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Forum: Foo
10-10-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The Keep Austin Weird is losing its appeal. Might...

The Keep Austin Weird is losing its appeal. Might as well just make college football a beginner NFL league. They are paid anyways and going to actual school is optional until the team starts losing....
10-09-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By mr_bill

p.s. Nobody who owns their own bike would ever...

p.s. Nobody who owns their own bike would ever use bikeshare.

Except we do.

-mr. bill
09-29-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 10,758
Posted By Happy Feet

Exercise as a lifestyle rather than a schedule...

Exercise as a lifestyle rather than a schedule event specific activity.
09-27-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,065
Posted By FiftySix

I could've sworn I gave an answer that applied to...

I could've sworn I gave an answer that applied to myself. :p
09-27-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 10,758
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

During a six month work assignment in...

During a six month work assignment in Afghanistan, I decided to change my diet in order to lose excess pounds. I didn't count calories or miss a meal and took regular portions of food at each meal,...
09-25-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By FiftySix

Thanks for the link. I like where Eben's thoughts...

Thanks for the link. I like where Eben's thoughts are going.

From the article linked above.
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"In an age when we’re told to see every neighbor as a disease vector, and every police...
09-24-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By FiftySix

You know what I like about Outside? Some folks on...

You know what I like about Outside? Some folks on the right think it's too liberal and some folks on the left think it's too conservative.

Which suits my moderate independent self just fine.

No...
09-09-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,867
Posted By rydabent

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are...

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are other facets to cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,561
Posted By rubiksoval

I agree. I also think the lack of saddle to bar...

I agree. I also think the lack of saddle to bar drop on most smaller sizes adds to the lack of appeal.

With that said, I think larger frame sizes are even less visually appealing than small frame...
08-18-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,904
Posted By kingston

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-14-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,831
Posted By FiftySix

Progress like current automatic transmission...

Progress like current automatic transmission technology is expensive. Expensive to purchase, expensive to maintain, and expensive to repair. Sometimes progress isn't wanted or needed, whether we are...
08-13-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 442,948
Posted By HenryhHuber

love the triple chain ring set! Dope bike!

love the triple chain ring set! Dope bike!
08-06-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,357
Posted By BlazingPedals

The bike doesn't win the race. The drugs do.

The bike doesn't win the race. The drugs do.
08-03-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By oris

I personally haven't had much luck finding tube...

I personally haven't had much luck finding tube online but weirdly enough, I stopped at a few local bike shops and was able to find tubes. I'd suggest checking out a few if you have a chance.
08-02-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,491
Posted By Koyote

If some motorist is gonna run me down, he/she...

If some motorist is gonna run me down, he/she better have the good grace to call 911 for me.

Those of us who grew up in another era - when phones were all attached to walls with wires - are not so...
08-02-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,831
Posted By Wileyrat

I spent my first 40 yrs in Seattle, and somehow I...

I spent my first 40 yrs in Seattle, and somehow I managed to never end up in a ditch because of wet or muddy wheels and brakes.

You ride in that environment, you learn how to avoid that problem....
08-01-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,831
Posted By Clyde1820

If "progress" actually translated into marked...

If "progress" actually translated into marked improvement in practice for a given person, then that would be something. It depends, though.

But, for many, who simply don't run on the raggedy edge...
07-31-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By hazetguy

in ten years from now newbie bot will post here...

in ten years from now
newbie bot will post here to
dig up ancient thread
07-31-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By ascherer

On my Mercian Unridden since last July I'm in...

On my Mercian
Unridden since last July
I'm in love again
07-31-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By clubman

Familiar hiss Fate's coarse rasp shreds all...

Familiar hiss
Fate's coarse rasp shreds all pleasure
Without spare again.
07-31-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By scarlson

Swift on still-warm dirt Silk and dynamo...

Swift on still-warm dirt
Silk and dynamo whisper
Beneath comet's gaze
07-31-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By natloz

Deep like the ocean...

Deep like the ocean...
07-26-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,904
Posted By m_sasso

My modified 1983 Super Winner, related own two...

My modified 1983 Super Winner, related own two Team Miyata's an 81 and 85 also a 1984 Gazelle Cross Trophy.
The Super Winner has seen a bit of the world on a few tours.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,673
Posted By Bah Humbug

I can’t imagine being so insecure as to worry...

I can’t imagine being so insecure as to worry whether my kit brand offends another cyclist. It’d be like worrying if someone cared I was on a Cervélo instead of a Trek.
07-20-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By Koyote

[QUOTE=Iride01;21583879]I had a driver tell me I...

[QUOTE=Iride01;21583879]I had a driver tell me I had the right-of-way at a MUP crossing. Actually, I don't. /QUOTE]

One of my pet peeves, both on a bike and while driving a MV, is when other...
07-20-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,694
Posted By jon c.

That's in part because the people making the most...

That's in part because the people making the most money out of the health care system have nothing to do with providing health care. They often know nothing about health care.

