invented...or maybe there was no cyclists before strava was invented.:rolleyes:
09-12-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,003
Posted By CAT7RDR

I looked into Strava. I have Garmin, I use...

I looked into Strava. I have Garmin, I use ridewithgps to map rides. I use a poor man's Cateye to record distance.

Believe it or not, years ago in the 1980's I could get on my bike and enjoy the...
09-05-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,462
Posted By shelbyfv

Now that "cost no object" has been dealt with, it...

Now that "cost no object" has been dealt with, it looks like you are in the same position as most of us, trying to decide if DA is worth the substantial premium over Ultegra. With cost as part of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Psimet2001

:lol: I haven't' changed. It's a horrible system...

:lol: I haven't' changed. It's a horrible system if you aren't having problems with flats. If flats find you and it's the worst thing that could ever happen to you then time to think of tubeless.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,557
Posted By cuevélo

5) Rather than rotating tires back to front, I'd...

5) Rather than rotating tires back to front, I'd wait until it's time to replace the back tire, rotate front to back, and put a new tire on the front.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,151
Posted By tempocyclist

I'd disagree with you, but... It's possible I'm a...

I'd disagree with you, but... It's possible I'm a bit of a poser... 🤣 I always coordinate and LOVE a bit of retro team kit!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,151
Posted By Bah Humbug

Weird, it feels awfully warm for winter.

Weird, it feels awfully warm for winter.
08-11-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,941
Posted By indyfabz

Almost as scary as that website looks. Gave me a...

Almost as scary as that website looks. Gave me a flashback.
08-02-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,824
Posted By jpdemers

Default assumption

I assume that all drivers are out to kill me, and ride accordingly.
08-01-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 8,746
Posted By genejockey

This all goes back to the early days of...

This all goes back to the early days of automobiles. You signal with your left arm (in America) because it you were in a car with a top, that's the only arm other drives could see.

I signal right...
Forum: Introductions
07-30-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By benoize

In Rotterdam! Groenlo is in the east of the...

In Rotterdam! Groenlo is in the east of the Netherlands so pretty far apart (for Dutch standards☺️)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,120
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It's called neuromuscular coordination which has...

It's called neuromuscular coordination which has to be wired into your spinal ganglia. This takes more time than one might think. There's an easy path to getting there. The following works much...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,120
Posted By shelbyfv

Well what are you waiting for? Long and honored...

Well what are you waiting for? Long and honored tradition here on BF. I figure the unofficial motto is "it's five o'clock somewhere!":beer:
Forum: Introductions
07-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By texbiker

Welcome from a Houston area biker. I never raced....

Welcome from a Houston area biker. I never raced. I'm a recreational biker but with plenty of time to ride each day since I retired. My wife passed away almost 2 years ago so biking helps me work...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,104
Posted By Ray9

Beating the system.

Yesterday I became aware that it was going to rain today so I planned on a day off from cycling. I did some shopping this morning and noticed it was not raining yet, so I checked the weather report...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,120
Posted By PeteHski

I agree with this. I have done the occasional...

I agree with this. I have done the occasional single leg cadence drill and nearly always end up with sore hip-flexors afterward. Unweighting your legs on the upstroke makes sense, but studies have...
Forum: Introductions
07-21-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By benoize

Hello from The Netherlands

Hi all,

Just started getting into vintage (Italian) road bikes. It started about two months ago. I was looking for something that could replace my running exercise regime (wonky knee) and thought...
Forum: Texas
04-16-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By adamrice

The Texas hill country is really pretty...

The Texas hill country is really pretty (especially this time of year, when the wildflowers are out). There's an extensive network of roads, and once you get out into a remote area, very few cars to...
11-06-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,563
Posted By Koyote

Once you've been through an expensive divorce,...

Once you've been through an expensive divorce, you will realize that most other financial losses are no big deal.

In other words, I don't really regret any bike-related purchases.
10-22-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,563
Posted By indyfabz

Too much Trek anyway. :D

Too much Trek anyway. :D
10-22-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,563
Posted By Steve B.

Trek offered me a Lemond titanium frame as...

Trek offered me a Lemond titanium frame as warranty replacement for a Klein Quantum with a cracked seat tube/downtube junction. I thought "Cool, Titanium, I always wanted to try Titanium". I got a...
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