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Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 732
Posted By August West

There is a local rider I see around here from...

There is a local rider I see around here from time to time. Probably 50+, dreads down to the middle of his back, riding vintage equip., doesn't wear cycling clothes, never wears a helmet and rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 732
Posted By one4smoke

If you're female ...I'm all for it! :thumb:

If you're female ...I'm all for it! :thumb:
03-04-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By a_d_a_m

No idea. I plan to check sometime when I'm near...

No idea. I plan to check sometime when I'm near the bike and not working. (I'm on an overtime binge for the next few days)

I hope you're right.
03-01-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By a_d_a_m

I'm about 30mi east of Cleveland. Working...

I'm about 30mi east of Cleveland. Working mornings this weekend so won't be able to attend; otherwise sounds like a cool time.

TBH never heard of Dirty River; glad to know there will be a bike...
02-25-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By 2old

You can find direct drive hub kits that are...

You can find direct drive hub kits that are reliable (mine is six years old) for $200, and (probably) a 48V battery for $300, but don't store or charge the battery where you wouldn't want a fire....
02-23-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By 2old

My LBS has had a bike with the new Shimano motor...

My LBS has had a bike with the new Shimano motor for about three months (they didn't sell the bike but are assisting with the warranty). Shimano said they should have parts to repair the motor in May.
02-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,009
Posted By Iride01

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the...

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the money, I figure I can go back to cycling and set aside a portion for my legal defense to tie things up till I check out for good.
02-22-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By 2old

There is a big difference between Bafang and the...

There is a big difference between Bafang and the others, mainly if you ever need parts, you can get them for a BBS02 or BBSHD because they haven't changed anything in at least five years. My friend...
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,857
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Most of the fruit is grown in the Rio Grande...

Most of the fruit is grown in the Rio Grande Valley they didnít get hit as hard with snow but they might have had crop damage. I am not sure....
02-18-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By jfranci3

I'm pretty sure that particular spot is an hour...

I'm pretty sure that particular spot is an hour from anything. They aren't guarding it 24x7
02-18-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By Troul

At least someone was sharp enough to catch that...

At least someone was sharp enough to catch that the rotational direction of the wheels were not matching.
02-17-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,895
Posted By Happy Feet

I've gotta ask. How old are you and did you ever...

I've gotta ask. How old are you and did you ever ride those old mtbs you dislike so much?

Just curious.as most people who have ridden for a long time recognize new design but still appreciate...
02-16-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,273
Posted By KPREN

It's not that simple. The BBSO2 is nominally 750...

It's not that simple. The BBSO2 is nominally 750 watts. Even with a 52 volt battery, it will seldom exceed that. Why? because watts is power amps x volts. The nature of an electric motor lets you...
02-14-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,999
Posted By PaulGrun

So we should be on the look out for a used tandem...

So we should be on the look out for a used tandem for sale?
02-10-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,999
Posted By PoeCo

Ha! :roflmao:I don't think he would like that. We...

Ha! :roflmao:I don't think he would like that. We are in less-conventional captain/stoker positions as he is the stoker and I am the captain. It actually works well for us though because he's a lot...
02-09-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,090
Posted By Darth Lefty

The true cost is how many babies it takes

The true cost is how many babies it takes
02-08-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,407
Posted By mack_turtle

first, that's a healthy budget for a mid-range...

first, that's a healthy budget for a mid-range mountain bike. you'll stretch your dollar further if you go hardtail.
second, almost no one spends $12,000 on a bicycle. industry media would like you...
02-04-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Unca_Sam

Also, these pictures remind me of when my kids...

Also, these pictures remind me of when my kids were toddlers and they wanted to show me something small, so they'd shove it up my nose to show me.
02-04-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By thehammerdog

so new idea..upgrade to lightweight fork drop a...

so new idea..upgrade to lightweight fork drop a few pounds add some flex and homerun?
02-04-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By Darth Lefty

The C&V side of this website is going to have to...

The C&V side of this website is going to have to come to terms with 1990's suspension forks pretty soon
02-04-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By mack_turtle

shoot, yeah. that makes it nearly impossible if...

shoot, yeah. that makes it nearly impossible if that's the case. however, if the fork is 1-1/8" threaded, which was common around that era, you could convert to the modern 1-1/8" threadless. that...
02-03-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,895
Posted By mrv

I am thinking if you go to Craig's List and...

I am thinking if you go to Craig's List and commit about $30 to a Huffy, you should be all set.... https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/bik/d/sterling-heights-bicycle/7251358689.html
...
02-03-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,177
Posted By Trakhak

The solution to the conundrum: ...

The solution to the conundrum:

https://i.stack.imgur.com/azG7o.jpg
02-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By GlennR

They're gonna give you full new value for 20 year...

They're gonna give you full new value for 20 year old bikes?

Who's your insurance company?
Forum: Fatbikes
02-01-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,230
Posted By Hypno Toad

Claiming it! ... "it" being solidly middle of the...

Claiming it! ... "it" being solidly middle of the pack. :D

The 2021 Fat Bike Loppet was run like an ITT. Riders where spaced out with seeded starting times, and released at 10 second intervals. It...
01-30-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By tyrion

Someone should carve out a singletrack to go...

Someone should carve out a singletrack to go around that gap. Then we'd have a bikes-only section of Hwy 1 for a year while they rebuild the road. Put the singletrack up the hill a bit so it doesn't...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-29-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,230
Posted By Toadmeister

I make this fat tire look skinny.. DD Fat...

