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01-11-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 859
Posted By Koyote

These sound like classic flashbacks. How much LSD...

These sound like classic flashbacks. How much LSD did you drop, back in the day?
01-03-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,214
Posted By LarrySellerz

I bet your hybrid can do everything that a gravel...

I bet your hybrid can do everything that a gravel bike could do, isn't drop bars the only real difference? I'd get a road bike or a mountain bike over a gravel bike since you already have the hybrid....
12-30-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By MarcusT

The video convinces me that it's gimmick bike....

The video convinces me that it's gimmick bike. I'm not doubting the tech, but they started off by saying everyone else is making one, so we will too
12-28-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By jon c.

Damn, that's ugly.

Damn, that's ugly.
12-22-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By utoner34

I have just oiled all 28 spoke nipples and the...

I have just oiled all 28 spoke nipples and the noise is gone. I have check several rotations of the wheel. I havent worked so much in a long time. I need to take a rest now.
12-21-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Kapusta

Have you tried adjusting the high-limit screw?

Have you tried adjusting the high-limit screw?
12-20-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Some teams don't mesh well on a few tandeming...

Some teams don't mesh well on a few tandeming aspects:). An important one, for riding more than a few miles, is cadence compatibility. Another is the stoker is unable to see the road and situation...
12-19-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I don't see any failure. I do see severe wear...

I don't see any failure. I do see severe wear (which is not a failure in my world) (failure to me suggests the part was substandard and I don't see that here). What I think is going on is that the...
11-19-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By Crankycrank

I also own one of these except that it's an older...

I also own one of these except that it's an older version without the claw type truing gauge but uses hand screws in a U-holder. The rest looks the same. I've build a handful of wheels and done a...
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By Mad Honk

@ Senior Ryder, Today was another cool and wet...

@ Senior Ryder,
Today was another cool and wet day so time inside with the details for the frame. Decals are complete with the exception of SL F&F which are on the way from VeloCals. Every set here...
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By Mad Honk

trailangel, The frame will be completely...

trailangel,
The frame will be completely clear coated after decals so the detail of the serial number will be easier to identify and read. The clear will prevent rust so no problems. Smiles,...
10-21-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By prj71

How many drugs were involved in typing this novel?

How many drugs were involved in typing this novel?
10-20-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By shelbyfv

Are you sure the frame doesn't come with the thru...

Are you sure the frame doesn't come with the thru axles? Check RAP if you do need them. https://robertaxleproject.com/
10-20-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By Barry2

Quit goofing around. just toss it. will...

Quit goofing around.
just toss it.

will you really be comfortable riding it ever again!

Barry
10-19-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By Iride01

Boy that brings up memories! Not certain...

Boy that brings up memories!

Not certain this is applicable to the OP, but here is the memory...

Where I use to live when younger there was a old codger that was homeless living in the woods in...
10-19-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By prj71

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x338/bike_fashion_children_s_handlebar_bag_hello_kitty_pink_4014503160891_0_l_0bd14d45b7be5683a2ab61a0619a9e1e724e2bb3.jpg
10-18-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1683x936/screenshot_2021_10_18_at_20_46_53_up_town_rack_design_d01aadeb50dedca0dcea1d2e8a6e7a0e4f25feb3.png
09-24-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,373
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Darwin can be slow, but he will find them. ...

Darwin can be slow, but he will find them. Hopefully, before they breed.
09-07-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 149,356
Posted By Eric F

You are not providing a "public service" by...

You are not providing a "public service" by making up your own rules. California Vehicle Code applies to bicycles operating on the streets, also. By law, you are required to ride your bicycle in...
09-07-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 149,356
Posted By ooga-booga

no thank you for putting the rest of us, along...

no thank you for putting the rest of us, along with yourself, in greater danger than already faced on a daily basis when riding. please stick to bike paths. thank you.
09-07-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,366
Posted By genejockey

California Vehicle Code - actual rules of the...

California Vehicle Code - actual rules of the actual road:
“No person in a residence district shall make a U-turn when any other vehicle is approaching from either direction within 200 feet, except...
09-07-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,366
Posted By genejockey

I'm reasonably certain that rule doesn't apply in...

I'm reasonably certain that rule doesn't apply in the case of an unsignalled, unannounced U-turn, especially if the rider doing the U-turn fakes to the right first.
09-07-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,366
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Other rider's fault. Doing a U-Turn without...

Other rider's fault. Doing a U-Turn without looking or signalling is a great way to cause a crash.
09-07-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,366
Posted By genejockey

The other rider screwed up. Period.

The other rider screwed up. Period.
08-17-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,709
Posted By Noonievut

So true! I've done all three over about the same...

So true! I've done all three over about the same amount of time. Though road has been my most frequent choice followed by gravel and then mountain.



I also love the gravel videos online. The...
08-14-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,077
Posted By jaxgtr

Wow, probably his first bike ride ever.

