Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: holytrousers
Showing results 1 to 50 of 74
Search took 0.01 seconds.
04-01-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,240
Posted By holytrousers

Interestingly, the habit most hated by drivers is...

Interestingly, the habit most hated by drivers is the one that guarantees cyclists' safety the most. :notamused:
01-14-23, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,125
Posted By holytrousers

Be careful polaris, some of the mods might think...

Be careful polaris, some of the mods might think it's political :rolleyes:
Forum: Introductions
11-10-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,039
Posted By holytrousers

Sure :) Open your User Control Panel (click on...

Sure :)
Open your User Control Panel (click on your avatar on the top panel)
in Your Control Panel (the left bar): go to Your Profile > Edit Your Details
then scroll down to Optional Information >...
Forum: Introductions
10-25-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,039
Posted By holytrousers

Some stuff doesn't work on the mobile website,...

Some stuff doesn't work on the mobile website, the notifications icon for example. But You can always use your browser's "Desktop Site" option from the main menu.
Welcome !
10-16-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,603
Posted By holytrousers

I never miss such an opportunity myself. Saves a...

I never miss such an opportunity myself. Saves a lot of time and effort on my commutes, and it feels usually safer because cars behind me will have no choice but take their lane when passing. Of...
10-06-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,889
Posted By holytrousers

A lane becomes a bike lane as soon as there is a...

A lane becomes a bike lane as soon as there is a cyclist in it !
09-28-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,889
Posted By holytrousers

Why do you get angry when you drive and a cyclist...

Why do you get angry when you drive and a cyclist appears on the road ?
Forum: Commuting
09-23-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,467
Posted By holytrousers

They don't care enough about our planet. They...

They don't care enough about our planet.
They don't care enough about themselves, their children and their grand children.
They don't realize that the extra time spent on their bike commute is...
09-20-22, 11:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,889
Posted By holytrousers

Unless thought out as an integral part of the...

Unless thought out as an integral part of the entire road design, bike lanes are a rather blunt subliminal message to cyclists that we don't belong here. That's why every serious cyclist needs to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,924
Posted By holytrousers

Yes, and that would be enough :thumb:

Yes, and that would be enough :thumb:
09-20-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By holytrousers

Less Is More :50:

Less Is More :50:
09-19-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,805
Posted By holytrousers

I don't understand those people who are part of a...

I don't understand those people who are part of a majority who find so much pleasure in being complaisant and have all this impetus to be mean towards anyone who isn't like them.:(
09-18-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,962
Posted By holytrousers

You would have to prove all these incidents were...

You would have to prove all these incidents were related.
Bad Karma ? :p
09-18-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,946
Posted By holytrousers

It's not really nonsensical. Take for example...

It's not really nonsensical. Take for example acceleration, which is distance per hour per hour, likewise watts per hour make sense when talking for example about an increase in power over time, ie....
09-18-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,941
Posted By holytrousers

Mount a second Taillight and Headlight on your...

Mount a second Taillight and Headlight on your helmet.
Have a reflective strap on your legs.
Be confident :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
09-17-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,445
Posted By holytrousers

A road bike could bring those 12 miles down to 40...

A road bike could bring those 12 miles down to 40 minutes, with 35 minutes left to freshen up and change clothes :p
Forum: Commuting
09-17-22, 12:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,445
Posted By holytrousers

VRC PEOPLE have feelings, if you ask them for...

VRC PEOPLE have feelings, if you ask them for help, the least you can do is not to be rude. But your apology is much appreciated, hope Bald Paul has read it. :beer:
If you still care about your...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,445
Posted By holytrousers

:wtf:

:wtf:
08-22-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,489
Posted By holytrousers

​​​You are right ​​​RH Clark , but i'm not an...

​​​You are right ​​​RH Clark , but i'm not an occasional rider and i can ride the whole week when i don't fast.

That's one plausible explanation, so you think that my body continues to digest...
07-04-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,024
Posted By holytrousers

when tinkering with the derailleurs, follow these...

when tinkering with the derailleurs, follow these guides from the park tool website for the rear (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help/rear-derailleur-adjustment) and the front...
Forum: Touring
07-04-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,297
Posted By holytrousers

Tuareg, the people of the desert, wear large,...

Tuareg, the people of the desert, wear large, loose and baggy cotton shirts and trousers while wrapping their heads multiple times with very long veils.
This is the proper way to protect oneself...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By holytrousers

No on the contrary, your idea is very interesting...

No on the contrary, your idea is very interesting !
Thank you for caring to lay it out :thumb:
Maybe the teachers explaining the importance of being cautious and always scanning the surroundings...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By holytrousers

Vélobus

A couple of years ago i've met Rida by coincidence while i was repairing a flat tire.
A school teacher in Mâcon (https://maconvelo.fr/classe/velobus/), France, he was visiting Tunis and invited me...
06-19-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,062
Posted By holytrousers

Very few people try to think in a holistic way. ...

