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06-05-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,194
Posted By Rdmonster69

My First 50 Miler ....... Update ! Second 50 miler !!

The title is not entirely accurate. I did 50 miles when I was about 15 but that was 1985. No cramps in the night but super tired !! I was *****ing about "look at me" types in a different thread and...
05-23-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By Biker395

A Day in the Mountains

Health related issues have kept my cycling to a minimum as of late, but I managed to get out there yesterday. Besides being a generally beautiful day, it was also noteworthy for something else ......
05-21-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By Phil_gretz

What about bones, cartilage, tendons, and...

What about bones, cartilage, tendons, and ligaments for structural support? And then there's the central nervous system, which includes sensory inputs (touch, hearing/balance, sight) to make...
05-03-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,840
Posted By rsbob

Was chased by a dog but was doing about 18 when I...

Was chased by a dog but was doing about 18 when I heard his nails clicking on the pavement behind me, I got out of the saddle and sprinted up to 26 for a short while and dropped him. Never saw the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 240,924
Posted By big john

Too windy for road riding near home yesterday so...

Too windy for road riding near home yesterday so I drove to a mountain bike trail about 45 miles from home. It was nice there and I got really tired. I didn't take pictures but found some on the web....
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,271
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, it's brutal here in the D/FW area. My...

Yeah, it's brutal here in the D/FW area. My mini-weather station says 12F outside now with wind chill around -7F. About 6" snow. For this area that's uncommon and harsh. I'm expecting plumbing...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,497
Posted By WhyFi

I think that "third world" is more in need of...

I think that "third world" is more in need of being defined than "club."
01-14-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By skidder

Take up a martial art. You'll learn how to fall,...

Take up a martial art. You'll learn how to fall, and it'll become instinctive. It wont prevent you from getting hurt, but its the difference between a few bruises and a trip to the ER.
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Seattle Forrest

One day Schrodinger gets pulled over. "Do you...

One day Schrodinger gets pulled over. "Do you know how fast you were going?" the officer asked him. "No idea, but I know exactly where I am!" he replied.​​​​​​
01-07-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,225
Posted By 79pmooney

The first few million doses aren't enough to do...

The first few million doses aren't enough to do more than spare some of the elderly and front line workers. The rest of us are going to go about our virus spreading ways. Yeah. even if this virus...
01-04-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By jack pot

the Chinese deal with people like this guy...

the Chinese deal with people like this guy quicker and better than US :)
Forum: Foo
12-29-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By tyrion

Dancing robots!

They can't drive cars yet, but boy can they dance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn3KWM1kuAw
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 265,745
Posted By MoAlpha

Merry Christmas, all you goyim and others. Even...

Merry Christmas, all you goyim and others. Even though I’m a cynical old atheist, I love this celebration of birth and hope, I dig the wonderful symbolism, and I wish everyone peace and joy on this...
12-19-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I used to wonder why I didn't see more old folks...

I used to wonder why I didn't see more old folks hiking mountain trails, since it seems like such a perfect exercise for preserving health, flexibility, balance, all that good stuff. Gradually, I...
12-05-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
Posted By Trevtassie

YES Signed: your cousins from Australia ...

YES
Signed: your cousins from Australia

PS: We're really concerned, you've gotta stay off the gear, you're looking a little crazy at the moment.
Forum: Foo
11-30-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,307
Posted By downtube42

The key to this story is: Boeing Screwed Up. By...

The key to this story is: Boeing Screwed Up. By published accounts, their initial response was more mismanagement, driven by budgetary, image, and scheduling concerns. The key to trusting Boeing...
11-27-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,645
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It could be simply lack of appropriate exercise,...

It could be simply lack of appropriate exercise, though osteo is probably involved. Cycling only moves our joints through a small range of motion, only in one plane, and at rather low forces. That's...
11-15-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,604
Posted By canklecat

The impression I'm getting from some family,...

The impression I'm getting from some family, acquaintances and social media contacts who are, to varying degrees, in denial about the pandemic, is that they're tired of the uncertainty and just want...
11-08-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,199
Posted By crn3371

You might consider pairing the too thin shirt...

You might consider pairing the too thin shirt with a wind vest.
11-08-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,199
Posted By DiabloScott

There are some good breathable jackets that might...

There are some good breathable jackets that might fit the bill.

Otherwise, a performance T-shirt under a regular ss jersey plus good arm warmers gives lots of options to adjust.
...
11-06-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,456
Posted By jpescatore

Much like for those annoying Check Engine Light...

Much like for those annoying Check Engine Light or Low Toner Indicators, there is an inexpensive solution for those blinking time displays:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 265,745
Posted By datlas

They are predicting good weather for us this...

They are predicting good weather for us this weekend. I am planning a semi-epic 80 mile ride on Saturday with a handful of friends. If I am really ambitious I will ride to/from the start for a full...
10-26-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By John E

I am blessed by being devoid of any natural...

I am blessed by being devoid of any natural athletic ability. I am in very good cardiovascular shape and physically fit, and that is what really counts. I compete only against myself. My wife started...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,357
Posted By Koyote

For something like cf wheels, I would either buy...

For something like cf wheels, I would either buy a name brand or stick with aluminum rims. That's not really a place where I want to take a chance.
10-14-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By Wildwood

Wife's gone to visit Dad, Home Alone

So I brought some bikes into the house from the garage.

Makes the house less empty.
Makes me smile.
Is this an illness?

a sample...
10-12-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,531
Posted By 10 Wheels

I track the Miles for maintenance on the bikes.

