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01-16-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By msu2001la

If you've been happy with GP 4000 S II's, you'll...

If you've been happy with GP 4000 S II's, you'll love the GP 5000.
I've run 32mm tubeless GP 5000's in conditions exactly as you describe and it's great for that. I also like to run 33mm CX tires...
01-12-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 400
Posted By JW Fas

WARNING: EXPLOSIVES ON BOARD Drivers will...

WARNING: EXPLOSIVES ON BOARD

Drivers will give you both a wide berth.
01-11-23, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By VegasJen

Did I do good?

As some of you may recall, I've been shopping for a tri bike. Was out in Florida visiting family and, as is my habit, was perusing the local CL bikes for sale. Ran across this package for $1000....
01-04-23, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By rsbob

Why not contact a bike shop in Paris and have...

Why not contact a bike shop in Paris and have them put one aside for you?

Don’t know of any bike box that can be broken down to fit in a pannier.
12-16-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,931
Posted By dedhed

Ride it like you stole it...

Ride it like you stole it...
12-14-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By DangerousDanR

I once came home from work to find a cougar on my...

I once came home from work to find a cougar on my front porch. I grabbed my friend Mr. Weatherby from my office and we went out to look for the cougar, but we never got a trace of it once we got into...
12-14-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By big john

I have a Manx. He just showed up when I lived in...

I have a Manx. He just showed up when I lived in the hills 11 years ago. People dump animals in that area but he was the first one who wanted to live with us. He was quite the hunter back then and...
12-02-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,635
Posted By jaxgtr

I had a Project 1 Domane and on my 3rd or 4th...

I had a Project 1 Domane and on my 3rd or 4th ride, I got pushed off the road by a car that got a little close and I hit a patch of rocks and such on the road and one shot out from under my front...
12-02-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,635
Posted By Reflector Guy

I do like his reflector though. :thumb:

I do like his reflector though. :thumb:
12-01-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,635
Posted By indyfabz

Id be more concerned about the dork disc, at...

Id be more concerned about the dork disc, at least if you want to be considered a serious cyclist.
11-15-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,092
Posted By thin_concrete

Yeah - I use the Cygolite 350 and it’s great....

Yeah - I use the Cygolite 350 and it’s great. Very happy with how long it holds its charge and its brightness.
11-15-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,092
Posted By icemilkcoffee

A-ha! Good find!

A-ha! Good find!
11-15-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,092
Posted By jon c.

I don't know if it's the brightest, but the...

I don't know if it's the brightest, but the Cygolite 350 is very bright and clips onto a saddlebag
11-06-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,162
Posted By NomarsGirl

i figure if i walk my bike up the hill, i still...

i figure if i walk my bike up the hill, i still got it to the top under my own power.
10-11-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,112
Posted By indyfabz

I do not like green eggs and ham.

I do not like green eggs and ham.
10-06-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,969
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am sorry that it happened, but thankful your...

I am sorry that it happened, but thankful your wife is okay. With a little effort, you'll be able to identify the cyclist. In this country it is a good idea to look all ways when crossing even when...
09-27-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,170
Posted By urbanknight

Yes, but you can only exaggerate one of them.

Yes, but you can only exaggerate one of them.
09-22-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By Milton Keynes

That's why I ride at night wearing all black...

That's why I ride at night wearing all black clothes riding an all black bike with no lights. If they can't see you, they can't hit you! :)
09-07-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 634
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Gum. actually use to this a a lot in high...

Gum.

actually use to this a a lot in high school. I actually remember the wrestlers would use this to help shave weight. Not sure it really worked for that, but it did keep your mouth moist.
09-07-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 634
Posted By Inusuit

Chewing gum works for me.

Chewing gum works for me.
08-07-22, 03:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By indyfabz

The bear pictured above was on a Forest Service...

The bear pictured above was on a Forest Service road in Yaak, MT. In 2017 I was camping on the edge of the Allegheny National Forest. There were some faded warning signs about bears at the campground...
08-06-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By rsbob

Ran across a black bear yesterday on a paved U.S...

Ran across a black bear yesterday on a paved U.S Forrest service road. Was finishing a 15 mile all out TT with 300 meters to finish. When I got out the saddle to sprint it out, 30 meters ahead a...
08-06-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By raceboy

Honest, Mom. It grabbed onto my wheel and...

Honest, Mom. It grabbed onto my wheel and followed me home!
08-06-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,595
Posted By indyfabz

And there was this in 2020. Barely escaped with...

And there was this in 2020. Barely escaped with my life.

...
07-22-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By ZIPP2001

Turn up the heat !

I've always enjoyed riding when the temps and humidity start to rise. So, with this little heat wave we've been having I've been in my happy place. I've had the trails to myself the last four days...
07-12-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 951
Posted By Iride01

On my ride yesterday there was a big doe standing...

On my ride yesterday there was a big doe standing right where I crashed in 2019 for unknown reasons and was in the hospital with a concussion.

Every anniversary of that crash since, there have...
07-09-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,503
Posted By Paul Barnard

EBikes most assuredly have their place. In the...

