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07-04-23, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,698
Posted By Milton Keynes

Could it have been pinched between the tire &...

Could it have been pinched between the tire & rim? That's the only thing I could think of.
07-03-23, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By Milton Keynes

One thing that irritates me

Is people who don't clean up their firework trash out of the street before I go out riding on the 5th in the dark before work. Yes, I do have a headlight. No, I don't always see all the leftover...
07-01-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Milton Keynes

Probably just need to get you a new old phone or...

Probably just need to get you a new old phone or have the battery replaced if it's cost effective. In some of my old phones the batteries tended to discharge faster & faster. I just got a new phone...
06-30-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,409
Posted By Milton Keynes

Hire a crackhead. ...

Hire a crackhead.

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/jgnSujUR_68
06-28-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,403
Posted By Milton Keynes

There's no such thing as a stupid question, just...

There's no such thing as a stupid question, just stupid people.
06-28-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Milton Keynes

It certainly doesn't help that auto manufacturers...

It certainly doesn't help that auto manufacturers are making trucks and SUV's bigger and bigger every year, and everyone's staring at their phones while driving.
06-27-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,397
Posted By Milton Keynes

Come to where I live and you get to see deputies...

Come to where I live and you get to see deputies drive 65-70 MPH down the road to pull someone over for going 45 in a 35.
06-27-23, 08:29 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,033
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yes, I patch tubes. I just can't see tossing a...

Yes, I patch tubes. I just can't see tossing a tube in the trash because it has one tiny hole in it. But I don't like the stick on glueless patches, I like the ones where you buff the rubber, put...
01-17-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,638
Posted By Milton Keynes

When I'm riding in colder weather I wear nylon...

When I'm riding in colder weather I wear nylon workout pants, but unfortunately they're not skin-hugging, so the cuffs tend to be loose. To keep them from getting caught in the chain I use yellow...
01-17-23, 09:35 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,934
Posted By Milton Keynes

Drinking non-alcoholic beer is like burning...

Drinking non-alcoholic beer is like burning incense that smells like pot.
01-12-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By Milton Keynes

Giant bikes, you say? ...

Giant bikes, you say?


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I notice they didn't put the lock on right, some...
01-12-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 11,955
Posted By Milton Keynes

Because they loved it! They couldn't get enough...

Because they loved it! They couldn't get enough of it! Flibbetyfloob!


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01-09-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,062
Posted By Milton Keynes

Next you'll be telling me my frame marked...

Next you'll be telling me my frame marked "Peugot" is a cheap Chinese fake...
01-09-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By Milton Keynes

My helmet mounted light is used in addition to...

My helmet mounted light is used in addition to the taillights I have on my bike.
12-29-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Milton Keynes

As long as it's a "giant laser." ...

As long as it's a "giant laser."

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12-28-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,865
Posted By Milton Keynes

Dear Bike Penthouse Forum, I never thought that...

Dear Bike Penthouse Forum, I never thought that this would ever happen to me...
12-27-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,865
Posted By Milton Keynes

Never on the first date.

Never on the first date.
12-27-22, 08:49 AM
12-27-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,269
Posted By Milton Keynes

I saw one like this where a guy was being stalked...

I saw one like this where a guy was being stalked by a cougar, but he was armed with a pistol. He fired a few shots at it, don't think he hit it but eventually scared it off. The thing is if he'd...
12-25-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,269
Posted By Milton Keynes

Warm kitty, soft kitty, Little ball of fur ...

Warm kitty, soft kitty,
Little ball of fur
Happy kitty, sleepy kitty
purr purr purr
12-03-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,227
Posted By Milton Keynes

This is why I'm glad I ride an old bike. The...

This is why I'm glad I ride an old bike. The paint is in excellent condition, but if it gets a little blemish I'm not going to fret over it. I'd just consider it a battle scar.
11-27-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,133
Posted By Milton Keynes

When I've talked about my hybrid bike in the past...

When I've talked about my hybrid bike in the past to someone, they thought I was talking about a motorcycle with an electric motor drive and a gasoline engine to charge the battery.
11-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,088
Posted By Milton Keynes

Locally, all I know of are some old railbeds...

Locally, all I know of are some old railbeds turned into biking/hiking trails, no motor vehicles allowed. It's nice to ride on them without worrying about getting run over.
11-19-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,530
Posted By Milton Keynes

I once found a bottle of vodka in a dumpster...

I once found a bottle of vodka in a dumpster...
11-16-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,064
Posted By Milton Keynes

Have you seen what it does to metal pipes? If it...

Have you seen what it does to metal pipes? If it can do that, think of what it's doing to your stomach...
11-16-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Milton Keynes

Now I know what to do with that old wheel that's...

Now I know what to do with that old wheel that's hanging in my garage.
11-16-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,285
Posted By Milton Keynes

One of the dumbest things you can do is stand...

