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07-14-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By devinfan

Return of the Stumpjumper

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The bike that got me into biking. About 20 years ago I fell in love with this...
07-12-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By nlerner

I grew up in Cranford, not far from where you...

I grew up in Cranford, not far from where you bought that bike. Have you contacted the police? The guy stole your bike after all.
07-11-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,009
Posted By Last ride 76

Alert: This is a load of garbage masquerading as...

Alert: This is a load of garbage masquerading as science. While it may be technically accurate to describe them as all working by "creating a caloric deficit", the way this is achieved is NOT the...
07-11-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,009
Posted By kansukee

You can easily go crazy with all the information...

You can easily go crazy with all the information out there these days. For me at least it's always been about portion control and exercising and boy do I like my desserts! I have maintained my weight...
07-10-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,516
Posted By onyerleft

I do not like the name Viathon. I do not like it!...

I do not like the name Viathon. I do not like it! I do not like it, but I don't know why.

And it's not a status thing, because I ride Motobecanes with no problem, and have even ridden a...
07-09-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HillRider

The limit on the biggest cassette you can use is...

The limit on the biggest cassette you can use is obviously defined by your rear derailleur. Most Shimano 10-speed road rds have a 30T big cog limit but will accept a 32T in most applications. Any...
07-09-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HillRider

I have four bikes, all 10-speed cassettes used...

I have four bikes, all 10-speed cassettes used with triple cranks so it certainly could be done, at least in the past.

The most suitable triple road crank was the Shimano FC-5703 105-level HTII...
07-09-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By rccardr

That crank will work fine with 10 speed, but...

That crank will work fine with 10 speed, but masi61 makes a good point about indexed FD shifting. Pretty much anything can be made to work with friction FD shifting- bar end or down tube- but...
07-09-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By masi61

I would think that running your Sugino crank in a...

I would think that running your Sugino crank in a 3 x 10 setup should not be a problem.

Are you wanting the triple front derailleur to index? Which shifters are you using? Shimano had many triple...
07-09-19, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By GamblerGORD53

My bikes were seldom less than 40 lbs. Speed was...

My bikes were seldom less than 40 lbs. Speed was never my calling.
I have been getting cramps for years also. My defailleurs were so bad, shifting was just a total bother.

I was SO glad when I...
07-08-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,564
Posted By 3alarmer

The ShelBroCo Bicycle Chain Cleaning System...

The ShelBroCo Bicycle Chain Cleaning System (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/chainclean.html)

...:)
07-07-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By iab

Most of my bikes are janky old crap. Many in C&V...

Most of my bikes are janky old crap. Many in C&V ask why I don't restore them. Different strokes for different folks. I see tri-guys in a most uncomfortable position grinding miles. I don't get...
07-07-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By smontanaro

Here are my bookmarked decal peeps: Gus...

Here are my bookmarked decal peeps:

Gus Salmon - ussalmon@gmail.com (think he's got a FB page too, but I don't do FB)
Greg Softley (Cyclomondo) (http://cyclomondo.net/)
H Lloyd Cycles...
07-05-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,032
Posted By cudak888

Work. Money. -Kurt

Work. Money.

-Kurt
07-04-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,433
Posted By wolfchild

Leg shaving is a feminine trait. Real men don't...

Leg shaving is a feminine trait. Real men don't shave their legs.
07-03-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,137
Posted By P!N20

As long as you wear Argyle socks while riding it,...

As long as you wear Argyle socks while riding it, you should be fine.
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,547
Posted By DropBarFan

Yellowjacket nests can be small & hard to spot....

Yellowjacket nests can be small & hard to spot. Sometimes they do a light sting & other times full suicidal force, quite unpredictable. South is seeing more Super Nests...
Forum: Touring
07-01-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,547
Posted By indyfabz

Got a glancing sting in my chest scar from heart...

Got a glancing sting in my chest scar from heart surgery.

Also, one just missed my man parts while I was descending into Watkins Glenn. Again, the stinger didn't stay in.
06-30-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,924
Posted By jackbombay

Truing wheels is my favorite, assuming they'll...

Truing wheels is my favorite, assuming they'll come back decently. laser straight and round wheels are magic!

Least favorite? Any job I don't have the tool to do...
06-29-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By Bikerider007

Too many bikes out there to ride bikes with...

Too many bikes out there to ride bikes with dents. Especially in this soft market.
Forum: Touring
06-24-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,547
Posted By Happy Feet

Imagine what the bee went through!

Imagine what the bee went through!
Forum: Touring
06-23-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,173
Posted By sdn40

Thanks for all the comments thus far. I've read...

Thanks for all the comments thus far. I've read every word. I'm a researcher and like to have a handle on things before moving forward, and then move forward with a purpose and reason. Coming from a...
06-21-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By simmonsgc

Here's one that passed through my hands a while...

Here's one that passed through my hands a while back. I liked the centerpulls and the chrome socks, and it had a really smooth ride. It was a touch small for me, so it moved along to a happy new...
06-21-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By greg3rd48

This is an '81 Royale that I cleaned up for my...

This is an '81 Royale that I cleaned up for my brother a while back. There have since been other minor changes made to the bike (better saddle, new bar tape, other pedals) but this was its initial...
06-19-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,924
Posted By speedevil

Really Dislike: 1. removing powdercoat so...

