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08-13-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By GlennR

What's Facebook?

What's Facebook?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,945
Posted By terrymorse

Question asked. In case you're looking for an...

Question asked. In case you're looking for an answer, here are my personal reasons:

Because this virus is highly contagious and causes serious illness.

Being vaccinated, I almost certainly...
08-05-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,004
Posted By big john

I retired 2 years ago @65. I don't have much, no...

I retired 2 years ago @65. I don't have much, no IRA, no property, no rich relatives. I worked for 50 years, that was enough. It got to the point where I was depressed because I couldn't figure out...
08-05-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By delbiker1

I had 3 tears; rotator cuff, bicep and the muscle...

I had 3 tears; rotator cuff, bicep and the muscle that runs along the clavicle, surgically repaired in 2011. As stated above, it is a long, painful recovery process. That was my right shoulder, and...
07-31-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By pgjackson

Went out for an easy 10 mile ride and the...

Went out for an easy 10 mile ride and the sensations took me 16 miles. Just started exploring. Ended up finding a great new road in the process.
07-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By Riveting

Here in Denver, with hills everywhere and almost...

Here in Denver, with hills everywhere and almost unavoidable, in order to maintain consistency of stress during knee-hab (as I call it), one must monitor time, and NOT mileage, since riding 10 miles...
07-22-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By Biker395

I've had meniscal snips in both knees, and in...

I've had meniscal snips in both knees, and in 2018 had a skiing accident that caused a tibial platform compression fracture. I needed surgery for that too, but recovered quickly ... 3 months or so...
07-19-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,109
Posted By MinnMan

Apparent power is not evidence at all and I said...

Apparent power is not evidence at all and I said so. it adds to questions that have been raised about somebody who blew the GC field apart. I am not convicting nor do I imagine that i'm in a position...
07-19-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,087
Posted By msu2001la

Cavendish does hesitate for a moment with around...

Cavendish does hesitate for a moment with around 50M to go. I noticed this too. It's because he had nowhere to go.

Cavendish is on Van Aert's wheel with Philipsen on the right, and the barriers...
07-15-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,800
Posted By Barry2

Coffee works

Itíd be a shame to lock this thread..
I havenít laughed this hard all week.

Oh yes, I get up two hours before a long ride and administer two large mugs of strong coffee to be sure the job gets...
07-04-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 741,677
Posted By easyupbug

I religiously rotate through my collection;...

I religiously rotate through my collection; everyone of my bikes was hand-crafted by artisans with things like carefully brazed and tapered lugs, many thinned by craftsmen and craftswomen with files....
Forum: Foo
06-30-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,169
Posted By skijor

I are not an engineer, but I routinely correct...

I are not an engineer, but I routinely correct their work.
Forum: Foo
06-24-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,072
Posted By bikecrate

I fold my underwear. I am not a barbarian.

I fold my underwear. I am not a barbarian.
06-20-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By Inusuit

Any way to find out what the bike is without...

Any way to find out what the bike is without watching a 15 minute video?
06-15-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,733
Posted By Phil_gretz

Why hasn't anyone pointed toward the...

Why hasn't anyone pointed toward the stamped/chromed SunTour spoke protector from the 1970s? These are gorgeous when properly shined. Shimano made one, too, but it wasn't as nicely finished. Go to...
Forum: Foo
06-10-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,685
Views: 176,029
Posted By clemsongirl

https://youtu.be/i6RZY4Ar3fw ...

https://youtu.be/i6RZY4Ar3fw

https://youtu.be/XnT_PbnpijE

https://youtu.be/HiGEEHtumDM

https://youtu.be/3qIBLP5Tg3s

https://youtu.be/yyouhbgAiCA
06-04-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,239
Posted By cubewheels

Caleb Ewan a strong sprinter and good climber in...

Caleb Ewan a strong sprinter and good climber in Tour de France is 150 lbs @ 5'5" height:thumb:

OP don't need to lose weight. He just need to ride more, trainer or outdoor to improve on climbing....
05-17-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,415
Posted By Wildwood

At 70, HTFU is for those who have something to...

At 70, HTFU is for those who have something to prove.

I have nothing to prove to anyone.
Including myself regarding masculine feats on or in the company of a bicycle.
Safer and more enjoyable...
04-23-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,645
Posted By DangerousDanR

Just so we are clear, my time stamps refer to the...

Just so we are clear, my time stamps refer to the video shown in this article:...
03-29-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,896
Posted By Toespeas

i think what you mean is is the same thing i have...

i think what you mean is is the same thing i have been saying , we cant allow the bike industry to continue to tell us what we should buy , producing world tour frames based on uci rules and racing...
03-29-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,896
Posted By UniChris

Eye of the beholder - that's a nice looking bike...

Eye of the beholder - that's a nice looking bike for a few miles around town.
03-27-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,896
Posted By BFisher

You're obligate cyclists are a small enough...

You're obligate cyclists are a small enough percentage of the population to be served entirely by the used market.

Unfortunately, most don't want that option.

Bowing out. Happy riding. :)
03-25-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,896
Posted By cyccommute

Iím not getting your point here. Your first...

Iím not getting your point here. Your first sentence makes no sense.



You do it for fun or the bragging rights. You also probably didnít load your bike up with clothes for commuting or...
03-17-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,696
Posted By rdnzl

There are some real nice paved trails in my area,...

There are some real nice paved trails in my area, that follow a river for about 20 miles. Nice and flat for the most part. That is where I will start out.
01-23-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By wgscott

Just rub some dirt on it. ...

