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01-21-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
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.
01-21-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By XCridah

Hemorrhoids, who else suffers?

Okay I have searched and nobody ever mentions hemorrhoids. So I will go first. Mine are internal. Missed riding in Prescott last year because of a flare up. 🤬

Why am I telling a bunch of...
01-19-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By rydabent

That is why I say Idle back and just enjoy...

That is why I say Idle back and just enjoy cycling!!!! There are thousands faster than you.
01-17-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,993
Posted By Whitecoyote

1958 Swiss Army ...

1958 Swiss Army
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/dsc_0773_5bd6c565c26f08847e52f8c6cc9d1c0fe1b43da0.jpg...
01-13-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Darth Lefty

This is for 700c/29er but it gives you an idea of...

This is for 700c/29er but it gives you an idea of the kind of weight you might really be looking at. 1 lbm = 453.6 grams. The lightest aluminum suspension forks are about 3 lb, barely more than...
01-12-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By SlowJoeCrow

IN the early days of 29ers there were some 69...

IN the early days of 29ers there were some 69 bikes with a 29" front wheel and a 26" rear wheel but reviews were mediocre so they disappeared. The 27.5" wheel size is a better compromise then the...
01-11-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By macd55

Thank you for the sage advice

Want to give a big thank you to all on this board that have shared their experiences and advice about what to do in case you have a crash. Saturday afternoon ride ended with me hitting the side of a...
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By mstateglfr

Depends on what condition its actually in vs what...

Depends on what condition its actually in vs what condition you claim.

Does 'mint' mean original condition and never touched in 35 years or does 'mint' mean its in perfect ready to ride condition?...
01-10-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,651
Posted By SurferRosa

Fizik.

Fizik.
01-10-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,651
Posted By Wilmingtech

So much tape, so little time...

There are so many brands of tape out there and every person on this forum is going to post here telling you the tape they ride is the best tape. As long as they give some solid feedback for it...
01-10-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By GlennR

This is where I come from. This is the...

This is where I come from.

This is the engine in my 74 VW and has 46,000 miles on it.
https://i.imgur.com/jh8BCxj.jpg

And this is 22 year old paint.
https://i.imgur.com/uuOcRnw.jpg
01-09-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Sorcerer

thehammerdog let me contribute some of the...

thehammerdog let me contribute some of the conclusions I've arrived at based upon real experience.

First I think your intuition is good in making two true assessments when you wrote "heavy steel...
01-07-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By eshew

Short answer: No. Long Answer: Nope ...

Short answer: No.

Long Answer: Nope

Unless you're carrying that $800 in change in your pocket when you're racing.
01-06-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,166
Posted By Phil_gretz

I've never had even the slightest interest in...

I've never had even the slightest interest in Cannondale bikes. But I have to say that I really like the look ^ of that bike. A lot. Would ride.
01-04-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By veganbikes

Nice...Paul is good stuff and Duraacé is a fine...

Nice...Paul is good stuff and Duraacé is a fine Italian groupset which will pair nicely with this.
01-04-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Reflector Guy

Nice, I share the excitement! ...

Nice, I share the excitement!

Coincidentally, over the weekend I randomly found some Youtube videos where a guy or a couple of guys were painting an old Binachi frame, and they spent a lot of time...
01-04-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting look with the raw stays vs the celest...

Interesting look with the raw stays vs the celest main triangle.
...or are the stays partly painted?...cant tell if there is slight paint on the chainstays or if thats a reflection of some sorts. ...
01-04-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By veganbikes

I am a sucker for titanium and a sucker for...

I am a sucker for titanium and a sucker for properly painted Bianchi's. I know red was the original color but Celeste is better. I approve very much! Let's just hope you get some nice tan walls on it...
01-04-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,413
Posted By nomadmax

I ride this bike every couple weeks on my normal...

I ride this bike every couple weeks on my normal route to stay grounded on how good we have it these days.
...
01-03-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,636
Posted By Koyote

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

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta 88?
01-02-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Darth Lefty

Just an updated bike will be a big enough change

Just an updated bike will be a big enough change
01-01-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By shoota

There's no such thing as a "25mm gravel tire",...

There's no such thing as a "25mm gravel tire", that's simply too narrow. Panaracer used to make a 26mm SK but then they figured out that made no sense.
12-28-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By indyfabz

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on...

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.”—Archimedes
12-28-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By Rolla

Conventional wisdom holds that more length = more...

Conventional wisdom holds that more length = more climbing power, like swinging a sledgehammer vs a ball-peen. It also means less ground clearance when cornering, which is one reason why fixed gear...
12-26-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,787
Posted By bikemig

nlerner , I just weighed my MTBs. My late 80s...

nlerner , I just weighed my MTBs. My late 80s Stumpjumper Comp commuter with fenders, rack, and pump weighs a bit under 33 lbs. It has double butted chrome moly tubing. My 1992 Stumpjumper with...
12-26-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,626
Posted By August West

Some of the descents around here are pretty...

