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09-16-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Russ Roth

Shouldn't make a difference being banged up, my...

Shouldn't make a difference being banged up, my last set was an altus crank and front der. The front I got had band shims to fit different diameters, top and bottom pull and top swing.
09-15-23, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By brokewheelspoke

Big fan of tossing out those triples and front...

Big fan of tossing out those triples and front derailleurs and replacing with 1x. But you'll usually need to replace the bottom bracket with a shorter spindle to get the chainline right.
09-15-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By msalvetti

September Goal: 300 miles 9/3: 20.0 9/4: 20.0...

September Goal: 300 miles
9/3: 20.0
9/4: 20.0
9/6: 20.2
9/8: 20.0
9/15: 20.0

MTD: 100.2
YTD: 2211.2
09-15-23, 07:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By noquarter1

9/1/2023: 20 miles, 1:23 time, 14.3 mph average...

9/1/2023: 20 miles, 1:23 time, 14.3 mph average pace
9/2/2023: 50 miles, 3:48 time, 13.1 mph average pace
9/3/2023: 10 miles, active recovery ride on an ebike, so time/pace is irrelevant
9/4/2023:...
09-15-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 33.9 miles 09/02 - 34.6 miles 09/03 -...

09/01 - 33.9 miles
09/02 - 34.6 miles
09/03 - 34.2 miles
09/04 - 41.4 miles
09/05 - 33.2 miles
09/06 - 33.2 miles
09/07 - 20.2 miles
09/08 - 33.3 miles
09/09 - 44.9 miles
09/10 - 30.1 miles
09-14-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By David_Harris

09/02 - 26.36 (PR distance), 1:50.37 (PR time...

09/02 - 26.36 (PR distance), 1:50.37 (PR time ridden in one ride), 14.3mph avg, 2:00 fastest mile (PRindividual mile). About 65F at start, 77F at finish. Weekly weigh-in after ride: 203.2#.
09/04 -...
09-14-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By cyclist2000

Back in the saddle again Goal: 100 miles ...

Back in the saddle again

Goal: 100 miles

9/13 - 10
9/14 - 15


MTD: 25
09-14-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MikeM21

9/1 - 20.3 mi commute 9/2 - 15.5 mi 9/3 -...

9/1 - 20.3 mi commute
9/2 - 15.5 mi
9/3 - 11.8 mi
9/5 - 20.1
9/6 - 20.1
9/10 - 27.2
9/11 - 20.2 commute
9/12 - 20.3 commute
9/13 - 20.2 commute
09-08-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By GeezyRider

If the refurbished bikes are affordably priced,...

If the refurbished bikes are affordably priced, this is a great way for lower income folks to enjoy a decent quality bicycle. So putting aside Trek's motivation for this project, I like the concept.
09-06-23, 11:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By msalvetti

September Goal: 300 miles 9/3: 20.0 9/4: 20.0...

September Goal: 300 miles
9/3: 20.0
9/4: 20.0
9/6: 20.2

MTD: 60.2
YTD: 2171.2

Mark
09-06-23, 06:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By David_Harris

09/02 - 26.36 (PR distance), 1:50.37 (PR time...

09/02 - 26.36 (PR distance), 1:50.37 (PR time ridden in one ride), 14.3mph avg, 2:00 fastest mile (PRindividual mile). About 65F at start, 77F at finish. Weekly weigh-in after ride: 203.2#.
09/04 -...
09-06-23, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By howsteepisit

New Bike Report - First ride

After my 20 y/o Mercian frame cracked I decided to get into the modern world and buy new rather than replacing the old frame with a new steel frame and the old components. At this point, 50 miles in,...
09-06-23, 06:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 33.9 miles 09/02 - 34.6 miles 09/03 -...

