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09-12-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,965
Posted By fly135

They advertise them on TV everyday.:)

They advertise them on TV everyday.:)
09-08-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,823
Posted By smarkinson

I think most of the benefit is the bigger profit...

I think most of the benefit is the bigger profit margins for the LBS.
08-29-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By delbiker1

4 bikes, 100 miles

I did not plan to do this. My plan was to get up early and spend a large part of the day on a bicycle. I got up early but allowed myself to fiddle with some things around the house. Finally kick...
08-29-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,051
Posted By Leinster

You’re trying to invent something that avoids...

You’re trying to invent something that avoids having to do routine maintenance?
08-28-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,758
Posted By Slightspeed

True of almost all consumer items, cars...

True of almost all consumer items, cars especially, TVs, cameras, you name it. It's called "life".
08-28-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,417
Posted By teejaywhy

Yeah... and I'm going to need you to go ahead and...

Yeah... and I'm going to need you to go ahead and come in on Saturday...
08-28-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,417
Posted By downhillmaster

You make a mistake and you lose some data. ...

You make a mistake and you lose some data.
Life goes on :thumb:
08-27-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,063
Posted By GlennR

You should be riding in the road, crosswalks are...

You should be riding in the road, crosswalks are for pedestrians.
08-27-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By Gerry221

My first century!

Not bad for a 53 year old, 310lb guy.

Very...
08-23-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,003
Posted By TimothyH

Those who drink unfiltered water from natural...

Those who drink unfiltered water from natural springs are taking a huge risk.

Some won't believe me, others rely not having had a problem in the past and some will rage at reading this.

None of...
08-23-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,003
Posted By ridingfool

My thoughts exactly for crying out loud a bottle...

My thoughts exactly for crying out loud a bottle of water is 2 bucks or less if u stop a few times during a ride to refill. Can't cost more than five bucks . And further more it's cold
08-22-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,003
Posted By DrIsotope

After reading a post about the homeless...

After reading a post about the homeless population using drinking fountains as showers, then seeing it happen in person, I pretty much cannot use a drinking fountain anywhere. Even those indoors. I...
08-21-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By caloso

”It never gets easier. You just go faster.”

”It never gets easier. You just go faster.”
08-21-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,139
Posted By Unca_Sam

Do unto others

Our rules are welded to the pavement on the MUP's here, and are boiled down to: 1) Be considerate of other users 2) Signal to pass (could be an extension of 1, but it's separately stated). Signs are...
08-20-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,603
Posted By livedarklions

Basically, the bike is self balancing while...

Basically, the bike is self balancing while moving, so most of what we do is actually learning not to mess with that.

My opinion is that there's a lot of ways to teach someone to ride and it...
08-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,576
Posted By livedarklions

The real challenge in A&S is finding a post that...

The real challenge in A&S is finding a post that doesn't fit that description.
08-19-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,876
Posted By ksryder

Both make you feel better but are unpleasant for...

Both make you feel better but are unpleasant for those in close proximity...
08-19-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,876
Posted By Phil_gretz

I don't think that this type of event warrants a...

I don't think that this type of event warrants a bikeforums.net discussion. For me, I would get the name of the server, the manager, and the store number, and then go home and compose a letter to the...
08-19-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,828
Posted By livedarklions

Speeding through a blind anything is always a bad...

Speeding through a blind anything is always a bad risk. I've seen close calls when people take blind curves on MUPs too fast.
08-19-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Brocephus

a line from Joe Dirt ?? :roflmao2:

a line from Joe Dirt ?? :roflmao2:
08-18-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,066
Posted By Spoonrobot

Here's the thing with descending: 1....

Here's the thing with descending:

1. Everything happens faster than you expect.

2. You never have the visibility you think you do.

Of the ways recreational cyclists die, crossing the center...
08-18-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,066
Posted By Daniel4

So he had visibility and saw someone in front,...

So he had visibility and saw someone in front, it's ok to cross to the other side and endanger someone in the case of someone losing control?
08-18-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,066
Posted By shelbyfv

Pretty sure a cyclist shouldn't cross the center...

Pretty sure a cyclist shouldn't cross the center line, same as a car. A friend did that in a moment of inattention. He took the mirror off an oncoming pickup. He was seriously injured and had to...
08-18-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,576
Posted By downhillmaster

Welcome to the world of online forums. All of...

Welcome to the world of online forums. All of them.
Your OP was negative and you had no experience to back it up with.
Not sure what you expected.
The nonsensical waited 2 hours ‘mixup’ was just...
08-18-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,876
Posted By HerrKaLeun

I used to work at Starbucks and occassionally...

