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03-28-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,348
Posted By wolfchild

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics...

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics and speed and how it effects germ dispersal...Just do yourself and everyone else a favour and ride solo, until this virus thing has been stabilized and...
03-25-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By wolfchild

Our country is also under state of emergency but...

Our country is also under state of emergency but our government made it very clear that people are allowed to leave their homes and go for walks, hikes, bike rides and other forms of exercise. You...
03-22-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,270
Posted By wolfchild

You should of told that driver exactly what they...

You should of told that driver exactly what they told you: To go and self isolate themselves.
03-21-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By wolfchild

It's not just the bike rides, it's other thigs...

It's not just the bike rides, it's other thigs added to the bike rides....Weight lifting, kettlebells, bike rides, strength/conditioning workouts, and working at a physical labour job for 8-9 hours...
03-21-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,758
Posted By wolfchild

This statement applies to all people who are...

This statement applies to all people who are hoarding insane amounts of food, hand sanitizers, toilet paper and over the counter cold/flu medication and pain relievers which will expire before they...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By wolfchild

You don't need to use a tire gauge and worry...

You don't need to use a tire gauge and worry about getting the exact tire pressure. All you need to do is make sure that you pump your tires hard enough to prevent pinch flats, I do this by feel and...
03-17-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By wolfchild

Speaking of gloves, one of my co-workers went to...

Speaking of gloves, one of my co-workers went to a bakery yesterday and all customers were required to use disposable gloves while shopping there. The store provided different sizes of gloves.
03-16-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By wolfchild

If it's recreational riding that's banned it...

If it's recreational riding that's banned it would be very easy to get around it and fool the authorities...Don't make yourself look like a racer on a training ride, instead make yourself look like...
03-16-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By wolfchild

How does riding a bicycle put you at more risk of...

How does riding a bicycle put you at more risk of catching a virus than if you were a pedestrian or if you were using public transit or a taxi or any other mode of transportation ??...If they ban...
03-15-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,484
Posted By wolfchild

For sure, it's a complex issue....But let me give...

For sure, it's a complex issue....But let me give you a simple scenario: If an attacker is coming at you with a broken bottle or a steel pipe or some other object and you are empty handed and you...
03-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,666
Posted By wolfchild

That's good to know, but I am still a little...

That's good to know, but I am still a little surprised that they would ban recreational cycling...A bike ride is the last place to worry about catching a virus, especially if you're doing a solo ride...
03-15-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,484
Posted By wolfchild

Grey area doesn't mean it's illegal...The "grey...

Grey area doesn't mean it's illegal...The "grey area" has to do with interpretation if you used excessive force to defend yourself or if you used a reasonable force to defend yourself, it has nothing...
03-15-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,666
Posted By wolfchild

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but...

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but governments passing draconian laws to try an prevent the spread of virus...Bike commuting is safer than using public transit.
03-15-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,484
Posted By wolfchild

Anything can be used as a weapon for...

Anything can be used as a weapon for self-defence.... A tooth pick or a pen could be used a weapon, a multi tool or a bike lock could be used as a weapon, a stainless steel water bottle can be used...
03-15-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,484
Posted By wolfchild

The law says that dogs must be kept on leash and...

The law says that dogs must be kept on leash and under control. If an off leash dog charges you and attacks you, then you have a right to defend yourself.
03-15-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,484
Posted By wolfchild

You are misinformed....It's not illegal to defend...

You are misinformed....It's not illegal to defend yourself when being attacked.
03-15-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By wolfchild

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than...

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than the actual virus.
03-14-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,238
Posted By wolfchild

That what I don't understand too...Yesterday I...

That what I don't understand too...Yesterday I went to a very large grocery store and every cartoon of eggs and every packet of fresh meat an every loaf of bread was completely sold out. Most of the...
03-14-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,238
Posted By wolfchild

It's been madness out there this past week. I've...

It's been madness out there this past week. I've lived in Canada for a long time and I have never ever witnessed such panic at our local grocery stores. I think if this madness keeps up, grocery...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,069
Posted By wolfchild

The lesson here is that, you should never ever...

The lesson here is that, you should never ever carry important personal items on a bike inside panniers....I always carry personal items like a cell phone, wallet, house keys, car keys, credit cards...
03-13-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,484
Posted By wolfchild

If you don't want to be a victim then you need to...

If you don't want to be a victim then you need to practise situational awareness and avoid situations which have a potential to turn violent. Even if you were successful in using a pepper spray to...
03-11-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,238
Posted By wolfchild

It's perfectly safe to go outside and ride your...

It's perfectly safe to go outside and ride your bike, so just get on your bike and enjoy yourself instead of sitting at home in fear and paranoia. Your chances of catching a coronavirus while riding...
03-11-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,072
Posted By wolfchild

Those pedals look very slippery and dangerous....

Those pedals look very slippery and dangerous. Why the heck would anyone cover their pedals with a piece of sheet metal which has no grip at all ??
03-07-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By wolfchild

This is one of the best replies I've ever read on...

This is one of the best replies I've ever read on bikeforums…:thumb:
03-07-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,081
Posted By wolfchild

It's impossible to ride a bike with a smartphone...

It's impossible to ride a bike with a smartphone turned off.:rolleyes:
03-07-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,081
Posted By wolfchild

I don't play with my smartphone while riding, I...

