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06-02-24, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By jack pot

fake fears> the Chevy Corvair was as safe as a...

fake fears> the Chevy Corvair was as safe as a Porsche Speedster or Shelby Cobra and Ebikes aint too different from those old Honda's that you got to meet the nicest people on, and as for Honda 3...
05-28-24, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sure, just like old codgers :50:never attained...

Sure, just like old codgers :50:never attained high speeds or had accidents while deliberately riding in very close proximity with other bicyclists in order to maximize their speed.
05-28-24, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/680x358/484_395edfc0ad16fd5c68a98111220424c17f1587a0.png
05-26-24, 10:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,487
Posted By yannisg

I think I was hydrating well. Lot's of fluids the...

I think I was hydrating well. Lot's of fluids the day before, and a lot of spring fountains along the 1st half of the brevet that I used to refuel. Maybe, I needed to drink more because of the sudden...
05-23-24, 12:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,920
Posted By PeteHski

I know they exist, but your chances of coming...

I know they exist, but your chances of coming across a fat bike with regen braking are practically zero. It is far more likely that it just had a motor speed limiter. Not that it really matters.
05-23-24, 06:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,920
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or perhaps the other guy was just out for an...

Or perhaps the other guy was just out for an enjoyable ride and not a workout, was not in a make-believe race, and was not concerned about the thrill of overtaking a random stranger on a bike trail.
05-23-24, 03:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,920
Posted By PeteHski

Very few e-bikes have regen braking. Probably...

Very few e-bikes have regen braking. Probably just slow rolling fat-bike tyres and aero.
05-22-24, 06:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,920
Posted By Pratt

The Cross New Hampshire Adventure Trail benefits...

The Cross New Hampshire Adventure Trail benefits from ATV riders smoothing it out.
05-22-24, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,276
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Satire? I am shocked, shocked to learn that....

Satire? I am shocked, shocked to learn that. :rolleyes:
05-11-24, 01:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,723
Posted By work4bike

Someone once corrected me when I misspelled the...

Someone once corrected me when I misspelled the word, grammar. Why isn't it spelled Grammer





:troll:
04-21-24, 10:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,193
Posted By rsbob

So does the Garmin cycle computers if you...

So does the Garmin cycle computers if you activate the feature.
04-19-24, 03:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,034
Posted By Steve B.

I‘d bite the bullet and ride the sidewalk

I‘d bite the bullet and ride the sidewalk
04-16-24, 12:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By 13ollocks

Sounds pretty miserable - I think my stars that...

Sounds pretty miserable - I think my stars that I'm in the relatively benign cycling environment of central NC - sure there are occasional dicks in cars, but they're relatively rare, and unless I'm...
04-15-24, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By Paul Barnard

Hurricanes are the very reason that when I retire...

Hurricanes are the very reason that when I retire in 9 months I am moving to TN. Outdoor living is why I selected the area I selected in TN, but the place I am going has great bicycling...
04-15-24, 06:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By skye

I'm with Joey on this one. I remember his NOLA...

I'm with Joey on this one. I remember his NOLA vids from years ago when I was last active on BF, and I thought he was a slight nutcase, but he could apparently read the room ok because he's still...
04-14-24, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By merlinextraligh

I’m having trouble wrapping my head around New...

I’m having trouble wrapping my head around New Orleans as a cycling utopia. I imagine if you live close to the center in the urban part, there are lots of bars, restaurants etc. that you can reach on...
04-14-24, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By john m flores

Work begins on ‘transformational’ project in downtown Greenville

"Walking and biking between downtown Greenville and the city’s cultural amenities — including museums, theaters and the main library — will soon be safer if a new plan works....'Navigating urban...
04-14-24, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The cited article Greenville thrives as cycling...

The cited article Greenville thrives as cycling mecca (https://greenvillejournal.com/community/greenville-south-carolina-thrives-as-cycling-mecca/) would lead a reader to assume that the "majority of...
04-14-24, 01:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You are certainly correct in your observations...

You are certainly correct in your observations that YOU CANNOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, Press Your Luck, AND JUST BECAUSE YOU WANT TO (and you are legally allowed to ride such high traffic...
04-13-24, 05:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By work4bike

I wonder how big the parking lot would have to be...

I wonder how big the parking lot would have to be to replace all those bikes with cars


:D
04-12-24, 09:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By john m flores

I find the whole tenor of this conversation (from...

I find the whole tenor of this conversation (from the Trucks on Narrow, Twisting Roads (https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/1272285-trucks-narrow-twisting-roads.html) thread to this one)...
04-11-24, 09:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By john m flores

I have a friend who lives there. Fellow...

I have a friend who lives there. Fellow motorcyclist. Would like to bicycle to stay in shape but, like you said, the roads aren't inviting for folks like him. He meets friends at the rail trail, but...
04-10-24, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,854
Posted By downtube42

I've been there on business. Indeed not much...

I've been there on business. Indeed not much going on cycling wise.

I find "wannabe pros" an odd comment. Even the Cat 1,2,3 racers I know don't expect to become professional racers, they are...
02-27-24, 09:45 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,968
Posted By mschwett

here’s your one contrary opinion, I hate bibs....

here’s your one contrary opinion, I hate bibs. love Lycra/spandex/whatever cycling shorts. so comfy, no horrible straps over the chest and shoulders. easier to take on and off, more comfortable for...
02-26-24, 11:32 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,968
Posted By terrymorse

Gosh, that sounds like such a good time. Uphill...

Gosh, that sounds like such a good time. Uphill both directions?
02-25-24, 09:00 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,968
Posted By rydabent

The racer boyz can wear what they want. However...