09/01 - 33.9 miles
09/02 - 34.6 miles
09/03 - 34.2 miles
09/04 - 41.4 miles
09/05 - 33.2 miles
09/06 - 33.2 miles

MTD: 210.5 miles
GOAL: 600 miles
09-06-23, 05:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/5: 10.57 mtd: 10.57 ytd: 805.5

9/5: 10.57
mtd: 10.57
ytd: 805.5
09-05-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MattTheHat

Yeah if you edit the original post itís not seen...

Yeah if you edit the original post itís not seen as you update it. Iíll update if the previous dayís post is still the most recent post or two.
09-03-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 33.9 miles 09/02 - 34.6 miles 09/03 -...

09/01 - 33.9 miles
09/02 - 34.6 miles
09/03 - 34.2 miles


MTD: 102.6 miles
GOAL: 600 miles
09-03-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MikeM21

September Goal is 500 miles and I'm upping my...

September Goal is 500 miles and I'm upping my annual goal to 4000 (originally 2500). Spending this week at the beach and hope to get in LOTS of glorious FLAT miles!

9/1 - 20.3 mi commute
9/2 -...
09-02-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By rje58_too

September Goal: 110 miles September 1 - 11.7...

September Goal: 110 miles

September 1 - 11.7 miles - Fuji
September 2 - 11.7 miles - Fuji

I don't often ride the exact same route two days in a row, but I did today. Still in recovery mode...
09-02-23, 06:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 33.9 miles 09/02 - 34.6 miles ...

09/01 - 33.9 miles
09/02 - 34.6 miles


MTD: 68.4 miles
GOAL: 600 miles
09-02-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By giffenf

I think I'll try to push it to 150 miles this...

I think I'll try to push it to 150 miles this month.

Monthly goal: 150 mi.
09-01-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By rje58_too

September Goal: 110 miles - going to try to be...

September Goal: 110 miles - going to try to be realistic and set myself up for success

September 1 - 11.7 miles - Fuji

First ride since my back went out on August 11. Felt great to be back in...
09-01-23, 09:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By noquarter1

9/1/2023: 20 miles, 1:23 time, 14.3 mph average...

9/1/2023: 20 miles, 1:23 time, 14.3 mph average pace

MTD: 20 miles
Goal: 500

In September I'm riding for the Great Cycle Challenge to raise money for the Children's Cancer Research Fund.
...
09-01-23, 06:55 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,172
Posted By MattTheHat

Not sure how this month is going to go. Lots of...

Not sure how this month is going to go. Lots of stuff on my schedule. I’m going to say 600 miles, but hope to get more.

09/01 - 33.9 miles


MTD: 33.9 miles
GOAL: 600 miles
08-18-23, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By TiHabanero

Don't allow the fear of a less than desirable...

Don't allow the fear of a less than desirable outcome deter you from giving it a go. I have a Turbo saddle I have worn through the suede covering and will be attempting a recover this winter. The...
08-17-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By Broctoon

Honey the Goldendoodle has some strong opinions: ...

Honey the Goldendoodle has some strong opinions:

Walk? Yes! Walk now!
Run? A million yes! Never not run!
Hike? Also yes. Hike and walk and run!
Bike? Yes, run next to bike! (We sometimes do...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,059
Posted By datlas

RMOT ...

RMOT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wgDdgXjjN0
08-12-23, 07:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Bald Paul

If I'm rider B, just yell "On your left!" and...

If I'm rider B, just yell "On your left!" and watch the walkers move that direction, directly in front of rider A. Then go around the carnage.
08-11-23, 08:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By genejockey

There's ONE pedway I ride on, because it's only...

There's ONE pedway I ride on, because it's only ever very lightly populated. It's wide, probably at least 8'. There's a dotted yellow line down the middle, and each lane is divided by another white...
08-11-23, 07:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Mtracer

I agree with everyone else here, if I'm B I slow...

I agree with everyone else here, if I'm B I slow until it's safe to pass. If I'm A, I may or may not slow, but will be at the ready should B try to pass.

