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02-25-24, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wildwood

Not sure I've met Art. Is he the guy with the...

Not sure I've met Art. Is he the guy with the 'chainring dirt' tattooed on his right calf?
Would these count?
SPEED THRILLS, PERIOD
T-shirt from LA Olympics was too memorable to part with after it...
02-25-24, 11:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,768
Posted By Polaris OBark

Almost every consumer transaction these days is a...

Almost every consumer transaction these days is a variant of the above.

This is why I have decided to forgo worldly possessions and become a Zen-master.

I'm down to 13 bikes in the garage, now.
02-25-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,768
Posted By Koyote

Just my $.02: The cup is what it is; if you...

Just my $.02: The cup is what it is; if you didn't realize that when purchasing, that's on you. And you've already used it.

The pedal broke. Return them.
02-24-24, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By BobsPoprad

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02-23-24, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By _ForceD_

I’ve produced some… ...

I’ve produced some…

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“Stage victory”
...
02-22-24, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By calamarichris

Bikes themselves are the best kind of bike art....

Bikes themselves are the best kind of bike art. Park them up against the wall or hang them.
Art imitates life, But Life imitates art better,

Except for my framed Hinault Renault Braveault poster....
02-22-24, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Desert Ryder

Do you have any bike art?

I've been thinking of adding some bike tin signs/art to my work area. Anyone have cool bike art, etc haging in their workspaces?
Found these inexpensive tin signs on Amazon:...
02-09-24, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

Ah yes, racing against other cyclists that don't...

Ah yes, racing against other cyclists that don't know it's a race is a time-honored tradition.
02-07-24, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,776
Posted By zosoride

Well, it finally happened, again

Woke up in hospital with aching ribs, tubes attached in several areas, catheter being the most concerning.

I'm still in hospital room typing this out. My very first post.

Wife tells me she...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-24, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 626,048
Posted By Sierra_rider

Recent ride up the mountain until I couldn't go...

Recent ride up the mountain until I couldn't go any further, because of snow.
...
01-30-24, 12:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,738
Posted By nathand

Yes! For one night, last March during the kids...

Yes! For one night, last March during the kids spring break (easier to get a reservation not during a weekend). Sorry to be off-topic from the original post, but here's a pair of photos of the cargo...
01-29-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,738
Posted By calamarichris

Everyone's different. For me it was avarice. ...

Everyone's different. For me it was avarice.
While experiencing life astride bicycles, I developed emotional bonds with these inanimate objects. I developed a deep love of the shapes, the colors....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-24, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By eduskator

I don't believe you would notice an appreciable...

I don't believe you would notice an appreciable difference. A top-tier chain is obviously better in terms of performance, but the gains are marginal and you sacrifice - too much - lifespan. That's...
01-18-24, 04:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,217
Posted By Eric F

That's my flavor preference, too. I'm down to...

That's my flavor preference, too. I'm down to the last couple in my current box, with 3 boxes still in reserve. I've been trying to lean on Skratch chews a little bit more often to ration the Clif...
01-13-24, 01:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,430
Posted By spdntrxi

Eroica Ca, I forget the year. Mile 60sih...

Eroica Ca, I forget the year.

Mile 60sih come across a guy walking his bike... ask him if he needs help. He has a rear flat . Long story short he's flew out from NY , so this kinda was bucketlist...
01-13-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,430
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

I've helped flat tires, broken chains, failed...

I've helped flat tires, broken chains, failed brakes, and backward helmets.

I start with " hey, ya alright? "

If the person is nervous, I keep my hands in view and a comfortable distance.
...
01-12-24, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By indyfabz

What’s the objection to full zip? You don’t have...

What’s the objection to full zip? You don’t have to unzip it all the way if you don’t want to, but being able to do so has its upsides.
01-11-24, 06:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,380
Posted By tomato coupe

Read the link before commenting on it? Pfffft. ...

Read the link before commenting on it? Pfffft. What fun is that?
12-30-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,924
Posted By cb400bill

This chart has been a good starting point for me....

This chart has been a good starting point for me. YMMV.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1540x2000/img_0411_0dde525dd46736464b55d67db74ffff8a5933350.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-23, 06:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,416
Posted By bampilot06

Time: 572 hr 27 mins Mileage 10,127 elevation...

Time: 572 hr 27 mins
Mileage 10,127
elevation 270k feet
not bad for only being able to ride 4 days a week.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-23, 07:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,416
Posted By datlas

Annual Pissing Contest - Mileage for 2023

Gang, it's that time of the year.

We are NEVER going to agree on whether trainer miles "count" or not, so for this year it's the honor system. Post your total miles for the year, feel free to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-23, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21,263
Views: 5,135,455
Posted By Mojo31

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Just arrived.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21,263
Views: 5,135,455
Posted By Russ Roth

These just arrived in the mail, I screwed up on...

These just arrived in the mail, I screwed up on ordering the headset and a black one appeared instead of Violet, the shop is swapping it out for the appropriate color. These are for my oldest...
12-23-23, 05:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,102
Posted By TiHabanero

Genetics are everything.

