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06-18-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,394
Posted By Maelochs

Tl;Dr----the cost of the bike is irrelevant and...

Tl;Dr----the cost of the bike is irrelevant and nobody else's business anyway.
06-15-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 134,396
Posted By Happy Feet

Check to see if there was an Italian race team...

Check to see if there was an Italian race team around...
06-13-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,394
Posted By wgscott

Presumably it is more amoral to spend $10K on a...

Presumably it is more amoral to spend $10K on a car, as it is the same amount of money ripped from the mouths of starving pit-bull and chewawa puppies, plus it dumps fossilized carbon into the...
06-13-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,394
Posted By Maelochs

This thread is stupid. One person says he is the...

This thread is stupid. One person says he is the greatest humanitarian because he rides cheap bikes ... as if free will doesn't exist, or choice, or as if people who spend a lot on stuff the poster...
06-07-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,245
Posted By Sy Reene

Gatorade is basically Kool Aid with salt and...

Gatorade is basically Kool Aid with salt and potassium added. Probably not hard to figure out a recipe with a packet or so of your favorite flavor kool aid, some sugar (and/or some maltodextrin...
06-07-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,951
Posted By indyfabz

Funny, coming from the guy who started a thread...

Funny, coming from the guy who started a thread about how crappy his BSO is.

:troll:
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,951
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-04-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By 88Tempo

If you have a coop nearby that would be the place...

If you have a coop nearby that would be the place to check first. They usually have boxes of takeoff pedals.

If not shoot me a PM and I can send you a couple of pairs of Shimano pedals for the...
06-03-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By JanMM

I always imagine that Hollering Motorists are...

I always imagine that Hollering Motorists are wishing me a nice ride and commenting that I have a cool bike.
06-01-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,333
Posted By TimothyH

There is no balance. Wife comes first.

There is no balance. Wife comes first.
05-29-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,084
Posted By rosefarts

You told your wife what a bike costs? Mods,...

You told your wife what a bike costs?

Mods, move this thread to the beginners forum.
05-28-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,919
Posted By livedarklions

If you want evidence, knock yourself out:...

If you want evidence, knock yourself out: https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812700

I really don't care if bicyclists are or are not "specifically" threatened , everyone...
05-28-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,428
Posted By MikeyMK

Laws are one of the biggest factors, namely the...

Laws are one of the biggest factors, namely the effects on market forces. Whilst some people believe in heavy governing, fact is that market forces are like water penetrating leaks. If you heave a...
05-21-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By HarborBandS

One of the great things about cycling is that you...

One of the great things about cycling is that you can own multiple bikes. I have owned and loved steel, carbon fiber, and aluminum bikes over the years. Embrace the n+1 way of life, and ride what...
05-21-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By cyccommute

That’s geometry and is independent of the...

That’s geometry and is independent of the materials of construction. Few bikes are built to “misbehaved”.



That’s in the eye of the beholder. Personally, I don’t find the thin tubes of a steel...
05-20-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By indyfabz

A frame materials thread gets you guys every...

A frame materials thread gets you guys every time. It's like Lucy with the football.
05-20-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By jlaw

Steel is real, but.. Wood is Good. ...

Steel is real, but..

Wood is Good.

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05-20-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By Slick Madone

Correct. Nothing wrong with steel at all, but to...

Correct. Nothing wrong with steel at all, but to say it's superior would be incorrect, is all I'm saying.
05-20-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By Maelochs

In other words, people are using a catch phrase...

In other words, people are using a catch phrase to amplify their personal preferences.
05-20-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By livedarklions

I have 2 aluminum bikes and a steel bike. I have...

I have 2 aluminum bikes and a steel bike. I have ridden multiple centuries on each of them. To be honest with you, I don't notice that much of a difference between how they ride, but I suspect...
05-20-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,733
Posted By u235

I prefer a very rigid frame as the foundation and...

I prefer a very rigid frame as the foundation and get my compliance and comfort for the long haul from other things like tire choice and pressure. No real preference on the frame material as long as...
05-16-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,379
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The OP did not project on to others from his...

The OP did not project on to others from his incident or generalize or repeat stereotypical BS about anybody who was not a direct participant in the incident.

Let us expand on the proper way to...
05-16-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,379
Posted By Reynolds

+1, that's ageist and gender biased IMO. He...

+1, that's ageist and gender biased IMO. He should've written just "3 persons on bikes".
05-16-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,379
Posted By Litespud

And the conversation goes off the rails again....

