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03-06-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 124
Posted By gkamieneski

For proper fit, the saddle belongs in only one...

For proper fit, the saddle belongs in only one position, not to be moved fore and aft to accommodate a front end or a frame that simply doesn't fit. Set your correct saddle height and saddle setback...
03-06-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 708
Posted By bocobiking

I've recorded the route and miles--and usually a...

I've recorded the route and miles--and usually a note or 2-- for every ride since January 1, 1982. Since that day, I've ridden 146,260 miles. I really enjoy this tracking; I like looking back at all...
03-06-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 731
Posted By Paul Barnard

This is close to where the accident occurred....

This is close to where the accident occurred. Just found the snapshot interesting. Apparently they give the google car a wide birth that they don't afford cyclists.
...
03-05-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 731
Posted By trailangel

Some always says .. if you want to kill somebody,...

Some always says .. if you want to kill somebody, buy them a bike....... then run over them.
03-02-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 593
Posted By Bald Paul

I've been an automotive professional (technician,...

I've been an automotive professional (technician, instructor, regional troubleshooter for an import manufacturer) until my retirement. I've also been cycling since the 70s.
Car technology has been...
03-02-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By Trakhak

Ask anyone who has worked in a bike store and...

Ask anyone who has worked in a bike store and installed hundreds of tubes---upon initial inflation out of the box, some bulge, some don't. Bulging means nothing. A vanishingly small number of tubes...
02-24-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,038
Posted By mdarnton

I bought a couple on Ebay for 6 bucks each and...

I bought a couple on Ebay for 6 bucks each and they're fine. The type with what looks like a red domed jewel between the buttons below the screen.
02-20-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By 2ering

Ahh, Spring!

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Don't you just love when the first tender shoots of a handlebar and seat...
02-20-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 857
Posted By Artmo

About 10 years ago, when I was about 70, I had a...

About 10 years ago, when I was about 70, I had a nuclear stress test prior to having an ablation for afib. The electrocardiologist told me my calcium number was in the 90th percentile. When I asked...
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,993
Posted By Leisesturm

Nah. It's just a bike. It cannot be 'faster' than...

Nah. It's just a bike. It cannot be 'faster' than any other bike of similar weight, seat recline, gearing, etc. The speed is in the rider. And most riders (unless MBB prodigies) won't be faster on a...
02-17-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,279
Posted By rydabent

Your point is well taken. As I have stated...

Your point is well taken. As I have stated before, if you are in an accident and not wearing a helmet, or having a flag on your bike or trike the drivers lawyer will say your are partly to blame. ...
Forum: Introductions
02-17-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By mmirena

Expecting more snow in southern Ontario

Hi all, I've been riding for over 30 years on a variety of bikes. Started off with a mountain bike in pink and matching pink helmet (no judging please - my logic was that no one would steal it). I...
02-16-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By cb400bill

Having one last Thursday, I think that it will be...

Having one last Thursday, I think that it will be at least another week before I try to ride.
Forum: Touring
02-16-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,993
Posted By KPREN

Amazing, I can't get this dang dog to do any...

Amazing, I can't get this dang dog to do any running along side me. He would also eats to much and is hungry all the time. To much extra food to carry. ...
Forum: Touring
02-16-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,328
Posted By staehpj1

Sounds like a terrible idea to me. You will have...

Sounds like a terrible idea to me. You will have a constant stream of angry drivers going past and an incredibly bored support driver when they aren't dealing with angry drivers. Most of the time...
02-16-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By chaadster

Interesting. In all my years using racks— I...

Interesting. In all my years using racks— I installed my first in ‘87– I have to admit that I don’t think I’ve ever contemplated the kick-up section’s purpose or its orientation; I’ve only seen it on...
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By randyjawa

If I were to purchase the bike at the OP's price,...

If I were to purchase the bike at the OP's price, I would already own it. Were I to offer the bike for sale,$700.00 would be my target and I would most likely get that amount. I did for this one......
02-11-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By work4bike

One scenario on how that could have happened. 1....

One scenario on how that could have happened. 1. The guy that did the sudden change of his line probably saw it at the very last moment and didn't have time to signal. Why? There are a lot of...
02-11-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm not sure safety is a primary concern on a...

I'm not sure safety is a primary concern on a night ride of 27 riders.:foo:
02-10-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,720
Posted By Reflector Guy

I'm not sure the OP was looking to exclude other...

I'm not sure the OP was looking to exclude other users from the path; he was just asking if such bike-only paths exist. Maybe he is considering a move?
02-09-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By BobbyG

There have been a few times where I thought I was...

There have been a few times where I thought I was going to witness a bad accident that I would not be involved in. I hate that helpless feeling and the thought that something awful is going to...
02-08-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,241
Posted By Outback Cayucan

Do it! Six years ago in May was my first ride on...

Do it! Six years ago in May was my first ride on my Carl Strong Custom Blend steel road bike (Di2 Ultegra). After years of fantasizing and research I remain entirely pleased and expect you will be....
Forum: Commuting
02-08-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By RoadKill

I have the Cyclic and think having a rear view...

I have the Cyclic and think having a rear view camera is a great idea. But with this one I have a hard time believing a video image displayed on LCD in bright sunny days or low light conditions will...
02-08-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By Vismund B

I’m sorry to hear about your close call. People...

I’m sorry to hear about your close call. People are terrible drivers. I see people not look alll the time.

