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07-17-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 353
Posted By Hudson308

I believe you when you say it was an honest...

I believe you when you say it was an honest mistake on the bike shop's part. You know these guys better than we do.
Hopefully they're honest enough to do the right thing. You've demonstrated what...
07-17-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 353
Posted By rumrunn6

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do...

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do the right thing & take the bike he originally paid for
07-16-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,280,017
Posted By momsonherbike

15 miles on the gravel roads this morning - the...

15 miles on the gravel roads this morning - the bike won the toss of the coin of "do I ride the horse or bike". At least I don't have to hose off a sweaty bike afterwards. Just myself. ;) Temps in...
07-16-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By ucfdad

All I can say is wow! Thanks for your words of...

All I can say is wow! Thanks for your words of inspiration. I think I know you, you are the cyclist that dismissed me as an amateur when I told you I rode 8 miles. You must be a lot of fun at...
07-15-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,349
Posted By Slightspeed

And we need these things ... WHY? 😡 What...

And we need these things ... WHY? 😡

What about the "no motorized vehicle rule" on bike paths?
07-15-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Arthur Peabody

'Texting while biking illegal in Netherlands from today'

https://nltimes.nl/2019/07/01/texting-biking-illegal-nl-today

Hurrah for Dutch-persons!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By noodle soup

Stop coasting. Problem solved.

Stop coasting.

Problem solved.
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 813
Posted By spinnaker

But Armstrong did not walk on the moon till...

But Armstrong did not walk on the moon till 10:39PM. That is the part I remember. Past my bed time but my parent's got me up.
07-15-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By billyymc

I'll give you an example of a bad ride I did...

I'll give you an example of a bad ride I did recently. Four of us started at 6:30 am this past July 5. The plan was to ride 101 miles, with 10,500 feet of climbing.

At the start of the ride the...
07-13-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,658
Posted By tomtomtom123

I was looking at solutions for greater setback...

I was looking at solutions for greater setback without changing the seatpost. I came across old threads about the M2racer Power Module which gives you an extra 4cm of setback, but the company closed...
07-13-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,280,017
Posted By camjr

25+ miles this morning. Sunrises on the lake are...

25+ miles this morning. Sunrises on the lake are one of the reasons I leave before dawn (well, and it's cooler). I'm riding the Fuji hybrid until I can rebuild the bottom bracket on the old...
07-13-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By genec

I guess just slowing down was out of the...

I guess just slowing down was out of the question?

It always amazes me that so many drivers fail this basic driving rule... "don't hit anything in front of you."
07-13-19, 02:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By canklecat

Any ride when I finish feeling energized rather...

Any ride when I finish feeling energized rather than exhausted, and better the next day rather than worse.

For me, due to multiple physical and health issues, that varies greatly from day to day....
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,133
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A PIN code is far more secure than a password...

A PIN code is far more secure than a password (https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/One-Dev-Minute/Why-is-the-PIN-for-Windows-Hello-more-secure-than-a-password--One-Dev-Question). In this context anyway.
07-12-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By YankeeRider

Any ride is "a good ride". Seriously. Any ride...

Any ride is "a good ride". Seriously. Any ride provides health benefits, no matter if it's long or short. Secondly, every person is different in terms of their fitness and gear. Someone who's thin...
07-12-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 122,583
Posted By browngw

Not many of these ever built and none since 1967....

Not many of these ever built and none since 1967. Circa 1960 Royal Nord President. Made in Belgium. I've only seen a handful of pictures of other Royal Nord bicycles and a few motorcycles. The marble...
07-12-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By bicybike

Finally complete: '85 Trek 720 + bonus bike

Finally finished my '85 Trek 720. Upgraded with a modern derailleur, new wheels (38mm 700cc tires), Brooks saddle, and new pedals. Also ended up having to swap out the Cinelli handlebar for a Nitto...
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,133
Posted By Marcus_Ti

In explaining why passwords are terrible....you...

In explaining why passwords are terrible....you also explained why they're superior.

A password, you can change--no harm no foul other than annoyance at needing to do it. When someone hacks/steals...
07-11-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,280,017
Posted By h2oxtc

A windy 25 miles, rode with my wife and a friend....

A windy 25 miles, rode with my wife and a friend. The first half with the wind at the back was a breeze (pun intended). The ride back, not so much. A benefit of your spouse riding an e-assist is that...
07-10-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By ucfdad

Thanks for all the positive and encouraging...

Thanks for all the positive and encouraging replies so far. I guess I was forgetting that every rider had to begin somewhere so my 8 miler isn't so bad. I am going to keep going because even on...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 103,743
Posted By RubeRad

I bet if you look harder you'll find 2 more

I bet if you look harder you'll find 2 more
07-10-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By Machka

When I first started riding ... my first few...

When I first started riding ... my first few rides were about 8 km, then within about 3 weeks, I was up to doing about 11-12 km rides, and it didn't take long before I was doing 16-20 km rides.
...
07-09-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My individualized recipe is to ride away from...

My individualized recipe is to ride away from home until you're tired, then ride back. That's a good ride. Endurance doesn't start until you start enduring. I started trying to ride the 5 miles...
07-09-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,994
Posted By 257 roberts

You're doing great...just keep riding

You're doing great...just keep riding
07-08-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,280,017
Posted By LaurieD

5.3 miles on my lunch break. I may take another...

