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09-08-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By unterhausen

more effective driver of the used market is how...

more effective driver of the used market is how bad motorists treat cyclists. But I think people will keep their new bikes because they will use them "some day." Which is how most bike sales end up...
09-08-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,132
Posted By mstateglfr

1 off examples dont prove anything as examples...

1 off examples dont prove anything as examples can show used steel and aluminum components also failing. Aluminum rims failing, aluminum bars failing, steel frames cracking, steel forks cracking,...
08-11-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,250
Posted By Phil_gretz

I have read through the responses, and frankly,...

I have read through the responses, and frankly, the helpful people did not understand the nature of your question. Likely due to the delicacy of your wording. My wife had your EXACT issue after we...
08-10-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,199
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably be a bunch of Harleys for sale in about...

Probably be a bunch of Harleys for sale in about a month and a half. If you want something to ride in the interim.
07-30-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 800
Posted By spelger

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no...

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no place for medical advice. especially when a heart is involved.

Good luck and enjoy riding.
07-29-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,704
Posted By Pop N Wood

Not a popular choice on this site but you...

Not a popular choice on this site but you shouldn't need padded shorts at all. Never worn them, never will, never lubed my arse for any reason.

If you are missing a layer of skin than that says...
Forum: Foo
07-24-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,962
Views: 996,022
Posted By Jeff Wills

He doesn't want you to catch anything.

He doesn't want you to catch anything.
07-13-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By tleeds

Cicli GiEsse

G: Gianni
S: Sergio

The first names of the founders of Cicli Giesse. Gianni was the frame builder and had worked for the Italian national team, including as a mechanic at the Los Angeles...
07-10-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Ah, I think I understand now. You're saying that...

Ah, I think I understand now. You're saying that you decided to break the unwritten rule of cycling that says that every ride needs to be as fast as possible or else you failed? ;) I think that's...
07-07-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,472
Posted By Hikebikerun

All trolling aside honestly I don’t see the issue...

All trolling aside honestly I don’t see the issue with this.... obviously there is a difference between stalking and using the app to join clubs/communities and meet people in person.

I joined a...
07-07-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,890
Posted By walnutz

I know you’re being tongue-in-cheek, but you can...

I know you’re being tongue-in-cheek, but you can do this now ;)

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0617_c1b52b04336dc015c858e150668a4af238f96701.jpg...
Forum: Touring
07-07-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,828
Posted By Happy Feet

The big problem is that everyone in the US seems...

The big problem is that everyone in the US seems to think what they are doing isn't the problem. The guy on a bike tour, the girl going to the crowded beach, the people going to mass gatherings......
Forum: Touring
07-06-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,828
Posted By pdlamb

Do try to keep up! :) What we're all...

Do try to keep up! :)

What we're all suffering through is the urgency to get the best available information disseminated widely, even as the virologists, epidemiologists, et al continue to work...
Forum: Touring
07-04-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,828
Posted By djb

just wanted to mention that I see this just like...

just wanted to mention that I see this just like developing the habit of being situational aware on our bikes, second guessing cars assuming they dont see us etc etc.
Because I've been in long term...
Forum: Touring
06-19-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,987
Posted By DMax

Plastic trash compactor bags inside the panniers....

Plastic trash compactor bags inside the panniers. Ultralight hikers have been doing this for years. They are very durable and waterproof, and cheap.
05-26-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,604
Posted By wilsoncb

Good input. That video of the vehicle nailing...

Good input. That video of the vehicle nailing the guy at 55 is probably a bikers worse nightmare. To me it demonstrates what they don't consider about the bike passing rule that says a car needs to...
05-22-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,121
Posted By JustinOldPhart

This seems to be sort of a Schrödinger problem....

This seems to be sort of a Schrödinger problem. Is he in the box or, as many in this thread opine, is he completely outside of the box? As Schrödinger would suggest, we cannot know if he is in the...
05-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,364
Posted By JW in AK

So what you're saying is you've never actually...

So what you're saying is you've never actually been inside of an REI.
05-15-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,285
Posted By mihlbach

Cycling shorts are often shown inside out so you...

Cycling shorts are often shown inside out so you can see what sort of padding is inside. You wouldn’t actually wear them like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,433
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...
05-11-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,519
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. There was a thread about this a while back....

Yep. There was a thread about this a while back. Clearly appeared to be nitrous oxide cartridges. We used to call them whippets. BTW...Nitrous oxide is N2O. Huffing NO would not be pleasant. :D
Replies: 21
Views: 2,256
Posted By znomit

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an...

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an invite to bailout.
04-17-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By sal

You can’t ride the bike

Fascinating video

/ ViewPure (http://www.viewpure.com/MFzDaBzBlL0?ref=bkmk)
Forum: Touring
04-13-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By Happy Feet

Bike packing ...

Bike packing

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49447087496_0fe47fe7d9_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iktfpj)

Bike touring

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49446612443_e9c7b82cab_z.jpg...
Forum: Touring
04-13-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By Paul Barnard

Cobb Saddle Deal

These are $200 saddles being sold for $20. I ordered a few. They are new without the box, and they are the real deal. They shipped immediately. I did a 30 mile ride on one and was pleased with it....
Forum: Touring
04-03-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 890
Posted By zebkedic

Salsa Fargo with Gates Belt Drive Rohloff

I had many people who ask about the Salsa Fargo and haven't seen many that had a Gates Carbon Belt Drive Rohloff setup. My buddy Jerry took the time show off his setup yesterday a little that he...
03-31-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,607
Posted By Paul Barnard

Maybe it's the small town boy in me, but I wave...

Maybe it's the small town boy in me, but I wave or nod at everyone unless there is a steady procession of people. I say hello to strangers when I pass them on the sidewalk when there's not a steady...
Forum: Touring
03-24-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By hilltowner

+1 on that. I've never once minded coasting down...

+1 on that. I've never once minded coasting down a hill. When compared to pushing a bike up one, there's no question which I prefer.
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By smudgy

TransAmerica Trail Bike Tour, The Dreaded Middle Third

My 4th and final tour of 2019 captured on video. I only had time to ride from Pueblo, CO to Carbondale, IL. I heard a biker call it the dreaded middle third. He said it's called that because that's...
Forum: Touring
03-21-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,491
Views: 2,197,889
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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03-08-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,835
Posted By canklecat

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something...

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something friends have it tougher than I did in my 30s. Everything costs more but they get paid less, relative to the cost of living. There are fewer opportunities...
03-02-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,411
Posted By DreamRider85

I get I might not die if I get the virus, but the...

I get I might not die if I get the virus, but the issue is my spreading it to someone that does.
02-29-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,061
Posted By cb400bill

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. ...

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. Amanda Coker would probably have issue with such a statement.
02-28-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part...

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part of the bike broken or manfunctioning or worn out? There is pretty much zero value to be added through your plan. Save the money and get that much...
02-28-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,285
Posted By Maelochs

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Something like this? :D
Forum: Touring
06-20-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,860
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Gates even has a video on packing the belt ...

Gates even has a video on packing the belt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgM-qeHGK_4
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