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10-20-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By nsotomayor

Thanks for posting your final set up. We just...

Thanks for posting your final set up. We just placed an order for a CoMo Primera, and the stoker reaching the bottles has been a concern of mine!
Forum: Commuting
10-20-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By Bald Paul

https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/bikes/linkservid/F0E...

https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/bikes/linkservid/F0E0B518-AC88-B041-B32B86DD807A3FC8/showMeta/0/#:~:text=Page 13-,IS IT LEgAL TO RIDE ON THE SIDEWALk%3F,of all ages) with pedestrians....
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By sweeks

Twenty years ago, when I started commuting to...

Twenty years ago, when I started commuting to work by bike in Chicago, I would receive that sort of abuse. But I have to say it's been ten or fifteen years since anybody yelled at me to get off the...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By caloso

The OP's role is as a road user and taxpayer.

The OP's role is as a road user and taxpayer.
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By RoadKill

Definitely report anybody driving a company or...

Definitely report anybody driving a company or city vehicle. They are representing whoever owns that logo on the side of the truck and I'm sure their boss would love to know what kind of people work...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I know some of you donít put in your location...

I know some of you donít put in your location because, well. This is a good example for why having your location in your profile is a good thing. Try it out.
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By KenCT

As a long time municipal employee and department...

As a long time municipal employee and department head, I say report him. While most likely nothing will happen with one complaint and no video evidence, if there are multiple complaints on the same...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By cb400bill

Yes.

Yes.
10-19-21, 08:46 AM
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Posted By macstuff

Thanks, It's a 67' but has parts on it much...

Thanks,
It's a 67' but has parts on it much older, and much newer. They made these frames from 63' to at least 77'. Single speed through ten speed. This one started out as a single speed version on...
10-18-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,029
Views: 752,350
Posted By macstuff

This is my new Daily. Its a custom Schwinn...

This is my new Daily. Its a custom Schwinn Speedster with a 2 speed. Great for flat city riding
Im 58 and put in about 30 miles a week

...
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 17,310
Posted By Darth Lefty

The problem with Uber isnít driverless cars. The...

The problem with Uber isnít driverless cars. The problem with Uber is itís a pyramid scheme and the people at the bottom have figured that out
10-12-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 577,363
Posted By Yamato72

Finally got one of us ...

Finally got one of us


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10-10-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By zandoval

Wither you get in the gravel or not... That's a...

Wither you get in the gravel or not... That's a nice bike!
10-08-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 577,363
Posted By cherz

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10-07-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,287
Posted By c_m_shooter

She is just trying to make you feel better about...

She is just trying to make you feel better about it......
10-07-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,382
Posted By livedarklions

We absolutely agree, but in true BF spirit, I...

We absolutely agree, but in true BF spirit, I feel like we're failing to phrase this so it looks like we're fighting.
10-07-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,382
Posted By livedarklions

Zwift miles are a real workout. If someone wants...

Zwift miles are a real workout. If someone wants to "pool" their mileage in both actual and Zwift cycling for their own personal reasons, I don't see a problem in that. But for competition and...
10-06-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Fullcount

Thanks for the bailing wire tip. I should have...

Thanks for the bailing wire tip. I should have thought about that one myself.
10-06-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By gpburdell

Try this one: ...

Try this one: https://www.shapeways.com/product/DQ7XSHVJ5/garmin-varia-rack-mount-style-1

If you have questions, try this thread:...
10-06-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,287
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting. I have three Brooks C17 saddles and...

Interesting. I have three Brooks C17 saddles and one C17 Women's saddle and cant tell the difference. The women's saddle is actually the one Ive had the longest- Amazon delivered it instead of a...
10-05-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,090
Posted By Bmach

+1 i read an article somewhere that it helps...

+1

i read an article somewhere that it helps to remove lactic acid and keeps the muscles warm.
10-05-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By canklecat

At the 75 mile mark of a century I stopped to...

At the 75 mile mark of a century I stopped to join some friends for dinner at a German restaurant. Had a big dish of spaetzle with pork and three heavy German beers. I was burpy and foamy the final...
10-04-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,382
Posted By rsbob

For 2021, 3000 miles so far and 140,000 feet...

For 2021, 3000 miles so far and 140,000 feet climbing - but took a full month off. 66 YO pushing 67.
...
10-04-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,382
Posted By kahn

Oh and in answer to the question. Both too much...

Oh and in answer to the question. Both too much and too few! :)

My spreadsheet reveals: 2,172.64 miles and 93,100 gain.
10-04-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,382
Posted By thehammerdog

not sure but did 3,000 feet yesterday...over 23...

not sure but did 3,000 feet yesterday...over 23 miles..
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10-02-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By kingston

I can't imagine running studded tires without...

I can't imagine running studded tires without fenders. Just make sure you have enough room between the fender and the tire.
09-28-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By jnbrown

We use Arundel Side Loader: ...

We use Arundel Side Loader:
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09-28-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,745
Posted By kingston

I got a few bottles with the Watergate caps this...