I've been B once and done the stupid by...
08-11-23, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Troul

if you're tubeless & wax your chain, that gives...

if you're tubeless & wax your chain, that gives you the default entitled right-a-way.
08-11-23, 07:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By veganbikes

Maelochs had the right idea. Though you shouldn't...

Maelochs had the right idea. Though you shouldn't have drops your bike should have aero bars and you should already be fully tucked in the aero position. Those damned pedestrians shouldn't be on my...
08-11-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd first see how everyone reacts after blasting...

I'd first see how everyone reacts after blasting the air horn. Maybe not an issue after this for everyone to fit.
08-11-23, 06:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By rumrunn6

it's a judgement call. I'm usually the one to...

it's a judgement call. I'm usually the one to slow down, until the other biker passes, then I pass
08-11-23, 06:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By rsbob

I couldn’t believe it’s the other day when I...

I couldn’t believe it’s the other day when I faced the exact scenario above except I was A and a mother on a bike pulling a trailer with a young child was B. I assumed she would slow, keep to her...
08-11-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By biker128pedal

Iíve noticed walkers for the most part have...

Iíve noticed walkers for the most part have gotten better. Except for a few with ear buds cranked. 35 years ago I was riding one weekday evening on the path by the North end of National Airport. Four...
08-11-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Eric F

Strike!

Strike!
08-11-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By genejockey

So, if you're B, you dive to the right to knock...

So, if you're B, you dive to the right to knock the rightmost pedestrian into the other one, possibly also taking out cyclist A.
08-11-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Eric F

Oh, yeah. I guess this maneuver would create a...

Oh, yeah. I guess this maneuver would create a 7-10 split condition. My bad.
08-11-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By genejockey

I thought with a 7-10 split, you try to hit one...

I thought with a 7-10 split, you try to hit one of them on the OUTSIDE so it takes the other one out?
08-11-23, 04:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Eric F

I call that the "7-10 split maneuver".

I call that the "7-10 split maneuver".
08-11-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Maelochs

When I encounter similar situations ... I reach...

When I encounter similar situations ... I reach for the drops, crank up the speed, and scream "Strava, Strava" and blow right up the middle and make everyone scatter, scrambling for survival.

I...
08-11-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Ol Danl

If the walkers are facing A, they can obviously...

If the walkers are facing A, they can obviously see him approaching, and B should wait until he passes. If I were in Aís position, though, I would also anticipate B doing something stupid, and go...
08-11-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By nomadmax

Are we talking about the Montour Trail?

Are we talking about the Montour Trail?
08-11-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Troul

Mannerisms & entitlement is real & prevalent. ...

Mannerisms & entitlement is real & prevalent.

I'd just like to be able to see walkers & others use some sorta front light so it can give a heads up for those approaching.... at least, when they're...
08-11-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By genejockey

If I'm Bike A, I get all the way to the right, in...

If I'm Bike A, I get all the way to the right, in case B passes. Then at the next opportunity I get the hell off the pedway.

If I'm Bike B, I slow down and wait till A passes. Then at the next...
08-11-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Eric F

Always - lol.

Always - lol.
08-11-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By john m flores

THIS. Always assume that someone's going to do...

THIS. Always assume that someone's going to do something stupid.
08-11-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Eric F

If I'm Bike A...I move to the right side of the...

If I'm Bike A...I move to the right side of the path just in case Bike B decides to be dumb and pass the walkers without slowing down.
If I'm Bike B...I slow down until Bike A passes me, then go...
08-11-23, 03:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By john m flores

Unless a Tour de France stage victory is at...

Unless a Tour de France stage victory is at stake, I try to chill and make sure that everyone gets through safely, even if they are inconsiderate wankers. Life's too short.
08-11-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,731
Posted By Steve B.

I slow down and wait for the other cyclist to...

I slow down and wait for the other cyclist to pass, then pass the walkers
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