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01-15-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,357
Posted By Koyote

"Anecdotal observation" does not equal...

"Anecdotal observation" does not equal "fact."
01-15-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,357
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe where you live. Not where I live. Got...

Maybe where you live. Not where I live.

Got any credible source to support your ďseemsĒ? 🧦
01-15-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,357
Posted By shelbyfv

:50:

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,486
Posted By tomato coupe

Damn, I had a feeling Heather was cheatin' on me.

Damn, I had a feeling Heather was cheatin' on me.
01-08-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,935
Posted By phughes

Zombie thread resurrected by a newbie who posted...

Zombie thread resurrected by a newbie who posted a very odd comment. I don't even know what the comment is supposed to refer to, or mean.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,864
Posted By Mojo31

The EEOC issues a right to sue letter in...

The EEOC issues a right to sue letter in virtually all cases. It means they did not find enough for the government to act on it, but if the claimant wants to sue they can. Nothing should be taken...
12-26-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,524
Posted By HD3andMe

This thread is funny, because it's so odd. ...

This thread is funny, because it's so odd.

You going on and on about something as mundane as taking your foot off a pedal, that is.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,864
Posted By tomato coupe

Alleged discrimination lawsuits are a...

Alleged discrimination lawsuits are a dime-a-dozen. Some are valid, some are not. What's the point of this thread?
12-26-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By Retro Grouch

How thin can you slice the baloney? How many...

How thin can you slice the baloney?

How many different road component groups is Shimano making today? They all work okay, the more expensive ones are just a little bit nicer an all ways.....
12-25-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,524
Posted By wolfchild

Arguing and debating about such a trivial...

Arguing and debating about such a trivial irrelevant thing is a great way to end an old year...Seriously it doesn't matter, there is no right or wrong here.
12-20-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,461
Posted By phughes

And the number one way to get rid of drafters:...

And the number one way to get rid of drafters: Move to Canada.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,580
Posted By tomato coupe

You just flunked Economics 201.

You just flunked Economics 201.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,580
Posted By WhyFi

It's good to see that you've moved goalposts...

It's good to see that you've moved goalposts since it was shown that you were wrong on your prior "point."
12-18-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,461
Posted By mr_pedro

One thing is for sure, your emotional response is...

One thing is for sure, your emotional response is not letting you think clearly.
My comment did not contain a value judgement.
12-16-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,461
Posted By jadocs

You say he was considerably slower....you passed...

You say he was considerably slower....you passed him....then decide to pull over on the side of the road....waited for a considerable amount of time (a few minutes) to let him pass.....why? None of...
12-14-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,461
Posted By aplcr0331

I'll take, "things that never happened" for $600...

I'll take, "things that never happened" for $600 Alex.
...
12-14-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,461
Posted By burnthesheep

Easy, math. Given their forward progress if you...

Easy, math. Given their forward progress if you simply u-turn for a couple minutes and then u-turn again.......they're a mile away.

Done. This has been on this forum a lot. No need to even...
12-14-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,461
Posted By Koyote

Turn around and tell the person, "Please don't...

Turn around and tell the person, "Please don't draft me. Back off."

What next? Will you need help tying your shoes?
12-14-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,461
Posted By Reflector Guy

He started out considerably slower than you, but...

He started out considerably slower than you, but he gained so much from the hole you punched through the wind, that he suddenly became able to keep pace with you?

That's some serious drafting!
12-12-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By praise dakinis

Ok! Very strong responses here, point taken. Iíve...

Ok! Very strong responses here, point taken. Iíve seen other threads where people speak about drilling routing holes in bars for these purposes, but they must not be aluminum bars (steel I guess?)....
12-12-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By Paul Barnard

I like to drag my shoe on my tire to slow down. ...

I like to drag my shoe on my tire to slow down. That eliminates the mechanical complexities of brakes, the weight and the expense. Maybe we should start a thread on which shoes our learned riders...
12-02-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,762
Posted By HD3andMe

Cool. Who decides who is part of your "we"...

Cool.

Who decides who is part of your "we" club? (not that I'm interested in joining a club full of fragile folks)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,539
Posted By asgelle

How will we survive?

How will we survive?
11-29-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,899
Posted By RiceAWay

I am presently 76 and have had just about every...

I am presently 76 and have had just about every good bike that was made at one time or another. Older steel bikes are as good as anything on the road if you are a sports rider. Also 8 or 9 speed...
11-29-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,899
Posted By Chuckles1

1981 Raleigh Super Grand Prix. Sorry, no pics....

1981 Raleigh Super Grand Prix. Sorry, no pics. It's on a magnetic trainer downstairs in an exercise room too small to get far enough back for a picture. Two x Six speed non- indexed shifting. Nothing...
11-29-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,086
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I'm happy to put in a plug for Black Mountain...

I'm happy to put in a plug for Black Mountain Cycles. Something like the Road+ would seem to fit the OP's needs. Frames are well thought out, quality is good, and Mike Varley is easy to work with.
I...
11-27-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,086
Posted By veganbikes

The OP scoffed at someone suggesting some a...