I don't play with my smartphone while riding, I don't use strava and I don't use any cycling apps . My phone is turned off and in my pocket while riding my bike. Good luck tracking my down.
03-04-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,238
Posted By wolfchild

Nah, toilet paper unravels too easily and flops...

Nah, toilet paper unravels too easily and flops around too much creating too much drag slowing you down. Wrapping yourself in shrink wrap is a lot more aerodynamic.
03-04-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,108
Posted By wolfchild

Stock markets going down and economy is far more...

Stock markets going down and economy is far more important than not being able to get certain brand of some high-end bike component. If you can't get one type of bike component so what ??. Find...
03-03-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,238
Posted By wolfchild

I am more concerned about distracted drivers...

I am more concerned about distracted drivers around me than about coronavirus.
03-03-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,108
Posted By wolfchild

Coronavirus hasn't prevented me from riding my...

Coronavirus hasn't prevented me from riding my bikes, I can still ride everyday...I am more concerned about coronavirus and its effects on stock markets, economy and health of the people than its...
03-01-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,591
Posted By wolfchild

Mediterranean Diet together with Blue Zone Diet...

Mediterranean Diet together with Blue Zone Diet are two of the healthiest ways of eating. The problem is that there are many "self proclaimed nutrition scientists and experts" out there who twist the...
03-01-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,591
Posted By wolfchild

I agree with this 100%, and it's very easy to...

I agree with this 100%, and it's very easy to meet your daily protein needs by eating real food.
03-01-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,072
Posted By wolfchild

You don't need clipless pedals to ride a...

You don't need clipless pedals to ride a bike....Toe clips and straps have a huge advantage over clipless. The main advantage is that it allows you to wear any type of shoes or boots you want. Toe...
02-27-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By wolfchild

Originally from planet Mars, now living in Canada.

Originally from planet Mars, now living in Canada.
02-27-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,591
Posted By wolfchild

Let me add something here....Many foods in their...

Let me add something here....Many foods in their natural state can be toxic, inedible or unpalatable. Processing is what makes many natural foods edible and safe to eat and allows them to be stored...
02-26-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,459
Posted By wolfchild

That's just an opinion not a fact.

That's just an opinion not a fact.
02-26-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,591
Posted By wolfchild

If you're going to stay away from processed...

If you're going to stay away from processed foods, you may as well starve and eat nothing. Processing food is what makes us human and distinguishes us from other animals. Our human ancestors have...
02-20-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By wolfchild

Skipping breakfast is a mistake, especially for...

Skipping breakfast is a mistake, especially for somebody who plans to be physically active during the day...A big nutritious breakfast will fuel your body with important nutrients and give you energy...
02-18-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,675
Posted By wolfchild

I agree that this is the most dangerous part of...

I agree that this is the most dangerous part of riding on the sidewalks and I deal with these type of situations on every commute...In this type of a situation a cyclist is 100% responsible for...
02-18-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,898
Posted By wolfchild

This is false.

This is false.
Forum: Commuting
02-17-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By wolfchild

I had a day off from work today. I did a 3 hour...

I had a day off from work today. I did a 3 hour mountain bike ride on some frozen icy trails early this morning.
02-17-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,675
Posted By wolfchild

Here in the suburbs most sidewalks have very...

Here in the suburbs most sidewalks have very little pedestrian traffic. I use sidewalks to bypass road sections which are too dangerous to ride and I use sidewalks to connect with roads along my...
02-16-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,453
Posted By wolfchild

Rust on the chain doesn't bother me. I keep my...

Rust on the chain doesn't bother me. I keep my chains well lubed. A chain is the most disposable item on the bike and gets replaced after each winter season.
02-12-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,121
Posted By wolfchild

Rollers are useless for developing bike handling...

Rollers are useless for developing bike handling skills...OP needs to get outside and get the feel of what it's like to ride a bike in real world under different conditions..
02-09-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,969
Posted By wolfchild

I purchased 3 different bikes long time ago and...

I purchased 3 different bikes long time ago and never even considered checking how much they weigh...Now 13 years later and after riding thousands of miles on them I still don't know how much my...
02-07-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,858
Posted By wolfchild

Never ask random strangers to choose your bike...

Never ask random strangers to choose your bike for you...What you need to do, is to visit few different bike shops to try out different bikes and then choose the bike that fits you, fits your riding...
02-01-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,243
Posted By wolfchild

Don't run red lights when cops are around....if...

Don't run red lights when cops are around....if you decide to run a red, look around and make sure that there are no cops around.
Forum: Commuting
02-01-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By wolfchild

Go with 700cc or 29er...They are the best size...

Go with 700cc or 29er...They are the best size for road and gravel and for trail riding....They also have the widest selection of different tires....700x 42-45 is a perfect size for a mixture of...
01-31-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,087
Posted By wolfchild

For me it has to be wool...There is nothing...

For me it has to be wool...There is nothing better than wool socks. I buy mine for cheap at an industrial/work clothing supply store.
01-28-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,084
Posted By wolfchild

Standing up frequently is a necessity for me. I...

Standing up frequently is a necessity for me. I could never climb hills on my fixed gear or singlespeed bikes without standing up.
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