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04-27-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Wileyone

1998 Dekerf Prodigy. ...

1998 Dekerf Prodigy.

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04-26-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By Buzzito

So we do nothing? I don't think so. If you are...

So we do nothing? I don't think so. If you are effected by the imbalance in trade, you gotta do something. Now is a great time to start.
04-26-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By Buzzito

Thank you Lester. I was considering on calling...

Thank you Lester. I was considering on calling them to get clarification. Are you familiar the Malker pump? It is a mini pump and thought it might be a good temporary sub and if works with my...
01-21-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By 02Giant

The OP reads like a plug or just odd...

The OP reads like a plug or just odd...
01-21-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By indyfabz

Why do I feel like this is a plug? The Dr....

Why do I feel like this is a plug? The Dr. mentioned offers a membership service.

James J. Lee, MD ? Gastroenterologist & Digestive Care in Orange County, CA...
01-21-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Moe Zhoost

They've made an arrest. 24 year old woman with...

They've made an arrest. 24 year old woman with revoked license in a full-sized pickup. Video shows that she basically drove right through Josh without moving over or reducing speed. Absolutely...
01-20-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By horatio

Sad to see this. Hope he makes a full recovery.

Sad to see this. Hope he makes a full recovery.
01-20-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By jppe

Yet Another Hit and Run in NC.....

Man......I hate to keep posting stuff like this but itís important stuff. Iím not sure whatís going on here locally in NC but it needs to stop right now. A cyclist in his 30s whom lived not too far...
01-12-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By norcalmike

They shouldn't have recorded and posted it

They shouldn't have recorded and posted it
12-07-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By randallr

I use Showers Pass Transit pant and have been...

I use Showers Pass Transit pant and have been real happy in rain up to two hours. I'm not in Portland, maybe there I'd buy one of their more expensive pairs. For a five mile ride they would be way...
12-06-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,793
Posted By BFisher

That image doesn't seem to show a weld failure,...

That image doesn't seem to show a weld failure, but a tube failure just behind the weld. Maybe embrittlement? Cooling too quickly?

From millerwelds.com:
"Note that if the tubing is below 60...
12-05-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,793
Posted By CliffordK

Here are a couple of screen-caps from the video. ...

Here are a couple of screen-caps from the video.
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A very clean tear...
10-10-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,260
Posted By Litespud

You're dreaming if you think you're going to hop...

You're dreaming if you think you're going to hop off your bike, pull a knife and dispatch 1-2 Rottweilers. Same with the club - unless you're extremely lucky, you'll just piss them off. I think in...
10-07-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By Milton Keynes

Want to have some fun? Start a thread asking...

Want to have some fun? Start a thread asking what the best chain lube is, or start one talking about people with dogs on MUP's. Or ask why people always wave/don't wave. You'll up your post count...
10-04-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,271
Posted By Lemond1985

I'm a tougher judge of cyclists, because when...

I'm a tougher judge of cyclists, because when they misbehave, it gives us all a bad name. We have an obligation to police our own, it's in our best interests.

Any braid dead fanatic can...
10-04-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,271
Posted By Milton Keynes

There seems to be an awful lot of "The cyclist is...

There seems to be an awful lot of "The cyclist is always in the right" around here. I personally call 'em as I see 'em.
10-02-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By Milton Keynes

What guilt was assumed? A police officer is not...

What guilt was assumed? A police officer is not required to write everyone they pull over a ticket, and it doesn't sound like he had any intention of writing him one. Just a warning that he was hard...
10-02-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,786
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Kill a cyclist, pay a fine.

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2016/07/15/grace-harken-courtney-johnson-bicycle-crash-mitchell-county-iowa/87132140/

The driver admitted to texting while driving,...
10-02-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By LAJ

I agree, but that fool will refuse, even if it...

I agree, but that fool will refuse, even if it kills him.

Like was said up above, it'll sort itself out soon enough.
10-02-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By livedarklions

I'd be a lot more sympathetic to this argument if...

I'd be a lot more sympathetic to this argument if the guy's actions and arguing hadn't prolonged the encounter wayyyy beyond the point where the officer tried to end it.

He's told he's free to go...
10-02-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,587
Posted By indyfabz

Zombie alert!

Zombie alert!
10-01-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Really? If you are cycling or driving a motor...

Really? If you are cycling or driving a motor vehicle and an LEO blinks his lights and tries to pull you over, what do yuo plan to do - step on the throttle or up your cadence? Really?

And if...
10-01-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By Milton Keynes

The cop erroneously stopped him due to his...

The cop erroneously stopped him due to his misunderstanding of the law. If the guy had a warrant he'd have gone to jail regardless. They wouldn't kick him loose just because the cop misunderstood...
09-30-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By gregf83

He may have if the cyclist wasn't an ass.

He may have if the cyclist wasn't an ass.
09-30-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By gregf83

Youíre welcome to your opinion, but most riders...

Youíre welcome to your opinion, but most riders would agree that having a light in the rear improves visibility. Iím surprised I have to write this as I thought it was common sense to have lights on...
09-29-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By gregf83

He remembered an 'and' instead of the 'or' in the...

