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Introductions

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Welcome to the BikeForums community! Please introduce yourself to other forum members here.
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Industry News

What's new in the cycling world? Advertisers, PM IBRyan with your industry news and press releases for publication.
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Charity Events

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Whether you're looking for riders, sponsors, or volunteers, this is the place to tell the world that cyclists can make a difference.
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Regional Rides and Events

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Do you have a ride for your club, or other organization you need to promote? Feel free for all members to post their events or rides in the appropriate regional Rides Subforum.
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General Cycling Discussion

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Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!
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Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs

Have a need for adaptive equipment to ride to compensate for a disability or loss of limb or function? This area is for discussion among those of us in the cycling world that are coming back from traumatic circumstances and tell the world, "No, you are not going to beat me down!"
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Advocacy & Safety

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Cyclists should expect and demand safe accommodation on every public road, just as do all other users. Discuss your bicycle advocacy and safety concerns here.
by TC1
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Alt Bike Culture

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Chopped, dropped, stretched, lifted, and otherwise cut up and put back together. The art and science of choppers, cruisers, lowriders and the vast world of mutant bicycles.
04-13-24 10:35 AM Go to last post
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Beach Cruisers

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Do you love balloon tires and fenders? Do you love riding the simplicity of a single gear and coaster brakes or a single gear cluster? Do you love the classic curves in the tubing of a cruiser that takes you back to the 1950's and 1960's, stylistically? Here's your home! Welcome to the Beach Cruisers and Cruisers forum!
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Bicycle Mechanics

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Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.
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BMX

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Dirt, vert, flatland or street? Drop in the BMX forum to talk to other 20" riders around the world. What is the best BMX bicycle for you? Learn all about it here.
04-13-24 08:38 PM Go to last post
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Classic & Vintage

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This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers, bone-shakers, safety bikes and much more.
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Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals.

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Use this subforum for all requests as to "How much is this vintage bike worth?"Do NOT try to sell it in here, use the Marketplaces.
04-16-24 09:17 PM Go to last post
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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)

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Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.
04-16-24 07:39 PM Go to last post
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Commuting

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Bicycle commuting is easier than you think, before you know it, you'll be hooked. Learn the tips, hints, equipment, safety requirements for safely riding your bike to work.
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04-16-24 08:38 PM Go to last post
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Cyclocross and Gravelbiking (Recreational)

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This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like : "Unbound Gravel". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.
04-16-24 06:58 PM Go to last post
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Early Brifter Bikes - 7,8, and 9 Speed

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Not vintage, not new, but still loved!
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Electric Bikes

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Here's a place to discuss ebikes, from home grown to high-tech.
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04-16-24 05:37 PM Go to last post
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Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets

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HRM, GPS, MP3, HID. Whether it's got an acronym or not, here's where you'll find discussions on all sorts of tools, toys and gadgets.
by prj71
04-16-24 03:01 PM Go to last post
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Fatbikes

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Designed for use in sand, mud or snow, Fat bikes are the right choice for true all-terrain riding. Check here for the latest on these fun, adventurous two-wheeled machines.
by prj71
04-12-24 03:24 PM Go to last post
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Fifty Plus (50+)

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Share the victories, challenges, successes and special concerns of bicyclists 50 and older. Especially useful for those entering or reentering bicycling.
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Fitting Your Bike

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Are you confused about how you should fit a bike to your particular body dimensions? Have you been reading, found the terms Merxx or French Fit, and don’t know what you need? Every style of riding is different- in how you fit the bike to you, and the sizing of the bike itself. It’s more than just measuring your height, reach and inseam. With the help of Bike Fitting, you’ll be able to find the right fit for your frame size, style of riding, and your particular dimensions. Here ya’ go…..the location for everything fit related.
by timtak
04-09-24 03:15 PM Go to last post
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Folding Bikes

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Discuss the unique features and issues of folding bikes. Also a great place to learn what folding bike will work best for your needs.
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Framebuilders

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Thinking about a custom frame? Lugged vs Fillet Brazed. Different Frame materials? Newvex or Pacenti Lugs? why get a custom Road, Mountain, or Track Frame? Got a question about framebuilding? Lets discuss framebuilding at it's finest.
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Hybrid Bicycles

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Where else would you go to discuss these fun, versatile bikes?
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Indoor & Stationary Cycling Forum

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From spin to Zwift to Peloton, this forum is dedicated to any and all indoor training on stationary bikes
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Living Car Free

