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07-26-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By Korina

I hear you, cthenn . Years ago we had a...

I hear you, cthenn . Years ago we had a well-known local bike commuter killed by an idiot. Early one morning the idiot got distracted and drove across two empty highway lanes and a 10' shoulder to...
07-23-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I stopped at the fire station drinking fountain...

I stopped at the fire station drinking fountain today, water is on. Not the nice bottle filler like the Temple has, but it will fill a bottle just fine.
07-23-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By blt

To be clear to anyone reading the thread, the...

To be clear to anyone reading the thread, the East Bay Times article and the police report imbedded in the Tweet imbedded in the article make clear that Knapp got hit about 1/4 mile north of N....
07-20-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I haven’t ever used it so I don’t know if it is...

I haven’t ever used it so I don’t know if it is turned on, but there is a drinking fountain in front of the fire station a quarter mile west of Robert’s on 84. It is visible on google street view. ...
07-19-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By caloso

We were in Tahoe this weekend and got a...

We were in Tahoe this weekend and got a spectacular view of the pyrocumulonimbus from Ellis Peak. Lucky for the folks at the lake that the wind pushed all the smoke NE. Not so lucky for folks in...
07-18-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,711
Posted By genejockey

On today's ride, I saw a group of 3 riders,...

On today's ride, I saw a group of 3 riders, pulled over by a motorcycle cop on Portola just beyond the junction with Sand Hill. I imagine the blew the stop sign for the right turn off of Portola...
07-17-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By curbtender

https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/d4-...

https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/d4-news/2021-04-23-i-80-six-bridges-project-magazine-street-overcrossing-closing-starting-thursday-april-29#:~:text=Caltrans%20plans%20to%20close%20Magaz...
07-13-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By bikingshearer

Thanks for the heads-up. It looks like Happy...

Thanks for the heads-up. It looks like Happy Valley is closed from Bear Creek Rd to the first haripin from this Thursday until Halloween. They are just taking bids on the Pinehurst project (at the...
07-04-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By ztmlgr

I rode GP today around 2-3 PM and it was closed...

I rode GP today around 2-3 PM and it was closed to vehicles from Skyline to Centennial. I just rode around the blockade and nobody said anything. Great to have a car-free Grizzly Peak with the entire...
06-18-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By ksryder

I like how the headline makes it sound like the...

I like how the headline makes it sound like the mountain lion closed the trail, not the county officials.

I'm just picturing an officious-looking mountain lion in a short-sleeve button up shirt...
04-03-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By DiabloScott

That is the strangest story. Weird manner and...

That is the strangest story. Weird manner and weird location for organized bike thievery.
02-17-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By BenRidin

I for one don't like to cross Diablo Rd on that...

I for one don't like to cross Diablo Rd on that blind corner to get to Alameda Diablo. Nor do I want to ride against the traffic on the bike path to access it. Calle Arroyo just makes more sense to...
01-28-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By tyrion

Caltrans bike highway survey

https://d4bikehighwaystudy.org/

Caltrans Bay Area researching bike highways. I'm assuming (perhaps naively) that if a lot of people participate in the above survey is will indicate interest in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,724
Posted By jleeg

Well, at least two of will be shopping for 23s.

Well, at least two of will be shopping for 23s.
09-15-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,900
Posted By wgscott

We got electricity back. There has been a...

We got electricity back. There has been a massive PGE deployment for the last 4 weeks
09-12-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,900
Posted By wgscott

Thanks, but ... it is intact. (We thought it was...

Thanks, but ... it is intact. (We thought it was gone for about 10 days.). Most of the area I live in is a disaster.
09-10-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,900
Posted By Korina

Here are a couple of actual photos from the...

Here are a couple of actual photos from the Humboldt Bay area:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/828x552/mothra__77cbd4faa180a2dd0ced6b40dc7a8776c3c23e55.jpg
The Arcata Plaza,...
09-10-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,900
Posted By 2cam16

Nope. Not in my area. Another no-ride day for me....

Nope. Not in my area. Another no-ride day for me. Ash was falling this morning. AQ is still high on numbers and it looks and smells ugly outside. Yesterday was how it looked, today is how it feels...
09-09-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,900
Posted By 77Eric

Agree completely w/cthenn. I donít care what the...

Agree completely w/cthenn. I donít care what the AQI is - no way Iím riding outside under these conditions (I live in Oakland).
09-01-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Yeah I'm going to start looking into air...

Yeah I'm going to start looking into air purifiers today. Even if this current issue resolves soon (and that's a big "if,") I'm sure I'll be glad to have it the next time we get hit by wildfire...
09-01-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,900
Posted By Pavol Stromcek

Totally agree - AirNow is useless because of the...

Totally agree - AirNow is useless because of the one- to two-hour lag time, and Purple Air is infinitely more useful to us cyclists because it gives you localized and regularly updated readings for...
08-31-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,900
Posted By Pavol Stromcek

I don't know, I'm honestly a bit skeptical about...

I don't know, I'm honestly a bit skeptical about Purple Air's LRAPA conversion. There are times when it seems to paint a much rosier picture than what I'm actually smelling and seeing when I step...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,211
Posted By DrIsotope

My guess would be that the Peleton shows a bigger...

My guess would be that the Peleton shows a bigger number because bigger power numbers make people feel better. The 4iiii doesn't care about your feelings.

