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09-28-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,518
Posted By rsbob

I never lock my bike, never. I take it with me...

I never lock my bike, never. I take it with me into the bank, the optometrist, the dentist, the convenience store BUT I always ask first if it is permissible. If a store owner says NO, I thank them...
09-27-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 572
Posted By Moe Zhoost

From the article: "My daughter is 12 and rides...

From the article: "My daughter is 12 and rides our e-bike while we ride acoustic bikes"

What in the heck is an acoustic bike? Do we need another Forum category?

Well, I Googled it and...
09-23-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,201
Posted By Darth Lefty

I saw a onewheel and an e-unicycle yesterday. ...

I saw a onewheel and an e-unicycle yesterday.

The former guy looked about my age and he was goofing around in his neighborhood. Just having fun.

The latter was commuting and he was duded up in...
09-22-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,580
Posted By CAT7RDR

Learned the hard way in the mid 1980's how fast...

Learned the hard way in the mid 1980's how fast thunderstorms can funnel into the Eastern Sierra passes.

We were fishing Rush Creek along the June Lake Loop when my brother had fallen into the...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,264
Posted By Tundra_Man

Reminds me of when they gave me a treadmill...

Reminds me of when they gave me a treadmill stress test (I rode my bicycle to and from the appointment.) They hooked me up to the heart rate monitors, put me on a treadmill, and every 30 seconds they...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,168
Posted By Pugs2xLove

Hardest part is getting started and be in a...

Hardest part is getting started and be in a routine. The rest is easy.
09-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 8,898
Posted By terrymorse

Speak for yourself. I can spot an e-road bike...

Speak for yourself. I can spot an e-road bike quickly, whether it's standing still or passing by. One or more of the following is a "tell":

massive down tube
beefy bottom bracket
fat rear hub
09-08-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,048
Posted By OldTryGuy

Leg and Arm warmers go on when temps get in the...

Leg and Arm warmers go on when temps get in the 60'sF.
09-05-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,496
Posted By Inisfallen

Updating this, more than a year after my last...

Updating this, more than a year after my last post.

On Friday, I was on my usually commute to work (Brooklyn to midtown west Manhattan, via the Manhattan Bridge).

The usual number of electric...
08-11-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,189
Posted By dedhed

If you think a couple hundred for a bike is...

If you think a couple hundred for a bike is expensive I think the cost of living in the Bay area is going to be an eye opener.
07-28-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By Koyote

If I paid that much money for an overly-complex...

If I paid that much money for an overly-complex solution to a simple problem, I would expect it to come with all necessary hardware for mounting to any common type of wall.

But then, I suppose I'm...
07-11-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,270
Posted By Outrider1

Fooferdoggie, I have been adamantly opposed to...

Fooferdoggie, I have been adamantly opposed to ebikes, mainly because nearly all that I encounter where I ride, are not pedalling. Your patient responses to many posters on this thread, and the above...
07-11-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,444
Posted By 79pmooney

I'm of the school that says loud shouts of poor...

I'm of the school that says loud shouts of poor design and disregard for a quiet, livable environment. Anyone can design loud. That quiet speaks of elegant and clean design. Also as an ex-racer, I...
07-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,270
Posted By prj71

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human...

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human powered bike up hills requires putting in the work and building up the fitness that allows a person to do it without needing pedal assist.
06-30-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,194
Posted By base2

It seems Di2 is here to stay.

I tried Di2 on a friends bike a while ago. It seemed like a solution just looking for a problem.

Don't get me wrong. It worked flawlessly.
I think I just don't get it. It was like the Twitter or...
06-22-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,508
Posted By livedarklions

If you're at a standstill, it is literally...

If you're at a standstill, it is literally impossible to know by feel what gear you are in.
05-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching her 85th birthday.

Nora, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human power.
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04-22-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,587
Posted By Rolla

Black shorts have been de rigueur for cycling...

Black shorts have been de rigueur for cycling since they started making them. Moisture doesn't show on them.

There are plenty of brightly colored jerseys, socks, and gloves available for those who...
04-20-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By prj71

Why do you need 36 hole wheels? 32 hole wheels...

Why do you need 36 hole wheels? 32 hole wheels would be plenty.
04-02-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By Koyote

tl;dr. I always love it when people create...

tl;dr.

I always love it when people create bf accounts just to ***** about someone or something, and then never come back to contribute something positive to the community.
03-28-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,289
Posted By Dudelsack

I keep track of mileage only so I don’t overdo it...

I keep track of mileage only so I don’t overdo it on my back. I have an e bike, so Average Moving Speed and that sort of thing is just cheating.
03-27-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,289
Posted By Wildwood

Clear your handlebars and your mind will follow! ...

Clear your handlebars and your mind will follow!


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03-26-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By Point

I can relate. Last time at Delicate Arch a member...