5.3 miles on my lunch break. I may take another ride this evening. I’m a newbie to cycling and just learning the ropes, so to speak. Someday, I hope to be able to achieve these long rides I see...
07-07-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 122,583
Posted By jim dandy

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1986 Alan Record Carbonio - The Italian Job...
07-07-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I started hiking again to mix it up some. A good...

I started hiking again to mix it up some. A good bike ride the day after a fairly long hike is great. At this stage of life recovery is more important.
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Lemond1985

I will just keep repeating to myself, "It not...

I will just keep repeating to myself, "It not real pain, it's just ones and zeroes." :rolleyes:

There was a good Star Trek episode where aliens made Kirk and his search party believe they were at...
07-06-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Bicycling loves that sort of thing - vague enough...

Bicycling loves that sort of thing - vague enough to be true, impossible for the rider to figure out. This time of year, I ride and hike and workout at the maximum level from which I can recover each...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

New Bike Complete

I've had a few projects brewing this last winter and have always been slow to complete and ride them. This bike is one of two matching bikes for the wife and I. Today was it's first bike club ride,...
07-06-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By jskash

Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

Good article from bicycling.com on cycling and aging....
07-05-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,803
Posted By FiftySix

Fully agree with that. The runners around here...

Fully agree with that. The runners around here run against traffic, so when I'm riding we rarely cross paths.

My puzzlement is mainly with pedestrians, not joggers or runners. The joggers around...
07-05-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,960
Posted By BobbyG

That's the word on the street. ...

That's the word on the street.
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07-05-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,960
Posted By Lemond1985

https://media.giphy.com/media/8h0RhWENwthrW/source...

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"Starches!"
07-04-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24,423
Views: 2,280,017
Posted By bkaapcke

Tuesday and today I took my first rides after a...

Tuesday and today I took my first rides after a two year break. During that time, there was a slow downhill trend in my health and in particular my breathing was getting worse and worse as time went...
07-04-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,548
Posted By hokiefyd

Yeah, if the condition is as good in person as it...

Yeah, if the condition is as good in person as it appears in the photograph, then I think 65 bucks is a great deal for that.
07-03-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By Aahzz

I am officially OFF INSULIN!!!!

Between my minimum 6 days per week biking schedule and eating Keto, I need to celebrate :). Just got back from the doc's office. Down 31.1 pounds and am off of insulin. Still got a way to go, but...
07-02-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,179
Posted By Kevin R

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Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,965
Posted By Korina

Dang, dude, them's some serious legs! Props!...

Dang, dude, them's some serious legs! Props! :speedy:
07-02-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,548
Posted By hokiefyd

:-) Trek called the color Inkwell Blue, and it is...

:-) Trek called the color Inkwell Blue, and it is pretty. Your heart is safe -- mine's a 21".

I did pay only 35 bucks for it (seriously). Here's your cash, sir...no questions, thank you!
...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,965
Posted By pdlamb

Yeah, that has some pucker power. Only matched...

Yeah, that has some pucker power. Only matched by sitting first at the red light, and snapping the crank as I started. I didn't quite crash, but the cager second in line had to demonstrate his...
07-02-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,167
Posted By oldbikenewbike

WINDSOR Competiton...just bought it

From what I can see, with the exception of the dried out tires, it's as it was built...100% original right down to the very pliable, soft hoods. Shimano 600 groupo all around, with Campagnolo hubs!...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,965
Posted By Lemond1985

That's usually when my rear wheel slips in the...

That's usually when my rear wheel slips in the dropouts, right on cue, on my very first pedal stroke. Due to the immense power transfer, of course. :rolleyes:

Seriously though, on some days it...
07-01-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,548
Posted By ksryder

I had a 1994 750 and as I recall it had a...

I had a 1994 750 and as I recall it had a freehub--I think Shimano was using those terms interchangeably in the catalog that year because I also recall being slightly confused for a minute.
...
07-01-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,179
Posted By Kevin R

I use Bontrager Ion Pro at the front and Flare RT...

I use Bontrager Ion Pro at the front and Flare RT at the rear both can strobe and have a claimed visibility from 2 Km out. I bought these for daylight riding visibility.

They claim they worked...
07-01-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By freeranger

YAY! Still got it!

A friend wanted to trail ride, so dusted off the old chromoly GT and went out to ride. Nothing radical-just the usual singletrack with rocks, roots, stream crossing, etc. No log jumps or major drops....
07-01-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,578
Posted By BobbyG

Made me think of the Beatles "Magical Mystery...

Made me think of the Beatles "Magical Mystery Tour".

Furry walruses and neon clown bus at 3 minutes, 25 seconds in...

https://vimeo.com/172674451
06-30-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By noglider

As a stupid teenager, I often rode unglued tires....

As a stupid teenager, I often rode unglued tires. And I am alive to tell you this. But we're smarter now, right?
06-30-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,810
Posted By Last ride 76

if magnet is a hassle...

I'm not saying anything against magnet method. Works on my aero DT shifting funny bike (straight internal cable run).




***** This got me around the sealed BB insert sleeve in my Kestrel 400,...
06-29-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By ryansu

Amen on the vice, I actually have one but its at...

Amen on the vice, I actually have one but its at the old house that my ex and my daughter live in and in an Apt there is no room for one but some day I will have one again. I think RJ has posted...
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