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01-13-24, 02:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,004
Posted By Wileyrat

I’ve stopped and helped people, and I’ve had...

I’ve stopped and helped people, and I’ve had people stop and help me.
01-12-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By wolfchild

Lot's of variables here, it's not just about how...

Lot's of variables here, it's not just about how much snow.. It depends on what type of snow. Fresh powder snow is a lot easier to ride through than heavy wet sticky snow. Traffic snow can also be...
01-01-24, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,478
Posted By unterhausen

It could be I need to work harder to make the...

It could be I need to work harder to make the basement stink more. But I'm still convinced that doing laundry is a pretty good start on avoiding gym smell. At least if you mean that stale sweaty...
01-01-24, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By michaelm101

Happy New Year and Many Thanks!

As I progress through time, I realize that with each passing day, the tick of the clock seems to go faster and faster. And, indeed, Father Time becomes more and more precious.

Moreover, I'd like...
01-01-24, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,478
Posted By unterhausen

Mine is in the open basement, so no smells. I...

Mine is in the open basement, so no smells. I think a lot of gym smell is people not washing their polyester t-shirts. So I use wool t-shirts that I don't wash.
12-19-23, 02:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,876
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

I'll be celebrating Christmas this year, like...

I'll be celebrating Christmas this year, like last year, in a country that is roughly 92% Buddhist (Threvada) and the rest mainly Sunni Muslim. There are a few Catholics around but not many and some...
12-17-23, 08:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,876
Posted By Chuck M

I thought really hard about taking a bike out...

I thought really hard about taking a bike out this evening to ride around the neighborhood and look at Christmas lights.
12-17-23, 08:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,876
Posted By Bleu

[QUOTE=Alan K;23101519]No one forces anyone to...

[QUOTE=Alan K;23101519]No one forces anyone to participate in commercialism,
Well I did have to go to a retail store today, and the holiday shopping is why. But, all the people in cars traveling...
12-12-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,251
Posted By Camilo

Me and my cycling partner LS ...

Me and my cycling partner LS
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11-28-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By LarrySellerz

You’re worried about hitting your shins on the...

You’re worried about hitting your shins on the pedals and hurting your skin? Maybe socks would help. I’m at a loss, just accept the scrapes on your skin, it sounds way better than wearing shin...
11-27-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,876
Posted By indyfabz

Not to the restivus. :D

Not to the restivus. :D
11-27-23, 02:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,876
Posted By wolfchild

It's strange that at the merry and happy time of...

It's strange that at the merry and happy time of the year people are more mean, stressed out, angry, hostile to each other than at any other time of the year except black Friday madness Just go to...
10-24-23, 04:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,313
Posted By Chandne

Sheldon was a very interesting man and a giant of...

Sheldon was a very interesting man and a giant of sorts in the bicycle world. I'll have to go back to his site and check it out again. I wish guys like him were still around.
10-24-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,479
Posted By XxHaimBondxX

I'm sure that will fly really well with the mods:...

I'm sure that will fly really well with the mods:

Please understand that as an anti forum spam measure, new forum members are not allowed to post pictures or links until they have 10 good posts....
10-17-23, 05:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,062
Posted By roadfix

no excuses, especially on a critical part like...

no excuses, especially on a critical part like that…. HE’S FIRED!
Also, with the collection of bikes you have, you should be wrenching yourself…
10-17-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,062
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Just get a some Allen wrenches or a pedal wrench...

Just get a some Allen wrenches or a pedal wrench and put it back on yourself. Pedal installation is not something you need to go to the bike shop for.
09-24-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By prj71

Seriously? People have to ask on a forum to...

Seriously?

People have to ask on a forum to find cold weather face gear? wow.
09-23-23, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By JohnDThompson

I use a silk balaclava in cold weather. It's thin...

I use a silk balaclava in cold weather. It's thin enough to fit under my helmet, and tight enough weave to block wind while still being breathable. Covers my neck and ears as well.
09-15-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,654
Posted By Rick_D

Horses demand it, too. Or so I understand.

Horses demand it, too. Or so I understand.
09-06-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,471
Posted By Maelochs

Everybody b!7ches about some things for no...

Everybody b!7ches about some things for no reason.

Yes, some drivers are offended by the mere presence of cyclists. Screw them. They are lost and hopeless, and are probably as miserable as they...
09-06-23, 04:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,471
Posted By Maelochs

If automobile drivers ignored traffic laws like...

If automobile drivers ignored traffic laws like some cycling groups do, we'd be outraged ... and we often are, when even a single driver drives like so many pacelines ride. If a line of 20 cars blew...
09-03-23, 07:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,331
Posted By base2

The advice against pressure washing generally...

The advice against pressure washing generally stems from days of yore when "sealed" really meant a dust shield in close proximity to prevent general particulate intrusion. The term "sealed" was meant...
09-03-23, 05:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,331
Posted By Chuck Naill

Fenders are your friend. I honestly don't know...

Fenders are your friend. I honestly don't know why they are not more popular. Even dirt bikes have them.
08-21-23, 04:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,771
Posted By Kapusta

Unless you are getting salt on it, I would not...

