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09-18-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,038
Posted By cyclezen

Reminds me (as did the recent yellowjacket...

Reminds me (as did the recent yellowjacket sting..)
September thru Oct and Mid March thru Mid May are really active months (out here in Ca) for the bigger stinging insects.
Good time to keep the...
09-18-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,038
Posted By wolfchild

Cross - train by doing different physical...

Cross - train by doing different physical activities and supplement your cycling with some form of strength training ...Doing this will make you a stronger cyclist and develop a better overall...
09-18-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,038
Posted By CAT7RDR

For mouth breathers: close your mouth when riding...

For mouth breathers: close your mouth when riding through a cloud of gnats.
09-18-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By CAT7RDR

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of...

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of the bike to also have a tan saddle and tan bar tape. I like different. All black is blah to me. ...
09-18-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,038
Posted By shelbyfv

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to...

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to pee.
09-18-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,038
Posted By TX_master

Unclip early.

Unclip early.
09-17-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,038
Posted By cyclezen

Random Assorted Cycling Tips

So I was thinking that forums offer a wide assorted of members with a wide assortment of interests and knowledge.
I think we all have personal 'tips' which help us in our cycling. Some others might...
09-14-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,712
Posted By ClydeClydeson

With tires wider than 'performance road' tires...

With tires wider than 'performance road' tires (>28mm) then a squeeze with the thumb can tell you what you need to know. If you have 25mm or 23 mm or smaller tires and need to keep them pumped up to...
09-09-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By ThermionicScott

Every time I hop on my bike, I look down to...

Every time I hop on my bike, I look down to confirm that I am wearing a full complement of clothes. I figure it's only a matter of time before I fail that step.
09-08-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By raceboy

It would be just my luck to have them put the...

It would be just my luck to have them put the porta potty next to my cemetery plotÖ
09-04-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,033
Posted By c_m_shooter

I quit wearing bike specific kits years ago. ...

I quit wearing bike specific kits years ago. Padded shorts cause more problems than they solve. I wear coolmax long briefs from Duluth, cargo shorts and button down wicking fishing shirts. On the...
09-04-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,033
Posted By Random11

My usual rides are 15-20 miles and I wear a...

My usual rides are 15-20 miles and I wear a t-shirt and running shorts (left over from when I could run). I have padded bike shorts I wear for rides more than 20 miles. I'm not sure I need them, but...
09-04-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,368
Posted By datlas

I would want to be told. So I would politely...

I would want to be told. So I would politely tell them.
09-04-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,033
Posted By wolfchild

I don't own any cycling costumes, because there...

I don't own any cycling costumes, because there are plenty of non-cycling specific clothing made from fabrics which makes them suitable for cycling and other athletic activities. I prefer to blend in...
09-04-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,368
Posted By WhyFi

Noticing something obvious that's 6' in front of...

Noticing something obvious that's 6' in front of your face is obsessing? Okay.
09-04-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,368
Posted By Nachoman

I've been told. And appreciated it.

I've been told. And appreciated it.
09-03-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,368
Posted By CAT7RDR

It's kind of like having your fly open. The...

It's kind of like having your fly open.
The fraternal brotherhood of cyclists states we need to look out for each other.
09-03-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,368
Posted By indyfabz

Do tell. I do, after once being told. I was...

Do tell. I do, after once being told. I was appreciative.

Actually a cute story. First day of Cycle Oregon 2002. Woman rides along side me and says something like "You must have had those shorts...
09-02-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By Outrider1

Just don't step on a crack...

Just don't step on a crack...
08-28-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By wolfchild

MMA gloves.

MMA gloves.
08-28-21, 06:53 AM
08-26-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,560
Posted By friday1970

I'm a serious rider. I'm not joking.

I'm a serious rider. I'm not joking.
08-26-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,560
Posted By tomato coupe

According to the post, it was a question not a...

According to the post, it was a question not a comment. I don't understand why people get so offended by simple questions.
08-26-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,560
Posted By Eric F

An important little detail I found with my phone...

An important little detail I found with my phone in my jersey pocket is to have the screen side out (away from my body). On occasions where the screen is facing my body, I have accidently called my...
08-26-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,478
Posted By denaffen

So, to maybe rephrase the initial question (given...

So, to maybe rephrase the initial question (given that I know I'm OK with at least some modern drops) -- if you have drop bars and you never use the drops, why have drop bars?
08-26-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,478
Posted By ClydeClydeson

If it's not comfortable, it's not comfortable. ...

