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02-03-23, 05:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 641
Posted By wolfchild

Some of us enjoy riding in the snow and I have...

Some of us enjoy riding in the snow and I have absolutely no interest in any indoor trainers.....I don't consider indoor trainers to be real cycling., there is no bike handling skills involved and no...
02-02-23, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Eds0123

Put the bottle in a gold ole white cotton Sock,...

Put the bottle in a gold ole white cotton Sock, :-) has added advantage of it being another layer of insulation, keeping your beverage Warm or Cold maybe longer? : -)
01-31-23, 08:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,981
Posted By smd4

Your post title asks about “high performance”...

Your post title asks about “high performance” mixtes. Of course, that’s an oxymoron.

Their “style’ is also questionable, but as they say, there’s no accounting for taste.
01-31-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,253
Posted By wolfchild

Anytime there is a discussion on brakes it's...

Anytime there is a discussion on brakes it's almost always the hydro disc fan boys who try to convince everybody that cable actuated brake systems are weak, unreliable, prone to failure, complex to...
01-31-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,253
Posted By cyccommute

No, they aren’t. Use better cables. Use better...

No, they aren’t. Use better cables. Use better housing. As well as never having had brakes freeze, I’ve never had a cable corrode. It’s not just “a matter of time”. It’s a poor mechanic indeed...
01-25-23, 11:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By '02 nrs

over thinking direction change.

go thru the intersection at Right curb side then stop at the perpendicular curb,lift bike 90*,wait for the signal to change then ride.no 2 rights-no blocking traffic-no Uturns.just yield to...
01-24-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By alcjphil

That bar does not fit that stem. I can see...

That bar does not fit that stem. I can see daylight between the bar and stem. That is a dangerous failure possibility
01-23-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By SurferRosa

I consider that "efficient." :thumb:

I consider that "efficient." :thumb:
01-23-23, 09:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By KerryIrons

Nonsense. When you are on the right hand side of...

Nonsense. When you are on the right hand side of a busy road, you simply go onto the right side street and over to the far curb. At that point you can dismount and straighten the bike to make the...
01-22-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By tyrion

Don't know of a word to describe that. Sometimes...

Don't know of a word to describe that. Sometimes I'll take a pedestrian route (e.g. crosswalks) to achieve those tricky left turns.
01-10-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By Jughed

E-bikes = Mopeds.

E-bikes = Mopeds.
01-09-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,662
Posted By FBinNY

Let's try this again from another direction. ...

Let's try this again from another direction.

I suspect that the problem is that you are applying HS physics analysis for elastic collisions to what is a very non-elastic situation, and/or...
01-09-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By SkinGriz

I would think it’s plausible that 2nd gear is...

I would think it’s plausible that 2nd gear is more efficient than a rear derailleur.
01-09-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By tcs

Dr. Chet Kyle and bike drivetrain guru Frank...

Dr. Chet Kyle and bike drivetrain guru Frank Berto tested various gear set-ups for efficiency some years back. They found broken-in and properly lubricated three-speed hubs are astoundingly...
01-03-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,214
Posted By Amitoj

Ok this is not exactly a "bumper to bumper" line...

Ok this is not exactly a "bumper to bumper" line of cars but still I thought of posting it here because it is a miraculous instance of each and every driver overtaking me the right way!! Maybe it is...
12-31-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By retswerb

Speedometers on e-bikes is a great idea. People...

Speedometers on e-bikes is a great idea. People have no idea how fast they're going, no reference points to judge by.
12-31-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,662
Posted By JoeyBike

In my city, if you are following traffic laws you...

In my city, if you are following traffic laws you are definitely NOT riding carefully.
12-31-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,981
Posted By Kontact

"Yessir, we have the high performance mixtes on...

"Yessir, we have the high performance mixtes on aisle six, just past the ultralight beach cruisers."
12-17-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By FBinNY

If you have other levers you can determine this...

If you have other levers you can determine this for yourself. Measure the distance from the lever pivot to the cable anchor, then compare. This is a case of simple geometry ----- The pull is...
12-16-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By P!N20

Of the three options, I vote black.

Of the three options, I vote black.
12-15-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By staehpj1

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder...

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder why 50 year old kids need a forum due to advancing age.
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,570
Posted By elcruxio

Well you're technically correct in the 2x number...

Well you're technically correct in the 2x number but that number ONLY applies during accelerations. During steady speed riding or coasting it doesn't make a difference. And you do get that extra...
12-06-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By soyabean

Ebikes are more prone to underinflation simply...

Ebikes are more prone to underinflation simply because the ebike driver (I didn't say cyclist) never notices a difference.

This is why most vehicle drivers rarely check air pressure. It doesn't...
11-28-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,402
Posted By Rolla

Yeah, the "comfort," "fitness," and "hybrid"...

Yeah, the "comfort," "fitness," and "hybrid" categories seem to have a lot of overlap.
11-27-22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,402
Posted By MarcusT

I bought a "hybrid" in the late 90's and the...

I bought a "hybrid" in the late 90's and the selling point was; it was designed to ride on country lanes and gravel roads. Now, if that is not a gravel bike...
11-27-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,402
Posted By cyccommute

You keep moving the goal posts. Now they have to...

