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09-04-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,080
Posted By wolfchild

I don't own any cycling costumes, because there...

I don't own any cycling costumes, because there are plenty of non-cycling specific clothing made from fabrics which makes them suitable for cycling and other athletic activities. I prefer to blend in...
09-04-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,384
Posted By wolfchild

I am shocked that so many cyclists have an...

I am shocked that so many cyclists have an obsession with paying so much attention to other cyclists butts and crotches.
09-03-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,384
Posted By genejockey

Okay, but if your fly is open, you can zip it up....

Okay, but if your fly is open, you can zip it up. If you're 25 miles from home and someone says your ass is visible to everyone, you'll spend the next 25 miles miserable and embarassed. Or perhaps...
08-16-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,143
Posted By MnHPVA Guy

A Minnesota Buck Can Change Your Life

A week before Christmas 1966, I met a pretty girl at a party in frozen Duluth Minnesota. She needed a ride home and I was the only one there still vertical. Barely. She was a bit startled when,...
07-30-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By wolfchild

He is too busy riding his bike and pumping iron...

He is too busy riding his bike and pumping iron and has no time to respond, while the rest of us is sitting at home and arguing about what's best for OP :lol:
07-28-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By freeranger

Some may be found here: New Posters - please...

Some may be found here: New Posters - please READ THIS - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/338432-new-posters-please-read.html)
MUP is multi-use path.
07-28-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,654
Posted By MattTheHat

There is a difference between a $500 bike and a...

There is a difference between a $500 bike and a $2000 bike. The thing is, unless you get in to cycling in a big way, you may never appreciate the difference. In general, the more expensive a bike...
07-27-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,551
Posted By Koyote

I think what genejockey is ignoring is that the...

I think what genejockey is ignoring is that the purpose of the $100,000 Patek is not telling time; it's purpose is telling people that the wearer has so much money that he can waste $100,000 on a...
07-27-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,551
Posted By cb400bill

Bikes are expensive because they are worth it.

Bikes are expensive because they are worth it.
07-25-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,114
Posted By CliffordK

The trick is to plan ahead on consumables, so you...

The trick is to plan ahead on consumables, so you just have to grab the part out of the closet.
07-25-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By Barry2

iPhone Location

For iPhone users…..

Go to Settings - Apple ID - Find My - Find my iPhone - Send Last Location = On

This will send the location of the iPhone automatically when the battery reaches critical low....
07-25-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By caloso

https://support.google.com/maps/answer/7326816?hl=...

https://support.google.com/maps/answer/7326816?hl=en&co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid
07-22-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,128
Posted By jayp410

I seek out rural roads as much as possible, to...

I seek out rural roads as much as possible, to minimize the risk... like maybe 3 cars or less per mile. Also have a hypothesis that if a road is curvy, drivers won't be able to text and drive as...
07-21-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,943
Posted By Bmach

I don’t care what type of bike a person is...

I don’t care what type of bike a person is riding. I care about how they are riding!
07-20-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,268
Posted By KPREN

Just to be as absurd. I know that you will have a...

Just to be as absurd. I know that you will have a tough time getting into shape when you are 150 years old. For some people it happens a lot sooner.
07-20-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,815
Posted By ChamoisDavisJr

No, not even close to a gym session. Especially...

No, not even close to a gym session. Especially if the "gym" session is more of a full body workout. You're better off doing both. What cycling is better at, than a gym session, is being actually...
07-18-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,330
Posted By Kapusta

It gets better. If not, try flats that don't...

It gets better.

If not, try flats that don't suck. Diety Deftrap (https://www.deitycomponents.com/deftrap_pedals.html)
...
07-18-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,330
Posted By 63rickert

Don’t fall off your bike. Don’t use parts that...

Don’t fall off your bike. Don’t use parts that make you fall off your bike. If clipless pedals make you fall don’t use clipless pedals.

It does not just happen. It does not happen to everyone....
07-17-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,268
Posted By KPREN

I have not seen the teenager problem at all but,...

I have not seen the teenager problem at all but, I bike with a bunch of Gerry's after rush hour weekdays. Average age of our three rides a week group is about 76
What I noticed about my own riding...
06-17-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,943
Posted By rydabent

I guess some people need something to whine...

I guess some people need something to whine about. People that try to control what other people do are tiresome.
05-25-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,943
Posted By J Palmer Cass

Maybe they don't want a workout, maybe they ride...

Maybe they don't want a workout, maybe they ride for pleasure. Odd, that?
05-18-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,289
Posted By davei1980

Great content here! Here's me riding a...

Great content here!

Here's me riding a completely rigid bike down a pretty chunky, technical descending trail near my home in Eastern Washington.

The bike I am on is a Jones Plus LWB with 3"...
05-09-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,840
Posted By obrentharris

Start here! Then go on another gravel ride, and...

Start here!
Then go on another gravel ride, and another. By then you'll have an idea whether you are headed in the right direction.
We can all tell you what we like but none of us can tell you...
05-03-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,840
Posted By unterhausen

I also suggest you ride what you have now before...

I also suggest you ride what you have now before you buy a bike. That is if you have something suitable. We have great gravel roads around here and a lot of people just ride their mountain bikes on...
04-27-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,650
Posted By Calsun

When I had a mountain bike there were hills I...

When I had a mountain bike there were hills I could not go up as there was not sufficient traction and the harder I pushed on the pedals the more the tire would slip. It may have been only for a...
02-28-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,650
Posted By KPREN

Fat bikes have many advantages but they have one...

Fat bikes have many advantages but they have one very big disadvantage. That big disadvantage is rolling resistance and wind resistance. They will roll over substantially more than regular bike...
02-02-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,288
Posted By veganbikes

Falling pianos are more dangerous than E-bikes so...

Falling pianos are more dangerous than E-bikes so is arsenic.

People are doing anything to hate on e-bikes these days. People are so stuck in the past it is hilarious. It is 2021 the bicycle has...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By tigat

Finished

The pictures below represent a single hand control system on a Trek Domane, a project that Trek started for me, a one-handed rider, some years ago.

Some great bikes resulted, but one of the...
01-08-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By mstateglfr

This is a result of our own making. We as a...

This is a result of our own making. We as a country created current distrust among some groups due to literally experimenting on blacks in the South which ultimately killed well over 100 men. ...
10-15-14, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,348
Views: 353,749
Posted By Six jours

It seems to me that people should decide on...

It seems to me that people should decide on whatever level of protection suits their own particular circumstances. "I crashed so you should wear a helmet" is a foolish and obnoxious argument. It's on...
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