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Forum: Foo
01-11-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,774
Posted By Troul

Lawn equipment is more of a problem for noise....

Lawn equipment is more of a problem for noise. Would be nice to have 4 days a week without those going for hours.
01-06-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,157
Posted By livedarklions

It's not that simple. Actually read the case: ...

It's not that simple.
Actually read the case:
https://ujs.sd.gov/uploads/sc/opinions/29251d777d99.pdf

The issue is that the law is that the city is only liable if it failed to repair a damaged...
01-03-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,320
Posted By livedarklions

Is this a joke or are you literally trying to...

Is this a joke or are you literally trying to kill yourself?
01-02-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,014
Posted By wolfchild

In 99.9 % of the cases the person who appears to...

In 99.9 % of the cases the person who appears to be doing something wrong is actually fully aware of what they're doing....When you give unsolicited advice you're just telling them the obvious,...
Forum: Touring
12-17-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By raybo

I have both an S&S coupled (Waterford) touring...

I have both an S&S coupled (Waterford) touring bike and a New World Tourist Bike Friday. I have toured on both of them on over 4 week trips. I've written articles about both of them, as well. One is...
12-11-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,894
Posted By WhyFi

That's no different than in real life and that...

That's no different than in real life and that doesn't stop people from upgrading. Then, as with Strava over real roads, there's racing yourself, and those that you follow, on segments. I like...
12-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,714
Posted By base2

Fair points made by all. It very well could be...

Fair points made by all.
It very well could be that it just isn't the best bike for Zwift.

It very well could be that I found other bikes that fit better & I discovered that by riding other...
12-05-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,894
Posted By himespau

I don't know. I ride vintage steel in real life...

I don't know. I ride vintage steel in real life and on my trainer for Zwift. In game, I ride the best bike that I have for the particular course I'm racing (JRA rides, I just stick with the Tron). ...
11-30-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,167
Posted By shelbyfv

Strava and RWGPS

Strava and RWGPS
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,496
Posted By Cramic

Thanks for replies all! Particularly nutrition. I...

Thanks for replies all! Particularly nutrition. I think most regards that and hydration were close to being spot on for me.

So I guess I got my cycling vernacular wrong (work in progress); this...
11-20-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,383
Posted By rumrunn6

THANK YOU did not know any New Yorker...

THANK YOU

did not know any New Yorker article could be so short. I'm used to reading page after page after page. now I'm wondering about the writer's motivation & if they ever ride a bike...
11-19-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,183
Posted By MinnMan

Zwift - the advantages of riding with pace partners.

These days I find that a large fraction of my zwift rides are with the pace partners - mostly the "C" rider Coco (2.5 W/kg nominal)

[I can't stay with Amelia (4.5 W/kg) for extended periods of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,496
Posted By MinnMan

No follow up from OP? Drawing the obvious...

No follow up from OP?

Drawing the obvious conclusion.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,720
Posted By LarrySellerz

gold

gold
11-15-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,129
Posted By shelbyfv

Bummer! I got the shingles vaccine as soon as it...

Bummer! I got the shingles vaccine as soon as it was available, both variants. Hope it won't be too bad if I get it anyway. Your Kickr setup looks great. Love the Krispy Kremes!:thumb:
11-05-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,754
Posted By prairiepedaler

No, never.

There are already greater than 2 million laws on the books in the USA. Every law written means someones' Liberty is limited further.

No speed laws for bikes. Electric or otherwise.

Any...
11-03-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By adamrice

Yeah, Find My is the canonical answer for iPhone...

Yeah, Find My is the canonical answer for iPhone users. My wife checks in on me when I'm on long rides this way.

There are other apps that can do some version of this as well.

- Ride with GPS...
10-28-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,649
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Let's just ignore the supplementation that was...

Let's just ignore the supplementation that was prevalent in the era of Miguel Induráin. The day riders like him and other larger riders succeeding are long gone.
10-28-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,649
Posted By tempocyclist

You asked pretty much the same question last...

You asked pretty much the same question last year...

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1217254-thoughts-my-potential-cycling.html

:rolleyes:
10-27-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,071
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, you really have no clue about statistics. ...

Sorry, you really have no clue about statistics. You're wayyyyyyy more likely to get hit at an intersection or a driveway when you're coming from the direction the driver isn't looking at, y'know,...
10-27-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,071
Posted By _ForceD_

Is this trolling? When and why would you do that...

Is this trolling? When and why would you do that (for extended distance). And traffic laws dictate that bikes abide by going the right direction, with the flow of traffic.

Dan
Replies: 21
Views: 1,635
Posted By c.miller64

Amanda Coker- the first woman ever to break the 24 hour 500 mile barrier, solo!

This past Saturday Amanda broke through the 500 barrier and wracked up an amazing 514 miles to set a new open road 24hr solo record (pending verification).

More info on her Facebook page- Amanda...
10-11-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,970
Posted By mstateglfr

It's awful that people needed to go to a homeless...

It's awful that people needed to go to a homeless area by a bridge to talk to a person about how their significant other had died.

