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Forum: Commuting
02-08-24, 06:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,697
Posted By Trakhak

Must be close to the record for a zombie thread...

Must be close to the record for a zombie thread reboot (2005 to 2024). The recent rise in the rate of new posters reviving ancient threads probably reflects AI improvements in search algorithms.
02-06-24, 02:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,283
Posted By arex

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Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By Caliwild

Having ridden this bike a few times, I agree that...

Having ridden this bike a few times, I agree that it's really much better than a beater. Despite its weight, it rides very smoothly and out-of-saddle acceleration is fantastic. The new tires are...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Jeff Neese

If you had one as a kid (like me), it's certainly...

If you had one as a kid (like me), it's certainly worth $90 for the novelty/nostalgia factor. That's assuming you don't have to put much into it. The one you linked to appears to be in great...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Sedgemop

If you want it, then it's worth $90.

If you want it, then it's worth $90.
01-01-24, 08:58 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,903
Posted By Wildwood

My earliest test ride on Ti in the 90's,...

My earliest test ride on Ti in the 90's, Litespeed's tourer, left me unimpressed = bit whippy for me. I test rode a Merlin years later and was blown away by the ride. It had some new Reynolds carbon...
12-21-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,137
Posted By Koyote

My thought: you should probably ride the bike...

My thought: you should probably ride the bike before deciding that some component is not good enough for you.
12-13-23, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,887
Posted By Wildwood

They are both fake, to make me look young....

They are both fake, to make me look young. :thumb:. It's the fashion these days.

edit: any smile or smirk is not fake, just a reflection of my cycling hobby. :)





clear your handlebars...
12-13-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,887
Posted By Wildwood

Red carpet attire ...

Red carpet attire
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Your basic black & white, nice & tight, ready for...
12-12-23, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,887
Posted By VegasJen

As I eluded to in my jersey thread, I really...

As I eluded to in my jersey thread, I really don't buy/wear cycling specific gear. Except for gloves. I always wear gloves.

Fairly recent picture from Santa Barbara triathlon earlier this year....
12-12-23, 01:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,806
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Wow, you have a hell of a commute! (I thought...

Wow, you have a hell of a commute!
(I thought NYC was bad)
12-12-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,806
Posted By t2p

as a group - pro motocross riders are among the...

as a group - pro motocross riders are among the most fit of all (tested) professional athletes

I actually initially got into bicycling to get in better shape for off road motorcycling
Replies: 33
Views: 1,765
Posted By SurferRosa

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12-02-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,702
Posted By redshift1

I was considering spending this Sunday morning...

I was considering spending this Sunday morning drinking coffee and surfing the Net. After reading the above inspirational story, I've decided to finish my first coffee and then go riding ! Thanks !
11-25-23, 01:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,092
Posted By Andy_K

This is almost 2024. Time to go electric. ...

This is almost 2024. Time to go electric.

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Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Bianchigirll

Good Morning. Sorry I'm late to the party what...

Good Morning. Sorry I'm late to the party what woulkd you like to know? Your Strada LX is an '87 model and was a goo dbasic bike. The World Champion sticker doesn't have any really bearing on the...
11-14-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By veganbikes

Wow so you cannot even defend anything you say?...

Wow so you cannot even defend anything you say? All you have is silly misspelled personal insults claiming I am a stalker because I answered a post on a forum I have been an active member of for...
10-29-23, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By mstateglfr

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10-08-23, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By dfritch

Going from 384 pounds down to 200, sitting...

Going from 384 pounds down to 200, sitting comfortably at 221 right now, I had several plateaus on my journey, which took over three years. When I hit one, my nutritionist would give me a cheat day,...
09-11-23, 10:35 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 6,980
Posted By KPREN

It doesn't make it wrong either. That all...

It doesn't make it wrong either.
That all depends on the definition of a "better workout". A better workout entirely depends on individual needs and not on any generalization's. A better workout...
08-15-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By indyfabz

An e-bike replaces some of your effort. Let’s say...

An e-bike replaces some of your effort. Let’s say 15 miles in 1hr. Who would burn more calories over the same course? The person with the “motor” assist or the person without?

And having once lost...
07-10-23, 07:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,283
Posted By monogodo

I completely understand the limitations &...

I completely understand the limitations & drawbacks to using it.

I view it as a tool to help me lose the bulk of the excess weight I have, and help to renew the use of good eating habits (portion...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,161
Posted By 79pmooney

And fun! big chainring posted my Raleigh...

And fun! big chainring posted my Raleigh Competition. He snuck into my garage, nabbed it, stripped off every part but perhaps the rear brake caliper (is that a Weinmann?), put some decals back on,...
05-17-23, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By Reynolds 531

The whole exercise is worthwhile, simply because...

The whole exercise is worthwhile, simply because of the Celeste cable housing
03-28-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,738
Posted By Repack Rider

When I sold mountain bikes in the '80s, I took my...

