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Forum: Commuting
09-22-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By BobbyG

I bike to work year-round and in the dark, 9...

I bike to work year-round and in the dark, 9 miles each way changing into office clothes that I bring with me. So in as much as the distance, staying "fresh" and changing into clothes I've brought, I...
09-21-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,970
Posted By genejockey

HA! Shows what YOU know! The point of having an...

HA! Shows what YOU know! The point of having an "Ignore List" is to TELL people you're ignoring them, like when you were a kid and you told your sibling - repeatedly - that you weren't talking to...
09-19-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,970
Posted By sovende

Back in the '90s, I was an avid Rivendell...

Back in the '90s, I was an avid Rivendell follower! I used to pore over the catalog if for nothing else than the hilarious product descriptions. I did think that many of their bikes had an "old...
09-19-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,970
Posted By FiftySix

Typo or not, that right there is funny. :roflmao2:

Typo or not, that right there is funny. :roflmao2:
09-19-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,970
Posted By bikemig

Yep Grant Peterson designed some of the XO series...

Yep Grant Peterson designed some of the XO series bikes to be "fire" road bikes. They have road geometry and 26 inch wheels with room for a fat tire. Back in the 90s, if you wanted a fat tire road...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,005
Posted By BobbyG

The fact that bike commuting is good for the...

The fact that bike commuting is good for the environment certainly contributes to the overall smugness factor of year-round bike commuting, but I really don't care...unless some environmentalist...
09-15-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By sarhog

I happen to think itís quite funny, maybe you can...

I happen to think itís quite funny, maybe you can purchase a sense of humor online.


Not from Germany though.... theyíre not funny.

Out of line? Thereís a line? I donít like standing in...
09-08-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,648
Posted By HD3andMe

Confirmed: always be suspect of people that are...

Confirmed: always be suspect of people that are over-the-top matchy-matchy.
...
09-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By Koyote

The other day, as we pulled into the garage, I...

The other day, as we pulled into the garage, I was telling my wife about the bike shortage. I waved at the five bikes hanging from the wall and said, "See, I'm pretty smart! Bought 'em ahead of time!"
09-07-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Aladin

FB in NY?

FB... been awhile since a post. Anyone know why?

MVP of the internet per bike knowledge.. by miles. Sure hope all is well.
09-05-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By Steve B.

Interesting experience. Iíve a pair of the Lake...

Interesting experience. Iíve a pair of the Lake MXZ304 Wide winter boots. They are not as comfortable, even with a thin sock, as any Shimano wide shoe Iíve worn. Iíve heard that Sidi has...
08-14-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,716
Posted By pstock

on that item, you are correct. Campy Super...

on that item, you are correct.

Campy Super Record EPS 12 group
UK Vat Incl. $3981
VAT: $663
Wiggle keeps: $3318

US export price: $3330 (Wiggle keeps it all)

Let's check another. I'll take...
08-08-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,589
Posted By Ubie

I often use the misery index to determine when...

I often use the misery index to determine when I'm going to be ok exercising. It is the current temp + dew point. If it's over 150F, I'm going to have a hard time, but I don't deal well with heat in...
07-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,166
Posted By cb400bill

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...
07-19-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,206
Posted By Koyote

Good to know. I thought a Boilermaker was a...

Good to know. I thought a Boilermaker was a whiskey shot with a beer chaser on the side. I used to drink those back in the 2000s -- but my bartender and I called it a "Bush and Cheney" - since one of...
07-18-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,206
Posted By rosefarts

I mean yeah, I'm drinking on an early Saturday...

I mean yeah, I'm drinking on an early Saturday afternoon too.
07-17-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,234
Posted By Hondo Gravel

All I know is that I stayed in a Holiday Inn...

All I know is that I stayed in a Holiday Inn Express last night :roflmao2:
07-13-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By rydabent

When I was young, I got the cold shoulder from a...

When I was young, I got the cold shoulder from a few girls. Probably not the same thing tho.
:)
07-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 6,630
Posted By jon c.

The problem with this concept is it ignores the...

The problem with this concept is it ignores the realities of pandemic disease and human social interaction. Taking the unprecedented cautionary steps that we are, the US will see between 250,000...
07-04-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 6,630
Posted By Rider_1

**** like this just makes me more and more...

**** like this just makes me more and more grateful for universal healthcare. It leads to a healthier population overall because people are not afraid of incurring debt, and will go to the doctor...
07-04-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 6,630
Posted By downtube42

This argument is used frequently, and it misses...

This argument is used frequently, and it misses entirely what it means to be human. Compassion isn't a flaw, it's a survival mechanism. Furthermore, our ability to communicate is a radical survival...
06-28-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,951
Posted By canklecat

Don't even start on that "it's all theoretical"...

Don't even start on that "it's all theoretical" BS. I worked in health care and for OSHA for years. This stuff isn't guesswork. It's the product of methodical research. There are multiple...
06-26-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,200
Posted By CAT7RDR

I thought my carbon frame bike had some issues...

I thought my carbon frame bike had some issues when riding downhill on a rough concrete surface. Then, I remembered I was use to riding my Reynolds 853 steel frame down the same rough road and none...
Forum: Touring
06-23-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,494
Posted By seeker333

38% price increase on frameset, $525 increase to...

