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06-26-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By Myosmith

Red River Valley, Western MN, Northeast of Fargo,...

Red River Valley, Western MN, Northeast of Fargo, 384 feet / 75 miles = 5.12 ft/mi
06-26-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I vacationed on Sanibel Island, Fl earlier this...

I vacationed on Sanibel Island, Fl earlier this year. Not really good road biking country but on about any ride the high to low elevation change was maybe 10 feet. Dave
06-26-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By frogmorton

North Shore Century in Chicago. 100 miles. 1306...

North Shore Century in Chicago. 100 miles. 1306 ft.

I highly recommend this century. Friendly people, nice scenery and frequent rest stops with plentiful food.
06-26-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By CliffordK

I thought I'd try some scribbling on Strava. ...

I thought I'd try some scribbling on Strava.

https://www.strava.com/routes/19848785

79.21 miles, 584 feet, for an average of 7.37 feet per mile.

of course, the big issue would be the wind...
06-26-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By Yendor72

^^That Doesn't hurt that it goes right past...

^^That

Doesn't hurt that it goes right past my neighborhood either.
06-26-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By wipekitty

The only two flat routes I can think of nearby...

The only two flat routes I can think of nearby are the Great River Trail/Sparta-Elroy Trail, or riding to Houston, MN and hitting the Root River Trail. The former I avoid because it's crushed...
06-24-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By wipekitty

:):thumb: Now for extra fun, try taking the...

:):thumb:

Now for extra fun, try taking the resort rental Trek on one of those rides. I think the bikeshare bikes might actually be better for speed than the bike you posted; if you can figure out...
06-22-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By GlennR

What if you're a triathlete?

What if you're a triathlete?
06-20-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,517
Posted By u235

Do you know how many people have tried to "help...

Do you know how many people have tried to "help me" by telling me I should be riding on the sidewalk instead of the road. They have the best intentions and probably truely feel they are trying to...
06-19-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,517
Posted By Maelochs

"Peer" pressure is the key here. The two...

"Peer" pressure is the key here.

The two rednecks in th pick-up coal-rolling the pack of cyclists consider each other "peers." They do not consider the dozen or so cyclists "peers." If some other...
06-19-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,517
Posted By Maelochs

Very few adults ride bikes compared to how many...

Very few adults ride bikes compared to how many drive. There fore--this is America, after all--people who ride bikes are freaks and loonies and are undeserving of the protections afford to solid,...
06-18-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,517
Posted By mcours2006

Do you honestly think that you can change the way...

Do you honestly think that you can change the way drivers feel about cyclists by stopping at stop signs and obeying ALL the rules of the road? You are much more naive than I first thought. They don't...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-18-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,450
Posted By Carl J

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06-18-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,517
Posted By mcours2006

Last night on the way home I slowed and then rode...

Last night on the way home I slowed and then rode past a stop sign next to a motorist. He felt compelled to pull next to me to tell me that there was a stop sign that I just ran past. I felt...
06-17-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,517
Posted By oldgeezerjeff

Stop signs, red lights, etc. are civic laws...not...

Stop signs, red lights, etc. are civic laws...not moral laws. Therefore, like many here, I do whatever I feel is necessary to protect my own safety and that of those around me. I will take the lane...
06-17-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,517
Posted By DrIsotope

Well, then that is likely how you're going to get...

Well, then that is likely how you're going to get killed. To many drivers, you are nothing more than an impediment, something actively preventing them from reaching their destination-- at best. To...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,716
Posted By Paul Barnard

I can say with unwavering certainty it's the...

I can say with unwavering certainty it's the engine. I have made some really fast bikes go agonizingly slow.
06-13-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,947
Posted By rumrunn6

gotta bring society into the future kicking &...

gotta bring society into the future kicking & screaming ... be a leader
06-13-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,737
Posted By mr_bill

It’s only 14% for about 100 meters.... ...

It’s only 14% for about 100 meters....

https://i.imgur.com/8cljFTU.png
https://i.imgur.com/bg9vTcG.png

-mr. bill
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,716
Posted By MyTi

Ok it is about the engine but I'll take this...

Ok it is about the engine but I'll take this further. Unless you are paid to ride professionally this is just a cute hobby that's about increasing fitness and hopefully having fun. Don't be concerned...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,716
Posted By Zaskar

And position matters more than all of those......

And position matters more than all of those... combined.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,716
Posted By MinnMan

Hah. I sometimes ride the TCBC "Gears Tears and...

Hah. I sometimes ride the TCBC "Gears Tears and Fears" hill climbing ride on Tuesday nights. I'm sure it's the same hills and the same road hazards.
06-12-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By TimothyH

No, he is saying that urban police bikes are...

