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07-10-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 457
Posted By teejaywhy

Your dignity?

Your dignity?
07-05-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 622
Posted By 50PlusCycling

As a former police officer and traffic homicide...

As a former police officer and traffic homicide investigator, I think wearing earphones is a great way to shorten your life. In most places riding while wearing earphones is illegal, and this for...
07-04-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,252
Posted By RH Clark

I have experimented with my diet for 2 years....

I have experimented with my diet for 2 years. I've gone from a 360 lb guy who couldn't ride a bike out of sight to a 170 lb cyclist who rides about 100 miles a week in 2 years. When I am on a carb...
06-30-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By shelbyfv

Wondering about the frequent use of horn. Is...

Wondering about the frequent use of horn. Is this a clown bike for parades or something:foo: Got to be annoying otherwise.
06-28-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,556
Posted By Miele Man

And get doored by a passenger opening the...

And get doored by a passenger opening the passenger side door because they don't expect a bicyclist to be coming along.

Cheers
06-27-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,736
Posted By DeceptivelySlow

Certainly not the most dangerous but most...

Certainly not the most dangerous but most annoying for me is the Harley Davidson. The Blue Ridge Parkway is swarming with them in the summer months; can't even hike in the back country without...
06-21-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 62,158
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Well...I do race road, got an 8th place at the...

Well...I do race road, got an 8th place at the National Championships, 2nd at Regionals, Club Champion and several Elite wins and currently, at 51, still racing (including XC MTB now) and training...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,503
Posted By goenrdoug

Dude took the ride three years ago.. I think he's...

Dude took the ride three years ago.. I think he's good now..
06-16-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 41,490
Posted By ooga-booga

37-miler around big bear lake, baldwin lake (dry)...

37-miler around big bear lake, baldwin lake (dry) and a little excursion up hwy 38 towards onyx summit (but turned around after 3-4 miles).
the high desert/lower mtns interface around baldwin lake...
06-15-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,489
Posted By Koyote

I have no objection to e-assist bikes. They are...

I have no objection to e-assist bikes. They are great for people who haul lots of cargo/kids/whatever, for older/weaker people who live in hilly areas, for anyone who otherwise wouldn't get out on a...
06-11-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,599
Posted By njkayaker

??? $70. Works with any ANT+ head unit...

???

$70.

Works with any ANT+ head unit and it supports BT.

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/649059


???
06-11-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,599
Posted By msu2001la

I'm confused by this response, and maybe by the...

I'm confused by this response, and maybe by the entire premise of this thread.
You can buy a chest strap heart rate monitor for less than $50 that will be compatible with almost any phone or...
06-10-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,380
Posted By Rider_1

Sorry, but I disagree. I'm pretty aware of...

Sorry, but I disagree. I'm pretty aware of advertising hype, but when it comes to weight training to gain muscle, it's very hard to eat enough protein through meat, fish, dairy products, and eggs....
06-09-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,380
Posted By Ross520

There's some great supplements, some that are a...

There's some great supplements, some that are a waste of money, and some that are flat-out dangerous.

Lumping all supplements into one category, as some do, is quite fallacious.
06-09-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,599
Posted By bmcer

The only problem I see with integrated sensors is...

The only problem I see with integrated sensors is they'd lock you into a particular set of components or at least the same product line. What if you chose to use a different crank set or change...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By JohnJ80

In my experience, itís most likely holding the...

In my experience, itís most likely holding the bars incorrectly or putting too much weight on your hands due to either bike fit or core issues. But start with proper hand placement.

your hands...
06-07-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 41,490
Posted By Nachoman

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Swami's. 52 miles.
06-06-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,937
Posted By CCND1

Eliminates a couple of brands from my list. My...

Eliminates a couple of brands from my list. My decision was just made easier.
06-06-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,937
Posted By Pugs2xLove

Don't call 911 the next time you're in trouble....

Don't call 911 the next time you're in trouble. My 2 cents........
05-29-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,108
Posted By Oneder

I get more wary while on the bike than anything,...

I get more wary while on the bike than anything, but it is understandable since your adrenaline is up while riding. Just try and stay in control. I do keep a large u-lock with me in case I get...
05-28-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,379
Posted By Gresp15C

Indeed, the gauges probably all contain the same...

