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03-26-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,537
Posted By Rollfast

Still Joy Division. ...

Still Joy Division.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDnQjXTYXS8
03-26-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,032
Posted By woodcraft

I tend to think to myself that if they off their...

I tend to think to myself that if they off their fat ****s (sorry) and rode a bike,

they would treat stop signs the same as many of us do.

Plus if you slavishly stop at every one, drivers will...
03-26-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 546
Posted By Sy Reene

Believe it or not.. some people might just like...

Believe it or not.. some people might just like to do a thing called tinkering. Some people like to drive their own cars instead of hiring chauffeurs too, etc etc
03-26-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,355
Posted By JoeyBike

And still no one is even whispering Zero...

And still no one is even whispering Zero Population Growth. Seems obvious. Too many people. If all of these younger "Green New Deal" people swore to only have zero, one, or two kids and one or two...
Forum: Foo
03-23-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,699
Posted By ahsposo

So thanks to the inspiration provided by...

So thanks to the inspiration provided by colorider I built her one:
...
03-20-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Ironfish653

I like the plastic-bodied BMX pedals like the...

I like the plastic-bodied BMX pedals like the Animal 'Hamilton' or Odyssey 'Twisted'
Light-ish, decent grip, and serviceable bearings. You can find them all day long for $20, sometimes as low as...
03-20-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,786
Posted By livedarklions

A friendly amendment to this--it's also about how...

A friendly amendment to this--it's also about how to keep your riding legal in an environment of constantly changing orders.

Updates about what regulations are being imposed and how they're being...
03-19-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By Hondo Gravel

1349 the year the Black Plague reached Norway. I...

1349 the year the Black Plague reached Norway. I use this band’s music to scare people away :D so I can stay quarantined.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BJPWeRXPSY
03-17-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Starting in 9 months there will be a baby boom. ...

Starting in 9 months there will be a baby boom. We'll call them the quarantine generation. In 2033 we'll start calling them quaranteens.
03-16-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By cb400bill

A friend wrote this one... MY CORONA ...

A friend wrote this one...

MY CORONA

Ooh my little viral one, viral one
When you gonna hit me with slime, Corona?
Ooh you make my neighbors run, my neighbors run
Everybody out of their...
03-16-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By dmark

I thought "My Sharona" would have been parodied...

I thought "My Sharona" would have been parodied by now.
Forum: Foo
03-14-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,699
Posted By GrainBrain

Yeah this toilet paper thing is ridiculous. If...

Yeah this toilet paper thing is ridiculous. If you're stuck at home for weeks why not use your shower and a wash cloth? If we ever buy a home we're getting a bidet or something, using just TP is...
03-13-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,786
Posted By BCDrums

If enough people are directed to work from home,...

If enough people are directed to work from home, maybe I can finally take a bike ride on the Mass Turnpike! Not hilly, nice surface.
03-13-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

opti-grab

opti-grab
03-12-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By TiHabanero

As a former speed junkie, I appreciate what she...

As a former speed junkie, I appreciate what she has done! Drafting trucks at 50mph was enough for me, cannot fathom 180+ mph and just would not have the nerve for anything beyond 60mph. Now, put me...
03-11-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 57,586
Posted By Bryan C.

Success! ...

Success!

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200311_202839_0a3b450ef902cb55f018f8495bec2dd7656302ff.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,162
Posted By DrIsotope

Hey, if I weighed 140lbs I'd be out there...

Hey, if I weighed 140lbs I'd be out there tackling all of the proper KOMs too. But I don't, and I never will. So I can put my guts out on a climb and finish 550/1,900. On my best day.

Downhill?...
03-09-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By Maelochs

Those are some gorgeous bikes .... but not worth...

Those are some gorgeous bikes .... but not worth driving multiple thousands of miles top collect and add to my own already too-large collection.

Whoever owns your local co-op ... well, no need...
03-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By freeranger

Have you contacted the co-op to see if perhaps...

Have you contacted the co-op to see if perhaps someone affiliated with them might be willing to pick up the frames and parts?
Forum: Commuting
02-26-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By RoadKill

Google maps assumes a fairly slow speed, I think...

Google maps assumes a fairly slow speed, I think it was about 11 or 12 mph. I always beat their times.
For example, my commute home is shown on Google Maps to be about 43 minutes, The slowest I do...
02-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,867
Posted By linberl

Maybe also take some info on bike trailers...

Maybe also take some info on bike trailers (cargo, Travoy, etc.) and kid carriers? Burley makes both, I'm sure some other brands do as well. Maybe get some images of folks with kids on their cargo...
02-21-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,544
Posted By caloso

Exactly. Peloton is for people who enjoy spin...

Exactly. Peloton is for people who enjoy spin classes to attend them remotely at home. Spinning != cycling. Spin machines resemble bikes in certain respects, and there might be some overlap in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,772
Posted By mstateglfr

Pretty sure its different for everyone. For YOU,...

Pretty sure its different for everyone. For YOU, a gravel bike would only work on really smooth and compacted trails. But for others, many others, a gravel road bike works well on...gravel roads. ...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By Amt0571

Has not happened to me but I have a couple of...

Has not happened to me but I have a couple of ideas that can cause this problem.

