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10-20-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By billridesbikes

I register for an event and on the bottom left of...

I register for an event and on the bottom left of the screen the ‘Join Event’ button shows up in the bottom left of the screen about 30 minutes before the start. Also I get a notification in the...
10-06-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 861
Posted By downtube42

On rides in the last few years I've seen two...

On rides in the last few years I've seen two broken seat tubes, a broken chainstay at the BB shell, a broken seatpost, 2 broken derailleur hangers, and a broken handlebar (mine). In 45 years of...
10-06-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By base2

I don't think you understand. The bicycle mounts...

I don't think you understand. The bicycle mounts to the trainer. It takes up exactly the amount of space as one bicycle.

How much room does a bicycle use?...
09-29-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. They sell 7 speed...

Welcome to the forum.
They sell 7 speed cassettes. You need a 4.5 mm spacer to make it fit.
09-27-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By gthomson

I'm pretty sure the only reason it's not outright...

I'm pretty sure the only reason it's not outright banned is the owner of the company is a big Zwift advocate so I'm assuming he's given it the OK. As a recent security measure, we were told to sign...
09-27-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By gthomson

So I found some articles online and this is a...

So I found some articles online and this is a problem other rides are having. After reading the extensive article below, I had an idea that it might have been my VPN I was connecting through which...
09-26-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 896
Posted By Rolla

The Overtake is perfect for those who rarely...

The Overtake is perfect for those who rarely venture beyond their subdivision cul-de-sac. In general, the more bells and whistles they put on a big box bike, the more corners they cut. Raleigh spec'd...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By noisebeam

For me Brooks was most comfortable out of the...

For me Brooks was most comfortable out of the box. As mine aged and 'bucketed' it stopped providing support at my sit bones and instead increased pressure on my crotch area. I eventually got a...
09-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,516
Posted By 70sSanO

No. I’ll give it away to someone who can use it....

No. I’ll give it away to someone who can use it. A bike co-op is a good place.

John
Forum: BMX
09-05-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By gregaz

No, it's for my kid to ride. Now, whether he will...

No, it's for my kid to ride. Now, whether he will be racing it in the future ... who knows?
08-31-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By spelger

no. you cannot just change cassettes. if you have...

no. you cannot just change cassettes. if you have a 10 speed shifter you need a 10 speed cassette. if you have an 11 speed shifter you need an 11 speed cassette. when i bought my kicker i needed to...
Forum: BMX
08-29-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By Oldbikenut

When you think about it, things really have...

When you think about it, things really have changed through the years!!

But to the OP your bike looks awesome and like I said before so fast!!!
08-26-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By spelger

Here it is... https://zwiftalizer.com/

Here it is...

https://zwiftalizer.com/
08-26-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By spelger

ok Viich...

ok Viich (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/viich-422163.html), so today i decided to try an event in zwift. road something like a group ride with HERD group. it was pretty good. there were only C...
Forum: BMX
08-24-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By Oldbikenut

I usually get tired about 15 seconds into the...

I usually get tired about 15 seconds into the race :) actually I think most of us BITD use to use our bikes off the track as well, it seems like things have become much more specialized over the...
Forum: BMX
08-24-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By cxwrench

Thanks for the input!

Thanks for the input!
08-24-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By atwl77

Youtube?

Youtube?
08-20-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By mr_pedro

Two possible options are: RGT has a free...

Two possible options are:

RGT has a free option: https://www.rgtcycling.com/
You can ride in a virtual world with bots and other riders like in Zwift.

If you have a Garmin unit, it is possible...
08-19-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By tempocyclist

^ Yep. If you're running the default 50%...

^ Yep. If you're running the default 50% "difficulty slider" setting, that means uphill gradients are halved and downhill gradients are actually QUARTERED.

It means that a 10% uphill feels like 5%...
08-17-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Troul

^ 30mph combined... as 15mph is easily achieved...

^ 30mph combined... as 15mph is easily achieved by a rider.

If hard evidence is brought into the equation, then it'd be easily deciphered to who is at fault as long as there's no posted mph.
08-17-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,030
Posted By GhostRider62

Zwift races start really hard and never seem to...

Zwift races start really hard and never seem to have a letup and the draft is miniscule compared to a real race. If you are tall, the aerodynamic model is horrible. Shorter is always faster in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,160
Posted By stampz

Now been cleaned, new bar tape and new outer and...

Now been cleaned, new bar tape and new outer and inner cables.

I'm happy with the result.
...
08-11-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By tempocyclist

Unless you really must get a spin bike, I would...

Unless you really must get a spin bike, I would ALWAYS recommend a smart trainer instead.

Even a lower end model wheel-on smart trainer will be better than a spin bike with manual resistance...
08-08-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By wolfchild

The problem is that you pushed your body too hard...

The problem is that you pushed your body too hard with too many workouts at the same time and failed to take rest days and recover...HIIT shouldn't be done more than once or twice per week..and...
08-03-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By tempocyclist

Lightbulb Depends on budget, but if you can stretch to a...

Depends on budget, but if you can stretch to a direct-drive model...

Wahoo KICKR
Wahoo KICKR Core
Tacx NEO

Otherwise if your $$$ don't stretch that far, the wheel-on KICKR Snap is a quality...
07-30-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,464
Posted By Jeff Neese

Another vote for bar-ends. I have them on both...