Take Rick Scott...
07-15-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,876
Posted By genejockey

60 kph is only 37 mph. That's not that fast. ...

60 kph is only 37 mph. That's not that fast. The driver of the car is at fault - they made an illegal U-turn and did not do it safely.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,377
Posted By nomadmax

Rent or borrow an e-bike and go smash all of the...

Rent or borrow an e-bike and go smash all of the guy's KOMs and anything else he prizes on Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,377
Posted By Amt0571

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't...

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't regret it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,377
Posted By genejockey

Well, there's something I'll never have to worry...

Well, there's something I'll never have to worry about. WAY too many cyclists here, and most of them on Strava. I got a couple PRs on Friday. One PR was 10,605th for that segment out of 28,536. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,377
Posted By spelger

i don't like these segments that go through stop...

i don't like these segments that go through stop signs. they make absolutely no sense. not sure if it is possible but strava should kill them as they are created. not sure if stop signs are on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,637
Posted By delbiker1

If at all possible, I try not to cover the same...

If at all possible, I try not to cover the same territory on a longer ride. Depending on the direction I start out with, I can do that most of the time. If I need to go back over the same section/s,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,637
Posted By WhyFi

For a 30, 40, or 50-mile ride, the smallest loop...

For a 30, 40, or 50-mile ride, the smallest loop that I'd do is 30, 40, or 50 miles.
07-13-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,261
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not closed minded, as a driver I just don't...

I'm not closed minded, as a driver I just don't think it's true that the flashing white lights make the relevant bikes more visible. These are generally headlights. I've never noticed them on any...
07-13-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By CliffordK

If the USA had followed the examples of New...

If the USA had followed the examples of New Zealand, Australia, Vietnam, even China, then bars would be open, schools would be open, and life would be back to normal.

Tourism would still be rough...
07-13-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,857
Posted By noglider

You're thinking about Put Me In the Zoo...

You're thinking about Put Me In the Zoo (https://www.amazon.com/Put-Bright-Early-Board-Books/dp/0375812156) by Robert Lopshire.
...
07-13-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,261
Posted By kingston

A flashing headlight immediately identifies you...

A flashing headlight immediately identifies you as an inconsiderate person and an unskillful cyclist. Competent cyclists have been able to avoid crashing into things for decades without the...
07-10-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,636
Posted By _ForceD_

Sometimes if you 'think outside the box' you can...

Sometimes if you 'think outside the box' you can find great, and better, cycling apparel for cheap money. WAY less money than what the regular cycling apparel companies charge. There's no 'rule' that...
07-08-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,261
Posted By 63rickert

I do not have photosensitive epilepsy. I do get...

I do not have photosensitive epilepsy. I do get splitting headaches from your strobe lights. If I fail to drop dead directly in front of you do I have any grounds for complaint?

This has been...
07-06-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,869
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Kingwood is an upper middle class municipality....

Kingwood is an upper middle class municipality. It is easy to have the basics and not to worry. I’m also well off so to speak probably by default but that is another story. I’m helping everybody and...
07-03-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,433
Posted By Joe Bikerider

How about not shining your ultra bright lights in...

How about not shining your ultra bright lights in my eyes? Yes, we maybe didn’t crash but did you notice me turning my head away from your rude display? I guess you think that’s my problem. Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,604
Posted By alcjphil

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a...

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a cyclist: No matter how good my fitness, there is always someone who is stronger than me
Forum: Touring
06-09-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By elcruxio

Here's some ferry timetables in general to help...

Here's some ferry timetables in general to help you route possible coastal routes Ferry.fi - Ferry schedules (http://lautta.net/?lang=en)

From Porvoo to Helsinki I'd suggest you take the the old...
06-06-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 47,602
Posted By jbchybridrider

Vintage 92-93 Giant Innova flat bar hybrid turned...

Vintage 92-93 Giant Innova flat bar hybrid turned gravel bike.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1000/img_1813_bb3178d99ecd15ca7cf9995ad116d19c8bc06a65.jpg...
06-02-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,602
Posted By probe1957

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and...

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and move on?
05-26-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,318
Posted By flangehead

Yes

OK, I can tell I'm the contrarian here. However, some newer riders may value a different perspective.

My context: I ride on suburban roads to get to places.

I always slow down for...
05-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,904
Posted By non-fixie

1980 RoadWinner. A gift from a coworker, and too...

1980 RoadWinner. A gift from a coworker, and too small for me, alas. According to the 1980 catalog the tubes are Tange Hi-Manga.
...
05-12-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,892
Posted By malcala622

"What a dummy...he never noticed the fork was...

"What a dummy...he never noticed the fork was bent."
Forum: Commuting
04-11-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,739
Posted By wolfchild

Using lights in a daytime is optional and it...

Using lights in a daytime is optional and it isn't a necessity. Personally I don't use lights in the daytime
04-08-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By GeneO

I thought the topic was using a horn in the...

I thought the topic was using a horn in the context of a MUP environment, not the road. Do you really want to bring obnoxious road habits to the MUP with people blowing their horns at each other?
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