When I sold mountain bikes in the '80s, I took my Ritchey on a number of century rides. I had no trouble keeping up.

I modified my bike with a light set of wheels and close-ratio gears, used the...
12-29-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,194
Posted By Vinnems

Mixte is just a frame style. No reason you can't...

Mixte is just a frame style. No reason you can't slap a nice group set on one and go hard.
12-20-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: do it now, I mean make your plans now....

:thumb:
do it now, I mean make your plans now. the end of June/beg. of July is the best weather in New England & usually before the sharks show up :D
the traffic isn't nuts until after July 4th,...
12-06-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,059
Posted By rumrunn6

last night I decided that yes, I need a mountain...

last night I decided that yes, I need a mountain bike
12-04-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By rumrunn6

the options are mind boggling. regarding the...

the options are mind boggling.

regarding the vineyard here's my breakdown
Edgartown - shopping
South Beach - ocean waves
Oak Bluffs - bars restaurants ice cream
Vineyard Haven - quiet port...
12-04-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By Route 66

:thumb: I like an E-bike that doesn't look like...

:thumb: I like an E-bike that doesn't look like an E-bike.
12-02-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By rumrunn6

let us know! looks gorgeous! go get it dirty :D ...

let us know! looks gorgeous! go get it dirty :D

Wifey & I rented electric hybrids for tooling around Martha's Vineyard. OMG we loved them, as auto replacements. we love "the button". got me...
11-30-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By veganbikes

That is a sweet ride, enjoy it. Enjoy all bikes...

That is a sweet ride, enjoy it. Enjoy all bikes (and sandwiches). I think in terms of E-MTB Specialized does some of the best stuff, really good suspension kinematics and I do like the feel of the...
10-01-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By BTinNYC

Ignore the heretical incantations for...

Ignore the heretical incantations for modification, a new bike is clearly called for.
10-01-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By daywood

Looks like a fun project. I would think the...

Looks like a fun project. I would think the squeaking crankset would be from the bottom bracket and would try lubing it it’s a loose bearing type or replacing it if it’s a cartridge.
09-30-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By bikemig

Very nice. I'm a big fan of old MTBs and they...

Very nice. I'm a big fan of old MTBs and they make fine all around bikes. It's as if they were made to ride on gravel roads, :). It's hard to go wrong with a quality frame built with Tange prestige...
09-29-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,007
Posted By vespasianus

You're telling me; I knew her mother.

You're telling me; I knew her mother.
09-29-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dylansbob

This makes me feel old.

This makes me feel old.
09-27-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By n2t

Nah, it's not like that. This is kinda our...

Nah, it's not like that. This is kinda our relationship. It's all in good fun and funds are shared. I stole her poodle as my hunting dog the last few trips out, worth about three grand. I needed...
09-23-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,979
Posted By 79pmooney

My advice? Very simple - embrace the body and...

My advice? Very simple - embrace the body and abilities you were given. Find the sports and events that highlight those gifts. I was gifted the body you seem to want, 6' 1/2" and 145 pounds in...
09-23-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,127
Posted By 2ndtimeAround

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A lil cheesy but effective . gotta move the bike to...
09-21-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,630
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2: But how would one carry a gold...

:roflmao2:

But how would one carry a gold club? Maybe I should start a thread asking?
09-20-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,249
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I remembered that I set up a Raleigh...

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...I remembered that I set up a Raleigh Competition once with stem shifters, a long time ago when I hurt my back. Scoff if you want to, but it was either that or quit riding for a while.
...
09-19-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,630
Posted By Chuck M

I understand. We had to say goodbye to my wife's...

I understand. We had to say goodbye to my wife's first Peke Jack a little over a year ago. He didn't know he was my wife's dog and he thought he was mine. I shed more than a few tears when he passed....
09-16-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,733
Posted By Doc_Wui

My wife and I have ridden over 20000 miles on...

My wife and I have ridden over 20000 miles on ebikes the last seven years. If these were regular bikes, it would probably be 350 miles.That reminds me that I have not ridden my regular bike all year,...
09-12-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,948
Posted By seypat

Motorboating can be fun.

Motorboating can be fun.
09-12-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,681
Posted By biker128pedal

Ride it like you stole it. Hit the trails....

Ride it like you stole it. Hit the trails. Replace what breaks. After a couple of years save and upgrade.
09-06-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,948
Posted By phughes

Because they want to. For me, that's good enough....

Because they want to. For me, that's good enough. I don't care what someone else does as long as it doesn't affect me. I hope they enjoy being outside doing whatever they want.
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By WGB

Can I suggest you skip the steel wool and use...

Can I suggest you skip the steel wool and use aluminum foil? Much softer on the remaining chrome
09-05-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,297
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Update: Having consulted with SRAM, they send...

Update:
Having consulted with SRAM, they send me a diagram showing the older parts layout and with a bit of a shock, my BB7's are likely NOT counterfeit.

Also, SRAM actually responded to me...
09-04-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,505
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

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