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08-20-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By livedarklions

So tell me, do you keep your huge collection of...

So tell me, do you keep your huge collection of straw men in the garage, or do you have them sit around the living room in life-like poses?
08-20-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,961
Posted By tagaproject6

All the way up to ludicrous speed :D

All the way up to ludicrous speed :D
08-13-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,741
Posted By 02Giant

I believe a lot of the motoring public, don't...

I believe a lot of the motoring public, don't have a clue and can't judge, where the right side (LH drive vehicles) of their vehicle is.
08-13-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,741
Posted By Leisesturm

Seriously? Since when do vehicle statutes concern...

Seriously? Since when do vehicle statutes concern themselves with how cyclists treat curbs? Etc. etc.? Running red lights/stop signs is all you've got and on another forum there is a rapidly growing...
08-13-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,741
Posted By Hypno Toad

These little guys? ...

These little guys?

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x960/mosquito_86b8f44816cfd96a21463bcfa397767d34857456.png
08-13-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By livedarklions

Time to rethink?

Provocative article:

https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2018/05/how-to-kill-a-bike-lane/559934/

I can't help but make the obvious cheap shot that Vision Zero means total blindness. In...
08-13-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By genec

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/08/the-us-navy-s...

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/08/the-us-navy-says-no-to-touchscreens-maybe-automakers-should-too/?amp=1

Sure, touchscreens have their place, but not as a major component for controlling ...
08-12-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,573
Posted By Paul Barnard

I will continue to break traffic laws when it...

I will continue to break traffic laws when it serves the greater good of my safety and overall traffic flow. I don't feel any duty whatsoever to appease law breaking motorists by not breaking the...
08-11-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,961
Posted By DrIsotope

Please tell me that it spins. I need it to spin.

Please tell me that it spins. I need it to spin.
08-10-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,936
Posted By asgelle

So you believe the existence of different muscle...

So you believe the existence of different muscle fiber types is a giant conspiracy? O.K.
08-08-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,573
Posted By livedarklions

No, you're doing the exact same thing you do with...

No, you're doing the exact same thing you do with the Walmart bike bit. I just asked you to actually contribute something informative about harassment instead of yet another "BF posters" whine, and...
08-07-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,573
Posted By BadGrandma

Yes, I also want to know where you live, so I ...

Yes, I also want to know where you live, so I can avoid it.
08-03-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,573
Posted By livedarklions

Y'know, you're right, I am proud of it and I do...

Y'know, you're right, I am proud of it and I do recommend it to anyone sane!

I feel much better saying it. Thanks for your encouragement! It's really touching that you cared so much.
07-31-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By genec

Oddly, cars DID have such tactile controls before...

Oddly, cars DID have such tactile controls before the damn touch screens... and things like radios were standardized... 5 buttons and two knobs.

The argument that drivers "wanted" the...
07-31-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By genec

So, let me get this straight... in YOUR opinion,...

So, let me get this straight... in YOUR opinion, reading the signs OUTSIDE your car, on the roadway, giving roadway instruction, are distracting... but reading small text, inside your car, dealing...
07-30-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,434
Posted By 52telecaster

To me racing ruins a perfectly fine bike ride to...

To me racing ruins a perfectly fine bike ride to the grocery.
07-30-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By adablduya

as a bike commuter,i encounter something like...

as a bike commuter,i encounter something like this every single day. mostly at multi-way stop sign intersections. very often, a motorist will get to the intersection first, wait for me to come to...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,382
Posted By Darth Lefty

Or seagull poo

Or seagull poo
07-29-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By indyfabz

I don't have any friends, so no.

I don't have any friends, so no.
07-27-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,634
Posted By livedarklions

A certain Stan Snarkenton of 123 Fake St.,...

A certain Stan Snarkenton of 123 Fake St., Springfield, West Dakota. He loves this kind of stuff.
07-26-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,950
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

I converted to hydraulic discs on my MTB and I...

I converted to hydraulic discs on my MTB and I regret not being able to install them on my road bike. My road bike has quite a few thousand kms on it so I am hoping it has a catastrophic failure...
07-26-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By ChiroVette

To answer my own question, in case anyone is...

To answer my own question, in case anyone is interested in this, I created a ticket with Map My Ride tech support, and this is the response I received:



So I guess that answers my question.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By phile

do you work in narnia?

do you work in narnia?
Forum: Commuting
07-25-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By Dave Mayer

Motivational? A mother grizzly bear and two cubs...

Motivational? A mother grizzly bear and two cubs waiting alongside the road on my evening commute. Getting around them would have involved a 45 minute detour. I swung over to the opposite side of...
07-24-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By dkatz1

Bicycle Music: Why Do You Ride?

I would modestly have to say that I have written some of the best music about the joys of cycling ever written, "Why Do You Ride?" the title track of the album....
One day I was at my local bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,557
Posted By August West

An area I see these bikes as being beneficial is...

