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05-15-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By work4bike

My experiences with school bus drivers has been...

My experiences with school bus drivers has been overwhelmingly negative. I don't know what it is, but they, as a whole, seem to have some serious contempt for cyclists. That's been my experience with...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By work4bike

The water started disappearing once we killed off...

The water started disappearing once we killed off the ruminates, such as the bison and other animals and started doing conventional agriculture.

This is just one example of how natural land...
05-10-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By work4bike

As I age I find it very important to stretch and...

As I age I find it very important to stretch and I've started doing it after every workout. I don't do any special programs and I only stretch on my own, but I do a full body stretch, including...
Forum: Foo
05-05-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,724
Posted By work4bike

Our gas prices here were ticking down slowly, but...

Our gas prices here were ticking down slowly, but it just started going back up, now around $4.10...just six dollars more and we'll hit the jack pot....come on $10 gas:beer:

:D
Forum: Foo
04-30-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,724
Posted By work4bike

I'm kind of curious what life will be like with...

I'm kind of curious what life will be like with gas at $10.:eek::D
Forum: Foo
04-25-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By work4bike

Outstanding presentation by Ray Archuleta!! We...

Outstanding presentation by Ray Archuleta!! We can farm on a large scale without use of fertilizers/soil amendments, nor any x-icides. The soil life will produce all the nutrients, including...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By work4bike

I carry a patch kit and spare tubes (2), either...

I carry a patch kit and spare tubes (2), either new tubes or patched tubes. As of now I have new tubes, but as I patch a tube, it will become a spare tube in my kit. I do have an old rim and tire, so...
Forum: Foo
04-24-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By work4bike

Never heard of this guy before...interesting...

Never heard of this guy before...interesting story! Thanks for sharing...
04-21-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,167
Posted By work4bike

I do believe stretching is very important,...

I do believe stretching is very important, especially as we age. I do full body stretches after every gym workout, cycling and running. A fun little test of flexibility is to try and do the Asian...
04-21-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,167
Posted By work4bike

I'm also getting up in age (57) and I use to have...

I'm also getting up in age (57) and I use to have a really bad right knees years ago in my 30's, which I first noticed on my first 1,500-mile bike tour. A doctor told me I'd eventually have to get...
04-20-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,590
Posted By work4bike

I'm still re-habbing my knee, but it's mostly...

I'm still re-habbing my knee, but it's mostly doing very well, but I'm very reluctant to do very tough stuff, especially sprints, which I love doing. However, today after a gym workout where I did a...
04-17-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By work4bike

How many miles is on the chain? If you have too...

How many miles is on the chain? If you have too many, then I wouldn't even bother with it and get a new chain (I always get a new cassette when I buy a chain).

If there's not too much mileage and...
04-16-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By work4bike

Good stuff!!! The first video is a great...

Good stuff!!!
The first video is a great introduction to importance of strength training; the second video is great for busting myths....


https://youtu.be/5DDGOXkpZxI

...
04-13-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 992
Posted By work4bike

I don't see any top 5 from any of the Americans....

I don't see any top 5 from any of the Americans. However, some that I'm hoping to see in the Tour are: Brandon McNulty, Sepp Kuss and Neilson Powless
Forum: Foo
04-05-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By work4bike

I agree that the home owners probably missed some...

I agree that the home owners probably missed some warnings, at least that's what I gathered from the video. However, that seems harsh for a HOA to have to power to place a lien or foreclose on one's...
04-04-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By work4bike

I'm going out on a limb and agree and disagree...

I'm going out on a limb and agree and disagree with both of you;)

Walking is good for very out of shape people, just getting off the couch in an attempt to live a healthier lifestyle. However,...
03-30-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,591
Posted By work4bike

When I see videos like below it makes me want to...

When I see videos like below it makes me want to see higher gas prices. People can't see, yet they're riding around like they can. Just the other day, I had someone tailgating me, then swerved around...
03-29-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By work4bike

For most of us it's really difficult to bulk up...

For most of us it's really difficult to bulk up too much without a very focused weight training regimen and diet. I've also found that stretching is crucial as we age. I use this contraption at the...
03-29-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By work4bike

It's Never Too Late

Incredible transformation and she (Joan Macdonald) started relatively late in life, only about 5-years ago and she lost 60-lbs and gained so much muscle. This is why I hold weightlifting in such high...
Forum: Foo
03-24-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By work4bike

Where is here? They're definitely here in my area...

Where is here? They're definitely here in my area (note location to the left), but fortunately I don't have them in my yard, probably because my yard is totally mulched over with a very high degree...
03-23-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,711
Posted By work4bike

I ride my bike like a car, I stop for...

I ride my bike like a car, I stop for loading/unloading school buses, I stop for stop lights and I pull off the road for emergency vehicles. But I do illegally practice the Idaho Stop at stop...
Forum: Foo
03-08-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,075
Posted By work4bike

I started out with mild symptoms and I always...

I started out with mild symptoms and I always ignore mild symptoms...not the first time I believe I made myself sicker by riding a bike or going on a run. I haven't ridden my bike since Wednesday.
...
Forum: Foo
03-07-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,075
Posted By work4bike

I Think I got Omicron

I've been sick as a dog since Monday (28 Feb), but still I went riding my bike, which I think it only made it worse, than I've been doing heavy yard work -- not good, but the last two days I finally...
Forum: Foo
03-07-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,114
Posted By work4bike

Of course science is debatable, except when the...

