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02-02-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 618
Posted By Erzulis Boat

The front shifter.

The front shifter.
02-02-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By Maelochs

Explain, if you would, exactly, step by step...

Explain, if you would, exactly, step by step (like a lab flow chart) what you did please.
02-01-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By Maelochs

LarrySellerz threads are always .... ...

LarrySellerz threads are always .... Interesting.

This part: "The front shifter on my road bike stopped working after the bike sat for a month+ without use and the bike is stuck in the big ring."...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,588
Posted By DougRNS

:foo: ...

:foo:
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01-31-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By mstateglfr

I genuinely cant remember the last time someone...

I genuinely cant remember the last time someone here asked 'Is this site legit?' and it actually was legit.
Forum: Touring
01-30-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By mev

I reverse mine twice so it packs even smaller ;)

I reverse mine twice so it packs even smaller ;)
12-29-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, but I find pretty much all of that wildly...

Sorry, but I find pretty much all of that wildly overstated to the point it is "outrageous" or at least "ridiculous". Your choice of words made this even worse--having an "intimate relationship"...
12-28-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,598
Posted By Polaris OBark

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Forum: Touring
12-28-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By veganbikes

A hardtail makes some sense but full suspension...

A hardtail makes some sense but full suspension just seems like not something I want for bike packing. For mountain biking sure but I really don't want to be schelping a bunch of gear with me. A...
12-28-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 451
Posted By badger1

D__n, you got there first!

D__n, you got there first!
12-28-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 451
Posted By livedarklions

I'm resolving not to get intimate with any of my...

I'm resolving not to get intimate with any of my bikes.
12-28-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By Milton Keynes

Dear Bike Penthouse Forum, I never thought that...

Dear Bike Penthouse Forum, I never thought that this would ever happen to me...
12-28-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By livedarklions

I think I'll get worried when I see someone start...

I think I'll get worried when I see someone start a thread asking if your bike has any nicknames for you.
12-28-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By big john

We have had that. Naming a bike isn't as weird as...

We have had that. Naming a bike isn't as weird as some of what has been suggested here.
12-28-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By livedarklions

Or the Bike Penthouse Forum?

Or the Bike Penthouse Forum?
12-27-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By dedhed

New around here?

New around here?
12-27-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By big john

Probably should have seen a shrink long ago.

Probably should have seen a shrink long ago.
12-27-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By big john

Happens with cars, too. My personal cars were...

Happens with cars, too. My personal cars were mostly manual transmissions and when I drove automatic customer cars at work I would reach for the clutch pedal when coming to a stop.

Cars and...
12-27-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By rsbob

This has to be one of the most bizarre,...

This has to be one of the most bizarre, disturbing threads I have seen in awhile. And there have been a few.
12-27-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By Hermes

Moderation Note: For those bickering back and...

Moderation Note: For those bickering back and forth, please stop. You have made your points and some of the posts are borderline infractions. Thank you in advance for your compliance. We will do...
12-27-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By Milton Keynes

Never on the first date.

Never on the first date.
12-27-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By livedarklions

Can't speak for anyone else, but for me this...

Can't speak for anyone else, but for me this feeling of "newness" lasts about 5 minutes while I snap back into the habits I had on that bike before. It's like riding a bicycle.
12-27-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By badger1

Well, I for one take the question posed in the...

Well, I for one take the question posed in the original post very seriously. In that spirit, and while I've never experienced a desire to "know" my bicycles intimately, I believe that there must...
12-27-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By Bald Paul

You should ride all of them back and forth to...

You should ride all of them back and forth to your appointments with your shrink.
12-27-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,408
Posted By livedarklions

This thread seems to be humblebrag bait. ...

This thread seems to be humblebrag bait.


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12-27-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,598
Posted By kaos joe

Or stick to mountain biking. ...

Or stick to mountain biking.


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12-27-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,598
Posted By kaos joe

Can't decide whether she wants to be stoker or...

Can't decide whether she wants to be stoker or captain.


