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08-14-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,592
Posted By DrIsotope

There's definitely more to this story. The guy...

There's definitely more to this story. The guy on the motorcycle regularly rides behind the bike group to break traffic, often films them, and his son is one of the group riders. He also apparently...
07-20-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

No, it indicates that you round your back when...

No, it indicates that you round your back when you ride: https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/722724-riding-position-discovery.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By rubiksoval

Why are you replacing tubes? They don't hold air?...

Why are you replacing tubes? They don't hold air?

If you're really worried about replacing that many things, then I'd question why you'd buy it in the first place. Doesn't sound like a good...
07-13-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By LaurieD

Chose a bike today and brought it home

Thank you to members who helped me work through some questions about buying another bike. While Iím very new to cycling, I find myself doing it daily, and needed something lighter and more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By noimagination

Good God. The word is "chafing" (abrade by...

Good God.

The word is "chafing" (abrade by rubbing). ONE 'f'. Pronounced with a long "a" sound, like "aid".
Chaffing (teasing, mocking) is a completely different word. Pronounced with a short "a"...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,137
Posted By Jack Tone

That looks like a great handlebar for time trials.

That looks like a great handlebar for time trials.
07-04-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,916
Posted By davidad

I use chain saw bar oil on a clean chain every...

I use chain saw bar oil on a clean chain every 800 miles or so. I mix it with 4 parts unscented mineral spirits. That's enough to make 5 quarts (160 ounces or 40 bottles) of chain lube that is better...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,185
Posted By Weakbikr

Finally got a 16 mile an hour ride.

I'm sure this is unbelievably slow for alot of folks here. I've been close a few times but never finished with a 16 mph average. Well saturday I got my first at 16.0. Me and my father in law rode our...
06-30-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,059
Posted By Lemond1985

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Sequoia National Forest (bike is my '76 Raleigh Competiton)
06-29-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,059
Posted By Slightspeed

A few more favorites of mine. ...

A few more favorites of mine.
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My '73 Raleigh Super Course, southbound...
06-29-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,059
Posted By Slightspeed

Heres mine, taken a year ago. I've added two more...

Heres mine, taken a year ago. I've added two more in the same floor space. Thinking Tuff-Shed ......
06-29-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,059
Posted By Slightspeed

Great shots, guys. Heres a couple. ...

Great shots, guys. Heres a couple.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20161003_155949_ba1e516e0e67ee2018b0796fdd1e60a6da2d7177.jpg
My stripped Super Course....
06-28-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,059
Posted By Chr0m0ly

'85 Miyata 710

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One out'a two?

This ones down in storage, and...
06-28-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,059
Posted By Mr_Asifi

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06-28-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,059
Posted By Drillium Dude

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06-26-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,495
Posted By jsigone

raise bars and see the doc, take side pics before...

raise bars and see the doc, take side pics before and after the bar change setup. Drops and hoods photo.
06-26-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,495
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Go see a doctor.

Go see a doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,480
Posted By Doge

Power/speed if very related to muscle mass. The...

Power/speed if very related to muscle mass. The longer the event the harder to feed and expel waste from larger muscles. The shorter the rides the more power/speed comes from the gym and weights. The...
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By Steeljag

Man I must live in a boring area !

Man I must live in a boring area !
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By rseeker

Tear gas exposure training. Now you're ready for...

Tear gas exposure training. Now you're ready for political action on the front lines for the cause of your choice.

What's green dot training?

I'm glad it wasn't worse.
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By ThermionicScott

We evolved to be just smart and capable enough to...

We evolved to be just smart and capable enough to survive and procreate above replacement rate. Sometimes I'm amazed at what we've accomplished with that.
Forum: Introductions
06-24-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Hello from NorCal! The more you read through...

Hello from NorCal! The more you read through the forum, the more you will want to ride LOL
06-23-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,770
Posted By ThermionicScott

Maybe not. I set my bikes up by feel and the few...

Maybe not. I set my bikes up by feel and the few times that I have attempted to measure the BB to saddle distance or any of that, the numbers never jibed with any formula. So I promptly went back...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,870
Posted By Bandera

Or you mind your own business and ride your own...

Or you mind your own business and ride your own ride.

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,870
Posted By WhyFi

You should totally talk to them - if there's one...

You should totally talk to them - if there's one thing I've learned, it's that people *love* unsolicited advice.
06-20-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,803
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Blue, red, or black. Depends which I'm looking...

Blue, red, or black. Depends which I'm looking at.

My "flagship" bike, the Schwinn Volare, is the red one.
06-19-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 80,950
Posted By guachi

40 miles today. Took me 2 hours and 13 seconds. I...

