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03-02-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,889
Posted By chaadster

There are different types of questions mixed up...

There are different types of questions mixed up here, starting with the OP and carrying through to responses. We’ve established that there is German cycling tradition, that there are German high-end...
03-01-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,889
Posted By vane171

This has to do with the bicycle sport as such in...

This has to do with the bicycle sport as such in the respective countries. If you look at the history of the sport, in movie documentaries, magazines, newspaper coverage of races, Germany simply...
03-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Snotrub

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience...

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience the dreaded fall over at a stop sign/light in front of EVERYONE. Anyone that has switched to clipless pedals has done it. Once done, you have...
02-26-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 63,756
Posted By trekmogul

Hi there, Well there was about 90 entries and I...

Hi there, Well there was about 90 entries and I was 23 years older then the next oldest guy and did manage to get 12th with a average speed of 20.6 and that was all I had in the tank. Temps early am...
02-25-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Get one of these :) seriously -- It's a great...

Get one of these :) seriously -- It's a great bike to ride and the increased weight will give you more of a workout + you can probably find one cheap

Schwinn Continental or Varsity...
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By ahsposo

I'm a big fan of him too. He was probably too...

I'm a big fan of him too. He was probably too moral and principled to ever make to Washington, but he did and was tested there. Some might say he failed but as far as I can tell he came through with...
02-24-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By DorkDisk

On the early 90's steel models, the standard...

On the early 90's steel models, the standard rigid models were 1", the FS with suspension were 1-1/8"
02-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,273
Posted By KPREN

Pop N Woods, interestingly I played around with a...

Pop N Woods, interestingly I played around with a tuck road bike and the BBSHD and the BBSO2. I can get more sustained power out of them than my fat biike. Due to the fact that I can get more wind...
02-23-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By Clang

There is no down tube. I think what you're seeing...

There is no down tube. I think what you're seeing is the back of the front fender.
02-22-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,307
Posted By MNHarv

Excellent Post!!! As a former motorcyclist...

Excellent Post!!!

As a former motorcyclist it was well known to my group of riding friends that concentration was a huge factor regarding whether you had a great ride or you didn't. Growing up in...
02-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,560
Posted By indyfabz

Death Rides a Pale Cow. R.I.P. Dave Blood. I saw...

Death Rides a Pale Cow. R.I.P. Dave Blood. I saw them play at a frat before they released their first album in ‘85.

Saw Electric Love Muffin at the same frat and some DJ named Jazzy Jeff (before...
02-17-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,990
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

I don't do any of this to make $$, but rather to...

I don't do any of this to make $$, but rather to spread the love or enthusiasm. Usually it takes the form of helping a friend or family member get into cycling. They will ask "What bike should I...
02-16-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 860
Posted By conspiratemus1

The Third World is perfectly aware of how...

The Third World is perfectly aware of how miserable the human body is at power generation. All Old World civilizations used draft animals and New World aboriginals, who didn’t, were delighted to...
02-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,239
Posted By mstateglfr

For reference, this is the issue. I guess you...

For reference, this is the issue.
I guess you can technically go around anything if you are willing to.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,545
Posted By cybirr

GCN had a similar opinion piece with short sound...

GCN had a similar opinion piece with short sound bites from a number of pros. One observation did stand out regarding disc versus rim. In the fast peloton, if everyone is using the same brake...
Forum: Foo
02-06-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 817
Posted By jack pot

got 12 modelos on ice...

got 12 modelos on ice https://youtu.be/xfi2ts2s7dc


warming up my WAYBACK TV
02-05-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,218
Posted By mercator

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x749/clockworkorange_03e6a7de97ed3c5dc9773d8a856e04ebe749c6b5.jpg
Forum: Touring
02-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,169
Posted By Chris Pringle

I read their blog 10-11 years ago. They...

I read their blog 10-11 years ago. They experienced 2-3 major mechanical breakdowns all due to 700c rims they could not source anywhere. Rims were splitting apart along the brake surface. They were...
02-04-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,237
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

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Spelling error in last sentence: riding should have been spelled as “writing.” I know they sound very similar. It’s an easy mistake to make. ;)
02-03-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,237
Posted By tomato coupe

I really want to know what the back looks like. ...

I really want to know what the back looks like. That could be disgusting.
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,237
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
Forum: Foo
02-03-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,819
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Man, all you guys are a lot older than I thought....

Man, all you guys are a lot older than I thought. Way it's going here, I'm holding number 7,249,143, and they're on like... ah... 2,300? I figure that by the time I'm eligible, I'll be getting one...
Forum: Touring
01-31-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By elcruxio

Really it could be anything. People who tour with...

Really it could be anything. People who tour with these classic style steel touring bikes tend to be a curmudgeonly bunch of old fashioned retro grouches who think in terms of reliability and...
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,819
Posted By FBOATSB

Good luck and good health to you! I can be...

Good luck and good health to you!

I can be patient til it's my turn because I basically have no life between home and my (considered to be essential, but not that essential:rolleyes:) work.
01-28-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,987
Posted By Koyote

I'm not a medical doctor, but perhaps you should...

I'm not a medical doctor, but perhaps you should visit one.
01-28-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,177
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Yeah, Moisture's not-Unique Frame Fit Below...

