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Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,101
Posted By danmyersmn

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I...

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I purchased a gravel bike and built 2 sets of wheels. I used the same hubs, cassettes and rotors on both sets so that I could swap from one set to another with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,341
Posted By EnzoRWD

91 SC600 w/ Force 22 ...

91 SC600 w/ Force 22
https://i.imgur.com/zfEw9kW.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ch0qSSU.jpg
04-25-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 128,047
Posted By SkinGriz

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Daughter #2 bike, I rode around corner. You or your...
04-23-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By bwilli88

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was...

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was born with only one hand. I used a grip shifter for the RD and a thumbie for the FD and a double brake lever for the brakes. It works her. Her arm is...
04-22-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,109
Posted By madpogue

Send lawyers, guns and money; Dad, get Miyata...

Send lawyers, guns and money;
Dad, get Miyata this.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By BlunderMifflin

Updating the thread: She rode the Allez for a...

Updating the thread:
She rode the Allez for a couple days and liked it so we are going to build up the CAAD10. I shared all the posts with her, gave her all of the information I could, and let her...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By woodcraft

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By woodcraft

A BF victory!

A BF victory!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By November Dave

We started having these made by customer request....

We started having these made by customer request. More expensive than DIY, but neater, more consistent, and less hassle.

Freehub body shims...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,341
Posted By zachleft

I sold the whole groupset on eBay rather quickly...

I sold the whole groupset on eBay rather quickly actually!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,341
Posted By zachleft

Following up on this... Decided to make a...

Following up on this...

Decided to make a project out of it. I ended up not sandblasting it, which I think was the smart choice. I've come to appreciate the loud branding. I also saw a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,341
Posted By Phatman

I used 28s on my CAAD10 with no issues. And they...

I used 28s on my CAAD10 with no issues. And they were Michelin Pro4 Endurance models which are known for running large, so they were probably more like 30mm tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,685
Posted By seypat

Do you need to have a towel with you at all times...

Do you need to have a towel with you at all times just in case.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,541
Posted By popeye

OH the horror.The Tour of Flanders was won on...

OH the horror.The Tour of Flanders was won on tubed clinchersI'm warning you, rim brakes are next.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By colnago62

Toe clips arenít dangerous. When in traffic,...

Toe clips arenít dangerous. When in traffic, donít pull them tight. This is what people rode before clipless came along in the mid 80ís or so. I road them for years. The first time you come to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,839
Posted By str8jakett

Get out. Before my wife sees this.

Get out.

Before my wife sees this.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,042
Posted By Litespud

I'm running early 2000's Chorus 10, all silver...

I'm running early 2000's Chorus 10, all silver componentry - every so often I get a hankering to upgrade to 12s, but I just can't get behind a black groupset, so I mollify myself by stocking up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By NoWhammies

If you are not using the bike, and it is taking...

If you are not using the bike, and it is taking up space at home, I'd move it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,402
Posted By urbanknight

I keep meaning to switch over to 25's, but every...

I keep meaning to switch over to 25's, but every time I see the 23mm option on sale dirt cheap and go for those instead.
03-15-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,389
Posted By philbob57

I prefer riding in a group. I almost always ride...

I prefer riding in a group. I almost always ride solo. I'm another one who wants to go faster than my local club's slowest group, but I can't ride as fast as the next group, and they have a no-drop...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By urbanknight

You should be able to pedal a 52/11 comfortably...

You should be able to pedal a 52/11 comfortably to about 40mph. It sounds like you use way too slow of a cadence, which is not only bad for sustainability (edited as per Asgelle's and WhyFi's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,116
Posted By Ogsarg

Ditto the above. Silly to spend the money unless...

Ditto the above. Silly to spend the money unless and until you find something lacking in what you have.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By surak

You'd probably be better off upgrading the wheels...

You'd probably be better off upgrading the wheels before the groupset if you want a noticeable difference in ride quality. The only thing about Tiagra 4700 that I notice at all when riding are that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By mstateglfr

Way to make this a parenting thread. My 10yo...

Way to make this a parenting thread.
My 10yo couldnt ride 100mi, but some days its a success when my 10yo walks across the room without tripping over herself. She has ridden 30mi and we found out...
02-23-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 27,331
Posted By abshipp

Finally got to ride this build! This is...

Finally got to ride this build!

This is super fun. Nice responsive frame and super smooth 650b 38mm tires. Gearing is 48x17 which comes out to around 72" - felt pretty good although there wasn't...
02-23-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,288
Posted By rydabent

If you google Calif debt, it say 362 Billion, but...

