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01-06-23, 07:35 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,323
Posted By seypat

Yes, to the OP.

Yes, to the OP.
11-02-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,153
Posted By canklecat

What is this "sleep pattern" of which you speak? ...

What is this "sleep pattern" of which you speak?

Seriously, I don't think I've ever developed a sleep pattern, at least not since childhood. Maybe my jobs had too many odd hours to ever develop...
10-28-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,151
Posted By caloso

I have shaved for years. It’s easier to apply...

I have shaved for years. It’s easier to apply sunscreen or embrocation, there’s no pulling from the elastic on your shorts, and it looks better.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,916
Posted By Symox

In praise of the ding ding

I recently went from whistling to alert walkers on paths and roads to using a (very cheap) bicycle bell. I'm really surprised how much more effective the bell is. I think people are trained to know...
10-09-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,307
Posted By Troul

Unless posted, you treat that situation no...

Unless posted, you treat that situation no different than a car, motorcycle, semi, moped; You wait for a clearing of traffic coming from the other direction, & once safe, you use the opposing...
10-09-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,307
Posted By 3alarmer

...Lawsy me, but you really need to brush up on...

...Lawsy me, but you really need to brush up on the vehicle code for bike riding in California, amigo. There is no way on God's green earth that you, in your car, can see the same junk in the bike...
10-09-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,307
Posted By SalsaShark

Don't honk when you pass a cyclist. Do you honk...

Don't honk when you pass a cyclist. Do you honk when you overtake any other vehicle? Do you honk when you pass by a car in the slow lane on the interstate? Why do motorists feel the need to honk at...
10-09-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,307
Posted By Koyote

You came on a cycling forum to bash a cyclist. ...

You came on a cycling forum to bash a cyclist.

This should be fun.
10-07-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,301
Posted By Rolla

How redundant.

How redundant.
09-25-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,677
Posted By seypat

There's a thread for ride reports. Your mistake...

There's a thread for ride reports. Your mistake was not posting in that thread.

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1258779-your-ride-reports-september-2022-a.html
09-25-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,677
Posted By Koyote

​​​​​​​Now I know you’re lying. My wife would...

​​​​​​​Now I know you’re lying. My wife would never pay good money to outsource work that she’s happy to do herself.
09-25-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,677
Posted By Mojo31

After reading this thread further, it is obvious...

After reading this thread further, it is obvious that you made all the mistakes.
09-22-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 571
Posted By indyfabz

After being told very subtly that a pair of my...

After being told very subtly that a pair of my shorts were showing butt crack I now pay it forward. :D
09-21-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By Helderberg

Good bye, ride on and be safe.

I wanted to post that I will not be checking in on the Bike Forum anymore. If you respond to any of my previous posts and I do not respond I am not being rude, I am simply not coming back. If I have...
09-20-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,627
Posted By veganbikes

You are welcome, have a great night and an...

You are welcome, have a great night and an excellent tomorrow or great whatever time of day it might happen to be in your area and a good date if you happen to be in a place that is a different date...
09-14-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,909
Posted By mcours2006

Some bike lanes up where I live have barrier...

Some bike lanes up where I live have barrier posts separating them. The bike lanes end up collecting all the road debris from the cars and trucks. They do not get cleaned, so after a while it's like...
09-14-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,873
Posted By rsbob

This is terrible news. I have done a bunch of...

This is terrible news. I have done a bunch of centuries but only got one t-shirt. Looks like they are all nullified. Thanks a lot! :)
09-13-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,174
Posted By gobicycling

After age 50 your birthday ride should be 100...

After age 50 your birthday ride should be 100 miles minus your age
09-13-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,174
Posted By bruce19

No. I've never done it. I think the rule should...

No. I've never done it. I think the rule should be 100 miles minus your age. Makes more sense to me.
09-12-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By probe1957

Facebook, I am told, begs to differ.

Facebook, I am told, begs to differ.
09-11-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,093
Posted By tempocyclist

I chuck my gloves in the wash the at same time as...

I chuck my gloves in the wash the at same time as washing the rest of my kit!


That's after every ride, just to make that clear... 😅
09-06-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,627
Posted By prj71

As this e-bike craze keeps progressing, it’s...

As this e-bike craze keeps progressing, it’s likely more and more of the riders will have had little or no analog bike experience. Now, in addition to the danger of cars if I decide to ride on the...
09-04-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-27-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,810
Posted By veganbikes

My Camelback Podium Ice Bottles are now $30 but I...

My Camelback Podium Ice Bottles are now $30 but I had my first one (which I still own and use to this day and got for much less) for 10 years so at todays cost that is $3 a year for a bottle that I...
08-27-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,838
Posted By wolfchild

I don't have any performance goals and I don't...

