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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By Notso_fastLane

So don't get one? But don't hate on...

So don't get one?


But don't hate on those who do.

Wow, could it really be that easy?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By DukeO

Clearly the person in the story has ego issues or...

Clearly the person in the story has ego issues or he would of been happy when he saw they were ebikes. I have owned an ebike for two years now and have gone on many group rides. Not with the A group....
10-13-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By pickettt

Your kid won't care, nor know any better. At this...

Your kid won't care, nor know any better. At this point, just keep him pedaling. :beer:
10-12-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By thook

...or a tad too high, maybe

...or a tad too high, maybe
10-11-19, 03:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,709
Posted By billyymc

I like to ask my running friends why they never...

I like to ask my running friends why they never learned to ride a bike. Some of them get very defensive of running. It's amazing how serious runners can be. I run a little in the "off" season but...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Bicycle2Work

Bike Commuting YouTube Channel

Hello Fellow Bike Commuters!


I started bike commuting years ago when my car broke down. Without any other options - I got on my yellow Schwinn Continental and began pedaling. I fell in love with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,648
Posted By banerjek

This. Like you, I used to work hard,...

This.

Like you, I used to work hard, consistently topping 10K miles per year. I climbed 15k feet every Saturday one year.

And the day after the best ride of my life,
I realized I'd turned...
Forum: Touring
10-04-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 789
Posted By staehpj1

Good way to look at it. By the way, while it...

Good way to look at it.

By the way, while it is advisable to be in as good of shape as possible for a tour, or for life in general for that matter, there really isn't the level of training...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,648
Posted By CliffordK

Bike Commuting/Errands/Utility Cycling? The...

Bike Commuting/Errands/Utility Cycling?

The miles and effort can really add up.

Plan a bike tour before it gets miserable out?
10-03-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,855
Posted By delbiker1

Because there is nothing else that gives me the...

Because there is nothing else that gives me the same sense of child-like joy and freedom. When I am on a bicycle is when I feel most comfortable with myself, when I most have the feeling I am doing...
10-03-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,855
Posted By Sojodave

I ride because I would be a fat lard sitting on...

I ride because I would be a fat lard sitting on the couch gaining weight as we speak if it wasn't for cycling. That and I'm addicted
09-26-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Milton Keynes

Awesome. It's been at least 24 hours since we...

Awesome. It's been at least 24 hours since we had another MUP complaint thread.
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,582
Posted By smullen

I don't have a problem talking to cashiers or...

I don't have a problem talking to cashiers or anyone else.

My wife and I will not use these Kiosks, we'd much rather wait in line a few more minutes.
We think the more we use the Kiosks or self...
09-23-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By restlessswind

after the exposure to 99% humidity with an...

after the exposure to 99% humidity with an average rainfall of 3cm at any temperature above 277° K, you must dissemble each chain link and soak in a mineral spirits bath for 3 hours, followed by a...
09-21-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,274
Posted By sumgy

Boycott whiney posts by people who struggle to...

Boycott whiney posts by people who struggle to fit in with normal society.
09-21-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,274
Posted By wolfchild

I don't have any complaints about MUPS here in my...

I don't have any complaints about MUPS here in my suburbs where I live and ride...MUPS make my daily commutes a lot easier, and I get to avoid some of the busy arterial roads with speeding cars and...
Forum: Touring
09-20-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,078
Posted By staehpj1

Meeting the local folks and fellow travelers is a...

Meeting the local folks and fellow travelers is a major part of what touring is about for me. I especially enjoy the folks who might be considered misfits :)
09-20-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,064
Posted By sumgy

Is there no end to the moaning from cyclists...

Is there no end to the moaning from cyclists about just about everyone and everything?
You sound like motorists, or old people.
09-19-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,064
Posted By Machka

Spend more time cycling ... less time worrying...

Spend more time cycling ... less time worrying about what others are doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,670
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think this video proves that everyone who rides...

I think this video proves that everyone who rides a carbon fiber bike will die someday.
09-12-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,461
Posted By MNebiker

I think the moderators should create a sticky...

I think the moderators should create a sticky titled: "MUP Trail Idiots"

Then everyone can just add their latest frustration to the list.

Maybe even give an award for BEST RANT OF THE WEEK?
09-11-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,310
Posted By Biker395

Have you always had the problem, or is it a...

Have you always had the problem, or is it a fairly recent development? I'd get yourself checked out by a doc to make sure everything is OK.

Assuming you do, and you're fit enough for it, you...
09-10-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By livedarklions

I don't know why some people think making the OP...

I don't know why some people think making the OP sound like he's asking a stupid question when he's not is a clever thing to do, but it's basically a jerk move.

