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01-07-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,934
Posted By tomato coupe

On chains?

On chains?
12-27-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,662
Posted By FBinNY

People keep trying to compare the USA to some...

People keep trying to compare the USA to some other country. It never works for various reasons. IMO, one of the key differences that works against us is cultural. We're a society obsessed with...
12-05-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By jon c.

It has little to do with bicycles. Drivers in...

It has little to do with bicycles. Drivers in fatal accidents are seldom charged beyond a traffic citation absent extenuating circumstances. It doesn't matter if it's a bicycle or a car on the...
11-19-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,081
Posted By tomato coupe

Of course they do. How will we know if we like...

Of course they do. How will we know if we like someone, if they don't have a label?
11-11-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By Koyote

And some of those newbie trolls are actually...

And some of those newbie trolls are actually seasoned users who've been suspended and are coming back as sock puppets.
11-10-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By BillyD

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we...

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we never, EVER discuss the particulars of a disciplinary action in public. That is private information, even if only by the fact that it is delivered in a...
11-10-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,865
Posted By indyfabz

Not unless it comes with a Dubai call girl.

Not unless it comes with a Dubai call girl.
11-01-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By Broctoon

Here are a few really old guys who still race...

Here are a few really old guys who still race their bikes.

One is somewhere between 80 and 84, and the other is 85 to 89. I don't know their exact ages, but they both took first place in their...
10-31-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By rsbob

Rained pretty good the last couple of days but...

Rained pretty good the last couple of days but had a break today so headed out. Ran into three Road Closed due to flooding signs, so lots of doubling back. Still had a good time enjoying the Fall...
10-31-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By livedarklions

Very similar, I think the 5Ks are just a bit more...

Very similar, I think the 5Ks are just a bit more durable.
10-31-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By rsbob

Had a wonderful ride two days ago combining...

Had a wonderful ride two days ago combining tarmac and gravel, rural and lakes with a very nice temp in the high 50s. The highlight was encountering a bobcat on a rail-trail conversion, which ran...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,415
Posted By jaxgtr

Absolutely no chance of any hills, only flat....

Absolutely no chance of any hills, only flat. Which is why I was looking at a larger tooth count up front, which would pretty much be what I have on my domane, sans the small ring and front mech. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,415
Posted By GhostRider62

46T and 13-15 at 80 rpm is 19-22 mph. Bringing...

46T and 13-15 at 80 rpm is 19-22 mph. Bringing the chainring down to 40T reduces those by about 3 mph. Pretty difficult for anyone to answer. You really have no hills, a 10-28 SRAM 12 speed and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,635
Posted By Koyote

Fine with me and with the folks with whom I ride,...

Fine with me and with the folks with whom I ride, as long as you can handle yourself in a paceline and maintain the pace.



No. If you do that each time, then you never go up front to take a...
10-23-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By rsbob

Now that Fall has sprung and the temps are in the...

Now that Fall has sprung and the temps are in the 50s and the rain is back, we have a one day reprieve, so hit the local roads on my vintage Bianchi. Some of the Fall lighting on the mountains was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,635
Posted By cxwrench

Why ask here? You should have asked on the road....

Why ask here? You should have asked on the road. It's always good to communicate. If you're not sure, ask. If you're riding with a group, don't hammer them into the ground. Ask what kind of pace they...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,635
Posted By datlas

Common courtesy says you should ask if ok to join...

Common courtesy says you should ask if ok to join the group. If you are a steady rider they will likely say ok 9 times out of 10. Assuming ok, take your pulls and don’t make gaps.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,635
Posted By Iride01

Teams? was this a competition or just a local...

Teams? was this a competition or just a local organized ride?

The teams were probably just members of some cycling club. And if this wasn't a race, then it's perfectly okay to join in if you think...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,415
Posted By jaxgtr

Thanks. Yea I am not too worried about the KOM...

Thanks. Yea I am not too worried about the KOM or Strava segments, could care less about any of that. I just like riding my bikes, and try to keep my almost 60 year old body in somewhat decent...
10-20-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By indyfabz

We need more happy. Frosty Irish Valley near...

We need more happy.

Frosty Irish Valley near Paxinos, PA during last month's trip.
...
10-18-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By stlutz

I'm of course doing that. Just looking for some...

I'm of course doing that. Just looking for some independent verification since I can't physically check for myself.
10-18-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,873
Posted By Maelochs

All my favorite biking roads have no lane .... ...

All my favorite biking roads have no lane .... just a fog line, sometimes not even an inch of pavement to the right of it .... but they are the best roads of riding when there aren't cars. So many...
10-17-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By msu2001la

Wow, I'm not normally one to opine on bike...

Wow, I'm not normally one to opine on bike aesthetics, but I'm definitely glad to hear that the OP went with the Seven.
10-16-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,224
Posted By urbanknight

So true. Still could use some chamois butter on...

So true. Still could use some chamois butter on the nips for those shoulder straps, though.
10-13-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,673
Posted By tomato coupe

Finally, something to brake the piece. It's...

Finally, something to brake the piece. It's "by", not "buy."
10-12-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By rsbob

I am happiest when my speedometer hits 40 MPH on...

