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05-05-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,706
Posted By MRT2

This is mostly true, but there is more to the...

This is mostly true, but there is more to the story, including hormones. Namely Leptin and ghrelin. They are hormones that signal you to eat, or to stop eating because you are full.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,373
Posted By MinnMan

We don't mean to discourage the OP. getting out...

We don't mean to discourage the OP. getting out and challenging oneself with faster riders and hills is fantastic.

Keep doing it and you'll drop some weight and get better.

And have a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,373
Posted By Jack Tone

I thought it was "Don't ride upgrades, buy...

I thought it was "Don't ride upgrades, buy upgrades", (thanks GCN)
05-05-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By Bigbus

I feel for your...

I feel for your momma....https://www.ramforum.com/styles/default/xenforo/smilies/Caffeine.gif
05-04-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By 2old

+1 with Rick; Batteries shouldn't be stored above...

+1 with Rick; Batteries shouldn't be stored above 80% charge, but being above for short periods isn't deleterious. The worst situation is to store below 10% (even 20% isn't great).
05-04-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By speedy25

Thanks for posting the link. 1.SO they have a...

Thanks for posting the link.
1.SO they have a 10 speed cassette with an 11 speed chain?? WHats with that. Use a link that is correct for the chain.
2. Lube? While many like waxes, I find they...
05-04-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Rick

I would think it is the same as any other chain...

I would think it is the same as any other chain setup yes.



Yes



Bosch has online manuals, but yes you can.
Forum: Foo
05-04-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I would have taken dad’s offer get a 50% share of...

I would have taken dad’s offer get a 50% share of the galaxy. Kill that old jerk Palpatine and have a galactic size party.
Forum: Foo
05-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By tyrion

Live long and prosper!

Live long and prosper!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By datlas

The splines on the BB spindle don't really permit...

The splines on the BB spindle don't really permit you to get "close" to 180 degrees, and I have never had a problem with this. You could rotate it one spline/notch in each direction to confirm it's...
Forum: Foo
05-03-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 987
Posted By Darth Lefty

Updated for 2021 Here is a small list of...

Updated for 2021


Here is a small list of driving habits to avoid:

Driving with less than a quarter charge of electrons
Flooring the accelerator when the batteries are cold.
Shifting
...
Forum: Foo
05-03-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 987
Posted By thook

the worst bad driving habit, in my...

the worst bad driving habit, in my inconsequential opinion, is people not driving at safe vehicle distances. all the time people right up on yours and other peoples' rear ends. rain and shine. as i...
05-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,689
Posted By cxwrench

No.

No.
05-01-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,470
Posted By DeadGrandpa

If you want to be aware of cars coming from...

If you want to be aware of cars coming from behind, don't rely on hearing. Get a Garmin Varia rear blinkie/radar, and a compatible gps. Wahoo has a few compatible models, and of course, most Garmins...
Forum: Foo
05-01-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 987
Posted By 3alarmer

...there's some real evidence that running all...

...there's some real evidence that running all over the place with your gas tank down toward empty is not a good practice.
Mostly these derive from aa time before modern tank rustproofing and fuel...
Forum: Foo
04-30-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,008
Views: 446,074
Posted By clemsongirl

you know we will need photos of the nestlings now...

you know we will need photos of the nestlings now :thumb:



recent

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...
Forum: Foo
04-30-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5,008
Views: 446,074
Posted By nondes

At the park today Green Heron (and...

At the park today

Green Heron (and Pumpkinseed I think)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51149682054_e78a1cf12e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kVVurU)_IMG0488 (https://flic.kr/p/2kVVurU) by...
Forum: Foo
04-29-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5,008
Views: 446,074
Posted By clemsongirl

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04-29-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By alcjphil

Have you tried measuring the gap with your weight...

Have you tried measuring the gap with your weight on the pedal?
04-29-21, 04:44 AM
Forum: Foo
04-28-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,008
Views: 446,074
Posted By majmt

My wife at the shore ...

My wife at the shore

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Forum: Foo
04-28-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,008
Views: 446,074
Posted By majmt

Just got home from Hawaii ...

Just got home from Hawaii

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04-28-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,152
Posted By gringomojado

welder helmet

welder helmet
04-28-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By JoeyBike

The very best thing about owning a car again...

...motorists behind me are forced to drive the speed limit and stop completely at every stop sign. By me. Now I have the POWER to aggravate THEM.
Forum: Foo
04-28-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,008
Views: 446,074
Posted By nondes

The birds aren't arriving yet so I spent a bit of...

The birds aren't arriving yet so I spent a bit of time with the driftwood.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51145387435_6bb4bf2d55_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kVxtNK)Driftwood...
Forum: Touring
04-28-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By staehpj1

The problem with a dog travelling along with a...

The problem with a dog travelling along with a bike is that the dog will likely be able to go much faster on the climbs and the bike much faster on the descents. I found that for short climbs and...
04-27-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By 2old

wg, the bottom of the down tube should work fine....

wg, the bottom of the down tube should work fine. If you need to move the battery along the down tube, Wolf B-RAD "relocates" the mounts. Probably you'll need to use some kind of strap to insure the...
04-27-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By 2old

I've had excellent service (six plus years) off...

