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08-29-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By Bodgeitbob

Hahhahahah. Thanks metieval

Hahhahahah. Thanks metieval
08-27-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Good Deed for the Day

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08-27-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By veloz

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/67e971f3_7542_4d1d_a4c3_d134e338c5bd_ed5fb003450bde00602672536b16203026ebb1e9.jpeg...
08-25-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,493
Posted By indyfabz

"Nobody goes to Hooters for wings."--Chris...

"Nobody goes to Hooters for wings."--Chris Rock
08-24-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,812
Posted By Fentuz

a bite off subject but in order to avoid this on...

a bite off subject but in order to avoid this on rainy day (common thing in the UK), I fitted some trimmed BMX brake lever sleeves (silicone)....
08-23-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,263
Posted By growlerdinky

ignored

ignored
08-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,286
Posted By Rolla

Don't put too much stock in those who pride...

Don't put too much stock in those who pride themselves on being above it all by calling things a “fad” or a “trend.” It’s their own brand of the snobbery they pretend to decry.
08-23-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,298
Posted By indyfabz

So if a rack needs to be stiff enough so that it...

So if a rack needs to be stiff enough so that it does not break under load then stiffness does matter.

Thanks for confirming.
08-23-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,298
Posted By OldTryGuy

Me thinks the poster might be lacking in age and...

Me thinks the poster might be lacking in age and experience to make such a statement. :foo:
08-22-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,582
Posted By Branko D

Well, I built it up and did some rides to suss...

Well, I built it up and did some rides to suss out any issues.
​​​...
08-21-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By PNWgarageDad

Oh no! Must have 10 post before I can upload...

Oh no! Must have 10 post before I can upload pics. I changed my profile pic 👍
I got the black and orange.
08-21-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By rosefarts

I normally carry one small bag big enough for a...

I normally carry one small bag big enough for a spare tube and tools. Once I looked at the food and extras for this ride, I realized that I pretty much had to bring my camelback for the ride. So my...
08-21-21, 03:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By Toadmeister

might do that temporarily. Long term I want...

might do that temporarily. Long term I want something that looks better.
08-20-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By PNWgarageDad

New bike Giant Revolt advanced 3!

Thanks to all for the great info on this forum. Since the supply is short , I had to go over my budget a little.
08-20-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,582
Posted By Badger6

You will, because I'll be there to hand up a beer...

You will, because I'll be there to hand up a beer as you cross over...I'll already be showered and 3 down the hatch by then, because I'll ride the tire that makes the most sense for the course: speed...
08-19-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By jaxgtr

I mapped one on a small android tablet, worked...

I mapped one on a small android tablet, worked really well.
08-19-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,363
Posted By Maelochs

Ummmm ..... what? I practice panic stops so that...

Ummmm ..... what? I practice panic stops so that when I actually need to make one I don't crash. if you are trying to say that he had no better option than to use his brakes in such a way as to cause...
08-18-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,493
Posted By Cougrrcj

IF I were to get a tattoo, it might be something...

IF I were to get a tattoo, it might be something like this...:speedy: --- minus the animation, of course... Maybe 1" x 1-1/2" on the outside my right/(driveside) ankle...

My default comment when...
08-15-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,756
Posted By Chuck M

I know a lot of folks here on BF don't like...

I know a lot of folks here on BF don't like facebook. But the one thing that is good about facebook marketplace is the ability to facebook stalk these weirdos before you invest too much time in them.
08-15-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,912
Posted By Branko D

I enjoy riding on the road. My typical evening...

I enjoy riding on the road. My typical evening training loop has a good bit of traffic, and of course there's close overtaking both ways, but as long as the speed differences aren't really big......
08-15-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,033
Posted By pgjackson

Just another oblivious politician virtue...

Just another oblivious politician virtue signaling to the rest of us lowly citizens on how we should live. I'll bet this guy rides about as often as I give press conferences. Would be cool to see a...
08-14-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, I'm admin of a Fakebroke photography group...

Yeah, I'm admin of a Fakebroke photography group and am considering shutting it down. I've been admin and mod on other forums for years but only on standalone sites where I had direct access to the...
08-14-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,148
Posted By Trakhak

Remind me again why it's OK for Jan to buy and...

Remind me again why it's OK for Jan to buy and market a dormant trademark but not the BikesDirect guy. At least the latter used to participate actively on this forum until he decided that the BS had...
08-12-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By rosefarts

Nearly everything is made in China. Its...

Nearly everything is made in China.

Its usually made to a certain price point. In the case of LB, they are probably going for the same higher end spec without a middleman, so they’re cheaper but...
08-10-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,866
Posted By unterhausen

38mm tires made more sense back in the days when...

38mm tires made more sense back in the days when the bike manufacturers were inexplicably making bikes modeled on UCI compliant CX bikes. Not to mention that the UCI rule on tire size is a little...
08-10-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By drlogik

+1 quiet bikes My favorite bike to ride is...

+1 quiet bikes

My favorite bike to ride is my fixed gear Wabi. It basically makes no sound at all, none. Squirt lubes my chain on that bike. It makes sneaking up on other riders a fun and...
08-09-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,866
Posted By Cal398

To me, these bikes with high trail numbers make...

