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03-26-24, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By Bald Paul

Can't argue that. In my defense, when she told me...

Can't argue that. In my defense, when she told me she wanted to ride, she didn't tell me she didn't know HOW to ride. I'm confident that she will be able to learn and want to move up to a better...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-24, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Leisesturm

Personally, and I'm about as car free as you'll...

Personally, and I'm about as car free as you'll find around here, BUT, if as seems likely, this camp is 25 miles each way and not round trip ... a commute scenario, even for a week, even for a couple...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-24, 03:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,917
Posted By Strawbunyan

I know its not the best kit in the world but its...

I know its not the best kit in the world but its the nicest bike ive ever had. I am blown away by how light it is and how nice everything feels. It moves along effortlessly on the road and in my...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-24, 11:43 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,917
Posted By Frkl

Oh man, everything has a unit cost. You seem...

Oh man, everything has a unit cost. You seem really intent on making cycle commuting into a prohibitively expensive undertaking.

So i just bought some nice shoes, they were on sale so only cost...
02-04-24, 05:17 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,361
Posted By downhillmaster

This. Garbage in, garbage out.

This.
Garbage in, garbage out.
12-25-23, 07:29 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,361
Posted By seypat

I'm 58. I don't know what "old" is supposed to...

I'm 58. I don't know what "old" is supposed to feel like yet. Athletically, I'm not near the person I was in my 20s/30s. Still fairly athletic for a 58 year old. For those that say they're still...
12-22-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,170
Posted By PeteHski

We should be allowed to drive at the speed limit,...

We should be allowed to drive at the speed limit, when conditions allow, without risk of being prosecuted for speeding. I haven’t lost any notion of what “limit” means and that has nothing to do with...
12-15-23, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By jon c.

Clearly this is not the sort of society most...

Clearly this is not the sort of society most Americans wish to live in.
12-03-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,463
Posted By PaulH

First of all, I dislike the phrase, "casual...

First of all, I dislike the phrase, "casual cyclist." Would you like to go for a drive with a casual motorist or a flight with a casual pilot? "Casual" has some unfortunate connotations. Aside from...
12-01-23, 09:52 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,463
Posted By john m flores

Whatever.

Whatever.
Forum: Commuting
11-29-23, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By Darth Lefty

It boggles with that with all the bonkers things...

It boggles with that with all the bonkers things about college football, this would be your last straw. You are supposed to drink beer
11-27-23, 04:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By delbiker1

There is no phenomenon here. Most humans figure...

There is no phenomenon here. Most humans figure this out as children. Tired, rest, revive, pretty basic.
11-24-23, 11:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,913
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I used to write polls, and it was an enlightening...

I used to write polls, and it was an enlightening study. The usual object of a poll is not to measure public opinion, but to fabricate public opinion. A poll can be worded in a way to make a majority...
11-17-23, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,987
Posted By Chuck M

Perhaps not. IMHO, the best exercise is the...

Perhaps not. IMHO, the best exercise is the exercise one will enjoy doing. I know for me riding a bike beats the hell out of an exercise class.

I do agree with not spending a lot of money on a...
11-09-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,858
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Views: 665,219
Posted By Alan K

I had a single speed in the 60s - the mechanism...

I had a single speed in the 60s - the mechanism to climb small hills was to use strength combined with gravity by standing on pedals and push as hard as a BMI of 18 could manage. 😉
In the late 70s I...
11-09-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,858
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 665,219
Posted By SW84

Not all of us.....

Not all of us.....
10-28-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,411
Posted By Polaris OBark

I think what makes some folks look old is their...

I think what makes some folks look old is their tendency to repeat themselves a lot:

...
10-28-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,411
Posted By wolfchild

I don't ask random strangers about how old I look...

I don't ask random strangers about how old I look and I also don't go around bragging and boasting about how fit I am for my age. Now if somebody just comes up and complements me on my fitness I can...
10-28-23, 04:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,913
Posted By Paul Barnard

"This direct experience of the neighborhood...