The racer boyz can wear what they want. However with is wrong with us recreational cyclist just wearing T-shirts, and low cost shorts. We save a lot of money, and we are not out to impress anyone...
02-21-24, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 888,563
Posted By rsbob

Finished my ride and put my gear in the front...

Finished my ride and put my gear in the front seat and put my bike on the hitch rack. When I returned to put on my sandals, this is what I found. Obviously the neighbor kitty wanted to crash, but I...
02-20-24, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By bikemig

I've ridden around Lake Pontchartrain. I'm...

I've ridden around Lake Pontchartrain. I'm impressed that you've done that more than once! It's flat but then so is New Orleans.

Biggest changes? My handlebars need to be around the same height as...
02-20-24, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 888,563
Posted By Ogsarg

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x926/img_6805_a07301b10f9c818ad82dd9eb7246dd39d783fe2e.jpeg
I love this area when it’s green. Not much to look at the other 8 or so months.
02-12-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By rydabent

Im 85 and I say it is mostly genetics. I was...

Im 85 and I say it is mostly genetics. I was never a racer, or thot speed on a bike was the holy grail. However I still hammer up small hills, and being in the snow belt go to the gym and ride bike...
02-12-24, 08:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I returned to cycling in my early 60's (DOB...

I returned to cycling in my early 60's (DOB 1949). I was more of an ex-runner than an ex-cyclist at that time. My fitness peaked out around age 65 when I did a solo century in under 5 hours. Not long...
02-11-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By zacster

At 63 I whipped myself into my best cycling shape...

At 63 I whipped myself into my best cycling shape ever by going hard core on the trainer over the winter. When spring came and I started riding outside I couldn't believe how strong I was and how...
02-10-24, 12:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By 70sSanO

It is really quite simple. Part genetics and...

It is really quite simple. Part genetics and part desire. Some people have the genes to keep going.

Nothing has really changed over the years, even with an obvious decline that comes with age.
...
02-10-24, 09:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

used to live nearby..that's mountain biking area

used to live nearby..that's mountain biking area
02-10-24, 09:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

there's a trail that runs through Greenville,...

there's a trail that runs through Greenville, Swamp Rabbit. I drove over and rode it one time. You can get some good miles there with no cars (except for the bizarre intersections where you cross a...
01-12-24, 10:09 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,968
Posted By Eric F

Why is a pirate called a pirate? Because...

Why is a pirate called a pirate?

Because they arrrrrr.
01-12-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,968
Posted By pepperbelly

I have. I want what I saw on a tee shirt on...

I have. I want what I saw on a tee shirt on Roatan when I dove at Anthony’s Key Resort. I kick myself in the butt for not buying it.
It’s a skull and crossed swords with the words around it saying “...
01-12-24, 09:44 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,968
Posted By pepperbelly

Oh! Oh! I want a pirate jersey!

Oh! Oh! I want a pirate jersey!
01-10-24, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,208
Posted By Ssj

I always wear either a summer long sleeve jersey...

I always wear either a summer long sleeve jersey or a short sleeve summer jersey with arm sleeves. For arm sleeves, I first had Pearl Izumi ones. They were fine.

but I didn’t know what I was...
01-08-24, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 1,023,697
Posted By locolobo13

Parked my bike here.. Went for an hour or so...

Parked my bike here.. Went for an hour or so birdwatching stroll..
http://i.imgur.com/yF3mubjl.jpg (https://imgur.com/yF3mubj)

Came back and realized I forgot to lock it. Got a decent pic of a...
01-03-24, 07:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,703
Posted By Alan K

I bet problems with credible eye witnesses.

I bet problems with credible eye witnesses.
12-31-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By Doug64

During the time when I was between 64 and 80...

During the time when I was between 64 and 80 years old, my wife and I have bike toured over 22,000 miles, about a total of 2 years, in 11 different countries. This included several short seasons or...
12-31-23, 06:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By banana jam

I don't use strava so can't comment. Rarely use...

I don't use strava so can't comment. Rarely use a cycling computer unless checking out a new route. We live downtown, and prices for houses have almost doubled in ~ 5 yrs. Out in the suburbs it's...
12-30-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,842
Posted By downtube42

I think it's fairly accurate to say my wife rode...

I think it's fairly accurate to say my wife rode bikes with me long enough to ensure I was fully caught, landed, battered, and cooked. Now she knits.

Our shared activity is hiking.
12-30-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,842
Posted By RCMoeur

Prior to meeting my wife, I dated within the bike...

Prior to meeting my wife, I dated within the bike club, which didn't go well (for me, anyway) as they typically dumped me for someone faster or more interesting.

I met my wife online in 1995, just...
12-29-23, 10:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By rsbob

If we only had posts written by people who really...

If we only had posts written by people who really know their subject matter, the forum would not only miss out on countless arguments, disagreements and shaming. It would only be about 1/2 by...
12-28-23, 09:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By dennis336

70 year old here. I've cycled most of my...

70 year old here.

I've cycled most of my life although not really serious (serious recreational, not racing) until my mid-50s.

While I check my average speed after a ride, it's not something...
12-24-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My wife gave up riding outside on her bike after...

My wife gave up riding outside on her bike after being run over by a 1-ton truck. Don't every watch that happen to your wife. But she's very happy on the back of my bike, loves it. She got to run...
12-22-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By rm -rf

~~~~~~ It looks like an extended version of...

~~~~~~

It looks like an extended version of the named "Volcano Flat" route (https://zwiftinsider.com/route/volcano-flat/). Including long undersea glass tunnels and a ride through an active...
12-22-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,324
Posted By t2p

Don’t discount pedaling down hills … not yet at...

Don’t discount pedaling down hills … not yet at least … speed can be your friend …adding more speed on the downhills can often help you up the next hill … on the short rolling stuff especially … and...
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