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Forum: Commuting
10-24-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By flangehead

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjGXn249Fc0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjGXn249Fc0
10-22-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By Susannav

Picked up the bike. Will be cleaning and...

Picked up the bike.
Will be cleaning and polishing this winter.
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Forum: Commuting
10-20-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,413
Posted By Joe Bikerider

California Bay Laurel Umbellularia californica

California Bay Laurel
Umbellularia californica
Forum: Commuting
10-13-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,413
Posted By rhm

It wasn't raining when I left the house this...

It wasn't raining when I left the house this morning. :thumb:
but drizzle started about five minutes out :notamused: and stopped after a few minutes. :thumb:
But it started up again, and got...
10-09-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By illjustride

Aruba Mountain Biking

Hey folks, I wanted to share an old video from where I visited Aruba and went Mountain Biking. For anyone who does decide to travel there, they are safe to visit as long as you are. There aren't many...
10-01-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,745
Posted By MarcusT

Who has the time or the inclination to give flak...

Who has the time or the inclination to give flak for the type of bag you have on your rack?
If anything, I would give you some flak on the dry rot in your fencing ;)
Forum: Commuting
09-23-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,413
Posted By noglider

I haven't commuted to college since March 12. I...

I haven't commuted to college since March 12. I haven't had a job, but I'll soon be an enumerator for the Census. The locations I need to visit might be near enough for me to visit by bike. I will...
09-17-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,793
Posted By fourfa

Great thread! This really shows one of the...

Great thread! This really shows one of the problems discussing the gravel segment - some riders are on flat farm roads almost as smooth as pavement, and others are literally mountain biking. This is...
Forum: Touring
09-12-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,565
Posted By Cycletography

Saddle Comparison: Gilles Berthoud Aravis vs. Selle Anatomica H2

The Gilles Berthoud Aravis and the Selle Anatomica H2 are very different saddles. This comparison is not intended to declare a "winner", nor will I try to tell anyone which saddle is "better". My...
09-09-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,224
Posted By southpier13

i REALLY hope you haven't been waiting that long...

i REALLY hope you haven't been waiting that long to use it!
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By skijor

I always get a warped one. ...

I always get a warped one.
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09-06-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,303
Posted By DiabloScott

You know, other forums I am involved with have a...

You know, other forums I am involved with have a pop-up notice warning the poster that the thread is old and they should consider starting a new thread instead of replying to a dead thread.
...
09-01-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 568
Posted By bubbaman

Thank you all for your replies! I did buy the...

Thank you all for your replies!
I did buy the bike.

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Forum: Commuting
08-26-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,413
Posted By countrydirt

I'm almost leaving in the dark, but still in mid...

I'm almost leaving in the dark, but still in mid to upper 60's in the morning. Afternoons are still around 95-100F so get a good sweat going. Almost 3 weeks of daily commuting and my ride is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By WhyFi

Found it - 183w to go 12.7mph on a pan flat route...

Found it - 183w to go 12.7mph on a pan flat route (two laps around a lake) with a 3 year old. Looks like the same model Burley, too.
...
08-22-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,725
Posted By randyjawa

I, honestly, do not like down tube shifters..! ...

I, honestly, do not like down tube shifters..!
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Anything else,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,574
Posted By znomit

This is an inelegant interaction. Why the hate?

This is an inelegant interaction. Why the hate?
Forum: Commuting
08-14-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Papa Tom

One of the things I thought I missed for a while...

One of the things I thought I missed for a while was stopping at a local sandwich shop for breakfast on my way to work. Now that I've had a taste of how much money can be saved by eating at home, I...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By kellichou

I am happy to report, that, after some effort...

I am happy to report, that, after some effort from my spouse and I to get the 4 year old back on the Yepp seat on the bike, the kid LOVES IT! We have been working up to longer rides, and I did an 11...
07-25-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By ZIZZWHEEL

Bicycle stick faces

Thought I would post a photo of these cool cycling stick faces that I purchased back in the early 90's. They had three designs and I have two of them. They were meant to be applied to the front of...
07-23-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,981
Posted By e-RICHIE

Huh? Heh! I work full time making bicycles. ...

Huh?
Heh!
I work full time making bicycles.
Always have.
For the record.
07-18-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF you can find these in the 4 Finger Version- ...

IF you can find these in the 4 Finger Version-
You have to pay attention, because most are "2 finger" and NOT convertible between V & Canti.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By BobbyG

Hi, Neighbor!...

I was 8 miles from the house and one mile from the office when my cell phone rang. I wear an earbud and clicked to answer the call.
"Hey Bob it's your neighbor, R______."

My wife had left for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By woodcraft

Happy 5,000th post to meee

On this notable occasion, I'd like to thank all of you

for making BF such an entertaining and educational place.

:beer:
Forum: Commuting
06-16-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By ewdiller

First Commute

Did my first commute to and from work today ... 13 miles round trip. :commute:
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By StarBiker

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06-09-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By DeadGrandpa

*Dead Like Me*, which may have gone to DVD, so...

