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04-14-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 318
Posted By Sojodave

I rode a 75 mile ride and I had a sore knee and...

I rode a 75 mile ride and I had a sore knee and my shoulders were killing me. I went to the owners of all knowledge in the universe, strangers on Bikeforums to solve the problem. Everyone said bike...
04-13-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 164,104
Posted By NoWhammies

75k, of which 20k or so consisted of interval...

75k, of which 20k or so consisted of interval training. Good times.
04-13-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25,812
Views: 2,610,061
Posted By jppe

Rode the 92 miles back to Smyrna after spending...

Rode the 92 miles back to Smyrna after spending the night in Jacksonville, AL. Another gorgeous day.

...
04-12-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,421
Posted By tomato coupe

You don't want to hurt their feelings? The whole...

You don't want to hurt their feelings? The whole point of cycling is to crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women.
04-12-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,421
Posted By Charliekeet

100% ...

100%

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04-12-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 571,630
Posted By big john

Did a bit of climbing Saturday. 7 of us went from...

Did a bit of climbing Saturday. 7 of us went from 3k elevation up to 8k on mostly closed roads. I'm the oldest one, again, on the right....
04-12-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,421
Posted By caloso

You are kind for being so considerate of others'...

You are kind for being so considerate of others' feelings.
04-12-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 571,630
Posted By fooferdoggie

cathedral park north portland. ...

cathedral park north portland.

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04-10-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 164,104
Posted By Troul

95 miles o.d.

95 miles o.d.
04-08-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,617
Posted By Kapusta

Windy days I ride the MTB in the woods.

Windy days I ride the MTB in the woods.
04-07-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

I have people offer me money after I fixed their...

I have people offer me money after I fixed their flat. I decline and tell them "go buy a pump and patch kit, so you can help the next guy"

Barry
04-07-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By dmanthree

I've never been "saved" by a GS, but I've played...

I've never been "saved" by a GS, but I've played the part a couple of times. Last time was when I was shooting some surfing along the NH (USA) coast, and a guy was walking his bike down Rt 1a. I...
04-05-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,159
Posted By guachi

Jersey pocket with screen facing out so my sweat...

Jersey pocket with screen facing out so my sweat doesn't turn the screen on. Kept in a plastic bag if rain is a possibility.
04-04-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,013
Posted By Troul

staying up late is often allowed in modern...

staying up late is often allowed in modern families.
04-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By phughes

Were the shorts made by Nike?

Were the shorts made by Nike?
03-31-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,532
Posted By Hiro11

What a fantastic idea for a thread.

What a fantastic idea for a thread.
03-31-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,532
Posted By seypat

Two trains leave the station 20 minutes apart....

Two trains leave the station 20 minutes apart. One is traveling 20mph and the other...............................
03-30-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,013
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I once had a racer dude doing a 60 miler. I was...

I once had a racer dude doing a 60 miler. I was doing 100. I was surprised as I rolled by, he asked if he could sit on my wheel because it was windy and he was suffering. I don't mind if someone...
03-29-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,464
Posted By m2244

Well, when 80% (anecdotal statistic) of the...

Well, when 80% (anecdotal statistic) of the discussions I've ever had regarding cyclists being put in danger/crowded/frightened have involved a person in a large truck and often with some sort of...
03-29-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,048
Posted By yamsyamsyams

Any exercise combined with the right diet can...

Any exercise combined with the right diet can help you lose weight. Question is how much exercise and what type of diet. There are plenty of internet articles on this.
03-29-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,048
Posted By HTupolev

What is she doing besides riding? Typically if...

What is she doing besides riding? Typically if somebody wants to lose weight, eating patterns and/or diet need to be at the core of the strategy. This is because, if someone let's their body regulate...
03-28-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,464
Posted By Daniel4

Your urge to retaliate is common but don't do it....

Your urge to retaliate is common but don't do it. It only emboldens bad drivers with an excuse that it was the cyclist's fault.

This is the kind of thing that convinced me to get a camera. Now I...
03-28-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,464
Posted By cb400bill

No gun talk on Bike Forums.

No gun talk on Bike Forums.
03-28-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,464
Posted By _ForceD_

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the...

In a bicycle-motor vehicle confrontation...the motor vehicle is going to win. And the operator of the bicycle is also at the mercy of the motor vehicle, and its operator. The chance of having a...
03-27-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,070
Posted By alo

Running is only realistic for thin people. It is...

Running is only realistic for thin people. It is too difficult for fat people.

As we get older, I am concerned about injuries. Cycling is low impact, so less likely to cause injuries to knees and...
03-26-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 863
Posted By veganbikes

If you are losing a pedal you have not tightened...

If you are losing a pedal you have not tightened them properly more than likely. I haven't had a pedal come loose ever on any bike. Once had a crank arm that started going loose but I went home...
03-25-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,653
Posted By trailangel

Good thing you were inside with beer handy for...

