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05-11-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By cxwrench

You couldn't tell the difference between mounting...

You couldn't tell the difference between mounting bolts and a bleed port screw after watching a video? Sounds like you need to make a trip to the local bike shop. To be clear, you opened the bleed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,048
Posted By growlerdinky

Maybe the beginning of the next era? If it were...

Maybe the beginning of the next era? If it were mine, I would have the frame restored, and it would get a fresh groupset and wheels. 20 more years on the green machine. Its completely lovely.
05-10-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 852
Posted By rydabent

Why have the rim pads scab up your expensive...

Why have the rim pads scab up your expensive carbon rims.
05-10-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 852
Posted By wolfchild

The only advantages that disc brakes provide is...

The only advantages that disc brakes provide is they prevent your rims from wearing out. Disc brakes are only better in certain conditions like winter time when there is snow, ice and a lot of road...
Forum: Northeast
05-09-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By DBrim

I've been off the bike for quite some time but...

I've been off the bike for quite some time but I'm trying to get back into things lately. Today I took the Trek for a dry run of my future cycling commute from Union Square-ish in Somerville to...
Forum: Northeast
05-09-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

Saturday afternoon, I took the Surly Trucker...

Saturday afternoon, I took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe and road East....
05-08-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 922
Posted By Sy Reene

Derainged Stem Sells Handle Bar and Post ...

Derainged
Stem Sells
Handle Bar and Post
BrakeFast
PrestaDigitations
Pawly Walnuts
Lycranthrope
Forum: Northeast
05-07-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By jimmuller

I took another day off work today and rode the...

I took another day off work today and rode the Motobecane for 27.8 miles. The usual haunts.

The river is up, which isn't surprising after all the rain we've had lately....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 796
Posted By Litespud

I’d likely not repair the tube roadside, but use...

I’d likely not repair the tube roadside, but use a sound replacement. I would repair the flat tube at home and make it the spare. I have no problems with using multiply-repaired tubes
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,979
Posted By Leinster

I wouldn’t call GP5K tires a “luxury” upgrade;...

I wouldn’t call GP5K tires a “luxury” upgrade; the price of them isn’t astronomical compared to other tire price points, especially if you can get a good deal online. I’ve saved myself the price of...
05-03-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,417
Posted By cb400bill

WalMart wants to sell bikes. Disc brakes, just...

WalMart wants to sell bikes. Disc brakes, just like suspensions, helps WalMart sell those bikes. It really doesn't matter to WalMart whether these items are beneficial or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,571
Posted By tomato coupe

The problem they are trying to solve is "How can...

The problem they are trying to solve is "How can we get people to buy a pedal that offers no real advantages over existing pedals?"
Forum: Northeast
05-02-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

Wow! Adverse conditions aside, that's quite a...

Wow! Adverse conditions aside, that's quite a ride!

rod
Forum: Northeast
05-02-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By jimmuller

Mike, nice! We took our tandem out early...

Mike, nice!

We took our tandem out early this morning with the expectation that it might be a tough day. The wind gusts made us decide to terminate the ride early. So we ended up with only 10.4...
Forum: Northeast
05-01-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe and rode East, for...

Took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe and rode East, for another afternoon of playing in traffic and surfing the hills fringing the Fells Reservation (sometimes simultaneously). Spring proceeds apace, and...
05-01-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,069
Posted By DeadGrandpa

If you want to be aware of cars coming from...

If you want to be aware of cars coming from behind, don't rely on hearing. Get a Garmin Varia rear blinkie/radar, and a compatible gps. Wahoo has a few compatible models, and of course, most Garmins...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By znomit

Yes. No. Maybe. Whut?

Yes. No. Maybe. Whut?
Forum: Northeast
04-30-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

Is it just me, or have we really been having an...

Is it just me, or have we really been having an unusual number of windy days this year? Either way, today was yet another windy one. I took the Rawland Nordavinden out on the Minuteman for a ride up...
04-29-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By indyfabz

I would add safety glasses and work gloves from...

I would add safety glasses and work gloves from Home Despot to the list along with beer brand jerseys. The overwhelming majority of beer jerseys are are ugly, and the type of beer you like is...
04-29-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By 70sSanO

I think I would replace my Sunrace cassettes and...

I think I would replace my Sunrace cassettes and KMC chains with Shimano and SRAM.

John
04-29-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By indyfabz

Would be bells be mandatory or outlawed?

Would be bells be mandatory or outlawed?
04-29-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By CAT7RDR

Create a foundation for disadvantaged youths to...

Create a foundation for disadvantaged youths to be able to purchase and service bikes and provide a safety and training courses for same with helmets and necessary padding (BMX and MTB) supplied.
04-29-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Retire early, buy any bikes I want, and rides...

Retire early, buy any bikes I want, and rides them. A lot. Buy up all of the molds for casting rim brakes to force the world to fully embrace disc brakes. Develop and create the perfect chocolate...
Forum: Northeast
04-27-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

Managed to set out Tuesday on the Surly Trucker...

Managed to set out Tuesday on the Surly Trucker DeLuxe with less time than I needed for the ride I had in mind, a lovely ramble through Concord, Lincoln, Wayland, Sudbury, Weston, etc. I more or less...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By Rides4Beer

A trip to the ER will be a lot more expensive...

A trip to the ER will be a lot more expensive than a $40 tire. Put a new one on and trash that one, it's done. :thumb:
04-25-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,505,812
Posted By Fuzzy_Dunlop

I <3 my Checkpoint ...

