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06-14-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By phughes

Photography, astronomy, motorcycles, bake, cook,...

Photography, astronomy, motorcycles, bake, cook, aquarium, camp... bother my wife...

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06-14-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By cyccommute

Flyfish. There are very few pictures of me...

Flyfish. There are very few pictures of me fishing because I usually go alone. I'm not a huge fan of river fishing. I really like hiking to a high country lake and enjoying the solitude and the...
06-13-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By spelger

Aside from biking...

What else do you guys do? I've been a member of BF for a couple of years now and being here you all know that I like to ride. I do other stuff too and was wondering about you.

As for me, here are...
06-10-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By Miles2go

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No riding for me the last few days. I took this photo from my front lawn, and...
06-08-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By NYCJohn170

I'm 71 and the nyc subway is dangerous for me so...

I'm 71 and the nyc subway is dangerous for me so I've been commuting to work by bike since mid-March. Takes a little longer but there are things to see.
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06-06-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,768
Posted By tigat

Look what my new bike can do

Long story, but last week I finally picked up the rebuilt Bandit, the one-hand adapted bike that Trek made for me, on the latest version Domane SLR frame. In a word, the new Bandit is awesome -...
06-04-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,751
Posted By SurferCyclist

Every cyclist needs to watch this.

An excellent video from Phil Gaimon and I agree entirely with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDMdcC63Z0s
06-03-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By ultrarider7

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93 degrees!...
05-31-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By jppe

My daughter lives in Boone, NC and we had an...

My daughter lives in Boone, NC and we had an overnight visit for her birthday. It’s just a terrific area to ride. Traffic was lower than normal with students not attending App State and tourists...
05-27-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By ultrarider7

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05-26-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By rseeker

27.6 miles this morning. Rode to and over my big...

27.6 miles this morning. Rode to and over my big "summer hill" and while I can't claim progress I'm still going after it. It's an hour down to it which is a nice fast ride cutting through...
05-25-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By 2cam16

My first real ride since mid-March. I'm not a...

My first real ride since mid-March. I'm not a road rider (MUPs for me) but after almost 3 months on a trainer in the garage, I had to go out. Hit the roads and hills of our city. Picked a good time:...
05-24-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,762
Posted By Maelochs

Ummmmm ..... so totally wrong. What you are...

Ummmmm ..... so totally wrong.

What you are saying is not "Buy a power meter," but really, "Train harder and more scientifically and increase your physical ability."

Never bad advice ... ...
05-24-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,736
Posted By ZHVelo

102km and 1600 elevation metres. Longest /...

102km and 1600 elevation metres. Longest / highest climb for me. For about 3.5 hours felt good, then was running low on energy and the last climb before home was hell. My PR is 06:22, took me 10:20. ...
05-09-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Moe Zhoost

DIY Frame pack

Practiced my sewing during lockdown by making this frame pack for my '72 Raleigh Super Course. Made from Cordura Classic fabric. It attaches to the frame with Velcro One-Wrap laced through webbing...
05-06-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By ultrarider7

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Saw this on my 40 mile ride through Minneapolis. Great way to...
04-08-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By zukahn1

Some very nice riding around Fairplay roads and...

Some very nice riding around Fairplay roads and bike path are finally clear of snow yes there is still a tone of snow in places.
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04-05-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah - too nice in Puget Sound not to ride. But I...

Yeah - too nice in Puget Sound not to ride. But I doubled up on seasonal allergy meds.

Over to Issaquah. Just short of 30 miles. Triple crankset makes it easier and I took the less hilly route.
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03-30-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By MezzoLew

Company ....

Looks like the geese are trying to do their social distancing as well! :lurker:
03-27-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,463
Posted By woodcraft

Shelter in place projects

Making a table for the dining room- actually project/ workout room.

Cherry, from planks that were about to be tossed at the dump.

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03-23-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 503,601
Posted By joewein

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03-22-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 503,601
Posted By ultrarider7

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The neighborhood rabbit is protected from the Corona virus!
03-22-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 503,601
Posted By Biker395

We clean up well after the rain ... ...

We clean up well after the rain ...

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03-15-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,561
Posted By Miele Man

I'm not kidding when I say that in Canada many...

I'm not kidding when I say that in Canada many times it seems as if the criminal has more rights than what the victim does. You had better be in what you think, and can prove, is a life threatening...
03-15-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,561
Posted By alcjphil

Oh, so a news story from 8 years ago is proof...

Oh, so a news story from 8 years ago is proof that we have a problem? Give me a break. If that is all you can come up with I am feeling pretty secure. I am not going to strap a knife onto my bike,...
03-15-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,561
Posted By bpcyclist

As I guy who used to be on the receiving end of...