An area I see these bikes as being beneficial is to elderly riders that may no longer be able to generate the output they once did.

At the gym I go to there is an older gentleman, probably in his...
07-19-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,980
Posted By Koyote

It's not a contest. But if it were, anything...

It's not a contest. But if it were, anything involving a ride of only 25 miles would get you a participation ribbon, at best.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By Skipjacks

I like Cheap Trick. I'd have been at that show. ...

I like Cheap Trick. I'd have been at that show.

And I'm not exactly a fan of Flock of Seagulls, but I like them more than I like playing cards in the barracks so.....
07-17-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By livedarklions

Oddly enough, you're reinventing the wheel with...

Oddly enough, you're reinventing the wheel with this thread. There was a very similar situation very recently, and the OP was actually helped to learn how to ride in this thread:
...
07-16-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By TimothyH

You'll shoot your eye out. -Tim-

You'll shoot your eye out.


-Tim-
07-16-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By Gresp15C

I don't believe you need training wheels. A beach...

I don't believe you need training wheels. A beach cruiser would be fine to start on, so you don't have to think about gears for a while. There seem to be two mainstream approaches to teaching kids,...
07-16-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,755
Posted By JW Fas

Those doubting the authenticity of the event...

Those doubting the authenticity of the event could have done a little cursory searching. They would have seen the police report filed by the uploader, the tweet by the lawyer's employer (Clinesmith...
07-16-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By Phil_gretz

Change batteries on a schedule, not just when...

Change batteries on a schedule, not just when they fail.

Keep a record of the wheel diameter entry, write it in the margin of the owner's installation manual.

Just prior to removing the current...
07-16-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,928
Posted By FlMTNdude

Thanks, used to live in New Mexico (dang I miss...

Thanks, used to live in New Mexico (dang I miss it!). With the humidity in Florida what works in more normal places doesn’t work here.
07-15-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,755
Posted By indyfabz

Assumes he gets invited to parties.

Assumes he gets invited to parties.
07-15-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,473
Posted By KraneXL

Except that he's not standing on moral ground...

Except that he's not standing on moral ground Muttley, he's exercising great wisdom and concern for his friends and other around them. As he stated, your drunken stupor doesn't just effect you but...
07-14-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,936
Posted By caloso

1) don't obsess over cadence 2) that said, if...

1) don't obsess over cadence
2) that said, if you're thinking about your cadence, chances are you could spin a bit faster
3) nobody ever regretted improving their spin
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,302
Posted By alan s

You should try to ride your bike more often.

You should try to ride your bike more often.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By BobbyG

Just to be safe I ran...I ran so far away. ...

Just to be safe I ran...I ran so far away. Could't get away.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By Skipjacks

Meh....I don't feel like these guys are that much...

Meh....I don't feel like these guys are that much of a threat

https://kawarthanow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/peterborough-musicfest-a-flock-of-seagulls-01-696x464.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By BobbyG

Well, that escalated quickly. I understand...

Well, that escalated quickly.

I understand both the intended humor of the original post, and the follow-up admonition against prejudicial conclusions.

I have talked it over with the birds and...
07-10-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,478
Posted By Clipped_in

:eek:Gulp, that's crazy fast! If you want to...

:eek:Gulp, that's crazy fast! If you want to come south a little bit, Squaw Peak Road off of Provo Canyon is a fun descent. So also is the Alpine Loop. But be careful, they are narrow and winding...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,718
Posted By Steely Dan

If you can't ride in cold rain, you can't ride in...

If you can't ride in cold rain, you can't ride in Chicago (City Motto: Holy F*<k it's cold)


;)
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,718
Posted By caloso

If you can't ride in hot sunshine, you can't ride...

If you can't ride in hot sunshine, you can't ride in Sacramento (City Motto: But It's A Dry Heat.)
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,718
Posted By pdlamb

T'other one. When it's 35F and raining, I...

T'other one.

When it's 35F and raining, I want it hot.

When it's hot and humid, I want it cold.

Really, I just want it to be 65F and sunny with a 45F dewpoint all the time. Is that too...
07-09-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,928
Posted By wipekitty

Embrace the tan lines! Add in some bruises and/or...

Embrace the tan lines! Add in some bruises and/or road rash and you're walking out in style.

I really like to keep the whole cat theme going in every aspect of my life. From wearing gloves, I've...
07-09-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,928
Posted By livedarklions

I'd rather be that guy than be catty enough to...

I'd rather be that guy than be catty enough to take pictures of strangers like that.
07-09-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,629
Posted By RickHerley

Wow! That is awesome! What is brand your vehicle?

Wow! That is awesome! What is brand your vehicle?
07-08-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,478
Posted By big john

Let's take life advice from a guy who didn't make...

Let's take life advice from a guy who didn't make it to 28.
07-05-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,463
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Happens rarely around here on the city streets,...

Happens rarely around here on the city streets, but occasionally I will encounter one or two. They usually are moving against traffic and move over upon seeing me. If they are traveling in the same...
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