If you google Calif debt, it say 362 Billion, but OTOH roads like this one does have to be fixed now.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,556
Posted By veganbikes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaXigSu72A4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaXigSu72A4
01-28-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By tyrion

Caltrans bike highway survey

https://d4bikehighwaystudy.org/

Caltrans Bay Area researching bike highways. I'm assuming (perhaps naively) that if a lot of people participate in the above survey is will indicate interest in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,559
Posted By cdstheboss

Resurrecting an old thread again, 2nd time in a...

Resurrecting an old thread again, 2nd time in a year!!
In May 2020 I asked about the sender unit for a Mek groupset, which I didn't have (have the groupo, not the sender unit).

Now, thanks to...
01-16-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,001
Posted By HTupolev

If you think downtube shifters are dangerous,...

If you think downtube shifters are dangerous, just wait until you discover water bottles!
01-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,263
Posted By Moisture

Good point. I was a bit suspicious about this...

Good point. I was a bit suspicious about this bike as well. The way he acquired the bike and knows Jack about it confirms this. Looks like the type of bike that wasn't ridden often, but was probably...
12-01-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,061
Posted By Reynolds

Cams?

Cams?
11-28-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,406
Posted By 02Giant

This is what I did with my 80's mountain bike....

This is what I did with my 80's mountain bike. Drop bars & 2 x 10 SRAM Rival.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/026_67105f547d13df1c04d9a822299b71e4b32f4837.jpg
11-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By aggiegrads

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it...

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it like a balance bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By robbyville

Interesting, thanks so much! Chances are I'll be...

Interesting, thanks so much! Chances are I'll be going 10 speed so that pretty much covers it.



Thanks for the response. I'd like to have crisp shifting but I'll be getting the group on...
10-20-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,892
Posted By expatbrit

Pullled over growing up in London for not having...

Pullled over growing up in London for not having lights after dark. Was late back from school or something.

Mind you, not like those old 2 D-Cell battery lights cast any ACTUAL light!
08-24-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,902
Posted By 79pmooney

Quill stems. Makes adjusting the bar height so...

Quill stems. Makes adjusting the bar height so simple. No torque wrench required, No headset to even think about, No spacers to chase. You can ride a slammed stem today and raise it 2-3"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,820
Posted By guadzilla

Exactly - the Project One is a demonstration that...

Exactly - the Project One is a demonstration that this is possible.

As you say, the build costs could be different - but they could always charge a little bit of extra money to get this done. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,341
Posted By Deerman

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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CAAD4 Saeco. I have owned (and loved) this bike since purchasing in 1998. Still...
08-14-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,407
Posted By NomarsGirl

maybe YOU can, but I can't.

maybe YOU can, but I can't.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,716
Posted By iab

Thanks Dave. Hopefully they offer Ekar in silver.

Thanks Dave. Hopefully they offer Ekar in silver.
07-08-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 128,047
Posted By Slightspeed

How about a standalone Hot dog/burger joint, not...

How about a standalone Hot dog/burger joint, not a chain? Been there forever. Its so old that property setback laws didn't exist. It's too close to the street for modern code, but still flipping...
07-06-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By Drago1010

Bought a set of knock off SPD SL's a few years...

Bought a set of knock off SPD SL's a few years ago. They sucked. Changed the after 1 ride. Shimano brand only.
07-03-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,113
Posted By krecik

Very overrated, I quit years ago and haven't had...

Very overrated, I quit years ago and haven't had to take a **** since.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,545
Posted By dr_max

Give Strava a break

https://strava.app.link/vzFD9AOMN7

so much anger against strava for charging $5 monthly.

why people these days think they should not have to pay for other peopleís work but if they donít pay...
06-26-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,790
Posted By Korina

Yeah, that trail is a classic example of "better...

Yeah, that trail is a classic example of "better to ask forgiveness than permission". Fortunately they did a very good job with it, making it easier to grant retroactive permits. It would be awesome...
06-13-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,602
Posted By sjanzeir

$2,000 still is a lot of money to a lot of people.

$2,000 still is a lot of money to a lot of people.
06-08-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,831
Posted By bruce19

You don't need an expensive saddle. You need one...

You don't need an expensive saddle. You need one that works. Might end up being cheap or expensive. As mentioned find an LBS that has a loaner program. FWIW I measure out for a 143 but find that a...
06-07-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,487,185
Posted By agchopz

Got this frame for $80 and went with it. was...

Got this frame for $80 and went with it. was patient on ebay and found some super cheap deals. finally finished her up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By Hikebikerun

Well, I went with the n+1 solution and picked up...

Well, I went with the n+1 solution and picked up a new Trek Emonda SL5 today:

...
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