I am intrigued by you saying you have turn signals. Any pictures? I am a sucker for...
02-06-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By billnuke1

Found it!

I had been going through albums and albums of pictures to give to my wife’s family... I have been looking for this particular picture for a long time...me and my beautiful Schwinn Varsity!
...
02-05-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,241
Posted By 05 fuji

Life is short Buy the bike

Life is short
Buy the bike
02-05-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,972
Posted By epnnf

Update: Just had eye exam: I passed! Minor...

Update: Just had eye exam: I passed! Minor tweak to my prescription, but nothing else wrong. No need to come back for two years (unless something happens). FWIW, I was examined by retna...
02-05-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,241
Posted By BobbyG

At 83, back in 1983, my grandmother was suffering...

At 83, back in 1983, my grandmother was suffering from cataracts. When the doctor suggested surgery she balked at the price.

"Why should I spend the money? How long will I be around to justify...
02-02-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By big john

Have you tried shorts with extremely thin chamois?

Have you tried shorts with extremely thin chamois?
02-02-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,439
Posted By BlazingPedals

Personally, I think that sometimes it's a no-win...

Personally, I think that sometimes it's a no-win situation. If they post a question that's been asked before, they're told to do a search. If they first do a search and then post to a 10-year-old...
Forum: Touring
02-02-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By balto charlie

I try to take notice of cyclists while driving my...

I try to take notice of cyclists while driving my car and what I see stand out is what I use.

I wear Hi Viz green/yellow vest, lights on front and rear, solid at night, flashing during the day....
02-02-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By roox911

Using a kmc x10sl ti chain on my record 10. It’s...

Using a kmc x10sl ti chain on my record 10. It’s silent and shifts like butter.

did you double check all your adjustments?
02-01-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,762
Posted By njkayaker

The person interpreting the "wave" as "safe to...

The person interpreting the "wave" as "safe to go" is making a basic mistake.

The person waving can't make that determination for you.

People getting "creamed" after being waved on aren't...
Forum: Touring
01-31-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 233,840
Posted By Kelly I

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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2020 tour from Mexico to Canada - all paved, credit card tour. 2,500 miles.
01-28-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,972
Posted By canklecat

See a doctor, pronto. Could be a pinched nerve in...

See a doctor, pronto. Could be a pinched nerve in your neck, could be a eye problem, could be a lot of things.
01-28-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,972
Posted By 63rickert

My wife has diplopia. She won’t be commenting so...

My wife has diplopia. She won’t be commenting so I will try.

You need to see the ophthalmologist ASAP. There is a good chance you have one of the common varieties and can be treated easily. There...
01-28-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I think typically the top/hoods of the bar is set...

I think typically the top/hoods of the bar is set parallel to the ground. Yours look to be slightly pointing up(?). In the modern context the drops are not used as much:...
01-28-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,034
Posted By George

80 years old and I ride 3 days a week alone. On...

80 years old and I ride 3 days a week alone. On most of my rides I average 12.5 to 13. It’s pretty windy here in Texas.
I just had a younger guy block me on Strava . I guess I wasn’t fast enough for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,876
Posted By Nachoman

My advice is to skip the dog whistle.

My advice is to skip the dog whistle.
01-24-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By wgscott

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conventional shoe laces
01-20-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,750
Posted By downtube42

If the sensor and magnet are correctly installed,...

If the sensor and magnet are correctly installed, the wired computer will be virtually100% accurate at counting wheel revolutions. Converting wheel revolutions to distance, measuring time,...
01-17-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,677
Posted By GlennR

I ride in the suburbs of Long Island so both are...

I ride in the suburbs of Long Island so both are flashing since they draw attention.
01-17-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,677
Posted By prairieguy

flashing rear in daytime important for safety

Distracted driving is the big cyclist killer in this day and age, people. Flashing lights, especially in daytime conditions, can make a big dang safety difference.

In the region around Kansas...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,104
Posted By caloso

Before I got my Fly12, I did exactly like that: ...

Before I got my Fly12, I did exactly like that:


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Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By sloar

Cannondale ST 1000 is ready for spring.

Just finished this today, I also have the original matching front and rear Cannondale panniers. I still need to experiment with the gearing, 26t might not be small enough. A couple rides will tell.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,104
Posted By robbyville

Seems like you have a lot of options but I’ll...

Seems like you have a lot of options but I’ll just throw in my setup which like you I wanted to keep clean. This was my old garmin and Bontrager light. Has since been replaced with a newer Bontrager...
01-17-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By BillyBoardman

Nearly Hit a Cyclist - Help?!

Hi guys,
I've just registered to the forum to ask for some help!
I live in an area where there are lots (and I mean lots!!) of cyclists - country lanes etc.

Today, I was driving past a...
01-16-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,304
Posted By makshima

There are a lot of videos on youtube that show...

There are a lot of videos on youtube that show counterfeit 18650 where a small, much lower capacity cell is inserted in the shell of an 18650 with the terminals wired to the external poles, then...
01-15-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,340
Posted By Hiro11

I do this all the time to drive water off the...

I do this all the time to drive water off the chain and lightly clean it, but I then let it evaporate and apply lube. This has worked for me for thirty years of riding.
01-15-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Synack42

I love the way they shipped my fork...

I mean really... They couldn't find a box so the just shoved it through one side; Totally looks intentional, wouldn't have fit in that box otherwise.

*Luckily, super cheap fork for a cruiser,...
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