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10-25-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,191
Posted By OldTryGuy

After you already replaced the tube from the flat...

After you already replaced the tube from the flat you got moments before.
10-24-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,191
Posted By cubewheels

It's a fair strategy if you compensate your...

It's a fair strategy if you compensate your friend fairly for their help. Give them >$50 for their trouble so next time you phone them, they show up!

But honestly, the trouble it takes to phone a...
10-24-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,191
Posted By Ghazmh

Why bother carrying a heavy water bottle?...

Why bother carrying a heavy water bottle? Hopefully someone will be standing by the road just waiting to give you free water.......
10-24-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,191
Posted By CAT7RDR

IMHO, the Call of Shame should only be done when...

IMHO, the Call of Shame should only be done when absolutely necessary. Kind of like your last resort. I carry $60-$80 for a taxi/Uber if need be. On my main ride I also use SPD pedals so I can walk...
10-24-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,191
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Always easier to guilt-trip and inconvenience...

Always easier to guilt-trip and inconvenience someone else to help you instead of just learning basic skills and buy some tools.
I don't mind helping people. But like to see them at least make...
10-24-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,191
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'd much rather carry a spare tube, patch kit,...

I'd much rather carry a spare tube, patch kit, and tools so I can fix tires & other problems myself rather than have to call someone to bail me out. Of course I live in a rural area where I can get...
10-24-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,022
Posted By Maelochs

Gloves prevent you from tearing the flesh off...

Gloves prevent you from tearing the flesh off your palms while breaking your wrists in a crash.
10-23-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,022
Posted By wphamilton

It's a real pain with a road bike with hoods. It...

It's a real pain with a road bike with hoods. It does work, sort of, because it's only a hand/wrist motion. But that was reason enough for me to mothball it when I tried it, about 10 years ago. ...
10-23-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,022
Posted By 10 Wheels

Mirrored Glasses from Dollar Tree Glued on to...

Mirrored Glasses from Dollar Tree Glued on to each Glove.

Works Best for recumbent riders.
10-23-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By wilson_smyth

Raceface chester it is. Thanks All!

Raceface chester it is. Thanks All!
10-22-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,751
Posted By ofajen

Always good to bear in mind! For example, among...

Always good to bear in mind! For example, among others, I try to maximize the portion of a ride that I am standing. It makes the ride more of a weight bearing activity, improves saddle comfort on my...
10-22-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,683
Posted By skookum

There are a number of effective vaccines for...

There are a number of effective vaccines for animal coronaviruses.
10-22-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,751
Posted By ofajen

I donít give it much thought. The only hills I...

I donít give it much thought. The only hills I have to get off and run up are so steep Iíd be going that same speed grinding up on a lower gear on the bike (which I donít like anyway) and I bike in...
10-21-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,558
Posted By mr_bill

Speaking of contrarians. How many blinky red...

Speaking of contrarians. How many blinky red lights do bike likers recommend, and how high should they be mounted?

p.s. In Massachusetts, you are allowed to mount all manner and color of lights...
10-21-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,000
Posted By unterhausen

yes, the story is not credible at all. They...

yes, the story is not credible at all. They probably did get passed by a cyclist and then they found their dog that they hadn't been watching by the side of the trail. All else is just not credible....
10-21-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By indyfabz

Don't wear them? :bang::fred:

Don't wear them? :bang::fred:
10-20-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 758
Posted By cb400bill

This thread just keeps going around and around,...

This thread just keeps going around and around, circling the bowl.

Thread closed.
10-20-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 758
Posted By indyfabz

It's stashed away in one of the pontoons of the...

It's stashed away in one of the pontoons of the boat bike he doesn't own.
10-20-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 758
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a hockey helmet. I will wear it when I...

I have a hockey helmet. I will wear it when I feel at risk of hockey pucks flying by at 50+ mph while on a bike ride.
Haven't encountered them so far.
10-20-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 758
Posted By AlmostTrick

If you're going to wear the wrong tool for the...

If you're going to wear the wrong tool for the job, you might as well look bad ass while doing it.
...
10-20-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,818
Posted By ofajen

I disagree. For me, it is counterproductive to...

I disagree. For me, it is counterproductive to deliberately change a bike to make it harder to ride while getting no benefit out of the change.

I already ride cheap, heavy steel frames from the...
10-20-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 758
Posted By Maelochs

Okay .... you want "informative" ... ...

Okay .... you want "informative" ...

Hockey helmets are designed to deflect single impacts from a puck or stick--localized, one-time impacts. They are also meant to be reusable. This makes...
10-20-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 758
Posted By indyfabz

During the month of October I ride on the...

During the month of October I ride on the sidewalk in a hockey mask and overalls while carrying a large butcher knife. Pedestrians get out of my way
10-20-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,818
Posted By Milton Keynes

You do you, but I'll stick with a lighter bike. ...

You do you, but I'll stick with a lighter bike. Yes, I do care if I've gone 30 vs. 40 miles. Going further is what I care about. Getting totally winded from riding a heavy bike after 10 miles is...
10-20-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 771
Posted By Lemond1985

It's like i always say, give a man a fish and he...

