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07-07-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By freeranger

Wisdom dictates "don't take your favorite road...

Wisdom dictates "don't take your favorite road bike out on the trails".
07-06-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,686
Posted By Jac of Hearts

I didn't realize you were in or around...

I didn't realize you were in or around Greensboro. I rode the Atlantic-Yadkin end to end on June 30 to finish out my month. My longest ride since I got back in the saddle last May.
07-06-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,686
Posted By good4u

7/1 - 58.1 miles 7/3 - 26.4 7/5 - 36.3 7/6...

7/1 - 58.1 miles
7/3 - 26.4
7/5 - 36.3
7/6 - 35.1



July MTD - 155.9 miles

July Goal -
07-05-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,882
Posted By SamSpade1941

I've been busy riding my bike(s) and working. ...

I've been busy riding my bike(s) and working. As nice as the company is here, exchanging thoughts online about riding bikes don't trump actually riding bikes...
07-05-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,966
Posted By Lemond1985

Starch addiction is no laughing matter. Someone...

Starch addiction is no laughing matter. Someone at a party convinces you experiment with tasting a French Fry or two. NBD. Before you know it, you're frantically sending out resumes to Or-Ida,...
07-04-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,686
Posted By insignia100

June was not good to me due to work schedules and...

June was not good to me due to work schedules and weather schedules that didn't mesh. This month my goal is 150 miles (again).

7/4/2019 - 26.4 miles

Total: 26.4 miles
07-04-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,686
Posted By Aahzz

July goal is 250 7/1 7.23 Had to cut it...

July goal is 250

7/1 7.23 Had to cut it short due to ridiculous schedule
7/2 10.44 It was a sweaty one out there today...
7/3 10.52
7/4 10.39


July to date: 38.58
07-04-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,137
Posted By subgrade

What is the world coming to? Men are supposed to...

What is the world coming to? Men are supposed to be hairy!
07-02-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By AlmostTrick

Motorcyclists call them "tar snakes" and consider...

Motorcyclists call them "tar snakes" and consider them dangerous. Surely they affect pedal cyclists too, and I've felt my bike squirm a tiny bit on 'em but never dangerously.

Until now, I've not...
07-02-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,686
Posted By Aahzz

July goal is 250 7/1 7.23 Had to cut it...

July goal is 250

7/1 7.23 Had to cut it short due to ridiculous schedule
7/2 10.44 It was a sweaty one out there today...


July to date: 17.67
Year to date: 824.72
07-01-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,686
Posted By Jac of Hearts

July goal 125 miles 07/01 10.16 If you...

July goal 125 miles

07/01 10.16

If you had told me a year ago I'd be riding 10 miles on a Monday morning, I would have called you nuts!
07-01-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,686
Posted By Aahzz

July goal is 250 7/1 7.23 Had to cut it...

July goal is 250

7/1 7.23 Had to cut it short due to ridiculous schedule


July to date: 7.23
07-01-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,358
Posted By delbiker1

I don't know how I could have left out the empty...

I don't know how I could have left out the empty my bladder. It has become a huge deal for me, enlarged prostrate. It is a very short time after getting the feeling to urinate that it turns into "I...
07-01-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By jwitt

06/01 - 4.96 - TERRIBLE!!! Another blow out...

06/01 - 4.96 - TERRIBLE!!! Another blow out getting really tired of it. Always the rear tire.
06/02 - 42.27 - Great BUT Windy ride. Goal for the day was 50 miles but got leg cramps at the 39 mile...
06-30-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By scotton

Goal: 500 miles June miles: 573 Rides: 18 ...

Goal: 500 miles
June miles: 573
Rides: 18
Feet climbed: 21,074

Goal achieved!!!
Pretty good month, included the Tour de Italy and the Texas Gravel Championships. Now I'm gearing up for the...
06-30-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By morph3715

Goal: 100 miles June 1: 18.6 June 2: 20.03...

Goal: 100 miles

June 1: 18.6
June 2: 20.03
June 4: 16.85
June 7: 19.98
June 8: 20.02
June 9: 10.80
June 11: 17.87
June 15: 19.41
06-30-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Jac of Hearts

June Goal 100 miles 06/02 5.09 06/04 7.37...

June Goal 100 miles

06/02 5.09
06/04 7.37 (Greenway ride)
06/05 1.11 (checking out the camp ground)
06/06 5.40 (Greenway ride in the mtns. Whew! )
06/09 6.60 (crappy weather gym spin)
06/10...
06-30-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Aahzz

June goal 200 miles June 1 10.48 June 2...

