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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By tungsten

Buy Canadian. Can't go wrong.

Buy Canadian. Can't go wrong.
03-16-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,361
Posted By tungsten

These local managers are the problem as they will...

These local managers are the problem as they will predictably cave to preasures exerted by bureaucratic higher ups or politicized/monied interests inimical to wilderness best practises.
03-06-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By tungsten

Pic brings back memories...like,...wailing on...

Pic brings back memories...like,...wailing on those seat stay clevises with a rubber mallet to get them lined up for heat treating. lol....
03-04-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,361
Posted By tungsten

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03-03-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,361
Posted By tungsten

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/06/24/how-mounta...

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/06/24/how-mountain-bikes-threaten-wilderness/

Also... ...
02-16-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,361
Posted By tungsten

motor vehicles and mountain bikes had the most impact

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/02/15/thrillcraft-are-taking-over-wild-places-more-wilderness-will-help/

Quote below is f*cked up....
02-16-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By tungsten

watch your bb height....

watch your bb height....
02-15-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,719
Posted By tungsten

:lol:

:lol:
02-15-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,719
Posted By tungsten

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x683/p5pb19707557_c3a4ba31614f3c9b3862d2d4fae23667da2709e5.jpg
02-14-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,565
Posted By tungsten

Disc brakes prove god isn't dead.

Disc brakes prove god isn't dead.
02-09-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,719
Posted By tungsten

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1205/1547141011_19_wasatchelite29_r_fd98e7d0a570fc8b60e291f16e260876c7d245ee.jpg
02-09-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,841
Posted By tungsten

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1205/1547141011_19_wasatchelite29_r_fa08b9572c9a712fffec4754b683b8753246e934.jpg
01-27-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,465
Posted By tungsten

Especially if wearing plastic cleats. I had to...

Especially if wearing plastic cleats.
I had to give up a really nice grey wool toque many years ago when three guys headed the other way on a bridge sidewalk snatched it off my head as I rode by. ...
12-11-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,505
Posted By tungsten

Even with a support vehicle following me. Gotta'...

Even with a support vehicle following me. Gotta' play the percentages. RIP.
10-19-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By tungsten

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x854/p1140749_4146b7b66fc8d0145867767ce0dd2e30d087234c.jpg[/img]

Omg omg omg,....that stem OMG!
...
10-19-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,758
Posted By tungsten

Look in the mirror and ask yourself, "how long...

Look in the mirror and ask yourself, "how long will I be dead?".

Modern bikes are more comfortable, more fun and safer to ride off road.

Start here.......
10-18-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By tungsten

I shudder to think I used to ride "the shore" on...

I shudder to think I used to ride "the shore" on hardtails that pre-date even that dinosaur! lol.....
08-20-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By tungsten

Dude, you're a gravel biker! Sure hope you...

Dude, you're a gravel biker! Sure hope you rockin' the right rig! :giver:
08-18-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By tungsten

https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/08/18/industrial...

https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/08/18/industrial-recreation-isnt-conservation/
08-13-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By tungsten

^^And short top tube.^^ Buy a new bike. Lots...

^^And short top tube.^^

Buy a new bike. Lots to choose from and so much safer/fun to ride!
...
08-13-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By tungsten

Yellowstone Imperiled by Compromise

So, as a long time wilderness advocate and an avid mtn. biker and alumni of 25yrs in the fabrication plant at RMB this sh*t pisses me off.

...
04-19-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By tungsten

So, no one ever wrecked a knee by racking up...

So, no one ever wrecked a knee by racking up milage 1 cm in front of KOPS.
04-16-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By tungsten

Jump to 3 min mark... ...

Jump to 3 min mark...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr8sJ4yJyts&t=359s
04-15-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By tungsten

Knee above spindle

What's worse, in front or in back?
04-15-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,751
Posted By tungsten

Got a '62 Model "B" completely chromed flat crown...

Got a '62 Model "B" completely chromed flat crown fork one day I'll build it back up with orginal Fiamme Yellow 27.5" rins but need to find something period specific to replace the Magistroni (sp?)...
07-11-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By tungsten

So......this year I'm chopped liver? \ HELLO...

So......this year I'm chopped liver?
\
HELLO CANADIANS HOW ARE YOU WATCHING THE TOUR?!
07-11-19, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By tungsten

Sportsnet? Went to Flobikes Tour wasn't listed on...

Sportsnet? Went to Flobikes Tour wasn't listed on their calender for Cdn viewing? I missing......
06-30-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,220
Posted By tungsten

Death on Gaglardi.