It's like i always say, give a man a fish and he will have food for a day. But teach him to ride a bicycle powered boat with two fishing poles baited with artificial minnows, he'll have enough...
10-20-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,558
Posted By FiftySix

Thanks GlennR . I'm officially hungry now. :p ...

Thanks GlennR . I'm officially hungry now. :p


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10-20-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,984
Posted By indyfabz

When I was a teenager I was pulled over,...

When I was a teenager I was pulled over, handcuffed, pulled off my bike and arrested for allegedly riding on a city street that was closed to vehicles and for allegedly cursing at the cop. Thing was,...
10-19-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,683
Posted By RubeRad

I had avoided this thread for a while because I...

I had avoided this thread for a while because I thought it was satire/sarcasm (like there's some trumpian named 'Brady' or something)
Read the article though, and it was very interesting.


When...
10-19-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By phughes

Generally speaking, fad type diets are not well...

Generally speaking, fad type diets are not well rounded enough to be healthy long term, even short term for that matter. Keto long term comes with increased risk of kidney stones, increased risk of...
10-19-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By genejockey

All the cave men are dead.

All the cave men are dead.
10-19-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By wolfchild

Keto and carnivore is also the best way to ...

Keto and carnivore is also the best way to shorten your lifespan.
10-19-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By indyfabz

Iím having Brussels sprouts for dinner tonight....

Iím having Brussels sprouts for dinner tonight. Again. And turkey burgers.
10-19-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,120
Posted By Milton Keynes

Oh great, another cyclist who refuses to wave.

Oh great, another cyclist who refuses to wave.
10-19-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By mr_bill

https://media.newyorker.com/photos/5f89edd5aafdd03...

https://media.newyorker.com/photos/5f89edd5aafdd037851bf1f3/master/w_2560%2Cc_limit/NY201026_Kikuo_Johnson_Biking_Masks_story.jpg

"I’ve been reminding myself that New York will, hopefully, never...
10-19-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,683
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're putting a lot of faith in this because you...

You're putting a lot of faith in this because you like vitamin d, and you read something that validates that.
10-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 394
Posted By Ogsarg

Not sure but I think a modern Sora shifter would...

Not sure but I think a modern Sora shifter would work. You can get a 3 X 9 set for $150.00 or so. I'll bet there are other options as well. Fixing this should not cost anywhere near what a decent...
10-19-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 691
Posted By bikecrate

I heard that too, might have been the CDC, that...

I heard that too, might have been the CDC, that it is partially driving the rise in cases right now.

I forgot to include New Year's, which I hate and will be spending at home with wife.
10-19-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By Maelochs

livedarklions : You of all people should know...

livedarklions : You of all people should know better than to take me too seriously.

I actually studied sports nutrition a tiny bit, and a smaller bit about geriatric nutrition and exercise, and...
10-18-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,751
Posted By subgrade

Ok, so to address some of the points made in this...

Ok, so to address some of the points made in this thread:

Riding FG makes you a better rider due to gearing whicb is sub-optimal in many cases: the same goes for SS (remember what was the topic...
10-18-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,399
Posted By cb400bill

Clear Lake is where the plane carrying Buddy...

Clear Lake is where the plane carrying Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Richie Valens crashed.
10-17-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,683
Posted By CycleryNorth81

The purpose of a vaccine is to prevent the...

The purpose of a vaccine is to prevent the disease, not cure it. The Bradykinin theory and vaccine development are not mutually exclusive for health.

The vaccine is prefer over treatment. Would...
10-17-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By AlmostTrick

Ninety-seven percent...

Ninety-seven percent (https://nutritionfacts.org/2015/09/29/where-do-you-get-your-fiber/) of Americans eat the recommended amount of protein, while Just 5% of Americans...
10-17-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,558
Posted By FiftySix

Because a bright white headlight is so you can...

Because a bright white headlight is so you can see the road ahead of you (as well as be seen by others). A red tail light is used only so others can see you. Not to mention the fact that white in...
10-17-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By BillyD

As I say whenever people have a complaint about a...

As I say whenever people have a complaint about a particular thread or, in this case, a particular sub-forum . . . . . nobody is forcing you to participate where you are not happy. You are free to...
10-17-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By gsteinb

“I’m sick of all the fights, so I’m going to...

“I’m sick of all the fights, so I’m going to start a fight.”

If you’re tired of hearing this country sucks perhaps it’s time to stop reading the internet.

”Can you please move this forum...
10-17-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By phughes

Has anyone mentioned riding with your mouth open...

Has anyone mentioned riding with your mouth open to catch the bugs? :eek:
10-17-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By jon c.

I've found in life that people who think they are...

I've found in life that people who think they are "winning" in a discussion very seldom are.
10-16-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 106,713
Posted By mr_bill

N+16003 -mr. bill

N+16003

-mr. bill
10-16-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,788
Posted By caloso

We’re having lamb chops tonight. I sous vide them...

We’re having lamb chops tonight. I sous vide them for a few hours then throw them on a hot grill before serving.
10-16-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,785
Posted By FiftySix

By the way, consider that what your eyes can see...

By the way, consider that what your eyes can see isn't necessarily the same as what other's eyes can see. Age, vision, sun's position on the horizon, reflections off vehicles and buildings, drivers...
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