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05-20-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Bang0Bang00

I do live in a bike city, some maybe I could...

I do live in a bike city, some maybe I could shoot for $200... but the parts alone make it pointless. It'll cost more to replace, wheels, treads, etc.

Interesting comments about the seat post. As...
05-15-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Ah, that bluebook is helpful! Brutal...

Ah, that bluebook is helpful!

Brutal honesty, thanks all, it's probably what I needed to hear.

Cheers.
05-15-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Bang0Bang00

What's a fair price for this? 2007 Langster, shined and ready to ride!

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/824x538/img1538029503402_c16ee176981743fceb2af524e33d8d3c6880b550_375ac9801cd7dcd52bdb33ff93cb3540f0951d46.jpg...
Replies: 5,580
Views: 494,376
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Re track straps

Has anyone tried the Ynot brand straps on the track?

They're pretty beefy compared to most pictured. I just love them for street and am curious if they'd transfer... presumably with the zap strap...
09-28-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 72,724
Posted By Bang0Bang00

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1054x1347/smartselectimage_2018_09_28_15_08_11_39e1eb0ad47518f3de2f0f0a31ef0ccf3e6d5e51.png


Here's the model. I haven't checked Amazon.
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Replies: 5,580
Views: 494,376
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Two beginner questions: 1. Are there gear inch...

Two beginner questions:
1. Are there gear inch limits in beginner level races?
2. What kind of cadence is required to be competitive on a 48x17 gearing

I'm considering what front chaining I may...
09-27-18, 11:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,526
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Sorry, Dennis, I was addressing the original...

Sorry, Dennis, I was addressing the original poster. Hence the female oriented gist of the post.
09-27-18, 11:17 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 72,724
Posted By Bang0Bang00

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20180924_161257_3b4988acb38975d94bd331a7fdf026005016a498.jpg...
09-27-18, 03:26 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 72,724
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Old red. 2007 Specialized Langster I bought in...

Old red. 2007 Specialized Langster I bought in 2014, put some work into, and she's still rocking 11 years...
09-27-18, 03:08 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,772
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Today I finally have a picture to show of the...

Today I finally have a picture to show of the ride I replaced the front wheel on after a couple of years hiatus.

Getting back in the cycle commuting saddle and I'm felling it... though it's not...
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Bang0Bang00

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Okay, after a couple of quick Google's, I'm thinking getting the saddle...
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Bang0Bang00

There must be a way! As a staunch ally and...

There must be a way!

As a staunch ally and feminist, the penis-centric world we live in can be maddening. Cycling, sports, at times even science seem no exception. But there must be a way to keep...
09-27-18, 02:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,526
Posted By Bang0Bang00

+1 to that. I'd add; if you're talking...

+1 to that.

I'd add; if you're talking about getting your first serious bike, it might be time to go for your first serious bike fit.

My wife and I are having the same conversation.

Given...
09-27-18, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,954
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Those hex-tubes look awesome! link to the...

Those hex-tubes look awesome!

link to the database/ more pretty pictures?
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By Bang0Bang00

The time, money, and thought look like they're...

The time, money, and thought look like they're paying off!

It's an impressive build!

If you're having soft breaking, have you tried Salmon coloured pads? I'm not sure if they'd help or not. ...
09-27-18, 01:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,578
Posted By Bang0Bang00

This conversation got interesting fast!

This conversation got interesting fast!
Forum: Foo
09-27-18, 12:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By Bang0Bang00

hahahahaha! True. +1 Thread...

hahahahaha!
True.


+1


Thread winner right here.
09-27-18, 12:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Hey Ryan, What did you end up deciding? ...

Hey Ryan,

What did you end up deciding?

Have you checked out the velodrome?

FWIW, you inspired me to get back cycle commuting. Our rides are incredibly similar. You can see for yourself...
Replies: 4
Views: 3,573
Posted By Bang0Bang00

That Tadpole bike is genius! Way more leverage...

That Tadpole bike is genius! Way more leverage than usual hand cycles. It's like an upper body bike! Seems like a rowing motion.

I want one! Add some pedals and get a full body work out commute....
09-13-18, 11:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,484
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Stay safe, peoples!

Stay safe, peoples!
09-13-18, 11:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,578
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Yes, there is a level of personal responsibility,...

Yes, there is a level of personal responsibility, but the "Opioid Crisis" has pretty huge legal and health implications.

People are literally dying everyday, as a direct cause of opioid overdoses,...
Forum: Foo
09-13-18, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By Bang0Bang00

The only good thing I can say about Beats, they...

The only good thing I can say about Beats, they got people talking and spending money on high end headphones... at a time when people were downloading sh*t resolution MP3's. That's some marketing...
09-13-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bang0Bang00

See, I don't consider long on-topic posts as an...

See, I don't consider long on-topic posts as an issue. Unrelated banter on the other hand, not so helpful.



I remember riding everywhere and being sub 200. I hope to get back there some day - I...
09-12-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Dear lord, people live to argue on this site. ...

Dear lord, people live to argue on this site.

Not a criticism, just an observation.

I too am curious about what spoke count/cross you're thinking? Maybe weight and height while we're at it?...
09-12-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,650
Posted By Bang0Bang00

+1

+1
09-10-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Ryan, What's your crank arm length? Do you...

