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05-04-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,058
Posted By cyccommute

You donít know that. He already bought one GPS. ...

You donít know that. He already bought one GPS. I assume waxcrazy knows what is needed and wanted.



That depends on the computer. Wireless ones are still rather expensive. The computer...
05-02-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By MRT2

The gearing might be too tall for your current...

The gearing might be too tall for your current ability. You could swap the chainring for a smaller one. I ride geared bikes, but if I were looking at a 1 speed, I would probably go with something...
05-01-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,159
Posted By jack pot

... the NJ police were engaged in an OPERANT...

... the NJ police were engaged in an OPERANT CONDITIONING exercise intended to prepare these "kids" for the real world of DWB and the various other ticky tack detainments that awaits them... showem...
04-24-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,159
Posted By Rick

A license to ride a bicycle! Go to hell Perth...

A license to ride a bicycle! Go to hell Perth Amboy. If the kids were intentionally breaking laws, they should be charged with that crime. Being told to ride on the sidewalk is a really bad idea. ...
04-23-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,159
Posted By Koyote

The cops didn't seem at all interested in cuffing...

The cops didn't seem at all interested in cuffing these kids and impounding their bikes until the kids failed to be submissive enough. Which is pretty typical cop behavior, in my experience.

The...
04-18-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,672
Posted By SurferRosa

Not for me. I buy Shimano brake cable kits (with...

Not for me. I buy Shimano brake cable kits (with grey housing) on eBay for under $10 shipped. And derailleur cables are $1/ea.
04-11-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By MRT2

My wife had a knack for throwing her chain when...

My wife had a knack for throwing her chain when trying to shift going uphill. She insisted there was something wrong with the bike. I rode her bike uphill and couldn't replicate the problem. Took...
04-06-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,789
Posted By MRT2

My son rides a bike that looks similarly crusty,...

My son rides a bike that looks similarly crusty, that I paid a bike shop not much for. I believe the deal was a trade for a kid's bike, plus about $100 or so in cash for an old Gitane frame that...
03-31-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,717
Posted By genejockey

PV = nRT. It's not just a good idea. It's the...

PV = nRT. It's not just a good idea. It's the law.
03-29-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,628
Posted By Helderberg

That is why I went with 165's and they have been...

That is why I went with 165's and they have been what I needed for the sake of my knees. I was not as concerned with loss of possible speed as I am about the pain I was experiencing. I am not saying...
03-19-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,422
Posted By scott967

That's not my experience. Have had episodes of...

That's not my experience. Have had episodes of cars exiting parking lot driveways almost taking me out while running on the left sidewalk. So I tried to quit doing it. But in OPs situation it...
03-18-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,422
Posted By spelger

Any more than walking on the sidewalk against...

Any more than walking on the sidewalk against traffic?
03-03-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By TiHabanero

"bare minimum for a decent new bicycle that's not...

"bare minimum for a decent new bicycle that's not from a questionable "brand" is $500. that's a bottom-of-the-barrel bike that you'll probably wear out everything on it within a few months riding...
03-02-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,317
Views: 343,116
Posted By mr_pedro

Regarding your point D, the downside to focusing...

Regarding your point D, the downside to focusing on helmet usage is that the underlying premise is always that cycling is a dangerous activity. That discourages people from using their bikes for...
02-16-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,225
Posted By Ghazmh

Dude you don’t rotate your shift cables?

Dude you don’t rotate your shift cables?
01-16-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,751
Posted By 10 Wheels

Bike Computer set with Roll OUT Measurements is...

Bike Computer set with Roll OUT Measurements is most accurate..
01-14-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By skidder

Take up a martial art. You'll learn how to fall,...

Take up a martial art. You'll learn how to fall, and it'll become instinctive. It wont prevent you from getting hurt, but its the difference between a few bruises and a trip to the ER.
11-16-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,574
Posted By alfie43

Its rarely fun, its work.

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Winter 2019

I am 77 years old. I live in Michigan, and I ride everyday. I...
11-03-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,667
Posted By OldTryGuy

Heck with the rider, HOW'S THE BIKE!!!! ...

Heck with the rider, HOW'S THE BIKE!!!!



If you're reading this, 1st - you're alive, 2nd - you're here and not there



Sorry but SHE bought my last 2 bikes because in her words -- "You...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,507
Posted By Lemond1985

I have never been a big fan of them, I mostly...

I have never been a big fan of them, I mostly wear them so people will shut the f up. However, I went down pretty hard recently without one, and abrasion from the road at 35 mph took all the hair and...
10-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,910
Posted By But its me

No preference, given I purchase the cheapest...

No preference, given I purchase the cheapest jerseys I can find.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,210
Posted By Litespud

weight is weight, at the end of the day. However...

weight is weight, at the end of the day. However that 2lb off the bike will likely be noticeable because it occurs instantaneously - losing the equivalent 2 lb off your arse takes days or weeks -...
10-02-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,072
Posted By SurferRosa

This kind of crap slows me down all the time. ...

This kind of crap slows me down all the time. Sometimes, if it's just one car, I can slow way down and give the guy some incentive to go. 'Cause I don't want to unclip for anything. Sometimes, I...
09-27-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,065
Posted By Milton Keynes

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09-18-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,375
Posted By bblair

The only thing that I have standardized are...