Indeed, the gauges probably all contain the same mechanism.

I once went to a public lecture given by Normal Ramsey, who got the Nobel Prize for his work leading to the atomic clock. He told a...
05-26-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 41,490
Posted By TakingMyTime

Huntington Beach to Balboa Peninsula, then the...

Huntington Beach to Balboa Peninsula, then the ferry to Balboa Island. Then a complete trip around the Newport Back bay. By the time the 3 of us got back we had logged 35 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,653
Posted By guadzilla

Cos they are going too slow..? ;) I was...

Cos they are going too slow..? ;)

I was doing anaerobic intervals today and passed a guy on a hybrid just as i was starting to ramp up, about 5 seconds into the interval (really strong headwinds...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,976
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yup, I'm a programmer. I work for a bank, doing...

Yup, I'm a programmer. I work for a bank, doing fairly boring work that brings value to our clients and, in turn, my bosses. That's why they pay me to do it.

Maybe you'd pay for social media. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,653
Posted By guadzilla

So this thread was on my mind today as i went out...

So this thread was on my mind today as i went out for my ride. Had a bunch of VO2 max intervals and then a long steady Z3 effort. In the recovery between the VO2 efforts, I saw a cyclist coming the...
05-18-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,393
Posted By tkamd73

There are no experts on CNN, but common sense...

There are no experts on CNN, but common sense would tell you that, he or she is right.
Tim
05-18-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,393
Posted By bigd777

I would't believe anything on CNN

I would't believe anything on CNN
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,653
Posted By WhyFi

I can't say that I recall ever meeting an...

I can't say that I recall ever meeting an arrogant roadie in real life - everyone that I'm met and talked to has been pretty chill. Then again, I don't see a lack of acknowledgement as a sign...
05-15-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,199
Posted By Dirt Farmer

If a gun was put to my head, I'd choose Giant....

If a gun was put to my head, I'd choose Giant. Seriously.
05-15-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,199
Posted By Rides4Beer

Neither is "better", no bike brand is "better"....

Neither is "better", no bike brand is "better". They all do the same thing. Buy the one that you like that fits your riding and your budget and go ride.

But for the record, Giant is the best....
05-15-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,199
Posted By Kapusta

I know this thread is going to be a train wreck. ...

I know this thread is going to be a train wreck.

What I donít know is whether I will be able to look away.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,990
Posted By MRT2

At the risk of beating a dead horse, I do think...

At the risk of beating a dead horse, I do think this sentiment is misguided. Since when does wearing a bike jersey turn one into a "Tour de France wannabe"? We are talking about a bike jersey, not...
05-05-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,305
Posted By GlennR

You must live in tornado alley, because i can...

You must live in tornado alley, because i can hear cars coming up from behind and will move to the right... if i can.
05-04-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,305
Posted By bargo68

On your left...... On your LEFT...... ...

On your left......

On your LEFT......

ON YOUR LEFT!!!!!!!!!!

I don't like earbuds.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By illjustride

How to fix a tire blow out during a 100 mile bike ride

Yesterday I blew my tire out during my ride. The plan was to do a century. When it hit the pot hole and got the flat I was so bummed out. I thought the ride was over. And the I realized I can repair...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,946
Posted By GlennR

There's a Garmin hack that allows you to edit a...

There's a Garmin hack that allows you to edit a text file that is displayed when you first turn on a Garmin. Mine says "if found" and has my name and cell number.
...
05-01-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By Ross520

Tubeless has little to do with racing... It's...

Tubeless has little to do with racing... It's about a more comfortable ride, and less flat-tires. Why would you go tubular (which is just-about EVERYTHING to do with racing) before even trying...
05-01-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,875
Posted By Phil_gretz

Absolutely not, as well. I don't ride "on...

Absolutely not, as well. I don't ride "on paths" so, any rider I pass will be going in my direction, and we'll likely chat for a moment and then I'll pull away. Risks? Zero. More likely, I'll...
04-30-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,875
Posted By GlennR

Two days ago I saw some recreational riders ride...

Two days ago I saw some recreational riders ride past my house wearing masks and no helmets.

So they made a decision that the odds of crashing and hitting their head was less than catching...
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