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Roadies, mountain bikers, cyclocrossers, tourers, commuters, whatever! If you ride a bike this group is for you. Ask questions, make reviews, give advice, or just talk about how much you love bikes!

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Improving stamina.

Started by Arsenio Bringas Jr.. Last reply by Arsenio Bringas Jr. on Wednesday. 9 Replies

Alright ladies and gents, I'm no pro cyclist, I'm on the newbie side. The most I've ridden is 30 miles. Will I be able to ride 100 miles by this summer if I only ride once a week ? Seems like a steep…Continue

Tags: stamina, cycling

Why You Should Always Wear a Helmet

Started by Gianni. Last reply by Gianni Jan 14. 2 Replies

Check out this nasty spill in Byron Bay.  Fortunately the cyclist walked away with just some bruises.Continue

Video - Cyclist Hit by Drunk Driver in Brazil

Started by Gianni. Last reply by Marcos Rarf Oct 23, 2014. 5 Replies

It's troubling how many cyclists get injured when struck by cars.  Some cities in Sao Paulo have seen the rates of cyclists hospitalized practically doubled year on year.Case in point, Adão Dos…Continue

Bike Helmets

Started by ken Jackson. Last reply by ken Jackson Oct 10, 2014. 2 Replies

I've tried a few and just don't like the feel so unless in a country requiring them by law, I go helmetless. I've had plenty of bike accidents, smashed out teeth, broken femur, broken wrist but not…Continue

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Comment by Raychil on February 17, 2015 at 7:33am
Whatever ur into lol!

Love my 29er... Borrowing a 'normal' bike off a mate at the mo and damn it feels small! Love those big wheels. Can't wait to get the beast back :P
Comment by Marcais on February 14, 2015 at 10:13am

Might as well take this opportunity to post about my act of blasphemy:
I've put big, studded MTB platforms on my road bike....and I like it :D

not too mention I've my stem flipped up...and cycling with a small crack in my helmet...and I've mudguards...and plan on putting 28c tyres on...and getting a steel frame....and I'm still running 8 speed...and even when I eventually go to 10 speed (if ever) i'm going to stick with a square taper bottom bracket....

...Haters gonna hate!! :P

Comment by Raychil on February 14, 2015 at 6:18am
*whole
Comment by Raychil on February 14, 2015 at 6:11am
My bike is in for repairs for a while week :'(
Comment by Christopher Houston on February 13, 2015 at 11:23pm

seems that way Arsenio.  maybe just the cold and wet weather in the UK right now but it never really has been busy as far as I am concerned.

Comment by Arsenio Bringas Jr. on February 13, 2015 at 9:58am

is this group dead ?

Comment by Christopher Houston on December 24, 2014 at 2:06am

Call me old fashioned but I'm not fond of strangers jumping into our conversation just to market their own channel?  Enjoying cycling and being a vegan does not compensate for bad manners. 

Comment by DatVegan on December 14, 2014 at 10:21am

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Comment by Christopher Houston on November 28, 2014 at 4:13am

Hey Ken, have you got the new custom bike yet?  Love to hear about it if you have.

Comment by Christopher Houston on November 28, 2014 at 4:07am

Hi Ronan,  I have loved Chainreaction for the last three years but have become a little disappointed with them recently.  I have received a number of money off vouchers from them with purchases (that don't mention a sell buy date on them) that run out about a month later. I wrote to them showing that I had tried to use three vouchers and all had been rejected but they would not honor even one.  Also i wrote a negative review recently on some Michelin tyres which they are selling cheap as a package (2x tyre and inner tube) at the moment and they didn't post the review despite my complaining and trying to post it a second time. I can only guess that they didn't want their sales dented in the run-up to Christmas? Not big issues in themselves but they are perhaps indicative of the culture there.  You need to really check that the good deals are good deals.

I am riding out with the boys from WyndyMilla on a Saturday now and really enjoying it. No charge just turn up and they sort us into different groups.  Getting to know parts of Surrey I didn't know existed. Important at this time of year to cycle in groups so that you are seen and have help if something goes wrong.  Those of you in the southern hemisphere enjoy your summer!

 

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