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03-10-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By bluehills3149

On steel frames, the rear dropout is both hard...

On steel frames, the rear dropout is both hard and "tough" so it can withstand the quick-release scraping but the hanger is tough enough that it can also be bent back numerous times before they...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-08-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 44,650
Posted By PedalingWalrus

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b6db6d1b_8f17_455d_b75f_e64b638fe73a_55626bb21065218f6278ce8147176d9762a80b9c.jpeg
Forum: Fatbikes
02-04-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,414
Posted By qclabrat

thanks, just got the x-wide group, carbon bars...

thanks, just got the x-wide group, carbon bars and new wheels
Forum: Fatbikes
02-01-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,414
Posted By Happy Feet

I've recently added: Cheap dropper post to...

I've recently added:

Cheap dropper post to test the concept.
11-42 10speed cassette to replace stock 11-36. Straight swap and no need to mess with the rear derailer.
Chester pedals to replace...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 33,231
Posted By JadeKatz

I am a 68 year old woman who has always loved...

I am a 68 year old woman who has always loved casual biking so when I had a bad ankle sprain which took almost a year to heal from I found my muscles were so weak I could barely ride my bike. I...
10-09-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,398
Posted By burnthesheep

That said it was a gravel ride. I don't think...

That said it was a gravel ride. I don't think Zwift slows us down yet for having a road bike on the "gravelly" portions. They say it's in development.

Also, sweet ride area. Wish we had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 33,231
Posted By Rides4Beer

Had an e-bike with us in the front pack at a...

Had an e-bike with us in the front pack at a recent charity ride. Dude was in his 60s and partially disabled, the e-bike allowed him to still get out and ride and hang with a pretty fast group. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,479
Posted By OmegaWolf

Ride with a slower group.

Ride with a slower group.
Forum: Touring
08-09-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,862
Posted By TimothyH

Body Glide works on nipples. It goes on just...

Body Glide works on nipples.

It goes on just like anti-perspirant.

Every triathlete on the planet has a stick in their gear bag.

Any running specialty store should have it. REI and Dicks...
07-30-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By kingston

I got these cuts from running over some broken...

I got these cuts from running over some broken glass on Saturday. Put some patches on the inside of the nearly new tire (that orange color is the underside of a patch) and have ridden another 150...
07-26-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By DrIsotope

I've seen worse, had worse, and ridden worse. If...

I've seen worse, had worse, and ridden worse. If it'll make you feel better, put some glue in it.
07-13-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 41,379
Posted By Marcus_Ti

If you needed a lower gear than a 36T in...

If you needed a lower gear than a 36T in CX....you were always best served by dismounting and running up. Either due to the gradient, or due to mud and lacking traction.


A CX race is all of 45...
06-24-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,150
Posted By RayLee

I don't feel the big difference like I do on my...

I don't feel the big difference like I do on my mountain bike tubes vs tubeless (less pressure) on my gravel bike with 40c tires but I ride road to the dirt on my gravel bike and tubeless has saved...
06-22-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,313
Posted By KraneXL

I did, and so far have found nothing interesting...

I did, and so far have found nothing interesting or significant about this product. Basically empty calories (sound families?) It may work fine for those suffering from ailments, but what exactly is...
06-20-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,838
Posted By LansingWes

Have you considered bike taxidermy?...

Have you considered bike taxidermy? https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x500/fjolil2hs4vr2cx_large_4e35e1c7ee22533bff326d650f28cb76aea3f58f.jpg
06-11-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,419
Posted By bbbean

FWIW, I lowered my A1c from 9.something to 4.9...

FWIW, I lowered my A1c from 9.something to 4.9 through diet and exercise, and have been there consistently since 2013. **What works for me** is a moderately low carb diet off the bike (25-30% carbs),...
06-10-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,645
Posted By livedarklions

Just for point of comparison, $125 in 1972 is...

Just for point of comparison, $125 in 1972 is equal to $759 now.
06-05-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 41,379
Posted By mstateglfr

Ok, im sure this wont get much traction since its...

Ok, im sure this wont get much traction since its a bike by GT, but how has the new Grade not been discussed after the initial post?!?

That is a really cool bike.

- fits 42mm tires
- sensible...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-19, 04:04 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,925
Posted By josephjhaney

New Shift Cables

It's the little things sometimes. I actually had a shift cable split on me last week, so I replaced them with the Jagwire Elite sealed cable system, man, I forgot how effortless shifting could be. ...
05-26-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,507
Posted By Steve B.

Only advantage to aluminum, other then the...

Only advantage to aluminum, other then the obvious cost difference to manufacture, would be the material is more resistant to hits on the tubing. While carbon is designed to be strong in particular...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,583,443
Posted By madpogue

So if commuting to work involves IPA and flowers...

So if commuting to work involves IPA and flowers ^^^^^^^, I want your job....
Forum: Commuting
05-17-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,583,443
Posted By noglider

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAGcDi0DRtU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAGcDi0DRtU
Forum: Commuting
05-16-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,583,443
Posted By Skipjacks

Hey...at least if you got stuck you know some...

Hey...at least if you got stuck you know some guys who'd come help you!

Check out the rehab I did to convert my daughter's little kid bike into my son's little kid bike.
...
05-03-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,191
Posted By Geekage

I think the Marlin 5 is an upgrade over the 820. ...

I think the Marlin 5 is an upgrade over the 820.

I'm currently looking for a used bike for my kid: size XS, disc brakes, and 27.5 or 29". So pretty much not the 820. The Marlin obviously has some...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,583,443
Posted By ascherer

Commuter: 1966 Raleigh Sports

Pretty much stock. Larger rear cog for more realistic gearing. Cork handgrips, modern brake blocks and Panaracer Col de la Vie tires. Until last autumn the pedals were original too but one of those...
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