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06-15-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By Dirt Farmer

https://darksky.net/app It will tell you, to...

https://darksky.net/app

It will tell you, to the minute, when rain will start. (It has occasionally been off by a minute or two, but it's damned accurate!)
06-15-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By mtb_addict

weather.gov no ads...real experts...no bs

weather.gov

no ads...real experts...no bs
06-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By mr_bill

Count the actual crosswalks. Count the painted...

Count the actual crosswalks.
Count the painted crosswalks.

(Count the miles of roads without paint. Count the miles of roads with centerlines, curblines, anylines.)

Are we really dumbing down...
05-30-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,070
Posted By Hiro11

The Lockpicking Lawyer has a great Youtube...

The Lockpicking Lawyer has a great Youtube channel. He's a very skilled lock picker and he delights in destroying lock company's marketing hype. I also like his deadpan delivery and no fluff editing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,990
Posted By PepeM

He cheated. That video was obviously edited to...

He cheated. That video was obviously edited to make it look faster than it really was.
05-30-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,214
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Streets without bike lanes? Oh the horror, what...

Streets without bike lanes? Oh the horror, what is a cyclist to do in such a nightmare?

Seems like a lot of guesswork and speculation about what might/or might not be true about cycling in a place...
05-30-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,070
Posted By jpescatore

I Think I'm Off the Ottolock Bandwagon

Saw a recent video by the "Lockpicking Lawyer" who tried out the new, improved, stronger Hexband from Ottolock - with handheld tin snips he cut through in seconds. Links to the video, along with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,990
Posted By wgscott

As if the front tire ever goes flat.

As if the front tire ever goes flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,990
Posted By Wilmingtech

No way anyone could change a tire that fast...

No way anyone could change a tire that fast unless they were using....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,990
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah but he doped.

Yeah but he doped.
05-28-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 15,932
Posted By KraneXL

That some really bizarro world logic you have...

That some really bizarro world logic you have going there. Simply stated, cameras do affect people's behavior. There is ample research and observation to make that perfectly clear to anyone open to...
05-28-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By burnthesheep

Youtube the GCN show. They have workout videos...

Youtube the GCN show. They have workout videos from 20min up to an hour. Some are spin class style indoors and some have outdoor scenery.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,260
Posted By datlas

Get rid of the dork disk?? :innocent:

Get rid of the dork disk?? :innocent:
05-23-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,929
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

**** :popcorn

**** :popcorn
05-22-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,929
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Godzilla vs. Mothra in the Battle of Nitpicking...

Godzilla vs. Mothra in the Battle of Nitpicking the finer points of Googling/interpreting legal tea leaves found on an MUP :lol:
05-22-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By chico81

Gitane Professional Tour De France Frameset - Early 70’s?

Hi!

I have an early 1970’s Gitane Professional Tour de France frame, Reynolds 531 tubing and Reynolds fork. It also has a strong light crank and headset. The paint has lots of patina and surface...
05-19-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By alcjphil

OK, he lost me in the first few seconds when he...

OK, he lost me in the first few seconds when he referred to the front wheel as a "tire". Colour me "elitist" if you want, but don't try to sell me anything using inaccurate terms. Stupid advertising.
05-19-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By phughes

Great first post. :rolleyes: Are you the YouTuber...

Great first post. :rolleyes: Are you the YouTuber trying to get more views, or the one making and selling the electric front wheel?
05-15-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By samkl

I disagree. You should definitely try it. What’s...

I disagree. You should definitely try it. What’s the downside? Whether you succeed or fail you’ll have discovered something useful and shared it with others.

FWIW, a mechanic recently told me...
05-15-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,694
Posted By chas58

More seat time. Interval training Better...

More seat time.
Interval training
Better tires
Aero bars
join more group rides
Get a heart rate monitor and learn how to use it.
05-15-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Brocephus

You know, all you had to do was say, "no, they're...

You know, all you had to do was say, "no, they're not compatible", the condescending lecture doesn't serve any purpose.
BTW, what exactly is "cheap" about wanting to put into use a quality part,...
05-15-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,613
Posted By DrIsotope

Would I consider powdercoat? Absolutely. But in...

Would I consider powdercoat? Absolutely. But in my case, I wanted to paint the bike, so I did. I think all the materials (including stripper and cleaning supplies) ran about 80 bucks.

