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11-26-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 648
Posted By nlerner

Okay, I‘ll put this one out there: My new...

Okay, I‘ll put this one out there: My new Fitz--TIG welded, steel,1 1/8“ thredless, straight-blade fork and also low trail:
...
11-23-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 987
Posted By tricky

Unnecessary. Keep it civil.

Unnecessary. Keep it civil.
11-23-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 987
Posted By cyccommute

Honestly, there is nothing that you can do to...

Honestly, there is nothing that you can do to improve the action of your rear cantilever brake. The problem isn’t with the brakes but with the design of the bike. You can improve the action slightly...
11-23-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 987
Posted By davester

Not so sure about those levers since they seem to...

Not so sure about those levers since they seem to be very short (i.e. less leverage) compared to what was probably originally on there. However, your first step should definitely be to change out...
11-22-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 466
Posted By maddog34

"I have a hard time believing that the nearest...

"I have a hard time believing that the nearest possibility is The Phillipenes."

..... unless the person posting that location is also IN THE PHILIPPINES or nearby.. :-D
11-18-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,335
Posted By livedarklions

You seriously think the scarcity they are...

You seriously think the scarcity they are referring to is just which model of car or other status trappings? "Scarcity" can refer to anything one wants more of. You can be insanely wealthy and be...
11-17-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,369
Posted By Polaris OBark

Lighten up, Francis. I'm confused why you...

Lighten up, Francis.

I'm confused why you asked him a bunch of personal questions, with the implication that he isn't thinking carefully about early retirement.

(In case you are curious, I will...
11-09-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,908
Posted By livedarklions

i am aware. The person I was quoting claimed...

i am aware. The person I was quoting claimed that a "fast gravel bike" could be purchased through CL at those prices, and the list I was reacting to was supposedly documenting that claim.

OP has...
11-07-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,783
Posted By Camilo

Not getting older

Not getting older
11-04-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,080
Posted By Lombard

No. Dying young sucks.

No. Dying young sucks.
11-04-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,783
Posted By embankmentlb

2 kinds of business. My business & none of my...

2 kinds of business. My business & none of my business.
11-03-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By zandoval

What ever the case or loss... I am wishing you a...

What ever the case or loss... I am wishing you a complete and full recovery recovery...
11-03-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By keithdunlop

Not likely. Just because someone is willing to...

Not likely. Just because someone is willing to pay more for an item in a private party transaction doesn't mean the item is necessarily more valuable.
11-03-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,783
Posted By non-fixie

I have none myself, so I joined this forum so I...

I have none myself, so I joined this forum so I can enjoy those of others.
11-03-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,228
Posted By wolfchild

Not interested....I don't need an aircraft...

Not interested....I don't need an aircraft technology on a bicycle.
10-25-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,137
Posted By seypat

Different strokes for different folks. Maybe some...

Different strokes for different folks. Maybe some want to stop and smell the roses when they feel like it. Or hammer until they can't anymore when they feel like it. Not everyone needs or enjoys the...
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Jeff Neese

You start by saying it's uncomfortable. Is that...

You start by saying it's uncomfortable. Is that because of the condition, that it's basically a rolling heap of worn-out parts? Or do you just not like the geometry and/or fit of this bike?

If...
10-18-22, 03:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By Deester

I'm not making excuses. I'm looking for advice...

I'm not making excuses. I'm looking for advice before I buy. If a 'bike is a bike' why do people pay thousands of pounds for one? That suggests that a 'bike is a bike' isn't quite true and also that...
10-17-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,733
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Sorta like some people may be at bars and some...

Sorta like some people may be at bars and some may be behind them.

Non-frivolous answer: Drop bars allow a more aerodynamic position that helps a rider go faster with better power efficiency. ...
10-16-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,789
Posted By Cramic

Well I guess we could keep it to cycling? Given...

Well I guess we could keep it to cycling? Given the forum we’re on. And I suppose you could just skip the thread if it’s of no interest to you?

Bit sad, in my opinion, if it takes riding a foot...
10-16-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,682
Posted By northbend

Trouble ahead... ...

Trouble ahead...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52431935552_069aa544db_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nTenJQ)Now this doesn't look good. Just N of town.. (https://flic.kr/p/2nTenJQ) by Matthew...
10-15-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By Bianchigirll

Great looking bike! Seems a shame to break it up.

Great looking bike! Seems a shame to break it up.
10-13-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By MikeIndy

I'll play along... I've been riding gravel for...

I'll play along... I've been riding gravel for several years, in addition to MTB and Road biking. In 2018 I was in San Antonio for work. I was able to go a few days early and brought along my rig at...
10-12-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,974
Posted By indyfabz

You just did. :roflmao2:

You just did. :roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting
10-11-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Lambkin55

I have used a helmet mounted mirror for the last...

