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07-20-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,278
Posted By genec

Sidewalk/sidepath riding... a different view.

OK, for so so long so many here have declared this as a No No. Well folks... I think your reasoning is full of poop. ("motorists won't look for you on the sidewalk") Got news for you... motorists...
07-20-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By freeranger

To carry a wallet, energy bar, keys, I dug out...

To carry a wallet, energy bar, keys, I dug out an old "fanny pack". Yeah, not stylish, but it works.
Forum: Commuting
07-17-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By SactoDoug

With that green screen, you can make it look like...

With that green screen, you can make it look like you are riding through Mordor and the rain cape is protecting you from falling lava.
07-17-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I liked this one better, and no one was put in...

I liked this one better, and no one was put in any danger (except maybe their egos....):
https://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/showpost.php?p=1604972&postcount=3
07-17-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By berner

Everyone has the god given right to do stupid...

Everyone has the god given right to do stupid stuff and risk their own skins. Needlessly risking others is a criminal act.
07-16-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Happy Feet

meh. People doing stupid stunts over others...

meh.

People doing stupid stunts over others who aren't aware isn't rad in my books.
5 minutes of internet fame if you're successful. No doubt lack of adequate insurance and an inability to pay...
07-16-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By Lars Halstrom

Replaced

After talking to the LBS manager, he said document your issues in an email to him and he would contact the manufacturer. I got a call back from the manager within 15 minutes after I left and he said...
07-16-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,259
Posted By velojym

Bike path escort service? Sure! :D ...

Bike path escort service? Sure! :D


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07-16-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,259
Posted By Skipjacks

It's robot fighting time!!! ...

It's robot fighting time!!!

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1007123809306939392/3Gc1nvdj_400x400.jpg


But seriously....I'll just rig up a system where this robot automatically stays 10...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,976
Posted By ThermionicScott

"Dyed" in the wool, please. I'm not ready to die...

"Dyed" in the wool, please. I'm not ready to die in my wool yet! :lol:
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,610
Posted By Skipjacks

It's a real thing ...

It's a real thing

https://vickiac.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/img_0626.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,610
Posted By Skipjacks

Meh....I don't feel like these guys are that much...

Meh....I don't feel like these guys are that much of a threat

https://kawarthanow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/peterborough-musicfest-a-flock-of-seagulls-01-696x464.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,610
Posted By FiftySix

Glad it wasn't my car. BMWStephen has got some...

Glad it wasn't my car. BMWStephen has got some cleaning to do. :D
07-10-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,122
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Recommend that you stop telling so-called...

Recommend that you stop telling so-called experienced cyclists or cycling enthusiasts about your good rides; why subject yourself to the derision of dumasses with negative and elitist attitudes?
...
07-09-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,122
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Any ride is a good ride. Miles are less...

Any ride is a good ride. Miles are less important than how often you ride.
07-08-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By Paul Barnard

Gonna Hit This Tomorrow

I live in New Orleans. Basically below sea level. This 60 miler stays over 7700 feet, peaks at 10K, has a long category one climb that really steepens at the end. All told it has about 3500 feet...
Forum: Commuting
07-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jim from Boston

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have...

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have previously posted: [/quote][/COLOR]
07-05-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,685
Posted By JW Fas

Please Share This When I'm Killed By Someone Driving A Car

This video was too good not to share. It hits close to home for all of us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQO4Dnlwcg0
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By rumrunn6

around the 4th of July our commuter traffic drops...

around the 4th of July our commuter traffic drops off quite a bit. it's vacation season for cagers & good for cycle commuting. looking forward to doing more if I can juggle it w/ my night job
07-03-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By mstateglfr

It's an entry level wheel...just buy a new one. ...

It's an entry level wheel...just buy a new one.

I'm shocked that the disclaimer of 'parts may change without notice' wasn't anywhere on the website or brochure 2 years ago...that phrase is listed...
07-03-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,365
Posted By Just Mark

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

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Don't need no stinkin kickstand!
07-02-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By canklecat

Here's how my helmet mirror is mounted. Easy...

Here's how my helmet mirror is mounted. Easy setup, works well.

For eye protection, I use Radians bifocal safety glasses, dark and clear lenses. They work well enough. The brow frame can obscure...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,769
Posted By Reynolds

Tire size is third to suppleness and tread...

Tire size is third to suppleness and tread pattern IMO. I'd go for a supple wall, non-knobby tire in 1.5/1.9.
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,769
Posted By no motor?

I've used 26x1.5 on my MTB commuter for about 10...

I've used 26x1.5 on my MTB commuter for about 10 years and my next tires will be wider. The Performance slicks I used were pretty stable, but the ones I replaced them with are too squirrelly for me...
07-02-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,365
Posted By livedarklions

What's the best helmet lube?

What's the best helmet lube?
07-02-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,365
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I attached a kickstand onto my helmet. It was a...

