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07-11-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,430
Posted By shelbyfv

Put some electrolytes in your water bottle, don't...

Put some electrolytes in your water bottle, don't wait until after the ride. Welcome to BF:thumb:
07-11-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,430
Posted By DrIsotope

Just sounds like you outrode your current...

Just sounds like you outrode your current conditioning. Elevated core temperature would seem to indicate you got mild heatstroke/dehydration. Just keep drinking-- lots.

My wife does not manage...
06-26-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,106
Posted By Miele Man

When I was in my early teens I rescued an injured...

When I was in my early teens I rescued an injured pigeon that had hardly any feathers left. Cleaned him up and raised him until he was healthy. I even had to teach him how to fly. I used to put him...
06-03-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,485
Posted By dfrench52

Why not dismount and walk your bike for that...

Why not dismount and walk your bike for that short distance?
12-16-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,399
Posted By Daniel4

The cyclist should take the responsibility. When...

The cyclist should take the responsibility. When approaching any pedestrian, slow down, ring your bell or horn, give a wide berth when passing in case the pedestrian swerves or changes direction. ...
12-16-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,399
Posted By livedarklions

To be honest, I've had far more trouble with...

To be honest, I've had far more trouble with bicyclists pulling crap like that than joggers. Joggers are easier to swerve around, but when a bike is turned into the path, it usually blocks the lane...
12-16-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,399
Posted By aclinjury

We all know that pretty much zero cyclist ever...

We all know that pretty much zero cyclist ever obey the speed limit law on these MUPs, which is usually 10-15mph max. So how fast were you going?

And in the court, if it's just your words versus...
09-07-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,215
Posted By Alleytom

It's funny, later on my ride this morning I...

It's funny, later on my ride this morning I actually got complimented on my bell, nice!
08-01-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 33,175
Posted By MarcusT

Every time, I think; this might be risky, I say...

Every time, I think; this might be risky, I say to myself; better to die doing something you love rather than slipping in the bath tub or hit by a falling piano
07-20-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,276
Posted By JasonD67

I've always just pointed with the arm on that...

I've always just pointed with the arm on that side to which I'm turning. I don't think 98% of drivers or other cyclists have any idea that a raised left arm means a right turn.
07-20-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,276
Posted By JasonD67

I was behind a guy on a group ride once. We...

I was behind a guy on a group ride once. We approached a right turn and he held up his left hand and and raised his fist to the sky. I was quite perplexed until I realized he was giving the (correct)...
07-19-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,423
Posted By Gresp15C

Rim brakes, amusing failure mode

So I hopped on my bike, headed down the hill from my house towards the stoplight at the bottom, and... no brakes! I squeezed hard, and all of a sudden they engaged -- hard. I didn't crash. My brakes...
07-18-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,686
Posted By jeffreythree

Heat just changes how and when I ride, not if I...

Heat just changes how and when I ride, not if I ride. I also reduce my effort on heat advisory day.
07-09-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,494
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Any ride is a good ride. Miles are less...

Any ride is a good ride. Miles are less important than how often you ride.
07-05-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By Rje58

Actually, seriously: LIFE is the leading cause...

Actually, seriously: LIFE is the leading cause of death.
07-05-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,638
Posted By Irenicus

No kickstand, nope. I think most shops charge...

No kickstand, nope. I think most shops charge like $15 to put the tape on. Guess I could just buy it and look up tutorials.
07-05-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Fifty-three posts and no one has talked about...

Fifty-three posts and no one has talked about shaving one’s arms.

Shaved, smooth legs and massively hairy arms, like Robin Williams, looks odd.
07-05-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,169
Posted By Rick

I don't have sidewalks in my neighborhood. people...

I don't have sidewalks in my neighborhood. people do walk in the road and I am probably one of only three people who regularly ride bicycles. We just wave, smile and go about our business. I have...
07-05-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,169
Posted By Bigbus

I check the lane of traffic behind me and if it's...

I check the lane of traffic behind me and if it's possible, I swerve further out into the road to go around them. But if there is traffic, and it sounds like there usually is for the OP, I go in the...
07-05-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,169
Posted By StanSeven

I used to be a really competitive runner with 60...

I used to be a really competitive runner with 60 mile average weeks for the year. Often that got close to 100 miles at peak time. I agree that sidewalks suck. Nothing like being really fatigued and...
07-05-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,169
Posted By FiftySix

Same happens here. Pedestrians will walk in the...

Same happens here. Pedestrians will walk in the street with a sidewalk just feet away.

They do it for the same reason joggers do it. None of them want to pick their feet up but an inch or two off...
07-05-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,169
Posted By indyfabz

As I pass I often ask "Is the sidewalk broken?" I...

As I pass I often ask "Is the sidewalk broken?" I also tell men to shave their legs.
07-04-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By Koyote

When I was road racing, I shaved my legs out of...

When I was road racing, I shaved my legs out of tradition.

Now that I race gravel I have hairy legs.
07-04-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By Mountain Mitch

While the OP has a good point which seems to make...

