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03-27-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By BFisher

PSA: Walz Caps Making Masks

I got an email from Walz.

"At this time producing masks will be our top priority, but we will be able to ship in stock items and work on custom orders in between. We are choosing to donate and...
03-19-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,218
Posted By deux jambes

bark_eater “I brake for puddles!” :thumb:

bark_eater “I brake for puddles!” :thumb:
03-19-20, 02:27 PM
03-19-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,218
Posted By deux jambes

I’m sure you’re already being safe as can be, but...

I’m sure you’re already being safe as can be, but please continue to my friend. When this is all over, we still want you around! :)
03-18-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By verktyg

Mavic G40 Rims Were Anodized Module E Rims

malcala622 Those rims are most likely Module E rims which were ~19.8mm wide when new. They had single eyelets. The Module 3 rims were the same design except 22mm wide. See 1980 Mavic Catalog page...
03-18-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 397
Posted By cyclic_eric

ThermionicScott: Thanks for the geeked-out...

ThermionicScott: Thanks for the geeked-out information!
The current seatpost is roughly 9" or 225mm long, measuring from the saddle rails to the end. Luckily, the Suntour post is ~11.75" or 300mm...
03-17-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,643
Posted By Mad Honk

TS, I have sent the info to Miele Man who...

TS,
I have sent the info to Miele Man who posted the info to the general cycling forum. I trust you can read it there. Smiles, MH
03-15-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,643
Posted By bikemig

The article states that the government is...

The article states that the government is concerned that the hospital system will be overwhelmed and if a recreational cyclist is injured, there is no elasticity in the system to deal with this.
...
03-15-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,332
Posted By brian3069

https://i.imgur.com/6P8vew4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/6P8vew4.jpg
Forum: Foo
03-14-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,699
Posted By billyymc

Keep in mind that there aren't really substitute...

Keep in mind that there aren't really substitute products for TP. That's part of why when people stock up on supplies, TP goes fast and makes it look like people are nuts. It's pretty much the one...
03-12-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,043
Posted By Miele Man

Also, if you look really close at an enlarged...

Also, if you look really close at an enlarged image, the tires do NOT appear to be even touching the ground.

Cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By WhyFi

They're road slicks - they're not directional....

They're road slicks - they're not directional. The only functionality of directional indicators on road slicks is to keep people from contacting them to ask them if they're directional.
03-12-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Bill Kapaun

No. It's normal to not use that gear because...

No.
It's normal to not use that gear because it's cross chaining.
03-12-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,043
Posted By squirtdad

mtb_addict Dude based on your posts in...

mtb_addict Dude based on your posts in mechanics, you are in china with limited tools, hard to het parts, etc. Forget about an conversion. it is simple even poor calipers will brake better...
03-12-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,317
Posted By AlmostTrick

Almost all of the stock I bought over the past...

Almost all of the stock I bought over the past decades is still worth way more than I paid for it... even with the recent crash. This is likely true for anyone who's been investing for years or...
03-12-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 757
Posted By T-Mar

The answer to this depends on pedantic you choose...

The answer to this depends on pedantic you choose to be. There were certainly cartridge bearing hubs well before Phil Wood. However, the bearing cartridge itself did not have an integral rubber seal...
03-11-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Ironfish653

LoL, true, but this is C&V, after all. I’ve...

LoL, true, but this is C&V, after all.

I’ve got a couple more ‘sensible’ road bikes in the stable, so I was looking to get a little OTT with this one, hence the Spin’s.
03-11-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Darth Lefty

Not the "bars and drinks" I was hoping...

Not the "bars and drinks" I was hoping for
03-11-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By indyfabz

This has been covered ad nauseam in User...

This has been covered ad nauseam in User Assistance forum.
03-10-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,317
Posted By RubeRad

In case you run out of groceries, do you know how...

In case you run out of groceries, do you know how to cook your stockpile of TP?

I only know how to brown it on one side

(why is there no snare drum ba-dum-CHH emoji?)
03-09-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 689
Posted By Mad Honk

m-pogue, You are underestimating the the values...

m-pogue,
You are underestimating the the values of the marzelvanes in the spoke tension equation! When taken into account the spoke life is efficiently calculated. Smiles, MH
03-09-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,981
Posted By Kilroy1988

Right, well, even if you took the smallest number...

Right, well, even if you took the smallest number of possible flu illnesses (34,000,000) and divided that by the largest number of deaths (52,000) then you get one in every 643 people. Currently in...
03-09-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By sykerocker

The thread formerly known as "Death of a bicycle shop"

The garage (building) is finished! Spent the past week finishing the interior, got the home Wifi node set up in the attic, and reestablished the connection to the other garage/wife's hidey hole. ...
03-08-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,206
Posted By canklecat

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something...

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something friends have it tougher than I did in my 30s. Everything costs more but they get paid less, relative to the cost of living. There are fewer opportunities...
03-08-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,206
Posted By canklecat

Facebook doesn't care about content. It's not the...

