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05-13-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By look566 rider

I'll use the line on her she uses on me... ...

I'll use the line on her she uses on me...

Oh, that purse, shoes, dress etc... I've had that a long time.
05-13-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By fredlord

I'm a dog lover who had the misfortune of seeing...

I'm a dog lover who had the misfortune of seeing a gorgeous fox terrier be run over and grievously injured by its cycling owner while doing the bike-leash thing. Not a fan.

There's an ancient man...
05-11-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
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...
05-10-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By msu2001la

I definitely did not pay $500 for my Sidi's, nor...

I definitely did not pay $500 for my Sidi's, nor do they weigh 1100 grams.
05-08-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,193
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I cannot believe no one has mentioned the obvious...

I cannot believe no one has mentioned the obvious here:

To start, it should be on the other side of the fork (the drive side is pictured above... unless that's the craziest fork angle ever).
05-08-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,193
Posted By Kapusta

Either way is fine. Of course, that will not...

Either way is fine.

Of course, that will not prevent this thread from hitting 3 pages.
05-01-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By JohnDThompson

Looks like a spring from a shift cable barrel...

Looks like a spring from a shift cable barrel adjuster.
04-25-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,286
Posted By aclinjury

if the TT road is smooth (like most), then...

if the TT road is smooth (like most), then they're using 23c. Nobody is using 28c. But of course weekend warriors say their fat Rene Herse allow them to dominate strava sphere. So there you have...
04-23-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 694
Posted By Rolla

Call me old school, but I like segmented housing,...

Call me old school, but I like segmented housing, if only so that I can see and feel how much tension a cable is under. But also, if the cable stops are slotted, you can easily pop the cable free...
04-23-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 694
Posted By alcjphil

Exposed cables have zero friction in the area...

Exposed cables have zero friction in the area where they are exposed
04-23-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By 10 Wheels

Very common fix for Trike riders with one arm.

Very common fix for Trike riders with one arm.
04-22-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,304
Posted By Rolla

Any coyotes I've ever encountered have always...

Any coyotes I've ever encountered have always been very timid and have gone out of their way to avoid contact. I don't think they typically view adult humans as prey.
04-14-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By wgscott

I'm using this, currently: ...

I'm using this, currently:

https://www.rei.com/media/473ebed2-d573-48ea-8504-8b01d46a39b6?size=784x588
04-10-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,512
Posted By Badger6

I'm not familiar with this issue...can you...

I'm not familiar with this issue...can you explain how to make this happen? All jokes aside, a proper 1x shouldn't be dropping chains. Or, am I missing something?
04-08-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,286
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Not that again. That 'debunking' has already been...

Not that again. That 'debunking' has already been debunked:
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/grand-prix-5000-comparison

They tested the same GP5000 tire in 23,25,28, and 32mm...
04-08-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,286
Posted By Wildwood

The current belief that fat tires at low pressure...

The current belief that fat tires at low pressure have 'almost' the same rolling resistance as skinnier hard tires is 100%BS.
Yan is selling superb fat tires at high prices - you need alternative...
04-05-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,354
Posted By rccardr

Pro tip: Install the tire and tube without using...

Pro tip: Install the tire and tube without using a tire lever. Then inflate the wheel to 40 poinds of pressure (no more!) and deflate. THEN pinch the tire away from the rim all the way around on...
03-31-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,840
Posted By prj71

In my opinion....Having once rode something like...

In my opinion....Having once rode something like that in the past...The better geometry, 29er tires and disc brakes are worth the upgrade.

Some might disagree based on nostalgia and emotion vs....
03-29-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,444
Posted By sarhog

If there was only a way to measure speed over...

If there was only a way to measure speed over distance between the 2 bikes.....:giver:
03-29-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,924
Posted By GlennR

You're more likely to see a tire iron than a...

You're more likely to see a tire iron than a crowbar. But i bet 99.9% of assaults on cyclists are done with a 5000# vehicle.
03-29-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By shelbyfv

You'll probably have to experiment with the...

You'll probably have to experiment with the chain. 9,10, or 11. You may find one that works, or not. This only makes sense if someone is giving you the crankset.
03-28-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

When are you gonna hook it up to your rear hub...

When are you gonna hook it up to your rear hub and dial it up to the full 4 volts?
03-28-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By coupster

Just get a screw on presta >schraeder adapter and...

Just get a screw on presta >schraeder adapter and go to town. They cost a couple of bucks - at most - from your LBS. T'were I to replace my 30 YO Craftsman, I'd look closely at Harbor Freight's...
03-22-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By burnthesheep

The way BF rolls it with tires, if it isn't a...

