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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By indyfabz

Did an overnight last weekend. 27 miles on an...

Did an overnight last weekend. 27 miles on an unpaved trail then 5 of hills on road, with double digit grades. Return the same way Sunday. Heat index over 100 degrees Saturday. Managed to cook dinner...
06-29-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,674
Posted By Ghazmh

Handlebar bags are now cool.

Handlebar bags are now cool.
Forum: Foo
06-28-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,593
Posted By xiaoman1

Deal4fuji Gios Machka Good Luck, Ben

Deal4fuji
Gios
Machka
Good Luck, Ben
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By caloso

Yeah, I don’t think any of those rules are weird...

Yeah, I don’t think any of those rules are weird for a ride organized by a club.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
Forum: Foo
05-23-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,178
Posted By xiaoman1

To All, I am new to this "party" and like the...

To All,
I am new to this "party" and like the challenge of having a "theme" to work with....It makes me think "outside" of the box which is appealing to me. I would agree that not voting for a...
Forum: Touring
05-13-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By Happy Feet

Mama mia. When it rains... Glad to hear he...

Mama mia. When it rains...

Glad to hear he is recovering.
One positive is that they are very good these days at fixing some of the things that cause them. I'm the senior F/A at work and about 6...
05-12-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,900
Posted By qcpmsame

With my family history, I was sure a major heat...

With my family history, I was sure a major heat attack would have taken me long before now My dad passed at 49, while mom and I tried our best to use CPR, grandmother (paternal) had major, fatal...
04-17-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,664
Posted By wgscott

Rowan There are many additional folks cheering...

Rowan There are many additional folks cheering you on who might be too shy to post (moi).
04-12-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,664
Posted By tmac100

I have been away from this forum for some time as...

I have been away from this forum for some time as I have finally retired (at the age of 72) and now live in Portugal. Learning Portuguese is tougher than anything I have ever done - including the...
03-30-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,710
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a...

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a membership a few weeks ago!
03-25-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,745
Posted By Iride01

basically rise over run for grade or percent. ...

basically rise over run for grade or percent. The other is simply a degree as in angular measurement from the horizontal.

A 100% grade will be a 45° slope.
03-10-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,664
Posted By cooker

Best wishes to you both!

Best wishes to you both!
03-05-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,664
Posted By qcpmsame

Rowan, Just reading our post has made my...

Rowan,
Just reading our post has made my day-week-month, heck, the year for that matter. It is so good to see that you are able to get some cycling in, and you have a wonderful lady to be your guide...
02-05-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,918
Posted By peterlewis

I guess this is the new normal. We better get...

I guess this is the new normal. We better get used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By atwl77

First audax of 2021 completed yesterday! 200km of...

First audax of 2021 completed yesterday! 200km of rolling roads, 1757m elevation. Longer ride report posted over at the long distance forum: https://www.bikeforums.net/21872220-post4.html
Forum: Foo
12-30-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,555
Posted By ropetwitch

Wow! Congratulations:thumb: good news despite of...

Wow! Congratulations:thumb: good news despite of all the struggles :D
Forum: Foo
12-22-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,555
Posted By genec

:thumb: congrats and Merry Christmas

:thumb: congrats and Merry Christmas
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,892
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's been fun so far! ...

It's been fun so far!

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...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By bikecrate

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week....

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week. Missed bike riding. I did do a good amount of walks in the woods. Nothing epic, maybe 20 miles for the whole week. Saw many interesting things. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By Ogsarg

Didn't get started till 11:30 yesterday waiting...

Didn't get started till 11:30 yesterday waiting for it to warm up but got in 68 miles and 3k climbing. Started out a bit chilly, got plenty warm, and chilly again as I was getting near home. Nice to...
10-30-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,736
Posted By Phil_gretz

Contact law enforcement. That's their job.

Contact law enforcement. That's their job.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Beautiful fall day on Saturday where we did a 35...

Beautiful fall day on Saturday where we did a 35 mile loop. Sunday was a wash out which was maybe a good thing since Mike Pence and Air Force II took over our airport parking area. 3rd ride on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Chris L

Saturday: 40km or so, rolling hills. ...

Saturday: 40km or so, rolling hills.

Sunday: 49km up a valley with a mountainous 11km hike.

Continuing my recovery from a crash that left me with neck fractures among other things.

Some...
09-17-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,221
Posted By David Bierbaum

Yay. I rode my first "ride my age"

59 miles! No sparkle cramps! No barely getting back! I started early, took my time, made stops for lunch, treats, and hydration, including a self assembled root beer float made from a bottle of...
09-04-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,664
Posted By Road Fan

Happy belated birthday, Rowan! early in July, I...