Genetics are everything.
12-22-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,102
Posted By rsbob

How many “Old guys” actually feel old?

An unscientific pole to see how the 50+ crowd feels about cycling and aging. Yeah, I know it is worthless, but what the hell.

I for one, at 69, don’t fell old unless I look in the mirror. Sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21,263
Views: 5,135,455
Posted By cweb99

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Just got this
12-21-23, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,417
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

1 light on your handle bars and 1 light on your...

1 light on your handle bars and 1 light on your helmet.

problem solved.
12-17-23, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,937
Posted By bblair

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I have so much room now, I need more bikes.
12-17-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,937
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

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12-17-23, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,937
Posted By Koyote

Look no further. You can spend much more money...

Look no further. You can spend much more money and go to much more trouble for inferior solutions.
12-14-23, 10:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,579
Posted By L134

I have one of those and find that 50% (guess) of...

I have one of those and find that 50% (guess) of the time one of the various protrusions on the tool prevent the useful operation of the needed protrusion or spanner.
12-07-23, 05:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,579
Posted By bboy314

Weird, I’m only seeing one user in this thread...

Weird, I’m only seeing one user in this thread who fits this description…
12-07-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,579
Posted By Koyote

Less than a month on bf, and you're already...

Less than a month on bf, and you're already alienating some rather helpful posters. Nicely done.
12-07-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,579
Posted By Eric F

None of that happened. Some people gave...

None of that happened.

Some people gave specific tool recommendations based on their actual experiences. Other people shared their reasons why they made a decision about one type of tool vs....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,941
Posted By Trakhak

I imagine a bunch of us have evolved quick fixes...

I imagine a bunch of us have evolved quick fixes for slowing potential thieves, such as LesterOfPuppets's trick of leaving the bike in the highest gear. A friend of mine says that when he stops in,...
12-05-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,711
Posted By Wildwood

The most I ever had road ready was only about...

The most I ever had road ready was only about half your stated goal. By C&V standards not exactly ‘well curated’. The vintage all Euro, brifter bikes by smaller American builders.

I like to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 626,048
Posted By terrymorse

Found this one in the photo library today: ...

Found this one in the photo library today:

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Monitor...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,830
Posted By 79pmooney

An undocumented probably 55. The Stow race over...

An undocumented probably 55. The Stow race over Smuggler's Notch 46 years ago. Our pace car was a local cop. He had to do 60 between corners to stay ahead of us.

That decent made me a total...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-23, 08:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,002
Posted By cegerer

Congratulations to all, because most of us...

Congratulations to all, because most of us 60/70/80 year olds here on this forum are in the top 5% (top 1% ???) for fitness whether we're slower or faster than years past compared to similar age...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-23, 09:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,002
Posted By rsbob

In my younger years I would attack small punchy...

In my younger years I would attack small punchy climbs by getting out of the saddle and hammering. Yes it’s the old, the older I get the better I was. But this summer (69 next month) I have been...
11-07-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By gobicycling

84 and onward

I'm sharing that I'm celebrating my 84th birthday today so that others who are younger might know you can still ride a bike at 84. I got a short ride in yesterday, and maybe even one this afternoon....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 936
Posted By DaveSSS

I haven't bought a pre-built bike in over 30...

I haven't bought a pre-built bike in over 30 years. I much prefer to buy a frame and build it up with my favorite components. The already built bikes that I've looked usually have bars that are too...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-23, 10:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,605
Posted By 13ollocks

On a group ride a couple of years ago - double...

On a group ride a couple of years ago - double pace line, a truck buzzes us very close, horn blaring and the passenger giving us the finger as it passed etc. I was on the inside line, so the guy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 626,048
Posted By Sierra_rider

The pics don't show the grade well...10-15% slope...

The pics don't show the grade well...10-15% slope in spots
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20231030_112058381_267ffb448a6216c8166f061aeeab77650252c3bb.jpg...
10-19-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By roadfix

I frequently go on overnight bikepacking trips in...

I frequently go on overnight bikepacking trips in the local mountains on weekends. I just got tired of having to walk my bike over steep climbs with 30 lbs of camping gear. So, I got an e-bike...
10-17-23, 11:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,064
Posted By SurferRosa

https://y.yarn.co/c486a4f6-63b3-4abf-b329-74dc5952...

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10-11-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By roadfix

Finally bit the bullet…

…and got an E-bike. The last overnight trip on my loaded bikepacking rig involving some very steep fire road climbs did me in…lol
I got the Canyon Pathlite ON.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-23, 10:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,883
Posted By MidTNBrad

That bike definitely needs some King Cages....

That bike definitely needs some King Cages. (https://kingcage.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,883
Posted By Caliwild

Kent Eriksen titanium road bike

Just picked up this Eriksen road bike from a local bike shop that had it for sale at a price I couldn't pass up... Honestly looks like it was ridden around the block and then stored away. I've been...
09-29-23, 06:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,481
Posted By indyfabz

+2. I have always wanted to see how well the...

+2. I have always wanted to see how well the helmet buckle would hold. The idiot in me tossed a broken helmet without trying that first.
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