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Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By jfmckenna

Don't panic! --- In Virginia a...

Don't panic!


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In Virginia a bicycle is considered a vehicle and technically has the right to the full road. Within the law is a stipulation that slower vehicles have to move over for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By cubewheels

Take road lane if: >= vehicular traffic speeds...

Take road lane if: >= vehicular traffic speeds and no one behind you wanting to pass.

This is even more important if the road has no marked bike lane. Improves visibility to other motorists and...
04-05-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,030
Posted By davester

I'm a bit surprised that nobody has brought up...

I'm a bit surprised that nobody has brought up the fact that it is illegal in most states to drive or ride on a public roadway under the influence, whether that be alcohol, marijuana, or any other...
04-03-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,030
Posted By BlazingPedals

I've never ridden drunk, and I presume that...

I've never ridden drunk, and I presume that riding high would be a similar experience. If you have an abuse problem, you'd probably think it was great; normal people would not feel comfortable with...
04-03-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,030
Posted By wgscott

Shouldn't this be in the Mountain Bikes subforum?

Shouldn't this be in the Mountain Bikes subforum?
04-03-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By nomadmax

If you try hard enough, you can always meet...

If you try hard enough, you can always meet trouble halfway.
04-02-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,030
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I would recommend that you do not ride while...

I would recommend that you do not ride while high.
As others have mentioned, you probably can find a closed course or road-path-trail with no vehicle and no pedestrian traffic, but your...
03-28-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,436
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I'm a daily urban commuter in an environment...

I'm a daily urban commuter in an environment where 50mph is common on surface streets. I stand by my earlier statement.
03-28-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,436
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I recommend thicker skin.

I recommend thicker skin.
03-28-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,436
Posted By cb400bill

No gun talk on Bike Forums.

No gun talk on Bike Forums.
03-28-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,436
Posted By _ForceD_

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the...

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the motor vehicle is going to win. And the operator of the bicycle is also at the mercy of the motor vehicle, and its operator. The chance of having a...
03-27-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tyrion

Search for "Zefal Magnum 33oz"

Search for "Zefal Magnum 33oz"
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By Riveting

Amanda had a sag car following equipped with...

Amanda had a sag car following equipped with flashing rear caution lights.
Quote:
Luckily I had my awesome support duo, my dad (Ricky), and buddy Chris (Killer Miller). Without them I definitely...
03-18-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,321
Posted By BobbyG

$1.24 for two; no drilling required. ...

$1.24 for two; no drilling required.
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03-17-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Gresp15C

The University of Bath study was barely...

The University of Bath study was barely scientific. The researcher was his own test subject, and the test was never replicated. Yet it has become a "fact" that people remember and tell one another.
03-15-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By downhillmaster

I have found that motorists also pass too closely...

I have found that motorists also pass too closely when I am wearing clothes so I now ride wearing only a helmet and a Speedo :thumb:
03-14-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,567
Posted By wgscott

This clearly explains why my ceiling fan has 5...

This clearly explains why my ceiling fan has 5 blades instead of 30.
03-13-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By UniChris

That might have something to do with why they...

That might have something to do with why they don't want to follow you over a bridge at 35...
03-10-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By allepunta

it is really simple. avoid that road.

it is really simple. avoid that road.
03-09-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By dddd

I know what you mean about the weather here, I...

I know what you mean about the weather here, I got caught in a heavy hailstorm up in Christian Valley today while riding my Merckx Corsa. I should have stayed home, NOT.

I have often wondered if...
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By woodcraft

The difference between a 12 hour ride and an 16...

The difference between a 12 hour ride and an 16 hour ride is 4 hours at the end when you feel it the most,

so IMO you want the bike that allows the most aero profile without discomfort, and train...
03-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By base2

Yep. Laws are for others. Nothing new here.

Yep.
Laws are for others.
Nothing new here.
03-05-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I'm all for bike safety but, use your brain

Today I'm traveling down a street. No stop for a mile but a stop sign at every cross street where traffic can cross, every block of the residential area. I'm doing 35 which is the posted speed limit....
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

When I do really long rides, I have one consuming...

When I do really long rides, I have one consuming interest - to get my butt off the saddle as soon as possible. I ride a carbon bike, carry little with me, run a saddle that's comfortable for 18...
03-01-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Troul

rough them up & apply epoxy with a UV protection...

rough them up & apply epoxy with a UV protection coating is how I change the appearance of CF parts.
02-25-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By randyjawa

Though I am not a fan of the clamp style...

Though I am not a fan of the clamp style attachment, it does work...
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I think the OP is merely looking for a reason to...

