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06-11-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,074
Posted By ARider2

This is very bad news indeed. It is nearly...

This is very bad news indeed. It is nearly impossible for any small business to survive these days and even more so for the LBS given the fact complete bicycles and parts and accessories have been in...
06-11-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,074
Posted By cb400bill

Sheldon Brown worked there for years. ...

Sheldon Brown worked there for years.

https://www.harriscyclery.net/
Forum: Triathlon
06-11-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,997
Posted By ClydeClydeson

A certain segment of the male population is...

A certain segment of the male population is uncomfortable seeing other men in tight clothing. I believe they are troubled by their own feelings that are more difficult to suppress in such...
12-01-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By ooga-booga

and leucadia blvd, in the area of the fatality,...

and leucadia blvd, in the area of the fatality, is a stretch i would consider relatively safe-with a disclaimer...i've found the .25 mile before and after freeway
onramps/offramps to generally be...
12-01-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By nomadmax

If you run into these people on a MUP, it's your...

If you run into these people on a MUP, it's your fault; because you willingly went on a MUP.
12-01-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Having a beer with my only friend the Snow Lady...

Having a beer with my only friend the Snow Lady :lol: there is no way she has COVID-19. Will be some boring months ahead but hopefully this will pass. See what happens.
...
12-01-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By Bah Humbug

Apparently not.

Apparently not.
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Geepig

One careful owner

I wonder if I should ask for a discount?
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11-30-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,436
Posted By rsbob

Last weekend was heading down a rail-trail...

Last weekend was heading down a rail-trail conversion on my mtn bike. There was a gentleman with a wheel off his road bike and asked him if he needed help, which he responded Yes! Do you have a...
11-30-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,436
Posted By Pratt

Personally, I carry a spare tube, so I can change...

Personally, I carry a spare tube, so I can change the tube and be on my way and fix it at home. If I'm going to be riding stretches a long way from services, I carry a tube for both sizes, 700c and...
11-30-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,436
Posted By genejockey

I've had to walk > 1 mile twice. Once was...

I've had to walk > 1 mile twice. Once was pre-cell phone, and after flatting from a cut casing 6 miles from home and then flatting the spare tube 2 miles from home - even though it was booted with a...
11-30-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,133
Posted By cyccommute

Some of us canít believe that others have drunk...

Some of us canít believe that others have drunk the 29er Kool-aid.
11-30-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,969
Posted By Maelochs

The point of cycling is riding a bicycle.

The point of cycling is riding a bicycle.
11-30-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,436
Posted By bikecrate

It takes me about 15 minutes to change a flat, so...

It takes me about 15 minutes to change a flat, so if I can walk home in roughly the same time, then I will walk. I'd rather change a flat in the comfort of my own home than out on the road in 90...
11-30-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,436
Posted By Gary in NJ

Anything beyond a mile, and I'm breaking out the...

Anything beyond a mile, and I'm breaking out the cell phone to get a ride home. My tools are at home...not on my bike.
11-30-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,436
Posted By DorkDisk

Time for a new bike ;-]

Time for a new bike
;-]
11-29-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,133
Posted By rosefarts

I just got one ...

I just got one
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11-29-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,133
Posted By cyccommute

5 of 8 ...

5 of 8


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11-29-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,133
Posted By spoook

Twenty Six

Who still rides 26" bikes? I still have two of them.
11-27-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,716
Posted By Moe Zhoost

So it's been three and a half years since the OP...

So it's been three and a half years since the OP posed his one and only question to BF. Since he has never responded to the thread, either he's declined the job offer, taken it at a salary well...
11-27-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,745
Posted By dieselgoat

I would save up and buy another bike before I...

I would save up and buy another bike before I bought new wheels for that bike.
11-27-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,745
Posted By dedhed

Not usually unless they fail.

Not usually unless they fail.
11-27-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By jppe

Too Much Turkey????

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I thought this was a funny story. Blame it on too...
11-27-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By njkayaker

Which ones come with Swedish super models? Mine...

Which ones come with Swedish super models? Mine came with supermodels but not Swedish ones.

Wahoo would work. 530 would too.

Don’t know why you want to look at maps without using them for...
Forum: Foo
11-27-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,207,811
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/KlmRipr.gif

https://i.imgur.com/KlmRipr.gif
11-26-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bill Kapaun

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help
11-26-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By rsbob

No full fenders on this but it gets cleaned after...

No full fenders on this but it gets cleaned after itís rain rides. The rear wing works well and pops right off. Had a small repair after a slight off down an embankment on my mtn bike (where some...
11-26-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By wolfchild

Nothing to worry about...but for an extra peace...

