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10-23-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,405
Posted By qcpmsame

Been here since back in ‘08, remember all the...

Been here since back in ‘08, remember all the folks Joe mentioned. Know the alter-egos that still mean a lot to me as friends. Some are gone on to a better place, a few are dealing with serious...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,047
Posted By Mojo31

Where is the option for "buy a third?"

Where is the option for "buy a third?"
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By tempocyclist

Snap three-day lockdown here in Tasmania...

Snap three-day lockdown here in Tasmania (hopefully ending tonight). We're allowed out for a two hour exercise period as long as we stick within a 5km radius of home...

Decided to see just how far...
Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Kitties and mice; together! ...

Kitties and mice; together!
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10-01-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By MNBikeCommuter

Wow. I take a break from BF for quite a while...

Wow. I take a break from BF for quite a while and then find this. Rowan and Machka, it is quite the story to read in one sitting, knowing the great length of time it's spread out. I guess it has...
09-15-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m pulling for Rowan all the way from South...

I’m pulling for Rowan all the way from South Texas.
09-15-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By jppe

Thanks for the updates! It’s great to hear that...

Thanks for the updates! It’s great to hear that cycling still plays a part in what you do.
09-08-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By raceboy

That Rowan takes a licking and keeps on ticking!...

That Rowan takes a licking and keeps on ticking! Stay strong.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By tempocyclist

The perfect way to celebrate a big (or any)...

The perfect way to celebrate a big (or any) birthday! I cycle down that way a fair bit, either around the Seven Mile / Airport area or down to Cremorne and Clifton.

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By bikecrate

Somewhat miserable 43 mile ride on Saturday to...

Somewhat miserable 43 mile ride on Saturday to Philippe Park. Really hot. I stopped under a shade tree a few miles from home just to prevent overheating. Sunday family stuff kept me off the bike.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By clemsongirl

i just remembered a german leica forum that i...

i just remembered a german leica forum that i posted to in 2009, just before i started facebook, and this one is the first one i posted on the internet.
...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By KenCT

September Photo Challenge - Harvest Time

September, in the northern hemisphere it is the first month of fall and the traditional beginning of the school year. In the southern hemisphere it is the first month of spring.

Earth, Wind & Fire...
08-20-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By Maelochs

Just checking in on the Rowan situation after a...

Just checking in on the Rowan situation after a while away .... much better news than I had feared I would find. Both Rowan and Machka are inspiring.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By bbattle

I was down in Morgan County looking for some...

I was down in Morgan County looking for some climbs. The first one wasn't so bad but it got steeper near the top. The second was short but steep and the road was mostly gravel and wet. Front wheel...
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,316
Posted By indyfabz

Railroads of the past. ...

Railroads of the past.


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By indyfabz

Did an overnight last weekend. 27 miles on an...

Did an overnight last weekend. 27 miles on an unpaved trail then 5 of hills on road, with double digit grades. Return the same way Sunday. Heat index over 100 degrees Saturday. Managed to cook dinner...
06-29-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,410
Posted By Ghazmh

Handlebar bags are now cool.

Handlebar bags are now cool.
Forum: Foo
06-28-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,170
Posted By xiaoman1

Deal4fuji Gios Machka Good Luck, Ben

Deal4fuji
Gios
Machka
Good Luck, Ben
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,394
Posted By caloso

Yeah, I don’t think any of those rules are weird...

Yeah, I don’t think any of those rules are weird for a ride organized by a club.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,394
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,394
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,394
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
Forum: Foo
05-23-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,579
Posted By xiaoman1

To All, I am new to this "party" and like the...

To All,
I am new to this "party" and like the challenge of having a "theme" to work with....It makes me think "outside" of the box which is appealing to me. I would agree that not voting for a...
Forum: Touring
05-13-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,418
Posted By Happy Feet

Mama mia. When it rains... Glad to hear he...

Mama mia. When it rains...

Glad to hear he is recovering.
One positive is that they are very good these days at fixing some of the things that cause them. I'm the senior F/A at work and about 6...
05-12-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,598
Posted By qcpmsame

With my family history, I was sure a major heat...

With my family history, I was sure a major heat attack would have taken me long before now My dad passed at 49, while mom and I tried our best to use CPR, grandmother (paternal) had major, fatal...
04-17-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By wgscott

Rowan There are many additional folks cheering...

Rowan There are many additional folks cheering you on who might be too shy to post (moi).
04-12-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By tmac100

I have been away from this forum for some time as...

