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07-04-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6,792
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Posted By prairiepedaler

Look at the wheelbase on that thing!

Look at the wheelbase on that thing!
06-30-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,998
Posted By dedhed

What's the best chain lube?, What's the best...

What's the best chain lube?, What's the best frame material?, What's the best tire and size?, Flat bars or drops? Flats, clips, or clipless?
Meh, ride what you want.
06-30-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,998
Posted By jpescatore

I always enjoy his science-based videos. Towards...

I always enjoy his science-based videos. Towards the end of this one he pointed out all the studies were on stationary bikes and didn't include climbing or sprints, and they pretty much focused on...
Forum: Recumbent
06-19-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 384,674
Posted By bjjoondo

Since we got the low level E-assist systems on...

Since we got the low level E-assist systems on our trikes we decided to try some over night or weekend touring. We headed South on CO. Hwy. 115 S. from Colorado Springs, CO. to Canon City, CO. 50...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,866
Posted By Jimmy Wisdom

2004 Litespeed Ultimate that I recently updated...

2004 Litespeed Ultimate that I recently updated with a Shimano Ultegra R8000 groupset to replace the 9 speed Campagnolo Chorus groupset that came with it. Love the way it both looks and rides now....
06-09-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56,852
Views: 8,179,908
Posted By cb400bill

88 or 89 Schwinn Voyageur - $175 ...

88 or 89 Schwinn Voyageur - $175

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1921037164694844/

...
05-02-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 393
Posted By Wileyone

I wouldn't touch it. Just shorten your brake...

I wouldn't touch it. Just shorten your brake cables and ride the Shyte out of it.
05-01-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,797
Posted By 350htrr

I think you are mistaking normal and sustainable…...

I think you are mistaking normal and sustainable… Today it seems that society thinks and sees , what IS viewed, as normal, is NOT really that sustainable, but IS, being viewed as normal, and...
05-01-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,797
Posted By Mobile 155

It is not our thoughts but how we as a people...

It is not our thoughts but how we as a people react that changes things. Why would people want to get back to what some consider normal? The reason I believe is the alternative is poverty.
...
04-29-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 201,096
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

This cat found its way into my basement. ...

This cat found its way into my basement.

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04-23-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6,792
Views: 2,337,062
Posted By zjrog

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1989 Trek 950. Dropped in drop bars and RSX shifters/brake levers. 3x7,...
04-20-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,365
Posted By wolfchild

I wouldn't trust a vaccine made in China, after...

I wouldn't trust a vaccine made in China, after all they are the ones who allowed this virus to spread on purpose.
04-13-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,847
Posted By Johnk3

My take is that advertising drives the bus. The...

My take is that advertising drives the bus. The vast majority of carbon fiber bikes are mass produced at relatively low cost in Asia. That is where the sales volume is. The bike mags love to cover...
04-13-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,847
Posted By bikepilot50

Old steel

I have ridden bikes of all types. Owned a Kestrel, Colnago C-40, Look and have ridden others. They just don’t feel like a good steel bike. My favorite rides are a Merckx Corsa extra with Campy 11...
04-13-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6,792
Views: 2,337,062
Posted By willoughby1

I have a Triple Cross, although it may be a later...

I have a Triple Cross, although it may be a later one with the rounded fork, but it fits 38mm Compass Barlow Pass tires no problem. Highly recommend the tires, although they are expensive. On the...
04-12-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 281,835
Posted By Prowler

Funny how a couple of photos like that can get a...

Funny how a couple of photos like that can get a guy hankering to go build a wheel. Nice warm wood stove, good tunes on the box, hot coffee, lacing spokes, not thinking about anything else. You...
04-11-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By dsbrantjr

Definitely try the triple you have; be aware that...

Definitely try the triple you have; be aware that you may need a different-length bottom bracket for the new crankset. I run triples on all of my bikes, I would not like being stuck with a single up...
04-10-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,847
Posted By celesteguy

I think steel bikes are seen as "common". That's...

I think steel bikes are seen as "common". That's how I looked at them when I started riding. I had vintage steel, which to me at the time was the same thing as new steel. I thought only suckers would...
04-10-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,365
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://youtu.be/urglg3WimHA

https://youtu.be/urglg3WimHA
04-10-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,847
Posted By rydabent

I have re-read all the comments on this thread,...

I have re-read all the comments on this thread, and I still say it all comes back to money. Think about it, except for a few insanely price CF frames, they are all laid up in China. They pay some...
04-08-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,365
Posted By livedarklions

My guess is since we really have no way of...

My guess is since we really have no way of reliably estimating the actual number of undiagnosed infected at this point, we won't have any real figure until widespread antibody testing is done. I...
04-07-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,365
Posted By Rajflyboy

Who is to say any of the actual numbers we are...

Who is to say any of the actual numbers we are getting are factual?

anyone with another serious condition who dies and also has corona is automatically listed as a corona death.

and why are...
Forum: Foo
04-05-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8,818
Views: 944,067
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/Or3Gq2E.gif

https://i.imgur.com/Or3Gq2E.gif
04-04-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 201,096
Posted By jbchybridrider

I live in a remote rural area and this little guy...

I live in a remote rural area and this little guy was born and raised totally wild here. He wasn't surviving though so though I'd try befriending him. He's totally dependant on me for survival now...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,058
Posted By texaspandj

I think it's just a mentality thing and not...

