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06-20-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,291
Posted By greatbasin

I agree that decaf coffee often has too much...

I agree that decaf coffee often has too much caffeine for someone who wants to practically eliminate it from their intake. Some decafs have as much as 7mg per 8oz cup, but there are some Swiss water...
06-20-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,291
Posted By greatbasin

I was addicted to coffee, but couldn't see it or...

I was addicted to coffee, but couldn't see it or would deny it or that it mattered. I could see it in other people, and I don't just mean the people that make facetious remarks about their ravenous...
06-03-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,291
Posted By koala logs

If anything might cause headaches, like quitting...

If anything might cause headaches, like quitting coffee (it's a well known effect), skipping meals, etc, women are more likely to experience it or have worse symptoms.

One of the reasons I stopped...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,682
Posted By Seattle Forrest

He said he wants to be faster!

He said he wants to be faster!
05-25-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,777
Posted By beng1

Depression is very common in USA society, the...

Depression is very common in USA society, the proof is that Wall-Street has turned it into a multi-billion-dollar industry peddling drugs to millions of people. So you don't have to feel alone. I...
05-24-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,070
Posted By genec

It's a great idea, but the problem is that the...

It's a great idea, but the problem is that the mentality of car owners has been pushed to the point that anyone driving a car feels that "the roads belong to cars" and cars (not humans) have...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By flangehead

As a commuter, anytime I get flak about my...

As a commuter, anytime I get flak about my appearance, “mission achieved”.
05-21-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,866
Posted By Digger Goreman

JW Fas peace, brother. Don't take their bait....

JW Fas peace, brother. Don't take their bait. Foot soldiers for the car industry/culture hang out here....
05-10-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By easyupbug

I would only recommend a tiny amount of this or...

I would only recommend a tiny amount of this or someones similar product: Dow Corning Molykote 55 Oring grease.
Manmade or natural rubber dry out and wear, this will help prevent that and on some...
05-08-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,391
Posted By Iride01

I'm not in any way implying you were wrong. ...

I'm not in any way implying you were wrong. However...

As far right as practicable doesn't mean as far right as possible. It means as far to the right as is safe.

IMO, it's not safe to ride...
05-03-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,266
Posted By MCHunt

+ 1 on the Cinelli, though the Profile looks...

+ 1 on the Cinelli, though the Profile looks period correct as well.
05-01-22, 03:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,008
Posted By verktyg

Horizontal Dropouts - Why Ask Why?

Horizontal dropouts probably date back to the 1880's with the introduction of Chain Drive Safety Bicycles - as opposed to "Penny Farthing" High Wheeler Ordinary bicycles.
...
04-30-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,008
Posted By HTupolev

Yes. It also offers versatility, allowing a frame...

Yes. It also offers versatility, allowing a frame to be readily used without any chain tensioners: this allows fixed gear, and also means that nothing kludgy needs to happen to support other...
04-30-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I’ve never had a shifter cable break in hundreds...

I’ve never had a shifter cable break in hundreds of thousands of miles of riding. I’ve broken a couple derailleurs, and had brake cables pull loose, but never broken any.
04-24-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,829
Posted By majmt

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04-22-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,548
Posted By datlas

Where is the dislike button?!? Disliked

Where is the dislike button?!?

Disliked
04-22-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Chris Bamford

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Visalia, CA.

Ran when parked…
04-21-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,548
Posted By icemilkcoffee

4. When you open the page, Hit stop-loading as...

4. When you open the page, Hit stop-loading as soon as the text appears.
5. If you normally use say Chrome browser, and the Chrome browser has run out of free articles, you can switch to your IE or...
04-15-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Bianchigirll

Just one more question.....Does your wife know...

Just one more question.....Does your wife know what an allen wrench is?

https://cdn.pastemagazine.com/www/articles/2021/04/28/columbo-main-NEW.jpeg
Sorry I couldn't resist, I think I watch too...
04-14-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,877
Posted By Stadjer

I was thinking about Tom Waits too, this song and...

I was thinking about Tom Waits too, this song and this whole album seems sufficiently weird and troubled.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsUsRDCKAOs&list=PLTMN6OMDTnKkHKH6wWJKtW6D_SJ5hTn4x&index=6
04-13-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By jaxgtr

Hit up the Clyde forum in BF lots of good info in...

Hit up the Clyde forum in BF lots of good info in there from people in your same situation.
Forum: Touring
04-11-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,324
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Most bike tourists that I have noticed have the...

Most bike tourists that I have noticed have the tops of the handlebars about the same as the top of the saddle if they use drop bars.

That is quite a few inches higher than racing setups. But if...
Forum: Touring
04-11-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,324
Posted By greatbasin

How upright for touring?

My idea of bike touring is riding a bike through an area of interest to see it, while being dependent on the bike for transportation throughout multiple days. I've not done what I consider "bike...
04-10-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,950
Posted By Digger Goreman

:innocent: Foot soldiers for the auto industry! ...

:innocent: Foot soldiers for the auto industry!
Where's Paulo Freire when you need him?! (RIP)
04-02-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,599
Posted By qwaalodge

One time I tapped a car because he's driving at...

