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10-19-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By nomadmax

Most successful scams involve an element of greed...

Most successful scams involve an element of greed on the part of the person being scammed. If you're not immediately turned off by the offer of something brand new for half the price everyone else is...
10-18-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 654
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, any excuse to show off the bike cave. Most...

LOL, any excuse to show off the bike cave. Most of mine live inside. A few bad weather bikes stay in the garage.

The bike cave:
...
10-18-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 654
Posted By smontanaro

I have my good bikes in the basement. I'm...

I have my good bikes in the basement. I'm currently sitting at seven, some on hooks, some on the floor. My wife's bikes (she has three) and my three-speed errand bike are in the garage. We also have...
10-14-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By redcon1

I went with the budget solution, $34, and it...

I went with the budget solution, $34, and it works OK. It rolls over my front tire to get the laptop close, but it would be nice if it adjusted higher.
...
10-14-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,280
Posted By tkamd73

Really? Oh yeah, I like to blend in, especially...

Really? Oh yeah, I like to blend in, especially on the road, so the F150s can’t see me.
Tim
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By livedarklions

Now there's a great Twilight Zone episode! Best...

Now there's a great Twilight Zone episode! Best punchline of any TV series episode ever.
10-13-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,037
Posted By Thomas15

There is satisfaction in knowing that I can get...

There is satisfaction in knowing that I can get on a bicycle and ride 40-50 miles non-stop, pull 3000 feet of incline and laugh about it while most other people are watching TV.
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By sjanzeir

"Apartment" Mount Disc Brakes

Welp, if Wiggle's copy...
10-08-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By jppe

Natchez Trace Parkway Done! 160 miles Today

Day 4 Natchez Trace Parkway & 440 Miles Done!! 160 miles from Kosciusko to Natchez today!

It took a monster day of riding but we finished the Natchez Trace Parkway this afternoon which was a day...
10-08-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,037
Posted By roadsnakes

I`m inching closer and closer to 70 years of...

I`m inching closer and closer to 70 years of age.. Riding a bicycle makes me feel like a kid again.

I ride in the same parks , around the same lagoons, surrounded by the same trees as I did when I...
10-05-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,037
Posted By bruce19

The solitude on solo rides and the camaraderie on...

The solitude on solo rides and the camaraderie on group rides.
10-05-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,037
Posted By Tomm Willians

I was once an avid hiker and would spend many...

I was once an avid hiker and would spend many afternoons wandering in the Sierras. Age and back injuries have restricted my hikes to what I now consider walks. Cycling has restored my ability to be...
10-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By Random11

My first century

I rode my first century today--104 miles. I read Tomm Williams' thread on his century and I took the easy way out. Flat multi-use path, temperature in the 70s, and did four out-and-backs to total up...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By Papa Tom

Good Westchester Ride Today...

As I watch the weather changing and the days getting shorter, I've been trying to grab as many rides as possible - with and without my wife - within a short drive of home. Yesterday, we meandered...
10-03-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,022
Posted By Tomm Willians

Ok I did it !!! Took me a bit longer than Id...

Ok I did it !!! Took me a bit longer than Id hoped but it was my first attempt and I just turned 60 so what the hell!!!...
10-03-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,613
Posted By Bob the Mech

Zombies...no bother...

Me, yesterday...
10-02-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By msdumo

You are right 30k is 18 miles. Most people...

You are right 30k is 18 miles. Most people overstate their distance. I probably was including the seniors discount on the mileage.
At 70 yrs of age I bike and also do 8K (5Mi) runs 2-3 times a week....
10-01-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By BikeLite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZja_8crIEIEvery...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZja_8crIEIEvery Presta Tube has a Presta Valve Adapter
Forum: Northeast
09-30-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Dexterbaxter

Thanks! It's been a long road but well worth it. ...

Thanks! It's been a long road but well worth it.
LOL! I used to be a fair weather sissy. I'd look out my window and watch riders all bundled up cycling in crazy low Temps. Of course then I started...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,018
Posted By coffeesnob

I am not against hunting. It just isnt for me....

I am not against hunting. It just isnt for me. Like others have said , those who kill big game for sport I'd like to ........fill in the blanks
09-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 903
Posted By 52telecaster

Long lost bike I wanted bitd... Raleigh touring 14

Long lost bike I wanted bitd...

I briefly worked at Illinois Cycle many years ago when i was broke and had a young family. While there I coveted a Raleigh Touring 14. It seemed like a ticket to...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,018
Posted By fords4life

Some very broad generalizations in this thread so...

Some very broad generalizations in this thread so far. I hunt and am proud to do so. If I kill it, I know how it's been handled and it's as organic as it gets. Hunting and fishing to feed your...
09-25-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By pdlamb

A good bike shop is like a good hardware store,...

A good bike shop is like a good hardware store, they're both worth supporting with your business.
09-24-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,390
Posted By Rhondito

I have the round mirror attached to my helmet and...

I have the round mirror attached to my helmet and I like it okay. I don't love it.
The game changer for me though was getting a Garmin Varia tail light with radar. It works with my Garmin bike...
Forum: Foo
09-20-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 570
Posted By cranky old road

Isn't ones girlfriend always "correct?"

