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10-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 865
Posted By prj71

I often question whether or not common sense is...

I often question whether or not common sense is common anymore. We seem to have a lot folks these days that are book smart but lack street smarts.
Forum: Commuting
10-05-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 469
Posted By prj71

LOL. Fleece is not dangerous. The pants are fine.

LOL. Fleece is not dangerous. The pants are fine.
Forum: Commuting
10-05-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 469
Posted By prj71

You are probably correct. I'm normally a large as...

You are probably correct. I'm normally a large as well but 5'8" 33" waist and 185 lbs. I have both L and XL. The L is just a little snugger.
Forum: Commuting
10-05-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 469
Posted By prj71

No liner. They are wind blocking up front and...

No liner. They are wind blocking up front and breath on the back side. Just wear you normal padded bike shorts underneath.
09-30-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 1,939
Posted By prj71

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58hBIWUIvEA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58hBIWUIvEA
Forum: Commuting
09-30-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 469
Posted By prj71

Countdown to WhyFi and Koyote chiming in. WhyFi...

Countdown to WhyFi and Koyote chiming in. WhyFi will want me to model them and post pics.
Forum: Commuting
09-30-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 469
Posted By prj71

Practically everyone I ride with during...

Practically everyone I ride with during spring/fall/winter wears those pants. They can't be beat for the price.
Forum: Commuting
09-30-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 469
Posted By prj71

Thank me later. Just order one size up from what...

Thank me later. Just order one size up from what you normally wear. The the size chart is valid.
...
09-30-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

This isn't that complicated. If someone is in...

This isn't that complicated. If someone is in front of me on a MUP and walking, jogging or riding their bike slower then me I just yell "on your left!!" and they always move over to the right. Works...
09-29-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 1,939
Posted By prj71

I thinkg we've moved beyond that point now....

I thinkg we've moved beyond that point now. Nobody is even wearing masks anymore.




In a group ride setting it doesn't work that way. Especially if your huffing along at 20+ mph.
09-29-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 14,250
Posted By prj71

Local high school kids that are on the MTB race...

Local high school kids that are on the MTB race team (NICA) have $5k bikes...more than likely purchased by parents. Then they will take these $5k bikes with them to college.
09-29-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

I have not encountered that situation. I yell,...

I have not encountered that situation. I yell, people move over. Pretty simple.
09-29-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 316
Posted By prj71

Park Tool GP-2. I've used them and have had no...

Park Tool GP-2. I've used them and have had no problems. I will never use the old method of glued on patches ever again.
09-29-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 809
Posted By prj71

The tires in you car have been tubeless for...

The tires in you car have been tubeless for years. That's WTF tubeless is.
09-29-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 1,939
Posted By prj71

You don't get out much do you? I literally...

You don't get out much do you?

I literally see it almost every time on every group road bike ride or group mountain bike ride. It happens even more when the temps are colder.
09-29-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By prj71

I bounce between 185 and 190 lbs. So not far from...

I bounce between 185 and 190 lbs. So not far from your weight. I'm trying to figure out why you are running 25 psi and 35 psi pressure. I'm running tubeless on 2.4 tires and running 17psi front and...
09-29-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 865
Posted By prj71

Is BF really at a point where a person can't...

Is BF really at a point where a person can't figure out how to mount a light on their bike?
09-29-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By prj71

I thought CheGiantForLife was banned?

I thought CheGiantForLife was banned?
09-29-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 1,939
Posted By prj71

Snot Rocketing was an awesome thing to do during...

Snot Rocketing was an awesome thing to do during the peak of covid. When we were on group rides my friends would do it and I would yell out "covid rocket!"
09-29-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

I just yell "On Your Left" and pass people on...

I just yell "On Your Left" and pass people on roads and MUPS.

Never have passed on the right. Even if I could have passed on the right I still yell "on your left" because it forces people to be...
09-28-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,335
Posted By prj71

You definitely made the mistake of wearing an...

You definitely made the mistake of wearing an overpriced jersey.
09-27-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By prj71

I have a Garmin Instinct Solar. HR matches the...

I have a Garmin Instinct Solar. HR matches the machines at the gym that read HR...Elliptical, Spin Bike etc.
09-27-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,357
Posted By prj71

Amazon, Ebay, Universal and Jenson. LBS is my...

Amazon, Ebay, Universal and Jenson. LBS is my last resort.
09-23-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 887
Posted By prj71

Agree. No need to be distracted by real time...

Agree. No need to be distracted by real time info other than a quick glance at the bike computer for current distance and speed.
09-23-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

Yup. You got it. I live in WI also. Approximately...

Yup. You got it. I live in WI also. Approximately an hour from the paved trails and 1/2 hour from the rail trails I speak of. Any given weekend in northern WI (where these trails are) has more people...
09-23-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

Be skeptical all you want. I speak the truth. The...

Be skeptical all you want. I speak the truth. The paved path I refer to is 52 miles and connects to 5 different touristy towns that have quaint little coffee shops, restaurants and gift shops. The...
09-23-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

It's not their motivation...or lack thereof in...

