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04-13-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,194
Posted By livedarklions

I've never hugged a squirrel and the little...

I've never hugged a squirrel and the little buggers never signal their turns.
04-13-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 123,450
Posted By flangehead

If someone steals my coffee, is it a mugging? ...

If someone steals my coffee, is it a mugging?

Let's go with some reference to coffee included in the picture, including but not limited to the word, a graphical representation or a cuppa itself.
...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By Gresp15C

For me, just knowing that a rain jacket was...

For me, just knowing that a rain jacket was hanging there on a hook, was enough to get me out the door on my bike. I figure that it's all about reducing mental friction in the morning.

Of course...
04-12-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 656
Posted By debade

Zoic or aerotech designs

Zoic or aerotech designs
04-11-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,244
Posted By wgscott

Which therefore justifies any accusation, however...

Which therefore justifies any accusation, however demonstrably false.

What if he had been riding a recumbent?
Forum: Commuting
04-09-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By randallr

Shoes can tend to get soaked. When I commuted in...

Shoes can tend to get soaked. When I commuted in Seattle I used to have a spare pair, along with dry socks, in the office.
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By sam21fire

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just...

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just as wet (and snowy/salty) when I ride to work in the rain/snow as it would parked outside. As previously mentioned, wash, rinse, lube, repeat. All's...
04-01-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 123,450
Posted By cyccommute

It’s baaack! Way to kill the game,...

It’s baaack!

Way to kill the game, flangehead. Stuart Rule: NO MORE TURKEYS!

Two solid months later and I found one making a great display for his lady friend.
...
04-01-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,194
Posted By Bald Paul

I'm originally from the Boston area, where claims...

I'm originally from the Boston area, where claims of the "World's Worst Drivers" aren't necessarily unfounded.
The use of turn signals there is considered a sign of weakness. It's so bad that the...
03-31-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,194
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Good man taking control of your safety on the...

Good man taking control of your safety on the road! You are correct. When I am approaching a lighted intersection, I look back to see if the car coming up has his signal on as I prepare to move left...
03-31-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,194
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Well hopefully when you grow up, you will take...

Well hopefully when you grow up, you will take responsibility for your own safety and stop blaming drivers, texting, swerving cars and realize there are things you can do to increase your safety out...
03-30-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,548
Posted By Koyote

A 'good average speed' depends entirely on what...

A 'good average speed' depends entirely on what you are trying to accomplish.

If you just want to go for a spin and get some exercise, ride as fast as you feel like riding and have fun.
03-30-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,194
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.
03-30-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,163
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, but where you gonna put him? My hall...

Yeah, but where you gonna put him? My hall closet's full. And am I supposed to feed him too? Jail food is the absolute worst on the planet, and I don't even know where to buy it. I think pet food is...
03-30-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,363
Posted By cyccommute

Topeak Morph. Pick a flavor with the features...

Topeak Morph. Pick a flavor with the features you like. There are at least 6 different models with a variety of features. The switch from Presta to Schrader and back isnít as simple as some floor...
03-30-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,363
Posted By wphamilton

I carry one similar to this which works for...

I carry one similar to this which works for presta and shraeder. Much pumping to fill a tire, but it fits my small seat bag and has held up ...
03-30-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,129
Posted By Phil_gretz

First off, every day riding is a positive...

First off, every day riding is a positive experience for me.

Among the notables, once I was slowly passed by a larger pickup on a single lane undulating country road. Climbing out of the saddle,...
03-28-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 901
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Now you need to install a pair of these. Of...

Now you need to install a pair of these. Of course, you will need a large compressed air supply. https://airhornsbygrover.com/product/1055/
03-27-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 901
Posted By alo

I have only recently fitted them. I have not...

I have only recently fitted them. I have not photographed them yet. I have other 'different' things on my bike. When I post photos, it will also start discussions on other topics.
03-24-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By JW Fas

First Trail Verdict Assigning 100% Fault To The Passenger Who Did The Dooring

https://www.bikelaw.com/2021/03/dooring-bicyclist/

While such a verdict should have been delivered years ago, it's a big win because it establishes a legal precedent that cyclists should not be...
03-24-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

But how do you attach it to an indoor trainer? :)

But how do you attach it to an indoor trainer? :)
03-24-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,363
Posted By Troul

can you fit an adapter on the shocks? ...

can you fit an adapter on the shocks?
https://www.amazon.com/Adapter-Schrader-Converter-Bicycle-Compressor/dp/B01M3XXRMM

ACE stocks the SLIME brand.
03-24-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,661
Posted By mcours2006

There could be a number of possible causes for...

There could be a number of possible causes for this collision--distracted driving, which includes, but not limited to, cellphone use. But the idea that the driver 'saw' the cyclist but didn't...
03-23-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,180
Posted By Leinster

Wow, you want to make cars illegal? I mean, itís...

Wow, you want to make cars illegal? I mean, itís a big call, but ok...
Forum: Foo
03-22-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,364
Posted By Jeff Wills

There were about 45,000 people who participated...

There were about 45,000 people who participated in the clinical trials for the Pfizer vaccine. Since they were tracking these people closely during and after the trials, we know how many were...
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By rsbob

Forums and Responses. Too funny and too true

Read this in another group Iím part of and could NOT STOP LAUGHING. 🤣💡

Q: How many group members does it take to change a light bulb ?