I don't have any performance goals and I don't follow any structured training....I ride because I enjoy riding. Health benefits and cardiovascular fitness in just a side-effect of cycling. Cycling is...
08-14-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By cyclezen

I don;t really have much experience in...

I don;t really have much experience in organizing. And I wouldn't presuppose to know how it all works. But I do have an eye an interest in observing. And have been involved in cycling for some time....
08-12-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By Ryan_M

Nope, no rubbing, alignment is spot on. Nah...

Nope, no rubbing, alignment is spot on. Nah nothing getting on them aside from dust, I'm a fairweather rider too so not even rain. I'm also very diligent of not toching them and wear nitrile gloves...
07-25-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,657
Posted By Random11

I'm Not Training; I'm Exercising

Every morning I ride 15-20 miles over rolling hills. I rarely miss a day. I enjoy riding, but one motivator is that I think it's good for my health. I get occasional advice (and see it here) on what...
07-23-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,044
Posted By genejockey

I don't generally wave at anyone, but I'm an...

I don't generally wave at anyone, but I'm an introverted misanthrope - with the exception that I always give a wave and a thumbs up to motorists who cut me slack when I have to change lanes in front...
07-23-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,044
Posted By sovende

I generally acknowledge LEOs when out for a ride....

I generally acknowledge LEOs when out for a ride. Since I (also generally) follow the rules of the road, use hand signals and wear a helmet, I think it’s important to let them know that there ARE...
07-23-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,044
Posted By Pinelander

I acknowledge a lot of people when I ride. A...

I acknowledge a lot of people when I ride. A wave to other riders, police, or a motorist who showed some awareness of me. I try to look predictable and aware of those around me. Will any of this get...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 685
Posted By mschwett

2022 mid-year check in!

welp. it's july. almost.

i set a goal early this year of 6,000 miles and 360,000 feet of climb.

strava is smart enough to know that the end of june 30 is quite half the days in the year, so...
06-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,511
Posted By mcours2006

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding...

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding on the sidewalk.
05-30-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,977
Posted By wvridgerider

Retired

I did it, today is my retirement date and Friday was my last day. Got in a 40 mile ride this morning so it is time to start piling the miles on. Greenbriar River trail next week, going to a frame...
05-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching her 85th birthday.

Nora, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human power.
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05-06-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By mprince

I use SRAM PC-9xx chains on my bike (shimano...

I use SRAM PC-9xx chains on my bike (shimano drivetrain). I've used them for years without issue and will continue to, as the price isn't too bad, and their quick link (included with the chain) can...
05-04-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Koyote

Hell, I'm still riding a twenty-year old cf fork,...

Hell, I'm still riding a twenty-year old cf fork, and I'm pretty sure that it's not as nice as yours.

I can't believe you have had a custom frame just sitting around that long! I would've built...
05-02-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,224
Posted By bruce19

I endure the psychological pain of knowing I no...

I endure the psychological pain of knowing I no longer have the fitness of my 25 yr old self and I am 15 lbs over cycling weight.
04-24-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By Ttom

My Longest Ride

My longest rides to date were no drop club rides on Sunday afternoons of 32 miles.
Now that I have retired and have more time I want to explore my limits and get ready for some road touring....
04-08-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,713
Posted By genejockey

That's great, till you're riding somewhere at a...

That's great, till you're riding somewhere at a time or place where few other riders ride. Oh, you COULD just stick to places where there are lots of riders, but, dude, you're a young guy, and...
03-30-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By urbanknight

Ride on the road. You're welcome.

Ride on the road. You're welcome.
03-25-22, 05:22 PM
03-25-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By gpburdell

They have meds for that now... :P

They have meds for that now... :P
03-25-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By indyfabz

NSFW ...

NSFW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HB7zqP9QNo
03-25-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By indyfabz

My vote for POTD.

My vote for POTD.
03-25-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By Rolla

With their legs out front and their ass on the...

With their legs out front and their ass on the ground, recumbent riders remind me of a dog scooting its butt on the carpet. :lol:
03-25-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By mstateglfr

I took your initial post as genuinely looking for...

I took your initial post as genuinely looking for information, so I took your subsequent post as a genuine interpretation of the information given.
My bad, I guess.
03-25-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By BobbyG

Next thing you know they'll be wearing their...

Next thing you know they'll be wearing their pants below their butts.
03-25-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By hazetguy

Handel bars ...

Handel bars

https://www.nangokupiano.com/sheetmusic/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/n01662-03-2.jpg


:beer:
03-25-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,424
Posted By GhostRider62

Slamming the stem to get the handles down low is...

Slamming the stem to get the handles down low is the macho thing to do.....says the old rider with 25 mm of spacers and 16 degrees up stem. Younger riders can get low and flat, which can be faster
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