I think the OP is merely looking for a reason to be obnoxious on the road. Cars doing the wrong thing? Avoid them, go around. People in the way on their phones? Peds have the right of way and if...
02-25-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By davester

Depends on the rack. Some older racks have an arm...

Depends on the rack. Some older racks have an arm that passes between the seatstays just above the brake bridge and clamps to the brake bolt. Most racks can be clamped to the stays with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By Ogsarg

If you have enough time to activate your horn,...

If you have enough time to activate your horn, you have more than enough time to avoid whatever danger is posed by whoever you are honking at. If you're counting on someone hearing you to be safe,...
02-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,207
Posted By indyfabz

You’re assuming people on electric bikes are...

You’re assuming people on electric bikes are substituting their rides for car use, which isn’t always correct. In fact, I know some people who make extra car trips to go to places to ride their...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By rubiksoval

Yes. Aerothan tubes. Run about $30 bucks a piece...

Yes. Aerothan tubes. Run about $30 bucks a piece and are currently a bit hard to source.

Easier to just go with latex, but if you don't want to deal with pumping everyday, the aerothan are a legit...
02-05-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,361
Posted By 05 fuji

Life is short Buy the bike

Life is short
Buy the bike
02-03-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By John E

Check out his seat post exposure on top of that....

Check out his seat post exposure on top of that. :)

I have two friends who stand 6'9". One has license plate 5 FT 21. :)
Forum: Touring
02-02-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,294
Posted By CAT7RDR

I wonder when the civil engineers will come to...

I wonder when the civil engineers will come to the conclusion it is no longer repairable and look to re-route inland?
02-01-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,339
Posted By njkayaker

The person interpreting the "wave" as "safe to...

The person interpreting the "wave" as "safe to go" is making a basic mistake.

The person waving can't make that determination for you.

People getting "creamed" after being waved on aren't...
02-01-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,339
Posted By BikeLite

catchy phrase, but probably about the least...

catchy phrase, but probably about the least common reason anyone gets hit.
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By randyjawa

The Grand Premio was the second from top of the...

The Grand Premio was the second from top of the line, for many years. They are really nice bikes, sporting great livery, good ride quality and highly collectable. I particularly like the wonderful...
01-25-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,333
Posted By wgscott

Nobody touches my bikes.

Nobody touches my bikes.
01-21-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By Wildwood

Slack. He's coming off a bicycle injury. He's...

Slack. He's coming off a bicycle injury.
He's not Spring's chicken.
He rides brifters with a flat ramp.


Besides = darn fine bike. Well done. :thumb::thumb:
01-21-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By CV-6

Okay. Looking at the full drive side shot, I can...

Okay. Looking at the full drive side shot, I can see what you are referring to. Again...nice bike.
01-21-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By noobinsf

I think it’s that the seat tube decal has wavy...

I think it’s that the seat tube decal has wavy top and bottom borders.
01-21-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By CV-6

Are my eyes failing me or is the seat tube...

Are my eyes failing me or is the seat tube crimped?

And that is a gorgeous bike. You did good.
01-21-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By noobinsf

Beautiful bike!

Beautiful bike!
01-21-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By Wildwood

Quality old school frameset with quality new...

Quality old school frameset with quality new school supple 28s make for a cloud-like ride. With the cockpit and feet made comfortable, it becomes blissful on a nice day. :thumb:


Find and repeat...
01-21-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By Velikus

That's a sweet bike. Love those brakes. Reminds...

That's a sweet bike. Love those brakes. Reminds me, I gotta get one of those leather seat bags...
01-20-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By veganbikes

There is no Competition, you won! :roflmao2:

There is no Competition, you won! :roflmao2:
01-19-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,070
Posted By nomadmax

There's a good reason why Campagnolo made this. ...

There's a good reason why Campagnolo made this.

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01-14-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,412
Posted By Oldairhead

I am waiting for "rules for bar tape" or the...

I am waiting for "rules for bar tape" or the "taping orthodoxy" posts to start.

Edit: I'm also wondering, if you do it "wrong" and it works just fine, is it still wrong?
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By juvela

----- note on saddle clip - it is...

-----

note on saddle clip -

it is possible to have a Tron et Berthet I-pattern frame saddle and yet mount it to a pillar with an integral clamp

Zeus produced a set of adaptor clamp parts to...
01-10-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By easyupbug

Your levers are Shimano M-140 / MA-100, the...

Your levers are Shimano M-140 / MA-100, the first generation of Dura Ace. Don't think you can find any stock and if you did would need $$$ but I used Cane Creek Dia-Compe Non-Aero hoods and the fit...
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