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02-23-24, 08:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,202
Posted By Reflector Guy

That's just a small-scale version of the drunk...

That's just a small-scale version of the drunk guy or disoriented old man driving the wrong way on the expressway. Sure, it's easy enough to dodge the cars coming the other way, until eventually...
02-13-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,091
Posted By Reflector Guy

For example, if we're engaged in a "sports that...

For example, if we're engaged in a "sports that bore me" discussion with the locals?
02-12-24, 10:33 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,091
Posted By Reflector Guy

Look no further than to the Simpsons if you want...

Look no further than to the Simpsons if you want to know all about soccer....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJu2qSJ9zno
02-12-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,091
Posted By Reflector Guy

Today is the day we all go back to Best Buy to...

Today is the day we all go back to Best Buy to return the big-screen TVs we all bought on Saturday....
02-12-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Reflector Guy

I remember seeing something like that as a kid,...

I remember seeing something like that as a kid, in the bike aisle at K-Mart. How cool, I could mount a water bottle on my bike! Then my parents shot down my idea, telling me I shouldn't be riding...
02-05-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,801
Posted By Reflector Guy

More than once, I've reached down for my water...

More than once, I've reached down for my water bottle only to find it isn't there. Of course, it's safely back at home sitting on the kitchen counter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,890
Posted By Reflector Guy

Such a pretty cat! I hope all goes well! I...

Such a pretty cat! I hope all goes well!

I inherited this little guy about six weeks ago; he had belonged to an older neighbor who had to go to a nursing home and couldn't keep him. He is 14 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,849
Posted By Reflector Guy

It was quite neighborly and downright nice of him...

It was quite neighborly and downright nice of him not to send them a bill for his time.
12-08-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,717
Posted By Reflector Guy

LOL My thoughts exactly. Not a single concern in...

LOL My thoughts exactly. Not a single concern in that article is specific to 1up racks. Oh, we're supposed to mount our bikes securely, load them evenly and always lift with our legs and not with...
11-20-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,383
Posted By Reflector Guy

Don't forget the guy who lived in a gardening...

Don't forget the guy who lived in a gardening shed, in the woods by the railroad track. He brought down the average wealth statistics a little.
08-30-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By Reflector Guy

I found this guy in my driveway a few years ago. ...

I found this guy in my driveway a few years ago. A face only it's mother would love!

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/9277/2nPQ1A.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,177
Posted By Reflector Guy

I bet they were using the wrong chain lube too. ...

I bet they were using the wrong chain lube too. :fred:
08-15-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,493
Posted By Reflector Guy

I don't hoard bicycles, but I do hoard cameras. ...

I don't hoard bicycles, but I do hoard cameras. I bet I have more than 20 of them. Fortunately they don't take up much space.

I also have four cars. One guitar.
08-14-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,162
Posted By Reflector Guy

Maybe because the car is new, the market just...

Maybe because the car is new, the market just hasn't caught up yet to make 2" hitches.

Even for my little Honda Fit (a car so tiny it probably can't tow anything larger than a Radio Flyer wagon)...
08-09-23, 06:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,644
Posted By Reflector Guy

They sell tires in stores now. Bike shops,...

They sell tires in stores now. Bike shops, sporting good stores, Dick's, even Walmart. Or you might be able to find something in a nearby dumpster.
07-28-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,627
Posted By Reflector Guy

+2 It's like if Derek Jeter's wife makes him...

+2

It's like if Derek Jeter's wife makes him dress up in his Yankees uniform when he plays catch with the kids in the back yard.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Reflector Guy

It's very flat where I live, so my best workout...

It's very flat where I live, so my best workout comes from going fast. But sometimes it's nice just to take it easy instead.
06-28-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,597
Posted By Reflector Guy

I lived in Peoria IL for a few years and there...

I lived in Peoria IL for a few years and there were a few hills I always had to walk up with my old Sears 10-speed (2x5). West Main Street, Macarthur Hwy/Bourland, etc...

I need to go back and...
06-28-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,177
Posted By Reflector Guy

I stay dry in the rain because it is my sock that...

I stay dry in the rain because it is my sock that gets wet.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-23, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 624,247
Posted By Reflector Guy

On Chicago's Bloomingdale trail (the "606"...

On Chicago's Bloomingdale trail (the "606" trail), a short little thing I'd never ridden before. Somehow I missed all the rain but I heard a lot of thunder and some neighborhoods really got...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-23, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,787
Posted By Reflector Guy

+2 I used to live in Peoria IL and at the...

+2

I used to live in Peoria IL and at the time they used to spread cinders on the roads in the winter. Imagine billions of tiny, razor-like pebbles accumulating along the sides of the roads. ...
06-08-23, 05:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,675
Posted By Reflector Guy

I have one bike with, and one without. I never...

I have one bike with, and one without. I never even think about or notice it.

We have a forum member here named Dork Disk; hopefully he'll come in and post!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 39,893
Posted By Reflector Guy

A clean pic before it picked up all the dust from...

A clean pic before it picked up all the dust from the Illinois Prairie Path (seriously, when I ride elsewhere my bike stands out with its coating of limestone dust LOL).
...
06-06-23, 06:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 6,632
Posted By Reflector Guy

I heard that Barry Bonds fellow was a pretty good...

I heard that Barry Bonds fellow was a pretty good baseball player and all-around great guy too.
06-05-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,659
Posted By Reflector Guy

Get them to switch it over to drop bars from flat...

