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09-12-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 834
Posted By gear64

Was he coming out of a business? If so it would...

Was he coming out of a business? If so it would have been nice if he waited, but I often feel that due to their size they often feel they need to do what they need to do when opportunity is...
09-06-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By gear64

Love it!

Love it!
08-24-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,668
Posted By gear64

The first article is interesting. If I fell more...

The first article is interesting. If I fell more into the needing to wear a mask for longer periods of time group, it's something I would discuss with my health care providers, then if necessary...
08-20-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,668
Posted By gear64

Agree that it would have been better in covid...

Agree that it would have been better in covid specific section, but why the tone? I think it's been shown there's a definite benefit, and while wearing one to protect yourself is better than nothing,...
08-19-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,269
Posted By gear64

Advertising factors into all of it. Who really...

Advertising factors into all of it. Who really needs more than a single speed if just trying to go faster than walking or running for transportation? Maybe if you're weak you need a few gears to get...
08-18-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By gear64

How about blue? ...

How about blue?

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1996x1274/img_1065_f9c3ac98029e9a186bdee402e49ba8df93748d69_b2b8d2f54dc8e91ecd5995e95a079708d628a78e.jpg
08-17-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By gear64

Wow that's an impressive run. Are you nervous...

Wow that's an impressive run. Are you nervous about operating a motor vehicle? It seems like that would be intimidating late in life, particularly big city driving. Maybe even freeway.
08-17-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By gear64

Not sure if it's more time period or frame size,...

Not sure if it's more time period or frame size, but the ones that appeal to me the most are when the seat stays are parallel to the downtube.
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,025
Posted By gear64

Laying in back of station wagon watching the sky...

Laying in back of station wagon watching the sky go by through back window. Our station wagon also had the refacing third row.
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,025
Posted By gear64

Whenever I think of the roller rink, I hear Ring...

Whenever I think of the roller rink, I hear Ring My Bell and Hot Stuff. Hair flowing in the breeze... Almost like riding without a helmet. Hey another 70s thing. Maybe mentioned already.
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,025
Posted By gear64

This was one of my favorite indoor games. Not my...

This was one of my favorite indoor games. Not my photo, but very close to the set I had. I think I had Toronto vs California Golden Seals....
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,025
Posted By gear64

It's almost like this was wiped from my memory...

It's almost like this was wiped from my memory and seeing this was like a movie scene flashback...
08-16-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,764
Posted By gear64

I've been riding all my life and you're blowing...

I've been riding all my life and you're blowing me out of the water. I just ride to ride. Most days I'm around 14 mph. Some days I only do 11. I've only hit 16 as a full ride average once. I get a...
08-14-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,294
Posted By gear64

Never owned a motorcycle, but if I did this is...

Never owned a motorcycle, but if I did this is one of my favorite styles. I love things with a minimalist look. Most bikes these days seem too large and gaudy, other than the crotch rockets, but...
08-13-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 439,224
Posted By gear64

Thanks, as far as I know it was factory triple;...

Thanks, as far as I know it was factory triple; however I had an issue with pedal cross threaded or something while trying to swap straps for clipless. Couldn't get it off with many tips in the...
08-12-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,631
Posted By gear64

And the best is when you know they're sitting...

And the best is when you know they're sitting there waving you on at a stop sign... I'll sometime put my hands on my eyes like I'm blind.
08-11-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By gear64

The peanut butter ones are the only ones I like,...

The peanut butter ones are the only ones I like, and use them pretty regularly. Every other flavor I've tried are way too sweet and more like a candy bar.
08-09-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,451
Posted By gear64

Patience... Maybe worse this year, but here...

Patience... Maybe worse this year, but here something of interest turns up eventually on Craigslist. I've also seen my share of just missed pop up for double or more later. I just want to ride...
08-09-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,183
Posted By gear64

I think its the unofficial official condiment of...

I think its the unofficial official condiment of the USA. Worst thing is just the aroma of it nauseates me..
08-09-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,220
Posted By gear64

Lance's fall from grace was the first domino in...

Lance's fall from grace was the first domino in my rising disillusionment with big time sports. From collegiate D1, to Olympics, to major pro leagues of US, I spend very little time or money on any...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,362
Posted By gear64

I think technology is not too surprising, and my...

I think technology is not too surprising, and my category. I would think the primary bias is working in a fixed location most of the time. That can include plant shift workers, plant engineers,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,940
Posted By gear64

Ugggh, prior to seeing this post I'd never heard...

Ugggh, prior to seeing this post I'd never heard of Rapha. I googled it. Never guess what I see in the browsers that aren't ad blocked now. Scariest part.... It's cross device. Not unique to Rapha,...
08-05-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,706
Posted By gear64

I've really liked my Lezyne Super Pro. Garmin...

I've really liked my Lezyne Super Pro. Garmin had priced themselves out of my comfort zone when my previous Garmin broke. I actually stretched a little for the Super Pro. Lezyne has several models...
08-05-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By gear64

I love cotton tape. Newbaum's is what I believe...

I love cotton tape. Newbaum's is what I believe I've been using of late. I have one synthetic leather bike that's a little softer on the hands, but I like the minimalist look of cotton. It's easier...
08-05-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By gear64

That's a cool looking bike.

