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Forum: Touring
01-23-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,749
Posted By Russ Roth

Poseidon Redwood Review, of sorts.

I stumbled across these bikes from this forum but no one had an opinion of them so for anyone thinking of looking at them I thought I'd give more details. I went all in on this and bought one bike...
12-17-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,077
Posted By Herzlos

You don't need to get off the bike entirely, just...

You don't need to get off the bike entirely, just stop, put a foot down and drop/raise the seat. It's less convenient than a dropper post but better than having the seat in the way.
More than likely...
12-14-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,061
Posted By Bigbus

Jeez, some people need to take a chill pill!...

Jeez, some people need to take a chill pill! He/she could be a ten year old kid trying to learn about computers, bikes, and life and you guys are just....Well, I guess you guys are working on the...
Forum: Touring
11-07-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,845
Posted By jfoobar

Had both colors been available when I bought...

Had both colors been available when I bought mine, I still would have still bought the green without hesitation at all. That said, I am biased. I dislike black as a bike color.
Forum: Touring
11-02-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,463
Posted By staehpj1

Personally I skip breathable fabrics and find...

Personally I skip breathable fabrics and find that keeps the cost down for touring or any use where I will be sweating profusely. I just don't expect to be dry when riding. I figure I'll be wet from...
11-02-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,418
Posted By billyymc

So to be clear, you were not ripped off because...

So to be clear, you were not ripped off because you went through Alibaba. You were ripped off because you tried to circumvent Alibaba. How much did you save?
10-30-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,753
Posted By August West

Down here we all float ;)

Down here we all float ;)
Forum: Touring
10-18-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,720
Posted By CargoDane

That's the EXACT one I have. Only minehad the...

That's the EXACT one I have. Only minehad the outer shell (there are two outer shells with paint on the inner outer shell) crack so the paint was visible and peeling. So I scraped it to be all black....
09-08-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,658
Posted By unterhausen

more effective driver of the used market is how...

more effective driver of the used market is how bad motorists treat cyclists. But I think people will keep their new bikes because they will use them "some day." Which is how most bike sales end up...
09-08-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,115
Posted By mstateglfr

1 off examples dont prove anything as examples...

1 off examples dont prove anything as examples can show used steel and aluminum components also failing. Aluminum rims failing, aluminum bars failing, steel frames cracking, steel forks cracking,...
08-11-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,494
Posted By Phil_gretz

I have read through the responses, and frankly,...

I have read through the responses, and frankly, the helpful people did not understand the nature of your question. Likely due to the delicacy of your wording. My wife had your EXACT issue after we...
08-10-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,232
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably be a bunch of Harleys for sale in about...

Probably be a bunch of Harleys for sale in about a month and a half. If you want something to ride in the interim.
07-30-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,447
Posted By spelger

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no...

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no place for medical advice. especially when a heart is involved.

Good luck and enjoy riding.
07-29-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,750
Posted By Pop N Wood

Not a popular choice on this site but you...

Not a popular choice on this site but you shouldn't need padded shorts at all. Never worn them, never will, never lubed my arse for any reason.

If you are missing a layer of skin than that says...
Forum: Foo
07-24-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9,801
Views: 1,572,874
Posted By Jeff Wills

He doesn't want you to catch anything.

He doesn't want you to catch anything.
07-13-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,811
Posted By tleeds

Cicli GiEsse

G: Gianni
S: Sergio

The first names of the founders of Cicli Giesse. Gianni was the frame builder and had worked for the Italian national team, including as a mechanic at the Los Angeles...
07-10-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,523
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Ah, I think I understand now. You're saying that...

Ah, I think I understand now. You're saying that you decided to break the unwritten rule of cycling that says that every ride needs to be as fast as possible or else you failed? ;) I think that's...
07-07-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,660
Posted By Hikebikerun

All trolling aside honestly I don’t see the issue...

All trolling aside honestly I don’t see the issue with this.... obviously there is a difference between stalking and using the app to join clubs/communities and meet people in person.

I joined a...
07-07-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,159
Posted By walnutz

I know you’re being tongue-in-cheek, but you can...

I know you’re being tongue-in-cheek, but you can do this now ;)

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0617_c1b52b04336dc015c858e150668a4af238f96701.jpg...
Forum: Touring
07-07-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,528
Posted By Happy Feet

The big problem is that everyone in the US seems...

The big problem is that everyone in the US seems to think what they are doing isn't the problem. The guy on a bike tour, the girl going to the crowded beach, the people going to mass gatherings......
Forum: Touring
07-06-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,528
Posted By pdlamb

Do try to keep up! :) What we're all...

