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08-21-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 820
Posted By Phil_gretz

In what was once a civilized society, we have...

In what was once a civilized society, we have deteriorated to the point that many individuals are so wrapped up in their little world(s) that they no longer consider how their actions affect others. ...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 974
Posted By Korina

I was surprised at how much I like the grip...

I was surprised at how much I like the grip shifters on my '95 Singletrack. They shift well and look clean. YMMV, of course.
07-28-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,493
Posted By John_V

I use MTB pedals on my road bikes and had a pair...

I use MTB pedals on my road bikes and had a pair of Specialized BG Pro MTB shoes that lasted me 28,000 miles and a pair of LG Terra MTB shoes that lased 21,700 miles, Both would have lasted much...
07-22-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,799
Posted By linnefaulk

I wear https://www.buffusa.com/ The rest of me...

I wear https://www.buffusa.com/
The rest of me is soak, but my head is dry from the wicking. And I don’t have sweat running into my eyes.
07-11-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By dsbrantjr

The tube fits the tire, so find one whose size...

The tube fits the tire, so find one whose size range includes 1.95" (~38mm) which is a fairly common size. Since the tube stretches to fill the tire you could go somewhat smaller or larger but larger...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,457
Posted By fietsbob

Only issue I had with Continental Travel...

Only issue I had with Continental Travel Contacts , was I got quite bored

with all the 'experts' pointing out my once knobby tire was worn smooth in the center/...


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Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,457
Posted By AusTexMurf

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/202x700/travel_contact_ct_p_01_387b65a3afb695adfedfde524a832991adc0782a.pngI like the Continental Travel Contacts and their 26X1.75 rides like a...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,054
Posted By RubeRad

What, they only allow Ultegra and Dura Ace in...

What, they only allow Ultegra and Dura Ace in your ritzy gated community? Are the roads also paved with gold? Don't be such a snob, Tiagra works just fine!
06-19-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,443
Posted By nomadmax

You know your beat better than anyone. If a...

You know your beat better than anyone. If a hybrid or a gravel bike will get it done and not be beat to death, that's what I'd want to ride. I've spent some time TAD in Vegas. This is me and...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,488
Posted By himespau

I love Wald folding baskets with a bungee cargo...

I love Wald folding baskets with a bungee cargo net, but that's not what you're asking.
05-26-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By canklecat

Check out The Black Bibs short inseam bibs...

Check out The Black Bibs short inseam bibs (https://www.theblackbibs.com/shop/bibs-shortin). I have their regular bibs and they're fine for the money.

I have the opposite problem. I'd prefer a...
05-19-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,914
Posted By Lemond1985

I have settled on this position too, after many...

I have settled on this position too, after many years of trial and error.

Rode yesterday with the saddle pointed slightly downward, and discovered something. When I do that it eliminates the...
05-18-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,830
Posted By JoeyBike

Fair question, not a bother. Almost anyplace...

Fair question, not a bother.

Almost anyplace I can think of that is away from traffic makes for great skating. So I prefer to do that. However, weather and other factors may push me towards a...
05-16-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,803
Posted By 86az135i

You would only want to use a gun as a last ditch....

You would only want to use a gun as a last ditch. Also flashing a gun when your life is not perceived to be in danger can get you in hot water. But I fully endorse carrying a gun. Just...
05-14-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Darth Lefty

I hope they dont. Wed have to stop telling the...

I hope they dont. Wed have to stop telling the Spinal Tap joke, its been a mainstay for a decade
05-12-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By streetstomper

The whole point of this topic is that the Bicycle...

The whole point of this topic is that the Bicycle Rider covers in the original post show that things were still laid-back in the 80s. Covers on the major cycling magazines were likewise focused on...
05-11-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,830
Posted By wolfchild

Auto manufacturers need to stop putting those...

Auto manufacturers need to stop putting those stupid infotainment systems into their vehicles and they also need to design and install software which prevents cell phone usage while driving. If the...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,168
Posted By phtomita

I have the mirrycle bar end mirror on my drop bar...

I have the mirrycle bar end mirror on my drop bar end. Can adjust to virtually any position and very happy with it.
05-07-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By pressed001

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it...

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it and wish all hubs were so quiet.
04-29-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,087
Posted By tcs

I went to the auto show for the first time in...

I went to the auto show for the first time in years. I was shocked at how complicated and non-intuitive the secondary controls have become, actuated by a touch screen that required eyes because it...
04-29-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,442
Posted By bear_a_bug

As one currently sardine-canned in an El train on...

As one currently sardine-canned in an El train on the way home from work due to heavy rain this morning, there's nothing so freeing as being master of your own commuting destiny on a bike.

So,...
04-29-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,087
Posted By Bigbus

I couldn't agree more with the "courteous" driver...

I couldn't agree more with the "courteous" driver who wants to give the poor guy on the bike the right of way when it's not appropriate comments. All they do is add confusion to the situation instead...
04-28-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,375
Posted By greatscott

I use those hooks in my garage, bikes take up...

I use those hooks in my garage, bikes take up less garage floor space when hanging from the ceiling. I hang mine by the wheels, the bikes are hung by the first bike being hung by the front wheel,...
04-27-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,474
Posted By Happy Feet

I believe the best thing to happen to cycling...

I believe the best thing to happen to cycling would be for every LBS to disapear for about 20 years. This would eliminate all the modern technology that people can not maintain themselves and return...
04-26-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,728
Posted By Viich

KMC chains are great - the $10-15 chains for 6, 7...

KMC chains are great - the $10-15 chains for 6, 7 & 8 speed are plenty durable. Chains get far more expensive as they get narrower (ie. more 'speeds') with $80+ 12 speed chains.
04-26-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,728
Posted By fietsbob

KMC chains have proven them selves Adequate ..

KMC chains have proven them selves Adequate ..
04-26-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,728
Posted By Kedosto

I roll with mid grade KMC chains. I like their...

I roll with mid grade KMC chains. I like their quick link design for ease of use. Even as a Clyde it's not a problem for me to get upwards of 5k miles out of one. I regularly get about 5k miles...
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