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04-12-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Iride01

It's really not your problem or your wife's...

It's really not your problem or your wife's problem. To me the vehicle in front, whether that is a bike or a motor vehicle is the one that gets to do what ever they want. The vehicle behind is...
04-09-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By OneHumanPower

The goats were on hiatus for quite some time...

The goats were on hiatus for quite some time while a lawsuit by PETA was being decided. But they returned last summer! My sister worked at that restaurant while in college.
04-08-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By carlosponti

measure the rear dropout make sure its a 135mm...

measure the rear dropout make sure its a 135mm but they make prebuilt wheels for not a lot of money you can swap out for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,730
Posted By Sojodave

I was going 44mph down a descent when I saw...

I was going 44mph down a descent when I saw something in the road up ahead. The item was blocking the shoulder and it didn't occur to me to slow down because I was planning on going around the item....
04-04-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By woodcraft

Foldable trail dogs

https://cog.konaworld.com/kona-foldable-trail-dogs-available-in-web-store-now/
04-01-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,132
Posted By veganbikes

I guess nothing will convince you of anything...

I guess nothing will convince you of anything here. You seem to be skeptical. It was a winning bike made by a well known designer in the U.S. out of good quality custom designed tubing. I guess you...
04-01-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 868
Posted By mr_bill

I actually live, drive, ride and walk around...

I actually live, drive, ride and walk around heah. Somehow I've managed without the wizahd of "duh" teaching me how to survive.

BTW, around heah, usually when a drivah bothers to use the blinkah,...
03-31-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,516
Posted By Camilo

You would probably be a bit faster, but would...

You would probably be a bit faster, but would only really notice an observable difference by riding with other people you've ridden with before. If you could not keep up with them before, you will...
03-31-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,516
Posted By Phil_gretz

Of course, we're talking watts per kilogram. ...

Of course, we're talking watts per kilogram.


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Forum: Foo
03-31-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By skidder

I hope you're not expecting to ride along the...

I hope you're not expecting to ride along the California coast from Santa Cruz to Morro Bay. Hwy 1 in that area (along the coast) had a landslide not too long ago (another landslide!) that wiped...
03-31-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,516
Posted By tomato coupe

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing...

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing significantly faster?

Nothing you can buy will make you significantly faster.
03-31-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,132
Posted By 2old

I have a Manitou Markhor fork (225 plus tax...

I have a Manitou Markhor fork (225 plus tax delivered) on my 2005 SC Superlight, and so far (Christmas present) it has been flawless, but I'm a fan of 26" bikes. IMO, rebuild if it's going to be your...
03-30-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent.

Fork looks bent.
03-30-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,153
Posted By cyccommute

Why are you here? Classic and vintage covers a...

Why are you here? Classic and vintage covers a lot of bicycling. Sloping top tubes aren’t new as you, yourself, pointed out. Their modern usage goes backs to the early 90s. Other improvements in...
03-30-21, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By oneclick

Possibly yes but you may not want to, in that...

Possibly yes but you may not want to, in that those stems are cast and the bars they came with were usually soft, sometimes unsleeved.

The typical cause of your symptom is the central section of...
03-28-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By rydabent

When the cyclist goes to court, he should use...

When the cyclist goes to court, he should use that video to make a citizens arrest against the cop. He DID NOT come to a full stop at the stop sign.
Forum: Foo
03-25-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By ahsposo

I have a very vivid memory of attempting to...

I have a very vivid memory of attempting to re-seat a handlebar endcap while riding at speed by banging on it with the palm of my hand. Even though I recovered control of my bike nicely and no blood...
Forum: Foo
03-25-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By downtube42

A stubborn stem that suddenly broke free landed...

A stubborn stem that suddenly broke free landed me in the ER with a severely split lip. Large force directed toward the face is a bad idea. They were getting ready to stitch me up when a large...
03-24-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,684
Posted By cyccommute

That $130 Heavy is most definitely not nicer than...

That $130 Heavy is most definitely not nicer than your Sears Free Spirit. You paid $89 for that bike in 1973. In todays dollars, that’s about $530. A Trek FX 1...
03-22-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By csrpenfab

Take a drive out to Hemet and ride the great 21...

Take a drive out to Hemet and ride the great 21 mile gravel fire road loop around Diamond Valley Lake. Just go before May when it's suddenly uninhabitable and 110 degrees!
...
03-19-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,151
Posted By Trakhak

You've got that backwards. The recommendation by...

You've got that backwards. The recommendation by the AAA to refer to car accidents as car crashes is a very recent development and can be seen as ironic, given the historical background.

From this...
03-19-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,151
Posted By Trakhak

AAA says to call a car crash what it is, not an...

AAA says to call a car crash what it is, not an accident. (https://www.wbay.com/2021/01/07/aaa-says-call-a-car-crash-what-it-is-not-an-accident/)
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,308
Posted By DiabloScott

https://i.imgur.com/lSRTApD.gif

https://i.imgur.com/lSRTApD.gif
03-17-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,014
Posted By Riveting

Like this? I could see a definitely see a...

Like this? I could see a definitely see a backpack pannier being practical: ...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,308
Posted By indyfabz

I don’t get it. I see one particular brand of bag...

