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04-13-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By veganbikes

What countries are aligned with the non-existent...

What countries are aligned with the non-existent Soviet Union and then what countries are you buying tires from that would be not aligned with either the Soviet era U.S. or the actual Soviet Union...
04-12-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,194
Posted By mr_bill

In Connecticut (and most other states), the...

In Connecticut (and most other states), the alternative right hand right turn signal is "official":

" 14-286c(b) Each person riding a bicycle, an electric bicycle or an electric foot scooter upon...
04-11-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Attilio

Mountain Biking Is NOT Hard

I wanted to share that after a year of taking the plunge last April and getting a Salsa Rangefinder after doing only road cycling for years was a wonderful decision. It's an easy and fun sport that...
04-03-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By bruce19

On motorcycle trips cross country with friends we...

On motorcycle trips cross country with friends we just took turns paying and saved all receipts. At the end of the trip we totaled the entire thing. Then we each added up what we had paid. If your...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,000
Posted By DirePenguin

Yes, the Strava tech suggested that I reset my...

Yes, the Strava tech suggested that I reset my heart rate zones back to the default from max. heart rate instead of the custom zones I set to match my Garmin.

As soon as I did that, my REs went...
03-28-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,470
Posted By Daniel4

Your urge to retaliate is common but don't do it....

Your urge to retaliate is common but don't do it. It only emboldens bad drivers with an excuse that it was the cyclist's fault.

This is the kind of thing that convinced me to get a camera. Now I...
03-27-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ironfish653

Another +1"for Zenni ; If you've got a copy of...

Another +1"for Zenni ; If you've got a copy of your prescription, and pick your upgrade options judiciously, you can get a pair made for about what you'd pay for decent 'off-the-rack' sunglasses.
03-27-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,386
Posted By dsaul

Check out Zenni Optical. They have frameless...

Check out Zenni Optical. They have frameless prescription glasses for very low prices. https://www.zennioptical.com/p/sport-eyeglass-frames/7071?skuId=707121
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,022
Posted By Clyde1820

I couldn't wait that long, either, with the...

I couldn't wait that long, either, with the haircut. I go full Neanderthal (in looks) if I go more than two months without a cut.

Last year, the shops weren't opening up anytime soon. And so I did...
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,022
Posted By Hondo Gravel

43 miles on the bike was good medicine today.

43 miles on the bike was good medicine today.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,701
Posted By alpanian

Not depression, but anxiety for me. It's actually...

Not depression, but anxiety for me. It's actually anxiety that made me discover road cycling about 12 years ago, as I was looking for a natural way of dealing with it. It's helped me loads. It's a...
03-23-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Posted By mdarnton

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-19-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,279
Posted By OldsCOOL

Yeah Id just move somewhere else.

Yeah Id just move somewhere else.
03-19-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,279
Posted By sloppy12

stop watching the news.

stop watching the news.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,252
Posted By Eric F

I've probably been riskier than I should have...

I've probably been riskier than I should have been. I've continued to do some smaller group rides (10-20 riders) that have included tight formation, spicy pace, and not very many people wearing...
03-18-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By Iride01

AliExpress is just a store front for many many...

AliExpress is just a store front for many many vendors just like Amazon. How can we possibly know if all the vendors are selling good stuff? As with anything if the price is too good to be true, then...
03-17-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,042
Posted By Kapusta

I want it to have rack and fender mounts.

I want it to have rack and fender mounts.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Man, this seems to be a mid-march phenomenon,...

Man, this seems to be a mid-march phenomenon, lotta "can I..." questions about clubs. Basically, if your engine is strong enough and you can keep pace, AND you can ride safely in formation, the...
03-16-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 164,315
Posted By rsbob

Pics from my ride:Middle Fork Road ...

Pics from my ride:Middle Fork Road


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2320f2d7_0bd2_4fdf_a1c3_2f938a7623c1_9f74e8d57fe06c2467c82fef0e6ba53b23b02229.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By guachi

The biggest issue is likely to be weaker...

The biggest issue is likely to be weaker aerodynamics and you'll have fewer hand positions but on a shorter ride it's not a problem. There are hybrids you can get that are basically road bikes with...
03-16-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,244
Posted By rydabent

Lets be truthful, it is TAXPAYER money no matter...

Lets be truthful, it is TAXPAYER money no matter where it comes from.
03-15-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,495
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

find a new club

find a new club
03-15-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,776
Posted By indyfabz

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing...

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing and hum of insects and the screeching and chirping of birds.

A few years ago I stopped here for a while to listen to the splendor of no made made...
03-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,776
Posted By 55murray

The sound of your tires on chip seal. The spring...

The sound of your tires on chip seal. The spring peepers just getting started on that marsh off the road. The whistle of the wind though your frame you only hear deep in the drops as you ride into...
Forum: Northeast
03-14-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By cdale56

Friendly's Ice Cream- limited edition

I saw this ice cream in the grocery store yesterday; I think that it is funny because it isn't t funny.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-13-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,668
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The bike is done for now. I blued the frame and...

