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06-06-24, 04:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,436
Posted By Jughed

Shocking. A bike made for dirt/sand made it...

Shocking.

A bike made for dirt/sand made it 200 miles on dirt roads.
05-18-24, 07:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,309
Posted By RH Clark

I would like to ride with someone, I just can't...

I would like to ride with someone, I just can't find anyone slow enough.
05-12-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,872
Posted By bboy314

Counterpoint - you probably got the flat due to...

Counterpoint - you probably got the flat due to improper chain wax regimen.
04-19-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,686
Posted By tcs

“Changeable gears are a delusion. They will...

“Changeable gears are a delusion. They will always be complicated and of very little use.” - Albert Overman, Victor Bicycle Company, 1896


Hmm. That didn't age well.
04-06-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,852
Posted By cyccommute

You are making the mistake of assuming that rim...

You are making the mistake of assuming that rim brakes are not disc brakes. Converting drum brakes on cars to disc brakes was a great improvement. Hub mounted disc brakes are just making the “disc”...
03-28-24, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By rdf37

First Ride

Into the Doctor for follow up and the words were "Yes you can" from her. The question was "Can I cycle"
Wooohooo. Got home and after much thought, out I went. First time on road since 2015...
03-16-24, 10:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,069
Posted By indyfabz

Buck the trend by using whatever works for you....

Buck the trend by using whatever works for you. What does it matter IF MTB-ers only use hip packs?
03-05-24, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,891
Posted By bikingshearer

Q: What is perfect pitch? A: It's hen you toss...

Q: What is perfect pitch?
A: It's hen you toss an accordion in the dumpster and it lands on some bagpipes.

I like both instruments (i like bagpipes a lot), but I like the joke, too.
03-05-24, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,891
Posted By Trueblood

Been to the Highlands many times. I like the...

Been to the Highlands many times. I like the sound of 10 pipers or so playing together. My understanding is that pipes were not so much meant to frighten enemies in war, but that they could make...
02-05-24, 12:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,447
Posted By Rick_D

Judges would also accept "learning curb."...

Judges would also accept "learning curb." :-)
02-04-24, 02:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,447
Posted By base2

While Zwifting in front of a large television I...

While Zwifting in front of a large television I was doing a wicked descent down a large mountain...When the virtual road made a sharp turn I shifted my weight and leaned hard just like real life. I...
01-05-24, 04:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,037
Posted By mstateglfr

Scotch Tape only- 10psi Scotch Tape with honey-...

Scotch Tape only- 10psi
Scotch Tape with honey- 6psi
Generic Duct Tape- 16psi
Duck brand Duct Tape- 19psi
Gorilla brand Duct Tape- 167psi
Melted wax- 4psi
Unmelted wax- 2psi
Electrical tape-...
01-05-24, 04:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,340
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I wanted to explore, my legs wouldn’t carry me...

I wanted to explore, my legs wouldn’t carry me far enough, and I wasn’t yet old enough to drive a car. My bike was a ticket to the world. As a kid my bike took me to the mountains, to the beach, and...
12-28-23, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By Jay Turberville

Ahhh - you forget the joy of getting that outside...

Ahhh - you forget the joy of getting that outside pedal in position so you could step down and slide the rear tire out.
12-03-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,773
Posted By pepperbelly

Countersteering is for higher speeds. At low...

Countersteering is for higher speeds. At low speeds I turn in the direction I want to go.
11-24-23, 01:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,705
Posted By rsbob

Fingerless Cycling Gloves and Hacks

OK, this is an inane thread but am suffering from triptophane poisoning post Thanksgiving. For decades I removed my fingerless gloves, like you would remove fingered gloves by working them off by...
11-22-23, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By SurferRosa

Sounds wonderful. I assume they use the hide for...

Sounds wonderful. I assume they use the hide for the saddle and bones to build the frame. I appreciate they're using the whole animal for planet sustainability.
11-14-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,312
Posted By pepperbelly

Weight loss and riding

I rode today after a sorta layoff of a few months.
I am 65 and overweight. I found all kinds of reasons to not ride- mainly because it just easn’t fun.
Since February 1st I have lost 75 pounds. I...
11-12-23, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By tomato coupe

I think there's a baby derailleur hanger...

I think there's a baby derailleur hanger incubating under the patch.
11-08-23, 04:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,207
Posted By biker128pedal

Did they think about getting on an off a bike....

Did they think about getting on an off a bike. May work for a step through frame.
11-02-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By margoC

Rode bike today . . .

. . . Went 6 miles. I had knee replacement September 20th. Last week I did laps around the block to the tune of 2 miles.

I had the other knee done 12 years ago. It was getting tired of doing all...
11-01-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,387
Posted By big john

You sound like the people who say "nobody wants...

You sound like the people who say "nobody wants to work".
10-31-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,387
Posted By mstateglfr

Its high school- core subjects dont need to be...

Its high school- core subjects dont need to be dropped for bike maintenance to exist.
You can do it 2 ways.

1- As discussed, this could be a section within a class. It deals with applied...
10-31-23, 05:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,762
Posted By polyrhythmia

EVT-Safe Zone bicycle helmet mirror works for me.