As I guy who used to be on the receiving end of an incalculable number of GSW and other violent crime victims professionally, I just find it so sad and depressing that other modern nations with whom...
03-15-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,561
Posted By alcjphil

We are anything but passive. Canada entered both...

We are anything but passive. Canada entered both World wars long before Americans did and fought in most of the toughest battles in both wars.However, we are not fearful. All types of violent crime...
03-15-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,561
Posted By wolfchild

The law says that dogs must be kept on leash and...

The law says that dogs must be kept on leash and under control. If an off leash dog charges you and attacks you, then you have a right to defend yourself.
03-14-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 8,107
Posted By Ironfish653

Because the OP is convinced that SPDs are way too...

Because the OP is convinced that SPDs are way too expensive, offer no advantages over toe clips, and are actually a safety hazard, based on ‘what he’s read’ as compared to his $3 toe-clip ‘hack’
...
03-13-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,561
Posted By wolfchild

If you don't want to be a victim then you need to...

If you don't want to be a victim then you need to practise situational awareness and avoid situations which have a potential to turn violent. Even if you were successful in using a pepper spray to...
03-12-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,561
Posted By alcjphil

Maybe, before you come into Canada on a fishing...

Maybe, before you come into Canada on a fishing trip, you should look into whether you need military grade pepper spray. Bear spray is available here where you might need it
03-08-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 503,601
Posted By ultrarider7

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03-03-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By katsup

You broke the wrong side, I have that part for...

You broke the wrong side, I have that part for the left (front) side which I salvaged to rebuild another shifter.

The same shifter was used on

Exage ST-M320
XT - ST-M095
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 659,511
Posted By AvnerBen

Latest update

There has been an update.
272 bikes shipped thus far. #300 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=300) expected in two weeks time. #400...
02-26-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By OldTryGuy

70th Birthday is in July ... No clue if I'll...

70th Birthday is in July

... No clue if I'll be around

70 miles yesterday I cycled by

... Don't care now if I'll be underground
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 659,511
Posted By MrFlamey

Yeah, I'm feeling the same way about my June...

Yeah, I'm feeling the same way about my June shipping date :/ Peter is not good with realistic time estimates, and by now he really should have learned to just double the amount of time he thinks...
02-26-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 25,358
Views: 2,474,643
Posted By rseeker

Tuesday morning, predawn into morning light, 49F,...

Tuesday morning, predawn into morning light, 49F, 25.9 miles.


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02-25-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,167
Posted By Rajflyboy

being an adult is being safe both for you and...

being an adult is being safe both for you and also the motorists on the road
02-24-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,167
Posted By Retro Grouch

Assessment of risk is based upon one's personal...

Assessment of risk is based upon one's personal experience, that is, conditions where you personally live. Whatever those conditions may be, don't expect them to be the same for everybody who posts...
02-22-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6,433
Views: 558,203
Posted By 52telecaster

great purchase! I use mountaineering mittens. My...

great purchase! I use mountaineering mittens. My fingers and face need warming most.
02-20-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By wolfchild

Skipping breakfast is a mistake, especially for...

Skipping breakfast is a mistake, especially for somebody who plans to be physically active during the day...A big nutritious breakfast will fuel your body with important nutrients and give you energy...
02-19-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,348
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

My epic rides have nothing to do with extremes or...

My epic rides have nothing to do with extremes or difficulty, but rather are memorable for the joy and pleasure they elicited.

3 separate day trips of about 144km on Auto Frei Tag along side of...
01-16-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,922
Posted By Bryan C.

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01-15-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By katsup

The lugged Trek 950's are great bikes, I've had a...

The lugged Trek 950's are great bikes, I've had a few pass through my hands. However, this 970 I restored and kept for my fiance.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19,498
Views: 4,112,905
Posted By edsta74

Added some fenders. They’re the MK3 from Crud....

Added some fenders. They’re the MK3 from Crud. Riding in NYC you run over some nasty stuff. 🤢. I was tired of the mess it made of my bike. These are plastic, very lightweight and can be removed and...
12-21-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,350,906
Posted By spambait11

Just got this: ...

Just got this:


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12-12-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,922
Posted By 3S1M

I had a feeling I'd take crap for that one. You...

I had a feeling I'd take crap for that one. You just can't please people. I did it cuz I wanted to send it to people through my phone. Most people I know are on their phones much more than email or...
Replies: 24
Views: 6,114
Posted By joewein

On Oct 5 I rode 202 km for my October century,...

On Oct 5 I rode 202 km for my October century, extending my streak to 86 months.
...
09-30-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,350,906
Posted By Meech33

Here's my Specialized Sirrus Limited..... ...

Here's my Specialized Sirrus Limited.....
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