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10-10-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,484
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'll be darned, never heard about this M/B when I...

I'll be darned, never heard about this M/B when I was a scout. Turns out its been around since 1911.. I have not. :p
...
10-07-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By KingOfTheHill

I’ve never ridden 395 itself but have driven it...

I’ve never ridden 395 itself but have driven it from I-15 to Carson City countless times on my way to Truckee, CA. I love the drive from Lone Pine on North.

someone posted the rides off of 395...
10-07-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,147
Posted By coopman

I hope not. I just bought a dead bike...

I hope not. I just bought a dead bike...
10-07-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,257
Posted By bargo68

Indeed! And there are some nice lugged...

Indeed! And there are some nice lugged double/triple butted frames out there for quite cheap! Fun to build up and personalize.
10-04-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By spikyone

Heh heh heh luckily the seller was local. The...

Heh heh heh luckily the seller was local. The minute he took out the bike from the car I wanted to run immediately. Fake doesn't even begin to describe it, and it was an mtb converted to RB to boot! ...
10-01-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,462
Posted By MarcusT

Might get better replies from the Fat Bike forum....

Might get better replies from the Fat Bike forum.
My patented adage:
Mtb is good for single track, fat bike is good for no track.
Though I use it for almost anything
Forum: Fatbikes
09-30-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By MarcusT

It's rare when I go fast. I don't take trails, I...

It's rare when I go fast. I don't take trails, I blaze my way across beaches, river beds and forests.
For those with fatties, it's not a criticism it's a fact of life. Big, wide tires with low psi...
09-25-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,332
Posted By Clem von Jones

Suspensions are a moronic marketing gimmick....

Suspensions are a moronic marketing gimmick. There will never be a bike suspension as sophisticated as your arms and legs. Just raise yourself off the saddle over big bumps and problem solved. Sure...
09-25-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,332
Posted By Leebo

As said, Kona, Surly, Salsa and niner will have...

As said, Kona, Surly, Salsa and niner will have some. Think about a 29er with plus tires. I too have a Krampus, great for bikepacking.
Forum: BMX
09-24-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By dabac

With a coaster brake, the pedal can end up...

With a coaster brake, the pedal can end up anywhere it pleases on its circle when you brake. Can be a nuisance when cornering or dealing with other obstacles. With a hand operated brake, braking is...
09-23-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,214
Posted By aclinjury

you're behind time pal. Doctors, dentists,...

you're behind time pal. Doctors, dentists, lawyers are buying Italian these days, ie, Pinarello, Colnago, Wilier, Divo, De Rosa, with Lightweight wheels. If it's American, then it's something custom...
09-20-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By Gresp15C

It doesn't strike me as rising very high on the...

It doesn't strike me as rising very high on the scale of hazards. With that said, when I'm riding no-hands, I will usually put my hands back on the bar if there's any kind of traffic -- bikes, peds,...
09-20-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By MoAlpha

Be sure to tell him to wear a helmet too.

Be sure to tell him to wear a helmet too.
09-20-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. I have ridden the 40 mile MUP between Lolo...

Yeah. I have ridden the 40 mile MUP between Lolo and Hamilton, MT, several times. Hardly seen anyone. And there are some nice views. All MUPs are not created equal.
...
09-19-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By bargo68

Save the yelling for when something actually...

Save the yelling for when something actually happens. It feels so much better when you have earned the righteous indignation! ;)

p.s. I work in Berkeley, so I've become immune to people policing...
09-19-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By woodcraft

Not the battle I would pick.

Not the battle I would pick.
09-19-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By Humpy

Honestly? I think riding around and yelling...

Honestly?

I think riding around and yelling at people about stuff like this is incredibly ******y.
09-19-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By ljsense

He's got both hands free to give you the proper...

He's got both hands free to give you the proper salute!
09-19-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,001
Posted By FiftySix

I like riding with my hands off the bars with a...

I like riding with my hands off the bars with a bike stable enough to make it easy to lean through sweeping turns. It's one way to take a load off the hands for a bit.

I'll admit, I get my hands...
09-18-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,472
Posted By Kapusta

That's all fine, but this is a thread for the...

That's all fine, but this is a thread for the steel bikes that ARE heavy.

Heavy aluminum bikes and light steel bikes can find their own thread :)
09-17-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By BlazingPedals

I've always liked the styling on this: ...

I've always liked the styling on this:

http://www.katanga.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/DSCN1070-1024x768.jpg
09-13-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By livedarklions

It's all a big lie-- everyone knows the Dutch...

It's all a big lie-- everyone knows the Dutch wear wooden helmets.
09-12-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 39,090
Posted By Graboid1

That Olympic 12 is a beauty! Must be super fun to...

That Olympic 12 is a beauty! Must be super fun to ride. I would love to hear the comments you get from other riders. A real beauty. Glad to see you are taking such good care of it.
09-12-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By delbiker1

I have a steel frame that had a dent in the front...

I have a steel frame that had a dent in the front of the head tube, about a nickle size and maybe 1/4 inch deep. When I rebuilt the bike I took it down to bare metal and sanded it out to 1800 grit...
09-12-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By carlosponti

not sure how feasible it is in your situation but...

not sure how feasible it is in your situation but
Rolling Dents out
09-11-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By Litespud

You just want to gently radius the lower edge of...

