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02-20-24, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 612
Posted By blacknbluebikes

What I learned from this is do not eat more than...

What I learned from this is do not eat more than 32 bananas a day. Good talk.
02-09-24, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,218
Posted By tomato coupe

Ah yes, racing against other cyclists that don't...

Ah yes, racing against other cyclists that don't know it's a race is a time-honored tradition.
01-24-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,661
Posted By 13ollocks

Yes - Cut down on the fried crap and frozen pizza...

Yes - Cut down on the fried crap and frozen pizza - this is less about "calories in vs calories out" than "clogged arteries"
01-23-24, 12:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,661
Posted By terrymorse

I'd be wary of maintaining a high protein diet...

I'd be wary of maintaining a high protein diet long term. Protein overconsumption is associated with several health risks (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4045293/).
01-23-24, 07:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,661
Posted By RH Clark

Maybe reasonably healthy if you buy the kind not...

Maybe reasonably healthy if you buy the kind not mixed with hydrogenated or seed oils and full of high fructose corn syrup. Still not as healthy as a trail mix you could make from 100% whole food...
01-19-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,661
Posted By RH Clark

Do some research and learn the health impact of...

Do some research and learn the health impact of all that processed food over time. Read the ingredients list. I recommend whole foods as minimally processed as possible.
12-22-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,858
Posted By Alan K

Calories intake versus consumption during...

Calories intake versus consumption during exercise is a matter of simple math - if your intake exceeds what you consume, the excess will have to go somewhere, which is usually storage as glycogen...
12-21-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,858
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

"Brought to you by the 3 dominant manufacturers...

"Brought to you by the 3 dominant manufacturers of processed food."

(cigarettes don't cause cancer)
[tobacco industry]
10-25-23, 07:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,309
Posted By mstateglfr

My kid's school has a bicycle section of learning...

My kid's school has a bicycle section of learning where they work on refurbishing bikes- tear em down and rebuild, basically. They learn about gear ratios and simple machine processes while gaining...
10-17-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,508
Posted By jack pot

i been singling/fixing all my life cause...

i been singling/fixing all my life cause derailleurs were too complicated for my tool set and i consider myself stronger for it ....................................................but if you"ve read...
10-17-23, 06:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,508
Posted By 88ss

Another advantage of the simple single-speed bike...

Another advantage of the simple single-speed bike is it's simplicity. I am not talking about the reliability, but the simplicity of operation. Kids generally grow up with single-speed bicycles, not...
10-16-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Pratt

Work Stand, Boy Was I Dumb!

Just got a Park work stand. After I put it together, I put my bike on it and couldn't believe how easy it was to work on it. I'm still kicking myself for spending, literally, decades making bike...
10-16-23, 06:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,626
Posted By bboy314

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10-01-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,644
Posted By wolfchild

If it was me I would stay to the right of the...

If it was me I would stay to the right of the lane few inches from the curb. After the light turned green I would proceed cautiously making sure that there is no possibility of being right hooked.
09-22-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,634
Posted By terrymorse

I submit it's not at all easy for humans to...

I submit it's not at all easy for humans to detect the difference between "good" AQI and "unhealthy" AQI. At this moment, the air doesn't look very different, and the smell of smoke is barely...
09-22-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,634
Posted By Polaris OBark

I just bought my own Purple Air monitor, to...

I just bought my own Purple Air monitor, to contribute to the hive.

Although I recognize data and objective measurements are now out of fashion, and science really is just another political...
09-16-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,056
Posted By Iride01

Maybe if they got out of their car and could...

Maybe if they got out of their car and could somehow block the three other lanes they'd be doing me a favor. Otherwise, they are just creating a dangerous situation. And pissing off all the other...
09-15-23, 04:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,363
Posted By Maelochs

I imagine if I walked into any sort of social...

I imagine if I walked into any sort of social environment and said, "Al your wives, mothers, and daughters are ugly," I might get a chilly response.

Here at BF, if I say "Your mother is a Surly...
09-14-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,415
Posted By Trakhak

Road bikes aren't right for everyone. It's easy...

Road bikes aren't right for everyone. It's easy to forget that BikeForums posters tend to divide into two groups: people who like to ride bikes that are optimized for performance and people who like...
09-13-23, 07:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,056
Posted By Iride01

I won't cross at a intersection or trail crossing...

I won't cross at a intersection or trail crossing if a car stops for me when they have the right-of-way. I wait for them to continue on. Some get really mad.
09-12-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,056
Posted By CAT7RDR

Just one. All my rides the past few years have...

Just one. All my rides the past few years have started and ended at home.
Thinking of breaking this habit soon but I hate wasting riding time by driving to a starting spot.
09-10-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,277
Posted By badger1

A car (motor vehicle) is constantly exposed to...

A car (motor vehicle) is constantly exposed to the elements, especially if kept outdoors. Also high(er) speeds involved. Bicycles not so much. They are not ordinarily susceptible, for example, to...
08-06-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,478
Posted By BobbyG

bikelif3 Pirsig's book is problematic as a...

bikelif3

Pirsig's book is problematic as a work of philosophy and as a work of literature, although these may be overlooked somewhat as it is a work of fiction and as such, many shortcomings can...
08-06-23, 07:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,478
Posted By big john

Long Chautauqua today.

