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06-02-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Chuck M

BSO: Bike shaped object

BSO: Bike shaped object
06-02-23, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 245
Posted By shelbyfv

If you were regularly doing 60 milers I'd say...

If you were regularly doing 60 milers I'd say give it a try. With your lack of base miles you will likely both suffer and fail. There will be another chance.:thumb:
06-02-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 245
Posted By RB1-luvr

I'd be worried about comfort. Will your...

I'd be worried about comfort. Will your butt/neck/shoulders/wrists etc be ok with that much time in the saddle.
06-02-23, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By Chuck M

I'll just give credit where credit is due. When...

I'll just give credit where credit is due. When I log in and see the board filled with spam posts, they don't last long. The mods, who volunteer, do a pretty good job of cleaning it up quickly.
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 447
Posted By saddlesores

what exactly does "good parts" mean? we were...

what exactly does "good parts" mean?
we were given a brand and model, and a cut-n-paste spec sheet that said nothing about the components.
assuming a stock bike, we google the factory specs, it's...
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By jamawani

I have ridden over in Louisville. The old Big...

I have ridden over in Louisville.
The old Big Four railroad bridge is now a maghificent bike/ped crossing.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Four_Bridge

In western Kentucky, the US 45 bridge at...
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 447
Posted By Teamdarb

That thread is specific to one bike. It does not...

That thread is specific to one bike. It does not represent the rest of the line up. What people may miss is the company is/was doing fleet services i.e. city, company or university bike supply....
06-01-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By genejockey

Poorly. I think it's probably okay if you have a...

Poorly. I think it's probably okay if you have a power meter, but if you only have an HRM, it bases it on HR. For example, I did a ride last night, the fastest I've gone on that particular route,...
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By timdow

Yikes it's almost 6 lbs! There are lots of...

Yikes it's almost 6 lbs! There are lots of really good tents that weight less and cost less.
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 447
Posted By saddlesores

that would have been good information to have...

that would have been good information to have included in the original post...................

essentially you've got a generic taiwan steel frame with the "she devil" logo stickers that some guy...
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,172
Posted By saddlesores

"getting real" means buying/assembling a bike...

"getting real" means buying/assembling a bike that fits your needs, not settling for an inappropriate gear range because it helps the manufacturer's bottom line or is just like what your favorite...
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 447
Posted By timdow

Sure you could use it, but since you don't...

Sure you could use it, but since you don't already have the bike and are purchasing a bike for touring, my opinion is that this bike would be a poor choice. The specs say it has a 42T chain-ring and...
Forum: Touring
06-01-23, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 447
Posted By saddlesores

IMO not suitable. 1x8 drivetrain 32 spoke...

IMO not suitable.

1x8 drivetrain
32 spoke wheels
center-pull brakes?

this is a toodle off to the supermarket in a flat village city-bike.
with her weight and lighter packing (assume not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By Trsnrtr

Why so serious? From your posts here, I...

Why so serious? From your posts here, I visualize a sour person, disillusioned with life and their fellow man. No happiness. Do you ever smile?

If you were here, I'd give you a hug, let you...
05-31-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By Germany_chris

Did it taste like cherry chapstick

Did it taste like cherry chapstick
05-31-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By tomato coupe

I ran into that issue -- turns out I had a 0...

I ran into that issue -- turns out I had a 0 stem.
05-31-23, 08:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,085
Posted By Maelochs

Not to be negative but (go with your strengths,...

Not to be negative but (go with your strengths, they tell me ... :D ...) a 1997 study is pretty irrelevant today.

Trek OCLV are widely acknowledged to be tanks .... all the weight of steel but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By rjones28

I want my next bike build built around this...

I want my next bike build built around this groupset.
05-30-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 734
Posted By Paul Barnard

Or you could have asked him why he selected...

Or you could have asked him why he selected 90PSI. He knows. We don't.
05-30-23, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 734
Posted By shelbyfv

These tires have been quite a journey for...

These tires have been quite a journey for OP.:twitchy:
05-30-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 997
Posted By tomato coupe

You think the shop intentionally stole a bike...

You think the shop intentionally stole a bike that was likely worth less than $100?
05-30-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 997
Posted By Steve B.

Screwed yourself by not keeping a copy of the...

