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09-28-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 904
Posted By livedarklions

Why do people who don't want to see posts about...

Why do people who don't want to see posts about why a thread topic is obnoxious have to make comments about those posts they don't want to see? Now "that" is narcissism! Enjoy the infinite...
09-26-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By gobicycling

I would suggest you're losing muscle. Also are...

I would suggest you're losing muscle. Also are you keeping hydrated?
09-21-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By livedarklions

Honestly. I think threads like this shouldn't be...

Honestly. I think threads like this shouldn't be allowed. I have no idea how many things you should need to have ruled out here, some of which could be quite serious.
For example, I've had pain that...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By Chuck Naill

I rarely see people leisurely riding a bike....

I rarely see people leisurely riding a bike. Maybe it because biking has become a competition rather than a form of transportation for those that have a bike. I enjoy watching the children ride up...
09-08-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Lube the pivot of the sticky one.

Lube the pivot of the sticky one.
09-06-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,955
Posted By raqball

I'm 57-years old and still enjoy riding my bike.....

I'm 57-years old and still enjoy riding my bike.. I am slower now but that's okay as I ride for the fitness / exercise aspect and for the views.. If there comes a time where I can't pedal anymore or...
09-06-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,955
Posted By phughes

I have seen plenty of road bike riders do the...

I have seen plenty of road bike riders do the same, so it has nothing to do with the e-bike. I also see plenty of idiots with dogs allowing the retractable leashes to go across the trail. It's the...
09-03-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,458
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah, real old.

Yeah, real old.
09-02-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 712
Posted By bocobiking

Sounds like thumb arthritis. I have it. Not a lot...

Sounds like thumb arthritis. I have it. Not a lot you can do about it.
09-02-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By Ogsarg

My last "before work" bike ride

For the last 22 years I've had a job that involved a pretty crappy commute; 57 miles each way into Silicon Valley. This has meant long days leaving early in the morning and getting home late. To get...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By mdarnton

I use turn signals when I think it's necessary...

I use turn signals when I think it's necessary for the drivers around me. For instance, if I am approaching an intersection and turning right but see people waiting for me to go straight (in my...
08-29-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 945
Posted By tempocyclist

On the weekend, early. Just as the sun is rising....

On the weekend, early. Just as the sun is rising. It's quieter on the roads and most of the nocturnal animals have disappeared.

On weekdays, after 9am. Less commuting vehicle traffic and it's...
08-29-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,605
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure who spends $40 on a water bottle. I...

I'm not sure who spends $40 on a water bottle. I paid $16 for my Camelbak Podium insulated bottle. The rest of my water bottles I received for free from bike races.

Biggest waste of money IMO,...
08-28-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,605
Posted By rydabent

When you talk about $40 water bottles, in...

When you talk about $40 water bottles, in actuality if you ride the MUPS in town you dont even need a water bottle. Lot of water fountains are along the way.
08-27-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 945
Posted By CheGiantForLife

What time of day do you prefer to bike?

I did a 1 hour ride at 11am.
Now, I will get lunch and have a lazy afternoon.

What are the pros/cons of riding super early, mid day, or later in eve?
Forum: Commuting
08-25-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By ErinKeegan

My grandma's using a mobility scooter. This is...

My grandma's using a mobility scooter. This is what they look like https://www.seniorfitness.net/best-folding-mobility-scooter/ and taught her how to understand turn signals, I hope everything will...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By jon c.

I generally signal if there's someone behind me...

I generally signal if there's someone behind me and I'm not in a dedicated turn lane. And I signal rights if there's someone waiting to come out who will benefit from the knowledge that I'm turning.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By pdlamb

A new pump? A pump that's been maintained, i.e....

A new pump? A pump that's been maintained, i.e. the O-ring has been oiled periodically? Not just trying to be sarcastic; the problem is any pump that's infrequently used may have seals dry up and...
08-23-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,179
Posted By indyfabz

Messenger bag FTW!

Messenger bag FTW!
Forum: Commuting
08-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Daniel4

The only time I use turn signals is when I'm in...

The only time I use turn signals is when I'm in the middle of the road trying to make a left turn where it doesn't look obvious or when I change lanes from being on the right side of the road trying...
08-22-22, 01:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,374
Posted By CliffordK

It is not those people with old commuter bikes,...

It is not those people with old commuter bikes, and living on a shoestring budget that are tossing the CO2 cartridges. If they have a pump, it is a real pump.

Those CO2 cartridges are likely from...
08-22-22, 12:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,374
Posted By VegasJen

Pick up your trash!

First off, I seriously doubt I'm talking to anybody here. On the off chance I am, then fix yourself. If you know somebody who does this, then I suggest you invite them to find new friends.

I...
08-21-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,609
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Gee, I am bored today what should I do? Create a...

Gee, I am bored today what should I do? Create a fictional situation and see if I can find people who validate my existence.
08-21-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,609
Posted By Rolla

Lol … you actually took the time to come here to...