"This direct experience of the neighborhood environment leads to a stronger emotional bond between people and their neighborhood. This emotional attachment of people to their neighborhood is...
10-27-23, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,913
Posted By jon c.

The study used four factors to define the common...

The study used four factors to define the common good — political participation, social participation, neighborhood solidarity and neighborly helpfulness.

I've got a problem with how they define...
10-24-23, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,676
Posted By MinnMan

Yes you could, but you'd be repeating the same...

Yes you could, but you'd be repeating the same simple slogans that make you jolly, rather than actually engaging in a conversation.
10-04-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,280
Posted By Paul Barnard

It seems in discussions about bicyclists rolling...

It seems in discussions about bicyclists rolling through stops and red lights that the remarks most often include "without looking." I contend that there's no way for the majority of observers to...
09-12-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,323
Posted By JoeyBike

Obviously you feel strongly about this. I'm not...

Obviously you feel strongly about this. I'm not convinced it's a car culture thing.

If I'm a hit man, or someone otherwise purposely trying to kill someone with a car, then it is definitely not an...
08-24-23, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By veganbikes

What comment? Are you that thick jeez. The...

What comment? Are you that thick jeez. The previous comment was it not obvious.

Yes I did mention the review people mention things, you mentioned things. Good job! Your trophy is in the mail.

I...
08-23-23, 11:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,863
Posted By delbiker1

First of all, the original post is a bit of a...

First of all, the original post is a bit of a mis-statement. Nothing actually makes one younger, better health and feeling younger, or better, for sure. I think the two biggest factors in how one...
08-22-23, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,094
Sticky Banned Users
Views: 576,017
Posted By BillyD

Duo - High Maintenance - Permanent

Duo - High Maintenance - Permanent
08-05-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By wolfchild

Getting passed by random strangers doesn't bother...

Getting passed by random strangers doesn't bother me at all, I don't care. I don't participate in imaginary races....A good experience for me is a 50 - 60 mile low intensity zone 2 ride in mixed...
08-05-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Fredo76

There are lots of us who just like to ride. Being...

There are lots of us who just like to ride. Being considered a snob for occasionally pointing that out is a downside of Bike Forums, alright. There are a lot of buttheads here. ;)
Forum: Commuting
08-04-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Steely Dan

I'm back, baby!

After a very stupid 3 year hiatus of being trapped in WFH hell (I HATED WFH, it nearly cost me my sanity), I finally got back on the saddle this morning and rode my bike to my 100% in-office job...
07-10-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,124
Posted By jon c.

I'm more of the opinion that it can indeed happen...

I'm more of the opinion that it can indeed happen to anyone. We might like to think we have great expertise and have created in ourselves a finely tuned machine that will always react appropriately....
06-28-23, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,237
Posted By FBinNY

Yes, but I focused on the message rather than the...

Yes, but I focused on the message rather than the messenger. And, since this is a cycling forum, I focused on that aspect.

FWIW I find the attempt to connect folks who can't afford cars and...
06-28-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,127
Posted By FBinNY

Instead of arguing about posts, the nature or...

Instead of arguing about posts, the nature or style of posts, or the folks who post, why not actually discuss the issues raised?

It seem that some are unhappy with OP's link offered without...
06-06-23, 03:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,612
Posted By FBinNY

I don't remember, and don't care enough to check,...

I don't remember, and don't care enough to check, but don't think I responded directly to any of your posts about the sign. As far as 98 being off the rails, I'll leave that judgement to individual...
05-31-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,349
Posted By FBinNY

So, i only rode to work totalling 75-100+ per...

So, i only rode to work totalling 75-100+ per week for 10+ years*, but I'd never use that to argue that others could too.

We're all in different situations and live our own lives based on personal...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,341
Posted By Eds0123

I didn't tell you to remove your reflectors 😊 So...