Some of the descents around here are pretty straight with a few gentle curves and little traffic so I tend to just let it run usually. The day I hit 59.8 mph I had battled an awful headwind all the...
12-26-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By 70sSanO

That looks like a head tube for a 1” steerer...

That looks like a head tube for a 1” steerer tube. Around the mid-90’s they went to 1-1/8”. And today just about everything is 1-1/2 tapered.

I usually hate using the term impossible, but finding...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 813,863
Posted By gravelschlub

Every time I see this bike for sale on CL and FB...

Every time I see this bike for sale on CL and FB I have to remind myself that I'm WAY too old for it.

Unless I'm mistaking it for another just like it... ...either way, I love it.
12-23-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Sorcerer

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

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12-23-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 73,683
Posted By abshipp

Picked up this frame on eBay a couple of weeks...

Picked up this frame on eBay a couple of weeks ago.

Seller said he built it in the 70s out of Columbus SL. Overall it's pretty well made, certainly comparable to any of the mid-level production...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 813,863
Posted By AJ1515

My baby. We call him Ed. ...

My baby. We call him Ed.
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12-22-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By reconnaissance

Another Stumpjumper for the old man

I just finished a re-build of an 1997 Specialized Stumpjumper 1997. Some parts came from Australia, some from local private sellers and since the local the local Specialized dealer was out of all 26”...
12-14-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,469
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I make it an experiment. (I have aero bars on my...

I make it an experiment. (I have aero bars on my road bike.)
I usually cruise around between 29-35. I'll get on my aero bars and slowly starting increasing the pace, 1kph at a time and see how long...
12-13-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 73,683
Posted By Vonruden

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell...

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell Quickbeam, Chapman cycles 650b Townie, Nagasawa special


...
12-10-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,373
Posted By wgscott

Rene Herse will release some excellent tires for...

Rene Herse will release some excellent tires for that thing pretty soon.

https://www.renehersecycles.com/introducing-the-humptulips-ridge-26-knobbies/
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,540
Posted By datlas

Who needs them when we have GCN on YouTube and...

Who needs them when we have GCN on YouTube and Bike Forums?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,540
Posted By chainwhip

+1/-1

Count one vote for "Road Bike Action".
A bit raw in presentation, which I see as a plus...last few years they have supported the gravel trend, but the staff strike me as genuine roadie enthusiasts....
12-01-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 73,683
Posted By 50voltphantom

New stem, nice weather, no agenda, and a dry...

New stem, nice weather, no agenda, and a dry creek bed.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50667967798_366b1b1988_b.jpg
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50668789137_9fb9a5bed6_b.jpg
10-09-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By Mulberry20

Sarto is a pretty elite maker. I would say it’s...

Sarto is a pretty elite maker. I would say it’s worth a pretty penny. Sarto is one of only a handful of Italian shops making carbon frames in Italy. Sarto makes extremely expensive bikes.

Email...
10-07-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New XC race bike

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New bike! It's already dirty.

Bianchi Methanol SX frame
Fox 32...
10-07-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By speedyspaghetti

These? - Wheelset...

These? - Wheelset (https://www.amazon.com/Sun-Rhyno-Lite-Rear-Wheel/dp/B0063R2A1Q#customerReviews)

Or these? Wheels...
10-05-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,356
Posted By Pop N Wood

I've seen a couple of high end, year old, full...

I've seen a couple of high end, year old, full suspension bikes go on sale for something like $500 before. The bikes usually sold within a day.

Beyond that I guess trust your gut is as good as...
09-30-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 73,683
Posted By the sci guy

my wife made me buy a new saddle bag because she...

my wife made me buy a new saddle bag because she said that one looked like a scrotum. Now I can't un-see it.
09-29-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By GreatDane84

Road Bike Action magazine. Best magazine focused...

Road Bike Action magazine. Best magazine focused on bikes and equipment.
Forum: For Sale
09-27-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By jvaliensi

Paul Components Medium Race Brakes (Pair)

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Front & Rear, recessed mount. for 47-57mm reach. Lightly used for a couple...
09-23-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,480
Posted By Mojo31

Thanks. Notice the name?

Thanks. Notice the name?
09-23-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,480
Posted By ofajen

Yeah, I was just noticing that it was a month and...

Yeah, I was just noticing that it was a month and a half since I switched back to only riding SS and I’m riding significantly longer rides and a bit faster, but I think the perfect riding temps and...
09-23-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,480
Posted By Mojo31

This is how I cope. ...

This is how I cope.

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09-20-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,002
Posted By Bend0matic

I’m riding a 26 inch hard tail with a nashbar...

I’m riding a 26 inch hard tail with a nashbar aluminum frame and free pedals the bike store gave me because a prior customer just didn’t want them anymore. No shame in what you are riding as long as...
09-17-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By nomadmax

;) But here you are King!

;)

But here you are King!
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