I take him to be saying that the image of cycling culture is very limited in terms of the area it derives from. And several mornings this week motorists have tried to cut across into a cycle lane and use it as a left-turn lane at a roundabout, in one case when I was already in the lane and the driver knew it. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Colin now resides in Sydney, Australia. Buying a new fork is one of the priciest - and potentially most effective -upgrades you can make to your bike. BikeRadar BikeRadar is a great cycling forum for all types of cyclist—road cycling, mountain biking and family cycling—regardless of experience. Get tips on what type of mountain bike to purchase, how to perform certain tricks and techniques or swap information with fellow vintage bike collectors.
Its thin nature means you need to reapply it frequently; we found it was necessary after every road ride. One of the reasons i use wheelsuckers is because of its forum but it offers much more and is also building a community via sharing experiences, knowledge and helping people get together for rides in their local area. People notice aberrations more than they notice the norm. Notify me of new posts by email. You can find tons of cool stories about wipeouts, run-ins with motorists, budget bicycle trips as well as basic opinion pieces and standard cyclist info. Want to check up on other users before buying or selling? That coincided with 'Peak London' the time of the Olympics. Also includes cross and track.
Post it here for all to see. Whether that would be true is another matter, but it would at least make logical sense. . Coming from a ski background, his former European pro father convinced him to try collegiate crit racing. Contents include Road Racing Masters Road Racing Mountainbike Cyclocross Racing This Category is for the racers, themselves, and future racers. Seems to me it is heavily moderated in some places and a wild west frontier in others. Surely its the one plaice in Little Britain where the disadvantages of the motorcar are at their most obvious, and thus surely that most needy of some complaining about cyclists to distract peoples attention from the otherwise evident disadvantages of popular motoring.
You probably want it to be as light as possible too, and hopefully not cost the earth! For events such as the Dunwich Dynamo the forum normally organises a coach and names go down on a list. Might as well ask here. Although these are serious mountain bikers, they are more than willing to offer advice on all things related mountain biking. Generally for bikes up to and including 1997. Post it here for all to see. But what it really comes down to is the media regurgitating the usual tropes so everyone has the script, and that we're a visible out-group.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Regardless of your experience as a cyclist you can get beginner information, maintenance repair tips and even cycling nutrition, fitness and training tips. Is it just me or is there much less actual content on there than there used to be? Suspension mountain bikes or singlespeeders? Flogging some kit on the eBay or elsewhere? Post a picture of them here anyhow. Then we rode them down the same tracks, tweaking air pressure, progression and damping settings until we were satisfied the forks were working at or near their best for the terrain and rider in question. You can find links to even more cycling information and connect with local cyclists for information on repairs, used parts and alternative bike events. The non-ad area itself seems very small, and it all seems to be very short articles, with big links to other articles at the end. This bicycling forum provides information on cycling events but also help for bicycle advocacy that gives you tips on getting bike lanes and more places to lock up your bike.
Just been on there after not looking all that much lately. Do you love balloon tires and fenders? What Mountain Bike is the magazine that gets to the heart of what matters in mountain biking. I know many urban cyclist are going to take umbridge at the nature of the article and having the finger pointed at them, but I think the author has a point. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Want advice on your licence or which bike is for you? Get advice on long distance trips, what to pack for long trips and the best places for road cyclists.
I don't think I've ever actually been accused of jumping red lights or riding on pavements except ironically by other cyclists , although guilty as charged for extremely part-time helmet use, and I have had the road tax debate a couple of times. Cyclists cutting you up, flashing across the junction through a red light, jumping up on the pavement; they are memorable. This forum is intended for individual members to sell their bikes and bike related gear, and not for commercial ventures or company sales. This is the forum for you. Forum Topics Posts Last post If it's old school, it's in. Technical and retro cycling related questions.
A plaice where the average speed of traffic when I was a school kid was reported to be 12 mph, and in the decades since has apparently dwindled closer to 12 kph. Post it here for all to see. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. A doping discussion free forum. Flogging some kit on the eBay or elsewhere? Moderators: , , , 495 Topics 5,446 Posts Last post by 05 Apr 2019 19:30. If some of us were that well off maybe we could afford the over inflated cost of getting a driving license and would not be riding a bike in the first place.
I also made sure it had a picture…. Follow BikeRadar on our social media channels:. Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Him and Nick seem fairly sound enough, not sure about the other mods, only pop over now and then to look at the canyon thread. Prices must be quoted up front, we are not an auction site, and do not link to your ebay auctions. That we have forgotten that and even discuss stopping on red is exclusively an achievement of us as motorists, in which cyclists had no part. In the 10 minutes it took to work out what wrong he banned me from posting because id broken forum rules.
We'll make all our important announcements here too! Boris Bikes Although not quite as active as other forums, this forum is a great place to chat about cycle hire bikes and cycling in London. Requires upgraded Membership to post new threads. If it is their mindset to generalise about cyclists and tar them with the same brush ,surely they must adopt the same way of thinking about other sections of society, the same thought process behind being sexist or racist. Ask questions, discuss positives or improvements to procedures. Forum is like a ghost town compared to the hey day, look at todays posts! All ten forks were cut to the same steerer tube length before being weighed. Being something other than a young-to-middle-aged male helps, I think. It just doesn't hang together as a statement.