40 miles today. Took me 2 hours and 13 seconds. I did it all in one go with no stopping, which for me is the most I've done without stopping in about 30 years. 1050 feet of climb, so it was mostly...
06-19-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,444
Posted By BlazingPedals

The jury is still out on vaping, because it...

The jury is still out on vaping, because it hasn't been around long enough. Certainly the vaping suppliers will tell everyone it's safe; but that's what tobacco companies did for decades.

Vaping...
06-19-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,444
Posted By bakerjw

I've seen professional athletes that smoke. I...

I've seen professional athletes that smoke. I wonder if he started vaping or switched to it from smoking.

That's the thing. People are starting to vape rather than smoke tobacco and they still get...
06-19-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,444
Posted By Slightspeed

Never seen that before.

I was on a grocery run this morning, driving along, and this kitted up, fit looking racer dude was working the traffic, on a racy new Trek. We both stopped at a light, and I was checking him out. He...
06-18-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 80,950
Posted By Greg C.

10 miles yesterday, 10 today on my Schwinn...

10 miles yesterday, 10 today on my Schwinn Hybrid; a paved path thru the rolling hills of...
06-18-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,849
Posted By downhillmaster

No need for diplomacy in that situation. They...

No need for diplomacy in that situation. They knew what they were doing so there was nothing to be solved.
06-18-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,849
Posted By bakerjw

One reason why I avoid group rides. All it takes...

One reason why I avoid group rides. All it takes is one or 2 morons to put the entire group in a bad light.
06-18-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,849
Posted By OBoile

Some cyclists are really good at making us all...

Some cyclists are really good at making us all look bad.
06-18-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,849
Posted By mcours2006

I might have made a comment given the same...

I might have made a comment given the same circumstances, but I realize that rarely does it do any good, and often elicits the same reaction that you got. There are a-holes everywhere, even in a...
06-18-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,849
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Club blocking the MUP

About 45 minutes ago I was getting onto our local MUP from the park. As I approached I saw a big clot of cyclists, I guess a club ride, stopped on the MUP. Some of their guys had apparently stopped...
06-17-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,212
Posted By jon c.

I don't encounter other cyclists often enough...

I don't encounter other cyclists often enough that it has ever been issue. When I do see other cyclists, they're usually passing me and we exchange only cursory greetings.

When driving, I...
06-17-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,212
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Helmet nannies are the usual suspects for this...

Helmet nannies are the usual suspects for this type of unsolicited and usually ignorant "advice" given to strangers and acquaintances alike.
06-16-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,273
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Full overhaul of a new acquisition? Love it. ...

Full overhaul of a new acquisition? Love it.
Routine maintenance? Grumble.
06-16-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,273
Posted By iab

Love - riding, not wrenching Hate - wrenching,...

Love - riding, not wrenching
Hate - wrenching, not riding
06-14-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 80,950
Posted By NoWhammies

121k. Finally managed to find some flat roads to...

121k. Finally managed to find some flat roads to ride on around here. The worst was the wind. The never ending wind...
06-11-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,916
Posted By easyupbug

I say do yourself a favor and for $10 (cheaper...

I say do yourself a favor and for $10 (cheaper than motor oil with additives you don't need) you can get a gallon of bar chain oil which sticks much better and in my opinion and that is why it lasts...
06-04-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By SamSpade1941

You could always get a bren gun magazine pouch...

You could always get a bren gun magazine pouch for $5 and some bungee cord which I did as an improv or hack a couple of weeks ago when I went for a ride and my old Blackburn bag would not accommodate...
06-02-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By Bad Lag

Give up looking for an acorn. I bought one...

Give up looking for an acorn.

I bought one of these. It's surprising what it holds without being big and bulky. $25 and they are in stock.

JANDD Seat Bag (Tire Bag II)...
05-24-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 153,480
Posted By str8jakett

I still haven't done any real gravel roads yet...

I still haven't done any real gravel roads yet but here are a few more from the same rail trail. ...
05-13-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 153,480
Posted By TimothyH

I went for a trail run... ...

I went for a trail run...

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And found a random Civil War era iron...
10-07-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,921
Posted By jbell_64

This whole area is littered with stone quarries....

This whole area is littered with stone quarries. Washington monument, the Pentagon, Chicago water tower, among many other cathedrals all came from within miles of each other.
04-19-17, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 153,480
Posted By fixieluvr

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C&O canal towpath
02-22-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 153,480
Posted By Primitive Don

Beautiful in the Hoosier National Forest for...

Beautiful in the Hoosier National Forest for sure. But as someone from Northern Indiana, I'd say a couple of those climbs are tough. I definitely had to push the bike up one hill, but I was not alone...
02-22-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 153,480
Posted By jbell_64

I work for the Forest Service, so i travel those...

I work for the Forest Service, so i travel those roads often. I'd love to do either of those rides, but neither my bike or my body is up for that at this point lol
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