June goal 200 miles

June 1 10.48
June 2 10.45
June 3 12.04
June 4 10.58
June 5 11.12
June 6 10.48
June 7 10.55 30 days in a row :)
June 9 10.6
06-30-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By MattTheHat

I covered the most miles Iíve ever covered in a...

I covered the most miles Iíve ever covered in a single month, at just over 1,000. When I started riding last May I would have never thought I could have done that. My body is telling me I shouldnít...
06-30-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Jac of Hearts

June Goal 100 miles 06/02 5.09 06/04 7.37...

June Goal 100 miles

06/02 5.09
06/04 7.37 (Greenway ride)
06/05 1.11 (checking out the camp ground)
06/06 5.40 (Greenway ride in the mtns. Whew! )
06/09 6.60 (crappy weather gym spin)
06/10...
06-29-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 600 miles 6/7 - 27 miles 6/8 - 25 6/9...

Goal: 600 miles
6/7 - 27 miles
6/8 - 25
6/9 - 20
6/10 - 326/16 - 55 in pouring rain
6/17 - 51
6/18 -51
6/19 - 65
6/21 - 53
6/22 - 5
06-29-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By wobrien

I have never understood the aversion to...

I have never understood the aversion to kickstands. with all of the expensive gadgets that people put on their bikes many still resist kickstands. Do they weigh too much??? Give me a break. A...
06-29-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By gnappi

I've NEVER had a bike get knocked over with a...

I've NEVER had a bike get knocked over with a kickstand but from leaning? Many times. Even a stiff breeze will do it. Not me, but as usual YMMV.
06-28-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By Aahzz

I love my kickstand. Would really dislike not...

I love my kickstand. Would really dislike not having one.
06-27-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By Moe Zhoost

No, they have a team car with a guy that jumps...

No, they have a team car with a guy that jumps out to hold the bike up.

I eschewed kick-stands for 40 years, thinking that they were not for "real" cyclists. I recently mounted a Greenfield on my...
06-27-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,490
Posted By College3.0

I turfed it last summer, but didn't even have the...

I turfed it last summer, but didn't even have the dignity of knowing it was someone else's fault. My front wheel dropped into a railroad track in an urban area. I was riding with two dudes at the...
06-27-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By FiftySix

I like kickstands. Much like I like centerstands...

I like kickstands. Much like I like centerstands on motorcycles. But then I ride rather pedestrian types of bicycles where a kickstand is more of a help than a hindrance.
06-27-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By jefnvk

Greenfield rear kickstand is what I use, on...

Greenfield rear kickstand is what I use, on everything but my disc brake bike (doesn't fit) or the vintage ones with built in stands.

If you want one, get one. Don't let people shame you into not...
06-27-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By boozergut

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets...

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets hotter stops become more frequent. By the time I stop Im dripping sweat, my glasses are fogged up, and bugs are biting. I don't like groping for a tree,...
06-27-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By gringomojado

Get and use kickstands, don't be a "purist"...

Get and use kickstands, don't be a "purist" (snob)! Next you will be shaving (if you are male) your legs!
06-26-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,531
Posted By thumpism

Rear mount such as a Greenfield is useful and...

Rear mount such as a Greenfield is useful and nearly universal. Newer bikes with disc brakes have frame fitting bosses that might interfere with mounting these....
06-26-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,606
Posted By FrenchFit

Not sure I rephrased anything and I can't parse...

Not sure I rephrased anything and I can't parse out what you are trying to say ... but I suspect we agree more than disagree. The slam on running because it is somehow harmful is simply...
06-26-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,606
Posted By BengalCat

The numbers above speak for themselves. However,...

The numbers above speak for themselves. However, I wonder how many "serious recreational bicycle riders" there are? You know, (as one subjective example), folks that do at least three rides a week...
06-25-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Aahzz

June goal 200 miles June 1 10.48 June 2...

June goal 200 miles

June 1 10.48
June 2 10.45
June 3 12.04
June 4 10.58
June 5 11.12
June 6 10.48
June 7 10.55 30 days in a row https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/smile.gif
June 9...
06-23-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Aahzz

June goal 200 miles June 1 10.48 June 2...

June goal 200 miles

June 1 10.48
June 2 10.45
June 3 12.04
June 4 10.58
June 5 11.12
June 6 10.48
June 7 10.55 30 days in a row https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/smile.gif
June 9...
06-22-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Jac of Hearts

June Goal 100 miles 06/02 5.09 06/04 7.37...

