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Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 190,110
Posted By weiwentg

In 2005, I got on the waitlist for a Vanilla. I...

In 2005, I got on the waitlist for a Vanilla. I took delivery in 2007. I had it resprayed in 2014.

Second photo is the initial build with Campagnolo 10s Chorus and Record bits. This was the mid...
08-13-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,849
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I agreed with your original post re: the 3-foot...

I agreed with your original post re: the 3-foot rule.

I disagree, however, with your generalizations about drivers.

Like TrojanHorse, I regularly come across courteous and considerate drivers...
08-13-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,907
Posted By teejaywhy

Says the guy wearing spandex. :thumb: 64...

Says the guy wearing spandex. :thumb:

64 and still immature (according to my wife) :D
08-12-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,849
Posted By cb400bill

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club...

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club was instrumental in getting this law passed. Having 9 of our friends get hit, and having 5 of them killed, made this a club priority. We tried to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 190,110
Posted By robbyville

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

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 190,110
Posted By seau grateau

I built this beating-up-geared-bikes bike.' ...

I built this beating-up-geared-bikes bike.'

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 190,110
Posted By mstateglfr

I have this coming in around 1 month since I...

I have this coming in around 1 month since I decided to not build a gravel frame. Instead of building, I decided to take on another project that requires some small brazing of an old Columbus tubed...
08-05-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,502
Posted By indyfabz

This was a hard day. 16 mile gravel climb with...

This was a hard day. 16 mile gravel climb with 3,200'+ of elevation gain and then a gorgeous, paved descent. The last shot is the view from my "home" that night. No shower, electricity, phone or TV....
08-05-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,502
Posted By Happy Feet

I rode really hard the other day and this is what...

I rode really hard the other day and this is what I saw

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48457930926_eb78a25ca3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gQ4yBG)

...
08-05-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,502
Posted By ksryder

Disc brakes are here to stay Cyclists...

Disc brakes are here to stay

Cyclists shouldn't wear kit

Cyclists shouldn't go fast

Cyclists don't need that many gears

Everyone should be on a bent
08-05-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,502
Posted By caloso

Shouldn’t it be 24x7x52?

Shouldn’t it be 24x7x52?
08-04-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,502
Posted By canklecat

Okay. I don't disagree. I think... That's...

Okay. I don't disagree. I think...

That's why when I ride the MUP I regard myself on a conventional bike as lower on the priority rung. I always defer to walkers, joggers, kids and dogs, folks on...
08-03-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,046
Posted By Brocephus

On behalf of everyone, I sincerely and humbly...

On behalf of everyone, I sincerely and humbly apologize for your having been offended by random (but completely on topic) discussion taking place......on a discussion board !!!
Oh the humanity ! :D
07-30-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,575
Posted By Trsnrtr

Looks like I've graduated - 199.2 yesterday and...

Looks like I've graduated - 199.2 yesterday and 198.1 this morning. :thumb:

After obsessing over a 3 week hard plateau, I suddenly dropped 4.5-5# over the last 7 days. Moral of story: plateaus...
07-27-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Helderberg

You got this!

On a ride today after not being out in about 6 days so I wanted to get at least 15 in. I decided to ride my compass route, obviously N-S-E-W, which gets me about 7.6 so I was going to do it twice....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,090
Posted By Princess_Allez

I was in the same boat. I noticed Castelli has a...

I was in the same boat. I noticed Castelli has a lot of long obtrusive tags. I cut them all off. If it leaves any residual paper behind, make sure to cut in a semicircular fashion. That way there's...
07-25-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,575
Posted By bbbean

Don't try to get there all at once. I took off...

Don't try to get there all at once. I took off 164 lbs with logging and exercise, and can tell you that small steps worked best for me. You might even consider setting the ap to just maintain weight...
07-23-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,575
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Likewise. Trying to do it slowly and steadily....

Likewise. Trying to do it slowly and steadily. Began in late March at 232#, initial goal was 215# to try it out. I've made that and now going for 210#. I'm 6'2.5" :) per my doc. I'll wait and see if...
07-18-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,575
Posted By Synack42

Thanks everyone! At the moment I'm trying to...

Thanks everyone!

At the moment I'm trying to stay around 1600 calories daily with one hour minimum on the bike/15 miles. I usually burn ~800 calories during the ride but I honestly try to avoid...
07-01-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,705
Posted By Happy Feet

When they can do what I do, they can criticize my...

When they can do what I do, they can criticize my clothes...
07-01-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,705
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Why, in God’s little green Earth, would anyone...

Why, in God’s little green Earth, would anyone care what I wear while cycling.

9 to 5, five days a week, I have to wear dark, conservative clothing to work (except for my socks where I can go...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,919
Posted By Greatestalltime

The best time to forget to open the valve is when...

The best time to forget to open the valve is when you’re using your only c02 cartridge.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,919
Posted By seau grateau

Everyone has tried to pump up a tire without...