No, he is saying that urban police bikes are required to have more durable wheels made of carbon.

"(stairs, curbs, etc.). The riggors of carrying 50 lbs of equipment for the EMS Cyclist, mainly...
06-12-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By indyfabz

And yet we were correct. Guess that means the...

And yet we were correct. Guess that means the issue wasn't complicated in the least.
06-12-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By indyfabz

So in essence, exactly what the rest of us...

So in essence, exactly what the rest of us explained to you.
06-12-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By Maelochs

Look at it from another angle---police forces...

Look at it from another angle---police forces choose MTBs, so why?

Id wager it is because they frequently don't succeed through speed, and are quick enough when speed is needed.

A strong rider...
06-12-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By MikeyMK

Police cyclists are more rolling radios than...

Police cyclists are more rolling radios than pursuers. They have instant access to every vehicle in the fleet, they don't need to give chase on something that's gonna get a pinch-flat within three...
06-12-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By Trevtassie

See crime going down on other side of park. ...

See crime going down on other side of park. Bunny hops curb, gets pinch flat... fixes pinch flat, gets stuck in soft grass.
06-09-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,278
Posted By Rollfast

Force shields and laser cannons, or forget it....

Force shields and laser cannons, or forget it. Han Solo was right, that and secret compartments to hide Kessel spices.
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,131
Posted By flieger

I'm retired and spend a lot of time at my...

I'm retired and spend a lot of time at my console. On my desktop is a copy of the SIT (special information tone) for non-working number. You can find it easily by Googling it.
When a robocall comes...
06-07-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,278
Posted By mr_bill

And it has indeed turned out HUGE!...

And it has indeed turned out HUGE! (https://www.mass.gov/info-details/speed-limits-in-thickly-settled-or-business-districts#municipalities-that-have-notified-massdot-of-opt-in-)

p.s. In the EU,...
06-06-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,278
Posted By mr_bill

The pretty shots are the stills...

The pretty shots are the stills (https://www.autoblog.com/2019/06/03/volvo-car-bicycle-crash-tests-poc/#slide-7589071).

That probably is a real engineer in the still. Even a few decades later I...
06-06-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,278
Posted By wphamilton

The Volvo tests apparently go beyond the...

The Volvo tests apparently go beyond the safety-standard drop-tests, so I don't really see the objections here. I also doubt that what we see in the video is the full extent of Volvo's test...
06-06-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,278
Posted By mr_bill

It's not just the EU. Japan too....

It's not just the EU. Japan too. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2018/03/15/so-uh-whats-this-bowling-ball-test-that-trump-was-talking-about/)

BTW, before the EU and Japanese...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,935
Posted By tagaproject6

Bikeforums single internet photo forensic...

Bikeforums single internet photo forensic investigators are on the case :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,935
Posted By WhyFi

Steel forks fare better when something gets...

Steel forks fare better when something gets lodged in the wheel? Do they also manage to not throw the rider over the bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,935
Posted By base2

The string of blown out spokes, buckle visible on...

The string of blown out spokes, buckle visible on the backside of the fork and the angle of the tear from upper/forward to lower/aft indicate that something was jammed in the wheel as she rode.
...
06-05-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,278
Posted By livedarklions

The obvious solution for a lot of collision...

The obvious solution for a lot of collision safety issues is Nerf auto body technology.
06-02-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,658
Posted By livedarklions

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06-02-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,737
Posted By Riveting

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,649
Posted By seau grateau

Why pay big money for a bike? You can get one for...

Why pay big money for a bike? You can get one for $100 at Walmart.
05-21-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,894
Posted By livedarklions

I grew up near there when that was still a train...

I grew up near there when that was still a train yard. I miss the boom noise of freight cars being coupled.
05-17-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By chas58

Wow, good list. I like $5 merino wool or...

Wow, good list.
I like $5 merino wool or cashmere from Salvation Army when I know its gonna get used hard.

I use a beaver tail fender on my bike. (Lets people draft behind me. LOL)

Good...
05-16-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,318
Posted By greatscott

I left a response about 8 hours ago but I don't...

I left a response about 8 hours ago but I don't see it, so I will retype it. Wearing clothes of any kind wears them out way faster than machine washing them; so I don't really understand all this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,941
Posted By Hinge

Check out this guy: planbike: Fly, Land,...

Check out this guy:

planbike: Fly, Land, Bike! Look Ma, no transit, no rental car. (http://www.planbike.com/2012/05/fly-land-bike-look-ma-no-transit-no.html)

I'd really like to try this myself....
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