I don’t get it. I see one particular brand of bag that cannot be shipped to CA. How does that translate to “no poop bags”?
03-16-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Cycling is not permitted on any trail in LA City...

Cycling is not permitted on any trail in LA City Parks, especially Griffith Park.
03-13-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,397
Posted By SalsaShark

The bottom

The bottom
03-10-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,774
Posted By msu2001la

I usually just guzzle a Coke and attack a bag of...

I usually just guzzle a Coke and attack a bag of Doritos while sitting on a curb in front of a gas station.
Doesn't everyone do this?
Forum: Touring
03-09-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,478
Posted By mev

Worst stretch of mosquitoes, horseflies, biting...

Worst stretch of mosquitoes, horseflies, biting flies, etc. I've encountered was in the West Siberian plain, between the Ural Mountains and Lake Baikal. Essentially five weeks where except for large...
03-06-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By bocobiking

I've recorded the route and miles--and usually a...

I've recorded the route and miles--and usually a note or 2-- for every ride since January 1, 1982. Since that day, I've ridden 146,260 miles. I really enjoy this tracking; I like looking back at all...
03-06-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By walnutz

In this thread: “You enjoy cycling differently...

In this thread: “You enjoy cycling differently than I do and this frightens and confuses me and I need to tell you why you are wrong”

Edit: Feel free to substitute “this thread” for “BikeForums”
03-06-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By GlennR

I turn it on, I press start and it runs. When i'm...

I turn it on, I press start and it runs. When i'm finished I press stop, it uploads automatically and I turn it off.

Unless someone else did the painting you have to open the can, put paint on the...
03-06-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By 10 Wheels

She made the 100 riding for her Diabetic Dad. ...

She made the 100 riding for her Diabetic Dad.
It was The First Time she ever rode a 100 Miles.
03-06-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By Outrider1

So you started a thread about apathy? Must be a...

So you started a thread about apathy? Must be a sub category for that.:D​​​​​​
03-06-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I think this is rather cool. Garmin Connect...

I think this is rather cool. Garmin Connect tracking mileage and showing graphs and trends in the reports section. How one does not find this to be entertaining of their own mileage, puzzles me.

...
03-05-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By walnutz

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)
03-05-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By GlennR

Get a bike computer and it does all the work.

Get a bike computer and it does all the work.
03-02-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,788
Posted By chaadster

There are different types of questions mixed up...

There are different types of questions mixed up here, starting with the OP and carrying through to responses. We’ve established that there is German cycling tradition, that there are German high-end...
03-01-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,788
Posted By vane171

This has to do with the bicycle sport as such in...

This has to do with the bicycle sport as such in the respective countries. If you look at the history of the sport, in movie documentaries, magazines, newspaper coverage of races, Germany simply...
03-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By Snotrub

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience...

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience the dreaded fall over at a stop sign/light in front of EVERYONE. Anyone that has switched to clipless pedals has done it. Once done, you have...
02-26-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 67,525
Posted By trekmogul

Hi there, Well there was about 90 entries and I...

Hi there, Well there was about 90 entries and I was 23 years older then the next oldest guy and did manage to get 12th with a average speed of 20.6 and that was all I had in the tank. Temps early am...
02-25-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Get one of these :) seriously -- It's a great...

Get one of these :) seriously -- It's a great bike to ride and the increased weight will give you more of a workout + you can probably find one cheap

Schwinn Continental or Varsity...
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By ahsposo

I'm a big fan of him too. He was probably too...

I'm a big fan of him too. He was probably too moral and principled to ever make to Washington, but he did and was tested there. Some might say he failed but as far as I can tell he came through with...
02-24-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By DorkDisk

On the early 90's steel models, the standard...

On the early 90's steel models, the standard rigid models were 1", the FS with suspension were 1-1/8"
02-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,811
Posted By KPREN

Pop N Woods, interestingly I played around with a...

Pop N Woods, interestingly I played around with a tuck road bike and the BBSHD and the BBSO2. I can get more sustained power out of them than my fat biike. Due to the fact that I can get more wind...
02-23-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By Clang

There is no down tube. I think what you're seeing...

There is no down tube. I think what you're seeing is the back of the front fender.
02-22-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,859
Posted By MNHarv

Excellent Post!!! As a former motorcyclist...

Excellent Post!!!

As a former motorcyclist it was well known to my group of riding friends that concentration was a huge factor regarding whether you had a great ride or you didn't. Growing up in...
02-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By indyfabz

Death Rides a Pale Cow. R.I.P. Dave Blood. I saw...

Death Rides a Pale Cow. R.I.P. Dave Blood. I saw them play at a frat before they released their first album in ‘85.

Saw Electric Love Muffin at the same frat and some DJ named Jazzy Jeff (before...
02-17-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,347
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

I don't do any of this to make $$, but rather to...

I don't do any of this to make $$, but rather to spread the love or enthusiasm. Usually it takes the form of helping a friend or family member get into cycling. They will ask "What bike should I...
02-16-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 979
Posted By conspiratemus1

The Third World is perfectly aware of how...

The Third World is perfectly aware of how miserable the human body is at power generation. All Old World civilizations used draft animals and New World aboriginals, who didn’t, were delighted to...
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