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09-18-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 330
Posted By shelbyfv

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to...

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to pee.
09-17-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 804
Posted By 905

https://i.imgur.com/CdEZmEZ.jpg (That's my...

https://i.imgur.com/CdEZmEZ.jpg

(That's my pet rabbit, currently chomping hay a few feet away from where I'm typing.)
09-15-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Ogsarg

What I learned is that it is not easy to ride...

What I learned is that it is not easy to ride no-handed on a lightweight carbon bike when there is any substantial wind.
09-14-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By gpburdell

Glad that was a help. :thumb:

Glad that was a help. :thumb:
09-13-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 734
Posted By thehammerdog

you know it in my 30's could hold 170bpm all day...

you know it in my 30's could hold 170bpm all day trained with HR...now 150 i wanna die....
09-07-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,150
Posted By grizzly59

When I ride on the local MUP, calling "passing on...

When I ride on the local MUP, calling "passing on your left" gets a startle response and they swerve left 1 time every 15 or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,592
Posted By 79pmooney

Boston and hills! Have you tried Blue Hill, just...

Boston and hills! Have you tried Blue Hill, just southeast of Boston in Milton. Or Chickatawbut Hill, also in Milton. Both are just small roads to a summit. Blue Hill climbs 400' in 9/10s of a...
09-03-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 804
Posted By WhyFi

There's a good number of rabbits in my area, but...

There's a good number of rabbits in my area, but squirrels still concern me more. Running over either isn't as much of a problem as one getting in to the spokes, and squirrels seem to have a better...
09-03-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By Rogerogeroge

The charging port as well as the indicator light...

The charging port as well as the indicator light are in the rear derailleur.
09-03-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By Koyote

Actually, removing the wires from the front end...

Actually, removing the wires from the front end is kind of a non-issue. If you use the bar-end junction box, you have only one wire coming out from under the handlebar tap. If you wrap that single...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By KCT1986

Does the fork have a carbon steerer tube? If so,...

Does the fork have a carbon steerer tube? If so, it may warrant further inspection. Check for damage and be sure that the expansion plug is correctly placed under the stem clamp.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By spilot101

"Let's go for the overcut. I'm staying out,...

"Let's go for the overcut. I'm staying out, guys!"
09-01-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,955
Posted By fishboat

:popcorn ...and we're off.

:popcorn

...and we're off.
09-01-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,861
Posted By Lambkin55

Have the same story… I suppose my first...

Have the same story…

I suppose my first riding partner loss was my wife. As we started having kids she had less and less interest in riding. By the time my oldest was 6 she had lost her seat on...
08-30-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,188
Posted By c_m_shooter

There are 2 types of animals- squishable and...

There are 2 types of animals- squishable and unsquishable. Never swerve to miss something that is squishable.
08-29-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By bruce19

I'd go with the first one because the second,...

I'd go with the first one because the second, apparently, can only be ridden on a ceiling.
08-29-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 719
Posted By bruce19

FWIW I have used the LeMond-Guimmard formula for...

FWIW I have used the LeMond-Guimmard formula for 40 years and it works for me. But, thanks to the modern sloping TT you have to use a level to find the virtual TT intersection with the Seat Tube to...
08-27-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Good Deed for the Day

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/turtle_2_2fa00263993ea3d590fca3a0f91005a61868910f.jpg...
08-25-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By Bah Humbug

white + orange = creamsicle

white + orange = creamsicle
08-25-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By roth rothar

Depends, Are you closer to nineteen or ninety :)

Depends, Are you closer to nineteen or ninety :)
08-24-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Koyote

Jason, sorry that you took a spill and are having...

Jason, sorry that you took a spill and are having problems. I politely suggest that you might get better medical advice from a medical professional than from an online forum.
08-23-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,829
Posted By Troul

gentlemen's club, some neat beverages, a nice...

gentlemen's club, some neat beverages, a nice lunch special, & a lyft home.
08-23-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,183
Posted By Koyote

This thread title is like a nice easy pitch right...

This thread title is like a nice easy pitch right down the middle… But I don’t want to get banned.
08-22-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,178
Posted By rosefarts

I wear a cycling cap on every ride. Mostly to...

I wear a cycling cap on every ride. Mostly to avoid scalp burn stripes. It also absorbs a lot of sweat. Most of my caps are cotton but they do come in synthetic quick dry if you want.

I haven’t...
08-22-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,308
Posted By Helderberg

I am a 72-year-old Vietnam war Vet that is...

I am a 72-year-old Vietnam war Vet that is dealing with PTSD every day. Maybe I am reading other things into this that you can not feel so please just pass it on by. Not thinking this would appeal to...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 595
Posted By Koyote

That’s weird. I put a bike rack on my car, and a...

