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05-24-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Fredo76

My father paid my brother and I a penny for every...

My father paid my brother and I a penny for every ten dandelions we picked, once. We made a couple bucks. That's a lot of dandelions!
05-24-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By countrydirt

Dandelions serve a wonderful role. First off,...

Dandelions serve a wonderful role. First off, they are a major source of early food for pollinators. Secondly, purple house finches love the fluffy seeds. Finally, the long taproot will help break...
05-24-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By gthomson

Bill Cosby and Woody Allen, comedy icons while...

Bill Cosby and Woody Allen, comedy icons while growing up but are now very unpopular in the eye of the public. I still enjoy watching Woody Allen movies, old and new. I think he's a brilliant writer...
05-24-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More homage to the mighty V-8! ...

More homage to the mighty V-8!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbfnh1oVTk0
05-24-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Clyde1820

No biking? No gym? No problem. Time to do...

No biking? No gym? No problem.

Time to do an homage to ol' Chuck, pull out the V8 and toss on the tune "Maybellene":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v124f0i0Xh4
05-24-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By BlazingPedals

Bummer. Meanwhile, in other news, I had to turn...

Bummer. Meanwhile, in other news, I had to turn my furnace back on last night. Apparently it's still early April here.
05-24-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By SurferRosa

What kind? I really like pumpkin pie. But I'm not...

What kind? I really like pumpkin pie. But I'm not that picky.
05-23-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,445
Posted By tkamd73

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is...

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is more of a threat. Not a lot of Teslas in Wisconsin.
Tim
05-23-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By dwmckee

We have tested the Redshift stem at our shop for...

We have tested the Redshift stem at our shop for a few hundred mikes. It works very well. Not as well as the Lauf fork, but as a lower-cost solution it is pretty good. Definitely sucks up most of the...
05-23-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By JohnDThompson

A local professor has done some research on...

A local professor has done some research on pollinator insect abundance and diversity in leaving city lawns unmowed in early spring, to allow nectar to be more available to pollinator insects just...
05-23-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By rumrunn6

this was mine, I think. maybe I didn't buy it...

this was mine, I think. maybe I didn't buy it myself
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/630x630/cosby_ce3cba415ac792caafb61d4f8f1f18933a749703.jpg
I still remember bringing it to...
05-23-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Monkey Face

It's mid-70s here, mostly sunny, with a few light...

It's mid-70s here, mostly sunny, with a few light fluffy clouds and a gentle cooling breeze. My wife has arranged for the wood burner to be serviced, has been shopping and is now cutting the grass....
05-23-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By leob1

Some time life gets in the way.

Some time life gets in the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 766
Posted By seypat

+1. Those wheels aren't helping.

+1. Those wheels aren't helping.
05-23-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By making

I am sitting here drinking coffee by my dog on...

I am sitting here drinking coffee by my dog on the couch. I plan to do 12 miles today making 100 for the month, Then mow the lawn. I retired so my schedule is: Start late, quit early, take a lot...
05-23-22, 04:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By nomadmax

I'm only 63 and I know enough that you NEVER p*ss...

I'm only 63 and I know enough that you NEVER p*ss away riding time doing chores or shopping. EVER.
05-22-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

These are the covers of probably the first 2 LP...

These are the covers of probably the first 2 LP albums I bought.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1350x1368/nina_5ff71d4b380d1284bc8d66f861c93dca86bd4b0c.jpg...
05-22-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By rumrunn6

our A/C is out. I called last Monday, no sign of...

our A/C is out. I called last Monday, no sign of the tech. here's hoping they come this week
05-22-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By zandoval

Its Sunday and no ride for me... Two days ago I...

Its Sunday and no ride for me... Two days ago I found a warm spot on the dinning room floor and Isolated a 107° F spot two feet square.... RATS!

Friday rented an 80 electric jack hammer and busted...
05-22-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Daniel4

Yes, we use them for tea. What's your rant?...

Yes, we use them for tea.

What's your rant? People who post rants?
05-22-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Digger Goreman

Eat the dandelions! Especially being Chem free. :D

Eat the dandelions! Especially being Chem free. :D
05-22-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Iride01

If I'd installed two air conditioners then I...

If I'd installed two air conditioners then I probably wouldn't want to ride either.

If you do, then :thumb:

P.S...

That is one of the first albums along with two others that I ever bought...
05-22-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By fishboat

Sounds like an horrible first-world tragedy. ...

Sounds like an horrible first-world tragedy. Stamp your feet and grab a popsicle..I'm guessing you'll survive to ride anther day.
05-22-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Kai Winters

I'm 66, riding is my priority as a daily...

I'm 66, riding is my priority as a daily activity...if I don't get anything else done...oh well, f it...that is all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 766
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

It is like a car collector buying an AMC Pacer....

It is like a car collector buying an AMC Pacer. They buy them but not for the driving experience.
05-22-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By PaulH

Years ago, I visited a friend in Kansas and she...

Years ago, I visited a friend in Kansas and she took me to a Walmart because it was an example of local culture. I told her it was fascinating, but it would never catch on back East because people...
05-22-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What's wrong with letting dandelions grow and...

