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01-04-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,990
Posted By _ForceD_

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That’s a painting I did several years ago of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,442,325
Posted By rsbob

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Forum: Commuting
12-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,239
Posted By phughes

Ride your Trek, that's what it is for. You cannot...

Ride your Trek, that's what it is for. You cannot enjoy a bike unless you ride it.
Forum: Commuting
12-19-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,239
Posted By Darth Lefty

I don’t think I would have wanted to afford your...

I don’t think I would have wanted to afford your Trek, but once I had it, I would be loath to give it up for anything.
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,015
Posted By caloso

If I have good lights and appropriate clothing,...

If I have good lights and appropriate clothing, then it wouldn't make any difference. In fact, I'd feel better about 8pm than 5pm: rush hour is over and the sky is totally dark (northern...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,015
Posted By sloppy12

Nope. 8PM is safer than rush hour, around here...

Nope. 8PM is safer than rush hour, around here its dark for both in the winter and I would pick the later time if I had the choice.

I do understand the family time issue though. And I adjust my...
11-13-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,154
Posted By wgscott

If anything, the poor guy who needs the bike to...

If anything, the poor guy who needs the bike to commute to work should get priority.
Forum: Commuting
10-21-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 117,269
Posted By Tundra_Man

I count that as commuting. My reasoning was it...

I count that as commuting. My reasoning was it wasn't my choice that they sent us home, so as long as I ride the equivalent mileage or more before I start work then I've "commuted."

Maybe that...
10-17-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,955
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

when you hear ssssss on your bike but your tires...

when you hear ssssss on your bike but your tires are fine
10-17-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,955
Posted By rsbob

I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?

I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?
10-17-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,955
Posted By Trevtassie

Insert joke about Snakebite Flat...

Insert joke about Snakebite Flat here:.............................................
07-30-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By unterhausen

It's not stalking. RWGPS has a search function...

It's not stalking. RWGPS has a search function that should get you started
Forum: Commuting
07-27-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 117,269
Posted By jsilvia

Been commuting to work since May anywhere from 3...

Been commuting to work since May anywhere from 3 -5 days per week, 21 mile round trip.
07-25-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,275
Posted By cyclist2000

yeah, it is nuts, you should have more

yeah, it is nuts, you should have more
05-21-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By Koyote

As long as the gf's "latest acquisition" isn't a...

As long as the gf's "latest acquisition" isn't a new bf, I guess you have reason to be happy.
05-21-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By Tomm Willians

The gf’s latest acquisition 😎

I can’t keep up with her in the N+1 competition. She received this 1997 Colnago Dream Plus Mapei from Fed Ex last night. It was packed so carefully it could have withstood anything. Today we take it...
05-06-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,368
Posted By catacombs

Anyone got the TL;DR?

Anyone got the TL;DR?
05-05-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,746
Posted By squirtdad

Just be in awe and happy she rides with...

Just be in awe and happy she rides with you......:)
05-04-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 17,350
Posted By ZHVelo

No.

No.
05-04-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 17,350
Posted By cheesesandwich

Get a bone induction headphones

Get a bone induction headphones
04-20-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 294,237
Posted By BluFalconActual

It's been a really good steed. I know everyone...

It's been a really good steed. I know everyone likes to brag about their bike being awesome but I think Giant really did a good job on this. It is a superb gravel bike. Tons of room for fat tires...
04-20-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 294,237
Posted By DavidfGR

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Forum: Commuting
04-20-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,576
Posted By ups

I don't think active epileptics are allowed to...

I don't think active epileptics are allowed to drive.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,576
Posted By blackieoneshot

Another vote for the Cygolite hotshot 150. Great...

Another vote for the Cygolite hotshot 150. Great battery life, options for flash pattern/brightness, weatherproof, and very visible in full sun.
Forum: Touring
04-12-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,954
Posted By KFC

… Sorry - forgot this picture ...

… Sorry - forgot this picture

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Forum: Commuting
04-10-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,576
Posted By Papa Tom

I started riding with both front and rear lights...

I started riding with both front and rear lights during the day about three years ago and will never go back to commuting without them. I am so much more visible to sleepy morning drivers now -...
04-10-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,230
Posted By cookingjnj

Don't know if it considered a channel, but Global...