I am happiest when my speedometer hits 40 MPH on downhills (happiness fades at 45+) and when I take fastest segment times for my age group on Strava. I also dig nature and how the bike takes me to...
10-11-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By indyfabz

Later during that 2017 trip I set up camp at...

Later during that 2017 trip I set up camp at Sprague Creek in Glacier National Park and took a day ride up the west slope of Going to the Sun Road to Logan Pass and back down to camp. Unfortunately,...
10-11-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By venturi95

Sorry, but I'm not much of a photographer. The...

Sorry, but I'm not much of a photographer. The cloud and the snow were a brilliant white that no camera can capture.
...
10-09-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By venturi95

The highlight of my summer was riding up to the...

The highlight of my summer was riding up to the east side of Mt. Hood and exploring the borders of Badger Creek Wilderness. I drank cold, fresh, artesian spring water that was gently flowing right...
10-08-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By OldTryGuy

The FULL MOON is 4:54PM tomorrow 10/9/2022. Wife,...

The FULL MOON is 4:54PM tomorrow 10/9/2022. Wife, 82yo neighbor lady and I will be leaving the evacuation house we have been staying at since IAN went past our house in SW FL last Tuesday AND heading...
10-08-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By IcySwan1

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Lutak Inlet, Tahini Point, Upper Lynn Canal, Alaska...
10-07-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By indyfabz

Sounds like you did the Wildlife Loop. I rode to...

Sounds like you did the Wildlife Loop. I rode to Custer from Hot Springs, stopping at Wind Cave to take the long tour of the caves. I then continued on to SD 87 through much of the state park...
10-07-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By Milton Keynes

Last summer when we camped near Custer, we went...

Last summer when we camped near Custer, we went to Custer State Park to see buffalo & other wildlife. We drove around for half an hour or so looking at trees and fields, never seeing anything. ...
10-06-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By indyfabz

Only free range cattle on that road. ...

Only free range cattle on that road.


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Go to Wind Cave National Park...
10-06-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By Shadco

THT much? Cheers Shad .

THT much?

Cheers

Shad

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10-06-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By Milton Keynes

Since this is a happy thread I thought I'd share...

Since this is a happy thread I thought I'd share a heartwarming story. A few months ago, one of my customers brought in her ~3 YO son's Thomas the Train bike to have the tires fixed. The tubes were...
10-06-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By indyfabz

That is what riding in North Dakota is like. ...

That is what riding in North Dakota is like.

And there was this from a tour in Montana that I rolled back in 2016. Not one man-made sound could be heard. Only the sound of the wind rustling the...
10-06-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By jgwilliams

Great pictures and some amazing country side....

Great pictures and some amazing country side. Here's one of my air-conditioned cockpits. I guess this is what Pharrell Williams meant in 'Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof'.

...
10-05-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,412
Posted By delbiker1

Nice pictures from your rides. I believe that is...

Nice pictures from your rides. I believe that is a Beacon handlebar on your bike. I now have one on two bikes and just love the set up. I am heading to Tennessee and Kentucky sometime in the next few...
10-03-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,363
Posted By mkeller234

First off… I have not read through the 4 pages of...

First off… I have not read through the 4 pages of replies.

I have one major observation, from 15 years or so of commuting:

I have never before smelled so much marijuana smoke in all my previous...
09-22-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By bikehoco

Funny. Most people make an appointment with...

Funny.

Most people make an appointment with a doctor AND talk to others to see if they’ve had similar experiences.
09-20-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,214
Posted By Maelochs

This is one of those debates where everyone is...

This is one of those debates where everyone is trying to play devil's advocate and no one is really ...


Forget it. This one can die like the "help up the hills" thread .....

I am sure that...
09-19-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 804
Posted By badger1

Very extensive. But that is not out of the...

Very extensive. But that is not out of the ordinary here on teh Biek Forms. This board ('General Cycling') has been riddled with such nonsense as of late -- and it continues.
09-11-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,465
Posted By BobbyG

As a 30-year bike commuter I spend half the year...

As a 30-year bike commuter I spend half the year riding home in the dark. Over the years I have worked up a lighting strategy, and what seems like the most successful was adding a bright (but not...
09-04-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,962
Posted By Fahrenheit531

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

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08-31-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,722
Posted By urbanknight

I don't think that's enough. A cyclist going 30...

I don't think that's enough. A cyclist going 30 mph (a reasonable speed on a modest descent) would pass those two car lengths in a little more than 1 second... not enough time for the driver to...
08-26-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,580
Posted By Maelochs

Wives?

Wives?
08-22-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,623
Posted By Koyote

A couple months ago, driving home at night...

A couple months ago, driving home at night through our small city, I saw a man physically assaulting a woman on a dark sidewalk. I told my wife to stop the car and call 911, and then got out and...
07-21-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,124
Posted By indyfabz

Pretty soon someone will inform us that your...

Pretty soon someone will inform us that your flatulence is the result of staring at your front wheel because you’re riding a DF bike.
07-20-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,258
Posted By livedarklions

I was getting all geared up for an argument until...

I was getting all geared up for an argument until I figured out the double negative.

Me too, some of those routes are completely fantastic.
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