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11-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By gobicycling

Aging as we go

Well, I made it to 83yo today. 22 years more than my dad. Many changes past 3+ years in our lives, but we keep plodding on. Too many of my friends are no longer with us. I still bike, swim, walk,...
10-24-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,492
Posted By wheelreason

LMAO. At least once every couple of weeks "That...

LMAO.
At least once every couple of weeks "That guy" will come in with your logic above, it goes something like this,
That Guy: "That bike's MSRP is $7000, your cost is $4562.38, I'll give you...
10-22-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,492
Posted By urbanknight

It baffles me too. I actually spoke with a...

It baffles me too.

I actually spoke with a shop employee once. I had been going to that shop regularly for about a decade at the time, so I had no qualms about what I did. He told me they didn't...
10-19-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,292
Posted By Jimriides

Flats

I ride Schwalbe Marathon Supremes, havenít had a flat in years on the road. I have had a low tire after several days. Those tubes get a patch at home.
10-17-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,555
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^^ man, I wish I could do this. I've tried and...

^^^ man, I wish I could do this. I've tried and failed. Even just cutting back is difficult. My sweet tooth is like a sabre-tooth tiger fang.
10-17-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,555
Posted By RH Clark

I gave up sugar and any high glycemic foods like...

I gave up sugar and any high glycemic foods like white bread about 4 years. It's amazing to see how the taste of food improves after a few months off sugar. What you thought was sour will be sweet...
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Clang

Should be a 1999 model. Specs here:...

Should be a 1999 model. Specs here: https://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?item=82444 MSRP: $749

To get the best price try washing it, removing those fender brackets, bike license...
10-06-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By BJack312

I use Dawn dish liquid, and it gets my chain as...

I use Dawn dish liquid, and it gets my chain as clean as any other degreaser that I have used.
10-05-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 852,714
Posted By StarBiker

I am trying to be cheaper than anybody else in...

I am trying to be cheaper than anybody else in this thread......

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10-04-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By philbob57

IDK ... I'm ADD, and so far I don't or won't lose...

IDK ... I'm ADD, and so far I don't or won't lose focus on a road, whether I'm walking, riding, or driving. Is this friend truly ADD? If so, is he getting treatment?

Have you told him you won't...
10-03-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By phedge

There's just some people who have poor...

There's just some people who have poor situational awareness combined with a general klutziness that makes them a real danger. A few have shown up on group rides and you can tell immediately you...
10-03-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

looks like those sudden stops would teach him, if...

looks like those sudden stops would teach him, if not there's no hope
09-29-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By don compton

At 70, I have ridden with several bike clubs...

At 70, I have ridden with several bike clubs since 1984. In the beginning I was taught certain rules for riding with a group. I don't need to go into the specifics. The club that I used to ride with...
09-29-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By oldbobcat

I used to train with a guy who sucked my wheel...

I used to train with a guy who sucked my wheel all day. Then when I'd slow down for a hill, he'd sprint to get in front of me, and then he'd blow up and stop pedaling. Had to tell him to pull off...
09-27-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,973
Posted By urbanknight

Yes, but you can only exaggerate one of them.

Yes, but you can only exaggerate one of them.
09-27-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,463
Posted By t2p

yes - I was following your posts on the recent...

yes - I was following your posts on the recent tour

appears just about every hiker / biker / etc that has visited that area has seen an eagle - except for myself and mrs t2p

ditto for other...
09-27-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,463
Posted By indyfabz

I was just there on the Friday after Labor Day....

I was just there on the Friday after Labor Day. Started my tour in Vienna, OH. Rode to Franklin and camped along the ART. Rode the trail the next morning and continued on to Shippenville.

Stopped...
09-23-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,614
Posted By prj71

It's not their motivation...or lack thereof in...

It's not their motivation...or lack thereof in this case. I'm not amused by the increased users on the trail. Especially ones with poor bike handling skills. If it were not for e-bikes there...
09-23-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,423
Posted By Maelochs

These are all amazing breakthroughs in human...

These are all amazing breakthroughs in human transportation.

I am reminded of the Saturday Night Live comment about Segways .... "... an entirely new way for people to be hit by cars."
09-22-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,614
Posted By Maelochs

We shall consider your suggestion.

We shall consider your suggestion.
09-21-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,282
Posted By JohnnyRAD

Boozergut Maybe the same concept but turned...

Boozergut

Maybe the same concept but turned and bored on the lathe with a welded handle, nice little tool.
09-21-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By Kapusta

I like dogs better than eBikes.

I like dogs better than eBikes.
09-20-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By Miele Man

I can tell you what happens on a crushed...

I can tell you what happens on a crushed limestone path, and the result of being 'clotherslined' by a long dog leash aren't pretty. I spent a few hours in an emergency department getting all the grit...
09-20-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,614
Posted By Joe Bikerider

No. i am quite comfortable getting passed, as...

No. i am quite comfortable getting passed, as long as proper notice is given. ďOn your leftĒ or similar. What does make me mad is these moto boys swerving through the bike/walking/jogging traffic at...
09-19-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,614
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Itís not a good deal. My local MUP is overrun...

