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08-10-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 336
Posted By smd4

You're right--I can barely break a brisk walking...

You're right--I can barely break a brisk walking speed!:rolleyes:
08-10-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 336
Posted By smd4

Then why not just ride a mountain bike? Most of...

Then why not just ride a mountain bike? Most of you guys are basically converting your thoroughbred racing bikes to hybrids anyways.

But anyway, that's not what I think at all, KerryIrons. I...
Forum: Foo
08-08-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5,542
Views: 517,924
Posted By Desert Ryder

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08-07-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I had some test work to do. Of...

Mrs non-fixie and I had some test work to do. Of our bikes. Of ourselves. Eroica Germania is in a couple of weeks.

We decided to take our bikes to Limburg today. Limburg is the only bit of Holland...
08-07-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm....spent half the night hacking up a lung...

Hmmm....spent half the night hacking up a lung for some reason. Couldn't really decide if I wanted to ride today or not but finally decided to go. Grabbed the Davidson out of the bike cave, wiped...
08-07-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By Bianchigirll

Unfortunately I haven’t got much riding in this...

Unfortunately I haven’t got much riding in this year but got out yesterday fir a great spin around my subsonic loop. I took out my “Cherry Tomato” Specialissma X-7 SBX for a first spin since I...
08-06-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By Drillium Dude

Out and about in the heat - 106 here today. Nice...

Out and about in the heat - 106 here today. Nice that I was able stop occasionally at various shaded oases. Took some pics at the one closest to home (mormon temple) on Pinnacle Peak Road. Btw, this...
Forum: Foo
08-06-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5,542
Views: 517,924
Posted By clemsongirl

recent ...

recent

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52251237267_f82146f381_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nBgfra)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52249043232_17a8654bf7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nB51dY)...
08-06-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 288,077
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Robvolz , I've been running Rallys on one of my...

Robvolz , I've been running Rallys on one of my bikes and been pleased with the performance. Are they as nice as $100 Vittorias? Of course not--- but a significant improvement over mid-range...
08-05-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By ascherer

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I was 7 or 8 when the World’s Fair happened. I have...
Forum: Foo
07-29-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5,542
Views: 517,924
Posted By locolobo13

http://i.imgur.com/mXELwM0l.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/mXELwM0l.jpg (https://imgur.com/mXELwM0)

http://i.imgur.com/Bbx6Wmvl.jpg (https://imgur.com/Bbx6Wmv)
07-20-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,066
Posted By P!N20

I dunno, rim brakes and exposed cables gets it...

I dunno, rim brakes and exposed cables gets it pretty close.
07-19-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,066
Posted By Insidious C.

I'm pretty sure its in my garage. Somewhere...

I'm pretty sure its in my garage. Somewhere...
07-12-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,255
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

As a lifelong metalworker not sure what this...

As a lifelong metalworker not sure what this mystical soul people are talking about. Especially with what would be considered a mass produced bicycle. Even the most artistic photographs of Colnago’s...
07-12-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,255
Posted By Andy_K

If you have a $10k bike budget, this is a major...

If you have a $10k bike budget, this is a major advantage for the carbon bike. When you buy $10k worth of vintage bikes, your significant other is very likely to start complaining about how much...
07-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By gaucho777

Roll Up for the Mavic-al Mystery Bike: A Build Thread

A photo first before I lose the TLDR crowd:

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When I was a teenager, my first...
07-04-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,334
Posted By ollo_ollo

It was ideal weather for a ride. Enjoyed being...

It was ideal weather for a ride. Enjoyed being among bicycle enthusiasts and seeing their classic machines. Chatting with 52 Telecaster. Matching faces to BF handles. Riding with the group. Special...
07-02-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

we Americans need specialized things for all of...

we Americans need specialized things for all of our activities! "of course i'm going to ride my bike... I'm too drunk to walk!"...
07-02-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By poprad

This may become my favorite thread...

This may become my favorite thread everhttps://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_7909_1__b6d7a6ad9b84bcf80a57e8703506bb2c07643629.jpg
Put new shoes on the road bike last...
07-01-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,226
Posted By indyfabz

Applies to Cerakote as well. ...

Applies to Cerakote as well.


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06-30-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,123
Posted By 70sSanO

What I don't understand is why some people need...

What I don't understand is why some people need to have their shifters indexed. It is as if everyone has gone brain dead and can't shift from one gear to the next without that conspicuously loud...
06-30-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,123
Posted By cb400bill

I have a bike with 2x11 speed Shimano 105...

I have a bike with 2x11 speed Shimano 105 brifters and I love it.
I have a bike with 2x11 Shimano GRX brifters and I love it.
I have a bike with 2x5 speed Shimano Crane down tube shifting and I...
06-30-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,123
Posted By AlgarveCycling

I used to think the same; that electronic doesn't...

I used to think the same; that electronic doesn't add much. I have SRAM Red eTap and Ultegra mech. I've done over 13600 miles on the electronic bike and over 17400 miles on the mech bike in the last...
06-30-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,123
Posted By Aardwolf

I've got Suntour Power Shifters and a Suntour...

I've got Suntour Power Shifters and a Suntour Cyclone Mk2 GT, they are very shiny and work perfectly (even does 8 speed).
I'm an old git and it works better than I do, I'll try a Di2 after I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Maybe ask your local bike shop to build something...

Maybe ask your local bike shop to build something for you - they can try and source the parts separately.

