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06-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By mr_bill

Count the actual crosswalks. Count the painted...

Count the actual crosswalks.
Count the painted crosswalks.

(Count the miles of roads without paint. Count the miles of roads with centerlines, curblines, anylines.)

Are we really dumbing down...
06-14-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By indyfabz

I saw groups of participants twice on the Pioneer...

I saw groups of participants twice on the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway and in the town of Wise River, both of which are in Montana, while I was touring out there. I am not a minimalist, so it was...
06-13-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By livedarklions

This is pointless--if he's going 15 mph and she's...

This is pointless--if he's going 15 mph and she's going 16 mph, she is going to be within "1 second" of him for a fairly long time. Being slightly over his speed at closing is what one would...
06-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,996
Posted By livedarklions

If you're not a professional racer, of course...

If you're not a professional racer, of course $10,000 is a lavish luxurious expense. It's not even a question.

TBH, I don't know which is more obnoxious signalling--the grandstanding virtue...
06-13-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2: I found the solution: ...

:roflmao2:

I found the solution:

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61T7w61%2BXLL._SX679_.jpg...
06-13-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By livedarklions

Can I read you as advising OP to get better inner...

Can I read you as advising OP to get better inner ears or to get a 10 speed?

I'm just kidding with you--my patience with OP was over when he just started posting nasty comment after nasty comment...
06-12-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By berner

I'll bet LEOs have their own cycling forum...

I'll bet LEOs have their own cycling forum somewhere. We could really gum up the works there with several posts about chain lube.
06-12-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By Kapusta

No, actually it is not. If a copís beat was...

No, actually it is not.

If a copís beat was strictly on paved roads and suspects had the courtesy to stay on those paved roads (on foot or on bike, and not in a car) while you chase them, then...
06-12-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By livedarklions

Not to mention, I'd bet that the average bike cop...

Not to mention, I'd bet that the average bike cop is faster on the mtb than you are on your road bike. Biggest variable in speed is the rider, and from what I've seen, no one accelerates better than...
06-12-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By dsaul

Obviously, you have never tried to ride a road...

Obviously, you have never tried to ride a road bike while wearing a ballistic vest and a belt with 20lbs of gear on it.
06-12-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By MikeyMK

Police cyclists are more rolling radios than...

Police cyclists are more rolling radios than pursuers. They have instant access to every vehicle in the fleet, they don't need to give chase on something that's gonna get a pinch-flat within three...
06-12-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By Trevtassie

See crime going down on other side of park. ...

See crime going down on other side of park. Bunny hops curb, gets pinch flat... fixes pinch flat, gets stuck in soft grass.
06-11-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,555
Posted By ksryder

The only people who care whether you call them...

The only people who care whether you call them brifters or STIs or whatever are too busy saying incorrect things on BF to ever ride their bikes.
06-11-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By livedarklions

One thing I think people who haven't experienced...

One thing I think people who haven't experienced chronic pain don't automatically appreciate is just how easily it can lead to clinical depression. I never had the back problems, luckily, but my...
06-10-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By livedarklions

I think we have to be careful about giving...

I think we have to be careful about giving advice, and I try to limit my discussion of these things to describing what works for me, and maybe warning people off of stuff that I have good reason to...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By mcm44

agree

pushing that cyclist wih the car is more like attempted murder
06-08-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By jade408

Maybe look at River saddles as well. ;)

Maybe look at River saddles as well. ;)
06-06-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By OneIsAllYouNeed

That sort of downtube barrel adjusters don't...

That sort of downtube barrel adjusters don't belong on a travel bike. All the travel bikes in my collection have inline adjusters and split cable stops. Removing the cables and housings doesn't...
06-05-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,647
Posted By DOS

I haven't found them to be a hassle, honestly....

I haven't found them to be a hassle, honestly. Yeah set up was a bit more complicated, but not that hard. No flats for 2 and half years eliminated a lot of hassle with clinchers.
06-05-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,416
Posted By livedarklions

Did any of that actually make sense in your head?...

Did any of that actually make sense in your head? Why does the fact that he is not dead disprove anything he said?

Also, since the law in a lot of states is that the car must give the bike 3...
06-04-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,006
Posted By NomarsGirl

I think in any successful relationship, there...

I think in any successful relationship, there have to be some things that you enjoy doing together (and sex is not enough - though it can certainly be one of the things) and some things each of you...
06-04-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,312
Posted By _ForceD_

About 8-10 years ago I was shot, almost...

About 8-10 years ago I was shot, almost point-blank from a passing car while commuting home from work in the afternoon on a not-so-busy side road. But it was only a pellet gun I was shot with. It was...
06-03-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,006
Posted By BlazingPedals

Well, yeah, but not ALL the time. The big...

Well, yeah, but not ALL the time. The big question is, how much time does he spend with her? Cycling as an activity takes some time. I think there's more going on that what OP is writing.
06-03-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,006
Posted By Phil_gretz

Positively NOT true. Marriage comes ahead of...

Positively NOT true. Marriage comes ahead of children in priority. A unified set of parents who can demonstrate male-female relationships, forgiveness, caring and courage goes the farthest to...
06-01-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,006
Posted By road292

"Cycling has become an addiction" sounds like...

