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Posted By treebound

I started working on the bike a little last night...

I started working on the bike a little last night since I’ve decided to keep it for now. I got the front derailleur unstuck and moving a little, should be okay once I get it cleaned up and lubed.
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11-24-21, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Velo Mule

Is that a "fluted" seat post???

Is that a "fluted" seat post???
11-21-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,834
Posted By njkayaker

Maybe, they did; maybe, the didn't. What did they...

Maybe, they did; maybe, the didn't. What did they offer you?

No one is going to pay you too close to $15k since they'd much prefer an actual new bike. Unless, there's somebody who doesn't want to...
11-21-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,834
Posted By Bald Paul

You are one lucky.... well, you know. :) So...

You are one lucky.... well, you know. :)

So what if the bike is beyond your capabilities? Do you think everyone that owns a Ferrari has a Formula One driver's skill? I have a full carbon fiber...
11-21-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,834
Posted By PeteHski

I'm really surprised that the shop that built the...

I'm really surprised that the shop that built the bike up for you isn't interested in selling it on. With stock shortages this should sell instantly to a serious racer with a modest discount over...
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By Insidious C.

Don't forget to re-route the chain correctly...

Don't forget to re-route the chain correctly through the RD before your first ride!
Forum: Foo
11-16-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By majmt

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-08-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By Bulette

Felony charges. ...

Felony charges.

https://www.bikelaw.com/2021/11/felo...jhoQYFdxaaf0nM...
11-01-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,671
Views: 284,986
Posted By PilotFishBob

A little off-topic but I have a feeling my fellow...

A little off-topic but I have a feeling my fellow cat-loving cyclists will like this....
10-31-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By speedy25

With no keys it may be stolen. Same with no...

With no keys it may be stolen.
Same with no charger.
Paying a locksmith to pick the lock and make you a new key is the most cost effective. Drilling to lock is another option for battery removal,...
10-30-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I think you may be in luck. Shimano 11 speed road...

I think you may be in luck. Shimano 11 speed road cassettes with a 34 tooth cog are made to fit 8/9/10 speed hub
10-29-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New "Vintage" Colnago

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After a 14 month wait, my 56cm Colnago Master has arrived from Italy! Too...
10-29-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By obrentharris

Flag your own post. (The red button to the left)...

Flag your own post. (The red button to the left) to alert the mod's.
Brent
Forum: Commuting
10-26-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 48,476
Posted By curbtender

Not mine, but fits here... ...

Not mine, but fits here...
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10-24-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By machinist42

A Rabbit Hole

Shimano Freehub spare parts
$50Listed 8 weeks ago in Troy, MI (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/113699971977047/)Details

Condition
Used - Good
Brand
Shimano

Vintage shimano free hub...
10-24-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

And then file off the tab

And then file off the tab
10-24-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By Jeff Wills

What, the toothed washer that's spun on the...

What, the toothed washer that's spun on the steerer tube? That happened on nearly all the bikes I worked on BITD. Cheap bikes, thin headset washers, and loose tolerances made this a given.

SOP...
10-24-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By RGMN

Did you check if a 9/64" hex key fit?

Did you check if a 9/64" hex key fit?
10-20-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,228
Posted By Bald Paul

There would probably be more outrage had it been...

There would probably be more outrage had it been a young mother pushing her child in a stroller.

Some people, no matter what age, just shouldn't be driving.

80 Year Old Woman Fails Driving...
10-18-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By Thruhiker

First thing this morning I received an email from...

First thing this morning I received an email from VO and they put a new hub in the mail. What a great company! I'm still riding with the rim missing 2 spokes. There is only a slight wobble and I'm...
10-17-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,762
Posted By Bmach

The marked area to the left of the parked cars is...

The marked area to the left of the parked cars is a buffer zone. Cyclists are not supposed to be there because it is a buffer zone to protect cyclists from being DOORED! You have to look at the whole...
10-12-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,178
Posted By cxwrench

That frame has been repaired. Depending on who...

That frame has been repaired. Depending on who repaired it it should be very strong. If the seller didn't inform you about the damage/repair I wouldn't buy it.
10-11-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,762
Posted By UniChris

You're making a guess unsupported by any evidence...

You're making a guess unsupported by any evidence about what happened before either came in frame. It's possible the SUV passed the cyclist quite a while ago, or just enough out of frame that they...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,863
Posted By linberl

Bike Friday Pocket Rockets have been the standard...

Bike Friday Pocket Rockets have been the standard for quality 20" folders for many years. Warm Planet in SF is a BF resource. Lots of BF owners here in the Bay as well....
10-06-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,762
Posted By mdarnton

This definitely is not a case of someone...

This definitely is not a case of someone "randomly" opening a door in traffic. It's a case of a car pulling over. That's about as good of a clue as you are ever going to get that the next thing to...
10-04-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,733
Posted By Iride01

Some cruiser style bikes will let you have a...