I think it's just a mentality thing and not genetics that makes you feel the need to stay or move.
As a young adult I would hear people saying they couldn't wait to get out of this town. But I was...
Forum: Recumbent
04-02-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,218
Posted By BlazingPedals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqv8Gpe_kdw&t=83s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqv8Gpe_kdw&t=83s

Lowracer1's Quest velomobile passes me on a downhill, at 1:23. I was doing 45 mph at the time.
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,431,104
Posted By botty kayer

Not as expensive or extravagant as many cars...

Not as expensive or extravagant as many cars here, but I've always liked the simple elegance of the Pininfarina designed Peugeot 504 cabriolet, and here's a fine example from 1974 I spotted in London...
03-29-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,875
Posted By jdawginsc

On another note, has anyone used the Campy...

On another note, has anyone used the Campy Centaur skeleton brakes? Of the more modern brakes, they look like they would melt together with vintage nuovo record stuff.
03-28-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,530
Posted By tricky

those chainstays are pretty cool. Are you going...

those chainstays are pretty cool. Are you going to keep the boutique parts on there or go a different route?
03-22-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,885
Posted By romperrr

Something bike-packing-esqe in Titanium, all the...

Something bike-packing-esqe in Titanium, all the bells and whistles
03-21-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 281,835
Posted By 2cam16

You did get a headset for the threadless...

You did get a headset for the threadless fork,right?
03-18-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6,792
Views: 2,337,062
Posted By squarenoise

Awesome Rock Combo wrk101...

Awesome Rock Combo wrk101 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/wrk101-109949.html)!

Slowly making some progress on mine. Decided to use the Specialized Flag crankset on another build and going with...
03-05-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,225
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously, it is very unlikely that you would get...

Obviously, it is very unlikely that you would get exposed to the virus while actually riding, but we use bikes to go to and between places, and we pick up food and water along the way. We also make...
Forum: Foo
02-03-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,431,104
Posted By botty kayer

chewybrian that looks like its out of the Wacky...

chewybrian that looks like its out of the Wacky Races.



I didn't identify it until later but had a feeling it was rare and expensive, but didn't think it was that expensive. And that black Alfa...
Forum: Foo
02-01-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,431,104
Posted By Clyde1820

If you like Alfa Romeos ...

Here's a company that does Alfas right ... restoring, upgrading and customizing old examples until they resemble what the GTA (AutoDelta) folks might have imagined if they'd had today's components to...
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,431,104
Posted By TankSlapper

'New’ Stratos ...

'New’ Stratos

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Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8,818
Views: 944,067
Posted By FBOATSB

This was posted last winter I believe, but I...

This was posted last winter I believe, but I always like seeing it again.
Forum: Foo
01-21-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,576
Posted By tyrion

In the future the least expensive cars will be...

In the future the least expensive cars will be fully self-driving and not have a steering wheel. The human driving package will cost extra. Only rich people will get to drive their own cars.
01-21-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 201,096
Posted By the sci guy

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01-19-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,088
Posted By sheddle

Anyway, with that being said, I picked my vintage...

Anyway, with that being said, I picked my vintage road bike up this year for $650 which still seems a bit cheap given the condition. ...
01-18-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,088
Posted By nlerner

In my dotage (I turn 60 this year), I find myself...

In my dotage (I turn 60 this year), I find myself gravitating toward bikes I really like to ride, can ride all day or on a multi-day tour, and have relatively current technology (I’m a big fan of...
01-18-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,088
Posted By J.Higgins

I also think that the market suffers from too...

I also think that the market suffers from too much diversification in terms of genre. I mean fifty years ago, we did not have mountain bikes, e-bikes, gravel bikes, muscle bikes, hybrids, tadpole...
01-16-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

I've been restoring this 1990 Trek 950 slowly...

I've been restoring this 1990 Trek 950 slowly throughout the winter. It's a wonderful bike. Amazing frame. I should have it completed near the end of January.

I'm not quite sure where the 950...
01-15-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By katsup

The lugged Trek 950's are great bikes, I've had a...

The lugged Trek 950's are great bikes, I've had a few pass through my hands. However, this 970 I restored and kept for my fiance.
...
01-15-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By zjrog

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1989 950. I really need to get this bike out and...
01-15-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By dedhed

https://www.greggscycles.com/product/sunlite-rim-g...

https://www.greggscycles.com/product/sunlite-rim-grommet-324698-1.htm?_vsrefdom=adwords&gclid=Cj0KCQiAjfvwBRCkARIsAIqSWlN-YNuP3EcedKvlabzRsgYr6JWOstREUJ6UChooPjk5LEPMJe75wLwaAiwZEALw_wcB
01-15-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By bikemig

I just rebuilt mine with a trekking bar. It's a...

I just rebuilt mine with a trekking bar. It's a keeper for sure.
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01-10-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,177
Posted By browngw

The local shops here in Southwestern Ontario have...

The local shops here in Southwestern Ontario have had a pretty tough time. One shop in our town of 7,000 recently closed, bought a new cargo van and outfitted it as a mobile shop. He seems to be...
01-07-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,177
Posted By vinfix

I live in an affluent, ru-burb where road biking...

I live in an affluent, ru-burb where road biking is pretty popular. There's 7 bike shops within a 10 mile radius, and 2 of them are actually pretty new.
In a town near where I work, which is 30+...
01-02-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,687
Posted By cb400bill

Not near as exotic as some of the previously...

Not near as exotic as some of the previously posted bikes, but this autumn I fell into this virtually unridden Schwinn Voyageur. I’ve overhauled it and added the rack, bell, and mudguards.

...
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