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06-25-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Ex Pres

And no one asked to see the rest of the frame?

And no one asked to see the rest of the frame?
06-23-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,596
Posted By horatio

Riding slow is not easy! Spent an hour today...

Riding slow is not easy! Spent an hour today pursuing "active recovery" with the power meter. Every little tilt of the road caused the power to jump! I spent a lot of time in the 34x26 gearing,...
06-22-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By jackbombay

Exactly. I don't care that you actuate the...

Exactly.

I don't care that you actuate the motor with the pedals, that's irrelevant, it's the fact that it has a motor that is relevant, not how the motor is actuated.
06-22-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By Reynolds

No hate on e-bikes here. I just don't consider...

No hate on e-bikes here. I just don't consider them bicycles, that's all.
06-21-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By jackbombay

I want to build a pedal assist bike with a 2...

I want to build a pedal assist bike with a 2 stroke motor, just to push the point that pedal assist IS motorized.

It'd be rather easy to build, something that drags on the BB spindle pulls the...
06-21-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By Reynolds

And to think I was angry with my washing machine...

And to think I was angry with my washing machine stupid error codes... now on bicycles?
Oh wait, it wasn't a bicycle!
06-21-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 446,699
Posted By noglider

My main errand/commuter/fun bike needs a new rear...

My main errand/commuter/fun bike needs a new rear rim, so until I take care of that, I'm riding my track racing bike. I had forgotten how much fun it is.

It's a 1971 Raleigh Professional Track...
06-21-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By Salamandrine

I'm not against new technology and I understand...

I'm not against new technology and I understand how pedal assist works. What I am against is defining an e-bike as a bicycle. When you add a motor, it fundamentally changes the concept. It doesn't...
06-21-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By mechanicmatt

Error Code 16 = "pedal"

Error Code 16 = "pedal"
06-21-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,596
Posted By horatio

Digging into the Friel book now. He's big on...

Digging into the Friel book now. He's big on using FTP for measuring fitness and training. According to his FTP "estimate" guide, mine should be just below 300W! Hah! I haven't found a local route...
06-20-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By Salamandrine

:lol: Why does no one understand that e-bikes...

:lol: Why does no one understand that e-bikes aren't bikes they are mopeds.

Another way to answer it:

Coworker: "I've heard you know a thing or two about bicycles"
Me: "Well, I guess I do"...
06-20-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By ThermionicScott

Tell him to turn it off and on again, might buy...

Tell him to turn it off and on again, might buy you some time to look it up. ;)
06-20-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By texaspandj

Possibly a lateral move, HOWEVER, if it came...

Possibly a lateral move,
HOWEVER, if it came with Shimano's equivalent to that (105), you wouldn't have to change a thing. :innocent:
06-20-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,562
Posted By shelbyfv

The reason folks aren't buying your...

The reason folks aren't buying your argument/position/theory is that you are including two very different things in your use of the term "assistance." As Biker395 has made clear, a rider powered...
06-20-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,562
Posted By bruce19

I have nothing against E-bikes but I know me. The...

I have nothing against E-bikes but I know me. The day I can't ride a bike (hope that never comes) I will be on my Ducati a lot more.
06-20-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,677
Posted By non-fixie

Well, I guess I don't

Today a coworker came up to me:

Coworker: "I've heard you know a thing or two about bicycles"
Me: "Well, I guess I do"
Coworker: "What does error code 16 mean?"
Me: "......."

:o
06-19-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By robertj298

You are correct

You are correct
06-19-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,596
Posted By horatio

Update: found a used set of Garmin Vector 2S...

Update: found a used set of Garmin Vector 2S pedals for a good price. Planning my baseline tests now. Updates to follow (for anyone interested! :roflmao:)
06-18-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By bogydave

Fishing with bike

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1064/c0d9ed29_ac5d_43b9_85c0_c207c782ed1a_0286e6d048097e7d8556cbe54e027fe1df899c23.jpeg
Using my bike to get to river to fish,
Russian...
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By juvela

----- very nice respray! :) 105bis...

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very nice respray! :)

105bis chainwheels also non-stock

they were not created until 1977

potential spacing problem as teeth cut from both sides of stock, unlike the 93 c/w's which...
06-15-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 580,082
Posted By Bogester

Greetings ...new to the Ironman club. I picked...

Greetings ...new to the Ironman club. I picked up this beauty off the sales section and it was better than expected. Excellent condition and upgraded with Dura Ace parts. New...
06-15-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 580,082
Posted By markwesti

It's just a ascetic thing to me rc . Nothing to...

It's just a ascetic thing to me rc . Nothing to do with weight loss , If anything needs to loose weight it's me . Classtime , I did that once back in the 70's to a POS Gitane I had . But now that...
06-15-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,912
Posted By gesta

Last weekend I finished 600km brevet with my...

Last weekend I finished 600km brevet with my Carbolite 103 -tubed PH8M bike, no bad feeligs towards the frame. 22.5h ride time and 34.5 hours from start to finish, so it was not even close being the...
06-14-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 580,082
Posted By phtomita

Got the SL-6400 Tuesday, but only installed today...

