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05-31-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By sthurman

Update!

Love it or hate it, this is what I went with.

I removed the top tube cable guides with a hacksaw, metal file, and sandpaper. I found that there were significant rust veins, not deep but extensive...
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Juan Foote

I was thinking similarly in something like a low...

I was thinking similarly in something like a low profile brace that any orthotics provider should be able to construct readily. Some ace bandage or elastics to keep in place and use a regular (if not...
05-26-23, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 616
Posted By gugie

You didn't mention the C&V sales forum. You can...

You didn't mention the C&V sales forum. You can find some very fair deals there.
05-26-23, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By Bald Paul

I'm taking the tires off my bike and riding on...

I'm taking the tires off my bike and riding on the carbon rims.
Do you think this will affect cornering?
05-21-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 206
Posted By richas

Stripped Zipp Rear 404 Hub HELP!

I have a set of older Zipp Wheels on my older Giant Propel. The original wheels were damaged beyond repair in a race crash. The replacement Zipp rear wheel had a stripped ratchet ring which is...
05-19-23, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 582
Posted By sd5782

Retired recently from 42 years at UPS. I often...

Retired recently from 42 years at UPS. I often see these posts and try to educate people. Yes workers can be careless, but the biggest problem is the whole system. Most of it is automated to...
05-16-23, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I like metal and my hammer is machining. So I...

I like metal and my hammer is machining. So I would look at turning out an Al sleeve with the correct O and I diameters then slice it in half to make a pair of clamping shims. 9mm is a huge amount...
05-15-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By KCT1986

For Shimano pedals with this type of bearings,...

For Shimano pedals with this type of bearings, they have special tools to do the adjustment. Don't know what the sizes of each socket is & if it would be usable for any other makers' pedals.
...
05-14-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By shelbyfv

Aeroad

As the name implies, this is an aerodynamically designed road race bike. Every major brand has a version. The straight line speed may come with compromised weight, comfort and climbing ability. Or...
05-14-23, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 361
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd take that as a warning sign....

I'd take that as a warning sign....
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-13-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By jfouellette

I’m reviving this old thread. I just bought this...

I’m reviving this old thread. I just bought this used Dahon Glide over ten years old. It’s a deluxe version of the Briza with IGH and Dynamo. The 24 inch tires really make a difference.

...
05-11-23, 10:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,754
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Should we be concerned that LarrySellerz may also...

Should we be concerned that LarrySellerz may also apply his McGyver techniques to the linear accelerator?
05-11-23, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By freeranger

Not a hybrid, but my alum. road bike with a...

Not a hybrid, but my alum. road bike with a carbon fork and seatpost is very smooth. If you don't find a steel framed hybrid, you may want to test ride an alum. frame with a carbon fork and seatpost...
05-10-23, 04:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,754
Posted By Eric F

Trek's warranty covers subsequent owners......

Trek's warranty covers subsequent owners... "Subsequent owners (second or later) are entitled to a 3 year warranty from the date of purchase from the retailer on the Trek frame and Trek fork".
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By Mr. 66

That does not look abused to me, just dirty. $50...

That does not look abused to me, just dirty. $50 was an excellent price. Worth $250 cleaned up, easily. At this time many of the bearings were sealed systems the dirt really shouldn't have effected...
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By wrk101

Define "major". My basic rule is "if what I can...

Define "major". My basic rule is "if what I can see shows obvious neglect, then what I can't see will be worse." Projects to make a profit depend on your ability to do all the work, your...
05-05-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 301
Posted By Iride01

Knock the rust and corrosion off with a wire...

Knock the rust and corrosion off with a wire brush and then assess the damage. If the spokes and other places don't have large pits or are materially thinner in places then maybe just leave it be or...
04-29-23, 04:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,706
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep but those are 650b. 650c is a different size...

Yep but those are 650b. 650c is a different size and unfortunately there aren't long reach brakes that will work.
04-28-23, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Bad Lag

I Am So Brilliant, It's Scary!

:)

I cleaned my bike today and noticed some scuffing of the paint by the Campagnolo pump head. The plastic coating on the tips had fallen off decades ago.

I don't have any Plasti-Dip and don't...
04-28-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,706
Posted By bargainguy

Spinergy Rev-X wheels are prone to carbon...

Spinergy Rev-X wheels are prone to carbon delamination. You don't want to be riding them when they delaminate. Just a heads up.
04-28-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,706
Posted By Herzlos

What was the tri trend; just that they are lower...

What was the tri trend; just that they are lower weight and will spin up marginally faster than a 700c wheel? The lower radius could presumably be overcome by a larger front cog.

As for Larry; it...
04-26-23, 05:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,375
Posted By mitchmellow62

Flip the wheel. Results the same?

Flip the wheel. Results the same?
04-25-23, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 752
Posted By IPassGas

Could we see a picture of the top surface where...

Could we see a picture of the top surface where the nipples contact the rim? If no indication of cracks, then the cause is overly high tire pressure for the rim, rather that anything to do with spoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 854
Posted By CrowSeph

LOL... 5 bar i mean

LOL... 5 bar i mean
04-23-23, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By cyccommute

I suspect that the chain wasn’t sized when...