You keep moving the goal posts. Now they have to be tubeless ready. That can be changed if desired. Or you can do tubeless the old school way.

A “gravel bike” is kind of nebulous as well. ...
11-10-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,606
Posted By phughes

The comment was made to illustrate the point that...

The comment was made to illustrate the point that the OP did not specify the type of frame they are looking for, or the intended purpose of said frame. Without that criteria, there is no way anyone...
11-08-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By tkamd73

Two years ago I built up an old Sports Tourer...

Two years ago I built up an old Sports Tourer using modern SA hubs and crankset, very happy with the quality and performance.
Tim

...
11-02-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,412
Posted By rsbob

45* today with mixed sun, clouds and a bit of...

45* today with mixed sun, clouds and a bit of hail and light rain. Had on base layer, long sleeve thermal jersey and a light cycling jacket, knee covers and merino socks and toe covers, ear warmers...
11-02-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,181
Posted By Reflector Guy

I like their videos with Manon Lloyd..... She...

I like their videos with Manon Lloyd..... She always has a fun time and a good attitude no matter what wet or cold bike ride they're embarked on.
10-30-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By indyfabz

From a couple of years ago. The owner does this...

From a couple of years ago. The owner does this every year in time for the huge MS 150 ride that passes by twice. On the second day he has live action.

...
10-29-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By rsbob

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1471/9a5e84fb_0cfc_49f5_abc1_fd653bd2b3c0_a80f88a57a77ab7e27597b38b9946763f00c8e94.jpeg
10-19-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Here's what the hub looks like after the solvent...

Here's what the hub looks like after the solvent cleaning. The axle is left in the shell, it won't come out w/o doing a magnet removal, which I am avoiding. These will air dry for a few days and I'll...
09-30-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,227
Posted By Climb14er

This is a ridiculous comment! 🙄

This is a ridiculous comment! 🙄
09-30-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,227
Posted By Climb14er

Keep on taking the booster after booster! Your...

Keep on taking the booster after booster! Your body will further lose your own body’s natural immunity. 😉
09-29-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,643
Posted By bbbean

I suspect more than 2% of people who are doing...

I suspect more than 2% of people who are doing anything have drugs in their systems.
09-29-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,643
Posted By CliffordK

There are people who have had their driver's...

There are people who have had their driver's license taken away due to driving intoxicated, and turn to riding bicycles.

It would be a lot to expect those people to suddenly become sober.
09-29-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,227
Posted By Climb14er

Got the original Pfizer shots, no boosters, or...

Got the original Pfizer shots, no boosters, or additional shots for me. No more flu shots either! I’m done with all this so called vaccine pharma! Regret getting the initial shots from Pfizer!...
09-29-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,643
Posted By Chuckles1

Idiotic

At least 2% of people have drugs in their system, period. Idiotic statement by researchers desperate to fund their next "research."
09-29-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,643
Posted By kyplaskon

We just had the Dutch Cycling Embassy in Reno and...

We just had the Dutch Cycling Embassy in Reno and they said not to wear a helmet because it gives the impression that cycling is dangerous. Driving is much more dangerous and no one is suggesting...
09-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,643
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The objective/purpose of the study was "The...

The objective/purpose of the study was "The purpose of this study was to analyze the descriptive epidemiology of bicycle-related injuries associated with substances of abuse other than alcohol and to...
09-18-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Well if the owner doesn't know, it's stolen

Well if the owner doesn't know, it's stolen
09-15-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,465
Posted By livedarklions

Funny, Germany has out and out banned blinking...

Funny, Germany has out and out banned blinking lights on bicycles because there's no benefit to them and they can disorient other people. The emergency vehicle thing is totally irrelevant, you are...
09-12-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,465
Posted By GhostRider62

All those front, bright flashing headlights...

All those front, bright flashing headlights blinding me? They suck. And, should be illegal.
09-11-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,246
Posted By LV2TNDM

This simply is not true. Not at all. In fact,...

This simply is not true. Not at all. In fact, your incorrect understanding of the law and vehicle code is a problem. It's YOUR thinking that endangers cyclists. I've had many, many pedestrians...
09-08-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,010
Posted By livedarklions

The whole idea doesn't even seem half-baked. Is...

The whole idea doesn't even seem half-baked. Is quarter-baked a thing?
09-08-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,010
Posted By 10 Wheels

" baring in mind i will be travelling around 100...

" baring in mind i will be travelling around 100 miles per day for 20 days"
Dream World THINKING.
09-02-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By dsbrantjr

Bolts can be cut shorter rather easily. Using a...

Bolts can be cut shorter rather easily. Using a too-short bolt could result in its coming loose and/or stripping the threads; having the bars come off is only funny in the cartoons.
08-31-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 900
Posted By 3d1l

Sorry. my bad, it was Tour Down Under (go to...

Sorry. my bad, it was Tour Down Under (go to minute 7:33 on the video).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-kPcOVub4M&t=453s
08-22-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,730
Posted By curbtender

So it is. Being he was an employed delivery...

So it is. Being he was an employed delivery driver I would think they would pull his app. Much like how this council person will be out of work.You think he was drug tested after this accident?
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