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09-27-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,232
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'm going to give away one of my secrets, and I...

I'm going to give away one of my secrets, and I hope it doesn't turn me into a pariah: I don't care what my cadence is. I pedal at a speed I feel comfortable with, enough to get me from point A to...
09-27-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,232
Posted By Milton Keynes

What kind of chain lube do people who don't wave...

What kind of chain lube do people who don't wave use?
09-27-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,335
Posted By Milton Keynes

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

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09-26-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 938
Posted By Milton Keynes

I don't know who the pedestrian is. I never met...

I don't know who the pedestrian is. I never met him. I might have had my picture taken with him a few times but I don't know him.
09-25-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 759
Posted By Milton Keynes

Oh, you poor naive thing... let me explain. When...

Oh, you poor naive thing... let me explain. When a man and a woman love each other very much, they share a special kind of hug...
09-25-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 938
Posted By Milton Keynes

That exact same thought crossed my mind when I...

That exact same thought crossed my mind when I saw the recommendation post.
09-25-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 938
Posted By Milton Keynes

Better call Saul.

Better call Saul.
09-22-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By Milton Keynes

I don't want to make this into yet another...

I don't want to make this into yet another reflector debate, but if you're riding at night there's nothing wrong with both active lighting and reflectors.
09-17-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 749
Posted By Milton Keynes

"You know what? On second thought, never...

"You know what? On second thought, never mind!"
09-17-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,731
Posted By Milton Keynes

I didn't ride this morning, but yesterday I rode...

I didn't ride this morning, but yesterday I rode an additional 6 1/2 miles so I think that makes up for it a bit. This morning was just one of those mornings when I felt too tired to get out of bed...
09-16-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By Milton Keynes

People tend to frown upon driving a car down a...

People tend to frown upon driving a car down a MUP.
09-16-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,250
Posted By Milton Keynes

I still remember an insult Johnny Carson threw at...

I still remember an insult Johnny Carson threw at his audience when a joke didn't go over well: "May you jump on your bike and find the seat missing."
09-16-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,456
Posted By Milton Keynes

No, not toxic per se, it's just that the mind...

No, not toxic per se, it's just that the mind control chemicals in the Cup O' Noodles become active once exposed to the 5G. Alex Jones and Karen on Facebook said it so it must be true.
09-15-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 710
Posted By Milton Keynes

It's going to depend on the tires.

It's going to depend on the tires.
09-15-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 944
Posted By Milton Keynes

I think he had to assert that in order to save...

I think he had to assert that in order to save face, because at first he claimed I was yanking on a locked-down air pump head. But I'm so glad that not only was he there to see what I was doing...
09-15-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 944
Posted By Milton Keynes

Well if you were there watching me making a...

Well if you were there watching me making a mistake, then why didn't you say something?
09-15-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 929
Posted By Milton Keynes

This is the argument & sarcasm forum.

This is the argument & sarcasm forum.
09-15-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By Milton Keynes

I don't want to dampen your enthusiasm, but my...

I don't want to dampen your enthusiasm, but my question is why would you spend the money to upgrade a Walmart bike? Probably best to save that money and put toward a good road bike.
09-15-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,456
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you're getting an endoscopy and colonoscopy...

If you're getting an endoscopy and colonoscopy done in the same day, make sure they do they do the endoscopy first.
09-14-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,772
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've got that one on my "to read" list.

I've got that one on my "to read" list.
09-14-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,697
Posted By Milton Keynes

And that's why I have a gravel bike.

And that's why I have a gravel bike.
09-14-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,697
Posted By Milton Keynes

Drive 20-30 miles to find gravel? That's cute. ...

Drive 20-30 miles to find gravel? That's cute. I just have to ride half a block from my house, then I could stay on gravel for miles.
09-12-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,731
Posted By Milton Keynes

Congrats, but don't stop now! Try doing it every...

Congrats, but don't stop now! Try doing it every day, or at least 5 times a week.
09-12-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,087
Posted By Milton Keynes

I find it fascinating that the OP gets a 500 Euro...

I find it fascinating that the OP gets a 500 Euro bonus for buying a bike. I wish I could get a $500 bonus for buying a bike here in the U.S.
09-11-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,456
Posted By Milton Keynes

And that case of ramen probably cost him $1.25,...

And that case of ramen probably cost him $1.25, tax included.
09-11-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,681
Posted By Milton Keynes

Reminds me of the joke: A nerd rode up to...

Reminds me of the joke:

A nerd rode up to his nerd friend on a bicycle, the friend said, "Where did you get that bike?"
The first nerd says, "I was walking along on the hiking trail, and this...
09-10-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,594
Posted By Milton Keynes

No, I am in the U.S.

