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04-08-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,740
Posted By kingston

I have been using compass/RH tires for a long...

I have been using compass/RH tires for a long time, I'd guess 8 or 9 seasons maybe, If you're going with a fat tire, they are hands down the best. I have bikes with a lot of different tire widths and...
04-07-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,688
Posted By downhillmaster

No matter how you slice it, his so-called bike...

No matter how you slice it, his so-called bike ride was a complete publicity stunt.
Let’s call a spade a spade.
Forum: Great Lakes
04-06-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By detroitjim

Joe Louis Greenway groundbreaking planned for...

Joe Louis Greenway groundbreaking planned for mid-spring 2021, Detroit to release framework planDetroit Chief Parks Planner Meagan Elliott expects the city to break ground on the first phase of its...
04-05-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By Bikesarecool21

Yes but I was to lazy to read them

Yes but I was to lazy to read them
04-05-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,688
Posted By rydabent

Quoting that source impresses no one. Look at...

Quoting that source impresses no one. Look at the pictures.
04-03-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,688
Posted By rydabent

Facebook has now publish a picture of him...

Facebook has now publish a picture of him unloading his bike from a huge SUV a short distance from the Capitol. All is not what it seems.
03-24-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,684
Posted By Pop N Wood

Why is it people who turn everything into some...

Why is it people who turn everything into some sort of "inequality" or racial issue are so far removed from reality?

So he wants a new, NOT used, inexpensive bike, with high quality parts, made in...
03-23-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,473
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

For casual rides, I switched to a handlebar bag....

For casual rides, I switched to a handlebar bag. No shirt pockets needed.
03-23-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,152
Posted By shelbyfv

:thumb::beer:

:thumb::beer:
03-09-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,493
Posted By acole3

As of today 200,594. Titanium frame, carbon...

As of today 200,594. Titanium frame, carbon fork, Ultegra brakes, and seat the same, everything else has been replaced at least once.
03-08-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,493
Posted By Koyote

Have you tasted Michelob Ultra?

Have you tasted Michelob Ultra?
03-07-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By downtube42

The history of the ACP, with the passionate...

The history of the ACP, with the passionate contention argument of audax vs Allure Libre, definitely comes to mind with threads like these. They inevitability become arguments about the right way to...
02-24-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By ExPatTyke

This is my Premiére - it's a 1986 bike. Bottom...

This is my Premiére - it's a 1986 bike. Bottom bracket and headset are British threaded, and I've expanded the rear dropouts to 130mm.

It's fitted with a Chorus chainset, Tiagra 9 speed brifters,...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,420
Posted By pdlamb

In a similar discussion a while back, someone...

In a similar discussion a while back, someone suggested Leadville to Canon City, CO. Follow the Arkansas River downhill and downstream, there's only one significant uphill to go around Royal Gorge...
02-09-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By Troul

everything.

everything.
02-09-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By rydabent

It is only going to get up to 0 here Sat. Sure...

It is only going to get up to 0 here Sat. Sure could use some of the global warming some people talk about all the time. :)
01-28-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,463
Posted By Ghazmh

I get tired of the same people asking me if I...

I get tired of the same people asking me if I still ride a bike on the road, when I reply “yes! In fact I rode 60 miles this morning” they proceed to say “your crazy.”
01-28-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,463
Posted By Happy Feet

I get tired of people telling me what I did over...

I get tired of people telling me what I did over the weekend.

It's embarrassing :(
01-16-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,134
Posted By rydabent

Todays youngsters probably doomed to die with fat...

Todays youngsters probably doomed to die with fat butts, head bent forward, and huge thumbs, from being on their smart phones so much. :)
01-14-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,545
Posted By 79pmooney

Funny story - day two, my first Cycle Oregon. ...

Funny story - day two, my first Cycle Oregon. Was riding along a river bordering bike path with a young woman I'd towed into the wind for miles earlier. Suddenly my seatpost clamp broke and the...
01-14-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,715
Posted By 10 Wheels

Looken Good at 70 ...

Looken Good at 70
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01-10-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,143
Posted By rydabent

Poverty is no excuse to commit a crime. Further I...

Poverty is no excuse to commit a crime. Further I cant believe that 95% of criminals have mental problems. They are just lazy fools that want something for nothing.

I grew up the son of a poor...
01-06-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,715
Posted By downtube42

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm...

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm as old as I am.

I have a hard time relating to people my age, don't do most of the things people my age do, don't look how most people my age...
12-31-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,143
Posted By freeranger

I remember, several years ago, while riding a...

I remember, several years ago, while riding a rail-trail (ironically-in PA), my wife and I noticed 2 males on bikes which didn't fit them at all, riding a short distance behind, but not overtaking,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's a terrible shame what happened to that bike....