I've had excellent service (six plus years) off road with a BBS02-equipped bike. The motor is a couple of pounds lighter than the BBSHD and arguably "legal" since it's rated at 750w. I've geared mine...
04-27-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By creativepart

Dillenger sells the BaFang BBSO1, BBS02 and...

Dillenger sells the BaFang BBSO1, BBS02 and BBSHD-1000 kits. The BBS01 is fully street-legal and has a 36-volt battery. The complete kit is $795 and their kits are very complete. I bought their rear...
04-27-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By Rick

I would not go with the cheapest vendor. I would...

I would not go with the cheapest vendor. I would purchase the BBSHD. This motor can take allot of abuse. As far as legal goes that is up to you. You can set it up to use a lower power level. Use a...
04-26-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,012
Posted By gregf83

My comment was in the context of a video posted...

My comment was in the context of a video posted earlier that had a cyclist riding on a crowded Mup ringing his bell every 5 seconds expecting everyone to clear a path for him. I found it annoying. I...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By adamrice

I've got a Tailfin. It's really nice. I hesitate...

I've got a Tailfin. It's really nice. I hesitate to recommend it because it is stupidly expensive (whatever that says about me). But it's the most solid rack I've ever used. The engineering is really...
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By prj71

Why would you want to water the grass? Then you...

Why would you want to water the grass? Then you have to mow it more.

I set the mower to the lowest setting possible and scalp the lawn so that it burns and quits growing. My time is better spent...
04-26-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By aggiegrads

If you are looking to increase gear range,...

If you are looking to increase gear range, Shimano quietly came out with large range 10 speed cassettes in 11-42 and 11-46. Check out the m4100 range. You can likely upgrade for the cost of the...
04-25-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By rosefarts

This is one of those things that very possibly...

This is one of those things that very possibly just isn't worth it.

New hub+rebuild or new wheel, new shifter, new derailleur, new chain, new chainring, and new cassette. Everything is new and not...
04-25-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,012
Posted By Sy Reene

Any runners out there that run in the street? Do...

Any runners out there that run in the street? Do you prefer that each car that passes you honks?
Forum: Foo
04-25-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Nope the nurse told me to quit being a smart ass...

Nope the nurse told me to quit being a smart ass and she jabbed my arm extra hard for punishment.
04-24-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By rosefarts

I have super sensitive eyes. So I've tried a few...

I have super sensitive eyes. So I've tried a few things.

I've got two different pairs of Kroops goggles/glasses hybrids. They're Ok, I neither love nor hate them. Just not quite comfortable enough...
04-24-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,789
Posted By CAT7RDR

Just poking fun at the MUP-ETTES deciding whether...

Just poking fun at the MUP-ETTES deciding whether to use a bell or not.
Usually a simple "Good morning" is enough to get someone's attention.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By GlennR

If you buy a $15,000 bike that's less than your...

If you buy a $15,000 bike that's less than your new car will depreciate in 3 years.

It seems the "sweet" spot for a great bike is the $4000-$5000 range. You can get a really nice frame with...
Forum: Foo
04-24-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9,933
Views: 2,064,931
Posted By gios

https://youtu.be/wLkttlDv8QE ...

https://youtu.be/wLkttlDv8QE

https://youtu.be/qklN2euqEnQ
Forum: Foo
04-23-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By noisebeam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqNTltOGh5c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqNTltOGh5c
04-23-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,658
Posted By noglider

I think it was in the summer of 1975 or maybe the...

I think it was in the summer of 1975 or maybe the summer of 1976 when I saw bike helmets in a catalog. It was the catalog of the American Youth Hostels NYC branch which had a small store. They were...
Forum: Foo
04-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,165
Posted By clemsongirl

There’s related respiratory illnesses to both...

There’s related respiratory illnesses to both vaping and smoking. Because of the respiratory problems already documented in adolescent use of vaping
i particularly worry about their use. Personally...
04-23-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,587
Posted By ooga-booga

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-22-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Badger6

To fix my chilly, humid morning fogging problems...

To fix my chilly, humid morning fogging problems (which sometimes won't clear even at speed), these solved that problem, with a neat little advancer that moves the lens a few mms out front and lets...
04-22-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,646
Posted By Rolla

Any coyotes I've ever encountered have always...

Any coyotes I've ever encountered have always been very timid and have gone out of their way to avoid contact. I don't think they typically view adult humans as prey.
04-21-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By jppe

Trek Bike Parody

You might enjoy this one. Way to go Trek!

I guess they’re targeting folks our age???

https://fb.watch/50zCy9m0EQ/
04-21-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,541,304
Posted By Bosco13

A bike a built up a couple months back. Otso...

A bike a built up a couple months back. Otso means the spirit of the bear in Finnish mythology, and well, I'm Finish, so I had to buy it....
04-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,298
Posted By livedarklions

If you could be any kind of tree you wanted to...

If you could be any kind of tree you wanted to be, what kind of bike would you ride?
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