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Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 666
Posted By cxwrench

In that case the mechanics section shouldn't...

In that case the mechanics section shouldn't exist...get rid of it. If it is there we should use it properly...right? It's there for a reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By veganbikes

I am confused what exactly is your question?...

I am confused what exactly is your question? Maybe calm down a bit re-read what you wrote and compile it into something more understandable.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,737
Posted By Eric F

You need to use your little ring, like Dave did...

You need to use your little ring, like Dave did in Breaking Away when he was drafting behind the semi. ;)



I don't have that issue. I love that zone of concentration, and the mental exercise...
04-05-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,880
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Is that where you just posted from? I wondered...

Is that where you just posted from? I wondered why this whole thread stinks...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,737
Posted By WhyFi

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls...

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls of copper, get aero and let it happen.
04-03-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By indyfabz

Sounds like an episode of Seinfeld. :D

Sounds like an episode of Seinfeld. :D
03-25-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,085
Posted By mercator

Please show an example of a road sign indicating...

Please show an example of a road sign indicating slope in degrees.
03-25-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,678
Posted By Iride01

I'm really impressed you stuck it out this long...

I'm really impressed you stuck it out this long with the abuse you are getting. Just learn to ignore all the "common sense" stuff that some think applies globally to everyone. I even had to refrain...
03-25-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,085
Posted By msu2001la

You could use an online calculator and plug in...

You could use an online calculator and plug in values for typical gradients that we encounter as cyclists.
https://www.calcunation.com/calculator/degrees-to-percent.php

1 degree = 1.8%
2 degrees...
03-25-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By caloso

I can’t imagine anything less comfortable than...

I can’t imagine anything less comfortable than jeans, cover or not. Consider wearing something else that doesn’t have a huge knot of seams against your bits.
03-24-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,443
Posted By Wattsup

Last year.....pulled the bike out of the garage,...

Last year.....pulled the bike out of the garage, hopped on and wheeled out of the driveway and headed down the street, tried to shift, seemed to easy, looked down.....no chain!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By WhyFi

:foo: Why the seemingly unprovoked bike hate? Can...

:foo: Why the seemingly unprovoked bike hate? Can y'all show me, on this doll, where Specialized touched you?
03-23-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,678
Posted By Barry2

I'll take a stab at explaining why you wont find...

I'll take a stab at explaining why you wont find a fix here at Bike Forums for this particular question.

When a bike takes an impact to the front, a few of things can happen, and the're all bad.
...
03-18-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,874
Posted By BlazingPedals

If she's on the sidewalk, then she's not in the...

If she's on the sidewalk, then she's not in the road, and which side she's on doesn't matter. Almost by definition, sidewalks aren't directional.
03-17-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By Koyote

So, people are trying to help you, and ask for...

So, people are trying to help you, and ask for clearer pics...and you post pics in which the bed in the background is in sharp focus and the bike is blurry.

You're making this difficult.
03-17-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,868
Posted By Thomas15

I have done only one (1) 20 mile ride in the last...

I have done only one (1) 20 mile ride in the last month. At a point about 4 weeks ago I was doing some big hills, making it but really not with the normal energy level. I decided to take a week off...
03-17-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 477
Posted By downhillmaster

Are you not moving other valuable items and...

Are you not moving other valuable items and personal heirlooms?
What are you doing with them and why would the bikes be any different?
03-15-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,453
Posted By Charliekeet

Recent threads like: Will my bike always be a...

Recent threads like:
Will my bike always be a beginners' bike?
Does my bike make me a pariah?
Do I really have to spend a lot on my bike?
Are they all gonna laugh at me? etc etc...

OK, so my...
03-15-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,453
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

find a new club

find a new club
03-15-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,718
Posted By Troul

but then the inner voices are hard to hear.

but then the inner voices are hard to hear.
03-15-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,718
Posted By hazetguy

will someone PLEASE start a new chain lube...

will someone PLEASE start a new chain lube thread????
03-15-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,853
Posted By Danhedonia

Thanks - truly appreciate it. You're right - I...

Thanks - truly appreciate it. You're right - I should be grateful instead of resentful. I wondered why I felt so salty, and went back and just really didn't like the first email. The rest is me...
03-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By GlennR

This time a crash was a good thing.

Driving home on Merrick Road, State Rt 27A with 2 lanes each way, and I noticed a young girl, maybe 6 or 7 on the side walk of a side road speeding to the intersection... followed by her dad running...
03-14-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,673
Posted By Iride01

Does it bother you that you're getting stuff out...

Does it bother you that you're getting stuff out of your body that you don't have a use for? If I only crap once a day, I'm happy. If I crap multiple times a day, I'm even happier.

