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11-01-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,654
Posted By livedarklions

​​​Wow, aren't you the guy who keeps.complaining...

​​​Wow, aren't you the guy who keeps.complaining about personal attacks?

You've turned an argument over drug abuse into a series of accusations that anyone who was offended by the disgusting...
09-09-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,429
Posted By Jumpski

I have been cycling with a mirror for years now....

I have been cycling with a mirror for years now. For me, itís so much easier during group rides, or solo to take a quick look at said mirror vs looking over my shoulder. I canít imagine cycling with...
09-07-22, 01:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,104
Posted By Wildwood

oh pshaw. the moderators....the...

oh pshaw.
the moderators....the moderators....the moderators....

bigger (I think), more diverse, and better - except for those who wanted their own little, copacetic social group.
08-22-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 400,265
Posted By Stadjer

What's not to my liking is that there is a lobby...

What's not to my liking is that there is a lobby trying to associate any bicycle use with helmet wearing, as to blame cyclists for not being 'protected' and getting hurt. Many words aren't neutral,...
08-02-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,569
Posted By Ttom

I get it, I really do, I just ride, I don't care...

I get it, I really do, I just ride, I don't care how fast I go or how far I go but the more I do it I seem to get a little faster, and I seem to go a little further. It is mostly fun but sometimes it...
07-27-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,991
Posted By stevel610

Huffy Cranbrook or other beach cruiser with a...

Huffy Cranbrook or other beach cruiser with a Wald basket or two. About $175 all in...and you'll appreciate your road bike more. (Pick is an older Cranbrook thats been repainted)...
07-25-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,569
Posted By Random11

I'm Not Training; I'm Exercising

Every morning I ride 15-20 miles over rolling hills. I rarely miss a day. I enjoy riding, but one motivator is that I think it's good for my health. I get occasional advice (and see it here) on what...
07-13-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,886
Posted By Leisesturm

Personally, I think this thread should be locked...

Personally, I think this thread should be locked right now to protect the innocent. This could get ugly. Either an actual police report or other corroborated account or its off the table for...
07-01-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,093
Posted By TiHabanero

As I said to my son yesterday, non-performance...

As I said to my son yesterday, non-performance bikes will retain mechanical shifting and rim brakes for some time to come. Only performance bikes will have electronic shifting due to the cost....
06-19-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,710
Posted By caloso

It looked like he has toe clips and straps on an...

It looked like he has toe clips and straps on an old Trek hybrid. He needs some flats.
06-15-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By jppe

I found this interesting

Pretty good short film. Fella makes a lot of good points within the 6 minutes. A lot of similar messages posted here and it looks like heís one of us.

https://youtu.be/ERJ-cf_ecO4
06-13-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,429
Posted By John E

Counterpoint -- I won't ride without a mirror,...

Counterpoint -- I won't ride without a mirror, which I find extremely valuable for checking traffic patterns and watching for things like impending right hooks, and also to help me with politely...
05-24-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,859
Posted By trailangel

So sorry... I didn't mean to get your bibs all in...

So sorry... I didn't mean to get your bibs all in a bunch.
05-24-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,524
Posted By Koyote

If you think helmet law enforcement has ever,...

If you think helmet law enforcement has ever, anywhere, generated more than a rounding error's worth of revenue for any government entity, you must've fallen off your 'bent and hit your noggin pretty...
05-16-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By ZIPP2001

Summer Fun awaits !

I've been riding bikes for over 40 years and was also always into building and driving muscle cars. I've had many different muscle cars over the years but took time off from them in the early 2000's....
04-10-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By caloso

Anytime I get on my bike, it’s a ride , whether...

Anytime I get on my bike, it’s a ride , whether it’s a mile or a hundred miles.
04-10-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By downtube42

Whether it's a 400k brevet or a dozen laps around...

Whether it's a 400k brevet or a dozen laps around a basketball court with my grandsons, it's a bike ride. It all puts a smile on my face.
03-30-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,305
Posted By AlgarveCycling

My wife used to enjoy her commute in Amsterdam...

My wife used to enjoy her commute in Amsterdam and the trips to the grocery store. I bought her an e-bike that is very similar to the bike she had in Amsterdam to get around here - it is quite hilly...
03-27-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,305
Posted By Random11

I don't Wanna Know

I'm pretty disciplined about riding almost every day, pushing pretty hard, but not exhausting myself. I know the mileage of the routes I'm riding, but outside of the miles, I'm not metering my...
03-11-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 80
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Views: 5,070
Posted By Riveting

Yup, after I said that the savings were based on...

Yup, after I said that the savings were based on the IRS mileage rate, I realized that the insurance and taxes were a bulk of that IRS figure, so it misrepresents the savings of riding instead of...
03-05-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,789
Posted By livedarklions

There's nothing ever productive coming out of...

There's nothing ever productive coming out of arguments with the unicycle guy. He has "the truth", states every " fact" as unquestionable no matter how subjective the statement, and then calls people...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,623
Posted By noglider

Only people in western states ask this. For us in...

Only people in western states ask this. For us in the east, we don’t think long before doing what we need, the law be damned.
02-12-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,627
Posted By BobbyG

So upsetting. He is obviously mentally ill. He...

So upsetting. He is obviously mentally ill. He has many more similar youtube video compilations of himself carrying out what he feels is his civic duty. What must his personal life be like?
02-12-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,627
Posted By work4bike

Advocacy & Safety Fail

I understand that NYC's cycling infrastructure has a lot of flaws, as do many large cities. However, this video, IMO, is the absolutely wrong way to address the issue of advocating cycling, if our...
02-02-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,413
Posted By rsbob

Should have prefaced it by saying, it was for...

