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07-03-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 374
Posted By bikecrate

Ha Ha, I told ya' there's no beating FL.

Ha Ha, I told ya' there's no beating FL.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By bikecrate

Tuesday I did an evening ride in S. Tampa. Damn...

Tuesday I did an evening ride in S. Tampa. Damn hot. The heat advisory was in triple digits. Sunday I was back in the Ocala Nat. forest. Still pretty hot, but got in a nice 42 mile ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,867
Posted By bikecrate

I was looking for an inexpensive fat bike to ride...

I was looking for an inexpensive fat bike to ride on some sandy forest roads. I waited too long (snoozed and loosed). On the good side I found a used Lynsky road bike before all this crap happened.
06-26-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By bikecrate

I've lost weight, but I coincidentally made an...

I've lost weight, but I coincidentally made an effort to start biking more in the evening. I do reward myself with a beer with lemonade drink when I get home.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,443
Posted By bikecrate

I thought I saw an old post where he said he was...

I thought I saw an old post where he said he was shooting for 100,000.
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,022
Posted By bikecrate

How come they want $1120? Why not a nice round...

How come they want $1120? Why not a nice round figure like $1,000, $1,200 or $1,500? Is it $1,000 plus some kind of $120 pervert tax.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,443
Posted By bikecrate

Sad news. I was just thinking about him the other...

Sad news. I was just thinking about him the other day. He might have the all time highest post count on BF.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,867
Posted By bikecrate

I damaged my rear wheel running into a "trench"...

I damaged my rear wheel running into a "trench" in front of a railroad track (dumb mistake one). Swapped rear wheel for new rear wheel I had lying around. Came out the next day for bike ride and...
06-25-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,171
Posted By bikecrate

It's a race to the bottom. Be warned FL is hard...

It's a race to the bottom. Be warned FL is hard to beat when it comes to lowering the bar.
06-24-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,171
Posted By bikecrate

Wanna' race? FL is trying its best to be number...

Wanna' race? FL is trying its best to be number one. We are on mandatory mask in our area.
06-24-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,336
Posted By bikecrate

Some cyclist don't like to be passed and take it...

Some cyclist don't like to be passed and take it as a challenge. I've encountered similar riders. Just hold your line, stay calm and let them go.
06-22-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 913
Posted By bikecrate

I grocery shop once a week. I try to go during...

I grocery shop once a week. I try to go during less crowded times. Mask use among customers are around 50 - 60%. Employees 100%. However, our city is now requiring 100% mask use in public spaces...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By bikecrate

Tuesday I went for my evening 27 mile Davis Is....

Tuesday I went for my evening 27 mile Davis Is. ride. I was feeling good and going fast when I hit a good sized pothole ( more like a trench in front of a railroad track). Put a big dent and wobble...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By bikecrate

I use Hardshells, but I live in an urban...

I use Hardshells, but I live in an urban environment that has a good amount of broken glass. It is worth it to me to avoid the aggravation and time loss of changing a flat. If I lived someplace else,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By bikecrate

Maybe you weren't motivated cause you didn't get...

Maybe you weren't motivated cause you didn't get to drope some guy who looked like Lance.
Forum: Foo
06-16-20, 12:03 PM
Forum: Foo
06-16-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,240
Posted By bikecrate

You couldn't just rent a portable unit until you...

You couldn't just rent a portable unit until you got the air fixed?
06-16-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,048
Posted By bikecrate

I watched Wicker Man, the 1973 version. What an...

I watched Wicker Man, the 1973 version. What an odd movie. I couldn't tell if I was watching a musical or a horror movie. They made a lot of weird stuff in the 70's. 7//10
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 464
Posted By bikecrate

Tuesday I did a little longer evening ride to...

Tuesday I did a little longer evening ride to Picnic Is. for 30 miles. Thursday there was rain in the afternoon forecast, and having learned my lesson last week, decided to just ride to Davis Is....
06-12-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,699
Posted By bikecrate

Yet another way to spell Schwinn. Bonus points...

Yet another way to spell Schwinn. Bonus points for posting a picture of a picture on a computer of the bike.

SHWENN...
06-11-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,334
Posted By bikecrate

Yes, make sure you have them at all times just in...

Yes, make sure you have them at all times just in case.
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Forum: Foo
06-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By bikecrate

I enjoyed the break. Now I get about 4 calls a...

I enjoyed the break. Now I get about 4 calls a day. They are almost all for extended car warranties. Which is funny considering my car is 17 years old.
Forum: Foo
06-10-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By bikecrate

I want to say someone posted a short video in the...

I want to say someone posted a short video in the road forum a while back where they recorded a bike ride from a video game. I think it was Grand Theft Auto. It was pretty funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By bikecrate

The only ride I got in this week was on Tuesday. ...

The only ride I got in this week was on Tuesday. It was my usual Davis Is. ride for 27 miles. Hot and windy. The rest of the week and weekend were rained out.
06-09-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By bikecrate

I've mentioned before that I was hit by a wrong...

I've mentioned before that I was hit by a wrong way cyclist coming around a blind corner on a park trail. It happened so fast neither one of us could hit the brakes. $300 damage to my bike and my...
06-08-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,048
Posted By bikecrate

It was D-Day weekend so I watched Saving Private...

It was D-Day weekend so I watched Saving Private Ryan. Still a great movie. Maybe a little long in some parts. 8/10
06-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,625
Posted By bikecrate

When walking I would prefer the cyclist slow down...