I can relate. Last time at Delicate Arch a member of our party yelled a request that everybody clear out from under the arch so we could get a photo. Actually, everyone complied for a few minutes.
...
03-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,052
Posted By livedarklions

No, it is not. No, it does not. It makes a...

No, it is not. No, it does not.

It makes a good case for not trying to get across a barbed wire fence to trespass with a bicycle.
03-09-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,052
Posted By Polaris OBark

And of course there is the simple issue of...

And of course there is the simple issue of erosion control.
02-03-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Ironfish653

I like the idea; my oldest kiddo and I did this...

I like the idea; my oldest kiddo and I did this with his current bike ( built out of a Raleigh C40, with a couple adaptations)
Heck, my first ‘ten-speed’ came in the box from the PX; I spent most...
01-07-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,715
Posted By jfouellette

I don't understand why someone would remove a...

I don't understand why someone would remove a safety device from a bicycle. Reflectors add conspicuity to the bikes and cyclists. Maybe a testosterone behavior. "reflectors are for whimps" or "real...
01-05-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,541
Posted By Thomas15

I'm not a "bicycle culture" guy and while it's...

I'm not a "bicycle culture" guy and while it's only been the last 3 or 4 years since I've been riding more than just a few hundred miles per year, it is hard for me to imagine a repair that I would...
12-29-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,702
Posted By GhenghisKahn

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Forum: Commuting
11-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15,588
Views: 11,985,692
Posted By caribou22

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Surly 1x1 with Alfine-8, Sanyo Dynamo and Open-bars. With winter studs, it has...
11-24-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,733
Posted By sarhog

Same here.

Same here.
11-22-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,453
Posted By DiabloScott

After my patella fracture surgery, the doc said...

After my patella fracture surgery, the doc said "sometimes when people get old we have to replace the screws in there... but you're already old, so no worries about that."
11-20-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,064
Posted By DiabloScott

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my...

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my commuter bike, I tried a cowboy mount as I left the parking spot in the company garage. My left foot was on the pedal and I was swinging my right leg...
11-19-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,437
Posted By Ghazmh

I hate that 1990”s saying. I ding my bell.

I hate that 1990”s saying. I ding my bell.
11-16-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,503
Posted By Gravel Rider

Beer.

Beer.
10-19-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By krakhaus

And take Amazon, Walmart, and Facebook with it.

And take Amazon, Walmart, and Facebook with it.
10-16-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By Moe Zhoost

My vision (as long as we're doing this) is that...

My vision (as long as we're doing this) is that all Starbucks would disappear.
10-12-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,126
Posted By Bald Paul

No disagreement from me on that point. I've seen...

No disagreement from me on that point. I've seen it myself.
10-10-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By kahn

I've always liked Superbowl Day for similar...

I've always liked Superbowl Day for similar reasons or when the Huskies are in some playoff bowl or another and Ski slopes, cross-country trails and bike ways are much less crowded.
10-06-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,903
Posted By homeless in ca.

The attorney should sue Lyft for not properly...

The attorney should sue Lyft for not properly training their unlicensed taxi drivers.
09-30-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By 10 Wheels

OP. You most likely Pinched the tube when...

OP. You most likely Pinched the tube when installing the tire.
I did that one morning when installing new tubes and tires onto New Wheels.
Both of them Blew.
09-24-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By spdntrxi

No criminal charges... Really sad.

No criminal charges...

Really sad.
09-18-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,102
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

have a rain or wet bike with full fenders. If it...

have a rain or wet bike with full fenders. If it rains for several days, you can still get out
09-04-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,926
Posted By xroadcharlie

I ride a bike not only for adventure and fun, but...

I ride a bike not only for adventure and fun, but for excersize. My concern is with an e bike I'm going to get lazy and use the motor too much. Since neither time nor speed are factors on my rides I...
08-07-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,672
Posted By datlas

Campagnolo C Record ...

Campagnolo C Record


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07-28-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,097
Posted By BobbyG

I know the OP was offering up his observations in...

I know the OP was offering up his observations in jest, but last spring I encountered subtle "age-ism" when my buddy was in the Intensive Care Unit and it was scary. My friend is 69 and very fit,...
07-14-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 11,347
Posted By RChung

Word to the wise: Keep this review for Veet in...

Word to the wise: Keep this review for Veet in mind: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-r...R2QP56S5P2DEGA...
07-08-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,813
Posted By 10 Wheels

Get some lights and Start about 4:30 AM be...

Get some lights and Start about 4:30 AM be finished at 10 or 11.
06-25-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,917
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

here's a good rule for the mup. nothing with a...

here's a good rule for the mup. nothing with a motor
06-16-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,641
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Socks are traditionally worn inside one’s shoes,...

Socks are traditionally worn inside one’s shoes, cycling shorts are traditionally worn with the chamois on the inside, and helmet straps are routed under the bows of a real cyclist’s eyewear. But,...
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