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07-21-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By gaucho777

Ce n'est pas garbage!: 1975 PR10-L

Around the holidays, as I was driving to the post office, I spied a bike-shaped object down the road beside a trash pile out by the curb. As I approached, the checkered Peugeot graphics came into...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 824
Posted By curbtender

Once you've touched homelessness, who is going to...

Once you've touched homelessness, who is going to hire someone who hasn't bathed and wearing clothes with a couple of weeks worth of funk? I know some people were getting by with late night fitness...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 824
Posted By jack pot

a large percentage of the homeless are beyond...

a large percentage of the homeless are beyond societal reclamation ... they are urban wanderers who exist by chance and suspicion ... given a home, they will stay til the urge to move strikes and...
07-20-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,584
Posted By Trakhak

Great analysis by Chris Horner of the stage 21...

Great analysis by Chris Horner of the stage 21 sprint (if you're new to watching bike racing, this high-level analysis will seem like quantum mechanics, but stick with it):What WOUT Did RIGHT & CAV...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 606
Posted By StupidlyBrave

This is relevant to your concern....

This is relevant to your concern. https://apnews.com/article/technology-joe-biden-science-government-and-politics-health-451e3778c208d575e27f2e74ab2ae853
07-20-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By ThermionicScott

Perhaps they were trying to avoid the scenario...

Perhaps they were trying to avoid the scenario where the brake cable snaps and allows the straddle cable to fall and catch on the tire?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By Bob Ross

fyi Sabino Cycles (https://www.sabinocycles.com/)...

fyi Sabino Cycles (https://www.sabinocycles.com/) in Tucson AZ has a crap-ton of those Lezyne patch kits in stock.
07-19-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By 70sSanO

I don’t know if they are a best kept secret, but...

I don’t know if they are a best kept secret, but L-422’s are just marvelous. I used Simplex Retrofriction for years, but those spring loaded L-422 were just about as nice. I removed the ratchet...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 606
Posted By SkinGriz

This^ I read the first 1/2 of what’s her face...

This^
I read the first 1/2 of what’s her face “Option B” book.
What a load of drivel.
Then she acted like she cared about the platform being used for political purposes.
Obviously she only cared...
07-18-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,584
Posted By TiHabanero

I was watching the sprint unfold and saw a few...

I was watching the sprint unfold and saw a few problems with Cav's positioning, his lead out man, and his response time. I also observed two hesitations as if he was avoiding the rear wheel of Wout.
07-18-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By late

Absolutely. You're talking about the...

Absolutely.

You're talking about the Renaissance. That was when the development of sophisticated financial schemes to do things like manage risk appeared.

Here's another:

Cities and the...
07-18-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,258
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

I'll worry about Breaks as soon as everyone...

I'll worry about Breaks as soon as everyone starts using "Decimate" properly
(especially the news)
07-17-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,305
Posted By SkinGriz

There is that. I took my 7 yo on a mini...

There is that.
I took my 7 yo on a mini destination ride. I didn’t take into account how many people would be there. Half the people on their phones not paying attention.

She stayed close to my...
07-17-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,258
Posted By JWK

Well then, I think you should Recommend Me a...

Well then, I think you should

Recommend Me a Good Way of Writing.
07-17-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,258
Posted By fredlord

Viola.

Viola.
07-17-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By spelger

I love the sound of a freshly waxed chain in the morning

Nice to hear nothing when i ride.

Markleeville fire canceled the Death Ride today. saw lots of riders. smoke in my little valley here in Reno. Here is a shot at the top side of Geiger, normally...
07-17-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By krakhaus

A painting in honor of Merckx and Sercu

I've been doing pop art portraits for about 20 years, and I've been wanting to do this one for a long time. I was hoping to complete it before his stage record was officially broken. Cheers to the...
07-16-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 881
Posted By the sci guy

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed ...

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x800/51316195591_68eb5b7616_c_d_429c2f0cd48e6f537923b5d933bc94294f38eecc.jpg
07-16-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Frogbutter

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51315619893_e5...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51315619893_e5ae3e1324_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mbzXZ8)214109905_4092421167461638_4234134607106466500_n (https://flic.kr/p/2mbzXZ8) by frogbutter_1...
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Folks are peeing in bottles at work so...

Folks are peeing in bottles at work so billionaires can afford their own space race.
07-14-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By oneclick

That's the chain size on my Gitane (pic of build...

That's the chain size on my Gitane (pic of build in progress, sorry, is non-drive side):


...
07-14-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Velo Mule

Perhaps the previous owner was a really strong...

Perhaps the previous owner was a really strong sprinter and had a problem with broken chains.

Maybe it made them feel more macho?

A long while back someone here asked how to make bikes...
07-14-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,089
Posted By seypat

Slight update on the Prestige. A couple of days...

Slight update on the Prestige. A couple of days ago, I got a package from a man we'll call "nobody." I opened it up and these were in it! By coincidence, I have a wheelset with Mavic MA40s.(the...
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By genec

Gold plated bungee jump...

Some billionaire just took a ride to the edge of space... didn't go into orbit... just bounced off the top of "sky", slid under "space" and came back quickly enough to not miss dinner... And I...
07-13-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 889
Posted By jim_pridx

You know, guys, I'm not arguing with any of...

You know, guys, I'm not arguing with any of you........LOL. I actually agree with all of the comments that have been made here. All I can really tell you was that I was a pretty hard-core TDF fan in...
07-13-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 889
Posted By Doge

It is more strategic now - and faster. I would...

It is more strategic now - and faster. I would not expect the same Merckx to do as well today. Everyone is faster and his "help" would realize more than a few sanctions in current racing.
Merckx...
07-13-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By MinnMan

Well, the saga continues. Consult with ortho and...

