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07-21-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,673
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thoughts on a long hot 170 miles in the saddle....

Yesterday was Ride Across Indiana. (RAIN)
It didn't rain. @speedevil, @nomadmax and I decided this was some kind of rational thing to do.
We'll leave it at that. We just had to add the 5 miles...
07-19-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By seedsbelize

Could also be a rear derailleur issue

Could also be a rear derailleur issue
07-16-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By cyccommute

Although it doesn't look like a rim brake (the...

Although it doesn't look like a rim brake (the rim is unscratched), you might want adjust the brakes as well. That looks like a classic brake rub on the tire. If it's not a brake rubbing on the...
07-15-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,154
Posted By Brocephus

...and rocks, bricks, boards, bottles, a...

...and rocks, bricks, boards, bottles, a busted-up computer screen, tree branches, garbage cans/lids, turtles, etc.etc. :D
07-12-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By rumrunn6

some day you're gonna want that other bike....

some day you're gonna want that other bike. here's a vote for keeping it & just getting another bike :D
07-09-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,178
Posted By nomadmax

I descend hills/mountains as fast as I can at age...

I descend hills/mountains as fast as I can at age 60. I have less life to lose than I did when I was 17.
07-03-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,192
Posted By tyrion

A Brooks saddle will ruin the Ironman. I will...

A Brooks saddle will ruin the Ironman. I will dispose of the Brooks saddle for you at no cost.
07-02-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 76,314
Posted By ooga-booga

113 miles from san diego into the...

113 miles from san diego into the backcountry/mountains and back. it's riding season.
most interesting part? rear blowout flat due to deteriorating tire/cut (looked good at the start )at mile 47....
07-02-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By coopman

I only had a chance to ride it about 1/2 a mile...

I only had a chance to ride it about 1/2 a mile this afternoon. I am definitely happier with it now. Thanks everyone for your input.
07-02-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By coopman

I am back from the bike shop with the 18T cog...

I am back from the bike shop with the 18T cog installed. The technician made a few other minor adjustments to the seat and handlebars while I was there. It seemed much better during my short...
07-01-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By FiftySix

You'll mostly notice the extra effort when...

You'll mostly notice the extra effort when starting from a stop, but once you're rolling it ought to feel pretty good. :)
06-30-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By surak

I think this has been covered before, and I'll...

I think this has been covered before, and I'll repeat myself. Lithium ion batteries should not be run down, that is one way to kill its lifespan. Not sure what you're trying to accomplish.
06-27-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,739
Posted By wolfchild

You don't need a kickstand. Just lean your bike...

You don't need a kickstand. Just lean your bike against a wall or a tree or a post or lay it on the ground.
06-26-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 76,314
Posted By ooga-booga

135.6 miles yesterday from dtown la to north...

135.6 miles yesterday from dtown la to north county san diego. taking today off.
06-23-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By trailangel

Shorter legs, longer torso....... larger frame. ...

Shorter legs, longer torso....... larger frame.
Longer legs, shorter torso.......smaller fame.
06-14-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,122
Posted By CliffordK

I prefer solid front lights and blinking in the...

I prefer solid front lights and blinking in the rear.

Harsh front blinking is very distracting, but the more sinusoidal dimming/brighter is at least tolerable.

As far as synchronized... ...
06-14-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 76,314
Posted By NoWhammies

121k. Finally managed to find some flat roads to...

121k. Finally managed to find some flat roads to ride on around here. The worst was the wind. The never ending wind...
06-13-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,706
Posted By indyfabz

Subscribed. Heading out for Indian for...

Subscribed.

Heading out for Indian for lunch. I will check back afterwards.
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By canklecat

Coffee in the morning.

Coffee in the morning.
Forum: Foo
06-03-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By RubeRad

The "Good Enough" bike show. Discussion focused...

The "Good Enough" bike show. Discussion focused on the knee-in-the-curve of value for money in terms of various bikes/parts. If you have only $100 to improve your bike, do you buy new tires?...
05-20-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,068
Posted By Kovkov

There is no heavy bicycles there‘s only weak...

There is no heavy bicycles there‘s only weak riders :D
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,051
Posted By jefnvk

I agree that you need pool noodles, but moreso...

I agree that you need pool noodles, but moreso because the hollow ones are easily cut up and placed around the frame tubing for effective protection in shipment.
05-20-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Retro Grouch

Why did you replace your chain? Chains and...

Why did you replace your chain?

Chains and cassettes tend to wear together. If you wait too long to replace your chain, your cassette cogs will have worn to match your old, worn chain. My guess...
Forum: Touring
05-19-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,051
Posted By zweitesmal2

This is the stupidest idea yet- how to induce...

This is the stupidest idea yet- how to induce even more rage. Why don't you just wear a traffic cone on your head? They're free all over town. Dress as Ronald Mcdonald while you're at it. Drivers...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,107
Posted By rumrunn6

Gumption

Gumption
Forum: Commuting
05-17-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,107
Posted By wphamilton

The only must-have game changer is stashing a...

The only must-have game changer is stashing a spare set of clothes at work, permanently. I always need it eventually.

Everything extra that I have on my bike, or carry with me, or equiped on the...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 105,603
Posted By cyccommute

I didn't find this while commuting but here's...

I didn't find this while commuting but here's what happens when you forget the pin on a hitch mount

https://live.staticflickr.com/1864/43987254114_15de06e1c2_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2a21ba1)...
05-06-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,362
Posted By Lemond1985

Could be a "micro" bike boom. The first warm...

Could be a "micro" bike boom.

The first warm days of the year always draw out a few people on weekends, the ones who have been patiently waiting months (or years) for "the perfect 72 degree day...
04-30-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,662
Posted By Revoltingest

Around here the MUPs are so crowded that no one...

Around here the MUPs are so crowded that no one uses them anymore.
04-28-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,321
Posted By Lemond1985

Trying to make sitting on a bike more like...

Trying to make sitting on a bike more like sitting in a chair results in failure every time it's tried, it just puts more pressure on the butt and back, less pressure on the hands, and closes up the...
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