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04-08-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 555
Posted By wolfchild

How can anybody recommend a proper saddle when OP...

How can anybody recommend a proper saddle when OP hasn't even told us or posted a picture of what type of bike he/she is riding ??. We need to know the geometry of the bike and a riding position...
04-07-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By wolfchild

Price gouging only applies to essential items...

Price gouging only applies to essential items such as food, sanitation supplies, medicines, cleaning supplies and personal protective items such as respirators...Rapha bibs or campy group set or...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By wolfchild

It's not silly, it a necessity for some...

It's not silly, it a necessity for some people....MTBs are designed for off road use and they need to have very low gears, just like Jeeps have low range transfer case for off road use.
04-05-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By wolfchild

Guinness

Guinness
03-28-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,166
Posted By wolfchild

Both of you were in the wrong...She was wrong for...

Both of you were in the wrong...She was wrong for calling you out for breaking the traffic law and you were wrong for getting offended and upset when she told you that you broke the law. The worse...
03-28-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,166
Posted By wolfchild

I don't think civilians should be calling out...

I don't think civilians should be calling out people for breaking traffic laws, unless that particular law breaker has directly put you in danger at the time when they were breaking the law... I roll...
03-28-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,496
Posted By wolfchild

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics...

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics and speed and how it effects germ dispersal...Just do yourself and everyone else a favour and ride solo, until this virus thing has been stabilized and...
03-25-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By wolfchild

Our country is also under state of emergency but...

Our country is also under state of emergency but our government made it very clear that people are allowed to leave their homes and go for walks, hikes, bike rides and other forms of exercise. You...
03-25-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

This would apply mostly to people who were...

This would apply mostly to people who were ordered to be under quarantine or self-isolation because of having symptoms or being sick or travellers who just came back from another country....and it...
03-25-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

Canadian government is considering using...

Canadian government is considering using cellphone data to track people who violate social distancing and quarantine orders...It hasn't happened yet but if people keep acting stupid and ignoring the...
03-25-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

If the government really cared about protecting...

If the government really cared about protecting their people they wouldn't be charging $3000 to do a test. With so many people under lockdowns and unable to work, and loosing their jobs, how are they...
03-24-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,946
Posted By wolfchild

I am still commuting to work and riding...

I am still commuting to work and riding recreationally on the weekends...There is a lot less traffic because all the non-essential businesses and services were ordered to shut down.
03-23-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

Mostly here in North America/Canada and some of...

Mostly here in North America/Canada and some of Europe….Some experts at WHO are starting to say that complete lockdowns aren't sustainable long term and not enough to halt the spread of viruses and...
03-22-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

Just to make myself clear, I never said that we...

Just to make myself clear, I never said that we should all give up and let millions of people die... I also have older relatives and other family members whom I am worried about..... All I am doing...
03-22-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,509
Posted By wolfchild

You should of told that driver exactly what they...

You should of told that driver exactly what they told you: To go and self isolate themselves.
03-22-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,509
Posted By wolfchild

I use some MUPS during my commutes and I do...

I use some MUPS during my commutes and I do notice that our MUPS have had a lot more people than usual but most of them get busy later in the afternoon. I think a lot of people have "cabin fever"...
03-22-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

Complete lockdowns are not sustainable long term...

Complete lockdowns are not sustainable long term and it will do more harm than good to the economy and the entire population. Governments need to come up with a better strategy. They should only be...
03-22-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,509
Posted By wolfchild

I did a 2.5 hour road ride today in the suburbs....

I did a 2.5 hour road ride today in the suburbs. Left home early at 6:00 am, no traffic, I had the roads all to myself... Seen an occasional pedestrian or dog walker and only one other cyclists.
03-21-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,509
Posted By wolfchild

This is what I like to see, when it's " voluntary...

This is what I like to see, when it's " voluntary and use at your own risk ", at least people are still free to go outside and get some fresh air and exercise....If only more people had common sense...
03-21-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

It started with toilet paper hoarding and now...

It started with toilet paper hoarding and now people are also hoarding over the counter medications. I went to a Wallmart superstore this morning and there wasn't even one bottle of Tylenol, Advil,...
03-21-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By wolfchild

Bike shops in my city are open but all have...

Bike shops in my city are open but all have reduced their hours or days, just like most other businesses have reduced their hours. I am well stocked up on parts and components so even if they close...
03-21-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By wolfchild

It's not just the bike rides, it's other thigs...

It's not just the bike rides, it's other thigs added to the bike rides....Weight lifting, kettlebells, bike rides, strength/conditioning workouts, and working at a physical labour job for 8-9 hours...
03-21-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

I agree that during times like these people...

I agree that during times like these people shouldn't be allowed to go on cruises, travel for pleasure and go on vacations etc and it's a good thing that governments have banned all forms of...
03-21-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

This statement applies to all people who are...

This statement applies to all people who are hoarding insane amounts of food, hand sanitizers, toilet paper and over the counter cold/flu medication and pain relievers which will expire before they...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By wolfchild

You don't need to use a tire gauge and worry...

You don't need to use a tire gauge and worry about getting the exact tire pressure. All you need to do is make sure that you pump your tires hard enough to prevent pinch flats, I do this by feel and...
03-21-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By wolfchild

I've been saying this for a long time now...Too...