EVT-Safe Zone bicycle helmet mirror works for me.
10-27-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,387
Posted By Eric F

IMO, this is largely related to many uninformed...

IMO, this is largely related to many uninformed folks blurring the line between pedestrian and cyclist.
10-26-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,387
Posted By SpedFast

I took a course in Cross Country Skiing when I...

I took a course in Cross Country Skiing when I was in high school. It didn't set me up for the Olympics, but I've had a great time using my skills in Search and Rescue after leaving the service and...
10-26-23, 08:35 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,387
Posted By indyfabz

I used to get that when I commuted year-round,...

I used to get that when I commuted year-round, even in the cold.

Didn't bother me one bit. Indeed, it confirmed what I already knew: That I was a badass.
10-24-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,303
Posted By devianb

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x480/197823beadca16825b71953cf18a6e56_b500c5145235971bb8aec37806f6c3f003937699.jpg
10-08-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,098
Posted By Maelochs

People who rebel are so closely tied to the...

People who rebel are so closely tied to the status quo ... they need it to define their dissent ... and they call themselves "independent."

People who are actually independent realize that there...
10-06-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,636
Posted By RCMoeur

What could possibly go wrong? :) It's...

What could possibly go wrong? :)

It's interesting that in my personal unconscious conditioned behavior that there must be a subroutine that goes something like this:

IF ("rotation-rightgrip" =...
10-03-23, 04:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,651
Posted By PeteHski

I guess this is why JB has a spaceship and...

I guess this is why JB has a spaceship and billions of dollars while your LBS owner doesn’t.
Forum: Recumbent
09-22-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By williaty

Your understanding is wrong, but it's a thing...

Your understanding is wrong, but it's a thing that is really commonly misunderstood in the bike community.

Larger wheels do not automatically increase speed or distance and certainly not with the...
09-21-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,077
Posted By Pinelander

I got through the pandemic cycling and kayaking....

I got through the pandemic cycling and kayaking. I do flat water - lakes, rivers and streams. I describe it as high reps, low intensity. I've cycled for 30 years, but my body has felt more in...
09-14-23, 11:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,298
Posted By brokewheelspoke

The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I...

The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, for none now live who remember it. It began with the forging of the Great...
09-14-23, 11:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,713
Posted By bikingshearer

Along the lines of Maelochs post, she will get...

Along the lines of Maelochs post, she will get the best workouts on the bike she feels most comfortable on such that she rides it more often.
09-14-23, 07:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,298
Posted By 3alarmer

...for a few years, I commuted to work on a...

...for a few years, I commuted to work on a purple, 3 speed, Schwinn step through frame. It was truly beautiful, when it was still in the rack outside, every evening at 5pm. Nobody would steal it,...
09-13-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By malfist

If your trying to decide between feeding yourself...

If your trying to decide between feeding yourself and a magazine subscription, definitely go with food.
09-11-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By SoCaled

Your local: Bike shop or True Value Hardware...

Your local:
Bike shop or True Value Hardware store
09-10-23, 02:34 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,390
Posted By Maelochs

Because people won't ride regular bikes because...

Because people won't ride regular bikes because it is too hard ... so an e-bike is better than nothing
09-05-23, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,581
Posted By veganbikes

The safest thing to do is not doing boneheaded...

The safest thing to do is not doing boneheaded stuff because a group is doing it. Ride safely and if you think the group is being dangerous let someone know and leave and do your own ride.

The...
08-29-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,794
Posted By rosefarts

Dear sweet Larry, Ride your bike and if it...

Dear sweet Larry,

Ride your bike and if it hurts, ride slower.

My experience was with a rock garden and a hardtail last year. Bucked me off and proved to me just how good my leg guards are. My...
08-27-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jicafold

I don't think chiropractors are good at anything...

I don't think chiropractors are good at anything except separating you from the money in your wallet. If you have not already had a proper fit session at a shop as others have said, go see your PCP...
08-24-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,444
Posted By TiHabanero

What's the draw to having a gear indicator on the...

What's the draw to having a gear indicator on the bike?
08-24-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By tcs

What, you don't have a 16" 349, 18" 355 or a 17"...

What, you don't have a 16" 349, 18" 355 or a 17" 369? Or a 26" 584, 26" 590 or a 28" 635? ;)


(Yes, 17" wheels are larger than 18", 27" are larger than 27.5", and 28" are larger than 29" because...
08-23-23, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By rsbob

See your physician and get a referral to a...

See your physician and get a referral to a neurologist.
08-23-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By shelbyfv

This is an easier way to get some...

This is an easier way to get some attention.:thumb:
...
08-21-23, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By GeezyRider

Nice work! Looks like it came with the helmet.

Nice work! Looks like it came with the helmet.
08-21-23, 06:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,038
Posted By BobbyG

Great phrase!

Great phrase!
08-19-23, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By big chainring

New road tattoo...street ink.

Got some street ink yesterday. Right in front of my house. Asked the workers if they could make the arrows point to my house and ad ""Bike Repair", maybe my phone number, hours of operation.......
08-13-23, 01:29 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,069
Posted By wolfchild

Those things must be very hard if not impossible...

Those things must be very hard if not impossible to pedal without a motor assist. The seat height is pretty low and not adjustable., you would kill your knees trying to pedal one of those.
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