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04-02-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,710
Posted By SurferRosa

This doesn't make any sense.

This doesn't make any sense.
03-31-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,710
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Few years back, I was riding with a buddy and...

Few years back, I was riding with a buddy and coming to the end of our ride, we turned right into a driveway. Guy drafting him wasn't paying attention and slammed into my bud's der as we were...
03-31-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,710
Posted By Troul

don't be complaining when the person you drafting...

don't be complaining when the person you drafting lets out a ripe one.
03-31-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,710
Posted By base2

No. No, it's not you Original Poster. So, don't...

No.
No, it's not you Original Poster. So, don't take this wrong, or rude, or whatever...
The answer is: "No" to anyone, any where, any time.
Especially if you have a carbon wonderbike or a TT...
03-25-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 756
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Your brakes should have washers that you can...

Your brakes should have washers that you can relocate to move the pads closer to the rim.
I built a skinny "road" wheel for my hybrid and had a similar problem. You may need to find a couple extra...
03-21-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By ARider2

I would remove the brake pads and closely inspect...

I would remove the brake pads and closely inspect for any debris stuck in the pads, or signs of glazing, or ridges. Have you tried swapping the pads front to rear to see if it persists?
03-21-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By 2cam16

This is from a few years ago, but it's how I have...

This is from a few years ago, but it's how I have most of my parts organized. Within these bins and drawers are also smaller containers for the smaller parts....
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,268
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I wish it was that easy. No more cleaning lol.

I wish it was that easy. No more cleaning lol.
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,268
Posted By DiabloScott

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

https://i.imgur.com/lSRTApD.gif
03-14-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,554
Posted By wgscott

This clearly explains why my ceiling fan has 5...

This clearly explains why my ceiling fan has 5 blades instead of 30.
03-02-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,005
Posted By sloppy12

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next...

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next stop was ten miles from that bush. It was a now or never moment. I picked it up in one of them doggie bags and tied it to tree branch like everyone...
Forum: Touring
02-21-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,024
Posted By mstateglfr

I'm sure you could cross the US without a compass...

I'm sure you could cross the US without a compass even. Ride roads that go in the direction you want and if you need to even figure out what direction you need to head, look at the sun. Keep doing...
02-21-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,556
Posted By Jicafold

I have always used the calculator on the Pro...

I have always used the calculator on the Pro Wheelbuilder site and it never did me wrong. Consider using that site. I follow lacing instructions on Sheldon Brown
...
02-19-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By Kapusta

Stems keep getting shorter, this guy just was...

Stems keep getting shorter, this guy just was just future-proofing the bike.

A visionary, really.
02-16-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By KPREN

fully studded tires are loads cheaper than the...

fully studded tires are loads cheaper than the medical insurance deductible.
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By _ForceD_

BTW...you didnít really mention it in your...

BTW...you didnít really mention it in your OP...but if you arenít accustomed to swimming in open water you need to do that as soon as possible. I know itís frozen or too cold right now...so continue...
Forum: Foo
02-13-21, 11:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,164
Posted By roundypndr

Maybe send some of those Texan drivers to...

Maybe send some of those Texan drivers to Frostbite Falls driving school. :winter2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h6gklndK04
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,310
Posted By tomato coupe

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane...

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane SLR-7.
01-31-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,386
Posted By R007Trex

Silica Bike Pump repair

Greetings,
I tend to agree with most commentators. It is worth rebuilding. I purchased my Silica pump for around $20 in about 72' or 73'. Best bike pump in the WORLD. PERIOD!
The Campagnolo Super...
01-29-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By cjenrick

was working on the bike at night, as usual, ...

was working on the bike at night, as usual,

needed a cone wrench, bike shops closed,

went to garage and found a nice chrome box end combo wrench ,

then the Nakita grinder started making...
01-27-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,344
Posted By Koyote

Ahem. The Giant webpage...

Ahem.

The Giant webpage (https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/talon-2-2021) for this bike clearly pictures it with platform pedals, and the specs indicate the same.

The shop owes the OP a pair of...
01-25-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By Barry2

My next step would be to contact Genesis support....

My next step would be to contact Genesis support. (Cap in hand).
They are unlikely to give you an OK, but might cut you some slack on a replacement.

Barry
Forum: Commuting
01-24-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,753
Posted By Bikewolf

AND/OR have a backup pair is a good tip too....

AND/OR have a backup pair is a good tip too. (Maybe some hand warmers too.)
01-24-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,879
Posted By Gyro

Here lies Jimmy Day Died protecting his right...

Here lies Jimmy Day
Died protecting his right of way
Now, Jim was right as the day is long
But he's just as dead as if he was wrong
01-23-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,010
Posted By conspiratemus1

A tire that is too big to fit into your current...

