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07-28-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,240
Posted By downtube42

Any ride will do.

Any ride will do.
07-28-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,240
Posted By jackb

Whatever the length of the ride, the ride will be...

Whatever the length of the ride, the ride will be good for your health. I'm not convinced that riding 30 miles regularly is better for your physical condition and overall health than riding 20...
07-17-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By livedarklions

Gotta say, I'm not impressed. They're counting...

Gotta say, I'm not impressed. They're counting any headphones or buds, no consideration of whether they are set so people can hear. Also counting cell phones on handlebars as distracted. I use my...
07-17-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,290
Posted By Shp4man

I went for a ride yesterday, about 15 miles,...

I went for a ride yesterday, about 15 miles, about 10 or 11 average speed, all flat. I enjoyed it, actually. I have a comfortable bike, no maintenance except airing the tires, don't wear Spandex,...
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,290
Posted By Skullo

Myself , I would totally forget about the...

Myself , I would totally forget about the numbers. Get rid of the computer Strava, etc. Just spin the crank.
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,341
Posted By TiHabanero

Cycling is very inexpensive as a hobby if you...

Cycling is very inexpensive as a hobby if you ride instead of buy. Been riding a long time and never found cycling an expensive hobby at all. Spend maybe 50 dollars a year on consumables.
The big...
07-15-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,346
Posted By Wileyone

We need a "dislike" button.

We need a "dislike" button.
07-14-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By Iride01

So what does this have to do with Cycling...

So what does this have to do with Cycling Advocacy and Safety?

Why does this sub-forum continue to be an Obituary page where I guess we are supposed to show our compassion. Or it's simply an I...
06-13-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,425
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Views: 513,403
Posted By maddmaxx

75 and not ashamed of any biking I do. I ride...

75 and not ashamed of any biking I do. I ride for a little exercise and some enjoyment. I no longer record or report miles.
06-05-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,758
Posted By livedarklions

You mistranslated that as the majority of drivers...

You mistranslated that as the majority of drivers are bad. I said you had grossly distorted a survey result. QED.

If you think it's meaningful that almost all drivers think they're good and that...
06-05-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,758
Posted By Trakhak

Aha. That explains the problem with the statement...

Aha. That explains the problem with the statement "1) Majority of drivers are bad drivers (according to Expedia's Road Rage report of 2015)." "Are" is very different from "are thought to be [as...
05-29-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,902
Posted By Paul Barnard

There is no question that some vehicles are...

There is no question that some vehicles are parked or stopped in the bike lane without a thought given to how it might affect others. My tangent on this thread is that there are times when there...
05-07-21, 09:14 PM
02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,201
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

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Forum: Foo
11-22-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,106
Posted By skijor

How about something a tad less likely to...

How about something a tad less likely to instigate litigation?

Treat that kid like a cat. Perform some proactive spritzing. :innocent:
...
Forum: Foo
11-10-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By wgscott

But they save their dimmest bulbs for outside the...

But they save their dimmest bulbs for outside the lawn and garden center next to the "adult" bookshop.
11-05-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,456
Posted By CargoDane

Nothing like using a computer to complain on a...

Nothing like using a computer to complain on a website about clocks and being nostalgic for a time hundreds of years ago.
Forum: Foo
10-22-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,665
Posted By ahsposo

1. Pay your debts 2. Raise your children and...

1. Pay your debts
2. Raise your children and give them a moral compass
3. Stand with the weak against the strong
4. Eat what you kill
5. Apologize when you offend
6. Admit when you make a mistake
10-18-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,871
Posted By wolfchild

Yes there is. There are plenty of winter specific...

Yes there is. There are plenty of winter specific boots out there that are warm enough to ride for many hours in sub zero temps....The biggest problem is clipless pedals and cleated shoes which are...
10-16-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,233
Posted By wolfchild

I have found a perfect substitute for whey...

I have found a perfect substitute for whey protein powder. It's called " real food " and includes animal products such as various types of meat, fish, eggs, yogurt and milk...and I guarantee you that...
10-12-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,958
Posted By Leebo

Improving what? Don't do strava or racing...

Improving what? Don't do strava or racing imaginary strangers. I like to ride bikes, winning!
10-07-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,720
Posted By John_V

I'm more concerned with enjoyment per mile than...

I'm more concerned with enjoyment per mile than cost per mile.
09-20-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,096
Posted By livedarklions

I think you've mischaracterized his stance a bit....

I think you've mischaracterized his stance a bit. His point is that a lot of people are being driven away from bicycling because the marketing is pushing the idea that ordinary riding requires...
09-14-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,301
Posted By tomato coupe

Colonoscope?

Colonoscope?
09-13-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,790
Posted By Papa Tom

I know the OP's intention was tongue-in-cheek,...

I know the OP's intention was tongue-in-cheek, but it's interesting how we sometimes manage to turn even our favorite activity into something to feel bad about.

The bicycle, for me, is a way to...
09-09-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,790
Posted By rydabent

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are...

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are other facets to cycling.
09-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By Milton Keynes

Just because they require a name and email...