I have used a helmet mounted mirror for the last 35 years, and agree with flangehead on his statement.
I tell my friends, "I may well die by being run over by a truck, but he is going to have to...
10-11-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By rumrunn6

just quick opinions ... (just for tops?) if it...

just quick opinions ... (just for tops?) if it was for me ...

Patagonia micro puff jacket NO
North Face Thermoball NO
Fox ranger 2.5L water jacket THAT COULD WORK
Showers pass Elite 2.0 THAT...
10-11-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,080
Posted By squirtdad

people who ask for input and then get upset when...

people who ask for input and then get upset when the input does not affirm their thinking
10-10-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By mschwett

the utterly ludicrous part of this is that...

the utterly ludicrous part of this is that shouting "lights" makes you a jerk but HONKING at a cyclist makes you ... a respectful, responsible driver? the mind boggles.
10-10-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By burnthesheep

No you didn't. That's a lie that inside a...

No you didn't. That's a lie that inside a vehicle at 30+ mph you could see the exact same debris situation in their bike lane across and over the hood of your passenger side of the car, unless...
10-10-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By tkamd73

Too many “ jerks” on the road without their...

Too many “ jerks” on the road without their lights on, because they can see fine. Especially impressed with the ones driving white cars while it’s snowing, also grey and silver ones in fog or rain....
10-10-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By Shadco

Calling oneself out an a forum is a new one. ...

Calling oneself out an a forum is a new one.

.
10-09-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By Koyote

You've instigated something, but it's not...

You've instigated something, but it's not controversy.



Feel free to take another long break from the forum.
10-09-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By 3alarmer

...Lawsy me, but you really need to brush up on...

...Lawsy me, but you really need to brush up on the vehicle code for bike riding in California, amigo. There is no way on God's green earth that you, in your car, can see the same junk in the bike...
10-09-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By Koyote

Driving without headlights on a foggy morning is...

Driving without headlights on a foggy morning is foolish and dangerous, and honking at a cyclist is rude and unnecessary. You could've simply waited a few seconds for him to move back over (after he...
10-09-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By spelger

sure, you may have been able to see without...

sure, you may have been able to see without lights but it is not always for you to see but for you to be seen by others.
10-09-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,107
Posted By 3alarmer

...in those circumstances, the rationale for you...

...in those circumstances, the rationale for you having your lights on is not so that you can see things. It is so others can see your car. I don't know what the specific section of the vehicle...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 782
Posted By znomit

Those are tyre width dimensions. Someone...

Those are tyre width dimensions.

Someone will be along shortly to calculate the change in trail per psi to further frighten us into thinking bike tyres are more complex than quantum physics.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 782
Posted By Nofiltercycling

I like to refer to it as a “visual assault” Lol

I like to refer to it as a “visual assault”
Lol
10-07-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,212
Posted By Rolla

How redundant.

How redundant.
10-05-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,534
Posted By Koyote

This post makes me feel a lot smarter. Thank you.

This post makes me feel a lot smarter. Thank you.
09-30-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,363
Posted By DiabloScott

You know who has absolute immunity? A corpse.

You know who has absolute immunity? A corpse.
09-30-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,363
Posted By pdlamb

Sounds like anti-exercise medical advice from 50...

Sounds like anti-exercise medical advice from 50 years ago: You only have so many heartbeats in your lifetime, so don't use them all up exercising...
09-28-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,974
Posted By Milton Keynes

Sorry, I'm too busy taking pictures of my food...

Sorry, I'm too busy taking pictures of my food and posting it to social media...
09-26-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By cb400bill

And now that we have had the airport post, we can...

And now that we have had the airport post, we can close this thread.
09-25-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kai Winters

Bragging...Trolling...or...??? meh, who cares...

Bragging...Trolling...or...???
meh, who cares...
09-25-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By Chuck M

I'm willing to bet that the OP probably came...

I'm willing to bet that the OP probably came across Bike Forums after trying to google what pedal he has. In this case a polite suggestion to do a google image search of Shimano pedals would have...
09-25-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By mstateglfr

Nominated for longest post in BF history.

Nominated for longest post in BF history.
09-24-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,132
Posted By smd4

God I love my rim brakes…

God I love my rim brakes…
09-18-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By StanSeven

Ok. The OP received several responses that...

Ok. The OP received several responses that answered both his forum and restoration questions. Time to end.
09-18-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By base2

It is weird that actual unbiased explanations &...

It is weird that actual unbiased explanations & legitimate answers that don't stroke ego...or posts that aren't particularly interested in making the original poster feel "good" or "fulfilled" are...
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