I suspect that the chain wasn’t sized when installed. It looks like it was just taken out of the box and installed, especially considering that the bike is in the second smallest gear. Here’s how...
04-22-23, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By rangie

Don't try that. The threads are different...

Don't try that. The threads are different directions.
04-22-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By shelbyfv

Saddle? Pedal while standing to check.

Saddle? Pedal while standing to check.
04-21-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Bill Kapaun

If you're strong, heavy or pack cargo, I'm a fan...

If you're strong, heavy or pack cargo, I'm a fan of an OC spoke bed rim like these-
https://www.velocityusa.com/product/rims/a23-oc-622
w/ a front to compliment-...
04-20-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,541
Posted By terrymorse

I would: buy a new bike with the discount ...

I would:

buy a new bike with the discount
keep the old bike as a backup/rain bike
04-18-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By daihard

I happened to watch the video a few days ago. It...

I happened to watch the video a few days ago. It is well aligned with my personal belief, which is to promote cycling as a viable means of transportation, and to build safe infrastructure that...
04-13-23, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By hubcyclist

I've got plenty of advice to dole out about...

I've got plenty of advice to dole out about building fitness, but I'll leave it at this for now. Whoever is setting the standard of 170bpm as some sort of metric needs to learn how physiology...
04-12-23, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 885
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

In the past S&S wouldn't sell their couplers to a...

In the past S&S wouldn't sell their couplers to a non business (w/ sales tax state accounts and liability insurance). I don't know of that requirement currently. I strongly suggest an experienced...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-23, 08:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,988
Posted By joesch

Was he riding a beach cruiser?

Was he riding a beach cruiser?
03-27-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,362
Posted By jaxgtr

I would recommend a hitch with a 2" receiver...

I would recommend a hitch with a 2" receiver versus the 1 1/4, you can always get a reducer to the 1 1/4 if needed, but a 2" gives you more rack options where a company does not make a 1 1/4 hitch....
03-19-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By phughes

That is 100 percent a reflection.

That is 100 percent a reflection.
03-15-23, 12:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,869
Posted By Tony Marley

In 2001, a friend and I with our young daughters...

In 2001, a friend and I with our young daughters on our two tandems did an eight day "Tailwind Tour:" starting in Garden City, Kansas. Each morning, would turn on the Weather Channel and then ride...
03-14-23, 10:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,379
Posted By RCMoeur

Another plummeting story: When we bought our...

Another plummeting story:

When we bought our Santana, my dear wife said that I should rightly have all the rim brake and shifting controls in the capn's position, but that she would control the...
03-14-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By maddog34

Go to the Co-op.. ask for help. a 22 or 24...

Go to the Co-op.. ask for help.

a 22 or 24 tooth small ring will not matter one bit.

and i advised getting rid of that steel armed crank part, remember?

GO TO THE CO-OP.
ASK FOR HELP.
03-14-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By louky

One of these things is not like the other

I was given a bike to fix by an organization that supports unhoused people in my town. It was a return that had been previously given out, the complaint was that it was difficult to pedal. ...
03-14-23, 06:39 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,379
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. During an overnight, out and back tour...

Heh. During an overnight, out and back tour from/to Jim Thorpe, PA.

The crappy part was that I had to climb that fully loaded the day before when it was in the 90s and very humid.

...
03-09-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,482
Posted By Jeff Neese

I was thinking that $495 is insane for any...

I was thinking that $495 is insane for any aluminum frame.
03-07-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,482
Posted By FBinNY

If you have access to a head tube mill, you can...

If you have access to a head tube mill, you can quickly mill it down to below the cut and have a nice cheap frame.

Of course, assuming the defect isnít an indication of poor quality throughout.
...
03-07-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,482
Posted By dsbrantjr

If you decide to buy it, you should consider...

If you decide to buy it, you should consider "stop drilling" the end of that notch so that a crack is less likely to propagate. Stresses will concentrate at that sharp corner, making the radius...
03-05-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,888
Posted By indyfabz

There’s an A&S forum for this sort of thread.

There’s an A&S forum for this sort of thread.
03-03-23, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,143
Posted By sweeks

If you ride the bike on trails where a branch...

If you ride the bike on trails where a branch might snag the lever, it maybe should point rear-ward. On the road, probably not so much.
It's a nice-looking set-up (the lever pointing forward).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-23, 04:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,582
Posted By delbiker1

If I did not ride on such roads, I would have to...

If I did not ride on such roads, I would have to use my car to transport the bike to where I am going to ride. Not happening for riding locally.
03-01-23, 07:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,095
Posted By bedolaga

This winter I used the Shimano SH-MW701. I found...

This winter I used the Shimano SH-MW701. I found them very comfortable and didn't let water in.
03-01-23, 03:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,056
Posted By FLBicycle

Thank you CliffordK, my intent is to save lives...

Thank you CliffordK, my intent is to save lives in urban cities and to encourage more riders/commuting. Much research & funding is placed on promoting safety by institutions & gov't org., data is...
02-28-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,047
Posted By Troul

aluminum shell that they use crumples easily now...

aluminum shell that they use crumples easily now too.
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