Should have prefaced it by saying, it was for mid-life cyclists whom were competitive with others or themselves in their younger days and still want to perform at an optimal level.
01-30-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,744
Posted By UniChris

​​​​​​Sorry, but that's simply user error - you...

​​​​​​Sorry, but that's simply user error - you were riding above the design speed of the route. What if it had been a couple of little kids going the proper direction but barely moving, while...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By sloppy12

this is the reason "Iíve been commuting for more...

this is the reason "Iíve been commuting for more than 15 years but havenít had any specific training or anything"

Not a issue with gearing. its probably not even a issue with the bike. Seems...
01-13-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,765
Posted By livedarklions

I'm sorry a pedestrian got killed, but this is a...

I'm sorry a pedestrian got killed, but this is a forum for bicycle safety and advocacy, not "cars are bad". This incident doesn't illustrate anything we don't already know about cars in cities.
...
12-20-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,052
Posted By livedarklions

You never know when you might be right hooked by...

You never know when you might be right hooked by someone running off the road into the ditch.

I would have asked him that, but I really wasn't terribly interested in the answer which will no doubt...
11-11-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,052
Posted By Paul Barnard

You don't control the lane. You assume lane...

You don't control the lane. You assume lane position in hopes of influencing driver behavior.

Sidewalks can be very useful in some cases for avoiding dangerous areas or conditions.

Not all...
11-09-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,276
Posted By Terex

I think more people over 50 are getting more...

I think more people over 50 are getting more active and people who ride a lot look for information in the regular forums. Since I joined in 2005, I've seen many knowledgeable, serious riders stop...
10-15-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,004
Posted By UniChris

That you persist in giving credit to...

That you persist in giving credit to unquestioning media parroting of demonstrably false claims by parties with a vested interest over the actual fact that the location is a shared lane not a bike...
10-09-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,004
Posted By UniChris

For purposes of this thread, that the...

For purposes of this thread, that the pre-incident lane position was chosen in the door zone is almost a footnote - a background concern (albeit a serious one, as the rider was cruising along in the...
10-07-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,004
Posted By work4bike

I don't see much of a jump in the video. The...

I don't see much of a jump in the video. The cyclist should have been just like any other vehicle when he saw the vehicle in front slowing down, he should have also slowed down. If he was in a car,...
10-06-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,004
Posted By mdarnton

This definitely is not a case of someone...

This definitely is not a case of someone "randomly" opening a door in traffic. It's a case of a car pulling over. That's about as good of a clue as you are ever going to get that the next thing to...
10-02-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,152
Posted By flangehead

There are real people involved in this. Real...

There are real people involved in this. Real people with families and friends were injured. The LEO and EMT who responded are real people. The city and county officials involved are real people.
...
09-20-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By downhillmaster

Who stated or implied that they wish there are no...

Who stated or implied that they wish there are no consequences?
Forum: Commuting
09-20-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By pdlamb

This question might be answered better if it were...

This question might be answered better if it were posted in Living Car Free, even though you're only talking about car light.

If you're grocery shopping once a week, I'd suggest driving the one...
09-20-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By downhillmaster

I read both links and I donít see how you can be...

I read both links and I donít see how you can be so sure she didnít receive a ticket. The news story is very brief and makes no reference to anything and the obviously biased bikinginLa link only...
09-06-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,025
Posted By big john

To the OP, it's just a bike ride. So you didn't...

To the OP, it's just a bike ride. So you didn't ride as far as you intended. If you want to make it happen I'm sure you'll figure it out. If not, no big deal.
08-08-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,927
Posted By wolfchild

I recall about 2-3 years ago a bunch of people...

I recall about 2-3 years ago a bunch of people got their feelings seriously injured from watching a Peloton Ad.
07-28-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,875
Posted By downtube42

Any ride will do.

Any ride will do.
07-28-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,875
Posted By jackb

Whatever the length of the ride, the ride will be...

Whatever the length of the ride, the ride will be good for your health. I'm not convinced that riding 30 miles regularly is better for your physical condition and overall health than riding 20...
07-17-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,323
Posted By livedarklions

Gotta say, I'm not impressed. They're counting...

Gotta say, I'm not impressed. They're counting any headphones or buds, no consideration of whether they are set so people can hear. Also counting cell phones on handlebars as distracted. I use my...
07-17-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By Shp4man

I went for a ride yesterday, about 15 miles,...

I went for a ride yesterday, about 15 miles, about 10 or 11 average speed, all flat. I enjoyed it, actually. I have a comfortable bike, no maintenance except airing the tires, don't wear Spandex,...
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By Skullo

Myself , I would totally forget about the...

Myself , I would totally forget about the numbers. Get rid of the computer Strava, etc. Just spin the crank.
07-15-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 852,973
Posted By Wileyone

We need a "dislike" button.

We need a "dislike" button.
07-14-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By Iride01

So what does this have to do with Cycling...

So what does this have to do with Cycling Advocacy and Safety?

Why does this sub-forum continue to be an Obituary page where I guess we are supposed to show our compassion. Or it's simply an I...
06-13-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 583,038
Posted By maddmaxx

75 and not ashamed of any biking I do. I ride...

75 and not ashamed of any biking I do. I ride for a little exercise and some enjoyment. I no longer record or report miles.
06-05-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,732
Posted By livedarklions

You mistranslated that as the majority of drivers...

You mistranslated that as the majority of drivers are bad. I said you had grossly distorted a survey result. QED.

If you think it's meaningful that almost all drivers think they're good and that...
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