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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Iride01

If your budget for tires depends on the...

If your budget for tires depends on the difference in how long 25mm last compared to 28mm wide tires, then maybe your budget is too tight!

Seriously, I doubt that it is very much if any. And the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By tomato coupe

I just bought a bluetooth device that transmits...

I just bought a bluetooth device that transmits the amount of money in my wallet to my Garmin. It reads zero now.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 958
Posted By Koyote

Does that factor in the time spent on the...

Does that factor in the time spent on the roadside fixing punctures?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 12:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,182
Posted By znomit

Ouch. Heal up. Be nice to the nurses.

Ouch.
Heal up.
Be nice to the nurses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By Reflector Guy

+2 on the bar tape. You just know the old tape...

+2 on the bar tape. You just know the old tape has someone else's DNA soaked into it!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,763
Posted By Bald Paul

You should be strapped in a chair, with your...

You should be strapped in a chair, with your eyelids taped open, and forced to watch it for a few days straight. Sort of like "A Clockwork Orange".
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,763
Posted By shelbyfv

There wouldn't be a safe place for OP on any...

There wouldn't be a safe place for OP on any group ride I'm familiar with. :bike:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,763
Posted By mstateglfr

Hey look, I found one of the 20% claims.

Hey look, I found one of the 20% claims.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,763
Posted By cxwrench

Larry, you're such a troll. You start all these...

Larry, you're such a troll. You start all these threads by asking a somewhat normal question, then you add details specifically to get people's panties in a bunch. It's so narcissistic, you stand out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 03:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,763
Posted By datlas

Listen to music on group rides? :twitchy:

Listen to music on group rides?

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,763
Posted By tomato coupe

Most group rides have a designated section for...

Most group rides have a designated section for riders that are riding no-hands while listening to podcasts; it's called "way over there."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By terrymorse

"Brake fade" generally means a reduction in...

"Brake fade" generally means a reduction in braking performance, which can be different things.

Friction fade: If a brake pad gets hotter than its rated max. temperature, the pad can begin to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 884
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Too many people think "core" means abs. I never...

Too many people think "core" means abs. I never heard of a cyclist with sore abs, but back pain is almost universal at some point. Stiff legged deadlifts are also wonderful for back and hams. Look up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,403
Posted By WhyFi

I'm talking about - "I don't want to argue...

I'm talking about -

"I don't want to argue with you about who is faster but I cycle a lot too, 300 mile weeks are not uncommon, I ride with cat 1s and former pros all the time, used to cycle...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By caloso

Also, the faster you go, the more scenery you...

Also, the faster you go, the more scenery you pass in a given time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,107
Posted By tomato coupe

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind...

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind on cyclists.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,975
Posted By GhostRider62

Back peddle slightly until the brake catches,...

Back peddle slightly until the brake catches, stand up hard, when the tires lock, wait until you can smell rubber. Then, kick it out. Stand up shirtless and shine the remaining pearly whites.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,975
Posted By Bob Ross

But I'll add this tidbit: When looking for a...

But I'll add this tidbit: When looking for a pithy aphorism to educate newbs, I like to tell them "rear brake is for slowing, front brake is for stopping." It makes it easier for them to understand...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By beng1

Go out very early in the morning before it gets...

Go out very early in the morning before it gets hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By eduskator

Yeah, a color matched nail polish will do the...

Yeah, a color matched nail polish will do the job! Doesn't seem structural, but we never know. It may be worth a checkup.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Deadlifts, followed by deadlifts in a resistance...

Deadlifts, followed by deadlifts in a resistance program focused on deadlifts.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,641
Posted By Iride01

I wish I'd known that when I got my Gremlin back...

I wish I'd known that when I got my Gremlin back circa the mid 70's....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By WhyFi

I know from experience that it's not one the...

I know from experience that it's not one the first five things that you think it might be.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By caloso

Into the bin.

Into the bin.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By WhyFi

For the benefit of other readers - ...

For the benefit of other readers -

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,126
Posted By Iride01

Really? Downhill segments are a thing? Geesh!

Really? Downhill segments are a thing? Geesh!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,126
Posted By genejockey

The best thing you can do to increase your speed...

The best thing you can do to increase your speed on a downhill is to gain a lot of weight. Start with a big breakfast with bacon, eggs, hash browns, and a stack of pancakes with butter and syrup. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,106
Posted By biker128pedal

For road rides I use Autopause in the profile....