One of the dumbest things you can do is stand behind a jet aircraft which is beginning its takeoff roll. If that jet wash is powerful enough to propel a multi-ton aircraft down the runway and into...
11-16-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,423
Posted By Milton Keynes

I just wear my regular prescription glasses with...

I just wear my regular prescription glasses with sunglasses which clip on to them.
11-16-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,285
Posted By Milton Keynes

Roger, Roger.

Roger, Roger.
11-15-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,795
Posted By Milton Keynes

I don't know if this is the brightest, but this...

I don't know if this is the brightest, but this is the one I just bought: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HEF6R9Q?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details. It's pretty bright, very hard to look...
11-15-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,198
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've never had an issue with V-brakes once...

I've never had an issue with V-brakes once they're properly set up.
11-15-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,285
Posted By Milton Keynes

That picture reminds me of the story of the Gimli...

That picture reminds me of the story of the Gimli Glider. Air Canada flight which ran out of fuel because they mixed up imperial/metric units, glided down to land at the unused runway at Gimli to...
11-15-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,381
Posted By Milton Keynes

There are a lot of hobbies which are a lot more...

There are a lot of hobbies which are a lot more expensive than riding bikes. Want to get rid of a lot of money quickly? Go buy a boat or a horse.
11-15-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,381
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you can afford it, it makes you happy, and it...

If you can afford it, it makes you happy, and it doesn't negatively impact your life, then go for it.
11-12-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,910
Posted By Milton Keynes

It's not that it takes a lot of time swapping out...

It's not that it takes a lot of time swapping out one cassette, but just the hassle of having to swap them out often because they keep getting chewed up by the chain. I'd rather be riding my bike...
11-10-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,910
Posted By Milton Keynes

$9? I'm guessing this is another Pride of China...

$9? I'm guessing this is another Pride of China product made from soft steel which will deform the first time you use it. Kind of like when my wife bought screwdrivers at the dollar store... first...
11-09-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By Milton Keynes

What kind of handlebars are you using? And are...

What kind of handlebars are you using? And are you changing hand positions often? The reason I ask is because back when I was riding a hybrid with flat bars, on long rides I would eventually start...
11-07-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,006
Posted By Milton Keynes

If it's still nice enough (50+ degrees F) to ride...

If it's still nice enough (50+ degrees F) to ride outside in the mornings, I will. Otherwise, I put my bike on the trainer and just spin for about 45 minutes while I listen to old radio programs.
11-07-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,319
Posted By Milton Keynes

I remember when I was a kid in the 70's reading a...

I remember when I was a kid in the 70's reading a book from the 50's saying "You will go to the moon/" I think the authors would be shocked to know that, while we have been to the moon, in the 21st...
10-07-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,802
Posted By Milton Keynes

Last summer when we camped near Custer, we went...

Last summer when we camped near Custer, we went to Custer State Park to see buffalo & other wildlife. We drove around for half an hour or so looking at trees and fields, never seeing anything. ...
10-06-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,120
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yes, I've registered both my bikes on...

Yes, I've registered both my bikes on bikeindex.com as well as wrote the serial numbers down and kept them in a safe place.
10-06-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,802
Posted By Milton Keynes

Since this is a happy thread I thought I'd share...

Since this is a happy thread I thought I'd share a heartwarming story. A few months ago, one of my customers brought in her ~3 YO son's Thomas the Train bike to have the tires fixed. The tubes were...
10-06-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,611
Posted By Milton Keynes

It;s just a waffer thin mint...

It;s just a waffer thin mint...
10-05-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree, I think this is the thing I hate the...

I agree, I think this is the thing I hate the most. I start to get paranoid about why they're staying behind me instead of passing.
10-05-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,308
Posted By Milton Keynes

The audacity of calling someone a Karen for using...

The audacity of calling someone a Karen for using proper cycling etiquette...
10-04-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,211
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've ridden in front of county deputies with my...

I've ridden in front of county deputies with my wheel lights on on my bike and they didn't say or do anything. But it was a bicycle rather than a car, and it was a county deputy rather than the...
10-04-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,211
Posted By Milton Keynes

That is incredibly creepy. This picture needs...

That is incredibly creepy. This picture needs the broken music box music with a child singing with that creepy echo effect.
10-03-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,611
Posted By Milton Keynes

He mentioned the meaning of life! ...

He mentioned the meaning of life!

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10-03-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,611
Posted By Milton Keynes

Not if it's a vampire bike. But you can't ride...

Not if it's a vampire bike. But you can't ride them in the sunlight or else they'll crumble into dust.
10-03-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,211
Posted By Milton Keynes

Instead of after work, I do it in the morning...

Instead of after work, I do it in the morning before work. Even in the summer it's a good idea to have lights on when I'm riding just as the sun is coming up. But now the days are shorter so it's...
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