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06-23-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By Rides4Beer

Yes, but as mentioned, I'd be looking to go...

Yes, but as mentioned, I'd be looking to go bigger if they'll fit the frame.
06-23-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By wgscott

Sounds too risky. Seriously, I think tire...

Sounds too risky.

Seriously, I think tire width tolerances are greater than Ī 1mm. You will be fine.

But if it were me, I would be asking how wide a tire I could mount.
06-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,312
Posted By Ross520

Same here, awkward exchange and everything. 😂 ...

Same here, awkward exchange and everything. 😂

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06-17-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,698
Posted By cyccommute

I havenít tried the mallet but I know about it. ...

I havenít tried the mallet but I know about it. I like the crank arm because it conforms the spokes on both sides of the hub. Iím not sure that itís needed as much on the underneath side, but it...
06-16-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 861
Posted By CyclingFool95

That's exactly it. Works with a steel steerer...

That's exactly it. Works with a steel steerer and aluminum stem - obviously wouldnt work well if your fork had an aluminum or carbon fiber steerer.
06-15-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By Archinutt

SethAZ - It is cool to do this stuff. And I...

SethAZ - It is cool to do this stuff. And I really should for as long as I have been riding. It's only because of having a bit more time (when I would be driving or going to volunteer type stuff) I...
06-15-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By velojym

Topped 50 miles today, first time in about 15...

Topped 50 miles today, first time in about 15 years. :)
06-05-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By jstluise

New rim tape and I'm in business! The new tape...

New rim tape and I'm in business! The new tape eliminated the dimples where air was escaping and made seating the tire super easy. I ended up using WTB TCS tape because I could get a roll of it the...
06-05-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By wgscott

It might cause reproductive harm if the chain...

It might cause reproductive harm if the chain repair is done incorrectly and you have a high top tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,926
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Thanks for the post, @Rides4Beer...

Thanks for the post, @Rides4Beer (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/rides4beer-490866.html)! While perhaps not "scientific" enough for some, I think your test at least shows there isn't a radical...
06-03-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,867
Posted By StarBiker

None of that applies here. THE CAR IS KING....

None of that applies here.
THE CAR IS KING. AND THE BIGGER THE VEHICLE THE BETTER......:fred:

Again, common sense, pay attention, be nice, and announce you are coming. I can't believe people on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,179
Posted By DrIsotope

While I understand that everybody has their own...

While I understand that everybody has their own reasons and methods for doing things, this thread is nonetheless mind-boggling. Favorite bike ever but just 5k miles on it? I rode my first bike until...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By Nixhex

Thanks, Seth! Yea, I plan to put some miles on...

Thanks, Seth! Yea, I plan to put some miles on her for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,674
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I hope you crushed his soul.

I hope you crushed his soul.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By noodle soup

Discs will require less effort, for the same...

Discs will require less effort, for the same braking.in all conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,879
Posted By znomit

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage...

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage door we really can't tell.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,488
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​We call it Monday mountain hangover. Even...

​​​​​​We call it Monday mountain hangover. Even if no alcohol was involved, too much exhaustion can give you the same symptoms.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,139
Posted By phrantic09

I had to walk 10 miles home once after my crank...

I had to walk 10 miles home once after my crank came loose on a new bike. It sucked and nobody stopped to help, so I decided not to let it happen to other people.
05-20-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 977
Posted By woodcraft

Flushing a car engine with citrus degreaser and...

Flushing a car engine with citrus degreaser and rinsing with water every thousand miles would not be a good thing, IMO.

The OP doesn't detail how thoroughly rinsed, how thoroughly dried after...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,139
Posted By Bah Humbug

Inversed just means "reversed". Literally, you...

Inversed just means "reversed". Literally, you can go look it up. With numbers it's muddled because it's not just that 3 becomes smaller, as in your example, but that 3/1 becomes 1/3. It's easier...
05-18-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By wgscott

Sometimes the pistons crack. This happened on my...

Sometimes the pistons crack. This happened on my rear one soon after I got it. I had it warranty-replaced at a bike shop. They put an XT caliper on (the 2-piston kind). Those were interchangeable....
05-16-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By ZIPP2001

Mrs. Z was never into riding, and maybe went to a...

Mrs. Z was never into riding, and maybe went to a half dozen of my races in the 15 years I raced. I've been riding for over 40 years, and just out of the blue two years ago she wanted to try a ride...
05-15-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,142
Posted By rollagain

Baboon-butt, LOL!

Baboon-butt, LOL!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By noodle soup

+1 50x12 is fine for up to almost 40mph on...

+1

50x12 is fine for up to almost 40mph on descents, and I never get close to that on the flats.

Bigger gears won't help the OP get more speed on the flats.
05-14-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By chadtrent

Iím pretty sure heís over 242 so I guess we will...

Iím pretty sure heís over 242 so I guess we will see how well it holds up.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,619
Posted By PoorInRichfield

As electrical gadgets get smaller and smaller, I...

As electrical gadgets get smaller and smaller, I think it'd be sweet to integrate the Garmin Radar tail light with a camera like the Cycliq (https://cycliq.com/?v=7516fd43adaa) light has.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,619
Posted By cybirr

I just want Garmin to sell the D-shaped seat-post...

I just want Garmin to sell the D-shaped seat-post block versus having to buy a whole new mount with all three adapters.

