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07-16-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,921
Posted By Leisesturm

The distance the driver had to the car in the...

The distance the driver had to the car in the next lane isn't really that important. The fact that they had a good 2' of room to the left of their own lane IS important. They never deviated from a...
07-07-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,296
Posted By brianhamp

She is now complete. Here are some finished pics.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190706_200841_resized_4cb8e12cc596ca3804e7b7b9ac65440e7b069432.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
07-05-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,897
Posted By vmizera

Been using 70mm front and rear drum hubs on...

Been using 70mm front and rear drum hubs on commuter bike.
Do about 5000 miles a year on them.
Stops consistently in all sorts of weather.
Using Marathon Plus tires; heavy, but bulletproof.
...
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,897
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Having many years experience with a bike with...

Having many years experience with a bike with disks and a bike with drums, I have not observed any difference in the amount of maintenance that is directly related to the brakes. As far as punctures...
06-19-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,358
Posted By noimagination

Sorry, I'm not able to understand the meaning of...

Sorry, I'm not able to understand the meaning of this post, despite re-reading it several times. Can the poster, or anyone else, please explain?
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By seeker333

Zombie threads are more common since a fairly...

Zombie threads are more common since a fairly recent website software update. For many years the OP date was listed immediately below OP's username on the subforum page. A year or two ago an update...
05-15-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

And the local Social Justice Warriors wouldn't...

And the local Social Justice Warriors wouldn't get offended when ads showed the bicyclists because they would represent real life for 99.9% of the population.
05-15-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Correct, ads that don't represent (your concept...

Correct, ads that don't represent (your concept of) real life for 99.9% of America is YOUR "problem."

Sounds like a real pressing issue for any card carrying Social Justice Warrior that would be...
05-15-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By MNHarv

No ad from those eras represented the United...

No ad from those eras represented the United States "persona" although some tried to and some tried to influence us. I was pretty young when I pointed out to an older cousin that what she was showing...
05-13-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By skidder

This will be something of a 'mosh-pit' of ideas...

This will be something of a 'mosh-pit' of ideas but:

Probably started with the introduction of European-brand bicycles in the 1960s that were much lighter than the Schwinns that were so popular at...
05-13-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By PaulH

This is how the world should look. Changuards,...

This is how the world should look. Changuards, fenders, decent geometry. The absolute worst thing that befell cycling was becoming a sport.
05-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By Wildwood

80s - The Ronald Reagan “it’s all about ‘me’”...

80s - The Ronald Reagan “it’s all about ‘me’” generation started things downhill.
60s - ‘Think not about what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country’ attitude.

When...
05-13-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,837
Posted By Darth Lefty

Ca. 1985 all the laid back people stopped buying...

Ca. 1985 all the laid back people stopped buying Varsities and instead bought mountain bikes, and exited your field of view.
04-25-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By Maelochs

Nothing to do with cycling.

Nothing to do with cycling.
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