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01-13-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,728
Posted By rumrunn6

romantic & almost poetic!

romantic & almost poetic!
01-06-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,395
Posted By Outrider1

My rim brake road bike has served me well and I'm...

My rim brake road bike has served me well and I'm not in the market for another bike anytime soon. No need here.
01-06-23, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By staehpj1

I just checked and it was out in a cold-ish shed...

I just checked and it was out in a cold-ish shed (39 F this morning here), so the fabric was kind of stiff and not as compliant as it might otherwise be. Also mine is old and getting stiffer than it...
01-05-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By staehpj1

I have done that quite a few times from US...

I have done that quite a few times from US cities. Every bike shop I tried was willing to pack and ship for a reasonable fee. That works well if you use a cardboard box and discard it afyer the...
01-05-23, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By chaadster

Another option is to buy a bike transport bag off...

Another option is to buy a bike transport bag off Amazon.fr and have it delivered to your Paris addy:
...
01-05-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By staehpj1

I have used a light inexpensive soft case with no...

I have used a light inexpensive soft case with no padding and added cardboard to add some protection. I don't typically carry it for the trip, but it is small and light enough that you could. I have...
12-22-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By Korina

Hi, we're fine. Sorry I didn't come here sooner;...

Hi, we're fine. Sorry I didn't come here sooner; lots to clean up.

It is weird that there were two earthquakes exactly one year apart. Last year's 6.2 was a big roller; it was also farther away...
12-12-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,909
Posted By Eric F

What do you mean by "now"? In the 30+ years I've...

What do you mean by "now"? In the 30+ years I've been serious about riding bikes, bike folks have always referred to them as "saddles".
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,052
Posted By ZeCanon

Hey the old login still works ;)

Hey the old login still works ;)
12-05-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,728
Posted By genejockey

The rain may never fall till after sundown. By...

The rain may never fall till after sundown.
By eight, the morning fog must disappear.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,012
Posted By Polaris OBark

I went from friction downtube shifters to Di2 and...

I went from friction downtube shifters to Di2 and skipped everything between 1987 at 2014 (two different bikes). I like both of these extremes. Then I started to use mechanical indexed shifting, and...
11-11-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,728
Posted By curbtender

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

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By tempocyclist

The only solution is to buy another bike.

The only solution is to buy another bike.
10-21-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By CliffordK

Alameda Bike Bus

The Alameda bike bus has more than doubled in size in just four months (https://bikeportland.org/2022/09/21/the-alameda-bike-bus-has-more-than-doubled-in-size-in-just-four-months-364010)

Alameda...
09-15-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,830
Posted By livedarklions

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of...

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of driving, I've never been unreasonably inconvenienced by a cyclist. I do deliberately "get in the way" of a driver behind me when they're likely to take a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By Maelochs

I have a Workswell 093 and it will only accept...

I have a Workswell 093 and it will only accept smallish 28s in the back. Only way to know which 25s might or might not fit your bike is trial and error. I like Leinster's suggestion: test the tire...
07-20-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,257
Posted By Steve B.

Very expensive to lay a gravel bed and asphalt...

Very expensive to lay a gravel bed and asphalt over 34 miles of rail bed, problematic over numerous stream crossings. I think the thought is the right of way still exists, so if needed its easy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,170,102
Posted By mstateglfr

Looks like a 2015 CAADX to me.

Looks like a 2015 CAADX to me.
06-20-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By tcs

Bicycling! magazine, October 1964 ...

Bicycling! magazine, October 1964

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"An elegant...
06-20-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By greatbasin

This guy used a variation on the tailgate method...

This guy used a variation on the tailgate method for his trailer:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1655757694_d058cf6336f784367d66dbcfbc61eadf425e0b12.jpeg
06-19-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By tcs

FWIW U-Haul would not put a receiver on my Prius...

FWIW U-Haul would not put a receiver on my Prius because it's not rated for towing. (Same car in the European market is rated for 750kg trailers. #gofigure & #dontgetmestarted.) Anyway, I...
06-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,491
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.
06-15-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Polaris OBark

Continental GP4000s with a wee bit of air let out.

Continental GP4000s with a wee bit of air let out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By aliasfox

Thanks! Just ordered the Michelin Light Primato...

Thanks! Just ordered the Michelin Light Primato 12-29 last night. Coincidentally, Light Bicycle sent me a few shots of my completed wheels this morning, so gratuitous wheel shot here :-)...
06-15-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,652
Posted By livedarklions

I can't help but note how well that story...

I can't help but note how well that story illustrates how futile and absurd it is to worry about how we can affect our "collective image".
06-15-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,652
Posted By LarrySellerz

The idea that a few bad apples are ruining the...

The idea that a few bad apples are ruining the bunch and causing ire amongst cars is flawed reasoning, cars are annoyed by cyclists existence and it will always be that way.
06-11-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,060
Posted By Korina

As it happens, the STB rejected ...

As it happens, the STB rejected (https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2022/jun/10/okay-now-we-can-say-coal-train-scheme-dead/)the coal co.'s dog-ate-my-homework excuse. Ding dong the coal train's dead!...
06-01-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,060
Posted By Korina

Woo hoo! The coal train's d-e-a-d dead! The coal...

