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06-10-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,317
Posted By grayEZrider

it all evens out...

Recall that time or two you obtained something at a 20% bargain and factor that into the equation.
There you go.
The New Normal (N+1) math !:lol:
06-10-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By Miles2go

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No riding for me the last few days. I took this photo from my front lawn, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,400
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, I continue to struggle with this problem. I...

FWIW, I continue to struggle with this problem. I fought it for a long time thinking there was a solution along the lines of a Halo, bandana, or something like that.

Finally I came to realize...
06-10-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By bark_eater

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06-10-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,297
Posted By Kapusta

What Orwell would never have guessed is that we...

What Orwell would never have guessed is that we would willingly install the cameras at our own expense. In many cases even pay subscriptions to keep them running.
06-09-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,239
Posted By nlerner

Ah, good to know that I won’t get it mixed up...

Ah, good to know that I won’t get it mixed up with the mason jars of urine I keep stored in the basement.
06-09-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,436
Posted By davei1980

Yeah I don't shop around because a.) my LBS has...

Yeah I don't shop around because a.) my LBS has established a fair pricing history so I trust them b.) it's a RELATIONSHIP business more than a TRANSACTIONAL one and c.) all the other good reasons to...
06-08-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By grizzly59

Today is seatpost anti-corrosion day

Title says it. Take out Mr. Seatpost and do what needs doing. My bikes are Al or Steel, I'll be using auto wheel bearing grease to keep bad things from happening. I know nothing about carbonite.
...
06-08-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,065
Posted By njkayaker

No. In this case, the OP was clearly...

No. In this case, the OP was clearly misrepresenting things and withholding information. There's not much that he said that was any sort of trustworthy.
06-08-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By NYCJohn170

I'm 71 and the nyc subway is dangerous for me so...

I'm 71 and the nyc subway is dangerous for me so I've been commuting to work by bike since mid-March. Takes a little longer but there are things to see.
...
06-08-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,047
Posted By Kapusta

If the previous chain was worn, then you probably...

If the previous chain was worn, then you probably need to replace the cassette as well.

New chain on a worn cassette does exactly what you describe. This is a textbook example.

I know it looks...
06-07-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,850
Posted By billytwosheds

Drum roll... ...

Drum roll...

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Got it in the mail yesterday. Thanks Drillium Dude .

This...
06-07-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By iab

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https://live.staticflickr.com/8311/29390833810_26d17beb4c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LMaGVY)Cino 41 (https://flic.kr/p/LMaGVY) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
06-07-20, 11:45 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,573
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a 500 mile privacy zone set up around my...

I have a 500 mile privacy zone set up around my place.
06-06-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By jppe

102 miles with 5000í of climbing from our house...

102 miles with 5000í of climbing from our house to the in-laws. Itís their 67th wedding anniversary. My FIL bought himself a new super comfortable recliner that will lift him to a standing position....
06-04-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and...

I decided to take a few days off work, and decided to break out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning...
06-04-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By Miles2go

Recovery Ride...Glide

Today's ride was one of necessity thanks to COVID-19. It was time to take the car in for scheduled maintenance and their lobby was closed: I couldn't wait on site. Walking from there wasn't an...
06-04-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By jppe

39 miles and about 40% gravel. At 91 degrees...

39 miles and about 40% gravel. At 91 degrees shade and cold water were most welcome! Dust just seems more dusty the hotter it gets!?!?!...
06-03-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,065
Posted By AMGwagon

Nicely done. My best was 63mph when I still lived...

Nicely done. My best was 63mph when I still lived in CO on the Peak to Peak Hwy just outside of Ward. In the case I mentioned originally, there is a claim of 48 in a 25. But for the life of me I...
06-03-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By ultrarider7

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93 degrees!...
06-02-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,970
Posted By jleeg

At 68, and having fallen in love with the road...

At 68, and having fallen in love with the road again, I have learned the importance of rationalization. My standard ride from home starts on a mile long climb. And it stays hilly. Ok, my speed is not...
06-02-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By camjr

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride...

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride Saturday (grass clippings on a curve, and I wasn't paying attention). Luckily I ended up in the grass and weeds before I hit the ground. No road rash, no...
06-02-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By AlgarveCycling

I went to a hill today called Malhao that is a...

I went to a hill today called Malhao that is a 10% 2.5km burn often included in the annual Volta ao Algarve pro tour. Not long but a challenging one.
Total ride was 100km and 1400m ( 62miles,...
06-02-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,970
Posted By canklecat

I'm trying to convince myself I still have room...

I'm trying to convince myself I still have room to improve, to get stronger and faster. At 62 I figure I have about three years left to do that. After 65 I figure it'll be a (hopefully) long, gradual...
06-01-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By Standalone

Advocating for liveable cities

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Empowerment in the community.

We took all the...
06-01-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,265
Posted By Digger Goreman

I can hear Steven Tyler singing: "Eat the rich!...

I can hear Steven Tyler singing: "Eat the rich! There's only one thing they're really good for!!!"