I have been away from this forum for some time as I have finally retired (at the age of 72) and now live in Portugal. Learning Portuguese is tougher than anything I have ever done - including the...
03-30-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,583
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a...

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a membership a few weeks ago!
03-25-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,987
Posted By Iride01

basically rise over run for grade or percent. ...

basically rise over run for grade or percent. The other is simply a degree as in angular measurement from the horizontal.

A 100% grade will be a 45° slope.
03-10-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By cooker

Best wishes to you both!

Best wishes to you both!
03-05-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By qcpmsame

Rowan, Just reading our post has made my...

Rowan,
Just reading our post has made my day-week-month, heck, the year for that matter. It is so good to see that you are able to get some cycling in, and you have a wonderful lady to be your guide...
02-05-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,896
Posted By peterlewis

I guess this is the new normal. We better get...

I guess this is the new normal. We better get used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,638
Posted By atwl77

First audax of 2021 completed yesterday! 200km of...

First audax of 2021 completed yesterday! 200km of rolling roads, 1757m elevation. Longer ride report posted over at the long distance forum: https://www.bikeforums.net/21872220-post4.html
Forum: Foo
12-30-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,874
Posted By ropetwitch

Wow! Congratulations:thumb: good news despite of...

Wow! Congratulations:thumb: good news despite of all the struggles :D
Forum: Foo
12-22-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,874
Posted By genec

:thumb: congrats and Merry Christmas

:thumb: congrats and Merry Christmas
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's been fun so far! ...

It's been fun so far!

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By bikecrate

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week....

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week. Missed bike riding. I did do a good amount of walks in the woods. Nothing epic, maybe 20 miles for the whole week. Saw many interesting things. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Ogsarg

Didn't get started till 11:30 yesterday waiting...

Didn't get started till 11:30 yesterday waiting for it to warm up but got in 68 miles and 3k climbing. Started out a bit chilly, got plenty warm, and chilly again as I was getting near home. Nice to...
10-30-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,385
Posted By Phil_gretz

Contact law enforcement. That's their job.

Contact law enforcement. That's their job.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Beautiful fall day on Saturday where we did a 35...

Beautiful fall day on Saturday where we did a 35 mile loop. Sunday was a wash out which was maybe a good thing since Mike Pence and Air Force II took over our airport parking area. 3rd ride on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Chris L

Saturday: 40km or so, rolling hills. ...

Saturday: 40km or so, rolling hills.

Sunday: 49km up a valley with a mountainous 11km hike.

Continuing my recovery from a crash that left me with neck fractures among other things.

Some...
09-17-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,808
Posted By David Bierbaum

Yay. I rode my first "ride my age"

59 miles! No sparkle cramps! No barely getting back! I started early, took my time, made stops for lunch, treats, and hydration, including a self assembled root beer float made from a bottle of...
09-04-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By Road Fan

Happy belated birthday, Rowan! early in July, I...

Happy belated birthday, Rowan! early in July, I hit 67.
09-04-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By Road Fan

I just discovered, this is where the Rowan...

I just discovered, this is where the Rowan discussion went!

Machka and Rowan, best wishes to you!
08-29-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,422
Posted By John E

Happy anniversary to all here. We celebrated...

Happy anniversary to all here.

We celebrated our 47th on June 23, and our elder son and daughter-in-law just reached their tenth. He has repurposed my old 1980 Peugeot PKN-10 for pulling the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By Kabuki12

You go girl!! I will check in later on this...

You go girl!! I will check in later on this weekend. I have worked 3 Saturdays in a row so my cycling has taken a hit , only riding once a week. Time to change THAT routine! Joe
08-28-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,422
Posted By Kabuki12

Machka sorry I got in a bit late. Congratulations...

Machka sorry I got in a bit late. Congratulations and I love the story! My wife and I just celebrated 45 years . I will share the story with her, always good to hear about true love and sharing...
08-25-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,202
Posted By unterhausen

Yes. I'll be here all week. Tip your wait...

Yes.

I'll be here all week. Tip your wait staff.
08-07-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,473
Posted By pdlamb

Seeing "birthday ride" in this context got me...

Seeing "birthday ride" in this context got me thinking -- always a dangerous thing! 65 miles may be a bit long for Rowan; 65 km isn't a lot better.

But the English system (not used any more by...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,752
Posted By UsedToBeFaster

Is your answer Nothing Stops you?

I was hoping you'd answer, I've read of your legendary feats discussed on the touring forum and I informally dubbed you the queen of touring! My backside got sore just reading about those thousands...
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