You've also got "new power meter fever"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,094
Posted By MidTNBrad

I'm still riding my Litespeed Tuscany I bought in...

I'm still riding my Litespeed Tuscany I bought in 1999.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,792
Posted By MoAlpha

God, I hate that too. I like "cycling costume." ...

God, I hate that too. I like "cycling costume."

Cheers, mate.;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,792
Posted By prj71

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced. ...

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced.

And why do we have to say "cycling kit". Hate that. How about just saying jersey and shorts?

Do you get up in the morning and get dressed for work and...
07-16-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By tFUnK

Just to reiterate you will need a 11t specific...

Just to reiterate you will need a 11t specific locking.
07-16-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By HillRider

It will fit and work but, as cpac noted, the 11...

It will fit and work but, as cpac noted, the 11 to 13 shift will probably not be very good. If you are not rushed it will shift adequately but probably not under load. BTW, I'm also a big fan of...
07-16-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By cpach

The teeth are shaped for specific combinations so...

The teeth are shaped for specific combinations so the new combo will shift definitely worse, but it will fit and may or may not feel acceptable.
07-16-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By trailangel

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you...

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you probably will need the lockring that goes with the 11t.... not the 12t lockring.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 257,968
Posted By smashndash

Straight pull doesnít allow any flexibility with...

Straight pull doesnít allow any flexibility with lacing, so my wheelset was 2x both sides. I would recommend going 2x both sides. You get more torsional stiffness that way. Ie there are more spokes...
07-15-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,805
Posted By ljsense

I can't take this thread anymore. This case...

I can't take this thread anymore.

This case comes down to a well-educated attorney who experienced frustration after buying a pair of bicycles and decided to make spurious accusations against the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,439
Posted By WhyFi

It's the same ol' thing - math showing that...

It's the same ol' thing - math showing that increasing rotating mass doesn't affect average speed very much... and I actually agree with that. Where I disagree is that, IMO, this always overlooks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,439
Posted By rubiksoval

Or you could just learn how to properly ride and...

Or you could just learn how to properly ride and brake. It's not like we haven't been using carbon rims and rim brakes for the last two decades...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,439
Posted By rubiksoval

"Unless you're accelerating." So...yeah,...

"Unless you're accelerating."

So...yeah, I'll go with the light weight wheelsets. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,876
Posted By canklecat

I know Europeans love roundabouts but Americans...

I know Europeans love roundabouts but Americans don't know how to use them. I hate 'em and avoid them whenever possible. There's one near the main drag of the popular MUP and if there's even a single...
07-10-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,805
Posted By ljsense

This is just a giant troll. The guy claims Trek...

This is just a giant troll. The guy claims Trek doesn't offer manuals; in fact, they do, rather extensively. He says they don't have a YouTube channel; they do, with tons of content.

They publish...
07-09-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,805
Posted By ljsense

It says that nowhere. I just looked. Here...

It says that nowhere. I just looked.

Here is what the intro to the manual actually says:

OUR BEST ADVICE FROM 40+ YEARS OF HAVING FUN ON BIKES

Make damn sure your front wheel is on right...
07-03-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By ztmlgr

No "non-local" cars, bikes, or pedestrians will...

No "non-local" cars, bikes, or pedestrians will be allowed on Saturday for 24 hours starting at 5:00 AM, according to this link from the City of Oakland. Regarding who is "local" and who isn't, the...
06-07-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By DiabloScott

There were reportedly 13 of these signs in front...

There were reportedly 13 of these signs in front of the private homes. It's definitely a show of non-support for the one elitist tightass.
06-06-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By DiabloScott

https://i.imgur.com/3y2WA2Q.png

https://i.imgur.com/3y2WA2Q.png
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,429
Posted By BillyD

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he...

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he was an arrogant, entitled, nasty dick by any measure.

But ya know, I have to say . . . how many of us in his position would not have done similar? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,998
Posted By wipekitty

I'll probably continue to use the free version,...

I'll probably continue to use the free version, primarily for the social aspect. I liked the training log and ability to compare past efforts, but do not find the service to be worth $60/year. I do,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,265
Posted By 2cam16

Non-paying nor will I ever pay. I'd rather have...

Non-paying nor will I ever pay. I'd rather have ads and keep it like it was.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,265
Posted By drewguy

It's your data, but its their display of it. ...

It's your data, but its their display of it. They're not preventing you from looking at your data - you can go into each activity. What they're charging you for is their organization and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,265
Posted By Bah Humbug

This is literally the flawed argument you tried...

This is literally the flawed argument you tried two posts ago, before the blatant points-scoring attempt.

The cell phone is a basic utility that is fundamental to how we work, communicate with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,265
Posted By Bah Humbug

For big data/ social media companies,...

For big data/ social media companies, "freeloader" is a funny word. How many people would pay for Facebook? Strava has almost literally no value with a single user. If they want my money, they...
05-05-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,756
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. That's why I hate the term "lockdown." What...

IKR. That's why I hate the term "lockdown." What uninfected person in this country is truly legally not allowed to leave the house, much less being physically restrained from doing so, like, you...
05-05-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,756
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a political subforum on BF for questions...

There's a political subforum on BF for questions about how an individual's right to participate in society should intersect with other peoples' right not to be harmed. So I'm just here to say we're...
05-05-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,756
Posted By rumrunn6

famous last words

famous last words
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