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Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,762
Posted By indyfabz

I am a sophomore at a large, mid-western college....

I am a sophomore at a large, mid-western college. I had always read the amazing accounts on Bikeforums but never believed them to be true--until, that is, the most amazing thing happened to me....
08-25-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,505
Posted By downhillmaster

If only these precious garments came with care...

If only these precious garments came with care labels...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,762
Posted By guadzilla

White bibs. Pouring rain. Wife working late. ...

White bibs. Pouring rain. Wife working late.

This post should have started "Dear Bikeforums - You wouldnt believe what happened to me last weekend"
07-22-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,821
Posted By indyfabz

This thread lacks imagination.

This thread lacks imagination.
07-18-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,432
Posted By sheddle

For my experience, the sprung single pivot...

For my experience, the sprung single pivot calipers like the Shimano 105 SLRs can very reliably be used from the brake hoods.
06-17-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,495
Posted By bruce19

I think if your hand that's on the bars is close...

I think if your hand that's on the bars is close to the stem you will not twitch/move the front wheel so easily. Practice that in a parking lot and see if that works better for you. It's actually the...
06-09-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By aggiegrads

Use these, switch to Presta, and don't look back....

Use these, switch to Presta, and don't look back.

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=7716&category=1777
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,092
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd say the Friction Facts test show that...

I'd say the Friction Facts test show that aftermarket lubricants are, in fact, all pretty similar:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,648
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not a snob - I'm just an ahole.

I'm not a snob - I'm just an ahole.
05-04-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By indyfabz

Sensational, but you havenít put them through...

Sensational, but you havenít put them through their paces? Check.
04-30-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Iride01

And you are sure it's not spoke noise? If you...

And you are sure it's not spoke noise? If you got a spare wheel then let the bike shop figure it out. Aren't they open for repair work? They are considered essential service here.
04-26-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By rccardr

Easy Off Oven Cleaner is my go-to deanodizer.

Easy Off Oven Cleaner is my go-to deanodizer.
04-22-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By hazetguy

Look into those a little more. Pretty sure you...

Look into those a little more. Pretty sure you need the engaging clips and hardware too.
One example (they are NOT cheap!)...
04-21-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,820
Views: 1,049,062
Posted By texaspandj

Whenever you run into a 30+ year plus bike with...

Whenever you run into a 30+ year plus bike with original reflectors and such, you know you got something, But an Ironman makes it that much sweeter.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,964
Posted By noodle soup

I never knew Michelin Pro4 tires were tubeless....

I never knew Michelin Pro4 tires were tubeless. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,964
Posted By WhyFi

You've never shoved your foot in to your front...

You've never shoved your foot in to your front wheel seen a locked thread about a locked thread before? I guess you're not a serious cyclist BF poster.
04-20-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The lock washer can be left out, many have done...

The lock washer can be left out, many have done this, with no issues. If the 1.5mm+ amount of stack change was enough then as long as you counter tighten the threaded race and lock nut all will be...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,109
Posted By rccardr

This one will get Dura Ace: ...

This one will get Dura Ace:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1949x1173/img_2839_e371256ad08e1ef94c54d790c53f390867287be0.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,757
Posted By bruce19

I've been cycling for over 40 yrs. and using...

I've been cycling for over 40 yrs. and using Speedpay for many of those years. All my ex-racer friends (local racers) use them. In that time I have never seen or heard of what you have posted above....
04-07-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By wgscott

Double-butted spokes will help more than...

Double-butted spokes will help more than plain-gauge spokes of the same thickness as the wider part of the double-butted spokes, due to their flex properties.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,916
Posted By Sy Reene

Many mini-tools come now with a T25.. maybe time...

Many mini-tools come now with a T25.. maybe time to get a new one :-) Search on Amazon for a "SKS Tom 7" for a minimalist one.

Is the actual bolt coming loose, or it stays tightened but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,604
Posted By nomadmax

Take everything off the bike that records numbers...

Take everything off the bike that records numbers and ride; make a concerted effort to see the world around you because this is your one and only chance. The difference between what you could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,727
Posted By MoAlpha

Another guy I used to ride with has that R5 and...

Another guy I used to ride with has that R5 and it's not nearly that heinous for some reason.

Re steerer stubs, at my age you never trust a fart, never waste an erection, and never trim a...
10-07-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By 79pmooney

How much seatpost do you have in the seat tube? ...

How much seatpost do you have in the seat tube? Is the minimum insertion mark showing? If you weld the tube and do not have reinforcement welded around it, make sure the bottom of your new post is...
10-06-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,487
Posted By nomadmax

New (to me) Merckx

Like many of us here, I spend some time on the web looking for bikes to add to my collection. I found this 1987 Merckx SLX on the Milwaukee CL listed as a 52 cm but knew it was a mistake. I contacted...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 270,751
Posted By seypat

One of those rare occasions when the tape doesn't...

One of those rare occasions when the tape doesn't quite match the paint or the decals. Falls somewhere between.........Which means it totally goes with both! Very hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 270,751
Posted By Cyclist753

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 270,751
Posted By mstateglfr

Lame chainstay protector, but otherwise it's a...

Lame chainstay protector, but otherwise it's a nice looking frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 270,751
Posted By Lemond1985

I'm definitely feelin' this paint job. Yellow is...

I'm definitely feelin' this paint job. Yellow is a tough color to work with. Nice component choice too, 10/10.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 270,751
Posted By seau grateau

This bike is suuuper nice.

This bike is suuuper nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 270,751
Posted By superdex

That's really clean :thumb:

That's really clean :thumb:
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