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08-18-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,862
Posted By Shimagnolo

Another reason not to cross the centerline:...

Another reason not to cross the centerline: Traffic paint does not provide the traction of bare asphalt.
And the newer the paint is, the slicker it is.
I learned that the hard way on a...
08-18-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,862
Posted By Spoonrobot

Here's the thing with descending: 1....

Here's the thing with descending:

1. Everything happens faster than you expect.

2. You never have the visibility you think you do.

Of the ways recreational cyclists die, crossing the center...
08-18-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,862
Posted By Daniel4

So he had visibility and saw someone in front,...

So he had visibility and saw someone in front, it's ok to cross to the other side and endanger someone in the case of someone losing control?
08-18-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,862
Posted By shelbyfv

Pretty sure a cyclist shouldn't cross the center...

Pretty sure a cyclist shouldn't cross the center line, same as a car. A friend did that in a moment of inattention. He took the mirror off an oncoming pickup. He was seriously injured and had to...
08-03-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,764
Posted By Brocephus

I haven't sifted through the whole thread, so i...

I haven't sifted through the whole thread, so i don't know if this has been mentioned, but some very common things I see inexperienced riders do, that slows them down and takes some of the fun out,...
07-27-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,429
Posted By practical

Besides being boring to watch, the idea of...

Besides being boring to watch, the idea of bicycling as a competitive sport has waned. Bicycling instead is a personal fitness, play, commuter, whatever activity and no one needs to compete against...
07-27-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,429
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've always felt that bicycling was a personal...

I've always felt that bicycling was a personal endeavor. I just don't see it as a spectator sport.
07-27-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,429
Posted By ironwood

"Intelligentsia Cup"? The name is enough to turn...

"Intelligentsia Cup"? The name is enough to turn off most people, including intelligent people.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,515
Posted By WhyFi

One of my concerns with regards to this is the...

One of my concerns with regards to this is the unearned speed thing. Not in the sense that they don't deserve to go that fast, but in that it didn't take them time to get that fit to go that fast;...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By DrIsotope

Do you want new wheels? Buy 'em. Want > need,...

Do you want new wheels? Buy 'em. Want > need, man. We don't need any of this stuff.

But be aware that if you're buying new wheels in the hopes of suddenly getting faster, that's not gonna...
06-09-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By phtomita

Yesterday moved the cable to the inside of the...

Yesterday moved the cable to the inside of the bolt and although it is just some mm, the angle looks much better now when the chain is at the smallest cog.
And now I can shift without problem to the...
06-09-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,661
Posted By Maelochs

You get assurance that the components which are...

You get assurance that the components which are on the bike work as intended ... not something Walmart would guarantee.

In which case, tell the staff to eat each other and go to a good bike shop....
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