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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-29-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By StarBiker

Poured two nights ago, and in the morning but...

Poured two nights ago, and in the morning but this Holiday weekend has turned out to be pretty nice. At least until tomorrows heat. Off to the Coffee Shop......on the bike.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-04-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By StarBiker

A Dry Week Forecast

Amazing, and highs after the weekend approaching the upper 40's late week.

When was the last time we had a dry week, September.......
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-03-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,101
Posted By Eric F

In my area, there is an LBS that has been a Trek...

In my area, there is an LBS that has been a Trek dealer for as long as I can remember (I started riding seriously in the early-'90s). Good place, run by good people. Last year, Trek opened a...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-08-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,101
Posted By jpescatore

The email didn't mention closing any stores, or...

The email didn't mention closing any stores, or any stores not being owned by Trek, so I assume the answer is all will be owned by Trek.

I once had two two touring cyclists stay with me a few...
10-31-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,270
Posted By Alsobay

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/bae6cfb3_903a_4d70_b1f4_a86d21260801_85c53a42df71d001785d0196c615fb291ba55e9a.jpeg...
10-25-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By bark_eater

Got a chance to re-space and re-dish the cheap...

Got a chance to re-space and re-dish the cheap 650b wheelset. Reached proof of concept and took a no brake tootle around the neighborhood....
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-25-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By jpescatore

Riding the GAP: Pittsburgh PA to Cumberland MD in 2 Days

My bike and I took Amtrak from Washington DC to Pittsburgh PA, then I rode back to Cumberland over 2 days - where my wife met me and we had a fun filled but wet weekend at Deep Creek Lake.
...
10-21-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,270
Posted By Roger M

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x2000/20211019_151609_ba50cd9c8bafa654f0d348d4bb2e4ba5cdeabf04.jpg

Not sure about 'artsy',but I thought the barn was neat.
10-21-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,270
Posted By gthomson

Be seen, be safe!

Be seen, be safe!
09-30-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,685
Posted By vol

It has 7 modes. I like the ones with projection...

It has 7 modes. I like the ones with projection to the ground (solid or flashing), very good for pitch dark roads. The modes for the main light facing back are too much for me. The USB port is very...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Steamer

Sounds like you are doing way too much interval...

Sounds like you are doing way too much interval training, back problem or not.
09-24-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,685
Posted By hopperja

I run an old Dinotte 140r. I pair it with...

I run an old Dinotte 140r.

I pair it with the Cygolite Hypershot 350.

Overkill? Maybe but I don't care. The bright lights force drivers to give me noticeably more room.
09-19-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,270
Posted By PhilWinIL

Here is my 1974 Raleigh Grand Prix. It has been...

Here is my 1974 Raleigh Grand Prix. It has been ridden all over town and also usedon a trainer during the off season. I have a couple of recumbents and a kit DF that was converted to an e-bike. The...
09-15-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,685
Posted By unterhausen

I have never discarded a Cygolite hotshot, but I...

I have never discarded a Cygolite hotshot, but I have lost 2 of them in the woods. My fault for the way I had them mounted.
09-13-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,270
Posted By DQRider

1993 Wheeler Comp-Line 6600

What an un-artistic name for a bicycle. But this is one high-quality ride.

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/TabSFX4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oogzjSH.jpg

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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
08-13-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8,123
Views: 630,137
Posted By DonkeyShow

No, my mistake, it was Proteus. He just had a...

No, my mistake, it was Proteus. He just had a couple centurion bikes in his garage and I got mixed up. They both sound like constellations....
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
08-12-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8,123
Views: 630,137
Posted By travbikeman

Not sure how long you have been in Central...

Not sure how long you have been in Central America, but the C&O now has new stones on it. It is really nice riding on it up towards Shepherdstown. Soon will be even further.

Only real downside...
08-10-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By bark_eater

I didnt get a chance to ride it yet. The 28mm...

I didnt get a chance to ride it yet. The 28mm tires I had where a no go, and my shop time got really limited, so I havent dug into the 650b conversion. I did end up with a set of 700c 25mm Passelas ...
08-10-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a 400. Straight guage chromolly. Pretty...

I have a 400. Straight guage chromolly. Pretty darn fine frameset for almost bottom of the line.
08-07-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By 1simplexnut

How about 3.30 AM ? Do a 5 km trip 5 days...

How about 3.30 AM ?
Do a 5 km trip 5 days a week to a part time job sorting parcels for a couple of hours .
Very peaceful apart from the odd scurrying possum which can be a bit ununerving ....
08-07-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By squirtdad

I ride with a pair of 1100 lumen cygo lite.......

I ride with a pair of 1100 lumen cygo lite.... they light up total blackness (trails with no lights) really well
08-07-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By majmt

I posted this in another thread but I think it...

I posted this in another thread but I think it fits here as well. The eight-mile loop road through the East Saguaro National Park near Tucson during a full moon, after the road is closed, with no...
08-07-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By tacreamer

I do. Iíve 8 of my bicycles setup with dynamo...

I do. Iíve 8 of my bicycles setup with dynamo lighting. Also, Iím a Randonneur #3501.
...
08-07-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By steelbikeguy

I do enjoy a night ride... that's one aspect of...

