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01-29-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Cramic

How important is the bike?

Apologies if this is obvious. Just had my interest piqued today and a quick google search didnít throw up anything.

How important is the bike in racing?

Take F1. The guy with the fastest car...
12-26-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By Cramic

Thanks for the great advice all. Will aim to...

Thanks for the great advice all. Will aim to condense it and use it to form some sort of programme.

My aim will just be to finish this ride, but interesting to consider conserving energy on the...
12-19-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,305
Posted By Cramic

Thanks for the input LDL. Walking did seem to...

Thanks for the input LDL. Walking did seem to help more than lying.

A had several running friends who suffered and quite badly, have reached out to them as well. One was finally on for a sub-3hr...
10-16-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,933
Posted By Cramic

Well I guess we could keep it to cycling? Given...

Well I guess we could keep it to cycling? Given the forum weíre on. And I suppose you could just skip the thread if itís of no interest to you?

Bit sad, in my opinion, if it takes riding a foot...
10-02-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,445
Posted By Cramic

Is there any other walk of life that people would...

Is there any other walk of life that people would be so understanding of another person following an inch or two behind them?

Imagine someone walking an inch behind you for ten minutes? Or whilst...
09-28-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,445
Posted By Cramic

I thought I made it clear? I wasnít expecting...

I thought I made it clear? I wasnít expecting anybody to be on my wheel, I glanced over my right shoulder.

Perhaps I didnít turn my head far enough or perhaps heíd drifted to my 7 or 8 (ie. on a...
05-07-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By Cramic

Fair enough and I agree that oftentimes people...

Fair enough and I agree that oftentimes people might get othersí intentions completely wrong.

In this instance Iíve simply taken the OP at face value and agreed that in that situation he was right...
05-07-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By Cramic

The point, regards a stationary cyclist, is that...

The point, regards a stationary cyclist, is that there must come a point at which even the most zen of the posters on here get frustrated. 1mph? 5mph? And it demonstrates everybody is simply drawing...
05-06-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 24,595
Posted By Cramic

My clothes donít even match my other clothes.

My clothes donít even match my other clothes.
05-06-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By Cramic

Courtesy goes both ways and it sounds like the OP...

Courtesy goes both ways and it sounds like the OP was correct to give this entitled cyclist a word.

Where I live two cyclists are legally allowed to cycle side by side on any road, ie. taking up...
05-04-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,371
Posted By Cramic

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Here you go mate....
05-04-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,371
Posted By Cramic

Iím wondering if: 1) First set of cleats,...

Iím wondering if:

1) First set of cleats, from Giant store (so highly likely to be genuine), was simply a matter of too much walking and stairs, as you suggest. I didnít know better.
2) The...
04-27-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,888
Posted By Cramic

Iíve always been startled by the amount of...

Iíve always been startled by the amount of unwanted attention women get from men and would strongly suggest not trying to strike up a relationship with some random female you just happen to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 01:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,206
Posted By Cramic

Very situation dependent I find. On any given...

Very situation dependent I find. On any given ride I'll let some people I'm passing know (bell or "passing") and some I won't. Kids, people with dogs, people who aren't keeping religiously left...
12-17-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,124
Posted By Cramic

For cleatís sake!

Bought my first ever pair of clipless shoes and cleats at end of September (as well as first bike in about 15 years) and have worn them out already having cycled 1,500km.

I noticed them looking...
12-03-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,968
Posted By Cramic

Fair enough! I presumed he was there. It doesnít...

Fair enough! I presumed he was there. It doesnít seem too unusual here in Perth to draft, so was expecting it, and could hear something ďdifferentĒ when we went past concrete walls.

It didnít much...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By Cramic

Thanks for replies all! Particularly nutrition. I...

Thanks for replies all! Particularly nutrition. I think most regards that and hydration were close to being spot on for me.

So I guess I got my cycling vernacular wrong (work in progress); this...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,678
Posted By Cramic

OP here. Thanks for all the input! Has been very...

OP here. Thanks for all the input! Has been very interesting keeping up with it all and more than a few amusing posts.

My take home, as I thought, is that there is no definite ďcorrectĒ way of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,678
Posted By Cramic

When to ring your bell (Warning: vent alert)

Might be more a vent, but as Iím fairly new to cycling Iíd appreciate hearing memberís thoughts on bell ringing to let people know youíre passing. I ring it on a case-by-case basis (if thereís a...
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