Varia Universal Seat-post Quarter Turn Mount...
05-12-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,157
Posted By mstateglfr

All my road wheels are handbuilt with butted...

All my road wheels are handbuilt with butted spokes. Thats important.
Ridden between 220 and 240#. The touring bike hauls an extra 20-30#.
28f 32r for road bike
32f 32r for gravel bike
36f...
05-12-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 922
Posted By probe1957

They're really not redundant. Bell on the MUP. ...

They're really not redundant. Bell on the MUP. Horn on the street.
05-11-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,900
Posted By wthensler

LOL! I'm surely not the first. At the rate I'm...

LOL! I'm surely not the first. At the rate I'm piling mileage on, I'm surely getting close. I don't even have a scale.
05-11-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,900
Posted By wthensler

Goal: 600 miles for May. 5/1 - 30 miles ...

Goal: 600 miles for May.

5/1 - 30 miles
5/2 - 40
5/3 - 75
5/4 - 38
5/5 - 46
5/6 - 45
5/7 - 46
5/8 - 58
05-11-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,900
Posted By Indyracer

186.1 of my 300 mile goal. Going to revise my...

186.1 of my 300 mile goal. Going to revise my goal to 400 for the month
05-11-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,900
Posted By MattTheHat

05/01 - 41.3 miles 05/02 - 31.7 miles 05/03 -...

05/01 - 41.3 miles
05/02 - 31.7 miles
05/03 - 36.3 miles
05/04 - 34.4 miles
05/05 - 40.3 miles
05/06 - 33.1 miles
05/07 - 33.8 miles
05/08 - 28.1 miles
05/09 - 26.0 miles
05/10 - 43.5 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,588
Posted By mstateglfr

Micropumps are da debil. I think they exist as a...

Micropumps are da debil. I think they exist as a last option for those that use co2.
The Topeak Morph line of pumps legitimately pumps up road, gravel, and mtb tires within a minute or two and is...
05-10-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,976
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Ya know what's really fun? Rolling downhill and...

Ya know what's really fun? Rolling downhill and having a cholla stick in your front tire, explode on your fork brace, then have needles fly into various parts of your upper body. Luckily I only got...
05-10-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By aggiegrads

I got addicted to bit ratchets. I have the Wera,...

I got addicted to bit ratchets. I have the Wera, Wiha, Felo, and Sunex. The Sunex is by far the cheapest, and as far as I can tell, nearly as good quality as the others. Search Sunex bit ratchet on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd rather deal with flats than Gatorskins.

I'd rather deal with flats than Gatorskins.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By DrIsotope

Going from S-Works Turbos to Gatorskins in search...

Going from S-Works Turbos to Gatorskins in search of puncture protection is the equivalent of switching from Coppertone Spray to Behr Premium Exterior Latex Paint for your choice of sunblock.

The...
05-10-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,976
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Might come up when she goes in for her next...

Might come up when she goes in for her next piercing.
05-10-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,976
Posted By Wileyrat

I backed up into one working out in the desert,...

I backed up into one working out in the desert, got an attitude deficiency over it and chopped it down with a machete.

I drove by it recently, and now it's a large cholla patch.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,540
Posted By GlennR

My son hangs a bicycle shaped medallion from the...

My son hangs a bicycle shaped medallion from the rear view mirror when he has a bike on the roof.

Some drive thru have low overhangs.
...
05-10-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jinkster

Well after yesterday's 16.97 miler I was...

Well after yesterday's 16.97 miler I was surprised at how good a shape my legs were in this morning and felt good enough to seriously consider maybe going for a 20 miler today but that all changed...
05-08-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 691
Posted By masi61

+1 on checking for stiff links. With that...

+1 on checking for stiff links.

With that said, Iím curious for the OP to try the 10 speed chain and report back his results. I have a 3x9 drivetrain on my main road bike with an Ultegra 6603 ď10...
05-07-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,317
Posted By vane171

I am not certain about the decade, it may have...

I am not certain about the decade, it may have been earlier. Its like I see that now before me, except I can't be sure it was gasoline you put in vehicles, may have been something like white gas...
05-07-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,254
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It's supposed to be hard. I tell my wife, "If it...

It's supposed to be hard. I tell my wife, "If it weren't hard, we wouldn't be doing it."
05-07-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,317
Posted By Iride01

Some of us don't even clean our chains. I just...

Some of us don't even clean our chains. I just wipe them off with a rag when the gunk starts getting on my leg and after I lube them which is probably three to five times a year depending on whether...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,622
Posted By woodcraft

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(to the OP) Have you tried regular bottle cages?
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05-06-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 40,870
Posted By velojym

Thanks for the props! Honestly, I started the...

Thanks for the props! Honestly, I started the thread to help with my accountability, but I wasn't 100% sure I'd be successful in following through.
My wife and daughter make halfhearted attempts to...
05-06-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,941
Posted By MattTheHat

Oh, kids are the worst. Well, people walking dogs...

Oh, kids are the worst. Well, people walking dogs on those extend-a-leashes are right up there. You just never know whatís going to happen with either. Iíve literally just gotten to the point That I...
05-06-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By ZIPP2001

Stepping out of her comfort zone.

Mrs. Z decided to step out of her comfort zone today on our ride. She always stays on the more predictable surface dirt roads or tared roads in our backyard playground. So after one of our regular...
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