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02-25-24, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By rsbob

I am finding the good days are fewer and farther...

I am finding the good days are fewer and farther - but it’s always ‘good’ to be out, even if the legs disagree. However that rare, great day, when I am feeling strong and can climb like a goat, it...
02-22-24, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By Biker395

When I look at the measly amount of power I’m...

When I look at the measly amount of power I’m putting out on my typical ride and compare it to the horsepower of a typical e-bike, I’m not surprised.

Like about everyone else in this group, I’m...
02-22-24, 10:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,274
Posted By 3alarmer

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02-21-24, 10:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,274
Posted By PDKL45

Just ignore women alone in general. Don't...

Just ignore women alone in general. Don't slipstream them, try to get ahead and ride away from them, don't look at them and really, don't stop and talk to them. Even stopping a few hundred meters in...
02-21-24, 10:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,274
Posted By Polaris OBark

If she was on an e-bike, then the ideal thing to...

If she was on an e-bike, then the ideal thing to do is unleash a tirade of privileged white male patriarchal hegemonistic-oriented sexist innuendo, and when the reply is "pardon?", simply explain you...
02-11-24, 11:37 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,941
Posted By indyfabz

Biketiresdirect.com?

Biketiresdirect.com?
02-10-24, 08:42 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,941
Posted By t2p

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yesterday / Friday Feb 9 - Apollo PA (northeast of Pittsburgh)

( not me btw )
02-07-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,295
Posted By Smaug1

Post I have a Lectric XP Lite. It probably came with...

I have a Lectric XP Lite. It probably came with the same charger as your Xpedition. I don't have it in front of me now, but I recall that it is marked with CE, but no other certification marks. Same...
02-06-24, 11:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,295
Posted By 2old

IMO, charge it where you can see the battery or...

IMO, charge it where you can see the battery or where you wouldn't mind having a fire (i use the middle of my patio). Probably this is overkill.
01-13-24, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,177
Posted By BobbyG

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12-04-23, 10:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,134
Posted By 70sSanO

At my age I’m an Advil cyclist. John

At my age I’m an Advil cyclist.

John
11-19-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,134
Posted By Kai Winters

Bah ! ! ! I don't pay any attention to this bull...

Bah ! ! ! I don't pay any attention to this bull sh.t. Most are scammers trying to sell you their product or new and revolutionary training system "guaranteed" to work wonders in only 7 days. Others...
07-18-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,158
Posted By Smaug1

There's plenty of blame to go around. One common...

There's plenty of blame to go around. One common theme I see is a feeling of entitlement, which is sometimes legally correct and sometimes incorrect.

Some cyclists feel entitled to go fast on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 74,402
Posted By Polaris OBark

I don't put baby wipes into the London sewer...

I don't put baby wipes into the London sewer system, either.
02-15-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By locolobo13

We got Glenn's Complete Bicycle Manual in '70. ...

We got Glenn's Complete Bicycle Manual in '70. It covered everything we did on our Schwinns; bearings, cassettes, rebuilding the wheel.. Still got it. Haven't looked inside in years.
02-15-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,170
Posted By qwaalodge

I think the added stress of keeping your bike...

I think the added stress of keeping your bike scratch-free is not worth it. It can result to broken relationships, divorce, road rage, group ride rage, etc.
02-15-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By JanMM

Spouse has been riding a Trek e-assist for...

Spouse has been riding a Trek e-assist for two-plus years. We’ve ridden together many many times/miles since getting it - usually I’m riding my Bacchetta ‘bent but we still occasionally ride our...
02-14-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By rsbob

Great looking ride. I hope your wife (and you)...

Great looking ride. I hope your wife (and you) will be happy with it, We bought my wife an upright one a year ago since her spine won’t allow her to ride her road bike. She loves it and rides it...
02-14-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By rsbob

And getting the tires off to fix a flat requires...

And getting the tires off to fix a flat requires Herculean force. BTDT with my wife’s e-bike. At least I got the wheel off to take to the dealer. Woopie.
02-14-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By Wildwood

The Dark Side If going e-Dark, go all the...

The Dark Side

If going e-Dark, go all the way! :thumb:
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02-12-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By KJK

Every time I put a customer on an E-bike for a...

Every time I put a customer on an E-bike for a test ride they come back grinning.
12-31-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,604
Posted By elcraft

When you find yourself turning down the radio in...

When you find yourself turning down the radio in the car so you can see better…….
12-29-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,604
Posted By freeranger

When your bicycle(s) are older than the person...

When your bicycle(s) are older than the person waiting on you in the store.
12-24-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,858
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Posted By qcpmsame

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish,...

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish, it’s unnerving to happen on the obits, or read of a parishioner’s passing. Found that a few of my university professors and school friends had passed...
10-01-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,889
Posted By zjrog

Cardiologist discharged me!

Cardiologist discharged me today. After she scared the devil out of me 3 years ago... And, cleared me for whatever heart rate in exercise I can tolerate... I'm 58, and 140 pounds lighter than 3 years...
08-30-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,721
Posted By Biker395

^ Lol ... honestly no ... not for me. The most...

^ Lol ... honestly no ... not for me. The most attractive women I knew in high school didn't age well. The skinny wallflowers are the ones that look hot now.
08-30-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,721
Posted By Hermes

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I...