June Goal 100 miles

06/02 5.09
06/04 7.37 (Greenway ride)
06/05 1.11 (checking out the camp ground)
06/06 5.40 (Greenway ride in the mtns. Whew! )
06/09 6.60 (crappy weather gym spin)
06/10...
06-22-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By good4u

06/01 - 26.6 Miles 06/03 - 22.9 Revised 06/05...

06/01 - 26.6 Miles
06/03 - 22.9 Revised
06/05 - 22.9
06/06 - 40.5
06/09 - 36.1
06/20 - 28.0
06/22 - 61.7 Personal longest ever. Five hours moving time more or less according to GPS.
06-22-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 600 miles 6/7 - 27 miles 6/8 - 25 6/9...

Goal: 600 miles
6/7 - 27 miles
6/8 - 25
6/9 - 20
6/10 - 326/16 - 55 in pouring rain
6/17 - 51
6/18 -51
6/19 - 65
6/21 - 53
6/22 - 5
06-21-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By scotton

Goal: 500 miles MTD: 438 miles Rides: 13 ...

Goal: 500 miles
MTD: 438 miles
Rides: 13
Feet climbed: 16,657

Lots of gravel lately (60 miles this morning), have a race next Saturday.
06-20-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Aahzz

June goal 200 miles June 1 10.48 June 2...

June goal 200 miles

June 1 10.48
June 2 10.45
June 3 12.04
June 4 10.58
June 5 11.12
June 6 10.48
June 7 10.55 30 days in a row https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/smile.gif
June 9...
06-18-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,832
Posted By Shimagnolo

I've lost count of how many times I've read about...

I've lost count of how many times I've read about ridiculous decisions made by English courts.
Most often it is punishing victims who had the audacity to defend themselves when physically attacked....
06-18-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Jac of Hearts

June Goal 100 miles 06/02 5.09 06/04 7.37...

June Goal 100 miles

06/02 5.09
06/04 7.37 (Greenway ride)
06/05 1.11 (checking out the camp ground)
06/06 5.40 (Greenway ride in the mtns. Whew! )
06/09 6.60 (crappy weather gym spin)
06/10...
06-18-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By Helderberg

Go and get some seat time on each of the bikes....

Go and get some seat time on each of the bikes. They are going to be about the same quality of components but the frame/fit is what is going to keep you on or off the bike in the long run.
Frank.
06-17-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By MattTheHat

06/01 - 29.9 miles 06/02 - 36.3 miles 06/03 -...

06/01 - 29.9 miles
06/02 - 36.3 miles
06/03 - 24.3 miles
06/04 - 48.3 miles
06/05 - 22.2 miles
06/06 - 42.2 miles
06/07 - 25.5 miles
06/08 - 12.4 miles
06/09 - 58.5 miles
06/10 - 38.4 miles
06-17-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By Jac of Hearts

June Goal 100 miles 06/02 5.09 06/04 7.37...

June Goal 100 miles

06/02 5.09
06/04 7.37 (Greenway ride)
06/05 1.11 (checking out the camp ground)
06/06 5.40 (Greenway ride in the mtns. Whew! )
06/09 6.60 (crappy weather gym spin)
06/10...
06-16-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,187
Posted By morph3715

Goal: 100 miles June 1: 18.6 June 2: ...

Goal: 100 miles

June 1: 18.6
June 2: 20.03
June 4: 16.85
June 7: 19.98
June 8: 20.02
June 9: 10.80
June 11: 17.87
June 15: 19.41
06-16-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By DanAndrews01

I would just point out that the variability of...

I would just point out that the variability of LBS services is astounding, great LBS have a profitable and proactive service department and shouldn't mind where you bought equipment.
06-15-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,966
Posted By Gresp15C

Oddly enough it's the other way around for me....

Oddly enough it's the other way around for me. Cycling is my secret energy source for living my regular life.
06-15-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By Gresp15C

Advantage of LBS: Dealing with a human being. ...

Advantage of LBS: Dealing with a human being.

Disadvantage of LBS: Dealing with a human being.

It occurs to me that your typical LBS owner is a bike lover / cycling enthusiast first, and maybe...
06-15-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,966
Posted By philbob57

Sleep. The better I sleep, the more energy I have.

Sleep. The better I sleep, the more energy I have.
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