I attached a kickstand onto my helmet. It was a great way to mount my shaving mirror for an extra-large rear view. I was going to wait until next April to post this, but what the heck.
07-02-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By canklecat

Have you tried ski goggles? Good ones aren't...

Have you tried ski goggles? Good ones aren't cheap but may work better. I haven't found any utility goggles in hardware stores that worked well for bicycling.

Look for lenses that meet safety...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,308
Posted By Steely Dan

i go about 1.1 miles out of my way to catch an...

i go about 1.1 miles out of my way to catch an MUP that keeps me off-street for 75% of my commute.

and another 12% of my route (the final mile into downtown evanston) is on a protected bike lane....
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,308
Posted By Skipjacks

I purposely don't ride WITH traffic when...

I purposely don't ride WITH traffic when commuting. I take a lot of side streets and cut behind shopping centers (where the delivery bays are and stuff) all to avoid being in traffic as much as...
06-28-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ck333

Is that chrome handle bar tape, I've never seen...

Is that chrome handle bar tape, I've never seen that before.
06-28-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,750
Posted By cyccommute

Going up from the Winter Park side is probably a...

Going up from the Winter Park side is probably a bit smoother than the Rollinsville side.

I’d suggest the Rio Grande Trail from Aspen to Glenwood Springs for a family trip. It’s long...almost 50...
06-28-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ck333

Unique angles and shots of your bike.

My old Nishikihttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x2000/20190110_151434_hdr_d77f6fc66d32a3da6aec936587c65cd65b13eef6.jpg
06-27-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,750
Posted By rydabent

I cant find one that fits my trike.

I cant find one that fits my trike.
06-27-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,750
Posted By fietsbob

may I suggest you lean towards a model with a...

may I suggest you lean towards a model with a mount for a kickstand , mount for short chainstay sport/race style bikes

would be by the rear Left, some now bolt directly on with 2 bolts Trek -...
06-27-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By mcours2006

Fishing and cycling is totally related. One word:...

Fishing and cycling is totally related. One word: Shimano!
06-26-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,975
Posted By boomhauer

I've used Mr. Tuffy with Schwalbe Marathon Green...

I've used Mr. Tuffy with Schwalbe Marathon Green Guard tires since 2012. Lots of debris around where I live. Lots of debris getting caught in the tire.

The value of the tire liner is it is...
06-26-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By TimothyH

Thoreau never said that. He died in 1862....

Thoreau never said that.

He died in 1862. The Velocipede (Boneshaker) wasn't introduced until the next year and the high-wheeler until a decade later. The safety bicycle was introduced in the...
06-26-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By Phil_gretz

All blackboards used to have spell check built...

All blackboards used to have spell check built in. The problem is that the software hasn't been loaded for the past two generations...
06-26-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By FiftySix

I like the spell check software on that...

I like the spell check software on that blackboard. :)
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,400
Posted By pdlamb

I smile every time I drop the car off and answer...

I smile every time I drop the car off and answer the question, "No, I don't need a shuttle, I've got a bike instead."
06-19-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,047
Posted By Slightspeed

Don't know, not up to speed on e-cigs or anything...

Don't know, not up to speed on e-cigs or anything else that smokes. Do Clif bars have a smoke option now?
06-19-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 54,811
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi Machka, Immediately before this post to...

Hi Machka,

Immediately before this post to your thread, I noted that you had just responded to a current thread on Fifty-Plus in which Rowan has been put forward as a standard bearer of head...
06-19-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 54,811
Posted By Machka

We've also started a weekly Pilates class run by...

We've also started a weekly Pilates class run by a local physiothe****** organisation. It's a very small class and we've got our own programs.

Mine is to get my right hip and lower back in action...
06-19-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 54,811
Posted By Machka

A little milestone .... 3 days of cycling in a...

A little milestone .... 3 days of cycling in a row AND we made it to the end of the Cycleway 2 days in a row!! :)


Friday - Rowan and I got out for a short ride late in the day. It was a lazy day...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,788
Posted By Darth Lefty

'course a cotton t-shirt works better for making...

'course a cotton t-shirt works better for making yourself into a swamp cooler...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,984
Posted By robert schlatte

I built a New Albion Privateer last fall as a...

I built a New Albion Privateer last fall as a commuter. I wanted a steel frame to replace my old Schwinn Voyageur that broke. I considered a Soma Pescadero but it was more expensive. The Privateer is...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,937
Posted By fietsbob

front top of the wheel pannier rack , stretch net...

front top of the wheel pannier rack , stretch net to D rings on the bags , I'm good to go..

take & bake is on my way home ..
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,937
Posted By DiabloScott

Doodoo-do dooooooo Doodoo- do dooooooooo.

Doodoo-do dooooooo
Doodoo- do dooooooooo.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,937
Posted By Kedosto

Cold pizza the Breakfast of Champions. ...

Cold pizza the Breakfast of Champions.


-Kedosto
06-14-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,171
Posted By Maelochs

Depends.

Depends.
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