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07-10-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By JoeTBM

Agreed, worn chainring, the slots that the chain...

Agreed, worn chainring, the slots that the chain links would fit into have elongated (larger) so pitch is effectively > 1". If you have another chainring around, try it or compare the two. I would...
07-09-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By 79pmooney

I'm betting worn chainring. Look to see if the...

I'm betting worn chainring. Look to see if the teeth in line with the cranks are the same shape and width as the teeth at right angles. If they are not identical, the difference is wear. A chain...
07-09-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By alo

Measure across as many links as you can, and...

Measure across as many links as you can, and divide it by the number of links. See if it is a standard sized chain.

Another option would be to hold another chain against it, and see if the links...
07-09-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By RH Clark

Just slow down until you can see how it feels and...

Just slow down until you can see how it feels and give it a try. How well it will work will depend on too many factors for anyone else to be able to tell you. I live in the country too and ride dirt...
07-09-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By jpescatore

I've had no problem with road tires on flat,...

I've had no problem with road tires on flat, straight, shallow stretches of sand on road bike tires with minimal tread on them, a la the Continental GP 5000s I use now (32mm). But, on rides with...
07-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By nlerner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KmvANzwRWk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KmvANzwRWk
07-05-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,613
Posted By Ironfish653

It all depends on how much of it you use. Yeah,...

It all depends on how much of it you use. Yeah, the components are cheap and heavy, but looking at those welds, we're not talking about KLEIN / Cannondale-style construction. Is there something...
07-05-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,613
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds like a fascinating project! If you are...

Sounds like a fascinating project! If you are going to post regular updates, pics, etc maybe have this moved to the Blogger's section so we can find it easily....
07-04-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,613
Posted By krakhaus

How heavy can a 6061 frame be? My steel Mondonico...

How heavy can a 6061 frame be? My steel Mondonico is 19lbs.
07-04-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,613
Posted By jaxgtr

You would have to cut off about a 1/3rd of the...

You would have to cut off about a 1/3rd of the frame to get it under 20
07-04-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,613
Posted By krakhaus

Dura-Ace all around. See if you can get it under...

Dura-Ace all around. See if you can get it under 20 lbs.
07-04-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,613
Posted By Russ Roth

Yes but you can always make them better, like a...

Yes but you can always make them better, like a liner for the pinto's tank so its less explody or a better window heater so your hands stay warmer in the winter pushing the yugo up the local hills.
...
06-28-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By indyfabz

Evading the censor is an impeachable offense. ...

Evading the censor is an impeachable offense.

Reported!

BTW…There is no F in that.
06-28-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By ksryder

IBAMSTTAATMPTTTIASFCTCTTTPFRBTAOTAAP* ...

IBAMSTTAATMPTTTIASFCTCTTTPFRBTAOTAAP*




*In before a moderator sees the thread and although that moderator probably thinks the thread is amusing still feels compelled to close the thread to...
06-28-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By livedarklions

Try making vroom vroom noises and screaming "on...

Try making vroom vroom noises and screaming "on your left, flatbar!"
06-28-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By MoAlpha

No disrespect, but the flat-bar/hybrid assassins...

No disrespect, but the flat-bar/hybrid assassins must sense you are a tri-geek and are afraid you'll crash in front of them or try to pee off the bike or something.
06-28-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ooh, I do have some TriTats left over with no...

Ooh, I do have some TriTats left over with no racing last year. I could use those!

:bday:
06-28-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By ChamoisDavisJr

Make a loop where you ride in front of Vegan...

Make a loop where you ride in front of Vegan restaurants, the REI, and the farmers market and you'll soon be chased my a sea of black jorts wearing sandal-ista flat bar mafioso who'll drop your Lance...
06-28-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Reflector Guy

Watch out for that lady holding the sign!

Watch out for that lady holding the sign!
06-28-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By AlmostTrick

The problem isn't your kit or even your socks....

The problem isn't your kit or even your socks. It's that you are all by yourself. No sense wasting my energy if I can't smoke the entire peloton.
06-28-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Rolla

Try a Speedo and a race number down your arm.

Try a Speedo and a race number down your arm.
06-28-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well, this morning I was out in a one-piece...

Well, this morning I was out in a one-piece sleeveless tri kit with a Giro Vanquish, face shield on. Nuthin’.

The bike was just my R2. Is that the problem?
06-28-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Rolla

Unless you're wearing a skinsuit and an aero...

Unless you're wearing a skinsuit and an aero helmet, I wouldn't go to the trouble of dropping you.
06-28-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By surak

Does your bike look like it cost $15,000? Do you...

Does your bike look like it cost $15,000? Do you wear socks and do they match the rest of your kit, which you refer to as your kit?
06-28-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Riveting

Consider it a compliment. Maybe you're so TdF...

Consider it a compliment. Maybe you're so TdF looking that you intimidate them to the point of not even trying.
06-28-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Koyote

Try going shirtless, and leave the helmet at...

Try going shirtless, and leave the helmet at home. That ought to do it.
06-28-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Reflector Guy

You probably forgot to wave at them.

You probably forgot to wave at them.
06-28-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By genejockey

Insufficiently garish attire?

Insufficiently garish attire?
06-28-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By seypat

It's got a good beat and you can dance to it....

It's got a good beat and you can dance to it. I'll give it a 90. Nice effort.
06-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,728
Posted By Bah Humbug

Am I not “racy” enough?

Every morning (almost literally) I wake up, put on spandex, and go out riding one of my “Tour de France-type” drop bar bikes. Every day I pass flat bar bikes of all sorts - mountain, hybrid,...
03-27-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By JohnDThompson

The "Symmetric" shfter doesn't have a D-ring for...

The "Symmetric" shfter doesn't have a D-ring for tension adjustment, but it does have an Allen bolt that serves the same purpose. Part #9 in the diagram:

https://i.imgur.com/rVvffZS.jpg
03-27-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By cyccommute

Your shifter probably just doesn’t have enough...

Your shifter probably just doesn’t have enough tension on it. There’s a D-ring on the shifter. Tighten it a little bit.
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