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06-29-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,623
Posted By mikesdoublecab

New Motobecane owner here. I was in wish mode for...

New Motobecane owner here. I was in wish mode for a 11-34 goupset as my roadie is 11-28 and with my health issues, the extra gears would help me on inclines. I had always known about Bikes Direct but...
06-16-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,920
Posted By Metieval

Since Covid19 I don't use my phone or my garmin...

Since Covid19 I don't use my phone or my garmin 520.

people just don't need to know where I am, where I am going, and where I've been.
06-15-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By mikehuangsd

What is your motivation to change the groupset? I...

What is your motivation to change the groupset? I don't think there will be any discernible performance improvements between Claris and Tiagra. As you progress up the Shimano hierarchy of groupsets,...
06-15-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By fietsbob

# 1...

# 1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ) I am not sitting on my bike with your Pelvis. what does " just wear regular shorts", mean ? not bicycle shorts just cut off...
06-12-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,795
Posted By bargo68

My formula for Al success: Al frame, chromo fork...

My formula for Al success: Al frame, chromo fork and 32mm tires. While I'm a relative noob and by no means a connoisseur, this bike handles well and gets places quick if I have legs that day.

...
06-12-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,795
Posted By indyfabz

My 6,000 mile summer on an aluminum steed. 4,000...

My 6,000 mile summer on an aluminum steed. 4,000 loaded miles the following year....
06-06-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By tigat

Look what my new bike can do

Long story, but last week I finally picked up the rebuilt Bandit, the one-hand adapted bike that Trek made for me, on the latest version Domane SLR frame. In a word, the new Bandit is awesome -...
06-06-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 45,272
Posted By jbchybridrider

Vintage 92-93 Giant Innova flat bar hybrid turned...

Vintage 92-93 Giant Innova flat bar hybrid turned gravel bike.

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06-06-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,246,506
Posted By jbchybridrider

I think I'll be sneaky and post this here...

I think I'll be sneaky and post this here :innocent: Just finished and ready to ride "Ex" flat bar hybrid 93 Giant Innova turned gravel bike with sti's. Frame and fork restored then mostly rebuilt...
06-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Melvang

Sorry, have to brag up my wife

So, a little back story. My wife has barreled with her weight ever since puberty. She has always thought hypothyroid, but could never get a doctor to do the right tests, and stay with one doctor long...
05-02-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By daps

So got a Sequel S3. They had it in stock and over...

So got a Sequel S3. They had it in stock and over the weekend as they just re-opened here in the Boise area they are doing 19% off of all Jamis. So paid $765 after tax. Pretty happy and think I will...
04-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By 257 roberts

I click on this thread also....you just didn't...

I click on this thread also....you just didn't hear it lol
04-10-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,726
Views: 601,159
Posted By Wildwood

Think I will ride this one today

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04-01-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 30,960
Posted By JohnSnowNW

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-28-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By JohnSnowNW

I'm not sure the WT is the clear victor, however,...

I'm not sure the WT is the clear victor, however, I looked at many bikes (and bike reviews) with a budget of $800, and I went with the WT. I have zero regrets, but that said I've upgraded the WT...
03-25-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,073
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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03-23-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,443
Posted By 3S1M

This is such a cool bike but I gotta ask. I just...

This is such a cool bike but I gotta ask. I just noticed what you said... Those are 2.8" Tires**********?
03-19-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,073
Posted By veganbikes

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I recognize that this photo is...
03-13-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,726
Views: 601,159
Posted By jim dandy

Just finished the rebuild on this ... itís...

Just finished the rebuild on this ... itís raining, so I havenít put a leg over it yet .:(
JD...
03-11-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 30,960
Posted By Scrodzilla

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1...

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) of 10 made from the initial run.
...
03-10-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,911
Posted By kirby999

Urban Assault bike

Decided to keep my Rockhopper . Reinstalled my street cruiser accessories today along with a few tweaks .
Ready to take on any Curbs , potholes , and multi use paths .
Riding this bike I get the...
03-10-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,428
Posted By smoore

I've been riding since the mid 70s and have...

I've been riding since the mid 70s and have almost always ridden alone. I prefer riding at my own pace, my own route, can change my mind if I want, stop when I want etc.
Interestingly I have always...
03-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,135
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you're in California, you're already in grave...

If you're in California, you're already in grave danger of cleaving off into the Pacific, at which point you will become a sovereign nation, and the rest of America will utter a collective sigh of...
02-19-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 501,330
Posted By jppe

My other hobby....walking 18 holes with other...

My other hobby....walking 18 holes with other retirees M-F. Made a hole in one on a par 3 today. Actually hit a really good shot straight at the hole. Took one bounce and hopped into the hole. My...
02-14-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By Unapomer

Here's one modified to be a coaster brake only...

Here's one modified to be a coaster brake only mtb racer, as seen at the Coaster Brake Challenge. A light and fast bike!!

http://i.imgur.com/npeWWq4.jpg (https://imgur.com/npeWWq4)
02-06-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,947
Posted By Lazyass

I started road cycling in 1987. A couple of years...

I started road cycling in 1987. A couple of years ago I had an urge to try a single speed just for something different. I knew I wanted a decent chromoly butted frame, two bottle cage brazeons and...
01-31-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By 2old

I'm happy with my Bikes Direct 3-speed cruiser....