One time I tapped a car because he's driving at the bike lane, blocking other riders for seemingly no apparent reason, he immediately stopped. If the roads are busier, it could have caused a pile up....
04-02-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By zandoval

What the Hey!!! Just lube it Dude. It's gonna be...

What the Hey!!! Just lube it Dude. It's gonna be OK...
04-02-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By travelinhobo

Pedal rotation & rim questions

2 unrelated questions... Why is it that recently when I'm walking my bike along, the pedals are rotating? I'm sure I should know the answer to this, yet I'm stumped. Also, I have a Sta-Tru wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,688
Posted By genejockey

You have to invite them in. They can't open by...

You have to invite them in. They can't open by themselves.
04-01-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By Digger Goreman

Mine goes away with either a couple of bananas,...

Mine goes away with either a couple of bananas, or a Calcium-Magnesium supplement.
03-30-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,247
Posted By work4bike

When I see videos like below it makes me want to...

When I see videos like below it makes me want to see higher gas prices. People can't see, yet they're riding around like they can. Just the other day, I had someone tailgating me, then swerved around...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,966
Posted By urbanknight

I generally go with a "Good...

I generally go with a "Good morning/afternoon/evening" a second before pulling up beside them, just to avoid startling them while still alerting them to my presence in case they were about to shift...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 03:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,966
Posted By Branko D

No, but I do say a "hello" while passing. ...

No, but I do say a "hello" while passing.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,966
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I have found that saying "hi" or "good afternoon"...

I have found that saying "hi" or "good afternoon" results in less instances of unpredictable reactions from amateur cyclists, who sometimes misinterpret "on your left" as a command to veer to their...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,966
Posted By CliffordK

I like to just say "Hello" when passing people. ...

I like to just say "Hello" when passing people. Not demanding anything from them, but it should let them know that someone is coming up from behind.

As far as passing on a road, I would simply...
03-22-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Daniel4

I love riding around downtown. I've noticed that...

I love riding around downtown. I've noticed that driver behaviour has improved with the bike lanes.

In the past two years, everytime there was an announcement that another bike lane has been...
03-22-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,558
Posted By Dick Chainey

Who are the songwriters you never get tired of?...

Who are the songwriters you never get tired of? For me it's a combination of off-kilter lyrics and some specific musical vision no one else has. Been listening to a lot of Nick Cave lately, and Robyn...
03-17-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By MinnMan

How much do you exercise on "rest" days?

apart from a very short bicycle commute, in typical weeks I ride about 5 days and rest for two. Prior to the pandemic, when I started working from home, I didn't give my exercise on "rest" days...
03-17-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,095
Posted By hotbike

That’s Turkmenistan. Here in the United...

That’s Turkmenistan.
Here in the United States, maybe the President hasn’t “ordered” everyone to buy a car, but it’s almost as if he did.
03-17-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,950
Posted By vespasianus

" stuck behind him for over a half mile". ...

" stuck behind him for over a half mile".
...
03-14-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 4,084
Posted By Sorcerer

Car and Rider and War

Not looking for sympathy here. Just going to say what I'm doing at the moment.

I've been riding to work ever since I began working as a janitor in the 1970's on the tail of the gas crisis. I've...
03-14-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,702
Posted By Paul Barnard

Assuming daylight conditions with no fog or rain,...

Assuming daylight conditions with no fog or rain, bicyclists are easy for safe, alert motorists to see. With our lights and bright colors, we are trying to steal attention from the disengaged or...
03-10-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,877
Posted By Trakhak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfT3njX2FLU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfT3njX2FLU
03-09-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,877
Posted By Dick Chainey

Weird Music for Troubled Minds

Every day I will try to post an offering from my extensive knowledge of weird and troubling music.

Here's a good start, I think:

https://youtu.be/lQXmnpYuN9M
03-08-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,558
Posted By Bob Ross

Hey, thanks for the recommendation, I've been...

Hey, thanks for the recommendation, I've been doing a deep dive into Sonar's music ever since you posted ^^^that, and am really enjoying everything I've heard so far!
03-07-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,558
Posted By Dick Chainey

Stumbled on this oddball band. They have their...

Stumbled on this oddball band. They have their own tuning system, and a developed music theory to go with it. This recording is great on headphones.

Stephan Thelen: electric tritone guitar...
03-06-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 4,084
Posted By Digger Goreman

ALL the world governments AND our wants of...

ALL the world governments AND our wants of convenience have contributed to the current world situations....

This is an opportunity for me to make more inclusive reasoning to take my bike longer,...
03-04-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By Korina

Wow, you guys are slacking. ...

Wow, you guys are slacking.


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Forum: Commuting
03-01-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,241
Posted By rumrunn6

I can understand adding a blinking front white...

I can understand adding a blinking front white light in addition to steady headlight. but just a blinking front light? there is a paved trail near me with some sporadic, suspicious bike light...
02-22-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 4,084
Posted By Colorado Kid

War

if War brakes out, (over there), how many people will take to their bikes due to the high cost of gasoline?:)
02-18-22, 02:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,639
Posted By 63rickert

Good thing there were people who liked rim brake...

Good thing there were people who liked rim brake bikes since 1890s or there would be no bikes.

Or maybe it just might be possible to say “I prefer disc brakes” and leave it at that.
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