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01-06-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By mechanicmatt

I have ridden 11 miles on essentially a...

I have ridden 11 miles on essentially a hiking/MTB trail on 35c's with really no ride issues on a dry day, however my rims needed a true when I got back. I would say 35c is the low end of the cush,...
01-06-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,346
Posted By mihlbach

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01-04-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By Paul Barnard

The gravel pictured there is ideal for 700x35...

The gravel pictured there is ideal for 700x35 gravel tires. Everyone has different gravel opportunities and different combinations of paved and gravel. What I have nearest to me is hardpack like...
12-30-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Posted By LAJ

I'm a firm believer in lobster style gloves....

I'm a firm believer in lobster style gloves. There's more opportunity for the heat to stay in because a couple of digits are sharing the space, each giving of a bit of heat.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Posted By GlennR

Lobster gloves

So winter is finally here and temps are in the low to mid 30s.

I already own a pair of Pearl Izumi 5 finger winter gloves, but my finger tips are cold and I need to stop to warm them after 40...
12-22-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By shelbyfv

Strava says 354,347 feet. 6216 miles. Legit...

Strava says 354,347 feet. 6216 miles. Legit numbers, no trainer or ebike. Rode my age on my birthday (72) but did not get in a century this year.:o
12-06-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,901
Posted By wolfchild

Most of my early morning rides are done...

Most of my early morning rides are done fasted....If I do decide to have breakfast, I will have about 5 - 6 whole eggs cooked but with runny yolks, a large chunk of bread and a chocolate chip muffin....
11-10-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By tangent70

Iíve ordered some 28cís myself. Should get them...

Iíve ordered some 28cís myself. Should get them by next week. I hope they give a softer ride than the 25ís presently on there. After Iíve installed the 28ís Iíll see if I can go wider. I would like...
11-03-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By Rdmonster69

Gonna Build a Titanium Bike !!

I have built some bikes in the past , both for myself and friends. I have done some ground ups and some mash ups of old and new parts. This will be more or less a mash up.

I just bought what...
10-31-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,595
Posted By kahn

So you can fumpher or futz with them on that...

So you can fumpher or futz with them on that downtube while pedaling on the wrong side of the street making that maneuver even more interesting.
10-28-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,346
Posted By mack_turtle

the local Austin SingleSpeeders (ASS) group is...

the local Austin SingleSpeeders (ASS) group is mostly a mountain bike group. but when it's rainy and the trails are muddy, a few dozen of us gather on "gravel" type bikes for urban riding. there are...
10-05-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By mechanicmatt

Mongoose Rockadile '97

I rebuilt this today. Thought I'd share.
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09-26-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By tangerineowl

https://99spokes.com/en-AU/compare?bikes=bombtrack...

https://99spokes.com/en-AU/compare?bikes=bombtrack-hook-1-2019,ritchey-outback-frameset-2019

Ride feel, I'd go for the Ritchey. The steel tubing and carbon fork will ride less harsh.

Ritchey...
09-26-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By Rolla

A lot of it would depend on the parts build, but...

A lot of it would depend on the parts build, but if all things are equal, the Ritchey's carbon fork vs the Bombtrack's aluminum would influence me strongly. Plus, I love Tom Ritchey's bikes and their...
09-15-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By 2old

I suggest the Trek Marlin (7, AIR) with Rock Shox...

I suggest the Trek Marlin (7, AIR) with Rock Shox (albeit low end), Shimano drivetrain & brakes, and dealer support for about the same price.
09-14-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,178
Posted By SkinGriz

Iím pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than...

Iím pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than they do on motorcycles.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ss78LfY3nE
09-14-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,930
Posted By Artmo

81, asthmatic. takes me at least 10 miles to be...

81, asthmatic. takes me at least 10 miles to be breathing easily
09-13-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,930
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Normal. Your blood vessels become more flexible...

Normal. Your blood vessels become more flexible as you warm up and can then carry more blood. You can speed the process some by doing a couple lowish gear spinups to high rpm and then a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By WhyFi

Man, I haven't seen or heard of Fruit Stripe is...

Man, I haven't seen or heard of Fruit Stripe is decades.
09-02-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,147
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing...

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing laundry. Pretty informative and exciting stuff, don’t you think ?
08-30-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,016
Posted By LV2TNDM

Ha, ha! Pracitcally twins!

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08-30-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By nomadmax

I'm no expert, but that don't look good.

I'm no expert, but that don't look good.
08-27-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,016
Posted By gis_guru

Here it is. ...

Here it is.
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My 14' Ritchey 650b
...
08-26-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Kapusta

Wut? I've known many people with GF frames...

Wut?