When walking I would prefer the cyclist slow down and wait till it is safe to pass. I don't require a verbal warning unless it is really warranted. I also feel it is my responsibility to be aware of...
Forum: Foo
06-01-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,091
Posted By bikecrate

I had my house broken into a long time ago. They...

I had my house broken into a long time ago. They took the usual stuff, electronics, money etc. They also took some whiskey (I guess I get that) and laundry detergent. They left their crowbar. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By bikecrate

This was kind of a weird week. Thursday I knew I...

This was kind of a weird week. Thursday I knew I would be cutting it close with an expected storm in the afternoon. I should have done my usual Davis Is. evening ride since it was closer to home. ...
06-01-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,699
Posted By bikecrate

Go team! Gator Bike...

Go team!
Gator Bike (https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/bik/d/clearwater-university-of-florida-gators/7132755848.html)
University Of Florida Gators Scraper Trike - $200 (Clearwater)...
05-28-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,048
Posted By bikecrate

I finally watched Austin Powers International Man...

I finally watched Austin Powers International Man of Mystery. Hard to believe I'd never seen it. Now I know where all those quotable lines and memes come from. 7/10
05-27-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 183,317
Posted By bikecrate

Finished Black Flags, Blue Waters by Eric Jay...

Finished Black Flags, Blue Waters by Eric Jay Dolin. Started Circe by Madeline Miller.
05-27-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By bikecrate

I did see a cyclist wearing what looked like a...

I did see a cyclist wearing what looked like a medical grade face shield while riding his bike. Looked really miserable and this was when the temps were pretty comfortable. I also wondered what the...
05-27-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,296
Posted By bikecrate

My thoughts too. Although, one day while riding,...

My thoughts too. Although, one day while riding, I did come across a fixie guy who was blowing stop signs and cursing loudly at every car that came remotely near him.
05-26-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,048
Posted By bikecrate

I watched Overlord on Amazon Prime. I was hoping...

I watched Overlord on Amazon Prime. I was hoping for some mindless action, but this turned out a bit better than I expected. A group of Allied paratroopers drop into France right before D-Day to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By bikecrate

Last Tuesday I got carried away on my weekday...

Last Tuesday I got carried away on my weekday evening ride and ended up doing my S. Tampa Picnic Is. to Davis Is. ride for 42 miles. I was back in the Ocala Nat. Forest for the weekend. On Saturday...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,069
Posted By bikecrate

I've been a mostly weekend rider the past couple...

I've been a mostly weekend rider the past couple of years. I started putting on the pounds and decided I needed to add some more rides. I'm trying to dedicate myself to two evening rides after work...
05-20-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,097
Posted By bikecrate

Life Is a Wheel: Memoirs of a Bike-Riding...

Life Is a Wheel: Memoirs of a Bike-Riding Obituarist by Bruce Weber.
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,885
Posted By bikecrate

Paint your drive way with this: ...

Paint your drive way with this:
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05-20-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 727
Posted By bikecrate

I think a % of people will catch the cycling bug...

I think a % of people will catch the cycling bug (see what I did there) from this boom and continue riding. If anything when people return to their cars perhaps they will have a better empathy for...
05-20-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By bikecrate

There is a popular area in my city called...

There is a popular area in my city called Bayshore. It is a balustrade sidewalk bordering the bay that goes on for about 5 miles and links to a new downtown river walk. Essentially it is a MUP and...
05-19-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By bikecrate

I've ridden by a couple of little kid drive by...

I've ridden by a couple of little kid drive by birthday parties.
05-18-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,048
Posted By bikecrate

I watched Snowpiercer on Netflix. The world has...

I watched Snowpiercer on Netflix. The world has froze due to a scientific experiment to correct global warming gone wrong. A train that travels around the world has the last human survivors, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 491
Posted By bikecrate

On Saturday I went out to Thonotossasa for 41...

On Saturday I went out to Thonotossasa for 41 miles. Had one odd thing happen. A car was so intent on passing me he didn't notice the stop sign ahead. He blew through it at high speed. Thankfully...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 491
Posted By bikecrate

I believe many runners and walkers like the...

I believe many runners and walkers like the softer asphalt roads vs. the concrete of the sidewalks. Doesn't make it right that they block the lane. Around here most will move out of the way.
05-16-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,699
Posted By bikecrate

This is one of those sellers who has repeatedly...

This is one of those sellers who has repeatedly list and relisted this bike and the price changes drastically and somewhat illogically each time. I have seen it for $900, $1,400 and now its $1,700. ...
Forum: Foo
05-14-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 29,438
Posted By bikecrate

I love that movie. I'm watching the preceding TV...

I love that movie. I'm watching the preceding TV series on DVD right now.
05-14-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,598
Posted By bikecrate

OP don't do it. I was hit by a wrong way cyclist...

OP don't do it. I was hit by a wrong way cyclist around a blind corner which destroyed my front wheel and chain ring. Also banged up my leg which took a month to heal.
05-14-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By bikecrate

The assumptions are flying thick and fast in this...

The assumptions are flying thick and fast in this thread.

If you value your time and want less stress in your life take the bike back. At minimum you could meet the buyer with bike at the shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By bikecrate

The weather has been pretty nice this past week. ...

The weather has been pretty nice this past week. Tuesday did a extended evening ride around S. Tampa for 32 miles. Thursday did my usual Davis Is. evening ride for 26 miles. Saturday I was back in...
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