No, I am in the U.S.
09-10-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 935
Posted By Milton Keynes

When I was looking for a bike, I knew I wanted...

When I was looking for a bike, I knew I wanted something I could ride on pavement as a road bike, and something I could ride on gravel or trails. I ended up getting a hybrid, which worked OK as a...
09-10-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,594
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'm not going to signal my turn in that situation...

I'm not going to signal my turn in that situation again.
09-09-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Milton Keynes

I tried a spin bike once. Had to quit because I...

I tried a spin bike once. Had to quit because I got too dizzy...
09-09-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Milton Keynes

Now I want one for my bike. Think it'd attach to...

Now I want one for my bike. Think it'd attach to the downtube to a bottle cage mount?
09-08-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By Milton Keynes

The only motors I need for my bike are the ones I...

The only motors I need for my bike are the ones I walk around on.
09-08-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Milton Keynes

What, we're supposed to lube our chains?

What, we're supposed to lube our chains?
09-06-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,731
Posted By Milton Keynes

I had that problem one morning last week, might...

I had that problem one morning last week, might have been the same day as your ride. I had to stop three times to wipe my glasses off, not easy when you're wearing a moisture wicking nylon shirt,...
09-06-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 910
Posted By Milton Keynes

Just another source of protein. I know on a ride...

Just another source of protein. I know on a ride not too long ago it seemed like every bug I came close to aimed right for my mouth.
09-04-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,731
Posted By Milton Keynes

10 miles every morning is my normal workout....

10 miles every morning is my normal workout. Sometimes I miss, but I try to do it every day. And the thing is that when I'm off the bike for a while, I feel like I don't have the energy to get up in...
09-04-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,638
Posted By Milton Keynes

If anything, it says to me to not just rely on...

If anything, it says to me to not just rely on blinking lights as a safeguard but also heavily rely on your situational awareness and remain alert for any possible hazards. I tend to do this already...
09-03-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,603
Posted By Milton Keynes

Exactly the reason I think that red light and...

Exactly the reason I think that red light and speed cameras are unconstitutional. Unless you can prove who was actually operating the motor vehicle, sending a speeding or moving violation ticket to...
09-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree 100%. Riding 30 mile or longer rides on...

I agree 100%. Riding 30 mile or longer rides on my hybrid, and I started feeling it in my upper back & shoulders. I would get a dull ache from being in the same hand position the whole time. After...
09-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,603
Posted By Milton Keynes

Just because they require a name and email...

Just because they require a name and email address doesn't give it any sort of authenticity. It's very easy to think up a fake name and use a throwaway email address. How would you feel if you were...
09-03-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Milton Keynes

A few years back when I first got serious about...

A few years back when I first got serious about riding, I got a hybrid because I wasn't 100% sure what I wanted then. I needed a bike that I could ride as a road bike, but also would be able to...
09-03-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,723
Posted By Milton Keynes

You've got that a bit mixed up, I think. ...

You've got that a bit mixed up, I think. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was out riding and failed to wave to a Bosnian cyclist. The rest is history.
09-02-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,121
Posted By Milton Keynes

Hell no! I don't want the government injecting...

Hell no! I don't want the government injecting nanochips into my body to track my movements!


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09-02-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,603
Posted By Milton Keynes

Unfortunately I don't think entries on a website...

Unfortunately I don't think entries on a website like that would be admissible in court. A competent attorney or anyone able to represent themselves competently would be able to get it thrown out,...
09-02-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Milton Keynes

I always lock up my bike just to prevent...

I always lock up my bike just to prevent opportunity theft if I'm stopping in a store or something, unless it's a group ride and there's someone to keep an eye on the bikes. I think if you're going...
09-02-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By Milton Keynes

I do go on some group rides with my local...

I do go on some group rides with my local informal "club," but they're always casual, no-drop rides. No pace lines, just a bunch of people sharing the enjoyment of riding bikes together. The weekly...
09-02-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,603
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yes and no. If someone's being a menace to other...

Yes and no. If someone's being a menace to other road users, by all means report them. But just don't be surprised if nothing happens. Like the old saying goes, there's never a cop around when you...
09-01-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,820
Posted By Milton Keynes

And any time there's a video of a cyclist getting...

And any time there's a video of a cyclist getting hit by a vehicle, invariably someone here on the A&S section will blame the cyclist.
09-01-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By Milton Keynes

Sorry, but this is ridiculous. You can always...

Sorry, but this is ridiculous. You can always wipe mud off lights and reflectors, and lights can break (or go dead) just as easy as reflectors can. However, it's really hard to break reflective...
09-01-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By Milton Keynes

Kiss my grits!

Kiss my grits!
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