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Forum: Touring
12-27-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,171
Posted By robow

OK, I'll play along, and this one actually does...

OK, I'll play along, and this one actually does find its way into my head while spinning along

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-6if333Lak
12-26-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By Cramic

Thanks for the great advice all. Will aim to...

Thanks for the great advice all. Will aim to condense it and use it to form some sort of programme.

My aim will just be to finish this ride, but interesting to consider conserving energy on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Lookie here what we have now. Gesture activated...

Lookie here what we have now. Gesture activated crossing signals!!!
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12-26-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By Trakhak

Spending time on the bike is the single most...

Spending time on the bike is the single most important factor in your preparation. While you're doing those preparatory hours on the bike, your bike's gearing can and should be used to enable you to...
12-26-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By terrymorse

I do a version of big gear spinups, except I...

I do a version of big gear spinups, except I force myself to do them in the saddle for as long as possible.

I'll start it at the bottom of a short climb, click up into a much-to-high gear, and try...
12-26-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By Koyote

I agree with this, but feel that the muscular...

I agree with this, but feel that the muscular training/gym work is most useful if you will be climbing some very steep grades. I did substantial gym work (of the sort Terry Morse is describing) for...
12-26-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By veganbikes

wolfchild You are well known around here for less...

wolfchild You are well known around here for less than helpful advice. Yes hill climbing to practice hill climbing is great except when you don't have hills and are trying to train regularly and get...
12-26-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,872
Posted By veganbikes

Just FYI this thread is from 2018, it hasn't been...

Just FYI this thread is from 2018, it hasn't been active since then. For those new posters please find active threads not old threads from the archives we are digging up. Tons of great new threads or...
12-26-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By BTinNYC

Can you access a smart trainer? I find hill work...

Can you access a smart trainer? I find hill work on a smart trainer with Zwift (or similar) to be the best option for me (another flatlander training for a big ride).

Squats, Bulgarian squats, one...
12-26-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By Koyote

Including some actual hill training would be...

Including some actual hill training would be useful, but is not essential. Any training that builds aerobic capacity will help for your event. You can incorporate interval training into your commute...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By Charles Lathe

I don’t know exactly why, because I had a fair...

I don’t know exactly why, because I had a fair bit of cold rain, and snow flurries near the summit of Chief Joseph Pass, but the day I rode from Jackson, Montana to Hamilton, Montana was my favorite...
12-26-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By livedarklions

Stupid either/or advice which demonstrates that...

Stupid either/or advice which demonstrates that you didn't actually read the OP very well. Obviously, more real hill climbing will hope, but why not both?

Given this poster's time budget, riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By Bah Humbug

The cake. ...

The cake.


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12-25-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,598
Posted By Milton Keynes

Warm kitty, soft kitty, Little ball of fur ...

Warm kitty, soft kitty,
Little ball of fur
Happy kitty, sleepy kitty
purr purr purr
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By abshipp

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Called fat AND slow on Christmas!

I mean itís true but still rude :mad:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By bampilot06

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Itís even more beautiful than I could have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Merry Christmas. PAOTD...

Merry Christmas.

PAOTD...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By Mojo31

The sous chef waiting for me to turn my back. ...

The sous chef waiting for me to turn my back.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By genejockey

That sounds like a weird, mixed-metaphor...

That sounds like a weird, mixed-metaphor euphemism for pregnancy.
12-24-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By hazetguy

yes they do. length plus GIRTH. Girth is the...

yes they do. length plus GIRTH.

Girth is the distance around the thickest part of the remaining non-length sides and is measured in inches.
For rectangular packages, Girth would be Height...
Forum: Touring
12-24-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,745
Posted By balto charlie

Seriously!! Must be a joke. Temps:...

Seriously!! Must be a joke.

Temps: Sherbrooke and Bangor = -9C/15F today.
12-23-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,541
Posted By Chuck M

I like frozen custard myself.

I like frozen custard myself.
12-23-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,541
Posted By rsbob

Its the same as the difference between a moronic...

Its the same as the difference between a moronic and idiotic question.
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