Perhaps the author is clouded in their recollection of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By smashndash

fair point. I forgot that physics forums are a...

fair point. I forgot that physics forums are a thing. I guess I'll look there. Thanks for the tip!
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By Poppit

If you haven't already bought the wheels then I'd...

If you haven't already bought the wheels then I'd definitely get tubular wheels with a pair of Vittoria pista controls stuck on them. Tubs run better on the track and usually are easier to handle if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By tempocyclist

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09-26-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,616
Posted By Juan Foote

I worked for a shop that sold and serviced...

I worked for a shop that sold and serviced Specialized bicycles. There were a group of MTB riders that wanted a specific bike from Specialized, but they (Spec) would not allow the sale to the shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,877
Posted By himespau

In 2014 (or some other year) when there was a...

In 2014 (or some other year) when there was a surplus of bikes, they may have done that. In a year of shortages when there aren't enough to go around, why give profit/commissions to someone who is...
09-10-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,298
Posted By himespau

I generally start 45 minutes or more before the...

I generally start 45 minutes or more before the race so that I can get all booted up, load zwift, get dressed, go back and get the water bottles I forgot to bring into the basement, join the event...
09-10-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,298
Posted By genejockey

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09-08-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,367
Posted By freetors

I will generally use RWGPS but will also consult...

I will generally use RWGPS but will also consult the google when necessary. In the ~100 mile radius around where I live there is a lot of really bad map data; often times with roads being a hundred...
09-07-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,405
Posted By 70sSanO

It is a tough situation, but on a MUP if you are...

It is a tough situation, but on a MUP if you are coming from behind and someone is slowing down anything can happen.

While the rider making a U-turn was stupid, you really needed to let him know...
09-06-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,623
Posted By big john

To the OP, it's just a bike ride. So you didn't...

To the OP, it's just a bike ride. So you didn't ride as far as you intended. If you want to make it happen I'm sure you'll figure it out. If not, no big deal.
09-05-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By BHG6

I'd tell the Dr. to go piss up a rope and find a...

I'd tell the Dr. to go piss up a rope and find a new one. Of course, I would've left by 10:30 if it were me. Small delays are understandable but 4-5 hours is inexcusable.
09-05-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,783
Posted By Koyote

If it's a "money no object build," you would not...

If it's a "money no object build," you would not be asking this question.
08-23-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By gearbasher

When all else fails, remove the bearings and look...

When all else fails, remove the bearings and look for numbers or measure them.
08-18-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By jpescatore

If the two day 160 mile ride means roughly two 80...

If the two day 160 mile ride means roughly two 80 days and you have been doing some 50+ mile rides, you should be fine. Think of an 80 mile ride as a 25 mile ride after a rest stop at 55 miles!
...
08-15-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By cxwrench

It's on both sides...the same? It's not...

It's on both sides...the same? It's not structural, I've seen this hundreds of times. I used to have an Trekbikes.com email address so I have a little experience with it. It's the paint getting...
08-13-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,633
Posted By CAT7RDR

Keep your composure and soldier on.

Keep your composure and soldier on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By HTupolev

When does it hurt? Do you do core exercises?

When does it hurt?

Do you do core exercises?
07-31-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By shelbyfv

Classic symptoms. Your cassette is worn and will...

Classic symptoms. Your cassette is worn and will not work well with your new chain. This is how you know you need a new cassette. You cannot tell by looking.
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,396
Posted By skidder

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark...

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark Force's' bondage. Go forth and enjoy your new-found freedom to engage with real people and things!
Forum: Touring
06-22-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,491
Posted By adamrice

I use the Ride with GPS app on my iPhone. If you...

I use the Ride with GPS app on my iPhone. If you pay for a subscription, RwGPS will give you spoken turn-by-turn navigation. I use it with a bone-conduction headset so I can hear the cues and road...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,939
Posted By rumrunn6

after seeing a pro squirt water thru his helmet...

after seeing a pro squirt water thru his helmet vent holes, I tried it & it really works. like when it is super hot & you're on the verge of heat exhaustion

on another cpl rides, an old commute,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,367
Posted By Bob Ross

Y'know how I know you don't have any long >12%...

Y'know how I know you don't have any long >12% grades where you ride?
06-09-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 742
Posted By well biked

Cleat's on backwards, turn it around with the...

Cleat's on backwards, turn it around with the point of the cleat facing forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 01:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,272
Posted By znomit

How come cycling terrain was not #1 on your...

How come cycling terrain was not #1 on your location requirements?

ps
HTFU

pps
One of the fastest guys I know lives at the top of a killer hill. Give it time, they get smaller every time you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,327
Posted By Enigma Bikes

Enigma

Whilst we won’t comment on individual cases we would like to re-iterate our position on warranty to original owners. If within the warranty period or lifespan of one of our frames we see evidence of...
05-19-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,237
Posted By Rolla

I don't think being careful has anything to do...

I don't think being careful has anything to do with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,702
Posted By urbanknight

I feel like this was a big and hotly debated...

I feel like this was a big and hotly debated topic when I went on my cycling hiatus almost a decade ago, and we're still talking about it. It seems, as Eric mentioned above, that the smoother the...
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