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01-24-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 583
Posted By wgscott

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conventional shoe laces
01-24-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 531
Posted By mack_turtle

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat...

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat Americans. the rest of the world has to size down if the product was designed by Americans.
01-24-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By dabac

First order of business is to check that the...

First order of business is to check that the reinforcement at the base of the valve hasnít gotten trapped under the bead. Deflate, push stem in. Wiggle it around a little.
With that under control,...
01-23-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By cxwrench

I don't understand this thread either. If the...

I don't understand this thread either. If the chain comes w/ a pin, I use the pin. If the chain comes w/ a link I use the link. Most shops don't 'repair' chains, they replace them. Sounds to me like...
01-22-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By 79pmooney

OK, I don't get this poll. There are chains made...

OK, I don't get this poll. There are chains made with different construction for different uses. Older chains used pins that extended past the outer plate and were intended to be removed and...
01-21-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 827
Posted By bikeaddiction1

As a cyclist and motorcyclist I have had many of...

As a cyclist and motorcyclist I have had many of the same thoughts shown in this video. The biggest danger to me is someone who doesn't really cycle much because it is too hard or takes too long,...
01-18-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By tyrion

Small ring looks really worn - if true will wear...

Small ring looks really worn - if true will wear out the chain faster.
01-18-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 768
Posted By cxwrench

As posted in #4 you have your seat so low that...

As posted in #4 you have your seat so low that you'd probably never find a dropper that would work. 50mm of drop is useless anyway.
01-18-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By Koyote

With this thread title, I was really hoping for a...

With this thread title, I was really hoping for a laugh or two with my morning coffee. You people are slipping.
01-18-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Hmmm

Vittoria Mezcal's are beautiful. I've ridden them...

Vittoria Mezcal's are beautiful. I've ridden them on a hardtail and they rolled great on pavement. I did not ride them in any sort of mud.
01-17-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By dedhed

fify

fify
01-17-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By travbikeman

I had bought this Bondhus set last month. This...

I had bought this Bondhus set last month. This is a solid tool set and wasn't expecting it to be so well built for only $30 and free shipping via Amazon Prime. I had read somewhere that Bondhus is...
01-17-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By dedhed

Looks like the cheap tool couldn't handle the...

Looks like the cheap tool couldn't handle the torque to remove a tight freewheel
01-16-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,077
Posted By wolfchild

If bicycle chains really required so much special...

If bicycle chains really required so much special maintenance and all kinds of special water displacement procedures, I would give up cycling.
01-16-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,077
Posted By Trsnrtr

What shelbyfv said. Whenever WD40 comes up,...

What shelbyfv said. Whenever WD40 comes up, cycling enthusiasts throw their arms up. Shouldn’t be a problem in the way the OP asked.
01-16-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,077
Posted By shelbyfv

WD40 is fine for what you've described and will...

WD40 is fine for what you've described and will give a little protection to whatever metal surfaces it lands on as well, derailleurs, etc. Just don't neglect your actual lube, maybe consider...
01-15-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Amt0571

I have SRAM Butter, which is basically the same,...

I have SRAM Butter, which is basically the same, and I use it for my dropper and forks, but I thought hubs worked better with something a bit thicker. Maybe I'm wrong.

Is there any grease expert...
01-14-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,992
Posted By bikemike73

Bottom to top is what I do. In the 70s it...

Bottom to top is what I do.

In the 70s it was top to bottom. But it was with pretty thin bar tape. With the excess that could be pushed inside the bottom tube with the silver end piece

I use...
01-14-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,179
Posted By icemilkcoffee

It's made of Zona tubing, which is just seamless...

It's made of Zona tubing, which is just seamless 4130 CrMo. For $3000 you'd expect at least SL or Spirit.
01-11-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By veganbikes

In before it was locked! Though have no idea what...

In before it was locked! Though have no idea what is going on but good not to hit people!
01-09-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By squirtdad

Why not use tape purpose designed for...

Why not use tape purpose designed for tubeless????


kinda ;Ike why use anything by velox with tubes?
01-09-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By shelbyfv

[QUOTE=masi61;21869756] It have tried 3 different...

[QUOTE=masi61;21869756] It have tried 3 different brands of tubeless road tape /QUOTE]How have these three different tapes failed you? :foo:
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By curbtender

Looks like it has a fork issue that needs to be...

Looks like it has a fork issue that needs to be addressed.
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01-06-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By UCantTouchThis

There have been many cyclists who hit...

There have been many cyclists who hit pedestrians. Around here, one killed a ped on the bike trail. There are plenty of inattentive people everywhere, off and on the bike. What is the point of this...
01-04-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 791
Posted By pdlamb

Which do you hate more, a dirty chain that needs...

Which do you hate more, a dirty chain that needs to be wiped off every couple days or a rusty chain?
01-04-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 791
Posted By Bigbus

That looks pretty darn clean. just wipe off with...

That looks pretty darn clean. just wipe off with rag and call it good. https://www.ramforum.com/styles/default/xenforo/smilies/Caffeine.gif
01-03-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,822
Posted By Koyote

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta...