For road rides I use Autopause in the profile. For mountain biking profile I use use manual. On the mountain bike autopause was annoying. It paused too much on slow technical sections.

oh for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By Koyote

That's why I have a workbench that's 16 feet...

That's why I have a workbench that's 16 feet long: about ten feet is covered with stuff, which leaves about six feet for actual tasks.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,070
Posted By Sy Reene

The motor.

The motor.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,187
Posted By Sy Reene

Did any cars drive over the chain after it fell...

Did any cars drive over the chain after it fell off? Or could you put it back on?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,721
Posted By Mojo31

Where is the option for "buy a third?"

Where is the option for "buy a third?"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,010
Posted By tempocyclist

Nice one! :thumb: That is one sleek looking...

Nice one! :thumb:

That is one sleek looking eBike too. I didn't even notice the "motor bulge" at first.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,624
Posted By Warbird21

"The guy had an Autozone shirt on.. I saw him a...

"The guy had an Autozone shirt on.. I saw him a few days later in the local store and I reminded him to keep his dog leashed. He remembered me and apologized."

No, "guy" being the key word. While...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,624
Posted By Maelochs

I carry a worse dog in a knapsack, with a...

I carry a worse dog in a knapsack, with a pull-cord quick release for immediate deployment.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,902
Posted By MoAlpha

In my opinion, jumping on a solo rider's wheel...

In my opinion, jumping on a solo rider's wheel without permission is an obnoxious imposition. That person, if they aren't a sociopath, now has to consider your safety. Where I ride, with bad pavement...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,902
Posted By MinnMan

I would never draft someone I don't know without...

I would never draft someone I don't know without letting them know that I'm on their wheel.

Generally speaking, if a single stranger passes me and I'm feeling like using them to pace, I'll follow...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,902
Posted By WhyFi

Ask if it's okay and respect their wishes if they...

Ask if it's okay and respect their wishes if they say "no."
09-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 89,565
Posted By geeteeiii

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By ThermionicScott

I got most of the way to a winter ride before...

I got most of the way to a winter ride before realizing I'd left my helmet at home. I bet I looked weird riding through downtown with just a balaklava over my head!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I told a friend I wanted to show her my new...

I told a friend I wanted to show her my new helmet, we drove our bikes to ride together, the helmet was on the counter at home where I left it. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By alcjphil

Have never forgotten my helmet, but did once...

Have never forgotten my helmet, but did once arrive in the parking lot where the ride started and found that I had forgotten my bike. It was early enough that I had time to drive back home to get it
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By zandoval

There have been times I am starting a ride the...

There have been times I am starting a ride the bike is feeling good, and the air is fresh, and my vision is clear, and my bike sounds fast, and... RATS! Gotta go back and get my helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By TTron

Ever forget your helmet?

I was 2 hours into a ride today and discovered I had no helmet on!! Holy crap. I always wear a skull cap. Just too comfortable I guess and likely in a hurry. This has never happened before! Anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,031
Posted By 79pmooney

I have to chuckle every time I read some...

I have to chuckle every time I read some authority state that no one, not even the pros actually pulls up on the pedals. If I am fit and have been riding, I regularly pull my slotted cleats off my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By WhyFi

I employ a very simple solution - I do nothing...

I employ a very simple solution - I do nothing and it almost always goes away on its own.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,031
Posted By datlas

Personally, I don't feel truly "one" with the...

Personally, I don't feel truly "one" with the bike unless I am clipped in.

That said, it's a personal preference issue and you may want to try flats, toe clips (with and without straps) as well...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,111
Posted By WhyFi

Is someone doing this consistently or just once...

Is someone doing this consistently or just once in a blue moon? I can see someone calling out a hazard, without hand gestures to communicate location, if they've been caught off guard and they need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,741
Posted By Maelochs

Any cyclist who crosses the road without looking...

Any cyclist who crosses the road without looking ..... well, no need to be mean.

I don't care if it was clear for you, or you thought it was clear for me. I care about not getting run over.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,032
Posted By Eric F

With the supertuck banned, I would not be...

With the supertuck banned, I would not be surprised at all to see dropper posts start showing up on pro bikes...for about 3.6 seconds, until UCI bans those, too.



That didn't go quite as you...
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