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Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,038
Posted By woodcraft

I know, right? I never see them in any shops. ...

I know, right? I never see them in any shops.


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08-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,011
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Just for the record, this is scientifically...

Just for the record, this is scientifically inaccurate in pretty much every way. It is factually incorrect.

Thanks for playing, though.
07-30-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By Unca_Sam

No, not wide enough to share. I don't know of any...

No, not wide enough to share. I don't know of any roads nearby that are wide enough to share (12 ft wide or so). There is a center turn lane that I routinely use to go around FRAP cyclists and...
07-30-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously, they are deterring rioting. You don't...

Obviously, they are deterring rioting. You don't see any rioting going on there, do you?

Seriously bad PR no matter how you look at it. There's no legitimate reason for it, and they'd definitely...
07-29-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By njkayaker

Three abreast is illegal.

Three abreast is illegal.
07-29-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By Unca_Sam

How is this helpful? How is this harmful?

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Columbus, OH police bicycle patrol.

I encountered this while lazily...
07-26-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,176
Posted By walnutz

You either care about preventable deaths and a...

You either care about preventable deaths and a government that has done almost nothing about them, or you don’t. These aren’t just numbers, these are people.
Forum: Northeast
07-20-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,998
Posted By FinnfromFordham

Maybrook Open

Maybrook trailway is ready to ride. It is not officially open, there are signs and orange cones and such at crossings telling that the path is not yet open but they are generally ignored. There's...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,998
Posted By LarryS

FINALLY: The trial is open from the R118 parking...

FINALLY: The trial is open from the R118 parking area to Birdsall Drive so no need for the on-road detour. I was riding south on the NCT and was very pleasantly surprised when there was no gate at...
07-09-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,176
Posted By MinnMan

An alternative interpretation is that you just...

An alternative interpretation is that you just don't want to listen to information that doesn't fit your preconceived narrative. What numbers do you want? Infection rates? How about...
07-09-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,176
Posted By 3alarmer

...yeah. Look, we already know a lot more about...

...yeah. Look, we already know a lot more about it than we knew about viruses in 1918. More to the point, how in heaven's name do you explain away the results in countries that have actually done...
07-03-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By MattTheHat

Metric Double Century Ride...A Tale of Caution

I decided about a week ago that I wanted to do a night ride, starting at midnight:01 to be completed on the MUP in my local urban nature preserve. It seemed like today would be a good time to get...
06-24-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By GlennR

Does holy water have more electrolytes?

Does holy water have more electrolytes?
06-22-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By canklecat

The pandemic hasn't changed anything for me,...

The pandemic hasn't changed anything for me, other than always tucking a mask and latex gloves in a ziplock baggie in my middle jersey pocket. Same with shopping in general. I've always preferred to...
06-22-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By Ross520

Every one of those points is nonsensical,...

Every one of those points is nonsensical, especially #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) and #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)...
06-22-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By Koyote

So, am I "living in fear" when I buckle my safety...

So, am I "living in fear" when I buckle my safety belt while driving my car, wear a helmet while riding my bike, lock my door when leaving my home?

And more to the point: How am I "living in fear"...
06-22-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By AlgarveCycling

It's an accepted fact in most enlightened...

It's an accepted fact in most enlightened countries now, especially those that adopted the practise early and saw greatly reduced infected rates and now get to watch in amazement at how those...
06-22-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By Ross520

Japan is a prime example of how mask-wearing can...

Japan is a prime example of how mask-wearing can greatly reduce loss-of-life in regard to covid.
...
06-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By dennis336

Refills are becoming more of a concern as I'm...

Refills are becoming more of a concern as I'm increasing my mileage in peak riding season and the weather is getting hotter. I did a 64 mile, very hilly ride last week and I carried two water...
06-21-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By GlennR

Doesn't matter if they are or not. It's respect...

Doesn't matter if they are or not. It's respect for others so as long as they are mandated.. wear one or stay out.
06-21-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,367
Posted By GlennR

Water is my limiting factor. As you, in the...

Water is my limiting factor.

As you, in the past I was refilling at fast food, dellis and public fountains. Now I won't go in any location. A few times I use outside faucets on the side of a...
03-03-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,650
Posted By livedarklions

The point of that article was not that mutation...

The point of that article was not that mutation may be changing the method of transmission but rather that the mutations may make it easier to trace the path by which it spread. Two seemingly...
02-05-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,376
Posted By jeffwhitfield

No, on the contrary. It's not about speculation....

No, on the contrary. It's not about speculation. It's about advocating ways that make cyclists safer. Each and every situation has a lesson learned. Saying nothing and simply not talking about it...
02-05-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By woodcraft

Wrap with strips of inner tube.

Wrap with strips of inner tube.
01-28-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,512
Posted By livedarklions

Honestly, I don't think the OP should have the...