That's a cool looking bike.
08-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,753
Posted By gear64

I believe this is true in large part, but I also...

I believe this is true in large part, but I also know people I would not have thought in a million years would support Trump outright, but did so to spite Clinton thinking what's the worst that can...
08-01-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,391
Posted By gear64

I feel similar here. A brief surge in the...

I feel similar here. A brief surge in the beginning then backed off, particularly road riding. Trails may be a little higher still. One in particular has been very high volume for years so hard to...
07-31-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By gear64

lotus flower chrome blue as blue-est ocean...

lotus flower chrome
blue as blue-est ocean depths
always further roam
07-31-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By gear64

Cool idea for a change of topics! I look forward...

Cool idea for a change of topics! I look forward to seeing more. Maybe my own mind will start working eventually.
07-30-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 531
Posted By gear64

The stalking comment is crazy. The few sites I've...

The stalking comment is crazy. The few sites I've done mapping from all have public/private settings and I would say encourage public posting. I enjoy seeing what variations others do, and I post...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,616
Posted By gear64

I'm in the no base layer camp. In fact some years...

I'm in the no base layer camp. In fact some years ago I switched from cotton tees to light weight wool as being continuously sopping wet is not comfortable in my opinion. A material that dries much...
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 789
Posted By gear64

With each passing year I become more...

With each passing year I become more disillusioned with top tier sports, from NCAA Div I, to the Olympics, to MLB, to TDF, to NFL. Never really was a fan of NBA. I've kind of hung on with NHL, but...
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By gear64

Some folks just want the garage cleaned out. ...

Some folks just want the garage cleaned out. Selling of $1 is better than throwing in the dump. I've bought better bikes for same, but I just like to ride them.
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By gear64

That's the kind of bike I would buy for parts to...

That's the kind of bike I would buy for parts to maintain my other bikes, fall in love with the paint job, then replace a couple things I didn't like, then have one more bike to maintain. And what's...
07-29-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,358
Posted By gear64

I've had good luck hands on the bar the few times...

I've had good luck hands on the bar the few times something's happened. I have flat pedal and clipless. I've 'lost' my pedal a few times at speed over rough patches with flat pedal, but...
07-25-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By gear64

My parents never rode. I can only hope to be him...

My parents never rode. I can only hope to be him as my kids age. That's awesome!
07-25-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By gear64

Spoofing has been taken to a next level art form....

Spoofing has been taken to a next level art form. Even today, there are still people not technically adept either through age, inexperience, or that fact that we are not all created equal. I don't...
07-24-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 439,224
Posted By gear64

Latest incarnation of my Gran...

Latest incarnation of my Gran Premio...https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1190_60d9fa5e528cb9e7f066bf592269bddb8d307108.jpg
07-24-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By gear64

I've got bikes with hex opening on the bolt end,...

I've got bikes with hex opening on the bolt end, but seems it would be really tough. I can't recall if I've ever done it not.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,940
Posted By gear64

If they stand by their claims, it's also heavily...

If they stand by their claims, it's also heavily warranted. They claim to repair damage. It looked like nice stuff to me and I like the look, however I often just wear cross functional athletic wear...
Forum: Touring
07-21-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,694
Posted By gear64

For appearance I love thin, thin, thin. Two of...

For appearance I love thin, thin, thin. Two of my bikes have cloth. I love the look of top down wrapping and I've never had an issue with it rolling or unwrapping. All the road bikes I own have...
07-21-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,641
Posted By gear64

I just pray there IS an election. I am seriously...

I just pray there IS an election. I am seriously **** scared to death democracy as I have know it is done. Trump is off the rails, and the Republican party shows no sign of caring.
07-20-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By gear64

A variation of this happens in my subdivision all...

A variation of this happens in my subdivision all day long motorist against motorist. The neighborhood was built when there was likely one car per family. Mostly one car garages. No sidewalks. Now...
07-19-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,112
Posted By gear64

The only at speed crash Ive had was over before I...

The only at speed crash Ive had was over before I could have reacted any other way. Riding flatbar bar bike on wet path took curve too fast. Hands never left the bar. The initial impact was pavement,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,014
Posted By gear64

I once had a roller blader ask to draft, that guy...

I once had a roller blader ask to draft, that guy held IIRC, 18 mph for a hell of a lot longer than I would have thought possible. He caught back up at the next light crossing and thanked me...
07-19-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 934
Posted By gear64

I just happened to see a blurb about this again...

I just happened to see a blurb about this again today. Allegedly Woolery backtracked fairly quickly, as I read it implying Trump and his ilk pushed it out of context. He closed the account due to...
07-18-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By gear64

Who knows? I see this within the same metro...

Who knows? I see this within the same metro region. For me it's the difference between urban and suburban. And with suburban, I'm not even talking about getting on the major arteries, people just...
07-15-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By gear64

I love that stem. ​​​​​​

I love that stem.
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07-14-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,453
Posted By gear64

If they ever hit critical mass the same will be...

If they ever hit critical mass the same will be true of flashers.
07-14-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,505
Posted By gear64

I've worked in manufacturing for many years....

I've worked in manufacturing for many years. Anytime I've worked on a project including strobed lighting it's always been required to supply signage and some type of barrier to minimize the impact of...
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