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04-16-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By hubcyclist

as a public sector bureaucrat, I find it rich...

as a public sector bureaucrat, I find it rich when someone decries bureaucrats when simultaneously benefiting from the many programs overseen by folks such as myself, especially for individuals of a...
04-16-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 558
Posted By rsbob

my wife was an avid cyclist and we used to do...

my wife was an avid cyclist and we used to do many rides including centuries until she developed a severe case of RA. It was far too painful for her to ride so she gave it up for 7 years until she...
04-15-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,249
Posted By Chuck M

Most of my rides are on county roads where there...

Most of my rides are on county roads where there are not many turns or lane changes. I have a bar end mirror that I check when I'm out there and if there is someone I usually can time my turn so...
04-15-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,121
Posted By GlennR

You made a pretty generic suggestion and then...

You made a pretty generic suggestion and then went on boasting about how many centuries you've done.

GREAT JOB. Thanks for the pointers.
04-15-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,121
Posted By spelger

You forgot to add the cute whistling emoji.

You forgot to add the cute whistling emoji.
04-15-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,121
Posted By Koyote

Or you could figure out how to give advice...

Or you could figure out how to give advice without the aggressive bragging.
04-15-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,121
Posted By badger1

If one could post multiple 'likes', ldl, you'd...

If one could post multiple 'likes', ldl, you'd get 'em from me for this one. Kudos.
04-15-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 885
Posted By nomadmax

A proper gravel bike has been around for quite a...

A proper gravel bike has been around for quite a while, it's called a Schwinn Varsity.

Uphill both ways baby.
04-15-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,538
Posted By flangehead

Yes. I’ve not mastered track standing with folded...

Yes. I’ve not mastered track standing with folded arms. Probably shouldn’t even try....,
04-15-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,121
Posted By Pratt

Great thread! I learned a new cycling term,...

Great thread!
I learned a new cycling term, considerate.
I'm not old and slow, I'm just being considerate.
04-15-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 485
Posted By ClydeClydeson

This picture smells like EPO and bananas.

This picture smells like EPO and bananas.
04-15-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 753
Posted By Koyote

Ditto, and ditto. I've never heard of any of...

Ditto, and ditto.

I've never heard of any of this happening. Utter nonsense.

I have, however, seen plenty of news items about motorists hitting cyclists, sometimes driving away without even...
04-15-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 558
Posted By seypat

How old are you? Once you hit 50, it's all...

How old are you? Once you hit 50, it's all downhill from there.
04-14-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 753
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

have never been tailgated by a bike

have never been tailgated by a bike
04-14-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By Troul

I try to avoid food topics with any family...

I try to avoid food topics with any family member. It's worse than talking politics. I accept that my ways will be ridiculed in some manner. So I limit my exposure like they limit there visits. ...
04-14-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By Koyote

So far, researchers have identified over 50 genes...

So far, researchers have identified over 50 genes which are associated with obesity, and they are learning more all the time about other physiological factors. Then there are socio-economic factors,...
04-14-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By mstateglfr

You really werent aware that food and nutrition...

You really werent aware that food and nutrition education are struggles for a large percentage of the population? This thread finally made you aware?
Thats insane- where have you been? Nutrition...
04-14-21, 06:51 AM
04-13-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By raceboy

I suggest, anyone starting this, don't eat...

I suggest, anyone starting this, don't eat anything after lunch. Do this for at least a few months until you get used to it.

Then only eat breakfast. Do this for months until you get used to it.
...
04-13-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By Troul

much easier to sustain a long term - lifestyle...

much easier to sustain a long term - lifestyle changed diet when you are living alone. Add in another person, then it's a mental battle of passive aggression & cabinet sabotage.
04-13-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By unterhausen

Once again demonstrating that cycling is a great...

Once again demonstrating that cycling is a great part of a well-rounded eating disorder.

I know people that weigh a lot more than what they want to weigh also desire reasonably quick results. The...
04-13-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By MoAlpha

It's a perfect recipe for losing lean body mass....

It's a perfect recipe for losing lean body mass. That's slow.
04-13-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By indyfabz

Having once lost 90 lbs in 9 months, I would not...

Having once lost 90 lbs in 9 months, I would not consider do anything close to what you do.
04-13-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 485
Posted By nomadmax

In the early days of STI, some racers used a DT...

In the early days of STI, some racers used a DT shifter on the front to save weight and retain total control of FD cage trim. Hampsten was one, there was another guy but he turned out to be a fraud...
04-13-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By _ForceD_

Why would one have a bike share bike loaded in...

Why would one have a bike share bike loaded in their SUV?

Dan
04-12-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 485
Posted By SalsaShark

I do this exact thing on my 520. FD shifts on the...

I do this exact thing on my 520. FD shifts on the downtube, RD shifts on the barend. Barend mirror on the left side. I love the setup, and the FD shifts like a dream on the downtube. Doesn't look...
04-12-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,121
Posted By Reflector Guy

You'll need to be more specific. I read...