He remembered an 'and' instead of the 'or' in the law. What he remembered would be a reasonable law and, in any case, his original intention was just to inform the cyclist he was difficult to see. No...
09-29-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Oh Puhleeze! No snowflakes were melted in the...

Oh Puhleeze! No snowflakes were melted in the making of the video.

The cyclist/amateur legal beagle/videomaker got just what he wanted- attention and something "Harmful!" to post on YouTube in...
09-26-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By Miele Man

I don't know of ANY jurisdictions in either...

I don't know of ANY jurisdictions in either Canada or the United States where a pedestrian is required by LAW to have either a red reflector or a red light (visible from a certain distance) on them....
09-26-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Lemond1985

You could eliminate 90% of the false alarms by...

You could eliminate 90% of the false alarms by passing a law requiring teenage boys to wear these on their left wrists.
09-25-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By indyfabz

Pfft. During a long tour through the American...

Pfft. During a long tour through the American west I pulled into the city park in Lander, WY. A guy there told me to make sure I keep my tent fly zipped when not around. Why? He had been camping...
09-24-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By livedarklions

I'm red/green colorblind which makes it a little...

I'm red/green colorblind which makes it a little difficult to discern, but do you see a red reflector anywhere on that bike?

In addition to it being a safety issue, it not being visible from...
09-24-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By Milton Keynes

The cyclist is indeed correct in that no rear...

The cyclist is indeed correct in that no rear light is required, and the cop is wrong. However, for safety's sake, it's an incredibly smart idea to run rear red lights at night, along with...
09-24-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,757
Posted By nomadmax

I fully support that rider's right to ride at...

I fully support that rider's right to ride at night without a tail light. Clearly, it will sort itself out in due time.
09-20-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,200
Posted By MoAlpha

Be sure to tell him to wear a helmet too.

Be sure to tell him to wear a helmet too.
09-19-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,200
Posted By woodcraft

Not the battle I would pick.

Not the battle I would pick.
09-19-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By indyfabz

Not a derailment at all. It's an important...

Not a derailment at all. It's an important consideration when choosing a bike you might tour on. So many "adventure bikes" are now doing 1x and 2x. I think people who haven't toured need to give...
09-19-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By genec

The commentary focuses on the fact that headlines...

The commentary focuses on the fact that headlines often point out "cyclist" in some fashion doing something illegal thus highlighting "cyclists" as lawbreakers. IE "Cyclist robs bank" hence...
09-17-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,700
Posted By Miele Man

I have I-like-to-bike on my ignore list. I...

I have I-like-to-bike on my ignore list.

I know chap who, on his bicycle, tried to pass a stopped taxi cab. He did that without leaving the door zone and going into the next lane. The driver...
09-16-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,700
Posted By jon c.

No bike lane should ever be in a door zone. ...

No bike lane should ever be in a door zone. Much better to have no bike lane.
09-16-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By subgrade

200 lumen taillight can be anoyingly bright, so...

200 lumen taillight can be anoyingly bright, so my money's on it being a warning.
09-15-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,080
Posted By gregf83

All physiotherapists are not equal. I certainly...

All physiotherapists are not equal. I certainly wouldn't give up on cycling based on the failure of two physios.

I don't know where you're located but ideally, you would find a sports doctor with...
09-14-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By tcs

For minimal flex, you might try a ShelBroCo...

For minimal flex, you might try a ShelBroCo RealMan saddle, made from granite.
...
09-13-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,901
Posted By livedarklions

There should probably be a pop-up window that...

There should probably be a pop-up window that asks "Are you sure you want to reply to a post that is over 4 years old?"

Maybe it should pop-up every time somebody tries to reply to something more...
09-12-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,365
Posted By geoffs

As a wheel builder I'll just wade in and say that...

As a wheel builder I'll just wade in and say that lowering the spoke tension would make it far more likely to have problems. Jan at Wheelfanatyk who was one of the founders of Wheelsmith makes no...
09-11-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,094
Posted By livedarklions

False equivalency is false. Until you can tell me...

False equivalency is false. Until you can tell me where thousands of cyclists and pedestrians are being rounded up, put into cattle cars and systematically gassed in droves, the comparison is...
09-11-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,703
Posted By therks

Hey anon06. Honestly, I try to ignore it. It...

Hey anon06. Honestly, I try to ignore it. It isn't easy to ignore but as long as it isn't threatening my well being I try to remember that ~45-60% of the population in America is on some sort of...
09-11-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,621
Posted By Gyro

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This is what I got coasting up to a stop sign this pass friday on a country road. I...
09-10-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By livedarklions

I don't know why some people think making the OP...

I don't know why some people think making the OP sound like he's asking a stupid question when he's not is a clever thing to do, but it's basically a jerk move.

The question is whether the various...
09-10-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By mstateglfr

The people who name sram mtb components need to...

The people who name sram mtb components need to be kicked and fired. What a confusing designation hierarchy.
Too many with 'X' in the name...which is all of them.
09-10-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,094
Posted By livedarklions

No. Sorry, but enough of my relatives died in...

No. Sorry, but enough of my relatives died in Warsaw and the camps that I find this trivializing comparison really offensive.
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