Wow, probably his first bike ride ever.
08-10-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By Eric F

PCH from Santa Monica to Malibu is brutally heavy...

PCH from Santa Monica to Malibu is brutally heavy with traffic, and generally not recommended. Once you get the the city limits of Malibu, things start to get better, and is a stretch I'm fine with...
07-31-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By shelbyfv

Classic symptoms. Your cassette is worn and will...

Classic symptoms. Your cassette is worn and will not work well with your new chain. This is how you know you need a new cassette. You cannot tell by looking.
07-31-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By CliffordK

Just clean it up, add some super glue and some...

Just clean it up, add some super glue and some red paint. Tell your riding buddies that you sprinted away from a Grizzly attack.
07-29-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,408
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. Give the driver some indication you are...

Yep. Give the driver some indication you are aware and are going to act predictably. Maybe a nod or lift a hand, make it obvious you are slowing. Lots more close calls here...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,687
Posted By Clang

I'd be surprised if this wasn't a 1988. 1989...

I'd be surprised if this wasn't a 1988. 1989 bikes have mainly ditched the chainstay U-brake. Other photos of this model show that the Exage was OEM and it never had XT. So right away the model name...
07-12-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By bwilli88

I live in Cambodia and ride mostly Shimano hubs,...

I live in Cambodia and ride mostly Shimano hubs, My favorite are Ultegra Road.
I just keep them well cleaned and grease them every so often.
Here is my bike from one of those rides. The first one...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,345
Posted By Eric F

With the supertuck banned, I would not be...

With the supertuck banned, I would not be surprised at all to see dropper posts start showing up on pro bikes...for about 3.6 seconds, until UCI bans those, too.



That didn't go quite as you...
06-28-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,340
Posted By Koyote

At this point, I'm pretty sure I could shave...

At this point, I'm pretty sure I could shave 10-12 ounces just by getting a haircut.
06-28-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,340
Posted By Troul

Bicycle Weight Matters

Bicycle Weight Matters
06-28-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,340
Posted By canadian deacon

Does this bike make me look fat?

Does this bike make me look fat?
06-27-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,424
Posted By wolfchild

I bet OP seen a bike with 27.5 wheels and 3.8...

I bet OP seen a bike with 27.5 wheels and 3.8 inch tires and he thought that it was a 29'er...
06-23-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,266
Posted By indyfabz

https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/2...

https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/270/534/665.jpg
06-23-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,266
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I throw kittens. Works great.

I throw kittens. Works great.
06-23-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,266
Posted By livedarklions

So basically, you've constructed a rack that...

So basically, you've constructed a rack that looks like a prop from Gilligan's Island?
06-18-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,546
Posted By gringomojado

If you are a "fad-follower", you made the right...

If you are a "fad-follower", you made the right decision!
gm
06-18-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,546
Posted By Koyote

Umm, no. You will be cross-chained more in a 1X...

Umm, no. You will be cross-chained more in a 1X setup than in a 2X set up. But itís nothing to worry about. Just keep an eye on chain wear.
06-15-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,210
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Whatís wrong with buying a used part and...

Whatís wrong with buying a used part and installing it yourself?
06-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,210
Posted By gringomojado

Back in the day, we fixed our own bikes, and...

Back in the day, we fixed our own bikes, and cars. Neither was too complicated, and were more reliable!
gm
06-14-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,645
Posted By Darth Lefty

Pumped up rock hard is fine for 23’s. 90 should...

Pumped up rock hard is fine for 23’s. 90 should be excessive for 32’s, the whole point of bigger tires is to run them softer. But if you’re not really checking pressure or you ride through potholes …
06-14-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,645
Posted By cxwrench

90psi in 32mm tires!?! That's way over inflated....

90psi in 32mm tires!?! That's way over inflated. 60-70 would be the max unless you weigh a ton.
06-14-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Rolla

There isnít a $10 floor pump made thatís worth...

There isnít a $10 floor pump made thatís worth even half that. Spend a little and get a Topeak JB or a Specialized. Buy once, cry once.

YouTube is full of videos about using tubes. Hereís one now:...
06-11-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,720
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I found 2x10 vs 1x11 to be a near tossup on my...

I found 2x10 vs 1x11 to be a near tossup on my MTB. But the 11-46 SLX HG cassette I used is one of the heaviest around I think.

I just use a roadbike for gravel personally. 3x9, 30mm tires,...
06-10-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By pstock

and.... I swapped on a Deore XT RD-M739 RD and...

and.... I swapped on a Deore XT RD-M739 RD and Voila! problem solved. (not suprisingly. the spec sheet says it'll handle 32t and Lo and Behold, it does!)
she's shifting very nicely.

I will now...
06-10-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,720
Posted By 79pmooney

Actually, 1X is just a sign of the demise of...

Actually, 1X is just a sign of the demise of education. No one does higher math in their head any more. Or even on paper. 2 X 11 require multiplication to figure out the number of combos and a...
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