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10-12-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 597
Posted By Riveting

I use torque wrenches at work a lot, and by feel...

I use torque wrenches at work a lot, and by feel I can torque to a smidge (1/16 to 1/8 turn) below 30 in/lbs (3.39 Nm) quite reliably, and then finish with the torque wrench. Unfortunately, almost...
10-11-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By dsbrantjr

Can someone help me understanding the pricing of...

Can someone help me understanding the pricing of cordless tools? The above tool + battery sells for $99. They charge $89 for an extra battery and $59 for the bare tool. The proliferation of...
10-10-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By mechanicmatt

Rode to Edwards Point on my bike this morning...

Rode to Edwards Point on my bike this morning from my house. Weather was perfect. I previously did this on a touring bike, and was woefully underbiked. This time I brought my redone mountain bike....
10-08-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,707
Posted By indyfabz

Colchester Causeway in VT. ...

Colchester Causeway in VT.


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Forum: Recumbent
10-03-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By restlessswind

I bought both of them. The Burley is virtually...

I bought both of them. The Burley is virtually brand new. Zero wear and tear. The rans is well ridden but in excellent shape. I picked up each for $300. The rans came with fairings, and related...
09-30-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 838
Posted By shelbyfv

I have a couple of friends with Cannondale road...

I have a couple of friends with Cannondale road style ebikes. They are pretty happy with them and they look good. One guy's motor apparently cuts out at 20 mph so he gets dropped on the flats. He...
09-28-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,738
Posted By datlas

Best rear tail light is Garmin Varia because...

Best rear tail light is Garmin Varia because radar.
09-22-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,265
Posted By sean.hwy

garmin 1030 plus with Garmin Varia RTL515...

garmin 1030 plus with Garmin Varia RTL515 Rearview Radar Taillight


It's a great combination together.
09-18-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By jethro00

Renting a tandem for a day is a good way to start...

Renting a tandem for a day is a good way to start out. See if the seller can tell you the size of the Burley Zydeco Mixte. How well a tandem fits each of you will be a major factor in how much you...
09-14-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By rgp332

Yamaha mid drive

I live in Hilly Missouri and ride a Yamaha mid drive pedal assist bike. It has 4 levels of pas. I can ride up any hill on the 3 level and not hurt myself. It is pedal assist only, no pedal no...
09-09-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By jethro00

We carried a cocker spaniel in a large delivery...

We carried a cocker spaniel in a large delivery basket on the front for over a decade. She loved it. We put a cushion in the bottom of the basket and hooked a harness on the dog to the captain's...
09-06-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,720
Posted By Steve B.

Your and my experiences are anecdotal. I follow...

Your and my experiences are anecdotal. I follow the assorted FB groups for the Edge series, the 1030 and the Hammerhead Karoo. One thing that is never consistent is battery life, which is often all...
09-06-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By thumpism

Adidas?!? Cool tandem.

Adidas?!?

Cool tandem.
09-04-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Chuckles1

Ah, the "freedom" to break laws... I get passed...

Ah, the "freedom" to break laws... I get passed by a pickup with one of those huge flags occasionally, and it's always speeding and has a loud exhaust. The perils of cycling.
09-04-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably cranked up by talk radio, angry at the...

Probably cranked up by talk radio, angry at the world. Or he could have been a brain surgeon on his way to perform an emergency op.:lol: I agree, would have been a sad way to go.
09-03-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/4AvvG6b.jpg Decommissioned...

https://i.imgur.com/4AvvG6b.jpg
Decommissioned Swing Bridge on the Mississippi River, Inver Grove Heights, MN
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,763
Posted By rumrunn6

not sure I got it right, but would be interesting...

not sure I got it right, but would be interesting to start a thread of "when did you ever bail on a ride". I'm sure I can think of 2 myself
08-30-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,707
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/fcc370e8551857399bfd9aac724...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/fcc370e8551857399bfd9aac724a4422/fc86f18ecf9e2bf3772c61c4c595dab6/s1024.jpg

"Ites green and gold is the rainbow..." (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6dB7jFixvE)
08-30-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,707
Posted By timgriffin2

2020 Sirrus 3.0 - 1 year in

2,000 miles so far on my 2020 Specialized Sirrus 3.0. This is my favorite place to ride - the Weeki Wachee Preserve in Spring Hill Florida. ...
08-27-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 781
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Good Deed for the Day

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Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By ahsposo

My wife had a cat that did that. I called...

My wife had a cat that did that.

I called it running from the scene of the crime.
08-22-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By PhilWinIL

What I like about ebikes is that you can get to...

What I like about ebikes is that you can get to your destination without feeling like you need another shower! That makes a difference in Corn Country!!
08-21-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By gugie

Perusing old photos, found this one: ...

Perusing old photos, found this one:

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outdoor Piano on Mt....
08-21-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By thinktubes

Interesting question - there's also the fantastic...