Yeah, Moisture's not-Unique Frame Fit

Below is a typical Amsterdam cyclist, including the pretty girl part and earbuds. One of the more useful aspects of this position is that it's so much easier...
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,735
Posted By ahsposo

I would trade sex for a like, yes. Dog hoarding,...

I would trade sex for a like, yes. Dog hoarding, no, I won't do that.
01-25-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,677
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That's why real badassess use them. My roadbike...

That's why real badassess use them. My roadbike has DTs and I smoke a cigarette while I shift gears. I'm a rebel and all the girls wanna ride on my handlebars.
01-21-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,588
Posted By bikeaddiction1

As a cyclist and motorcyclist I have had many of...

As a cyclist and motorcyclist I have had many of the same thoughts shown in this video. The biggest danger to me is someone who doesn't really cycle much because it is too hard or takes too long,...
01-21-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By GlennR

First... TMI. Drink lots of water and high...

First... TMI.

Drink lots of water and high fiber.

Yes, my wife has them and I suffer from her complaining.
01-14-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,677
Posted By JohnDThompson

Expensive and unnecessarily complex.

Expensive and unnecessarily complex.
01-14-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,677
Posted By Retro Grouch

How tall are you? Assuming the bike is sized...

How tall are you? Assuming the bike is sized appropriately, the taller you are the farther you have to reach down for down tube shifters.

What's your riding style? If you are a top of the bar...
01-13-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,464
Posted By Mmassey338

Yes, it definitely helps. I rode my birthday ride...

Yes, it definitely helps. I rode my birthday ride last Friday, 60 miles for 60 years. Then Saturday rode 32 miles with family and at the turnaround a gentleman approached me and said his group had...
01-12-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,464
Posted By caloso

My Garmin says the same thing ("fitness age is...

My Garmin says the same thing ("fitness age is 20"). I really have no idea what that's supposed to mean. That we're as fit as the average 20 year old? Honestly, looking at the average American 20...
Forum: Touring
01-12-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,117
Posted By cyccommute

I don’t know that I would agree with this part. ...

I don’t know that I would agree with this part. We have a bunch of old stage roads here in Colorado. They tend to be rather steep and rugged. Some of them cling to the sides of hills over cliffs. ...
01-12-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,388
Posted By Doug Fattic

I've been to the XB3 factory in Kharkov several...

I've been to the XB3 factory in Kharkov several times in the early 2000s. There are lots of stories I can tell about these experiences. We are involved in a charity project to provide pastors with...
01-09-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,123
Posted By BradH

I've bought quite a few used saddles. For this...

I've bought quite a few used saddles. For this model I'd probably spring for a new one.
01-08-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,123
Posted By BFisher

Too bad about the typo, and a shame nobody caught...

Too bad about the typo, and a shame nobody caught it through production.

The E in Essax was obviously supposed to be an A.
01-07-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By Litespud

denial - "nope - the road is particularly smooth"...

denial - "nope - the road is particularly smooth" or "my chamois is delightfully springy today" or "yes, it was expensive, but this frame really is vertically compliant!"
anger - "goddammit - I got...
01-07-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,761
Posted By wgscott

Bicycle day...

Bicycle day (https://allthatsinteresting.com/bicycle-day-albert-hofmann)
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By SurferRosa

Had to check the posted date. Nope, says '21....

Had to check the posted date. Nope, says '21. Thought for sure thread was a zombie.
01-06-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,464
Posted By 5 mph

Do you really feel you're younger as a result of Bicycling?

The other night I was driving my 12 year old daughter home from Music Lessons. A big Dodge Ram King Cab , the curse of all Bikers. was behind our car .
About five feet behind me, with big LED...
01-04-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By 79pmooney

I've broken ribs several times. (Collarbone also...

I've broken ribs several times. (Collarbone also each time but pain-wise, ribs are the biggie.) I set up several sleeping places. Start in be on my good side. Time to roll over and I go into the...
01-03-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,019
Posted By Koyote

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta...

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta 88?
01-01-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,303
Posted By notenoughdaylig

ugly? Well, there's definitely a lot going on....

ugly? Well, there's definitely a lot going on. But that fork, I've never seen a suspension fork with stanchions and curved legs
Forum: Foo
12-29-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 45,553
Posted By no motor?

That's enough internet for me for a while.

That's enough internet for me for a while.
12-23-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,798
Posted By 79pmooney

I was always an outsider at school. Enough so...

I was always an outsider at school. Enough so that biking didn't make me more so. Instead, it was the safe place I could go, my refuge. Didn't ride at college until senior year when I lived 3...
12-23-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By BobbyG

It's not "you versus traffic"...You are traffic. ...

It's not "you versus traffic"...You are traffic.

I bike commuted for 28 years and while there are still a few sudden, harrowing encounters, decades of experience has taught me what to anticipate,...
12-21-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,166
Posted By abshipp

Sweet! Track bikes are neat. Looks like...

Sweet!

Track bikes are neat. Looks like yours has fairly generous tire clearance. And front and rear brakes!

Some advice I've seen on here before - the first time you ride it, set up your...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,333
Posted By GlennR

Have the customer send you copies of the...

Have the customer send you copies of the invoices, cross reference them with your documentation and if they match, just refund him the money and tell him to toss the parts in the trash.

You'll...
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