I got a few bottles with the Watergate caps this season, and they are terrible. Highly not recommended. The water comes out ok, but they don't let air back in very easily so you have to wait for an...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-27-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 50,275
Posted By flieger

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Forum: Fatbikes
09-26-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 50,275
Posted By Airfehr

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09-25-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,991
Posted By Ironfish653

It's not really an 'up' stroke; in practice, it's...

It's not really an 'up' stroke; in practice, it's more pushing forward over the top of the stroke, and pulling back across the bottom. Pulling up with one leg while pushing down with the other is...
09-23-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

We've always used the Proper Method. Both of us...

We've always used the Proper Method. Both of us have clipless pedals and thus Stoker is always clipped in, unless we are stopping for a longer period of time. In that case. Captain puts both feet...
09-23-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By Kat12

I think part of it is knowing what to expect. ...

I think part of it is knowing what to expect. The tandem is heavier. It is larger. It will feel more unstable because in addition to those two things (more unwieldy), instead of getting going by...
09-23-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,001
Posted By RGMN

The crushed limestone on the local trails ride...

The crushed limestone on the local trails ride pretty much like dusty asphalt. I ride 4 of them regularly (MN River Bluffs, Lk Mtka, Dakota, and Luce Line) on my regular road bike with 28mm Conti...
09-22-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By Leisesturm

The (ultra) slow roll is a great skill to have,...

The (ultra) slow roll is a great skill to have, and when you get it nailed, starting and stopping need not produce anymore stress on a tandem than they do on a single. Part of the problem (I think)...
09-21-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By Vefer

From the Wizard of all things bicycle. ...

From the Wizard of all things bicycle.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tandem.html
09-21-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By Yamato72

My stoker is fairly small so she gets on and...

My stoker is fairly small so she gets on and clips in while my feet are on the ground, then I start us off in a normal fashion with her boosting us forward. She stays clipped in when stopped at...
09-20-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By due ruote

I know that video shows the usual recommended...

I know that video shows the usual recommended method, but we find it much easier to both stand over the bike, engage our left feet at 10:00, and go from there - after a ďready?Ē signal of course. ...
09-20-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By fooferdoggie

my only probem is when I jsut stop and have to go...

my only probem is when I jsut stop and have to go right away and I dont have the peddle in position. like when a car stops for us when they ahve the right of way and I am just coming to a stop.
Forum: Fatbikes
09-19-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,603
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - not a fat biker, but I get out year...

fwiw - not a fat biker, but I get out year 'round. while it gets lower near me I usually only ride in the teensF. but I did sit still for a football playoff game for 3 hrs at 10 degreesF (the reason...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-17-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 50,275
Posted By Airfehr

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09-17-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By ThermionicScott

Oh yeah, I've enjoyed your DAMn posts. Hey, now...

Oh yeah, I've enjoyed your DAMn posts. Hey, now that your mid-Augusts are free, you should put some slicks on that thing and come along to France in a couple of years (fingers crossed that it...
09-17-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By ClydeClydeson

'Flat bar road bike' was a marketing term that...

'Flat bar road bike' was a marketing term that came around in the mid-00s, and tried to cast off the geekier and slower, less performance-oriented, image of hybrids, which itself had been a marketing...
09-16-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,001
Posted By rsbob

Have 32s on this non-gravel but endurance frame...

Have 32s on this non-gravel but endurance frame and have ridden a couple of hundred miles on gravel rail/trial conversions as well as some easy single track.

...
09-16-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By badger1

Yep. Neither new bike (black) or its predecessor...

Yep. Neither new bike (black) or its predecessor has ever held me back as far as rides of whatever distance/duration are concerned. Both are commonly referred to as 'hybrids'. Neither is a 'hybrid'...
09-16-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,001
Posted By WhyFi

The rails-to-trails gravel that I've ridden has...

The rails-to-trails gravel that I've ridden has been fine, hard-packed, and generally smooth. I wouldn't have any qualms riding several miles of that kind of stuff with my 28mm tires. Just be aware...
09-15-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By ThermionicScott

^ I was just going to mention Sophie Matter's...

^ I was just going to mention Sophie Matter's getup for PBP in 2011 -- hybrid city bike with a basket and pannier, wearing dresses. :)
...
09-15-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 38,557
Posted By jim_pridx

Congrats on the Co-Motion! It's great to see you...

Congrats on the Co-Motion! It's great to see you in the tandem forum, too!

BTW, I used to work in this building shortly after it was constructed:
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09-15-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I have never heard an actual number put to it,...

I have never heard an actual number put to it, but it is a common statement that hybrids are better for shorter rides. The primary basis for this is that flat bars don't have multiple hand positions...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-14-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By offwhite

thanks for the responses!........turns out I'd...

thanks for the responses!........turns out I'd inadvertently loosened the presta valve core, not taken on something sharp. The tire completely deflated overnight, almost like it inhaled [very...
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