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07-11-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 22,885
Posted By cmh

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered...

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered the race in first place with enough points so that I could lose to the rider in 2nd and still win the series, but if anyone finished between us, he...
07-10-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 22,885
Posted By Yep

Back home in the states (MT) for a month from...

Back home in the states (MT) for a month from Scotland. Jumped in the Tuesday race series last night and won from a 2up breakaway. We were away for most of the race and the finish was an uphill...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,817
Posted By rumrunn6

https://youtu.be/Dj3kXXIw02s

https://youtu.be/Dj3kXXIw02s
07-02-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Gresp15C

I like any country where patching a bike tire is...

I like any country where patching a bike tire is part of police training. ;)
07-02-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Crankycrank

Easiest way to sand a seam is fold the tube so...

Easiest way to sand a seam is fold the tube so that the seam is on the fold. Makes the seam stand out and simple to sand down to match the surface.
07-02-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By rubiksoval

I'd definitely dump this coach. Probably today....

I'd definitely dump this coach. Probably today. Probably with a one-liner.
07-01-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,791
Posted By wgscott

I thought, given the circumstances, it would be...

I thought, given the circumstances, it would be more appropriate to shoot up some smack, but I kept missing the vein.
07-01-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By fietsbob

If you had a friction shift lever you just move...

If you had a friction shift lever you just move the lever to stop the scraping by fine tuning the cage position.
07-01-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By noglider

1. You are doing it wrong. 2. You should get...

1. You are doing it wrong.
2. You should get better patches and glue.
3. No, patches can last indefinitely.

Let the glue dry! Err on the side of too long. I once forgot I was in the middle of...
06-30-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,791
Posted By wgscott

I think you have to recognize that both that...

I think you have to recognize that both that thread and this were a bit tongue-in-cheek and self-deprecating. It is good not to take oneself too seriously, and not miss the inherent humor in such...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,219
Posted By alan s

You may want to read up on the subject of cancer...

You may want to read up on the subject of cancer in China. And there are plenty of articles on the extraordinarily high levels of pollution in China. Maybe you are looking at data from the 1950s, but...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,219
Posted By alan s

The countryís population is entirely responsible...

The countryís population is entirely responsible for what it is doing to the environment. Outsiders are not to blame for the problem, except to the extent that great deal of the pollution results...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,818
Posted By noglider

A couple of years ago, someone from Finland said...

A couple of years ago, someone from Finland said here on BF that club rides go out in the rain. (I guess they don't have much choice.) The club rules state that you must have fenders and that you...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,258
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I'm the opposite. I love long rides in the heat...

I'm the opposite. I love long rides in the heat of the day (in Arizona) when I have the trails to myself. :D

110F in the shade and single digit humidity.....bliss!
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,258
Posted By RonE

I live in Florida for a reason. I would take the...

I live in Florida for a reason. I would take the heat and humidity over facing a cold drenching rain any day. I typically ride in 90+ weather with high humidity a lot of the year. But for me, the...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,219
Posted By alan s

China is by far the world’s worst polluter. They...

China is by far the world’s worst polluter. They pollute as much as the rest of the world combined.
06-27-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,809
Posted By daoswald

Suspension of disbelief....

Suspension of disbelief. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suspension_of_disbelief)

Try as I might, I never can get it perfect, so I have to choose to accept that it is perfect enough; suspension of...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,258
Posted By Skipjacks

Hot sunshine. No contest. I can drink...

Hot sunshine.

No contest.

I can drink water and stay hydrated safely.

Nobody ever drowned in sweat. But people freeze to death all the time.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,818
Posted By alan s

What widespread consensus? If you ride in the...

What widespread consensus? If you ride in the rain or after it rains, especially on dirt paths, they look great, and my clothes look great. Perhaps there is a consensus among fair weather riders.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 32,935
Posted By Tundra_Man

Hello boys and girls. It's time for the week nine...

Hello boys and girls. It's time for the week nine fun-filled edition of the Tundra_Man Heart Surgery Newsletter. I hope everyone purchased their secret decoder ring to unlock the special message...
06-25-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,114
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/3626037188...

https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/362603718885_/%C2%A0Slower-Traffic-Keep-Right-Sign-Size-Options-Keep.jpg...
06-25-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,114
Posted By 350htrr

100%, it's pretty simple actually... :thumb:...

100%, it's pretty simple actually... :thumb: Instead here in N. America, it's the super athlete's numbers that seems to be the cut off point for assistance for average riders... :rolleyes:
06-25-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,739
Posted By mr_bill

This. Just this. Really. For *every*...

This. Just this. Really.

For *every* blame-the-victim thread here, this.

-mr. bill
06-25-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By Rick

I don't ride my bicycle on sidewalks public paths...

I don't ride my bicycle on sidewalks public paths etc. Citi bike threw 1000 ebikes out there and there was a brake problem. The learning curve on a first time user had to be part of the problem. I...
06-24-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,114
Posted By UniChris

Semi-motorized bikes weak enough that in typical...

