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05-24-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 117,653
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

My Tecnos ...

My Tecnos



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05-23-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 535
Posted By MB33

LOL!!! Thanks all, a nudge inward on the lower...

LOL!!!
Thanks all, a nudge inward on the lower limit has been the solution. Yeah it was a bit out of alignment also (but some of you might be confusing the dt cable guide with the fd cage). Now all...
05-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: Gios Torino Super Record

Finished this one just today - a pretty nice 1982-ish Gios Super Record. This is the model with the coins in the fork crown, and I think it's the final iteration of that model, with the only...
05-23-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 535
Posted By smd4

I just said *I* would stay away from the file. ...

I just said *I* would stay away from the file.

If your shifting suffers to the point where you need to take a file to your chainrings, then to me your problem has just gotten way out of hand, and...
05-22-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 837
Posted By GhostRider62

Many, many times. Somewhere between Pueblo...

Many, many times.

Somewhere between Pueblo and Newton, Kansas I was a hurting pup in need of water. I remember a UPS driver stopping to tell me to get off the road because the heat index was 161...
05-21-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 301,959
Posted By mschwett

89.5. 5000í beautiful day.

89.5. 5000í

beautiful day.
05-21-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,443
Posted By poprad

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and...

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and tweaked until it's perfect. Tomorrow morning early will be the first real ride. It was an incredible day, filled with new friends, new bike, and...
05-20-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By xiholdtruex

thank you for the input I am going to play with...

thank you for the input I am going to play with the tilt also now, the c17 looks like a good option also adding it to the list.

today I changed back to the factory mongoose seat and adjusted the...
05-20-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,499
Posted By lorr1e1

Hi liz your words resonated with me.I agree with...

Hi liz your words resonated with me.I agree with everything you said I got into biking because if a situation that caused severe depression and I thankfully got out of it, the bike means a lot to me,...
05-20-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,008
Posted By BJack312

I have the Bike Hand repair stand from Amazon. It...

I have the Bike Hand repair stand from Amazon. It is well built and stable. A very good value for the price.
05-19-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Luka13

Vintage Mixte (Dutch Batavus) project bike

I was looking for a project bike that was comfortable for city riding and easy to get on and off of. Wanted something a little different and this is what I came up with...here are some before and...
05-19-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,107
Posted By 70sSanO

Older bikes are great, but you really need to...

Older bikes are great, but you really need to turn your own wrenches, have a stash of old parts, or have a good co-op close by.

I still have a freewheel bike, but I was fortunate to get a few...
05-19-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Tstelko

Just picked up my bike from the shop. They did...

Just picked up my bike from the shop. They did an excellent job! Installed the shifter/brake combo, re-cabled the right side, replaced some rusted screws on the frame, and gave the bike some other...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 896
Posted By bampilot06

My vote. Trek Domane Ritchey Outback or...

My vote.

Trek Domane

Ritchey Outback or Road logic
Forum: Commuting
05-19-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,791
Posted By cat0020

Nice day out yesterday.. not so much this...

Nice day out yesterday.. not so much this morning..
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05-18-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By 70sSanO

I figure 2 weeks riding that old mtb and then...

I figure 2 weeks riding that old mtb and then youíll be on the Domaine.

Congrats!

John
05-18-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,771
Posted By Polaris OBark

I thought European vendors use international post...

I thought European vendors use international post or DHL.

At the very least, verify with Bike24.com that this was fed ex. Better yet, get the tracking number from them. If Fed Ex is legitimately...
05-18-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,020
Posted By Paul Barnard

That's where I was going to go with my response. ...

That's where I was going to go with my response.

OP at 61 years of age wanting a new bike, I say you deserve it. I tend to think an endurance geometry bike is the way to go. I also don't think...
05-17-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 301,959
Posted By rsbob

Did my standard mileage today, more than 1 and...

Did my standard mileage today, more than 1 and less than 100, but with 2300í climbing.

...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,791
Posted By ascherer

I do, on my own bike plus my Citibike...

I do, on my own bike plus my Citibike subscription. Most efficient way around town (especially crosstown) and awesome to be able to grab one to go home when itís been too wet/cold for the morning...
05-17-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By xiholdtruex

a little update, I have been at it now for 6...

a little update, I have been at it now for 6 weeks since this post, im up to 5-7 mile rides every other day and it is definitely easier to keep at it. now I keep pedaling almost the entire time and...
05-17-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,028
Posted By Biker395

This seems appropriate. ...

This seems appropriate.

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05-16-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By Miles2go

Two fairly high intensity days, separated by one...

Two fairly high intensity days, separated by one day.

First day, 60 miles, 4 hours in the saddle, 7,000ft, 14.5ave

Second day, 62 mile solo, 3:20 hour in the saddle, 2,700ft, 18.7ave

...
05-15-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,551
Posted By Andy_K

A Visit to the Atelier

Spring isn't going down without a fight here in Oregon. gugie and I were hoping to get a ride in today, but we had a backup plan of beer and bike butchery. Looking at the morning weather forecast, we...
05-15-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By jppe

75 mile recovery ride which included a visit with...

75 mile recovery ride which included a visit with Gilbert. He loves apple slices!!

...
05-15-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By ultrarider7

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46.8 mile ride around the lakes in Minneapolis....
05-15-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,650
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't know about him, but it is to me. :lol:...

I don't know about him, but it is to me.
:lol: :thumb:
05-15-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By zandoval

Welcome to the forum! So ya got a Walmart Bike...

