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07-17-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another thing that I would like to mention to...

Another thing that I would like to mention to anyone getting into (or back into) riding is that you are going to run into some unforeseen expenses. I usually like to mention this when someone...
07-17-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,515
Posted By sdmc530

Yep after the bodies hit the deck the bikes were...

Yep after the bodies hit the deck the bikes were all rideable until a team car then drove over it. I don’t think any bike will survive that.

Haters will always hate no matter the justification.
07-16-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,515
Posted By sdmc530

Did you see they said that a race team car of...

Did you see they said that a race team car of some team ran the bike over and destroyed it...crazy!
Replies: 64
Views: 2,173
Posted By shelbyfv

Venting is thought to be good for those who feel...

Venting is thought to be good for those who feel they've been mistreated. It doesn't matter whether the mistreatment is real or imaginary. They feel better having vented. BF in their wisdom corral...
07-16-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,515
Posted By sdmc530

classic!!!!

classic!!!!
07-16-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,107
Posted By GravelBuddy

Hahah not spam at all... been gravel riding since...

Hahah not spam at all... been gravel riding since 2017 and just sharing what has helped me.. so obviously not spam
07-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,515
Posted By OBoile

I think that's always been the case. It's just so...

I think that's always been the case. It's just so much easier today to repeatedly broadcast a message (real or fake), so manipulating people has become more commonplace.
07-16-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,515
Posted By GlennR

But in "todays" news cycle, if you tell a lie...

But in "todays" news cycle, if you tell a lie enough times, most will believe it's true.

It's called "Fake News".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,829
Posted By downhillmaster

Did you ever really love Ti? Or did you just...

Did you ever really love Ti?
Or did you just love the fact that it was something other than carbon fiber :foo:
And if you loved Ti what would you call your newfound(and as yet...
07-15-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,589
Posted By Rick

Don't worry about it yet. They are only allowing...

Don't worry about it yet. They are only allowing them in civilized countries. If they started using those things her the druggies and the homeless would scrap them and sell the parts off. Her meaning...
07-15-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By shelbyfv

If they have to wait for you more than once or...

If they have to wait for you more than once or twice, tell them thanks and go do your own ride. Try again another day.
07-15-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By jsigone

you won't know until you try. So try hang to...

you won't know until you try. So try

hang to the back, there will be some yo yo ing of some sort but shouldn't be bad. Most important part, Be social!
07-15-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,278
Posted By Darth Lefty

Oh come on you guys, those are all just the...

Oh come on you guys, those are all just the 1985-1995 version of a Schwinn Suburban.

Anyone have one of these? Now that would be cool. (photo by user mattkock on MTBR)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By Iride01

No bike is perfect. That's why you get more than...

No bike is perfect. That's why you get more than one.
07-15-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,157
Posted By shoota

The video from the TdF car shows pretty clearly...

The video from the TdF car shows pretty clearly that the Ineos car ran over the bike and split it in half. The bike was 100% intact before the team car rolls over it. So take that.
...
07-14-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,278
Posted By katsup

There are a bunch of awesome boutique vintage...

There are a bunch of awesome boutique vintage mountain bikes (Salsa, Fat Chance, Steelman, etc..). However, I don't have a bunch of money to spend, so my taste leans toward the bigger brands. A 1991...
07-14-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,586
Posted By Rollfast

I had a drunk lawyer take out the side of my...

I had a drunk lawyer take out the side of my Chevy with his Mercedes years ago, it was overheard that he hated blue cars. He was disbarred quickly. But this wasn't a You Tube video, it was witnessed...
07-14-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,586
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Even off duty cops can't arrest people over...

Even off duty cops can't arrest people over incidents that they "witnessed" only on an edited Youtube video.

It is no wonder that there are so many people running around with their hair on fire...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,829
Posted By masi61

Is converting a rim brake classic Litespeed road...

Is converting a rim brake classic Litespeed road bike to disc even possible? Maybe somebody that does a lot of custom ti work might take on the task of retrofitting a flat disc caliper mount on the...
07-14-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,586
Posted By genec

Sadly, I agree with you... there is someone out...

Sadly, I agree with you... there is someone out there right now saying "I wanna hire that guy..."
07-13-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,515
Posted By GlennR

And metal bikes don't break.. they just bend. ...

And metal bikes don't break.. they just bend.

http://www.yellowjersey.org/photosfromthepast/BIACTA.JPG
07-13-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By FrenchFit

Your bike is not set up for distance rides. Of...

Your bike is not set up for distance rides. Of course you can used to it, but there are good reasons why upright bikes are essentially sightseeing, short commute and grocery getters. I have done...
07-13-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,157
Posted By Last ride 76

Speaking as someone who owns and rides a number...

Speaking as someone who owns and rides a number of "classic" steel bikes, including three I personally raced on in the mid-sevent... oh never mind, I don't even know what to say... Maybe this....
07-13-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,157
Posted By iab

Oh goody gum drops! Yet another dumb thread...

Oh goody gum drops!

Yet another dumb thread claiming one catastrophic failure is worse than another.

:popcorn
07-13-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,348
Posted By TimothyH

According to my GPS I did 51.4 MPH today. ...

According to my GPS I did 51.4 MPH today.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x533/img_5200_84d5ebf42c57cce72a2785fcd18e6a5ab2b0f87f.jpg

Strava mathematicians decided that...
07-12-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By FrenchFit

I suspect you are overdosed. Talk with your...