A tire that is too big to fit into your current bike is always the solution. This leads you to become dissatisfied with what you were perfectly happy with up until the moment you read advertising...
01-22-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,879
Posted By Russ Roth

If you actually watch the video he does blame the...

If you actually watch the video he does blame the riders and their ability to access these bikes. I worry more about the relation of these to pedestrians and the negative impact its going to have...
01-15-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,209
Posted By indyfabz

The actress who plays Maggie is the same one who...

The actress who plays Maggie is the same one who plays the Food King cashier that Otter invites to the toga party in Animal House.
01-14-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,209
Posted By GlennR

And rides a 49cm ;)

And rides a 49cm ;)
01-13-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,591
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F.,...

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F., but here in the People's Republic of NYC, poor people are as law abiding as any other group.

Bike thieves (like most thieves) pretty much choose to...
01-03-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,306
Posted By Koyote

A Deuce and a Quarter ain't no Cadillac. ...

A Deuce and a Quarter ain't no Cadillac.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tu3khL6k2qU
12-31-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,342
Posted By cubewheels

You have the right to self defense. But the...

You have the right to self defense.

But the driver of the car is far too brainwashed by the society to even try to save his life.
12-23-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By Hobbiano

No way. Too many other bikes out there. As soon...

No way. Too many other bikes out there. As soon as you spend the money on this one, they'll show up.
12-17-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,566
Posted By Koyote

I rode this past Sunday - it was 36 degrees and...

I rode this past Sunday - it was 36 degrees and raining. I think you need to HTFU.

Also, you haven't told us what you are wearing. What layers, what are they made of, do you have a vest or jacket,...
12-17-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By dedhed

The broken end will come out of there. What I...

The broken end will come out of there. What I would try is this. Penetrating oil first, then some heat, then pounding in a half round nose chisel and use a wrench on the hex chisel shaft.
I do this...
12-15-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,247
Posted By CAT7RDR

Stay off the MUPS and ride rigorous climbs and...

Stay off the MUPS and ride rigorous climbs and the drafters disappear.
12-14-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,247
Posted By freeranger

Bean burrito for the pre-ride meal.

Bean burrito for the pre-ride meal.
12-04-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,248
Posted By NJgreyhead

WRT putting the chain in tension for taking a...

WRT putting the chain in tension for taking a proper measurement, I put the bike on the workstand with the rear wheel resting on the floor to keep it and the cassette from turning. Then I hang a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By cxwrench

Just buy a new freehub. A Trek dealer should be...

Just buy a new freehub. A Trek dealer should be able to go to their tech site and ID what you need...hopefully it's still made. Given the notches in the splines it's not worth using that one anymore....
11-18-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for those schematics, that should do the...

Thanks for those schematics, that should do the trick.
11-17-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,174
Posted By Danhedonia

More glitter is always the best idea.

More glitter is always the best idea.
11-15-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,840
Posted By CargoDane

No. Just no. You can use a hose, but don't...

No. Just no. You can use a hose, but don't squeeze the end to "really get in there".
11-13-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,179
Posted By Classtime

Consider a garage door(s) that swing out....

Consider a garage door(s) that swing out. Overhead doors eat a lot of space. I have a big garage and if I wore pants, I'd replace at least one roll up door with swing out double doors or sliding...
11-06-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,837
Posted By gsa103

With KMC master links, they are easy to remove if...

With KMC master links, they are easy to remove if you push the sides inward, then try to slide them.
When dealing with chains, I have a 3" long piece of wire coat hangar with a 1" bend in each...
11-05-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,616
Posted By cb400bill

As I don't live in California, I'm safe.

As I don't live in California, I'm safe.
11-04-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By wgscott

I think my bicyclist paranoia reflexes saved me...

I think my bicyclist paranoia reflexes saved me and my family (including mother and pregnant wife and then 2 year old) from a deadly head-on collision. I instinctively look for exit strategies and...
11-02-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,747
Posted By rydabent

Its beginning to look like schools should have a...

Its beginning to look like schools should have a class on how to be an adult.
11-01-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,204
Posted By CargoDane

If she was in a crash there is no way the...

If she was in a crash there is no way the warranty will cover anything at all.

To me, when I click on the pictures and enlarge, it does only look like scratches, but in order to check if it just...
10-25-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By rydabent

Front or rear, I am always prepared to take to...

Front or rear, I am always prepared to take to the ditch. I kind of subconsciously am always scanning the ditch next to the road.
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By FiftySix

The pins are pulled via solenoids actuated by a...

The pins are pulled via solenoids actuated by a smart phone ap. The whole rig is for taking out porch pirates.

:innocent:
Forum: Foo
10-22-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By ahsposo

1. Pay your debts 2. Raise your children and...

1. Pay your debts
2. Raise your children and give them a moral compass
3. Stand with the weak against the strong
4. Eat what you kill
5. Apologize when you offend
6. Admit when you make a mistake
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