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09-06-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,303
Posted By bikehoco

This thread has prompted me to do some stretching...

This thread has prompted me to do some stretching in front of a mirror before my next ride.
09-06-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,829
Posted By bikehoco

I have a top tube bag so there’s no need for a...

I have a top tube bag so there’s no need for a cycling jersey.
08-28-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,268
Posted By bikehoco

I use a top tube bag so I don’t have to buy...

I use a top tube bag so I don’t have to buy expensive bike jerseys.
08-13-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,061
Posted By bikehoco

Riding 40 miles shouldn’t be difficult for you. ...

Riding 40 miles shouldn’t be difficult for you. The only question is how you feel after the ride.
08-08-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By bikehoco

The Peloton price + classes are very expensive...

The Peloton price + classes are very expensive but worthwhile if you use it. I know some who are daily ride and others who barely use it.
08-07-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikehoco

I have a 15 mile, local, safe route. Sometimes...

I have a 15 mile, local, safe route. Sometimes it’s a casual ride, other times I race against the clock.
08-07-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,676
Posted By bikehoco

FACT: eyes and ears together work better than...

FACT: eyes and ears together work better than just eyes.
08-07-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,676
Posted By bikehoco

Like you said, seems too dangerous to ride with...

Like you said, seems too dangerous to ride with music.

They don’t hear my calls for “on your left” but they do hear my very loud bell.
08-07-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,676
Posted By bikehoco

Just to be clear …… no one listens to music while...

Just to be clear …… no one listens to music while they ride, right?
07-31-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 907
Posted By bikehoco

Fair point.

Fair point.
07-27-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 907
Posted By bikehoco

I see where he wrote: “sometimes it teases me”....

I see where he wrote: “sometimes it teases me”. This statement makes no sense but I don’t interpret it as a complaint about sneakers.
07-27-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 907
Posted By bikehoco

If you ride for entertainment and/ or exercise,...

If you ride for entertainment and/ or exercise, ignore the advice above and continue to ride in sneakers.

Why do people try to make cycling an expensive activity?
07-21-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 646,672
Posted By bikehoco

What are the widest tires you can put on an FX2?

What are the widest tires you can put on an FX2?
07-21-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,028
Posted By bikehoco

I solved my wrist pain with bar ends, allowed me...

I solved my wrist pain with bar ends, allowed me to change positions on a flat bar bike.
07-11-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,408
Posted By bikehoco

When I was younger, I was obsessed with my speed,...

When I was younger, I was obsessed with my speed, always trying to beat my personal best. Now I’m content logging miles / minutes on the bike to maintain fitness.
06-30-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,514
Posted By bikehoco

“We” want to know which weighs less, water or...

“We” want to know which weighs less, water or Gatorade? 😀
06-06-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 352,007
Posted By bikehoco

Helmet Questions

How do you know when your helmet needs to be replaced?

How long are they effective / safe (assuming no accidents)?

What’s the difference between a $40, $80, and $200 helmet?

Would you ever...
06-03-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,652
Posted By bikehoco

This is a joke, right?

This is a joke, right?
05-31-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,137
Posted By bikehoco

The best place to buy new jerseys is New Jersey.

The best place to buy new jerseys is New Jersey.
05-30-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,137
Posted By bikehoco

Its a joke.

Its a joke.
05-27-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,151
Posted By bikehoco

Excellent advice.

Excellent advice.
05-26-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,137
Posted By bikehoco

The best place to purchase them is NJ.

The best place to purchase them is NJ.
05-24-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,485
Posted By bikehoco

THIS is why I wear safety glasses when riding.

THIS is why I wear safety glasses when riding.
05-22-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,282
Posted By bikehoco

Every injury is unique, I’ve had multiple...

Every injury is unique, I’ve had multiple injuries / surgeries, every PT said cycling is great for rehab.
05-22-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,485
Posted By bikehoco

Every body is different, mine is extremely stiff....

Every body is different, mine is extremely stiff. I stretch before & after rides and on days I don’t ride.

Regarding post ride stretches, you need to do it while your muscles are still warm.
05-11-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,280
Posted By bikehoco

Wear “gym shorts”, allows air flow in to keep...

Wear “gym shorts”, allows air flow in to keep things cooler.
05-10-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,859
Posted By bikehoco

The Bike Doctor in Crofton, MD.

