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09-12-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree, we don't need non-bicycle incidents...

I agree, we don't need non-bicycle incidents posted, they really serve no purpose here.
09-12-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,730
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've got flat pedals on all three of my bikes. ...

I've got flat pedals on all three of my bikes. And I go on long rides now and then, too. But I've never had the urge to go clipless. I don't want to have to clip in just to ride across town and...
09-10-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,058
Posted By Milton Keynes

There are about a hundred different factors as to...

There are about a hundred different factors as to why one bike would ride better than another for any stretch of ground. Pick one.
09-10-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,433
Posted By Milton Keynes

The only way Strava motivates me is when I look...

The only way Strava motivates me is when I look at my yearly mileage and realize I need to ride some more if I want to meet my goal. Other than that, I could give two flips about KOM's and Local...
09-10-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,001
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'm just repeating something form Star Man, when...

I'm just repeating something form Star Man, when the kids were telling the alien guy about driving.
09-10-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 730
Posted By Milton Keynes

The internet is a great thing... no need to...

The internet is a great thing... no need to photoshop when a quick google search usually provides anything you're looking for.
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09-10-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 730
Posted By Milton Keynes

That's what I do. I have one light on the upper...

That's what I do. I have one light on the upper seat stay which I usually have on solid, then two blinky lights further down the seat stays on either side of the back wheel. Or, for a change, I can...
09-10-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 730
Posted By Milton Keynes

I agree. Unless the turn signals are spaced...

I agree. Unless the turn signals are spaced quite a ways apart, it's going to be hard for a motorist a hundred feet behind you to know what you're signaling or what your intentions are, because...
09-10-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,001
Posted By Milton Keynes

I believe in my state it's "Stop on yellow if...

I believe in my state it's "Stop on yellow if safe to do so." I haven't looked up the statutes in ages, though, but I think that's what it says on the test to get your license.
09-10-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,001
Posted By Milton Keynes

And whatever the speed limit sign says, you go...

And whatever the speed limit sign says, you go about 10 MPH faster than that.
09-10-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,162
Posted By Milton Keynes

Why does "Chinarello" sound like a cigar to...

Why does "Chinarello" sound like a cigar to me?
09-09-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By Milton Keynes

And if you'd have ridden and nothing had happened...

And if you'd have ridden and nothing had happened to you, you'd have totally forgotten about it. Had something happened to you, you'd remember it forever.
09-09-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By Milton Keynes

At my shop a customer asked if he could use the...

At my shop a customer asked if he could use the restroom. I jokingly said, "Yeah, just leave your quarter on the desk." Later when I was done working on something and walked into the office, there...
09-09-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,297
Posted By Milton Keynes

Yep, similar thing this morning while driving the...

Yep, similar thing this morning while driving the kids to school. A block away from the school, younger kid on a bike up ahead, I thought, "Better slow down for this squirrelly kid on a bike." Sure...
09-09-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,996
Posted By Milton Keynes

Don't live in an apartment, but if I did, I would.

Don't live in an apartment, but if I did, I would.
09-09-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,023
Posted By Milton Keynes

We had a feral stay take up residence in a shed a...

We had a feral stay take up residence in a shed a number of years back. She was skinny and apparently very hungry. I'd start giving her food, and she came to trust me enough to eventually pet her,...
09-09-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,023
Posted By Milton Keynes

We had a cat which was a really good hunter, and...

We had a cat which was a really good hunter, and seems like the only time he left "presents" at the front door was after we gave him chicken bones or something.
09-09-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Milton Keynes

Probably doesn't need cleaned as much as a chain...

Probably doesn't need cleaned as much as a chain on a bike being ridden on the road, but probably should still lube it once in a while.
09-09-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,162
Posted By Milton Keynes

It's not a bug, it's a feature.

It's not a bug, it's a feature.
09-08-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,628
Posted By Milton Keynes

I used to have transitions lenses that turn dark...

I used to have transitions lenses that turn dark automatically. I loved them, but my wife hated them because my glasses would be dark when we took family pictures outdoors. I just got some clip ons...
09-08-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,162
Posted By Milton Keynes

I hope nobody tries riding that thing in a heavy...

I hope nobody tries riding that thing in a heavy crosswind.
09-08-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,162
Posted By Milton Keynes

A friend of mine has a Mercedes-Benz bike.

A friend of mine has a Mercedes-Benz bike.
09-08-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,297
Posted By Milton Keynes

Out here in the rural midwest, you see it a lot. ...

Out here in the rural midwest, you see it a lot. You'll be following someone on the highway, they'll signal a left turn, and then they'll change over into the oncoming lane to make the left turn.
09-08-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,297
Posted By Milton Keynes

What drives me nuts is when someone ahead of you...

What drives me nuts is when someone ahead of you is going to make a left turn and they pull left into the oncoming lane in order to make the left turn. I see that a lot. I know they're just trying...
09-08-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,297
Posted By Milton Keynes

I disagree, I think it was 75%/25% other guy's...

I disagree, I think it was 75%/25% other guy's fault/OP's fault. Every time I plan to make a maneuver to my left and put myself in danger of being hit from behind by someone passing (bike or car), I...
09-08-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,162
Posted By Milton Keynes

A GMC Denali bike couldn't be any worse than the...

