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03-15-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Camilo

OH, OH. I guess you didn't do any search for...

OH, OH. I guess you didn't do any search for "headphones", "ear buds" or such. I haven't read past your first post, so don't know how long it will take. But I predict that within 3 replies, some...
03-15-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By indyfabz

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing...

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing and hum of insects and the screeching and chirping of birds.

A few years ago I stopped here for a while to listen to the splendor of no made made...
03-15-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By Riveting

A single Bluetooth ear bud in the curb side ear,...

A single Bluetooth ear bud in the curb side ear, on 100% of my solo rides and commutes: podcasts, talk radio, music, Howard Stern. But nothing if on a group ride.
03-15-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By rydabent

IMO listening to music and cycling should be two...

IMO listening to music and cycling should be two different activities, and should never be mixed. To be safe while cycling you need common sense, sight, and SOUND to remain safe.
03-15-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By John_V

Another vote for bone conducting headphones....

Another vote for bone conducting headphones. They're like driving in your car with the radio on. You hear the music and everything else around you, And unlike riding with speakers,you don't force...
03-15-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By Rides4Beer

Aftershokz headphones, can still hear everything...

Aftershokz headphones, can still hear everything around me (and most importantly when my Varia beeps signaling a car behind me), and have some tunes to enjoy. :thumb:
03-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By 55murray

The sound of your tires on chip seal. The spring...

The sound of your tires on chip seal. The spring peepers just getting started on that marsh off the road. The whistle of the wind though your frame you only hear deep in the drops as you ride into...
03-15-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By MattTheHat

I ride with BT earbuds. I don’t feel there’s a...

I ride with BT earbuds. I don’t feel there’s a safety issue.
03-15-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By Koyote

Itís bad enough that people have to see me in...

Itís bad enough that people have to see me in LycraÖ Iím not going to add insult to injury by inflicting my musical preferences on them.
03-15-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By Melvang

I use a BT speaker in my bottle cage.

I use a BT speaker in my bottle cage.
03-15-21, 05:35 AM
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Posted By MrWasabi

I have this BT neckband: ...

I have this BT neckband:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08BKZTZNT/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I also have a water bottle size BT speaker I put in the cage at times.
03-15-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,947
Posted By atwl77

Bone conducting headphones, like the Aftershokz...

Bone conducting headphones, like the Aftershokz headphones.

Or maybe that (arguably fugly) Bose Tempo glasses.
08-10-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Dirt Farmer

User T-Mar in the Classic & Vintage forum can...

User T-Mar in the Classic & Vintage forum can tell you the years, months, and days they were made.
08-10-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By jlmonte

Also, In th, Excel Sports catalogues offered the...

Also, In th, Excel Sports catalogues offered the GP4, by the 1999 season the rim was no longer available.
...
08-10-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jlmonte

I have seen this version of GP4 tubular rims in a...

I have seen this version of GP4 tubular rims in a 1990/1991 Mavic Catalogue. There were earlier versions with a red Mavis label in a 1984/1985 catalogue.

MAVIC Trade Catalogue 90/91 - page 6...
08-03-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By tcarl

I've been using Tufo tape for years with both...

I've been using Tufo tape for years with both Tufo and Continental brand tires - haven't tried it with any other brands. It holds the tires on so tightly that it's nearly impossible to get them off -...
08-03-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By hrdknox1

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that...

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that it is difficult to get the tire off. For this reason I have bought Effetto Mariposa Carogna tape. I haven’t had to use it, but heard it makes...
08-03-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By fietsbob

glue though messier and a more time consuming...

glue though messier and a more time consuming job to do is sticking better..

tape is certainly more convenient IDK if mounting a spare tire on the road will stick as well as the fresh tape &...
08-03-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By mackgoo

I use tape. I've been using tape for 20 years...

I use tape. I've been using tape for 20 years now. I will say the Tufo tape really holds and does make it difficult to change. No rolling the tire with the thumbs. it takes a good 15 minutes if not...
08-03-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By Germany_chris

I've used both tape and glue neither have let me...

I've used both tape and glue neither have let me down.
08-03-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By ofajen

Thatís what IĎve always used, and Iíd tend to...

Thatís what IĎve always used, and Iíd tend to agree that you want to know how to deal with this on the road!

Otto
08-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By trailangel

I use Tubasti. Best thing to do is mount them...

I use Tubasti.
Best thing to do is mount them yourself, so when you flat out on the road you know how to deal with it.
When I use Tubasti I can change a flat tire myself faster than someone can put...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If I could go back in time, my favorite (now...

If I could go back in time, my favorite (now retro) road shoe were my old LOOK shoes. I don't recall the model, but at the time I think I was obsessed with the color scheme. I'd like to see a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By KenCT

Borderline retro maybe, I still have these...