Very few people try to think in a holistic way.
Being a cyclist means more than just riding a bike: it's also having a sane, rational and healthy mindset.
05-02-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,872
Posted By holytrousers

grease it ?

grease it ?
04-30-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,781
Posted By holytrousers

Where did the break happen ? Are the housings...

Where did the break happen ? Are the housings properly cut and well seated ? Did the cable move smoothly inside them ? Did they break when you tried to overshift ?
Forum: Touring
04-13-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,405
Posted By holytrousers

Great conversation, greatbasin :p First of...

Great conversation, greatbasin :p
First of all, don't buy an expensive bike for the moment. I suggest you buy a road bike, a used and cheap one, small size, and ride it for a couple of weeks. Try...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,094
Posted By holytrousers

'on the left' feels a bit rude, it's like meeting...

'on the left' feels a bit rude, it's like meeting someone and greeting him by saying "in front of you".
03-28-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,241
Posted By holytrousers

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/...

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/2032260/
03-27-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 6,395
Posted By holytrousers

Thank you for writing this, you have made my day....

Thank you for writing this, you have made my day. I can go to sleep now, peacefully. :beer:
03-22-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,926
Posted By holytrousers

Anyone who manages to slow down a group of cars...

Anyone who manages to slow down a group of cars is a hero. Thousands of people die on the streets because cars want to drive faster. Shame on you for calling him an idiot.
02-14-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,506
Posted By holytrousers

A similar question arises when we consider the...

A similar question arises when we consider the fact that our bodies' cells are completely regenerated every seven years. Are we still the same person ?
It's not really about the referent, the object...
02-14-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 13,393
Posted By holytrousers

How hard should one be pedalling to deserve your...

How hard should one be pedalling to deserve your respect?
How hard was your effort at that time ?
02-06-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By holytrousers

Has anyone tried these? ...

Has anyone tried these?
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220207_031827_5e6580e1c61b5aa87e0cf5c17a943a9a845d52dc.jpg
Good for signaling turns at night, and...
02-06-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By holytrousers

Exactly: That's one of the reasons this forum...

Exactly: That's one of the reasons this forum exists, so we can exchange ideas and strategies to avoid similar situations.
But some members seem to come here for a different purpose :rolleyes:
02-06-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 13,393
Posted By holytrousers

Be these guys ! :thumb:

Be these guys ! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-17-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By holytrousers

Nop, attracts too much attention. I think a good...

Nop, attracts too much attention. I think a good headlight mounted on the helmet is better..
10-24-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,385
Posted By holytrousers

Thanks for sharing that, may they give you warmth...

Thanks for sharing that, may they give you warmth and good company when you're not riding :)
10-23-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,385
Posted By holytrousers

What's weird is that if i don't have to ride...

What's weird is that if i don't have to ride (which means commute by bike), i never go to ride.
But i'm not sure why... Maybe there's some anxiety to be outside there among cars?
I envy you for...
10-20-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,431
Posted By holytrousers

https://youtu.be/EivnXf10nYg

https://youtu.be/EivnXf10nYg
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,344
Posted By holytrousers

Good Point :thumb: Not always.. Freedem may...

Good Point :thumb:

Not always.. Freedem may entail disobedience, but disobedience by itself doesn't imply freedom.
10-16-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By holytrousers

there is no such thing as bike specific grease....

there is no such thing as bike specific grease. That's only marketing. Just fill it with another type of grease, thicker or thinner, with additives or without, whatever..
10-16-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By holytrousers

I guess you would have to set the High Limit...

I guess you would have to set the High Limit screw correctly too :innocent:
07-20-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 18,548
Posted By holytrousers

Riding fasted is the best :thumb:

Riding fasted is the best :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
08-28-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,119
Posted By holytrousers

Admirable !

Admirable !
08-26-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,343
Posted By holytrousers

I think they know that very well, but they are...

I think they know that very well, but they are not willing to fully acknowledge their own faultiness and start riding bikes themselves !
08-24-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By holytrousers

That's your old bike saying thanks for keeping me...

That's your old bike saying thanks for keeping me at home all that time !
08-24-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,676
Posted By holytrousers

You haven't been reading my replies attentively :...

You haven't been reading my replies attentively : i am not saying one will cause the other, i'm just bringing those 4°C up to show how delicate our bodies are when they have to deal with core...
08-24-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,532
Posted By holytrousers

Were you operating a motorized vehicle ?

Were you operating a motorized vehicle ?
08-24-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,676
Posted By holytrousers

I did not say that drinking ice water will result...

I did not say that drinking ice water will result in a such a temperature drop. I've mentioned the 4 degrees to put the temperature of ice water in the perspective of our thermoregulatory system....
Showing results 1 to 50 of 74
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.