I <3 my Checkpoint

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/stt2rj6_3a1ae8a9b9fa9dfad15d6aadd5363b9a31f6c58f.jpg
04-25-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,505,812
Posted By rosefarts

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20210423_133710593_f9db93485c83b96c2f3d312e6b2ae9e33407fe67.jpg...
04-24-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ogsarg

We have a Ford Transit Connect where I work and...

We have a Ford Transit Connect where I work and it drives as nice as a lot of cars with a ton of room in the back for carrying stuff.
04-24-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,521
Posted By Koyote

In older people, hearing loss begins with the...

In older people, hearing loss begins with the higher frequencies, especially with men.

(I once asked an audiologist about this - I presumed there was something genetic about men that causes them...
04-24-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,521
Posted By wgscott

Pre-ozone hole, it was possible to purchase a...

Pre-ozone hole, it was possible to purchase a small Freon horn, not unlike what people used on boats. I got one of these as a kid, and had an absolutely delightful time with it until my mother...
04-24-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,521
Posted By wgscott

I try not to put myself in a position wherein I...

I try not to put myself in a position wherein I would need to deploy a bell. If I do find myself in such a situation, I find a simple "good morning," or "good afternoon", or "how 'bout dem Mets?" can...
04-24-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,521
Posted By wgscott

1. Yes 7. My Chris King hub >> bell. ...

1. Yes
7. My Chris King hub >> bell.

Morons with bells like to over-use them, which means I have to cary a frame-pump to stick in their spokes.
04-24-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,140
Posted By fettsvenska

I believe that this is true which is why the road...

I believe that this is true which is why the road racers are always looking for the most rigid frame possible so that all of their pedaling energy goes into moving them forward. However, I don't...
04-24-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By SkinGriz

For the reasons I would assume? Prevent dirt and...

For the reasons I would assume? Prevent dirt and water inclusion?

An open hydraulic brake line is when you wedge your shoe between the seat stay and rear tire, and get yelled at by your parents...
04-24-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,571
Posted By OldsCOOL

Nopers. I’m scared of heights and that’s a long...

Nopers. I’m scared of heights and that’s a long time watching the ground rush up to meet your face.

I’m a big fan of safety bikes like this 1898 Glenwood that in it’s day was upgraded with a pat...
04-23-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 853
Posted By GlennR

I would avoid riding on public roads. Try to find...

I would avoid riding on public roads. Try to find a wide, flat and uncrowded bike path and build up your confidence.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-23-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By ZIPP2001

Welcome Back !

It's been quite some time since I've been on the Fat bike (61 days). I stayed away while all the snow started melting to avoid tearing up the trails. Then my back which has been an issue for 27 years...
04-23-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By 2cam16

Come on now people. That's obviously a Magna!...

Come on now people. That's obviously a Magna! :lol::lol:
04-23-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By bikecrate

GMC Denali would be my guess. For some reason...

GMC Denali would be my guess. For some reason when I see a "faux decal" Denali it is mostly Cannondale. However, this attempt is really lame.
04-22-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,678
Posted By dsbrantjr

Booze and solvent fumes make a powerful combo;...

Booze and solvent fumes make a powerful combo; spraying lacquer at the body shop after a beer or two at lunch yielded an interesting buzz.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By Psimet2001

*sigh* - this is like running into a huge...

*sigh* - this is like running into a huge gathering and asking everyone what religion they like best.

There are too many things here to unravel all of them. I'll hit the high points.

Yes the...
Forum: Northeast
04-21-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By mr_bill

Couldn’t resist this shot. BLUEskies and...

Couldn’t resist this shot. BLUEskies and BLUEbikes.

https://i.imgur.com/tmHLIqN.jpg

(Bonus points to whoever finds 11 bikes in this picture.)

p.s. That’s the Civil War Memorial in Arlington...
Forum: Northeast
04-20-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

That looks like a good ride. Perhaps time to see...

That looks like a good ride. Perhaps time to see if one of my kids would like to explore it with me, once everybody finishes getting shot up.

rod
Forum: Northeast
04-20-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT and its new shoes (Rene Herse...

Took the GT and its new shoes (Rene Herse Humptulips Ridge Extralights) out for a quick sprint to Lexington Center before dinner, and found that, despite the throngs, I put in the best average speed...
Forum: Northeast
04-20-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By jimmuller

Nice. I had the pleasure of riding it with Pastor...

Nice. I had the pleasure of riding it with Pastor Bob and Prowler, two fine gentlemen who hang out of the C&V forum, a few years ago. I rode my trusty UO8 which handled the gravel quite well.
Forum: Northeast
04-20-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9,242
Views: 1,092,157
Posted By rholland1951

I was hoping that was you! The Monument Street...

I was hoping that was you! The Monument Street rollers make me smile. It seems to me our paths have crossed there before.

rod
04-19-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,505,812
Posted By pbass

Here's my geared gravel rig (have a ss as well)....

Here's my geared gravel rig (have a ss as well). This is it's latest set-up......
Forum: Touring
04-18-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By Happy Feet

Recently I've been adding stans sealant to tubes...

Recently I've been adding stans sealant to tubes that have slow leaks, particularly my fat bike which was frustrating me to no end. Slow leak with no detected hole. Sealed right away. Our local...
Forum: Touring
04-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,626
Posted By a_d_a_m

Here it is. https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg

Here it is.

https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By 79pmooney

Great headline! I just had a colonoscopy...

Great headline! I just had a colonoscopy yesterday. Sadly, I didn't ask what brand routing equipment they used. Edit: It incorporated a good light and camera.
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