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01-05-23, 10:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,182
Posted By Iride01

Most of the people doing spin class aren't laid...

Most of the people doing spin class aren't laid back that I've seen. They go at it to exhaustion. Take a water bottle with you.
12-27-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hermes

Moderation Note: For those bickering back and...

Moderation Note: For those bickering back and forth, please stop. You have made your points and some of the posts are borderline infractions. Thank you in advance for your compliance. We will do...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,220
Posted By obrentharris

288,400 feet of climbing. 3,840 miles. 75...

288,400 feet of climbing. 3,840 miles. 75 feet/mile.
Respectable for a 70-year-old I think.
Brent
12-26-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,198
Posted By Lombard

Here goes another...

Here goes another thread...........................


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12-23-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,491
Posted By spelger

Great way to start a thread.

Great way to start a thread.
12-17-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By rsbob

You keep this up and we are kicking you out of...

You keep this up and we are kicking you out of the 50+ area. :D
12-16-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,359
Posted By PeteHski

It's not a new concept and I'm not aware of any...

It's not a new concept and I'm not aware of any commercial links.

I came across this idea myself a couple of years ago, but don't actively do it. The science is pretty thin on the ground, but...
12-16-22, 01:08 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,359
Posted By Darth Lefty

Maybe we should get degaussed like battleships

Maybe we should get degaussed like battleships
12-15-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,359
Posted By Sorcerer

Being mildly gullible after being exposed to...

Being mildly gullible after being exposed to earthing I gave it a try for a while, in summery weather, No, I didn't try barefoot running, but I did change the way I ran.
My impression is favorable....
12-15-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,359
Posted By rsbob

https://chopra.com/articles/grounding-the-human-bo...

https://chopra.com/articles/grounding-the-human-body-the-healing-benefits-of-earthing


If it works for her that is great. It sounds a bit woo woo to me, like pyramid power, healing crystals and...
12-15-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,118
Posted By Trakhak

That there are Ovation guitars old enough to be...

That there are Ovation guitars old enough to be referred to as "vintage" came as a bit of a shock.
12-15-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,043
Posted By staehpj1

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder...

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder why 50 year old kids need a forum due to advancing age.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,135
Posted By rsbob

The fact that he was so blatant points to a real...

The fact that he was so blatant points to a real dope. Rim shot.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,135
Posted By rsbob

Well there once was a guy named Lance….

Well there once was a guy named Lance….
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,135
Posted By tomato coupe

Make believe data riding in a make believe world?

Make believe data riding in a make believe world?
12-05-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,025
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some ardent self described bicycling safety...

Some ardent self described bicycling safety advocates, who insist that they are "bicycle drivers" entitled to drive their bicycle like any other vehicle, might choose to ride in the middle of a...
12-05-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,025
Posted By tomato coupe

You could have a 20 foot shoulder and some...

You could have a 20 foot shoulder and some cyclists would still ride far left.
12-04-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By tomato coupe

The OP asked if anyone had experience with two...

The OP asked if anyone had experience with two specific wheels made by Roval.
12-04-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By MattTheHat

I’ve got over 12,000 miles on a pair of C38s on...

I’ve got over 12,000 miles on a pair of C38s on my Roubaix and another 12,000 miles on a pair of Terra CLXs on my Creo. There’s no ride difference that I can tell. Both roll great and are smooth....
12-04-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By davester

Pretty much any ride I do around here (northern...

Pretty much any ride I do around here (northern California), there's about 1,000' of climbing per 10 miles, so your ride exceeds that by a fair amount. It's almost impossible to do a flat ride here....
12-03-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By MinnMan

4000' in 30 miles is respectable, for sure. I...

4000' in 30 miles is respectable, for sure. I consider anything in the neighborhood of 80-100 feet/mile to be a hilly ride.
12-03-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By canklecat

Well done. Yeah, about a year after I resume...

Well done. Yeah, about a year after I resume cycling in 2015 after a 30+ year hiatus, I got bored with the flattish trails and realized that if I wanted to explore the rest of my area I'd need to...
12-02-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,442
Posted By jackb

Ride as if you are invisible.

Ride as if you are invisible.
12-01-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,029
Posted By Koyote

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per...

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per month, much of it on indoors on a turbo trainer."

I'm surprised he didn't die of boredom.
12-01-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,029
Posted By tempocyclist

I guess "Man in his 50's dies after failing to...

I guess "Man in his 50's dies after failing to seek medical attention for chest pain" is a less clickbait worthy article title...
11-30-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By OldTryGuy

AWESOME ride and expectations for the future....