The bike is done for now. I blued the frame and fork, applied decals, clear coated and assembled the components. Rode it up and down the street then over our lawn.
...
Forum: Northeast
03-09-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Papa Tom

Here's a ride I did in 2015 from Port Jeff to...

Here's a ride I did in 2015 from Port Jeff to Greenport. I'm going to reprint it exactly as I posted it here or somewhere else back then.

This route is longer than it has to be, only because I...
Forum: Northeast
03-09-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By drewguy

I biked out that way a few summers ago - covered...

I biked out that way a few summers ago - covered the eastern part of your planned route with comments here. https://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/1148496-biking-around-shelter-island.html

I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,688
Posted By canklecat

Spotti...

Spotti (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07G9F2Q23/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1) makes a good below the knee length bib. I've worn it for a couple of years for cool and cold...
03-09-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,382
Posted By Maelochs

98.6 or thereabouts. I try not to cycle when I...

98.6 or thereabouts. I try not to cycle when I have a fever.
03-09-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,266
Posted By guachi

I have something made of plastic. It was kinda...

I have something made of plastic. It was kinda cheap and in the right color. But mostly because of being the right color. Matching colors make you faster.
Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,248
Posted By SapInMyBlood

(hard) Cheese, dry Salami, muesli bars, trail...

(hard) Cheese, dry Salami, muesli bars, trail mix, jerky, canned tuna, hummus and crackers, dried fruit,
Forum: Touring
03-07-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By Brett A

The next ~900 miles of Oregon and CA coast cut...

The next ~900 miles of Oregon and CA coast cut out of DeLorme atlases and laid out on my motel room floor in Portland a couple years ago. I number them, fold them, and rotate them through my map...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,604
Posted By bruce19

No one wants to see me with my shirt off. Easy...

No one wants to see me with my shirt off. Easy call.
Forum: Touring
03-07-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By Papa Tom

I miss paper maps, too, but I must say, I like...

I miss paper maps, too, but I must say, I like being able to preview some of my road choices on Google Maps Street View ahead of time. One thing I still won't do is depend on GPS once I'm out on the...
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,151
Posted By TakingMyTime

Back when I was in my early 20's and drinking...

Back when I was in my early 20's and drinking more than I should I decided one New Years eve that I wouldn't drink for the month of January. Back then that was a huge deal. I continued doing that...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,151
Posted By ahsposo

I drink club soda, sometimes with a splash of...

I drink club soda, sometimes with a splash of cranberry or grapefruit juice.

Quitting booze was one of the best things I ever did for myself. Sorry I didn't do it sooner. Drinking never caused me...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,151
Posted By mort1369

Beer-free since July 1990. . . . .

Beer-free since July 1990. . . . .
03-01-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,949
Posted By burnthesheep

It's a survey demographics thing for sure. I...

It's a survey demographics thing for sure.

I mean, if you were to poll among two groups of "no kids under, my age under 25" and "no kids, kids have left the house".............versus "I have...
Forum: Introductions
02-28-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By montagna_lunga

Hello from Mostly-quiet not-so-new person

Well, new as far as bike forums is concerned. My name is Dale, California native, transplanted to Colorado almost 18 years ago,
miss the Santa Cruz mountains, been a collector of steel bikes for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,623
Posted By 10 Wheels

Look for a Used one your Size raleigh...

Look for a Used one your Size

raleigh bicycles - craigslist (https://raleigh.craigslist.org/d/bicycles/search/bia)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Greiselman

Don't go back to this store.

Don't go back to this store.
Forum: Introductions
02-27-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Monstercross

New here from Ireland

Hi I'm from st mullins,carlow, Ireland.
to cycle here and just stick to the roads would be crazy. There's so much hill and woodland and 60 miles of riverbank track. A mtb or gravel bike is a must...
02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 67,936
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

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Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Turtles, all the way down.

Turtles, all the way down.
02-25-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By genejockey

Unless you have a good handle on bike fit, buying...

Unless you have a good handle on bike fit, buying a bike by mail is a dodgy proposition. I bought an Endurace from Canyon this summer. Given my height and inseam (6', 34.5"), Canyon would have had...
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By tigat

Sorg: Chris' accomplishment was awesome and I'm...

Sorg: Chris' accomplishment was awesome and I'm delighted to hear he is still chasing that extra 1%/day.

My 26 year old daughter also has Down syndrome. She is an accomplished alpine ski racer and...
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,871
Posted By Andy_K

Vintage Kitchen Appliances

Slightly off topic, I got a new vintage toy today and for once it's not a bike. It's a deep fryer!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50975288286_061592fcf3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kEvFfN)
...
02-23-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,078
Posted By tomato coupe

Congratulations, you have identified the most...

Congratulations, you have identified the most incompetent bike mechanics and shop owners on the planet. As a public service, you probably should list the shops(s) they are associated with so everyone...
02-23-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,655
Posted By cyccommute

Wood and bamboo are on that schematic. Every bit...

Wood and bamboo are on that schematic. Every bit of matter in the universe is on that schematic. Wood and bamboo...chemically identical for all practical purposes...is just carbon, hydrogen and...
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