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Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-24, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By terrymorse

I bought my Fleetwood when the first gas crisis...

I bought my Fleetwood when the first gas crisis was in full bloom. Remember even and odd days, lines of cars at the pumps? Such fun!

I drove it as little as possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-24, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By t2p

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2755_fed7096b9b3cd2ae3caa5caf3db117717f3adeb1.jpeg...
04-11-24, 06:12 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,801
Posted By bampilot06

Interesting to hold a grudge that doesn’t have...

Interesting to hold a grudge that doesn’t have anything to do with you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife has already given me permission for a...

My wife has already given me permission for a Trek Domane+ SLR 9 e-bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By indyfabz

I think his son did it.

I think his son did it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By phrantic09

Jesus- good luck!

Jesus- good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By TMonk

GL Trsnrtr! You got this!!!

GL Trsnrtr! You got this!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By DougRNS

Best of luck. Positive thoughts your way.:hug:

Best of luck. Positive thoughts your way.:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 11:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,452
Posted By Steve B.

Is reducing work effort the goal ?. It’s not for...

Is reducing work effort the goal ?. It’s not for me. I ride a bike to get exercise. Adding an electric motor reduces the exercise I get. No thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-24, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 294,099
Posted By TMonk

UAE Team Emirates rider (Brandon McNulty) takes...

UAE Team Emirates rider (Brandon McNulty) takes over as race leader after late attack. Happy to see Zonie Brandon back in yellow!!!! Rode a break with very elevated company included Evenepoel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 294,099
Posted By DougRNS

During the hiatus we took in a foster dog for 4...

During the hiatus we took in a foster dog for 4 days then he found his forever home. Mrs. RNS cried when she took him back and after she returned home.
he was a cute 10 pound 6 month old puppy....
12-22-23, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By 50PlusCycling

This was generally the policy throughout America....

This was generally the policy throughout America. But over the last few years some municipalities have passed ordinances prohibiting the police stopping cars with expired license plates, or even no...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-23, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 282,115
Posted By big john

I've been feeding the neighbor's cat which was...

I've been feeding the neighbor's cat which was neglected and very skinny and sickly. This year he has bulked up so he is eating more than I give him.

People across the street moved away last month...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-23, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 282,115
Posted By seedsbelize2

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Lying in the hammock a few days ago and this guy...
12-02-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,157
Posted By Bald Paul

As a retired automotive regional technical...

As a retired automotive regional technical specialist, I can tell you that there are a lot of drivers that think speeding, tailgating, driving distracted, etc are all okay, because they are sold on...
12-02-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By wolfchild

Balaclava works perfect for shielding face and...

Balaclava works perfect for shielding face and neck.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,057
Posted By tomato coupe

I have no trouble believing the OP could screw up...

I have no trouble believing the OP could screw up a bike that quickly, but I do have trouble believing the OP actually purchased a brand new bike from a bike shop.
10-06-23, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By Chicago Al

There's a new documentary on Cav, and it's on...

There's a new documentary on Cav, and it's on Netflix. We watched it a few nights ago. It is REALLY good, in depth and beautifully made. I had no idea of the depths he had gotten into during his off...
10-05-23, 12:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,002
Posted By HectorStorm

Hopefully we'll get a film of their deaths in the...

Hopefully we'll get a film of their deaths in the electric chair.
09-22-23, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,018
Posted By CAT7RDR

Balaclava. Wide selection of varying materials...

Balaclava. Wide selection of varying materials and weights.
Great for those mountain rides when you want to cover your neck, ears, head and up to your nose.
Not endorsing any brand....
09-17-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,002
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

This is murder. Call it a 1st degree,...

This is murder.

Call it a 1st degree, premeditated MURDER.

Both of the car drivers should be tried Murder1 and spend the rest of their pitiful lives under the prison
09-12-23, 11:24 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,390
Posted By Reynolds

I have a simplistic and binary point of view: A...

I have a simplistic and binary point of view:
A bicycle has no motor and is propelled by human power only.
If it has a motor, it's not a bicycle but a motorcycle.
Works for me.
09-11-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,954
Posted By Leisesturm

Paris has banned all rental stand-up scooters...

Paris has banned all rental stand-up scooters entirely. Laying streets out differently, altering infrastructure is simply not going to happen. Nor can it. Why not? Because your idea of what good...
08-29-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,390
Posted By RChung

The rider.

The rider.
07-25-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,332
Posted By 2old

I'm assuming your comment was in regard to...

I'm assuming your comment was in regard to something that was said previously, but I couldn't agree more. Anytime the government sees a revenue path and gets their greedy little hands on a project...
07-23-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By tomato coupe

If you can follow a car home that's doing 65 mph,...

If you can follow a car home that's doing 65 mph, you must have a pretty good FTP.
06-21-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,759
Posted By jon c.