AWESOME ride and expectations for the future. :thumb::thumb:



r.e. bold IMO, if you don't go down swinging, you haven't tried hard enough!!! ENJOY THE MILES WITH SMILES
11-30-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By peterws

I just go for short trips, about 15miles only,...

I just go for short trips, about 15miles only, but after 4, it's uphill. Steeply, through my little city, and I can take it further by heading to Fell Top, where a monumen exists. Many cyclists use...
11-30-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By rsbob

I am surrounded by hills other than some limited...

I am surrounded by hills other than some limited flats. To do any sort of mileage, one has to climb. When I first moved here I found the climbs a wearisome necessity. After begrudgingly taking...
11-30-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By BTinNYC

Go man go!

Go man go!
11-29-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By rsbob

You sure you are not in your 30s?

You sure you are not in your 30s?
11-29-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By downtube42

Ha, yeah, I moved from Indiana to Oregon at 57,...

Ha, yeah, I moved from Indiana to Oregon at 57, so climbing also became my thing by necessity. I'm slow af climbing, at 215 lbs, but I love it. Actually kind of hate it in the moment, but as soon as...
11-29-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By fat biker

Damn! Go get 'em Tomm. fat biker

Damn!
Go get 'em Tomm.

fat biker
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,196
Posted By Chuck M

Eliminate the valve stem and it eliminates people...

Eliminate the valve stem and it eliminates people arguing where the label or the inflation marking should be.
11-18-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,037
Posted By Koyote

Prediction: This thread will be locked down...

Prediction: This thread will be locked down within four posts.
11-16-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,569
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Louisville international airport took a...

Louisville international airport took a neighborhood, and they bought half another one, and took a part of a road, part of a bike lane doesn't sound that bad.
11-15-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,569
Posted By Steve B.

No, I stopped caring about this issue.

No, I stopped caring about this issue.
11-15-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,569
Posted By livedarklions

Compared to what? LaGuardia has two runways. ...

Compared to what? LaGuardia has two runways.

BTW, I think the solution here is obvious, just put a bike lane on each of the runways.
11-10-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,746
Posted By 3alarmer

...if only there were a dedicated forum for that.

...if only there were a dedicated forum for that.
11-10-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,746
Posted By PeteHski

Isn't there already a vintage bike scene?

Isn't there already a vintage bike scene?
11-09-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By veganbikes

Probably not, I don't think it will hurt anything...

Probably not, I don't think it will hurt anything especially off road but I don't think it is crucial. So far I haven't had any customers with fallen batteries.
11-07-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Yes I have done it. No problems whatsoever.

Yes I have done it. No problems whatsoever.
11-07-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By badger1

As far as I know, yes. I have a 2019 Sirrus X...

As far as I know, yes. I have a 2019 Sirrus X Carbon, on which FS 1.0 was stock. Defective out of the box, it was changed to FS 2.0 (not 1.5) -- the hydraulically-damped version w/dial etc. No issues...
11-06-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,490
Posted By RH Clark

You have just been lucky. There are some out...

You have just been lucky. There are some out there that will pull you off. I've encountered hundreds that ran and barked, without incident, but I was also wrecked by a Pit that grabbed me. Some dogs...
11-06-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,490
Posted By dedhed

I think I'd take my chances on the legal system...

I think I'd take my chances on the legal system on the minuscule chance I was caught, rather than the legal system on finding an owner and insurance after getting bit.
11-06-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By chaadster

In my experience with Bon Jons and Herse tires...

In my experience with Bon Jons and Herse tires generally, the problem with running them tubeless, as Polaris OBark said, is the flimsy, er, supple sidewall which is both hard to seal and to keep...
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By mschwett

lots of choices for bolt on top tube bags. i...

lots of choices for bolt on top tube bags. i believe they all have 6.4cm spacing. be careful of the fit up front due to the future shock.
10-29-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By Airfehr

He looks to be enjoying himself. Bet he doesn't...

He looks to be enjoying himself. Bet he doesn't care if you get it.
10-23-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By Mtracer

Here's my effort to put some numbers on this. I...

Here's my effort to put some numbers on this. I could certainly have made a mistake, so don't anyone take these as fact.

Seems like there are two possible failure modes; excess rotational forces...
09-30-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,096
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I thought I would just answer the question and...

I thought I would just answer the question and not make you run the usual BF gauntlet of snarky comments, scolding and other inane comments.
09-25-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By JohnDThompson

I strap one to the back of my helmet. That puts...

I strap one to the back of my helmet. That puts it up high enough to be easily visible. I had one person ask if it was a camera. It's not, but if thinking it might be a camera makes people behave...
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