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06-25-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,114
Posted By hillyman

Is dirt a color? Guess I need to wash my bike to...

Is dirt a color? Guess I need to wash my bike to remember.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,366
Posted By WhyFi

You should totally talk to them - if there's one...

You should totally talk to them - if there's one thing I've learned, it's that people *love* unsolicited advice.
06-21-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,599
Posted By teejaywhy

Oh snap! There goes your 5 posts on the 2nd...

Oh snap! There goes your 5 posts on the 2nd account, maybe you should register a third one?
06-20-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,114
Posted By Last ride 76

Not Gray

​​​​​​:eek:

Not by...
06-20-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,114
Posted By mtb_addict

why are bikes all black? i hate it. i...

why are bikes all black? i hate it.

i finally chosed a new folder bike out of many candidate. spend weeks analizing and comparing specs and creating spreadsheets and warching youtube videos. then...
06-20-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,599
Posted By ChinookTx

I personally would take the discount yes. 4 holes...

I personally would take the discount yes. 4 holes and 4 rivnuts (and some paint if you're worried about rust) and nobody will see the difference. Plus you get to decide how high/low you want to mount...
06-20-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By John E

The late, great Sheldon Brown had a good writeup:...

The late, great Sheldon Brown had a good writeup:
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/sturmey-archer/s52.html

To shift up through the gears:

1st gear: both levers back
2nd gear: smaller lever...
06-20-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,265
Posted By medic75

I smoked for 30 years. I started when I was only...

I smoked for 30 years. I started when I was only 13 years old. I tried everything to quit, but was never able to actually do it. Gum, patches, Chantix, even acupuncture. The only thing that worked...
Forum: Foo
06-18-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By mtb_addict

If I am consistently struggling thru the week at...

If I am consistently struggling thru the week at the job, I would look for a different job.

Learn to live frugally now. So you don't have to earn a ton of money and forced to be a slave to a job...
06-17-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,871
Posted By tigat

Let's see. More mornings than not, I show...

Let's see.


More mornings than not, I show up at my office on the 28th floor in cycling kit (20 miles each way, fast commute, benefits from the right gear), with one of the gorgeous, one hand...
06-13-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By canklecat

I've done this on and off for decades and tried...

I've done this on and off for decades and tried every variation of cycling behavior. The only thing that works consistently is what most experts recommend -- whether it's called taking the lane,...
Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,159
Posted By 2cam16

Priscilla Barnes was hotter than Suzanne to me.

Priscilla Barnes was hotter than Suzanne to me.
06-10-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,493
Posted By wgscott

Mine have additional functionality:

Mine have additional functionality:
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,957
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,932,438
Posted By Korina

My baby, Pretty Purple Princess Penelope. :love:...

My baby, Pretty Purple Princess Penelope. :love: She's still a work in progress, but I've been riding her all week and loving it. I'll be posting this pic all over, because she's worth showing off.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,311
Posted By Dan333SP

What cable housings are you running? That can...

What cable housings are you running? That can make a big difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,311
Posted By indyfabz

It's a plastic explosive that makes it easier to...

It's a plastic explosive that makes it easier to drope the hamer if you have massive guads.
06-04-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,746
Posted By livedarklions

Needs noodles.

Needs noodles.
06-04-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,746
Posted By TimothyH

I think now would be a good time to take a deep...

I think now would be a good time to take a deep breath, pour a fresh cup of coffee and summarize what we have learned in this thread. So far we have concluded the following:




Carbon forks...
05-29-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,348
Posted By jade408

Happy belated birthday to me - a custom mixte!

So it is almost my birthday - and my gift to myself is a custom bike to replace my stolen one.

The back story? Last year, as I turned 40, I thought about getting a custom bike, and decided that...
05-29-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By livedarklions

I cracked my tooth on a carbon spork. Those...

I cracked my tooth on a carbon spork. Those things a lot tougher than they look.
05-29-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,430
Posted By Litespud

I disagree - in this context, "man-made" is the...

I disagree - in this context, "man-made" is the very definition of artificial. Look what happened in, for example, the Balkans and the Middle East after WWII - people with little more than maps and...
05-28-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,430
Posted By Litespud

I have pride in my planet, floating there like a...

I have pride in my planet, floating there like a warm little blue jewel in space. I occasionally have pride in my species.
Countries are ephemeral - 250 years ago, the US wasn’t a country. 250 years...
05-28-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,330
Posted By seamuis

Those are pretty, but they would drive me insane,...

Those are pretty, but they would drive me insane, because I could not have them not be shiny. I am utterly anal about brass. So much so, that I replaced my brass crane bell with the ‘neo black’...
05-26-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,766
Posted By Maelochs

yeah, i give everyone a chance to accidentally...

yeah, i give everyone a chance to accidentally say something worthwhile, even the trolls and idiots ... you never know when they might find the acorn ... or unearth some comedy gold.
05-24-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,766
Posted By hillyman

That's why we can't have guns here.

That's why we can't have guns here.
05-20-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,746
Posted By indyfabz

A frame materials thread gets you guys every...

A frame materials thread gets you guys every time. It's like Lucy with the football.
05-20-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,746
Posted By Paul Barnard

It means that bikes shouldn't be made out of...

It means that bikes shouldn't be made out of fishing poles.
05-17-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By bcpriess

Kind of a ******y way to introduce the topic, ya...

Kind of a ******y way to introduce the topic, ya think?
05-17-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By rumrunn6

what do you plan on riding thru? ...

what do you plan on riding thru?

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/854x427/80-mudflap_in_deep_water_1f95c8da4a4675e12d1559e59530585f4df81ce6.jpg

don't forget "wake" meaning...
05-17-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,131
Posted By wgscott

Why do you even need a helmet to train on Amazon...

Why do you even need a helmet to train on Amazon every day?
05-15-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,938
Posted By downhillmaster

Hand washing your bike shorts will make you...

Hand washing your bike shorts will make you faster.
05-15-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,014
Posted By livedarklions

Well, no surprise that you're right about that,...

Well, no surprise that you're right about that, someone with your name should be able to recognize all kinds of bait.
05-14-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,667
Posted By Kapusta

FWIW, the only “wrong” answer here is one where...

FWIW, the only “wrong” answer here is one where you think you have any idea what works for anyone but yourself.
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,414
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Multi-function tailgates on gynormous, cushy...

Multi-function tailgates on gynormous, cushy "pickup trucks." :)
05-13-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,748
Posted By Machka

What's the most you'll spend on a bike? ...

What's the most you'll spend on a bike?

Pretty much a full 24 hours in a day. :)

Done that a few times!
05-12-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,859
Posted By TimothyH

The past is always seen through rose colored...

The past is always seen through rose colored glasses and the assertion that world today is "cutthroat, weight weenie, aero-everything" is certainly false.

Adventure cycling/bikepacking is...
05-11-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,280
Posted By 02Giant

I thought story telling was supposed to end with...

I thought story telling was supposed to end with winter.
05-11-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,835
Posted By berner

I did not have even a single tatoo but quickly...

I did not have even a single tatoo but quickly ran out and got some. Just for my own safety you understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,798
Posted By seau grateau

I personally hate when people host popular/fun...

I personally hate when people host popular/fun cycling events, contribute to meaningful charities, and organize volunteer road cleanups, so I can totally see why people don't like the guy.
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