1. Grease or oil inside the shifting mechanism hardened with the cold blocking its normal movement.

2. Water,...
02-13-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By madpogue

Not sure how a fixie would do going up Capitol...

Not sure how a fixie would do going up Capitol Hill every day. Here, snow is not rare, nor is it much fun. Fixie equipment rarely shows up on CL here, and when it does, it's $$$$$'y. Conventional...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,322
Posted By Amt0571

When it's summer I have tan lines strong enough...

When it's summer I have tan lines strong enough that you could think I'm wearing clothes on a nudist beach. I've had kids laugh at me at the pool, people stare at me, and someone even thought I had...
02-13-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 57,586
Posted By subgrade

At last a couple of daytime pictures from me :D ...

At last a couple of daytime pictures from me :D

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1152x864/20200213_094946_2c15cbff5aeb205410fa251164a551b10eb97ab1.jpg
The elephant
...
02-11-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,120
Posted By Miele Man

To develop bicycle handling skills you need to...

To develop bicycle handling skills you need to ride a bicycle on its wheels.

I'd get a bunch of empty soda cans and take those and my bicycle to a quiet parking lot such as a schoolyard after...
02-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,120
Posted By Tony P.

My wife went through a similar challenge. My...

My wife went through a similar challenge. My suggestion is to find a way to get started, the easiest way possible. That may be in an office or school parking lot on a weekend - whatever is large...
02-08-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,789
Posted By Miele Man

Where I am that'd be considered a nice balmy day...

Where I am that'd be considered a nice balmy day for riding. It's what you're used to that limits riding.

Cheers
02-08-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By Korina

Thanks, Nightdiver and AeroGut . As it happens, I...

Thanks, Nightdiver and AeroGut . As it happens, I picked up a used trailer on CL. So, so much less expensive than a bakfiets. Don't know what I was thinking. The nice thing is, I can wait on an...
02-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,822
Posted By BobbyG

I bike commute.

I bike commute.
02-07-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Ever have one of these days? Always.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzE-IMaegzQ&feature=youtu.be
02-07-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,909
Posted By indyfabz

File me under "never." But I have drafted a lot...

File me under "never." But I have drafted a lot of tandems.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,330
Posted By Machka

Speaking of "death valley" ... doesn't Death...

Speaking of "death valley" ... doesn't Death Valley fill with cyclists once a year on the Furnace Creek 508?
02-05-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 57,586
Posted By Slightspeed

How about an LA City Street Lighting truck? I saw...

How about an LA City Street Lighting truck? I saw this on today's ride, I didn't cross 4 lanes to lean my bike against the truck, but found a convenient fire hydrant....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,920
Posted By Cypress

Tell that to my wife when I need $140 in new...

Tell that to my wife when I need $140 in new tires every two months, a new $250 cassette/chain/pulleys every 6 months, or why we spend $600/month on groceries for "two" people :lol:

If I didn't...
02-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,208
Posted By DrIsotope

My grandfather got pulled over once for doing...

My grandfather got pulled over once for doing +65mph in a 50 zone. This was in the late '80s, when he would have been in his 70s. The cop gave him a very protocoled warning, but just shook his head...
02-02-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By canklecat

I see several products on Amazon and elsewhere...

I see several products on Amazon and elsewhere with names that appear to be the result of someone smashing the keyboard randomly.

But seriously, my best guess is Pueepdee, Spotti and its peculiar...
02-01-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By Lively or Not

Not yet. I want to identify all the options...

Not yet. I want to identify all the options before investing time in getting quotes. When I do, though, I'll post it here.
01-31-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By tyrion

Worst "Deal of the Day" ever

Actual email:

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01-31-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By livedarklions

And more driving. If you look at the rate of...

And more driving. If you look at the rate of fatalities per million, it troughs during the Great Recession. Otherwise, it's largely a pattern of spikes and drops between 3 and 4 deaths per million. ...
01-31-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By livedarklions

More drivers, more cyclists. More crashes. The...

More drivers, more cyclists. More crashes. The article doesn't contain enough data to get more sophisticated than that.
01-30-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,024
Posted By billnuke1

You can almost hear the eggs sizzling...I picked...

You can almost hear the eggs sizzling...I picked up some real estate in the middle of the shop! Anxious to get the double stand back in service...transplanting parts easier when both patients are...
01-30-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 57,586
Posted By subgrade

Indeed, you're right! Turns out you know more...

Indeed, you're right! Turns out you know more about my hometown than I do! I'm not a native though ;)

Next mission: an aeroplane. I don't think we had this one, did we?
01-28-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 57,586
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Wait no longer. Say hello to Rainbow Brite, my...

Wait no longer. Say hello to Rainbow Brite, my daughter's favorite friend from 30 years ago.
...
01-27-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,037
Posted By Sy Reene

You have an ironic name sir.. given the topic and...

You have an ironic name sir.. given the topic and your predisposition toward wool.
01-27-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,848
Posted By DOS

Pedros.

Pedros.
01-26-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,439
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Lotta folks around here say...

Lotta folks around here say "motorsickel"
01-23-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By cb400bill

https://www.voler.com/Custom/ Custom...

https://www.voler.com/Custom/

Custom ExpressProfessional quality apparel ideal for growing teams, clubs or events in need of a quick turnaround on the most essential custom pieces for cycling.

...
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