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07-23-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,043
Posted By livedarklions

I don't care if they call it accident or crash,...

I don't care if they call it accident or crash, but what is galling about the language is the headline calls this a "bicycling accident". According to the story, the bicycling was fine. The driver...
07-22-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,043
Posted By canklecat

Nothing will change until we completely overhaul...

Nothing will change until we completely overhaul the current paradigm and use words like "negligence" instead of "accident," "crash" or "collision" to describe drivers who are indifferent,...
07-19-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,621
Posted By john m flores

Seen this before...

I've lived through the 90s and the 00's PEDs eras. They both started with glorious new heroes. Headlines of magnificent victories. Fresh faces exalted by the cycling media.

And then you started...
07-19-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By cb400bill

The mod staff, which is all volunteer, have...

The mod staff, which is all volunteer, have neither the time or the inclination to read every thread. If you see a thread that you think should be moved, simply report it. This includes those "no...
07-15-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By merziac

Duly noted and while I don't wholeheartedly...

Duly noted and while I don't wholeheartedly disagree, we take this every bit as seriously as you do if not more so.

I would bet quite a bit that if that happened, we would be some of the very...
07-15-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By CV-6

Not that it matters to you as I am not in the...

Not that it matters to you as I am not in the hunt (as I said, wrong size) but I would not buy it without seeing the BB and its info. That is just me.
07-14-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 662
Posted By slcbob

I think the effort to learn and say something...

I think the effort to learn and say something accurate and value added at that level of detail, almost inherently about new fangled stuff and often minor nuances, is probably too great for the tiny...
07-13-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,191
Posted By drlogik

Go into the shop and ask to see your bike. Don't...

Go into the shop and ask to see your bike. Don't take no for an answer. I have a feeling.......
07-12-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,163
Posted By Markeologist

Where is Belgium?

Where is Belgium?
07-12-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By bikemig

I like bikes that can take a 28 c or a 32c tire....

I like bikes that can take a 28 c or a 32c tire. In terms of whether a bike rides “harsh” or not, I think tires matter more than the tubing.
07-11-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,074
Posted By Celloplus

Happy 7/11! Nice eye. I still have this bike with...

Happy 7/11! Nice eye. I still have this bike with the wonky decals.
07-09-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,434
Posted By Welshboy

Well said. Perfect.

Well said. Perfect.
07-09-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,434
Posted By jdawginsc

Just a different take...if anything Cavendish's...

Just a different take...if anything Cavendish's record is special in an individual way different from Merckx. The specialization in the sport (climbers, sprinters, time trial specialists, overall...
07-09-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,434
Posted By malcala622

Relax no need to get worked up. What if his lead...

Relax no need to get worked up. What if his lead out is capable of winning the stage by outspinting CAV. It was cool to see another BORA rider win a stage besides Sagan.

Not taking away what CAV...
07-09-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,434
Posted By 79pmooney

There is a huge difference between the drugs of...

There is a huge difference between the drugs of Eddy Merckx' day and now. The drugs then could win you races but if you relied on them time after time, your body could not survive long at the pro...
07-09-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,434
Posted By malcala622

Sorry but I think this last stage 13 "win" was...

Sorry but I think this last stage 13 "win" was gifted to Cavendish. The other 3 riders sprinting to the finish let up a few seconds before crossing.
07-09-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,434
Posted By scozim

Quotes from Merckx just posted on the broadcast: ...

Quotes from Merckx just posted on the broadcast:

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07-08-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,434
Posted By scozim

Does it bug anyone else - TdF and Merckx

One advantage of working remotely this time of year is I can watch each stage of the Tour de France in the mornings as I work (and mute during conference calls). This year the commentators have been...
06-29-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,645
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. I mean, we've never...

Very interesting post.

I mean, we've never discussed this question around here.
06-28-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,614
Posted By Rick

Race across America

first female cyclist to win Race Across America (https://road.cc/content/news/cyclist-becomes-first-woman-ever-win-race-across-america-284445)
06-28-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,140
Posted By Riveting

Consider it a compliment. Maybe you're so TdF...

Consider it a compliment. Maybe you're so TdF looking that you intimidate them to the point of not even trying.
06-27-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,974
Posted By dmanthree

Sigh...just means they've found new ways to hide...

Sigh...just means they've found new ways to hide things. They all cheat.
06-26-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,571
Posted By PilotFishBob

I acquired a Leggendaria frame late last year as...

I acquired a Leggendaria frame late last year as a birthday present to myself, got a good price on it. Made in Italy, workmanship is quite good. The ride is also nice although I crashed just over a...
06-24-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By ClydeClydeson

THe link is to a tire+ inner tube set. The 48/60...