It's a terrible shame what happened to that bike. :innocent:
12-19-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By rsbob

Could be worse than all that. It could have been...

Could be worse than all that. It could have been the hipster man-bun.
12-17-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,573
Posted By Koyote

I rode this past Sunday - it was 36 degrees and...

I rode this past Sunday - it was 36 degrees and raining. I think you need to HTFU.

Also, you haven't told us what you are wearing. What layers, what are they made of, do you have a vest or jacket,...
12-13-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,436
Posted By DrIsotope

For me, any indoor ride longer than ~45 minutes...

For me, any indoor ride longer than ~45 minutes is soul-crushing. And that's with Zwift involved. Staring into space while trying to maintain a set power/cadence is just masochistic.

I did a...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-13-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By cat0020

IMO, human powered vehicle records should be...

IMO, human powered vehicle records should be powered solely by human power to travel; not following a motorized vehicle getting the aerodynamic benefit to make traveling forward easier.
Sure...
12-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,860
Posted By atwl77

3.141592654

3.141592654
12-06-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,810
Posted By Gresp15C

Cycling. Seriously, I ride because I love...

Cycling.

Seriously, I ride because I love cycling. I love riding bikes and tinkering with them.
11-28-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,979
Posted By bargo68

1975 Peugeot PR 10 ...

1975 Peugeot PR 10

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11-28-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,979
Posted By 257 roberts

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2008 Trek police bike
11-24-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By wolfchild

Kenda Nevegal have very high rolling resistance...

Kenda Nevegal have very high rolling resistance are very slow and sluggish.
11-23-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,579
Posted By chaadster

All of my current bikes are listed on the left...

All of my current bikes are listed on the left there, <<<< under my user name. I'm at 10 right now, but have the vintage Motobecane on CL, so I'm hoping to drop to 9 soon. I should sell the DeKerf,...
11-22-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,168
Posted By RobbieTunes

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11-22-20, 02:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,168
Posted By Andy_K

Perhaps it's a commentary on my skill as a...

Perhaps it's a commentary on my skill as a photographer, but despite having ridden in some breathtakingly beautiful places, the only ones I could find that seemed worthy of this thread were from...
11-22-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,168
Posted By Cheseldine

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Also on Going to the Sun Road, about an hour from my house.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 440,289
Posted By ooga-booga

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viejas grade near alpine, ca
11-11-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By athix

I like to have music playing through the speaker...

I like to have music playing through the speaker on my cell phone mounted on my bike. It sounds like my music background is similar to yours, but I have quite wide-ranging tastes. I also find EDM...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 440,289
Posted By Lemond1985

Hwy 155 east, toward Glennville, earlier today...

Hwy 155 east, toward Glennville, earlier today after some mountain snow.

...
11-09-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By kcdoug

This is not a direct answer to your question, but...

This is not a direct answer to your question, but lately I've been reading "The Masked Rider" by Neil Peart, the former (and deceased) drummer of Rush. It chronicles his cycling through the county of...
11-08-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By SVTNate

I almost always listen to music when I ride,...

I almost always listen to music when I ride, because I mostly ride on a MUP with no traffic. Still call out passes, and stay in my lane so people behind me (who I don't know are coming) can safely...
11-06-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By Phil_gretz

Why wouldn't you try the MicroShift R9 series...

Why wouldn't you try the MicroShift R9 series instead? I've used them on several builds. They're quite nice. PG
11-05-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By Random11

I don't listen to music when I'm riding. But...

I don't listen to music when I'm riding. But recently my wife has been taking care of our three month old granddaughter while my son and daughter-in-law are working. The baby has a swing that plays...
11-04-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By GlennR

You need situational awareness.. whatever works....

You need situational awareness.. whatever works. But you can be totally disconnected from the world around you.
11-04-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By spelger

can't listen while riding but do while on the...

can't listen while riding but do while on the trainer. and yeah, i get the kpop stuff, my kids liked it a couple of years ago. its the beat that keeps me going. sometimes my cadence matches the beat...
11-04-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,125
Posted By Cmichini

I play music via my cell phone's speakers...

I play music via my cell phone's speakers (mounted to my handle bars), typically streaming Sirius XM radio, most often the 70's/80's pop station.
The music is reminiscent of my youth, with a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,630
Posted By Bobsled

I know I'm late to the party, but, like...

I know I'm late to the party, but, like everything else, demand exceeded supply.

By the way, you should try rollers instead of trainers.
10-25-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,533
Posted By spelger

Reached my goal for the year

And its not even November. On yesterday's ride i reached my goal for the year. last year i rode 2013 miles. i set a goal of an average of 100 mi/week for 2020. yesterday i reached 5216 miles. very...
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