Just because they require a name and email address doesn't give it any sort of authenticity. It's very easy to think up a fake name and use a throwaway email address. How would you feel if you were...
09-03-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By Koyote

I read the article you linked. The “prior...

I read the article you linked. The “prior behavior“ that was taken into account by the court was from an incident that resulted in a police report… Nothing was pulled from some random website. So,...
09-02-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By njkayaker

??? From these sorts of websites?? No...

???

From these sorts of websites??

No one is claiming that prior behavior wasn't considered.

But it doesn't seem these websites would be used in court for that.
09-02-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,919
Posted By u235

LOL, vigilante justice. No court considers random...

LOL, vigilante justice. No court considers random unverified unaccountable uncontested one sided reports from a random website and I'm infinitely happy they don't. Would you even want them to...
08-27-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,393
Posted By Gresp15C

Conflict of interest. MIPS is a for-profit...

Conflict of interest. MIPS is a for-profit business.

The term "regulatory capture" refers to the business strategy of developing intellectual property on a technology (patents, etc.) and then...
02-21-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 130,904
Posted By livedarklions

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the...

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the most popular thread on the forum right now. I'm not actually riding right now because I've gotten to be a cold weather wimp in my dotage, but I...
02-09-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,439
Posted By koffee brown

Spinning ain't cycling. If they ever start a...

Spinning ain't cycling. If they ever start a spinning forum on this bicycle forum, it'll take me more than 10 yeara to return next time. I'm sure ****** has a spinning forum or Soul(less) cycle...
02-09-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By ramzilla

Old Fuji's, Raleighs &, Schwinns are the best...

Old Fuji's, Raleighs &, Schwinns are the best beater bikes around for cheap. And, these are also the bikes most often given away by previous owners too.
02-05-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,081
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Just another forum poster without a sense of...

Just another forum poster without a sense of perspective. Not allowing for common sense makes you the same as authoritarian bootlickers.

See how fun this can be!
02-04-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,081
Posted By DrIsotope

If you think that you are in some kind of...

If you think that you are in some kind of symbiotic relationship with drivers, you're deluding yourself. People behind the wheel do not regard bicycles as anything more than an impediment, without...
Forum: Foo
02-01-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,669
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I'd like to see Andy Reid get a Super Bowl win,...

I'd like to see Andy Reid get a Super Bowl win, he's one of the good guys in coaching and Patrick Mahomes is one of the most exciting players to watch in the NFL, so put me down for KC
01-30-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,184
Posted By San Rensho

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its...

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its like someone who is taking driving lessons to get a license buying a Ferrari.
01-29-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,184
Posted By katsup

As your first bike, look for a used one that...

As your first bike, look for a used one that costs under $500. You don't know if you'll like it or all the details of riding yet. Most people do not get their first bike right and a $500 garage...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By BobbyG

I think it's a valid question to ask in the...

I think it's a valid question to ask in the Commuting Forum. Obviously the goal of folks in the Car Free forum is to become (or stay) car free. But what about bike commuters?

The title of this...
01-22-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By downhillmaster

I once dreamt that I was unable to go for even a...

I once dreamt that I was unable to go for even a 30 mile ride without wearing spandex and cycling shoes while also loading up my cf bike with multiple water bottles, a computer, a camera, and a power...
01-02-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,439
Posted By Leisesturm

Your concern Is noted. The law, however, says...

Your concern Is noted. The law, however, says nothing about speed. Whatever is the posted speed for the road will thus be a reasonable speed to approach an intersection, just as before. The prudent...
12-31-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,719
Posted By mr_bill

After every run I disassemble, then reassemble....

After every run I disassemble, then reassemble. Oh wait, that’s top fuel.

Obviously, too little of a good thing can be very bad, but too much of a good thing is also very bad.

So periodic...
12-30-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 130,904
Posted By Bryan C.

Hoover dam panoramic pic, with a bridge, over the...

Hoover dam panoramic pic, with a bridge, over the Colorado river.
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12-26-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Maelochs

Go to Walmart or any big-box store, or much...

Go to Walmart or any big-box store, or much better, any local bike co-op if your town or city has one, and get the cheapest bike you can. See if you actually ride it.

Five miles on a bike is 25...
12-26-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 19,355
Posted By Rajflyboy

You must be be doing something seriously wrong if...

You must be be doing something seriously wrong if you cannot get a Toyota Camry to last a long time. This is one of the most reliable vehicles ever made.
12-26-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,189
Posted By indyfabz

I live with 1.5 million other people. You make it...

I live with 1.5 million other people. You make it sound like cyclists are dying in droves. Thousands upon thousands every day. As if it's a certainty. Sad mindset if you ask me.

And there are...
Forum: Foo
12-24-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By indyfabz

My now departed buddy a couple of days after he...

My now departed buddy a couple of days after he was diagnosed with lymphoma. It was our final Christmas together.

...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,589
Posted By ksryder

To be fair Dylan's songs are best when sung by...

To be fair Dylan's songs are best when sung by other people.

*ducks as he runs out of the room*
10-14-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,076
Posted By anon06

That's great that you attempted to contact...

That's great that you attempted to contact businesses about installing bike racks; it'd help out other cyclists, as well, if they do decide to install bike racks.

However, I don't think there's a...
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