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11-30-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By oneclick

I've been thinking about it, but unless you have...

I've been thinking about it, but unless you have a very short stem it does not seem workable to me.

I do have one such bike, right now it has a Mafac rear hanger held by the bar-clamp bolt, and...
11-30-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 17,808
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

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11-30-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Trevtassie

Here's how I'd do it in your situation. Grab a...

Here's how I'd do it in your situation. Grab a Forumslader, if you have the technical skills, make it up into a PVC tube the size of an old school bike pump with 18650 batteries. Get some SKS pump...
11-29-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By cyccommute

These are not as cheap but they will last longer...

These are not as cheap but they will last longer than a Varsity and are far more pleasant to ride.

...
11-29-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 953
Posted By steelbikeguy

Mr PCB did a nice interview with Diane Jenks a...

Mr PCB did a nice interview with Diane Jenks a few years ago, discussing his time with SunTour. Definitely worth listening to!
https://outspokencyclist.com/tag/paul-brodek/

Steve in Peoria...
11-29-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By juvela

Eddie B. passes...

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Forum: Commuting
11-28-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15,406
Views: 11,399,028
Posted By jaxgtr

Trek CrossRip highly modified.... ...

Trek CrossRip highly modified....

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11-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By Gresp15C

A friend of mine was on a ride with his son, and...

A friend of mine was on a ride with his son, and the son went over his bars after hitting some sort of obstacle. But the boy does judo and wrestling, and walked away from it without a scratch.
...
11-26-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 126,421
Posted By Sir_Name

Buuuump! Light gravel, or leaf lashing: ...

Buuuump! Light gravel, or leaf lashing:

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11-26-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By cyccommute

When riding on ice you should do as Loudin...

When riding on ice you should do as Loudin Wainwright III said in The Acid Song (https://genius.com/Loudon-wainwright-iii-the-acid-song-lyrics): “don’t laugh and don’t fart and don’t sneeze”. Don’t...
11-26-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By PaulH

Studded tires are the reason why bikes are better...

Studded tires are the reason why bikes are better than cars in the winter.
11-25-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By dsaul

Flared bars are beneficial for several reasons...

Flared bars are beneficial for several reasons and I have now put them on all of my drop bar bikes. I feel like the flare puts the levers in a position where my hand rests more naturally on the...
11-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 342,260
Posted By eom

The loaves didn't stick. Anti-seize for the win. ...

The loaves didn't stick. Anti-seize for the win.


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 4,232,601
Posted By surak

While browsing generic deals, picked these up...

While browsing generic deals, picked these up from Nordstrom Rack that my partner promptly claimed will be my Xmas present....
11-24-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 13,026
Posted By daka

If you are looking for something that will...

If you are looking for something that will consume and digest discretionary income, it's tough to beat a sailboat. I'm told powerboats are worse. We have, however, had so many wonderful experiences...
11-24-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 13,026
Posted By SJX426

It is hard to believe that I have missed this...

It is hard to believe that I have missed this thread entirely!
Part of the reason I am so slow on working on my bicycles is due to the other interests that grab me randomly.
This has be taking up...
11-23-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 343,152
Posted By Teej1

I completed the transformation over a year ago, I...

I completed the transformation over a year ago, I stored all of the original bits as they are all still in NOS condition (even the tape is stored). The saddle had to be replaced due to an inguinal...
11-20-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 89,203
Posted By Der_Kruscher

I just picked up a set of their cheapie K35 27"...

I just picked up a set of their cheapie K35 27" tires because they look the part (had to have gum walls for my World Voyageur and I don't really like Paselas) and I don't expect much of them but I...
11-18-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 222,560
Posted By Redhatter

Seen Sam do the same thing actually… had a scrub...

Seen Sam do the same thing actually… had a scrub turkey (quite common in this part of Brisbane… Mt. Coot-tha forest is just up the road) starting to build a mound in the back yard, so I sent him out...
11-17-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,340,893
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yep, YouTube has no “oops, I screwed you over”...

Yep, YouTube has no “oops, I screwed you over” vids.
11-17-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 222,560
Posted By Redhatter

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11-16-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,185
Posted By StanSeven

Too many insults and people wanting to argue now....

Too many insults and people wanting to argue now. Bike Forums rules say treat others with respect. If you disagree, post replies with respect and courtesy. But insults aren’t allowed. Infractions...
11-16-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,348
Posted By scarlson

End goals? I have something to prove. I have...

End goals? I have something to prove. I have unorthodox ideas and beliefs about cycling, synthesized from reading Grant, Jan, Frank Berto, Raymond Henry, and my own automotive and heavy equipment...
11-16-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,007
Posted By BFisher

In the world of cycling, if we are talking about...

In the world of cycling, if we are talking about the whole of bicyclists as a group, pro riders are outliers. Most riders don't have the same physical attributes as the pros do.

I'm not...
11-15-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By _ForceD_

Just want to add to what AlmostTrick alluded to...

Just want to add to what AlmostTrick alluded to above WRT to getting stopped in the cold due to a flat, and/or other maintenance issues. I learned this the hard way on a ride at 15°F. Depending on...
11-15-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,149
Posted By mdarnton

I'll probably get booed off the forum now, for...

