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07-16-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,426
Posted By Nyah

Is this the forum that someone said is defunct? ...

Is this the forum that someone said is defunct? I actually check this one more often than I do the General forum.
06-07-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,266
Posted By rideaddict

You didn't ask me.

You didn't ask me.
06-01-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,266
Posted By CAT7RDR

I'm just a moderate cyclist. I can stop anytime I...

I'm just a moderate cyclist. I can stop anytime I want.
06-01-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,266
Posted By guachi

We never told you because we were all out riding.

We never told you because we were all out riding.
05-13-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,160
Posted By dmanthree

Some of these imbeciles make no attempt to shade...

Some of these imbeciles make no attempt to shade over to share the lane. Those are the ones I'd like to use the "Ben Hur Slicer" on.
04-21-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 159,447
Posted By flangehead

Bump

Next Mission: Your bike at a coffee shop.
04-15-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,573
Posted By flangehead

Yes. I’ve not mastered track standing with folded...

Yes. I’ve not mastered track standing with folded arms. Probably shouldn’t even try....,
04-15-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,573
Posted By Koyote

I don't know if it's still the case, but in at...

I don't know if it's still the case, but in at least one state (MN), it used to be illegal to direct traffic from behind the wheel.

Since we do live in a second-best world, and we have to make...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,954
Posted By Korina

I like my Planet Bike Cascadia fenders; light,...

I like my Planet Bike Cascadia fenders; light, sturdy, inexpensive, and they come with mud flaps.

...
04-13-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 159,447
Posted By flangehead

If someone steals my coffee, is it a mugging? ...

If someone steals my coffee, is it a mugging?

Let's go with some reference to coffee included in the picture, including but not limited to the word, a graphical representation or a cuppa itself.
...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,820
Posted By Gresp15C

For me, just knowing that a rain jacket was...

For me, just knowing that a rain jacket was hanging there on a hook, was enough to get me out the door on my bike. I figure that it's all about reducing mental friction in the morning.

Of course...
04-12-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,099
Posted By debade

Zoic or aerotech designs

Zoic or aerotech designs
04-11-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,018
Posted By Cyclist0108

Which therefore justifies any accusation, however...

Which therefore justifies any accusation, however demonstrably false.

What if he had been riding a recumbent?
Forum: Commuting
04-09-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,820
Posted By randallr

Shoes can tend to get soaked. When I commuted in...

Shoes can tend to get soaked. When I commuted in Seattle I used to have a spare pair, along with dry socks, in the office.
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By sam21fire

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just...

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just as wet (and snowy/salty) when I ride to work in the rain/snow as it would parked outside. As previously mentioned, wash, rinse, lube, repeat. All's...
04-01-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 159,447
Posted By cyccommute

It’s baaack! Way to kill the game,...

It’s baaack!

Way to kill the game, flangehead. Stuart Rule: NO MORE TURKEYS!

Two solid months later and I found one making a great display for his lady friend.
...
03-30-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,832
Posted By Koyote

A 'good average speed' depends entirely on what...

A 'good average speed' depends entirely on what you are trying to accomplish.

If you just want to go for a spin and get some exercise, ride as fast as you feel like riding and have fun.
03-30-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,203
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, but where you gonna put him? My hall...

Yeah, but where you gonna put him? My hall closet's full. And am I supposed to feed him too? Jail food is the absolute worst on the planet, and I don't even know where to buy it. I think pet food is...
03-30-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,994
Posted By cyccommute

Topeak Morph. Pick a flavor with the features...

Topeak Morph. Pick a flavor with the features you like. There are at least 6 different models with a variety of features. The switch from Presta to Schrader and back isn’t as simple as some floor...
03-30-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,994
Posted By wphamilton

I carry one similar to this which works for...

I carry one similar to this which works for presta and shraeder. Much pumping to fill a tire, but it fits my small seat bag and has held up ...
03-30-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,505
Posted By Phil_gretz

First off, every day riding is a positive...

First off, every day riding is a positive experience for me.

Among the notables, once I was slowly passed by a larger pickup on a single lane undulating country road. Climbing out of the saddle,...
03-28-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,101
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Now you need to install a pair of these. Of...

Now you need to install a pair of these. Of course, you will need a large compressed air supply. https://airhornsbygrover.com/product/1055/
03-27-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,101
Posted By alo

I have only recently fitted them. I have not...

I have only recently fitted them. I have not photographed them yet. I have other 'different' things on my bike. When I post photos, it will also start discussions on other topics.
03-24-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By JW Fas

First Trail Verdict Assigning 100% Fault To The Passenger Who Did The Dooring

https://www.bikelaw.com/2021/03/dooring-bicyclist/

While such a verdict should have been delivered years ago, it's a big win because it establishes a legal precedent that cyclists should not be...
03-24-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

But how do you attach it to an indoor trainer? :)

But how do you attach it to an indoor trainer? :)
03-24-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,994
Posted By Troul

can you fit an adapter on the shocks? ...

can you fit an adapter on the shocks?
https://www.amazon.com/Adapter-Schrader-Converter-Bicycle-Compressor/dp/B01M3XXRMM

ACE stocks the SLIME brand.
03-24-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,074
Posted By mcours2006

There could be a number of possible causes for...