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I always enjoyed your posts and threads that I would put in the dark humor meets tongue in cheek nouveau chic genre. I am 72 and getting to 70 was like...
08-29-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,828
Posted By Juan Foote

In this case it was a 'cultural' class that he...

In this case it was a 'cultural' class that he needed for his Psychology degree. He came home with some seriously outrageous stories about things said by this professor specifically in reference to...
08-29-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,828
Posted By billnuke1

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It’s part of the “History” of the thread…it can’t be erased…like it was never there…real time, life observation…thoughts have been provoked…a thread participant’s contribution…the contributor is...
08-29-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,828
Posted By Juan Foote

Well, it's impossible to mention that aspect...

Well, it's impossible to mention that aspect without mentioning that aspect. I think anyone whom has been to University 'recently' could easily relate to the fact of it. OP asked and it's a part of...
08-25-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,828
Posted By Juan Foote

I have 'audited' a class in order to see/hear...

I have 'audited' a class in order to see/hear what I was hearing from my son about a specific teacher. Prior to COVID you could do such things.
Not to get political about it here, but be prepared...
08-22-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,780
Posted By Helderberg

I am a 72-year-old Vietnam war Vet that is...

I am a 72-year-old Vietnam war Vet that is dealing with PTSD every day. Maybe I am reading other things into this that you can not feel so please just pass it on by. Not thinking this would appeal to...
08-07-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,480
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Three hundred BF experts are just salivating over...

Three hundred BF experts are just salivating over this new thread, ready to hand out all sorts of lunacy and drivel. The better responses will consist of recommendations for a different saddle and...
08-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,405
Posted By tomato coupe

She's a vegan, isn't she?

She's a vegan, isn't she?
08-06-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,405
Posted By freeranger

I'm too sexy for my bike Too sexy for my bike ...

I'm too sexy for my bike
Too sexy for my bike
TIght spandex is what the women like

With my legs, gotta watch out for Colonel Sanders, though!!
08-06-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,405
Posted By Paul Barnard

Another poster who wanted to show the world how...

Another poster who wanted to show the world how hard he'd try to not get a topic of conversation. Since there's nothing for you here, maybe there's a good disc brake thread for you to play in.
08-06-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,405
Posted By Koyote

Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.
08-06-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,405
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

dudes feeling sexy asking other dudes about being...

dudes feeling sexy asking other dudes about being sexy. ok
08-06-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,405
Posted By Juan Foote

IMO burnthesheep said it best above when he...

IMO burnthesheep said it best above when he describes it as swagger.

To me, a semi conservative white hetrosexual male, sexy doesn't come up when I look at another man. My definition of sexy has a...
08-06-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,405
Posted By Paul Barnard

I also experience zen like moments where I am in...

I also experience zen like moments where I am in perfect harmony with the world around me. It's more of a spiritual kind of feeling though and has no performance component. It's not an "I own this...
08-05-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,067
Posted By Biker395

Oh trust me. I am a serial hobbist. Cycling,...

Oh trust me. I am a serial hobbist. Cycling, surfing, skiing, photography, writing, audio ... there has always been some thing that got me going. And I haven't given any of them up. I just do...
08-05-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,067
Posted By Biker395

I'm looking at semi-retirement too. In my case,...

I'm looking at semi-retirement too. In my case, it would be leaving a partnership and doing work on a piece-part basis. That way, I can work as much or as little as I like.

I'm still trying to get...
08-03-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By Russ Roth

Had the right knee done 2 years ago, 2 tears but...

Had the right knee done 2 years ago, 2 tears but like you no arthritis though the doc suggested that the way it looked I might start getting it in a couple years. In and out procedure, done in 4...
08-02-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,271
Posted By Helderberg

What's next, Drone bikes so they can remove the...

What's next, Drone bikes so they can remove the biggest aero issue, the rider. The price is astounding.
Frank.
08-01-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,745
Posted By 70sSanO

Not to disparage the Olympian. It was for...

Not to disparage the Olympian. It was for shooting. Still a great feat but with a bit less cardio involved.

At least it wasn’t for fishing. Which I understand was petitioned for inclusion in...
08-01-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,745
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so the Olympics have changed a bit over the...

Ok, so the Olympics have changed a bit over the years.

Oscar Swahn, Olympic Gold at 64 years and 258 days of age, Olympic Silver at age 72. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Swahn)
...
08-01-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,271
Posted By big john

Just sell your house.

Just sell your house.
08-01-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,382
Posted By TiHabanero

Cobolman, there is much life after cycling. Found...

Cobolman, there is much life after cycling. Found this out a few years back after reassessing life. I also applaud you for being sensible and not afraid of changing directions with your hobbies....
07-31-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27,206
Views: 3,191,007
Posted By 05 fuji

Got released from the hospital after 10 days with...

Got released from the hospital after 10 days with a brain hemorrhage. Can't drive for 30 days otherwise can do normal routines but no lifting. However I believe my pelvis got out of position and so...
07-30-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,382
Posted By cobolman

Packing it in

I've been riding year round for the past seven years and have loved it although I've taken a few falls. Two years ago I separated my clavicle but got back on the bike after a number of weeks recovery...
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