While the OP has a good point which seems to make sense, the problem is that if you only shave one leg that side goes a bit faster and you end up going in a circle! :roflmao:
07-04-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By VegasTriker

As a non-racer I asked a racer who shaved his...

As a non-racer I asked a racer who shaved his legs why on heck he did it. It couldn't be for a speed advantage as the physics of that made no sense to me. His answer made a lot of sense though. If...
07-04-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By gnappi

"Supposed to be hairy?" What about Asian and some...

"Supposed to be hairy?" What about Asian and some North Atlantic countries where men are generally hairless? Compulsory / forced hair transplants? :-)
07-04-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By subgrade

What is the world coming to? Men are supposed to...

What is the world coming to? Men are supposed to be hairy!
07-04-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By Gareth

https://scontent.flhr3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36...

https://scontent.flhr3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36632324_10156106242538387_7823045774454816768_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_oc=AQkKWPv3QxyRbDO2L31jQZkDBifisPtULhUOTucddESeKAla3gSf_OVHaMzG08VZxrQ&_nc_ht=scont...
07-04-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By KraneXL

🎆 Happy Independence Day 2019

http://bestanimations.com/Holidays/Fireworks/4thofjuly/happy-4th-July-firework-gif.gif...
07-03-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By KraneXL

Bad jokes aside, if races can be won by a...

Bad jokes aside, if races can be won by a thousandth of a second I'd say its worth it. But I'm sure its mostly cosmetic. Even so, imagine a swimmer with hair on his back and legs.

At least 50 % of...
07-03-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By Homebrew01

Racers shave as a courtesy to each other, so...

Racers shave as a courtesy to each other, so nobody has to look at hairy legs.
07-03-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore: gringomojado Obvious Troll...

Yet another Ignore: gringomojado
Obvious Troll thread.

edit: Found that other lost Sock.

-Bandera
07-03-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,252
Posted By shelbyfv

As useless as the sex on a bike thread but even...

As useless as the sex on a bike thread but even less imaginative. Not even a participation medal for this.:twitchy:
07-03-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,799
Posted By livedarklions

The thing about exercise-related cramps is...

The thing about exercise-related cramps is they're most likely going to go away completely just as fast as they come on regardless of what you do, so all the folk-cures of cramping are most likely...
07-03-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,320
Posted By TimothyH

This thread sucks.

This thread sucks.
07-03-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,799
Posted By HerrKaLeun

I recently started mixing some "creme of tartar",...

I recently started mixing some "creme of tartar", which has potassium and Morton lite salt (sodium and potassium) in my workout water. Like 3g of creme and 1g of salt gives 700mg of potassium

All...
07-03-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,799
Posted By jgwilliams

I had to look up what a charley horse was. I...

I had to look up what a charley horse was. I guess it's what we would just call a cramp. As they say, two nations divided by a common language.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,691
Posted By Darth Lefty

This is America, you have a right to bare arms

This is America, you have a right to bare arms
06-27-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,418
Posted By rydabent

Another advantage of disc brakes

Another advantage of disc brakes. With most discs they are open enough you can put a padlock thru the disc. That way at least a snatch and runner cant ride of with your bike. A padlock will fit in...
06-27-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,604
Posted By xroadcharlie

I was using a steel rear kickstand, but the bike...

I was using a steel rear kickstand, but the bike fell over too easily no matter how I adjusted it. My new bike has a single leg center kickstand that is much lighter, more stable, and adjustable.
...
06-27-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,604
Posted By fietsbob

may I suggest you lean towards a model with a...

may I suggest you lean towards a model with a mount for a kickstand , mount for short chainstay sport/race style bikes

would be by the rear Left, some now bolt directly on with 2 bolts Trek -...
06-27-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,604
Posted By GlennR

What? Women can't shave their legs too?

What? Women can't shave their legs too?
06-27-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,604
Posted By BobbyG

I have three bikes. My two commuters have...

I have three bikes. My two commuters have kickstands by the rear wheel. My old road bike has none. I lean it against things or against a curb, I will flip it over and rest it on the seat and...
06-27-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,604
Posted By boozergut

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets...

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets hotter stops become more frequent. By the time I stop Im dripping sweat, my glasses are fogged up, and bugs are biting. I don't like groping for a tree,...
06-23-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,827
Posted By Jonah305

Going from clipless to flat pedals

I've recently started to ride with flat pedals on all my bikes - road, gravel, vintage, etc. - and discovered that because I'm much more confident not being clipped in, I end up enjoying my rides a...
06-07-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,858
Posted By Paul Barnard

The new breed of forum trolls have become so...

The new breed of forum trolls have become so unimaginative.
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,858
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-03-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,453
Posted By Dr.Lou

:D Actually I am just the opposite, I use SPF 70...

:D Actually I am just the opposite, I use SPF 70 or higher for chain lube. Smells much better than WD40 or olive oil.
06-03-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,453
Posted By jideta

Way back when I worked at a real service station,...

Way back when I worked at a real service station, we practically took a bath in solvent. I'd find it ironic if it was chain lube that killed me.
06-03-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,453
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most...

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most Effective Suntan Lotion?" thread.
:notamused:
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