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08-31-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 592
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Posted By wolfchild

What people need to understand is that drop bars...

What people need to understand is that drop bars are not for everybody. There are many people including myself who don't like drop bars and have no desire to use them. Ride whatever feels good and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,586
Posted By seypat

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.
07-23-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,140
Posted By delbiker1

My most comfortable bike is not compatible with...

My most comfortable bike is not compatible with tires larger than 25 mm. It is impossible for anyone to tell someone else what the most comfortable bike is for any size tires. One can only tell you...
07-19-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,991
Posted By andrewclaus

I'm one of the guys who'd be complaining. When I...

I'm one of the guys who'd be complaining. When I work at the co-op, I look forward to mechanical challenges and working with the folks that need help with them. Sorting and stripping scrap metal is...
07-19-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,991
Posted By Retro Grouch

Negative utility. It's actually possible for...

Negative utility.

It's actually possible for something to be worth less than nothing. In this case the University has 500 bicycles that they have no use for and the bikes are taking up storage...
07-17-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,060
Posted By TenGrainBread

I have a guaranteed way for getting good: ...

I have a guaranteed way for getting good:

Quit your job and make $12/hr working at a bike shop.
07-10-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By carbohydrates

Good call, I'll try to set up a Google alert or...

Good call, I'll try to set up a Google alert or something :)

The decals on the frame are intact enough to recreate...I'm thinking I may try to get paint to match the teal and purple and tidy up...
06-23-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By rseeker

It arrived. Again, thank you so much. And nice...

It arrived. Again, thank you so much. And nice stationery (if you remember). :thumb:
06-07-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,426
Posted By indyfabz

Or think of the Engin you could buy. ...

Or think of the Engin you could buy.

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06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,426
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,114
Posted By 79pmooney

You may come to love the quicker steering. I...

You may come to love the quicker steering. I raced a bike with VERY quick steering many years ago. So quick it took a month to be comfortable, two or more to be comfortable no-hands. (For scary...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,114
Posted By rando_couche

I had to replace the original fork on my Merckx...

I had to replace the original fork on my Merckx Team SC - previous owner had put a star nut in the carbon steerer. D'oh! Replaced it with another Merckx fork with 2mm more rake (45 vs 43) and it's...
06-04-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 25,302
Posted By TimothyH

I think now would be a good time to take a deep...

I think now would be a good time to take a deep breath, pour a fresh cup of coffee and summarize what we have learned in this thread. So far we have concluded the following:




Carbon forks...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,114
Posted By Nessism

The new fork results in a steeper head angle and...

The new fork results in a steeper head angle and with more rake there is less trail. All in all pretty minor differences though. The Columbus Minimal is a quality piece and I agree with unterhausen...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-19, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,114
Posted By dsaul

Your assumption that the shorter fork will...

Your assumption that the shorter fork will slacken the HTA is in error. The shorter fork steepens the angle, so that puts #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) at...
06-01-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,841
Posted By TimothyH

There is no balance. Wife comes first.

There is no balance. Wife comes first.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,918
Posted By TiHabanero

A customer of ours that is an attorney was the...

A customer of ours that is an attorney was the victim of the unseen crack and he was gracious enough to be satisfied with a new frame. He advised us to turn down any frame inspections of this nature....
05-22-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 25,302
Posted By Kedosto

I wouldn’t touch a frame material thread with a...

I wouldn’t touch a frame material thread with a ten foot pole. I will, however, use my eleven foot pole to advance this clarification re: the seemingly ridiculous C’dale “8 lb frame” claim.
...
05-21-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 25,302
Posted By AlmostTrick

Plastic is fantastic Epoxy is the moxy ...

Plastic is fantastic

Epoxy is the moxy

Fiber is to die fer
05-21-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 25,302
Posted By MikeyMK

In the event of a nuclear war, when everything...

In the event of a nuclear war, when everything has been burnt, there will be no aluminium or carbon bikes. But a welded cro-mo steel frame will still be the same, just without it's paint.
05-04-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By fietsbob

Buy another FD. ?

Buy another FD. ?
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