It's not their motivation...or lack thereof in this case. I'm not amused by the increased users on the trail. Especially ones with poor bike handling skills. If it were not for e-bikes there...
09-23-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

As I mentioned previously....these are...

As I mentioned previously....these are recreational trails only that traverse through very rural areas. They are not trails that you ride to get from home to work or home to the store or home to the...
09-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,232
Posted By prj71

I saw three OneWheel guys on the mountain bike...

I saw three OneWheel guys on the mountain bike trail a few weeks ago. They mentioned they wiped out a lot.
09-23-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

Considering the folks on e-bikes previously...

Considering the folks on e-bikes previously didn't ride or had no interest in riding it's kind of obvious why they are riding an e-bike...It doesn't take as much physical effort.

At the start of...
09-23-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,232
Posted By prj71

You guys just wait. The e-bikes have opened...

You guys just wait. The e-bikes have opened pandoras box and we are going to see a lot more of this in the future. It's only going to get worse.

Last year our on our local mountain bike trail,...
09-22-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 561
Posted By prj71

This^^^^ I'm always astounded how people log...

This^^^^

I'm always astounded how people log on to a forum of bike enthusiast seeking medical advice.

If I'm not feeling well I make an appointment with my doctor. I don't make an appointment...
09-22-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

Sounds good in theory, but not realistic due to 2...

Sounds good in theory, but not realistic due to 2 factors. Uphill climb for about a mile. Our summers are humid. 70-100% humidity most of the time. Humidity is 87% right now as I type this.
09-21-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 964
Posted By prj71

OK. I never use anything but the app. But I see...

OK. I never use anything but the app. But I see that now in the browser version.
09-21-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 873
Posted By prj71

This scenario and commuting to work are the only...

This scenario and commuting to work are the only reason I see a need to own an e-bike.

Why there are perfectly capable and physically fit 20, 30 and 40 somethings on e-bike leaves me scratching my...
09-21-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 964
Posted By prj71

I don't see that in my Strava. Must be a paid...

I don't see that in my Strava. Must be a paid feature for premium.
09-21-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,966
Posted By prj71

That's just it. Nobody is wearing anything of...

That's just it. Nobody is wearing anything of quality. Nothing more than cloth face undies.
09-16-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 964
Posted By prj71

What I learned this week on Bike Forums is that...

What I learned this week on Bike Forums is that we don't talk about distance when climbing hills. :D
09-16-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 550
Posted By prj71

Interesting you ask that question. My boss at...

Interesting you ask that question. My boss at work recently bought a Specialized Sirrus 2.0 and after riding it a few days a week for a month he returned it and got a full refund. He returned it...
09-16-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

I have thought about buying an e-bike for...

I have thought about buying an e-bike for commuting to work so I don't arrive sweaty. But I haven't pulled the trigger due to a house remodeling project sucking my $$ right now. Until then I'll...
09-16-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

So since the motor was turned off 90% of the...

So since the motor was turned off 90% of the time, it sounds like you have good fitness. Which then begs the question of why are you riding an e-bike?

With the motor turned on for only 10% of...
09-16-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 550
Posted By prj71

You didn't specifically mention it, but it sounds...

You didn't specifically mention it, but it sounds like you want to stick with flat bars?

This is as close as you will get to a road bike that doesn't have road bike bars. I used to have one. ...
09-16-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 853
Posted By prj71

I think so. Didn't the moderators delete...

I think so.

Didn't the moderators delete him?
09-16-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 9,640
Posted By prj71

Nice ride. Nothing bad about that. :thumb: ...

Nice ride. Nothing bad about that. :thumb:

However...A person riding that same route on a regular bike without any e-assist would have burned way more calories.

Here is a recent ride I did on...
09-15-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 866
Posted By prj71

The owner would have to pay me to take that off...

The owner would have to pay me to take that off their hands.
09-15-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By prj71

Congratulations!!! I like the color.

Congratulations!!! I like the color.
09-15-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 822
Posted By prj71

Ever since I started using this I no longer have...

Ever since I started using this I no longer have gunky or gritty chains, cassettes, chain rings or pulley wheels. Chain cleaning takes me about 10 minutes tops nowadays.
...
09-15-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 14,250
Posted By prj71

The girl originally bought the black Bontrager...

The girl originally bought the black Bontrager cages for her Purple Flip Trek Domane but then she wanted Purple ones to match her bike. Surprisingly she found the exact color matching purple flip...
09-15-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 822
Posted By prj71

No nasty chemicals for me and I'm too lazy to...

No nasty chemicals for me and I'm too lazy to remove the chain from the bike to clean it.

I just clean the chain on the bike with shop towels and a tooth brush and a spray bottle of Extreme Green...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,549
Posted By prj71

The Pro. ...

The Pro.

https://borahteamwear.com/shop/cycling-apparel/custom-cycling-collections/pro-cycling-collection/pro-cycling-jersey/
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