The only thing that I have standardized are pedals. I don't want to have different shoes for different bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,639
Posted By popeye

It just feels natural to me as well. I got there...

It just feels natural to me as well. I got there the same way.
09-02-20, 09:04 AM
09-01-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,322
Posted By Milton Keynes

At any rate, a vehicle turning left across the...

At any rate, a vehicle turning left across the intersection must yield to oncoming traffic. I suspect a driver who wasn't paying attention.
08-23-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,571
Posted By dragoonO1

I wore one a few times in the spring, but now I...

I wore one a few times in the spring, but now I carry one along instead. I have used my carry along mask if I need to dismount, go into a store, or near people, etc.
08-02-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,225
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, but a lot of people seem to live in a world...

Yes, but a lot of people seem to live in a world defined by "xx is always better" or "everyone should use what I use."
07-02-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,072
Posted By BlazingPedals

Gaining 5 lbs means your next frame has to be 5...

Gaining 5 lbs means your next frame has to be 5 lbs lighter to come out even. Do whatever is necessary to avoid needing a negative-weight frame!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,303
Posted By merlinextraligh

It now appears that I canít see my own previous...

It now appears that I canít see my own previous efforts on a segment in the free version .

That makes it just about useless to me.

may just use Garmin connect
05-16-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By tgenec86

I've been involved with the cycling industry for...

I've been involved with the cycling industry for 30 years. Unless you use your helmet every day, and have stored it in harsh conditions (hot - freezing cold garage, exposed to direct sunlight, in...
05-04-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 17,365
Posted By atwl77

Regardless of whether you're using bone...

Regardless of whether you're using bone conducting headphones, or earbuds with outdoor/transparency/ambient/whatever-they-call-it mode, the most important thing to control is listening volume. I can...
03-22-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,822
Posted By Gresp15C

Michigan.

Michigan.
03-20-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,622
Posted By Kapusta

I think this opinion piece in the NYT sums up...

I think this opinion piece in the NYT sums up pretty well the problems with the messaging around masks:Why Telling People They Donít Need Masks Backfired...
03-17-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,439
Posted By 2old

I don't know which rock you just crawled out...

I don't know which rock you just crawled out from, but the article just mentioned bicycling, which is what I thought this forum was concerned with. Now, back with you, and you're officially on ignore.
03-15-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,439
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd picture every pedestrian and cyclist as a...

I'd picture every pedestrian and cyclist as a tiny diesel truck, spewing black exhaust. Their exhaust clouds will eventually diffuse away, but If you're following them, pausing behind them, or...
03-15-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 18,363
Posted By BillyD

Oooooooookay, time to say adios!

Oooooooookay, time to say adios!
Forum: Commuting
03-11-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By bpcyclist

Even if true, these numbers need way, way more...

Even if true, these numbers need way, way more specifcity to be of any use to us. For example, if you ride in to work in City X, departing home at 0430 and returning at, say, 1400ish, your risk is...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,075
Posted By rumrunn6

hand held sport cam (wide angle makes that easier...

hand held sport cam (wide angle makes that easier & then cropped). if I think something is worth remembering like which shoe I wore that day, snap, what glove was good, snap, how dumb I looked...
02-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,462
Posted By bruce19

That cop was a dick.

That cop was a dick.
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,893
Posted By najmer

So, bottom line is that running has no...

So, bottom line is that running has no contribution into cycling power, very little to endurance on the bike, because of other muscle groups activation. But is good for general health, fitness and...
02-02-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,404
Posted By Nick 93

HR is fairly accurate from what I've seen. While...

HR is fairly accurate from what I've seen. While exercising the main screen shows pace, time since starting activity, HR, and miles traveled. Swipe down once and you get elevation changes and a few...
02-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,092
Posted By JonnyHK

If you had not crossed the painted line...

If you had not crossed the painted line indicating where the intersection starts, then you have not 'run' the red light. I mean no one gets a ticket for rolling slowly up to the line when it's...
01-27-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,524
Posted By livedarklions

I'm imbibing all of the discussion on the...

I'm imbibing all of the discussion on the internet that claims that the long vowel sound in the second syllable violates some sort of English pronunciation rule.

I have had no success in divining...
12-06-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,239
Posted By timtak

For my sore knees I have been finding that...

For my sore knees I have been finding that strength training in the form of climbing staircases up a small (350m) mountain and at my place of work, sometimes carrying weight, aiming to climb as many...
11-25-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3,317
Views: 343,116
Posted By timtak

Helmets are useful for holding up visors which,...

Helmets are useful for holding up visors which, act as sunglasses, and keep cold wind and insects out of ones face, and prescription lenses in front of ones eyes, and for mounting a light that points...
11-25-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,763
Posted By RC71

It's all about how fast you stop!

I've certainly crashed more times on a motorcycle than a bicycle. On the motorcycle, after 2 years of crashing, I decided I knew exactly where the edge of the envelope was and decided not to crash...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 16,784
Posted By Dreww10

I use one bud (right ear, facing away from the...

I use one bud (right ear, facing away from the road) and it's a basic Apple headphone, which absolutely does not cancel noise or come close to it. Volume on low and mostly rural roads. Have never had...
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