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08-02-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By JohnDThompson

Have you tried "OSMAnd" (OpenStreetMaps for...

Have you tried "OSMAnd" (OpenStreetMaps for Android)? It doesn't need a phone/data connection, instead using offline maps from OpenStreetMaps:
...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By TugaDude

The Schwinn Circuit is a very nice bicycle and if...

The Schwinn Circuit is a very nice bicycle and if one became available in my market in my size I'd be sorely tempted to buy it. This one, as said, is on the smaller side and I'm sure that will...
07-18-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,335
Posted By tornado60

The best bike to own is one you will want to ride.

The best bike to own is one you will want to ride.
07-08-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By greatbasin

In my state, bicycles are explicitly not...

In my state, bicycles are explicitly not vehicles, where "vehicle" has a specific legal definition. If they were "vehicles" then they would be subject to things like registration because it is...
07-05-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,019
Posted By albrt

You're gonna need a bigger disc.

You're gonna need a bigger disc.
06-30-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,138
Posted By nomadmax

I'd like the self appointed, valuation post...

I'd like the self appointed, valuation post police to take note of the title of the thread What would you pay. For this?It would be a hard pass for me, even if it were my size. At any price.
06-25-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 848
Posted By sean.hwy

The do. It's called crit racing ...

The do. It's called crit racing

https://usacycling.org/article/learning-the-cycling-skills-for-your-first-criterium


30 to 60 minutes on bike is basically an all out sprint.
06-21-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By unworthy1

Well SOMEbody will come across this offer from...

Well SOMEbody will come across this offer from BertoBerg...and if two happen to then hit me up, cause I have a spare and no need for two of these so will also offer mine (extra) to someone who covers...
06-06-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By delbiker1

My bikes mean a lot more to me than my car does....

My bikes mean a lot more to me than my car does. And, for the third consecutive year, they will get more miles. I also put more money into them than my car. I just had a oil-filter-lube job done at...
06-06-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By Mojo31

Count yourself thrifty. I had a car not long ago...

Count yourself thrifty. I had a car not long ago that had a cost of $22k for 4 rotors, plus the cost of pads and labor. Fortunately, I never had to replace them.
06-06-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ogsarg

If you are planning to be riding the streets of a...

If you are planning to be riding the streets of a busy city, I don't think a trailer would be wise. I wouldn't be comfortable doing it anyway. If you do carry your son on a bike, be wary of them...
06-04-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By phughes

What the OP described is a speed wobble. What you...

What the OP described is a speed wobble. What you described is not.
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By Fairlane63

"Worlds finest bike" Thats a big statement. ...

"Worlds finest bike" Thats a big statement. :lol:
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By Frenzen

I thought so, was looking at other sekines and...

I thought so, was looking at other sekines and they are plenty of the same ones. One thing I learned that from working an old raleigh (current project) is that modern wheels do not fit onto older...
06-01-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,179
Posted By tomato coupe

If anyone could do that, it would be you.

If anyone could do that, it would be you.
05-29-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By Iride01

Depending on your rear cassette size, Di2 when in...

Depending on your rear cassette size, Di2 when in the big front will not shift to the two smallest tooth cogs. Your bike shop guy should know that. Embarrass him me thoroughly. Unless you do have the...
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By tkamd73

Best dumpster find I’ve seen on this forum yet,...

Best dumpster find I’ve seen on this forum yet, keep checking that one out, maybe someone will toss a Peloton or Paramount next. Enjoy, great bike!
As stated earlier, that stem has got to go.
Tim
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By zukahn1

Looks to be la mid 80's Japanes built Schwinn...

Looks to be la mid 80's Japanes built Schwinn pretty nice basic road bike.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/liz4r8d_20ba570c00ca8266c802ac8408fe978121c34084.jpeg
05-24-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By bikemig

Normandy red label are cup and cone hubs; these...

Normandy red label are cup and cone hubs; these replaced the luxe competition and so were one step up from Normandy sport hubs.

...
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By sd5782

No spills by me. Marks were on it when purchased....

No spills by me. Marks were on it when purchased. Brake adjusters were open for cleaning bike. As you can see, it is set up for a older less racy guy. A member here is in contact, so I will see what...
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By sd5782

1985 Centurion Ironman

I am not a racy rider and have come to the conclusion that I like a sport touring frame best, so this Ironman may have to go. I am in contact with a kind forum member here about his interest and need...
05-01-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,442
Posted By sweeks

The image looks much more consistent with a...

The image looks much more consistent with a problem with the metal, irrespective of any chemical exposure. Could the cracks seen in the image have been caused by the insertion of the pins in the side...
04-30-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,137
Posted By clubman

My take is that in '86, Shimano and Suntour et...

My take is that in '86, Shimano and Suntour et al, were fervishly design/dancing to find the winning (indexed) drive train so some frame builders took those cues to heart, including a variable axle...
04-22-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,721
Posted By beng1

I don't understand how all the photos of my...

I don't understand how all the photos of my yellow bike ended up here. Yesterday when I tried to upload them it said I could not do it unless I had more posts or something, then today I log in and...
04-15-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,483
Posted By joesch

Wow good luck with this kind of incentive: I...

Wow good luck with this kind of incentive:

I will allow individuals (two at a time maximum) to schedule an hour on my premises for the non refundable fee of $50.