Lol … you actually took the time to come here to flex and post your disapproval because someone was having a bad day? Hard to believe you guys are actually adults.
Forum: Commuting
08-21-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Darth Lefty

There are a few specific places on my route that...

There are a few specific places on my route that I signal turns.

I don't recall ever signaling a stop except to a group of cyclists I was leading.
08-21-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,609
Posted By Troul

At least the person wasn't bothering anybody.

At least the person wasn't bothering anybody.
Forum: Commuting
08-21-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Clyde1820

I often use hand signals for turns, or when I'm...

I often use hand signals for turns, or when I'm having to change a lane. Don't see many cyclists using such signals, beyond occasionally. For the most part, cyclists around where I live seem to...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By noglider

I think turn signals are overrated for bicycling....

I think turn signals are overrated for bicycling. I use them when I think there is someone who cannot figure out what I'm doing and they are likely to respond to my signal. The problem with the...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By Vetnherder

To me it seems the problem of bike vs car is much...

To me it seems the problem of bike vs car is much deeper rooted in the U.S. The entire infrastructure is almost solely centered around car use and travel distances that are mainly achievable by car....
Forum: Commuting
08-21-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By Darth Lefty

I am really conflicted about red light and speed...

I am really conflicted about red light and speed cameras. They don't seem to punish the behaviors that are actually problems. The corporations that run them are cash-grabby and connive with the...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By fooferdoggie

very true. I was just not expecting it the first...

very true. I was just not expecting it the first time I saw it. I was going to work earlier before the pandemic and never encountered it.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By mschwett

this is sad and not surprising. a primary...

this is sad and not surprising. a primary criteria for our kids school choices to date have been not requiring driving. so far so good.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By Vetnherder

I feel this pain. Yet I'm kind of looking forward...

I feel this pain. Yet I'm kind of looking forward to it to be fair, when this weekend and holiday are over, our bike lanes will be infested with commuters, students etc again. The goal is to smoothly...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By Daniel4

People who describe bicycling as dangerous and...

People who describe bicycling as dangerous and prefer to drive are making self-fulfilling prophecies as they become the contributing factor making roads dangerous for all.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By caloso

My son rode his bike most days to middle and high...

My son rode his bike most days to middle and high school, and his take was that the last 1/4 mile and the entrance to the school parking lot was always the sketchiest part of the trip due to the...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By Daniel4

Parents in school zones are close to being worse...

Parents in school zones are close to being worse of types of drivers. Their behaviour is everything opposite of what kids are taught to behave.

When my kids were old enough to go on their own, I...
08-13-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,539
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Most bicyclists around the world have always...

Most bicyclists around the world have always known that; many "enthusiasts" and other niche riders are coming to the realization that they do not need to try and emulate professional road racers in...
08-12-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By Murray Missile

I've had nothing but good experiences with Kenda...

I've had nothing but good experiences with Kenda Kwests on an old rigid MTB and a couple hybrids. I absolutley love the way this one rides on chip and oil or crushed limestone with them....
08-08-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By Kapusta

Any generalizations about Kenda (or most other...

Any generalizations about Kenda (or most other major tire brands) based on a few models is going to be suspect..

Kenda makes some very good tires (particularly MTB) and also some garbage.
08-07-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,522
Posted By koala logs

I don't get how could you possibly have blind...

I don't get how could you possibly have blind spot on your helmet mirror.

I also use helmet mirror and don't have issues with blind spot. Obviously, you have to pan your head a little bit to have...
08-02-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,624
Posted By tomato coupe

Wow, you really burned that guy! He'll never go...

Wow, you really burned that guy! He'll never go out in public after that massive embarrassment.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Darth Lefty

Licensed marriage and family therapist.

Licensed marriage and family therapist.
07-31-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,840
Posted By rsbob

Excellent point! Read it, donít like it and then...

Excellent point! Read it, donít like it and then move on. So simple.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Daniel4

Aside from your ptsd, glad you're ok. That...

Aside from your ptsd, glad you're ok.

That attitude everybody has once again demonstrates how society views bad driving as an acceptable norm. Cycling isn't dangerous. Driving is. Every person who...
07-30-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,658
Posted By shelbyfv

At least he had enough sense to wear a...

At least he had enough sense to wear a shirt.:twitchy:
07-30-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,840
Posted By rsbob

Just love the name calling. If you don’t like...

Just love the name calling. If you don’t like someone’s post, don’t read it and move on.
07-30-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By Ray9

My number was not up.

Since the pandemic I no longer go on long exploratory rides. I ride large loops around the bucolic, agricultural landscape of the small town I live in. I laid out the 50-mile course with almost all...
07-30-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,040
Posted By terrymorse

This stuff works. The water beads and runs off...

This stuff works. The water beads and runs off the glass.

Rain-X Glass Water Repellant (https://www.rainx.com/original-glass-water-repellent/)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 873
Posted By WhyFi

Get a bike with disc brakes?

Get a bike with disc brakes?
07-29-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,350
Posted By wolfchild

Structured training is only for people who...

Structured training is only for people who participate in races and other competitive events...The average recreational cyclists has no need to follow regimented structured training programs.
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