I used to work at Starbucks and occassionally riders used the drive through. I guess it saves them the hassle and fear of locking the bike out of sight. As far as I remember they even got free drinks...
08-17-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,576
Posted By shelbyfv

As always mentioned in these threads, shops don't...

As always mentioned in these threads, shops don't necessarily want every customer. Sometimes it's just not worth it.
08-17-19, 02:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,576
Posted By Machka

You've got tenacity to just stand there and wait...

You've got tenacity to just stand there and wait 2 hours!
08-17-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Trevtassie

Darwin at his finest.... "oooh, think I'll try...

Darwin at his finest.... "oooh, think I'll try and squeeze between a truck and a car, pulling a wheelie, while one of my mates is distracting the driver, what could possibly go wrong?"
08-14-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,176
Posted By jon c.

Florida is the only state that becomes more...

Florida is the only state that becomes more Southern the further north you go,
08-14-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By ksryder

I remember when this popped up during the TDF a...

I remember when this popped up during the TDF a few years ago. 2014 sounds right. Good solution for the domestique to haul water bottles up to the team.

Outside of that rather specific use case,...
08-14-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,886
Posted By indyfabz

If this had been posted in A&S at least one...

If this had been posted in A&S at least one person would have gone on a rant about how irresponsible her stunt was.
08-13-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,171
Posted By tagaproject6

If the thief knew how much the lock cost they'd...

If the thief knew how much the lock cost they'd cut the bike and steal the lock
08-12-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,716
Posted By Troul

Unless it's enforced by the local law...

Unless it's enforced by the local law enforcement, it'll always be like that.
08-12-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,570
Posted By indyfabz

Didn't realize it was Post Like a Pirate Day. ...

Didn't realize it was Post Like a Pirate Day.

Well shiver me timbers!
08-12-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By indyfabz

Original one was introduced by Sportful in 2014....

Original one was introduced by Sportful in 2014. Don't seem to make them anymore.

Carry all that weight for more than a short distance looks miserable.
08-11-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,835
Posted By livedarklions

Hope he doesn't get all huffy about it.

Hope he doesn't get all huffy about it.
08-11-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,835
Posted By cecu

never heard of a protocol for/against removing...

never heard of a protocol for/against removing stickers...
I say, your bike, your rules..
08-10-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,776
Posted By TimothyH

The site is down. "Error establishing...

The site is down.

"Error establishing database connection."

Phrases like "Wow factor", "Loads of personality" and "Beautiful to admire" make it an opinion piece, an editorial.


-Tim-
08-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Kedosto

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD? ...

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD?


-Kedosto
08-09-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,572
Posted By Kapusta

I was going to suggest telling random strangers...

I was going to suggest telling random strangers about your marital problems, but I see you already have that covered.
08-09-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,171
Posted By seamuis

im aware that the inner size is standard, but...

im aware that the inner size is standard, but that severely limits it already, then it’s size makes it impossible to protect your wheels or even a wheel. But just think for a second, for a bike thief...
08-09-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,120
Posted By MattTheHat

Yes, now that you've fixed the link I can see the...

Yes, now that you've fixed the link I can see the pic.

That looks pretty clean, I like it. If the stuff inside bounces around you can add a small towel or something similar for packing.

-Matt
08-09-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By trailangel

Well, as I read it, your animal control can't be...

Well, as I read it, your animal control can't be bothered to answer the phone or clear their answering machine so you can leave a message. They don't respond to email. You had to actually go in...
08-05-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,508
Posted By livedarklions

The good news is that next year, after there's...

The good news is that next year, after there's been enough packing by cars, that surface is going to be great!
08-05-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,265
Posted By caloso

Shouldn’t it be 24x7x52?

Shouldn’t it be 24x7x52?
08-04-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,265
Posted By TimothyH

Ride any way you want but making an employee be...

Ride any way you want but making an employee be on-call 24x7x365 is immoral. A company which does this is abusive. I would never allow an employeer to treat me unjustly like that.

My my manager...
08-04-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,265
Posted By rydabent

Something you need to understand

Some cyclist need to understand where some of us come from and why the attitude we have. I for instance worked as a service rep on office machines. I was on call 24/7/365. It was always hurry,...
08-04-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,249
Posted By farmerjg

Oh man, stories like this really remind me how...

Oh man, stories like this really remind me how grateful I am to live in the sticks in the Midwest.
08-02-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,507
Posted By spinnaker

And the very best advice (if you have not done so...

And the very best advice (if you have not done so already). SEE YOUR DOCTOR. And tell her or him what you are planning.

I also should say congratulations on wanting to get back into shape. That is...
08-02-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,507
Posted By livedarklions

I tried going back to riding when I was very...

I tried going back to riding when I was very heavy and found it was murder. Hills especially were torture. I actually gave up, then lost a bunch of weight through diet and gym exercise. I came...
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