Borderline retro maybe, I still have these Northwaves from about 20 years ago. Look cleats and the coloring matched my Cannondale R-1000.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By woodcraft

I set up a bike for a buddy- '90s road bike. ...

I set up a bike for a buddy- '90s road bike.

Found some shoes/pedal similar to those in a free box and put them on his bike.

Not sure if they're still in use, but probably.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By seypat

I don't know if the look was cycling retro, but...

I don't know if the look was cycling retro, but the shoes Bryan Coquard was wearing in the 2016 TDF were definitely general retro looking.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By noodle soup

In 87 I'd already been using Look Delta clipless...

In 87 I'd already been using Look Delta clipless pedals for over a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. My fist pair was this, or something close...

Yep. My fist pair was this, or something close thereto:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By noodle soup

and they lace up.

and they lace up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By indyfabz

Sorry, but old school is more like shoes with...

Sorry, but old school is more like shoes with plastic cleats for toe clip pedals, not clipless pedals.
06-01-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Miele Man

Another way to get another bottle mount onto a...

Another way to get another bottle mount onto a bicycle on the seattube is to install a couple of Rivnuts or similar things. They look a lot like a pop-rivet but without the metal rod in the rivet...
06-01-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By vane171

I thought braze-ons in the early days used to be...

I thought braze-ons in the early days used to be only on the DT because drinking wasn't taken that seriously. Sort of like if you watch pro tenis from those early years, players didn't have towels to...
06-01-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By rollagain

If you're looking, here are a couple: ...

If you're looking, here are a couple:

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners (http://www.twofish.biz/bike.html)
06-01-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Miele Man

If you want a better idea as to what it is you...

If you want a better idea as to what it is you can ask over on Classic & Vintage. Images taken from the drive side and of the components, plus knowing the diameter of the seatpost really help people...
06-01-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By philbob57

IDK ... I would read that to mean your bike is...

IDK ... I would read that to mean your bike is likely not to be early to mid '70s. It was later that braze-ons became common. Those (early-mid-'70s) were bike boom years, when factories needed to get...
06-01-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By 79pmooney

I think I saw an umbrella clip on the Zephal...

I think I saw an umbrella clip on the Zephal website the other day. Try the source. (A lot of the good French stuff was and is made long after the US market goes elsewhere.)
06-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By 79pmooney

Up to the early/mid '70s, few bikes had braze-on...

Up to the early/mid '70s, few bikes had braze-on cage bosses and only on the DT. (There were exceptions with SR bosses, but not many.) From there to the early '80s, almost all (higher end) bikes...
06-01-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By JohnDThompson

The seat tube on small frames may be too short to...

The seat tube on small frames may be too short to hold a water bottle. This is exacerbated by modern, sloping top tube designs that result in a short seat tube.

If not, you can use clamps to...
06-01-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ogsarg

Maybe they were leaving space for a frame pump.

Maybe they were leaving space for a frame pump.
06-01-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By BNSF

Once upon a time, there weren't any mounts on...

Once upon a time, there weren't any mounts on bikes. We had to improvise.

I think I had one which mounted with metal straps.
06-01-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Koyote

It means you shouldn't go for a long ride on a...

It means you shouldn't go for a long ride on a hot day.
05-12-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Charliekeet

Agree with SalsaShark - donít do it. Make sure &...

Agree with SalsaShark - donít do it. Make sure & get the right size. Better to wait now and save yourself periodic hassle from now on.
(Itís .2 difference, not .02) :)
05-12-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By SalsaShark

Get the correct post size. If it is too big, it...

Get the correct post size. If it is too big, it will not work at all. Too small, it can be shimmed, but if you are buying one anyway, so just get the correct size. While it doesn't sound like much,...
05-05-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Best gear calc web site ever... BikeCalc.com -...

Best gear calc web site ever...
BikeCalc.com - Bicycle Gear Speed Chart (http://www.bikecalc.com/gear_speed)
05-04-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By tcarl

Would this be a good combination? Well, it's...

Would this be a good combination? Well, it's perfect for me, but I'm a fairly strong rider who rides in relatively flat terrain.
05-04-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By canklecat

If you're younger and strong, sure. That's a...

If you're younger and strong, sure. That's a typical old school gear combo.

Over the years I've made a few changes to my '89 steel road bike to accommodate age and loss of power:

The original...
05-04-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By veganbikes

Or replace parts. Get an old XT derailleur and...

Or replace parts. Get an old XT derailleur and run a wider range cassette (or freewheel) or swap cranks to something compact. If you love the bike make it work for you. If you are trying to keep it...
05-04-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By veganbikes

Best answer: Maybe? It is not a great ratio for...

Best answer: Maybe? It is not a great ratio for hills for average riders but those who can climb they could do it I am sure. Granted with older parts running wider ranges can be tough on a 130bcd...
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