Really Dislike:

1. removing powdercoat so the frame can be painted

Dislike:

1. removing a stuck stem/seatpost
2. trying to replicate saddle position - I never seem to get it right the first...
06-16-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,145
Posted By wgscott

For a moment I thought you were asking me not to...

For a moment I thought you were asking me not to don a trench-coat.
06-15-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By The Golden Boy

Of course it's possible- dozens, if not HUNDREDS...

Of course it's possible- dozens, if not HUNDREDS of people have done this with this particular bike, and hundreds if not THOUSANDS have done it with similar frames.

If it doesn't work with the...
06-06-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,111
Posted By robertorolfo

What We All Knew...

These old bikes still have what it takes. I'm definitely not here to brag, and I won't get into the details (see the racing forum instead), but suffice to say that in a (Giant) sea of carbon fiber...
06-04-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,016
Posted By cudak888

Your area sounds like it's full of - how shall I...

Your area sounds like it's full of - how shall I put this? - interesting buyers.

In all fairness though, you're opening yourself up to recurring irritation and annoyance by meeting folks in other...
Forum: Touring
06-01-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sjtaylor

I regeared my touring bike tonight. Put an 11/34...

I regeared my touring bike tonight. Put an 11/34 in back and 42/32/22 in front. I discovered the Topeka water bottle cage was interfering with the FD travel. I shortened the chain like the Park Tool...
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,042
Posted By djb

hey buddy, get your story straight, it aint...

hey buddy, get your story straight, it aint aluminum, its titanium.....sheesh.
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,042
Posted By alan s

I was able to squeeze 40s and fenders on this...

I was able to squeeze 40s and fenders on this bike, for comparison.
...
05-29-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,081
Posted By BobbyG

"Felliniers" (pronounced...

"Felliniers" (pronounced 'feh-LINN-ee-yurs').
Forum: Touring
05-28-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,571
Posted By Hutchy

you can't be guilt tripped if you don't feel...

you can't be guilt tripped if you don't feel guilty
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Posted By djb

in the last couple of years, I've laughed a few...

in the last couple of years, I've laughed a few times because I have had my many, many decades old cotton bandana from my teenage days in the bottom of my handlebar bag, and I've only ever used it...
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Walmart lens wipes. Works good.

Walmart lens wipes. Works good.
Forum: Touring
05-24-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,571
Posted By 3speed

^ Eh. If you're taking a natural evolution...

^ Eh. If you're taking a natural evolution standpoint, you're basically talking about a paleo sort of diet, and cutting out all of the artificial crap. And that diet is pretty much what science says...
Forum: Touring
05-24-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,571
Posted By mtb_addict

Vegan is a bad idea. Picking and choosing what...

Vegan is a bad idea. Picking and choosing what you can and cannot eat, is not natural. Human evolved millions of years eating all kinds of stuff, whatever you can get our hands on. It's the way we...
05-21-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,016
Posted By iab

No is an acceptable answer instead of pent up...

No is an acceptable answer instead of pent up rage. It makes for better health.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,571
Posted By BigAura

Your dog doesn't sleep with one-eye-open.

Your dog doesn't sleep with one-eye-open.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,011
Posted By gerryl

Not for me. There comes a point where you can't...

Not for me. There comes a point where you can't be scared of everything.
I remember seeing a woman rider once who seemed to have more lights on her bike than tractor trailer, was herself decked out...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,011
Posted By indyfabz

I always try to use my noodle when cycling.

I always try to use my noodle when cycling.
Forum: Touring
05-16-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 901
Posted By cyccommute

The fact that a 2.125 was sufficient for mountain...

The fact that a 2.125 was sufficient for mountain biking for about most of the last 40 years should tell you something. Honestly, a 2" tire should handle the job as long as the tread is capable. A...
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 901
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I think it depends in part on how much weight you...

I think it depends in part on how much weight you plan to carry and how you really define off road. Also, do you plan to have fenders on the bike or not, as fenders can cut down on tire size with...
Forum: Touring
05-14-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,818
Posted By wgscott

Just stop shaving the leg hair.

Just stop shaving the leg hair.
05-10-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 80,473
Posted By markwesti

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Forum: Touring
05-09-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By jpescatore

Hosted Touring Cyclists

My wife and I hosted Janet and Stephen Rickey, about 7300 miles into their "no end in sight" ride that started in Seattle, went down to San Diego, then over to Key West FL and now up the East Coast....
Forum: Touring
04-20-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By djb

I believe mine is a 97, and they had gone...

I believe mine is a 97, and they had gone aluminium at that point. Pretty stiff slash harsh rear end, but because of that it's rather composed with a heavy rear load.
I debated using it for my...
07-17-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,698
Posted By revcp

I'll probably send a dozen or so with him. I'll...

I'll probably send a dozen or so with him. I'll also tell him that if something happens to the bike, something happens to the bike. He's the kind of kid who would take it hard and feel personally...
11-02-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,650
Posted By mkeller234

DIY saddle bag quick release

I wanted an easy way to move my saddle bag from bike to bike. I also wanted a quick way to remove the bag when my bike is locked up in public. I saw Nitto made a QR system but it is very expensive....
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