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02-26-24, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,261
Posted By Camilo

And the NYT in general? I find it to be one of...

And the NYT in general? I find it to be one of the better sources of news.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-24, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By eduskator

Update : Customer service wrote back today and...

Update : Customer service wrote back today and said they had lost my crank arm and they didn't know why.

They're sending me a brand new one today. The one I sent them was almost new so it doesn't...
02-22-24, 11:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,502
Posted By genejockey

"Hypersensitivity". Feh. It's not being...

"Hypersensitivity". Feh. It's not being "hypersensitive" to not want to upset others unnecessarily. That's simple politeness.

I don't go riding to interact with other people. I ride to NOT...
02-06-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,556
Posted By Caliwild

Stigmata

Posted here before, but here she is with new rubber and contact points...

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02-06-24, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,677
Posted By PeteHski

However you dress it up, reducing the Trainer...

However you dress it up, reducing the Trainer Difficulty reduces the trainer slope resistance and makes it easier to pedal. Your avatar speed is realistic (based on virtual slope and power) but your...
01-31-24, 12:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,240
Posted By PeteHski

Here’s a take on the Jordan Peterson diet:- ...

Here’s a take on the Jordan Peterson diet:-

https://amp.theguardian.com/food/2018/sep/10/my-carnivore-diet-jordan-peterson-beef

On Day 6 of this diet he speaks to an actual qualified...
01-31-24, 11:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,240
Posted By terrymorse

For some diets, yeah, you can say they are "bad"....

For some diets, yeah, you can say they are "bad". With data to back it up.

A very high protein diet that excludes other nutrients, over long-term, is bad.
01-31-24, 12:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,240
Posted By terrymorse

Jordan Peterson, YouTube, Joe Rogan. “Everyone” ...

Jordan Peterson, YouTube, Joe Rogan. “Everyone”

No need to read further.
01-30-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,240
Posted By terrymorse

Why try the "carnivore diet"? It's an unhealthy...

Why try the "carnivore diet"? It's an unhealthy way of eating.
01-23-24, 02:03 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By Maelochs

The question is not whether Lemond or anyone else...

The question is not whether Lemond or anyone else doped----most likely Everyone doped Always, by whatever method was popular at the time, because nobody even bothered to check for a long time ....
...
01-08-24, 05:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,978
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't buy it, nor would I find it...

I wouldn't buy it, nor would I find it interesting enough to start a thread. :rolleyes:
12-23-23, 12:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,312
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

And the urban myth continues. Actually,...

And the urban myth continues.

Actually, giving you the benefit of the doubt I just assume you have no experience with tubeless. Once seated, especially after sealant been applied, it’s actually...
12-21-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,312
Posted By terrymorse

Try replacing your latex tube with TPU. I made...

Try replacing your latex tube with TPU. I made the switch this year. Similar ride quality and rolling resistance, lighter, doesn't lose pressure as quickly.



Nonsense.
12-15-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By bikingshearer

Yeah, one of my pet peeves with MUPS is the utter...

Yeah, one of my pet peeves with MUPS is the utter lack of situational awareness some people demonstrate on them - spreading out to take the entire path, walking in the dead center so I don't know...
12-14-23, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By Pavol Stromcek

I actually rode down Wildcat Canyon for the first...

I actually rode down Wildcat Canyon for the first time in many months just this last Sunday, after I wrote my last post above, and I can confirm that there was a surprising number of people walking,...
12-12-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By DMC707

The price on the 4iii systems are compelling . ...

The price on the 4iii systems are compelling . I'd like to try one on my mountain bike - measuring power on an mtb is wonky because of all the coasting and slow technical work, so you'll have big...
12-07-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,462
Posted By base2

Pressure x area. A big tire has more area so the...

Pressure x area. A big tire has more area so the total force exerted on the rim goes up.

Sorry you blew up your rim. Hunt is being more than fair. Charitable, even.
12-07-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,462
Posted By PeteHski

This is correct. As the tyre size increases, the...

This is correct. As the tyre size increases, the tension in the tyre sidewall increases for the same tyre pressure.

Pressure = Force / Area. So as you increase the tyre sidewall area, the tensile...
11-16-23, 07:29 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,542
Posted By indyfabz

Or "rather disgusting", to use his own...

Or "rather disgusting", to use his own words.
11-15-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,542
Posted By indyfabz

Consider your role in the matter.

Consider your role in the matter.
11-14-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,542
Posted By Koyote

I'm not familiar with Larry's food bank, but I do...

I'm not familiar with Larry's food bank, but I do work at my own community food pantry -- and I can assure you that none of them are serving "wealthy people." They almost certainly have maximum...
11-14-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,542
Posted By indyfabz

No good deed goes unpunished.

No good deed goes unpunished.
11-14-23, 01:23 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,542
Posted By tomato coupe

What does this have to do with anything? The...

What does this have to do with anything? The bottom line is that you're taking food from a food bank -- food meant for people that are food insecure. The result of a bike challenge would not change...
11-13-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,542
Posted By shelbyfv

So how did you lose your cycling skills? A...

So how did you lose your cycling skills? A history of TBI would explain some things.:foo:
11-07-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,421
Posted By Polaris OBark

No. Even if it was the same price, I would...

No.

Even if it was the same price, I would not trust anyone else to do it.

(Full disclosure: I am yet another chemist.)

More seriously, the packing grease is formulated for long shelf live...
07-28-23, 10:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,721
Posted By Kat12

Okay, seems a bit odd to me. But, FWIW: as a...