THe link is to a tire+ inner tube set. The 48/60 etc. number is the length of the valve stem. If you have shallow rims you can use a short valve stem, if you have deeper aero wheels you should get...
06-23-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By dedhed

Try being a landlord.

Try being a landlord.
06-23-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,562
Posted By indyfabz

Don't hold your breath. And any pic needs to be a...

Don't hold your breath. And any pic needs to be a "proof-of-life" pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,095
Posted By caloso

Yeah, I don’t think any of those rules are weird...

Yeah, I don’t think any of those rules are weird for a ride organized by a club.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,095
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
06-22-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By clubman

I needed that bike when I was half my age.

I needed that bike when I was half my age.
06-21-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,495
Posted By indyfabz

I bought a car in 2016. It cost a lot less than...

I bought a car in 2016. It cost a lot less than my annual income. I could have paid cash for it, but I financed at 0%.
06-21-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,495
Posted By bikemig

Buy old bikes. No one has any idea what they're...

Buy old bikes. No one has any idea what they're worth. ;)
06-21-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,495
Posted By Iride01

I tend to believe that only expenses greater than...

I tend to believe that only expenses greater than your annual income should be considered a reason to ask for a loan. If you have to finance your bike, you are buying too much bike.

My 2˘
06-21-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,991
Posted By Barrettscv

Dress code

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I'll just leave this here
06-20-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,428
Posted By Koyote

This is in the wrong subforum; needs to go in...

This is in the wrong subforum; needs to go in Advocacy and Safety, where it will quickly devolve into a heated argument and go on for six pages.

And no, I'm not kidding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,793
Posted By himespau

So you posted this just so you could answer the...

So you posted this just so you could answer the question you asked?
06-19-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By mstateglfr

You gotta love how a $3000+ bike is viewed as...

You gotta love how a $3000+ bike is viewed as entry level.
06-19-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 122,044
Posted By 3speedslow

Not even a mile till you hit wicked Court st....

Not even a mile till you hit wicked Court st. Finally got cleaned up and became a place people wanted to live and gather at the park near the train depot. My temp home for the year was in a warehouse...
06-19-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 122,044
Posted By 3speedslow

Dylansbob Drillium Dude Roger on both...

Dylansbob

Drillium Dude

Roger on both those requests! Have to find some way to slow this little girl down. She is all action since she feels better.
...
06-19-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,082
Posted By cb400bill

If it is the classic road bike style, but in a...

If it is the classic road bike style, but in a new bike that you're looking for, take a look at the Masi Gran Criterium Classico.
...
06-18-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By masonv45

Remove the seat and have him start from a stop....

Remove the seat and have him start from a stop. He'll figure it out quick.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,144
Posted By dmanthree

I do pay attention to road conditions. Well, not...

I do pay attention to road conditions. Well, not so much when riding the GP 4 Season tires, but with everything else, yes. I don't look for trouble. Only one flat this year due to some road debris...
06-18-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By Andy Antipas

100 mile update

I have 100 miles on the bike since I finished building it last weekend, and it has been great. The bike tracks straight as an arrow, is easy to ride no hands, but is very nimble. The CLB brakes have...
06-18-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,608
Posted By cxwrench

Many people describe what actually happens...

Many people describe what actually happens (housing compression, ferrules becoming fully seated) as 'stretch' but the cable doesn't get any longer. If the hanger is aligned properly and the...
06-18-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,608
Posted By gringomojado

If you are a "fad-follower", you made the right...

If you are a "fad-follower", you made the right decision!
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06-18-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,608
Posted By cxwrench

No, it won't stretch. And if it did the noise...

No, it won't stretch. And if it did the noise would be in every gear, not a 'few'. The derailleur would be out of adjustment the exact same amount in every gear. That's why whenever people bring...
06-18-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 122,044
Posted By 3speedslow

Recent save from the middle of the road fighting...

Recent save from the middle of the road fighting the cars for its life. 5 weeks old and in sorry shape. We bonded.

Little lady doing fine with medical treatments and pampering, new cat mother...
06-18-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 122,044
Posted By 3speedslow

That van really wants to be the “mystery...

That van really wants to be the “mystery Machine”. It’s every vans dream!
06-18-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By jdawginsc

To hang your chain when you remove the rear wheel.

To hang your chain when you remove the rear wheel.
06-18-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,919
Posted By PeteHski

That’s Texas crossed off my list of places to...

That’s Texas crossed off my list of places to ever consider living!
Forum: Foo
06-17-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,395
Posted By jon c.

Colorado? Nobody goes there anymore because...

Colorado?

Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded.
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