I track the Miles for maintenance on the bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 265,745
Posted By indyfabz

My kind of road. Not one man made sound. Not even...

My kind of road. Not one man made sound. Not even airplanes. Just birds, insects and the rustling of the grasses thanks to a nice breeze.
...
10-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,796
Posted By Random11

My first century

I rode my first century today--104 miles. I read Tomm Williams' thread on his century and I took the easy way out. Flat multi-use path, temperature in the 70s, and did four out-and-backs to total up...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 265,745
Posted By datlas

It’s a beautiful fall morning. Time to ride!

It’s a beautiful fall morning. Time to ride!
10-01-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,911
Posted By Biker395

Harumph ... try being a Jet fan. OMG. ...

Harumph ... try being a Jet fan. OMG.



:thumb:

The bubble paradigm seems to be going well for the NBA so far. Maybe the NFL should have taken a similar strategy.

Not so much a fan of...
09-30-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,911
Posted By canklecat

The only reason I'd care a tiny bit is because...

The only reason I'd care a tiny bit is because our misplaced emphasis on sports happens to affect employment of many ordinary folks and their families. I feel badly for them.

But the team owners...
09-24-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Biker395

Took a short evening ride with a friend before he...

Took a short evening ride with a friend before he had to get back on a plane for Michigan. Very breezy (typical) initially, but as the sun began to fall, the breeze slowed down and it was quiet and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 148,483
Posted By BillyD

You can't beat a marching band halftime show from...

You can't beat a marching band halftime show from a well trained school. Personally, I love the drumlines best.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW0N98jtuRc
09-20-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,922
Posted By Pop N Wood

I've lived with Asperger's or Asperger's like...

I've lived with Asperger's or Asperger's like symptoms my whole life. didn't realize it until a few years ago. Never fit in, never communicated well with others, always felt like I didn't belong. ...
09-16-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By John E

As you can read from my signature, I am with you...

As you can read from my signature, I am with you 100% on "rebuild rather than just buy new." I did originally buy the UO-8 new for my wife, but as a bare frame that I built up with the handlebars,...
09-02-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By woodcraft

Some pics from BITD

I came across these in a photo album that I hadn't seen.

About to embark on trip from SF area to New England via Vancouver in 1973, at age 19.

20 lb bike, 20 lbs of gear, tubular tires,...
08-27-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,920
Posted By mr_bill

In 35 years, haven't you EVER noticed that the...

In 35 years, haven't you EVER noticed that the anti-bike ranters at town meeting, city council meeting, community boards, etc have almost always been and continue to be OLDER than you are?

And...
08-27-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,920
Posted By noimagination

To the extent that people will learn, it will be...

To the extent that people will learn, it will be slowly.

I've been riding in my area (NYC suburban) for >35 years. Drivers are much more aware of cyclists now, and are much more likely to pass...
Forum: Foo
08-18-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,832
Posted By clemsongirl

wgscott....your golden looks like mine when i was...

wgscott....your golden looks like mine when i was a child.....wonderful dogs!!! good that they, you and the family are safe!!!!!



that sounds like it was written by someone who actually has...
08-11-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,396
Posted By holytrousers

I hope i'll get that experience too when i get...

I hope i'll get that experience too when i get hold of a tensiometer :thumb:

Sheldon Brown's website is like a bible, it got me hooked into bicycle mechanics and gave me the courage to do...
08-08-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,399
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Gonna hit the iron at 50+

Setting up my gym today after a 4 years off the weights. Blew out my guts at 48 and had some mesh installed to hold in my intestines :lol:. The bikes are keeping me in great aerobic shape but not...
08-07-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,565
Posted By skidder

The day a man stops admiring the young ladies...

The day a man stops admiring the young ladies (just admiring) he better be in the 'dirt nap' position. For me its more a situation of admiring the youth and recalling those days of my own youth with...
08-06-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,565
Posted By Biker395

I love people watching. Not just the bikinis,...

I love people watching. Not just the bikinis, but everyone. I find myself looking at them, and wondering who they are and what they are about. If life has taught me nothing, it is that you can't...
08-05-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 956
Posted By DeadGrandpa

There is a non-deet mosquito repellent called...

There is a non-deet mosquito repellent called REPEL, available at Walmart and Target, that works pretty well against mosquitoes and somewhat against the biting flies. It's made with lemon and...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,750
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Knife edge on nearby Eldorado. Round trip is 10...

Knife edge on nearby Eldorado. Round trip is 10 miles with 6,800 feet of vert. 🤯 That's the North Cascades for you.
...
08-03-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,817
Posted By oldlady62

When I started riding in June, there weren't many...

When I started riding in June, there weren't many people out on bikes. Lots of walkers, though. Then something happened during July. Me and my neighbor have been riding around the neighborhood a...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,750
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We had to hike through five miles of woods to get...

We had to hike through five miles of woods to get here, it was worth it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50182820758_d6c09a640f_o_d.jpg

Grumpy Mount Saint Helens.
...
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,750
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Got in 7 miles today and had to hike fast back to...

Got in 7 miles today and had to hike fast back to my truck to beat the rain.

...
07-31-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,127
Posted By clubman

Same here. High 30's with Humidex over the last...

Same here. High 30's with Humidex over the last month. Sept thru November is magnificent here. Even November to January is decent.

Any forum guys that want to move to try our green and pleasant...
07-28-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By jppe

Heat + Humidity + Older= Lower VO2 & Power. ...

Heat + Humidity + Older= Lower VO2 & Power.

Just keep your HR down a little lower and keep pedaling!
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