What's wrong with letting dandelions grow and flower all naturally?
https://www.bhg.com/gardening/yard/lawn-care/keep-dandelions
05-22-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Daniel4

Here's my rant. I've been digging out dandelions...

Here's my rant. I've been digging out dandelions everyday since they started flowering in early May. A few weeks ago it would take me two hours to complete the task for my entire property but now...
05-22-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By DiabloScott

I suggest skipping the Walmart trip. :thumb:

I suggest skipping the Walmart trip. :thumb:
05-22-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By Ray9

Can you indulge me a rant?

I am 75 years old. Today the temperature is going to be in high 90's. I wanted to go to the gym early and get on the road by 7am. But today is Walmart day and shopping day. Today is also the day I...
05-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 969
Posted By drlogik

The only time I ran in to problems was when I...

The only time I ran in to problems was when I lived in Arizona. Back in 2015 I was out on my daily 20 mile loop and it was 115 degrees. It was 130 degrees two feet off the pavement. I had three...
05-22-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 969
Posted By Koyote

Last year in a 65 mile gravel race, the...

Last year in a 65 mile gravel race, the combination of high heat, high humidity, and poor nutrition (damn hotel was supposed to offer a full breakfast!) did me in. I started cramping at about 30...
05-21-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Polaris OBark

We have both (on two different bikes). My wife...

We have both (on two different bikes). My wife has some significant wrist issues, and both have been very helpful. You can't really go wrong with either. The only negative is the weight penalty.
05-21-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Kapusta

I remember well the awful mtb suspension stems of...

I remember well the awful mtb suspension stems of the 1990s, and was skeptical when I saw them pop up again recently for gravel bike.

But a friend got one (I believe a Redshift) on her bike and on...
05-20-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By cyclezen

Redshift stem - Awesome! Love mine! running on a...

Redshift stem - Awesome! Love mine! running on a Poseidon X with upgraded wheels, tubeless front 42 mm, 32-33 psi
makes a huge difference in better handling - better control on really chunk...
05-20-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By chas58

+1 Redshift. yup, I've heard nothing but good...

+1 Redshift. yup, I've heard nothing but good for redshift.

My bike maxes out at 38mm, but I can easily put a 50mm on the front, so I do that - at about 27psi it is pretty absorbent.

I find...
05-20-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Rolla

A buddy of mine has the Redshift...

A buddy of mine has the Redshift (https://redshiftsports.com/products/shockstop-suspension-stem) Shockstop on his aluminum Trek Crockett. He doesn't use tubeless tires, and he likes it a lot. I took...
05-18-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. Why spend money to get rid of something...

Yeah. Why spend money to get rid of something that might prove useful down the road?
Forum: Commuting
05-14-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By Ann98

I always ride with my hearing aids, so for a long...

I always ride with my hearing aids, so for a long time I was looking for ones which without getting lost and waterproof. I found ones in island audiology online shop and I can't be more happier. Now...
05-13-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,551
Posted By Polaris OBark

I have enough trouble riding steep windy hilly...

I have enough trouble riding steep windy hilly roads with blind turns when I ride by myself.
05-09-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,288
Posted By GamblerGORD53

So why are they following the tractor/ rake??...

So why are they following the tractor/ rake?? Because of the double yellow or they are too slow to pass?? LOL
Unlike roadhog cyclists, I've never seen a tractor go slow ON PURPOSE.
05-09-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By RobertUI

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame...

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame with rack points too, which helps. The grocery paniers are perfect for this!
...
05-05-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,679
Posted By Milton Keynes

I never use blinking headlights or taillights at...

I never use blinking headlights or taillights at all on trails, unless it's dark enough where I need a headlight at which I'll use a steady on light. The main purpose of flashing or blinking lights...
04-29-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,141
Posted By rsbob

I coined a phrase that might be relevant; paying...

I coined a phrase that might be relevant; paying the stupid tax. I have paid that tax quite a few times. Welcome to the club.
04-20-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,942
Posted By Koyote

You should stop using that word. The...

You should stop using that word.



The motorist didn't see you because bikes aren't supposed to be on the sidewalk.
04-20-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,942
Posted By GlennR

Sidewalks are for walkers and children on...

Sidewalks are for walkers and children on bicycles.

Adults belong on the road.
04-19-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,942
Posted By Chuck M

I used to ride on sidewalks. Then dad took my...

I used to ride on sidewalks. Then dad took my training wheels off and I had to learn to safely ride in the street in front of the house. Now I ride wherever my heart desires except the sidewalk. ...
04-19-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By Richard Cranium

That a pretty vague description of any exercise...

That a pretty vague description of any exercise history. Typically, anyone serious about improving exercise tolerance and or training for a specific goal will have definitive athletic milestones they...
04-19-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By Daniel4

I agree with the people who tell you to ride for...

I agree with the people who tell you to ride for the enjoyment of it instead of the chore. Go somewhere for the destination, like coffee or to tourist traps to people-watch.

Don't take the car to...
04-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By AlgarveCycling

I'm only 53 and my training is a bit more than...

I'm only 53 and my training is a bit more than most and reflective of racing goals but I know someone locally who is a triathlete in his 70's. He typically does 5 days a week with 2 complete rest...
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