Semi-motorized bikes weak enough that in typical real-world operation they fit into existing usage in a way that doesn't stick out are probably okay; those that start to change the path dynamics in a...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By noglider

Count me as another person who cares a lot about...

Count me as another person who cares a lot about beam shape. Most Americans don't care.

I have the IXON Core and that Xanes light. They both have sharp cutoff beams. I haven't compared them side...
06-24-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,114
Posted By UniChris

Yes. The problem with an analogy to cars capable...

Yes. The problem with an analogy to cars capable of illegal speeds on roadways, is that roadways are regulated by speed limit signs with well developed tradition around enforcement, "interpretation",...
06-24-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,114
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not deviating from the point at all--you were...

I'm not deviating from the point at all--you were arguing that saying it shouldn't be allowed is somehow irrational. I gave you a rational argument for making its use on the path illegal.

I...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By SylvainG

What about performance? Does it add much to the...

What about performance? Does it add much to the tire weight and rolling resistance?
06-19-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,479
Posted By PoorBob

My personal view is that in the end we are all...

My personal view is that in the end we are all out on MUP as a part of the comm***ty at large, in that comm***ty we all have to give and take. Yes the parent is responsible for the child, but no...
Forum: Northeast
06-18-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 80,959
Posted By UniChris

I resemble that remark! But worse... actually my...

I resemble that remark! But worse... actually my recollection is that I did make it up when I first checked it out a few years ago, but failed just short of the crest the other night. I'll blame less...
Forum: Northeast
06-18-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 80,959
Posted By UniChris

How will people ever climb the boat basin detour?...

How will people ever climb the boat basin detour?

My read on the text is that the city council or other applicable locality would have the option to post signs allowing it. Hopefully they could be...
Forum: Northeast
06-18-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 80,959
Posted By UniChris

It doesn't seem like under this there are very...

It doesn't seem like under this there are very many remaining distinctions in where you can use one or the other, which is one of the many mistakes in this; light pedal assist is good, but...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,995
Posted By noglider

Our space is larger than most. I keep one in the...

Our space is larger than most. I keep one in the apartment, one in the building's bike room, and two in the basement. I'm lucky to have this much space and tolerant neighbors and wife. The bikes in...
06-18-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By RobbieTunes

Itís where you add speed. EVERYONE knows...

Itís where you add speed.
EVERYONE knows that....right?
06-14-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By Maelochs

So ... the driver will think he is seeing a...

So ... the driver will think he is seeing a single gigantic vehicle and not a bunch of bikes and will be afraid to hit it?

Yeah, I bet the stats show that clearly.

Blinking headlights are...
06-14-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,114
Posted By UniChris

Indeed, I'm lucky so far this is only an issue in...

Indeed, I'm lucky so far this is only an issue in urban lanes that don't accomplish much anyway (in one uphill stretch of which the average two wheel speed is now visibly faster than the adjacent...
06-13-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,417
Posted By 2_i

In China they are all single speed and have no...

In China they are all single speed and have no lights. I noticed some electric ones, but did not try them. My good Bologna experience was with the company below. Within the basic price they provided...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,869
Posted By chas58

That is normal for a bike with rim brakes that is...

That is normal for a bike with rim brakes that is used as a commuter or in any wet condtions. The grime from the street and the brake pads gets on your wheel and then dribbles out and makes tan...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 03:50 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,869
Posted By 79pmooney

I guess I"m not a proper wheel builder. My...

I guess I"m not a proper wheel builder. My Paselas do the same thing.

Ben
06-12-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 179,305
Posted By furiousferret

Sorry TMonk, not going to happen. I have enough...

Sorry TMonk, not going to happen. I have enough bad songs that get stuck in my head. For some odd reason, a ton of them are the Bee Gees and Doobie Brothers songs, both of which I despise.



I...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,219
Posted By beachball42

When I first moved to Atlanta in the 90's the...

When I first moved to Atlanta in the 90's the traffic was almost overwhelming but after a few days driving in it I quickly figured out how to blend in and do the same illegal moves all the thousands...
06-08-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By CyclingFool95

And now its time for the groupset... ...

And now its time for the groupset...
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I bought this group as a...
06-07-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,084
Posted By BFisher

Nice Basso, OP.

Nice Basso, OP.
06-06-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,084
Posted By VtwinVince

Agreed, way too much tupperware on the roads...

Agreed, way too much tupperware on the roads these days.
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,219
Posted By cyccommute

You keep saying that. You are wrong. I suppose...

You keep saying that. You are wrong. I suppose it makes you feel better...ĒsuperiorĒ...which is okay but you are still wrong. Iíve been to many, many, many places that Iíve never been to before and...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,219
Posted By cyccommute

Cute. Strip out my name in a quote so that you...

Cute. Strip out my name in a quote so that you can say something insulting and entirely incorrect and hope that I won’t respond.

I’m not being an “embittered old man” nor do I want to be a...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-19, 04:04 PM
06-03-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,423
Posted By AnkleWork

Pick your battles [better].

Pick your battles [better].
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