I'll probably get booed off the forum now, for the story of destruction I"m about to tell, but when my wife and I got married in the summer of 1970 my parents bought us bikes-- a 23.5 International...
11-15-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 222,560
Posted By FBOATSB

From Wikipedia: Without human assistance, feral...

From Wikipedia:
Without human assistance, feral kittens are expected to have a high death rate, with approximately 50% dying within the first year. Of cats who survive kittenhood, the average life...
11-15-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 222,560
Posted By CliffordK

I bumped into this article yesterday.Should We...

I bumped into this article yesterday.Should We Stop Keeping Pets?Research into animals’ emotional lives has cast doubt on the ethics of petkeeping....
11-13-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,348
Posted By non-fixie

Yes, I was actually a normal citizen for most of...

Yes, I was actually a normal citizen for most of my life. :)
11-12-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 22,065
Posted By non-fixie

Time for walkies. ...

Time for walkies.

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11-12-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By sweeks

How much flexibility is good in a handlebar?...

How much flexibility is good in a handlebar? Seems like thicker tape or some kind of padding would give more comfort, if that's the objective.
11-12-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,605
Posted By mountaindave

I am remiss for not having properly ascribed the...

I am remiss for not having properly ascribed the quote to Sarah Bentley, British cyclist. And I wasn’t very good at properly quoting her - here it is: “You are one ride away from a good mood.”

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Replace the chain when it measures 12-1/16"...

Replace the chain when it measures 12-1/16" between pins or a little before. That's the only rule. Then replace the cassette when it starts to skip under hard efforts with a new chain. It'll only...
11-11-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 343,152
Posted By tkamd73

Posted this bike awhile back, but finally got...

Posted this bike awhile back, but finally got around to putting some miles on it. Struggled with the Suntour barcons shifting, and cable routing. Initially set it up stock with the cables exiting the...
11-10-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,007
Posted By Charles Wahl

Whatever saddle is installed on a bike, I find it...

Whatever saddle is installed on a bike, I find it necessary to adjust it repeatedly, in small increments, so that I'm comfortable on it: not constantly sliding forward, not with the nose "impacting"...
11-10-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By KCT1986

Seems to be a nice find. Based on components was...

Seems to be a nice find. Based on components was a nicely speced bike for the time. RD is DX which is early '90s and just below XT.

No idea of the frame but worthy of some work nontheless ...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,827
Posted By gsa103

That would be Trek's IsoSpeed front decoupler. ...

That would be Trek's IsoSpeed front decoupler. https://road.cc/content/tech-news/185033-new-trek-domane-slr-launched-front-and-rear-isospeed-decouplers
It lets the fork shift front/back slightly,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By popeye

You change your chains and it takes 40-50K miles....

You change your chains and it takes 40-50K miles. The big ring will skip.
11-07-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,628
Posted By conspiratemus1

^ I should have known better and just held my...

^ I should have known better and just held my tongue. As usual, you are being argumentative, picking out of context and misinterpreting the inevitable elisions that one has to make for a quick post,...
11-06-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,161
Posted By JaccoW

According to Jan Heine...

According to Jan Heine (https://www.renehersecycles.com/its-not-easy-to-be-honest/) in his Rene Herse blog:

A quick look at Velo Orange's current offerings...
11-06-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,628
Posted By conspiratemus1

Not true. You just explained what the Fahrenheit...

Not true. You just explained what the Fahrenheit scale is based on, so clearly not “nothing”. Fahrenheit’s zero was the coldest he could achieve using available materials and techniques at the time...
11-06-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,161
Posted By steelbikeguy

The basic design of the 50.4mm bolt circle has...

The basic design of the 50.4mm bolt circle has allowed the design to do almost any job, albeit with a ton of fasteners!

The old Cyclo-Pedia catalog sold the TA cranks, and had a variety of options...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By gsa103

This reminders of a friend in college. During...

This reminders of a friend in college. During the Bay Area winter rainy season, he simply wore swim trunks to class (it was still usually above 60F and short rides). He'd get off his bike, brush...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By balto charlie

This is what I did for 15 years. If temps got...

This is what I did for 15 years. If temps got below freezing 32f/0c I would use Keen cycling shoes. My sandals were Lakes, great sandal....RIP. I never used Gore-Tex over-socks but think that would...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15,406
Views: 11,399,028
Posted By Helldorado

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Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By Helldorado

I wish I lived in PDX. So much better bike...

I wish I lived in PDX. So much better bike infrastructure there than up here in Tacoma. Lube up your bike and git ridin'!
Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By phughes

I tour in Crocs. Rain is not an issue. In a very...

I tour in Crocs. Rain is not an issue. In a very short time after the rain stops, my feet are dry. No soggy shoes.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By Helldorado

I ride as cold as it gets here (usually in the...

I ride as cold as it gets here (usually in the 20s here in Tacoma) - as long as it is dry. If I know that the streets will be icy, I don't risk it and I drive in. But that's not a frequent problem....
11-05-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Sort of agree, but should be a multi-strand wire....

Sort of agree, but should be a multi-strand wire.

Telephone wire is a solid conductor, not multi-strand and the solid conductor could easily break at any points where it flexes a lot, like between...
11-05-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,007
Posted By mstateglfr

Saddle angle is always funny to me. I ride...

Saddle angle is always funny to me.

I ride what is a flat saddle(at least I think it is). Tilting forward means I slide forward and why would I want that? Tilting back means pressure where it...
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