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06-23-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By rsbob

Take the day off, rehydrate like crazy and eat...

Take the day off, rehydrate like crazy and eat healthy. Get a good nights sleep. Next time, don’t his it so hard and follow the advice above regarding hydration.
06-23-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By genejockey

Ride at lower intensity for the first 10-20...

Ride at lower intensity for the first 10-20 minutes. There have been many days when starting out, I felt like I'd have to do a slow, gentle ride and/or shorter than planned, but after 20 minutes or...
06-22-22, 01:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,408
Posted By ooga-booga

walking about 50 miles a week on average.

walking about 50 miles a week on average.
06-16-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,223
Posted By DorkDisk

"Get a job" On my way home from...

"Get a job"

On my way home from work
06-16-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,223
Posted By urbanknight

Stupidest thing was a guy in a pick-up telling me...

Stupidest thing was a guy in a pick-up telling me I shouldn't ride during that time of day or in that direction (I was commuting from work) as he almost ran me over because he couldn't see me with...
06-16-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,223
Posted By livedarklions

I've had a few times waiting at traffic lights...

I've had a few times waiting at traffic lights where someone has rolled down their window while looking at me and my first reaction was "uh, oh, here it comes," Then they just want to chat about...
06-16-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,223
Posted By Rolla

When I was a bike commuter, I've had co-workers...

When I was a bike commuter, I've had co-workers tell me, "I almost hit you this morning!" which was their way of saying, "I saw you on your bike."
06-15-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,776
Posted By cxwrench

Where in the pro peloton? Ooooooohhhh...'they're'...

Where in the pro peloton? Ooooooohhhh...'they're' in the pro peloton. Got it.
Forum: Commuting
06-03-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By Litho dbh

I know I'm going to miss my daily ride/commute...

I know I'm going to miss my daily ride/commute after I retire in 5 years. It's a beautiful ride through old established residential neighborhood.
05-28-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 852
Posted By Rolla

I just ask if I can hold their phone or their car...

I just ask if I can hold their phone or their car keys for them while they ride it. No one has ever objected.
Forum: Commuting
05-26-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Pugs2xLove

Unless they paid for your shoes, then I wouldn't...

Unless they paid for your shoes, then I wouldn't sweat it. If the shoes work for you (performance and style wise), they just need to deal and get over it.
Forum: Commuting
05-24-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By ThermionicScott

Picture isn't showing for me. :p

Picture isn't showing for me. :p
Forum: Commuting
05-11-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,232
Posted By DonkeyShow

Change when you get to work. Wash stuff daily...

Change when you get to work. Wash stuff daily when you get home.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By Steve B.

Hand signal that you are moving left, then take...

Hand signal that you are moving left, then take the lane so they dont have room to pass.
Forum: Commuting
04-29-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 80,422
Posted By Allan in T.Dot

I highly recommend RainX for the windshield on...

I highly recommend RainX for the windshield on the car. I put on 3 coats and I make sure I don't use the blue windshield washer fluid otherwise it strips away the RainX real quick. 3 coats will...
04-01-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,543
Posted By datlas

I bought a SS tank from BikesDirect several years...

I bought a SS tank from BikesDirect several years back. I knew what I wanted and it was fine. Buying on the internet makes more sense if you are confident in sizing and assembly/maintenance.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By caloso

No, it just means that I have to turn on my...

No, it just means that I have to turn on my headlight on the way to work instead of the way home. In a week or two, I won't need a headlight at all.
03-29-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,391
Posted By SpedFast

Does suntan oil keep your bikes from rusting in...

Does suntan oil keep your bikes from rusting in the sunlight?
Forum: Commuting
03-25-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By mcours2006

It takes a couple of weeks to get used to the...

It takes a couple of weeks to get used to the 'earlier' wake-up and departure times, but you do get used to it. Because I leave home at 6 am, I find the hardest thing for me is the darkness for the...
12-21-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,751
Posted By exercion

Mine was a three day/two night trip from...

Mine was a three day/two night trip from Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA on the Great Allegheny Passage trail. 150 miles total. The scenery, trail conditions, trail towns and people I met made it a...
12-21-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,751
Posted By The Chemist

Longest ride ever, first ever double metric. An...

Longest ride ever, first ever double metric. An epic ride in every way.

https://www.strava.com/activities/6153831388
12-11-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 265,176
Posted By chaadster

I just put a State Bicycle Co. oil slick colored...

