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06-10-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,872
Posted By grayEZrider

it all evens out...

Recall that time or two you obtained something at a 20% bargain and factor that into the equation.
There you go.
The New Normal (N+1) math !:lol:
06-10-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By Miles2go

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No riding for me the last few days. I took this photo from my front lawn, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,991
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, I continue to struggle with this problem. I...

FWIW, I continue to struggle with this problem. I fought it for a long time thinking there was a solution along the lines of a Halo, bandana, or something like that.

Finally I came to realize...
06-10-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By bark_eater

https://images.homedepot-static.com/productImages/...

https://images.homedepot-static.com/productImages/b6892645-48b4-4d3c-b51c-f5f28a53fc9b/svn/husky-water-meter-keys-16pl0129-64_1000.jpg
...
06-10-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,673
Posted By Kapusta

What Orwell would never have guessed is that we...

What Orwell would never have guessed is that we would willingly install the cameras at our own expense. In many cases even pay subscriptions to keep them running.
06-09-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By nlerner

Ah, good to know that I won’t get it mixed up...

Ah, good to know that I won’t get it mixed up with the mason jars of urine I keep stored in the basement.
06-09-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,375
Posted By davei1980

Yeah I don't shop around because a.) my LBS has...

Yeah I don't shop around because a.) my LBS has established a fair pricing history so I trust them b.) it's a RELATIONSHIP business more than a TRANSACTIONAL one and c.) all the other good reasons to...
Forum: Foo
06-09-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 910
Posted By genec

New, isn't always better.

New, isn't always better.
06-08-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By grizzly59

Today is seatpost anti-corrosion day

Title says it. Take out Mr. Seatpost and do what needs doing. My bikes are Al or Steel, I'll be using auto wheel bearing grease to keep bad things from happening. I know nothing about carbonite.
...
06-08-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,683
Posted By njkayaker

No. In this case, the OP was clearly...

No. In this case, the OP was clearly misrepresenting things and withholding information. There's not much that he said that was any sort of trustworthy.
06-08-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By NYCJohn170

I'm 71 and the nyc subway is dangerous for me so...

I'm 71 and the nyc subway is dangerous for me so I've been commuting to work by bike since mid-March. Takes a little longer but there are things to see.
...
06-08-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,884
Posted By Kapusta

If the previous chain was worn, then you probably...

If the previous chain was worn, then you probably need to replace the cassette as well.

New chain on a worn cassette does exactly what you describe. This is a textbook example.

I know it looks...
Forum: Foo
06-07-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By skidder

How about a song to lighten up the mood?: ...

How about a song to lighten up the mood?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2AitTPI5U0

(song starts around 1:55)
06-07-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By billytwosheds

Drum roll... ...

Drum roll...

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Got it in the mail yesterday. Thanks Drillium Dude .

This...
06-07-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/8311/29390833810_26d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8311/29390833810_26d17beb4c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LMaGVY)Cino 41 (https://flic.kr/p/LMaGVY) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
06-07-20, 11:45 AM
06-07-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,463
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I suspect the idea of what is "left of center" is...

I suspect the idea of what is "left of center" is quite warped, if you live in the USA.

"Center" in the USA is "extreme far right" in the rest of the world.

What is "left of center" in the USA...
Forum: Foo
06-07-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By Tony P.

Are we be living in a rational society if black...

Are we be living in a rational society if black lives don't matter? You may believe the Emancipation Proclamation ended the issue in 1863 but it didn't. America still needed the Civil Rights Act...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,600
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a 500 mile privacy zone set up around my...

I have a 500 mile privacy zone set up around my place.
06-06-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By jppe

102 miles with 5000í of climbing from our house...

102 miles with 5000í of climbing from our house to the in-laws. Itís their 67th wedding anniversary. My FIL bought himself a new super comfortable recliner that will lift him to a standing position....
06-04-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and...

I decided to take a few days off work, and decided to break out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning...
06-04-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By Miles2go

Recovery Ride...Glide

Today's ride was one of necessity thanks to COVID-19. It was time to take the car in for scheduled maintenance and their lobby was closed: I couldn't wait on site. Walking from there wasn't an...
06-04-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By jppe

39 miles and about 40% gravel. At 91 degrees...

39 miles and about 40% gravel. At 91 degrees shade and cold water were most welcome! Dust just seems more dusty the hotter it gets!?!?!...
06-03-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,683
Posted By AMGwagon

Nicely done. My best was 63mph when I still lived...

Nicely done. My best was 63mph when I still lived in CO on the Peak to Peak Hwy just outside of Ward. In the case I mentioned originally, there is a claim of 48 in a 25. But for the life of me I...
06-03-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By ultrarider7

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93 degrees!...
06-02-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,258
Posted By jleeg

At 68, and having fallen in love with the road...

At 68, and having fallen in love with the road again, I have learned the importance of rationalization. My standard ride from home starts on a mile long climb. And it stays hilly. Ok, my speed is not...
06-02-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By camjr

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride...