You just want to gently radius the lower edge of the stem. Assuming it’s aluminum, sandpaper will do the job fine. Start with something like 120 and finish with something much finer - 400-600 maybe....
09-11-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By Kapusta

Unless it is an air fork (with a high max...

Unless it is an air fork (with a high max pressure) or a coil available with stiffer replacement springs, at 300lbs you may still be bottoming it out a lot.
09-11-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,270
Posted By Milton Keynes

Lots of very very tiny stitches.

Lots of very very tiny stitches.
09-10-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Darth Lefty

SRAM have taken a different tack than Shimano....

SRAM have taken a different tack than Shimano. They’ve put all the most important features of Eagle 12 speed into cheaper levels. SX fills the gap left when NX became NX Eagle and got more expensive....
09-10-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,147
Posted By '02 nrs

27.5 ,29 mtb.

was only a fad (gimmick) to boost bike sales.whats the latest -greatest next road bike wheel size going to be???
09-10-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,852
Posted By sumgy

While I run lights day and night and I wear a...

While I run lights day and night and I wear a bright pink helmet, I think for the most part that it makes no difference at all.
Biggest issue is distraction, and the excuse of "I did not see him"...
09-10-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,472
Posted By Kapusta

The Heavy A$$ed Steel MTB Thread. AKA: ...

The Heavy A$$ed Steel MTB Thread.

AKA: “Show Us Your Surly Thread”
09-10-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,218
Posted By rumrunn6

I troll the bike forums ... :D

I troll the bike forums ... :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,013
Posted By tagaproject6

And people need to justify their choices to...

And people need to justify their choices to internet strangers because?
09-09-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,606
Posted By Korina

I agree about that Ariel; nearly feel asleep just...

I agree about that Ariel; nearly feel asleep just looking at the pic. I also need a bike I enjoy looking at, and black/grey just doesn't do it for me. So when I saw a vintage steel mountain bike at...
09-08-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,317
Posted By smarkinson

I think most of the benefit is the bigger profit...

I think most of the benefit is the bigger profit margins for the LBS.
09-08-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Miele Man

Cleat covers over road shoe cleats or any exposed...

Cleat covers over road shoe cleats or any exposed cleats also help to prevent slipping.

Cheers
09-05-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,768
Posted By sarhog

Wide sweeping measure? A test every 5 years is a...

Wide sweeping measure? A test every 5 years is a wide sweeping measure?
I can agree with you that a population with a higher driving proficiency would lower the risk, but IMO, a periodic test...
09-05-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,768
Posted By spdntrxi

me too... and I hate those rumble strips.

me too... and I hate those rumble strips.
09-04-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,493
Posted By riverdrifter

OP is looking for a $500 bike to pull a child...

OP is looking for a $500 bike to pull a child trailer and do some occasional, recreational trail riding. He is not looking for a $1,000 trail rig.

Let's not try to convince him that it's not worth...
09-03-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By Outback Cayucan

Chester Race Face serve me well. Check Rivendell...

Chester Race Face serve me well. Check Rivendell website for responsible guidance.
09-03-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 37,171
Posted By indyfabz

"Nights in White Satin" is stuck in my head. ...

"Nights in White Satin" is stuck in my head.

"But we decide which is right. And which is an illusion."
09-03-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 37,171
Posted By Steve B.

Generally true. Not so much "fix" as there's not...

Generally true. Not so much "fix" as there's not much to fail, more a case of you can flip them to friction mode, so if you've problems with an out of wack R derailer, really dirty cable, etc... you...
09-03-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 37,171
Posted By terrymorse

I sure hope you don't descend steep mountain...

I sure hope you don't descend steep mountain roads on the hoods, simply because "it's never been an issue". Yet.
09-02-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By love2pedal.com

All is well. Bought a new $45 Veloce 10...

All is well.

Bought a new $45 Veloce 10 speed cassette
Took off the 4 high gear sprockets (exactly the same as the ones on my Record cassette. Visually the same. Same part numbers)
Removed the 4...
09-02-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,880
Posted By spdntrxi

I like the rule.... because it basically stops...

I like the rule.... because it basically stops the people here that just come for ... what do I have and how much is it worth?
09-02-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bikewolf

Short finger gloves, unless when it’s...

Short finger gloves, unless when it’s uncomfortably cold or ... if you fall off your bike a little too much ;-)

Focus on riding and having fun is my tip of the day.
09-02-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 37,171
Posted By bicyclridr4life

Way back when, when my bikes came with drop bars,...

Way back when, when my bikes came with drop bars, I never used the drops.
09-02-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,337
Posted By Gconan

Beautiful bike! 29+ and purple!

Beautiful bike! 29+ and purple!
08-31-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By HillRider

What is so special about this bike that makes it...

What is so special about this bike that makes it worth $5000 Cdn? Unless this is a real exotic (and the Ultegra DI2 tells me it's not) for that kind of money you could get a quite high-line brand...
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