Exercise and...
03-14-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By philbob57

I'd take the nut and bolt to a local hardware...

I'd take the nut and bolt to a local hardware store or LBS to find the proper nut. You'd probably spend less $ and perhaps less time, assuming you're close to a good store
03-13-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By Bassmanbob

I started in 2014 with 2 miles a day. I felt...

I started in 2014 with 2 miles a day. I felt comfortable riding 3 miles about three weeks later. 3 became 5,6,9 and then a jump to 15 by two months. I did a 27 event by six months, half century on my...
03-13-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By _ForceD_

WHAT? Five-hundred miles a week is a ridiculous...

WHAT? Five-hundred miles a week is a ridiculous recommendation for this case. Yes, see a cardiologist. Yes begin slowly and increase sensibly. But you do NOT have to be able to ride 500 miles per...
03-13-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,673
Posted By eaglesandcycling

i poop all the time and im in my mid 40s

i poop all the time and im in my mid 40s
03-12-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By cybirr

Amateurs... both of you.

Amateurs... both of you.
03-11-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By dsbrantjr

"ShenZhenShiShiLiLanTianKeJiYouXianGongSi" (...

"ShenZhenShiShiLiLanTianKeJiYouXianGongSi" ( really, copied from Amazon listing) certainly sounds like a well-established, reputable firm.
03-06-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 961
Posted By veganbikes

Not all are Bell and Wally-mart Bell and bike...

Not all are Bell and Wally-mart Bell and bike shop Bell are of a different quality level. However yes Bell makes fine helmets.

My dislike for Wally-mart is vast but mostly has to do with massive...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By WhyFi

My opinion: talk to your doctor.

My opinion: talk to your doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By Iride01

I do. I've been all over the USA by land and...

I do. I've been all over the USA by land and air. I'll look at a map before I go and that's usually good enough. I've never needed the reassurance of a route to make me take a road I've never...
03-06-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Camilo

Like I mentioned above, whenever you need to do...

Like I mentioned above, whenever you need to do something on a bike that you haven't done before or haven't done in a while, just take a look at YouTube. In the old days it was just looking at a...
03-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,493
Posted By GlennR

Opps... should be 6 years. BTW, i am 65. ...

Opps... should be 6 years. BTW, i am 65.

https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/birthday_ride.jpg
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,063
Posted By Wildwood

Being Boomer patriotic, this has to be in the top...

Being Boomer patriotic, this has to be in the top 40 Shorty.

Jimi Hendrix The Star Spangled Banner American Anthem Live at Woodstock 1969 - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By indyfabz

“It shrinks?”

“It shrinks?”
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By Koyote

"Shrinkage! There was shrinkage!"

"Shrinkage! There was shrinkage!"
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By MoAlpha

Good lord! There are terrible things happening...

Good lord! There are terrible things happening out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By Koyote

This thread has real potential.

This thread has real potential.
03-01-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 866
Posted By cb400bill

Folks, if you can't offer friendly helpful advice...

Folks, if you can't offer friendly helpful advice in a thread, simply move on to another thread.
02-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The best part about indoor cycling is that when...

The best part about indoor cycling is that when you skip an indoor session due to weather it’s because the weather was too good to stay inside.
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,335
Posted By joeruge

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a...

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a second....Yes.
02-22-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,039
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. It was done wrong back...

Welcome to the forum. It was done wrong back then, should have been forced on us and discarded the old. The funny thing about that time was that the soda industry introduced half gallon bottles of...
02-21-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,632
Posted By Danhedonia

Also want to stress that pets and children and...

Also want to stress that pets and children and trainers don't mix well. I hope (pray) no one here is as stupid as some of the folks on ******, but there are some very unhappy posts there about...
02-21-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 751
Posted By 10 Wheels

Or buy some of these. bike jersey photo with...

Or buy some of these.

bike jersey photo with a banana on it.com - Google Search...
02-21-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 751
Posted By Walkerportis

i once witnessed someone slip and fall on a...

i once witnessed someone slip and fall on a banana peel.
02-13-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,248
Posted By tomato coupe

You don't have show receipts -- we all believe...

You don't have show receipts -- we all believe you.
02-13-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By doldonics

Kickr Core Vibration - check axial play. Mine was not the bearings

Kickr Vibration issue not the bearings in my case - but solved

As with everyone else that appears to have vibration issues with their kickr, I replaced the bearings on the flywheel. The vibration...
02-13-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,143
Posted By doldonics

Kickr Vibration issue not the bearings in my case - but solved

As with everyone else that appears to have vibration issues with their kickr core, I replaced the bearings on the flywheel. The vibration went away for about 4 rides, then started coming back. So I...
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