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01-26-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,959
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if they take a tip from Elon Musk, they...

.
...if they take a tip from Elon Musk, they can turn it into a cash cow by selling KOM's, the way Twitter is selling verified accounts.
01-26-23, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By himespau

I'd tend to trust the device that was actually...

I'd tend to trust the device that was actually there rather than the software that calculated speed based on GPS positioning estimated elevation (to account for distance changes that don't happen in...
01-25-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Trsnrtr

Reminds me of Segal’s Law, “A man with a watch...

Reminds me of Segal’s Law, “A man with a watch (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watch) knows what time (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time) it is. A man with two watches is never sure.” I’ve found...
Forum: Touring
01-22-23, 05:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By Thulsadoom

Until you've been everywhere, why tour anywhere...

Until you've been everywhere, why tour anywhere more than once?
01-13-23, 07:56 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,296
Posted By bblair

A guy driving in front of me last week was in a...

A guy driving in front of me last week was in a Bentley SUV. Over $300,000! (I looked it up!)

No way is a car worth that, but I can now justify that Specialized or Trek for only $14,000.

Using...
01-10-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By shelbyfv

My thots in easy to understand pictures...

My thots in easy to understand pictures :deadhorse2: :troll:
01-09-23, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,178
Posted By Darth Lefty

beg to differ ...

beg to differ


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1fa5f0fb_a4a4_4266_889e_5fdcc1eaf213_fd972908e93bd9d636218578cda36f30d3cfecd9.jpeg
01-06-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,591
Posted By MarcusT

Agreed, but those who posted they carry a C/C and...

Agreed, but those who posted they carry a C/C and nothing else, I suspect they are in well populated areas.
Or have a very accommodating spouse/parent ;)
01-06-23, 04:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 781
Posted By delbiker1

I believe one wants enough width to cover the...

I believe one wants enough width to cover the channel, but not the sides. Taking up that space with tape can surely affect the mounting of tires.
Forum: Touring
01-04-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By Yan

Plastic bag inside the shoe, outside your sock. ...

Plastic bag inside the shoe, outside your sock.

I used to use booties but they where a pain in the ass and inevitably fall apart.
01-02-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By Polaris OBark

Upgrade the brakes only if you feel they are...

Upgrade the brakes only if you feel they are putting you at risk.

A tire upgrade is probably your best bang for the buck. This can be done when you wear the the current ones out.

Pedals,...
12-29-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 785
Posted By DiabloScott

On a related note, I once had a scan of some sort...

On a related note, I once had a scan of some sort and the technician said to me: "I am not a doctor and I cannot diagnose you. But that's appendicitis."
12-29-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,430
Posted By Eric F

People with a tremendous volume of high-level...

People with a tremendous volume of high-level experience warning you to not do something that potentially increases your chance of being injured is about as helpful as it gets.

If you only want...
12-27-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,425
Posted By Camilo

Put some strategically placed blobs of Shoe Goo...

Put some strategically placed blobs of Shoe Goo on the treads to increase traction. Maybe rough up the spots you plan to put it on with some coarse-ish sandpaper to increase adherence.

This is the...
12-22-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,297
Posted By indyfabz

Any of the players fall to the ground and writhe...

Any of the players fall to the ground and writhe in pain for a few minutes then hop up like nothing happened?
12-13-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,354
Posted By genejockey

Uh, dude? PV still = nRT, last time I looked....

Uh, dude? PV still = nRT, last time I looked. So, yes, actually denser air does have a higher concentration of oxygen. Not a higher percentage, but more oxygen molecules per unit volume.
12-13-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,206
Posted By Ogsarg

Shoe fit is about more than measurements. Shoes...

Shoe fit is about more than measurements. Shoes are made on a last, or mold, that determines the shape of the shoe and there are different lasts for the same size, which is partly why you can wear...
12-13-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,206
Posted By Rolla

IMO, you just have to buy shoes on either side of...

IMO, you just have to buy shoes on either side of your size and return those that don't fit. Some online retailers (like Zappos) allow for free returns.

I've had better luck using "European"...
12-06-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,227
Posted By canklecat

mRNA vaccine research isn't new. It's been around...

mRNA vaccine research isn't new. It's been around for many years. But even after the 2004 SARS outbreak development was stalled because the first SARS outbreak didn't become a full blown pandemic....
12-06-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,227
Posted By Polaris OBark

1. If you get the vaccine for the first time...

1. If you get the vaccine for the first time today, you will get a mixture of the original and omicron-specific antigen-coding mRNAs. What differs from the "booster" is the dosing.

2. The link to...
11-30-22, 02:14 AM
11-20-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 975
Posted By bbbean

Everywhere. We just notice the bad ones. Nobody...

Everywhere. We just notice the bad ones. Nobody ever posts "200 drivers passed me on my ride today. None of them did anything stupid or dangerous". But if one of them got a little close, the post...
11-18-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 975
Posted By Barry2

All the good drivers, are out on their bicycles! ...

All the good drivers, are out on their bicycles!

Barry
Forum: Touring
11-13-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,145
Posted By phughes

I'm torn between putting a pillow over my ears or...

I'm torn between putting a pillow over my ears or putting in ear plugs.
11-06-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,521
Posted By Paul Barnard

Did you call law enforcement on the dog that bit...

Did you call law enforcement on the dog that bit you? If not, that is step number 1.
11-05-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By mibike

As Iride01 said the newer Garmins are better in...

