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11-30-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,255
Posted By chaadster

Winter ain’t all bad…

…it at least provides a good opportunity to get a turbo trainer-mounted bike polished and waxed up! Specifically, I hit the Breezer Venturi, which comes off the road during winter, with a Gyeon Q2M...
09-26-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,183
Posted By matton

Cycling time and distance are very poor...

Cycling time and distance are very poor indicators of effort. If you’re riding on flat terrain, you can just cruise along with very little effort. Running is always quite effortful. I would rate...
09-26-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,183
Posted By Random11

My goal, in both my marathons and my century, was...

My goal, in both my marathons and my century, was just to do the distance. I agree that I could have exerted more effort in my ride. So this might be a better comparison. The Tour de France cyclists...
09-18-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By OmegaWolf

I say no on the tan sidewalls, but you might need...

I say no on the tan sidewalls, but you might need some pedals.
09-18-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By jaxgtr

The main issue with trying to color match is...

The main issue with trying to color match is general the colors are off and then it does not look good. Unless your opt for a drastically lighter or dark version then it can work.
08-15-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,339
Posted By prairiepedaler

I found this skit highly amusing - ...

I found this skit highly amusing -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEWnXmDfVZg
08-05-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,794
Posted By Ghazmh

I see the appeal of hanging it on a wall and...

I see the appeal of hanging it on a wall and using it as art.
08-05-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,794
Posted By KingDarius

The only reason I was able to buy my first carbon...

The only reason I was able to buy my first carbon road bike was because of someone in a similar situation to you. He gave me a good deal so he opened a door for a rookie like me to take a deeper dive...
06-15-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,852
Posted By GlennR

The shop I deal with has 2 mechanics. One is the...

The shop I deal with has 2 mechanics. One is the manager and been in the business for 25+ years. The other is in his late 60s and has been in the business longer than dirt.

Now the new Trek store...
06-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,852
Posted By gringomojado

Back in the day, we fixed our own bikes, and...

Back in the day, we fixed our own bikes, and cars. Neither was too complicated, and were more reliable!
gm
06-06-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,873
Posted By PDKL45

I'm from around the world and I don't see this as...

I'm from around the world and I don't see this as petty criticism. It's more of a hyper focused group almost laughing at themselves for their preoccupation with gear, when someone well-known but a...
05-17-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Wildwood

Let's see your CCM bikes - Bike Forums...

Let's see your CCM bikes - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/346180-let-s-see-your-ccm-bikes.html)
05-02-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By HTupolev

The materials that tires and tubes are made out...

The materials that tires and tubes are made out of are somewhat permeable to air, which is to say, air can leak through them. Inner tubes made from latex rubber tend to be suppler and have less...
04-28-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,380
Posted By livedarklions

And then there's the whole "tastes like crap"...

And then there's the whole "tastes like crap" issue.
04-28-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,380
Posted By Wildwood

V8 juice Heat Theraworx (as a last resort) ...

V8 juice
Heat
Theraworx (as a last resort)

Cramps don't mean you rode too many miles today, they probably mean you rode too few miles in the last 3 months.
04-27-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,380
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/365x280/b868a9a1_c4a2_49c6_8c40_ae0239d95658_640f9b3d0b64b4713bff4c57c3041ba8fff0fa15.jpeg
04-26-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,470
Posted By msu2001la

This is basically gravel racing.

This is basically gravel racing.
04-26-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,470
Posted By Reflector Guy

I think there should be just one tool set.... ...

I think there should be just one tool set.... And all the racers have to share.

Each racer will carry one tool apiece. Need the 6mm hex? You'll have to ask the guy who has it. And wait for him...
04-26-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,470
Posted By Iride01

You should start your own race organization and...

You should start your own race organization and make the rules you want. If others want them, they will join and race under your organization.
04-24-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Wildwood

Only paid racers and 'brave' men ride deep dish...

Only paid racers and 'brave' men ride deep dish wheels on any regular basis.

With that bike there is no napping permitted.
04-24-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Wildwood

Columbus strategy for a while of selling complete...

Columbus strategy for a while of selling complete framesets (into what was an emerging market) for Al+CF frames. Leveraged nicely their CF fork technology into a rear fork with stiff CF chainstays....
04-24-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Wildwood

Aluminum with carbon stays and Columbus Muscle...

Aluminum with carbon stays and Columbus Muscle fork.

very nice bike, ...errrr...Rocketship. With carbon wheels and supple tires it will ride better than when new.
04-20-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,566
Posted By Dave Mc.

that just makes a whole lot of sense

that just makes a whole lot of sense
04-15-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,566
Posted By genejockey

I've never experienced that, but I have...

I've never experienced that, but I have frequently experienced the Omnidirectional Headwind.
04-05-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,398
Posted By Aroyobob

I was taking trip once with a rental car and was...

I was taking trip once with a rental car and was playing with the display showing average MPG. One of the displayed metrics was for "best MPG yet" or something like that. During a long downhill I...
04-03-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,398
Posted By phughes

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on...

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on riding!
03-20-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,521
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Ignore List since you won't use any effort to...

Ignore List since you won't use any effort to focus on ANY of the answers you've been given.
09-25-16, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,583
Posted By saint mucus

I think I'm done for the week (I think :) ) ...

I think I'm done for the week (I think :) )

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y39/Reaver1/9.jpg (http://s2.photobucket.com/user/Reaver1/media/9.jpg.html)
09-24-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,583
Posted By DrIsotope

I don't ride with groups like that because I have...

I don't ride with groups like that because I have no desire to be associated with groups like that. They're always "training" for something, perhaps this week's 6 hours of "work" is preparation for...
11-21-05, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 281,322
Posted By lotek

If you don't have a flux brush handy a plastic...

If you don't have a flux brush handy a plastic bag will do to
apply glue in a pinch.
I've used the Conti glue with sucess, the LBS now has
panaracer and Hutchinson glue but I have no experience ...
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