There could be a number of possible causes for this collision--distracted driving, which includes, but not limited to, cellphone use. But the idea that the driver 'saw' the cyclist but didn't...
03-23-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,480
Posted By Leinster

Wow, you want to make cars illegal? I mean, it’s...

Wow, you want to make cars illegal? I mean, it’s a big call, but ok...
03-19-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,480
Posted By Trakhak

You've got that backwards. The recommendation by...

You've got that backwards. The recommendation by the AAA to refer to car accidents as car crashes is a very recent development and can be seen as ironic, given the historical background.

From this...
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,480
Posted By Greiselman

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally...

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally anyone... he just happens to be famous.

I do, however, think it's long past time to stop calling crashes like this "accidents".
03-18-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,679
Posted By UniChris

Streetsblog has a new article on this, alas it...

Streetsblog has a new article on this, alas it muddies the waters and seems to continue some misconceptions rather than be clarifying.

It would seem that there is a video, but they're not allowed...
03-18-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,608
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Buy new bike, send kid to boarding school.

Buy new bike, send kid to boarding school.
Forum: Recumbent
03-18-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,527
Posted By bobthib

Lazy Boy enters the bent market!

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/236x241/fb_img_1616073533998_cac7f60e757154a89faefad965328be794b58c7e.jpg
😂
Forum: Commuting
03-17-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,398
Posted By ToledoTom

Did that $20 bill have a picture of Andrew...

Did that $20 bill have a picture of Andrew Jackson on it? If so that's mine, please contact me so you can return it.

Thank you.
03-17-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By crowbike

Emergency presta adapter

Most are probably aware of this hack:
https://antranik.org/how-to-make-a-presta-valve-adapter-in-a-few-seconds/
03-17-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,691
Posted By Barry2

I find it tough to believe he's been gone for...

I find it tough to believe he's been gone for almost 20 years !
03-17-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,691
Posted By tomato coupe

42

42
03-17-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,047
Posted By HTupolev

Aerocoach has some good articles on the issue. ...

Aerocoach has some good articles on the issue.

This (https://www.aero-coach.co.uk/tubeless-sealant-and-rolling-resistance) one explains the issue of tubeless sealant, and in the "TIRE AND SEALANT"...
03-16-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,047
Posted By Camilo

I have a bike with blue SLX tubes too and it's...

I have a bike with blue SLX tubes too and it's darn fast (steep downhill). It's scary to think how fast it would be if the tubes were red!

As for the chain: less rotating mass and less wind...
03-16-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,047
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

it’s not the rotational mass that makes a tube...

it’s not the rotational mass that makes a tube faster it is the suppleness of the tube.
03-16-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,160
Posted By Brauer

Temp for riding

I've ridden from -5 F to high temps that cause leaves on trees to crisp up and fall off, 105+. But for more comfortable training rides I prefer mid 60s to low 70s. That way the start of the ride...
03-16-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,160
Posted By Wilbur Bud

70f

From a performance point of view, anything above 55F is good for me based on the commuting time vs temperature plot below where the knee in the curve seems to be about 55F, but in terms of comfort...
Forum: Recumbent
03-15-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,693
Posted By skier

Most people on the bentrider forum seem to...

Most people on the bentrider forum seem to recommend the Gekko 26 for heavier riders. ...
03-15-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By UniChris

Indeed, you seem to be going off on some...

Indeed, you seem to be going off on some unrelated tangent - the topic of this thread is driving on the shoulder, not cycling on it.



That's neither what I said nor what happened.

What...
03-14-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,423
Posted By base2

You are riding on gyroscopes. All input to a...

You are riding on gyroscopes.
All input to a gyroscope is output 90 degrees later.
Skill: Push your gyroscopes around.

Philosophy change:
Stop moving yourself around the bike.
Start making the...
03-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By GlennR

This time a crash was a good thing.

Driving home on Merrick Road, State Rt 27A with 2 lanes each way, and I noticed a young girl, maybe 6 or 7 on the side walk of a side road speeding to the intersection... followed by her dad running...
03-14-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,423
Posted By cbrstar

I used to do a lot of motorcycle riding/racing....

I used to do a lot of motorcycle riding/racing. And I wanted to get my knee to the ground. (Which I know you don't want to do on a bicycle). How I practiced was I would find a traffic circle and I...
03-14-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,423
Posted By billridesbikes

Practice Practice Practice. Find an empty parking...

Practice Practice Practice. Find an empty parking lot and mark off your corners with chalk or those little orange sports cones.

Corning is all about leaning your bike and body toward the center of...
03-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

If a motorist can't pass a bicycle safely, and...

If a motorist can't pass a bicycle safely, and when the motorist doesn't bother to look out of the front of their vehicle beyond 3m up the road in front of themselves, it matters very little where...
03-11-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,679
Posted By blue192

You would be surprised. My grandfather drove...

You would be surprised. My grandfather drove large trucks for over 50 years and if anything as small as a bike comes in contact with the trailer he would never know until seeing any damage well after...
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