A GMC Denali bike couldn't be any worse than the Walmart special 40 lb. Roadmaster mountain bike I started riding on. I love bikes, but I didn't love that bike and was glad to give it away.
09-08-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,297
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'm glad I don't have to deal with any of that....

I'm glad I don't have to deal with any of that. Worst I have to put up with are the ladies out walking early in the morning, occasionally walking down the middle of the street (it's a sleepy little...
09-08-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,297
Posted By Milton Keynes

And, like with driving, you shouldn't follow so...

And, like with driving, you shouldn't follow so closely that you can't stop quickly without running into the cyclist in front. Likewise, since we don't have brake lights on our bikes, the cyclist in...
09-07-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,297
Posted By Milton Keynes

I have to say both partially at fault. Mainly...

I have to say both partially at fault. Mainly the U-turn rider for not announcing that he was slowing and not looking behind him before making his maneuver, and the OP for not signalling with a bell...
09-07-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Milton Keynes

I just use Simple Green or something like that. ...

I just use Simple Green or something like that. Last night I used household cleaner to clean up the frame of my old bike which I'm putting back together. It had been stored in a shed and got quite...
09-07-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 732
Posted By Milton Keynes

I occasionally stand up when I feel like I need...

I occasionally stand up when I feel like I need to stretch my legs or readjust my butt on the saddle. But I don't make a habit of pedaling while standing up.

Every time this question comes up I'm...
09-06-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,849
Posted By Milton Keynes

The type of riding matters. When I'm just doing...

The type of riding matters. When I'm just doing a casual ride around town, or riding up to lock up a business in the evenings, I just wear whatever T-shirt and shorts I'm already wearing. I'm not...
09-06-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,507
Posted By Milton Keynes

It really depends on the vacation. If we're...

It really depends on the vacation. If we're camping somewhere, some times I'll put my bike in the back of the truck while we're loading up and hooking up the camper. But if it's not camping,...
09-05-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Milton Keynes

I guess it's a good deal if you think you got...

I guess it's a good deal if you think you got $710 worth of riding out of your bike in 3 months.
09-05-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'm assuming the major difference is between the...

I'm assuming the major difference is between the more upright riding position of the hybrid and the hunched over position of the road bike. I've seen where a lot of people with back problems have...
09-05-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,090
Posted By Milton Keynes

Last weekend I did a 43 mile ride with temps in...

Last weekend I did a 43 mile ride with temps in the 90's. I had two water bottles and a hydration pack on my back. The plan was to ride up to this town that has a small bar & grill, have lunch, and...
09-05-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Milton Keynes

I always use a small air compressor.

I always use a small air compressor.
09-03-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Milton Keynes

But these bar end mirrors appear to be about the...

But these bar end mirrors appear to be about the same size as a helmet mounted mirror, but they're going to be a lot further away from your eye. You might be able to see a little bit in those...
09-02-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Milton Keynes

That's a pretty neat design but I'm betting those...

That's a pretty neat design but I'm betting those mirrors will be too small to be very useful. Think about the size of an average bar end cap and put that a couple feet below your eye. I doubt...
09-01-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,191
Posted By Milton Keynes

I totally agree, since with the wind in my ears I...

I totally agree, since with the wind in my ears I have a hard time hearing cars coming up behind me.
09-01-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,132
Posted By Milton Keynes

r/whoosh

r/whoosh
09-01-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,299
Posted By Milton Keynes

I got $10 which says neither the wife nor the...

I got $10 which says neither the wife nor the phone existed. The pushiness to get you to pay him before you even see the phone is what gives it away.
08-31-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,221
Posted By Milton Keynes

If I could make enough on the profit from a set...

If I could make enough on the profit from a set of brakes alone to cover overhead for the shop, then I'd do it. But paying utilities, bank loans, wages, insurance, replacing broken tools, etc all...
08-31-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,221
Posted By Milton Keynes

I didn't get to the point where I would have...

I didn't get to the point where I would have offered to work slower, but that would have been next on the table. I'd have gladly done her brake job in half an hour and then either screwed off for...
08-30-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,221
Posted By Milton Keynes

As I was getting ready to put a set of brake pads...

As I was getting ready to put a set of brake pads on a customer's car a few years ago, she asked how much the labor charge would be. I told her $50. She then asked how long it would take, and I said...
08-30-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,902
Posted By Milton Keynes

When you have a hammer, everything looks like a...

When you have a hammer, everything looks like a hill.
08-30-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,739
Posted By Milton Keynes

There's a small lake not too far from my house...

There's a small lake not too far from my house which has a road that goes all the way around the lake. Part of the road is on the spillway, and my sister-in-law tried to ride across it one time but...
08-30-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,739
Posted By Milton Keynes

I hate bollards. Local town near me has a...

I hate bollards. Local town near me has a walking/riding trail with not one, but two bollards on each end of each bridge on the trail, making it even more narrow to ride between. It's a stupid way to...
08-30-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,739
Posted By Milton Keynes

Wet metal is the worst for bike tires, though.

Wet metal is the worst for bike tires, though.
08-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,694
Posted By Milton Keynes

One of these might come in handy. ...

One of these might come in handy.

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