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07-04-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm not going to argue with you because your...

I'm not going to argue with you because your sample size is larger than mine but in my experience a chain jumping around on the smaller cogs is generally fixed by a turn or two on the b screw or a...
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06-16-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,559
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Last Sunday woke up three deer that were napping...

Last Sunday woke up three deer that were napping alongside the driveway. Little Bucky moseyed over to see what was happening near the bird feeders....
06-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,590
Posted By mcours2006

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding...

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding on the sidewalk.
06-11-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By MudPie

1. Check out this good video on chain...

1. Check out this good video on chain replacement. It shows the tools needed and detailed steps of replacing a chain.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/chain-replacement-derailleur-bikes...
06-03-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,514
Posted By whipnet

Haha! It's a steel framed Mongoose tank..My Trek...

Haha! It's a steel framed Mongoose tank..My Trek fatty is much lighter, but I still put the Mongoose on the stand.

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06-02-22, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By dedhed

You're doing something wrong if you get "ever so...

You're doing something wrong if you get "ever so slightly less than that" And your OP with 300/301mm Makes me wonder just what you are measuring.
If using a tape measure start at 1 and measure to 13...
06-01-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 795
Posted By MudPie

Just to add an illustration to the above info,...

Just to add an illustration to the above info, here are end differences in the cables (note, don't pay too much attention to the cable lengths shown in the bottom right. Most likely the cable you...
05-21-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,842
Posted By Random11

... the other guys in your riding group call you...

... the other guys in your riding group call you Mr. [Lastname] while they refer to all the other riders by their first names.
05-17-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By Milton Keynes

Don't worry, riding a bike is just like... riding...

Don't worry, riding a bike is just like... riding a bike. Once you learn you never forget how.
05-05-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By jppe

For some reason I thought it would be a good idea...

For some reason I thought it would be a good idea to do a climbing ride just to see where my cycling fitness (or lack there of) currently stands. Since I really haven’t ridden as much this year and...
05-05-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By BTinNYC

Zzzzzzzzzzzz ...

Zzzzzzzzzzzz
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I knew it was gonna be flat, but dayum!
Jones Beach,...
05-01-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By BTinNYC

Group ride ...

Group ride

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Five Boro Tour. It was fun riding through closed streets...
05-01-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By Chuck M

I took a good nap after church today and then got...

I took a good nap after church today and then got in a nice unplanned ride. About 23 miles, light wind, and temps in the mid 70s. All the yard work I had to do wasn't as important as getting out...
04-30-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By jppe

Perfect temperatures in NC today. I ridiculously...

Perfect temperatures in NC today. I ridiculously slow 104 miler but felt good the whole ride. Trying to get the mileage back up.

...
04-29-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By rsbob

Wonderful day for a ride in the high 50s, low...

Wonderful day for a ride in the high 50s, low 60s. Rode almost 30 miles and 1500’. Since its been unseasonably cool and wet, the local mountains still have fresh snow which makes for great views.

...
04-27-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By jppe

Reward after today’s ride. The Porter and onion...

Reward after today’s ride. The Porter and onion rings were worth all the headwinds.

...
04-23-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26,348
Views: 2,843,220
Posted By Wildwood

Thankful to post this thread

Puget Sound glory - dry weekend, mornings above 50* topping out over 60, clouds and sun in afternoon....
04-06-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,121
Posted By Peruano

A dog darting in front of your front wheel can...

A dog darting in front of your front wheel can take you down. And yes the road rash can be worse than the bite.
In my mixed urban rural NM environs, I would not want to get caught spraying...
03-30-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,895
Posted By rsbob

Yesterdays Ride

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03-30-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,895
Posted By fooferdoggie

my itty bitty granddaughter can sure ride her...

my itty bitty granddaughter can sure ride her trek bike. had to get the trek because the cheaper ones are too hard to peddle.
...
03-30-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,895
Posted By jppe

I think I found a picture of my first bike. You...

I think I found a picture of my first bike. You won’t find a tire valve because the tires were solid……the roughest riding bike I’ve ridden but it was a start. Our neighborhood gang riding on...
11-04-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...what works regularly for me (for many...

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...what works regularly for me (for many years now), is to loosely tighten the lock nuts down on both sides with the cones too tight (i.e. you can feel some roughness when the wheel turns on the...
06-06-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I'd be curious how it shifts going from 3 to 4 to...

I'd be curious how it shifts going from 3 to 4 to 5?
Going to a smaller cog, the RDER relies on spring tension to move it back AND pull the cable out of the housing "some".
You may have a high...
06-06-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Sounds like a worn out cog. Possible if that...

Sounds like a worn out cog.
Possible if that cog has been used a lot.
02-27-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By tyrion

If this is for the rear derailleur, then "1"...

If this is for the rear derailleur, then "1" would be the biggest cog, not the smallest. Watch this video to get an idea of what's going on:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT8CRqyG_AY
02-27-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Bill Kapaun

With the RDER on the smallest COG, the shifter...

With the RDER on the smallest COG, the shifter should be on the highest number.
Pulling cable causes it to move to larger cogs. (lower gears)
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