Isn't ones girlfriend always "correct?"
09-19-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. Having a firm grasp of...

Welcome to the forum.

Having a firm grasp of the obvious, ride faster so yours is the passing bike.

My latest addition is a single ding handlebar bell. I chime at ~5 car lengths and a second...
09-19-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,866
Posted By osco53

You know your getting old when you no longer give...

You know your getting old when you no longer give a fat rats tail about who passes you or who looks at you with pity.
But when you've climbed five miles without stopping even at 3 mph on your...
Forum: Northeast
09-15-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By Papa Tom

Next time, consider Misquamicut Beach and...

Next time, consider Misquamicut Beach and Narragansett, Rhode Island. They are just a little further and will give you bragging rights for having crossed the state line!
Forum: Northeast
09-15-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By cdale56

Congratulations on your first century. As...

Congratulations on your first century.

As other have said, that SE corner of the state has many scenic roads that are off the main route and make nice riding when you have more time.
Forum: Northeast
09-14-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By Papa Tom

'Looks like you hit all the towns and sights I...

'Looks like you hit all the towns and sights I remember most fondly from my end-to-end CT shore trip. Dang! This made me want to do it all over again!
09-12-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,004
Posted By tomato coupe

I didn't buy a gravel bike to ride slowly on a...

I didn't buy a gravel bike to ride slowly on a dirt road for a few miles. On my last outing, I covered 123 miles and topped out at 44 mph.
09-12-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,012
Posted By wooljersey

It's just a bike!

It's just a bike. In fact it's just the latest in a long line of bikes I have owned and while this one is the most technologically advanced (titanium frame, S&S couplers, electronic shifting, 1x12...
09-12-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,004
Posted By Koyote

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.
09-09-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,996
Posted By JohnJ80

1 and 4 are - far and away - the biggest problem....

1 and 4 are - far and away - the biggest problem. I now ride with a camera and contact the police with video evidence. The cops call the drivers up and educate them in lieu of giving them a ticket.
...
09-09-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By jimjim58

I live out in the country and love getting out...

I live out in the country and love getting out early and watching the sun rise as I ride.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Bicycling/i-NBVmpdh/0/44a516b4/X2/20190820_065557-X2.jpg
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Forum: Northeast
09-08-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By cdale56

I am more familiar with the route from Saybrook...

I am more familiar with the route from Saybrook to Watch Hill but Tom's suggestions west of there are excellent, Rte 146 is one the nicest roads ever.


Along that route, there are a few scenic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 402,288
Posted By seau grateau

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Forum: Northeast
08-30-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By Papa Tom

I guess if you are entering New London via Rt. 1,...

I guess if you are entering New London via Rt. 1, your best bet will be to follow it onto Bank Street and then Water Street. After passing the ferry terminal, make your first right onto Crystal...
Forum: Northeast
08-30-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By UniChris

It's on the north side and across a substantial...

It's on the north side and across a substantial guard rail from the highway and the grade is reasonable though I felt a bit unsettled the whole way. I forgot exactly where the New London side...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 402,288
Posted By Clipped_in

Wow, there is definitely a hint of fall in the...

Wow, there is definitely a hint of fall in the air. Some trees are just beginning to turn. I saw lots of turkeys. Another majestic ride!...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 402,288
Posted By bampilot06

Is that any where near the mine or where the...

Is that any where near the mine or where the massacre took place?
08-28-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,216
Posted By tony2v

Do it! I got a custom Moots Vamoots RSL for...

Do it!
I got a custom Moots Vamoots RSL for 60th birthday in 2018....
08-27-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,216
Posted By MinnMan

Well, it is a little like a middle-aged man...

Well, it is a little like a middle-aged man buying a sports car, though as you say, it's healthy.

When I solved my mid-life crisis by turning to cycling, I explained to people, including my wife,...
08-25-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,232
Posted By Phil_gretz

FIFY. You don't want to offend the meek.

FIFY. You don't want to offend the meek.
08-25-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,232
Posted By phughes

Also currently riding a chair, drinking coffee,...

Also currently riding a chair, drinking coffee, but, my bicycle is in the freezer in an attempt to make my water in the water bottles stay cold longer.
08-22-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,614
Posted By DiabloScott

I dread the day I can't ride - it's such a part...

I dread the day I can't ride - it's such a part of my identity. But some day that day will arrive... whether it's balance or reaction time or vision or whatever.
The new indoor trainers are so good...
08-19-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By robertj298

Team Fuji moves to the country.

Maiden voyage of 23 miles today. A very nice ride.
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Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,357
Posted By canklecat

The internet hasn't settled on the male...

The internet hasn't settled on the male equivalent to the Karen.

The NPR show Code Switch suggested Chad, but that's not correct. Chad is the counterpart to the Stacy.

I'm not even sold on the...
08-07-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm no longer one...

Took me 15 months or so, but I've been under 200# for a month. Going to do my best to make it permanent.
08-01-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 8,786
Posted By Robalero

I wish I could join you all this month I will...

I wish I could join you all this month I will probably be rehabbing most of the month and hope to be back on my bike by the beginning of September, first week is my goal.
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