I make this fat tire look skinny..

DD Fat tire race last weekend, Dubuque Iowa. I was the biggest/heaviest rider and came in last place ;). Iím happy to have finished, a few riders didnít.

...
01-28-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,386
Posted By indyfabz

In my neck of the woods this was going on much of...

In my neck of the woods this was going on much of the summer and fall, except with motorcycles and ATVs. And in heavily walked residential neighborhoods.
01-26-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,362
Posted By AeroGut

Given that the break is right next to the...

Given that the break is right next to the probably steel(?) clamp, I wonder if the mechanism is galvanic corrosion rather than direct attack of chloride on the aluminum oxide layer? If so this could...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-16-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Happy Feet

Ice spray can be a problem ...

Ice spray can be a problem

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49376770362_7ba7480d86_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iefRyW)
01-15-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By dmark

I ASSumed without reading completely. Most tire...

I ASSumed without reading completely. Most tire size posts are about going larger.
Need more coffee.
01-09-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 172,281
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I have a chrome headset from that era IIRC. It...

I have a chrome headset from that era IIRC. It came off a team Stumpjumper that replaced w/ a blk Deore headset. Like new! PM if interested...

A Rockhopper I recently restored......
01-09-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,086
Posted By Leisesturm

Might I observe that 'only' around 800 plus-ish...

Might I observe that 'only' around 800 plus-ish cyclists were killed last year in any kind of collision with cars vs 40,000 plus-ish fatal car/car collisions. I have NEVER heard of a scofflaw cyclist...
01-08-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,484
Posted By mack_turtle

try this for fun at a bike shop: cut open a tube...

try this for fun at a bike shop: cut open a tube and tie one end. fill the other with baby powder, then tie off. when a coworker goes to the toilet, shove the looser end under the door and start...
01-08-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,484
Posted By WhyFi

Try inflating a tube outside of the the tire/rim...

Try inflating a tube outside of the the tire/rim and see how much it expands. Wear earplugs. :D
Forum: Commuting
01-08-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,603
Posted By Gresp15C

In addition to a drop bar, I suggest considering...

In addition to a drop bar, I suggest considering a swept bar. There are a lot of different types out there. A couple that come to mind are FSA Metropolis and Velo Orange Tourist. Another is Sunlite...
01-08-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,484
Posted By Hiro11

Yes, on four of five bikes I currently have setup...

Yes, on four of five bikes I currently have setup tubeless. The one exception is my fatbike where a tube is so bulky that I generally go without. Of course, my fatbike is the one bike I've had a flat...
01-06-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,860
Posted By wolfchild

Keto fad is stupid just like all other diets fads...

Keto fad is stupid just like all other diets fads out there are stupid...It doesn't make any sense to follow a diet which excludes and forbids eating so many delicious healthy foods.
01-06-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By Kapusta

This is a 12 year old thread, so I am guessing...

This is a 12 year old thread, so I am guessing the OP has moved the bike....

That said, I think at this point an LTS with a 90s Bomber in good shape (which would be rare 20+ years on) will have...
01-06-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,761
Posted By WGB

If a cop pulled me over riding my bike...

If a cop pulled me over riding my bike intoxicated, I'd likely get laughed at and offered a ride the rest of the way home.

In Germany and other countries impaired biking is a crime.

When I was...
01-04-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks again for the advice sloppy. I'd buy you a...

Thanks again for the advice sloppy. I'd buy you a beer or two or fifteen if I could. :beer:
Forum: Great Lakes
01-03-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,375
Posted By enine

I did a section of this last fall. I live close...

I did a section of this last fall. I live close enough to the Westerville trail system so I can leave my house and get on the trail by Lazelle/County Line then up the Genoa trail and then went to...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,814
Posted By Gresp15C

In my view, bikes are not as delicate as we tend...

In my view, bikes are not as delicate as we tend to think. I park my bike in the garage and let it drip dry.

Chain care rituals seem to range from nonexistent to bizarre.
12-29-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By BFisher

The first thing that comes to mind is the...

The first thing that comes to mind is the marketing and how many people fall for it.

Take grease, for instance. There is already a sufficiently huge variety of grease to choose from that is...
12-23-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Murray Missile

GOOD LUCK! The experience will live on long after...

GOOD LUCK! The experience will live on long after the bike is gone. Money can't buy that.
12-23-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By freeranger

I like it! Looks like that front brake cable...

I like it! Looks like that front brake cable could stand to be a bit longer tho.
12-22-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,842
Posted By bargeon

Are we to infer that you iron your cycling shorts...

Are we to infer that you iron your cycling shorts :p
12-22-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Murray Missile

Stocking stuffer for 10 year old.

My Grandson has outgrown his BMX and needs a bigger bike and he wants a MTB. He likes models, puzzles, etc. and his parents and I came up with a scheme to stimulate his natural mechanical abilities...
12-22-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,747
Posted By linberl

Maybe OP has to take it up stairs? I do...so...

Maybe OP has to take it up stairs? I do...so adding a 4.5lb OneMotor to my bikes was the perfect solution for me. Made my bike less than 24lbs motorized, and something I can carry up stairs to...
12-22-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,413
Posted By texaspandj

There is no room for your Logic and Common Sense...

There is no room for your Logic and Common Sense on this thread.:notamused:
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