Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

Type: Posts; User: Gnosis; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 18 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.45 seconds.

  1. Replies
    26
    Views
    453

    eja_bottecchia, I know the feeling and it is...

    eja_bottecchia, I know the feeling and it is somewhat liberating.

    The first time I rode naked was after I sped down a descent on my friend’s street which has a quick rolling rise at the very...
  2. I concur with everyone who indicated that it...

    I concur with everyone who indicated that it would be preferable to retain the existing wheel as a potential spare in the event the unforeseen should occur. Having a spare set of wheels around has...
  3. :lol:

    :lol:
  4. Replies
    26
    Views
    325

    Greetings Dheorl, You’ve stated that you only...

    Greetings Dheorl,

    You’ve stated that you only unscrewed the rear derailleur however; it seems somewhat pointless to have removed the rear derailleur without having disconnected its shifter cable....
  5. Replies
    41
    Views
    560

    My preference is long steep ascents, as the...

    My preference is long steep ascents, as the rewards afterward are awesome fast descents. :speedy:
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    393

    Bill, surmising a wheelset’s attributes via its...

    Bill, surmising a wheelset’s attributes via its cost is rarely helpful. The OP did state they’re double-walled and while he could be mistaken, or may have been misled, he also may be entirely...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    459

    My OEM Tektro Novela mechanical disc brakes...

    My OEM Tektro Novela mechanical disc brakes tended to squeal a great deal on my 29er, but its upgraded Shimano M445 hydraulic disc brakes don’t squeal. Its brake pads don’t drag, so they’re quite...
  8. Replies
    27
    Views
    660

    Tractorlegs, unlike Rowan, I didn’t make any...

    Tractorlegs, unlike Rowan, I didn’t make any generalized statement that would imply everyone loses weight as swiftly as I did. I merely conveyed the reality of my personal experience and as such, it...
  9. Replies
    27
    Views
    660

    Rowan, I’m 58 now, so it is 5 years later. What...

    Rowan, I’m 58 now, so it is 5 years later. What would you like to know? :D
  10. Replies
    29
    Views
    578

    :lol:

    :lol:
  11. Replies
    29
    Views
    578

    :lol:

    :lol:
  12. Congrats gman214, I think you made an excellent...

    Congrats gman214, I think you made an excellent choice!
  13. Replies
    27
    Views
    660

    It took 53 years for me to eventually reach a...

    It took 53 years for me to eventually reach a body weight of 210 pounds, the last 40 pounds of which was gained slowly over the last 25 years of those 53 years.

    However, after bicycling and...
  14. Below is a picture of my friend’s 1997 Tri Lite...

    Below is a picture of my friend’s 1997 Tri Lite Technium road bike prior to installing a flat bar, SRAM 7-speed GripShifters, a 7-speed 14-28 freewheel, and a Shimano Acera X rear derailleur. Notice...
  15. Ah, so your serial number begins with R80108....

    Ah, so your serial number begins with R80108. Just wondering; did your serial number have an A or B suffix? My friend’s didn’t have any suffix.

    It’s nice knowing the manufacture date of the...
  16. Be advised that you can place a magnet directly...

    Be advised that you can place a magnet directly on an actual aluminum rim only to potentially discover that the rim appears to be attracted by the magnet! Thus, this would seem to suggest that the...
  17. I experienced a similar issue with my 1995 Giant...

    I experienced a similar issue with my 1995 Giant Rinconís seatpost. Initially I thought its seatpost didnít provide a means by which to angle the saddle, as even with the saddle removed the...
  18. Thread: Hill Climbing

    by Gnosis
    Replies
    14
    Views
    634

    The OEM crankset on my lightweight 2011 Trek 2.1...

    The OEM crankset on my lightweight 2011 Trek 2.1 road bike was a 50/39/30 with an 11-28 cassette (cogs: 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 24, 28).

    While I’d love to have a SRAM PG-1050 11-32...
  19. View Post

    More typically, Iíd rather take the $300 bike with $300 worth of upgrades over the $600 bike whose OEM components fail to yield satisfaction for whatever reasons. I can do a lot with $300 worth of...
  20. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,445

    I respectfully disagree. Women are far more...

    I respectfully disagree. Women are far more interested in a well endowed wallet. :p
  21. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,445

    :roflmao2:

    :roflmao2:
  22. Parents have nothing to do with the equation, as...

    Parents have nothing to do with the equation, as stellar physical conditioning isn’t inherited rather; it’s acquired by an individual putting forth the necessary and considerable effort.
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    444

    UniGeezer, you’re awesome and I can’t think of...

    UniGeezer, you’re awesome and I can’t think of anyone more deserving of the unicycle limelight! :thumb:
  24. xinlitik, My friend’s Tri Lite Technium...

    xinlitik,

    My friend’s Tri Lite Technium required a Park Tools FR-2 freewheel remover which is a 2 pronged tool (it was a suntour 6-speed freewheel). It’s the only one I’ve ever encountered that...
  25. Greetings xinlitik, My friend just acquired...

    Greetings xinlitik,

    My friend just acquired his first road bike and coincidentally, itís a 1997 Raleigh Tri Lite Technium! It has 52/40 chainrings and had a 6-speed 13-26 freewheel. It needed new...
Results 1 to 25 of 445
Page 1 of 18 1 2 3 4