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02-26-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Gyro

I'm to believe the UCI has no say in how the...

I'm to believe the UCI has no say in how the routes are made up, how many cars and motorcycles are to be included. What hazards will be include in each course, road furniture, tricky roundabouts...
02-25-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Gyro

I wonder, who receives the red card for the...

I wonder, who receives the red card for the litter the fans spew, paint all over the roads, flares, fireworks. Many, so drunk to the gills they interfere with the race and racers on every climb....
02-23-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,689
Posted By Gyro

Thru axle removal and reinstallation. ...

Thru axle removal and reinstallation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5boxXZFhh8&ab_channel=BicyclesEast
02-12-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,706
Posted By Gyro

Took a virtual car ride down south from Big Sur...

Took a virtual car ride down south from Big Sur last night. Yup that wouldn't work.
02-11-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,706
Posted By Gyro

If that for me I'm east coast too. Thinking out...

If that for me I'm east coast too. Thinking out side of the box.
02-11-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,706
Posted By Gyro

Have someone at or neat Lucia take you pass the...

Have someone at or neat Lucia take you pass the break by boat and pickup Hyw1 again were convenient?
02-07-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By Gyro

Did they get that sock length thing sorted out?

Did they get that sock length thing sorted out?
01-26-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,262
Posted By Gyro

I've been in the the twenties. Only clear roads

I've been in the the twenties. Only clear roads
01-24-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,463
Posted By Gyro

There's always Cycling Torrents.nl.

There's always Cycling Torrents.nl.
01-24-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,239
Posted By Gyro

Here lies Jimmy Day Died protecting his right...

Here lies Jimmy Day
Died protecting his right of way
Now, Jim was right as the day is long
But he's just as dead as if he was wrong
01-21-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,239
Posted By Gyro

The guy that owns the bike shop I do business...

The guy that owns the bike shop I do business with races on both frozen lakes and road courses in the summer. He of course wears amour when racing. He doesn't when riding around town.
01-21-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,239
Posted By Gyro

I live in a 200,000+ size city and we lose 3 to 4...

I live in a 200,000+ size city and we lose 3 to 4 a year. A few years back a jackass was flying down a 40 mph road. Tried to run a light and ended up hitting the door of a car going through. His bike...
01-21-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,239
Posted By Gyro

I've been wearing a MC helmet since 1971. As for...

I've been wearing a MC helmet since 1971. As for the rest, boots, jeans and a leather coat depending on temp. The jackasses I see on crotch rockets won't be saved by any kind of armor.
01-21-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,239
Posted By Gyro

I don't know anyone wearing amour on a MC.

I don't know anyone wearing amour on a MC.
01-15-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,784
Posted By Gyro

I'd rather they go, otherwise we look at each...

I'd rather they go, otherwise we look at each other. Neither sure what to do.
01-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,707
Posted By Gyro

Whatever. Go back to sleep.

Whatever. Go back to sleep.
01-09-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,707
Posted By Gyro

You don't live in this state. I said the same, he...

You don't live in this state. I said the same, he insisted it was true.
01-09-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,707
Posted By Gyro

That’s off topic, but, while I don’t doubt the...

That’s off topic, but, while I don’t doubt the doc said that, I do doubt that it’s true someone could get a DWI for a motorcycle accident in their own garage. Traffic laws do not apply on private...
01-09-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,707
Posted By Gyro

DWI time if your caught riding a lawn mower drunk...

DWI time if your caught riding a lawn mower drunk here.

True store, short version. Friend drunk, moving his Harley in his garage falls over, smashing his foot. See his doctor and told straight...
01-09-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,784
Posted By Gyro

I can't think of a single one anywhere where I...

I can't think of a single one anywhere where I live.
12-24-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,333
Posted By Gyro

Reminds me of my attack. After the local sheriff...

Reminds me of my attack. After the local sheriff picked me up. I rode with him to the house where the dogs were. Pulling into the driveway, both dogs attacked the tires on the car before he had...
12-16-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,333
Posted By Gyro

I was bit by a Great White Pyrenees last year . I...

I was bit by a Great White Pyrenees last year . I was rolling up to a blind country stop sign. Trees blocking east, west view 55 mph highway. Hidden in the bushes to my left were two Pyrenees I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By Gyro

Are the trainer and P-47 from byrons scale...

Are the trainer and P-47 from byrons scale aircraft?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,951
Posted By Gyro

I've never had a saddle sore. I do get a painful...

I've never had a saddle sore. I do get a painful burning sensation that my wife believes is like diaper rash. Either Dr. Smith's or Diaper Rash Paste clears it right up. Both have 40% of Zinc Oxide....
12-06-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,087
Posted By Gyro

I prefer heat to cold. Other than sleeping, then...

I prefer heat to cold. Other than sleeping, then the other way around.
12-04-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,429
Posted By Gyro

\ I'd guess range lost do to weight?

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I'd guess range lost do to weight?
12-01-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,946
Posted By Gyro

I do the same, one of the reasons a bought a bike...

