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08-22-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By dedhed

A place to stop for ice cream

A place to stop for ice cream
08-18-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By AlanHK

I was sceptical, but gave it a try. And it...

I was sceptical, but gave it a try.
And it works.
Cable is now not rubbing on the body and most importantly, the lever now goes to 3 and clicks, so the chain stays on the big ring.
Kudos Joe!...
08-17-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By JoeTBM

Look at this article, about 1/2 way down there...

Look at this article, about 1/2 way down there are pictures of incorrect and correct routing at the front derailleur...
08-15-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,982
Posted By vp1337

Clever! :D Looks like this now btw: ...

Clever! :D

Looks like this now btw:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/940x651/bianchi_ragno_migale_40667_6_be63eb1822e3fa3a6822a3df237c13a78be56d06.jpg

I should get a...
08-14-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,982
Posted By DorkDisk

Pink Stumpjumper on the Pink Bridge ...

Pink Stumpjumper on the Pink Bridge

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08-14-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,248
Posted By scarlson

I'll see your bacon slicer and your cheese...

I'll see your bacon slicer and your cheese shredder, and raise you a Maxi-car!...
08-14-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,248
Posted By ksryder

I think OP is using "jumping the shark" to mean...

I think OP is using "jumping the shark" to mean "became unfashionable" which is not what it means.

It means "this once good thing has now became absurd and dragged out or has crossed over into...
08-14-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,248
Posted By USAZorro

I saw the thread title, and expected that someone...

I saw the thread title, and expected that someone had encountered an EXTREMELY High Flanged hub, and was hoping to see the picture. (this because of my understanding of the meaning of the phrase,...
08-12-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 38,622
Posted By Bholio

Walkill valley rail trail, near Rosendale NY,...

Walkill valley rail trail, near Rosendale NY, just north of the big bridge.

Not much to see in the cave, but the cold air coming out of it was very interesting. It was about 85F (30C) outside,...
08-12-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 38,622
Posted By noglider

On Friday, I took Citi Bike to the ferry terminal...

On Friday, I took Citi Bike to the ferry terminal to have dinner with my in-laws. They are in Hoboken, NJ, just across the Hudson River. We had just had a storm, and it was sunset time, so the views...
08-09-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By livedarklions

Well, if it's like a lot of government agencies,...

Well, if it's like a lot of government agencies, they've been given too much to do, and not enough staff and resources to do it.
08-09-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By Wozza2014

How hard is it to shorten the chain? I have never...

How hard is it to shorten the chain? I have never done that before. What tool do I need?

But I'll try pulling the wheel back first and that seems like an easier option for now.
08-06-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,568
Posted By browngw

Recently sold this very well made 1974 Sekine...

Recently sold this very well made 1974 Sekine step through. Alloys bars stem fenders etc. and weighed in at around 24lbs with kickstand and pedals. It was a lovely bike and the young lady who...
Forum: Introductions
08-05-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By BririaBoarder

Welcome from Grand Rapids! I just now joined...

Welcome from Grand Rapids! I just now joined myself!
08-04-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,982
Posted By cooperryder

Another pic of my lugged Trek 950. This is my...

Another pic of my lugged Trek 950.
This is my 2nd lugged 950.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1550/20190730_124933_7715452d4759f1991f541fc4853c306c345c661e.jpg
07-29-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,943
Posted By Daniel4

This happens all the time. Manufacturers just...

This happens all the time. Manufacturers just ignore the concerns of society. And then when politicians finally step in, these same corporations and their lobby groups come up with their own study...
07-18-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 67,361
Posted By browngw

My latest project, a factory fendered bike, a...

My latest project, a factory fendered bike, a circa 1960 Royal Nord President, made in Belgium. Truly multinational,it has "Spitfire" fenders (UK?) Brampton 3speed (England) Weinmann brakes (Swiss)....
07-13-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,628
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I live and ride in So. Cal. In over 30 years of...

I live and ride in So. Cal. In over 30 years of riding Iíve never had an issue with a BMW or. Benz driver.

OTOH, Iíve had issues with Mr. fat tub of lard driving a jacked up truck, or the...
07-07-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,666
Posted By canklecat

I'm a 61 year old man wearing skin tight shorts...

I'm a 61 year old man wearing skin tight shorts and a jersey with a pattern only a drunk frat boy at Panama City spring break might wear. My shoes sound like high heels but with the heel on the wrong...
07-06-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,982
Posted By cooperryder

That's a sharp looking cockpit. (and bike) I...

That's a sharp looking cockpit. (and bike)
I have a set of those same shifters.
Hope your daughter enjoys her cool bike.
07-05-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,939
Posted By UniChris

Sounds like broken infrastructure. In all...

Sounds like broken infrastructure.

In all seriousness, bet it's challenging in a wheelchair, too.
07-02-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 867
Posted By ericcc65

Sorry for all the replies, this should be the...

Sorry for all the replies, this should be the last one. I just emailed Soma and asked them about this problem and here was their reply:
06-18-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,512
Posted By GlennR

All the group rides i've been on avoid the MUP. ...

All the group rides i've been on avoid the MUP.

We don't belong there.
06-13-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 387,699
Posted By Va1984

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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A couple of recent Univega Specialissima (2x) and...
06-10-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21,525
Views: 2,170,485
Posted By jackbombay

So here is my resto mod hercules that I built up...

So here is my resto mod hercules that I built up back on 2005, I think the frame is from 63' based on where the serial number is on the BB shell, but maybe you guys can confirm or refute that, the...
06-09-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,820
Posted By Maelochs

You get assurance that the components which are...

You get assurance that the components which are on the bike work as intended ... not something Walmart would guarantee.

In which case, tell the staff to eat each other and go to a good bike shop....
05-24-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,396
Posted By flyjimmy

If you choose to knowingly go where you will...

If you choose to knowingly go where you will most likely find trouble is it really self defense if you get into an altercation? Itís a fine line but starts to sound like vigilantism.
05-13-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,483
Posted By Hiro11

"Quality" of these Chicago Schwinns is tough to...

"Quality" of these Chicago Schwinns is tough to define.

On one hand, the Varsity is likely one of the most durable bikes ever made. The electro-forging techniques used in the frame are both an...
05-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,483
Posted By Wildwood

80s - The Ronald Reagan “it’s all about ‘me’”...

80s - The Ronald Reagan “it’s all about ‘me’” generation started things downhill.
60s - ‘Think not about what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country’ attitude.

When...
05-12-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,483
Posted By TimothyH

The past is always seen through rose colored...

The past is always seen through rose colored glasses and the assertion that world today is "cutthroat, weight weenie, aero-everything" is certainly false.

Adventure cycling/bikepacking is...
05-10-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,072
Posted By woodcraft

This may not apply to your experience, but a...

This may not apply to your experience,

but a rider with the signature of a "cyclist" may get a closer pass because they can hold a line and are more predictable,

relative to a wobbling person...
05-09-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,302
Posted By ColonelSanders

Wouldn't it more likely be a case of people...

Wouldn't it more likely be a case of people riding bikes/have wheels, that in their design, have prioritised lightness over ruggedness? :twitchy:
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,433
Posted By Darth Lefty

It sounds like youíre trying to build a beach...

It sounds like youíre trying to build a beach cruiser that for some willful reason has a track frame in the middle of it.
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