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08-18-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,949
Posted By Koyote

Define "warm weather." I pretty much live in...

Define "warm weather." I pretty much live in merino wool for at least nine months of the year, but when temps get above 70 degrees I wear lycra jerseys almost exclusively. Marketing blather...
07-28-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,652
Posted By caloso

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and...

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and universal healthcare: Americans can’t seem to figure them out even though it’s just normal everywhere else in the world.
07-27-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By mihlbach

I only bring one pair of bibs on tours and...

I only bring one pair of bibs on tours and bikepacking trips that are a week long or less. I generally bring very little cloting of any type, and I avoid redundancy. Unnecessary clothing takes up a...
07-27-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By indyfabz

You need to take a deep breath, open your mind...

You need to take a deep breath, open your mind and read the entire thread, especially posts by the person you quoted. Otherwise, I’ll have to assume you’re too narrow minded to understand varying...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Wildwood

The side effects of all the latest drugs...

The side effects of all the latest drugs advertised is a mile long, often includes Death. :eek:

Americans need to stop taking so many magic pills. Diet changes and increased activity would make a...
07-27-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By GhostRider62

I agree. Long distance self supported racing...

I agree. Long distance self supported racing isn't for the meek.
07-26-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By kahn

Years ago, did Ride Across Washington. It was a...

Years ago, did Ride Across Washington. It was a supported ride and we had shower trailers with about 5 or 6 stalls. I would wear my cycling shorts in as some have suggested and washed them while...
07-24-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By cxwrench

It's been universally accepted...forever...that...

It's been universally accepted...forever...that you don't wear anything under cycling shorts with a chamois. Never.
07-24-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,236
Posted By Tomm Willians

Did the tongue-in-cheek humor of this post go...

Did the tongue-in-cheek humor of this post go over your head ?
07-23-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,236
Posted By Tomm Willians

Dang youngsters get off my lawn !!!

I have a favorite 25 mile route I ride near Sacramento that is my “flying” ride. Nearly complete flat roads in excellent condition that allow me to just tuck down and move. I’m approaching 61 soon so...
07-22-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,732
Posted By Korina

Anyone annoyed by those hubs that sound like an...

Anyone annoyed by those hubs that sound like an entire swarm of angry murder hornets?
07-22-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,732
Posted By Milton Keynes

Both, I'd say. Sure, the screaming was over the...

Both, I'd say. Sure, the screaming was over the top, but I've been on rides when people had bluetooth speakers running, and it was a bit annoying. I didn't stay near them for long. If you must...
07-21-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By Rolla

The bib advantage is an more secure overall fit...

The bib advantage is an more secure overall fit at the waist and abdomen, but I don't find them especially comfortable; I think they're constricting, and they make it harder to take a leak.
07-20-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,723
Posted By urbanknight

Yes, because I can motivate myself to ride a bike.

Yes, because I can motivate myself to ride a bike.
07-20-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,723
Posted By downhillmaster

Are generic and seemingly uninformed questions...

Are generic and seemingly uninformed questions better than specific questions with any measure of details?
:foo:
07-19-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,674
Posted By indyfabz

While I always assumed price point meant...

While I always assumed price point meant approximate price, I absolutely hate colorway.
07-19-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,758
Posted By JohnDThompson

The section on flatulence is particularly...

The section on flatulence is particularly amusing. Who says doctors don't have a sense of humor?

Flatulence, which can cause great psychosocial distress, is unofficially described according to its...
07-19-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,065
Posted By Daniel4

Take it from a Canadian. You've got a long way...

Take it from a Canadian. You've got a long way to go before you resemble the USA. And that's a compliment.
07-19-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By seypat

Too bad those buzzy hubs cancel out the silence.

Too bad those buzzy hubs cancel out the silence.
07-19-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,052
Posted By indyfabz

I rode around Sanibel Island on a breach cruiser....

I rode around Sanibel Island on a breach cruiser.

You should get out more.
07-19-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,052
Posted By MrWasabi

Lol, my beach cruiser is my favorite. I rode it...

Lol, my beach cruiser is my favorite. I rode it around the neighborhood twice yesterday in between some swimming and gardening...few beers mixed in. Just hop on and go for as long as I feel like...
07-19-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,065
Posted By mdarnton

Yeah, pedestrians are low standard, but not as...

Yeah, pedestrians are low standard, but not as bad as the bicyclist I had to follow down the street yesterday who was weaving through moving heavy traffic and running the lights while talking on the...
07-19-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,674
Posted By Lazyass

A few years ago I wanted to buy a custom stem cap...

A few years ago I wanted to buy a custom stem cap with a message that would motivate me to push it when racing my buddies. When I look down I get a burst of energy and drope the hamer on their asses....
07-18-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,065
Posted By Iride01

Yeah we are on the uptick with more COVID cases...

Yeah we are on the uptick with more COVID cases going to the hospitals and bound for respirators. So I fully expect to be back in similar situation.

First time I did get to ride some routes that I...
07-17-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,065
Posted By wolfchild

People are not the problem. The problem is ear...