As Iride01 said the newer Garmins are better in the rain than the old units.

In most cases rain won't afflict it.If you are in rain that is afflicting it a quick press of the power button will...
11-03-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Koyote

Take it to a Specialized dealer and ask their...

Take it to a Specialized dealer and ask their opinion; they will tell you that they cannot guarantee the bike's safety. Ask them to put that opinion in writing and give it to your solicitor.
10-29-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,412
Posted By wolfchild

Amazing how so many people call themselves " real...

Amazing how so many people call themselves " real cyclist and serious cyclists" and hide indoors when it gets cold.
Forum: Touring
10-28-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,946
Posted By cb400bill

Enough of this. Yan and cyccommute take it to...

Enough of this. Yan and cyccommute take it to PMs.

Thread closed.
Forum: Touring
10-26-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,642
Posted By staehpj1

So did they get painted or powder coated back...

So did they get painted or powder coated back then and are just getting fussed over again now after wearing off new bare spots?

In any case my preference would be to look at the rubbed off patches...
10-21-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,160
Posted By unterhausen

If you get run over by a car, any bike is going...

If you get run over by a car, any bike is going to require maintenance. The problem with a pinion would be only if you don't keep it lubricated properly.
10-18-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,160
Posted By spelger

i'm sure he just missed the "bought a bike from...

i'm sure he just missed the "bought a bike from Germany and want to return it before it gets shipped" forum :rolleyes:
10-18-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,217
Posted By Eric F

A garage is no place for a car! ...

A garage is no place for a car!
https://i.imgur.com/gBwPtFO.jpg
10-17-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,187
Posted By njkayaker

This is particularly dumb. Expecting people would...

This is particularly dumb. Expecting people would keep buying computers/pelotons/bicycle after buying them while stuck at home made no sense. There is no way people could sustain those purchase...
Forum: Touring
10-16-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,946
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I have to say that the current trend to gearing...

I have to say that the current trend to gearing restrictions (moving away from 3x systems) would be my bigger concern for a true loaded touring bike, then the brake system is. I'll add that if my...
10-14-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,198
Posted By Chinghis

LOL, that's great advice. But I think you're...

LOL, that's great advice. But I think you're betraying your age - these days, just hold the phone up and make murmuring sounds. Obviously it was an important call to make, that's why I stopped :)
10-12-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,198
Posted By raqball

It's okay to walk if you need to, no shame in...

It's okay to walk if you need to, no shame in doing so.. Just try to go a bit further the next time or heck, even zig-zag it if possible.. Eventually you'll be able to pedal up it and that will be a...
10-11-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,232
Posted By squirtdad

people who ask for input and then get upset when...

people who ask for input and then get upset when the input does not affirm their thinking
10-07-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,874
Posted By Attilio

It really depends on the bike lane but for the...

It really depends on the bike lane but for the most part despite being an avid cyclist I am totally against them. They are solutions in search of a problem though of by do-gooder types that end up...
10-05-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,413
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I love these roads. People that aren't from...

I love these roads. People that aren't from around here freak out about how narrow they are with no shoulder. That's part of what makes it beautiful and it's no big deal, just pay attention and...
Forum: Touring
10-04-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By saddlesores

c'mon, man! it's a couple of ounces of weight. ...

c'mon, man! it's a couple of ounces of weight.

honestly, i've never been out on a loaded tour and thought........................ "gosh, if only i had fewer gears!"
Forum: Commuting
10-03-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,951
Posted By VegasTriker

Buy yourself a bottle of Elmer's rubber cement at...

Buy yourself a bottle of Elmer's rubber cement at any of the office supply or mass merchandiser stores. It's a couple bucks for a 4 ounce bottle. Even has a brush inside the cap. Sure beats...
10-03-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,092
Posted By KerryIrons

If the tube is a polyolefin instead of PVC then...

If the tube is a polyolefin instead of PVC then it would be even less reactive to bleach. PPT in my reference (should have been more clear) was to parts per trillion. Many reports of contamination...
10-03-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,526
Posted By BobbyG

I mostly commute, so winter means nighttime...

I mostly commute, so winter means nighttime rides home.
https://youtu.be/YNfJhkbzW-E
10-02-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,092
Posted By cxwrench

Who's consuming bleach? I've been cleaning...

Who's consuming bleach? I've been cleaning bottles and bladders/tubes for years with bleach. I rinse it out w/ this stuff called water. Camelback makes cleaning kits, why bother using anything else?
09-29-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Yea, I've watched in mixed feelings fellow club...

Yea, I've watched in mixed feelings fellow club riders to a tube install in just a couple of minutes, skipping steps that I do. I've also watched some get a second flat only a few miles later...
...
09-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,441
Posted By Koyote

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this...

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this thread from going for eight pages.
09-24-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,874
Posted By Maelochs

I assumed he meant head-on drivers turning left...

I assumed he meant head-on drivers turning left across his path .... but once again, if you are in their way enough, they will often give up right of way, because the headaches of killing a cyclist ...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,420
Posted By flangehead

1. Habit. 2. Habit. 3. Habit. Why...

1. Habit.
2. Habit.
3. Habit.

Why donít I drive a car to work? Habit.
09-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,874
Posted By terrymorse

This is why you take the lane at intersections....

This is why you take the lane at intersections. To be seen.
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