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07-21-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 80,512
Posted By Cassave

https://i.vgy.me/OyKzXf.jpg Seen yesterday,...

https://i.vgy.me/OyKzXf.jpg

Seen yesterday, I wonder if it still works?
(for you locals, at the top of 7 minute hill)
07-20-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,903
Posted By genejockey

My experience with bike crashes was that they...

My experience with bike crashes was that they were sudden and by the time I knew they were happening, they'd already happened. Before I had a chance to think "Tuck and Roll!" I was already down. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I have about 10 pair of shorts. Every year I try...

I have about 10 pair of shorts. Every year I try to buy one new pair and throw away the worst pair. My shorts have a hierarchy for ride length comfort. Generally the least expensive are better for...
06-29-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Iride01

Most all Shimano STI's have a lever stroke...

Most all Shimano STI's have a lever stroke adjustment. Some you have to pull the hoods back, others you pull the lever a little to get to an adjustment screw. It lets you get a little more free...
06-12-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,612
Posted By mstateglfr

Your sarcasm aside, Ill address this with...

Your sarcasm aside, Ill address this with sincerity.

An expectation of our current economy is for answers to be given promptly and product to be available quickly. Call it spoiled, but these...
05-28-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,803
Posted By wirides

The gauge below has a bleed off function that...

The gauge below has a bleed off function that allows you to over inflate slightly and bleed off to the EXACT pressure you desire. The display adjusts in real time. I can tell you it works as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,368
Posted By Sy Reene

Though spring/summer should be better for...

Though spring/summer should be better for knickers, tights and/or longsleeved apparel. eg. Castelli Sorpasso bib tights (same chamois as Free Aero Race shorts) are $114 at SteepAndCheap
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,200
Posted By Rides4Beer

Awesome color!! I love Giant's colors. :beer: ...

Awesome color!! I love Giant's colors. :beer:

As for a hydration pack, I wear one when gravel riding, and now on the road since I've been riding solo with no stops to limit my contact. I'm a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,368
Posted By eric1971

After trying many, Assos is by far my favorite.

After trying many, Assos is by far my favorite.
05-09-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By Moe Zhoost

USPS shipments have always been perfect for me,...

USPS shipments have always been perfect for me, unlike UPS and FedEx who seem to consider it an acceptable delivery if they drop in anywhere within a quarter mile radius of my house.
04-25-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,105
Posted By Maelochs

For sure .... don't let your fear of being...

For sure .... don't let your fear of being crippled or killed keep you from getting crippled or killed.

:D
04-22-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

If talking about bike-shop quality bikes, then...

If talking about bike-shop quality bikes, then larger frames are no more expensive than smaller sizes.

Also, handlebar height is not the only dimension of bikes that varies with frame sizes. Your...
Forum: Touring
04-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,722
Posted By mev

The way you have posed your question, makes your...

The way you have posed your question, makes your plan seem unrealistic.

However, people vary in abilities including ability to train. So, I offer a suggestion as well as a few notes:
...
04-17-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By sal

You canít ride the bike

Fascinating video

/ ViewPure (http://www.viewpure.com/MFzDaBzBlL0?ref=bkmk)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Digger Goreman

Seat should start level... then can be adjusted...

Seat should start level... then can be adjusted slightly up or down... fore and aft on the rails to find most comfort for that seat.

If he wants a high quality seat, cheap, Shopgoodwill.com has a...
04-08-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,057
Posted By noimagination

LDL normally gives really good advice, but I have...

LDL normally gives really good advice, but I have to respectfully disagree with this.

IME, the vast majority of butt pain is caused by (a) saddle position/bike fit, and (b) fitness. If the saddle...
04-05-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Been using a SpurCycle bell for a few years now....

Been using a SpurCycle bell for a few years now. Best piece of safety equipment for the MUP you can get. Nice sound, carries well, and if someone doesn't hear--they won't hear anything else either.
03-30-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,665
Posted By obrentharris

There's an Electric Bike...

There's an Electric Bike (https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/) forum for those folks who need motors.
Brent
03-29-20, 08:46 AM
Forum: Northeast
03-13-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By ridingfool

Try PIERMONT bikes in piermont they have a guy...

Try PIERMONT bikes in piermont
they have a guy name Tim that is really good only works sundays but I suppose the other fitted are good too
03-05-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,469
Posted By mstateglfr

I am very much aware of how the WalMart business...

I am very much aware of how the WalMart business model works.
- I work for the largest company in my industry so I understand the challenges to compete on scale.
- My company works for Walmart...
02-11-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,478
Posted By Kapusta

This thread is like debating whether smaller...

This thread is like debating whether smaller shoes fit better than larger shoes.
02-05-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,107
Posted By Emilio700

Weight management from an experienced racer

A few bits of advice, based on personal experience. My background: Racing for 30 years, 57 years old last week. In 2019 I was 2nd or 3rd at Master Marathon XC, road race, XC and cyclocross nationals....
01-30-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,330
Posted By Paul Barnard

Hey aabb, get over your analysis paralysis. Go...

Hey aabb, get over your analysis paralysis. Go buy a bike and ride it. The time you are spending hand wringing over minutiae is time you aren't enjoying riding. You have all the information you...
01-27-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,659
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Wow, you are really lost. Why is it that...

Wow, you are really lost.

Why is it that others have the ability to understand what I am saying.

Try to pay attention. I never said somebody should not do hills. I am saying give your legs a...
07-11-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,919
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have watched a lot of people head down the path...

I have watched a lot of people head down the path of weight loss. I have been able to predict those that would succeed and those that would not based on that singular factor.

Too much pain, too...
07-11-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,919
Posted By livedarklions

Here's the thing though--ketosis requires an...

Here's the thing though--ketosis requires an extremely high fat, relatively low protein diet, no fruits, and a very limited range of even non-starchy vegetables. I lost about 100 pounds without...
07-11-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,919
Posted By OBoile

No, it was terrible. Look, you can lose...

No, it was terrible.

Look, you can lose weight on a Keto diet, but it is certainly not the *only* way which is what that poster said. If you're into endurance sports and care about your...
07-11-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,919
Posted By OBoile

No you don't. What a silly thing to say.

No you don't. What a silly thing to say.
07-11-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,919
Posted By wolfchild

Terrible advice and a lot of misinformation in...

Terrible advice and a lot of misinformation in this post.
06-17-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 162,217
Posted By ToppDogg

2019 Jamis Renegade Expat. Got it last night....

2019 Jamis Renegade Expat. Got it last night. This was my first ride after purchase, a short ride, 3.7 Miles but I'm happy with the Expat.
Added a Topeak Rack and TrunkBag.
...
05-19-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks OP for clarifying. For those who haven't...

Thanks OP for clarifying. For those who haven't figured it out or enabled the ignore feature, this is a child (or the persona of such) messing around on a BSO. Little connection to cycling or bikes...
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