I didn't tell you to remove your reflectors 😊 So yeah keep them; and more "Power" to You and to your "Tower of Power". man 😊
Forum: Introductions
05-06-23, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By PhilFo

They were never high end bicycles, but when...

They were never high end bicycles, but when maintained, they worked, just like most other bikes. It's only worth as much as anyone will pay for it, so that might be $50 - 100 USD if it's in fantastic...
04-27-23, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By ascherer

Nope. Saddle did get leveled a bit, but this is...

Nope. Saddle did get leveled a bit, but this is my 51st season and I know what works for my physiology. Cringe all you want.
04-21-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,709
Posted By PhilFo

Perhaps just obeying the law as a motor vehicle...

Perhaps just obeying the law as a motor vehicle (which every state requires bicycles to do), which includes minding the marked area where a bus will pull into. I'm in Philly and I've been hit by...
04-21-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,718
Posted By Daniel4

I think somebody has a bad case of mid-life...

I think somebody has a bad case of mid-life crisis.

I don't race on my bike. I get passed by a lot of people. I also pass people. I can still climb long distances and I'm still taking falls. ...
03-01-23, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,841
Posted By Russ Roth

Wow, banal and useless, well played! You do...

Wow, banal and useless, well played! You do realize that the use of may is falling out of the lexicon as a way of asking a question and that "can" is becoming the operative norm, right? Or that the...
01-25-23, 07:03 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,246
Posted By Trakhak

There are professional bike thieves in big cities...

There are professional bike thieves in big cities and college towns in the U.S. who target expensive bikes, but the street value of almost any working bike stolen by a casual (i.e., opportunistic)...
01-22-23, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By irwin7638

I have played golf and cycled my entire life, I'm...

I have played golf and cycled my entire life, I'm 70 now and never thought of equating the two. Golf is a competitive sport while cycling has always been a fun way to go places. I don't hit the ball...
01-17-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 477,609
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'd just make a straight comparison: if helmets...

I'd just make a straight comparison: if helmets make cycling seem dangerous then wearing a helmet while driving should make you want to walk.
Forum: Commuting
12-31-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,084
Posted By PaulH

I'll start with my basic office clothing -- suit...

I'll start with my basic office clothing -- suit and tie. In the summer, it's a short sleeve dress shirt and I roll the coat and put it in a pannier. In much of fall and spring, the standard office...
12-30-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,709
Posted By FBinNY

Since you like logic, this is an example of...

Since you like logic, this is an example of reasoning from a false assumption.

I never argue that the ONLY way is
...(anything).

It's simply that I prefer to focus MY efforts where I feel...
11-01-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,500
Posted By livedarklions

​​​Wow, aren't you the guy who keeps.complaining...

​​​Wow, aren't you the guy who keeps.complaining about personal attacks?

You've turned an argument over drug abuse into a series of accusations that anyone who was offended by the disgusting...
09-09-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,245
Posted By Jumpski

I have been cycling with a mirror for years now....

I have been cycling with a mirror for years now. For me, it’s so much easier during group rides, or solo to take a quick look at said mirror vs looking over my shoulder. I can’t imagine cycling with...
09-07-22, 01:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,785
Posted By Wildwood

oh pshaw. the moderators....the...

oh pshaw.
the moderators....the moderators....the moderators....

bigger (I think), more diverse, and better - except for those who wanted their own little, copacetic social group.
08-22-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 477,609
Posted By Stadjer

What's not to my liking is that there is a lobby...

What's not to my liking is that there is a lobby trying to associate any bicycle use with helmet wearing, as to blame cyclists for not being 'protected' and getting hurt. Many words aren't neutral,...
08-02-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,518
Posted By Ttom

I get it, I really do, I just ride, I don't care...

I get it, I really do, I just ride, I don't care how fast I go or how far I go but the more I do it I seem to get a little faster, and I seem to go a little further. It is mostly fun but sometimes it...
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