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05-03-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,577
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Since you don't like what many years of people's...

Since you don't like what many years of people's experience have suggested I think you should sand away. Report back after you have findings. OH, do it to your rear rim first so you can report back....
05-03-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,577
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, you just don't know all the tricks. Or you...

Yeah, you just don't know all the tricks. Or you are poorly skilled at executing them.

I've yet to find a tire and rim that levers are necessary. Sometimes they are helpful and quicker, but never...
04-29-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By cxwrench

You should always check a new hanger. They're...

You should always check a new hanger. They're generally always perfect but where they attach to the frame might not be. I vericy alignment on every new hanger I install.
04-22-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

It's pretty common to spend more then a shop will...

It's pretty common to spend more then a shop will charge for the first few repairs you do yourself if you're just beginning. The tools and the mistakes collectively add up quickly. It's when you do...
04-22-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Rolla

No offense, but I don't think you're going to...

No offense, but I don't think you're going to save any money by attempting trial-and-error repairs on parts that you can't even identify. If I understand it correctly, you're having a problem with...
04-22-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By HillRider

You answered your own question. Spare hangers...

You answered your own question. Spare hangers are like having fire insurance; it's an unnecessary expense until you REALLY need it. Also, Murphy will see to it that if you have one you will never...
04-18-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By veganbikes

It is a Black Blob, best shock you can get for...

It is a Black Blob, best shock you can get for $0.30. More quality than using a toilet paper roll but less quality than a hard dog doo.
04-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By nomadmax

Provided all thr fasteners are tight, it has...

Provided all thr fasteners are tight, it has proper air in the tires and the headset bearings aren't notched, it's probably just matter of you spending more time on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,952
Posted By tomato coupe

When did the low tire pressure trend start? ...

When did the low tire pressure trend start?

As I recall, it was on a Tuesday during a long cold spell in January.
01-15-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If some parts need to be less then tightly...

If some parts need to be less then tightly secured for the system to work well then something is wrong, and is continued to be used like that then don't be surprised if in the future you have big...
12-19-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By Ironfish653

Ride it as far as you're willing to walk, and as...

Ride it as far as you're willing to walk, and as fast as you're willing to crash.
12-14-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,536
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I see someone has drunk the media's Koolaid. As...

I see someone has drunk the media's Koolaid. As though speed is the only factor that needs to be talked about, sought out or the reason to ride. Actually this is the first I have read of the 1x trend...
12-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By prj71

No kidding!!! $350 worth of parts slapped on a...

No kidding!!! $350 worth of parts slapped on a $50 Walmart bike.

:lol:
12-06-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By dsbrantjr

If your bike shifts satisfactorily here is no...

If your bike shifts satisfactorily here is no need to change anything. Never Fix A Running Piece.
11-28-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By DrIsotope

The time between the first post and this post in...

The time between the first post and this post in this thread is just over five hours. Taking out the fork, turning the bike to drop the bearing out, and putting everything back together (properly)...
11-20-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,901
Posted By prj71

Sounds fun...until you have to climb a hill. ...

Sounds fun...until you have to climb a hill.

No itis here.
11-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,203
Posted By veganbikes

Keep the paramedics on speed dial, just in case....

Keep the paramedics on speed dial, just in case. That is some serious damage to that top tube and I wouldn't feel safe riding it like that.
11-17-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By canklecat

That's impressive. Yeah, sure, recalls are...

That's impressive. Yeah, sure, recalls are forever, but some companies won't honor recalls or extended warranties. Been there, done that, with Subaru, Commodore and Nikon.

My 1993 Univega Via...
10-30-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,871
Posted By 70sSanO

Maybe. Is it a Kona Humuhumunukunukuapua’a? ...

Maybe.

Is it a Kona Humuhumunukunukuapua’a?

But I’d install a Fox Float just in case.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 20,171
Posted By RadDog

One of the reasons I ride a bike is because I...

One of the reasons I ride a bike is because I enjoy things like shifting, accelerating, braking....relying upon no external energy source...when I start to remove these things I start doing something...
10-22-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,092
Posted By Kapusta

Folks, ride whatver you like. No need to justify...

Folks, ride whatver you like. No need to justify it. I enjoy full suspension, hard tails, and rigid bikes.

But this notion that FS bikes are sluggish and are like driving a dump truck is based...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 20,171
Posted By Lemond1985

My take: I don't want one more set of batteries...

My take: I don't want one more set of batteries to worry about.
10-10-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By nomadmax

The only thing Snap On about that bike is the...

The only thing Snap On about that bike is the sticker. That said, it beats walking.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,533
Posted By MaxKatt

Studies have repeatedly shown that average riders...

Studies have repeatedly shown that average riders blindfolded have roughly a coin flip chance of guessing if the bike they are on is carbon or titanium based solely on feel and ride quality.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,533
Posted By datlas

“Someone explain to me the Titanium trend I keep...

“Someone explain to me the Titanium trend I keep seeing.”

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,061
Posted By rubiksoval

In the winter it's too cold to ride without...

In the winter it's too cold to ride without gloves. In the summer it's too hot and sweaty to ride without gloves. Fall and spring seem to only last about 3 hours each.

So, I always wear gloves.
08-05-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By DrIsotope

They're also about 3 dollars, so I don't really...

They're also about 3 dollars, so I don't really see the point of not having one if you own a Shimano crank.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,776
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

With respect, given the questions you are asking...

With respect, given the questions you are asking might be a good idea to have a bike shop assemble your bike?
07-22-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By zacster

And we stopped using threaded BBs for what reason?

And we stopped using threaded BBs for what reason?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,270
Posted By CoogansBluff

For those saying a bike is a bike, how much money...

For those saying a bike is a bike, how much money did you spend on yours? Unless you spent the least of anyone on this board, then by your own definition, you spent too much.

IMO, a bike is a...
07-09-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,919
Posted By DrIsotope

As a guy who's driven a few thousand pounds of...

As a guy who's driven a few thousand pounds of decking screws, I can say that Torx is the way to go. Bikes should be all Torx. I mean sure, I curse at a Ford I'm trying to do the brakes on because it...
06-10-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By alcjphil

+1 It is little deal unless it bothers you...

+1
It is little deal unless it bothers you after which it becomes a bigger deal
06-04-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By Kapusta

You call those hand positions? Y’all are a bunch...

You call those hand positions? Y’all are a bunch of dilettantes.

...
05-02-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By Darth Lefty

apt thread title

apt thread title
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,854
Posted By noodle soup

,,, but a road bike is much quieter, F-35s...

,,, but a road bike is much quieter,

F-35s are ****ing loud
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,401
Posted By one4smoke

I love it in the heat of the summer, and hate it...

I love it in the heat of the summer, and hate it in winter when there’s no other alternative after leaving the office at 6pm.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,382
Posted By woodcraft

I have wished for a flat tire while struggling to...

I have wished for a flat tire while struggling to keep up with a fast group.
Forum: Commuting
01-09-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Korina

...'til it was snagged by a passing tornado... :D

...'til it was snagged by a passing tornado... :D
05-14-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,506
Posted By fietsbob

Mach 0.8 in an east bound 747-400 SFO to AMS or...

Mach 0.8 in an east bound 747-400 SFO to AMS or LHR Bike in a Carton as Checked Luggage...





:lol:
07-08-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 28,201
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Allow me to add to your frustration with my rant....

Allow me to add to your frustration with my rant. I hate internal cable routing. It is so much of a hassle to service the cable (yes, cables can be serviced without replacement) let alone replace...
09-17-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 18,271
Posted By gerv

Could you save them and mail to me?

Could you save them and mail to me?
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