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04-12-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, if you’re too old at 49, then I’m dead at...

Well, if you’re too old at 49, then I’m dead at 74. I would definitely go lower on the gearing, though, maybe an 18T freewheel. At your weight, those 23mm wide tires are way to skinny. I’d suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,489
Posted By seymour1910

Eric, I agree with the points you've made and yes...

Eric, I agree with the points you've made and yes it's silly to suggest carbon as a material will just fail as one is riding along. I do feel a lot of people in the thread are not making an...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,489
Posted By BillyD

You summarized the situation neatly in post #104,...

You summarized the situation neatly in post #104, above. We will grant you that freedom of speech, you have every right to have your fears and to hold your position. All that is fine, and all that is...
04-10-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,263
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Looks like the stamper got a little too close to...

Looks like the stamper got a little too close to the next ring. Inverted stamped tooth profile is obvious.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,489
Posted By downhillmaster

You left out the most important part. What...

You left out the most important part.
What does the bat weigh?
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By bikemig

I wouldn't waste my time with that seller. A...

I wouldn't waste my time with that seller. A seller who starts off in crazy town on the price is unlikely to budge. This level of Schwinn bike will show up at a reasonable price sooner rather than...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,149,796
Posted By 4130NewJersey

My old standby.....the Raleigh Clubman. The only...

My old standby.....the Raleigh Clubman. The only thing remaining from when it was stock is the frame, fork and seatpost....
Forum: Foo
03-31-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By roundypndr

Don't forget about Trunk Monkey........... ...

Don't forget about Trunk Monkey...........


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7Vk6zXjen8
03-31-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,516
Posted By HerrKaLeun

You said you are training. So do you want to...

You said you are training. So do you want to train less with a lighter bike?
Do you also buy light weight dumbbells?
I heard they make CF dumbbells now....
03-29-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,510
Posted By Korina

I found my first ever purple bike at a pawn shop....

I found my first ever purple bike at a pawn shop. Being an aficionado of alliteration, by the time I left the shop she was Pretty Purple Princess Penelope, or the Princess. Not a delicate Disney...
03-29-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,162
Posted By Sy Reene

Heavier bikes are not only faster, but you get a...

Heavier bikes are not only faster, but you get a better workout. :innocent:
03-27-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,510
Posted By 79pmooney

I don't name my bikes. But twice I've realized...

I don't name my bikes. But twice I've realized that this bike had a name. Year two of riding my Peter Mooney I was riding and it just came to me that the bike was named Pete. Not Peter like the...
03-27-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,510
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve been through the desert on a bike with no...

Iíve been through the desert on a bike with no name.
03-26-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,510
Posted By biker in japan

Do you give a name to your bike?

As a child I named my bike : nellie bell

My recent bike that has been with me for 2 years, when I bought it I named it again after my childhood bike " nellie bell ", I guess the reason why I did...
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By base2

I should've kept that hard-drive from 2009. ...

I should've kept that hard-drive from 2009.
Honestly, I've forgotten about it.
Tulips, anyone?

Base2

Here's some fun reading: Blockchain good. Bitcoin, meh....
Forum: Foo
03-25-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By J.Higgins

Wrenching bikes is work. Work and beers do not...

Wrenching bikes is work. Work and beers do not mix (for me). The only thing that I actually have the wherewithal to do after a few beers is to drag brush and add wood to the fire. That's about it....
03-21-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,359
Posted By jma1st3r

EDITED. Its all up to your pelvic position....

EDITED.

Its all up to your pelvic position. I use a level to fast track.

But, you do you. Whatever is comfy.
...
03-19-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,152
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, 07:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,152
Posted By indyfabz

No. Same way Tiger Woods' car accident doesn't...

No. Same way Tiger Woods' car accident doesn't make me nervous to drive. Buck up, buttercup.
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,152
Posted By Greiselman

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally...

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally anyone... he just happens to be famous.

I do, however, think it's long past time to stop calling crashes like this "accidents".
03-08-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By dabac

Iím rarely entirely content with a 3-speed, even...

Iím rarely entirely content with a 3-speed, even on the flat.
Iím so used to be able to find that sweet spot where the legs are simply humming along, and 3-speeds seem not to hit that very often. ...
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By canklecat

I had just joined the Navy when Carter was...

I had just joined the Navy when Carter was campaigning for president and wasn't surprised to see him win, as the nation was exhausted from seemingly endless wars and political corruption punctuated...
02-25-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,484
Posted By Pinelander

Hold your line and look like you know what you're...

Hold your line and look like you know what you're doing. I also always use front and rear lights during the day. Also, I like to acknowledge drivers with a wave or nod when appropriate. I'm...
02-24-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,105
Posted By BobbyG

Mars Cycles Custom Hand-built Steel Frame...

Mars Cycles Custom Hand-built Steel Frame Bicycles About ? Mars Cycles (http://www.marscycles.com/about)
02-23-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,335
Posted By badger1

Is there a relationship between the two?