You'll need to be more specific. I read somewhere recently that anything less than 19 is a waste of time.
04-12-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By mr_bill

"He will bring experience taking on the...

"He will bring experience taking on the car-centric street designs that have dominated the American landscape, but which many urban leaders are striving to undo in the face of rising pedestrian...
04-12-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By Koyote

Can you name another US Secretary of...

Can you name another US Secretary of Transportation who has ever addressed an organization that represents cyclists and advocates for safer cycling infrastructure?

Can you name another US...
04-11-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By tomato coupe

Humor ... sense of ... get one.

Humor ... sense of ... get one.
04-10-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By Koyote

I don't care whether Buttigieg referred to...

I don't care whether Buttigieg referred to bicyclists or bicycles, nor whether his bike ride was a planned photo op.

I care that the US Secretary of Transportation obviously cares about making...
04-08-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By Koyote

And the picture you posted is of Pete Buttigieg...

And the picture you posted is of Pete Buttigieg riding his bike through DC.
04-05-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,643
Posted By mr_bill

You might want to do some interval training if it...

You might want to do some interval training if it takes you 90 minutes to ride a few miles.

-mr. bill
04-05-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,643
Posted By mr_bill

You can’t be riding into a blinding sunset, then...

You can’t be riding into a blinding sunset, then minutes later, it’s completely dark.

That’s not how sunset works.

-mr. bill
04-05-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,643
Posted By mr_bill

That's "duh." -mr. bill

That's "duh."

-mr. bill
04-05-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By mr_bill

LOL - "Do the research!" I'm trying to...

LOL - "Do the research!"

I'm trying to decide if I wouldn't mind some secret service agents guarding my bicycle while it's locked up.

I usually lock up near bicycles locked by someone...
04-05-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,643
Posted By mr_bill

Another in the "duh" series rants. ...

Another in the "duh" series rants.



Reflective elements, meeting CA requirements , can be seen on:

Shoes
Socks
Shorts
Jacket
04-04-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By tcs

Missing the point big time. Former Sec. of...

Missing the point big time.

Former Sec. of Labor Robert Reich wrote a book about his time as a Cabinet Secretary, 'Locked in the Cabinet'. He relates it's a bizarre world where many layers of...
04-03-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By mr_bill

“DC: Buttigieg departs cabinet mtg on a bike. ...

“DC: Buttigieg departs cabinet mtg on a bike.

Pool: 04:34 Thursday Apr 01 2021”

I wonder why Dinesh D’Souza would lie? (I’m lying, I don’t wonder.)

-mr. bill
04-03-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,394
Posted By mr_bill

Especially a video taken on April 1st. (Did you...

Especially a video taken on April 1st. (Did you also know the moon landing was fake and the Earth is flat?)

-mr. bill
03-31-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,249
Posted By mr_bill

OP: tl;dr In other words, I'm brilliant, but...

OP: tl;dr

In other words, I'm brilliant, but EVERYONE around me are stupid (rant about various stereotypical) cyclists.

BTW, video of someone who is riding 20 mph on a sidewalk or it didn't...
03-30-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,249
Posted By mdarnton

I signal. I wish cars had some mechanism they...

I signal. I wish cars had some mechanism they could use to signal, but I guess they don't.
03-29-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,763
Posted By UniChris

"I don't feel like it" cyclists aren't who the...

"I don't feel like it" cyclists aren't who the thread was about... rather the exact opposite.

It was about those with a pressing need for reliable transportation.

If it weren't so pathetic, it...
03-29-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,763
Posted By bongobike

In my town, San Antonio, we have the Earn a Bike...

In my town, San Antonio, we have the Earn a Bike Project where people, mostly young, volunteer to help clean up the place and learn how to build bikes. A lot of bike owners me included, donate parts....
03-29-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,763
Posted By UniChris

Eye of the beholder - that's a nice looking bike...

Eye of the beholder - that's a nice looking bike for a few miles around town.
03-29-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,100
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. Cycling helped me lose 90 lbs. in nine...

Yes. Cycling helped me lose 90 lbs. in nine months.
But eating an entire pizza after a relatively tame ride probably won’t help with weight loss. See what I’m getting at?
03-28-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Peruano

Good thinking under the prompting of necessity. ...

Good thinking under the prompting of necessity. Thanks for sharing your experience.
03-28-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By alo

I did do one thing differently when fitting the...

I did do one thing differently when fitting the motorbike tube. The valve stem has two nuts on it, one for inside the rim, and one for outside the rim. On a many motorbike rims, the middle of the rim...
03-28-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,763
Posted By bwilli88

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan...

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan in a container, they are anywhere from $40 to $60 and probably would be one of the best bikes that LBS should provide.
Here is one of them....
03-26-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,763
Posted By UniChris

You're right that these are good solutions. ...

You're right that these are good solutions.

Where you're wrong is in that they're not sufficiently available where they're needed.

Availability is contingent on someone deciding to clean out...
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