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Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 823
Posted By skijor

It's alright, riding around in the breeze :thumb:...

It's alright, riding around in the breeze :thumb:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMVjToYOjbM
07-20-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,855
Posted By Whitecoyote

Wabi Special ...

Wabi Special

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,795
Posted By Doomrider74

You don't have to "despise" the marking industry...

You don't have to "despise" the marking industry at all, and doing so isn't a sign of intelligence, either (I'd argue quite the opposite). It just takes a bit of critical thinking.

Personally, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,708
Posted By rosefarts

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-10-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,024
Posted By indyfabz

Use the toilet. Or get a second litter box....

Use the toilet. Or get a second litter box. Bathroom competition problem solved. :D
07-09-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,404
Posted By indyfabz

Update: The woman was camping in town. There was...

Update: The woman was camping in town. There was a couple camping there as well. Food in both tents when the bear first showed up. After it initially left they secured their food and went back to...
07-07-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

? :foo: I must have been reading about the recent...

? :foo: I must have been reading about the recent activities of elected officials selected by the voters from a different Texas. Names could be provided in a P&R thread.
06-29-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,404
Posted By Bigbus

I had a large mutt want a piece of me so bad it...

I had a large mutt want a piece of me so bad it jumped a puny 3 foot fence while the owner looked on and simply stood there. I knew immediately by the speed it was approaching and the set of its...
06-29-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,674
Posted By 55murray

The only thing you missed was five years of...

The only thing you missed was five years of riding. Don't let that happen again!
06-29-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,674
Posted By pdlamb

On the twelfth day back on the site, bikeforums...

On the twelfth day back on the site, bikeforums gave to me:
12 brand new chain lubes
11 best clothing threads
10 better tires
9 best gravel bikes
8 sweaty helmets
7 lightest bicycles
6 where...
06-28-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,435
Posted By cb400bill

Well, the good part is after your little rant...

Well, the good part is after your little rant you’re now one post closer to ten.
06-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Am I not “racy” enough?

Every morning (almost literally) I wake up, put on spandex, and go out riding one of my “Tour de France-type” drop bar bikes. Every day I pass flat bar bikes of all sorts - mountain, hybrid,...
06-26-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,838
Posted By El Fug

The Wikipedia article on countersteering is...

The Wikipedia article on countersteering is really good. It touches on many of the points of contention I've seen in this and other threads.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Countersteering
06-25-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,838
Posted By redcon1

The effect of countersteering is easy to see in...

The effect of countersteering is easy to see in Keith Code's videos with the motorcyle fitted with a fixed bar. it is impossible to turn the motorcycle more than a few degrees off center by the...
06-24-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,143
Posted By WhyFi

Dun dun DUNNN!

Dun dun DUNNN!
06-23-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,499
Posted By indyfabz

We need a poll asking if your bottles wear socks...

We need a poll asking if your bottles wear socks and if so, what color(s).
06-23-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,499
Posted By Koyote

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not...

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not get banned.
06-23-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,144
Posted By Lazyass

New Wabi Pro crankset coming

They just posted it on their FB. I'll be buying a silver one as soon as it's on their website, I don't even care what it costs. I've been looking for a silver Omnium forever but those were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By LarrySellerz

The hybrid triggers cat 6 in the actually fast...

The hybrid triggers cat 6 in the actually fast people who are out on long structured training rides and might otherwise let me go, most of the riding I do is commuting so I'm going much harder for a...
06-22-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,838
Posted By terrymorse

Countersteering with the handlebars isn't merely...

Countersteering with the handlebars isn't merely possible on a bicycle. It is the predominant method for steering and balancing a bicycle.

Steering by shifting body weight is certainly possible on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By LarrySellerz

Weird rules for the group ride

Sup guys, I tried to ride with a group ive heard about, most of them were super nice but 2 of the leaders told me I couldn't ride with them because I didn't have any kit and didn't sign a waver,...
06-22-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,512
Posted By billridesbikes

No you should not! Jaywalking shouldn’t a crime...

No you should not! Jaywalking shouldn’t a crime in the first place. Streets are for people, and people can figure out when to cross a street, instead we criminalized walking. Jaywalking laws where...
Forum: Foo
06-22-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 954
Posted By BillyD

Not my last stick shift, but by far my favorite. ...

Not my last stick shift, but by far my favorite.

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If only they...
06-20-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,245
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. Trek.

Yes. Trek.
06-20-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,245
Posted By 10 Wheels

First Bike a HUFFY. Liked it Much....$35 New in...