If it's not comfortable, it's not comfortable. There are loads of options - flat, riser, butterfly, TT/bullhorn, North Road, randonneur, porteur, ape hanger, etc. Unless you are doing mass-start...
08-26-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,478
Posted By 2old

I gave up a long time ago because the position...

I gave up a long time ago because the position was uncomfortable in my neck-shoulder area even with the bars "high enough". Solution: MTB and cruiser-type bikes....
08-25-21, 04:55 PM
08-25-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,560
Posted By indyfabz

I buy mine from Occam.

I buy mine from Occam.
08-25-21, 04:31 PM
08-25-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,560
Posted By wolfchild

I don't use spandex costumes...I wear clothes...

I don't use spandex costumes...I wear clothes that have a lot pockets.
08-25-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,560
Posted By GhostRider62

In the bag on my bike next to the spare tire.

In the bag on my bike next to the spare tire.
08-25-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,560
Posted By Milton Keynes

I have a top tube bag on my bikes, so I use them...

I have a top tube bag on my bikes, so I use them as a glove compartment. Or I just use a jersey pocket.
08-22-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,260
Posted By wolfchild

What has this world come to ??...people need to...

What has this world come to ??...people need to go on internet to learn how to deal with sweat during physical exertion. what a sad generation:roflmao:
08-22-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,260
Posted By cb400bill

Next time, just ask the question without all the...

Next time, just ask the question without all the extra BS.
08-12-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By LifeNovice1

More proof that you can never out-exercise a bad...

More proof that you can never out-exercise a bad diet!
08-08-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 926
Posted By wolfchild

Just ride your bike and don't worry about it.

Just ride your bike and don't worry about it.
08-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,762
Posted By GlennR

When i'm on my way home.

When i'm on my way home.
07-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,957
Posted By pgjackson

I'm finding that the shorter rides are easier to...

I'm finding that the shorter rides are easier to get motivated for and fit into my schedule. If I knew it was going to be 2+ hours minimum I'd never get a ride in after work.
07-27-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,957
Posted By OldCruiser

I recently turned 70 . I try to ride everyday . ...

I recently turned 70 . I try to ride everyday .
Most of my rides are between five to seven miles , with an occasional 10-11 miler .
I’d love to ride longer rides but my knees won’t let me anymore.
07-27-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,541
Posted By PeteHski

More expensive bikes are much lighter. So you...

More expensive bikes are much lighter. So you actually get less raw materials for your money.
07-27-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By jpescatore

Yes, many years ago when I was a kid and my...

Yes, many years ago when I was a kid and my father knew one of the officers. Pretty much all the good bikes were sold before the official sale, so I got a a pretty good bike for $25.

Today, maybe...
07-27-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By idk what to say

Have you ever bought a bike from your local police?

IDK about where you live but, some places have police selling bikes. Did you ever buy from something like that?
07-26-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,832
Posted By PeteHski

Ah I see. I thought it was an odd post. Maybe...

Ah I see. I thought it was an odd post. Maybe "it" is some kind of experimental advice bot?
07-25-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,935
Posted By cyccommute

Itís probably a combination of factors. Errors...

Itís probably a combination of factors. Errors arenít additive but generally multiplicative. Daily variances in satellite communication, refresh rate, where the measurement is made, etc can lead to...
07-25-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,935
Posted By Iride01

Atmospheric pressure isn't constant. It's always...

Atmospheric pressure isn't constant. It's always changing. A change of 1" or Hg (mercury) will equal 1000 feet of elevation. So even on a short ride, it's reasonable that the barometer might have...
07-24-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,832
Posted By Milton Keynes

I use one bike for riding uphill and another for...

I use one bike for riding uphill and another for going downhill. The trick is getting someone to put my uphill bike at the base of the next hill and my downhill bike at the top. Oh and I guess I...
07-24-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,832
Posted By GlennR

Then why do you need "the best"? A heavier bike...

Then why do you need "the best"? A heavier bike is just more of a challenge.
07-21-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 773
Posted By fredlord

What's the big deal about a new thread being...

What's the big deal about a new thread being started that covers well-trodden ground? No one is forced to read it. Everyone can use the search function too. So, really, what's the big goddamned deal?...
07-19-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously, if you couldn't keep it over 5 mph,...

Seriously, if you couldn't keep it over 5 mph, the problem isn't the bike.
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