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10-05-23, 09:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,367
Posted By njkayaker

I ride my bike defensively. Not timidly.[/QUOTE] ...

I ride my bike defensively. Not timidly.[/QUOTE]
I avoided a head-on collision with a car crossing from the opposite lane by riding off of the road. It sounds like you'd consider that as riding...
10-02-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,367
Posted By tomato coupe

If you actually used that language, then you may...

If you actually used that language, then you may have converted a clueless, but relatively harmless driver, into a driver that that thinks cyclists are jerks. I'm not sure that's a good thing.
09-19-23, 04:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,491
Posted By Eric F

20 years ago, trying to win races (sometimes...

20 years ago, trying to win races (sometimes successfully), or training to win races, was when I would see my max HR. These days, I see my max HR when I'm at my absolute limit trying to hold on to...
09-16-23, 12:55 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,252
Posted By LarrySellerz

IDK, I've been crushing on her for a while so I...

IDK, I've been crushing on her for a while so I gave her a bike. Her longterm bf that ive met twice doesn't seem to like me very much
09-14-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,252
Posted By Trakhak

Road bikes aren't right for everyone. It's easy...

Road bikes aren't right for everyone. It's easy to forget that BikeForums posters tend to divide into two groups: people who like to ride bikes that are optimized for performance and people who like...
09-14-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,252
Posted By terrymorse

A drag chute is also a better workout.

A drag chute is also a better workout.
09-10-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 7,904
Posted By wheelreason

I saw a guy get a really good workout getting his...

I saw a guy get a really good workout getting his and his significant other's bikes out of the back of their pickup...
09-06-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,293
Posted By Johno59

Wow! You mean to say you don't carry a 9/64...

Wow! You mean to say you don't carry a 9/64 Whitworth allen key in your tool-kit? How do you survive?
08-31-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,505
Posted By zandoval

Last year I had a young guy I did not even know...

Last year I had a young guy I did not even know drop by the house. Said he had seen me regularly on my bike and asked if I would take a look at his Box Store mountain bike he had just bought. Of...
08-29-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,486
Posted By tomato coupe

The most important thing is to ignore the advice...

The most important thing is to ignore the advice of the doctor.
08-15-23, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By bruce19

This is why I ride

About a year ago I woke up early in the morning with this hollow feeling in my chest. Not something I would associate with a heart attack but I knew instinctively it was heart related. I went to the...
07-15-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,806
Posted By BillyD

Pretty sure It’s about pumps. If you want to...

Pretty sure It’s about pumps. If you want to talk about something else start your own thread and stop hijacking this one.
07-14-23, 07:13 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,806
Posted By datlas

In. Lezyne CNC floor pump plus Hirame chuck....

In.

Lezyne CNC floor pump plus Hirame chuck.

It’s a joy to use and puts zero stress on the valve stem.

...
07-14-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,806
Posted By Chuck M

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07-14-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,806
Posted By Eric F

I recently got a Silca Terra pump. It has a BIG...

I recently got a Silca Terra pump. It has a BIG gauge. It's quite lovely. These days, I don't have any bikes that need over 100psi, and the dual stage gauge on this pump is quite nice for my low...
06-01-23, 05:20 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 21,991
Posted By jon c.

Like many here I rode friction ten speeds when I...

Like many here I rode friction ten speeds when I was young.

Didn't ride for a number of years and when I started again I went through a couple of bikes with indexed shifting. Then I found a...
06-01-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 21,991
Posted By genejockey

Until you're halfway up a sharp pitch, out of the...

Until you're halfway up a sharp pitch, out of the saddle, and you bog down and need to go to a larger cog.
05-28-23, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 456,667
Posted By Hondo6

My condolences for your loss. Been there too...

My condolences for your loss. Been there too many times.

We get so damn attached to them it's really hard to let go - even when it's time.
01-07-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 29,360
Posted By Dave Mayer

Well, at least with dork discs you didn't have to...

Well, at least with dork discs you didn't have to spend an hour removing pads, sanding rotors and degreasing everything every time you accidentally touched your rotors with greasy paws.

My pal is...
12-30-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By genejockey

What I Did On My Winter Vacation

Back in 2021, I bought a semi-basketcase 1982 Lotus Supreme......
12-25-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By Robvolz

may the colnago of your dreams end up under your tree

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wrong pic earlier. Sorry.
12-24-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,858
Posted By Steve B.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-17-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,498
Posted By rsbob

My 71. Originally a 4 cylinder but swapped in a...

My 71. Originally a 4 cylinder but swapped in a 3.0 911 engine. The whole car has been heavily modified, but didn’t want it to look that way.
...
11-17-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,498
Posted By rsbob

Back in the late 80s I bought a 73 911S for...

