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Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,629
Posted By HTupolev

The worst thing about Gatorskins is that they...

The worst thing about Gatorskins is that they last a really long time.
10-07-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,554
Posted By DorkDisk

These tires. I do have these. The silver parts...

These tires. I do have these. The silver parts are reflective
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10-07-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,554
Posted By FlemmingM

This is the ugliest component I own! It might...

This is the ugliest component I own! It might have good shifting, but I don't know as I've never used it. What I do know is that it's big, heavy and just plain ugly! Don't ask me why I have still...
10-06-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,554
Posted By Chombi1

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I win!!:rolleyes::p
10-06-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,554
Posted By grant40

Ugly?

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I don't know what it is called but the stem on this bike...
10-06-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,554
Posted By Deal4Fuji

GripShift ...

GripShift

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10-06-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,554
Posted By BFisher

You call that ugly? That ain't ugly. Now,...

You call that ugly? That ain't ugly. Now, this...THIS is ugly!
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From an old...
09-01-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,025
Posted By thinktubes

I've been running a Suntour GPX this year. I was...

I've been running a Suntour GPX this year. I was going to swap it since it's a bit chunky, but it works really well. Fast, positive shifts. Don't think it was designed for 8-speed setups, but I have...
06-18-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By C9H13N

I’d be more upset about the angle of that skewer...

I’d be more upset about the angle of that skewer than the direction of the lettering.
05-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By the sci guy

Just finished this '94 Specialized HardRock Rebuild

Just showing off, here.
I took a lot of "during" the rebuild pics so if you want to see the build in progress the full album is here:...
05-06-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 33,223
Posted By indyfabz

Cycling. /thread

Cycling.

/thread
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 33,223
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
05-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,258
Posted By cxwrench

No.

No.
04-28-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,003
Posted By unterhausen

My experience is if you work in a bike shop, you...

My experience is if you work in a bike shop, you would never want to own one.
04-28-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,006
Posted By Ironfish653

What is it about BikeForums that causes people to...

What is it about BikeForums that causes people to jump to the most arcane correlation-is-causation magical-thinking conclusion from nothing but a single picture or anecdote?

" Look how big that BB...
04-08-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,389
Posted By RChung

Ugh. Jan's popular and he says counter-intuitive...

Ugh. Jan's popular and he says counter-intuitive things so I'm sure I'm going to get criticized for this.

I use wider tires at lower pressures than I used to but I don't currently have a bike that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,514
Posted By popeye

When you resort to personal attacks you have lost...

When you resort to personal attacks you have lost the argument.
04-01-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,371
Posted By MRT2

Bikes are largely sold out or backordered right...

Bikes are largely sold out or backordered right now. That is true. Perhaps pandemic related. Perhaps supply related.
04-01-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,371
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not seeing your inflation math. I see a link,...

I'm not seeing your inflation math. I see a link, but not your math. Don't get lazy.

Also, I want to see links to 2020 models so that we can remove increases due to pandemic supply chain issues...
04-01-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,371
Posted By Iride01

COVID. Interruptions to supply chains. All...

COVID. Interruptions to supply chains. All sorts of things that will have all of us seeing sky rocketing inflation soon. It was going to happen again sometime. We got to pay for the sins of the...
03-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,641
Posted By styggno1

Solving first world problems

Rebuildning the wheels for my Méral Super Randonneur. In doing that I had to solve some really big problems. Like too long valve stems and too many decals on the rims.

I do not know how many of...
03-18-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,011
Posted By JohnDThompson

Are you sure those aren't holes for the pins on...

Are you sure those aren't holes for the pins on which the pawls pivot?



I can't watch… :eek:
03-18-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,011
Posted By bulgie

That link explains it all, thanks so much! This...

That link explains it all, thanks so much! This line from Yellow Jersey is super interesting: "The actual adjustment could be done in one's hands once the middle cog was unscrewed."

So that's the...
03-16-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,318
Posted By machinist42

Put A Cork In It

Fill a basin large enough to accommodate the handlebars with a strong solution of Lye, NaOH, Sodium Hydroxide.

Immerse bars, which should promptly dissolve.

Rinse off cork before using, but it...
03-08-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,295
Posted By guy153

I think that was about the time I moved to a not...

I think that was about the time I moved to a not bothering to watch GCN role. Probably well-timed. Yes Jon was good.
03-05-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,486
Posted By seedsbelize

Yes. Refunded. But I have another issue. Over at...

Yes. Refunded. But I have another issue. Over at Totally Tubular, they are espousing very low pressures on tubulars. And you can't get them high enough. You must be riding very good roads.
03-04-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,415
Posted By TiHabanero

"it did put a dent in my opinion of "German"...