Long Chautauqua today.
07-27-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,692
Posted By Fredo76

Well, I wore my teeth to my MIL's memorial...

Well, I wore my teeth to my MIL's memorial service. Without being asked, even.
07-27-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,692
Posted By Eric F

That's the safe decision. Happy wife, and all...

That's the safe decision. Happy wife, and all that. ;)

IMO...She's participating in an activity that you're serious about, and when you ride the way you like to ride, you dress in "serious"...
07-26-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,509
Posted By genejockey

I don't hear comments from any friends or family...

I don't hear comments from any friends or family about what I spend on bikes, nor do I tell them. They're FAR more likely to ask how far I ride, or if they live hereabouts, where I ride, and then...
06-15-23, 05:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,547
Posted By shelbyfv

Plus having to stop and pee. :lol:

Plus having to stop and pee. :lol:
06-15-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,547
Posted By essiemyra

I have always ridden alone for the most part....

I have always ridden alone for the most part. That is because a big part of my riding was commuting to work. I like the idea of group ride until reality sets in. I am on someone else's time frame...
06-15-23, 06:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,422
Posted By Koyote

Perhaps cycling is just not for you.

Perhaps cycling is just not for you.
06-14-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,376
Posted By rsbob

A study was recently release about how to get...

A study was recently release about how to get people to comply. One group had commands - similar to the OP. The other had people ask nicely, using the word please and thank you. People commanded to...
06-13-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,345
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I moved to Japan years ago, and married into a...

I moved to Japan years ago, and married into a Japanese family. In Japan, people are frugal as a rule, they spend carefully, and save as much as they can, much like Americans did a few generations...
06-13-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,345
Posted By terrymorse

If everyone manages to life fulfilling lives...

If everyone manages to life fulfilling lives without consuming so much stuff, maybe people won't need to work so much, and "full employment" will become a curios anachronism.

Also, it is...
06-13-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,345
Posted By BBB_Adrift

or the economy would change to become focused on...

or the economy would change to become focused on important things? Good to see a fellow Klaatu aficionado.
06-13-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,345
Posted By Calsun

Greed is responsible for all the misery where we...

Greed is responsible for all the misery where we have billionaires and people living in tents in the USA. Greed is the motivation for all wars even if the perpetrators pretend otherwise. Soldiers...
06-13-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,345
Posted By BBB_Adrift

Yes. Look at the recent threads. Then think.

Yes. Look at the recent threads.

Then think.
06-08-23, 12:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,689
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Never in my life have I ever cared if another...

Never in my life have I ever cared if another cyclist on the trail has a Spoke Protector or not.

Yes, it's a "Spoke Protector"

No one should care... ever.

Get on with your silly little...
05-16-23, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,348
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I ended up with both in my house. The Kickr bike...

I ended up with both in my house. The Kickr bike is for me and is infinitely more complex than the Peloton.

My wife and daughters use the peloton frequently and itís used probably every day. Easy...
05-06-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,944
Posted By alcjphil

Problem is: It takes me 20 minutes just to warm up

Problem is: It takes me 20 minutes just to warm up
05-06-23, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By prairiepedaler

Bicycling compared to walking

Not that long ago I read a few books by Sebastian Junger, one of which detailed his long backpacking trip on foot he'd made with a couple of colleagues. Both books are worth reading. I encourage...
05-06-23, 04:19 AM
05-06-23, 03:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,521
Posted By Herzlos

I know the Dutch have different terms for a...

I know the Dutch have different terms for a bicycle user (someone who uses a bicycle as a tool to travel) and a cyclist (someone who cycles for a hobby/makes it a part of their personality). The...
05-05-23, 08:30 PM
04-15-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,994
Posted By indyfabz

Sounds like an AI-generated post.

Sounds like an AI-generated post.
04-15-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,994
Posted By wolfchild

I didn't invent the name. I just buy what I like...

I didn't invent the name. I just buy what I like regardless of all the marketing BS.
04-08-23, 07:10 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,717
Posted By The Chemist

I'm not usually much of a fan of older bike...

I'm not usually much of a fan of older bike designs, but this one is hot. Love everything about it. 1



And this one is just wild. Love it too. The single speed belt drive conversion just makes...
04-07-23, 06:56 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,717
Posted By bampilot06

me like.

me like.
04-01-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,234
Posted By FBinNY

Did you people read rge same article? It...

Did you people read rge same article?

It wasn't about urban cycling, nor was it about taking the lane per se. It was about entitlement and a rights based worldview wherein cyclists take the lane...
03-11-23, 10:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,151
Posted By Korina

And of course it's the giant vehicles that are...

And of course it's the giant vehicles that are tearing up the roads. Circle of life.

I read somewhere that the batteries for the massive turd could power 380 e-bikes, a much better use.
03-11-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,151
Posted By JoeyBike

"SUVs and Light trucks are marketed to '@-h0le$'...

"SUVs and Light trucks are marketed to '@-h0le$' who are:

Obsessed with status,

Self-centered,

Likely bad drivers,

Fearful Poseurs who are impressionable, AND
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