The question is whether the various...
09-08-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By Bill Kapaun

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09-08-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,419
Posted By rydabent

Im 81 and try to ride every other day. A...

Im 81 and try to ride every other day. A recovery day seems to make the rides work best without feeling really tired.
09-07-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,231
Posted By bikemig

Why do a drop bar conversion? An old MTB makes a...

Why do a drop bar conversion? An old MTB makes a fine commuter as is. If your niece prefers drop bars, why not get a road bike that takes reasonably fat tires? You'll save yourself a lot of headaches...
09-05-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,695
Posted By ksryder

As someone who lives in the Midwest, I agree with...

As someone who lives in the Midwest, I agree with this statement.

I love our gravel roads around here but there's a lot better places for scenery that I would point a tourist towards.
09-04-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,398
Posted By livedarklions

If nothing else, it's somewhat odd to spend more...

If nothing else, it's somewhat odd to spend more time changing in and out of kit than actually riding the 5 miles.
08-27-19, 06:02 PM
Forum: Touring
08-24-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,723
Posted By staehpj1

I sometimes wonder about the relative safety and...

I sometimes wonder about the relative safety and have suspected that depending on where you live, what you do for a living, and what your lifestyle is, that it just might actually not be too unusual...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,299
Posted By nomadmax

Be thankful your life is so good that too many...

Be thankful your life is so good that too many items in express lane is a concern. I've had some troubles in my life, but never that one.
08-23-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,454
Posted By Machka

No ... I go into a service station and buy the...

No ... I go into a service station and buy the water.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,710
Posted By Lemond1985

The only thing I can imagine, is that the author...

The only thing I can imagine, is that the author of this piece got a gold star in the 4th grade for using the word "resplendent" in a book report, and has been cramming the word into every possible...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,295
Posted By Kedosto

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable...

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable control in between. Open flame for charring peppers, etc. Doesn't require special cookware or surface cleaners either.


-Kedosto
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,647
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I bought a filter at Costco to make my thoughts...

I bought a filter at Costco to make my thoughts taste better, those municipal thoughts have other crap in them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,562
Posted By mstateglfr

I roll up to the general store, lean my bike...

I roll up to the general store, lean my bike against the front, and walk in. I dont even give a second thought to someone stealing my bike when Im out on a ride and at a Casey's or whatever...
08-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,370
Posted By TiHabanero

Nothing comes of it because there is no way to...

Nothing comes of it because there is no way to enforce it. Just a joke of a law to make some lobbyists feel good. Until the hearts of mankind are changed, we will live in turmoil at the edge of the...
08-06-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,210
Posted By MattTheHat

Why would you care what the OP does when he...

Why would you care what the OP does when he comments about what other people do? Come to think of it, why do I care why you care why the OP cares?

-Matt
08-04-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,950
Posted By rydabent

Something you need to understand

Some cyclist need to understand where some of us come from and why the attitude we have. I for instance worked as a service rep on office machines. I was on call 24/7/365. It was always hurry,...
08-02-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,141
Posted By Brocephus

If you're afraid of being killed riding a bike on...

If you're afraid of being killed riding a bike on the road:
A- Don't ride on the road.
B- Don't ride a bike.
C- Or heed the good info and advice given above, put on your big-boy pants, and get...
07-25-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,513
Posted By JonathanGennick

Some tasks are judgment calls and people might...

Some tasks are judgment calls and people might have different opinions in general, and those opinions might change when presented with a specific frame in hand to look at.

FWIW, I faced a similar...
07-19-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By tyrion

Maybe take the brake arms off the posts, clean...

Maybe take the brake arms off the posts, clean the bearing surfaces up, regrease, and reassemble. It's fairly easy.
07-16-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By SurferRosa

It lowers itself when the casket slides in and...

It lowers itself when the casket slides in and the 400 lb driver gets behind the wheel.

.

Hi. You were the large, angry man driving a hearse, and I was the one on the bike you were yelling at...
07-15-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By SurferRosa

Is this the "missed connections" thread? Hi....

Is this the "missed connections" thread?

Hi. I saw you on your Motobécane at the Piggly Wiggly. You fell while trying to clip-in, and a short, chubby boy pointed and laughed loudly at you before...
07-14-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By Rollfast

Unless you are going to die like tomorrow, there...

Unless you are going to die like tomorrow, there is really no such thing.

It's an addiction.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,924
Posted By Psimet2001

I shared the article on Facebook. One of my...

I shared the article on Facebook. One of my friends joked about the loss of watts. i pointed out that in order to lose watts he must first actually have watts.

This all contributes to this...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,369
Posted By rccardr

RUN, do not walk, to buy that at $195

RUN, do not walk, to buy that at $195
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