*Dead Like Me*, which may have gone to DVD, so sorry about that, but Mandy Patinkin had a great role.
06-05-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,251
Posted By Gresp15C

The P65 warning is all most of us ever see, and...

The P65 warning is all most of us ever see, and it's a weird unintended consequence that's hard to remove. But P65 was a reaction to a real problem, and resulted in a real reduction of toxic...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,912
Posted By RubeRad

Regretting Some of My Hopes Of a Fuller Life

Regretting Some of My Hopes Of a Fuller Life
05-25-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Bianchigirll

Mavic made MTB rims from the same extrusion as...

Mavic made MTB rims from the same extrusion as the MA-40. I have a fabulous pair of pretty skinny CampI MTB rims
05-21-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,095
Posted By grizzly59

I don’t know if the seller should open the...

I don’t know if the seller should open the package. You should definitely not buy it. 50 years old, French, $80, No Go.
Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,298,186
Posted By jan230

The Sea Nymph Some Very ingeneous builds here: ...

The Sea Nymph
Some Very ingeneous builds here:
http://dclxvi.org/chunk/operations/aquachop/
Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,298,186
Posted By jan230

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Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,298,186
Posted By jan230

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Forum: Foo
05-06-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Hondo Gravel

gravel bike in hospital

A shredded cable inside the shifter. Don’t have any cables so to the bike shop it went. 50 miles away in Kerrville, Texas. Going to ride the one speed in the meantime. One gear and NO MERCY on hills....
05-05-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,413
Posted By Dwillems26

It is well known that the females leg muscles are...

It is well known that the females leg muscles are stronger than males in general. Or at least it was well known when I was a kid, or in my school, or house? I don't know man! But their legs are...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By DaveWills

Dave Wills - new to Bike Forums

Good Afternoon!
I was looking for some tool suggestions and found this forum. The sharing and helpfulness of the members seems good, so I joined.
My wife and I are GAPS - Grands As ParentS. We...
04-26-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By jimicoltrane

Thanks again for all of the replies. The...

Thanks again for all of the replies.

The shop where I'm getting the bike advertises that it takes trade-ins. I have a Giant OCR c2 hat I haven't ridden in a long time. Bike store says he'd give...
04-18-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 680,484
Posted By noglider

This isn't a proper gravel grinder bike but it's...

This isn't a proper gravel grinder bike but it's the bike I ground gravel on this week. My gravel grinder is still under construction. This bike has 28mm tires, so I have to work a little harder to...
04-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,226
Posted By tyrion

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist....

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist. Beginners should start with a single chainring, then after a few years move up to a double chainring, then after decades of experience move up to a...
04-01-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,877
Posted By tds101

I have Sars-CoV-2/Covid-19,...and it sux,...

I'm home, recovering as it may, from the coronavirus. I'm living on Long Island, in NY,...the epicenter of the USA pandemic. I've had multiple coworkers die, including their family members. I'm one...
03-20-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,154
Posted By Bizsmom

No chance of me WFH or telecommuting since I am a...

No chance of me WFH or telecommuting since I am a surgical nurse. Now would be a great time for me to experiment with biking to work since there are hardly any cars on the road but I'm afraid that...
03-20-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,010
Posted By sweetspot

If you want to know how well cushcore performs,...

If you want to know how well cushcore performs, just read my review:
https://gravelbikes.cc/tests/cushcore-comfort-improving-inserts-review/

In my opinion if you want to improve the comfort,...
03-10-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,218
Posted By theraddude

Well the jamis dragon slayer showed up yesterday....

Well the jamis dragon slayer showed up yesterday. The bike looks awesome. I didnt clear the top tube as well i as hoped though. But the bike is really nice. I got the sport version on the jensen...
03-06-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

"I didn't know whether the 41 was inside or...

"I didn't know whether the 41 was inside or outside width, but I didn't want to dismount the tire in order to find out"

Measure the outside of rim width. Is it 41mm? If so then the inside width...
03-02-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 8,976
Posted By DMC707

Yes -- guys went plenty fast on platforms and...

Yes -- guys went plenty fast on platforms and "beartraps"

Yours truly on platforms with a pair of Pumas at a national years ago

https://i.imgur.com/9pavcO6.jpg


Kinda' fun looking up some...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,413
Posted By DogBoy

I've not ridden in a long time, but I made it by...

I've not ridden in a long time, but I made it by bike this am. My normal winter bike has a bent derailleur which I discovered yesterday, so I'm riding the touring bike with slicks. The few spots of...
02-28-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By jackb

Thanks. bought the Honzo.

Thanks. bought the Honzo.
02-27-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,013
Posted By Kapusta

I figured that guy might be you.:)

I figured that guy might be you.:)
Forum: Commuting
02-27-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mosyosalyangoz

I suggest you set the best way for you

I suggest you set the best way for you
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