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Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 250
Posted By late

I've been using Firefox.

I've been using Firefox.
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 250
Posted By late

Good to know, thanks.

Good to know, thanks.
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 250
Posted By late

I turned on windows website security, rebooted,...

I turned on windows website security, rebooted, and everything seems ok now, thanks!
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 250
Posted By late

Will Eset antivirus and Malwarebytes conflict?

Will Eset antivirus and Malwarebytes conflict?
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 250
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My wife just asked for the best way to compost...

My wife just asked for the best way to compost acorns. Asked google, nothing. I've tried maybe a dozen websites not through google, and nothing.

On, and the link to get from this page back to Foo...
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 250
Posted By late

Can't access a lot of websites, was I hacked?

A couple days ago I was looking up the 10 day on weather.com. The page loaded normally, but the taskbar was written in cryllic letters. Something I bookmarked recently is labelled in cryllic. But...
Forum: Touring
01-13-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,132
Posted By late

I have those bars. The bend is 25 degrees, which...

I have those bars. The bend is 25 degrees, which is about 5 too much (for me). But I have grips like the ones in the pic, and they let me rotate my hands inward enough to be comfy. While I have the...
01-13-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By late

You can forget about most of that with an Alu...

You can forget about most of that with an Alu frame.

Which I think is the best choice for most.I'm terrible about cleaning. Mostly I just don't do it.
01-08-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 26,516
Posted By late

Moly is a poison, wear gloves.

Moly is a poison, wear gloves.
12-30-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By late

Finished it, still love it.

Finished it, still love it.
12-30-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By late

Just no.

Just no.
12-26-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 980
Posted By late

Sorry, I was talking about geometry. Me and the...

Sorry, I was talking about geometry. Me and the wife both ride ebikes.
12-26-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By late

The last Expanse book

Got it for Xmas. I've only read a couple chapters, but the magic is still there.

That's pretty much it, if you've read the other 8 books, this is de rigueur.

If you haven't, the first book of...
12-25-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 980
Posted By late

That reminds of arguments, back in the day, of...

That reminds of arguments, back in the day, of roadies swearing by 23c tires. I just swore at them.

Personally, if you absolutely, positively, have to look like a roadie, and can afford the steep...
12-24-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
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MIPS is new, and it works. ...

MIPS is new, and it works.

https://www.cyclingnews.com/reviews/lazer-century-mips-helmet-review/

There is that new Euro standard, but today is the first I've heard of it.

Then there is your...
12-24-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By late

If you ask a 100 different experienced riders, it...

If you ask a 100 different experienced riders, it is entirely possible to get 100 different answers.

I use a B67 (Brooks with springs). It's ok, it works for my particular situation. If I had more...
12-24-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 980
Posted By late

This isn't complicated. You want a tire...

This isn't complicated.

You want a tire rated for ebikes. Until you get past 42C, you want as big as you can get. I've had a decent Schwalbe belt get ripped in half riding though construction....
12-18-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
Posted By late

There is if you want to make like the Netherlands.

There is if you want to make like the Netherlands.
12-16-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
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My wife is 5 foot, and loves her Trek Verve 2. ...

My wife is 5 foot, and loves her Trek Verve 2.

As is the case with any bike, best thing to do is go try them out.
12-16-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By late

Try a Thudbuster. My wife has one on her Verve 2...

Try a Thudbuster. My wife has one on her Verve 2 ebike and loves it.
Forum: Foo
12-09-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By late

I'm sure you didn't.

I'm sure you didn't.
Forum: Foo
12-08-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By late

Vikings

Turns out Vikings aren't what we thought they were.


https://www.bbc.com/reel/playlist/ancient-mysteries?vpid=p0b2t4nr
12-02-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,086
Posted By late

You can also do it old school: ...

You can also do it old school:
...
11-29-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By late

The idea of riding a bike in Florida scares me....

The idea of riding a bike in Florida scares me. There are a lot of terrible drivers down there, and then there is the half blind elderly...

Pick your roads carefully. Maybe contact a club, or a...
11-29-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By late

For starters, you've got the wrong saddle. ...

For starters, you've got the wrong saddle.

So...which saddle do you have?
11-27-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By late

That's easy, the manufacturers give top priority...

That's easy, the manufacturers give top priority to their most reliable customers, and a lot of them are in Europe. On top of that, there is the demand aspect of of having a bike boom in Europe....
11-26-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By late

You said the Euro market was saturated, I proved...

You said the Euro market was saturated, I proved there was a bike boom. If you watched international news, bikes shops across Europe got sold out, and were having trouble keeping up with demand.
...
11-26-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
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https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-25-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By late

Ouch, the price went up

I went to my bike shop to get a new tire, and the price of the Verve 2+ has gone up to $2849. I think it was $2400 when my wife got hers. The tire also cost more.