Good thing you were inside with beer handy for the post crash talk. Any pics of the crash site?
03-24-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By freeranger

Think if that had happened to me, it might have...

Think if that had happened to me, it might have created another "muddy patch"! Glad you handled it and are safe!
03-24-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,730
Posted By MRT2

Those look like great bikes, and spread out over...

Those look like great bikes, and spread out over time, a good value. The problem is for a lot of lower income folks, it is just too much money. Not too much if this is your only transportation for...
03-24-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,730
Posted By Phil_gretz

The problem is the profit motive. Capital should...

The problem is the profit motive. Capital should seek the highest return that it can with reasonably risk. Where are the margins that would justify selling at that price point with U.S. labor to...
03-24-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,730
Posted By UniChris

The Need for Basic Bikes

Streetsblog surprised me today by having an article which highlights a real issue without bending it all out of shape: How the ‘Budget-Bike Trap’ Creates Inequality...
03-22-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 164,104
Posted By ooga-booga

40-spot.

40-spot.
03-22-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,208
Posted By dhender02

You described more accurately my concern, it's...

You described more accurately my concern, it's more nervous than paranoid...
03-21-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 773
Posted By HTupolev

A backwards tire chevron produces a huge amount...

A backwards tire chevron produces a huge amount of aesthetic drag.
03-19-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,769
Posted By CoogansBluff

Additionally, why is it assumed that listening to...

Additionally, why is it assumed that listening to music makes someone deaf to everything else? I frequently listen to music on solo rides, and I'm never surprised when a car passes me. I still hear...
03-19-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,901
Posted By Pratt

From a parenting point of view, perhaps you could...

From a parenting point of view, perhaps you could discuss all the pros and cons, without the goal of reaching a predetermined 'solution.' Listen to her point of view, let her lay out the problems...
03-18-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,901
Posted By GlennR

Unless she needs to cross a side road. When...

Unless she needs to cross a side road.

When a driver is on the side road and wants to make a right, they look left and when clear they go. If she tries to cross the street she'll get hit.

I've...
03-18-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,040
Posted By chaadster

Haha! Donít get me wrong: a good backpack, when...

Haha! Donít get me wrong: a good backpack, when itís the right tool for the job, is sweet, so I can totally dig having several. And, I was bring hyperbolic in my disparagement of backpacks; I mean,...
03-16-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,586
Posted By Troul

Waxing is the only wtg for the real psycyclist.

Waxing is the only wtg for the real psycyclist.
03-15-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,769
Posted By Riveting

A single Bluetooth ear bud in the curb side ear,...

A single Bluetooth ear bud in the curb side ear, on 100% of my solo rides and commutes: podcasts, talk radio, music, Howard Stern. But nothing if on a group ride.
03-15-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 961
Posted By chaadster

I get cramping sometimes, and I associate it with...

I get cramping sometimes, and I associate it with overuse, i.e. riding too hard and long for my fitness level.
03-09-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,606
Posted By 70sSanO

I find a 3 piece suit to be more pretentious than...

I find a 3 piece suit to be more pretentious than your 2 choices.

John
03-09-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,606
Posted By surak

I'm going to write something crazy, especially...

I'm going to write something crazy, especially for Bike Forums: there's no reason to pit different types of riding behavior or riding that doesn't harm anybody against one another.
03-09-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,377
Posted By pdlamb

Reminds me of Miss Congeniality, what's the...

Reminds me of Miss Congeniality, what's the perfect date?

65 F is just about perfect, no need for warmers or jacket, but not too hot to make sweating and hydration an issue. With an 8 mph...
03-08-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,022
Posted By DocJames

**warning stay away**

I regret having wasted precious time on this worthless thread. It's wholly devoid of meaningful or enlightening discussion. Hopefully others won't make the mistake I did and simply scroll on by.
03-07-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 791
Posted By Troul

those that drive to the store by themselves to...

those that drive to the store by themselves to get food for their selfish self, are they too introverts but don't realize it?
03-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bob S

Heart Rate Monitor Ė Better Believe it

Several months ago my Garmin Heart Rate Monitor, HRM, started reporting Max and Avg heart rates over 150. I am in my mid 70s and ride 30 Ė 40 miles several times a week, previously my resting heart...
03-02-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,022
Posted By sloppy12

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next...

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next stop was ten miles from that bush. It was a now or never moment. I picked it up in one of them doggie bags and tied it to tree branch like everyone...
03-01-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,339
Posted By skenry

My price would be 5 million and I'd never look...

My price would be 5 million and I'd never look back.
03-01-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,598
Posted By gtd

To the OP: When I was slightly younger...

To the OP:


When I was slightly younger than you in about 1980, I was in college and had a minimum wage part-time job at an auto parts store in-between my apartment and the school. During high...
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