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11-17-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By cwilly8

Shimano recall success!

My father-in-law was about to throw out his 25-year old hybrid bike -- a Univega Via Carisma. Instead, I got it and started refurbing it for a general purpose knock-around bike. While searching for...
11-08-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 539,612
Posted By Ogsarg

Wild ride today. Crazy wind, cloudy and cold and...

Wild ride today. Crazy wind, cloudy and cold and even a little rain near the end. Nice picture weather though.

...
10-24-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,364
Posted By TiHabanero

Many years ago I tracked all miles ridden...

Many years ago I tracked all miles ridden commuting or training. Got the idea from a teacher I had as a kid. His goal was to ride 100,000 miles before he retired. At the library one day I talked to...
10-23-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,652
Posted By noglider

The fall colors. Shifting my gears after...

The fall colors.

Shifting my gears after tweaking them and realizing I did a great job and they work perfectly now.
10-23-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,652
Posted By Ferguron

When I pulled up to a stoplight a guy from Spain...

When I pulled up to a stoplight a guy from Spain complimented me on my 30 year old Banesto jersey (Banesto = a defunct Spainish bank).
10-22-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,429
Posted By leftthread

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10-18-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,429
Posted By Drillium Dude

This is one of my favorite threads, but it needs...

This is one of my favorite threads, but it needs more contributions!

Iron Horse Trail, WA:
...
10-15-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By 10 Wheels

A Road Bike would be more fun. Got this when I...

A Road Bike would be more fun.
Got this when I was 70.
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Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,564
Views: 386,062
Posted By ahsposo

I love the late afternoon, early evening light in...

I love the late afternoon, early evening light in my house. Sometimes the shadows are totally intriguing:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By Rides4Beer

Never, SPDs. :thumb:

Never, SPDs. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-11-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,564
Views: 386,062
Posted By ahsposo

We had a storm come through Friday night, the...

We had a storm come through Friday night, the heavy rain and wind broke the heads off of these mums; the ginger is experiencing a second blooming after a WAY early one in late July. Yeah, those are...
10-06-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By slcbob

Dude, you may be the only one on point here!...

Dude, you may be the only one on point here! :lol:

The rest of us are all over the map. :50:

Who's in charge around here?
Ain't you, man?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f96p-IhcZhQ
09-22-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,577
Posted By wgscott

Unplug the battery and try it again.

Unplug the battery and try it again.
09-18-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By DownByLaw

Restored my high school bike

Hi all,

Been working on my high school bike over the "quarantine" months, a 1985 or so Nishiki Custom Sport, Kawamura frame.
Original to the bike are the calipers, headset and bars. All other...
Forum: Foo
09-16-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 108,240
Posted By TCR Rider

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uPqAvgN6Tyw

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uPqAvgN6Tyw
09-16-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 250,760
Posted By mstateglfr

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09-16-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By Koyote

The chain is matched to the number of cogs on the...

The chain is matched to the number of cogs on the back...So, if you have five cogs, you need a five speed chain.
09-16-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By btppberk

The PurpleAir website is useful.

The PurpleAir website is useful.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By MinnMan

I rent bikes from McGhie's when I visit. They...

I rent bikes from McGhie's when I visit. They have always been super-helpful. And when I got one too many flats on their rental out on Blue Diamond Rd. . (didn't really understand about goatheads...
09-12-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,468
Posted By wooljersey

It's just a bike!

It's just a bike. In fact it's just the latest in a long line of bikes I have owned and while this one is the most technologically advanced (titanium frame, S&S couplers, electronic shifting, 1x12...
09-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,448
Posted By cb400bill

Over time, metals like an aluminum seatpost and a...

Over time, metals like an aluminum seatpost and a steel seat tube can fuse through oxidation or bind through friction. Simply applying a coat of grease between the two provides a barrier against...
09-12-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,131
Posted By 79pmooney

I use my bathroom scale. I do a couple of...

I use my bathroom scale. I do a couple of weighings as my scale is slightly different depending on where I stand.

Bike weighings can be sobering, Often not knowing is a happier place to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 4,234,560
Posted By look566 rider

New to me Colnago Tecnos!

Saddlle will be updated with Fizik Antares. Group will be swapped for silver Campy Athena 11 speed gruppo.
...
09-08-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,166
Views: 2,716,336
Posted By showlow

My All City w/ Onyx hubs. ...

My All City w/ Onyx hubs.
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Love it....
09-08-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,071
Posted By jadocs

You don't need to take the stem out to measure...

You don't need to take the stem out to measure it. Measure from center of the bolt to center of the clamp (across the top).
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 327,419
Posted By Clyde1820

Sure. Kona's line of Rove bikes is one. The...

Sure.

Kona's line of Rove bikes is one. The Rove LTD has the Shimano 105, and the Rove ST (now DL) has the SRAM Rival.