I've known many people with GF frames over the years. Only aware of one (a ~2000 Sugar) that cracked. I personally know of two 15-20 year old Sugars still in use.
08-21-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By Rdmonster69

New Bike For Me ...... Update ...Neck is Happy ...Bike is Heavier But Faster !!

2020 Trek Domane SLR6. Had to drive 3 hours one way to get it. The Trek store there had 2 in my size (58) as well as a 60. Wanted Viper Red and they had a 58 and a 60 in that color. Also picked up a...
08-16-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By freeranger

Carbon "paste" will help keep it from slipping....

Carbon "paste" will help keep it from slipping. I've also used anti-seize, made for auto spark plugs, since I had some on hand.
08-14-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By cxwrench

Why would you upgrade and not just spend the...

Why would you upgrade and not just spend the money on a better bike? :wtf:
ETA: That's very much an entry level bike so $200.00 isn't worth nor will it get you anywhere.
08-14-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1236594...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1236594-rene-herse-offering-8-80th-anniversary-bicycles.html
08-14-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Koyote

I googled it. For what you'd be getting, the...

I googled it. For what you'd be getting, the price is actually reasonable.

You've got to really be into randonneuring (sp?) to buy a bike like that, though.
08-05-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By indyfabz

You should ask the mods to let you change your...

You should ask the mods to let you change your name to ďthelamedog.Ē
08-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 39,789
Posted By Happy Hooligan

I've just discovered this great fork because of a...

I've just discovered this great fork because of a local pickup.

Mine is a 93 Kona Fire Mountain with the Girvin /Vector 2. I was told when I bought it, it was a prototype made by the inventor for...
07-29-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By chaadster

Man, AC wheels were awesome! I still have-- and...

Man, AC wheels were awesome! I still have-- and absolutely *love*-- two sets of Argent and set of Victory 30.

Anyway, the 350g rim, in it's ultimate iteration, was built into their Sprint 350...
07-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,978
Posted By Inusuit

I cringe a little when I'm passed by 70 mph semi...

I cringe a little when I'm passed by 70 mph semi trucks on the half mile of U.S. 85 I must ride to reach places like this. 34 miles yesterday, 18 on gravel or (barely) two track.

...
07-16-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7,991
Views: 2,403,600
Posted By Smokinapankake

Just nabbed this one today - late 80ís Fat City...

Just nabbed this one today - late 80ís Fat City Cycles Wicked Fat Chance. Iím very excited about it!
...
07-13-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,998
Posted By dwmckee

Nice choice! And US made frame...

Nice choice! And US made frame...
07-10-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By dmanders

Surgery went fine yesterday (friday). Lots of...

Surgery went fine yesterday (friday). Lots of pain and crutches for at least two weeks. PT starts on Monday. More updates to come. Will see when they let me back on the F12. It may be a recumbent...
07-06-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,125
Posted By 257 roberts

Now that's funny I don't care who you are lol

Now that's funny I don't care who you are lol
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 899,996
Posted By gios

Just got my second bike delivered yesterday. A...

Just got my second bike delivered yesterday. A Litespeed T5 with Shimano 105 group. Guy delivered the bike assembled, attached my pedals, and fit the seat and bar height before he left. Great ride...
07-06-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,125
Posted By indyfabz

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06-29-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By joeruge

Wait...two noble gases on the same bike? That's a...

Wait...two noble gases on the same bike? That's a hard one to beat!
06-27-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,016
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Fully rigid mtbs are super fun with the right...

Fully rigid mtbs are super fun with the right bars 😉

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06-21-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,891
Posted By AlmostTrick

Our CL already has a "gluttony of bikes"....

Our CL already has a "gluttony of bikes". (actually always has) Most are over priced and not moving.
06-12-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rolla

Fully rigid is where plus-size tires shine....

Fully rigid is where plus-size tires shine. Here's me & my Kona Unit X out in Terlingua, Texas:

...
06-11-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,998
Posted By tyrion

Something like a Bearclaw Thunderhawk with their...

Something like a Bearclaw Thunderhawk with their titanium...
06-08-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,125
Posted By JohnDThompson

There's no reason why the OP couldn't put a...

There's no reason why the OP couldn't put a spacer under the flange. It's on the NDS, so the chainline isn't affected.
05-21-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By prj71

If it fits an 11 speed cassette you will also...

If it fits an 11 speed cassette you will also need new shifter, new derailleur and a narrow/wide chainring.
05-20-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By c_m_shooter

You don't have to change anything on the rear.

You don't have to change anything on the rear.
05-16-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,016
Posted By Kapusta

When it is good (like a relatively smooth flowy...

When it is good (like a relatively smooth flowy trail) riding rigid is pretty awesome.
05-16-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,016
Posted By prj71

Vintage mountain bikes are neat to look at. But...

Vintage mountain bikes are neat to look at. But not enjoyable to ride.
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