Get them to switch it over to drop bars from flat bars (or vise-versa) to be sure it'll keep you up with the pace.
05-22-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,201
Posted By Reflector Guy

On my last ride I went for a couple hours before...

On my last ride I went for a couple hours before I noticed I'd only gone about 8 or 9 miles. It was then that I noticed I'd forgotten to bring my bike.
04-27-23, 06:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By Reflector Guy

Sounds just like the guy I know who finished a...

Sounds just like the guy I know who finished a very long ride on a sweltering hot day..... When he got back to his car, the first thing he did was hop in and crank up the AC and have a nice cold...
04-17-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 51,388
Posted By Reflector Guy

The call girl ads are back; I am sure they ain't...

The call girl ads are back; I am sure they ain't cheap. Whether or not they are a waste of money is up to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Reflector Guy

Cool bike! I like the flashy graphics.... And the...

Cool bike! I like the flashy graphics.... And the big chainring. :thumb: Makes an otherwise gray bike really pop.
04-06-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,655
Posted By Reflector Guy

Seven! That's Mickey Mantle's number.... As...

Seven! That's Mickey Mantle's number.... As George Costanza said, it's both a beautiful name AND a living tribute!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,728
Posted By Reflector Guy

He has an advantage..... Riding shirtless is...

He has an advantage..... Riding shirtless is more aerodynamic.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,728
Posted By Reflector Guy

It would have been more funny if the guy he was...

It would have been more funny if the guy he was chasing (the "rabbit") had stopped halfway up the hill and turned into a driveway, or something. Race over.
03-28-23, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,090
Posted By Reflector Guy

I was surprised (or perhaps lucky) to find...

I was surprised (or perhaps lucky) to find E-trailer makes a 2" hitch for my little Honda Fit. A car that otherwise shouldn't tow anything larger than a Radio Flyer wagon. I'm just happy that it...
03-20-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,738
Posted By Reflector Guy

Maybe they should just stop providing the free...

Maybe they should just stop providing the free tools with their products.
03-17-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,622
Posted By Reflector Guy

Vodka from the store, or from the dumpster?

Vodka from the store, or from the dumpster?
03-16-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,622
Posted By Reflector Guy

I was just about to ask if the problem was the...

I was just about to ask if the problem was the seat itself or the fact it was on a DF bike, then I saw who it was that posted..... So, never mind!

EDIT: Am I imagining it or did you mention it...
03-14-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By Reflector Guy

Pick a subject matter - any subject, it doesn't...

Pick a subject matter - any subject, it doesn't have to be bicycling, and you'll probably find the number of magazines to be a lot less than they used to be.
03-10-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 8,524
Posted By Reflector Guy

One doesn't HAVE to talk about speed and racing...

One doesn't HAVE to talk about speed and racing in the General forum, but what I think the OP is trying to accomplish, is the banishment of speed and racing from the General forum.
03-07-23, 07:41 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,622
Posted By Reflector Guy

"Riders of that-other-style-of bikes are doing it...

"Riders of that-other-style-of bikes are doing it all wrong"

Or, alternatively:

"Tell me about how you all do such-and-such, and I'll tell you how you're all doing it wrong!"
02-14-23, 07:46 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 15,241
Posted By Reflector Guy

By the same line of reasoning, you don't really...

By the same line of reasoning, you don't really need both ends of the handlebar to steer the bike. Chop off one end there by the stem and you'll save a LOT of weight!
02-09-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,568
Posted By Reflector Guy

I just ride around with one of these strapped to...

I just ride around with one of these strapped to my back. Even if I still manage to go unseen, it makes for some good body armor (or a skidplate) if I do eventually get hit.
...
01-17-23, 01:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 9,209
Posted By Reflector Guy

Comedy gold! My co-workers all looked in to see...

Comedy gold! My co-workers all looked in to see what I was laughing about. :)
01-16-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 9,209
Posted By Reflector Guy

Something tells me it's going to be a long, cold...

Something tells me it's going to be a long, cold winter....
01-13-23, 09:52 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,733
Posted By Reflector Guy

An Aquafina water bottle from the gas station...

An Aquafina water bottle from the gas station fits my water bottle holder perfectly and I don't feel bad about tossing it in the trash when it eventually gets all scratched from being in the holder. ...
01-12-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 10,404
Posted By Reflector Guy

I am picturing him with a big sheet of troll...

I am picturing him with a big sheet of troll stickers, probably something he bought to give to his grandkids, and he sticks one on his recumbent bike each time a thread makes it to six pages.
01-10-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 10,404
Posted By Reflector Guy

After 40 years, it turns into a potato.

After 40 years, it turns into a potato.
01-10-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 10,404
Posted By Reflector Guy

I'm rarely serious.... ;)

I'm rarely serious.... ;)
01-10-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 10,404
Posted By Reflector Guy

I'm looking hard at a bike that costs just $4999...

I'm looking hard at a bike that costs just $4999 which comes in just under the OP's trigger warning price.
01-10-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,913
Posted By Reflector Guy

With a coat of paint and a chrome dork disc the...

With a coat of paint and a chrome dork disc the size of a pie plate, that bike would look almost exactly like the old Sears Free Spirit 10-speed I rode for about a decade...
01-10-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 10,404
Posted By Reflector Guy

I have a feeling it's going to be a long, cold...

I have a feeling it's going to be a long, cold winter....
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