Interesting question - there's also the fantastic Stone Arch Bridge (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_Arch_Bridge_(Minneapolis)) in Minneapolis. I bet there are others as well (EDIT: Big River...
08-21-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By northbend

Irony on Olga Road, Orcas Island.. ...

Irony on Olga Road, Orcas Island..
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51391604431_15e7bc3e69_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2miipxn)Irony alongside Olga Road (https://flic.kr/p/2miipxn)
08-20-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By due ruote

Had a chance recently to sample the Trail of the...

Had a chance recently to sample the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in ID on the tandem. Flat, excellent pavement, great wildlife spotting.
Our 50m ride had a moose spotting ratio of around 1 moose/10...
08-19-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By sloar

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-17-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By steelbikeguy

Neat sculpture! Can't imagine how hard it is to...

Neat sculpture! Can't imagine how hard it is to fabricate that from steel strips.
The photo does seem to invite viewers to make up captions. this came to me.... "Your forehead feels hot. Are you...
08-17-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By steelbikeguy

from Sunday's ride... The ride started at...

from Sunday's ride...
The ride started at Alton, Illinois and traveled north to Pere Marquette park, and then south to the Chain of Rocks bridge. The ride is mostly on a bike path, and parallels...
08-06-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 24,948
Posted By squirtdad

I don't get these threads.... .just use something...

I don't get these threads.... .just use something designed for chains. Me I like Rock and Roll gold
07-31-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By Rick

TSTBA: That's wat I call forgetting to read the...

TSTBA: That's wat I call forgetting to read the destructions.
07-31-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By Troul

thats the new method on how to achieve a compact...

thats the new method on how to achieve a compact setup...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,070
Posted By himespau

As someone who is probably further along on the...

As someone who is probably further along on the spectrum than most people, I would say that I've probably had 2 or 3 people in my whole life (including my wife) that were much more than...
07-25-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By shelbyfv

I actually appreciate ebikes, don't mind seeing...

I actually appreciate ebikes, don't mind seeing them on the road (don't ride MUPs) some of my friends ride them and I have a Bafang conversion with throttle in the garage waiting for the right frame....
07-25-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By TCollen

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The bike looks good, but what's that...
07-25-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By hazetguy

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07-24-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By PeteHski

Well I actually agree with a lot of the things...

Well I actually agree with a lot of the things you have said. It’s just the more purist “e-bicycle” end of the vast e-bike spectrum where we greatly differ. Lumping those in with high-powered,...
07-24-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 136,982
Posted By tyler_fred

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Thunderstorm headed my way on today’s ride
07-23-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By Tomm Willians

Dang youngsters get off my lawn !!!

I have a favorite 25 mile route I ride near Sacramento that is my “flying” ride. Nearly complete flat roads in excellent condition that allow me to just tuck down and move. I’m approaching 61 soon so...
07-22-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By PeteHski

250W is a decent output for an average club...

250W is a decent output for an average club rider, so why would you want more power assist than that on a “bicycle”? The trend in e-bikes for sport use is to make them as light as possible, so you...
07-22-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By PeteHski

Yet only a few pages ago you were completely...

Yet only a few pages ago you were completely clueless about e-bikes that didn’t use a crude throttle or cadence sensor and still kept asserting that motor maximum power is the only relevant...
07-21-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By kingston

The e-bikes I have ridden were pedal assist with...

The e-bikes I have ridden were pedal assist with different power settings, so all you had to do was turn the pedals and the bike would go as fast as the power setting. I could keep the pedals going...
07-21-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By kingston

Pedal assist is just a poorly designed throttle....

Pedal assist is just a poorly designed throttle. I differentiate e-bikes on the power of the motor. 250w seems like a reasonable amount to help people get up hills. More than that starts to look like...
07-21-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By PeteHski

I think you just have a very polarised view of...

I think you just have a very polarised view of cycling that excludes e-bikes. A more open-minded view is that they create even more cycling opportunities. As long as we are talking about pedal...
07-20-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,805
Posted By macd55

I have been riding since my retirement in 2009...

I have been riding since my retirement in 2009 averaging 2000+ mile a year on a Specialized Roubaix and a Litespeed Classic. I've found this last 2 years I just can't enjoy some of the riding routes...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,937
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The richest country on earth, plenty of empty...

The richest country on earth, plenty of empty buildings, and human beings are living outside like stray dogs. It's amazing how little compassion people have for them. :(
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,463
Posted By maddmaxx

Sell all your helicopters and take up RC drag...

Sell all your helicopters and take up RC drag racing.

err: Sorry, this was about an "inexpensive hobby".
07-17-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,707
Posted By thehammerdog

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07-16-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 638,707
Posted By jppe

My sister picking up her new low step bike ...

My sister picking up her new low step bike


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07-15-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,882
Posted By sapporoguy

Our tandem X-country so far; team age, 127

Tandem friends:

I wasn't sure we'd make it past the Sierra Nevada, self-supported on our Co-Mo Speedster and both of us in our 60s. But we find ourselves in Kansas, my wife of 42 years and I, on a...
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