Elf that one percenter :bike:
05-31-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By jppe

My daughter lives in Boone, NC and we had an...

My daughter lives in Boone, NC and we had an overnight visit for her birthday. Itís just a terrific area to ride. Traffic was lower than normal with students not attending App State and tourists...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-30-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Chris Kvale's Loss

Some of you might have heard of this. Chris K, one of the masters but under appreciated in our world, lost his shop to the riots in Minneapolis yesterday. There's a go fund me site for his...
05-29-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By fishroombum

I appreciate the help everyone. I called the bike...

I appreciate the help everyone. I called the bike mechanic back and we got the story straight. I apologize for any confusion. I told him about the FD-3034 stamp on the back of the part and the...
05-29-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By Batstar

Rode 70K along the Trans Canada Trail yesterday...

Rode 70K along the Trans Canada Trail yesterday in superb conditions.

...
05-28-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,877
Posted By dddd

Glad to see that your post came out without the...

Glad to see that your post came out without the head of the post twisting loose! I've got a Bob Jackson bike in my basement right now with an early genuine LaPrade post with it's pinned-joint head...
05-28-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,223
Posted By pbass

Been putting off getting my teenage son a new MTB...

Been putting off getting my teenage son a new MTB for a few years because he just wasn't riding. He'd outgrown his old one quite some time ago. Suddenly, since the pandemic and stay-at-home...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,646
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I did wave! I think it's against the Velumanati...

I did wave! I think it's against the Velumanati rules to wave at a motor vehicle, but once it registered that some random stranger is yelling encouragement I felt like I had to or there'd be a...
05-27-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,917
Posted By Hikebikerun

Thereís a joke about quantum mechanics somewhere...

Thereís a joke about quantum mechanics somewhere in here but I canít put my finger on it...
05-27-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By ultrarider7

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05-27-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By jppe

I had to read up on Wernher. I thought you mind...

I had to read up on Wernher. I thought you mind find this interesting!

"On May 2, Wernherís youngest brother, Magnus von Braun, rode his bicycle with a white handkerchief down the hill to look for...
Forum: Introductions
05-26-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Another Covid cyclist

Hi all: I am another new cyclist who started cycling during this Covid19 shutdown. I got myself a Lemond Tourmalet which had been converted to a single speed, and I'm riding that while gathering...
05-26-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,373
Posted By OldTryGuy

Completing a CRASH INTERUPTED RIDE

Shaking off the trauma of a crash and getting "back in (on) the saddle" has always been a priority of mine to the extent of completing the "CRASH RIDE" after healing. In April 2011 I had my first...
05-26-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,753
Posted By nomadmax

Buy or make a ghillie blanket. ...

Buy or make a ghillie blanket.


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05-25-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By Dave9040

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I only had the mental strength to ride 11 miles this...
05-25-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By 2cam16

My first real ride since mid-March. I'm not a...

My first real ride since mid-March. I'm not a road rider (MUPs for me) but after almost 3 months on a trainer in the garage, I had to go out. Hit the roads and hills of our city. Picked a good time:...
05-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,242
Posted By jackbombay

114 miles on a ~1970 Schwinn Continental. Rule number 5....

Oh, this bike is a super slow heavy bastard, and to make it worse I added a plywood box attached to the bike with rips of 2x4 all held together and to the bike with steel tie wire. I'd bet its right...
05-24-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By billytwosheds

Night and day

So I've had this 1969 Paramount for about two years, and it's nice but repainted and not all original parts. The ride never inspired me. I rode it in last year's Haleiwa Metric Century, which was OK...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By Bianchigirll

But that would release the factory air

But that would release the factory air
05-24-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By OldTryGuy

recap -- On segment 1 of typical Midnight Madness...

recap -- On segment 1 of typical Midnight Madness 2 segment 100 miler. It's 1:25AM into wind I'm on aerobars riding 20.1mph @ mile 33 and wild pig appears, hits my right side, I go off paved path,...
05-23-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,170
Posted By downtube42

Chain tool and quick link will get you going in a...

Chain tool and quick link will get you going in a number of low probability situations.

If your chain is proper length, then removing one damaged link will make the big/big combination unusable,...
05-23-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26,804
Views: 2,957,335
Posted By cwdonner

Beautiful day

80 degrees, sunny, 6 miles or so with my boys and wife on gravel and asphalt - smell of jasmine everywhere and a stop at the creek but had to hurry up because the boys were ahead of me. (Not usually...
05-23-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,232
Posted By dedhed

I often buy wear items at REI like tires, tubes,...

I often buy wear items at REI like tires, tubes, chains, cassettes, brakes, cables, BB etc. They're competitively priced, free ship to store if not in stock, plus the dividend.
I bought a crap load...
05-23-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,232
Posted By tdonline

REI can't compete on prices but their service and...

REI can't compete on prices but their service and return policy are first rate. I spent hours at my local store testing hiking boots. I could have bought the boots online for a little bit cheaper but...
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