Don't know if it considered a channel, but Global Cycling Network (GCN) has hundreds of videos an all types of bicycling topics.
04-05-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 294,237
Posted By BluFalconActual

Tons of empty gravel roads here in the...

Tons of empty gravel roads here in the FBI/DEA/Marine Corps side of Quantico. It’s been the nicest thing about being away from SoCal for training
...
03-30-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,069
Posted By peterjm76

Wave rate

What was your wave rate on your last ride? I try to keep a 90+% and wave at as many cyclists as I see. I notice that it isn’t the norm, but I think it ought to be. Loosen up your spandex and give...
Forum: Commuting
03-27-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15,496
Views: 11,629,562
Posted By mattia76

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My Rivendell Sam Hillborne serves as my commuter to...
03-27-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,813
Posted By woodcraft

Shelter in place projects

Making a table for the dining room- actually project/ workout room.

Cherry, from planks that were about to be tossed at the dump.

...
03-26-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,057
Posted By canklecat

Because people suck when they feel protected from...

Because people suck when they feel protected from consequences.

Outside those metal cocoons, suddenly that superpower courage evaporates.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,519
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Repent a little bit and the churches won’t feel...

Repent a little bit and the churches won’t feel as hot. ;)
03-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,057
Posted By Retro Grouch

Sometimes the best response is no response.

Sometimes the best response is no response.
Forum: Commuting
03-26-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Darth Lefty

Well... ...

Well...

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03-26-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By rydabent

Using common sense and logic which is rather...

Using common sense and logic which is rather uncommon these days, there is to reason not to let people get out and ride. Solo riding tho would be the logical thing to do. People quickly get cabin...
Forum: Commuting
03-25-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Russ Roth

Not doing any better. With 3 kids and new online...

Not doing any better. With 3 kids and new online learning I'm just overwhelmed as the wife is busy still working full-time. I just ordered a pair of laptops from Newegg for 2 of them, some refurbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 813,994
Posted By slowgo

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Got the R3 today. Didn’t get it put together until after dark, so just a spin...
03-23-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,188
Posted By Daniel4

With so many places closed or people working from...

With so many places closed or people working from home, you'd expect motor vehicle traffic to be low and much safer.
Forum: Commuting
03-22-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 117,269
Posted By noglider

RidingMatthew, what kind of work do you do? In...

RidingMatthew, what kind of work do you do? In New York State, most people are not allowed to go to work unless their jobs are designated as essential. Interestingly, bike shops are marked essential....
Forum: Touring
03-21-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 2,320,044
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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Forum: Commuting
03-17-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 117,269
Posted By Tundra_Man

I decided that if I were to get the mandate to...

I decided that if I were to get the mandate to work from home, I'd probably ride to the office and back every morning before I started just to be ornery (and to keep my fitness up.)
Forum: Commuting
03-06-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15,496
Views: 11,629,562
Posted By mstateglfr

Black Mountain Monster Cross turned...

Black Mountain Monster Cross turned commuter/touring bike.
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03-03-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,117
Posted By SteelBanana

Stationary bicycles are wonderful places to hang...

Stationary bicycles are wonderful places to hang laundry.
03-03-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 18,353
Posted By wolfchild

I am more concerned about distracted drivers...

I am more concerned about distracted drivers around me than about coronavirus.
03-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 18,353
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you're in California, you're already in grave...

If you're in California, you're already in grave danger of cleaving off into the Pacific, at which point you will become a sovereign nation, and the rest of America will utter a collective sigh of...
Forum: Touring
03-01-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 2,320,044
Posted By mbusky

I hammock camped the AT in 2014 so I can say that...

I hammock camped the AT in 2014 so I can say that the C&O should not be any problem at all. I tented the GAP and C&O last fall but would have not been troubled at all if I had hammock camped. There...
02-26-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 294,237
Posted By Matadors

Coffee Outside ...

Coffee Outside
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Forum: Commuting
02-26-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By RoadKill

Google maps assumes a fairly slow speed, I think...

Google maps assumes a fairly slow speed, I think it was about 11 or 12 mph. I always beat their times.
For example, my commute home is shown on Google Maps to be about 43 minutes, The slowest I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Just Mark

bampilot06 I made it over the new bridge to...

bampilot06 I made it over the new bridge to Hatteras Island on Sunday morning and wanted to let you know that the bridge does have good clearance for cycling. I there was a lot of debris (rocks,...
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