I do enjoy a night ride... that's one aspect of my bike commute that I miss ... but being retired is still preferable. :)

The dusk or sunset hours are my favorite aspect of night riding. ...
08-07-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By CliffordK

I used to at least not mind it. But, I need to...

I used to at least not mind it. But, I need to do some light upgrades.

I'm still awaiting a Lumos Ultra from Indiegogo, but unfortunately it has been slow in coming. :P

It is interesting...
08-07-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By robertj298

Anyone else like riding at night?

There are several reasons I like riding at night I live in a very small town surrounded
by farm land. The reasons are pretty simple, peace and quiet, usually cooler, usually
calm and next to no...
08-04-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 141,691
Posted By maa94

Post was so helpful! Found a local bike ship...

Post was so helpful! Found a local bike ship with 27 1 1/4in Panaracer pasela protite (folders). Love the tan sidewall!
08-01-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 141,691
Posted By sunburst

I pulled one off a bike I was flipping recently....

I pulled one off a bike I was flipping recently. Very impressed, and this is the type of thread I like for my around town bikes, especially when I ride over hardpack. Very similar to my favorite...
07-14-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 141,691
Posted By Roger M

This past year marks a first for me. I've...

This past year marks a first for me. I've purchased more 27" tires than 700c(three pairs vs one, respectively). The 27s are Paselas, weren't as easy to find as I would have thought. Prices are more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,616
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

Yes! I road the original saddle on my LeMond...

Yes! I road the original saddle on my LeMond Zurich until I didn't like it anymore. Then I bought a different saddle which worked out really well and I like it a lot. I bought it at Performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,616
Posted By aliasfox

That's a level of configuration that no shop will...

That's a level of configuration that no shop will want to deal with. My last experience working in bike shops was back in high school/college, but I can't imagine it's that different these days: A...
06-01-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, 'end of thread.' :twitchy:

Yep, 'end of thread.' :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,616
Posted By seypat

I would guess to avoid the liability of selling a...

I would guess to avoid the liability of selling a bike without a saddle.
06-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By scottfsmith

On the phone app go to Settings .. Contacts .....

On the phone app go to Settings .. Contacts .. and disable the "Access to contacts" there. That will stop them harvesting your contacts.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,616
Posted By Reflector Guy

They should probably sell bikes without wheels,...

They should probably sell bikes without wheels, too, for the same reason. Not everyone is content to stick with the same wheels that came on the bike.

As a bonus, the box will be quite a bit...
06-01-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

George Orwell would be shocked at the extent to...

George Orwell would be shocked at the extent to which modern people surveil themselves and willfully consent to giving up their privacy.


All this to simply because so many people have strong...
06-01-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By VicBC_Biker

Do you mean at: ...

Do you mean at:
https://www.strava.com/settings/privacy

I don't see a setting for "Don't allow Strava to harvest your personal data from your computer and sell it without informing you."

And I...
06-01-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By shelbyfv

There are a bunch of privacy and notification...

There are a bunch of privacy and notification options. Takes awhile to sort through them. Or just don't use it....
06-01-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By Rolla

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/460x345/upload_a15cddf4640bbacaa7932ead9731c2d6337c07fa.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,616
Posted By JonnyV

Have you met people? Have you heard about the...

Have you met people? Have you heard about the tide pod challenge? If bikes came without saddles people would complain that their seat post isn't comfortable.
06-01-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By Koyote

I don't find 'anything creepy' about it. It's how...

I don't find 'anything creepy' about it. It's how 'social media sites' operate. It helps put the 'social' into it. If you don't like it, I'm guessing you can 'deny Strava access' to your 'contacts.'
06-01-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By mstateglfr

I find it no more or less creepy than all the...

I find it no more or less creepy than all the other social network platform apps that do the same thing.
06-01-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By guachi

Presumably at some point you gave it access to...

Presumably at some point you gave it access to your Facebook profile or some other list of contacts.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,616
Posted By Racing Dan

Im sure the hassle to arrange test rides would...

Im sure the hassle to arrange test rides would just be too much for the shops, if there were no seat, no pedals, no bar tape, no etc.
06-01-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By VicBC_Biker

Strava- anybody else find it creepy/intrusive?

Just 'signed up' at Strava a couple of weeks ago. I 'had to do it' to see a ride a friend had done.

Does anybody except me find it 'creepy' when Strava announces:

And then they list people I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,616
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Because sitting on an exposed seat post is...

Because sitting on an exposed seat post is uncomfortable?
06-01-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,989
Posted By Barry2

You go for an Oil change, and the Stealership...

You go for an Oil change, and the Stealership recommends replacement when they are only 50% worn.



Barry
06-01-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,943
Posted By Reflector Guy

An even better question would be: How did he even...

An even better question would be: How did he even know he'd reached the end? Surely he could coax out a few more paragraphs.
06-01-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,943
Posted By Ironfish653

[/QUOTE] Hey, I applaud the ability to throw...

[/QUOTE]

Hey, I applaud the ability to throw out a wall of text like that. That would take me long enough that my ADD would kick in and I'd delete it and walk away without finishing the post....
06-01-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,943
Posted By livedarklions

TL/DR: Turkey levers. I think he needs a...

TL/DR: Turkey levers.

I think he needs a better braking system on his keyboard.
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