First Bike a HUFFY. Liked it Much....$35 New in 1952
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06-18-21, 05:22 AM
06-17-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By P!N20

This is pretty much the aesthetic I aspire to....

This is pretty much the aesthetic I aspire to. Note aero QR lever positions.
06-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,231
Posted By indyfabz

Black fishnets.

Black fishnets.
06-16-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 952
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Sure is kinda pretty, though

Sure is kinda pretty, though
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By nabeelbashi

I think I'll be enjoying the bare tubes for a...

I think I'll be enjoying the bare tubes for a while, then maybe go with one of those fancy pants color shifting paint jobs :)
06-15-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,371
Posted By Flatforkcrown

What’s wrong with buying a used part and...

What’s wrong with buying a used part and installing it yourself?
06-15-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,895
Posted By P!N20

Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum

"I loosened the clamp bolt and took the seatpost out."

"Gumwalls don’t look very good on that bike."

"Why don’t you put a carbon fork on it?"

"How much do those cranks weigh?"

"That’s a...
06-14-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By indyfabz

I have more of a problem with people who cannot...

I have more of a problem with people who cannot even spell "Bernie" correctly.
06-13-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 995
Posted By livedarklions

Harris Cyclery Last Day

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Just now, Harris family on the last day of Harris Cyclery. They...
06-13-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By rydabent

No, if the ride is listed at a no drop ride at a...

No, if the ride is listed at a no drop ride at a certain speed, I expect everyone to adhere to that. I only drop back with a slow rider to make it a no drop ride. If I or someone else dont, it...
06-08-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,454
Posted By 10 Wheels

My 8 Speed was my best bike to Ride. 2003 year....

My 8 Speed was my best bike to Ride. 2003 year. Bought Used 2011
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06-05-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,758
Posted By genec

When someone makes a deliberate choice to drive...

When someone makes a deliberate choice to drive in a manner that is not recommended, not advised and may be against the law... then it isn't an "accident."

Failing to remain fully engaged,...
06-01-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,290
Posted By DocJames

shots fired!

shots fired!
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...
Forum: Foo
05-28-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By canklecat

Wait a second... this whole thread is a whine...

Wait a second... this whole thread is a whine because P&R was closed due to member misbehavior? :foo:

So you brought that complaint to Foo? To do what..? Screw up Foo too? :rolleyes:

And that...
05-27-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,902
Posted By tomato coupe

They're probably world tour riders. You don't see...

They're probably world tour riders. You don't see bike handling skills and fearlessness like that with ordinary cyclists.
05-27-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Trsnrtr

I don't understand your response. This is the...

I don't understand your response. This is the proper place for your question as prostate cancer is discussed here often and frequently. It's where all health related questions are posted for the 50+...
05-26-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,290
Posted By badger1

However ... I believe the op's premise is...

However ... I believe the op's premise is inherently flawed. The Stingrays were 'heavy' bikes, were they not? If so, then a whole generation of American kids were should have been getting workouts...
05-23-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,295
Posted By Sonofamechanic

This big flake is difficult to get down and then...

This big flake is difficult to get down and then smoothed out into an even gloss, but I’ a big fan too. Even in sunlight its hard to capture in a still...
...
05-21-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,753
Posted By njkayaker

What's being discussed here requires a base level...

What's being discussed here requires a base level of competence. It's a talking about a refinement of a skill people (who can ride) already have.

No one here is suggesting to start people without...
05-21-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,753
Posted By njkayaker

This thread doesn't really belong here. In...

This thread doesn't really belong here.

In any case, most people (including newbies) already think they know all they need to know about cycling and are stuck not being very good (or as good as...
05-21-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,753
Posted By njkayaker

??? No, he didn't say that. Again,...

??? No, he didn't say that.

Again, countersteering is done before (at the start of the turn). It's very brief,
05-21-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,753
Posted By Road Fan

I'm pretty convinced the physics of turning...

I'm pretty convinced the physics of turning motorcycles is identical to that of turning bicycles, be they crit geometry, stage race, loaded tourers, MTBs, audax or whatever. Same for teeny kid...
05-21-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,753
Posted By njkayaker

You are calling something else "countersteering"....

You are calling something else "countersteering".

The direction the tire is pointing is a key part of countersteering. That's why "steering" is in the term.

Countersteering is the momentary...
05-20-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,753
Posted By seypat

Maybe the OP and others are doing the deep...

Maybe the OP and others are doing the deep thinking while on practice rides. After all, the point of practice is to ingrain skills/experience until it becomes instinct/nature so you don't have to...
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