I suspect you are overdosed. Talk with your cardiologist about backing-off until you reach your desired numbers. Create an excel spreadsheet with the BP taken a 4 or 5 times a day for a week, show...
07-12-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By johnny99

The best medication for you depends on your...

The best medication for you depends on your specific medical issues. My advice is discuss your problem with your doctor. There are other blood pressure medicines with different side effects that may...
07-12-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,380
Posted By squirtdad

in these situations, ask yourself: How good is...

in these situations, ask yourself: How good is my health insurance and how is my pain resistance? you may ride fine, or you may have a surprise failure, odds may be in favor of the former, ...
07-12-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,209
Posted By TimothyH

Every day is a gift from God which none of us...

Every day is a gift from God which none of us have done anything to deserve or earn.

Plan prudently for tomorrow but don't worry about it because it might not come.

Be thankful for today....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,460
Posted By ZippyThePinhead

DC Rainmaker on the Strava vs. Relive.cc Backstory

DC Rainmaker just posted regarding the real reasons for the "breakup" between Strava and Relive.cc (https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2019/07/strava-relive-cc-app-platform-dispute.html).

In a nutshell,...
07-12-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,209
Posted By Lucillle

I think you should live one day at a time. Enjoy...

I think you should live one day at a time. Enjoy today.
07-11-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By BengalCat

For sustained climbing, most of your time should...

For sustained climbing, most of your time should usually be seated and using the best gear cadence combo. Standing is good for short periods on longer climbs to change up muscle group work or can be...
07-11-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By ronin4740

I do both. I stand to give myself a little break...

I do both. I stand to give myself a little break from trying to grind/spin my way up the hill then sit back down after say 20-40 revolutions of the crank, repeating as needed until I'm at the top or...
07-11-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,380
Posted By Sapperc

Get it repaired at a professional frame shop....

Get it repaired at a professional frame shop. Spend the money to restore it or stop riding it. That is an accident waiting to happen.
07-11-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By ksryder

Was he also vaping?

Was he also vaping?
07-11-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,380
Posted By wojowojo16

I would not trust my life on a $0.45 hose...

I would not trust my life on a $0.45 hose clamp...

1st Post...woohoo...

I'm by no means an expert, but I am mechanically included....that is not a solution I would be comfortable with. Those...
07-10-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,503
Posted By Nachoman

I ride with a guy that's prone to cramping and he...

I ride with a guy that's prone to cramping and he tells me that he'd rather cramp that drink pickle juice.
07-10-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,348
Posted By rm -rf

I try to keep speeds to be able to panic brake...

I try to keep speeds to be able to panic brake within the distance I can see around the curves. It's very easy to take corners at a speed that would be a disaster if the road ahead was blocked or...
07-10-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,348
Posted By Biker395

A friend of mine told me (only jokingly), that...

A friend of mine told me (only jokingly), that this is the way of things:

You break your hip, you get pneumonia, then you die. lol

I think that study skirts confusing causation with...
07-10-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,227
Posted By texaspandj

If I interviewed Lance I would ask So why did...

If I interviewed Lance I would ask
So why did you start your training so early in the season?
Why did you train specifically on the courses you'd be racing on?
The TDF is the most well known...
07-10-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,227
Posted By texaspandj

Yep, all roads lead to Lance.

Yep, all roads lead to Lance.
Forum: Foo
07-09-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By TakingMyTime

Never liked his work and I don't find him funny...

Never liked his work and I don't find him funny at all. He's just one of those guys who I just don't think is funny at all.
07-09-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,227
Posted By mackgoo

Bring back Lance.

Bring back Lance.
07-09-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,227
Posted By texaspandj

Why? Oh that's right because they took his 7 TdF...

Why? Oh that's right because they took his 7 TdF wins away and gave them to the runner up.....wait, no runner up.. Well at least they didn't take Pete rose world series wins away.
07-09-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,227
Posted By joeruge

I don't know about the '$55 one time...

I don't know about the '$55 one time subscription' (I think it is a yearly charge) Having said that, it is for a year, which means along with the tour you can watch the Giro, Tour of California, etc....
07-08-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By tcs

Daughter's memory

My daughter told me her earliest memory is the summer she was three-years-old, listening to Phil Ligget call the ToF.

I told her, "Sure, 1989, Lemond by 8 seconds. One of the great Tours!"
07-08-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,130
Posted By AllWeatherJeff

Shaving one leg will cause uneven drag which ...

Shaving one leg will cause uneven drag which will lead to turning in circles.

Very large, pointless circles.
07-07-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,185
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

No, I never saw the motor again. But, the...

No, I never saw the motor again. But, the insurance company took care of me and for little money I upgraded to a 25hp. But still, it hurt. Ride on eja...
07-07-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,185
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Life with TWO bike racks and a memorable bike...

Life with TWO bike racks and a memorable bike ride! ;) A good ride and a great destination makes the hassle worthwhile.


Family car (1986 German spec Corolla) loaded up during 1,000 km r/t...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
Posted By CliffordK

Hopping too many curbs on your bike? ...

Hopping too many curbs on your bike?

Practicing some Evel Knievel jumps (Crashes)?

https://thecabe.com/forum/attachments/00w0w_7cnrbzohstz_600x450-1-jpg.593258/
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