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10-17-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,558
Posted By JanMM

That is completely nuts. Plenty of bright...

That is completely nuts. Plenty of bright flashing red lights are available.
(May only be applicable to NPS/Natchez Trace Parkway.)
10-11-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Quite so. But you're discussing TT races in a...

Quite so. But you're discussing TT races in a thread devoted to fueling for a century. TT races are normally only ~40k, 1/4 the distance. The issue I was bringing up in discussing fueling is glycogen...
10-10-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

:thumb: You're such a jokester on here! Well, you...

:thumb: You're such a jokester on here! Well, you see, most folks just diddle along on the flat and then have big trouble getting up a hill because they're overgeared and don't climb 4000' every...
10-10-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By Iride01

Your body won't absorb enough in the stomach or...

Your body won't absorb enough in the stomach or gut to replace the energy you are expending. The rate of absorption varies from one form to the next and one individual to the next. Carbohydrates in...
10-08-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,180
Posted By rsbob

So why don’t you start your own fond reminiscing...

So why don’t you start your own fond reminiscing thread rather than pooping on this one?
09-25-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Gary in NJ

LBS for the Win

My neighbors own a great bike ship in the heart of Clinton NJ. I stopped in there a few months ago and told them I was looking for a new bike. We discussed the different bikes they carry and agreed...
09-21-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,848
Posted By rubiksoval

Your body craves it because it's a source of...

Your body craves it because it's a source of fuel, which your body needs to function. Participating in endurance sports and cutting out carbs/sugar is a recipe for disaster.
09-19-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,831
Posted By Kabuki12

I am sorry for your loss. I can't imagine losing...

I am sorry for your loss. I can't imagine losing my soul mate. I have been married to the same woman that I lost my virginity to for 45+ years and the older I get , the more I have come to depend on...
09-12-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,362
Posted By veganbikes

Because every single mechanic on the planet will...

Because every single mechanic on the planet will want to kill you for allowing parts to seize.

For aluminum or steel posts in aluminum or steel frames use grease
For titanium use...
09-10-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By jbucky1

1. Post photos 2. There shouldn't be paint...

1. Post photos
2. There shouldn't be paint where the crown race sits
3. Get the right tools to set the crown race, it should be a non moving super tight fit (interference like others said)
4. Dont...
09-10-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By unterhausen

If there is paint on the mating surfaces, it...

If there is paint on the mating surfaces, it should be faced. Kona is pretty good, but my LBS faces and chases the headset and bb on every bike, including Kona.

As others have said, it's an...
09-01-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By Pameelamb

Enjoying My Fixed Gear Cruiser @65 years

With cooler temps coming to Durham soon, my fixed gear beach cruiser is ready to roll. I've never appreciated it as much as I have this year, with the pandemic and all. It affords me a full body...
08-27-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,407
Posted By MinnMan

Indeed your statement is political. That they...

Indeed your statement is political. That they may be critical of the police does not equate with them being pro-criminal. The latter is your political interpretation.

And as this is not P&R,...
08-25-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,736
Posted By tangerineowl

Similar to above, I carry a PLB when heading out...

Similar to above, I carry a PLB when heading out into the sticks. Text one would be ideal though.

Each successive trip I tend to add some small item or two depending on what I'm going to get up to...
08-24-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,736
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not 65+, but it won't be long. At this point...

I'm not 65+, but it won't be long. At this point I am not too worried. I'll get back to you when I'm 80. I have a SPOT tracker in case something outrageous happens. It doesn't take long on gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By Bah Humbug

Happened in Boulder a lot. Thanks, but I'd...

Happened in Boulder a lot. Thanks, but I'd rather you be in front of me pulling away than behind me and passing. Yep.
08-22-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,249
Posted By Maelochs

A new bike will always make you ride faster .... ...

A new bike will always make you ride faster .... because your wallet will be lighter. ( < rimshot >)
08-19-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,199
Posted By kingston

I've never gotten a professional fit and just use...

I've never gotten a professional fit and just use guess-and-check. Make a change, ride a hundred miles to see what hurts, repeat until everything hurts about the same. Then when you think you're...
08-18-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,199
Posted By kingston

Depends on the event obviously, but I'd guess I...

Depends on the event obviously, but I'd guess I was in the aerobars around half the time on the IP. More on flat sections and less when it was hilly. When I do long solo rides in Illinois where there...
08-15-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 683
Posted By BobbyG

UniChris is a pretty amazing unicyclist.

UniChris is a pretty amazing unicyclist.
08-10-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,244
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably be a bunch of Harleys for sale in about...

Probably be a bunch of Harleys for sale in about a month and a half. If you want something to ride in the interim.
07-31-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By CAT7RDR

They were once where you are at and empathize...

They were once where you are at and empathize with you. They also see your potential and realize you are not that far off their pace. Stick with it. Without new members joining, group slowly die....
07-23-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,631
Posted By cat0020

Personally, the birthday ride is not just another...

Personally, the birthday ride is not just another ride, another day off from work.
While on the ride in my solitude, I reflect the year gone by, try to remember the important moments in the year,...
07-23-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,100
Posted By MattTheHat

Have you ever wondered what events in their lives...

Have you ever wondered what events in their lives might have at least contributed if not led them directly to "choose self-inflicted disease" as you put it? It could well be that if you knew anything...
07-23-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,100
Posted By datlas

The non political content is beautiful. The...

The non political content is beautiful.

The political content does not belong here IMO.

