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11-22-22, 02:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,076
Posted By bikehoco

I prefer cyclists who donít crash.

I prefer cyclists who donít crash.
10-26-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,342
Posted By bikehoco

Well stated.

Well stated.
10-26-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,342
Posted By bikehoco

Ignore the troll.

Ignore the troll.
10-22-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,715
Posted By bikehoco

Is this similar to what you're looking for? ...

Is this similar to what you're looking for?

https://bikeindex.org/
10-17-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,222
Posted By bikehoco

With different size people and different style...

With different size people and different style preferences, youíd think there would be multiple options available (like there are for non-cycling shorts).
10-15-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,719
Posted By bikehoco

650+ comments, it appears others think itís worth...

650+ comments, it appears others think itís worth discussing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,916
Posted By bikehoco

Iíve found people with earbuds hear my bell...

Iíve found people with earbuds hear my bell better than verbal commands such as ďon your leftĒ.
10-11-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,127
Posted By bikehoco

This discussion belongs in the Electric Bikes...

This discussion belongs in the Electric Bikes forum.
10-04-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By bikehoco

I use a bell then say ďpassing on your leftĒ. ...

I use a bell then say ďpassing on your leftĒ.

Iíve found walkers/runners with headphones hear my bell but not verbal commands.
09-27-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,406
Posted By bikehoco

If youíre going to leave your bike unattended...

If youíre going to leave your bike unattended (even if locked), then buy a Walmart bike so youíre not upset when itís stolen.
09-22-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By bikehoco

Funny. Most people make an appointment with...

Funny.

Most people make an appointment with a doctor AND talk to others to see if theyíve had similar experiences.
09-21-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By bikehoco

I ride for the exercise so an e-bike makes little...

I ride for the exercise so an e-bike makes little sense for me. But the OP makes an excellent case for e-bikes. And for others itís great for commuting, fun, sightseeing, etc.

Whatever makes...
09-14-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,852
Posted By bikehoco

This site has become so inhospitable. When...

This site has become so inhospitable. When certain people see a thread that doesnít interest them, they write trolling comments rather than just ignoring it.
09-07-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By bikehoco

When I get older, Iíll buy an e-recumbent and...

When I get older, Iíll buy an e-recumbent and will get the same amount of exercise as those on e-bikes.

...
08-31-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By bikehoco

He makes it look easy but Iím sure itís not.

He makes it look easy but Iím sure itís not.
08-31-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,719
Posted By bikehoco

To each his own Ö.. but I purchased a top tube...

To each his own Ö.. but I purchased a top tube bag to carry such items to avoid having to buy cycling jerseys.

Sometimes I ride wearing a tank top, short sleeve, long sleeve, light jacket, or...
08-23-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,623
Posted By bikehoco

Instead of confronting them and risking personal...

Instead of confronting them and risking personal harm, just take a picture of the thieves and the bikes.
08-22-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,247
Posted By bikehoco

100% agree. Ride with GPS is another free option.

100% agree. Ride with GPS is another free option.
08-20-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By bikehoco

I saw steel inserts on-line (their purpose was to...

I saw steel inserts on-line (their purpose was to stop nails from coming through your shoes). The problem with them for cycling is theyíd get wet with sweat then rust.
08-20-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By bikehoco

I got bigger pedals and Superfeet inserts. ...

I got bigger pedals and Superfeet inserts. Problem solved!
08-18-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,004
Posted By bikehoco

Dangerous, irresponsible advice.

Dangerous, irresponsible advice.
08-17-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,268
Posted By bikehoco

Why do people start new threads but donít bother...

Why do people start new threads but donít bother to type in a proper title?
08-10-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By bikehoco

Shoe Inserts

For people who ride with sneakers, has anyone used steel or carbon fiber insoles?

My sneakers are fine for shorter rides but the balls of my feet hurt on 20-40 mile rides.

It would appear these...
08-06-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,579
Posted By bikehoco

The law in most jurisdictions requires leashes so...

The law in most jurisdictions requires leashes so it really doesnít matter what you think.
07-27-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,042
Posted By bikehoco

Criminals and their enablers hate cops Ö.. until...

Criminals and their enablers hate cops Ö.. until they need one.
07-16-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 47,510
Posted By bikehoco

Thanks for your contribution. Itís people like...

Thanks for your contribution. Itís people like you who give this site an unwelcoming reputation.
07-11-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,130
Posted By bikehoco

I love it when I pass road bikers on my hybrid Ö....

