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12-03-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By rumrunn6

good news but sounds like they need a guard rail...

good news but sounds like they need a guard rail installed at the curb before a pedestrian is killed. or maybe that's what it would take, for decision makers, to make that decision...
11-29-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 823
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't be signing anything until I've...

I wouldn't be signing anything until I've recovered, out of the hospital and thinking straight. Can't tell you whether to get a lawyer. However you probably should talk to one and make a decision.
...
11-19-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,684
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

I scream "WATCH OUT WATCH OUT WATCH OUT NO...

I scream "WATCH OUT WATCH OUT WATCH OUT NO BRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKES!!!" And they split like the Red Sea.
11-18-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,419
Posted By comfort rider

Since this is a wedgie-site, I shouldn't have...

Since this is a wedgie-site, I shouldn't have been surprised that it contains disparaging remarks about "quirky folk" like me who want and benefit from riding recumbents while wearing normal,...
11-17-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,582
Posted By Zas

Are they fooling us?! a rant

Does anyone else think the marketing departments of bike brands and component makers are too much in control of what bikes we ride at any given time? Do you all think this is the way to go? They want...
11-15-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,260
Posted By Tony Marley

My TiRush is like a Rolls Royce limo, and my...

My TiRush is like a Rolls Royce limo, and my Catrike is like a go-kart.
11-14-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

General Deterioration of These Forums

There are a few blowhards which have effectively ruined this Bike Forum. These trolling posters, some averaging over 10 posts a day are dominating most conversations taking away any reasonable...
11-10-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By SpedFast

First weigh yourself and then pick up the bike....

First weigh yourself and then pick up the bike. Subtract the two weights and you're left with the weight of the bike. HTH LOL
11-10-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By John Valuk

If it's a bike that you can pick up easily...

If it's a bike that you can pick up easily enough...

I weigh myself, then myself+bike.
11-09-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,586
Posted By Digger Goreman

"Smart" phones and dumb users. I commute nearly...

"Smart" phones and dumb users. I commute nearly daily and overall humanity hasn't given me hope on any given day. Just the opposite :(
11-06-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,419
Posted By Reynolds

Does this make any sense? ...

Does this make any sense?


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11-04-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By rsbob

Good to hear that the helmet did its job and...

Good to hear that the helmet did its job and saved your gray matter. Hope the rest of you heals quickly.
11-01-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,095
Posted By DangerousDanR

I get it... you don't like Governor Abbot's...

I get it... you don't like Governor Abbot's politics. But until bicycle and pedestrian safety can be moved out of the category of partisan bickering the likelihood of meaningful improvements in...
10-31-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,419
Posted By drlogik

In my opinion it's marketing hype to sell...

In my opinion it's marketing hype to sell something "better", well, really just different to increase sales. It's the same in almost every sport industry. Heck, there's no way you'll be able to...
10-16-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By holytrousers

there is no such thing as bike specific grease....

there is no such thing as bike specific grease. That's only marketing. Just fill it with another type of grease, thicker or thinner, with additives or without, whatever..
10-12-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By Phil_gretz

I agree with the sentiment of the OP, which is...

I agree with the sentiment of the OP, which is that I'd rather be riding my bike than sitting and watching sports on TV.
10-11-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,739
Posted By Mr. 66

The author is a Social Justice Warrior, and the...

The author is a Social Justice Warrior, and the cyclist is an enemy combatant for using public space for its intended purpose. The author should have gotten their case to move from potential harm to...
10-08-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,941
Posted By Maelochs

I don't change my chains .... I create a...

I don't change my chains .... I create a positive, nurturing environment, set good examples, and wait for them to change on their own ......
Forum: Recumbent
10-01-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By BlazingPedals

That's a big "duh." Derailleur clearance may or...

That's a big "duh." Derailleur clearance may or may not be a concern, but a larger diameter wheel will give more room to mount a long cage derailleur capable of handling wider gearing. Ironically,...
09-16-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By Chuck M

I maintain my bikes well enough that I only feel...

I maintain my bikes well enough that I only feel I need a patch kit, tire levers and CO2 inflator for the roads and routes I ride. I do however have a multi-tool and spare tube in my saddle bag. ...
09-15-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By wolfchild

Why not carry some basic tools and be...

Why not carry some basic tools and be self-sufficient ??
09-15-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By shelbyfv

And trikes (for those who need to be more stable...

And trikes (for those who need to be more stable and close to the ground.)
Forum: Recumbent
09-15-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By 10 Wheels

Time for some Test Rides. Then you will know much...

Time for some Test Rides. Then you will know much more.
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09-15-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By gigadeath

What's the upper hand in walking back for miles...

What's the upper hand in walking back for miles dragging a flatted bike, when at home you'd have to spend the exact same time to fix the same issue you can fix roadside? Apart from being able to wash...
09-14-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By zandoval

As I get older My"Pre-Flight Check List" gets...

