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12-01-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 35,495
Posted By browngw

My only black bike. "Sir Wayes A. Tonne" ...

My only black bike. "Sir Wayes A. Tonne"

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11-13-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,227
Posted By Alcanbrad

I occasionally ride a tandem solo a few times...

I occasionally ride a tandem solo a few times each year, mostly to pick up my stoker or after dropping her off. I have always found it very stable at speed. The stories above about jack-knifing are...
11-06-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not hard to find closed business here: ...

Not hard to find closed business here:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1296x972/dsc02771_533c8bbe6ff991cdc0ef980a4d85d7eda60a9089.jpg
Inside this closed shoe store:...
11-05-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,654
Posted By squeakyschwinn

I have found that training from my motorcycle...

I have found that training from my motorcycle license has been helpful. Especially the rule of "assume no one sees you".
11-04-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By hazetguy

the twist creates a vortex air flow pattern,...

the twist creates a vortex air flow pattern, decreasing wind resistance (increasing aerodynamic advantage), thereby a significant increase in wattage output is created (when compared to non-twisted...
11-02-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,048
Posted By Maelochs

If the car is doing 88 feet per second, and the...

If the car is doing 88 feet per second, and the rider 22 fps (15 mph) then the closing time is sevens seconds---if the driver does not reduce speed.

However .... how many roads are straight and...
Forum: Texas
10-30-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,165
Posted By the sci guy

Not sure where Weathermen is. Best route to...

Not sure where Weathermen is.
Best route to Citywest Blvd from THP is take the park to the end at BWY8, continue under BW8 past the parking lot, over the bayou and follow the path that leads to the...
10-24-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By mr_bill

Floyd’s near Harvard Square. There is no...

Floyd’s near Harvard Square.

There is no truth to the rumor that if you speak nothing but Latin within this shop you get a free haircut.

https://i.imgur.com/5yIfeFm.jpg

Next mission - Latin....
Forum: Commuting
10-23-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,339
Posted By noglider

I have no interest in telling people what mirror...

I have no interest in telling people what mirror is best for them. I respect handlebar mirrors. I use an eyeglass mirror. The advantage you post is real. Motorists behind me don't know I see them. I...
10-21-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By gios

I forgot my water bottle for my 60 minute ride...

I forgot my water bottle for my 60 minute ride yesterday. Not turning around for that. I've gone without gloves and bare handed it and not turned back. If I forgot my take-a-look mirror on my glasses...
10-19-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,541
Posted By Danhedonia

I am happy to answer; it is not as simple as one...

I am happy to answer; it is not as simple as one may think. First general 'thing' to realize is that here (and I can also speak for WY and MT in the 70's, yes, I'm that ancient), a horse is...
10-15-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some establishments that cater to my wife's and...

Some establishments that cater to my wife's and my hobbies.
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09-13-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By livedarklions

Not sure about the mental state of most noodles; ...

Not sure about the mental state of most noodles;

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Next...
09-07-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Local grocery store, never saw an electric...

Local grocery store, never saw an electric vehicle there, or anywhere else in town outside of one Tesla driving through town....
09-04-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By Thruhiker

Next mission. Farm equipment. extra points...

Next mission.
Farm equipment.
extra points if it's being used at the time of the pic. ...
08-31-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By livedarklions

A rare over the seat shot, Hudson NH: ...

A rare over the seat shot, Hudson NH:
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Next mission: Robin...
08-27-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By livedarklions

Bellzora! ...

Bellzora!
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Next mission: Help Wile E. Coyote serve the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, that's why I've modified my riding style...

Yeah, that's why I've modified my riding style for urban and suburban areas. I don't slow-roll through intersections anymore. I stop, track stand and go if the intersection is clear, or I clearly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,118
Posted By fujidon

I consider myself an avid cyclist. MUP's are not...

I consider myself an avid cyclist. MUP's are not for avid cyclists when they're being avid.
I will ride on MUP's, but I consider them to be primarily for pedestrians. That means I'm down to just...
08-21-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By Thruhiker

If the above photo won I would like the next...

If the above photo won I would like the next mission to be
AN ADVERSITEMENT WITH A BICYCLE FOR A PRODUCT THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH CYCLING.
It can be a poster billboard but not on a tv/or...
08-20-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By merrman

I have been following the game for a while just...

I have been following the game for a while just not participating till now. I figured this would be an easy one. I have several boat launches near by and it wouldn't be to hard to catch someone...
08-20-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By livedarklions

I think you're new to this game, so please excuse...

I think you're new to this game, so please excuse me if I'm telling you something you already know. We have run into the problem before where someone has inadvertently assigned a mission that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,118
Posted By MattTheHat

Or, just be careful. The guy in the video looks...

Or, just be careful. The guy in the video looks like he's going too fast. He/she got lucky.

I was on a short section of MUP this morning getting home from a longer road ride. Had to cross under an...
08-17-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,492
Posted By gios

The three times I've been through the MSF...

The three times I've been through the MSF (Motorcycle Safety Foundation) course has definitely made me a better rider / driver - two and four wheels.
08-09-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By rancurt2

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

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Double door on the second floor.