Do try to keep up! :)

What we're all suffering through is the urgency to get the best available information disseminated widely, even as the virologists, epidemiologists, et al continue to work...
Forum: Touring
07-04-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,528
Posted By djb

just wanted to mention that I see this just like...

just wanted to mention that I see this just like developing the habit of being situational aware on our bikes, second guessing cars assuming they dont see us etc etc.
Because I've been in long term...
Forum: Touring
06-19-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,870
Posted By DMax

Plastic trash compactor bags inside the panniers....

Plastic trash compactor bags inside the panniers. Ultralight hikers have been doing this for years. They are very durable and waterproof, and cheap.
05-26-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,425
Posted By wilsoncb

Good input. That video of the vehicle nailing...

Good input. That video of the vehicle nailing the guy at 55 is probably a bikers worse nightmare. To me it demonstrates what they don't consider about the bike passing rule that says a car needs to...
05-22-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,417
Posted By JustinOldPhart

This seems to be sort of a Schrödinger problem....

This seems to be sort of a Schrödinger problem. Is he in the box or, as many in this thread opine, is he completely outside of the box? As Schrödinger would suggest, we cannot know if he is in the...
05-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,366
Posted By JW in AK

So what you're saying is you've never actually...

So what you're saying is you've never actually been inside of an REI.
05-15-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,118
Posted By mihlbach

Cycling shorts are often shown inside out so you...

Cycling shorts are often shown inside out so you can see what sort of padding is inside. You wouldn’t actually wear them like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,733
Posted By Rides4Beer

Awesome color!! I love Giant's colors. :beer: ...

Awesome color!! I love Giant's colors. :beer:

As for a hydration pack, I wear one when gravel riding, and now on the road since I've been riding solo with no stops to limit my contact. I'm a...
05-11-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,480
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. There was a thread about this a while back....

Yep. There was a thread about this a while back. Clearly appeared to be nitrous oxide cartridges. We used to call them whippets. BTW...Nitrous oxide is N2O. Huffing NO would not be pleasant. :D
Replies: 21
Views: 4,359
Posted By znomit

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an...

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an invite to bailout.
04-17-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By sal

You can’t ride the bike

Fascinating video

/ ViewPure (http://www.viewpure.com/MFzDaBzBlL0?ref=bkmk)
Forum: Touring
04-13-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By Happy Feet

Bike packing ...

Bike packing

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49447087496_0fe47fe7d9_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iktfpj)

Bike touring

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49446612443_e9c7b82cab_z.jpg...
Forum: Touring
04-13-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By Paul Barnard

Cobb Saddle Deal

These are $200 saddles being sold for $20. I ordered a few. They are new without the box, and they are the real deal. They shipped immediately. I did a 30 mile ride on one and was pleased with it....
Forum: Touring
04-03-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,598
Posted By zebkedic

Salsa Fargo with Gates Belt Drive Rohloff

I had many people who ask about the Salsa Fargo and haven't seen many that had a Gates Carbon Belt Drive Rohloff setup. My buddy Jerry took the time show off his setup yesterday a little that he...
03-31-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,577
Posted By Paul Barnard

Maybe it's the small town boy in me, but I wave...

Maybe it's the small town boy in me, but I wave or nod at everyone unless there is a steady procession of people. I say hello to strangers when I pass them on the sidewalk when there's not a steady...
Forum: Touring
03-24-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,715
Posted By hilltowner

+1 on that. I've never once minded coasting down...

+1 on that. I've never once minded coasting down a hill. When compared to pushing a bike up one, there's no question which I prefer.
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,485
Posted By smudgy

TransAmerica Trail Bike Tour, The Dreaded Middle Third

My 4th and final tour of 2019 captured on video. I only had time to ride from Pueblo, CO to Carbondale, IL. I heard a biker call it the dreaded middle third. He said it's called that because that's...
Forum: Touring
03-21-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 2,458,296
Posted By PedalingWalrus

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-08-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,219
Posted By canklecat

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something...

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something friends have it tougher than I did in my 30s. Everything costs more but they get paid less, relative to the cost of living. There are fewer opportunities...
03-02-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,697
Posted By DreamRider85

I get I might not die if I get the virus, but the...

I get I might not die if I get the virus, but the issue is my spreading it to someone that does.
02-29-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,247
Posted By cb400bill

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. ...

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. Amanda Coker would probably have issue with such a statement.
02-28-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part...

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part of the bike broken or manfunctioning or worn out? There is pretty much zero value to be added through your plan. Save the money and get that much...
02-28-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,468
Posted By Maelochs

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/h7icbfe_1cce9c745f44f70b4ba790fa0bc88ec7a55271dc.jpg
Something like this? :D
Forum: Touring
06-20-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,104
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Gates even has a video on packing the belt ...

Gates even has a video on packing the belt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgM-qeHGK_4
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