EBikes most assuredly have their place. In the case of my wife's, she can adjust the amount of assist from none all the way up to a lot. Her Ebike allows her to be able to ride with me when I do a...
07-04-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,503
Posted By rsbob

Some do and some don’t. For some, its a way to...

Some do and some don’t. For some, its a way to get outside and cruise around with minimal exertion and enjoy the scenery. For others, like my wife and her girlfriend, both skilled former century...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By stevel610

One would think publicity surrounding the...

One would think publicity surrounding the possibility of setting the all time win record would be enough to get him there. Couldn't buy that much exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By headwind15

Yes to Froome no to Cavendish

Anyone think it's weird that with basically no decent recent race results, that Israel is letting Chris Froome race the TDF and the boss at Quick step is absolutely dead set on not sending last...
06-22-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By HelpSingularity

I'm with 3alarmer, I now only use chains with the...

I'm with 3alarmer, I now only use chains with the quick-link, KMC and SRAM. It is practically idiot proof, and I should know. :lol:
06-22-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...quick links seem to work pretty well for...

.
...quick links seem to work pretty well for me. Not sure what you mean by a "press in pin" ? The newer chain pins are often peened, so when you press one in and out again, it enlarges the plate...
06-22-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,453
Posted By Tawraste666

No, get good stuff. A friend of mine used a...

No, get good stuff.
A friend of mine used a poundshop puncture repair kit and had the glue melt right off the tube due to the heat generated from braking on a fast and long descent.
Personally, I...
06-21-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By ZIPP2001

Really missed riding my bike.

Man did I miss riding my bike for the last 21 days. The last time I wasn't on my bike for this long was when I got hit by a car in the early 90's. So, I welcome myself back by riding the trails in...
06-19-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By easyupbug

That's why we use the Keen sandals, they have toe...

That's why we use the Keen sandals, they have toe covers and are much like a mess shoe w/o the mesh.
https://www.rei.com/product/765247/keen-commuter-bike-sandals-mens
06-19-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By easyupbug

In the heat this time of year in Southern AZ...

In the heat this time of year in Southern AZ quality SPD sandals, Keens and Shimano SD5, work well for all but the most vigorous rides.
06-09-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Steve B.

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".
05-20-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By ZIPP2001

Still enjoy climbing.

I'm about 70lbs. heavier than when I raced (road bikes) back in the 80's - 90's. I still enjoy my road bikes but spend way more time in the woods away from the steel bulls(cars). I have worked and...
05-06-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's field trip Friday.

Half day Friday is here, and we will make it a field trip Friday. I was off to visit a little trail network about 25 minutes from work for the first time. My goal for this year is to visit at least...
05-05-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By SpedFast

I'm on my 3rd bike cover now. The sun eats them...

I'm on my 3rd bike cover now. The sun eats them up in a year. I've switched up to motorcycle specific cover that is much heavier. And yes, leaving your bike under them all the time is an invitation...
04-02-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By ZIPP2001

Putting miles on the new bike.

I bought my Orbea Occam H30 right at the end of last year and only did two rides before winter hit and I was on my studded fat bike. Now winter is gone, and I can get in more rides with the still new...
03-28-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By tallbikeman

Mud riding and dog walking

This morning we have a little bit of rain in the Sacramento area which brings on the mud. My dogs don't care about either of these events, they still want to walk. Several years ago I switched over...
03-12-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,009
Posted By ZIPP2001

The fight is on !

It's that time of year when winter and spring start to fight over the weather pattern. We get snow then some nice weather, then snow, and nice weather. This tends to go on for about a month. So,...
03-11-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By zandoval

3D Print Wheel Trueing Gadget

This little device just mounts to your seat tube via rubber bands. You can then check and adjust the true of your rear wheel using coat hanger wires inserted into the holes. If interested I posted...
03-10-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,735
Posted By rm -rf

Yeah, my old Kurt Kinetic doesn't destroy my...

Yeah, my old Kurt Kinetic doesn't destroy my tires either. Years ago, I had another trainer and a MTB and some smooth tread mountain bike tires. Every trainer session ended up with lots of sand sized...
03-08-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,713
Posted By LiftandPedal

Picking heavy things up and putting them back...

Picking heavy things up and putting them back down again is good for all sorts of reasons. Strength is inversely correlated with all cause mortality as we age; heavy, load bearing exercise increases...
02-23-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By passive jay

Almost done!

Had to order a different gooseneck but other than that it is done!
...
02-19-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By ZIPP2001

Never too old to have some winter fun.

Well winter has moved into the ice season stage out on the trails. Makes for a more challenging ride and making sure you're running the right tire pressure for the conditions. I started out a little...
02-17-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
Posted By dedhed

http://fenceworkshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/0...

http://fenceworkshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Bike-frame-fence.jpg
Forum: Northeast
01-22-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,320
Posted By ZIPP2001

Perfect riding conditions !

With the cold temps sticking around and the snowmobiles packing the trails it makes for perfect riding condition. How can you not have fun riding across the frozen swamp and pond? What an awesome day...
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