Factory...
05-15-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,613
Posted By delbiker1

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05-15-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,613
Posted By daviddavieboy

I would call this result good. I had to strip,...

I would call this result good. I had to strip, did a little brazing and paint. I have about 100 hours of work into the frame including home-making most of the decals and painting, If you include...
05-15-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,613
Posted By AlmostTrick

I have done many in the past. Many with good...

I have done many in the past. Many with good results. But it's a lot of work, and I wouldn't expect your first job to turn out great. Get a junk bike frame and practice. Or, if you really like your...
05-14-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,883
Posted By rollagain

According to the logic in that article, my...

According to the logic in that article, my non-functional snow thrower should be worth six figures.
05-14-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,883
Posted By mstateglfr

Funniest quote in the article.. "...anyone can...

Funniest quote in the article..
"...anyone can buy a watch that tells time, but it takes someone with a strong sense of self (and another way to figure out what time it is) to wear a watch that...
05-13-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,146
Posted By myisland

You be careful walking. Twice last year while...

You be careful walking. Twice last year while walking I had to jump out of the way of distracted cell phone using automobile drivers. I've even seen distracted cyclists. You could be run into by a...
05-11-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,146
Posted By bocobiking

I love road cycling; been doing it avidly for 46...

I love road cycling; been doing it avidly for 46 years. Currently, I ride about 5000 miles a year, and attribute my good health to the bike.

Recently, my doctor was gently trying to suggest that...
05-09-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,446
Posted By base2

I got into a big fight about this on the tandem...

I got into a big fight about this on the tandem sub awhile ago. Basically I was told I was wrong & that I was a dumb idiot because it should work, so I "must be doing it wrong."

The only solution...
05-09-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By bakerjw

Just to add. We run that ratio on our mountain...

Just to add. We run that ratio on our mountain tandem that we use for bikepacking. My wife is not the strongest rider so sometimes we need to dip into the "Low" gearing.


There was a study where...
05-08-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By mstateglfr

You won't lose more weight by using a more...

You won't lose more weight by using a more difficult bailout gear ratio. You will lose more weight by burning more calories than you consume.

Whatever gearing ratio you need to allow you to ride...
05-02-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,119
Posted By FiftySix

My trick to keep my property in my garage from...

My trick to keep my property in my garage from being stolen is to shut the garage door when I'm not in the garage. And lock the door(s). :D

Of course, I see many of my neighbors that leave their...
05-02-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By mattleegee

Another option I enjoy Samsung Health, its...

Another option
I enjoy Samsung Health, its free, gives audible updates of avg speed/distance, GPS if needed, auto pause if stopped, charts your ride afterwords with a summery and logs all your...
05-01-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,395
Posted By CliffordK

Every couple of months I'll get a flat tire so...

Every couple of months I'll get a flat tire so I'll just park the bike next to the nearest dumpster, and go get a new bike.
04-28-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,119
Posted By _ForceD_

I have a high ceiling in my garage so I use a few...

I have a high ceiling in my garage so I use a few of these things.
...
03-24-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,368
Posted By Rollfast

This is how we keep Portland? weird at Christmas...

This is how we keep Portland? weird at Christmas folks. A great example :D
07-09-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,686
Posted By 2manybikes

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I always thought it would be nice to put a motor on Bailey's...
02-12-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,383
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

In the Nanny State, aka Jerry’s Kalifornia, such...

In the Nanny State, aka Jerry’s Kalifornia, such a measure has a high likelihood of passing.
02-12-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,383
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

He WILL get released. Even IF he is convicted of...

He WILL get released. Even IF he is convicted of a felony and sent to state prison, he will soon be released to a community near you for what is euphemistically referred to as PROS, Post Release...
02-11-18, 04:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,383
Posted By Maelochs

If he gets off easy ..... Kidnapped at...

If he gets off easy .....


Kidnapped at night by hooded fat men in spandex, found later strapped to a cactus with old inner tubes, a broken Chinese CF seat post jammed through his heart.

Not...
11-23-11, 08:39 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 183,145
Posted By 2manybikes

There may be over 100 tests (probably more) just...

There may be over 100 tests (probably more) just like that with charts and diargams using different flashlights. Most of them compare Eneloops to Alkaline to Lithium. All you need to do is look on...
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