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12-07-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,162
Posted By ehcoplex

While the chain-wear-vs-technique question may be...

While the chain-wear-vs-technique question may be academically interesting (and guaranteed to spark a colorful BF debate..!), the idea of altering technique to reduce chain wear (or really, wear on...
12-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,162
Posted By CAT7RDR

If Cubist Cyclist is a heavy grinder, he should...

If Cubist Cyclist is a heavy grinder, he should be more concerned about his Orthopedist expenses rather than bike chain replacements.
What happened to Cheezy? Miss his contributions.
12-07-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,162
Posted By Koyote

You should probably quit riding your bike. Then...

You should probably quit riding your bike. Then it will last forever.
12-07-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,162
Posted By seypat

Getting some real winners now. Winter must be...

Getting some real winners now. Winter must be here.
12-07-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,139
Posted By pbass

The only reason I don't still have it was I had...

The only reason I don't still have it was I had bought wrong size--I determined after riding the heck out of it for about 3 years it was too big! I do miss that bike.
12-06-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 689
Posted By jpescatore

I've been loving my Kuat for 3 years now, many...

I've been loving my Kuat for 3 years now, many long distance trips along with local travel.
12-05-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,139
Posted By pbass

I hear ya. My last MTB was a rigid ss 2015 Kona...

I hear ya. My last MTB was a rigid ss 2015 Kona Unit. I put a nice suspension fork on it at one point and it lasted about 2 weeks before it came off. Even locked out I couldn't get past the feeling...
12-04-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Russ Roth

Wife and I both run these for our gravel bikes,...

Wife and I both run these for our gravel bikes, they were the clement tires. We've done the Erie canal, the confederation trail in Prince Edward and parts of other gravel trails and dirt roads with...
12-03-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,306
Posted By NomarsGirl

I would definitely be up for an outdoor ride in...

I would definitely be up for an outdoor ride in that. The Boston suburbs, though, are a bit chilly now.
12-02-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Noonievut

Yes that may be where it ends up! I have a...

Yes that may be where it ends up! I have a relatively new groupset, brand new 42mm tires, a spare cassette, etc., which is why for now I want to use these things and not simply by a second bike...
Forum: BMX
11-30-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Flaw

Haha scooters are disgraceful but I wouldn't plan...

Haha scooters are disgraceful but I wouldn't plan on taking it anywhere outside the house. Just a fun little thing to mess around with!
11-29-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Mex High Life

Okay, it seems that it's a 1993 Pine Mountain....

Okay, it seems that it's a 1993 Pine Mountain. Thanks a heap! The factory codes don't coincide with anything in that one thread, but it's less important that what I was looking for, the model and...
11-29-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By chas58

Heck, I just built one up for winter from an old...

Heck, I just built one up for winter from an old mountain bike. What more should I want? gotta love those gorgeous Klein frames - Trek should really bring them back.
...
11-26-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Maelochs

"Better than Walmart" is what used to be called a...

"Better than Walmart" is what used to be called a back-handed compliment ......
11-25-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,552
Posted By banana jam

Enjoy the ride.

Enjoy the ride.
11-25-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By Badger6

Oh, definitely without a doubt. As I stated,...

Oh, definitely without a doubt.

As I stated, for the regular sport rider (I am squarely in this group at this point), it is a matter of weight and cost. The latter factor being the one that keeps...
11-24-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By ThermionicScott

Big +1 to this. It's a virtuous cycle, once you...

Big +1 to this. It's a virtuous cycle, once you decide that you enjoy climbing, you'll put more into it and get way better at it. You can't buy your way to being a better climber. :thumb:
11-23-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By Milk_n_whisky

ok finally got my ten posts on the forum so I can...

ok finally got my ten posts on the forum so I can post it! Absolutely love how this turned out and Iíve got ≈120 miles on it so far. Stiff frame and parts make for a lively and reactive ride for...
Forum: BMX
11-23-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Afcyclestx

Indeed a Dennis Enarson SD 2012

Thanks for your help!
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11-23-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 33,046
Posted By seanppower

Cruiser can't have suspension surelyyyy

Cruiser
can't have suspension surelyyyy
11-20-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 63,760
Posted By cyrano138

Just finished this one. It's a rattlecan job...

Just finished this one. It's a rattlecan job after a truly gruesome stuck seat post removal, but I think it turned out alright. New wheels, cranks, bars, seatpost, and pedals. Frame is a 1983(ish)...
11-20-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By cyrano138

Well. It's on there. Doesn't seem to be hurting...

Well. It's on there. Doesn't seem to be hurting anything.
11-20-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By zogster

Ah yes, that's the fella Thanks Rolla -...

Ah yes, that's the fella

Thanks Rolla - that's very helpful!
11-19-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,435
Posted By wolfchild

Dual sided pedals with one side platform and the...

Dual sided pedals with one side platform and the other spd is probably the worst thing ever invented...Just get yourself proper MTB platform pedals with pins and a pair of grippy shoes and go riding....
11-19-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By cyrano138

Thanks! I put it on the drive side and it seems...