Facebook doesn't care about content. It's not the spicy language. Facebook doesn't like blogs using FB as a portal to sites where Suckerborg doesn't get a cut of the pie. By default FB assumes all...
03-07-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,700
Posted By DrIsotope

To paraphrase the Surgeon General, so far in the...

To paraphrase the Surgeon General, so far in the US in 2020 there have been 11 fatalities from COVID-19. During the same time period, the regular, run-of-the-mill flu has killed around 18,000....
03-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By FBOATSB

I think any thread closing is usually discussed...

I think any thread closing is usually discussed and agreed upon by more that one moderator. Most thread closings are the result of mods having to clean up multiple posts that are against forum...
03-07-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,700
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Going to the gym is more a public health issue...

Going to the gym is more a public health issue than a personal concern. Your chance of getting the virus at the gym is vary low if you wipe everything off before and after like you're supposed to do...
03-07-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By scarlson

It's not much out of the ordinary. Two of mine...

It's not much out of the ordinary. Two of mine are old enough to drink, and have been slept on for roughly a year and a half in total, each. They made 'em too good! Of course, they are pretty heavy...
03-06-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By scarlson

Just roll 'em up like an old Therm-a-rest! T'air...

Just roll 'em up like an old Therm-a-rest! T'air squishes right out.
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Revracer

Scott, this is a really good read, thanks for...

Scott, this is a really good read, thanks for sharing!
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By David in Maine

Rene Herse and Jan Heine have just become the US...

Rene Herse and Jan Heine have just become the US distributors for FMB tubular tires (according to Instagram), so maybe big fat tubies on brevets will become the next big thing! I've personally never...
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Steamer

I think you already know the answer.

I think you already know the answer.
03-05-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,893
Posted By cb400bill

mjac, I suggest that if you are having many...

mjac, I suggest that if you are having many problems with Presta valve tubes that you go to a good bike shop, with your pump, and ask them to show you how to pump them properly.
Forum: Foo
03-05-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 772
Posted By RubeRad

All right then, surely the U.S. will follow suit....

All right then, surely the U.S. will follow suit.

Right after we adopt the metric system.
03-05-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By mjac

I almost had it.

I almost had it.
03-04-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,023
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks - it is my pride and joy... ...

Thanks - it is my pride and joy...



Props for picking the idea up and running with it :thumb:
03-04-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 130,659
Posted By crank_addict

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1008x1399/dunlop_cover_21f8d6a8e4c9070642dec47fbea4dfc98a2f3c36.png...
03-04-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By IBJoel

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycli...

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
03-04-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By himespau

If bending your knees hurts too much, can you get...

If bending your knees hurts too much, can you get a slightly taller seatpost and shorter cranks on your other bikes so that your knees ever get so high that you pass 90 degrees? I'm about an inch...
03-03-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By bulgie

The only one-key release bolts for 23.3 mm that I...

The only one-key release bolts for 23.3 mm that I know of were made by Amir Avitzur in Israel. I have a set:...
03-03-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By Psimet2001

We have EXACTLY the same issue. Chicago. Gravel...

We have EXACTLY the same issue. Chicago. Gravel has already started. Road (crit) season starts in like 2 weeks. Runs every weekend from then through first weekend in June.

June is given over to...
03-03-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By pdlamb

Agree that 7 years isn't bad for the typical...

Agree that 7 years isn't bad for the typical machine-built wheel. What to do now?

Jobst Brandt told the story of replacing a broken spoke, re-tensioning it, and then, enraged, squeezing the...
03-03-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,146
Posted By AlmostTrick

And right off the bat with the very first reply...

And right off the bat with the very first reply too! (which was obviously missed when purging posts)
03-03-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 966
Posted By J.Higgins

Do you know why the state of Massachusetts has...

Do you know why the state of Massachusetts has very few crows found as roadkill?



...



...
03-03-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By Dave Mayer

My bike shop owner pal once explained to me why...

My bike shop owner pal once explained to me why certain of their customers came in every 3 months for new tubes. It was because that was how long it took for the tire pressure to drop to the point...
03-02-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,088
Posted By wgscott

Lots of people are dying, which can really be...

Lots of people are dying, which can really be inconvenient, and you can probably use a Shimano cassette without your bike catching on fire.
03-02-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By Gconan

I check before every ride. Or at least when I...

I check before every ride. Or at least when I remember to.
03-02-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,023
Posted By mjac

All I know is Pro Track Racers race with Toe...

All I know is Pro Track Racers race with Toe Clips and double straps because their uplift is so strong there feet pull out of pedal cleat systems. That is real world. Not words on a piece of...
03-02-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,023
Posted By DMC707

Yes -- guys went plenty fast on platforms and...

Yes -- guys went plenty fast on platforms and "beartraps"

Yours truly on platforms with a pair of Pumas at a national years ago

https://i.imgur.com/9pavcO6.jpg


Kinda' fun looking up some...
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