And the conversation goes off the rails again. The color of the teens' skin is irrelevant (the new "race-neutral" description of the original incident works just as well as the original), as is...
05-16-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,379
Posted By livedarklions

So wait, race "didn't cross your mind", and your...

So wait, race "didn't cross your mind", and your proof for that is the race of the perpetrator of a shooting four years before this incident?

WTF?
05-16-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,379
Posted By mjac

No

No, wrong again. I gave an accurate and honest description of exactly what happened. You have no right to assume what my motives were. That is you're assumption based on no logic or reasoning. Do not...
05-09-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By mcours2006

Which begs the question, why are you still his...

Which begs the question, why are you still his friend? Cuz he sounds like a first class ignorant schmuck db.
05-09-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,270
Posted By subgrade

Regarding the durability of carbon fiber and it...

Regarding the durability of carbon fiber and it surviving the crashes (or not), I recommend to watch this video. It's in German, but I think you'll get the gist even if you don't understand a word....
05-08-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By jim dandy

Never - Ever ...

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1986 Alan Record Carbonio - The Italian Job...
05-08-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,270
Posted By ddeand

My last two new bikes were auminum frame/carbon...

My last two new bikes were auminum frame/carbon fork bikes, and they were excellent forks. I am (or WAS) pretty heavy at 250lbs, and spent a lot of time on gravel and rougher roads. I never once had...
05-08-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,270
Posted By Gconan

Get the carbon fork. Lighter and according to...

Get the carbon fork. Lighter and according to veterans , stiff and dampening .
05-08-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,270
Posted By alcjphil

Carbon fibre components are not plastic, they are...

Carbon fibre components are not plastic, they are composites of different materials as are many other familiar things we use EG: concrete is a composite material we use all the time
04-29-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By jfracer03

Never selling my dad's Pinarello Treviso he had...

Never selling my dad's Pinarello Treviso he had built up in the mid 80s then sold a few years later. I was able to track it down to the woman it was sold to and she gave it back to me for free! It is...
04-20-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By ExPatTyke

My Peugeot Premiere - bought it brand new in...

My Peugeot Premiere - bought it brand new in 1986, and it's survived five house moves and a divorce.

It still gets used frequently on my commute and sportives; it's a great bike to ride.

From...
04-18-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1288/attachment_1_8804392f0b188f69ea136b0ae8e33181dc1e5864.jpeg

Rides like a souped up Cadillac
​​​​​​​I love my bikes but there's a...
04-18-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By Dr.Lou

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1460/5ee4513c_7fe0_4231_b731_eb18ce29bc71_9e339a053715c8aee555413d499aaa191165332c.jpeg...
04-16-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By Kabuki12

I still have , among others , my first light...

I still have , among others , my first light weight racer from 1976. A Kabuki Diamond Formula that I upgraded to Campagnolo a while back not as valuable as my other vintage steeds but I am not going...
04-16-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By Cl904

Iíll never sell my trek 610... mainly because...

Iíll never sell my trek 610... mainly because with a replacement fork and nearly as much surface rust as paint on the top tube no ones going to pay anything for it. Not rare, or...
04-16-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By jamesdak

Never, ever, ever, ever! ...

Never, ever, ever, ever!

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167931185.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167931188.jpg
04-02-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By Lemond1985

My 1988 Cannondale Criterium Series. Fits me like...

My 1988 Cannondale Criterium Series. Fits me like a glove. with 31 years of flawless service. Sell? Never!
...
04-01-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By Patriot1

I have a Tom Kellogg 1992 Merlin full campy. Just...

I have a Tom Kellogg 1992 Merlin full campy. Just a beautiful bike to ride and look at in my humble opinion. A keeper.
...
03-31-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By mstateglfr

Built this last year in a frame building class. ...

Built this last year in a frame building class. Fits me perfectly and I spent many hours building it, so I can't imagine ill ever part with it.
I'm happy with all my other road bikes too, but...
03-31-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By SpectrumTi

I have a custom built Titanium Road bike built by...

I have a custom built Titanium Road bike built by Tom Kellogg at Spectrum cycles. It was built in 2001 with Campy Chorus and Record components. Fit is still great and rides beautifully. Tom...
03-30-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,549
Posted By Slightspeed

I got this Legnano Roma Olympiade new in 1964 as...

I got this Legnano Roma Olympiade new in 1964 as a 16 year old junior racer. I raced it, rode it to college, hung it on the garage wall for 20 years, and got it down in 2000 and began riding it...
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