That’s weird. I put a bike rack on my car, and a few months later it needed an oil change! I wonder if there’s a connection?
08-21-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,129
Posted By CliffordK

Woah!!! That driver should have the...

Woah!!!

That driver should have the license revoked. Speeding?

Was that a mid-block crossing? Around here the button operated mid-block crossings all have a center island which would have...
08-21-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,308
Posted By Helderberg

Still riding.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/564x846/238608711_4560390557325037_5193817074391248929_n_020a1be87042fe1ef160a3e33a5f37600d2f9d80.jpg
I found this on a FB group and thought it...
08-19-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mark Stone

I agree with this. The symptoms you are...

I agree with this. The symptoms you are describing need a Doctor's attention.
08-19-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,356
Posted By caloso

I'm sorry to hear this. It sounds way beyond a...

I'm sorry to hear this. It sounds way beyond a lack of training or general fitness drop-off. I think the only one who can tell you the cause is your doctor so I'm glad you've made the appointment. ...
08-18-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,850
Posted By Metieval

The older I get.... slow is fast! 😆

The older I get.... slow is fast! 😆
08-18-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,366
Posted By Milton Keynes

Dr. Google, paging Dr. Google, you're needed in...

Dr. Google, paging Dr. Google, you're needed in the thread...
08-17-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By livedarklions

Ride where you feel safest under the...

Ride where you feel safest under the circumstances and don't worry about how the judge or jury will review it. I find that being too close to the edge of a paved path is often rather bumpy for my...
08-14-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By Milton Keynes

Once again, someone asking a medical question in...

Once again, someone asking a medical question in a bike forum. We're not medical professionals, go see a doctor.
08-14-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By OldTryGuy

r.e. bold -- Are your clipped in shoes...

r.e. bold -- Are your clipped in shoes positioned like when you ride in normal shoes? If not there could be a different pressure application to the knee joints resulting in clicking due to friction....
08-13-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,011
Posted By Daniel4

Welcome to the club. Don't engage in their...

Welcome to the club.

Don't engage in their destructive behaviour. Get a helmet camera and a rear view camera. If these truckers represent a company, send the photos of them c/w licence plates,...
08-13-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,011
Posted By wolfchild

Ignore them but also appear confident and...

Ignore them but also appear confident and assertive at the same time...and never smile and wave at people who are threatening or intimidating you because it will make you look weak,
08-13-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,011
Posted By CAT7RDR

Keep your composure and soldier on.

Keep your composure and soldier on.
08-08-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd recommend discussing with your medical...

I'd recommend discussing with your medical provider rather than with a bunch of random internet folks. Especially if it is scaring you. I hope it resolves quickly. Good luck to you.
08-06-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 728
Posted By Rolla

Oh, if only we had an entire subforum dedicated...

Oh, if only we had an entire subforum dedicated to Fitting Your Bike (https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/).... :twitchy:
08-06-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,769
Posted By Koyote

This thread is gonna be epic.

This thread is gonna be epic.
08-06-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,680
Posted By livedarklions

Well, if it's winter, chances are extremely high...

Well, if it's winter, chances are extremely high I won't be on it when it flats in my laundry room.

Is the "which kind of herpes would you prefer" poll coming next?
08-05-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,189
Posted By Dudelsack

Good question. I’ve been safety conscious of late...

Good question. I’ve been safety conscious of late as I HAVE tried to kill myself on more than one occasion over the last couple of years.

My noodle is worth $1-200 to buy a new helmet, so I’ll do...
08-05-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,903
Posted By tkamd73

To each there own, some people need to work, be...

To each there own, some people need to work, be it for financial or personal well being. My only hard goal for retirement was, to never work again, so far so good.
Tim
08-04-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,792
Posted By Barry2

Ask seller for the Serial Number and then look it...

Ask seller for the Serial Number and then look it up at BikeIndex

Barry
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Lazyass

Find a higher end bike on CL or FB that's about...

Find a higher end bike on CL or FB that's about 8-10 years old. One of those that someone bought to get into cycling, put about 100 miles on it then let it sit for years until they decided to list it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By PeteHski

I like to get going at the crack of lunchtime.

I like to get going at the crack of lunchtime.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm not entirely convinced 4 am really happens.

I'm not entirely convinced 4 am really happens.
08-01-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,356
Posted By shelbyfv

Cut it up. I had a neighbor who disposed of most...

Cut it up. I had a neighbor who disposed of most of a VW bug that way. Or if you have a yard, maybe hang it somewhere and attach wind chimes or a bird feeder.
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