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/cyclist-dies-after-collision-in-burnaby-1.4488402

Passed by a few minutes after. Deceased cyclist face down in the dirt above curbside.

Pretzeled crankset lying middle of...
02-03-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By tungsten

Cyclist dies after collision with dump truck in North Vancouver

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/780x520/fatal_cyclist_collision_north_vancouver_27_jan_2019_643c55fbb23507748dfb4adff7739eac80e07136.jpg
...
02-03-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,713
Posted By tungsten

I'm a bus driver and I approve that video!...

I'm a bus driver and I approve that video! lol.....in my dreams.
10-04-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By tungsten

lol.... Given the low # of gravel miles...

lol....


Given the low # of gravel miles the bike will see I think I'll just swap out the stem at purchase.

Thanks again for all that was very helpful.
10-03-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By tungsten

32c Thanks. I'm guessing from pics there's...

32c

Thanks. I'm guessing from pics there's no issue with flipping stem over.
09-30-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By tungsten

Willard 1

So, unsure of "elastomer" seat/stem set up on this bike. Anyone have any experience with this particular product?

Raleigh Bikes, 2017 Willard 1 (http://raleigh-canada.ca/willard-1)
09-21-18, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By tungsten

Vancouver's holier-than-thou cyclists

https://www.vancourier.com/community/vancouver-s-holier-than-thou-cyclists-are-ruining-it-for-everyone-1.23421982

lol..........
09-21-18, 10:57 PM
08-24-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,126
Posted By tungsten

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/new-york-s-vision-ze...

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/new-york-s-vision-zero-success-provides-road-map-for-others-taking-aim-at-pedestrian-deaths-1.4771286
08-22-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,126
Posted By tungsten

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x375/4715976213_69cf3165b8_o_9419ba1bc1b7866887c30c6ed47b15ece9ba5e21.jpg


Not yet seen a cyclist who could keep pace on that grade. Maybe...
08-19-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,126
Posted By tungsten

Busses vs. bicycles

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Should bicycles share the express lane with busses during rush hour?...
08-19-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,858
Posted By tungsten

Yah my old physio rode her 10 spd (her words) to...

Yah my old physio rode her 10 spd (her words) to the hospital to birth her twin boys. 25 years ago.
But she was Irish. Does that make a difference?
08-09-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By tungsten

Heard stories from friends in Mpls. about this...

Heard stories from friends in Mpls. about this ****..... Incidents (http://midtowngreenway.org/about-the-greenway/safety/incidents/)


See my avatar. After working the afternoon shift @ Rocky...
08-07-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By tungsten

Bike jacking

Does it happen on the road?

[admin edit: Please include discussion topic here]
08-04-18, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By tungsten

Hey yanks, do you carry a handgun whilst riding?

With 31 states allowing open carry and concealed carry legal in some 42 states how many of you carry a firearm for protection from road rage, bike jacking or just plain old mugging?
08-02-18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,672
Posted By tungsten

Cyclists behaving badly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55Wb8exPj3o
07-12-18, 12:25 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,351
Posted By tungsten

If you spent any time in this city watching...

If you spent any time in this city watching people drive you'd understand the veracity of my original statement.
But you haven't so keep on chirping..........
07-10-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,351
Posted By tungsten

Sorry pal, this happened in B.C. Canada. The...

Sorry pal, this happened in B.C. Canada. The "wild west" where the r@pe of land and people continues unabated.

As I said above "off-track" is a concept unimaginable to most of the general public....
07-10-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,351
Posted By tungsten

I've spent 35 hours over the last seven weekdays...

I've spent 35 hours over the last seven weekdays operating a transit bus on that street and in that time I've seen exactly five (5) cyclists.
As noted above the city's on a bike lane building spree,...
07-09-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,351
Posted By tungsten

The other thing to consider that there's been a...

The other thing to consider that there's been a huge PR campaign in this city promoting bike lanes as a panacea for safe cycling for several years. Imo inexperienced cyclists may be uncritically...
07-08-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,351
Posted By tungsten

That video has an edit at some point in incident....

That video has an edit at some point in incident. I'd like to see missing footage.
The only flashing turn signals are on the rear of second tank trailer. None along the side or at rear of first...
07-08-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,351
Posted By tungsten

I drive 60' transit buses in that same city and I...

I drive 60' transit buses in that same city and I can tell you the general public, whether pedestrian, cyclist or motorist have no idea what offtrack on a large vehicle is.

I also got 9 flashing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,355
Posted By tungsten

Bicycle tire pressure calculator...

Bicycle tire pressure calculator (http://www.dorkypantsr.us/bike-tire-pressure-calculator.html)
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