Of course science is debatable, except when the so-called elites shut down any objection(s) to the established scientific fact, which there are virtually no scientific facts established, only...
02-27-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,727
Posted By work4bike

I hope he's not, but that's the romantic side of...

I hope he's not, but that's the romantic side of me wanting to see a truly great cyclist race. However, considering the history of the peloton...one cannot help, but to wonder. And now it seems like...
02-22-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By work4bike

Crash and Burn

Today's crash breaks a 8/9-year streak of zero crashes. My last crash was back in 2013 or 14, I know because I log these things in my maintenance logs. However, I seemed to have misplaced the log for...
02-19-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,321
Posted By work4bike

I can't recommend a specific workout regimen;...

I can't recommend a specific workout regimen; however, I do recommend backing off on intensity with both your weightlifting and riding, but that's not saying reduce time on either, just intensity. I...
02-19-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By work4bike

I understand that, but the links I provided above...

I understand that, but the links I provided above clearly shows cyclists lawfully able to leave the bike lane for making a left turn and for not passing a car on the inside while it's making a right...
02-12-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By work4bike

I agree, he has a right to be frustrated, I know...

I agree, he has a right to be frustrated, I know I would be in that environment. There were definitely a bunch of people not looking where they were going and/or going the wrong way. Developing...
02-12-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By work4bike

You've put up a false choice of actions that...

You've put up a false choice of actions that either the we need to be in an all-out-war or take a "velvet glove" approach when dealing with motorists. Furthermore, his actions were not just with...
02-12-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
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...
02-07-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,189
Posted By work4bike

The picture just doesn't provide enough...

The picture just doesn't provide enough information on the cyclists' riding practices, good or bad. That could easily be me, I always take the lane at stop lights/signs, because it prevents Right...
02-07-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By work4bike

Just another camera option to consider ...

Just another camera option to consider

https://youtu.be/vB8LPpdsE2o
02-03-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By work4bike

I welcome that, maybe they will point something...

I welcome that, maybe they will point something out that I missed, or I can simply debate others' with differing points of view, even yours:eek: I don't want to participate in a forum that's no more...
01-15-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,435
Posted By work4bike

My state would have to pass another helmet law...

My state would have to pass another helmet law first :roflmao2:
...
Forum: Foo
01-14-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By work4bike

I'm not really into medicines, alternative or...

I'm not really into medicines, alternative or otherwise; however, I do believe eating heathy foods and very regular exercise (not just riding a bike) is in itself medicine. I'm very careful where I...
01-14-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By work4bike

Very true, my mirror is an essential accessory on...

Very true, my mirror is an essential accessory on my bike. Don't leave home without it:giver:
Forum: Foo
01-12-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,398
Posted By work4bike

Since this thread is now about how many birds we...

Since this thread is now about how many birds we have in our yards...I have some pics of birds I actively attract to my yard by creating habitat...Someone said they wanted to see pics, right:D


...
Forum: Foo
01-10-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,398
Posted By work4bike

Yeah, they're loud, even the EV's, mostly from...

Yeah, they're loud, even the EV's, mostly from the tires, but also just the mass of metal moving thru air. Don't get me started on the horns...:eek:
01-07-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,420
Posted By work4bike

Street grates scare the hell out of me, because...

Street grates scare the hell out of me, because it's easy to get complacent around them. There is one road where the grates are directly adjacent to the fog line (no shoulder/bike lane on this road),...
01-06-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By work4bike

I know I'm but a mouse on the roads, but I'm a...

I know I'm but a mouse on the roads, but I'm a defiant mouse:D

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/87/70/ec/8770ecb71b2a6611fd287436c1b22b81.jpg
01-05-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By work4bike

Just today I had some idiot try and pass me on a...

Just today I had some idiot try and pass me on a 80-degree turn thru an intersection. I cut him off, by going further into the lane, so he couldn't go around and then gave him a look, like whatcha...
Forum: Foo
01-03-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By work4bike

Scratching my balls in public:thumb:

Scratching my balls in public:thumb:
12-17-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By work4bike

:thumb:

:thumb:
12-16-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By work4bike

You're right, there have been a few times,...

You're right, there have been a few times, because of heavy, fast-moving traffic, that I had to either stop and wait for a clearing to get over or I've actually used the two-step turn.

However,...
12-14-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,211
Posted By work4bike

I'll either walk away or I'll die...that's the...

I'll either walk away or I'll die...that's the plan. :)

Tell my mama I did my best...

https://youtu.be/dY4LKZlKosA
12-02-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,882
Posted By work4bike

....because I deserve it:)

....because I deserve it:)
11-27-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,147
Posted By work4bike

I Inadvertently started intermittent fasting when...

I Inadvertently started intermittent fasting when I started my 2006 Appalachian Trail (AT) thru-hike. I felt like crap in the beginning, because I was taking in far fewer calories than I was burning...
11-24-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,600
Posted By work4bike

That's funny, because I also ride at least a...

That's funny, because I also ride at least a 100-miles per week, but rarely ride on trails; however, of the times I have ridden on the trails, I hated it. You'd think someone that rides "thousands of...
11-23-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,600
Posted By work4bike

Threads like this reminds me just how good I have...

Threads like this reminds me just how good I have it out on the roads:)
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