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06-17-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By blak_byke

Schwinn Criss Cross 1x10 built with various parts...

Schwinn Criss Cross 1x10 built with various parts I've accumulated over time.
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01-01-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By livedarklions

No one's alleging that they're exclusively woods...

No one's alleging that they're exclusively woods crappers. Just that there are bears that crap in woods. Nonetheless, I look forward to Smokey's potty pic.

More importantly, does the Peloton...
12-31-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By shelbyfv

Again, you are simply wrong. Lots of folks like...

Again, you are simply wrong. Lots of folks like nice stuff and enjoy working on it. Those folks don't enjoy "tinkering" with junk. If you have a job and can't ride nice bikes, something is wrong...
12-31-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By livedarklions

You two get a room.

You two get a room.
12-31-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By Rajflyboy

just buy buy a new bike every year then if thatís...

just buy buy a new bike every year then if thatís what you love
12-31-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By shelbyfv

As a bike enthusiast I fail to see the attraction...

As a bike enthusiast I fail to see the attraction of BSO/POS. I may be missing something so you can clue me in. Is it the high quality components, the well designed and constructed frames or some...
12-31-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By Rajflyboy

excellent post and why I love reading bikeforums...

excellent post and why I love reading bikeforums :thumb:

you and a few others fully understand the industry from bottom to top :thumb:
12-31-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By livedarklions

I put the odds of anyone actually saying anything...

I put the odds of anyone actually saying anything new and rational on this subject at exactly 0%, and am just hanging around for the jokes and the nuttiness at this point.

That's the third...
12-31-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By duffer1960

There are crooked sellers on Craigslist as well...

There are crooked sellers on Craigslist as well as clueless sellers. From personal experience as a buyer. Bought a bike that I thought I could fix (Fuji MTB), discovered that it had been carefully...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 189,825
Posted By WhyFi

Unfortunately, this is a thread dedicated to the...

Unfortunately, this is a thread dedicated to the prettiest. Not.
12-30-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,576
Posted By smashndash

$10,000? Those are rookie numbers. You gotta pump...

$10,000? Those are rookie numbers. You gotta pump those numbers up. Unless you spend $10,000 on the paint job alone, you will be the laughing stock of every group ride you futilely attempt to join.
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12-30-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,576
Posted By livedarklions

Hell, the cold fusion-powered shifters on mine...

Hell, the cold fusion-powered shifters on mine were $225,000 alone. Have to expect that when you're buying space alien technology.
12-30-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,576
Posted By livedarklions

Maybe not as good in cross-winds as you require,...

Maybe not as good in cross-winds as you require, but...

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12-30-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,576
Posted By livedarklions

I hear the GMC Denali is pretty nice and very...

I hear the GMC Denali is pretty nice and very upgradeable.
12-29-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,255
Posted By Helderberg

I found this rock!

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My wife wanted me to bring this home ans put it in her rock garden.I explained...
12-29-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,808
Posted By gorillimo

Swept back bars, Cross Check. My do anything...

Swept back bars, Cross Check. My do anything bike!
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12-28-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 254,718
Posted By HTupolev

Somewhere in the Cascade foothills west of Lake...

Somewhere in the Cascade foothills west of Lake Cavanaugh, viewing Whitehorse and Three Fingers.

https://i.imgur.com/58q1A62.jpg

I don't have much snow riding experience, so trying to manage...
12-24-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,808
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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12-15-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,490
Posted By wolfchild

Department store bikes are of very low quality...

Department store bikes are of very low quality and poor assembly and never fit right. They are not designed to be ridden often or for riding long distances ....If you're looking for something cheap,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,116
Posted By DeadGrandpa

For living in NYC, you have my sympathies. For...

For living in NYC, you have my sympathies. For building a hybrid, I cannot condemn you, as I have modified my "adventure" bike to something that I only just realized, resembles a hybrid bike....
11-27-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
Posted By Mike_Kelly

My new gravel frame was built up with TRP Spyres...

My new gravel frame was built up with TRP Spyres and the braking was horrible, I changed out the housing to compressionless and finally used organic Swiss Stop pads and got braking to be almost as...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,116
Posted By the beef

How to build a really awesome hybrid

I'm a recovering roadie. Growing up in the suburbs, had multiple road bikes, single speeds, cyclocross bikes, etc., most of which I grew bored of quickly. I was constantly upgrading and optimizing; I...
11-23-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
Posted By Caliper

Honestly, my Avid BB7's are probably my favorite...

Honestly, my Avid BB7's are probably my favorite disc calipers. I have the them with Jagwire cable disc specific cables with full-length cable housing and they feel every bit as good as hydraulics...
11-22-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
Posted By caloso

Oddly enough, my 2012 Ellsworth has both...

Oddly enough, my 2012 Ellsworth has both cantilever posts and disc brake tabs on the back, but cantilever posts only on the fork. I guess it was in that cross-over period where if you really wanted...
11-22-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
Posted By wsteve464

Steel disc brake forks are easily available and...

Steel disc brake forks are easily available and cheap Soma is $100 Kona is $85 the one below has a couple of brand names $65 Check Ebay
Sunlite Threadless City Replacement Disc Fork...
11-22-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
Posted By shelbyfv

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This is a great looking fork if you don't need discs....
11-21-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,544
Posted By gus6464

Rove ST build

Finally finished her up and she's a ripper. For reference the tires are 650x2.1. The rear one fit with room to spare. Have another wheelset I'm going to use for slicks. Haven't decided on which...
11-21-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont follow. Why is it a bad mismatch? Seems...

I dont follow. Why is it a bad mismatch? Seems like it would match just fine- the front brake is needed for most of the braking power and the more powerful/better modulated/reliable in bad...
11-20-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
Posted By gus6464

MTB hydro brakes are dirt cheap nowdays so there...

MTB hydro brakes are dirt cheap nowdays so there is no need to go mech disc. Grab yourself a pair of old deore brakes.

https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-BR-MT201-Disc-Brake

$40 for some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 189,825
Posted By puma1552

You need to go away. Nothing more pathetic in...

You need to go away. Nothing more pathetic in this world than someone who hangs around a forum just to be an unlikeable troll. What a waste of your life.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 189,825
Posted By Sonof12

Made some recommended changes - itís getting there!

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I found out for sure this frame was manufactured in...
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