Everyone has tried to pump up a tire without opening the valve. Anyone who says they haven't is lying.
06-19-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 56,660
Posted By Machka

A little milestone .... 3 days of cycling in a...

A little milestone .... 3 days of cycling in a row AND we made it to the end of the Cycleway 2 days in a row!! :)


Friday - Rowan and I got out for a short ride late in the day. It was a lazy day...
06-17-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,174
Posted By DrIsotope

The idea that people do wrong (in any pursuit)...

The idea that people do wrong (in any pursuit) because they "don't know any better" is absurd. Aside from the clinically socio/psychopathic, virtually every adult knows right from wrong. They choose...
06-16-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,644
Posted By Scottgps

Yes. I am quite fond of PT. I spent much of my...

Yes. I am quite fond of PT. I spent much of my childhood crawling all over those bunkers at Fort Warden. And I remember bombing down that hill coming into town (back then the town really didn't...
06-15-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,174
Posted By livedarklions

Yes.

Yes.
06-07-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,287
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously? Are we going to have a thread become...

Seriously? Are we going to have a thread become a debate on quack cures having absolutely nothing to do with bicycling? This discussion has absolutely no place in this forum.
06-07-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By AlmostTrick

Right, but you've fallen behind on your pet...

Right, but you've fallen behind on your pet thread rotation. Someone has to take up the slack! :)
06-07-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By indyfabz

Oh the irony.

Oh the irony.
06-07-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By livedarklions

He lined up all the Punches, and you're Judy. ...

He lined up all the Punches, and you're Judy.

How about we all drop our boring scripted roles already? I know I could write your posts for you at this point.
06-07-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By indyfabz

And you showed up with your usual, so we were...

And you showed up with your usual, so we were effective. :roflmao2:
06-07-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By Paul Barnard

The new breed of forum trolls have become so...

The new breed of forum trolls have become so unimaginative.
06-07-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By indyfabz

Or think of the Engin you could buy. ...

Or think of the Engin you could buy.

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06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-07-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By rayooo

Considering the very sizable amount of $$ I've...

Considering the very sizable amount of $$ I've pi$$ed away in my life at the ripe age of 66.... and I've been so very blessed to have it to pi$$ away. Spending $10k on a bike, considering all the...
06-07-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By Gconan

But look at all the money the owner saved in...

But look at all the money the owner saved in medical bills by being healthy riding the bike.
06-06-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,940
Posted By Darth Lefty

Money has gotten cheap, and bicycles got better.

Money has gotten cheap, and bicycles got better.
06-04-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,287
Posted By livedarklions

I hear a tinfoil hat also works.

I hear a tinfoil hat also works.
06-04-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,287
Posted By indyfabz

You are either trolling or no nothing about...

You are either trolling or no nothing about defamation law. Or both.
06-04-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,287
Posted By PepeM

Thanks for sharing OP. I will immediately stop...

Thanks for sharing OP. I will immediately stop using [redacted], since I don't want [redacted] to develop on my [redacted].
06-04-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,287
Posted By livedarklions

I recommend you don't drink it. Otherwise, this...

I recommend you don't drink it. Otherwise, this is a bs thread as we have no reason to assume that an unidentified product is hazardous for unidentified reasons. People make all sorts of stupid...
06-04-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,287
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I spent my 40 year career evaluating the hazard...

I spent my 40 year career evaluating the hazard potential of chemical hazards, both toxicological as well as physical. If you are indeed curious about what precipitated the concerns of your LBS, I'd...
06-03-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,232
Posted By Bassmanbob

In an attempt to be honest, I've always said that...

In an attempt to be honest, I've always said that there are three sides to every argument or issue in a marriage: His, Hers and the Truth that sits somewhere in between. Perspective is everything.
06-03-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,918
Posted By indyfabz

It depends. Am I drunk or sober?

It depends. Am I drunk or sober?
06-01-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,989
Posted By jon c.

I had it done over a decade ago. I could feel...

I had it done over a decade ago. I could feel it a lot more from time to time in the first five years or so. Rarely feel anything now. It was never really a problem though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,760
Posted By Dan333SP

The actual tire bead removal and tube change from...

The actual tire bead removal and tube change from start to finish probably takes me under 2 minutes. It's the 5-10 minutes I spend pulling the tire off the rim entirely and inspecting for whatever...
05-26-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,971
Posted By Rick

I saw a female rider die from some college kids...

I saw a female rider die from some college kids cat calling from an RV as they swerved over and the passenger leaned out to grab her. She fell into the road landing on her head. I was in Washington...
05-23-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 56,660
Posted By Rowan

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for...

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for your kindness. Yep, Machka has been a real marvel for me as I have recovered from an incident now 14 months ago that almost killed me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 314,266
Posted By downhillmaster

113 pages of freds stroking freds. Very...

113 pages of freds stroking freds.
Very impressive lol
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