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Forum: Northeast
07-22-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,001
Posted By rumrunn6

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a...

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a whopping total of 23 miles.
we drove to this beach Crosby Landing Beach, approx address for a GPS is 10 Crosby Lane, Brewster MA. cpl things ...:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Sy Reene

All good advice, but the key is that you don't...

All good advice, but the key is that you don't want to be thinking about any of these things at all while you're doing them.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By TiHabanero

Well, that was a dumb thing to do. Turn down a...

Well, that was a dumb thing to do. Turn down a ride into subspace? Couldn't spare a day out of your busy schedule? Wow, how short-sighted! Put me in touch with the guy and I will gladly give up a day...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By Nachoman

Game face on!

Game face on!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,455
Posted By MinnMan

The response I get from fellow riders does depend...

The response I get from fellow riders does depend on the kit I'm wearing. When I wear one of a couple of club kits that are widely recognizable in the local metro area, I get more people waving and...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,114,337
Posted By rholland1951

Friday morning, I put the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on...

Friday morning, I put the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on the hitch rack on the Prius, and drove up to Beverly to pick up my daughter Betsey and her Surly Cross Check. From there we headed up to Rockport,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By WhyFi

Is someone doing this consistently or just once...

Is someone doing this consistently or just once in a blue moon? I can see someone calling out a hazard, without hand gestures to communicate location, if they've been caught off guard and they need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By GlennR

Ride up front.... where it's safer.

Ride up front.... where it's safer.
07-18-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,648
Posted By Hiro11

"Gravel grinder" is such a Fred-tastic term to...

"Gravel grinder" is such a Fred-tastic term to use. Sort of like calling a cyclist a "biker".

Oh, I'm sorry...was this already discussed?
07-18-21, 05:02 PM
Forum: Northeast
07-18-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,114,337
Posted By jimmuller

I too know where that is. Never ridden it but...

I too know where that is. Never ridden it but walked through there many times.
07-18-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,993
Posted By grizzly907la

Just a quick update. Phase I of project Denali is...

Just a quick update. Phase I of project Denali is complete. I opted to go with flat bars instead of drop bars. I was going to use a hollow tech bottom bracket and cranks, but that didn't work out,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,114
Posted By CliffordK

Loud brakes are good on bike paths. Pull up...

Loud brakes are good on bike paths. Pull up behind someone, slam on the brakes, and wait for them to dive into the bushes.
07-17-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,258
Posted By Eric F

Disk breaks are grate!

Disk breaks are grate!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,114
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, and rim brakes never rub when they...

Yup, and rim brakes never rub when they shouldn't, always have the perfect toe-in and modulation, are never maladjusted to the point that they abrade the tire sidewall until it bursts, perform...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,114
Posted By Sy Reene

The degree to which disc brakes are better than...

The degree to which disc brakes are better than rim brakes, is not important to the manufacturers. To the manufacturers, a large part of their impetus is that they needed to have something on the...
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,855
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Collecting squashed frogs and toads on the road...

Collecting squashed frogs and toads on the road after the sun has baked them to a crisp.
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,855
Posted By Darth Lefty

Bike Forumsing is a pretty cheap hobby and time...

Bike Forumsing is a pretty cheap hobby and time consuming as you like
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,114
Posted By datlas

It's probably for several reasons. Most people...

It's probably for several reasons. Most people don't work on their own bikes so the fact that rim brakes are stupid easy/simple is not a driver. And give the devil his due, disc brakes give better...
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,855
Posted By genec

Reading is a great hobby... and libraries stock...

Reading is a great hobby... and libraries stock plenty of resources to allow cheap access to this "hobby."

BTW "seeking a hobby" is a difficult thing to do... one should generally allow their...
07-16-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,007
Posted By BobbyG

A number-2 and supply of small paper squares can...

A number-2 and supply of small paper squares can be beneficial on a ride if you don't have a smart phone....
07-15-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,007
Posted By MrWasabi

Gotta lighten the load.

Gotta lighten the load.
07-15-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,612
Posted By Pop N Wood

Man, 10 year old thread back from the dead ...

Man, 10 year old thread back from the dead

But what the heck. Truckers are nice bikes, very reasonably priced. They have a bit of a cult followingwell used bikes can be pricey. On the other hand...
07-15-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By WhyFi

How are we supposed to know when you're being so...

How are we supposed to know when you're being so vague? Stop acting like a schoolboy and let's talk about your genitalia discomfort in detail.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By WhyFi

If there's a click when you're pedaling, the only...

If there's a click when you're pedaling, the only certainty is that the culprit isn't going to be one of the first three things that you suspect.
07-13-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By Lazyass

Smaller tubes every time. Less chance of popping...

Smaller tubes every time. Less chance of popping them if you're mounting a tire with a tight bead and less chance of a pinch flat when riding. I just installed 27mm tires with a 18-23 tube. The tire...
07-12-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By cxwrench

The bigger tubes would be harder to install.