“It is very clear that this was caused by...

“It is very clear that this was caused by lithium-ion batteries and e-bikes. There is a very large number of both batteries and e-bikes. This location is known to the fire department, we have written...
06-11-23, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By Tomm Willians

One of the dumbest statements on this forum and...

One of the dumbest statements on this forum and that’s saying plenty……
05-09-23, 07:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,255
Posted By pdlamb

Well, I ride downhill at the speed of...

Well, I ride downhill at the speed of professionals on the flat, and I ride on the flat at the speed the pros ride uphill. (Let's not talk about me going uphill.) Does that count? :)
04-17-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By msu2001la

I generally add sealant through the valve, so I'm...

I generally add sealant through the valve, so I'm not removing the tire or even unseating it, so no - I'm not cleaning the beads regularly.

If I remove a tubeless tire, I'll definitely wipe up all...
04-09-23, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Bald Paul

A lot. I was a professional auto tech for over...

A lot.
I was a professional auto tech for over 40 years. Don't go there with me.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-09-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Ice
Views: 1,594
Posted By Hypno Toad

I was holding 12 mph on the bare ice, maxing out...

I was holding 12 mph on the bare ice, maxing out around 16 mph. The bare ice rolls fast, if you don't get nervous and think too much about going down.
03-08-23, 06:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,609
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably is easier to drive a boat while drunk...

Probably is easier to drive a boat while drunk than ride a bike. Hey, where's OP? Maybe he can't find his thread since it was (appropriately) moved.:lol:
01-08-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,368
Posted By MikeM21

Support your LBS

We are lucky here in Northern Virginia to have a bunch of great LBSs. I needed a spacer for to put my old 9spd Shimano cassette on my new DT Swiss hubs. Dropped in to A-1 Cycling a the Clocktower in...
01-06-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 30,407
Posted By JohnDThompson

Why would you replace a bike just because it has...

Why would you replace a bike just because it has unfashionable brakes?
01-01-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By Inusuit

Just my opinion. I don't think weather, exposure...

Just my opinion. I don't think weather, exposure to cold, breathing cold air, or sweaty clothes have anything to do with getting sick. I also don't know if riding in the cold strengthens an immune...
11-15-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,375
Posted By Reflector Guy

Build it in someone else's back yard!

Build it in someone else's back yard!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 178,653
Posted By DougRNS

I thought it was because 95% of the movies blow. ...

I thought it was because 95% of the movies blow. :foo:
09-24-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By big john

Some of the newer tubeless ready tire and rim...

Some of the newer tubeless ready tire and rim combinations make installing a tire very difficult. Best to use a bead jack. Some people carry them on the bike.
How To Get Tight Tire On Bike Wheel Rim...
Forum: Touring
09-10-22, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By raybo

Just finished a brief tour in Ireland

I just spent 2 weeks riding (and busing) in Ireland. Mostly, on the Wild Atlantic Way, the west coast. I sent out 3 updates during this trip.

The first one...
09-05-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,675
Posted By Inisfallen

Updating this, more than a year after my last...

Updating this, more than a year after my last post.

On Friday, I was on my usually commute to work (Brooklyn to midtown west Manhattan, via the Manhattan Bridge).

The usual number of electric...
08-29-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Polaris OBark

Get the license plate and report it to the major...

Get the license plate and report it to the major insurance companies. Ask them if this is the kind of driver they wish to insure. Pretend you know they are the insurer. If you hit the top 10, you...
08-26-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,938
Posted By Ogsarg

I like windfinder.com for checking out wind...

I like windfinder.com for checking out wind conditions. Shows what is going on in real time and allows you to look forward to any time of day. I ride in the area shown below and the wind direction as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 178,653
Posted By big john

and cheesecake, apparently

and cheesecake, apparently
08-04-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,563
Posted By Rick

Headlights powerful enough for you to see the...

Headlights powerful enough for you to see the potholes and debris at night are a good idea. I like a solid non flashing taillight for night use. I have a separate taillight that is very bright and...
07-23-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,720
Posted By Pinelander

I acknowledge a lot of people when I ride. A...

I acknowledge a lot of people when I ride. A wave to other riders, police, or a motorist who showed some awareness of me. I try to look predictable and aware of those around me. Will any of this get...
07-23-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,720
Posted By Chuck M

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of...

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of vodka into a dumpster.
07-23-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,720
Posted By Troul

If the conditions allow, pending I notice them,...

If the conditions allow, pending I notice them, I'll gesture to them with acknowledgement. It's not for the reasons that you have in place, just a polite acknowledgement.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 178,653
Posted By indyfabz

R.I.P. James Caan.

R.I.P. James Caan.
07-04-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,566
Posted By m.c.

The ones I've been seeing don't require pedaling....

The ones I've been seeing don't require pedaling. They are electric motorcycles that happen to have pedals on them.
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