To me, these bikes with high trail numbers make more sense when you can fit these big tires, since they give you the traction to run over more things.

IMHO, a 45mm tire isn't big enough to...
08-07-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,715
Posted By wolfchild

Vanilla ice cream is my favorite :thumb:...that's...

Vanilla ice cream is my favorite :thumb:...that's the only flavor I care about.
08-06-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 228,242
Posted By jonathanf2

I swapped out my FSA crankset that came on my...

I swapped out my FSA crankset that came on my bike and replaced it with the GRX 600 10 speed crankset and Shimano Tiagra RS-500 BB. The tolerances are much tighter, but the crank shifts smoother and...
08-06-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,866
Posted By Cal398

Don’t sleep on 650b

650b improved every aspect of my riding experience - speed going up technical climbs, speed going down technical descents, acceleration, physical comfort, mental comfort, bike geometry became more...
08-02-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,756
Posted By jayp410

Let's talk perspective. Consider the...

Let's talk perspective.

Consider the environmental impact of having a kid. All the clothes, appliances, electronics, vehicles, housing, and food they will consume, and the fuel and waste products...
07-31-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By cb400bill

$400. ...

$400. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/464686388062064/?ref=search&referral_code=marketplace_search&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3A2f415795-79c4-4e55-9b66-36c2497c2484
...
07-28-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,345
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Wear it in the shower periodically in the short...

Wear it in the shower periodically in the short term, and once the hot season passes then to actually strip out the straps from the helmet body for a good wash (takes a little work to remove the...
07-26-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Lazyass

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They...

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They come in 32, 35, 38, whatever. The sidewall is really soft which makes for a smooth ride. The 38 supposedly weighs 450g.
...
07-24-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 228,242
Posted By cb400bill

Added some Bontrager mudguards to my Checkpoint ...

Added some Bontrager mudguards to my Checkpoint Hopefully, no more gritty water bottles....
07-24-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,706
Posted By oldwinger14

Like an earlier poster, I also had a hybrid, a...

Like an earlier poster, I also had a hybrid, a Cannondale Quick2 with disc. I wanted a road bike but not one with a overly-aggressive geometry that would be faster but not very comfortable for me....
07-22-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Rolla

When you get ten posts, post some pics here....

When you get ten posts, post some pics here. Impossible to weigh in without visual context.
07-22-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,056
Posted By Milton Keynes

Both, I'd say. Sure, the screaming was over the...

Both, I'd say. Sure, the screaming was over the top, but I've been on rides when people had bluetooth speakers running, and it was a bit annoying. I didn't stay near them for long. If you must...
07-22-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,056
Posted By Inusuit

Reminds me of a story my grandpa told about...

Reminds me of a story my grandpa told about working as a logger in the Pacific Northwest. New guy shows up with a transistor radio, turns it on full blast, and sets it on a stump. Old time logger...
07-19-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,098
Posted By PeteHski

IME factory grease attracts road grime like s***...

IME factory grease attracts road grime like s*** to a blanket. If you are going to use a wax lube then the grease has to be completely removed. If you ride first with the factory grease you just end...
07-17-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,563
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

50 cyclists group riding fast on a public road in...

50 cyclists group riding fast on a public road in a manner where it would be dangerous to slow down or pull over due to traffic conditions at best sounds like 50 cyclists riding like jackasses.
07-16-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,563
Posted By Rolla

"If this happened I think that would have...

"If this happened I think that would have happened" is just speculation on your part.



Honking a horn, however aggressively, isn't the same thing threatening to kill. Were you a drama major in...
07-16-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By himespau

The mechanic called today and told me what he'd...

The mechanic called today and told me what he'd done for the stuck driveside cup: long cheater bar, hit wrench to jar it loose, 3 different lubricants/solvents, heated it to try to get the materials...
07-15-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 228,242
Posted By KJ43

I just picked up a new wheelset. Light...

I just picked up a new wheelset.

Light Bicycle Falcon Pro - WR38 Disc - 24H - Hooked Tubeless:

DT SWISS 240 EXP straight pull Center lock Black
DT SWISS 240 EXP Shimano Road 11S straight...
07-15-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 228,242
Posted By franswa

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for...

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for the link :thumb:
07-14-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 228,242
Posted By chaadster

They’re vinyl decals, which I get from...

They’re vinyl decals, which I get from https://www.customvinyllettering.net/

Here are some of my other bikes:

...
07-14-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By himespau

That might be it as well. When I dropped it off,...

That might be it as well. When I dropped it off, they asked if I needed it now or could wait a couple days. If they're the type that push the "need it now" folks to the top of the queue, things...
07-13-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By himespau

Honestly, if the frame is screwed, I'm not even...

Honestly, if the frame is screwed, I'm not even sure I'd put it on them. If the 2 different metals seized together and can't be gotten apart, that's on the previous owner for putting the BB in...
07-13-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By nomadmax

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone...

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone call, I'd go to the shop.
07-13-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By drlogik

Go into the shop and ask to see your bike. Don't...

Go into the shop and ask to see your bike. Don't take no for an answer. I have a feeling.......
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