Woo hoo! The coal train's d-e-a-d dead! The coal folks never filed their intent to make an OFA, therefore IT'S DEAD! Unfortunately the Skunk Train folks, Mendocino Railroad, did file for the 13 miles...
05-23-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By Arthur Peabody

Jill Lepore writes about the history of bicycling

Jill Lepore writes about the history of bicycling: the world's and her own, in the current 'The New Yorker'...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,170,102
Posted By the sci guy

Yeah I searched for almost 2 1/2 years for my...

Yeah I searched for almost 2 1/2 years for my 2000 R1000 - both the model year, colorway, and frame size. I'm short so finding a 52 is hard.
I had found a 1999 R1000 that I didn't want to pay the...
05-01-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By mschwett

the bike plan actually has provisions for major...

the bike plan actually has provisions for major east-west improvements from the park to market street, and there are already some semi-decent bike lanes. The protected stretch on fell from Steiner is...
04-30-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By djkashuba

It will be great for recreational riders and...

It will be great for recreational riders and sometimes that is the gateway to commuters and errand runners. It will help the cause.

-D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,170,102
Posted By jamesdak

I guess I can share mine here also. Original...

I guess I can share mine here also.

Original notes on the bike after picking it up last year:
After finding out how nice my Klein rides I just had to find a Cannondale to try. As a lover of...
04-22-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,965
Posted By billridesbikes

This is actually a car culture argument to keep...

This is actually a car culture argument to keep the status quo as is. "All safety problems are caused by drivers (being drunk, on cell phones, dancing to Taylor Swift, etc.) or cyclists 'swerving' or...
04-05-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,846
Posted By hellopizza

And I couldn't post photos until my 10th post so...

And I couldn't post photos until my 10th post so here they are!

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6608_09eb7e781038a8d868c1249638e5eadce5e65f37.jpg
The end...
03-29-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By look566 rider

Brakes came new from my LBS, Westerville Bike...

Brakes came new from my LBS, Westerville Bike Shop. He ordered 'em. Odyssey 1999 caliper brakes. About 50 bucks. They are NOT side specific, so I have to flip left side lever. No biggie, just shows...
03-29-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By look566 rider

Grandson's bike refresh

Cheers!

Grandson's third bike! Already outgrew Strider and twelve inch coaster brake bikes. Gonna be 4 in June. This is used 16 inch coaster on way to hand brake conversion. He picked paint......
03-28-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By GrainBrain

Stage 5 absolutely! This is the cobbled stage and...

Stage 5 absolutely! This is the cobbled stage and I would be watching along a cobbled sector.

https://dai.ly/x84umwv...
03-20-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By sdmc530

Kids NBD!

Been working a build for my 11 year old and got it done and test rode tonight! He was pretty happy. He chose everything on it. Most of the parts I had on hand so it wasn't too bad. I need to a...
03-12-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,503
Posted By MinnMan

Yeah, wondering about the "hard to pack" part. ...

Yeah, wondering about the "hard to pack" part. Lots of the things that i might sell, like saddles, will easily fit in an old Amazon box with a little bubble wrap. OTOH, wheels will require a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,170,102
Posted By Welshboy

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51928609951_21...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51928609951_210d0d854d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n7KGze)

My 2012 CAADX 6.

I've had this for about 16 months now but as soon as I bought it I stripped it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,170,102
Posted By the sci guy

No real progress on my build yet - just gushing...

No real progress on my build yet - just gushing over how much I love this frame. I ordered the new BB, and will be ordering a Thomson seatpost clamp and probably a Cane Creek 40 headset this week....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,720
Posted By seypat

This is the correct answer. It helps if you carry...

This is the correct answer. It helps if you carry a towel along on the rides. They come in handy.
01-14-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,144
Posted By tcs

Fun fact: Steuart and Tom "Walmart" Walton own...

Fun fact: Steuart and Tom "Walmart" Walton own majority share of Rapha!
01-14-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,144
Posted By cyccommute

I did address his “concerns”. I realize that...

I did address his “concerns”. I realize that people can’t afford $2000 bikes for their kids and I’m not saying that they need to spend that much. Nor would Mac Liman. But the $100 bike today isn’t...
01-14-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,144
Posted By denaffen

It seems weird that y’all would defend dangerous...

It seems weird that y’all would defend dangerous trash, as “it’s all some can afford” but not stop to think that maybe the poor also want to be reasonably sure they’re getting their money’s worth and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,517
Posted By znomit

Wait, what? I can buy just new derailleur instead...

Wait, what? I can buy just new derailleur instead of a whole new bike? Why would I want to do that?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,517
Posted By Racing Dan

Its not a spare part issue, nor is it a supply...

Its not a spare part issue, nor is it a supply chain issue.

Its a SRAM stopped making the entire part, that you also couldn't repair in the first place, issue. Completely cornering the customer,...
12-09-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,632
Posted By SquishyBiker

Sram and Sunrace do...

Sram and Sunrace do 11-12-13-15-17--19-21-24-28-32 in 3 different 11-32t road cassettes
12-04-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By curbtender

A new coffee shop in Hercules, off the bay...

A new coffee shop in Hercules, off the bay trail... https://hizcafe.com/ .
As far as a route, from the Deadfish, go San Pablo ave to Lone Tree point in Rodeo, just past Parker. You can catch the...
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