I just put a State Bicycle Co. oil slick colored seatpost on my gravel cruiser, reversing on an earlier decision to avoid it, fearing it would be over-the-top. It still may be, but when I switched...
12-07-21, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By delbiker1

5 G, 2021 done

This past weekend I hit the 5,000 mile mark for the year. Due to problems with my left shoulder, I am shutting it down for the year. I know I have a couple of small, partial tears and a large cyst...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,875
Posted By dedhed

70F and rain and 40F with rain are two different...

70F and rain and 40F with rain are two different animals.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,875
Posted By Bald Paul

Be a LOT more vigilant. Drivers don't expect some...

Be a LOT more vigilant. Drivers don't expect some crazy person out riding a bicycle in the rain, so they look even less for them than they normally do. If you're going to ride sleeveless, make...
08-06-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,500
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, My apologies to anyone that is into...

Yeah,

My apologies to anyone that is into this, but it's always looked like me trying to get to the commode when I'm about to have a blow out.
08-06-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,500
Posted By Iride01

No, I've seen pictures of myself on a bike.

No, I've seen pictures of myself on a bike.
01-04-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,300
Posted By _ForceD_

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

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That’s a painting I did several years ago of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,797,230
Posted By rsbob

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Forum: Commuting
12-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,442
Posted By phughes

Ride your Trek, that's what it is for. You cannot...

Ride your Trek, that's what it is for. You cannot enjoy a bike unless you ride it.
Forum: Commuting
12-19-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,442
Posted By Darth Lefty

I don’t think I would have wanted to afford your...

I don’t think I would have wanted to afford your Trek, but once I had it, I would be loath to give it up for anything.
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,707
Posted By caloso

If I have good lights and appropriate clothing,...

If I have good lights and appropriate clothing, then it wouldn't make any difference. In fact, I'd feel better about 8pm than 5pm: rush hour is over and the sky is totally dark (northern...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,707
Posted By sloppy12

Nope. 8PM is safer than rush hour, around here...

Nope. 8PM is safer than rush hour, around here its dark for both in the winter and I would pick the later time if I had the choice.

I do understand the family time issue though. And I adjust my...
11-13-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,372
Posted By Cyclist0108

If anything, the poor guy who needs the bike to...

If anything, the poor guy who needs the bike to commute to work should get priority.
Forum: Commuting
10-21-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 123,538
Posted By Tundra_Man

I count that as commuting. My reasoning was it...

I count that as commuting. My reasoning was it wasn't my choice that they sent us home, so as long as I ride the equivalent mileage or more before I start work then I've "commuted."

Maybe that...
10-17-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,707
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

when you hear ssssss on your bike but your tires...

when you hear ssssss on your bike but your tires are fine
10-17-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,707
Posted By rsbob

I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?

I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?
10-17-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,707
Posted By Trevtassie

Insert joke about Snakebite Flat...

Insert joke about Snakebite Flat here:.............................................
07-30-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,580
Posted By unterhausen

It's not stalking. RWGPS has a search function...

It's not stalking. RWGPS has a search function that should get you started
Forum: Commuting
07-27-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 123,538
Posted By jsilvia

Been commuting to work since May anywhere from 3...

Been commuting to work since May anywhere from 3 -5 days per week, 21 mile round trip.
07-25-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,874
Posted By cyclist2000

yeah, it is nuts, you should have more

yeah, it is nuts, you should have more
05-21-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By Koyote

As long as the gf's "latest acquisition" isn't a...

As long as the gf's "latest acquisition" isn't a new bf, I guess you have reason to be happy.
05-21-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By Tomm Willians

The gf’s latest acquisition 😎

I can’t keep up with her in the N+1 competition. She received this 1997 Colnago Dream Plus Mapei from Fed Ex last night. It was packed so carefully it could have withstood anything. Today we take it...
05-06-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,906
Posted By catacombs

Anyone got the TL;DR?

Anyone got the TL;DR?
05-05-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,500
Posted By squirtdad

Just be in awe and happy she rides with...

Just be in awe and happy she rides with you......:)
05-04-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 21,836
Posted By ZHVelo

No.

No.
05-04-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 21,836
Posted By cheesesandwich

Get a bone induction headphones

Get a bone induction headphones
04-20-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,644
Posted By BluFalconActual

It's been a really good steed. I know everyone...

It's been a really good steed. I know everyone likes to brag about their bike being awesome but I think Giant really did a good job on this. It is a superb gravel bike. Tons of room for fat tires...
04-20-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,644
Posted By DavidfGR

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

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Forum: Commuting
04-20-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,094
Posted By ups

I don't think active epileptics are allowed to...

I don't think active epileptics are allowed to drive.
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