A friend of mine received his new Canyon Ultimate SL8 last week; it is rim and Ultegra,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By cb400bill

Don't forget that Eddy is a Belgian...

Don't forget that Eddy is a Belgian...
06-21-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By smd4

Which assumes every person’s perception of...

Which assumes every person’s perception of comfort coming from mushy tires is the same…
06-17-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,462
Posted By big john

Actually the only full carbon bike I've ever had...

Actually the only full carbon bike I've ever had is my mountain bike. Most of my road bikes have been all steel including the fork. I've had 1 each steel, aluminum, and titanium road bike with carbon...
06-13-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By northbend

Gotta agree with the Stig… Early 10v Campagnolo...

Gotta agree with the Stig…
Early 10v Campagnolo is really nice, 10v Down Tube Shifters on two of mine. Works Great!

1987 Holland
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Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By majmt

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I think that might have been the one that I picked up for my wife in beautiful shape. All 1st gen Dura Ace. Happily paid around $500 from a very good member here. So now we have his and hers VNs. I’m...
06-13-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By pottyguy

it rides so darn beautifully. Stopping power...

it rides so darn beautifully. Stopping power isn't what I'm used to from a modern bike but I'm adjusting and taking it nice and easy.


Thanks! Yeah it basically had to be, I've done image...
06-13-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,972
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

OK, this just doesn't make sense. Both of mine...

OK, this just doesn't make sense. Both of mine feel nothing like that. Hitting average speeds just feels easier on my Calfees, and they seem to leap forward with each pedal turn.

Is anything...
06-13-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By styggno1

I do not fare well at all but that has more to do...

I do not fare well at all but that has more to do with my lack of training and old age than the bike(s). As long as I either keep up with them or that I accept, without whining, them leavning me in...
06-13-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By thinktubes

1999 Steelman Stage Race - currently just a frame...

1999 Steelman Stage Race - currently just a frame in a box

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06-13-22, 04:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,990
Posted By Herzlos

I spotted this and it stood out; what size tires...

I spotted this and it stood out; what size tires are you running and what kind of bike?

Because I weight the same as you and my road bike needs to be at 100psi (700x28) and the mountain bike at...
06-12-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By T-Mar

Well, not the sort of alien of which you are...

Well, not the sort of alien of which you are thinking. Self portrait, with the Chameleon Circuit turned off. Note the aero optimized cranium. ...
06-12-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Miloburnz

Detto Pietro ! Are there any out there ?

Just finished putting my Detto together and was wondering if there are any other Detto owners out there.
My bike started out as a rusty green frame i bought from a flea market , the decals are same...
06-12-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By T-Mar

That's the symbol used on Chimo bicycles, a...

That's the symbol used on Chimo bicycles, a private label brand owned and distributed by Interex Industries Ltd., a Vancouver B.C. based sporting goods distributor founded in 1969. I believe it's...
06-12-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jjjW...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jjjW4rS/0/5a874527/XL/IMG_1791-XL.jpg

Brent
06-12-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,990
Posted By JohnMorgan

Hi. I suspect you’ve already answered your own...

Hi. I suspect you’ve already answered your own question re ‘brakes/tyres’, as you lead with ‘understanding the importance of stopping’ :-)
No idea of the performance difference between the systems...
06-11-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,880
Posted By botty kayer

There is a saying red and green should only be...

There is a saying red and green should only be seen upon an Irish queen, so for that reason I'm out:p

I've got a Team Panasonic Merckx with full chrome front and rear that I've got running more...
06-11-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 482
Posted By BCDrums

Hiya Marc, Welcome to BikeForums. There are...

Hiya Marc,

Welcome to BikeForums. There are a lot of very helpful people here who can give you a detailed answer to your question, but the short answer is yes, the Sport 6 won't be as fast as the...
06-11-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,880
Posted By styggno1

I am biased maybe... And in love. 1987 X4 -...

I am biased maybe... And in love.

1987 X4 - but if it has to be a team bike add some black and get an "Argentin"

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52122408735_f42d65c03c_3k.jpg
06-11-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By styggno1

The borderline vintage thread

Sometimes bikes are not modern - nor vintage. My riding buddys regard my most modern bike as being from the stone age and it is just 20 years old. I reckon them being on electronic derailleur full...
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By wrk101

Depending on the mission of the co-op, this is a...

Depending on the mission of the co-op, this is a "perfect" co-op bike. It's good, solid transportation. Gets someone on the road. Straight forward mechanically. What more can you ask?
06-10-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,880
Posted By mhespenheide

Iconic, yes. "Most iconic"? Maybe, but mostly...

Iconic, yes. "Most iconic"? Maybe, but mostly to North Americans. Best looking? No; not in my opinion. The Panasonic Team had the better colorway:
...
06-10-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Cibi42

Thank you all, looks like before I make the...

Thank you all, looks like before I make the decision I'll quickly mount them both to try the fit (leg-wise and bike-wise), as aesthetically and quality wise they seem pretty equal.
Although I might...
06-07-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,420
Posted By Troul

more stable of a sport imo.

more stable of a sport imo.
06-06-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,462
Posted By obrentharris

Frame material and geometry made a lot bigger...

Frame material and geometry made a lot bigger comfort difference back when I was riding 21mm and 23mm tires at 130 psi than they do now that I'm riding 32mm and 35mm tires at 50 psi.
Brent
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