People are not the problem. The problem is ear buds and all kinds of electronic nonsense that dulls their senses and makes them loose awareness of what's happening around them,
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,100
Posted By Skullo

Myself , I would totally forget about the...

Myself , I would totally forget about the numbers. Get rid of the computer Strava, etc. Just spin the crank.
07-17-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,674
Posted By shelbyfv

then vs than :twitchy:

then vs than :twitchy:
07-17-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,260
Posted By Iride01

It happens. Thankfully not for quite some time....

It happens. Thankfully not for quite some time. Like flats, they tend to happen in groups of three. Then nothing for years.

So you got one more coming.
07-16-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,823
Posted By shelbyfv

If nothing else, through this forum we've been...

If nothing else, through this forum we've been made aware of the looming hazard of water bottles.
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 01:16 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,992
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Bird watching. You get outdoors watch and...

Bird watching. You get outdoors watch and identify birds. Recently in west Texas and had a blast watching birds. Fun got exercise hiking and it didn’t cost anything after buying the bird book lol.
07-15-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,758
Posted By DMC707

could be very exciting

could be very exciting
07-15-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 854
Posted By 50PlusCycling

If you had a girlfriend, you would know how often...

If you had a girlfriend, you would know how often legs have to be shaved.
07-15-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,758
Posted By Barry2

Coffee works

It’d be a shame to lock this thread..
I haven’t laughed this hard all week.

Oh yes, I get up two hours before a long ride and administer two large mugs of strong coffee to be sure the job gets...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,992
Posted By ahsposo

Join an acapella choir.

Join an acapella choir.
07-15-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,758
Posted By DMC707

I like to start the day with a nice, double...

I like to start the day with a nice, double tapered, prizewinner

Extra points if you yell from the latrine - "You sank my battleship ! " for the delight of the wife and kids
07-15-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,758
Posted By Troul

Could a #2 be beneficial for a ride..

Prior to rolling out the door for that planned ride, do you try to pinch the last slices of a loaf before logging those miles?
Do you view it a wasted effort trying to fulfill the last of the...
07-15-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 6,853
Posted By Sy Reene

Yes. It isn't. No

Yes. It isn't. No
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,992
Posted By TiHabanero

Cycling is very inexpensive as a hobby if you...

Cycling is very inexpensive as a hobby if you ride instead of buy. Been riding a long time and never found cycling an expensive hobby at all. Spend maybe 50 dollars a year on consumables.
The big...
07-15-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 6,853
Posted By Koyote

And just when you think it's winding down,...

And just when you think it's winding down, someone sticks another quarter in the machine...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,992
Posted By Altair 4

Bird watching isn't too expensive. Pair of...

Bird watching isn't too expensive. Pair of binocs, couple books or Cornell University's apps, and you're good to go for quite awhile. I recently discovered Cornell's app that identifies bird calls,...
07-15-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,231
Posted By WhyFi

How are we supposed to know when you're being so...

How are we supposed to know when you're being so vague? Stop acting like a schoolboy and let's talk about your genitalia discomfort in detail.
07-15-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 6,853
Posted By pgjackson

No, it won't make you go any faster. No, it...

No, it won't make you go any faster. No, it won't make your legs look nicer (is that a thing guys are really concerned about?) Seems like recreational cyclists who shave their legs just want to...
07-14-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,823
Posted By SurferRosa

run ran ​​​​​​have run It's a grammar...

run
ran
​​​​​​have run

It's a grammar subforum now!
07-14-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By MNHarv

Serendipity

Hello everyone, just a cool little story from the other night:

I don't ride much once it's dark. We live in a community with lots of critters which like to appear out of the darkness and try to...
07-06-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,997
Posted By downtube42

If you're trying for sex appeal, you're in the...

If you're trying for sex appeal, you're in the wrong sport on the wrong place on the internet talking to the wrong people.

If you're not trying for sex appeal, see a doctor.
07-06-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,651
Posted By Paul Barnard

We are all very different. Heart rate, absent...

We are all very different. Heart rate, absent any other data is almost useless. Just go ride. Don't worry about your heart rate, breath rate or any other singular metric. If you are concerned,...
07-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Bald Paul

I just had to do this!

Rode a route on Saturday, about 28 miles, and when I uploaded my ride to Garmin Connect, I noticed there was a segment that basically covered the last 1/2 mile. So, on Monday, I rode it again, and...
06-30-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,888
Posted By pbass

I've luckily never had a run-in with a dog while...

I've luckily never had a run-in with a dog while riding (maybe because I mostly ride off-road), save for one time a nasty little fluffy white yapper tried to bite my ankle at a stop light as it was...
06-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,888
Posted By maddmaxx

A bike handled like a two handed scythe can be an...

A bike handled like a two handed scythe can be an effective defense if all else fails. That should cover most dog threats when they won't stop at first. If after that they are still coming, you are...
06-29-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,888
Posted By Bigbus

I had a large mutt want a piece of me so bad it...

I had a large mutt want a piece of me so bad it jumped a puny 3 foot fence while the owner looked on and simply stood there. I knew immediately by the speed it was approaching and the set of its...
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