Itís not a good deal. My local MUP is overrun with fat tired ebikes using their throttles to the max. Dangerous and stupid. Lots of stories about their motivation but it all comes down to lazy...
09-18-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,614
Posted By Ironfish653

Ok, see here I said: "A lot of Traditional...

Ok, see here I said: "A lot of Traditional Cyclists take the act of riding a bicycle very seriously"

​​​​​​Most of us understand that while we take cycling seriously (most of the time) not...
09-14-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By gthomson

I still think a C&V bike looks nicest and if I...

I still think a C&V bike looks nicest and if I was to choose by looks alone, it would be be something like these rides below (not mine) but I know they aren't necessarily the most comfortable or...
09-13-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,614
Posted By prj71

Your regular bike isn't assisting you up the...

Your regular bike isn't assisting you up the hills. Thus you are NOT getting the same workout.
09-13-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By Koyote

This will be a high quality thread.

This will be a high quality thread.
09-13-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'm in CT. There are leash laws everywhere (I...

I'm in CT. There are leash laws everywhere (I don't think the signs mention length). A 15+ foot long leash does not offer proper control.
09-13-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By RB1-luvr

kills me that the neighboring town made a...

kills me that the neighboring town made a requirement for bells to be required on all bikes on their portion of the canal trail, but no mandates against 15' long dog leashes.
09-11-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,818
Posted By rumrunn6

yesterday saw a middle aged guy riding an...

yesterday saw a middle aged guy riding an electric bike on a sidewalk, moving at a pretty good clip. not pedaling at all. no lights of course. no helmet. what could possibly go wrong?
09-09-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,127
Posted By mschwett

i am failing to see the justice of a car smashing...

i am failing to see the justice of a car smashing into a properly/legally parked bike-share bike.
09-06-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,614
Posted By indyfabz

Ah...But how many more people will be getting in...

Ah...But how many more people will be getting in theirs cars to drive to trails to ride their eBikes when they otherwise would have stayed at home absent those bikes?
09-06-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Bob Ross

A couple weeks ago I joined a Club ride that was...

A couple weeks ago I joined a Club ride that was primarily dirt/gravel roads. A number of the folks who signed up for this ride were brand new to unpaved riding, so before the ride started the ride...
09-04-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,270
Posted By Milton Keynes

The one I have is 2 liters and it's fairly heavy...

The one I have is 2 liters and it's fairly heavy when full. I can imagine 3 liters, while being plenty of water for most rides, would be quite heavy until you drank a lot of it. I use mine along...
09-02-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By Fendertele

I have Arlo wireless. Itís easy to install and...

I have Arlo wireless. Itís easy to install and gives the option to place a camera on a tree if needed. I have the model that downloads to a jump drive on the base station; no monthly fees.
09-01-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,194
Posted By livedarklions

Especially the levers--those things suck.

Especially the levers--those things suck.
09-01-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By SurferRosa

House cats don't do this.

House cats don't do this.
08-30-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By andrewclaus

There was a guy I rode with one time, a neighbor...

There was a guy I rode with one time, a neighbor with a 'bent. I watched with horror as he passed a car on the right, slowing down with a right turn signal on. He cussed out the driver who almost...
08-28-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By exercion

Got fed up, and I think it was a good thing

Hadn't been riding in awhile. I let work, weather, and depression keep me on the couch instead of the bike. Which wasn't exactly a good thing, as you can guess. Anyway, I kicked myself out of the...
08-27-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,194
Posted By rsbob

Probably the biggest waste in cycling or anything...

Probably the biggest waste in cycling or anything else is buying cheap products that later break and have to be replaced usually by a higher priced product which should have been purchased in the...
08-24-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 15,716
Posted By soloman

E-bike? Not likely.

Perhaps, when I can no longer pedal my Catrike Expedition 5 miles at 5 MPH on flat ground, but certainly not before that.
08-24-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Wildwood

Blunt is best. the guy knows it already or ...

Blunt is best.
the guy knows it already
or
he is clueless.
08-23-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By 2manybikes

Been there. Guy (ADHD) was right next to me...

Been there. Guy (ADHD) was right next to me trying to talk to me and went straight into a big hole. Just a flat tire, no injury thankfully. I don't ride with him anymore.
08-23-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By big john

This is the question I have. The first guy I...

This is the question I have. The first guy I mentioned is still very active with the club, he was on our ride Saturday. We were exiting a parking lot with a bit of a steep drop to the street. We had...
08-23-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Wildwood

When I ride with friends, I prefer to enjoy the...

When I ride with friends, I prefer to enjoy the experience of riding separately from being with friends at stops and before/after the route.

If a person is riding off the trail or road repeatedly,...
08-23-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By big john

Yes, I can relate. I ride with 2 road clubs, one...

Yes, I can relate. I ride with 2 road clubs, one of them for 33 years. Some people lose concentration or something and get in trouble. One of my friends in the club has had several crashes from...
08-23-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By _ForceD_

Maybe your friend needs blinders. - Dan ...

Maybe your friend needs blinders. - Dan

...
08-23-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Bald Paul

Sounds like that person would make a good stoker...

Sounds like that person would make a good stoker on a tandem.
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