I watched a Youtube video...
11-25-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,593
Posted By late

I miss the brontoburgers I used to get with Fred...

I miss the brontoburgers I used to get with Fred and Barney.
11-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By late

That's putting the horse before the...

That's putting the horse before the infrastructure..

In one study, only 10% of people were willing to ride a bike the way things are. To get most riding, we've got to make like the Netherlands.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By late

Earlier this year I fell down and wacked the side...

Earlier this year I fell down and wacked the side of my foot on the pedal. My podiatrist said it was nerve damage, not broken bone.

You can encourage healing by controlling inflammation. You do...
11-20-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By late

You're less likely to get eaten by a bear in...

You're less likely to get eaten by a bear in Italy. The food is better, it's warmer, and the people there love cycling, it's a national pastime the way baseball is for us.

And they have bike...
11-19-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By late

I would expect that hub lights try to keep up...

I would expect that hub lights try to keep up with technology. Maybe there's a newer model that would fit your needs. I'd also want a small backup light, just in case. There's a bunch of cheap lights...
11-18-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By late

Mittens for a small woman

The problem is she's 5' 2", but her only warm mittens won't let her get between the brake and the shifter to shift. So we need something that is warm, but not terribly bulky.

Any ideas?
11-17-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By late

There is some nudity and violence, but the...

There is some nudity and violence, but the portrayal of sex is usually demure. They did one sex scene with the camera focused on a lamp, an arm would reach to turn it off (meaning get some sleep) and...
11-15-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,713
Posted By late

How does the Sport compare to your Seven? I've...

How does the Sport compare to your Seven? I've always wanted to try a Seven, but they are seriously spendy.
11-15-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,713
Posted By late

Back in the day, roadies ran teeny tiny 23mm...

Back in the day, roadies ran teeny tiny 23mm tires. I tried explaining that physics had something to say about that, but no one listened.

Now, even pro racers usually ride larger tires, 28 is...
11-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By late

Midnight Diner on Netflix

Midnight Diner is a Japanese series, with subtitles. Takes place in a little hole in the wall restaurant (there's got to be a million of them in Japan) in a dingy little alley. It opens at midnite,...
11-14-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By late

I don't know. I do know gears are popular because...

I don't know. I do know gears are popular because of the mechanical advantage they offer. The downside, not that I would ever get anything else, is that the motor puts more strain on the drivetrain.
11-13-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By late

Yes, of course, gearing gives you more range, and...

Yes, of course, gearing gives you more range, and more power up a hill, because of the mechanical advantage it gets from the gears.
11-12-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By late

My wife got a Trek Verve 2 ebike from Cyclemania,...

My wife got a Trek Verve 2 ebike from Cyclemania, and loves it, that's just a few miles away from you.

I put her fave saddle on, swapped out the tires for Marathon Supremes, and replaced the...
11-11-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By late

I'm going to try hanging. Just set it up an hour...

I'm going to try hanging. Just set it up an hour ago.. My feebleness was something of a shock, I thought I had made more progress.

There is a PT version of walking up backwards. Stand sideways to...
11-11-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By late

So... my pullup bar and exercise band showed up...

So... my pullup bar and exercise band showed up today. The band is a Perform Better Superband. Costs a little more than the Amazon bands, but I've never had one break, and one of them I got maybe 20...
11-08-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,487
Posted By late

There was some discussion earlier about...

There was some discussion earlier about historical fiction. I really liked The Coffee Trader, it's a great look into life and the economics of a few hundred years ago. You'll never look at commodity...
11-08-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,750
Posted By late

If you want people to obey the law, you need...

If you want people to obey the law, you need enforcement. Eventually we are going to do what Europe is doing, and that means millions of ebikes. They are in a massive bike boom, and in some countries...
11-07-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,750
Posted By late

Bicycle cops, I am surprised, wherever you are,...

Bicycle cops, I am surprised, wherever you are, that you don't already have them.

There are going to be a lot of people on ebikes, they will have to regulated.
11-06-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,180
Posted By late

My favorite bike is a Gunnar Sport, changed my...

My favorite bike is a Gunnar Sport, changed my life. One of the bikes they make is the Fastlane, which might be worth taking a look at.


https://gunnarbikes.com/site/bikes/fast-lane/#
Forum: Foo
11-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,267
Posted By late

Cats are ok, I've never had a serious problem...

Cats are ok, I've never had a serious problem with one.

One of the few things I am actually afraid of is gators. We had some friends in Florida that had a ditch on their property, damn thing...
Forum: Foo
11-04-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,267
Posted By late

A cat-tastrophe!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W85oD8FEF78
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