Honestly, I don't think the OP should have the right to limit the scope of the responses in a thread if there's any rational relationship to the original topic. If the topic of your OP was the...
01-23-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,114
Posted By 5teve

Not. The "self-powered motion" aspect of cycling...

Not. The "self-powered motion" aspect of cycling is a big part of the experience for me. I'd rather go slower for shorter distances than use a boost. I'm 57, if it matter.
01-19-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By Stadjer

This guy gets the idea. ...

This guy gets the idea.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oovSxq2GZhw

Basically they are still very close to the English designs they were based in the early 1900's. Since then typical Dutch has...
01-16-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,165
Posted By cyccommute

I've done it many times. It's never been an...

I've done it many times. It's never been an issue. Almost every time I've done it, there isn't even a question about putting my bike in the room. Don't use the towels to do bike clean up and ...
01-03-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,477
Posted By Anna_Sazzi

Because it's supposed to be a discussion relating...

Because it's supposed to be a discussion relating to general cyclists experience on streets increasingly inhabited by e-bikers?
12-30-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,477
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Wow, the e bikes here are hitting 30 mph and too...

Wow, the e bikes here are hitting 30 mph and too many on the cycling trails around here. Actually racing each other on e bikes. Funny thing is they try to race us who are not on ebikes as well,...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,355
Posted By zacster

I've seen that van parked in my neighborhood,...

I've seen that van parked in my neighborhood, around the corner from my house. But you know what, NYC has a bike rescue service that covers 4 of the 5 boroughs and will transport you to any of the 4...
10-12-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By FedUp

To all the adult bike riders illegally riding on sidewalks

let me preface this with- many of my close friends are avid bike-riders. i know the issues with which they deal.

that does not make it ok to have a holier than thou attitude and ride sidewalks...
Forum: Northeast
09-09-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By ascherer

About halfway, at the Grecian Temple on the...

About halfway, at the Grecian Temple on the Hudson Greenway.

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07-02-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 29,057
Posted By WizardOfBoz

That's not an accurate description of what I...

That's not an accurate description of what I wrote, nor is it my feelings. If you have to misinterpret what other people say to make you feel superior, you are the sad individual. You are blocked.
07-02-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 29,057
Posted By WizardOfBoz

Ok, that quote does ratchet things up. But to the...

Ok, that quote does ratchet things up. But to the OP's point, I think that, to correct MUP ettiquette violations, sometimes you have to speak up.

I also think that the extrapolation to society as...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,712
Posted By yobuttin

Penny Farthing identification

Im hoping someone can identify this penny farthing bike. I dont know anything about it other than the front wheel is 52". I do know grandfather rode it in parades when he was a mason, that was...
06-17-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,851
Posted By Skipjacks

I encountered this yesterday on a rail trail. The...

I encountered this yesterday on a rail trail. The distant part...5 miles or so from any parking lots so zero foot traffic. All bikes.

Passed a couple of group rides all with the flashing...
06-17-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,851
Posted By Paul Barnard

There are some flashers that are so bright that...

There are some flashers that are so bright that on a narrow path if I am looking ahead as I should be, then they are uncomfortably bright. Bright to the point it affects my vision. It's simply not...
06-17-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,851
Posted By Paul Barnard

That's an incredibly selfish view to take. The...

That's an incredibly selfish view to take. The same could be said of me burning my brights on a motor vehicle during the day.
06-04-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,611
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, the '70s style bike with safety levers (but...

Yeah, the '70s style bike with safety levers (but unusually straight fork, per the shadows), lever action .30-30 carbine and Fit Bit seem a bit anachronistic.
Forum: Northeast
06-03-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,871
Posted By hdkct

UniChris, I was working a Trails Day event in...

UniChris, I was working a Trails Day event in Hamden on Saturday and saw you as you road past us. Nice machine! Wish I had a chance to talk with you about it. Your observations are correct. My...
Forum: Northeast
06-02-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,951
Posted By dennis336

What gravel roads do you ride in Southern New England?

Over the last couple of years, I've really come to enjoy cycling on gravel roads. Got a pretty good list of roads I ride in NW Connecticut/SW MA, Chester, CT, and I've been riding some of the D2R2...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,179
Posted By atjurhs

your remark does not help answer the question

your remark does not help answer the question
05-21-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,054
Posted By Daniel4

Treat other on MUPs as you would like to have...

Treat other on MUPs as you would like to have motorists treat you on roadways - safely, patiently and courteously.

And remember, a lot of those pedestrians have their cars parked nearby.
05-19-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16,229
Views: 1,688,739
Posted By ascherer

My wife and I started out on a scheduled ride...

My wife and I started out on a scheduled ride around NYC that wasn’t working out for various reasons. We peeled off and regrouped after 12 miles. Jumped in the car and drove north to pick up the...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,518
Posted By Porter20

My First Century - Solo

It has taken me a couple days to post this, but wanted to share the story on my first century. I ordered my first road bike in August and found this board in September. Since that time and reading...
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