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Do you live car free or car light? Do you prefer to use alternative transportation (bicycles, walking, other human-powered or public transportation) for everyday activities whenever possible? Discuss your lifestyle here.
04-07-24 06:01 PM Go to last post
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Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling

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Do you enjoy centuries, double centuries, brevets, randonnees, and 24-hour time trials? Share ride reports, and exchange training, equipment, and nutrition information specific to long distance cycling. This isn't for tours, this is for endurance events cycling
04-10-24 07:37 AM Go to last post
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Mountain Biking

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Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out this forum to discuss the latest tips, tricks, gear and equipment in the world of mountain biking.
by prj71
04-15-24 03:10 PM Go to last post
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Professional Cycling For the Fans

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Follow the Tour de France,the Giro de Italia, the Spring Classics, or other professional cycling races? Here's your home...
04-16-24 10:42 PM Go to last post
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Recreational & Family

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Ride just to ride? Have a family and want to get them into cycling? Drop in here to discuss recreational and family cycling issues.
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Recumbent

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What IS that thing?! Recumbents may be odd looking, but they have many advantages over a "wedgie" bicycle. Discuss the in's and out's recumbent lifestyle in the recumbent forum.
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Road Cycling

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“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway
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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear

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"I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)
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Fixed Gear Freestyle

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Trickbikes and Freestylers, here's your home! Here, you can discuss the ins and outs of building and riding these bikes.
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Tandem Cycling

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A bicycle built for two. Want to find out more about this wonderful world of tandems? Check out this forum to talk with other tandem enthusiasts. Captains and stokers welcome!
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Touring

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Have a dream to ride a bike across your state, across the country, or around the world? Self-contained or fully supported? Trade ideas, adventures, and more in our bicycle touring forum.
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Training & Nutrition

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Learn how to develop a training schedule that's good for you. What should you eat and drink on your ride? Learn everything you need to know about training and nutrition here.
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Triathlon

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Swim / Bike / Run your thing? Drop in our new triathlon forum for the latest in training & gear. From beginner to expert, and sprint to ironman.
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Utility Cycling

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Want to haul groceries, beer, maybe even your kids? You don't have to live car free to put your bike to use as a workhorse. Here's the place to share and learn about the bicycle as a utility vehicle.
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Winter Cycling

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Don't let snow and ice discourage you this winter. The key element to year-round cycling is proper attire! Check out this winter cycling forum to chat with other ice bike fanatics.
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The Racer's Forum

Race Bicycles? This is the place for you. Contents include Road Racing | Masters Road Racing | Mountainbike | Cyclocross Racing | This Category is for the racers, themselves, and future racers. Discussions of the big races from the spectator side should be posted in our Pro Cycling for the Fans Forum
 
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"The 33"-Road Bike Racing

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We set this forum up for our members to discuss their experiences in either pro or amateur racing, whether they are the big races, or even the small backyard races. Don't forget to update all the members with your own race results.
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Juniors Racing (All Disciplines)

Entry level and/or 23 and younger here's where yo can mix and learn.
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Masters Racing (All Disciplines)

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Race on the track or road or on your mountainbike in the Masters Category? Want to talk tactics, strategy and training with your peers?
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Cyclocross Racing

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Discuss pro racing, the big races, and even the small backyard races. Don't forget to update all the members with your own race results.
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Mountain Bike Racing

Discuss pro racing, the big races, and even the small backyard races. Don't forget to update all the members with your own race results.
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Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area

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Looking to enter into the realm of track racing? Want to share your experiences and tactics for riding on a velodrome? The Track Cycling forums is for you! Come in and discuss training/racing, equipment, and current track cycling events.
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The Market Place

The Marketplace requires Premium Membership to post new threads. This can be purchased at: http://www.bikeforums.net/payments.php bikeforums.net only provides infrastructure and a platform for your sale threads and assumes no responsibility for the transactions or disputes. This applies to all Marketplaces and For Trade threads.
 
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For Sale

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Items for sale, bicycle and cycling related items only, please! Requires upgraded Membership to post new threads. This forum is intended for individual members to sell their bikes and bike related gear, and not for commercial ventures or company sales. Prices must be quoted up front, we are not an auction site, and do not link to your ebay auctions.
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Want To Buy

Looking to buy bicycle related gear? Post your request here. Requires upgraded membership to post new threads
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News & Announcements

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Forum Suggestions & User Assistance

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Have a suggestion for the forums? Need help with the Forums? Post here.
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