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10-17-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Maelochs

Just ride your bike. No one can answer your...

Just ride your bike.

No one can answer your question specifically because none of us know what ratios you have on your current bike or what ratios you have on your new bike.

The good part is,...
10-17-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,180
Posted By wphamilton

Why would we want our tail light to be a blinding...

Why would we want our tail light to be a blinding bright white like the headlight? That's asking to get run over.

The red reflector/filter is always going to drop the intensity some. You can get...
10-13-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,232
Posted By Danhedonia

I grew up in Lincoln and Concord, and my father's...

I grew up in Lincoln and Concord, and my father's house was on the Concord/Carlisle line. I know Lowell Rd. all too well, and these days it's impossibly sad what's become of the neighborhood:...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 988
Posted By livedarklions

Everybody's favorite restaurant name in China: ...

Everybody's favorite restaurant name in China:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x376/translateservererror_8ae7baae644ef579ef9ae19a0c6a2b49bfd8eed8.jpg
10-12-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By cxwrench

Yep, you're all correct and I made the...

Yep, you're all correct and I made the error...thanks for the clarification!
10-12-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,232
Posted By 70sSanO

In thinking about this thread... OP rides...

In thinking about this thread...

OP rides over 11,000 miles without a single post or even joining BF.

Has an issue with his carbon wheelset that is not resolved and decides it's time to get...
10-11-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By Welshboy

Ignore and cover with a vinyl decal.

Ignore and cover with a vinyl decal.
10-11-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By dsbrantjr

Never Fix A Running Piece. I'd leave it, or fill...

Never Fix A Running Piece. I'd leave it, or fill the dent with Bondo®-type stuff, and touch it up. Good chance that trying to fix it will make things worse.
10-11-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,913
Posted By DorkDisk

Just buy the bike. Its nice to have two bikes, ...

Just buy the bike. Its nice to have two bikes, or more.
10-08-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,824
Posted By BillyD

Don't worry about it, your thread is fine. It's...

Don't worry about it, your thread is fine. It's not your problem, THEY are the ones with the problem. Some guys get hung up in a thread that doesn't interest them and instead of leaving quietly they...
10-08-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By GlennR

Congrats on your 10th post. BTW... i was...

Congrats on your 10th post.

BTW... i was being sarcastic or a dick... or both ;)
10-06-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,670
Posted By Rolla

My favorite part about riding is that I get to...

My favorite part about riding is that I get to experience a version of my city that is completely unknown to 90% of the people who live here.
10-06-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,670
Posted By bblair

Even if it weren't great exercise, I'd do it...

Even if it weren't great exercise, I'd do it because it's fun. Someone described it as the closest thing to flying. Plus, you meet great people and see great places.

And, there is an unlimited...
10-06-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 899
Posted By Kapusta

Uh, no. Head angle and trail are PART of...

Uh, no.

Head angle and trail are PART of what makes up .how a bike handles.

Handling is an interactive process and setup of bars and stem affect how your inputs are translated into bike lean...
10-06-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By VernMoto

[QUOTE=indyfabz;21730456]A few years ago, during...

[QUOTE=indyfabz;21730456]A few years ago, during one of my tours out west, I stopped on a 27 mile stretch of unpaved road. I could hear no man made sounds. Not even airplanes. Only the sound of birds...
10-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,981
Posted By dedhed

Good Luck with that. I have yet to sell or buy...

Good Luck with that.
I have yet to sell or buy a bike with an original sales receipt. Heck I couldn't find the receipt if I wanted to on the bikes I have bought new and still own.
10-05-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 899
Posted By hokiefyd

I think this is just a matter of semantics. ...

I think this is just a matter of semantics. Different stems won't change the fundamental, or inherent, stability of the bike. This is observed and demonstrated with no-hands riding. The length of...
10-04-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,981
Posted By Gresp15C

The two red flags I've read about are: 1) A deal...

The two red flags I've read about are: 1) A deal too good to be true, and 2) seller with no explanation for why they have the bike, or who can't describe its particulars in a coherent fashion....
10-04-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,711
Posted By SurferRosa

I followed a gal on one of those for a few...

I followed a gal on one of those for a few minutes one day. The view was incredible.
10-03-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,711
Posted By MattTheHat

If only there were some way to search the...

If only there were some way to search the interwebs. :)

https://www.elliptigo.com/
10-03-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By JW in AK

I bet your wah pedal isn't. ;)

I bet your wah pedal isn't. ;)
10-03-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By JoeTBM

We use a junked seat post in the tube while...

We use a junked seat post in the tube while carefully tapping the ends in with a hammer. The old seat post acts as a shaping mold and helps prevent accidently distorting the tube.
10-02-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By dsbrantjr

Try building up the thickness you need with a few...

Try building up the thickness you need with a few wraps of self-fusing silicone tape.
09-30-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,273
Posted By genejockey

Thank you, oh wise one, for yet another pearl of...