I'm happy with my Bikes Direct 3-speed cruiser. Electras and other higher end manufacturers have better bikes IMO, but I've upgraded and it weighs 25 pounds....
01-10-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,328
Posted By Trsnrtr

OK, this was from yesterday’s 27 mile ride. It’s...

OK, this was from yesterday’s 27 mile ride. It’s an ICE VTX with SRAM eTap shifting, carbon and Ti bits, and a power meter. Frame is a CrMoly (front)/AL (rear)
...
12-17-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By jppe

Birthday Ride With Local Legend!!

I had the pleasure of riding with a local legend and a few others from the High Point, NC area this weekend. He turned 82 years old last week and we rode 82 miles in honor of his birthday. He has...
12-16-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,872
Posted By tcs

An American cycle tours in Europe, 16 December 1944

On December 16th, 1944, American doctor Major Clifford Graves went on a short cycle tour in Eastern Belgium.


Dr. Graves was a combat surgeon supporting the 106th Division and enjoying a quiet...
12-15-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By 2old

Bike Island Snake Eyes

Didn't want to hijack the Salty Dog thread again, so here's my cruiser, procured from Bike Island....
12-12-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,726
Views: 601,159
Posted By jreeves

I guess I'm a Raleigh fanboy now, although I rode...

I guess I'm a Raleigh fanboy now, although I rode a Peugeot during the bike boom in college. 64 year old fart here.

1985 Raleigh Super Course
​​​​​​​...
12-11-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,171
Posted By OldsCOOL

Winter riding for me is very similar in that I...

Winter riding for me is very similar in that I have to plan my rides rather than just hopping my bike and going out like the other warmer seasons. Last night it was 18deg, windy and lake effect snow....
12-10-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,029
Posted By 2old

Agree about BD quality/price ratio. Also,...

Agree about BD quality/price ratio. Also, consider their adjunct company, Bike Island. Procured a three-speed cruiser (Shimano Nexus) for my daughter for < $200. It had no front fork or wheel, but...
12-09-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,029
Posted By JehD

Talking Thats why I got it, Once the bike hits 40lbs...

Thats why I got it, Once the bike hits 40lbs whats a few more. Am I right? I sold off my other bikes because my Cruiser needed a few Gears and I couldn't handle the lean over on my Moto that had a...
12-07-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 501,330
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

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Tis the Season
Beautiful day for a bike ride in December in South Carolina.
12-04-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By willbuyone

Few upgrades Electra Cruiser 1

New Brooks B-17 Saddle and Velo Orange Pedals .
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12-03-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By Mountain Mitch

Obviously hasn’t caught on with many on this...

Obviously hasn’t caught on with many on this board!

Around here we we have an extensive trail system used by skiers, snowshoers and fat bikers. There are warm up huts a few kilometres apart. Most...
11-27-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,422
Posted By John E

Some of you have read my story before. I was a...

Some of you have read my story before. I was a nerdy, pudgy, klutzy kid. I discovered bicycling, the only sport I have ever deeply loved, at age 12, and I got serious about it as a UCLA undergrad....
11-25-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,422
Posted By reconnaissance

Octogenarian advice to a 25 year old

In 1985 I was a newly married student moonlighting at the college town bicycle shop. Our customers were from all parts of the spectrum—tourists, criterium racers, BMX, and my specialty, the ATB. An...
10-26-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,451
Posted By Helderberg

Not much to most here but huge for me.

As a child I rode a bike as a means of transportation, fun and an escape from a lousy family life. I rode until I was in my 30's and blew out a disc on my right side that caused enough nerve damage...
10-20-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 83,980
Posted By JohnDThompson

Nice frame. I used that seat lug on my fixed gear...

Nice frame. I used that seat lug on my fixed gear frame:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/fixed-frame/seat.jpg
10-09-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,726
Views: 601,159
Posted By Jon T

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This is what this "old person" rides. My N bike. Bought new in '85....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,890
Posted By redfishnc

Old guy, old road bike

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1987 UNIVEGA VivaTech 1050
09-22-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,038
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/315NFZl.jpg Better pic...

https://i.imgur.com/315NFZl.jpg

Better pic of the bike.
http://glenn-ring.com/emonda/preserve2.jpg

Better pic of the car.
http://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/Beetle-2019.jpg...
09-16-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,346,323
Posted By Ardrid

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My Marin Fairfax 2 😁
09-11-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,726
Views: 601,159
Posted By BigJonny

Hey All, I think of myself as a vintage...

Hey All,

I think of myself as a vintage cyclist, not an "old people bike rider"; so. . .

I'll be 75 in October, 2019, and am still very active restoring and riding classic bikes!

As a...
09-03-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,726
Views: 601,159
Posted By bikemig

Early 70s Fuji Finest

I just rebuilt an early 70s (likely a '70-71) Fuji Finest. I built it up with a triple (SR Apex 86 bcd crank with 48/38/28 rings) because I plan on taking it to Wisconsin soon to ride some hills (and...
08-23-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,564
Posted By indyfabz

When I rode across the country with a small group...

When I rode across the country with a small group we found that to be the norm in the midwest. We usually got offered ice if it was available. One warm, humid morning in Minnesota a couple of us...
08-22-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,760
Posted By Phamilton

I paid $25 and $45 for my two commuter bikes. The...

I paid $25 and $45 for my two commuter bikes. The $750 you spent on your Cannondale is an outrageous price to pay for a commuter bike, IMO.
...
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