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride Saturday (grass clippings on a curve, and I wasn't paying attention). Luckily I ended up in the grass and weeds before I hit the ground. No road rash, no...
06-02-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By AlgarveCycling

I went to a hill today called Malhao that is a...

I went to a hill today called Malhao that is a 10% 2.5km burn often included in the annual Volta ao Algarve pro tour. Not long but a challenging one.
Total ride was 100km and 1400m ( 62miles,...
06-02-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,258
Posted By canklecat

I'm trying to convince myself I still have room...

I'm trying to convince myself I still have room to improve, to get stronger and faster. At 62 I figure I have about three years left to do that. After 65 I figure it'll be a (hopefully) long, gradual...
06-02-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,794
Posted By gsteinb

I was one of those cars (first row far left). My...

I was one of those cars (first row far left). My radio wouldn't work unless the car was on in some form, and no way to turn off the day time running lights. We were missing the movie scrolling online...
06-01-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Standalone

Advocating for liveable cities

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Empowerment in the community.

We took all the...
06-01-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By HD3andMe

Bells - lame and obsolete

This hands-free solution is much more effective.

http://youtu.be/K4N-1x0_-n0
06-01-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

I can hear Steven Tyler singing: "Eat the rich!...

I can hear Steven Tyler singing: "Eat the rich! There's only one thing they're really good for!!!"

Elf that one percenter :bike:
05-31-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By jppe

My daughter lives in Boone, NC and we had an...

My daughter lives in Boone, NC and we had an overnight visit for her birthday. Itís just a terrific area to ride. Traffic was lower than normal with students not attending App State and tourists...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-30-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Chris Kvale's Loss

Some of you might have heard of this. Chris K, one of the masters but under appreciated in our world, lost his shop to the riots in Minneapolis yesterday. There's a go fund me site for his...
05-29-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,794
Posted By veganbikes

Someone has to do it. Granted to be fair I didn't...

Someone has to do it. Granted to be fair I didn't zoom in it just looked like Doc from he picture
05-29-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By fishroombum

I appreciate the help everyone. I called the bike...

I appreciate the help everyone. I called the bike mechanic back and we got the story straight. I apologize for any confusion. I told him about the FD-3034 stamp on the back of the part and the...
05-29-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,342
Posted By Batstar

Rode 70K along the Trans Canada Trail yesterday...

Rode 70K along the Trans Canada Trail yesterday in superb conditions.

...
Forum: Foo
05-29-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By genec

I'll have to look up those tires. Tread pattern...

I'll have to look up those tires. Tread pattern is pretty key to me; I like a wide footprint with some sidewall "teeth" for grabbing the loose stuff, but also a well defined center, for the road......
05-29-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By canklecat

According to some of my family and acquaintances,...

According to some of my family and acquaintances, the difference between 6 feet and 10 feet of social distancing is the difference between mere socialism and outright communism. :rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
05-28-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By mtb_addict

i will get excited when they build a moon base or...

i will get excited when they build a moon base or take a trip to Mars...or blow up a killer asteroid. until then.

having said that, i can testify watching a rocket launch in-person is an...
05-28-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By rumrunn6

one of the guys in our office is a loud talker &...

one of the guys in our office is a loud talker & someone jokingly & affectionately, on a conference call, called him a double masker. hmmm maybe it’s no joke
05-28-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,794
Posted By veganbikes

Wrong!!!! 1.21 GIGAWATTS ...

Wrong!!!! 1.21 GIGAWATTS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjCRUvX2D0E
05-28-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By dddd

Glad to see that your post came out without the...

Glad to see that your post came out without the head of the post twisting loose! I've got a Bob Jackson bike in my basement right now with an early genuine LaPrade post with it's pinned-joint head...
05-28-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,019
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Odd, I tried making a martini and it turned out...

Odd, I tried making a martini and it turned out tasting like hand sanitizer. :twitchy: I now drink Manhattans. :)
05-28-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,019
Posted By ThermionicScott

If you make a few, you're bound to spill a little...

If you make a few, you're bound to spill a little on your hands anyway. :thumb:
05-28-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,019
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I tried to make hand sanitizer but it came out as...

I tried to make hand sanitizer but it came out as a martini.
05-28-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,668
Posted By pbass

Been putting off getting my teenage son a new MTB...

Been putting off getting my teenage son a new MTB for a few years because he just wasn't riding. He'd outgrown his old one quite some time ago. Suddenly, since the pandemic and stay-at-home...
05-28-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By jack pot

6 ft is now 10 ft

Experts on Tuesday said they believe the six-feet of distance recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) may not be enough to limit the transmission of COVID-19.

In a perspective article...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,062
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I did wave! I think it's against the Velumanati...

I did wave! I think it's against the Velumanati rules to wave at a motor vehicle, but once it registered that some random stranger is yelling encouragement I felt like I had to or there'd be a...
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