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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
PostPosted: Mon June 08, 2020 9:09 pm 
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I only spent 40 bucks on a helmet. I figure a helmet is a helmet.

it's not


What's your bougie take on the helmet situation then?

you should at least get one with MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System). they tend to start in the $60 range.


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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
PostPosted: Mon June 08, 2020 9:15 pm 
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If you're goal is to not crash at all costs, are you really trying? And on road, not crashing isn't entirely up to you.


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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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16 chill miles today. Barely broke a sweat.

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40 chill km tonight lol

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41 chill km tonight lol

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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I don't even remember writing that

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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I need to buy some padded shorts. My taint is sore

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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get a better seat

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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I am having a real pain in the ass getting my mud guard to keep from rubbing against my tire in back. It’s a generic Bell mud guard and doesn’t fit quite right. I have a few zip ties holding it in place. It’s pretty hack.

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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Dev wrote:
get a better seat


What's your saddle of choice bro?

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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verb_to_trust wrote:
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get a better seat


What's your saddle of choice bro?

it's old. I don't even know what it is. But the ones that come with bikes are always terrible. find something more plush.

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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Dev wrote:
The Canadians dominate the bike club. So proud to be squad with surf.


I just thought of something . Why don't you have that Canadian accent?

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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knee tunes wrote:
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The Canadians dominate the bike club. So proud to be squad with surf.


I just thought of something . Why don't you have that Canadian accent?

everyone says I sound like I'm from Brooklyn but I think I just sound like a hick from rural Canada. I think only east coast Canadians actually have a unique accent.

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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I need to buy some padded shorts. My taint is sore

yeah, get a decent chamois. it makes a big difference.


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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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If I'd live in the States I would buy this: https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/ ... 85374.html
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That paint job is gorgeous and the frame is the right size for me. Let's see if I'm able to find my first ever road bike this summer.


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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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my 12 year old was a on a ride yesterday with his 2 friends and called saying his wheel is "falling off." turns out he had a flat. i think he was riding on deflated tires. anyway, i had to go get a bike tube for 24 inch wheels. they were sold out everywhere. i finally found them (the last 2) in an REI about 30 miles away (i needed them today because we rely on him riding his bike everywhere instead of carting him around while we're trying to work, and he needed to be somewhere today at 3:00). that the hell?


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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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73+km on the bike the other day

longest ride in like a month since the injuries destroyed me

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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biked about 65 yesterday

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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