I've been saying this for a long time now...Too much intensity done too frequently is bad for your body and can weaken your immune system and make you more susceptible to infections. There needs to...
03-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

Social distancing and self isolation is common...

Social distancing and self isolation is common sense and I practise both of them, no need for experts to tell me to stay home....My issue is with governments imposing draconian laws which put...
03-20-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

Italy banned jogging and all outdoor activities,...

Italy banned jogging and all outdoor activities, here in USA some states and cities are issuing orders to lockdown...This is getting a little extreme, is martial law next ??
03-20-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,920
Posted By wolfchild

This is just my personal opinion ...I am...

This is just my personal opinion ...I am beginning to wonder if all the governments around the world have gone way overboard with their extreme draconian response to this coronavirus. You can't just...
03-17-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,509
Posted By wolfchild

I don't do anything stupid or careless during my...

I don't do anything stupid or careless during my recreational rides, so I don't see a problem...There are people out there whose jobs are more dangerous than riding a bike, so does that mean that...
03-17-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,822
Posted By wolfchild

Speaking of gloves, one of my co-workers went to...

Speaking of gloves, one of my co-workers went to a bakery yesterday and all customers were required to use disposable gloves while shopping there. The store provided different sizes of gloves.
03-17-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,822
Posted By wolfchild

Can't go and sit in restaurants or fast food...

Can't go and sit in restaurants or fast food places anymore. You can only order take-outs, have your food delivered or use a drive-thru. All gyms, social events, community centers and even our...
03-16-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By wolfchild

If it's recreational riding that's banned it...

If it's recreational riding that's banned it would be very easy to get around it and fool the authorities...Don't make yourself look like a racer on a training ride, instead make yourself look like...
03-16-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By wolfchild

How does riding a bicycle put you at more risk of...

How does riding a bicycle put you at more risk of catching a virus than if you were a pedestrian or if you were using public transit or a taxi or any other mode of transportation ??...If they ban...
03-15-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,532
Posted By wolfchild

But isn't it the same way in the USA and many...

But isn't it the same way in the USA and many other countries around the world, where you have to prove that you are innocent and that your attacker was an aggressor who came at you and intended to...
03-15-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,532
Posted By wolfchild

Whatever it takes...Use anything and do anything...

Whatever it takes...Use anything and do anything that would prevent the dog from hurting you.
03-15-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,532
Posted By wolfchild

For sure, it's a complex issue....But let me give...

For sure, it's a complex issue....But let me give you a simple scenario: If an attacker is coming at you with a broken bottle or a steel pipe or some other object and you are empty handed and you...
03-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,711
Posted By wolfchild

That's good to know, but I am still a little...

That's good to know, but I am still a little surprised that they would ban recreational cycling...A bike ride is the last place to worry about catching a virus, especially if you're doing a solo ride...
03-15-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,532
Posted By wolfchild

Grey area doesn't mean it's illegal...The "grey...

Grey area doesn't mean it's illegal...The "grey area" has to do with interpretation if you used excessive force to defend yourself or if you used a reasonable force to defend yourself, it has nothing...
03-15-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,711
Posted By wolfchild

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but...

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but governments passing draconian laws to try an prevent the spread of virus...Bike commuting is safer than using public transit.
03-15-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,532
Posted By wolfchild

Anything can be used as a weapon for...

Anything can be used as a weapon for self-defence.... A tooth pick or a pen could be used a weapon, a multi tool or a bike lock could be used as a weapon, a stainless steel water bottle can be used...
03-15-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,532
Posted By wolfchild

The law says that dogs must be kept on leash and...

The law says that dogs must be kept on leash and under control. If an off leash dog charges you and attacks you, then you have a right to defend yourself.
03-15-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,532
Posted By wolfchild

You are misinformed....It's not illegal to defend...

You are misinformed....It's not illegal to defend yourself when being attacked.
03-15-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,822
Posted By wolfchild

I bike commuted, I mountain biked and XC skied...

I bike commuted, I mountain biked and XC skied in those temps. That's about the coldest that it ever gets here in my area. We only get these temps every few years , not every winter is like that.
03-15-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,822
Posted By wolfchild

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than...

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than the actual virus.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,719
Posted By wolfchild

There are no downsides to bigger tires, only...

There are no downsides to bigger tires, only advantages...Larger tires are safer, more comfortable and provide better handling over rough roads....I have 3 different bikes and I use 700x32mm,...
03-14-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,509
Posted By wolfchild

Avoiding group rides and riding solo is the...

Avoiding group rides and riding solo is the safest way to prevent getting sprayed with other peoples viruses.
03-14-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,509
Posted By wolfchild

I don't draft other cyclists and I don't ride...

I don't draft other cyclists and I don't ride close enough for their snot rockets to land on me.
Forum: Commuting
03-14-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By wolfchild

I disagree with everything that you say...I ride...

I disagree with everything that you say...I ride up and down the curbs and jump them on my rigid fork bikes everytime I commute. I am also a mountain biker and I ride my rigid fork MTB over drops,...
03-14-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,407
Posted By wolfchild

Forget about what pedal we should use, I think we...

Forget about what pedal we should use, I think we should all start to sanitize our bikes before and after every ride.
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