Got the SL-6400 Tuesday, but only installed today after work. Works great and now have a silver fd shifter with a charcoal rd shifter :D
The brake lever hoods are much more whiter after cleaning up...
06-14-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 580,082
Posted By texaspandj

Dude, you gotta start somewhere. Might as well be...

Dude, you gotta start somewhere. Might as well be the best year of their Ironman lineup.
06-13-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,868
Posted By FiftySix

I got a ride in last night and both knees felt...

I got a ride in last night and both knees felt great. Excellent. :)
06-09-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,777
Posted By Oldsledz

I done my first metric century ever on this Huffy...

I done my first metric century ever on this Huffy today. The weather forecast called for rain at 4:00pm but it came at 1:15 so I was soaked by the time I got home. Other than that it was a...
06-08-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,562
Posted By Biker395

I would dispute the notion of equating adding a...

I would dispute the notion of equating adding a motor with gearing, as they are not an "assist" in the same sense of the word. Regardless of gearing, it takes the same amount of work to pull a...
06-08-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,562
Posted By shelbyfv

I think most cyclists would disagree with you and...

I think most cyclists would disagree with you and suggest that once you go to a motor, it's irrelevant how much advantage you choose to get from it. A difference in degree shouldn't make the rider...
06-05-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,542
Posted By mgopack42

PSA: 2 days left for the early bird rate for all...

PSA: 2 days left for the early bird rate for all of you that went in 2019.

I went ahead and signed up for Nova and Classic Eroica. I figured I would have my options open that way. and with the...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,071
Posted By robertorolfo

But we've been to the moon, so...

But we've been to the moon, so...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,109
Posted By alan s

Sound like the front is better. The Racktime...

Sound like the front is better. The Racktime looks nice, but having to mount a front rack is not ideal. Any good baskets that mount to the bars only or is that not stable enough? BTW, here’s a...
05-28-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,718
Posted By sdn40

I had a guy bring up the BBB. I asked him if he...

I had a guy bring up the BBB. I asked him if he had any other bikes. He said yes. I told him I would sell the bike for BBB price if he sold me one of his others at the BBB price. That was the end of...
05-22-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,560
Posted By caloso

If you like it, it's quick. If you don't, it's...

If you like it, it's quick. If you don't, it's twitchy. Conversely, if you like it, it's stable. If you don't, it's sluggish.
05-21-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 580,082
Posted By texaspandj

Nah that's a stock 56cm. The forks look wonky...

Nah that's a stock 56cm. The forks look wonky because the small yellow lettering of centurion on the bend of the uni fork is giving it a Square look. Just an illusion. Also that's a Tange decal on...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,852
Posted By Archwhorides

According to your article, most e-bikes are found...

According to your article, most e-bikes are found in China (which is also apparently implementing a 25 kph national e-bike speed limit in 2019, according to the Beijinger journal).

Meanwhile in...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,852
Posted By Archwhorides

OK, staying with your stats/equation, let's say...

OK, staying with your stats/equation, let's say that the e-bike gives your rider a 25% speed boost (16 to 20 mph, which is not unlikely), that is a 25% increase in force, which overshadows the 8%...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,943
Posted By crazyravr

I honestly dont get the reason to listen to music...

I honestly dont get the reason to listen to music or anything while riding. When I am on the bike I want to tune out of all the life noised and almost unplug. I want to listen to whats happening...
05-08-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,562
Posted By BigAura

Yep, eBikes are a subterfuge for motor-heads to...

Yep, eBikes are a subterfuge for motor-heads to make-believe that they're cyclists. They argue that the assistance is minimal, but are always looking for more. That's what eBikes are about...MOTORS....
05-06-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,562
Posted By BigAura

Pedals mean nothing in the eBike world. The only...

Pedals mean nothing in the eBike world. The only reason pedals are on them, is legal subterfuge.

:(
04-29-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,562
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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$3599 and you don't have...
04-28-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,777
Posted By Mr. 66

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_3936_517749dc9ea6207fb3b380ac4084cc81e2ab39b7.jpg...
04-28-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,968
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I wanna meet T Mar but most likely he’s a big...

I wanna meet T Mar but most likely he’s a big main frame computer. Kinda like Hal 9000. I’d be a little nervous.
04-23-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,393
Posted By SurferRosa

I was trying to be nice. But, you're right. I...

I was trying to be nice. But, you're right. I stand corrected.
04-05-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Mitkraft

No, Vegans don’t need to stop any more frequently...

No, Vegans don’t need to stop any more frequently on average that non-vegans. There is also no need to insult them as a group.
01-11-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By sweeks

Does this help?...

Does this help? https://leylandp38.wordpress.com/2010/09/26/replacing-sealed-bearings-on-a-suntour-superbe-pro-hub/
I'm not familiar with this hub.
Steve

EDIT: Just read the article. Looks like...
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