Just rub some dirt on it.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/698x883/ankle_screwed_81186386164c952da05ad0562154eead2ba2aead.jpg
01-21-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,914
Posted By canklecat

Pretty good advice. I should follow it. Back...

Pretty good advice. I should follow it.

Back in the autumn my neck and shoulder were aching (old injuries) and I was getting slower on the bike. So I decided to take a little time off to let the...
12-29-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,288
Posted By big john

I wonder what all of this means?

I wonder what all of this means?
10-05-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,348
Posted By Hermes

Typically, I do not do group rides except for...

Typically, I do not do group rides except for training sessions at the indoor velodrome with my coach. That facility is shut down. My wife and I have been riding a lot together and we avoid groups...
10-05-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,348
Posted By reverborama

I guess I'm lucky (?) in that the majority of my...

I guess I'm lucky (?) in that the majority of my riding is solo, the rest being with my wife. I do a handful of big events in the summer but none this year. Since March I have ridden 3 times each...
09-24-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 18,975
Posted By livedarklions

What's the deal with you and Grant Petersen...

What's the deal with you and Grant Petersen anway? Did he steal your lunch money or something?

All I know is that my '90s steel racing bikes are faster than hell and yes, they look really, really...
09-04-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,395
Posted By Shp4man

I'll admit it. It used to bother me when people...

I'll admit it. It used to bother me when people passed me on the bike path. No more. My appreciation for bikes not designed for racing has increased, Kickstands, bags, bigger tires, a comfortable...
08-26-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,238
Posted By Biker395

One of the things COVID has taught me is that...

One of the things COVID has taught me is that people have wildly different risk tolerances.
08-21-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,561
Posted By hubcyclist

its funny though, the gravel roads outside of the...

its funny though, the gravel roads outside of the city arenít pancake flat, over 150miles I had 12k ft of climbing, lots of rolling hills
08-21-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,561
Posted By holytrousers

I would like to point out the fact that some...

I would like to point out the fact that some people in this thread have been making fun of old age ... respect old age guys, even if older people think differently, there is always something to learn...
08-20-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,561
Posted By rydabent

Not just copiers, but probably 350 machine types...

Not just copiers, but probably 350 machine types from typewriters to small main frame computers and most everything in between.

As far as being "trapped" in Nebr, we have clean air, clean water...
08-19-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,561
Posted By boilermaker1

I can see you're not a boilermaker or pipefitter...

I can see you're not a boilermaker or pipefitter welding to ASME high pressure codes. In those trades extremely high quality butt welds are made on various steel alloys, often with a heli arc root...
08-19-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,561
Posted By Just Mark

Any other social media cliches you want to throw...

Any other social media cliches you want to throw out? Oh, and shut up, go to work and pay your taxes I can collect my social security.
08-19-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,561
Posted By Germany_chris

I like lugged steel, I like TIG'd steel....I like...

I like lugged steel, I like TIG'd steel....I like steel
08-19-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,561
Posted By GlennR

Have you ever seen the workmanship that goes into...

Have you ever seen the workmanship that goes into a Seven bicycle?

The welds are a work of art.

https://i.pinimg.com/600x315/c6/61/8e/c6618ef930e9fe0c358305c6b890774f.jpg
08-15-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,725
Posted By GlennR

Your body needs time to recover. I'm riding...

Your body needs time to recover.

I'm riding more this year than others... almost 2x more. I have to remember not to ride more than 3 days in a row and have at least 2 days off a week. I find...
08-11-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,064
Posted By 79pmooney

I find I pay better attention to my driving with...

I find I pay better attention to my driving with a stick shift. MIssed it over the years I drove an automatic. Went to buy a Prius and got confronted with a choice - goodies and paddle or the simple...
08-10-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,886
Posted By BookFinder

Almost lifelong motorcyclist speaking here. The...

Almost lifelong motorcyclist speaking here. The word you are looking for us posers. Many posers have a $25,000 garage-queen motorcycle sitting in the carport, and $1,500 worth of helmets and gear...
08-02-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,783
Posted By GlennR

Don't ride on MUPs. ;)

Don't ride on MUPs. ;)
08-02-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,601
Posted By jack pot

>>> you just described the average bred WHITE &...

>>> you just described the average bred WHITE & true american family man, juror, voter, tax payer, church goer, city official, state legeslator, congressman as not measuring up to your standard. they...
08-02-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,788
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, alcohol has an adverse effect on my blood...

Yup, alcohol has an adverse effect on my blood pressure so I’m giving up alcohol. Being part of alcohol culture where heavy drinking is accepted it becomes normal. The heart palpitations it is...
07-31-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m not sure if could ride in a group because...

I’m not sure if could ride in a group because after 25 years of cycling I have always been a solo rider. I guess I ride to get away from people. Zoning out at my own pace and losing sense of time...
07-17-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I average around 120 miles a week on the bike ...

I average around 120 miles a week on the bike and don’t smoke. Never get sick. Beer is a vice but not everyday or in an irresponsible manner. Hopefully Darwinism will find me as one that should make...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,152
Posted By Amt0571

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't...

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't regret it.
06-25-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,862
Posted By tomato coupe

It seems that you have a choice; either carry 8...

It seems that you have a choice; either carry 8 masks or quit riding. Personally, I think you should be safe and choose the latter.
06-12-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,861
Posted By Doug64

My chief gripes are: cyclists riding against...

My chief gripes are: cyclists riding against traffic or on sidewalks, followed by black diesel pickups driven by jerks.
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