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Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 19,466
Posted By eduskator

E-Bike or bike, who cares? As long as you ride...

E-Bike or bike, who cares? As long as you ride one!

The more cyclists there are, the more respect we'll get from other users of the road (such as car drivers...). They (we) tend to become a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,459
Posted By Deal4Fuji

They make good bird feeder trays ...

They make good bird feeder trays
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10-01-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,649
Posted By Loose Chain

I have used and ridden 19s. So to me a 23 is...

I have used and ridden 19s. So to me a 23 is rather plush. I prefer 23mm tires and since I am not a big guy, 5-10, 160 (maybe) I can drop a little pressure, about 100 psi and do fine. I do have one...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,286
Posted By Lemond1985

"Wow! Padded Turkey Levers, just like the pros...

"Wow! Padded Turkey Levers, just like the pros use!" :D

I love the Adamas brakes, they're like little Campy Deltas.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By webberjames95

It was actually this bike that got me into bikes...

It was actually this bike that got me into bikes at all. My dadís boardwalk he got right around 2000 when we lived in Los Angeles. Countless rides on the strand in So Cal. Learned next to him while...
09-26-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By jon c.

I believe there's a bit of semantic argument in...

I believe there's a bit of semantic argument in that "bike sharing" doesn't actually involve sharing anything. It's just another form of bike rental.

The "sharing" terminology was borrowed from...
09-24-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,347
Posted By tomato coupe

Cervelo owners are typecast because it's true; ...

Cervelo owners are typecast because it's true; they are, in fact, all owned by people in miscellaneous trades.
09-24-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By ljsense

This is why I'll never ride steel.

This is why I'll never ride steel.
09-24-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,795
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The only bike that I could consider stock, or at...

The only bike that I could consider stock, or at least have "factory" gearing, is my '85 Allez SE with a 52/42 front and 12-21T rear setup. So it properly blows when it comes to hills in Seattle...
09-23-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,169
Posted By RobbieTunes

Celebrating for Greg should be possible without...

Celebrating for Greg should be possible without even mentioning the other guy. Lemond is why I kept a bike around, even when I thought cycling was sort of silly. I wanted to capture what he showed...
09-23-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,121
Posted By Lemond1985

How about a 10 foot height restriction on Monster...

How about a 10 foot height restriction on Monster Pickup Trucks and SUV's? Probably too radical for many parts of the US, but it would be a good first step. :)
09-23-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,312
Posted By Milton Keynes

How about a chain lube thread?

How about a chain lube thread?
09-23-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,169
Posted By canklecat

That photo of LeMond with his restaurant...

That photo of LeMond with his restaurant tablecloth team jersey shows how much champions sacrifice to make race weight. In that photo he looks like a normal athlete, maybe 3-5 lbs above peak weight....
09-22-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By gugie

Late 40's Blondin

Karl Edwards (http://karledwards.com/) does illustration in the Portland area. Among other things, he designed Joseph Ahearne (http://karledwards.com/bicycle/ahearne-headtube-badge/)'s headbadge.
...
09-22-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 40,084
Posted By jbchybridrider

Redheaded Mouse Spider. A feisty brave little ...

Redheaded Mouse Spider. A feisty brave little bugger

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09-19-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,132
Posted By Happy Feet

This is true and a good example of why the whole...

This is true and a good example of why the whole discussion about which position is better for braking is just personal perspective.

However, and not to disagree with what you said... to...
09-18-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By ljsense

Can't help with the ID and history, but here's a...

Can't help with the ID and history, but here's a little known fact: in Italian, De Rosa literally translates to "The Rosa."
09-18-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,412
Posted By Mountain Mitch

Another ‘lesser known’ Italian brand that made...

Another ‘lesser known’ Italian brand that made some great bikes is Cramerotti.
...
09-11-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,769
Posted By thinktubes

I'm running 48/39 on a vintage Shimano Tri-color....

I'm running 48/39 on a vintage Shimano Tri-color.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48719575048_7fb7bede6b_z.jpg
09-11-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 699,943
Posted By fishboy316

70 Raleigh mk1. Love this...

70 Raleigh mk1. Love this bike!https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20190226_175909_001_copy_b8f6fd7cef5d22ec1140328f6df58446b50b914f.jpg...
09-11-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,769
Posted By ThermionicScott

Early Shimano (130BCD) would get you there, easy....

Early Shimano (130BCD) would get you there, easy. For a brief period, I ran 48/39 on an RX100 crank and 13-23 cassette. Not bad. :thumb:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 296,521
Posted By DQRider

Oh, c'mon now. That's just showing off! Beautiful...

Oh, c'mon now. That's just showing off! Beautiful bike, beautiful location. Congratulations! You have found Shangri-La... But seriously, great photo. :thumb:
09-03-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,867
Posted By livedarklions

I think this a big reason that any riding a...

I think this a big reason that any riding a beginner does, flat or hill, tends to strengthen them. They get more and more used to steadier pedaling.
09-03-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,867
Posted By terrymorse

Good point, although I don't think most new...

Good point, although I don't think most new cyclist are "blowing up" aerobically on climbs because they are going too hard.

I think the first thing to go for new riders on climbs are their leg...
08-27-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,069
Posted By alikitch

I can't fit a bell to my bike as it would...

I can't fit a bell to my bike as it would adversely affect the aesthetics. Neither can I yell 'passing on the right' (which is the right side here) as, when peddling, there is not sufficient air...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,107
Posted By Kimmo

...Aaand there's another three pages, folks

...Aaand there's another three pages, folks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,107
Posted By NeilBurt

Titanium's dirty little secret

Back in 1999, titanium's heyday, Trek rebadged a Litespeed Blade-4 for Lance to ride during time trials at the Tour. Well, everyone knows Trek never made a titanium bike, so the howls and jeers that...
08-26-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,181
Posted By billnuke1

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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ROARRRRRR!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,107
Posted By cb400bill

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-24-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By livedarklions

I'd add one part excuse for finding a good lunch...

I'd add one part excuse for finding a good lunch 50-80 miles from home, but I think that might just be me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 72,524
Posted By puma1552

You need to go away. Nothing more pathetic in...

You need to go away. Nothing more pathetic in this world than someone who hangs around a forum just to be an unlikeable troll. What a waste of your life.
08-24-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By livedarklions

I do absurd amounts of riding (my record is 168...

I do absurd amounts of riding (my record is 168 miles in a day, and have done several 140+ mile rides this summer), and the secret for me is to keep it fun. Take breaks whenever I feel like it, stop...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,107
Posted By ksryder

Awesome! Can't wait for the pics!

Awesome! Can't wait for the pics!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,107
Posted By Trakhak

As I recall, Pinarello wouldn't let him keep any...

As I recall, Pinarello wouldn't let him keep any of his team bikes because he quit racing before the contract was up. Indurain asked his pals in the peleton for recommendations, and the decision came...
08-13-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By JohnDThompson

Newer (say, late 70s onward) Campagnolo hubs have...

Newer (say, late 70s onward) Campagnolo hubs have the thread spec explicitly stamped between the threads and the hub flange:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/camp-hub-marking.jpg

Older hubs are...
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