Happy belated birthday, Rowan! early in July, I hit 67.
09-04-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,664
Posted By Road Fan

I just discovered, this is where the Rowan...

I just discovered, this is where the Rowan discussion went!

Machka and Rowan, best wishes to you!
08-29-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,080
Posted By John E

Happy anniversary to all here. We celebrated...

Happy anniversary to all here.

We celebrated our 47th on June 23, and our elder son and daughter-in-law just reached their tenth. He has repurposed my old 1980 Peugeot PKN-10 for pulling the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Kabuki12

You go girl!! I will check in later on this...

You go girl!! I will check in later on this weekend. I have worked 3 Saturdays in a row so my cycling has taken a hit , only riding once a week. Time to change THAT routine! Joe
08-28-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,080
Posted By Kabuki12

Machka sorry I got in a bit late. Congratulations...

Machka sorry I got in a bit late. Congratulations and I love the story! My wife and I just celebrated 45 years . I will share the story with her, always good to hear about true love and sharing...
08-25-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,751
Posted By unterhausen

Yes. I'll be here all week. Tip your wait...

Yes.

I'll be here all week. Tip your wait staff.
08-07-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,664
Posted By pdlamb

Seeing "birthday ride" in this context got me...

Seeing "birthday ride" in this context got me thinking -- always a dangerous thing! 65 miles may be a bit long for Rowan; 65 km isn't a lot better.

But the English system (not used any more by...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,658
Posted By UsedToBeFaster

Is your answer Nothing Stops you?

I was hoping you'd answer, I've read of your legendary feats discussed on the touring forum and I informally dubbed you the queen of touring! My backside got sore just reading about those thousands...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Clipped_in

I did my usual (this season) Saturday morning...

I did my usual (this season) Saturday morning ride. I rode from 68°F at home, up South Fork to 50°F. I wanted to stash some of that in my water bottle to use in the 104°F temps this afternoon. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By atwl77

600k audax. Both hot weather (36C max, according...

600k audax. Both hot weather (36C max, according to the Garmin) and heavy rain in one ride, and experienced pain in both legs with over 200km to go. But I survived and finished in time.
...
07-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

They are capsules one swallows rather than...

They are capsules one swallows rather than something one adds to water. I much prefer to separate my electrolytes, food, and water.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,078
Posted By DQRider

A Few More Random Shots

1970s Raysport Turismo - a rare bird indeed.
https://i.imgur.com/ls3BB19.png

Echoing ultrarider7...
https://i.imgur.com/Plphcj3.png

Gravel Trek
https://i.imgur.com/7gqCAUd.png

Trubador
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,078
Posted By dr_max

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,078
Posted By JW in AK

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Crossing the Gilahina River in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park a few weeks ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,078
Posted By dr_max

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On my way to Cortina d’Ampezo
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By vandalarchitect

Correct me if I’m wrong but it sounds like your...

Correct me if I’m wrong but it sounds like your looking for “hub and spoke” ride/tour ideas. Basically your hotel is the “hub,” and there are multiple riding options that are the “spokes.”
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Kabuki12

I too hope you recover quickly. I rode Sunday. I...

I too hope you recover quickly. I rode Sunday. I did 40 miles before the heat got me. I was a mile and a half from home after climbing my last hill. I did Nuun in the water bottle so recovery was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Clipped_in

I hope you are recovering well and that your...

I hope you are recovering well and that your surgery is successful. My daughter had that last month and it has been very helpful for her.

The weather has been hot here, but the mornings in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Clipped_in

Not much riding for me this weekend. I was busy...

Not much riding for me this weekend. I was busy with work and other things. But, I did get out for a 90 minute ride early Saturday. The temp was 62°F when I left my house at 5:30AM and 41°F at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By GrainBrain

Woke up early Saturday and Sunday for a 3:10am...

Woke up early Saturday and Sunday for a 3:10am and 3:30am early rides. Probably the earliest I could ever comfortably get going, would be hard to wake up earlier. Put in a 56 and 80 mile rides....
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,005
Posted By BenzFanatic

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The mini world in my glass carboy terrarium
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By ZHVelo

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was...

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was so bad it was throwing me all over the road, nearly got hit by a car. Did manage to find another pass that was doable and had nice views...
Forum: Foo
06-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,443
Posted By horatio

ingo is the winner with 4 votes. ClemsonGirl and...

ingo is the winner with 4 votes. ClemsonGirl and BobW tied with two each. Thanks for all the lovely images folks!
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