"Cycling has become an addiction" sounds like it's covering up the actual issue(s) troubling your wife. I'll guess that "addiction" means bicycling takes up a lot of your time, but is that really...
06-01-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,006
Posted By TimothyH

There is no balance. Wife comes first.

There is no balance. Wife comes first.
05-30-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,736
Posted By Slightspeed

Luckiest flat ever. We had a ride regroup at a...

Luckiest flat ever. We had a ride regroup at a fire station that had one of those bike repair stations that have popped up in Ventura (CA) County. Just steps away was a kiosk with built in floor...
05-30-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,053
Posted By Ogsarg

If a thief is carrying around a tool in order to...

If a thief is carrying around a tool in order to steal a bike, they'll more likely choose a battery powered angle grinder in which case your u-lock or just about anything else, won't be much better...
05-30-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,750
Posted By Notso_fastLane

This is laughable. Some damage would be visible...

This is laughable. Some damage would be visible prior to failure, but steel and aluminum are very similar in their 'detectability' when talking about cracks detectable with the naked eye.

Oddly,...
05-30-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,477
Posted By velopig

I keep seeing "Free Trade with China" mentioned...

I keep seeing "Free Trade with China" mentioned in this thread. The key issue is unequal trade, with China getting free access to our markets which the West does not have in theirs. With 3.5 million...
05-30-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,319
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Really??!? Ride whatever you find most...

Really??!? Ride whatever you find most comfortable. Mountain bike shorts will be fine.
05-30-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,477
Posted By willibrord

Well, yes free trade works well when you are the...

Well, yes free trade works well when you are the top dog. Once other countries copy your products and methods, it doesn't work so well. At that point you need to look at other solutions, tariffs...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,877
Posted By GlennR

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless...

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless you can do a "professional" examination, you're better off leaving it to others.

When I damaged my carbon frame I asked 3 different shops and all...
05-29-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,438
Posted By Paul Barnard

You'll gain nothing in a practical sense.

You'll gain nothing in a practical sense.
05-29-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,323
Posted By livedarklions

The more the descending leg is pushing up the...

The more the descending leg is pushing up the ascending leg, the less energy is being transmitted to the wheel. Everyone has some energy "wasted" this way, but apparently pros minimize it by pulling...
05-29-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,074
Posted By Leebo

Steel.

Steel.
05-28-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,203
Posted By TimothyH

Individuals don't "Press charges." ...

Individuals don't "Press charges."

Individuals only report crimes.

Only a municipal, state or federal attorney can decide to charge someone. This is done through a formal document, hearing or...
05-28-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,591
Posted By downhillmaster

Donít you think you might be asking for just a...

Donít you think you might be asking for just a bit too much from a tire?
Faster, more comfortable, and able to handle on and off road :rolleyes:
05-27-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,646
Posted By spinnaker

I may have mentioned it before. Maybe in...

I may have mentioned it before. Maybe in another thread. But I found a working cell phone. Took some tome for me to figure out the owner. No on recognized the number from which I was...
05-27-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,946
Posted By Wileyrat

I don't know what this "ban" is really all about,...

I don't know what this "ban" is really all about, other than enforcing manufacturers suggested pricing to keep off shore products from under pricing the locals.

I only have one bike with Shimano...
05-27-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,876
Posted By krecik

Everything that there is to be said on this topic...

Everything that there is to be said on this topic has already been said. I reckon there should be a seperate subforum dedicated towards this debate. I'm not doing this...

Sorry.
05-27-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,261
Posted By Bonzo Banana

Existing certification is if you buy an existing...

Existing certification is if you buy an existing product that has already been fully tested and certified you have no additional costs to pay except for the factory door price for each frame, you can...
05-26-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,203
Posted By bargainguy

There doesn't have to be physical contact between...

There doesn't have to be physical contact between the drivers, their vehicles and a defenseless cyclist for a crime to be committed. Simply pulling up alongside a cyclist at speed and trying to...
05-26-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,203
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...
05-26-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,560
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't have those two on ignore, but I have...

I don't have those two on ignore, but I have conditioned myself to breeze right past their posts. It's unfortunate too because one of them is a good and knowledgeable guy. I simply can't force...
05-25-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,261
Posted By Rajflyboy

Everybody should have pride in their own country

Everybody should have pride in their own country
05-25-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,261
Posted By TiHabanero

Honestly, there needs to be some clarity on USA...

Honestly, there needs to be some clarity on USA Made. The frame and fork are just a piece of the puzzle, the components, parts wise, make up the bulk of the bicycle.

For clarity sakes, none of the...
05-25-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By Jim from Boston

Someone actaully [sic] stopped! [/QUOTE]I replied...

Someone actaully [sic] stopped! [/QUOTE]I replied to this thread about the reciprocal situation:[/color] Call it ďthread drift.Ē :rolleyes:
05-24-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By Chris0516

With a footnote that 'sharing the lane', and...

With a footnote that 'sharing the lane', and 'sharing the road' are two different things.
05-24-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,738
Posted By 88Tempo

Pepper spray is the gift that keeps on giving....

Pepper spray is the gift that keeps on giving. I've been hit with it once and it was rough for probably 20 minutes or so. The worst part was 5 or 6 hours later I jumped in the shower and the warm...
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