Thank you, oh wise one, for yet another pearl of your own personal opinion, stated as if it were immutable law. :rolleyes:
09-30-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By GlennR

Aim for where they are, cause they won't be there...

Aim for where they are, cause they won't be there when you pass.
09-30-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By GlennR

When you say "on your left", kids and many adults...

When you say "on your left", kids and many adults turn their heads to the left to look followed by their shoulders and then the bike turns left.

Kids and dogs are unpredictable so I always slow...
09-29-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Uriahsky

Too quick

Thanks everyone. I will read up on those links and if nothing for sure comes of it I will just adapt. It I not that bad. And I have been at 250lbs, no fun there.
09-29-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By badger1

That is because they are concentrating on not...

That is because they are concentrating on not being catapulted over their bars by their disc brakes.
09-29-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By dedhed

First world problems.

First world problems.
09-29-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By subgrade

IMHO, the 1st and 2nd rules are mutually...

IMHO, the 1st and 2nd rules are mutually exclusive - I see no need for any warning if there is enough room to pass safely. (Exception would be if there are other riders in front of the rider I'm...
09-28-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,391
Posted By Unca_Sam

I locked my bike once. That was all it took....

I locked my bike once. That was all it took. Well, that and a peyote button. I touched the face of the infinite, and now I can't find the keys to the lock. It doesn't matter much though, I don't know...
09-28-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 813
Posted By Rage

I have had many bikes stolen but the one that...

I have had many bikes stolen but the one that stung the most was this fixie conversion I’d done myself for sixty five bucks and a lot of pulls out of my take-offs bin. An old Bridgestone touring...
09-27-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,213
Posted By Gary in NJ

I was a runner for 30 years. Three years ago my...

I was a runner for 30 years. Three years ago my left hip got an over use injury (aka arthritis) and last November the hip was replaced. I've been spinning as a cross-training exercise since the...
09-25-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By WT160

Why don't you ride it a while and see how you...

Why don't you ride it a while and see how you like it. The only thing that I see that I might change right off might be the saddle, but it all depends on what's comfortable for you.
09-25-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,466
Posted By pdlamb

Oookay. Did I mention I know from experience the...

Oookay. Did I mention I know from experience the speed at which my cyclometer stops registering movement while slowly climbing? When I'm going that slow, getting off and walking a few hundred yards...
09-24-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By JoeTBM

BTW, Not that it really matters but that is a...

BTW, Not that it really matters but that is a sheet rock screw
09-23-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By dscheidt

Use a cotton ball. Fluff it up, and it will...

Use a cotton ball. Fluff it up, and it will catch on whatever is sticking into the tire. Put a couple in your flat kit. They cost almost nothing, weigh nothing, take up no room. In a pinch, you...
09-22-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Outrider1

I'm not a big dummy. And stop calling me Surly.

I'm not a big dummy. And stop calling me Surly.
09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,231
Posted By vespasianus

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine...

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine posts?
09-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,231
Posted By genejockey

You also have to stop eating so much.

You also have to stop eating so much.
09-22-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,231
Posted By wgscott

Unplug the battery and try it again.

Unplug the battery and try it again.
09-22-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,843
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Of course not, even a broken clock is right once...

Of course not, even a broken clock is right once or twice a day, and platitudes from posters with an obvious financial or emotional bias might even have a ring of truth every now and then.
09-21-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By berner

All's Well That Ends Well

A few days ago my car ended up with a dead battery while parked in front of the library. Mostly my own fault as I'd left the headlights on. But the battery was old and it had crossed my mind to...
09-21-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,623
Posted By 2old

Either it's the terrain I ride (very hilly) or...

Either it's the terrain I ride (very hilly) or obtuseness, but my BBS02 doesn't feel as though it's "kicking in" or "out". Almost all the time it's the choice to ride over a Yahama- equipped Haibike,...
09-20-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By 55murray

I would replace the chain, the rusty cassette...

I would replace the chain, the rusty cassette would not bother me much, just hose it down with wd40 to darken it and keep it from rusting further.
09-19-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
Posted By genejockey

I have 4 road bikes, each of which has its own...

I have 4 road bikes, each of which has its own particular flavor, from 30 year old Italian steel with 15 year old Campy kit to brand new carbon fiber with 105 and disc brakes. I ride whichever one I...
09-18-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,088
Posted By TugaDude

I think the fact it was this persons first post...

I think the fact it was this persons first post speaks volumes.
09-17-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By mack_turtle

I've used a cassette wear gauge tool and I found...

I've used a cassette wear gauge tool and I found it to be useless. to test cassette wear:
1. install new chain
2. ride bike
if the cassette skips under the new chain and you didn't do anything...
09-17-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,322
Posted By Koyote

Money is like sex: the more someone talks about...

Money is like sex: the more someone talks about it, the less he has.
09-16-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,322
Posted By sarhog

He’s just trying to pimp his YouTube channel.

He’s just trying to pimp his YouTube channel.
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