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08-01-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,248
Posted By ThermionicScott

I checked the League of American Bicyclists...

I checked the League of American Bicyclists website just now, and was pleased to see that they've stepped into the current century at some point and now embrace the "point right to turn right"...
08-01-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,248
Posted By genejockey

Isn't that 'roughing the passer'?

Isn't that 'roughing the passer'?
Forum: For Sale
07-30-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Shrevvy

Paint looks even better in person :)

Paint looks even better in person :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,861
Posted By Broctoon

That’s a perfect summary. We’ve gone down...

That’s a perfect summary.

We’ve gone down this rabbit hole of a discussion and analyzed almost every facet of the situation in question.

The best answer, for what Larry is doing, should be:
...
07-27-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,776
Posted By N2deep

No, just No. Being financially challenged is not...

No, just No. Being financially challenged is not an excuse for poor hygiene!! I grew up in an area where some families had dirt floors inside their homes but these people always found a way to keep...
07-24-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,776
Posted By iReadBlitz

A gofundme for an extra pair of cycling shorts?...

A gofundme for an extra pair of cycling shorts? hahaha now I’ve really heard it all.
07-24-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,478
Posted By Ghazmh

Get this bike; ...

Get this bike;

https://bikerumor.com/2021/06/02/check-out-colnagos-16400-limited-edition-tour-de-france-v3r/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:45 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,618
Posted By Outrider1

Campagnolo Zonda

Campagnolo Zonda
07-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,384
Posted By prj71

Kind of silly question. Depends WHAT the...

Kind of silly question.

Depends WHAT the person is doing at the gym.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,136
Posted By headwind15

If your bike is decent condition, there is no...

If your bike is decent condition, there is no reason to carry any tools whatsoever, (aside from tire irons).
07-17-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,940
Posted By GhostRider62

Don't know where you live, but a pack of 50...

Don't know where you live, but a pack of 50 riders double paceline is generally not lawful here. I often see riders 3 and 4 up coming the other direction putting me into the gutter. Sorry, no...
07-03-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,916
Posted By Wilmingtech

It's a freaking disease. I'm thinking of reading...

It's a freaking disease. I'm thinking of reading through some 10 step books to see if I can walk away from it.
06-29-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,894
Posted By BlazingPedals

OP is apparently an anti-snob snob. Something...

OP is apparently an anti-snob snob. Something that makes the activity more enjoyable isn't allowed?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By Badger6

Anytime the temp is above 65°F (18°C), I just...

Anytime the temp is above 65°F (18°C), I just deal with it. I find that it is far more miserable wearing a rain jacket–despite all claims of breathability that is only marginally more so than a hefty...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By shelbyfv

For summer, don't bother with rain gear. You'll...

For summer, don't bother with rain gear. You'll get wet anyway and you'll be lugging around more wet stuff. Different call for cold weather when you need warmth.
06-27-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,916
Posted By Koyote

Do you really not know how to use Google, or were...

Do you really not know how to use Google, or were you just looking for an excuse to post a photo of your bike?
06-24-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,458
Posted By 2old

So as head of the exercise police did you...

So as head of the exercise police did you reprimand her for having too much fun or arrest her for not riding exactly as you demand?
06-24-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Koyote

It was almost as good as the thread that got you...

It was almost as good as the thread that got you a month-long vacation from bf.
06-24-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By ksryder

I don't know about ever but a pretty good one...

I don't know about ever but a pretty good one recently.

But they don't like threads about other threads so this one probably won't last long.
06-24-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,508
Posted By prj71

Or have ridden one. One of the latest posts...

Or have ridden one.

One of the latest posts by some guy wanting to turn a 2XL jersey into a 4XL jersey just makes me scratch my head. I wonder if it's even real. Do people like that really exist?
06-24-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,508
Posted By ksryder

I sometimes question whether BF isn't just 100%...

I sometimes question whether BF isn't just 100% complex satire, by people who have never seen a bike.
06-23-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,508
Posted By tomato coupe

fyfy

fyfy
06-22-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,558
Posted By Koyote

This is a rather simplistic view, and not at all...

This is a rather simplistic view, and not at all supported by actual principles.

One simple example: how many people can afford to buy a house without borrowing money? And yet, many people wish...
06-22-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,558
Posted By Koyote

You don’t need a finance degree to know that...

You don’t need a finance degree to know that borrowing at 2% so that you can invest at 10% is a smart move.
06-22-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,558
Posted By prj71

Why not? Interest free financing that allows me...

Why not? Interest free financing that allows me to put extra money monthly into my 401k/IRA which have been averaging 10% return over the past 30 years.

Dumb not to if it's offered.
06-21-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,458
Posted By dkatz1

I've got no interest in learning how to repair...