As I get older My"Pre-Flight Check List" gets longer. Yes, I check and double check my tires air pressure. Not only do I give them a squeeze but I also check squeeze my spokes or give um a ping. My...
09-14-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By livedarklions

For me, that'd pretty likely be as much as a 50...

For me, that'd pretty likely be as much as a 50 mile walk. Not doing that.
09-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By wolfchild

I would rather change a tube on the side of the...

I would rather change a tube on the side of the road than use my cell phone and burden somebody to come rescue me
09-14-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,880
Posted By mstateglfr

Lets clarify. Are you really saying that if you...

Lets clarify. Are you really saying that if you get a flat tire 25mi from home, you would rather call someone and make them get you, instead of just carrying a tube plus levers and inflation?
09-10-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,005
Posted By wolfchild

What's a fake bike rider ??

What's a fake bike rider ??
09-09-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,005
Posted By wolfchild

A cyclists outward appearance and the type of...

A cyclists outward appearance and the type of clothes that they are wearing has nothing to do with how much they ride.
09-04-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,005
Posted By Juan Foote

Without getting too far into the science of...

Without getting too far into the science of it....unless you are riding at high levels and long distances then the clothing choice probably doesn't matter outside chaffing and comfort.

There are...
09-04-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,709
Posted By Chuckles1

Maybe a recumbent bike if you want to stick with...

Maybe a recumbent bike if you want to stick with cycling.
08-31-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,434
Posted By wolfchild

For me personally cadence is unimportant and...

For me personally cadence is unimportant and irrelevant. I never keep track of it.
08-30-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,120
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

I've yet to hear many say they regret going back...

I've yet to hear many say they regret going back to cycling
Forum: Recumbent
08-29-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,886
Posted By BlazingPedals

I sometimes complain that there are so few bent...

I sometimes complain that there are so few bent riders in my club, but that's only because I wish there were more guys who could give me a little challenge. On the other side of the coin, loafing...
08-29-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By livedarklions

Get the stereotype right--it's that guy and he...

Get the stereotype right--it's that guy and he only takes his bike off the wall and puts on the kit twice a year for two 13 mile rides.
08-29-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By late

I'm a baad boy...

I'm not usually this bad. We did a 20 mile ride with our ebikes yesterday, same ride we usually take. There was a farmers market, so we stopped and got some Italian sausage made from an heirloom...
08-28-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By BillyD

Does "lunatic" ever fit in anywhere. Asking for...

Does "lunatic" ever fit in anywhere. Asking for a friend's spouse.
08-27-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By BHG6

Who on earth has time to waste on this kind of...

Who on earth has time to waste on this kind of irrelevant nonsense? People who are offended by such trivial crap are constantly on the lookout for new things to be “offended” by so they’re certain to...
08-27-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By wolfchild

We have a long list of names to define cyclists...

We have a long list of names to define cyclists based on how they dress, how they look and what type of bikes they ride. Here is a partial list as I can't remember all of them : Fred, Roadie,...
08-22-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,523
Posted By Alligator

Blow them a kiss. They will be too shocked and...

Blow them a kiss. They will be too shocked and surprised to remember what they were mad about.
08-21-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,669
Posted By Helderberg

Still riding.

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I found this on a FB group and thought it...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,886
Posted By Steamer

Except his experience is not universal. My bent...

Except his experience is not universal. My bent climbing is only very slightly shy of my upright climbing. Some folks never get the knack of it.

Both platforms are fun.
08-17-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By shelbyfv

You might consider seeing a medical professional.

You might consider seeing a medical professional.
08-16-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Crankycrank

I suggest if you plan on purchasing any torx...

I suggest if you plan on purchasing any torx wrenches or bits, get the "security" versions which are just standard torx sizes with a hole in the center for special security torx bolts that have a...
08-16-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,517
Posted By BlazingPedals

N2Deep and Rydabent both said it, and I'll...

N2Deep and Rydabent both said it, and I'll repeat. If you really want to keep pedaling, then a recumbent trike is the way to go. I'm still setting mine up to be suitably 'blazingpedals-esque."
...
08-14-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,523
Posted By BHG6

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08-09-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,791
Posted By terrymorse

New article on heart health in endurance athletes

On a subject near and dear to our hearts (literally), Sweat Science author Alex Hutchinson has just written a new article in Outside...
08-08-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,337
Posted By wolfchild

That's what I did... I brought an allen key with...

That's what I did... I brought an allen key with me on a ride and made some adjustments on my saddle and handlebars myself while out on an actual ride. No need to spend $ 400 dollars just to make...
08-08-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By wolfchild

Just ride your bike and don't worry about it.

Just ride your bike and don't worry about it.
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