I love it when I pass road bikers on my hybrid Ö. though itís highly unlikely they knew we were racing.
04-04-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,444
Posted By bikehoco

I had a certain big dog chase me on EVERY ride...

I had a certain big dog chase me on EVERY ride for years. The first few times he scared me. Then I realized he couldnít catch me if I was going fast enough I even started whistling for him so heíd...
11-14-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,448
Posted By bikehoco

Unreal, I was getting ready to start a similar...

Unreal, I was getting ready to start a similar thread.

I often see newbies get abused by know-it-all senior members Ö. doesnít make for a welcoming site.

If you donít like their comments,...
11-09-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,809
Posted By bikehoco

Ok, Iíll do that when I need medical advice.

Ok, Iíll do that when I need medical advice.
11-09-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,809
Posted By bikehoco

My doctor made the same suggestion. But I donít...

My doctor made the same suggestion. But I donít feel limber enough to even start yoga.
11-09-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,809
Posted By bikehoco

Agreed. I generally do a warm-up ride on an old...

Agreed. I generally do a warm-up ride on an old stationary bike before my pre-ride stretch.
09-06-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,272
Posted By bikehoco

This thread has prompted me to do some stretching...

This thread has prompted me to do some stretching in front of a mirror before my next ride.
08-07-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,465
Posted By bikehoco

Just to be clear ÖÖ no one listens to music while...

Just to be clear ÖÖ no one listens to music while they ride, right?
07-11-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,887
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 Iím content logging miles / minutes on the bike to maintain fitness.
04-28-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,062
Posted By bikehoco

I doubt many people do it these days but you...

I doubt many people do it these days but you certainly canít sleep with your windows open.
04-28-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,062
Posted By bikehoco

Cicadas

For those who rode 17 years ago on the US east coast, how much of an annoyance will the cicadas be? There will be millions per square mile of these large insects. Although they donít bite or sting, I...
01-23-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,797
Posted By bikehoco

I can tell you first hand, this is a great time...

I can tell you first hand, this is a great time to sell an old bike sitting around gathering dust.
01-22-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,930
Posted By bikehoco

Good. They inject too much politics into sports.

Good. They inject too much politics into sports.
01-22-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,336
Posted By bikehoco

Riding is a good time to think things over ........

Riding is a good time to think things over ..... and not focus on the pain.
01-18-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,511
Posted By bikehoco

Tyvek shoe liner...

Tyvek shoe liner (https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/fitness-and-training/budget-bike-tech-toasty-toes-with-recycled-race-numbers/)
I use used envelopes, a little experimenting makes perfect. Keep in...
12-28-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,058
Posted By bikehoco

I rode this weekend with a Covid face shield for...

I rode this weekend with a Covid face shield for the first time. It was 30 degrees and breezy but the shield made for a VERY comfortable ride.

I did learn you need to be careful when looking...
11-26-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,250
Posted By bikehoco

I donít ride very fast .... if I ever get pulled...

I donít ride very fast .... if I ever get pulled over itíll be for loitering. 🙂
11-26-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,359
Posted By bikehoco

A tight grip makes sense if youíre on an unstable...

A tight grip makes sense if youíre on an unstable surface or seeking to build your forearm strength.

I ride on on the road for enjoyment so almost never use a tight grip.
11-26-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,160
Posted By bikehoco

After having a small pebble from a car tire hit...

After having a small pebble from a car tire hit and crack my expensive sunglasses (fortunately I had no eye injury) I exclusively wear polarized safety glasses.
05-26-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,122
Posted By bikehoco

A professional thief can steal your bike...

A professional thief can steal your bike regardless of the lock. The average thief doesn't walk around with bolt cutters so a cable lock works most of the time (e.g. 5 minutes for a quick run into a...
08-05-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,504
Posted By bikehoco

Easy solution to going faster ….. stop riding on...

Easy solution to going faster ….. stop riding on gravel. I have an FX2, have mediocre fitness, average 14.5-15, but only ride on payment.
07-10-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,308
Posted By bikehoco

For the first time in 20 years, I rode today...

For the first time in 20 years, I rode today without bike shorts. I wore gym shorts, rode along nicely paved roads, and only went 12 miles. I expected to feel uncomfortable but didn't. I did feel...
06-22-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,677
Posted By bikehoco

Rude cyclists give all of us a bad name.

Rude cyclists give all of us a bad name.
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