Okay, seems a bit odd to me. But, FWIW: as a female, sometimes it's harder to be taken seriously about things. It may be she feels that unless she's kitted up, people-- especially men-- aren't...
07-27-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By curbtender

Bay Trail survey. Completion from Pinole to pt Pinole

Getting input on completion of this section of the bay trail. Anyone riding from Vallejo into the Richmond area would benefit by avoiding San Pablo Ave.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPKKX6F
07-23-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,672
Posted By bargo68

I started using this bike lane on May 2, 2020 to...

I started using this bike lane on May 2, 2020 to commute from my home in Fairfax to my place of work in downtown Berkeley. Early days saw me going four days a week (8x) and more recently down to two...
07-20-23, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,672
Posted By mschwett

it’s actually very fun. yes, a bit noisy, but...

it’s actually very fun. yes, a bit noisy, but it’s straight, safe, and depending on the wind and whether you’re going up or down, very fast.



because it connects two places lots of people ride...
07-20-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,672
Posted By icemilkcoffee

On the west end of the bridge you can ride ~1/2...

On the west end of the bridge you can ride ~1/2 mile further along and there is a bike lane bridge that takes you over freeway 580. From there you can join Sir Francis Drake Blvd, which has...
06-06-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 6,744
Posted By livedarklions

No idea why #2 and #4 say anything exonerating...

No idea why #2 and #4 say anything exonerating about LA's completely psychopathic behavior towards GL, and #3 really is kind of despicable on your part. As far as I know, your "suspicions" are...
05-13-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,890
Posted By Polaris OBark

Here is how the nominally 21 lb bike looks when...

Here is how the nominally 21 lb bike looks when loaded and weighing in at 29.5 lbs:

...
05-13-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,890
Posted By t2p

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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around 23.5 lbs ready to ride with two filled...
05-13-23, 05:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,890
Posted By vespasianus

This is about 12.5 kg with two fully loaded...

This is about 12.5 kg with two fully loaded bottles of water and a huge tool bag. I do not like to get stranded and tend to over carry things. The bike itself stripped is 8.35 kg!
...
05-12-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,890
Posted By Eric F

Ready-to-ride condition - Saddle bag, 2 full...

Ready-to-ride condition - Saddle bag, 2 full bottles, and computer….
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8747_6eac997f4527a58f9f1785fe4b47dee427d587e8.jpeg
...
05-12-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,890
Posted By Polaris OBark

That's great, but not an answer to the question.

That's great, but not an answer to the question.
05-11-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,890
Posted By tempocyclist

Trek Checkpoint SL5 - 9.95kg (just shy of 22lbs)....

Trek Checkpoint SL5 - 9.95kg (just shy of 22lbs).

That weight is inclusive of two bottle cages, pedals, Garmin mount, but not the internal tool roll.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-23, 10:20 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,179
Posted By terrymorse

A bit of family trivia. That Campus Bike Shop is...

A bit of family trivia. That Campus Bike Shop is currently owned by Keith, my sister's former college boyfriend, who bought it from my dad, who bought it from my grandfather. I was almost born in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-23, 03:53 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,179
Posted By shelbyfv

Typical dick move but in character. Shop might...

Typical dick move but in character. Shop might go for it if they don't know you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,179
Posted By tomato coupe

You asked if your plan would be a dick move, but...

You asked if your plan would be a dick move, but you get pissed when someone confirms that it is? Grow up.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By t2p

that’s an IceTech (Freeza ?) rotor with finned...

that’s an IceTech (Freeza ?) rotor with finned pads - typically a good combo to dissipate heat

agree with above post - contamination (grease, oil, etc) could have contributed to this

were the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By Ghazmh

I’m thinking some grease or oil may have...

I’m thinking some grease or oil may have contaminated the pads and rotor. When it happened to me my rotor overheated and looked just like that. I’d clean the rotor, whole caliper and pads with...
03-28-23, 04:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,112
Posted By genejockey

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA... *gasp* ...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA...
*gasp*
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA...
*cough,cough*

Oh, please. Imagine the size of a conspiracy like that, how many people would all have to be in on it,...
03-25-23, 09:08 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,112
Posted By shelbyfv

Please just go back under the bridge.

Please just go back under the bridge.
03-24-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Desert Ryder

Schwinn classic exercise bike

I'm tempted to buy this just for the look..LOL.
Is it cool or what??
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/892753878447702/
...
03-24-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 22,220
Posted By Polaris OBark

We eventually sawed our way out. ...

We eventually sawed our way out.


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03-22-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,425
Posted By dvdslw

I had the 303S wheels on my Warbird with some...

I had the 303S wheels on my Warbird with some 40's, 42's, and even some 47's. The wheels look good, are fairly light, internal width is ok, but I didn't like the rear hub. Once you get used to riding...
03-15-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

You are welcome to join P and R where politics...

You are welcome to join P and R where politics and Religion have a place :D
02-12-23, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Repack Rider

Fat Tire Flyer is online

From 1980 until 1987 I published the first mountain bike magazine, the Fat Tire Flyer. It was supposed to be a club newsletter, but the club only met one time and the only thing that happened at the...
02-11-23, 02:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,891
Posted By Wiggle

Another garage spinner here. I'm lucky though...

Another garage spinner here. I'm lucky though cause I have a heat pump out there. I'll usually preheat to about 16 celsius and then kill the heat so it cools the garage as I get hotter. Still use the...
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