Another vote for bar-ends. I have them on both of my drop-bar bikes. I'm partial to friction shifting but Microshift makes a 9-speed indexing set.
Forum: BMX
07-27-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By cbrstar

With the carbon forks I'd look at how rough your...

With the carbon forks I'd look at how rough your kid is with his bike. With anything carbon if it gets a good impact then it's pretty much done, and IMHO I certainly wouldn't buy used ones. A...
07-22-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,821
Posted By GhostRider62

On team time trials, I am on discord to hear the...

On team time trials, I am on discord to hear the Captan or others.

If it is just a normal Zwift race and I don't care much, I use ear buds. They drown out the blower and trainer noise.

I...
07-22-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,821
Posted By himespau

Discord is an app, I believe both desktop and...

Discord is an app, I believe both desktop and mobile, that allows free voice chats (even with groups) among other things. If you use push to talk (and keep your music on ear buds), your mic only pics...
Forum: BMX
07-21-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Russ Roth

I was being slow on the frame size to steerer...

I was being slow on the frame size to steerer tube cut, I think its because all the bikes from mini to expert use the same wheel size and only seem to get longer top tubes. Too used to road and...
07-06-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,973
Posted By genejockey

Apparently not....

Apparently not. (https://eprints.qut.edu.au/96880/)

The estimation of maximal heart rate (HRmax) has been a feature of exercise physiology and related applied sciences since the late 1930's. The...
Forum: BMX
07-02-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,000
Posted By Drventure

Yeah I honestly have no clue where my parents...

Yeah I honestly have no clue where my parents bought it back in the day. But I can definitely say itís served itís purpose for what I need it for and itís a very super light bike that I used to do...
06-29-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Cead_tinne

ha! i got a chuckle about their name.

ha! i got a chuckle about their name.
06-22-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
Posted By seypat

Get something used from your local CL. Your kids...

Get something used from your local CL. Your kids quickly go through the sizes.
06-22-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
Posted By Lazyass

When my grandson was five I bought him a nice 16...

When my grandson was five I bought him a nice 16 inch BMX bike. Forgot exactly which one but it was in the $300 range with a chromo frame. It was a hair big for him, he's a smaller kid but the saddle...
06-21-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
Posted By nathand

If you can afford it, buy one of the nicer brands...

If you can afford it, buy one of the nicer brands of kids bikes. The better bikes are lighter, easier for a kid to handle, have hand brakes without a coaster brake, and have kid-sized components,...
06-21-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,503
Posted By Phil_gretz

My answer to the original question is...it...

My answer to the original question is...it depends. I have built many bikes from the frame up. More often than not, it will cost more to source all parts individually, purchase a new frame, and build...
06-20-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,503
Posted By 70sSanO

If you have not built a bike before, and you...

If you have not built a bike before, and you don’t have the tools, nor do you have a stash of parts, buy a complete bike.

If you are building a bike to get something unique or want the experience...
06-11-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By Broodax

Just checking back in - there was a great deal on...

Just checking back in - there was a great deal on a used Giant gravel bike at the local shop, $900 for ~4 years old with 105. He test road that, a hardtail, and a hybrid, all in his size. Turns out...
Forum: BMX
06-02-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,997
Posted By cb400bill

Too many unauthorized attempts to sell outside of...

Too many unauthorized attempts to sell outside of the Marketplace forums.

Thread closed.
05-27-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By caloso

A 2 tooth difference in your largest cog is not...

A 2 tooth difference in your largest cog is not going to make any noticeable difference. Just make sure you install a 10-speed cassette and the appropriate spacer.
05-27-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By bondaroo

My kid started riding alone around our small city...

My kid started riding alone around our small city when she was 9-ish. She started racing BMX when she was 7, so her handling skills were solid. And she was always a rule follower, which helps. We had...
05-23-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dan Burkhart

An oil change on the 11 speed Alfine is a drain...

An oil change on the 11 speed Alfine is a drain and fill procedure. Removal of the internals is not necessary.
I made the above video, however many years ago that was, in response to all the...
05-22-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,872
Posted By Chuck M

As Red Green would say, "If women don't find you...

As Red Green would say, "If women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy".
05-13-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By unterhausen

zwift's "trainer difficulty" setting makes the...

zwift's "trainer difficulty" setting makes the number of gears less important. I don't think that's a good name for the setting, but I'm not sure I have a better name that would make sense to people
05-12-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,398
Posted By pennpaul

And how! I got a Kickr Core a little over a...

And how!

I got a Kickr Core a little over a month ago. Climbing on it definitely feels a lot more realistic. It's not exactly the same as the road, but better than the dumb trainer. I use Rouvy...
05-12-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By ScottJ175

My garage is getting full of toys.

Decided to do some hanging. Not sure this is the final configuration but it'll do for now.
...
05-07-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,950
Posted By _ForceD_

Would you buy it in that condition? I mean...

Would you buy it in that condition? I mean apparently TPC is known for selling quality bike in impeccable condition. IMO...the hole in the fork does make it ďbroken.Ē

Dan
05-05-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By oldbobcat

That's in 11-34t only. Evidently the size of the...

That's in 11-34t only. Evidently the size of the cog #1 allows it to hang over the hub flange and/or spoke heads and still keep the rear derailleur out of the spokes.
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