Unless you are getting salt on it, I would not worry about a new steel frame rusting just from getting wet or dirty. And if you do get salt on the bike, and don't wash it off, its going to wreck a...
08-11-23, 06:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,207
Posted By rsbob

I couldn’t believe it’s the other day when I...

I couldn’t believe it’s the other day when I faced the exact scenario above except I was A and a mother on a bike pulling a trailer with a young child was B. I assumed she would slow, keep to her...
08-11-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,207
Posted By john m flores

THIS. Always assume that someone's going to do...

THIS. Always assume that someone's going to do something stupid.
08-11-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,207
Posted By BlazingPedals

Yes. It's important to say, that per above, the...

Yes. It's important to say, that per above, the pedestrians have the indisputed right of way. After that, A has the right to use the lane it's in. B should only pass the pedestrians once the...
08-10-23, 04:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,625
Posted By DonkeyShow

Its sunglasses bro who cares...bikers be looking...

Its sunglasses bro who cares...bikers be looking stupid af anyways.
08-10-23, 04:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,625
Posted By delbiker1

How can anybody explain fashion? Why does anyone...

How can anybody explain fashion? Why does anyone care?
08-10-23, 03:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,625
Posted By PeteHski

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We need some specific examples to see what you are considering to be oversized. I use larger sunglasses for road so that the top edge doesn't block my view when I'm down on the drops. My mtb...
08-06-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,682
Posted By urbanknight

Not even if you see a big truck going across? I...

Not even if you see a big truck going across? I wonder how that will turn out.
08-06-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,682
Posted By Chuck Naill

I was coming to a four way stop when a cyclist...

I was coming to a four way stop when a cyclist disregarded the stop sign. She didn't see me. I was surprised she didn't glance to the right or left. Perhaps she didn't see the sign.
08-06-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,682
Posted By BlazingPedals

There are plenty of videos showing drivers...

There are plenty of videos showing drivers treating stop signs as, at best, a yield. It's infuriating because the same drivers point at bicyclists as being scofflaws for doing the same thing. Just a...
08-06-23, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By 79pmooney

Yes - look at the riders who ride the velodrome...

Yes - look at the riders who ride the velodrome vs those who ride the road. Marty Nothstein's (sp) legs slimmed down a lot when he left the track and became quite good as a road rider. He was still...
08-06-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,682
Posted By Maelochs

What a bizarre idea ... stop signs are erected to...

What a bizarre idea ... stop signs are erected to "punish" cars.

Worse still, it comes from a cyclist.

Stop signs are actually to Aid traffic flow, because at a lot of intersections, drivers...
08-06-23, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Wildwood

How many years have passed? Maybe see 50+ Forum?...

How many years have passed? Maybe see 50+ Forum? Or 65+ sticky?
08-06-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,682
Posted By Iride01

You've just now noticed this?

You've just now noticed this?
08-04-23, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Maelochs

With any kind of muscular exercise, short,...

With any kind of muscular exercise, short, high-intensity bursts develop bulk, while a higher number of lower-load repetitions create smaller, more defined muscles.
08-03-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By chaadster

Yeah, with that short burst high intensity urban...

Yeah, with that short burst high intensity urban cycling, you’ve been training and developing your fast-twitch muscles, which are bigger fibers than slow-twitch muscle fibers.
08-02-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,855
Posted By wolfchild

The longer that you've been riding and working...

The longer that you've been riding and working out the more difficult it becomes to make gains. Eventually all gains stop and it's all about maintaining what you have gained over the years...Me...
07-31-23, 09:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,403
Posted By skidder

I've been riding in the weekday...

I've been riding in the weekday early-morning-darkness for 30+ years. Very few cars/trucks on the road, and those that are out there seem to drive in straight lines and obey traffic laws much better...
07-31-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,403
Posted By Iride01

Not sure if it's being hypocritical if one has...

Not sure if it's being hypocritical if one has changed their views on something. It's only if they continue to tell you you shouldn't ride in the dark while they do so themselves that they'd be...
07-27-23, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By curbtender

Skin thins out with age and with recommended...

Skin thins out with age and with recommended medicines you compound that. I have a neighbor who you can always tell that he's got a project going by the new bandages he is wearing.
07-27-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,476
Posted By SurferRosa

What "people"? Are y'all interviewing for a...

What "people"? Are y'all interviewing for a job?
07-26-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,745
Posted By LarrySellerz

To be fair it is rather absurd how expensive new...

To be fair it is rather absurd how expensive new mountain bikes and road bikes are. It’s gotten ridiculous.
07-25-23, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,586
Posted By Mtracer

There's your problem. If you're actually drinking...

There's your problem. If you're actually drinking three 16 oz drinks in the evening, no wonder you're peeing a lot during the night.
07-23-23, 03:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,824
Posted By MindDbike

Ha ha ha...:lol: The thing is that Baby Oil is...

Ha ha ha...:lol:
The thing is that Baby Oil is so thin that not much will stick to it, while Vaseline is the opposite.
07-22-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,824
Posted By KerryIrons

How about Vaseline as a chain lube. I have other...

How about Vaseline as a chain lube. I have other bad ideas too :)
07-21-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By pepperbelly

I just started looking. This heat here has me...

I just started looking. This heat here has me thinking cotton really isn’t the fabric of our lives. I change socks and underwear at least once per day. I bought some bamboo boxers and was wondering...
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