"it did put a dent in my opinion of "German" engineering."

Interesting statement. Work on German autos or motorcycles long enough and you realize they simply make vehicles like all the rest and...
03-02-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,500
Posted By qcpmsame

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model,...

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model, the current owner of the rights and tooling is far too proud of the reputation, and prices them far-far-far out of my short monetary reach.

Nice...
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Steve B.

The old farts will get this.

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03-02-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,500
Posted By SJX426

C&V Silca Pump - Next?

So I decided to look for an older Silca floor pump. Found it. Moltini orange and Columbus tube. It works too! I guess it was in storage for awhile. It is well used and an interesting artifact.The...
02-27-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By squirtdad

sshhhhhhssssh...... this is the big secret: they...

sshhhhhhssssh...... this is the big secret: they really are not that hard and from what I read in the mechanics section a ton less difficult than tubeless (i have no tubeless hands on experience) ...
02-27-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By seedsbelize

I'm thinking I must be a tubular savant. Every...

I'm thinking I must be a tubular savant. Every aspect I come in contact with is easier and more enjoyable than I expected.:-)
02-24-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By Classtime

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the...

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the go-to rim.
02-24-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By seedsbelize

I bought them from Yellow Jersey. Cheap. I didn't...

I bought them from Yellow Jersey. Cheap. I didn't want to go all in in case I didn't like it. My spare is a Challenge Elite and is wider. My thought was to start out conservative and proceed into...
02-24-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,142
Posted By drlogik

From my days as a teenager helping the mechanic...

From my days as a teenager helping the mechanic at the gas station I worked at, I bleed my brakes the old fashioned way with a wrench, a tube and a coffee can. I don't use a kit. I drain and replace...
02-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,809
Posted By Iride01

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the...

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the money, I figure I can go back to cycling and set aside a portion for my legal defense to tie things up till I check out for good.
02-23-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,809
Posted By tyrion

With a billion dollars, I could pay someone to do...

With a billion dollars, I could pay someone to do my biking for me.
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,809
Posted By joeruge

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a...

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a second....Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,040
Posted By guadzilla

Maybe it is my luck with Schwalbe, but they have...

Maybe it is my luck with Schwalbe, but they have been the worst effing tires I have used of late. In the past 2 years, I have had 1 flat on my Turbo Cottons, 1 flat on my GP5ks, 0 flats on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,040
Posted By Psimet2001

Panaracer Gravel King SK is a tire I bother...

Panaracer Gravel King SK is a tire I bother stocking in house.

Great tire for mixed use. It is the most popular tire in this area.
Fabulous price to performance. Few can approach it on that...
02-22-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By Dirk de Chablis

Campagnolo make the wheels for Ferrari, Porsche...

Campagnolo make the wheels for Ferrari, Porsche and probably Alfa
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,040
Posted By jaxgtr

you could use concrete tires and get a more...

you could use concrete tires and get a more comfortable ride than Gatorskins
02-20-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...should've gone with Alfa Romeo. Just...

.
...should've gone with Alfa Romeo. Just sayin' :)
02-17-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,599
Posted By Kilroy1988

A Friendly Gesture - Gifted an Early '80s Pro-Miyata

Hello folks!

This morning a gentlemanly friend of mine (a retired school teacher who rides in same circle as my uncle) asked me if I wanted his old Pro-Miyata, which he purchased new. It happens...
02-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,684
Posted By iab

My first restoration

Yes, I have been on this board for quite some time now. AS they say in Chicago, a coupletree years. I have started several threads featuring my vintage bikes, But those who have seen those threads...
02-14-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,476
Posted By badger1

You'll know spring has sprung when the first...

You'll know spring has sprung when the first Waving Thread returns to its breeding ground.
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,476
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.
02-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,826
Posted By cb400bill

Rule one is don't mess with cheap dual suspension...

Rule one is don't mess with cheap dual suspension mountain bikes.

I don't flip much any more but when I did I concentrated on bikes that I could pick up for less than $50, put maybe $50-100 into,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,260
Posted By illdrag0n

Certainly didn't effect me on today's ride. Using...

Certainly didn't effect me on today's ride. Using the medium spring. Didn't notice it sprinting or out of the saddle but it was a godsend on some of the crap roads. 66 strava achievements on my...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By ahsposo

The day after a man lost his wife in a scuba...

The day after a man lost his wife in a scuba diving accident, he was greeted by two grim-faced policemen at his door.“We’re sorry to call on you at this hour, Mr. Jones, but we have some information...
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