I've got no interest in learning how to repair bikes being the most utterly simple things (yeah, i can change a tube). I hate to put it this way, but I really have better things to do. I don't wanna...
06-20-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,527
Posted By drlogik

If the Law states that you have to come to a...

If the Law states that you have to come to a complete stop at a red light, then, well, if you didn't do that the officer was within his power to stop you. Do I "like" that Law? No, maybe? I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,745
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I run them on the distance bike because I end up...

I run them on the distance bike because I end up on Western Jersey roads that have lots of construction debris on the shoulder. Unlike many here, I lack the refined sensitivity in the sitbones and...
06-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,458
Posted By Rolla

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x360/hqdefault_ecce3bfe858bc28e5198ad9340b7833ac3f71d8d.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,745
Posted By CAT7RDR

If you ride on crappy roads with debris fields...

If you ride on crappy roads with debris fields that are hard to avoid, Skins make sense.
I have rotator cuff injuries and arthritis. I'd rather not deal with flats on the side of the road.
I have...
06-15-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,458
Posted By Flatforkcrown

What’s wrong with buying a used part and...

What’s wrong with buying a used part and installing it yourself?
06-14-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Iride01

People use bicycles to ride in conditions that...

People use bicycles to ride in conditions that they weren't intended for. Why should motor vehicles be any different.

Or are you saying its okay for me to be riled at all the people riding BMX...
06-14-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,062
Posted By terrymorse

Any aerobic exercise can induce the "runner's...

Any aerobic exercise can induce the "runner's high", also known as "exercise-induced euphoria". But you have to do it with adequate intensity for a long enough time.

New research shows that...
06-14-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By GhostRider62

I have more of a problem with Prius driver,...

I have more of a problem with Prius driver, especially the ones with Berny stickers on them
06-13-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,062
Posted By Chuck M

I think I feel better after a shower no matter...

I think I feel better after a shower no matter what I just did.
06-13-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,062
Posted By Koyote

When did "we" elect you to speak for us?

When did "we" elect you to speak for us?
06-10-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrv

$1450 new - made in the USA. -- i know, more...

$1450 new - made in the USA. -- i know, more than $1200......
Gunnar Cycles USA, CrossHairs for Gravel or ?Cross Riding (http://gunnarbikes.com/site/bikes/crosshairs/)
-- basically a Modern Day...
06-09-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By pbass

What about the good 'ol Cross Check? If you're...

What about the good 'ol Cross Check? If you're cool with rim brakes, (and that geo), pretty hard to beat for a versatile, affordable steel rig.
But yeah, Black Mountain MCD...on my list too...
06-09-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By zen_

The Renegade S1 frameset is very nice for $900,...

The Renegade S1 frameset is very nice for $900, but you'll have a very hard time finding one, and it's more adventure oriented with clearance for 700x50c tires. You would probably be happier with...
06-09-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By csport

I can confirm that the Double Cross is a good...

I can confirm that the Double Cross is a good bike (I have the previous model), but if you get Soma something a bit out of the ordinary is the Grand Rando:...
06-08-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By Russ Roth

Check out Milwaukee bikes through Ben's cycles,...

Check out Milwaukee bikes through Ben's cycles, right in line with good steel and US production.
06-08-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By mstateglfr

I meant that i dont think the frameset comes with...

I meant that i dont think the frameset comes with thru axles included. Instead, you have to buy the thru axles separately.
https://blackmtncycles.com/shop/frames/road-v1-3-frameset/

Either way,...
06-08-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By tyrion

Fairlight Secan Fairlight Faran

Fairlight Secan
Fairlight Faran
06-08-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By mstateglfr

Yeah- you mention mostly paved road and that...

Yeah- you mention mostly paved road and that thing would be great for what your intent.
06-08-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By mstateglfr

Black Mountain MC Black Mountain MCD All City...

Black Mountain MC
Black Mountain MCD
All City Space Horse
All City Cosmic Stallion($150 over)
Soma Double Cross Disc
Soma Wolverine
Jamis Renegade
Soma Fog Cutter
Ribble CGR 725
Norco...
06-08-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By franswa

might as well add the wolverine in the mix

might as well add the wolverine in the mix
06-08-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By Steve B.

Or a Soma FogCutter. It'll handle up to a 38mm...

Or a Soma FogCutter. It'll handle up to a 38mm tire, fine for gravel paths and such

Soma makes nice frames, I like my Smoothie

Fog Cutter Frame v.2 (Endurance Road Disc) | SOMA Fabrications...
06-08-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By franswa

I second the new Soma double cross, it rides...

I second the new Soma double cross, it rides really nicely

there’s also Bombtrack...
06-07-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By Elvo

https://blackmtncycles.com/product-category/frames...

https://blackmtncycles.com/product-category/frames/
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