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08-09-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,956
Posted By GMS

Still amazes me using Barkeepers Friend for rust removal

I let this soak over night in a container of water and a little Barkeeper Friend that has oxalic acid in it.Quick wipe down and it looks pretty good....
08-06-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By DrIsotope

Casinooooooooooo!! ...

Casinooooooooooo!!
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And here we have where dem cranes come from. Much assembly...
08-02-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By subgrade

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Next mission: Mushroom, live - still growing, and the more, the better.
08-01-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Markeologist

Ritchey Palo Alto Road Tandem

My recent Craigslist purchase...1977/78 Ritchey Palo Alto road tandem, something I have been lusting after for decades after seeing the Anchor Steamer as ridden by Joe Breeze and Otis Guy...also read...
07-31-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By livedarklions

Gatehouse Dam, Nashua NH: ...

Gatehouse Dam, Nashua NH:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200731_174721745_0974564a09448e20f31e842e8227f8c33b53c4c1.jpg
Next mission: Single digit speed limit.
07-30-20, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By subgrade

Wanted: a purpose-built cycling/biking facility.

Built in 1786, this building originally had three storeys and housed a prison, an insane asylum and a house of correction. From 1824 to 1918 it served as a governorate prison, from 1920 as a...
07-27-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,566
Posted By livedarklions

Next you'll be telling me pulling up on the...

Next you'll be telling me pulling up on the pedals breaks the fall.


"He ended up a puddle on the tarmac, but his foot placement was perfect the whole way down".
07-25-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By debade

There are two NGOs that provide some bicycle...

There are two NGOs that provide some bicycle training that I am aware. The league of American Bicyclist has a series of basic videos that will provide guidance. These are free. Cycle Savvy is the...
07-23-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By DrIsotope

Stratigraphy, you say? Hwy.38 roadcut, somewhere...

Stratigraphy, you say? Hwy.38 roadcut, somewhere around mile marker 10, San Gorgonio National Forest. (climbed 2,000ft in 15 miles for this one)
...
07-22-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By DrIsotope

I'm anxiously waiting for a new mission, as the...

I'm anxiously waiting for a new mission, as the only local waterfall is about 5,000ft higher than where I'm sitting, and I genuinely don't feel like riding up there right now.

This is compounded...
07-22-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By Hikebikerun

I was worried that most falls would be dry around...

I was worried that most falls would be dry around this time of year.... we still have some nearby that I could reach by bike so I figured it was worth a shot.


Its been 2 days; I would say if...
07-22-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By JanMM

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated....

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated. Removing a quick link is usually much easier with a tool. For me, anyway. A free tool that can help the removal and reattachment process be easier is a...
07-20-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,606
Posted By AlmostTrick

One thing I've learned through my 14 years of VC...

One thing I've learned through my 14 years of VC threads here on BF is that when you compare how the experienced riders here actually ride, there is not a whole lot of difference... No matter if they...
07-20-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,330
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Feel free to report the license to the Close Call...

Feel free to report the license to the Close Call Database: https://www.facebook.com/Close-Call-Database-637576503038069/
07-19-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,304
Posted By ofajen

Looks like Arthur Dent left his bike in the path,...

Looks like Arthur Dent left his bike in the path, so he and Ford could pop off for a cold one before the Vogons arrive.

Otto
07-12-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By DrIsotope

The Greenspot Bridge. Built for rail traffic in...

The Greenspot Bridge. Built for rail traffic in 1912, and used in that capacity until around the 1940s. Converted to a roadway when the rails were removed, used for road traffic until (I think)...
07-11-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By mr_bill

Horrible shot of a stack. (It used to smoke, but...

Horrible shot of a stack. (It used to smoke, but it quit.)

https://i.imgur.com/kcIN54C.jpg

-mr. bill
07-11-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By DrIsotope

Hospital, you say? I call this selection, "a...

Hospital, you say? I call this selection, "a quartet in the increasing ferocity of the July sun."

St. Bernadine's, San Bernardino Community, LLUMC, Redlands Community. Hospitals are like... far...
07-08-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By DrIsotope

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-08-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By subgrade

Botannically berries are a type of fruit, as are,...

Botannically berries are a type of fruit, as are, for example, grain or nuts, among others.

A better analogy would have probably been tomatoes, which are in fact berries and therefore fruits, but...
06-30-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By Hikebikerun

Tart! My girlfriend has been picking all the...

Tart! My girlfriend has been picking all the good ones on her rides lol

I also nearly ran over a rattlesnake about 1/4 mi before this, and almost ran right into a young buck who stood his ground...
06-30-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By Hikebikerun

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Blackberries!

If this counts, I will update with...
06-27-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By livedarklions

You win as far as I'm concerned. I can see your...

You win as far as I'm concerned. I can see your hood on the right side, so you have bike plus butterfly. Everyone ok with it being a video?
06-27-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By mr_bill

Doubt this will count, Monarch flyby: ...

Doubt this will count, Monarch flyby:

https://youtu.be/tlkGSzFftdM

-mr. bill
06-26-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 111,256
Posted By Joe Bikerider

My local roundabout (aka traffic circle). ...

My local roundabout (aka traffic circle).


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