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta 88?
01-03-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,822
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I Couldn't Help It.....Presta Valve Covers

I just think these little things are so cool. Alum presta valve covers. Had to order them.

I had a goldish yellow bike a few years ago. I had bought a tube that came with a gold plastic cap that I...
01-01-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By alcjphil

What are the tooth counts of the cassette? One...

What are the tooth counts of the cassette? One possibility that could cause this problem is if you are using a cassette with an 11 tooth small cog and you happened to use a lockring for a 12 tooth...
12-31-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By pbass

Perfect end to 2020 . . .

So my son and I went out for out last epic trail ride of 2020 - great weather, feeling good. And, because of course (2020), we came back with our bikes, backs, and shorts blasted with dog ****. I...
12-30-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By veganbikes

Fooker is a cheap knock off of Race Face...

Fooker is a cheap knock off of Race Face Chesters, if you want Race Face Chesters just get them, they aren't that expensive. The first ones I am not familiar with at all but wouldn't want to purchase...
12-30-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,658
Posted By Ex Pres

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see...

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see routinely posted on BF that I wouldn't have in my stable, but I'm not airing those.
Except for modern 4 arm cranksets - I'm calling those out.

BUT WHAT...
12-30-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,658
Posted By philpeugeot

For me, it has to be when people turn perfectly...

For me, it has to be when people turn perfectly useable multispeed bikes into F I X I E S. And I'm not talking about bikes that have stamped dropouts and no braze-ons, I'm talking about bikes that...
12-29-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,658
Posted By Charles Wahl

Brifters. Freehubs that SCREAM. Fully chromed...

Brifters.
Freehubs that SCREAM.
Fully chromed frames.
Gold or "gold" components.
Rims and saddles in weird colors.
Going overboard with black components (esp. spokes).
Four-bolt cranksets....
12-29-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,658
Posted By seypat

If we're getting things of our...

If we're getting things of our chests.........those cassettes with sprockets larger than a circular saw blade sure are fugly. And they really bug me. I got no problem riding triples. I wish others...
12-29-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,658
Posted By big chainring

Modern cycling clothing. I just dont like the...

Modern cycling clothing. I just dont like the look of the current cycling scene. Way to tight. Neon colors. White shoes. Goofy socks. Yuck! Sometimes I burst out laughing when I see some of these...
12-29-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,658
Posted By bikingshearer

Most jersey graphics in the last 20 or 30 years. ...

Most jersey graphics in the last 20 or 30 years. Just because you can sublimate every color of the rainbow in any random pattern onto a single garment doesn't mean that you should.
Shorts that...
12-29-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,658
Posted By Bianchi84

Fork drop out QR retention/liability schemes that...

Fork drop out QR retention/liability schemes that make a nutted hub seem more preferable. I never had one but worked on many that did!

I don't want to start anything but... bars wrapped bottom to...
12-23-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,921
Posted By woodcraft

I was on the other end of the spectrum- graduated...

I was on the other end of the spectrum- graduated early '70s, rode bike 9 miles to school, smoked weed, & had nothing to do with jocks.

In the several years after, rode across the country and two...
12-20-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Having a spare der hanger is a good idea. These...

Having a spare der hanger is a good idea. These things tend to change in compatibility over the years and when you actually need a replacement having gotten a spare now will make the future repair...
12-19-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,345
Posted By CAT7RDR

When I try to grow a beard people in public feel...

When I try to grow a beard people in public feel sorry for me and ask if I need a handout.
12-19-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,345
Posted By Wileyrat

I think gravel grinders are more the chewy craft...

I think gravel grinders are more the chewy craft brew crowd. Where roadies are for Michelob Ultra, and mountain bikers are knocking back Redbull and vodkas.

The best thing to do with kombucha is...
12-19-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Ironfish653

Ride it as far as you're willing to walk, and as...

Ride it as far as you're willing to walk, and as fast as you're willing to crash.
12-18-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,345
Posted By FlMTNdude

I had a beard before it was cool. Kombucha is...

I had a beard before it was cool. Kombucha is akin to toilet water the second before it gets flushed.
12-17-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By Wildwood

If you were at Woodstock and don't know how to...

If you were at Woodstock and don't know how to ride a friction shifter, something was lacking in your life.
But not the music.
Gravy On!
12-17-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By KenNC

It is just how I learned in the 70s on my first...

It is just how I learned in the 70s on my first ten speed, so now is second nature. I'm lefty, and operate both the left and right shift levers with my right hand only, so my dominant hand is always...
12-16-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By jon c.

In the 70s it was all we had and I don't recall...

In the 70s it was all we had and I don't recall that anyone had any difficulty learning to it. When we got our first ten speeds, we just hopped on and started riding. Didn't seem awkward, it was...
12-14-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By tomato coupe

It's a double-edged sword -- it might discourage...

It's a double-edged sword -- it might discourage some random drafters, but encourage others.
12-13-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,690
Posted By veganbikes

Hey he could have found both. You don't know him!...

Hey he could have found both. You don't know him! Also why do the aliens have to be green? Gray aliens matter too!
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