Back in the late 80s I bought a 73 911S for $15,000, which was about the price of a more generic new car. (It originally sold for $10K). People thought I was rich but those people were driving far...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,355
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I'd only ridden with downtube shifters until I...

I'd only ridden with downtube shifters until I was in my 50s, when I got behind a guy with about my same power but using brifters, mildly hilly terrain. I was a convert in about 5 minutes of that.
11-13-22, 02:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,319
Posted By Camilo

It's never worth it trying to be right in an...

It's never worth it trying to be right in an online discussion.
11-10-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,997
Posted By 10 Wheels

Please Let The wife go alone to the bike shop and...

Please Let The wife go alone to the bike shop and get What Bike She wants.
11-08-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,480
Posted By staehpj1

Very likely something like this.

Very likely something like this.
11-03-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,101
Posted By _ForceD_

Just want to point out that if the “every insured...

Just want to point out that if the “every insured home in America destruction” argument played out…we likely have much bigger problems, and would be lucky to be alive to collect from insurance...
10-31-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,584
Posted By BTinNYC

Very sexy!

Very sexy!
10-20-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By unterhausen

Damn, I just spam banned someone by mistake...

Damn, I just spam banned someone by mistake because I spam banned 30 of these spammers. I lifted the ban but I have to go make sure their posts are restored.
Crap
10-16-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,389
Posted By mgopack42

Something followed me home today

The story was the owner I bought it from bought it from the original owner, who was a racer of some local noteriety. He said he owned it for about 20 years, but he barely rode it. If it was raced,...
10-12-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By Broctoon

I entered my first crit race

This was last week, at the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah.

All athletes at these games are at least 50 years old, so it's like a bunch of masters-only events. But they break it...
10-09-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,612
Posted By jdawginsc

That seals the deal...one of the projects will be...

That seals the deal...one of the projects will be pink.
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Bianchigirll

If it was near me it would be tempting but I’d...

If it was near me it would be tempting but I’d try for $350 because I’m cheap

Poor Ottavio. you have know the lore….

...
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By randyjawa

Long have I admired these frame/fork sets. This...

Long have I admired these frame/fork sets. This one looks to be in good condition. Though I have not checked sold values on Ebay lately, my guess is that the asking price is not unreasonable. I would...
09-29-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,885
Posted By blacknbluebikes

still here.

still here.
09-28-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,417
Posted By oldbobcat

I link to Park Tools because most people who run...

I link to Park Tools because most people who run into trouble are not looking at all the elements. They focus on cable tension or limit screws without looking at derailleur alignment. Or they'll...
09-28-22, 03:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,417
Posted By masi61

Too tight of a cable in the big chainring when...

Too tight of a cable in the big chainring when setting up triple indexed Shimano FD’s could be caused by the common installation error that folks make when pulling cable at the beginning of the...
09-13-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,994
Posted By smd4

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake...

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake levers pointed skyward, but I see that all the time here--sometimes worse that what the OP has. My bar ends are parallel with the ground, with the tips of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By cb400bill

Its about to be closed.

Its about to be closed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By CliffordK

That is an all aluminum main frame with a steel...

That is an all aluminum main frame with a steel fork. I don't see any carbon fiber on it.

I don't see anything particularly out of place. However, I'd encourage doing a pretty thorough tuneup on...
09-06-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 21,221
Posted By tempocyclist

Oh yes! 😁 ...

Oh yes! 😁

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcbtgrChOgI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcuVfYq6UP8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcbtgrChOgI)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Maelochs

This is Bike Forums. The proper format is...

This is Bike Forums.

The proper format is "Does this bike I just bought, fit me?"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,416
Posted By 79pmooney

Good bike. It was looking after you.

Good bike. It was looking after you.
09-01-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 57,272
Posted By prj71

You are correct. However there is a HUGE...

You are correct.

However there is a HUGE difference between buying a low end bike and a high end bike. I own expensive bikes. But there is little to no difference between buying a $20 amazon...
08-31-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 57,272
Posted By rsbob

On the contrary, $15 from AliExpress, and the...

On the contrary, $15 from AliExpress, and the pockets include a full-length zippered jersey. I have several of them and the quality is quite good.
08-27-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,878
Posted By wolfchild

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to...

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to start a ride.
08-17-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By FunkeyMonkey

Please remove my data and ban my account. Thanks

Please remove my data and ban my account. Thanks
07-30-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,153
Posted By molleraj

And some more I left out. ...

And some more I left out.


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Model Airpark west of Germantown...
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