The way BF rolls it with tires, if it isn't a Rene Hearse tire.......you might as well pack up the forum topic and go home as you won't get anywhere. :lol:
03-20-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,346
Posted By Koyote

If you're old enough to buy your own bike, you're...

If you're old enough to buy your own bike, you're old enough to stop caring what your mother thinks of such decisions.
03-11-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,145
Posted By WhyFi

Questions... I have so many of them.

Questions... I have so many of them.
03-11-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,145
Posted By Germany_chris

Swap on a larger chainring so you don't feel the...

Swap on a larger chainring so you don't feel the need to be on the 11 all the time
03-06-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I always felt that the tension gages were about...

I always felt that the tension gages were about getting a general range of consistent spoke tensions then any one amount on any one spoke. Like using a dial indicator to true rims, it's not how many...
02-23-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,742
Posted By jfranci3

Modern hydroformed AL is as good as carbon these...

Modern hydroformed AL is as good as carbon these days. The carbon can be made into fancier shapes. Anyway....the better groupset and brakes all day here.
02-23-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,551
Posted By Dirk de Chablis

The cycle side of Campag is just a small part of...

The cycle side of Campag is just a small part of the business, Campagnolo started to manufacture magnesium parts such as wheels for sports cars like Alfa, Ferrari, Lambo and Maserati and built...
02-16-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By sch

Consider using loktite on the set screw to better...

Consider using loktite on the set screw to better secure it in place before reassembly, just a bit
not slathered. Presume the set screw is for a hub with sealed bearings?
02-15-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,335
Posted By Eric F

This is like criticizing a Formula 1 car for not...

This is like criticizing a Formula 1 car for not having a place to put groceries or a baby seat.
02-14-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,803
Posted By Koyote

Since you appreciate new tech so much, you must...

Since you appreciate new tech so much, you must love carbon fiber.
02-10-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,335
Posted By Germany_chris

There were quite a few made and some still

There were quite a few made and some still
02-08-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By chaadster

As another aside, just because I’m sitting here...

As another aside, just because I’m sitting here with all the stuff, the weights of the wheels (with factory tape) mounted with AC valves, tires and sealant is 1080g for the front, and 1300g for the...
02-07-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, the wheels seem to come off every few years.

Yeah, the wheels seem to come off every few years.
02-06-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,592
Posted By Darth Lefty

I could understand feeling stuck with a frame you...

I could understand feeling stuck with a frame you had dented yourself and talking yourself into keeping it. Your costs are sunk, itís embarrassing, you donít want to afford another, it might be ok......
02-05-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,592
Posted By Litespud

I honestly donít see that top tube crumpling...

I honestly donít see that top tube crumpling under any normal use. In any event, itís not like itís not right in front of you if, by some remote chance, it started to go. The top tube is under...
02-05-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Personally, at this point I would put away all my...

Personally, at this point I would put away all my power tools and resort to gentler strategies: Liberal use of penetrant, a bit of heat, wriggling the pieces by hand, etc. With a lot of patient...
02-04-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Unca_Sam

Also, these pictures remind me of when my kids...

Also, these pictures remind me of when my kids were toddlers and they wanted to show me something small, so they'd shove it up my nose to show me.
02-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By GrainBrain

DT swiss R460 rims. I bought a wheelset at the...

DT swiss R460 rims. I bought a wheelset at the LBS couple years ago with 5800 hubs laced to those rims, 32 spoke. Kinda heavy.
02-03-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,501
Posted By wolfchild

I don't know what it is about cycling, but...

I don't know what it is about cycling, but cycling seems to produce more dickheads then any other activity out there...I've been a member of few different forums on internet and cycling forums seems...
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,501
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
02-03-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,501
Posted By bruce19

No. Why would anyone?

No. Why would anyone?
02-02-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,649
Posted By tomato coupe

I've got $10 that says we're about to see an...

I've got $10 that says we're about to see an avalanche of recumbent threads ...
02-01-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,384
Posted By indyfabz

I'd rather have root canal. :D

I'd rather have root canal. :D
02-01-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,384
Posted By wgscott

You should try an upright. Many people ride...

You should try an upright. Many people ride those during the winter (and spring, and summer and fall). The increased versatility makes up for the loss of the couch-on-wheels effect.

But,...
01-30-21, 01:12 AM
01-29-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By blakcloud

The frame is big but it is offset by the 650c...

The frame is big but it is offset by the 650c wheels. Good find though.
01-28-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By Unca_Sam

Just a caution: Park Tool advises against trying...

Just a caution: Park Tool advises against trying to cut out a stuck carbon post (https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/seized-seatposts-and-stems). Personally, I'm certain I won't feel a...
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