The OP scoffed at someone suggesting some a little more expensive when he said expensive is fine.

Deschutes is not a brand, Co-Motion is the brand and if you are calling them "fluffy" you must be...
11-26-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,086
Posted By Pop N Wood

LOL, you need to be careful on this site. ...

LOL, you need to be careful on this site.

And just like the word "expensive", even relaxed comfort bikes are not overly upright. To get a bike more upright consider a riser stem and/or a wrap back...
11-25-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,086
Posted By ImTheDecider

Well, when I said expensive I meant like a few...

Well, when I said expensive I meant like a few thousand, not like $9,000. At the end of the day, Iím just cruising around with my family or to the donut shop, or doing 10-15 mile exercise rides.
11-23-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,235
Posted By tomato coupe

Here we go again ... the total newbie telling...

Here we go again ... the total newbie telling everyone else how cycling works. Give it a rest, please.
11-23-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,235
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Timely review, only 30 years late. what...

Timely review, only 30 years late.

what other 1980 technology is not so great these days? I heard the Commodore 64 has problems with 4k displays. A review should be done.
11-22-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,880
Posted By 70sSanO

This thread has nothing to do with pedals. As...

This thread has nothing to do with pedals. As others have noted it has to do with balance.

Pretty simple exercise for everyone. Unclip, pull off, or just otherwise remove your foot off your normal...
11-21-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,762
Posted By boilermaker1

The dictionary says one who rides a cycle is a...

The dictionary says one who rides a cycle is a cyclist. And that's that.
11-21-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,762
Posted By Reynolds

Truly Serious Cyclists know their bodies so well...

Truly Serious Cyclists know their bodies so well that they train by perceveid exertion.
11-21-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,762
Posted By CargoDane

Nah, those people aren't "serious cyclists"....

Nah, those people aren't "serious cyclists". They're "serious trainers" who need "serious equipment" to show themselves and their fellow exercisers how "serious" they train. And nothing can get in...
11-21-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,762
Posted By wolfchild

The subject of what makes a person a cyclist has...

The subject of what makes a person a cyclist has been beaten to death, then resurrected and beaten to death again, then resurrected again and beaten to death all over again..............
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By tds101

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x877/20201107_170109_hdr_bac100d29814137021f72f8eaece39dd5a6db951.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By joesch

Depends as ebay makes prices global but regional...

Depends as ebay makes prices global but regional buyers value bikes differently and maybe able take advantage of buying via Craigs List, etc and avoid shipping. I really dont consult BBB as a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By Columnshift

To install the hitch Iím told required to remove...

To install the hitch Iím told required to remove entire bumper

I can look at non Subaru
w 1 inch receiver I think
thats all thatís necessary
Iíll check
this is why I came to this forum

also...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By Columnshift

You may be right hitch install about $800 ...

You may be right
hitch install about $800
biggest issue bike shops 2 hours away that have any to test drive
ill try one thatís why looking for low cost or free returns
my friend had one In...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By fishboat

BBB is reliably low on most bikes, relative to...

BBB is reliably low on most bikes, relative to their actual asking/selling price. My ongoing hope with any bike I'm interested in is that the owner is using BBB as their pricing guide. There's a...
11-19-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,312
Posted By wolfchild

Even if I won a lottery I wouldn't buy any of the...

Even if I won a lottery I wouldn't buy any of the items you listed.
11-19-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By DeadGrandpa

I heard on the Path Less Pedaled youtube channel...

I heard on the Path Less Pedaled youtube channel that you can get a set of carbon wheels for about $400, from a company called Hunt. You may like that upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,265
Posted By msu2001la

I would agree, but I'm not sure if expecting bike...

I would agree, but I'm not sure if expecting bike stores to operate like car dealerships is a fair assumption.

A better analogy here might be something more retail focused. If you buy a brand new...
11-16-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,938
Posted By Mulberry20

Good engineering dictates the best material for...

Good engineering dictates the best material for each part not the same material for each part.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,265
Posted By Iride01

Does your new car warranty pay for oil changes...

Does your new car warranty pay for oil changes and all the other service that needs to be done to it?

I can't say what the noise was that you want me to sympathize with you against the big bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,100
Posted By delbiker1

2020 ytd

I got in a 40 mile ride today. That put me over the 7000 mark YTD (7020). The most I had done before was 6000 in 2017. This is also the 6th year, maybe 7, in a row of surpassing 4000 miles, after...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By tds101

These bikes seem to be selling out decently...

These bikes seem to be selling out decently quick. And the price was, I believe on sale, $749. The last I saw it's back up to $799 and up. It's a really solid, easy to maintain bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By tds101

Congratulations!!! :beer: These bikes are a total...

Congratulations!!! :beer: These bikes are a total winner. The solidness of the frame is surprising. I can't wait to hear what you think of it.

PS: pictures are definitely welcome.
11-13-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,927
Posted By BillyD

I don't think most recreational cyclists worry...

I don't think most recreational cyclists worry about getting "faster", the journey is the reward, that plus reaching where they set out to reach.

Also, you can cycle hard enough to get/stay fit...
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