Maybe try finding possible...
04-14-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,948
Posted By urbanknight

Start calling it an aerodynamic fairing and see...

Start calling it an aerodynamic fairing and see if it sticks.
04-14-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By noimagination

Two posters have mentioned this. What does that...

Two posters have mentioned this. What does that mean, and what are the reasons for this? If a bike comes equipped with tubeless wheels, does that mean that you'll assemble the bike and put tubes in...
04-12-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,526
Posted By P!N20

...when dual pivot means one on the front, one on...

...when dual pivot means one on the front, one on the back.
04-11-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,864
Posted By tomato coupe

I have been 'advised' by the State Patrol on two...

I have been 'advised' by the State Patrol on two previous occasions that I could not continue riding on the public highway that was in use by an Ironman event. I suspect they could have injected some...
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By joesch

Bring it to EROICA CALIFORNIA 01 May 2022 and you...

Bring it to EROICA CALIFORNIA 01 May 2022 and you may get a very nice offer like suggested above ;)
03-27-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By oneclick

First off, take the crank off. Then take a...

First off, take the crank off.

Then take a picture of the cup from the side - if it isn't obvious how it comes off. There should be either holes for a pin-spanner or flats for a ring-spanner.
...
03-13-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,892
Posted By TiHabanero

Let Specialized Eat Their Own Droppings

"Specialized is putting a lot of chips behind D2C, and both retailers and consumers will have the opportunity to vote on that bet with their dollars in 2022 and beyond."

The quote above came from...
03-01-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,310
Posted By sd5782

Small common parts that seem to be way overpriced

As title says, some small parts seem way overpriced to me. Leading off are crank arm dust covers. I guess I didnít have them in tight enough and lost both nice Shimano ones on my Miyata. Of course...
02-28-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 637
Posted By bikingshearer

I've asked this before, but how can anyone ride...

I've asked this before, but how can anyone ride that without struggling not to pop unwanted wheelies anytime the road goes more than about 3 degrees? It does not take much incline to put the rider's...
02-21-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,924
Posted By prj71

Wow. No kidding. How obtuse can a person be?!

Wow. No kidding. How obtuse can a person be?!
02-05-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By scarlson

How much does the saddle weigh, with those alloy...

How much does the saddle weigh, with those alloy rails?
01-29-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,130
Posted By John E

"A Falcon is a good English bike." -- Charlie...

"A Falcon is a good English bike." -- Charlie Harding, C. Harding's For Bikes, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA
01-27-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,857
Posted By Drillium Dude

Time for my final submission, and fittingly it's...

Time for my final submission, and fittingly it's the last bike I acquired: a 1981 Bianchi Super Leggera. A few years ago, while deciding which bikes to cull from the herd, I came to the conclusion I...
01-24-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By TiHabanero

I worked in a Specialized shop for a very long...

I worked in a Specialized shop for a very long time and have seen the fads come and go. The Zertz fittings are a gimmick. If you remove the fittings from the frame you will be unable to percieve any...
01-18-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By Mushrooom

I've decided to keep this one after all! I...

I've decided to keep this one after all! I understand the scuffs may have turned some people off. This one will become my deluxe "city commuter". Cheers!
01-15-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,013
Posted By shelbyfv

I'll be interested to read the replies. Don't...

I'll be interested to read the replies. Don't think I've ever seen a radial 32 spoke wheel in the wild. :foo:
01-15-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,186
Posted By Racing Dan

Yeah, most modern rear hubs have a weird design...

Yeah, most modern rear hubs have a weird design that share the or even amplifies the #1 shortcoming of the older freewheel type. That is the right hand bearing being located all the way in, near, or...
01-11-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,169
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

I remember this article! It gave me a chuckle...

I remember this article! It gave me a chuckle BITD but now it seems a bit elitist -or am I being a little too sensitive?

I still use "toothpaste" when describing sloppy welds...
01-08-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21,188
Views: 4,030,439
Posted By cb400bill

Yes, your grubby, stem shifter equipped, low end...

Yes, your grubby, stem shifter equipped, low end Miyata compares well with a minty 1000.

https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/d/ann-arbor-japanese-road-bike/7419914518.html

It has some...
12-27-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,265
Posted By sykerocker

Added nothing to my collection (there's a couple...

Added nothing to my collection (there's a couple of bikes passing thru, hopefully will be gone at Westminster in February) this year, what I have done is build up an awful lot of mail ordered bikes...
12-25-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By elcraft

Gaps at brake hoods make me think this wasn’t a...

Gaps at brake hoods make me think this wasn’t a factory tape job. Or is my recollection clouded by Nostalgia? Cloth Velox Tressostar, etc. would look real nice. I am not sure 45 + year old plastic...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bianchigirll

I agree, Blue is definitely the way to go. ...

I agree, Blue is definitely the way to go.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1342/dsc_0002_37327dabb2b75c1065e7917382e77668fa823a86.jpg
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By bikemike73

I have a Circuit with full Sante !!!! I...

I have a Circuit with full Sante !!!!

I bought it a few years ago. Even though it is a little big for me ( 24.5 - 25 ) I still bought it because it is in MINT condition !!!!!

It is rideable and...
12-14-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,757
Posted By ofajen

Yes. And this is a benefit that has been largely...

Yes. And this is a benefit that has been largely lost by the shift to threadless steerer tubes and stiffer modern frames with shorter chain stays, higher BBs and more drop from saddle to stem.
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