Well, the saga continues. Consult with ortho and an MRI says that the hip adductor tendon is healthy (good, I guess). Ortho says source is probably a nerve problem.

Consult with neurologist and...
07-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By trainchaser

Wow, I need heart surgery, wasn't expecting that!

Oh the joys of getting old and then, older. I've been experiencing a bit of chest pain when riding faster or uphill, didn't think much of it at the time. On July 3rd I was on my way to get my 2nd...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By KiwiDallas

As before: Thanks for the detailed replies to my...

As before: Thanks for the detailed replies to my Original Post.

This is a complicated sport, and I'm a little wiser about it.

=K
07-12-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By jamesdak

My mini- TDF, 10 days straight, 10 bikes, over 500 miles

Well I took leave last week just to get away from work. Usually I would have been in the woods somewhere doing wildlife photography but the creaky knees are limiting my hiking ability and everyplace...
07-12-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,089
Posted By texaspandj

That may be my new mantra. Actually I haven't...

That may be my new mantra.
Actually I haven't ridden on the road since May. I've been riding our river walk on my gravel bike, it's the Centurion Comp TA that RT gifted me. It's just so much fun to...
07-12-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By 79pmooney

An easy fix - go to Tandy Leather (I'm sure they...

An easy fix - go to Tandy Leather (I'm sure they are on-line) and get grommets and a grommet kit. (Get the brass 2-piece grommets. I run the smallest and go one size larger at the topmost. When...
07-12-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,089
Posted By seypat

The dude who sold me the Prestige has acquired a...

The dude who sold me the Prestige has acquired a grey/blue "Smoke on the water?" IM. Says it's a 64cm. Told him I'd put the word out on the street.

The man, the myth, the legend himself "Mr....
07-12-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,089
Posted By TXsailor

Hey I'm still alive! Anyone remember me? I...

Hey I'm still alive! Anyone remember me? I retired and started a long time dream of rebuilding my old hot rod. I have managed to ride a little but have slowly gone down hill. I'll be back and...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By Darth Lefty

We saw this ridiculous creature on the stucco...

We saw this ridiculous creature on the stucco wall surrounding a dumpster at the diner in Milpitas today. My sister the bird behavior biologist says it's a majestic Black-Crowned Night Heron....
07-11-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,089
Posted By texaspandj

Well Dang it, if you do the hunerd I will too.

Well Dang it, if you do the hunerd I will too.
07-11-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,969
Posted By ZHVelo

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling....

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling. Unless they found ways to do it again that can't be detected yet (microdosing?) or he has a new thing, the gear Pogacar is on is not the same level as...
Forum: Foo
07-11-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The chicks have hatched

Bought a Texas bird book and these are Cliff swallows I think there is about 4 baby birds in the nest. Both parents are involved in feeding the chicks. Look closely one is sticking it’s head out. It...
07-11-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,934
Posted By bikehoco

When I was younger, I was obsessed with my speed,...

When I was younger, I was obsessed with my speed, always trying to beat my personal best. Now I’m content logging miles / minutes on the bike to maintain fitness.
07-11-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 618
Posted By ShannonM

Andy Hampsten is a mensch. And I can't be...

Andy Hampsten is a mensch.

And I can't be the only one who reads "Unfortunately, I didn't have the form to make [Banesto's] Tour squad that year" as "I refused to take EPO, so they wouldn't let me...
07-11-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,934
Posted By tomato coupe

The food dish is the small round one.

The food dish is the small round one.
07-11-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By P!N20

My bikes never shut up. "I don't want to go...

My bikes never shut up.

"I don't want to go up that hill."

"Can't we just stop at a cafe instead?"

"It's too cold."

"It's too hot."
07-11-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By Lazyass

I have a '17 Diamondback Podium. It has a high...

I have a '17 Diamondback Podium. It has a high end frameset, wind tunnel designed aero high mod carbon. Same frame their World Tour team they sponsored rode. I wanted something all modern and up to...
07-10-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,089
Posted By texaspandj

The last year Ironman was 1989 and here's mine. ...

The last year Ironman was 1989 and here's mine.
I think I may end up doing the HnH on this One.
Any Texans joining?...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Psimet2001

With crits in the big series we (teams) will...

With crits in the big series we (teams) will often communicate with the riders the old fashioned way - yelling splits and info in 2 seconds of yelling from the side of the course. I typically go to...
07-10-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,969
Posted By njlonghorn

lol, so true — the dosing sensitivity is crazy....

lol, so true — the dosing sensitivity is crazy. My doctor had me at 100 and my numbers were low, so she upped rmy dose to 112.5 in March. My numbers were too high at the April follow up, so now I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By Ed Wiser

I good way to learn about racing is to watch...

I good way to learn about racing is to watch Chris Horner explain each stage of the race each day.
https://youtu.be/t1abxRFrTy0

He really explains how a race is won and the roles of the riders.
07-10-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,934
Posted By indyfabz

Use the toilet. Or get a second litter box....

Use the toilet. Or get a second litter box. Bathroom competition problem solved. :D
07-10-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By BHG6

They could very well be off duty M/C Cops....

They could very well be off duty M/C Cops. Motorcycle Officers go through some very intensive rider education and training and they are especially good at slow speed maneuvering with heavy bikes...
07-09-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,417
Posted By retrofit

Cav:...

Cav: (https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/mark-cavendish-i-dont-think-i-can-ever-be-compared-with-the-great-eddy-merckx/)

“I don’t think I can ever be compared with the great Eddy Merckx, the...
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