Ryan,

What's your crank arm length?
Do you live in a flat or hilly area?
Do you skid your rear wheel for breaking?
Are you aware of the benefits of prime number cogs on the rear (13,17,19) ,...
Forum: Touring
09-10-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bang0Bang00

$26 go pro

Mind blowing value - sharing the original post:

For anyone who's been on the fence about trying action cameras, I've got a worthwhile one for you that's cheap enough to be well below most people's...
09-09-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 7,355
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Good! And this is where you lost me....

Good!



And this is where you lost me. Mountain biking or road, to think you have any say in what's going to happen when **** hits the fan is laughable. A helmet is the last line of defense when...
Forum: Touring
09-06-18, 01:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Don't worry, I got you bro.

Don't worry, I got you bro.
09-06-18, 01:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,650
Posted By Bang0Bang00

More women should be nurtured into typical "male"...

More women should be nurtured into typical "male" hobbies and sports in general. I like the posts that suggest getting the wife a new bike, assuming she's into it. I imagine a number of the wives on...
09-06-18, 01:06 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 7,355
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Some food for thought

The left-hook skinny commuter bike accident - in some cities, being injured avoiding a car making a dangerous action, even without physically touching the car at fault, is still a legal and claimable...
08-28-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 7,355
Posted By Bang0Bang00

You'd think think it would be a bird or something...

You'd think think it would be a bird or something thrown from a vehicle, right?

Nope. Actually this path is nowhere near a roadway. There are some birds in the general area, however not a lot of...
08-28-18, 12:56 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 7,355
Posted By Bang0Bang00

True story: Riding a separated waterfront...

True story:

Riding a separated waterfront bike path, a cyclist collided with an object and fell onto the rocky waterfront that bordered the cycle path. The cyclist later died from injuries.
...
Forum: Touring
08-27-18, 10:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Great work! This is proof skill, a good...

Great work!

This is proof skill, a good tool, and film can equal magic.

I'd love too see your "bad" photos, especially if you're shooting 35mm film.

From a technical perspective, nothing...
08-27-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 862
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Wow! Next level experience! You must have been...

Wow! Next level experience! You must have been riding clipless for a while to notice this on a non-fixed gear.

I'd love to see your take on the Ynots, if you've ridden them. One sneaky comfort...
Forum: Touring
08-23-18, 01:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Good info, Erik! Now I'm curious what the...

Good info, Erik!

Now I'm curious what the current weather resistant/ tough mirrorless (or similar) is. Guess it's back to dpreview.com for me.

On one hand, there are some solid bang for buck...
Forum: Foo
08-23-18, 01:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,851
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Wow! Some good honest discussion going on here....

Wow! Some good honest discussion going on here. Good job!

If you're afraid of looking at old posts, you have a problem.

Just because I've put on some weight, doesn't mean I stop looking in the...
08-23-18, 01:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,650
Posted By Bang0Bang00

I like that this question was posed in the...

I like that this question was posed in the context of a marriage.

I sense a disparity theme in the want vs need categories. Having one mountain bike, enables mountain biking. Having two mountain...
08-23-18, 12:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bang0Bang00

This guy's got a good approach: ...

This guy's got a good approach:
https://youtu.be/tBLPb0LzQnA

cameras, Helmets, lights, neon, head on a swivel, bike paths, bike lanes, alternate routes, life and health insurance, hugs and kisses...
Forum: Touring
08-23-18, 12:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Looks insanely high build quality at a reasonable...

Looks insanely high build quality at a reasonable price. How does it do against the Sony RX100 series?

My only criticism is the F2.8. It's good, but I feel like they might have been able to push...
Forum: Touring
08-22-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Mmm, yes. The troll game is strong and funny with...

Mmm, yes. The troll game is strong and funny with this one.

Seriously though - Cellphones, Go Pro, Go Pro Session, something cheap from eBay. Nikon makes a $110 waterproof point and shoot.

If...
08-22-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 862
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Yup, a nice and affordable way to get a taste...

Yup, a nice and affordable way to get a taste tester. Just be careful. If you go with the plastic toe clips and put down any serious power, they can warp and pull off the screws that attach them to...
08-22-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,758
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Yeah, but clean coal is the future! The FUTURE! I...

Yeah, but clean coal is the future! The FUTURE! I tells ya!
08-22-18, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,695
Posted By Bang0Bang00

bhdavis1978 What did you decide? How did it go?

bhdavis1978 What did you decide? How did it go?
08-22-18, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Bang0Bang00

How did it go?

How did it go?
Forum: Introductions
08-22-18, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Hey there! Welcome!

Hey there! Welcome!
08-22-18, 03:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,758
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Pffft! This is a great idea! 49cc scooters are...

Pffft! This is a great idea! 49cc scooters are way too practical, along with ebikes that qualify.

I've got a small coal burning oven. Where can we fit this in?
08-22-18, 03:00 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,587
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Ahh $hit. You got me! I foolishly read everything...

Ahh $hit. You got me! I foolishly read everything before that last line.

I'll try to remember to skip over everything you write next time, and focus on the last sentence as to best comprehend your...
Forum: Foo
08-22-18, 02:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,851
Posted By Bang0Bang00

Ahhh hahahahaha! I tried to leave a post that was...

Ahhh hahahahaha! I tried to leave a post that was 0% my own writing, get it? And then this happened:...
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