Nothing to worry about...but for an extra peace of mind you can spray some rust proofing oil inside your steel frame.
Forum: Foo
11-26-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,207,811
Posted By Steve B.

My sis-in-law did one of theses once ...

My sis-in-law did one of theses once

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11-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Hondo Gravel

:lol: just picked up 2 30 packs of Keystone Light...

:lol: just picked up 2 30 packs of Keystone Light from the local beer cave. Everyone I saw was being cool wearing their masks and keeping a distance. Going to have few outside as I always do anyways...
11-26-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By cxwrench

There haven't been enough of these threads lately?

There haven't been enough of these threads lately?
11-26-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,656
Posted By mpetry912

Scrubbing bubbles bathroom cleaner with a soapy...

Scrubbing bubbles bathroom cleaner with a soapy water follow up is surprisingly good.

Mark Petry
Bainbridge Island, WA
11-26-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,933
Posted By CrowSeph

After a lot of time and a lot of wrong forks...

After a lot of time and a lot of wrong forks ordered (tnx stupid local shop) the bike is ready to be returned to the owner.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLpE5xcCGaU
11-26-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Trevtassie

Alcohol and Covid-19

There's a damn good reason why bars and places serving alcohol should be shut when Covid-19 is not under control in a community...... Alcohol induced hearing loss. Basically drunk people go deaf, so...
11-25-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By Random11

My son who's taken possession of my Giant is 30,...

My son who's taken possession of my Giant is 30, and not much of a cyclist. It wasn't much of a sacrifice for him to lend me my old bike back for a day. I have an older son who's 32 and very much...
11-24-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,776
Posted By wgscott

Very sorry to hear that. Let us know.

Very sorry to hear that. Let us know.
11-24-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,656
Posted By grizzly59

Hot water and Dawn Platinum 4x

Hot water and Dawn Platinum 4x
11-24-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By Kapusta

Don't believe the Bikes Direct comparison...

Don't believe the Bikes Direct comparison numbers. Their bikes are generally a pretty decent value if you are OK working on your own stuff, and know how to check over the build of a bike, but the...
11-24-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By tomato coupe

It's not the equivalent of a $2-3k bike. If it...

It's not the equivalent of a $2-3k bike. If it was, everyone cyclist that owned a set of Allen wrenches would be all over it.
11-24-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,656
Posted By Koyote

Please don't use gasoline as a degreaser. Ever.

Please don't use gasoline as a degreaser. Ever.
11-23-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,656
Posted By _ForceD_

Home Depot has its own store brand of a citrus...

Home Depot has its own store brand of a citrus degreaser spray that works surprisingly well IMO. I use it to clean the bike components, but it is also good for cleaning your greasy hands too. I also...
11-23-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,647
Posted By jack pot

anybody thinking about how a COVID spiked SUPER...

anybody thinking about how a COVID spiked SUPER BOWL will look like :foo:
11-23-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,904
Posted By GlennR

I guess at giving them a new Roll Royce. A...

I guess at giving them a new Roll Royce.

A month ago I was on my way home from a 50 mile ride and still 10 miles from home. I suddenly knew I was going to need a bathroom and thought i could make...
11-23-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,904
Posted By GlennR

Actually I said a 6 pack. And you're tipping...

Actually I said a 6 pack.

And you're tipping the mechanic, not the shop.

BTW... do you know what the average bike mechanic makes? I doubt you would do it for so little.

I'm sure you don't...
11-23-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By Bonzo Banana

Spend what you want to spend on a bike. I've had...

Spend what you want to spend on a bike. I've had great service from cheap bikes which don't have suspension. A few key cheap upgrades can transform them. It's really down to how you use the bike...
Forum: Foo
11-22-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 1,207,811
Posted By Shimagnolo

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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"Honey, I'm home! I took the shortcut."
11-21-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,667
Posted By clubman

Nope. It's boring. Sangetsu is already blocked....

Nope. It's boring. Sangetsu is already blocked. Life's too short for ridiculous sophistry. I'm moving on.
11-21-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By wolfchild

Not only that, but ignore lists will fill up...

Not only that, but ignore lists will fill up really fast too. Members with cheap bikes will fill up their ignore list with members who have expensive bikes....and members with expensive bikes will...
11-21-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By Rolla

A mid-priced aluminum bike will get you most of...

A mid-priced aluminum bike will get you most of the weight savings without the expense of carbon. Get one with a carbon fork and you'll have more comfort.
11-21-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,746
Posted By Yellowlab

Bike buying is a classic example of "point of...

Bike buying is a classic example of "point of diminishing returns". There will be a very large jump in quality just going from a $300 Wal-Mart bike to a "real" $800 or $1000 entry level name brand...
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