That’s right, suckers, it’s one of these. New year, new introductions. Show me your personal bikes/rides, talk about your personal bikes/rides. History, specs, love. I command it. Continue reading The Cycling Thread wants to know about your ride
Greetings, wheel-based animals. This week’s topic is your recent acquisitions, specifically new bikes. If no recent lineup changes’ve occurred, please, acquaint us with your present pride and joy. Continue reading The Cycling Thread gets a new bike
Bikes sometimes begin making noises. This week’s theme is: your bikes: have they ever made ‘weird noises’ and, if so, how did you/have you rectified such annoyances? Continue reading The Cycling Thread makes noises
Hallo alle zusammen und herzlich wilkommen im Avocado Cycling Thread. Hier unterhalten wir uns über Radfahren und seinen Facetten. Das Thema dieser Woche: Radfahren im Winter! Viel spass! Continue reading The Cycling Thread is German!
It’s Autumn, one of two shoulder seasons, a season which, like a shoulder, rolls; Autumn rolls into Winter. Change is upon us. As some here may know due to my increasingly frequent mention of it, I’m imminently moving overseas, and … Continue reading The Cycling Thread Gets Ready
Greetings, fellow rollers. I hadn’t had time throughout September to post the bike thread as I’ve been busy with work and my moving preparation, but I’ve some time now to get back on it for a couple weeks. My question … Continue reading Autumn Bike Thread
Powerage, or: Bon Scott done got a broken heart Powerage occupies a funny spot in AC/DC’s discography. It’s the one before Highway to Hell, the band’s commercial breakthrough(ish) and maximum power, and after Let There Be Rock, and altogether far, … Continue reading Record reviews (with Pen!) rides into the sunset
Greetings cyclists, riders of vehicles which aren’t cars, whoever, whatever, whenever. My question this week: do you do your own work on your bike? If so, what are you comfortable doing? What do you have to address often? (featured pic: … Continue reading The Cycling Thread works on its ride
Ahoy, riders. This week’s prompt is simple as can be. Where’d you get your bike? From who? When? I want details! (pic: the Joli in London, November 2021) Continue reading The Cycling Thread asks where you got your bike
Flick of the Switch, or: Brian Johnson vs. Women I’m doing this for my own sake, for my own sake in terms of getting AC/DC out of my system. This is Flick of the Switch. AC/DC, riding high off three … Continue reading Record Reviews with Pen! (week three)
Greetings, reiters. We’re talking tires. Which size do you use? 700c? 650b? How inflated do you keep yours? This week’s prompt inspired by a GCN video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGm-gcNEkUQ& – I watched last night regarding how road racing has more and … Continue reading The Cycling Thread asks about your tires
After months suffering a creaking, increasingly uncomfortable seat, one which had developed a strange and likely prostate-shredding bulge in its middle, I replaced my seat with a lightly used Selle Italia Discovery saddle sitting in a used bin in the … Continue reading The Cycling Thread asks about your seat
Welcome, comrades, to another edition of Record Reviews (with Pen!), a semi-regular column in which I review whatever the hell I’ve been listening to semi-recently. – Fly on the Wall, or: (indiscernible Brian Johnson squealing) The year is 1985, AC/DC … Continue reading Record Reviews (with Pen!) this week
Greetings, riders of all kinds. Another busy week, another last-minute cycling thread. My question this week is simple. So simple. Like so many things in life. How often do you cycle per week? (besides this, please feel free to share … Continue reading Rock ‘n’ Roll Cycling Thread
Apologies mashers, spinners, freewheelers, roadies, tourers, downhillers, commuters, the people who ride fixies, and Glyph! Super busy day yesterday, so busy I completely forgot to put up this week’s cycling thread, but absence, wheeled friends, makes the heart grow fonder. … Continue reading The Cycling Thread is late! (again!)
The Darkness – Motorheart, or: Late in the game goodness Relegated by the greater public to One Hit Wonder status, The Darkness have been steadily releasing albums almost all of which outdo their initial blow-up, Permission to Land, itself a … Continue reading Record Reviews with Pen!
Hey homies! Absolutely huge amount of stuff on my mind right now causing me to forget this until just now! Let’s call this an openish thread plus this prompt: How do you beat the heat cycling while it’s hot hot … Continue reading The Cycling Thread is a bit late!
That’s right, friends, gear. Not steroids, but your cycling gear. What’s on your bike and what’s on you when you ride? Anything you can’t go without? Anything you picked up recently? Hit me! (today’s pic is the Giubilato down by … Continue reading The Cycling thread talks gear
Title says it all. What is the greatest distance you’ve ever cycled, Avocados? I watched a video perhaps last year (or the year before? Every year since 2020 has been a temporal blur) which indicated, if I’m remembering correctly, cycling … Continue reading The Cycling Thread wants to know the furthest you’ve ever cycled
The week’s finally here. Tell me, friends, about your bike(s). Pictures, anecdotes, histories. That’s what we’re here for this week. Gush about your ride. And/or just tell us how cycling has been for you this past week. We’re free and … Continue reading The Cycling Thread asks about Your Bike
Greetings riders, whippers, commuters, disputers, and Glyph (if he so desires) to this week’s cycling thread, where we talk all about that thing we all like to do. How’s your week going riding-wise? How are you, reader? This week, uncle … Continue reading The Cycling Thread Asks About Your Town