Thanks! I put it on the drive side and it seems to have worked well.
11-19-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 550
Posted By s128

Appreciate the pics and info. I have placed an...

Appreciate the pics and info. I have placed an order for the phil tool. Once i receive and try i will update here with result. I never for one second thought I had phil, still don't since i expect...
11-17-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,676
Posted By Ironfish653

You say that like thatís a problem? :D

You say that like thatís a problem? :D
11-17-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,578
Posted By HarborBandS

Like two old socks finding each other again in...

Like two old socks finding each other again in the bottom of the drawerÖ
11-17-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,578
Posted By genejockey

If the internet existed when 6 speed freewheels...

If the internet existed when 6 speed freewheels and 126mm spacing were introduced, there would have been threads on bicycle forums about how the marketing departments were trying to get us to buy...
11-17-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,578
Posted By Maelochs

You could not possibly have crafted a more...

You could not possibly have crafted a more hilarious response. Thank you.
11-17-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,676
Posted By indyfabz

The thread now has strong competition form the...

The thread now has strong competition form the "Are they fooling us?" thread.
11-17-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,578
Posted By PeteHski

This line deserves it's own special mention as...

This line deserves it's own special mention as the most idiotic thing I've read this year.
11-17-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,578
Posted By PeteHski

Yes, you are wrong. Just because you prefer to...

Yes, you are wrong. Just because you prefer to ride old 80s and 90s tech to save money, doesn't make newer tech any less desirable to those who appreciate it. The stuff you are riding was once...
11-17-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,578
Posted By indyfabz

He is doing the same, which is why I donít get...

He is doing the same, which is why I donít get the rant.
11-16-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By Calsun

I had a bike that a friend custom made the frame...

I had a bike that a friend custom made the frame and it took him three weeks to finish it. It was a work of art and looking at it one would think it was carbon fiber and not Reynolds 531. I had...
11-15-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,676
Posted By seypat

I'm guessing they'll reveal themselves in due...

I'm guessing they'll reveal themselves in due time.
11-15-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,717
Posted By Bianchi pc

Bilenky has made some lovely cargo bikes - nice...

Bilenky has made some lovely cargo bikes - nice to see they are still getting respect.
11-15-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By Riveting

I recently let go of my first real road bike...

I recently let go of my first real road bike which wasn't that old (Trek Madone) that was getting some use as a spare roadie, on the trainer, or when my son came to visit we could ride together There...
11-15-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By Phil_gretz

So far, I have sold each and every bike that I...

So far, I have sold each and every bike that I have loved and all but five of the bikes that I have ever owned. Bicycles, like all things, simply come and go in life. In the end, you possess nothing...
11-15-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By veganbikes

I have a bike that I do ride with some frequency...

I have a bike that I do ride with some frequency that I keep wanting to get ride of and then simultaneously want to keep because it is so fun. I really want to build up a clone of the bike but with...
11-14-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,580
Posted By cyclezen

I'm wondering how I ended up having so many...

I'm wondering how I ended up having so many saddles...
Crazy thing is, my butt isn;t really all that picky about what it's perched on... as long as it's not narrower than 140...
oh... and the...
11-14-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,676
Posted By ofajen

Yeah, I just steer myself away from the obvious...

Yeah, I just steer myself away from the obvious train wrecks and it works out.

Otto
11-14-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,676
Posted By SpedFast

Don't shave your legs, wax them!! But seriously,...

Don't shave your legs, wax them!! But seriously, why is this thread in 'General Cycling Discussions'? Reads more like 'Foo'
11-14-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,676
Posted By Daniel4

When I start a new thread, I do a search in...

When I start a new thread, I do a search in Google and then the BF if there is another thread like it.

If there is an older thread discussing the same thing you want to discuss, one of two things...
11-14-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,580
Posted By sjanzeir

Not sure if this counts as a "rabbit hole" as...

Not sure if this counts as a "rabbit hole" as meant by the OP, but my rabbit hole has been... bicycle lights. Especially headlights - not only do I gotta have not one, but two headlights for (and on)...
11-14-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By dmanders

In 1976 I bought my dream bike a new Masi Gran...

In 1976 I bought my dream bike a new Masi Gran Criterium full Campy NR for $700. I rode that bike many miles with many memories. I had Brian Baylis repaint it (he told me he did the original paint...
11-13-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By Kapusta

Underwear collectors?

Underwear collectors?
11-13-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By Hasek

My Giant Rincon was the first bike I had that was...

My Giant Rincon was the first bike I had that was better than a Huffy. I rode it a decent amount however the sentimental attachment with it comes from the tie in to my once in a lifetime mutt, Queen...
11-13-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By fujidon

Here's my "too sentimental to sell" thread:...

Here's my "too sentimental to sell" thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1236140-should-i-sell.html

So I understand your mixed emotions
11-13-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,580
Posted By BobbyG

Lighting. I commuted year-round for almost 30...

Lighting. I commuted year-round for almost 30 years half the year riding home in the dark, and I was always buying lights, lighting and reflective bits for my bikes.
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