38% price increase on frameset, $525 increase to 725. Pretty expensive for a Surly frameset.

Now you can put that Shimano 1x12 MTB drivetrain on with thru axle capability.

Increased stack...
06-23-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,049
Posted By cyccommute

Exactly! Chamois Butt’r contains the following ...

Exactly! Chamois Butt’r contains the following



Just because the name of a chemical is “unpronounceable” doesn’t mean that it is bad or toxic. IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE (IUPAC name:...
06-22-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,946
Posted By Bill in VA

This will protect your hands, be unique, and also...

This will protect your hands, be unique, and also be expensive enough to catch the eyes of the most jaded cyclist. Also good with dogs and aggressive drivers.
...
06-19-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By caloso

I've avoided the MUPs as much as possible this...

I've avoided the MUPs as much as possible this spring. It's been a zoo.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,375
Posted By Archwhorides

This helmet represents the epitome of safety,...

This helmet represents the epitome of safety, function and style in the Covid Era.

Energy Dome Helmet (https://www.impactmerch.com/retail/product/devo-energy-dome-ppe-kit/)
06-10-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Amt0571

I wouldn't worry too much about it. My OCD...

I wouldn't worry too much about it.

My OCD would prevent me riding it this way however :lol:
06-05-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,574
Posted By indyfabz

Paper can cut you bad. And it covers rock.

Paper can cut you bad. And it covers rock.
06-01-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By HD3andMe

Bells - lame and obsolete

This hands-free solution is much more effective.

http://youtu.be/K4N-1x0_-n0
05-23-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,529
Posted By veganbikes

I believe the term is "wake and bake".

I believe the term is "wake and bake".
05-12-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,190
Posted By MAK

I hope an administrator reads this thread. I...

I hope an administrator reads this thread.
I propose a new forum rule...If you're going to criticize an industry, a particular store, etc., you must first indicate what your vocation is. For...
05-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,453
Posted By TiHabanero

Tonight after work we had a discussion about...

Tonight after work we had a discussion about surcharging for on the spot repairs beyond a flat tire or simple gear adjustment. The one comment that stuck out and made a lot of sense was this, "Why...
05-09-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
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.
Forum: Touring
05-07-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,006
Posted By IPassGas

Blessed are the square tapers, for thou shall...

Blessed are the square tapers, for thou shall ride forever.
04-27-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,395
Posted By Unca_Sam

Clever! The strap will make it easier to pull out!

Clever! The strap will make it easier to pull out!
04-26-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,395
Posted By Homebrew01

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I...

So, I should not put Lysol in a nebulizer if I get Covid-19 ?
04-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,395
Posted By 3alarmer

...with all this talk about the 1970's science...

...with all this talk about the 1970's science texts, and quackery versus solid science, and a request for a dedicated thread, I am tempted to start one called "Ask Dr. Science".
...
04-23-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Blueweim

Tree Fort Bikes

Bit on the Straggler Blueberry Muffin on Tree Fort Website, made the purchase only to find out this morning they were out of stock, onto the Long Haul Trucker deal, Grandpas Thermos but not in her...
04-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,040
Posted By tyrion

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist....

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist. Beginners should start with a single chainring, then after a few years move up to a double chainring, then after decades of experience move up to a...
04-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,952
Posted By krecik

I like steel. I think it all depends on a...

I like steel.

I think it all depends on a person's riding style, some people ride... what's the right word? Calmly I guess... :rolleyes: So they go for something more finesse. I like steel because...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,622
Posted By caloso

I got a Fly12. Not so much for me, as for my...

I got a Fly12. Not so much for me, as for my heirs and estate.
12-08-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,985
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49188545376_48...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49188545376_481cd1ced8_h.jpg
12-08-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,985
Posted By shelbyfv

As to be said, such that THE Eddy to be RACE in...

As to be said, such that THE Eddy to be RACE in as much current day Carbon as at the DAY was best available. As such....
12-05-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,672
Posted By Koyote

I'm kind of with cyccommute : I'm pretty...

I'm kind of with cyccommute : I'm pretty comfortable with buying new helmets (I always have two: one for commuting, one for training) after a crash or 4-5 years, whichever comes first. I've got...
11-06-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By metalheart44

I have had the Varia about a month and I have...

I have had the Varia about a month and I have maybe 15-16 rides with it. I use it with a Wahoo Bolt. I ride with a friend once a week who has a 520 and I also pair it to that when we ride. I use...
10-18-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,644
Posted By noglider

Yes, that's pretty anti-social behavior, and I...

Yes, that's pretty anti-social behavior, and I see it a fair bit on the MUP I take frequently. I guess they figure if the car driver notices you, it's good enough. Well, gee, I'm sure if I ripped the...
10-15-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,990
Posted By canklecat

Give to a friend or family member. Donate. If you...

Give to a friend or family member. Donate. If you participate in any casual group rides like the monthly Critical Mass in some cities you'll find some bareheaded folks. Maybe one of them will use it....
07-03-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,795
Posted By livedarklions

The thing about exercise-related cramps is...

The thing about exercise-related cramps is they're most likely going to go away completely just as fast as they come on regardless of what you do, so all the folk-cures of cramping are most likely...
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