I do the same, one of the reasons a bought a bike hauler. I can't get the last bit of tire over the rim without using using a Kool Stop tire jack. Had 3 flats over 3,500 miles this year, 2 rear and...
11-21-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By Gyro

Off the top of my head, anyone seen the movie Big...

Off the top of my head, anyone seen the movie Big Wednesday? The scene Jan-Michael Vincent character and his daughter are watching him surf when he was the top dog and the rest in the theater, booing...
11-17-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By Gyro

Here's a short shot I upload to a file hosting...

Here's a short shot I upload to a file hosting from my hero 6 on my handle bars. The 6 does a great job smoothing out the bumps. If your looking to just record your rides , it's all you need. 350 meg...
Forum: Touring
11-16-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,171
Posted By Gyro

Iv'e carried a Lumix DMC FZ300 since 2015 for...

Iv'e carried a Lumix DMC FZ300 since 2015 for over 20,000 miles in a Ripoffs Holster on a belt. No problems to speak of.

This model Ripoffs Model CO-179EP...
11-16-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,979
Posted By Gyro

Try this one ...

Try this one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIGjEcpAa-k
11-15-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By Gyro

Here's a short shot I upload to a file hosting...

Here's a short shot I upload to a file hosting from my hero 6 on my handle bars. The 6 does a great job smoothing out the bumps. If your looking to just record your rides , it's all you need. 350 meg...
11-15-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Gyro

Meant to respond and forgot. I saw this with my...

Meant to respond and forgot. I saw this with my father when it was released. The whole theater was filled with laughter when he tore the gas station apart fighting the two owners and riding the...
11-15-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,656
Posted By Gyro

I"ll break 4000 miles this year having started...

I"ll break 4000 miles this year having started last January. I've haven't seen a large increase in bike use where I generally ride. There was a increase of walkers and joggers after the gyms and...
11-12-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Gyro

For anyone interested, this vid drives by the...

For anyone interested, this vid drives by the places in question. Someone posted at 1:22 in the vid that house belongs to Cher.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afl7Zm-6JRY
11-12-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Gyro

That looks pretty good. I'm just curious how much...

That looks pretty good. I'm just curious how much things have changed over the years. Never been to Cal and loved the views in the movie when I first saw it. I got a kick riding along in the uber...
11-12-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Gyro

I found that one when I started searching. Found...

I found that one when I started searching. Found a number of now dead links for other info.
11-12-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Gyro

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/956x419/untitled_2_f9b6db983df8a79cf0de4cfd2766af42bfe38aa2.jpg

Here's another view from the same spot? Appears in the film to be the opposite...
11-12-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Gyro

Also Dave Draper who was Schwarzenegger long time...

Also Dave Draper who was Schwarzenegger long time friend and workout mate. Something I didn't know until looking for the film locations. I have found the location shot from "It's a mad mad mad world"...
11-11-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Gyro

Looking for a location

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/809x398/don_t_96238da7ff14061915d9e615dfeaa9b66b13cd58.jpg
Watched a copy of Don't Make Waves the other night. Anyone know where this shot is...
Forum: Touring
11-09-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,068
Posted By Gyro

I'm not a touring rider, just local and I want to...

I'm not a touring rider, just local and I want to continue to be one. I'd uber across that seven mile bridge. I also have to use the Koolstop tool for that last bit of tire.
11-06-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By Gyro

Gopro 6, handlebar. Safer no. It 's not going to...

Gopro 6, handlebar. Safer no. It 's not going to save me from problems I may run into, in court later, maybe.

Yes, I like to do dark night time-lapse or look back at something I found unusual ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By Gyro

When my butt begins to ache. I stand on the...

When my butt begins to ache. I stand on the pedals and clench my butt to get the blood moving. That helps most of the time.
Forum: Touring
10-31-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Gyro

You should check this too....

You should check this too. https://bikeeriecanal.com/forum.aspx
10-29-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,107
Posted By Gyro

Depending on temps, I wear cycling leg pants...

Depending on temps, I wear cycling leg pants warmers, whatever their called. My padded bike shorts and the next size up jeans. I'm a 34 I wear 36.This is good for into the forties.
10-28-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By Gyro

Funny thing, every nut job I've seen either on...

Funny thing, every nut job I've seen either on small dirt bikes, crotch rockets or Harleys all want the same thing, To be a loud as possible at all times. If they could just run a small pipe for an...
10-26-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,124
Posted By Gyro

Ohhhhh, I forgot. My mother-in-law horded 100...

Ohhhhh, I forgot. My mother-in-law horded 100 rolls of toilet paper. I bored friend of mine said, that was enough for 15 years. Don't know where his math came from.
10-26-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,124
Posted By Gyro

So did a friend of mine. DTs are nothing to be...

So did a friend of mine. DTs are nothing to be trifled with.
10-26-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,124
Posted By Gyro

Nothing.

Nothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,830
Posted By Gyro

No problem. I had a incident with my 2014 with a...

No problem. I had a incident with my 2014 with a car, resulting in a bend rear rim. At the moment, I'm waiting for a new rim and riding my late nineties FX. Which is a beast in comparison with the...
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