The AllCity line-up is another. Their Gorilla Monsoon bike has the SRAM...
09-04-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,743
Posted By Sorg67

Thanks for the on-going discussion. Very...

Thanks for the on-going discussion. Very interesting.

I do not know whether the “polarized” training program is optimal or if I even understand it. But for a casual rider like me who wants some...
09-04-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,652
Posted By noobinsf

This one was a gift from a good friend. I only...

This one was a gift from a good friend. I only use it every now and again.

...
09-04-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,652
Posted By Shrevvy

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09-02-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,071
Posted By Unca_Sam

If you're buying another road bike, Lynskey is...

If you're buying another road bike, Lynskey is using compact frame geometry so you'll have to pay attention to the effective top tube length.
08-31-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,920
Posted By ofajen

53/18 = 2.944 ratio or 79.5 gear inches assuming...

53/18 = 2.944 ratio or 79.5 gear inches assuming 27 wheel.

47/16 = 2.9375 or 79.3125 is as close as you will come in the 40s.

Edit - if you can do 50/17, that is 2.9412 or 79.4 gear inches...
08-29-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By veganbikes

11-34 is the gear ratio so an 11 tooth small...

11-34 is the gear ratio so an 11 tooth small sprocket and 34 large sprocket. It could be in a wide variety of cog numbers probably 7 speed on up to 12 speed though.
08-27-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,346
Posted By Wilbur76

Lynskey titanium GR300! w/pics

The wait is finally over! Ordered June 24 from Lynskey. Promise date was July 21. Shimano groupset and custom wheels delayed delivery until August 26. But it’s finally here!

The build:
Lynskey...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sy Reene

The watergate is IMO best of both worlds. Yes,...

The watergate is IMO best of both worlds. Yes, its push/pull, but you can pull it open once and leave it there forever if you want. But at least you have the option to close it a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By Warren128

gios, i needed pedals for one of my recent...

gios,

i needed pedals for one of my recent bike acquisitions, and at that time, I wasn't able to find my favorite pd-6500 on the used market. I decided to try these new Shimano pedals which are...
08-21-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By canklecat

Ditto, Cygolite. And the newer Hotrod...

Ditto, Cygolite. And the newer Hotrod (https://cygolite.com/product/hotrod-90-usb/) is lighter, narrower and more discrete. I just got one for my road bike. It's excellent, a great alternative to the...
08-21-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,166
Views: 2,716,336
Posted By DorkDisk

Some urban cross pics from the lockdown ...

Some urban cross pics from the lockdown

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By mstateglfr

Not sure why he wants them, but I use them on my...

Not sure why he wants them, but I use them on my road bikes because I like the combination of weight and look as the 600 is even lighter than some Shimano road pedals.
These are road bikes- im not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By Warren128

They are PD-6500. I have them on almost all my...

They are PD-6500. I have them on almost all my road bikes. They are no longer made.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

+1 for PD-ES600. Use for my long-distance...

+1 for PD-ES600. Use for my long-distance multi-day rides with S-Works Recon shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By yarbrough462

I use the PD-ES600. They are the Ultegra version...

I use the PD-ES600. They are the Ultegra version of that pedal. I love them. Plenty light and secure. Plus, I can walk when I am off the bike. I am mainly a MTBer though so don't listen to me...
08-21-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By linberl

Onemotor.co. Entire thing removes in seconds.

Onemotor.co. Entire thing removes in seconds.
08-21-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,092
Posted By FiftySix

My all purpose bike that is ridden during dawn,...

My all purpose bike that is ridden during dawn, dusk, overcast, or nighttime has reflectors and lights. Lights can and do stop working on occasion. I've had it happen to myself.

My daytime, good...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By shelbyfv

I think A520, A600 and new ES600 are the current...

I think A520, A600 and new ES600 are the current single sided SPDs. I've used the A520 and A600 and can't really tell a difference. The dark finish on the A600 got beat up pretty quickly.
08-20-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,043
Posted By mongol777

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08-18-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By GMS

Leather seat bags on Amazon

I bought two of these off Amazon just to see. 2 sizes under $20. Real leather and made in India.
This is the smaller one. Search for HERTE brand....
Forum: Foo
08-18-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 997
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Oranges Only

My beagle girl and old man tomcat are fed up with the other animals picking on them them because they are orange. They gave me a list of demands that I must fulfill or there will be an Orange...
08-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By daveton

First 50 Miler

Just completed my first 50 mile ride. No real issues could have had a bit more food/water. I just wanted to tell someone other than my wife and daughter. Golf buddies would not understand. Cheers
08-18-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,488
Posted By noisebeam

Responsibility?. I think you've missed the point....

Responsibility?. I think you've missed the point. It is about courtesy and efficiency, but I can see how those may not be of interest to others.

When it comes to hand signals and more broadly...
08-17-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 693,956
Posted By richdirector

Lynskey gr270

High trail and super comfy.... Did 160km+ last Saturday... Peachy
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