The bigger tubes would be harder to install.
07-12-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By chaadster

A little more tube material should help resist...

A little more tube material should help resist punctures, a litle less tube material should weigh less, roll more efficiently, and be better for performance, but who knows if the marginal differences...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 788
Posted By Steve B.

Don't get a new bike yet, ride the route a bunch...

Don't get a new bike yet, ride the route a bunch of times to get a feel for what kind of bike does the job best.

Do one day a week by car, pre-position clothing for the week, especially shoes, you...
07-10-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 349
Posted By veganbikes

White Industries would be my top choice. My T11...

White Industries would be my top choice. My T11 hubs have been solid and nothing really done to them in 4-5 years.
Forum: Northeast
07-10-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,001
Posted By rumrunn6

renting the same house as 2 years ago. have to...

renting the same house as 2 years ago. have to remember that ride
07-09-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,934
Posted By rydabent

You know you are slowing down when...

You know you are slowing down in your old age, when on a hill, an old guy in a walker yells ------------- on your left!!!!!!!!!! :)
07-08-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Bicycle365

Free Clyde Cyclewear

** Thanks to those who helped me rehome these. They have now been shipped***

Hello, former Clyde here...

I recently undertook a massive weight loss campaign and by balancing intake to output...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,455
Posted By Reflector Guy

So yesterday after work, I decided to put Larry's...

So yesterday after work, I decided to put Larry's technique into practice (I left my shirt on though). I "raced" some little kids on mountain bikes, a couple girls riding along while using their...
07-07-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,993
Posted By Phil_gretz

I don't know what the definition of lightweight...

I don't know what the definition of lightweight is. For a road bike, it may be this:

- during the bike boom of the 70s, anything below 21 lbs or so was considered light. These were the best...
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By andrewclaus

Emphatically yes. We retired early, in our 40s,...

Emphatically yes. We retired early, in our 40s, primarily because we cycled to work. We live a thrifty life that only allows budget and space for one bike each. Inexpensive vacations by bike fit that...
07-07-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,993
Posted By Reflector Guy

I was just thinking the same thing. Open up the...

I was just thinking the same thing. Open up the ENVE website and order a fork, handlebars, seatpost, stem, and whatever other carbon pieces they make for that bike. It'll be a lightweight just like...
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,372
Posted By J.Higgins

The breweries have got you (us) by the balls....

The breweries have got you (us) by the balls. Prices for beer is exorbitant. The high prices of beer and booze is one of the reasons I stopped drinking. I was spending a lot of money every month to...
07-06-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,993
Posted By veganbikes

Because a frame is heavy does not make it stout...

Because a frame is heavy does not make it stout or sturdy. A cheaply welded frame out of heavy materials could potentially break more easily than than a lightweight frame that was welded by...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,455
Posted By Ogsarg

If you're walking down the sidewalk do you say hi...

If you're walking down the sidewalk do you say hi to everyone you pass? Probably not. While you may think that you are part of a special group and feel like you should acknowledge others, you should...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,455
Posted By Eric F

I generally wave to most cyclists going the...

I generally wave to most cyclists going the opposite way, and offer a verbal greeting to those going my way as I go past them.

Shirtless guys with homemade aero bars on their hybrid scare me,...
07-05-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,993
Posted By Ironfish653

It all depends on how much of it you use. Yeah,...

It all depends on how much of it you use. Yeah, the components are cheap and heavy, but looking at those welds, we're not talking about KLEIN / Cannondale-style construction. Is there something...
07-05-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By Badger6

I use the same saddle on road and gravel.

I use the same saddle on road and gravel.
07-04-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,993
Posted By jaxgtr

meh... a turd is still a turd, but, if you have...

meh... a turd is still a turd, but, if you have the parts to do it, why not.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,737
Posted By WhyFi

Too few. :(

Too few. :(
07-03-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By Univega

The return of Univega?

Did anyone hear that Kent International is bringing back the Univega brand, once a bike shop mainstay. The company will roll out a new line of Univega bikes all made in the U.S. at Interbike in...
07-02-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By 05 fuji

Not sure if this is a question or statement?...

Not sure if this is a question or statement? Seems to be missing something.
Forum: Northeast
06-29-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,114,337
Posted By rumrunn6

well that is key. we try to hit certain...

well that is key. we try to hit certain corners/sections in a day, meaning restrict our activities to a smaller geographic area, but a different one each day. it's more manageable than trying to...
06-29-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,487
Posted By ksryder

I mean there are other Simpsons memes that apply:...

I mean there are other Simpsons memes that apply:


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Forum: Northeast
06-29-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,114,337
Posted By rumrunn6

true that! Larsen's Fish Market is in Menemsha....

true that! Larsen's Fish Market is in Menemsha. the beach I mentioned is at 37 Brickyard Rd, Chilmark (http://mvlandbank.com/34great.shtml), MA 02535, but shhh don't tell anyone .. ;-)...
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