Screwed yourself by not keeping a copy of the consignment paperwork.

And if you were OK giving them the bike, well, you gave them the bike. Whats the problem.
05-30-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 734
Posted By Germany_chris

Because max PSI and correct PSI are two different...

Because max PSI and correct PSI are two different things
Forum: Touring
05-30-23, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 2,525,987
Posted By CMAW

Built a Surly Ogre over the winter ...

Built a Surly Ogre over the winter

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...
Forum: Touring
05-30-23, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By Pratt

Not something I have given a lot of thought to. ...

Not something I have given a lot of thought to. Having said that, and having read people's thoughtful comments here, my plan, if I were in your situation, would be to look at existing ones, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Fun fact (according to this guy) ...

Fun fact (according to this guy)

https://twitter.com/johnhollinger/status/1663371437355438080
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 05:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,374
Posted By CAT7RDR

Motors but not calling them mopeds.

Motors but not calling them mopeds.
05-29-23, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By bikemig

I think you have to be a paid member before you...

I think you have to be a paid member before you can use this site to try to monetize your, ahem, expertise . . . ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 02:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,374
Posted By shelbyfv

Hard call. Sock length or 32mm becoming standard...

Hard call. Sock length or 32mm becoming standard on new bikes.:foo: And what year did they put the nail in the sleeveless jersey coffin?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,374
Posted By tomato coupe

Sock height.

Sock height.
05-29-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By Iride01

I change the cassette and rings sometimes when I...

I change the cassette and rings sometimes when I take my bike to Colorado where a climb might be 10 miles or more long. Not quite the same as at home where a climb of more than half a mile is a long...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Because. https://youtu.be/AhI6H8vW8dA

Because.

https://youtu.be/AhI6H8vW8dA
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By DougRNS

Thanks for letting me know. I didn't realize...

Thanks for letting me know.

I didn't realize when I posted it. Luckily it was up to the high standards of the previous 9,999.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By BillyD

Yoo-hoo, 10k posts!

Yoo-hoo, 10k posts!
05-28-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Ron Damon

But you'll be out of gear, spinning inefficiently...

But you'll be out of gear, spinning inefficiently most of the time. 😉 There's no free breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By genejockey

Eeeeww.

Eeeeww.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By rjones28

Velo Vol 's Twitter feed.

Velo Vol 's Twitter feed.
05-28-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By RCMoeur

On that bike, anyway. Just because I rode my...

On that bike, anyway.

Just because I rode my fixie 25 miles on Wednesday doesn't mean I'm ready to toss all my other bikes - I sincerely appreciated the having the 24-28 low gear available on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By rjones28

Generally, not.

Generally, not.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By Mojo31

Nope. Usually pretty specific.

Nope. Usually pretty specific.
05-28-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By shelbyfv

Cycling doesn't suit everyone.

Cycling doesn't suit everyone.
05-28-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Koyote

Yes, poorly-adjusted bikes are annoying. In...

Yes, poorly-adjusted bikes are annoying.

In other news, the Pope is Catholic.
05-28-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By tomato coupe

I can see why crappy misadjusted gears can be...

I can see why crappy misadjusted gears can be annoying.
05-27-23, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,071
Posted By shelbyfv

You'd like members to discuss this?:foo:

You'd like members to discuss this?:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-23, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By t2p

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-26-23, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,073
Posted By mstateglfr

Surly Disc Trucker REI co-op ADV 1.1 Kona...

Surly Disc Trucker
REI co-op ADV 1.1
Kona Sutra SE
Fuji Touring
05-26-23, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,073
Posted By skidder

My first suggestion would be to post this down in...

My first suggestion would be to post this down in the "Touring" sub-forum down the list of sub-forums, you'll get better information there. Also post where you are, as some of those bicycle brands...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-23, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By rjones28

She chooses the route. ...

She chooses the route.

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Provide a list of animals and activities that you think...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 76,797
Posted By genejockey

Cannibalism - every man's food.

Cannibalism - every man's food.
05-26-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,071
Posted By shelbyfv

You can move it to the Blog section if you want...

You can move it to the Blog section if you want it all for yourself. Blogger's Forum (https://www.bikeforums.net/blogger-s-forum/):thumb:
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