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03-08-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,491
Posted By HTupolev

There are a lot of issues here. The photo is...

There are a lot of issues here. The photo is taken up close and with a downward angle, so there's a lot of camera perspective to account for.

The biggest issue, though, is that your vertical line...
03-08-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,491
Posted By davester

I have three Brooks B17 Imperials on my bikes....

I have three Brooks B17 Imperials on my bikes. All of them are essentially level. When I set them up initially, I simply moved the saddle back if I was sliding forward and forward if I was sliding...
03-08-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,420
Posted By Soody

what a sweet bike i'd go black open pros 36...

what a sweet bike
i'd go black open pros
36 rear 32 front
silver spokes obv
03-08-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,491
Posted By ctak

I like to set new leather saddles approx level...

I like to set new leather saddles approx level and clamped more fore than aft, followed by multiple long rides with stops as necessary to fine-tune things. Nothing like a 50+ miler to challenge ones...
02-04-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By Ed Wiser

Here is the actual US tv listings. ...

Here is the actual US tv listings.
https://help.globalcyclingnetwork.com/hc/en-gb/articles/360015571479-United-States-of-America

i see the Giro
01-26-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,855
Posted By noobinsf

Ooh, it says that folks might be able to observe...

Ooh, it says that folks might be able to observe the building process, like a zoo or a Krispy Kreme. I'm being glib, but I'd honestly make a point of dropping by if I were passing through Leeds for...
01-20-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By juvela

----- +1 :thumb: me first thought that...

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+1 :thumb:

me first thought that sound source elsewhere as well

might be in mounting clamp, always wise to lubricate theads on saddle mount

possible a turn of the adjustment...
01-08-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,150
Posted By mstateglfr

A fan makes me feel like Im riding super fast and...

A fan makes me feel like Im riding super fast and feel the wind. I make whichever kid annoyed me the most that day sit by the fan and change the fan speed based on if Im riding uphill, flat road, or...
01-02-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 33,419
Posted By notthe1freeman

The tire size debate in mtb'ing. I still ride...

The tire size debate in mtb'ing. I still ride 26's. Perhaps I am behind the times.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,474
Posted By Dean V

Or get an old 10sp bike for yourself just to use...

Or get an old 10sp bike for yourself just to use on the trainer, rather than using your good bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,474
Posted By WhyFi

You're already buying a $900 trainer - why not...

You're already buying a $900 trainer - why not spend another $300 dollars to upgrade the Tiagra to 105 levers, rear derailleur and cassette and not have to deal with the kludge factor?
01-01-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,399
Posted By Korina

Thanks, but I'm more of a "steel is real" kinda...

Thanks, but I'm more of a "steel is real" kinda gal.
01-01-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 33,419
Posted By Reynolds

No hate for e-bikes here. But to me they are not...

No hate for e-bikes here. But to me they are not bicycles, just light electric motorcycles.
They have a motor, bicycles don't.
01-01-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 33,419
Posted By jamesdak

ME!! :P ...

ME!! :P

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x754/54_c470465698a31828b5ba6c3532142bfbb8cd0ac0.jpg
The horror, a seatpost that puts the saddle where my knees need it. LOL!
...
01-01-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 33,419
Posted By gugie

Cold and raining makes for a pissy cyclist. ...

Cold and raining makes for a pissy cyclist.

Call this a vent thread.
01-01-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 33,419
Posted By plowmanjoe

bikes are weird, so are blinky lights. weird...

bikes are weird, so are blinky lights. weird things get noticed. If you're on a bike in traffic, you should want to be noticed as weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,052
Posted By Nixhex

I'm in the process of getting the Allez setup...

I'm in the process of getting the Allez setup with a SRAM 1x11 drivetrain right now. Have a set of 50mm carbon wheels I may throw on it, but I really like the look of the Roval SL 25s I have also. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,219
Posted By merlinextraligh

For me, just tooling around, there may be a...

For me, just tooling around, there may be a couple of percent difference left to right. Working hard, the difference is typically a tenth of a percent, way below the margin of error of the power...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,219
Posted By colnago62

For most people, Left and right data is a...

For most people, Left and right data is a solution looking for an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,325
Posted By notmyke

There's a rubber o-ring on that the inboard side...

There's a rubber o-ring on that the inboard side of the pedal body/axle - that's the seal that I'm referring to. If you keep 'em dry and nothing gets past the seal...it's sealed. :)
Pressure from a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,133
Posted By ericcox

I kind of agree with both of these. I'm very new...

I kind of agree with both of these. I'm very new to using a PM on my outdoor bike. I definitely prefer indoors for very set workouts based on zones, but I find the data on outdoor rides very useful...
11-26-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,719
Posted By badger1

Whiskey (Canadian), red wine, and cigarettes. All...

Whiskey (Canadian), red wine, and cigarettes. All in copious quantities. After all, it's always 5 o'clock somewhere.

I supplement these essential nutrients -- in themselves of course perfectly...
11-26-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,719
Posted By Troul

yeast, hops & barley in moderation.

yeast, hops & barley in moderation.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,400
Posted By jon c.

I don't understand the point of a carbon frame on...

I don't understand the point of a carbon frame on a motorized bicycle.
11-04-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By IAmSam

If you've checked and know your ring, chain, and...

If you've checked and know your ring, chain, and cog are good - then it should logically follow that as it is your chain tensioner that is misbehaving, that it is the tensioner itself that is the...
11-03-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By Gresp15C

If the chain is slipping, it means it's...

If the chain is slipping, it means it's temporarily riding along a larger diameter arc around either the cog (more likely) or the chainring. It's like switching to a bigger cog on a derailleur bike...
10-22-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,528
Posted By Road Fan

Het Volk, Aside from all th history, you...

Het Volk,

Aside from all th history, you said you have a clearance issue at the chainstays. You can increase the clearance between chainstays by dimpling in-between. While many here are totally...
10-22-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,528
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

When your bike was built, commuters faced a...

When your bike was built, commuters faced a bigger issue than clothes or fenders : Lights. For most people, most places, it’s dark at one or both ends of their work day. Gotta see and be seen. Now...
10-22-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,528
Posted By noglider

I think fashion also dictated tight clearances. I...

I think fashion also dictated tight clearances. I was a shop mechanic from 1978 through 1984. I saw clearances get tighter over those years. We liked the looks of those short reach brakes. We might...
10-20-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,528
Posted By bikemig

There are potential issues in running 26 inch...

There are potential issues in running 26 inch wheels on a road bike built around 700c. (1) One is the reach of the brakes. (2) Another is that the BB height will get lowered and you may have an issue...
08-18-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,714
Posted By RandolphCarter

I have lots of project bikes that would be...

I have lots of project bikes that would be perfect for the Challenge. I've even started work on them for past Challenges, but never finished them.

As much as I would like to participate this year,...
Forum: Touring
08-17-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By mstateglfr

The fuji bike that is the subject of this thread...

The fuji bike that is the subject of this thread uses mechanical disc brakes.
Its a cable actuated brake just like you use for rim brakes.
It is no less relaible than whatever rim brake system...
08-15-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,714
Posted By rustystrings61

Assembled!

I couldn’t stand all the ragged transitions from the rattle-can blue to the tired chrome, so I masked off the stays and fork tips to where the paint had originally stopped and used some old Testor’s...
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