Welcome to the forum! So ya got a Walmart Bike and are now cycling, Bravo!

I have had quite a few people bring thier Walmart bikes over for a good look and Ill tell ya they are all different and...
05-15-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By Biker395

Every Dog Has Its Day

Every Dog has its Day (And this was not mine).

So our good friend Ken organized a ride in our local mountains yesterday. The original plan was to ride over Sherman Pass ... a ride in the...
05-15-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,704
Posted By big chainring

This reminds me of a kid at Mikwaukee Super Week...

This reminds me of a kid at Mikwaukee Super Week circa 1977. He was 15-16 yrs old, a Junior from Colorado. With his dark skin I thought he was of Mexican descent. He was terribly shy, slight build,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 02:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I recently went through the same search but with...

I recently went through the same search but with a bigger budget. Regardless of budget, you have listed some impossible criteria: (1) a 1,400 g wheelset would not have aluminum brake tracks; and (2)...
05-14-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,053
Posted By downtube42

Eventually you realize it's the mind you're...

Eventually you realize it's the mind you're pushing, not the body. The body just goes along for the ride.
05-13-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Sertsa

I passed 10,000KM on my bike today.

I'm a little proud of this and wanted to share. According to my Strava tracking, I've now ridden my bike 10,088.5km. Not all at once, though, since getting it in early 2020. So I took photos. Here's...
05-13-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Barry2

When going in to place my order, I bring the...

When going in to place my order, I bring the (clean & dry) bike with me.
I’ve never been asked to leave it outside.
First time I’m asked = last visit to that location, bike or no bike.

I have...
05-12-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 926
Posted By john903

Hello, I really like Fizik micro tec classic. ...

Hello, I really like Fizik micro tec classic. It is 2.5 mm think and wears very well. It can get dirty but cleans up easily and quickly, just get in the habit of wiping it down every couple rides....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 841
Posted By PeteHski

If you have the medium cage 105 R7000 rear mech...

If you have the medium cage 105 R7000 rear mech (which it probably is if it was a new bike) then I would just get the Shimano 11-34T cassette.
05-11-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By CriticalThought

1975 Raleigh Competition Stunning Time Capsule - Rare Mint Black Dura Ace First Gen

So I've been keeping an eye out (and learning about) 80s Dura Ace in the hopes of finding a nice gruppo to build up my the 3Rensho frame I was fortunate to stumble across...
05-11-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,479
Posted By caloso

In the Before Times, I used to regularly combine...

In the Before Times, I used to regularly combine my commute with training, so I got used to doing workouts with my backpack. Since the pandemic, most of my training has been indoors, but with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 745
Posted By aplcr0331

This is your social, financial, sexual, mental,...

This is your social, financial, sexual, mental, and all encompassing bike hobby...not hers. I felt like I was reading a GANTT chart looking at your post. I'm guessing you might overwhelm her a bit...
05-11-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 388
Posted By genejockey

Zwift communicates with your Smart trainer to...

Zwift communicates with your Smart trainer to tell it how much resistance to apply. If Trainer Difficulty is set to 0%, then there's no change in resistance no matter what virtual gradient you're...
05-11-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By DonkeyShow

Yoga is amazing. They have good apps out there...

Yoga is amazing. They have good apps out there that allow you to customize a guided workout. Even at the noob level it's hard af.
05-10-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By sovende

My thoughts exactly. OPís follow up in post #8...

My thoughts exactly. OPís follow up in post #8 sort of explains things but with that saddle position, large frame and lots of exposed seat post, Iím thinking long legs and (proportionally) short arms...
05-10-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By polyneux

So I finally got the set today and it's pretty...

So I finally got the set today and it's pretty cool. In the original dark green suntour box with all the marketing a brand new RD, FD, Chain, Freewheel, and Shifters, all never installed. I...
05-09-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By mstateglfr

Go to Trek, Giant, and Specialized shops. ...

Go to Trek, Giant, and Specialized shops. Between shops with those 3 brands there will be a handful of smaller brands too. At $600, you can find a basic entry level hybrid with rigid fork.
Giant...
05-09-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By Charlie Ky

I'll just go to a bike shop and see what they...

I'll just go to a bike shop and see what they have. I basically just want one to ride 15-20 miles a day for exercise at a local park with a loop around it with a lot of semi steep grades.

When I...
05-09-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By Ironfish653

I wouldn't be so quick to bash it; It's really...

I wouldn't be so quick to bash it; It's really not bad for a $250 bike. it's the AL version of the steel-framed Ranger that they've been making for ages.
I've had a couple of them pass through my...
05-09-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 578
Posted By jonathanf2

I'm probably exaggerating, but they said it's...

I'm probably exaggerating, but they said it's slightly intertwined in the down tube. They said it wasn't too bad, and I could probably do it myself, but I figure since it's at the shop I'll have them...
05-08-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 60,232
Posted By OldsCOOL

On the 9th season and still loving this ride....

On the 9th season and still loving this ride. When you find a perfect fit to your riding style, body type, nothing else can compare. Looking forward to blazing up the fog line.

...
05-08-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,055
Posted By PeteHski

I'm curious as to what the "usual" is and whether...

I'm curious as to what the "usual" is and whether or not you have tried other methods?

I've tried a few training regimes over the years and now starting to favour a more polarized approach. As...
05-08-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By BobbyG

A Flash of Cycling Nostalgia...

Keep in mind that the word nostalgia comes from two Greek words meaning "painful homecoming".

I recently spent just over 2-weeks in Chicago for a family matter. It's the longest I've been home...
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