Sad!
07-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,012
Posted By DrIsotope

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You...

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You don't need to "feed" a 15-20 mile ride, no matter how hard you ride it. Period. Thirty to thirty five shouldn't be a problem either. That's maybe...
07-14-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,391
Posted By holytrousers

Drivers coming from the opposite direction might...

Drivers coming from the opposite direction might try to overtake a car in front of them and might hit you, there can be a crossing and they might hit you, they may be even willing to park their car...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,214
Posted By MoAlpha

Whatever. We rummaged for IDs and meds long...

Whatever.

We rummaged for IDs and meds long before COVID and based on the responses here and what the people I rode with on Sunday had in their pockets when we stopped for food, I'm going to look...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,214
Posted By genejockey

Yes. I always carry a cloth facemask in a ziploc...

Yes. I always carry a cloth facemask in a ziploc bag in my jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,907
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, and being able to scrub speed without...

Oh, and being able to scrub speed without braking! Massively important skill for smooth group riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,907
Posted By rubiksoval

I think this is something that gets very...

I think this is something that gets very overblown and taken out of context.

Wheel overlap is inevitable. Doesn't matter if it's 150 riders or 2 riders. I probably spend half my time in a larger...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,217
Posted By roadCruiser76

I tend to agree. I think if you use Strava a lot...

I tend to agree. I think if you use Strava a lot and like it, then you should be more than willing to pay $6 a month. That is equivalent to one fast food meal a month for one person. A lot of people...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,624
Posted By Eiko

You guys obviously are referring to this and know...

You guys obviously are referring to this and know the story but here's the link if anyone else is interested: https://oppositelock.kinja.com/favorite-sr-71-story-1079127041
05-18-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,342
Posted By alloo

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still...

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still working on it. I purchased a new Blix Aveny this March and commuted during the winter. The first winter is a big learning curve. I learned that I don't like...
05-17-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,859
Posted By Jinkster

I'm no doctor but I've abused myself in many ways...

I'm no doctor but I've abused myself in many ways long enough to know that "Pre Anything NSAIDs" is not a good idea and will only mask the pain enough for you to cause further damage to your joints....
05-14-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25,554
Views: 2,532,898
Posted By Josh206

Did 25 miles for the first time. Got my first...

Did 25 miles for the first time. Got my first bike ever 2 days ago
05-09-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,240
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 464,331
Posted By wthensler

One of the few days I log in more miles than...

One of the few days I log in more miles than OldTryGuy...YES!!....

Seriously, I hope you heal quickly, and I share your pain. Three years ago I was attacked by a wild dog up in the mountains and...
05-07-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

buy a gps and 3 mounts. There is nothing more...

buy a gps and 3 mounts. There is nothing more simple than that. No wires or mounting things on your fork or wheel. Oh and they are 100% accurate too

on the flip side of that, don't use anything....
04-26-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Nerostarr

Knee replacement

I rode bikes road and mountain in my 20's and 30's, it was my hobby and I loved it. Then my knee pain started slowly first in the left knee, followed by my right a few years later. My cycling slowed...
04-14-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,695
Posted By bruce19

Try 100% organic beet juice. I love the stuff but...

Try 100% organic beet juice. I love the stuff but it is a bit sweet. I throw in collagen for my skin.
Replies: 45
Views: 5,638
Posted By bpcyclist

Okay, I am going to do this, since my July trip...

Okay, I am going to do this, since my July trip is almost certainly going to be nixed. So, today, did 101 miles in lovely, 72-degree weather. First short sleeve ride of the year. Did this trail we...
04-02-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By Doctor Morbius

My First CF Road Bike. I'm STOKED!!

Yesterday afternoon a friend of mine stopped over for a visit and in his trunk was a bike he'd recently bought that I coveted. Negotiations were made, hands were (virtually) shook and now it's mine!...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,838
Posted By colombo357

The guys who previously replied to this thread,...

The guys who previously replied to this thread, talking about Strava QOMs, have probably never pinned a race number.

There are some very fast women out there who can hang with the men in the...
03-26-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,490
Posted By freeranger

I think you'll find most people won't buy a big...

I think you'll find most people won't buy a big box store bike if they are serious about riding-most know that they will not be quality and will not last. But for kids who are going to ride them for...
03-25-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,490
Posted By livedarklions

That's the aftermath of the bike share...

That's the aftermath of the bike share bubble--really a very different issue. Maybe I'm missing something here, but the premise of this whole thread really seems off the beam to me--high end carbon...
03-24-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,799
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. The thread is merely a vehicle for those...

Yeah. The thread is merely a vehicle for those wish to discuss. No one is forcing anyone to disclose or discuss anything.
03-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,799
Posted By Biker395

I don't think so. How is there any social stigma...

I don't think so. How is there any social stigma associated with contracting COVID? Some people want to share their stories ... I see no problem in someone asking.
03-09-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By Biker395

Thanks! I forgot to post a link to the route ......

Thanks! I forgot to post a link to the route ...

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32085831
03-02-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,204
Posted By Cougrrcj

Car-related rant from a Senior Citizen -- ...

Car-related rant from a Senior Citizen --

From someone who learned to drive in Mom's '68 Olds Delta Custom 2-dr fastback 'Holiday Coupe' with a fire-breathing, Premium-fuel-only 455-cubic inch...
03-01-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,069
Posted By flyjimmy

I prefer a non caloric silicone based cooking...

I prefer a non caloric silicone based cooking spray.
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