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light...
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,726
Posted By EJ123

Saboteur is such a fun game with friends, I miss...

Saboteur is such a fun game with friends, I miss playing that one. Similarly, the resistance Avalon is still one of my favorite group games and Roll for the Galaxy is one of my overall favorites....
03-19-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,180
Posted By Trakhak

You've got that backwards. The recommendation by...

You've got that backwards. The recommendation by the AAA to refer to car accidents as car crashes is a very recent development and can be seen as ironic, given the historical background.

From this...
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,180
Posted By Greiselman

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally...

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally anyone... he just happens to be famous.

I do, however, think it's long past time to stop calling crashes like this "accidents".
03-18-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By UniChris

Streetsblog has a new article on this, alas it...

Streetsblog has a new article on this, alas it muddies the waters and seems to continue some misconceptions rather than be clarifying.

It would seem that there is a video, but they're not allowed...
Forum: Foo
03-18-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,726
Posted By noisebeam

We have and play these three. Lately not as much...

We have and play these three. Lately not as much

Top games over the past year for my family of three have been:
Wingspan - heavily lately and getting the Euro expansion today
Azule - quite a...
03-18-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Buy new bike, send kid to boarding school.

Buy new bike, send kid to boarding school.
Forum: Recumbent
03-18-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By bobthib

Lazy Boy enters the bent market!

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/236x241/fb_img_1616073533998_cac7f60e757154a89faefad965328be794b58c7e.jpg
😂
Forum: Commuting
03-17-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 227,523
Posted By ToledoTom

Did that $20 bill have a picture of Andrew...

Did that $20 bill have a picture of Andrew Jackson on it? If so that's mine, please contact me so you can return it.

Thank you.
03-17-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By crowbike

Emergency presta adapter

Most are probably aware of this hack:
https://antranik.org/how-to-make-a-presta-valve-adapter-in-a-few-seconds/
03-17-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 877
Posted By Barry2

I find it tough to believe he's been gone for...

I find it tough to believe he's been gone for almost 20 years !
03-17-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 877
Posted By tomato coupe

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03-17-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By HTupolev

Aerocoach has some good articles on the issue. ...

Aerocoach has some good articles on the issue.

This (https://www.aero-coach.co.uk/tubeless-sealant-and-rolling-resistance) one explains the issue of tubeless sealant, and in the "TIRE AND SEALANT"...
03-16-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Riding my bike a lot makes me faster. I would...

Riding my bike a lot makes me faster. I would have no idea what tube is in my tire as long as it holds air! :D
03-16-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Camilo

I have a bike with blue SLX tubes too and it's...

I have a bike with blue SLX tubes too and it's darn fast (steep downhill). It's scary to think how fast it would be if the tubes were red!

As for the chain: less rotating mass and less wind...
03-16-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

itís not the rotational mass that makes a tube...

itís not the rotational mass that makes a tube faster it is the suppleness of the tube.
03-16-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,382
Posted By Brauer

Temp for riding

I've ridden from -5 F to high temps that cause leaves on trees to crisp up and fall off, 105+. But for more comfortable training rides I prefer mid 60s to low 70s. That way the start of the ride...
03-16-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,382
Posted By Wilbur Bud

70f

From a performance point of view, anything above 55F is good for me based on the commuting time vs temperature plot below where the knee in the curve seems to be about 55F, but in terms of comfort...
Forum: Recumbent
03-15-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By skier

Most people on the bentrider forum seem to...

Most people on the bentrider forum seem to recommend the Gekko 26 for heavier riders. ...
03-15-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By UniChris

Indeed, you seem to be going off on some...

Indeed, you seem to be going off on some unrelated tangent - the topic of this thread is driving on the shoulder, not cycling on it.



That's neither what I said nor what happened.

What...
03-14-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,253
Posted By base2

You are riding on gyroscopes. All input to a...

You are riding on gyroscopes.
All input to a gyroscope is output 90 degrees later.
Skill: Push your gyroscopes around.

Philosophy change:
Stop moving yourself around the bike.
Start making the...
03-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By GlennR

This time a crash was a good thing.

Driving home on Merrick Road, State Rt 27A with 2 lanes each way, and I noticed a young girl, maybe 6 or 7 on the side walk of a side road speeding to the intersection... followed by her dad running...
03-14-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,253
Posted By cbrstar

I used to do a lot of motorcycle riding/racing....

I used to do a lot of motorcycle riding/racing. And I wanted to get my knee to the ground. (Which I know you don't want to do on a bicycle). How I practiced was I would find a traffic circle and I...
03-14-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,253
Posted By billridesbikes

Practice Practice Practice. Find an empty parking...

Practice Practice Practice. Find an empty parking lot and mark off your corners with chalk or those little orange sports cones.

Corning is all about leaning your bike and body toward the center of...
03-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

If a motorist can't pass a bicycle safely, and...

If a motorist can't pass a bicycle safely, and when the motorist doesn't bother to look out of the front of their vehicle beyond 3m up the road in front of themselves, it matters very little where...
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