The Bike Doctor in Crofton, MD.
05-03-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,867
Posted By bikehoco

I understand not buying a cheap Walmart bike as...

I understand not buying a cheap Walmart bike as it won’t last many miles. But unless you’re racing, why pay thousands of dollars extra for a super lightweight bike. I suppose some people just have...
04-30-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,421
Posted By bikehoco

Ever since I had a stone come off a car tire and...

Ever since I had a stone come off a car tire and break my glasses, I only wear safety glasses with UV protection from Home Depot.

They’re inexpensive, lightweight, and look good.
04-28-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By bikehoco

Mirrycle Mirror with Ergon GP4 barends?

I have a flat bar hybrid with Ergon GP4 grips. Can I add a Mirrycle Mirror? Would the mirror interfere with the upright part of the grips?
04-28-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,636
Posted By bikehoco

I doubt many people do it these days but you...

I doubt many people do it these days but you certainly can’t sleep with your windows open.
04-28-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,636
Posted By bikehoco

Cicadas

For those who rode 17 years ago on the US east coast, how much of an annoyance will the cicadas be? There will be millions per square mile of these large insects. Although they don’t bite or sting, I...
04-10-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By bikehoco

No

No
04-09-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By bikehoco

Chain Falls Off

I have a 3-year old Trek hybrid. When starting up a hill, I downshifting from 3 to 2 on the front chain ring and the chain falls off. Is it because I'm not pedaling fast enough or an indication...
01-28-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,128
Posted By bikehoco

“It’s close enough, don’t obsess” ”It’s not the...

“It’s close enough, don’t obsess”
”It’s not the mission to Mars. It’s a bike ride”

Thanks for your input, I always find it valuable when anonymous people on the internet tell me what I...
01-25-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,128
Posted By bikehoco

I suspect the primary difference in mph comes...

I suspect the primary difference in mph comes down to how the two methods deal with pauses (e.g. red lights).
01-23-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,183
Posted By bikehoco

Makes sense. So maybe the real question is how...

Makes sense. So maybe the real question is how many people here race.
01-23-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,942
Posted By bikehoco

I can tell you first hand, this is a great time...

I can tell you first hand, this is a great time to sell an old bike sitting around gathering dust.
01-23-21, 10:56 AM
01-23-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,681
Posted By bikehoco

As someone who will be getting knee replacement...

As someone who will be getting knee replacement down the road, it’s so encouraging to read your comments above.
01-23-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,183
Posted By bikehoco

I also drive a car but don’t watch car racing on...

I also drive a car but don’t watch car racing on tv.

I also like to go for walks but don’t watch race walking on tv.

To each his own I guess.
01-23-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,183
Posted By bikehoco

Cycling on TV

I’m curious what the percentage of people here watch cycling on tv?

People ride for all sorts of reasons (competition, exercise, entertainment, etc). I’ve been riding for decades but it never led...
01-22-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,551
Posted By bikehoco

Good. They inject too much politics into sports.

Good. They inject too much politics into sports.
01-22-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,857
Posted By bikehoco

Riding is a good time to think things over ........

Riding is a good time to think things over ..... and not focus on the pain.
01-21-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,128
Posted By bikehoco

I’ve concluded my wired computer is accurate and...

I’ve concluded my wired computer is accurate and the problem is with the Ride With GPS app.

The apps is great for keeping a log of all rides; I just wish it was more accurate. I may try Map My...
01-20-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,128
Posted By bikehoco

Bugger off smartass.

Bugger off smartass.
01-20-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By bikehoco

I don’t feel like I’m getting older but it seem...

I don’t feel like I’m getting older but it seem like everyone else is getting younger.
01-20-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,160
Posted By bikehoco

Pray (really fast).

Pray (really fast).
01-18-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,501
Posted By bikehoco

Tyvek shoe liner...

Tyvek shoe liner (https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/fitness-and-training/budget-bike-tech-toasty-toes-with-recycled-race-numbers/)
I use used envelopes, a little experimenting makes perfect. Keep in...
01-17-21, 03:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,501
Posted By bikehoco

I use homemade tyvek liners inside of shoes. ...

I use homemade tyvek liners inside of shoes. They’re breathable so less sweating but they keep the wind and cold out.
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