Is there a relationship between the two?
02-23-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,455
Posted By Helldorado

$4k submitted to World Bicycle Relief - good...

$4k submitted to World Bicycle Relief - good suggestion and a worthy cause, thanks.
Attempted $4k deposit to your PayPal account but received error message: "Sorry, that account has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By mstateglfr

If I wore that to go on a road ride, I would have...

If I wore that to go on a road ride, I would have to kick my own ass.


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/506x421/eejuc0vwsae3iux_4dc321ebc90431e7898b7b0d8b7954aaabb538a4.jpg...
02-22-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,484
Posted By caloso

I never ride in the door zone, no matter where...

I never ride in the door zone, no matter where they paint the bike lane line.
02-22-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,484
Posted By masonv45

Never ride close to the line on the side of the...

Never ride close to the line on the side of the road. It "encourages" vehicles behind you to attempt to squeeze by without going into the opposing lane to pass.

Ride far enough away that a car...
02-22-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,230
Posted By shelbyfv

Well lookie here:foo:...

Well lookie here:foo: https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By skijor

Kale bike frames. Hey, it's been done with...

Kale bike frames. Hey, it's been done with bamboo. When you're done riding it, toss it in the blender for a smoothie.
02-22-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,211
Posted By jadocs

Just ride it on good days, that's what I do.

Just ride it on good days, that's what I do.
02-20-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,323
Posted By chaadster

I rode the velodrome today...

I finally made the time to hit the Detroit Lexus Velodrome today for the beginner 101 and 201 classes, and I just gotta say, I used some muscle groups I donít usually use! It was very stressful for...
02-20-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210220_145402_113defd345820798088297e6bd3f524d479652eb.jpg
Sneak peak
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gju8o4LS2iQ
...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,667
Posted By genec

I actually did something like that... to "the...

I actually did something like that... to "the Bobs." Not exactly the full "Peter," mind you.

I was a good week or more away from finishing a project... and a director called me into a meeting...
02-18-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,109
Posted By shelbyfv

Break down your cardboard Amazon boxes, lay out a...

Break down your cardboard Amazon boxes, lay out a couple when you get messy then trash them.
02-17-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,965
Posted By Toadmeister

Probably because you needed 401 miles to break it...

Probably because you needed 401 miles to break it in ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,316
Posted By Kapusta

Those would be all the asploding CF frames.

Those would be all the asploding CF frames.
Replies: 942
Views: 292,935
Posted By 10 Wheels

Completed 500 Miles at The Indy Motor Speedway...

Completed 500 Miles at The Indy Motor Speedway Track
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1274/indy_2012_9c8caf1ef08fae117439642ae04e82a59574ddbd.jpg
02-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By phughes

I'd go with something like this. ...

I'd go with something like this.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1144/bike_modify_950047705dc14a05a3fc7f55377a950b153c7367.jpg
02-02-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,048
Posted By mirfi

I am 65, (numerous health issues), I love...

I am 65, (numerous health issues), I love shoveling snow I guess because of my ADD/OCD.

I will shovel for hours and have no problem shoveling the entire street. Yeah, I'm that guy.

It's all...
01-30-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,539
Posted By jonwvara

Too many bikes: there are reasons

I have eight bikes, or maybe nine. That's a pretty moderate number, by the standards of this forum, but it's three or four more than I really want or need.
I've known that for years that I should...
01-28-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,350
Posted By chaadster

it’s totally skeezy...completely unethical. If...

it’s totally skeezy...completely unethical. If someone needs laws to have teeth to make them compliant, that’s skeezy, too. “No cop, no stop,” is that how we should roll?

I have no problem with...
01-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By mrv

- oh man, I'm not sure telling a stressed out...

- oh man, I'm not sure telling a stressed out person not to stress out helps relieve stress. Maybe something like - "the fear of failure in public is totally normal." - i dunno, i tend not to be...
01-24-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,152
Posted By drlogik

In the simplest terms to me, what makes a great...

In the simplest terms to me, what makes a great bike mechanic is sufficient experience and be very "mechanically-inclined" to know how to fix something even if the mechanic hasn't fixed that...
01-22-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 681,499
Posted By OldsCOOL

Just finished this 1971 Raleigh Super Course....

Just finished this 1971 Raleigh Super Course. Total restore with upgrades. Classy old bike.

...
01-16-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,545
Posted By SurferRosa

Disagree! :lol: :thumb: ...

Disagree! :lol: :thumb:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5592/14849310652_7514319323_b.jpg.
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,561
Posted By HD3andMe

Fox "news" is a terrible drug.

Fox "news" is a terrible drug.
01-16-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,715
Posted By rydabent

Absolutely. And I would continue that to...

Absolutely.

And I would continue that to acting old. At 82 I would be deluding myself if I didnt admit that I have a few aches and pains of old age. OTOH I try to ignore them the best that I can...
01-14-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By veganbikes

I would send it back unless the seller was clear...

I would send it back unless the seller was clear they were different lengths. I would NOT ride those unless your fitter has suggested that will solve problems for you otherwise it is bound to create...
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