Some cruiser style bikes will let you have a proper enough saddle height and still put both feet on the ground. Saddle height IMO is more critical as the seat tube angle get up near and into the road...
09-30-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By ThermionicScott

I'm not an expert on these things, but perhaps...

I'm not an expert on these things, but perhaps expanding your search to wheelbarrow bearings might help you find some replacements... I was Googling idly and saw a few that looked very similar. ...
09-29-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I would not be worried about the ability for the...

I would not be worried about the ability for the hubs/bearings to hold up during your tour. There are many thousands of these types of trailers being used every day with no bearing issues. If this is...
09-27-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By JW Fas

The disciplinary challenge here is two-fold. On...

The disciplinary challenge here is two-fold. On one hand the 16-year-old needs to be punished for his actions. On the other hand, his parents bear responsibility for not raising him properly.
My...
09-26-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,321
Posted By ThermionicScott

Keep practicing taking the tires off and...

Keep practicing taking the tires off and reinstalling them in the comfort of your living room until it is second-nature. Then they won't phase you when you flat in the rain.

I don't ride any...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 638
Posted By EJ123

Good call about the glue running everywhere....

Good call about the glue running everywhere. You're not going to believe this but since the other frame mount bolt was able to be removed and that the frame was spinnable I thought, hmm, if I apply...
Forum: Touring
09-22-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,075
Posted By Oakman

A Debit card sounds good. ​​​​

A Debit card sounds good.

​​​​
Forum: Foo
09-16-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By Hondo Gravel

She is still a little sore I think but otherwise...

She is still a little sore I think but otherwise she is back to mousing. Head wound is healing very well.
...
09-14-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 679
Posted By rumrunn6

got a photo?

got a photo?
09-14-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By BlazingPedals

If you can't bring them into the house or garage,...

If you can't bring them into the house or garage, the next best option would be a bike shed. A locker would be an option for one or two, but not for "a lot" of bikes.
09-04-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By T-Mar

On the pictured Mikado, it is a spare spoke...

On the pictured Mikado, it is a spare spoke holder., as suggested by SJX426. The Mikado brand consisted primarily of grand touring models and this was a common feature on them. The front braze-on...
09-03-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By tyrion

For Rohloff push-me pull-you shifting?

For Rohloff push-me pull-you shifting?
08-25-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By cuevélo

Two chainwhips. Uniglide. ...

Two chainwhips. Uniglide.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/k7.html#uniglide
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,220
Posted By bruce19

Let me offer my experience and a theoretical...

Let me offer my experience and a theoretical answer. On July 24, 2013 I was riding in a group at about 16 mph. It was a flat with a right turn coming up. I was braking lightly with my left hand...
08-20-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,287
Posted By cyccommute

I have never been a big fan of trailer bikes and...

I have never been a big fan of trailer bikes and I’m less so after seeing a little girl fall off one when her mom turned a corner and she didn’t. A better (and safer) alternative is the Weehoo. Not...
08-15-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,362
Posted By cxwrench

It's on both sides...the same? It's not...

It's on both sides...the same? It's not structural, I've seen this hundreds of times. I used to have an Trekbikes.com email address so I have a little experience with it. It's the paint getting...
08-15-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By daniell

reassembly Complete! I did 20 miles on my road...

reassembly Complete!
I did 20 miles on my road bike. It cleared my head and finally did it. I think that the problem was getting the last cog seated properly.
08-09-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By SurferRosa

Apparently, fear is keeping my one and a half...

Apparently, fear is keeping my one and a half year old nephew from straddling his balance bike, but he does love to wear his helmet. Basically, the opposite of me.
08-08-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By msalvetti

Thanks for all the input! I did not think of...

Thanks for all the input! I did not think of asking to try the XL FX1, and they didn't offer. Went to the larger shop today, and TBH, they seemed much more interested in helping me. They expect a...
08-07-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By EaOutlaw1969

Made from mostly unwanted junk Wheel Trueing stand

Here are some pictures of my home made wheel truing stand. I wanted the Park Tools 4.2 but I did not want the price tag. So I am in the middle of making one that once I clean it up I can use while...
08-07-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By delbiker1

Always a good idea, regardless if someone else is...

Always a good idea, regardless if someone else is at fault, to look at such a situation and try to determine what one's part in it was. Most of the time, the realization comes that you could have...
08-05-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,971
Posted By Rolla

Any season, as long as it's in the garage.

Any season, as long as it's in the garage.
08-03-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By trailangel

This side... other side.... can't understand...

This side... other side.... can't understand which side you are refferring too. Drive side or Non-drive side would be good to know.
Maybe it's acting as a spacer so the bolt (screw) doesn't go...
08-03-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,087
Posted By bikingshearer

For riding locally on routine missions I'd say...

For riding locally on routine missions I'd say keep using it until you can't use it any more.

For the ride down the coast, use something else - either a different wheel or a different bike. You...
08-01-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,626
Posted By caloso

The fork and stays are bowed out to put them in...

The fork and stays are bowed out to put them in line with the rider’s legs, which are the biggest aerodynamic factor.
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